Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Pose Player Interaction Add-on

This mod will add pose-related interactions to sims and their pets. You will have access to most Pose Player actions directly from any sim - including sims outside your household!

Brand new Quick Pose, Facial Expressions and Look At interactions. Also, Move/Rotate/Tilt interactions for both sims and objects.

This is an add-on to original Pose Player by CmoMoney and the interactions become available after you have placed a Pose Player somewhere in your neighborhood.


*IMPORTANT* 
Requires CmoMoney's Pose Player version 5-1-12
IF YOU DON'T HAVE POSE PLAYER, THE SIMS 3 GAME WILL CRASH AT START UP UNTIL YOU REMOVE THIS MOD


Since I started creating I've been struggling with a tiny problem. The sims that I use as my models are the sims that I play with. I don't want to move them to same household, nor do I want to build a photo studio to all homes. So, I made this mod. Now only my photographer sim lives in the photo studio and he asks other sims to visit and pose for him.

Interactions:

New Sim Interactions (when Pose Player exists in neighborhood):

  • Photo Shooting....
  • Photo Shooting.... Select Pose...
  • Photo Shooting.... Pose by Name...
  • Photo Shooting.... Random Quick Poses


New Interactions for Posing Sims:

  • Move... (several interactions for moving your sim/object)
  • Tilt And Turn... (several interactions for moving turning and tilting your sim/object)
  • Move Objects... (select an object that you want to move from a dialog)
  • Restore Locations of All Moved Objects
  • Photo Shooting....  Stop Posing 
  • Photo Shooting....  Release All Posing Sims 
  • Photo Shooting....  Look At.... (select a sim you want this sim to look at from a dialog)
  • Photo Shooting....  Add Current Pose to My List
  • Photo Shooting....  Remove Current Pose from My List
  • Photo Shooting....  Select Pose from My List  (available only when My List contains poses)
  • Photo Shooting....  Quick Poses from My List (available only when My List contains poses)
  • Photo Shooting....  Change Facial Expression *NEW in V3*


Quick Poses 



Quick Poses lets you photograph your sims like the pros do. The sims stay in the same position for 2 sim minutes before they move to the next pose. Random Quick Poses selects random poses from the full pose list, while Quick Poses from My List shows all the poses in My List in the same order they are in the list.

I also made all posing interactions cancel the previous posing actions, so you only need to "Stop Posing" when you are done.


Look At



How often do you find the perfect poses, but they don't fit your story because the sims are looking at the wrong place? Well, now you can ask sims to look at another sim that is in the same room. This was possible before too, but the process was quite tedious. How sims react to Look At interaction varies pose by pose. Some poses don't let the sim move at all, while some poses let their turn their heads to completely different direction. Since V3, you can choose any object in the room as the target for Look At.


Move, Turn and Tilt Objects and Sims (No OMSPs Needed)


When sims are posing, interactions to move them around appear. I added plenty of fixed options, but you can also give your own turn angles, tilt vectors and decide how much sims/object will move and which direction.

The tilting options and results are not always logical, but they are learnable.

If you want to move objects, you must first select "Move Objects..." from posing sim's interactions, and then select the object you want to move from the dialog that opens. After that you can just click that object and move interactions appear. The object selection dialog shows all items that are in the room, including some things you don't want to move...

Be careful while moving things - you can move them underground or out of your reach. For recovering from situations like those I added interactions "Restore Locations of All Moved Objects" and "Release All Posing Sims". It is best that you learn to use these controls moving objects first, as the "Restore Locations of All Moved Objects" will return them to their original places. Normally the released sims can just walk away even though they would be underground, but I've had few cases where I had to reset them using resetsim cheat.

These options are available also when game is paused, so you don't need to worry about your other pose victims to run away.


Change Facial Expression



You can now change the facial expression of a posing sim. Opens a new dialog where you can choose one of the EA facial expressions. I admit, most of them look funny. There is a minor bug too - sometimes the posing sims stop posing instead of changing the expression. Similar to Look At, resets the pose so you cannot use Look At and Facial Expressions at the same time. Like with Look At, selecting same expression/target several times may get you different results :)

About The Crash Warning 

Let me explain the hassle about the game crashing. This mod is a direct extension to Pose Player and I'm using its script classes directly from my script. If the game cannot load the script classes it will crash at very early phase, before you even see the first load screen. The error message in the log will say "DasmX86Dll.dll not found". As the error message is so mystic, I wanted to make sure everyone downloading this mod knows that this mod may cause that error. It helps in debugging, if that happens.

