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Nouk’s male ponytail made shorter - binned [UPDATED 24.08.11]

by Cheryl Mason Posted 2nd Nov 2008 at 6:44 PM - Updated 6th Sep 2011 at 12:06 PM by Cheryl Mason : Adding recolours
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This is an alpha edit of Nouk’s long ponytail for men. I was put off from downloading this hairstyle for a long time because I couldn’t think how to use it. I mean, decent male hair is always welcome, and this was more than decent, but I just couldn’t think of any footballers (or anyone, really) with hair that long.

BUT, Nouk’s policy allows you to play about with her creations ad virtually infinitum, so – ta-dah! I gave it a haircut! All that remains of the original very long pony is a little bottle brush thing at the back. I wanted to keep the long fringy bits, but they turned out to be linked to the ponytail textures, so I had to get rid of them Therefore you get a very short, sleek ponytail that your long-haired man might wear to, say, a wedding, or to present the Euro 2008 cup to the King of Spain. Very respectable. Almost.

I have sorted this hair into the correct colour categories and adapted it for the age groups Teen-Elder, as per the original. The bottle brush is still animated and will swish around when the Sim moves. There are four colours, plus grey; the blond, black and brown versions are Nouk’s original textures, but I had to recolour the red, which I expect is obvious because it looks rougher than the rest. It should pass muster if you squint, though.

Infinite thanks to Nouk for making this hair, and for letting people mod her work so much.

Update 24.08.11

Blimey, I’ve not been in here for a while; let’s see if I can still remember how Sims 2 works...

People in the comments were saying the Elder version no longer works, so I’m reuploading the original file, which has all age groups Teen-Elder. I’ve also made two requested recolours, ginger and olive green. I don’t have any plans to convert this for Sims 3. The hair is by Nouk, not me, and her policy at present does not allow TS3 conversions. If anyone does do it, I would recommend you alter the mesh rather than alpha editing; there’s a huge amount of wasted file space.

Another little update 06.09.11

I've just noticed that hat_plays_sims has created a huge number of natural recolours using Pooklet's textures, which you can find here. (It's a long post; ctrl + F "Cheryl" and you'll find them.) Meanwhile, Ove has made 23 fantasy colours; they are in this post and you can consult the list of colours here. Thanks very much to Hat and Ove for doing this.
Tags: #nouk, #ponytail

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Lab Assistant
#2 Old 2nd Nov 2008 at 7:03 PM
Test Subject
#3 Old 2nd Nov 2008 at 8:04 PM
Test Subject
#4 Old 2nd Nov 2008 at 8:24 PM
OMG, Thank you!!!
#5 Old 2nd Nov 2008 at 8:54 PM
Both versions are really good. I already had the other one but this one is good for variation,

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#6 Old 2nd Nov 2008 at 9:47 PM
Great hair, thanks for making it for our sim guys.

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Field Researcher
#7 Old 3rd Nov 2008 at 1:43 AM
Very hot; I'll definitely download this!

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#8 Old 3rd Nov 2008 at 4:00 PM
I love this mesh.
Thank you for the shorter hair version.


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#9 Old 3rd Nov 2008 at 6:01 PM
Thanks so much, this is exactly what I was looking for. I prefer this length for mens' ponytails since it looks good even on the executive types in my game.

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Field Researcher
#10 Old 3rd Nov 2008 at 9:46 PM
Oh great, thank you! I will use this so much more now
Lab Assistant
#11 Old 3rd Nov 2008 at 11:59 PM
I can't tell you how happy I am with this! Lovely red too! Thanks heaps
#12 Old 4th Nov 2008 at 3:09 AM
This looks wonderful. Thank you :D!
Test Subject
#13 Old 4th Nov 2008 at 3:33 PM
Ah, this is really amazing! ^-^ I was looking for a short ponytail virsion like that for a while.. Thank you!

I wish there was one with a darker blond.. Hmm.
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 11th Nov 2008 at 2:17 PM
Thank you. I don't let my sim guys have a very long hair so this is perfect!

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#15 Old 11th Feb 2009 at 8:17 AM
Great idea, thanks
Test Subject
16th Mar 2009 at 4:57 AM
This message has been deleted by MTS2Staff. Reason: Copied attachment - thank you for the upload!
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Original Poster
#16 Old 16th Mar 2009 at 2:03 PM
Thanks a lot, HeyYeah I hadn't kept a copy of this, so I was calculating how much time it would take to rebuild it, and my calculations were not encouraging. Thank you so much for saving me from having to do it all again!
Test Subject
#17 Old 16th May 2009 at 5:48 AM
this is really nice thank you
Test Subject
#18 Old 25th May 2009 at 1:51 PM
Fantastic! Thank you! I've been looking for something casual but good-looking like this for ages.

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Test Subject
#19 Old 6th Jun 2009 at 12:02 AM
I've been looking for a short ponytail for ages! Thank you very much for sharing it!
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 7th Jun 2009 at 10:15 PM
have you noticed the blond one looks a lot like James from Twilight?

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Test Subject
#21 Old 10th Aug 2009 at 6:54 PM
Can you make an elder version of this?
Test Subject
#22 Old 24th Jun 2010 at 11:56 PM
Any chance anyone can convert this to TS3? There are no short ponytails for it. D:
Wonderful. :D
Field Researcher
#23 Old 9th Jul 2010 at 9:46 PM
This is really good, I was looking for a short ponytail for ages I have a question though, can you make a more orange-y/natural red? I'd really appreciate it.
Test Subject
#24 Old 18th Nov 2010 at 5:35 PM
Bless you, this is EXACTLY what I need!
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 15th May 2011 at 7:40 AM
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