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Old 05-15-2014, 09:09 PM
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It's a girl!

Aaaaand just like that, Brandine's knocked up again.
Same here.

The new update is all kinds of fucked up. FP collection isn't working. Some people claim EA told them it is working, but it's just not visible, but I don't know... All I know is that it takes so long due to lag to visit my friends that now it's so late at night to even start that I can't until tomorrow.
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My update went through fine. I am collecting FP and have no lag that I notice.
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My update went through fine. I am collecting FP and have no lag that I notice.
There was another hotfix update so now the FPs are showing properly.
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Old 05-16-2014, 11:15 AM
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Mine has been stupidly slow since this last update as well and I also get knocked out of the game at some of my friend's towns. I did reinstall but that didn't help so I hope the caring, thoughtful guys at EA are diligent at fixing the issue.
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This last update has been brutal.

My town is amazingly slow, and visiting my neighboreenos has become virtually impossible.

I don't know why, but every time I go to Ethan's town, it lets me hit 3 things, but then crashes. When. I go back in, it shows that nothing has been recorded in Ethan's town. When i skip it and go to Folly's town, I never see the town. It just crashes.

So it seems to die when ever I go to Folly's town, either by trying to entering directly, or through Ethan's town. I have no idea if anyone else has this issue, but i can't do anything to fix this.

I took about a week off after Easter, just visiting my town once a day, but not visiting neighbors or Krustyland. But now, when I try to visit neighbors I am rebuffed with extreme prejudice.

Also, the app is incredibly slow now. It crashes occasionally on my town screen, and just tapping in my town hangs everything and takes forever.

I noticed others have similar complaints. Has anyone seen any improvement since you all posted the comments about the new release?

At this rate, I will never get the 5000 FP's. I hate these stupid updates. There is no way this was QA'ed by EA.
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Mine used to crash constantly, now it crashes less (while in my own town), but slows down if I've tapped too many things. I think they've traded off crashing for slowing the game down while doing some processing.

It does still crash after visiting a few towns. In theory, I should have been able to hit 5000 FP in 10 days (8 if I put a lot of effort into it, 12 if I don't). I'm at 1000 points and it's been, what like a week. If it crashes after 3 towns, sometimes I just don't care to fire it back up.
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Yes, I seem to be crashing everyone else's towns. I still can't get into my own. My support request to EA just got a form email back in poorly written english stating that 'crashing is a known issue' and that they are working on it.
I have no idea if my particular 'toxic town' is really a known issue or if they just mean that crashing in general is a known issue.
This may be the end of my simpsons tapped out adventure as there is no way that I'm starting over.

Again, apologies to everyone who is crashing because of my town.
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Old 05-19-2014, 03:13 PM
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I'm having the same lag issues in my town and folly's crashes my app too. I wonder if they haven't updated yet?
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Old 05-19-2014, 04:41 PM
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Yes, I seem to be crashing everyone else's towns. I still can't get into my own. My support request to EA just got a form email back in poorly written english stating that 'crashing is a known issue' and that they are working on it.
I have no idea if my particular 'toxic town' is really a known issue or if they just mean that crashing in general is a known issue.
This may be the end of my simpsons tapped out adventure as there is no way that I'm starting over.

Again, apologies to everyone who is crashing because of my town.
No need to apologize to us..... I only put your name in my note in case other people. Had noticed the same thing. I guess they had. But this clearly isn't your fault, at least. I don't see how it could be.

I didn't realize you had a problem with your town, but I haven't read the thread in a while so I didn't realize it was you and just you.

What is happening when you fire things up? Can you even get into your town?

Like JoeyPP, when things crash on me, I rarely fire things up again.

I am starting to get the feeling that EA is trying to kill this program. They may have decided that the money they are making on it does not justify the cost of maintaining the software any longer.

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Old 05-19-2014, 10:39 PM
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Can't even get into my town since the end of easter update. Since then, it's updated a couple of more times to no effect.
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Old 05-20-2014, 09:01 AM
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My own town is kind of laggy since the update, but playable. However when I try to visit neighbors it always crashes on the third or fourth town I visit.
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Milhouse having a new outfit seems to have been lifted from the Family Guy game. Have any other characters developed new skins?

By the way, why is Milhouse not voiced in the game?
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Old 05-20-2014, 01:47 PM
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Milhouse having a new outfit seems to have been lifted from the Family Guy game. Have any other characters developed new skins?

