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Less Ignored Holiday Traditions

by BellaDovah Posted 18th Dec 2019 at 4:43 PM - Updated 17th Dec 2019 at 10:49 PM by BellaDovah
21 Comments / replies (Who?) - 14 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
It really annoyed me that certain sims can't enjoy holiday traditions because their traits make them ignore them, so I made this mod. As somewhat of a 'loner' myself, I found it infuriating that sims with this trait had so many incompletable traditions. As you can see from the screenshots, I have a sim that has some traits that would usually cause several traditions to be restricted, such as loner, hates children, and hot-headed, but with this mod all traditions are now available for her to complete. I think holidays are a time that people are perhaps more willing to go out of their comfort zone, so just because a sim is a loner most days of the year, it doesn't mean they wouldn't want to spend the holidays celebrating with their friends and family. I didn't think the restrictions made sense, so get this mod and they will be gone for you too! Find the complete list of restrictions that I have removed below...

Restrictions Removed:
Air Grievances
- Good
BBQ
- Loner
Festive Spirit
- Evil
- Materialistic
- Hates Children
- Snob
Romantic
- Unflirty
- Loner
- Lazy
- Gloomy
Be Thankful
- Child
- Snob
- Materialistic
- Kleptomaniac
- Jealous
Clean
- Slob
- Also removed that Kleptomaniacs love this tradition because I don't think it makes sense
Grand Meal
- University Housing
- Mean
Exercise
- Lazy
- Clumsy
Fasting
- Glutton
- Also removed that Good Sims love this tradition because I don't understand the logic in that
Flower Bunny
- Hates Children
- Mean
- Also added that Childish Sims love this tradition
Gardening
- Squeamish
- Lazy
Ghosts
- Loner
Give Flowers
- Evil
- Mean
- Unflirty
- Noncommittal
- Loner
Give Gift
- Evil
- Mean
- Loner
Give Joke Gift
- Loner
Give Mean Gift
- Good
Give Romantic Gift
- Unflirty
- Loner
- Lazy
- Gloomy
Go on Date
- Loner
- Unflirty
Go on Vacation
- Loner
Go Streaking
- Unflirty
Attend Holiday Ceremony
- Evil
Decorate
- Lazy
- University Housing (updated after the Harvestfest screenshots were taken)
Invite Guests
- Loner
Party Spirit
- Loner
- Lazy
Games
- Ambitious
- Hates Children
Polar Bear Plunge
- Lazy
Father Winter
- Evil
Tell Stories
- Loner
Trick or Treat
- Loner
- Snob
- Hates Children
Watch Romantic TV
- Unflirty
Water Fun
- Snob
Wear Costumes
- Lazy
Night on the Town (Free Food and Drinks)
- Elder
Prank Day (Mischief Spirit)
- Hot-headed

If you have any ideas, suggestions, or requests regarding things that could be added or changed, or even for a new flavour of the mod, please feel free to leave a feedback comment!
Please leave a Thanks and a Favourite if you like my mod!

Packs I own and this mod was created with:
Cats & Dogs, City Living, Discover University, Get Famous, Get to Work, Get Together, Island Living, Seasons (all EPs), Dine Out, Jungle Adventure, Parenthood, Vampires, Laundry Day Stuff, Spooky Stuff, Vintage Glamour Stuff
Packs I do not currently own:
Deluxe Upgrade, Outdoor Retreat, Realm of Magic, Spa Day, Strangerville, Backyard Stuff, Bowling Stuff, Cool Kitchen Stuff, Fitness Stuff, Kids Room Stuff, Luxury Party Stuff, Moschino Stuff, Movie Hangout Stuff, My First Pet Stuff, Perfect Patio Stuff, Romantic Garden Stuff, Toddler Stuff

I am pretty sure this mod will work perfectly fine with just the base game & Seasons or any combination of packs. I apologise if features added by packs I do not own have not been included or not been thoroughly tested, please feel free to leave any feedback regarding this.

