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Pregnant[edit source]

Is it safe to make a sim pregnant by him? Or is it not recommended? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Frogz2007 (talkcontribs) (UTC) - Please sign your comments with ~~~~

You can try, but there is a risk of corrupting your game. Joey.eyeball (talk)
To be honest, I never heard that getting pregnant with unsafe NPCs with the Tombstone of L&D would cause corruption, but I'd never really recommend it. Nikel Talk Vote! 02:16, November 3, 2013 (UTC)
Well I probably should of said maybe in that sentence. Joey.eyeball (talk) 02:23, November 3, 2013 (UTC)
I've tried it and it doesn't seem to do anything bad with the game itself, but I'll still be careful. Frogz2007 (talk) 05:51, November 3, 2013 (UTC)
I'm sure you know that neighborhood or game corruption doesn't show up right away. You can't exactly tell if it's safe, but you need to be careful with that. Nikel Talk Vote! 06:39, November 3, 2013 (UTC)
Also, "not right away" can mean months later. Dharden (talk) 14:50, November 3, 2013 (UTC)
Actually it is safe to use the Therapist to impregnate your Sims, as long as you don't add the Therapist to the household, it is okay. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 09:46, December 11, 2013 (UTC)

Age[edit source]

Why is his age labeled as "Ambiguous"?Frogz2007 (talk) 16:01, December 15, 2013 (UTC)

I'm not sure. Maybe the editor thought he looked like an elder while he was treated as an adult? Or maybe there's another technical reason? Nikel Talk Vote! 17:03, December 15, 2013 (UTC)
Unless there's a reason to disprove, I'll change it back to adult. Nikel Talk Vote! 04:21, December 17, 2013 (UTC)

I'm not sure how to explain this, but labeling him "Ambiguous" may be better than as an Adult. Even though he has grey hair, I might just agree that he should be labeled as an Adult. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 01:56, January 20, 2014 (UTC)

P.S. I must have labelled him "Ambiguous" at a time when I was unsure whether or not to pass off his grey hair with black genetics off as ambiguous. Now I have confirmed that I agree that he is unmistakably an Adult. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:10, June 1, 2014 (UTC)

His hair is black. The greying effect is just a texture. IIRC, his hair can be found in the normal black hair with debug mode on in CAS, not grey elder hair. Nikel Talk Vote! 14:09, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
Also, I used the boolprop cheat while he was selectable, and it said his gender preference is of males XD. Frogz2007 (talk) 12:11, December 20, 2013 (UTC)
I've examined his gender preference in SimPE and it said that he had no gender preference. I'll check inside the game itself at some point soon. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 01:56, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
The reason why Frogz2007 reported a male gender preference is because he did a game-corrupting measure. When you make any unsafe NPC selectable, the game may attempt to create some data for the Sim. The safest (and surest) way to check an unsafe Sim's stats is to view them in SimPE. NEVER MAKE AN UNSAFE SIM SELECTABLE TO CHECK THEIR STATS. K6ka (talk | contrib) | NG Userpage | The Last Stand Wiki | The Sims Wiki | YouTube | Wikipedia 02:02, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
Even without saving the game afterwards? I've done that before and it seemed okay, mind you what I did was very mild compared to the risks other people have been known to take. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 02:05, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
The game has been known to modify files without the player actually saving their game (which means the changes are made even if the player doesn't save and just quits). Therefore, I would not recommend doing that. K6ka (talk | contrib) | NG Userpage | The Last Stand Wiki | The Sims Wiki | YouTube | Wikipedia 02:17, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
Yes and although there is no significant corruption in my game, I did change Mrs. Crumplebottom's hairstyle (giving her the one with hair pins instead of a hat). Even though I didn't save the game like I always do after messing with unsafe NPCs, by the time I realized the game had saved the makeover I gave to Mrs. Crumplebottom, it was too late. But I'm not too worried, she still acts the same and she still does her job. If you do try to modify the appearances or simology of unsafe NPCs like the Therapist, the game can undo some of the modifications whether you've saved them or not. I'll keep in mind what I've heard or been told, even though I don't really mess with unsafe NPCs these days anyway. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 02:29, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
I'm not sure why some people still dare to experiment with the NPCs, unless they take the risk to corrupt their games (not just neighborhood). Yes, the modification still persists even if you don't save the game. I tried to make Mrs. C selectable to check something and guess what, my objects.package was modified and I was ignorant enough not to make a backup. Who knows what would happen when you do modify these NPCs? I sure wouldn't want to know. Nikel Talk Vote! 14:13, January 20, 2014 (UTC)

