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FAQ - Patsy's answers!

Many of the same questions keep coming up on the forums.

Hopefully this will give Millionaires a starting point to look for answers!

Perhaps it would be an idea to bookmark it!

1. A. Can I change my City's name?


B. Can I restart my city - I've made a mess!

2. How many levels are there in Millionaire City?

3. A. What are the details for the different Houses?


B. What are the Rent & Tenant details for the different Houses?

4. A. What are the details for the different Commerces?


B. What are the details for the different Decorations & Wonders?

5. A. What happens when I 'Ask for Help' to build my new property?


B. How do you help friends build their Houses & Wonders?

6. How do I plan my City?

7. How do I make more money from my Commerces?

8. How do I make a successful Investment?

9. How do you help friends improve their houses? or


How do you 'upgrade' friends' houses?
10. Why do my Houses sometimes 'explode'/'send up flares' as I collect rent?

11. Move Tool, Rent Coll'n Tool, Rent Contracts - in the brown suitcase.
A. How to use the Move Tool...
B. How to use the Rent Collection Tool...
C. How to use the Rent Contractor Tool...

12. How do you complete the Missions to Pimp your House?

13. Expansions? All you want to know...

14. Where's my cash gone? - I've saved more than $100M.

15. How to find your Facebook User ID#

16. So you want to know how to put a screenshot on the forum?

17. How/Where can I report a problem with Millionaire City?

I'll add more FAQ as they come up so please check back if you need another answer.

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08-04-2010, 01:48 PM
Join Date: Jun 2010
Patsy Location: Fife, Scotland.
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Questions & Answers 1 - 6

1. A. Can I change my City's name?

The name you first used was rewarded with the $$ from the Naming Mission, so the Game Makers have said it cannot be changed.
1. B. Can I restart my city - I've made a mess!

No - if you feel you want to start over again then you have two choices...

i. Demolish everything using the bulldozer at the bottom right of the gamescreen.
You will get back 35% of the original purchase price of the item.
OR the better option...
ii. Plan how you want your city to look and hire the Move Tool and re-organise all your existing buildings so that your city looks better. The
Move Tool will cost you either a % of each building's value or you can hire it for 10 Gold/24hrs. (More info in Q11A)

2. How many levels are there in Millionaire City?

As of 12th July there are 115 levels in Millionaire City.


3. A. What are the details for the different Houses?

This table clearly shows in the first pinky section which houses are best suited for Rental Income plans.
They are best surrounded with Decorations to increase their bonus and total rent which can be collected.
The blue second section shows those with high tenant numbers which are best suited to surround Commerce to bring in larger amounts of $$ in
Commerce Income. Don't waste space using Decorations within the reach (green box area) of any of your Commerce. Decorations don't bring in
Commerce Income.
You'll notice that the Super Skyscraper appears in both sections - it's an exceptional House - equally suited to either Rental or Commerce Income
strategy.

B. What are the Rent & Tenant details for the different Houses?

These figures show the Rent which will be collected at the end of the Rental Period but do NOT take into account the contract charges paid when
the Rental Contracts are signed at the start of the Rental Period.
4. A. What are the details for the different Commerces?
B. What are the details for the different Decorations & Wonders?
5. A. What happens when I 'Ask for Help' to build my new property?
B. How do you help friends build their Houses & Wonders?

When you buy a building and place it on it's land space, it immediately starts its build/completion time. This build time increases in line with the
increased cost of buildings. Bungalows take 10 mins, Chateau take 14hrs. To speed up this process click on the part built property. A box will
open... this one refers to a Townhouse Lux ...

The tabs are either Instant Build or Ask for Help. Click on the Instant Build and it will tell you the 'Instant Build' cost at that minute. If you click
on it a few mins later the price will be less. Any money you pay to Instant Build will not be included in your City's Net Worth so is actually a
waste and not a great idea.

The other tab, 'Ask for Help' enables you to have a request for Help posted on the Wall feed. Using the posts on the Wall Feed means that any
property can be helped by up to 10 people to complete the building process... each person will reduce the build time by 10% of the original
expected build time.
This picture shows the same Instant Build but this time it's for a $2M Villa. Three friends have already helped so the original Build Time has
been reduced by 30%.

