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ARE YOU GUYS OPEN ABOUT BEIN A FURRY ?

Lulu_Neko_Lucy

Maybe I Could Be...
Lulu: "Grandma, there's something I have to tell you... I'm a furry."

Grandma: "... Yiff in hell furfag >:[ "

XD yeah that is probably about how it would go... *laughs*
 

Xaerun

"toxic and negative"
I'm going to fucking shoot the next person that makes one of these.

No. I am neither open nor secretive about it. I just am.
 

Me-Me

Got milk? I sure as hell do!
My parents actually got me into it when I was about 9 so I'm open abt it with my family..
 

Phoenix6780

Will cuddle if provoked
Yeah, being open about yourself is not something you can so easily anymore. partially because of Misinformation and the Media/trolls. And a few other things.

But it does take some brains to be open minded about the Furry Fandom...

Who's smarter: The person that judges you based on misinformation and only the negatives? (ignoring the fact Furries are not the same)

Or the person that researches both sides of the Fandom and understand there's always a darkside in these things and you cannot just stereotype A furry of being into sick things, well just for being a Furry. ;-)

Like I said, some may just enjoy the art, the cons, the meetups.. And yet they get stereotyped into being into Yiff. (You can just imagine them getting a huge label stuck onto them)
 
Yeah, being open about yourself is not something you can so easily anymore. partially because of Misinformation and the Media/trolls. And a few other things.

But it does take some brains to be open minded about the Furry Fandom...

Who's smarter: The person that judges you based on misinformation and only the negatives? (ignoring the fact Furries are not the same)

Or the person that researches both sides of the Fandom and understand there's always a darkside in these things and you cannot just stereotype A furry of being into sick things, well just for being a Furry. ;-)

Like I said, some may just enjoy the art, the cons, the meetups.. And yet they get stereotyped into being into Yiff. (You can just imagine them getting a huge label stuck onto them)

Very true, very true.
I mean only one person in real life knows I'm a furry :|.

I think stereotyping is ridiculous. I mean everyone stereotypes at one point, but I suppose if all you ever hear about furries is that they dress up in fursuits and yiff... well damn I'd think they were pretty weird too.

So as of now... no one really needs too know XP.
 

Phoenix6780

Will cuddle if provoked
Very true, very true.
I mean only one person in real life knows I'm a furry :|.

I think stereotyping is ridiculous. I mean everyone stereotypes at one point, but I suppose if all you ever hear about furries is that they dress up in fursuits and yiff... well damn I'd think they were pretty weird too.

So as of now... no one really needs too know XP.
Yeah, easiest thing to do is to ignore the trolls and let it slide off your back, you only get one life, and you should enjoy it to the full :p

Do it today, as tomorrow we could be dead

I think that's the correct quote.
 

Lobo Roo

turtles natures suction cups
Pretty open. I mean, if I meet knew people, it's not like "Hi, I'm Alex, and I'm a furry." But anyone I consider a good friend knows, mainly because I was so thrilled over my fursuit I sent pictures to all of them. :p I don't live with my parents anymore, and we aren't particularly close, so I don't see any reason for them to know. People at work don't know.

With me, it's like, if it comes up, I'll tell people. Show them my fursuit, and stuff like that. But if it doesn't come up, then I don't go around telling people. It's just a hobby, albeit one I'm slightly obsessed with. :p
 

makmakmob

Member
There are a couple of people I've not been to eager to mention it too. (christians) but generally, yeah.
A friend (and /b/tard) wants me to dump copious amounts of furry porn into my school's shared file system.
 

Kayote

-pokes Jalean- x3
My parents actually got me into it when I was about 9 so I'm open abt it with my family..


...so you all are a furry family or something?

Personally, I dunno how I would feel. xD

It's like being totally into bondage, and like, you walk in on your parents, your dad tied up with a gagball and your mom with a whip...and being okay with that. And...being inspired or...some...thing.


....strange comparison, but...eughsdfa.
 

turbocarl

I've got balls of steal...
I'm not open about it really... a friend of mine is clearly open bout it and I work with somes of his high school friends(witch he don't talk to anymore) the first thing they asked me bout him is "Is Alex a Furry or something like this?" so I said "Yes... I guess" and then he asked me "Does a furry really get in a animal costume to get fucked in the ass?" I was like holy fuck good reputation... peoples don't have to know that I'm one, I don't really see the point of them knowing anyway, even more since almost nobody got even a clue of what a furry is, it's really rare to find someone that know about the fandom, even in a bad way
 

-Lucario-

Member
To OP: Nope, not at all. That's just attention that I really don't need right now.
 
H

Hydramon

Guest
NO I AM NOT. ONLY 3 OF MY FRIENDS KNOW I AM. WHY DID YOU MAKE THE TITLE IN FULL CAPS? IT HURTS MY EYES. X_X
 

Doubler

Member
It's like being totally into bondage, and like, you walk in on your parents, your dad tied up with a gagball and your mom with a whip...and being okay with that. And...being inspired or...some...thing.


....strange comparison, but...eughsdfa.
Or... like having tennis enthusiasts as parents and then joining the tennis club? Geeks as parents and being an avid D&D player? Hippy parents and being John Lennon's biggest fan?
Awkward avoided :p
 

MelaCeroses

Chevy the Impala
Or... like having tennis enthusiasts as parents and then joining the tennis club? Geeks as parents and being an avid D&D player? Hippy parents and being John Lennon's biggest fan?
Awkward avoided :p

Awkwardness avoided indeed. Wow, of all the comparisons to think of first and describe...

I myself am new to the fandom, so in some regards I'm still figuring that out. I think it's like anything else. By "open" if you mean if someone were to ask me "hmm...are you by any chance a furry or involved with that group?" I would respond yes.

However, I'm not the kind of person to go around being like, shouting it to the world from a balcony. Or reacting in some bizarre way to seeing someone's pet or animals at the zoo.

I respect the species I follow, admire their traits and appearance...I do not see myself as someone who's all existential "I think I was an Impala in a former life, now taking residence in this human shell".

Spiritual connections like therian ideals are alright by me, just don't go around saying you're in the wrong body, or reincarnated or any garbage like that please.
 

Me-Me

Got milk? I sure as hell do!
...so you all are a furry family or something?

Personally, I dunno how I would feel. xD

It's like being totally into bondage, and like, you walk in on your parents, your dad tied up with a gagball and your mom with a whip...and being okay with that. And...being inspired or...some...thing.


....strange comparison, but...eughsdfa.


Well, my dad is furry my mom decided she wanted nothing to do with it. So I just keep it away from her and share my furryness with my dad. Nothing sexual obviously, that would be beyond weird. Like scary. Really genuinely terrifying. But my dad said and I'm quoting, "You're 22, what am I gonna do, ground you?"
 
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