Take Your Time

Life goes on after all of those burglaries.

Oooh hands!
Oooh hands!

Yes dear, even though you are now at death’s door, you still retain your hands.

Someone has issues
Someone has issues

Considering that she painted this in her dotage, I think someone has some social issues.

Kid becomes slightly older kid
Kid becomes slightly older kid

Still incontinent though.

Third and final
Third and final

The third and final triplet becomes an elder.  At least Burton seems to be enjoying himself.

Couldn't deal with the lonliness
Couldn't deal with the lonliness

Fresh couldn’t deal with the lonliness after Brian’s death.  She had him ressurected when the opportunity arose.  He moved back in with them full time.  Strangely, they were considered to be “engaged” and not “married”.

One way to get ahead at work
One way to get ahead at work

Yes Burton, one way to get ahead at work is to take your boss out for dinner at the local crummy Diner (it reminds me of the diner in ER, back when ER was a good show) a few times, and then propose to her in front of the dumpsters.  Suave.

Kid again gets slightly larger
Kid again gets slightly larger

Is more continent now.

Fashion sense of a teacher
Fashion sense of a teacher

This one really does look like a teacher.

He actually did it?!
He actually did it?!

I’m surprised that Burton really did it.  I thought it was just going to be a ruse in order to get to the top of the career ladder before she popped her clogs and then be well rid of her when she did.  Nups.  He actually married her before he got to the top.  WTF Burton?

This one likes the fatties.
This one likes the fatties.

Chubby chaser extraordinaire.

Another one bites the dust

Burglaries abound before now, but things seem to be a little calmer at the moment.

Kissy Kissy
Kissy Kissy

Do they get skills for kissing people, or something?  Another day another man to suck the face off for Oxy.

That means finishing with the last one
That means finishing with the last one

Having found a new beau at the park, that means finishing with her previous guy.  She’s not really gentle.

Time for some lurving
Time for some lurving

Oxy decided that after all of these years of being childless, despite having many (many!) men, she would trap a guy and get herself pregnant.  Looks like she’s found the guy.

And outsider bites the dust
And outsider bites the dust

Brian Temper dies, finally.  He was an outsider – maybe that’s why no-one else is looking terribly bothered?

She's pregnant alright
She's pregnant alright

I’m not sure if I should be congratulating someone that traps a man?

Whoever this one is, he just got a little older.
Whoever this one is, he just got a little older.

I really cannot remember who this one is.  Oxy’s already looking fat.  Sorry fatter.

Oh C'mon!
Oh C'mon!

How does that work?  Yet ANOTHER burglary?!  Please!  This one just seemed to stand around rather than steal anything.

A 'natural' birth
A 'natural' birth

Having not told her boyfriend that she was up the duff, Oxy was a little stressed and spent a fair bit of time at the Spa.  She went into labour while there one day.  Not the first to try and give birth in town, and probably won’t be the last.

A kid!
A kid!

A kid, whose name, yet again, escapes me.  It was probably something fairly normal though.  At least it was only one.

Something up your arse?
Something up your arse?

Looks like someone’s just rammed something up there, judging by his eyes.  Ugly bastard.

I am determined to get this family to 10 generations.  It feels as though it’s taking so much longer than in The Sims 2.

Burgle Me!

People are born…people die.  Then others just carry on…

Wanna bone me?
Wanna bone me?

She’s easy.

So fast.
So fast.

I hate it when they age up outside – it’s too dark.  If you put garden lights in, it makes them look evil.

Oooh, she likes a strong man.
Oooh, she likes a strong man.

Oxy was now taking on a guy called Harvey, who had one of these gay little ponytails.  Yeah…this will last.

Oh, not her again.
Oh, not her again.

Fresh made another attempt at visiting her niece (Dettol’s kid), but the evil mother-bitch was still there.  Looking after the kids as well as ever I see…both of them just left on the floor.

It's over Harvey.
It's over Harvey.

