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The preview animation for this trait shows the Sim being desperate for a friend, although in game loners are in a better mood when alone.
Nearby pets do not remove the "Enjoying Solitude" moodlet.
Loners will say the following when put into a rather large outing group: "This is more people than I can handle...I've got to get out of here!" followed by their feelings on the group outing. This occurs even with family members (tested with an 8-member group outing where two members were loners. After a few sim-minutes, both quit the group immediately leaving it a 6-member group). Another test used 5 siblings, and was a one loner. The single loner quit the group immediately leaving it a four-member group.
Loners will reject the "Woo!" interaction from Sims with the party animal trait.
Loners with the insane trait will never need to socialize with other Sims. This is due to the fact that not only will the social need decrease slower because of the loner trait's effect, but also having the insane trait allows them to use the "Talk to Self" interaction to raise their social need in addition to their fun need.
If a party is taking place in a different household within the neighborhood, the "Gossip" interaction may reveal the loner's disdain for parties.
Loners are at a disadvantage when undertaking a communications major while studying at college.[TS3:UL]
Loners rarely ever wish to form friendships with other Sims unless they also have the charismatic and/or friendly traits.
This positive moodlet will appear when no other Sims are in the same room or area as the loner. It provides a +15 buff to the loner's mood. This moodlet will disappear whenever another Sim approaches the proximity of the loner.
Too Many People
Appears when 3 or more Sims are in the same room or proximity of the loner. May also appear in career or school rabbitholes if 3 or more Sims are currently working alongside the loner. It adds a -15 penalty to the loner's mood, but disappears when the number of Sims near the loner is reduced to at least 2.