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Ask Fluffle Puff is an Ask a Pony Blog. It all began on one of the author's other blogs—Dan Vs. FiM—wherein Dan was asked a simple question: "Fluffy ponies?" The soft pink puffball of a pony originally appeared to torment Dan for a one-off gag, but she quickly took on a life of her own, enough to merit her own blog. One that quickly overtook the original blog in popularity.

The titular Fluffle Puff is a strange pony, under the care of Twilight Sparkle (and Dan) who just so happens to be completely covered in thick pink fur. She never speaks (though she blows raspberries and occasionally squeaks everywhere) and seems to have a childlike view of the world around her, but she also happens to have an intense and endless love of the world around her. How bottomless is her love? So much so that Queen Chrysalis moves in with Twilight in order to drink up all of Fluffle's love. Combined with her sheer adorableness, Fluffle Puff actually manages to tame the fearsome Changeling Queen, and now she lives (mostly) peacefully with Twilight at the Golden Oak Library. Well, except for all the antics Fluffle Puff and her get up to. And given that Fluffle's innocence is such that it borders on warping reality, maybe it's a good thing there's someone as powerful as the Changeling Queen around to keep her in check...

In a blog post in April 2018, it was announced that the Fluffle Puff blog would be ending. However, the author has said that Fluffle Puff will be continuing, albeit as an original OC, rather than as a My Little Pony OC, with Chryssi and Marksaline getting deeper reworks as well. The new blog, Floof 'n' Friends can be found here.

This blog provides examples of:

  • Achievements in Ignorance: Fluffle Puff has the Element of Tacos. No, it's not a real Element of Harmony, but as long as Fluffle doesn't know that, she can generate (and enjoy) infinite tacos as much as she wants.
  • Actor Allusion invoked: Ever noticed that the G-rated Twilight Sparkle and the (very) R-rated Juliet Starling (from Lollipop Chainsaw)note  sound alike? Dan does.
  • Adopt the Food: Fluffle adopts the Foodies in "My Little Foodie", also technically, Chrysalis adopted Fluffle.
  • Age-Inappropriate Art: To thank Nurse Redheart for fixing her up multiple times, Fluffle Puff draws a picture of her in a slightly seductive pose, licking a syringe.
  • All Animals Are Dogs:
    • Chrysalis, a horse-insect hybrid, grooms herself like a cat.
    • And Fluffle Puff might as well be a cat, seeing that she purrs, plays with cat toys, loves boxes and tends to knead Chrysalis.note 
  • All-Loving Hero: Fluffle Puff adores everyone, everypony and everything. She's filled with so much love that Chrysalis can feed off of her endlessly without draining her dry or harming her in the slightest.
  • Ambiguous Innocence: Fluffle Puff is a big ball of huggable fluff who wants to give everyone around her hugs while being a Cute Mute. She's also a Unitologist and is best friends with the "Big Name" villains of the series so far, and even appears to be in a romantic relationship with Chrysalis in particular (though it seems to have softened Chrysalis up somewhat). She was also able to No-Sell Discord's Discording powers, albeit briefly, and when they finally worked, they turned her into a palette-swapped version of Nightmare Moon, who immediately smashed him in the face with a rock, after which she turned back to normal (either under her own power or Discord trying to avoid getting worse). She also has an un-ponylike taste for meat.
  • Animalistic Abomination:Marksaline the Necromorph Queen is basically The Marker as a pony.
  • Art Shift: After becoming an Original OC both versions of Fluffle got a makeover.
  • Becoming the Mask: In one post, Chrysalis reveals that she doesn't even like Fluffle Puff, and is merely using her endless, unconditional love as an infinite power source to defeat Twilight. But then it dawns on her that Fluffle Puff is the only pony who's ever truly cared for her like she was no different from anyone else, and she decides the "magic of friendship" may not be so bad after all.
  • Beleaguered Assistant: Fluffle hurts herself very often, enough for Nurse Redheart to regard with some exasperation.
  • Beware the Nice Ones:
    • Fluffle Puff is a big ball of huggable fluff who wants to give everyone around her hugs while being a Cute Mute. She's also a Unitologist and is best friends with the "Big Name" villains of the series so far, and even appears to be in a romantic relationship with Chrysalis in particular (though it seems to have softened Chrysalis up somewhat). She was also able to No-Sell Discord's Discording powers, albeit briefly, and when they finally worked, they turned her into a palette-swapped version of Nightmare Moon, who immediately smashed him in the face with a rock, after which she turned back to normal (either under her own power or Discord trying to avoid getting worse). She also has an un-ponylike taste for meat.