This mod will conflict with any mod that edits the same resource:
Tuning Files used:
Type: Holiday Tradition Tuning 3FCD2486
Group: 0x0000001A
IDs/Names/Instances:
184645 holidayTradition_BeThankful 000000000002D145
185435 holidayTradition_BBQ 000000000002D45B
185430 holidayTradition_TellStories 000000000002D456
182133 holidayTradition_HaveDecorations 000000000002C775
182128 holidayTradition_PolarBearPlunge 000000000002C770
187454 holidayTradition_WearCostumes 000000000002DC3E
185428 holidayTradition_GoOnVacation 000000000002D454
182110 holidayTradition_BeFestive 000000000002C75E
185433 holidayTradition_GoStreaking 000000000002D459
185431 holidayTradition_Play 000000000002D457
182116 holidayTradition_AirGrievances 000000000002C764
183389 holidayTradition_GiveGift 000000000002CC5D
182135 holidayTradition_Gardening 000000000002C777
182112 holidayTradition_BeRomantic 000000000002C760
182125 holidayTradition_WatchRomanticTV 000000000002C76D
185427 holidayTradition_Fasting 000000000002D453
182121 holidayTradition_TalkToFatherWinter 000000000002C769
187447 holidayTradition_TrickorTreat 000000000002DC37
182113 holidayTradition_GiveFlowers 000000000002C761
182111 holidayTradition_EatGrandMeal 000000000002C75F
182117 holidayTradition_GoToServices 000000000002C765
187776 holidayTradition_FlowerBunny 000000000002DD80
182126 holidayTradition_Ghosts 000000000002C76E
182122 holidayTradition_GiveRomanticGifts 000000000002C76A
185432 holidayTradition_Clean 000000000002D458
182127 holidayTradition_GiveMeanGifts 000000000002C76F
182295 holidayTraditions_Surprise_PrankDay 000000000002C817
185410 holidayTradition_WaterFun 000000000002D442
185424 holidayTradition_Exercise 000000000002D450
182264 holidayTraditions_Surprise_NightontheTown 000000000002C7F8
182132 holidayTradition_Party 000000000002C774
182118 holidayTradition_GiveJokeGifts 000000000002C766
182119 holidayTradition_InviteGuests 000000000002C767
182123 holidayTradition_GoOnDate 000000000002C76B

Additional Credits:
Thanks for Sims 4 Studio for their easy to use tool to make little mods like this!

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

Sims 4 Seasons
Built with Game Version: 1.59.73.10
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Less Ignored Holiday Traditions.zip | This mod removes the trait-based restrictions that make holiday traditions ignored, so they can now be completed by anyone.

Size: 33.1 KB · Downloads: 6,560 · 18th Dec 2019
33.1 KB 6,560 18th Dec 2019
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21 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 13 Feedback Posts, 7 Thanks Posts
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Test Subject
THANKS POST
#2 Old 18th Dec 2019 at 5:20 PM
Thank you. I play a lot of loners, mostly because the overly high rate of social decay drives me nuts. I was also frustrated that the trait limited so many fun activities for holidays. Thanks again.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#3 Old 18th Dec 2019 at 5:39 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Argent
Thank you. I play a lot of loners, mostly because the overly high rate of social decay drives me nuts. I was also frustrated that the trait limited so many fun activities for holidays. Thanks again.


You're very welcome! Playing loners is exactly what inspired me to make the mod, its so annoying that they get left out of so many traditions! Thank you for my first thank you comment!
Lab Assistant
#4 Old 19th Dec 2019 at 6:35 AM
University Housing ignores some of the traditions because they would be hard to complete. You can't cook, and you can't access build/buy mode without cheating.
Also, how about children and teens not ignoring Grand Meal? I for one definitely looked forward to stuffing myself on holidays!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#5 Old 19th Dec 2019 at 2:55 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by BrianZ
University Housing ignores some of the traditions because they would be hard to complete. You can't cook, and you can't access build/buy mode without cheating.
Also, how about children and teens not ignoring Grand Meal? I for one definitely looked forward to stuffing myself on holidays!


You make good points there, I might make a version that doesn't include the University Housing because I made that since I use 'No University Housing Restrictions' mod by either Zerbu or LittleMsSam to put cookers on my dorms, and bb.enablefreebuild cheat to get decorations. That being said, you could still successfully complete a holiday without doing those, they're just now available if you can/are willing to. I also noticed before I made the mod, that when I made my uni sims visit their parents' house on a holiday, the grand meal and decorating traditions became available when they were on that residential lot, so that's always another way of doing it. Also, the canteens at university have a holiday menu so I think if you ordered one of those and ate it, the tradition would complete.

