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MTV launches virtual Pimp My Ride

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MTV’s Virtual Pimp My Ride
If you have not seen MTV’s show, Pimp My Ride, here’s the basic premise: Some fan with a crappy car submits a video plea for help, MTV sends Xzibit a camera crew to get the car, take it to Mad Mike’s customization garage where it is tricked out with pretty rims, a paint job and very often a game system and plasma screens. The owner then completely freaks when they see it and proceeds to treat it as poorly as their previous car.

Well now you can pimp your own ride for a lot less money, a lot fewer f-bombs and without Xzibit making you look stupid. MTV has launched a virtual Pimp My ride site where you fill out a form, install a vMTV app (Windows .exe file) and then… start doing stuff to earn free MTV Bucks (MTV$) like completing challenges, playing games and winning contests. You can also buy MTV$ with a credit card at an exchange rate of MTV$180 for US$1.

You then spend the MTV$ on a virtual car, virtual rims, hoods, paint jobs, gear and even pets to start tricking out your ride. You can also have your avatar wander around a 3D environment, using cartoon bubbles to chat with other pimps. It also supports VOIP and video playback.

This has so many elements of Second Life – a 3D virtual community with microtransactions, 3D avatars, a chat feature, etc. – that I wonder why they didn’t just use second Life? Oh wait, they can microfee you as much as they want, control the MTV$ rate and not worry about pre-existing virtual SL millionaires. Also, SL does not fully support VOIP, though they have toyed with it in the past and plan to offer it down the road.

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  1. this is such a pimped out website the website took me a hour to figure out but its worth all of that…lol

    raonna
  2. nice game I love it.

    dra
  3. There.com is what the game is like not Second Life. In fact the same company from there was contracted by MTV to create it.

    Chad
  4. red book

    joel
  5. its so stupid, you start off with 1,000 dollars and can only buy youself some clothes and junk. You dont even have enough money to buy a junker. It is nearly impossible to earn money in the game. so you gotta buy your own money with a credit card as you dont have enough for anything. its also extremely difficult to get arround cuz its just constant lag. it really sux.

    fonz
  6. go to http://www.pimpmyride.mtv.com

    nick
  7. what web site is it

    jrock
  8. wasup

    o.g
  9. i can wat to siyour car

    o.g
  10. uh i cnat actually find the web site for the virtual pimp my ride
    i checked pimp my ride .com
    but idk maybe im too lazy to look for it
    some body post it plz

    Samm
  11. awsomegame

    ben
  12. is it free?

    justine
  13. yjk j

    charlie
  14. how cani login in the game

    shane
  15. how do u play the game what wb site is it on

    alex
  16. help unle jimmy.pimp jaime plymouth 1973 dusters out help please…

    unclejimmyforjaime
  17. help!help!help!help!please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    unclejimmyforjaime
  18. yeeea!!!

    rd20stewart
  19. hjh

    joey
  20. i want to play it but i dont no wer to go

    joey
  21. what wb site is it on

    joker13
  22. yo big_tam help me

    joker13
  23. i like chat with diffrent culutre

    big_tam
  24. ok

    hermann
  25. tune ma caisse

    hermann
  26. whatup this is me

    aleigha williams
  27. it is soooooooooo coooooool. but buy your own mony

    Randy
  28. yo this games is cool but u gotta buy ur own money!!@

    Randy
  29. er peeps vmtv is exsacly like ther there is like no defference

    coolman
  30. quero me inscrever no pimp my ride do brasil . obrigada. suzan

    suzan katia fernandes
  31. wea u go 2 play da game?

    lilmama
  32. how do u play da game?

    shorty
  33. i think you guys need to lauch it it looks cool

    ken
  34. how do you get on the site

    trey
  35. how do u play and do u have to have a acout

    jake
  36. how do i make a accout

    jake
  37. I AM GAY!

    KEVIN
  38. I CANT WAIT UNTIL THIS GAME COME OUT SO I CAN PLAY IT EVERYDAY AND I WATCH PIMP MY RIDE A LOT……….

    LIL MIKEY
  39. the game is out cool

    D ROB
  40. CHOKE ON DICK!

