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What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« on: March 22, 2015, 02:57:51 pm »
Just curious :) I think of all the cutsey fluff art.

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2015, 03:26:59 pm »
"Oh god..." Pretty much is what I think most of the time. But it all mostly depends on the circumstances.

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2015, 03:28:22 pm »
I think art, fursuits, people conversing etc. I know most people think wrongly of us furries sadly. When they don't have a clue of what its ACTUALLY like.

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2015, 03:34:48 pm »
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2015, 05:08:29 pm »
Yiff (there's so much of it, it's hard not to think of), fursuits, fursonas, creativity, art, community
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2015, 05:14:28 pm »
I think of all amazing people I've met through FT - Thanks to them I am no longer suicidical and I finally feel happy. I also think of their fursonas  :lol-fox:


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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2015, 05:42:04 pm »
Fluffy things.
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2015, 05:43:59 pm »
Fursuiting is my first thought. ^^ Though I also think of the lovely (aaaand not so lovely e.o) art that people make, and pretty much anthropomorphic characters/ocs/fursonas in general. c:
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2015, 07:02:44 pm »
I immediately associate the word with friends

I also hear it in the hallway and turn towards who said it cause i thought they called me. . . Yeah im weird
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2015, 08:48:35 pm »
We are specifically talking about hearing the word (therefore it is auditory). Ill probably check to see if the setting is a furry context. If it is, react appropriately to conversational matter at hand. Otherwise, i start trying to figure out the other person's stance on furries and try to craft a good response to the situation.
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2015, 08:55:48 pm »
It depends. If I'm casually browsing the normal kind of Internet or watching tv, the first thing I'll think about when I hear or read furries will be of a smiling anthro canine. On the other hand, if I'm browsing 4Chan and I read "furry" or any of its variations, most likely being used in a negative way, I'll imagine a Hitler-wannabe siting in the dark basement of his house constantly muttering "Furries" over and over again :P
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2015, 12:01:26 am »
I think of all amazing people I've met through FT - Thanks to them I am no longer suicidical and I finally feel happy. I also think of their fursonas  :lol-fox:

Aw <3 I feel you there. Good answer! :D

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #12 on: March 23, 2015, 01:32:44 pm »
Fursuits, anthro artwork, this site, things like that.

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #13 on: March 24, 2015, 08:06:01 am »
fursuits and the art
and wolfaboos
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2015, 12:24:16 pm »
fursuits and the art
and wolfaboos

wolfaboos? xD
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2015, 12:27:56 pm »
Honestly yiff and drama, theres so much of it its hard not to think of it when you hear "furry", then the positives mainly fursuits and the awesome art.

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2015, 03:41:18 pm »
Weird people.

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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #17 on: March 25, 2015, 12:18:53 pm »
Hmm...
Honestly I think of fursonas and the awesome artwork that comes from this community! Oh, and fursuits too  :fox-:):

On the other hand, if someone specifically mentions the dark side of the furry fandom in conversation, I immediately think, "Oh gawd," and I'll most likely start laughing about it xD
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #18 on: March 25, 2015, 01:59:35 pm »
Hmm...
Honestly I think of fursonas and the awesome artwork that comes from this community! Oh, and fursuits too  :fox-:):

On the other hand, if someone specifically mentions the dark side of the furry fandom in conversation, I immediately think, "Oh gawd," and I'll most likely start laughing about it xD

I feel you there, hon xD
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Re: What do think of when you hear the word "furries"?
« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2015, 08:40:51 pm »
I think of fursuits when I hear "furries", probably just because I want one so bad.
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