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Rolig Loon

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  1. Yeah, I didn't say there was a lot of hope. There's an odd chance that the creator might say, "Oh, all you have to do is push the blue button," but many creators won't be eager to deal with anyone but the person who bought the skybox. It can't hurt to ask.
  2. Unless you are very lucky (or the scripter who made your stage was either lazy or clumsy) it will be extremely diffficult to figure out what channel it might accept a command on, if it is even scripted to accept a chat command at all. Its script is probably not modifiable, so you can't peek into it to either identify the channel or change it.
  3. You'll get a lot of wild guesses, but I would be surprised if anyone here knows the right answer. There are many ways to script a skybox, and many ways for any of them to do something unpredictable. I suppose you have already tried selecting those unwanted items and either deleting or returning them. That probably wouldn't break the skybox. If that doesn't work, all I can suggest is to contact the creator who made the skybox or the furniture and ask.
  4. IIRC, Linden Lab stopped publishing demographic statistics in about 2008. Up till then, you could find out the distribution of ages, gender, and nationalities in SL easily. I have no idea why they were discontinued, although I'm sure there are conspiracy theorists who could tell you. My guess is that those data were self-reported. In the days before they started simply asking whether you are over 18, Linden Lab used to ask you to enter your birthdate when you joined, for example. From my own dim memory, I recall that the average age at that time was just slightly south of 40. It wouldn't surprise me to find that it still is. Most of the people I know personally in SL are well above 40 -- yes, a self-selected population, but it's the only current statistic I can offer -- and a very high number have been in SL for a long time.
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    Land Objects

    It looks like you have a temp-rezzer on the parcel, creating objects that last a brief time, are destroyed (or self-destruct) a short time later, and are then rezzed again, repeatedly. Many region owners forbid those because they add to server load and can be used to give a parcel owner a slight L.I. bonus at the expense of other parcels on the region. Yours might not (or you might be the region owner, I suppose). A temp rezzer could be used for all sorts of things that have to keep creating new objects ( think of machines that serve tennis balls, maybe ). The object might not necessarily be a temp-rezzer (in the sense that it regenerates object continuously), but could still rezz new objects when you trigger them manually or with a timer (think of vendors that produce demo objects in a display or a dining table that rezzes a meal when you sit down). If you or a visitor have been using weapons that fire physical bullets, those will add to your L.I. until they self-destruct seconds later.
  6. I buy things when I need them, usually for something I am working on, and then I get really picky about quality. On a very rare occasion I will go out shopping for something specific like shoes and come back with a dress that caught my eye, but that's pretty rare. I'm not an impulse buyer.
  7. You can choose any body you like for your avatar and can change it as often as you like. Be a tall blonde one day, a dragon the next, a robot or an alien the next, and a child avi the fourth day. Your account doesn't care which body you wear. You can read all of the rules about child avatars here >>> http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Linden_Lab_Official:Clarification_of_policy_disallowing_ageplay . You will notice that it says nothing at all about partnering. It also says nothing at all about the rules that individual landowners can make about whether child avs are welcome. A landowner can always make local conditions that are more stringent than Linden Lab's.
  8. That's quite true. That's why I said that it's not practical to use local storage if you are trying to track traffic stats on a busy parcel. Traffic in your own house is likely to be pretty light, though, so it's a decent idea for that sort of place. Mine own greeter/counter can store stats for something like 1000 visitors before it starts lopping off the oldest ones to make space, so it's not bad for a private home or a quiet area. Because it always checks free memory, it never gets close enough to being so full that it crashes.
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    Home rating

    L'il is right. Ratings are set at the region level. Private estates can be set to any level, at the discretion of the owner. Mainland regions cannot be.
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    Linden Home

