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into the future glitch 2 Edit

two of my Sims travelled to the future but I hadn't waited for them to step through the portal and I went into edit town so now it wont let me play as them or change households because I time travelled is there any way to fix this? —Preceding unsigned comment added by K.gaming (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

It's strange, because normally the game would restrict you from changing your game or family's state while you're undergoing a travel, such as going to Edit Town or even saving. I don't have any suggestion for you other than quitting without saving. Nikel Talk Vote! 15:03, January 1, 2014 (UTC)

that wont work cause when I went into edit town I saved plus I made it a while ago and I've been trying different things like playing as a future family and travelling back or killing them off to change households.—Preceding unsigned comment added by K.gaming (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

I had this exact same issue, with slight differences. I travelled to the future with my bot-builder and my family plumbot (2 total sims) to gather some necessities from the Bot Emporium. However, I scrolled out into town view to click the action to go to Emporium before my sims stepped through the portal. I noticed that there was no option when I clicked it. I returned to look at the portal, and though it continues making the sound as though someone is going to come through, no one does. I have no sims in my panel, no wish/aspirations, and I have absolutely no options no matter what I click, even with testingcheatsenabled true activated. I am going to return to my last save, which I wish was more recent, but I would appreciate an unofficial patch to solve this, if possible.  23:35, July 3, 2014 (UTC) Pandora

EDIT: I loaded my last save and attempted this again, without scrolling out. The house takes several minutes to load and my two sims are still not showing up at all, much less any option to do anything. I have all expansion and stuff packs and no mods. I have travelled back and forth with two to five family members no problem before, they have just never been in this combination. The only real differencei s that I have moved to a new house and placed a new portal... it never showed in the game with the time traveller, so I had previously set it from buy mode and summonded the time traveller. When I moved I deleted the old one from that property and activated the new one that I had placed. I am going to try and go back and summon the traveller rather than activating it. I will update. (talk) 00:17, July 4, 2014 (UTC) Pandora

EDIT : Thought that I would do one last edit. I completely exited and re-launched my game, returned to an older save, tried going to the portal on my old lot, tried changing the sims that I was bringing, and brought my sims down to one... I also called forth Emit and went through the questline to change the future from normal to utopian and tried again with just one sim... to no avail. Even when loading my only previous two saves, the game looks different and will sometimes cast a random red light on shadowing, on and around my lot exterior. All of this time-travelling trouble only happened when I changed to my new home/lot, but I when clicking the portal on my previous lot the command will cancel almost immediately, before the sim even takes a step. I no longer have a save of my family living in their old lot. Unlike before, the portal is not glowing nor making a single sound. Im not sure how to proceed, now. I transferred my last plumbot to the previous family that I had split into another household, and the newer, better, plumbot has no trait chips, and I am out of nanites and supplies. I attempted to merge my old plumbot back, but his previous trait chips are non-existant, something I have noticed with previous plumbots that I have sold/gave. At this point having a plumbot, and really 'Into the Future' is completely pointless, as I cannot utilize any of it randomly, without any game update or computer changes or anything happening. I also tried deleting all caches and reloading, to no change whatsoever. This is frustrating, and I may just have to scrap my bot-building dad and his davinci-aspiring wife and their kids for a new family. I am reluctant to do so after all of the visa points I have accumulated from travelling. This has never been an issue until I moved them, but I do not have the last save. Word to the wise: If you are having this issue, DO NOT delete or overwrite any of your old saves. (talk) 03:16, July 4, 2014 (UTC) Pandora

Sims vampire glitch! How can I fix it! Edit

I've been having this crazy glitch latley on my game, and its very very very irratiting. So I have the University,Supernatural,Ambitions, and Island Paradise expansion packs, and whenever I play any game and create sims, they all turn into vampires. I did the 'testingcheatsenabled true' cheat and edited my sim to a human and they still turned into a vampire, and I never got the option at the science facility for a cure, and the only way I found to get rid of it is if their "lover" asks them to forsake it, BUT it only works when my sim is in moonlight falls (The place that came with supernatural.) I even uninstalled my supernatural expansion pack to see if it had anything to do with it and it STILL turns my sim into a vampire! I honestly don't know why and I would REALLY APPRECIATE if someone has an answer! HOW CAN I MAKE MY SIMS STO TURNING INTO VAMPIRES?! Jennie17 (talk) 06:27, January 4, 2014 (UTC)Jennie17

