* ColbertBump: His video on VideoGame/{{Overgrowth}} caused the games sales to increase dramatically after it was posted, which [[http://blog.wolfire.com/2013/12/Why-Game-Developers-Need-YouTubers the developers acknowledge]].
* FanCommunityNickname: "Procrastinators"
* OneOfUs: In addition to the whole video games shebang, Dan is a fan of ''ProfessionalWrestling'', ''Series/DoctorWho'' and ''{{Series/Sherlock}}''.
* TrollingCreator: Dan in his ''Disco Dodgeball'' video. He knew the creator of the game would be watching, so he tried to trick him by starting the video saying ''Disco Dodgeball'' was the worst game ever.
* TheWikiRule: There is one [[http://nerdcubed.wikia.com/wiki/Nerd_Cubed_Wiki here]]
* WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings: Ever since the new Youtube comment section was introduced, Dan got a lot of spam links on his videos. As such, he took to disabling comments on his newer videos entirely, only allowing comments via sub-[[{{Reddit}} Reddits]].