Game Theory: Did Reddit Just SOLVE FNAF?

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You may be thinking, "Hey MatPat, don't we already know everything about Crying Child?" No, Theorists, we do NOT and you proved it! "Crying Child" is what we've referred to the victim of the Bite of '83 as since the beginning but that child has a name! A name I have figured out! This is one of the oldest mysteries of the franchise and I am sure that we've cracked it wide open! Theorists, no FNAF mystery will go unsolved as long as I am on the case.
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The Game Theorists
  • EvanTubeGaming


    7 天 前

    guess im the crying child guys

    • Top Knotch

      Top Knotch

      7 天 前

      I mean Evan made my childhood

    • Train guy 1 A

      Train guy 1 A

      7 天 前

      EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

    • Bettina Sherwood

      Bettina Sherwood

      7 天 前

      if anyone remembered the bite of 83 FAN animation they didnt contain the voice lines of the accual fnaf actors also they didnt sound british

    • Bettina Sherwood

      Bettina Sherwood

      7 天 前

      @Jasmin Batajoy no that was never a name confirmed by scot that was the name of fans also gacha steros deciding to give him a name simular to c.c. scot never said his name was cgris. end of story

    • Sleepy Eliza

      Sleepy Eliza

      7 天 前

      who u?

  • daisy_ army

    daisy_ army

    分钟 前


  • Andrea Lane

    Andrea Lane

    2 分钟 前

    Crying child’s name is Chris Afton

  • momofkellen


    5 分钟 前

    i started binging Game Theory FNAF videos since (roughly) 1:00 AM. i just finished the playlist. it is 1:43 PM

  • Genna Giles

    Genna Giles

    7 分钟 前

    So I left the FNAF fandom a looonnggg time ago and for nostalgia I rewatched all of Markiplier’s FNAF videos which then lead me to the theory’s again....and can I just say......what has this so called story become?

  • FinaReverseOsmosis


    9 分钟 前

    wouldn't it make sense the crying child is gregory?



    12 分钟 前

    Wait who the real villain that started it all

  • papa Stalin

    papa Stalin

    14 分钟 前

    I'm wating for him to do what happened to the world of the little nightmares universe



    16 分钟 前

    I notice that you say in your five nights at Freddy‘s three you say William Afton was springtrap but it’s Michael Afton because after the fnaf 3 location burned down he says “farther it’s me micheal,” and Michel is mistaken as purple guy. Purple guy had three children baby is Cassidy, William is purple guy, micheal is springtrap. So William is the one in costume night

  • Needen 18

    Needen 18

    19 分钟 前

    The intro sounded like Shaggy finally losing it, the moment I heard 0:29 , there was no going back.

  • Ogevai Eneliko

    Ogevai Eneliko

    23 分钟 前

    Jake died R.I.P Jake

  • Mini Tiko

    Mini Tiko

    29 分钟 前

    What if crying child’s name is jake they both died in a hospital I think you can find out the rest. By the way I subbed and keep up the good work

  • Samantha Arechiga

    Samantha Arechiga

    33 分钟 前

    The crying child would be an afton since he was the brother of micheal afton and his name is Chris Afton

  • Awesome Plays

    Awesome Plays

    38 分钟 前

    MatPat I think the crying child's name is Chris because I heard him in Gacha life

  • lucy harfillia

    lucy harfillia

    42 分钟 前

    i keep saying " yeah whats up " whenever Matt says Cassidy because my name is Cassidy and its just exhausting lol

  • Gunslinger


    46 分钟 前

    А все это была лишь теория......

  • Elijah Tew

    Elijah Tew

    49 分钟 前

    he sounds like discount pennywise in the beginning of the video

  • Ruiner Ryan

    Ruiner Ryan

    56 分钟 前

    Was that the bite of 87?

    • Gunslinger


      52 分钟 前


  • Jaiboi


    59 分钟 前

    😲 Evan? Dang I think some gachatubers are gonna get mad

  • EMachine Bros yt

    EMachine Bros yt

    小时 前

    Evan is my name lol

  • Adamboulahia17 Adam2015

    Adamboulahia17 Adam2015

    小时 前

    I miss the days of accually playing fnzf and finding easter eggs

  • My3sons1213


    小时 前

    Bruh hearing my name in the intro was very disturbing to me.

  • A.C.


    小时 前

    I have a theory, what if Afton put the crying child into golden freddy to make him like his daughter, but because Cassidy was there first the crying child didn't become like Baby

  • Hi Dankmemes69

    Hi Dankmemes69

    小时 前

    This week for show and tell I Braught fnaf is finally solved. Teacher ,mat pat this is the 7th week In a row that you braught fnaf finally solved

  • Chris Barnett

    Chris Barnett

    小时 前

    It's kind of dumb but there is always the possibility of Evan Jr.

