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YMMV: Yogscast
See here for YMMVs pertaining to the Yogscast Minecraft Series.
See here for YMMVs pertaining to Sips.
See here for YMMVs pertaining to The YoGPoD.
See here for YMMVs related to Hat Films.
See here for YMMVs related to Area 11.
  • Base Breaker:
    • Any change in the lineup for Garry's Mod has been extremely controversial, although for some bizarre reason In The Little Wood's involvement became a particular point of contention, creating a divide on many levels. Some fans like him and don't mind that he's in, others like him but wish that Sips took his place. Then there's his skill- having someone new is amusing, refreshing or frustrating, particularly when he fails to notice the murderer sneaking past him and gets everyone shanked.
    • Whenever Kim Richards gets to costar in any series, the comment section will inevitably devolve into an argument between those that don't want her to collaborate (in no small part because of irrational hatred and double standards on the hatedom's behalf) and those that do.
  • Broken Base:
    • Between Minecraft fans and fans of the Yogscast in general. Before the Fan Dumb part on the Yogscast Minecraft Series page was removed, it made around a sixth of the article.
    • The Minecon Clusterfuck is an example of just how bad a slight misunderstanding and some twittering can snowball into an enormous Broken Base. Seems to have all blown over now, though.
    • The whole argument with Gamechap and Bertie towards the end of 2013, in no small part owing to content that some viewers (mainly women and to a lesser extent ethnic minorities) deemed unacceptable.
    • As with a few Let's Play videos of Trouble In Terrorist Town, their behaviour, while funny and not quite as bad as some other gamers, is somewhat divisive. While cases of RDM are fewer and further between in comparison, there are a few blatant moments, and they end up ghosting a few times. Some fans don't care and find it funny, others are a bit more stern note . This is also the case with Murder since the gang tend to RDM a few times and also ghost, although to their credit the players do call each other out on this in both games.
    • The new "Conquest" channel has a bit of a mixed reception. Some view it as them selling out, some are fine with it being done and think it's a breath of fresh air, while pointing out that there have been sponsored videos in the past. A third group don't mind either way.
    • The Tumblr blog ProblematicYogscast has been a source of contention by fans of all stripes and even some of the Yogscast itself. And best to leave it there.
  • Crosses the Line Twice:
    • Simon's comment after spilling his cup of tea in "Ampu-Tea":
    Simon: "Now I know how the Americans felt on 9/11."
    • An episode of Garry's Mod had Simon, Lewis and co spawn in the Twin Towers and then make similar jokes, so much so that the group banned comments because of how many times they crossed the line.
    • In the same vein still; During a Minecraft plane mod, Lewis almost crashes into two large block towers, prompting Simon to say "You nearly recreated 9/11 there".
    • Murder essentially runs on this. In this episode alone, there's jokes about Stephen Hawking being a murderer with the same monotonous voice complete with a perfect impression from Trott, jokes about children, pretty much everything under the sun.
    • During Episode 5 of Prop Hunt, Lewis spots two dead bodies in a pool, asking what happened. Sjin snarks that it's like Michael Barrymore's house. Everyone present responds with disgusted laughter.
  • Ear Worm:
    • The opening to their older videos, such as their World of Warcraft videos.
    • Nilesy's outro song. This is my outro song, so that the vid doesn't end too suddenly...
  • Ensemble Darkhorse:
    • While every Yogscast video maker is someone's favourite, quite a few of the non-video makers are relatively popular too, such as Sam Gibbs the sound engineer, who got a lot of love in the 2013 livestream for doing a good job, being good at games and playing guitar well. He could also be one hell of a troll when he wanted to, particularly towards Parv.
    • Will, page found here, has also picked up a lot of fans in a very short space of time, owing to his competence at Minecraft, decent tutorials that got to the point, and his awesomely deep voice.
