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chreai
28th Apr 2013, 1:59 PM
Guys, guys, guys!!! Check out what I just discovered! If you go to the Sims 3 Store page, there is currently a button on the left side panel that says "Get Bonus Simpoints! Compliments of Our Sponsor". Click on it!!! All you have to do is watch a short commercial and when you click "Continue", 10 Simpoints will be added to your current balance. THIS IS REPEATABLE!! I don't know if there is a cut-off for how many times you can do it, as so far I've only done it twice. But I just wanted to let you all know: FREE SIMPOINTS!!!!! YAY!!!

*celebrates Sims-style with horns and noisemakers* :bunny:

Update: Okay, so I kept doing it to see if there was a cut-off and it let me do it a total of five times before the button disappeared. Still, YAY! 50 free Simpoints!

:)

Edit: For those who may be having trouble seeing the button, try changing your location to US. As some commenters below have stated, it may only be available in the States.

Alma70
28th Apr 2013, 2:32 PM
Hmm, just the States I guess since I can't see it. =(

gnomequeen
28th Apr 2013, 2:46 PM
Hmm, just the States I guess since I can't see it. =(

I'm thinking it may be select users. I'm in the states, and I can't see it either.


It was worth checking out though!

Ladyhawke976
28th Apr 2013, 3:43 PM
I got them. Thanks for the heads up, chreai.

At least it was a Charmin toilet paper commericial I had to watch over and over again. I'm a fan. ;)

~MadameButterfly~
28th Apr 2013, 5:22 PM
I checked a few times yesterday, but then it finally showed up at 1 am Central.

eskie227
28th Apr 2013, 5:31 PM
So at 10 Simpoints per commercial, I'd only have to watch a commercial about Charmin about 200 times to get a free world? What to do, what to do............................

Ladyhawke976
28th Apr 2013, 6:07 PM
So at 10 Simpoints per commercial, I'd only have to watch a commercial about Charmin about 200 times to get a free world? What to do, what to do............................

It only works five times, I think - as the OP edited.

It's too bad, though. CG bears and Toliet paper = love. :lovestruc

gnomequeen
28th Apr 2013, 7:07 PM
Gah! It's the dirty butt bears? Maybe I'm glad it didn't show up.

The horror when you realize a cute cartoon is showing you toilet paper lint between their cheeks...

~MadameButterfly~
28th Apr 2013, 7:13 PM
Gah! It's the dirty butt bears? Maybe I'm glad it didn't show up.

The horror when you realize a cute cartoon is showing you toilet paper lint between their cheeks...

Eww! Do they really? I've never actually watched their commercials. I got a Charmin, McDonalds, and a Gain commercial from this, but I didn't watch them. I managed to magically be elsewhere until it was time to hit the 'continue' button.

gnomequeen
28th Apr 2013, 7:18 PM
Eww! Do they really? I've never actually watched their commercials. I got a Charmin, McDonalds, and a Gain commercial from this, but I didn't watch them. I managed to magically be elsewhere until it was time to hit the 'continue' button.

I'm not sure if it's shown in this particular instance, but they used to show them on TV a lot. One commercial had the baby bear showing off all the tp lint stuck to his bottom after using the wrong brand. I still remember the look of horror on my mom's face when she asked, "Did that thing just show us his crack lint?" :blink:

TrillianRikku
28th Apr 2013, 7:40 PM
I must of missed it becuse I don't see the button or am I just blind?

Captain THPS4
28th Apr 2013, 10:00 PM
I'm in Canada, but I have the website language set to US and I can see the commercials. Woo!

TrillianRikku
28th Apr 2013, 10:10 PM
how is it that everyone else is seeing this button and not me what am I doing wrong? :( :( :cry: :( :cry:

ChaoticMoira
28th Apr 2013, 10:46 PM
Gah! It's the dirty butt bears? Maybe I'm glad it didn't show up.

The horror when you realize a cute cartoon is showing you toilet paper lint between their cheeks...


I thought i was the only person who thought the idea of a furry butted animal was a BAAAAD idea for toilet paper representation. I am glad to see someone else understands this horror! :lol: So gross. I hate those commercials.

DragonSaint
29th Apr 2013, 2:00 AM
I didn't see any button. I even tried turning off my adblock and still couldn't find it. Oh well, what could I possibly buy with just 50 simpoints anyway?

Ladyhawke976
29th Apr 2013, 2:43 PM
I guess for some reason it doesn't show on some pages/areas. If you are having issues I would, A) Make sure you're logged in. B) Click on the Store tab. C) It's gone from my page now but it was on the left just above the 'On Sale Now!' 'Buy Simpoints' or 'Gift Simpoints' tabs.

Like I said, I don't know if there are stipulations, but you can keep trying.

~MadameButterfly~
29th Apr 2013, 2:47 PM
I was able to do it again and pick up another 50 points, but this time around 2 am.

eskie227
29th Apr 2013, 11:55 PM
I was able to do it again and pick up another 50 points, but this time around 2 am.

And when you woke up this morning, did you feel oddly compelled to restock your toilet tissue shelf?

lisfyre
30th Apr 2013, 1:00 AM
I'm in the states and I don't see this button to get free simpoints.

lil bag2
30th Apr 2013, 1:05 AM
Can somebody screenshot this button that we're supposed to be looking for?

ElenoreMari
30th Apr 2013, 1:46 AM
Here is the screenshot;

http://i993.photobucket.com/albums/af56/ElenoreMari/Sims%203/sims3screenshot_zps9e11d659.png

You have to be logged in and click the 'store' tab.

residenteviloutbreak
30th Apr 2013, 1:48 AM
So at 10 Simpoints per commercial, I'd only have to watch a commercial about Charmin about 200 times to get a free world? What to do, what to do............................
Lol... paying for a world.
What has the world come to.

