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Why not just call furry a fetish?

CannonFodder

Resistance is futile! If 0 ohm
I...don't know what to say.

Thank you? :)
The reason why you can't call furry a fetish is because in of itself there is no such thing as furry, furry is subjective. There are four main subgroups of furries, each of those subgroups has about 10 subgroups, of those sub-sub-groups are subgroups, these sub-sub-sub groups is where the classification for sexual aspect appears.

tl;dr sex is a sub-sub-subgroup of furry. Saying furry = sex would fuck up the chart to the point it wouldn't make sense.
Should we make a venn diagram
I'm working on a classification system, it would be easier.
 

Monster.

The future Mrs. Schmuck
Just the kind of reaction I expected. Not even putting an argument in, just bullying the newbie because he has a point.
You have a lot to learn if you think you're being bullied, kiddo.

Also, while you have a point, I think CF's post above me ^ pretty much sums up why the fandom itself is not a fetish.
 
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LizardKing

Guest
But then you're back to square one. Somebody wants to join your little hobby group, they see some creepy guy advertising inflation or vore or something a lot worse, then that colors their perception of it forever. Whereas if somebody's only in it for fap material, chances are they're probably seen or even drawn worse.

So basically, define it by its worst attributes and that way people wont get offended or shocked at a later date. Right.

GTA is all about killing prostitutes
Schindler's list was a film about killing jews
Watership Down is a story of rabbits getting mauled to death by other rabbits
Oh hey, Monty Python and the Holy Grail is also about killer rabbits

Et fucking cetera

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Duality Jack

Feeling Loki with it.
That's the thing. Even the non-explicit furry art is still fetishized to a degree, even if it's not all out porn. The distinction is so hard to see sometimes that it might as well not even be there.
Hahahahaha.

No.

a cute bunny picture is a cute bunny picture.
That is unless you want to have sex with a cute bunny... then you are a terrible person.
 

CannonFodder

Resistance is futile! If 0 ohm
Same here. :[ My head hurts and my food won't cook fast enough.

Gas grills, you have failed me.
I've been up for 56 hours and I can't go to sleep yet otherwise it'll fuck up my sleep schedule for the rest of the week.
You know you've been up too long if you hallucinate your professors is singing the lecture.
 

CannonFodder

Resistance is futile! If 0 ohm
I hate to derail, but why the fuck have you been up that long. :|
I was up the first night playing minecraft making the entire continent entirely flat and in layers and looked at my clock at it was 7:50 am ten minutes till class, then cause I took a nap during the day I couldn't get to sleep that night and haven't been able to get to sleep.
 

CannonFodder

Resistance is futile! If 0 ohm

Blutide

" Never Give Up "
The reason why you can't call furry a fetish is because in of itself there is no such thing as furry, furry is subjective. There are four main subgroups of furries, each of those subgroups has about 10 subgroups, of those sub-sub-groups are subgroups, these sub-sub-sub groups is where the classification for sexual aspect appears.

tl;dr sex is a sub-sub-subgroup of furry. Saying furry = sex would fuck up the chart to the point it wouldn't make sense.

I know, I was trying to say thank for explaining it. Goddamn it I am tired, sorry.
Yeah I know, just bored.

Yup, me too..
 

Duality Jack

Feeling Loki with it.
I know, that's where I got the idea.
...and my ocd kicked in full gear.
Btw how do you get rid of bedrock?
You can't without modding, and by doing that you can risk breaking threw the ground and into an abyss a game crashing abyss.

I can't remember the exact mod name but it was a mineral adding mod with more items and whatnot. Look on the Minecraft forums for it.

OR you can fill in the gaps by giving yourself "Adminium" using a inventory editor, and leveling it off.
 

PKBitchGirl

Active Member
I'm thinking of a video game. It is a fantastic video game that is not about sex but has a seedy underbelly of smut and a dash of fangirls who never actually played the game, because its players are adults who are horny and free to do what they want on the Internet. Fandom or fetish?

Mass Effect? Because I know of people who are ga-ga over Garrus from just watching his cut scenes on YouTube and who have never played the game
 

Duality Jack

Feeling Loki with it.
Mass Effect? Because I know of people who are ga-ga over Garrus from just watching his cut scenes on YouTube and who have never played the game
That is called Fan-Fiction with all due respect.
 

Waffles

I'm a gryphon thing.
Just my two cents:
Fetish implies the WHOLE FANDOM is sex. Hobby includes the sex/yiff/whatever, but also encompasses the clean art, the suits, the everything else.
 

Luca

Lined my brain with more eyes
Let's call all Muslims, suicide bombing terrorists then. Sure there may be nice Muslims out there but they just try to sugar coat the whole thing. :V
 

mystery_penguin

Redline Movie Fanatic
And then the entirety of this forum raised their hand, and slammed their palms onto their forehead in disapproval of your blatantly unintelligent proposal.
 

Trpdwarf

Lurking in Castle Moats
Op you best be trolling.

That said let me tell you a story. It's a story about a tree. It's a big tree. It's a huge Redwood in fact. Used to be a little bitty sapling till a large tree fell down and this one took it's place. Anyway one day the trunk was talking to it's branches. See a fight broke out. Seemed like each one of the branches on this tree wanted to define the entire tree by itself. The trunk kept trying to stress upon the branches that no, the entire tree is not made up of a single branch. The branches are just part of something bigger, one part of the whole.

Now see this thread? You are a branch. The FAFer's explaining why the fandom can't be defined simply by the word "Fetish" they are the trunk. Lets see if you can put 2 and 2 together.
 

Randy-Darkshade

Bike riding squirrel thing.
Maybe it's just me, but the whole "Furries aren't about sex" trip people are always on about seems a little self-defeating. The more furries sugarcoat the fandom, the more people who are easily squicked out decide to check it out and find out that, whaddayaknow, there's some seriously sick fucks out there. They wind up with even worse views than they started out with. At least calling it a fetish makes it clear that it's not for the squeamish.

Just my two cents.

Because to most sane people furry isn't a fetish, it's a fandom. It has a fetish side to it, but it does not mean furry is a fetish. Noobfail.jpeg
 

DanaDragonpaw

New Member
Why not just call stamp collecting a fetish?

HOW DID YOU KNOW?! Stamps are so hawt. <3

In all seriousness though, y'know why not? Because we still have furs like myself and plenty of others that're here for the nice, clean art, among other PG aspects of the fandom.
 
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