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I swear I’m not superstitious butttttt (Cheapies & Freebies).

Blimey for me personally Friday the 13th has certainly lived up to it’s rep and I wasn’t going to do a post but then I read a notice from Mina Nakamura and it was a case of “YESSS” something has finally gone right.

OK, First of all, I am wearing a super bargain cropped sweater which only cost 10Lds or in my case 20Lds as I forgot I already have it and in fact wear it a lot! I picked it up from the MP(Marketplace) as the MUTE shop isn’t inworld anymore.  Although I’ve had this particular top now for years it’s still a fine and wearable basic jumper with a colour Hud of 8 options.

As it happens everything in the Mute MP shop is only 10Lds and I can guarantee that it is great quality.  If I remember correctly the owner of Mute was shutting up shop and she decided to go out with bang and reduced everything to 10Lds and people went “cray cray” grabbing as much as they could but then she, Jayzee Netizen decided she would keep her shop open but the prices would stay the same.  There was a bit of a backstory to it which I am not too sure on but the long as short of it was a lot of people could buy some really affordable wearables.  The inworld shop got closed down years ago but the stuff is now all up in the MP.  If in doubt just buy the one item to check the quality but I bet you will log back in for more.

There is a reason I’m in Mina’s and it’s not because I’m wearing a Mina’s hair, I’m nearly ALWAYS wearing a Mina hair LOL it’s because of a notice that was put out.  Took me a while to muddle through it because my brain has had enough of “Adulting” today so I decided to cut & paste and you can read it for yourself.

“Last Chance Vendors” will go live on Sunday at 12:00 am SLT and will give you the last chance to pick up the gifts for a very discounted price of 50 LS.  MINA V.I.P. members receive 50% DISCOUNT on the “Last Chance Vendors” when wearing the MINA V.I.P. group tag
The amount of gifts is not limited, but the vendors will be live for 24 hours only. After that period the exclusive colors will not be available again.

So… if you missed out on a midnight gift you really wanted, be sure to drop by at the store by midnight SLT when the Last Chance Vendors go live!
Some creators offer an optional add-on color-hud for a discounted price. Keep your eyes out for those!”

So basically you have just 24 hours to slap a board on Sat and then hit the other one on Sunday and since there doesn’t seem to be anything about having to join a group I’m gonna assume each slap is for free LOL.

The note also mentions that because this is a popular event then cut back on you Avatar impact, there is actually going to be a security orb which I assume will just send you the message to cut your impact if you exceed the 50.000 limit.  This is for all the shops I believe and not just Mina’s.  This isn’t going to be an issue for most of us, even I barely scrape over the 30.00o but I do know that some hairs and Bento heads can cause an issue so ditch them and so everyone inc yourself can snag with minimum lag…Ooo I rhymed.

PS.Blimey I’ve been over to Mina’s twice and people are already TPing in believing the event has started but it hasn’t and if you check out the “Monthly Midnight Madness Blog” you will be able to see exactly when it does….BEST OF LUCK.

PPS I’m gonna say it again through, check out the Gacha’s in Mina’s shop.  One day I will have to show you some of them so you can see someof the great hair for a bargain price I go on about.

Mute (Marketplace only).

Monthly Midnight Madness Blog

Mina’s Mainshop

Horrormantic Hunt

I scored a couple of sweet items in the Horrormantic Hunt yay! Moonstar was my first call and I swept up this Gothika red dress & necklace, pretty scrummy and comes in a mind-boggling amount of mesh body fits plus standard sizes. Then I was off to Loordes Of London to hunt down the heels to go with it. (I think it was just a Slink high in the box but worth checking) Super little outfit for only $2L all in ❤ My hair was blogged by Zan previously and is “Bridget” by Mina , it’s a gacha win but as I *cough* have an issue with gacha’s (ie: I can’t stop playing them!) I played it safe and found some re-sells on the market place in the colour I wanted. Yes, I paid a little more but only paid ONCE !

Preview of all prizes here

Loordes Of London

Moonstar

Don’t give in.(Super bargains so read the blurb).

Just as I was about the throw the towel in and give up looking for “that” ooo freebie/gift etc I put on an old pair of Ricielli shoes and YES!

Ricielli always has one of those paid for (non) hunts, so basically there is a big board and on it is what is in each hunt item and for a piddling 15Lds you can buy yourself shoes, dresses, tops, pants etc

The hunt which is going on in the main shop is actually still the Valentines one, TBH I was expecting it to have changed to a Halloween themes one but more about that later.   The TEMPTATION is so bad as there so much and I know from all the stuff I’ve got in the past its bloddy good stuff but honestly, I could just go Bat Sh*t crazy and buy the lot but this time I just bought the top LOL.  This top comes in 2 colours this dark greay and a pink one.  The shoes I am wearing but obviously, you can’t see are old “hunt” items and then there are these pants.