  • Fandom Rivalry: While Game Chap and the Yogscast used to get on really well, the former insulting the Yogscast and their fans on Reddit was enough to get them kicked out. Since then, mention one of them on the other's forum and you'll be met with scorn (or, in the case of the former, a ban).
  • Forced Meme: "The horse is lovely!" note 
  • Friendly Fandoms:
    • With Jesse Cox, since Simon and he get on like a house on fire.
    • Fans of The Cynical Brit and the Yogs also get along quite well, although their Minecraft series is a slightly different matter.
    • In spite of members of both fandoms sniping back and forth at each other, fans of Achievement Hunter and the Yogs mostly get along well, or at least enough to co-exist peacefully. Simon and Lewis both follow Gavin Free, who follows Simon back.
    • Before Hat Films actually joined the Yogs, they got on with each other rather well, as did their fandoms. When it was announced that they would join, both fandoms (mostly) rejoiced.
    • Formerly with Game Chap, since they used to be thick as thieves, although after they were kicked out the Yogscast it turned into a Fandom Rivalry.
  • Ho Yay:
    • Lewis and Simon have their moments. Especially in MMORPG games where they are playing opposite sexes, like in Mists of Pandaria when Simon yelled at Lewis to take his clothes off (to show that the female pandas now had underwear), or in Archage where they were going to build a home together and raise cubs.

      It should be noted that the origin of the Simon and Lewis team originated from Simon being in Lewis's World of Warcraft guild as a female character, and Lewis attempting to... "win Honeydew's favor". Of course, while Lewis was initially disappointed by The Reveal, he got along with Simon anyway once he realized how funny he was.
    • Simon and BRIAN BLESSED here.
    • Not to mention Simon kissing Lewis when he cuts his lip. Please note Hannah's complete lack of reaction.
    • Lewis randomly gives Duncan a kiss.
    • Sjin. No matter who he's working with—whether it's Sips, Lewis, Simon, or Nilesy—he always manages to throw in some Ho Yay / Faux Yay.
    • When Martyn and Strippin play mini-golf, Strippin has an... interesting way of distracting his opponent.
      • Speaking of Strippin and competitors, he also managed to kiss Alsmiffy on the nose before the burger challenge (which they spoon each other afterwards in agony).
  • Internet Backdraft:
    • Someone reported the main channel for being under 13. Somebody on YouTube immediately banned the channel, wiping all two thousand videos, causing this trope in SPADES.
    • The whole Gamechap and Bertie argument also fell into this, though admittedly Gamechap fanning the flames by calling the users of their subreddit idiots wasn't a smart move.
    • The fandom has been stupidly vocal in terms of how they think In The Little Wood replaced Sips for Garry's Mod, irrationally spamming hate comments. Overlaps with Critical Research Failure, since there's no proof that he necessarily replaced Sips and fewer people complained that Hannah Rutherford wasn't in it.
    • Fans got particularly angry on many things during the first half of 2013 and irrationally spammed hate comments, eventually getting comments banned for two months- naturally, the forums had a field day with this. This video explains some of the comments that were responsible.
  • Iron Woobie: Zoey. Honestly, the fact that she's constantly happy and nice to everyone is a miracle, given how her early years went. In spite of all the bad experiences, she's probably one of the kindest people in the world, or at least the group.
  • Magnificent Bastard:
    • Sips and Lewis towards the end of the second playthrough of Civilization 5: Brave New World. The former pays a weaker adversary to turn on Rythian, ensuring that the weaker adversary will be wiped out after doing as much damage to Rythian as possible, and the latter eventually invests his time in enough technology to curbstomp everybody in the world.
    • Sips and Lewis manage to pull this trope off again in this episode of Trouble In Terrorist Town, with Sips misleading Hat Films into trusting him and waiting for Lewis to attack. When they come under fire, Sips finishes off his teammates, winning the traitors the round.
