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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:54 pm

Introduction



Alright, so it's been about a year since I've seen one, so I guess I'll start one. So, assuming you've not been to active on the internets as of late, or just been sticking to some websites that've not mentioned or had furries, you're probably wondering "WTF is this furry stuff I keep hearing about, so, let me explain. In the next section.

What's this "furry" you keep mentioning?



Well, a picture is worth a thousand words, so, here's the short answer:

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Here's some art.

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Furries can be cute...

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...really cute.

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Insane.

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Handsome.

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And funny.

I think you get the idea now...


Long Answer: "Furries are anthropomorphic ("human-shaped") animal characters—animals with human qualities or characteristics. A typical furry is mammalian, bipedal, humanoid with animal features. However, they cover a wide spectrum—from cartoony to serious, from humanoid to animal-shaped, and can be any member of the animal kingdom (even reptiles and avians count as Furries)." -FurryFandom.info

These may look familiar to you...

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No, you don't have no necessarily follow these, except rule number one because it's a site rule violation. However, following these will keep you from looking dumb.

General Discourse Guidelines wrote:1.) This isn't the place to go one wild sexual adventures. Do not start you're sexual RPs in here, do not link to porn sites. See here.

2.) If you're gonna hate fine, but please do it in a civil manner.

3.) Please don't come in here screaming "lolguis im sucha furry!!11!1 rawr!1! :3!1!"


Now discuss!




OK, that's all I've got, so now you know what to do! Do you like furries? Find them cute, hawt, hate 'em, whatever, just tell us. This thread can also be used to help meet some furs across NS, if you'd like.
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Postby Cannot think of a name » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:56 pm

Do people's sexual proclivities require my opinion?
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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:57 pm

Cannot think of a name wrote:Do people's sexual proclivities require my opinion?


It's not all sexual stuff, but that sure seems to be the majority of people's opinions because those who 'yiff' are usually pretty vocal about it.

Now, go and open your mind a tad.
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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Postby Cannot think of a name » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:58 pm

Armenia II wrote:Now, go and open your mind a tad.

To what? Why is it necessary that I give shit?
"...I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Council-er or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate who is more devoted to "order" than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice; who constantly says "I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I can't agree with your methods of direct action;" who paternalistically feels he can set the timetable for another man's freedom; who lives by the myth of time and who constantly advises the Negro to wait until a "more convenient season." -MLK Jr.

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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:59 pm

Cannot think of a name wrote:
Armenia II wrote:Now, go and open your mind a tad.

To what? Why is it necessary that I give shit?


To not all furries being in it for sexual reasons. And it's not necessary, but if you're just going to come in here and be apathetic, then leave.
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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Postby Abatael » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:00 pm

Oh, this
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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:00 pm

Abatael wrote:Oh, this


Yes. It's time for this again.
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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Postby Anollasia » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:01 pm

I do like cat memes...does that count?

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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:01 pm

Anollasia wrote:I do like cat memes...does that count?


Technically, yes. The cat is given human-like qualities it wouldn't normally posses.
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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Postby The Gaelic Kingdoms of Britain » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:02 pm

NO.
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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:02 pm

The Gaelic Kingdoms of Britain wrote:NO.


This is spam, it has no purpose. Consider yourself warned.
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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Postby Anollasia » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:02 pm

Armenia II wrote:
Anollasia wrote:I do like cat memes...does that count?


Technically, yes. The cat is given human-like qualities it wouldn't normally posses.

But I don't like RL cats. I'm allergic to them.

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Postby TaQud » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:02 pm

I'll admit. I lol'd at the Furry Wolf Thing using a flamethrower to burn down Ponyville! :lol2:
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Postby Ragnarsdomr » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:03 pm

Blacksad is decent enough.

That, though, is the only thing of worth I've seen with anthros. Period, full stop, no leeway given or offered.
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Postby BeastKin » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:03 pm

I worship Animals and my kind tries to dress like Animals, does that count???

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Armenia II wrote:
Cannot think of a name wrote:To what? Why is it necessary that I give shit?


To not all furries being in it for sexual reasons.

Well. That certainly takes a load off.
Armenia II wrote: And it's not necessary, but if you're just going to come in here and be apathetic, then leave.

