Quick App: The Sims 3 for iPhone

the Sims 3

We'll avoid the obvious question (why live in a SIM world when you can live in the real one), and the metaphysical (maybe you're just a SIM in someone else's iPhone already...?) because, frankly, no one cares! The Sims 3 is -- finally! -- out for the iPhone and iPod touch:

Play with your Sim using touch and accelerometer controls while exploring stunning 3D open-world environments. Customize your Sim with personality traits and physical characteristics, as you decide whether to fulfill their destiny...or not. Do good or mischief. Fall in love or watch them get dumped. Pick a fight or make a friend. Good or bad, enjoy the ride with The Sims as they experience everything “real” life has to offer. ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE!

If you try it out, and manage to remember the rest of us still exist, let us know how you like the Sims 3 for the iPhone, okay?

[Thanks Andrew for the tip!]

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Quick App: The Sims 3 for iPhone



seems roughly the same as Sims 1 (which isnt necessarily a bad thing)! Great graphics however it does get a bit laggy after a while. I'm sure they'll fix it up-worth the download.

I want this for my iMac first. Then I'll see about for my iPhone. I wouldn't even get it for my 3G though since the next gen will have a better professor.
I hope that game has auto save. I wouldn't want it to crash on my iPhone and lose progress.

Isn't this one of the games that was demoed at Mac World? If I remember correctly, it was used to demonstrate in game downloads. If that's true then it could be a harbinger that 3.0 is close.

@OmariJames: I see Apple has stepped up their game and will be passing out professor's with their equipment now.
Too bad I don't get all the hype about The Sims [insert number here]. Just doesn't pique my interest enough to pull me away from Hold'em or other games. Nice to see the iPhone stepping up to the gaming platform plate though :)

I've downloaded the sims 3 today and I didn't have any of the problems above. It works perfectly well. There's no auto save optoon though. Of course it's not as complete as the PC or Mac version, but I really liked it. There's a store in town that's not available, maybe that's where the in game downloads will come from.

My sims 3 keeps crashing. It crashes when I try to visit the lake or fish. It crashes when I go to town. The game just closes 100% out and back to my ipod's home screen.

Just downloaded it a bit ago. I have had no problems with it crashing and have enjoyed it quite a bit. Haven't played enough to give a full review but so far so good!!!

Downloaded it earlier and it crashed every minute, pretty much everything I did. Shut my iPhone down and started it back up, played for a good half hour and no crashes. So if you're having crashing problems just shut down and restart and it should work just fine.
Now my review. Classic sims gameplay. Still messing with things, but if you like the sims chances are you'll like this game. The camera is a little odd at first but once you find a viewing angle you like it feels very nice.

hi! downloaded it and works great! however, dunno why can't seem to have a romantic relationship with any of the sims? just bestfriends???? anyone know how to progress? thanks!

Once I got to be best friends I started doing things like flirt, flirty joke, express fondness etc. and within a couple minutes we had romance and I could embrace and kiss her. Sadly I was about to fall asleep so I had to ask her to leave.

Mine crashes alot too but when it does work it's worth it. I do wish there were more instructions though because so much has changed from other version I've played

I bought the Sims 3. I love it. It does crashes a ot, but it's worth it. *****
I want the PC one

Same here.... now I want the PC version... this is a blast. Oh, and yes, it crashes about every 15 minutes or so. Sometimes loosing your progress.

I've been playing sims since the first demo
On PC...this is a wonderful addition to the franchise and it's a lot better than the other sims console versions (they were boring)
Two thumbs up for iphone

Got sims 3 a couple of days ago and it crashes loads but the the game's amazing and I'm sure they'll fix the problems on an upgrade so I reacon it's worth it. .

Yes it crashes but it's very good in gameplay, I think that it's a myth that the stereo in the game plays from your iPhone libary. This is what was said by ea at macworld.
People that are talking about a new iPhone, is that the 3.0 update or an entire hardware upgrade???

I downloaded the game today. I played for a while but I noticed that u can't have a kid or get married or something like that. That's makes cool game look boring. If somebody knows how to get married or a child tell me plz.

if you download it on your computer, then once it synccs, restart your iphone. it wont crash.. i have it and it amazing 5/5

I've downloaded the Sims 3 for my iPhone 3G a couple of days ago, and it'll always crash at the lake, when there coming other sims. It also crashes when I visit Theresa's house (or other quite big ones). When I turn off 3G, it will also crash, but less fast. And when I reboot my device, I can play half an hour (max), without crashing. It's very annoying! I think the game asks too much from my device..
Hint: you earn a lot of money when you're catching fish at the lake and sell it at the quickmart! $100 for each tuna!

as long as you restart your iTouch or iPhone after you download the application, it won't crash. i've also heard that buying on your computer and then putting it on your device instead of buying it straight on your device works well too.
question: how do you "woohoo" with your partner?

For my sims three when im trying to make a chratctor and it comes up to the traits and it aasks to pick 5 i can only pick 2 and it wont work can someone please help

Everytime I want to play, I just restart the phone and go STRAIGHT to The Sims 3. Doing that allows me to play without crashing

LOL is it possible to leave the town or open the pawn shop ( for woohoo u have to be romantic till they become it partner then ask them to marry u then get married. I think it only works on certain people. Theresa is my wife. U also have to be satisfied as in well rested, etc)

the weird thing is.. it won't download on my ipod touch 2nd generation and i dont know why

i bought the sims 3 on my ipod touch the first day it came out and no crashes. . . . but i can't get my partners to whooHoo i'm gettin frustrated because its the only goal i have to complete. any help?!?!?!

I got the sims 3 for my ipod touch and it constantly crashes. The game itself is fun but the crashes ruin it. I tried to restart it I even took it off my ipod and put it back. Nothing works. Hopefully there is some way to fix this?

I bought this for my 2nd gen iPod touch, and I've never been able to play it! Crashes right after the splash screen. Don't buy this game! Total waste of 10 bucks. With so few models of iphone/ipod, there is no reason at all for this kind of garbage to have been released.

To plant things after upgrading house, buy seeds, fertiliser and a watering can from the Hobby Shop. Go outside your house at the back and there should be a patch of earth with garden stakes if you tap on a stake you get the option to plant one of the seeds you bought. You then have to tend them to get them to grow fully and can then harvest them (tapping on the plant gives these options). Plants that grow on bushes like tomatoes can be tended again after harvesting so you can grow more veg. Plants that grow out of the ground like carrots grow once and have to be newly planted to get more to grow. You can sell veg in the Quikmart in same way as fish.
In return... can anyone tell me how to progress from best friend to romance? Couple seem to be happy together but no option beyond 'Tender Embrace' 'Flirt' and 'Pick Up Line' under 'Be Romantic'. Option to ask to move in but not ask to marry. Refuses move in. Any tips?

first you smooch her and then you go to the romance thing and click on the bottom left picture of blue animated sims holding hands!!!