But that will ONLY happen if you remove the Pose Player and forget to remove my mod too. The crash will not harm your game in any way and the game will start working again as soon as you remove my mod. I have named my package so that you should remember to remove it. If you still worry, you can merge this mod's package with Pose Player using package merging tutorial at Club Crimsyn.

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CREDITS:

CmoMoney for the Pose Player and permission to create this mod - Hugs and kisses to Cmo!
GrantHess - I peeked inside OMSP mod to see how things can be moved by script
Twallan - I peeking inside Animator to see how Look Ats can be made

Image credits:
The backdrop, lights and antique camera are by Bau
Clothes by All-About-Style, NyGirl and Juliana, some several other creators
Poses by IMHO, Traelia, Elexis and several other creators


Old versions: 
Download Pose Player Interaction Add-on V2 for patches 1.36 - 1.38 (works with 1.42 too)
Download Pose Player Interaction Add-on V1 for patches 1.31 - 1.34
Download Pose Player Interaction Add-on BETA for patches 1.31 - 1.33







169 comments:

  1. Thank you so much Misu! I'm very excited to use this. This will help so much with my storytelling so I don't have to move all the Sims into the household just to pose them for scenes.

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    1. Hello misukisu, I was wondering when are you going to up date addon, as it will not work with 1.66. patch it keeps crashing I would really love it if you could up date this

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    2. ... Or, if you're not into that type of work any more, what would you say to letting a programmer from MTS or NRaas work from your source code?

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    3. Oh, just go ahead. My code is all in open repository and the link is on the right side of the page. Just let me know if you work on my mods so that we don't end up doing double work.

      -misukisu-

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  3. Thanks Misu ^^
    This will be very helpful :)

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  4. Thank you, Misu
    I love you so much for this xD

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  5. Holy molly, this is so wonderful! I'm going to edit my tutorial since this pretty much makes it obsolete now.

    Thank you for this great mod!

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  6. Hey, misu, I just wanted to add, now that I've been playing with it for an hour, how incredibly useful this is.
    Just the ability to access the poses by clicking the Sim instead of scrolling around looking for the pose player object on your lot makes everything much smoother.
    And I've been having a blast with the tilt and turn options. =D

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    1. Thanks, I like that aspect myself too. Even with saved camera angles it took me quite a lot of time to go back and forth between sim and pose player. Not needing to cancel old poses should also speed up things.

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  7. Thank you! I was just playing with the pose player yesterday and was hoping someone would create a mod like this :)

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  8. This fixes EVERYTHING! okay not everything but my current problem my sims lot takes forever to switch into buy/build mode and back so I can't easily put the into a pose then move them accordingly. especially because I can't even tell if the pose is right until I position the sim.

    Short version you are brilliant Thank You keep being awesome!

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  9. i don't want bad things to happen, so i will ask before i try to install this, will this mod work with patch 1.29. i'm not sure if there are a lot changes or anything mod wise. i don't really need to update cause i don't have any of the expansions, so i don't want to unless i need to for newer cc and mods.

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    1. The pose player is not a core mod and works with all expansions and for the people with just the base game. This is just an extension of the pose player so it shouldn't cause your game to crash unless, like MisuKisu said, you put this in your game WITHOUT the pose player. That seems to be the only time it would crash. ◕‿◕

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    2. But then again I could be wrong since this is a beta test for "patches 1.31-1.33" Its a beta so why don't test it out and see if it crashes or not and give feedback?

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    3. Actually, between 1.29 and 1.31 there were some big code changes in EA scripts (but mostly concerning uniforms and roles). As a general rule I'd say that it is best to use the mod versions that match the patch version that you have.

      However, if you are using the newest Pose Player (for patch 1.23) and it works in 1.29, there is a good chance that my mod will work too. Like KosmoKhaos said, you may just try it. But I would not recommend using my mod with and older version of Pose Player.

      The Sims 3 is quite error tolerant and often is able to recover. And you can always create a test neighborhood to make sure your main game does not get broken. Twallan's ErrorTrap is quite handy too. As you are installing newer version, the crash would probably appear before the game is even started and be harmless.

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    4. About the BETA-status...

      Getting testers for my stuff was tedious enough so I stopped doing it. All the mods that I publish are in a state good enough that I've put them in my main game. They are just not tested by others yet, if they are BETA.

      That is also the reason why some of my early mods are in BETA still, even though they work just fine. I'll change the version next time I need to update them (due to new patches or bugs).

