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Old 07-31-2019, 10:47 AM
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What was the challenge? My DC today was for 3 donuts (send pessimists to bitch about something).
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Old 07-31-2019, 10:48 AM
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It was a 4 hour challenge for Comic Book Guy.
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Old 08-02-2019, 10:45 PM
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I got a 6-donut challenge today as well - have Lisa perform for 60 minutes at her stage.
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Old 08-03-2019, 01:11 AM
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I got the same Lisa task today but for three donuts.
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Old 08-07-2019, 08:28 AM
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New content today, it's supposed to start at 11:00 Eastern, per TSTO Addicts.
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Old 08-07-2019, 09:43 AM
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New content today, it's supposed to start at 11:00 Eastern, per TSTO Addicts.
Thanks, I had to do an update at the playstore, but it looks like the content has started already.
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Old 08-07-2019, 08:17 PM
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I didn't get all the stuff last event. I played a lot but somehow I missed the last prize or two. I hate when it's close and it shouldn't be. Don't make boring, cookie cutter events ALSO be a grind.
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Old 08-07-2019, 10:42 PM
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I can't play the game let alone the event. The update is borked for Kindle. Since last night when it updated I haven't been able to get in for more than thirty seconds or so before getting kicked out. I hope a patch is delivered quickly.
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Old 08-13-2019, 04:05 PM
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Still having problems, Personal?

I finished this one a crazy long time ago and it's still sitting on my screen. I assume there will be a new round or something in this "Simpson babies" event, but for now it's been pretty short.
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:20 PM
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Still having problems, Personal?

I finished this one a crazy long time ago and it's still sitting on my screen. I assume there will be a new round or something in this "Simpson babies" event, but for now it's been pretty short.
...Personal isn't the only one that can't log in for more than 30 seconds, it seems like the problem is wide-spread. I've been able to log in once and get everyone sent on the task before the game crashes. Its good to hear that its short because when they finally get the game fixed I suspect we won't have a lot of time to finish the event!
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Old 08-13-2019, 07:46 PM
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When I have trouble logging in, I make sure to close the running instance of the game, then restart it. That always solves my connection problems.
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Old 08-13-2019, 09:41 PM
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When I have trouble logging in, I make sure to close the running instance of the game, then restart it. That always solves my connection problems.
...nope. Its a bug. That got introduced with the last update that hasn't been fixed yet. You can play for 30 seconds that it crashes, same as Personal and many others.
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Old 08-13-2019, 09:55 PM
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Huh. Not happening to me and I'm updated according to the app store.
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Huh. Not happening to me and I'm updated according to the app store.
...of course Its probably working for most players but for a lot of players it isn't. It seems to depend on the device.
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Old 08-13-2019, 11:08 PM
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Kindle Fire, some Samsung devices and BlueStacks are all FUBARed. This is the longest I've gone without having played in the five or six years since I started. I'm assuming it won't be playable until the event is taken down. If it's fixed before that I should be alright based on the number of donuts I have. But I'm not holding my breath.
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While cleaning today I came across an old LG tablet. Formatted it and installed TSTO. It works! Slow, but I was able to clear my town and start week 1 and week 2 of the event. I'm going to power through and see how far I can get before tapping into my donut supply, although I did snag little Monty.
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Old 08-20-2019, 11:15 AM
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There was an update today that, according to TSTOAddicts, patches the issues. The new quest for the event was supposed to start this morning as well.
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Old 08-20-2019, 12:50 PM
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Oops, looks like Week 3 is starting tomorrow. I was wondering where it was...
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Old 08-20-2019, 01:13 PM
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Oops, looks like Week 3 is starting tomorrow. I was wondering where it was...
Started for me already.
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Old 08-20-2019, 01:21 PM
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Started for me already.
Oops. Wait, I guess it was week 2 that started for me. Apparently, I haven't logged in for a few days!!
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Old 08-20-2019, 03:59 PM
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There was an update today that, according to TSTOAddicts, patches the issues. The new quest for the event was supposed to start this morning as well.
Yeah, a couple hours of my life wasted last night getting that old tablet in shape. Today's patch worked, and I'm back on my normal device. I apparently missed a Gil deal with a couple of characters I would've liked to have had, but I'm sure I'll have my opportunity down the road.
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Old 09-01-2019, 07:15 PM
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So:

1. My donut harvesting has exhausted the items available in the book. Now up to 51 donuts every four hours.
2. What do I do now?
3. The service interruptions have gotten more frequent. Which reminds me:
4. Why does a game which needs over a gigabyte on my phone require a 24/7 rock-solid data connection, else "sorry for all the money/XP you just lost when the connection broke just as you finished tapping over 300 people in 45 seconds? Oh, and..."
5. Sorry for designing this thing so that money/XP isn't calculated until an image moves, instead of right away, a decision which leads to point 4."

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Old 09-05-2019, 09:28 PM
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I've had all of those thoughts as well. The time away because if the Kindle glitch cured me of playing every day (although I did finish the event). It's become neither for not challenging.
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Old 09-12-2019, 10:19 AM
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New event starting today, starring Krusty. Sideshow Raheem and his building are available for purchase, as well as the Krusty Clown College (I guess Krusty Klown Kollege was probably a bit much, even for the Simpsons).
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Old 09-25-2019, 01:54 PM
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New event starting today starring C'thulu and his son. This one is... kinda... funny?

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Old 09-26-2019, 08:26 PM
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I'm glad for the new event. But this Bart screen thing has got to get fixed. It's to the point where I'm not even sending characters on tasks unless they're part of an event or a bonus. The game crashes way too often.
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Old 09-26-2019, 09:32 PM
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I'm glad for the new event. But this Bart screen thing has got to get fixed. It's to the point where I'm not even sending characters on tasks unless they're part of an event or a bonus. The game crashes way too often.
I have gone to playing on my phone because of that.
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With this event dropping so quickly on the heels of the last one, I'm not holding on to any high hopes for a good Halloween.
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Because of the Bart screen glitch I'm just finishing this event tonight. I doubt I finish the next.
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