2 Glitches All Sims Games Are super glitchyfor me Edit

I have 2 glitches

I have a Pregnancy glitch my sim never changed to pregnancy clothes or stomach growth and every 10 seconds the game will show her completely still and arm out stretched like she is holding and infant. I gave up and stopped playing that family and played a new family I had copied the family because if a experiment with my scientist changed my sims to plant sims there would be to families plant Sims and normal sims after I played the plant sims copy it kept crashing over and over again every half hour so finally after saving every time my sims went to bed I'd save but it kept my progress but the glitch is super annoying please help also my expansions seasons pets and university life for sims 3

(I have no sims account or origin)—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~
I had a similar issue to the first one, but it didn't happen until after her son became a toddler. This particular bug is a green scarab because the animation anomaly causes the sim to stop walking all the time. There is a simple fix though, going into the console and using the command resetsim Firstname Lastname. I don't know if forum posts can be used as references but here [1] that link describes using the resetsim command in more detail.--Matrilwood (talk) 02:10, January 16, 2014 (UTC)

Started new section Edit

I use testingcheatsenabled true for the maxmotive affect you can get by clicking "make needs static".  I don't even really enjoy the game without it, but almost immediatly after I enable it and try making a different sim active it won't let me change it.  Like, say I have two sims in a household, Billy and Bob.  Billy is active, I type in testingcheatsenabled and switch to Bob, but Billy's face and info is still at the bottom instead of Bob's and his actions are still shown.  When I click for him to do something, however, Bob's face shows up in the little float thingy and he'll do an action that I want him to, but he doesn't have a queue or any other info. 

It's so frustrating.  Not even two minutes into the game and I have to save and quit, reopen, save and quit.  Please help. -- —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 06:39, January 19, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

That sounds annoying. Try putting the cheat on and switch to a new household. If Bob walks past as a neighbor, shift-click on him and choose 'Make Selectable'. It should show Bob's information, then shift-click agin and choose 'Make Unselectable'. Go back to Bob and Billy's house and see if it worked. Joey.eyeball (talk) 06:39, January 19, 2014 (UTC)

Commitment GlitchEdit

Sometimes there is the occasional glitch where a Sim will reject another Sim for engagement or going steady in the Sims 2 outright, even if both their daily and lifetime relationships are at +100 and they are best friends and in love with each other. This happened to me with Romeo and Juliette. In the end I had to add Juliette to the Monty household (which for some reason stopped the glitch) so that one could successfully propose to the other. Then I moved Juliette back into the Capp household. C.Syde65 (talk) 05:59, January 21, 2014 (UTC)

Sims 3 Glitching Edit

 I can honestly say I have found a LOT of glitches with this. Most of the time they were really small. I have Sims 3, Sims 3 Ambitions. Supernatural, Generations, World Adventures, Island Paradise, Pets, and Seasons.

1. Stretching baby! : One of my Sims put the baby in the crib and it stretched to his size. It was really creepy.

2. I was putting my Sims back into Create a Household mode and resetting their age. One of my Sims age bar had frozen on adult when it was supposed to be young adult. It had been this way for about two days. I then was using the birthday cake to age up my kids when she suddenly turned into an elder.D:

3. Never Ending Fire: This was incredably annoying. One of my Sims caught a cheap bbq pit on fire. As I extinguished it. IT came back. And mulitplied into four. This fire came back so many times I cannot count. I even built a pond over it. No luck. I had to reset the game.

4. My game crashes everytime I look at this guys house. Its my Sim's boyfriends house and everytime the house fills up my screen it crashes. DD: (talk) 00:31, January 24, 2014 (UTC)Sims4lfyes

Stretched Cat head (Sims 3) Edit

Ok, so I have Pets, Generations, World Adventures, Late Night, Supernatural, and literally yesteryday Island Paradise.

So I have my nice resort, and such. I decided to adopt a cat for my sims, let call the kitty Dink and my sims Adam. Adam kept feeding him treats, it kept popping up "Dink doesn't seem hungry,"

I decided it was getting annoying, so I go to cancel the actions. When I go to cancel I get a cat head going through the wall. No, I don;t get some freakin' cat who stands up all stretchy, I get a freicken' wall cat head.

