Subscriber Account active since. The Furby : A cute-weird mechanical furry toy popular in the late '90s. The Long Furby: A wonderful, mind-blowing new creation that combines the creepiness of a snake with the cuteness of a Furby. No one knows the exact genesis of the Long Furby, but it seems they've been around for a couple of years. There are fans and customizers on Tumblr, and over the last year, a community of Long Furby fans has congregated on Reddit, where there are now more than 6, people sharing their customized long Furbies and Furby journies with each other. It may seem like a weird niche corner of the internet, but people are seriously making and selling these craven monstrosities. There are several people on Etsy who have set up Long Furby shops, eager to make you the customized Long Furby of your dreams. Etsy seller SomersetSews can make you a Long Furby of your own, though she does warn that it can take up to six weeks to assemble so start planning your Christmas Long Furby purchases now. Sadly, she notes, in creating a Long Furby, they're made "'non-functional' as the electronic components must be removed to make room for the support spine.
They vary in length, but are generally in the 3 to 5 foot range. Traditionally, they still have their ears and feet, but the only real requirement is that they have the Furby face. To support their long bodies, a plastic doll armature, wire or coolant pipes are used as a skeleton, making them poseable. Alternatively, there have been instances of Hasbro Furbys not being gutted and simply being skinned and put into a new, albeit longer, coat of fur while remaining fully functional. In the later case, a pouch with a zipper is added to the new skin right below the Furby's original body, to allow for access to its battery compartment.
Subscriber Account active since. A photo of a homemade long Furby, a fictional creature that has become an internet sensation , has captured the attention of people on Twitter. Johnny Chiodini, who posted photos of the massive Furby creation to Twitter, where he got thousands of retweets, told Insider that his wife made it for their friend's birthday.
There's lots of weirdness on Tumblr. People express their desires to fuck the clown from IT , or Venom , literally worship pop culture , concoct recipes for edible Tide pods , and play out their fantasies of Rick and Morty in a romantic relationship. One fascinating subculture is dedicated to the Furby, the iconic, beaked, animatronic fluff ball that's been charming and horrifying children with its eerie knack for human speech since Tiger Electronics first produced it in On Furby Tumblr, Furby lovers share pictures and drawings of their toys and "rehome" a. From this fertile ground has sprung a creature that quickly spread to the web's "cursed image" boards, and has been adopted as the spirit animal of a segment of weird Twitter, like Leggy Teddy before her. LongFurby is the creation of a year-old photography student turned wedding caterer who calls themself Aloe.