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Items to be sold on 'plopsy'

Atreya33Atreya33 Posts: 1,238 Member
So far the blog posts states
Not only can knitted objects be listed on Plopsy, but so can things like Paintings and Woodworking sculptures too!
I like the idea to sell more than just woodworks but I hope the list can be expanded further

I would like to be able to sell:
- knitted items (confirmed)
- paintings (confirmed)
- woodworks (confirmed)
- spellcaster potions
- outdoor retreat potions
- collectibles like the my sims trophies or void critter cards.

What do you guys think?

(Ps. This is supposed to be a discussion about the gameplay of the feature, not the rather silly name. There are other threads for that topic)

Comments

  • smurfy77smurfy77 Posts: 918 Member
    I hope we can sell more too, and that the Sims that buy them actually get them
  • julienrob2004julienrob2004 Posts: 4,036 Member
    I would also like to be able to sell all my archeology artifacts that way and if my other sims buy them then they can place them in their homes , not just everything is sold online never to be seen again
  • Atreya33Atreya33 Posts: 1,238 Member
    Sounds like an interesting idea. So you think the sold items actually show up in the buyers inventory? I hope that will be a thing.
  • RememberJoyRememberJoy Posts: 439 Member
    edited April 26
    How about:

    - flower arrangements
    - crafts and projects made by kids/teens
    - robots
    - any collectables (fossils, Sulani treasures, feathers, mounted fish, etc.)
    - photos
    Post edited by RememberJoy on
  • Atreya33Atreya33 Posts: 1,238 Member
    Some very good suggestions. I would definitely use it for flower arrangements and collectibles.
  • EgonVMEgonVM Posts: 3,017 Member
    So in short, crafted things and collectibles.

    Though to the list I would like to add:

    -Books
    -Scientist inventions (maybe as you can buy SimRays as gifts)
    You can never discover The Sims games 100%. Even when you think you know everything, the game manages to surprise you.
    That's why I do experiments in the game from time to time and tutorial videos on YouTube.
  • crocobauracrocobaura Posts: 477 Member
    How about we could sell everything on Plopsy, like old furniture we don't need anymore and anything collectible or harvestable?
  • DoloresGreyDoloresGrey Posts: 2,425 Member
    crocobaura wrote: »
    How about we could sell everything on Plopsy, like old furniture we don't need anymore and anything collectible or harvestable?

    That would be really cool!
  • DaWaterRatDaWaterRat Posts: 1,168 Member
    The only thing I don't think will work at all for selling within how Plopsy is stated to work is anything that can only go in the household inventory. Because presumably it needs to be in the sim's personal inventory for them to put it in the mailbox (like with publishing music or books). But if they can adjust it so you can see household inventory as well, that could be very cool. (And who knows, you might even be able to get some money for those half-finished woodworking projects and balls of fluffy pet hair.)

    However, my primary issue with selling books our sims have written, and music they've written, on Plopsy is that those both generate revenue in the form of Royalties which a real world book would not if sold on E-bay or Etsy. I mean, selling the book as a single item? sure. Even selling the "this is a copy and cannot be published" copies of the book you can make at home, as a sort of Print on Demand for self publishing. Publishing through Plopsy, on the other hand, as in you send it in once and continue to get royalties, doesn't feel like an acceptable break from reality to me. Etsy and E-bay don't, to my knowledge, have publishing arms. And even if you can self-publish through Plopsy, it shouldn't be for more than sending the book for publication to a "real" publisher as you can at writing 5.

    Writing is one of my preferred ways to make money in the Sims (as, due to royalties, you can take 2-3 days off, unlike with Gardening or painting where you need to do something every day to get income that day, unless you've stored up a bunch of paintings to sell) so I'm always interested at looking at ways to do more with it. I'm just not sure that publishing through Plopsy is a way I'd be interested in.
  • Atreya33Atreya33 Posts: 1,238 Member
    Good point. Books are different from selling paintings and woodworks because of the royalties. I wonder if they will be included.
  • simlicious2015simlicious2015 Posts: 282 Member
    Hopefully with EL coming out, we will be able to sell some of the furniture that we crafted on Plopsy as well.
  • ChazzzyChazzzy Posts: 5,419 Member
    I want to be able to sell my excess water on Plopsy.
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  • ThatPlumbobRobThatPlumbobRob Posts: 268 Member
    I think it will tie in really well with Eco lifestyle, I'll have to start stocking up on candels with the EP is out

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  • NationalPokedexNationalPokedex Posts: 283 Member
    Maybe candles can be sold on Plopsy.
  • RememberJoyRememberJoy Posts: 439 Member
    Yes, with the release of EL we probably can add candles, fizzy drinks, and maybe even furniture to the list of possibilities.
  • joRN1414joRN1414 Posts: 943 Member
    I will buy all the remedies I can find!
    "Life is like a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!" -Auntie Mame
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