Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Zale House is Full (of Glitches!) 11.2

Hi!  Welcome to the Zany Zales!  Let’s dig right in!

Zale Check!  Juniper is standing around, getting ready to restore her brain power.
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Krypton, our TH – is right where we left him.
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Painting.

Sam is resting after giving birth to the triplets.
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I don’t blame her!

Keiko is standing outside with the laundry gnome.
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She has “zombie attack” in her queue.

And here we have Livid, Lavender and Lilac!Screenshot-5
Aw.  My little pink burritos.

Hurry!  Before the swings stop!
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Looks like the girls are in good hands.
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For now.

Aha!  What have we here?
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This is not a “cheat” baby (from sauna woohoo) but a pregnancy from good ol’ fashioned shower woohoo.

Lavender takes the lead as an early favorite.
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Although there are two other babies to watch Lav is the only one anyone’s showing any interest in.

She’s also the only one awake?  Not sure if that matters.
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Boop.  Parenting completed.

It’s a birthday!
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Not the much anticipated triplet toddler birthday, but Keiko’s YA!

Hey, that ugly girl Pansy is here.  And hang in there Krypton, you can have a slice of cake in a moment.
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Sam cheers for her sister-in-law… I personally just want her out of the house.

KILL IT WITH FIRE!
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I cannot believe the horrors that The Zale Family ISBI – Alphabetcy is responsible for.

Keiko rolls kleptomaniac joining loves the cold, genius, absent-minded and easily impressed.
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Isn’t she lovely?

See ya Keiko!
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HEY!  I didn’t give you that hair.  Oh well, toodles.

HEY PANSY!  What the heck are you doing?
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Put the baby back in the swing.

You moron, she was just fine where she was.
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OOOoooh, I see… you’re not just ugly…
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You’re evil too.

Krypton:  You ugly, get outta my house.
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*Pretends they didn’t just politely wave goodbye*
Pansy: Someone should shut up that baby.

Poor Liv… there there little peanut.
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Krypton will make it alright.

Sam wakes up around 1:00am to pop into pregnancy stage one!
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Both her and her husband instantly roll wishes for a girl.  Well, I hope it’s a boy, so there.

I decide to let Sam try her hand at parenting and stop having Krypton restart the swings.  We’ll see how it goes!
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She’s family oriented, so I’m sure it’ll be great!

Sam: I think this delicate bundle of baby should swing EXTRA FAST!
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Poor Lilac.  Sam, this is not a good start.

We have guests!  Anne-Marie, Kasidy and Kahless!
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We have cakes!
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It’s time to meet those triplets!

Krypton takes Livid, Sam takes Lavender…and someone is crying.  I’d assume it’s Lilac, since she’s left behind.
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Anne-Marie is ROCKING out over there by the stereo.

Keiko shows up and cheers, Livid has blown out her candle, and Juniper has gone up to get Lilac.
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I like how Sam, Juniper and Krypton all had the highest relationship with a different triplet.

Hurry up, Juniper!
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We’re ready to meet the girls!

Lilac is first!  Throwback grandma Juniper green hair, normal eye shape, but alien in hue, the Zalien Nose Curse, nice full cheeks and lips.  What a great mix!
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Her favorite color is purple (how fitting!) and she’s disciplined and easily impressed.

Livid!  She likes grey and is a neurotic heavy sleeper.  NORMAL EYES AND NOSE!
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I’m so excited!

Lastly, Lavender!  She’s much like her sister Lilac, with the green hair, normal eye shape in alien black, but she has a nice proper nose!  She also likes purple (I swear, I had no influence over that!) and is a cold loving couch potato.

… …
And I don’t have a picture.  CRAP!  Oh well, you’ll see her as this post progresses, I guess.  Mega-fail on my part.  Sorry about that!  But I just couldn’t be happier with all three of the girls.

Krypton gets little Lilac in the walker.
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A starving Livid in the playpen…
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But no time for Lavender because…

…THE BABY IS COMING!
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There’s your first glimpse of Lavender, and you can’t even see her little face!

Off to the hospital!
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It’s a BOY!
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And a GIRL!

They’re both green (again) but I’m stoked!  I have FOUR girls to poll for heir poll, I’ve met my Boy/Girl challenge, AND Sam will complete her LTW of raising 5 babies to teenager.
The boy is Levi – he’s eccentric and athletic.
The girl is Leslie – she’s grumpy and disciplined.

By the time Sam and Krypton get back from the hospital, the triplets are a mess.
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It’s a real struggle to just get everyone to STOP (hey look, it’s Lav!) and just let Krypton take care of everything.

STOP putting the babies in the highchair.
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I finally realized it was my fault for putting this in the dining room, and I eventually move it up near the nursery.

Just let Krypton fix things.
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There there, Liv.  Daddy’s home.

And he knows best!
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Adorable.
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Beware the claw!

Alright Sam, I’m watching you – please don’t turn the swings on “fast”.
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Note:  See that painting Krypton is in the middle of?  He’s used that same block-style MANY times.  Interesting.

For a few brief moments, all five children are taken care of and happy.
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Lav and Lil.

Livid.
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And Leslie and Levi.
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We have peace.

Now paint my pet.
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There is much work to be done!

Dang it Sam!  “Feed on floor” is a perfectly fine option.
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Apparently I haven’t moved that thing yet.

Um, Lavender?  Are you okay?
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…???

So… that’s not good.
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Krypton?  Little help?

Dang, you’re busy potty training Lilac.
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Hang in there, Lav – He’s going to save you next.

Erm…
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Uh…
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Okay…
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Yay!
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All fixed.  Well that was alarming.

Parenting is hard.
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Krypton and I working very hard with these little munchkins.

Let’s see if Liv has a better adventure with the walker than her sister.
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Note:  It was fine this time.

Two down, one to go!
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Yay!

How cute are the girls?
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Answer:  Very cute.

Juniper just got promoted!
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Only ONE MORE to go!

Look at all that nasty floor potty.
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Trying to train up triplets will do that to you.  I like how the invention gnome is very carefully NOT touching the mess.

Maid:  Looks like I’m done here!  *Plops garbage on floor* -$125.00
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😐

Nice work Sam…
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You broke it!

