029 SWF Gathering 3 December 2022

[10:00 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Welcome to Safe Waters Foundation weekly aquatic support gathering. My name is Miranda. I will be leading today’s meeting.

Welcome new and old aquatics and friends!
[10:01 AM] Celtic Infinity cheers for Miranda!!!???
[10:01 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Safe waters foundation (SWF) is a not-for-profit group supporting the development of harmony and safety for merfolk and aquatics of second life, we bring together designers, retailers, sims, merrow, mermen, mermaids, siren, aquatics and lovers of same.
[10:02 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: People seem to arrive late and depart early. Please don’t be offended but as leader I will try to keep the meeting going. We don’t repeat things for latecomers – a log is posted on our blog after the meeting. This is not a place for public debate – this is a helpful place. we all help each other slive an aquatic lifestyle.
[10:02 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Because we usually have good attendance – please take a moment to remove all extra attachments and huds. We’d like you to dress low lag. Big poofy hair and jewelry are big culprits, as are bubbles, script things, huds, and such. If we all cooperate, more merfolk can participate with less crashing. Thank you for your help with this.
[10:02 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: so how was yer week seafolk?
[10:03 AM] Celtic Infinity: It was good, thanks! How was yours, Miranda?
[10:03 AM] Marion Sopwith (Marion698 Resident): dark wet and cold
[10:03 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: quiet and fair
[10:03 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: that too
[10:03 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): it was okies
[10:03 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): time to regroup and recoup for 2023
[10:03 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: aye
[10:04 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: any news to share?
[10:04 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): twitter is going bankrupt
[10:04 AM] Elbion Viking: * tala *
[10:04 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: lol I meant personal but okay
[10:05 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): US Thanksgiving was fun~
[10:05 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): busy weekend next week.
[10:05 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: it’s just a platform for bullies and 30 year old peaked in high school mean girls now
[10:05 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): I took a big step in dealing with my anxiety and went to the FSU game and didn’t have a panic attack \o/
[10:05 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): ~YAY!!! \ (@o@)/ / YAY!!!~
[10:06 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: that IS good news
[10:06 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: great job
[10:06 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: I don’t know what an fsu game is but great job
[10:06 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Florida State University football
[10:06 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ahh okay
[10:07 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: by the way Matt, I love the jacket
[10:07 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): I’ve worked a long time on being ok being around strangers
[10:08 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: I bet. a family member is struggling with the same hurdles but making progress.
[10:08 AM] changingtide Resident: x mass sweaters..heheh
[10:08 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Our priority today is support – we’re all here to help each other, cause we’re awesome like that.
[10:09 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): ~YAY!!! \ (@o@)/ / YAY!!!~
[10:09 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay so the order is my introduction-done, introduce the new folks, sharing questions, ideas, and support to help each other-ie; tails, hair, bodies, AOs, requests, etc, then PSAs and promotion of events, sales or what ever else needs to be shared, then I close us out with our goals, maybe a group hug and picture.
[10:09 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): ***Woot Woot ***
[10:09 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi) nibbles the giant candy cane
[10:09 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): finaa ?
[10:09 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: so here we go ?
[10:09 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): hehe
[10:09 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): nam nam
[10:09 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: lol
[10:10 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: If you have brought someone new to this gathering, please introduce them now. If you are new and wish to introduce yourself please do so now.
just click on the podium to sit on it or sit were you are if thats just easier.
[10:10 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: A very short sentence is all that is needed – for example: hi, I am (your name) and I discovered aquatics (brief description of how you found us) and what I love about being aquatic is (explain here).
[10:11 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): hi, I’m Fina. I’m a cat.
[10:11 AM] Celtic Infinity: 🙂
[10:11 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: I’m Miranda, I’m a preteen
[10:11 AM] Celtic Infinity: 🙂
[10:11 AM] Celtic Infinity: almost googled that
[10:11 AM] changingtide Resident: tala i am changing
[10:11 AM] changingtide Resident: i a mer somthing
[10:11 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): puRrrRrRrrrrRrr
[10:12 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): heheheh
[10:12 AM] changingtide Resident: i change al the time
[10:12 AM] changingtide Resident: but am
[10:12 AM] changingtide Resident: mer or seacreature
[10:12 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): I was looking at a name change
[10:12 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): but do I want it to the tune of 49 USD? =^-^=
[10:12 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: yeah I didn’t think there were new people today.. I recognize your names
