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I looked through the "City-building concepts" section and there was nothing like this, so here it is.

My definition of a "ugly photo" has one or more of the following:

Grid showing

Zots

Menu, pause or disaster bars showing.

Bad editing.

UDI Icons(The little buttons you click to drive)

These were soem of the first photos in my CJ and boy they were bad!!

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Tips for not having bad pictures:

If a grid is showing, press "g" to turn it off.

Turn off zots by pressing ctrl-x and typing in "tastyzots" then pressing enter; that toggles the zots on and off and nothing else.

To turn off zones, press ctrl-x and type in "zoneria".

[Although the above two are cheat codes, they aren't really cheating as they just affect the game aesthetically]

Don't have it on pause, put it on turtle (slow) speed (or else you can crop it)

You can take pictures while having everything minimized by pressing ctrl-shift-s.

To turn off the UDI icons, go click on the My Sim Button, then the U-Drive-It button, then the button that toggles the icons on/off (the one at the bottom)

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  • Originally posted by: Pipcard

    Tips for not having bad pictures:

    If a grid is showing, press "g" to turn it off.

    Turn off zots by pressing ctrl-x and typing in "tastyzots" then pressing enter; that toggles the zots on and off and nothing else.

    To turn off zones, press ctrl-x and type in "zoneria".

    [Although the above two are cheat codes, they aren't really cheating as they just affect the game aesthetically]

    Don't have it on pause, put it on turtle (slow) speed (or else you can crop it)

    You can take pictures while having everything minimized by pressing ctrl-shift-s.

    To turn off the UDI icons, go click on the My Sim Button, then the U-Drive-It button, then the button that toggles the icons on/off (the one at the bottom)

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    I know those are bad photos. BUT now I know better than that. What this thread is all about is so that other people can share their photos with those things that you mentioned.

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    Originally posted by: Cockatoo-210893

    hai how u fix brown boxes???????????

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    You give me your trixie and I'll fix it for you.3.gif  Just joking, you deserve your well earned trixies!2.gif  

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    This thread is turning more and more to a "Show us your weird funny stuff that doesn't fit to the "Show us your games oddities" thread". 9.gif

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    Need a bad photo? 18.gif

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    Here you go...

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    It's not really what you call "bad", more so just random.

    Oh, and can someone explain why that car is running a red light?

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    Well that is kind of bad. It's blurry, there are texture issues with the avenue, and the zones are on. But it's good that it's bad 'cause this thread is all about that. As for the car, well, you know how those Sims drive.

    "I hear a siren. I think I'm going to swerve into oncoming traffic."

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    In America, you have to pass a test to get a driver's license.

    In Germany, you have to go to a special driving school.

    In Sim City, you have to be lucky in a cereal contest.

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    Originally posted by: Evillions

    Originally posted by: Cockatoo-210893

    hai how u fix brown boxes???????????

    BrownBoxes.jpgquote>

    You give me your trixie and I'll fix it for you.3.gif  Just joking, you deserve your well earned trixies!2.gif  

    quote>

    You made a new definition of Boxing day 3.gif

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    Originally posted by: Dumanios

    In America, you have to pass a test to get a driver's license.

    In Germany, you have to go to a special driving school.

    In Sim City, you have to be lucky in a cereal contest.quote>

    That has to be one of the best posts I've ever seen.

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    Plus, that pic also had zones on.

    Here is a shot that shows everything that makes a picture "ugly":

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    The grid is on

    The zots are on (No-power zot on ferry port at right)

    Labels are on (city names, in this case (only turn on labels when you need them to indicate something))

    Zones are on (commercial zone at bottom)

    UDI icon (car icone on highway)

    Pause and menu bar showing

    Bad editing (Actually, it isn't edited at all!)

    Refer to the 2nd post of this thread to find out how to get rid of these issues.

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