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    [BY DESIGN] My Sim is wearing gloves/shoes everywhere – even while taking a shower

    Problem My Sim is always wearing gloves – While showering, while sleeping, on all outfits. My Sim is always wearing shoes – While showering, while sleeping, on all outfits, even when the no shoe rule is in place I’ve checked CAS but there aren’t any gloves on any outfit and I can’t find those specific shoes either. Cause This isn’t a bug but the climbing gear. You can equip your Sim with climbing gear that helps with those tricky walls. You can buy it on the computer. Unfortunately, taking it off after climbing gets often forgotten which leads to the…

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    Social Events don’t have any goals anymore

    Problem I want to do a social event but I don’t have any goals that I can complete Parties don’t count towards the party animal aspiration. Cause Only social events that are thrown as goaled events have goals and count towards the aspiration. Usually events are goaled by default but if you throw a party without goals, the default changes. The following social events never have goals Dance Party Social Events where you are invited by an NPC Social Events taking place on a holiday. Solution Make sure to tick goaled event when trying to throw a party with goals.…

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    Can’t continue writing songs

    Problem My Sim is supposed to write a song but I need to write it in one go as there is no option to continue writing the songs. It’s the same for lyrics and custom mixes on the DJ booth Cause Songs, lyrics and mixes are placed in the Sims inventory to be continued from there, different to books and comedy routines. Solution To continue click on Sheet Music, the Song Lyrics or Our Very Own Mixtape and then hit Resume on the song you want.  

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    Sims won’t sleep

    Some tips you can try if your Sims get up shortly after being sent to bed and the energy bar is still low.

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    Sims have no ideal mood for work

    Problem Some of my Sims no longer have an ideal mood to boost their work performance. Cause The ideal mood was removed for all non-active careers in Patch 1.47.49. Solution To boost your performance, simply make sure to send them to work in a positive mood. 1) "Ideal Mood" has been removed from career progression for non-active careers. You can send your Sim to work in any positive emotion to help increase your Sim's job performance. — Graham Nardone (@SimGuruGraham) November 13, 2018 Further Reading Sims are missing their Whims Foundation Sliders have gone missing

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    Sims are missing their Whims

    Issue Since the Nov 13th 2018 patch I can’t see any whims above my Sims portrait. Cause With the patch you now need to explicitly turn on whims in your game options. Solution Go to your game options and choose the tab Gameplay. Make sure the checkbox for Show Whims is ticked and they will be back. This option is global for all your save games. Further Reading Patch 1.47.49 Foundation Sliders have gone missing