Daily Archives: November 21, 2018

Black Friday 2018 Should I Buy Round-Up Part 1: Creatures to Youngsters

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

So typically when it comes to a Mystery Box I lay out all of the details for each box in a separate post, however, Black Friday brought us SIXTEEN total boxes and a whole lotta stuff inside of each one! So to do an individual post on each box seems a little crazy, at least to me.  (especially since it’s nearly Thanksgiving and I’ve got a ton of stuff to prepare)

So rather than do my typical Mystery Box post, for each box, I’ve decided to do two big posts.  Each post will cover 8 boxes, their contents will be linked to a previous post and next to each item I’ll include the original donut cost (if applicable).  This will help you get a sense of what’s inside and what the value of each item is.

Since you can’t pick and choose what to buy from each box, you’ll have to make your own decisions based on what you like/want and what you can afford to spend.  Hopefully, the linked posts (and original costs) will help you make that decision.

So here we go with the first round of boxes, everything from Creatures to Youngsters!

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Showoff Announcement: Halloween and Thanksgiving 2018

Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!

It’s that time…calling all Springfield designers!  We’re getting ready to do the next Springfield Showoff featuring your Treehouse of Horror (Halloween) and/or Thanksgiving inspired designs!  So prep those towns…because we want to see what you’ve done with your Springfield!

I was reminded over the weekend that we forgot to do a showoff for Halloween, so no better time than the present to make up for it!  This time, since we’re smack dab in the Thanksgiving mini-event, I thought we should combine the showoff to include all of your fall holidays..Thanksgiving and Halloween!   I want to see what you’ve done with all that stuff!  Because who doesn’t like seeing what others have done with all this new stuff?!  So send us your Halloween and/or Thanksgiving inspired designs and we’ll be putting up the Showoff post, featuring your designs on Wednesday, November 28th….so you’ve got a week to prep your towns.  Take your time, design as you see fit and send us the designs when you’re ready.

So work on those designs and send us some screenshots when you’re ready…just make sure to send your submissions in by about 8pm ET Tuesday, November 27th, 2018.  Can’t wait to see what YOU have come up with.

You can send your designs in two ways…either post a link to the image in the comments on this post or you can email them to us at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com.  We won’t be pulling images from anywhere else, so please if you want to be featured either submit in the comments below or email your images to us.  If you email them please mark the subject with at least the word Showoff, otherwise, I might miss it.

Note: PLEASE try to limit your submissions to only 1-2 of your favorite screenshots.  We like to try and let everyone showoff their town but it becomes difficult when some of you are sending in 7-10 images.  Pick your favorite areas and send them in (or if you stitch photos together, that works too).  We’ll try our best to get EVERYONE in, but please understand that sometimes we miss a photo or two.  If we miss you one week, we’ll try really hard to make sure we get you in the next week.  You’re always welcome to showoff your town, at any time, on our Flickr page.  We know a lot of you have awesome towns that you want to show off, but please try to stick with this week’s theme.  Remember, this isn’t a contest.  There’s nothing to win.  It’s just a fun way to showoff your town and get some design inspiration from your fellow Addicts.  🙂   

Do you want to be featured on the next Springfield Showoff?  Post your images  in the Comments below or email us your screenshots at TSTOAddictsblog@gmail.com. We can’t wait to see YOUR designs! (Need help with images, just ask.)