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So my mermaid sim's favorite food is Sushi

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wolfkomoki1wolfkomoki1 Posts: 4,803 Member
Does that count as cannibalism?

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  • CyrusTheLoserCyrusTheLoser Posts: 1,183 Member
    edited July 17
    no, fish eat other fish all the time.
    (sorry if my serious tone ruined the lightheartedness of the topic :))
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  • wolfkomoki1wolfkomoki1 Posts: 4,803 Member
    no, fish eat other fish all the time.
    (sorry if my serious tone ruined the lightheartedness of the topic :))

    XD
  • SunnyyesjamsSunnyyesjams Posts: 357 Member
    mermaids can eat raw fish...

  • JoAnne65JoAnne65 Posts: 18,190 Member
    As long as they don't eat another mermaid they're fine :p
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  • ShojoDaggerShojoDagger Posts: 310 Member
    JoAnne65 wrote: »
    As long as they don't eat another mermaid they're fine :p

    Mersims aren't even fish anyway, they're warm-blooded aquatic humanoid mammals.
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  • igazorigazor Posts: 13,222 Member
    A similar question is sometimes raised about Plant Sims eating salads or fruits/veggies. And my answer in that case would still be no, as long as they aren't eating other Plant Sims. :)
  • 1need4kaffee1need4kaffee Posts: 418 Member
    But I thought Plant Sims have cauliflower for brains, so if they eat cauliflower that means they are zombie Plant Sims. Is that why there are no cauliflower seeds to be found?

    Mermaids eat porpoises. Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals that are sometimes referred to as mereswine. Fish bacon.
  • BlossomGomezBlossomGomez Posts: 10 New Member
    Maybe it is lol
  • igazorigazor Posts: 13,222 Member
    edited July 18
    But I thought Plant Sims have cauliflower for brains, so if they eat cauliflower that means they are zombie Plant Sims. Is that why there are no cauliflower seeds to be found?
    Where are you getting this information from?

    Mermaids eat porpoises. Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals that are sometimes referred to as mereswine. Fish bacon.
    But the point is that mermaids are not porpoises and porpoises are not humanoid. Humans are land mammals and many eat other land mammals as well. I am not one of them, or at least try not to be, but would never go around pointing fingers at those eating a hamburger and call them cannibals unless I want to be laughed at or get an eventual punch in the nose as a result. ;)
  • 1need4kaffee1need4kaffee Posts: 418 Member
    @igazor Every kid knows cauliflower is plant brains. Just look at it! It stands to reason that plant sims have plant brains. Duh! ;)

    And according to Douglas Adams, porpoises are more intelligent than any other being on Earth, so I have my opinions about those merpeoples... :/
  • igazorigazor Posts: 13,222 Member
    @igazor Every kid knows cauliflower is plant brains. Just look at it! It stands to reason that plant sims have plant brains.
    "That's very clever sonny boy/young lady, but you still don't get any dessert until you finish your plant brains...er, I mean veggies." :p
  • ShojoDaggerShojoDagger Posts: 310 Member
    Mersims are ostensibly a sub species of humans, as they can reproduce with non-mersim humans.
    And cannibalism is eating of one's own species.
    As long as they aren't eating some sort of human, it isn't cannibalism.
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  • KaikoMikkusuKaikoMikkusu Posts: 911 Member
    regular sims can randomly become mersims via a supposed virus. So if two of those mermaids that were once regular sims, had children, those children will be mermaids too. But there are also four premade sims in IP who seem to be naturally occurring mermaids. So i guess not all mermaid are fish.

  • JoAnne65JoAnne65 Posts: 18,190 Member
    JoAnne65 wrote: »
    As long as they don't eat another mermaid they're fine :p

    Mersims aren't even fish anyway, they're warm-blooded aquatic humanoid mammals.
    Lol, I've always wondered about that tbh :D Like how are their kids born? Can they breast feed? Do they have a navel? Do they have lungs and gills, or just lungs that work like a cachalot's and a sea lion's :blush:
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  • JoAnne65JoAnne65 Posts: 18,190 Member
    edited July 19
    But I thought Plant Sims have cauliflower for brains, so if they eat cauliflower that means they are zombie Plant Sims. Is that why there are no cauliflower seeds to be found?

