The Mendoza ISBI

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Chapter 3.2 A Cute Couple

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Last time Melon took over as the torch holder, the quads grew up and Tobias got older.

Before I start I would like to share this picture of my cat Teddy and his lifelong obsession with cardboard boxes. This box now has three holes on each side.  I put a motorised toy in the box making it a great way for him to play on his own!

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Anyway enough of my adorable kitty, back to the Mendozas.  At the end of the last chapter Melon was headed for Uni.

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Nolan: Bye son! Have fun!

Maya: He left 30 minutes ago. You can stop waving now.

Nolan: I’ll miss you son. *sobs*

Anyway moving on…

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This is the dorm Melon is staying in and those girls are two of his dorm-mates.

Melon: I’m going to like it here!

You are not having those girls, I have someone better in mind.

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I sent Melon to this cute little house where I have plopped a special sim just for him.

Melon: For me? You shouldn’t have.

Just get in there before I change my mind.

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Melon: You should see my rocket, it’s as long as my arm.

Magrat: Um, sure?

This dear readers is Magrat Winters from the totally awesome Winters ISBI If you haven’t read it yet get on over there and do so.

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Melon makes up for his initial rocket remarks by producing yellow flowers from his butt.

Melon: I saw these yellow beauties and thought of you.

Magrat: OH MY GAWD THEY’RE BEAUTIFUL!

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Magrat: They smell wonderful.

I’m sure they do if you bury your face in them.

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After spamming romantic interations for a while Melon gets his girl.  They actually get along really well, I guess it helps that they are both Evil and Insane.

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Melon: Ugh, damn meet and great.

Magrat: I don’t have to go as well do I?

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Melon: grumble, grumble

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Melon: This frisbee is perfect for my plan.

What plan?

Melon: To play frisbee. What a stupid question.

He did not play frisbee.

Melon: How do you know, you don’t watch me all the time.

I am not even going to answer that.

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Back at the dorm Melon tries to bond with his housemates.  One of them is a plantsim! I have never seen one in game before so my reaction was ‘OMG A PLANT SIM! WANT ONE! WANT ONE!’

Melon: Quiet please! Can’t you see a great artist is at work here.

What great artist? Where?

Melon: Meanie

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Melon: Tada! This is how I see you!

Sharon: Yes, well..it’s um, er.. actually really good! *plus plus*

Melon: Thanks! See someone appreciates me.

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Melon: I’m tired I’ll just pull this bed down…

Bed: *THWAK!!*

ARGH MELON NO!!!

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Melon: I hate this bed, get rid of it.

*exhales* oh you’re still ok? thank the moons (I doubt if anyone will get this reference.)

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Melon: I’m not sure about ok. That bed did a number on my back.

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Melon recovers from the Murphy bed crushing and heads off the next day for his first day of classes.

Melon: She’s chasing after me, she totally wants a piece of Melon!

I can not believe you just said that.

Melon: 😀

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I removed the dreaded Murphy beds and claimed the room for Melon.  I added an easel as painting helps with the fine arts degree he is studying.  The sketches are Melon’s own work.  He is very proud of them.

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Singer: ‘Whenever, Whereever! We’re meant to be together!

(what I am actually listening to as I write this!)

Melon: For the love of all that is holy give me earplugs!

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Classes continued throughout the week. On the wednesday Melon had this lecture.  As you can see it is riveting stuff!

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This meanwhile is Magrat’s lesson.  I discovered she is studying business.  I like how they all set up near the toilets.  Many a failure and route fail were had during this lesson as normal library users tried to get to the toilets.

Note: The guy in the background with the green sweater is Richard Randall.  He is the sim I used as Nina’s husband in the Winterton Adoptacy.

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Back at the dorms Melon is improving his painting skill while listening to the cooking tabcast on the multitab.  Best download ever from sims 3 store, if you haven’t got it I suggest you do pronto.

At this time Melon and Magrat’s relationship reset to freinds. I was not happy and was not prepared to loose her to story progression so I moved her in.

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Travis: You are a feast for the eyes Magrat. How about you and me go out sometime.

Sharon: You know she’s taken, right?

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Magrat: Um, I’ll pass.  It’s, er, my turn to do the cleaning.

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The first thing she did after ditching Travis in the dinning room was to head up to the top floor to do a presentation.

Magrat: and this explains why my children will be the cutest this legacy will ever see.

I just hope that your genetics end up on the kids.  I want yellow babies please.

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This is Melon’s outdoor class. I am not sure exactly what they are all sketching but Melon ended up with a sketch of a puppy and something else that looks like one of those scribble patterns I used to do as a kid.

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Melon and Magrat got invited to a keg party where this happened a lot.

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At exams on the friday of the first week Magrat conjures a posioned apple and procedes to eat it before her next exam.  Naturally she passed out.  -5

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They both passed their exams.  Melon’s progress bar was maxed out and he was on the dean’s list so I wasn’t worried but Magrat’s bar was on half filled when she went into her first exam so I am surprised she passed.

Melon: Nailed it!

You have another week to get through.

