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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  • EvanTubeGaming
    EvanTubeGaming14 दिन पहले

    guess im the crying child guys

  • J night

    J night

    3 दिन पहले


  • Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    14 दिन पहले

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  • Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A

    14 दिन पहले

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  • Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood

    14 दिन पहले

    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

    14 दिन पहले

    @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

  • Ultimate Warrior
    Ultimate Warrior34 मिनट पहले

    Hello I have a Theory I think that You play as Michael Afton and all the games

  • gorge
    gorge38 मिनट पहले

    chris idk

  • ghostee3
    ghostee343 मिनट पहले

    lol anyone else noticed when he said: "we know the puppet is charlie" and he put charlie and the puppet on top of each other- it kinda looked like dream- 2:12

  • Michael Villa
    Michael Villa47 मिनट पहले


  • goth cowboys
    goth cowboys55 मिनट पहले

    i say we call him chris and move on

  • Currently Being remade
    Currently Being remadeघंटे पहले

    I.. i dunno.. I mean, a pep power called Electric boogaloo is pretty cool..

  • Chris Is Vibing
    Chris Is Vibingघंटे पहले

    this is a yearly tradition now huh.

  • Timiya Cook
    Timiya Cookघंटे पहले

    crying childs name is Christopher afton aka chris

  • Evan Fuqua
    Evan Fuquaघंटे पहले


    TOXITYघंटे पहले

    What if the name was stevan or steven

  • mochitriaa
    mochitriaa2 घंटे पहले


  • Jacob Warden
    Jacob Warden2 घंटे पहले

    FNAF is just AOT in a different form

  • Krazy Kupcakes
    Krazy Kupcakes2 घंटे पहले

    Honestly is MatPat were to become a voice actor, nobody would complain.

  • Ghost Gzmer
    Ghost Gzmer2 घंटे पहले

    Golden Freddy was not finesh like foxy

  • sleepy_deero ØwØ
    sleepy_deero ØwØ2 घंटे पहले

    Bro umm when you don't get sleep don't you go crazy so then that may be why crying child sees nightmare animatronics

  • Luke Summers
    Luke Summers2 घंटे पहले

    ok, if we are talking security breach theories, I've got one that is based SOLEY on the two trailers, so keep in mind, some of this is DEFINITELY not true, but just pieces mashed together: the first is that the animatronics do want to help Gregory, but don't know it yet, they are being manipulated, which could be signified by that incessant clicking throughout the trailer, Vanny is using them to catch Gregory. Vannessa knows something is off and is on the hunt. she is surprised to discover Gregory on a lift going down, hence that scene where we get a good look at her. Gregory is traversing the pizza plex looking for help, but is met by animatronics that are evil at each turn. he seeks out help in Moondrop (we will call him that for now) who seems to be the only one who is not granting instant death. he is the same animatronic as Sunny (temporary name) Sunny's face actually can change colors, allowing him to appear as the sun and moon. he is more friendly as the sun but odder as the moon, and more creepy. eventually, Gregory does meet Vannessa, who opts to help him. running from Vanny, they are confronted by still controlled animatronics. other trailers have helped us to theorize that the animatronics may be helping Gregory, which this trailer may still support. Gregory is confused and scared, so any animatronic running up to him could be attempting to catch him, or they may be relieved to see him in a sense, but are enthusiastic and scare him. while there are only 1 true animatronic for each of the band, they each have their own sort of room to chill in and relax, or meet fans, then go on stage later, Gregory recognizes this and checks regularly to make sure they are all still there, only to find Roxanne is missing, she had just left her room and noticed Gregory. I'm almost done. Montgomery (forgive the spelling) may be good at the point where he busts a fence open. the key factor that helps determine this is that he opens it rather than knocks it down. and as for the hand there at the end? two theories: 1) its nightmare's hand 2) it is Glitchtrap (stick with me here) If we follow Matpat's lore for fnaf, then Glitchtrap has never had an actual body or animatronic suit. Glitchtrap is so evil that his endo reflects it, so even before his suit has formed, his endo begins to lose it. Glitchtrap's corrupted endo was discovered, and quickly secured under the pizzaplex. now it is trying to escape, this may also be the same moment where Glitchtrap is speaking to Vanny in the begging. Thats my big theory. pleases tell me what you think

