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Your Friday Hunt Report

SL12BIG HUNT 300The SL12B Community Celebration is going on right now. This is Second Life’s 12th birthday party and if you haven’t visited yet, you’ll definitely want to put it on your agenda. With the celebration also comes a couple of hunts.

The SL12BIG HUNT takes place all over the sims of the fair, with over 90 exhibitors participating. Yes, it’s THAT BIG! There are all kinds of free goodies to be picked up.

The SL12B Nano Hunt is a little hunt which is taking place right in the HUNT SL building at the celebration. There are 12 free prizes (one for each year). You just have to climb up and look for them.

There is of course, all kinds of other hunt goodness going on as well. Check out the list below to find some pretty keen hunts.

Still unclear on the whole hunting thing? Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get in on the action. Pay them a visit and you’ll be good to go!

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Should The Evenings Grow Cooler…

 

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We are enjoying a beautiful summer now, my favorite season of the year. In real life, I am a warm-weather creature and even in Second Life I tend to avoid cold areas – lest I lose a few pixels to virtual frostbite. However, one pleasant surprise for me lately was seeing some excellent fall wardrobe items pop up this early in the year. I have decided to take a few minutes of valuable beach time and devote them to sharing some cooler weather clothing that has recently been offered to us, the male bargain hunters of Second Life.

The FREE FaMeshed group gift this month comes from Kauna and includes the diamond orange sweater, the steel blue XIV shirt and tweed overcheck trousers (not shown here). All three items are of excellent quality and look very much like real life clothing. The sweater is beautifully shaded and textured. I bet by the time fall arrives, it will be my favorite pullover. The realistic steel blue XIV shirt looks great without the sweater as well. The tweed overcheck trousers have a beautiful dark texture on them and are definitely a keeper, but for the pic I opted for sharp black tuxedo trousers that I bought from Kauna recently. The main reason I couldn’t wait to show you this though is located in the “additional items” box inside the group gift. Kauna, in addition to a generous array of options and sizes included in this gift, added a bonus box with some extra variations as well. This means you can wear both the sweater and that beautiful blue shirt under that amazing men’s Kuana leather jacket that they gave away last month at FaMeshed! The Jacket, which I blogged here previously looks fantastic! I have been on the lookout for some great things to wear under it, and this is a perfect chance to get a sweater and a shirt that look absolutely perfect with it! In case you missed it when Tiana posted it previously here, you finally have a second chance to pick it up. Hurry though, the month is nearly over, and whether you were lucky enough to get the jacket last month or not, this is a great chance to get very high quality clothing for FREE!

IKON is offering another FREE group gift for a very limited time. If you click the above picture, and once you are in my flickr, click the picture once more, you will get a closer look at the IKON Odyssey Eyes – Clarity. They are a light gray-ish blue with distinctively shaped pupils and plenty of reflections. They are Mesh, but could be used as system eyes if you prefer. They even included a hud to make fitting and selecting options easier. I don’t expect them to be out long, so run to IKON to pick up these FREE eyes while they are still available.

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The Menstuff Hunt has been great this time around. All month I have been posting fabulous clothing and items that were part of it. Now, with the hunt ending at the end of the month, this is my last chance to share some items with you that I thought worthy of special attention. Fe Style is offering this light denim jacket that is going to be perfect as the season turns to fall or for a cool summer’s night. The Tartan Denim Jacket is a mesh one-piece including the white T-Shirt, comes in 5 sizes for worry free fit, and looks lightweight and comfortable to wear. I love the range of colors in the jacket! It manages to be multihued, yet is very easy on the eyes with its mix of blues and gray. For the cost of only 1L this is definitely a good pickup, and yet another reason for people to hunt the Menstuff Hunt (even if they haven’t started yet).

The riot of color in the lower two pictures comes courtesy of Come Soon Poses. Their FREE gift for the Menstuff Hunt, *CS* Paparazzo is a beautiful fall-themed photo prop that I am thrilled to put to use already. It comes with a bench and a pose, but you can always move them out of the way and substitute whichever items you intend to use. The colors are vibrant, and when fall comes around this will be an excellent addition to your photo prop collection, or even to your own back yard.

