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Error message when trying to read

by AlexandraGold

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Error message when trying to read

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Every time my sim tries to sit down and read a book (anybook as far as I have tested) I get an MCCC last exception message when I check the text file it says this ;


<report><version>2</version><sessionid>83d1542bee6743745cc1d746</sessionid><type>desync</type><sku>ea.maxis.sims4_64.15.pc</sku><createtime>2019-04-25 17:27:37</createtime><buildsignature>Local.Unknown.Unknown.</buildsignature><categoryid></categoryid><desyncid>83d1542bee6743745cc1d746</desyncid><systemconfig/><screenshot/><desyncdata>Exception in Sim Timeline: Exception running Element (TypeError: __init__() missing 1 required positional argument: 'definition')&#13;&#10;Traceback (most recent call last):&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\", line 212, in simulate&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\animation\", line 1150, in _run&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\balloon\", line 167, in get_balloon_requests&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Core\sims4\tuning\", line 523, in __call__&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\balloon\", line 75, in factory&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\balloon\", line 187, in select_balloon_icon&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\balloon\", line 178, in _get_balloon_icons&#13;&#10; File "T:\InGame\Gameplay\Scripts\Server\balloon\", line 51, in get_balloon_icons&#13;&#10;TypeError: __init__() missing 1 required positional argument: 'definition'&#13;&#10;rtim=0</desyncdata></report>



I tried to go to the files indicated but I am not particularly good with this sort of thing. I found an old thread and it suggested deleting caches which I did, it didn't resolve the issue. I've also tried repairing the game and taking out my mods etc with no luck. I'm willing to try anything! Thank you in advance

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Re: Error message when trying to read


HI @AlexandraGold 


I tried my game and I'm not getting any exceptions.


Could you test if it happens in an different household and a new save as well ? Just for testing.

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Re: Error message when trying to read

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Hi @AlexandraGold,

I have had the same Last Exception Error message in the last few days. I went through my Mods/CC Folder(s) today and figured out that for me, the "culprit" were the "Pufferhead_Books" from the new Pufferhead Stuff Pack (fan made). I deleted the files and downloaded the updated version (v1.6.1) and my sims can read normally again. I hope this helps!

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