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    5. yay it didn't crash my game :D
      but i don't think i am using it right...the only interaction i get is "select pose", but then nothing happens when i click it.
      i have a feeling its just me not doing something right as opposed to it not working for the patch

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    6. I think you are doing it right. When My List is empty, you should only see Select Pose and Randow Quick Poses interactions (In Photo Shooting menu that opens from sim).

      If you are using newest version of Pose Player (1.23 patch compatible) that is compatible with my mod then it just probably don't work with the patch you are using. I'm sorry.

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  10. ◕‿◕ I ♡♥ you! This is so awesome! I'm going to be having some FUN with this!!!

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  11. othis is so cool, i can't wait to playt with it

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  12. Genius! Thank you so much for making this!! Will make things so much easier. I do a lot of photo shoots xD

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  13. Hi Misu, I was wondering if you would contact me about featuring your add on in our new Sim Magazine, Simphony. We have a forum here http://simphony.proboards.com/index.cgi Issue one is due for release Mid May and I'd like to feature your add on in that issue.

    I think the add-on is absolutely ingenious and would like as many people to know about it as possible. I will certainly be using it.
    Neddyxx neddy.simphonymagazine@gmail.com

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  14. Thank you all! Is is so nice to have comments like these :)

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  15. This is such a useful mod, I can't tell you enough how much I'm already in love with it. You've made shooting stories so much easier. Thank you!

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    1. Thank you!

      I love your stories and I'm happy if I've created something that you can use. You, Caterpillar and Misanthrope are my favorite story tellers!

      Caterpillar already used this add-on here: http://wearestardustsims3.blogspot.com/2012/04/chapter-38-everything-is-illusion.html (warning - sex and nudity)

      I thought the move options would be handy for making sims use non-accessory items with poses, but Caterpillar just threw her sims off the roof! I've never would have even thought to try that!

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  16. Omg marry me! Amazing! Off to test this ASAP!

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  17. Thank you so much! I will definitely get a lot of use out of this. You are the best!!

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  18. Works wonderfully in game, thank you! I do have a question. Is there a way to add the "pose by name" option to this? Unless I'm missing it, I only see pose from pose-list or favorites list. I rarely use the list since I plan out which poses to use ahead of time, I just type the names in. That would be a great addition to this if possible!

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    1. Thank you for the comment!

      I thought no-one uses pose by name anymore, so I just left it out. I was also thinking that people who use pose by name probably would save the found poses to My List for future use.

      In case there are more people who are missing that feature I can consider adding it to next version.

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    2. Thanks for taking it into consideration! I use the poses more for stories so I rarely use the same one twice, meaning I never add anything to my favorites. But hopefully other people will be interested! =)

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    3. I think I'll do it eventually. I just learned how to do poses and only way to use them before the list is made is to use pose by name. So I will be needing this feature myself too!

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  19. Oh, this sounds awesome! I can't wait to start using it in my stories! Thank you so much for sharing this!

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  20. This add-on is really useful!!! Thank you so much!!! I love the "look at" option :D

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  21. You are amazing :D Posing outside of the home is now so much easier, and I especially love the "look at" option as well <3

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  22. Thank you Daisies, Nova & MissAnne!

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  23. This is positively genius. Thank you so so so much.

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  24. Thank you for doing that ! Could I translate for a french speaking forum (les-sims3.fr)?

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    1. Thanks for asking. Sure, feel free to translate this blog post to french.

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    2. Thanks a lot ! You can find it here.

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  25. I can't download this, I REALLY want it!

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    1. I just tested the download link and it should be working.

      You will have to watch the add for 5 seconds and then press "skip ad" button in the upper right corner to get to the mediafire download page.

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  26. Hi Misukisu,

    We have released Issue 1 of SIMPHONY MAGAZINE, and have included a small article about your wonderful Pose Player Add-on. We hope you like what we did, and sincerely thank you for being a part of our First Issue, http://simphony.proboards.com/index.cgi?action=display&board=bookshelf&thread=314&page=1

    Willow.

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    1. Willow, Thank you so much for featuring me!

      I am sorry your comment had to wait over the weekend to get published. I was out on the country with no internet.

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  27. Your pose player Add-on is wonderful. I use it all the time for my story : http://fr.calameo.com/accounts/1442331

    I just wondered if it would be possible to add a "freeze as" button to make the sims pose in the EA pose he is in at that particular moment. It would be very useful so as to make the other sims take a pose without my sims moving around or even leaving the scene.