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The Menstuff Hunt gift from Lovecats is the No Club Jacket, the perfect article of clothing to wrap up my coverage of the Menstuff Hunt for now. It is a one-piece mesh item, but it appears to have 4 layers of clothing (a T-Shirt, shirt, hoodie and jacket) integrated into it. It comes in five sizes for a good fit. Although it is very snug around my waist and required some emergency slider dieting, the great look of the garment more than made up for that tiny inconvenience. “Lone wolf – no club” is emblazoned on the back with a white wolf logo giving it a biker style look. Each part of the mesh looks very realistic and, since it is one piece, it is very easy to wear once you perfect its fit for your avi. Biker style, unbelievably inexpensive, and simple to wear, Fe Style did a superb job on this FREE gift. I hope you like it as much as I do.

Next up, I will be doing the Biker Hunt, which started just two days ago. I want to point out that Tellaq, an excellent store for male skins, has a Midnight Mania board at their main store. The group is required, but it is free. Although the target number seems high, when new skins and avy packages get put up on the board the target is met for several days. I should know, because that Midnight Mania is a regular stop for me on Second Life, and I get nearly every prize package they offer. Tellaq is especially good at darker skins which feature extremely highly defined muscle textures. It just so happens that the skin currently on the midnight mania board is called “Saint” and is perfect for my new biker look, as you can see here. If you are looking for a skin upgrade, haunt the MM board and you will probably come up with something that pleases you. It’s worth the effort.

Well, with my sneak peek into fall now complete, I think I am going to strip off these clothes and hit a nice, quiet beach for a little “me” time. Please, enjoy the rest of the summer with us at Fab Free and don’t worry, we will keep an eye out for amazing deals whatever the season. Until next time, get some sun and I will see you on the grid!—–WHC Riler

 

WHC is wearing…
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FaMeshed Group Gift – Kauna FaMeshed Group Gift incl. Sweater, Shirt & Trousers  (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Eyes – IKON IKON Odyssey Eyes – Clarity (FREE Gift/FREE Group)

Wavy Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

Denim Jacket – Fe Style Tartan Denim Jacket  (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu

Fall Photo Prop – Come Soon Poses *CS* Paparazzo (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Biker Hoodie & Jacket – Lovecats No Club Jacket (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Skin On Biker – Tellaq Saint

Biker Hair – Argrace Glide in Dark Brown (Tinted)

 

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Those Hot Summer Nights

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Happy Monday, and happy summer!  To celebrate the new season,  I hauled myself on over to the Flawless Hot Summer Nights cart sale/hunt to pick up some truly awesome freebies and sale items.  There are dozens of carts on the sim, each with great deals all under $100L, a free gift (hunt for the ice pop!)   I picked up a few things while I was there… okay, a lot of things! This cute cross front top from Saris Creations was one of my favorite finds.  It has a sweet, flowing feel and a great texture.  It pairs perfectly with the Pale Green Necklace from the Beloved Jewelry cart and the Life Nail Polish from Posh Pixels.
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It may be summer now, but these eggstrodinarily cute shoes from the MM boards at Bitch Heels are still among my favorites to wear.  Created for SLink high feet, but they are unrigged, so they have the potential to work with other foot styles. The boards do rotate through a few different shoes, but they all are amazing and worth a slap.  The pedicure is courtesy of the same Posh Pixel hud.  It includes 8 cheerful and sometimes psychedelic polishes for Slink hands and feet.  Each polish set is so bright and cheerful.

Here’s to a wonderful Monday, and an even better summer!

