* ColbertBump: When Notch retweeted Dan's anniversary update, the site was crushed under the strain of Notch's followers. [[UpToEleven For weeks]].
* TheRedStapler
** 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]].
** In April 2015 he released a video of the game Outer Wilds, causing the Procrastinators to crash the download server with traffic.
* FanCommunityNickname: "Procrastinators".
* OneOfUs: In addition to the whole video games shebang, Dan is a fan of ProfessionalWrestling, ''Series/DoctorWho'' and ''Series/{{Sherlock}}''. [[https://twitter.com/DanNerdCubed/status/576061057493561344 He even knows of this very wiki.]]
* 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-[[Website/{{Reddit}} Reddits]].
** Later averted when he opened up the [=YouTube=] comment section again on all his videos, including ones that were uploaded during the time he kept them closed.