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This is a log of featured articles from WikiFur:Featured article candidates. The text here explains why these articles were chosen to be featured.


The Mouse Problem

Not long, but contains a video which will keep readers interested for a while. Something all furs should see, at least once. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:05, 14 September 2009 (UTC)

Fritz the Cat (film)

Long, interesting, well-referenced, and available at short notice to get something new on the front page. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 04:44, 24 August 2009 (UTC)

TigerTails Radio

A substantial and entertaining article which describes in detail what has become a long-running furry radio show. --GreenReaper(talk) 03:21, 9 March 2009 (UTC)


Mark Allen's Pet Project

I believe that this article meets all of the FA critera. It also covers an area that is lacking in FA's, which is comedy shows realted to the fandom, performed by someone who is NOT a furry themself. The article is referenced, contains an image and I believe covers the main points. ISD 12:54, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Agreed. It's shorter than I'd like, but to be honest I'm not sure how it could be extended. We also need some variety on the front page. --GreenReaper(talk) 17:33, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

Uncle Kage

I think that an article about the most wellknown furry in the fandom should be featured. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ariana Windstorm (talkcontribs) .

But is it a good article? It's the quality rather than the topic that defines whether or not someone should be featured. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:26, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
I agree. I'm generally opposed to person articles as a principle, however. Vanity articles are one thing, featuring someone on the front page is something else. Spaz Kitty 02:50, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
Unfortunately, we've seen precedent here before, such as Banrai. My vote will go either way.--Kendricks Redtail 03:26, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
The article is currently mostly a Trivia section. I don't support it as a featured article. --Rat 05:47, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
Trivia sections can often be rewritten and incorporated into an article. I agree with your oppose with the article the way it is. Certainly there is a lot of public information of one of the most wellknown furries that we could form of this and make it into a FA-worthy article.--Kendricks Redtail 05:50, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
I did a lot of work on Wikipedia:Samuel Conway, which might be a good place to start. Obviously not all that is relevant there is relevant here. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:42, 13 June 2007 (UTC)

I've given the article a bit of a rewrite and pending review by other editors and such, I think this would be a better submission for a featured article.--Kendricks Redtail 08:10, 13 June 2007 (UTC)

It's on the right track. Still a bit short for a featured article. --Rat 01:33, 14 June 2007 (UTC)
Length has nothing to do with it, as much as quality does, I think.--Kendricks Redtail 07:39, 14 June 2007 (UTC)
Hey, I agree that quality is important. However, for someone in the fandom as long as he has and in as many roles, it's current length is muchly inadequate. --Rat


A significantly-sized article with several sub-articles on each convention (though they could do with improvement). Good timing, as recent changes have resulted in a turnaround in falling attendance. --GreenReaper(talk) 18:18, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

Greek mythology

Detailed; gives examples and pictures; referenced; very relevant to modern furry fandom --Kendricks Redtail 10:14, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

Support - I have no objection, though I'm not an expert to this topic --Xkun(talk) 23:45, 8 November 2007 (UTC)



Nice and long, lots of details, but could really do with more input from others and could perhaps do with breaking up a bit more. Are there some public-domain or otherwise available otherkin-related pictures that we could use for this purpose? --GreenReaper(talk) 20:51, 25 Dec 2005 (UTC)

Another similar candidate for consideration is Therianthropy. Spaz Kitty 10:09, 12 July 2006 (UTC)
Lacking references, needs images. --Rat 01:44, 14 June 2007 (UTC)
It's got one image now, and several references for the origins of the term and the history behind it. I'm not sure it really needs any more images, and it seems relatively complete and in-depth, so I'm going to put it up. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:59, 3 December 2007 (UTC)


I featured this article because it was reasonably long and detailed, had some good information about the history of the site, and because it is of interest to a large number of furs. The fact that it just passed 25,000 submissions may have been a factor in choosing to polish it to that point . . . --GreenReaper(talk) 04:46, 5 November 2007 (UTC)

