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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2010, 03:16:09 pm »
I can no longer entirely remember where I learned about the furry fandom.  The earliest thing I can remember was some graffiti put on a wall at school that was furry related.  I asked my mom about the graffiti on the way home from school and she said that what it said it was a bad thing...  I can't remember what she said and I don't think I want to.  I was only 8 at the time but I had enough knowledge of computers to look up all the resources I needed on the internet(which led me to finding second life as well). 

I found some good and some bad on the fandom and stopped searching up stuff about the fandom when I came across second life and starting looking into that.  I remember knowing at least slightly what a furry was before that.  The only reason I actually looked it up more was because I had little knowledge on it.  Thoughts of the fandom stayed in my mind as a sort of background noise that I didn't listen to until last summer and decided after watching many different animes with wolves and the idea of anthropomorphism (Big word...) I decided to look it up again...

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2010, 03:48:50 pm »
THIS THREAD'S NAME MURDERS MY EYES.
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Anyway, I found furry in a similar way to Nox.

I was looking up TF a couple of years ago(I think I was thirteen or fourteen?), when I had first discovered my interest in TF itself.
And I stumbled upon a TF artist who happened to be a furry, ended up on FA, browsed about on it and related sites for a couple of weeks.
Computer got a virus. I stayed away from furry until earlier this year, when I got my own computer and certain Firefox addons to prevent malicious software. I randomly rediscovered it (I think on DeviantART) and eventually ended up here.
The end.
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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #22 on: November 21, 2010, 06:19:54 pm »
Short version- Searched it on Wikipedia.

Long version- I was playing some CS:S. Once in a while, I would see a Furry spray. For some strange reason, I liked the art style. A few months later and I found VG cats. After reading the FAQ, I seen something about Furries. I went to Wikipedia and looked it up.

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #23 on: November 22, 2010, 08:38:59 am »
CSS ftw :P

didn't know you play that game :P

anyway nice stories  8)

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #24 on: November 22, 2010, 09:44:47 am »
I found it via a teen girl magazine, suprisingly.

Here.
http://furfetchd.furrynet.com/Photos/DollyFursCover.jpg - The mag cover
http://furfetchd.furrynet.com/Photos/DollyFurs01.jpg - Page 1
http://furfetchd.furrynet.com/Photos/DollyFurs02.jpg - Page 2
http://furfetchd.furrynet.com/Photos/DollyFurs03.jpg - Page 3

Those are some big pics though. So you can read them. c:

I'd known very vaugly of 'furries' before, but not enough to actually know what they are.
But yeah, I was at a friend's house, painting her walls, and we were looking through DOLLY magazines, and I found that.
And that is where it all started. |D

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Huh, thats pretty cool.

Well, in a sense I always knew I was a furry. Just never knew it was a subculture with other people like me in it.
I officially entilited myself a furry through Furcadia when I met PrincessWilly in one of the little 18+ chat Rps, when I was 12. xD;
So, for about 5 years I've been furfaggin' with a title.

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #25 on: November 22, 2010, 06:29:43 pm »
I found out about the furry fandom through an online webcomic that I had stumbled upon in the early 7th grade.

This webcomic was Furthia High
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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #26 on: November 23, 2010, 12:09:26 am »
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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #27 on: November 23, 2010, 05:19:37 pm »
I've always been a fan of anthropromorphic animals. I loved The Racoons, Animals of Farthing Wood and other programs as a kid and drew dogs and foxes and stuff. Never really though more about it, or that there may be a community of people who thought like me until I got into Ozy & Millie in 2001 and joined it's fan forum. A number of the posters were furrys and through investigation on ze interwebs I discovered the fandom's existance.

Started drawing my comic a few years after that and am being pulled gradually into the chasm of furryism ever since.

