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NeverForsaken

Neverforsaken's Homestead (Challenge)

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I chose the Traveller and the Gavigan families from the bin...

So far here are the Travellers... (should change that last name, since they won't be travelling any longer).   :grin:

 

Arrival:

Trent, Trisha, and their small daughter, Tina have been travelling for a long time. They have finally found the perfect place to stop and lay down some roots. Times have reverted back to the age before many modern conveniences such as modern machinery and automobiles...The Traveller family are one of few to have been able to survive this transition back into time. One of the first things they did after setting up their tents, was to plant some seeds that Trisha had gathered along the way.

But the growing season will be very short this year as it is almost autumn! Hopefully the fruit trees will survive until next season!

 

 

 

 

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I committed the ultimate sin in playing The Sims!

 

I started my second challenge family 'The Gavigans' on their lot adjacent to "the Travellers'

And the I went to make a snack...Ate said snack and tidied up the kitchen...

 

And then I chatted with Jeff for awhile...

 

 and when I looked over at my computer I noticed it was night time in my game! I had forgotten to pause it.   :1doh1:

 

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The next thing i noticed was the yellow plumbob!

 

And I had not even given them a toilet or anything on the lot yet!

 

Here's their lot today: The big building is for livestock. I want them to be different from the other family and raise large animals like horses and cows on their farm.

 

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Starting to knit some clothing for the family...Need to get a sheep to shear for more yarn, and a more comfortable chair!

 

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I wouldn't if I were you!

 

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You were warned!

 

Thank God your father installed a tub in that bathhouse and your Mother had some tomatoes to puree!

 

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I really like your animals' shelter, I have never been happy with mine (yours is much more logical). Your pics are so cute and that is so funny about you forgetting to pause your game. :slapLaugh:

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omgosh :slapLaugh: :slapLaugh: :slapLaugh: :slapLaugh: :slapLaugh: :slapLaugh: :ROLF: :ROLF: :ROLF: :ROLF: :ROLF: :ROLF: :ROLF: :ROLF: can't stop laughing..

 

I love both your farms...I am shocked you did not kill them lol :grin:

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That was so fun. :) I sometimes forget pausing when the phone rings or something needs to be tended to in the kitchen and that always causes a mess in the game. Love to see what you have done so far in the challenge.

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LOL :ROLF: ...The poor boy.I got very much sims with red hygiene just because that Stinky Skunk!

And I NEVER forget to pause the game,I do it even when I'm boring. At least I think I never forgot pause the game.

So,the phone rings...pause!

I must get a snack...pause!

A weird looking glitch in the game...pause and leave the computer until I'm not scared anymore!

The cat meows...pause!

And that's why when I play a family,2 sim days take 3 whole hours! :Whistle:

Anyway...your farm looks great! *feeling jealous because she(me) hasn't so great skill in building*

Peace :blank2:

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Lisa was hoping to see more updates lol... :smiley:

 

UPDATE:  Haven't seen you on here for a while hope everything is ok...

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Wow, Lisa, I love your lot :) And thank you for the laughs  :grin:  I bet everybody was avoiding the poor boy for the rest of the day . 

 

And I NEVER forget to pause the game,I do it even when I'm boring.

 

 

yes, Stefy, that's one of the marvellous perks of being young  :ROLF:  I forget to pause almost every time I play  :cheesy: sometimes with hilarious results, but most of the time it's disaster.

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I'm back with an update...Glad you all liked the funny story...My foggy mind is very entertaining at times when I forget stuff...LOL!

 

I haven't been back to the Gavigans yet, but here's what's happening with the Travellers:...

 

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What a wonderful series of screenshots! :dancing smiley:

It sounds like you are like me about getting emotionally involved with your Simmies. :I_care:

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Thanks, Nonni.

Yes I do...and that can be dangerous sometimes...especially in a challenge! 

The first time I played through a second generation...when the founders died...I cried like a baby!

 I did not know much about cloning my Sims or anything at the time...so they were really lost forever to me!   :cry:

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I always liked playing the Travellers...love the story and pictures so far...want more :grin:

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Very lovely pictures and it seems we can expect more children in a while. :) It will be great following this story.

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I'm on pins and needles waiting to see what happens next. :smiley_happy107:

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Thought this was interesting...I think I will make the Gavigan family devout Christians!

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This is great. Lisa! Really interesting family history  :) 

 

It's hard to get the skills, when the sims have to toil the whole day in gardens and cow sheds to generate food and stuff to sell for money!

 

That naughty kitten! I hope it didn't cause too much damage!

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I love what you found on the Gavigan's back ground...and with Isaiah being a handful maybe he should have a sister to help with and keep him occupied :grin:

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Thank you for the background information, that is wonderful to know. :up4:

 

Your screen captures are marvelous and really add to the storytelling. :appl2:I wish I could get Sim antics like you do. You have a gift. :loveblow:

 

I was on the verge of letting one of my families have a pet but I think I shall wait a while. :slapLaugh:

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I love what you found on the Gavigan's back ground...and with Isaiah being a handful maybe he should have a sister to help with and keep him occupied :grin:

Before I got to playing with Isaiah for awhile, I tried to get Nathan and Mary to try for baby, but with no success...They must've known something I didn't.. I will wait until they are better settled now.   :grin: 

 

 

I think that kitty is related to Jake. :slapLaugh:

Mary better watch her slippers then!  :slapLaugh:

 

Thank you for the background information, that is wonderful to know. :up4:

 

Your screen captures are marvelous and really add to the storytelling. :appl2:I wish I could get Sim antics like you do. You have a gift. :loveblow:

 

I was on the verge of letting one of my families have a pet but I think I shall wait a while. :slapLaugh:

I was actually going to make Nathan a scoundrel before I accidentally came across that info...Seems his destiny is better than that!

That is a wise decision to wait...although the plant held up pretty good...And I also placed a scratching post and toy mouse on the lot right away...Also, Kitty decided to spend the night in the doghouse later...Just where he deserved to be!

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I agree with Karen. The cat and the boy seem to be very alike. :grin: Love how your story is progressing and it is interesting what you have found out about the names.

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This is wonderful, a book with pictures to tell a story. :smiley_happy107:

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Lisa how is your challenge going...would love to see more please lol... :smiley:

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