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Saturday, August 23, 2014
SL Video: The "Ice Bucket Challenge" Comes to Second Life
By now, most of you have probably heard of the "Ice Bucket Challenge," people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads while recording it on video as a way to promote awareness of the disease ALS and donating money to research of it. Having gone viral, numerous personalities have taken the challenge, including Bill Gates, former President George W. Bush, Hulk Hogan, and Kermit the Frog. For ALS research, the challenge has been a great success with many times their normal total coming in.
It was probably only a matter of time before the challenge reached Second Life.
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Tadeu Gartner's video is in Brazilian Portuguese, but the message is clear.
Do any of you the readers want to follow suit? Come up with your own "Ice Bucket Challenge" video, and if we like it, we'll show it here. And if you do a real-life one, please include your avatar name. Oh, and if you're from California, you might want to do an SL video only as the authorities are not too happy about anyone there doing the challenge in the middle of a drought.
Posted by Bixyl Shuftan at 6:00 AM
Labels: ALS, charity, cold, ice, Ice Bucket Challenge, popular culture, Second Life, Secondlife, sl, SL video, video, water
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If you've ever been challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge but had no way of doing it in RL, well now thanks to Debora Stine of MUSCHI Fashions, she has helped us provide the means of doing it!!! You can now take up the challenge on Second Life and donate to ALS!!! All Donations go Directly to www.alsa.org/ReplyDelete
Just come on over to the Second Life Pro Wrestling Community Headquarters in-world and everything you'll need to do the Challenge is provided for, just come bay the back over by the elevator! And if you want it recorded, we're sure someone on Staff can even film it for you so you can issue out your ever own challenges!!!
On our 1st day We've raised $4560L ALREADY (and its growing more and more today), But I know we can ALL do better than that so come on down, help raise some money for a great cause and Have some fun while you're at it too!!!