By the way, why is Milhouse not voiced in the game?
A lot of characters have skins: Homer, Lisa, Mr. Burns, Ned, Grampa, Apu... I don't think it has anything to do with Family Guy. Milhouse is not voiced because Pamela Hayden (IIRC) is not one of the Big Six, the six main cast members that they pay for the game. It's also why Todd is voiced (Nancy Cartwright is one of the Big Six) but not Rod (also played by Pamela Hayden).

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There was an android update tonight that fixed some people's connectivity and lag issues.
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Old 05-20-2014, 09:10 PM
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There was an android update tonight that fixed some people's connectivity and lag issues.
I hope it works. I have only been able to get on three times since Easter ended. I have uninstalled and reinstalled twice to achieve that. Ugh.
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A lot of characters have skins: Homer, Lisa, Mr. Burns, Ned, Grampa, Apu... I don't think it has anything to do with Family Guy.
Ah, OK. Milhouse is my first one; those others may have preceded my joining the game. The way the different costumes display with different task lists looks quite a bit like it does in the Family Guy game, so the timing of the addition for Milhouse made me think of it.

Thanks for the information about the voices! That all makes sense.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:48 AM
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Can't even get into my town since the end of easter update. Since then, it's updated a couple of more times to no effect.
*waves* Yo, me too.
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:46 AM
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Ah, OK. Milhouse is my first one; those others may have preceded my joining the game. The way the different costumes display with different task lists looks quite a bit like it does in the Family Guy game, so the timing of the addition for Milhouse made me think of it.

Thanks for the information about the voices! That all makes sense.
Just remember, the Family Guy game is essentially a rip off of the Simpsons game except meaner. It's kind of like the Family Guy show which is essentially a rip off of the Simpsons except meaner.

I got the update last night and it seemed to help a little. I didn't get much chance to play the game after the update but it seems to go back and forth between moving at a decent speed and locking up. The outer edges of my town appear to be a lot better than the inner areas. Just like a real city, I guess.
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*waves* Yo, me too.
Holy crap, after a week, I can finally get back into my town. Could someone else try too to see if the 'toxic town' problem is fully fixed?
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Holy crap, after a week, I can finally get back into my town. Could someone else try too to see if the 'toxic town' problem is fully fixed?
Clicked on your town

Got bounced

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I still can't get into my own game, but I get notifications that a couple other Dopers have visited me.
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Same story. Sorry!
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Holy crap, after a week, I can finally get back into my town. Could someone else try too to see if the 'toxic town' problem is fully fixed?
Your town worked for me.
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Holy crap, after a week, I can finally get back into my town. Could someone else try too to see if the 'toxic town' problem is fully fixed?
I was able to get into your town yesterday. Purplehorseshoe's too.
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:27 PM
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Level 41 is here and brings Hibbert's family into it.
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Old 05-22-2014, 01:34 PM
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Dagnabbit, I was thiiiisss close to getting some XP donuts. I should have hit the rest of my friends this morning.
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I was able to get into your town yesterday. Purplehorseshoe's too.
inconsistency seems to be the name of the game. I survived that rather large update today and can still get into my town. yay!
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Old 05-22-2014, 08:52 PM
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Level 41 hit today.

Also, this thread (http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/10093178.page) gives you details on how to get a bunch of free amazon kindle coins with which you can buy donuts. Only for kindles, though. Basically you "buy" a bunch of free apps that amazon gives you coins for buying, then you take your coins and buy donuts.
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inconsistency seems to be the name of the game. I survived that rather large update today and can still get into my town. yay!
Here's something: I have no problem with your Krustyland, but your actual town still crashes me.
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Oooh, a blood mobile. I only hope it gives us as much enjoyment as that tractor trailer from a few months back.
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Old 05-23-2014, 10:42 AM
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Make a traffic jam with it and Homer's car.
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Old 05-23-2014, 09:18 PM
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Oooh, a blood mobile. I only hope it gives us as much enjoyment as that tractor trailer from a few months back.
It gives just about as much xp per dollar spent as a weather station, so if you're heavy on cash, it's a great way to xp-level-up without the tedium of hundreds of tiny weather stations.

I got 600 donuts by doing the free kindle app installs yesterday.
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The update this morning gives you 20 donuts as compensation for the recent frame rate issues.
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The update this morning gives you 20 donuts as compensation for the recent frame rate issues.
Not bad. I never experienced any of that frame rate problem stuff, either.
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Hmm, I appear to be able to fill my XP bar, get donuts, yet maintain the XP I had previously (so I only need 20% of the XP bar to get more donuts). Before, my XP would reset to zero between getting donuts.