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #28 on: November 24, 2010, 02:56:46 pm »
I've always been a fan of anthropromorphic animals. I loved The Racoons, Animals of Farthing Wood and other programs as a kid and drew dogs and foxes and stuff. Never really though more about it, or that there may be a community of people who thought like me until I got into Ozy & Millie in 2001 and joined it's fan forum. A number of the posters were furrys and through investigation on ze interwebs I discovered the fandom's existance.

Started drawing my comic a few years after that and am being pulled gradually into the chasm of furryism ever since.

interesting  8)

nice comic I like it  :)

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #29 on: November 25, 2010, 04:00:21 pm »
To be swiftly and brutally honest? The porn :3

After a while I truly started to research the fandom and I've grown to love the community and its quirks that set it apart from other communities (in a very good way) I'm only just starting to get into making art for myself though

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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #30 on: November 27, 2010, 11:40:45 am »
I was first introduced to the fandom when i read about it in the guinness world record book about 2 years back. I never actually considered myself to be part of the fandom until just a month ago when i watched some videos on youtube about anthrocon 2010.
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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #31 on: November 27, 2010, 01:57:11 pm »
Well, I was a furry before I knew that there was a furdom.
I first heard the term "Furry" when another furry said "You draw furries?" (I was just calling them anthro's)
From there I used the term, and googled it. xD
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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2010, 09:22:08 pm »
I heard about it over on another a forum at the beginning of the year. All I remember is that a thread mentioned the Furry fandom and became a flamewar. All I learned about the fandom from that thread was that Furries were people who believe that they were animals trapped inside human bodies (I now know that those people are called Therians) and like wearing animal costumes. It wasn't until I did some more research that I found out that Furry was actually an art style and the cotumes were just a form of cosplaying. I started to think that the artstyle was pretty neat and I happened to fail The Furry Test. So I wanted to see what the fandom had to offer and decided to join a forum. Fortunately I found this one back in late June.
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How did you "discover" the furry fandom?
« Reply #33 on: January 05, 2011, 07:55:47 pm »
How did you "find" the fandom? I found the fandom thru "Weird True and Freaky". I know it has inaccurate depictions of this fandom, i found that out a week later, but thats how i found the fandom. So how did you discover or find the furry fandom?
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Re: How did you "discover" the furry fandom?
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Re: how you find out Furry fandom ?
« Reply #35 on: January 05, 2011, 08:40:24 pm »
I found out about the furry fandom through an online webcomic that I had stumbled upon in the early 7th grade.

This webcomic was Furthia High

Oops! I meant mid 6th grade. I don't have the greatest memory in the world, but I'm pretty sure that's actually when it happened.

PS - Sorry about the double post (even though it occured much later). The edit button seems to have run away from me. I can't find it.
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Re: How did you "discover" the furry fandom?
« Reply #36 on: January 05, 2011, 08:51:13 pm »
I found out about the Furry Fandom through video games. From Sonic, Starfox, to zelda if it has a playable Anthro/Animal characters I've most likely played it.

I told an guy at gamestop about the games that I like and he said "You like games with furries? Cool" so that night I was over my friends and I looked up what furries were, but because of limited internet acess it was about a year later before I found this site.

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Re: How did you "discover" the furry fandom?
« Reply #37 on: January 05, 2011, 11:01:49 pm »
one of my closest friends was furry and I really didn't feel like being a part of the whole thing because in the beginning I listened to the trolls and bullies.
But I kept feeling furry and tried to reject it at first but then decided to try to see what furry fandom was all about a year or two ago and then slowly got interested until I am what I am today :D
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Re: How did you "discover" the furry fandom?
« Reply #38 on: January 05, 2011, 11:19:29 pm »
It all started with a religion project * weyoweyoweyo* flash back time. I was doing a project on the holyness code and wondered what beastiality was.  Found out what it was and thought it was me.  Then as I was looking around it someone mentioned furry.  Idk wha it was so I found out that this was me and not beastiality (I have nothing against them)
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Re: How did you "discover" the furry fandom?
« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2011, 12:26:00 am »
A teacher in grade 7 told me about them not much so i googled and well here i am lol
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