Clash of Clones and the Conform-O-Meter

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Springfield has gone Medieval and Barbarians, Nerds & Castles have taken over the streets (and much in demand land), as the Clash of Clones Event is in full swing!   With all of the new items added to Tapped Out with the event I thought now would be a good time to take a look at how all of these items impact the Conform-O-Meter ratings.

The Conform-O-Meter is an important part of Tapped-Out because it provides you with a bonus boost in your cash and  XP from everything you collect in the game.  When you achieve a 5-Star Town (it’s max rating) you will receive a 5% bonus on all money and XP collected in your town.  If you missed the previous Conform-O-Meter posts check here for the basics and here for how many points you’ll need to reach 5 stars.

While the Clash of Clones Event brought no changes to the Conform-O-Meter requirements, it did bring us a ton of new items to add to our Springfield.  Let’s take a look at how all of the new “goodies” impact our rating: Continue reading

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Where Did THAT Come From – BBQ Pig

“You don’t win friends with salad… you don’t win friends with salad… you don’t win friends with salad…”

Oh hey there friends? How’s life? Just enjoying yet another great Simpsons episode courtesy of new stuff in Level 45. With the newest level, EA brought us a new premium decoration for 60 donuts. Provided you’re at level 45, this new beauty adds a 2.5% bonus to your XP and cash earnings. That all well and good but you may be asking where did the BBQ Pig come from?

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Episode Recap: Clown In The Dumps

Hey there Hoppereenos. It’s that time of year again where I tune in and watch the New Simpsons Episode and report what I see. So sit back, relax, and grab some goodies. The Season 26 Premiere Episode: Clown in the Dumps… is upon us.

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Hey Addicts, Caption This!

Sometimes TSTO gives us humorous little moments when we capture our characters doing rather strange things.  These posts are all about those strange and funny moments! Twice a week we’ll be posting a Caption This! moment where we want you, the Addicts readers, to put on your writing caps and come up with what you think is happening in the screenshot. Post your captions in the comments below. We can’t wait to see how creative and funny you guys can be!

Hey Addicts… Caption This!
(This week’s Caption This image was submitted by Addicts reader alexfurnea564)
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If you’ve got an image you’d like to submit for a “Caption this!” post, email it to us at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com or post it on the Addicts Flickr page, you never know when yours might be next!

Sunday Night Open Thread

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Here we are…..SEASON 26 PREMIERE NIGHT!!! And just how are my favorite addicted Tappers doing on this beautiful September night?  Have a great weekend?  Ready for all new Simpsons tonight??

Anyway enough rambling from me….it IS Sunday and you know what that means, right?  Nope it’s not time to boogie woogie oogie all night long (although if you do take photos for us)!  Nope it’s time for another Sunday Night Open Thread!

Here’s where you can talk about anything you want to talk about…TSTO Related, Simpson’s Related or ANYTHING.  Just no Add me requests…those should go here.  We’ll give you a few suggestions (like most Sunday’s you can talk about the current episode of the Simpsons) but for the most part you’re free to talk about ANYTHING your little Tapping Fingers desire…just keep it PG.

So…here is your Sunday Night Open Thread.  Finally, after 4 lonnnggg months The Simpsons are back!!  What will happen in tonight’s episode?  Who will die?   How will our episode tie-in items play into the episode? AND a little bonus Simpsons right after with the Family Guy/Simpsons crossover event!  No baseball tonight, as the playoffs are set.  Did you team make it?  Sunday Night Football features the Saints vs. the Cowboys….will you be watching?

So chat about the Simpsons…and for this one night only Family Guy too….MLB, NFL, TSTO Updates, Halloween Speculation or anything else you can think of!

Have Fun!  And happy Sunday!

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Best Simpsons Episodes…

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It’s premiere night for The Simpsons!  We’ve waited ALLLLLL summer long and now we’ll FINALLY know who gets killed off in tonight’s episode!

Every time premiere time rolls around, for any show, I always get to thinking about my favorite episodes & what makes the show so great.  Before tonight’s Season 26 premiere, there are currently 552 episodes of The Simpsons!  That’s a LOT of Simpsons history!  Trying to go through it all can make your head spin!

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Well the folks over at Vulture did the hard work already!  As part of their Simpsons Week they complied a list of the best 100 episodes of The Simpsons.  It’s a crazy list and full of AWESOME Simpson episodes, many I completely forgot about!

Check out their full list here.  It’s a great mix of episodes from ALL seasons, not just the first 10.  Here’s a peek at some of the great episodes that made the list: Continue reading

Are you ready for some Simpsons?!?! It’s time for Season 26!

Ooga chucka ooga ooga ooga chucka ooga oooga… I can’t stop this feeling, deep inside of me, Homer you just don’t realize, what you do to me…

Hey hey friends.  Wookiee popping in with a reminder that the highly anticipated 26th season of the Best. Show. Ever. is quickly approaching.  That’s right my compatriots… on Sunday, 28 September 2014, Episode 1 will air at 8pm on FOX.  I am so stoked!  SPOILERS follow the fold.

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Weekend Update: September 21st – 27th

I said a hip hop,
Hippie to the hippie,
The hip, hip a hop, and you don’t stop, a rock it
To the bang bang boogie, say, up jump the boogie,
To the rhythm of the boogie, the beat.

Man all this hip n hoppin around can’t be good on my joints. Lol

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From the Mouth of a Tapped Out Writer….

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Ever wonder what goes into creating an update for TSTO?  Wonder where they come up with all the dialogue for these updates and just who’s writing them? Curious about what goes on in those writer rooms?  Well Vulture.com found out all of that and more in a recent article they ran all about TSTO!  i-0a433ff25a95c1f847838b474a0c732c-Homer_Simpson

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Should I Spend Donuts on the BBQ Pig?

Level 45 has arrived in Springfield!  And along with Üter & the Hungry Hun comes another premium decoration…the BBQ Pig!    Kind of small in comparison to the fanfare of Üter, but a brand new premium decoration nonetheless.  Now I’m sure you’re trying to decide if this whole hog (mmmm BBQ Pork…) is worth YOUR donuts, but don’t sweat it!  We’re here to tell you what’s worth the donuts and what you might want to hold off on.

Wondering if you should add the BBQ Pig  to YOUR Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this delicious hunk of pork to YOUR Springfield!  (can you tell I wrote this before my lunch break?)

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