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Old 02-07-2013, 12:14 PM
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So, looking at all my friends' Springfields, it seems that I'm the only one who opted to increase the immersion by leaving only the Simpsons' Christmas lights up year round.
I left them up on the Spuckler's house - figured they'd be "those people"
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:48 PM
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I have s theory regarding the Valentines and Hearts if anyone would like to help me test it. In my experience the only buildings which you can click on in your friends' Towns are those which are associated with a character (ie Krusty Burger/Krusty, Town Hall/Mayor Quimby, etc). I think that when you click on the building, regardless of whether you get a heart at the time, it adds a Valentine to that character for your friend. So you can help out your friends by clearing your Valentines often so there are more chances to get hearts when your friends visit.

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Old 02-07-2013, 01:38 PM
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My username is bikeriderflorida if anyone wants to add me. I'm still new to it so don't expect to see much in my town yet. Also made the mistake of clicking on "buy" on a piece of land before I noticed that it was very pricy, so still building cash back up.
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My Christmas lights are all still up.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:59 PM
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Great thread! Are people still taking friend requests? I seem to have no Real life friends playing.

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I do Like this game though.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:28 PM
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I have s theory regarding the Valentines and Hearts if anyone would like to help me test it. In my experience the only buildings which you can click on in your friends' Towns are those which are associated with a character (ie Krusty Burger/Krusty, Town Hall/Mayor Quimby, etc). I think that when you click on the building, regardless of whether you get a heart at the time, it adds a Valentine to that character for your friend. So you can help out your friends by clearing your Valentines often so there are more chances to get hearts when your friends visit.
You got it. I've been to several friend's towns that don't have any cards to click and it's because they haven't cleared the cards from the characters in their own town.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:02 AM
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Hey, look! An Android version!
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:30 PM
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Uh oh. Another update. Can't download it where I am. Anything good in it?
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I didn't notice anything specific, but it did let me level to 26, but I just finished all the points earlier today so don't now if that was just coincidence or if that is a new thing.
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:05 PM
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This update had better give me something good to get with the bazillion hearts I have now (close to 2500).

They should've made that girl (Shauna?) available with hearts, NOT donuts!
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:07 PM
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Oh must be more quests. I have Wiggum House and El Chemistri in my building list now for Level 26. I'm still a few buildings and a bunch of quests behind my Level, so I can't tell what those are other than Ralph comes with the Wiggum house.
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Love this game, but these donuts are really hard to come by. I think I earned one this last day, and I've been playing a lot. I definitely need more friends so I'll be happy to add any one of you - username huvet74.

Also, is there any easy way to get more land? I want to embiggen my town but I have used every available square as it is.
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Love this game, but these donuts are really hard to come by. I think I earned one this last day, and I've been playing a lot. I definitely need more friends so I'll be happy to add any one of you - username huvet74.

Also, is there any easy way to get more land? I want to embiggen my town but I have used every available square as it is.
Just costs money. Fake money. Didn't you buy any land? In the beginning it's pretty cheap.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:23 AM
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Found the "land expansion" button now. Don't know how I could have missed it.
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I'm not seeing how to enter names of friends, nor can I see what my friend name is. Little help?
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:16 AM
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You need to create an Origin ID. Click on the friends button (pic of Milhouse and Bart) and then click the town that says "Add a friend for crying out loud." A menu will pop up with some tabs and a registration option, it will walk you through it.

If you've already registered and just need to know your ID, after clicking on the friends button, click the orange circle in the lower left to bring up the Origin menu and then click "profile" tab on the right.

I just got to level 25 and am trying to work through these quests so I can get to Burns Manor. I think Krabapel apt is my next building.

I really hope they let us use these hearts to get some more donuts like with the Santa coins. 2500 hearts, haha, I only have about 500... guess I need more friends.
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Old 02-15-2013, 10:40 AM
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You need to create an Origin ID. Click on the friends button (pic of Milhouse and Bart) and then click the town that says "Add a friend for crying out loud." A menu will pop up with some tabs and a registration option, it will walk you through it.

If you've already registered and just need to know your ID, after clicking on the friends button, click the orange circle in the lower left to bring up the Origin menu and then click "profile" tab on the right.
Hrm. When I click the friends button all it does is send me to another seemingly random town of the same level as me. I don't see anything that says "Add a friend for crying out loud." nor do I see and orange circle in the lower left. I'm wondering if they haven't programmed that part into the Android version yet. Thanks anyway, SA.
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Old 02-15-2013, 12:04 PM
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I'm wondering if they haven't programmed that part into the Android version yet.
They have not AFAIK.
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:58 PM
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Great. Game froze up, and all I hear are strumming harps?

Reboots aren't helping. Argh!
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:09 PM
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I got another update today. I haven't figured out what it is yet, but the Valentines thing must be coming to an end soon. You can sell all the Valentine's decorations for $10/heart, ie if a topiary cost 10 Hearts to buy, you can sell it for $100.
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:43 PM
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Great. Game froze up, and all I hear are strumming harps?

Reboots aren't helping. Argh!
Same here. It's been 4 days since I could log in. This sucks.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:30 AM
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I have it on my ThinkPad now (Android OS) and I just started out with it. So far so good.
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Old 02-21-2013, 12:38 PM
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Same here. It's been 4 days since I could log in. This sucks.
I am BEYOND pissed. Not only can't I play, but my CORN crop (yes, I did it) was due for harvest TODAY !

