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
    EvanTubeGaming6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    guess im the crying child guys

  • Top Knotch

    Top Knotch

    5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  • Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A

    5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  • Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood

    5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    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

    5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @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

    5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    who u?

  • Romki
    Romki45 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    We should call Reddit users that post about FNaF Freddit users.

  • OKHuncho
    OKHuncho48 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    I feel old 6 years Crazy

  • MLGTronic
    MLGTronic49 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Film Theory: I finally figured out all the lore of every fnaf game. Scott cawthon: *HAHA SECURITY BREACH GO BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR*

  • Spot23 Rolly
    Spot23 Rolly50 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Wait I’m confused. How could the crying child be Evan if jakes father (Evan) is alive and is overseas. Like both Cassidy and The crying child occupy Golden Freddy. I feel so dumb rn 😂✋ Edit: like is Matt saying the crying child is actually Jake then?

  • Conman- Plays
    Conman- Plays51 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    At least it’s not Chris.

  • Muda Shroud
    Muda Shroud53 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Make a theory about Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni PLEASEEEEE WRY

  • Ryan Guttman
    Ryan Guttman55 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Game Theory: *Uploads new "FNAF Solved!" video* Me: We want this series' lore to be over! Isn't that why we theorize? So that we can end the theorizing and GO Home?

  • Cindy Leffler
    Cindy Lefflerชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    does anyone else but me know about the glitched world in fnaf world. go to the woods and go up from the bottom of the tree trunk with a bird on it. this franchise turned from scary to cursed

  • Mouthless Personal
    Mouthless Personalชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I’m also the crying child

  • Josh Cadoo
    Josh Cadooชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    1:56 amogus

  • M.faizan Izzannizar
    M.faizan Izzannizarชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    am i only one who scare to cassidy face

  • lucky sfm
    lucky sfmชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Is crestorpher

  • Kevin Mortimer
    Kevin Mortimerชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I'm just gonna pretend the beginning of the video was a deranged fan giving Jake Paul all the "adoration" he seeks

  • FreeFlynFalcon

    when freddie is sus

  • Virtual Teen
    Virtual Teenชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Here’s my theory in the book the silver eyes Charlie had a twin brother name Sam ok is Sam the Vengeful Spirit??? P.S Love your Theories

  • Daniel Gomez
    Daniel Gomezชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Crying Child's full name is actually Chris Afton

  • TheOnlyGokuSSG


  • Kevin Mortimer
    Kevin Mortimerชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    First on-screen death of the series? Crying child? Nah, protagonist is always first to go in any playthrough

  • mira trotter
    mira trotterชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    the security breach trailer. the boy Gabriel had the same shirt as the crying child! it could be him...?

  • 888 69
    888 69ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Make a little nightmares video!???

    ABE SOMEชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Seeing this and seeing the first fnaf theory a couple hours ago is just....weird to me we went from, the security killed the kids and fnaf might be kinda base off some real life murders in chuck E cheese to who the hell this crybaby name! It's just wow man how far matpat come with this one game series

  • Schallhorn M
    Schallhorn Mชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I don’t think MatPat has made a video about the Bunny Call book, but I think the guy the dad meets in the park (who was smoking) is a representation of Old Man Consequences.

  • Ruby Ann Jimenez
    Ruby Ann Jimenezชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Mappat:did reddit just solve fnaf Scott making sec breached:yes but there is more to solve that that Also I have a theory: If foxybro was the only living human in the family could golden freddy be crying child? Cuz hear me out when a human is getting haunted the ghost will either way say ",why" or "it's me" so how I think crying child got into golden freddy is willam afton was stuffing crying child's freinds in suits and then the crying child or williams son saw his father stuffing his friends into suits and said"father what are you doing to them they are my freinds" And then willam looked at him and gave him a concusion and he was in a bed for 5 nights looking at his nightmares And after he deid willam grabbed him and putted him in golden freddy and after willam deid foxy bro went at a job in fnaf 1 after he was in night 4 golden freddy thought that was willam so he tried to get revenge So yeah I think golden freddy is the crying child