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From the Hot Summer Night Sale/Hunt

Pale Green Necklace – Beloved JewelryFREE
Cross Front Top – Saris CreationsFREE
Life Nail Polish – Posh PixelsFREE

From Other Places

Eggsquisite Easter Shoes – Bitch Heels – MM Prize FREE
Skinny Jeans – H.A.R.D. – $10L on Marketplace

Mesh Hands/Feet/Body – Slink Avatar Enhancement
Skin – 7 Deadly Skins – Taupe
Tomorrow Hair – Magika HUD Pack 3

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More summer please :)

Hello again, FabFree Folks. We’re officially into Summer here on this side of the world and that means ever hotter days and nights. The Flawless group is celebrating summer with a Cart sale and Hunt: The Hot Summer Nights. Just look for the yummy little popsicle on and around the Carts for a 0L Hunt prize.

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This is the “Lemon Bar” dress, it’s the Hunt prize for More Than Ever’s Cart. I love the cool lemon yellow and the disk detail on the neck are really unusual. It’s just the perfect thing for a summer garden party or outing.  While you’re at More Than Ever’s Cart don’t forget to check out the shop for other deals like the group gift, the gacha machine  and the midnight mania board.

The Flawless Hot Summer Nights Cart Sale and Hunt will run until July 6th.

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Mid Feet + Basic HUD
HairSentinus – Charlane
ShoesAlyce – Maryjane Pumps

DressMore Than Ever – Lemon Bar – (Free/0L/Hot Summer Nights Hunt prize)

LocationBaja Norte

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL here-comes-summer-full-perm-hunt-posterHappy Friday my Fabulous Friends! Summer will be officially here on Sunday… summer solstice… the longest day of the year. Well, for those of us in the northern hemisphere anyway. If you live down under, then it’s mid winter. But that’s neither here nor there. There are a bunch of great hunts going on anyway, and many of them have a summer theme… or at least make a nod in that direction.

We’re starting to see more full-perm hunts, which is great if you’re a builder or a content creator. Check out the Here Comes Summer or the Keep Calm & BBQ Full Perm hunts if you like full-perm stuff.

Both FabFree and HUNT SL have excellent pages if you want to get started with hunting if you haven’t been before, and some great tips even if you’re a veteran hunter.

Check out all these hunts and find the one that’s right for you. Poking the names will lead you to more information.

See you out on the hunt!

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Staying Cool With Menstuff!

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Happy Wednesday everyone! This June has been fantastic for male freebie and cheapie-hunters! This week, I bring you more items from the Menstuff Hunt, a one hundred store hunt that runs until the end of June. Hunt prizes are at most 1L, but the majority of them are offered for FREE! There is no reason not to roll your sleeves up and get hunting, the prizes are too good to pass up!

Gabriel, a store with a reputation for generous FREE group gifts, created this beautiful floral print shirt for the Menstuff Hunt. The Mesh Gradation Flower shirt comes in two colors: blue and black. The floral pattern appears in the bottom quarter of the shirt and sleeves for a subtle, summery look without making the shirt look feminine. The lighter color in the upper part of the shirt draws the eye to the chest area where the shirt is unbuttoned and open. This shirt will give you a cool, stylish, laid back look in whichever color you choose to wear. Gabriel’s FREE Menstuff Hunt gift is a great choice to wear around the grid this summer.

To complement the shirt, I chose the Men’s Mesh Kanto Chino Jeans from Hawker’s House. Sporting extremely well-done shading and texturing, these gray jeans look realistic and provide a very manly look, if you know what I mean. There is no reason we should go around looking like Ken dolls, so it’s always nice to see a little shading to give us guys a little added dimension. Hawker’s House’s hunt prize for the Menstuff Hunt is one of the most generous gifts in the entire hunt. For 1L, you get these swell mesh jeans, the blue denim boots I am wearing and a red nyc T-Shirt (not pictured). The Men’s Mesh Doc Martin Style Boots in Denim are very nicely textured and likely to stand out more than simple black or brown leather Doc Martin style boots. There is something you should be aware of when you get this excellent hunt gift. I have noticed from personal experience that automatic unpacking scripts occasionally don’t transfer the alpha to inventory along with the other items (if the alpha is no copy). In order to unpack this gift, I strongly recommend rezzing the box on the ground and manually unpacking it instead of clicking the box as instructed. This way, you will have everything you need to enjoy these fantastic boots. Quality, inexpensive footwear for men is not an easy find on Second Life, and for only 1L these boots from Hawker’s House are of high enough quality to deserve a very close look! Plus, you get the Kanto Chino Jeans as well!