Dink's icon was just fine, and when I angled the camera differently, he was just fine.

Is this going to affect my babies? I havn't had trouble with babies before. Is this something to do with Island Paradise. HOW DO I FIX THIS? (talk) 23:55, January 28, 2014 (UTC) Ty, for your time!

The Sims 2 Blue Lot Edit

Hi, I am playing the Sims 2 Double Deluxe (with the Nightlife expansion pack and the Celebration! Stuff pack). The other day I was in a neighborhood which I had created myself, then I added a new empty lot (a 3x2). I created a house there and everything was fine. I did use a couple of floors and wallpaper that I had created using Homecrafter. Anyway, I exited to the neighborhood, and the loading screen came up as usual. But when the neighborhood loaded, the lot I had made was there, but it was a light blue colour. I thought that this was strange, so I clicked on it, but nothing happened. It was as if the lot was unresponsive. Has anyone else been having this problem? Thanks, XxRIPMCRxX XxRIPMCRxX (talk) 20:33, February 12, 2014 (UTC)

I have started to loose count of the number of times I've had to un-install and then re install my Sims 3 expansion packs in the past. I use to have Late night installed but ended up loosing interest in the game due to the bugs. Such a shame as Bridgeport was a pretty cool town from first looks and the features were awesome. Bridgeport was plagued with big glitches so I ended up un installing all the games to start again, without Late night. Games seamed to run ok with little glitches that didn't stop me playing. When I got Island Paradise expansion pack, I found the computer lagged and froze sometimes with gameplay and so I chose to stop playing that town. I don't have any of the downloaded towns or any custom content. The least glitch towns I found were, Sunset Valley, Twinbrook and Appolosa Plains. I would still get little glitches and a funny glitch which made me laugh, my sims would sometimes come out of the shower and not put any clothes on. One sim even went to work like that! A glitch that didn't affect my gameplay, just funny. Also, that Error save message that comes up after installing World Adventures, I have never even had World Adventures installed and still I have this glitch come up everynow and then. Doesn't make sense. About a month ago I got Sims3 Into the Future expansion pack and installed that onto my computer. Game seamed ok at first, but started noticing new gltiches. Sims disappearing from portrait and gameplay glitches where I couldn't click on another sim. Sims getting stuck. Very unusual glitch where a female sim became friends with a male sim and they became bestfriends with no interaction. Then I would go over to the male sims house and the girl cannot be found in his friends panel, yet when he found her at a community lot, it came up they were bestfriends. Game sometimes freeze briefly when its snowing, I turned off the snow in the options. Expansion Packs I have are: Ambitions, Pets, Showtime, Generations, Seasons, Univercity, Island Paradise, Supernatural, Into the Future and I have Mastersuite, Movies Stuff and 70s, 80s, 90s, stuff packs. I don't think its my video card, as I had a new one put in over 2 years ago that was meant to be good for running the Sims3 games. I honestly think that installing Into the future expansion pack is the culprit for why my game is playing up BIG time. Since Ive installed Into the Future I have found that my game freezes, lags and crashes ALOT now. Bugs in the game, I never observed before are now occurring and its currently rendered my save game almost unplayable. Its ridiculous that I need to save my game every five mins incase it crashes. I know that Sims has always had many glitches etc, and I have tolerated this. It is very frustrating that I am about to un install all my Sims3 games and gonna have to decide which ones are worth re installing and hope that Im not re installing expansion packs that come with unwelcome gameplay issues that cause more freezing and crashing!! I am saving up for a new PC to start playing Sims4 when it comes out, but all these glitches etc have me most concerned right now.... :( (talk) 07:22, February 26, 2014 (UTC)

TS3: University GlitchEdit

So, my Sim went to university and she got a boyfriend there. Now that the University term is over, she was returned to her town. I then wanted to move her to Bridgeport, so I did. Now that I've settled in a home, I wanted her boyfriend to come visit, but now I can't find him in her friends list? 

All her previous friends were gone, and her boyfriend too, they didn't even break up, so I wonder if they're still together? 