    Normally, I would say that the smartest thing to do is submit a support case or Contact Live Chat, but it is now late on a Friday. Your chances of getting a response before Monday are slim, and Live Chat isn't even available until then. Unfortunately, any Linden or Mole who might notice your question here won't have a clue where to go either, because you didn't even mention the region. All I can suggest is to try restarting your mailbox (Click and hold on it for at least 5 seconds). If the problem is the mailbox itself, that could fix it. Otherwise, wait till Monday.
  11. At the heart of it, the problem is that many people who are new to SL think of the LindeX as a store or a bank of some kind. They think that they can just walk in, hand LindeX some USD, and walk out with L$. The LindeX does work that way if you are willing to use the Market Buy option, because you are essentially telling the system to buy L$ at whatever the current price is. The LindeX is a currency exchange, though, not a shop or a bank. You are trading USD for L$ with other SL residents. If you use the Limit Buy (Best Buy) option, you are offering to buy L$ at a specific price and asking other residents to sell them to you. If your offer is better than anyone else's, the sale will go through rather quickly. If not, you have to get in line and wait until there's nobody with a better offer ahead of you. Even when your offer is finally reasonable, you still have to wait until residents who made that same offer before you get their L$. So, as Lindal says, your best strategy is to make an offer that is better than the price you would pay with the Market Buy option, but not so low that you'll have to wait until the end of time for it to fill. That's generally a price that is one of the top two in the chart at the bottom of the screen when you have the Buy L$ page open: In this case, L$253/US$1.00 is probably your best bet, although you could get an even faster purchase at L$252/US$1.00. The few orders currently open at that rate will have to fill before yours, but you'll be ahead of the huge crowd wanting to buy at L$254/US$1.00 and still getting your L$ for a much better price than people using the Market Buy rate, which is about L$244/US$1.00.
  12. Unless you are dealing with a high traffic area, so you expect to generate a huge amount of data and need to save it for a long time, you don't truly need to go to great extremes. Systems like the ones you describe or that Wulfie is thinking about are necessary if you are running a club or an in-world shop that gets a lot of business. If you're just interested in finding out how long someone stays in your house, and you don't really care about saving reams of data until you log in to weeks from now, you can probably collect the information you need and put it into the Description field of a prim somewhere -- or IM/e-mail it to yourself periodically. You can modify almost any greeter/counter script to do that. My own counter in the script library is ten years old now but could do the job with a little tweaking. It has the advantage of having a fairly high capacity, as long as you don't care about saving visitor names.
  13. It's very hard to guess which of the "all necessary actions" you have done. When people have this sort of problem, though, it often boils down to one of these issues: 1. You have a PayPal account but PayPal has not verified that it is backed up by a bank account or a credit card account. 2. You are not using an approved credit card. 3. You are trying to use a prepaid card or a debit card (most are not acceptable). 4. Your PayPal account does not have a sufficient balance to cover your purchase. 5. You are trying to buy more L$ than your current limit allows. I suggest reviewing If you still have unanswered questions, call the LL billing office. The billing team is available from 6am to 3pm PST, Monday through Friday. Call toll-free in the US/Canada: 800-294-1067 or 703-286-6277
  14. It's been like that for years. I drop my own quick script into a linkset to determine link/face numbers when I need them. default { touch_start(integer num) { integer iLN = llDetectedLinkNumber(0); llSay(0, "Touched Link " + (string)iLN + "( " + llGetLinkName(iLN) + " ) on face " + (string)llDetectedTouchFace(0)); vector Color = llList2Vector(llGetLinkPrimitiveParams(llDetectedLinkNumber(0),[PRIM_COLOR,llDetectedTouchFace(0)]),0); llSay(0, "Color = " + (string)Color); } }
  15. Right now, it's probably not using any channel at all, since it's not having to listen to some other object or person. If you want to make it respond to a HUD, you'll have to add that capability to both scripts (assuming that you have mod perms for your current script).
  16. Well, then..... I'm out. Hair that long is a tangly pain.
  17. When something like that happens, my first thoughts are: 1. Try going to a different region. 2. Try uploading with a different viewer. oh, and 3. Relog
  18. Mine either, but I don't ever want to change my perfect name anyway. 😛 And @Beth Macbain, if I was really interested in making a band name, I'd probably go with Peppermint Rumrunner, especially if I could find a drummer named Crisp Wumpkins.
  19. Well, if I were to become premium, I might consider being Mysterious Puddle or Banana Pancake or maybe even Salty Wayfarer. Might as well double up on last names.
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    venda de dolares

    Pode ser necessĂĄrio ter paciĂȘncia enquanto Tilia revisa seus documentos. Ou vocĂȘ pode enviar um caso de suporte para perguntar sobre o status de sua revisĂŁo. De qualquer forma, ninguĂ©m aqui pode lhe dizer a resposta real. Somos todos residentes da SL como vocĂȘ.
  21. Nothing has really changed, though. The money was given without expecting anything in return, even acknowledgment. It was a gift. Regardless of what the donor may have had in mind, I think you should be grateful rather than feeling tainted or obliged to make any response. Treat it as a kind gesture or at the very least -- in the words of Woody Allen (?) -- "Don't ask questions; just take the money and run."
  22. Be a little patient with those people. I've known quite a few who have weak eyesight or unreliable balance and are a bit scared to make that first step. You don't have to be old to worry about falling either. I've seen little kids, pregnant women, and men with their arms full hesitate at the start or end of an escalator. Don't be patient with those people. That's what your elbows are for.
  23. Building on the unsolicited advice that I posted yesterday... 13. If you use a script that someone else wrote, dissect it and study it very carefully until you understand how it works. Perhaps add your own comment statements as you figure out what the scripter is doing. This is for self-protection as much as for building your skill set. Other scripters can make mistakes or have blind spots too, so you should be alert to avoid accepting their work blindly. Who knows? You might actually improve on it.
  24. I Might Be Crazy, but perhaps Moles Bury Candy so Maybe Bellisserian Chocolate? ( Maddened By Co-Vid, My Brain Craves it. )
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