History ShoutOut / TheSims

25th Nov '16 11:01:41 AM nombretomado
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* One of the jobs in the adventurer career track is [[AustinPowers "Multi-Regional Sim of Some Question."]]

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* One of the jobs in the adventurer career track is [[AustinPowers [[Film/AustinPowers "Multi-Regional Sim of Some Question."]]
12th Nov '16 9:47:30 PM watchfullkittycat32
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* There are mermaids named Triton King and Mia Azul who look like [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid King Triton and Ariel. If a Sim explores a cave, a few messages may tell them that they found a dinglehopper or "How many wonders can one cavern hold?"]]
22nd Sep '16 9:03:33 PM nombretomado
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** TV shows on the SBN (Sim Broadcasting Network) include: Not-Oprah, Pseudo-Series/{{Survivor}}, Un-ER, and the Pleasant twins in some kind of [[BeverlyHills90210 generic teen drama.]]

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** TV shows on the SBN (Sim Broadcasting Network) include: Not-Oprah, Pseudo-Series/{{Survivor}}, Un-ER, and the Pleasant twins in some kind of [[BeverlyHills90210 [[Series/BeverlyHills90210 generic teen drama.]]
12th Sep '16 5:07:54 PM WillyFourEyes
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[[folder:Base game/Unclassified]]

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[[folder:Base game/Unclassified]]Game/Unclassified]]



* And the "Bethany and Miranda" painting, which shows a little girl hugging Death, which will surely delight Literature/{{Discworld}} fans.
* One of the Large Paintings you can make is undoubtedly an alien done in the style of {{Spore}}.
* Also in the painting section, you can find a movie poster featuring a clear TheBreakfastClub {{Expy}}.

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* And the "Bethany and Miranda" painting, which shows a little girl hugging Death, which will surely delight Literature/{{Discworld}} ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' fans.
* One of the Large Paintings you can make is undoubtedly an alien done in the style of {{Spore}}.
''VideoGame/{{Spore}}''.
* Also in the painting section, you can find a movie poster featuring a clear TheBreakfastClub ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'' {{Expy}}.



* The icons for the Workaholic-only Likes Work/Missing Work moodlets are a [[TheRedStapler red stapler.]]

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* The icons for the Workaholic-only Likes Work/Missing Work moodlets are a [[TheRedStapler red red]] [[Film/OfficeSpace stapler.]]



** Toddlers can also read [[GreenEggsandHam Bluish Eggs with a Side of Pastrami]] and [[GreenEggsandHam Frank I'm Not]].

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** Toddlers can also read [[GreenEggsandHam [[Literature/GreenEggsAndHam Bluish Eggs with a Side of Pastrami]] and [[GreenEggsandHam [[Literature/GreenEggsAndHam Frank I'm Not]].



* When writing a novel, two of the default Sci-Fi titles are [[EndersGame "Blender's Fame"]] and [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour "1948".]]
* Another default title when writing a novel is "2000 Glorious Moons," a reference to Khaled Housseni's "A Thousand Splendid Suns."
* If your sim is new to the medical career, he/she can be pushed into a garbage bin by the evil [[Series/{{Scrubs}} janitor]].

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* When writing a novel, two of the default Sci-Fi titles are [[EndersGame "Blender's Fame"]] ''[[Literature/EndersGame Blender's Fame]]'' and [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour "1948".]]
''[[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1948]].''
* Another default title when writing a novel is "2000 Glorious Moons," a reference to Khaled Housseni's "A Hosseini's ''A Thousand Splendid Suns."
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* If your sim Sim is new to the medical Medical career, he/she can be pushed into a garbage bin by the evil [[Series/{{Scrubs}} janitor]].



* An opportunity for writers is to write a science-fiction book, the tittle of the opportunity is [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries "To Boldly Go"]]

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* An opportunity for writers is to write a science-fiction book, the tittle of the opportunity is [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries "To Boldly Go"]]Go"]].



** Also, leave any form of it in a Sim's inventory for a significant time and they get a moodlet ([[spoiler:Visceroidal Nausea]]) with special flavor text that furthers the shout out.

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** Also, leave any form of it in a Sim's inventory for a significant time and they get a moodlet ([[spoiler:Visceroidal Nausea]]) with special flavor text that furthers the shout out.shout-out.



