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[[File:Trait workaholic.png|left]] '''Workaholic''' is a lifestyle [[trait]] from ''[[The Sims 3]]''. It does not conflict with any trait.<ref>In The Sims 3 for Wii, it conflicts with [[Procrastinator]] and [[Easy Going]].</ref>
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{{Era|TS3}}[[File:Trait workaholic.png|left]]'''Workaholic''' is a lifestyle [[Trait (The Sims 3)|trait]] from ''[[The Sims 3]]''. It's first available for children.
 
''Workaholics love to work and rarely become stressed from working. Their mood suffers when they miss work, but they are able to make it up by working from home. Workaholics make the best employees.''
 
''Workaholics love to work and rarely become stressed from working. Their mood suffers when they miss work, but they are able to make it up by working from home. Workaholics make the best employees.''
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==Effects==
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Sims get a Mood boost when working and they work better in careers. If they stop working or not go to work or school, they will get Missing Work moodlet and will stay until the Sim goes to work or school (Work area for Professions), it cannot be removed by the Moodlet Manager. The only career that is not affected by Workaholic is Investigator. The only way to avoid going to work and to avoid getting the Missing Work Moodlet is to use Take unpaid time off which Workaholics can miss work without penalty.
 
   
Joke about Work will fail if it is used on a [[Workaholic]].
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==Attributes==
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*Workaholics will use the "Work Hard" tone by default while working.
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*Workaholics will become less stressed while working, and receive a positive moodlet while at work.
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*Workaholic teens and children won't become stressed as easily as other Sims while at school.
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*Workaholics will receive a negative moodlet if they are not at work when they are supposed to be.
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*Workaholics gain fun while doing, helping, or being helped with homework.
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*Workaholics complete homework 27.8% faster.
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*Children and teens who receive homework help from a Workaholic complete it 27.8% faster.
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*Workaholics benefit from all [[major]]s in [[College (rabbit hole)|college]].
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*Workaholics don't enjoy listening to other Sims "Complain about Work". Workaholic children and teens won't autonomously complain about school.
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*Workaholics prefer to watch the history channel on the [[television]].
   
Other Sims are able to use the Mean social "Accuse of being a Workaholic". This social is negative.
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==Special Interactions==
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*Workaholics can check up on work using their cellphone.
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*Workaholics can work at home using the computer to raise their job performance.
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*Workaholic Sims can "Discuss Work" with any employed Sims rather than just their co-workers or boss.
   
In the Architectural Designer profession, Workaholics will give bonuses for placing a quality desk in their remodel.{{Vgversion|TS3:A}}
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== Possible Lifetime Wishes ==
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* CEO of a Mega Corporation
==[[Trait conflict|Conflicting traits]]==
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* World Renowned Surgeon
===[[The Sims 3]] and [[The Sims 3 (Console)]]===
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* Jack of all Trades
*None
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* Renaissance Sim
===The Sims 3 (Wii)===
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*Superstar Actor
*[[Procrastinator]]
 
*[[Easy Going]]
 
==Attributes==
 
*Workaholic Sims are more successful at asking for promotions and raises.
 
*Workaholic Sims get less stressed from working and get "Likes Work" [[moodlet]] while working.
 
*Workaholics get stressed when they are not at their work lot during their working hours.<ref>[[Investigator]], Music (Rock Level 10) and [[School]] are exceptions. The Sim will not get the Missing Work penalty which Sims would usually receive when they do not work.</ref>
 
*Workaholic Sims have fun doing homework, and do it faster than normal Sims.
 
*The Sim doesn't enjoy making fun of work.
 
*Workaholic Sims do not get the wish to retire when they age into elders.
 
*Workaholic Sims who are unemployed do not like to be asked about their career, and get angry if they are asked about it.
 
*If a workaholic Sim goes to work, he/she will choose, at default, to "work hard", and it is up to player whether to change it or not.
 
   
==Unlocked Interactions==
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==Player Notes==
*Sim has the option to 'Work at Home' when player hits upon nearby computer.
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*The Workaholic trait actually doesn't have any impact on how much Sims gain the job performance. The [[Ambitious]] trait, on the other hand, causes Sims to earn job performance a bit faster.
*Sim has the option to 'Check Up on Work' via cellphone.
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*In [[The Sims 3 (Wii)|''The Sims 3'' for Wii]], it conflicts with [[Procrastinator]] and [[Easy Going]].
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*Workaholics will reject the "Joke about Work" interaction, or when being asked about job if they are unemployed.{{Confirm}}
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*If the client of an [[Architectural Designer]] has the Workaholic trait, they will award 20 points per desk.
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*[[Alien]]'s brain power need decays more slowly if they are working, while having a [[Couch Potato]] or [[Absent Minded]] trait will make it decay more quickly.
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*The "Missing Work" moodlet also applies for Sims who have been arrested during working hours of the [[Criminal]] career, causing them to become more stressed than other Sims when arrested.
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*Workaholic Sims can still become stressed from certain work-related [[Opportunities]] the same as any other Sim, regardless of how high their [[Fun]] motive bar was before the opportunity was started.
   
