Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

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Where do you do most of your shopping?

SL Exchange
16
26%
SL Exchange
16
26%
The shop location in-game
13
21%
The shop location in-game
13
21%
Other
2
3%
Other
2
3%
 
Total votes: 62
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MammaKittie
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Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby MammaKittie » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:11 pm

Just trying to get a general consensus of where you shop to see how it trends:) Thank you!

(Where you do *most* of your shopping - I realize you may look in both Exchange and in-game but which is most often?)
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Elle Couerblanc
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Elle Couerblanc » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:35 pm

I usually shop in game but I like using marketplace for more specific items that I may not know if a story carries or not.
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Syndel
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Syndel » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:59 pm

I rarely leave my home position for anything when in-world... I shop mostly on Marketplace and I can tell as a merchant that great part of my sales happen at Marketplace of derived from it (person picks up demo there and comes to the main shop).
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Caranda
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Caranda » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:41 am

I do at least 90% of my shopping on the Marketplace simply because I like the convenience of being able to text search and look through lots of items quickly. Sometimes I go to the inworld store of a vendor I have found on the Marketplace to make the actual purchases but generally not. Occasionally I also visit stores I like and know well just to see what is new.
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Conall
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Conall » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:00 am

99 % SL Exchange. Its easier, quicker, clearer when i want to buy something to use it instead of rezzing, walking and walking and walking, tping out, rezzing and walking and walking and so on.
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Claude Belgar
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Claude Belgar » Mon Aug 01, 2011 2:18 am

Marketplace. More convenient, faster…
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Charlotte
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Charlotte » Mon Aug 01, 2011 3:55 am

Which one is lag free?
Which one can I compare other creators stuff, which one can I sort by cheapest?

Favourite feature of the marketplace is finding an overblown priced item (eg sculptie) and then see another item SO very similar, for a 16th of the price!
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Willow
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Willow » Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:47 am

If I know where to find a particular item I like going shopping for it. If I don't know who sells a particular thing then Marketplace is really the only option. I have in fact discovered several places in world through using Marketplace.

I have my favourite places to buy clothes, hair, skins, eyes, boats, jewelry, and so on, and go to them first. Only generally for more specialist items do I use Marketplace. And if I like what I get, I'll keep the LM that comes in the packet, for future reference.
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Rayzor McAuley
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Rayzor McAuley » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:22 am

I normally don't shop. I've got everything I really need now, but if my FC (who is a shopaholic) tells me about something cool, I'll have her TP me to her location. I hate shopping.
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Re: Exchange or In Game? Where do you shop?

Postby Ceri the Urt » Mon Aug 01, 2011 10:07 am

Marketplace, always. I sometimes start there, see if anything interests me then go to the shop in game, but I buy almost everything from the Marketplace.
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