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Trait Eccentric
Eccentric is a mental trait in The Sims 3: Ambitions. It also is a trait in The Sims 3 Pets for console.

Eccentric Sims have a natural ability when it comes to inventing crazy gizmos and whachamacalits.


  • Your Sim will have a higher chance of discovering new inventions while dabbling or inventing.
  • Your Sim will be faster at making discovered inventions.
  • Your Sim will have a higher chance of making Improved Widgets.

Player notesEdit

  • Eccentric Sims learn the Inventing skill faster.
  • This trait is first available at birth, but does not come into play until a Sim is a child.
  • NPCs with this trait are attracted to the following Lot assignment: Junkyard

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  • The Eccentric trait picture shows a character who resembles Doctor Emmett Brown from the Back to the Future movies, possibly a reference to the fact that inventors can build time machines.
  • Oddly, Technophobe does not conflict with this trait.

Examples of Sims who are EccentricEdit

See also: Category:Eccentric Sims

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