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8 hours ago, LittleMe Jewell said:

Found the old pics on Flickr of 2 different high CI gowns.

This red one was a Christmas store gift and weighs in at just shy of 600,000:

Old Christmas Gown found during Inventory cleaning

 

 

I remember that dress. I used it long ago in a drag queen contest. 😁

You wear it a lot better. For sure.

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I've posted in this thread before but here's my new profile picture after finally completing the mission of attempting to make my avatar look like the real me, or as close as I can get with the skin, hair, HD features/attachments, and the mesh head slider limitations. Why am I doing this, you may wonder?... "Who in their right mind would try to make their avatar look like the real them? That's just weird and defeats the purpose of having a Second Life of fantasy and alternative expression, right?" Well...

It's in immersion and therapeutic thing for me. Full disclosure: In the real world, I'm a hermit/hikikomori, I'm on the Autism Spectrum (Mild - Aspergers) with questionable social skills, extreme social anxiety and low self-esteem. My idea was to be able to insert 'myself' into the virtual world, and then seeing 'myself' doing things in Second Life that I struggle doing in real life such as; socializing, hanging out in groups, performing live in crowds, going "out" more, etc. will hopefully help boost my confidence and maybe, If I can see 'myself' doing all these things successfully in the virtual world, maybe some day I will have the courage to attempt to do it in the real world - and if not, it still makes my virtual experiences much more immersive, for me (more on that below). Who needs social rehab and therapy when we have Second Life? You're all my therapists... (LOL?)

Social struggles aside; seeing a representation of my real self, exploring and doing things in the virtual world also makes me feel more immersed and connected to everything - as If I'm really *here* doing it. I know it's not real. This is not real life, but I've read somewhere that the subconscious mind cannot tell the difference when it comes to our experiences, be they real or virtual, and we experience the same or similar emotions in response to these experiences. So this is an interesting experiment for me.

I'm Including a screenshot of my RL Instagram profile for reference. Does my avatar look like me? Mission accomplished?

 

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55 minutes ago, Rowan Amore said:

Red's Mystery Shack

Ignore the fact I didn't edit my arm/sleeve.  😁

I didn't notice the sleeve thing, but I did love how this clicked to be enormous on Flickr and all the lovely detail. Really effective setting, and smashing detail on those flares. 

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22 minutes ago, JeromFranzic said:

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Now you've just reminded me why I logged in about five hours ago. I meant to go to a shopping event that someone else mentioned here on the forums, thinking I would go full-on fantasy for a week or two. I got a Fifty Five Linden notecard and was off with the fairies - shopping! Tired out and spent up I logged out. (I want to say LOL but I think that's very outdated). 

Love your avatar, especially the contrasting boots.  Looks perfect there on the fantasy region.

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2 hours ago, davidventer said:

I've posted in this thread before but here's my new profile picture after finally completing the mission of attempting to make my avatar look like the real me, or as close as I can get with the skin, hair, HD features/attachments, and the mesh head slider limitations. Why am I doing this, you may wonder?... "Who in their right mind would try to make their avatar look like the real them? That's just weird and defeats the purpose of having a Second Life of fantasy and alternative expression, right?" Well...

It's in immersion and therapeutic thing for me. Full disclosure: In the real world, I'm a hermit/hikikomori, I'm on the Autism Spectrum (Mild - Aspergers) with questionable social skills, extreme social anxiety and low self-esteem. My idea was to be able to insert 'myself' into the virtual world, and then seeing 'myself' doing things in Second Life that I struggle doing in real life such as; socializing, hanging out in groups, performing live in crowds, going "out" more, etc. will hopefully help boost my confidence and maybe, If I can see 'myself' doing all these things successfully in the virtual world, maybe some day I will have the courage to attempt to do it in the real world - and if not, it still makes my virtual experiences much more immersive, for me (more on that below). Who needs social rehab and therapy when we have Second Life? You're all my therapists... (LOL?)

Social struggles aside; seeing a representation of my real self, exploring and doing things in the virtual world also makes me feel more immersed and connected to everything - as If I'm really *here* doing it. I know it's not real. This is not real life, but I've read somewhere that the subconscious mind cannot tell the difference when it comes to our experiences, be they real or virtual, and we experience the same or similar emotions in response to these experiences. So this is an interesting experiment for me.

I'm Including a screenshot of my RL Instagram profile for reference. Does my avatar look like me? Mission accomplished?

 

EB66803E-D4BB-4991-ABA9-17F0FB11C245.jpg

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You did a fantastic job! I wish you well with your journey in SL. (:

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It's important to have matching Mohawks between worlds.  I'll have to match the shirts next time.   Oh, and that's the Bike that got totaled this last July 2021, month after pay off, day before birthday and on way to Neurosurgeon to discuss removing the final bullet fragment in my lower spinal cord.   So that pushed it out to this year.   Man, the ER and hospital was over stuffed and crazy.  So, I'll have to do a new bike pic too and find the matching bike in SL.     

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8 hours ago, davidventer said:

I've posted in this thread before but here's my new profile picture after finally completing the mission of attempting to make my avatar look like the real me, or as close as I can get with the skin, hair, HD features/attachments, and the mesh head slider limitations. Why am I doing this, you may wonder?... "Who in their right mind would try to make their avatar look like the real them? That's just weird and defeats the purpose of having a Second Life of fantasy and alternative expression, right?" Well...

It's in immersion and therapeutic thing for me. Full disclosure: In the real world, I'm a hermit/hikikomori, I'm on the Autism Spectrum (Mild - Aspergers) with questionable social skills, extreme social anxiety and low self-esteem. My idea was to be able to insert 'myself' into the virtual world, and then seeing 'myself' doing things in Second Life that I struggle doing in real life such as; socializing, hanging out in groups, performing live in crowds, going "out" more, etc. will hopefully help boost my confidence and maybe, If I can see 'myself' doing all these things successfully in the virtual world, maybe some day I will have the courage to attempt to do it in the real world - and if not, it still makes my virtual experiences much more immersive, for me (more on that below). Who needs social rehab and therapy when we have Second Life? You're all my therapists... (LOL?)

Social struggles aside; seeing a representation of my real self, exploring and doing things in the virtual world also makes me feel more immersed and connected to everything - as If I'm really *here* doing it. I know it's not real. This is not real life, but I've read somewhere that the subconscious mind cannot tell the difference when it comes to our experiences, be they real or virtual, and we experience the same or similar emotions in response to these experiences. So this is an interesting experiment for me.

I'm Including a screenshot of my RL Instagram profile for reference. Does my avatar look like me? Mission accomplished?

 

EB66803E-D4BB-4991-ABA9-17F0FB11C245.jpg

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Excellent translation!

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6 hours ago, Marigold Devin said:

Now you've just reminded me why I logged in about five hours ago. I meant to go to a shopping event that someone else mentioned here on the forums, thinking I would go full-on fantasy for a week or two. I got a Fifty Five Linden notecard and was off with the fairies - shopping! Tired out and spent up I logged out. (I want to say LOL but I think that's very outdated). 

Love your avatar, especially the contrasting boots.  Looks perfect there on the fantasy region.

It's Fifi La Fume, one of the Tiny Toon Adventures characters.

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