I have a little problem. I don’t know what to do. This is the problem: a fur [is] accusing me as a fursona stealer. His name is J--- C------. He is attacking my Facebook friends. He is threating them. And me. He tells me I stole his fursona. Well two weeks ago a fur friended me. He was a pig fur. Name J--- in Savannah, Georgia. JC accused me of stealing his pig fursona. Then he is posting on Facebook and other websites, saying I’m a fursona stealer. This is not true. I never steal anyone’s fursonas. But I already blocked him and reported him. But he is creating bunch of accounts telling all the furs who are on my Facebook friends list that I’m a fursona stealer. Cause of this I lost J as my Facebook friend. So J blocked me. On both accounts I tried to tell him. But JC is still posting somewhere, telling all the furs I’m a fursona stealer. Plus I been warned 3 times on Facebook. If he keep doing this, I might lose all my Facebook friends and my Facebook accounts. I already block JC on both accounts. But he is still posting that I’m a Fursona stealer. I don’t know what to do. Can you please give me advice?
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All of this is very immature trolling on JC’s part. It’s also immature of your so-called friends to unfriend you because of some unsubstantiated accusations by some derp. True friends would believe YOU and not this troll, who is just doing this because he is a pathetic worm with nothing better to do with his life than make other people feel bad.
Papabear knows you personally, Brownee, and if you want to send them my way I will vouch for you that you are not a thief and do not steal people’s ideas about fursonas.
There’s a couple of things about fursonas, while we’re on the topic. 1) They are not copyrighted, and so, to be honest, they are kind of fair game if someone wants to “steal” one. 2) People who do steal fursona ideas from other people are just showing how unoriginal their thinking is, but are not committing a crime. 3) You can report “stealing a fursona” to FB admins, but they probably won’t take the complaint seriously, so I don’t know why FB is warning you about this.
So, Brownee, the point is, your real friends will stay true to you, like me! You do not have to worry about losing your real friends because they won’t believe this B.S. Secondly, and I think I’ve told you this in private conversations before, you shouldn’t worry about the rantings of a derp because they are not to be respected. The only opinions that should matter to you are those that come from people who deserve respect.
If you really still care, though, I would go back in your post records, as far as you can go, and find the first time you posted anything related to your fursona and show it as evidence of when you started using that fursona. I’m not sure what evidence this other person has. Do you use the same fursona name? Does the fursona look the same? I mean, if both fursonas are pigs, and there isn’t much unique about them other than they are pigs, that is not really evidence of stealing. If there were, on the other hand, unique characteristics they both share (say, both pigs have purple hooves, wear leather jackets, have an ear ring in the left ear, and go by the name Percy) then there might be a problem. I guess the best way for me to determine that is if you sent me a jpeg of both fursonas to look at.
Anyway, Brownee, you really are letting yourself get overly flustered over this. It’s just a fursona and a troll who is a big fat derp. Your real friends will stick by you, and any friend who drops you because of this is not a real friend.
So, you know, chill, bear.
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