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** Another running gag in his ''RWBY'' video is him sarcastically saying "Oh, I think he/she might be a bad guy" whenever a member of the White Fang is depicted as obviously and cartoonishly evil.


* His gag videos, including his ''Serious Lore Analysis'' videos, where he gives a VideoGame/DarkSouls-like reading to the lore of games like Sonic and Mario; they often veer off into Creator/DavidLynch-esque surreality, where the lines between serious analysis, bizarre comedy, and mind-fuckery are intentionally blurred.

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* His gag videos, including his ''Serious Lore Analysis'' videos, where he gives a VideoGame/DarkSouls-like ''VideoGame/DarkSouls''-like reading to the lore of games like Sonic and Mario; they often veer off into Creator/DavidLynch-esque surreality, where the lines between serious analysis, bizarre comedy, and mind-fuckery are intentionally blurred.



--->'''Hbomb:''' The gang gleefully kill dozens of White Fang members, throwing them off a train at high speeds where their remains will be shattered and smashed into a pulp, unburied in a collapsing tunnel covered in monsters and explsoives, and then later the only exit from this monster-infested tunnel is sealed shut, trapping any of the survivors inside to die horrible deaths. And sure, maybe they experienced racism and suffering, but [[SarcasmMode they decided to be evil so they got what was coming! If you kill one of these guys your conscience is clean!]]

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--->'''Hbomb:''' The gang gleefully kill dozens of White Fang members, throwing them off a train at high speeds where their remains will be shattered and smashed into a pulp, unburied in a collapsing tunnel covered in monsters and explsoives, explosives, and then later the only exit from this monster-infested tunnel is sealed shut, trapping any of the survivors inside to die horrible deaths. And sure, maybe they experienced racism and suffering, but [[SarcasmMode they decided to be evil so they got what was coming! If you kill one of these guys your conscience is clean!]]


* CrossThrough: During "Flat Earth: A Measured Response", Hbomb visits [[WebVideo/PhilosophyTube Abigail Thorn]] to discuss the subject, only to walk in on the filming of ''her'' video, "Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen?"... which involves Abigail [[MakesAsMuchSenseInContext pouring HP Sauce onto her face and into her mouth]]. Hbomb decides to just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution reference Abigail's video on the subject instead]].

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* CrossThrough: During "Flat Earth: A Measured Response", Hbomb visits [[WebVideo/PhilosophyTube Abigail Thorn]] to discuss the subject, only to walk in on the filming of ''her'' video, "Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen?"... which involves Abigail Abby [[MakesAsMuchSenseInContext pouring HP Sauce onto her face and into her mouth]]. Hbomb decides to just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution reference Abigail's Abby's video on the subject instead]].

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* DramaticallyMissingThePoint: One of the main points of his "Pick Up Artistry" video is that the cynical and misogynistic worldview of so-called "pick-up artists" is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of how relationships work. To illustrate this, Harris talks about a chapter from Roosh V's book ''Game'' in which Roosh recounts how a girl he knew in college rejected his advances even though he was a "nice guy," but gave him more attention when he started acting cold and rude towards her. Roosh cites this as evidence that women don't find nice guys attractive, while Harris notes that to an unbiased observer, it's obvious that she was concerned about his sudden change in behavior and was trying to maintain their friendship despite not being romantically interested in him. The fact that she is never mentioned again afterwards implies that she eventually gave up on him and moved on with her life, which means that Roosh drew all the wrong conclusions from this experience and drove away a girl who actually liked him for absolutely nothing.


** While most of the criticisms in the "Sherlock is Garbage" video are delivered fairly calmy, albeit with a heavy dose of sarcasm, the scene in which it is revealed that "a fucking boomerang" was used as a murder weapon actually causes Harris to ''scream'' in frustration.

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** While most of the criticisms in the "Sherlock is Garbage" video are delivered fairly calmy, calmly, albeit with a heavy dose of sarcasm, the scene in which it is revealed that "a fucking boomerang" was used as a murder weapon actually causes Harris to ''scream'' in frustration.