Money: Go fishing! After you progress you'll catch lots of tuna which sell for $100 each (!) and other very profitable fish. Gardening gets you SOME money but not as much, but still worth it. Make sure to plant a variety because your sim can only hold up to 10 of each item.
Romance: Note: some sims will not really want to be romantically involved with you. Sometimes because they're shy. Build slowly with flirting and then the flirty joke, as montioned above. But note: sometimes it is not obvious that you need to scroll down to see more options. They're there. If you have a "budding romance" then you can "Hot Smooch" and eventually the "Woo Hoo" option will be one of the last things down below on the menu.
What I can't figure out is:
1. how to change my sims clothing.
2. Any cheats that will get me more money, etc.
3. How to get a Promotion past "Vice-President" in City Hall. Every time I talk to Ruth (a best friend) about a promotion, she feels negatively about it! Is $300 a day the most you can make?

1) I also have the crashing problem after about 15-20 mins of gameplay it crashes and when I start it up again it crashes more frequently. 2) Gotten my fella to marry me and all but do they not move in with you like the other Sims versions? Kinda nice to inherit your spouses money and assets!

I got Bernie to Marry me, move in, and woo hop. So it isn't impossible. It took repedidly selecting all romance options over several days. Sorry for spelling errors. Any attempt to correct has erased entire message.

  1. To get some one to be in a relationship you have to romance them and be nice.....Tender embrace and express fondness works best FYI you can "scroll" to get different options while in the "menu"
  2. The crashing comes from all the power being used, when i have full power and am plugged up i get very few crashes
  3. To WOO_HOO you have to romance first you need a tender embrace then -hot smooch 1 to 2 times- back to romance and "scroll Down WHOO-HOO is under hot smooch.
  4. Save money eat at a best friend's house
  5. Fishing gets u the moola .....Collect your fish then go to the quick market to sell .... to unload hit the minus button ALSO you can sell your "crops"
  6. To get married you have to romance and be nice ....then you get to finance and then romace some more and be nice then you can ask to get married
  7. To give something to a sim they have to request it, once you have that item it will come up in the menu to give it ...you may have to go to actions to do this

i hope this helps .... i have completed all tasks and have 10K in money .....guess i am going to buy the one on the pc cause there nothing left for me to do!

I keep on doing romance actions and somhow I am not able to get past best friends can anyone tell me how to become partners

In order to be in a romantic relationship, you have to romance them while you are still friends. if you are good/best friends then insult them and you will go back to just being friends.
When you are dating you will have the option to wohoo.
I hope this helps.
POOH, can you tell me how to get a bigger garden and discover new recipes?

Crashes HORRIBLY. Won't even start anymore on my iPhone. I'll try deleting and reinstalling... so much for my saves.

1: ok just to make sure you have to be only friends to get romantic? b/c ive been best friends with Luke for ever now and i still cant smooch him
2: Jenny-
~ to get a bigger garden you have to upgrade your house (it'll get bigger with each upgrade)
~ and discovering new recipes just means buying them from the bistro (i think)
3: Mines never crashed but it might be because we dont have a Wi-Fi connection

Oh and also can you only upgrade your house twice? It wont let me upgrade mine anymore but it isnt as big as some other sims

yeah same, also how do you complete all wishes? and also, are there any non hacking cheats for money??

I have been playing for hours a day (i know it's baaaddd), but no matter who I flirt with, and they are all my best friends, and no matter how good of a mood I am in, nothing I do will let me start a romance. Also once in a while, I die- it says that my ego got too big for my body or something, but then it lets me pick up where I left off.. Mine crashes too... but it got much better after i reset my iPhone settings... but it still crashes sometimes.

you have to be friends with someone to start a romantic relationship with them, (which is what happened to me) so try insulting them and slapping them etc., the flirt with them once you're just friends. i'm not sure about the ego thing, but with it crashing, try keeping it recharging whilst playing, or only play when you have full battery, also save often and i find that helps too:)

Thanks Jess,
Your answer has helped a lot.
This game is amazing! Though it is very expensive and does use up quite a large amount of battery. The graphics are quite like the first Sims, if a bit better. If there were some changes I'd love them to include:
Being able to have children,
Being able to build more,
More Promotions, and more ways of getting them I.E., the chatting skills by looking in the mirror etc.,
Actually having mirrors,
Being able to buy clothes/change your outfit/hairstyle,
More people,
And better goals.

Did anyone complete the goal list...I unlocked 72 out of 73 and I was wonderin if anyone can put up a completed list so I can see the last goal I need to unlock. I would appreciate it. Thanks

At the loading screen you can see a complete list of all the goals you have competed and the ones you haven't (as long as you have unlocked them all). To unlock all the wishes you need to play the game as different sims each time with different personilites ie jack of all trades.

I cant figure out how to know what the ingredients are for the recipes. i know how to do most of everything else but i Just Cant figure out how to do that. and i know its probably very easy. someone please help!! thank you.

hey janice.you go to the inventory (where it shows what food and supplies ect. you own)
then you scroll to the bottom and it lists all the recipes you have
click on a recipe and it'll show you what you need and if you already have it
hope that helps!

To view your inventory you have to 'click' on the status bar (the one that shows the pics of bed/toilet etc. in either green/red). Once that shows up you go to different lists by scrolling left or right, I think there are arrows that you can 'click' on also to go left or right.

I achieved all the goals in the main checklist, but the pawnshop is still closed. Does anyone know why?

Hey guys, thanks for all the great info, its really helping. I just have one more quick question. I married Jake and I was able to ask him to move in with me but then I divorced him and asked him to move out. I am now married to Luke, but I haven't been able to find the "move in" option. Help!

Heyas, I have three questions, and I would be most pleased if someone could answer them =]

  1. I always see all the other sims driving cars, but my sim has to walk everywhere. Is there anyway to get a car for my sim?
  2. Are there more than two house upgrades?
  3. Someone on another site said that they were able to get promoted from Vice President to Mayor, and all they did was keep asking Ruth about it. I've made best friends with every sim in town, but every time I talk to her, it goes that she thinks my sim is being casual and the dreaded red minus sign appears. Anyone know how to fix this?