It’s not like Krypton doesn’t have fifty million other things to do…
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…single-handedly raising your FIVE children.

Aw, look at this cute painting Krypton made?
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It’s the first one he’s painted that I’ve kept.

Oh Lavender… why is it always you?
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Is it because I missed your CAS shot?

Whoa, look what Juniper made!
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It’s a flaming angel food cake!

Just so happens Krypton is hungry!
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He got a cute “warm fuzzies” moodlet for 2 hours.

Aw, too adorable.
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These two played in here so long, they’re best friends.

This stupid skill is taking FOREVER.
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I’m sure it has nothing to do with the constant interruptions of five children.

WE HAVE CAKES!
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It’s not for the triplets, however.

It’s Leslie’s birthday!
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Juniper’s too!
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And of course little Levi!
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Party!

Here’s Leslie!  Alien colored eyes, normal shaped, dark hair and a proper nose!
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Leslie likes Irish green.

Our Levi has taken on more of his mom’s face shape, but Krypton’s facial features.
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His favorite color is regular green.

Juniper would NEVER change her hairstyle, so here she is!
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A slightly more conservative outfit.  I think she looks adorable.

Uh… Juniper?
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Good heavens my Zales are glitchy today.
Juniper: *Scratches butt with armpit cake*

Speaking of glitches, how many can you count in this picture?
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I see two.  Liv’s invisible IF, and Lil playing INSIDE the block table.

Alright Livid, five toddlers is hard enough without you crying for no reason.
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Do cease, please?

One down!
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Cutie patootie Levi!

Juniper is an adorably doting grandmother.
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She’s also very helpful!

Sam DOES still live here.
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She’s mopping up potty, it’s very helpful.

You have no idea how difficult this was:
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As soon as Krypton would get one put in, Sam or Jupiter would take them out, or put it on fast, or go in for a tickle attack, or stand in the way, or just INTERFERE.  So, left to right, Lilac, Levi, Livid, Leslie, and Lavender.  I present, generation L!

I started calling it the “assembly line” in my head while playing…
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Sam is actually helping this time.

It’s birthday time again!  The “Purple Triplets” are ready to become children!
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Aw, super cute:
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Livid rolls diva, joining heavy sleeper and neurotic.  I give her a little subtle make-up to suit her diva trait.
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Lavender adds equestrian to couch potato and loves the cold.  She gets to wear a cowgirl hat and boots!
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Lilac rolls animal lover to go with easily impressed and disciplined.  The tiny Zale Nose Curse looks terrible on a rounder face.
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But I just love all three of them. ❤

Liv’s first act outside of the swing is to break the dishwasher.
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Thanks heaps.

Lil and Lav just eat cake like normal little girls.
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Except nice…
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Try not to stay there too long, you’re blocking the fridge!

And with that – the parenting/painting nook heads for simpler times.
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At least…
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Until the bedtime story madness begins!

And that’s it for this post!  Do join us again soon, won’t you?  Until then, HAPPY SIMMING!

SCORE:
Failing school -5:  1 (-5)
Game Sent a Service Sim -5:  81 (-40)
Passing Out -5:  34 (-170)
Self-Wetting -5:  30 (-150)
Accidental Deaths -10:  1 (-10)
Social Worker Visit -15:  0 (YAY!)
Births +5:  32 (+160)
Twin Births + 10:  9 (+90)
Triplet Birth +15:  2 (+30)
Fulfilling LTW + 40: 7 (+280)
Honor Roll +5:  11 (+55)
Randomize Traits for an Entire Generation +10:  10 (+100) (Keiko was the last of the K’s)
Every $100,000 +20:  6 (+120)
Spouse Tops Career +10:  3 (+30)
I Called a Repairperson -10:  4 (-40)
Repo-man -5:  1 (-5)
TOTAL: +445

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Inventions, Paintings, Sculptures and Nooboos! 11.1

Hello!  Welcome back to another fun-filled Zale Family ISBI – Alphabetcy installment!  This post isn’t going to be incredibly long, but a lot happens, so let’s dig right in!

Zale Check!
Juniper is enjoying being out from under my thumb and slides away on the water slide.
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Even though it’s cold and dark.  Oh well!  Have fun!

Almost Zale Sam is hanging out in the bedroom.
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Isn’t she adorable?

Our TH Krypton standing near the wine racks contemplating a sink.
Oops, no photo apparently.  Well, you’ll see a lot of Krypton… moving on…

Almost TH Kahless is going to sleep.
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Which is a strange activity for an alien – but okay.

Keiko is standing around by the bonehilda coffin.
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That dress is super cute though.  I’m not sure I’ve ever really noticed it before.

Then Krypton is off!
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We have a mission to attend to!

TADA!
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GNOME O’ DA WRIST.

Juniper worked so hard on this garden, I don’t want it to go to waste!
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But it’s quite large at this time, and I can’t have Krypton wasting all of his valuable skilling hours in the garden…  Thankfully it’ll go dormant soon.

Nice job you two.
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Which one of you broke it?

Back to work in the basement for Krypton!
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I’ve focused mostly on sculpting at this point…

Sam woke up well-rested and found a book.
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I think it’s the French Toast French Kissing one.  I need to get her a tablet (I did).

I found Keiko chatting up the maid.
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Considering the little freak can clean the entire house with just a waggle of her genie finger, I’m sure she doesn’t understand the importance of NOT distracting the help.

Sam finds ways to be near her betrothed, even while he’s busy working on his LTW.
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They really spend very little time together.  Hopefully once Krypton makes some more progress on his LTW, he’ll be a more devoted spouse.

Aww, look!  He sculpted a high chair!
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I’m going to have to keep it!  I know we’ll have L babies eventually!

Sam then reads a romance novel while sweating in the sauna.
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Seems to me you’d get the book wet?

Aw.
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I made Krypton take a break and join her.

HA!  Considering what I know you two just did, that’s awfully proper, Sam.
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Too adorable, however.

Why thank you Sam!
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Aren’t you most helpful!

HA HA HA!
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An evil freezer bunny sculpture!  It’s hilarious.

Krypton rolled an inventing wish, so we take a break from sculpting and work on that skill too.
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I’ve never done any inventing in this game before, should be fun!

