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Instructor
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#1 Old 2nd Apr 2010 at 4:30 AM Last edited by ninotchka : 29th Jun 2011 at 11:10 AM. Reason: new freebies
Latest freebies at Sims Store - See last page for latest info!

see the last pages for more details about recent freebies

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Not sure if this is the right forum to post this in, but this is the latest EA Sims Store freebie they release without fanfare each month, then remove without notice, so grab it quickly

Paris Wall Clock
http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18564
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 2nd Apr 2010 at 1:44 PM
Thanks! I always wish there were more clocks in ts3.

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Field Researcher
#3 Old 2nd Apr 2010 at 2:55 PM
Thanks for spreading the word!! MTS is the go-to place for the best Sims related info.!
BTW-What is the deal with giving freebies and then removing them???
Scholar
#4 Old 2nd Apr 2010 at 4:06 PM
Thanks for the info. There's also a freebie called Diva Dress (formal-nice)

http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:20897
Eminence Grise
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#5 Old 2nd Apr 2010 at 11:36 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by koololdster
Thanks for spreading the word!! MTS is the go-to place for the best Sims related info.!
BTW-What is the deal with giving freebies and then removing them???


I'm sure the deal with that is to force you to keep visiting the store on the offchance that there's a new freebie, in the hope that you'll buy something else while you're there. Bait and switch

A tactic that works, btw -- I just went to Sears for a budget priced dishwasher on sale that I'd carefully picked out on the internet, and walked away with a much more expensive model >< But it has more sprayers! and fold-down racks!
Test Subject
#6 Old 3rd Apr 2010 at 12:56 AM
Thanks ! Hmm... ive never noticed anything come and go before. Thanks again.
Forum Resident
#7 Old 3rd Apr 2010 at 2:48 PM
In addition to that free clock, there are also these:

Little Sailor
Bronze Spyglass of Yore
Globe of Antiquity
An Adventurer's Tools
Tulip Jacket
Ancient Stone Mural
Ancient Lucre
Pile of Papyrus


What is interesting is the clock, sailor boy outfit, and the Tulip Jacket were "free" items you got if you purchased a certain amount of Sim Points, back in November if I remember right. All the other stuff is from the Explorer's Loot set that you could download after you registered World Adventures.
Scholar
#8 Old 3rd Apr 2010 at 4:33 PM
Default Easter Egg?
Ooooh, I like the tulip jacket. Thanks Gobot101.

Does any one know what the hidden Easter Egg is on the site? The news said it was something good so I'm curious to what it is. Do you think any of the freebies listed here are the Easter Egg?
Instructor
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#9 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 12:32 AM
Wow thanks Suzetter and Gobot for the updates! This is fantastic - everyone loves an EA freebie. Although some of those Explorer's Loot item files are not working at the moment *le sigh*

Srikandi - could you start a new stickied thread in which we can list EA freebies and updates. This would be uber handy.
Test Subject
#10 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 6:53 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by gobot101
All the other stuff is from the Explorer's Loot set that you could download after you registered World Adventures.


Thanks for listing all of the items! I hadn't found them yet. I did want to mention though that I looked at the Explorers Loot from my download "purchase" history at the store and I didn't see these items there so I think that these could be new.

I'll have to wait to download them though...I keep getting an error message too on all of the explorer items. The clothing worked just fine. Yesterday I had trouble with the Diva dress but it finally worked today! Hopefully tomorrow the explorer stuff will work...they do look pretty cool. =)
Eminence Grise
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#11 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 10:37 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by ninotchka
Srikandi - could you start a new stickied thread in which we can list EA freebies and updates. This would be uber handy.


I don't have mod privs in this forum, but I'm sure those who do will consider it. (I'm actually theoretically a retired mod, but apparently one never loses the tag, heh.)
Forum Resident
#12 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 12:33 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Honoria321
Thanks for listing all of the items! I hadn't found them yet. I did want to mention though that I looked at the Explorers Loot from my download "purchase" history at the store and I didn't see these items there so I think that these could be new.


You're right. I knew they were related to World Adventures in some way, they are the preorder gifts.
Inventor
#13 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 5:43 PM
These are great! Thanks for the heads up. The clothes are working but the other stuff... still is not.
transmogrified
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#14 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 6:16 PM
ninotchka, I'm pondering stickying. Like everyone else here, I love an EA freebie, but the reports of non-functioning links concern me.

For those who can't get the spyglass/globe/papyrus/etc to work: have you registered your copy of WA on the site?
Mad Poster
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#15 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 6:55 PM
I've registered on the site, but I assume the links don't work because I didn't preorder.

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#16 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 10:32 PM
I noticed with the free coffeemaker that I had to have the game running in the background to download it. I haven't tried that with the spyglass, etc. yet.

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Inventor
#17 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 10:51 PM
All my games are registered and I have tried it with the game running and without the game running.

Since it says please try back later I was hoping it would work later.

Someone else said they had trouble with the Diva dress earlier but got it later and the exchange has had it's share of problems ....
Scholar
#18 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 3:42 AM
i got the Diva dress and the clock...but those other links did not work for me either...
Scholar
#19 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 6:43 AM
I just tried clicking on the links listed here and they led me right to the individual pages for the explorer loot stuff.

I'd hate to see anyone miss out on an EA freebie so here's the https.

Globe of Antiquity - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18732
Ancient Stone Mural - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18745
Bronze Spyglass of Yore - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18738
Ancient Lucre - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18729
Pile of Papyrus - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18730
And Adventurer's Tools - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18728
Little Sailor - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18565
Tulip Jacket - http://store.thesims3.com/productDe...=OFB-SIM3:18566
Inventor
#20 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 8:02 AM
List of all the free stuff at the store.

http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/113871.page
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 12:53 PM
wow thanks everyone for telling
Scholar
#22 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 6:50 PM
Thanks Romagi, looks like there's more new freebies.
Scholar
#23 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 7:39 PM
Forum Resident
#24 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 8:15 PM
I'm finding this very interesting, both of those new free items were "free" items you got if you bought sim points late last year. Funny that EA is giving them for free after many people rushed to get them by buying sim points.
Scholar
#25 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 8:15 PM
well i found the links on the Sims 3 Site forums...posted right there for everyone to read....
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