Oh, and I'm having the same problem with Luke that allieballie is having, why can't I get him to move in with me?
So I guess that's four question, oops! But if anyone wants to ask me a question, I would be more than happy to try and answer it!

When you complete all the goals you can buy a car from the pawn shop.
The are only 2 house upgrades
vice president is the highest job mayor is the one below it. If you quit your job as vp you can then go back and get the mayor job and then you can ask ruth for a raise.

Hey guys, I only have a couple goals left, and they are mainly the power seeker ones. I managed to make $5,000, upgrade my house once, and buy the right stereo but i can't remember what to do to unlock the nice stove and the nice tv. Anyone know? Thanks in advance =]

To discover new recipes go to the bistro and buy them.The way they worded it was confusing to me too at first!
Can anyone answer my question about how to get the modern furniture update? I would really appreciate it!

To unlock new goals you need to create a new sim with a different personalite ie choose 'jack of all trades' and next time 'sleaze' etc.
You can always use your other memory slots for your other sims although you will need to delete them as the is only 3 memory slots and you will need create a sim for each personalite.

how do u harvest crops in the game ive done almost all the wishes just need to start growing stuff but dont no how

how do you becomme a spouse on sims 3 for ipod touch??
Also, how do you sell the fish in the food market??
pleaaase! answer theeese.
Thannk you so mucccch!

also how do you make a sim jelous of another sim?
that is in the wish list.
and happens when you finish all the goals?0
thank you again.

maira: To harvest crops you first need to make sure you've upgraded your house at least once. Then, go to the hobby store and buy a watering can, some fertilizer, and whatever plant seeds you want. Go back to your house, and on the left side, over by the kitchen (on the outside of the house) there is this patch of dirt with these white sticks standing up. Click one of the sticks and on the option menu that comes up, choose plant... and then pick whichever seeds you want to plant. Once you have planted the seeds, click on the stick again and choose tend. Your sim will tend it, and the plant should grow. Depending on the type of plant you chose, you may have to tend it twice. Then, you can click on it and choose harvest. Voila!
jessie: 1. To become a spouse, you must first be partners with a sim and then in the be romantic menu, the option for propose marriage will appear. Choose that, and when you feel like, go to the romantic menu again and choose get married. To have your spouse move in with you, go to your house, call them to invite them over, and in the actions menu, click ask to move in.

  1. To sell fish in the market, scroll down to the fish you want to sell and instead of clicking the + button like you would if you were buying something, click the - button to unload the fish. Then click the green checkmark button.
  2. To make a sim jealous of you, go to the house of one of the married couples, make sure they are both there, and then do one of the romantic options to one of the sims. Their partner will then be jealous.
  3. When you unlock all the goals, the pawn shop opens. You can then buy a car and get a job there, with the highest salary being $600/ night.

Nikolas: There's nothing you can do to unlock house upgrades, they just come after a certain number of sim days have passed. There are only two house upgrades.
Hope this all helps!

Caligirl: Thank you som uch for helping mee theyy did helllp.
But hoow do you becomme partners first?

Jessie: if u wana become partners u keep being romantic n then ask to marry them in the action things

Even if I am married and my spouse living with me, I can't have kids in this sims???? What do you do after this??? The game seems very short... :(

No, you can't have kids. Hopefully they will come out with a different version or an update but I wouldn't get my hopes up. After you unlock the pawn shop, it's kinda just make your house amazing and buy every recipe.

Hahahhahahahhahahahahhahahahahahahahhahahahhahhahaha I made my dude gay ahahhahahhahahahahhahhahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahh

I've completed 72 out of 73 goals and i've made every kind of sim there is but i can't figure out that last goal. can anyone help me?

I have playing the game for 2 days. I married marcell and divorced him becuase he didn't get rid of theresa, then I married jonny. I ate his food LOL and this how to make people be ur roomie
Invite them over
click on them
Pick actions
Scroll. Until u find something like "invite to live here"
They choose yes or no
Okay! Hoped it helpped

How do you kick all the trash cans in town. I kick all but the gpal still shows incomplete.

Ivy have you kicked Bernie's his is inside his house and have you kicked you own trash can?

XprincessX - Catch fish and sell them to the market. Also, if you talk to different sims about different things, they will ask you to do things for money... If you slap Ruth for Kia, she'll give you $90, or you can sell her a catfish for $200. Nina will give you $100 for a snapper... Marvell will give you a recipe for a salmon. Also, I found that working at the city hall and being friends with Ruth helps. If you have 10 friends, Ruth will promote you all the way up to Vice President, $100 daily. Just keep asking for promotions. $300 is the most a job pays daily.
My question... I've completed all 73 goals... I heard that the pawn shop will hire you and pay $600 daily and sell you a car if you complete all goals. Is this true? I mean, I've completed everything, I have the highest house upgrade, the highest skills in cooking, repairing, gardening, and fishing. I'm Vice President at the City Hall, and I have the best of the best furniture... What now??? :(

CaliGirl - Have you opened the pawn shop? And gotten a car? Or did you just hear that??? I have done everything but that! I even have every recipe and have a few spouses and everyone in town is my best friend! I'm ready to be a criminal for the pawn shop and have a gay looking blue crown Vic wannabe car!

I completed all the tasks and as soon as I had I got a screen telling me I had completed all the tasks and then the pawn shop was open I don't think I did any think extra other than all the tasks.
But don't get to excited about the car - all it does is instead of see yourself walking from one house to another a little car is show going there instead. I think it would of been more fun if I could move the car around with my finger.

I found one other way to discover a recipe! Keep talking to Marcel (bistro boss) about fishing - eventually he'll ask you to bring him a salmon and in exchange he'll share with you a family salmon recipe!

What's the highest paying job i can get at the Lab. I think i get like 240/day and when i ask my boss (i forgot her name) she gets angry at me. I've been looking for other jobs but they pay like 70/day.

Pooh, I'm missing 2 goals. I've used each personality, yet it still says I'm missing 2. How do i get them? Also, on the "Kick over all the trash cans in town" goal, i went house-to-house in clock rotation and kicked them all including mine. It still says I didnt kick them all. Whats up with that? I'm asking you because you seem like the expert lol

I'm new to sims and i was wondering if you could do that in app purchase thing on the stereo to get It to play your music. So can you do it yet I watched the apple event and sawed that. Also if you are at a budding relationship. Does that mean your married?

