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11 things everyone who was addicted to The Sims knows to be true

*removes pool ladders while Sim is in the pool*

SIMS FEVER GRIPPED the children of Ireland in the mid-2000s and there was nothing any parent could do about it.

If you were one of the crowd of addicted Sim-players, you did all of these things.

This is the best music in the world

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Sims 1 music > everything on the charts right now.

Cheating is encouraged

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Needed to move your Sim into this dream house? Use a cheat.
Want to move the shower while your Sim is in it, just to giggle at them? Use a bloody cheat!

It was virtually impossible to get Sims to work on time

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Your Sim either go to the toilet, or eat. They can’t do both, or they’ll miss the car pool. Again.

And even harder not to lose the rag when this happened

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YOU CAN MOVE. OF COURSE YOU CAN MOVE. STOP BEING A DICK.

Sims could go from strangers to spouses to parents in just one Sim day

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It went something like this: Greet. Chat. Compliment. Back rub. Kiss. Kiss. Kiss. Kiss.

Then, the notification we so desired: “Should we have a baby?” Eh, we just met. But YEAH.

The frustration of knowing your Sim was about to set the house on fire AGAIN

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Better get them to improve their cooking skills by… reading a book. Because that makes sense.

There was no fear like the fear you felt when the burglar music came on

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OHGODOHGODOHGOD. I DIDN’T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO BUY A BURGLAR ALARM.

You picked up a few words of Simlish, much to your shame

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Beyond nerdy. Communsnala?

It was perfectly OK to trap Sims in tiny box rooms until they died of despair

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And take away the ladder while they were in the pool

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Look. Don’t even pretend you didn’t.

And if your computer crashed mid-play, it could be devastating

*shakes fist at puny 90s computers*

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