  • the no name youtuber
    the no name youtuberชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    rlly it's chris afton a.k.a the crying child

  • Edelsteen Dalbert

    Edelsteen Dalbert


    For the love of god stop with the chris. It doesn't exist

  • Margaret Ramoshu

    Margaret Ramoshu


    That's a stupid Fandom name they gave him

  • Aj Todd
    Aj Toddชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Look at the new fans trailer and u will see the same 2 stripes on the new kid and the crying child 2 stripes,gray shirt, and same color ish hair when he was looking at the monitors

  • Waluigi The One True God
    Waluigi The One True Godชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Title: did reddit just solve fnaf? Video: reddit cant even solve one thing About fnaf

  • EMMA Montelongo
    EMMA Montelongoชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    To easy

  • EMMA Montelongo
    EMMA Montelongoชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The crying child is chris afton

  • Jaden Sexton
    Jaden Sextonชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Hey mat go on google play fazber fright 7&8 is out on the for 5.99 each

  • William Warren
    William Warren2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    if you think explaining fnaf is hard try doing power rangers.

  • idiot
    idiot2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    mate in the trailer has a secret message in the when fear takes place it involves dots here is a heads up

  • Under_Scor
    Under_Scor2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Thanks for the nostalgia matpat I guess you could say "It's been so long"

  • Dirk Taylor
    Dirk Taylor2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Not FNAF related, but could you guys do a video on Paradise Killer?

  • Evan Chapman
    Evan Chapman2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Oh god...

  • Zach Hill
    Zach Hill2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Kept hearing Pennywise during the intro

  • Bagas fikri R
    Bagas fikri R2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    take that fandom, its not even chris

  • Jana Gana mana India
    Jana Gana mana India2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Mike Schmidt

  • RedSlime
    RedSlime2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I dont think the names "Evan" i dont have any backup to this but i dont think its Evan cuz "Evan Afton" Sounds pretty dumb and outta place ngl

  • Trinity Sofsky
    Trinity Sofsky2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Unless it says how Chris Afton died I think that Evan Afton is actually Chris Afton

  • Jay Torres

    Jay Torres

    2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Crying child

  • Jay Torres

    Jay Torres

    2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Eh are u sure and who made u know his name everyone think its chris afton we don t know what his name yet how do we know his chris hes

  • Jose Luis 11
    Jose Luis 112 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I know that his name is Joseph, don’t ask how I know but I know

  • Dontae Flynn
    Dontae Flynn2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    his name is chris afton

  • TheLoobisShow
    TheLoobisShow2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Ah yes... I too got red all over my clothes... when I stabbed my parents, and all my friends. I also murdered everyone that witnessed it. (To everyone that's genuinely stupid... THIS IS A JOKE).

  • Silvia Cruz
    Silvia Cruz2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Evan afton :o

  • Shotta Sage
    Shotta Sage2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Do a theory on assassin‘s creed on the new game assassin‘s creed Valhalla

  • ImThatOneGirl
    ImThatOneGirl2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Waiting here for the new fnaf trailer theory episode 😂😭

  • Auran Birkenfeld
    Auran Birkenfeld2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา


  • lazyyy hoomanUwU is birb
    lazyyy hoomanUwU is birb2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I am convinced

  • Dragonx slayer
    Dragonx slayer2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    i have an idea for the last theory channel and its called anime theory

  • John Webb
    John Webb3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I think his name is Evan

  • Christian Tangerine
    Christian Tangerine3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Maybe Game Theorists should do a theory on At Dead of Night. There is a Store room on the First Floor of the hotel, and you can see the symbol for the Society against Evil on the wall. As far as I know, it is only from Escape the Night, so what if there is a connection. If there was any public collab or smth, I had no idea, but if there isn't, then it seems like an interesting clue to start a theory.

  • Merlivider
    Merlivider3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I think that the end of the security breach gameplay trailer was trying to say that William Afton will come back as a PURPLE NIGHTMARE ANIMATRONIC.

