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your thoughts on anti-furries
« on: August 24, 2013, 02:45:03 pm »
i used be to on a site were i got a semi-warning for being furry and later found out they were using me being furry as another reason for being weird when the only thing that gave it away was my avatar and then by one of the members  used  fursecution all because i told other member who did not like my avatars to get lost who also failed to realize i was new to the site completly and was new to the furry fandom still.

what i dont get is that 4chan has brony section yet any time a furry post they just get banned the *hpocracy is obvious on that one.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2013, 02:51:18 pm »
Pro tip: 4chan is like the worst possible place you could be D:

Also, I don't have an opinion on them other than the fact that they should just suck it up and deal with it. Being a fur doesn't normally change how you are as a person-- for most, it's just an interest.

Personally, I just ignore anyone who can't deal with the fact that I see myself as an animal or mythical creature sometimes. They certainly did at one point-- what child has never pretended to be a puppy or a cat? Or anything, for that matter?

I just happen to continue to think of myself as my character.

They're just butthurt that they can't pick on anyone outside the internet so they take it out on generally 'weird' fandoms like the fur fandom.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2013, 05:00:40 pm »
^ you get a cookie

all I've seen from these people is that they are complet waste of space that should be avoided at all costs.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2013, 05:14:51 pm »
Being someone who is scared that he knows people that are antifurries (and thinks he knows at least one) and therefore hides his furryness IRL, id like to sum up anti furries like its racism

WHY THE HECK ARE WE HATING ON DIFFERENT PEOPLE. THE ONLY REASON WE ARE DIFFERENT IS BECAUSE WE ARE SPECIAL IN EACH AND OUR OWN WAY. WHY CANT THE WORLD ACCEPT PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT PART OF THE "NORM" . WHY CANT WE BE FRIENDS?!

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2013, 05:50:12 pm »
Rise above them.

Don't react to them, if you are not welcome to a site then leave. No point being there when they are all narrow minded.


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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2013, 06:09:13 pm »
I don't really have a problem with them, to an extent; they have all the right to believe what they want to about furries. But when they try to personally confront furs or harass them, then I have an issue with them.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2013, 08:26:06 pm »
Really these people either don't care about other people's opinions or just enjoy getting negative reactions out of them but don't worry that wont happen here ^^.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2013, 12:08:33 am »
I think there are two kinds of anti-furries:

1. The ones who have been exposed to the wrong side of the fandom.

2. The ones who so desperately need something to hate and they single us out because we're a bit odd.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2013, 03:29:53 am »
I think there funny, they make themselves look like complete asses without knowing what the hell there talking about, besides mentioning some worn out stereotypes.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2013, 03:38:36 am »
I would have to say the following on anti-furries, I might require some censorship though. particularly for the ones that are horrible towards furs. Okay, here we go!

"anti-furs are a pile of f***ing a**whipes who don't understand the concept behind the furry fandom and automatically assume it is about s*xual relations with animals, more frequently known as beastiality, And trust me, I've been a part of the fandom for...Well over two years now? And I have encountered many R*****s who claim furs are "sick" people who haven't a life who spend their day looking up yiff. That's not even an exaggeration.

To those who don't know what the fur fandom is about, Yet they have the nerve to critisize the fandom, without said knowledge, can go f*** themselves with a spikey bat? too far? yeah...Okay...not that....Maybe they just need serious tutoring on the subject. And to those who critisize it justly, that is, performing research on the fandom and giving, some rather nice details actually, as to why they dislike the fandom as a whole, I can understand."

And that is all I have to say. Apologies it's a very long and really unlike me few paragraphs I've written, I just dislike when people are so anti-fur they don't even know what the bloody hell they are talking about.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2013, 10:44:33 am »
hahaha I remember years ago when people tried to run me off my favorite site because the higher-ups found out I was a furry =P The Admins made a whole topic about it and 14-year-old me just fueled the fire, it was terrible. I now know just to ignore, or respectfully disagree with their false claims x)

On the serious side, I don't believe "fursecution" is a thing. We're just trolled online, like any other group, not actually persecuted and CERTAINLY not persecuted in the real-world. People will hate on anything under the sun if they're close-minded enough or even bored enough. Very few people actually "have it out for us", they just want to get a rise (which most of the time, they do get).

I also don't agree with calling them extremely rude names. While its true a lot of people talk crap about furries soley to be mean, there's an equal amount that simply don't understand. They may think we have sex in fursuits because that's the only part they've seen of the fandom, so that's all they know. While they could approach the situation differently, its really not their fault they've only seen the bad side of the fandom. Not everyone cares enough to research something they know little about before throwing out accusations. Sad, yes, but its human nature.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2013, 01:25:01 pm »
Most anti-furry bias has died down. Bronies have become the latest "At least we're not these freaks!" scapegoat, which is why we tend to give them tips on how NOT to act. (We've already dealt with what they went through. We might as well make their fursecution less obnoxious).

