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School Days Accessory Pack

by generalzoi Posted 22nd Mar 2006 at 10:07 PM - Updated 9th Sep 2008 at 9:12 PM by generalzoi
101 Comments / replies (Who?) - 24 Feedback Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
EDIT 9/9/08: Fanseelamb updated the mesh for the messenger bag so that it'll no longer flash blue for Pets owners. You can get the updated MESH by downloading MESH_ZoiMessengerBag_fixed.rar and replacing the old MESH file with the new one.

Well this took forever. Darn midterms and Mardi Gras.

First of all, a HUGE thanks to SynapticSim for taking the screenshots for me, since I'm having graphics issue. You da man, Syn.

I started this out as something for me, and, like most of my stuff, it soon spiraled way out of proportion. So I decided to share it. And I'm pretty much done with the pirate - except for the peglegs, which need a major revamping - so if y'all like this pack, I might make another themed set out of it. I already about three more packs in my head, including Jock, Band Geek, and School Yard.

In this pack we have:

A regular ol' Booksack. No bells, no whistles, although it does have a few zippers. The Booksack has one main compartment and one front pocket. Sits kinda low on the back, but that's what's in nowadays. Available in Storm Blue. Bonus: For the kiddies, we also have Spider-Man and Disney Princess* booksacks. Nothing makes a kid more popular than a cool backpack. For males and females, child-elder

A Messenger Bag. Ideal for carrying a laptop or a multitude of notebooks, it has one main compartment, a pocket in front, another pocket in the back, and two water bottle holders on either side. Also comes with a free Purple Simcola (tm)! Available in Vermillion. For males and females, teen-adult

A triangular One-Strap Backpack. It's not much for space, but it's the latest and hippest thing on the market, so who cares about actually carrying books? The One-Strap has one main compartment, a front pocket, a mesh side pocket, and a special pocket on the strap made just for your cell phone. Come on, all the popular kids have them! Available in Orange 'n Cream. For males and females, child-elder

For the scholar we have a Pencil that sits behind the Ear (or the Ear Pencil) and a Handheld Book that you can carry around. Get both and look doubly smart! Pencil for male and female, teen-elder; Book for male and female, child-elder

And, for the cheerleader, we have Pom-Poms in pink and green. Now when you cheer, you have something to wave in people's faces! For male and female, teen-elder

Issues: The straps in the backpacks will cut through some clothes. The biggest problem here is the upper shoulder of the Messenger Bag. I was having trouble making it hang straight and not disappear into the shoulder, so I just did what I could. Also, there's some weird patches on the pom-poms because of how the texture map ended up. That could be fixed with recoloring. I just wanted to get the pack out.

*In the screenshots, the princess image looks whited out, so the package included the in the upload is a bit darker, to make them more visible.

Note: You have to download Booksack.rar to use the children's booksack, since that's where the MESH is.

All of these accessories can be worn with other accessories, although no two backpacks can be worn at the same time.

Disclaimer: Recolor at will, but do not redistribute the mesh without permission. All recolors should link back to this post. Do not upload to any paysites, and do not upload to the Exchange. I know they're pretty much nonexistant, but feel free to use any color I include with my meshes in your own creations, as long as credit is given and a link to the mesh is provided. All content is by Maxis or me.

I forgot your thing Rodolfo. Sorry. There's been a lot going on. Soon, I promise.

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
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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 23rd Sep 2006 at 1:19 PM
Default Hello
Um could you please upload these in zip. only because i don't have the rar. thingy..

thank you very much..
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#52 Old 24th Sep 2006 at 12:59 AM
No, I will not upload these in a .zip file. There are several programs for extracting .rar files, and it's against the rules to have two files types of the same packages. See this thread for information about extracting .rar files:

