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

    EvanTubeGamingEvanTubeGaming12 gün əvvəl
    • WHAT

      J nightJ nightSaat əvvəl
    • I mean Evan made my childhood

      Top KnotchTop Knotch11 gün əvvəl
    • EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

      Train guy 1 ATrain guy 1 A11 gün əvvəl
    • 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 gün əvvəl
    • @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 gün əvvəl
  • I am going to *s c r e e c h.* Now I have to explain why I'm changing my Chris to Evan and have people attack me because either I don't ship Mennard or their just jerks. *F M L*

    Scarlet pinxityScarlet pinxityDəqiqə əvvəl
  • Line up all the family members names of the afton family and see if the letters make a name that's just a quess

    Dembones skeliDembones skeli6 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • By this point the definition of “solved FNAF” to Matt is just when he makes a discovery and assumes what will happen and crossing his fingers the next game is the last Scott makes.

    Sleepy MochaSleepy Mocha14 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • It’s Ethan because it’s better than Evan

    Ian BickIan Bick18 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Speaking of c.c my friend had this theory if you look at this image: file:///var/mobile/Library/SMS/Attachments/af/15/81032371-65E8-446E-9C64-6C0CF7012737/IMG_8209.jpeg my friend saw two stripes like c.c in someone’s trailer, so she told the group chat cause yes- and since she barley watches you I told you for her I honestly just thin Gregory might have stripes on his shirt cause- l.I.f.e but yeah-

    Loser_RoseyLoser_Rosey22 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Hello everyone welcome to fan theory

    Dembones skeliDembones skeli23 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • What I thought it wwas Chris?

    Waxtermellon__RobloxYt OfficialWaxtermellon__RobloxYt Official25 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • While watching fnaf 4 again (specifically markiplier) and I noticed that a kid actually had a spring bonnie toy that matched almost exactly with the plush trap toy in one of the books. It was in part 3 of markiplier's fnaf vid at 12:41 . Not sure if you got this, but wanted to put this up anyway

    cadergator10cadergator1033 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Well, that penny's intro was fun

    Foam StagFoam Stag34 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • EVAN

    Br1ttanyxoBr1ttanyxo36 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Where’s our DAD THORRY STOP WITH THESES BOKS TOO PROOF THORIES (sarcasm) but please more dad he’s got something going on

    Danial KhanDanial Khan38 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Gotta love Emotionally Repressed Child

    Matthew MillerMatthew Miller39 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • The puppets name is not Charlie its Charlotte Emily

    FazeUp 22FazeUp 2242 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • 1:42 my brain really just quoted that dude from veggietales... "they've never given me a name. i've been here since day one and i STILL don't have a name."

    summr thundrsummr thundr44 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • The crying child name is chris

    The firestarThe firestar48 dəqiqə əvvəl
  • Shitposting on another level XD

    Akshit SinghAkshit SinghSaat əvvəl
  • Honestly fnaf needs to come to an end it feels like it’s just getting dragged out now

    Thomas AngellThomas AngellSaat əvvəl
  • My life is over why I thought the crying child's name was Chris like Chris Afton

    lizzy ._.2lizzy ._.2Saat əvvəl
  • The lore in a nutshell: *confusion*

    thatpvcguythatpvcguy2 saat əvvəl
  • Wolfy: it must be Evan! Me: it must be Evan! Mattpatt: it just can’t be Evan! Also me: it just can’t be!

    Jenisah TejedaJenisah Tejeda2 saat əvvəl
  • Before you get mad at me for this, just listen. We know Aston is springtrap, since in ucn it called scraptrap “Afton” and scaptrap is springtrap who is purple guy. But what if mustered man is William and purple guy is mike? When does it actually say that purple guy is WILLIAM afton? This would seem to solve a few points that have bothered people, although I am not saying that this is definite. Just think about it and what it can mean for the lore. Please like this so Mattpat sees it. The only time it would be weird for the games is in ucn in the old man consequences part where afton is screaming “mike.” Other than that I don’t see anything in the games that disproves this. Again, just something I would like for people to think about.

