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Guys time to shine…

I truly like hunts that are just for us guys.  I don’t have to find gifts I’ll never wear (really?!? … another pink nightie?) because they are made with the fairer sex in mind. Guy hunts, guy things, guy clothes, guy toys… now that’s what I’m talkin’ about. I spent last night following the hunt path on the For Him Hunt 3. This is the first hunt I’ve completed from beginning to end since I’ve been back and I found out that I am rusty at hunting. But with patience, a bit of luck, and just a few lindens, I completed the hunt and have all kinds of goodies to show you over the next few days.

Fish in a barrel…

This look comes by way of Firelight Creations & Man Stuff (#12 on your dance card if you’re keeping track). The all-in-one Henry Suit can be yours for just $1L if you find the hunt gift in the shape of a wrench (that little bugger blended in so well 😠). This suit, with shoes included, comes with a HUD to to mix and match color combinations, right down to the buttons on the jacket. I went with the blue to match my eyes, but you can pick whatever color suits you.  Oh! And the barrel I’m leaning against… that’s the wearable box it came in, pose included. But have no fear, there is another Boom Barrel in the gift that can be used as decoration or even for target practice. The For Him Hunt 3 runs all through February.

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: Firelight Creations & Man Stuff – Henry Suit w/ Texture HUD (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)
Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud

Pose: Firelight Creations & Man Stuff – Boom Barrel (For Him Hunt 3 $1L)

Sim: Warehouse District

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Charming

Greetings all.

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Finally, we have an ensemble that is fit for a gentleman. This is the ‘Prince Charming’ suit from Firelight Creations / Man Stuff, for the Enchanted Fairytale Hunt. The elegant suit comes as one piece for alpha layer ease and contains a HUD with four smart colors and combinations to choose from. I chose the simple black and white version but there’s also a silver and gray, a gold and burgundy and a black and red version. The ‘charming’ element is supplied by the red rose that comes with the prize that bestows a red rose upon a click. The suit comes in the standard Mesh sizes XS-XL and includes the shoes for a complete look.

The 1L Enchanted Fairytale Hunt runs until May 30th.

I remain most sincerely yours,

Gabriel St.James

 

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Gabriel is wearing ~

Hair – EMO-tions – Ron
EyesIKON – Hope Eyes in “Field”
Hands + NailsSlink– SLink Male Hands + Basic Nail HUD
Skin7 Deadly S{K}ins – Daan

Complete Outfit – Firelight Creations/Man Stuff – Prince Charming – (1L prize for the Enchanted Fairytale Hunt)

 

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Postcards From Paradise!

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Greetings from the bay shore Fabbies! I am still on vacation, no use in rushing a return to the rat race. After all, there is plenty for them to eat in my apartment and Rat #4 has definitely developed an attitude lately. Prima Donnas, I have no patience for them. Anyway, it’s much nicer at the shore as you can see from this postcard-pretty scene.

This unique shirt is great for a summer vacation. I have always had a love of fish and aquaria. In real life, I was raised with up to five tanks of tropical fish to be maintained at any given time. When I saw this FREE shirt from EccentriciXi, I knew I had to have it. I love how this shirt just screams “Vacation!” The Fishes Men’s Shirt buttons up the front and has wildly colorful, but realistic, fish printed on a dark blue background that looks great with blue jeans. Also, If I fall off the pier into the ocean, it will serve as camouflage to keep the local sharks from noticing my tasty-looking perfect complexion. I may still look like a seal, but at least I will blend in better, and that could save my tender little pixels. EccentriciXi currently offers this as a FREE group gift. I heartily recommend it for fish lovers all over Second Life.

My jeans are currently on sale at Nevermore Designs. They are the 2015 Dark Navy Men’s Baggy Mesh Jeans, which I chose because the dark blue shade looks fantastic with the shirt. They are a good basic pair of jeans with a wonderful texture, but they are a bit short. So, mostly I would suggest wearing them tucked into boots to take advantage of that. For only 35L, I am quite pleased with the find, and WOW do they look great with the shirt!