  • Peko pekoyama

    Peko pekoyama

    小时 前

    I miss friend Fred bear

  • Alfredo Romero Aldana

    Alfredo Romero Aldana

    小时 前

    He should do a Video reacting to the new Security Beeach Trailer

  • Jack Giannaris

    Jack Giannaris

    小时 前

    A week goes by and the trailer for the new game drops. Nice

  • Brendon Rusterholz

    Brendon Rusterholz

    2 小时 前


  • Elijah Favilla

    Elijah Favilla

    2 小时 前

    Might as well call him Crying Child Chris Evan Afton for the time being

  • Brad Darda

    Brad Darda

    2 小时 前

    Figure out the lore of the game Spelunky to explain “The Walls Are Shifting” and why

  • The Reaper

    The Reaper

    2 小时 前

    Evan connects to the book to try and bring it

  • Maya Segal

    Maya Segal

    2 小时 前

    Alot of people call him Chris for "crying child" and now when you say it's Evan.... psychologists say that when someone has a name and you know him by that name and now you change it people think it's weird...

  • Recxnnectedd


    2 小时 前

    Maybe there’s no N at the end and it’s just EVA



    2 小时 前


  • James Tester

    James Tester

    2 小时 前

    I think that the stitchwraithe is collecting parts to re build himself to join the fnaf crew

  • Dan M

    Dan M

    2 小时 前

    And now we have fnaf security breach coming

  • Belle Animates

    Belle Animates

    2 小时 前

    Maybe crying child's name is just Eva

  • lilly y

    lilly y

    2 小时 前

    "There's no 'tally up your score' at the end of those nightly surveys."
    Then how in the *hell* did you get an image of it at 9:34 if it doesn't exist??

  • AyoOrich are

    AyoOrich are

    2 小时 前

    There is a connection. From what I’ve heard, the puppet in the book seem to be controlled by some sort of walkytalky, just like in fnaf 4. in a way, both the crying child and the cancer child are both dying. The cancer child from cancer, and the crying child from a bite wound. Maybe there is someone in the fnaf 4 game named Evan. A friend you meet in the minigames you Play before the Night Starts. It seems like there isn’t one, but I feel like it would be worth looking in fnaf4 again? Because strangely enough both the golden Freddy puppet and the ‚evan‘ puppet Try to help in situation with NO good ending. This is my theory

  • deadpoolnerd


    2 小时 前

    Member when this was just a cooky pop at you horror game about killer chucky cheese animatronics? Yeah good simple times.

  • Galixing


    2 小时 前

    This might be to much to ask for but could you do some rainbow six siege lore about the person “six” mainly his wife because he said she left some big shoes to fill in but we don’t know her if you could please do a theory thank you 😊

  • That Nerd Winter

    That Nerd Winter

    2 小时 前

    Matt at 12:51 : "I'm actually not gonna spoil here"
    Matt 2 minutes later : *Spoils the story*

  • Susn Bavaria

    Susn Bavaria

    2 小时 前

    Just saw the new trailer for Fnaf security breach.

  • Charlee Walker-Beard

    Charlee Walker-Beard

    2 小时 前

    0:36 don’t worry, they just really like ketchup

  • Black Mamba

    Black Mamba

    2 小时 前

    Hey, i watched your videos from the joker (2019) again and I stumbled on something. It may just be a thought and nothing else, but what if everything that happened in the dc universe. Batmans parents dying, bruce Wayne becoming batman and almost killing the joker, robin being turned into the joker at some point, are all just the thoughts and fantasies of the Joker. He finally get’s the spotlight and even kills batman and super man in the comics if i’m correct. Maybe I’m totally wrong, but just shot through my mind. Great vids btw! Keep it up!

  • Hellen Bonilla

    Hellen Bonilla

    2 小时 前

    My theory is that dabbing chica hates kids because she dont have childhood so she make all the animatronics kill kids and dabbing chica is forever the villian🥵🥶

  • TheDJayProject


    2 小时 前

    "does he stil talk to you" fun time fred bear?? that makes sense if its the crying child

  • Galaxyghostnigthmare


    2 小时 前

    Hey Mat can you turn the brightness up in the fnaf gameplay trailer in the 2021 image to see if Scott pulled a Scott and secretly put in the day with the brightness turned up and tell us if I was right? Thanks!

  • im_sum1


    3 小时 前

    isnt his name chris.