All Fur Fun

Support Detailed, has references, maybe could use a couple more pictures. --Rat 00:20, 13 August 2007 (UTC)

Moderate Support Love the indepth details, could use a few pictures of just general conventioning, however, my main concern is that in future years, this article will be broken up as RCFM's article was and it won't qualify anymore as featured article quality. Other convention articles should be reviewed in the same way. --Kendricks Redtail


The whole series of Califur articles is under consideration. The article has improved a lot on the wiki. It has everything a featured article needs: commentary, references, and pictures. --Rat 20:54, 15 July 2007 (UTC)

Kendricks Redtail

A very well written article that features a lot of information. He's also a very active member in the furry fandom, including here! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ariana Windstorm (talkcontribs) .

Um, yay me?--Kendricks Redtail
Again, a bit lacking in references but in this case, they're more self-explanatory and not as controversial, but could still be improved. But still support. --Rat 05:53, 13 June 2007 (UTC)


A major group that does a lot in furry, has several hundred members. Multiple articles about their events too.--LAFFur 20:04, 26 April 2007 (UTC)

Individually the article isn't very large, so I think featuring the group of them all together is appropriate. --GreenReaper(talk) 12:56, 1 June 2007 (UTC)


Very detailed and accurate in describing the legend and the background history behind the legend as well as relevance to the furry fandom, wonderful pictures and layout.--Kendricks Redtail 21:57, 2 May 2007 (UTC)

It is indeed well laid-out. Pictures are nice. A good read in general. Not very furry, but there's a limit to the number of things you can say about furries and minotaurs. Needed extra Wikipedia links and a few tweaks, but it's good enough to be featured. --GreenReaper(talk) 01:17, 7 May 2007 (UTC)


People often confuse furries and therians. I think furries also confuse therians and crazy people, or like to use them as an excuse ("oh, you don't mean furries, you mean therians . . ."). This article goes some way towards addressing that. It goes into quite a bit of detail covering the various ways in which therianthropy may be experienced and expressed, and I doubt anyone who actually read it would be quick to say something like "therians are the people who think they are animals," which I've heard on a few occasions. --GreenReaper(talk) 00:54, 19 April 2007 (UTC)


I don't normally like to feature articles about people, as we have more than enough of them, and they're often rather trivial. However, this one actually has an important topic in it, art theft - and an example of how to go about redeeming a bad reputation. It is also well laid-out and appears relatively complete, including detailed biographical information which helps the reader understand the actions behind the name. --GreenReaper(talk) 01:50, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

The Astonishing Treehouse of the Secret Moon

A fairly long article with good descriptions of the locations and roleplay. The handover was a controversial topic, but the controversy is well-covered, though could be checked for NPOV by those who perhaps know it better. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:22, 25 Dec 2005 (UTC)

The Lion King MUCK

This could be a great featured article - I think it just needs a bit more about the history of the muck. Sectioning is good, and there's certainly a lot of information in there. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:33, 29 January 2007 (UTC)

I personally think TLK Muck should be next. --Kitch 00:45, 22 February 2007 (UTC)
Given that a lot of this history is in the other sections, which I've moved up, I agree. --GreenReaper(talk) 01:04, 26 February 2007 (UTC)


A good, well-written description of the sub-genre. Has a picture and links to associated sub-genre. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:20, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Jack Lynch Mysteries

Gives a good overview of the characters and the short stories that they occupy without giving away too much detail. Rather more is given on the background so that potential readers know the setting. Well written prose. No real need for a picture given the content. --GreenReaper(talk) 23:58, 21 April 2007 (UTC)


Shark Tale

A classic "good article" - it has a very detailed discussion of the storyline of the film that is an example for others to follow, as well as the controversies that surrounded it at release. --GreenReaper(talk) 19:45, 21 April 2007 (UTC)


Nominated because it has both detail (good) and a picture (frontpageable). Could use some section headings, however. Almafeta 11:13, 13 Sep 2005 (UTC)

