Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Excuse me, but...am I bald, and do I have a skirt on?

I will no doubt start a list of "questions only asked in SL". That is probably one of the first on the list, and it happened in this wise...

This morning I teleported over at the invitation of a dear friend. All seemed well... until suddenly my spiffy prim hair and prim skirt vanished!

I know, now, how the narrator of "The Tell-Tale Heart" felt. Does he know? More pleasant conversation... Is he seeing me as I see myself?

"Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! —tear up the planks! here, here! —It is the beating of his hideous heart!"

OK, I'm exaggerating, and the hair and skirt did eventually reappear. But I had to ask!

P.S. While we're talking about prim hair... I love my prim hair, but it's always funny to watch it materialize—er, rez. (The influence of Tron continues...) For a second I look tonsured. ("Good morning, Brother Melissa...") Then, thank goodness, the tresses appear. Whew.

3 comments:

Celebrity Trollop said...

Sometimes when the viewer is really busy loading textures when you TP into a new sim, it "culls" other prims like hair and prim skirts temporarily.

Everyone else either sees everything OK, or it shows up as "grey" and unloaded. :-)

Natalie Oe said...

This happens to me everytime I TP lol

Melissa Yeuxdoux said...

Thank you, Celebrity. I'm greatly relieved!