second life is still going?
So does Second Life have its own set of unique memes or am I just getting old? Because I didn't recognize any of them.
I'm always shocked when I see a reminder that Second Life is still a thing, I remember a few years ago that it was being bruited about as the next big thing in Web 2.0 or what have you, people were publishing books on subject like how to set up a successful store in Second Life and colleges were offering courses that dealt with it - indeed a few years ago when a cousin of mine was considering colleges to go to she visited one that had advertisements around the campus for a Second Life class that was illustrated with a screenshot of a blue furry female standing around.
|Shoebox Joe |
Should I try Second Life? I don't even have an idea as to how to entertain myself on that thing.
Odd enough. My parents discovered Second Life and tried it, but I don't remember how long it took them to get tired of it. I think it was pretty short though.
MacGyver Style Bomb
Proponents keep insisting that SL can be used as a base for all kinds of projects like games and 3d rendering. But there are plenty of products out there that can do those things better and with less hassle.
The only things that really do well in SL are role play areas, avatar clothing, land management and anything to do with sex in all its bizarre forms. No surprise that these things often overlap.
SL is casually fun if you meet the right people and just don't take it seriously. The problem is that 80% of their userbase take it way WAY too seriously and/or do serious role-play and all kinds of dumb shit.
The best part of SL used to be the awesome trolls and griefers, but from what I hear that's pretty rare these days (I know a guy who has worked for Linden Labs for over 10 years). 4chan used to have a cool world there, but I wouldn't go inside it even I were paid nowadays what with 4chan having now been completely dominated by creepy rape apologists, bronies, and pedophiles.
"Now"? Bronies maybe, but what 4chan did you hang out on that WASN'T dominated by rape apologists and pedophiles?
The only difference between old 4chan and new 4chan is that most of the racists have migrated over to Chimpout and been replaced by bronies.
|Miss Henson's 6th grade class |
Those words...I do not think they mean what you think they mean.
I think "kids' cartoons and dicks" pretty much nails it.
If someone asks me what second life is, I now know where to send them.
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