Excuse me while I harvest my tomatoes

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Dear Friend,

I’ve been wanting to visit, really, but my farm needs a lot of tending. Grapes go to waste after a couple of hours, the pigs are all over the place, sunflowers take so long to grow but are worth the wait, a farm house is so expensive so I have to work at the marketplace twice as hard… Being a farmer is hard but once the trees bloom and the tomatoes are ready for picking, you feel all the work is worth it.

And I don’t even have to sweat the slightest bit.

It’s another game I’m addicted to: Facebook’s Farm Town. Perhaps not having a green thumb in real life makes me enjoy this game even more! My Mom got me into it (she’s even more of a Farm Town addict than I am!) and now I am absolutely hooked.

All you do is plant some vegetables and fruits, harvest them, sell them at the marketplace, build your farm. If you need more money, go to the marketplace and get a job harvesting someone else’s crops. It’s so easy, user-friendly and [dangerously] involving.

Here’s a screenshot of my farm:
My Farm!

It needs a lot more landscaping, that’s for sure, but I love it. I wish I could walk through the sunflower and coffee fields for real. If you squint real hard, you’ll see my animals are all over the place. I need to fence them in sometime.

Music plays while you farm. It’s this happy-working-song-kind-of melody that I find soothing. I wouldn’t be surprised if this is the lullaby my baby will be sleeping to once he’s in my arms. Yeah, I hum it even while I’m NOT playing Farm Town. I’ve even caught my husband humming along with me and he doesn’t even play the darn game. Funny thing is I feel my baby kick while I play Farm Town. Maybe he wants in on the action too. Maybe he’s dancing along to the farm’s music.

So yes, I shall go check your blog out in a little bit. But for now, please excuse me while I harvest my tomatoes. 😉

Your friend,
Farmer Toni

14 Comments on Excuse me while I harvest my tomatoes

  1. wyatt
    May 4, 2009 at 4:01 pm (10 years ago)

    interesting. haven’t seen it in my facebook.

    It’s easy to search for. Enjoy.

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  2. matanda-na-may-arthritis
    May 4, 2009 at 4:19 pm (10 years ago)

    ang cute naman ng laro na yan parang pokemon.

    matanda-na-may-arthritiss last blog post..Hydrotherapy

    Ah, hindi ako familiar sa laro ng Pokemon.

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  3. witsandnuts
    May 4, 2009 at 7:21 pm (10 years ago)

    Grabe, sobrang curious na ko to try this one!

    Give in… give in…

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  4. annehm
    May 4, 2009 at 8:50 pm (10 years ago)

    really? this is the first time i heard this. i will give it a try! i’m so addicted to restaurant city already. naku, baka palagi na lang ako sa facebook!

    I find Farm Town more addicting than RCity 😉

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  5. Stephanie
    May 5, 2009 at 1:52 am (10 years ago)

    Have fun with your tomatoes. I haven’t played the game, yet, but have a feeling that I really shouldn’t. I get into those games WAY too much and probably won’t ever leave once I start.

    Stephanies last blog post..Blossoming Belly

    Time management DOES become a problem once this game sucks you in!

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  6. pia
    May 5, 2009 at 5:41 am (10 years ago)

    congratulations on the coming baby boy!

    pias last blog post..Plan B

    Thank you Pia!

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  7. GabbyD
    May 5, 2009 at 1:54 pm (10 years ago)

    bahay kubo, kahit muni, ang halaman doon ay…

    True! Walang nipa hut sa game, pero sari-sari nga ang mga halaman!

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  8. Rach (Heart of Rachel)
    May 5, 2009 at 10:22 pm (10 years ago)

    That looks like another fun game. I got hooked on Pet Society because of you. :)

    Ooooh, then you gotta try this Rach! I’ll invite you nga.

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  9. Faye
    May 6, 2009 at 10:10 pm (10 years ago)

    i’m a farmtown addict myself!!!! kakatuwa talaga tong game na to :)

    Ayan! May nakaintindi ng addiction ko! 😀

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  10. maggie
    May 6, 2009 at 11:08 pm (10 years ago)

    nice post, i wouldn’t have it otherwise, hehehe.

    farm town is really addicting, i don’t even know how to blog again, but the way you phrase it, the addiction kinda is kinda sweet :))

    It just draws you in!!!!!

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  11. Rico
    May 7, 2009 at 11:57 am (10 years ago)

    This looks like something I can do. Farming with really farming, hehe. Will try when we get home. 😉

    Ricos last blog post..LP008: Simula Pa Lamang

    I have no green thumb in real life so getting to plant and harvest such cute crops in the game fascinates me!

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