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Old 04-11-2013, 07:35 PM
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What the heck is this egg that suddenly appeared in my town?
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:36 PM
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:49 PM
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I'm antijenic, go ahead and add me!

I keep getting failure messages when i try to add you guys. Maybe i can only add Android folks?

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Old 04-11-2013, 07:49 PM
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What the heck is this egg that suddenly appeared in my town?
It's an egg. I'm given to understand that you can whack it once Homer and Lisa have finished their 24 hour tasks.
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:13 PM
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Sorry Loach, it won't let me add you -- it says that I have the Max number of allowed friends. I was able to add Reloy3 though.

Try again, I guess.

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Old 04-11-2013, 08:31 PM
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My son started a game on an android phone. Please add him: silvercom298
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:36 AM
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Can anyone explain what happens with the Lisa "release snakes from another town" job? I have noticed my snake count fluctuates at times, sometimes it drops by 5 to 10 snakes all of a sudden. I think the Lisa job is responsible, but I'm not sure if it's because I used it, or if someone else is using it on my town.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:40 AM
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I read on the EA forums that the release snakes job steals snakes from other towns, so we should always click on the other Springfield when using that job, or else you are stealing your friends snakes. Hands off my snakes!
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:02 AM
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I read on the EA forums that the release snakes job steals snakes from other towns, so we should always click on the other Springfield when using that job, or else you are stealing your friends snakes. Hands off my snakes!
Yikes! Ok, only taking from Other Springfield now.
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:52 AM
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Homer is busy whacking snakes.

Please add me to the list of android users who can now have friends. I will be adding lots tonight based on the list in this thread.

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Old 04-12-2013, 01:02 PM
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I've been poking around on the other forums. It looks like the snake loss is NOT related to Lisa's task. The way that task works, as I understand it, is that Lisa will go into that town and take 5 snakes out of that person's inventory and put them back into play in that person's town. He or she will then have to re-whack them. I suppose it could turn some released snakes into eggs and that would decrease the count a bit, but I gather that this task is working properly and I personally am not bothered by it.

The glitch in question occurs when YOU go into somebody else's town. I don't completely understand it, but I think that if you go into a friend's town who can whack other people's snakes (a friend who has an Expert or Elite whacking license) then when you get the snake-hiss audio, you will lose snakes.

I'm not sure this has been completely figured out yet, but it is pretty certain that this occurs when you go into some friends towns. Therefore I'm letting everyone know the situation. I'll be staying out of other's towns for a while until this is resolved. I know this means some people might not come to me and drop off eggs, but I'd rather have you guys know the situation. Rest assure, when this is done, I'll have plenty of eggs to hand out.
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I don't have any eggs. Homer's wandering town "whacking snakes" but there are no snakes to be seen. I'm wondering if I did something wrong.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:33 PM
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I don't have any eggs. Homer's wandering town "whacking snakes" but there are no snakes to be seen. I'm wondering if I did something wrong.
If this is Homer's first 24 hour whacking day task, snakes will show up once it is completed. Lisa is given her own 24 hour task (do next week's homework) at the same time and possibly both need to be completed. After that - start whacking.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:37 PM
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If this is Homer's first 24 hour whacking day task, snakes will show up once it is completed. Lisa is given her own 24 hour task (do next week's homework) at the same time and possibly both need to be completed. After that - start whacking.
Thanks! They'll both be done in 7 hours or so.
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Old 04-12-2013, 02:10 PM
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This "whacking mode" is a game changer. I'm beyond addicted.

Can some good hearted person compile an updated list of friends, now that friends are "useful" again?
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Old 04-12-2013, 02:16 PM
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This "whacking mode" is a game changer. I'm beyond addicted.

Can some good hearted person compile an updated list of friends, now that friends are "useful" again?
http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/...&postcount=349

I put one up and it shows on page 7. There have been a few more people who posted their names since then though.
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Old 04-12-2013, 03:21 PM
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OK, I think somebody has figured out why some people are losing snakes when they go into other people's towns. Rather than explain it myself I'll drop the link here:

http://forum.ea.com/eaforum/posts/list/9437826.page

Long story short: If you see a snake in someone else's town - Whack it!

I'm away for the next 24 hours or so and I'll be trying it out when I get a chance. I'll be distributing eggs at that time too.

Happy Whacking everyone!
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:44 PM
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OK, I don't get it.

I saw some snakes when visiting another town.

How do I whack it? When I visit other towns, I only have the egg button, not the whacking button. What am I missing?

I also do not get why I'm losing snakes. Can someone summarize how that works? I visit other towns, come back, and have less snakes. It seems like a discouragement to visit other towns.
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Old 04-13-2013, 06:57 AM
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OK, I don't get it.

I saw some snakes when visiting another town.

How do I whack it? When I visit other towns, I only have the egg button, not the whacking button. What am I missing?

I also do not get why I'm losing snakes. Can someone summarize how that works? I visit other towns, come back, and have less snakes. It seems like a discouragement to visit other towns.
I don't get it either. I can only whack in my own town, and I've handed out a few eggs to some of you folks to give you more snakes. I *thought* that as long as we didn't send Lisa to each other's towns to release snakes, we'd be okay. Is that wrong?
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Old 04-13-2013, 07:53 AM
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I don't get it either. I can only whack in my own town, and I've handed out a few eggs to some of you folks to give you more snakes. I *thought* that as long as we didn't send Lisa to each other's towns to release snakes, we'd be okay. Is that wrong?
It is wrong and I have no idea what is going on. I saw that we should whack snakes in others' towns, but clicking them does nothing and there is no whack-mode.
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:18 AM
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Lisa has a task where she takes snakes from other towns
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:29 AM
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Oops missed window. Meant to say Lisa goes in and saves snakes from other towns. I'm not there yet but I believe that once you get the license you can whack in other towns.
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Old 04-13-2013, 12:02 PM
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Let me know if you are actively playing and want eggs.

