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No More Hugging Trash Bags!

by Simularity Posted 15th Jul 2020 at 7:00 AM - Updated 12th Jul 2020 at 11:18 PM by Simularity
7 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Thanks Posts
This simple override mod stops to ever annoying animation that every Sim with the Recycle Disciple trait does when slightly idle. That is, they lovingly hug a trash bag. They just do it sooo often that it drives me crazy. So, I created this override mod to stop them cold from ever doing it again. I've tested it and it works like a charm. The animation is no longer triggered and it's like it was never programmed into the game.

This shouldn't conflict with any other mods unless that mod affects the Recycle Disciple's idle animation which, why would you do that? The tuning I did was to take out the call for the animation to start so now it never starts.

Thank you for taking the time to view this mod. I plan to create more new mods soon for both MTS and my own site. :D

Additional Credits:
Created with Notepad++ and Sims 4 Studio.

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 15th Jul 2020 at 7:56 AM
OMG thank you for this! I hated it too. Lots of people love to Recycle but don't hug trash bags.
Test Subject
#3 Old 15th Jul 2020 at 2:42 PM
GOD, thank you. I have a squeamish sim, and the fact that having the recycle disciple trait causes her to hug trash at random seems incredibly antithetical to her character.
Test Subject
#4 Old 15th Jul 2020 at 7:37 PM
Thank you, you are not the only one who thinks this is nuts. They hug that thing more than they hug people.
Test Subject
#5 Old 15th Jul 2020 at 8:16 PM
Yes! Thank you! That was so annoying!
Top Secret Researcher
#6 Old 17th Jul 2020 at 11:23 PM
I must have missed this one, lmao. Thanks for fixing it so I do not have to see it!
Test Subject
#7 Old 18th Jul 2020 at 3:40 AM
Thanks for this! I was getting tired of my sims hugging the trash bag.
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 23rd Jul 2020 at 5:15 PM
Thank you! Do you hate the paper bag over the head? I do. Could you possible do a mod that stops that? I hate it. thank you.