Bless you sweetie!
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But it’s a special day!  You don’t have to scrub the counters today.

You both look just lovely. ❤
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Seriously?  I love them.  Samton?  Krypam?  HA… well, I’m sure one of you lovely readers will come up with a good couples name for them.

In a private Fall ceremony at the beach…
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…Krypton and Samali exchange vows…
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…and rings…
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…And seal it with a kiss.
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Say hello to Mr. & Mrs. Krypton Zale!

OMG, look at them.  I need to give them rings immediately.
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Is that not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen?

OH!  You should probably be properly introduced to Samali Zale!
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She is a loner, night owl, bookworm, family oriented genius who’s LTW is to be surrounded by family!  Well no problem, dear!  I planned on a rather large family.  I’m trying to work some of this ALIEN out of the gene pool.

Juniper here has made it to level 7 of the culinary career!  She’s now a sous chef.
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I think that’s her outerwear, which is funny because it’s nearly identical to her everyday, it just has gloves.  I vaguely remember doing that…

Oops, while she was standing at the door and I was watching her, she changed into more work appropriate attire.
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She also had a normal nose for a second, it was SO weird, I’m bummed I didn’t capture it, but you’ll just have to believe me.

Oh goodie.  Look what Sam found.
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Oh well, I still adore you.

Krypton hath invented the drinking llama.
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It’s adorable.  I’m so excited to see what else he comes up with!

Hey Sam?
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Whatcha doin’?

Back downstairs…OH DEAR!
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Krypton!  What have you done!

That is NOT the “Stop, Drop, and Roll” I learned in school!
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*Laughs while Krypton flees for his life in a panic*

There there, Krypton.  There, there.
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You’ll be alright now.

And back upstairs… YAY!
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A nooboo is on the way!  I’m so excited!

Krypton has been working very hard.
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And follows tradition and restores his brain power by the pond.

Aw, Kahless joined him!
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Too cute.  Brotherly love brain restoration.

Poor Sam spends a lot of time all alone.
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It is what she prefers, but I still feel bad for her.

We have BABY BUMP!
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Aww… I can’t wait!

Pregnant Sam wants some hotdogs!
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Apparently they’re her meal of choice while pregnant.
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There’s another older batch right there rotting in the sun.

Meanwhile Krypton continues slaving away at the skilling stations.
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He’s getting pretty good!

It’s Kahless’ birthday!  But that wench Keiko is in the way.
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She wanted to check out the new object… because it’s not like the millionth cake or anything.

A second attempt and it’s birthday time!
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Everyone but Juniper is in attendance, as she is at work.

Kahless rolls brave to join great kisser, dog person, loner and clumsy.  This is what he aged up wearing and looking like:
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I believe that is the worst outfit I’ve ever seen.  Ever.  You win Kahless, you win.  *slow clapping*

I quick trip through CAS and a little makeover magic and we have…
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…a rather handsome fella!  I genuinely think he turned out quite good looking!

But before he can even finish his cake…
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(seriously, he’s super handsome!)

It’s toodle-oo Kahless.
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Bye honey!  *waves*

I’ve really been neglecting the painting portion of Krypton’s LTW, so here he is painting.
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I’ve never mastered painting, so I’m pretty excited to see what he comes up with.

All Krypton does is skill, so I thought I’d follow Sam around for a bit but…
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😐

Maybe Juniper then…
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Ah, putting away the birthday cake I see.  Riveting.

Juniper then went all the way upstairs to chat with Sam about that star she discovered named “China”.
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It got baby loving Sam out of the chair, so I approve!

Yay!  Make friends!
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Give Sam someone to talk to so she’s not so isolated!

Juniper!  What on Earth are you doing!
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Don’t EAT DIRT.  HA!  Since Juniper was always micromanaged by me, she didn’t get to do a lot of her favorite “daredevil” things… now that she’s on her own, she can eat all the dirt she wants.  Look at poor Sam’s face!

Immediately after Juniper RAN off (all jacked on dirt eating) Sam returned to the solitude of the rocking chair.
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*sigh*

Having never completed this LTW, or even mastering ANY of these skills before, I’m having a fair bit of fun watching Krypton create.
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It’s not exciting YET, but I know it will be eventually!

The allure of the shuffleboard gets Sam out of the rocking chair.
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Look at how adorable she is?
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Juniper gets drawn in too!
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Good!  I want you to be close friends!

This friendly bonding game of shuffleboard is interrupted by…
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LABOR!

Off to the hospital!
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Run Krypton!

Well, well, well!  What do we have HERE!
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Squee!!

And in the basket?  We have ONE PINK BABY!
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It’s a Girl!  Lilac – easily impressed and disciplined.

TWO PINK BABIES!
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It’s a Girl!  Lavender – couch potato and loves the cold.

THREE PINK BABIES! (HA HA HA – in my best The Count accent)
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It’s a Girl!  Livid – heavy sleeper and neurotic.

Livid is associated with a dark bluish purple, so I thought it went pretty well with Lilac and Lavender… all purples!  Liv, Lav, and Lil.  Daww.
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All green skinned!  I’m not gonna lie, I was hoping for a return to normal… but I love them just the same.  Triplets are always special!  The second set in Zale history!  We haven’t had triplets since the D generation.

Zale Style Parenting continues…
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With painting skill to work on, I move an easel next to the girls’ swings and put Krypton back to work.  I can’t wait to see the girls on their toddler birthdays!

And that’s all for now!  Come back soon to see what’s next for the Zales!  Until next time, Happy Simming!

SCORE:
Failing school -5:  1 (-5)
Game Sent a Service Sim -5:  81 (-40)
Passing Out -5:  34 (-170)
Self-Wetting -5:  30 (-150)
Accidental Deaths -10:  1 (-10)
Social Worker Visit -15:  0 (YAY!)
Births +5:  30 (+150)
Twin Births + 10:  8 (+80)
Triplet Birth +15:  2 (+30)
Fulfilling LTW + 40: 7 (+280)
Honor Roll +5:  11 (+55) (Keiko made honor roll this post)
Randomize Traits for an Entire Generation +10:  9 (+90)
Every $100,000 +20:  6 (+120)
Spouse Tops Career +10:  3 (+30)
I Called a Repairperson -10:  4 (-40)
Repo-man -5:  1 (-5)
TOTAL: +415

Welcome Krypton Zale! 11.0

That’s right, friends!  Krypton won the heir poll!

