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Picked upload! Default swimshorts replacement

by windkeeper Posted 16th May 2006 at 6:14 AM - Updated 5th Jan 2012 at 8:04 AM by CatOfEvilGenius
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
These files will replace default Maxis swimshorts for adults and teens with better looking long swimtrunks. Sims that have default swimshorts in their wardrobe will wear these instead. Also included swimtrunks that will replace default adult swim briefs. All custom textures by me. Extract all the files into your Downloads folder. To restore the originals simply remove the files.


Read carefully as there are several choices:


teenmaleswimshorts_replacement.zip - replaces default teen male swimshorts with long swimtrunks.

adultmaleswimshorts_replacement.zip - replaces default adult male swimshorts with long swimtrunks.

adultmaleswimbriefs_replacement.zip - replaces default adult male swimbriefs with long swimtrunks. Requires adultmaleswimshorts_replacement.zip to work.

adultmaleswimshorts_unireplacement.zip - unlocks University swimshorts for adult male and also modifies them into long swimtrunks. Requires adultmaleswimshorts_replacement.zip AND University expansion pack to work.


Note: If you have custom recolors of swimshorts and briefs, they will not be affected by this change.

Tip: To refresh thumbnail views in CAS delete "..My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Thumbnails\CASThumbnails.package" file. To refresh thumbnail views in BodyShop delete "..My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\cigen.package" file. Next time you run your game (BodyShop), all the previews will be recreated.
Age: Teen Young Adult Adult
Gender: Male
Clothing Type: Swimwear
Clothing Style: Modern
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Default Replacement
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

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
adultmaleswimshorts_unireplacement.zip

Size: 955 Bytes · Downloads: 13,713 · 16th May 2006
955 Bytes 13,713 16th May 2006
adultmaleswimbriefs_replacement.zip

Size: 312.4 KB · Downloads: 15,847 · 16th May 2006
312.4 KB 15,847 16th May 2006
adultmaleswimshorts_replacement.zip

Size: 442.0 KB · Downloads: 20,054 · 16th May 2006
442.0 KB 20,054 16th May 2006
teenmaleswimshorts_replacement.zip

Size: 433.0 KB · Downloads: 19,231 · 16th May 2006
433.0 KB 19,231 16th May 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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Test Subject
#51 Old 27th Jun 2006 at 6:31 PM
thank you! I HATE those weird too short brightly colored shorts..and no more speedos!
Test Subject
#52 Old 2nd Jul 2006 at 1:51 AM Last edited by Kimberlyjeana : 2nd Jul 2006 at 2:07 AM. Reason: grammar
I have always hated those short trunks
This is fab I love it

thanks you so much

~*~* Freedom is not negotiable
Test Subject
#53 Old 23rd Aug 2006 at 2:12 PM
Thank You
Lab Assistant
#54 Old 1st Sep 2006 at 8:33 AM
I used this before when I only had the base game, it was great... however now that I have all three EPs I can't use it. Would it be at all possible to get an update of these? I would be extremely grateful.
Instructor
#55 Old 1st Sep 2006 at 1:41 PM
It works with NL and OFB (and FFS, and GLS). No update needed.
The only reason there's a uni and non-uni version, is that not everyone has uni: it does not mean you can't use later expansions!
Lab Assistant
#56 Old 10th Sep 2006 at 8:53 PM
Wow~! Ever since I installed the game years ago, I always thought the male swimwear was horrendous. I'll defitnetly be using these, except for the briefs... those are oh so sexy Great job!
Test Subject
#57 Old 22nd Nov 2006 at 6:54 AM
Thanks heaps for these. I hated the old maxi ones and can't wait to get these in game
Test Subject
#58 Old 2nd Dec 2006 at 8:41 AM
thank you thank you thank you!! I hated those awful default swim trunks! These are great!!!
Lab Assistant
#59 Old 23rd Dec 2006 at 7:30 PM
Omg, SALVATION from those Peewee funhouse-looking default sets of nonsense they call swimming trunks. These totally rock. Thank so much!

"Splaglio, Jagoof?"
Lab Assistant
#60 Old 24th Apr 2007 at 11:59 PM Last edited by PegasusDiana : 25th Apr 2007 at 12:21 AM.
I have a problem I used these in my game and Delphy's first version of his organizer apparently didn't like them. So it removed them. My fault for not going through all it found and just removing them all. But now all my maxis swimwear is gone as well. When it took your file it didn't just replace the defaults with the originals so all I get is a floating head. Where the Maxis originals were there are now just plain blue boxes. How do I get the original defaults back? Or do I have to uninstall/reinstall to get them back? I mean I like yours better I just wasn't expecting the defaults to also be gone should I ever remove the package. If there is no way I'll just re-install these and hopefully that will fix it again.

I attached a pic so you can see what happened, with your package gone no more Maxis either.
Screenshots
Lab Assistant
#61 Old 25th Apr 2007 at 12:54 AM
Ok this is just wild, I installed yours again, the blue boxes are still there no preview but at least they are not a floating head anymore and the swimsuits are back. hehe
Screenshots
Test Subject
#62 Old 2nd May 2007 at 12:20 PM
PegasusDiana ... how did you fix it? Cause the floating head is driving me insane! Mine still show up in the screen just all swim trunks (these and downloaded) show a floating head.
Moderator
retired moderator
#63 Old 23rd May 2007 at 10:58 PM
These are awesome! Thanks so much :D

Formerly known as boolPropped
Field Researcher
#64 Old 25th May 2007 at 12:08 PM
The floating head problem is happening to me too. This quit working when I installed Seasons so I removed it. I'll try a reinstall and see if it fixes it since it seemed to help some of you.

Running: Sims2, Uni, NL, OFB, Pets, Seasons, BV, FT & AL. Patched.
Test Subject
#65 Old 6th Jul 2007 at 1:41 PM
About time someone had some decent swimming trunks made to take over defaults! Good work!
Lab Assistant
#66 Old 8th Sep 2007 at 2:01 AM
The Maxis trunks are so ugly. I'm glad someone could make awesome replacements for them. They look awesome, but I bet they will look even better on my Sims. Now I actually have a reason for buidling a swimming pool!
Test Subject
#67 Old 31st Oct 2007 at 2:43 AM
Thank you so much. The default Maxis trunks are so ugly I can't even laugh at them.
Field Researcher
#68 Old 11th Nov 2007 at 9:35 PM
MY HERO!! There are easily the best replacements I've seen for the maxis swimtrunks. Goodbye nasty swimbriefs! Thanks SOO much!
Test Subject
#69 Old 31st Dec 2007 at 1:07 PM
I love your swimtrunks, thank you sooooo much!
Lab Assistant
#70 Old 1st Mar 2008 at 6:54 AM
to get the clothing pictures right again you've got to delete EITHER groups.cache, accessory.cashe, or cigen.package. The next time you start the game it will generate new pictures of all the clothes. Sorry I can't remember exactly which file you need to delete. However, this will point you in the right direction and you can google it or ask around.
Field Researcher
THANKS POST
#71 Old 8th Dec 2010 at 10:28 PM
Thank goodness! ... and you :D
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