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[FIXED] Sims return from Work/School early after loading screen

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@crinrict
Oh, this wasn't from traveling, this was from saving and exiting while the Sim was at work, and then loading back in.
And so far it's happened every time I've loaded, but something else also happened.

On my save I play rotationally, and one of the families I play is a Trend Setter, who has the ability to create trends, basically outfits that you can see Sims out in the world wearing.

That's a different family from this one, though.

 

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Anyways, this time while loading in, and still coming home from work early since this is the same save I uploaded, this time he loaded in wearing one of the Male Trend outfits the other family's Trend Setter had made, even though he's a played Sim, and this seems to be happening randomly every time I reload this save and he comes home early. (and also with the Stressed from Work Tense moodlet this time, but I guess that's because the game rolls for a work moodlet at the time a Sim comes home)

 

There weren't any Seasons holiday going on, but the Spice Festival stuff was still in the process of despawning, and on that save file, if you load in and check the streets, you can see evidence that the Spice Festival had recently been there.

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What with the vendors standing where their festival stalls had been, the spice festival curry on the ground and people being mostly huddled around where the bench tables had been, some with food still in hand.

So maybe the fact that the Sim had been at work during a City Living festival when I had saved and exited, that may be related to him coming home from work whenever I load this particular save?

 

At the very least this wasn't related to Sack Lunches, since I haven't used them before. (at least successfully, my Sims don't come home from work when they eat them because they never choose to eat them, but that's a totally unrelated issue)

And I'm not getting a prompt asking if he should leave early, he just leaves as soon as I load in from the main menu, so it doesn't seem like it's the same as in that other thread, either.

 

I can try just accepting this situation and trying again on another work day to see if I can make it happen again, but if I make a new thread, how should I name it?

Because the situation seems very similar to what happened with this older issue.

As a matter of fact, I have an old post here on Page 4, comment #31, where I was having troubles and there was a City Living festival happening then as well.

The only difference now is that there isn't also a Seasons Holiday on the same day, but just like then they're leaving work upon loading up the save.

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Hero
I would just try if it happens on another day as well or if it could be connected to the festival. The more info the better.

You can just name it a new thread: Sims leaving work on loading save ?

It's a complicated issue as there are a few instances that can make it happen and mixing them up will make it complicated once one issue get fixed but not the other.

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Thanks, I'll try again the next time a work day comes around and especially the next time it comes around during a City Living festival!

At least I found a workaround to keep the Sim at work until his shift was over this time.
When resuming the save game, instead of loading into the family's apartment immediately, I chose a venue, in this case Planet Honey Pop karaoke bar, chose the Sim from the household who wasn't the one at work, and loaded in to the karaoke bar lot. Doing it that way, the other Sim stayed at work, and from there travelling back home worked fine, with the Sim who kept leaving early on load-in still staying at work.
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Hi!  I read through this thread and what has been happening to me is actually a little different.  You know those events that happen at school or work, where they give you a choice?  Well, my child Sim had one of those prompts, and immediately after answering it, she came home from school, and I couldn't send her back.  About one Sim-hour after she came home, both of her moms came home from work with no loading screen or prompts at all.  It doesn't happen too often, and it usually occurs without the prompt.  Any help is greatly appreciated!

 

-Haley.

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Did you give then any lunch packs ? If not, please create a new thread.

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Yes, I gave all three of them lunch packs.  Thank you so much for your help, by the way!

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Then it's probably this issue: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/TO-ADD-PH-Sack-Lunches-cause-Sims-to-return-from-school-work/t...

Can you try if it happens if you don't give them any ?

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Yep, that's it. I didn't give them any sack lunches and they all stayed a full day at work/school. It's a shame, really. The sack lunches are so cute.
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This particular issue has been fixed.

There's still other reasons.

I'm going to lock this thread, please post in any of the other, according to what you have

- https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/NEEDS-INPUT-Sim-wants-to-leave-work-early-message/m-p/7362723
- https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/TO-ADD-PH-Sack-Lunches-cause-Sims-to-return-from-school-work/t...
- https://answers.ea.com/t5/Bug-Reports/TO-ADD-GT-Sims-leave-work-early-after-loading-lot-Club-is-in-a...

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