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Against The Grain: Furs Who Break The Stereotypes

Shomti

The Oft Mispronounced
Well, actually, I make no attempt to redeem my multiple fursonas from the stereotypes presented here. At least the ones I normally publicly use. *shrugs* I have a couple characters that are, in fact, somewhat original. I have a fox that's mentally traumatized due to an incident with a genetic lab and his lover (he's gay, by the way) and has subsequently acquired amnesia, becoming something of a nine-year-old child in a much older body. And he's got multiple personality disorder as well (another side effect of the mental trauma, it fractured his mind), so if he becomes angry or afraid, then the other personality comes out and... well, pain ensues. That one is most certainly not stereotypable according to your list.

And there's Thrize, another genetically altered being that's a black jaguar, violet eyes. If he feels emotion he regards it as illogical and discards it; he's a coldly calculating genius, that's all his personality in a sentence. And he's asexual, meaning he doesn't wish for sexual contact.

Then his counterpart, Suka. His very name is the Russian word for "bitch". This one I decided to make a sex-fiend, since the scientists put in a subservience gene. Aside from that he's the same as Thrize, but it had a much greater effect than they intended and so he is inclined to follow every order from anyone. He also defaults to pleasing everyone he meets in the most effective way (according to his logic): sexual service. He's bi, and an albino jaguar. Basically he's the photo negative of Thrize: white fur and green eyes.

I do, however, have one "fursona" that I have to regard as original. Being otherkin, and quite proud of it, this is what I believe I was before I got stuck on this rock. :p Since I've never heard of someone believing that they looked anything like it (how many people have eyeless fursonas?), I suppose you could call it original. The best way to describe it is big. Not fat, muscular. Thick plating... *sighs* I'll give a better description to anyone who wants one and PMs me. I'm really too bored to write one out right now.
 

Lilfurbal

Cuddly Kitty Cat
This is an odd thread of which I hardly know how to reply to, but somehow I feel inclined to find a way to reply. :)

I don't do the whole role play thing really, or make elaborate stories or anything. My fursona is designed to basically be me, so all my character's experiences past and present are my experiences. I didn't invent a cartoon character out of the blue, and give him funky colors of yellow and green with a pointy hat and cane. I simply picked an animal of a species I feel very close to, the Amur Leopard, which is nearly about to go extinct. I made a donation to their cause through the world wild life fund last year, and when time came around to come up with a fursona I could get a fursuit designed off of, me as an Amur Leopard seemed quite fitting for the role.

Nothing that'll look too 'OMG UNIQUE' except it's based off the rarest cat in the world, and for the most part Leopards seem to be one of the more rare anthro characters anyhow! Perhaps drawing all the spots gets tedious, hm?
 

Sol

Member
This is an odd thread of which I hardly know how to reply to, but somehow I feel inclined to find a way to reply. :)

I don't do the whole role play thing really, or make elaborate stories or anything. My fursona is designed to basically be me, so all my character's experiences past and present are my experiences. I didn't invent a cartoon character out of the blue, and give him funky colors of yellow and green with a pointy hat and cane. I simply picked an animal of a species I feel very close to, the Amur Leopard, which is nearly about to go extinct. I made a donation to their cause through the world wild life fund last year, and when time came around to come up with a fursona I could get a fursuit designed off of, me as an Amur Leopard seemed quite fitting for the role.

Nothing that'll look too 'OMG UNIQUE' except it's based off the rarest cat in the world, and for the most part Leopards seem to be one of the more rare anthro characters anyhow! Perhaps drawing all the spots gets tedious, hm?

Oh yeah, that reminds me.
The original Sol is psychological based on me. Funny thing is, it wasn't intentional. But I liked in the end.
 

Roose Hurro

Lovable Curmudgeon
Banned
Though my screen-name is that of a character I designed as a what-if version of me, he's simply another character in my roster... I don't consider myself furry, I just don't care to write/RP from a human point of view. And I like the art. Roose? Well, he's not terrestrial in nature, not a hybrid of anything other than several of my other characters, those I drew upon to give certain physical details to my "fursona" persona. Yes, he's a mammal, but that's the closest he gets to anything terrestrially based, species-wise:

http://i247.photobucket.com/albums/gg134/RooseHurro/Roose2.jpg

Pic is a preliminary sketch by Shadowed Illusions, so all the details haven't been fully worked out....


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Lost

in color
I sry but I have to disagree with you OP on dragons. Other dragons that i've meet have never been goth, fantasy freaks, and i don't believe they were Herms.

