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365 days of SL, day 333

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Feb. 10th, 2013 | 12:08 pm

365 days of SL, day 333:

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It's day 333 of this project, so a celebration was in order! Being the slacker that I am, I didn't have anything planned, but I then had the magnificent idea of checking if there was a sim called "Celebration".

Turns out there is, and turns out it was a fireworks store — or part of it was, anyway. They had all sorts of demo systems set up, too, which I made generous use of.

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"Say anything you want... in the sky, Schneelocke!" Needless to say, this was part of the demo; I thought it was rather amusing (and a nice touch) to engage the customer personally.

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The effects on the topmost screenshot were from a bunch of party cannons... well, cannons, anyway. :) Cannons that shot flares and bombs and other such things.

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Can you tell I liked these? Here's another screenshot of the sky, with flares.

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There were other demos as well, of course, for instance this Eiffel tower that also came with fireworks. It was quite pretty, really; the ball in the background on the left belongs to a "ball drop" type of thing for New Year's Eve displays.

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There were other areas, too, though.

I went away from the fireworks demonstrations here and around the building you can see in the third screenshot above; there were trees, meadows and bridges over quiet little brooks. The whole area was quite well-illuminated, as you can see, which lent it that "hot summer night" feeling — quite appealing.

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Here's another screenshot I liked; looking across a lake and to the house beyond, with a lamp and a rug for snuggling in the foreground. And a party cannon — can't forget the party cannon. :P

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This is another screenshot that just looked nice. I was too tired to go and actually explore that building, but the way it was illuminated looked nice.

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And this is just a structure I came by on the way back that I also liked.

All in all... I feel a bit bad about the lack of an overarching narrative here, and maybe I should've just stuck to one shot, but I like all of these and wanted to share them. Think of them as a bunch of bonus shots more so than an attempt to provide a comprehensive overview over the area, or document our adventures.

Location: Celebration (71, 169, 21) (DeCuir Creations Fireworks)

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