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 days ago

    guess im the crying child guys

  • Top Knotch

    Top Knotch

    5 days ago

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  • Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A

    5 days ago

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  • Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood

    5 days ago

    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 days ago

    @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 days ago

    who u?

  • Thomas SK
    Thomas SKMinute ago

    I think his name is Sammy

  • Ban ana
    Ban ana2 minutes ago

    MatPat Do Little Nightmares too

  • 4reason Trucking
    4reason Trucking11 minutes ago

    OMG ur the crying child EVAN OMG

  • Idriss Ab
    Idriss Ab16 minutes ago

    Am I the only one who thinks it’s actually Nave....after all Scott is a big troll so he could’ve makes us think it’s Evan but it’s Actually Nave since Nave is a boy name....but hey it’s just a theory! A fnaf theory!

  • Idriss Ab

    Idriss Ab

    14 minutes ago

    Also it costed us 5 years so that’s very hard and we got it so fast so it ca. Be false

  • Frances Stearns
    Frances Stearns20 minutes ago


    {GOLDEN•ULTRA•360K}26 minutes ago

    I'm looking afford to hearing a theory about LITTLE NIGHMARES

  • Zoe Otaku
    Zoe Otaku33 minutes ago

    Did u _had_ to pick _that_ puppet design

  • Golden Stamon
    Golden Stamon35 minutes ago

    No, that's the eleventh of the fatui harbringers, childe

  • pizza
    pizza36 minutes ago

    To be honest, I think that Chris is his real name. So many people use it!

  • Scott Cotton

    Scott Cotton

    25 minutes ago

    Almost everyone used to call purple guy “vincent”. Was that his real name?

  • 【 evangeline anastacia audrey 】
    【 evangeline anastacia audrey 】41 minute ago

    is it just me or is cassidy's look that MatPat uses in this video just plain out scary it haunts me in my dreams i cant unsee it anymore

  • Spring Trap
    Spring Trap43 minutes ago

    Evan is that you

  • Natalie Gourlay
    Natalie Gourlay46 minutes ago

    I have a feeling that 'Evan' and Michael are not full brothers. Going onto your theory about Henry being the father of 'Evan' (which i very much enjoyed btw) made alot of sense but however would a brother kill another brother without feeling upset about it? (Bite of 83) Michael puts Evans head into freddy and when the accident happens he doesn't seem to show being upset about it perhaps they are half brothers one whos father is Henry (Evan) and the others purple guy (Michael) it would make alot of sense then for the two half brothers to hate each other and for the story to line up

  • Faded_Jxmie
    Faded_Jxmie48 minutes ago

    The real question now is, where did they get the name Chris, and how? We need to solve 😌

  • Pug life
    Pug life51 minute ago


  • Neptune
    Neptune57 minutes ago

    Some Compelling Evan-dence

  • TheLazy _Pheonix
    TheLazy _Pheonix59 minutes ago

    Can you do a theory about how the funtimes would not be able to move like they do if they were not possesed?And try and figure out some of the souls names?

  • Kitt Betelgeuse
    Kitt Betelgeuse59 minutes ago

    this video better not have a jumpscare

  • Warrens_Stuff
    Warrens_StuffHour ago

    guys just call him chris until scott reveals his name

  • MagicArtist3163
    MagicArtist3163Hour ago

    His name is Gregory they reveal this in the fnaf security breach trailor if you look closely you can see the grey lines on his shirt just like the one from the mini game everything seems to match except for the fact that the crying child is dead "or im stupid and you play as him in fnaf4"

  • Also A Fan
    Also A FanHour ago

    13:45 “he’s intense about making money, and he’s really good at it” Flashback to that one theory where Scott is purple guy because of family pictures on the fnaf 4 hallway wall. I think MattPat made it not sure though Scott = Michael. But that’s just a theory, A GAME THEORY aaaand cut I haven’t read the book so I don’t know if they tell us what his job is

  • Ducky_BTW
    Ducky_BTWHour ago

    wasn't the crying child micheal afton, and thats why william afon made him a robot, and why he didn't die to the scooper but thr fire

  • Μάνος Ζαμπάκης
    Μάνος ΖαμπάκηςHour ago

    I thought you were gonna draw a parowell between psychic friend fredbear and simon becase they both helped the main character who is suffering from a disease in his brain at 13:13

