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Terrible Build Mode Bug

Discussion in 'EA Land/The Sims Online Stratics Forums' started by Guest, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I just went into build mode to work on my house and when I tried to remove a tile, after I removed the tile, I swept my mouse across the screen, and without clicking on anything, I suddenly was out 1k and my entire house was covered in red and yellow puzzle piece tiles. Has this happened to anyone else? I reported it to the devs, but it really ticked me off this time. Its happened a few other times on a smaller scale but this time I'm out a decent amount of money that I spent the entire day making u.u


    Edited to include:
    OMG IT JUST HAPPENED AGAIN >.< This time it was only 400, but it ruined most of the work I did with tiles previously. And this was on a reguler computer with a mouse; not a laptop fnigerpad. Son of a bad word that I don't know if I'm allowed to say on the boards!
     
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I've done that too! I thought it was just my touchpad, though [​IMG]
     
  3. Yea and I really hate it when it happens while I'm doing roof art...(before the merge)...yes the bug is that old...
     
  4. mpn

    mpn Guest

    You could've hit undo...

    Just for next time it happens.
     
  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    I've done that too! I thought it was just my touchpad, though [​IMG]

    [/ QUOTE ]

    I thought it was my touch pad, too, at first, but its happened on the normal computer, too. I wish they could do something about it ;-; I can't believe I lost 1k on ugly tiles.
     
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    There is no undo button here, like there is on the offline version.
     
  7. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    You could've hit undo...

    Just for next time it happens.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Is there an undo button online? I didn't think I had that option.
     
  8. <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    You could've hit undo...

    Just for next time it happens.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Is there an undo button online? I didn't think I had that option.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    No there isn't [​IMG]
    Only in offline sims.

    Yeah this bug has been around for a really long time, I'm sorry to hear about your loss.
     
  9. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I wish the dev team would take a look at that. Especially if its such an old problem.
     
  10. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Yup, I've had that happen to me on numerous occasions. Once it took almost 3k... I was mad &gt;:(
     
  11. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I have had this happen a few times, every time it was in windows mode. I have never had it happen when i was using the full screen.
     
  12. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Me too. That's something that should be looking into and fixed. It's a very expensive bug...

    It also said that the last update included being about to pick up objects which are out of bounds. But that didn't happen - 'cause I still can't pick up the door stuck at the roadside, nor erase those tiles on the 2nd floor, floating in midair.
     
  13. Oh I hate that bug so much!! I even tried spraying Raid on my computer screen to remove that bug and nothing!!!

    The only tip: Keep a low amount in your building sims' account and xfer more as necessary. This way you wont lose 3K on an error.
     
  14. Guest

    Guest Guest

    you may have already tried this, but if you have tiles floating in midair, try putting a column under them, just one inexpensive one, try erasing the tiles around it, move it if you have to to get to other tiles. Id say put columns all underneath the tiles then delete them but who can afford that lol
     
  15. Cruz Cavera

    Cruz Cavera Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    I just went into build mode to work on my house and when I tried to remove a tile, after I removed the tile, I swept my mouse across the screen, and without clicking on anything, I suddenly was out 1k and my entire house was covered in red and yellow puzzle piece tiles. Has this happened to anyone else? I reported it to the devs, but it really ticked me off this time. Its happened a few other times on a smaller scale but this time I'm out a decent amount of money that I spent the entire day making u.u

    [/ QUOTE ]
    Were you building in Windows Mode?
     
  16. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    I just went into build mode to work on my house and when I tried to remove a tile, after I removed the tile, I swept my mouse across the screen, and without clicking on anything, I suddenly was out 1k and my entire house was covered in red and yellow puzzle piece tiles. Has this happened to anyone else? I reported it to the devs, but it really ticked me off this time. Its happened a few other times on a smaller scale but this time I'm out a decent amount of money that I spent the entire day making u.u

    [/ QUOTE ]
    Were you building in Windows Mode?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Yes, I was. My computers won't run tso in full screen.
     
  17. Cruz Cavera

    Cruz Cavera Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    I just went into build mode to work on my house and when I tried to remove a tile, after I removed the tile, I swept my mouse across the screen, and without clicking on anything, I suddenly was out 1k and my entire house was covered in red and yellow puzzle piece tiles. Has this happened to anyone else? I reported it to the devs, but it really ticked me off this time. Its happened a few other times on a smaller scale but this time I'm out a decent amount of money that I spent the entire day making u.u

    [/ QUOTE ]
    Were you building in Windows Mode?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Yes, I was. My computers won't run tso in full screen.

    [/ QUOTE ]
    Okay, there is your problem. [​IMG]
    Be sure when you lay tiles in Window Mode to use the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate around the lot, otherwise it will lay tile where you scroll to. Another tip is to hit the hand icon in build mode, then move around the lot. I hope this helps. [​IMG]
     
  18. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    <blockquote><hr>

    I just went into build mode to work on my house and when I tried to remove a tile, after I removed the tile, I swept my mouse across the screen, and without clicking on anything, I suddenly was out 1k and my entire house was covered in red and yellow puzzle piece tiles. Has this happened to anyone else? I reported it to the devs, but it really ticked me off this time. Its happened a few other times on a smaller scale but this time I'm out a decent amount of money that I spent the entire day making u.u

    [/ QUOTE ]
    Were you building in Windows Mode?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Yes, I was. My computers won't run tso in full screen.

    [/ QUOTE ]
    Okay, there is your problem. [​IMG]
    Be sure when you lay tiles in Window Mode to use the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate around the lot, otherwise it will lay tile where you scroll to. Another tip is to hit the hand icon in build mode, then move around the lot. I hope this helps. [​IMG]

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Thanks [​IMG] I'll make a serious attempt at that.
     
  19. DGLita

    DGLita Guest

    I put 10k on a sim once to build with on one of my lots. The 10k was gone in an instant and I had a size 8 white floor and no money left to build with. Yep I was mad as hell
     
  20. It has happened to me too, but just in windows mode. Use full screen when building!!!
     
  21. Guest

    Guest Guest

    YES! and i blamed my boyfriend haha.
     
  22. Guest

    Guest Guest

    NOIP
    Maybe I just haven't noticed 'til now, but many of the prices in Build mode have come down. Columns and special walls are still high, but basic stuff is very cheap. Floors and wall coverings too.
     
  23. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    I put 10k on a sim once to build with on one of my lots. The 10k was gone in an instant and I had a size 8 white floor and no money left to build with. Yep I was mad as hell

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Wow! And I thought my 1k was bad! Thats icky!
     
  24. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    NOIP
    Maybe I just haven't noticed 'til now, but many of the prices in Build mode have come down. Columns and special walls are still high, but basic stuff is very cheap. Floors and wall coverings too.

    [/ QUOTE ]


    Yea, I noticed that too o.o But I wasn't sure how high it had all gotten because I never checked for myself and I didnt start construction on my property until this week. Maybe EA took pity on our simmy selves.