Monday, February 25, 2013

Tainted No More

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Vonie may have survived Valentine's Day, but he was moping around. I told him somewhere out there was a nice girl who would accept him and his condition. "Believe me," I said, "I know it's not easy being a boy with a curse." He listened as I recanted my own experinces. When I was done, he announced he would make pilgrimage to the graves of our ancestors to pray for a miracle.

When Vonie came back, he excitedly told me about a beautiful girl he met crying in the garden. She looked so sad, he couldn't help but ask what was wrong. Although he was a stranger, she poured out her heart to him. She was grateful someone cared. The boys were mean to her. They pulled her hair and call her "Tainted." He could barely believe it when she shyly confessed her mother was a vampire. He immediately blurted his own "tainted" background. And then the most amazing thing happened, … she smiled.

I hope you liked the tainted series. Couldn't resist making a happy ending. lol. I am wearing the limited edition Valentines's version of the Epic Business Suit. The Red and Black Suit is no longer available, however you can scoop up this excellent suit in black, navy, brown, or grey. Each one comes with a nice texture change hud. You can play with the texture options in the inworld store by clicking on the different buttons on the display model. My posing partner is wearing the new dress from RokumeikaN named after her, Fuli. She was nervous about doing justice to the dress. I think she did great! Looks very cute. The Fuli dress is available in black, green, red, and white. The ribbon changes textures, just click on the bow to change colors.

On Him:
Jacket, Tie, Pants: Epicosity Business Man Suit Red & Black with texture hud [mesh] (750L)
Hair: COLORS 49 MediumGray, Black pack (100L)
Shoes: PixelFashion Bradford Shoes Black [mesh] (390L)
Location: St Illuminatious at Morphe Inc's

On Her:
Dress: +RokumeikaN+ +RMK*Fuli*Red+M [mesh] (250L)
Hair: Lo'Momo Matthiola fatpack with color change bow and 2 bang styles (400L)
Stockings: Ambrosia Lace stockings (1L)
Shoes: G Field Bow Strap Shoes Kate red (180L)
Location: Notre Dame Cathedral
Thanks for your help Fulli!

Friday, February 22, 2013

Friday Deals

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Don't let the sun set on these great deals today in Fifty Liden Friday and Fi*Friday. Run go get!

Coat: DECO His Deathrattle Duster [mesh] (Fifty Linden Friday) (50L) Today Only
Sofa: Soothe 60's sofa (animal series), in 4 fabrics [mesh] (Fi*Friday)(55L) Today Only
Daybead: DIGS Belrose Daybed Singles [mesh] (Fifty Linden Friday) (50L) Today Only

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Spring Elegance at RMK: New Tote Dress

Spring has arrived at RMK! New Tote dress comes in sweet elegant styles of blue and pink.

Dress, hat, chocker: +RokumeikaN+ Tote - pink [mesh]

Dress, hat, chocker: +RokumeikaN+ Tote - blue [mesh]
Additional designers shown: BCC, Curious Kitties, D!va, FTL, JM:Mai, Poetic Colors
Prop:  HPMD Fallen Log - flowers  [mesh]
Location: HPMD

Originally posted to RMK Sim English

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Hunt Report: BareRose Mini Hunt

BareRose has a Valentine's mini hunt until Feb 24. You win a mesh Bride and Groom outfit as well as the wearable kawaii Bremen III band and colored keyboard. This hunt works differently, you hunt based on sound. Turn up your speakers and try to find the Bremen III band members. Have fun! BareRose Main Landing

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

News Report: Group Gift & Freebies 9

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So many great gifts in the month of February, here's a double shot of love!

1) KOOQLA Group Gift 02 Grey (group gift, 10L to join)(free)
2) Gabriel ::GB::Shearling Short Boot [mesh] (group gift)
3) Chop Zuey Great Earth Bracelets, Moments Mens Necklace, Moments Mens Earrings, Kharma Mens Brc, Sky Gld/Slv Mens Set, Kharma Slv Mens Earrings (group gift, 350L to join) Freebird Mens Bracelet Great Earth Choker (free)
4) Trompe Loeil  Framed Square Art Group Gift [mesh] (group gift)
5) Ydea Valentine's and past gifts in men's section. Karl in rotunda [mesh](group gift)
6) Gizza Valentine's Group Gift male (group gift)
7) Francesca Opening gifts: AIR glasses, Forest Feast tree, {anc} shoes, Huit female skin (free)
8) ALB Ethereal necklace, Paolo coat grunge valentine, GIL shirt double vest [mesh] (group gift)
9) Ayashi Endo male iceblue [mesh] (group gift)

