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We’ll Miss You July Hunts!

How did July flash by so quickly? It’s all just a blur of barbecues, pool parties, and outdoor fun. Sadly, the end of July also means the end of a bunch of fun hunts. Here’s a list of hunts that are wrapping up their runs on Thursday, July 31st.

The good news… you still have time! Bust a move and get out there. You can still score some hunt gifts if you’re quick about it!

More good news… I’ll have a whole bunch of new hunts for you to explore when I bring you Your Friday Hunt Report this week. A big shiny bunch of August hunts are all set to kick off. Yay!

Poke the names here for more info. You know you want to!

See you out on the hunt!

Fab Free Xia Nishi


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Today’s Top 10 Hunts

HUNT SL battle of the sexes for himGood morning fabulous fans! Here’s a listing of what’s hot in the hunt world today: Tuesday, July 29 .

The Battle of the Sexes hunts continue to lead the pack this week, with the Aloha Fair (not really a hunt) holding down third place. Around the Grid In 80 Days, Aqua Splash, and Dark Fantasy hunts are still making a strong showing even weeks into their runs. People really seem to be enjoying their hunting!

Just a reminder, that these are the 10 most popular viewed hunts over the past 48 hours or so. We don’t know how many people actually start (or finish) any given hunt.

See you out on the hunt!

Fab Free Xia Nishi


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Guest Blog by Geoffrey Edwardstone – More from the Medieval Fantasy Hunt

Guest Blog by Geoffrey Edwardstone, originally blogged [HERE].

I didn’t want my first post on the Medieval Fantasy Hunt (MFH XII) to run on for too long, but I do have a few more great gifts from that hunt to show.  Check that earlier post to get the general information about the hunt blog and how the hunt works.  MFH XII not only has clothing, a number of the merchants are offering furniture and outdoor objects for medieval and fantasy role-players.

Lacrime dell’anima’s (MFH XII #35) free gift on this hunt is the Spirits of Nature Table set shown in the next picture.  It features four tree stump chairs animated with various sit poses arranged around a cut tree table (the lantern on the table comes with it), all set in a lovely field of flowers.  If you’re looking to fit out a rural or fantasy setting, this is exactly what you need.   Next to me in back of the table set is the Viking Wagon from the Independent Objects shop (MFH XII #26).  Although it’s not scripted to be pulled by a horse or a person, it does have several nice cuddle poses for just hanging out with your special someone.

3Lacrime&IO(MFH#35&26)_001Along the same lines, United Inshcon (MFH XII #1) is giving away this Water Pond to MFH hunters.  It’s a nice little pond surrounded by rocks and grass tufts, and contains a wood tree branch for sitting and two wooden docks.  You can see me sitting on the dock at the far end, but the dock at the nearer end near the log has a diving animation so that you can land yourself in the water if you try to sit on the dock.  Really great fun, but try as I might I couldn’t manage a photo of me diving.

4United Inschcon(MFH#01)_001~*Sweet Revolutions*~ (MFH XII #02) is giving as it’s free hunt gift the “Yggdrasil – Der Weltenbaum.”  I’m not sure what “Yggdrasil” means, but “Der Weltenbaum” translates to “world tree” and it is a very realistic looking season changeable tree.  I happened to find this tree already rezzed on Sweet Revolutions’ region and snapped the picture below.  But to my surprise I discovered that the green, moss-covered ruins with the pretty lilac-colored flowers that is right in front of the tree is Sweet Revolutions’ prize in the Midsummer Nights Dream 5 grid wide hunt (MND5 #09) which is also running during July.  Here’s a link to the MND5 blog page where you can find out more about this hunt, but at least you get a peek at one of the gifts here.

5SweetRevolutions(MFH#02MNDH)_001And finally, the last item I’m going to show you from the Medieval Fantasy Hunt XII, is a complete avatar called the Elemental Wisp, the free hunt gift from Lilith’s Den (MFH XII #04).  That’s actually me in the picture looking like a free-floating green mop.  The avatar comes with complete body alpha and all those swirly floaty attachments.  The attachments include animations which make you float about in the breeze even if you are not actually flying or walking yourself.  I normally don’t go for these fantasy fairy-like things, but this one is fun and quite unusual.