My necklace is part of the Menstuff Hunt prize from Timeless Designs. The Rebel Black Agate Rope Necklace and Bracelet are both included in the Menstuff Hunt gift. I really liked the simple, masculine look of these pieces. If you look closely, you can see the braiding of the rope and the designs on the gray beads. Great care and time was obviously invested in creating these products. This hunt gift will only set you back 1L, and Timeless Designs made sure it was money well spent. I know I will enjoy it and hope that some of you will as well.

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When I first saw this T-Shirt, I knew I had to blog it. The Fetthunterblack T-Shirt from Fliped Out Designs is a great item for the Sci-fi geek nestled inside all of us. Inspired by the universe’s favorite bounty hunter, the T-Shirt is designed with a large playing card like image with the word “Hunter” in the middle of it. At least I hope it is playing card like. If it was a tarot card I would be packing my bags right now instead of writing this. No reason to take any chances concerning my own fate. This unique graphic tee is the FREE Menstuff Hunt Gift from Fliped Out Designs and is available like the rest of the hunt prizes until the end of June.

These black boots were a super find over at The Grey Goose. The Black A** Kickers turned out to be just what I needed to complete this outfit. They have a detailed leather texture and silver metal fasteners, one zipper and three skull buckles. Originally, I had mixed feelings about highlighting them because they are not resizable at least by any method I am aware of. On the shapes I regularly use, the fit was imperfect. Of course, in these days of mesh, it is not unusual to have to adjust your shape to wear something. So, that was not enough reason to discard a perfectly nice pair of FREE black leather boots, especially considering you can pick them up and make your own decisions. Personally, I kept them! ;-)

Some readers might have noticed I am wearing a different skin than usual. STALKERS! The Menstuff Hunt skin from Seven Deadly Skins is very nice, easily passing my very picky standards, and absolutely no surprise to me. Although it is good enough for any male avy to wear, it is an incredible pick up for any new residents or alts out there. There is no reason to look new when you can find a skin this nice for FREE! Thank you for such a nice hunt gift.

Lastly, I want to point out one item that is NOT part of the Menstuff Hunt. Rather, it is an entirely FREE gift for a limited time from Poetic Colors. The Summer Sky Eyes – Beach Nighteyes are a beautiful blue with some pink and lavender mixed in. Click on my pictures above to get into my flickr, then click once more to magnify the image for an up-close look at these eyes. They are only available for a limited time, so if you like them, run over and pick these up as soon as you can.

That’s it for this week. Although I have highlighted over twenty items from the Menstuff Hunt this month, there are one hundred stores participating. So, try as I might, I have only scratched the surface of this wonderful hunt. I want to take a moment to remind everyone that the For Him Hunt is still going on, but ends on the nineteenth of this month. So, if you want to pick up a really sexy workout outfit blogged here, this is your last chance. Until next time my friends, take care and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler
WHC is wearing…
Cool Summer Shirt – Gabriel The Mesh Gradation Flower Shirt  (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Jeans & Blue Denim Boots – Hawker’s House The Mesh Kanto Chino Jeans & Doc Martin Style Boots in Denim (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Necklace – Timeless Designs The Rebel Black Agate Rope Necklace and Bracelet  (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Graphic T-Shirt – Fliped Out Designs The Fetthunterblack T-Shirt (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Black Boots – The Grey Goose Black A** Kicker Boots (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Skin – Seven Deadly Skins – The Menstuff Hunt Skin (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Eyes – Poetic Colors The Summer Sky Eyes – Beach Nighteyes (FREE Gift)
Note – Limited time offer, grab them as soon as possible.

Hair – Argrace Akira

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Summer in the South

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If you’ve ever been to the South in the summer, you know the word hot doesn’t begin to describe the temperature outside. Not only is it at times oppressively hot, but it can be stiflingly humid as well. This prompts those of us who manage to thrive in the South to wear as little as possible without going naked during the hot months of summer! Now, I have no authority on this, but I think that’s where this “Mary Ann of Gilligan’s Island” style button-down crop top tied in the front comes from. It’s need to beat the heat and still look cute! I do think that the style is casual, cute, and yes, sexy.

