ResidentSleeper was a Twitch emote that was used when a stream or a topic was boring. If you saw this in some streamer’s chat that probably meant you should go ahead and find another stream.
ResidentSleeper emote origin
As you might have guessed the name of the emote comes from a combination of Resident Evil and sleeping.
The origin of ResidentSleeper is from OddlerPro, a long time streamer at it since 2008, that fell asleep during a 72 hour Resident Evil marathon stream on September 29th, 2012.
It was his third try at a 72 hour Resident Evil marathon and his last attempt. Below you can see his reaction to the stream where the emote came from.
OddlePro strictly streams Resident Evil so if you’re into that you should definitely go check him out. You can still watch the full stream where magical Twitch history happened. If you’re up to the challenge.
ResidentSleeper is removed
On June 29, 2016, Twitch removed the ResidentSleeper as a global emote stating: