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Now I’m Gone

Now I'm Gone

You’ve got three days, FabFree. Three days left to hunt down the prizes for the Menstuff Hunt. This is one of the few Men’s items only hunts in Second Life. It’s wildly successful and well attended … maybe some other Hunt organizers will take note and make their own ‘masculine’ hunts.

She wants to steal my jacket

There are a lot of great prizes this year but this has to be one of my favorites. This is the “Skulls” Jacket and tee set from Illustrious. You can pick this up for just 1L when you find the tuxedo shirt shaped prize object. However… the Hunt ends in just three days. So get in gear and hunt some great prizes down.

Sizes Included

  • Aiden
  • Belleza – Jake
  • Ocacin – Gamit
  • Onupup
  • Signature

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Jacket + Tee – Illustrious – Skulls – 1L prize for the Menstuff Hunt

 


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Fabulous Finds 02/08/20 Edition

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[WellMade] Samaya Mini Dress GIFT

Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join – @WellMade

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Fabulous Finds 02/06/20 Edition

There are lots more Fab Finds after the cut, just click on “Continue Reading” – Woohoo!

2020 February VIP Group Gift

Free Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join @ Graffitiwear

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Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold!

Living in an Igloo

The Menstuff Hunt is coming to an end.

I didn’t want to get left out in the cold when it came to getting in on the goods with the Menstuff Hunt… after all, the hunt ends November 30th, but somehow I ended up sitting on ice in a simful of penguins. I blame Astrid’s sense of direction. At least the penguins are friendly and the view of the Northern Lights is spectacular. Come to think of it… I don’t have that much to complain about after all. The trip up here was actually worth it. The sim is called Lovea and this little icy haven is outside of a small art studio. It’s well worth visiting to snap a few photos.

I needed igloo appropriate clothes.

I figure this red vest is igloo appropriate right? It’s also a FREE Menstuff Hunt gift from Birth and includes three different undershirt options. The shirt and vest are mesh and come separate so you can pick which shirt you will pair with the red vest. You get three choices of shirt: black, grey (pictured), and white. It comes in all the standard sizes and has its own alpha layer.

Living in an Igloo 2

It’ll put hair on ya.

I remember various relatives telling me when I was growing up that different foods or activities would “put hair on my chest.” Thankfully it doesn’t work that way… but finding the iconic blue Menstuff Hunt shirt at Nivaro will put hair on your face!

Find the FREE gift there and you’ll be getting a fatpack of their Natural and Eldorado beards.

The package includes system layers of:

  • The El Dorado  in both hard and soft in black, blonde, brown, red, and white/tintable
  • The Natural (shown) in both hard and soft in black, blonde, brown, red, and white/tintable

I think I’ll try to find a warmer locale for my next traveling venture… but we’ll see what Astrid has in mind. Till then, I have reading to do. Have a great afternoon!

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Loki is wearing…

Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum hairbase
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Tattoo – Nivaro – 3rd Gen Beard – El Dorado and Natural (0L for the Menstuff Hunt) – hurry, ends Nov 30th!
Shirt – Birth – Fall 16 Mstuff Hunt Shirt and Waistcoat (0L for the Menstuff Hunt) – hurry, ends Nov 30th!
Pants  – GothiCatz – Kai
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Lovea

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Back Against the Wall

Prism

The Work Week Cometh

I thought I’d get one more post in before the work week begins (and very little time to blog). I joined the group for FREE at Prism for Men and scored the Jeremy Outfit as the group gift. Astrid previously posted it here. This mesh outfit includes the shirt and pants with accompanying alphas AND a HUD to change each to four different colors. (4 pants x 4 shirts = 16 different outfit combinations).

Last Minute Hunting

There is still time left to find items in the Fall ’16 MenStuff Hunt. All items on this hunt are $0L – $1L.  I found the Men’s Classic Checkerboard Sneakers at Kingbal Stores for FREE all it just took a little searching. I also found some poses from Pics & Poses for FREE. I really need to update my collection.

Like an Anchor Around My Neck

Also on the MenStuff Hunt, I found this FREE Gold Anchor Necklace at ELYSIUM. The necklace also come in silver if gold isn’t your thing. It’s off to work, I’ll post when I can.

 

It’s good to be back!