Just as quickly as it begun…it’s over.

Oh please, not again.
Oh please, not again.

Is there a great big neon flashing sign above the house that says “Burgle us!!!”?

When Persil's gotta go...
When Persil's gotta go...

When Persil’s gotta go, he’s gotta go…

The death business must be slow.
The death business must be slow.

I find it funny that his shadow doesn’t have the newspaper.

You weren't there...you mean to say you really notice he's gone?
You weren't there...you mean to say you really notice he's gone?

Yep, that’s right kid.  Grim reaped him.

Probably number 10,743
Probably number 10,743

By this point I was bored of taking pictures of the start of her relationships, so I just took them at the end.  Another one bites the dust.

Gotta catch ’em all

Previously there were pregnancies, burglaries and many many relationships.

Some kid grows up
Some kid grows up

It’s been so damn long since I wrote one of these entries that I can’t remember which kid this is, but it has grown up nonetheless!

A death, at the hospital.
A death, at the hospital.

I found it mildly amusing that someone died outside the hospital doors.  Apparently this hospital “saves more than it kills”.  Yeah…right.

Ooh Oxy, what's this?  Not again?
Ooh Oxy, what's this? Not again?

Yet another man in her life.  I’ve lost count, but if I recall correctly this guy is also called Temper, and his first name may be Donte?

How damn rude.
How damn rude.

After having Donte (?) round for dinner, and then giving them both a place to stay for the night, his son decides to reject the food and instead the little insolent little brat throws it on the floor.

Dettol's got his mojo on.
Dettol's got his mojo on.

If I remember correctly, this is Dettol and Christa, and she’s pregnant with his kid.  She lives across the road in that trailer.

Freak
Freak

Christa went to hospital to have the kid, this innocent bystander felt the need to join in.

Another day, another gigolo
Another day, another gigolo

Oxy’s got another man.  Will she break up with Donte (?)?

How am I the cause of flies?
How am I the cause of flies?

Fresh paid a visit to Christa’s house after the baby was born, but had the misfortune of meeting Christa’s mother (I think) who did nothing but bitch at people, and here she is either accusing Fresh of being the cause of some flies, or being a fly.  Trust me, this was not a “Chat”, they were almost physically fighting.

Get off me, bitch!
Get off me, bitch!

Even this kid can’t stand to be held by the acerbic bitch.

Had enough of you now.  NEXT!
Had enough of you now. NEXT!

Oxy tells Donte (?) where to stick his relationship as she gets a little friendly with the dark haired guy.  She didn’t like his kid anyway.  Brat.

Talk to the hand

Previously on The Temper Family Files we had some growing up, some golddigging and many relationships for our dear Oxy.

Over so soon?
Over so soon?

Oxy had it on with the maid for a while, as boyfriend number three.  He was some stick insect called Bimble Saylor or something like that.  As you can tell from this picture, it was over pretty quickly.  I’m so glad that “WooHoo” doesn’t carry a risk of “accidents”, otherwise she’d have enough kids for a circus.

Don't mind me
Don't mind me

Don’t mind this guy.  He’s just doing the regular stint as burglar.

Please, there are guests!
Please, there are guests!

If this was outside they would be arrested for lewd behaviour.

Really and truly snared now.
Really and truly snared now.

If you recall Fresh was the one with the lifetime wish to be a golddigger, or more precisely to see the ghost of a wealthy spouse.  Despite not really wanting any kids (never rolled the desire) she decided to get pregnant anyway just to make sure that he was well and truly snared for the rest of his life.

Four birthdays in one go.
Four birthdays in one go.

On this day there were four birthdays.  Two of whom were the triplets (with Fresh being up that duff she didn’t age), and the other two Brian and I think Persil, the oldest brother.

Oh please, your wife's in labour.
Oh please, your wife's in labour.

Brian had, by chance, witnessed the death of someone else and was really cut up about it.  He was more bothered about it than his wife going into labour.

