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The Van Houtens Act 4 Full Dialogue: The Van Houten Curse

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Nearly time for Milhouse’s fame to end…the Van Houten’s ends tomorrow.  So while we count down till the next event, let’s look back on the Act 4 dialogue for the Van Houtens Event…

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For The Van Houtens, The End is Near

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Just a reminder that the Van Houtens Event Ends TOMORROW September 16th. 

Milhouse has had his time to shine, now it’s time to go back to all Homer, all the time.

As far as questlines go, what’s happened in the past is that the current prize you’re working on (on any questline) you were able to finish.  Once that current prize was completed then the questline disappeared.  

This means that you will want to make that final push to gather up all the things you want from the Event before it goes with the Event.

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The Van Houtens Act 4 Premium Questline: Grandpa Van Houten

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Everything’s coming up Milhouse!  Last year we had The Flanders’s this year we have the Van Houtens!

Act 4 of this multi-event ushered in one new premium character to help navigate this event.  Grandpa Van Houten is an all-new premium character for Springfield, who not only helps earn event currency but also comes with a short questline.

So let’s take a look at the full dialogue for both The Great Indoors…


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The Van Houtens Prize Guide: Act 4, Prize 5 Italian Milhouse

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Time for our final Van Houtens prize post!  Bust out the confetti and party hats because these are done…for this event anyway. 🎉🎊

So let’s take a look at the final Van Houtens prize…Italian Milhouse…

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The Van Houtens Prize Guide: Act 4, Prizes 2-4, Solvang Air, Nana’s Vineyard & Little Italy

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Time for another fun and exciting event prize post! But fear not my friends…the Van Houtens, and my torturing you with prize posts, are almost over!

Act 4 consists of 1 new decoration, 2 new buildings, 1 Mystery Box Token, and 1 new costume.

So let’s take a look at the prizes on the Act 4 Van Houtens Prize Track: Solvang Air, Nana’s Vineyard & Little Italy…

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Should I Spend Donuts On Grandpa Van Houten and his RV?

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Update time in Springfield and everything’s coming up Milhouse!  Always nice to see new content in TSTO, as the latest event has hit our games.  Of course, an all-new event means all-new premium content in our stores, just tempting us to drop those pink sprinkles!

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 Grandpa Van Houten and his RV to your Springfield?  Well before you hit that confirm button let’s break down the pros and cons of adding this great indoors combo to your town…


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The Van Houtens: Turbo Tappin’ Act 4, The Van Houten Curse

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Act 4 of The Van Houtens is upon us.  Time to finally kick those Van Houtens out of our lives! (and time to bring on Halloween!)

The Van Houtens Event follows the same event structure of the Multi-Events before it.  This event consists of 4 parts (or Acts), with each part lasting just over a week (10 days) and taking us through a new part of the event!

For Act 4 we’re tasked with collecting Spaghetti and Meatballs!  Each part of the story will unlock another prize themed for the fourth, and final, part of the story.  So let’s take a look at the details behind Act 4 and the Turbo Tappin’ Version for The Van Houten Curse…

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The Van Houtens Act 4 in Live! The Rundown and What You Need To Know

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Who’s ready to finally get those gosh dang Van Houtens out of their lives?!  Act 4 is finally here, the final Van Houten Act, almost time to kick this event to the curb.

Remember, this is the FINAL Act of Van Houtens.  So this, and all other Acts, will leave our games on September 16th (next Wednesday).  So finish up all the prize tracks before they’re gone for good!

Things kick off for Act 4 with some dialogue between the kids of Springfield Elementary…

Jimbo: Hey, Milhouse. What’s your hat size? I wanna get you a cap just like mine.
Milhouse: Why don’t you just give me yours?
Jimbo: That’s a great idea! This is gonna be your best birthday party this week!
Bart: Unbelievable. Milhouse is friends with Jimbo now? Every time I try to make him uncool, he ends up even cooler.
Database: Excuse me, Superfriend, if you’re done monologuing, it’s your turn to roll the dodecahedron.
Bart: *sigh* Okay here goes.
Database: Gack! That’s the icosahedron! Bart, get your head in the game!
Bart: Look, the only reason I agreed to play Dungheaps and Doofuses with you guys is because you’re the only ones left who can’t get into Milhouse’s dumb birthday parties.
Database: Actually, we hacked the app and acquired a reservation to tonight’s late seating.
Bart: Of course you did.

This triggers the Act 4  questline, The Van Houten Curse, and is followed by 4hr  tasks for Bart and Database, as well as a task to collect Act 4 Currency (155).  The Van Houten Curse is the questline that will take you through unlocking all of this Act’s prizes.

Let’s take a look at what else is in store during Act 4…

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The Van Houtens Act 3 Full Dialogue: The Most Popular Girl in School

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Act 4 is slated to start later today TUESDAY, September 8thAct 3 (and Acts 1 and 2 for that matter) isn’t going anywhere, so if you didn’t finish it you’ll still have time to. Look for Act 4 to start around 11am ET.  (1500 UTC)
You’ll need Bart and Database free for the first round of tasks (and those earning event currency).  Also, 1 new premium character combo will be released.  150 donuts for the combo.

Now on with the full dialogue for Act 3…

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The Van Houtens Prize Guide: Act 3, Prize 5 Grandma Van Houten

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Time for another fun and exciting event prize post!  And guess what?!  Act 3 contains even more decorations!  Act 3 consists of 3 new decorations, 1 Mystery Box Token, and 1 new character.

So let’s take a look at the final Act 3 prize…Grandma Van Houten…

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