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Your Home away from Home: Second Life. [56k]

Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
edited December 2008 in Social Entropy++
SECOND LIFE!
Click to get started! Maek Acount! Downloud!


Yes! Second-Life! By far the greatest virtual world out there. That's not saying much because it has to compete with Home's Beta and like, IMVU, but none the less, it is the finest out there. Featuring a spiffy content creation UI to let you get in on the Sandbox building fun early, a really fucking gigantic Virtual Economy with millions invested into it, and thousands of virtual stores! Also IP rights for everyone. Within SL, you have IP rights to all the stuff you make, so you can actually LEGALLY sue motherfuckers if they steal your content!

SL's Other Main Features:
  • Unbelievable amounts of Avatar Customization.
  • Unique virtual cultures including Steampunk!
  • Huge working economy!
  • Incredible amounts of content.
  • Nearly everything is User-Created.
  • Surprizingly fun Sandbox building.
  • It's also FREE!

Check Out These Awesome Locations!
(If you have SL already installed, just click the image and then click Teleport to be teleported to that location!)

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These last two are the same locale. Click to enter the bathysphere.
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Building Shit!
Here's some crappy tutorials to get you started, staring me and the pedo bear! With some basic help, you can learn how to build stuff. Come on, all the cool kids are doing it! 8-)
(Sorry for low volume (tech issues) and raspy voice, I am plagued with the common cold!)

This one is also available in HD!

And the Sequel!

Alright bear! Thanks for the Tutorial!



Amazing Statistics!
Check out how much money is floating around SL! $100,000,000-USD was traded from person to person within SL just in the last quarter!
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1,800 MILLION SQUARE METERS OF USER LAND!
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Okay whew, for now I think this is a hell of an OP. Why don't you guys come and see what you've been missing!?

Do we have a group?
You betcha! We are the FANCY LADS and the group has been around for years, it's even older than me! I can invite you chaps to it and once again the Fancy Lads will venture fourth and have adventures together! Like these fun times!
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Name List: (Go in world and click Search and then People search, and join me!)
To be added to this list, just IM me in world.

Lucky Cynic as "Kyder Ling"



Closing Comments. I have been around SL for quite some time and even today it still amazes me at how much cool stuff there is to see and do within SL. If you have tried SL before, maybe a year ago, yeah, give it another go. This past year has been huge with updates and bug fixes and the like. There really has been huge improvements across the entire board.

Also, if you come into this thread just to shit on it, DON'T! :x

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  • Andrew RyanAndrew Ryan Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Seriously..?

    What do you even want to do with this?

    Are you forming a land group?

    Sandbox?

    Safari?

    What's the game here?

    Andrew Ryan on
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  • <3<3 Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    It's just a giant 3D chatroom for creeps

    <3 on
  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2008
    Seriously..?

    What do you even want to do with this?

    Are you forming a land group?

    Sandbox?

    Safari?

    What's the game here?

    man there's been PA groups in SL for going on something like three years now

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2008
    hey! faggots! read the big huge announcement at the top of the forum! thanks!

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Seriously..?

    What do you even want to do with this?

    Are you forming a land group?

    Sandbox?

    Safari?

    What's the game here?

    man there's been PA groups in SL for going on something like three years now

    SHIT! I forgot!


    Yes there has been a SL group for so long. Fuck, its like 3 or 4 years old now. We are: THE FANCY LADS!

    I can invite you guys to the group btw seeing as I am the last surviving member it seems.

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    hey! faggots! read the big huge announcement at the top of the forum! thanks!

    And at the bottom of my thread. >_>;

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  • Andrew RyanAndrew Ryan Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Ya, I remember the old PA antics. But they've all gone, theres no more hwang, theres no more group really.. Everyone packed up and wandered off.

    Sooooooo

    What are you doin? Any plans..?

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Ya, I remember the old PA antics. But they've all gone, theres no more hwang, theres no more group really.. Everyone packed up and wandered off.

    Sooooooo

    What are you doin? Any plans..?

    RESURRECTION! I want to bring back the Fancy lads. I even have awesome freebie tuxedos to hand out. And not the lame kind either, these are classy as fuck!