  • Dan The DJ

    Dan The DJ

    3 小时 前

    There is a another grave stone

  • Aish Shamri

    Aish Shamri

    3 小时 前

    Matt...there's a new game

  • Crow Of wisdom

    Crow Of wisdom

    3 小时 前

    The crying child name is Sammy it in the shining eyes aka the first book

  • white death. Lau Larsen

    white death. Lau Larsen

    3 小时 前

    seen the new trailer

  • Cheezit Robin

    Cheezit Robin

    3 小时 前



  • Ascended Black M and M

    Ascended Black M and M

    3 小时 前

    Pov:you came back to see matpats series of fnaf for no reason

  • Faceless


    3 小时 前

    But what about the two spirits in Stitch Wraith?

  • Melina Sanders

    Melina Sanders

    3 小时 前

    The beginning reminded me of royale high

  • Faceless


    3 小时 前

    Everyone: "Doll"
    MatPat: "Dawal"

  • Jose van Eijl

    Jose van Eijl

    3 小时 前

    Did anybody notise the ASPITIPY referens?
    ASPITIPY is created by MANDJTV btw

  • Eleanor Flynn

    Eleanor Flynn

    4 小时 前

    I know i've posted this before but you remember the girl from fnaf 4 that looks like baby? What if it was Baby using her... pins and stuff (you know what I mean). Actually tbf loads of people have probably said this. Not sure how it would work exactly but you never know.

  • Johnny and Emmet SpongeBob Mouse Unikitty Gaming TV

    Johnny and Emmet SpongeBob Mouse Unikitty Gaming TV

    4 小时 前


  • Bluelighter3D


    4 小时 前

    Who possesed balloon boy?

  • ImAlreadyBlaze


    4 小时 前

    If you look really close in the new fnaf security breach trailer Gregory is wearing the striped shirt that the crying child wears. Also he has the same brown hair. I believe the crying child is Gregory but... somethings dont line up

  • Alyson Dunsmore

    Alyson Dunsmore

    4 小时 前

    he has done so many fnaf theories he needs to make a channel called fnaf theory

  • General Smite

    General Smite

    4 小时 前

    I week after a fnaf theory they dropped a trailer for security breach

  • Jamaay


    4 小时 前

    I suddenly went back to 2014 for like 15 minutes.

  • Marley Brisque

    Marley Brisque

    4 小时 前

    I thought his name was chris

  • Julian Kiewietz

    Julian Kiewietz

    4 小时 前

    I have a theory what if glitchtrap controlled william to kill kids

  • Osama Alshami

    Osama Alshami

    4 小时 前


  • Wisee Is Fluid

    Wisee Is Fluid

    4 小时 前

    Wasn't the crying child Mike?!

  • Marc Justin

    Marc Justin

    4 小时 前

    Idk why but they call cc, Chris

  • Felix M

    Felix M

    4 小时 前

    Why People Peanut brain can't fit this all in there brain

  • Zinky Doinks

    Zinky Doinks

    5 小时 前

    ya know jake im not oing to open the cabinet

  • Nostalgic Trilogies

    Nostalgic Trilogies

    5 小时 前

    Btw , why some people think that chica is a duck or something /: she's a chicken 🐤

  • Demi Jade

    Demi Jade

    5 小时 前

    The picture of 'Evan' from the part where he I stalking about the book is scary because he has brown hair like.... CC's hair is brown too..... And has a brother that's really strange......? Can someone tell me to stop?! I think the book Evan is actually CC. But how can he be? CC is dead! CALM DOWN!!! Please can someone help me theorise? I am confused. Could Evan (the dad) be CC? I think he can, plus SKFFB said he'd bring him back, so maybe his body works, but when he's asleep he posses Golden Freddy but to make it look like he is still, he got his body to toss and turn? I think this is a good theory, for me. Can anyone agree? Thanks! BYE

  • 4rsh1


    5 小时 前

    I hate fnaf and horror stuff but these videos make me think and have heart attacks

  • Ultimate Alliance

    Ultimate Alliance

    5 小时 前

    I just watched the fnaf playlist a week before this came out and was thinking when he'd come out with another video

  • Cole TSM

    Cole TSM

    5 小时 前

    Mr matpat im so sorry to disturb but i wanted to share something this may brake all the progress but it just came to me i watch the playstation trailer for security breach not long ago i just cant help thinking that the last weird thing at the end of the trailer is William afton but different dawko describes in the last chapter of blackbird frazbear's fright in the stitch rath story about the the reborn William afton the description describes a bunny figure made out of bits and pieces of animotronics and i just can't help thinking that that is William afton from the game do you think that this could mean that game and book collide please let me know ps im 13 thanks mat pat 😁

