Hello to new beginnings! I rented a sweet seaside cottage in New Haven, so I guess you could say Gogo is a resident of New Haven, Maine now. I’ve always wanted to move to Maine, to be closer to one of my favorite authors. Can you guess who that is?
New Haven is a roleplay estate with commercial and residential rentals for all budgets. You can even just rent a boat slip, horse stall, or hotel room for as little as L$100/week. This is a roleplaying community if you want to roleplay, but if you just want a nice place to take photos, you can do that too.
From what I’ve seen, New Haven is always full, so if you’d like to rent a home, just sign up for the waitlist! That’s how I got my current place. I signed up months ago, and it just recently became available.
And while we’re talking about new beginnings, I have decided to seriously get my inventory under control. I have friends carrying 200k-400k inventories, and that’s a reasonable amount for bloggers and older residents (for years I’ve kept my inventory below 100k). Before I started cleaning this week, my inventory was at about 82k. Even though that sounds like a reasonable number, I still found myself wasting a lot of time scrolling and trying on things to find what I want. I am not that sentimental, but I did keep things that are older than 5 years and from brands that are long gone. I decided to get serious after I saw a tweet from Alexa Linden.
How I deleted 50% of my inventory in 2 days:
- Filter for things Older than 1825 days (5 years), and delete 90% of it.
There are the occasional items that will be sentimental or necessary, you can keep those, but delete the rest.
- Delete items for bodies you do not wear (especially for clothing/hair/shoes).
- Delete items you no longer love, delete entire brands.
Let’s be real, you’re never going to wear or use those things again. You’re just scrolling past them, so it’s time to delete them.
- Delete notecards, landmarks, unpacked scripts, textures, sounds, etc.
This is easy! Do this! I do this all the time.
- Filter for “Trans” aka no copy items, and make a folder called Gacha.
You didn’t open them, you’re not using them, and you have no idea what they are. Creating the Gacha folder was the saddest thing I realized about my inventory. I haven’t opened over 500+ gacha items. I started giving some away to friends who will appreciate them more.
- Get your Objects folder under control!
Open things as soon as you get them and organize them or delete them. I was so bad about this, that I had nearly 2,500 items in there but now it’s organized.
Did you know that you can select a bunch of your inventory (in the same folder), then right click and select “Create Folder From Selected”? This saved me a bunch of time when I sort my inventory by Name, then created folders for brands.
Now that my inventory is a manageable 46k, I will go into each folder and organize them even more. I organize my inventory by brand, and I also use the default folders cos they’re protected. Have you ever tried to delete the Basic Root, Body Parts, or Clothing folder? You can’t delete them! That’s why I decided to use them years ago, to protect the things I don’t want to accidentally delete.
Going through this whole process made me realize that I have a lot of unworn things in my inventory. I could probably shop from my own inventory for a whole year and still be able to wear a new outfit for each blog post. I also want to be better at opening the things I do acquire through shopping, gifts, gacha, and freebies and blog about them in a timely manner. It’s a shame that I didn’t open so many nice things simply cos they got lost in my Objects folder.
Most of my outfit today are gacha items that I forgot I had, except for the new Truth hair and Donut from Hangry. I can’t believe the Mikunch dress was released 6 years ago, and I’m only opening it today.
Have I inspired you to clean your inventory? Let me know in the comments!
What I’m Wearing:
LeLutka – Ubon Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Diana (Beige C)
Truth – Twist
Hangry – Cereal Donuts (Marshmellow Charms)
Uzu – Last Summer Gacha (hat 2)
Mikunch – Bare Top OP RARE
Mikunch – chouchou 9
Mikunch – Girls Parade /Little bear bag white
Friday – Nellie Sandals (Blush)