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Do you wear one and how often

Yes all the time
21 (6.4%)
Yes at my house
17 (5.2%)
No
219 (67.2%)
Occasionly
53 (16.3%)
Only at conventions
16 (4.9%)

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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #40 on: June 17, 2007, 11:14:37 pm »
I think they're... moderately interesting. It'd be nice if they weren't so big and bulky, like I mean a suit that would actually still look like your body and not have such an enormous head. And still be fairly comfortable.
I know a fellow fur at the Anthrocon boards who has a fursuit that's not bulky at all. The only place I can find images of it are on this vid sorry.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CWJgT5NTWg

He's the lion that closes up to the camera XD You can't see it very well but you can tell it's quite small for a fursuit.

Er, yeah, I guess if made the right way it might be what I'm talking about.
But in the end, I'd prefer to be out in the open, maybe with just a tail and such.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #41 on: June 18, 2007, 12:23:14 am »
A fursuit would be cool if I had the money and the space. Though I'd hesistate at first to put it on or be seen in public with it, I'd probably get into it real quick. The appetite comes in the eating, right?

They look cool, and I have no doubt that I'd have fun with one (Trigger Happy TV anyone?), but there are definitely a lot of hurdles to jump.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #42 on: June 18, 2007, 02:07:34 am »
One of my friends, last year, gave me a suit. (as a joke for my birthday, nobody know's I'm a furry, fro fun last year we went to AC, and so on...). but the inside of the suit is all made of rubber/latex and the outside looks just like a normal suit.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #43 on: June 18, 2007, 02:10:45 am »
Er, am I mistaken, or wouldn't that be uncomfortable?
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #44 on: June 18, 2007, 02:15:54 am »
You do get use to it.
but it can take some time.
but not if your drunk!
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #45 on: June 18, 2007, 02:19:05 am »
It would appear that you are often under the influence of various substances.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #46 on: June 18, 2007, 02:49:13 am »
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #47 on: June 18, 2007, 04:21:40 am »
Beautiful.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #48 on: June 18, 2007, 11:22:03 pm »
Id like a suit, but not a full one, just like the head, tail, hand and feet paws and wear a shirt and pants.  Those whole suits must get really REALLY hot and uncomfortable after a while.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #49 on: June 19, 2007, 01:18:25 am »
I want one, might start saving for one once I get a job. The thing I don't like is the ridiculous prices and the wait. MixedCandy takes a year for yours to be done. I'd get one from Joecifur, since his prices are reasonable.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #50 on: June 19, 2007, 01:29:27 pm »
I have an idea for a whole new class of fursuits...since a big bulky sports team mascot style fursuit would not satisfy the reason I would buy one in the first place.


I mean...I want something that is a physical extension of my body...that way I can be a tiger for real. :cat:

I want something I could lounge around in all day here and not get too hot (we had 120 degree temperatures last summer here...I live in one of the hottest places in the country), and that I could easily do a lot of activities in as well as wear what ever kind of clothing  I want over it.

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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #51 on: June 19, 2007, 04:47:34 pm »
That's.. very interesting. Do post any significant updates which pertain to this idea for this... what would you call it? "Fursuit 2.0"?
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #52 on: June 20, 2007, 07:16:01 pm »
Um...the idea is great...its just that I have to find materials and tools which will will work...as well as a way to cut down the the immense amount of labor (in terms of sheer time) it would take to make the parts to it. The final assembly would not be that difficult...its just to make the individual pieces you would need a very steady hand and a lot of time. Also...there is the problem of facial and head pieces...which I have yet to come up with a workable solution. (for what I want I would need custom made prosthetic pieces which cannot be mass produced like the rest of the suit) I want a REAL extension of my body...like a second set of skin, so pieces like muzzles and forehead bases need to be built to match my actual face structure...though I imagine parts could be made for low end applications by people.


I don't want to put operations like mixed candy out of business...and for many furs their style of fursuit would actually be ideal (you have to be in good shape to look good in one of mine and you cannot play custom characters as easily as every one of them would look very similar because my suit is an extension of you.)

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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #53 on: June 21, 2007, 11:02:57 am »
I don't really have an opinion on Fur suits... meh... if you like them you go for them... if not... then don't.

I would like a tail and whiskers... but thats about it.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #54 on: June 22, 2007, 01:32:10 am »
I kinda like fursuits, and plan to get one at some point in the future to express a side of myself I don't normally get to.  However, I've met more than a few fursuiters who were way too pretentious for their own good, quite a clique-ish group.  I also think that they attract far too many of the pictures people take at cons, though that's not really something that can be helped.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #55 on: June 22, 2007, 03:50:00 pm »
I'd like one. Definitely one of my fursona. I know I'd want one of my character Ivette now XD I'd love to see her made in real life. The options for fursuits are pretty unlimited. A guy on FA by the name of sokitwopaws did a really awesome one that looks exactly like this style of art XD

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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #56 on: June 22, 2007, 07:35:17 pm »
I wouldent mind ownin one, especialy one of my fursona.
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Re: how do you feel about fursuits?
« Reply #57 on: June 23, 2007, 09:16:00 am »
I'd love to have a fursuit of my fursona! In fact, I've been planning on getting one when I have a real job etc.
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Why get a fursuit?
« Reply #58 on: July 17, 2007, 04:49:28 pm »
I have been brousing through youtube for a while now, specificaly ones involving fursuits. And I was just wondering...

If you had a fursuit, what would you use it for?

Me, i would use it for stuff like entertaining kids, I know my little step brother and sister would like having a lifesized animal that would visit once-in-a-while. Another use for me is it would give me something to post on youtube when i move. and of course, i think it would be fun to entertain for the public, like parties, or hanging out with friends that I meet in the states(hopfully), or like in videos like these:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8jTuGR-Ypk&mode=related&search=
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJJHo061A_M

what would you do with a fursuit?
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-digitgrade feet

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Re: Why get a fursuit?
« Reply #59 on: July 17, 2007, 05:10:06 pm »
I would wear it at home just for fun. Especialy on winter. Then I'd take pics and video of myself in my suit and send them on youtube and other places. Would make a great av too. :lol-fox:

And of course wear it when I attend a con some day....
The stuff on those videos also looks like fun, but I have nofur to come with me... Not sure if it would be fun by myself... Probably not...

I've actualy planned on making one some day when I'm living alone. ^^
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