    Mermaids eat porpoises. Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals that are sometimes referred to as mereswine. Fish bacon.
    Wowowow, my plantsim family will strongly deny that and take offense :D :p
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  • PancakesandwichPancakesandwich Posts: 2,096 Member
    Mersims are ostensibly a sub species of humans, as they can reproduce with non-mersim humans.
    And cannibalism is eating of one's own species.
    As long as they aren't eating some sort of human, it isn't cannibalism.

    But PlantSims are also some sort of human. And they are basically consisting mostly of plant. So if we just say PlantSim = plant, then this means that vegetarian mermaids are just picky cannibals.

    PlantSims need to be careful when they're around water. You never know if there isn't a vegetarian mermaid lurking in the water, looking out for naive PlantSims entering their territory. When one does, the mermaid shoots towards their stalks feet and pulls them into their ocean cave, where the PlantSim is then eaten.
    Another piece of evidence: Ever noticed how beaches are devoid of any plant life? Yeah, think about it.
  • JoAnne65JoAnne65 Posts: 18,190 Member
  • igazorigazor Posts: 13,222 Member
    edited July 20
    And by the leaps of "logic" being expressed here, one would think that vegetarians go around eating paste and nibbling on bamboo furniture every chance we get. After all, if it's plant based it must be a member of one of the basic food groups. I can assure you that many of us successfully cured ourselves of these habits years ago. :p
  • 1need4kaffee1need4kaffee Posts: 418 Member
    Yummmm! Paste! :D Wait. Paste is not necessarily plant based. :s And I posit you don't eat the furniture because (a) you get enough fiber from other sources and (b) varnish tastes bad. o:)
  • WaterdragonWaterdragon Posts: 285 Member
    Yes, that´s why I always have holes in my bamboo socks. I just can´t quit the bamboo addiction. I tried, but cotton is just not the same.
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  • SimKeatsSimKeats Posts: 2,110 Member
    Bamboo, is SO not nutritious, I mean, do you know how much pandas have to eat? Thats probably why they are so sad. They should learn to eat something healthier like spinach.

    Is a werewolf a cannibal if they eat a hot dog, or uh, a Fairy a cannibal if they eat pixie stix?

    Although, Vampires do eat other Sims....
  • igazorigazor Posts: 13,222 Member
    Vampires feed from other sims, they do not eat them. At least, not in my game. Never once has Fricassee of Mother-in-Law ever been in the recipe books or on the menu that I could ever notice.

    LOL on werewolf hot dogs and especially the pixie stix (brilliant)! I'm surprised Witch Hazel hasn't been mentioned yet. :p
  • ShojoDaggerShojoDagger Posts: 310 Member
    JoAnne65 wrote: »
    Lol, I've always wondered about that tbh :D Like how are their kids born? Can they breast feed? Do they have a navel? Do they have lungs and gills, or just lungs that work like a cachalot's and a sea lion's :blush:
    Answered in order:

    Merbabies are born the same way as other sim babies; the mother spins around & the baby materializes in her arms.

    Yes, but they need Nona's mod to do it.

    Mersims have "bellybuttons" instead of navels. :p

    Neither, based on their "hydration" need, I think they breathe through their skin, like salamanders.
    They have air sacs that they use to change their buoyancy in water & to speak when out of water, but these are not part of the respiratory system.
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  • WaterdragonWaterdragon Posts: 285 Member
    Bamboo is just a bad habit. For nutrition there are always other vegetables, like chocolate.

    Sim mermaids have to be mammels, because they can procreate with human sims. I like to think, they have gills as well as lungs, just because that would be so convinient. :)

    And as far as I know, salamanders start with gills and then grow lungs, while loosing the gills.
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  • JoAnne65JoAnne65 Posts: 18,190 Member
    @ShojoDagger Haha, thanks ;) (yes, like salamanders, that's an option too)
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