Two player mode
Go into freeplay mode (if there are two or more people in the house) or into the levels. Have the second player press [Start] and a bus appear if you are in the levels; or the second player will become one of the family members in freeplay mode. Note: In freeplay mode you need at least two Sims in the house to make this work.
Boosting a low budget
At Mom's house, Mimi's place, or Dudley's trailer, buy things until your budget drops below $100. Wait about an hour. When the phone rings, answer it. You will get free money. Repeat this as necessary.
To help raise motives in later levels, move back to Mom's house. The Artificial Love will make raising motives easier.
Go to work one day then skip work the next day to fill your motives. Note: Be careful; if you skip work two times in a row you can get fired.
Buy the Aromaster Windpuffer Gold aroma machine. Peppermint and Juniper increases Comfort. Lavender and Marjoram increases Fun. Juniper and Rosemary increases Energy. Rosemary and Peppermint increases Room.
While living with Mom, do not run out and get a job after you have completed the first few goals. Instead, stay around awhile and use that time to build skills. Mom will nag you, but just select "Okay" and keep doing everything else. Make sure to keep yourself happy and entertain/talk/joke with Mom to keep your relationship up to par. When you have your skills where you want them, move out. This will make things much easier. You will then be able to concentrate on your job and relationships, rather than skill building.
Notice that when you are at your Mom's house at the beginning, your Sim's energy and social do not go down, and will remain at the halfway point. Using this, you can raise your skills faster. First, have breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Then, use the toilet, take a bath, watch television for fun and comfort, then finally work on whatever skill you want. After repeating this routine before having breakfast, lunch, or dinner, clean up the plates. Do not call a maid or anything else, as it is a waste of money. For extra money, do creative skills on your paint set and sell your paintings when done. This will give you a lot of money when you are done with your skills. Do all goals except getting a job. Do not sleep or talk to your mom while doing this. When done with Cooking, Mechanical, Creative, and Charisma, buy a chess table for Logic. When you are done with those skills, sell the chess set (whole refund). Then, buy the weight lifting machine for the Body. When done with all skills, get a job and move out.
While waiting for your baby to become a child, you are not allowed to leave your house. This is a great time for building your skills up, improving your relationships for your career, and doing whatever needs done around the house.
To raise your Body skills much faster, work out on the Rock Climbing Wall. Your Sim will get Body points going up the wall and also when going down the wall.
To successfully gain skills, put fun in between your tasks, such as Study, Read, Study, Dance, Paint. Note: Do not them do dancing and watching television very long before going on to the next task.
If you have a lot of stats to improve (for example, 5 Body and 4 Mech), move to your Mom's house and stay there for a while. The bus will not come for work, and you will not get fired. You now have time to raise your stats. Also invite your friends over and keep your relations up if needed. If you get your stats up, keep friends, and stay connected, you can move out in a week (Sim time) or later and continue with your life.
In free play mode, create the Sim(s) you are going to use, but only as kids. Move them into any lot. Enter the house, then press [Start] to save and quit. Next, go back to Free street where you have the family you are going to use and evict them. Then, go to "Edit Family" and edit the kids you created. You can now raise all of their personality points. Make them adults and dress them however desired. Then, move them into a lot where you want them to live. If you look at their skills, they will already have some.
Completing all goals
If you want to complete all the goals (the goals besides getting promoted to) do not fill up all your stats(Body, Cooking, etc.) at the start. This is because you will go through the levels very quickly and will not have time to do the other goals. Instead, at the start just fill Body, because your energy only goes halfway down; and Creative, so you can throw a great party.
To always have a good Fun rating, buy the Aromaster and place it in your Sims bedroom. Each time your Sim goes to bed, turn it onto the second selection, "Lavendar & Marjoram". This will boost your Fun meter while your Sim sleeps. You need to have at least 150 Simoleans in order to run the Aromaster. Also, if you get robbed, the Aromaster will be one of the first things stolen; have a burglar alarm in place.
Unlock social options
To unlock most social options, become friends with the Sims. For example, when you be friends with Randy you will unlock "French Kiss" and with Paisly you could unlock "Spank Booty". Each Sim has there own social option to unlock when you become their family friend.
Invite a friend over, then get into a hot tub, preferably the Love Tub. Then, ask a friend to join you. When he or she gets in, place items around the Love Tub. The Sims will not be able to leave, and will keep talking to each other.