  • Kaije DuBell
    Kaije DuBell3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    guys my cousin looks like evan and his name is evan wow

  • The Lord Duck

    The Lord Duck

    2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    gorrilaz nice

  • Josh Smith
    Josh Smith3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Talking to a doll with a radio to a sick child? Ive heard this before.

  • Luis Daniel B. Lubaton
    Luis Daniel B. Lubaton3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    hey matpat check the trailer of the fnaf security breach!!!!!!!!!!

  • SpongeBob SquarePants
    SpongeBob SquarePants3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The “Simon” doll strangely looks like moo face from the security break trailer

  • Kiel Opo
    Kiel Opo3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I’m not pretty sure about it because yeah it stands out but idrk, Evan Afton isnt really sticking up to me, it seems sunken down from the other names, but im not getting deeper into it, i’ll just wait

  • Certified Asshole
    Certified Asshole3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    intro reminds me of that one episode of adventure time i watched...

  • pugs in a blanket
    pugs in a blanket3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    reddit moment

  • Dark Fire
    Dark Fire3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I'snt William afton the first on screen death in fnaf 3

  • Rahma Shifa
    Rahma Shifa3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Guys I found the fnaf 4 lore I THINK. Here is my fnaf 4 mini theory. The crying child Is being manipulated by his golden Freddy plush. He wants the crying child to think that all the animatronics are bad and that he's the only good one. the way he made these animatronics in the child's mind is by using the illusion disc. And you may be thinking oh if this is an illusion that out then how come the child dies after being caught by one? see on the side of the bed he's in medical treatment. I think that means you can't really see anything scary cos he has like anxiety and I think he might get a heart attack or something and die. that is all I can explain. I'll try and give you the lore of nightmare but cos it's just been really hard and stressful, but if you can reply to this with the lore of nightmare before I'm able to update this then congrats, and like I said finding the lore of nightmare has been extremely stressful and hard, but I think that nightmare is golden Freddy's spirit. As you can see has a golden top hat and a golden bow tie. That's all I can say for now I don't really have more info.

  • Willo Nelson
    Willo Nelson3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I have seen people think that the crying child's name Chris

  • Karin Conroy
    Karin Conroy3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา


  • Delani Spainhower
    Delani Spainhower3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The crying child is absolutely NOT a bear for five nights at freddys fazbbear pizzaria

  • Dexdela
    Dexdela3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    wonder if he will do a breakdown abt the new security breach trailer

  • DK-Kreations
    DK-Kreations3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please. Little Nightmares 2 please.

  • Sharon Pinel
    Sharon Pinel3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา 6:36 I am 99% sure its Gregory

  • shelly lowry
    shelly lowry3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The crying child name is Christopher afton

  • Gamer
    Gamer3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Cool matpat another video about Five nights at freddy's and not the Crowe family.

  • mangaturtle
    mangaturtle3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Did Reddit just solve FNAF? No. They did not and this title is clickblait. 👎👎🖕

  • Benjamin Norris
    Benjamin Norris3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Its cris

  • Sebastian The champ
    Sebastian The champ3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The morty theme sounds all so familiar

  • Summer Haynes
    Summer Haynes3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    MatPat: Did we solve this? Scott: nope. [trailer for Security Breach]

  • Skyler MacLean
    Skyler MacLean3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The crying child's name is Christopher or short for chris

  • • All_ Star•
    • All_ Star•4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา


  • Dycon
    Dycon4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Can't wait for the new trailer theory

  • Alex Fazbear
    Alex Fazbear4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    MatPat: I think I solved fnaf now! Scott: *>:)*

  • The_Violet_Demon
    The_Violet_Demon4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Hey matpat did you know that in the security breach trailer you can hear ballora’s song from sister location in the background and if you brighten up a part where you see a guy in front of the security cameras you will see stripes like the one from the crying child’s or evan’s shirt in game

  • Yoongchi Loo
    Yoongchi Loo4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Plot twist : The real theory is actually the channel it self

  • Levi Gas
    Levi Gas4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I thought the crying child was named Norman