    Thank you so much for your terrific job.
    annejline from France

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    1. Thank you! Your story is perfect for learning French :)

      I am not sure if that can be done, but I added it as enhancement to the issue tracker and I'll take a look at it next time I change this mod.

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  28. Hello misukisu, you're to be congratulated for mod. It was better to play with poses. I wanted to ask you something ... I updated my game to version 1.34, I downloaded your mod to version 1.34 now, and pose player version of the MTS 3, except that in my game is not working (sad) what can be? Thank you. =D

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    1. I am sorry to hear that your game has stopped working.

      If the problem was caused by my mod, your game should start working again if you just remove my mod. Does your game work again if you remove my mod?

      If that happens, I'll need to study what could cause the problem as my mod really should work with the new patch and cmo's pose player should work with it too!

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  29. I am having an issue with this ever since updating. It does seem that I can now pose by list or name; unfortunately they don't work. I choose "select post", list pulls up, I choose the pose I'd like, and the box goes away like normal. However, the select pose box immediately pops back up, going into a never ending cycle of not actually posing and just choosing a pose instead.

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    1. Thanks for telling me. I made a new fault ticket on this: http://code.google.com/p/virtual-artisan-s3mods/issues/detail?id=32

      I'll take a look at it later this week.

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    2. I tried to contact you through MTS. I just cannot repeat this problem. Can you give me more details on how to repeat this?

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    3. Finally back with my report. I put both the pose player and your add-on in an otherwise CC-free any game profile and it worked just fine. So I either had an outdated version previously that was causing some issues or I have a piece of CC that is causing a conflict in my main play profile. Either way, it is not your doing at all. I do apologize immensely and thank you again for following up on this.

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    4. No problem, thanks for getting back to me on this. I'm glad you got it working.

      If you find out what mod is conflicting, please tell me so I can tell others too.

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  30. Has anyone tested this with patch 1.36 yet? I need need need this mod for my story! Lol

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  31. @Jasmine, I use it with 1.36, and it works fine.

    Misu, I just ran into the smallest issue with this. I'm only reporting it for your information, it's very eay to work around. Sometimes when shooting a story scene I'll grab random Sims to move in and use for bit parts. I just did this with a tourist Sim, and I am unable to access the pose menu by clicking on him. Having control of him, I am able to make him pose by having him click on the actual pose player objects, I just can't access your menu by clicking on him. He's the only Sim with this problem. I was thinking maybe the 'Learn Song' interaction that foreign Sims have might be interfering?
    Anyway, as I said, it's easy to work around this since he can access pose player, I just wanted you to know about it.

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    1. Thanks for letting me know!

      I have no idea what could cause that. If that learn song is just a regular interaction then it should not cause this. But you are probably right in that tourist have something that interferes...

      Please let me know if you see this with other sims. If, for example, we find out it only affects tourists, then there is some clue.

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    2. I've found this issue with Tourists and Paparazzi.

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  32. I LOVED this mod before updating my game. When I updated, I came back here instantly to get the updated version of the mod. Unfortunately, every time I try to use "Random Quick Poses" the little red "X" appears over the interaction, and my sim freezes, completely unable to move. I even tried "ResetSim" cheat and they still will not reset. The random quick poses is what I really loved about this mod, it made it so easy to get a bunch of pictures without having to wait for my pose list to work. Do you have any idea why it would be doing this? Is it my game, or the mod? Please help, I love this mod so much.

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  33. Wow! I'm so glad i found this! i'm really about to turn things up in my game play/storytelling, photo shoots,and other things now!! thanks so very much for this mod add-on!!

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  34. This looks like a really good mod, but sadly it doesn't work for me at all, not sure what I am doing wrong. The "select pose" and "pose by name" actions when clicked on don't actually do anything, and none of the other options are displayed. Has anyone had this happen, or know what to do? Thanks.

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  35. I'm so stoked right now! I can't wait to try this out. I've been having to add people I don't want to my household just to control them for a brief vital moment in a story line. Yep, I'm a nerd...

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  36. Hi,
    Will this work with the new 1.38 patch?
    Thanks for this awesome mod!

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  37. Is this gonna be okay to use with 1.38?

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  38. I miss using this tool! I hope you update it for patch 1.38 because it doesn't work anymore

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  39. It's been working fine for me since SN/1.38

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  40. Works perfectly for me with SN and 1.38.
    Remember to place a pose player somewhere in the world you are using.

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  41. It crashes my game with Supernatural, sadly. :/

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  42. Hi, I'm back. Thanks you all for comments! And yangthecat, Cloudwalker, thanks for helping others here!

    I don't have Supernatural so I cannot test with it myself. However, I'll do my best to help you guys with problems.

    If you have one pose player placed in the neighbourhood, the menus still doesn't appear on the sim?

    Domino, you do have cmo's Pose Player, right? Does the game crash at the start or when you try to use the addon? I'll just need more details to even try guessing what could be wrong.

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  43. I do have the Pose Player. Sorry for being vague. Everything seemed to work fine except when I wanted to exit the game to the Main Menu, it crashed. It seems like a very random crash but I traced it down to the add on... APPARENTLY, because now it seems to be working fine so no idea. :/

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    1. Domino, thanks for the details.

      I'm not sure if my mod would be causing that... The crashes caused by this mod should happen only if Pose Player is missing and they happen before the game is even loaded.

      But I'm glad you got it working!

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    1. I have not checked my mods against that patch yet, but I'm currently playing with it. As Pose Player has not been updated, it probably works just fine. Just try it.

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    2. okay :) and do you know where to get that screen at?

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  45. Hi, i have the same problem the user heaven posted a while back, wich is basically i constantly keep on getting the pose list pop up even after chosing my pose....did you guys figure out what couses this problem? I was actually never able to use this add-on and touhgt i was doing something wrong but then i found a video that showed how it worked and realized i had a problem.

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    1. Hi Nat!

      No, we were not able to find out which CC/mod caused the problem. But as it resolved as Heaven removed other mods, there must be a mod that is incompatible with this one.

      If you find out which mod it is, let me know!

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    2. Ok so i'm going to try removing some mods, i don't have many but i will try that, now it would be a problem if i had to remove all my CC...i will try that and get back at you!

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    3. Ok i tried, i removed first my mods folder, and i just left the poses , pose player and the add-on didn't work, so i put evreything back in and runned the game without any CC from the launcher and nothing there....at this point i think it might be a pose that's causing this problem? But i have so many so i have no idea wich one it could be....

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  46. It seems that even though this new way is very useful for the "look at" interaction, one can only look at another sim, and not objects. This can cause issues since it's a lot easier to just make a sim look at a ceiling light with the tedious old method of mine, instead of putting a sim on a OMSP and bring them upward.

    I guess both can still be used then XD

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    1. Mura, thanks for letting me know. You see... I didn't realize one can use look at objects too! How stupid is that?!

      I filled an issue about this: http://code.google.com/p/virtual-artisan-s3mods/issues/detail?id=33

      So, next time this mod needs changing, I'll add the feature.

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    2. Oh snap, that would be great and really time-saving for many! Thanks for considering! I'll keep myself up to date with your mod for sure.

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  47. Hi Misu! I've had this mod for a while now and it's been really great to have. I make poses and I use the "click on sim" options a LOT. However, recently it has stopped working and I'm not sure what is going on. When I click on a sim and select "pose by name", the action drops out of the sim's queue and I never get the pop-up to enter the pose name. If I put a sim into a pose by clicking on the pose player itself, I do not get any options for look-ats or adding the pose to my sim's list.

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    1. Hi! Thanks for letting me know. Can you spot out what changed when the mod stopped working? Did you install Supernatural, patches or some new mods?

      It sounds like there is something out there that conflicts my mod, but I don't have it myself so I cannot repeat (and fix) the problem. I don't have Supernatural yet, maybe there is something in it. If someone is able to spot it out what makes the bug appear, I'll be happy to fix the bug...

      If you are using Pose Player (not through sim) then the look-ats and other addon features are not supposed to work. They only work with actions this mod provides.

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    2. Well, to be honest I can't think of what changed because I had SN and the 1.38 patch installed and it was working. I'm not sure if the trouble started before or after I installed the 1.39 patch. I'm wracking my brain to remember if I installed anything else new and I can't think of anything. I'll keep trying to figure out what else might have changed and report back if I find anything.

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    3. No probs, that actually does give me more information :)

      I'll have to soon update my mods to 1.42 anyway, so I'll make sure to retest the features you mentioned. I'm just waiting for Twallan and Cmo to update before patching my game.

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    4. I just found this mod and unfortunately it doesn't seem to do anything but add the per sim menu. But nothing on that menu works. I'm at 1.42 and I have supernatural installed. Will 1.50 help?

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    5. 1.50 will not help, I've not yet updated my mods against that patch.