    • When her fake Element of Harmony got broken, Fluffle lost the ability to spontaneously generate tacos. This was the result.
  • Bigger on the Inside: When asked what her x-ray looked like, Fluffle has an entire galaxy underneath all that fur; other examples include having the entire land of Ooo contained in her body, a full-size window A/C unit, as well as being able to fit The Diarchs, Fausticorn, Chryssi, Discord, and the Mane Six..
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: Implied to be how Marksaline's mind works in The Stinger for "Fluffside Out". Her Anger, Sadness, Fear, and Disgust are licking a trussed-up roast chicken while Joy stands in the background licking her lips. It’s anypony's guess as to what that means.
  • Breakout Character: Fluffle started out on the author's Dan Vs. FiM blog, but ended up becoming the most popular aspect of it.
  • Brick Joke: The first EG video has Fluffle's note to Chryssi stating she's not allowed to use scissors. In "EG Part 3", we find out why- apparently, using scissors in her vicinity (or perhaps that particular pair) causes her hair to fall out. Thankfully, it grows right back.
    • Poptart ends with the poptart floating in space, the tissues from an earlier episode are still there.
  • Body Horror: Marksaline has holes in her cheeks, through which her teeth are visible. She tapes them closed in "Electric Floofaloo" so she can help Fluffle Puff blow up balloons.
  • The Cameo: Fluffle guest stars in a trailer for Midnight Mares
  • Cerebus Syndrome: Invoked when Queen Chrysalis puts her New Year resolution into action. Then subverted when the Changelings aren't that willing to go with it.
  • Clap Your Hands If You Believe: How Celestia fixed Fluffles Element, she just duct taped some fake jewlery to it and told Fluffle it's fixed, she also told everyone not to tell Fluffle about it because it'll stop working again.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Chrysalis towards Fluffle Puff, as much as she would never admit it. Once, Cadance ran across Fluffle Puff. She wanted Shining Armor to take her home with them. Chrysalis didn't like that.
    Twilight Sparkle: (to Cadance) Yeah, you should really let her go. Like right now.
    Cadance: But why? She's so huggable!
    Chrysalis: Because I said so!
    • In the very next comic, she violently attacks anyone who comes in contact with Fluffle Puff, which Fluffle Puff uses to drink everyone else's tea.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Fluffle gives Pinkie a run for her money in how odd she acts.
  • Collector of the Strange: Fluffle collects fake mustaches she made from others' manes or tails, which she tends to munch off or otherwise steal.
  • Compressed Hair: It is actually possible to compress Fluffle Puff's enormous fluff, revealing that she's indeed shaped like a pony underneath, like with a ninja outfit or a full-body cast, though neither lasted long.
  • Cool Car: Fluffle's '57 Chevy in EG Part 2 & Part 3.
  • Covert Pervert: Fluffle. Chrysalis sometimes poses as a model for Fluffle's "suggestive" drawings, and she has the occasional fantasy of her in revealing outfits.
    Chryssi's Chores: Dust the places I can't reach... in a maid outfit. *Fluffle Puff gets thrown out the door, then climbs in through the little window and puts Chryssi out instead*
  • Creepy Good: Fluffle's sister, a creepy Marker made pony, is perfectly nice. If a tad spooky.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Fluffle is simply the best pillow fighter there is.
  • Cute Mute: Fluffle's only vocalizations are raspberries, small gasps, squeaks, giggles, pops, yawns, the occasional 'nom' and a surprisingly creepy blood-curdling scream. She sometimes types on the blog, though (and has a childlike way of writing).
    • In one installment, when Fluffle Puff and Chrysalis undergo a "Freaky Friday" Flip, Chrysalis is able to speak in her body. It's not made clear if Fluffle Puff can herself speak (but not choosing to) or if Voices Are Mental.
    • In some of the videos, it seems she can converse with Chryssi via raspberries, somehow. (Maybe Chryssi uses magic to translate?)
  • Demoted to Extra: Thanks to his his own show ending and Dan Vs. FIM being abandoned by Mike, Dan rarely appears nowadays and doesn't do much when he does show up; lampshaded when he asks why he's still here.
    • Twilight becomes less important to the blog as time goes on, partially because of Dan's role decreasing and primarily due to her kicking Fluffle and Chrysalis out after Tirek blows up her tree home, resulting in them moving to a different house away from her.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Fluffle doesn't like hamburgers or Totino's Pizza.
  • Early-Installment Weirdness: In one of the earliest posts of Dan Vs. FiM, Fluffle Puff talks. Multiple copies of her, but in different colors, also appear.
