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Gracee's 5th Rez Day in Second Life 2012 by Yordie Sands

Becoming Someone Else – Part 2

Second Life can be like MMORPG games in many regards, there are “players” who role play exclusively. There are regions that have training and rules for role play, even combat, but many SL players don’t see themselves as players at all. In fact, this is a dividing line for some, they refuse to be anyone other than the […]

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Becoming Someone Else – Part 1

This salon has professional authors with qualifications in education, psychology and other professions who explore identity and virtual identify. I read their posts with great interest.  There’s little question in my mind that most people who enter virtual worlds end up making choices that lead them into their identities. Ravanel started a series called, “Avatar & Identify – Introduction”.  […]

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Yordie Sands @ Japan Chubu - A New Beginning for Hosoi Ichiba 2012

Gemme Six: Hosoi Ichiba’s New Beginning

My first Gemme Six article featured the Hosoi Ichiba sim group. Unlike other games, the places we love are subject to radical change. A couple of weeks ago it looked like this beautiful group of sims would be lost forever when it was announced the sims would be closing within a month. In the days following the announcement, […]

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Gemme Six: The Blake Sea – #6

This is the Six of my Gemme Six series. It’s about the Blake Sea but before you think you can’t go boating because of those darned Second Life sim crossings, I want to tell you something wonderful. Role Play in Time A World of Nature & Beauty A New Englander at Heart A Bluesy Kinda Luv Shopping, […]

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Gemme Six: Shopping, Shopping, Shopping – Part 5

It’s Part 5 of my Gemme Six series and I want to take you shopping in Second Life. It’s impossible to feature all of my favorite malls, stores and designers but I want to share a few I think you’ll enjoy. Role Play in Time A World of Nature & Beauty A New Englander at […]

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Romance Upon the Seas

Photo: Yordie & friend aboard SS Titanic Location: Hawser @ Blake Sea, Second Life It was the 100th anniversary of the loss of the Titanic. We went to the place where the magic was. Earlier we wore our fine clothes but here we are in our jeans. What more can I say?

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My Second Life Romance – Part 3

Unlike the end of Part 1 and Part 2, I sorta know how this piece will end. I think Second Life old timers and newbies will both find something to hang onto, even. 1) He Made Me Feel Like Dancin’ 2) He Filled My Life With Hope 3) Protecting Your Heart It seems ages since the end […]

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Yordie Na’vi & Nak-Nizi

Location: Pandora, Second Life. In Photo: That’s me as Yordie Navi. A friend gave me Nak-Nizi and she was a wonderful pet dragon.

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Gimme Six: Yordie’s Second Life – Part 4

I’ve made it to part four of my Gimme Six contributions. I’m enjoying sharing my favorite places with you. I’m about to take you from New England into the southland and into the heart of the blues, the Louisana Gulf coast in Second Life. Role Play in Time A World of Nature & Beauty A New […]

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My Second Life Romance – Part 2

This is the second part of the story of my second life romance. If all the guys I ever dated, and I’ve dated my share, were to read Part 1, I think at least three of them might think I was writing about them. 1) He Made Me Feel Like Dancin’ 2) He Filled My Life With […]

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Gimme Six: Yordie’s Second Life – Part 3

This is part three in my Gimme Six series. Ok, I need to change my list a little bit. I haven’t been luvin’ the nightlife very much lately, so I want to focus on a place where I’m very active. Role Play in Time A World of Nature & Beauty A New Englander at Heart A Bluesy Kinda […]

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My Second Life Romance – Part 1

I’ve wanted to write about Second Life romance for a long time. In fact, I’ve written about it in the past, even made a few observations, but I want to write something very personal. I want to talk about strong emotions. I want to talk about Love. I’m not sure I’ll talk about sex, but maybe. This will be a […]

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