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What It Is and Why Region Say is Better – an exploration of Say, Shout, and Region Say

When we type in local chat in SL, we have several different options.  When we talk, we can:       whisper….heard by everyone within 10 meters by using Shift-Enter on Firestorm. Say….. heard by everyone within 20 meters by … Continue reading

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Gadget Ninja Spotlight ~ Camera Position HUDs…for more than peeking in your neighbor’s window…

I was looking for information and dug up this handy gem.  Re-posting it here.  Enjoy! Confessions of a gadget addict…Yes, I love tools. My heart races as I scour marketplace for gadgets that can be used for creations and performances. … Continue reading

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Basic Skills for the New Dancer, and what happens when I make assumptions…

Teaching dance in SL is one of the most rewarding things I do here in this world.  In the act of sharing with others, I am also learning.  I hope my enthusiasm in teaching inspires others, as their enthusiasm in … Continue reading

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Geek alert – Metabolt and Dance alts

I am a geek.  I love being a geek.  I’ve always sought ways to do things better and faster with a computer.  That’s what I do RL.  Second Life is a mecca for me and the geekdom I’m surrounded with.  … Continue reading

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Beginning Your Own Troupe/Venue – thoughts, suggestions, and observations

I was recently approached by someone creating their own troupe and asked for suggestions.  After sitting and thinking for a while, this was my reply: “You got to know when to hold ’em,Know when to fold ’em, Know when to … Continue reading

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Choreography Examples – Work Song

At times I find myself teaching the technical aspects during workshops, while my heart wants to share the art of it – as was taught to me over many years, many teachers, in both worlds.  I am not a professional … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting – Costume Assistant

Troubleshooting when the Costume Assistant doesn’t respond: Basic things to check: Check the channel it’s listening on.  The wearer can touch the costume assistant and it will pop up with the current channel.  This can be changed in the configuration … Continue reading

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