** Averted during his ''RWBY'' review, in that he specifically notes that he's avoiding much of the low-hanging fruit in regards to critiquing the show such as the frequent off-model moments or sub-par animation.

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** Averted during his ''RWBY'' review, in that he specifically notes that he's avoiding much of the low-hanging fruit in regards to critiquing the show such as the frequent off-model moments or sub-par animation. He points out that he's liked shows with much worse animation because the story and characters were good, and prettier visuals wouldn't fix the writing problems.


* {{Exposition}}: He argues that this is one of the biggest problems of ''RWBY'': not only is there a lot of exposition, but it is also poorly delivered. Concepts like Auras and Semblances are explained very poorly at inopportune times (like Pyrrha talking about Aura to Jaune, someone who should already know about it, over the fight between Rin and a giant snake). He particularly latches onto the fact that opening only briefly explains the concept of dust, which isn't enough to fully inform the viewer and has to later come back to it to explain. He also suspects the creators are aware of this problem since the concept of Aura is re-explained in Volume 5 and they created The World Of Remnant, an entirely separate series meant solely to explain the concept that the main failed to make clear.

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* {{Exposition}}: He argues that this is one of the biggest problems of ''RWBY'': not only is there a lot of exposition, but it is also almost always poorly delivered. Concepts like Auras and Semblances are explained very poorly at inopportune times and/or to people who shouldn't ''need'' to have them explained (like Pyrrha talking about Aura to Jaune, someone who should already know about it, it given his background, over the fight between Rin and a giant snake).snake, or Weiss's sister explaining that the Schnee Semblance is hereditary ''to Weiss''). He particularly latches onto the fact that opening only briefly explains the concept of dust, which isn't enough to fully inform the viewer and has to later come back to it to explain. He also suspects the creators are aware of this problem since the concept of Aura is re-explained in Volume 5 and they created The World Of Remnant, an entirely separate series meant solely to explain the concept that the main failed to make clear. He contrasts this with what he considers a genuinely good moment of exposition in the series--when a villain says "we got a huntress" in a tone of concern, the woman in question kicks some serious ass, and then Ruby excitedly asks for her autograph, that says a lot about the concept of huntresses in a way that blends seamlessly with the story.


* ForgotAboutHisPowers: In his video on ''RWBY'' he points out that Ruby displays amazing hand-to-hand abilities in her first appearance, but when it becomes necessary for her to be captured, she's suddenly useless without her weapon.



-->'''Harris:''' The main character, who theoretically should be the most interesting, is a lady in a nice outfit with a cool gun. That's a really low ceiling to put on a story.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: [[invoked]] Part of what frustrates him the most about ''RWBY'' is that the setting has lots of good ideas and potential story beats, but the main writers consistently fail to execute them properly. At one point he notes that "RWBY is a really fun show to write a wiki about."

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot: [[invoked]] Part of what frustrates him the most about ''RWBY'' is that the setting has lots of good ideas and potential story beats, but the main writers consistently fail to execute them properly.properly (for example, the conflict between Ruby and Weiss over Ruby being the leader of Team RWBY when Weiss wanted the position is quickly resolved by a professor lecturing Weiss on her attitude). At one point he notes that "RWBY is a really fun show to write a wiki about."


* CrossThrough: During "Flat Earth: A Measured Response", Hbomb visits [[WebVideo/PhilosophyTube Olly Thorn]] to discuss the subject, only to walk in on the filming of ''his'' video, "Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen?"... which involves Olly [[MakesAsMuchSenseInContext pouring HP Sauce onto his face and into his mouth]]. Hbomb decides to just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution reference Olly's video on the subject instead]].

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* CrossThrough: During "Flat Earth: A Measured Response", Hbomb visits [[WebVideo/PhilosophyTube Olly Abigail Thorn]] to discuss the subject, only to walk in on the filming of ''his'' ''her'' video, "Why Does Britain Still Have A Queen?"... which involves Olly Abigail [[MakesAsMuchSenseInContext pouring HP Sauce onto his her face and into his her mouth]]. Hbomb decides to just [[StatingTheSimpleSolution reference Olly's Abigail's video on the subject instead]].


