Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
This morning, in addition to a variety of other things, an episode tie-in dropped in our pocket-sized Springfields! This tie-in severs as a teaser for Sunday’s new episode of The Simpsons. The tie-in comes with it’s own questline, which will unlock a free item for Springfield with it, titled In It to Win It.
Let’s take a look at the full dialogue walkthrough for In It to Win It…
In It to Win It Pt. 1
Homer: Marge! Where’s my ping pong paddle and top hat?
Marge: Homie, the last time you tried to get gerbils to canoe in the bathtub, we all got lice.
Homer: No, silly. I’m using the ping pong paddles to bid at Gavelby’s Auction House. It’s B-Y-O-P. The P stands for “Please bring your own paddles.”
Marge: Bid? Bid on what?
Homer: I don’t know, just as long as I outbid Ned Flanders. Now help me find those paddles. They say “Property of Ned Flanders” on them.
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In It to Win It Pt. 2
Auctionieer: Welcome to Gavelby’s. Where every accidental twitch can lose you millions of dollars. Our first item up for sale is this pair of vintage soundproof headphones. Do I hear twenty dollars? No, I hear nothing at all!
Homer: Lisa, watch your daddy outbid all these other bidders.
Lisa: Dad, you do know that if you win you have to pay for it, right?
Homer: That’s not how auctions work, sweetie. You bid, then you go over the rapids, and then you pay for the photo.
Lisa: I’m 85% sure you’re describing a flume ride.
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Auctionieer: Going once! Going twice! Going three times! Going four times! Oh, sorry, I forgot what I was doing. Sold! To the dapper young man in the front row.
Bart: Thank you, my good man.
Lisa: How are you going to pay for that?
Bart: I’ve got Dad’s credit card.
Homer: Hehe, that well-dressed small man’s father is going to be awful upset.
In It to Win It Pt. 3
Lisa: Bart, you should keep those antiques you bought in a locked room devoid of oxygen or light. That’s how items appreciate in value.
Bart: But what’s the point of owning something if you don’t use it?
CBG: I believe I can field this one. The point isn’t to use it, it’s to lord your ownership over your fellow man. That’s the enjoyment.
Homer: Ugh, I probably shouldn’t have bid on and then eaten Marie Antoinette’s cake. But why would I have it if I can’t eat it too?
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Bart: Lisa really got me thinking about all the junk I’ve been holding onto.
Milhouse: Oh my God, are you dropping me as a friend? Is it because I ask too many questions? Am I doing it again?
Bart: No, I mean we can put some of my junk up for auction. And then use the money to buy cooler, newer junk online.
In It to Win It Pt. 4
Auctionieer: Today’s first item up for auction is a vintage Krusty Olympics video game. Famous for its aggressively pro-USSR stance, it was pulled from shelves after tainted copies spread both Red Scare and Scarlet Fever.
Bart: I put that up for auction! I’ll miss the dreams about murdering capitalists, but the money will be worth it.
CBG: It must be mine! One hundred dollars!
Auctionieer: We have an online bidder. The new bid is one hundred and one dollars.
CBG: Foiled by a computer yet again! This is Chessbot Amateur Setting all over!
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Lisa: I wonder who this mystery online bidder is…
Bart: Whoever it is must be loaded! They bought everything! Vintage, tech, you name it.
Lisa: Ooh, sounds like a rich nerd…
Bart: Aww, it’s never a rich juvenile delinquent.
What are your thoughts on the In It to Win It questline? How far have you gotten with it? What do you think will happen in Sunday’s episode? Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!