Get married when possible, then instead of getting the friends you need to get a promotion with your Sim, get the friends with the Sim you are married to. The relationship that the Sim you are married to has with other Sims never decreases. You can get friends and not have to worry about keeping them.
Having a baby
Your Sims must be married and the Love Bed must be unlocked. Pick your female Sim and tell her to "Sleep". Then, bring the male Sim and tell him to "Play In Bed". After you finish, kiss her and you will be asked if you would like to have a baby. Note: Your relationship must be 100%.
If you need to have a baby as part of a goal, in free play mode make a family with just a male (if playing a female) or a female (if playing a male). Then, make them have a child. Save them, then move them in on 3 Free Street. Build a small nice house then go back under your Sim that need to do this goal. Have him or her get in love and then marry. Make sure this is the last goal that you need.. This way, you can just move out and move on with the game. When you move in with the next family and view your goals, "Get married" and "Raise a baby to child" will be already be checked.
Use the following trick to have a baby on a low budget. If you have not unlocked the Vibrating Bed, use this instead. Tell your Sim to call your mate over. Then give them a gift, kiss them, hug them, then kiss them again. You have to do this immediately. That means they must be lined up at the top. You can do this without being married. Your Friendship meter must be high.
To successfully complete the Jock career, you need to have all Body points, 4 Cooking points, and 5 Charisma points. You will also need six friends. A quick way to complete this is go to Mom's house and buy something to work your body (for example, a treadmill, pool, etc.);a bookshelf or something similar to the gourmet cooking stove; and something for your charisma (for example, a microphone or a mirror). Do that, then build your skills and move to the different houses so you can complete a goal and unlock something. You will eventually get to Malcolm's mansion.
Career for completing the game faster
To complete the game much faster and easier, start it with the Mad Scientist career. Work on your Mechanical and some Body skills, then after completing that career, get a new job in the Counter Culture career. Work on your Cooking and Charisma skills. While doing these careers, you can stock up on the "important" skills. For example, you must work on your Mechanical and some body Skills in the Mad Scientist career so you can get full bars for those, full bars of Cooking for the Counter Culture career, and Charisma for both.
In Bustin' Out mode, you can skip work by moving back into Mom's house. While you live with Mom, the bus will not arrive, and you do not have to work. This is useful if things are not going so well and you need some time to "restore" your Sim.
In Bustin' Out mode, you can skip work by changing jobs before the bus arrives. Later, you can just change back to your old job. This is useful if you are about to get fired. Note: You will only get fired if you skip work two or three times in a row.
It is easy to lose your job when you do not go to work for two or three days. When this happens you will get a phone call saying that you have been fired. Even if you do not answer the phone, a message will appear stating that you lost your job. Your Sim will be unemployed, but it will not be the end of the game. Getting fired gives you a chance to raise your Sim's motives, build some missing skills, or make more friends to help you advance in your career when you start your job again. However, when you get your job back you must start at the same slot that you were before. This means you are going to have to work hard again to get promoted and be able to move out.
In Bustin' Out mode, the people who you live with (who you can control) cannot get fired. If you want them to stay home, just let them. This can be very useful if you need them to clean up, or need them to do some other things.
If you do not want to keep a job, use this strategy. Stay with your mom to raise your skills then get a job. Make sure that you raise Creativity, Mechanical, and Cooking (slightly), because those are most important skills. Get a job, and if desired, get promotions to unlock places. When you get to a place that you think would suit you do not go to work. You will lose your job and perhaps a skill point, but you will keep playing. Since you already unlocked the places, you may now work on the necessary things. If your creativity and mechanical are at 10 (Logic also) you can make gnomes, sculptures, and mutant plants that will help you gain money. Once you have full skills in everything, work on making friends. Then, get a job and complete the other goals. This will enable you to unlock everything.
Enable the "Cheat Gnome" and "Raise motives" codes. Select the Cheat Gnome and choose the "Fill all motives" cheat. Repeat as needed. You will then never actually "have" to sleep.
Use the following trick if you want to take the day off and control another Sim, and do not want to mess with it. When your roommates go to work, leave and return after the time they come back from work. You will be able to live alone. Alternately, you can build a small room in the back yard, with a door. Go into it, call the other person over, and leave once they get there. Then, go to build mode and delete the door.
Catch a robber
Enable the "All objects unlocked" code. Buy a motion sensor alarm and place at your front door on the wall. If you have a backdoor, do same thing there. This security costs only 300 Simoleons, instead of buying walls at the corner of your street and putting burglar alarms there.
