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I don't think that thing about skills and scholarships being required for college is true —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 20:44, May 29, 2009 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

I've been having problems with finding original last names for the professors at the universities and I would love to see a list of professors that come with the universities on either this page or on it's own page. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 02:28, January 29, 2011 (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

I believe that university professors have randomly generated names. Dharden (talk) 02:57, January 29, 2011 (UTC)

NPCs[edit source]

I know each college adds YA townies, but I don't recall NPCs however. It's been really long since I didn't use clean templates to play the colleges, so I'm not sure if there would be so many NPCs if I had all 3 colleges at once. Should I just list it here? Nikel Talk Vote! 07:42, July 20, 2013 (UTC)

*[[Prof. Komei Thomason]] (Art Professor)
*[[Prof. Cornelia St. John]] (Art Professor)
*[[Prof. Sam Boyle]] (Biology Professor)
*[[Prof. Marlys Kalson]] (Biology Professor)
*[[Prof. Adam Yang]] (Drama Professor)
*[[Prof. Robin King]] (Drama Professor)
*[[Prof. Cale Stompel]] (Economics Professor)
*[[Prof. Steffi Trottier]] (Economics Professor)
*[[Prof. Andrew Fuchs]] (History Professor)
*[[Prof. Mackenzie Rusewicz]] (History Professor)
*[[Prof. Renaud Kody]] (Literature Professor)
*[[Prof. Andrea Hogan]] (Literature Professor)
*[[Prof. BJ Hutchins]] (Mathematics Professor)
*[[Prof. Phyllis Olson]] (Mathematics Professor)
*[[Prof. Tucker Jones]] (Philosophy Professor)
*[[Prof. Jan Baity]] (Philosophy Professor)
*[[Prof. Ted Greaves]] (Physics Professor)
*[[Prof. Tosha Go]] (Physics Professor)
*[[Prof. Trevor Mellon]] (Political Science Professor)
*[[Prof. Tammy Raymond]] (Political Science Professor)
*[[Prof. Colby Turner]] (Psychology Professor)
*[[Prof. Octavia Simpson]] (Psychology Professor)
*[[Prof. Richard Landry]] (Undeclared Professor)
*[[Prof. Audrey Larrea]] (Undeclared Professor)
*[[Anna Bristow]] (Cheerleader)
*[[Katherine Gregory (Sim State University)|Katherine Gregory]] (Cheerleader)
*[[Claire Yang]] (Cheerleader)
*[[Dagmar Kim]] (Chinese Food Deliverer)
*[[Aiden Reamon]] (Chinese Food Deliverer)
*[[Valerian Hourvitz]] (Chinese Food Deliverer)
*[[Wyatt Landry]] (Coach)
*[[Shannon Medeiros]] (Coach)
*[[Sullivan Bui]] (Coach)
*[[Nathan Thompson]] (Cafeteria Chef)
*[[Hailey Tellerman]] (Cafeteria Chef)
*[[Tina Roennigke (Sim State University)|Tina Roennigke]] (Cafeteria Chef)
*[[Connor Landry]] (Good Mascot)
*[[Drake Midlock]] (Good Mascot)
*[[Ryan Astie]] (Good Mascot)
*[[Victor Chin]] (Streaker)
*[[Viola Toyonaga]] (Streaker)
*[[Ocean Curtin]] (Streaker)
*[[Zion Creelman]] (Barista)
*[[Don McCellan]] (Barista)
*[[George Rios]] (Barista)
*[[Asia Pooree]] (Evil Mascot)
*[[Stuart Chalmers]] (Evil Mascot)
*[[Ralph Midlock]] (Evil Mascot)

University subhood sims' lifetime wants?[edit source]

