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« on: June 27, 2007, 09:51:57 AM »
An extremely good idea-I have to compliment both Trixxiee for the suggestion and yourself for carrying it through. I am watching this space intently.
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2007, 04:58:38 PM »
This is a fantastic idea! I have one question though: Will the new people not be allowed into SPii until they have a buddy?

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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2007, 05:09:23 PM »
I'd love to help but then who would want to go round with me :p

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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2007, 06:43:47 PM »
Hi everyone - Topper - I'll go with you if none of the Sparkers2 want to lol
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« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2007, 07:16:52 PM »
I might just be able to convert you to minamilsem  >:D and there might just be a chance that that I could look at nature as the ultimate form of beauty  >:D  >:D

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2007, 04:59:46 AM »
This is a fantastic idea! I have one question though: Will the new people not be allowed into SPii until they have a buddy?

That is the plan - and the first time they go in-world they should be accompanied by their buddy so that they can get to know each other a bit better, the buddy can introduce them to other new folk and can explain where to go for help and to get freebie stuff, etc.

One of the things I want buddies to do is to remind new folk of the importance of continuing to use the wiki, forum and SLog alongside SPii.

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2007, 12:27:51 PM »
I have the problem that my time in SPii is very intermittent and completely unpredictable, but I'd still like to be a buddy. Is there any way I could be a sort of forum/wiki buddy, seeing as getting into Schome Park is far from easy, and probably means I wouldn't be much help there?
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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #7 on: June 28, 2007, 04:39:41 PM »
Well maybe it would help if you were buddy to someone in the same position?
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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #8 on: June 28, 2007, 06:53:27 PM »
I have the problem that my time in SPii is very intermittent and completely unpredictable, but I'd still like to be a buddy. Is there any way I could be a sort of forum/wiki buddy, seeing as getting into Schome Park is far from easy, and probably means I wouldn't be much help there?

I think you could certainly think of yourself as the meeter and greeter of new folk - who helps them find their way around in the wiki and forum.

It is critical that folk use the wiki and forum alongside SPii - the evidence is very clear that those folk who use all three gain much more from the experience.

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« Reply #9 on: June 28, 2007, 07:06:42 PM »
I dident realied what I had missed until the end of the progect. My posts went up by 100 in 10 day I think. It is important we use all 4 as the SLog can also be used to aid the experience.

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2007, 07:09:12 PM »
I dident realied what I had missed until the end of the progect. My posts went up by 100 in 10 day I think. It is important we use all 4 as the SLog can also be used to aid the experience.

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Good point - thank you for mentioning the importance of the SLog.

We are still sorting out registering new folk to use the SLog - but as soon as we have done so we will be encouraging buddies to encourage their partner to make full use of it too.

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2007, 07:11:39 PM »
Just so you know - I have just registered 6 new adult avatars - these folk are coming in to SPii (and the forum/wiki) to help support you in a range of different areas.

As with all newbies I have asked them to get themselves a buddy before they go in-world - so be nice to them - remember they are adults and may find the technology a bit of a challenge (though most of them have been operating in SL in the Main Grid for a while).   lol

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2007, 07:22:14 PM »
Ooh, as unofficial meeter and greeter, can I set up a "PM the newbies" service? Or would that just be annoying? lol

So yes, I will be on hand to um...aide...the forum/wiki experience...like a travel brochure.

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #13 on: June 28, 2007, 07:25:41 PM »
Ooh, as unofficial meeter and greeter, can I set up a "PM the newbies" service? Or would that just be annoying? lol

So yes, I will be on hand to um...aide...the forum/wiki experience...like a travel brochure.

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I think some of the newbies are a bit hesitant - so a PM might be just what they need to help break the ice and encourage them to post a message in Welcome to SPii

Good idea.

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Re: Hawaiian Shirts chatting about Welcome to SPii
« Reply #14 on: June 28, 2007, 07:31:26 PM »
Thanks. Now I need to work out who's new...
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