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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2013, 01:42:55 pm »
Yup, both my parents know, and neither of them could give one solitary shite, and being honest, that's the way it should be!
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #21 on: April 06, 2013, 02:12:31 pm »
My parents will find out once my partial gets home in the mail.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #22 on: April 07, 2013, 03:44:00 am »
I think my parents would find it weird, so for now I didn't tell them. Maybe in a while, I'm not really sure.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #23 on: April 07, 2013, 11:06:37 am »
my dad does not know...I want to tell him so i can get a partial. My dad will let me get almost anything as long as i pay him back he would even possibly take me to a con if he knew.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #24 on: April 07, 2013, 03:14:11 pm »
My parents, grandparents, and brother think it's a creative outlet of expression and an interest in animals. Nothing negative. Even my friend and brother's girlfriend think it's pretty neat. My sister seems to find that it's awesome that I can build suits but she watched some shock documentary on furry and therianthropy she thinks we're all odd people. But obviously her opinion is worth nothing to me.

The feedback I get from the community it pretty decent, I've fursuited at local parades and kids seem to love it
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #25 on: April 07, 2013, 04:36:28 pm »
Nah. And if they find out, big freakin' deal. I didn't have to hide the fact that I like manga, so why bother fretting over stuff like this? If I made a big deal out of keeping the fandom a secret though, they would probably think I was into something dangerous and weird, which this really isn't.

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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #26 on: April 07, 2013, 11:42:41 pm »
I told my parents a while ago, before I event made my FT account. They had no idea what it was before, and right now it isn't a big deal. Like what people have said before on this thread, its just a hobby, so no need to make a big fuss about it. Its not really something to hide or "come out" about, its just something you like. Actually the only person I'm hiding my furriness from is my brother since I found out he thinks furries are people who have "adult relations" in animal costumes.
Eh. He'll probably find out eventually. There are many times that I told him I was a furry, but he always thought I was joking because of the way I said it. He'll probably believe me once I get a fursuit, if I ever do get one.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #27 on: April 14, 2013, 01:24:48 pm »
I joined The Furry Fandom not so long aggo ! And I'm not sure about telling them because I don't think my dad will like it. But I might tell my mom because she doesn't care that much about it !

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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #28 on: April 14, 2013, 01:37:56 pm »
My parents don't know. My mom would freak out, and my dad would be like "meh. Whatever." I don't really care what they think. So yeah, no one needs to know. My best friend, Davy is the only one who knows. He said " oh you're a furry. That's cool." he doesn't care. I would tell my dad, but his sister HATES furries, her sig on her email is the infamous " yiff in hell..." so I don't tell my parents. My personal stuff is mine. I'm a big Ice Age fan, doesn't mean I have to be like " mom, dad... I'm a Ice age fan... I hope your not mad..." But if anyone wants to tell their parents, its there choice
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #29 on: April 15, 2013, 10:10:43 pm »
Yeh, my parents know. They also know I like MLP, Adventure Time, Anime, tons of other cartoons and shows, art, psychology, sociology, philosophy...

Yeah, it's not a big deal in my household. People might poke fun occasionally, but it's usually taken pretty lightly.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #30 on: April 15, 2013, 10:47:04 pm »
They're fine with me liking and drawing anthropomorphic animals and stuff but they think me wanting to wear my fursuit or tail is weird and don't let me do so outside the house. I told them the definition of a furry and that I was one but I don't think they get it. :I

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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #31 on: April 17, 2013, 11:15:21 am »
I told my mum once, and only because she shared a computer with me at one point. She noticed some of the searches which appeared in my search engine and she encountered some stuff related to furries. She asked me about it, so I told her that it's a fandom and subculture devoted to anthropomorphic animals, and then I showed her some of the activities the fandom carries out as well as the art I have received. She just said she thinks it's cute and creative, and then went about her business.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #32 on: April 25, 2013, 12:42:34 am »
when i was like 10, she just thought it was a cute sonic the hedgehog thing or something. Which i suppose it was. She doesnt know about it now and she assumed i grew out of it, which i guess is for the best cause i dont really strongly identify with the fandom anyway
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #33 on: April 25, 2013, 10:35:08 pm »
I told my mother, but not my father about my involvement in te fandom. What's more, she even offered to drive me to the next convention XD she says she's an ocelot :P
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2013, 04:16:51 am »
I told my mother, but not my father about my involvement in te fandom. What's more, she even offered to drive me to the next convention XD she says she's an ocelot :P

My god, you must have one of the coolest mother in the world. :fox-:P:
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2013, 04:18:32 am »
I told my mother, but not my father about my involvement in te fandom. What's more, she even offered to drive me to the next convention XD she says she's an ocelot :P

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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #36 on: April 26, 2013, 04:19:41 am »
So awesome! :lol-fox:
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #37 on: April 29, 2013, 10:58:48 pm »
I told my mother, but not my father about my involvement in te fandom. What's more, she even offered to drive me to the next convention XD she says she's an ocelot :P

Oh yeah, my mom is the same way! She's a German Shepard though. :D

But I dunno what to tell my dad. Eh, I guess I'll just play it by year and see what happens. x3
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #38 on: May 03, 2013, 03:10:36 am »
My parents aren't going to find out. They won't take it well.
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Re: Your parents and the furry fandom.
« Reply #39 on: May 07, 2013, 04:13:02 pm »
My mom seems semi-okay with it, I'm not sure my dad completely knows. He thinks my tail is beyond weird…
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