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Backdoor Lane 28 – "Pink Flamingo" Bar (Home Business)

by plasticbox Posted 14th Apr 2007 at 4:00 PM - Updated 21st Sep 2008 at 9:17 PM by plasticbox
11 Comments / replies (Who?) - 10 Feedback Posts, 1 Thanks Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
Households: 1
Played: No
Tested: Yes (a copy)
Furnished: Only the bar

Nightlife and OfB required.
Custom content required: Invisible Driveway by roddyaleixo

For sims that are sick of living in the suburbs, Backdoor Lane provides an alternative: a couple of small town lots with a more urban look and feel. They fit together like a jigsaw puzzle, creating a maze of backyard gardens and interconnected alleyways when placed in a tightly spaced neigbourhood. Most of them work as corner lots as well as facing the street, creating a very different impression depending on how you place them and what's on the lot next door.

Backdoor Lane 28
is a house with a small bar on the ground floor; it's currently zoned residential but can be used both as community lot and as home business. The bar is fully furnished and functional (I've tested it as a community lot), the rest of the house is empty.

On the ground floor is the bar (one room plus bathrooms) with separate access from either the front or the side, and inside the house one room and a small bathroom. Stairs lead up to the top floor (four rooms) and the basement (two rooms). The house has a backyard with parking space for one car, car included.

- Street view
- Side view
- Floor plan, ground floor
- Floor plan, top floor
- Floor plan, basement
- Interior, detail: Bar
- Interior, detail: Stairs
- Lot overview

Thank you:
This collection (frillen) as well as this one (loba) and that one (windkeeper), the mini lots by Andi8104 and the ones based thereupon (MaryLou) have been very useful in making the Backdoor Lane neighbourhood. Thanks for making them available, as well as for the driveway of course.

Please don't PM me with neighbourhood terrain requests (look in the Neighbourhoods section instead), downloading issues (I can't help you -- look in Site Issues, Q-XPress forums etc), or Build Mode questions (general questions go here, lot specific questions in the d/l thread). Thanks.

Lot Size: 2x2
Lot Price: 43.634§
Number of bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fixtures Only
Special Flags: Home Business

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 Nightlife Open for Business
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Size: 997.4 KB · Downloads: 8,751 · 14th Apr 2007
997.4 KB 8,751 14th Apr 2007
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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. Install: Double-click on the .sims2pack file to install its contents to your game. The files will automatically be installed to the proper location(s).
  • You may want to use the Sims2Pack Clean Installer instead of the game's installer, which will let you install sims and pets which may otherwise give errors about needing expansion packs. It also lets you choose what included content to install. Do NOT use Clean Installer to get around this error with lots and houses as that can cause your game to crash when attempting to use that lot. Get S2PCI here: Clean Installer Official Site.
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Mad Poster
#2 Old 15th Apr 2007 at 9:28 AM Last edited by patul : 17th Apr 2007 at 5:58 AM.
Really nice and clean as all your serie !

Thank you

Edit : The invisible driveway is not packaged with the lot. (a link is in the post)

Edit ter : The bug with packaging the driveway recolor come with the OFB patch. If you play thurther EP (and you must reinstall your complete game for other reasons) dont patch OFB,

You know a site allowing re-upload of free build/buy stuff in lots ? Help us to update the list !

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Field Researcher
#3 Old 15th Apr 2007 at 10:13 AM
Looks Good...Neat

Yes I agree as well, quite shallow and pedantic....
Test Subject
#4 Old 15th Apr 2007 at 11:08 AM
thanks! I love your houses they are so creative

Hey dudes! I'm CJ!
I have a best mate called Gemma, I recomended her to use this site!
Test Subject
#5 Old 15th Apr 2007 at 11:39 AM
Hooray for plasticbox! Hooray for Backdoor Lane! I now have a Neighbourhood with nearly all backdoor lane houses and buisnesses... because it rocks! Thank you plasticbox! ^.^
Pettifogging Legalist!
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Original Poster
#6 Old 15th Apr 2007 at 11:44 AM
Thanks patul!

I've noticed that the upload wizard didn't see the driveway, but that has happened before and it was packaged, so I've assumed it's in there anyway (particularly since noone ever complained) .. I havent tested it yet, but I'll look into it.

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In the kingdom of the blind, do as the Romans do.
Test Subject
#7 Old 15th Apr 2007 at 6:01 PM
Nice work, thanks for sharing
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#8 Old 16th Apr 2007 at 10:42 AM
Originally Posted by patul
Edit bis : it come with up to OFB patched version. If you use a further EP and a complete reinstall you can package it and have the benefit of the patch (ex:OFb Stages fix) .

Patul -- sorry but I don't understand this bit ... it might be something to do with the driveway, so it would be good to know ... can you try to reword? Or write it again in French (I like to believe that I understand French quite well =)

Stuff for TS2 · TS3 · TS4 | Please do not PM me with technical questions – we have Create forums for that.

In the kingdom of the blind, do as the Romans do.
#9 Old 16th Apr 2007 at 4:31 PM
Love the lot and WOW love the name! Thank you and ciao.
Test Subject
#10 Old 1st Jul 2007 at 11:56 PM
I changed this up to a community lot Irish Pub and it works great! The best thing about your lots is how versatile they are.
#11 Old 8th Jul 2007 at 1:59 PM
As I have said many times to your work: excellent houses. Thanks.

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#12 Old 5th Mar 2016 at 12:42 AM
thank you