I believe that anti-furries are WORSE than the worst possible fur. Furries take loving the fandom as a hobby. Anti-furries spend every waking second of their pitiful life writing "LULZ YIF IN HEL!" on every forum post that's vaguely furry. Furries learn skills such as art, writing, craftsmanship, and learning how to deal with kids. (All skills that pay well in the real world). Anti-furries only learn how to post on forums/image boards, and any derogatory slur in the English language. Only a handful of furries are assholes that love attention. All trolls are assholes who love attention. Besides, who has no life? A man who gives money to a convention that donates to charity, sells artwork/fursuits/stories to fellow furs, entertains kids in a wolf costume, and has a job in IT, or a troll whose only purpose in life is pissing others off, and will end up becoming EXACTLY who he trolled?

The "You are who you troll" effect is pretty common. Most trolls are "Troll-shielders", who troll to defend themselves. (For example, a youtuber refused to stop harshly trolling another member. He ended up being WORSE than the person he originally trolled. Another example is the quote "Nobody trolls furries better than furries". Either the troll is a closet furry, or s/he got the information from another fur. Feel free to tell them that. It might cause a mental breakdown.)
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #12 on: August 25, 2013, 07:41:33 pm »
I could care less about what someone thinks about the Furry Fandom.  If they start putting they're hate on me, I just ignore them and move along. I've learned  that fighting produces more hate and no one wins.

Sometimes you can't avoid the hate, especially if it is a forum with an Admin with a grudge against Furries. Then you've just go to find another forum. The type of admins, a forum has can speak volumes about the community.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2013, 09:30:23 pm »
I think the entire notion of "fursection" is preposterous. As Panda said, we're not discriminated online like in the case of minority group for instance, we're just occasionally trolled and teased sometimes. At worst the common "anti-furry" might feel some level of disdain for the fandom or feel a desire to get a rise out of them for their own amusement. But many furs seem to be unable to see that and end up giving these trolls and malcontents attention, hence giving the entire fandom a reputation for being unable to react well to criticism.

So if you see someone vehemently claiming to hate furries just deprive them of attention and an emotional reaction. That's probably all they really want. Don't paint them as some Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and bigots trying to infringe upon our rights. They can't really be compared to that; and it's a comparison they're possibly only going to delight in, anyway. Any hatred that they have most likely originates in poor understanding, stereotypes and a bad history with a handful of members. And besides, does their opinion really need to have any significance to you? As I said just stay away from them and ignore it.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2013, 10:13:03 pm »
I don't listen to anti-furries. I could honestly care less what people think of me.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2013, 06:09:04 pm »
Personally I have never known anyone in my village be unpleasant towards me in knowing I'm a furry. But then, I am choosy who gets to know. I am very careful who gets to know anything about me in my village; call it self-preservation. Even secrecy. In my village I like being anonymous, it suits me.

Only my closest family are teasers and even then are light-hearted about it. This is because I wore a kandi-style tail and looned about in our garden. XD

There will always be Trolls. No matter what race or belief we hold, or what genre music, art or lifestyle we live for or connect with, on the internet there will always be dissenters. Our greatest power is to ignore them, don't fight them. More easily said than done I realise, though personally I am not someone who is bullied or tormented in real life, let alone on the internet for my lifestyle, furry-ness, religious beliefs or whatever. If I was ever confronted with such idiocy and judgemental stupidity from furry-haters, my reaction would be to laugh and walk away, unless physcially threatened whereupon in self-defence I'd perform some pretty serious dentistry.   :fox-;):

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2013, 10:52:40 pm »
I'm brand new into this fandom and when I told my mom that my friend was drawing me my first fursona she got all panicked and I realized that a lot of people just dont know about the 'society friendly' side of furries. Her first experience with furries was seeing three fursuiters (not sure if thats the right term, but she saw three people in their fursona costumes) who were acting extremely inappropriate at a party (yiffing?) and thats what she thought the whole fandom was about. The best you can do I'd say is just try and show anyone that is willing to listen to your side of the story that being a furry isnt a weird or creepy thing, it's just a way of expressing yourself. if anything, throw the movie Brother Bear in their face and say that disney supports furries ^-^
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2013, 05:39:50 am »
I have a friend who's an anti-furry. And, damn, that's heavy to bear. Always teasing me about the fandom, and of course only talking about sexuality. That is what bothers anti-furry. They only care about yiff. It is just like everything else in the fandom doesn't exist, and that art is only about porn. If only they could open their mind, just once, that would show them how freaking wrong they are, and how different the fandom is from what they think.
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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2013, 06:05:45 am »
I have a friend who's an anti-furry. And, damn, that's heavy to bear. Always teasing me about the fandom, and of course only talking about sexuality. That is what bothers anti-furry. They only care about yiff. It is just like everything else in the fandom doesn't exist, and that art is only about porn. If only they could open their mind, just once, that would show them how freaking wrong they are, and how different the fandom is from what they think.
i used to have a friend like that about music instead he would ingnore or dismiss what i had to say. it got so bad once i wanted to skip his brithday and he had other friends just the same in same cases they even worse.

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Re: your thoughts on anti-furries
« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2013, 07:49:57 am »
uh...im back!

well. yes. I know that problem.
you wander around on your forums and suddenly good places turn into scrap because they pretend to accept different styles, political ideas, sexualities, gender etc etc but they HATE Furries!

I dont understand why.
4Chan is a good example, you find EVERYTHING there, but they block you if you post Furry related stuffs.

Im sick of this.
Thats why I left 4chan.

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