The Sims Freeplay- Mean Curls Hobby Event

The Mean Curls Hobby Event is back again for 9 days! To get all 9 hairstyles you need to complete the fashion designer hobby collection 9 times in the 9 day time limit. You get a new hairstyle each time you complete the collection (find all 12 fashion pieces), once you unlock a hairstyle you get to keep it even if you don’t find them all. If you have never done the fashion designer hobby click here for details.

If you completed this event last time it will not appear for you again. If you got some hairstyles last time you will start from the point you reached so if you got 5 last time you only need to complete the collection 4 times this time.

You need to buy a fashion studio from the promotions r us store to complete this hobby


You need to firstly accept this event, it will remove the fashion designs you have already created from the collection so you don’t get a head start.

If you say no you can start it from the active tasks tab, you will not get any extra time if you start this late.

If you already have a sim as a level 6 fashion designer (or previous have) then you will complete this a lot quicker as you aren’t waiting for all the designs to become unlocked.
It is really helpful to have loads of sims doing the hobby, and have them doing the 10 minute option over and over if possible!


YOU NEED TO COMPLETE ALL FOUR ROWS TO GET ONE HAIRSTYLE!!

12 FASHION ITEMS= 1 HAIRSTYLE


TIPS FOR FINDING THEM ALL IN THE TIME LIMIT:

-have more than one sim working on it
-it is easier if you have all the sims in one house, maybe build a room for them so they are all together but you don’t have to! 
-if you can, do the 10 minute option over and over, you will find the most designs this way (once you have a sim at level 6)

-have at least one sim at level 6 or working on getting to level 6 (maybe do the 12 hour option) so all designs are unlocked (if you have previously completed the collection you do not need to get another sim to level 6 to complete this)
-remember to click start new collection on the fashion hobby collections list once you have got all the pieces
-most importantly: just keep going! I know it’s annoying when you get the same one constantly but you will eventually get the ones you need.


Hairstyles– there are 11 of each style available once you unlock them, each time you complete the collection you will unlock one hairstyle:

  
  
  
  

Click here to read my review of these hairstyles


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Monthly Round Up Post: August 2020

Hi everyone! In this post I share with you links to all the posts and videos I have created in the previous month, this is everything from August. Some of the events/quests listed may no longer be available.

Posts:

The Sims Mobile- Renovate Your Space Update

The Sims Freeplay- Influence Island

The Sims Mobile- Sweet Treat Showdown: Dream Garage Event

The Sims Mobile- Wumples Wishlist 34 Quest

The Sims Freeplay- School’s Out Update

The Sims Freeplay- L-Shaped Rooms Feature Quest

The Sims Freeplay- School’s Out Live Event (starts 3rd September)

The Sims Freeplay- Pregnancy Events: Maternity Prize Packs

The Sims Mobile- Wumples Wishlist 35 Quest

The Sims Freeplay- Inner Child’s Play Quest

Videos:

The Sims Mobile- Photo Mode

The Sims Freeplay- Guide to Influence Island

The Sims Freeplay- School’s Out Live Event

The Sims Freeplay- School Campus Tour

The Sims Freeplay- L-Shaped Rooms Feature Quest

The Sims Freeplay- Creating L-Shaped Rooms

The Sims Freeplay ‘L-Shaped’ House Tour

The Sims Freeplay- Adding Stairs to Balconies

The Sims 4 ‘English Eco’ House Tour

The Sims Freeplay- Park


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The Sims Freeplay- Inner Child’s Play Quest

The Inner Child’s Play Quest is back as a Player Favourite Quest which means you will be able to start this quest between the 31st August- 20th September to get the full 7 day time limit. These are optional so you will need to click on the green play button next to the title of the event in the active tasks tab to start:

If you complete this quest in the 7 day time limit you will unlock the kids treehouse! You need to be at level 16 or above and have completed the preparing for preteens quest to be able to start this quest

If you completed this quest last time you won’t get it again, if you started it last time but didn’t finish it unfortunately you have to start from the beginning again this time.

