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Quentin Debode, better known online as bot Bode (formerly Q Debode and BODE), is a Belgian Twitch streamer and YouTube vlogger, mostly known for the now cancelled Smosvlog series. He's also the founder of the Belgian YouTube Gatherings.

YouTube

BODE started in October 2009. Over time, he's made several types of videos. He's had a news show, daily vlog, Q&A series, scripted vlog and more. Shortly after the end of Smosvlog, he took a break from YouTube. He returned to YouTube in January 2018.

Smosvlog

Smosvlog was the video series of the popular student blog website Smosblog. The series focussed on several topics related on life as a student. Smosvlog lasted from September 2013 until November 2014[1]. In 2016, the Smosblog website itself shut down[2].

Helium-5

Helium-5 was a limited vlog series on Bode's main channel[3]. The first episode was uploaded in February 2018[4], with a new one following every other week. 'Chapter one' closed after ten episodes and no video has since been uploaded[5].

Twitch

Bode started streaming on Twitch in October 2018[6]. Often streaming with other creators, he mostly plays Fortnite and occasionally tries out a new game.

Goe Gezelschap

Bode, alongside of his wife Liv, started a weekly podcast in June 2019[7]. The podcast is linked to a blog with the same name[8]. Episodes are available through YouTube[9], Soundcloud[10], Buzzsprout[11] and Spotify[12].

Belgian YouTube Gathering

Debode is the founder of the Belgian YouTube Gathering.[13] He posted a video on 23 January 2013[14] asking people why there wasn't a gathering in Belgium yet, ultimately leading to him hosting the first one in August of that same year.[15] He partnered up with the Dutch YouTube Gathering, changing his title to "Co-Founder and Event Manager"[16].

After hosting three editions, Debode announced his departure from the BYTG event on his blog.[17] 

Personal life

Bode got married in August 2017 to Liv Van Oerle[18].

References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKMvwyoL_9JvTIkrRqQO7YtuNpX_0M7kq Playlist with all Smosvlog episodes
  2. http://www.smosblog.be The Smosblog website shut down in 2016
  3. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKMvwyoL_9JurXLJM5LJiltSdbI2Xtub2 Playlist with all Helium-5 episodes
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8q1s95pv0y4 First Helium-5 episode
  5. https://www.youtube.com/qdebode/videos Bode's video page on YouTube
  6. https://www.twitch.tv/debode Bode's Twitch channel
  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6DHNKywjmc First episode of the Goe Gezelschap podcast
  8. http://goegezelschap.be The Goe Gezelschap blog
  9. https://www.youtube.com/goegezelschappodcast Goe Gezelschap on YouTube
  10. https://soundcloud.com/goegezelschap Goe Gezelschap on Soundcloud
  11. http://goegezelschap.buzzsprout.com/ Goe Gezelschap on Buzzsprout
  12. https://open.spotify.com/show/5EUxjTPKW5k70GmBeY1N32?si=oGi_LxgiSqaH2y-nO6knlA Goe Gezelschap on Spotify
  13. https://dennisamsters.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/de-belgische-YouTube-community-komt-samen/ Interview with Quentin about the upcoming gatherings
  14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rugnaX2-Kuo vlog about the upcoming Belgian YouTube Gathering
  15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl8YHa_QWD4 Montage of Belgian YouTube Gathering #2 (hosted by Quentin)
  16. https://www.linkedin.com/in/qdebode/ Quentin's LinkedIn profile, featuring both YouTube Gathering events
  17. http://www.debodeq.com/2014/06/let-it-go/ Quentin leaves the Belgian YouTube Gathering
  18. https://www.instagram.com/p/BYRE_eaDZlO/ Quentin and his wife at their wedding
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