    Xzibit
  41. xzibit i want my ride pimpt i drive a 1961 ford mustang mokone i have a job with two kids and i cant aford to take it to get it fickst so pleas mtv pimp my ride

    chad chenault
  42. this is not pimp but wondering if you can pimp it for us.Raggedy car more info if needed.A V.I.P. member of the family who's completely disable.The staff of pimp my ride PIMP an official ride for my family member,For instants station wagon old school herst with a big side door ambulance bed easy in and out.Easy access with front view.Located in puerto rico Daughter and nephew asking for gladis.Whatever thanks show rocks

    lillian jimenez & junior
  43. FUCK U ALL

    angel
  44. GAY ASS MUTHER FUCKERS!!!

    Xzibit
  45. OH AND AGAIN…CHOKE ON DICK!

    Xzibit
  46. where and how do i find the websites for the game

    keilon
  47. Hi xzibit demetria shelton I wanted to know can u help me please help me pimp my ride tow kids and one on the way can you help me get my car panted and runing right…..

    Demetria Shelton
  48. hey xzibit i wanted to know if u can help me pimp my ride i have an 82 montecarlo i would apreciate if u would help me?????????

    alex
  49. hey xzibit i wanted to know if u could help me fix my 82 montecarlo??????

    alex
  50. hey what do the website game call for i can git on it i realy want to

    austin
  51. yo x-zibit i want to play the game but i cant find where to sign up so help me out and tell me where to find the website

    zackary alvarado
  52. WAT UP YALL GANSTAS

    Tristan Roberts
  53. how to i play it dude

    ryan
  54. how do you sign up

    robert
  55. xzibit your the coolest person ever

    luius
  56. oh dude that is so freaking awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!! only problem is is that i don't know were to play it at.

    robert
  57. oh dude that is so freaking awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!! only problem is is that i don't know were to play it at.
    xzibit rules!!!!!!!!!!!!11 (although i'm white.)

    robert
  58. This site is okay… not very safe though and can be danger in many ways, although I do admitt it can be fun! XD

    Mary'Clare
  59. where do i got 2 play the new pimp my ride game?????????

    dillon
  60. this is cool

    eduar305
  61. ha what ups

    cody hughes
  62. whats up my nigga im from tashkent xzibit pimp my ride daewoo matiz!!!!!!!

    joha
  63. and f**k you all and good night

    joha
  64. I want to know where to go to start playing

    jayden
  65. cool

    vance
  66. cool and good

    vance
  67. hey whats up it blonnd i am new to the web site but i love the shows

    bloond
  68. ya

    billy
  69. I C U HOMIE U DOING DA DAMN THANG

    B.Black
  70. this game is alsome

    malcolm
  71. bbbbboooooonnnnnggggggggg!!!!!!!!!

    trey
  72. how do you play

    sergio
  73. pimp my ride rocks to be able to be in a game were they pimp my ride that would awsome

    joe
  74. this is bad ass

    William
  75. hi xzibit how are you whale im very disaponnet because i just not to long ago i had brought an 1990 chevelotte caviliar straight shift but it need make over. my car is banged up it was in a racked it was like that before i had pay for it mt need work done to it it really need a tune up my zauce pipe need to be replaced and a front end a limem and i need tires a inside of my car need to be build with carpets and my speed armator need to replace xzibit can you please pimp my ride my whale right now im not working its because i just gotten off. please help me thank you and mtv pimp my ride for helping me ms tee

    tosha fields
  76. can i join

    malik
  77. this is a cool show I can not waite to play this gam.
    the show on mtv pimp my ride is so cool.
    And just maybe i can get my fienca to pimp his ride hahah

    annie
  78. yo dis is yaaa yaaa trick…getr out of my face………yaaaahhhh………………eeyy its soljaBoy up in it 2 tell ya dont play it it suks …….u start with$1000 and u have to urn ur money and u baraly get money ………….suks..soljaBoy out

    SoljaBoy
  79. its tiet D

    chad
  80. Is it free

    Tymberlon
  81. yo hey sup wat website do i go on to play your game it sounds real great but wat site?Rite back soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)

    Sincerly
    your gurl,
    Daja Armijo

    p.s also my ride needs pimped so wen you text back ill show some pictures of it its a 2000 ford crew cab truck. peace…………

    daja
  82. HELLO, XZIBIT AND CREW.MY HUSBAND LOUIS AND I THINK YOUR SHOW IS TOP NOTCH!!!WE WERE WONDERING IF YOU COULD HELP US PIMP OUR 1995 CHEVY ASTRO VAN WITH 200,000 MILES ON IT.I GOT IN EXCHANGE FOR BABYSITTING.THE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE IS FUNKY AND THERE IS NO MUFFLER OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER,THE LIGHTS ARE FUNKY TOO!!!IT NEEDS A RESERRECTION.THANKYOU

    Donna Bertaux
  83. how can we play this

    Sha&kei1000;
  84. WHAT ARE YOU GUISE TALKING ABOUT

    TARA
  85. hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii……………………………………………,,,,

    kahari
  86. hello

    denver
  87. i have never playd but i want to play soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo bad

    harrry
  88. Soy d puerto rico Im from puerto rico i want them to pimp my ride but is imposible estoy desesperada tengo mala suerte.