The only way (at the moment) to help build friends' properties is to click on their wall posts requesting help. You can only help each
House/Wonder once (NOT once per day). It can't be done from within the game screen (yet!?!).

6. How do I plan my City?

A couple of Guides have been written by experienced players. Read their help here ... (It's better than the not very catchy title

Guide for MC beginners / Suggestions for planning

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08-04-2010, 01:49 PM
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Question & Answer 7


7. How do I make more money from my Commerces?

Many people build commerces/shops and wonder why they only collect a few $$ from each one. Each commerce has an area of 'reach' (the green
box visible if you hold your mouse over the shop) and any houses inside the green box will determine how many tenants/customers your
Commerce income can be based on.

If your shop is not collecting for you it may be because either

1) you have no houses built within the 'catchment area'...


or
2) the houses are in the 'area' but have no current tenants' contracts.
(You've collected rent but the star's showing because the new contract has not been signed.)

The following pictures are of an early set of houses whose tenants are the customers for the coffee shop in the centre.
These are to help people understand the concept of surrounding a commerce with housing. This coffee shop has 36 customers, but it's quite a low
number because of the type of housing around the shop and it only has a reach of 7x7.
In the picture below you can see a newer arrangement, now using the flower shop which has a larger reach of 9x9, together with the highly
populated apartments. This now gives a much improved 280 customers for the flower shop because the housing used are better suited to a
Commerce Income strategy. They do however give lower Rental Income which is fine if you are able to supplement it with lots of 3min clicking
of your Commerces.

The next picture shows a Bowling Alley surrounded by Apartments. If the houses are on 18hr contracts then there will be 24 tenants per house /
336 total or $55 per customer / $18,480 per 3mins. Replace the Bowling Alley($2M) with the Nightclub($4M) at $65 per customer and with the
same Housing the 3 min Commerce Income becomes $21,840. (Shorter time contracts will bring in less $$ because they only give 20 tenants per
Apartment.)

Replace the Apartments with Apartments Luxury and some Duplex Luxury and the same Bowling Alley will increase to 481 as shown below -
$26,455 per 3mins.

Hopefully the above will have demonstrated how to increase your Commerce Income.

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08-04-2010, 01:49 PM
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Question & Answer 8

8. How do I make a successful Investment?

When you want to 'Invest' in a friend, go to the bottom left of the game screen, use the Investment button with the green arrow, select a friend's
picture and send an invitation. Only friends who DO NOT already play MC can be Invited.
The invitation will then appear on your friend's wall as below...
ONLY if your friend clicks on the word Accept at the bottom right of that wall post will their city count as one of your Investments.
If your friend starts playing MC in any other way, they cannot be one of your Investments.

Also the Investment needs to be successful to work for you. That means your friend's city must reach a value of $4M within 20 days of accepting
the invitation. A successful Investment can be used to reduce the price you have to pay on one expansion of your city land.

To check on the progress of your Investment, go back to the green Investment arrow, bottom left of screen.
The Statistics tab will show if all of your Investments have been successful.
If not, then try the Investment Portfolio which will show you current status/progress as shown below.
If your friend accepted your invitation by clicking on the post on their profile/feed then their progress will appear. You can regularly check their
progress and if wanted (why would you hassle a friend?) you have the opportunity to send a 'hurry up' post?!?

Once the friend's city achieves the necessary $4M required in less than 20 days, you need to return to the Investment Portfolio and click 'Results'.
This will accept your reward and then in turn the success will show in the Statistics tab. (Your successful Investment will also show when you
make the next expansion purchase.)

My friend Alex who was at $3.06M in the pic above, achieved the necessary $4M within the required 20 days, so the following pictures show the
completion of my Investment.

NB. Reminder: You have to go into the Investment Portfolio and click on the results button,
........only then will the process will be completed........

You'll get your $100,000 'reward' and your successful Investment will count towards the purchase of an Expansion.

If for any reason you decide to cancel your Investment invitation eg because your friend has not started their city and you want to re-issue the
invitation, you need to go to the Investment Portfolio where you've the choice of Publish Reminder/Cancel. If you cancel then you can start the
Invitation process over again.
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Questions & Answers 9 - 10

9. How do you help friends improve their houses? or


How do you 'upgrade' friends' houses?

