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Cell Phone, MP3 and Handheld Available in Buy Mode

by Neder Posted 20th Jan 2010 at 1:47 AM - Updated 20th Jan 2010 at 2:25 AM by Neder : Edited to clarify place in catalog
54 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback 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.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Tired of going to a community lot (and suffering a loading screen) just to get a cell phone?
Me too.
Buy Cell Phones, MP3 Players and Handheld Games directly from the catalog.
All gadgets will be found under Electronics > Small Electronics (telephones).
Buy, place on floor, then move into inventory.

Sorry, wants for these objects will not be fulfilled.
They will cycle to a different want once the object is placed into inventory, however (it's only a 500 point want anyway).

There are 3 files in the .zip- one for each object. Use the ones you want.

Additional Credits:
Thanks to the SimPE team for making these things possible and this community for making them worthwhile.

      Not Applicable: None of the above
      Study: Study/Office
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You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Size: 832 Bytes · Downloads: 36,508 · 20th Jan 2010
832 Bytes 36,508 20th Jan 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 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
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.

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Field Researcher
#2 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 2:21 AM
Win! Yes! I've always hoped for this. I was so sick of going through all those cheats just to circumvent the stupid shopping trip. <3
Test Subject
#3 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 4:05 AM
Thanks, Neder! I love all of your mods. Convenience is good!
Mad Poster
#4 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 8:14 AM
Great idea ! Thank you for sharing
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 8:15 AM
Very useful! Thanks so much for making it easier for my Sims :D

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#6 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 8:52 AM
Excellant!! I, too, will never have to use testing cheats to get these gadgets ever again.

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#7 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 8:55 AM
Good idea to improve the homeshopping in Sims 2 a bit more. Thx
#8 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 9:42 AM
Good idea, thanks!!
#9 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 10:50 AM
This is awesome, thank you so much! Every time a Sim rolls a want to buy any of these devices and I decide that Sim really needs one, I'd have to send him through all shopping places in neighbourhood in search for that blue thingy as I never remember where it's placed.
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#10 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 1:18 PM
Great thing to have, thanks!

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Test Subject
#11 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 1:36 PM
Thanks! I could always cheat these for families, but my legacy family always has to remain phone-less because I don't like going to community lots . Now they won't have to!
Test Subject
#12 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 4:41 PM
Thanks so much! I always felt guilty when I cheated to give my sims free phones.
Forum Resident
#13 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 4:54 PM
you did it again Neder sama you are very useful at times thank ya :3

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#14 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 5:53 PM
Neder, thank you so much. I got tired of my sims rolling the want and realizing I had not put that silly kiosk on a community lot of any sort. This is wonderful.

Sure. Fine. Whatever.
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 7:18 PM Last edited by Emo_girl77 : 20th Jan 2010 at 7:19 PM. Reason: Accidentally pressed enter too soon xD
You... are... AWESOME! Thank you so much. It's always been a pain having to go to a community lot for something so small and insignificant haha.
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#16 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 10:12 PM Last edited by nixnivis : 20th Jan 2010 at 10:13 PM. Reason: Grammar
Thank you! It's always annoyed me to have to go to a community lot (or cheat) just to get rid of that want when all I get for it are a lousy 500 points. I'll be happy to lose those points if it means I don't have to go through the hassle!
Lab Assistant
#17 Old 20th Jan 2010 at 10:52 PM
Thank You Thank You Thank You!!!!

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Test Subject
#18 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 12:27 AM
Thank you so much, I have always wished this was buyable without leaving the house.
Test Subject
#19 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 1:11 AM
THIS is a download I've been waiting for, Thank you so much
#20 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 2:57 AM
Perfect! *G snatch*
Test Subject
#21 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 7:20 AM
THANK-YOU THANK-YOU THANK-YOU! I'm sorry for the all-caps, but I literally squealed in glee when I saw this. It is always really frustrating when every single Sim wants a cellphone and I either have to cheat or take them to a community lot just for the sole purpose of getting them their stupid little cellphone. I cannot tell you how many headaches this gets rid of for me!
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 3:21 PM
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 5:26 PM
Ohhh fantastic! This way is really easier and less time-consuming.
Thanks, never using the stupid big boolprop-testing-cheat again!
Test Subject
#24 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 5:40 PM
Thanks This really helps!
Test Subject
#25 Old 21st Jan 2010 at 7:12 PM
Will they pick up any default replacements we have?
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