[10:12 AM] changingtide Resident: catfish?
[10:13 AM] changingtide Resident: kitten fish
[10:13 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: we get charged for name changes now?
[10:13 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): for system names yus
[10:13 AM] Elbion Viking: yuss miranda (family names)
[10:13 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: did elon buy sl?
[10:13 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): HeHeHeHeHeHe
[10:13 AM] Celtic Infinity: Tala, Grace 🙂
[10:13 AM] changingtide Resident: lol
[10:13 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): taala
[10:13 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): oshit elon better not buy SL LOL
[10:13 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: tala Grace
[10:13 AM] changingtide Resident: hey grand mama
[10:13 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: lol
[10:13 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): I’d still like to enjoy it
[10:14 AM] Elbion Viking: ? Gracy ? \o/
[10:14 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): Elbion!
[10:14 AM] Marion Sopwith (Marion698 Resident): tala Grace
[10:14 AM] Elbion Viking: ?
[10:14 AM] Elbion Viking: ?
[10:14 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): Yala Grandma
[10:14 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): sorry I overslept
[10:14 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay so no new folk today, lets swim on to questions and support requests
[10:15 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Now – what general questions can we discuss here today? Where do our aquatics need help? If you wish to share here – please im me so that I can call on you.
[10:15 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: When you are called on (and given our invisible talking stick) please swim up to this podium (so people can see you to im if needed) and share (very briefly and preferable in two or three sentences typed in advance as our meeting time is limited)
[10:15 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I purchased the kami hito ocean sway ao last week
[10:15 AM] Elbion Viking: * thumbs up *
[10:15 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ooh hows it working?
[10:15 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): and it broke almost immediately – have any others had problems with it?
[10:16 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): uh oh
[10:16 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): how’d it break?
[10:16 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: oof
[10:16 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): the maker doesn’t comeinto SL often
[10:16 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): never
[10:16 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: oh that sinks…
[10:16 AM] Elbion Viking: * i have it gracy (the male version) and it works like a charme *
[10:16 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes I always recommend it
[10:16 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: tala screaming
[10:16 AM] Celtic Infinity: I’ve never had a problem with mine.
[10:16 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): it just goes to a stand in the sand
[10:16 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): I love it
[10:16 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): will swim great
[10:17 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): how did yours break? did it give script errors?
[10:17 AM] Elbion Viking: * tala * Screamingsiren6
[10:17 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): okay maybe it is something else – I’ve not tossed it out
[10:17 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): no script errors
[10:17 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): just returns to an odd stand
[10:17 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: you might be wearing something to interfere with it?
[10:17 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes, I love my KH ao’s so thought I’d just check to see that everyone else isn’t having proglems
[10:17 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes – I’ll look at other causes……
[10:18 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): thanks!
[10:18 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): the thiing is that I bought it because my other KH broke same way
[10:18 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): if it gives script errors (which it isn’t) then you want to apply my fix for the 5J AO
[10:18 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): so its something else
[10:18 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Hmmm, I always just wear bento tails and stick with the Tala AOs
[10:18 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: I find that when I attach things to te spine it looks great but activates an animation I made
[10:18 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): okay – don’t panic – it just stands weird maybe I need to remove an animation??
[10:19 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): that may be possible
[10:19 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): If the animation priorities are clashing
[10:19 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: I just stop animations and I’m good
[10:19 AM] Elbion Viking: * gracy-sweety – take the animations out and toss it in your firestorm AO – it will fix it *
[10:19 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I need some classes on the firestorm ao
[10:19 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: the ao’s work and that animation goes to sleep until next log in
[10:19 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): :looks for her groveling gesture
[10:20 AM] changingtide Resident: smiles
[10:20 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): Tides!!
[10:20 AM] changingtide Resident: hugs u tight
[10:20 AM] Elbion Viking: * tala * tide
[10:21 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ?
[10:21 AM] changingtide Resident: remember grace u wear a flexyi tial
[10:21 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: did we help at all Grace
[10:21 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes yes thanks – I’m very helped
[10:21 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ? yay
