Second life....but im still on my first one!!!!!

@ruby222 (4848)
June 6, 2008 2:24pm CST
I wanted to see what all of the fuss was about and so I went on an adventure into Second life,well I was amazed at how ordinary it was,I trotted around..I called myself LOLLY !!!!!Well at first it dint enter my head that you needed money ..as in Lindens ..but I wasnt prepared to waste any on those lol...so I wore what I had on ...you have to pay if you want an outfit!!!..then I took a walk around,well what a laugh!!!..I talked on the screen,but that was mainly because it was too quiet in there...in the end I came out and honestly I was bored!!! Have any of you been in and had any good experiences????
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@p1kef1sh (45638)
6 Jun 08
You really are at the cutting edge now Ruby. Virtual worlds, second lives. Sounds most absorbing if you hadn't got myLot or Mr Ruby to play with. I did once go to the Home page or whatever it is called, but no further. You are clearly an explorer. Don't forget your pith helmet.
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@ruby222 (4848)
6 Jun 08
You know theres a saying....if you dont try you dont know!!..or something like that..but anyway if someone says Oh this is really goood I want to know whats going on!!!a virtual world isnt for me,but until i tried i didnt know!!But neverthe less it was a weird experience!!..and the funniest thing was when i was chatting to myself!!...no one really said anything!!...maybe its aimed at the younger ones really.The comments above all relate to Second life and it seems as though the demise of the casinos has all but finished it off...
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@GreenMoo (11837)
6 Jun 08
What are you whittering about woman? I haven't a clue!
@ruby222 (4848)
6 Jun 08
Right i will explain..you go to a site called second life..you then take on a new persona...and a new name..you get an avatar..i think thats waht they are called..you are then literally into another world so to speak...and you can walk around and fly...and its just totally bizarre....maybe one day you need to load it on...and go in and see for yourself!!...ive taken it off my pc now...but its like being in an imaginery world!!!..weird...
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@GreenMoo (11837)
7 Jun 08
I think my real life is quite bizarre enough thanks!
@ruby222 (4848)
7 Jun 08
Well I went and I saw ..but I didnt conquer...But I was just amazed how boring it was in there..I mean what on earth do folk do in there???
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• United States
22 Jun 08
i actually do play second life and i love it myself. First of all its a technological marvel in of itself. but beyond that its allowed me to make quite a few friends and i can also listen to live DJs at different clubs. even though there arnt any casino's anymore there is still a fair amount to do there. i know of one person that is building piece by piece a starship based off the star trek series. really cool ^_^. its just a place to escape for a while.
@ruby222 (4848)
22 Jun 08
Maybe i just didnt stay long enough to give it as fair chance,but it just seemed quite odd,flying or walking about,with nothing to do!!but as you say there are things to do if you give it a fair shot.
@gangus2 (373)
• United States
7 Jun 08
I went and had to try it out. I thought it would be fun to go there, do something different; like open my own business. As I poked around through their programs, I realized that it could very expensive. So I decided to just walk around the community and see what it had. As I was taking the tour of the place, a car came up from behind me and ran me over. So there went my venture, lol. I haven't been back since. Karen
@ruby222 (4848)
8 Jun 08
LOL Karen!!!...but couldnt you get up again???I found that the flyingf thing was really weird!!!and a lot of people ran !!..i kind if gathered that it could be a place to dispose of s few dollars should you feel so inclined..and for a moment the temptation was there just to put a couple in my account..but then i just lost all interest..PS...i hope you werent too badly hurt in the crash!!!
@setroc (853)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
sorry, i dont understand what you mean, must be my meager knowledge of english or youre just not making any sense, like youre tripping or i dunno
@setroc (853)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
sorry i should have red those other comments first, sounds interesting, ill check that site out
@gemini_rose (16192)
6 Jun 08
I honestly have not got a clue what second life is! So no I have not been on it, what is it then?
@ruby222 (4848)
6 Jun 08
Its where you go to a site on the net..called second life...you sign up and you get an avatar...then you enter the virtual world,where you can explore everything thats there...its a surreal experience.Everything that is in real life is there in second life,if you see the posts above Rose it will give you a bigger insight into it all...but to me it was a little bit boring.
• Canada
6 Jun 08
I have heard of that program, but I have neer done it. It sounds like it would be interesting, but right now I don't really have the time. I'm too busy trying to make a living, but if I ever want to try it, I'll know where to find it. Thanks for sharing your experiences.
@ruby222 (4848)
6 Jun 08
Well it was an experience if nothing else!!but i just wante to see what people talked about !!!
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@ShepherdSpy (8561)
• Omagh, Northern Ireland
28 Jun 08
I explored it too for a while-you could do a virtual world tour,meeting people from other countries and chat with them,listen to music in clubs,go see musicians play "live",Check out Virtual art Galleries..NASA have a presence in SL with info about the Mars Landers,and panoramic photos that give the appearance of being there..Companies are looking into SL for teleconferencing..Universities are Using it for virtual classrooms..Somebody Mentioned Star Trek..there are Star trek Simulations,virtual battle sims,etc..I'm a Fan of Firefly/Serenity,the TV series,and the Movie based on it-I'd heard there were Fans who'd built "Life Size" ships from the Series in SL..In the Movie or Series,you can get used to the layout of a place-Seeing it in a virtual environment that you can walk up to,go around and explore is totally Deja Vu! Scott Adams,creator of "Dilbert" once did a sort of public Q&A session I went to-that was Fun!Adams had created a photo real avatar of himself,so it looked like Him actually there- One resident turned up in a Dilbert Avatar and was pretending to Beat Adams Up! surreal! I was there when the casinos got axed..I wasn't gambling,anyway,so it didn't bother Me,there was so much else to see..virtual Islands you could explore,with interactive musical instruments you and friends could create music with..I left because I was starting to spend too much time in there,I didn't stay long enough to get bored!
@Abby123 (261)
14 Jun 08
Yep ive been n there and it was well funny.This guy aproached me,Kane something or other and he started to chat to me on the screen.So I played him along and I was gobsmacked when he said that he wanted to chat about mature things,he reckoned it was the done thing on ther and thats what went on there all the time.I said not in my book buddy.
@Foxxee (3653)
• United States
14 Jun 08
I tried 'Second Life' once, but didn't keep up with it. I deleted it from my computer, but I might try it again to see if it changed. I actually play on the other virtual world called www.there.com SOme say it's better then 'SL' and its almost the same, but a little different... you should stop by sometime... LOL!
• United States
7 Jun 08
I tried Second Life too and was bored to tears. I prefer games with preset goals and not ones you have to conjure up for yourself. You have to pay for everything unless you know enough about graphic design to make your own things. Or you could get a virtual job; a job! People play games to escape from their jobs. Anyway, I didn't like it but I know a lot of people do and that's just fine.
• Belgium
7 Jun 08
I played the game for three days.. after that I got bored and I quitted. Probably the game is much better and funner when you buy some Linden Dollars for real Dollars. I prefer playing the Sims, which I think has a lot in common with Second Life besides the fact that the Sims isn't online. Greetz
@Abby123 (261)
7 Jun 08
Bin in,but didnt think much of it in the end,no one talked and when htey did talk it was a lot of rubbish.I wouldnt bother goin in again.But thats just my opinion and there are a lot of peeps who must like it or the site would close down.
• United States
7 Jun 08
I play Second Life. My obessession is huge for it lol.I keep buying lindens on appearences and avatars.Mostly avs :)