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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:19 pm

I know there is a way of changing the size where you can get online and play the game at the same time..someone tried to help me with that a couple of years ago but it didn't work for me..

Is there anyone that can give me a step by step maybe with pictures if possible please..it would be nice to play the game and yet if I need something I don't have to get out of the game get online and then get back into the game.. :cbs:

Thank  you for your help in advance  summerB9


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PostOldbox on Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:29 pm

Hello Sam :girlie5:

pressing just the windows key,
you'd have to be on the Desktop

that has always worked for me  ☕


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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 pm

So do I get into the game and then hit the Windows key..or hit the windows key and then get into the game??

Thank you Conny :Spring2:



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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:19 pm

I wish I could help you broomie

I never play online
it's fun, they say, but tiring


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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:22 pm

It's ok poppy..someone will be able to answer it lol.. :summerBa: hey did you notice we lost our Chatterbox Award :)



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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:23 pm

ohhh,,, sorry broomie  danceG
I thought online sims
but you meant what oldbox siad
pressure in thewindows key
,,,, yes it does !!
then you see the bottom of your image logo sims
if you click on either you'll be back on your sims claphands1


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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:26 pm

??????? What crazyspin



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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:27 pm

ohhh ... now that you mention it !! --------- Whyyyyyyyy'''''!!! cry cry


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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:35 pm


broomie ..yes .. I translate it not good,
I've done exit
Now you understand it better, lol

and why should it be that it's gone,
it would be a mistake, maybe?


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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:37 pm

No not really but that's ok..lol..your fine poppy :Spring2:

I think tilly might have taken them down by mistake when she took the one that Easter had..she will fix it I am sure..



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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:45 pm

You're probably right,, broomie
we do keep things going here,, hahaha
we are the talkers of the month  how funny!


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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:47 pm

I don't talk this much in Real Life thlol



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PostOldbox on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:08 pm

poppy100 wrote:ohhh,,, sorry broomie  danceG
I thought online sims
but you meant what  oldbox siad
pressure in thewindows key
,,,, yes it does !!
then you see the bottom of your image logo sims
if you click on either you'll be back on your sims claphands1

just as it is Anneke

OK Sam ,

Start Sims when the game is running, then press the windows key and you're on the desktop and can continue in the Cherry Blossom talk
and back-pressure sims button and you can torment sims giggle *lol*

is the translation for good or bad ???????


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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:10 pm

hey broomie ,,you also have a sims site !?
I remember it of pearl sims


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PostOldbox on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:12 pm

the Chatterbox Award there only if you talk a lot
you were not diligent, so talking more, Tilly gives you the award back

NewY4 :rainyday: f


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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:16 pm

Oldbox wrote:
poppy100 wrote:ohhh,,, sorry broomie  danceG
I thought online sims
but you meant what  oldbox siad
pressure in thewindows key
,,,, yes it does !!
then you see the bottom of your image logo sims
if you click on either you'll be back on your sims claphands1

just as it is Anneke

OK Sam ,

Start Sims when the game is running, then press the windows key and you're on the desktop and can continue in the Cherry Blossom talk
and back-pressure sims button and you can torment sims   giggle *lol*

is the translation for good or bad ???????



yeah I'd would like to explain this way
you know broomie !!
I complicate me no more,,,. display explaining,,
because it always runs in the soup


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Postpoppy100 on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:21 pm

Oldbox wrote:the Chatterbox Award there only if you talk a lot
you were not diligent, so talking more, Tilly gives you the award back

NewY4 :rainyday: f



hahahaha ....



How funn is that,,,


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PostBroomhilda on Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:26 pm

Thank you Conny almost done downloading so will check that out later on tonight :Spring2:

Your ok poppy.. :summerBa:

Yes I do have a website but am in the process of moving everything to a Dreamwidth Journal..when you can't talk to the people who host the site it's time to move..you will find most everything at the bottom of my posts..

Just reread your post Conny what does back pressure mean???



Time for a Spring Siggi lol
Thank you so much Crissi, it's beautiful
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PostCrissi on Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:35 am

Hi ... I am playing all the time in a "Windows mode" .. that means that the game - window always appears small and I am able to do other things while the game is open.

I had this instruction for it copied .. it works for Sims 2 ...

Just click on the "Start" button on your Taskbar. Then, go to All Programs>EA Games>The Sims 2 and right click on the name, choose "Open". Right-Click on The Sims 2 icon and then, click on "Properties". Then, in the "Target Line" under Shortcut, type a space, then "-w" and then click "Apply". It'll be in permanent windowed mode (where you can minimize and close like an internet window) unless you take that out


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PostBroomhilda on Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:41 pm

Hey Crissi, that is what someone else had done for me and it didn't work at least at my end..it was still a full screen..now the other person was on Skype and they can see my desktop as well as the game..didn't get a chance to try the other way last night..to many storms and that lightening was relentless for most of the night..so didn't even get on my game..now in my game everything was small not sure I really want it that small..will try again this evening if these storms aren't to bad..

Thank you Conny, poppy and Crissi for your help :bluestar:



Time for a Spring Siggi lol
Thank you so much Crissi, it's beautiful
~hugs and smiles my dear, dear BFF's~
I am so proud of all of you..
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Posttilly on Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:23 pm

I press the windows key. Then i can go online and do whatever. There is a game icon that comes up when you press the windows key. To continue playing, just click on the icon. It takes a second or two, and your back in game. Very easy. I use it ALL the time!
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PostBroomhilda on Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:28 pm

Thank you Lisa.. summerB15

Just checked this out and omgosh I am going to love this.. :feeldaluv:

partying



Time for a Spring Siggi lol
Thank you so much Crissi, it's beautiful
~hugs and smiles my dear, dear BFF's~
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PostCrissi on Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:16 pm

Hi Sam .. I guess it would need to be changed in the LAST installed EP-Pack ..
since its so long ago that I've changed it .. I can't remember it exactly.
But good to read that Lisa tip worked for you now!! :girlie5:


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Posttilly on Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:30 pm

I just LOVE that windows key...lol claphands1
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PostBroomhilda on Thu Aug 25, 2016 9:49 pm

Thank you girls for your help.. danceG



Time for a Spring Siggi lol
Thank you so much Crissi, it's beautiful
~hugs and smiles my dear, dear BFF's~
I am so proud of all of you..
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Friends call me Sam(F) or Broomie or Broomhilda


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