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News Archive - December, 2001
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Sunday 2 December 2001
Coming soon: The Neighborhood Handler 3.6
Written at 15:33 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
The Neighborhood Handler 3.5 has been released only weeks ago, but version 3.6 is coming soon...
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Thursday 6 December 2001
SimDay Report: Get your darts!
Written at 19:37 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
Not a big SimDay, again... And why hasn't there been a community update since a long time ago?
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About me
Written at 21:00 by Fancy - 0 comments.
Hello, I'm Fancy. Here I make houses for this site. I haven't gotten any up yet because I had to get my pc fixed. My name is Fancy (Tracy), I'm just glad to be part of the staff here. Expect some of my work soon.

Friday 7 December 2001
Bettyjoe's Creations
Written at 14:06 by Bettyjoe - 0 comments.
To see my 5 new roof packs, go to the my section under files. Hope you enjoy them in your game.
Bil Simser chat transcript
Written at 20:09 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
Remember the chat event at Labzone last week? It was a chat with Bil Simser, creator of BluePrint, and for those who missed it, the transcript is now available...
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Bug in dartboard
Written at 20:26 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
The dartboard released yesterday has been causing some problems with The Sims Hot Date. The problem: music doesn't play anymore when it's installed...

Update: it's fixed.
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Dartboard fixed
Written at 23:51 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
The dartboard download has been fixed. If you download it (again) now, it should be working fine with all sounds and music. Click here to download it at the official site (421 kb).

Sunday 9 December 2001
New Wall Sets
Written at 03:10 by Bettyjoe - 0 comments.
Check out my new wall sets. There is a brick set to download (251 kb). You might also want to try the set of white paneled walls. To download that one click here (331 kb). For more information, go to the my section under files.
The Neighborhood Handler 3.6 released!
Written at 14:41 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
Yes, I've finished The Neighborhood Handler 3.6, and it's now available...
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Monday 10 December 2001
TSO in stores second half 2002
Written at 23:52 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
According to a news bit at GameSpot of a few days ago, The Sims Online will be released in the second half of 2002 - definately.
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Tuesday 11 December 2001
Thesims.com site maintenance
Written at 22:04 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
The official site may be down for a while tomorrow morning 7 AM GMT (11 PM PST today) due to a scheduled maintenance of all Maxis sites. This should be taking no longer than 1 hour.

Wednesday 12 December 2001
Get in the Holiday Spirit
Written at 22:40 by Bettyjoe - 0 comments.
Get into the holiday spirit with my newly added walls and floors. You can deck the halls of your sims' home with style and some holiday flair. There are 3 single wall sets with a matching floor for each. Then there is a more complete christmas collection, which includes 7 decorated walls and 4 different floors to choose from.
P.S. All the floors actually work well with any of the walls. To download any of the sets I mentioned click here.

Thursday 13 December 2001
Don't have Hot Date yet?
Written at 02:58 by Andy - 0 comments.
If you are still making up your mind on buying Hot Date, why not read our review?

Click here to read all about Hot Date!
SimDay Report: New contest
Written at 19:31 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
While we're still waiting to appear in the community update on the official site, there has been another small simday with just 2 things to talk about. One of them: a new contest...
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Saturday 15 December 2001
New staff member
Written at 14:21 by Carrie - 0 comments.
Hi, my name is Carrie and I am a new skins and objects designer for this site. I just wanted to introduce myself and let you all know that I am really looking forward to being a part of The Sims Zone staff! Soon, you will be able to download many of my objects, skins, paintings, walls and much, much more. I hope you enjoy them! For more information on myself and the other staff members here at The Sims Zone, please visit the Staff page for more details!

Sunday 16 December 2001
Vote for us!
Written at 03:14 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
From now on you can vote for us in the Killersims Top List. Please click the image above or the link in the affiliates to vote for us. The more votes, the happier we are. Thank you.
The Neighborhood Handler 3.6 Released!
Written at 13:54 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
Now it's here for everybody: The Neighborhood Handler 3.6. I've already released it a week ago to the group, but now everybody can download it.
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Monday 17 December 2001
The Secret Project
Written at 22:58 by Andy - 0 comments.
Coming in January to this site...
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Thursday 20 December 2001
SimDay Report: A nice present...
Written at 19:31 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
The holidays are here within days, so Maxis supplies us with a nice mistletoe...
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Monday 24 December 2001
Merry Christmas
Written at 21:07 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
A little on the late side, but the whole team of The Sims Zone wishes you some nice holidays. Have fun opening presents, and don't forget giving your sims some too. We'll be back again after christmas. Merry Christmas!

Friday 28 December 2001
New poll
Written at 20:09 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
We would like to know how old everybody who plays the Sims is. Therefore, please vote in the new poll at the right. For the results of the old poll, which shows you love us (you just say it, or you say you don't and don't mean it), can be found here.

Sunday 30 December 2001
The Sims Zone is feeling blue...
Written at 21:05 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
As you might have noticed, this site has become inaccessible quite often lately. We apologize for this, and we are trying to fix all problems. Unfortunately we are not sure exactly what causes the errors which make it impossible to get on this site. It might be 2002 before we have solved all problems. The problems will be fixed as soon as possible, so we can continue our efforts to keep you updated with news, downloads and SimBrother (starting next year).

One more note about pictures with downloads: we are also working on this. After the other problems are solved, we will continue to get pictures with all the files as soon as possible.

Again, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused if you are not able to access (a part of) The Sims Zone. All we can say now is that you should visit at a later time if you cannot access The Sims Zone when you want to.

The Sims Zone team.

Monday 31 December 2001
Happy new year!
Written at 18:55 by ChEeTaH - 0 comments.
For everybody who is going to celebrate the start of the new year, 2002, tonight: a happy new year! Watch out with the fireworks, don't drink and drive... you know the rest :-)

The Sims Zone Team.