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  • Acceptable Targets:
    • KSI and the Sidemen, especially Simon, Tobi, or Harry, tend to be the butt of many jokes in his videos.
    • Racists.
    • Deji doesn't like girls who seek attention by saying they are not pretty, believing that they just want people to comment that they are.
    • Anyone who gets on his bad side will usually end up being mocked or called out for it. Examples include the aforementioned Sidemen during the feud, Danielle Bregoli, Diamond Gamez (an infamous YouTuber who was infamous for being a Fan Hater), the Paul brothers, and such.
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    • He also hates "sheep", fans (sometimes former) of Deji who belittle his recent content without watching it and simply parrot the opinions of others.
    • People who wear sunglasses and hats indoors.
    • School and/or the educaton system in general.
  • Accidental Innuendo: "I need my daily dose of Deji!"
  • Broken Base: It's not uncommon to see people who debate if Deji's recent videos are still as fresh as the ones he did when gaming was his prime material, or if they just clickbait nonsense? The amount of people who favour either side has increased, and it looks like the feud's not ending anytime soon.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: The beginning of this video, where he dances on the ground in his underwear. While weird intros are common for Deji, this one is so bizarre, words cannot describe it.
    • In the same video, a product titled Nothing that supposedly claims to do exactly as the title says explodes when he starts to open it.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse:
    • Jide was already popular in KSI's videos, but he appears more frequently on Deji's channel, with many videos even centered around him and his antics. There are insane amounts of comments asking him to get his own channel.
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  • Fandom Rivalry: Between fans of him or his brother JJ and/or the Sidemen.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: If this video is to go by, Deji is unsurprisingly very popular in South Korea. It may have been thanks to his "Team Korea" Running Gag back in his early days.
  • Growing the Beard: Deji began his channel in 2012 and started churning out tons of shorts based around Halo or ''FIFA. In 2013, his scope widened and his video quality saw significant improvement. After a brief drop in 2014, he has since started to branch out in content.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Some of the hate comments Deji read in his 2015 videos about his new Lamborghini were about Deji crashing his car into a wall and dying. He just laughs and mocks them off. Then in 2016, he crashed his Audi into a ditch which not only nearly killed Deji, but totaled his car.
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  • Hilarious in Hindsight: In part 2 of his Borderlands 2 LP, Deji put "Gonna be a long series" in the description. He then subsequently discontinued the LP.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • His infamous haircut disaster will often come up in potshots at him.
    • Deji has two kids.Explanation 
  • Nausea Fuel:
    • Deji admits he has a weak stomach, and it's evident enough in his food challenge videos. Expect a lot of shots of him vomiting on camera.
    • The chocolate Deji got sent in one video, which was color dyed Kit-Kats in a batter. Although Deji liked them at first, they made him really sick afterwards. No one exactly knows what was even in it to trigger such a reaction.
    • There was also another video were Deji tried out noodles that were black in colour. Normal, right? They actually contained dog sperm of all things as one of the ingredients.
  • Never Live It Down:
    • The infamous haircut Deji had in 2015.
    • Harry claiming Deji has two kids called Marshall and Julia.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • In one of his vlog videos, Deji and Jide decide to go out to an abandoned factory near where they live. Deji calls quits when they approach the factory, and Jide goes in... He then rushes back out a few seconds later, telling Deji that he saw some people doing it inside, and the two drive off very quickly.
    • Many things Deji has gotten sent in his PO box from his detractors show that someone really has it for Deji. A smoke bomb, someone's body fluids, drugs, a slavery kit, and many other things have been enough for Deji to wear a biohazard suit once.
  • Nightmare Retardant: If Deji made 1:35 from this video to be a jumpscare, it didn't work.
  • So Bad, It's Good: "Tank Gang", a shot-for-shot Take That! at Lil Pump's "Gucci Gang". It features Deji saying the most controversial things he can rap about while sounding very monotonous throughout, but it just so happens to be very catchy as well.
    • Likely an intentional example, if the description is going to go buy.
  • Tear Jerker: In September 2016, Deji got into a horrific car accident with his friend Stephen, totaling the car and leaving him with excruciating shoulder pain and needing nine stitches in his arm. He later stated that this was a near-death, and at one point even shared audio of Deji comforting his mother, who was in tears on witnessing the wreck and begging him to be more careful, as she doesn't want to lose him yet.
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: His decision to focus more on a broader range of videos (such as him sketches, trying stuff out, challenges, or vlog videos) rather than gaming has caused this among his older fans that still continues to this day. It's not uncommon to see people who request that the "old Deji" comes back and constantly claim that he doesn't game anymore.
  • Values Dissonance: Kung Fu Hero and the Forbidden City features a likely unintentional mistake - One of the characters wears a facemask that features the Rising Sun Flag. In China, this flag is seen as rather offensive due to the history behind China once being a colony of Imperial Japan.
  • What an Idiot!:
    • In this video, he sells off a player without even realizing what he's done until less than a second too late.
    • In this video showcasing American candy, he ends up eating a Baby Ruth... without realizing that it has nuts in it.note  He at least acknowledges this a few seconds later. Only a few minutes later, he decides to try out a Butterfinger bar, although he never realizes it actually does at all.
    • In his diss track against Randolphnote , Deji posts JJ's personal Paypal information just to prove that "JJ paid for Randolph's wedding." JJ was pissed that Deji just posts whatever private things JJ spent for his friend, just for Deji's diss track.
  • Win Back the Crowd: In December 2017, he started making content that was closer to his pre-2015 self, with less emphasis on vlog videos and more on challenges, gaming, sketches, and the likes. Most particular are his Fortnite videos with his squad.

Alternative Title(s): Comedy Shorts Gamer


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