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No Autonomous Sprinkler - [09/11/10 - Compatible with all latest versions and games]

by BlackCat007 Posted 24th Jun 2009 at 11:03 PM - Updated 9th Nov 2010 at 2:04 PM by BlackCat007
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09/11/10 - Compatible with all latest versions and games.

I really liked Rotchild's mod Child Only Sprinkler, but while I wouldn't want my adults to play with the sprinkler autonomously, I'd still like to be able to direct them to use it. So I made the "no autonomous" mods of different flavors:

NoAutonomousSprinkler -no one can use sprinkler autonomously
NoVisitorsSprinkler - only active household can use sprinkler autonomously
ActiveChildrenOnlySprinkler - among children only those of the active household can use sprinkler autonomously, other ages can't use at all

EDIT: Oops, I had slight reading problem:
In fisrt two cases any sim can be directed to use a sprinkler and be asked to join to play without any problem - any age and visitors also.
With ActiveChildrenOnlySprinkler non active children cannot use sprinkler autonomously, and other ages cannot use at all, similiar to Rotchild's mod. I will continue to look into matter, but as of now it's not possible to tune autonomousity by age.

Use only one! Also you can not use Rotchild’s “Child Only Sprinkler” with these mods.

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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 3
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ActiveChildrenOnlySprinkler.rar | only children of the active household can use sprinkler autonomously, as opposed to other children

Size: 1,009 Bytes · Downloads: 1,875 · 24th Jun 2009
1,009 Bytes 1,875 24th Jun 2009
NoVisitorsSprinkler.rar | only active household can use sprinkler autonomously

Size: 1,001 Bytes · Downloads: 741 · 24th Jun 2009
1,001 Bytes 741 24th Jun 2009
NoAutonomousSprinkler.rar | no one can use sprinkler autonomously

Size: 1,004 Bytes · Downloads: 8,440 · 24th Jun 2009
1,004 Bytes 8,440 24th Jun 2009
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Field Researcher
#51 Old 8th Jul 2012 at 9:03 PM
did anyone find out compatibility? i could really use this!
Field Researcher
#52 Old 1st Aug 2012 at 1:08 AM
Blackcat, Blackcat, wherever you are! Is this mod compatible with 1.36? My farmer sim *needs* this, every time I look he's in his underwear running madly through the water droplets instead of tending the crops!
Test Subject
#53 Old 12th Aug 2012 at 11:25 PM
Does not work with 1.36
Space Pony
#54 Old 2nd Sep 2012 at 1:05 AM
We need this mod updated for patch 1.36. EA changed things now and older mods will crash the game as of today.
Lab Assistant
#55 Old 17th Sep 2012 at 11:33 AM
Anyone considering updating for 1.38? My sims are dying playing with the sprinkler...they sink into the ground when they do it...even the pets...
I need to be able to stop them...
Test Subject
#56 Old 24th Sep 2012 at 4:22 PM
has it been updated yet? i would love this mod... my sims drive me f*cking nuts with the sprinkler...
Test Subject
#57 Old 28th Sep 2012 at 12:13 AM
This is awesome. I don't know why it annoys me so much when sims play in the sprinklers but it just does. This will take a lot of aggravation out of playing the game.
Lab Assistant
#58 Old 11th Dec 2012 at 12:13 PM
My gardener always stop gardening when I am not looking at her and runs to the sprinklers. Every time I have a party guests are stopped at the gates of the garden, stomping their feet and complaining they can't go play in the sprinklers. Kids stop doing everything as if the sprinkler is possessed and summoning them to their watery fate every three minutes. In other words, I REALLY LOVE THIS MOD. Thank you so much!
Test Subject
#59 Old 21st Apr 2013 at 9:34 AM
I can't tell you how much I needed this mod. My stupid sim is constantly running to the sprinkler like it's Disneyland.
Test Subject
#60 Old 24th Feb 2014 at 3:05 AM
I didn't think I'd ever add any mods to my game, but this one was necessary. It was irritating to continuously tell my sim to stop bothering the sprinkler, and I absolutely couldn't take it anymore after I adopted and my new mom kept putting her baby down to make a dash for the yard. This mod has taken the chore out of my game and now I can focus on instructing my sim to keep up with the important things in her life. Thank you!
Test Subject
#61 Old 9th Feb 2015 at 6:57 PM
Duck Defender
#62 Old 3rd Mar 2016 at 9:56 AM
Love this!
Test Subject
#63 Old 16th Jan 2017 at 8:39 PM
Does anyone know if this is compatible with 1.67?
Test Subject
#64 Old 26th Jan 2021 at 7:13 PM
Must have that works with 1.67 (steam) amazing
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