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Classically Cute Hair for Boys of All Ages

by fanseelamb Posted 5th Mar 2009 at 7:44 PM - Updated 16th Sep 2009 at 12:47 AM by fanseelamb
77 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 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.
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Here's a little mop of slightly tousled shortish hair, parted on the side for optimum comfort & style. Looks extra manly when paired with sideburns and some stubble.

All Ages -- Binned -- Family Linked -- Grey Elders -- Extra Textures Removed

You must install the black hair to get the grey elder hair.

Compressed with jfade's Compressorizer to reduce filesize. Thanks jfade!

Bonus! Matching Dark Brown Sideburns included! They're binned too.


Polygon Counts:
Adult hair is 1515 polys, other ages are about the same.

Additional Credits:
Special thanks to agustin for helping fix a mesh transparency issue. The mesh still isn't perfect but I think it's pretty good. Thanks also go to HystericalParoxysm for lotsa tips along the way, and to everyone who writes the tools & tutorials that make this stuff possible, and to MTS2 for hosting us all!

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
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Bill Hair -- MESH + 8 Colours + Bonus Sideburns -- Compressed.rar | Contains new mesh + 8 colours + bonus dark brown sideburns. All binned. Black hair must be installed for grey elder hair to appear.

Size: 1.05 MB · Downloads: 44,667 · 5th Mar 2009
1.05 MB 44,667 5th Mar 2009
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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
#2 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 7:47 PM
Hmmm... The Vampire looks familiar @.@
Thanks for the hair!
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#3 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 7:51 PM
Just yesterday I was wishing for more normal looking men's hair, squee! It's different enough from the other hair I have, and binned, and one grey, and compressed. Happy dance.

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Test Subject
#4 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:00 PM
Boy Hair! I love you forever for providing such wonderful boyhair! Now even fewer of my sims have to be subjected to poofy girl hair!
Instructor
#5 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:04 PM
OMG this is perfect! Do you possess mind reading abilities or something? Yesterday, I was thinking that I wanted a hair EXACTLY like this! Thanks a lot!
Field Researcher
#6 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:05 PM
YES! more hair for males =) Thanks!
Instructor
#7 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:06 PM
I think someone's been watching True Blood...
Love the hair, I'm so happy it's maxis match and not too shiny.
Thank you sooo much!!! =)
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:17 PM
I even recognized mr Compton without any special cc. Did you make him or is he from LL30? Love the hair and the sideburns :P
Scholar
#9 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:26 PM
´This is just perfect Thank you!

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Lab Assistant
#10 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:37 PM
Hmmm.....Is this supposed to be for a certain awesome vampire named Bill......Love it! Thank you......

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#11 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:41 PM
Yay, thanks guys! I'm glad you like it.

Paradise: Wow you have mad sim recognition skillz. I'm impressed. This Mr. Compton is all mine, and he does have special CC! I made this hair just for him!
Theorist
#12 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 8:42 PM
w00t! :D

EDIT: Wow, as if we posted just a fraction of a minute apart.. thats.. odd


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Field Researcher
#13 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 9:02 PM
Bill is easily recognizable Thanks so much for the hair, I love it!
Lab Assistant
#14 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 9:14 PM
Wonderful! Cute short hair for guy Sims is always great, but this is especially great. Love it.
Test Subject
#15 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 9:42 PM
I know this is a really awkward request, but is there anyway you could flip the hair so the part is on the other side?

This is mainly because I've been trying to make a certain Sim from a movie for months now and this hair is absolutely perfect except for that one detail. D:

If not, it's all good. Thanks for the awesome manly-man hair!
Lab Assistant
#16 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 10:00 PM
Please, please, please, will you share Bill with us? Please, do! I'm dying to have a Maxis-match bill in my game. He's awesome!

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#17 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 10:11 PM
LOL - I recognized Bill Compton right away too!! I already have Linuslover's Bill in my game and love him, but yours is great too! I'd love it if you'd share! And I do love your nice, normal hair and sideburns! Thanks!!!
Test Subject
#18 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 10:27 PM
Wonderful! There is just not enough normal looking male hair, so my sim men thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#19 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 10:32 PM
w00t! Bill Compton! I <3 him!!! Awesome hair!
Test Subject
#20 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 11:09 PM
That looks like the guy from True Blood! I think, I havent watched the show, but ive seen pictures! Anyway, nice hair! I love it!
Scholar
#21 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 11:32 PM
Default just right
I have been on a desperate search for the right tousled male hair. The "asian-style" moussed messes just don't do it for me. I like this, because it looks like the fellow tried to comb his hair but got distracted -- exactly how I like my men . . .
Instructor
#22 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 11:49 PM
Very cute, indeed! Thank you so much for sharing with us.
Instructor
#23 Old 5th Mar 2009 at 11:53 PM Last edited by skye : 6th Mar 2009 at 12:12 AM.
I love this hair! His hair also reminds me of the husband from Medium- Joe Very very cool!
thank you vera vera much!
Skye

Ummmm say, do you have Bill ready to upload?

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Test Subject
#24 Old 6th Mar 2009 at 12:08 AM
Thanks so much! Hair for the fellows is harder to find, and this is a nice cut that doesn't look too feminine. My Sim boys need the variety!
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#25 Old 6th Mar 2009 at 12:21 AM Last edited by fanseelamb : 6th Mar 2009 at 12:49 AM.
skye: Ooh you're right, it does kind of look like Joe's hair! I love Joe.

BeingNectarine: Ironically, I flipped a Maxis female hair to make this one because my sim needed the part on this side. I would love to do a version with the part on the other side for ya, but it's quite a bit of work and I just don't see myself getting to it anytime soon. Perhaps you'd like the straight female-to-male conversion available here? It's not quite the same as this one, since I changed the shape and cut to make it more boyish, but you might like it anyway.

Thanks again for all the nice comments, guys!

Oh and to everyone who asked, Bill isn't ready to be shared just yet. I gotta make a Sookie and play with test them some more first. .
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