Hi, I my name is Michael Jordan. No, not that Michael Jordan, of course. Michael is my first name, Jordan is my middle
name, and yes, I was named after the greatest basketball player of all time. This was an idea my dad had since he was like
eighteen, which was years before he even got married and even longer before he knew he’d
have a son. My dad has always been a HUGE sports fan. He had never really played any sports. I mean, as a kid, he had a basketball hoop
in the front yard, but it didn’t really go further than that – even during high
school or at the college level. But as he grew up he became a huge fan. And it’s not just about the NBA. Sure, basketball is his favorite sport, but
he’s also into hockey, tennis, baseball, football, soccer… and I’m not even sure
I managed to remember all of them! Some kind of game is on literally every single
minute when my dad’s home. I mean he’s got a job and stuff – in fact
he works as an art teacher and he’s a really good painter. This makes his love for sports a paradox for
most people who get to know him. He has never lived in a major sports city,
so the teams he follows are all over the country. He’s been a Chicago Bulls fan since he grew
up seeing Michael Jordan play, as for hockey, he loves the LA Kings… that’s the stuff
I remember for sure, and I’m kinda confused about the rest. My dad had always hoped his first child would
be a boy. And it was not just about the name. You see, after college my dad had to move
to another town, so he left all his friends behind, and they had been the only people
he could discuss the Bulls’ games with and stuff like that. Yes, of course there are plenty of sports
fans online, but you can’t watch a game with people you meet on the internet. So, anyway, my dad found himself in a situation,
where literally no one around shared his interests. And that was tough for him. I mean, even people who were also kinda interested
in basketball, hockey, or football could only make small talk, but my dad needed more. These were people who’d watch the Superbowl
or who knew which team LeBron was playing for, but my dad needed a real soulmate. Then he met my Mom, who turned out to be his
soulmate in everything BUT sports, they got married, and when my dad found out he was
having a son, he already had a plan. And he was determined to stick to it. As I was growing up, I was exposed to sports
as much as possible. I even had a Bulls onesie and a Wayne Gretzky
poster on my wall since I was a couple of months old. Dad travels to see big games live several
times a year, and when I turned three he started to take me with him. I mean he would have done it earlier, if it
was not for my Mom. She was okay with sports when they met, but
over the years she’s gotten so tired of them. Now every time my dad puts on a game she leaves
the room and puts on music. And that’s kinda sad, because they end up
spending less time together. So, awkward moments started to occur when
I became old enough to understand what was going on around me. And it didn’t take long for me to realize
that I was completely uninterested in any of the sports he was obsessed with. I mean it was always fun playing them, but
I just didn’t get what was so exciting about being a fan! But my dad never gave up. It had been years and years, and he still
kept trying. Sometimes he’d change his tactics, and ease
up on the pressure, hoping I’d just spontaneously want to watch a game with him. But that never happened. I liked spending time with him, but why did
everything have to be about sports? For example, I have been playing drums for
5 years already, and every time there’s a concert I’d like to go to that’s not too
far from us – I would love to go with my dad! But half of the time, there’s some really
important game that he can’t miss the same night. And if we go… Well, once we went to the concert of a really
good jazz drummer. The show was awesome, but my dad was so bored
and was constantly checking scores online. That was… heartbreaking. It got really bad once when I was playing
at a school concert myself…. and, yeah, this was the same night as the Kings’ game,
and they were in the play-offs. There was an early game, and Dad had it all
figured. He was planning to watch the game, then drive
really fast to my school and arrive right on time, just before I got on stage. But hockey games always last longer because
of overtime, and if the score is tied the overtime can basically last until one of the
teams scores. And, yes, that particular game took longer
than expected, dad stayed home watching as long as he could, hoping the match would finish… Long story short, he arrived late, once I
was already off stage. I guess that was the moment when he figured
out that something had to change. He realized that this was becoming a problem. Of course, being a sports fan is a lot of
fun, but nothing’s good when it goes too far. For my Dad it was already something like an
addiction. And you know… I think he’s changing. He’s started to spend more time with me and
mom, and he even missed some really important games, which was quite a sacrifice for him. And I really appreciate that. So a couple of times a month when I see him
watching a game on TV, I sit down with him, to give him company. I’ve almost learned the all teams! Is there anything your parents love that you
don’t understand? Leave it in the comments! And subscribe to the channel for more videos.

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100 thoughts on “My Dad Is Obsessed With Sports And Doesn’t Care About Me

  • March 7, 2019 at 2:57 pm
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    Is there anything your parents love that you don’t understand? Let us know in the comments! And subscribe to the channel for more videos.

