We're just best friends; that's all we are. ...For now. Not saying it's a possibility it could turn into something later. Both of us know, long-distance relationships... we're just not fans of that sort of thing. And if we ever got to spend more time together in real life... Like, if I move to Seattle, that'll open up a lot of possibilities for us to spend more time together in real life. And who knows? She's a wonderful girl. I'd be happy to spend the rest of my life with her. Maybe it'll happen. Whether it's as a husband or as a friend doesn't matter. Just as long as we're together. Because... I love her. Yeah.
In similar vain, his response to Lucahjin's question about what he enjoyed most about PAX, he replied with this.
While not quite on the same level as the two above, NCS originally didn't plan on playing Donkey Kong 64, especially since he hadn't played it before. But because his fans wanted to see him do it, he was determined to do it to make his fans happy. The best part? He ended up loving the game and having a great time making it, and was glad his fans had suggested it. Everybody wins!
Anytime he tells how much he loves and appreciates his fans.
Not related to his Let's Plays, but this article he wrote back in 2000. Still rings true to this day.
In his Secret of Evermore LP, he names his Canine Companion "Interceptor." What's so sweet about that? The story that goes with it: One day, while he was going home from a lengthy walk, a dog appeared. It began to follow him and stick with him, and even played with him while he walked. While he knew he could never keep the dog, it even steadfastly refused his attempts to get rid of it. It eventually left... but during their short time together, he dubbed the dog "The Interceptor." Awww.
His Pokémon Sapphire LP in which he slowly grows to love the game.
As he encounters different trainers, he reads their names out and tells stories from his past about people he knows or once knew with those names. The fact that he comes out with these stories for so many trainer names says a lot.
During one episode of his Plants vs Zombies 2 LP, he mentions he found out his nieces watch his videos.
NCS: So if you guys are watching, hi! It was awesome playing Super Mario 64 with you guys!
Hearing him audibly trying not to get choked up during the ending of Yoshi's Island.