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Thursday, March 22, 2007

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Laetizia Coronet

He touches upon an interesting aspect of Second Life: the realistic emotional reactions to avatars. Much more than in chatrooms and the like the physical representation of an SL Resident can be inviting or intimidating (and many shades inbetween).
When I just started out in SL I found that I had difficulties with some of the 'looks' people gave me - wholly involuntarily of course. But that is how SL works: it pulls many more emotional chords.

The 'sex and bling populace' remark however - not up for discussion perhaps, but what a short-sighted opinion it is.

Hamlet Au

I imagine being in SL for so long before the casual social gamer scene really took off, as Slade has, is bound to shape one's sense of things. I hear a similar take from many "oldbies".

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