Wait.  That’s not entirely true.  Here’s what happened:

Krypton Zale:
Boolprop votes: 4
Blog votes: 13
Total: 17

Kahless Zale:
Boolprop votes: 3
Blog votes: 14
Total: 17

😐

So I had my husband come in and look at their trait cards, and pick one.  He picked Krypton.  And with that, let the new TH adventures begin!F

Zale Check!
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Here’s Juniper looking displeased.  I guess she wasn’t quite ready to pass the torch!

And our winner Krypton!
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Looking rather adorable if I do say so myself.

Kasidy and Keiko – Nice girls.  Lookin’ great.
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😐

Here’s Kira Nerys, also standing around in the dining room.
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And lastly, our almost victor Kahless.
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Playing around in his outerwear on the water-slide.  Good race for poll buddy!  You tied!

Krypton’s first action under my ultimate rule is to clean a counter.
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I had forgotten how fun a neurotic Sim can be, and how you can ear a zillion LTH points by fulfilling all the cleaning and sink checking wishes.

And it’s time to get started on that LTW!  We need to master painting, inventing and sculpting!
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So wait, why is he making a potion and listening to a logic tabcast?  Well, he rolled a wish for logic and…

…I may have made a mistake.  But here we go!
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Sculpting time!

Meanwhile, around town, I evicted that nice Dickson family and tossed in:
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Left to Right: Jasmine Miller from the Miller-Yang Legacy, Anne-Marie Kultura from the It’s a Small World After All Cultracy, Sammy the SimSelf, creator of the Miller-Yang Legacy and her own TS4 ISBI Sammy is Surrounded by Idiots, Betty Lightning the founder of my own Lightning Alphabetcy, Julia the SimSelf, creator of the Loki is Surrounded by Idiots Legacy, unfortunately mostly hidden SimSelf Sam, creator of the Maloney WYDC, and the Rourke Boolprop EPIC Legacy Challenge, and lastly, my own SimSelf.  Apparently the move was tiring for all of them.

Back at Casa de Zale, we’ve made a chair!
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It’s too early in the morning to go visit the new neighbors, but soon!

Actually – NOW!
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Betty, Sammy and Julia are still outside.

Krypton approaches and Sammy and asks to be invited in.
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He likes Sammy.
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Shocking.  Everyone heartfarts Sammy!

A quick intro to Jasmine!
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Jasmine is who I planned on having Krypton marry – but they didn’t really hit it off!

Another intro to Anne-Marie while Sam makes drinks.
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And more hearts for Sam herself!
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Krypton hearted Sam, Anne-Marie and Sammy – not Jasmine who I had mentally betrothed for him.

I decide to let Krypton chat up Sam to see how the relationship goes.
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Betty interferes and gets drinks.

They’re both geniuses!
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And Sam is adorable.

SimMe: BOOZE!
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O.O  Nice SimHeather, real nice.

Krypton tests his manly wiles on Jasmine.
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OOGA BOOGA! BLARG!  *pulls faces*

Then I have Krypton go for it, to see if Jasmine is suitable spouse material for him.
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She’s unimpressed.
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Sorry Jasmine.  You’re a very lovely Sim, and we’ll find a use for you someday!

Now that Jasmine thinks Krypton is creepy, he heads back over to Sam.
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Aw, they’re adorable together.
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Sam, you made a SimSelf at your own risk, now you’re going to become a Zale and marry an alien.

Damn, I was a little slow with the camera, but…
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…First kiss!

And a girlfriend!
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And with that successful outing, I send Krypton home.

He arrives just in time to see the girls heading off to prom!
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They all look lovely in their dresses.  Even Keiko.

Krypton returns to sculpting and…
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…ooh!  It’s a lion thingie!  We sell it for 30 bucks.

At prom, Kahless starts dating someone named Pansy, and Kira Nerys hits it off with someone named Pierre.  At home, Krypton brushes his teeth three times.
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Scrubby Scrub Scrub.

After very minty breath, Krypton picks up the phone and…
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…Sam isn’t interested right now.  But Sam!  he brushed his teeth three times!

The teens hath returned.
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And they’re hungry!
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And in each others way.
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Oh chill out Keiko you freak.

Downstairs, with the teenage chaos above going unnoticed, Krypton can sculpt with wood!
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Ha, adorable!
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What a fun little alligator!

All the hard work sculpting and finding a girlfriend has taken its toll on Krypton.
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Like his mother before him, he finds the lounge chairs out by the pond to recharge his brain power.

Juniper is the only one home with Krypton right now.
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I miss her, I really do.  I still hope she can top that career and earn us that fridge!

I bought a couple cakes, then Juniper went and cried about them.
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I guess he doesn’t want her babies to grow up!

The teens are home!
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And it’s a party!

This guy, Pierre, is Kira’s love interest.
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He’s rather handsome, if not a bit boring in the face.

And here comes Sammy and Julia!
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*waves*

My SimSelf, Anne-Marie and Sam!
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Birthday time for the girls!
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Kira Nerys and Kasidy are aging up!

Seriously Julia?  Your bikini?
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Why is it always you?  Krypton Approves.

No really, he’s even clapping about it.
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Krypton:  Wee!  half-naked girl!  *clap clap clap*

Birthday time!  Juniper, Keiko, and Pansy Prudence, Kahless’ RI from prom.
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Wow.  That’s a lot of ugly in one picture.

Having fun, Kasidy?
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Kasidy: WOO!  WEE!!

The boys support their sisters on this special day.
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Well, Krypton showed up, at least.

SimMe:  Hey Kasidy?!?  TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!
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Kasidy rolled disciplined to join clumsy, eccentric, genius and absent-minded.
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She doesn’t look exactly like Juniper, but I can’t really figure out what the differences are.

Then my game crashed.  GRR.

Fast forward through a very different prom, and I age them up at about 4:00 pm on their birthday.
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No party this time.

