Sunday, March 4, 2012

2013 1stHELP: How do I find: friends, places, adult places, events in SL? 2012

How do I find: 
friends, places, adult places, events in SL?
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Search window
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Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl + f 
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  • Friends you know from elsewhere
  • People you will want as friends
  • Places that will interest you
  • Adult places
  • Events

You can also get this search window in your browser at my.secondlife.com  
If you select a link in Second Life, the system will try to open your SL viewer.
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Friends you know from elsewhere
  • You need to know the Second Life username.
  • People who have been in SL for a long time may have a first and last name
  • Like thinkerer.melville.  
  • Sometimes you need the dot in between.  Sometimes you don't.
  • People in SL can also have a display name.  They change that sometimes.
  • Search on the username.
  • If your first search does not help, narrow the search to people.
  • If you still can't find your friend, ask your friend to find you.
People you will want as friends
Places that will interest you
Adult places-- To find adult content you have to:
  • Be registered as adult (over 18), as indicated by your birth date
  • Have set your preferences to say you want to see adult content
  • Use search when you are inworld
  • Check the adult box in the search window
  • Sex in Second Life. Find and access adult places
Events
  • Click the Events button in the Header menu above
  • Check the  home pages of friends with similar interests
Communication
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  • What do we do in Virtual Worlds? 
  • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right 
  • Google search this blog, column on right
  • or put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end of the search terms
  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
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  • This blog is not affiliated with Second Life or anything else.  
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