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[[File:CreamPeopleAugust2017.jpg|300px|thumb|right|"What Onision Does With His Fans (Shaving Cream)"]]On August 7th, Beck tweeted, "There will be shaving cream in my ear for the rest of my life and I've accepted it". Some speculated this could be a hint at a new video with Greg since he uploaded a video of himself covered in shaving cream the week before. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckShavingCreamTweet08.07.2017.png Source]) Suspicions were soon confirmed when Greg posted an update to Patreon titled "I Flew A Patreon Out :)". The post featured a new video dubbed "Cream People" featuring himself and Beck covered in shaving cream. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckCollabPatreon08.07.2017.png Source]) The video starts out with Greg driving to the airport. He says he's on his way to pick up a human he's going to be working with. It cuts to himself and Beck in his home and he introduces Beck. They open a box from a fan together, then play Smash Bros together. The video ends with Greg and Beck covered in shaving cream and screaming while doing various activities. The video was uploaded to his main channel the next day under the title "What Onision Does With His Fans (Shaving Cream)". ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-Yi8RApECc $ource])
 
[[File:CreamPeopleAugust2017.jpg|300px|thumb|right|"What Onision Does With His Fans (Shaving Cream)"]]On August 7th, Beck tweeted, "There will be shaving cream in my ear for the rest of my life and I've accepted it". Some speculated this could be a hint at a new video with Greg since he uploaded a video of himself covered in shaving cream the week before. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckShavingCreamTweet08.07.2017.png Source]) Suspicions were soon confirmed when Greg posted an update to Patreon titled "I Flew A Patreon Out :)". The post featured a new video dubbed "Cream People" featuring himself and Beck covered in shaving cream. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckCollabPatreon08.07.2017.png Source]) The video starts out with Greg driving to the airport. He says he's on his way to pick up a human he's going to be working with. It cuts to himself and Beck in his home and he introduces Beck. They open a box from a fan together, then play Smash Bros together. The video ends with Greg and Beck covered in shaving cream and screaming while doing various activities. The video was uploaded to his main channel the next day under the title "What Onision Does With His Fans (Shaving Cream)". ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-Yi8RApECc $ource])
  
The same day Greg uploaded the Patreon video, Beck also appeared on Greg's Younow stream. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckGregYounow08.07.2017.png Source]) During her stay, Beck continued to appear on Greg's Younow and in his videos.
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The same day Greg uploaded the Patreon video, Beck also appeared on Greg's Younow stream. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckGregYounow08.07.2017.png Source]) During her stay, Beck continued to appear on Greg's Younow and in his videos. At this time, both Greg and Kai would each stream on Younow daily, usually one would start their stream right after the other ended theirs. Some viewers thought it was strange Beck would appear in Greg's streams, but not in Kai's streams afterword. Many suspected Kai did not get along with Beck. When Greg and Beck were asked about this on a stream, Greg said they get along decently and play Mario Kart every night.
  
 
Although it was now confirmed what the anonymous user said about Beck visiting was true, many people still did not believe the screen shots were not real due to sketchy visual details in the image. The images were brought onto Kai's discord server where users discussed them further. Kai replied to the discussion, "That is me. It's real." ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:KaiConfirmLeak08.07.2017.png Source]) Kai soon took to Younow and expressed they he "high key" wanted to die because he was tired of people breaking his trust. ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCqEDd2eikA Source]) On the stream, he says Greg did tell him he was going to fly out Beck, but never told him when he would do it or that he bought the tickets. He also blamed Beck for leaking their conversations.
 
Although it was now confirmed what the anonymous user said about Beck visiting was true, many people still did not believe the screen shots were not real due to sketchy visual details in the image. The images were brought onto Kai's discord server where users discussed them further. Kai replied to the discussion, "That is me. It's real." ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:KaiConfirmLeak08.07.2017.png Source]) Kai soon took to Younow and expressed they he "high key" wanted to die because he was tired of people breaking his trust. ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCqEDd2eikA Source]) On the stream, he says Greg did tell him he was going to fly out Beck, but never told him when he would do it or that he bought the tickets. He also blamed Beck for leaking their conversations.
  