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1) Dura Valentine gift men with color change. Winter hat men in black, coffee, sanddrift.
2) Aeva Heartsick Pacey (group gift, 10L to join)(free)
3) Epicosity Valentine's Pajama Pants Men, and Pajama Top Women
4) Reila Skins Rush Sneaker (group gift, 200L to join)
5) Vero Modero February Male, Chibi Bear (group gift)
6) A&A Irwin Hair Moonlight, Kaynes Hair Dark Honey
7) Yasum Valentine Stud, Music Unites guitar Country and Hippe [mesh] (group gift)
8) Dot-Be Thinking of You open shirt [mesh](group gift)
9) Crickets Valentine Bath set [mesh] (group gift, 50L to join)
10) Pekas Redrum brown

Monday, February 18, 2013

News Report: Server Side Baking Apocalypse

In the next few months, Linden Labs will switch the way avatars are loaded inworld. The goal of this change is to speed up the time it takes to render an avatar, and to stop bake fails. The downside of this major update is it will cause a lot of pain until the bugs are all worked out. You will be forced to upgrade your viewer or you will not see textures on your avatar, or alpha masks that hide your shape below a mesh. You will appear as a cloud or grey. Expect bug and/or crashes in all viewers across the board until the bugs are fixed. Many of your favorite viewers, or older viewers, will become unusable because they aren't updated to SSB.

Bloggers will be greatly effected. I personally will loose the ability to take lighting and shadow photographs unless Linden fixes the bug that crashes Macs on the current viewer code, or any viewer that uses the current code.

Check each viewer log for the latest news. Master list of 3rd Party Viewers.

Here are some news briefs:
Firestorm will update to SSB but they warn it will not be quality tested as much as they like before a major rollout. Mac version.
Phoenix 1.5 and Phoenix 1.6 are no longer being updated, therefore will not have SSB. Mac version.
Exodus update on SSB unknown. Has Tone Mapping. Mac version.
Nirans may update only once more, but it is unknown if the update will include SSB. No Mac version.
Cool Viewer is ready to go with SSB. No Mac version.

More news from Firestorm on SSB here:

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Hunt Report: Tainted Love 4

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So Valentine's Day has arrived and Vonie has no date. I'm worried. I caught him drinking something called "Valentight, massively strong glue. Fix household stuff and broken hearts."

Dating Rule 5: You won't find miracles at the bottom of a bottle.

The Drunk
Eye, Tattoo: Death Row Tainted Eye (Tainted Love #48)(1L)
Necklace: Whims&Wishes .:W&W:. Tainted Love - Male (Tainted Love #4)(1L)
Cuff: Grim Bros Heart on your sleeve - anti-valentine helper (Tainted Love #22)(1L)
Stuffed Animal: Grim Bros bonus grimov cuddle monster 2013 valentine (Tainted Love #22)(1L)
Booze: Grim Bros valentight broken heart glue /w hold (Tainted Love #22)(1L)
Boxers: Exiled Date Gone Right - Mens Package (up & exposed)[mesh](Tainted Love #33)(1L)
Chest Tattoo: Little Pricks + Skin Deep My Heart is the Death of Me (Tainted Love #15)(1L)
Sofa with animations: by Nacht Unrequited LoveSeat (Tainted Love #54)(1L)

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Dating Rule 6: If she's not that into you, admit defeat and move on.

The Stalker
Tank: Impish Tank Man She Stole My Heart [mesh](Tainted Love #46)(1L)
Hat: Epicosity {EPIC}Snapback - Love-n-Hate [mesh]
Pants: Snowbound Stalker Janes [mesh] (Tainted Love #2)(1L)
Prop: A and S Visions stalker tree 2 w ani and binoculars (Tainted Love #77)(1L)
Tattoo arms: Redrum Bloody Arms & Mouth, Beating Heart, Tongue (Tainted Love #28)(1L)
Tattoo face: Corvus Blood Tear (Tainted Love #12)(1L)
Tattoo chest: Souzou Eien The Difference Between Lovers (Tainted Love #13)(1L)
Eyes: Frick Cruel Eyes (Tainted Love #65)(1L)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Valentine's Day Group Gifts

For the ladies, at +RokumeikaN+ is a Valentine's Day treat, a mesh dress that reminds me of tasty French chocolate wrapped up in lavender ruffles and bows. The group gift is available only until February 14th, so hurry over there. For more chocolately fun, add the group gift from Dimbula Rose. Gift includes wearable chocolate bar, glasses, and messy chocolate mouth tattoos. ...  I started as a reporter for the RMK Gothic Sim Blog. I'm cross-posting here so you all can see this before time runs out!

Happy Valentine's Day!

