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  • HillyBethHillyBeth Posts: 1,611 Member
    Or you download Store worlds just for the CAS/Build/Buy objects. Guilty.
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  • DivinylsFanDivinylsFan Posts: 927 Member
    your sims have had 20 showers and you haven't had one
  • bekkasanbekkasan Posts: 6,810 Member
    edited November 23
    your sims have had 20 showers and you haven't had one


    dag, where is that lol button?
  • Nikkei_SimmerNikkei_Simmer Posts: 4,901 Member
    your sims have had 20 showers and you haven't had one
    ...ouch... :D

  • TwicelikeyTwicelikey Posts: 81 Member
    You wake up wondering why are you not in your condo. Just to remember that it's your sim that has the condo not your actual self.
  • WaterdragonWaterdragon Posts: 549 Member
    When you consider taking a thumbdrive with your most important saves with you, just in case of a burglary.
  • WaterdragonWaterdragon Posts: 549 Member
    edited November 28
    When you´re at work, and work is awful, and you promise yourself to play Sims in the evening and immediately feel better.
  • simmer_jaysimmer_jay Posts: 2,052 Member
    edited November 29
    So I legitimately had a moment where I was playing the game, and in my game it's spring and rainy, whereas IRL it's just approaching winter and snowy and cold. The following train of thought occurred while deep in a gaming session:

    Ugh I have to take the dog out to tinkle. I don't want to go out in the rain! Woah, wait. What season am I in? Oh right there's snow on the ground!

    I wish I were exaggerating. :lol:
  • AvataritAvatarit Posts: 646 Member
    When you get the same emotional/nostalgic reaction from watching your last trip abroad and watching your old screenshots from game.
  • Smiley_CatSmiley_Cat Posts: 25 Member
    > @JoAnne65 said:
    > You jump up and down watching Michael Moore's 'Where to invade next', shouting: "That's from Sims 3! That tune, that's from Sims 3!"
    > (yesterday evening, husband looking up as if he just realized he had married a toddler)

    I have noticed a lot of shows have been using Sims 3 music. Extreme Cheapskates used it. On the Australian version of Married at First Sight, they played a tune. I also believe my local news station uses a song from Sims 3 for their community events. I recognise the music easily.
  • Smiley_CatSmiley_Cat Posts: 25 Member
    I like to design houses or night clubs when I'm bored in the car or trying to sleep. When I can't go out I put on TS3 and make my Simself go nightclubbing.
  • Nikkei_SimmerNikkei_Simmer Posts: 4,901 Member
    You're sick, but instead of getting some sleep and trying to get better, you're happy that you now have some uninterrupted Sims time.

  • ZeeGeeZeeGee Posts: 3,736 Member
    You're sick, but instead of getting some sleep and trying to get better, you're happy that you now have some uninterrupted Sims time.

    Oh yeah! Come cough on me please. :smiley:
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  • Nikkei_SimmerNikkei_Simmer Posts: 4,901 Member
    edited December 8
    @ZeeGee - Sure, but I'll have to ask my wife if that's OK...first. :D


  • ZeeGeeZeeGee Posts: 3,736 Member
    @Nikkei_Simmer :lol:

    When an Asian man shows up at your door, tells your husband he's there to cough on you and the only explanation your husband needs is 'it's a sim thing'.

    "It's a sim thing" gets me out of a lot of explaining. :lol:
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  • WaterdragonWaterdragon Posts: 549 Member
    Continuing the "being sick" topic - when your cat bites your hand and one of your first thoughts (after"ouch" and "do I have to go to ER with that?") is "how am I supposed to play Sims now??".

    (I went to the doctor and am all better now. Yay antibiotics! Also, my cat usually never bites, we were at the vet and she panicked when getting her shots, my fault for trying to grab her).
  • igazorigazor Posts: 16,290 Member
    This one might hurt some players' feelings. But I hope not and it isn't intended that way. :)

    When you are walking down the street minding your own business (mostly) and suddenly notice this bus going by and stopping just up the block. I don't know what the "C" modifier is for, "Console" perhaps, but regardless I am not getting on that bus. Not even if the bus driver opens the door and invites me to come along for the ride without paying the fare.


    Now this one...maybe. We'll have to see what happens when it decides to show up as I've never seen this one in person.
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  • HejixHejix Posts: 270 Member
    When you take a picture in RL, you see it as a screenshot.

    When you carry your toddler in your arms for a long walk, you find courage by telling yourself that if Sims can do it, you can do it too!

    When you try to move, you see your family as a family bin looking for a new home.

    Your boss that never played the game mentions the sims because she heard you mention it too many times at work.

    You have an actual screenshot in a frame you put on your wall and everyone thinks it is a painting you made...
    Played Sims 1 when I was a teen... Still playing Sims...
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