I've found this expression on the Natural Selection 2 fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/NaturalSelection2/posts/10152301360338105

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    Can you please add a bit more content? Commented Jul 31, 2014 at 19:41

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He's just mentioning to notice the soldier falling at 00:14 in the video.

"Dat" should means "that", I've only found this word in colloquial Internet language (such as in "dat ass").

  • I liked your answer :) please double "L" this word : "colloquial" . Commented Jul 31, 2014 at 19:22
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    It actually doesn't really come from the internet and is much older, and has been very popular in regions of the American South for decades.
    – JDong
    Commented Jul 31, 2014 at 19:29
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    @JDong That's correct, of course, but there is a particular slang usage that isn't limited to a particular region, and is used by people who would never otherwise pronounce that like dat. It seems fine to me to mention how it's used today as slang online.
    – user230
    Commented Jul 31, 2014 at 22:12
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    @JDong "Dat" is also common in the Caribbean. Commented Jul 31, 2014 at 22:53

jinawee is almost correct.

Rather than referring to a soldier falling down, this is referring a bass drop at 00:14 in the video, where the background music went "wub-wub-wub" for a moment.

In dubstep, the drop involves a heavy full bass line and commonly a "wobble" or "vowel" bass accompanied by a strong shuffling beat.

To add a bit more detail: Each time I've seen the colloquial Internet usage of "dat ___", the ___ has always been a good/desirable example of its-sort-of-thing.


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