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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:
    • Before they were banned, articles about lost non-English dubs got this reaction quite a bit. Some people found them annoying because they didn't find importance in the loss of a dub in a language they didn't even speak, while others thought all lost media mattered in the larger scale of things.
      • Not helping was the fact that dub articles tended to be written en masse with little attention paid to look professional, giving the impression that they were made just for the sake of making articles.
    • For a while, there was a rift between people who preferred the new wiki and people who preferred the old wiki, with many refusing to use the new one and religiously sticking to the old one. This rift slowly faded away, however, as the Wikia version gradually became more and more of a mess.
  • 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 
  • Memetic Mutation: Albanian SpongeBob! 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.
    • Ask almost anyone who participates or spectates the searches and they'll tell you there's just something about even the most innocent of lost media that's eerie. 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, therefore, 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 the activity is centered on the wiki's Discord server.
  • Squick: The nature of many of the NSFL-tagged articles, such as the Armin Meiwes Murder Tape.


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