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I am for the merging of wet and messy fetishism and this article. Anyone else?Lotusduck 08:15, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

I disagree, WAM is mostly about the erotic pleasure of experiencing mess, not humiliating or destroying a persons apppearence, it tends to be "fun" rather than sadistic Urso 14:40, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

Can you find a published source that supports your claim? Certainly nothing in either article suggests that difference. Lotusduck 17:02, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

the gates refernce in wam is a pretty complete description of the fetish. -but in what way is the saliromania article more valid than the wam one- I've never heard of it and I doubt many have, its not any better referenced -a pdf which doesn't work and an article from 1931- wam comes from exposure to modern mass media, which didn't exist in 1931, the fetish which existed then would have been completely different; it seems to have no online community, unlike wam, -it should be saliromania going into wam not the other way round. Saliromania is an old fetish which no longer exists in the form originally described, WAM is a phenomenon of the modern age, and the more relevant of the two Urso 17:23, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

So merge Saliromania to WAM if that's the way you feel about it.Lotusduck 18:06, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

so what's the protocol, propose the merger and wait for comments, or just go ahead and do it? Urso 19:55, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

Well, I'm not sure if anyone is actively editing this article. If it doesn't look like it I'm sure you can do whatever you like. Lotusduck 20:13, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

you know, if it was up to me, I'd leave both articles as they are. Lets leave it a while and see if anyone else has an opinion Urso 21:52, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

see Talk:Wet and messy fetishism for continuation of merger discussion Urso 15:23, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

Well, I can't really cite any sources except my own brain (and I guess,, but WAM is a fairly broad area. WAM in general is the fetish of experiencing being messy, and doing the dirty while messy. Yes that can include making your partner messy, but this article seems to be more worthy to merge with domination and humiliation. mattbuck 01:04, 20 April 2007 (UTC)

Move to salirophilaEdit

It seems like salirophila would be a more appropriate title for this article. the -mania suffix seems to refer less to the typical form of the fetish and more to an unhealthy obsession. I propose we give the matter one weeks to be discussed and come to a decision about the move. Fsecret 20:53, 19 March 2007 (UTC)

  • Support -- As per my argument above. Fsecret 20:53, 19 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Unsure I would prefer some attribution to articles using the term with -philia before the article would be moved as such.Lotusduck 20:56, 19 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Unsure according to google, salirophilia involves attraction to sweat/saliva, so might not be the same thing at all...
  • Support -- seems pretty obvious-- 23:02, 1 April 2007 (UTC)
  • Unsure -- shouldn't it be salirophilia, nor sarilophila? mattbuck 00:49, 20 April 2007 (UTC)


what idiot redirected it from sweat fetish? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs) 21:54, 23 March 2007.

Please don't make personal attacks. See the policies WP:NPA and WP:CIVIL. Robotman1974 23:40, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

You should be allowed to make personal attacks if they're funny. I think that one was but I'd be willing to put it to the vote if others disagree Atraxus 18:21, 16 July 2007 (UTC)

Actually, some dictionaries define the word as "ingestion of sweat or saliva", e.g. Hickey's Sex Crimes and Paraphilia (2006; page 84). Equinox 07:27, 14 November 2020 (UTC)

Seperate Salirophilia and MysophiliaEdit

The two fetishes are related but not so closely that they need to be the same article. Much like how spanking in BDSM is different than spanking and adult baby. The element of dirt/spanking is in common, but the end results are quite different. — Preceding unsigned comment added by MunchingZombie (talkcontribs) 23:32, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

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