  • jordansstuff
    jordansstuff2 घंटे पहले

    In fact. "Crying child's" name is Chris afton and is the son of the purple guy

  • Mr.doge747
    Mr.doge7473 घंटे पहले

    WAIT! how do we know fredbear was always his name.

  • Creepy Wolf Dragon
    Creepy Wolf Dragon3 घंटे पहले

    Funny enough my brother named Evan likes to watch your videos and freaked out over this. And fun fact. Evan means Young warrior

  • WishingStarBun play
    WishingStarBun play3 घंटे पहले

    His name is chris

  • Practical Memez
    Practical Memez4 घंटे पहले

    Wait.. was chris just a fan name?! come i never knew this...

  • Freadbearboi 2020
    Freadbearboi 20204 घंटे पहले

    What if the girl in fazebear frights book 4 is vanny backstory

  • Henry Entertainment System
    Henry Entertainment System4 घंटे पहले

    Honestly, we've ignored Balloon Boy for so long that I actually want a theory on him.

  • LuigiGaming305
    LuigiGaming3054 घंटे पहले

    Weird thought, but Ive been rewatching these theories, and I was wondering “How come Mike cannot die” then I came up with something which is highly unlikely, maybe he cannot die for the same reason William can’t, if Cassidy is keeping William alive what if the crying child is keeping his brother Micheal alive. There isn’t any evidence for this, its just some crazy thought.

  • muffin tuffin
    muffin tuffin4 घंटे पहले

    i don’t know if you guys saw it but in the word search it said it’s me....

  • andrew woodward Peace warrior
    andrew woodward Peace warrior5 घंटे पहले

    Here is a thing that the new security breach does not show who chases you! GLAM ROCK FREDDY!

  • andrew woodward Peace warrior

    andrew woodward Peace warrior

    5 घंटे पहले

    Talking about the new trailer :>

  • Madison Galbreath
    Madison Galbreath5 घंटे पहले

    I feel bad for whoever’s name is Jake and are watching this

  • Huggo Dv
    Huggo Dv5 घंटे पहले


  • Sahara Thapa
    Sahara Thapa5 घंटे पहले

    cris is the crying cild

  • Pepe Lagarto
    Pepe Lagarto5 घंटे पहले

    I think Mrs. Afton's name is clara

  • vlogger 4 life
    vlogger 4 life5 घंटे पहले

    Its probably not right but i think the people who killed the crying child where the original 4 anamatronics because of their masks

  • Pepe Lagarto
    Pepe Lagarto6 घंटे पहले

    2:40 save him minigame

    DANIEL_R36 घंटे पहले

    In the image with the grave stones. There is w mystery grave in the background. Why??

  • Alice Wagner
    Alice Wagner6 घंटे पहले

    The CRYING CHILD LITERALLY HAS HIE BIRTHDAY THERE Micheal afton said fredbear wants a big kiss meaning he didn't want to kill him he didn't know I could tell because would his brother kill him? No hey that was a theroy a game theroy HAHA

  • FomHax GT
    FomHax GT7 घंटे पहले

    How long you edit these

    ITZ ROBY7 घंटे पहले

    I have exams so I couldn’t watch it the time it released :(

  • Cinnamon
    Cinnamon7 घंटे पहले

    Where do I get this book?

