Forbidden Ice Cream

Despite her miserable mood, I’ve been making sure Alice gets all of her homework done, and even telling her to work hard when she’s at school. She’s got a ‘stressed out’ moodlet most of the time. She asked her dad to help her with her homework, but he wanted to rummage in the dustbin.

Then the weekend came. Rather than being a relief, this is actually pretty bad news for Alice. School dinners are her only source of food on most days. And the family is now entirely out of money, as Alice appears to be telling her friend on the phone.

So saturday morning, Alice goes wandering in search of food. The nearby ‘Grandpas’ family lets her in, and she makes a beeline for the ice cream in the fridge.

The Grandpas tell her she is being inappropriate. She ignores them and goes to have a shower. It doesn’t work out for her, though. Again, the Grandpas come to tell her she’s being inappropriate, bursting in while she’s showering. She’s now got a negative moodlet for ’embarrassment’, which almost negates the mood bonus she got for getting clean. Now no longer hungry or smelly, she is almost content. There’s only one thing left to do.

At which point the Grandpas decide enough is enough, and tell her she has to leave.

Next: His Continuing Mission

33 Responses to “Forbidden Ice Cream”

  1. 1 Gentelman Jim June 10, 2009 at 9:53 am

    Where did she get that phone from?

  2. 8 Fever June 10, 2009 at 10:58 am

    Wow, this is so good it even looks like it’s a viral marketing campaign.

  3. 10 roburky June 10, 2009 at 11:10 am

    Gentelman Jim: All sims come with an inseparable mobile phone now.

  4. 11 Elaine June 10, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    Having a cellphone is also actually pretty true-to-life. I work at a a shelter, which means our families are functionally homeless, if not actually right off the street.

    Unlike six or seven years ago, these days, almost all our clients have cells; that means it’s 100% easier for them to stay safe, keep in contact with family, make appointments, get job calls, and generally rebuild their lives.

    • 12 MED June 13, 2009 at 5:32 am

      I also work at a shelter and I can attest to cell-phones being true to life for functionally homeless people. With companies selling a monthly non contractual service for $30.00 bucks and better yet, pay as you go phones for $15.00 with ten minutes of service built in, it’s easy for anyone with a candy selling or windshield wiping business to keep a phone.

  5. 13 wisefool June 10, 2009 at 10:25 pm

    The first Sims 3 expansion pack has been announced – Sims 3: Vagabond Tales.

  6. 17 Amelia June 12, 2009 at 3:08 am

    Wait a second…she’s homeless. How did she get a phone???

  7. 18 JMBIndy June 12, 2009 at 5:02 am

    Mean ol’ Grampas. He’s obviously forgotten what it means to be a kid, or grew up with a silver spoon in his mouth.

    Great news on the extension pack.

  8. 19 Angelia June 13, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    Oh dear … :O(( Well … at least she got clean and got a little bit of food in her stomach. Granted … ice cream isn’t really food. :O>

  9. 20 Nicole June 15, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    How do you make them rummage through the trash?

  10. 21 Laz June 17, 2009 at 9:38 pm

    u can let her go to the Gym to take shower

  11. 22 CookieMaster June 18, 2009 at 4:55 am

    I like how insane Sims just randomly dig through the trash. xD

  12. 23 Zoe June 18, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    hahaha i love that kev looks like such a thug. poor alice. 😦

  13. 24 Diamonique June 22, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    wow thats mess up..she’s lucky she got to eat and bathe

  14. 25 Kalika June 24, 2009 at 4:38 pm

    I just recently started reading this and I’m already hooked. XD
    Although wow.. she really takes advantages of the ‘grandpas’ hospitality… <_<

  15. 26 Alicia June 25, 2009 at 11:33 am

    You write stories very good!

  16. 27 Alexa July 10, 2009 at 11:40 pm

    I like the way you tell the story, you really get into it, the shoots are awesome, and you show that the traits you designate for your sims determine and have an effect on the story’s flow, congrats again

  17. 28 GuardianDemon July 20, 2009 at 4:00 am

    On the picture in which Alice has a “simoleon” floating above her head, or something like that, there seems to me something that resembles a Cuban Cigar or poop to the left. <.<

  18. 29 flare August 6, 2009 at 5:55 pm

    theres free showering at the gym, she shouldve gone there

  19. 30 cartoonfansparadise August 8, 2009 at 3:54 pm

    haha this is really interesting [:

  20. 31 alktri94 August 12, 2009 at 11:42 pm

    I just have a question. I really would like to know…like when I’m visiting my sims work or anywhere, it doesn’t let me see my sim if they’re inside. Or anything inside at all. Just the outside of the building. Does yours all do the same, or what?

  21. 32 thedeadweather September 30, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    i tried doing a father and daughter homeless thing a lot like this, but i didnt tell them 2 do anything, just left them 2 it.
    within a day the father died and a social worker came 2 take care of the daughter and i had 2 start a new game 😦 lol

  22. 33 Andy October 4, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    Old Grandpa barged in on a little naked girl showering, and no one mentioned paedophilia in the last 4 months?

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