* The Time Machine has a few. One that stand out is that, when traveling to the future, you can get a message about your sim arriving amidst a big crowd, but that nobody noticed your sim because everybody was cheering about a [[Franchise/MassEffect shepherd that saved the galaxy from an ancient god-machine]].

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* The Time Machine has a few. One that stand stands out is that, when traveling to the future, you can get a message about your sim arriving amidst a big crowd, but that nobody noticed your sim because everybody was cheering about a [[Franchise/MassEffect shepherd that saved the galaxy from an ancient god-machine]].



* One of the vampires in the Bridgeport neighborhood is called [[{{Twilight}} Belisama]] Hemlock, which sounds similar to the protagonist of a certain teen-novel series.

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* One of the vampires in the Bridgeport neighborhood is called [[{{Twilight}} [[Literature/{{Twilight}} Belisama]] Hemlock, which sounds similar to the protagonist of a certain teen-novel series.



* The zombies have an odd habit of [[VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies destroying your garden]] and [[{{Thriller}} dancing like it's 1982]]. (As with the Tiberium example above, EA owns both Franchise/TheSims and VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies.)

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* The zombies have an odd habit of [[VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies destroying your garden]] and [[{{Thriller}} [[Music/{{Thriller}} dancing like it's 1982]]. (As with the Tiberium example above, EA owns both Franchise/TheSims ''Franchise/TheSims'' and VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies.''VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies''.)



* The new neighbourhood is called Series/{{Moonlight}} Falls, which sounds a lot like [[{{TheVampireDiaries}} Mystic Falls]]
* Among the new households there are [[Series/{{Charmed}} three witch-sisters]], [[{{Expy}} Chester]] [[{{Literature/Twilight}} Swain]] and his supernatural-curious daughter [[{{CaptainObvious}} Bailey]], [[{{AlliterativeName}} Marigold Maldano]], [[{{TrueBlood}} an orphan who lives in her deceased grandmother's house and recently discovered her fairy ancestry]], the [[AccidentalMisnaming Durwood]] family, involving [[Series/{{Bewitched}} a pair of parents, the mother of which is a witch, their two children, and the mother's mother, who does not like her son-in-law]], and Chauncey {{Grimm}}, who slowly blunders into his ancestors' fairy tales. One of the "Roomies" households consists of [[Series/BeingHumanUK a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire.]]

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* The new neighbourhood is called Series/{{Moonlight}} Falls, which sounds a lot like [[{{TheVampireDiaries}} [[Series/TheVampireDiaries Mystic Falls]]
* Among the new households there are [[Series/{{Charmed}} three witch-sisters]], witch-sisters]]; [[{{Expy}} Chester]] [[{{Literature/Twilight}} Swain]] and his supernatural-curious daughter [[{{CaptainObvious}} [[CaptainObvious Bailey]], [[{{AlliterativeName}} [[AlliterativeName Marigold Maldano]], [[{{TrueBlood}} [[Series/TrueBlood an orphan who lives in her deceased grandmother's house and recently discovered her fairy ancestry]], the [[AccidentalMisnaming Durwood]] family, involving [[Series/{{Bewitched}} a pair of parents, the mother of which is a witch, their two children, and the mother's mother, who does not like her son-in-law]], and Chauncey {{Grimm}}, Series/{{Grimm}}, who slowly blunders into his ancestors' fairy tales. One of the "Roomies" households consists of [[Series/BeingHumanUK a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire.]]



* One spell turns wardrobes into [[{{Narnia}} portals]].

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* One spell turns wardrobes into [[{{Narnia}} [[Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia portals]].



* The face in the Magic Mirror looks like the one from {{Shrek}} (itself a Shout Out to Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs).

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* The face in the Magic Mirror looks like the one from {{Shrek}} WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} (itself a Shout Out to Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs).



* The Cowboy Angel painting's description is a reference to the song ''Ghost Riders in the Sky''

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* The Cowboy Angel painting's description is a reference to the song ''Ghost Riders in the Sky''Sky''.



* If you use the cheat 'buydebug' you can purchase an alien 'car', the description of which references Star Trek.

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* If you use the cheat 'buydebug' you can purchase an alien 'car', the description of which references Star Trek.''Star Trek''.



