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Sim Went off the Grid?! Can't get them back or find them in old saves!

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Sim Went off the Grid?! Can't get them back or find them in old saves!

★★★★ Novice

 

After the patch, I saved all the households I cared about and started playing and got this message!

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Both her and another sim sent this message and they were gone! It sucks since both of them are girlfriends of my sims and now nothing is showing up in there love relationships...

 

I assumed that they were culled and that I forgot to favorite them so I went to an old save and looked for them in the household manager but couldn't find them... So I played the save and saw that they still existed but I couldn't call them over or get them to show up with a group gathering...They were childhood friends of my sims and I watched them grow up... 

 

Is there any way I can save them? 

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Hero

Have you ever moved them into a house ? Where did you see that they still exist ?

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Crin


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If you Go to Manage Worlds and then Manage households can you then find them under Currently not in world?

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It looks like I didn't, I thought they did live in one... They still existed in a file from September were they were still teens, I could see them in the relationship panel but nowhere else.

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I looked into manage worlds and not currently in the world but they were nowhere to be found...

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Hero

Do you have a save right before the patch ? Do they get culled each time ? 

 

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Crin


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I have this problem too. A family living in Willow Springs decided to randomly go off the grid following the birth of a few infants in the neighbourhood. They weren't favourited; nevertheless, I have the maximum Sim count at unlimited so I'm quite peeved at this happening. They're nowhere to be found now.

 

Edited to add that I am going to enable 'no culling' in the MC Command Centre, and if that fails, favourite all 50+ households in my neighbourhood to prevent this from happening again. XD Therefore, I won't be sticking around to test if that nonsense repeats and report back. Sorry! I was just popping in to say it's not an isolated problem.

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Hero

Hi @WabbajackForAll

 

the unlimited just means that you're allowing an unlimited amount of people to be favorites. You can't stop culling with this.

 

That's just how the game is designed and if you don't want culling, mods are your only option, I'm afraid.

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Crin


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Ah, I see @crinrict. Thank you.

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