    Trust me, if you guys are dicking around in SE++ all day, dicking around in 3D and with limitless stuff to gawk at while wearing waistcoats and monocles, you know you're going to have a great time.

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  • Fire TruckFire Truck I love my SELFRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I once watched an episode of CSI where a kidnapper created an exact Second Life replica of the cabin where he kept his victims. the police had to hack the game to make the sun rise in the middle of the night so they could determine which side of a lake his rape-cabin was located on.

    I hate CSI. So much.

    Fire Truck on
  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Frequently not in boats. Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Fire Truck wrote: »
    I once watched an episode of CSI where a kidnapper created an exact Second Life replica of the cabin where he kept his victims. the police had to hack the game to make the sun rise in the middle of the night so they could determine which side of a lake his rape-cabin was located on.

    I hate CSI. So much.

    csi is awesome because of that

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2008
    Ya, I remember the old PA antics. But they've all gone, theres no more hwang, theres no more group really.. Everyone packed up and wandered off.

    Sooooooo

    What are you doin? Any plans..?

    i know a few of the dudes from the original fancy lads are still around, they just haven't been doing anything as a group

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2008
    Fire Truck wrote: »
    I once watched an episode of CSI where a kidnapper created an exact Second Life replica of the cabin where he kept his victims. the police had to hack the game to make the sun rise in the middle of the night so they could determine which side of a lake his rape-cabin was located on.

    I hate CSI. So much.

    hahaha, that's an option in the menu

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  • MysstMysst King Monkey of Hedonism IslandRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I beta'd this way back in the day. It looks a lot better than it used to.

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  • DE?ADDE?AD Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Hmmm.

    On the one hand, Second Life weirds me right the fuck out.

    On the other hand, I'm really, really bored.

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  • Andrew RyanAndrew Ryan Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Know who I miss? Remmington fucking Pennyfeather.

    Where ever he went good times were sure to follow.

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  • OrikaeshigitaeOrikaeshigitae Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited December 2008
    dude's still around, i think. i talked to him a month or two ago.

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Mysst wrote: »
    I beta'd this way back in the day. It looks a lot better than it used to.

    I remember seeing the screens of the beta. It had a fugly green interface, right?

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  • Andrew RyanAndrew Ryan Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Ya? Tell him he's rad as fuck.

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Know who I miss? Remmington fucking Pennyfeather.

    Where ever he went good times were sure to follow.

    There was this one guy named Rad in G&T. He made a Metroid area that was so fucking cool. He even owned an Island off of this huge Steampunk City...

    And now it's all gone, I wonder where he went. >_>;

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  • GoatmonGoatmon Companion of Kess Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Fire Truck wrote: »
    I once watched an episode of CSI where a kidnapper created an exact Second Life replica of the cabin where he kept his victims. the police had to hack the game to make the sun rise in the middle of the night so they could determine which side of a lake his rape-cabin was located on.

    I hate CSI. So much.

    hahaha, that's an option in the menu

    I was just thinking that.

    It's silly that they make these things with the intention that anyone who how to do even the most basic equivalent of the technical shit they pull will never ever watch their show.

    Also I played around with SL for a while, but never saw much point in it. It's basically just a massive chat room/sandbox, not at all my kind of thing. But it was fun to toy around with some of the gadgets you could make or buy, like this helicopter that could turn into a car, or a submarine whenever I wanted. It was fun to just fly around, and I could ferry people.

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  • Andrew RyanAndrew Ryan Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Eh, I could stand to log on and make things, but what? And Where?

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I think you guys will find SL quite charming.

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Eh, I could stand to log on and make things, but what? And Where?

    Hop on, lemme friend you, and we can explore a Steampunk City and it's underwater Bioshocky/40k Leagues coolness.

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  • <3<3 Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    What's the game here?
    It's just a giant 3D chatroom for creeps

    Giving my opinion and answering a question is totally not thread shitting.

    <3 on
  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    :...:

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  • scarlet st.scarlet st. Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    It's just a giant 3D chatroom for creeps

    Dude you got infracted for that post? It's fucking true.