Watch my step by step walkthrough of this quest here (video is from the first time this quest was available)


YOU DO NOT NEED A PRETEEN TO COMPLETE THIS

  • Send sim to park
  • Talk to Crystal- 30 seconds

  • Think about party- 4 minutes 30 seconds

  • Consult with Thinking Man Statue- 12 minutes

  • Talk with Crystal- 1 hour 15 minutes

  • Send sim home
  • Change clothes (select browse clothes on wardrobe)

  • Talk to Crystal- 1 hour 15 minutes

  • Greet the kids- 4 hours 35 minutes

  • Talk to Crystal- 2 hours 15 minutes

  • Agree to help- 1 hour 15 minutes

  • Prepare party food- 2 hours

  • Eat party food- 4 minutes

  • Call party troopers (using a phone)- 3 hours 30 minutes

  • Greet Barbara- 3 hours 20 minutes

  • Beg Barbara for help- 8 hours 20 minutes

  • Look at self in mirror- 2 hours

  • Be silly with kids- 5 hours 25 minutes

  • Scream out some tunes- 2 hours 40 minutes

  • Discuss pinata with Dylan- 6 hours 15 minutes

  • Whack the pinata- 8 hours

  • Collect candy- 2 hours

  • Eat party food- 4 hours 30 minutes

  • Comfort Dylan- 2 hours 15 minutes

  • Wake Barbara Yaga- 4 hours 35 minutes

  • Find the right object: White Sink– Use Watering Can- 1 hour

  • Reason with Barbara- 2 hours 15 minutes

  • Beg to Barbara Yaga- 4 hours 10 minutes

  • Read cookbook ‘best birthday cakes’- 3 hours

  • Bake Dylan’s cake- 5 hours

  • Ask Barbara to help- 15 minutes

  • Photograph the cake- 7 hours 44 minutes

  • Enjoy a piece of cake- 6 hours 30 minutes

  • Sing happy birthday- 8 hours 12 minutes (using karaoke machine)

  • Clean up mess- 5 hours 15 minutes

  • Say goodbye to Crystal- 14 hours 15 minutes

  • Send sims home

QUEST IS COMPLETE!


Prize: Kids Treehouse

Where can I find it? You can find it in the home store in the outdoor decorations section

Price: First one is free then they cost 60LP each

I love this treehouse! Adult and teen sims can relax in it and preteen sims can either play on their own or with another preteen


Watch my walkthrough of this quest here:


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The Sims Freeplay- Pregnancy Events: Maternity Prize Packs

Early Access to Beta Provided by EA/ Firemonkeys (Presented by EA GameChangers)


In this post I have listed all the maternity prize packs that are unlocked by completing pregnancy events. If you start the 9 day pregnancy event anytime during one of the time frames you have the chance of earning the maternity items in that pack if you complete the event in the time limit. You need to have completed the first pregnancy event in the A Bump-y Ride Quest before you can earn the maternity prizes.

None of these maternity prize packs have so far returned to the game


Unsure how to complete a Pregnancy Event? Read my post here


  • Pack 1 available from the 26th March- 3rd April 2019:

Infant Section: Farmhouse Pink White Mobile and Farmhouse Beige Change Dresser
Wardrobe- Sleepwear Section: Pink Dotty Pyjamas

  • Pack 2 available from the 4th- 12th April 2019:

Infant Section: Farmhouse Beige Gray Rug
Infant/Living Room Sections: Farmhouse Pink Nursing Chair
Wardrobe- Sleepwear Section: Black Cloud Pyjamas

  • Pack 3 available from the 13th- 21st April 2019:

Infant Section: Farmhouse Blue Crib
Infant/Living Room Sections: Farmhouse Beige Shelves
Wardrobe- Sleepwear Section: Pyjamas

  • Pack 4 available from the 20th- 24th May 2019:

Infant/Living Room Sections: Farmhouse Mint Nursing Chair
Walls Section: Farmhouse Mint Walls
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Green Diamond Top and Dark Blue Ripped Jeans

  • Pack 5 available from the 24th- 28th June 2019:

Infant/Decorations Sections: Farmhouse Gray Shelves
Infant/Living Room Sections: Farmhouse Gray Bookshelf
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Grey Jacket and Black Jeans

  • Pack 6 available from the 11th- 17th August 2019:

Walls Section: Farmhouse Pink
Infant Section: Farmhouse Pink Crib and Farmhouse Pink Gray Rug
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Pink Striped Jumper and Grey Ripped Jeans

  • Pack 7 available from the 30th September- 8th October 2019:

Floors Section: Farmhouse Oak Floors
Infant Section: Farmhouse Yellow Change Dresser
Infant/Decorations Section: Farmhouse Yellow Shelves
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Beige and Black Jumper and White Skirt

  • Pack 8 available from the 15th- 30th November 2019:

Walls Section: Farmhouse Gray
Infant/Living Room Sections: Farmhouse White Nursing Chair
Infant Section: Farmhouse Navy Gray Mobile
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Blue Flowery Top and Blue Ripped Jeans

  • Pack 9 available from the 25th December 2019- 5th January 2020:

Walls Section: Farmhouse Blue
Floors Section: Farmhouse Black Floors
Infant/Lighting Sections: Farmhouse Black Lamp
Infant/ Living Room Sections: Farmhouse Beige Bookshelf
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Flowery Dress and Leopard Print Dress

  • Pack 10 available from the 7th- 14th February 2020:

Walls Section: Farmhouse Peppermint
Infant Section: Farmhouse Mint Crib and Farmhouse Mint Gray Mobile
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Blue Jumper and Flowery Jeans

  • Pack 11 available from the 19th- 27th March 2020:

Walls Section: Nautical Mustard
Infant Section: Farmhouse Blue Rug and Farmhouse Gray Change Dresser
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Red Dress and Blue Zig Zag Dress

  • Pack 12 available from the 15th- 23rd May 2020:

Walls Section: Sunset Paper
Floors Section: Farmhouse Warm Oak
Infant/Lighting Sections: Farmhouse Gold Lamp
Infant/Living Room Sections: Farmhouse Yellow Bookshelf
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: 2 Bikinis!

Can’t put on the bikini? This pack contains bikinis- to put one of them on your sim select the bikini in the maternity section and it will add the green tick but you won’t see it on your sim (they will still be wearing their current maternity clothes. Save the changes and when they go swimming they will change into the bikini.

  • Pack 13 available from the 19th- 27th July 2020:

Floors Section: Farmhouse Pine Floors
Walls Section: Nautical Green
Infant/Living Room Sections: Pink Royale Nursing Chair
Infant Section: Pine Royale Change Dresser
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Beige Jumper and Pink Ripped Jeans

  • Pack 14 available from the 30th August- 7th September 2020:

Floors Section: Light Delice
Walls Section: Striped Delice
Infant Section: Walnut Royal Cot and Blue Butterfly Mobile
Wardrobe- Maternity Section: Orange Jacket and Light Blue Jeans


Unsure how to complete a Pregnancy Event? Read my post here


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The Sims Freeplay- School’s Out Live Event

Early Access to Beta Provided by EA/ Firemonkeys (Presented by EA GameChangers) may differ from actual version


Starts 3rd September

Complete this brand new live event (starts 3rd September) to unlock school themed items and if you complete the whole event in the time limit you unlock the school campus template. This event is only here for 10 days and the aim of it is to collect enough arts and crafts items from the arts and crafts stations (found in the event tab of buy mode) to unlock all the items in this event. 

Check out my Guide to Completing Live Events (including tips!) HERE!