Here's the thing, I have a lot of hobbies. We all do. But say...racing. If I want to talk about racing, I talk about racing-maybe a series I like or a rule change or an advancement. And then other people who like racing can talk about it. But I don't give some sort of primer about racing and then solicit the opinion of a bunch of people who don't give a shit about racing and ask them what they think.

Which is what you just did. You asked us 'what we thought', well, what I think is that whatever other people get up to doesn't require my input. And I'm not sure what the point of asking is.
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Postby Abatael » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:05 pm

I know too much about your furry stuff as it is. :P
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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:05 pm

BeastKin wrote:I worship Animals and my kind tries to dress like Animals, does that count???


Somewhat. The definition of furry varies pretty widely, so it's more or less up to you to decide.
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:07 pm

Abatael wrote:I know too much about your furry stuff as it is. :P


Yes Abatael, knowing me, you certainly do...
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Big Jim P wrote:
Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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Postby Threlizdun » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:07 pm

Resident long-tailed weasel reporting in. I've been loosely involved in the fandom for about five years or so, mostly getting started after reading Concession and moving on to other furry webcomics for a while. I became rather interested in the art, music, and smut a bit later on. It honestly wasn't until about a year ago that I actually came to identify as a furry rather than someone who loosely followed the fandom.

My species came rather naturally, with my past dabbling in neopaganism leading to some degree of identity with an animal spirit. Despite having abandoned that belief, I still felt a strange sense of identity with the species. It's really odd to explain. I don't actively claim to be a member of that species, nor do I have a desire to be one, but it feels as though it is a part of me in some fashion.

I sadly still have much work to do on my fursona, having little more than a name (which I'm starting to have my reservations about the surename). I've attempted to try to draw her on many occassions, but I have yet to properly master the artform.
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Armenia II wrote:
Cannot think of a name wrote:To what? Why is it necessary that I give shit?


To not all furries being in it for sexual reasons. And it's not necessary, but if you're just going to come in here and be apathetic, then leave.

No thread ownership on General bub.

I don't really mind it as long as it isn't that degenerate "yiffing" crap. If they just like drawings of anthropomorphed animals, that's ok with me.
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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:10 pm

Cannot think of a name wrote:
Armenia II wrote:
To not all furries being in it for sexual reasons.

Well. That certainly takes a load off.
Armenia II wrote: And it's not necessary, but if you're just going to come in here and be apathetic, then leave.

Here's the thing, I have a lot of hobbies. We all do. But say...racing. If I want to talk about racing, I talk about racing-maybe a series I like or a rule change or an advancement. And then other people who like racing can talk about it. But I don't give some sort of primer about racing and then solicit the opinion of a bunch of people who don't give a shit about racing and ask them what they think.

Which is what you just did. You asked us 'what we thought', well, what I think is that whatever other people get up to doesn't require my input. And I'm not sure what the point of asking is.


Yes, I asked what your overall opinion of furries was and you said:

Cannot think of a name wrote:Do people's sexual proclivities require my opinion?


That doesn't really answer me.

Now, as for giving a primer, most people already know what racing is, and that doesn't require much on an explanation. And I didn't solicit an opinion, I gave what I felt was pretty unbiased information on what exactly a furry is to those who did not know.
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Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

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Postby TotallyNotEvilLand » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:11 pm

I used to be rather big into the fandom. Not so much nowadays, but I still appreciate the art and subculture and people. They're one of the few groups on the internet I've had an all-around positive experience with.
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Postby Armenia II » Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:13 pm

TotallyNotEvilLand wrote:I used to be rather big into the fandom. Not so much nowadays, but I still appreciate the art and subculture and people. They're one of the few groups on the internet I've had an all-around positive experience with.


I've not had what I would describe an all-around positive experience, but I've never met a particularly vicious furry...
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Eoghania wrote:Hydrogen. Clean, efficient, only issue is how to store the damn stuff.


Chemically bonded with carbon. ;)


Hey Trans, will the next TET not have a sucky name?


Considering that someone bitches about every name no matter what it is?

Probably not.

Dread Lady Nathicana wrote:Armenia II - not funny.

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1.) I am the original poster [OP], OP is God, king, commander-in-chief, and yes, OP can occasionally be a faggot, but he's the one in charge, so get over it.

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