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Old 02-21-2013, 03:59 PM
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I am BEYOND pissed. Not only can't I play, but my CORN crop (yes, I did it) was due for harvest TODAY !

I got a corn crop going too. No problem getting on.
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Damn. The heart grinder is there to convert the hearts but so far it's only giving money not donuts.
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I got a corn crop going too. No problem getting on.
If it makes you feel better, I checked on your town earlier and didn't see an activity available on your farm, so I assume the crop was not ready for harvest yet or wilted.
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If it makes you feel better, I checked on your town earlier and didn't see an activity available on your farm, so I assume the crop was not ready for harvest yet or wilted.
Oh not even close to being done yet. Regretting my decision to do it now.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:24 PM
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Sorry that was supposed to be quoting Labtrash, it was his town I visited.
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I gotta say, my favorite town is sarusim's. He has some awesome creative features in his town, from Burns Manor's property to the fancy garden behind Springfield Downs and the little resort made out of brown houses... soooo cool.
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Are you guys converting all your hearts to cash, or holding out hoping for donuts? We have until the 28th, right?
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:22 AM
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Are you guys converting all your hearts to cash, or holding out hoping for donuts? We have until the 28th, right?
I dumped some but not all. Still have about 2000. Just make sure you do it before the 28th. Some people were pissed off with the last one because they did the update in the middle of the day and didn't give them the full last day to get rid of Santa coins.
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I gotta say, my favorite town is sarusim's. He has some awesome creative features in his town, from Burns Manor's property to the fancy garden behind Springfield Downs and the little resort made out of brown houses... soooo cool.
Well, thanks! I owe it all to my years of playing SimCity. (Did you get the joke of me placing the House of Evil next to the church?)

One of the things I love about this game is visiting all the other Springfields and seeing all the different ways the towns are laid out and change over time.
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I just got it and have not played yet. Add me if you would be so kind. My name there is:

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I just got it and have not played yet. Add me if you would be so kind. My name there is:

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I got your request. I have to dump some non-dopers off my list first.
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If anyone else is looking for friends,

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Is a good friend of mine looking for friends.

And I also love sarusim's Springfield.
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I've friend-requested, I think, everyone in this thread.
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Hey, look! An Android version!
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I need to dump some not-Dopers from my friends list, then I can add you new guys.
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I found the statue of Jebediah Springfield by tapping Homer. Do any other characters do that?

What happens when you grow the trifids?
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I found the statue of Jebediah Springfield by tapping Homer. Do any other characters do that?

What happens when you grow the trifids?
He's the only one with an easter egg. You get some experience for growing trifids. Your game doesn't blow up or anything.
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I found the statue of Jebediah Springfield by tapping Homer. Do any other characters do that?
I tried this yesterday and he just kept giggling and asking me to not tickle him. Is there a reason it wouldn't work?
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Also, as I look at some of your Springfields, I notice a bunch of "Browns Houses". What is the reason for having a lot of these?
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Also, as I look at some of your Springfields, I notice a bunch of "Browns Houses". What is the reason for having a lot of these?
House farming. They are cheap and quick to build. Get a bunch and farm them for money. I have a few but I hate how it looks with too many. It doesn't take too long before your Springfield is earning a decent amount without turning it into a farm.
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I tried this yesterday and he just kept giggling and asking me to not tickle him. Is there a reason it wouldn't work?
You've got to click him 10x, and it only drops the statue once.

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Just got started and I'm addicted. How do I interact with you guys?
On the bottom right, there's an icon with bart and milhouse. Click on it and there'll be "other springfield" which is the default friend location. Next to it will have a construction site that says "add friends" or something to that effect. You have to sign up for an origin account, or sync with fb/twitter to add new friends. The names that people have left on this thread are origin account names.

Also, before I go grinding out my hearts, there's nothing more to it right? riiiiiight?
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Sorry, Antigen, the Android version doesn't have that functionality yet. We're still playing catch-up.
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Woohoo!

After several attempts to get back on it finally worked. I disabled auto lock, and waited the harp out. After a few tries my town appeared, and Better yet, when it finally did let me back on, it got into a loop with the bonus boxes, and a veritable flood o' donuts was enjoyed !!

Mmmmmmmm, illicitly obtained donuts.......

The corn was still there (thanks for checking USCDiver). I'll stick to the short term crops from now on.

I will attempt to update the SDMB list, but I'd anyone else wants to give it a shot, go for it.
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:04 AM
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He's the only one with an easter egg. You get some experience for growing trifids. Your game doesn't blow up or anything.

I was SO hoping that the triffids would at least start walking around, stinging my townsfolk.
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I was SO hoping that the triffids would at least start walking around, stinging my townsfolk.
Too bad, that would be funny.

I wish there was a way to fix my town's layout. I'm glad no one would hire me as a town planner, just about every time I lay down a building, I think "D'oh! I shouldn't have done it this way."
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Too bad, that would be funny.

I wish there was a way to fix my town's layout. I'm glad no one would hire me as a town planner, just about every time I lay down a building, I think "D'oh! I shouldn't have done it this way."
You can move them around. I do it all the time.
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