Happy New Year 2009 Second Life

Happy New Year 2009 from all of us at Linden Lab

Happy New Year 2009 from all of us at Linden Lab

[2:00 AM PST] Welcome Kiribati, New Zealand and Chatham Island to 2009!

[3:00 AM PST] Happy New Year to New Zealand, Tonga and the Phoenix Islands

[4:00 AM PST] Welcome to 2009 to Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, some outlying regions of Russia and Tuvalu

[5:00 am PST] G’day to residents who are hailing in the New Year in Australia, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and France-New Caledonia.

[6:00 am PST] A happy new 2009 to you all in Papua New Guinea, US Mariana Islands and a little more of the outlying Russian regions!

[7:00 am PST] Happy New Year for the rest of Australia, South Korea, Timor-Leste, parts of Indonesia, Palau and Japan! 新年明けましておめでとう御座います!!!

[8:00] The new year has found China, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, more of Indonesia, Mongolia, Brunei and others.

[9:00 am PST] This hour welcomes the rest of Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, another part of Russia, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Mongolia!

[10:00 am PST] Happy New Year, Peace and goodwill to Myanmar, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan!

[11:00 am PST] Welcome to 2009; Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Maldives, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, France-Kerguelen!

[12:00 pm PST] Joining us in 2009 we have Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates, Seychelles, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Reunion (French), Mauritius, and Oman.

[1:00 pm PST] Happy New Year to Second Life residents in Bahrain, Iran, more of Russia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Comoros, Iraq, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Madagascar, Kuwait, Qatar, Tanzania and Uganda.

Celebrating in Second Life

Celebrating in Second Life

[2:00 pm PT] We wish those in Egypt, Romania, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, Lebanon, Belarus, Estonia, Israel, Jordan, Finland, Botswana, Cyprus, Lithuania, Latvia, Burundi, Syria, Namibia, Libya, Moldova, Swaziland, Lesotho, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Rwanda and more… a very Happy New Year 2009!!

[3:00 PM PST] New Year has swept through Europe and Africa, embracing Belgium, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Austria, Sweden, Netherlands, Algeria, Nigeria, Denmark, Serbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Norway, Congo, Gibraltar, Montenegro, Slovenia, Slovakia, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Vatican City State, Equatorial Guinea, Central African Republic, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Andorra, Monaco, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia/FYROM, Luxembourg, Albania, Cameroon, Malta, Tunisia, Benin, Niger, Chad, Angola, Gabon, Congo Democratic Republic and others. Happy New Year!

[4:00 PM PST] Welcome to 2009; England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Morocco, Portugal, Iceland, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Western Sahara, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Liberia, Togo and others, Happy New Year!!

[5:00 PM PST] Cape Verde, Azore Islands – Welcome to 2009!

[6:00 PM PST] A very Happy New Year to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay!

[7:00 PM PST] This hour, we watch as Chile, Paraguay, French Guiana, Suriname, Denmark-Greenland, Falkland Islands and more of Brazil ring in 2009!

[8:00 PM PST] 2009 warmly welcomes the eastern edge of Canada, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Bolivia, Guyana, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitte and Nevis, Grenada, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Bermuda, more of Brazil, Netherlands Antilles, Montserrat, Martinique, Guadeloupe and others.

[9:00 PM PST] Venezuela, eastern USA, eastern Canada, Ecuador, Panama, Welcome to 2009! Happy New Year!

[10:00 PM PST] Jumping on the 2009 bandwagon at this time is Mexico, Guatemala, central USA, central Canada, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Belize, Costa Rica and others. Happy New Year!

[11:00 PM PST] Welcome to 2009 to west central USA and west central Canada!

[12:00 PM PST] HAPPY NEW YEAR 2009, residents of Second Life! Best wishes as well to people on the west coast of the US, Canada’s west coast, and the Pitcairn Islands!

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92 Responses to Happy New Year 2009 Second Life

  1. Ann Otoole says:

    Party is on in Toon Town! Happy New Year!