The one thing a lot of people may miss about the Ricielli shop is that there is a secret shop STUFFED with ALL of the old hunt items.  In fact, there are old Halloween items there as well.  Some of them are pretty old now but it’s hard to know which are old and which are the newer stock because the Ricielli stuff just doesn’t seem to age.  I picked up these leather pants from the old hunt section and for 15Lds and I thought they came in a limited 3 colour palette but in fact, you get a really good colour hud option with the ability to change the belt and hoops as well as the main body of the pants.

The top and pants come in so many mesh fits honestly you will have no problem finding the one for you or of course if you’re a non-mesh person then you will easily find an alpha to suit.  I also think when you click on the item before you buy it tells you whats in it so you can check for yourself.

PS. I couldn’t help it plus I think “Bridget” the hair I am wearing goes great with this outfit but Bridget is one of the Mina Gacha hairs that I adore.  It only costs 100Lds a try and although obviously, the colour palette you win is a risk you don’t just get 1 shade you get a whole colour palette of that shade.  Again you can try the Demo out first and if you like Bridget but don’t want to risk the colours then check out Faith and I don’t mean Faithless Babii lol.  Faith is another Mina with that curly, hippy chic look to it.

Ricielli (Follow the signpost keep the black wall to your right and then when you get to the end it’s the shop there.)

It pays to pay.(New Mina).

In my last post I mentioned how I was looking at the old photos in my Flickr of items I have previously blogged the thing that struck me was how so many of the Mina hairs I have, have remained undated and as wearable now as the day I bought or received them.  The same can also be said of outfits that were what I class as “shop quality” which means even though they were freebies they were of such good quality they could have or were for sale in the shop and of course I do actually buy items in SL not as much clothing and shoes as I used to and it’s now mainly landscaping/builds etc but yes I still buy clothes etc as much to have something which I think is worth the Lindens but also we have to remember is that behind the shops are real people who like most of us are just trying to make a living to pay the bills, feed ourselves etc and so if I get a pair of ballet shoes or my most recent purchase is that shirt/sweater combo I’m wearing.

So basically what I’m chundering on about is how sometimes it’s good to pay for things because in the end the quality of the workmanship will last you years and the creator/shop owner will continue making nice stuff for us to wear.

So now for some SPENDY time because this is a NEW Mina, called Harper, and is only available in the latest round of FaMESHed.

That long plait down the side, of course, screams PRINCESSINESS esp when teamed with such a beautiful gown.

That doesn’t mean to say that this couldn’t be worn with anything and I think it just maybe even more interesting when teamed with quality everyday wear.

Goes without saying a BIG colour option Hud and with the length of hair the Ombre/2 tone shades do standout a bit more BUT go to the mainshop and try before you buy not only because chances are FaMESHed will probably be packed but there is another Mina hair with a super long and thicker plait called “Gizem” and you really need to try both of them  before you decided which suits your face best or you could just buy both LOL..

BTW I don’t go on about the Mina group much.  This is a paid for one, 200Lds, and yes there are gifts set out for Group Members you also get I do believe 10% off each purchase as well but you will have to check.  What I do know for sure is that there is a new and timely Halloween gift out for us, a hair called Arwen which has been suitably bloodied for a ghoulish effect.

I’m so determined that you have to try both of these long plaited hairs, she of course also has the smaller plaited hair, that at this very moment I’m inworld and I’ve found Gizem and she’s a couple of pictures down from the Gacha’s.  Check those out as well esp if you’re on a budget.  Some of my fav hairs are in these Gachas and there are even hat with hair or is that hair with hats and honestly all of the colours are so good so to be able to score a great hair for anything between 75-100Lds is so affordable for a lot of people and don’t worry as the Gacha’s also have Demos for you to try first.

PS Just in case it’s an issue for you, even though this is a well-textured complete look everything I’m wearing from my Mesh body to Mina hair only adds up to less than “Avatar complexity” is just under 28.000 impact so you look will not be the cause of you or other AV’s lag.

FaMESHed

Mina’s Mainshop

Get “Spendy” !(New Mina Hair& Freebie).

Nope, it ain’t working today, not only have I managed to delete all my pictures of “Tina” the new Mina hair but I’ve broken my eyes! So out of all the new pictures, I took this morning this is the best!

So a rather random post here.  The hair which you will have seen in a few previous posts is only available at Kustom9 of course at some stage it will be in the Mina main shop but as far as I know this round of Kustom9 will be over on the 10th so if you don’t want to wait for it to come back up for sale in her shop it’s time to TP.  It also means this very popular event will finally be nice and quiet which is a blessed relief.

