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Rooms for Rent: The Return of the St John Pension

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Back when I owned New Toulouse, I had one of those residents that I call a "flipper".

Gabrielle Riel's Definition of Flipper: Someone who leases a parcel and then abandons it within a few weeks.

Flippers come in two flavors:

1. Someone who leases, then abandons quickly, and who then returns in a few weeks or months and then leases a parcel and abandons it quickly. Continue ad infinitum.

2. Someone who leases a parcel and who tells me how fabulous my estate is and how they have so many wonderful plans for things they are going to do in my estate. Their effusiveness tends to be over the top. Then, in a few weeks, they abandon.

So much for all those plans huh? I've actually learned to take over-the-top compliments and tons of fabulous plans as a sign that that person IS a flipper.

The flipper I mention above was a flavor 2. Tons of plans. IMd me a lot to tell me about the plans.

Then the resident abandoned within weeks with no notice. Unfortunately that resident had two…

Invitation to The Black Masquerade

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I believe in my mask - The man I made up is me
I believe in my dance - And my destiny
~ Sam Shepard

Lady Gabrielle Riel Duchess of Carntaigh Invites You To The Black Masquerade
Saturday, June 21, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm SLT at Azure dAlliez Sim
Attire: Black formal with masks
Music: Classical on http://music.gabrielleriel.com
Proceeds for: SL RFL Team Hearts & Souls
SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Azure%20dAlliez/225/39/28

Please join the Hearts & Souls SL RFL team for The Black Masquerade Ball in the Azure dAlliez sim.

Don your formal black attire and masques and join the other ghostly guests at the ball where Gabrielle Riel features classical music of the creepy variety for final event of the Saturday of Sizzlin' Halloween Weekend.

St John Tea Transcripts - 06/18/2014

[18:01] Gabrielle Riel: Good evening everyone. Thank you so much for taking the time to attend our tea this evening. :-)

[18:02] Holocluck Henly: :)

[18:02] Gabrielle Riel: No multimedia tonight, just text. :-)

[18:02] Faulkes Voronwe (dylanfox.petrov): "Thank you for having us."

[18:02] Gabrielle Riel: Hi Otenth! Hi Dawn!

[18:02] Holocluck Henly: Hello Mr Panderborn :)

[18:02] DawnMcCormick: good evening everybody :)

[18:02] Otenth HÃ¥kon Paderborn (otenth.paderborn): Hello everyone!

[18:02] Holocluck Henly: Hello Miss Dawn

[18:02] Ms. CC Creeggan (cronocloud.creeggan): Hullo Jarl Paderborn, Miss McCormick

[18:02] Gabrielle Riel: Tonight’s tea will not be very long, I will however happily sit and chat and answer any general questions during post-official-topic discussion.

[18:03] Gabrielle Riel: There are two topics for this tea: 1. Lake St John, its current state and 2. Available parcels.

[18:03] Gabrielle Riel: I am ok with you asking questions as we go along this evening,…