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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow is the sixth Live Event in The Sims FreePlay during the Holiday Update 2017. Like previous events, it unlocks new salon-themed items. It lasts for 10 days. When the timer for the 10 days ends, there will be a 3 day period afterwards to purchase any of the remaining prizes. You will not be able to collect anymore arts and crafts resources or constructor coins. Once the timer for that period ends, the resources will convert into Simoleons.  

Available: 26th December 2017 - 4th January 2018 and May/June 2018

Tutorial

The tutorial is the same for all Live/Community Events.

  • Place a craft station
  • Craft candles (tap on the candle station -- make 50 candles for 10 seconds)
  • Restock a station (tap on a station; you can either use 10 SPs for 18 uses or stock 2 uses for 10 seconds)
  • Buy the first prize (tap on the playhouse button in the corner, scroll down and tap 'Purchase')
  • Use the spin flower (buy plant patch from Event Items tab in buy mode, tap on it and spin)
  • Check personal progress (tap on the button in the corner and your progress will show)
  • Check daily goals (tap on the button and tap on the first tab with a tick)
  • Collect bonuses (wait a few minutes and a candle will float above your Sims' head; tap on it)
  • Continue collecting items

Note: the goal for restocking lasts 10 seconds. When a station requires restocking during the event, it will take 2 hours 30 minutes.

Coin flower patch

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The coin flower patch (shown right) is used to earn Constructor Coins. Constructor coins (CC for short) are the fifth required resource alongside the craft resources to progress along the bar and earn the prizes. During the tutorial (shown above) the first spin from the patch is free; after that you can either spend 450 candles or 25 SPs to earn constructor coins. Each Live/Community Event has the same garden patch, except it changes colour and uses a different resource (for example, in the Prince and the Pocket Sized Princess event, the patch was purple and required 450 daisies to use). 

Craft stations

There are four different craft stations, each with different amounts but the same times. You use these to progress through the Personal Progress bar to unlock and purchase prizes.

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Candle Station - maximum of four

Costs:

1st - free

2nd - S2,000

3rd - S4,000

4th - S10,000 

  • Make 250 Candles -- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Make 360 Candles -- 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Make 455 Candles -- 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Make 510 Candles -- 8 hours 30 minutes
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Pottery Station - maximum of four

Costs:

1st - S5,000

2nd - S7,500

3rd - S10,000

4th - S15,000

  • Make 375 Pottery -- 2 hours 30 minutes 
  • Make 540 Pottery -- 4 hours 30 minutes 
  • Make 680 Pottery -- 6 hours 30 minutes 
  • Make 765 Pottery -- 8 hours 30 minutes 
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Jewelry Station - maximum of three

Costs:

1st - S7,500

2nd - S15,000

3rd - S20,000 

  • Make 565 Jewelry -- 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Make 810 Jewelry -- 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Make 1025 Jewelry -- 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Make 1150 Jewelry -- 8 hours 30 minutes 
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Glassware Station - maximum of two

Costs: 

1st - S15,000

2nd - S25,000

  • Make 620 Glass
  • Make 890 Glass
  • Make 1125 Glass
  • Make 1260 Glass 

Prizes

These are the prizes that can be earned throughout the event. Majority of these items can be used by female and male Adult Sims. The new hairstyles can be found in the wardrobe in the 'Hair' tab. You must meet the requirements in order to purchase each item (shown under each item below). The first one of each item is free, after that they cost either LPs, SPs or Simoleons.

Fancy Foliage

  • Pack of 3 plants
    • Requires 50 Candles for purchase

Waiting Room Wonderland

  • Wall Prints & Magazine Racks
    • Requires 750 Candles and 5 CC
  • Coat Racks & Mirrors
    • Requires 2,300 Candles and 10 CC

Decorations and Shelves

  • Side Tables & Decorations
    • Requires 6,100 Candles, 3,300 Pottery and 35 CC
  • Product Shelves
    • Requires 9,100 Candles, 5,000 Pottery and 50 CC

Dangerous Curls and the 'Frohawk'

  • Female Short Curls Hairstyle
    • Requires 7,445 Pottery, 7,850 Jewelry and 80 CC
  • Male 'Frohawk' Hairstyle
    • Requires 10,000 Pottery, 10,500 Jewlry and 105 CC

Welcome Reception

  • Angled Corner Seats
    • Requires 12,500 Pottery, 13,000 Jewelry, 13,000 Glass and 130 CC
  • Reception Desks
    • Requires 13,000 Pottery, 14,000 Jewelry, 14,000 Glass and 140 CC

Hair and Wash

  • Male & Female Hair
    • Requires 14,000 Pottery, 15,000 Jewelry, 15,000 Glass and 145 CC
  • Hairwashing Stations & Hair
    • Requires 15,500 Pottery, 16,500 Jewlry, 16,500 Glass and 165 CC

Making the Cut

  • Includes two more hairstyles for Adult Sims, Barber chairs and haircut chairs
    • Requires you to purchase all the above prizes, then you can 'claim' this prize for free.
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