Second Life 2009, Year in Review


This is my last Second Life post of 2009. Wishing everybody a happy new year 2010 and the new 2010’s decade. There will be more to come from me during 2010. For me 2009 was a new start on the Main Grid and its been great. I loved sharing links, publishing all things SL news and more.

Second Life 2008, Year in Review!

January 2009

  • New Documentation Office Hours for 2009 started – 1st January 2009
  • Philip Rosedale sparks speculations about TG and MG – 20th January 2009
  • OnRez and XStreet SL was integrated –  20th January 2009
  • Katt Linden left Linden Lab – 22nd January 2009
  • Second Life Education Support Faire – 25th-30th January 2009

February 2009

  • Robin Harper left Linden Lab – 2nd February 2009
  • SL Valentines Day 2009 – 14th February 2009
  • New Second Life Blogs – 25th February 2009

March 2009

  • New look for the SL Office Hours wiki page – 2nd March 2009
  • Reuters closed their Second Life island – 3rd March 2009
  • Linden Lab CFO departs – 27th March 2009
  • Virtual Worlds – Best Practices in Education 2009 – 21st March 2009

April 2009

  • BunnyJam 2009 – 17th April 2009
  • Adult Content Changes policy – 21st April 2009
  • Linden Memorial Park was opened – end of April 2009

May 2009

  • JP.Secondlife.com gets a new facelift – 2nd May 2009
  • Second Life Land Expo 2009 – 15th May 2009
  • Bay City’s First Anniversary – 17th May 2009
  • Homestread Pricing plan – 26th May 2009
  • Beta launch of Second Life Answers – 28th May 2009

June 2009

  • Second Life 2.0 photos leaked – 12th June 2009
  • Big Bad Blogger Challenge 2009 – June 2009
  • Zindra regions opened – 15th June 2009
  • SL6B Birthday – June 23rd 2009
  • SL Website Dashboard Beta – 24th June 2009

July 2009

  • Lindens do the Micheal Jackson moonwalk – 9th July 2009
  • Rezzable moves on from Second Life – 7th July 2009
  • Relay for Life 2009 – 18th to 19th July 2009
  • Reached the 1000 days old milestone in Second Life – 27th July 2009

August 2009

  • New SL Content Management Roadmap – 3rd August 2009
  • Snowglobe 1.1 released – 3rd August 2009
  • SLCC0913th August 2009
  • LL redesigns SecondLife.com – 26th August 2009

September 2009 < recap

  • Second Life Content Creators Sue Second Life Creator Linden Lab –  15th September 2009
  • Orange Island closed down in SL – 29th September 2009

October 2009 < recap

  • Philip Linden moves on from LL to work on LoveMachine – 15th October 2009
  • SL Knowlege Base migration completed – 19th October 2009
  • SL Burning Life 2009 – 17th-25th October 2009
  • My 3rd Rez Day in SL – 31st October 2009
  • Halloween Cornfield Events – 31st October 2009

November 2009 < recap

  • SL Step Up! Day 2009 – 5th November 2009
  • SL Mentor program closure announcement – 18th November 2009
  • Xstreet SL fees on freebies – 18th November 2009

December 2009 < recap

  • Linden Lab officially closed down SL Mentor regions and groups – 10th December 2009
  • Linden Home Beta is now Open – 16th December 2009
  • My 1st year on the Main Grid – 20th December 2009
  • SL Winterfest 2009 – 23rd-28th December 2009
  • Linden Lab activates affiliate program to attract new users – 28th December 2009

Bring on 2010 when I will blogging all the latest SL breaking news and events in the community.

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SL recap of December 2009


We are almost at the end of 2009 and end of the 2000s decade. Here are some of popular stories and events during December 2009. On 31st I will publish my part 2 post of Second Life 2009 – Year in Review. I am really excited about 2010 and don’t forget at the end of every month I post a summary of the highs/lows of each month. 😀

Upcoming Second Life 2010 Events

  • Valentines Day
  • SL7B
  • SLCC10
  • Burning Life 2010
  • Relay For Life 2010
  • Winterfest 2010
  • 2010 Linden Prize!

Where were your most rememberable moments & popular SL stories of December 2009?

Comment below 😀


Best SL Viewers of 2009


Second Life residents that have active accounts on Plurk having been voting for many months on what they think the best Second Life viewers are during 2009. Here are the results…

  1. Emerald
  2. Snowglobe
  3. Imprudence
  4. Kirsten’s shadow viewer
  5. Greenlife

Emerald and Snowglobe come out on top for best SL viewers of 2009. Check out the Third-partyViewers SL wiki page for the latest details of each viewer.