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"Chips" to "Crisps" Text Replacement for UK Players.

by Menaceman44 Posted 17th Oct 2016 at 2:46 PM - Updated 27th Jul 2021 at 5:30 PM by Menaceman44 : Updated File
36 Comments / replies (Who?) - 8 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
Description
Being a UK player, I can overlook most American spelling variations in the game. One that bugged me enough to make this mod though is that in the UK, potato chips are known as crisps. To us, chips are served hot and are most similar to fries. Having Sims eat a bowl of "chips" that were clearly not "chips" was too much for me.
I realise this is a very niche mod and that not a lot of people will get any use out of it but I thought I would share anyway just in case.


Info
This mod is simply a text override that alters the text strings in game. All mentions of "chips" have been swapped out for "crisps" with the exception of "Fish and Chips". This includes on the fridge, bar, restaurant menus, tooltips, etc.
Also, "Chips and Salsa" has been renamed to "Nachos and Salsa". The things with that salsa are triangular, they're not chips/crisps whichever word you use.
The text changes also go as far as changing chance card text and object descriptions. Examples of these can be seen in the screenshots.

Notes
Snacks have a price in the screenshots due to newtoongamer's "No free snacks" mod.
This mod will conflict with any other mod that also alters the same text strings. I have attached a screenshot showing the overridden strings if you need to check. I am not currently aware of any mods that would.

Updates
27/07/21
Added a few extra text strings that have been added to the game since the mod was created.

Additional Credits:
s4pe,
s4studio,
No free snacks v2.0 by newtoongamer.
Tags: #crisps, #chips, #text, #alteration, #override, #fix, #uk

Type: Other

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Sims 4
Built with Game Version: 1.77.131.1
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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MMChipTextReplacement.zip

Size: 1.1 KB · Downloads: 2,762 · 27th Jul 2021
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Mad Poster
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#26 Old 23rd Feb 2018 at 11:50 PM
For those interested, this is still working with the 1.40 Jungle Adventure game patch.

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#27 Old 7th Feb 2019 at 3:04 AM
I'm not a UK player, but I prefer to use "crisps" instead of "chips". Thanks for this override.
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#28 Old 20th Jun 2019 at 1:27 PM
Works fine with the June patch

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#29 Old 1st Jul 2019 at 1:34 PM
You should also try ManxCat's Fall to Autumn mod : https://modthesims.info/d/626834/fall-to-autumn.html it was also bugging me, as I'm British and there is no UK English language option, it just annoys me. You will need seasons, as EA are too greedy to include weather in the base game, and charge 40 pounds instead.
Mad Poster
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#30 Old 17th Jun 2020 at 2:06 PM
For anyone curious, this appears to still be working for the Eco Lifestyle patch. I've not come across any issues yet.

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#31 Old 30th Mar 2021 at 7:34 PM
The fact that anyone would even think of doing this... Love it! :D

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Mad Poster
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#32 Old 27th Jul 2021 at 5:32 PM
I've just uploaded a new version that includes a few extra text strings that were added with later packs.

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#33 Old 27th Jul 2021 at 7:10 PM
Yes thats only a UK thing , bcos all over the world as I know what you called "chips" is called "fries" (USA) , Fritten (germany) , Pommes frites (France) and the ones in the game is called "chips" (USA) or Kartoffelchips (german). I´m german and I was confused as I heard the first time about " fish and chips " when I was in London.
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#34 Old 27th Jul 2021 at 7:29 PM
Thanks for keeping this mod updated Menaceman. It's one of the first mods I ever downloaded for Sims 4 and was the inspiration that led to me to creating my own UK English text changing mods. Much appreciation for your work.
Test Subject
#35 Old 9th Sep 2021 at 6:16 PM
I love this! You wouldn't happen to be able to replace "pants" in CAS with "trousers" as well, would you?
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#36 Old 9th Sep 2021 at 10:28 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kenny.vanCullen
I love this! You wouldn't happen to be able to replace "pants" in CAS with "trousers" as well, would you?

It should be possible but I have no intention of doing that since it is barely ever seen. Sorry.
This one bugged me because it is in everyday play scenarios. In CAS I barely ever pay attention to the labels and just go by the pictures.

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#37 Old 13th Oct 2021 at 1:40 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Menaceman44
It should be possible but I have no intention of doing that since it is barely ever seen. Sorry.
This one bugged me because it is in everyday play scenarios. In CAS I barely ever pay attention to the labels and just go by the pictures.

Fair enough, thank you!
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