  • Flamingo
    Flamingo8 घंटे पहले

    uhhh matpat, in the fnaf security breach gameplay trailer, we see gregory looking into some cameras and he has the same shirt as him, he has the white line on the shirt, and he could be the crying child. THE SILLY FNAF BOOK HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!! He Is Not Evan, He Is Gregory. We Might Also Play As Him Again Because In The Trailer, The Person You Are Playing As In The Trailer Is SUPER SMALL. So There. Make Sure You Make Another Video About This, Or Else, HE WILL DESTROY YOUR SOUL!! ;) (P.S I'm Not Flamingo)

  • Drow ._.

    Drow ._.

    4 घंटे पहले

    i think you was real flamingo but you are fake

  • D14m0nD Gamer
    D14m0nD Gamer8 घंटे पहले

    I mean his death wasn't really on screen, since we saw it on a mini game instead having it animated by Scott, tbh, Scott should make a FNaF history gallery in Security and Breach when you complete the game and should the minigames should be found as real scenes. Who agrees?

  • Fresh Memes18
    Fresh Memes188 घंटे पहले

    My Brothers Name is evan😂

  • Anglerfish
    Anglerfish9 घंटे पहले

    Mickey mouse eat some cheese

  • geometry dash plays
    geometry dash plays9 घंटे पहले

    Wait so I was the crying child because my name is Evan

  • Daijia M.
    Daijia M.10 घंटे पहले

    I could be wrong but you guys don’t really focus on sister location too much . That’s my favorite one of all of them & everytime I watch my favorite INstatusers play it, it seems as if there’s a point to the game you guys are missing . What if the whole time sister location held LOTS of secrets 😭

  • andrei farcasanu
    andrei farcasanu10 घंटे पहले

    The crying child posses shadow freddy

  • Ferral Fennin
    Ferral Fennin10 घंटे पहले

    this is what happens when someone else besides Matpatt makes a Fnaf theory, he gets all defensive, like an animal trying to assert dominance.

  • Matthew Galdones
    Matthew Galdones11 घंटे पहले

    I worked in fazbear once

  • Crystal Hayes
    Crystal Hayes11 घंटे पहले

    Cries Afon is the name of the crying child

  • Akira Leelarapin
    Akira Leelarapin11 घंटे पहले

    At this point I can’t even keep up with this series anymore.

  • Barylyn Dodge
    Barylyn Dodge12 घंटे पहले

    Bruh. What if the crying child never died? Like idk. But it seems like EVAN may be the person with the 'missing frontal lobe' as you've stated or something.. And went on to live and had a child or something.? Like, I've somehow noticed how we don't really know who the child that was mentioned in the bite of 87 is or something but ehhhh. Lol

  • Alex Nel
    Alex Nel12 घंटे पहले

    Chris Afton i

  • Syeda Fatima Asim
    Syeda Fatima Asim12 घंटे पहले

    whoa evan -didnt everyone know that the crying childs name is "CHRIS AFTON£ right

  • Senpao


    11 घंटे पहले

    How, where is the evidence on it

  • glitch tale
    glitch tale12 घंटे पहले

    It's christ afton

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    11 घंटे पहले

    No,it's not

  • AshAttackers
    AshAttackers12 घंटे पहले

    well, since you didn't check, I will put the interesting part of the description here 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.

  • James Sellman
    James Sellman13 घंटे पहले

    Mario is absolutely a villain, he just "saves the kingdom" for his own selfish ends.

  • Vibe Officer
    Vibe Officer14 घंटे पहले

    BARACK OBAMA!!!!!!!!!.....think about it????

  • Adam Adam
    Adam Adam14 घंटे पहले

    He looks like an Evan.

  • Hey Now
    Hey Now14 घंटे पहले

    This theory sounds plausible.

