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Old 05-02-2019, 07:50 PM
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I'm taking a break but I check in on the boards and it's a fairly common problem, causing people to worry the game is coming to an end. It's supposedly NOT but... with the mystery box extravaganza and the lack of updates, it's a little worrisome.
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Over the past two, three weeks I've been having severe connection issues. Anyone else?
Connection issue to be sure. I'm usually booted once per login.
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Old 05-05-2019, 08:57 AM
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At your percentage, cash will become a non-issue, and whether it's the better play cash-wise will be immaterial. I always go for three donuts. My cash reserves continue to grow, despite my KEM farming and 3-donut strategy. There's really nothing else of significance to spend cash on.
That last sentence is spot-on, but my gonzo KEM farming style...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-V2...w?usp=drivesdk

Costs me $5m every four hours, so lack of cash is still an issue. I spent a week building to $26m, started spending on KEM's at 9pm last night, and have $5m left.

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Old 05-08-2019, 11:50 AM
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So is the game dead?
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Old 05-08-2019, 12:48 PM
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I was just in -- I've had issues earlier today though.
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Old 05-08-2019, 12:51 PM
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This is how the Futurama game basically died. Servers still up but players ghosted by the developers as far as new events.

Who knows though. Maybe resources are just temporarily diverted or something.
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Old 05-12-2019, 10:54 AM
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@mattselman tweeted that a new update is dropping 5/14.
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Old 05-13-2019, 06:04 PM
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That's good news. I've been playing for several years and it's been a nice daily distraction. It sounds like it ain't over yet.
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Old 05-13-2019, 07:21 PM
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That's good news. I'm curious if it'll just be a token update or something significant.
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Old 05-14-2019, 05:48 AM
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Yesterday it made me do a massive update. I had to free up space on my phone. But no change to the game. I figured it was timed to start today.

So far I canít get on today.
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Old 05-14-2019, 06:37 AM
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No problem getting on here.

No update, either.
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Old 05-14-2019, 06:41 AM
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Google Play store has the last update as 5.9.2019.
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Old 05-14-2019, 11:10 AM
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Small in-game download happened. Looks like it will be some sort of mini-event that may not start until tomorrow morning.
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No content update for the Kindle Fire yet, but the zoom issue was fixed.
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Google Play store has the last update as 5.9.2019.
I have an iPhone. It made me download well over 100 megs yesterday. Have not gotten on today.
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I donít know what the hell glitched up on mine. It is definitely my town but now I have no friends.
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:55 AM
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New quest just started for me. Looks like the ladies are complaining about their mother's day gifts.

I already had 12 quests running, so this just adds to the madness.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:42 AM
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There is currently a bug in the 3rd part where 200 event currency is required to move on but the User Interface caps you to 150.

You can get around it by finding Moms manually to send on their currency tasks.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:54 AM
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Everything seems to be back to normal for me except I still got one server error when I first signed on.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:58 AM
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Yeah, the server problems seem to be rampant and continuing.

Short mini-event. I blew through it already for a few hundred donuts. It filled in a couple of gaps in my "sets" of characters.
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I was really glad for a break, but I hope we get a real event again some day. These are perfectly cromulent updates, but I'd like to have actual fun a few times a year.
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:18 PM
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I've got this game set up where I'm cranking out 24-30 donuts every 4 hours.
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Old 06-12-2019, 12:03 PM
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New event has started today. It looks like it is four "mini-event" style activities in a row, lasting one week each.
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:00 PM
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I was wondering when they were going to have a new event, seems like it's been a while. I just put Bart on a three hour task at the recycling area so I have to circle back after that.

Event starts with 6 second tasks for Homer, Bart, and Lisa.
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:53 AM
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I just got a huge wonking update today for the game and now it's zoomed in a little too far. I can't pull it back further to get a wider view.
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:25 AM
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And another update to the update. This one is 974 MB.
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:42 AM
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I checked the Google store thing and there are no updates since the event update of a few days ago (6-3-2019 is the latest update date).
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Old 06-18-2019, 11:56 AM
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I am back into the game. I got the update right after my phone had an update this morning so I'd wager that it dumped the local TSTO content.
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Old 06-23-2019, 12:29 PM
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In my game the Jet Bike is on sale for 20 donuts. At 2% bonus per, it's one of the best deals out there. I just bought a bunch and am thinking of buying more.

As for the update, meh. I'm not all that impressed with the send everyone on four hour tasks for a week and we'll give you some stuff updates. I wish there was more gameplay within the game like there was a couple of years ago.