* UnexplainedAccent: The "Pick Up Artistry" video features Lindsay Ellis reading excerpts from a book by Roosh V (an American of Armenian and Iranian descent) in an odd, vaguely German-accented voice for no concernable reason.

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* UnexplainedAccent: The "Pick Up Artistry" video features Lindsay Ellis reading excerpts from a book by Roosh V (an American of Armenian and Iranian descent) in an odd, vaguely German-accented voice for no concernable discernible reason.


* UnexplainedAccent: Lindsay Ellis's impersonation of Roosh V is oddly... German.

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* UnexplainedAccent: The "Pick Up Artistry" video features Lindsay Ellis's impersonation of Ellis reading excerpts from a book by Roosh V is oddly... German.(an American of Armenian and Iranian descent) in an odd, vaguely German-accented voice for no concernable reason.


** The ''fucking boomerang!'' in the "Sherlock is Garbage" video.

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** The ''fucking boomerang!'' While most of the criticisms in the "Sherlock is Garbage" video.video are delivered fairly calmy, albeit with a heavy dose of sarcasm, the scene in which it is revealed that "a fucking boomerang" was used as a murder weapon actually causes Harris to ''scream'' in frustration.


* DisappointedInYou: He makes a point that he finds ''RWBY'', more than anything, disappointing, because there was genuine talent working behind the scenes and the mere endeavor of creating a web series like that, the first original web series of that scale, is an ambitious and respectable goal, which is why he named the video ''RWBY is disappointing'' rather than "garbage". He points out the second half of season three as giving a genuine glimpse of what the show could have been if the series wasn't bogged down by poor, constant exposition, trying to imitate other, better shows and if the creators weren't so precious about their creation that they refused to give deeper flaws to their world and characters.



* ExistentialHorror: He jokingly refers to ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' as this in his video on speedrunning, as he considers its character switching mechanic and heavy use of backtracking an exercise in futility that serves as an reminder of limited an amount time a human lifespan actually is.
* FantasticRacism: ''RWBY's'' attempts at this with the Faunus plot makes up a significant chunk of his video on Volumes 1 to 3, as he breaks down how the plot fails in every conceivable manner to work on a writing level. As Hbomb made the video during a period of racial tension in the midst of the George Floyd protests, he's blunt in his assessment that the series miserably failed, especially when it came to how the setting has to bend over backwards to justify making the White Fang antagonists when they're almost entirely in the right.

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* ExistentialHorror: He jokingly refers to ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' as this in his video on speedrunning, as he considers its character switching mechanic and heavy use of backtracking an exercise in futility that serves as an a reminder of the limited an amount of time a human lifespan actually is.
* {{Exposition}}: He argues that this is one of the biggest problems of ''RWBY'': not only is there a lot of exposition, but it is also poorly delivered. Concepts like Auras and Semblances are explained very poorly at inopportune times (like Pyrrha talking about Aura to Jaune, someone who should already know about it, over the fight between Rin and a giant snake). He particularly latches onto the fact that opening only briefly explains the concept of dust, which isn't enough to fully inform the viewer and has to later come back to it to explain. He also suspects the creators are aware of this problem since the concept of Aura is re-explained in Volume 5 and they created The World Of Remnant, an entirely separate series meant solely to explain the concept that the main failed to make clear.
* FantasticRacism: ''RWBY's'' attempts at this with the Faunus plot makes up a significant chunk of his video on Volumes 1 to 3, as he breaks down how the plot fails in every conceivable manner to work on a writing level. As Hbomb made the video during a period of racial tension in the midst of the George Floyd protests, he's blunt in his assessment that the series miserably failed, especially when it came to how the setting has to bend over backwards backward to justify making the White Fang antagonists when they're almost entirely in the right.


