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  • Awesome Moments: Pretty much one for the Wiki anytime a whole film or series is found through their help, especially if it's been lost for an extremely long time.
  • Big-Lipped Alligator Moment: Sometimes, a new article will get written hastily and contain very sloppy or downright insane content, and will then be quickly deleted by an admin for not following basic quality rules. Occasionally, the article will be So Bad, It's Good and be print-screened for posterity.
  • Broken Base:
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    • Articles about lost dubs get this reaction quite a bit. Some people find their additions annoying because they don't find importance in the loss of a dub in a language they don't even speak, while others think all lost media matters in the larger scale of things.
      • Not helping is the fact that dub articles tend to get written en masse with little attention to make it look professional, giving the impression that they're made just for the sake of making articles.
    • There's a rift between people who like the new wiki and the old wiki, with many refusing to use the new one and religiously sticking to the old one. This rift seems to be slowly fading, however, as the Wikia version continues to become more and more of a mess. In fact, the Wikia version is now Lost Media Archive, meaning they're trying to remove themselves as much from the wiki as possible.
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  • Ensemble Dark Horse: LMW-tan, the mascot, has gotten quite a bit of fanart.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Seeing as how Wikia stirred up a fit when Dycaite created the new domain, it's funny that the new admins of the Wikia version asked Dycaite if he wanted to take over the wiki. Somehow, the admins were completely unaware that not only was Dycaite banned, but he used to own the wiki.
  • Just Here for Godzilla: Activity in the wiki's forum? 99% of it was about the search for the unreleased A Day With Spongebob Squarepants. In the end, it turned out the movie was never even produced. note 
  • Nightmare Fuel: Some of the lost media is of disturbing content, directly related to some people's tragic deaths. Such articles are marked "NSFL" (Not Safe For Life). You Have Been Warned.
    • The website's whole concept has an air of Nothing Is Scarier to it, as the mysteries surrounding these pieces are quite mystifying.
  • Periphery Demographic: The Lost Media community attracts a lot of young people in their teens, even though a large part of the lost media is quite old and expected to interest older users. As a result of this, the most popular lost media on the wiki rarely goes earlier than the 1990s.
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  • Sidetracked by the Gold Saucer: Back when it existed, the Shoutbox was the center of most activity of the website. Nowadays, most of this activity is centered on the wiki's Discord server.
  • Squick: The nature of many of the more NSFL articles, such as the Armin Meiwes Murder Tape.

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