I'd sure like to know. Not that I'd want it to happen. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:14, January 21, 2014 (UTC)

From what I've just experienced with some Sims 2 Expansion packs I was given, if a Sim does not yet have a Gender preference, and you try to examine a Sims' gender preference, the game may incorrectly state that they are homosexual, when in fact they are still asexual / undetermined. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:07, June 1, 2014 (UTC)

I believe that the output of the cheat has to be one another, be it "male" or "female", and "male" is the default value of the string. Because of this, it might lead to an inaccurate information. It doesn't explicitly mean his preference is for males. It's undetermined, but the message dialog has to output something, which is "male" by default. Nikel Talk Vote! 15:27, June 1, 2014 (UTC)

I believe you're right! C.Syde (talk | contribs) 04:38, June 2, 2014 (UTC)

Appearing in-game[edit source]

For some reason a few years ago the game tried to use the Therapist in a walk-by when it was night time but it didn't work. The Therapist just stood there and then at some point when I looked back he had gone. No cheats used. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 01:56, January 20, 2014 (UTC)

I am almost certain that was game corruption. K6ka (talk | contrib) | NG Userpage | The Last Stand Wiki | The Sims Wiki | YouTube | Wikipedia 01:59, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
Even if you are right, it doesn't matter because I've changed computers and redid everything I'd done from scratch. The computer I was using at the time wasn't very good. I'm not entirely sure whether or not that was game corruption. C.Syde (talk | contribs) 02:02, January 20, 2014 (UTC)
The Therapist should never appear as a walk-by in normal gameplay. Problems that involve universal NPCs are almost always blamed on game corruption, if they are not caused by CC. K6ka (talk | contrib) | NG Userpage | The Last Stand Wiki | The Sims Wiki | YouTube | Wikipedia 02:17, January 20, 2014 (UTC)

Added the Therapist to Household[edit source]

I adding the therapist through bool prop testing cheats thing and now I can not delete his character icon but he is not there when I click on the icon. Have I ruined the game? (talk) 03:33, January 23, 2017 (UTC)

Do you have SimPE by chance? If you don't, then it may be a good idea to download it so that you can remove the Therapist from your household. Or if you don't want to download SimPE, you could download this mod which would allow you to remove the Therapist from the household in much the same fashion. Neither of these suggestions are 100% guaranteed safe, but they are a lot safer than leaving the Therapist as part of the household. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 05:39, January 23, 2017 (UTC)
If you added the Therapist to the household, your game is corrupted. You will need to reinstall the entire game; that's the only way to fix it. See Game guide:Avoiding corruption for more tips. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 13:02, January 23, 2017 (UTC)
I didn't save it so the therapist is now not in the household. Do you think I still need to reinstall or download sim PE? (talk) 08:51, January 26, 2017 (UTC)
Well personally I wouldn't worry about it too much, although some people might. You're probably fine, but that's just my thoughts on this. I wouldn't be surprised if someone else responded with a gloomier view of the situation. ― C.Syde (talk | contribs) 09:16, January 26, 2017 (UTC)
Look at the objects.package file for the latest EP/SP you have installed. If it has been modified recently, it's possible that it has been corrupted and you will have to reinstall. —k6ka 🍁 (Talk · Contributions) 12:29, January 26, 2017 (UTC)