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Sunday, July 7th, 2002

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2:19a
LAFF Census Part 4
Poll #45048 Laff Census part 4

What is your job, (check the one you are)

No answer
0(0.0%)
I have no job
3(12.0%)
Administrative/Secretarial
3(12.0%)
Agriculture
2(8.0%)
Audio/Visual
2(8.0%)
Cashier
5(20.0%)
Chemical Engineer
1(4.0%)
Cleaning
0(0.0%)
[Computers] Programming/coding
2(8.0%)
[Computers] Tech support
2(8.0%)
[Computers] Software testing
0(0.0%)
[Computers] Computer Tech (hardware)
0(0.0%)
[Computers] Consultant/Admin
0(0.0%)
Cooking
0(0.0%)
Customer Service/Call Venter
3(12.0%)

Job continued..

Data Entry
0(0.0%)
Dispatching
0(0.0%)
Drawing (that which earns money)
1(14.3%)
Electronics
0(0.0%)
Factory
0(0.0%)
Graphic Arts
0(0.0%)
Hotel/Motel (auditor)
0(0.0%)
Maintenance
0(0.0%)
Management
1(14.3%)
Mascoting
0(0.0%)
Military
0(0.0%)
Piloting
0(0.0%)
Press Operating
0(0.0%)
Quality Inspection
0(0.0%)
Radio/TV Broadcasting
1(14.3%)

Job continued..

IRS
0(0.0%)
Retail
1(50.0%)
Sales/Marketing
0(0.0%)
Security Personnel
0(0.0%)
Shipping/Recieving
0(0.0%)
Telemarketing
0(0.0%)
Tutoring
0(0.0%)
Truck/Delivery Driving
0(0.0%)
TV/VCR Repair
0(0.0%)
Typesetting/Proofreading
0(0.0%)
USPS/UPS/FexEx
0(0.0%)
Warehouse
0(0.0%)
Welder
0(0.0%)

Other Not listed? Type it in..

2:19a
Laff Census Part 3
Poll #45049 LAFF Census Part 3

Hobbies! Visual Arts

art appreciation
10(28.6%)
drawing
1(2.9%)
graphic design
0(0.0%)
painting
0(0.0%)
photography
3(8.6%)
sculpting
0(0.0%)

Literature

bookstore browsing
0(0.0%)
journal keeping
1(2.9%)
[reading] classics
0(0.0%)
[reading] contemporary
0(0.0%)
[reading] fantasy
1(2.9%)
[reading] horror
0(0.0%)
[reading] mystery
0(0.0%)
[reading] romance
0(0.0%)
[reading] sci fi
0(0.0%)
[reading] Shakespeare
0(0.0%)
[reading] other/furry
1(2.9%)
publishing
0(0.0%)
writing prose
0(0.0%)
writing poetry
0(0.0%)

Media

keeping up with current events
1(2.8%)
MST3King
0(0.0%)
politics
0(0.0%)
pro wrestling
0(0.0%)
[reading] comic books/manga
0(0.0%)
[reading] comic strips
1(2.8%)
[reading] periodicals (newspapers/magazines)
0(0.0%)
[watching] Movies
0(0.0%)
[watching] Anime
0(0.0%)
[watching] Cartoons
0(0.0%)
[watching] TV
0(0.0%)
[watching] sports/games
0(0.0%)

Computers

graphics software
0(0.0%)
into Macintosh
0(0.0%)
MU)ing/online roleplay
1(2.7%)
programming/coding
0(0.0%)
self-described technogeek
0(0.0%)
tinkering with computers
0(0.0%)
building computers
0(0.0%)
web design/page building
0(0.0%)
web surfing
2(5.4%)
newsgroup surfing
0(0.0%)

Gaming

Playing RPGs (the pencil and paper kind)
0(0.0%)
running RPG's/GMing
0(0.0%)
online computer games (EQ/UO etc)
1(3.0%)
video/computer games
1(3.0%)
Hot Death Uno
0(0.0%)
Other gaming (card/board)
3(9.1%)
gambling
0(0.0%)
pinball
1(3.0%)
arcades
0(0.0%)
puzzles
1(3.0%)

Sciences

astronomy
1(2.9%)
biology
1(2.9%)
cartography
0(0.0%)
chemistry
0(0.0%)
history
0(0.0%)
mathematics
1(2.9%)
occult
1(2.9%)
philosphy
0(0.0%)
theology
1(2.9%)
anthropology
0(0.0%)
trivia/useless knowledge
4(11.8%)