  • Memetic Badass: Most of the members get this, but Strippin takes the cake owing to his well-built physique and his real-life strength. Turpster at one point refers to him as the strongest man in Yogtowers.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • "LOOKS FUCKING SHIT" and variations after an infamous Yogtrailers video where Simon yelled it out at the beginning of a trailer to lampshade how the Yogscast just tear apart trailers.
    • "Dear Yogscast, my (insert age of child here) son/daughter saw you swearing in their video and they (insert extreme overreaction), please (insert disproportionate reaction here)". Has led to several variations such as "thanks for making my autistic child chat with other people" and "thanks for teaching them swearing so I don't have to".
    • "RIP Parv" promptly became a meme after Simon and Lewis started pretending he was dead on a livestream. It became a Running Gag throughout the rest of December 2013. The chat mods tried making it a Discredited Meme, but the fans and the Yogscast no less were having none of it, and therefore it kept going.
    • "EAT SHIT" for their Garry's Mod videos, since Ross from Hat Films uses it as his Pre Ass Kicking One Liner.
  • Mis-blamed: In this video in Trouble In Terrorist Town, Lewis is accused of ghosting by both fans and his friends. In reality, there was barely a second between death and him shouting out, and he did start yelling as he was dying; he points this out, and while the others do accuse him of milking the Big "NO!", they drop it after this.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • Despite their jokes, some of the stories they tell during Halloween Spack-2-cular are actually pretty creepy.
    • Whenever Ross gets the knife and goes on a hammy rampage, shouting "EAT SHIT" over and over again. It's funny, but the fact that he does it with no warning is sometimes a little scary, and when he really shouts it can be more terrifying than funny.
    • Simon's first round in Murder is to go around screaming at the top of his lungs, knife out and trying to murder everyone. He then gets killed easily when someone gets him in their sights and shoots. In a later round he becomes the murderer again and embraces Drunk on the Dark Side, with a good dose of Evil Is Hammy. It's done with almost no warning, which makes it terrifying as well as funny.
    • The "Eat of my pie" scene of Yogsquest episode 9. "Join us. Join us." (Slasher Smile.)
  • Older Than They Think: A good chunk of complaints about the new "Conquest" channel are related to the videos being sponsored, or at least offering the chance for players to win a Playstation 4. Weirdly enough, there were very few complaints when it came to their Heroes and Generals skits, or their Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare short, both of which were filmed long before the "Conquest" channel was even launched.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Quite a few things happen every now and then, owing to the overlapping between channels. One of the funniest examples would have to be Sparkles* stumbling in for a livestream that he obviously wasn't intended to be in, while completely drunk, so much so that he has to be taken home after only one minute. One minute, and yet he managed to easily be one of the funniest things there- at least, before everybody ''else'' got drunk.
  • Rewatch Bonus: In the Magicka Let's Play with Total Biscuit, whenever Simon gets a staff that has a use, he sets it off constantly for no reason. At first you assume it's just one of the ways he's trolling the other two, but Lewis realizes very late into the game that the default keybind for it is the middle mouse button, which Simon uses as his Vent push-to-talk key. Every time he does it actually is an honest accident.
  • “Stop Having Fun” Guys:
    • Lewis and Simon prefer to screw around in games rather than really play them, which stirs up some anger in fans who feel they don't show off the game very well. Some good examples are every time they cheat in a Minecraft adventure map, or the time they previewed DayZ (a slow-paced survival game) on a private server in which they were given guns and a sniper escort when they joined (turning it into a "wander around and occasionally shoot a zombie" game).
    • See Broken Base regarding Garry's Mod, and also look at Mis-blamed.
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?: Overlapping with Yogscast Minecraft Series, the Yogscast has received quite a few complaints about how the channel is not family-friendly, with profanity being the most common complaint. This overlaps with Critical Research Failure, since almost nobody in the group aims to in the first place. The only exceptions would be Zoey, who is the only one to focus primarily on that demographic, and even she has her moments by focusing on more mental health issues, as well as the odd horror game and things such as a modded version of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind).

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