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@@@ OFFICIAL SUGGESTION THREAD @@@

SkunkChaser

New Member
Maybe I'm just being dense, but I don't see a way to jump to a specific page when using the "browse" option. With over 700 pages and climbing, I'm certainly not going to browse everything in one sitting. It would be nice to be able to specify what page I want to go to.
 

uncia2000

Member
*g*. Heh; just noted the above on another thread; and the paging after searching is even worse in that the search criterion is lost (for me, anyhow).

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Hrmm... where are our "Content Administrators" (if any?) on the community?
Plenty of work for them to do, I'd've thought, nudging things into line and/or making more useable.

e.g. Got a smile from
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/16341/
Theme: General Furry Art - Tame
- rated as ADULT content
vs. same pic at
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/17224/
Theme: Fetish Other - Adult
- rated as MATURE content

;)
 

zannah

New Member
Is their any way to view a list of the people we're watching? Maybe I'm just dense, but I can't seem to find one. We can see who's watching us, but not the people we watch unless they happen to submit something new.
 

Pico

Member
zannah said:
Is their any way to view a list of the people we're watching? Maybe I'm just dense, but I can't seem to find one. We can see who's watching us, but not the people we watch unless they happen to submit something new.

It's under Account > watchlist.
 

eorpheus

Member
So, how exactly does the filter system work anyway? Am I not supposed to see what I filter out? For some reason, saying that I'm not allowed to view mature art is the closest thing I can do.
 

zannah

New Member
Pico said:
zannah said:
Is their any way to view a list of the people we're watching? Maybe I'm just dense, but I can't seem to find one. We can see who's watching us, but not the people we watch unless they happen to submit something new.

It's under Account > watchlist.

Ohhh... Thank you ^_^
 

Kestrel

New Member
Hmm, just a thought, though it'd be rather more user-friendly if the text in the search box was cleared upon clicking/setting the focus to it rather than having to do it manually~
 

Dragoneer

Site Developer
Site Director
Administrator
Kestrel said:
Hmm, just a thought, though it'd be rather more user-friendly if the text in the search box was cleared upon clicking/setting the focus to it rather than having to do it manually~
That's a bug that cropped up. I'll try to get it fixed for you tonight.
 

Dragoneer

Site Developer
Site Director
Administrator
Pico said:
Is the species list even necessary at all? I can see having some broad categories, but trying to get every species in there would just be silly, plus the list would be huge. I mean, isn't the "keywords" box supposed to be the place where we can type specific stuff like that?
I think species need to be changed to
[Felines]
[Canids]
[Weasels]
[Equines]

General major families. There are not that many in there. Would make it easier.
 

Suule

Member
uncia2000 said:
e.g. Got a smile from
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/16341/
Theme: General Furry Art - Tame
- rated as ADULT content
vs. same pic at
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/17224/
Theme: Fetish Other - Adult
- rated as MATURE content

The problem is... there can be tame adult content - like a nude study.

Again rules that apply here are based on personal opinions (But yeah, you can't label balant porn as G/PG rated).
 

Suule

Member
Here's an intresting idea - a download button directly under submissions on the favourites list (the one in the account manager) - it will be good to download them fast in case you misplace them on HDD... since now favourite lists are 100+ submissions!
 

Gronthar

New Member
Also, I think the ability to check off multiple themes and species woud be nice and help us find/get found more. I've seen acouple that fit into multiple places.
 

Dragoneer

Site Developer
Site Director
Administrator
Gronthar said:
Also, I think the ability to check off multiple themes and species woud be nice and help us find/get found more. I've seen acouple that fit into multiple places.
I think we may need a revamp of the species list, honestly. I think people need to be able to use searchable strings seperated by commas, e.g. "Wolf, Tiger, Fox". I think that would more efficient.
 

Tabuu-Lion

Member
Suule said:
uncia2000 said:
e.g. Got a smile from
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/16341/
Theme: General Furry Art - Tame
- rated as ADULT content
vs. same pic at
http://www.furaffinity.net/view/17224/
Theme: Fetish Other - Adult
- rated as MATURE content

The problem is... there can be tame adult content - like a nude study.

Again rules that apply here are based on personal opinions (But yeah, you can't label balant porn as G/PG rated).
As for what I'm seeing in pic content being submitted, you probably should have renamed the the categories:

- General -
for all ages. General vanilla artwork
- Mild -
as in anatomically correct non-gratuitous and sensual non-graphic nudity with no visible penetration, implied or ambiguous substance use/death/sex, non-graphic violence. Generally suggested, but not overtly detailed or descriptive stuff
- Explicit -
erect/cumming males, dripping/squirting females, sexual fluids, visible sexual penetration or gratuitous imagery, graphic depictions of fatal violence and excessive blood/gore, excessive substance abuse

Paints a clearer set of sensibilities. It'd also be good if there were at least some guidelines somewhere. Not to restrict, but to regulate where things are submitted.
Preyfar said:
[ ] Gender Revisions - Rename "Transgender" to "Herm". It's much more self explainatory.[/list]
I always thought transsexuals and hermaphrodites were distinctly different o_O

- Hermaphrodites have both a penis AND a vagina. Sometimes in varied degrees of development, but they have both.

- Transgender/transsexuals have been TRANSformed to appear or function as the opposite gender. They possess either a penis OR a vagina, and sometimes secondary sexual characteristics (such as breasts of females, facial/body hair of males, or the basic male/female body structure)

They're NOT enterchangable. Don't do that.
 

