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Big Brother Second Life: Post Mortem

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And so, with Gideon Television's eviction from the house, Big Brother in Second Life is over for the YesButNoButYes team. The remaining contestants will continue until the winner is crowned on Jan 4th. I want to let all YBNBY SL readers that our official endorsement passes on to TheDiva Rockin, so if you can, please stop by and vote for her in the next week. And if you ask nicely, she may take her top off and pole dance for you. She promised YesButNo a rusty shack on her otherwise idyllic paradise island if she wins.

Judging from some of the comments I've read, some of you can breathe a sigh of relief as we return to our usual fair of humor and pop culture, but I wanted to take the opportunity to post one final set of thoughts from my own perspective on what Endemol got right - or wrong - with their attempt to translate a real world phenomenon into a virtual landscape.

It's going to be long and self-indulgent, so only click the link if you're both a Second Life aficionado AND glutton for punishment.

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Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 7

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And so it ends, not with a whimper, but with a bang...

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Big Brother Second Life Diary Day 5 & 6

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Two days building and all I have to show for it is one stupid music box. Clearly I am not cut out for a life as a Second Life construction worker. Video after the jump....

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Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 5

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Big Brother finally sent down our challenge for the week.

All sarcasm aside, and despite the fact that 99% of you have neither heard nor could care less about Second Life, this is the first truly International Big Brother, open to all, and where peoples of all faiths can come together, set aside their differences, and respect one another's beliefs. When we try to escape the values of the mundane world, and stand side by side as one people - christian, jew, islam, hindu, buddha.

So naturally, our first task was to build a fucking Christmas Tree. Oh come all ye faithful.

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Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 4

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The excitement of the opening event fades, the challenges are yet to begin. And so we settle into the day to day existence of life in captivity. It has all the downside of the state penitentiary, except that with 12 girls, a dude in a wheelchair, and a Gorean slavemaster, I'm less worried about bending down in the shower to pick up the soap. Although the wheelie dude does keep looking at me funny. Just in case, I carry my Death Duck wherever I go, but realize that whoever gave a steaming Starbucks to a man with absolutely no motor-control has sabotaged him more effectively that I ever could.

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Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 3

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I awake on Day 3, the machines buzzing in my head. The brass bed I built has all the comfort of a sack of lactating scorpions. I stare at the ceiling fan and croak "Second Life. My God, still Second Life".

And then I hear the dulcet tones of my Lillani, the Martha Stewart of BSDM, and the day gets brighter. I'm clearly rooming with the hottest chick in Big Brother.

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Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 2

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When I awoke the next day, it soon became clear that I'd missed some fireworks while I was out. More furniture had been installed, more floors had been built, one contestant had been sent to the emergency ward. But none of that compared to the dawning realization that there's was something different in the air. something.... electric.

Yes, I'm talking hot girl-on-girl "alliances".

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Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 1 (Continued)
Put twelve good women in an enclosed room together for a month, and there's a couple of things that you can be sure will happen. Firstly their cycles will synchronize, leading to a single week of hell every lunar...
Big Brother Second Life Diary: Day 1
And so it begins. 15 avatars, one house, one month. And this is my confessional. Of course, there's every chance my fellow houseguests will read this, and I'll be strung from the ceiling like a festival pinata. But you...
Gideon Television enters the Big Brother House!!!
So, remember a while ago we talked about Big Brother in Second Life? Run by Endemol, the creators of the Big Brother franchise, 15 avatars will enter a house on an island in Second Life, and slowly be eliminated...
Stay tuned, people
It's the eve of the Second Life version of Big Brother, and here at YesButNoButYes, there's anticipation in the air. Tomorrow, 15 avatars will walk into the virtual Big Brother house, where they will slowly be voted out until...