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[NEEDS INPUT] Collections keep resetting after IL

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[NEEDS INPUT] Collections keep resetting after IL

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Product: The Sims 4
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?
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Move a household. Or split a household.
What happens when the bug occurs? Collection resets when household moves or splits.
What do you expect to see? Collection stays intact. In the past the original household kept the collection even if they moved. Now all households reset.
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? Yes
Please describe the patch or change you made. Island Living

I moved my household consisting on one Sim and her cat to Sulani. I then moved her cat into her daughter's household. Her entire collection reset. She had all the plants except IL and all the fish except Captain Fishbones and IL. She had completed the fishing aspiration.

She has a large garden on one of her retail lots. I had her live there for awhile and harvest some plants. The garden collection data started to fill back up. She traveled home and it reset. 

I sent her fishing in Sylvan Glade. When she got home her collections had reset.

I often use manage household split to move pets or grandchildren between households. E.G. I move the grandchildren into the grandparents household and they all go camping in GF. Or a family pet might visit. Never had a problem with this resetting my collections before.

Usually I just ignore the collection glitches, but this total reset is really disheartening.

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@crinrict  this issue has come back for me. I posted on the other thread. I have a few save files I can send you, the ones that it was working on and the one that its now not again. Can't send from here so I'll send them when I get a chance. But sadly, moving a sim out has again caused my collections to reset. 




Circumstances: so originally u had one sim who had many children. So now I use the Same house, play a sim, when their children are young adult I move them out. When my sim is close to death I move the next child in line into the house to play and all over again. In this scenario my sim had already died, I had two teens left. Once one aged up I moved him out. Don't think it had reset but not 100 percent sure. I never actually checked after that. After that I moved in the next child in line (to make sure the collections wouldn't be reset). So they still had the teen from the previous family. And the collections did reset here, i noticed when i got that music when she made some food and got one of the gardening items. But thats why im not sure if it reset with that move, or the move before it. I put everything in the inventory again. I moved the girl out once she became young adult. And they reset again. 


I thought it was fixed so I wasn't keeping track. But now i am again.


But I have a couple save files from when it worked and didn't work that u can send you tomorrow most likely

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So I played some more and moved people out again. And it did not reset this time. So maybe something about that move triggered it? Maybe the fact that the sims had died and even though the children were left maybe the colllection was somehow tied to them? But just an fyi.... I didn't need to restock everything for a while so while everything was still in the household, I hadn't needed to put it all into any of their inventories. But I thought this information might be interesting 

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