    Xer RexXer Rex2 saat əvvəl
    • wait, are you saying that there are 2 springtraps?

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy2 saat əvvəl
  • haha my name is Evan

    FASTPACKMAN2 7FASTPACKMAN2 72 saat əvvəl
  • The game theorists, Ruining your childhood since 2011.

    Adelle HagleyAdelle Hagley2 saat əvvəl
  • Can crying child be Michael

    Max chihaiMax chihai2 saat əvvəl
  • I have come to RIP everyone’s souls that is in my way!!!!! Vengeance SHALL BE MINE

    The One You Shouldn’t Have KilledThe One You Shouldn’t Have Killed2 saat əvvəl
  • MatPat: blackbird was the saddest Me: *laughs in The Cliffs*

    Keepongoing446Keepongoing4462 saat əvvəl
  • How big brain do you have to be to come up with this?!

    DetwandDetwand2 saat əvvəl
  • It’s reddit, it’s a hard maybe

    Awesome BreadAwesome Bread3 saat əvvəl
  • What if jake is the crying child just Scott changed it to trick us into thinking there not relatable

    Samuel RamosSamuel Ramos3 saat əvvəl
  • I always thought crying child was chris

    Art BlockArt Block3 saat əvvəl
  • Sooooo, we gonna see a video about the new trailer or what? :3

    Darkness CosplaysDarkness Cosplays3 saat əvvəl
  • Bendy

    Nelson NavarroNelson Navarro4 saat əvvəl
  • yes im sold with crying child being evan

    LogicAltLogicAlt4 saat əvvəl
  • And 4 days later fnaf security breach trailer gets released... Coincidence...I think not.

    The RPGThe RPG4 saat əvvəl
  • I just missed alot of stuff

    Donlee TvDonlee Tv4 saat əvvəl
  • crying child is chris afton

    louisjaco olivierlouisjaco olivier4 saat əvvəl
    • "Chris" is not canon

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy2 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    nicoaparicio1nicoaparicio14 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Hanson4 saat əvvəl
  • r/chonkers

    Takara FujiforestTakara Fujiforest5 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Sanders5 saat əvvəl
  • Please move on.

    Devils gaurdDevils gaurd5 saat əvvəl
  • LOL

    Jack BrollyJack Brolly5 saat əvvəl

    Jack BrollyJack Brolly5 saat əvvəl
  • I did not think that fnaf was still a thing

    Antonio FriendsAntonio Friends6 saat əvvəl
  • 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?

    jimmyrobo61jimmyrobo616 saat əvvəl
  • Cassidy looked scary

    Jhancel Lawrence MarasiganJhancel Lawrence Marasigan6 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Gardner6 saat əvvəl
  • I’m really thankful 4 ur work on ur vids it’s really good

    Queen Brie GamingQueen Brie Gaming6 saat əvvəl
  • I thought his name was Chris/Christopher

    Queen Brie GamingQueen Brie Gaming6 saat əvvəl
    • I mean I’m probably wrong

      Queen Brie GamingQueen Brie Gaming6 saat əvvəl
  • Mat needs to be a voice actor for fnaf that skit at the beginning was amazing

    Captain CookieCaptain Cookie6 saat əvvəl
  • #Evan

    Dr.Slime-RobloxDr.Slime-Roblox6 saat əvvəl
  • 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 WyvernLover6 saat əvvəl
  • The crying child is chris

    Jasmin YasinsenJasmin Yasinsen7 saat əvvəl
    • "Chris" is not canon

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy6 saat əvvəl
  • The real theory should be where the heck the name chris came from.

    Mallory WileyMallory Wiley7 saat əvvəl
    • 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 Gsgsgsy7 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Joch7 saat əvvəl

    lolpop_ Doggoslolpop_ Doggos7 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Alt7 saat əvvəl
  • 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! !¡!7 saat əvvəl
  • isn’t the name of the crying child chris afton

    aiger akabaneaiger akabane7 saat əvvəl
    • oh

      aiger akabaneaiger akabane7 saat əvvəl
    • Chris=fannade name

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy7 saat əvvəl
  • guys, has anyone else noticed that the bottom of the word search says "what is your name"?

