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Squinge's Grilled Cheese and Date Counter - Repository technique applied (Updated 2008/01/30)

by Lord Darcy Posted 26th Jan 2008 at 5:17 PM - Updated 16th Jan 2011 at 6:49 AM by Lord Darcy
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2008-01-30: Fixed "Count Simultaneous Lovers" option to count only loves, not crushes.
Thanks to Alexx for information.


This is modified version of Squinge's AteGrilledCheese and DateCounter hack. Repository technique is applied, so they will share recolors with the original Maxis paintings they are based on.
("Grilled Cheese" poster for AteGrilledCheese, "The Lady On Red" painting for DateCounter.)
Both have the same GUID as Squinge's original. You must overwrite them over originals to avoid GUID conflict.

I can't play Cheese/Pleasure Sims without these two counters, but I can't stand the ugly original pic of date counter. I used to buy DateCounter and sell it immediately after use.

Thanks to Squinge for the original objects and for allowing modification of his mods.

Recolors featured in the screenshots are available here.

Edit: Someone asked what these paintings do.
I thought the above picture is self-explanatory.
Well, below is the mod description yoinked from Sophie-David's post. (Thanks Sophie-David!)

Yes, Squinge left and took all his toys with him - at his request, all his projects were removed from MTS2. The goodbye thread is here. However, a lot of his work has been reposted at the Sims 2 Graveyard and his adult mods remain here. The original Date Counter can be found in this folder.

These are the explanations for the menus in the Date Counter, they all refer to the history of the current Sim:
Dates - number of first and dream dates
Check Wealth - displays lifetime earnings
Romance - number of makeouts and woohoos
Fights - number of fights won and lost
Best Friends - number of best friends
Lovers - number of simultaneous lovers
Hide Painting - hide the painting (this used to be a necessity!)

AteGrilledCheese counts how many grilled cheese sandwiches a Sim has eaten.
All functions are the same as Squinge's original. The only difference is that they now share recolors with the original Maxis paintings they are based on, and that "Count Simultaneous Lovers" option of DateCounter now counts only loves, not crushes.

Additional Credits:

Squinge for original hacked paintings
IgnorantBliss for "Repository technique" tutorial
Numenor for CEP | Everyone who contributed to the development of SimPE

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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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
#26 Old 18th Aug 2010 at 5:14 AM
since i can't go to either sites, then where can i get the commuinty wedding arch from for the double delux
Lab Assistant
#27 Old 26th Oct 2010 at 4:33 AM
Ok, all of you are loons. It counts stuff. Why does it do this? Why are you people searching long and hard for a painting that counts stuff? You're sending a nun into purgatory...I didn't think nuns would even play computer games, but this is an odd place. Filled with loons!
#28 Old 23rd Jun 2012 at 5:27 AM
really really dumb question alert: where in the catalouge (& bad speller) might this be found?
Lab Assistant
#29 Old 9th Jan 2014 at 10:18 PM
This is a great tool to have. Like some other posters, I have my own wish list. Counting woohoo with service sims and public woohoo would help as well. I do have one question that if anyone knows, I'd appreciate. It appears that this counts all woohoo interactions and not just how many other sims woohoo has been with. For example, if I use this to count John Sim's woohoos, it will count his woohoos with Jane Sim (with whom he was woohooed three times) as three instead of one. Is this indeed the case?
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