9 Lilith's Den (#4MFH XII)_001So there you have it – more useful and fun things from the Medieval Fantasy Hunt.


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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL The-Fruit-Salad-Hunt_-_Poster-ImageThere are lots of hunts to tell you about this week Fabulous Fans. A few new ones have started, plus this is also going to be the last weekend to get in on all the July hunts, because come Thursday they’ll be history. So call a friend (to help you find all that cool stuff you’re going to get) and grab your hunt bag (to hold all that cool stuff you’re going to get) and start hunting!

Did I mention cool stuff? Hunting is a great way to pick up lots of free (or very nearly free) goodies from all over the Second Life grid.  FabFree and HUNT SL both have pages with tips to get you going. So what are you waiting for. Hunting is FUN!

Here they are, just poke the hunt names to get more information on each one.

See you out on the hunt!

Fab Free Xia Nishi


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FabFree HQ encourages lounging…Let me show you how!

Hello Fabbies! How is your week going? Are you all as happy as I am that we are passing the midweek mark? I thought, as I was just lounging around my skybox,  I would show you all a few of the free gifts that some of our generous FabFree Designers currently have available down at the FabFree Headquarters.

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First up of the FabFree gifts, Seldom Blue has put out the beautiful Lottie Lingerie in a lovely pinkish shade of red, and black. You can wear this set with or without the waist cincher and garters, as well as the stockings. For all you meshy-bits lovers, there are a few appliers supplied with this, a combined Tangos and Phat Azz applier, a SLink feet applier, and 3 layer HUDs for the SLink Physique body, so almost everyone should be very happy :)

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I personally believe that lingerie and jewels go together perfectly, so I was pretty happy to see that the current gift at FFHQ being offered by DDM Designs, was a gorgeous pair of sweetheart earrings, which just so happened to have a pinkish-red stone in the hearts. Talk about happy coincidence!

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Now, when lounging around in your lingerie, you cannot lounge in an empty room. So I took advantage of 2 more free gifts being offered at FFHQ. The first being from StoraxTree, the aptly named Cathedral Chest, has a definite gothic church feeling to it. Just above it is my second choice, the spirograph memo board from Wise Walls, which is a nice contrast in style to the chest. It is actually one of 2 wall decorations you receive in this gift, the other being a pretty heart memo board, which also would have worked nicely in my pictures, not to mention complimenting my heart earrings!

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Are you eyeing up the skin I am wearing? Don’t worry, stare all you like, I did when I first saw the gacha for it. Located just outside FabFree HQs, is a new gacha from Flounce. Many of you older skin lovers may remember Mimi Coral’s previous store, Cupcakes, Flounce is her newest creation, and yet again, she is satisfying our skin cravings, and at only L$25 a play for this gacha, it satisfies our love of a great deal as well. There are 5 different tones available, each tone having 2 different makeups, and none of the makeups are alike, so you have 10 different skins to play for, and all of them are so pretty. I have included a picture of the gacha ad for all of you to see, I am wearing #7, Anna – Latte – Nebula. The skins come with several different tattoo layers for beauty marks, freckles, blush and cheek highlighting, which you can put together to make your face your own.

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OK, my evening is winding down, and I think all this lounging has made me ready for bed :P Remember, do not let anyone tell you that it is weird to hang out in your undies and high heels, alone…well, almost alone if you don’t include Simon, who is already sleeping in the background. Until next time, TTFN!! *waves*


What is Calle wearing…

Lingerie – (SELDOM BLUE) – LOTTIE LINGERIE (free @ FabFree HQ)
Earrings – D.D.M Designs – Sweetheart Earrings (free @ FabFree HQ)
Skin – flounce – Anna – Latte – Nebula 7 (L$25 per play gacha @ FabFree HQ)
Shoes – KoiKoi  – Salsa –  Rasberry
Hair – /Wasabi Pills/ Jamie Mesh Hair – Crystal violet(tinted red-black) (past FLF item, no longer available)
SLink Hand Tattoo – BLINDED Kawaii Stars (past OMG Room gift, no longer available)
Eyes –  IKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Mani & Pedi – DiAna Slink Fingernails and Toenails HUDs – Hammered (L$1 each)
Hands and Feet – SLink

Room Accessories…
Chest – StoraxTree – Cathedral Chest A – copy version (free @ FabFree HQ)
Memo Board – Wise Walls – Spirograph Memo Board (free @ FabFree HQ)
Chair – Label Motion – Take a Break
Sleeping Cat – StoraxTree – Feline Treasures – Sleep – Black Tuxedo m
Books – Noodles – Books to Pride (gacha prize/no longer available)
Statuette – [Commoner] Award Statuette / Occupational (Best Designer) (L$50 gacha prize)

