Ask the Freebie Queen of Second Life Anything! Ryan's New Updated Guide to Freebies in SL

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I have pulled together all the best, most up-to-date information on how to find freebies in Second Life, here:
Clip and Save: Ryan’s All-In-One Guide to Freebies in Second Life

I have promised Cristiano that I would stop "drive-by website linking", so if anybody has any questions about steals, deals, and freebies in Second Life, I would be happy to answer them in this thread.
 

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Well, I got a 24-hour ban from SL for posting this link to a few of the threads on the SL community forums discussing how to find freebies.

I'm taking a break from the official SL community forums for a while.
 

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Well, I got a 24-hour ban from SL for posting this link to a few of the threads on the SL community forums discussing how to find freebies.

I'm taking a break from the official SL community forums for a while.
Why I haven't bothered with "official" forums since the days of Strife.

I wanted to go round with some of the forum personalities back then and didn't want to get SL bannzored for it.
 

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Why I haven't bothered with "official" forums since the days of Strife.

I wanted to go round with some of the forum personalities back then and didn't want to get SL bannzored for it.
Yeah, it’s not worth the risk. I go over there very rarely.
 

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Well, I got a 24-hour ban from SL for posting this link to a few of the threads on the SL community forums discussing how to find freebies.

I'm taking a break from the official SL community forums for a while.
I take that break since march 2007 already.
That's the month I first read about SL and gave it a go.
 

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Yeah, they have been remarkably inconsistent about whether or not they ban me for posting a link back to my blog from the forums. I can go for months without an incident. And then every so often, out of the blue, I just get the banhammer. I'm feeling kinda sick and tired of it, to be honest.
 

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Well, I got a 24-hour ban from SL for posting this link to a few of the threads on the SL community forums discussing how to find freebies.

I'm taking a break from the official SL community forums for a while.
You posted the same link to multiple threads on the SL forums?
 

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I have pulled together all the best, most up-to-date information on how to find freebies in Second Life, here:
Clip and Save: Ryan’s All-In-One Guide to Freebies in Second Life

I have promised Cristiano that I would stop "drive-by website linking", so if anybody has any questions about steals, deals, and freebies in Second Life, I would be happy to answer them in this thread.
I see you mentioned deals on heads like Altamura's. You might want to add Absolut Creation Eve'olution head. I bought it for my alt when it was in beta; it's now been upgraded but still available for the same $L990,
I see they also have one fur the guys even cheaper, still in beta, but upgrades guaranteed. Adam mesh head bento, beta 1. (Glad I looked, I'll be picking that up for my mALT.)
 

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I have pulled together all the best, most up-to-date information on how to find freebies in Second Life, here:
Clip and Save: Ryan’s All-In-One Guide to Freebies in Second Life

I have promised Cristiano that I would stop "drive-by website linking", so if anybody has any questions about steals, deals, and freebies in Second Life, I would be happy to answer them in this thread.
Please tell me why every Premium freebie from Linden Lab is plastered with 1024x1024 textures. I'd be particularly interested to know why the current Winter freebies are all 1024x1024 even with the most basic texture and I think someone who is not me should ask them the question. I nominate you!

In this case, even though one of the gifts has a greyscale ribbon texture which could have colour laid over it, they use a different 1024 texture for the other boxes. I can't be bothered to go through the whole folder of stuff this time (I don't have time) but it seems insane that they don't follow their own best practice rules.

 
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I see you mentioned deals on heads like Altamura's. You might want to add Absolut Creation Eve'olution head. I bought it for my alt when it was in beta; it's now been upgraded but still available for the same $L990,
I see they also have one fur the guys even cheaper, still in beta, but upgrades guaranteed. Adam mesh head bento, beta 1. (Glad I looked, I'll be picking that up for my mALT.)
Thank you for the tips! I will investigate.
 
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I have added both heads to my lists of free and inexpensive mesh heads and bodies for men and women, thank you!
 
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Yeah, they have been remarkably inconsistent about whether or not they ban me for posting a link back to my blog from the forums. I can go for months without an incident. And then every so often, out of the blue, I just get the banhammer. I'm feeling kinda sick and tired of it, to be honest.
That's why I came over here too...

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Come on LL, if you already let your customers do the job a competent social media crew should do ... you could at least churn out some money for paying professional forums moderators instead...
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As mentioned elsewhere, the LL Forum serves a different purpose than VVO, and many of us read both. One reason I do Is that Lindens read, respond to, and make changes based on what we post. Our crankiness quite often pays off. For example, in response to a thread in which merchants bitterly complained at a malfunctioning filter that caused items to be unlisted without notice: The Unlisted Listings Problem
 
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Our crankiness quite often pays off.
Yes it does, I earned several suspensions, ... let the Lindens believe what their handpicked cheerleader zoo says*. I stopped trying to talk common sense into them.

* despite being proven wrong several times they still believe the official Forums are representative of the SL population as a whole. Their marketing staff clearly must be made up mostly from Trump university graduates or similar qualified personel.
 
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