Personally I'm into Sci-fi and tech never been into swords that much(prefer to keep them between my iron sights). I hate those damn zipper belts cloths i think they're as bad as letting them hang down below your ass :mad: I have never been into drama that much it's one of the reason i went to a different high school. What is this chi/magic crap you speak of? The only magic I like is the carding card game.

A better or worse(depends your point of view) stereotype might be angry/ranty. I was ranting when some new furs came up to my group all I said was sup and continued ranting. My friend introduced me better and told them I was a dragon and all they said was "ahh that makes sense..."

Well that's my two cents I'm out...
 

Ecs Wolfie

Hiding the fact he's a husky
Well, I kinda have a few stereotypes I don't necessarily fit into.

Demon - Since my fursona is originally a demon, I should be sadistic and evil right? Well, Anyone who's met me knows I'm the complete opposite so there goes that stereotype.

Yiff Feind - Well, Technically this kinda suits me, it's my species, A yiff demon, But I also have alot of yiff buddies and porn. >>;

Husky - Same as foxes, I'm a switch so I break the stereotype right there.

Girly Bois - Again supposedly the subby bottom type, Again i'm a switch.

I don't know what other Stereotypes would fit in with me, But i'm one that really despises stereotypes so yeah.
 
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My fursona is a dog, but I break the stereotype just with her breed, as rather than being a Rottweiler, Husky or German Shepherd, she's a Pekingese. In fact, I've yet to see another person with a Peke fursona. o_O
What are the stereotypes for dogs in general, anyway?
 

Azure

100% organic vegan hubbas

Teirtu

Goat King
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This image is horribly incorrect.
It needs moar cockz.



Anyways, I do not have a furry character, yet. (Not Fursona, furry character.)
What do you guys think are expected in goats?
 

Azure

100% organic vegan hubbas
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This image is horribly incorrect.
It needs moar cockz.



Anyways, I do not have a furry character, yet. (Not Fursona, furry character.)
What do you guys think are expected in goats?
Draw one on his NOSE!! Also, goats require multicolored horns and hooves, some sort of zebra stripe pattern(to make the UNIQUE, ya know) and an immensely oversized anime bell collar, with magical power. Also, 10 foot long cock.
 

Orion928

Welcome to Fark
hey, i may be a fox, but im not sex crazed fiend XD! im the major hippie-like fox whos obsessed with collage life and japanese stuff. I'm no badass or silly gay-boy [even though i am quite bi]. me, im just an average collage student tryingto preserve his individuality, i try to stay FAR away from stereotypes
 

Tæfarós

That's a BINGO!
Foxes are sexfiends who can never get enough cock and tend towards loose sexual morals. Chances are, the animal taking it up the rear from someone else is a skinny fox, often with a silly expression on his face.
They are the backbone of the fandom and chances are if someone knows a furry it is highly probably that it is a fox. They have little interest in anything aside from the next yiff. Usually gay.


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This pic is gross. The crossdressing of Eddie Izzard, the hair of that hater dude from Ferngully, the nose-like thingy of Alex DeLarge, and the expression of every Final Fantasy since VII. Thanks for sharing. :(

As for the line in bold, you're right. We're common bastards, we're mostly cute, and we're less daunting to an upcoming anthro artist to draw than, say, a cheetah or lion. Reading this makes a feel a bit prouder about being a glam fox, because then I can make excuses for the sexual attitude. Tæ is influenced by, well, glam. The glitter, the clothes, Velvet Goldmine. He's a bit promiscuous and exaggerated, but then so was the scene. Again, with the Izzard reference, he takes joy in crossdressing, though he isn't entirely gay. He'd take setting up the next gaming rig over yiff any day. RTS, RPGs>>boobs>>>>>>>>yiff. Yeah, that's it.
 
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makmakmob

Member
What's the stereotype for coyotes?
 
I honestly don't know what stereotypes I do, or don't break... Honestly, my fursona is simple a different representation of ME--it's not really a character so much as how I feel, or how I want to feel.
That being said, my fursona is a Serval ( type of cat ). I knew I'd be cat pretty much from the start; I've always felt more connected with them than any other animal, or often humans. I've even debated on whether or not I have been a cat in a past life (this is something I've always thought--I only discovered "Otherkin" recently).
I ended up choosing a Serval form because I find them to be some of the most beautiful and fascinating creatures I have ever seen. Some day I hope to be blessed with a pair of my own...

Honestly, I don't even know what the cat stereotype IS. XD I suppose I might fit it? I don't know. I'm smart, dymanic, graceful on occasion, moody, bearer of a huge, but mostly hidden, sex drive, and, well... Myself.
 
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