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  3. Stryker Jenkins says:

    Happy New Year to the People at Linden Lab as well 😉

    Your Stryker Jenkins

  4. Lupo Ellison says:

    Happy New Year 2009 dear Second Life residents and Linden Lab!

  5. Hello World….Happy New Year, all the best for 2009 to all!

  6. Happy New Years! Kicking off another year in paradise. 😉

  7. Sinead McMillan says:

    May The Force Be With You & You & You!

  8. Torley says:

    Joyous nu annum! See you in 2009. =^_^=

  9. Elvis Orbit says:

    Happy New Year from Japan. May you have a great 2009.

  10. Marie Sims says:

    Happy New Year to all people in world! Be happy, wish you great 2009 year!

    Happy New Year!
    Bonne Annee!
    С Новым Годом!

  11. 2408 Alekseev says:

    Happy New Year…Thanks to the Lindens, for this wonderful world and thanks to all for being my community:) La multi ani!

  12. Jeannie Moonflower says:

    Happy New Year to everyone from the U.K.

  13. Yokohama Imako says:

    Happy New Year !! Thank you Kate for keeping us posted on the worlds countdown to 2009 🙂 Let’s hope for an even better year for each of us and LL.

  14. Marianne McCann says:

    Hippo Gun Deer, everybuggy!

  15. nhoj Aabye says:

    Good Luck to all me wish.


  16. Markopolis Balhaus says:

    Happy New Year from New York City.

  17. Happy New Year from The LOLO Pet Shop, in Japan! Yay!!

    Yah, It 2009 now….. hoorah! 🙂

  18. Shug Maitland says:

    New Year ??????? —– RL ???????? there are many hours left before the new year begins.
    But all the best to the Gods on Mt. Linden!

  19. Gwynn Blackburn says:

    Happy New Year from Illinois, USA!

  20. amidala says:

    Happy New Year To all people in Second Life….
    smile forever……………

  21. Mondak Slade says:

    Happy New Year From California !!

  22. Katt Linden says:

    Here’s wishing you all a joyful and fulfilling New Year!!!

  23. Emondrell Raymaker says:

    Happy New Year! May 2009 be the year we start thinking in terms of cycles and systems, rather than one-way-streets.

  24. Sandor Balczo says:

    Buon anno a tutti gli amici italiani che ho incontrato sul mio cammino. And happy new year to all those who have enriched my experience this year 🙂


    Sandor 🙂

  25. Kate Linden says:

    Wishing you all around the world peace and happiness in the New Year!

  26. Zolen says:

    Happy New Year everyone!

    My first year in SL has been great! Thanks LL & friends!

    Looking forward to 2009!



  27. Ryou Yiyuan says:

    Not yet for me but I wish at all who are in 2009 now my best wishes for this new year 2009

  28. Happy New Year to everyone. My 2009 bring peace and an end to hunger, pain, sickness, sadness, and loneliness.

  29. Spencer Diesel says:

    Happy New Year Second Lifers 🙂

  30. honest forager says:

    Happy new year lets say we keep the surpizes (changes) down to min this year 😀

  31. Yanik Lytton says:

    Bonne Année à tous!
    Plein de câlins et de sourires!

    Happy New Year to all!
    Tons of hugs and smiles!

  32. Ricken Flow says:



  33. Happy New Year, Linden Laborers.

  34. Matto Destiny says:

    Wishing you all at Linden Labs and The Resident of Second LIfe a Very Happy New Year and may it be a prosperous 2009 from the United Kingdom :)))

  35. eku Zhong says:


  36. Yngwie Krogstad says:

    Happy new year to all, and to quote somebody from the SL forums….

    In 2009, may thieves break into your homes and steal all your debts!

    Also, as a DJ, thanks to Ricken for the recognition, while I know you’ve never been to any of my shows, I still love to see the recognition of what we all do for the residents of Second Life and people out there on the Net in general.

