This week in our pairs we had to go out and meet two new people in Second Life and we decided to go out and take a walk around the local area by Dit and Dublin. There aren’t too many people around this part of second life so it wasn’t an easy job finding people to talk to. As we were walking around I spotted a woman’s character and walked over and sent a message saying Hi, it took a while for her to reply but I got a hello back from her. I tried to further the conversation by asking how she was but she walked away and that was that.
The next thing we did was walk around some more and try to locate people. We saw a pub on the corner and went in because we knew there’d be atleast one or two people inside. We were right there were one or two including a bar man and people would come and go for short periods of time. Kate approached a man’s character and introduced herself and she didn’t get a reply either.
Overall we didn’t get to talk to people much and that was disappointing because it was what we were asked to do, but at least we tried. Hopefully as time goes on and we figure this whole module out we will be able to meet more people and get them to reply. I think as we get to know Second Life more, we will be better at approaching people and visiting places.