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HAchubby falls victim to unexpected epic fail during IRL beach stream

Published: 6/Jan/2020 1:39

by Brent Koepp

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Popular Twitch personality HAchubby was attending the annual Polar Bear Festival in Busan, Korea on January 4 when she was knocked underwater by a rogue ocean wave during her IRL stream.

Every year, Korea holds the Polar Bear Festival, which is a winter-swimming event. People gather from all over to jump into the icy waters of Haeundae Beach, Busan to be like the beloved white mammal.

However, things didn’t go so well for Twitch star HAchubby when her attempt to document the festivities went south after a wave knocked her off her feet and sent her underwater.

Instagram: @hachubbytvThe Korean streamer was attending the Polar Bear Festival in Busan.

HAchubby falls into the ocean

The streamer crossed the beach, and went into the chilly ocean water to maneuver her way through a crowd of people and find a spot while she talked to her chat.

After being in the water for a couple of minutes, her friend approached her and began to excitedly tell her something, although the Korean streamer accidentally yanked her friend into the water when a wave came.

Seconds later, the Korean was jokingly trying to tell her viewers that her friend was “drunk” when another wave came up behind her, and knocked her to the ground, sending the personality and her camera under the ocean.

HAchubby eventually emerged from the water and made her way to the shore, no doubt freezing as she had not intended to actually become submerged under the cold ocean.

The Korean wiped off the camera and told her audience, “My phone is not dead. It’s okay. I’m fine. Work! Work!” as she tapped her phone as the sound had become muffled.

Despite the unexpected fall, she ran into her friend and fellow Twitch streamer ‘yugwha0901’ who was also doing an IRL broadcast from the festival, and the two went back into the ocean to paddle around in the icy water.

HAchubby is without a doubt the breakout Twitch star of 2019, starting the year with around 600 viewers, and ending it with an astonishing 153,000 followers on her channel.

The popular Korean personality has connected with thousands, as her embrace of meme culture and unique IRL streams has made her must-see entertainment on the platform.

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NickEh30 gets Twitch streamer banned for allegedly stream sniping

Published: 25/Nov/2020 4:48 Updated: 25/Nov/2020 5:07

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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NickEh30’s latest Fortnite tournament was quite a spectacle, but it was tainted by an alleged stream sniper, who was reported and subsequently banned despite maintaining his innocence.

Nick ‘NickEh30’ Amyoony has been hosting a series of Fortnite tournaments in recent months. The latest one was the NickEh30 Cup. It gave players a chance to compete against some of the game’s biggest names in the scene for a chance to win $10,000.  

It was all positive for the most part. A lesser-known professional Fortnite player named  Crumble managed to impress and take home the prize. However, the tournament was marred with some unfortunate stream sniping drama.

NickEh30 Fortnite stream sniping ban

In the final match, several other players landed on NickEh30, including a Twitch streamer named ArchieFN. He eliminated NickEh30 and danced on his body for the better part of 30 seconds.

NickEh30 was less than impressed and looked disappointed and deflated on stream. It was a stark contrast to his usual upbeat and positive vibe. He was convinced ArchieFN was stream sniping and hopped into the replay mode to report him and a few others.

Fortunately, Epic Games responded almost instantly and banned ArchieFN for 24 hours as soon as he returned to the lobby. You can watch a full recap of the incident below and form your own opinion.

However, ArchieFN is maintaining his innocence. He claimed he wasn’t stream sniping at all. Instead, he said he wanted to “contest someone who wasn’t a tier-one pro” and decided to land on NickEh30 after seeing him land in the same spot during a previous game.

Still, he apologized for what he did and acknowledged that some might find it “scummy.” Sadly, that didn’t stop him from copping a bit of abuse, some of which was needless and extreme.

“Why am I waking up to 600 DMs telling me to kill myself?” he said. “I’m 20, and it doesn’t bother me at all, but the majority of the community is quite younger … you really need to think about what you’re saying to people on the internet.”

In the end, ArchieFN’s Fortnite ban won’t last more than a day. It isn’t too long to wait if he’s innocent, but it’s enough for a wake-up call if he’s guilty.

Either way, The NickEh30 was a success despite the stream sniping drama, and a rightful victor was still crowned.