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Testers Wanted: Policeman, Fireman, and/or Construction Tape

by momma"b" Posted 17th Aug 2005 at 6:39 AM - Updated 17th Aug 2005 at 7:23 PM by momma"b"
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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.
Hi everyone,
This is my next project I just finished as a request for MuttsMooch. I tried it in the game for a short time and I wanted to get your opinion of how it works and looks for you. Its a policeman's, fireman's, and/or construction job's tape you put around places you want yours sims to stay out of. I made the poles for the ends as in the pics you see. The poles need to be placed with the right one first and the arrow facing you when placing. Then scroll around to another side and place the right one the same and you have to do the same with the rest for the poles to be up against the ends of the tape. As I have shown you in a pic. It is EP Ready but should not need it as they both were made from the original games items in sculptures. If you play the original and download it, please let me know of any problems.

The poly count for the tape is 30, very low, and the vertices are 56, also low. The poly count for the poles is 118, another low, and the vertices are 78, again low.

I have made the original one which is a "caution" one and I made a recolor for "danger". If there are any requests for any other type, please leave a message and I will make it for you. If you make your own recolors and post them on a (non-paying) site, but hopefully here, please leave a link to the original thread and give credit to me.

The poles are a separate package so I uploaded all 3 packages which are the original mesh, the poles, and the danger_recolor.

I have uploaded some pics of what they look like and also a couple to show you that if someone is inside of one they can't get out. It also makes a good caged in area for toddlers...LOL.

If you have any problems, please leave a message and I will check it out. All feedback is welcome, as I like to hear what others think about the project and of my work.

As with all my other creations, you can use for your own purpose, but please do not put on any pay sites.

Hope you enjoy it and have a great day!

Edit: I forgot to tell all of you since you have to use alot of these sometimes, that I made the cost of the tape only $1 and a pole for $2. Not a bad price, I hope.

Edit: I made 2 recolors of the "police line do not enter" for you to pick which one you would like. The first which is "donotEnter_across" means that the sentence is straight across as in the pic. The only thing is that since the arms overlap some, the letters from either the end of the one or the beginning disappear some as you can see in the pic on the second line. Its only how you move your camera that it disappears and reappears. I tried to make the letters smaller on it but in the game you could not hardly see them then. That's why I made the 2nd one which is "donotEnter_down" which has a second line instead of all on one line. That way it doesn't disappear. So you now have 2 choices to pick from or you can pick both as both will work at the same time in the game. Let me know if there is any other changes or recolors I can do, and I will get to them.

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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Test Subject
#2 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 7:10 AM
this is the coolest thing i have ever seen!!!!!!!!
Test Subject
#3 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 7:10 AM
funny...i was just wishing for something like this so i could remake some TV shows.... now all i need is a chalk outline and i'll be all set!
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 7:43 AM
This is great for storytelling. Thanks a lot! =]
Field Researcher
#5 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 10:40 AM
Lise, in case you did not see it, the CHALK OUTLINE is at:
courtesy of the talented (and sleepless) RavingMadSim.
What a combination! Thanks momma "B".
Test Subject
#6 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 12:14 PM
Great job on the tape; it and the chalk outline should make great companions to the high security correctional facility I'm building.
Lab Assistant
#7 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 12:38 PM
Oh, thank you so much! It is EXACTLY what I wanted!! I'm doing this story about a murdur! It is going to fit in great! Also, I can use it for my "Under Construction" house! Thank you thank you!
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 1:32 PM
Ah! That will be perfect for my movies!! Thank you very much!
#9 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 1:33 PM
great idea - thanks so much!
Public Enema #2
#10 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 2:35 PM
Now heres an object with majorly silly screenshot potential! thank you ever so muchly *hint hint road cones hint hint* :D
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 2:40 PM
Here is a cool thing you can do with the tape!

PS: I need somone to recoulor the truck for me if you can - PM me if you can.

Build Buy Live and Mod! ~MuttsMooch
Test Subject
#12 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 2:50 PM
The ones used by police say "Police Line Do Not Cross" Would be nice to have one of those. Very nice job.
Lab Assistant
#13 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 3:23 PM
Having just downloaded RavingMadSim's Chalk outline this will be perfect for "Da Hood" (Driveby's in suburbia what next), This is Excellent (any chance of an actual "Police line do not cross" re-colour that would be fantastic).
Thankyou and good luck with future projects
Test Subject
#14 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 5:10 PM
This fits my whole Sim world! This just made my day. Thank you sooooo much.
Lab Assistant
#15 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 5:58 PM
I need someone to recoulor the Repo truck to look like a Keyspan truck to complete!
Field Researcher
#16 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 6:43 PM
This is the coolest thing ever. I love having unusual things in my game. Oh, Bink, if you do screenshots please let us see them. I could only imagine what you would come up with
Test Subject
#17 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 8:45 PM
Thank You for the recolor. I love it.
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 17th Aug 2005 at 11:24 PM
love the recoulors!
Test Subject
#19 Old 18th Aug 2005 at 3:44 AM
Originally Posted by dragonfly2004
Lise, in case you did not see it, the CHALK OUTLINE is at:
courtesy of the talented (and sleepless) RavingMadSim.
What a combination! Thanks momma "B".

thanks!! just what i was looking for!

If electricity comes from electrons, does morality come from morons?
Hell is other people. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
Test Subject
#20 Old 23rd Aug 2005 at 10:56 PM
Thanks for these. All I need now is traffic cones and portable signs *hint* *hint*.

Field Researcher
#21 Old 27th Aug 2005 at 1:07 PM
YAY!! finally someone did this thanx so much!!!!
Test Subject
#22 Old 27th Aug 2005 at 8:58 PM
AHA! that i was needing!
Forum Resident
#23 Old 24th Sep 2005 at 3:07 AM
Wonderful! No if only we had one for CSI... :O)
Forum Resident
24th Sep 2005 at 3:08 AM
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Test Subject
#24 Old 28th Sep 2005 at 9:17 AM
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This will be great for stories.

Field Researcher
#25 Old 18th Jan 2006 at 4:00 PM
*thumbs up* Perfect!!!
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