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SLsecret Template - Born to Drama

January 25, 2009 9:56 pm

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I enjoy reading the real (life) post secret. It’s a colourful mix of huge secrets, bad habits, and funny random facts. I’m less fond of the second (life) post secret, known as SLsecret. This has lately become nothing but a mix of personal attacks, hate declarations and “how to be mean”. I think if you accuse anybody of stealing, lying, betrayal or “being an ugly person”, you should have the guts to sign it with your avatar - and maybe even your human - name. As Raul Crimson says, “it’s empty hate”. I thought the whole idea of it was sharing your own little (dirty?) secrets, not those you think others have?!

But you all seem to enjoy it a lot, and spend a huge amount of time wrapping your anonymous accusations and declarations of hate in a pretty, photoshopped picture. I figured I could save you some time by supplying a SLsecret Template, for easy & quick venting of frustrations. This is an “example use”, the empty SLsecret Template, you can download from Flickr. I hope you will all see this as what it is, a service to the Second Life community, rather than a non-anonymous attack on a bunch of cowards.

SLsecret - How to fill in your template

Try some “positive venting” for a chance, and take up Winter Jefferson’s blogger challenge, to say a “Thank you!” to the people you admire in Second Life, those that inspire and support you.

4 Responses to “SLsecret Template - Born to Drama”

Raul Crimson wrote a comment on January 25, 2009
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Thanks, Vint, for posting about this issue, all that is really empty hate, and was causing also empty hate on me until i posted about it.

Sisou wrote a comment on January 26, 2009
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Im agree. i read both the postsecrets and Sl ones. I like reading the real SL secrets : ones about personal feeling not trash talk. Personally, I am sick of all the mean spirited blogs period. There is a lot of snobbiness going around.

Patou Dumont wrote a comment on January 27, 2009
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Thank you Vint for this post. I could not agree with you more. And also for the link, nice to know people are taking a positive road. :-)

Vint Falken wrote a comment on January 27, 2009
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There’s not much use in complaining if you can’t suggest a positive alternative, is there? (I know I am guilty of that sometimes too, but I do try to if possible suggest one.)

And Sisou, yes. I guess it’s more easy to have a stuck up easy in a virtual world where it’s that easy to look beautiful & smart, eventhough you’re not. :d ;)

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