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Things That Made You A Furry
« on: September 15, 2018, 09:17:59 pm »
What were some things you liked or grew up with that may have contributed to your furryness?

For me it was:
-Disney (esp. Bambi, The Lion King, Fox & The Hound)
-Balto
-Alpha & Omega
-Over The Mountains And Far Away (Skailla webcomic)
-Animal Jam
-Neopets
-Webkinz
-WolfQuest
-Pokémon
-Spyro
-Littlest Pet Shop
-Warrior Cats
-Stuffed animals
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2018, 09:22:29 pm »
What a good thread aaaa, I love looking back on things and being like "yes this all makes sense now"

I'm not sure for myself, but I know I was obsessed with Barney. Which isn't that furry but it kinda explains the purple thing ;w; Maybe Pokemon, but I don't remember that ever playing a part in me joining the fandom. I was big into Neopets too but I believe I was already furry by then.

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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2018, 09:24:33 pm »
For me it was just IMVU and fursuits lol
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2018, 09:40:00 pm »
....I blame deviantart tbh

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There was also other stuff, too, such as
-Werewolves
-Alpha and Omega
-Zootopia (gave me the final push)
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2018, 10:20:14 pm »
It was actually furry cringe compilations that got me into knowing what furries were, I could never understand what was so bad about them :P
Then there's all the stuff i watched as a kid, MLP, Disney :P
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2018, 11:09:42 pm »
Neopets was a huge influence on me when I was younger, they had tons of anthros on there and I thought that was cool and a lot of the artist on there at the time drew anthros(the Beauty Contest was my DeviantArt back in the day) so I started drawing my own. Neopets also helped me getting the basic idea on making my own OCs ^^

Then you also got movies like The Lion King(1 and 2) which was one of my favorite movies growing up and replicated often, not traditional anthros but anthro enough.
Another big contributor was Bloody Roar one of my favorite games when I was younger cause you basically played as werecreatures(I was also obsessed with werecreatures for awhile :P)and thought the anthros were cool. I made some were OCs that never had a human form cause I couldn't draw humans :'D
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2018, 11:29:21 pm »
Ah geez, I think what made me furry is:

-Littlest Pet Shops

-Alpha and Omega (That movie was my favorite, like, YES!)

-Brother Bear (Mostly the 1st movie, don't really care too  much about the 2nd)

-A monkey costume my mother dearest got me when I was super young (Still have it to this day)

-Angelina Ballerina

-Martha Speaks

-Fantastic Mr.Fox

-Back at the Barnyard

-And my unhealthy obsession with animals  :badger:

 That's all that I can think of right now, not that big of a list. I didn't list all of the movies that made me into furry, if I did.....that'd be a very long list
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2018, 02:16:45 am »
Furry Memes and then Majira, of course
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2018, 02:37:45 pm »
I played with stuffed animals and Littlest Pet Shop more than any other toys when I was younger so those and Webkinz online probably did something to me.
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2018, 05:30:46 pm »
My little pony, Warrior cats, Disney movies, and alpha and omega. :lol: But I feel like I've always been a furry, because when I was little I wanted to be an animal, lmao.
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2018, 12:20:47 pm »
I played a lot of animal Jam. I made my first account in 2011 just after the beta and so I saw a lot of animals... Then I saw a YouTube video about AJ and it said something about furries. I looked it up and here I am now.  :fox-:):
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2018, 12:53:12 pm »
Oh gosh lol
Lots of things.
-Sonic the Hedgehog
-Spongebob
-The Richard Scarry books (nobody probably remembers those)
-Catscratch
-Disney
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2018, 09:10:24 pm »
-The Richard Scarry books (nobody probably remembers those)
omg I remember sitting and reading those with my Mom when I was super young. Good times XD

I would say the main reason I'm a furry was the Redwall book series. I was obsessed with it when I was a kid, and my favorite characters were always the otters. I even made a fan character that I suppose was the basis for my fursona.
Other influences include all the pets I had as a kid, and any anthropomorphic characters in the games I played, like Dragonborn from DnD and Leonin from Magic. I also used to go the zoo a lot as a kid, since we bought an annual pass every year, so I think that made me really admire animals.
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2018, 09:41:07 pm »
Littlest Pet Shops, the old Charlottes Web movie, Wolfquest, Warrior Cats, Animal Jam and all those oc animation memes I used to watch on Youtube. Those videos were the biggest part of it since they introduced me to the term fursona and I wanted to make my own characters and animations too. Also, a general love for animals ever since I was little. I’m constantly reminded of how, as a small child, I never stopped pretending I was a cat, and I remember I always had talking animals for imaginary friends.
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2018, 11:55:51 am »
hmmm

-Warrior Cats
-SANIC
-them animation memes
-Crash Bandicoot
-DRAGONZ
-and i saw that the furry fandom exists so i was like "yep that me uh-huh"
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2018, 05:54:25 pm »
- Warriors
- Animal Jam
- Build A Bear Toys & Bearville
- Rio
- Alpha and Omega
- Littlest Pet Shop
- Fantastic Mr. Fox
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2018, 11:34:35 pm »
Five Nights At Freddy's romance fanfics from Deviant Art made me furry
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #17 on: September 26, 2018, 07:34:40 pm »
Hmmm... For me it was roblox of all things. I was playing this random game and some guy came up to me and asked me to join his furry group. I initially joined as a joke, but ended up getting sucked into the fandom.
And that's how I became trash I guess.
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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #18 on: September 26, 2018, 09:43:22 pm »
Hmmm... For me it was roblox of all things. I was playing this random game and some guy came up to me and asked me to join his furry group. I initially joined as a joke, but ended up getting sucked into the fandom.
And that's how I became trash I guess.

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Re: Things That Made You A Furry
« Reply #19 on: September 28, 2018, 12:06:38 am »
Warrior cats duh


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