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The Simpsons: Tapped Out Pin Pals content update

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147 "Secret Agents and Easter 2017"
"Pin Pals"
"Forgotten Anniversary" 149
Store Panel.
Update Guide.
"The Osaka Flu has been cured and all but the most romanced (or kidnapped) of tourists have left Springfield for home. While Quimby demands FEMA money to clean up after the flood of foreigners, you're free to wonder what will be next for your town. Military misfires? A covert convention? Or maybe a visit from a fake French fop? Stay tuned for new characters, buildings and stories coming soon."
―Store update description

The Simpsons: Tapped Out Pin Pals content update was released on May 10, 2017, and is the one hundred and forty-eighth content update. It requires Level 15. The update ends on May 23th. It added 3 new character skins, 1 new building-character combo, 4 new buildings and 4 new decorations.


Image Name Unlock Message Notes
Jacques.png Jacques Jacques Unlock.png Unlocks with Fiesta Terrace.


Image Name Unlock Message Notes
Pin Pal Homer.png Pin Pal Homer Pin Pal Homer Unlock.png Unlocks after completing Pin Pals Pt. 4.
Pin Pal Burns.png Pin Pal Burns Pin Pal Burns Unlock.png Unlocks with Pin Pals Bundle.
Pin Pal Moe.png Pin Pal Moe Pin Pal Moe Unlock.png


Image Name Unlock Message Notes
Pin Pal Apu.png Pin Pal Apu Pin Pal Apu Unlock.png Unlocks after completing Pinsetter Pt. 2.
Returns from Tap Ball and Soccer Cup 2015.


Image Name Cost Build time Task Notes
Pin Pals Bowling Alley.png Pin Pals Bowling Alley 6s Oiling the Lanes Unlocks after completing Pin Pals Pt. 1.
Nick's Bowling Shop.png Nick's Bowling Shop Sending Customers to The Other Nick's Unlocks with Nick's Bowling Shop Bundle.
Allow teleportation between each other.
The Other Nick's Bowling Shop.png The Other Nick's Bowling Shop Refusing Customers from The Other Nick's
Fiesta Terraces.png Fiesta Terrace Donut Tapped Out.png150 Microwaving Dinner for One Unlocks Jacques.
Buyable after building Pin Pals Bowling Alley.


Image Name Cost Build time Task Notes
The Gridiron.png The Gridiron Donut Tapped Out.png40 6s Getting Blitzed Rebate: Donut Tapped Out.png20.
Returns from Tap Ball and Soccer Cup 2015.
Alley Mcballs.png Alley Mcballs Donut Tapped Out.png50 Getting Minds Into the Gutter Rebate: Donut Tapped Out.png25.
Returns from Tap Ball and Soccer Cup 2015.


Image Name Cost Notes
Bowling Lane.png Bowling Lane After first: Donut Tapped Out.png25 Unlocks after completing Pin Pals Pt. 2.
Claw Machine.png Claw Machine Unlocks after completing Pin Pals Pt. 3.
Rewards a Bowling Shoe every 6 hours.
Post-event rewards a random prize between nothing, Ice Sculpture, Rabbit Hedge, Gas Pump,
Phone Booth, Gazebo, Wood Chipper, Gargoyle or Sir Love-A-Lot.
Bowling Trophy.png Bowling Trophy Unlocks after completing Trophy Tax.
Perfect Game Balloon.png Perfect Game Balloon Unlocks after completing The Perfect Game: Apu, The Perfect Game: Burns, The Perfect Game: Homer and The Perfect Game: Moe.


Image Name Cost Notes
Sir Love-A-Lot.png Sir Love-A-Lot Possible post-event prize in Claw Machine.
Returns from Valentine's Day 2015, Valentine's Day 2016 and Valentine's 2017.
Unique. If already owned, no more will be awarded.
Tapped Out Laramie Vending Machine.png Laramie Vending Machine Cash.png3,500 Returns from Season 24 Yard Sale.
Tapped Out Rolling Rock.png Rolling Rock Donut Tapped Out.png80 Rebate: Donut Tapped Out.png30.
Returns from Terwilligers and Wild West.