People speculated Beck may had paid Greg to collaborate with him. At that time, Greg had a $750 Patreon tier for fans to collaborate with him in videos. When asked about it on twitter, Beck confirmed she did not pay for that tier and says it was generous of Greg and Kai to fly her out for collaborating. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckFlewOut08.12.2017.png Source])
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People speculated Beck may had paid Greg to collaborate with him. At that time, Greg had a $750 Patreon tier for fans to collaborate with him in videos. When asked about it on twitter, Beck confirmed she did not pay for that tier and says it was generous of Greg and Kai to fly her out for collaborating. Beck credits her "relentless perusing" of Kai for being flown out. She says she had a crush on Kai and wrote a song and sent presents until she was noticed. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckFlownOut08.12.2017.png Source]) When asked if she was dating Kai, Beck said no but she wishes she was. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckNotDatingKai08.12.2017.png Source])
  
 
==Toilet Saga==
 
==Toilet Saga==
  
[[File:Yourtoiletisclogged08.07.2017.png|200px|thumb|left|A troll on Kai's stream]]While Kai was streaming, Beck took to Discord to live post about clogging Greg and Kai's toilet. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckDiscordToiletStunt08.07.2017.png Source]) Because of this, during his stream, Kai was bombarded with comments about Beck and the toilet. Some viewers telling Kai to help Beck while others made fun of the situation.
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[[File:Yourtoiletisclogged08.07.2017.png|200px|thumb|right|A troll on Kai's stream]]While Kai was streaming, Beck took to Discord to live post about clogging Greg and Kai's toilet. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckDiscordToiletStunt08.07.2017.png Source]) Because of this, during his stream, Kai was bombarded with comments about Beck and the toilet. Some viewers telling Kai to help Beck while others made fun of the situation.
  
 
This discord stunt gave Beck the nickname "Poopbeck" among lolcow users. Beck later said the toilet clogging saga was only a joke for the Discord members.
 
This discord stunt gave Beck the nickname "Poopbeck" among lolcow users. Beck later said the toilet clogging saga was only a joke for the Discord members.
  