[10:22 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay anyone else have support requests?
[10:22 AM] changingtide Resident: ? any new mer tail stores?
[10:23 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): new since when, Changingtide? 🙂
[10:23 AM] changingtide Resident: 6 months
[10:23 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: it depends what you’re looking for
[10:23 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): There’s my store, Mermade, and Matti’s store, Krature 😀
[10:23 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Yes, Krature is new~
[10:23 AM] changingtide Resident: just to window shop…..hehehe
[10:24 AM] changingtide Resident whispers: O
[10:24 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): oooooo
[10:24 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: fina shared a dinkie one and and I think there might be one of two shops sharing…
[10:24 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: see?
[10:24 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: I have a newbie question raises hand
[10:24 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: yes?
[10:24 AM] changingtide Resident: lm if anyone wants to give me
[10:24 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): hey screamingsiren )
[10:24 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): and if you aren’t familiar with the relatively new tail Petrichor made, there’s that~
[10:24 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): mrow
[10:24 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: how can we help ya screaming?
[10:25 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: @cheeky hey!love the name!
[10:25 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: what’s your question?
[10:26 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: are there any other mer malls or just this one
[10:26 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: and sorry ive got a lag 🙁
[10:26 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): there’s lots in search, but most are very empty or abandoned.
[10:26 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: there used to be many but haven’t seen them in a while
[10:26 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): there are some very nice standalone stores
[10:26 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): we are working to rebuild this one
[10:26 AM] F??? ?? (Sapphira Franizzi): like mermade
[10:26 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): have a new mall manager
[10:26 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): brb
[10:27 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: though you might click the ads here. there might be some.
[10:27 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): Grandma, have you thought about putting the mer mall in SL search? 🙂
[10:27 AM] changingtide Resident: creations
[10:27 AM] changingtide Resident: had on
[10:27 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): oooo great suggestion
[10:27 AM] changingtide Resident: if it still ther
[10:27 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): with a classified ad you mean cheeky?
[10:27 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): yeah :))
[10:27 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I shall do that – wonderful suggestion thanks
[10:27 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): I think it’s only about 30L a week or something to list, so not too much.
[10:28 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: nice
[10:28 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes – I’ve put SWF quite often for some reason hadn’t thought of the mall
[10:28 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: thank you:) i’m 2 weeks old in game, but a fast study. This seems to be the most active mer place:)
[10:28 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): the hope is that ours will be like a branch sending people to the main stores or mp
[10:28 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ? welcome then
[10:28 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): and we are offering incentives just now to give it a try
[10:28 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: I found the mer-mall because I play crystal craze!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! that was a great idea too bring traffic to the world
[10:28 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): were you looking to shop screaming or looking to perhaps put in a store
[10:29 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I pay for the crystals out of my own pocket
[10:29 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): back~
[10:29 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: tala
[10:29 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): love to bring new people into the sim and it gives new people a way to earn lindens
[10:29 AM] changingtide Resident: wb
[10:29 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): and they remove littering crystals
[10:29 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: I was just wondering:) I love shopping there honestly
[10:30 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: thank you sooooo much for the gems. I love playing here, like alot
[10:30 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): good – well if you find any other good shops – suggest they try a store here
[10:30 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): please
[10:30 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: if there are no more questions I’ll swim on to promos
[10:30 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): lol true
[10:31 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Oh Grace, the search function is by parcel. Since the mer mall is on a separate one from SWF, it has to be listed separately~
[10:31 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay thank you for your questions and discussions
[10:31 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes – thanks Cecily
[10:31 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I’d be lost without the community
[10:32 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: it helps to have inf from many sources
[10:32 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: info*
[10:32 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Quick reminders/announcements