    INSANIACHAN邪悪なキツネ14 घंटे पहले

    Then why not do this with fnaf sister location? In the background I remember this, there’s numbers being said by baby in the background. Then pls someone do that,

  • Baby Yoda
    Baby Yoda14 घंटे पहले

    Matpatt: I’ve did it I’ve solved fnaf! Reddit: are I sure bout that

  • Garen Nishanian
    Garen Nishanian15 घंटे पहले

    Hey i just had a thought if the purple man is a killer then why did he make it so eazy to find him out well i have the answer ok sister location at the end we see enard get inside of mike and use him as a vessle but here is where the purple guy comes into play bacicly fazbearz entertainment knew that the purple guy was experamenting with life and death and he was able to make sentiant robots so they knew that mike had ennard in him and he was reeking havic on the world so purple guy made the robots sentiant with one goal kill mike then comes fnaf 1 and 2 those were the two attempts to kill mike but they never succeeded and we can skip fnaf 3 but in fnaf four is where it gets juicey so the mini games arnt the crying childs games there michals they are flashbacks of the most traic moment of his life then we see the actuall gameplay where hes fighting the nightmares and this is when those scenes in sister location that showed mike walking and day by day mike had to fight the nighmares in his mind forever traped until ennard comes out of him and then he gets revived and lives on and also ennard lives on as well. (side note the purple man was betrayed by the spirits and was made into springtrap). But matpat if you see this just think why did the purple guy make it so ovious for us the therists and fazbearz entertainment and that was my thery on fnaf i hope matpat sees this and mentions a video about it. BUT HEY THATS JUST A THEORY, A GAME THEORY THANKS FOR READING.

  • That one gamer
    That one gamer15 घंटे पहले

    This messes with the whole timeline You NEED to make a updated fnaf timeline Matt

  • nothing
    nothing15 घंटे पहले

    Gacha player bi like : hes naMe Is CHriS

  • Edward Yohan Fernandez
    Edward Yohan Fernandez15 घंटे पहले

    Matpat doesnt have any video ideas anymore lol

  • Myah ;-;
    Myah ;-;16 घंटे पहले

    I watched all of the fnaf theories in 2 weeks....i have too much time on my hands

  • You Are Entitled to End your life
    You Are Entitled to End your life16 घंटे पहले

    "Did Reddit Just solve fnaf" Like before *This is all but temporary*

  • sanaturnn
    sanaturnn16 घंटे पहले

    honestly game theory is even helping anymore.

  • Cece Collins
    Cece Collins16 घंटे पहले

    Wait i though the name was Chris?? IM CONFUSED

  • Laiza Ramos Pamias
    Laiza Ramos Pamias17 घंटे पहले

    i know the crying childs name its chris i think i saw it idk ok :

  • The Egg
    The Egg17 घंटे पहले

    Alternate Title: *so much FNaF later*

  • Doctor Vane
    Doctor Vane17 घंटे पहले

    Also the book does say tally up ur score

  • Christina Elder
    Christina Elder17 घंटे पहले

    Tell me why the only thing I can think about while watching the intro is “why does he sound like pennywise”😂😂😂

  • Chloe Cauchon
    Chloe Cauchon17 घंटे पहले

    Ok Matt it’s time to get ahead on Scott and solve security breach Go Go Go!!!!!!!

  • Levi with V
    Levi with V17 घंटे पहले

    There's something I'm wondering 'bout... (sorry, just went on a fnaf game theory marathon and I'm puzzled) If Michael is Will Afton's son, but there was a theory about crying child being Henry's son... (fnaf 4 child, happening in Henry's house, keeping his son away from animatronics and watching him through camera's after his daughter died and became the puppet -yeah, I know, summary) How are they even brother?

  • Scott Cotton

    Scott Cotton

    16 घंटे पहले

    The theory was wrong

  • Alexis Sharp-edmondson
    Alexis Sharp-edmondson17 घंटे पहले

    It is Chris Afton

  • MacGamer Media
    MacGamer Media18 घंटे पहले

    2:50 Yeah actually you did, it’s Devon.

  • Lord _
    Lord _18 घंटे पहले

    Could somehow, SOMEHOW, The crying child (Evan) BE the father of Jake?