Does anyone know how I can get him back?  --Vivian —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

It might be because when you move into a new town, all of your sim's relationships disappear so that you start with a 'clean slate' . Apparently it also includes when you travel or go to university. He should be there if you go back. (talk) 17:57, March 23, 2014 (UTC)

Sims 3 Light Glitch Edit

When I try to place hanging lights on the second floor of my house, they just go through the floor! Does anyone know how to solve this problem??—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Vanishing SimsEdit

My sims disappeared, they can't get back home, I don't know where they are, when I click on their little image it goes to somwhere really far away from my house, like into the middle of the ocean! what can I do??????—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

We can't help you if you don't give us more details. What game did it occur in? (i.e. The Sims 2, The Sims 3, The Sims Stories) K6ka (talk | contribs) 22:50, March 16, 2014 (UTC)
If it's in The Sims 3, press Ctrl+Shift+C and type in resetsim firstname lastname and they will be at the front of the house. (talk) 20:27, October 14, 2014 (UTC)

What. Just. Happened?!?!?!?!!! Edit

In The Sims 3 for ps3 I had mommy and baby go to a museum. Long story short I had daddy call everyone home but the mother put the baby down and went home. So the baby had to crawl home. When I switched to the baby's character it showed that he was on the front lawn but he is not visible. They can interact with him but I can't see him. Any suggestions..?—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 04:12 17 March 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

We can't help you if The Sims 3 is on PS3 - you can't properly use cheats and that is the only way to fix this glitch. I'm sorry. (talk) 20:29, October 14, 2014 (UTC)

placing houses Edit

right, I downloaded a house so my sims could live in it and when I go to place lot I try but it turns invisible and I click 'accept' and it doesn't show it on the map or when I zoomed in so I cant live in it. it is really annoying help—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 15:04 23 March 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

CAP Glitch Edit

My Sims 3 CAP cursor was stuck on the color wheel! I made my sims adopt a new puppy, and since I didn't know how to change his coat, I edited him in CAP. I was changing his eye color with the color wheel when suddenly I couldn't drag the circle thing. Wherever I clicked, even outside the wheel, the circle followed. I wasn't able to click on anything, but when I hovered over a button the name popped up or whatever. I was forced to quit without saving my game. The only way I could close it was to go to task manager. This happened twice now! I have pets, late night, island paradise, university life, and 2 more stuff packs. Anyone have a solution? (talk) 17:50, March 23, 2014 (UTC)

i have a problem on Sims Freeplay. i sent one of my sims to Another Sims Town to complete a task but she's been down with that task for about a week now. Everytime i go to get her i am being kicked out of the game completely! Everything else is working just fine thought. (talk) 22:43, March 27, 2014 (UTC)Adrial Howard168.18.96.62 (talk) 22:43, March 27, 2014 (UTC)

Fixed facial expressionEdit

Sometimes in The Sims 2, there is the occasional Glitch where a Sim does not change facial expressions. Instead they will have a fixed grin even if they are in a bad mood. Has this happened to anyone else? C.Syde65 (talk) 11:32, April 7, 2014 (UTC)

Oh, yes. This happened all the time. If you have Pescado's batbox, you can fix Sim's stuck facial expression. But you can only do that manually, as that mod is not a prevention. Nikel Talk Vote! 12:14, April 7, 2014 (UTC)

Something Edit

Disappeared Pizza Glitch!

Ok, when i was playing Sims 3 and was using cheats (Testingcheatsenabled true) and i click the mailbox, put pizza deliver in my home, get the pizza and getting it... I saved the game and something happened. I did go to the starting menu where you can see the familys what you have done, the reason was that i try to get Lifetime Points easily. When i came back, my werewolf sim was holding something, BUT IT WAS INVISIBLE! I try to figure out how to fix it. Going back to menu didnt work... But i found the fix out. Go get the bills and then lose ur money. This isnt a game breaking or file breaking glitch, its just a mini glitch what i found, so dont be scared.Pikachuren123 (talk) 16:16, June 2, 2014 (UTC) Pikachuren123

University glitchEdit

Hey when I go to university my sims won't come with me I tried like 10 times someone help me find out why this is flipping happening. Like I am so frustrated by the way I Have 4 animals and the parents live in the house my kids are at so like help plz. (talk) 22:40, June 3, 2014 (UTC)OneWayGal

Which game? The Sims 2 or 3?—Preceding unsigned comment added by K6ka (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Untitled GlitchEdit

