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  • Acceptable Targets:
    • Obviously anyone who does long form essay type of videos is ripe for being "EFAP'd" so to speak. Bonus points if the YouTuber uses disingenuous arguments or tries to subjectively argue their points and/or their position on something.
    • Anyone who poorly/obsessively defends media the group finds badly made (such as The Last Jedi or The Last of Us Part II).
  • Archive Panic: There are multiple days, if not weeks, worth of episodes by this point. And even individual episodes can be multiple hours long. Good luck getting through it all.
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  • Crosses the Line Twice: In EFAP #36, the interpretations of The Don as a nicer guy than made out to be in the film quickly turn for the dark as a man whose bike was the only memory of his dead wife and gets worse from there.
  • Discredited Meme: After helping him gain popularity, the EFAP crew asked people to stop using Jared Genesis in memes and that they would stop referencing him after they learned that Jared had threatened his father during a livestream, alongside threatening to hunt down and kill a chat member who was trolling. Not wanting to egg on bad behavior, they cut any ties to him and since Jared is no longer referenced in memes.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Of the EFAP guests, Shadiversity is a bit of an oddball, with his channel's main focus being on weaponry and tactics, with some connection of tactics to film and pure film analysis being few and far in between. Fans loved him for his informative and vast knowledge on weaponry and breaking down of the frequent use of Hollywood Tactics.
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  • Fountain of Memes: Downward Thrust; his demeanor combined with his takes on media led to many quotes referenced on the EFAP podcast, such as "Tonald" (along with all it's variations), "Little Clown Boy", and "Intellectual Gaming community", to name some examples.
  • He Really Can Act: The collective reaction to Pedro Pascal's performance in Wonder Woman 1984. Despite lukewarm at best regard for his role in The Mandalorian, MauLer and co. find themselves sold on Pascal's performance as Max. It reaches the point where they lament the missed potential of his premise (a failed businessman given wish-granting powers trying to become great for his son) being attached to the sub-par Wonder Woman narrative.
  • Memetic Badass: “The Don”, the biker beaten up by Captain Marvel has been celebrated in an ironic fashion as the true hero of the film on EFAP, with memes such as #istandwithdon and #dusktothedon.
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  • Memetic Mutation: Has its own page.
  • Memetic Psychopath: Joel. Ever since Just Write said that every death after the first game was Joel's fault, Joel has been portrayed in EFAP memes as an Omnicidal Maniac responsible for all death in the universe.
  • The Scrappy: Among the EFAP guests, Glib is by far the most disliked one that isn't one of the people they have brought on to discuss their own videos on (such as Just Write). Glib is very hostile and aggressive when debating certain subjects, to the point of interrupting people and demanding answers to things that the other side would have no reasonable way of knowing or don't really need to answer (such as demanding to know things about a movies plot that is never brought up and thus someone would have no way of actually debating, or practically pressuring Adum from YMS about why he enjoyed Blade Runner 2049 despite Adum trying to explain how he just overall enjoyed the film). Episode 84 (The The Phantom Menace debate) in particular has a roughly 70% dislike ratio, with almost all the comments singling him out as being the worst person of the debate, and a good amount of the viewers requested he not come back due to his behavior in the debate. It got to the point where many were saying the defenders of The Phantom Menace won the debate, simply by virtue of them being more mature by comparison, and some even went as far as to praise Major Lee, because as weird as that debate was, Major Lee was respectful and polite by comparison.
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