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Picked upload! New Nail Polish Mesh for LONG Nails + 12 Recolors

by shadylady482 Posted 15th Sep 2006 at 5:21 AM - Updated 16th Sep 2006 at 12:27 AM by shadylady482
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This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
After I posted mynail polish for short nails, many people expressed interest in a longer version. This is a *new* mesh for longer nails that works for both males and females, ages child through elder.

You can alter the length and shape of the nails using the alpha .bmp file - see the 'Notes' section below and the pictures for more details.

I've also included 12 recolors (more sets will posted soon, including ones with designs). Each of the recolor files are listed separately so people can choose (don't forget to download the mesh also!). For your convenience, the second-to-last file (the one that starts with SOLIDS) contains the full set of recolors, but you will still have to download the mesh separately.

Feel free to request other colors also, here or via PM.

***Even if you downloaded the nail polish for short nails here, you will still need to download this new mesh in order for any of these recolors to work.***

Includes:
-new mesh (created by me)
-nail polish recolors

Category in Game:
-available for child through elder for both males and females
-Facial Hair, Makeup, & Glasses > Glasses (the thumbnail will show the default Sim head, but if you hold your cursor over the icon it will say 'ShadyLady482's Long Nails:' plus the color name - for example, 'ShadyLady482's Long Nails: Red')

Notes:
-You can adjust the shape and length of the nails by editing the alpha .bmp file. See the second-to-last thumbnail for examples - the middle nail shows the maximum length of the mesh (in case you have a need for ridiculously long nails ), and the other two show differently shaped tips.
-Can be worn at the same time as other accessories
-Stays on the Sim at all times, including showering and swimming
-Slightly reflective

Pictured but *NOT* Included:
-Maureen's Over the Moon/La Vie Boheme Outfit (movie version): Available here at MTS2 or here at Sims 4 Rent

Terms of Use:
-Please do *not* upload my files (this includes meshes and textures) to any other website, personal or otherwise.
-Please do not reuse any of my original (ie. non-Maxis) textures as part of other projects (recolors of my nail polish textures are okay - see below)
-I don't mind if people want to make recolors of this one, as long as they are not Rent-related, and you do not redistribute the actual mesh. Please credit and link back to this post or Sims 4 Rent so people can download the original mesh themselves. If you do recolor, it would be great if you could let me know because I'd love to see what other people make!

Feedback is much appreciated. Enjoy!
Tags: #nail, #nails, #polish

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
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongRed_091306.rar 24.3 KB 82,864 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongDarkPink_091306.rar 28.6 KB 59,931 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongGreen_091306.rar 26.4 KB 46,580 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongPurple_091306.rar 28.8 KB 51,271 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongOrange_091306.rar 27.4 KB 44,152 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongDarkRed_091306.rar 22.2 KB 61,207 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongWhite_091306.rar 23.8 KB 56,569 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongBlack_091306.rar 18.4 KB 75,018 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongPink_091306.rar 27.5 KB 55,938 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongBlue_091306.rar 28.5 KB 46,396 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongYellow_091406.rar 29.9 KB 43,098 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongFrench_091306.rar 31.2 KB 90,590 15th Sep 2006
SOLIDS_PRS4R_NailPolishLong_091306.rar 310.7 KB 86,930 15th Sep 2006
MESH_PRS4R_NailPolishLong_090906.rar 32.7 KB 258,420 15th Sep 2006
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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\

-or-

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
  • Mac: APPLICATIONS FOLDER -> THE SIMS 2 -> TSDATA -> RES -> CATALOG


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Lab Assistant
#26 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 9:17 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by shadylady482
11Acrelis11 & Corylea: No problem, I will make a set with rounded tips.


So nice of you, Thank you very much!
Test Subject
#27 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 10:02 PM
thnx these are nice
Test Subject
#28 Old 17th Sep 2006 at 12:19 AM
Whoop Whoop!!! Love the long nails!