I don't exactly know if this is a glitch, but I have a two paced set of living stairs in my house and they have a purple line under them. What is this? Can I get rid of it?—Preceding unsigned comment added by ‎ (talkcontribs) 21:49 8 June 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Which game are you experiencing this in? We need more information to solve your issue. --k6ka (talk | contribs) 21:58, June 8, 2014 (UTC)

Sims 3 Pets switched with Sims 3 Seasons Bug(?) Edit

( I'm using the PC version of the Game ) I installed The Sims 3 Pets expansion but when I go to the Pets expansion game it shows be the seasons game isntead , help ? I cheked and it's not like it is rederecting to the Sims 3 Seasons "File" , but really I'm clueless...—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 10:56 15 June 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Seasons was released after Pets, so it will show "The Sims 3 Seasons" in the loading screen. Load your game and check if any of the Pets objects are there. If they are, then Pets is installed. FYI this applies for all the older games as well. --k6ka (talk | contribs) 11:24, June 15, 2014 (UTC)
Do you have Seasons installed? Nikel Talk Vote! 13:55, June 16, 2014 (UTC)

Ostracized Sims family Edit

I have the Deluxe Edition of the original SIMS game; no CHEAT stuff. Here's the problem:  there is one particular lot in one neighborhood in which there is no interaction with the outside world.  No newspapers are delivered, no mail comes, no neighbors drop by, no service personnel respond... You can order pizza, the order is confirmed, but the delivery guy never shows up; ditto for maid service, etc.  The problem started after I evicted one family and then moved them back in later.  When they invited their friends over, the friends would accept the invitation, but not show up.  Thinking the glitch was attached to that family, I subsequently created several new families and moved them in to the lot (after buldozing the house, making a new start).  I have quit without saving... What can I do?  The family currently occupying the lot are unemployed, (no newspapers for job search), and spend their days building their job qualifications and interacting with each other, until the food money runs out, I suppose.  What can I do about this HEXED LOT? (talk) 14:08, July 1, 2014 (UTC)

Factual correction Edit

Everytime I try to move my sims to a new town i click on the lot i want to move into and i click the blue ticket but the tick goes grey and doesnt do anything how do i fix this? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 10:47 14 July 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Child disappearing from my active sim household Edit

My step sister was playing with her teenager and her teen got caught being out after curfew three or four times and the last time she got caught she is not on her active sims anymore so is her teen in jail and is she going to come back on her active sims? My sims game has never done this before so I didn't know what to tell her please let me know something thanks we even tried the resetsims cheat and it didn't work btw this is for the sims 3 if you didn't know and she has all the expiation packs except World Adventures :) —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 06:54 28 July 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

This is a common fix that can be repaired by moving the family into a new household or an entirely new lot. Ѧüя◎ґ (talk) 06:59, July 28, 2014 (UTC)

No relationships in the tab Edit

My Sim had a few friends in the town and a father but there is now no longer any relationships in the bar. And no family tree and I recently got a horse and the relationship for the horse is not there neither, any help would be great thanks.—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 09:30 29 July 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Pet Stories GlitchEdit

I was playing Best in Show in Pet Stories. The dog, Sam Whitt, totally expanded! He just got bigger and bigger and bigger...until he was bigger than the screen. It was so weird and I had no idea what to do. I shut down my computer and turned it on again and it was fine! It really confused me. (talk) 15:28, August 3, 2014 (UTC)

Disappearing Sim (TS3) Edit

Can someone help me. I have Sims 3 and the Island Paradise Expansion. My Sim glitched and randomly disappeared from the house but was still in the household. When I right-clicked it said she was in the middle of the ocean. I couldn't do anything! Please help me! (She's a toddler if it helps at all) (talk) 23:40, August 22, 2014 (UTC)

Custom Outfit Glitch (TS2U)Edit

I created a family in CAS and one of them was wearing as custom outfit. Then, I moved them out of Cas, and in the screen they all seemed fine, and the screen for moving them into the lot was normal, but when I arrived in the lot the sim wearing the custiom outfit had had thier outfit randomised, and they where wearing completley the wrong thing. I checked the formal outfit, and it was correct (N.B. the formal was also custom), and then I tried 'Plan Outfit' and only the randomised outfit and the Tracksuit were available. There has never been a problem with the custom outfit before, and i have been using it for quite a long time. The outfit was mine, made in the body shp, not one of off the internet.

