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No Dishes in Bathroom Sinks

by plasticbox Posted 24th Nov 2015 at 10:01 PM - Updated 15th Feb 2016 at 1:00 PM by plasticbox
67 Comments / replies (Who?) - 6 Feedback Posts, 11 Thanks Posts
These are tuning overrides that remove the dishwashing interactions from eight different sinks (those that look like one would use them in a bathroom), to be able to better control where sims can and cannot wash their dishes.

2015-12-15: Updated for 1.13. This is not compatible with earlier game versions since object states (dirty etc) are defined differently as of 1.13.

In the zip are eight separate packages for all of the Base Game pedestal sinks and the “Ovum Bath Sink” (the one on the picture above) -- see the catalogue screenshots for which is which.

Note that the Bureau sink is using the generic sink tuning -- it is not in use for any other sinks in the base game, but EP/GP/etc users should doublecheck with/without that package in case sims seem to have issues using EP/GP sinks for doing dishes (they may or may not be using the same tuning). I only have the base game so I don’t know.

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Test Subject
#51 Old 25th Apr 2016 at 9:47 AM
lovely stuff, thank u
Test Subject
#52 Old 12th May 2016 at 10:41 AM
Sweet! Got several of your mods/objects. Love it!
Any chance you could make a mod like this for TS3 as well? Pretty please? Can't seem to find one anywhere...
Keep up the good work!
Lab Assistant
#53 Old 20th Jun 2016 at 8:48 PM
Thank you! It's so annoying to see them wash dishes in the bathroom. This is very much appreciated.
Test Subject
#54 Old 29th Nov 2016 at 12:32 AM
tanks i love that
Test Subject
#55 Old 25th Dec 2016 at 11:34 PM
This has been driving me crazy -- I favor large families and it is near impossible to keep everyone clean, pottied, and dishes clean. Someone is always interrupting someone else. -_-
Test Subject
#56 Old 27th Dec 2016 at 4:41 AM
Love this download.
Lab Assistant
#57 Old 14th Jan 2017 at 11:04 PM
Is it compatible with January 2017 Toddler update?
Test Subject
#58 Old 23rd Mar 2017 at 6:50 PM
Field Researcher
#59 Old 29th Mar 2017 at 8:01 PM
Thank You so much for this.. I do get tired of my sims walking upstairs to wash dishes in bathroom sink when they have a kitchen sink and a dishwasher.
Lab Assistant
#60 Old 31st Mar 2017 at 2:00 PM
I was so happy to find this, but it seems this mod breaks the game if you have a child in the household. In two separate households, I had child sims, and when it came time for them to go to school, they would not go, and simply continued whatever they were doing before the alert to go to school came up. Clicking the button to send them off did nothing, and instead caused it to glitch. I could not select other sims, select items, or command the children to stop what they're doing, and all sims would continue to do the same action for in-game hours on end. One boy showered endlessly from 7:50 to 12:45 pm, before I had to force-close the game with Task Manager, as the game would neither save nor pause, nor close by itself. Telling the game to pause would turn the Pause icon red, but sims kept moving, and time continued to progress. Teenagers went to school just fine.
I blame this mod because it was the most recent addition to my mods folder, and when I removed it, the next child I made went to school without any problem.
I suppose I will have to find alternative ways to stop sims from using the bathroom sinks.
Test Subject
#61 Old 28th May 2017 at 1:28 AM
Thank you PB! Why sims would walk past a perfectly good kitchen sink to wash a plate in the bathroom is beyond me....
Lab Assistant
#62 Old 6th Jun 2017 at 3:34 PM
i wish plasticbox update her/his mods, please i need almost all gamemods hope you being well.
Test Subject
#63 Old 1st Aug 2017 at 2:28 AM
This is amazing! I found the dishes in bathroom sink thing annoying!
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17th Nov 2017 at 5:48 PM
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Test Subject
#64 Old 4th Feb 2018 at 5:16 AM
not working anymore
Lab Assistant
#65 Old 23rd Sep 2018 at 5:16 PM
Has anyone updated this mod?

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Field Researcher
#66 Old 5th Dec 2018 at 11:23 AM
Can someone update this mod?
Field Researcher
#67 Old Yesterday at 8:30 AM
Would someone please update this mod? It is needed~! :o Or is there a more up-to-date mod out there that does the exact same thing?

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