Next Couch Gag Animated by Michal Socha

It has been reported that Michal Socha, an independent animator from Poland whose award-winning short film Chick has generated much praise, worked on the couch gag for the next The Simpsons episode, “What to Expect When Bart’s Expecting.” There’s only been a limited tease as to what we can expect with the upcoming couch gag, as secrecy is tight with Socha’s take on the long-running introduction to The Simpsons. (For past couch gags go here.)

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To me, Socha has a kind of comic book, street art, eclectic feel. I am no art critic, however, so what do y’all think about the next couch gag on The Simpsons? Take the poll and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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The bait-and-switch of Easter

All I’ve got to show for this event so far are 25+ fences, a few trees, and a couple of ponds. Okay, I’ve got some egg piles and three beach chairs with umbrellas (not shown) but none of these new elusive buildings and characters have found their way into my town.

I imagine this is the same for many of you playing, and it’s starting to get frustrating. It should not be this hard to win prizes, but it is.

Donuts aren’t going to help you, not unless you spend $100+ or more on eggs. This should have been EA’s perfect chance to solidify their audience in the light of the new Family Guy game, but instead it has driven some of its players away because of a few poor decisions in regards to this event.

Have you had better luck? Did you waste donuts only to end up with even more fences? What are your thoughts on this event?

Caption This Contest Winner & Shout Out Reminder

Originally posted on The Simpsons Tapped Out Addicts:

Hey there Hoppereenos, Bunny here bouncing in to announce the winner of our spur of the moment contest .

It was not an easy decision and we went back and forth many times. So many silly and great humorous captions. We finally widdled it down to one…

Congrats goes out to Cybersilly. His responses to the pics made all 3 of us (Bunny, Wookiee, Alissa) giggle. 

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Here is what he came up with for each one…

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TSTO Characters and their weapon’s of choice.

20140420-095246.jpgI wonder; have you ever noticed the amount of violence and references to guns and other weapons there have been in the TSTO. It seems like every few minutes some one is pulling out a piece or stalking defenceless animals.
So just for fun I thought I would make a list “I do like my lists” and point out all of the weapons which have been seen and used during the game. Some limited time weapons have only been available during certain events.

Unarmed Combat
FruitBat Man…………………….Fists
Dolph………………………………..Fists

Blunt Force Weapons
Ninja Homer………………………Whacking stick
Legs…………..………………………..Club
Chief Wiggum…………………….Baton
Eddie………………………………….Baton
Smithers…………………………….Whip
Kang…………………………………..Whip
Charmers……………………………Nun-chucks
Jasper…………………………………Wooden Paddle
Lou……………………………………..Baton
Lincoln………………………………..Hammer
Miss Springfield…………………..Whacking stick (limited, Whacking day)

Sharp Force Weapons
Herman………………………………Bayonet
Carl……………………………………..Sword
Cletus………………………………….Knife
Grumple……………………………..Dagger
Devil Flanders……………………..Pitchfork
Kamp Bart…………………………..Bow and Arrow
Krusty doll…………………………..Dagger

Firearm Weapons
Herman………………………………Musket
Eddie…………………………………..Revolver
Brandine……………………………..B.F.G
McBain………………………………..Machine guns or pair of Uzis
Rich Texan…………………………..Pair of Revolvers
Snake………………………………….Pistol
Louie…………………………………..Pistol
Cletus…………………………………Shotgun (limited, Whacking day)
Moe…………………………………….Shotgun (limited, Easter)

Thermal/explosive Weapons
Hank Scorpio……………………….Flamethrower
Homer…………………………………Stick of TNT (limited, Thanksgiving)
Frink……………………………………Ray gun

Non lethal ish.
Ned……………………………………..Net (limited, Easter)
Comic Book Guy…………………..Toy Ray gun
Nelson………………………………….BB gun
Bart……………………………………..Sling shot
Ghost Maude……………………….T shirt cannon
Funzo…………………………………..Rocket

So as you can see there really are a lot of weapons in the TSTO game, please advise me if I’ve missed any off and I shall be sure to add them to the list.
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Up In Smoke – Happy 420!

tumblr_mefncgudjR1rkzakvo1_500Goooooooood morning tappers! How are you all doing today?! I am mighty fine and it’s not only because it’s Easter. Being a grown woman, I don’t get chocolatey treats anymore. I buy them on discount the week after! But this post is actually not about this Christian Holiday. This year, 4/20 just happened to land on the same date as Easter! For those of you who don’t know what 4/20 is, it’s a celebration of marijuana. It’s the occasion to put an end to the stigma of the dirty hippie and talk about the benefits of using it and  all the positive effects the legalization of this plant – for medicinal and recreationnal use -  could have on society. The writers of the show are fully aware that the legalization issue is an important one and so in this post, I am going to list all the cannabis culture references I can find in The Simpsons but first…

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Should I buy Frink-thetick Egg Generator MK2 ?

frinktheticegggeneratormkii_menu Wow just what the Mad scientist ordered an egg making machine, could come in very useful if purchased early on in the event as it looks like we need 10s of 1000s of different coloured eggs to get all of the Easter content. But should you have to buy a machine to make eggs? shouldn’t there be enough free eggs in the game available to get all of the content? Sadly I don’t think there is, so this will help you out a lot but is it worth 75 donuts?
Let’s have a look and decide!

Pros

  • Generates a large amount of eggs; 300 every 24hours and 30xp.
  • Much better value then buying eggs off the shelf.
  • Over the course of the event it could make 8400 Eggs; ish.
  • Looks teckie; sci-fi. If you like that sort of thing. “I do”.
  • Limited time buy; doubt we will see this again.
  • After Easter event it will probably earn dollars and xp.
  • If you’re a pink egg collector it makes blue eggs. very helpful.
  • if you’re a blue egg collector it makes pink eggs. Obviously.

Cons

  • Costs 75 donuts; that’s more expensive than puppy store!
  • The event should give you enough free eggs to get everything?
  • Could be hard to place if you don’t have Frinks lab!
  • EA should give us a free one of these not the mk1.

Conclusion Well fellow Easter tappers are you going to take the plunge and buy one or two? In order to get all of the Easter content you’re probably going to have to buy four or five and even then not guaranteed to get everything. I’ve bought one to help me out a bit, but quite frankly I think it looks damn good near Frinks lab. Don’t think of it like you’re buying a decoration, think of it like you’re buying characters and buildings because that’s what we want the extra eggs for; am I right?
Of cause if you’re a non premium player or skint or just feel like you shouldn’t have to buy an egg machine to get eggs then sadly you probably won’t get all of the Easter content.

I am actually unsure if i am even going to manage to get it all! And as a completionist that would really bug me. Let me know if this helped or not.

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