  37. Zag McMillan says:

    A very happy new year to all of you around the world!
    May all your dreams come true in 2009!
    Greetings from germany!

  38. Al Supercharge says:

    Happy New Year in France-Kerguelen ? (at 11am)

    Do I get the prize for spotting the deliberate mistake?

    Nothing less than a TIME MACHINE is acceptable.

  39. Mar says:

    Happy New Year, everyone 🙂

  40. Vics Pera says:

    3:00 pm pst is new year in italy
    happy new year everybody

  41. FlameRose Dagger says:

    Hapy New Year Everyone. May 2009 treat you well

  42. Ener Bing says:

    My best wishes for all in second life in the final hour from 2008 in the Netherlands. Make your dreams come true 🙂
    Gelukkig Nieuwjaar! | Happy and healthy 2009

  43. Bontle says:

    Happy New Year Enjoy it to the fullest.

  44. michael says:

    Happy New year to everything

  45. Happy New Year!

    Hau`oli Makahiki Hou!


  46. KellyM Watkins says:


    Lets hope 2009 will bring good things to each and everyone of us 😀

  47. jessica hultcrantz says:

    (That’s happy new year in swedish for all you others)

    Now it’s 2009 in most parts of europe, let’s hope it will be a good year for everyone and that all will live together in peace.

  48. Very Keynes says:

    South Africa got a mention 🙂
    Happy New Year LL and fellow SL addicts.
    Thanks for all the hard work on the platform, the great creations that make it worthwhile and the international dialogue that makes it so addictive. May we all have a great 2009, in love, peace and prosperity.

  49. Linnie says:

    Jan 1st 2009.. 00:09 am… Katt you are late lol

    Happy New Year All!!!

  50. Woooot! I love this hourly updated blog! The true, world-wide community spirit!
    ^O^ Keep up the GOOD work!

  51. M Linden says:

    Wishing everyone around the world all the best in the New Year!

  52. Ener Hax says:

    \o/ happy new year to everyone at Linden!!! thank you and all our residents for making this so wonderful =)

  53. Sephy McCaw says:


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  55. Danaia Kamm says:

    Happy New Year to you too, Lindens from Slovenia, not Solvenia, like you’ve put it, but on the other hand being solvent in 2009 is a good thing.

  56. Salty Saenz says:

    Happy New Rez Year 2009!!!

  57. Lisa Lowe says:

    I wish everyone around the world a most wonderfull and Happy New Year from The Netherlands! Fireworks for Second Life!

    Ik wens iedereen een geweldig en gelukkig nieuwjaar!

  58. Dekka Raymaker says:

    Happy New Year from London UK, to all the SL residents and all the Lindens, drunk on whiskey already WAAARK!!!

  59. Bla says:

    This is the first time that I have seen new year wishes on the internet not based on GMT but some very strangely named timezone (Pacific Standard Time) that is obviously not related to the center of Pacific but to the far coast.

  60. Crimson Ashbourne says:

    Happy New Year to everyone in Second Life an to the Lindens, May 2009 bring you health wealth and happiness

  61. Joppa Linden says:

    @ #56 – Danaia Kamm – lol, yes.. let’s be solvent. but let’s let Slovenia be Slovenia. 🙂

    HAPPY NEW YEARS EVERYBODY!!! Here’s to a wonderful and amazing new year, see you then!

  62. Sascha says:

    A Happy New Year all and also to those people who have to work right now at LL or anywhere to keep up the service.

  63. Argentina here, happy new year to everyone around the globe.

  64. Abhishek says:

    Wish you all a very happy new year !!

  65. Soap Clawtooth says:

    Happy new year to all!

    Happy new year to those at LL for their hardwork over 2008 to improve our experience! ❤

  66. Junaid Butt says:

    ***HAPPY NEW-YEAR***, to everyone!

    Or will it be?