This article really needs sections, more wikilinks and external links. Then I'll support its nomination. --Nidonocu - talk Nidonocu 13:18, 13 Sep 2005 (UTC)
I split the article up into sections, cleaned out excess HTML, and did some Wikifying of what I thought were relavent terms. External links still need to be added, though. I don't know enough about Ironclaw to do this and would prefur that someone more familliar with the game add in links. --Dmuth 20:59, 1 Nov 2005 (UTC)
I mostly support this nomination, as the article is currently useful and informative. However, there is still more improvement which could be made. -- Siege 23:50, 16 Nov 2005 (UTC)
I have one major problem with supporting this nomination - the Wikipedia article is still a fair bit better. --GreenReaper(talk) 18:36, 25 Dec 2005 (UTC)
it's good, you get it. by authority given to me by GreenReaper. cchristian


I think this is a very interesting article, which goes into great detail on its topic. Doesn't have a picture, but that can be solved (perhaps using the one from the first story, since it's lapsed to the public domain). --GreenReaper(talk) 05:51, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Endless Round MUCK

As I stated on this article's talk page last week, I think this is a strong article and a great example of detailed information gathering (including documenting events as they unfold, from references and the perceptions of editors), compromise, and collaboration. -- Sine 01:39, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Agreed. It seems solid. --GreenReaper(talk) 23:45, 29 October 2006 (UTC)


Admittedly, I'm biased. But it's informative, and has relevant pictures. Even links to a related video. --Rat 22:59, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

I was going to summarize and split off the history over the years into separate articles like the other long-running cons. Admittedly, this would make the core article shorter. Is this okay or would you like me to hold off? Otherwise, I think the article is fine and the time of year makes it more relevant. --Frizzy 00:58, 21 September 2006 (UTC)
Support: (1) The article looks strong enough to me and (2) a week before Howloween seems like a good time of year to feature the Howloween article (perhaps switch over around Oct 22 ?) . --EarthFurst 23:34, 16 October 2006 (UTC)
Agreed. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:13, 22 October 2006 (UTC)

The Lion King

Not only is this article itself a good introduction to the topic, it has spawned several whole subcategories for its characters, fan fiction and multiplayer worlds. Unsurprisingly, it also happens to be a key item of interest for those within the fandom. --GreenReaper(talk) 08:04, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

The Forest

One of the top three furry locations in Second Life for over a year. Lengthy details of its achievements, and its relatively sudden fall (it was not featured earlier only because the situation had not stabilized). Lots of illustrative pictures. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:12, 2 October 2006 (UTC)

The Furry Song

An important piece of furry media, recognized by most of those who have been around in the fandom for any significant length of time. Complete lyrics to the second version. Some good discussion of the various versions, and fan reception. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:15, 14 August 2006 (UTC)

Scott Malcomson

A pretty good article, and it doesn't just focus on the person's furry activities. Anyone have the rights or permission to put up an image? --GreenReaper(talk) 07:12, 8 May 2006 (UTC)

I sent a mail to Scott, and he posted an couple of images himself. --GreenReaper(talk) 19:49, 20 August 2006 (UTC)

Fur Affinity

Has graphics in the article, developed a lot on the wiki, reads fairly well. Also has links to WikiFur. --Rat 01:08, 14 August 2006 (UTC)

Linking to us should not be a factor. It is appreciated, but not in a way that should sway editorial judgment. :-)
I would recommend going through both it and ArtPlz with a fine-toothed comb before featuring either of them. There are a few too many unsubstantiated and/or inappropriately-pharsed statements regarding other sites in both for my liking. --GreenReaper(talk) 01:44, 14 August 2006 (UTC)
Various people have edited it and it now seems reasonable to me. It could be more comprehensive, but that's true of most of our featured articles. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:47, 21 August 2006 (UTC)


Well written, as you might expect . . . has a good picture, good use of structure, appropriate linking, topics are well covered. --GreenReaper(talk) 07:12, 14 August 2006 (UTC)


Thorough article with only a few red-links. No "needs-improvement" templates. Spaz Kitty 10:06, 12 July 2006 (UTC)

