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My ghost hunting Sims won't hunt for ghosts anymor..

Guest asks: Added May 10th 2013, ID #308861

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My ghost hunting Sims won't hunt for ghosts anymore?
I have about 6 level 6 sims and lots of ghost furniture, but they refuse. And they're all maxed out on their happiness, cleanliness, etc.

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Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586888
Same here. I have no idea what's wrong!
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Guest said: 3rd Jun 2013 | REPORT
I can't even start ghost hunting
Guest said: 6th Jun 2013 | REPORT
Same I am on level 5 and it won't work I only neede 2 more ghosts and I would have completed all the sets
Guest said: 7th Jun 2013 | REPORT
Idk, I was making a lot of money in my town value by completing those ghost sets, and then they stopped working. I noticed that by completing other sets for other hobbies, your rewards isn't town value. Idk, maybe it really has nothing to do with each other.
chez53 said: 21st Oct 2013 | REPORT
Same here level 5 think you may have to try later, gonna try that anyway and hope it lets me have some later today.
angelbeighb answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586895
Same here. Worked last night, but today - nothing.

Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586914
Ditto! I am getting the red circle with the line through it. What the heck?
Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586939
Me too! I just had him do the ghost hunting competition and he placed first, but since he finished that he won't hunt at home. When I touch a spooky item I get the red circle with a line through and he shakes his head. I was one ghost away from completing the whole set too!! :(
Isomalyon answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586941
I think it is because another sim is completing a fishing task as mine stopped when I set another to fish for 12 hours as the task said they were bored of ghost hunting. If it does not go back after the sim has completed the fishing task then I am completely stumped.
Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586943
Same thing for me today. Wait for update to fix the bug I guess....
Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586971
Same here. Didn't send ghost hunting Sim to fish because I was afraid she would forget everything she knew about ghost hunting.
I sent my fishing expert to fish. Now "spooky" items act like regular items.
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Guest said: 4th Jun 2013 | REPORT
It isn't. I have my other sims doing nothing and it still won't work
Guest said: 12th Jun 2013 | REPORT
What guest???
Guest answered:
Added 10th May 2013, ID #586980
I think it's because you have another sim doing another activity, such as fishing. When he or she stops that, you should be able to hunt. Otherwise I have no idea

Guest answered:
Added 11th May 2013, ID #587041
Same!! It's stopped working after I added a story level.. So idk, I'm going to keep trying then wait for an update to maybe fix it :(
Mommasaurus answered:
Added 11th May 2013, ID #587082
Yep. Me too. Had my Sim ghost hunting all night long; no problems. This morning, it refused to do it. No idea what happened.
Guest answered:
Added 11th May 2013, ID #587108
I am having the same problem.. I went and spent a lot of my LP for ghost items and still nothing
audie_111 answered:
Added 11th May 2013, ID #587110
This bug doesn't appear to have anything to do with Sims engaging in other activities (fishing, designing fashion, wood working, etc.). I stopped all other activities and still cannot hunt ghosts.
SandyC answered:
Added 11th May 2013, ID #587119
Non of my Sims can ghost hunt either. I haven't updated anything, added anything or have any othe rooms doing hobbies. Very frustrating. Lets hope the powers that be are aware of the problem and fix it soon.

Guest answered:
Added 11th May 2013, ID #587159
I have the same problem, it's not even an option anymore formy bookcase!

Guest answered:
Added 12th May 2013, ID #587229
Same thing happened to me two days ago something must be wrong with it . I tried having new sims ghost hunt even in different houses but still a red circle with a line :( grr
Guest answered:
Added 13th May 2013, ID #587380
All three of us in this household have had the same problem and all our sims are at different levels. Think it must be a bug, wait for update.