NOTE: if you did another Live Event then you will find your arts and crafts stations in your inventory (or in the house you left them at) you will only be able to use the candle ones until you unlock the other stations in this event

Can’t find your arts and crafts stations? Click on the craft station in your event tab to get the option to find your station, it will take you to the house where your stations can be found!


Want to skip the tasks list? Click here to head straight to the prizes!


Place a crafting station (find the candle station in the events tab of buy mode (or your inventory)- you can only buy 4)

Make some arts and crafts items (click on the candle station to make)- 23 seconds

This takes you to the prize progress tab (you can get to it by clicking on the button in the corner of the screen)

Here you will see you have collected enough items to unlock the School Floor pack! When you unlock each pack, before the items are available in your home store you need to purchase them with the arts and crafts items you make- this goal is coming up!

Restock a crafting station (when the stock runs out you will have to restock before you can make anymore arts and crafts items)- You can restock instantly for 18 uses for 10SP or restock for 2 uses which will take 10 seconds this time

Buy the School Floor pack (click on the event button, scroll down and click purchase- this will cost you 50 candles) 

Use a coin flower patch (buy the coin flower patch from the event tab and select the spin plant option)

Check the daily goals (click on the event button and find the daily goals tab- claim the ones you can!)

Remember to claim your rewards each day!

Collect bonuses (while collecting after a certain amount of time you will see the arts and crafts item appear above that sims head, click to collect the bonus item!)

Continue collecting arts and crafts items- this is the last step but the event is not over, keep collecting the arts and crafts to unlock everything!

If you want to speed up a collecting arts and crafts action it will cost you SP, you will get the bonus arts and craft items as well if you speed it up!

Stuck on these tasks? Watch my walkthrough here: 


Arts and Crafts Stations

Candle Station costs:

1st- Free
2nd- S2,000
3rd- S4,000
4th- S10,000

(maximum of 4)

  • Collect 250 Candles- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 360 Candles- 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 455 Candles- 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 510 Candles- 8 hours 30 minutes

Pottery Station costs:

1st- S5,000
2nd- S7,500
3rd- S10,000
4th- S15,000

(maximum of 4)

  • Collect 375 Pottery- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 540 Pottery- 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 680 Pottery- 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 765 Pottery- 8 hours 30 minutes

Jewelry Station costs:

1st- S7,500
2nd- S15,000
3rd- S20,000

(maximum of 3)

  • Collect 565 Jewelry- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 810 Jewelry- 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 1025 Jewelry- 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 1150 Jewelry- 8 hours 30 minutes

Glassware Station costs:

1st- S7,500
2nd- S25,000

(maximum of 2)

  • Collect 620 Glass- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 890 Glass- 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect 1125 Glass- 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Collect  1260 Glass- 8 hours 30 minutes

Restocking

Each station (apart from the first candle one) comes with a stock of 7 which means you can use the station 7 times before it needs to be restocked (if you got your stations out of your inventory they will all need restocking first (apart from the first candle one) When you need to restock you will have two options:

  • Restock 18 uses which happens instantly but will cost you 10SP
    or
  • Restock 9 uses which will take you 2 hours 30 minutes but will be free

NOTE:

  • if you store the station you will lose all the stock so when you place it again you will need to restock
  • if you cancel making something using a station you will lose that stock so if you had one stock left and then you cancelled that action you would need to restock before you can create anymore arts and crafts items

Your Progress:

Click the event button in the top corner of your game to see your progress

Daily Goals

Check on the first tab every day because if you complete all the daily goals you will get additional constructor coins

NOTE: remember to click CLAIM once you have completed a daily goal to collect the reward and remember to claim your free constructor coins and free items each day!

Prize Progress

The prize progress is how far you have got on this event, the more arts and crafts items you make the more prizes you will unlock 

NOTE: the bar at the top of the personal progress tab shows you how close you are to unlocking an item, the more arts and crafts items you collect the more the bar will fill up. Once you have unlocked an item on the bar at the top you will be able to use the arts and crafts items you have collected and constructor coins to purchase that pack which you will then be able to find in the home store.

