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Offline Jackie

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Being a furry in everyday life...
« on: February 17, 2015, 10:16:14 pm »
I was just curious as to whether any of you feel that being a furry permeates into your everyday life at all? If so, how? If not, then also how? It can be in a positive way, or a negative way too.

For me I'm not quite sure at the moment, I'll probably need to give it some thought, I guess it made life for me a little bit more interesting, with going to my first Furmeet and hopefully a con next year. I definitely met people I probably never would have otherwise met, and I feel all the better for it ^_^
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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2015, 10:39:50 pm »
Hmmm...

Well in my room, I have an arctic fox plush.  I've also got a few furry comics stashed in my drawer.  That's pretty much the extent of my real life furry life, so to speak.

Most of my time being a furry is spent online.  The last time I participated in furry stuff in real life was about a year ago when I went to a convention.

Still, my real life and furry life are pretty demarcated.

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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2015, 12:29:44 am »
being a furry for me indirectly effects my offline life currently due to the relationship i formed with sciex. pretty much everyday im looking forward to when sciex comes online so that i can talk to him (spend a majority of my free/night time talking to him)

other than that there are only small things that relate back to being a furry (email, usernames, character in games, drawings, ect) it currently hasn't been a large difference in my life. tho for the future i do see being a furry as a slightly larger roll in my life due to fursuiting, conventions.

so finding the fandom has lead to me meeting Sciex leading to who i want to be with and the reason for my life, how i identify my self, and in the future will have some effect on things i do.

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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2015, 06:54:09 am »
It doesn't affect my daily life at all.

I met Weisseman through a mutual friend, who despite being a furry I met through my university course - So I would have met him anyway. I don't go to cons or meets (done meets before, hated them, lost interest). I don't suit, most of my art and writing are robotics based rather than furry.

So... Yeah. No impact at all.

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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2015, 09:59:41 am »
I have always enjoyed stories and cartoons/animated movies of anthropomorphic animals. 
So my furryness is mainly about the same things. In the real world I am pretty much the
average human. But when I am drawing writing I mentally become the furry characters in
my stories or drawings.  I think most of those that write/draw or do crafts are much the
same way.


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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2015, 09:33:24 am »
I am an engineering technician  and  a furry Otaku 24/7  even if I do show except though my Hello Kitty obsession.  I have a Hello Kitty wallet,  and backpack I carry around in public.

Work  is a sticky subject.  It depend on the work environment. I wonder one reason a contact ended  was I was too  weird and got some harassment for my Hello Kitty bag. As such I  tone things down, for example I have a larger plain backpack I put my  Hello Kitty  backpack into during the work week. I also have furry  / Sanrio  background on my work laptop.  I not into my cube  very often so I do not decorate it. I working a engineering environment where expression is not looked down on. I did  questioned  expressing my using  Furry and Hello Kitty to one of my bosses   (at a different place) years ago, she sad don't sweat it; engineers  are weird enough  as it is and I fit in.
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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2015, 11:27:00 pm »
I have furry artwork at home (on the computer and a few pieces I still need to hang on the walls, oops), and I write plenty of furry stories, as I have done for a long time. I like the MLP side of things, so I guess that's the extent of my furry self in public (a MLP tee shirt or two).

A suit (partial) would be amazing, alas I lack the funds and the ideas for said suit.

I'd love to go to more cons/meet ups in the near future, but with work on the weekends in addition to during the week, it makes things tough! I am determined to do it again, though.

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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2015, 03:13:09 pm »
It's the RPing that brought me into this madhouse, and it's only further consumed me since i joined this site.

The "furry" part of it all isn't actually THAT crucial, more just a personal preference.  I dunno, maybe it's just that the people i've met here are fun to work with.

Regardless, not an aspect of my life that will be leaving in the foreseeable future.

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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2015, 02:20:57 pm »
It only slightly affects my life. Only occasional meows or making cat noises to show emotions. I would like to do something more like that... Furryfication  :D
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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2015, 08:54:25 pm »
So I was out shopping for some fursuit supplies today at a large chain craft store, and saw someone wearing a tail. I don't wear anything furry in public anymore, but I have to say it made me smile. :)
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Re: Being a furry in everyday life...
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2015, 06:39:23 pm »
I keep a couple plushie foxes in my bedroom. Honestly, that's about it. I don't really let on about it much, just sneak intrigued glances at people I see in ears or a tail.