Agreed. I actually meant to feature this a few times already, but could never find a good image. I decided to just go in there and take a snapshot - as it happened, I found a statue of Beekin, which is what I was looking for previously. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 08:20, 17 July 2006 (UTC)

A Fox in the Works

I am nominating this article for featured article of the week because I feel it meets all criteria for a wikifur featured article. -- DeVandalizer 11:50, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

Looks reasonable enough. It's got a great synopsis, too. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:39, 8 July 2006 (UTC)
I disagree with this one, at least in the article's present state. The tone isn't very encyclopedia-ish (I need a smoother adjective) and the Places of interest section in particular doesn't seem to describe much of note. There's a lot of not-neutral POV in there, and significant grammatical and spelling problems. I went through about half the article working on those, but it's only a first and quite casual pass. -- Sine 00:37, 9 July 2006 (UTC)
I cleaned it up before I posted it, Sine. =3 Spaz Kitty 09:36, 12 July 2006 (UTC)

2, The Ranting Gryphon

One of the few articles about people that actually make a stab at being encyclopedic (mostly since a lot of it was ported from Wikipedia :-). Nice picture, good coverage of topic, good layout, relevant links. --GreenReaper(talk) 07:13, 3 July 2006 (UTC)

Second Life

Informative, evolved a bunch while on the wiki, has pictures. --Rat 00:27, 31 May 2006 (UTC)

Agreed. It also has several well-developed related articles (and some recent news, as it happens). --GreenReaper(talk) 02:37, 31 May 2006 (UTC)


A significant fanzine in the previous decade and a half. An immense list of contributors (it's heartening to see how many of them already have articles here, even if many of them are just stubs). Good background info. Large-breasted troll chicks. What's not to like? --GreenReaper(talk) 10:33, 1 June 2006 (UTC)


I think this is an important article, and not just for being a good overview of the topic. The furry fandom has always been haunted by stereotypes - many of them with some truth behind them. Denying them all does no good, as it just makes the defense against any of them look weak - and we should not be defending against stereotypes that are valid. Recognizing them for what they are and explaining that they are not always applicable is a far better response. --GreenReaper(talk) 10:41, 1 June 2006 (UTC)

The Lining

This has good content and layout and is of historical interest as well as current relevance . . . the only thing missing is an appropriate picture or two, and perhaps some input from those other than the owner, who shouldn't have to do all the work here as well. *grin* --GreenReaper(talk) 20:11, 25 Dec 2005 (UTC)

It's had a few more contributions, and I think it's ready. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:13, 23 April 2006 (UTC)

Sam Starfall

Who doesn't like Sam? Well, quite a few people, and with good reason! Still, I'm sure some of those would at least have cause to pause after reading this article, which is probably as good a writeup as Sam could hope to get. It also manages to be informative while retaining a sense of humour, which too few articles achieve. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:24, 12 April 2006 (UTC)

Trouble's Tales

An informative article on a long-running series. Controversy that shaped the name (though not for our purposes). mwalimu found a nice picture, too.

We actually got some flak for featuring this. True, it's a story about a sex slave. Should that disqualify it from the front page? WikiFur is not censored for minors. I think that extends to the front page as well. Obviously we shouldn't start going out of the way to put porn on there, but discussion of erotic material seems appropriate. It is, after all, part of the fandom. --GreenReaper(talk) 11:03, 1 June 2006 (UTC)


One of our first articles, and one of the longest and most detailed, instrumental in defining the limits of our personal information policy. Fact-checked by the person concerned, excepting the recent edits made while he was otherwise occupied. Heavily referenced. Several appropriate illustrations. It paints a sad tale, but sometimes that's life - and there's always the hope of a happy ending, despite all that has come to pass. --GreenReaper(talk) 10:50, 1 June 2006 (UTC)