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  • July 17, 2019 at 4:31 am
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    my dad is lazy

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  • July 17, 2019 at 5:38 pm
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    Next video

    MY DAD HAS HEART DISEASE AND CANCER!!!
    Alia a music

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  • July 18, 2019 at 2:37 am
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    Blidi with hair

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  • July 18, 2019 at 10:23 am
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    Olives

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  • July 18, 2019 at 3:10 pm
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    I'm a huge sports (mostly nba) fan I love this man but it's you're son you can't just ignore him

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  • July 18, 2019 at 3:11 pm
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    I need to talk to this man

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  • July 18, 2019 at 10:23 pm
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    When did your father saw a psychiatrist? He have very unhealthy obsession with sports. But marriage and family isn’t for him either.

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  • July 19, 2019 at 1:47 am
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    I like baseball…I'm not obsessed with baseball…

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  • July 19, 2019 at 5:08 pm
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    I’m obsessed with video games and I ignore my mom everytime she tells me to pause fortnite

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  • July 19, 2019 at 9:06 pm
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    Am a big fan :3 I love your videos keep up the good work.

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  • July 20, 2019 at 9:59 am
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    DID U SAY SOCCER

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  • July 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm
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    Game of thrones

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  • July 21, 2019 at 10:33 am
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    The kid looks like baldi who’s explaining

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  • July 22, 2019 at 5:13 pm
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    This sounds so similar to what my best friend would tell me about. Its just that her dad has been obsessed with soccer. Growing up she would always always here the soccer games. It was very very rare that their dad actually played with them or took them to the park. Her memories of her dad is mostly just him just watching soccer. The only person that took them out when they had some time was their mother. Now every time she sees, hears about soccer she gets instantly so bored. She gets irritated so quick, but I kind of get her a little. Kids need some fun to enjoy their childhood. Not be stuck at home all the time hearing the game.

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  • July 22, 2019 at 5:41 pm
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  • July 22, 2019 at 8:20 pm
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    Yup cleaning

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  • July 23, 2019 at 12:15 pm
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    0:53 is that the painting from the movie home?

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  • July 23, 2019 at 4:39 pm
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    My mama love sports and my might brother and my cusen and my step dad

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  • July 23, 2019 at 4:41 pm
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    It’s chunky want to play

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  • July 24, 2019 at 11:54 pm
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    I watch the news with my parents

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  • July 25, 2019 at 1:30 am
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    DVR IS A WONDERFUL THING.

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  • July 25, 2019 at 1:03 pm
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    My Dad loves Tennis and Golf. Ugh!!

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  • July 26, 2019 at 1:41 am
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    My parents are not addicted to anything but I’m addicted to YouTube

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  • July 26, 2019 at 4:40 am
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    I know one thing my parents love that I don’t understand me

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  • July 26, 2019 at 9:23 am
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    He looks like baldi

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  • July 26, 2019 at 9:56 am
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    My parents are obsessed with making wierd noises at night

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  • July 26, 2019 at 6:04 pm
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    “Yes I was named after the greatest basketball player ever”

    Me: *LEBRON JAMESES

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  • July 26, 2019 at 9:10 pm
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    There's one thing that my I don't understand is my mom when she sings and sings and sings and sing forever

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  • July 27, 2019 at 5:14 am
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    My father love taking 🤳 selfie.

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  • July 27, 2019 at 10:10 am
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    My dad loves cricket

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  • July 27, 2019 at 11:35 am
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    Holy that son is BALDI…..

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  • July 27, 2019 at 8:57 pm
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    La kings come on

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  • July 27, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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    4:50 blood

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  • July 28, 2019 at 12:42 am
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    Your dad is selfish

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  • July 28, 2019 at 9:18 am
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    Same but I played guitar

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  • July 28, 2019 at 9:20 am
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    And I like heavy metal but my dad cumbia

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  • July 29, 2019 at 7:37 pm
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    My mom loves to criticize me

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  • July 30, 2019 at 4:21 am
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    My dad and my brother watch sports. Me and my brother and really good at sports and I love playing them, but I hate watching sports. I mainly watch basketball with my dad so he can give me pointers for my next game, but that’s it for me. My brother on the other hand literally cries when our team loses

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  • July 30, 2019 at 10:56 am
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    Oh hell you finally not more Michaels and Shawn Michaels so if you want to but also more my gosh more important than anything so don't tell your dad

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  • July 31, 2019 at 12:15 am
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    Crown royal my dads not an alcoholic he just likes to collect them

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  • August 1, 2019 at 12:04 am
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    Why not play a sport

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  • August 1, 2019 at 1:52 am
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    That petting was the steri night

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  • August 1, 2019 at 6:27 am
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    I like sports 🥎 I do play it to but I like Star Wars though

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  • August 1, 2019 at 9:11 am
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    He looks like baldi lmao🤣😑

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  • August 1, 2019 at 9:16 am
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    Geez you can’t love sports more than your family

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  • August 1, 2019 at 9:23 am
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    Whitout his hair he's baldi

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  • August 1, 2019 at 12:38 pm
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    Hi

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  • August 2, 2019 at 2:16 am
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    Does he kinda look like bald- nvm I don’t wanna judge

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  • August 2, 2019 at 11:16 am
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    A thing that my parents (and all the parents) love is…. (i can't say the s#@ word)

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  • August 2, 2019 at 1:16 pm
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    Lucky

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  • August 2, 2019 at 4:22 pm
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    Is your dad bateson87

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  • August 2, 2019 at 6:37 pm
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    Lol dat onsie do

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  • August 4, 2019 at 7:56 am
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    FOR THE 100000 TH TIME ⚽️ = FOOTBALL AND🏈= RUGBY !!!!!!!

