Category Archives: Serial killers

SL: The Movie 2 (This Time It’s Personal!)

I’m sure we’ve all had that discussion at some time or other: If someone was foolish enough to make a movie about our lives, which actor/actress would be our performer of choice to play us? When it comes to RL, I … Continue reading

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I am what I am

Yesterday I considered some of the stereotypical inhabitants of SL – those round holes that us square pegs somehow manage to squeeze ourselves into, albeit with judicious application of a lump hammer. Today I conclude my analysis, so if you … Continue reading

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Who are you?

I recently wrote a piece in which I mentioned that people who join and stay in SL tend to find a niche that appeals to them and stick with that as a central tenet of their virtual existence. This by … Continue reading

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Tales of the Road: The Happy Hobo

“Look around you”, he said; “Tell me what you see.” It wasn’t exactly inspiring – a squalid collection of flop houses, seedy rundown stores and the disorder and clutter of tired old, sad old, broken down relics of what must once … Continue reading

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A Most Peculiar Tale… Returns

A Haven Hallowe’en Offering [Find the first instalment from October 2011, here, the second instalment from 2012, here, and the third instalment from last year here] Part The Twelfth (In which Dr Aitken urges the adventurers to put decorum aside and posits a … Continue reading

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There’s more…

It’s that time again – time for you to wonder what on earth i’m wittering on about, a fairly common occurrence, i’m sure! What i mean is that Havenwe’en is once again upon us, and with it, the longest story … Continue reading

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Transpositions: 7

And so, we come to the end of my week long series of posts considering how well we’d cope with things we take for granted in sl in a real world context. Perhaps surprisingly – and this is only my … Continue reading

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Transpositions: 6

Over the past 150 years the world has grown a whole lot smaller: the invention of the telegraph, telephone and and the advent of international broadcasting first breached the traditional barriers of oceans and distance; followed in the 1960s and … Continue reading

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Transpositions: 5

Property is theft, according to Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, and – depending on your point of view – he may well have been right. However, i’m not so sure we’d apply that particular principle to sl, judging by the vast inventories that so … Continue reading

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Transpositions: 4

There’s a myth, perpetuated by parents, teachers, the uber-successful and Hollywood movies, that with hard work, dedication and the right attitude, we can all be anything we want to be. That is not true. What is true, is that with … Continue reading

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