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« Reply #150 on: July 10, 2010, 06:58:13 PM »
It is to "be in a fire" and in the wish's description  "leave a fireplace on or cook on a cheap stove."  

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« Reply #151 on: July 10, 2010, 08:17:28 PM »
I remember that one now.  I think that is one wish I would rather not grant for my sim, lol.  I have never gotten that one.
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« Reply #152 on: July 10, 2010, 08:30:51 PM »
Hi jerseygirl.  Does this Sim have the Daredevil trait?  They like to do things like this. 

I don't think just lighting the fireplace will work.  Your house needs to catch fire to fulfill the wish.  Many times cheap stoves catch fire because they're just cheap.  Fireplaces that aren't fireproof will also cause the house to catch fire.  I've also had fires from using an outdoor grill.  Unless your fireplace is fireproof, you can leave it on all the time and there will eventually be a fire.  Usually at night while your Sim is sleeping.

Be sure to have a fire alarm installed close to where the fire will be and be ready to call the fire department on the cell phone.  Your Sim can also extinguish the fire himself.  Just click on the fire and select Extinguish.  You'll probably have damage to the house and Sims can actually die in a fire.  So, be careful.  :)
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« Reply #153 on: July 10, 2010, 09:18:41 PM »
But the fire already happened, and the couch near the fireplace caught fire. I had that definite Sim extinguish the fire by himself to make sure that he enjoys the event.  :D  But after he extinguished it, his wish was still not fulfilled! (Yes, he has that trait.)

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« Reply #154 on: July 10, 2010, 09:42:13 PM »
The only other thing I can think of is that maybe he wants to catch on fire himself.  That's a little more tricky and I'm not sure it would even satisfy the wish.  But if he's near the fire and not putting it out, he could catch on fire.  More risk of death that way, of course, but you can often extinguish a Sim by sending him to the shower.
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« Reply #155 on: July 10, 2010, 09:52:02 PM »
Maybe get the inventors table and put a shower next to it.  Mine always catch on fire, even ones with 5 or 6 skill points.  Not sure what else will work.
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« Reply #156 on: July 10, 2010, 10:09:51 PM »
That's a good idea, Salty.  Inventors catch fire sooner or later.  Mine always make it to the shower in time, even if it's downstairs. 
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« Reply #157 on: July 11, 2010, 05:58:35 AM »
Oh, I've caught a Sim on fire once, and they have a sim hour to get to a shower, if you want to be daring, Jersey, or just don't like/have inventing.If you want to make absolute sure they won't die, grab a death flower- But it's a lot of work for a small wish.  :-[
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« Reply #158 on: July 11, 2010, 12:03:46 PM »
I don't think I have the inventor's table, I don't have expansions.
I have something else that I do not understand. When a Sim improves or master a skill, the note that appears on the top left says "check (sim's name)'s skill journal to find challenges or to refine the skill" or things like that. What is that journal and where is it?

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« Reply #159 on: July 11, 2010, 12:30:35 PM »
Look under the Skills tab.   You will see all the skills listed that your sim has, and how many points in each.  On the right side is a circle - click on that and it will open the Skill Journal.  There it will tell you what the skill challenges are for each skill and what your sim needs to do to master them.
 
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« Reply #160 on: July 11, 2010, 01:30:55 PM »
OK, thanks. That was helpful.

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« Reply #161 on: July 11, 2010, 05:31:14 PM »
So, I have these 2 sisters living in the same house with their husbands .... one of them got a girl the other got a boy, so I was thinking about making the girl and the boy fall in love and eventually get married!  Is that possible, to be cousins and living in the same home, and get married?
and if so, should I start getting them closer since their childhood or would it make a difference when they turn into YA ?

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« Reply #162 on: July 11, 2010, 11:46:28 PM »
I believe if they are blood related, then there would be no romantic option even come up. 
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« Reply #163 on: July 12, 2010, 02:13:38 AM »
My Gen 5 Spare could do Romancing with his Mothers Cousin but they were not listed as family.

In Relationships there can be several different Symbols under the portrait (The Left Side)

The Family one is an Adult hugging a child - You can't go Romantic on these relationships -

Grandfather,
Grandmother,
Mother,
Father,
Son,
Daughter,
Grand Daughter,
Grand Son,
Brother,
Sister,
Uncle,
Aunt,
'Cousins'  ??? I have never tested had many cousins in any of my games so I don't know...

If these Icons don't appear you can Romanticise them...  8)
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« Reply #164 on: July 12, 2010, 02:14:51 AM »
The game will show them as cousins.  I don't know for sure if it excludes romantic interactions, but I wouldn't be surprised at all if it doesn't.
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« Reply #165 on: July 12, 2010, 06:09:04 AM »
If you are the parent, you'll have to wait for your great-grandchildren's children before you can continue any romantic interactions down your bloodline (if I remember this correctly; I'm 99% sure this was how it was in one of my games).

I haven't tested cousins; but hey, cousin-cousin marriage is legal in Sweden even though the state strongly discourages it. ;D
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« Reply #166 on: July 12, 2010, 07:37:13 AM »
According to Samoth's explanation, it is possible for granddaughter and grandfather to engage in romantic interactions? (There would be something seriously wrong with The Sims 3 if that was possible...)
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« Reply #167 on: July 12, 2010, 08:56:41 AM »
So I will have to wait and try, and I will tell you guys about the results.  :D
I hope it works. I've been raising the kids and choosing their traits depending only on this idea (getting them married eventually), so I hope I won't lose what I worked for. ;D

Thanks for all the help.  :)

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« Reply #168 on: July 12, 2010, 11:06:14 AM »
According to Samoth's explanation, it is possible for granddaughter and grandfather to engage in romantic interactions? (There would be something seriously wrong with The Sims 3 if that was possible...)

I knew there was someone missing!  ;) I edited my post to include them.  :)
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« Reply #169 on: July 12, 2010, 02:15:12 PM »
They turned into teens and there are no romantic options!  :(

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« Reply #170 on: July 12, 2010, 02:45:29 PM »
According to Samoth's explanation, it is possible for granddaughter and grandfather to engage in romantic interactions? (There would be something seriously wrong with The Sims 3 if that was possible...)
As implied by my post, I couldn't engage in romantic interactions with my great-grandchild. So, unless I encountered a random glitch (which isn't impossible), you'd have to wait for your great-grandchild's child for your sim to 'reconnect your family tree'. ;)

they turned into teens and there are no romantic options !  :(
Well, that maybe settles the argument for cousins. What about second cousins?
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« Reply #171 on: July 12, 2010, 04:42:10 PM »
What about second cousins?

I have heard this several times before but still have no clue what they are?  ???
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« Reply #172 on: July 12, 2010, 04:46:25 PM »
If the parents are cousins, their children will be second cousins to one another.
 
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« Reply #173 on: July 12, 2010, 07:52:00 PM »
I believe romantic interactions are possible between second cousins.  That happened in my Legacy family.  Children of cousins are far enough removed from each other in the bloodline that romance is ok.
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« Reply #174 on: July 12, 2010, 08:55:09 PM »
Well, I may try that second cousin thing later . ;)

Guys, what should I do with the fish my Sim catches? other than putting them in a bowl?
And, my Sims keep having a wish to "see their son/daughter get married" after I have already kicked that son/daughter out. How can I make that wish come true when I don't control that son/daughter anymore?