It’s that time of year!

With the holidays upon us – nothing says the season like giving! So here are two places that are doing just that:

Sway’s of SwayLand Advent Calendar Hunt!
from December 1st to 24th 2012
by Sway’s | * nonino * | Zacca | +trifoglio+ | Le blanche glycine | *theo*

• All over the SwayLand Sim we hid 24 ‘Letters to Santa’.
Find the Letters, touch them and you get a NC with a number and a password.
• Go to the Advent Calendar and touch the Giftbox with the same number, follow the instructions
• Example:
it’s December 1st, search for the Letter with the number 1 password,
go to the Advent Calendar and touch SwayLand Advent Gift – 01

SwayLand Advent Gift – 01: Hello
SwayLand Advent Gift – 01: please tell me the correct password to get the gift
SwayLand Advent Gift – 01: type /01 ‘Password’

type the Password in chat and you get the Advent Gift.
• Please note that you can only get each Advent Calendar Gift on the right day.
( #1 on Dec 1. – #2 on Dec 2. – #3 on Dec 3. … SL time)

IMPORTANT: if some viewers may not display the whole text, please “Copy and Paste” the Password to get it all!

6332539867_7c485dfdbe aDORKable Poses: 25 Days of Poses 2012
Twenty-five days of different poses for FREE! located at aDORKable Poses. A pose for each day in celebration of the holidays! Starting December 1st through the 25th.

Here’s MORE! YAY THE HOLIDAYSSSSSS!!!!! *All FREE unless otherwise stated*

For a more detailed version you can visit Yet Mawm! for more listings too!

Photography Contest for The Arcade!

The Arcade is a quarterly gacha event, with events planned in September, December, March, and June. Sponsored by Avenue Magazine, Collabor88, The Grove Country Club Estates, Intrigue Co., Sleepy Bones and Tableau, The Arcade gacha event features an eclectic mix of designers with proven quality. Designated themes for each seasonal event will ensure exclusive, original content that will set this event apart from others. The first session will begin September 15th, and will have no theme. Creators are encouraged to make whatever inspires them.

***** Photography Contest *****

To celebrate our inaugural event, The Arcade invites you to
commemorate a month of shopping, fun and exploration with our
photography contest, presented by Adorkable Poses. Fun, nostalgic,
 quirky or dramatic; alone or in couples and groups – Submit any sort 
of photo you want, so long as it includes at least five pieces from your 
gacha loot. Details below:

1st Place:

• You and a friend get to bypass the lines and lag for early access 
into The Arcade for our next gacha event (December, 2012)
• L$2,500 store credit at Adorkable Poses
• Your photo featured on The Arcade’s website

2nd Place:

• L$1,000 store credit to Adorkable Poses
• Your photo featured on The Arcade’s website

3rd Place:
• L$500 store credit to Adorkable Poses
• Your photo featured on The Arcade’s website

Contest opens: Saturday, September 15, 2012
Contest closes: Monday, October 15, 2012
Winners announced: Saturday, October 20, 2012

• Your photo must showcase a minimum of five items purchased from The
 Arcade. The creators and/or brands behind these items should be
 credited in your photo’s description.
• Models must use poses from Adorkable Poses
• There’s no limit to the number of photos you may submit, but each 
photo must be submitted by one resident only. Duplicate entries for 
the same photo are not allowed.
• Photos should be tasteful. No nudity.

• Each photo must be submitted via Flickr and added to The Arcade’s
 photo pool. Only members of the group can add to the pool,
 so if you haven’t yet joined The Arcade’s Flickr group, you can do so
• Your photo must be titled, “The Arcade Photography Contest” and needs to include your first and last (SL) name.
• By entering the contest, you acknowledge that The Arcade may use 
your submitted image(s) for promotional purposes and in marketing

Submitted images will be judged on originality, technical excellence,
 composition, overall impact and artistic merit. All decisions made by
 the judges are final. The Arcade team and employees of event sponsors 
are not eligible to win prizes.