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Cristalle Karami

It depends on how Playboy's culture adapts to SL. If you don't understand SL, don't understand valuation, then SL players will eschew their land. Things have to be bigger and better, in ways that are meaningful to the populace. They should have the best looking girls, and those girls need to understand what's expected of them.

If you asked me, they would be better off hiring successful dancers plucked from the established clubs and clean them up some more (if necessary) to meet Playboy's standards of looks. These girls already know SL, understand SL valuation, and have no problem doing what it takes to be successful. Introducing new girls to SL who don't understand it and have no interest in it beyond the first couple of days or weeks isn't going to help them.

As for the cyberwhoring for tips aspect of it, well, that's why it's not in me to be a dancer. :)

Zorn

I don't think sexy in RL vs. sexy in SL is the issue here.

How famous/popular any company/person/group is in RL has nothing to do with how popular they will be in SL.

If you don't give people a reason to come to your SL location, beyond the conceited "I'm famous, so you should all want to be here" then you will be a failure in SL, even with your own fans.

The only truly successful RL/SL ventures have regular events and/or interesting interactivity. See Tateru's posts for the proof - http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2007/05/taterus_mixed_r_1.html

Laetizia Coronet

As far as I'm concerned they are a waste of space. What can Playboy bring? Merchandise, which I'm sure will be popular as a lot of the illegal bunny stuff already is. 'Perfect' women we have enough - as you yourself reported you're hard pressed to find a more natural shaped girl in SL.
Maybe a good in-world recreation of the Mansion would be nice, just to have a look around without that grippy octogenarian in robes blocking the view ;)

MSGiro Grosso

The best part about every comment to every blog post out there about Playboy is it's all speculation. Heck, some have gone as far as just plain lying and stating what they are doing in their headlines. I love to see the conversation and debate prior to anybody knowing what is actually going to occur. Many comments are based on stereotypes related to Playboy so it's nice to see some folks change direction and come up with their own interesting guesses.

Marc

iconoclasm

"actual sexy"

are the "regular" females playing SL not sexy because thye're not a playmate or suicide girl?

is that what "sexy" is these days?

mrmr

i am a damn good looking dude,
and my avatar is damn good looking too.

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