Second Life fans: Get a First Life
Ah, satire. Bemused by the web world's collective fascination with virtual reality site Second Life, digital wag Darren Barefoot has launched Get A First Life, a pitch-perfect mockery of the real thing. "GO OUTSIDE. Membership Free," announces the big orange button at the top of the page. "First Life is an analog world where server lag does not exist...."

The sweetest irony? Barefoot, who has dabbled in quick hit satire before, is running Google (GOOG) ads and selling t-shirts on his single page -- and thus making real money from his spoof of a virtual world.
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