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Guest answered:
Added 14th May 2013, ID #587629
Mine refuse to hunt as well, one of my sims has maxed out ghost hunting and the others refuse to hunt anymore. Mine started on May 13, hoped this bug is fixed soon.
Guest answered:
Added 16th May 2013, ID #587806
Mine has stopped also....since the spaceship has shown up....maybe it's sonething to do with that.?
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Mommasaurus said: 16th May 2013 | REPORT
Very true. My Sim refused to ghost hunt at pretty much exactly the same time the UFO showed up. I'd be almost willing to bet that's what's going on.
Guest said: 26th May 2013 | REPORT
The exact same thing is happening to me! One day my sim can hunt for ghosts and the next he can't. Wen I put in the spooky items they don't make the houses flicker anymore. They just seem like regular items. This has been happening ever since the UFO. My sim is only a level 4 ghost hunter. What is going on!!??!!?!?
Guest answered:
Added 18th May 2013, ID #588196
I Believe it has something to do with the new alien update... But I can't seem to make my spaceship land :/
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Guest said: 25th May 2013 | REPORT
Yes I believe it's the alien update. Because now the alien levels have disappeared.
Guest answered:
Added 20th May 2013, ID #588445
Same here! I went & bought 3 more ghost furniture & nothing happened! & then my teen wont chsnge out of her school uniform no matter how many times I change her outfit.
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Guest said: 1st Jun 2013 | REPORT
To get your sim to change out her outfit you have to change into the swimsuit option in your wardrobe and then chanfge back but late but if you've done it then sorry
Angelemy answered:
Added 24th May 2013, ID #589024
My ghost hunting sims stopped wanting to ghost hunt while I was still completing the construct o coins goals. Now the spaceship finally landed and the alien is walking around, but no change. I guess it is a bug....
Guest answered:
Added 24th May 2013, ID #589040
It is disabled now.
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Guest answered:
Added 26th May 2013, ID #589399
Same here. It's so frustrating he's just showing the red circle with the line through it and shaking his head I even spent more money on the furniture. And it's definately not because other sims are fishing or anything cause none of them are doing any of that. I only just tried ghost hunting for the first time in a while now, the last time was a few months ago, so I have no idea when it started.
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Guest said: 5th Dec 2013 | REPORT
The same with me! I think it is like what the others said. I went fishing before I went hunting and now all of the ghost furniture is just a bunch of junky stuff.
Guest answered:
Added 27th May 2013, ID #589679
I'm having the same problem! What a bummer! I REALLY liked the ghost hunting feature. My Sim was a ghost hunting she doesn't want to do it anymore! ? I used a lot of LP and bought new ghost pics for all my Sims houses thinking maybe that would work - didn't work. Stopped all of my other Sims from doing any activities - didn't work. SO FRUSTRATING!!! I was on a roll for awhile there. I hope this problem will be fixed sooner than later :(
Guest answered:
Added 29th May 2013, ID #590005
I've caught all of the ghosts several times and it gives you LOTS of Lifestyle Points when you complete the set over and over. I wanted to get mine to hunt so I could get more LP to finish up my alien goals. Maybe they've disabled it temporarily to make you actually work for your Teleporter instead of just being able to LP your way through Osiris's goals.
That is the only thing I can think of. I'm sure they'll have it fixed/enabled again before too long...
Guest answered:
Added 30th May 2013, ID #590150
I was reading online and the company said they temporalily disabled it because of a glitch and it's going to be fixed in there next update.
RMChammer answered:
Added 12th Jun 2013, ID #592067
Well we all know they're not very good at pleasing people with their updates. ( the preteen to adult thing ) and now they're making a winter weather thing when it's just starting to get hot outside?!
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Guest said: 29th Jun 2013 | REPORT
The people that do The Sims Freeplay are Australian, so its winter there.
Guest answered:
Added 3rd Jul 2013, ID #595214
This is happening because the update for the alien. Y'all will be able to hunt again but y'all have to wait until y'all discover the alien because e ghost are afraid of the alien
Guest answered:
Added 12th Jan 2014, ID #614227
Click on the hobby icon, beside the sim(s) that is a ghost catcher there is a little ghost icon to see your ghosts that you to view all ghosts...scroll down at the bottom there should be a button to start ghost hunting again.


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