But why is it not appropriate? 184.108.40.206 06:08, 19 January 2008 (UTC)
- Hmm, giving it a quick look see, the main characters are Human shapeshifters, not furry characters,... and even on animal shape, is the feral form, not anthro in any way. Just... Human kids capable of changing body mass =/ Spirou 07:09, 19 January 2008 (UTC)
- Personally, I'm more inclined to see the article stay. I seem to remember the series making it onto a list of anthropomorphic-themed literature on one site or another, but I'll look further into it. My opinion, personally, is that "furry" need not be strictly defined by physical anthropomorphism alone. --Scani 14:25, 19 January 2008 (UTC)
Status update (July 23rd 2008)
Updating the entry's appropriateness status. Keep?, Delete? Spirou 06:02, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
- So they change form, but keep human intelligence? Seems like a keep to me then. --Rat 09:12, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
- There are two or three links to Animorphs; I'm not convinced those need to link to an article here on WikiFur--it seems one of those sprawling topics. -- Sine 16:24, 24 July 2008 (UTC)
I've read quite a few of the books, and one of the characters (Tobias) was trapped in hawk form ever since the end of the first book. He has a remarkably furry mixture of human intelligence and hawk intelligence. I remember that in one book the human side of him gets his hawk side in brief trouble when he attempts to take a snake from a human's lawn, but is shot at. It's just a little dare for himself which his more practical hawk-side would never do. In an Animorphs special (The Andalite's Gift), Tobias' knowledge regarding how predators think proves invaluable, and is something none of the others would have ever realized.
Also, whenever somebody morphs, they have to fight the instincts of the animal they morphed into if they want to control their bodies. It's not just a matter of changing mass, but also a matter of a mental change.
Besides all of that, Aximili and the other Andalites are taurs.
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Article update #2 (April 17 2009)
Updating the entry's appropriateness status. Keep or delete? - Spirou 02:40, 18 April 2009 (UTC)
Article update #3 (November 1 2009)
Updating the entry's appropriateness status. Keep or delete?.
- Keep: Rat, Scani
- Delete: Sine, Spirou
Spirou 22:37, 1 November 2009 (UTC)
Article final decision (March 6 2009)
Three's requests on the appropriateness status, Tie. Keep or delete?. Spirou: Keep', Rat: Delete - Spirou 00:22, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
If there is a final decision, why does the page still show the tag that it's up for debate? If it is indeed still up for debate, I would like to add my own input. I vote to keep the page, because I have found that the Animorphs series played a key part in many furries discovering their love for animals and animal spirituality. Floppybelly 13:46, 24 August 2010 (UTC)
I'm not sure if it counts, but after reading the article I put the series on my reading list. I thought it was just a TV series spawned by new (at the time) morphing effect technology, but gathering animal species and mastering their instincts is something I'd like to read about. Is it because I'm a furry fan, or am I a furry fan because I like such stories, or is it unrelated - I don't know... EvilCat 14:16, 24 August 2010 (UTC)
- Keep. Our standard of notability is that if it's likely to be of interest to even a small percentage of the fandom, it's probably worth keeping. There has been a sufficient amount of discussion to suggest to me that there is definitely no consensus on deleting, and probably enough people who think it's relevant to keep it.