BOOM!! And we are off to another Grindfest of Marginal Excitement!! Act II Prizes are relatively repetitive, but a little better (as in a little) than act one.
As with Act I, the First Prize is actually serves a couple of purposes. First, it is another ride for Itchy and Scratchy Land. Second, it unlocks the Crafting area for Level 5 of Crafting…which coincidentally is mostly just a bunch of add-on parts for said ride. And Lastly…it will help you increase your bonus percentage when/if you place said ride within the Blue Bonus Area that is associated with the main gate.
And the said ride is???
Well…well…well. That’s not exactly what I was hoping for…
Let’s just say that I am currently too deep into the “holyfreakinshirt…did they rEAlly do THAT?” mode to be too positive and chatty about the numbers to “get it all” for Act I.
As has been the case over the past few events…there will be some grinding (of teeth in my case), there will be some crafting (maybe less than usual in my case), and there will be a ton of people who are going to freak out when they “are behind” after a day or two.
I’m not really sure just how EAsy this act will be. But, I am certain that because of the idiotic item limits (more about that in another post), I will be making some serious decisions on IF I can even place what I win.
But, strap on the backpack of “happy smiles,” and grimace… Here are the numbers for all of you who want to make sure you can plan your lives around “getting it all.”
Well kids…we are FINALLY in Act III of the Springfield Jobs Event. If the news is correct about how many jobs a Millenial worker is expected to have in a lifetime, an average Millenial could have had two or three jobs during this event alone…
So. Long. So. Very. Very. Long!
But, as has become the norm with the updates these days…EA is giving us a ton of Free Clutter. And, Act III is no exception.
We will get crafting currency…another Free Land Token…and some really big buildings.
NEXT PRIZE up? $ Casino!
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What a weird week for Nuking. Not that there is any “good” week for nuking. But, Holyfreakinshirt! The number of weird coincidences that happened on Saturday, make one wonder JUST HOW MUCH POWER does Alissa really have???
She had planned our Addicts Live session about Nuking your Springfield, well before the little “SNAFU” that happened on the VERY SAME DAY in Hawaii. So…did Alissa foretell the future? Is the nimrod who sent out the false “You’re All Gonna Die” alert a disgruntled TSTO Player? Did Safi and his Nuking demonstration have something to do with it??????
And most important…Would I Nuke if I could Nuke? And, Why WON’T I nuke???
These are all important questions to ask…
Thank Grog It’s Firday!
At least part of this mini update revolves around a Premium Character that I bought in a heart beat… One, might say, a “Heart Attack and Vine,” beat.
For anyone who is a fan of Tom Waits (he is in my top five favorites artists), you may or may not remember that Tom voiced Lloyd, in the episode, “Homer Goes to Prep School” (E9S24) which is where the Preppers come from. What’s interesting to me, is that this one of the lowest rated episodes (according to the rating bots at “simpsonsworld.com” where you can watch every episode online). But I beg to differ…especially in current conditions where “the end of the world” is fairly regular dinner conversation (if you live with people who give too much credence to the headlines than they should). This episode is hilarious, and could have been shot in a remote Southern Oregon town, where loads of real life “Preppers” live off of the grid…or grow pot…or both. But I digress…
Homer starts the doomsday talk with, “I guess despite all of our so-called civilization, anarchy lurks around every corner like a racially diverse street gang, on a network cop show.” Classic…
Thank Grog It’s Firday!
I can’t believe I’m saying this…but maybe my post a couple of weeks back, asking for an Alien Invasion is for real, and may be closer to the truth than we want to admit!
In that post, I made the point that humans only really seem to come together in times of great global conflict. And that maybe it would take an alien invasion to bring us all together (hence the relevancy of this TSTO event!).
But, I thought I was mostly joking…until I read some of the headlines this week.
Aliens. They are real…and they are messing with our military!!
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Thank Grog It’s Firday!!
Before any of you start lining up your pea shooters to cover me with spitwads from the peanut gallery…let me start with an apology. Mostly.
Holyfreakinshirt!!! Why do you DO that? (the voice of reason in my head screams loud enough to make the wild turkeys milling about in the front yard startle). “If you are going to apologize, then DO it!! Don’t always say you’re sorry, with an explanation…that is insincere!!” (Man…the voice in my head is really on guilt trip now!).
The fact is…I had been warned. Alissa had actually told me, “Don’t go there! The farmers are very protective of their farms!!!” But, did I listen? Noooooooooooo!
Even when I thought I was being “non-judgmental and inclusive” by actually trying a week of KEM farming, and reporting my personal statistics, and even going so far as to see the value of “Team Safi” casual donut farming (CDF), it really wasn’t enough.
The backlash was instant…huge…and bordering in insane (as far as anyone can actually declare anyone to be insane, in a world that is clearly off its hinges). I kid you not…there were calls for my banishment…and worse (sorry…but, it isn’t cool to suggest doing harm to my nether regions…even if “nether regions” is a metaphor for Krustyland…at least I think that what they were implying).
It is clear…that this is simply a topic that can’t be dealt with on a public forum
–no matter what the intent–if you want to avoid a very divisive, and dangerously fractious argument. And calling any action “obsessive” in a game that requires obsessive grinding to succeed, was off base.
And so….I will apologize.
In the last episode of Addicts Live, we came up with a couple of new terms that seemed to just burst from the womb of creativity of their own free will. The two terms were Pot Heads (Alissa’s) and Ninnieville (mine). To be clear, neither were meant as pejorative terms (really, Sam!) but were instead, merely adjectives used to define a group more easily.
OK. So even I’m not entirely buying that…and I made one of them up.
This TSTO event has been one of the most divisive since last year’s Christmas/Holiday/Pagan event. And perhaps sadly, represents an ever-growing thin-skinned-ness or unbridled open season on anyone different (depending on your purview), that seems to have cropped up since the 2016 elections. It’s ugly. It’s mean-spirited and un-apologetically destructive to the worldwide community.
So…take a knee or don’t take a knee…it’s time to finally get down to defending those who Alissa calls “Pot Heads,” (without actually going so far as to discuss pot).
Is this Event Hallow-Richard enough? (another classic from the Addicts Live…from Wookiee), or does it completely miss the mark of what we should expect from a THOH Major Event?
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I know. I know. We’ve seen a TON of this Crafting stuff before. As in almost half.
The good news? It makes the prizes in the regular prize track that much more important!! That’s right…we can coast a bit (as long as you log in every 4 hours or so) and you will be well on your way to building a really cool “Potter-esque” campus and town!
And…as always, I start the calendar on Day ONE. But, don’t panic…each day is 24 hours long, so day one isn’t just the date, but also the full 24 hours from that date. Got it? So…hold off on your “I’m Already Behind!!” I know. We ALL are…at first.
So…let’s take a look at the numbers, and the prizes…so you can start plotting your next few weeks in 4-hour blocks!