In this game the words 'improve' and 'upgrade' are used to describe what happens when you visit a friend's city and click on any five of their
houses.
You don't really 'improve' or 'upgrade' their houses... or at least not in the way most people probably think of improving/upgrading e.g. making a
Townhouse into a Luxury Townhouse.
Nothing of that sort actually happens now!
However, when you click on a friend's house while visiting...this is what will happen...
• Each house that is clicked on will sparkle
• you gain $100 + 10XP for each house that is 'clicked' (max 5 per visit) ... and
• your friend gains because each of their houses which were 'clicked' gain a 10% increase on the rent being charged at that time + 2XP. So
to help your friends most, look for the most expensive houses to click on first as this will give them more rent!
Once you have signed up some Business Partners(BP), then when you click on a BP's house while visiting...this is what will happen...
• Each house that is clicked on will sparkle
• you gain $150 + 15XP for each house that is 'clicked' (max 5 per visit) ... and
• your friend gains because each of their houses which were 'clicked' gain a 12% increase on the rent being charged at that time + 3XP. So
to help your BPs most, look for the most expensive houses to click on first as this will give them more rent!
These 'upgrades' are NOT permanent because you'd soon run out of houses to click on when making your daily visit.

10. Why do my Houses sometimes 'explode'/'send up flares' as I collect rent?

This effect is as a result of your friends helping you when they visit your city. It lets you see clearly (or be blinded by...) a yellow flash which
Houses were clicked on and will have had their rent increased by 10% for that contract, or by blue flash if helped by a Business Partner and
given a 12% rent increase.

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Question & Answer 11 Move, Rent Coll'n & Rent Contract Tools - in the brown suitcase

11 What's in the 'New' brown suitcase?

The brown suitcase is in the lower left corner of the gamescreen and when clicked on shows the following icons:
left Move Tool, centre Rent Collector Tool, right Rent Contractor Tool.
11 A. How to use the MOVE Tool...

If you decide to move a building, plan where it's to go and have the new land plots built ready.

The Move Tool is in the 'New' brown suitcase, bottom left of gamescreen. Click on the left icon and then select the building/decoration you want
to move and click it to drop it in it's intended new position, a box will come up - see pic below.

You now have 3 options...


1. pick the green tick - you will be agreeing to move the item and pay the amount specified as the cost for that one item (in this case it was
the cost of moving a Colonial house $510,000) Each item you move this way will be charged individually, in some cases possibly $M's.

2. pick the Rent button. You will be charged 10 Gold and then have unlimited use of the Move Tool for the next 24 hours. A wee clock with
the Move icon will appear in the top left corner of your screen to show the amount of paid Move time remaining. The clock flashes in the
final minute before the time expires.

3. pick the red X to close because you don't want to do the Move at all. No $$ are charged. The item will instantly return to it's original
position.
TIP: The timer on the rents and commercials does reset when you move them. The construction of the wonders/buildings does not start over
when you move them.

11 B. How to use the Rent Collection Tool...

This Guide is also in a thread with discussion. To read please see here...

Rent Collection Tool - How to use...

To use the new Rent Collection Tool, click on the 'New' brown suitcase in the bottom left corner of the gamescreen. Then select the middle
dollar icon as in pic #1. When you move the cursor it will now be a large green see thru box as pic #2.

Place the green box over a group of properties where the dollars are flashing to show the rent is due for collection. Click once to start the
collection process - immediately a new box will appear to ask you to choose which contract you wish to choose for using the Rent Collection
Tool ... eg to pay for the $5,000 6 minute option or 2, 15 or 30 days contracts which will cost amounts of Gold as shown in pic #3 below.
Once you have paid for your use of the Tool, you will be able to start collecting all rents by using the tool.
A wee clock will now show in the top left of your gamescreen as in pic #4 above and when you hold the cursor over it, the remaining paid for
time will be displayed.
Also the clock flashes to warn you during the last minute of paid use of the Collection Tool.

Each time you wish to collect the rent using the Collection Tool, you need to select it by going to the brown suitcase and clicking on the icon - It
is not automatic!!!