Prizes:

The first one of each prize is free

1.School Floor– requires 50 candles to buy

Floors section, costs S5

2.3 Constructor Coins

3.3 Constructor Coins

4.Time for School- School Surrounds and Saved by the Bell

School Surrounds– requires 1,200 candles and 5 constructor coins to buy

Walls Section: Brown (S790) and Blue (S800) School Walls

Floors Section: Office Squares (S650) and Gray Lino (S680)

Saved by the Bell– requires 3,600 candles and 25 constructor coins to buy

Decorations Section: Red (S55,000) and Gray (5LP) School Clock

Sims can check time and panic over time

5.Pottery Station

6.4 Constructor Coins

7.4 Constructor Coins

8.Class is in Session- Classroom 101 and Find a Seat

Classroom 101– requires 10,900 candles, 8,500 pottery and 80 constructor coins to buy

Doors Section: Oak (S80,000) and Blue (8LP) Class Doors

Decorations Section: Black (S79,000) and Blue (7SP) Class Signs

Sims can admire the signs

Find a Seat– requires 14,500 candles, 11,300 pottery and 105 constructor coins to buy

Living Room, Dining Room, Teen and Preteen Sections: Pine (S35,000) and White (3SP) School Chairs and Pine (S145,000) and White (14SP) School Tables

Sims can study for assignment or cram for test using the tables

9.Jewelry Station

10.5 Constructor Coins

11.2 Social Points

12.5 Constructor Coins

13.Exciting New World- First Impressions and Science for Sims

First Impressions– requires 16,075 pottery, 17,000 jewelry and 150 constructor coins to buy

Doors Section: Single Red (S95,000) and Blue (9LP) School Doors and Double Red (S105,000) and Blue (10SP) School Doors

Decorations Section: Red (S150,000) and Cream (15LP) School Signs

Sims can admire the signs

Science for Sims– requires 17,000 pottery, 18,000 jewelry and 160 constructor coins to buy

Decorations Section: Wood Blackboard (S110,000) Whiteboard (11SP) Green (S200,000) and White (20SP) Lab Tables, Gray (S85,000) and Blue (8LP) School Cupboards

Sims can admire the cupboards, explain equation and decipher formula using the black and white boards and adult/ senior sims can mix chemicals and practice alchemy using the lab tables (for some reason teens cannot use the labs)

14.Glassware Station

15.7 Constructor Coins

16.2 Social Points

17.7 Constructor Coins

18.Voice of Authority- School Assembly and Principal’s Office

School Assembly– requires 18,000 pottery, 19,000 jewelry, 19,000 glassware and 165 constructor coins to buy

Living Room Section: Single Black (S75,000) and White (7SP) School Files and Double Black (S85,000) and White (8LP) School Files

Decorations Section: White (S25,000) and Black (2SP) PA Speakers, Pine (S124,000) and Walnut (12LP) Lecterns

Sims can using the school files like a normal bookcase, admire the PA speakers and can use the lecterns to give a brief talk or host detailed lecture

Principal’s Office– requires 20,000 pottery, 21,000 jewelry, 21,000 glassware and 185 constructor coins to buy

Windows Section: Single Black (S75,000) and Gray (7LP) School Windows, Double Black (S115,000) and Gray (11SP) School Windows

Living Room Section: Walnut (S290,000) and Pine (29LP) Principal’s Desks

Decorations Section: Walnut (S210,000) and White (21SP) Trophy Displays

Sims can admire the trophy displays. One sim can select wait for student, jot down notes or write essay from the desk, if they select wait for student the other sim can select speak with teacher or get detention

19.10 Constructor Coins

20.2 Social Points

21.10 Constructor Coins

22.School Campus- you can only claim this pack if you have purchased all the other packs in this live event

This template can be found under the driveway homes tab and built on a standard or premium residence, the first one is free then they cost simoleons depending on how many houses you have already built. You can add up to 4 cars to this house lot!

