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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  • guess im the crying child guys

    EvanTubeGamingEvanTubeGaming11 일 전
    • I mean Evan made my childhood

      Top KnotchTop Knotch11 일 전
    • EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

      Train guy 1 ATrain guy 1 A11 일 전
    • 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 SherwoodBettina Sherwood11 일 전
    • @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

      Bettina SherwoodBettina Sherwood11 일 전
    • who u?

      Sleepy ElizaSleepy Eliza11 일 전
  • Sooooo, we gonna see a video about the new trailer or what? :3

    Darkness CosplaysDarkness Cosplays22 분 전
  • Bendy

    Nelson NavarroNelson Navarro32 분 전
  • yes im sold with crying child being evan

    LogicAltLogicAlt34 분 전
  • And 4 days later fnaf security breach trailer gets released... Coincidence...I think not.

    The RPGThe RPG45 분 전
  • I just missed alot of stuff

    Donlee TvDonlee Tv46 분 전
  • crying child is chris afton

    louisjaco olivierlouisjaco olivier53 분 전
  • Make's sense because the foxy magazine and the marks, the marks are from Mike Afton and the magazine of foxy, Mike the brother of the crying child ''EVAN'' and foxy. Mike Afton, foxy bro.

    nicoaparicio1nicoaparicio1시간 전
  • I would think that the tally marks by Micheal would be a or the thing used to solve for the name because even if the kid didn't know his name his brother would definitely know it

    Homer HansonHomer Hanson시간 전
  • r/chonkers

    Takara FujiforestTakara Fujiforest시간 전
  • So, I have a thought. Matpat, if you see this, please hear me out. We all know how we are missing one Afton family member: Mrs. Afton. We have already established that Ballora may be a Mrs. Afton stand-in. We also know that Scott Cawthon doesn't do coincidences. So when we are introduced to the ONLY possibly adult female character in the franchise, it triggered something. Vanessa, who we do not know the last name of, might be an Afton? So, I looked at Ballora and nothing really stood out except for the song. So I re-listened to the song and may have found something. I know this song can be interpreted different ways, but this one does make sense. "Why do you hide inside your walls", we are playing as Gregory, a kid who is hiding behind anything he can so he doesn't die. "When there is music in my halls" We are in a pizza plex, it is most likely going to be loud with music. "All I see is an empty room, no more joy an empty tomb" All the other kids are gone, no more children playing, no more joy. No one is there making it an "empty tomb" for us. This all sounds great and all, but then my next question would be: "Why isn't Ballora in Fnaf VR?" Mat, your roast may come back to haunt you. Could it be that Ballora isn't in Fnaf VR because then there would technically be two of the same character? We know that in that game we are listening to "tape girl" or Vanessa. So wouldn't it be weird for us to be talking to Vanessa and to be fighting against a "Vanessa stand-in". So maybe that is why she isn't there. I feel as if this is just a bunch of loose ends that I'm trying to tie together, but this is all I got.

    Tidiane SandersTidiane Sanders시간 전
  • Please move on.

    Devils gaurdDevils gaurd2 시간 전
  • LOL

    Jack BrollyJack Brolly2 시간 전

    Jack BrollyJack Brolly2 시간 전
  • I did not think that fnaf was still a thing

    Antonio FriendsAntonio Friends2 시간 전
  • I know the theory is 2 spirits in golden freddie (GF) but I think theres only one. So the crying child from FNAF4 is in GF then in sister location night 4 you're trapped in a spring lock suit. If that turns out to be the GF suit then it means GF got scooped, the only way it isnt the GF suit is if theres a third spring lock suit we never saw. Because we saw spring trap alive at the end of sister location when michael calls out to his father. Then when Enard enters the player he leaves but the purple guy doesnt die. Could that be because his brothers spirit stays behind and keeps him alive?

    jimmyrobo61jimmyrobo612 시간 전
  • Cassidy looked scary

    Jhancel Lawrence MarasiganJhancel Lawrence Marasigan2 시간 전
  • Hey mat pat I have a theory about fnaf 4 what if we are playing as michael afton and not the crying child. I think that he is having nightmares about what he did to his brother a burning reminder of what him and his friends did. Like you said when you said that fnaf 4 doesn't make sense if it were real. Shouldn't the crying child be in the hospital why would he be at his house and he is sleeping in the crying child's room because he misses his brother.

    Levi GardnerLevi Gardner2 시간 전
  • I’m really thankful 4 ur work on ur vids it’s really good

    Queen Brie GamingQueen Brie Gaming3 시간 전
  • I thought his name was Chris/Christopher

    Queen Brie GamingQueen Brie Gaming3 시간 전
    • I mean I’m probably wrong

      Queen Brie GamingQueen Brie Gaming3 시간 전
  • Mat needs to be a voice actor for fnaf that skit at the beginning was amazing

    Captain CookieCaptain Cookie3 시간 전
  • #Evan

    Dr.Slime-RobloxDr.Slime-Roblox3 시간 전
  • Guys I just realised if fnaf vr confirmed that the fnaf games are all a cover up story doesn't that mean that the bite of 87 was a cover for what actually happened. If this is wrong don't mind me I'm just dumb.

