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Oooooh. St. Paddy's Day stuff.
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"What are you looking at?" The innocent words... of a drunken boy.
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Oooooh. St. Paddy's Day stuff.
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I'm building the pub right now. O'Flanagan's. Is there anything else?
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I'm building the pub right now. O'Flanagan's. Is there anything else?
Well, building the pub is titled "St. Paddy's Day Part 1" so I'm assuming there will be a part 2.

And the water's all green. I don't like that part.
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I'm building the pub right now. O'Flanagan's. Is there anything else?
If you have a lot of donuts there is a leprechaun.
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I got the donut glitch!!! But it stopped after I had only earned about 80 donuts. Ah well. I bought Hans Moleman and Squeaky Voiced Teen but I am kinda regretting not going for a building, like Aztec Theater. Hopefully it happens every time I max my XP!
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I got the donut glitch!!! But it stopped after I had only earned about 80 donuts. Ah well. I bought Hans Moleman and Squeaky Voiced Teen but I am kinda regretting not going for a building, like Aztec Theater. Hopefully it happens every time I max my XP!
I just leveled again and got 2 donuts.
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If you have a lot of donuts there is a leprechaun.
And when you tap the leprechaun, you get money!

(That sounds vaguely dirty, doesn't it?)
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Does anyone have an idea of what the odds might be? I have yet to win the jackpot on the regular scratch-offs, and I think I only hit the second prize once out of maybe 30 tries or so.

Also, is it just me or does this game have terrible touch location accuracy? Whenever I'm moving things around, even when I'm totally zoomed in, it feels like half the time it doesn't select the object that I want, even though the objects are not in any way overlapping or anything.
These are supposedly the odds. Seems accurate based on my experience.

The touch accuracy in Tapped out is probably worse than anything else on my phone. But I think I have better results if I aim for the upper-left corner of an object.
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I purchased a piece of land that's pretty much due north in the center butting up against the mountains and it had a burning shrub in it. I now have a burning shrub in my Springfield -- I think that means that I have to buy the burning pile of tires soon. ;-)
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The burning bush is actually a premium item that costs 20 donuts. There are 3 of them located throughout the available land. You don't have to purchase the tire fire if you don't want to.
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Lol go to my town and look at O'Flanagan (by his pub on the NW side)

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Old 03-09-2013, 08:25 PM
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:09 PM
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Christmas and St. Patrick's Day in one loving package!
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Christmas and St. Patrick's Day in one loving package!
That's one helluva definition of "love"
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I have an irrational urge to do the same thing.
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Lol go to my town and look at O'Flanagan (by his pub on the NW side)

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Can I add you and find out what the fun is? What's your name there?
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:02 PM
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I put a reindeer by the pub so when O'Flanagan is doing his jig he looks like he is giving it the business... And really enjoying himself.
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They add up but I was wondering if you can do more than one of each item. The apple tree gives you .5%. If you get two is it 1%?

One of the towns I visit is very creative. One of the things he does is a pacman theme done washing machines and shrubs.
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I don't know about that but it's a good question. So far I haven't found a FAQ or anything yet, but I haven't been looking to hard either.
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When I get around to it I'll post it on the game's message board.
Ok I got the answer from the forum. For those items that you can own more than one the bonus is cumulative. If you get 1 apple tree your bonus is .5%, if you get 2 its 1%. A good way to see how much bonus you are getting is to collect on the Gulp N Blow. Its base payout is 100. Anything you get over that is the bonus. Using some complicated math you should be able to figure out your percentage.
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Ok, I just installed this and I have a question. Does it take forever to load for everyone else? I mean, it takes like 2-3 minutes for it to load. It's to the point where I don't even want to bother opening it up.
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Somehow I broke my tablet Tuesday so now it won't boot up and I can't play it now and because of that I am sad. I called Lenovo tech support and the tech there couldn't figure it out either so I sent it in for repairs. I'm really starting to miss the game now but I guess I can only take it one day at a time and know that you guys love me.

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Ok, I just installed this and I have a question. Does it take forever to load for everyone else? I mean, it takes like 2-3 minutes for it to load. It's to the point where I don't even want to bother opening it up.
It took a bit of time the first time I loaded it, because it had to install something like 63 updates, but after that it's not bad. Maybe 10 seconds max.
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Ok I got the answer from the forum. For those items that you can own more than one the bonus is cumulative. If you get 1 apple tree your bonus is .5%, if you get 2 its 1%. A good way to see how much bonus you are getting is to collect on the Gulp N Blow. Its base payout is 100. Anything you get over that is the bonus. Using some complicated math you should be able to figure out your percentage.
Interesting! So now that begs the question: What is the best addition to accumulate to maximize your bonus?
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I was given a Shamrock Hedge today as a reward for doing the Patty day stuff.
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Interesting! So now that begs the question: What is the best addition to accumulate to maximize your bonus?
It all costs money.

I mean real money.

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I tried to play after work today and it is telling me I need to update. Then the update takes me to Apple's website and says I need iTunes for this update. I am playing on my Android phone

I checked the Google Play store, nothing. I searched the forums, others are having this issue, but no resolution.

This is a bummer.

I was doing so well, and not buying donuts. I know everyone has finished their tasks, I timed them to be ready for me when I got home from work. I wanted to try out a few things that I read about...

Oh well, perhaps there will be a fix soon. Or not, based on what I've read.
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I tried to play after work today and it is telling me I need to update. Then the update takes me to Apple's website and says I need iTunes for this update. I am playing on my Android phone

I checked the Google Play store, nothing. I searched the forums, others are having this issue, but no resolution.

This is a bummer.

