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Find Friends in There

 

Welcome Walkway New Member Area

Welcome Walkway New Member Area

When you create a new member account in the Virtual World There.com your Avatar will spawn on the Welcome Walkway. The WW is a special new member area where you figure out how to move your avatar, learn to emote and communicate by text chat with new member helpers called Phoenix Stars. After you’ve got the basics down, board the There blimp at the end of the walkway to travel over to the the new member arrival area called Zona Island. Thereians like to play Paintball on Zona and meet up with new and returning members.

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Zona Island New Member Landing Area

There is a great big world with several Islands and lots of wide-open virtual space. People teleport and travel by vehicle to explore the Virtual World and discover thriving Island communities. It’s good to know when and where to find friends in There when you’re  looking socialize online. The best way to locate other members in There is by signing up for daily scheduled Events and exploring Neighborhood hangouts.

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You can check the latest schedule of events on the Activities Page. On your toolbar go to Activities>Browse Activities. Find an event that sounds fun and click on the link for details. Scroll down to the bottom of the Event page and click Sign Up. You will be sent a Theremail notifying you of the start of the event. If you are logged into the 3-D Virtual World at the beginning of a scheduled activity,  you’ll receive a pop-up message that the event has started with a button to teleport.

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Activities happen in There 24/7 365 days a year including holidays. The majority of events will have a Host who will welcome you and provide information about the scheduled activity. Sometimes there are self-running events on the schedule like Quests and Tours that you can do at your own pace. There are a few time zones that see higher traffic from our community. Well-attended recurring weekly events happen on weeknights between 4:00 and 10:00 PM Pacific time and throughout the day and night on the weekends. Browse the Activities page for today’s events and sign up to meet new people at fun gatherings like parties, card games, vehicle races, paintball, virtual tours, socials and much more.  You can also join the Events Invite Club to receive invitations to popular events. To join the Events Invite Club on your toolbar go to People>Find A Group>Search “Events Invite List” click Join Now.

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Many of our  members enjoy building and decorating their virtual dream homes in There. You can find communities of people living and playing in Neighborhood Zones. There are all different types of Neighborhoods to explore and meet new people at. Go on a self-guided tour to check out all of the themed communities. You might run into your future neighbors along the way. Open the Places page to find a list of Neighborhoods to tour. On your toolbar go to Places, scroll down to the Information section on the right and click on View All NH Zones. Find a place that looks interesting and teleport to meet new friends.

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Event Host Support – Theme Planning Meetings

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The Virtual World There.com is a social lifeline for people around the globe during this time of real-world self-distancing. A wave of new members and returning legacy avatars are logging into There and using the platform to connect in a 3-D environment with friends and family.

The easiest way to find people in There and make new friends online is to sign up for Events. Event Hosts schedule fun activities like parties, game shows, cards, buggy racing, paintball all throughout the day for the community to enjoy. Think of Event Hosts like Recreational Activity Coordinators in There. They come up with creative and fun ways for Thereians to socialize in our Virtual World.

If you consider yourself a friendly and outgoing individual who likes to bring people together, you’d make a perfect Event Host in There! Help coordinate online entertainment and social gatherings by scheduling activities in our beautiful 3-D world.

Every Monday night a group of Event Hosts gather at the Theme Planning Meeting to discuss upcoming event themes and brainstorm new ideas for future events. In addition to daily and weekly events, special events are planned for holidays, the seasons and fun annual themes. If you have a creative event idea to share, want to know more about hosting events in There or need activity planning and support make sure to attend the weekly Theme Planning Meetings.

Sign up for the Monday, March 23rd Theme Planning Meeting at 5:00 PM PDT and 8:00 PM EST. We’ll see you There!

Virtual Camping Caravan Explores There

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Feeling restless stuck at home? Join the virtual camping caravan in There.com and island hop around the 3-D environment with fellow campers over the next three weeks. Have fun exploring the terrain, meeting new campers and enjoying caravan themed events. The community will gather and depart to the first campsite on March 24th. Travel with the caravan each week in the Virtual World of There until April 14th.

The Thereian Community has several online gatherings planned during the virtual camping trip. Sign up for horse races, dog races, dice games, board games, campfire stories, quests and more. Social gatherings are held all throughout the day during the caravan event.

Each Tuesday the community will join the caravan and travel to a new campsite. Claim your site and pitch a tent or drop your trailer in a PortaZone (PAZ). Build a fire, decorate your campsite and invite your friends over for a fireside chat and some virtual s’mores.

