Should I Spend Donuts on Westminster Abbey, Oscar Wilde & Geoffrey Chaucer?

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

Let the heisting begin! The latest event in Springfield, The Springfield Job, is all about pulling off elaborate Heists…well not too elaborate Homer is involved…in a bet between two Nuclear Power Plant owners.

As we all know, that limited-time label can tempt us 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 Westminster Abbey, Oscar Wilde & Geoffrey Chaucer to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this ghostly trio to your town…

Character(s): Geoffrey Chaucer & Oscar Wilde (two INDEPENDENT Characters)
Building/Decoration:
Westminster Abbey
Donut Cost:
175 Donuts
Size: 
12×9
Earns:
$500, 45xp/24hrs
Conform-O-Meter:
Vanity +400
Can Be Placed: 
grass|pavement|boardwalk|pier|dirt

Leaves stores April 22nd

Pros
-Two FULL Characters for Springfield
-Comes with a questline (which can wait until the event is over to complete)
-A couple of amusing visual tasks
-Will use Westminster Abby for tasks and it’s animated when in use (lights up birds fly)
-Both characters can do heists
-Oscar Wilde is Voiced
-Reasonably priced for the 3 items you receive

Cons
-Chaucer is not voiced
-Fairly Large footprint (12×9)

Final Thought
Premium:
I like this trio and think it’s a good buy.  If you figure about 50-60 donuts for the building, that’s 115-125 donuts for two characters.  Very fairly priced.  I like that they BOTH help with heists and that Oscar Wilde is voiced.  I wish they both were, but hey one is better than none. Good buy.  Not a must buy, but a good buy.

Freemium:
Not a bad pickup for freemium players.  It checks a lot of the boxes and it’s two premium characters for your town.  Again, not a must buy, but a good buy.  Consider picking this one up

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

Here’s a look at their tasks…

Oscar Wilde’s Permanent Tasks:

 

Task Length Earns Location
Annoy Other Ghosts 1hr $105,26xp Westminster Abbey
Battle a Brit 4hrs $250, 140xp Outside/Visual w Chaucer
Confuse Tourists with Quotes 4hrs $260,70xp Westminster Abbey
Drink and Babysit 4hrs $260, 70xp Boiled Potato
Let Springfield Inspire Him 8hrs $420, 105xp Outside/Visual
Offer Weird Advice 12hrs $600, 150xp Westminster Abbey
Spitball Quotes 24hrs $1,000, 225xp Westminster Abbey

Geoffrey Chaucer’s Permanent Tasks:

Task Length Earns Location
Dream About a Real Bath 1hr $105,26xp Westminster Abbey
Battle a Brit 4hrs $250, 140xp Outside/Visual w Wilde
Haunt Tourists 4hrs $260,70xp Westminster Abbey
Drink and Babysit 4hrs $260, 70xp Boiled Potato
Search for Money 8hrs $420, 105xp Outside/Visual
Ghost Write 12hrs $600, 150xp Westminster Abbey
Desperately Seek Royalties 24hrs $1,000, 225xp Westminster Abbey

What are your thoughts on Chaucer, Wilde & the Abbey?  Will you be spending the donuts to bring them to your Springfield? Did you already?  Why or why not?  Where have you placed the Abbey in your Springfield?  Sound off in the comments below, you know we love hearing from you!

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89 responses to “Should I Spend Donuts on Westminster Abbey, Oscar Wilde & Geoffrey Chaucer?

  1. I missed the abbey and Buckingham palace. Do you think there will be a second chance?

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  2. Kathy Carrington

    I’m considering getting these but I’m hoping someone can answer my question first…
    If I put Westminster Abbey away, do the ghosts stay in my town or are they stored too?

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  3. I bought this and am happy with the way premium characters. However the job for 1hr. Overrides all other 1 he. Jobs. And doesn’t pay premium for characters in premium skins.

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  4. Westminster Abbey, Oscar Wilde & Geoffrey Chaucer …. one could say this is the most epic Premium offered during the Event, however, I’m not spending Sprinkles until EA permanently fixes this Rollback Glitch with a Patch (sorry, but I need to put my foot down)!

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  5. I wonder why they elected to make these two ghosts, when we have live versions of many other historical figures. Oh well.

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  6. Got them, but don’t see the option for them to contribute with heist. Help?!

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  7. I don’t understand why they chose THESE two characters…they could choose any 2 famous British people to be characters, and they didn’t choose Shakespeare? Or Winston Churchill? Or Henry VIII or something? Just seems like a missed opportunity, I’ve never even heard of Chaucer.

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  8. Necromantic Nightmare

    I’m currently donut mining w/ the collided on, and putting everyone to tour the Abbey for an hour is great. The ghosts do heists while the people tour, and make me $ to buy blood mobiles. It’s working great.

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  9. Pro: Maude won’t be alone…

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