Sports $ Physical Recreation

baseball/softball
0(0.0%)
basketball
0(0.0%)
bicycling
0(0.0%)
bowling
4(14.8%)
football
0(0.0%)
golf
0(0.0%)
ice skating
0(0.0%)
in-line skating
1(3.7%)
laser tag
1(3.7%)
working out
0(0.0%)
running/jogging
0(0.0%)
skitting
0(0.0%)
tennis
0(0.0%)
swimming
1(3.7%)
volleyball
1(3.7%)

Great Outdoors

backpacking
0(0.0%)
being in the outdoors/nature
3(9.4%)
birding
0(0.0%)
boating (non-sail)
0(0.0%)
camping
0(0.0%)
fishing
0(0.0%)
gardening
0(0.0%)
hiking/going on walks
2(6.2%)
horseback riding
0(0.0%)
hunting
0(0.0%)
kite flying
1(3.1%)
sailing
0(0.0%)
skydiving/parachuting
0(0.0%)
snow sculpting
0(0.0%)
snowmobiling
1(3.1%)

Music

Filking
0(0.0%)
music appreciation
0(0.0%)
[playing] guitar
0(0.0%)
[playing] brass
0(0.0%)
[playing] strings
0(0.0%)
[playing] flute
0(0.0%)
[playing] woodwinds
0(0.0%)
[playing] piano
0(0.0%)
[playing] drums
0(0.0%)
singing
1(2.8%)
writing/recording
0(0.0%)
radio
3(8.3%)
collecting CDs
0(0.0%)
collecting MP3s
2(5.6%)

Performing Arts

dancing
1(3.6%)
fire eating
0(0.0%)
[fursuiting] just interested
8(28.6%)
[fursuiting] actively building
0(0.0%)
[fursuiting] involved in performing
0(0.0%)
general costuming
1(3.6%)
juggling
0(0.0%)
puppetry
0(0.0%)
radio production
0(0.0%)
theater/dramageek
1(3.6%)
videographing/tape editing
1(3.6%)
theater techie
0(0.0%)

Handicrafts

building models
0(0.0%)
cooking
8(36.4%)
cross-stich
1(4.5%)
leatherwork
1(4.5%)
metal cutting
0(0.0%)
painting minitures
0(0.0%)
woodworking
0(0.0%)
jewelry making
1(4.5%)
quilting
0(0.0%)
Ren-outfit making
2(9.1%)

Social

backrubs
0(0.0%)
being silly
0(0.0%)
convention attending
0(0.0%)
convention planning/staff
0(0.0%)
debating
0(0.0%)
hanging out with friends
0(0.0%)
making others happy
0(0.0%)
punning
0(0.0%)
scritching
0(0.0%)
sex/yiffing
0(0.0%)
snuggling
0(0.0%)

Warring Times / Mechanics (No they don't go together but.. running out of questions)

being in the SCA
1(4.5%)
fencing
0(0.0%)
gun enthusiaist
0(0.0%)
heraldic weaponry (sword enthusiaist)
1(4.5%)
martial arts
1(4.5%)
war reenactments
0(0.0%)
aviation
1(4.5%)
car racing
0(0.0%)
driving cars
4(18.2%)
racing cars
0(0.0%)
ricing cars (not racing)
0(0.0%)
railroading
2(9.1%)
tinkering with cars and other machinery
1(4.5%)

Everything Else

antiquing
0(0.0%)
collecting collectibles for collections
0(0.0%)
architecture
0(0.0%)
caring for/watching animals
0(0.0%)
drinking booze
1(3.3%)
cigarettes
0(0.0%)
smoking other...
0(0.0%)
electronics
0(0.0%)
handyman
0(0.0%)
magic
0(0.0%)
museums
1(3.3%)
roller coaster fun
2(6.7%)
shipping
0(0.0%)

Finally.. what did I miss? Just type them in!

2:20a
LAFF Census Part 2
Poll #45050 LAFF part 2

What is your main characters species? LJ has a max of 15 entries per question.. if you don't fit in the group of 15.. just go to the next section.. An 'other' where you can type anything you want is at the very end. An now.. CANINES!

