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Warning Needed Before Placing Basement Hatch in Inventory

Discussion in 'Release 28 Feedback Forum' started by stratigos, Apr 15, 2016.

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    I accidentally drag n' dropped my basement entrance into my inventory today. I have a 5 story basement that was thoroughly decorated.

    I would expect a pop-up window stating "If you pick up your basement hatch, all of the items will be sent to the bank. Do you wish to proceed? Y/N". Could we get this? I dont want to have to turn the option off/on that prevents moving of home items, as I interact with them very often, and most other accidental moves are rather inconsequential.

    Could we get this pop up warning/confirmation window for doing anything to a basement that would ship its contents to the bank? Thanks.
     
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    It would we awesome if we could retain decorations in place.
     
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    The basement is tied to the lot, not the hatch. Just put it down and it'll still be there.
     
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    Ah thanks, did not realize that. In my particular case, I was moving, so I said "oh well" and just stuck the hatch in my inventory. On arrival of my new house, the basement was empty. But I see what youre saying, if I had just plopped the hatch right back down my stuff would be back. This isnt as serious of an issue as I thought, then.
     
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    in the past we have asked for the ability to 'lock' placed items where they are. that would resolve this, entirely.
     
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    There is the talk from the Devs of the 'Magic Mover', while not for R32 it is on their radar.

    Move the entire house and its contents to a new location, items saved in a template kinda thing I suppose.
     
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    There is a (new?) option in the Game Options menu that stops you from moving things in your house, and just lets you open/close/interact with them instead.
     
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    thats a good start.
     
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    If you change your house type, does it reset your basement?
     
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    your basement as is goes to the Bank, when you pick up that hatch, your basement is still attached and all contents are still within..At least that is my experience
     
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    Yes I've experienced this as well. It was naive of me to think I could do this between lots heh.
     
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    OK, since I couldn't get a straight answer about this, I decided to try it out. I claimed a village lot, changed the house, placed a basement hatch, set a basement then placed a decoration in the basement. I then picked up the hatch, changed the house type and re-placed that hatch (I encountered a bug here where I wasn't able to place the hatch until I exited to the menu and then resumed again). The basement was still set to what it was before and the decoration was still in it. :)
     
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    Lord Barugon, I thought i answered it well..Im sorry you did not think that i did.
     
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    Sorry, it was just hard to decipher. Were you saying that if I leave the hatch then my basement and all it's contents goes to the bank?
     
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    Thanks. That information is good to know.