Sims/Pets don’t age with birthday cake/ age-up treat

Problem

  • It’s my Sims birthday and he wants to blow out the candles on the cake. After blowing out the candles the Sim doesn’t age. He just teleports a few meters and goes about his business.
  • I gave my pet a age-up treat but it doesn’t age up.

Cause

Unclear. Not all Sims seem affected.

In my own tests it worked when placing the cake outside on a table but not inside on islands or counters.

Reports vary a lot. Some get it to work by going to another lot, others have tried several cake types and a third group has Sims aging anyways although they teleport.

Didn’t have a chance to test pets yet.

Things you can try

  • Just wait until your Sim ages up on it’s own. That should work
  • Try to place the cake on a counter/table with lots of space around.
  • Try on a table/counter outside
  • Try to place the cake on a table instead of table and vice versa.
  • Try a different lot.
  • Try a different cake type

Mods that help with the issue

AHQ Thread

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