Placing the green screen over the properties ready for rent collection and clicking will collect all rents within collection area as in pic #5.

If you paid for the 6 minute use of the Collection Tool then you will not be able to select that option again for 2 days and the option will be
greyed out as in pic #6. There are also warnings to advise when the Tool will be available in eg 7hours, 5hours etc.
Helpful Tip : Full Commerce income is collected when ALL housing have current contracts signed. It has been suggested that when first visiting
your city in a day and all rents are due for collection, it's better to collect the Commerce income 1st manually and then use the Collection Tool on
the houses' rents, resign all housing contracts then use the Collection Tool on future Commerce incomes as in the pic below.
11 C. How to use the Rent Contractor Tool...

This Guide is also in a thread with discussion. To read please see here...

Rent Contractor Tool - How to use...

To use the new Rent Contractor Tool, click on the 'New' brown suitcase in the bottom left corner of the gamescreen. Then select the right
contract icon. When you move the cursor it will now be a large green see thru box as pic #1.
Place the green box over a group of properties where the stars are flashing to show a new contract is needed. Click once to start the contract
process - immediately a new box will appear (pic #2 above) to ask you to decide which length of Contractor you wish to choose for using the
Rent Contractor Tool ... eg to pay for the $15,000 6 minute option or 2, 15 or 30 days contracts which will cost amounts of Gold.

Now that you've paid for the use of the Rent Contractor Tool, you can hover the green box over the next houses needing new contracts. Click and
the usual contracts box will come up. However now when you hover your mouse over different contracts, it will show the total rent which would
be due for the collection of houses under the green box. Pic #3 shows the 12 hr contract and pic #4 is the 18hr total - note the increased number
of tenants when you change to the 18hr contract.
If you paid for the 6 minute use of the Contractor Tool then you will not be able to select that option again for 2 days and the option will be
greyed out as in pic #5. There are also warnings to advise when the Tool will be available in eg 7hours, 5hours down to 1 hour, pic #6.
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Question & Answer 12

12. How do you complete the Missions to Pimp your House?

This is the opening post from the Guide......


Mission - How to do Pimping Houses

Please take your time to understand what is necessary to achieve these missions.
It will save you much time and frustration ... judging from some of the posts on the forums!

Several of the Missions refer to Pimping/decorating different house types, i.e. Bungalow, Townhouse, Villa, Chateau and Colonial. At this point
you need to notice that all of these house types are the ones best suited to Rental Income and this is actually encouraging you to use the
decorations available to best effect.
Mission I 12% on a bungalow
Mission II 16% on a bungalow
Mission III 30% on a Townhouse
Mission IV 60% on a Townhouse
Mission V
Rockstar Villa 90% on a Villa
Chateau 110% on a Chateau
Pimp the Colonial 360% on a Colonial

All of the advice given can be applied to each and every one of the Missions, so provided you understand what you are trying to achieve, you'll

manage all of the Missions with ease!

The very 1st Mission says you need to have a 12% bonus on ONE bungalow.

Please note it does NOT say that you need to decorate 12 bungalows.
You could have 20 bungalows with a tree next to every one of them and you still will not clear the 1st 12% mission.

So you need to choose ONE of your bungalows and plant trees around that one bungalow until it has a 12% bonus on it.
You can find out what % you already have and therefor how much more you need to add by hovering your mouse over the chosen bungalow.

The 2nd Pimp Mission is for 16% on any Bungalow, so if possible you could add another 2 x 2% trees beside the bungalow used in the 1st
mission... The following pic is of a recent solution and aside it, you can see the highlighted bonus.

Now you've passed the bungalow missions, the next ones are for Townhouses so altho' I'll say Townhouse, the instructions apply to the other
houses types which come in later missions as well and will be easier if you can use the fountains as well as trees.

It's now established that each mission only applies to ONE house of the type, not all your houses and also may not apply to the Luxury version of
that house type.
............. MC have changed this recently so it's best to read the Mission instruction carefully...........

