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  1. A Newbie's Guide to Otherkin Forums

    One of the first things I tell people when I join an otherkin forum is that I've been part of the online kin community for a long time; in Internet terms, that means about 15 years. This isn't just to stroke my ego; I want to make sure people know that I speak from experience. I've been in many positions on many forums, and certain things always remain the same. That's where this guide comes in; it's my way of helping to prepare you for what you'll encounter here. There are all sorts of...
  2. Forum Etiquette

    The change in temperament and quality in communities found on social sites that have little ways of controlling the stream of information (tumblr, facebook, reddit, youtube, etc.) versus the otherkin forums is drastic and intimidating. This sudden change in community process has been known to make those new to the forum welcome wagons feel violated, defensive, attacked, angered, sometimes even intimidated to the point where they flee the forum and swear off forums period. This contributes to...
  3. Finding Reputable Sources

    The nonhuman community as a whole has, for a long time, had deep roots in fact and reason. Members are encouraged to question things, and bring new information to the table when it arises - so it's no surprise that there are a number of articles and resources on nonhumanity. However, just like picking wild berries, some of these resources may not be as good as they seem. It's important to be able to tell which are "good," and exactly how far you can take that "goodness." A lot of the basics...
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