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365 days of SL, day 160

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Aug. 21st, 2012 | 02:02 pm

365 days of SL, day 160:

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I was extremely tired for most of the evening last night — had a hard time keeping myself from falling asleep until I popped in some caffeinated chocolate, in fact (it was a bit better after that), and as a result, I didn't do much on SL even though I would've had the opportunity to explore.

I did poke around a bit in the Snowlands again, though, and I was amused to find another of those giant crystals — the same kind already seen on Heterocera on day 147 and Jeogeot on day 44. I still don't know if there's any significance to these, but they look nice.

I also found that this particular specimen at least glows in the dark:

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Which is rather neat in itself.

Outside of that, the Snowlands, much as I like the idea of a snow-covered area, still aren't looking that great; I had to derender quite some ugly wood-textured clutter here already, and missed some (visible in the first screenshot above the trees on the left) that I couldn't derender because it was in the next sim.

The clutter, BTW, was found on a parcel right next to the road that was nevertheless walled off by means of a security system: upon entering, you got a message telling you to leave, and then were ejected and banned (!) pretty much immediately afterwards before you could even react. Why people don't just disallow access to their parcel I don't understand — or, for that matter, why people who want that much privacy get a parcel on the mainland RIGHT NEXT to a Linden road in the first place.

But together with the clutter that that person left lying around, it gives you a pretty good first impression — which is to say one that isn't actually very good.

Location: Heaton (101, 210, 92) (Protected Land)

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from: porsupah
date: Aug. 21st, 2012 01:58 pm (UTC)

Hm! I wonder if it's the same crystal designer as I encountered a while back.. might not be, of course - the concept's hardly going to be unique. A very pleasant effect, in any event. ^_^

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from: schnee
date: Aug. 21st, 2012 02:59 pm (UTC)

Oh, could be — who knows! Would be fun to find out, though; I should see if I can work out where you get these crystals, anyway, for when you want to put some up on your own land.

And that's a very nice screenshot. :)

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