I gave Kasidy disciplined, as she’d rolled it last time – the same hair, and a similar outfit.
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Then Kira Nerys goes, and rolls workaholic to join heavy sleeper, grumpy, bookworm and mean spirited.
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I move them out…
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And we’re back on track!

I have Krypton ask Sam out on a date!
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Thankfully she says YES this time!

Although she felt the need to bring chaperones.
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Julia, Sammy, Anne-Marie and Betty are there too.

But when Krypton does finally get Sam alone, it’s adorable.
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And very sweet.  Look at her cute face!

Inside the lounge, Krypton and Sam play foosball.
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Jasmine tries to throw a wrench in things and reclaim her position in the legacy.
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Sorry Jasmine.  Not this time.

Krypton rolled a wish to see a movie, and Sam was feeling overwhelmed by the crowd, so I sent them to see “I’m Dying, Let’s Dance”… sounds uplifting.
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They run through the rain to catch the show.  Pretty romantic!

Krypton enjoyed the show, and the company!
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I have him kiss her goodbye…
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And it was a great date!
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Ha, Sam!

After the date, it’s back to work!
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Mastering three skills will take some time!

Ooh!  We’ve graduated on to ice!
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Shiny!

Speaking of graduation…
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it’s everyone’s favorite time!

Krypton graduates class valedictorian and most likely to get married!
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I have to agree, it is quite likely he will get married.

Aw, adorable!
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He looks very happy with himself!

After graduation, it’s time for another date with Sam!
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This time, not out and about, but at home.

Smoochie!
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Too cute.

The Zales have a photo booth in their basement.
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It’s a nice date activity.

Aw!
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How cute are they?

And more aww…
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Sam, you are a lovely little SimSelf – I hope you don’t mind that you’re joining this house!

And then in the bathroom…
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…Like all good legacies…
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…Krypton pops the question!
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Sam is a little surprised at first!
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But of COURSE she says yes!
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Loves
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Then, from experience, I spam friendly interactions until the “Ask to Move In” option becomes available.  I’ve found that if you don’t move in the Sim, you can have a married couple roll wishes to move in with each other – even though they obviously already live together.  Krypton asks her to move in…
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And she says YES!
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With that Samali aka Sam joins the Zale house!
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I’m excited!

Being a regular human, a bedroom gets made over to reflect her favorite color of Irish Green
Screenshot-87And we’ll have to wait and see what the future holds!

What shall happen next time?  A wedding? Maybe a Generation L baby or two?  Come back soon to find out!  Until then, Happy Simming!

SCORE:
Failing school -5:  1 (-5)
Game Sent a Service Sim -5:  81 (-40)
Passing Out -5:  34 (-170)
Self-Wetting -5:  30 (-150)
Accidental Deaths -10:  1 (-10)
Social Worker Visit -15:  0 (YAY!)
Births +5:  27 (+135)
Twin Births + 10:  8 (+80)
Triplet Birth +15:  1 (+15)
Fulfilling LTW + 40: 7 (+280)
Honor Roll +5:  10 (+50)
Randomize Traits for an Entire Generation +10:  9 (+90)
Every $100,000 +20:  6 (+120)
Spouse Tops Career +10:  3 (+30)
I Called a Repairperson -10:  4 (-40)
Repo-man -5:  1 (-5)
TOTAL: +375

Zaliens, The Garden, and HEIR POLL 10.4

Yup!  You read that right!  By the time you reach the end of this post, it’s HEIR POLL TIME!  Last time, on The Zale Family ISBI – Alphabetcy my little family got all settled in Twinboork, Tahiya died, and Juniper finally started going to work, hopefully to get me that fancy fridge that prevents food from spoiling.  This time…

ZALE CHECK:
Having begun all the recent Zale checks with Tahiya it is strange to begin with Ike – who is just standing around about to head to bed.
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Hi Ike 🙂

Juniper is about to complete mopping up the puddle from the previously broken dishwasher.
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I really like the way their new kitchen turned out.

Krypton is reading a book, and Kasidy has just finished some cake.
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Kira is outside with her eldest sibling as well.
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So many alien faces!

Kahless is asleep in his boat bed.
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With his adorable “Under the Sea” bedding.

And lastly we have Keiko.
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Off to read about the Adventures of Raymundo.

We’re just killing time for birthdays now – waiting for the Kahless to age up so we can have an heir poll.  Enjoy all the filler.

I tempt fate and have Juniper eat a magic jelly bean.
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She gets a Lucky moodlet for 24 hours.  I’ll say we were lucky indeed!

Then I have her go fishing so we can have lots of decent fertilizer for the garden!
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Twinbrook is so swampy!  I like it though.

I bought some random skill objects for the basement, Juniper instantly rolled a wish to discover a potion.
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It went well.
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We kept at it, however, and she learned how to make a bladder flow potion.  Gross.  I sold it.  I *should* have thrown it at Keiko, just because.  But fails count!

Krypton and Keiko are hungry.
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And I caught Keiko bein’ a genie!

Juniper needs to restore her brain power.  I told her to do it, be she picked the spot!
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I think it’s a fantastic spot!  By the koiless pond.

Juniper and Ike were away at work, so I thought I’d check in with the kids.
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Krypton and Kira are watching Krypton’s fish.  Although they’ve both aged out of needing a bedroom, since they don’t sleep, they still have designated rooms.  I assume we’ll get NON-Aliens eventually, and I’ll be able to use the rooms again.

Kasidy is about to use the restroom.
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Sorry for the interruption.  Are your ankles okay?

Kahless is in the shower, and Keiko is on her way for a shower.
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I didn’t want to take a picture of showering Kahless, so here’s Keiko in the hall.  Boring!

Neurotic Sims are funny.
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Krypton checking the fireplace.  Juniper has fireproof homestead, so I’m not worried.  I love the fireplaces.

Ike here is 94 days old.
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Hi cutie.

Then – just after checking on Ike, while Juniper was out collecting seeds…
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…farewell Ike.  He broke the shower too.  Awesome.

His death went unnoticed by the household.
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And Grim came, urned, and left without any fanfare.  He did spare a wisp of a thought for the broken shower, however.