  • SHI
    SHI18 घंटे पहले

    I am reborn

  • Ducky_animations Memes
    Ducky_animations Memes18 घंटे पहले

    W a I T Is Cassidy the yellow words saying I Will put you back together?

  • Mega_Rage124 _
    Mega_Rage124 _18 घंटे पहले

    Was anyone upset he didn’t do the jingle for psychic friend Fred bear😂

  • Smalls Gamer
    Smalls Gamer18 घंटे पहले

    Hey Matpat there's a new trailer for fnaf security breach

  • vudx
    vudx18 घंटे पहले

    why would evan be writing in the book though? shouldnt it be the crying child, not his father?

  • electric josh
    electric josh18 घंटे पहले

    Matpat, this is the 5th year you solved FNAF

    ASEAN18 घंटे पहले

    How come Cassidy looks like one of my classmates who bullies me 🤔

  • Jasper Barley
    Jasper Barley19 घंटे पहले

    I swear to god, the lore is more complicated than the 41st millennium.

  • kk Ingram
    kk Ingram19 घंटे पहले

    Springtarp is coming back

  • Jonnha Lopez
    Jonnha Lopez19 घंटे पहले

    WAIT the gachas call him chris

  • Martin Atze Jensen
    Martin Atze Jensen19 घंटे पहले

    Wow, I actually got an ad that was slightly relevant for me. I don't think that has ever happened before.

  • Sam Wright
    Sam Wright19 घंटे पहले

    I was reading the third fazbear frights book, and I noticed a small but consistent detail. In the last story, titled the new kid. *spoilers ahead* when Kelsey gets into the Freddy suit, he tries to dance in it. The book notes that Kelsey specifically put both his arms out to the side before the spring traps snapped shut. At first I thought it was something oddly specific to point out. But in fnaf 2? I believe.. the 8 bit minigames.. when afton goes into the spring Bonnie suit, his arms go straight out to the sides before the spring traps snapped shut too. It got me thinking... I wonder if it means anything...

  • Mister K
    Mister K20 घंटे पहले

    The night guard you play as in fnaf help wanted is vanny because isn’t it suspicious how we suddenly hear vanny speaking when we put on the mask also vanny is the only one with the mask this might be right it might not

  • Ashley Samaya J.
    Ashley Samaya J.20 घंटे पहले

    Oh my god finally, no more Chris, Norman, and even CC... Finally a name...

  • Bastian R V
    Bastian R V20 घंटे पहले

    Crying child's name is Chris

  • Senpao


    11 घंटे पहले


  • Cristopher Gonzalez
    Cristopher Gonzalez20 घंटे पहले

    Isn't C.C. real name is Christopher afton

  • Senpao


    11 घंटे पहले

    Where is the evidence

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    20 घंटे पहले

    this is a fanon name

  • Mylz Whitford
    Mylz Whitford20 घंटे पहले

    lets just call him Danial

  • Yanis Gaming champion
    Yanis Gaming champion21 घंटे पहले

    I think michal because you said the crying child died and that he is in fnaf 6 and 5

  • Orxy :D
    Orxy :D21 घंटे पहले

    You know Henry was creating Baby/Elizabeth Afton in fnaf world because he was trying to hide it from you

  • Kylie Dunbar
    Kylie Dunbar21 घंटे पहले

    I’m very impressed

  • Michelle Tremblay
    Michelle Tremblay21 घंटे पहले

    No the foxy masked guy is not real he is being controlled by William bc he but robot parts in him the masked guy was supposed to scare ze cryin child from animatronics but went to far and accidentally killed him

  • The Great Shedinja
    The Great Shedinja21 घंटे पहले

    I do feel like that’s a really solid theory, especially since it makes sense for Cassidy to be talking to SOMEONE when she asks those questions. And the answers to those questions do make sense to be the Crying Child honestly.

  • Izabella Allen
    Izabella Allen21 घंटे पहले

    I am so ready for the new game and to see your theory on it