You will have seen Tina plenty of times so check out my recent posts and you will be able to see her in different colours but check out this super “Kawaii Ombre” shade.

Tina, comes again as standard now with the bigger colour palette, material and non-material options etc all tucked into a very user friendly hud but she like a few other Mina hairs also comes with an “options” tab and those options gives you the choice of how you wear those pony tails and how your wear your fringe (bangs).

Back to the top picture and the outfit is the FREEBIE or in my case because I was lazy a Dollarbie because I picked this up from the WellMade Marketplace shop rather than the in-world shop where its set out for free.  There are other Dollarbies in the MP shop and because I didn’t go to the in-world shop I don’t know if they’re there as freebies but worth checking both out.

PS and yes when I get back in-world the first thing I’m going to do is sort out my “googly” eyes!

 

Kustom 9

WellMade(in-world)

WellMade(Marketplace)

 

 

Cheekier than you think.(Freebies&SPAM).

Don’t I look the picture of innocence?

Such a sweet and innocent little bathing suit? till your scroll down to my crotch area, yup that’s a little bead, in fact, it’s a small row of them which act as the crotch of this little outfit.  It would be interesting to wear this in a busy place and see how many people spot it LOL.

So on the surface a sweet, simple little combo which can be worn as separates and comes in so many sizes there is a fit for you.  This and 5 other Freebies, but you have to join different but free groups to grab, is to be found in the ADRIS King shop.

Still not going to tell you much about the hair but feel free to pop over to Mina’s and try the demo out, make sure to check the option tag as you get a number of ways to style this hair as well as the colours.  Or you can TP over to Kustom 9 which is the only place you can buy “Tina” at the moment and since I’ve shown her so much already and the event goes on till the 10th August I’ll do a reminder post near to the end.

Alas, poor Faith when she gets over the SQUITZ and logs in she will have so many SPAM notes to read, or just bin LOL.

Adris King

Mina’s Main Shop

Kustom 9

I forgot!(New Mina & Freebies).

I popped over to Mina’s to check out the details of my New Mina hair and here I am and I wonder who wears it better?(Meee of course LOL) .

Anyhow this hair is from the UBER event and lets be honest there is no way in heck are you going to be able to get into this event for WEEKS!  The place is packed but until you can at least you can try the demo on for this hair, Molly, and right next to it is another NEW hair in a really new and interesting style but that’s for a later post but of course, you can check that one out at the same time as you’re checking out the Uber one.

But as always walk around the Mina shop first.  The big blown out look of Molly is in a few of the other Mina hairs so to make sure to check the rest to find the best for you.  This isn’t a small shop but because it’s such a simple layout you’re not going to waste time wandering around and having to go up and down floors, but there is an upstairs just in case you’ve never noticed.   Of course, this new hair comes with the bigger colour pack and now the “material” and “non-material” option is now in the Hud and so you don’t have to change hairs if you want to help with lag reduction etc I have blabbed on about this feature before lol.

PS Yes this is the same free dress from my last post in yet another one of the shade options, I’m determind that everyone should go get this dress lol.

Then when I went outside to pull a few poses for this post on the lovely Mina’s sim but I ended up just snapping away.  Just going to show you one of them though.  The sim is open to all and there are some nice sitting and posing areas.  There are 2 houses up on the hills and I don’t know if Mina uses one but as always if in doubt don’t go in, it’s just rude lol.

I left my AV on the Mina sim when I logged off last night and this morning when I logged in I just started to work through my notes/notices and noticed a notice off Leginadaire a one quick TP scored me a rather good FREE for ALL dress.  I told you I get a lot of “notices” LOL.

I get so many things in my inbox it has to stand out from the rest for my tired eyes to spot it and this dress grabbed my attention from the start.

It’s the patterns, the dress itself is a simple design but the texture are very colourful and bold.  Out of the 4, I’ve actually chosen the 2 quieter ones. The dress comes in all standard mesh bod and standard mesh fits but as for the shoes! I forgot this dress includes shoes so I can’t tell you which feet they’re for.

To find this gift it’s just at the doorway of the Legendaire shop not inside.  I am in the paid for Legendaire group but I can’t remember how much that costs but I do know that GG’s are regularly put out and there is plenty of GG’s inside both on the ground floor and upstairs.

UPDATE because I logged in to LM grab and it turns out the Legendaire group is only 49Lds to join which is less that I paid so it’s a perfect time to pop in and check out all the GG’s and for that small amount you might find a whole load of new stuff.

PS It’s Ubers 3rd Birthday and we all know what that means…CAKE…OK not even sure if there is cake at this event but since most events that do celebrate their SL BD’s often do have FREEBIES I’m going to guess that there will be some.

Uber

Mina Main Shop

Legendaire