 

ELYSIUM Gold Anchor Necklace

Carson is wearing…

Outfit: Prism for Men Jeremy Outfit Group Gift  $0L/$0 L to join

Shoes: Kingbal Stores    Mens Classic Checkerboard Sneakers    MenStuff Hunt $0L

Accessories: ELYSIUM   Gold Anchor Necklace MenStuff Hunt $0L

Skin – Belleza –  Shawn N/A (circa 2010)

Hair – Lelutka – Seth  N/A (circa 2010)

Poses:  Pics & Poses    MenStuff Hunt $0L

Sim:  Top Secret Undisclosed Location

 

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A Nip in the Air

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Black Bagging it

I’m back from doing some Black Friday shopping and have some things to show you. I real life I do the majority of my holiday purchases online, so in theory, I’m sticking with that tradition here as well. 🙂 On a tip from Kathryn, my first stop was at Adam & Eve. I picked up the Male Mesh Body for 1/2 price ($1475L) on the Black Friday Sale. A HUD  is included to apply alpha layers to select body parts and a color changer to match your skin tone. No, I didn’t get a mesh head, I can’t give up my face just yet.

Being a Lounge Lizard

I swung by one of my old groups to check out the new (to me) gifts. I picked up several items from the MenStuff Lounge and took an instant liking to the Tori’s Stylez Tyson Hoodie & Dee Black Dress Pants. This is FREE to group members and only $50L to join the group. With the amount of gifts available, it is well worth the lindens to join.

Putting a Lid on It

I thought I’d try my hand at picking out some updated hair at Dura. Instead, I picked up an old group gift that Love blogged here. The Valentine’s Day Hair and Cap is unisex. A texture change HUD is included for five different color combinations for both the hair and the cap and it is resizable.  The Dura group is FREE to join. I decided to go blonde today, but not quite sure I’m a blonde at heart…

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Posing Questions

I was lucky and found some new poses from Poses With Attitude on the Fall ’16 MenStuff Hunt. There is still a few days left on this hunt and all items are $0L-$1L. Now with my holiday shopping done, I can kick back and enjoy the rest of the holiday season….Oh look! New sales notices!!!!!

 

Carson is Wearing…

Outfit: Tori’s Stylez – Tyson Hoodie & Dee Black Dress Pants (Available @ MenStuff LoungeFree Group Gift $OL/$50L to Join

Hair: Dura – Valentine’s Hair & Cap – Free Group Gift  $OL/$OL to Join

Body – ADAM – Male Mesh Body -$1475L  1/2 Price Black Friday Sale

Poses – Poses With Attitude – Fall ’16  MenStuff Hunt $1L

Sim – MALAL Autumn 
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Paisley Day

Paisley Day

Time to fill out your inventory.

The Menstuff Hunt runs through November, and promises, as usual, to fill our manly inventories with lots of essential goodies. My first stop was Brocade Tiger, where I picked up this shirt and tie combo that I admit, won me over immediately. I like the unique Paisley design and was especially happy when I noted on the hunt website that it is an exclusive gift for the hunt. The gift is FREE, meaning it will only cost you a bit of hunting time. Once you find that iconic blue t-shirt, just buy the item for 0L.

The tie is an optional affair.

Put a tie on. Or don’t. Versatility is always nice when it comes to clothing options. And when you can find a quality gift that gives you that extra “oomf” in the versatility department, you know you’ve come across a winner. I especially love items that are unique. This gift from Brocade Tiger comes in all the standard sizes and includes its own alpha. In addition, the shirt and tie are separate, so the tie is optional. The shirt has a nicely detailed button down front, so it looks just as good without the mesh tie as it does with it. I think you’ll agree that this is a gift worthy of your Second Life closet.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Shirt – Brocade Tiger – Webshow Slim Dress Shirt with Mens Open Neck Shirt Tie (0L for the Menstuff Hunt)
Pants – GothiCatz – Kai
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Branagh’s Jazz – Romantic Jazz Club

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Sunday Driver!

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Hello everyone and happy Sunday to all of you! The Menstuff Hunt hunt is still on and I have gotten a huge amount of stuff from it that is blog worthy. Much of it I have not even posted yet! So, I strongly urge you to roll up your sleeves and take a shot at hunting on Second Life. It can be a highly rewarding pastime.