Update: This happneded agian with the same outfit, but not with the same Sim. Please can someopne explain why this is happening? - (my neiborhood might be corrupted, as I used to use the family bin delete button and delete graves before I knew what it did *fiddles with collar*)

--Kerry Stapleton (talk) 15:05, September 24, 2014 (UTC)

Sims 4 Glitch Edit

I can't seem to build or buy anything -- well, I can buy some things but others just don't show up. But building, when I'm on an empty lot it takes the money away but doesn't show the walls, floors, ect. I don't know if anyone else had these but; my saving is glitching too. I bought the game for eighty bucks -- not for glitches galore. IS it just supposed to take you to Create a Sim every damn time? I'd like to know if there's an answer or something to this?

Sims not really at workEdit

It says my sims is at work but he's at home :/ I tried the reset but it didn't work :/ help? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 02:30, September 12, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Can't pick My Sims Traits?! Edit

I have this glitch where when I go to Create-a-sim I can't pick their traits and the little box to pick their traits won't show up. I've had this glitch before and some how "fixed it" but I on't remember how please help (talk) 10:37, September 19, 2014 (UTC)LadyRose0274.134.149.112 (talk) 10:37, September 19, 2014 (UTC)

I have had a similar problem. okay now select the sim you would like to modify step 1. try entering a cheat hit the following all together at the same time: Ctrl + Shift + C

step 2. then when the blue box at the top of the screen appears enter: testingcheatsenabled true

step 3. while holding down the shift button click on your active sim. step 4. select the blue option bubble that says: modify traits for active sim and from there you can change your sims traits :) I hoped this helped! ~ZenaWhite~—Preceding unsigned comment added by Zenawhite (talkcontribs) 02:29, September 30, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Pregnant Sim can't interact with other SimsEdit

I'm trying to get my sim pregnant but for some reason she can't interact with other sims. I tried playing the husband and the only option was "wake up" but she's wide awake and able to do things. I've tried resetsim a bunch of times but nothing works. Can I fix this? Or am I going to have to start all over again.—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 01:51, September 25, 2014 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

SIMS 3 GLITCH (sims malfunction)Edit

PLEASE HELP ME!!! F.Y.I I have the base game for "The Sims 3" and the "Late night" expansion pack. So I was playing my household today and it booted me out. so I went to click on the auto play button but the Error popped up that said "startup error please see log for more details" so I restarted my computer and hit the auto play button and started it back up and selected my game profile but all my sims were looking the other way! (Main select a saved game screen) it had flipped my sims so they were all looking away from me. Also when my game does load, my sims family members have no profiles to select! so the game will continue on but my sims will be frozen in the action they were previously doing, also when I hover my mouse over my sims Their names have changed! I entered the cheat "testingcheatsenabled true" and clicked on my sims but it only said "add to active family"?! these are 3rd generation sims!! I have their grandparents!! so why is everything I've done changed all of a sudden?! somebody please help me!!—Preceding unsigned comment added by Zenawhite (talkcontribs) 02:10, September 30, 2014‎ (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Building lots floor and wall problem Edit

Whenever i go to build a lot or build on a pre made lot the walls go red and the floors go like in a way patchy - im not sure how to describe it. But all my furniture is fine. This is sims 2 double deluxe on the computer.—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 16:07, October 4, 2014‎ (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

Uninteractive Mailbox after Updating The Sims to The Sims Living Large Edit

After playing a one-person family in The Sims for quite a while, I decided to install the Living Large expansion pack so that I could complete the career loop (I own both original disks; for those curious, the original run of The Sims CDs will only install on Windows 7 64-bit if you boot into safe mode first, though Living Large installs normally, and both require starting up the game twice to get it to actually run).  After the installation everything seemed to load up fine at first, the only differences being that the queued actions were canceled and the sim's mood was reset, but after a while the mailperson came to drop off the bills and I was never able to get the sim to interact with the mailbox again.  I tried quitting and restarting without saving.  I tried quitting and restarting with saving after the mail was dropped off.  I can't seem to find mention of this anywhere else, and all of the debug/cheat options don't look like viable ways to address this issue.  Help? (talk) 03:57, October 5, 2014 (UTC)