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Magrat celebrates her pass by trying a trick shot with a gnome.

YellowGnome: This isn’t going to end well is it?

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Nope.

Magrat: OW my face, my beautiful face.

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Melon: Don’t worry I’ll will make it all better.  *eyebrow waggle*

Magrat: What do you have in mind?

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Melon: Celebratory woohoo of course.

They are so cute together.  😀

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Melon rolled a wish for a juice keg and Magrat is rarely away from it.

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Melon: Why do I have to get the alcoholic.

I think your over exaggerating there a bit, it is just juice after all.

Melon: You know as well as I do that is a lie.

That’s about it.  Part two of Melon’s uni adventure will be explored next time.

Torch Holders: 2

Every birth: (+5) 6 x 5 = 30

Life Time Wish Achievements: (+15) 0

Accidental Deaths: (-10) 0

Social Worker Visits: (-15) 0

Passing Out: (-5) 18 x 5 = 90

Each Sim that gets on Honor Roll/deans list: (+5) 3 x 5 = 15

Each Sim that failing school:  (-5) 0

Every 100,000 Simoleons : ( +20) 0

Fires: (-5) 2 x 5 + 10

Fights: (-5) 0

Self Wettings: (-5) 7 x 5 = 35

Each sim that reaches top of Career : (+10) 0

Total: -65

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11 thoughts on “Chapter 3.2 A Cute Couple

  1. Haha I wish that button said “love” instead of “like”
    “Melon: This frisbee is perfect for my plan.
    What plan?
    Melon: To play frisbee. What a stupid question.
    He did not play frisbee.” I laughed so hard at that! Poor Magrat, an alcoholic already! I’m so excited they got along so well from the start! And I can say I’ve never seen a plant sim in any of my games yet either. I didn’t even get one at university :(. I’ll find one! That’s my new objective.

    • Gah! And I forgot to comment on Teddy! he is adorable! He looks so happy and him in his little box reminds me of “if I fits, I sits” *snuggles him*

      • Teddy is happiest when he is either eating or playing in a box. He is easily pleased. I have some videos of him on youtube, i will put links on the hub at sometime.

    • Thanks ❤ I was so exicted when one of Melon's housemates was a plantsim. i looked plantsims up on sims wiki and she is a premade sim in the uni neughbourhood. I may have to send a sim to uni again to get me a plantsim.
      Magrat is great and so pretty! she pulls the greatest faces and is so random. I predict she will find the bar when they get back to the house.

      • Haha I’m so glad she’s not giving you too much trouble yet. I can’t wait to see their babies! I find it funny Magrat is taking business but she never was the type to sit around.

  2. HA HA so funny! Melon’s faces are brilliant! The frisbee thing, I laughed so hard at that! XD
    I liked the bed falling on him, I hate this beds too. I never use them in game. I have lost good sims to them 😥
    OMG Magrat is so pretty, I will definately check out the ISBI she is from. Can’t wait to see little Melon babies.
    The ‘thank the moons’ reference is from Skies of Arcadia right? I remember playing that on the Dreamcast. Such a beautiful game.
    What is the name of the Plantsim? I haven’t seen any in game.

    • Thanks ❤ Glad you are enjoying reading it.
      Those Murphy beds, I am not a lover of them. I have lost one sim to these beds. I was not happy but her ghost was a nice colour.
      I have been thinking about including sims from other legacies for a while and I am glad my first one is such a good one. 😀
      Yay someone got the reference! *does a happy dance* I wasn't sure if anyone would. It is very beautiful and still one of my fav games. I still love playing it.
      The plant sim is called Sharon Dorsey. She is a premade EA sim from the Uni town. I really want to include a plantsim in this legacy at some point so I may send future generations to uni.
      Babies will not appear until after the wedding I have planned for them. I already have their outfits picked out. Although neither of them will probably wear them!

  3. Melon is great! His face at the end cracked me up. XD
    Melon: She’s chasing after me, she totally wants a piece of Melon! I loved that line! And the frisbee bit, brilliant! XD.
    Magrat is so pretty. Don’t think I have got to her on Winters yet. I can’t wait to see there babies. Hope you get her skin colour.

    • Both Melon and Magrat pull the best faces. They are so fun to play. I thought of that line and it made me smile. Glad you liked it.
      I am hoping her genes come out in the babies. I haven’t got that far in game yet so it’s still an unknown.

  4. Ahahaha, yay Magrat!! It’s so awesome to see her here as I just loved her over at the Winters ISBI too XD Her and Melon make an excellent duo and I have to admit I can’t wait to see their kids together, haha.

    Such a great chapter! Between the frisbee, the murphy bed, and the great faces that both Melon and Magrat pulled, I was constantly entertained XD

    Also, your cat really is ADORABLE 😀 ❤

    • I can’t put into words how excited I was to have the opportunity to use her. I loved her in the Winters ISBI too. 😀
      Thanks, I was so worried when the bed smacked on him. It was a relief he was ok.

      Thanks, I am sure Teddy will be pleased to hear that. 😀

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