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Probably because 80%+ that play this aren't Jewish. Neither are the Simpsons. I can see a quest for Krusty though.

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  • darrenholm736
    1277 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    There was one, but it only lasted a couple of hours so you must have missed it.

    Here's a screenshot of it.

    simpsons.jpg
  • HCoinslot
    1186 posts
    edited December 2013
    Seriously! I demand the church of the flying spaghetti monster also be recognized in this fantasy game world that for whatever reason I need recognition in.
  • Pull_Up_A_Chair
    896 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    Because no one can spell Hanukkah? Seriously. And that other spelling, Chanukah, ****?
  • luckofthedru
    30 posts
    edited December 2013
    Doesn't matter my friend, I'm not jewish either, but I think it's ridiculous that other holidays are not recognized. especially for a game that makes so much money. At least do something for Krusty. Bring in the temple and the rabbi. Something! Then again, maybe we won't even get a holiday update this year, apparently the programmers are still sleeping from their tryptophan overdose.
  • MaxxSpider
    5465 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    Doesn't matter my friend, I'm not jewish either, but I think it's ridiculous that other holidays are not recognized. especially for a game that makes so much money. At least do something for Krusty. Bring in the temple and the rabbi. Something! Then again, maybe we won't even get a holiday update this year, apparently the programmers are still sleeping from their tryptophan overdose.

    you do know this game is based on the Simpsons
    they cant just start adding stuff because they want to if it has not been on the simpsons before
  • mcduck90
    940 posts
    edited December 2013

    With Krustyland you might a chance this year...
  • HCoinslot
    1186 posts
    edited December 2013
    Doesn't matter my friend, I'm not jewish either.

    LMAO, why not let them fight their own fight then? The only person here complaining for Jewish holidays doesn't celebrate them? Did you read that at all before you posted it?

    I'm going to take up the cause of the Choctaw nation. I think that their holidays should be recognized by TSTO, and get their own updates, despite the fact that I need to google how to spell Choctaw, and no absolutely nothing about them.
  • Pull_Up_A_Chair
    896 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    I'm an atheist. I demand that every bit of church going in the game be stopped... Oh, no? Of course not but you do see that the choice to celebrate a religious holiday is up to each individual?

    If they turn this game into one, continuous world-wide religious holiday event, I guarantee you that I'd stop playing. And I'd bet that the churchy joes that play would be horrified and quit and the Jews wouldn't especially enjoy a month of Islam and the Muslims wouldn't be too keen on a month of Chanukah. It's a deal breaker to include everybody's dogma. We accept Christmas because it's everywhere during this time of the year. You can't throw a dead cat out of your car without hitting a mall Santa.

    This game is based on Matt Groening's ironic sense of the absurd. He is an atheist... But he isn't dragging that non-belief through the show except by illustrating his feelings by creating Ned Flanders.

    I feel a sh1tstorm brewing...
  • luckofthedru
    30 posts
    edited December 2013
    I understand not putting something in the game unless it's in the simpsons, but two things. First off, Krusty is Jewish, so there is no reason not to have something, even a menorah decoration. Two, maybe I'm a little confused, but where in the Simpsons Universe did Santa coins exist before last years Christmas Update?
  • HCoinslot
    1186 posts
    edited December 2013
    where in the Simpsons Universe did Santa coins exist before last years Christmas Update?

    In santa's coinslot.
  • jennylynj21
    1305 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    HCoinslot wrote:
    Seriously! I demand the church of the flying spaghetti monster also be recognized in this fantasy game world that for whatever reason I need recognition in.

    +1 :mrgreen:
  • ecneralc
    3182 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    Because there is Jewish characters, and they have had some episodes about his heritage, I can see maybe something small during the Christmas update. But not a whole update. Also Christmas is so commercialized that it's not really religious anymore lol. I don't believe there is a god but I celebrate Christmas because I have since I was born.
  • mcduck90
    940 posts
    edited December 2013
    I think that the lack of a major update is driving us crazy....
  • MaxxSpider
    5465 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    i could see them maybe releasing Krustys father for Hanuka but never a full event
  • Arlandria606
    519 posts
    edited December 2013
    I'm an atheist. I demand that every bit of church going in the game be stopped... Oh, no? Of course not but you do see that the choice to celebrate a religious holiday is up to each individual?

    If they turn this game into one, continuous world-wide religious holiday event, I guarantee you that I'd stop playing. And I'd bet that the churchy joes that play would be horrified and quit and the Jews wouldn't especially enjoy a month of Islam and the Muslims wouldn't be too keen on a month of Chanukah. It's a deal breaker to include everybody's dogma. We accept Christmas because it's everywhere during this time of the year. You can't throw a dead cat out of your car without hitting a mall Santa.

    This game is based on Matt Groening's ironic sense of the absurd. He is an atheist... But he isn't dragging that non-belief through the show except by illustrating his feelings by creating Ned Flanders.

    I feel a sh1tstorm brewing...

    I was going to post something very similar... "if you religious types all get your holidays represented, what do I get as an atheist" kinda thing.

    (Incidentally there's a book floating about on the topic of religion in the Simpsons that tries to argue that they're a good wholesome Christian example. It's a really funny read.)
  • jasonicus321
    1811 posts New member
    edited December 2013
    People are such whiners these days. Every little thing offends them. Next thing you know we'll have someone who wants to take the word Christmas out of the update and replace it with holiday.
  • ecneralc
    3182 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    Also if they're going to celebrate Hanukah, they will need to celebrate Boxing Day on December 26th. Which I think everyone would enjoy because to celebrate it they'd have to put donuts on sale. Boxing Day started off as parents who could afford to buy presents for their children would box up their children's old toys and give them to people who couldn't afford Christmas. Now it's celebrate with week long sales with everything up to 75% off.
  • mcorway
    419 posts
    edited December 2013
    I'd love to see Krusty's father added to the game as part a Hanukkah update!
  • HCoinslot
    1186 posts
    edited December 2013
    ecneralc wrote:
    Also if they're going to celebrate Hanukah, they will need to celebrate Boxing Day on December 26th. Which I think everyone would enjoy because to celebrate it they'd have to put donuts on sale. Boxing Day started off as parents who could afford to buy presents for their children would box up their children's old toys and give them to people who couldn't afford Christmas. Now it's celebrate with week long sales with everything up to 75% off.

    I know that we do it to a lesser extent and in a much less organized fashion, but

    WHY DO WE NOT CELEBRATE THIS IN THE US????

  • Pull_Up_A_Chair
    896 posts Member
    edited December 2013
    People are such whiners these days. Every little thing offends them. Next thing you know we'll have someone who wants to take the word Christmas out of the update and replace it with holiday.

    I've yet to meet a single atheist who gives a crap about changing Christmas into Holidays. That's a bunch O' Crap centered around a tiny faction of idiots who get a lot of press. Most of us are just happy to not have a JW or a Mormon knocking on our door while we try to squeeze in a nap.

    I know thousands of atheists and not one has ever mentioned that having someone say Merry Christmas is offensive.
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