** The Sci Fi adventure comes up with a popup saying 'Blasters on stun'. An obvious shout out to Star Trek as they often said 'Phasers on stun' before beaming down into a dangerous situation.

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** The Sci Fi adventure comes up with a popup saying 'Blasters on stun'. An obvious shout out to Star Trek ''Franchise/StarTrek'' as they often said 'Phasers on stun' before beaming down into a dangerous situation.



* In The Sims: Medieval, the Made a Few Simoles moodlet text reads "Boy, what a sound! How you love to hear that money clink! That beautiful sound of cold, hard cash!" Almost verbatim Lucy from ''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas''.

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* In The Sims: Medieval, the Made a Few Simoles moodlet text reads "Boy, what a sound! How you love to hear that money clink! That beautiful sound of cold, hard cash!" Almost verbatim Lucy from ''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas''.''WesternAnimation/ACharlieBrownChristmas''.

!The Sims FreePlay
* Achievements:
** Proclaimer!: Drive a total of 500 miles.[[note]]from The Proclaimers' "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles).[[/note]]
** [[Series/BeverlyHills90210 Sim Town 90210]]: Have a town worth 12,000,000 Simoleons.
** [[Film/TheKarateKid Wax On... and Wax Off]]: Have a pre-teen Sim get a Blue and Black belt in Karate, respectively.
** [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} Hello, Newman]]: Have a Sim with 1 [[SitcomArchNemesis nemesis]].
** [[Film/AustinPowers Dr. Evil!]]: Have a town worth 1,000,000 Simoleons.
6th Aug '16 5:24:43 PM Yinyang107
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* The zombies have an odd habit of [[VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies destroying your garden]] and [[{{Thriller}} dancing like it's 1982]].

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* The zombies have an odd habit of [[VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies destroying your garden]] and [[{{Thriller}} dancing like it's 1982]]. (As with the Tiberium example above, EA owns both Franchise/TheSims and VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies.)



* Several of the Future Tech appliances are labeled [[Series/DoctorWho Tardisian]].

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* Several of the Future Tech appliances are labeled as being from [[Series/DoctorWho Tardisian]].Tardisian]] Industries.
* When randomizing a new Plumbot's name, suggestions include, among others, [[Franchise/StarTrek Data, Loar]], [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Optimus Even]], [[Film/THX1138 X-1338]], [[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} 2B-OrNot-2B]], [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Ausem-O]], [[Film/ShortCircuit Johnathan 5]], [[Series/RedDwarf Kryten]], [[Literature/IRobot I, PLumbot]], [[Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Marvin P.A.]], [[Film/IronMan J.A.R.V.I.X.]], [[Literature/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey P.A.L. 9000]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} The Manwitch, B3ND4R]], [[Franchise/StarWars P-3C0]] and [[Series/{{Lost}} 4 8 15 16 23]].
5th Aug '16 10:39:36 AM dracogeorge
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* The Cowboy Angel painting's description is a reference to the song ''Ghost Riders in the Sky''
11th Jul '16 11:40:22 AM simsam114
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* The [[Literature/HarryPotter Prisoner of Azkalamp]].

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* The [[Literature/HarryPotter Prisoner of Azkalamp]].Azkalamp]] is the name of a cheap outdoor light in The Sims 2.
7th Jul '16 6:13:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* Oasis Landing is chock full of references, really. There's a [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Bannister family]], two unrelated families that contain little [[Franchise/StarWars Leina and Loki]] (and there's also [[TheObiWan Bennet Obi]], who lives alone), the [[Series/{{Castle}} Castle family]], a female homeless sim named [[Film/TheFifthElement Samantha Loo]]...

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* Oasis Landing is chock full of references, really. There's a [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Bannister family]], two unrelated families that contain little [[Franchise/StarWars Leina and Loki]] (and there's also [[TheObiWan Bennet Obi]], Obi, who lives alone), the [[Series/{{Castle}} Castle family]], a female homeless sim named [[Film/TheFifthElement Samantha Loo]]...
13th Jun '16 10:54:19 AM jccw227
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** The books about baking are written by [[Franchise/TheMuppets Bill Barretta, Frank Oz and The Swedish Chef.]]
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