Got this in my email today:
Second Life: Notice of Disciplinary Action
Dear Onder Skall,
Linden Lab individually investigates the circumstances of every Abuse
Report we receive. Following a careful review of our server records and
logs, we have determined that your recent actions violated the Second Life
Community Standards or Terms of Service. The violation in question occurred
on September 11, 2007 in the region of Patagonia.
Violation: Terms of Service: Gambling
Residents of Second Life may not operate games which accept
wagers, rely on chance or the outcome of real-life sports
events to determine winners, and provide winnings in either
Linden Dollars or any real-world currency or things of
We have returned one or more objects which are part of a
prohibited game to your inventory.
Repeated or continued violations will result in suspension
and/or termination. Please see the official Linden Blog
post regarding gambling policy at
Wager game (Dungeon Quest) in arcade
The rules of conduct are interpreted with the broadest meaning possible.
No additional action is being taken at this time.
If you believe that this notice has been sent in error, or that the
details of this incident have not been adequately examined, please address
your concerns in an email to email@example.com
We will not disclose the identity of Residents who file Abuse Reports.
Oop, forgot all about that. I guess I got away with it because it was my “first offence”. 🙂
Seriously though, I kinda hated being threatened with “discipline” from some company somewhere. Guys, I’m a customer, not an employee. I’ll discipline YOU if YOU step out of line, not the other way around.
*sigh* I know, I know, it’s more complicated than that… ah the power of MMOs to blur the lines…