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Offline Marsbar9 Schomer

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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2008, 12:00:45 PM »
In fact I'm pretty sure the TSL site mentions "playing Second Life" - so that wouldn't help either lol
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2008, 12:19:49 PM »
No. Linden Lab is very explicit about not using that word. There is no reference to "playing second life" - although there are plenty to playing music, videos, etc. and plenty of comments from residents on the blog that use the term.
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #32 on: June 08, 2008, 12:37:01 PM »
No I'm sure it said that - let me check :P


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Teen Second Life is an international gathering place for teens 13-17 to make friends and to play, learn and create.
- but I'm sure it said it somewhere else as well.
« Last Edit: June 08, 2008, 12:41:31 PM by Marsbar9 Schomer »
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #33 on: June 08, 2008, 12:42:08 PM »
Mars, my nephew works the whole day; 12 hours lifting and packing, 12 hours playing Poker :P

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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #34 on: June 08, 2008, 12:42:59 PM »

That's not a refference to playing second life, it's a refference to playing in second life

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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #35 on: June 08, 2008, 12:44:46 PM »
Mars, my nephew works the whole day; 12 hours lifting and packing, 12 hours playing Poker :P

No chance of getting him in it then ;)


That's not a refference to playing second life, it's a refference to playing in second life
Yes, but playing still creates the "illusion" of a game :P
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #36 on: June 08, 2008, 12:47:46 PM »

yes, a game within second life which is.. well a platform, even though OED defines platform (well the only close meaning) as a platform within a game blah blah etc

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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #37 on: June 08, 2008, 07:44:22 PM »
The notes for parents on Teen Second Life say

"Does It Cost Anything to Play Teen Second Life?
A single Basic account is completely FREE, and includes access to events, shopping, building, scripting - everything you can do in Teen Second Life. The free Basic account is good for a lifetime of play. Start your teen with a free account today! "

http://teen.secondlife.com/parents
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #38 on: June 08, 2008, 08:23:29 PM »
I had a chance to talk face-to-face with my nephew today, sadly, he was drunk and had blood pooling everywhere from a broken nose. This bides us time in forming the check-mate :p
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #39 on: June 08, 2008, 09:41:54 PM »
That doesn't count. You have to use simplified language for parents - it's a well known fact. :P
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #40 on: June 09, 2008, 10:39:11 AM »
That I agree with! I had to teach my folks how to use an iPod (even though i've never used them myself)

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Me: Right, if I reprogram the genetic algo to try and create a rudimentary digestive track, then the food creation system may be more successful...

Father: O.o

Mother: Forget that, I want to play Bingo!


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Me: Really? right, shall I explain the maths behind a neural network, or should I go and get you a card puncher? (Historical fact: Card punchers were effectively the first widely used computers)


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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #41 on: June 09, 2008, 11:55:06 AM »
I am left wondering why you would need a digestive tract to make food.
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #42 on: June 09, 2008, 03:45:17 PM »
two separate things, Kathy.

Not much point creating a rule-based ecosystem of food producing 'plants' if you dont have something to eat them with, no?
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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #43 on: June 09, 2008, 04:23:11 PM »

Not sure I made sense of that, why do the plants need to eat their own food?

And what was the second thing? ???

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Re: The definition of Second Life
« Reply #44 on: June 11, 2008, 02:47:37 PM »
the plant (the plant is the food creator)
and the creature (with a digestive tract)

two sep. things.

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