Gridwide Protips

June 2, 2009

Protip: Bright Red Body Bits

Filed under: Clothes — ziggyquirk @ 11:03 am

Protip: Bright Red Body Bits

I know I know. You hid it! I’m using a penis here as it’s a bigger example than a vagina, but the basic message is the same – people DO walk around with Highlight Transparent on and they DO snigger at your meat. I’m sorry, it’s true. Well maybe not everyone does, but I have been known to.

I know it’s easier to just leave things on, but if you’re not actually having sex, stripping or involved in some other activity that requires body bits then you really should detach the bits you don’t need. Hiding, as you can see, doesn’t really do much and you’re still running a script that need not be running. Even a low lag penis (this one adds a low 258 to the avatar rendering cost) may add less than a head of hair, but if it’s not required it’s better to ditch it for the time being, because every scrap of rendering counts in SL.

And ladies, when you pop your pants on, you might be interested to know that your vagina does show through, because clothes in SL don’t work like RL clothes and it’s like belly button rings – they sit on top of shirts, well your vagina sits on top of your jeans. Which basically just looks hilarious.

And that ladies and gents is why I highlight transparent in crowded places – because it cracks me up.

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2 Comments »

  1. LMAO!!!!!!! *picks self up off floor*

    Comment by Faery Sola — June 2, 2009 @ 11:08 am | Reply

  2. So I turned on “Highlight Transparent” and was amazed at what I saw. There were things sticking on people all over the place. One fury looked like he had a torpodeo through his chest, and a woman was carring a sub-machine gun. Then, one guy seemed to be enveloped in a 6 foot red sphere. Even on my own av, I had a blob on my right foot. Seems it was my flight booster. Interesting to peek into the hidden world of Second Life. So are there any other little “peeking” settings I should know about? Maybe I need to experiment.

    Comment by Matthew Kidomen — July 5, 2009 @ 12:49 pm | Reply


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