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Empty Maxis Potty Chairs using a bin

by MogHughson Posted 26th Feb 2010 at 8:01 PM - Updated 21st May 2010 at 1:42 PM by MogHughson
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Originally Posted by scarletwings
Here is a little annoyance that I've had with my game for ages...

I often create lovely nurseries, but unless I put a bathroom right next to them, the parents have to hike a mile uphill through snow to empty their little darlings' potties and it annoys me so much!

So this is a mod to the Maxis potties so that when they need to be emptied, the Sim looks for a bin instead of a toilet. A bin is a rather more appropriate item to have in a nursery than an adult toilet!

Those of you that know my mods will realise I like to make realistic changes which is why this is not a "no-empty" potty. There are a few of these around, but not to my taste as feels a little like cheating For those interested however, the related pages tab has links to those I know about on MTS.

For all the custom content potty chairs out there, it will not affect them since the code is not global for these objects (Why Maxis, why?). If you are the creator of a custom content potty chair and would like to include this change (very small) in your object, click on the button below to expand the instructions - it is a very simple change.

This mod changes the following Maxis potties:-
Tinkle Trainer 6000 Potty Chair Base Game
File name: pottychair-usebin-Mog-20100224.package

Lil Angel Potty Chair requires FreeTime
File name: pottychairclassic-usebin-Mog-20100224.package

I don't know of any mods this clashes with, but I suspect if there are any clashes it will be with a mod which does a very similar thing. There is always the possibility of course, so the pertinent information for the owner of the other object is here.

Additional Credits:
Quaxi for SimPEwiki

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
potty-usebin-Mog-20100224.rar | Description: Changes to Maxis potties to use a bin instead of toilet for emptying 930 Bytes 7,601 26th Feb 2010
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Windows Vista/7/8: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\


4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
  • Windows XP: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Windows Vista/7/8: C:\Program Files(x86)\EA GAMES\The Sims 2 (Your Latest EP)\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins
  • Origin: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection\Fun with Pets\SP9\TSData\Res\Catalog\Bins

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