  • Electrowave 77
    Electrowave 77Hour ago

    I think the crying child is balloon boy

  • Miles Tophat
    Miles TophatHour ago

    No, He died young he couldn't have a son


    I think you should go back to minecraft creeper because even with no arms it can deal damage to the player without exploding

  • Anti Fredbear
    Anti FredbearHour ago

    Me when a new Fnaf theory comes out: 🥳

  • ɢʀɪᴍ ʀᴇᴀᴘᴇʀ
    ɢʀɪᴍ ʀᴇᴀᴘᴇʀ2 hours ago

    Good job reddet

  • Lysandra Renshaw
    Lysandra Renshaw2 hours ago

    when will he realize that crying childs name is chris

  • Lysandra Renshaw

    Lysandra Renshaw

    Hour ago

    it was in when fnaf world was released

  • Sethisclutch
    Sethisclutch2 hours ago

    So many theories have me confused. Thought the child was michael ?

    AVOIDTHEVO1D2 hours ago

    Who is Funtime Freddy

  • Gretchen
    Gretchen2 hours ago

    I had to rewatch old theory vids just to watch this one

  • aleks.
    aleks.2 hours ago

    do you remember the times that we thought foxy was good and tried to warn us to get out before it was too late but his voice box was broken from biting the kid in '87? ...yeah

  • aleks.
    aleks.2 hours ago

    that picture he uses for cassidy is scarier than the game

  • IRS
    IRS2 hours ago


  • Lucijano mc
    Lucijano mc2 hours ago

    isn't chris afton

    MOA X STAY2 hours ago

    Soo, mat, when u gonna finish the petscop theory from 2019?

  • Patrick Cleary
    Patrick Cleary2 hours ago

    Please do little nightmares

  • russian pooch
    russian pooch2 hours ago

    i’ll call him jerome ma homie

  • pj balabala
    pj balabala3 hours ago

    Can you do little nightmare?

  • William Christopher
    William Christopher3 hours ago

    It’s stupid how gacha idiots still use the name “Chris” I don’t even know where the name “Chris” came from,

  • Vali Eu
    Vali Eu3 hours ago

    The crying child is actually Gregory from Security Breach because in the new trailer it shows Gregory looking at monitors and if u look closely u see that on the back of Gregory are 2 grey lines exactly how the crying child has on his back

  • The D Dog

    The D Dog

    3 hours ago

    I saw someone yesterday who had 2 strips on his shirt, is he Crying child?

  • Donny Heady
    Donny Heady3 hours ago

    The crying childs not named Evan. I have a way. We need to read all of the fnaf books at once then after we finish one, we write notes about it. When we're done, we compare and contrast them. See what pops up mat. You'd be surprised.

  • Only_
    Only_3 hours ago

    "(crying child) was important enough to have the first on screen death in the series." Charlie and William: Are we a joke to you?

  • minecraft god87 gamer123
    minecraft god87 gamer1233 hours ago

    Crying child Is Chirstoper

  • Fabiangamers42
    Fabiangamers423 hours ago

    But both name has no end like Chris and Evan. So far for Evan we cant connect the N to Eva, Crying Child contains the letter c h r i but no s so i guess instead of crying child call it mysterious last alphabet (mla)

  • Gator Playz
    Gator Playz3 hours ago

    He should do little nightmare ngl

  • Player Charlotte
    Player Charlotte3 hours ago

    In the trailer of Security Breach we can see that the main character 'Gregory' wears the same shirt as the crying child and the security guard has blond hair and green eyes,just like Elizabeth Afton.

  • Exotic


    3 hours ago

    But i think Elizabeth had Orange hair-

  • Fabiangamers42
    Fabiangamers423 hours ago

    Gacha community: Its not evan its chris and he date nightmare "We dont do that here"

  • Exotic


    2 hours ago

    @Fabiangamers42 exacly! Like ennard X Michael- Its just, no.

