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September 2019

Newsbytes archive for August 2019

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Contributors this month include 2cross2affliction, BlindWolf8, dronon, earthfurst, GreenReaper, mwalimu, Rakuen Growlithe, and TyphonDog.

Did you win the MFF Room lottery?

Jackpot! - (Won main hotel; or one sought after)
15% (16 votes)
A Boobie Prize - (won side hotel; or not preferred hotel)
4% (4 votes)
Can't lose what you don't enter
70% (75 votes)
I don't feel so good... (no)
11% (12 votes)
Votes: 107

Tails and Tornadoes Fur Con raises $7000 for wildlife rescue

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Tails and Tornadoes Fur Con Oklahoma's first three-day hotel furry convention, Tails and Tornadoes Fur Con (TTFC), has a lot to celebrate after their inaugural convention – themed as "Taking Oklahoma by Storm", and focusing on local furs and their experiences of wild weather.

The convention, held August 30-September 1 at the Southern Hills Marriott in Tulsa, OK, has been in the works for over a year, after organizers saw increased attendance at local meets, such as a furry bowling event.

TTFC's mission is to produce events with educational value surrounding the topic of anthropomorphic arts – and to raise awareness of local wildlife rescue organizations, such as their current charity, Safari's Sanctuary, based in Broken Arrow, OK.

TTFC 2019 hosted at least 507 attendees and 86 fursuiters, and raised $7000 for their charity. Chair Peace Wolf lead a team of sixty staff and advisors, working with TTFC's first two Guests of Honor, Stormi the Folf (of Mississippi) and Citrinelle (Texas).

Based on attendance, TTFC is currently the 46th largest furry convention globally. Next year's TTFC is to be held September 4-6, 2020, with the theme "Rawring 20's" — Guest of Honour and event details will be listed on the convention's website, once available.

Furry butt rock band releases song in celebration of Area 51 weekend

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It is September 21st, 2019 and the long awaited weekend spurned on by internet memes has arrived for Nevada as the raid Area 51 festivities are underway. As with most things on the internet, the actual event of raiding the facility seemed to not gain as much traction on the ground as it did by the wire.

But that didn't stop one furry rock band from making a song that could have easily been performed at the music festival proposed. The rock band called Scratch 21 released a single called Ayleeyuns. It is in the style called 'butt rock', which most furries may know from Crush 40, the band that does the themes for many 3D Sonic games. For those not in the gaming community, it falls in the Blink182 or Green Day style of rock you'd hear on the radio in the 1990s.

Multiverse, hopes to bridge the communities of Fantasy, Sci-fi, & Horror Fans—Furries included

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Mutiverse_0.jpgEditors Disclosure: This article has been posted by the communications director of the convention.
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Multiverse, a brand-new convention for fans of science fiction, fantasy, horror, comics, furry culture, and more, will hold its debut event from October 18th to October 20th in Atlanta, GA.

The convention, located at the Hilton Atlanta Airport, will bring together fans, authors, artists, and other creators, all of whom share a common passion⁠—genre fiction. Attendees can expect sci-fi, fantasy, and horror media, tabletop role-playing games, cosplay, and other beloved staples of “geekery” to feature heavily at Multiverse.

“Panel discussions, a fursuit festival, an art gallery, a gaming hall, and even a charity auction for the nonprofit RAICES⁠—it’s going to be so much fun, truly,” says convention chair Allie Charlesworth. “Whether you love Game of Thrones or Black Panther, the movie Get Out or Dungeons and Dragons or even My Little Pony, this is absolutely your con.”