Standing Pose – BehaviorBody-STATICPOSES-PLACING PACK

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Guest Blog by Geoffrey Edwardstone – Calling All Roleplayers – The Medieval Fantasy Hunt

A Guest Blog by Geoffrey Edwardstone – Originally blogged [HERE]

I have to admit I’m a sucker for historical stuff in SL and I always try to check out historically themed hunts.  The twelfth edition of the Medieval Fantasy Hunt (MFH XII) is running until the end of this month, and starts at the United Inshcon shop sim.  You can follow the hunt either by getting the LM to the next hunt stop from the previous store’s gift or you can used the list of SLURLs at the MFH XII hunt blog.  The blog also gives the hints for each stop in both English and German (with one stop just in German) which is an advantage when you come upon a stop where the hint giver isn’t set up.  There were 52 stops in the MFH XII hunts when it started but 7 have dropped out, leaving 45 offering either a unisex or both a male and female prize.  But despite the fact there are just 45 stops, many of the prizes are ingeniously hidden at a considerable distance from the landing spot and it will take you a bit of time if you want to do the entire hunt.

First off let me show you the Odhor black mesh warrior outfit gift from PeKaS (MFH XII #15).  It’s mesh and includes alternative tunics with the hood up or with the hood down.  This outfit also includes the shoulder cape and the back-carried shield.  But the sword I’m wielding is the Viking Sword MFH XII gift from Dwar Barbosa Weapons (MFH XII #34).  The gift includes a wearable sheathed version, and is scripted with drawing and sheathing animations as well as the standard fighting animations.7Pekas,DwarBarbosa, Feyline (#15,34,28)_001The rightmost panel in the picture above shows an entire medieval Bryce woodsman outfit, which is the male gift at Feyline Fashions (MFH XII #28).  In addition to all the clothing, the outfit includes the hat, boots, bow and arrow (unscripted), and thigh-carried hunting knife.

Moving on, I’ve changed outfits to show you the Mystical Fantasy male medieval outfit in blue from C&N Designs (MFH XII #27).  The tunic and pants are mesh, and the outfit comes with the belt and boots.  It’s an elegant outfit, so I’m wearing it as I relax on Her Majesty’s Wooden Bench, the gift from An Lema (MFH XII #25).  This gift includes the animated mesh bench with all those pillows, the rug, two plant stands, and a table with decor items on it.

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And finally, this next picture shows you the Korin knight’s outfit, the male MFH XII gift from The Seamstress (MFH XII #37).  It doesn’t include the boots (those are the boots I showed you above), but it is a mighty fine looking outfit with a gold design on the red velvet and a gold neck chain. That pistol is the Pirate Pistol MFH gift from Designs by Isaura (MFH XII #12).  The gift includes a “holstered” version which has the pistol held at the waist with a golden sash.  The pistol does fire, but is not damage-enabled unless you stick your own scripts into it.

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There’s a lot more good stuff out there on the Medieval Fantasy Hunt so I hope I’ve shown you enough that you’ll go out and find all that good stuff.

Geoffrey is Wearing:

Picture 1:

Outfit – left:  Odhor in black from PeKaS (#15 MFH XII/free)

Sword: Viking Sword from Dwar Barbosa Weapons (#34 MFH XII/free)

Outfit – right (including bow & arrows, hunting knife):  Bryce woodsman’s outfit in brown from Feyline Fashions (#28 MFH XII/free)

 

Picture 2:

Outfit:  Mystical Fantasy Male from C&N Designs (#27 MFH XII/free)

Furniture: Her Maesty’s Medieval Wooden Bench from An Lema (#25 MFHXII/free)

 

Picture 3:

Outfit:  Korin from The Seamstress (#37 MFH XII/free)

Pistol: Pirate Pistol from Designs by Isaura  (#12 MFH XII/free)

 

In All Pictures:

Skin:  Buck 07 in Bronze from Filthy (former group gift/not free)

Eyes:  mid grey eyes from dirty.little.secret (not free)

Hair:  Brody in Dark Brown from A&A (not free)

Sim:  Silken Dreams


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FabFree Designer of the Day – 07/15/14 – The Beautiful Ones

The Beautiful Ones – Summer Cinema (FREE / 0L / Group Gift) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Orange%20City/34/124/22

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers. Photos are work of the designers.