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My travels on the grid lately led me to Lavarock, one of my favorite stores on Second Life. I frequently go there to check out the group gifts, since most of them I picked up over the last fifteen months have been so great that I decided to blog them. Besides that, I love their style. Sadly, there is no new male group gift as of yet, but I did notice a gacha there for a very reasonable 25L. I try not to spend much money on SL, but knowing there were great odds to get something I would like, I paid the machine and got this cool T-Shirt! While the fish shirt screamed “Vacation!” this shirt literally screams “HeavyMetalRockAndRollTossMeAnotherEnergyDrinkHey,WhereAreMyPants?” That is a lot for a shirt to say, indeed! The shirt has heavy metal iconography emblazoned on an aggressive design, featuring a nightmarish skull that bears a horned helmet and wings. Framed with dark red flourishes, the design seems to be printed on the shirt rather than just stuck over it (a pet peeve of mine that I still occasionally see in some hunt prizes). It is a very realistic, nearly nightmare inducing T-Shirt, and one of six great designs available from the 25L gacha over at Lavarock.

My jeans are part of The Biker Hunt prize from Man Stuff, a division of Firelight Creations. I point them out because they are an excellent item to pick up for a general wardrobe. They look very realistic and fit nicely around the waist so they look great under casual tees like the one I am wearing above. The Cole Straight Leg Jeans in Black might sound familiar, I have several versions of them in my personal “go to” inventory! These come in straight-leg and tapered-leg versions. The straight leg goes especially well over short boots and sneakers. The full hunt prize is only 1L and for that price you get a black shirt with a “Ride Free” biker design, these great jeans, and a pair of shoes. The Biker Hunt ends on July 20th and the item you are looking for looks like a small motorcycle headlamp!

My vacation on the Baja Cove sim is nearly over and I have to tell you, it is even more beautiful than it appears in these pics. Soon I will be packing up the truck and heading back to my small apartment in the city. The rat race is calling and the “Living Room 100” is the biggest racing event of the season. One hundred laps of screeching, clawing action with an entire cheese wheel at stake! My money will be on #4. Until next week my friends, see you on the grid.—–WHC Riler

 

WHC is wearing…
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Fish Shirt! – EccentriciXi Fishes Mens Mesh Shirt (FREE Group/FREE Group Gift)

Blue Jeans – Nevermore Designs 2015 Dark Navy Mens Baggy Mesh Jeans (35L/On Sale Right Now!)

Rocker T-Shirt – Lavarock Gacha Male T-Shirt (25L/Gacha Prize)

Black Jeans – Man Stuff  Cole Straight Leg Jeans in Black  (1L/The Biker Hunt Prize)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu

Wavy Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

 

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From Farmboy To Pop Icon!

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Greetings from the Riler family farm, where we grow all kinds of healthy food that I won’t eat. I remember once when I was a young pup and Mom asked me “Why won’t you eat fruits and vegetables? There has to be something that we can grow that you’ll eat.” Mom stared at me in complete exasperation. That was the day I learned parrots do not grow on trees. Also, I am told if they did, parrot trees would not grow in the Midwest. I have learned a lot about farming since then, most of it from countless hours of playing FarmVille on Facebook.

The most important lesson I learned about farming is: Do not dress like you have just fallen off the turnip truck. (Wait, if you actually did just fall off the turnip truck, you probably are a farmer anyway, so dressing like that is good, too.) My point is, you are going to want to dress the part and the FREE Gingham Hunt Prize from Firelight Creations/MAN STUFF is perfect for that handsome farmhand look. The prize consists of the Leroy mesh shirt in red gingham and the Cole jeans in light blue denim. The shirt is very nicely shaped and, together with the mesh Cole jeans, which I also consider a keeper, this is a very masculine look. MAN STUFF is the division of Firelight Creations we have to thank for this FREE hunt gift, but included in the same box is a matching women’s outfit from Firelight Creations. This hunt prize would be a very good start for a “Country” kind of outfit for club events and sims, in addition to being nice enough for your regular wardrobe. I may not be the kind of guy suited for farm work, but in this outfit, I could do commercials for brand name soda pop on TV. I could easily imagine myself drinking an ice cold can of pop, condensation dripping down my muscular chest, as my female co-workers in the office break room gawk in silent appreciation. Casual Friday – here I come! Kidding aside, this outfit looks great, and I could seriously sell a ton of pop in this.

