Adventures in Sansar Retailing (#1,749 in a Continuing Series)

There has been a mystery creator on the Sansar Store named SWANZ, who has posted dozens of items like this:

SWANZ Items in the Sansar Store

At one point, SWANZ had well over 600 items in the store! Well, some people began to notice a striking similarity between some full-perm items listed in the SL Marketplace, and items SWANZ was selling on the Sansar Store. For example, this tree stump:

SWANZ tree stumpSL Marketplace tree stump

…And then people started noticing that the number of items that SWANZ has posted for sale has begun dropping quite precipitously! Right now it’s down to 49! Hmmm…..

UPDATE 12:06 p.m.: Well, SWANZ (or someone from Linden Lab) has deleted every single one of his items from the Sansar Store. Obviously, something was up.

SECOND UPDATE Dec. 6th: Someone (who wishes to remain anonymous) has told me:

Schwanz m (genitive Schwanzes, plural Schwänze, diminutive Schwänzchen n ). A tail. (informal) a cock, a penis. (derogatory, of a person) A prick.
It was prettty obvious from day one :smiley:
I think he was a troll.
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Designing Worlds Pays a First Visit to Sansar!

Saffia Widdershins and Elrik Merlin, the co-hosts of the popular and long-running show Designing Worlds, which covers design and designers in virtual worlds, paid their first-ever visit to Sansar! As part of the show, Saffia did an in-depth interview with Linden Lab’s Lead Community Manager, Jenn, and they visited several experiences together.

Designing Worlds

Starry Stars and Stuff in Sansar Starry Stars and Stuff in Sansar

Join us at 2pm SLT today, Monday 4th December, for the new episode of Designing Worlds at our studio in Garden of Dreams in Second Life, for a very special show as we pay our first ever visit to the new Linden Lab platform – Sansar.

Garden of Dreams in Sansar, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont Garden of Dreams in Sansar, photograph by Wildstar Beaumont

In this first (or two) episodes, we explore the studio that Kayle Matzerath has created for us in Garden of Worlds in Sansar. Then Saffia talks to Jenn, Lead Community Manager for Linden Lab on Sansar, who talks about the way that the grid is developing, and shows her own Experience, Starry Stars & Stuff (a work in progress), built with items already available on the Sansar marketplace.  And we also take a look at two more of the Sansar Experiences – the Diner, created by…

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