I have the app and there is this girl i want to be my date, partner, fiance or spouce but she is my best friend and i cant do anything to stop it, how is it that i can stop someone being my wife but not my friend? Is there a way? BTW the demo is rubbish but the game is really good on ipod touch or iphone.

hi need hepl,
the game works well on my iphone but there is a problem,every time i restart the sims there are no saved games available, does someone knows why?

How do I unlock the last 2 goals? I've completed 71 out of 73 and used all personalities, but can't figure out how to unlock the last 2. I wanna be able to use pawn shop.

To foggers you have to be "rude" to your best friend by insulting, arguing, etc several times until her relationship with your sim starts declining to good friend then switch it up by "romance"ing her

Sasuke the 2 goal you're missing have you unlocked them or are they just not compleated.
With the trash cans it is very easy to miss one I ended up going around everyone twice as I must have missed one the first time. Make sure the goal is locked in before you try otherwise it will not count towards your main goal list.

Simsfan2 it sounds like you have done everything to unlock all the goals it would be intresting to know which 2 you are missing I think I might need to write them all out so you can check which you are missing so we can figure out why they haven't been unlocked.

G "your ego is too big for your body" means your dead. The game has a few different ways of dieing some you can prevent (like by feeding them) and some you can't (like by a monkey) but you don't need to worry you can just log back in and carry on playing from the last saved point.

Foggers I say goals, tasks and wishes as the same thing. Sorry for any confusion I also can't spell sorry.

Thanks Pooh. I already got the trash cans goal on the 4th try though. But I'm still missing 2 goals. Meaning: I have discovered 73 out of 75. I dont know which 2 im missing. Yes, I tried every personality (Jack of all Trades, Jerk, Sleaze, Maniac, Nice Guy, and the Power/ Money thing).

Sasuke - right I think what i need to do is write the whloe list out so we can find out which goals are missing so we can try to figure out why you haven't unlocked them.
I'm busy this weekend so I'm not sure I'm going to get a chance of getting on my pc but I hopeful I'll get a chance on Monday and we can figure what it is that you are missing.

GOALS LIST - I'm still missing 2, please help!

  1. Try cooking
  2. Buy fishing kit
  3. Buy watering can
  4. Buy repair kit
  5. Buy a stove
  6. Buy a bath
  7. Gain a skill point at cooking
  8. Gain a skill point at fishing
  9. Gain a skill point at repairing
  10. Meet a new Sim
  11. Befriend a Sim
  12. Begin a romantic relationship
  13. Make an enemy
  14. Make a Sim laugh
  15. Annoy a Sim
  16. Insult a Sim
  17. Creep out another Sim
  18. Slap a Sim
  19. Buy something
  20. Catch a fish
  21. Catch a trout
  22. Catch a salmon
  23. Catch a catfish
  24. Repair something
  25. Discover a new recipe
  26. Cook something
  27. Cook grilled cheese
  28. Cook steak and veggies
  29. Cook minestrone
  30. Grow something
  31. Grow carrots
  32. Grow corn
  33. Grow tomato
  34. Watch TV
  35. Kick over a trash can
  36. Sleep in another Sim's bed
  37. Use another Sim's shower
  38. Use another Sim's toilet
  39. Get a better couch
  40. Get a better TV
  41. Accumulate $1,000
  42. Catch 15 fish
  43. Harvest 30 crops
  44. Stay entertained for three days
  45. Stay fed for three days
  46. Stay rested for three days
  47. Stay clean for three days
  48. Meet all the Sims in town
  49. Make a Sim jealous of you
  50. Sleep in three other Sim's bed
  51. Woohoo with someone
  52. Get a promotion
  53. Reach the top of a career ladder
  54. Use everyone's toilet at least once
  55. Use everyone's shower at least once
  56. Creep out five people
  57. Watch three people sleep
  58. Be romatically involved with three Sims
  59. Woohoo eight times in one day
  60. Accumulate $5,000
  61. Own the best house
  62. Own the best TV, stereo and stove
  63. Get married
  64. Be liked by all the Sims in town
  65. Be disliked by all the Sims in town
  66. Slap four people
  67. Kick over all the trash cans in town
  68. Achieve the highest fishing skill level
  69. Achieve the highest repairing skill level
  70. Achieve the highest cooking skill level

I'm missing one.....be right back.

Insult five people
thats 71. I've created many Sims with different personalities and the other two goals do not appear. Anyone???

I have a theory about unlocking the last 2 goals, has anyone tried discovering ALL of the traits for all of your neighbors? This might unlock the last 2 goals...worth a try

Lol! I just unlocked goal 72. "Get a job". My sim was fired and unemployed for a few days and was mooching off of my best friends for food.

@ Pooh. Ahhhhh. I see. How do i find out the traits? I've always had a problem with that.
@ Dude who made the long list: You're missing the Achieve Highest Cleaning Skill Level

@ Pooh. Ahhhhh. I see. How do i find out the traits? I've always had a problem with that.
@ Dude who made the long list: You're missing the Achieve Highest Cleaning Level

To view the other sims traits, approach them then press the button on the bottom right that looks like two people. It will show 4 empty traits with ??? You have to figure them out by having different types of converations (talk about fishing, tell joke, flirt, insult, etc). Once you unleash their trait it will appear

Goal Checklist

  1. Try fishing
  2. Try cooking
  3. Buy fishing kit
  4. Buy watering can
  5. Buy repair kit
  6. Buy a stove
  7. Buy a bath
  8. Gain a skill point at cooking
  9. Gain a skill point at fishing
  10. Gain a skill point at repairing
  11. Meet a new Sim
  12. Befriend a Sim
  13. Begin a romantic relationship
  14. Make an enemy
  15. Make a Sim laugh
  16. Annoy a Sim
  17. Insult a Sim
  18. Creep out another Sim
  19. Slap a Sim
  20. Get a job
  21. Buy something
  22. Catch a fish
  23. Catch a trout
  24. Catch a salmon
  25. Catch a catfish
  26. Repair something
  27. Discover a new recipe
  28. Cook something
  29. Cook grilled cheese
  30. Cook steak and veggies
  31. Cook minestrone
  32. Grow something
  33. Grow carrots
  34. Grow corn
  35. Grow tomato
  36. Watch TV
  37. Kick over a trash can
  38. Sleep in another Sim’s bed
  39. Use another Sim’s shower
  40. Use another Sim’s toilet
  41. Get a better couch
  42. Get a better TV
  43. Accumulate $1,000
  44. Catch 15 fish
  45. Harvest 30 crops
  46. Stay entertained for three days
  47. Stay fed for three days
  48. Stay rested for three days
  49. Stay clean for three days
  50. Meet all the Sims in town
  51. Make a Sim jealous of you
  52. Sleep in three other Sim’s bed
  53. Woohoo with someone
  54. Get a promotion
  55. Reach the top of a career ladder
  56. Use everyone’s toilet at least once
  57. Use everyone’s shower at least once
  58. Creep out five people
  59. Watch three people sleep
  60. Be romatically involved with three Sims
  61. Woohoo eight times in one day
  62. Accumulate $5,000
  63. Own the best house
  64. Own the best TV, stereo and stove
  65. Get married
  66. Be liked by all the Sims in town
  67. Be disliked by all the Sims in town
  68. Slap four people
  69. Insult five people
  70. Kick over all the trash cans in town
  71. Achieve the highest fishing skill level
  72. Achieve the highest repairing skill level
  73. Achieve the highest cooking skill level

