Me: It’s 2017, no one wants to hear Gravity Falls meta
Also me: Stan never believed Gideon was an actual psychic—even though he knew supernatural things were possible, and even though everyone in Gravity Falls was against him, Stan always insisted he absolutely knew Gideon was a fraud. Why was he so certain?
Gideon always called him “Stanford.”
Anyone with real mind-reading powers would’ve known that was actually his brother’s name, and he was living under a false identity