    Cilian
  89. who kone how to jion the pimp my ride virtual tell me plesss

    ryan
  90. what up

    LillyAnn
  91. whats up every one !

    LillyAnn
  92. Yo Xibit, Please Pimp My Car. Its All JJacked Up.

    >:(

    Michelle
  93. Hey everyone – You go here to play:
    http://www.vmtv.com/virtualpimpmyride.html

    Doug
    Executive Editor | Gadgetell.com

    Doug Berger
  94. this is osom!!!!!!!

    ross miller
  95. how can i get my car on pimp my ride. i.m straight out of brooklyn ny and i have a real hooptie. Please select me.

    eddie
  96. fgeghgfhg

    fvdcfre
  97. Whats up

    Drumer Boy
  98. Whats Up!

    Tebone
  99. PEOPLE U DOWNLOAD THE GAME ATT http://WWW.PIMPMYRIDE.MTV.COM OK

    eurohomie
  100. hey

    cooley
  101. what up wit u

    gabe
  102. i love it

    kenton
  103. I imagine this would be a great game, but where do you go to PLAY IT!

    poop
  104. pimp my ride rocks

    shay
  105. how do i play pimpmyride

    harry
  106. Hey can someone pleaz tell me how 2 play or login at least?

    Mariah
  107. totally coool game !

    green day girl
  108. how can i join

    aly
  109. how do i join

    aly
  110. this is gay

    jesse
  111. He guys my name is kaleab mulugeta and i'm an information technology student and when i see this web-site address in tv i said holy shit i gotta see this web site and register and now i'm giving a comment to to u guys you rock keep it up k form ethiopia.

    kaleab
  112. what

    johnathan strickland
  113. ima indian

    CarDell
  114. how do u get to play the game is it free somebody pleaze help me

    jacob
  115. this is a pimped out web site

    aaron
  116. what u talikng bout

    ANGELIKA
  117. HOW THA FUCK DO YOU PLAY THE DAMN GAME!

    Tony
  118. Hey everyone – You go here to play:
    http://www.vmtv.com/virtualpimpmyride.html

    Doug
    Executive Editor | Gadgetell.com

    Doug Berger
  119. the game doesnt let anbody in to play it

    josh
  120. u suck

    sam
  121. I would real like 2 join

    Tea
  122. HOW DO U GET ON

    LILDREE
  123. To Whom It's may concer.
    It's is Now 1:41 pm and my Dream was Always to get a ride Pimp From You Guys for some reason I never get a chance to to that show,so Right now i became hate my car because the car is good then the body is Is like garbage.please I really want our help with my car thank you my Number is 347-272-3395 feel,free to call me anytime .

    Jean E Icart
  124. My truck need pimp out so i am asking you guys to please pimp my truck out.

    William Reed
  125. xzibit help me make a car

    terrick
  126. how do u download it?? whats the website

    eric
  127. this is bullshit the game doesnt let u in it has a problem i realy wana play it wtf is any1 else on??

    eric
  128. THEY HAVE TO PUT THE OLD ONE BAK THEY R SO FUK*N RETART3D THE NEW 1 SUKES ASS

    eric
  129. GINO RIP

    DANGELO
  130. i thank you guys

    15cent
  131. ilove it iwant to play

    nathan
  132. isn't this game cool i haven't played it yet

    AKACT
  133. ive played be4 but i dont know what website to go on 2 play again

    wiliam
  134. wow. i'd rather sing my song O.M.G. (:

    usher
  135. please help idk how 2 log in this game

    tooculguy76
  136. help me i cant find the game this suck so bad.

    troy775544
  137. idk how 2 get in lol

    tavious12
  138. I NEVER PLAYED THIS GAMES BEFORE

    bigman
  139. i went to the site but couldnt find the game can someone comment the steps to finding the game or how to find it

    stetson