Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-23 (Sep 23) - 3535

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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-18 (Jan 3) - 3060

Postby Lorinsv » January 8th, 2017, 3:12 pm

Nemo:

Hey hey!

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Totally get you on the reading and commenting thing (hence why the previous season for Instant City is still on my To-Read list). LiveJournal now has a :heart: button that I think is a nice compromise to take some of the pressure off of commenting while the writer still knows you read it.

I think Nemo bought a ticket right away, so no Music/Dance-related buttering up needed. I will find out next time though, to satisfy my curiosity. (Will also avoid the Outsides buying a piano.) And I am totally yoinking the Fire Dance idea for Nicole's more avant-garde studio! :bounce:

I don't know if you're missing all that much not having the hobby lots. Most are pretty lame IMO.

Can Servos whistle? :hmm:

Decorating as you go is a fun way to go for some lots, for sure.

Never thought of pre-training strays, that's a great idea... Snapdragons - yesss! I still have the Newsons to play :idea:
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-18 (Jan 3) - 3060

Postby raebeth47 » February 6th, 2017, 6:22 pm

Fun update!

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Never thought of using the hobby lots like that! But then, I don't have any kind of enthusiasm requirements for my job openings.
Lydia looks like a lot of fun, and had a very successful first week. Getting Dance opened up in just one week is quite impressive.
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-19 (Feb 8) - 3185

Postby Lorinsv » February 8th, 2017, 2:45 am

Thanks, raebeth :)

Time for a new update, here:
Week 5, Part 19 - Fleig/Johnston
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-20 (Mar 17) - 3220

Postby Lorinsv » March 17th, 2017, 1:45 am

Bumpety-bump for new update here:

Week 5, Part 20 - Homeless
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-20 (Mar 17) - 3220

Postby Scribal_Goddess » March 19th, 2017, 8:06 am

You have a simply enormous neighborhood at this point.
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-20 (Mar 17) - 3220

Postby Anne » March 20th, 2017, 3:10 pm

I caught up with the updates I'd missed and just want to say I still love Mesa Vista so much! :D Love seeing the challenges and fun things you think up for your families - and all the houses and lots. :)
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-21 (Apr 6) - 3255

Postby Lorinsv » April 7th, 2017, 12:24 am

Thanks, Anne! :)

New update is here:
Week 5, Part 21 - Gainsborough
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-22 (Jul 29) - 3255

Postby Lorinsv » July 29th, 2017, 9:13 pm

:hugs: Bumping for new update here:

Week 5, Part 22 - Newson
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-22 (Jul 29) - 3255

Postby Twilightoutside » July 30th, 2017, 8:53 am

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Read your Newsons Update - Loved every picture of it! The Newsons make a great family!

One thing probably nobody else cares about was for me the picture of the Flaming Flamingo Karaoke with Luc and Gabriella, showing all the other lots in the background - and the fact, that you equipped them all with street lanterns in an orderly fashion, which gives this a look of coherence. Yeah, these are the things my mind puts under 'interesting'... then again, I count Space Suits for entertainment...

Loved your comments on the karaoke pictures - did the Sims really sing the way you described them? I've actually switched off all sounds in my game a long time ago, and only activate them if I check for lullaby, listening to other stuff in the meantime....

Question: as the Newsons are struggling for money - did you sell all the stuff you didn't need in their inventory? And are they still broke?

Garrets Look in his 'birthday suit' wasn't actually that bad - all gentleman-like like the lost brother of the Weasley family raised by nobility or so... But the Sword-Shirt gives him more of a gamery look...

Georgia is a looker - bit goth, I'd say... If they scrounge enough money, how about a Goth Club?

Poor Gabriella, so hot, and no boys in sight.... how many male teens are in your neighborhood anyway? Since you have a university, you could look up who can be sent to Uni to get their number...

Ginger already looks really motherly in her new dress - has she been putting on weight? *runs away before getting cowplanted for that comment*


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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-22 (Jul 29) - 3255

Postby katrisims » August 7th, 2017, 7:36 am

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The Newsons must really be a challenge to play. I haven't dared to try myself, but sometimes I think I should.

Poor Gavin. Though I gotta agree with Gabby, the Business field might not actually appreciate a background in Crime. Well how do I know, this is the sims... :D

Both Gabriella and Ginger are taking good care of their younger siblings, and it's nice to see that not everything sucks for Gavin either.

Wow, both Georgia and Gallagher dressed quite fancy for their birthdays! Perhaps Gallagher went a bit overboard, though he did look quite handsome in the suit.

Wow, the family even had money for another business, I'm impressed! It seems like they had a good start, even though the stars were elusive.

Whoops about the fire! Well in a BaCC, they're a good thing too, and luckily no one got hurt. (I'm still waiting to see my third.)

I feel your pain on the partner hunting, especially with teens. Every so often there's someone who just can't meet anyone with matching orientations etc., or when they finally do, well then they'll naturally hate each other's guts.

Sneaky Gavin! :D Seems like he and Cora are getting along well. :)

Ginger's Snaps seems to be doing nicely, better than the karaoke definitely. Of course, it is a previously established business by now.

Time's marching on, and you got the two oldest Newsons to grow up and no one's died, that's an achievement! I'm curious to see how they'll go on from here.


Fun update, keep up the good work! :applause:
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-23 (Sep 23) - 3535

Postby Lorinsv » September 23rd, 2017, 8:15 pm

New update is here:
Week 5, Part 23 - Deppiesse

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Mr. Outside:
Thanks for the in-depth comment! To answer your questions:
Yes, the karaoke singing is how I described, that was a cool surprise! I always have the game sound on, but not the music unless I want to listen to the Sim radio.
Ginger did put on some weight. It seemed so sudden, makes me wonder if her teen shorts are missing the fat morph. We'll see if she rolls a want to get fit, and if she doesn't, I'm fine with it :)
Love the idea for a Goth club! :hearts:
That's neat you noticed my uniform street lights. I'm not usually too anal with my builds or this challenge, but I always seem to want to place those :)

Katri:
Thanks for the lovely comment! The Newsons are quite a fun challenge, but for me, large households in general are better played in small doses. Those little monetary school awards are much appreciated. Once the toddler stage is over, it's easier, but there's a ton of homework to deal with. Still, I think they're definitely worth a shot :)
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Re: Mesa Vista - My BaCC for fun: Week 5-23 (Sep 23) - 3535

Postby Anne » September 25th, 2017, 1:03 pm

Ooh, I love the elder sort of-asylum thing! Very good way to get some more graves. I might steal it in the future ;) And yay for Kerie and Talin! I loved Talin's conversation with Zach, btw :')
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