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Denis Kopotun (born: June 5, 1996 (1996-06-05) [age 23]), formerly DenisDaily, is a Canadian YouTuber who currently resides in British Columbia, Canada who mostly makes Roblox videos but has a few different videos such as Hello Neighbor and Happy Wheels. He also makes "Try Not To Laugh" and other challenge videos other than Roblox. Denis is passionate about making videos and has reached a lot in a year. His fans are super supportive and a lot of them have claimed they been around since Denis had under 1 million subscribers and are still traveling with him through his adventure.

The Pals

Denis originally owned a channel called KongoBoom and made Minecraft videos with Corl. But a later period of time Denis gave up on KongoBoom, that is until he met Alex, Sketch, and Sub and so together they created a collaboration channel called The Pals. The Pals consisting of members are:

Mascots

Sir Meows A Lot

Sir Meows A Lot is Denis' channel's mascot. Denis really loves and adores cats. At denisdaily.com, there is even a plush toy and a squishie for Sir Meows A Lot.[1] It was based on the Business Cat, a Roblox Shoulder accessory.[2]

Pinchy

Pinchy is another mascot that was based on Cool Crab Shoulder Friend, a Roblox Shoulder accessory. There is a plushie for it in the Denis merch.[3]

Controversy

CorlHorl and Pals Disbanding

In February of 2019, CorlHorl was tweeting hurtful messages to a fan who almost committed suicide. Shortly after, Denis responded with kicking Corl out of the Pals and abandoning their 11-year friendship. Shortly after, Corl posted a picture with him holding a rifle, but then deleted it after concerns arose for Denis' health and the rest of the pals. Corl has quit everything ever since. Because of this, in July of 2019, Denis announced the Pals were disbanding into independent channels. Denis still uploads videos and tweets things to this day, while Corl has gone quite.

John Doe Trend

In March 2017, Denis made a few videos about a Roblox test account called John Doe claiming that he was a hacker and claimed that he would hack Roblox on March 18, 2017, but it was a rumor. He had nothing to do with creating the rumor, it was being created by the Roblox troll group known as the "Off Topic Forums". 

GrowBux

On September 25, 2017, Denis made a video about a website called Growbux, a website he created that gave users "free robux" after installing an app.[4] This caused lots of controversy in the Roblox community. Many accused him of exploiting kids by making them download applications that could contain malware and spyware, some developers of popular Roblox games (like Alexnewtron the creator of MeepCity) even said that he violates Roblox's terms of services which has a rule not to provide free robux though third-party websites, along with violating the COPPA guidelines (COPPA is a law that prevents websites from exploiting, scamming or collecting personal information from under 13s).[5] Denis has tried to deny the accusations, saying it's not a scam. He even called another person "ignorant" for being misinformed. This caused even more hatred for Denis. He eventually apologized and updated everything.

Other Channels

Denis made an account called Sir Meows A Lot for Sir Meows A Lot videos but wasn't uploading anything now.

Denis also made a Denis Minecraft for his Minecraft videos, and it was announced by Messenger Manatee in a video called "Message from Messenger Manatee"[6]

Quotes

  • Hey, guys welcome to another Roblox adventure! (Playing Roblox)
  • MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW! (imitating Sir Meows A Lot)
  • OOO I'm Corl Horl (Whenever jokingly imitating/mocking Corl)
  • AH the neighbor's back (Hello Neighbor)
  • IT'S JOHN DOE HELP! (March 18th live stream)
  • Sketch PICK UP THE PHONE! (whenever Sketch doesn't answer the phone)
  • Um... thanks? (reacting to weird letters or tweets)
  • I can't have a 40% match to myself! (the Denis Quiz)
  • I'm killing Trump (TABS)
  • I hate you humans (Cat simulator)
  • Boogie Oogie On The Dance Floor (Imitating Corl)
  • Popo (Referring to police in Roblox Jailbreak)
  • Welcome to PalsCraft (Playing PalsCraft)
  • And then I'll see you ... in the next one! (Ending his videos)
  • Welcome to Denis Sucks At Minecraft (Beginning his Denis Sucks At Minecraft series)

Trivia

  • Denis's first video was a Minecraft video.
  • Denis started YouTube thanks to skyping Corl.
  • Denis's channel was originally named “Denis - Roblox, and More!”.
  • Denis has an insane love for cats.
  • Denis's true love abandoned him in college.
  • Many believe Denis's real name is Paul, because of a little joke he made in one of his videos.
  • Denis is 6'5" (195 centimeters) tall.
  • Denis made claymations when he was 12, and posted tech tutorials when he was 13.
  • Denis started YouTube at the age of 10.
  • Denis was obsessed with Spongebob as a kid (and still likes Spongebob as of today)
  • Denis had a pet chinchilla as a kid.
  • Denis's old channel was named KongoBoom.
  • Denis did gymnastics and ballet when he was a kid, and stopped roughly around the age of 12.

Subscriber Milestones

  • 1 million subscribers: December 14, 2016
  • 2 million subscribers: April 9, 2017
  • 3 million subscribers: September 1, 2017
  • 4 million subscribers: January 9, 2018
  • 5 million subscribers: May 1, 2018
  • 6 million subscribers: August 24, 2018
  • 7 million subscribers: February 15, 2019

References

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