Don’t miss the community gathering and caravan departure to the first campsite scheduled for Tuesday, March 24th at 7:00 PM PDT and 10:00 PM EST. If you are late in joining the caravan and want to catch up to the group, join the Events Invite Club IM and ask the Event Host for a summons to meet up with fellow travelers.

We want to see your camping photos! Share your pics to our Facebook page.

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Virtual World There Helps Cure Isolation Boredom

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As people in every country retreat to their homes for self-isolation, they are turning to 3-D Virtual Worlds like There.com to connect and socialize in real-time with people around the globe. Staying digitally connected to loved ones and being able to socialize online with friends who are quarantined or practicing social distancing is a lifeline right now for many people who are struggling with being stuck at home due to COVID-19. The Virtual World There is a great three-dimensional social network to stay in touch with family and friends as we all try to beat isolation boredom.

In There you can express your individuality and customize your Avatar’s hair, body type and clothing. Talk to other avatars using real-time Voice or text chat to communicate.  You can make your avatar dance, run, drive, fly and emote feelings. Sign up now and in a few minutes you’ll be able to explore hundreds of different locations, build a virtual dream home, play cards with friends, party it up on the dance floor, shoot a game of paintball or race your buggy down at the track. In addition to all of the fun activities to do in There, the 3-D online social tool can also be used for business meetings, classes, conferences, festivals and large social gatherings.

Curious what it’s like to live an active social life online? Check out the Virtual World There for FREE with a Silent Trial Account. You do not have to wait for a Free There Weekend to log in and play. Silent Trials in There are now available 24/7! Connect online with people from all around the world in a beautiful 3-D environment. All you have to do is download There and create your avatar. Silent Trials are FREE and do not require a credit card, but your text chat is limited to Phoenix Stars (New Member Helpers) and There Staff.

Invite family and friends to There and text chat with them if you have a Basic Trial Account. Basic Trials require an age-check which unlocks the ability to use text-chat in-world with a one-time (per avatar) charge of $0.50 USD. You must be 18 or older to use There. Premium Memberships have full access to all of the bells and whistles. You can use Voice to hear and speak in real-time with other Premium Members. The cost is an affordable $10.00 USD for a monthly subscription to gain full access to the Virtual World There. You may use a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account to pay the monthly subscription. No matter what your budget is, we’ve got you covered during this time of self-isolation! Find the type of membership in There that is right for you and get back to having a social life.

The Thereian community hosts daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal themed events. You can find people logged into There during different times of the day by going to the Activities Page and signing up for Events. You can also search the Places Page to find people hanging out in Neighborhoods. If you need assistance in There, look for a Phoenix Star New Member Helper and they can help you navigate the Virtual World and introduce you to new friends. You can spot them easily because they have a Star in the front of their name tag.

You may be completely new to the idea of creating an avatar and living life online or you could be returning home to There after a long hiatus. Either way, we welcome you to socialize, explore and connect with other people who are also isolated at home looking for a more animated and vocal way to communicate with others online beyond text, photos and videos.

Download the 3-D Virtual World social platform. We are waiting for you There.

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St. Patrick’s Day Events in There.com

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Feeling lucky?! Even if you don’t have any Irish in you, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with shamrock shenanigans in the virtual world There.com. Hang out with friends at St. Patty’s Day events March 16th and 17th.

There will be green beer flowing at the Monday night BABS: St. Patrick’s Flight. Pick out your fliest green outfit for this event or take your chances of getting pinched. Pilot your own hoverboat or take a seat for a relaxing ride with one of the Bay Area Boat Systems captains. Starting at 10:00 PM Eastern and 7:00 PM Pacific Monday, March 16th. If you show up late, join the BABS IM for a summon to the St. Patrick’s Day flotilla. BABS Flights are a weekly event in There.com happening every Monday. Join the Bay Area Boat Systems Club for invites to future events.

Grab a buggy or TUV for the St. Patrick’s Day Bash to be held on Monday, March 16th at 11:00 PM Eastern/ 8:00 PM Pacific. Meet your friends at Flamingo Bay and crash your vehicle into mayhem at this friendly bumper buggy event. Prizes available for the last lucky leprechaun standing.

Want to play some cards?! Come out to RobbyBoy’s St. Patrick’s Gin event on Tuesday, March 17th 7:30 PM Eastern and 4:30 PM Pacific. Make sure to show up on time! The doors close 10 minutes after the start of the event and you must be seated at a card table. The winner of this green card event will receive 5,000 Tbux and the runner up will receive 3,000 Tbux. Play RobbyBoy cards every Tuesday and earn points towards monthly Gin United prizes.

