I started simming with The Sims 2. I missed out on the original sims game. I was mostly interested in building homes with The Sims 2. From there I moved on to stories, movies, and finally actually playing the game. :)
Designing and building homes is still one of my favorite things to do, but I think I will be doing more playing and movie making with this next generation of The Sims.
I will be remaking a lot of my favorite homes from TS2 into TS3 versions. There might be a few new and original ones though. I don't put CC in homes I upload, nor do I download from the exchange to get CC.
You can check out my lots and message me in this thread: http://forum.thesims3.com/jforum/posts/list/290186.page