Another boy.  Eugh.
Another boy. Eugh.

I suppose it’s not so bad as these boys can go all over the town, sowing their seeds and never having to bring the kids up themselves.  He was named Hayden, a fairly normal name, no?

Second brother get some lovin'
Second brother get some lovin'

The second brother (technically third if you include Bloo who left ages ago) Dettol finally got some loving with a family across the road named Temper.  You might remember where they came from.  A few entries back I made reference to Lana Temper who had moved into a ‘trailer’ across the road.  Well, a few kids and a couple of generations down the line, we’re now here with Christa Temper who is Dettol’s beau.  Technically they should be somehow related by blood, but the game doesn’t recognise that.

What bastard!
What bastard!

Burton was such a bastard.  Stealing candy from a baby.  Cunt.

Off goes number four...
Off goes number four...

Oxy is dumping number four here.  This was Ryan Jnr. Temper.  You might remember him too, he was Bounty Temper’s son from a relationship she had with a co-worker.  He was actually gay, and Oxy forced him to break up with Clyde in order to become her boyfriend.  He was hurt.

Never thought of you with me

Previously on the The Temper Family Files, we had teens giving birth, teens growing up, golddiggers rearing their ugly heads and lifetime wishes being fulfilled.

First Break-up
First Break-up

Oxy, the ginger bird here, had a lifetime wish of being the girlfriend of ten different sims.  At first I thought that this meant all at once, but The Sims 3 can’t cope with that.  Seriously, you cannot have simultaneous declared girl/boyfriends.  They have to be “single” first.  They can shag whomever they choose, but they can’t “declare” it.  Here she dumps her first boyfriend.  She’s well on her way!

Burton.  Menswear.
Burton. Menswear.

Burton becomes a teenager, and a fat one at that.

On to number two!
On to number two!

Oxy’s just asking number two to be her boyfriend.  Don’t worry old dude, she not after your money, just a bit of sex, kissing and then a break-up.  She enjoys it like that.

Freshly arrested.
Freshly arrested.

Burton wasn’t the best behaved teenager.  Here he awaits his mother’s chastising while Fresh and her boyfriend Brian get close in the background.

Another day, another ex-boyfriend.
Another day, another ex-boyfriend.

Who would be lucky number three for Oxy?

Baby got back
Baby got back

Brian likes a woman with a bit of meat of her, and Fresh was no exception.  It’s been nigh on impossible to rid this family of the fat gene.  Maybe if I can get a few rakes into the gene pool, that would help?

Oh yeah, he said yes.
Oh yeah, he said yes.

I forgot to mention that Brian did agree to marry Fresh, and they had a quaint little ceremony in Central Park.  A couple of Oxy’s ex-boyfriends were invited to make up numbers.  A little bit of arguing ensued.

You couldn't see that before your marriage?
You couldn't see that before your marriage?

How could Brian not have realised that she was evil before they got married?!

The quick way to the emergency room.
The quick way to the emergency room.

Brian was a technophobe.  So I got him to sabotage the TV.  After it’s used for a while it suddenly breaks.  Technophobe sims can’t even be in the same room as TV because they get a negative moodlet.  When I’ve had him play computer games his fun bar continues to go down.  Now, reading or painting is fine, but anything with electricity isn’t.

You’ve Got To Let Me Go

A third generation of teen pregnancy was putting paid to the idea of reform in the Temper Family.

What's she doing?
What's she doing?

Please Sis, you know where the toilet is.  Oh…right.  Oh!  You’re having a baby!

Why do sims stand around in random places reading books?
Why do sims stand around in random places reading books?

Yeah, why do they?  Anyway, I gave this kid a normal name.  That’s right, he’s called Burton.  No, not Burton Menswear.  Rather Burton Fallin (the moutachieod man on the left), because I’d seen all of The Guardian and an advert had recently been on TV for it.  Perhaps the funniest thing about this one having a kid was that I deliberately gave her the “Dislikes Children” trait.

