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The Hamilton Family

Left to right: Aglaya, Marylena, Pavel

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This happened about 5 minutes after the photo was taken.

(Don’t worry, Pavel left the room.)

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It’s a little harder to get a shot of all the dogs together, but they did a fairly good job of posing. The puppies are Max and Lissa, the brown dog is Violet, and the gray one is Grimalkin.

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Aglaya got fat at the new food court, so she had to work off that flapjack belly. She spent much of the day on the exercise bike while Marylena and Pavel were at work and school.

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Time for the puppies to grow up!

Max looks exactly like Grimalkin.

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Lissa, however, is a very lovely blend of both parents.

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Pavel brought his cousin Akilina home from school, and they had a nice outing.

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Mieszko Kozlow, a new teen resident of Willow Valley, also stopped by.

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It seems Mieszko’s house wasn’t furnished yet, so Aglaya invited him to use their shower.

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Since she didn’t want to continue to have 4 dogs in the house, Aglaya sold Max to LaShawn Cameron.

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Pavel gave Lissa to Mieszko, figuring that a new kid in town could use a dog.

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Marylena taught Violet to Come Here. The Hamiltons are rich, so Violet doesn’t have to have a job, but every dog should know how to Come Here.

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Pavel stayed up late working on restoring a car. Like many members of his family, he’s a tinkerer.

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Aglaya stayed up late on the exercise bike, and…

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Success!

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Mieszko left a giant fountain as an outing gift! Pavel was feeling generous and sent half the money gained from selling it back to Mieszko, hoping maybe his friend could use the money to buy a shower.

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First thing Saturday morning, the family headed to their store, Sofa City. Apparently there are still leaves on the ground from fall.

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Orlando showed up and very firmly rejected the random dormie who serenaded him. Good to know he’s appropriately devoted to Marya.

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Pavel, as a Fortune sim, is pretty easy to keep happy, so they ran the business for a full 12 hours and got it up to level 9.

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“It’s too bad there aren’t any college scholarships for helping your parents run a business.”

“I know. It’s a cruel, cruel world.”

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Back  home, Pavel practiced for his debate class. His task was to convince his classmates that more dresses should be available in the standard clothing catalog.

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Aglaya needed a new hobby, so the family purchased a flower arranging bench.

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Marylena wanted to make friends with Samantha Ottomas, so she invited her over.

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Rosemarie Nanale stopped to chat.

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And Pavel invited Marsha over for a “friendly outing” with an ulterior motive.

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He was quite successful.

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“So, Pavel, it seems like things are getting hot with your friend there.”

Pavel grinned. “Well, yeah, it’s okay, I guess.”

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Time for family Sunday! Marylena sadly had to miss most of it for work, as she doesn’t have any vacation days.

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Orlando responded much better to a serenade from the right person.

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The Pavlovs came over for family Sunday as well. Aglaya had to make a total of 5 calls to get everyone there, and then Pavel had to make another because Anya didn’t want to come.

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Everyone had a great time hanging out. Pavel got to know Orlando, the man he suspected would be his brother-in-law before too long.

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Um, yeah, that’s appropriate behavior at a family get-together. Sure.

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“I’m so glad that it’s not winter anymore. Spring is way more fun,” Kir told his cousins as the crowd enjoyed some hot dogs.

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“There should be more makeup options available for guys!”

“I know, Pavel. But wow, you’re kind of intense about it.”

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Marylena got promoted to Education Minister.

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Everyone headed out about 8 o’clock after a great family Sunday.

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“The hottest guy in town is definitely the old cafeteria guy.”

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“Yes, definitely. If I had any interest in men I’d totally hit that.”

The only thing I can figure is that somewhere on the sim internet is a porno featuring Cafeteria Guy. Because my sims heartfart him all the time.

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Meanwhile, Pavel was outside welding in the rain. That’s responsible parenting right there.

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“Oh, boolprop. Really? Really, you two? You have a bedroom, you know,” Pavel muttered as he headed to bed.

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The next morning, it was time for some badge building before work.

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Work and school for everyone, as the maid and the gardener arrived to whip the place into shape.

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Grimalkin got a $2500 bonus at his job.

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Even though his moms were still at work, Pavel sat right down to do his homework.

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He then hung out with his cousin Jake, who’d been passing by.

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Aglaya got promoted to the top of the Medical career.

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She then went to the computer and booked a vacation for herself and Marylena. She was about to become an elder, and they had never had a honeymoon; they deserved a vacation while they were still young.

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Pavel was a little sad that his moms were going on vacation without him…but, on the other hand, they’d probably be doing a lot of gooey stuff that he didn’t really want to see anyway.

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Aglaya and Marylena headed straight for one of the nicest (and most expensive) hotels in Takemizu.

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“Oh, I’m so excited. It’s about time we had a honeymoon.”

“Give me a kiss, and then we’ll go change out of our work clothes.”

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The pair spent a good deal of time in their hotel room, enjoying their late honeymoon properly.

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They did all the usual stuff…

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Had a terrible time on the tours, with bees (not shown), poison ivy, and vomiting…

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And headed home, tired but satisfied.

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Back home, while still in a good mood from the vacation, they headed to Sofa City. Lyov and Meadow apparently are scouting out a new couch for their new arrival.

The store got up to level 10, but the family isn’t quite ready to invest in a new business yet, as the store still hasn’t paid for itself.

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Back home, Pavel worked late into the evening painting his car.

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For Reno Day, the family got new wallpaper in the activity room and put up curtains throughout the house. The curtains were surprisingly expensive – but then, they do have a lot of windows.

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Tuesday was another day for school and work.

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Pavel brought home David Ottomas on the bus.

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Aglaya got an $80,000 chance card bonus by being mean to an intern. Since the family already had too much money, they donated $100,000 to finally pay for the university’s administration building, which will now be renamed Hamilton Hall.

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That evening, right after one last youthful woohoo, it was time for Aglaya to grow up.

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The outfit had to go, and Aglaya decided she could use a hair and makeup update, too.

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Much better.

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“Delicious pork chops, Marylena.”

“Thanks. And you look terrific in your new outfit.”

Apparently that’s all that happened that evening, so that’s it for the Hamilton family! Next up is Matthew Picaso.

Stats:

Family: Hamilton

Businesses:

Games Ahoy, Rank 10

Sofa City, Rank 10

General fund contribution: $17,600 (taxes $16,100, school fees $1,500)

Playable sims: 114

Sim multiplier: 50

Population: 5700