    I can see the return of the, ‘Soup-Kitchens’

    Anyway I am not going to talk about this subject article, as I do not want to be the first ‘Moan’ of 2009


  67. Kia Lightworker says:

    From Ohio to you all~
    Happy newyear folks around the world!

  68. Paulo Dielli says:

    The most beautiful experience of SL is to be able to talk and cuddle with people from all over the world.

    Happy New Year to all avis in Second Life!!!

  69. Teravus says:

    Happy New year indeed! May it hold all the joy you were expecting from this year.

  70. maddy says:

    happy new year 2009

  71. ajit pathak says:

    Happy New Year 2009 to All Indians

  72. Ryou Yiyuan says:

    Well now I can said really ^^
    I wish at all residents an Happy New Year 2009 from France.

  73. PersephoneGea says:

    Hi Residents!!! Happy New Year, well this … the new year around the world best wishes !!! best 2009 you too and too and you family and you love 😉 really great desire for this new year ¿but real or second world? really is your world sl or rl mich kapor says … emotional intelligence. and pioneers to this new world 😉 really this world is a emotional world and social relations the new future to internet is this world second life is the new future and you and you and you live this moment really is a new year new millenium new internet is appasionant the future well Happy New year Residents happy New year Continents of the World and Continents to this world this new future to internet


    Pers (kiss)

  74. Wish you all a peaceful and prosperous HAPPY NEW YEAER!

  75. PersephoneGea says:

    see all messajes to this blog i m says .. don t exist crisis believe in yourself in your chances of future if you think the world began to believe but believe all starts with you, this future is really magic 😉 enjoy SL !!! Happy new 2009 year here!!!

  76. PersephoneGea says:

    see all messajes to this blog i m says .. don t exist Crysis believe in yourself and your own potential believe in yourself and your world rl or sl 🙂

    cysis is you imagination.. enjoy this world or real world .. work live love .. is really the world 😉

    crysis Losing our imagination … you here optimist !!!

  77. Happy New year Linden Labs . Thanks for everything. You all rock!!!!!! :))

  78. Tegg B says:

    Happy New Year, Especially to those who worked through the Holidays 🙂

  79. PersephoneGea says:

    believe in yourself you and you .. change the real world but here!!! 😉

  80. torridluna says:

    Happy New Year everyone! A peaceful, successful, shiny one! :-]

  81. Kina Savira says:

    _ Feliz Ano Novo, com tudo de bom ( Happy New Year, with all good – in my language ). =^.^=

  82. VAIBHAV says:

    believe in yourself you and you .. change the real world but here!!!

  83. Deira Llanfair says:

    Every good wish for 2009 to all SL residents and everyone at Linden Lab. Peace and Love and a Happy New Year! 🙂

  84. Tung Hoang says:

    huppy new year my friends !!its very funny!!!!

  85. Lostmedia Ares says:

    Happy New Year to one and all , Good Luck for 2009 😉

  86. Wishing all of my many wonderful friends that my Second Life has led me to, a fullfilling and blessed New Year!! TY Linden Labs!

  87. Henri DeCuir says:

    I’m flattered that you used my fireworks for the holiday posting, Katt. 🙂

    I hope everybody had a wonderful, bright, and safe New Year! Welcome to 2009!

  88. Shinya Tandino says:

    Happy new year!!!! woot!! I hope 2009 bring to all a lot of happiness and health because if you have those 2 thing your can do the rest!!

    Feliz año nuevo!!!! Espero que el 2009 les traiga a todos mucha felicidad y salud ya que con esas 2 cosas se puede hacer todo lo demas!!

  89. Argus Collingwood says:

    Hippo Gnu Year to all;-)

  90. Valter Biedermann says:

    New year starts. I hope that everyone is in good health to fight for their goals and so you want to win everything. Happy 2009!

    Novo ano inicia. Espero que todos estejam com saúde para lutar pelos seus objetivos e assim conquistar tudo que deseja. Feliz 2009!!

  91. nou corleone says:

    Denmark – Greenland????? ROFLOL Cheers mates…

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