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Toddler Bob Fix

by fanseelamb Posted 15th Jul 2008 at 9:57 PM - Updated 29th Aug 2008 at 6:13 PM by fanseelamb : editing search parameters
43 Comments / replies (Who?) - 15 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
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Did you ever notice how the red Maxis toddler bob has really cute messy fringe while all the other colours have harsh straight bangs? I did. It's annoying. Wanna know why it's like that? Maxis linked the black, brown, and blonde hairs to the wrong textures.

So here's a tiny mod to fix that. Stick it in your downloads folder and enjoy the newfound cuteness.

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
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Size: 1.1 KB · Downloads: 10,516 · 16th Jul 2008
1.1 KB 10,516 16th Jul 2008
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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 the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Lab Assistant
#26 Old 26th Jul 2008 at 9:34 PM
I just realized it too. ha. thanks...
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 17th Aug 2008 at 4:10 AM
thank you sooo much. I just noticed this when my Sim had two toddlers in the same house (one was her roomates) one with red hair and one with blonde, and they both had the bob. I saw the adorable cute hair on the red one and I was wondering if it was a different haircut or CC or something on the other... so thanks so much for this fix!
Test Subject
#28 Old 28th Nov 2008 at 5:40 AM
never noticed that before.. thanks!
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 23rd Dec 2008 at 1:35 AM
Bless you! I never use the Maxis hairstyle because of those bangs. Now I can use these, thanks to you! :-) Two thumbs up!!

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Test Subject
#30 Old 4th Jan 2009 at 1:59 PM
I never noticed it before!!
I just have one question: Is this a Global Hack??

Thanks! =}
Demon Sheep
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Original Poster
#31 Old 4th Jan 2009 at 9:00 PM
bubblegumtasha: It's more like a default-replacement. If you had any toddlers with the straight bangs, they'll be replaced by these when you install the mod.
Lab Assistant
#32 Old 15th Feb 2009 at 12:34 AM
This makes me smile. I love the toddler in the picture, and of course, the bob.
Lab Assistant
#33 Old 20th Feb 2009 at 12:09 AM
I didn't notice at first, my father did, watching me play. He told me, "Isn't it odd that the red-heads have a bit more messier styled bob?"
But that was a couple of years ago, I think when I first got The Sims 2.
Now all my toddler can have that cute little bob! Gracias ^^
Lab Assistant
#34 Old 6th Mar 2009 at 5:25 AM
Yeah, I've noticed that, and had always been annoyed... So, thank you!!!!!!! My baby girls will be even cuter now... =)

... And music is my aeroplane.
Lab Assistant
#35 Old 1st Jun 2009 at 7:29 PM
I never noticed this, though people say I'm always on top with noticing things...
weird... :DF
Test Subject
#36 Old 2nd Jul 2009 at 1:04 AM
Maxis using the wrong textures? Yeah, I would do a facepalm, too.
#37 Old 13th Jul 2009 at 10:15 PM
Typical of Maxis/Ea to make a mistake and leave it to the players to cover them But at least they got one right and you fixed the rest Thank You sooo much.
Lab Assistant
#38 Old 24th Aug 2009 at 4:42 PM
whats a moomoo award? o dpnt understand the awards but cool fix! thnx!
Forum Resident
#39 Old 29th Sep 2009 at 10:29 AM
Test Subject
#40 Old 24th Apr 2011 at 1:53 AM
Wow! It's actually a really cute hairstyle without the icky fringe I'm definetly gonna use it now, thanks :D
Test Subject
#41 Old 22nd May 2013 at 4:34 PM
YaY thanks ^_^ :D
Test Subject
#42 Old 5th Jan 2014 at 10:40 PM
Thank you!
Field Researcher
#43 Old 17th May 2016 at 5:09 AM
So much better now! Thanks for fixing it!
Forum Resident
#44 Old 23rd Aug 2017 at 9:33 AM
Holy cow. I didn't even realise the inconsistencies before you mentioned them. :O

I guess because I don't actually recall using the hairstyle on red haired Sims. But now that I know, I can download and fix the mesh.
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