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Garden Helpers #2 - Rake Faster

by CtfG Posted 21st Apr 2007 at 6:49 PM - Updated 2nd Apr 2008 at 12:29 PM by CtfG : Update BV & FREETIME info
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Sometimes, the necessary time for a certain action is way too long. For instance, a garden full of flowers and shrubs cannot be tended by the gardener because there are simply too many plants. Or, with Seasons, the time needed to talk an Orchard Tree from yellow to dark green: more than two hours! With this parameters, it is quite impossible to make a living out of seeding and harvesting. The same applies to raking: my sims scratch about twenty times on one spot until finally all leafs are piled up. More than three or four trees mean, the sim is busy from the morning to the evening. This hack reduces the raking to about 4 - 5 times, until all leafs are neatly pulled together. I think this is an acceptable value, especially when there are other plants to be taken care of.

To see what time is actually needed, call up the two screenshots and check Start Time and End Time.

This global hack requires EP5 - SEASONS!

File(s) in ZIP:
1. CtfG_EP5_RakeFaster.package
2. Readme.rtf

Installation / Uninstallation:
To install, simply extract the file(s) into "My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads".
To uninstall, remove or delete the file.

Update 2008-04-02
All Garden Helpers work with EP6 BonVoyage and EP7 FreeTime. No changes necessary.


Conditions & Disclaimer:

This object and all related files are given to the community "as is". During my tests, no problems showed up. However, I cannot guarantee that all functions will work under all circumstances and/or on all computers. Use all files and mod-options at your own risk!

This object shall not be re-posted to any other site. It is (and shall be) available ONLY through If you downloaded this zip-file or any of its contents from any other site, please inform me by sending a private message to CtfG on modthesims2. Thank you.

Feel free to recolor this object and post any recolor to modthesims2, but please include a link to the original object you recolored. Every modder likes to take at least some credits for his/her work, and pretending that you created this mod from scratch will be very bad for your reputation and karma, and it will also have a negative affect on your christmas gifts. Guaranteed.

Have fun with this mod!

CtfG (on MTS2)

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Size: 3.7 KB · Downloads: 23,599 · 21st Apr 2007
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Expansion/Stuff packs required:
Sims 2 Seasons

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