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The Sims Wiki News - 16th August 2015

K6ka August 16, 2015 User blog:K6ka
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Week of August 16, 2015

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The Sims 4: Cool Kitchen Stuff released![1]
The Sims 4 Cool Kitchen Stuff Cover

No words. Just images. Enjoy!


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Important discussions

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First of all, the Should we separate The Sims 4 information from the Original pages? has been turned into a vote due to unclear consensus. Please vote in accordance with the voting policy.

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Welp, we only have one battle to worry about this week! Now that the fanon battles have been retired, we'll only be covering the canon battles from now on, at least until consensus exists for the resurrection of the fanon battles.

So, what's new this round?

Ballet vs. Scouting — afterschool activity versus afterschool activity! Both of these are both popular pastimes for children (unless their parents just forced them into it), and while they seem to have some gender segregation in history, boys can take up ballet, and girls can take up scouting.

Those who take up ballet can move towards the more musically-inclined population, and will get a head-start on the dancing skill once they grow up. Plus, once they graduate, they get a shiny trophy for them to bring home and make their non-ballet friends and apathetic visitors jealous. You know, what's not to like about ballet?

If "graceful" movements is not to your liking, you can always push your Sims to the opposite end of the spectrum. Sim Scouts is all about getting kids into Mother Nature, getting them dirty, getting them into a place where groceries are in short supply and mosquitoes are not, and getting them lots and lots of fish. They can also earn shiny badges that also put their non-scouts friends and worthless house visitors to shame. What's not to like about the scouts?

Which of these two do you prefer? Do you prefer your Sim kids being artistically inclined or play in mud with Mother Nature? It's people like you that run our battles and determine the winner — vote now!

Caption this!
Caption winner

The third "Caption This" poll has been closed, the results are in, and the winning caption has been added to the picture below!

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"And poor Bob sat there, listening to his wife's nagging and waiting for the sweet release of death. By fire. Because of course."

Last week's image

We've had several submissions for last week's caption contest. Please vote for your favorite in the poll below!

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Vote for me!

The poll is closed. As of 23:44, August 23, 2015 (UTC), the results are:
  • We're so undrunk we're able to synchronise our cheers movements perfectly. Mint/10 #thanktheanimators - 2 votes
  • Finally, The Sims 4 added dishwashers! - 4 votes
  • Cheers to the good old days when there were only seven expansion packs! - 1 vote
  • Let's toast to another pack that makes us drunk in innovative new ways to play. - 0 votes
  • Here's to toddlers! Oh, wait... - 2 votes
  • Let's all drink al..uh, JUICE! Yeah, juice! - 2 votes
  • Winner: Cheers for an absolutely super dull and boring stuff pack! - 16 votes

The poll was created at 02:47 (UTC) on August 16, 2015, and had 27 voters.

New image

Now for the next image in the caption contest! Check out the image, and then leave your caption in the comments section below, starting with "Caption: ". Captions on this image will be voted on next week.

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Caption this!

Phew! That was quite a bit to write! I will be taking a four-day leave next week, so sadly I probably won't be able to write next week's edition. Anyways, thanks for reading, and we'll see who writes it next week, if ever. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 02:50, August 16, 2015 (UTC)

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