Even though this is a school campus you can still edit it and add sims to live in this house like you would a normal house

The other three car parking spaces need to be unlocked by purchasing with simoleons:

  • Additional Space One: S250,000
  • Additional Space Two: S750,000
  • Additional Space Three: S1,500,000

Once you purchase an additional space you will be able to add another car but you need to have more than one adult/senior sim living in this house to add more than one car otherwise it will just switch their car to the new one you have just brought. For example if you wanted 3 cars in this house you need 3 adult or senior sims living in this house.

Overall I think this template is disappointing, I have really had enough now of non houses taking up house lots, why do we even need another school anyway? We already have 3 including the one in downtown we can visit!

The standard and premium versions are completely different, I personally prefer how it looks on the premium, it looks more like a school but I won’t be wasting a house lot building this one

You also unlock:

Decorations Section: Red (S135,000) and Gray (13SP) School Lockers

Outdoor Decorations: Green (S175,000) and Blue (17LP) Dumpsters

Walls Section: Maroon (S750) Split (S900) Blue (S1,000) and Gray (S1,100) Classroom

Floors Section: Light Gray School Tiles (S5) Computer Lab Squares (S600) and Turquoise Lino (S620)

Stairs Section: Cream (S89,000) and Blue (8SP) School Stairs

Railings Sections: Cream (S6,400) and Blue (S6,900) School Railings

Balcony and Patio Paving Sections: Blue (S690) and Green (S700) Sports Grounds

This patio/balcony paving has a line around the edge, you can see below how it looks in different situations:

Watch my tour of the School Campus here:


Constructor Coins

You earn constructor coins by:

Personal Progress prizes

Completing Daily Goals

Coin Plant Patches

Earning Constructor Coins? Previously on these events I used social points on the Mega Spin Plant to win constructor points. I earn social points by completing the cooking hobby and earning LP, I can then turn the LP into SP using the social point plant on a normal garden patch- this was when it cost 5LP- the social point plant now costs 20LP so you may want to try the option below first instead:

Or you can use 450 candles for the Spin Plant (a good way to use up any spare candles) which will also earn you constructor coins but the amounts are less than they are from the Mega Spin Plant

What is the minimum and maximum amount of coins you can earn on the mega spin plant? The minimum is 10 and the maximum is 500

Now on the coin flower patch you can see the chances of getting the different combinations on each spin plant, click on the green i button to see:


Laura Craft? You may have noticed at the front of one of your houses there is a board with a bubble of a person holding arts and crafts items above it, this is Laura Craft, you can buy her for real money to help you complete the event. When you buy her, you select the item you want her to make from the options: 200 candles,  300 pottery, 450 jewelry or 500 glassware (the amounts seem to differ for most of you and I have no idea why that is!) (you will unlock all the options once you have unlocked all the stations) and you will be able to collect them after 2 hours.

Do I think she is worth it? They have improved Laura Craft a lot since the first event (although it would be great if she made constructor coins) she used to be able to collect every 8 hours, they have now changed this to 2 hours so she is more useful now so if you are struggling then you may want to splash out and give her a try but remember you will only get her for this event, you will have to buy her again to use her for a live event in the future. I personally don’t ever buy her, if I don’t manage to earn enough items or coins in the time limit I just wait until the next time the event is available!

If I brought Laura Craft in the last event do I get her for free or do I have to buy her again? You have to buy her again for this event.

Check out my Guide to Completing Live Events (including tips!) HERE!


Once the event is over it will convert your unused resources into simoleons, the conversion rate is half the amount of resources, for example, if you have 10,000 candles left over you will earn 5,000 simoleons, if you only have 1 of a resource left over you will only earn 1 simoleon. When a new live event becomes available you start from 0 resources


If I don’t complete this event this time will I have to start from the beginning when it returns? No, you will start from where you got to this time!


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