I think when I was making the mod I forgot whether the 'grand meal' tradition meant just eating it or actually cooking it yourself, since they just have to eat it, the restriction for children and teens will definitely be removed in the next update!

Thanks for your feedback
Field Researcher
THANKS POST
#6 Old 20th Dec 2019 at 6:05 AM
I sugest add "vampire ignore" magnificent meal (i dont know how it correctly in eng version) .
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#7 Old 20th Dec 2019 at 8:41 PM
Love this, thanks so much! (And I think maybe Kleptos like to clean the houses of others because it's a good opportunity to swipe stuff?)
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#8 Old 22nd Dec 2019 at 9:33 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Diffevair
I sugest add "vampire ignore" magnificent meal (i dont know how it correctly in eng version) .


I know what you mean and that's a good idea. I don't know if I'll be able to do it though since the code doesn't already exist for me to copy into that tradition, but I can look into it.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#9 Old 22nd Dec 2019 at 9:34 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by hpost1021
Love this, thanks so much! (And I think maybe Kleptos like to clean the houses of others because it's a good opportunity to swipe stuff?)


You're very welcome! Yes I thought that too but then I don't think the game registers stealing something as 'cleaning' so it's not really the same thing. If you'd like me to put it back I can make a new version
Test Subject
THANKS POST
#10 Old 30th Dec 2019 at 6:50 PM
I've been hoping for a mod like this, especially for my loner sims. Thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#11 Old 30th Dec 2019 at 11:34 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by tigersbunny
I've been hoping for a mod like this, especially for my loner sims. Thank you so much!


I was too so I got fed up of waiting and made it myself, it was easier than I thought! You're so welcome
Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#12 Old 12th Jan 2020 at 4:38 PM
Thank you! I had no idea just how many restrictions there were.
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#13 Old 23rd Jan 2020 at 10:31 PM
This mod is compatible with the Tiny Living Patch 1.60.54.1020 16/01/2020.
Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#14 Old 8th Jun 2020 at 12:25 AM
Is this updated for the June patch? Thank you!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#15 Old 10th Jun 2020 at 12:07 AM
Default Compatibility with Eco Lifestyle 1.63.134.1020 June 4th Patch
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nightingale21
Is this updated for the June patch? Thank you!


I've just done a quick play test and everything seems to be working as intended! I haven't checked the XML files individually so let me know if there are any issues, but I'm pretty sure it's compatible and doesn't need updating!
Test Subject
#16 Old 30th Jun 2020 at 7:58 AM
Yeah, this mod's good... But how in the heck do you have more than three assignable traits? I wanna know!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#17 Old 20th Jul 2020 at 3:03 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpaghettiVortex
Yeah, this mod's good... But how in the heck do you have more than three assignable traits? I wanna know!


No problem! Its thanks to this gem of a mod: https://modthesims.info/d/591706/mo...p-for-pets.html
I couldn't play without it! 3 traits is not a personality!
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 1st Aug 2020 at 2:26 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gabby2805
I've just done a quick play test and everything seems to be working as intended! I haven't checked the XML files individually so let me know if there are any issues, but I'm pretty sure it's compatible and doesn't need updating!


Thank you so much for replying! Just saw it now hehehe.

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Test Subject
#19 Old 3rd Sep 2020 at 12:14 AM
Default Awesome mod, but...
Could you make a version with the "Unflirty" restrictions on "Romantic Spirit" and "Romance TV" (and possibly other romantic traditions) added back in? I tend to use that trait as a way of designating aromantic sims, and know from personal experience that not even a holiday is enough to lead to doing those.
Lab Assistant
THANKS POST
#20 Old 7th Jan 2021 at 5:38 PM
Crossing my fingers hope it works
Test Subject
#21 Old 26th Mar 2021 at 10:28 PM
Not working after latest EA update! Please help us!!!
Field Researcher
#22 Old 4th Aug 2021 at 4:12 AM
I'm pretty sure the good sims love fasting is because fasting is often associated with praying and/or repentance. It's not the only reason for it, but people fast so that they have time to focus on praying rather than eating or because they want to focus on making things right for something they did wrong. As a result it makes a lot of sense that fasting would be associated with good sims.