Although the children had better things to do…
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…(Stupid rocking chair) they all get the mourning moodlet.  Fare thee well, Ike Zale.  Thanks for getting pregnant by an alien.  😐

Meanwhile, Juniper is clumsy, and I finally caught it on camera.
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Whoopsy doodle!  She looks terrified.  Or furious?

Juniper’s been working hard.
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And she has quite the little garden going!

I was impatiently awaiting Juniper’s exit from work, and I saw all the interesting faces of Twinbrook!
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I’m excited to see who the TH is so we can start getting our hands on these fine, fine genetics!

Juniper has business in the graveyard tonight.
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Spooky, foggy, rainy graveyard!

Ike and Tahiya are laid to rest next to Helen, Ramon and Imogene.
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😦

Back at the house… something is broken!
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And why on earth is Kasidy in her swimwear?  There is nothing on this lot that would make her change… is she insane and I forgot?  Or maybe she just doesn’t want to drown in the puddles.

Juniper gets home and starts on laundry duty.
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I really wish the maids did laundry.  They’ll pick up floor piles, and move the laundry from one machine to the other, but they never empty the laundry baskets!

Hey!  We found the Zales first new gnome!
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I haven’t named it.

Kira and Krypton get home and immediately do their homework.
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They’re so studious!

Kasidy had an after school activity, so she was the last to arrive home.
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Bored yet?  Ugh me too.  This post is lame.

MOVING ON.

Little Kahless is cute…
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Until this.
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But we only have 6 more hours of it!

Six long hours…
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Yes yes, tragic.

I’m going to have Juniper look through her children’s favorite foods and prepare them.  Krypton, being the eldest, gets his favorite made first.
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Porcini risotto.  Like a boss.

Um… yum?
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That looks terrible.

Hmm, Kira likes stir-fry and Juniper doesn’t know that recipe.  Damn.  But Kasidy gets grilled salmon.
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Even though we don’t use the grill.

Aww look!  She even came and got some!
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Adorable.
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Although I’m not sure how “grilled” it was… more of a pan sear…

With Krypton, Juniper’s first born, only seven days from Young Adulthood, I age up Juniper, who still had 11 days until her Adult birthday.
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She becomes a slightly more wrinkly Zalien.
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Most of her children cared.

Mom and son table tennis!
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They’re both terrible.

I checked to see if maybe Stir-fry was a lunch menu item, but nope, Juniper just doesn’t know that recipe.  She must not have acquired it while in China.
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I have her make a cheesesteak instead, because it sounded freakin’ delicious to me.

Juniper has to head off to work soon, but it’s Kahless’ birthday!  I buy a cake, and I’ll try to have Juniper trigger it from work.
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She won’t be there, but that’s okay!

It worked!
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I was so pleased!  I will have to remember this.  With Juniper selected, I was able to click the cake, and have Kahless blow out the candles.  It totally triggered the party!

All but Kasidy show up to cheer.
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Even if Krypton is having dooring issues.

Oops, I lied!  Kasidy was too there!  Just out of camera angle!
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How cute, a little Sibling birthday party.

Kahless rolls great kisser to join dog person, clumsy and loner.
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He’s freakin’ adorable and I love him.  He’s full on alien with Brain Power.

There are four teenage aliens in this house, that’s a lot of not sleeping.
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I never realized how much I enjoyed the break of a Sim asleep.  It was just one more you didn’t have to worry about for a few minutes… but they just don’t sleep.  I hope they use their powers for good instead of failing.

Only one member of this house still needs to sleep.
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In fact, she needs to sleep right about now!

I meant to share a picture of our little genie’s bedroom.
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I tried to make it genie themed.  A spice brown loving genie, that is.  It isn’t perfect, but I really like it.

I have Juniper watch some cooking channel to try to learn the recipe for stir-fry without travelling.
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It doesn’t work, but…

…she asks all her little Zaliens to join her.
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I must say, I’m finally used to these faces… and voices.

Keiko’s favorite food is pancakes.
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So Juniper whips up a batch.

Kahless loves vegetarian fish and chips, but we can’t make that until dinner time.  So garden interlude!  There’s a few “Special” plants in there, I’m excited to see what they are!
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With all Juniper’s free time, it’s not even that much work to keep it going.  Gives her and I something to do!  I’m going to be bummed when the season changes…

The first time I’ve seen one of the children restore their brain power.
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This I am still not used to.

I then got a pop up that Kira Nerys was behaving inappropriately… I track her down at the Greenwood’s house…
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…Also restoring her brain power.
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Although hers looks a bit more like Butt Power.

Juniper enjoys playing ping pong with her sons.
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A match with Kahless this time.  She’s still terrible – Kahless a little less so.

Speaking of Kahless, it’s dinner time, so vegetarian fish and chips are on the menu.
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And a batch of Juniper’s favorite too.
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Good ol’ mac and cheese.  Everyone but poor little Kira Nerys gets to enjoy their favorite food.  Damn.

I bought a bunch of tablets and drug one into each of the kids’ inventory.  Kasidy is listening to a writing tabcast.
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I approve!

Fail Alert.
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Thanks Keiko.  -5

Juniper caught a salmon while fertilizer fishing, and rolled a wish to grill it.  I decided hey, why not?
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And I make her actually GRILL it too!

With absolutely nothing to do, I decide to see if the alien can get a sun tan.
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Maybe like this?
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Nope.
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She did not get a tan.

But now the kids are home!  And it’s someone’s birthday!
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The last born child is joining her sibling in teenagehood.

Keiko had easily impressed locked in, joining absent-minded, genius and loves the cold.
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I spent a lot of time on her look, and I think she turned out kinda cute.  Weird.

Man, the house is Juniper and FIVE teenagers!
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You can see all of them in this picture.  Kasidy and Kahless are inside.

Krypton made honor roll!
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He cancels out Keiko’s pass out fail.  +5

Juniper and Keiko rolled the teach to drive/learn to drive wishes.  So we’re off in the motive mobile!
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I assigned Keiko Flora’s old pink car after completing the skill.  Not that she’ll use it, but still kind of fun.

Look what I found in the garden!?
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It’s my first ever money tree in all my playing history!  I’m so excited!

It’s leisure day, so I have the Zales sit around the fire pit and roast marshmallows.
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Don’t mind Juniper there, she’s just a little burned from playing a little too close.