WikiFur has many articles about people, but few go into detail as to the motivations and circumstances of the individual concerned, nor are most as interesting to read as this one. This is a true biography, covering not only furry fandom activity but actions in the wider world, and makes great front-page material. The additional material is also nice for those who take the time to read further. --GreenReaper(talk) 11:02, 21 March 2006 (UTC)

FurryFaire MUCK

Is a good article in most respects, though it would be nice if some of the redlinks on staff had been filled in. Contributions to the history from two separate parties. No picture required given the topic. --GreenReaper(talk) 02:01, 22 April 2007 (UTC)

FurNation Worlds

Lots of pictures, and textual coverage of all major areas. This article has actually improved since featuring, which is a nice bonus. --GreenReaper(talk) 20:18, 21 April 2007 (UTC)

Charles P. A. Melville

Not an ideal all-round article, but an great summary that demonstrates how to pack years of significance into three paragraphs, and a comprehensive list of works that goes on to show the breadth of the subject's contributions. It's a shame more of the redlinks aren't filled in, even now. --GreenReaper(talk) 00:01, 19 April 2007 (UTC)


In a way it's surprising that it took so long for Anthrocon to be featured. However, the intial article was ported over from Wikipedia, and then just tweaked for a while, as often happens. I try not to feature articles that have been ported, as obviously they don't represent the best of WikiFur, but the best of Wikipedia. Fortunately, various additions were made - including the details about the Adams Mark - that gave it that furry touch. That and I found the logo from some site, finally. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 09:51, 17 February 2006 (UTC)


Yerf is a long-running site with a long history and a significant impact on the furry fandom. I was very glad to see that it was back up, and as it happened I was just looking for an article to feature . . . and lo and behold, Yerf was available! --GreenReaper(talk) 04:30, 24 January 2006 (UTC)

Doug Winger

Doug is a member of the fandom whose art is widely known for its . . . distinctive characteristics. But, more to the point, the article about him was well-linked and had several interesting facts in and of itself, as well as a picture. I wouldn't normally feature articles this short, but it seemed to have everything else on the list, so I chose it. --GreenReaper(talk) 03:32, 25 January 2006 (UTC)


A rather nice article. Could perhaps do with more furry-specific stuff, and I am sure there are some pictures around for which the copyright has expired that could be put to good use. --GreenReaper(talk) 21:47, 25 Dec 2005 (UTC)

Added a picture, but I confess I'm a little vague as to what might constitute "furry-specific" in this context. Mowgli lives with lots of talking furry animals, but doesn't actually have fur of his own, though I'm sure he wishes he did. Lee M 14:16, 5 Jan 2006 (UTC)
I guess I was thinking more "in what way is this relevant to the furry fandom?" - who or what in particular has been inspired by, based on, or is related to Mowlgi, if anything? Why is it important? For example The Lion King has had a lot of fan-related activity, like The Lion King Fan-Art Archive and The Lion King MUCK - if there was a MowlgiMUCK I would expect to see it mentioned, for example. Not that I imagine there is such a thing, but you never know . . . *grins* --GreenReaper(talk) 02:48, 8 Jan 2006 (UTC)

Vixen Vending Machine

This was a great story, which is a big part of what WikiFur is all about. After all, a shared culture starts with shared stories, little in-jokes that only those who know will get. West Corner Of the Park is all about them (which is probably why some don't consider it funny - you had to be there :-). Hopefully more people know a little piece of FurryMUCK history, now. --GreenReaper(talk) 03:49, 25 January 2006 (UTC)


December 2005

Pokémon World MUCK

Yes! The dreaded Pokémon! Most people wouldn't call these creatures furries as such . . . but they're just a stepping-stone away. Unsurprisingly, a lot of younger people are finding their way into the furry fandom through this and other anime-related communities. Indeed, their MUCK community is just as involved, with a focus on roleplay . . . as well as battles, which have been all but forgotten in fandom MUCKs like FurryMUCK. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:38, 25 January 2006 (UTC)


I'd like to nominate SonicBlu's article. It has extensive information about a furry celebrity with ties to mainstream fandoms (primarily horror); it is well-organized and highly readable. -- Siege 23:39, 16 Nov 2005 (UTC)

