They Grow Up So Fast!

I don’t understand how a pet can go from pristine to incredibly dirty and smelly in the few minutes I spent at the Kalina-Manners household while updating Cousin Brittany’s looks. It’s like they have a default setting that is set to dirty/smelly. Why?

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..on the topic of getting clean. Hadley still prefers to shower in the rain whenever possible. It might look like she’s upset about a puddle created by the rain but actually, it’s dog pee and she just stepped in it… hehe

There’s time for a little flirting during breakfast. These two might have their differences but they are still very much in love.

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The easiest way for me to tell it’s the beginning of a new week is the arrival of the bills. They are more or less the same as last week.

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The thermostat is still on since it’s been pretty chilly during Spring.

Now that Rebel will soon be a Young Adult he better get to know some Sims his own age. This is a cute girl he met at school. Kristie Golden.

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Unfortunately, Kristie just aged up to a teen and I’m not sure I want to wait that long before Rebel moves out.

I’ve completely forgotten to check Rebel’s badge progress on the scouting board for the last few days but when I actually do remember it turns out he has earned the last one.

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Llamacorn Scout – very impressive and pretty useless since he’ll be moving out and become a Townie (more or less).

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Yes, let’s do this!
I was quite excited to see what traits they would get.

First Mystery gets to blow out the candles.

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Haha, she rolled the Slob trait and her aspiration is to become a Super Parent. I don’t know how well that is going to work with her traits. (Btw – am I the only who think there’s an awful lot of empty space on these age-up cards? – Like maybe they’ve left room for additional info to be added later or something?)

Rebel’s turn – he looks like he doesn’t really want to… Do I have to grow up?

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Rebel rolled the Gloomy trait and soon he’ll need a new aspiration because he just needs to find 25 collectibles to have finished this one.

Ah, cake as a midnight snack – and then it’s time to do Mystery’s make-over.

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Uhmn okay then – first a notice that Cousin Riley has also aged up…

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..and Maverick opens all the… what are they called? The boxes with MySims trophies he’s got in his inventory. Not quite enough to get to the 25 collectibles but a quick trip to the garden where he harvests a few plants fixes that.

Finally, it’s time to do Mystery’s make-over. Her and Jinx look so much alike that I felt like I had to pick short hair for Mystery or they would be like a set of identical twins to look at.

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The next day I go through Rebel’s friend panel to see who he knows and I’m a bit surprised to see that he actually has a pretty good relationship with this girl named Krystal already. When did that happen?

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I have the two of them spend the day together to see if they might be an okay match. They are both Gloomy so at least they have that in common.

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… Shot through the heart, and you’re to blame! I think this could work out.

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Their First Kiss goes smoothly and so I have Maverick ask Krystal to be his girlfriend.

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Yay! – Girlfriend acquired!
I’ll have them working more on that in the next couple of days.

What is Mystery up to?
Well – I figured someone should teach EPIC a few tricks. I then discovered that he already knew them all. He must have had them when I downloaded him – meh!

Maybe I could have removed them with MCCC but I decided that he’s allowed to be special and extra clever since he’s a space dog.

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Mystery can still work on her Pet Training skill and either she’s really bad at it or EPIC does not want to play fetch…

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.. nor does he want to play on the agility course. He just kept sitting there the whole time.

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It’s raining, you stoopid hooman – I want to go inside!

Late in the evening, Jinx gets a call about going to a party at the ancient ruins. And she could have gone…

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… if her needs weren’t so bad. Then again if Joshua Marlow really wants to go out with her maybe he shouldn’t call after midnight on a school night?

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