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For a more suburban look, I love this FREE thank you gift from Carami! It is the Trenton Tee and it comes in a set of five solid dark colors, changeable via hud. This is far more than just a basic mesh T-shirt, this FREE Gift is much more generous than that. The Trenton Tee comes in four variations; tucked, untucked, normal bottom untucked, and narrow bottom untucked. With choices like that, getting a great fit and the right look should not be hard at all. One last reason you need to pick up this FREE gift from Carami: It comes with a sixth bonus texture that isn’t on the hud. That bonus texture is the one I am wearing above, a very casual retro looking print T-shirt. Just take care to make a backup copy of the print tee, because once you change it using the hud, it is replaced with the color you have chosen. In short, Carami is giving you a great basic dark T-shirt in five colors and four variations plus a bonus printed T-shirt design! You can’t beat this kind of a thank you gift, thank you very much Carami.

One last thing I need to mention this week, the skin I am wearing is from Seven Deadly Skins. It is the free group gift for May and looks fantastic, I like it so much you will probably be seeing me in it often in the coming weeks. Seven Deadly Skins is a pay group, but the quality of their skins is excellent and the gifts and specials they have make it well worth joining. As of this moment the group is currently on sale for 50L and is a great pick up for both male and female avies. Well, I am all talked out. This blogging is nearly as hard as cartoon farming (but twice as rewarding). Until next time everyone, have fun and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Gingham Shirt & Jeans – Firelight Creations/MAN STUFF Leroy Shirt And Cole Jeans  (FREE Gingham Hunt Prize)
Note- In the same box is a matching women’s outfit.

Necklace – Aitui – AITUI – Talon Necklace – Polished White
Hair – Truth Ethan (Discontinued)
Hat – The Gentry

The Riler family farm pic was taken at Matoluta Sanctuary, a very nice place to visit.

T-shirt – Carami Thank You Gift  (FREE Gift/ 0L)

Skin – Seven Deadly Skins (7DS) MAY Group Gift (Free Gift/Pay Group)
As of right now, the Seven Deadly Skins Group is on sale for 50L so now is a great time to join!

Eyes – Poetic Colors Spotted Eyes – Tropic (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.

Jeans – Carami Ruffalo Jeans 
Hair – Argrace Akira in Ash Black

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Follow the White Rabbit

Hello hello, FabFree Folks! I hope the weekend has treated you well both in RL and SL.  I finally had some time to try a Hunt I’d had my eye on today: The White Rabbit Hunt from Fun with Hunts. I think y’all might like a few of the things I found.

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This first look is the mini dress from Fi’s Creations. As always, Fi’s has set out a fantastic hunt prize. I love the flirty hem line and the soft summery colors. It goes perfectly with the Checkered nails from La Boheme for SLink hands and feet. You get the mani and pedi in the white checks and another mani and pedi with black checks.

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I had so much fun the other day tooling around SL with Gabriel, I thought I’d let him out to play again. This is the Black Cross Eli shirt and the Black Cross Cole jeans from Man Stuff by Firelight Creations.

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This gift is amazingly well made and very stylish. It’ll turn heads where ever you go.

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The White Rabbit Hunt will set you back 1L per prize and it runs until April 30th so be quick like a bunny and catch that rabbit!

Juli is wearing –

Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hair – Truth – Courtney
Hands+FeetSlink mesh Casual Hands and Mid feet
ShoesAlyce – Maryjane Pumps

DressFi’s Creations – Mini Dress – (1L White Rabbit Hunt prize)

NailsLa Boheme – Checkered – (1L White Rabbit Hunt prize)

Gabriel is wearing –

Skin – Secret PassionDevon
EyesBirth – Hypnotic in Aztec
Hands + Feet + nailsSlink   – mesh Casual Hands and Feet and the Basic HUD
HairDamselfly – Ashton – (Free/0L/Group Gift – group is free to join) We saw it here first

OutfitMan Stuff by Firelight Creations – Black Cross Eli shirt and Black Cross Cole jeans – (1L White Rabbit Hunt prize)