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08 January 2015 @ 08:03 pm
The Oceanside Project: Landgraab Part 1  

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"Keeping Up With The Landgraabs" Part 1

Warnings: bribery, shirtless Rocky Kotsomiti, messy Malcolm, sims that won't take no for an answer, and a naked bum.

Previously on The Oceanside Project: The Landgraabs ... ... ... ... ...


Wednesday, Day 10
"Moving On Up"

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The Landgraabs, the wealthiest family in Oceanside, outgrew their tiny condo last season. They challenged builder Fitz Biltmore to create a lovely mansion on Landgraab Lake worthy of a Landgraab yet still befitting the "Oceanside style." Landgraab Manor was Biltmore's answer and today is move-in day!

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Vivian Landgraab, town treasurer and banker, is the first inside the new home. She immediately brings infant Tabitha to her new room that she shares with her sister.

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Politician Malcolm X is next with Tabitha's twin Malcolm Moneywell Landgraab. Little Malcolm has a room all to himself on the second floor.

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The Landgraab's eldest child, Gwyneth, is free to roam the manor at her leisure.

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Being the social butterfly that she is, Vivian has to be a member of every social club that exists in Oceanside. When she found out that the Garden Club was a real thing she knew she had to do whatever it takes to join. Now that she has the best house in town -- with the best landscaping -- she knows she will be a shoe-in for the snooty Garden Club!

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While Viv tidies-up the front entry for the Garden Club's inspection, Malcolm is... Hey, where is Malcolm?

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He's upstairs playing with the remote-controlled car that Viv stole from Oceanside Customs like the man-child that he is!

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Hark! Who goes there? Why, it is the hair-flipping King of the Garden Club, Rocky Kotsomiti!!

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Viv wastes no time dilly-dallying and asks Rocky for a membership straight away.

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Hey, if you approve Vivian for membership maybe she'll let you live in her old condo now that Noelee moved in with Yasmin?

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Rocky: Garden Club, Assemble!

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Enter the Garden Club Mod Squad of Heaven Gallo and Bruce Jelleff!
(OK, Angie isn't part of the Garden Club. She was just walking by but she looks rad in this shot!)

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Rocky: Let's inspect this mug!

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Heaven checks out the topiaries...

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Bruce examines the white roses...

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and Rocky -- what the hell are you doing, Rocky? You're not supposed to be swimming during the inspection!

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Some kind of way Rocky swam to the Landgraab's boat and climbed aboard to inspect it!
*shit I didn't know was possible #852*

Meanwhile...

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Nursing... Like a Boss.

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Gwyneth found the activity table and did a victory dance after finishing her first drawing.

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Malcolm finally greets Nanny Angie Killeen who has been lurking outside...

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and Scientist Achilles Brook.

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TOO-SEXY-OH-NOO

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Rocky pretty much just supervises what the other GC inspectors are doing while walking around shirtless and tossing his mane.

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Achilles heads inside to christen the pool table.

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Now that Angie has the future Mayor all to herself she can talk to him about the laws she would like put into place in Oceanside. Laws like hiring a social worker to look out for the welfare of the mistreated children, and making adult/teen woohoo against the law.

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Malcolm: Yeah, that's all very interesting but did you hear there's a burglar running lose? Catching her is the highest priority! She might try to shoot us!

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Rocky catches Heaven inspecting the ELECTRICAL BOXES! If Vivian gets approved we know it will be because she bribed the Garden Club! Electrical boxes are not landscaping!

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Malcolm prepares lunch for the guests of the manor.

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I guess money (and the promise of a roof over your head) can buy anything. Welcome to the Garden Club, Viv!

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Malcolm and guests sit down for lunch meat sandwiches...

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while the girls finish their lunch.

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When mechanic Connor Firestone...

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and farmer Owen Goodacre show up...

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Viv thinks it's a good time to head down to the Oceanside Bank & Loan and check on things.

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She has the royal wave down pat.

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Before she leaves I remember to cash all of the checks she has from the residents.

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Good job, Viv!

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Rocky and Bruce just can't get enough of Vivian. They are the first to arrive at the bank.

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The last customer is reviewer Beckett Graham. Let's see what he thinks of Viv's fine establishment.

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Viv tries to help her Garden Club founder, but he still wants nothing of her pushy sales tactics.

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Beckett is concerned, just like the other residents, about the rumored burglar running lose on the island. Even though he hasn't many belonging in his cave, he wants to protect what little he has. Viv has just the thing for him!

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A safe!

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*Gold Star*

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Beckett: That's exactly what I need! But I don't have any money. Can I pay you Tuesday for a safe today?

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Vivian: *rages* What the hell did you come in here for if you're broke? This is a bank not a swap meet!
Vivian Landgraab doesn't fuck around when it comes to money, yo.

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Beckett: *writes* She's soooo mean!

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Beckett continues on his endless loop of "I can't find shit" which annoys Vivian and myself to no end.

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Luckily Viv is nicer than I am and continues to help the penniless Beckett with a smile on her face.

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Which works in her favor!

