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  • Approval of God: Because of the large overlap between players and staff members, there are many examples of staff members approving community worlds or other content.
    • "Moderator Land" by Stubby was named and famed for its several mod-exclusive text blocks, all added from staff members over the years.
    • Featured worlds and campaigns are based off this concept.
    • Former moderator Koto created The Level List, featuring hundreds of levels. Similarly, Kirby of the Campaign Team created The Level Library 2, a similar list.
  • Big Name Fan: EX Crew, MG Crew, NSFW Crew, and other crews and level makers are known for their levels.
  • Content Leak: Leaks usually come in two forms: unfinished content left in the game intended for a future update, and text found in private update worlds through hacking.
    • Former game owner NVD accidentally leaked the names of the Gingerbread, Caroler, Elf, and Nutcracker smileys in a screenshot before they were released December 2014.
    • The 2016 April Fools' Day update had some data left in that revealed the Fairytale Pack plus three new smileys: Sick, Unsure, and Goofy. All of this properly added to the game less than two hours after this was discovered.
    • A forum user found the Summer 2016 update world before it was intended, containing some private info about the content of the update, such as a new pack, three new smileys, and new white blocks.
    • The Aviator, Sleepy, and Seagull smileys were discovered in August 2016 before their proper release.
    • The then-hidden badge for the Summer campaign was found on the files of Everybody Edits's website.
    • In September 2016, info about the Mine Pack, Textile Backgrounds, and Restaurant Decorations were leaked in addition to an unfinished version of the update's Loading Screen.
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    • The November 2016 update was leaked, including the info of a Construction Pack, Black Aura, three new smileys, and an unfinished new Loading Screen.
    • The Spy and Devil Skull smileys were leaked November 5, 2016. A day later, the Perpetual Frustration campaign was leaked, which would give out said Devil Skull smiley as a prize.
    • The existence of a gravity-flipping effect block was leaked April 7, 2016.
  • Fan Nickname:
    • Many platforming challenges (commonly called "minigames" themselves) are given nicknames that are often recognized. The most common of these is a "hook jumps."
    • The once-planned Unity Update is most often referred to as "UnitEE." When this was replaced with plans to remake the game in a new engine, this was likewise known as the "rEEboot."
  • Flip-Flop of God: The creators of the game seem to be unable to settle on certain terms. "Coin door" is also referred to as "coindoor," and "surprise smiley" once as "the ohh smiley."
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  • Hey, It's That Sound!: The coin sound was once ripped off from Super Mario World, complete with the low-quality artifacts from the recording.
  • Line to God: As of 2015, the staff members play the game and interact with the fans. This is understandable, since all of them are Promoted Fanboys who were originally just part of the fandom. Some also use the official forum to communicate. This applied, but to a lesser extent, for the original staff members, who were more limited and inactive.note 
  • The Merch: Official t-shirts and mugs have been sold as merchandise for the game.
  • Mid-Development Genre Shift: Some fans think that starting around 2012-2013, the game has turned to a "more RPG feel" from the original experimental sandbox it started as. As of 2015, the new staff team have attempted to Win Back the Crowd by regaining its original atmosphere, with some level of success.
  • Milestone Celebration:
    • The game celebrated its fifth anniversary in 2015 with a special 400×400 world in the lobby, as well as party hats temporarily on every smiley.
    • Although the Best of EE campaign was released before the game's tenth anniversary, it was made to celebrate the ten separate years the game has been online. Each of the ten tiers represents a popular level from that year, and the level the campaign itself is hosted in talks about the new major additions and changes to the game that happened each year.
  • Official Fan-Submitted Content
  • Promoted Fanboy:
    • Members of EX Crew were once moderators for the official wiki.
    • RPGMaster2000 went from posting on the forums to becoming an official staff member.
    • TOOP, also known as "Brushfire," has had his graphics accepted in a few updates. The first of these (disregarding the smiley contest) was the Autumn 2014 package. In 2015, TOOP became an administrator and primary graphics creator.
    • The Guardian Update in 2014 had four users be promoted to moderators (formerly guardians). A few months later, two of said Moderators are promoted even higher (along with another user who was not a Moderator in the first place), as the new development team. From this point onward, several other users become Moderators also.
    • Nou, EX Crew member and long-time player, eventually became owner of the game.
  • Running the Asylum: As Everybody Edits goes on, it seems to become more and more like how players have wanted it to be. Coin gates, blue coin doors, signs, invisible portals, global switches, and NPCs were all common game suggestions before being added to the game. It helps that most of the staff members were once regular players themselves.
  • Saved from Development Hell: In early 2012, there were several months with no updates as Chris was hiring MrShoe. Later, there was a whole year break because the staff got busy on other things. They eventually made more updates, then joked about what happened.
  • Schedule Slip: During the weekly updates, there were occasional slip-ups. Though, it eventually turned into Development Hell. The staff eventually got rid of a schedule entirely, going back to inconsistent updates every few weeks.
  • Urban Legend of Zelda:
    • There were once several "secret moderators." The most common speculation was that the player Benje00 was a secret moderator, to the point of becoming a Memetic Mutation. This became Hilarious in Hindsight to some when he actually did become a moderator.
    • On April Fools' Day 2016, a blog post stated that the Fan Boy III smiley can be gotten by collecting 100,000 blue coins in one world. Even though that's too many to fit in one world, some players believed it.
  • The Wiki Rule: There was an official wiki for the game. While it was lost (along with the forum), it came back several years later here, with only a few of the original pages moving over. Between the two official wikis, a fan-run wiki popped up here.
  • Working Title: Once referred to as Platform Sandbox.


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