On August 12, 2017, Greg uploaded a sketch video with Beck based on her toilet clogging. The video had the clickbait title "Watch Before I Delete This Video" and clickbait thumbnail of Greg laying over Beck, seemingly about to kiss her. ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UyEKiDnEaU $ource], [http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Video08.12.2017.jpg Thumbnail])
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On August 12, 2017, Greg uploaded an Onision sketch video with Beck based on her clogging Greg and Kai's toilet. The video had the clickbait title "Watch Before I Delete This Video" and clickbait thumbnail of Greg laying over Beck, seemingly about to kiss her. ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UyEKiDnEaU $ource], [http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Video08.12.2017.jpg Thumbnail])
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==Return Home==
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On August 16, 2017, Beck posted a video of her dogs to Instagram with the caption that she had missed them. Since during her stay she'd post photos of Greg and Kai's dogs, [[Leelu]] and [[Dobbs]], viewers took this as an indication Beck was now home. Greg also tweeted, "I'm sad. ☺" that same day. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:GregSad08.16.2017.jpg Source])
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After returning home, Beck revealed on discord she was avoiding watching Kai's streams because she didn't want to hear Kai talk shit about her. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:BeckDiscord08.17.2017.png Source])
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8/15/17 - Laineybot Younow
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LC Notes:Lainey implied very heavily on stream about 15 minutes ago that she has rejected beck romantically because she now has zero tolerance of illegal drug use in any form.
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=Book=
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[[Reaper's Creek]]
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The early chapter releases on Patreon were received with a lot of criticism, particularly in what seemed to be a lack of editing. For example, in the first chapter (as well as others), the main characters' name inexplicably changes from Daniel to Greg. Some of Greg's fans offered to edit his book for free. One comment from his Patreon [[Beck]] offering free editing caused a heated discussion in his Patreon comments. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Reapers_Patreon_Comments.png Source], original comment to the right)
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On February 12, 2018, Greg responded by rejecting the idea of an editor on twitter, ending the tweet with "I don't play by your rules & if that is a problem: dont fukin reed muh book, thx". He also retweeted a tweet from 2015 saying something similar, originally in response to criticism of his book [[Stones To Abbigale]]. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Reaper%27s_Edit_Twitter.png Source]) He also retweeted a tweet from 2012 that said "Grammar Nazis should be sent to death camps." ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Reapers_Death_Camp.png Source])
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Later that day, Greg wrote a post to his Patreon that included a video under the title "I Want You To Be Happy". In the post, he explains people are not happy with his book. He wants to make his Patreon supporters happy, but he also wants to continue creating something that represents him and his imperfections. He says if you are concerned with grammar, you can read other books. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Reapers_Don%27t_Read_Patreon.png Source])
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[[File:Reapers Comment.png|350px|thumb|right|The comment that got to Greg's core]]In the video, Greg announces sometimes he is "real" with his Patreons and doesn't hold back even though it comes off as rude. He says he doesn't mean to be rude because he appreciates them, but he read a comment that "got to my core". He says ever since he started writing books people have been going after him about grammar. He says he doesn't write books for it to be bought by the masses, he writes them for the small audience that would appreciate it. He says he writes books how he would write anything else, like an email. He does not worry about grammar because to him writing is an art and we shouldn't be serious about it. He says his books are about the story and not how the story is presented. He said a lot of people said his books are awesome and did not comment on the grammar. He said the person that made the comment he is making the video about said they were trying to be helpful, yet they called his work was "sloppy". (He stops speaking to make a confused face.) He said his tweets were his "restraintful" response to this comment, trying not to offend anybody. He says he does not need people to read his book. He would rather have almost no one read his book than hand it over to an editor to modify his book. He asks his audience not to buy his books if they care about grammar. He says his current book is about his childhood. This video was later uploaded to Youtube under the name "Don't Buy My Books", but has since been re-uploaded to [[Archive]] under them name "Don't Read Onision's Books". ([https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ6T_q7cxHw $ource])
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Beck, the writer of the comment, defended herself in the Youtube comments of Greg's video saying she was not trying to be malicious and only wanted to help with his book. She said she felt like Greg's "grammar Nazis should be sent to death camps" tweet was fucked up because she told Greg she was a grammar Nazi two weeks prior. ([http://www.lifeofonion.com/index.php?title=File:Reapers_Beck_YT_Comment.png Source])
  
 
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Beck was a Patreon supporter of Greg and Kai's who flew out to their home in 2017.

**During the events in this article, Kai went by the nicknames "Lainey" or "Lain" and did not yet identify as a trans man. The writing in this article will reflect Kai's current name and pronouns, but images, quotes, and videos will not.

Events

Beck was a fan of Greg and Kai's who became a moderator for Greg's discord in the summer of 2017. Beck was labeled a Kai fangirl after she recorded and uploaded a song she wrote for Kai on July 26, 2017. (Source) The song has since been deleted, but a summary of the songs exists from an Anti-O blog: In her song “A Like-Song for Lainey” she says that she is “gay” for Taylor. And tries to win Taylor over. Says she wants to kiss Taylor and that she understands they’ve been hurt and betrayed, and wants to commit to them. She says she is infatuated with Taylor and has a huge crush on them. And that she hopes to restore Taylor’s trust in them, for some reason. (Source)