On Her:
Dress: +RokumeikaN+ +RMK*Valentine's Day*Gift+Female [mesh] (group gift)(free)
Hair:  Rotten Toe Viki II (60L)
Tattoo: Dimbula Rose :::DR::: Chocolate Face Tattoo 05 (group gift)(free)
Boots: Lassitude and Ennui Wanderlust boots - oxblood  [mesh](280L)

On Him:
Hair: ...Scars... Yotuba [Platinum plus] (100L)
Shirt: +RokumeikaN+ +RMK*Sweater Shirt*black+ [mesh](100L)
Pants: Tableau Vivant CC 2012 gray [mesh] (259L)
Chocolate Bar: Dimbula Rose ::::DR::: Chocolate 03 (group gift)(free)
Shoes: Enelya's Creations .:EC:. ABL Army Boots [mesh](99L)
Thanks for your help Fulli!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Hunt Report: Tainted Love 3

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As I give dating advice to Vonie, he has a faraway look in his eye. I wonder if he is paying attention, or daydreaming.

Dating Rule 3: Love won't magically fall in your lap, you have go out there and get it.

Heart Hunter
Tattoo, chest heart: Kre-ations Forced to Love {tatto} (Tainted Love #41)(1L)
Eyes, Bloody Tears: Frick Cruel Eyes (Tainted Love #65)(1L)
Collar: insanya Collar - Lotus - Tainted Love Version (Tainted Love #35 )(1L)
Coat: ::K:: Swing Coat Valentine's Gift [mesh] (gift)(1L)
Belt: Trident Heart Hunter Belt [M] (Tainted Love #52)(1L)
Harness: ContraptioN Pseudo Amor Harness [mesh] (Tainted Love #25)(1L)
Prop: Trident Jewelry Trident Heart Hunter Necklace II M (Tainted Love #53)(1L)
Pants: Redrum Carnivale Jeans b/w Scuffed - black [mesh] (89L)
Shoes: Death Row Designs drd boundcuffed red CA (150L/128L)
Hair: Dura The 2nd year Anniversary hair (past group gift)
Set: Pandemonium Ransacked Shack (Tainted Love #24)(1L)

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Dating Rule 4: Dress sharp. Wear a nicely tailored suit.

Outfit, Fedora: Nomine Tainted Pinstripe Suit, Fedora [mesh](Tainted Love #18)(1L)
Nommie, Dragger: Yellow JesteR Tainted Love Juice, Chef knife (Tainted Love #1)(free)
Shoulder Holster: Tainted Designs {::.Tainted~Mr. Mafia.::}  (60 Linden Weekend 2/9-2/10)(60L)
Skybox: Distorted Dreams A Date to Remember Skybox (Tainted Love #20)(1L)

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Hunt Report: Tainted Love 2

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It's strange to be suddenly be a father to someone I have never met. I don't think I can argue paternity since Vonie has a striking, albiet more human, resemblance to me. He insists he is not a vampire and does not "crave blood or anything." But I am skeptical. His shirt brazenly declares, "I only date vampires." I am beginning to see the problem with his love life. He has questionable taste. In fact, he could be in the beginning stages of "The Change." It's time to lay down the rules before something terrible happens.

Dating Rule 1: Do not date blood suckers.

On Dev, left:
Hoodie, Jeans, Shoes: Kita's Sideshow {KS} Shattered Hoodie [mesh] (Tainted Love #66)(1L)
Skin, Tattoo, Eyes: Aeva Heartsick Pacey Heartsick, Blackout Eyes, Despair Tattoo (Tainted Love #61)(1L)
Necklace: Chaos, Panic, Disorder :*:CPD:*: Piece of my Heart Necklace (Tainted Love #40)(1L)
Hair: Wasabi Pills Orion Mesh Hair - Whites Pack [mesh] (250L)
Props: Julia Collection Julia's Tainted Gift [mesh] (Tainted Love #62)(1L)

On Vonie, right:
Shirt: Livid I Only Date Vampires Guy M [mesh] (Tainted Love #32) (1L)
Pants: AD Creations [AD] Tainted love unisex pants (Tainted Love #36) (1L)
Hair: Dura *Dura-Boys&Girls*33 platinum (130L)
Cuffs: Blitzed Legacy Cuffs - black (299L)
Shoes: Enelya's Creations .:EC:. ABL Army Boots [mesh](99L)

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Dating Rule 2: Have a respectable job.

Dr. Love
Coat with Top, Pants, Stethoscope: Gehenna ::G:: Dr. Love (Tainted Love #69)(1L)
Tattoos, Tongue, Heart: Redrum Bloody Arms & Mouth, Beating Heart, Tongue (Tainted Love #28)(1L)
Sunglasses: Pure Poison PP - Hearts Sunglasses (Tainted Love #79)(1L)
Armband: Roawenwood {RW} Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve (Tainted Love #26)(1L)
Shoes: Santos Chucks_Red (free)
Set: Stone Misery .:S.M:. Love Hurts - Sex Bed (Tainted Love #39)(1L)

Friday, February 8, 2013

Hunt Report: Tainted Love 1

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Valentine's Day is coming. It's a time of year that inspires groans and depression. It's so rotten it's ripe for a Gothic revision. Forget cupid, this year I will dress up as a demon. Since no one is really scared of me, I will wear a shirt that gives a dire warning, "I will cuddle you so hard." lol

The Tainted Love Hunt has 79 stores of valentines-gone-wrong. Most stores have a picture of the hunt prize displayed at the landing. For more information and store links go to Tainted Love Hunt. Hunt ends February 28th.