[Dog] Siberian husky
1(7.1%)
[Dog] Blue Heeler
0(0.0%)
[Dog] Dalmation
0(0.0%)
[Dog] Doberman
0(0.0%)
[Dog] dog/wold hybrid
0(0.0%)
arctic fox
0(0.0%)
red fox
2(14.3%)
fennec fox
1(7.1%)
other fox
0(0.0%)
red wolf
0(0.0%)
grey/timber wolf
6(42.9%)
arctic wolf
0(0.0%)
jackal
0(0.0%)
coyote
0(0.0%)
nonspecific or other canine (Use the other box as well)
4(28.6%)

FELINE

bobcat
0(0.0%)
cheetah
2(16.7%)
domestic cat
3(25.0%)
jaguar
0(0.0%)
jaguarundi
1(8.3%)
leopard
0(0.0%)
lynx
0(0.0%)
lion
0(0.0%)
Pallas' Cat
0(0.0%)
puma/cougar
0(0.0%)
snow leopard
0(0.0%)
tiger
1(8.3%)
fair/mythical cat
1(8.3%)
cat'taur
1(8.3%)
nonspecific feline (use other as well)
1(8.3%)

URSOID / MUSTELID

brown bear / grizzly
2(28.6%)
polar bear
0(0.0%)
black bear
0(0.0%)
panda
0(0.0%)
red panda
0(0.0%)
raccoon
1(14.3%)
badger
0(0.0%)
ferret
0(0.0%)
mink or weasel
0(0.0%)
otter
0(0.0%)
skunk
2(28.6%)
other Ursoid/mustelid (use other too)
1(14.3%)

CHIROPTERA / RODENT / UNGULATE

fruit bat
0(0.0%)
vampire bat
1(100.0%)
hamster
0(0.0%)
mouse
0(0.0%)
squirrel
0(0.0%)
horse
0(0.0%)
llama
0(0.0%)
sheep
0(0.0%)
unicorn
0(0.0%)

INSECTIVORES / AVIAN / MISC

aardvark
0(0.0%)
hedgehog / porcupine
0(0.0%)
opossum
0(0.0%)
eagle
0(0.0%)
hawk
0(0.0%)
crow
0(0.0%)
gryffin
0(0.0%)
dragon
1(16.7%)
reptile (croc/turtle/snake)
0(0.0%)
wookie
1(16.7%)
shapeshifter of some sort
0(0.0%)
hybrid (eg, catdragon, hedgefox, skox) USE OTHER!
2(33.3%)
I have no furry persona
0(0.0%)

OTHER - alright.. none fit for you.. so what are you?

How long have you been on the LAFF mailing list? (ignore short lapses of leave)

less than 6 months
4(10.8%)
6 months to a year
4(10.8%)
1 to 2 years
6(16.2%)
2 to 3 years
5(13.5%)
3 to 4 years
3(8.1%)
over 4 years
15(40.5%)

How do you relate to furry?

no answer
1(2.7%)
Fan (It's a hobby for me)
10(27.0%)
Lifestyler (It's a spiritual/metaphysical thing for me)
0(0.0%)
Both
18(48.6%)
I don't know
7(18.9%)
I don't care
1(2.7%)
2:26a
LAFF 2002 Census
Yes.. here it is in it's full glory. After much trouble finding other means to do this online, livejournal has come through for making the census work! Here's the facts and have fun!:

1. This poll is more private than before. No one is collecting and tabulating your answers, LJ is doing it. In other words, don't lie. No one will know your secret.
2. Please answer all 4 parts if you are going to participate
3. The final results will be posted to the official LAFF mailing list in about 2 or 3 weeks
4. You do NOT need a livejournal to do this survey!
5. You DO need to be a LAFF member to answer this. You do not need to be an active member or even in the area but as long as you are subscribed to the LAFF list and read it once in awhile you are welcome to participate
6. Sorry for spamming ya' with such long polls those who use LJ regularly d=
7. This was made by Artemis and Mistletoe
8. Sorry for any typo that may come up.. I'm sure there'll be a few

Have fun!

Poll #45051 LAFF Census Part 1

Furry Alias:

Current real life age:

Do you play multiple chracters?

yes
23(52.3%)
no
21(47.7%)
no answer
0(0.0%)

How long have you known about the furry fandom/community? (This is NOT asking how long you have been a furry/fan of furry.)

no answer
0(0.0%)
less than 6 months
0(0.0%)
from 6 months to 1 year
2(4.5%)
from 1 to 2 years
1(2.3%)
from 2 to 3 years
4(9.1%)
from 3 to 4 years
5(11.4%)
from 4 to 5 years
6(13.6%)
from 5 to 6 years
11(25.0%)
from 6 to 7 years
5(11.4%)
from 7 to 8 years
5(11.4%)
from 9 to 10 years
2(4.5%)
over 10 years
3(6.8%)