On August 6, 2017, an anonymous user posted to the gossip imageboard lolcow claiming Beck was going to Greg and Kai's home, but Kai was aware. They said readers might not believe them, but they'll see on the 16th. The poster also provided a screen shot of a conversation between Beck and Kai. They claimed the screen shot looks weird because they were only able to pull keylogs. In the screen shot, Kai was upset Greg never tells him anything. Beck says she assumed he told Kai. Kai asks when it is and Beck replies the 6th to the 15th. Beck asks Kai if he's ok with her visiting. Many readers were suspicious of the legitimacy of the screen shots. The user replied with another screen shot of a conversation seemingly between Beck and Kai. (Admin note: I am assuming this is supposed to be Kai and Beck because the original file name was "laineytwitter2_screen.png".) They spoke about video games and Kai tells Beck "Maybe we'll be able to play together sometime :]" (Source)

That same day, Beck uploaded another song. This time it was an "I'm sorry" song for Greg and Kai. This songs had been deleted as well, but most of the lyrics were saved:

"I'm Sorry" lyrics
Hey Gregory and Lainey

I know you think I'm crazy
But please know I'm more than
How I've dealt with pain
Please think of our good times
Our texts and all of the signs
The similarities between us are staggering

Our music tastes
Our life fast paces
(?) swimming races
Late night memes
Catfish conspiracies
Sending you pictures of puppies

Hey Lainey and Gregory
I know that you are worried
But I promise that I'll try my best
To earn your trust

So here is a friendship CV
To earn your respect for me
A list of all my qualities
And (?)

I'm a cost efficient, truth insistent, persistent girl
Who wants to show that she won't
Do anything that you wouldn't like
Except destroy you at super smash bros, heheh

I take myself (?) as I'm meant to please
Honestly you make me weak in my knees
I'll treat you to a birthday cake, ice cream, breakfast burritos
And pizza with pineapple

Hey Gregory and Lainey
I know you think I'm crazy
But please know I'm more than
How I've dealt with pain (x2)

"What Onision Does With His Fans (Shaving Cream)"
On August 7th, Beck tweeted, "There will be shaving cream in my ear for the rest of my life and I've accepted it". Some speculated this could be a hint at a new video with Greg since he uploaded a video of himself covered in shaving cream the week before. (Source) Suspicions were soon confirmed when Greg posted an update to Patreon titled "I Flew A Patreon Out :)". The post featured a new video dubbed "Cream People" featuring himself and Beck covered in shaving cream. (Source) The video starts out with Greg driving to the airport. He says he's on his way to pick up a human he's going to be working with. It cuts to himself and Beck in his home and he introduces Beck. They open a box from a fan together, then play Smash Bros together. The video ends with Greg and Beck covered in shaving cream and screaming while doing various activities. The video was uploaded to his main channel the next day under the title "What Onision Does With His Fans (Shaving Cream)". ($ource)

The same day Greg uploaded the Patreon video, Beck also appeared on Greg's Younow stream. (Source) During her stay, Beck continued to appear on Greg's Younow and in his videos. At this time, both Greg and Kai would each stream on Younow daily, usually one would start their stream right after the other ended theirs. Some viewers thought it was strange Beck would appear in Greg's streams, but not in Kai's streams afterword. Many suspected Kai did not get along with Beck. When Greg and Beck were asked about this on a stream, Greg said they get along decently and play Mario Kart every night.

Although it was now confirmed what the anonymous user said about Beck visiting was true, many people still did not believe the screen shots were not real due to sketchy visual details in the image. The images were brought onto Kai's discord server where users discussed them further. Kai replied to the discussion, "That is me. It's real." (Source) Kai soon took to Younow and expressed they he "high key" wanted to die because he was tired of people breaking his trust. (Source) On the stream, he says Greg did tell him he was going to fly out Beck, but never told him when he would do it or that he bought the tickets. He also blamed Beck for leaking their conversations.

People speculated Beck may had paid Greg to collaborate with him. At that time, Greg had a $750 Patreon tier for fans to collaborate with him in videos. When asked about it on twitter, Beck confirmed she did not pay for that tier and says it was generous of Greg and Kai to fly her out for collaborating. Beck credits her "relentless perusing" of Kai for being flown out. She says she had a crush on Kai and wrote a song and sent presents until she was noticed. (Source) When asked if she was dating Kai, Beck said no but she wishes she was. (Source)

Toilet Saga

A troll on Kai's stream
While Kai was streaming, Beck took to Discord to live post about clogging Greg and Kai's toilet. (Source) Because of this, during his stream, Kai was bombarded with comments about Beck and the toilet. Some viewers telling Kai to help Beck while others made fun of the situation.

