SL Etiquette 101: Politics in Second Life

Kultivate’s Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, Jessi is back with another SL Etiquette 101. This time she discusses politics in Second Life:

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The 2016 election was quite polarizing in America. Whether you are a democrat or a republican, you may have found yourself drawn into the political debate in real life, on social media, and in Second Life. I conducted a poll back in February to gauge the mood of Second Lifers, to see if they felt politics should be talked about in Second Life.

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SL Etiquette 101 Poll: Does Politics Belong in Second Life?

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Hi everyone! I am back with a piece on SL Etiquette 101! With the recent commentary about politics in Second Life from social media, to Linden Labs’ statement about the recent immigration changes by President Trump, politics is on everyone’s minds. My next SL Etiquette 101 article will address how to talk about politics in Second Life, but before I write this article, I would like some feedback. I am asking that Kultivate’s readers take the quick poll below. The poll will be up for about 5 days. Thanks to everyone who responds!

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SL Etiquette 101: Regifting

Kultivate’s Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, Jessi, is back with another SL Etiquette 101, this time she discusses regifting:

Welcome to another helping of SL Etiquette 101! This time I am going to discuss regifting. Regifting occurs in real life and with the popularity of gachas, it occurs in Second Life as well. So should you regift or not? Consider the following points:

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SL Etiquette 101-Christmas Cards in Second Life

Kultivate Marketing & Social Media Coordinator Jessii is back with another SL Etiquette 101! This time she discusses Chrsitmas Card Etiquette:

Welcome to another SL Etiquette 101! After a hiatus due to real life, I am back and hopefully will be for good! For the next few days I will post some Christmas and holiday etiquette tips to help you get through a fun but sometimes exhausting period in both our real and Second Lives! Today’s topic is on Christmas Cards in Second Life.

We all love Christmas Cards in real life, at least I do! In Second Life it is common to receive Christmas Cards in many forms. From textures to notecards to even interactive object type cards! You will soon find your inventory is overflowing with the cards and of course you may wish to reciprocate and send your own card. Here are a few tips for both senders and receivers of Christmas Cards:

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Date in Second Life Part 3

Kultivate Marketing and Social Media Coordinator Jessii Warrhol is back with another edition of SL Etiquette 101! This time she finishes her series on how to date in Second Life, with a focus on where to go on a date:

We have come to the end of this series, How to Date in Second Life. But do not fret, I am sure that this is a topic that will be revisited in the future and you can recap parts 1 and 2. In our last installment I will focus on where to take that special someone on a date.

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Date in Second Life Part 2

Kultivate Marketing and Social Media Coordinator Jessii Warrhol is back with another edition of SL Etiquette 101! This time she continues her series on how to date in Second Life, with a focus on appearance:

Hi everyone! I am back for another dish of SL Etiquette 101! This is a continuation of our How to Date in Second Life series. Part one focused on communication. In this section I will focus on avatar appearance.

In real life we all want to date someone who looks decent and nice and the same is true in Second Life. This does not mean you have to spend a fortune on your avatar, it just means that you need to create your avatar as a reflection of the type of person you would like to date and possibly partner.

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Date in Second Life Part 1

Kultivate Marketing and Social Media Coordinator Jessii Warrhol is back with another edition of SL Etiquette 101! This time she discusses how to date in Second Life, with a focus on communication:

Most of us would love a partner or even a spouse in Second Life! Of course this may be just as hard to find as it can be in real life. I have had my share of partners and even married twice in Second Life, before giving up dating and marriage in Second Life all together (due to getting married in real life and not really spending the same amount of time as I once did in Second Life).

I have decided to make this a 3 part series and will focus on communication, appearance, and dating. For this first part I decided to start with communication.

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SL Etiquette 101: Perfecting Your SL Profile

Windlight Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, Jessi, is back with another SL Etiquette post! This time she explores SL Profiles:

Hi everyone! I am back with another slice of SL Etiquette 101, this time I am going to cover tips on how to perfect your SL profile. Please note that your profile is yours and that this article is merely tips to help a variety of people who may want to gear their profile towards a specific genre in Second Life.

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Handle Gossip & Rumors

Windlight Magazine’s Marketing Coordinator, Jessi is back with another SL Etiquette 101! This time she discusses how to handle gossip and rumors in Second Life:

Welcome to another helping of SL Etiquette 101! In this edition, I will discuss how to handle gossiping and rumors from both sides of the equation…

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Imagine that you are logging into Second Life from a very long day at work, you are looking forward to spending time with your friends or just relaxing in world. Once you log in, you notice several off lines and two notecards listed as urgent in your inventory. You open up the notecards and see that someone has started a nasty rumor about you. You next read the flashing ims and also find out that someone you trusted, has started to gossip about you to others. What do you do?

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SL Etiquette 101: Stop the Mass TP’s!

Hi everyone! I am back with another side of SL Etiquette 101!

Imagine that you are with your loved one, both of you are in the nude and in that special place…you both start to get into the sensual mood…you begin typing away and noticed that your other half is vanished…you instantly im her and she says angrily, I accidentally took a mass tp..

The above scenario has more than likely happened to you or someone you know and I am here to explain how you can deal with mass teleports on both sides.

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Deal With the Competition

Windlight Marketing Coordinator, Jessi, is back with another article for SL Etiquette 101! This time she discusses how to deal with competitors and competition in Second Life.

Welcome to another helping of SL Etiquette 101! This time I will discuss how to deal with competitors and overall competition in Second Life.

In real life competition is a way of life and in Second Life, expect the same thing. Competition in Second Life can be fierce and ugly “wars” can persist as everyone fights for a bit of the Second Life population to purchase or use their business products and services.

So how can you handle competition in a way that does not give you stress or headaches? I will tell you how!

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Deal With Bad Customer Service

In the last  SL Etiquette 101, I discussed how to deal with irate and difficult customers. As promised I am back with tips on how  you the customer can handle bad customer service in Second Life.

I have heard numerous stories of how friends have been on the receiving end of bad customer service in Second Life. From dealing with rude club managers to buying items from the marketplace that were not as described or pictured. Bad customer service can leave you frustrated, annoyed, and even quite angry and here is how you can channel these emotions to resolve any issues you may have with a Second Life business or organization:

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SL Etiquette 101: Dealing With Irate and Difficult Customers

I have many friends who are designers and creators in Second Life. Many have stories of dealing with irate and difficult customers. In this slice of SL Etiquette 101, I will discuss how to deal with irate and difficult customers.

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Handle Being Banned

Hello Windlight Readers! In this helping of SL Etiquette 101, I will discuss how to handle being banned from a location in Second Life.

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SL Etiquette 101: How to Handle Performer Cancellations & No Shows

Hi to all of the Windlight Readers! I am back with a second helping of SL Etiquette 101! As promised I will discuss how to handle performer cancellations and no shows.

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SL Etiquette 101: Dealing With Hecklers and Griefers

Welcome to a new series, SL Etiquette 101, which will be written by our marketing coordinator, Jessii2009 Warrhol, who is no stranger to event planning in both real life and SL! Jessi will talk about a series of topics that relate to SL Etiquette. For her first column she is going to discuss how you can deal with hecklers from both an event coordinator and an event attendee point of view:

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