Where can you find this flirty little top? It’s Holli Pocket‘s contribution to the “I hunt. You hunt. We hunt. Seuss Hunt”! The Seuss Hunt is a dollarbie hunt, and you’ll be hunting a red and white striped hat. There are several other hunts going on at Holli Pocket as well so keep an eye out. The shirt is fully mesh and comes with multiple sizes and the needed alpha layer.

The shorts Pru’s wearing are the current group gift at Lolita. They are the essential pair of summer blue-jean shorts. They come in regular system layers, and include appliers for Omega, Slink, and TMP. I really like that these great shorts are not to short and not high rise or low riders. Everyone needs a pair like this. Also, as a group gift, these shorts are FREE with your Lolita tag. The Lolita group is also FREE to join.

All together, you get the perfect summer outfit for just one linden!

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Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairAnalog Dog – Mash

SkinLumae :: Jewel – 5 – Amber // Ocean

Head –  Lelutka – Aria

Top – *HolliPocket* Rock My Bits Baby-Dotty Navy

Shorts – Lolita – Shorts Cerise – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Hands – Slink – Elegant 1

Feet – Slink – Mid

Location – Nordan om Jorden

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Back to the Beach

Ahhhhh, the weekend is finally here!  And with it… I have returned to the beach. Where, like MZ. Love said, “It’s all peace, love and sandy feet!

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One of my favorite things to do when we lived out in California, was spend all day playing on the beach with our family then building a bonfire to cook out.  So when I saw this adorable ‘Sunshine Beach Set’ from Park Place Home Decore was a prize for the 2L ‘Keep Calm and BBQ’ Hunt I knew I had to have it.  The set comes with the cute chair loaded with  20 poses, the stripy towel also loaded with 13 poses and props PLUS the Picnic Basket.

I also found this cute outfit, ‘Lexington’ from Euphoria Couture, on the Hunt. The set comes with the denim shorts. the red checkered halter top and the red sandals for Slink flat feet. Everything you need for a day on the warm sands.  Last, but not least, I picked up these sweet treats ‘I Scream’ nails from Weaponized Sugar. They are for Slink hands and there is an applier for system hands as well.

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My gorgeous hair is not part of the Hunt but I wanted to tell everyone who loves hair styles about it anyway! Truth Hair is having a huge sale with over 100 styles all marked down to 50L per color pack. This is ‘Aradhana’ and it comes with the color change HUD for the hair band so it will fit lots of your outfits. I don’t know how long this awesome sale will last so hurry over and stock up!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet

Outfit + ShoesEuphoria Couture – Lexington Set – (2L prize for the Keep Calm and BBQ Hunt)

Nails Weaponized Sugar – I Scream – (2L prize for the Keep Calm and BBQ Hunt)

Chair + Towel + BasketPark Place Home Decore – Sunshine Beach Set – (2L prize for the Keep Calm and BBQ Hunt)

HairTruth Hair – Aradhana – (50L per color pack during the 50L Sale)

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL welcometosummeradjpgI do believe summer is here. It’s hot hot HOT… 103F forecast for my neck of the woods today. So yes, summer is here. It’s a good time to stay inside with the air conditioning, a cold drink, and your computer screen. In other words, a good time to do some hunting.

There are plenty of hunts to go on too, and lots of themes. Steampunk… check. Beaches… check. Pajamas… check… and lot’s more to choose from.

Both FabFree and HUNT SL have excellent pages if you want to get started with hunting. So read up before you exit through your front door.

So check out the list for the hunt that’s just right for you. Point and click the names for more info on each hunt.

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Fab Free Designer of the Day – 06/11/2015 – Firefly

Shangai Necklace and Earrings

Pick up this unique jewelry set for just 1 linden at Firefly, if you can find it that is! This item is a Summer Hunt prize, Happy Hunting!

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**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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