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On Sun, 6 Mar 2005, Guardian Pegasus wrote:
> If your sim is rich, and you hate burglars, surround your whole
> property with a continuous fence, but instead of putting on a gate,
> build a tiny guard shack and place a burglar alarm. That way, as soon
> as the burglar enters your property, the alarm will sound.
> Alternately, place a gate, but run the fence in a couple of squares
> and build the shack there.
Same in Sims 1 - though there, at least, putting a hedge around the entire
lot, 'cept for an entrance (of course), then put a single wall with an alarm
facing the sidewalk near each of the pedestrian portals, is nice and easy.
(ie, burglar enters the lot and gets caught halfway to the only gap in the
Looks better than a fence, too.
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easily be duplicated by a normal, kindly family man who just comes into
work every day and has a job to do." [Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods"] http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/