Loki and Circe Beaker’s Secrets (Part 2)

March 6, 2009 at 1:19 pm | Posted in Beaker Family | 10 Comments
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The Social Rules – Beaker Style

Circe Beaker swore by two simple rules in order to have a successful social situation outcome:

a) Fake it
b) Always do the opposite of what you really want to do

“Faking it” meant that she had to show appropriate emotions & facial expressions at the proper time. For example, there should be no laughing in public when talking about your neighbor’s wife’s disappearance. Instead, one should feign a proper sadness and deference for the injured party.

“Always do the opposite of what you really want to do” is pretty self-explanatory. For example, it meant that she had to smile and nod and look straight into the eyes of the other sim when said other sim was making conversation. And try to work in a compliment into the conversation.

Even though her second instinct was to yawn AND put her fingers in her ears. (Her first instinct? Bash said other sim’s head in. But that would make for an unsuccessful social interaction so that was a NO-NO.)

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Loki and Circe Beaker’s Secrets (Part 1)

March 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | Posted in Beaker Family | 7 Comments
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Loki Beaker, Interrupted

Loki Beaker peered through his binoculars and zoomed in on a now familiar view. The broken and smoking debris of the spaceship was there, but … Loki frowned and scanned the area … but the men in uniform who had guarded the area for years were nowhere to be seen. Now, why was that?

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