Harlem Shakin’… SL Stylee


I don’t know if any of you have a group of friends who you play games with, but I do. My group of friends consists mainly of my girlfriend Bethany, her RL friends Ray and Destiny and SL buddies Phemie and Garrett. We play games like Tera, to Minecraft, but today we decided to contribute to the internet phenomenon known as HARLEM SHAKE.

Second Life is a brilliant place for creativity and expression. We all know this, and sadly sometimes the outside world doesn’t. But here I am, humping the thin air wearing a stormtrooper mask, surrounded by individuals with some sense of individualism that can be overlooked in this game, because all that second life is, is individualism. I’m humping the air but at the same time I’m bloody loving it, and the angry person with the troll face behind me, and even the horse, is loving it too. Something inside me wants to facebook this shit to my friends, but I know half of them will be like “WTF IS THIS SECOND LIFE SHIT?” … so therefore I don’t, but thats ok, because not everyone I know understands the virtual world and it’s attractions.

My main point is NOT that Second Life is what you want it to be, it’s NOT that people on the ‘outside’ don’t understand us and will never appreciate… rather it’s that we know how to have fun, in our study rooms, in our bedrooms and in our computer rooms… where our friends join us to do stupid things, pointless meaningless things, together. Friends we might only see once a year, once a millennium…who knows…

… Let us not forget the limits of Second Life, let us embrace the limits it challenges us with, and dare to overcome them.

I have had too much wine, so I’m going now to pass out. Have a merry bloody evening everyone xxx

SCENE: https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p/UTILIZATOR-anime-style-japanese-school-class-room/1417289
(copy and paste I know, too lazy to fix this right now :D)
OUTFITS: If you think I am posting EVERYONE’S outfit in here you must be crazy. Though I have on a N-Creation Hoodie πŸ˜‰
SPECIAL THANKS: To EVERYONE in the video, especially Bethany Heart who made it – (Prizes for those who spot Strawberry)


AKAMi is a guest blogger on StrawberrySingh.com. Previously a photographer and stylist for KMADD Enterprises. To see more of his work, check out his flickr: http://www.flickr.com/akami_round2

12 thoughts on “Harlem Shakin’… SL Stylee

  • March 5, 2013 at 11:02 pm

    I absolutely love what you wrote about Second Life here, it’s perfect. Thank you for inviting me to be a goofy Catwoman doing a crazy dance. It was fun being part of the video. <3

  • March 5, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    Hahah, very welcome, but you gave away who you were in the vid… πŸ˜›

  • March 5, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Hi Seicher! It’s great huh, glad you liked it πŸ˜€

  • March 5, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    That was the best SL harlem shake vid I’ve seen! Loved it!

  • March 5, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    Had me laughing completely loved it well done !!

  • March 6, 2013 at 3:10 am

    lololololol! One of the reasons I adore you sir! <3 Well played!

  • March 6, 2013 at 9:53 am

    I had such a blast and I agree with Akami. Second Life is where it’s bloody ok to be as silly as you want and enjoy every last second of it. We are all too serious both in RL and in SL sometimes!

  • March 6, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    Hehe, this video made me grin from ear to ear at a time when I really needed it. Thanks you πŸ™‚

  • March 9, 2013 at 3:34 am

    Haha this is great! Love it. \o/

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