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How can you tell if someone else is a furry?

Zaraphayx

Banned
Banned
These threads in The Den are always good for some fun, one of many little FAF drinking games I've invented.

- Someone mentions CSI: 1 shot
- Someone mentions Tyra Banks: 2 shots
- Someone mentions MTV: 3 shots
- Someone mentions doing a presentation about the fandom: 2 shots of different liquor.
- Get to the end and no one has mentioned any of these things: Down the entire bottle you fucking liar.

And this is why none of my posts ever make sense.
 

DaedolonX

Live in a hole
Yeah... Something like that getting out in school would basically spell the end of your social life. First, People would assume you're a hyperfag. Second, Teachers would get involved and tell your parents. Third, Your parents would get a priest to to give you an exorcism. Most likely outcome, You get burned on a cross.
 

FM3THOU

Member
Pardon my usage of stereotypes.

If you see someone drawing an anthro character wearing people clothes, then that is a furry. OR most likely has contact with the furry fandom somehow. Don't ask directly as it may just be a commission they are doing for someone on Deviant art. Just express a cursory interest, if they also express some interest then its in the bag.

If you find nerds who are totally obsessed with video games in general, not just one game (like an MMORPG) they are probably a furry or that they have a fetish that is in popular use in the furry fandom. Most likely a fat furry or into furry inflation. Yes this is an awful stereotype, its more of a correlation given that a lot of fat furries use steam.

Though given how toxic the Furry Fandom is perceived on the internet you will be hard pressed to see anyone expressing an open interest unless they have a complete lack of awareness and or Autistic. (yes this is another stereotype)

Then again, I thought anybody who focused on one subject was a weirdo. I remember all those annoying anime nerds at my school. They were creepy also, searching images of Sasuke on the library computer for no reason except to look at Sasuke.
 

Sly-Wolf

Wolf Adventurer Etraordinaire
You can't really tell without asking unless something random happens. For example, there was an art show at my high school recently and I saw what was obviously someone's fursona on display. My friends (non-furries) just said it was a strange drawing of a cat. I guess sometimes it does "take one to know one."
 

Kluuvdar

Supreme Grocer
You can't really tell without asking unless something random happens. For example, there was an art show at my high school recently and I saw what was obviously someone's fursona on display. My friends (non-furries) just said it was a strange drawing of a cat. I guess sometimes it does "take one to know one."

That's kind of funny, that would be an interesting situation.

Yeah... Something like that getting out in school would basically spell the end of your social life. First, People would assume you're a hyperfag. Second, Teachers would get involved and tell your parents. Third, Your parents would get a priest to to give you an exorcism. Most likely outcome, You get burned on a cross.

What social life? I'm an outspoken atheist at a catholic high school, my friends know I'm into the fandom and they're like "Meh, cool?"
 
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I was a bit curious of how to tell because I noticed this one girl with this white fox tail on her purse. I approached and complemented it but maybe the message didn't get across.
 

Kluuvdar

Supreme Grocer
I was a bit curious of how to tell because I noticed this one girl with this white fox tail on her purse. I approached and complemented it but maybe the message didn't get across.

Probably not, If I had a fox tail on my backpack or something and someone said it looked cool I wouldn't think that they're asking if I'm a furry. Now, if they asked if I liked foxes, that's a different story.

I just ordered some paw print dogtags because of this thread.

Got em today. ^.=.^
 
S

Sar

Guest
Ask them if they are one and then show them your furry porn collection.
If they ask you to send them it. You got one.

(Furry Porn is optional)
 

Mentova

I live, I die, I live again
If you want to actively meet furries go look up local groups and such. Going around asking people if they are furries or looking for weird furry social cues will make you look like a socially awkward dweeb. Just go out and meet people.
 
You could just keep your ear to the ground and listen in to the rumor mill. Though most rumors are false a few of them are true so listen in and if there is a rumor about someone else being an animalphilite investigate it to see if it is true.
 
Now i found that the easiest way to spot a furry is if they draw allot. Look for furry drawings sticking out of binders and such. I've met some furries by seeing them drawing in a public place a furry and i asked whats that? and they responded nothing so i then asked do you know what FA is? That answer will tell you if they are a furry or not. be incognito about it.
 

Abundance

Banned
Banned
Alright, what you need to do is offer to help them study. You go back to your place, and start working. If the person is too busy to study because they're fucking 12 dudes at once, they might be a furry.
 

Anubite

That White Guy
Just ask people who you see drawing a lot, be discrete and don't act stupid. At least with artists, you can usually get an idea of what they draw. If they aren't into anthro art or furry stuff, then just be nice and try to make friends with them, not all of your friends have to be furries.

Also i hear if you yell yiff in a public place and people start running, their either a furry or someone who goes on the internet.

Pretty much what the nerdy math pimp said.
 

Kluuvdar

Supreme Grocer
Post on your schools corkboard "YIFF, if you know what that means, send me a text at [Your Phone Number Here]"

Works every time. :V
 

DJMicah

Made in the UK
Just get a tshirt with "Yiff! ^.^" written on the front in big bold letters... if people aren't furry and ask you about it, you just say "It's a kewl word!" otherwise you may meet some furry friends who enjoy the sense of humor... :p
 

Calemeyr

Vere Adeptus
You can tell a furry if the person lacks social skills in public. :V
Really, if the person is conspicuous about being a furry, it's really not that hard. When people actively try to not advertise it, because all the lifestylers made it shameful to be a furry, it's harder to tell. I'm just a cynic. :/
 
Did everyone not read that he wants to keep the information that he himself is a furry out of the general public's hands.He wants to keep it "hush hush" so those of you who are proposing the noisy plans are not being helpful at all.
 

Calemeyr

Vere Adeptus
Did everyone not read that he wants to keep the information that he himself is a furry out of the general public's hands.He wants to keep it "hush hush" so those of you who are proposing the noisy plans are not being helpful at all.
Do what I do, don't look at FA in public, don't talk about it, and when talking to other furries, don't talk too loud. And NO Guerilla Fursuiting! Unless it fits the situation better...like a werewolf at a larp or something...
 
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