Pooh - thanks for the last two goals
Sasuke - not sure there is a "cleaning" goal. Never had the option to clean anything.
Simsfan2 - thanks for advice on how to get the "get a job" goal to appear. I've never been fired. Now, just to figuire out how to get "try fishing" to appear. My Sims always fish right away, so I'll try creating one that doesn't.

Chuckle - yep just make a new sim for the try fishing and don't do any fishing until it apears which shouldn't take to much time.

well i have notice no one has said that when you get married with someone you can invite them over then click actions and move in and they will move in with you.

Pooh - thanks for the goals list now I know which goal I'm missing, I needed "buy a fishing kit". I usually always bought it right away and never waited for it to appear...thanks!

SUCCESS! I was finally able to unlock the final two goals and accomplish them, so I can be a criminal. Thanks Pooh and Simsfan2!
Drake - I didn't get any benefits for having someone move in, did you? I heard that in other Sims games, when someone moves is, you get their money and I got nothing. You don't have to be married for them to move in, but they have to be in your house when you ask.
I also get no benefit from the wish list after you have already accomplished that particular goal. I stopped accepting the wishes that I've already done. Does anyone know of benefits to repeating the same goals?

Simsfan2 - you're welcome. Thanks for the new challenge of discovering all the other Sims' traits. Its gonna take a long time. I've spent entire days talking to a Sim and only discovered two traits.

@Simsfan2: Omg, i got you and Pooh mixed up. My bad. I need to read the name before assuming who it is >_> Thanks. I've figured out all the traits for 1 person (my spouse). For everyone else, I've found 2 at most.
@Pooh. Yehhhh. Apparently I'm wrong, considering you have the list there >>

Chuckie - Glad to hear your now a "criminal". I am now a "safe hacker" making $500/night. I don't think there is any benefit to repeating the goals, I also just ignore them.

Jennifer, when you load the game, rather than choosing your current Sim you create a new one. In order to unlock all the goals, you will be deleting and creating many Sims, so don't too attached to any of them.

I know its probably the easiest to do but how do you stay fed, rested, clean... etc for 3 days I've tried everything and it still won't say that I've completed it... thanks in advance!

Highheels - I believe buying both upgrades causes you to own the best house. It takes time to allow both upgrades to be offered and money to buy them.
Hunniibee - yes, simply stay clean, etc. for 3 days. Not sure why it doesn't work for you. Are you making sure nothing goes in the red?

first buy the recipe, then check in the overview of what food you have, on the bottom of that list are the recipes, where you see what ingredient is needed...
can anyone tell me, how i reach the top of the career ladder? every time i try to get a raise, my boss (and spouse) is denying...

Ollerich, when you ask for a raise from your boss, he or she should give you a reason they refuse. It depends which job you have as to what they want you to do before getting a raise. For example, the restaurant wants you to be skilled in cooking and fishing, I believe. One of the jobs just wants you to have more experience, so you can't get the first raise until you've worked there for two weeks. I think another job asks you to have alot of friends. I also believe you must be friends with your boss before asking for the raise. Hope this helps.

in the Sims 3 one of the characters i started is partners with someone who already has a partner. is it still possibe for me to ask that person to marry me?
how do i get my partner to move in with me?

Jessica - if the person is your partner, aren't you already married to him. I believe you can marry someone who is married to someone else. You must invite the person to your house by calling them on the phone and when they get there, ask them to move in. However, I found no benefit to having a roommate.

@Chukie: thanks for the tip, got it now :-)
@Jessica: yes, i just married Jill, who was the Partner of Jack, that's no problem

Do you mean fiancee? As in what you are called to be the "newly wed"? Just go to Actions and you should be able to have an option that says "get married". You don't need to finance anything. I believe you mean fiance/fiancee, haha.
Just keep on flirting, telling flirty jokes, and give smooches so you can take it to the next level and be partners. That way, when you flirt, smooch, and woohoo you'll be able to propose with no problem. And when you are ready to get married, just click "get married".
If you need more help, leave a reply and I'll get back to you.

in one of the posts above it says To WOOHOO you have to romance first you need a tender embrace then -hot smooch 1 to 2 times- back to romance and “scroll Down WHOO-HOO is under hot smooch. i did what it says and when i went to romance and looked for the whoohoo option under hot smooch it still hadn't been add to my romance list.
Also in one of the posts above it says To get married you have to romance and be nice ….then you get to finance and then romance some more and be nice then you can ask to get married. i did romance and be nice part but it still wont let me fiancee and give me the option ask to get married. also how do i get the person i'm dating to move in with me? i tried inviting them over but on the list it still wont give the option to ask them to move in with me.
for each of my questions above can you list the steps in the order i have to do them so i can get the options that answers each of my questions. thank you very much.

Jessica - just keep doing all the romantic stuff until whoo hoo pops up on the list. I think you have to be their "date" before you can whoo hoo them.
When you are in your house, touch the phone on the wall. Ask the person to come to your house. Once they come over, touch the person and scroll down to actions. One of the actions should be to ask the person to move in.

Jessica, here are the steps in relationships. You have to continue to choose romantic options to make it to each level of romance, like flirt, etc.

