Up with the Joneses

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Home VHS: Up with the Joneses
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General
Category
Entertainment
Encumbrance
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0.1
Effect
BoredomMoodle Icon Bored.png
-5 per line
Technical
Item ID
Base.VHS_Home
Media ID
RM_80d7bbd6-bfbb-457a-bbe7-f91dbedd440a

Up with the Joneses is a unique VHS providing some lore.

Overview

The player can reduce boredom by -5 for each line of dialog when in the vicinity of a television playing the VHS.

The VHS can be used with an appropriate television to play the dialog of...

Transcript

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Person 1:

♫Dainty string music.♫

Person 2:

Hello, is that the Prime Minister?
Oh, he's busy is he? Well, I certainly hope you're of an equivalent rank...
My name is Daphne Bot-TOME.
Spelled B-O-T-T-O-M.
I was wondering if the PM would like to attend one of my evening soirées.
Perhaps he could do some networking with the elite of the Coventry social circuit.
Hello? I seem to have been cut off... Hello?
<fzzt>
Now Derek, I want everything to be perfect for my soirée.
Is that the best suit you have?

Person 3:

It's the tuxedo I wore on our wedding day!

Person 2:

Oh. It will do, I suppose. Are the candles ready? The special beeswax...

Person 3:

...beeswax candles with the silken wicks, yes, they're ready.

Person 2:

It should all go well, as long as no-one unusual turns up...
*car backfiring outside*
Oh no, it's my sister Sylvia and her slovenly husband Arklow!
Get rid of them, Derek! The PM could be here any minute!

Person 3:

The Prime Minister isn't...

Person 2:

Get RID of them!
<fzzt>

Person 1:

Oh, hello there Mr Prime Minister. I'm Arklow, and this is Sylvia.
Any chance of another bacon sarnie, Daphne?

Person 2:

<long groan>

Distribution

The loot distributions can be found in the table(s) below.

VHS_Home distribution Show / Hide
Effective chance calculations are based off of default loot settings, and median zombie density. The higher the density of zombies in an area, the higher the effective chance of an item spawning. Chance is also influenced by the lucky and unlucky traits.
Containers
Building/Room Container Effective chance
livingroom shelves 10.78%

This VHS will only spawn once and only in living room shelves, making it incredibly rare.

Code

Code icon.png Code snippet! This section contains source code from Project ZomboidShow / Hide

Source: ProjectZomboid\media\scripts\newitems.txt

Retrieved: Build 41.78.16
item VHS_Home
    {
        DisplayCategory = Entertainment,
        Type				= Normal,
        DisplayName			= VHS-Home,
        Icon				= Cassette3,
        Weight				= 0.1,
        MediaCategory       = Home-VHS,
        WorldStaticModel = VHSBox3,
    }

See also