Businesses and Community Lots

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Hacks affecting owned businesses.

Name Creator Description
AllPlacement-SignOpenClose Numenor at MTS Makes the open/close sign placeable on a shelf or the floor, not just a wall.
Apartments and Shopping, on the same Lot! MogHughson at MTS Allows for apartments over stores.  Only tenants can shop, however.
Automatic Cash Register, Automatic Restocking Sign, Automatic Open Sign, Employee Scheduler, Hotel Podium Inge Jones at Simlogical Hotel Podium is actually a fixed version of the Maxis Restaurant Podium.
Clothes Change Doors Inge Jones at Simlogical Can be used to force customers to wear formal clothes at a fancy restaurant
Commercial Buffets Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Saner buffet charges and income
Community Lot Skilling and Enthusiasm J. M. Pescado at More Awesome Than You Just what it says.
Community Sleep Plugin for Smart Beds TwoJeffs at Simbology Will work stand alone as well. Alternatively, Sleep on Community/OFB/Vacation/Apartment/Secret lots - Global Hack by Numenor at MTS
Custom-objects-placeable-on-shelves Numenor at MTS Custom-objects-placeable-on-shelves -- Makes pre-OFB custom items fit on OFB shelves.
Customer Cleanup Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Prevents treating owner's family as customers
Customers Leave After Paying Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Hustle customers out of the store after purchase
Decorative Parking Spaces - with random cars parked MogHughson at MTS Makes other cars appear in the parking lot.  I've read a hint that you might be able to use this to make cars appear in the drive through lane of a fast food restaurant, although they wouldn't move
Dishwasher with Bus Person Sophie-David at MTS  
Donate Lot Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Makes a business unowned
Fashion Show Chris Hatch at Back Alley Sims Repaired Maxis object.  Your Sims can now put on a fashion show!  Now OFB compatible; please read the directions for set up
Faster Pass Along Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Speeds passing business perks to heirs
Have Dessert (Single) with Make/Make Many Option for Bakeries Morague at MTS Allows baking single servings ready to sell without splitting up a whole dessert
Leave Business Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Customers pay and leave when the business closes
Less Complaining Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Customers ignore several minor annoyances
Mailable Greeting Cards MogHughson at MTS Something else to sell that  your Sims can use to boost their relationships later!
MaxisMoreDecoSlot Lord Darcy at MTS

Allows more objects to be placed on and in Maxis objects.  See also OMSPs

More Customers Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff More even customer distribution
Newspaper Rack MogHughson at MTS Sims can buy newspapers
No Escapes Patch Inge Jones at Simlogical BoilingOil at Simbology suggested placing this item in the inventory of a recluse to prevent TwoJeffs' Visitor Controller from allowing certain Sims on community lots
No Plate Clearing On Community Lots Inge Jones at Simlogical Prevents visiting Sims from wasting valuable time cleaning up empty plates
No Quitting Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Employees whine rather than quit because they didn't get a raise
Numbered Business Ranks BoilingOil at Identifies business level by number and name; easier recognition of business level
OFBFoodDisplay_CakePlacementFix Lord Darcy at MTS Allow the Celebrations cakes and other foods to be placed in the food display units
Park In The Car Park MogHughson at MTS Allows your Sim to park in the parking lot
Peace of Mind Fix Cyjon's Sims 2 Mods 'n' Stuff Wishing for Peace of Mind doesn't give credit for maximizing a business
Shoppers Respect Privacy BoilingOil at Keeps shoppers out of the family portions of a lot with a home business.
Show Item To Fix Paladin at SimWardrobe Reverts AL change requiring greet before show
Simulated Sales BoilingOil at Only controlled Sims keep their purchases; all others neither lose money nor gain junk
SlotEnablePackage_Counters Numenor at MTS Allows small appliances and cash registers to be placed diagonally on otherwise unusable inside corners.
SS Auto Cash Register BoilingOil at Combines Simulated Sales with Inge  Jones' Auto Cash Register

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