    • She also speaks in GO FAST, which predates the blog. In addition, she doesn't have her mane under her fur.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Apparently, Fluffle Puff's big sister is one, and she comes from the Marker.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Fluffle Puff loves everyone, but even she can't stand Thorax's new look.
  • Expy Coexistence: Fluffle would later appear as part of the new Floof and Friends blog where she meets the human Fluffle.
  • Extreme Omnivore: Fluffle Puff has been seen to eat meat, and she's also eaten paper, crayons, gold bits, tinsel, Monopoly houses, foam packaging peanuts, and her own thought bubbles.
  • Eye Scream: Quite literally; Fluffle has had several bad experiences regarding foreign objects getting into her eyes that leave her crying out in pain.
    • In "Bubbles", a soap bubble blown by Ditzy Doo note  lands on Fluffle's eye. Cue the screams of pain.
    • In "Nightmare Night", Fluffle achieves Glowing Eyes by, well...
      Chrysalis: How are you doing that with your eyes?
      (Fluffle smiles and holds up a can of "Glow In The Dark Paint")
      Chrysalis: (Incredulously) You put paint on your eyes?
      (Fluffle drops the can and screams in pain)
  • Face Plant: Happens to Fluffle constantly, even beyond the point of being a Running Gag. She's also somehow capable of moving around while lying face-down on the ground.
  • Fantastic Arousal: Fluffle once licked one of the holes in Chrysalis' legs. If her shocked face and blush are anything to go by, she apparently liked it quite a bit.
  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: 'Marksaline', the... thing that came out of the Dead Space marker, may not really be an alicorn conveniently modeled after Chrysalis somewhat - yet she is.
  • Freeze-Frame Bonus: In "Master of Pillows", Sweetie Belle is launched into the path of a pillow, as opposed to the other way around. (Judging by her expression, she seems to be pretty pleased with this turn of events.)
  • Friendly Enemy: Twilight and Chrysalis have entered this status, due to their mutual dislike of Dan and fondness for Fluffle Puff.
    Question: Twilight! Chrysalis is abusing your Dan!
    Twilight: I'm afraid I don't know what you're talking about. Would you like some tea, Miss Chrysalis?
    Chrysalis: Very well. We will be in our lair. (rolls Fluffle Puff away)
  • Good All Along: The Necromorph pony that terrorizes Queen Chrysalis on Nightmare Night turns out to be Fluffle Puff's sister who decided to visit.
  • Gratuitous Japanese: MOSHI MOSHI!
  • Hammerspace: Fluffle Puff once got a whip out of nowhere to make Chrysalis wear socks.
  • Happily Adopted / Interspecies Adoption : Fluffle Puff's sister is not a pony, and plainly tells Chrysalis that she's not related to Fluffle Puff by blood. Whichever one's adopted seems to get along perfectly well with the other regardless.
  • Heroic Mime: Fluffle never utters a word.
  • The Immodest Orgasm: Fluffle has one after eating an extremely spicy sandwich.
  • Indirect Kiss: Via a Klondike bar.
  • Inexplicably Awesome: Fluffle Puff. She can seemingly summon objects from nowhere, withstand any and all attempts to move her unless she wants to be moved, and is immune to pretty much anything a villainous character throws at her. How? Why? No idea!
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: Fluffle herself.
  • Instant Cosplay Surprise: How did Fluffle put long socks on Princess Luna just as she was talking to her? No idea, and Luna certainly doesn't know either.
    • In the second "Nightmare Night" video, she also leaps offscreen, then returns from the other side, now dressed as Mothra.
  • It Was a Gift: Chrysalis's pink hearted crown.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Chrysalis, it seems all the love she's been feeding off of Fluffle is starting to stick.
  • Literal-Minded: The Valentine's Day special, which uses "Let Me Drive My Van Into Your Heart" from Steven Universe, has Fluffle actually jabbing Chrysalis in the chest with a toy van. Then Chryssi breaks out a heart-shaped pillow.
  • Love Freak: Chrysalis is the horrifying insectoid leader of a group of fearsome shapeshifters... and Fluffle loves her to bits anyway. It Makes Sense in Context though — Fluffle loves Chryssi for who she is, and is an endless stream of love, which means an endless food source for Chryssi. At least it only means that to Chryssi at the start, see Jerk with a Heart of Gold above, and Morality Pet below.
  • Lover Tug of War: Fluffle Puff finds herself between Queen Chrysalis and Princess Cadance in this after the latter gets a dose of Cuteness Overload upon seeing her (Fluffle Puff, of course).