Build a wall at each corner of the map that a burglar can approach from and place a burglar alarm at every wall. The burglar will be caught before entering the house.
When you first move in to someone's house, buy the Sims home alarm systems and put them on both sides of the doors, outside. This will stop the robbers from getting anywhere near your possessions.
Get rid of annoying Mom
At the beginning of Busting' Out mode, you will start out living with Mom. She will keep talking and say things like "What did I do to deserve this?" or "When are you going to find a job?" She will keep saying things and will not allow you to play without interruptions. To avoid this, Enable the "All socials unlocked" code, then take your Mom to the back of her house. Hypnotize her, walk away, then put a wall around her. That will take care of her. However, when you move out she will wake up. You must take her somewhere quiet so that if you make noise with a radio or television she will not wake up.
Get a bigger room
When at Dudley's trailer, go to the master bedroom. Then, sell the door that leads to the smaller room so that there is just a wall. Next, make a door at the top right corner so that there is a place you could walk into the smaller room. Then, decorate both rooms' wallpaper and carpet to be the same and you will have a bigger room.
Make a meal, then call your potential mate over. Sit down and eat with them. When you are done, let him or her use the bathroom. While they are doing that, watch TV then have him or her join you. When they get up, propose.
Eat dinner with someone. They will use the bathroom. While they are in there, watch television. When they leave, highlight them and the "Propose" option should appear. You can also have a baby with this person by getting the Love Tub. Mimi or Dudley are the best choices, because they will pay all the bills.
When you get the "Propose" social, serve a meal. Invite your lover over and have them get a plate of food. They will go to the restroom then go swimming. When they get out, propose. Note: You must have a pool before they get to your house.
Raising a baby
When you have a baby, do not play with it ever, as it does nothing. If you feed it then sing, it will stop crying for a couple of hours.
Buy the telescope and use it until you get two skill points. Your Sim will be abducted and disappear. It will reappear some hours later, with different stats.
Use the following trick to never have to fix a broken Aromaster. Save the game before you turn it on. If it breaks, quit the game without saving and resume from your saved game. Instead of turning it on again, sell it then buy it again.
While living at the Pentagon, you must stop the protesters. Go to Club Rubb and wait until Mona or Bing call and invite everyone to the party. After Mona or Bing says, "Let's get this party started. We need to raise funds for the antiwar fund", attack either Mona or Bing. This should unlock the Toy Parrot.
Contaminating sports at Shiny Things Labs
To find out where contaminating spores are coming from when living at Shiny Things Labs, visit the Goth Manor and steal a fern. This will unlock the Giant Fern.
At the beginning of the game, you will be standing in a place where people are dancing and music is playing. All of a sudden, a puff of smoke will appear. A Sim of the opposite sex will appear from the smoke. A message will appear, stating something about kissing the Sim that just appeared on the cheek. The Sim you are supposed to kiss will whistle at you, trying to get you to kiss him or her. Your Sim does not kiss the other Sim automatically. If you do not want to kiss the Sim, press [R] to speed up time. More messages will appear about kissing the sim or stating that the daydream will be over soon. After a few quick minutes in the game, another puff of smoke appears. This time, your mom appears from the smoke. She will ask you to stop daydreaming and say that Malcolm is taking your scooter. After that happens, the daydream ends and you begin the game. Also, during the "Daydream Sequence" if you do not want to be near the Sim you have to kiss, move away by using the "Go Here" queue. However, when you move, the other Sim will just follow you. Note: When you are in the "Daydream Sequence", you cannot interact with anything. The only thing you can interact with is the Sim you must kiss.
Eliminating Senator Landgrabb
To eliminate Malcolm, you invite him over while you are raising a child. Keep him around until your baby cries.
Buy a wall or fence and trap him until he gives up.
Finding the Goth's fern
In order to get the Goth's fern back, you must be living in the Goth's house. Then, visit Dudley's house. When you go to the very back of his house you will see and old broken down car, and a fern that is close to it. Select the fern and choose the "Steal Fern" option. A window will appear, and Dudley will tell you that he was just borrowing the fern. Go back to the Goth's house and a window will appear, with Bella saying something about how it figures that it was Dudley who took the fern.
Finding the Sci-Fi script
Go to the Shiny Things lab and talk to the brain in the jar.
Finding a neighbor with candelabras
To find the candelabras, enable all the social options. Do Romantic Kiss on Mortimer if your Sim is female or your wife if your Sim is male.
