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Pyrocynical is a YouTuber known for for creating montage parodies and making commentary videos in similar vein to LeafyIsHere.

Online History

Pyrocynical created his YouTube channel back to July 27th, 2013, but didn't upload his first video until March 2014. On March 30th, he uploaded "how to pizza", a montage parody-styled video that gained over 420,000 views in the following two years. During the following months, Pyro uploaded several MLG videos, which got positive reception. On May 26th, he uploaded a montage parody video featuring the Teletubbies, which got over 9 million views in the following two years.

During the following months he kept making montage parody videos, but also uploading heavily edited gameplay videos. However, after a hiatus, Pyro started uploading gameplays in late September and early October 2015, being the most popular one of the batch a Counter Strike: Global Offensive video uploaded on October 4th, which gained over 900,000 views in the following five months. On October 9th, Pyro uploaded a commentary video talking about the content change, claiming that he didn't enjoy making montage parodies anymore and would try to do more content. In the following five months, the video gained over 182,000 views.

On October 30th, Pyrocynical uploaded a commentary video where he talks about pranking channels that do abusive or unethical pranks, gaining over 765,000 views in the following four months. On November 4th, he uploaded another commentary discussing about Donald Trump's “Small Loan of a Million Dollars” quote, mocking Trump’s statement for being out of touch and gaining over 783,000 views in the following months. Due the success of those videos, Pyro made commentaries the main focus of his channel.

On March 10th, 2016, Pyrocynical uploaded a video where he praises the vlogger LtCorbis in a video regarding inauthentic vloggers on the site, gaining over 453,000 views in the following ten days and promoting LtCorbis' channel.

On November 30th, 2015, Pyrocynical uploaded a video where he reacts to the infamous "Killing Best Friend" prank by prankster Sam Pepper, gaining over 467,000 views in the following months. On December 5th, Pyro uploaded another commentary regarding a Sam Pepper prank, this time featuring the prankster SoFloAntonio taking revenge on him. In the following months, the video gained over 452,000 views.

On December 28th, Pyro uploaded a video where he explains he got two copyright strikes, one of them from Sam Pepper and another from the prank channel VJamahh, and complains about the misuse of the copyright system to shut down negative opinions regarding those channels. In the following three months, the video gained over 320,000 views and inspired the use of the hashtag #FreePyro for popular support to the channel.[4] The next day, he uploaded a video explaining that he discussed with Sam and VJamahh and the strikes would be removed in the following hours, also thanking his fans for the support and gaining over 307,000 views.


As March 20th, 2016, Pyrocynical has over 27,000 likes in his Facebook page,[1] over 42,000 followers on Twitter[2] and over 9,500 subscribed users on his subreddit.[3]Searching his name on Deviantart[4] would also bring up over a hundred and fifty results. He has also inspired fans to create fictional items such as the Stattrak Fedora, which he had mentioned at the end of one of his videos. Many of his fans have also created custom steam workshop items for the game "Counter Strike: Global Offensive" such as the Pyrocynical P90 skin and a map called Aim_Pyrocynical.

Somebody Ring The Dinkster

“Somebody Ring The Dinkster” is a quote from the Spy Kids character Dinky Winks uttered after he descends from the sky with a parasol, which gained popularity after Pyrocynical used the clip in a video, the clip has been remixed frequently.

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External References

[1] Facebook – Pyrocynical

[2] Twitter – Pyrocynical

[3] Reddit – /r/pyrocynical

[4] Twitter – #freepyro

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