  • this is nothin

    this is nothin

    5 小时 前


  • GalaxyDoggo YT

    GalaxyDoggo YT

    5 小时 前

    The crying child is Micheal

    • GalaxyDoggo YT

      GalaxyDoggo YT

      5 小时 前

      or Evan

  • Taylor Findlay

    Taylor Findlay

    5 小时 前

    What if when the toys where going to get scraped they where took to the scooping room and toy chica's the suit you hide in and she's was modified as a funtime chica concept or prototype

  • furious potato

    furious potato

    6 小时 前

    reddit moment

    • Gunslinger


      47 分钟 前


  • LR05


    6 小时 前

    Did anyone realize in the happiest day mini game the "crying child" had the golden Freddy mask when you gave him the cake. I'm not sure if I'm correct but didn't that fit as some evidence that he is the other soul in golden Freddy?

  • VoidableCat123


    6 小时 前

    matpat can you please do a theory on Little nightmares 2 and 1 it would be very interesting

  • Avery Savage

    Avery Savage

    6 小时 前

    Matpatty cake!

  • Cullene's world

    Cullene's world

    6 小时 前

    the name is chris

  • Najma Khan

    Najma Khan

    6 小时 前

    Its evaaaaath

  • Najma Khan

    Najma Khan

    6 小时 前

    Its evath

  • Najma Khan

    Najma Khan

    6 小时 前

    Hmmm what about evath

  • McRonlad


    6 小时 前

    (I quickly want to mention that my theories are pretty much just guessing and not backed by any evidence) Can the EVAN mentioned in the Survival handbook even be the Father? Didnt Crying Child die due to the bite of 87 and therefore got passed on to Golden Fredie? A theorie im thinking about is that Crying child didnt actually die but he got mindswapped like Alec in the Shortstories in Fazbear Frights: Fetch. Though we dont know what or who is controlling the bodies of the possesed Kids. I dont know if they still have their actual knowledge or how they behave after the swaps. Perhaps their goal is then to gather more souls for the animatronics and that could be the reason he has the puppet there. To be able to capture Jake's soul. For this theory to work out there are 2 ways i can think of. Either Crying child changes his voice when he talks with margie and actually is still young, or he somehow traveled back in time like Oswald did in Fazbear Frights: Into the pit and therefore became an Adult.

  • SpeedyKnight


    7 小时 前

    ur fnaf intro is why i never watch fnaf vids

  • Ryan Akana

    Ryan Akana

    7 小时 前

    That hollow knight theorist is debunked

  • xX_ThatFlower Girl_Xx

    xX_ThatFlower Girl_Xx

    7 小时 前

    MAT, DID YOU SEE THE NEW SECURITY BREACH TRAILER!? THERE'S BALLORA'S MUSIC IN IT AND EVERYTHING. I'm freaking out, sorry. I'd love to see a theory on this though. The new trailer is so cool! Please watch it and update us on any new theories you might have based on it. Like, why is ballora's theme in the trailer? Is there going to be some connection between sister location and security breach? So many questions on that alone, too many to list. Please make a theory on this, I need answers Mat. ;-;

  • {Littledemon}


    7 小时 前

    OK Evan is not the crying child name it is the child to the first child that they ever had with William and Cara Afton I can give you a hint what the name of the crying child because I already know it BTW Mitchell is not the first child

    • Nuker Propane

      Nuker Propane

      7 小时 前


  • •Bea•


    7 小时 前

    0:15 this is actually what I sound like when talking to my friend Jake

  • seteccy the best

    seteccy the best

    8 小时 前

    Well Evan is the dad of the son he is the person that fredbear bit or Michael well William built fredbear diner and could mean that the crying child I Michael that's just a theory

  • 《Violet And Friends》

    《Violet And Friends》

    8 小时 前

    Then that can't be....williak is Sofia the first now...

  • Marcus Marriott

    Marcus Marriott

    8 小时 前

    I have a theory:so the new fnaf game is out yes ik ik u dont wanna hope on this but when I watched the trailer the kid had something on his shirt....he had stripes just like the crying child so it made me wonder if this has anything to do with the bite of 87 and if hes a relative

  • Amy Heyneke

    Amy Heyneke

    8 小时 前

    When the movie comes out- if it comes out that is- I can predict at least one sentence in that film theory video because u can bet mat will do a film theory on fnaf the movie
    That video will 100% have the sentence "yea... fnaf ended up making it onto this channel too.. fnaf rlly is taking over my life" or something Simmilar