This article should be chosen because Sonicblu is one of the best known in the furry community and i think he should be mentioned. --Panama Fox

Kimba the White Lion

Everybody's heard of The Lion King, but Kimba is a little more obscure. This just makes it more important for WikiFur to cover it, especially considering the later wave of anime that has become so popular in the fandom. Few people who watched this movie when it first came out are around today, yet some of them are the same people who went on to found the funny animal fandom, which led (in part) to the furry fandom. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:19, 25 January 2006 (UTC)

Midwest FurFest

MFF has a long history - over ten years, if you count the furry track at Duckon. For furs from the midwest, and beyond, it's become a nice way to spend the weekend before Thanksgiving. The article could probably have been better at the time it was featured (and now - there's still too little on the unique aspects of MFF as compared to other conventions), but there was more than enough to make a good front page feature. --GreenReaper(talk) 07:06, 25 January 2006 (UTC)

November 2005


These guys are cute. And green! OK, OK, real reasons - excellent background description of species, clearly something that is well-developed on Furscape. Well-organized sections. Links to Wikipedia where appropriate. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:43, 8 April 2006 (UTC)

Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew

An interesting look back on one of the few anthropomorphic comic books available at around the time that the fandom was beginning. Would have been Comic of the Week except that hadn't been invented at the time. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:37, 8 April 2006 (UTC)


An interesting topic - we could all do with learning more about furry-created species. Heck, they're older than I am! :-) And yes, I'm aware that The Prancing Skiltaire was featured, but that was a while back, and this article has more than enough to stand out on its own. It beat out longer competitors like The Lining by being a better overall article (having a picture, lots of useful links, etc). --GreenReaper(talk) 02:45, 13 Nov 2005 (UTC)


Far more than just a description of kitsune in the furry fandom, this article goes a long way towards explaining the background of this popular species, including several topics normally glossed-over by players (if they even know about them). An extensive links section provides ample resources for those wishing to learn more. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:53, 8 April 2006 (UTC)

October 2005

No articles were designated as featured articles until the end of October. Instead, development proceeded on the main page and Community Central, and new articles of interest were featured in WikiFur:Did you know? --GreenReaper(talk) 06:37, 6 Nov 2005 (UTC)

Furry Weekend Atlanta

My initial impulse was to feature Midwest FurFest, but while that article was long, it wasn't particularly cohesive. Looking around for similar articles, I found this one. A young, but rapidly growing convention with a nicely-formatted, informative article - perfect! :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 21:13, 30 Oct 2005 (UTC)

September 2005

This is missing the articles I featured earlier this month. Will write why I featured them later. See August for examples of how to do it. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:13, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)


Being the first furry conference, one might have expected ConFurence to be the first to be featured as well, but as it happened Feral! beat it to the mark. This might be due to the sheer size of the topic - a conference spanning 15 years takes some time to write about. I figured that since people were already well on their way to breaking out the article into a set of subarticles by year, the main article was probably overdue for featuring. The article was a little fragmented in places, but it gave a good idea of the topic.

The only real problem was a lack of a picture, but fortunately the old website was still up, and I found a conveniently-shaped logo on the issue of InFurNation announcing events of 1996 (I think the logo itself was more the 2002 era :-). --GreenReaper(talk) 05:17, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Meet the Feebles

An import, but an amusing one. :-) It's a fun movie, with interesting characters, and the article had a good picture and good lead text. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:55, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)


I think this would be great . . . except that it has no picture. Anyone know any dragon-artists that might be willing to donte some art, or some public-domain dragons? Preferably more than one, as there's plenty of room in the article. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:12, 15 Sep 2005 (UTC)