  1. Friend - must start romance from this level. If you are already good friend or best friend, be rude until you go back to friend
  2. Budding Romance - at this level, you can smooch
  3. Date - at this level, you can whoo hoo
  4. Partner - at this level, you can ask them to marry you and can ask them to move in (must both be in your house before they will move in)
  5. Fiancee - at this level, you get married

NOTE: to move in, ask to marry and get married, touch the other person and scroll down - sometimes you have to choose actions

To get someone to move in with you, they should be married, fiance, or really really best friends with you.
They must have a strong relationship with you.
If they are only a friend/good friend, they will get "creeped out". haha.
If you want someone to move in with you:

  1. Go to your house.
  2. There should be a phone inside your home, it's usually out of your bedroom door, to the left.
  3. Invite the person over who you want to move in.
    (make sure your relationship with him/her is strong with you)
  4. Talk to them, and under "actions" should be ask to move in.
  5. They should accept, and they will live in your house.

If you choose to divorce with your spouse, or want your best friend to move out, just go under "actions" again and ask to move out. (:
To get married...
When you are in the stage of "date", keep on romancing to be on the "partner" level.
the ones that work best are:
Hot Smooch
Flirty Joke (under "be funny")
Soon you will be "partners".
Smooch more, flirt, and woohoo.
After, it should give you an option under "Be Romantic" saying "propose marriage".
You will be engaged. Then when you smooch, and then the option will say "get married".
Any questions? Comments?
Reply to me :D
I'll get back to you as soon as possible.

got all of the goals now, got a car and earning 600$... not much left to do... hopefully an update will give you more things to do...
what i found out (am not sure if it's a bug): if you have your partner moved into your house and you still only have a cheap bed, only one can sleep on the bed. but if you watch the partner sleeping first, you can afterwards (long)sleep in the same bed too, even if the partner is already lying there... :-)

Good for you! I'm still getting the goals...ahha.
I hear there's gonna be another update in the future to have kids in the game. Hopefully it's actually true.

Ollerich - you can sleep in the same small/cheap bed without watching first. First click on a spot on the other side of bed so you are standing there. Then choose long sleep.

in order to get into a relationship, you need to start flirting once you become friends...at that point, anything romantic...and telling a flirty joke are what you need to keep doing...if you push the relationship button it will show you two different relationships happening at the same time...i.e. good friend, budding relationship...you need to keep doing romantic actions for this to change....you can have a romantic relationship with anyone, gay or straight...

@Jessie: check out Post 145 from Chuckie, he answered your question already... :-)
@Chuckie: thanks, that works too, true
@Liz: i hope too that they put some new stuff in it, or after playing it, all you can do is just earning money, which gets boring pretty fast...

You'll have to find a couple of Sims who are married, and constantly flirt and romance one of them to make the other partner jealous.

@Jessie - I cut and paste the answer to the first question below:
Ollerich, when you ask for a raise from your boss, he or she should give you a reason they refuse. It depends which job you have as to what they want you to do before getting a raise. For example, the restaurant wants you to be skilled in cooking and fishing, I believe. One of the jobs just wants you to have more experience, so you can’t get the first raise until you’ve worked there for two weeks. I think another job asks you to have alot of friends. I also believe you must be friends with your boss before asking for the raise. Hope this helps.
As for creeping someone out, go to the house of someone who is not a good friend, use their toilet and shower and eat their food out of the fridge. The fastest way is to go into their house without knocking. When you are outside their door, just click on the toilet and you will go in as long as they are home. If they are not home, the door will be locked and you cannot enter.

@Jessie - I cut and paste the answer to the first question below:
When you ask for a raise from your boss, he or she should give you a reason they refuse. It depends which job you have as to what they want you to do before getting a raise. For example, the restaurant wants you to be skilled in cooking and fishing, I believe. One of the jobs just wants you to have more experience, so you can’t get the first raise until you’ve worked there for two weeks. I think another job asks you to have alot of friends. I also believe you must be friends with your boss before asking for the raise. Hope this helps.
As for creeping someone out, go to the house of someone who is not a good friend, use their toilet and shower and eat their food out of the fridge. The fastest way is to go into their house without knocking. When you are outside their door, just click on the toilet and you will go in as long as they are home. If they are not home, the door will be locked and you cannot enter.

Jessie - you have to get raises from your boss and keep getting promoted until you get the top job. Use instructions above to get raises.

a good way to save up money without bothering someone: start a romance with someone, then make him/her a partner and ask him/her to move into your house, after that, you have an empty house (where your partner lived before), use that house to eat, sleep, shower... :-D (i know that you can eat in any house, but like that you have the house all for yourself)

The easiest pair to make jealous is Jack and Jill, all I did was make one pass at Jack and he disliked me immediately and she was jealous.

hi i have the sims 3 app on my ipod touch so i don't know if the actions list and how you would complete the goals are set up differently in the ipod touch app then they in the game made for the computer and other game systems but i hope you can help me get past where i'm stuck at. Also i don't know if this will help you guys with my problems but i'm already at the partners stage of my relationship and am not getting the option to be fiancees with my partner or ask em to live with me or have woohoo to choose from under my romance options and tried everything you told me to before.
I did everything you told me to do and have been partners for a longtime now but for some reason the woohoo option wont appear under the hot smooch option so i have it to choose from when ever i want to use it. what do i do?
Also i did all of the fallowing: Go to my house,
go to the phone on my wall and invite the person over who i want to move in. (make sure your relationship with him/her is strong with you)I talked to them under and still wont give me the option to ask my partner move in with me. what do i do?
Also i keep romancing and being nice but it still wont let me get past the partners stage to the fiancee stage so i can ask my partner to marry me. what do i do?

@Ollerich - I was unable to enter the empty house that my live in spouse used to live in. The house was always locked. How did you get in?

@Chuckie: you're right, with one of my other Sims it doesn't work, strange, with the Sim that i'm a master thief and own a car, i can just barge in...

well, was just coming to my mind: as a Thief, you probably can go into all the houses, no matter if someone is at home... :-D

@Ollerich - its kinda cool how the game reflects life. The theif can break into houses.
@Megan - My suggestion is to read all above posts. You will get many hints including how you must create several Sims to complete all goals.

the only things that are changing: you can now get a job at the Pawn Shop (earning 600$ after the promotions), and if you shop at the Pawn Shop, you can get a car...

Will there ever be an update, come on ea we have been waiting a long while for the sims 3 with in app purchases and such, what's the hold up?

the only reason it crashes for people is that you don't have a lot of memory left. This game rocks woth 9.99 forever

Ollerich, I am the CEO at the Quickmart making $240 but cannot get a raise from Bernie. He does not give me a reason when I ask for a raise. Can anyone help me?