In the Mission box it will show against the Pimp Mission what your current best score is:
• if it's for Mission I and it says 8/12 then your best total for ONE bungalow is 8% and the target is 12%, or...
• if it's for Mission IV and it says 36/60 then your best total for one of your Townhouses is 36%, and the target is 60%.
• if it's for the Colonial Mission and it says 145/360 then your best total for ONE Colonial is 145%, and the target is 360%.
You need to decide which Townhouses in your city you'll choose to 'Pimp'. Use the arrow tool and hover over each of your Townhouses (you
may need to zoom in to read the %) until you find the one with your best score. Now you can see if there's space to add enough decorations to
make your target %. It's also important not to just surround your house with a forest of trees because only the decorations covering your
Townhouse with the reach of their 'green box' will count in your score.
N.B. Be careful - Cypress trees only reach 3 x 3 so must be touching the side of the correct house to work in this Mission. If they are one tree
away from the 'ONE' house they don't count.

To finish the Mission IV you need to concentrate on just one Townhouse and get the decorations covering it to add up and make the % added to
that one Townhouse up to 60%.
You can add up what you have covering your Townhouse... Remember your Wonders will count too, assuming they are fully built!

Golden Statue 5%, Discovery 2%, Pyramids 1% then fountain(s)14% and assorted trees 5%,3%, 2% & 1%.
(The Eiffel Tower doesn't count as it affects commerces not houses and the Statue of Liberty also doesn't count as it affects your daily bonus.)

This pic shows a Townhouse which is at 60% - to give you an idea...


The 60% is made up from 1xWonders-5%, 3x fountains-42% and trees @8% =target 60%! (costing- the Wonder + $240,000 + $22,000 =
$262,000)
N.B. the Oak tree on the far right of the pic doesn't count in this 60% as it's too far away.

This is Cindy's example...


It only has trees (Palm trees 14@3%) (Oak trees 9@2%) to give the 60%! (costing $70,000 + $27,000=$97,000)
(The fountain is too far away and presumably there are no completed Wonders to count)
Later there is a Mission to do 90% on a Villa... If you click on the link below it will show you how my decorations added up to the required 90%.

http://i773.photobucket.com/albums/y...MC/90Villa.png

Later posts in this thread about the Pimping Houses have pictures of the completed Colonial Mission but posters have thoughtfully only shown
them as links, so that you can avoid seeing their solutions if you wish to 'do it with your own plan.' Then you can click the links to see the other
solutions afterwards.

Happy Decorating!!

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Questions & Answers 13 & 14

13. Expansions

Sizes of all the different expansions are as follows...

.........

The expansions become available in a specific order.


However all of the expansions in one release have to be bought before you can buy any from the next release.
Look to see which ones have no padlocks - they are your next choices....
ie All of #1 before all of #2, followed by #3 then #4
.........

OK... now for the hard part - paying for these expansions because they really cost $$ - $$$ - $$$$$$$$!!!!!!!!
My best advice to anyone thinking about buying an expansion, and this applies as much to your 1st one as your 5th or 15th one...

If you're not making enough $$ from the total daily rent in 2,3 OR 4 days to pay for the chosen expansion, then you're not ready for it.

You need to upgrade your property to make it more profitable in rent so that you can actually afford it. Remember once you've bought the
expansion you then need to buy more property to make the new piece of land highly profitable... ready for the next expansion.

Also at this time you might consider doing a specific Mission such as the Pimp the 90% Villa, the 110% Chateau and the 360% Colonial. Many
Millionaires have chosen to do this - it means planning what they want to do, then hire the Move Tool for 10 Gold/24hrs and complete the
Mission then re-organise their city ready to move on. Often that's the easiest way rather than trying to sort out a space in your already full city. It
also allows you to streamline/organise your city to make it more efficient, ready for bigger, better profits. That's what's worked well for me - I've
just bought my 10th expansion and I'm going to hire the Move Tool probably with the next!

Think about properly surrounding your Commerce with Houses most suited to commerce (the blue ones in the chart in Q3 above) because they
have high tenant numbers. Move decorations to efficiently surround Rental Houses (the pinky ones in the chart in Q3 above) to best increase
each house's bonus.
Now for the details of the Expansions' costs.
.............
14. Where's my cash gone? - I've saved more than $100M.

When you collect rent and complete Missions you see your $$ cash increasing in the top right corner of the gamescreen. Eventually you will
achieve $100,000,000 - yeah!!!

