Troy McLuhan, of the SL Spaceflight Museum, has three pretty complicated questions about sim reservation. If you think you know the answers, IM them to him and you could get L$ 6,750 (about 25 US dollars) for your efforts. I have no idea, but thought I would pass it along.
UPDATE 12/10/06, 1:18AM: According to Troy, the question got answered. Thanks for playing!
The three questions below…
Reward Offered to Anyone Who Can Answer These Three Questions
I (Troy McLuhan) am offering a reward of L$ 6750 (about 25.00 US dollars) to the first person who can get definitive answers to all the three of the questions listed below. Judgment about the definitive-ness of the answers will be made by Troy McLuhan.
I’ve sent emails to Linden Lab’s Concierge, Islands and Support email addresses, but I’ve received no reply and my hopes are not high. I’ve posted the questions on some SL forums and gotten nothing definitive. I’ve asked some SL residents who deal in land. Nobody seems to know.
It’s pathetic that I’m forced to resort to offering a reward, especially since I’m a concierge-level resident of Second Life. However, I need answers to these questions.
Here’s a bit of background. One can use the Second Life Land Store to buy a sim reservation. A sim reservation reserves the sim in question, and also prevents others from buying sims or reservations North, South, East or West of the reservation, making a + shaped area of 5 sims that are "controlled" by the reserver. (Diagonal sims are *not* controlled. This is easy to test: just click an empty grid point diagonal to a reserved sim on the Land Store map – it will come up as "Available".)
Here are my questions:
1) If I reserve a sim location, can I give permission for someone else to buy a sim there? (Or is my account the only one that can buy a sim there?)
2) If I reserve a sim location, can I give perimission for someone else to buy a sim North, South, East or West of my reserved sim?
3) Can I transfer a reservation to another avatar / SL account?
Please send your answers to me (Troy McLuhan) via IM, or (preferably) on a notecard in Second Life.