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I don’t know if this is the right place to ask this but whatever. What is a person who’s not a huge role player supposed to do here? All the good jobs and opportunities require detailed role playing. I seriously need some help here

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I’m indeed not sure if you posted in the right place. Were you a new account I’d gather you mean the whole of SL, and point out that roleplaying is far from the only activity to perform, either professionally or for fun; there’s plenty of jobs that need no RP whatsoever—designer, DJ, landlord, etc.

Perhaps clarify if that was the intent of your question?

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4 hours ago, dznoir said:

I don’t know if this is the right place to ask this but whatever. What is a person who’s not a huge role player supposed to do here? All the good jobs and opportunities require detailed role playing. I seriously need some help here

I've never role played a day of my SLife and I've been here since 2007.   I also don't have any sort of job -- totally a consumer in this environment.

I shop, do hunts, go out dancing, play Barbie Dress-Up, etc....

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22 hours ago, dznoir said:

I don’t know if this is the right place to ask this but whatever. What is a person who’s not a huge role player supposed to do here? All the good jobs and opportunities require detailed role playing. I seriously need some help here

Jobs in roleplay are fake jobs. You would not get paid real money for them, at best it would be some kind of "points" to be used within the roleplay.

If they are offering real money but in very small amounts, it's not a job either, you're being exploited for traffic figures. 

There are not many real jobs in SL. The ones that are real, are mostly self-employed. Create content, run your own store. You'll need to already be very skilled at making that content, whether it's 3d mesh modelling, scripting, mo-cap animation etc.  Then there are the non-creative jobs which is really limited to DJ, club host, club owner, sex worker. These people do not get paid a regular wage, they work for tips/donations.

Most people (probably 99% of people) in SL do not have a job. If they want money, they buy it with a credit card or Paypal. Or they manage on freebies alone, without any money at all.

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The question you need to ask yourself @dznoir is "what do you want to do?"

What drew you to Second Life in the first place? What is it that you are in Second Life for?

Once you can answer those for yourself then the question of "What is a person who’s not a huge role player supposed to do here?"  is going to answer itself.

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When I first explored SL(2005) I was a college instructor, and would mentor students through the beginnings of virtual world/game development (CG side). That was fun. If you've been in SL longer than a week, you can help day-old n000bs through the initial frustrations. It's a service job, it doesn't pay well (at all) but it is rife with benefits. The best way to learn is to teach. 

I learned to cobble prims (build) pretty early on. Somebody told me that female avatars sell more (hindsight--not true) so I set up a female business avatar and opened a store. I built nothing astonishing but the marketplace store is still up and even though she doesn't build anymore I still sell things from it. Over the course of 12 years (her age) I (she) have sold thousands of lindens worth of stuff. She also pole-danced and hosted for a short period of time, but that felt cliche and inauthentic (RL guy in a Female Avi duh!) so I gave that up for lent. . 

My current avatar is my primary building avatar now. I am deep into self-teaching myself Blender. I sell mesh items with him and am in the process of starting a new store with mesh items. In RL I am a professional illustrator working in trade-publishing and advertising. It may come as a surprise that I do not (as a rule) draw/paint/sell my art in SL. I come here to escape the grind, not turn it into another profit center. I sell enough to keep myself in pocket lindens and pay for a premium account. If you are not looking to get rich in SL there are lots of ways to do it. 

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On 1/5/2021 at 11:12 AM, dznoir said:

I don’t know if this is the right place to ask this but whatever. What is a person who’s not a huge role player supposed to do here? All the good jobs and opportunities require detailed role playing. I seriously need some help here

None of them are "good jobs and opportunities". The only jobs I can think of that require a decent roleplay skill are dancers and escorts. Two jobs, both of which are often not even that profitable, compared to the invested time. In general you should only pick up any work in SL, if you enjoy doing what you do. This isn't just a work simulation afterall.

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