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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #25 on: October 26, 2017, 05:20:20 PM »
I'm going to assume Potion of Youth is out of bounds for the teen?

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #26 on: October 27, 2017, 03:29:37 PM »
Thanks. Just wanted to clarify. It would be a little odd (but also easy), otherwise :)



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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #27 on: October 29, 2017, 07:46:26 PM »
Well, that was intense!

My YA Sim completed 21 aspirations and had one aspiration at Milestone III for 21300 pts.
My teen Sim completed 7 aspirations and had 2 others at Milestone II for 7400 pts.

Completed aspirations: 28000.
Partial aspirations: 700.

TOTAL: 28700 points.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #28 on: October 29, 2017, 07:58:32 PM »
Well, that was intense!

My YA Sim completed 21 aspirations and had one aspiration at Milestone III for 21300 pts.
My teen Sim completed 7 aspirations and had 2 others at Milestone II for 7400 pts.

Completed aspirations: 28000.
Partial aspirations: 700.

TOTAL: 28700 points.


*pick mouth off the floor* wow. That is outstanding. Great job reggikko.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #29 on: October 29, 2017, 09:12:37 PM »
Wow, @reggikko ! What an amazing score!

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #30 on: October 29, 2017, 09:46:37 PM »
We'll see.   ;)    Thanks!

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #31 on: October 30, 2017, 03:07:40 PM »
@reggikko Holy Macaroni and Cheese Straws O_O That was... Words can't... And then... (I seem to be channeling Gaivan Took, so, could someone please call @PeregrineTook to translate for me lol)
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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #32 on: October 31, 2017, 04:43:04 AM »
Next question (and one that isn't already answered elsewhere...I hope).

As we're not allowed to have two sims work on the same aspiration, I just want to clarify something with regards to aspirations sharing Milestones. For example, if a sim completes Milestone I of Nerd Brain, they automatically also complete Milestone I of Renaissance Sim. Does this mean that the sim is working one both aspirations for the purpose of the challenge?


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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #33 on: October 31, 2017, 05:17:23 AM »
Next question (and one that isn't already answered elsewhere...I hope).

As we're not allowed to have two sims work on the same aspiration, I just want to clarify something with regards to aspirations sharing Milestones. For example, if a sim completes Milestone I of Nerd Brain, they automatically also complete Milestone I of Renaissance Sim. Does this mean that the sim is working one both aspirations for the purpose of the challenge?



No, the game automatically completes those milestones for you. Out of your control.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #34 on: November 01, 2017, 01:17:26 AM »
Offspring - Hmm, in terms of the family aspirations, I messed up when I made my YA a male. Is bringing one offspring by your YA male into your household allowed or are offspring only restricted to your female getting pregnant?

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #35 on: November 01, 2017, 03:37:10 AM »
Offspring - Hmm, in terms of the family aspirations, I messed up when I made my YA a male. Is bringing one offspring by your YA male into your household allowed or are offspring only restricted to your female getting pregnant?

Hi Verdine, I asked this question in PM's and got told no. Household additions are only allowed through a natural pregnancy within the household itself.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #36 on: November 01, 2017, 03:16:43 PM »
@cyclonenic Thanks for the clearing it up for me! The amount of days to complete the family aspirations hadn't occurred to me until only after lol. Next time then, heheh.  :P

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2017, 03:04:25 PM »
My YA Sim completed:

6 Aspirations
3 Milestones 1
1 Milestones 2
1 Milestones 3

My Teen Sim completed:

4 Aspirations
0 Milestones 1
4 Milestones 2

Aspirations: 10,000
Partials: 1600

Total: 11,600

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #38 on: November 05, 2017, 12:03:18 PM »
Is aging up the YA offspring aloud? If so can the YA offspring also move out?

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #39 on: November 05, 2017, 01:41:24 PM »
Is aging up the YA offspring aloud? If so can the YA offspring also move out?

No restrictions on any offspring.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #40 on: November 08, 2017, 05:34:07 PM »
My Teen sim aged up to Elder with 10 aspirations completed and my YA sim completed 21 aspirations. Total points= 31000

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #41 on: November 08, 2017, 06:18:21 PM »
Excellent job, cyclonenic.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #42 on: November 09, 2017, 02:15:27 AM »
Thanks Metro. Ultra micro management required to get it done before cats and dogs today :)

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #43 on: November 09, 2017, 05:33:55 AM »
Thanks Metro. Ultra micro management required to get it done before cats and dogs today :)

I sent you a PM just to give you a heads up.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #44 on: November 11, 2017, 07:23:21 PM »
My YA Sim completed 2 aspirations and got 1 to level III, 3 to level II, and 4 to level I for 3300 points.
My Teen Sim completed 3 aspirations, and got 3 to level III for 3900 points.

Total of 3300 plus 3900 equals 7200 points.

I will be especially interested to hear how others got so many aspirations completed.
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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #45 on: November 13, 2017, 04:10:26 PM »
So, there's a bit of a problem with parties since Cats and Dogs patches. Basically, it's a bug that means certain criteria can never be met, specifically ones where you require multiple sims to do something (official bug thread here: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/COLLECTION-THREAD-Party-Goals-not-fulfilling/m-p/6381166/highlight/false#M45230).

Any ideas of how to get around this? It does mean some aspirations are now impossible to complete :/

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #46 on: November 13, 2017, 05:56:34 PM »
So, there's a bit of a problem with parties since Cats and Dogs patches. Basically, it's a bug that means certain criteria can never be met, specifically ones where you require multiple sims to do something (official bug thread here: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/COLLECTION-THREAD-Party-Goals-not-fulfilling/m-p/6381166/highlight/false#M45230).

Any ideas of how to get around this? It does mean some aspirations are now impossible to complete :/

Honesty is always the rule of thumb the team goes by with bugs. As long as you put in the work to accomplish certain party requirements, then use a cheat to advance an Aspiration.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #47 on: November 13, 2017, 06:18:04 PM »
The main problem is that if you can't complete some lower-level goals, you don't get the higher-level ones and there is no way to know if you'd have gotten a gold medal. I just threw a dinner party where besides "call to meal," the other first level goals were all related to multiple Sims doing something at the same time. Even though I "completed" those goals, they never turned over to reveal the next level, which means the highest medal I could have gotten with the goals I could see would have been silver.

I'm not sure what the solution is besides hoping it gets fixed ASAP, but there really is no way for a player to conjecture what their final party score would have been in the scenario I described. :(

If certain aspirations are removed from scoring, then a player who completed those aspirations may be penalized because the time they spent on them could have been devoted to a different aspiration that they did not have time to complete. This is going to be a tough call for the challenge team.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #48 on: November 13, 2017, 07:17:18 PM »
Even with this bug you can still legitimately complete Milestone 1-3 and most of 4 of the Party Animal aspiration and the Silver Dinner Party for Master Chef. The only thing you would struggle with is the task 3 Gold Medals in Milestone 4.  if a player can prove they got everything bar this task done and has photos they are doing the activities that are not rolling then I think it's a safe bet to say they would have gotten 3 gold medals. It's not that much time to do 3 gold parties. 1-3 sim hours each at most.

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Re: 2017 Tournament Finale: What Do You Want to Do When You Grow Up?
« Reply #49 on: November 13, 2017, 08:05:40 PM »
Of course, whatever the team decides is fine by me. To be honest, I HATE that aspiration and almost never play it. I had quite forgotten that it's only 3 Golds at the end. :D