I'm guessing that EA will want to patch that very quickly.
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Stonecutters coming soon! Not just gossip and rumors, but a facebook announcement on the official tsto facebook page. No dates or details, but I am super excited! Level 42? Special event? Gah, who loves the Stonecutters? WE DO
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Okay, I just got a new Samsung tablet, and installed Tapped Out, so if anybody needs yet still even another friend, my Origin name is that_don_guy.
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The update is here. Looks like Homer starts it but he wasn't free for me. The Stonecutter lodge is big and takes 16 hours to build.

http://www.tstofriends.com/update-co...ng-your-store/

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And as a nice addition, the town hall has a census so you can go to the different characters. Cool way to do it and it is definitely needed, imo.
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And as a nice addition, the town hall has a census so you can go to the different characters. Cool way to do it and it is definitely needed, imo.
They also added a "store all" button. It's the nuclear bomb button after you access the move menu.
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They also added a "store all" button. It's the nuclear bomb button after you access the move menu.
Does that store the whole town?
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Does that store the whole town?
Looks like it does.
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Looks like it does.
Someone posted the dialogue boxes for when you push it. It asks you four or five times if you're sure you want to store everything.
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Looks like this is more than just stuff you can buy. It's also a more traditional event where you earn prizes by clicking your neighbors.

Glad it appears to be a "normal" event, not that horrible Easter one again.
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I got 30.
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Am I the only one suffering from 'not enough space on my device'?? I have 500MB free yet the game won't load for me and all I get is the 'not enough' error message.......how much free space is required to load the StoneCutter 'expansion'?
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Here's a question...

After I started building the stonecutter's lodge, all other things I could buy or build have disappeared. There is nothing else I can buy or build right now, and nothing appears in any of my menus.

Also, when. I visit my neighbors, all I get is money... Someone mentioned there is another benefit to visiting neighbors, but. I don't see it.

Finally, my game crashed 3 times on me already today before I could get in and do anything. First time it has crashed like this in a long time.

Anyone seeing anything similar?
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Here's a question...

After I started building the stonecutter's lodge, all other things I could buy or build have disappeared. There is nothing else I can buy or build right now, and nothing appears in any of my menus.
Not me. I have seven quests pending. My stonecutter's lodge is still two hours from completion, though.

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Also, when. I visit my neighbors, all I get is money... Someone mentioned there is another benefit to visiting neighbors, but. I don't see it.
I recall the game telling me at one point that since I got the last friendship gift, visiting only generates money (until they add another friendship gift).
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I am enjoying this update so far. Two things I'd recommend once you get your Stonecutter Lodge built:
1. When you visit other's towns, definitely spy on the Stonecutter Lodge if available. You get 5 emblems instead of 1 for all other buildings.
2. If you're tapping on other buildings, pick something near the Stonecutter Lodge. The person you're visiting gets more emblems if they tap the building sooner, and they're more likely to see your tap near their Lodge.
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I am enjoying this update so far. Two things I'd recommend once you get your Stonecutter Lodge built:
1. When you visit other's towns, definitely spy on the Stonecutter Lodge if available. You get 5 emblems instead of 1 for all other buildings.
2. If you're tapping on other buildings, pick something near the Stonecutter Lodge. The person you're visiting gets more emblems if they tap the building sooner, and they're more likely to see your tap near their Lodge.
I need some opinions/help as to what i need to do here.

I received the update, and was able to buy the lodge. Everything that was seemingly a part of this update was in my buildings, decorations, etc.

This morning, it crashed 3 times before i could get into the game. Once I got in, the lodge was finished, so I tapped on it and it appeared. But everything else is gone. There is nothing to indicate this is a Stonecutter update except for the splash screen and the stonecutters lodge.

1) when i go to my neighbors and hit something, i don't get anything but money, no emblems. In fact, I have no idea what emblems you are referring to here.

2) none of the buildings, people, or decorations are available anywhere.

Everything seems to be running correctly, but obviously, something is whacked.

I deleted the game and reinstalled it. After having a small hear attack when the game came up with Lisa standing in the middle of an empty Springfield, I turned off and rebooted my iPad and got the log in screen that wasn't there when I re-installed.

No crashes, no problems as far as I can tell. EXCEPT the obvious one.

Anyone have any ideas as to how I can kickstart this thing and get the stonecutters storyline to appear? It isn't a question of memory, either.

Thanks for any advice.

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