This discord stunt gave Beck the nickname "Poopbeck" among lolcow users. Beck later said the toilet clogging saga was only a joke for the Discord members.

On August 12, 2017, Greg uploaded an Onision sketch video with Beck based on her clogging Greg and Kai's toilet. The video had the clickbait title "Watch Before I Delete This Video" and clickbait thumbnail of Greg laying over Beck, seemingly about to kiss her. ($ource, Thumbnail)

Return Home

On August 16, 2017, Beck posted a video of her dogs to Instagram with the caption that she had missed them. Since during her stay she'd post photos of Greg and Kai's dogs, Leelu and Dobbs, viewers took this as an indication Beck was now home. Greg also tweeted, "I'm sad. ☺" that same day. (Source)

After returning home, Beck revealed on discord she was avoiding watching Kai's streams because she didn't want to hear Kai talk shit about her. (Source)

8/15/17 - Laineybot Younow LC Notes:Lainey implied very heavily on stream about 15 minutes ago that she has rejected beck romantically because she now has zero tolerance of illegal drug use in any form.


Book

Reaper's Creek

The early chapter releases on Patreon were received with a lot of criticism, particularly in what seemed to be a lack of editing. For example, in the first chapter (as well as others), the main characters' name inexplicably changes from Daniel to Greg. Some of Greg's fans offered to edit his book for free. One comment from his Patreon Beck offering free editing caused a heated discussion in his Patreon comments. (Source, original comment to the right)

On February 12, 2018, Greg responded by rejecting the idea of an editor on twitter, ending the tweet with "I don't play by your rules & if that is a problem: dont fukin reed muh book, thx". He also retweeted a tweet from 2015 saying something similar, originally in response to criticism of his book Stones To Abbigale. (Source) He also retweeted a tweet from 2012 that said "Grammar Nazis should be sent to death camps." (Source)

Later that day, Greg wrote a post to his Patreon that included a video under the title "I Want You To Be Happy". In the post, he explains people are not happy with his book. He wants to make his Patreon supporters happy, but he also wants to continue creating something that represents him and his imperfections. He says if you are concerned with grammar, you can read other books. (Source)

The comment that got to Greg's core
In the video, Greg announces sometimes he is "real" with his Patreons and doesn't hold back even though it comes off as rude. He says he doesn't mean to be rude because he appreciates them, but he read a comment that "got to my core". He says ever since he started writing books people have been going after him about grammar. He says he doesn't write books for it to be bought by the masses, he writes them for the small audience that would appreciate it. He says he writes books how he would write anything else, like an email. He does not worry about grammar because to him writing is an art and we shouldn't be serious about it. He says his books are about the story and not how the story is presented. He said a lot of people said his books are awesome and did not comment on the grammar. He said the person that made the comment he is making the video about said they were trying to be helpful, yet they called his work was "sloppy". (He stops speaking to make a confused face.) He said his tweets were his "restraintful" response to this comment, trying not to offend anybody. He says he does not need people to read his book. He would rather have almost no one read his book than hand it over to an editor to modify his book. He asks his audience not to buy his books if they care about grammar. He says his current book is about his childhood. This video was later uploaded to Youtube under the name "Don't Buy My Books", but has since been re-uploaded to Archive under them name "Don't Read Onision's Books". ($ource)

Beck, the writer of the comment, defended herself in the Youtube comments of Greg's video saying she was not trying to be malicious and only wanted to help with his book. She said she felt like Greg's "grammar Nazis should be sent to death camps" tweet was fucked up because she told Greg she was a grammar Nazi two weeks prior. (Source)