      -misukisu-

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  48. Just wanted to let you know that Cmo has determined that the pose player works just fine with the current patch :D

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    1. Thanks for letting me know. Maybe that will happen to add-on too :)

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  49. Hey there!
    First of all - thank you SO MUCH!! <3

    I used it for some time but after the new update (1.42) nothing happens when I click on my sim. Not only do YOUR options don't show - nothing. I can't chance the outfit, I can't do anything...
    Could you tell me why this happens? :/
    I have the newest version of your add on AND the pose player. :/

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    1. Hi Susanne,

      I think there might be something badly wrong in your game. Do your sim options show if you remove all your mods?

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  50. This works but not on my toddlers:( it gives the photoshoot option but when i click select pose or all the other option it doesn't do anything.. why is this? i have poses download for toddlers..

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    1. Hi Jessica!

      I have never tried toddler poses myself. If someone else can confirm that this mod does not work for toddlers, I can remove the photo-shoot options from toddlers in the next version. Then the non-working option won't be there to bother you.

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    2. Well, I would love it if you could make it so it would work for toddlers. I downloaded some poses for my toddler, there in the pose player. but i had trouble with the regular pose player there was never an option for toddlers, so i downloaded this add on and thought it might help.. oh well haha.. Thanks for your reply though:)

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    3. Oh, if the option is not visible in Pose Player then my mod is not going to work either - even if the menus are visible. I use the pose player code directly for all posing actions.

      As I *think* toddler poses should work through Pose Player I still think you have some mod conflict in your game. Check the patch levels for all the mods you are using.

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    4. Hi! I'm not sure if this is helpful or not, but toddler poses only work when the pose player is on the same floor as your toddler, regardless of your mod. For example, when you have the player on the ground floor and your kid is on the second floor, the option to click on the pose player directly isn't even available. This goes for foundation levels, too. I can confirm that your add on does work with toddlers, so long as the player is on the same level as the child you're trying to pose.

      Also, I wanted to say thank you for the amazing mod! I really love it, and I use it all the time. =D I also really loved the idea behind your downtown roles as well. Are they still in testing? I mean, would it be of any help for me to play around with them a bit or has the idea been mostly scrapped? I don't mean to nag at all, but I didn't know if downloading and installing them in my world was a bad idea or if you'd like feedback or anything.

      Thanks again for everything! The pose player add on, especially the "look at" interaction, is truly fantastic. =)

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    5. Thanks buckley! That was helpful and I'm glad you like the mod.

      I use quite little time for modding nowadays and that is the reason why downtown roles have not been updated. Most of them work so-and-so already, the main problem being that sims don't always route to the workplace perfectly. I have fix for that already, and some improvements for most of them (like making them work on your home lot to create home-businesses and stuff).

      Also, with register, the sim assigned to the role sometimes retires immediately. But I don't think that is related to my mods, as it happens for professional bars too.

      So, those mods are relatively safe already, even though they are in testing still. I've had enough testing feedback on them to finish them, I just have not done that yet :D

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  51. Hi, I love this mod and am trying to download the updated v3 but after it goes to Adfly and I skip the ad, I can't get to the download page. What am I doing wrong? Please advise and thank you so much!!!

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    1. It works now!!! This mod is the BEST- so far no problems!

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  53. I can't download it from adf.ly
    It's blocked on my computer.
    Please Help!!

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    1. All my stuff is also downloadable from Google Code: https://code.google.com/p/virtual-artisan-s3mods/

      Please remember that if you download directly from the codebase, you won't be supporting my work like you would by downloading through Ad Fly.

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  54. Hi, I'm having the same problem that heaven and Nat are having, and i took away all my mods except my poses and it still didn't work then I tested all my poses individually and the menu kept on popping up.I'm not sure what else to do and I really want this.

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    1. You could try what Heaven did.

      You can just (temporarily) rename the sims 3 folder in your documents folder and the game will regenerate it when you next start it. (The old one has your save games and everything, so take good care of it)

      That way you can try just couple of mods and then when you find out which one is conflicting, you can rename back your old folder, remove/update the conflicting mod and continue playing.

      It's a handy trick Inge taught me.

      -misukisu-

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    2. I decided to retry everything. So I removed everything except all my poses. The menu kept on popping up once again. So I took all my poses out and left your mod and the pose player in there. Then I tested all of my poses one at a time again and sadly it still didn't work. Since I write with almost every single one of my mods I can't bring myself to delete any. Could it be possible that all of my poses conflict with the mod?

