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'''What’s the Linden Village?'''
 
'''What’s the Linden Village?'''
  
The world of Second Life is growing by leaps and bounds. As the number of Residents continues to increase, the number of Linden Lab employees is inevitably becoming a smaller and smaller percentage of the total population. This has prompted many Residents to ask:
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: ''“Where are all the Lindens these days?”''
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While Lindens are constantly working behind the scenes to improve Second Life, they are unfortunately not always very visible to the public. When actually logged into Second Life, they often hide their online status, simply because they are focusing on completing specific tasks as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, it’s very difficult to keep up with the huge number of [[IM]]s they receive if they make their status visible in search.
  
While Lindens are constantly working behind the scenes to improve Second Life, we are unfortunately not always very visible to the general public. When actually logged into Second Life, we often hide our online status, simply because we are focusing on completing specific tasks as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, it’s very difficult to keep up with the huge number of IMs we always receive if we make our status visible in Search.
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Spending time using Second Life and meeting Residents had always been important to Lindens. They loved holding in-world meetings to discuss specific issues, as well as just getting to know Residents personally whenever they could. And as Second Life grew, they wanted to make sure Residents knew they were not just working invisibly behind the curtain, but also participating in and exploring the world.
  
Spending time actually using Second Life and meeting Residents has always been important to Lindens. We love holding in-world meetings to discuss specific issues, as well as just getting to know Residents personally whenever we can. And as Second Life grows, we want to make sure Residents know we are not just working invisibly behind the curtain, but also participating in and exploring the world.
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One place you may have found them was an area on the mainland called “Linden Village”. The Village is intentionally located immediately around the Waterhead [[Welcome Area]] which encourages exploration by new Residents.
  
One place you can often find us these days is an area on the mainland called the “Linden Village”. Pathfinder Linden originally started the Village because he felt it was important for Lindens to be seen and noticed, giving Residents an opportunity to learn more about us by exploring our homes. The Village also gives Lindens a chance to own land next to each other, thereby creating meetings spaces where they can interact with Residents. Additionally, the Village is intentionally located immediately around the Waterhead Welcome Area which encourages exploration by new Residents.
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[[Image:visit-the-linden-village.jpg]]
  
Just these past few weeks, we have been drastically expanding the Linden Village area due to many Lindens expressing a new interest in having a visible presence in Second Life. Many more of us have moved into the area and are setting up homes and meeting spaces. Some of us are even starting to hold regular “in-world office hours”. It’s a Linden Village Renaissance!
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* '''[http://tinyurl.com/yspqow Visit the Linden Village]'''' - Click this link to teleport inworld.
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* '''[http://www.flickr.com/groups/lindenvillage/ Linden Village Photostream]''' - See snapshots of the diverse and colorful Linden Village! Any Resident who has taken photos is welcome to contribute too.
  
Connecting with people in Second Life is so valuable when done face-to-face (avatar-to-avatar), and by expanding projects like the Linden Village, we hope to do as much of it as possible in the future.
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[[Category:Culture]]
 
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* '''[http://www.flickr.com/groups/lindenvillage/ Linden Village Photostream]''' - See snapshots of the diverse and colorful Linden Village! Any Resident who’s taken photos is welcome to contribute too.
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* '''[http://tinyurl.com/2affsa Linden Village Office Hours]''' - Some Lindens are experimenting with posting their office hours on a Google Calendar.
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* '''[http://tinyurl.com/yspqow Linden Village Locations]''' - Click the above link to teleport inworld, then cllick the kiosk for a notecard with the most recent listing.
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Latest revision as of 10:50, 1 April 2013

What’s the Linden Village?

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Linden-village-3.jpg

While Lindens are constantly working behind the scenes to improve Second Life, they are unfortunately not always very visible to the public. When actually logged into Second Life, they often hide their online status, simply because they are focusing on completing specific tasks as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, it’s very difficult to keep up with the huge number of IMs they receive if they make their status visible in search.

Spending time using Second Life and meeting Residents had always been important to Lindens. They loved holding in-world meetings to discuss specific issues, as well as just getting to know Residents personally whenever they could. And as Second Life grew, they wanted to make sure Residents knew they were not just working invisibly behind the curtain, but also participating in and exploring the world.

One place you may have found them was an area on the mainland called “Linden Village”. The Village is intentionally located immediately around the Waterhead Welcome Area which encourages exploration by new Residents.

Visit-the-linden-village.jpg