Ad boards are awesome because they can help newer merfolk and aquatics find places to swim. If you need mer traffic, please consider renting an ad board.
[10:32 AM] changingtide Resident: yes
[10:32 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): I’d be happy to DM with you about how to maximize with search terms so the description shows up more easily in search after the meet ?
[10:32 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): oooooo tyvm
[10:33 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Perks include helping the group and being allowed to post ads in the group chat twice a day. Add in the fact that anyone can ask for the stick and that is great exposure.
[10:33 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: You might also consider being a hang out.
[10:33 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: such as our friend Munin
[10:34 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: he’s a dragon thats why
[10:34 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Please also check our mer-mall just past the headquarters. space available and lots of great things.

Be sure to visit the safe waters foundation web site and event calendar at https://swfsl.com/
[10:34 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: and now…
Public service announcements
Now we allow a limited time for publicity. Who has something fun to share? A store, new sim, event, or news? If you wish to share here – please im me so that I can call on you.
[10:34 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: When you are called on (and given our invisible talking stick) please swim up to this podium (so people can see you to im if needed) and share (very briefly and preferable in two or three sentences typed in advance as our meeting time is limited)
[10:35 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: If you would like do a little aquatic public announcement – please im me now and I will let you know when it is your turn
[10:35 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay Cecily you have the stick first
[10:35 AM] Celtic Infinity claps for Cecily
[10:36 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle) swims up delicately, gracefully accepting the talking stick with frosty fingers ?
[10:36 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: if swimming is hard for anyone just click on the podium and choose sit
[10:36 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Tala!
[10:36 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: tala ?
[10:37 AM] changingtide Resident: tala
[10:37 AM] ????? ????? (Shadow1Bloodraven Resident): Hi
[10:37 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Just a reminder that today is the last day to shop Enchantment’s Royalty round AND my Fanci’s Deep Splash Sale~
Exclusively at Fanci’s Deep Mer Mall here at SWF, I’m offering 50% off of every item in the Zen Child Designs stall. Prices are already marked down~ ?
[10:37 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): frosty fingers, now i wanna go to wendy’s
[10:38 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Then, I have some EVEN MORE EXCITING news, because I’ve created and released some really fun mer items over this past week! ?
[10:38 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): oooo
[10:38 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): At the Winter Wizarding Faire, I’ve made the Snowy Aurora Mermaid Tail for Nemissa, which includes a full mod AND an optional snowy layer for your Winter mer looks~

Flickr Preview: https://flic.kr/p/2o3hCd1
SURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Forest%20Hills/57/153/2005
[10:38 AM] Marion Sopwith (Marion698 Resident): yeah!
[10:39 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): You can see examples of the snow on Neve and I, paired with my next mention~
[10:39 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Next up, some super sparkly confections that are NEW Zen Child Designs releases for Wanderlust Weekend~
The Gumdrop Mermaid Tails for Nemissa come in two packs that are 50L each this weekend! The Flame Pack includes red, orange and purple versions. The Ocean Pack includes blue, aqua and green versions.