Suule

Member
Tabuu-Lion said:
As for what I'm seeing in pic content being submitted, you probably should have renamed the the categories:

- General -
for all ages. General vanilla artwork
- Mild -
as in anatomically correct non-gratuitous and sensual non-graphic nudity with no visible penetration, implied or ambiguous substance use/death/sex, non-graphic violence. Generally suggested, but not overtly detailed or descriptive stuff
- Explicit -
erect/cumming males, dripping/squirting females, sexual fluids, visible sexual penetration or gratuitous imagery, graphic depictions of fatal violence and excessive blood/gore, excessive substance abuse

Paints a clearer set of sensibilities. It'd also be good if there were at least some guidelines somewhere. Not to restrict, but to regulate where things are submitted.

Great idea.

Tabuu-Lion said:
- Hermaphrodites have both a penis AND a vagina. Sometimes in varied degrees of development, but they have both.

- Transgender/transsexuals have been TRANSformed to appear or function as the opposite gender. They possess either a penis OR a vagina, and sometimes secondary sexual characteristics (such as breasts of females, facial/body hair of males, or the basic male/female body structure)

They're NOT enterchangable. Don't do that.

Pretty much agree here.
 

Dragoneer

Site Developer
Site Director
Administrator
Tabuu-Lion said:
Paints a clearer set of sensibilities. It'd also be good if there were at least some guidelines somewhere. Not to restrict, but to regulate where things are submitted.
I planned to add that to the submissions page, honestly. A small "key" to let users know what equates to what. I just ran out of time before I had to go to work.

Tabuu-Lion said:
Preyfar said:
[ ] Gender Revisions - Rename "Transgender" to "Herm". It's much more self explainatory.[/list]
I always thought transsexuals and hermaphrodites were distinctly different o_O

- Hermaphrodites have both a penis AND a vagina. Sometimes in varied degrees of development, but they have both.

- Transgender/transsexuals have been TRANSformed to appear or function as the opposite gender. They possess either a penis OR a vagina, and sometimes secondary sexual characteristics (such as breasts of females, facial/body hair of males, or the basic male/female body structure)

They're NOT enterchangable. Don't do that.
No, but there are only three real sexes. Male, female, herm. Technically, four if you count neuters. Post-ops are, for the most part, female. Pre-ops are male.

So, it's a matter of technicality, honestly, but having Transgender - Male and Transgender - Female would, in my view, be an insult to transgender people. If the want their character post-op female, then they're female.

That's not the official view on it, just mine. I think that may explain my thought process on that a bit more.
 

Pico

Member
Preyfar said:
No, but there are only three real sexes. Male, female, herm. Technically, four if you count neuters. Post-ops are, for the most part, female. Pre-ops are male.

So, it's a matter of technicality, honestly, but having Transgender - Male and Transgender - Female would, in my view, be an insult to transgender people. If the want their character post-op female, then they're female.

That's not the official view on it, just mine. I think that may explain my thought process on that a bit more.

What about boy furries with vaginas/no penis, and girl furries with boobs and a penis/no vagina? I mean, if you want to talk about "real" genders...why? This is all fantasy art anyway !
 

Xax

Member
Silly Pico, everyone knows sex is what is directly between your legs and gender comes in the 'male', 'female', and 'herm' flavours.
 

Tabuu-Lion

Member
Preyfar said:
No, but there are only three real sexes. Male, female, herm. Technically, four if you count neuters. Post-ops are, for the most part, female. Pre-ops are male.

So, it's a matter of technicality, honestly, but having Transgender - Male and Transgender - Female would, in my view, be an insult to transgender people. If the want their character post-op female, then they're female.

That's not the official view on it, just mine. I think that may explain my thought process on that a bit more.
I figured this issue would be spliced upon a technicality, and you'd be the one to do it :p I do see where you're coming from.

Just to note, though, pre-op transsexuals are the standard of the classification here. I just viewed a ton of TG art beforehand (which is why that little note caught my eye), and generally that's what it covers in this case. Not trying to be PC, just definitive within the context of the site. Post-op characters don't really need a definitive label, neither do eunuchs (yet). Those who are more ambiguous (Pre-ops, both M2F and F2M) are what the blanket label usually covers. Anyone who has a transgender character/fursona and does not want them to be identified as such can label the characters whatever they feel is proper. It is you labeling your own characters, after all, which should not offend anyone. It's not like it's mandatory profile info, or even mandatory image/story info. Optional.

That said, transgendered characters are prominent enough to have their own pseudo-gender to better classify their identity I think. One shouldn't try too hard to be PC when the other sub-genders can be logically excluded by context.
 

Gronthar

New Member
As far as "mature" art goes I think the only major distinction that needs to be made is if it is intended to sexually arouse the viewer or not. We might try to draw the lines at what we think is sexualy stimilating, like saying sex acts, certain forms of nudity, inuendo, etcetera are automaticaly "mature," but I think it's important to keep to the spirit of what we're concerned about. Plus, it's a way to filter "good art" from the porn doddles people complain about...and I draw. So maybe a smut (Created to arouse) vs. Non-smut (Created for aesteics and skill) tag could be added in addition to the standard G/PG/mature labels needed to cover your arse. That way you can search for tasefully nude (PG/Mature & Aesteics) versus poorly drawn macro-hyper-transformation-sonic Yamata-no-Orochi penis monster porn (PG/Mature & Smut).

I kinda like how ElfWood does themes: http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/search_category.html. Perhaps the revamped tag system could have multiple sections like species, theme, sex/genders, etcetera. I see it more as a bunch of pop-up (DHTML?) checkbox menus rather than a drop-down box. Or, if you want to be snazzy, keep the most popular tags in a drop-down but have an (aditional/advanced) menu pop-up for each tag section.

Also it would be really nice if you added the ability to filter images baised on sex. [/url]
 
The layout of recent submissions on the front page should be changed so that music, poetry, and stories are listed by their title rather than a thumbnail. I whipped up this quick layout in photoshop to show what I mean:

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