Raise a glass of green beer for some twisted Tiki Talk Trivia on Tuesday, March 17th at 11:00 PM Eastern and 8:00 PM Pacific for a fun St. Patrick’s Day event. Test your knowledge and buzz in if you have the answers! Tiki Talk Trivia hosted by Francis_7 happens every Tuesday night in the virtual world There.com.

Don’t get caught without green on during St. Patrick’s Day events. Shop women’s and men’s green clothing for your luck of the Irish outfit. Purchase green beer and St. Patrick’s Day shirts and hats from Shop Central.

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2020 Winter There Games

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There Winter Games (TWG) is a huge 10-day series of competitive events in There that run from February 21st through March 1st. Everyone is invited to play in this fun and friendly competition. Participants earn points for their team, and the team with the most points at the end takes home the gold medal! Events happen at all hours of the day and range from vehicle races to card games to quests and so much more. Whatever your interests are, you’re likely to find activities to enjoy.

There Winter Games Schedule

Thursday, February 20th
Opening Ceremonies
Start Time: 6:00 PM PST

Friday, February 21st – Sunday, March 1st
10-Day Competitive There Games Events

Monday, March 2nd
Closing Ceremonies
Start Time: 6:30 PM PST

Everyone is invited to play and is already part of a team. The color of your name tag will tell you which team you’re on. There are 16 name tag colors. If you aren’t quite sure where you belong, it’s easy to find out. Just head over to the Winter Games Welcome Center and use the handy name tag sign. When you click the sign’s action tag, it will tell you what color your name tag is and also give you a link to join your team! This is a great way to meet people and make new friends.

Visit the Club Fair in There

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Looking to meet people and make new friends? There are all kinds of  teams, leagues, Neighborhood groups and social clubs in There for you to join! Get a flavor for the types of clubs in There at the Club Fair going on now at the There Fairgrounds.

Interested in joining a club in the virtual world There? Create your very own avatar here. Once you’re logged onto There, teleport over to the Club Fair at the There Fairgrounds. Travel the walkways around the Fairgrounds and visit the different types of clubs There has to offer. You’ll find signs, brochures and information on each club. Check the club booths for upcoming events where you can meet and interact with other club members.

Stop by the Fairgrounds and take a tour of the Clubs on display. Challenge yourself to sign up for at least three new Clubs in There.

Bay Area Boat System

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BINGO Maniacs

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Books & Tea 

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The Cat’s Pajamas

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Cross Country Racers 

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Costa Lotta

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Themed Event Planning & Invites List

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Flight Academy

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Gin & Vodka

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Miracle Pictures 

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GPSD Explorers

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Hogz Speedway

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I’m There

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Mahalo Village

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Music Trivia Quests

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NellieRachel MotuGin Tourney

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Rowdi Designs

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2020 Club Fair Registration

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Do you have a Club in There that you would like to recruit more members to? Get help promoting your Club at the Club Fair happening at the There Fairgrounds January 20th-26th.

Head over to the There Fairgrounds and pick out a booth (Lot) for your Club. There are several sizes to choose from. Once you find one that will work, join the There Fairgrounds Development Club in order to rent a booth. Once you have rented the booth, you can decorate it to promote your Club.

Don’t forget to leave a sign or brochure in the booth so that interested people can locate a link to your Club. Schedule and hold events from your booth during the Club Fair to attract more members.

We’ll see you at the Club Fair in the virtual world There!

Lost in Space

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Get Lost In Space this week for the GinStars reunion! This special seven-day Gin Card event is a throwback to the Aziti Prime Neighborhood GinStar Tourneys. Learn how to play gin with this handy There Help article. Join new and old friends over a virtual card game of gin. Out of this world events in There are scheduled through December 14th.

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Take your home to new heights up in outer space during the week long event. There is a special Lost in Space PAZ community set up for camping. You can purchase decorative space items in the Auctions.

Wild West Week

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Saddle up the horses and head out on the Aurora highway for Wild West Week in the virtual world There! Round up the posse from November 10th to the 18th for a dusty ride over the treacherous trails of There.

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The Event Hosts have a lot of fun Western theme events planned for you. Share tall-tales around the campfire, stop by the pub, race your trusty steed cross country, saddle up for some games and dosey-do at the Western Ho Down.

Go back in time to the days of prairie wagons and visit the Aurora Gulch Neighborhood. Join the gang and drop a PAZ surrounding Aurora Gulch for a week of camping during the Wild West event.

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If you need a new horse to ride, some fancy chaps or a barrel hat and shotgun, check out the Auctions for the latest Western wear.