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The Old Man and the Sea

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For the reference to the novel, see The Old Man and the Sea.

The Old Man and the Sea
Tapped Out Quest Information
Level: 15
Update: Squidport
Required characters: Sea Captain
Previous quest(s): Squidport Pt. 4
Next quest(s): Squidport Pt. 13

The Old Man and the Sea is a questline in The Simpsons: Tapped Out. It was introduced in the Squidport content update. It unlocks the Sea Captain and the Houseboat.


Pt. 1[edit]

After completing Squidport Pt. 4
Homer Uh-oh, did I blow another brain vessel? I think I'm hallucinating a house out there... in the ocean.
Homer No, it's real! It's some kind of house/boat hybrid! Hmmm, I wonder what you call that?
Task: "Place Sea Captain's Houseboat".
If the player does not place the houseboat in the water:
Homer Even if that boat is a house, it still goes in the ocean
Place: Houseboat
New Character: Sea Captain
Quest reward: Cash.png100 and XP.png10

Pt. 2[edit]

After tapping on Sea Captain's exclamation mark
Sea Captain Y'arr, who be doing all that squalling and cussing at the sea? Ye made me sailors blush. Seriously, some of them cried.
Homer Sorry, sometimes I have a potty mouth. Anyhoo, who the F@#& are you?
Sea Captain Captain McCallister. Just let in from a long haul at sea.
Sea Captain Been at Madagascar and at Malabar and spent half a hundred days floating 'round that giant garrrbage patch in the Pacific.
Sea Captain Y'arr, that last one tweren't intentional.
Sea Captain But sit ye down and have a yarn with the Captain. I'll tell of a ship that near went under, her belly laden with conterfeit Kindle Fires.
Homer Eh, I'm not really much for listening to people.
Sea Captain Did I mention thar'd be rum by the bucketfull?
Homer Yarn away! Don't leave anything out!
Task: "Make Sea Captain Tell a Tall Tale". The task takes 4 hours.
Quest reward: Cash.png100 and XP.png10

Next Quest: Squidport Pt. 5

Pt. 3[edit]

Previous Quest: Squidport Pt. 8
After tapping on Sea Captain's exclamation mark
Sea Captain Now, me hearties, bring her about and get her braced in a broach and ye can lay to that!
Sea Captain Because... um, at three bells... as the crow flies... er... sextant...
Lisa Is everything okay, Sea Captain?
Sea Captain I've been running out of nautical jargon to pepper me conversation with. Which is hard because, ye know, it's my thing.
Lisa You could pick up jargon from classic tales of the sea like, "Treasure Island" or "Moby Dick".
Sea Captain Brilliant! Yoiu're like one of them, ye know, light... buildings that shine for boats and stuff when the weather is... not good...
Sea Captain Y'arr, I'd best get to readin'.
Task: "Make Sea Captain Read Nautical Literature". The task takes place at Springfield Library and takes 24 hours.
Quest reward: Cash.png100 and XP.png10

Next Quest: Squidport Pt. 9

Pt. 4[edit]

Previous Quest: Squidport Pt. 9
After tapping on Sea Captain's exclamation mark
Sea Captain When ye're crossing a great ocean and ye got miles of time ahead of ye, it's the perfect opportunity to hone new skills.‎
Homer Like what? Knot tying, knife throwing, shark punching?
Sea Captain Nay! I was able to work up a solid stand up set.‎
Sea Captain Here's my opener: We all know the difference between a Quartermaster and Boatswain, right? 'Bout 20K a year! Ba-dum-bump!‎
Homer hat language are you speaking?‎
Sea Captain Y'arr, I'm still workshoppin' a lot of this.
Task: "Make Sea Captain Practice Standup Routine". The task takes 60 minutes.
Quest reward: Cash.png100 and XP.png10

Pt. 5[edit]

Previous Quest: Squidport Pt. 12
After tapping on Sea Captain's exclamation mark
Sea Captain - Aghast Y'arr, I have depleted the ocean of all her delicious sea life.
Sea Captain What Homer did to my restaurant, I did to Poseidon's endless wonderland. So, I can see how he'd be sore at me.
Sea Captain It's going ta take a bit o' sweet talkin' to get the bounty of the sea flowing again.
Task: "Make Sea Captain Pray to Poseidon". The task takes place at the First Church of Springfield and take 12 hours.
Quest reward: Cash.png100 and XP.png10