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  • Sir Red of the MantiSir Red of the Manti Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    All I know of SL is that there are horrors that will drive a man insane with but a mere glance, sprinkled quite liberally across the scenescape.

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  • <3<3 Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    It's just a giant 3D chatroom for creeps

    Dude you got infracted for that post? It's fucking true.

    Stating an opinion is thread shitting now apparently. Plus I was genuinely answering a question.

    <3 on
  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    also CSI is tripe

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  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    It's just a giant 3D chatroom for creeps

    Dude you got infracted for that post? It's fucking true.

    fucking seriously

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  • scarlet st.scarlet st. Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    hey! faggots! read the big huge announcement at the top of the forum! thanks!

    Orikae, that post wasn't thread shitting, it was GAME SHITTING
    IT WAS SHITTING ON A SHITTY GAME

    Seriously how the fuck can we decide what a shitty game is without getting infracted. Good fucking christ, what if I came up with a thread for those Barbie horse riding games. Doesn't matter if they're fucking awful, you guys can't shit on my thread!

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  • scarlet st.scarlet st. Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Hey guys, as the average forumer, I have the self-image and confidence of a 15 year old goth bisexual so if you were to make fun of a game that I posted a thread about on an internet forum, I would probably kill myself!

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  • <3<3 Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I would consider "Get the fuck out", "Die in a fire", and "Kill yourself" to be thread shitting.

    But specifically answering a question is not thread shitting.

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  • scarlet st.scarlet st. Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Good fucking christ, I hope the OP poster killed himself after <3's post.

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  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    since when does everyone and/or their threads automatically deserve respect anyways

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  • Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Guys stop discussing what was or was not thread shitting. Take it up with the mods in PMs.

    I put a lot of work into this fucking thread, dammit. I swear I'm going to pull over if you don't stop.

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  • Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood My baby's in there someplace She crawled right inRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    I certainly would have at least considered it after that scathing response.

    No but seriously, I've never played this...err, I guess it could be called a game. Is there any point to it other then propositioning furries for cybering?

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  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY WAS PRETTY GOOD WHILE THEY LASTEDRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    Guys stop discussing what was or was not thread shitting. Take it up with the mods in PMs.

    I put a lot of work into this fucking thread, dammit. I swear I'm going to pull over if you don't stop.

    perhaps you should have posted it in a forum more sympathetic to furry worldbuilding

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  • DrZiplockDrZiplock Registered User regular
    edited December 2008
    The rather large international company that my mother works for made her make a Second Life account sometime last year.

    The thought was that they were going to be doing a ton of e-commerce there, having virtual meetings, etc..etc..

    Since she's pretty horrible at the whole computer/tech thing I had to explain what this was all about and give her a hand. She picked up on it pretty quickly and set out to getting it all together. So there's the whole family, chilling around the living room with mom on her work laptop being very excited that she's going to be so "with it".

    It took 10 minutes.

    Ten minutes from the moment she launched into the game until someone decked out in domination gear began hitting on her and creeping the shit out of her. She headed to another area or something and was then asked to join in, what I'm sure was just lovely, group virtual sex.

    The look my father had pretty much topped the look my mother made. She logged on off and never bothered with it again.

    Said large international company no longer requires its employees to have Second Life accounts.

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  • thorgotthorgot there is special providence in the fall of a sparrowRegistered User regular
    edited December 2008
    DrZiplock wrote: »
    The rather large international company that my mother works for made her make a Second Life account sometime last year.

    The thought was that they were going to be doing a ton of e-commerce there, having virtual meetings, etc..etc..

    Since she's pretty horrible at the whole computer/tech thing I had to explain what this was all about and give her a hand. She picked up on it pretty quickly and set out to getting it all together. So there's the whole family, chilling around the living room with mom on her work laptop being very excited that she's going to be so "with it".

    It took 10 minutes.

    Ten minutes from the moment she launched into the game until someone decked out in domination gear began hitting on her and creeping the shit out of her. She headed to another area or something and was then asked to join in, what I'm sure was just lovely, group virtual sex.

    The look my father had pretty much topped the look my mother made. She logged on off and never bothered with it again.

    Said large international company no longer requires its employees to have Second Life accounts.

    wonderful

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