Errr?!
Errr?!

I suppose this must be dear little Burton growing up.  I didn’t pay a whole lot of attention to him, and neither did his Mother.  That’s what happens when someone who “Dislikes Children” has one.  Most of the rest of the family looked after him while she went to school and work.  She couldn’t stand to be around him and always had a negative moodlet (or two) if she had to interact with him.  Other people (Jeyes I think) taught him to talk and walk and his relationship with his Mother has stayed at pretty much a perfect zero.

All grown up
All grown up

Persil’s finally an adult with a dead end job.  All the better to achieve his lifetime wish!  If the wind changes and she gets stuck like that, she’ll never find a man.

Birfday
Birfday

It was her transition into Young Adult.  Wonderful.  However, little Burton here seems to be taking the lyric from The Killers song “Human” a bit too far, “You’ve got to let me go”.

Nothing like starting them early!
Nothing like starting them early!

Get them desensitised to death when they’re toddlers.  All the better to become crims then.  Jeyes is the one dying here, if you hadn’t guessed.

Rather lacking in the looks department.
Rather lacking in the looks department.

Poor old Burton, not quite beaten with the ugly stick, but not shown much love by the pretty stick either.

Get on with that lifetime wish!
Get on with that lifetime wish!

This one wanted to be the girlfriend of 10 different sims.  She started early.

Golddigger alert!
Golddigger alert!

And this one wanted to be the town golddigger.  Yep, that’s right, she wanted to marry a rich sim and then see his ghost.  Sounds like a nice girl.  Real salt of the earth type.

Death beckons Dettol
Death beckons Dettol

Dettol achieved his lifetime wish pretty early on.  It was to have a household fund bucket worth something around §1,152,000.  That wasn’t difficult.  He’s happy and now spends most of his time just jogging.  Good on him.

Third Generation Teen Pregnancy

Some things obviously are never learned, as we shall shortly see.

Par-Tay!
Par-Tay!

You can relax a bit now Jeyes.  You’ve almost fulfilled your wish, having had six children.  You’re high up in the medical career and you’re serially happy.  What could go wrong?

Tried a little too hard there?
Tried a little too hard there?

During Persil’s quest to max out three skills, he tried a little too hard and got fried by the trash compactor.

Those tears are just for show
Those tears are just for show

No-one really liked Cillit, those tears are just for the camera.

Meeting Dad for the first time.
Meeting Dad for the first time.

Here, one of the triplets meets her Father for the first time at her birthday party.  I didn’t bother with pictures of them as teenagers because they all looked the same, and that was practically the same as when they became children.  This was the first (and last) time that they saw their father.

Weren't banking on that, were you?
Weren't banking on that, were you?

The intelligence available to the crims must be out of date now, as this burglar wasn’t banking on the Tempers having installed an alarm system.

Disapproval, as expressed through art.
Disapproval, as expressed through art.

I found it rather ironic that as one of the Triplets was getting it together with a boy, her Mother was painting an angry face.

A bit too all together
A bit too all together

If only she’d listened to her mother: we wouldn’t have a third generation teenage pregnancy.  Honestly, throwing your lives away.

This is what could go wrong
This is what could go wrong

Jeyes didn’t think anything could go wrong during her twilight years.  She thought they would be troublefree and easy.  She wasn’t banking of having one stupid kid, who, despite having helped her fulfill her lifetime wish, was now disappointing her beyond belief.

It just gets better!
It just gets better!

With one daughter pregnant, the last think she needed, or wanted was for another daughter to get picked up by the Police.  Oh dear…look what’s happened!

The bus had to have a hoist fitted.
The bus had to have a hoist fitted.

The pregnant one kept going to school.  It’s a shame that they can’t give birth at school/work.  That would add an extra element of surprise!

