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Public Furry or Private Furry (in RL)?

In the real world, is your furiness a public or private trait?

  • I make sure my furriness is public for all to see!

    Votes: 23 3.8%
  • My furriness is public, but I don't bring any particular attention to it.

    Votes: 116 19.1%
  • I'm kind of neutral... If people figure it out, fine, but I'm not going to make a big deal about it.

    Votes: 244 40.2%
  • I'm a rather private furry in RL.

    Votes: 126 20.8%
  • I'm a very private furry in RL. No indications of furriness whatsoever!

    Votes: 98 16.1%

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I'm kind of neutral... If people figure it out, fine, but I'm not going to make a big deal about it.

This. I really don't see a reason to advertise it, but if confronted I do not think I would deny it.


Uses lots of sarcasm.Seriously
People at all jobs have known what I am and what I do on the weekends. All have seen me IN SUIT! Yet they still don't know. SO I guess they won't know.
ONe asked "how do I know people from all over the US?". I had to tell him (while his GF was giving me funny looks for wearing a choke chain)".
That public enough? I don't care if people know. WHat will they do? Look at me funny or fire me? FIre me and I have class action lawsuit. The I will be rich and buy nice fursuit. The end.
I'm rather private. The fear of what other people would think pushes me to keep it quiet. Even if I didn't have to worry about others, I still wouldn't flaunt it or anything.


Me, I really don't care what people say, that's why I make sure they know it, and that I'm proud of it.


Procrastinator Extraordinare
I'm one of them neutralites, but I'm starting to go a bit more open about it... or rather I am trying to.... slowly. I have converted a few peeps to furries I think... but besides my closer friends, the general populace doesn't know.

Fun facts: my other best friend wears cat ears and sometimes a tail, and yet! she's not a furry, she's more anime loving than anything else! She is pretty open with me about letting us both talk about a lot of stuff though... but a lot of girls I'm friends with are that way with me it seems. Yay for me!

Alex Cross

Taste the Music
I'm actually very private about being a furry -- so much so that when you look at me, you wouldn't expect that I'd be into it. I have told my close friends that I am one, but that's as far as I go. I'm not ashamed of being a furry, but compared to everything else I do in my life, I don't want to be known simply as a furry.


Yeah, I'm very private about it. I probably don't mention it around anyone except someone I know wouldn't mind, or was one.


I'm only really open about it with my best friend - she doesn't seem to have anything against it, which is nice. ^_^


Frisky Foxy Vixen
I'd have to say private. I'm a total perv...and yes I'm a girl, that's not odd, and I really like the open sexualitly. So I don't want people ot know how big of a perv I am. I mean, Ya...whatever. Lol


Round D O G E
I'm neutral. Only people I told were my friends, and that was when I was coming out about being Bi. Everyone else has sorta put it together or caught me when I slip up and mention it. I usually don't talk about being a furry much, unless somehow the conversation steers that way from someone else.​
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There's really nothing for me to be private about. I draw animal people, I'm part of a website dedicated to animal people, and I have friends that have that same interest in these animal people. :B My whole family knows that and has no problem with it.


New Member
I'ma very private person in general...
Only really close peopel know aobut my animufag/furry/dollcollecting/anyothercrazyshitIdo-ness

Online I tend to be much more open... guess it's one of those cases of anonimity...? but Even thoguth I do buisness online sometimes (If I'm trading/selling doll parts or art) I do act acordingly... and I don't hink online or off you hould have an excuss for disrespectful behavior... but if you can feel more confidant or free online then that's really cool...

Time Bandit

No-one suspects the butterfly!
I'm pretty much in the closet.


I'm very private about it. If anyone ever found out it would be the end of the world :)


Chakat Blackspots
I am a furry in private mainly, only people I know online know I'm a furry. And I kind of know what would happen if I even mentioned something about the furry community around my parents. Last time when I let my parents know I like anime, my mom Googled anime, and then asked me if I still liked it for a few years later (I think she asked a few times over three or four years). So, if I told them, my mom would go search on Google for furry, see all those porn images, get all exasperated by it and then confront me on it.


Puss In Scarf
I don't mind people knowing
but there are nearly zero people here knows what is furry :lol:


I'll draw furries in real life, and talk about them to only two of my friends, but that's about it. Don't flaunt it, don't hide it. It's not like I'm coming out of the closet or anything. It's just an art-related hobby *shrug*


Uses lots of sarcasm.Seriously
Hell , if they don't know yet about me , they will never know.
Depends on the person. If I'm with another furry you can't get me to shut up about furries once you get me started. But if I'm with non-furs, I don't hide it, but it's not like I'm going yell "HAY IM A FURRIE" at them until they get it. It's just a hobby, nothing more. Though most of my friends have seen my fursuit, or me at a fur con, etc.
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