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Of course she picks the money.

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Viv has a customer with an expensive bag!!

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She's still terrible at the register but rings Bruce up in a somewhat timely manner.

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I guess her pushiness paid off. Rocky is next to be rung up.

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Beckett now has enough material for his column in Oceanside Today. How did Viv do?

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Woot! All of that yelling at Beckett paid off. Vivian is the first resident to receive a Best of the Best award. Being a Landgraab really does have it's privileges.

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Vivian proudly displays her award on the wall with her first simoleon.

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And she earns herself a bronze register badge. Everything is coming up Vivian today!

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After the boys leave Viv restocks and heads home.

Back at the house...

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The pool table has become the Landgraabs' hot spot.

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Malcolm greets doctor Minka Yomoshoto and Kent Healey. Please Kent, Matisse already lost one man to Minka -- don't you start too!

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Another walk-by -- this time seamstress Dawn Lambswool - Malcolm's BFF.

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Achilles rescues his girl Minka from the clutches of Kent...

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and finally falls in love with her! Too bad she only has eyes for Diego...

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The twins are stinky and hungry, as per usual.

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While a talking Gwyneth demands attention from Connor.

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Oh, Malcolm!

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This is how it starts, Minka. Kent has long conversations with you and the next thing you know you're making out with him! Just ask Matisse and Noelee!

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Malcolm whips up Goopy Carbonara for dinner.

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Oh Malcolm!

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Dawn: The blue hats you ordered for you and Angie are ready to go! Do you need any more? Anybody else joining your fancy club? Like a local seamstress... Huh?
Minka: *totes ignores Dawn and keeps eating*

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Viv is back from the bank however she misses out on the yummy Goopy Carbonara. A left-over sandwich is her dinner.

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Since it was late, Malcolm says goodnight to his guests.

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And puts Gwyn to bed.

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Thursday, Day 11
"One Club Down, One To Go"

While her parents sleep peacefully...

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Gwyn the escape artist roams free.

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At dawn Tabitha and Little Malcolm awaken and are in need of changing.

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A very stinky Gwyneth tries to clean herself the best way she can. Where is your father?

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You did not drop you son on the ground so you could play with the car! Oh, Malcolm!

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That's better, sheesh!

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After a diaper change and a feeding, Viv brings Bitsy (Viv's nickname for Tabitha) to Little Malcolm's room for brother/sister baby gym bonding time.

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Gwyn needs to work on her friendships!

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While Viv takes a long hot bath...

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Malcolm burps out the breakfast he just made. Oh, Malcolm!

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Soon it's time for Malcolm to leave for work.
Vivian: Honey, if you get a promotion you can have some woohoo tonight!
Vivian Landgraab. Queen of The Bribes.

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Malcolm drives off in Bullet, the car made for him by Connor.

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Vivian sees Angie walking by and runs out to catch her. Not only can she help her with the kids today, Viv can also try to impress her so she can join the Blue Hat Society. So far it's not going too well.
Vivian: ...and if I join the Blue Hat Society we could play all kinds of games at meetings like Don't Wake The Llama!
Angie: I HATE Don't Wake The Llama. Dumbest game ever.

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Viv leaves Angie alone to play a game she knows she likes...

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while she does her chores around the house.

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After a while Angie pitches in and helps with the cleaning...

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and with the parenting.

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Minka also stops by for a game of pool. Now Viv can schmooze the Blue Hats and maybe get an invite!

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At lunch Minka gives Vivian the runaround every time she brings up the club. It's like her bestie doesn't want her to be in it. Viv is visibly shocked and offended.

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Viv leaves the girls to talk and takes a quick shower.
Vivian: I don't want to be in their stupid club anyway. Hmph!

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Gwyneth: Why am I not potty trained yet!
Because your parents have better things to do with their lives than teach you the toddler skills. It's better you learn this sooner rather than later.

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Gwyneth: *cries in disgust*
There, there. Ask Angie. She loves you.

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Angie and Minka: *besties!*

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Vivian: *grumbles* Fuck those bitches.
Vivian! That's no way for a lady to talk!

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BOOYAH!!

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Malcolm: *struts* I think I was promised woohoo if I got a promotion, ahem!

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Still pissed off, Vivian begrudgingly says good night to Minka and Angie.

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Malcolm puts Gwyn to bed...

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Then it's feeding and bed time for the twins...

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then Malcolm gets his reward.

Part 2

 
 
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Simlilisimlili on March 16th, 2015 08:07 am (UTC)
Rocky... ♥u♥

I was worried he might have left the GC, when he wasn't the one answering last time I don't remember who called the Club.
Thankfully, he was just having his hair done indeed, and now he's baaaaaaaaack.

(Malcolm, you pig!)
darkestdawn73darkestdawn73 on March 16th, 2015 05:25 pm (UTC)
Lol! I think Rocky just didn't want to walk around the Goodacre's farm with all of the animal droppings and dirt. He can't mess up his expensive white shoes. XD
Simlilisimlili on March 17th, 2015 02:06 pm (UTC)
:D