What size would be preferred min/max for an image/images? I have several pieces that would be appropriate that I can crop and edit. --ToyDragon(talk)
Probably anywhere from 100 to 250 or maybe 300 in width? Height is more flexible because the page will scroll down anyway, we just don't want it too squashed. Perhaps more if you have a particularly wide but short one that would be good as a divider somewhere.
Note that MediaWiki has a variety of image tags (somewhat described in our help and further in the guide linked from there) that can be used to make thumbnails and the like, so full artwork can be uploaded for viewing if desired while still remaining reasonable in size on the page (cropping is appropriate if you want to show a detail of a larger piece inline). --GreenReaper(talk) 04:32, 16 Sep 2005 (UTC)
You got it boss! --ToyDragon(talk)
Looks good. It's done. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:50, 16 Sep 2005 (UTC)

The Wotch

This one popped up while I was at the PDC and somewhat pressed for time. I needed a featured article quickly while I was dealing with other matters, so I took a look at the new articles, and sure enough, there was one there. A little bland, but certainly informative. --GreenReaper(talk) 08:12, 24 Sep 2005 (UTC)


Number of relevant categories, well-linked, pretty peekshur at the top. I think it's pretty good. Almafeta 14:05, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Support - it's well laid out and flows well, although I think more could be said on the topic. --GreenReaper(talk) 17:16, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)
What article couldn't that be said about?  ;) Almafeta 17:53, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Gaming Guardians

A little short, but contained good link-ins to other featured articles. Somehow it managed to cover the topic of both comics and online communities and role-playing games in one fell swoop, which I thought was something of an achievement. It even inspired me to edit Wikipedia's powergaming article! A good thing it was featured before it grew yet more powerful. --GreenReaper(talk) 08:25, 24 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Funday PawPet Show

What could be more furry than a long-running television show about a group of pawpets, especially when you consider it's for charity? It was topical, and the article had a cute logo, too. --GreenReaper(talk) 03:34, 22 Sep 2005 (UTC)


What with one thing and another (or come to think of it, maybe just one thing), I was looking for an article which could be undeniably viewed as appropriate for featuring. The number-one comic on the Belfry WebComics Index seemed like a good plan. This one had mostly been copied from Wikipedia, but that didn't make it any less appropriate, although I did give it a few touch-ups. --GreenReaper(talk) 07:30, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Did you know? This article was actually selected after Funday Pawpet Show, but moved up because it was a bit silly to feature that on a Saturday rather than a Sunday.

Something Awful

Whew. Now, this was a contentious one. I've said most of what I wanted to say over there, but I'll also say that, amazingly enough, no troll invasions or mass tragedy resulted from it remaining the featured article for the day. People take this stuff too seriously sometimes (me included! :-). --GreenReaper(talk) 07:08, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Ursa Major Awards

A useful article full of pointers to some of the best anthropomorphic works out there. Admittedly, it was a little low on body text, but for some topics lists are always going to dominate. It's nice to see many of the featured artists and topics already have articles, although it could always do with improvement.

As for the image, I've not said it before, but I'll say it again - official logos are an ever-useful source of images for articles that have none. I did actually spend some time making one that was more transparent so it would show up better, but it ended up just looking washed out. Sometimes the quickest mods are the best. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 06:58, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

CSI and PafCon (CSI)

I decided to feature these two together because they were closely-related articles - PafCon had some nice images while CSI had the majority of the text. Together, they give a good picture of the show and the issues surroinding it, and perhaps more importantly the response from the community. Obviously it's also an important topic to the fandom in terms of media relations, although people tend to overestimate the effect it has, and media coverage has been worse. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:49, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Badly Drawn Kitties

Good pictures (albeit badly drawn). Good flow and formatting. Length. What's more to say? --GreenReaper(talk) 08:08, 24 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Furry art

Not one of the usual articles we have, this summary article covers a wide range of topic, and manages to be highly informative while remaining interesting to read. The link section is the best part, with many useful resources for those wanting to learn more. I wish we had more articles like this. --GreenReaper(talk) 03:37, 22 Sep 2005 (UTC)


The first convention to be mentioned, Feral! definitely has some dedicated members judging by the quality of the article written for it (and by reading the linked pages!) - detailed history for each year, good links, and even a few pictures. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:28, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

