Alterhuman Dictionary

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Werelist (original) - an influential forum for therianthropes [1], created in 2000 [2]. A second, newer version of Werelist went live in 2005, but subsequently crashed in 2007 [1] [2]. Its current incarnation is online at

wishkin - a general term for an individual who wishes to be otherkin or fictionkin (for fun, to look cool, etc.) and spends time in the 'kin communities pretending to be 'kin, but does not inherently identify as nonhuman or as a fictional character [3]. Otherlinks and copinglinks are different from wishkin, and have their own respective communities.

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