  • Morality Pet: Fluffle herself is one for Chrysalis. Chrysalis claims that it's because she can feed endlessly on her love, but when no one's looking, she tends to dote on the pink fluffball.
    Queen Chrysalis: I mean what's so special about this? All you do is follow me around. Constantly giving me affection and letting me feed on you… doing everything possible to cheer me up whenever I have even the slightest frown… caring about me unconditionally… As if I was no different than anyone else… *Hugs Fluffle Puff.*
  • Minor Injury Overreaction: Fluffle Puff is hospitalized after being "booped" on the nose. Mostly because her face freezes in a "scrunched" expression.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: Fluffle's 'Big Sis', Marksaline the Necromorph Queen.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: Fluffle has turned pillow fighting into an art form.
  • Mundane Object Amazement: With a box.
  • Mundane Solution: How does Fluffle Puff solve a "Freaky Friday" Flip with Chrysalis? Simply use Chrysalis' powers to shapeshift back to herself!
    Chrysalis-as-Fluffle: Really?
    • When asked what she would do for a Klondike bar, she goes to Sugarcube Corner and buys one. With money.
  • My Friends... and Zoidberg: After Chryssi became a full-time presence, the blog's full name was "Ask Fluffle Puff" with "and Chryssi" added in smaller text; the icon was similarly modified to have Chryssi peeking out from behind Fluffle.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Fluffle heavily favors glomping and licking her friends as a way of demonstrating affection.
    • Marksaline the Necromorph Queen also doesn't care for personal space, prompting Chrysalis to nervously remark that it must run in the family.
  • Not Me This Time: When Chrysalis and Fluffle Puff find out that Golden Oak was destroyed (by Tirek in the Season 4 finale) while they were on vacation, Chrysalis is prompt to tell Twilight that it wasn't her, this time.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: Fluffle is a master of it.
  • Older Than They Look: The number of candles on Fluffle's Burthmis cake suggests that she's at least 26.
  • One-Winged Angel: Big Sis starts growing bigger and nastier as Fluffle keeps whapping her with a newspaper until she's a towering monster. Chrysalis returns her to normal by offering her a candy bar.
  • Opposites Attract: Fluffle is nice, airheaded, and all around adorable. Chrysalis is, well, brash, very down to earth, and not as adorable.
  • Pomf Sat: Orbital. Pillow. Cannon.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Apparently, in this video, she has pink everything.
  • Pintsize Powerhouse: Fluffle Puff has been shown to effortlessly beat Snowflake in a tug off war with a casual tug on the rope. To say nothing of her encounter with Iron Will.
  • Reality Warper: Even Pinkie Pie would meet her match when Fluffle's at her best. She can multiply herself, OffscreenTeleport, seemingly acquire magic powers at will, and produce tacos at will (though the last is with the help of a fake Element of Harmony; of course, how it works is a mystery).
  • Rebus Bubble: In the "Chrysmas Special", Shivering, snow-covered Chrysalis + snow gear = Fluffle and Chryssi playing outside in the snow. At which point Fluffle somehow eats part of the thought bubble.
  • Recursive Fanfiction: The End, a fan video by YouTube user Soul Wisher, based on the Grand Finale of Friendship is Magic, features Fluffle Puff coming across the statue of Chrysalis, Tirek and Cozy Glow. Upset by this, Fluffle replaces Chrysalis's crown with the one with hearts from the blog, puts a Pop Tart in her mouth, and lays beside Chrysalis.
  • Recycled Premise: Bulk Biceps learned the same thing Iron Will did.
  • Reformed, but Not Tamed: Chrysalis has no need to go stealing others' loved ones with Fluffle around, but she still has no problems with getting into a fight with Cadence the second she and Shining Armor come to visit Twilight.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Fluffle herself, natch.
  • Running Gag: The word "horse" showing up somewhere, or Fluffle and Chryssi being referred to as "poof" and "bug" in some fashion.
  • Self-Serving Memory: Weaponized here.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Fluffle once wore her own fur as a dress to the Grand Galloping Gala. Surprisingly, she pulled it off pretty well, even though it required about a hundred cans of mane spray. Also, Chrysalis herself.
  • She Is Not My Girlfriend: Chrysalis insists Fluffle is merely her "pillow pet" and there's nothing romantic between them. Nopony's buying it.
  • Ship Tease: Fluffle and Chrysalis.
  • Shipper on Deck: Cadence ships Fluffle Puff and Chrysalis.
    Cadence: (making toy Chrysalis and toy Fluffle Puff kiss, with "mwah mwah" sounds)
  • Shout-Out: Fluffle Puff's scream is taken from the Pink Gummi Bear, a character in Robot Chicken, who screams whenever she gets tortured or killed.