    IceWyvernBoy WyvernLoverIceWyvernBoy WyvernLover3 시간 전
  • The crying child is chris

    Jasmin YasinsenJasmin Yasinsen3 시간 전
    • "Chris" is not canon

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy3 시간 전
  • The real theory should be where the heck the name chris came from.

    Mallory WileyMallory Wiley3 시간 전
    • the name "Chris" appeared on some channel and then GoldBox made an animation using audio from that channel. And since there was no alternative, people started to use the names "Chris" "Terrence" although no word was said about them.

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy3 시간 전
  • I don't know if you've solved this theory yet but...what if the mysterious pizza place you mentioned in one of your theories is Circus Baby's Pizza World?

    Ana Laura Davila JochAna Laura Davila Joch3 시간 전

    lolpop_ Doggoslolpop_ Doggos3 시간 전
  • Dear MatPat, it would be an honour to quickly draw your attention to something that is yet to be solved and may be important to the lore. Going back in time to sister location on night 4 we're put in an unknown springlock suit. I've been wonder since I played night 4 what it was if you could solve it I would be very thankful Edit: please like so matpat will see

    Nightmare AltNightmare Alt3 시간 전
  • If I had a nickel for every time matpat used the sentance "What We MISSED!" in his titles, I'd have Three Nickels Which isn't alot, but its weird that it happened three times.

    Team Noobish! !¡!Team Noobish! !¡!3 시간 전
  • isn’t the name of the crying child chris afton

    aiger akabaneaiger akabane4 시간 전
    • oh

      aiger akabaneaiger akabane3 시간 전
    • Chris=fannade name

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy3 시간 전
  • guys, has anyone else noticed that the bottom of the word search says "what is your name"?

  • Evan gang rise up

    KrazyGaKrazyGa4 시간 전
  • Do you ever think if scott is watching matpats videos about fnaf and when he theorises something right scott claps his hands slowly?

    Ianachiuc DariusIanachiuc Darius4 시간 전
  • Hey i have a theory. Although there is alot of similarities between crying child and Evan but the fnaf security breach action figure "Glamrock freddy and Gregory" Gregory looks alike the crying child. Brown hair with black eyes. And this could mean Gregory had his first bad memory of the pizeria here and was scared from the animatrinics.

    moonlight 3876moonlight 38764 시간 전
    • about 30+ years have passed since the bite, so Gregory is not C.C . But I will not argue, the theory is pretty good

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy3 시간 전
  • I think crying child isn't Evan but maybe jake

    Lori RonzLori Ronz5 시간 전
  • Mat what are your thoughts about the new fnaf breach game on ps5

    Mark LeightonMark Leighton5 시간 전
  • Matpat, i dont really know if you have adressed this before( yes, I went and looked all the videos) and from what I know, you have never really introduced the idea that maybe the reason why the lore book asks:" do you remember your name" is because Michael( crying child) might have never been his child from the beginning.How come do we not know that the bite of 83 was William Afton's intentions to take away sammy( henry's kid) from him as retribution from baby killing elizabeth? Its possible that William knew about this since Henry's kid, Charlotte was built as a robot and also that different memories could have been faked to say that his name is Michael....It makes sense since him escaping from his place( henry's house) because of William's help.... also, have you noticed that the crying child did not have friends at his supposedly "birthday party"? I will also assume that the one who brought friends and actually had fun at the place was foxy bro....mmmmm sorry if im wrong

    Fernando DuronFernando Duron5 시간 전

    meme godmeme god5 시간 전
  • Anyone else notice this? Ok I know sister location is very old and that but I just wanted to point this out that.....this might be crucial to the sister location the two technicians were killed and in fnaf 2 or 3 phone guy mentions about two technicians being killed.

    HR2HR25 시간 전
  • My name is Elizabeth My Brothers name is Evan 🤔😬😳

    Vera PetrovićVera Petrović5 시간 전
  • what if Evan is actually just a ghost and when he is out Cassidy takes over and maybe evan gave his son the brain tumor

    DeenMachine29DeenMachine296 시간 전
  • shouldn't it be jake then?

    Ryann LewisRyann Lewis6 시간 전
  • I think Chris was the original in the golden freddy suit but then he was kicked out by Cassidy and then shadow Freddy a clone of golden freddy

    Joshua GraingerJoshua Grainger6 시간 전
  • A lot of people say the crying child is named chris

    Princel PanganoronPrincel Panganoron6 시간 전
    • @Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy its so overused that everyone thinks its canon lol

      Gacha HanzGacha Hanz6 시간 전
    • well then they are wrong, the name "chris" was created by fans and not by Scott

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy6 시간 전
  • I cant believe Mat is still going on about fnaf theories after 7 years. I'm pretty sure the only reason new stuff comes out is so he can talk about it at this point.