  • Fabiangamers42


    3 hours ago

    @Exotic ikr its disgusting plus the mike ennard like bro you fandoms are shipping enemies with enemies

  • Exotic


    3 hours ago

    @Fabiangamers42 i Uh- i was Talking about how this ship between "Chris" and nightmare is disgusting- XD

  • Fabiangamers42


    3 hours ago

    @Exotic but something to notice, in Crying Child, there are c h r i but no s, in foxy grid, we found Eva, but no n so i mean both name could be connected

  • Exotic


    3 hours ago


  • Oltre!
    Oltre!3 hours ago

    So basically...Phone Guy is Purple Guy

  • Jack Walton
    Jack Walton3 hours ago

    Hummmmmmmm intresting

  • Lisa Stormo
    Lisa Stormo3 hours ago

    Did i completely missunderstand something? How could the crying child be the dad?

  • The Matisss
    The Matisss3 hours ago

    Can we just appreciate MatPat's editing skills. He's so talented I'm so glad he has grown so much!

  • CostaFamily Gaming
    CostaFamily Gaming3 hours ago

    His name is Chris

    MANAS SAHU3 hours ago

    Please fnaf

  • Yesenia Hrnandez owo
    Yesenia Hrnandez owo3 hours ago

    Hi maybe new see mm love this now :3

  • ThinkSync
    ThinkSync4 hours ago

    Mat, Remember the doll in the closet named simon... Well.. remember previous theory's, Maybe the stichwrath's head is a dolls face.. Maybe the doll is one of the agony stuff...

  • Chris Afton
    Chris Afton4 hours ago


  • marwan gaming chanele
    marwan gaming chanele4 hours ago

    Hey game there a a game fnf cg5 edition and tips weard because fnf carapters where in 2019 thats 2 years ago pico and pumpkin and scalability where at 2019 ok go figer out game

  • Ralph Wiggum
    Ralph Wiggum4 hours ago

    Poor matpat he didn't see The trailer for Security breach

  • Luxray Lloyd
    Luxray Lloyd4 hours ago

    HUGE props to MatPat for admitting that some of his theories are confirmation bias

  • Gangster Bailey ROBLOX and more
    Gangster Bailey ROBLOX and more4 hours ago

    Ena ena

  • Gamer Aj
    Gamer Aj4 hours ago


  • Marquis Dennis Sr.
    Marquis Dennis Sr.4 hours ago

    Hey Matpat are you thinking about making a music theory or have thought about making it

  • that one viber
    that one viber4 hours ago

    I wish that the intro was you going to a theatre with mat instead of spooki door

  • Alfie Stewart
    Alfie Stewart4 hours ago

    the crying child's name is chris afton

  • julinacorea
    julinacorea4 hours ago

    I thought the crying childs name is chris

  • rhythm poil
    rhythm poil4 hours ago

    Godzilla vs kong

  • james albus
    james albus4 hours ago

    at the start it sounded like he turned into Pennywise

    KOKOREÇMAN Gaming4 hours ago


  • {¡bro[]-n uwu¿}
    {¡bro[]-n uwu¿}4 hours ago

    Guess I'll research more

  • Tyler Cashmere holt
    Tyler Cashmere holt4 hours ago

    I think there's another way to prove that two people are in golden freddy first Cassidy they want afton to suffer while evan(or crying child)has no anger towards afton so that explains fnaf7 or ultimate custom night for afton's heck. Next evan in fnaf7 Cassidy doesn't know fnaf 4 while evan is the only one to suffer from it so Cassidy doesn't need to have fnaf4 animatronics (or know) unless evan told Cassidy. So that was my theory thanks for your time btw I'm tried doing this at 12:32 so there might be mistakes bye.

  • Optimate Xqc
    Optimate Xqc4 hours ago

    You need to do something about security breach trailer

  • Jane Lewis
    Jane Lewis5 hours ago

    another SB trailer came out so u know what u gotta do mat

  • moopleeXD
    moopleeXD5 hours ago

    Bro, left u from ur FNAF content.... Coming back with u doing FNAF content, respect.

  • Noobi Boi
    Noobi Boi5 hours ago

    His name is Chris

  • Parker Retz
    Parker Retz5 hours ago

    3 things in can put together 1 Evan is michaels big brother 2 the doll and the kid with a teumur relate to fnaf4 story. 3 confirmation that milliam afton did set cameras and sound discs and illusions discs for Michael afton, this due to the fact that walkie talkies were in the hospital cabinet, this is relateable to how the nightmare animatronics not being real and just michaels dad behind the control of the room where Michael was in fnaf 4.