  • Madi Kralman
    Madi Kralman4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    so I had a theory a couple fnaf theories ago but I want to say it again just because soooooooooo "I have a theory, what if Cassidy was killed before the crying child. she went on to posses phsycic friend fredbear to keep an eye on william and his children, (which would explain how friend fredbear is able to teleport around) cassidy then starts to feel bad for the crying child and stays with him to help him. after the crying child gets bitten, cassidy tries to help him by by finding an animatronic to share, and desides golden freddy is a good fit. she tells chrying child that she will put him back together(as in sharing a body with him) and when nightmare attacks thats just him getting transferred into golden freddy." sorry not sorry :D

  • The Kyle Show
    The Kyle Show4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Why is Freddy Fazbear the only animatronic with a last name?

  • SpiderohGaming
    SpiderohGaming4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    What about the graphic novels?

  • xScitobor 123
    xScitobor 1234 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    0:42 "rem a gereht yeh ho" secret message or just spooky animation (msg me if this actually goes to something and sped up your research or something)

  • Light Nightmare
    Light Nightmare4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The Evan survived bite just he’s ghost go to golden freddy’s body and he’s body lying of dying?

  • Itz_Silver
    Itz_Silver4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Me: wait- I thought that the kid's name was chris? Oh yeah I forgot- that must have happend when people think that Mrs Afton's name is CLARA! I mean, I get clara, BUT CHRIS!? EVAN MUST BE SPITTING IN HIS GRAVE RIGHT NOW!

  • 《Deleted》 the 1945
    《Deleted》 the 19454 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    We've been here for a long time and probably half of the lore isn't even been revealed, guess its still a long journey

  • Cesar Reyes
    Cesar Reyes4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา


  • Nachopuncher
    Nachopuncher4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Hey MatPat remember when you were phone guy. Good times

  • Plesio
    Plesio4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    i love when u do game theory fnaf theory

  • Jonash Baldoza
    Jonash Baldoza4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    what if the dad name his son evan jr.

  • ConstyGolden
    ConstyGolden4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    dude my name is evan so this freaked me out

  • Joshua Clark
    Joshua Clark4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Matt, WandaVision, NOW

  • benjamin israel
    benjamin israel4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    theory: in the new trailer you see Gregory hiding from vannese the security guard. now remember the first trailer where vanny was saying it's just a glitch and was saying it like she lost his trust .but why would he trust her to begin with maaayybe because she was dressed as a night guard but then glitched out showing her vanny side making him run and hide. and to further back it up at the end she was saying that he doesn't know what going on here. how does she? but I'll just cross it as vannesse is the good side trying to help Gregory out but vanny (her messed up side) is stopping her... BUT HEY THAT'S JUST A THEORY A GAME THEORY.

  • Owen E
    Owen E4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Fnf got different

  • blevvy
    blevvy4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    it's taking longer to solve fnaf than the time it's taking to complete yandere sim.

  • Warm Regi
    Warm Regi5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    WHO IS JAKE, i've missed so many episodes

  • Rolfy Widdle
    Rolfy Widdle5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Matpat I hope you see, this but in the fnaf security breach gameplay trailer You never ever see glamrock Freddy attack you. I was thinking you could do something with that.

  • Lead Gamer
    Lead Gamer5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I’m pretty sure it’s young Michael afton, don’t forget of the old vids, Just an animatronic Edit: Just like with Charlie. Also my theory of micheal is that he is. 3 times the animatronics, because he was first human working at Circus baby’s diner, then died become purple guy, with Ennard, then died again completely when ennard escaped, he’s alive, died after being scared in attempt of the freeing the souls from the animatronics, died from being in spring lock suit, meaning that there are 2 spring traps, one is William afton, and now micheal afton, and in sister location micheal isn’t dead, in sister location cut scenes of fazbear frights show that spring trap/micheal is alive in the still burnt Freddy fazbear fright, now he is trying to find him before he dies. Anyone who wants to use this info as a Theory, they can, oof.

  • Nabby2
    Nabby25 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Cant wait to see your theory after the trailer that dropped