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Bob Newbie has become the friend maker. Bob Newbie is also now the only one with a job because Betty missed work two days in a row.

Their first skunk because I can't keep the house clean even with a maid.

They bought two little birds.

Bob managed to become friends with Bella Goth.

Claire the bear made a bee line straight for the beehive.

It didn't work out so well for Claire.

We also have a bunny problem. While I do not have any carrot patches so they do not actually eat anything, I see them hop around every once in a while, watching, waiting, counting down the hours until I decide to grow carrots, which I already know will not be happening.

Thanks to the beeswax I have been harvesting I was able to make a charm so we got the charm making machine.

The charms are pretty.

I didn't realize you had to bang the thing off the machine.

This charm is for Beauty or Beast

Betty went really small and then really big, I missed the really small part.

There were not a lot of options for beauty (since the charm worked) so I went with this. I guess it is beautiful. The more magic I have her do on lot the more likely they are to get magical growth things like crystals or the bean stalk which is what I really want.

Getting more beeswax

This also makes honey which is cool.

At this point the camera started not taking pictures even when I told it to and the problem was rather random so I am getting annoyed with it. I was seriously considering starting the whole game over (because I am just like that to myself) but I haven't and I am trying really hard not to let a few hiccups make me uninstall and re-install the game, even though I really want to right now.

I am not sure when but the birds died inside of two weeks Sim time of play. I swear I fed them every day.

I decided to get the grapes and elderberry sprigs and see how that went, I think we can make wine at some point but right now I am just trying everything out a bit.

More camera not working. She actually did this for a little while and has been making a lot of magic coins. In fact, she had enough magic coins to buy...

... a dragon

Who turned into a pyro

Seriously, a pyro.

And he eats all of their flowers, oh well, they were taking too long to take care of anyway.

I had her buy two more dragons to see if I could get the other two types of dragons but no such luck, they were all pyro dragons.

So at this point I would really like to start over.  Making it through week six is actually pretty good for me but I feel like I should have waited a little while to get the dragon and I should have read the book again on how not to get the pyro dragon because that is dangerous to have around.  I am not really sure what to do and I guess we will all know what I decided when I next post about The Sims.


yay, an update! a couple of suggestions:
1. make a separate room with all your magic stuff because it will junk up your lawn. when betty gets the teleport spell, take the door off of it and let her teleport most places instead of walking. this counts as a magic spell and will get you crystals pretty quickly, from what i remember.
2. don't plant more than one elderberry or grape or else you will be drowning in them! you can put an extra in a pantry and use them as food.
3. you can grow carrots if you want! use move_objects on to grab the bunnies and sell them for $1 each...unless you consider this a cheat.
1. Interesting idea, I will have to consider putting this into practice.
2. I only planned on planting one of each so this shouldn't be an issue but thank you for the info.
3. I didn't know you could sell the bunnies! I wasn't really planning on growing carrots because they have to be replanted with each harvest according to the prima guide. I may sell the colony breeding in the back of the lot anyway because it is getting ridiculous.