Framing Malcolm at Pixel Acres
You first need to unlock the Synthesizer and the Pixel Booty Song. Then, move into Pixel Acres. Buy a Synthesizer, make food, throw a party, and invite Malcolm over. Then, play the Pixel Booty Song on the Synthesizer. A cop should appear from the bushes and arrest Malcolm.
Getting the Pixel Booty Song
Go to Goth Manor and play the synthesizer. You accomplish two goals, which are "Find out the Ghost problem" and "Getting the Pixel Booty Song".
Score a red pool table
When you are living at Tinsel Bluffs, visit Club Rubb and play pool with Bing. This will unlock the pool table.
Find and shut down the hackers
At The Octagon, visit the Shiny Things Lab and select the first computer at the front of the lab. Select "Steal Computer" and it will confirm that the mission is complete.
Find and destroy bio-weapons
While living at the Octagon, visit Goth Manor and select the incubator. Then, choose "Destroy Bio-Weapons".
Find someone interested in Chase's secret formula
While living at Pixel Acres, visit Shiny Things Lab and use the "Tell Secrets" interaction on Makino or Vaughn.
Making sure Mimi's OK
Go to Mimi's house. She will tell you that she has made a mess around the house and for you to clean up. Then she will tell you a secret. Once you have picked up all the mess you should be rewarded with a car.
When you live with Mimi, make sure to hire the maid to come everyday before you move out. When you are living at Studio 8, skip work one day and visit Mimi to clean up her mess. Normally, this would seem nearly impossible to do in one visit. However if the maid is there, she will clean most of it for you, and you will still get the car as a reward.
Get through Dudley's party
When you are staying at the gym your roommates will want you to go over Dudley's Trailer to party. Move out of the gym and move in with Dudley. While you are there, serve breakfast/lunch/dinner and have Dudley order pizza. Then, move out of his house and back into the gym. When you visit Dudley's Trailer, food will be already laid out on the table. Before you move out of Dudley's Trailer, buy a bigger table and lots of chairs to seat the guests. Then when you visit Dudley's Trailer for the party, eat and talk to at least five party guests to make your relationship with them above five points. If this does not work, talk to more guest or see if your relationship went down by some points.
Get through the Rocket Gnome party
At Shiny Things Lab, you will need all Mechanical skills. Then, make five Rocket Gnomes. Put them all outside then launch all five.
Throw the ultimate DJ dance party
All you need is the dance floor. Have one person spin on the DJ Booth and another person dance on the floor. Then, have that person ask everyone, but the person who is spinning, to join in the dancing. It will take about fifteen minutes in Sim time. You will unlock the Q3 Recliner.
To throw the ultimate DJ dance Party at Club Rubb, select the phone and go all the way to the bottom to "Throw Party". When your guests arrive, in about thirty seconds, one of the Sims will say something. After that, choose the DJ Booth and "Spin". Then the Sim who said something before will say, "Club Rubb is Da Booommmmbbbbbb!". It will confirm that the goal is complete.
To throw the ultimate DJ dance party while living at Club Rubb, you must have somebody with 8 or more Creativity. "Spin" on the DJ stand and get five people dancing at the same time. To do this, raise your Creativity skill, "spin" at the DJ stand, then switch to Mona or Bing and have them dance at the dance floor. Then, select all the guests and choose "Join". After about ten minutes Sim time, somebody will say, "Club Rubb Is Da Booooooooooommmmmmbbbbbb!!", which indicates that the mission is complete.
Find out what is going on at Toane's Gym
When you are at Tinsel Bluffs you must complete this goal. Go to Toane's Gym and do three triple back flips on the diving board. You will unlock the Wicked Breeze Outdoor Shower.
Muscle the Muscle at the Gym
While you are living at Tinsel Bluffs, go to Toane's gym and attack someone.
Seduce someone at Casa Caliente
When living at Pixel Acres, visit Casa Caliente and select the love rug "Relax". Then make a Sim of the opposite sex join. Talk for awhile on the rug, and you will soon kiss. Note: You need to like the person 100% or else it will not work.
Show off some Club Rubb moves at Studio 8
Enable the "Raise motives" code, then go to the car and select "Visit". Then, select "Studio 8". When you are at Studio 8 go to someone and select "Breakdance". If this is not unlocked, then use the "All socials unlocked" code. You will then get awarded the light. This will work regardless of whether they turn their back and do not like you.
Change minds at Studio 8
When you have to go to Studio 8 to change their minds about scientist, go to Artie and hypnotize him. The mission will now be complete.