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  • August 5, 2019 at 11:28 am
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    Call 911

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  • August 5, 2019 at 2:48 pm
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    ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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  • August 6, 2019 at 3:18 am
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    My parents are addicted to a game called world of Warcraft or wow for short

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  • August 6, 2019 at 11:37 am
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    My dad is addictedn to cars he has like 10 and then he complains that he has no money lol

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  • August 6, 2019 at 11:00 pm
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    He can’t play because his fat

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  • August 7, 2019 at 7:32 pm
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    News

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  • August 8, 2019 at 10:05 am
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    Who else cringed when he said soccer

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  • August 10, 2019 at 3:47 pm
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    Your dad called you Michel Jordon because of sports

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  • August 11, 2019 at 6:37 pm
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    Many of my classmates are arrogant and i blame sports Jk

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  • August 11, 2019 at 8:02 pm
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    👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🧞‍♂️🧞‍♀️. Ngftff

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  • August 12, 2019 at 2:28 am
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    Am I the only one who was reminded of Chicken Little once you saw the characters?

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  • August 12, 2019 at 6:27 pm
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    I once was a child

    ACTUALLY HAPPENED

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  • August 12, 2019 at 7:10 pm
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    This is why I don't get into sports. It makes people go crazy!

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  • August 13, 2019 at 11:04 am
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    Hi baldi

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  • August 13, 2019 at 10:54 pm
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    I love to have a dad like that

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  • August 14, 2019 at 12:33 am
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    I like your bulls jersey

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  • August 14, 2019 at 12:50 am
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    The story teller looked like a bootleg baldi

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  • August 14, 2019 at 4:44 pm
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    Wait wtf how does he like Chicago bulls and not Chicago Blackhawks?

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  • August 17, 2019 at 11:44 pm
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    Actually happened: is there something that you're parents like that u don't understand

    Me:my parents like my sister

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  • August 18, 2019 at 1:18 am
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    I actually wanted that kind of dad

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  • August 19, 2019 at 10:30 am
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    Finally BALDI! Got some hair 👨‍🦲

    Read more

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  • August 20, 2019 at 6:07 pm
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    Go you tube channel

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  • August 20, 2019 at 6:11 pm
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    He loves sports that much it's creepy

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  • August 20, 2019 at 7:16 pm
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    2:50 your hair is the same color as your dad‘s hat lol

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  • August 20, 2019 at 10:21 pm
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    3:20 can you see the legend?

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  • August 21, 2019 at 4:16 pm
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    My middle name is also inspired my Michel Jordan but it's just my middle name as Jordan

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  • August 22, 2019 at 10:44 pm
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    I am so sorry to say this but the la kings had the worst win loss ratio last season 2019 if you guys are reading this in 2020! I'm sorry

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  • August 24, 2019 at 8:46 am
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    My parents love clash of clans and I hate it

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  • August 25, 2019 at 2:38 am
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    My mom is loves to read alot

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  • August 25, 2019 at 3:55 am
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    I play a sport and it’s football

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  • August 25, 2019 at 12:16 pm
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    Why The f does he look like Baldi but with hair🤨🤨🤨

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  • August 26, 2019 at 8:43 am
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    Yeah my dad is the same not really haha he really is a fan at sports but he dosent play sports and the same night he watches football but some times he dosent because my mom takes the remote or i take it

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  • August 26, 2019 at 1:12 pm
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    I saw a Nintendo switch

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  • August 31, 2019 at 4:18 am
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    You look like baldi when you bald

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  • August 31, 2019 at 3:51 pm
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    I wanna podcast.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 9:06 pm
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    My favorite hockey team is the san joes sharks

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  • September 3, 2019 at 12:05 am
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    If u were bold…hey baldi

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  • September 3, 2019 at 1:30 am
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    I don't know how my dad loves my step mom

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  • September 3, 2019 at 10:19 am
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    He looks like Baldi, but a child.

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  • September 3, 2019 at 10:24 pm
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    I mean I would name my kid sasuke or naruto

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  • September 8, 2019 at 4:21 am
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    My dad have something he loved that I don't understand

    Math!!

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  • September 8, 2019 at 10:55 pm
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    You should have been will smith

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  • September 12, 2019 at 1:18 am
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    My dad also likes football hockey baseball

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  • September 13, 2019 at 12:50 am
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    My dad is obsessed smoking i don't know why he always smoke

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