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  55. i noticed you can only move one sim at a time when on a community lot.. is that correct or do i need to do something extra?

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  56. nvm i guess it was the pose cause it works for everything else.

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    1. I'm glad to hear that!

      Thanks for telling me anyway, maybe someone else uses that same pose too and your comment will help her solve the problem :)

      -misukisu-

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  57. Thank you for this very usefull mod! It works perfect in my game.

    Do you know if there is a similar mod to be used with the animation player?

    -Caruso-

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  58. Thanks.

    As far as I know, there's no similar mod for the animation player.

    -misukisu-

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  59. 1.48 Do you want to work with this?

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  60. So I was wondering if anyone knew what to do if you don't have any of the interactions for the posing Sims. I've tried removing all my CC and mods and leaving only pose player, the add on and some poses, but it didn't seem to work.

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    1. The only Sims I've seen that issue with are tourists and paparazzi. Is it a household Sim or normal NPC you're trying to pose?

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  61. Is this going to be updated for patch 1.50?

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  62. Will this add-on be updated for patch 1.50 soon/ever?

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  63. Is it just me or do my comments not show up

    Is this mod going to be updated for patch 1.50 soon/ever?

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    1. Probably yes. I have not been playing for some time now.

      No-one has yet complained that this would not be working so I've not been in the hurry.

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  64. Hello, I really want this mod but every time I download it the file is missing in the folder! :O Can you please fix this! Thanks :)

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    1. Hi Anna,

      I checked the package, it should be ok.

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  65. Maybe it's because I'm in patch 1.50 but this mod doesn't seem to be working for me. The mod loads, the options are there when I click on any sim but as soon as I try to click option to pose either it goes on a infinite loop asking me the pose or it doesn't do anything. I've had to reset the sims to get them out of the loops sometimes.

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  66. It's one of the best mods i've ever used!! I'd like to ask if you could make a version with localized strings. I'd like a lot to translate the mod to spanish.
    Thanks a lot!

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    1. Thanks for volunteering. As you may have noticed, I have not been playing lately and have not updated my mods for a while.

      I'll consider pulling the texts to localization files next time I work on this mod. Might take a while though.

      -misukisu-

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  67. Hi! Is it working with 1.50 patch?

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  68. Does the link for the download still work?
    I'm trying to download it to try it on 1.50, but the link seems to be broken

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    1. okay. I tried it out and I think its not working with 1.50.. It keeps asking for a pose name or pose list. When I do quick pose, the sim freezes, and even resetting won't fix the sim.

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  69. Sorry if this is a dumb question but how do you use this?!! T_T.. do u buy it in build and buy mode and place it on a community lot or u just place it anywhere ?

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    1. Hi,

      Just place it (CMO's pose player) anywhere. *This* just appears in sim menus after you do.

      -misukisu-

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  70. I have a quetion. My game version 1.50, can I install the latest version?
    *Download Pose Player Interaction Add-on V3 for patches 1.36 - latest*

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  71. this is probably a stupid question and impossible to do, but is there any way to add my own facial expressions to the facial expression list? this is so amazing and i use it all the time, the facial expressions are probably the only thing i don't use.
    + thank you for all the awesome :)

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    1. Nope, that's not possible at the moment. Thanks for the idea.

      -misukisu-

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  72. Hi! I like this mod very much! Thanks for this ^_^
    But can I tilt sims and objects more than 90 degrees? I wish unlimited roration around each axis :3

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  73. I love this mod but I'm so sad it won't work for patch 5.0. It works sometimes for me, but I can't pose toddlers at all and I need to have the poseplayer object on lot now for it to work. I hope we see an update soon!

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    1. Unfortunately toddlers have to be posed using the actual player by CMAR. I've never been able to pose them myself with this mod and with the actual player, they will pose and stay posed ONLY if there is an adult on the lot who isn't posed OR if their needs are completely full. I think it's some EA override that thinks the child's being abused and not tended to.

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  74. Good mod. It does not work on my game. : (I hope to update soon.

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  75. Doesn't work for 1.55 base game version.

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  76. I noticed I can't use the npc pose player add on options. :/ Which sucks cause I need filler npcs for my story.

    I hope you update this.

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  77. Please, please update! This is such a fantastic mod!

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    1. I'm sorry, but I don't see that happening soon. I'm launching my online business and it's keeping me pretty busy.

      I'll probably start playing again eventually when I have more time and update the mods too.