The Napping Cat's Dream

I found this topic rather intruiging, but aside from that, it had a picture, was well laid-out and well-written, had appropriate internal and external links, and was of a significant length. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:14, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Brutal: Paws of Fury

A little shorter than previous game articles, but still worth reading. Good summaries of all characters, and details of expansions as well. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:59, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)


This was one of those convenient featured articles, showing up a few days beforehand with copious detail on the subject and a suitable picture. It got even better a few days afterwards, which was nice to see - a few featured articles have ended up stagnating, which is a shame. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:55, 19 Sep 2005 (UTC)

August 2005

Star Fox

A neat layout of pictures, of which there was certainly many, and a nice flow through the older games to the present day. Oh, and lots and lots of body text! --GreenReaper(talk) 06:09, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures

A nice polished article produced by some fans of the series. Certainly worth of featuring, even if a lot of it came from Wikipedia - I believe they'd written it there as well. --GreenReaper(talk) 06:08, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Werewolf: the Apocalypse

Another fairly obvious choice. A little dry in some places (lots of lists, few pictures), but full of information about the game, and what pictures were there worked well. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:57, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)


The factuality of parts of this article were dubious. The topic was of questionable importance. But counterbalancing that, it was a great article in terms of flow, layout, comprehensiveness, interest and pictures, and that's what being a featured article is (almost) all about. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:15, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Burned Furs

Another not-quite-compelling choice. The topic was good, but the article could have been better. Unfortunately, I didn't know enough about it or have time enough to research enough knowledge to improve it. At least most people with an acquaintance with the fandom will have heard of them, unlike the next topic. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:11, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Tapestries MUCK

This was another of the "ack, no featured article options, I'll have to use one I've worked on" choices. Worse, a lot of it was copied from Wikipedia. For shame! Still, Wikipedia content is really as good as original content if people haven't seen it, and making that happen is the important part. --GreenReaper(talk) 05:09, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

The Prancing Skiltaire

This is one I was tempted to feature just for the topic. Fortunately, the writing was great as well, and it had lots of neat trivia - a good historical source. I managed to get Mark Merlino onto WikiFur as well, and he added some further interesting stuff. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:58, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)


Now this was interesting. Initially unpromising, the majority of this article just popped up as a collaboration by Skippyfox and Rama. It was immediately obvious that this article was feature quality. Of course, a few days later people got into a squabble about just how sexual it was, but eh! --GreenReaper(talk) 04:52, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)


This was one of my early projects, reading through the history and learning a few interesting tidbits. To be honest, I didn't enjoy having to feature this article - I didn't think it had reached its potential (and I still don't, though the improvements to the locations are encouraging). Nevertheless, it had a picture (of sorts), good layout, and was certainly long enough. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:46, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Now this was a tricky choice. A bit short, and a lot contentious, but again, one of the better laid-out articles, and it had some good links. And heck, I've always been a fan of the work presented by the site, although sometimes they're a bit raw. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:44, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)


Two nice pictures, a lot of text (perhaps too much - I think at the time it could have done with being more broken-up). Some good linking. I didn't write it. All good things! --GreenReaper(talk) 04:43, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)


A controversial choice, to be sure (particularly by those who had been hurt by goons in the past, and who mistrusted the person represented), but at the time it was a no-brainer, being by far the most professionaly-designed article, both rich in relevant content and a pleasure to read. My only concern was that people would think I was featuring the user, not the article, as indeed occurred. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:41, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

World Tree

Good picture, and at the time it was one of the longest articles on WikiFur. I was a bit cagey about putting this on the front page (as I always am when featuring pages I significantly contributed to), but nobody complained. It's interesting to watch the list of red links in the artists section slowly turn to blue links over time. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 04:33, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Ninja High School

This page had good layout, a set of good pictures including one usable on the front page, and was obviously written by a fan, including quite a bit of trivia. --GreenReaper(talk) 04:29, 12 Sep 2005 (UTC)