Come hang out with me and SynapticSim at The Lair
Field Researcher
Original Poster
24th Sep 2006 at 1:14 AM
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Lab Assistant
#53 Old 28th Dec 2006 at 5:24 PM
*buuys whole set from clerk at store* I know,I've downloaded these atleast 3 times,but my game keeps messing up so I always have to come back!
Stupid computers but thanks!
Lab Assistant
#54 Old 28th Dec 2006 at 5:29 PM
Oh and Gereralzoi,just to let you know in a KIND way...I have seen loooooooots of people break that rule.Good thing I haven't uploaded anything here 'cuz I didn't know it!But you say it's against rules and I think MTS2(it's all yo' fault!Jk) should actually put a place where people actually will read rules,like one different on top of alot of people's posts so as to get the messege through.I don't think I know many people who take hours to read each site's 100,000,000 rules,do you?That's one hundred million for those of you who can't read numbers very well.Lotsa rules.Just to get my point across.I'm just letting you know,not being mean.Don't think I'm mean.Puh-lllleeeaaase? :whine: :p
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#55 Old 30th Dec 2006 at 3:53 AM
I wasn't trying to be mean, and I don't think I was being mean. I just get really tired of being asked that. Personally, I try not to break the rules, even if other people do, and I do think people should read a forum's rules.

Come hang out with me and SynapticSim at The Lair
Lab Assistant
#56 Old 8th Jan 2007 at 9:39 PM
Thank you, I really like the messenger bags
Field Researcher
#57 Old 15th Feb 2007 at 7:04 AM
This is great. Thanks :D.
Lab Assistant
#58 Old 25th Jun 2007 at 10:53 AM
Naaaw, the disney prinsess backpack are to cute And the sipder man is cute to. x) The rest just look good xD

Swedän rules, not.
Test Subject
#59 Old 14th Aug 2007 at 5:00 PM
Thank you thank you THANK YOU!! I looked all over for school stuff- i finally found 1 (one, only one, very plain...) backpack... but now I can have such a variety!!!! THANK YOU!!!!!!
Test Subject
#60 Old 26th Sep 2007 at 7:35 PM
Hey I want to download your stuff so bad generalzoi but I can't, why????
Field Researcher
#61 Old 27th Sep 2007 at 12:31 AM
I was surprised how they worked well with a multitude of outfits. lol. look at me. "multitude".

Thanks again.
Test Subject
#62 Old 1st Jan 2008 at 7:03 PM
THANK YOU!!! These backpacks make going to school more realistic. I'll give them right away to my kid simmies.
Test Subject
#63 Old 14th Jun 2008 at 11:24 AM
where can you find it? I mean like i've downloaded it but where do i get it?

Soz i'm to this.
Lab Assistant
#64 Old 12th Jul 2008 at 1:54 AM
Thank you very, very much.
Test Subject
#65 Old 15th Jul 2008 at 11:30 AM
Wow these are great! I am completely amazed (the first time using meshes!) Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou!!!
Test Subject
#66 Old 16th Aug 2008 at 1:15 PM
Great work but just a question.
How can i rec the handlebook? SimPE doesn´t allow me to do that and in the body shop i can´t seem to find the mesh...
Some advice will be thank
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#67 Old 17th Aug 2008 at 8:23 AM
I'm not sure I understand what you mean by "rec the handlebook". Do you mean recolor the book? If so then you do it the same way you recolor anything, by exporting it in Body Shop. If you can find it, all I can say is keep looking!

Come hang out with me and SynapticSim at The Lair
Test Subject
#68 Old 22nd Jan 2009 at 10:12 AM
Thanks .......................................................
Test Subject
#69 Old 14th Mar 2009 at 11:37 PM
Thanks for making this!
At first I was confused, I was like, "Why is it telling me I have to double click a custom content file?" so I looked at the guide on here and I was like, "Oh, duh!"
You get them by buying them from the Kids part of the shop you access from your Sims' homes, right?
Lab Assistant
#70 Old 29th Mar 2009 at 2:33 PM
Test Subject
#71 Old 20th Jun 2009 at 2:13 AM
I have downloaded these but when I get to dressing my sims, a picture comes up with custom content but nothing shows up. Help?


It was the night everybody agreed I was wrong
About you
I told them you were being so STRONG
I knew you were a liar
I knew you were a liar from the start!

Test Subject
#72 Old 20th Jun 2009 at 2:28 AM
I figured it out!

It was the night everybody agreed I was wrong
About you
I told them you were being so STRONG
I knew you were a liar
I knew you were a liar from the start!

Test Subject
#73 Old 7th Jul 2009 at 5:17 AM
Great work! I so love the pom-poms!
Test Subject
#74 Old 21st Jul 2009 at 7:10 PM
Yeah, good work except I had trouble with the booksack and disney princess ones. Could you explain it to me???

lollol, funnycuteallstar
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