    Matthew WhithamMatthew Whitham6 시간 전
  • Me: fingers crossed for the name Chris matpat: Evan me:nooo

    Callie HCallie H7 시간 전
  • In the middle of nowhere all of this exited and still does

    DeenMachine29DeenMachine297 시간 전
    • existed*

      DeenMachine29DeenMachine296 시간 전
  • What

    sijawir officialsijawir official7 시간 전
  • MatPat there's a new fnaf game coming i think it's called security breach

    madL88pmadL88p7 시간 전
  • The crying child name is Chris Afton

    Alyas WatsonAlyas Watson7 시간 전
    • Chris=fan made name

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy7 시간 전
  • Nobody ever seems to remember that Phone Guy still doesn't have a name…

    Cleveland RockCleveland Rock8 시간 전
  • Bruh you missed a great pun at the end "evidence" cmon matpat the dudes name is evan why not use "evendence?"

    CT 6468CT 64688 시간 전
  • the books out

    slop popslop pop8 시간 전
  • I think that William after the death of his children tried till other children in the hopes of bringing them back to life

    MinaMina8 시간 전
  • Or is Jac the crying child because the hospital things in his room please try to fit this in your it is a good example for it

    Rory pay attention To your MumRory pay attention To your Mum9 시간 전
  • the start sound like pennywise

    slop popslop pop9 시간 전
  • So uhh hm. Just gonna leave this and patiently wait for MatPats insane theories for the new game that's gonna be released

    HikariHikari9 시간 전
  • Here's a theory: Fnaf is just a game and you all are crazy

    Aiden BillerAiden Biller9 시간 전
  • Matpat pg. 95 was G it was 94 that was N

    Snowstriker05Snowstriker059 시간 전
  • I thought his name was chris???

    Xxhoney_bearxXXxhoney_bearxX9 시간 전
  • good video :)

    Cole MilweeCole Milwee10 시간 전
  • 2:06 why W H Y

    Yeroc 64Yeroc 6410 시간 전
  • Eva... Evan... Could it be, that the crying child is a girl? We had the same problem with "the one you should have not killed". Scot said that it dosent need to be clear from the beginng, it should be know as a little girl or a little boy. So MY theory is that if the crying child is Eva That means that its a GIRL (Ps: Im from poland

    Tymek95Tymek9511 시간 전
  • Wait, Evan Afton, shorten that to EA, Electronic Arts, EA sports fnaf is the game (kinda rolls of the tongue). EA sports owns FNAF.

    Vinnie StevensonVinnie Stevenson11 시간 전
  • I just realised from ur cult of glitchtrap the dlc for fnaf vr, the curse of dreadbear, if the clown picture thing is real and the banner with Its me written on it is also real, it could be the crying child. Maybe they split up later on?

    M I M I C Y O UM I M I C Y O U11 시간 전
  • Come on matpat do a theory on fnaf security breach trailer

    Eren Jane RicarteEren Jane Ricarte12 시간 전
  • Just give a male child a female name. Its that simple, as that happens in real life. Edit: I mean Eva, take out the N.

    6V6V12 시간 전
  • did you see the new security breach gameplay trailer from play station

    Lucas VenturaLucas Ventura12 시간 전
  • Good god fnaf 4 was 6 years ago??? Jesus im old...

    Skittle BunnySkittle Bunny12 시간 전
  • MatPat is taking too long lets motivate him with a control shock

    Itz_Bøba FNaFItz_Bøba FNaF12 시간 전
  • Do very little nightmares

    Jamie HallJamie Hall13 시간 전
  • I was thinking and what if it was all a dream and that's why so much stuff keep switching up and is so confusing I mean we already seen a kid in his room with his bed

    SeTRo SprayzSeTRo Sprayz13 시간 전
  • In the Security Breach trailer it says “Gregory we’ll find a way to get you out” or something and Gregory was probably the boy in the shot which looks like C.C . I personally think his name is Gregory but that could be aswell.

