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Re: Child Taking Out Trash

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Child Taking Out Trash

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Product: The Sims 4
Platform:PC
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
What is your current game version number? 1.58.69.1010
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All of the packs up to and including Discover University
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Be controlling a child sim, have them try to empty a rubbish bin inside and it states that they need a bin outside which they do. An adult can take the rubbish out but a child cannot.
What happens when the bug occurs? I try to take the rubbish out as my child sim but it states we need an outdoor bin which we do have. My mam sim can take the rubbish out but not my child and I've not had this issue before.
What do you expect to see? The child taking out the rubbish.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Not now. I've removed them.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? Neutral/Not Sure 

I've saved and exited my game four times and the same error still occurs. Is this happening to anyone else? Is there a fix? I was wanting my child sim to complete scouts before she aged to a teen but I'm not sure what else she can do other than take out the rubbish.

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Re: Child Taking Out Trash

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@BmaieF  I have not seen this issue in my game (and I just checked to verify). However, in order to complete the Good Deeds scouts badge, there are many other ways of finishing it. I find doing dishes the easiest. You could also rummage for toys in a trash can and then put the resulting pile of rubbish back into it (which counts as a "good deed"). Also, you don't really have to hurry yourself as you can still complete the scouts as a teen. Especially the Keep Fit badge is much, much easier as a teenager to accomplish.

As for your problem, try moving both your indoor and outdoor trash bins around and see if that solves the problem. I have to agree that from your screenshots, it looks like a bug, but you also mentioned that you used mods. Did you delete your localthumbcache.package file after removing them? Do that if you didn't already and good luck!

 

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Re: Child Taking Out Trash

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@BmaieF Did you test several children/houses ? I can also not duplicate this issue, they take it outside fine.

There is however this issue: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/NEEDS-INPUT-Can-t-clean-dishes-cause-of-missing-trash-can-ther... .. where it's sometimes hit and miss if it works generally.

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Child Taking Out Trash

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@BmaieF Tagging for feedback

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