@Scott: if you ask for a raise, does Bernie react with a red minus sign? that means you cannot get more raises, normally you get a reason why you cannot get a raise, unless you reached the highest level... you always can quit the job and get another one. at the Bistro for example, you need good cooking and fishing skills, so if your cooking and fishing skills are already at 5 points, you can get a job there, and ask for a raise multiple times at the same time to reach the top of the career ladder and earn 300$

He does react with the red minus sign. If i can't give me more raises than why have I not received credit for the "top of the career ladder" goal which has been in my wish list for a very early in the game? It is the only goal i need to complete.

Scott, are you playing on an Iphone? I don't remember any job that pays in increments other than $100's. All jobs paid me $100, then $200, then $300, etc. Also, I thought CEO was the top and I would think it would satisfy the top of career goal.
As for the QuickMart, you have to work ten days for each raise. When you ask Bernie for a raise, he should tell you how many days you need to work. If he says 7/10, then you have to work 3 more days for the next raise. The Quickmart takes the longest to get raises, you may want to consider a different work place.
Luckily, even in today's economy, you can easily get a new job in the Sim's world.

Cool Bug!
to get into someones house when theyre not there, click on their back door and select open. usually the sim will walk through the house and u will be inside. it has to be an upgraded hoise though.

@pandamaster: you probably already have a job at the Pawn Shop, because then you are a thief and can go into all the houses, no matter if someone is at home and no matter through which door... for me at least it is not working to go through someones back door without being a thief...

i was best friends with jonny, but i wanted to start a romance with him.
i noticed, if you're best friends, you can't go past "tender embrace" and the budding romance bar won't come up.
i decided to be rude to jonny (slap, humiliate) until the bar doesn't say best friend anymore, but says friend.
it's easier to create a romance with a friend than a best friend.
hope this helpsssssss =]

Do you have to occupy all 3 files with different sims with different personalities to comlete all the goals or do they just show uo on 1?? Like for jack of all trades can woohoo 8 times in 1 day show up or wat??

Fare - yes, you cannot become romantic with a good or best friend. See posts above.
Person - you will need to create different traits for each Sim to be offered all goals. I think I had to create 4 or 5. So, I had to delete a couple.

in the sims three (PC version) the sims can have kid. i wold like if the could have kide on the iphone version a nd also... THE PAWN SHOP WILL NOT OPEN FOR MEEEEE!!!!

I have sim3 on my iPhone I like the game but I don't know how to fish? I cannt manage to catch a fish help help help........

I've tried to post some answers to this forum many times but it doesn't seem to appear and now it's telling me it's duplicated, but I may as well answer Mamasita's question:
Go to the Hobby Store and buy a fishing rod.
Go to the lake.
Click on one of the blinking white anchors at the lake (there are 4 of them) along the water's edge.
Sway your iPhone / iPod from side to side and watch how the fishing line moves. Try to get the line to align with the fish you see swimming around.
Keep moving back and forth until you get a 'lock' on the fish. You can see you've locked the fish when the green icon starts flashing next to the fish which means it's time to reel the fish in.
Jerk the iPhone / iPod forward or backward violently. This causes you to pull in the fishing line.
You've now caught your first fish! Congratulations!

Wow! That's a lot of information, even starting from post 57. Well, it seems some questions have not been answered, so here is my contribution to this thread:

1) Never cook in your own home!
There is a bug that it is possible for something to break WHILE you are cooking in your own home and this will cause the view to pan over to the broken equipment. At this point, you cannot pan back to the stove and if you still have a lot of time your pots will over boil and you will loose. Instead, you can always gain your cooking skill by cooking at someone else's house, where stuff doesn't break!
a) Never cook at Nina's house
She doesn't have a dining area

2) Save often!
The game crashes a lot and it only saves between scenes (house, town, lake); to save your game otherwise, click the ellipses (dots) in the lower left corner and click "save game and continue".

3) Behave "romantically":
Some of you have been complaining about certain options not being available. Options like 'Woo Hoo' only become available once the person you're talking to feels you're being 'romantic'. Make sure they don't think you're being 'casual', 'friendly' or 'funny'.

4) Be rude:
In order to slap someone, you first need to be rude by insulting, arguing and for a significant other humiliating them. Do this a bit and when you've sufficiently hurt them, you now have the option to slap as well. Slapping someone can sometimes reveal a character trait!

5) The conversation options scroll!
Some of you have been saying you can't get to options like 'Woo Hoo', 'Propose Marriage' or 'Marry'. When in the conversation selection screen, look closely at the arc that connects the options. Notice how some of it is shaded lightly inside and some of it is dark? This is a scroll bar, so to speak. You scroll the options by swiping your finger in the opposite direction of scrolling as if you're picking up the options to move them around. Once you've sufficiently romanced someone, go to the 'Romantic' options and scroll to the bottom, where you will see 'Whoo Hoo' and 'Propose Marriage'. Also, note in the main screen you have a few things under romantic: Rude, Actions and Goodbye.
Interestingly, I didn't know what Whoo Hoo was when I started out: I thought it was make someone cheer or laugh, like Whoo Hoo, the Dodgers won the Pennant! If I'd known what it really meant, I SO would not have locked in that goal so early! She's not that kind of girl!

6) Great fishers never catch Catfish
Once you reach a reasonable level with fishing, never lock a goal that requires you to catch a Catfish: it almost never comes. You have a lot of Tuna and Salmon and even Snapper at the higher levels, but almost no Catfish. What's worse, the Catfish look exactly like the trout (only slightly slower) so you can't abort the fishing until you get the Catfish because you won't know until it's too late.

7) No update is likely to come -- at least not for free
In fact, like Spore, I guess the Sims 3 for iPhone has all the features you'll ever expect for that game right now. Spore specifically limits you to the Protista level: you can never evolve beyond one cell, and they probably never will have an iPhone game that allows the Metazoa to rise from the ooze. The Sims 3 for iPhone is a diversion meant as an elaborate advertising campaign to get you to buy the full version for PC / Macintosh. Enjoy what you've got, and if you want more, buy it for your computer.

8) (Partial) Relationship Tree
Stranger ↖ ↗ Budding Romance ↔ Date ↔ Partner
|→ Dislike ↔ Friend ←|
Enemy ↙ ↘ Good Friend ↔ Best Friend
You can have a Budding Romance at the same time as working on Good Friendship but only 1 will display (Friendship Goals before Romance: Bros before -- well, you know) in the status bar. To see both, click on the two people talking in the lower right corner and you'll see that person with both progress bars as well as known traits. Be rude to go left, be romantic or tell flirty jokes to go to the upper right, or just chat and talk to go to the lower right.