Solve the ghost problem at Goth Manor
You must be living at Pixel Acres. Then, go to Goth Manor and play the TumulTech "Sim-Phony" Synthesizer. Once you do this, your goal is now complete. Also when you do this, you will get the Pixel Booty Song.
Stop protesters at The Octagon
Go to Club Rubb and attack Mona or Bing. This will unlock the Parrot.
Throw an art opening
When you move to Studio 8, one of the goals is to throw an art opening. In order for the art opening to be successful, you have to purchase a Sculpting Block and sculpt it first. Then, have the party and it will be successful. However, before you can purchase the Sculpting Block, you must complete the goal that will give you access to it.
Bring all the art and sculptures from out back into the studio. Arrange them however desired, then buy a cooler in buy mode (miscellaneous). Go to phone and throw a party.
A very easy way to make the art opening successful at "Studio 8" is to delete one section (square) of the wall that separates the art room from the kitchen. You will even made a few Simoleons in the process.
In order to throw an art opening in Studio 8 you need to let Charity sculpt either before or during the party.
Enable the "All objects" code. Buy a dance floor and put a stereo by it. Then, buy a sculpting block and put it in the art room. Next, have your Sims throw a party. This should be an easy and successful way to throw an art opening.
Help with outsider art
This is a Casa Caliente mission. Just go to Studio 8 and use the easel to paint a picture.
Mission Classified: Eliminate Senator Landgrabb
First, you need to be at The Octagon. Make sure you have the Miss Gyrotic (obtained after you unlock it at the skill building menu at the buy/build menu). Go to the phone and call Malcolm over. Once he is there, go to the Miss Gyrotic and program it for defense. The robot will appear and go after Malcolm.
When a plant is dead, do not throw it away. You can sell the dead plant for as much as a new plant costs.
Plants in house
If you want plants in your house, keep the wall open in build mode and put the plants in. Then, close up the wall.
Hot tub in house
Delete one wall in your room then put in a hot tub. Then, close up the wall.
Kinetic Gnome and Flamingo limit
When your Creativity bar has reached its peak, use the workbench with the tank on it to build Kinetic Gnome and Flamingos. However, after you have built a certain amount, you will not be able to select it again. Either sell or launch them to build more.
When you go to a house and do not have much money, trade in all the wallpaper and buy the cheap version. You can get a good amount of money. You can do the same thing with the tile.
When you move into a house, sell all the wallpaper and tiles. Then, change the tiles to grass and the wallpaper to nothing.
Instead of working, you can get a workbench from the "Building Skills" section in buy mode. When your Mechanical skill is at its best, you will get 100 Simoleons for each gnome you make. It only takes about five seconds to make each gnome, and you can make about thirteen gnomes at once. Note: Your Sim will only make gnomes when in a good mood.
To get lots of money, enter buy mode and sell the paintings. Some of them are worth a couple thousand Simoleons.
When you get the Tesla Coil, go on it and wait until it gives off an electric bolt. Then, go to the Build/Buy menu. Select and sell the electric bolt for 50 Simoleons.
When you move out of a house (for example, Dudley's Trailer) sell all of his stuff except the toilet, shower, bed, and refrigerator. The Sim will survive, and you will make a lot of money.
When at Mom's House, Mimi's Place, or Dudley's Trailer, buy things until your profit goes below 100 Simoleons. Wait about an hour. You will get a phone call and receive free money. Repeat this as necessary. Then, before you move out, sell everything that you bought. You will then end up leaving with more money than you started with.
Note: This trick requires a Game Boy Advance and a link cable. During game play, plug the Game Boy Advance into the Gamecube and turn it on. You will unlock the game cabinet. With the Game Boy Advance still linked and on, click on the game cabinet and play one of the games. The game that gives you the most money is Petri Dish. Note: While playing the game do not fast forward time or press [Start] on the Game Boy Advanced; also, after you have finished the game do not turn off the Game Boy Advance. After you finish the game, your Sim will act as if he or she just won, and you will gain the number of Simoleons you acquired. You can get more money doing by this rather than going to work.
Buy the mechanical object that costs the most money. When you produce a ball of Blue Lightning, pause game play and go to buy mode. Then, sell it for 50 Simoleons.
