This is Markiplier
Markiplier knows a lot of bad words (Post)
Markiplier says them a lot (Post)
Markiplier plays a lot of Minecraft with his friends.
Markiplier and his friends talk a certain way when playing Drunk Minecraft.
And they also use mean words with each other a lot.
Markiplier and his friends start off talking a lot but stop talking a lot when they play for a long time.
Markiplier and his friends also get more mean if they play for a long time.
This makes us both happy and sad.
Please stop talking this way
YouTube Words Series:
Markiplier, Language Usage at the 10,000 ft view
Markiplier, Language Usage across many series
A person’s word profile is important. Depending on the context of a situation, the words that someone chooses and how often they pick certain words can be very distinct when compared to other people. If you’re talking to friends that you have a deep connection with you will fall into a different word profile pattern than if you were talking to an ancillary friend that you had only met on a handful of occasions. If you were talking to your parents, you may choose extremely different words to use with them than if you talking to your uncles and aunts of the same age. These word profiles are learned and habitually practiced over a long period of time to make a person’s word profile different from one another and different depending on the context.
The first of the case studies for exploring a person’s word profile is with Markiplier once again, but I wanted to focus on his Drunk Minecraft series in particular because it has a few different characteristics than most of his other series. The first is that these videos run at variable length for up to 50 minutes. Secondly, the series has been going on for quite a long time (on and off) so the profile isn’t representative a particular time in his career but across his content creation lifespan. Lastly, the friends on each episode can vary so seeing a general interaction trend comes mainly from Markiplier and any friends that are in a high percentage of the episodes.
This is the general Word Frequency of a Drunk Minecraft episode. Lots of words that are used but that don’t give real insight. This is mainly due to the fact that the most common words in the English Language need to be used by most people to have a coherent grammatically near-correct sentence.
That’s why we need typically strip them away for most analysis. Even at this basic of a level, some distinct words pop out. Wade, Zombie, minecraft, TNT, Dahbi (Dobby), and cobblestone are the ones that should be important if you’ve watched any of Mark’s Drunk Minecraft episodes since these are running trends in many of them.
But what’s also important is that during interactions we use words that have Sentimental meaning. As a refresher, Positive Sentimental words are words like good, best, cool; Negatives Sentimental words are words like sorry, die, and damn.
But with the common words still being shown, it might be too much in common with other people’s word profile.
When we strip those common words out though, more words that we can recognize in a typical episode start to pop out. Douche, Trapped, Survived, Bullshit. A person’s goto interjection when talking to themselves or talking to others can be a very distinct characteristic about themselves.
On top of that, Drunk Minecraft episodes seem to rely on mean words (negative Sentiment) words with each other. Not exclusively being bitter with one another, but still to a high degree. As long as they can laugh about it.
The anatomy of a Drunk Minecraft Episode
Can the word profile be predictable though for a Drunk Minecraft Episode?
The Intro has a large number of words with high energy and a description of what the episode is supposed to entail and the group is generally talkative at the beginning of the episode but as the alcohol lets the sleepiness sink in the group starts to let to their mind wander and their mouths stop with the word making until they only make short comments to one another.
… Oh wait, that’s exactly what happens in most Drunk Minecraft episodes.
Actually, at around the 23 minute mark (1400 seconds) is when the energy starts to dip and at the 31 minute mark they really have a hard time keeping up the conversation. This could also be because this is when they realize they need to have something built or destroyed and finally concentrate on getting it done.
Looking at just the Sentimental words being used, the same trend is found though there’s less neutrality in the words being said.
And when the lull sets in, the majority of the words are mean due to frustration and need-for-sleep induced sass.
Markiplier and Language Per Series
Markiplier, Word Profile and Drunk Minecraft
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