Image Name Content Cost
Nick's Bowling Shop Bundle.png Nick's Bowling Shop Bundle Nick's Bowling Shop and The Other Nick's Bowling Shop Donut Tapped Out.png70
Pin Pals Bundle.png Pin Pals Bundle Pin Pal Burns and Pin Pal Moe Donut Tapped Out.png100

Permanent Item's Rebate[edit]

Image Name Cost Build time Task Notes
Tapped Out Shortys.png Shorty's Donut Tapped Out.png60 6s Enabling Affairs and Brunches Rebate: Donut Tapped Out.png30.
Requires Level 50.
Barney's Bowlarama Tapped Out.pngTapped Out Unlock Barney.png Barney's Bowlarama w/Barney Donut Tapped Out.png250 Racking Pins Tapped Out Barney New Character.png
Rebate: Donut Tapped Out.png90.
Requires Level 9.

Item origins[edit]

Item Episode
Jacques Recurring
Pin Pal Homer, Pin Pal Burns, Pin Pal Moe, Pin Pal Apu "Team Homer", "Homer's Phobia" (shirt seen), "Three Gays of the Condo" (shirt seen), "The Ned-liest Catch" (photo seen),
"The Falcon and the D'ohman" (photo seen), "Moe Goes from Rags to Riches" (photo seen), "Penny-Wiseguys", "Simpsorama" (shirt seen), "Singin' in the Lane"
Nick's Bowling Shop, The Other Nick's Bowling Shop "Homer Alone"
Fiesta Terrace "Life on the Fast Lane", "Lisa's Pony"
The Gridiron "Judge Me Tender"
Alley Mcballs "Four Regrettings and a Funeral"
Bowling Lane, Bowling Shoes "Life on the Fast Lane", "And Maggie Makes Three", "Homer vs. the Eighteenth Amendment", "Team Homer", "Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder",
"A Hunka Hunka Burns in Love", "Pray Anything", "He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs", "The Great Wife Hope"
Claw Machine, Bowling Trophy "Team Homer"
Perfect Game Balloon "Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder"
Sir Love-A-Lot "Trash of the Titans"
Rolling Rock "Black Widower"
Pin Pals Bowling Alley, Laramie Vending Machine The Simpsons: Tapped Out exclusive


Prizes Gameplay
Premium Gameplay


Pin Pal Prizes.png

Image Name Unlock
Pin Pals Bowling Alley.png Pin Pals Bowling Alley Pin Pals Pt. 1
Bowling Lane.png Bowling Lane Pin Pals Pt. 2
Claw Machine.png Claw Machine Pin Pals Pt. 3
Pin Pal Homer.png Pin Pal Homer Pin Pals Pt. 4

Conform-o-meter impact[edit]

Building or Item Rating Points
Pin Pals Bowling Alley, Nick's Bowling Shop, The Other Nick's Bowling Shop, The Gridiron, Alley Mcballs Consumerism 10
Sir Love-A-Lot Vanity 10
Claw Machine, Bowling Trophy, Perfect Game Balloon 100
Laramie Vending Machine 350
Fiesta Terrace Indolence
Bonus $ and XP
Bowling Lane Vanity
Bonus $ and XP
Rolling Rock 1200

Other changes made[edit]

May 10th Update ("4_26_PinPals")[edit]

  • The decorations limit was increased to 9700.
  • Homer's job Survive 24 Hours from Homer the Heretic was disabled.
  • The Gridiron was added to the Businesses inventory group.
  • Homer, Ned and Pin Pal Apu's Go Bowling can now be done at the Pin Pals Bowling Alley too.
  • Building Alley McBalls now yields XP.png50 and lasts 6 seconds. Its task now earns premium.
  • Building The Gridiron now yields XP.png40 and lasts 6 seconds. Its task now earns premium.
  • Pin Pal Apu's Practice Tap Ball job no longer requires Nahasapeema Pin Pal Pt. 1 to not be active.
  • Pin Pal Apu's Bowl job now requires Full Bowling Lane to not be owned.
  • Nahasapeema Pin Pal Pt. 1 now requires Meet My Trophy Life Pt. 7 to be completed.
  • Nahasapeema Pin Pal Pt. 2 now requires Pin Pal Apu.
  • Each level of the Springfield Dump now has the Springfield Dump name displayed.


  • TOUI favicon.png Overview at Tapped Out - Update Information