    • Fluffle's creation of the hard-and-soft-shell taco somehow turns into the quest to destroy the One Ring.
    • Several early comics had the Black Marker hidden in them somewhere, such as Fluffle Puff's drawings or a random desktop paperweight, culminating in the Marker itself being kept in a room in Fluffle Puff's house (after having appeared earlier in the Everfree Forest and then at Golden Oak for the first Nightmare Night video). Come Nightmare Night, Fluffle Puff's Necromorph sister came out of the Marker to visit, scaring the daylights out of Chryssi.
    • Several references and/or crossovers to Adventure Time.
    • One video swapped Fluffle Puff into Steven Universe, culminating in Fluffle, Steven, Amethyst, and Garnet all raspberry-ing the SU theme song to Greg and a thoroughly unamused Pearl.
    • Fluffurama has the cast becoming characters from Futurama and repeating several gags and scenes from the show, like the Fing-Longer from "Anthology of Interest I", the ending of "Jurassic Bark", and the alternate universe box from "The Farnsworth Parabox" leading Fluffle Puff to meet Fry and Bender.
  • Stating the Simple Solution: Why can't Discord make tacos? Because he's never heard of them. Cue rabid, taco-withdrawal Fluffle Puff mauling him.
  • Stubborn Hair: Fluffle's hair obeys physics only when it feels like it. It can be tamed, but doing so tends to make ponies borderline insane.
  • Super Wool Growth: While not a sheep, Fluffle Puff is a pony covered in thick, soft, pink fluff who can regrow it super fast due to Rule of Funny. At the end of "Chrysmas Special", Chrysalis is staring at her to watch her hair regrow, only for it to regrow instantly offscreen when she blinks.
  • Surprisingly Realistic Outcome:
    • One fan question is just a string of emojis, which are interpreted as a fancy rain of emoji confetti, leading to Fluffle running outside and jumping around joyfully. The comic ends with both Chrysalis and Marksaline using safety scissors to get the confetti out of Fluffle's fur.
    • Another comic has Fluffle stuffing herself into a Sailor Fuku, which somehow leaves her barely able to move (despite her having done cosplay a dozen times already).
  • Take a Third Option: Tacos or Chrysalis?
  • Take That!: In one post, Thorax visits Chrysalis and Fluffle at their house. Neither of them take kindly to his colourful appearance. This was a jab at the reformed Changelings.
  • The Thing That Would Not Leave: Chrysalis and Fluffle stayed at the Golden Oak Library until it was destroyed in the Season 4 finale, while they're on vacation. After which they move in together at Fluffle's.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Tacos.
  • Troll: The major personality trait of Fluffle's sis Marksaline, and frequently aimed in Chrysalis's direction. The Electric Floofaloo animation is probably the most egregious example.
  • Tsundere: Chrysalis to Fluffle.
  • Twin Threesome Fantasy: Inverted in
  • The Unintelligible: Fluffle Puff communicates only through blowing raspberries and pantomiming, yet the others still understand what she's trying to convey, with the audience being the only ones left out of the loop.
  • The Unreveal: Fluffle's cutie mark (if indeed she has one) has been subject to this multiple times; on the rare occasions the area beneath her fluff is exposed, the audience is prevented from getting a look at it. Examples include:
    • In "Chrysmas Special", Fluffle Puff shaves off all her fluff in order to create a winter outfit for Chrysalis; however, she spends the entire latter portion of the episode wrapped in a blanket, and by the time she takes it off in The Stinger, all the fluff has grown back.
    • In "Electric Floofaloo", the blast of static in the final episode appears to have burned off her fluff (at least based on her silhouette), but she's also charred with ash and all the lights are off.
  • Vague Age: Fluffle Puff; Lampshaded in these strips.
  • Villain Decay: Chrysalis devolves from a proud and feared queen to a big cuddle-bug for Fluffle Puff. It's Deconstructed as she feels humiliated by how soft she's become and tries to reassert herself by taking over Equestria again, but by that point the princesses no longer view her as a threat and let her take over, since her original intent to feed her Changelings has been fulfilled now that they're members of Equestrian society, completely removing the need to fight her. This, in turn, humiliates Chrysalis even more as though she's nothing more than a joke.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: In "Poofle Universe", both Fluffle Puff and Marksaline were performing some crazy ritual, somehow switching with Lion. We get too distracted by the cuteness that many might fail to ask, where did Marksaline go?
  • You Were Trying Too Hard: The only possible explanation for this, and this.