Flickr Preview: https://flic.kr/p/2o3NKnF

Feel free to DM me if you need any LMs!
And thank you ?
[10:39 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): I love the gum drop tail ?
[10:39 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): already getting me in the mood for christmass!! (and candyyy)
[10:40 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle) sets the talking stick gently back into Miranda’s hands, a little colder than before
[10:40 AM] Elbion Viking: thats it Matti, now i am going to maker gingerbread dough =) =)
[10:40 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ~Persu Em~
[10:40 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Thank you
[10:40 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Neve yer up
[10:41 AM] Celtic Infinity claps for Neve
[10:41 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): ???
[10:41 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): ???
[10:41 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): ???
[10:41 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): mmm elbion send me some when you make!!!
[10:41 AM] Elbion Viking: ^^
[10:41 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): Hi all! I’m Neve from Mermade <3
[10:41 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): hi neve
[10:41 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): No mer releases from me this week, but a good friend of mine K9nnor has released an amazing Mod kit for nemissa. It’s a PSD kit to make your own Mer-fur blends for Nemissa!
[10:41 AM] Miranda Barrowstone claps
[10:41 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): You can pick up the kit for just 50L at the store for this weekend only, here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Coffee/115/129/3036
[10:42 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): omg YES
[10:42 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): ooooo Tides
[10:42 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): I’m going to need that.
[10:42 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): did you see that?
[10:42 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): Like Cecily mentioned, it’s the last day of Enchantment, so last time to pick up my royalty collection at a discount before it goes to the store! <3 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nymphai/170/80/3516
[10:42 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): Tides loves furmerms
[10:42 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): -m
[10:42 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): I have now finished building my ice skating rink at Crystal Coast! You can hop on over and grab free skates, scarf and cocoa (Cecily’s got a cup full now!). Gifts are for group members, but group is free to join. Visit here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Crystal%20Coast/231/106/37
[10:42 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): yay Mermade
[10:42 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): Here’s a pic and some more info on my gifts: https://www.flickr.com/photos/191764076@N03/52527875230/in/dateposted/
[10:42 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): Nev’s store is an amazing build
[10:43 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Oh my gaht.. yes, K9nnor’s fantasy work is so good!
[10:43 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I’ve yet to go swim the rest of the areas – is it a hangout Neve?
[10:43 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): To keep up to date with latest releases, mer events and news, be sure to join the Seafolk of SL discord where we all share shiny things 🙂 https://discord.gg/4Zg9tmfR
[10:43 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): ? yay seafolk <3
[10:43 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): Don’t forget you’re welcome to explore, swim and hangout at Crystal Coast whenever you like, we’ve got 35 meters of cool clear water for when you need to chill after you’ve shopped. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Crystal%20Coast/195/75/37
[10:44 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: thank you Neve
[10:44 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ok next up is Ohora
[10:44 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Yay~
[10:45 AM] Celtic Infinity claps for Ohora
[10:45 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): Nervously grips the talking stick in sweaty palms as she moves to the podium. The stick seems to have been chewed on but seems otherwise sound.

Yala everyone!
[10:46 AM] changingtide Resident: tala
[10:47 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): listens
[10:47 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: hola!
[10:48 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Ohora?
[10:48 AM] Ohora Sessa (Cathy Jackson): Every Wednesday I, Ohora Sessa, lead the Weekly Wander at 4:30 pm Each week I will guide explorers to interesting aquatic destinations in our fascinating watery world.

Would you like to get to know the SWF hangouts better or just fancy a swim? Please come to the SWF Chat Pavilion Wednesdays at 4:30 pm slt. or take this mer taxi. Lusa em!


Passes the talking stick back.
[10:48 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: thank you ?
[10:48 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): ?
[10:49 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay Grace yer up
[10:49 AM] changingtide Resident: claps
[10:49 AM] Elbion Viking: ? ty ohora… tho half of us will be sound a sleep (think thats like 2-3 am our time ?
[10:49 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I’ll try to stay brief