  • Reepurr
    Reepurr5 hours ago


  • Octo Splat
    Octo Splat5 hours ago

    It was 2 am when I watched this and I checked to see if my closet was closed-

  • DaemosDaen
    DaemosDaen5 hours ago

    That this point I think that FNAF's timeline and lore are "What ever will make Matt Pat lose his mind more" Just sayin.

  • I’m not SUS
    I’m not SUS5 hours ago

    Scott must be laughing at our stupid theories

  • summed mist
    summed mist5 hours ago

    Matpat does a pretty good pennywise

  • sotobot
    sotobot5 hours ago

    Gameplay trailer

  • sotobot
    sotobot5 hours ago

    Please do fnaf sucurity breach

  • sotobot
    sotobot5 hours ago

    Sucurity breach

  • Multi 0S
    Multi 0S5 hours ago

    that it i had it and I mean nothing against you matpat it's just I had enough. your theories used to be entertaining for me but I doubt the time and had my own opinions on them but they were still good videos but some of the community has taken that little too far using your theories as evidence for everything fnaf now why that's bad it's not because I hate your videos no but it's the people who keep telling me and others that everything you have said is true and not doubt it they also said if you believe in other opinions are theories that you are not a fan of the series itself even though that i have being a fan of the series ever since it came out I shared my opinion at first it was fine in the beginning people just question me and I gave them their answers and I was being polite about that too but as a continue on instead of questions and being polite back they criticize me and not in the good way they started out saying I'm wrong this is that and that is this and I answered them back politely how I believe how this is that in this is that but they did not care as we kept going they kept growing meaner and meaner and growing more toxic and not just toxic to me but toxic to a different group of people in the community just because they have slightly different theories than yours I am not going to repeat anything they said nor say any of their names. they just kept getting angrier and angry are because I do not bend the knee to them know it's not your fault nor your theories but this toxic group in the community has placed your theories on the a pedestal and if anyone disagrees the toxic group considers them non-fans I'm trying to chase them out and they do not care who the person is even if there are new fan or an old fan I have been meaning to comment on one of your videos I had to build up the courage to I promised myself the next video you do on the series I will finally speak my mind and I am sorry for this long comments it's just I had to finally say something about this as my new saying goes believe what you want to believe and I'll believe what I want to believe.

  • Brotaro Kujo
    Brotaro Kujo5 hours ago

    Wait if gacha tubers call him chris that means HE IS CHRIS EVAN???!??!

  • abhiram yerramalli
    abhiram yerramalli5 hours ago

    You will play security breach right

  • maraj khan
    maraj khan6 hours ago

    Matpat the new security breach trailer is here you better watch it

  • Umbrio games And more
    Umbrio games And more6 hours ago

    In the new trailer a kid in a black shirt with 2 grey stripes stands infront of countless cameras with the iconic “hello hello”

  • jazzymoreler Zamora
    jazzymoreler Zamora6 hours ago

    Soooo... can we finnally have a little nightmares 2 theory?

  • D and t Gameing
    D and t Gameing6 hours ago

    Ummm can you please make a theory on little nightmares 2

  • The Three Monkeys
    The Three Monkeys6 hours ago

    matpat: I'm actually not going to spoil it here also matpat 30 seconds later: jake goes on to poses the Simon doll

  • Angel YAaS
    Angel YAaS6 hours ago

    My theory is that ms afton died while giving birth to C.C/Eli

  • bogdan zz
    bogdan zz6 hours ago

    I think the crying child name is GREGORY because if you go to the trailer you will se a kid with some lines on his shirt , and that makes sense why animatronics want to hunt him because he is GREGORY AFTON they want to kill all the members from the AFTON familiy , this is only my theory.

  • Sonantis Zq
    Sonantis Zq6 hours ago

    Matpat in his third fnaf theory says “i will come back i always do” and afton in ultimate custom night says “i always come back” Is this scott applying a reference

  • butterDog
    butterDog6 hours ago

    Make a theory on little nightmare 2 pls (my fav horror game)

  • yeye
    yeye6 hours ago

  • Romki
    Romki6 hours ago

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

  • OKHuncho
    OKHuncho6 hours ago

    I feel old 6 years Crazy