8​) (Partial) Relationship Tree
Stranger ↖                        ↗ Budding Romance ↔ Date ↔ Partner
           |→ Dislike ↔ Friend ←|
   Enemy ↙                        ↘ Good Friend ↔ Best Friend
You can have a Budding Romance at the same time as working on Good Friendship but only 1 will display (Friendship Goals before Romance: Bros before -- well, you know) in the status bar. To see both, click on the two people talking in the lower right corner and you'll see that person with both progress bars as well as known traits. Be rude to go left, be romantic or tell flirty jokes to go to the upper right, or just chat and talk to go to the lower right.

8​) (Partial) Relationship Tree
Stranger ↖                        ↗ Budding Romance ↔ Date ↔ Partner
           |→ Dislike ↔ Friend ←|
   Enemy ↙                        ↘ Good Friend ↔ Best Friend
You can have a Budding Romance at the same time as working on Good Friendship but only 1 will display (Friendship Goals before Romance: Bros before -- well, you know) in the status bar. To see both, click on the two people talking in the lower right corner and you'll see that person with both progress bars as well as known traits. Be rude to go left, be romantic or tell flirty jokes to go to the upper right, or just chat and talk to go to the lower right.

8​) (Partial) Relationship Tree
Stranger ↖                         ↗ Budding Romance ↔ Date ↔ Partner
            |→ Dislike ↔ Friend ←|
   Enemy ↙                         ↘ Good Friend ↔ Best Friend
You can have a Budding Romance at the same time as working on Good Friendship but only 1 will display (Friendship Goals before Romance: Bros before -- well, you know) in the status bar. To see both, click on the two people talking in the lower right corner and you'll see that person with both progress bars as well as known traits. Be rude to go left, be romantic or tell flirty jokes to go to the upper right, or just chat and talk to go to the lower right.

9) Never report a crime when you're earning $250 already:
There are various ways to get a promotion in the Sims. One of these is by reporting that someone is stealing widgets. This is a reasonable way to climb the career ladder, but once you reach the penultimate step, getting this type of promotion will get you to the top of the career ladder without the game even realizing it! For reaching the top of the career ladder to count, you actually need to get the job offer and see the job description placard on your screen. Otherwise, the goal counter does not see it, which clearly is another bug.
If this has happened to you, as others have suggested, just quit your job, re-apply and ask for a raise from your boss. He will present the job offer, you accept and Bob's your uncle you've achieved your goal!

I've never achieved all 73 goals so I can't speak to that nefarious pawn shop but those are some useful tidbits I think some of you may appreciate.
Take care,
P.S. Ah, this time it was produced -- the problem was probably use of greater-than and less-than and sorry about printing step 8 / 8) multiple times until it came out right. Feel free to delete comments 210 - 212 and thank UNICODE that it finally came out more or less right in the end!

I indeed managed to open up the pawn shop
I managed to be a master criminal (thanks nina !)
I bought a car
OK, then what's next ? Is that it ?


I've made my sim do almost every wish he wants, and i cant make him want to bu a better couch. how do i make my sim want to do this wish again.

@ JoShUaJaMeShElL: the wishes are coming back randomly, you just have to be patient or try to make a new sim... @qwerty: you can't leave town at the moment, maybe in a future update where you can buy addons, you could leave town...

you -do not- have to be friends before you start a romantic relationship! i started a budding romance after two sims were only aquaintances. & the direction a relationship goes depends on if you do more friendly traits or more romantic ones.
ive unlocked 72 goals- im apparently missing "accumulate $1000" because i always make money right off the bat. im playing the power seeker right now, so i should be done with this game soon enough.

My sim can't cook on the stove there's something in thier path and they can't get to the stove. But there isn't so my sim can't eat except to snack or eat out or at another sims. Has anyone else had this problem?

When you try getting to the stove, cancel the action and try again. Or, you can try multiple times in a row. That worked for me.

In your opinion, what is the best way to get money? Without finding all the wishes and getting the 600$ job. I do fishing and kick over trash cans and slap sims. What is the best to do?

Thanks for all the posts. Especially the full list of 73. Just started playing a few days back and enjoying it. I assume that if I complete all the goals and unlock the Pawn Shop with one character it works for all the characters currently created. Is this correct. Really like my first character. He is a sleaze and resembles me. Hope to use the other two slots to go for the remaining 18 goals. Happy SIMing and WooHoo your brains out!
"People think your Sim is being friendly."

Does anybody have a list of all the other sims traits? Having a realy hard time with a few of them...

Bout da crashin if y'all got an app dat runs continuously (ie. Virtual villagers) or one dat crashes heaps (like evry 5 Min) delete it. my sims 3 crashed like every 5 min now it dies like evry 5 days.

just visit them at home over the weekend or in the evening, when they are not working... or look for them driving and walking around...

Hi Pooh , i've discovered and completed 53 goals but i am having hard time to discover new goals? Can you tell me how to discover more goals? or which sims to chat , what topic to chat for new goals? I heard after married and woo hoo , spouse can get pregnant , but no matter how many times i woo hoo with my spouse , there isnt any pregnant options. HELP!!!!! how to discover more and new goals??? :(

i downloaded the sims 3 app for iphone and itouch and have not encountered a single one of the problems listed above. the game has not crashed even once, and im not quite sure what you are talking about because my game does in fact auto save. (although maybe it does not seem that way because when you reopen the game you find your sims back at home??? {even though the sim is not at the same place as when you leave the game [accidentally or not] all relationship progress is saved as well as skills, etc}) i love the game. my only complaint is that the in the game for iphone and ipod touch sims cannot have kids or families. the rules are a little different but it is still a great game! compare the game to the pc or mac version of sims 1. :)(i am not a gamer by nature but have been playing the sims on my mac for maybe 6 or 7 years...)

I'm having trouble cooking properly. I can get to the point where you can shake the pots on the stove, but they still get too hot and I always fail. Is there a trick to cooling them?

i've completed all tasks,got the pawn shop unlocked, working as a criminal, even got the sims 3 cheat and have $65,535. i have the best house and best furniture. what now?!

best way to get money is if you have a jailbrokwn iphone, download the sims patch in cydia. you get $65,535 and you can quit your job and pimp your house!!!

pawn shop sells a car. so u can get across town faster. also I can get a job there and the highest paid job is $600/night working as a criminal.