      -misukisu-

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    2. Awesome! Thanks for getting back to me! Congrats to your new endeavor!

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  78. I wonder if I can make facial expression in blender and use it like mod.
    If it can, can you give me an advice? I don't really like EA facial expression. :D

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    1. As far as I know, you can make poses with facial expressions, so yes. Just look for any pose tutorials, for example OrangeMittens has a couple of good ones.

      -misukisu-

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  79. I don't know if I don't understand anything but whenever I click a sim in my household it works but there is no option when I click a sim not in my household.... is there something special I have to do? Thanks!

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    1. Sorry you're have that issue. Usually just placing a pose player anywhere in the world would allow you the option on every Sim in that world. Maybe try placing the player, saving and exiting and reloading the game.

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  80. Doesn't work with the latest patch (1.57) I've taken out every other mod and just left this one in and it crashes as soon as it loads to the Island Paradise screen.

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    1. Sorry to hear that. I'm playing the Sims 3 again, but I haven't updated my game or my mods yet. Don't know if I will.

      -misukisu-

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    2. I'm patched to 1.57 andmy game is not crashing with this mod installed.

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    3. Thanks for letting me know!

      This is the one mod that I'll be the most sad about when it becomes outdated. I know you use it a lot.

      But I just can't get myself to update - I know many of my mods are broken and it feels like a huge task

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    4. I wish you would, or tell someone how to update it. This was such a useful mod for those of us who pose our sims a lot. :/.

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    5. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE UPDATE THIS MOD! I have been waiting for months for this to be updated and i would praise you if you did. Even if this is the only mod of yours that you decide to update.

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  81. I wonder how to make a mod of facial expression my own. Can you show me how to make a mod to have more facial expression? I need more facial when posing to to comic. :D

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  82. Would be so grateful if this mod was updated for 1.60 patch. I love using it and I pose sims a lot and it takes awhile without this mod.

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  83. Not sure why it's crashing for some and not others but I have this mod in and am fully patched to the latest with ITF EP and no issues. It might be conflicting with something else maybe? Not sure if those who are crashing have tried loading/playing game with JUST this mod installed or not to be sure but I'd consider it.

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    1. Thanks for posting that update, Daijahv!

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  84. Thank you so much for this. I'm doing wedding photos and I really don't want to move all the guests in and out of the area just to get the shots I want.

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  85. This is amazing! Ahhhh I love it! Thank you so so so much! I hate having to add a sim to my household before I can make them pose... :/

    http://thebitchslife.blogspot.com

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  86. Hello misukisu, I was wondering when are you going to up date addon, as it will not work with 1.66. patch it keeps crashing I would really love it if you could up date this...(Ps this is my other account for sims 3 Just wanted to let you know )

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    1. Hi Charlotte,

      I'm sorry that the mod is not working.

      I'm not sure if I'll patch over 1.63 at all now that Twallan stopped updating his mods. I haven't checked the situation lately, though.

      -misukisu-

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  87. i absolutely love this mod and it works perfectly but for some reason when i would get my sim to do a facial expression even if i choose happy she looks really freaked out no matter what expression i use. it's no big deal since i don't use the reactions too much but i would like to use them more often if this issue was fixed. it might be something with my game but i dont know any feed back would be great. :)

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    1. Meagan, the EA facial expressions are creepy, and that part of the mod never worked properly in the first place. I just left it in the final version as I thought it was funny, but there's little use for that feature. Even when it shows the right expressions, they mostly look stupid.

      Fortunately, there are great facial expression poses and animations that you can use.

      -misukisu-

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  88. I don't know if the OP is still checking comments, but for some reason, I'm no longer able to get toddlers to use this from their menu. It used to work fine, but I dont know why it just out of no where started messing up. I'm at patch 1.63 (I find no use in patching to newer patches). I also don't know if this is conflicting with something for the toddlers that the analyzer just isn't picking up. I still have the option for my tot to use it, but the interaction immediately cancels as soon as it's made. :(. HELP. :(.

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    1. Hey there!

      I'm checking the comments still. Thanks for letting me know that it's not working for toddlers. That sounds like some kind of a conflict to me. I don't play/pose toddlers myself, so I have no guesses which mod might be causing it.

      -misukisu-

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  89. I dont get it, :c
    Like, whats gonna crash? & whats gonna happen? And what do i need to do with the mod?!

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  90. So cool! But where did you get the photography accessories at? They are so cute!

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    1. I can't recall for sure, but I think they are by Bau

      -misukisu-

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