November 2016 - last edited August 2019 by crinrict
Product: The Sims 4
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Occasionally (10% - 49%)
What is your current game version number? n/a
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? All released content installed
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Moved Jang family from 121 Hakim to 1010 Alto
What happens when the bug occurs? Food and Vampire tome didn't transfer to new lot. Also, two of the sim's written books that had been in the bookcase were zapped out of existence. I did move an unplayed sim into the Hakim apt. and confirmed that the food left behind was still in the old fridge and the Vampire tome that didn't transfer was still in the Hakim apt. bookcase.
What do you expect to see? Food and books to properly transfer to new lot.
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? Neutral/Not Sure
Updating thread to add new template as issue reared its head in a save again yesterday, 1/19/18. Save was started after installing Cats and Dogs but move occurred prior to installing Laundry Day SP. Earlier in this save a move from a Willow Creek house to BB didn't have a food or book transfer problem. This is the first apt. to apt. move, as well as the first move since installing the 1/11/18 patch. No new pics added as they would have been the same, i.e. empty fridge in new apt. and food left behind in fridge at the apt. from which they moved.
Moving from an apartment to a Newcrest home, food that was in the fridge in the apt. didn't transfer. It was left behind in the apt. fridge. I know because I moved another household into the apt. to check and it was there. I guess the food that was in the fridge from the apt. the new occupants moved from was also left behind because it didn't transfer. The only food in the fridge of their new apt. is that of the old tenants.
I also had an earlier incident when I moved a sim from a house in WB in with another sim I hadn't played before, also in WB. In that instance, I thought the food hadn't transferred because the new fridge was empty but several days later when I went into the household inventory, it contained food. Dragging it from the household inventory to a counter caused each and every food item to just disappear as it was placed. Yes, each item literally vanished as I dragged and placed onto an island counter.
Steps you took for Issue to occur
Moved sims that had food that had been cooked and/or drinks made on a portable bar to new residences.
Two attached. The first shows empty fridge with no food transferred with move from apt. in SM to house in Newcrest. Second pic shows food left behind in their SM apt. that was present when I moved sims from another apt. into their old apt..
I'm also attaching a lastException file but don't think it has to do with the food. I didn't get one in the play session in which I moved the sims from SM to Newcrest but did get one next play session moving the sim household into the apt. they moved from. It contains the word mailbox in it and I did see mail put into their box while a welcome wagon was present. When I sent the new occupant to the box there wasn't an option to pay rent, just get mail. It did show bills in her inventory but the only option was discard. Hope it's helpful in some regard.
Where does the bug occur ?
This is a save I started a few days after installing CL and because of another issue, I did a repair game several days ago.
Expansion Packs/Game Packs/Stuff Packs
All content released to date
City Life installation, I think
Win 10 Home, fully updated
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