Keiko’s catches on fire!
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Then Kahless’ does too!
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Holy crap, look at this face…
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What?  The?  Hell?  She may be a genie that looks like an alien, but that face is ALARMING.

Kira manages to eat her marshmallows without looking like a monster.
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HA HA!

SERIOUSLY!! LOOK AT THIS!
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She’s ALSO stabbing herself through the cheek.  Perhaps that is the reason for the incredibly alarming face.

I decide it’s finally time to scrap Tahiya’s painting.
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Juniper is going to take up art.

The entire crew has gathered to watch Saturday morning TV.
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Cute 🙂

These two are best friends!
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These two are leaning towards enemies.
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Kira thinks Kasidy is really boring, and their relationship is about half way down the red side.

Mean-spirited Kira Nerys is about to scare her brother.
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Careful Krypton!  She’s right behind you!
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I tried to warn you, buddy.
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This face found that entirely far too entertaining.
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She just walked away laughing – it was ridiculous.

Looks fun – sort of.
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THEN:  My game started lagging incredibly bad!  I considered taking the generation 11 TH and just leaving EVERYTHING behind, and starting over – but then I googled, watched a couple YouTube videos, and surprisingly enough, I found solutions!  Game is running great!

Family game night!
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Well, for four of them anyway.  Juniper had a wish locked in to play a game with Keiko, this did not grant that wish.

The two that didn’t get to play start bickering.
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I guess they felt left out?

Mother daughter chess time!
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This actually managed to grant that wish.

Outside, I discover a life fruit plant!
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I’m so excited!  Now I want Juniper to catch a death fish so she can make ambrosia!  Just because.  She’s not going to eat it or anything.

Juniper is very slowly moving up the career that I wanted to acquire the awesome fridge.
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I’m worried we will not be successful, since a new TH is inevitable.

This lovely Sim is Parker Prudence, he came home with Kira Nerys.
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He sits alone with his chaotic eyebrows and does his homework.

I had Juniper out fishing, working towards that death fish, and the pond froze over!  Damn!  Oh well, there’s laundry to be done at home.
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Next best thing… (Not at all)

I decide to have Juniper invite her boss over and work on a promotion the sneaky way.
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They had a pretty good relationship already, but Juniper learns she’s eco friendly!

So next to her bitchin’ garden, she asks the big question!
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She says yes!
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And Juniper becomes a pastry chef!  I’m not sure which level that is, but progress!

I investigate the garden a little further and discover a flame fruit and another death flower!
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I love the moodlet that carrying around a flame fruit gives.

Whoops!  It’s Krypton’s YA birthday!  This is an important day and I missed it all distracted by Juniper’s career!
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Happy birthday Krypton!

He rolls hopeless romantic to go with eccentric, genius, athletic and neurotic.  He takes on the Descendent of Da Vinci LTW and wants to master painting, inventing, and sculpting!
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And he’s adorable.

So it’s HEIR POLL TIME!
Kahless Trait Krypton Trait

I like them both, just fine, so vote however you wish!  (Not that you wouldn’t do that anyway.)


Vote here, or on boolprop.net!

SCORE:
Failing school -5:  1 (-5)
Game Sent a Service Sim -5:  81 (-40)
Passing Out -5:  34 (-170)
Self-Wetting -5:  30 (-150)
Accidental Deaths -10:  1 (-10)
Social Worker Visit -15:  0 (YAY!)
Births +5:  27 (+135)
Twin Births + 10:  8 (+80)
Triplet Birth +15:  1 (+15)
Fulfilling LTW + 40: 7 (+280)
Honor Roll +5:  10 (+50)
Randomize Traits for an Entire Generation +10:  9 (+90)
Every $100,000 +20:  6 (+120)
Spouse Tops Career +10:  3 (+30)
I Called a Repairperson -10:  4 (-40)
Repo-man -5:  1 (-5)
TOTAL: +375

All Settled in Twinbrook 10.3

**NOTE** I JUST REALIZED:  THE ZALES ARE ONE YEAR OLD!  Abraham’s first post was September 1st, 2013!  Happy Birthday Zale Family!  ❤

Well Hello!  Exciting times in the Sim Universe with the long awaited release of TS4!  I’m enjoying it, but I’m glad I’ve decided to complete this challenge in TS3.  Last time, the house in Lucky Palms became unplayable, so I moved it to Isla Paradiso, which had horrible lag… so I uprooted the family and built a new house in Twinbrook!  They’re finally all settled, so let’s get started!

Zale Check!
Tahiya and Kahless being adorable.
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Cuties!

Ike is still playing the piano in the yard.
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But hey, whatever the old guy wants.

Juniper is working out, per a wish she’d rolled.
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Krypton is reading a book in the new kitchen.
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It was a little too green – I changed the walls to more of a yellow shade eventually.

Here’s little Kira on her way to play on a computer.
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She’s a sweetie.

Kasidy found the reading nook I built and grabbed a book.
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I approve!

And Keiko the Creepy is climbing out of the toy box.
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Twinbrook is darker than the other towns we’d been in lately – I’m going to have to get used to it.

I discovered Keiko hadn’t been fully trained on her walking skill…
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So Juniper finishes teaching her the old fashioned way.  The little thing can be kind of cute sometimes.

Juniper gets the babies all fed, tidied up, and asleep in the new nursery.
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I’m pleased with the way the new house has turned out – especially since I was incredibly fond of their old one.

Kasidy gets a bedtime story from grandma.
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In her own new bed!

Krypton also found his new bed!
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And is fast asleep.

Wow!  Kira found hers too!
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Such good little Zaliens.  ❤

How could there be bad food already?  I just bought that fridge.
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Gross.

Chess in the new study!
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I know I keep saying it, but I love the new house 🙂

Lucy Ferne and Tim Burre (har dee har har) have a chat on the lawn.
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In the shrubbery.

Juniper made some eggs with watermelon (disgusting!) for the kids before they head off to school.
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The little guys and their family breakfast is adorable.
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All taken care of for their first day in a new town!

Baby bath time!
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Juniper takes good care of all of her babies.

IKE!  RUN!
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It’s got you!

