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My enthusiasm for an escape to onlife life is waning... (Read the complete story)

"I myself am a citizen of the world of Second Life. I love it! It's really amazing. It has its own currency, whether or not you become involved in real money is up to you. You can convert the "fake" currency into real US dollars if you wish, or just use it for fun. It's a new life to let your fantasies come to life. It's a shame that our wretched government feels the need to "get their share" in anything that makes money. Things get a little too confusing. In Second Life, the only "government" is the people that work for Linden Labs, the makers of Second Life. Just like in real life, there will always be those that try to make humor at others' expense. But what is wonderful about Linden Labs is that even if someone hacks into the server, and causes something undesireable, it is usually fixed within a few hours. In case you ever want to try Second Life, then it is imperative to remember the answer to your security question, as whenever someone performs a large-scale-hack, you simply have to enter this answer to login. "
(Christapheo 10/18/2006 1:19:29 PM)
"The authority the government has to interfere with this matter is nothing. This is a game created by Linden Labs, the government has no authority of taxation to the virtual economy."
(Death2yuu 3/8/2008 2:28:44 PM)

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