We had griefer attack in FD very recently where nobody would fly or enter the sims at all. LL and others are looking into it – it was handled but just be aware that trouble makers still are out there.
[10:49 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): SWF was not impacted
[10:50 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): The model stands are almost done (just putting in some animations and preparing applications. SWF models will earn a very small linden amount for modeling and stand as examples of live undersea beauty at our site. To receive an application you must be a SWF concierge – which welcomes and greets arrivals. If you might want to be a model or know someone who would, I’d suggest taking the concierge training class – dates and times are in the calendar
[10:50 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): models can of course donate any payment back to SWF but I like helping new mer
[10:50 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): For those who hate the landing point policy I’ve established at SWF – I’ve started an individual SWF partner role. If you would like to tp around our sim at ease please IM me and I can send an invitation. It will put you into the land group, allowing you to ignore the landing point. You have to follow directions to become an individual partner – but once done it should free up the good citizens of our community.
I am always greatly concerned about security – so am trying this out.
[10:51 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): Grace, do you need an extra group slot for the individual partnership?
[10:51 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): it does cost 50L – again to prevent griefing and I can waive the fee it is an issue
[10:51 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): Tala Matty! ?
[10:51 AM] MattySims Resident: hello 🙂
[10:51 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: tala
[10:51 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): yes Cheeky – we have that in the land group and have some individual partners already
[10:52 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): okay, thanks.
[10:52 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): they have very few powers
[10:52 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): but can ignore the landing point
[10:53 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): Glad to see the information on discord. We are working to start some intro to discord classes for mer – and offering links on our website too. Hope to promote any and all community discord to foster communication
[10:53 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): discord confuses the heck out of me – tried it
[10:53 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): so thought maybe some gentle introductions might be helpful
[10:53 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: my kid can help… but yeah
[10:53 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): Thank you to Seaside ? Pinka ? Purcell (seasidepurcell) for volunteering to be a calendar keeper. We’lll add her to the web site – if you have events to be listed – or find an error – you can now contact her to get things updated.
[10:54 AM] Roary McGillivary is Offline
[10:54 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): any quesitons?
[10:54 AM] MattySims Resident shouts: you all look amazing!
[10:54 AM] ?????? ??s???? (Neve Nebula): yay for Seaside 🙂
[10:54 AM] changingtide Resident: ty
[10:54 AM] Elbion Viking: * tala * Matty
[10:55 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): I’m excited about the modeling altho it is very new and different
[10:55 AM] changingtide Resident: welcome matty
[10:55 AM] Miranda Barrowstone blushes “you’re sweet
[10:55 AM] MattySims Resident: 😀
[10:55 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): ideally I’m hoping some of the designers might lure some of their models into the program so we can feature their designs here as well
[10:55 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: thanks<3
[10:55 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): : passes the stick back to Miranda
[10:55 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: i took the congerice class yesterday:) its not that hard!
[10:56 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ~Persu Em~
[10:56 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Thank you
[10:56 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): it isn’t hard at all – just have to participate
[10:56 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Tala I’m Miranda and I come from Antiquity.
we have 16 sims to swim through, homes available, shopping spaces, mer spots, and active groups.
[10:56 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): can’t be an class approach
[10:56 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle): Matty, I LOVE the materials you’re wearing with Starfall ?
[10:57 AM] Celtic Infinity claps for Miranda ?
[10:57 AM] MattySims Resident: Thank you xD
[10:57 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: We are totally inclusive, kids, mers, furs, landers all welcome.
LGBT+ friendly, we even allow for mer toplessness under water.
[10:57 AM] ? Matticus Marinea ? (Matticus Blinker): hehe it looks like the abalone materials right matty? it looks amazing.
[10:57 AM] Grandma (GraceSWF Wrigglesworth): a:tries to perv cam
[10:57 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: Just don’t flash the humans cause they faint.
[10:57 AM] MattySims Resident: :p
[10:57 AM] Elbion Viking: ^^
[10:58 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: we have a system called TCS. its a craft/trade/rp system that allows you to trade goods with other mers or landers. You can harvest and create things.
[10:58 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: So if you have any questions, or need lms please shoot me an im. Persu em ?
[10:58 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: also we have an adboard up
[10:58 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: thanks Miranda!!!!!!!
[10:58 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: ? sure thing
[10:59 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: any last minute shares?
[10:59 AM] Cecily Tamagotchi-????ère (Cecily Muircastle) claps for Miranda
[10:59 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: okay I’ll close us out
[10:59 AM] Screamingsiren6 Resident: claps
[11:00 AM] Miranda Barrowstone: This meeting is now adjourned. Remember our SWF goals:

  • to assist those considering an underwater life
  • to increase awareness in the general public that there is an underwater option
  • to make mer resources (events, projects, groups, retailers, sims, designers) visible and easily accessible
  • to assist, as possible, with the viability of mer resources so they may continue to be available to the community
  • to promote the conservation of rl oceans, lakes and waterways and the nature that relies on them

Now go mingle and explore! Thanks for joining us this day!!