Is SL still a thing?

Discussion in 'theGrid' started by sacralita, 22 Sep 2014.

  1. sacralita

    sacralita Homo Superior

    I haven't played in 4 years. I checked in today and even the recommended places are dead. Where is everyone?
  2. Govi

    Govi Ça va chier.

    Numbers of old timers logging in are down, if my Calling Card notifications are any sign. However, if new friends are acceptable, concurrency is relatively constant. About half of the "live music" venues (in Events) are quite crowded every evening SL time.
  3. sacralita

    sacralita Homo Superior

    eh, I'll be getting back to real life soon enough that new friends aren't worth it.
  4. Lain

    Lain End of line. #resist

    I logged in once last month, someone offered to share some newly acquired widget that had some wholly inappropriate options, someone asked me for lindens to buy new hair (desperately needed new hair), and I waved at Sarah.

    Good times.
  5. sacralita

    sacralita Homo Superior

    Speaking of widgets, when did gatchas start and exactly what are they?
  6. Lain

    Lain End of line. #resist

    Ask Lain, she's a member of the.... shut up, stop taking my keyboard, DAMNIT I WAS TYPING!
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  7. Jolene

    Jolene Sarah's Apparent Alt

    I believe gatchas are kind of like bubble gum machines. You pay your lindens for the chance to get a particular color/style of an item, and you may or may not get that, but you do get one of the items.

    It has spawned much trading of the items, as people sometimes don't like what they got, and want what someone else got.
  8. nina

    nina still prettier than you

    i logged into sl last week for the first time in at least 18 months.
    first thing i noticed was that my av doesnt look at good as it used too :(
  9. Ajax Manatiso

    Ajax Manatiso Everybody lambada!

    I had a popular sim for 7 years. It's popularity went way down and I closed the sim. Haven't been around much. I blame it on mesh. Thats not why people went to SL.
  10. Govi

    Govi Ça va chier.

    How would mesh affect the popularity of Second Life sim?
  11. Lain

    Lain End of line. #resist

    It's all just a big mesh now. :D

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