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Okay, just so we're clear; this isn't for say, a bad guy who likes Playing with Fire, or even a Smug Super or Attention Whore who uses pyrotechnics. There has to be at least an implication that they have a bit too much enthusiasm for setting things on fire. Just so we're clear, right?
Don't mean to nitpick here, but the main page says that some cases of pyromania can cause the sufferer to feel a sexual release from starting/setting fires. This is actually a specific variety called pyrophilia (as in, starting fires as a form of sexual fetish). Can there be a hottip added to note this?
I wouldn't be surprised if pyrophilia was in some cases a subset or symptomatic of a more general pyromania. So, I say keep it as is.
It isn't. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV classifies pyromania as an impulse-control disorder, and pyrophilia as a, well, paraphilia. Nowhere does it say that the two overlap.
Can we please add Michael Bay to the Real Life section?
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How well does it match the trope?