    Bryana TotherowBryana Totherow13 시간 전
  • Why don't you guys just start asking Scott Hill might leave you a hint or something

    the skeleton shadowthe skeleton shadow13 시간 전
  • Either I’m over thinking or what. BUT. The most recent trailer of security breach mentions the boy named “Gregory.” Also notice how the aesthetic of the new game gives off an 80’s vibe if the crying child was the first bite victim in the 80’s does that make this crying child’s name “Gregory” I could be wrong based on the time line and characters. I haven’t done all the research but it hit me weird the time zones at least. It just is a bit weird how security breach looks like the 80’s but the first few games don’t have the same technology as the others. I don’t know 🤷🏻‍♂️

    Joey _The TinyJoey _The Tiny13 시간 전
  • I thought it was "The Bite of 87" not 83

    Cruz CraneCruz Crane13 시간 전
  • 0:36 if i were jake: geez fine

    derinderin14 시간 전
  • Can I just say Gregory could be a recreation of crying child (or the same person) what I mean by this is Gregory could be the crying child PUT BACK TOGETHER

    fouoii gyhhfouoii gyhh14 시간 전
  • who's reddit

    中国語凯撒巴伐利亚中国語凯撒巴伐利亚14 시간 전
    • @fouoii gyhh Chris=fan made name

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy7 시간 전
    • @fouoii gyhh boi its not

      Attack HelicopterAttack Helicopter8 시간 전
    • Boi his name is chris

      fouoii gyhhfouoii gyhh14 시간 전
  • i don’t like this

    Evan KarrEvan Karr14 시간 전
  • Ok,so mini theory,the tallies r all the nights Michael has survived,before being scooped. He was filling out the book as he went along,maybe while his popcorn was cooking or somtheing,and with the one set of tallies that only has 4 marks,it's at this point where he was scooped,and stuffed with some endo spaghetti,so he wasn't able to "finish" those tallies(note that this includes the games 1-7). Before u say that there was 2 games after that,he just didn't make that last tally because he didn't see it as him finishing the night, ennard was calling the shots so to speak,And yes,I know that this has nothing to do with the crying child's name,but,it's just something that makes sense to me. But,hey,that's just a theory,a game Theory! Please like so matpat might see this

    Fathoudini 123Fathoudini 12314 시간 전
  • What if the spirit of Cassidy can go back and forth to Golden Freddy and psychic friend fredbear

    Lord beerme or usLord beerme or us15 시간 전
  • *Matpat I can’t eat Lemons*

    日 MilkyChan 日日 MilkyChan 日15 시간 전
  • I think crying child is Gregory

    Khanh PhamKhanh Pham16 시간 전
  • His name is Chris Afton

    OracleZANOracleZAN16 시간 전
    • @Gacha Hanz wtf

      Attack HelicopterAttack Helicopter6 시간 전
    • @Attack Helicopter its just a animation about the bite

      Gacha HanzGacha Hanz6 시간 전
    • @OracleZAN what lore movies

      Attack HelicopterAttack Helicopter8 시간 전
    • Dude that’s not canon

      Echo CT-21-0408Echo CT-21-040814 시간 전
    • @Echo CT-21-0408 yeah the lore movies the crying child in the bite of 83 iris says wow Chris is the birthday party so boring that even the birthday boy falls asleep

      OracleZANOracleZAN14 시간 전
  • i thank c.c name is chris

    Bryan BeckertBryan Beckert16 시간 전
    • It isnt

      Warcrime KleeWarcrime Klee11 시간 전
  • LOOK AT ME!!!!! id want to die from fred bear

    Awesome EvanAwesome Evan16 시간 전
  • Why doesn't the Dad just call every night

    RedHood777RedHood77716 시간 전
  • mat when r u gonna talk abt the new security breach trailer

    Cat SmithCat Smith16 시간 전
  • Reddit is da smart bois

    Bacon FellowBacon Fellow16 시간 전
  • The security breach triallier is out so why don't you make a video on that

    Roopnarine DeonarineRoopnarine Deonarine16 시간 전
  • why do you talk during the video, its distracting no offence...

    Wario LandeWario Lande16 시간 전
  • I'm sorry but..... *inserts vauge joke about a random musical*

    Phoenix DawnPhoenix Dawn16 시간 전
  • His name is chris

    Tabitha The Galaxy CatTabitha The Galaxy Cat17 시간 전
    • Is there evidence

      Echo CT-21-0408Echo CT-21-040814 시간 전
  • Boi his name is chris

    Tabitha The Galaxy CatTabitha The Galaxy Cat17 시간 전
    • No its not

      Warcrime KleeWarcrime Klee11 시간 전
  • also btw mangles name is maddie

    Pedro CarlsonPedro Carlson17 시간 전
    • Never has been stated

      Warcrime KleeWarcrime Klee11 시간 전
  • You should check out scottworld the channel.

    Pedro CarlsonPedro Carlson17 시간 전
    • Nope that is garbage

      Warcrime KleeWarcrime Klee11 시간 전
  • I now want game theory to review my fnaf lore vids because I hid some stuff in them :)

    Jax the animatorJax the animator17 시간 전
  • What if old man consequences could also be in the timeline of fanf

    Billy CabanaBilly Cabana17 시간 전
  • When the video about the new security trailer coming

    Kalyb OlsonKalyb Olson17 시간 전