Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny

I used to get tongue tied when friends would ask certain questions. However, I have learned a thing or two from my rather quiet friend LordQuantum Velaystar. Whenever anyone asks my friend Lord a silly question he takes the CIA approach and responds with “I can neither confirm nor deny that.” People laugh, he looks clever, and best of all he manages to get out of answering the question. If you think

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Technique

Dugi Rubble, the owner of Soul Mods, sent me a write up on the chance I might post it here. It’s prose, but there’s something a little poetic about it. I wasn’t sure how to edit it without removing Dugi’s unique voice from the musing, so decided to just present it as he gave it to me. To me, it looks like Dugi is writing from the perspective of a newbie getting

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Christmas Gift From Moonletters

If you’re a Moonletters group member, I just sent out a notecard which is the ticket to get a Christmas Gift from Subculture. Since it’s Christmas, I want people have something they actually like, so guess what? You get to pick out your own gift! I’m not joking! You may choose any one thing from the entire store so long as you’re a member of the Moonletters group. Find what you like here:

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Your SL Place, Your Personality

In first life we may not get to live where we want to. We may not have furniture or decor that suits us. Second Life is different. We have more choices, and how we live can reveal a lot about us. Is your place a fortress where just you and a partner have access? Do you have a club on your land? A sunny field of flowers? Or perhaps, like me, you

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Reality in a Different Form

I stumbled upon Creations for Parkinson’s while searching for art galleries. It led me to this video from the Drax Files which is a couple of years old, but if you haven’t seen it, it’s worth watching. Fran Seranade, 86 at the time of the video, said “My avatar represents how I truly feel inside.” That’s what I’ve been saying all along! Barbie Alchemi, Fran’s daughter who made Creations For

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Free Rockers TV

Did you know that Penny Lane has a ghetto section? It does! It’s in the corner of the sim where you’ll find no charming town, no lovely field or marmalade skies anywhere. Instead, there’s grungy furniture and items you’d usually only get from a seedier neighborhood. I’ve even seen a cannabis plant there, though I’m sure that’s only for medicinal purposes. The woman who runs the ghetto at Penny Lane,

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The Mighty Boosh

In my early years of Second Life I, along with my closest friend, had a bit of an obsession with the comedy tv series The Mighty Boosh. We loved this show starring Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding, and due to its surreal nature it fit in quite well with our Second Life. On occasion we brought a bit of the Boosh into the virtual world. Are you familiar with the

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Nazis Attack Penny Lane

“Second Life Nazis. I hate Second Life nazis!” – Jake Blues The Penny Lane sim was visited by griefers today. They filled the place with Hitler photos, swastikas, porn and violence. Fortunately, I was online at the time, so when my friend Viv told me she thought Penny Lane had some kind of virus, I was able to take care of it. Almost everyone is welcome at Penny Lane. Nazi griefers, not so much. It’s

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Did You Meet Your Soulmate in Second Life?

Did you meet your soulmate in Second Life? Many not part of the virtual world may sneer at such an idea, but the fact is some have met, fallen in love, then gotten together in first life to live happily ever after. This should not be controversial but it is. Humans tend to judge a thing based on their own preferences or limited experience and shun what’s outside their bubble. I believe the future

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Jim Morrison Simulatron

Forgot to mention it was Jim Morrison’s birthday yesterday. We played a couple of Doors songs in his honor, but I think Second Life could use more Jim Morrison. In the mean time, I leave you with the Jim Morrison Simulatron. This is endless hours of fun with the lizard king.

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Second Life: My Wonderland

I like to buy whimsical things in Second Life. If you find it down the rabbit hole, I want to see it. If it sparkles or seems alive, even better. The Killing Moon is an English pub at the Penny Lane sim. At first glance it may seem like a regular place, but in the nooks and crannies you’ll find rainbow snow globes playing hobbit songs, dancing trees, raccoon drinking from a

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Second Sunlight

I wrote this poem a few years ago. The content was inspired by my early days in Second Life, and the style by a fellow who drank too much. ————————- ————————- ————————- ————————- Second Sunlight Then as I was new and simple inside the second world Beneath the climbing stars and sunny as the sky was bright The land below a pixel heaven God left me for a while Newer

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About That Christmas Surprise…

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” — Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas The other day I mentioned I had a surprise. I was all ready to announce it, but then I heard some of my friends say stuff like: “Christmas is better closer to Christmas!” “Bah, humbug!” “I’ll

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Become a Tree

My friend Timothy Falta changed into a tree last night. One minute he was human, the next he was tall, made out of wood, and waving branches around. If you, or anyone you know, would like to be a tree you now can. The avatar is by Meshers and is free on the SL Marketplace. I think it wood be good to get it before the price changes. Don’t leaf

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Getting Excited About Christmas

I admit it. I’ve been thinking about Christmas since October. The reasons why are probably a bit complicated, but the main one is this: I love colourful, sparkly, whimsical things and go giddy for shiny lights. I spent my younger years in Chicago, and it was tradition for my family to put up a Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving. I suppose Chicagoans do Christmas pretty well since winter is

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