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New Nail Polish Mesh for LONG Nails + 12 Recolors

by shadylady482 Posted 15th Sep 2006 at 6:21 AM - Updated 16th Sep 2006 at 1:27 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
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MESH_PRS4R_NailPolishLong_090906.rar

Size: 32.7 KB · Downloads: 266,554 · 15th Sep 2006
32.7 KB 266,554 15th Sep 2006
SOLIDS_PRS4R_NailPolishLong_091306.rar

Size: 310.7 KB · Downloads: 90,847 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongFrench_091306.rar

Size: 31.2 KB · Downloads: 93,836 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongYellow_091406.rar

Size: 29.9 KB · Downloads: 45,117 · 15th Sep 2006
29.9 KB 45,117 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongBlue_091306.rar

Size: 28.5 KB · Downloads: 48,532 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongPink_091306.rar

Size: 27.5 KB · Downloads: 58,252 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongBlack_091306.rar

Size: 18.4 KB · Downloads: 78,208 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongWhite_091306.rar

Size: 23.8 KB · Downloads: 58,994 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongDarkRed_091306.rar

Size: 22.2 KB · Downloads: 63,839 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongOrange_091306.rar

Size: 27.4 KB · Downloads: 46,055 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongPurple_091306.rar

Size: 28.8 KB · Downloads: 53,440 · 15th Sep 2006
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COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongGreen_091306.rar

Size: 26.4 KB · Downloads: 48,586 · 15th Sep 2006
26.4 KB 48,586 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongDarkPink_091306.rar

Size: 28.6 KB · Downloads: 62,259 · 15th Sep 2006
28.6 KB 62,259 15th Sep 2006
COLOR_PRS4R_NailPolishLongRed_091306.rar

Size: 24.3 KB · Downloads: 85,803 · 15th Sep 2006
24.3 KB 85,803 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 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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Sarcastic Evil Muppet
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#2 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 12:13 AM
Wow this is awesome - I can't wait to try them out in game. I'm getting tired of the ones that have a floating index fingernail :p
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 12:17 AM
Wow. The middle nail is long.....SWEET!! *runs off to make a sim with super long nails*

Thanks!

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Lab Assistant
#4 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 12:25 AM
I love them, thank you so much! I have your short nails, they look nice in the game, but these are best than those! But I like them more with rounded tips, as shown in the third picture (third from left to right). Should I post a wish in the "Requests Forum"?
Test Subject
#5 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 12:35 AM
These are amazing! I love them!
Scholar
#6 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 12:44 AM
These are great; thanks so much for making them!

And I second Aracelis' wish for rounded tips.

I made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at http://corylea.com/Sims%201%20Mods%20by%20Corylea.html
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 1:13 AM
Whoa!!! I love them , thanks a lot for making these awesome nails :D
Forum Resident
#8 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 1:21 AM
I never ask for this.. but was hoping someone will think about it.

I love the colors and the look of the actual nail.. excellent work!

Thank you for sharing,

Makai

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Laugh Often
Love Much

"If you don't live for something...You'll die for nothing.."
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#9 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 1:24 AM
11Acrelis11 & Corylea: No problem, I will make a set with rounded tips. I figured people would be asking for them, I just started with the square ones because that's how I keep my own nails.

Thanks to everyone for your comments, I'm glad you like them so much!

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Forum Resident
#10 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 1:24 AM
Hate to ask a stupid question... but How do I get them to the Sims. I never did this before.

Thanks,
Makai

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Lab Assistant
#11 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 1:24 AM
wow ... i was gonna do this, now i dont have to ... COOL!!!
THANKS I LOVE THEM
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 1:47 AM
Hey Makai just download them and put them in your downloads folder found under my documents/ea games/ The Sims 2/ Downloads. Then it show up as an accessory.
Field Researcher
#13 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 2:28 AM
So many files :0

These are great thank you!! Now my sims have REAL nails. xD I have to use Q-Xpress to install them because my lazy butt won't

so.. many.. files
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 3:50 AM
Had to snag this set too!

3/31-4/1: I survived The Great Llama Day of 2006

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Field Researcher
#15 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 6:13 AM
These are awesome!!! Thank you!
Forum Resident
#16 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 6:40 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Miggs1123
Hey Makai just download them and put them in your downloads folder found under my documents/ea games/ The Sims 2/ Downloads. Then it show up as an accessory.



In Body Shop???

Thanks for replying

Makai

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Forum Resident
#17 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 6:41 AM
Very Cool! Thanx for doing this, they look great!

~ Syn

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Many of my latest uploads are located HERE. Go check it out for some much more improved work.
Scholar
#18 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 6:48 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Makai
In Body Shop???

Thanks for replying

Makai


If you go to the main downloads page, it says:

"Not sure what to do with the downloads you find here? Check out:
Downloads FAQs!"

Everybody needs to know the same thing that you want to know, so they wrote it down. :-)

I made some mods for The Sims 1 -- yes, The Sims ONE :-) -- which you can find at http://corylea.com/Sims%201%20Mods%20by%20Corylea.html
Forum Resident
#19 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 7:18 AM
Thanks on my way to school.

Makai

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"If you don't live for something...You'll die for nothing.."
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#20 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 7:55 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Corylea
If you go to the main downloads page, it says:

"Not sure what to do with the downloads you find here? Check out:
Downloads FAQs!"

Everybody needs to know the same thing that you want to know, so they wrote it down. :-)


Well the closest I could get to nail was a dress.. and I don't think the same rules apply as finger nails was never intended to be a big deal to Maxis.

Still at a lost.

But never mind I do not want to bother anyone else here.
I will just delete them and go on with my game as it was before.

Thanks.

Makai

Live Well
Laugh Often
Love Much

"If you don't live for something...You'll die for nothing.."
Field Researcher
#21 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 8:08 AM
Your stuff is awsome!

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Forum Resident
#22 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 10:20 AM Last edited by Hardy boyz : 16th Sep 2006 at 10:25 AM.
Ooo!
I love 'em!
Thank you.

@Makai: They're under glasses. and don't stop just because it's a little bit hard :D

//HB

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Field Researcher
#23 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 2:49 PM
It's amazing. The nails look really good. Thanks a lot!
Forum Resident
#24 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 6:50 PM
Awesome!! And alpha-editable? Even better . Great work.
Alchemist
#25 Old 16th Sep 2006 at 7:45 PM
Beautiful work! I can't wait to try them out, thanks!

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