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SKatF wrote:
penlopej wrote:Be warned. You can now buy the gingerbread house on the online store. It seems that all you get is the staircase and the ability to build the house on an empty lot. It cost me £15 ($16). I'm so annoyed.
My daughter was considering buying this as she assumed it would unlock the furniture, wallpaper and flooring etc. In the home store. She's not that geeked about the template but has ideas for some components. Thanks for the alert.
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I find it extremely annoying that FM offer stuff for sale & does not let us preview what's in the bundle.
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Is the Rainbow Unicorn in the Online Sale different from the Unicorn in the Horse section? I already have 6 horses. Would have opted to purchase a 7th horse (not the Rainbow Unicorn) but buying the 7th horse would mean swapping one of the 6 horses I have, which I am not willing to do (waste of $ or LPs).
I suppose the Rainbow Unicorn deal Is just a way to unlock but will still have to pay more simeoleons or LPS in order to really acquire it?
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playsims wrote:Is the Rainbow Unicorn in the Online Sale different from the Unicorn in the Horse section? I already have 6 horses. Would have opted to purchase a 7th horse (not the Rainbow Unicorn) but buying the 7th horse would mean swapping one of the 6 horses I have, which I am not willing to do (waste of $ or LPs).
I suppose the Rainbow Unicorn deal Is just a way to unlock but will still have to pay more simeoleons or LPS in order to really acquire it?
Yes, it's different.

The Rainbow Unicorn was the reward for the Rainbow Rider event back in February 2015. You can find a pic of it in this post (6th picture down) and it costs 120 LP. The Rainbow unicorn can inspire sims (toddlers and up).

(I found all those links through the search function. :) )
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How typical of FM - paying real money to unlock only, They should have at least give the 1st one "free".
Thanks for the info.
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:oops: I just had an offer to buy skylights and closed it out because I was trying to figure out if I wanted them. But when I went back 10 minutes later they were gone. Did anyone else get them?
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I had the skylights thing JKCher. I didn't pay too much attention as it was stuff I already have at extortionate prices. There was a fire pole and some of the bright type windows that cost SP. can't remember if there was anything else but I closed out too because there was nothing I'd pay real money for.

Cannot believe the prices being touted for these 'packs' I do get they are a business and trying to make money but it's so unrealistic. I feel like we have had it easy up until now and anything we want badly we will have to pay for now. It seems that the free stuff is getting less and less. I'm not against them making money.....but I feel they should provide a 'long way round' for people to have the stuff they are selling for real money. It doesn't feel like a free game as long as some people can benefit from things that others can't access by paying real money. I think it's stretching 'free' to the limit

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bluebeariscool wrote:I had the skylights thing JKCher. I didn't pay too much attention as it was stuff I already have at extortionate prices. There was a fire pole and some of the bright type windows that cost SP. can't remember if there was anything else but I closed out too because there was nothing I'd pay real money for.

Cannot believe the prices being touted for these 'packs' I do get they are a business and trying to make money but it's so unrealistic. I feel like we have had it easy up until now and anything we want badly we will have to pay for now. It seems that the free stuff is getting less and less. I'm not against them making money.....but I feel they should provide a 'long way round' for people to have the stuff they are selling for real money. It doesn't feel like a free game as long as some people can benefit from things that others can't access by paying real money. I think it's stretching 'free' to the limit

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Oh okay, I have it too now that I realize what it is. I thought it was actual skylights that you'd put in your roof/ceiling lol

But yeah I agree the packs are generally very overpriced. A long way around would definitely be nice but then I feel like they'd probably do something insane like charge you 500 SPs and I know a lot of us wouldn't have that amount of currency and we'd have to buy it. Also I wish they would keep the packs available to buy indefinitely so you don't have to pass up on things just because you have no money at that time.
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mockingbird288z wrote:
Nay078 wrote:Thanks Thuraya and mocking bird, it does make more sense. I've purchased quite a few packs of late and I just can't find items like I never got my reindeer after the last market quest... I'm getting confused. Could it be a swap from iPhone to iPad?
Switching devices shouldn't cause this problem if you saved to the cloud after purchasing something. However, if you forgot to save to the cloud before switching to another device and then saved your game to the cloud on the device that you didn't make the purchase and then switched that game to the other device you will lose what you purchased.

I would try and contact FM support if you don't have what you purchased.
I am kind of freaking out. I have 2 games and the 2nd one is backed up on a Kindle, but I mainly play it on a Samsung tablet. So on my Samsung tablet I hit save. Then I went to my old Kindle and updated it, then I hit download, don't I? When I did that, the game wasn't matching the game from my Samsung. I must be having a brain fart. Was I suppose to save on the Samsung, then hit upload when I opened the Kindle, not download? What can I do now? My Samsung is showing the current game, but it is asking me if I want to upload or download. Should I wait a bit and resave it on my Samsung and try it again? What did I do wrong? Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you! I just searched Cloud and saw Leah's comment, so I wrote under this thread.
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Rosie wrote:
mockingbird288z wrote:
Nay078 wrote:Thanks Thuraya and mocking bird, it does make more sense. I've purchased quite a few packs of late and I just can't find items like I never got my reindeer after the last market quest... I'm getting confused. Could it be a swap from iPhone to iPad?
Switching devices shouldn't cause this problem if you saved to the cloud after purchasing something. However, if you forgot to save to the cloud before switching to another device and then saved your game to the cloud on the device that you didn't make the purchase and then switched that game to the other device you will lose what you purchased.

I would try and contact FM support if you don't have what you purchased.
I am kind of freaking out. I have 2 games and the 2nd one is backed up on a Kindle, but I mainly play it on a Samsung tablet. So on my Samsung tablet I hit save. Then I went to my old Kindle and updated it, then I hit download, don't I? When I did that, the game wasn't matching the game from my Samsung. I must be having a brain fart. Was I suppose to save on the Samsung, then hit upload when I opened the Kindle, not download? What can I do now? My Samsung is showing the current game, but it is asking me if I want to upload or download. Should I wait a bit and resave it on my Samsung and try it again? What did I do wrong? Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you! I just searched Cloud and saw Leah's comment, so I wrote under this thread.
I resaved it on my Samsung and had to click upload and it matched my Samsung game. Then when I went to the Kindle to transfer game from Samsung, I also hit upload and it matched. I thought when we were switching to a new device, we click the download on the new device from the cloud. It's matching now, but not sure where I went wrong. :?
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