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Wanda and Stephen hoped their toy shop would be in the family for generations to come, but their daughter seems to have other plans. Can Melody follow her own dreams and still keep her parents happy?
Name Tinker family
Members Wanda Tinker

Stephen Tinker Melody Tinker

Number of generations 2 generations
Family connections Zarubin family
Other Information
Game The Sims 2 Open for Business Icon The Sims 2: Open for Business
Playability Playable
Neighborhood Bluewater Village

The Tinker family is a pre-made family residing in Bluewater Valley. The Tinker family always loved toys. They have everything they need to open their own store in their backyard, though they have not yet opened it when first played. The family started out when Ron Tinker married Lauren Tinker, and they had a son named Stephen. He married Wanda, the daughter of Damion and Autumn Zarubin. They had a daughter, who they named Melody.

Etymology Edit

Tinker -- One who enjoys experimenting with and repairing machine parts. A clumsy repairer or worker; a meddler.
Melody Tinker -- A tune; sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase or a studious and quiet woman.
Stephen Tinker -- from stephanos "crown, and garland."
Wanda Tinker -- vandalism". Also possibly (Old German) "wanderer". Harpsichord player Wanda Landowska.
Ron Tinker -- "Having the gods' Power," from rögn "gods," lit. "decreeing powers" (pl. of regin "decree") + valdr "ruler."
Lauren Tinker -- "a shimmering effect seen over a hot surface."

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Tinker Family Tree

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The Tinker family
Stephen - Wanda - Melody - Ron - Lauren - Damion - Autumn