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  • Acceptable Targets:
    • If there's one group Jordan goes out of his way to utterly skewer, it is copyright lawyers and YouTube's shoddy system for trying to enforce it.
    • Back when he used to play Call of Duty a lot (specifically Modern Warfare), people that cheated to earn tactical nukes were specifically hounded out and mocked on a regular basis.
  • Awesome Music: While credit should go to Try Hard Ninja as well, "Revenge", "Fallen Kingdom" and "Take Back The Night" are very good songs.
  • Ear Worm:
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    • "TNT". "I shoot my arrows in the air, sometimes"...
    • "Revenge". "Cos baby, toniiight... the creeper's trying to ste-al our stuff agaain"...
    • The instrumentation for "Minecraft Style" is very catchy, and "Take Back the Night" has a similar sort of thing.
  • Fan-Preferred Couple: With Aureylian. Fans are debating whether or not they're already dating.
    • Fans are also debating whether Tom and Jordan are dating, seeing as they created their own ship and they're really close in real life. Not to mention they kissed once.
      • However, some fans have Abandoned Ship following Tom's gambling scandals coming to light in 2016.
  • Fandom Rivalry: While quite a few of his fans initially liked Usher and thought that "Revenge" was a nice 'parody' of sorts, the song subsequently being taken down has seriously soured fandom interactions. Nowadays, most comments on fan reuploads are either angry and hateful towards Usher or angry and hateful towards his record label (who are widely seen as responsible for taking the video down and then forcing it to be changed dramatically).
  • Friendly Fandoms:
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    • With SeaNanners, Gassy Mexican and the others.
    • Fans of his generally get on quite well with the Yogscast, particularly Lewis Brindley and Simon Lane.
    • With Hat Films, thanks to Jordan guest starring in their charity livestreams, generally being a good sport and having a similar sense of humour.
  • Ho Yay: Played for Laughs but this seals the deal.
    • A fairly big part of the fandom are quite serious about this ship and don't think it's played for laughs.
  • Memetic Badass: Jordan at Minecraft, since he really is that good.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Hummingbirds are the sharks of the sky." note 
    • “J*Smashyourfaceonthekeyboard*on note 
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    • "Creeper, awww man" note 
  • Most Wonderful Sound: Jordan laughing his head off.
  • Narm Charm: Jordan rapping generally gets this reaction. He's not a great rapper per say, but he really does put a lot of effort in, which makes it cheesily endearing.
  • Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped:
    • In this vlog, Jordan points out that as awful as the comments section for YouTube may be at the moment compared to the old system, the old system was far from perfect.
    • Any time he rants on copyright and how it isn't compatible with the new internet. Rather than saying that the creators of original content should have no say, he acknowledges that they should be considered in the process, but points out that their draconian nature and YouTube's policy about it are bad for business and PR. Given the current situation and how it's one of the few things he really gets angry about, it's very justified.
  • "Stop Having Fun" Guys: Jordan's mostly competent enough so this isn't so bad, but on occasions he gets comments from people who angrily shout at him for not being able to memorise the contents of 100+ mods. Talk about irrational anger.
  • Tear Jerker: His Fallen Kingdom quadrilogy. Fallen Kingdom is about the King walking through the empty, ruined streets of his kingdom, reminiscing about the olden days. In Take back the night, we learn that the king's son is alive, and is being raised by an old mentor, but the mentor is killed by an invasion from the Nether, though the son gets revenge by killing Herobrine (who caused the downfall of the kingdom in the first place). Find the pieces ends more optimistically, with the son finding his way to the fallen kingdom and coming face to face with his father. Finally, in Dragonhearted, the father and son works together to drive back an invasion of the Nether, but it costs the son his life. The final scene shows the kingdom in the process of being restored, while the King visits the graves of his son and wife.
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: After "Revenge" was taken down due to Executive Meddling, Jordan was forced to remake the song so that it didn't sound remotely similar to how it was previously. The response from fans, while not blaming Jordan specifically and understanding that he had no choice, has been generally negative, igniting a Fandom Rivalry between his fans and Usher.
    • This is no longer the case since Revenge was re-uploaded along with TNT in May of 2018.
  • What Do You Mean, It's Not for Kids?: People who watch his Minecraft videos assume that the rest of his channel is family friendly. The Minecraft stuff normally is unless Jordan specifically warns otherwise, but with other stuff like Happy Wheels or Prop Hunt, you're shit outta luck.
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