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xQc explains what his viral “six console” rant was really about

Published: 29/Dec/2019 1:34 Updated: 28/Jul/2020 16:49

by Brent Koepp

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After winning ‘Meme of the Year’ at NymN’s 2019 Twitch awards, Felix ‘xQc‘ Lengyel opened up about how his infamous “six consoles” rant sums up his views on streaming.

Popular streamer NymN is holding his own Twitch awards to wrap the year up, and gave xQc Meme of the Year for his hilarious rant about other streamers’ over-the-top setups.

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Accepting the honor, the popular variety broadcaster revealed why the rant explains how he sees himself as a streamer, and not wanting to view the medium as a typical job.

Instagram: @xqcow1The Canadian streamer is one of the most followed Twitch channels in 2019.

xQc explains what his six console rant was about

The popular Twitch star’s explosive rant about other streamers’ setups first went viral in April when he went off on other personalities that utilize multiple cameras, and microphones.

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“Sound filter, six monitors, pedals, drums, a gaming guitar controller, six consoles! Ten computers, bunch of f**king wires, sound pads, speakers!” he kept listing off, as he mocked other Twitch channels with elaborate setups.

The clip quickly went viral, and was one of the most watched videos on Twitch in 2019 with over 457,000 views. The Canadian streamer finished the rant by saying,”I don’t want to go into an office.”

During NymN’s yearly awards round up on December 28, the popular streamer opened up more on what the rant really meant to him, and explained the popular moment came when a fan went into his chat and complained about his bad lighting and mic quality.

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“I’ve always had like bad lighting. And the mic has always been pretty bad. But whenever I go to the computer, and I go turn on the stream, I want to be just like when I didn’t stream,” he said. “Whenever I woke up and I got something to eat, and I’m just on the computer, I want to be just like that.”

He then explained why he doesn’t want streaming to feel like a job: “I don’t want my room to feel like a studio. For me while I’m making it, for my own experience, I just want to be in an environment that I don’t feel like you have to make content.”

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xQc then clarified that he doesn’t want his streaming space to feel like he’s “on the clock” for work. “I don’t want to feel like I’m going to work. I felt like if I upgraded my setup at once it would feel like that 100% and create a distinction,” he said.

The Canadian then stated he wanted his upgrades to be a natural progression that he bought “slowly” over time, and that other streamers “ramp it up” and decide to buy their entire elaborate setup at once.

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NymN pressed the Overwatch pro on whether he would consider buying any of the items he listed in his rant, to which he hilariously responded “Yeah, a mic filter!” and then confessed that he bought one.

If nothing else, the over the top rant is a good example of why xQc continues to be one of the most popular streamers in the world. The viral moment was so beloved that we put it as our number one pick for the most funniest Twitch clip of 2019 in our yearly round up.

The Canadian personality was also the most viewed channel on the streaming platform in December, and as of the time of this article has over 1.8 million followers, and consistently brings in over 30,000 viewers per broadcast.

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Neekolul and 100T’s JhbTeam sit down for world’s most awkward interview

Published: 16/Oct/2020 19:52 Updated: 16/Oct/2020 20:15

by Virginia Glaze

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TikTok star and 100 Thieves member ‘Neekolul’ sat down for an interview with the org’s intern, ‘JhbTeam,’ resulting in one of the most hilariously awkward pieces of internet content we’ve seen yet.

Neekolul skyrocketed to fame earlier this year after her “Okay Boomer” TikTok took off across social media, becoming a viral sensation almost overnight.

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Since then, Neekolul — real name Nicole — has solidified herself among the elite of the net’s content creators, and has signed with none other than esports giant 100 Thieves in yet another huge move.

The organization has since started a new interview series with its intern, JhbTeam, whose unique style resulted in a downright hilarious conversation between himself and Neekolul for its pilot episode.

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The first video in the series, titled “TBH with JHB,” tasked Neekolul with answering a series of awkward questions, such as: “How does it feel to have this much of a following on a platform?”

Neekolul’s forthcoming answer was something that no one expected: “It’s cool. You know, you can say almost anything and someone’s gonna like your tweet. You could say like, ‘I like to eat s**t,’ and people are like, ‘Yeah!’”

However, Neeko didn’t have an answer for “Why do you have a boyfriend?” leaving Jhb giving her an humorously intense staredown as she scrambled to address the random question.

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That being said, Neeko was totally down to turn the tables and ask Jhb a few questions, one of which included: “If you could have any superpower, what would it be?”

It seems that Jhb’s response of, “Flying, so I could come see you,” didn’t go over so well, with the star giving an understandable “WTF” look at his reply — which senior producer ‘rufhaus’s’ editing skills made into a truly funny moment.

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Amid the ensuing hijinks with Jhb, Neeko did admit that her rise to internet stardom wasn’t a piece of cake, with many criticizing her for reaching fame so quickly and doubting her abilities (although that was about the only serious moment throughout the entire interview).

While fans probably didn’t learn anything totally new about Neeko in this video (aside from her favorite primary color, which is blue — which isn’t even a primary color), it’s definitely worth a watch for viewers looking to have a laugh as they watch their favorite influencer scramble for answers in the face of a gut-bustingly awkward interview session.

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Who can we expect to see on TBH with JHB in the future?

Although Neekolul was just the first guest on 100 Thieves’ new show, Jhb did let fans in on what other guests could be making an appearance in his famously awkward series later on.

“Basically, people that are close in the gaming scene/community and are recognizable to fans,” Jhb revealed. “I want to make sure the guests know who I am in a sense of not making them uncomfortable, and that they know how awkward I am.”

JHB as seen during a YouTube video.
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Jhb is 100 Thieves’ intern, who boasts a successful YouTube channel and Twitch stream where he collaborates with other big names in the gaming space.

That’s not all; he even dropped a few potential names, most notably CallMeCarson, Jordan Fisher, Hitchariide and even 100 Thieves founder, Matthew ‘Nadeshot’ Haag.

“We honestly have no idea who to have on next,” he added. “I definitely want to have Nadeshot on the show, as I see it as one of the most iconic ones that we’ll make, but as of right now, we have no idea. I mainly want to have 100 Thieves creators on, but in the meantime, no idea.”

Who knows who will be featured on the show next? Not even Jhb himself is sure; but that just means that the possibilities are endless.