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Old 06-23-2019, 01:22 PM
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Does the yellow sub ever return with anything?
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Old 06-23-2019, 11:41 PM
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Boardwalk tiles occasionally and a couple of other things I can't remember right now. It's been awhile since I sent it down. I quit because it's useless stuff to me that you can't sell so it just sits in my inventory and goes against the item cap (I don't know what the cap is but I don't want to run into it).
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Old 06-28-2019, 09:58 AM
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So, I have about 1,200 donuts which are burning a hole in my pocket. Should I spend them on:

1. Mr. Burns Mystery boxes @ 6 donuts per?
2. Yearbook Mystery Box items @ 30 donuts per?
3. In the vault, I can buy multiples of two items (Left-handed Roadster, Stiletto Sculpture) for 30 donuts, giving 2% bonus increases each?

I'm kind of thinking the MBMB (#1) is the smart play here as it will gain me the newsvan (2%), the itchy and scratchy sign (2%), and the occasional box of donuts (usually 10, sometimes 30), and the thing just seems to cycle through the prizes... so if I'm correct, I'll gain 4% on 42 donuts (plus some cash as well as some more donuts).

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MBMBs are always the best donut to bonus deal. You wind up with a lot of newsvans and itchy and scratchy signs though to place somewhere. They stack fairly well.

You also end up with a million lard lad stores in your inventory.

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Old 06-28-2019, 03:00 PM
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If you're patient the yearbook has some very good items bonus-wise: both whales, flag bundle, whacking day bundle etc.

And if it doesn't bother your consciousness you can get a huge bonus for free with the mansion duplication exploit.
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Old 06-28-2019, 03:08 PM
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Arghh, conscience not consciousness!
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:32 PM
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The Vault stuff is ok. The yearbook stuff is better value and better prices and better variety.

Mystery Boxes have some flat out duds. And they're often a prize for daily tasks, so you can still get them without spending donuts on them.
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If you're patient the yearbook has some very good items bonus-wise: both whales, flag bundle, whacking day bundle etc.



And if it doesn't bother your consciousness you can get a huge bonus for free with the mansion duplication exploit.
Please explain the mansion exploit.
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Old 06-29-2019, 05:26 AM
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Please explain the mansion exploit.
I found it on the tapped out reddit and it took some trial and error to get it working. Here's what I remember I did:

1) Group three same-level Classic Mansions
2) From the group popup place one of them, then cancel
3) Go to the Neighborhood screen, then immediately back to your own Springfield
4) In your building inventory there should now be a Classic Mansion with -1 for amount
5) Do a hard quit with the task manager and restart
6) Now you can place an unlimited number of mansions from your building inventory.

People have also made it work with Modern Mansions and other Springfield Heights buildings.
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I'll have to give it a shot.
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Old 07-01-2019, 01:48 PM
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I decided to spend all my donuts on Yearbook stuff. 1,750 donuts - all gone!
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Old 07-11-2019, 12:03 PM
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I actually missed the final prize building from the collect red crystals storyline. I think this is the first time that I didn't finish all the tasks in this game, at least since way back when I first started.
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I actually missed the final prize building from the collect red crystals storyline. I think this is the first time that I didn't finish all the tasks in this game, at least since way back when I first started.
Maybe Iím just not dedicated enough. I found it impossible to finish.
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Old 07-11-2019, 03:02 PM
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I play this game a LOT and I barely got through it - had maybe 18 hours left to finish by the time I actually finished.
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Old 07-11-2019, 05:38 PM
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I feel a lot better. I didn't get the last two prizes and I played at least twice a day, usually 3-4. The only times I don't get the prizes is when the math is way off.

Plus with these last few events? Daily challenges don't pay event currency. That might have been what pushed us all over the hump in the olden days.
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:39 PM
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New event today, the Flanders family reunion. I already had 1,200 odd donuts, so went ahead and spent half of them on Flanders people and items.
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Old 07-23-2019, 08:25 AM
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1. That Flanders game was really short, it seems. Finished it in, maybe, three days?

2. This morning has been a beyatch. Slow moving, and I've been forced to update this game no fewer than three times - 1.6gigs, 900mb, 900mb. Anyone else?
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Old 07-23-2019, 09:05 AM
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I thought the same thing. I think the number of characters collecting currency sped up the event.

I haven't had any problems with updates. I understand that when you get updates that large, it's a sign that you're running out of available memory on your device, so that may be something to look into.
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Old 07-23-2019, 09:16 AM
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30gigs of storage, 1.1gigs of memory free.
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Old 07-23-2019, 09:22 AM
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Yeah, I was a bit surprised that I jammed through the event so quickly - I do have quests to do now though, but the main stuff was completed. I did buy the spinach cart and Ned's parents. I had plenty of donuts and I wanted some help for the event, so I got the spinach cart, then I couldn't resist getting CBGBs so I got Ned's parents as well.
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I got 6 donuts on my daily challenge today. That was the first time I've seen that - 1 or 3 donuts was the only donut-based reward in the past.
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