"Get on my level!"
Sam Thorne, also known by his username, Strippin, born September 13, 1988, is a former Content Producer for the Yogscast. On his YouTube channel, you can find let's plays and gaming content, mainly regarding the survival video game genre.
In December 2015, Sam left the Yogscast, as revealed on a Q&A livestream he hosted on December 13. It was then confirmed by Sam on a video announcing his departure from the Yogscast on his channel on December 15, as well as by Mark Hulmes. Although he left the Yogscast he still is friends with various members of the Yogscast.
Yogscast Website SummaryEdit
Sam joined the Yogscast after thrashing Simon and Lewis at a poker game. He is an ex-model, but despite his rugged good looks, Sam prides himself on being a no nonsense gamer with a heart of gold. Sam is also now dead to everyone in YogTowers after defecting to the colonies.
- Strippin is 6 feet, 4 inches tall (193 cm).
- Strippin is colourblind.
- Strippin's username, Strippin, came from "ST_rippin", which stands for "Sam Thorne rippin."
- Strippin was born on September 13, 1988.
- Strippin has two brothers named Ollie Thorne and George Thorne, and two sisters named Molly Thorne and Nancy Thorne.
- Strippin's brother, George Thorne, is a professional footballer for Derby County F.C..
- Strippin has a cousin named Zac Turner-Thorne.
- Strippin's mother's name is Leigh Thorne.
- Strippin's favourite musical artists are Stereophonics, Jamie T, and The Swedish House Mafia.
- Strippin calls his fans "Chicken Strippers."
- Strippin is a fan of Arsenal Football Club.
- Strippin hates bananas.
- Strippin used to play the violin.
- Strippin used to be a professional gamer, where he played games like the original Call of Duty and the original Super Smash Bros., and he once encountered and defeated Armada, one of the best professional Super Smash Bros players.
- Strippin was the guest star on episode 22 of The Co-Optional Podcast.
- Strippin has done the Ice Bucket Challenge, like other members of the Yogscast, such as Simon, Hannah, Martyn, and Panda.
- Strippin is known to enjoy the movie Frozen.
- For a few episodes of the Cornerstone series, Strippin didn't get his audio to the editors in time for the editing and release of the video. As a result, they replaced his voice with a computer-generated robot voice that just said "I'M STRIPPIN" whenever Strippin spoke. This was joked about in several episodes when Strippin was away.
- Strippin has his own character in a DLC release of the videogame SpeedRunners.
- Strippin is currently engaged to Brooke Lawson. They got engaged on December 23, 2015.
- Strippin used to live in Hong Kong, where he was a squid fisherman.
- Strippin used to live in the Swiss Alps, where he was a snowboarding instructor.
- Strippin was the guest on episode 6 of the BroKen Podcast.
- Strippin has appeared on an episode of Game Theory, "Rainbow Six Siege gets a REALITY CHECK!"
- Strippin's character is married to itmeJP's primary character in the MMO, Final Fantasy XIV. Their wedding ceremony, after-party, and Dodger's speech were recorded by Strippin, totalling 40 minutes of recorded footage.
- Strippin joined the Yogscast on November 8, 2012, and left on good terms in late 2015.