An update: After two in-game days of playing while ignoring the inaccessible mailbox, the mailperson finally came again, dropping off more bills that needed paying.  This time, though, I was able to get the mail.  When I did so, I got two sets of bills, one colored white and one colored yellow.  The yellow one was the appropriate amount for the bills two days prior while the white one was the appropriate amount for the bills on that day.  After paying both of them, the mailperson came again the next day, again resulting in an uninteractive mailbox, then again two days later, the mailbox now being accessible, and again there were two sets of bills.  This repeated for at least another six days.  So, the bug appears to not just be that the mailbox is inaccessible sometimes even though there are bills inside, but that you have to pay twice as many bills.  Luckily my income is high enough that I can afford this for now, but I think I'll try saving up so I can move out and then back in again and see if that fixes things. (talk) 08:12, October 5, 2014 (UTC)

A final update: Evicting the family from the property and then moving it back in did indeed fix the problem, though unfortunately you would have to use cheats to not lose a lot of money from moving out and then back in in this way. (talk) 06:51, October 19, 2014 (UTC)

Baby Glitch Edit

My Sim Just Had a baby boy and I can see her holding him but he is invisble and no where to be seen, and when ever i zoomed out since i had the baby, the screen glitches and goes back to normal when i zoom in but my baby is still invisble, PLEASE HELP!!! (talk) 19:42, October 8, 2014 (UTC)Danika41.135.37.14 (talk) 19:42, October 8, 2014 (UTC)

Weird Glitch in Sims 3 PCEdit

I keep getting this glitch. Whenever my Sim goes upstairs, they sink through the floor so they end up downstairs. I hate this. Once I was playing a Sim who ordered pizza, and when she tried to put it on the kitchen counter upstairs she sank through the floor and played that animation when you can't reach something. I had to delete the women. I tried to stop that glitch, by using ResetSim firstname lastname but the glitch still happens! How do I get rid of it?!

Note: I can't get mods or hacks in my games and I love using cheats, so please don't suggest using mods or hacks and don't tell me to stop using cheats!!! (talk) 11:52, October 11, 2014 (UTC)

There are times where mods or hacks are the only way to resolve an issue, but first, make sure your game is patched. Then, if you need help with installing mods, hacks, or other custom content, see this page. And no, mods and hacks are not bad for your game (unless poorly made or specifically designed to harm your game, so keep an eye on whoever you're downloading the mod from). --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 12:40, October 11, 2014 (UTC)
Thank you! I will patch my game today and visit the page. (talk) 20:29, October 12, 2014 (UTC)

Pregnancy Glitch Edit

I have only base game, and a small amount of custom content. My Sim, Gwen, had her 3rd baby, a boy, and afterwards she was still in her maternity clothes and had a smaller but still pregnant belly, and since then it has grown. I did not have her try for a baby again, and she had the pregnancy moodlet but it went away a day after she gave birth to the 3rd baby (the one before she got stuck like this). I do not currently know if she will give birth again, and if it will go away if she does. (talk) 22:27, October 12, 2014 (UTC)

Family small pictures disappearing - The Sims 3Edit

I do not know if i am the only one having this problem but it seems to happen to me every so often and its making me mad. I would play my game for a while then i would save it and quit. When i want to play it again maybe even after adding a new CC it would load then when the family house pops up The family small pictures are gone i can not click on anything. I would go into edit town mode but it says the house is empty even though i know that my family was just in that house. PLEASE HELP THIS IS FUSTRASTING!!!!!!!!!SinKrayzieMelly (talk) 22:43, October 14, 2014 (UTC)SinKrayzieMelly

Sims Not Going To Work Glitch PLEASE HELPEdit

Okay so, for some strange reason my sim won't go to work. No matter how many times I press the "Go to work" button the actions go away all at the same time. This has happened to two of my Sim familys in totally different worlds. I've tried multiple times to reset the sim and quit their job them employ them in that field again but nothing changes. This has happened to me once and I was forced to have my sim quit their job to avoid bad moodlets ect. and is now this is happening to me again, and my sim NEEDS this job. Please help D:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (talk) 03:23, October 21, 2014 (UTC) 10/20/14 LadyRose0203:23, October 21, 2014 (UTC)

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