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Testers Wanted: Baby Bottle - Choose Your Default Colour

by Loverat Posted 2nd Mar 2005 at 4:29 PM - Updated 6th Nov 2008 at 2:06 AM by Canoodle
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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.

OK. We cannot provide *extra* recolours for the bottles but we *CAN* choose what our default colour is in the game. For me green baby bottles are really just revolting.

A big thanks to my paisano RGiles for extracting for me the right file :D

This next part is in caps: ALL THE PACKAGES ARE NAMED THE SAME BECAUSE YOU MAY ONLY HAVE ONE COLOUR BABY BOTTLE. If you choose black, for example, all baby bottles in your game will be black.

Now if we all understand this I give you white, baby pink, baby blue and black for gothy babies.

Download and house in your My Docs/EA Games/The Sims 2/Downloads folder =)

Please forgive me for not supplying a screenshot - but my game takes a long time to load and the thought of sitting here swapping out a file over and over to take a screenshot was not appealing =) I tested the white version in my game on a real live Sim baby and not only did it look worked

EDIT: I have now attached a screenie of the WHITE bottle only after being harangued, harassed, insulted and abused by my fellow mods - especially that RGiles person. Pfft and you thought being a staff member was fun??!!
Style: Childrens
Room: Nursery
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable

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
blue babybottle.rar

Size: 609 Bytes · Downloads: 1,996 · 2nd Mar 2005
609 Bytes 1,996 2nd Mar 2005
pink babybottle.rar

Size: 593 Bytes · Downloads: 2,267 · 2nd Mar 2005
593 Bytes 2,267 2nd Mar 2005
black babybottle.rar

Size: 578 Bytes · Downloads: 1,280 · 2nd Mar 2005
578 Bytes 1,280 2nd Mar 2005
white babybottle.rar

Size: 562 Bytes · Downloads: 7,550 · 2nd Mar 2005
562 Bytes 7,550 2nd Mar 2005
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
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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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 2nd Mar 2005 at 4:35 PM
YAY!!, Thanks been wanting this, Thanks Loverat
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 2nd Mar 2005 at 4:41 PM
thank you loverat, i am with you on the icky green bottle color.

Apparently, the knight in shining armor who was supposed to sweep me off of my feet got lost in the woods.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 2nd Mar 2005 at 10:01 PM
Damn you Loverat... I love you!!!! I have *always* hated that nassy camel spit green thing!!! I mean, who actually has that revolting color for a babay bottle??? Thank you!!! :bow:
Lab Assistant
3rd Mar 2005 at 5:14 AM
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Lab Assistant
#5 Old 3rd Mar 2005 at 5:18 AM Last edited by Random : 3rd Mar 2005 at 5:23 AM.
Thank you Loverat, these are great! I know, one per customer. I'll take the white please..ty

"The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin."
– Mark Twain
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 3rd Mar 2005 at 12:09 PM Last edited by the evil writer : 8th Mar 2005 at 3:01 AM.
Originally Posted by Loverat

This next part is in caps: ALL THE PACKAGES ARE NAMED THE SAME BECAUSE YOU MAY ONLY HAVE ONE COLOUR BABY BOTTLE. If you choose black, for example, all baby bottles in your game will be black.

This was true of the first game too, so it makes sense. you suppose we could do the same with diapers? I ask because the Sims 1 equivelent of diapers - the baby sleepers- worked the same way as the bottles; you could only use one at a time.

Edit: Nevermind. If you clone the diaper there's no image file to edit. Oh well.
#7 Old 4th Mar 2005 at 9:03 PM
I want a red baby bottle *sniffle..
#8 Old 7th Mar 2005 at 4:43 AM
Oh, I really love your blue bottle. Thanks very much. You made me so happy. :clap:
Administrator of Loverat's Tea and Underpants
#9 Old 7th Mar 2005 at 5:28 AM
Don't believe a word she said. All we do is party all day long. And I am sweet and kind and good.

Please wait for the bucket to be passed to you before vomitting. Thank you very much.

Lab Assistant
#10 Old 7th Mar 2005 at 10:31 PM
do you think you could post pictures of the other colours?
Test Subject
#11 Old 8th Mar 2005 at 11:32 PM
yeah the bottles are nasty thanks *next job=sim puke LOL*
Field Researcher
#12 Old 9th Mar 2005 at 7:46 PM
Loverat' Thank you very much for looking into changing the bottle, it will be a pleasure to have a new colour other than that awefull green one :D
Field Researcher
#13 Old 22nd Mar 2005 at 7:58 PM
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!! I hated that nasty green bottle!
Test Subject
#14 Old 23rd Mar 2005 at 3:48 PM
Great idea! Unfortunely it doesn't show up in my game. The bottle is still green, not pink. Did i do something wrong? Help!
Field Researcher
#15 Old 23rd Mar 2005 at 8:02 PM
the white one is working for me and I was very very pleased that it also changed the color of my buyable "bottomless feeding bottle" that I got at

Forum Resident
#16 Old 23rd Mar 2005 at 8:51 PM
Ah, poor Loverat...I really don't understand why Maxis didn't just make the damn bottle white to begin with. Clear bottles with milk in them look white. In fact I think most of the bottles I know of are mostly white. So yeah, I'll use the white! Hehe. Thank you Loverat.
Forum Resident
#17 Old 23rd Mar 2005 at 9:23 PM
Love it, Thnaks!
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 24th Mar 2005 at 1:02 AM
I took the white and I love it. Thank you very much for sharing!
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 24th Mar 2005 at 1:10 AM
thanks muchly, i always thought green was ikk too... i went with the white
Test Subject
#20 Old 27th Mar 2005 at 5:37 PM
Help! Does anyone have any idea why my bottle is still green even though I put the white bottle in my downloads folder?????
#21 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 3:24 AM
Originally Posted by dsczerby
Help! Does anyone have any idea why my bottle is still green even though I put the white bottle in my downloads folder?????

This override bottle package is in it's subfolder. Did you take this bottle package out of it's subfolder into my documents/ea games/the sims 2/downloads folder?
Test Subject
#22 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 7:29 AM
WOW! I am totally in loveee with this thanks
Test Subject
#23 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 2:06 PM
Thank you pfish, I really am at a loss as to why it doesn't show up in the game. I don't have any sub-folders in my downloads. Any other ideas???
Test Subject
#24 Old 29th Mar 2005 at 2:12 PM
When I download a .rar file it shows up already unzipped as a .rar file unlike the zip files which I have to manualy unzip which becomes a .package file. I am still confused. I have many files in my downloads which are identified as .rar files verses .package files. Some show up in the game and some don't. like the baby bottle.
Please help the confused!! Me LOL
Field Researcher
#25 Old 1st Apr 2005 at 12:44 AM
dsczerby, if you don't have a program that unzips .rar files then that could be your problem.

btw, I keep this in a subfolder in my downloads folder and it works just fine.
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