I've noticed that most if not all of the sims from all of the university neighborhoods that are shown on the wiki include information about their lifetime wants included even those deleted prior to the game's release. In my game all of the university students, NPCs, and townie's lifetime wants are completely randomized and when viewing their information in SimPE their lifetime wants would appear blank. Are these lifetime wants meant to be their original ones and if so, how can you find the information of it? Not discrediting any information, just wasn't too sure if the information would be different from game-to-game. Thanks! SimFan96 (talk) 23:10, July 12, 2016 (UTC)

Those are the lifetime wants that each of those townies have when viewed in the game files located on the hard drive. Also are you certain that "all" these townies have randomised lifetime wants in your game? Usually their default lifetime wants aren't replaced, unless they don't have a default lifetime want to start with. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 23:17, July 12, 2016 (UTC)
Thank you for the response, C.Syde. Yes, I did look at the files through SimPE on the original neighborhood files (U001, U002, U003) and when I open up the sim's wants and fears file it doesn't show that you can view the lifetime want tab whatsoever, just showing the Wants, Fears, and History tabs. So it would appear in my game that the lifetime wants appear blank as they don't have a default lifetime want whatsoever, meaning if I were to import this or any of the other of the 3 university hoods their LTW's would be randomized. Which I find odd as University was the pack that introduced lifetime wants. I'm guessing that it differs from game to game? Do you have an older copy of University? My university copy is a newer one I believe I got in around 2008 (can't remember off the top of my head) and was one of the last packs that I've obtained, could the creators/developers have deleted those in order to not include the sims being associated with the removed lifetime wants like those with Lora Jeffress, Joy Fuchs, Jennifer Custer, and many more sims as well who have and as those not having the removed lifetime wants in university? SimFan96 (talk) 00:00, July 13, 2016 (UTC)
I'm not sure how old my copy of University is, as the copy I own is second hand, albeit being in superior condition that could almost rival a first hand copy, other than the fact that it is second hand.
I was wondering whether it might also have something to do with which version of SimPE, a user uses. As I know for a fact that if you have a certain PC, and a certain version of SimPE, it might not allow the user to access certain data, without checking in-game.
The version of SimPE I use on my PC today is Version, but for some strange reason my PC which is Windows XP wouldn't let me use SimPE to access my Sim's memories, lifetime wants, or wants and fears, when I was still using Version I have no problem doing this on a Windows Vista PC, but I do on a Windows XP PC. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 06:05, July 13, 2016 (UTC)
Interesting. I'm not sure whether it is a problem with SimPE but that is something interesting to note for XP users. I'm currently running my game on Windows 8.1. I do believe that they have modified the files on my disc version, I have taken out the files from the Program Files in the game, unedited, untouched, and not a clean template. It says that it's last modified date is on October 31, 2005 at 3:21 pm. I find this odd because the game was released on March 1, 2005. Meaning the subhood files were modified months later after the game release. Whether or not that has anything to do with re-releasing a new issue of the game in order to remove glitches or errors from developers which include some of the NPCs having incompletable lifetime wants, I'm not quite sure if it has anything to do with it but it's just something to note. SimFan96 (talk) 20:59, July 13, 2016 (UTC)
I looked at the original templates for the universities and the Sims who have the unused lifetime wants (Become Cult Leader, Become Icon, Become Ecological Guru, Become Visionary etc..) have the Lifetime Want section in Wants & Fears while viewing their Sim description in SimPE, but it's completely blank, while the others who have 'normal' lifetime wants (Reach Golden Anniversary, Become Mad Scientist, etc..) don't have the Lifetime Wants section at all.. I don't know what was that for. And as for the files being modified in a date after the release of TS2U I've heard that in the original University release The lifetime wants were in fact available, but they were removed in a patch (?) (I don't know if that was true), another source recalls that the unused lifetime wants are available ONLY if there is no other Expansion other than university installed, in later expansions starting from Nightlife they were removed. The second source is THIS while I forgot the first source, I look for it later. But my conclusion is they probably removed the lifetime wants for Uni careers because it would be unfair for this lifetime want to roll for Sims who never went to college.. Jadd.H (talk) 12:10, July 14, 2016 (UTC)