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Gigs

The protocol.

Corwin Carillon

I guess this is Philip's beach ball that is in every avatar's inventory Library folder.

Persig Phaeton

I'm pretty sure I still have some freebie packs from my Rez Day back in late '03. I don't really use them, though. Probably one object that still gets used is the ol' Starax Wand, for those fortunate enough to have got their hands on one before he left (and eventually came back as Lightwaves).
I have a Starax Wand and it's been my prize possession pretty much since I got in '05. :)

qarl

Persig - tell me about it. i've been trying to get Lightwaves to sell me a wand for over a year now. if anyone knows how to "persuade" him, lemme know.

Hamlet Au

I had one of those wands in my Hamlet Linden account, and when I switched over to Hamlet Au, but couldn't transfer it over, which was like the most frustrating thing.

Eggy Lippmann

My guess would be the old linden freebies.
Lots of newbs still use the same leopard-spot couches and tiki torches we had in beta.
An insane amount of objects have been made with the flame prims from the tiki torch.

Hal

If you're a real movie buff you'd know that Rosebud WAS kinda round and bouncy...

Orson Welles named the sled using William Randolph Hearst's (the 'real' Charles Foster Kane) pet-name for his wife's clitoris...

Ayumi Cassini

The oldest artifact? I'd say The Man statue in Natoma. Well, the beach ball is a few months older but The Man stands there ever since SL alpha stage.

By the way, does anyone know why the monument has a bottle of sake plugged on the back? I wrote about it a while ago but noone has had any ideas so far. Also, for some reason The Man doesn't hold the SL3B Time Vault anymore (he used to, ever since 2006). Changes, changes :)

JeanRicard Broek

The oldest in use object I have found is this piece dated 12-16-2002 by newbie_template Linden

Here are a few snapshots:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeanricardbroek/

Marianne McCann

@qarl - Lots of luck on that. I think the wand is a part of history.

The beach ball and Philip Linden's party hat (both are in your library) are very old. Also out there from 2002 is The Governor's Mansion in Clementina and The Man statue in, I believe, Noyo.

Hamlet Au

"Rosebud WAS kinda round and bouncy"

OMFG dude I can't believe you went there!

Aimee Trescothick

Surely that would be Philip himself?

Although having said that, taking a quick peek at Philip and a few other Lindens' UUID keys reveals the first handful appear to have been issued sequentially, and Philip is only number 3 behind Doug and Cory :D

Harper Ganesvoort

@Hal:

Orson Welles named the sled using William Randolph Hearst's (the 'real' Charles Foster Kane) pet-name for his wife's clitoris...

Okay, that is so gross. I think I need a bottle or two of brain bleach for that one....

@Ham:
Who was the actual owner of the ball, OOC?

Harper Ganesvoort

BTW, I forgot to mention that I was linking to this story. It seems that the trackback function of wordpress.com isn't working well, at least with this blog, so I'm being shamelessly gauche here.

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