    RDMANGLERDMANGLE7 saat əvvəl
  • Evan gang rise up

    KrazyGaKrazyGa7 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Darius7 saat əvvəl
  • 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 38768 saat əvvəl
    • 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 Gsgsgsy7 saat əvvəl
  • I think crying child isn't Evan but maybe jake

    Lori RonzLori Ronz8 saat əvvəl
  • Mat what are your thoughts about the new fnaf breach game on ps5

    Mark LeightonMark Leighton9 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Duron9 saat əvvəl

    meme godmeme god9 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    HR2HR29 saat əvvəl
  • My name is Elizabeth My Brothers name is Evan 🤔😬😳

    Vera PetrovićVera Petrović9 saat əvvəl
  • 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

    DeenMachine29DeenMachine299 saat əvvəl
  • shouldn't it be jake then?

    Ryann LewisRyann Lewis9 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Grainger10 saat əvvəl
  • A lot of people say the crying child is named chris

    Princel PanganoronPrincel Panganoron10 saat əvvəl
    • @Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy its so overused that everyone thinks its canon lol

      Gacha HanzGacha Hanz9 saat əvvəl
    • well then they are wrong, the name "chris" was created by fans and not by Scott

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy10 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Whitham10 saat əvvəl
  • Me: fingers crossed for the name Chris matpat: Evan me:nooo

    Callie HCallie H10 saat əvvəl
  • In the middle of nowhere all of this exited and still does

    DeenMachine29DeenMachine2910 saat əvvəl
    • existed*

      DeenMachine29DeenMachine2910 saat əvvəl
  • What

    sijawir officialsijawir official10 saat əvvəl
  • MatPat there's a new fnaf game coming i think it's called security breach

    madL88pmadL88p11 saat əvvəl
  • The crying child name is Chris Afton

    Alyas WatsonAlyas Watson11 saat əvvəl
    • Chris=fan made name

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy10 saat əvvəl
  • Nobody ever seems to remember that Phone Guy still doesn't have a name…

    Cleveland RockCleveland Rock11 saat əvvəl
  • Bruh you missed a great pun at the end "evidence" cmon matpat the dudes name is evan why not use "evendence?"

    CT 6468CT 646812 saat əvvəl
  • the books out

    slop popslop pop12 saat əvvəl
  • I think that William after the death of his children tried till other children in the hopes of bringing them back to life

    MinaMina12 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Mum12 saat əvvəl
  • the start sound like pennywise

    slop popslop pop12 saat əvvəl
  • So uhh hm. Just gonna leave this and patiently wait for MatPats insane theories for the new game that's gonna be released

    HikariHikari12 saat əvvəl
  • Here's a theory: Fnaf is just a game and you all are crazy

    Aiden BillerAiden Biller12 saat əvvəl
  • Matpat pg. 95 was G it was 94 that was N

    Snowstriker05Snowstriker0512 saat əvvəl
  • I thought his name was chris???

    Xxhoney_bearxXXxhoney_bearxX13 saat əvvəl
  • good video :)

    Cole MilweeCole Milwee13 saat əvvəl
  • 2:06 why W H Y

    Yeroc 64Yeroc 6413 saat əvvəl
  • 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

    Tymek95Tymek9514 saat əvvəl
  • 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 Stevenson14 saat əvvəl
  • 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 U14 saat əvvəl
  • Come on matpat do a theory on fnaf security breach trailer

    Eren Jane RicarteEren Jane Ricarte16 saat əvvəl
  • 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.

    6V6V16 saat əvvəl
  • did you see the new security breach gameplay trailer from play station

    Lucas VenturaLucas Ventura16 saat əvvəl
  • Good god fnaf 4 was 6 years ago??? Jesus im old...

    Skittle BunnySkittle Bunny16 saat əvvəl
  • MatPat is taking too long lets motivate him with a control shock

    Itz_Bøba FNaFItz_Bøba FNaF16 saat əvvəl