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Alts

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on July 27, 2011 by Yasmin Heartsdale

I was having a conversation with a good friend recently and she made a comment that she suspected a mutual acquaintance of having an alt.  I commented in kind that I suspected he had several alts, and then we moved on with the discussion and branched into other more relevant topics.

It was only later, earlier today as a matter of fact, that the discussion about our mutual friend and his alts came back to press itself in my mind.  I admit it, I get bored sitting in the doctor’s office and I play back off the cuff conversations from Second Life.  I challenge someone to top that for weirdness.

So while replaying this conversation, I recalled our mutual friend also utilized TeamViewer as part of his Second Life activities, for lack of a more definitive term.  Of course, I too use TeamViewer, particularly with one member of my Family, Yar.

So what I’m looking for now is feedback from my regular followers of this blog.  Do you consider watching or controlling another person through TeamViewer to be alting?  Whether you do or not, I’m curious why you feel the way you do.

I’ll admit, I used to have a strong feeling against alts.  Over the last few years, I’ve relaxed a bit in this regard.  I even made several of my own and placed them on ice when Second Life decided that everyone’s last name should be Resident.

Now nobody worry, I assure you I barely have time for the rigors of Yasmin’s life, much less anyone else’s.  And please, if you know of someone who does have or is using an alt, I’m not asking nor inviting you to out that person.  I’m just curious as to people’s thoughts and opinions.

On the way home from the doctor, a Blue Star Mother pulled out in front of me and the service flag on the back of her car had three blue stars.  I bet she wished the government had her children’s alts and she had her children.  Yes, I know.  My mind works in weirdness.