** Writer Graham Linehan became this after Linehan spearheaded a campaign to get National Lottery funding withdrawn from the charity Mermaids, which provides support for gender nonconformity in children and young people. In response, Hbomberguy ran an epic 58-hour charity stream marathon in January 2019, where he battled to complete ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' to [[HundredPercentCompletion 101%]], raising over $340,000 for the charity while guests including WebVideo/ContraPoints, Chelsea Manning, Grant Kirkhope (composer for [=DK64=], and voice of Donkey Kong in the game), Creator/JohnRomero, and even US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, dropped in to chat and cheer him on. Linehan continued to post spiteful transphobic comments on Twitter throughout the stream, which only succeeded in [[StreisandEffect bringing further attention to the fundraising effort]], leading to the hashtag [=#ThanksGraham=] appearing in Twitter's trending topics over most of the weekend. ''To this day'', people still ask Graham Linehan (who has since been banned from Twitter and returned a few times under other names) if he knows how to beat [[ThatOneLevel Beaver Bother]] - a meme that started when Graham began grousing about the stream while Hbomb was stuck on it.

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** Writer Graham Linehan became this after Linehan spearheaded a campaign to get National Lottery funding withdrawn from the charity Mermaids, which provides support for gender nonconformity in children and young people. In response, Hbomberguy ran an epic 58-hour charity stream marathon in January 2019, where he battled to complete ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' to [[HundredPercentCompletion 101%]], raising over $340,000 for the charity while guests including WebVideo/ContraPoints, Chelsea Manning, Grant Kirkhope (composer for [=DK64=], and voice of Donkey Kong in the game), Creator/JohnRomero, and even US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, dropped in to chat and cheer him on. Linehan continued to post spiteful transphobic comments on Twitter throughout the stream, which only succeeded in [[StreisandEffect bringing further attention to the fundraising effort]], leading to the hashtag [=#ThanksGraham=] appearing in Twitter's trending topics over most of the weekend. ''To this day'', people still ask Graham Linehan (who has since been banned from Twitter and returned a few times under other names) if he knows how to beat [[ThatOneLevel [[ThatOneSidequest Beaver Bother]] - a meme that started when Graham began grousing about the stream while Hbomb was stuck on it.


** Writer Graham Linehan became this after Linehan spearheaded a campaign to get National Lottery funding withdrawn from the charity Mermaids, which provides support for gender nonconformity in children and young people. In response, Hbomberguy ran an epic 58-hour charity stream marathon in January 2019, where he battled to complete ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' to [[HundredPercentCompletion 101%]], raising over $340,000 for the charity while guests including WebVideo/ContraPoints, Chelsea Manning, Grant Kirkhope (composer for [=DK64=], and voice of Donkey Kong in the game), Creator/JohnRomero, and even US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, dropped in to chat and cheer him on. Linehan continued to post spiteful transphobic comments on Twitter throughout the stream, which only succeeded in [[StreisandEffect bringing further attention to the fundraising effort]], leading to the hashtag [=#ThanksGraham=] appearing in Twitter's trending topics over most of the weekend.

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** Writer Graham Linehan became this after Linehan spearheaded a campaign to get National Lottery funding withdrawn from the charity Mermaids, which provides support for gender nonconformity in children and young people. In response, Hbomberguy ran an epic 58-hour charity stream marathon in January 2019, where he battled to complete ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64'' to [[HundredPercentCompletion 101%]], raising over $340,000 for the charity while guests including WebVideo/ContraPoints, Chelsea Manning, Grant Kirkhope (composer for [=DK64=], and voice of Donkey Kong in the game), Creator/JohnRomero, and even US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, dropped in to chat and cheer him on. Linehan continued to post spiteful transphobic comments on Twitter throughout the stream, which only succeeded in [[StreisandEffect bringing further attention to the fundraising effort]], leading to the hashtag [=#ThanksGraham=] appearing in Twitter's trending topics over most of the weekend. ''To this day'', people still ask Graham Linehan (who has since been banned from Twitter and returned a few times under other names) if he knows how to beat [[ThatOneLevel Beaver Bother]] - a meme that started when Graham began grousing about the stream while Hbomb was stuck on it.

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