Should I Spend Donuts on Flaming Moe’s?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Hope you’ve got your dancing shoes on and your cell phones ready to light up the night because Homerpalooza has arrived in Springfield!  That’s right the rock fest has begun!  Our stores are now jam-packed with premium items just tempting us to drop our sprinkles on!

Of course with that limited-time label it can be tempting to grab everything in sight because it’ll be gone soon.  But don’t sweat it!  That’s where we come in to tell you what’s worth those donuts and what you might want to hold off on.

Wondering if you should add Flaming Moe’s to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this flaming watering hole to your town…

Building/Decoration: Flaming Moe’s
Donut Cost: 60 Donuts
Earns:  8 /4hrs (when event is over it won’t earn anything)
Other Info: 
This is a FACADE for Moe’s.  NOT a new building. So, like a costume for a building.

Leaves stores September 12th

Pros
-One of the few ways to earn extra crafting currency
-Comes with a short 2 part questline
-Classic facade for Moe’s from a classic episode

Cons
-Not a stand alone building, just a “skin” for Moe’s
-After the event is over, like Moe’s, it won’t earn event currency
-Pricey for just a facade

Final Thought
Premium:
While it doesn’t really do much, outside of earn Crafting currency, I know most Premium players will pick this up.  Why?  Because it’s a classic.  What Simpson fan doesn’t remember the Flaming Moe’s episode?  And Homer dramatically falling through the ceiling for his big reveal.  Premium players, you’ll likely buy this for nostalgic reasons.  But if you’re not nostalgic for it, pass.  In the end it’s just a skin for Moe’s.

Freemium:
Personally, I think Freemium players should pass.  While yes, it does help with crafting currency, I can’t tell you how many times at the end of an event people are asking me what to do with their leftover crafting currency.
Save your 60 donuts for a real building.

Of course in the end it’s your decision, we can only tell you what we would or wouldn’t do…and as I premium player I can tell you I’m on the fence.   But whatever you decide, just make sure you make your final decision before it leaves our games for good (or for now).

I’d Like to be Flaming, Please Pt. 1
Moe starts

Moe: Okay, fellas…this flashy new sign is bound to suck all kinds of cash-splashing musicians.
Barney: You going to provide bottle service?
Moe: Yeah.  They cause me any trouble, I’m going to smash a bottle and “service” up their pretty faces.
Make Moe Clean Up the Joint- 2hrs, Earns $110, 27xp

I’d Like to be Flaming, Please Pt. 2
Moe starts

Moe: The bar looks fine.  Now, for the final step to success – get social media-ed about by a hipster.
Cool Homer: I got you covered: “Moe’s tavern is dark, squalid, and frightening to women.”  “It’s a retro experience you won’t want to miss.”
Moe: Are rats retro?  ‘Cause I got a lot of those.
Make Moe Serve Flaming Cocktails- 4hrs, Earns $175, 45xp
Make Musicians Drink at Flaming Moe’s- x3. 4hrs, Earns $260, 70xp

What are your thoughts on Flaming Moe’s?  Will you be spending the donuts to change up the look of your Moe’s? Did you already?  Why or why not?  Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!

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68 responses to “Should I Spend Donuts on Flaming Moe’s?

  1. It’s too expensive for just a skin. I’m hoping to earn enough donuts for Bleeding Gums Murphy before the end of the event.

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  2. I was thinking of buying this for the crafting, because I want to craft more and more crowds of people so that I can put them not just in the concerts,

    but also in a long queues outside of krusty burger, the nightclubs, restaurants, the mono rail, airport etc…

    I’m very tempted to buy the skin for this purpose because I question whether I will have enough crowds of people for the concerts and the queues of people I want outside of the other buildings along with all of the other stuff

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  3. I’ve wanted Flaming Moe’s for so long, I couldn’t not get it now. I’ll be in a bind, though, when Uncle Moe’s Family Feedbag finally makes its appearance!

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  4. Total pass for me.
    Way overpriced for a building skin

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  5. Was on the fence for a while, because it seemed like a lot for basically a new sign on top of Moe’s, and not much benefit. Then I remembered that the best benefit is to have a souvenir of a stand-out episode, and the smile it brings to my face every time I see it. This will definitely stay on from now on. Or until something better comes along 😉

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  6. Bought it as soon as it was offered, it helping with the event was just a bonus.

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