Angel DELUXE is offering the smart-looking outfit above as their free prize on the Menstuff Hunt. The prize is rather comprehensive, so this is a breakdown of what Angel DELUXE is giving you for free. The Mesh Menstuff Jacket & Shirt is a one piece combo featuring the jacket, shirt and tie! The colors are surprising to me and look fantastic together. This is a highly handsome piece of mesh and is provided in five sizes. The Menstuff Jeans – Bootcut come with it and are blessed with excellent texture and a beautiful deep blue color in addition to the fact that being bootcut will make it easier to wear them over much of the footwear in your wardrobe. That makes them an excellent addition to your quickly-expanding inventory. Separate from the jeans is the Menstuff Belt. It is one of the best-looking men’s belts I have ever seen on SL: nicely textured brown leather with a metal loop and buckle which are perfectly proportionate. Sadly, it is not shown in the above pictures. The jeans and belt both come in two fitmesh sizes and three mesh ones, so fitting will not be an issue. One last item is in this gift, a handsome pair of military boots. Simple, yet good looking, they make an excellent bonus for an already unskippable stop on this year’s Menstuff Hunt.

One of my favorite places to get men’s shoes on Second Life is Illi. When I am not modeling something for the blog, many of the shoes I wear come from their store. When I saw that Illi was participating in the Menstuff Hunt, I knew I was going to pick up something I would enjoy greatly. The Stanley Sneakers in Blue are a cool-looking men’s sneaker to be sure, but it is what is in the box that impresses me most. Illi has included in this free gift: versions for classic avatars, Aesthetic avatars and Slink Feet! I am wearing the Slink Version in this picture, a rare pleasure for me to be able to model Slink shoes since for men they tend to be costly. So, not only are they a great sneaker, this is a chance to pick up shoes that might be handy should you ever move up to Mesh feet or a Mesh avatar. For that reason alone, this is a must pick up! Thank you very much Alphonse for another great item!

Finally, in the pic above I am showing off a Calavera SS Stock car from Zenit Designs. This free Menstuff Hunt prize is different from most that I show off in that it is a toy that you can play around with. I may be clothes obsessed (among other things) but there is more to Second Life than just what to wear. Taking a car out for a spin can be great fun! The Calavera SS Stock has classic muscle car styling and drives via a hud. One thing is for sure: the fun you will get out of it could likely make this a wonderful find for you!

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Once I took the pictures of the car, I realized they did not show off my hair well. These things happen when you wear black hair in front of a dark brick wall! Although I have previously shown off the Damselfly Menstuff Hunt Gift here, The Hitch Non-Rigged Mesh Hair certainly could use added attention. It comes in 20 textures select-able via easy to use hud, and hopefully showing it in a lighter tint might garner it the attention such a nice 1L hunt gift deserves.

EccentriciXi‘s free gift for the Menstuff Hunt should help keep us warm until the last of the SL snow has melted. The Stuff Hunt Sweater&Scarf and Chinos is a two piece outfit with a camouflage theme. The Sweater&Scarf is one piece of Mesh, the sweater being a solid dark green with a nice cozy texture and the scarf having a camo texture. Since the sweater does not carry the camouflage texture, its look is well-balanced. I like how the sweater does not carry the camouflage texture, if it had that and I went walking in the woods no one could ever find me. The Mesh chinos bear a dark camo texture that looks realistic, a garment that is valuable to own in a regular wardrobe if you are a fan of that look. Both pieces come in five sizes each for a trouble-free fit, and make up a wonderful free Menstuff gift.

That’s it for me for now, but I will be in touch soon. I still have tons more to show you from Menstuff as well as the Jack or Jill Hunt. Now is an excellent time to be a male freebie/cheapie hunter on SL, I hope you can take advantage of it! Til next time, have fun and I will see you on the grid!—–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

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Outfit Shown (Car Pics) – Angel DELUXE Menstuff Jacket Shirt & Tie Combo, Menstuff Jeans – Bootcut (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)
Sneakers – Illi Stanley Sneakers in Blue (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)
Car – Zenit Designs Calavera SS Stock car (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

Hair – Damselfly The Hitch Non-Rigged Mesh Hair (Hunt Prize / 1L / Menstuff hunt)
Boots – EccentriciXi Stuff Hunt Sweater, Scarf & Chinos (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

Skin (Car Pics) – Belleza Mathieu
Skin (Winter Pic) – Akeruka Ares V2 Skin #02

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Free Accessories Day Continues!

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Free Accessories Day is underway and I wanted to put in another quick post to show off some more cool items. Many thanks are in order for Pru, who pointed me in the direction of a fantastic jewelry store called Tantalum and their exceptional Jack Or Jill Hunt prize.

