Category Archives: Second Life

Give a Monkey a Hammer …

I’m sure that most everyone, especially most everyone on the internet, has heard of the old logical anecdote that if you had enough monkeys with enough typewriters and gave them enough time that they would ultimately be able to recreate the complete work of Hamlet by William Shakespeare.  For decades there has been much speculation […]

What Do I Get Out of This?

Another Thanksgiving Day approached with the haste of a mighty winged steed in strong mountain winds; it immediately began demanding such incredulous amounts of preparation, strength, energy, patience and food that some just gave up before trying.  Others were seen rushing against time at their local grocery stores, metal carts crashing into one another evoking […]

I’m Only Sayin’!

            “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me!” Have you ever wondered what complete idiot came up with that?  Apparently the definitive origin of the proverb is unknown, but its first “printed” form is found in “Folk Phrases of Four Counties” copyright (1894) by G.F. Northall.  So, unfortunately, the […]

The Coming Flood Mature Content Flagging in SL

     As most people who have been around Second Life for any length of time should know, Linden Labs, the developers and owners of Second Life (SL), have touted from the beginning that their Virtual World (their VR) is to be “…for the citizens, by the citizens””.  This is intended to mean that Second Life […]

Why Must My Avatar Sit?

The SLippery SLope 09/24/2007     Have you ever asked yourself the question in life, as you attempt to make your way through it, through all of its trials, temptations, pits and snares, successes and failures, “Why do I have to sit?”  Well, unless you are terribly clever or ridiculously defiant, you probably haven’t asked that […]