There was once a time when you could make worlds yourself...


THE SIMS 2!

~MadameButterfly~
30th Apr 2013, 2:58 AM
And when you woke up this morning, did you feel oddly compelled to restock your toilet tissue shelf?

I think I felt more compelled to shoot down the sun. I planned to sleep in after staying up all night hitting refresh for a few measley simpoints. But could I? Noooo, because it was a sunshiny happy day full of teddy bears and unicorns which all decided to stream straight into my window!

/end sleep deprivation rant

I'm ok now. *eye twitch* I've had a nap.

lil bag2
30th Apr 2013, 3:08 AM
sooooooooo....I just got 10 simpoints for listening to a pasta sauce commercial. Is EA really getting that desperate :P

And it really is repeatable! Did they bump their heads!?

gnomequeen
30th Apr 2013, 3:19 AM
Thanks for the ss, ElenoreMari. I was just about to give up because now I was certain that I wasn't overlooking it, and when I refreshed, there it was.

lil bag2
30th Apr 2013, 3:57 AM
I'm very curious as to why EA made us watch the same commercial five times instead of just giving us the 50 points after watching it once.

ticklish
30th Apr 2013, 4:26 AM
Wonder how many days it be up. Would take 40 days too get enough too get a world.

TrillianRikku
30th Apr 2013, 4:36 AM
I have been trying for two days now and I'm in the US and i still haven't seen it :( :( :cry: :cry:

lil bag2
30th Apr 2013, 5:10 AM
Make sure your addblock is off. If you use firefox like I do, then I suggest you do this in Google Chrome. If you already use Chrome then I have no idea how to help you.

lisfyre
30th Apr 2013, 5:02 PM
Well, couldn't see it yesterday and still can't see it today. Yes, I'm logged in and it doesn't matter which browser I use (IE, Firefox, Google Chrome) still nothing. Oh well.

catnipeverdeen
30th Apr 2013, 5:16 PM
Companies usually 'roll' these things out in groups/servers, don't they? A lot of games I play do it that way. Everyone will get it eventually, even if it could take months.

taoyingying
30th Apr 2013, 5:53 PM
Comon folks, 50 simpoints is like, how much, 1 dollar? And you waste 5-10 minutes of your life watching a toilet paper commercial over and over. That's not even minimal wage... I think I prefer to work one hour OT :/

eskie227
30th Apr 2013, 8:06 PM
Comon folks, 50 simpoints is like, how much, 1 dollar? And you waste 5-10 minutes of your life watching a toilet paper commercial over and over. That's not even minimal wage... I think I prefer to work one hour OT :/

Well, it's not often you actually get paid even a minimal amount of money to watch a bear wipe its ass with toilet paper in the forest now, is it?

shadedgrey63
30th Apr 2013, 9:39 PM
There's adblock automatically in Chrome. I had to pause it to see this. IE may have an automatic ad-blocker as well, but I don't know; haven't used it in ages.

~MadameButterfly~
1st May 2013, 12:19 AM
I've been able to do it using Safari on the iPad and on Chromium (it's a parallel version of Chrome, or something like that).

Kestie Freehawk
1st May 2013, 9:49 AM
Come on its just click farming. I do it in other games for stuff like free spins on the daily squeal .... (a take off on the wheel of fortune) for nothing. They are nice adds and its kind of a fun way for people that have no money to earn something they want. I wish we could get spins for it, but I never win big in spins, so picking what I want is fun. I am 2 dollars closer to that Multitab than I was yesterday and I do spend a lot on books. It seems to reset everyday for me at 10 pm PDT so I just have to remember to do it. I do wish it paid a little better. The best way I have found to get to it is Store tab at the store main page and then "ways to pay" and it shows up in the daily deal box area.

StardustX
2nd May 2013, 10:45 AM
Comon folks, 50 simpoints is like, how much, 1 dollar? And you waste 5-10 minutes of your life watching a toilet paper commercial over and over. That's not even minimal wage... I think I prefer to work one hour OT :/

If you ACTUALLY sit on that same tab and watch a bear wiping it's ass 5 times, that's your fault, not ours. Do something else while the video is playing. :faceslap:
And I don't understand why this has a disagree. The points are free. Is it really that hard to just have another tab for a few minutes open to get free points?

Also I'm assuming each video is probably only about 30 seconds long. Technically $1 every 2 minutes is $30 an hour which is pretty damn good money. :P



It isn't showing up for me either. .-. With adblock disabled and such, on Chrome.

Menaceman44
2nd May 2013, 5:53 PM
It appears I have a SPACE for the button in the side bar but no actual button to click on.
I'm so glad our Charmin ads in the UK are of a koala rolling about in clouds and not a bear wiping its ass.

applefeather2
2nd May 2013, 10:31 PM
It appears I have a SPACE for the button in the side bar but no actual button to click on.
I'm so glad our Charmin ads in the UK are of a koala rolling about in clouds and not a bear wiping its ass.
A space, eh? Now you know you are moving up in the world. I, on the other hand, have no space. *sigh*

lewisb40
2nd May 2013, 11:38 PM
I guess I didn't see it because I wasn't on the site during the hours of 11pm to after midnight, but was on the site last night/early this morning and the button showed up on the store page. I was on my tablet and it took 10 minutes to load the ads, move to the next part and spent another 15 mins waiting on the page to load. After all that, I got 10 simpoints. Didn't try for more. Not interested.