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"Pairing" is a term used to describe two or more people together. Shipping is the act of supporting a pairing or a relationship between two characters, but the term 'pairing' tends to be used to define any group of two people together in a generic sense irrelevant of shipping; for example, some fan artists describe two characters in an art piece without romantic/sexual undertones as a pairing depiction. There is also a term called One True Pairing (OTP) which is used to describe someone's most favorite pairing.

Types

  • Slash- The most popular of the pairings in the fanbase, the term is used for boy/boy or m/m pairings. In Japanese terms, these would be Shounen-Ai, which is its softcore term (ex. Hugging, Kissing), and Yaoi, the hardcore term (ex. Sexual Acts). Fans use both the English terms and the Japanese terms, though the popularity of the terms have varied over time. It is the most popular subject in the fandom.

Examples of these pairings are Kyman, Style, Creek, Bunny and Cartters.

  • Femslash- One of the least popular in the fanbase, the term is used for girl/girl or f/f pairings. In Japanese terms, these would Shoujo-Ai (Softcore term) and Yuri (Hardcore term). The lack of popularity for this kind of pairings is likely due to the lack of the use of the show's female characters.

An example of this kind of pairing are Bendy and Lenny.

  • Straight or Het- The name speaks for its self, the term is used for boy/girl or m/f pairings. This kind of pairings is not as popular as slash but it is more popular then femslash. It became somewhat more popular since The List. It is also sometimes called Het.

Examples of these pairings are Stendy, Candy, Heiman and Kybe.

  • Crack Pairing - Crack Pairing is a term used to describe unlikely pairings or those with brief/little canon interaction. Crack pairings can either be slash, femslash, or straight. Crack pairings are usually popular for humor purposes but sometimes attract wider attention.

Examples of this kind of pairing is Dip, Bip, Gregstophe, and Fike. This was also how Creek was considered until 2015, and Bunny before 2012.

  • Canon Pairings - These are pairings that either represented a canonical relationship in the series, or sometimes at least a canonical attraction. These pairings can either be slash, femslash, or straight.

Examples of these pairings include Stendy, Creek, Heiman, Kybe and Tokole.

  • Ascended Fanon Pairing - These are pairings that were represented in fanfiction or fanart before they were later depicted or reference in the show; they were fanon but asceneded to canon status. These pairings can either be slash, femslash, or straight.

Examples of this kind of pairing including Candy, Creek, Revin and Heiman.

  • Trauma Pairing - Pairings that depict acts that would be considered traumatic or abuse, such as incest or adults with children. These are usually depicted only in a negative light for Hurt/Comfort purposes, though rare supportive examples do exist. We do not cover these at this wiki.
  • OC Pairing - Pairings that depict relationships between Original Characters and Canon Characters. These are listed here on a respective original characters' page and not on other pages.
  • Crossover Pairing- Crossover pairings are used to describe pairings from two different shows. Like crack pairings, cross-over pairings can either be slash, femslash, or straight. Cross-over pairings are very rare to find in the fanbase. An example of this would Eric Cartman and Ash Ketchum from the Pokémon series. Another example is Kyle Broflovski and Eponine Thenardier from Les Misérables.

List of Pairings

Main Article: Category: Pairings

Slash

Straight

Femslash

Crack

These pairings, known as crack pairings, have little to no canonical basis, or did not at the time they were created.

OC Pairings

Some creators and even fans of Original Characters will ship them with canonical characters, even if such a relationship is not explicitly endorsed by the creator of the character. These pairings are acknowledged here on ther respective original characters' pages but do not received their own portmaneu names or pages on this wiki.

Adult/Child Pairings

Main Article: Trauma Pairing

Main Article: Abuse and Trauma in South Park

Though adult/child pairings have been depicted in the South Park fandom, usually in an intentionally negative light as a depiction of trauma and not as for Shipping purposes, we no longer acknowledge their existence on this wiki. Please alert a staff member to delete immediately if such a reference is made.

Adult Pairings

These are pairings between characters depicted as consenting adults in the series. They are rare and almost never receive fanfiction but do appear in fan art on social media.

Incest Pairings

Main Article: Trauma Pairing

Main Article: Abuse and Trauma in South Park

Though incest pairings do exist in the South Park fandom, we no longer acknowledge their existence on this wiki. Please alert a staff member to delete immediately if such a reference is made.

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