Well hello there fellow hoppers…errrr…tappers. Bunny here just bouncing on in to show you something that has been driving a few of us nuts round here…(mainly me and some Addicts readers…yes… I know… I am already NUTS!). Lol
What the heck is it that I am going on about this time? Well, let me break it down for you…
A few days ago, Quark007 brought something odd and interesting to our attention:
Did anybody mention this before?!
When I leave 3 graffitis in a friend’s town, a small black box with the donut logo is popping up for a millisecond. Wonder what it is. Tried to make a screen shot but I was too slow.”
Then I got reports that others had seen this “donut logo” too.
kimmmmeee said, “I’ve seen it too. It is only there for such a brief moment and all I can catch is that little rectangle on the right with a doughnut.”
Well now my Bunny curiosity was peaked. I see “glitches” all the time in my town. So much so that nothing really phases me anymore. I had caught bits of what they were asking, but really paid no mind. So off I went to investigate. I went into my neighboreenos towns and made tests to see what triggered this “donut” bar to appear. I bounced through several neighbors trying graffiti three, then two, then one time. I found that no matter what I tapped, as long as the VERY LAST item I tapped was to graffiti a building…that lil flash of a bar appeared. It happens so terribly fast that if you are not looking for it, you will miss it completely. I tried screenshots, but seriously…IT HAPPENS FAST!! Flashes off n on in an instant. There was thoughts and discussion of using video, so I left it to YOU, the readers, to see who would be the first to capture the image. I waited…
Well, sure enough (because you are all AWESOME!!!) one of you took the time and caught it…
schneiper1988 was successful. WOOHOO!! (see the full image at beginning of this post)
“Used bluestacks this time and made a video in the hope to catch a good frame and yeah, seems like it’s downloading donuts in the background.
If only I knew where it saves them to. ^^”
Look very closely at their screen grab…notice an odd lil icon bar downloading with a donut in the lower right hand corner of the screen above the neighbor icons? Strange huh?
So now the pondering question keeping me and others up at night in thought… Where the heck are they downloading? Why are they downloading? Is this a glitch? Is this something coming? Is this just a ghost or remnant of the synchronizing screens in the game? Honestly, I do not have a clue. There are odd mentions of donuts all throughout the files, but nothing about a download of donuts. Just mainly standard purchase info. But I am still looking (400 + files is a LOT of coding to go through, most of it is old information. Not to mention all the images.)
I will keep poking around to see if I can find out just what the frak this is. In the meantime, now YOU can go mad watching for it. Seeing if YOU can get a screenshot of it without the use of video. Just try, I dare yah. Maybe you already have been seeing it and thought YOU were going crazy. Have you? Are you? Give me YOUR thoughts on the entire mystery in the comments below. Can’t wait to see what you have to say. 😉
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