Who actually likes slimy food?

So, I was having a discussion last night about slimy food, after finishing an okra main dish.

Being Japanese I love slimy foods like okra, tororo (a variety of potato that you grate raw to make it slime), natto, mekabu (seaweed), tororo combu (kelp shaved thinner than paper thin), etc.

I usually get very negative reactions from my non-Japanese friends about slimy foods. Are there actually people who like slimy food besides the Japanese?

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