Time to take it down a gear

Jeyes isn’t as young as she used to be, so he’s on her final man.

One final pregnancy.
One final pregnancy.

With Jeyes having this lifetime wish to fulfill to raise five children from babies to toddlers she really had to have a multiple birth.  I tried everything I possibly could to help it happen.  The advice I found online to encourage multiple births was to have my pregnant sim watch children’s TV, while listening to Kid’s music, and also reading a whole load of children’s books.  We will have to wait and see if it works.

Cillit, as an elder?  She looks...NORMAL!
Cillit, as an elder? She looks...NORMAL!

The normality was short lived, for I changed her hair back.  But this outfit, really now girl?

B-Day (that's Birth Day) is here!
B-Day (that's Birth Day) is here!

Looking as fat as ever, Jeyes went into labour.  I decided not to send her to hospital.

It's Three!
It's Three!

Even though you can only see two here, she did in fact have triplets.  I would appear that the above advice worked a treat.  All of them were girls, and sticking with the cleaning product theme, they were named Pine, Fresh and Oxy.

A bit fat to be 'Athletic'?
A bit fat to be 'Athletic'?

Dettol rolled the Athletic trait, but is it me or does he looks a little fat for that?

Autograph signing?!
Autograph signing?!

And then, out of nowhere I found a new function in The Sims 3: the ability to hold an autograph signing.  Entirely by accident I found that Cillit, being a famous conductor could go to certain venues (this is the stadium) and sign as many autographs as possible in the space of a few hours.

See, I said there were three.
See, I said there were three.

All three of them grew up at the same time, but had different hair colours.  Now, just how difficult can three toddlers be?

Her adoring fans await
Her adoring fans await

I was so enamoured by the first autograph signing, I got her to do another one.  It love the faces of the fans, they are always so excited.

It's time...
It's time...

It was finally time for Vileda to depart us.  It’s better than hanging around any longer to look after those triplets.

They all look the same.
They all look the same.

I’m only showing one, because they all looked like this.  Long hair, girly and slightly evil.

Jeyes is back in action

After the recent excitement that was Bounty almost giving birth on the street, the Sperm Dumpster Jeyes is now back in play.

Another boy, oh please.
Another boy, oh please.

Another boy for the Temper family, short lived though as I got her to move out pretty quickly.  I can’t even remember what I called it.  Probably something normal.

Enjoy the show
Enjoy the show

Baloo Bloo became a young adult, but he seemed more interested in watching the maid wiggle her ass.

Immediately thereafter, he leaves.
Immediately thereafter, he leaves.

The real reason for him leaving was because I wanted to try for triplets, and by getting him (as well as Bounty and her sprog) out, it left three open spaces in the family.

Another random guy
Another random guy

Out on a date one night with her latest punter boyfriend, Jeyes became a fully fledged adult.  I wish she’d put those legs away.

Will Persil amount to much?
Will Persil amount to much?

Persil wanted to be a Renaissance Sim.  I’m sure he’ll make it, he has a dull job in a shop rather than a career so he has time to dedicate to it.

This is what a Grandmother should look like
This is what a Grandmother should look like

After a long life, Vileda finally became an elder.

Mirror, Mirror on the wall, is Dettol the cutest of them all?
Mirror, Mirror on the wall, is Dettol the cutest of them all?

He looks sweet, I hope he has a sweet attitude too.

Her latest conquest?
Her latest conquest?

Jeyes has to wait a while for this guy.  She got close to him without realising that he was a teenager, and it wasn’t until he became a young adult that she could take advantage of him.  That wasn’t terribly long before she was supposed to become an elder either.  The clock’s ticking.

Whadda ya doin'?
Whadda ya doin'?

Persil here got brought home by the Police one night.  Jeyes isn’t happy about that.  Not happy at all.

Same bed, another man.
Same bed, another man.

I wonder if he has any idea just how many other men have been in this bed before him?  As it’s generations old, even I can’t remember.