A Christmas blast at crayonville Island

Judging by the mingling and dancing at crayonville Island in Second Life last night, the crayon Christmas party was a huge success.

crayon Christmas party

Late for me (the show began at 1am GMT this morning) but what fun! I estimate there were at least 30 people there, all chatting, dancing and generally having a good time.

Plenty of Christmas fare including roasted chestnuts and champagne. I had a secret supply of Heineken and I noticed others with Guinness, Amstel and other beverages. No wonder I had a hangover this morning :)

We also had a Skypecast going, and that really was hilarious. A dozen or so people on the phone talking, including some very odd folk who happened to drop in. Joseph did a masterful job with the mute button.

Many people wonder what the real benefits are of participating in Second Life. This is one of them – being social. It’s actually a lot like a party in the real world where you meet new people, chat, make connections, dance, have fun.

I grabbed a few screenshots during the party which I’ve uploaded to Flickr. CC took quite a few as well. See all the pics at Flickr.

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

  1. Owen Lystrup

    That’s called dancing? I’ve been doing it all wrong.

    I thought this was a joke at first, but became mortified when I realized you were serious.

    Please tell me someone somewhere is having a real Christmas part as well.

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