A list of the thoughts that colonists can experience.
|Thought||Subtext||Happiness||Fear||Expiration time (days)||Stackable||Stacking Multiplier||Stack Maximum|
|Hungry||I haven't eaten in a while.||-8||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Urgently hungry||The hunger pangs are clawing my insides. I need food or I'll starve soon.||-20||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Starving||I just want something - anything - to eat. I can feel my body wasting away. It hurts...||-50||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Tired||I haven't slept in a while.||-8||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Very tired||I'm so tired. I just want to lay down and rest for a few minutes...||-20||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Exhausted||I'm so exhausted I can barely stand. My eyelids have lead weights on them and my body weighs a ton.||-40||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Ugly environment||This place is unpleasant to be in.||-5||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Very ugly environment||This place is really unpleasant. I don't want to be here.||-10||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Hideous environment||This place is unbearable. Get me out of here...||-15||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Pleasant environment||This place is nice.||5||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Very pleasant environment||I really like this place. It's beautiful.||10||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Beautiful environment||This place is beautiful. It lifts me up and makes me feel alive.||15||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Cramped environment||This place is really closed-in. I feel like I have no space to breathe.||-5||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Spacious interior||This is a really comfortably open indoor space.||+15||0||?||?||?||?|
|Very cramped environment||It's claustrophobic in here. I have nowhere to move. I feel like a rat in a tiny cage.||-10||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|In darkness||I don't like spending time in the dark.||-5||5||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Imprisoned||I hate being locked up.||-15||20||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Sharing bedroom||Sharing a room with others is annoying. I want some privacy.||-8||0||N/A||No||N/A||N/A|
|Observed corpse||I saw a dead body laying on the ground.||-10||5||5.0||Yes||0.5||5|
|Observed dead colonist in dump||I saw one of ours lying in a dump. Better than leaving them in the open, but that's still undignified.||-5||2||5.0||Yes||0.7||5|
|Observed empty gibbet cage||Those gibbet cages look so cruel.||-2||5||5.0||Yes||0.5||5|
|Observed dead stranger in gibbet cage||I saw a dead stranger on display in a gibbet cage.||-3||10||5.0||Yes||0.5||5|
|Observed dead colonist in gibbet cage||I saw one of our own dead in the gibbet cage. I've talked to that person. This place is terrifying.||-12||15||5.0||Yes||0.5||5|
|New colony optimism||I'm excited to be founding a new colony.||20||0||10.0||No||N/A||N/A|
|Ate nutrient paste||I had to eat nutrient paste. I know it keeps you alive, but nobody wants to swallow that glop.||-8||0||1.0||Yes||1.0||3|
|Ate raw food||I had to eat raw food. Can't we cook it, or at least synthesize some nutrient paste?||-12||0||1.0||Yes||1.0||3|
|Cooked canibalism||I ate a meal made from the meat of another human, this is horrible.||-15||0||2.0||Yes||Unknown, 1st -15 happiness / 2nd -19||-19 (?)|
|Slept outside||I had to sleep outdoors like an animal.||-8||0||1.0||No||N/A||N/A|
|Wounded||That's my blood! I've been wounded in a fight!||-8||20||2.0||No||N/A||N/A|
|A prisoner was beaten||They're beating a prisoner.||0||8||1.0||No||N/A||N/A|
|A prisoner was sold||This colony sold a prisoner into slavery. That's a worrying thought.||-8||8||5.0||Yes||1.0||5|
|A prisoner was executed||A prisoner was executed in cold blood. This colony seems more evil by the day.||-8||40||10.0||Yes||1.0||5|
|Witnessed someone's death||I saw someone die. They were alive one moment, and dead the next.||-10||20||5.0||Yes||0.4||20|
|Convinced by warden||That warden and I had a talk about the colony. It sounds like a good place...||2.6||0||6.0||Yes||0.98||40|
|Beaten by warden||That warden just beat me up. He didn't break anything but, damn, it hurts.||-3||3||5.0||Yes||0.95||20|
|Beaten viciously by warden||That warden just layed into me with extreme viciousness. They're not holding back. I could die from this so easily.||-6||6||5.0||Yes||0.95||20|
|Had social chat||I just had a good chat with someone.||4||0||1.0||Yes||0.5||3|
Under these categories you can add additional information that doesn't really fit in the list above.
A prisoner was beaten
A prisoner was executed
A prisoner was sold
The whole colony suffers a mental penalty for selling a prisoner.
Ate nutrient paste
Ate raw food
Beaten by warden
Beaten viciously by warden
Convinced by warden
This thought appears when a colonist eats anything containing human meat in any amount, this thought gives -15 to happiness, this effect stacks, still unknown exactly how much, the effect have a cooldown of 2.0 days, and a colonist eats about 1 time a day, therefore I draw the conclusion that the effect only stacks twice, this obviously needs confirmation.
A 4x4 room will produce this thought, although it might not be the minimum.
New colony optimism
Observed dead colonist in dump
Observed dead colonist in gibbet cage
Observed dead stranger in gibbet cage
Observed empty gibbet cage
A 5x6 room gives this thought, although it might not be the minimum.
Very cramped environment
A 2x2 room will produce this thought.
Very pleasant environment
Created by placing carpets and flowers.
Very ugly environment
Witnessed someone's death
Often produced during combat with raiders, whether a colonist or raider is killed.