FA 013 AD Twitter Etiquette

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Episode 13- AD Twitter Etiquette 04/06

Intro 00:00:38

  • Furry Weekend Atlanta recap

    • Approx 45 attendees, despite last minute schedule change and listing as an after dark panel

Topic 00:02:45

What is the purpose of an AD account? 00:04:00

  • Venting

    • Don’t mix with sexual stuff

    • Don’t kink / slut shame from a sexual account

  • Kinks

  • Flirting / role-play

  • Flirting with intent

  • Know the risks

    • Protected vs. unprotected

    • Be prepared for worst case scenarios

    • Twitter is not your safe space

Distinguishing flirting from flirting with intent 00:18:00

  • Make it clear whether you are simply flirting for purpose of excitement and pawing off, or whether you actually are attempting to establish an IRL sexual connection with whomever you are speaking with

  • Avoid setting up false expectations

    • Don’t lead people on, tell them you’ll play at a con if you don’t have that intention, etc.

AD accounts in relationships 00:24:00

  • Is it cheating?

  • Individual accounts vs couple accounts

Knowing when to reply / DM 00:30:30

  • Are they over 18?

  • Don’t insert yourself into others’ RPs / flirtations unless you know it is welcome

  • If someone repeatedly fails to engage with your flirtations, let it drop gracefully

  • Remember that no one owes you nudes, roleplays, or sex

What is / is not appropriate to share 00:46:40

  • Kiss and tell only with permission

  • Don’t share photos of others without permission

  • Don’t share face pics without permission

  • Don’t save or repost without permission

  • Don’t kink or slut shame. Period.

  • Don’t lead off with RP

Question(s) 01:12:10

  • My ex and I entered into a master / pet style relationship without setting boundaries. Now that the relationship is over, I'm still having problems getting over him. What should I do?
    Name Withheld via Twitter

Closer 01:26:30

  • Next week’s topic: Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • Contact info (Telegram group, Twitter, Contact page, etc)

  • Leave a review on iTunes

  • Other business FurTheMore

    • Non-monogamous Furry Relationships 101

    • Saturday, April 8th 5p - 6:30p Montpelier Room (Panel 2) (Q&A dinner to follow)

      • If the Q&A dinner is at Smashburger Metriko will try to shove lots of fries in his mouth

Metriko Oni

Metriko Oni is a former government environmental disaster mitigations expert with a focus on outreach, education, and policy writing. He now works with computers. He has been active in the fandom since 2013 and has been an advocate for transparent lines of communication. His interests include philosophy, media, futurism, and speculative fiction.