Mahaloth is actively playing and would like eggs.
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:23 PM
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Hit me up with as many eggs as you want!
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:05 PM
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I'll take eggs! I've been giving them out as I vandalize you guys' towns. I friend-requested a bunch of you but I'm not sure how many went through, because I got several error messages. Please add me if we're not friends yet! I'm antijenic in the game.
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:56 PM
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Hit me up with as many eggs as you want!
I just put about 20 in your school's backyard/playground area.

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I'll take eggs! I've been giving them out as I vandalize you guys' towns. I friend-requested a bunch of you but I'm not sure how many went through, because I got several error messages. Please add me if we're not friends yet! I'm antijenic in the game.

I just put about 20 in your school's backyard/playground area.
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Old 04-13-2013, 03:54 PM
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I'll take some of that egg action.
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Old 04-13-2013, 05:35 PM
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Galactic, ill get you some eggs later.

USC, I just gave you 10 more. I wish it told us who gave us eggs and I'd happily Jon an egg-swapping network.

Let me know if you give me eggs and ill give right back.
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Old 04-13-2013, 05:40 PM
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I put one up and it shows on page 7. There have been a few more people who posted their names since then though.
Missed that. Thanks.
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Old 04-13-2013, 05:49 PM
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One final item explaining the "missing snakes" problem:

http://tstotips.com/2013/04/13/answe...kes-questions/

I'll be out distributing eggs soon.
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Old 04-13-2013, 07:20 PM
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Galactic, ill get you some eggs later.

USC, I just gave you 10 more. I wish it told us who gave us eggs and I'd happily Jon an egg-swapping network.

Let me know if you give me eggs and ill give right back.


I'm dropping a few to everyone on the SDMB list daily !

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I'll take eggs! I've been giving them out as I vandalize you guys' towns. I friend-requested a bunch of you but I'm not sure how many went through, because I got several error messages. Please add me if we're not friends yet! I'm antijenic in the game.
I've tried to confirm a friend-request from you three times now and finally, it went through. The servers really make me wanna tear my hair out sometimes.
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Old 04-13-2013, 08:06 PM
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Another Android user here who can now finally add friends (and wants to whack snakes ).

My ID is LurkerAbove01
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It is wrong and I have no idea what is going on. I saw that we should whack snakes in others' towns, but clicking them does nothing and there is no whack-mode.
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Oops missed window. Meant to say Lisa goes in and saves snakes from other towns. I'm not there yet but I believe that once you get the license you can whack in other towns.
I haven't got it yet but apparently the 3rd prize (400 snakes) gets you a whacking license that let's you whack 5 snakes per town per day. There's also a better license that increases the limit to 10 per day, but I think that costs 50 donuts.

As I'm on android I currently have noone in my friends list. I'm going to start adding people from Intergalactic Gladiator's list above, if anyone else can add me my username is dctrekkie46
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I'm about to go through my friends list and limit it to SDMB players. If I accidentally delete you, let me know. All my friends get eggs.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:03 AM
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I've been dropping off a couple of eggs to each of you guys daily. I don't really have all that many yet, so I can't be more generous!
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Old 04-14-2013, 10:32 AM
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Agreed! I'm loving the whacking mode too.

Question - I play on the iPad, but if I install this on my phone, can I play the same account on both devices? For those times when I need to sneak in a whack while on the go.
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Old 04-14-2013, 10:36 AM
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Agreed! I'm loving the whacking mode too.

Question - I play on the iPad, but if I install this on my phone, can I play the same account on both devices? For those times when I need to sneak in a whack while on the go.
I think you should be able to. I recently upgraded to a new iPad, and for a while had the game on both devices. As long as you're using the same Origin sign-on, you should be okay.
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:58 AM
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I've been sending out eggs as I get them. I've been kind of random, but they're all going out. Wacking the snakes is good fun but when my kids see it they ask "What's Wacking Day?" Sigh.
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:11 PM
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I put them by your Whacking Banners or in a nice open area.
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Someone dropped and egg somewhere hidden and I can't find it. Still tells me I have one egg left to find but it is nowhere. Don't plant eggs behind buildings!
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Oops. That may have been me. Maybe the brown house behind the bowling alley.
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:07 PM
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Someone dropped and egg somewhere hidden and I can't find it. Still tells me I have one egg left to find but it is nowhere. Don't plant eggs behind buildings!
That might have been me - it looked like it would let me put one on top of the school, which I thought was great, but after I left it, I realized it ended up behind it!
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It was actually hiding behind the whacking day sign. Found out the eggs don't show up when you hide the buildings or decorations.
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I put them by your Whacking Banners or in a nice open area.

On my way to you now with a but load of eggs ! Look behind Skip's

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Old 04-14-2013, 06:16 PM
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I'm trying to hit up all the Dopers with eggs and, if possible, I leave them close to Springfield Elementary. Is it just me or does the game seem to crash more often now?
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It was actually hiding behind the whacking day sign. Found out the eggs don't show up when you hide the buildings or decorations.
I had someone hide a couple of eggs on me. They will show up through buildings when you those, but you have to look carefully.

I would guess that eggs are classified as decorations and go transparent along with any other decoration it hides behind, but I haven't tested that out.
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