Forum:Hi! (another new member page)

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Hi everyone! My name is Shade23 and I am new to the community. I stumbled upon the idea through a podcast i was listening to, and the more i think about it, I feel I have always been one. I always chose the animal races in videogames (which i play a lot of), and I have always loved the idea of living in something like World of Warcraft or some other place with animal-humanoids. I wanted to make a fursona, but I don't really know where to start. Also I am in school and I live with my family -who no nothing of this- and I don't have any friends that I know of that are furries, only a few even know what the word means... but if someone could show me how to get started into the whole thing that would be great. Thanks!P.S. I don't really know how to use wiki's either so if this comes out all weird sorry.Shade23 01:46, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Welcome! I'm also really new at this so I'll just tell you what I did, Read as much of wikifur as you feel you need to. You don't need to choose a fursona right now, some people just have it come to them later. I'd recomend you check you livejournal, there're a few fur communitys there that you could talk to, furrtive is a good one. Lemme just hand you this advice: You don't have to tell everyone, it's like being a stargate fan or something, not a fact you need to spread about. I play warcraft too, if you play try the fursofwow board, I got I use the same name on lovejournal so if you have more questions ask me. Try to avoid youtube, the anti-fur sentiment can be sorta bad on youtube and they don't have any clue, so don't worry about what they say. I'm rambleing, welcome and enjoy the fandom. Xeans 20:18, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Welcome to WikiFur!=) I, too, am new here and I had that feeling you have, too. Infact, that's almost the same position I am in right now, except that I don't play WoW, but don't worry, I'm friendly!=)I also recommend you do what Xeans said, "You don't have to tell everyone.".

Ippongi Mert 20:03, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the warm welcome guys :D I feel like I am starting to get a grasp of this whole communityShade23 18:42, 30 March 2008 (UTC)