The Xue Necklaces from Tantalum comprise a set of two distinct, unisex necklaces offered as a single free Jack Or Jill Hunt gift. They look awesome! The shorter necklace has a small silver skull on it while the longer one has a crystal pendant. Each necklace comes with color change scripting included with its resizer that enables you to choose between 7 metal textures for the chains and 19 different textures for the crystal. The hunt object for The Jack Or Jill Hunt looks like a small black hockey puck. It was not the easiest find, but it was worth every second I spent looking for it!

The super-detailed unisex leather cuff I am wearing is also from Tantalum. The Loco Bracelet is a free group gift and is superbly made. It comes in left-hand and right-hand versions and truly looks like it’s crafted out of leather and pewter! There is no chance this is not going to be in my wardrobe for a long time.

Lastly, I don’t know if this item actually counts as an accessory, but I don’t care. B*FLY‘s free prize on the Menstuff Hunt is the Fallen Tattoo. It is an excellent, tough-looking sleeve design which is so good I couldn’t resist including it in the picture! It comes with appliers for Adam, Slink and TMP and is a great tattoo to add to your collection.

That’s it for me today. I hope your day has gone as wonderfully as mine has. If you are hunting, always remember to keep your eyes peeled for group gifts, MM boards, and other items. It is always nice to find a special surprise you might have otherwise missed. Take care everyone and I will see you on the grid!—–WHC Riler

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Necklaces – Tantalum The Xue Necklaces (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Jack Or Jill Hunt Prize)
Bracelet – Tantalum Loco Bracelet (Free Group Gift / 0L / free group)
Tattoo – B*FLY Fallen Tattoo (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

More Information about the Jack Or Jill Hunt can be found here.

More Information about the Menstuff Hunt can be found here.

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Eyes – Ikon Promise Eyes in Fjord
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

 

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Happy Free Accessory Day Everyone!

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I hope you had a memorable Valentine’s Day, however you chose to spend it. Today Fab Free is putting up freebie and cheapie accessories that deserve a moment in the spotlight. Hopefully, something we love will strike your fancy.

One of my favorite stores, Kauna is well known for high quality men’s clothing. So, it came as a shock to me when I found the Paper Bag Head in their marketplace store! For only 10L, it comes with 9 textures and a matching hand puppet! Relive your fleeting moments of fame as the unknown ventriloquist, and laugh yourself silly!

I am currently covering the great Menstuff hunt, and one of the coolest accessories is this free Celtic Necklace from Timeless Designs. Originally posted here, there isn’t a great deal more to say about it other than it is well made and would complement a wide variety of outfits. The silver beads and cross on the black cord are an extremely masculine look and for free, this is an excellent pick up.

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Swagga‘s marketplace store has several very interesting freebies, but my favorite was this highly-detailed ball cap. It was created as a free tribute to the bravery of the first responders of 9/11, and when I laid eyes on it, I was sure it had to be included in this post. First rate work, it is a nice memorial to an exceptional group of people.

Rebellion made the sunglasses in this pic, and a visit to their store will reveal this and four other quality free group gifts! Their system is a little different than most. Pick up the free group gifts you want, then before wearing them put on your Rebellion name tag. When you put the items on while wearing the group tag, the items will be enabled. It is easy to do and for items like these great sunglasses, worth it.

One last (but certainly not least) accessory from the Menstuff hunt I am thoroughly enjoying is the free Sergeant’s Bling Necklace from V-Spot. Simple and extremely masculine, this Menstuff Hunt prize is one that many of us are going to want to pick up. Items like these are great reminders that quality jewelry is not just made for women.

Ok, that is all I have to say at the moment I am off to hunt more bargains. Take care everyone and I will see you on the grid! (and also on Marketplace)—–WHC Riler

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Paper Bag Head – Kauna Paper Bag Head & Puppet – With “Advanced Ugly Hide Technology” (Marketplace Item / 10L )
Necklace – Timeless Designs Celtic Necklace (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

9/11 Cap – Swagga Mesh September 11th Snapback (Marketplace Item / 0L / free)
Sunglasses – Rebellion Aviator Sunglasses (Free Group Gift / 0L / free group)
Necklace – V-Spot Celtic Necklace (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

More Information about the Menstuff Hunt can be found here.

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Eyes – Ikon Promise Eyes in Fjord
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

 

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