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Summer Fashion Festival 2014 – Part 4

Alright my lovely Fabfreebers, here it is, the 4th and final installment of my Summer Fashion Festival 2014 posts. Now, I will apologize in advance, I am sure I missed some of the gifts out there. Some stores may have simply not had them out when I went around, or I just plain missed them, but I think I got the good majority of them. Oh, before I get to the pictures, I never did mention that there are gacha machines at this event as well. Lots of cute things to be had from them. Pru was good enough to show you one gacha find HERE, but there are a whole lot more awesome items to try your luck on winning, so make sure you take a look.

Enough of my gabbing, onto the pics!!!

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Pic 1 – Y o K a n a – Jewelry Sailor Earrings
Pic 2 – POMPOSITY – Mirror Ball Earrings
Pic 3 –  Blue Couture – My Hawaiian Hat, and Shoulder Guinea Pig (these are 2 separate gifts from Blue Couture)
Pic 4 – WTB ** STRIPES sunglasses – on nose,( you also get a version worn on top of your head and closed hanging from the front of a shirt)

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= fashiowl poses =  Swimming time  (Now, obviously this picture is not of anything to do with swimming, as the gift is called, but the pose you get is for 2, and at the time of me shooting my pics, I did not have anyone to model the second pose with me. It also comes with cute little arm floaties. But….this picture is of the box it comes in, really, this cute owl pose is the box, and it’s so great that I thought you all would like to see it too. So, it’s like getting 2 poses in one! (I think I’ll name him Fred.)

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Pic 1 – [Glitzz] Glenda Outfit – system layer White top and Black jean shorts, with WowMeh applier
Pic 2 – Lolita – Pink Fusion – system layer Top and Shorts with Lola, phat/cute azz, brazilia, Lush, and ghetto booty appliers on a single HUD
Pic 3 – fashionlicious babydoll purple blue sparkle butterfly – mesh
Pic 4 – M&M-::MeshIT:: CountryDress

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Pic 1 – ARISE. Dome Shirt / Pink – system layer with Lola applier
Pic 2 – SLC Summer Fashion Festival III 2014 Gift – mesh top
Pic 3 – RKW6-Rams Wear-Artic red – mesh

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::BAD::  Spring Fling Leggings – comes with a hud applier, but it doesn’t say for what, I’m guessing phatazz?

 

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.:TBOHome:. Summer Cinema – set


What is Calle wearing…

Shoes – fri.day – Wayfaring.Sandals (Vintage)
Hair – *Dura-Boys&Girls*49(Black) + [LANEVO] LC HAIRBASE – BUZZCUT (DURA-BLACK) – Both at Dura
Skin – :[ Al Vulo! ] – [ Celestial ] – [ Angel fairy TDRF] (L$70 at current round of The Dressing Room) (previously shown by Love HERE)
Mani and Pedi – A:S:S - SLINK avatar enhancement system nails – Rainbow
SLink Hand Tattoo – BLINDED Kawaii Stars
Eyes –  IKON Promise Eyes – Silverleaf(right) & Fjord(left)
Hands and Feet – SLink

Poses – AUSHKA&CO-Aurora Pose Pack+Mirrored (past Fi*Friday item)

 


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Guest Blog by Lyric R. – Brazil

Guest blog by Lyric R., originally blogged [HERE]

Hi Everyone,
Today I’m doing a post with Khronos (Dark Kegel) again! He found these outfits free on MP and thought we could blog them. The woman’s outfit comes with Lola’s, Phat Azz, Brazilia and Wowmeh appliers! It’s pretty sexy!

 

 

On Me:
Skin: Curio (last month Collabor88)
Hair: +Spellbound+  Amber@Summerfest ’14
Outfit: .::FLG::. Torcida Brasil #3 (FREE)
Hands & Feet: Slink
Nail Appliers: *otm*- Nail Appliers for Slink nails (FREE)
Earrings: -RYCA- PID ICED

On Him:
Outfit:  .::FLG::. Torcida Brasil #3 – Male Gift (FREE)
Hair: [INK] Hair__OGLE :: Coal
Feet: ISPACHI [Natural Men's Feet] Rigged


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FabFree Designer of The Day – 07/02/14 – Aphrodite

FabFree Designer oF the day - Aphrodite
Aphrodite La Doree Complete Coffee Set – Like On Facebook 500 Likes Gift

1) Like Aphrodite Shop in Facebook
2) Get your code only for likers
3) Come to the store and get this gift. Enjoy! :)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aphrodite-Shop/594394047278890

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers. Photos are work of the designers

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