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Tuesday, September 25, 2018


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Ryan Schultz

First SLUniverse and now SL Secrets ... Definitely a trend developing here, to move away from SL and cover all the newer virtual worlds.

Clara Seller

A few years ago, I always thought that Second Life's end would look like a mass exodus to a new world. Now it feels more like mass extinction.

I'm skeptical that there's enough commonality to hold these diversification models together. It seems like they are just extending a big net and hoping there's something out there to catch.

When you start to see successful people jumping out of tenth floor windows toward nothing, it's not entirely crazy to think there's fire up there.

When SL goes down the drain, it's going to take a huge amount of imaginary money and hope down the drain with it. Whatever worlds exist in that aftermath, are going to have to deal with the "Remember what happened to Second Life" reality.

Small businesses go quickly and quietly. Now you see it, now you don't. I'm starting to think that this will be the real foundation challenge that the next generation of virtual worlds will have to contend with. Maybe all of this technology floundering is the easy part.

Adeon Wroter

These new virtual worlds don’t need the SL userbase moving to them to be successful. They are attracting their own new users who have never used SL and doing just fine at it.

Penny Patton

Second Life's "end" was never going to be a sudden thing. That was the mistake most SL users made both when predicting SL's end and when dismissing the doomsayers. In a very real sense, SL ended years ago in the same way AOL, Activeworlds, There and MySpace have. The only difference is that none of Second Life's competition quite scratches that same itch, which has left SL in this kind of limbo.

I'd go so far as to say that LL could turn things around and breath a second wind into SL, if they weren't still so stuck in the mindset that caused them to lose their success in the first place.

Clara Seller

Adeon Wroter has sparked my curiosity. I'm definitely missing something. What new virtual worlds are really hot right now and have an active user base and revenue numbers that is blowing SL out of the water? I wish I had the capability to attract SL customers that nobody in the world wants. I'm still stuck in the old days where dedicated tens of thousands of people spending millions and millions of dollars is something I could work with in business and still not find them so disposable. What is the cut off point that these hot new worlds are using to weed out undesirables? Any one who spends less than $10,000 per year?

I agree with Penny Patton. I think LL could turn things around for SL, especially if they engaged their customers.

Hamlet Au

"What new virtual worlds are really hot right now and have an active user base and revenue numbers that is blowing SL out of the water? "


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SamanthaPrater Resident

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gossip is only fun and games until life is taken, my dudes.

sites like this cause gossip and people too try and hide, they attack them until they leave because they have no defense. Where did the good creators go? The Virtual-Secrets.Com Website rumors took them. They shouldn't be allowed to back seat moderate LindenLab.

They aren't them.

For years I've been harassed due to the public Aisling blog issue; lied about, slandered, hurt, and more and its escalated because I'm the ONLY ONE caring that a gossip site is insulting someone who clearly doesn't want the drama.

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