However the way it's shown changes and it will show as $100M, and the counter will only change again when you have saved another
$1,000,000 which will mean that your total will be $101,000,000 and this will show as $101M.

The actual amount of cash you have will still show if you click on your HQ as below.
One of the Missions is to save up $300,000,000 so you'll now understand how your $$ cash will be shown... it's not disappearing

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Questions & Answers 15, 16 & 17

15. How to find your Facebook User ID#


There are several situations where you might need your Facebook User ID number for one game or another...

Sometimes you can get that number just by looking at your profile page. Because of the way Facebook's PHP code and SQL database talk to
each other, you might have to right click your name somewhere and open in a new window.

When you do, you'll either see a link that looks like this:

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000106207368

or one that looks like this:

http://www.facebook.com/evil.twin.brenna

If it's the former, you don't have a custom screen name and the part after the "id=" - 100000106207368 in this case, is your Facebook User ID
number. Incidentally, if you're linking from a blog or an email or whatever, either of those will get to your Facebook home page.

If it's the latter, you'll need to go to other measures to find it...

If you have a custom screen name, you can just post a build request, a level-up share, a thank you for a successful investment, or invite someone
with a investment request, and take it from that link...

Post the link, then mouse-over the "accept" or "help" or "play Millionaire City" link at the bottom of the notification on your (or their) wall, then
right click and choose "copy link" (or your browser's equivalent)... You'll see something like this:

(facebook URL here)/millionairecity//?task=default&src=vir_fb_investsaythanks&ref_uid=7 45722629&ref=nf

...except it will have the Facebook URL where I removed it, and the big red numbers won't be big or red. ;-)

The numbers after uid= and before the ampersand (&) are your Facebook ID #
Put it in a txt file somewhere... There are lots of uses for it. :-)

( post thanks to Brenna )

16. So you want to know how to put a screenshot on the forum?

Often you're asked to post a screenshot online... but may not know how to get it there...

OK, make sure the screen shows the image or gamescreen you want to show, go fullscreen if you have expansions as well as the start land.

Press the PrintScrn key on the keyboard - I know it seems like nothing happened - you don't need to press it more than once
You've now stored an image of your screen to the clipboard.
(If you only want to copy the open window and not the whole screen, then press and hold the ALT-key and then press the Print Screen key.)

Open Paint (main menu >> accessories), or other graphics program if you wish.
Press Ctrl + V together and an image of your screen should paste into Paint.
(If you only captured the open window in the screenshot, then only that will be pasted into Paint.)
Edit it if you wish to remove personal or un-necessary 'bits' from the image.
SAVE the finished pic to your computer with a clear name and where you can find it again!

NB -important! If possible it's also good to resize your picture to a maximum of 800 wide so that everyone can see it without stretching their
screens.
If you've saved a fullscreen image of your city you must resize the image or it won't show properly when displayed online (not everyone uses

a 46" monitor )

Online, go to either http://tinypic.com/ or http://imageshack.us/ to host your images and you don't need to have an account with either of them
first.

If you haven't already resized your pic to max 800 wide, then you could use the resize feature to reduce/display their pictures as either 640x480
or 800x600 sizing.

On http://tinypic.com/ then this is the Upload page with resizing choices in the drop down box.
If you choose http://imageshack.us/ the upload page is shown below and the resizing options are shown in the boxes I have marked blue.
Once your picture is uploaded, the site will display the codes needed to then post the picture online.
If you want to include your picture in a post on this forum, then the code you'll need begins [IMG] http... and ends [/IMG].
Copy the full code carefully by selecting it, then press Ctrl + C to copy, go to the post and use Ctrl + V to paste the code in place.

The picture should then display. Job done


17. How/Where can I report a problem with Millionaire City?

Please have a good look through all of the forums for the answers to any problem you might have with Millionaire City.

However, sometimes an answer can't be found. If that's the case you need to submit a ticket here:

http://www.digitalchocolate.com/help/

and the DC customer support can investigate further.

You will need to give your Facebook id - it will be in your browser's address bar when you visit your Facebook profile. If you're not sure, please
read Q&A 15 above for more help.