When you move into a new house, Malcolm always comes in and steals his items back and you can do the same thing. Once moved into the house, press [Start] and go to the "Buy" section. Flick the "C-stick " and the game will allow you to move items that are already within the house. Once you select an item, an icon that reads "Sell" will appear. Select "Sell" and the selling price will be added to your account. You can sell everything in the house and the tenants will not get mad. Make sure you leave essential things such as bed, bathroom, kitchen items ,etc. or the tenants will get mad. When you leave, the people will not ask for money back. Continue to sell all your friend's items for free money. Note: When you get to Malcolm's Mansion, he runs off, and you own the mansion, sell all his items and you will have a little over 70,000 Simoleons in your account.
If you want to buy things without actually losing money, go to buy mode, buy whatever desired, place what you bought wherever you want it to be, then select your vehicle and choose "Move out".T he residents of the place you are at will pay you back for whatever you bought. Move to any random place, then move back to where you originally were. You can keep doing this many times as desired. Note: You still need enough money to buy the item -- this trick just lets you get your money back while keeping the item. This of course does not work on other expenditures, such as food, money, and bills.
Build up your logic skills and then buy a Gene Genie Incubator and create a mutant. Feed the mutant until it gets bigger, then sell the mutant for 500 Simoleons.
In free play mode, evict the Tutti or Frutti family, then and go to "Edit Family". Select one of the families and customize it. You will have 36,000 Simoleons.
When using the Tesla Coil, pause game play, You can sell the lighting balls for 50 Simoleons each.
Easy house improvements
When you are trying to improve a house, upgrade everything to the highest possible level. If you run out of money, move out (they will repay you), then move back in. This will upgrade the house so that your Sim can live comfortably and you will not lose any money.
When creating your Sim in a new game (Bustin' Out mode) or creating a family (Free Play mode), rotate your Sim until he or she is facing directly at the mirror behind them. Once done, your Sim (if a male) will bend down to the mirror, take his hand, and rub his chin smiling. If it is a female, she will turn her body sideways and look at herself in the mirror.
To make time go by faster than "double time" (from pressing [R] ) when sleeping, control another Sim in the house and make them go to sleep. If both Sims are sleeping, time will go by much quicker.
Changing personality when creating your Sim
When your changing your Sims personality, they will give you a little demonstration of how they would react to other Sims. For example, if you change their personality of a girl Sim and you select "Active", she will jump and dance as Mimi does on a "Bounce My Booty Dance Floor" at a party.
Quickly kill Sims
Purchase a high diving board in free play mode. You do not have to place it over the pool. Position it over the patio. The Sims will jump onto the tile and smack their face into the ground. If you purchase a glass coffee table, you can place it under the diving board. When the Sim jumps from the diving board, they will do a face plant into the glass table and immediately die. The Grim Reaper will not even appear; they will just turn into a tombstone.
Kill Sims with mutant plant
Buy an Incubator from the skill point raising items in buy mode. Then, have your Sim incubate a mutant plant. Next, feed and water the mutant plant until it grows then stop watering it. If you watch it, the plant will eventually get hungry and thirsty (a thought bubble will appear above it). Wait about a day longer then have your Sim stand in front of the plant. If the plant is hungry enough, it will either attack your Sim or eat your Sim whole.
Kill Sims with fire
In free play mode, when you have a grill, place wooden chairs and a wooden table near it. Then, have one of the Sims cook on the grill (or more if it does not work). A fire will start. Have your Sim move toward the flames. If you want to see a show, do not call the fire department or extinguish the fire. Your Sim will then start to burn with the other Sims around watching screaming and crying in terror. The body will collapse to the ground. The grim reaper will appear and walk to the body. The body will turn into a tomb stone and remains there until you sell it.
Hint Moving objects other than furniture
Use the following trick when newspapers, or sometimes empty plates are in your way. Press [Start], then choose "Buy" or "Build". Select the newspaper or plate and move it instead of waiting for your Sim to put it inside, or throw it away. This does not always work on every plate, and only rarely works with pizza boxes.
When in free play mode, study cooking before you try to cook.
Cheap fire alarm
If you do not have the time to study Cooking and do not want to buy a Fire Alarm, do the following. When your Sim is hungry and needs to cook, save the game before doing so. If a fire starts, press [Start] and quit without saving. The fire will not be saved and it will be as if it had never happened. You can also do this with other things such as burglars, getting fired, etc.
Change scooter color
If you do not like the color of the scooter that is given to you, select the scooter and choose "Repaint". Your scooter color will change.
Bark like a dog
Start spinning on the Abdominator and your Sim will begin barking like a dog.
Splinter Cell reference
When your making your Sim, if you remain idle about five minutes, a character that resembles Sam from the Splinter Cell will try to enter your house, but ultimately smashes his head in the window.