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Trait Couch Potato
Couch Potato is a trait in The Sims 3. It conflicts with the Athletic, Technophobe and Disciplined[TS3:WA] traits.

Couch Potatoes are perfectly happy sitting on the couch to watch TV and eat junk food. They'll need additional prodding to lead active lives.

Behaviors Edit

  • The Couch Potato's 'Comfortable' moodlet will be double.
  • Couch Potatoes get more fun from watching TV than other Sims.
  • Coach Potatoes will need to sleep longer.
  • Couch Potatoes can talk about favorite television shows and movies with other Sims.
  • Couch Potato Sims do not autonomously choose to work out.
  • NPCs with this trait will not visit the following lot assignments: Library, Gym, Spa, Academy[TS3:WA], Market[TS3:WA], Chinese Garden[TS3:WA], and Nectary[TS3:WA].

Conflicting traitsEdit

Couch Potato will conflict with the following traits:

Unlocked interactionsEdit

  • Sims can 'talk about favorite shows'.
  • Sims will talk about their favorite movies.


Couch potato original icon

Original Couch Potato icon [1]

  • The original Couch Potato icon resembles more of its non-metaphorical meaning.

Couch PotatoesEdit

Vadim Simovitch, Cycl0n3 Sw0rd, Beau Andrews.

See also: Category:Couch potatoes


  1. Icons by Sebastian Hyde, The Sims 3 GUI designer.

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