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Lab Assistant
#29 Old 17th Sep 2006 at 3:19 AM
Thanks for these! Very cool!
Forum Resident
#30 Old 17th Sep 2006 at 3:37 AM
@Makai: They're under glasses. and don't stop just because it's a little bit hard :D

AWWWWW.... Now I know where to find them.. This was all I needed to know.

Thank you very much,

Makai

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Love Much

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Theorist
#31 Old 17th Sep 2006 at 8:05 PM
THANK YOU!!! awesome work!
Lab Assistant
#32 Old 18th Sep 2006 at 2:42 PM
The best mesh for nails out there. Looks great in the game. Thank you.
Field Researcher
#33 Old 19th Sep 2006 at 8:34 PM Last edited by TheSims2Fever198 : 19th Sep 2006 at 8:51 PM.
Thanxs so much,Love it to death.


Ps.I really have to thank you so much for these nails,All other nails for sims that you can download have a ''floting nail'' proplem,But yours don't, So I thank you so much.
Field Researcher
#34 Old 21st Sep 2006 at 9:31 AM
Ok, I think I'm really in love with you right now. Thanks!
Lab Assistant
#35 Old 28th Sep 2006 at 8:36 AM
These are f'ing great! I can't wait to try them out. Thank you SO MUCH! *Hugglez*

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Test Subject
#36 Old 15th Oct 2006 at 11:18 PM
This mesh is funtastic. Obviously the nails of the tumb cannot be that long.

When i extend them too much they look like forks with 2 points.
I hate to ask, but....

I tried all sunday afternoon, but i failed to edit the mesh.

Ronald
Test Subject
#37 Old 1st Nov 2006 at 6:20 PM
Hey Thanks for the nail downloadables! The red ones are like totally awesome. Lol. I love them, best nails i've seen so far, good job!
Field Researcher
#38 Old 16th Nov 2006 at 4:37 PM
I wish that I had those nails, but I would hate to scratch myself!!!!:D

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Field Researcher
#39 Old 3rd Dec 2006 at 7:47 AM
This IS soo very cool! I saw some sims w/thier nails painted.. and meant to look for these some time ago.. glad I stayed up late and came looking I love to color coordinate, right down to the nails.. thanks to your hard work, and your generosity to share, my Sims are going to be ready for the runway in my new fashion show A toast to you!!
Test Subject
#40 Old 7th Dec 2006 at 5:09 PM
Very cool, thank you!
Lab Assistant
#41 Old 12th Dec 2006 at 6:34 AM
Wooow....Great work,Thank you so much
Mad Poster
#42 Old 20th Dec 2006 at 8:18 AM
These are the best nails I have ever had in the game. I just love them. I put them on all my females once they become teens and any new household I enter. Thanks again for such realistic beautiful nails

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Test Subject
#43 Old 4th Jan 2007 at 5:17 PM
thanks.
Test Subject
#44 Old 5th Jan 2007 at 8:24 AM
do you mind if i grab these off of you for a while=D

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Test Subject
#45 Old 5th Jan 2007 at 8:29 AM
There is something wrong with my q-xspress installer it says cannot open files can anyone help me out a little

私を支えることを強いの弱い私告ャしているsims2 のための新しい場所を終え、私が望む間、弱いの常に強い終える!

I am making a new site for the sims2 and i hope you will support me!
Test Subject
#46 Old 1st Feb 2007 at 8:09 AM
These nails are by far the most cutest nails ever thanks!!

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Test Subject
#47 Old 2nd Feb 2007 at 3:10 PM
Thanks so much!!! They're so cool!!
Lab Assistant
#48 Old 5th Feb 2007 at 2:16 AM
Definately recoloring these!
Instructor
#49 Old 16th Feb 2007 at 11:57 AM
Awesome work! Thanks for sharing it!
Field Researcher
#50 Old 23rd Feb 2007 at 6:31 PM
I love them

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