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Candle Sticks & Holders

by KimT Posted 31st May 2005 at 5:45 AM - Updated 31st May 2005 at 9:25 PM by KimT
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This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
I tried this one in my game & there are no problems. At first I thought the flickering was a problem but, then I remembered that they are candles. They are EP ready & you can recolor them. I hope you like them. The are a little bit above 1000 on the polys & verts but, not by much.

I see that people have been having problems downloading my candles. I put them in a rar & a zip they were in a folder inside the zip. I'm not sure if that was the problem or, not but I took them out of the folder. I hope that fixed the problem. I downloaded them from the site to my computer at work & didn't have any problems so, I don't know what it could possibly be.

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Size: 165.0 KB · Downloads: 5,333 · 31st May 2005
165.0 KB 5,333 31st May 2005

Size: 215.1 KB · Downloads: 5,643 · 31st May 2005
215.1 KB 5,643 31st May 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
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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 31st May 2005 at 6:00 AM
These sound really cool, but I almost passed on them! With the dark photo I couldn't really make them out at first and I thought the wall lamps were part of it or something? Any chance on a better photo to showcase the candlesticks? Thanks for sharing them with us!!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#3 Old 31st May 2005 at 6:09 AM
Thanks for letting me know. Found a few pics that show them a little better
Field Researcher
#4 Old 31st May 2005 at 6:19 AM
very nice. thanks.
Forum Resident
#5 Old 31st May 2005 at 9:54 AM
This are romantic I love them <3
Field Researcher
#6 Old 31st May 2005 at 10:25 AM
They're really nice...
Thank you !
#7 Old 31st May 2005 at 10:34 AM
Thankyou for sharing your work KimT. These look great.
Test Subject
#8 Old 31st May 2005 at 12:46 PM
Hallo KimT
First:Thanks for sharing them with us!
But my WinRAR can not extract the file, its tell my: Unknown method in "filename" for all 5 package.

sorry for my english :D
Field Researcher
#9 Old 31st May 2005 at 2:44 PM
Very nice :D
Thank you
Test Subject
Original Poster
#10 Old 31st May 2005 at 2:58 PM
Sorry, I don't have WinRAR yet. Just have Winzip. Need to thrust myself out of the "stoneage", lol. Will probably have in about a week or so, keep checking back.
Test Subject
#11 Old 31st May 2005 at 3:08 PM Last edited by DragonKnight : 31st May 2005 at 3:32 PM.
Default A problem
I too, have been unable to install the file with Sims2Pack Clean installer.

Error message is "Version required to extract this entry not supported (21)"

PS - Don't panic, it seems to be fine if the "candlesticks" folder is uncompressed first and put elsewhere (such as the desktop). Use WinRAR to open the download - then double click on the folder and extract the 5 package files only to a new folder on your desktop. After that the Installer no longer objects to any of the 5 packages if you point it to your new Desktop folder.

PPS - I suspect that the problem is that Kim has included the Thumbnails file in the Candlesticks folder.

Hope this helps

Lab Assistant
#12 Old 31st May 2005 at 3:29 PM
These are not showing up in my game. I also got an error message when extracting...are they working for anyone? I really like them!
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 31st May 2005 at 3:39 PM
Try manually extracting them. Just click on the folder and then on the candlestick folder inside and cut and paste into your download folder. p.s. don't cut and paste the thumbnail file.
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 31st May 2005 at 3:43 PM
I did that and they don't show up...
Test Subject
Original Poster
#15 Old 31st May 2005 at 5:17 PM
Sorry Guys, Will Check this when I get home. Don't Panic.
Test Subject
Original Poster
#16 Old 31st May 2005 at 5:26 PM
Okay, try it now. I took out the Thumbs. I didn't realize that I had put it in there with the rest. Need to start double checking that stuff. Now why it's not showing up in your game though. I cloned it from the candles in the game & made sure it worked in mine. I hope they do, they should show up in the same place as the regular candles that came with the game. deco/ misc.
Field Researcher
#17 Old 31st May 2005 at 6:23 PM
very romantic. thanks
Test Subject
#18 Old 31st May 2005 at 9:00 PM
The look great but won't extract! I've tried everything, they are stuck in the zip file :o(
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 31st May 2005 at 10:50 PM
Manually open the zip file. Delete the thumbnail file if you have the original KimT uploaded. Then take the whole candlestick file that is in the zip and place it in your download folder. cut and paste. That should work.
Test Subject
Original Poster
#20 Old 31st May 2005 at 11:53 PM
Thank you chandonsparkles. I'm not very good explaining things to anyone. At least that's what my kids tell me.
Lab Assistant
#21 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 12:32 AM
You are welcome By the way, I'm sorry I didn't mention how nice these look in the game. Thank you.
Lab Assistant
#22 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 9:21 AM
these look relli cool.. but have ou considered having candlesticks in varying size in like a group of 3? keep uup the good work!
Lab Assistant
#23 Old 1st Jun 2005 at 9:22 AM
sorry about the type-os there!
#24 Old 2nd Jun 2005 at 3:28 AM
very cool, thanks!
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 2nd Jun 2005 at 8:23 AM
These are great!
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