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Old 10-17-2016, 06:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Today I found this item on SLP: https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p...a-047/10106426 (Actually I bought #20).

It's a gacha item, and when I rezzed it to unpack I got the choice of either accepting the prize or taking "the points". I chose the prize and never got any items.

So, at $199L I thought "what the hell" and bought #22 as well. This time, I didn't even get the little pop up.

Is this how gachas work? What did I do wrong? Is there a way to get my outfit?
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Old 10-17-2016, 06:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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See if you can open the box manually and drag the contents to your inventory using edit mode > contents tab.

Sounds like it's scripted for a gacha event that lets you trade in items you don't want for a points balance to get some other unique item? In which case the box might have deleted itself when you chose an option anyway S: I am making wild guesses here, you might have been scammed but it could also be misunderstanding
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Old 10-17-2016, 06:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I've never seen a gacha that worked like that.

From the description on MP it looks like you're out of luck. But that's an odd way to do things.
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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That sounds like an Epiphany item. The box would have deleted if you choose points, but not if you chose prize, and you should be able to open it and get the item, as Zii said.
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Old 10-17-2016, 07:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Today I found this item on SLP: https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p...a-047/10106426 (Actually I bought #20).

It's a gacha item, and when I rezzed it to unpack I got the choice of either accepting the prize or taking "the points". I chose the prize and never got any items.

So, at $199L I thought "what the hell" and bought #22 as well. This time, I didn't even get the little pop up.

Is this how gachas work? What did I do wrong? Is there a way to get my outfit?
Did the box disappear? There's a gacha that does that. Epiphany, maybe. But now I forget how you actually have to get the item if you don' want the points because what you're describing sounds very familiar, but I don't know what I then did to get the gacha prize once I clicked on accepting the prize. I do know it didn't automatically just unpack it and give it to me.
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:05 PM   #7 (permalink)
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The boots are from the current round of epiphany

The Epiphany | A Second Life Gacha Event
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Old 10-19-2016, 09:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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That is something from Epiphany.

When you buy an item from the current round of the event you can either open the prize or redeem it for points and after you have X number of points you can get one of the special prizes that are offered. I've bought stuff at and from Epiphany but I've never redeemed anything for the special item.
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