Yay!  Juniper is FINALLY off to her first day of work!
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New fancy fridge, step one!

Kahless is a cutie!
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And then there’s Keiko.
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Scary, scary Keiko.

It’s Krypton and Kahless’ birthday, but Juniper is at work, so they won’t get cakes or a party. 
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I wish I could tell Krypton he didn’t have to do his homework.

Kasidy completed her homework and rolled the Perfect Student LTW
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I don’t think I’ve seen it before, and it sounds pretty easy – I locked it in for her.  She’ll be a spare, but still.

Kira also rolled HER LTW after completing her homework.
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I opt the family out of the celebrity system here in a few, otherwise she might have been able to complete it herself.

I found Tahiya sitting on the floor working on some sketches.
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Cool.  I approve.

Old man Ike just got home from work.
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And then it’s time for the floor birthdays to begin!
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Kahless rolls dog person, which he adds to loner and clumsy.  Here he is!
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Isn’t he adorable?  Yes he is.  It will be a challenge to choose between him and Krytpon!  I’m looking forward to the poll.

These little tykes are quite the readers!
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There is a giant TV in this house.

Ignored birthday number two.
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I loved his childhood look.  I’ll miss it when he’s a teen!

Krypton had athletic locked in, which joins neurotic, eccentric and genius.
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He’s pretty cute!  And has normal shaped eyes!

**TS4 Interlude** This is where I was when TS4 came out, I played several hours now, and have an interesting household with a slutty woman with the serial romancer LTW (or whatever it’s called in TS4) who has a son who interferes with her woohooing of random men, so she frequently makes him go sleep outside on a park bench.  She asks everyone she woohoos with for a loan to bring in money.  She’s basically a prostitute, but I’ve been having fun with her.

Then – I loaded TS3 again, and it was like coming home.  Controls I was used to, the epic amounts of items and selections.  I couldn’t wait to see all their familiar faces.  It was wonderful!  It was even wonderful to see a TODDLER!  **TS4 Interlude Complete**

Even if it was THIS toddler.
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I didn’t think the toddler thing would bother me, but I was really happy to have them back.

With a gardening tabcast playing, a good book, and a cozy fire…
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Juniper enjoys the new living area.

Krypton found the barre!
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I never bother giving children and teens athletic wear makeovers, since they hardly work out… hence the bacon and eggs tshirt. 

I put this fancy sauna thing in the basement.
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Nifty.
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I’m sorry the pictures are so dark.  I was trying to avoid what I’d had in the last house, which was the nine million ceiling lights – I could lighten them before posting, but UGH so much work.  I’ll figure something out.

At this very moment…
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…I opt the family out of the celebrity system.  Goodbye Tim Burre of the paparazzi.  Let Ike play in peace.

Aw man!  She was in the middle of a pretty epic painting!
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That’s lame. 

Goodbye, Tahiya!
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Thanks for bringing your very strong genetics into the family!  (Even though they aren’t being passed on)  I wasn’t super attached to Tahiya, but I’ll miss her tottering around the house.  She was pleasant and helpful.

Dangit Kasidy -5
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Oh wait, it was because of a boring conversation:
Bored to sleep
Those don’t count, right?

Oh hey!  I just noticed!  Krypton has “brain power” instead of energy – making him a true alien!
Krypton is an alien
Neat!

On this lovely sunny morning, Juniper enjoys her fruit parfait on the patio.
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All the kids have scurried off to school.

Juniper frequently has a lot of free time, so we started a garden.
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I’m going to have her run around and collect seeds when she’s done here.

Oops, this one is a real fail.
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Thanks Kahless.   -5

Birthday time!
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Kira Nerys is first, but …

… Kasidy is right behind her!
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We have a guest too!  I don’t know who she is.  Wait… I just remembered her name was Zo.

Kira rolls mean spirited to go with heavy sleeper, bookworm and grumpy.  She sounds like a real joy.
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She looks nearly identical to Juniper, just with black hair.

Little Keiko is also having a birthday today.
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Technically all of the girls’ birthdays were tomorrow, but Juniper has to work tomorrow, so I planned ahead this time!

Kasidy rolled absent minded to join genius, eccentric and clumsy.  Very different personality than her twin!
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She also looks nearly identical to Juniper, but for some reason I like her more.  Weird.  Oh, both twins are full aliens with “brain power” instead of “energy”.

Keiko rolls absent minded to go with genius and loves the cold.  LOOK AT HER!  SHE HAS THE POX!
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I have read a dozen blogs where the children suffer from Bimple Pox.  She is my first one ever in all of my Simming.  I’m rather excited!  AND – I hate to say it, but I think she’s a really cute kid.  If I hadn’t peeked at the horror I knew she’d become, I’d absolutely adore her.  Shame on me.  I hereby promise never to peek again.  ❤

Poor Kahless has cried the longest, hardest, and most frequently for his lost grandmother.
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Poor fella.

And then, like all good parties – it ends with a broken appliance.
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(Note:  Mops in TS4 are ridiculously large – it’s silly)

And here’s as good a stopping point as any.  I realize it’s rather short for me, but there’s much to play after this point without a lot happening, so that seemed like a good place to start a NEW post, rather than drag this one out for ages.  I also have a bit of a predicament.  Juniper was almost all the way to full on adult, but the move reset her.  Should I age her up?  Maybe on the next kids’ birthdays if I remember?  Let me know what you think.  Until next time, Happy Simming!
SCORE:
Failing school -5:  1 (-5)
Game Sent a Service Sim -5:  81 (-40)
Passing Out -5:  33 (-165)
Self-Wetting -5:  30 (-150)
Accidental Deaths -10:  1 (-10)
Social Worker Visit -15:  0 (YAY!)
Births +5:  27 (+135)
Twin Births + 10:  8 (+80)
Triplet Birth +15:  1 (+15)
Fulfilling LTW + 40: 7 (+280)
Honor Roll +5:  9 (+45)
Randomize Traits for an Entire Generation +10:  9 (+90)
Every $100,000 +20:  6 (+120)
Spouse Tops Career +10:  3 (+30)
I Called a Repairperson -10:  4 (-40)
Repo-man -5:  1 (-5)
TOTAL: +375