Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated April 21, 2017

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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated March 20, 2017

Postby Anne » March 20th, 2017, 3:09 pm

Lorin - Thank you! :D The Robinsons are such a lovely bunch, I love Owen and Meadow together! Really looking forward to seeing how their family develops.
No problem! I really love seeing other people's neighbourhood shots as well - I always get excited when people include them :lol:

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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated March 20, 2017

Postby Lorinsv » March 29th, 2017, 11:45 pm

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Congrats on getting the Walker's restaurant to level 10! I've only been able to hack doing that once, but it is nice to have a choice of restaurants for Sims out on dates :yes: That was neat seeing Marisa, Marylena and Andrea on a townies girls' day out, and seeing some McHeroes migrating over to Blueberry! Lovely restaurant makeover, I never know what to do with those rose trellis things, but putting them inside the arches is a great idea, very pretty!

It's a bit confounding when one-bolters act so hot for each other, I kind of feel like I'm making them "settle", but some of my favorite couples are one-bolters and most have two bolts when they change their turn-ons/offs, so they seem to know what they want better than I do sometimes!

Oliver looked a little lost at Hannah's birthday party when Orlando got aged up with her.

It's too bad that Andrew is kind of boring. Is he the first bigfoot you've moved back from Three Lakes? I haven't done that before, and I'm trying to find an interesting angle for doing so if I ever get around to it, but it might involve a Sim or two from my own undocumented Borg Apocalypse :shhh: .
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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated April 12, 2017

Postby Anne » April 12th, 2017, 11:14 am

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Thanks! I think this was also the first restaurant I got to level 10 - although it was surprisingly easy with Walker's!
Same! Attraction doesn't always make sense, I guess :lol:
Haha, he did, didn't he? I was so surprised when he started to flirt with her, because they'd never shown any interest like that in each other, and then all of a sudden...
I really like them as friends, though.
I don't think he's the first one I moved home, but he is the first one I played extensively. He had the LTW to have 5 top level businesses, so I tried that with him,
but for some reason all his businesses were really difficult to get off the ground so I decided to make him permaplat with the genie lamp. Ever since then he's been really boring :') Looking forward to seeing what you do with Bigfoot! :D


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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated April 14, 2017

Postby Anne » April 14th, 2017, 5:11 am

And another update! Harris
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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated April 14, 2017

Postby Lorinsv » April 16th, 2017, 1:01 pm

Catching up! :heavybreathing:

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Ooh, teen angst and family drama! :cover: I do get why Maddie would be so squicked about Zoe crushing on her little sister. That's one issue about the teen stage being so long, in our minds if not the game.

Angie and Amin are a cute elder couple. Lol, I don't know what EAxis was thinking :spin: when they dreamed up the tight sleeveless droopy-boob tops for elder females. At least, I've never seen an elderly woman wear one in RL! Congrats on the top-level pet store, which is one I've never done before. Congrats also on Amin's 20 BFs! I find that making friends is a real advantage to owning a business.

Aww, sorry to see Mittens go, that's such a cute name for a cat. Glad he got some screen time though, that would make it a little easier for me. I'm finding Sim death easier to contemplate in a BaCC vs. a single household played for generations, I guess because I see it more as a progression of life in the bigger context of the town/city itself.

Blueberry Island looks so pretty in the Fall, especially showcased at the gazebo park. I love the different lighting that comes with the seasons, just one of many reasons why EAxis got TS2 so right! :hearts:

Looking forward to seeing Maddie in her new apartment :)

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I suppose you could give Ella the nickname Elle, though it might not do much to quell :wink: the problem.

Oh man, love that Zoe's moving into the same complex as Maddie! Can totally see that happening since they aren't speaking. Yay! *rubs hands together* :twisted:
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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated April 21, 2017

Postby Anne » April 21st, 2017, 5:18 am

Thanks for the reply, Lorin! :D
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Yeah, same. For the game they're all the same age, but it just doesn't really work that way in our brains :') It's been an interesting aspect/issue to ponder!
Right?! That top is hideous :lol:
Thanks! The pet store was a blast to run. And it definitely helps with meeting Sims for the LTW! He also brought a lot of Sims home from work :)
Yeah, I definitely get that, although I do think I'm going to be really sad when Julia Robinson passes away as well.
I love Fall in TS2! The lighting in all the seasons is wonderful <3

Ehehe, that would be an option, yes! Just everytime I type those two names in close proximity I facepalm myself :')


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Re: Blueberry Island - A BaCC - updated April 21, 2017

Postby Lorinsv » April 25th, 2017, 3:21 pm

Nice family update! Loved watching the twins play outside in their new tower, and their room looks so cheery, I really like the color scheme and the lovely view outside their window. Can't wait to see what Kate looks like when she gets older :)
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