What is your real-life location of residence (or nearest major city)? This is seperated into 2 questions do to LJ limit

NOT IL/WI
9(21.4%)
Chicago, IL
7(16.7%)
Western suburbs from Chicago, IL
2(4.8%)
McHenry Co., IL
1(2.4%)
Lake Co., IL
3(7.1%)
DeKalb, IL
2(4.8%)
East Peoria, IL
1(2.4%)
Champaign/Urbana, IL
3(7.1%)
Milwaukee, WI
6(14.3%)
Racine, WI
2(4.8%)
Madison, WI
4(9.5%)
other south, WI
2(4.8%)
Eau Claire, WI
0(0.0%)
Green Bay/Sheboygan/Appleton, WI
0(0.0%)

If you are not IL/WI, where? If you were, pick IL/WI this time

I was an IL/WI
19(63.3%)
northern, IN
0(0.0%)
southern, IN
0(0.0%)
Michigan
2(6.7%)
Minnesota
0(0.0%)
Missouri
1(3.3%)
Ohio
0(0.0%)
Pennsylvania
0(0.0%)
Maryland
0(0.0%)
West Virginia
0(0.0%)
North Carolina
3(10.0%)
Washington
0(0.0%)
California
1(3.3%)
Canada
1(3.3%)
OTHER NOT LISTED
3(10.0%)

Current level of education?

no answer
1(2.3%)
Some high school
1(2.3%)
High school diploma or GED
4(9.1%)
Some tech school
3(6.8%)
Some college/university
21(47.7%)
Tech certificate (often referred to as a 2-year degree)
4(9.1%)
Bachelor's degree
8(18.2%)
Master's degree
1(2.3%)
Doctorate
1(2.3%)

Military Training?

yes
3(6.8%)
no
41(93.2%)

What is your (real-life) sex? This is not a hard question, if you're confused.. look down.

no answer
0(0.0%)
Male
32(74.4%)
Female
11(25.6%)

10.) What is your sexual preference? (This does not necessarily describe what you currently are acting upon.)

no answer
1(2.3%)
completely heterosexual
13(29.5%)
bisexual, with a strong preference to opposite sex
8(18.2%)
bisexual, with a slight preference to opposite sex
1(2.3%)
bisexual, with equal preference to both sexes
2(4.5%)
bisexual, with a slight preference to same sex
3(6.8%)
bisexual, with a strong preference to same sex
8(18.2%)
completely homosexual
8(18.2%)

Do you have kids?

no answer
0(0.0%)
no
42(95.5%)
yes
2(4.5%)

Do you have pets? If yes, just say which

No
15(34.1%)
dogs
4(9.1%)
cats
9(20.5%)
rabbits
1(2.3%)
rodents (mine/rats/hamsters)
1(2.3%)
amphibians
0(0.0%)
birds
0(0.0%)
reptilians
0(0.0%)
horses
0(0.0%)
ferrets
2(4.5%)
fish
0(0.0%)
porcupines
0(0.0%)
and too many at that..
0(0.0%)

Where do you like to hangout online?

AIM
1(2.3%)
Yahoo! Messenger
0(0.0%)
ICQ
1(2.3%)
Yiffnet
0(0.0%)
Undernet
0(0.0%)
other IRC
0(0.0%)
web chat
0(0.0%)
FurryMUCK
1(2.3%)
Furtoonia
0(0.0%)
TLK Muck
0(0.0%)
SPR
0(0.0%)
Tapestries
1(2.3%)
FurryFaire
0(0.0%)
Other MU
0(0.0%)
Livejournal
0(0.0%)

Where (or how) did you find out about LAFF?

GenCon
0(0.0%)
Duckon
2(4.5%)
Midwest Furfest
1(2.3%)
Anthrocon
0(0.0%)
other furry convention
0(0.0%)
web surfing/links
5(11.4%)
newsgroup or BBS
3(6.8%)
another mailing list
1(2.3%)
online chat
7(15.9%)
RL char (w/ friend or stranger)
13(29.5%)
can't remember
3(6.8%)
'founding member' (subscribed since the start)
9(20.5%)
other - comment to the post!
0(0.0%)
2:36a
One note!
You will have to submit all 4 sections of the poll! don't answer all 4 sections then only hit the last submit button! Thanks! Feel free to hit the 'Discuss Results' after a poll and make comments

Major Correction - your answers are not private, especially if you are a LJ user.. Ignore that private comment I made at the beginning of the census.

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