On Dev, The Cuddle Demon:
Mask: Likka House Mask [mesh](Tainted Love #72) (1L)
Shirt: Razorblade Jacket TL Gift - MALE & FEMALE [mesh](Tainted Love #19)(1L)
Necklace: The Little Bat Even in Death necklace, Shirt (Tainted Love #21)(1L)
Horns: Kre-ations Red Passion Horns (Bubbly Heart Hunt #3)(1L)
Boots: Death Row Designs Combats rigged - checkered [mesh] (189L/161L)
Hair: Sadistic Hacker *SH* Corvus Hair - White (150L)
Belt: Shi Leather Suspenders Unisex - black [mesh](300L)
Room: Dragon Magick Wares Dragon Magick Wares Tainted Love Skybox (Tainted Love #8)(1L)
Art, Bench: Dreamscapes Art Gallery *It`s all over now...* (Tainted Love #70)(1L)

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The lantern swung on my tail in time with the music as I listened to the infamous Hungarian suicide song, "Gloomy Sunday." I was gleefully busy plotting my Valentine's Day "Hug Monster" mischief when I heard a knock on the door that changed everything.

On Dev, The Cuddle Demon:
Tail: Kre-ations Demon tail {Heart Keeper} (Pimp My Valentine #18)(free)

GramophoneSenzafine "Gloomy Sunday" Gramophone (Tainted Love #71)(1L)
Candles, Rose: Creative Decay Homes Luminar Twisted Love [mesh] (Tainted Love #78)(1L)

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This is Vonie, the next generation of the Vaughns. He showed up on my doorstep and announced he was my long lost son. Before I could ask questions, he pointed to his blood stained tuxedo and asked for my help. Judging by the black rose bouquet with the notecard reading "I hate you," I tend to agree. I listened to his tale of woe in stunned silence. I dont know what he is doing on these "dates" of his, but the fool keeps going out there, day after day looking for love. Will he find a date that won't try to kill him in time for Valentine's Day? Who knows. I decided to give him some advice.

On Vonie, Bad First Date:
Tuxedo, Shoes, Dagger: Deathrocker Bettie Crocker A Night To Remember [mesh](Tainted Love #23)(1L)
Flowers: Boudoir "I Hate You" bouquet (Tainted Love #76)(1L)
Hair: Dura *Dura-Boy*36 - Platinum (120L)
Scalp: Lavevo MC Hairbase Buzzcut - Platinum (100L)
Skin: Tableau Vivant Ryan skin - Blonde - Tone 4 (990L)
Eyes: Poetic Colors nightfall - city lights [mesh] (100L)
Prop: The Elegant Goth My Bloody Valentine Tree (Tainted Love #5)(1L)

Monday, February 4, 2013

Wolfen Warrior Ninja

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Tableau Vivant has released a new mesh pant at FaMESHed that is a modern revision of the Hakama Tattsuke. Put it together with the new raffle prize Katana Claw at BareRose, and the Fantasy Hunt Wolf Eyes and makeup By Snow, and you get a Wolfie Ninja. He reminds me a bit of my favorite character from Naruto, "The Pervy Sage" Jiraiya. lol. The tattoo is from Batsu and on sale at Femboy Fashion Fair. The rest of the look is polished by shoes from Coco, jacket and straps by Barerose, and wild child hair by Little Britain.

On Him:
Pants: Tableau Vivant Taku tattsuke pants - basic [mesh] (FaMESHed)(350L)
Mesh Eyes, Facial Tattoo: By Snow Wolven Eyes & Makeup Unisex [mesh](Fantasy Hunt 9)(free)
Weapon: BareRose ::: B@R ::: Katana Claw (raffle) [mesh] (free)
Jacket, Straps: BareRose ::: B@R ::: Rokushaku [mesh] (170L)
Tattoo: Batsu 382 Tattoo Bag (Femboy Fair, ends Fed 14th)(79L)
Shoes: COCO Homme DoubleLayerBoots Black (175L)
Hair: Little Britain Native Chick - blonde (edited)(300L)
Skin: Tableau Vivant Ryan skin - Blonde - Tone 4 (990L)
Pose: Sadistic Hacker Katana Poses (edited) (group gift)(free)

Blue Lotus Hanamachi