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Re: The Sims 4: Dirty Dishes Bug/Glitch

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@Sazzmoo , I tried getting rid of the main culprit: Fire's First Love Coffee Table, but they decided to just spam it somewhere else like the table. Before my last save, they never attempted to spam dirty dishes on either shelf, table, counter, or, if even, the floor. I even tried making a test lot. Nothing changed.

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Re: The Sims 4: Dirty Dishes Bug/Glitch

Hero
@0213962012 Would you mind uploading your save and PM me the link ?

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: The Sims 4: Dirty Dishes Bug/Glitch

Hero

@0213962012 

 

I found a few issues in your house but the main one is in the upstairs bathroom,

 

Look at all the dishes

 

dishes.JPG

 

This plate can also lead to issues. They can't clean it up

 

MoreDish.JPG

 

Also you might want to not place the highchairs so close together. I can't say how much trouble they are bu the trash can next to them is potentially not accessible in all cases.

 

Main issues are the dishes in the upstairs room though. And yes, it's a bug that they are placed everywhere around the house.

 

I'll probably merge this with the main one if you can confirm to me that removing those dishes solves the issue for you as well.

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Crin


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Re: The Sims 4: Dirty Dishes Bug/Glitch

Hero
@0213962012 Did you get a chance to test this ?

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Crin


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Re: The Sims 4: Dirty Dishes Bug/Glitch

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@crinrict So far, everything's running smoothly. Like the shelves, some I've deleted while others I just moved back into their original spot without using common cheats. Whenever they lay their dishes down somewhere, they'll easily wash them without a struggle. I also rearranged the highchairs to make sure they could use the trash cans and dishwashers properly. It worked.

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Re: The Sims 4: Dirty Dishes Bug/Glitch

Hero
@0213962012 I merged your post then. You might also want to click on the me too button on the first post.

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Sims 4: Sims refuse to do dishes

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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? 1.56.52.1020
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Everything EXCEPT the Moschino, First Pet and Backyard Stuff backs ... and the University thing that is coming out, but that is a duh.
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Have a Sims try to wash dishes after a meal
What happens when the bug occurs? The Sim picks up the dish, takes two steps to the left and puts the dish down. Clicking on dish washer and selecting "load dishwasher" makes them wave their arm, shrug, pick up the dish and put it on the table.
What do you expect to see? I expect my Sim to take the dish to the closest sink to them or to the dish washer and clean the dishes
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? No

So, this JUST started.  My sims had two new babies born into the family and I added a new room in the basement, expanded the kitchen and bought a new high chair.  Then, after a bad thunderstorm during which the toddler refused to go to bed and both he and his two parents passed out on the floor form exhaustion, I loaded a previous save and found that every member of the family who is old enough to do the dishes is now refusing to do the dishes.  They pick up the dish, walk to steps and place the dish down on the closest surface.  Having them clean out the fridge results in them taking the dirty dishes out of the fridge, freaking out over the appearance of a "celebrity" (i.e. their spouse) and the dishes disappearing.

 

I have sold, bought, sold and bought new sinks and dishwashers.  I have repaired the game twice.  I have redesigned my kitchen and I have even gone back to an EARLIER save (just in case the babies had jinxed the lot) and it still happens.  Too make matters worse, since this bug started, every time I go into Buy Mode it resets all my sleeping Sims, so when I go back into Live Mode to see if my fixes fixed the bug, my toddler Sim throws a fit because he is exhausted and he refuses to go back to bed until I reset him with the resetSim cheat.

 

I really like this Sim family and I don't want to lose them, but if they are glitched beyond salvation, I might have to ... delete them and start again.  :'-(  That makes me sad.

 

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Re: Sims 4: Sims refuse to do dishes

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@ValnatronIt appears there may be invisible dishes on the lot as, after my third "Repair Game" a Sim ACTUALLY made it to the kitchen with a plate in his hand. However, he stopped in the center of the kitchen, waved his arm to indicate he couldn't get to something and then put down the dish. According to his Action Queque, the item he couldn't reach was a pile of dishes that were no where to be seen.

I don't know what to do beyond bulldozing the entire lot and building a new house, which is really cheesing me off because this build took a lot of time to make and I have not yet saved the most recent additions to the build.

Still ... if the options are "get rid of family" and "get ride of house" .... I guess I'll get rid of the house. :-( Phooie. I won't do either until the community has had a chance to give me some advice, though.

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Re: Sims 4: Sims refuse to do dishes

Hero
@Valnatron Merged your post with existing thread on the issue.

Check all shelves.

Happy Gaming
Crin


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Re: Sims 4: Sims refuse to do dishes

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UPDATE:  (sigh) ... Never mind ...

Hidden dishes.png

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@crinrictAll shelves checked and no dishes anywhere.

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