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Do you use the gender-specific doors ?

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LeGardePourpreLeGardePourpre Posts: 12,002 Member
Hi,

Do you use these doors ?

(One side allows a specific gender pass and the other side allows all the sims pass)

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Do you use the gender-specific doors ? 128 votes

Yes
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No
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Of course, as a one-way door… It's a trap.
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  • LustianiciaLustianicia Posts: 2,393 Member
    edited October 14
    Yes
    I've used a mixture of both for my restrooms and locker rooms. Sometimes I'll just have a gender neutral restroom. Sometimes I'll have a male and female. Sometimes I'll have all three.

    It really just depends on the type of venue, size of the lot, etc. Basically, whatever I can manage to fit.

    However, I've also based it on location as well. For example, Del Sol Valley is basically Hollywood/Los Angeles, so I view it as a more progressive type of world, so gender neutral restrooms would be more common. Meanwhile, a place like Strangerville reminds me of a more conservative rural area in a place like New Mexico or Arizona, so I generally have separate restrooms for male and female Sims.
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  • VeeDubVeeDub Posts: 889 Member
    edited October 14
    No
    I might leave them if they come in a build I download from the gallery. Unless I renovate the place significantly, that is, in which case they get replaced with unisex doors. If I'm building it myself, I always use unisex. Edit: I'm referring to public venues only in this case. I always give Residential or other private venues unmarked doors.
  • babajaynebabajayne Posts: 1,358 Member
    No
    I rarely build commercial but I appreciate unisex doors on lots I visit just because it’s a pain to put the walls up just to find which bathroom to use. I also don’t want to wait for someone to finish using a toilet if there’s a perfectly usable one nearby.
  • CaitxcatCaitxcat Posts: 642 Member
    Yes
    Not sure how to answer this question since I never really build and I always download or use the default commubuty lots and leave the doors as is. When I do put doors in places I just use regular doors not separate gender, would be strange to put it in a residential lot. But if it's in the build already I don't change them.
  • WildIrishBansheeWildIrishBanshee Posts: 1,475 Member
    No
    I did when I first got Sims 4, but I don't anymore - unisex is just way easier to deal with. I leave the ones already on lots there unless I reno the space. Otherwise, just normal interior doors are used.
  • StrawberryYogurtStrawberryYogurt Posts: 2,456 Member
    Yes
    I dont typically build in TS4, i always download lots. But in TS2 for community lots I always use gender specific bathrooms. .
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  • CatzillaCatzilla Posts: 933 Member
    No
    No, For practical reasons I don't use them and eventually take them out if I find them in a build. I often have the camera zoomed out (motion sickness issues) so I can't see the gendered doors well enough which makes them a bit of a nuisance.
  • ACruelButLovingGodACruelButLovingGod Posts: 450 Member
    Yes
    Depends on the venue. For buildings that have an "older" look to them or were inspired by the suburban Boston buildings of my youth, like bowling alleys, bars, and the like, I'll use gender-specific bathroom doors, but for something like a coffee shop, I take my cue from my local Starbucks (realizing as I write this that I'm a traitor to my heritage for not making them more like Dunkin Donuts...what have you done to me, Seattle?!) and make the bathrooms unisex.
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  • LeGardePourpreLeGardePourpre Posts: 12,002 Member
    Of course, as a one-way door… It's a trap.
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  • dearie_blossomdearie_blossom Posts: 643 Member
    Yes
    All the time
  • cytnlcytnl Posts: 92 Member
    No
    Nope. I'm non-binary, so I prefer unisex bathrooms, even if my Sims are male or female. I don't like things that are exclusionary.
  • SimplyJenSimplyJen Posts: 13,997 Member
    No
    Unisex doors all the way. I'll quickly pop into build mode to fix it if I have to.

    I find it annoying to be playing on a community lot and the bathrooms are divided. I was very happy when they patched in the unisex door years ago. Normal doors work too of course depending on the style of the build.
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  • RedShoe7RedShoe7 Posts: 366 Member
    Yes
    Yes, but not very often. Depends on the build.
  • ChuChuExpressChuChuExpress Posts: 1,902 Member
    Yes
    If I'm building a new lot, like say, a lounge, I would include a male, female and unisex restroom.
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  • RouensimsRouensims Posts: 4,354 Member
    No
    No. I have never used a single-sex door in my game.
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  • MDianaSimsMDianaSims Posts: 4,036 Member
    No
    I won't say I've never used them, but I use the gender neutral doors much more often. It's really only gyms, spas and pools that get them, other venues I mostly give regular doors for the bathrooms.
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  • Goth583Goth583 Posts: 1,121 Member
    No
    The only ones in my game are there because the builder put them there when they were uploaded to the Gallery.
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  • haisinhaisin Posts: 425 Member
    Yes
    I think I still have a couple of changing rooms and restrooms with those doors. At some point I went and changed most of them to unisex (I hate it when I pick the wrong toilet and then my sim can't go because the door blocks them), but kept some or downloaded builds with them later on. It depends on the style and size of the community lot.
  • joRN1414joRN1414 Posts: 1,393 Member
    edited October 14
    No
    When I have to go I have to go! It's easier for the 'go' when the doors are unisex.
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  • SimmingalSimmingal Posts: 4,180 Member
    edited October 14
    Yes
    most of the time yes when its public venue and I have room for more than one toilet

    even if sims use toilets the same so like technically makes no sense

    but maybe its due to my mom having worked at gas station next to industrial area and having told me the horror stories of male bathrooms and the unique ways to use them 🤢

    so I've never felt very comfortable sharing toilet experience with opposite gender
  • SkyrryxSkyrryx Posts: 62 Member
    Yes
    I only use unisex doors when I build on a small community lot.
  • Sara1010PSara1010P Posts: 635 Member
    Yes
    Well, sometimes I do. If the build is large enough to have two bathrooms then yes, if not I will use a unisex option.
  • WritingAndSimmingWritingAndSimming Posts: 20 Member
    No
    Nope.
    I have a few trans sims, and I can't change their gender to let them use the correct bathroom without using cas.fulleditmode (and that's just tedious, since it changes other things).
    I also just don't like having to put walls up to make sure my sim can actually go in there.
    I always just put unisex bathrooms everywhere.
  • ClousinatorsClousinators Posts: 528 Member
    I somehow didn't realize their was a difference, do the sims actually go into the correct door??
  • KathMHughesKathMHughes Posts: 221 Member
    Yes
    I typically use unisex, but sometimes the context of the build makes sense.

    I was trying to build a gay bar to recruit potential boyfriends for my sim, so I used the men's door as the front door. It didn't work. Only women showed up, and had a dance party outside. My gay sim is still single.
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