==Socials that causes Sims to learn the Workaholic trait==
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==Special Moodlets==
*Ask about Career (increases relationship if the Sim has a job; Lowers it if the Sim does not have a Job)
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*Joke about work (lowers Relationship)
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!Notes
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|[[File:Likes Work.png]]
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|Likes Work
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|Workaholics get this moodlet whenever they are at work. It won't appear for Workaholics who work [[Skill career|self-employed]].
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|[[File:Missing Work.png]]
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|Missing Work
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|Workaholics will get this moodlet if they are missing work. It will drain the [[Fun]] motive quickly.
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If the user Sim is a Workaholic, relationship will go up if he/she learns the trait.
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==Premade Workaholics==
== Possible lifetime wishes ==
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[[Nick Alto]], [[Susan Wainwright]], [[Alexander Cross]]
These are the lifetime wishes available to Workaholics:
 
*Jack of All Trades
 
*Renaissance Sim
 
*World-Renowned Surgeon
 
   
== Workaholic Sims ==
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{{See also|:Category:Workaholics}}
[[:Category:Workaholics]]
 
   
==Notes==
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{{Traits|Lifestyle}}
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[[es:Adicto al trabajo]]
{{Lifestyle (traits)}}
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[[ru:Трудоголик]]
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[[nl:Workaholic]]
 
[[Category:Traits from The Sims 3 (base game)]]
 
[[Category:Traits from The Sims 3 (base game)]]
 
[[Category:Workaholics| ]]
 
[[Category:Workaholics| ]]

Latest revision as of 00:21, December 24, 2018

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Trait Workaholic
Workaholic is a lifestyle trait from The Sims 3. It's first available for children.

Workaholics love to work and rarely become stressed from working. Their mood suffers when they miss work, but they are able to make it up by working from home. Workaholics make the best employees.

AttributesEdit

  • Workaholics will use the "Work Hard" tone by default while working.
  • Workaholics will become less stressed while working, and receive a positive moodlet while at work.
  • Workaholic teens and children won't become stressed as easily as other Sims while at school.
  • Workaholics will receive a negative moodlet if they are not at work when they are supposed to be.
  • Workaholics gain fun while doing, helping, or being helped with homework.
  • Workaholics complete homework 27.8% faster.
  • Children and teens who receive homework help from a Workaholic complete it 27.8% faster.
  • Workaholics benefit from all majors in college.
  • Workaholics don't enjoy listening to other Sims "Complain about Work". Workaholic children and teens won't autonomously complain about school.
  • Workaholics prefer to watch the history channel on the television.

Special InteractionsEdit

  • Workaholics can check up on work using their cellphone.
  • Workaholics can work at home using the computer to raise their job performance.
  • Workaholic Sims can "Discuss Work" with any employed Sims rather than just their co-workers or boss.

Possible Lifetime Wishes Edit

  • CEO of a Mega Corporation
  • World Renowned Surgeon
  • Jack of all Trades
  • Renaissance Sim
  • Superstar Actor

Player NotesEdit

  • The Workaholic trait actually doesn't have any impact on how much Sims gain the job performance. The Ambitious trait, on the other hand, causes Sims to earn job performance a bit faster.
  • In The Sims 3 for Wii, it conflicts with Procrastinator and Easy Going.
  • Workaholics will reject the "Joke about Work" interaction, or when being asked about job if they are unemployed.[confirmation needed]
  • If the client of an Architectural Designer has the Workaholic trait, they will award 20 points per desk.
  • Alien's brain power need decays more slowly if they are working, while having a Couch Potato or Absent Minded trait will make it decay more quickly.
  • The "Missing Work" moodlet also applies for Sims who have been arrested during working hours of the Criminal career, causing them to become more stressed than other Sims when arrested.
  • Workaholic Sims can still become stressed from certain work-related Opportunities the same as any other Sim, regardless of how high their Fun motive bar was before the opportunity was started.

Special MoodletsEdit

Image Moodlet Name Notes
Likes Work Likes Work Workaholics get this moodlet whenever they are at work. It won't appear for Workaholics who work self-employed.
Missing Work Missing Work Workaholics will get this moodlet if they are missing work. It will drain the Fun motive quickly.

Premade WorkaholicsEdit

Nick Alto, Susan Wainwright, Alexander Cross

See also: Category:Workaholics


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