I was doing so well, and not buying donuts. I know everyone has finished their tasks, I timed them to be ready for me when I got home from work. I wanted to try out a few things that I read about...

Oh well, perhaps there will be a fix soon. Or not, based on what I've read.
Weird. I'm playing on Android and I got the update just fine. Got an episode related item.
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I tried again after an hour and it was fine. So strange.
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The donuts seem insanely expensive to me. I mean, if I pay $10 I'd expect to get a nice variety of bonuses, right? $10 lets you buy 132 donuts, which is like ONE special building. Sorry, I'm not going to spend $10 so I can build freaking Lard Lad donuts.

But I won't deny I am slightly tempted by the Golden Scratch-R's. Anyone buying those?
Yeah, I've been buying 1 a week. The payouts have been split pretty much 50/50 between 6 and 9 donuts. My biggest win so far was 30.

Today I bought a ticket, then the game crashed before I could scratch it. When I got back on and played my ticket, I got another one. I'll let you know later if I got charged twice or if I got a twofer.
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Two questions and I apologize if they were asked and answered in this thread already.

1. Does it matter what I click on when I visit my friends towns? Should I hunt for "big money" items, or does it more or less give me the same reward no matter what I click on?

2. What exactly triggers the quests? I am above level for several buildings, but their quests have not been triggered. For example, I'm at level 15 and haven't had the quests to build the church, moe's, the Java house, the orange house, or even Android's dungeon.

What kicks off these quests? Can we find out exactly what is required to start certain quests?

Thanks!
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When you visit friends you need to vandalize the school, Moe's tavern, the police station or the town hall. If they have a mop symbol, you can clean them. This will raise your Righteousness rating. The five stars in your info bar show you your Conform-O-Meter. Five stars will get you and additional 5% bonus to money and XP.

This info is null and void for special events like we had for Halloween, Christmas and Valentines where clicking on a particular thing in your friend's towns was the goal.

The game progresses according to quest completions, not your level. Just keep completing the tasks. Sometimes a certain character needs to be free (not on a job) to trigger a task. I usually set all of my characters to work the same length job so when they finish I have them all free at one time.

There is also a forum for the game and a FAQ by EA that is very helpful.
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Two questions and I apologize if they were asked and answered in this thread already.

1. Does it matter what I click on when I visit my friends towns? Should I hunt for "big money" items, or does it more or less give me the same reward no matter what I click on?

2. What exactly triggers the quests? I am above level for several buildings, but their quests have not been triggered. For example, I'm at level 15 and haven't had the quests to build the church, moe's, the Java house, the orange house, or even Android's dungeon.

What kicks off these quests? Can we find out exactly what is required to start certain quests?

Thanks!
In the forum this thread has all the requirements for each building.

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/9043283.page
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Lol go to my town and look at O'Flanagan (by his pub on the NW side)

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If you do the same with Duffman at the brewery it is even more juvenile. I'm so ashamed.
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In the forum this thread has all the requirements for each building.

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/9043283.page
Thanks for that link. I've used it and added a couple buildings.
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Update !

Woohoo !

Lenny & Carl !!

...And a Buddhist Temple - just in time for Easter !
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Bah, I just learned about this glitch that allowed you to have infinite donuts... but of course, they've already fixed it about a week ago. It involved running a race at the dog track and then doing a Scratch-R while the dogs are running. This would glitch your donuts total into negative numbers, allowing you to buy any premium items you wanted.

If anyone on here hears about other glitches, please share the info! :-)
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Bah, I just learned about this glitch that allowed you to have infinite donuts... but of course, they've already fixed it about a week ago. It involved running a race at the dog track and then doing a Scratch-R while the dogs are running. This would glitch your donuts total into negative numbers, allowing you to buy any premium items you wanted.

If anyone on here hears about other glitches, please share the info! :-)
Darn it!!! I was waiting to get to Level 16 to be able to do that. I'm halfway up Level 15 now. Grr....

BTW, love what you did with the stairway/escalator

ETA: But wait a sec, if you didn't take advantage of that glitch, how in the heck did you get the stairway? Isn't it like a gazillion dollars?

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It's only $1 million. :-)

Once your town gets bigger and you can build a butt load of houses, a million isn't all that much. I think it took me about a week to save up for the escalator.
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It's only $1 million. :-)

Once your town gets bigger and you can build a butt load of houses, a million isn't all that much. I think it took me about a week to save up for the escalator.
Yeah, I noticed some people have "slums" comprised of house stacked together really tightly. My feng shui just won't allow that. I have to at least put a street in between each row of houses.
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Yeah, I noticed some people have "slums" comprised of house stacked together really tightly. My feng shui just won't allow that. I have to at least put a street in between each row of houses.
I agree. I hate the look of house farms. I've deleted friends with them just because they look ugly.
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Whoo-Hoo! I just bought my weekly golden lottery ticket, and not only did I get the twofer glitch again, on the bonus ticket I won 50 donuts!

Not only that, I finally saved up enough money to buy the toothpick skyscraper!

And I hate the look of house farms, too.
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I agree. I hate the look of house farms. I've deleted friends with them just because they look ugly.
I kind of need them(I put them in the southern section of town) so I can reach the high levels and so forth. Once I do, they will be reduced and the town will be re-zoned.
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I have one area where two brown houses and a white house are all in a small area, but I don't want to do the house farms either as much as I can help it. I think I'll replace houses with the other buildings as my Springfield gets bigger and I get more buildings. When I travel to the neighboring Springfield, a lot of the space is used up with the street -- the Cletus farm is completely surrounded by street for instance. It looks nice, but it's also a lot of street.

I did have a thought to make one street and have it spiral all around. It would be fun to try, but it also seems obnoxious if a character is way at one end and has to reach a destination on the other.
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