The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

16 okt 2020
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What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • Ok gotta give it to Ryan, this one is weird

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  • postmortem: I love the theory that some sirens lured them in, maybe that way they are still alive now? just in a blue men type of way lol

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  • not the Scottish accents olease

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  • me, a scot, listening to the 'scottish accents': ....

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  • Sam and Colby should go there and investigate

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  • Post Mortem: Can we throw holy water and salt at Shane to make positively sure he isn’t a demon?

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  • What about pirates

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  • i love shane and ryan

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  • Moore went ashore to Mor to knock on the door, finding the mooring ropes were no more.

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  • w-why did@ they switch? sides

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  • For the post mortem: I really wanna know what happened to Roderick Mackenzie! Did they interview him? I feel like he knows more than we do...... And I bet he lost his job, that's a good 8£ a year gone! If only the fella had sent a little telegram 🤷🏼‍♀️ #postmortem

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  • What the HELL is a BOOEY do they mean a BUOY ahahhahah

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  • That’s it, I’m in love

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  • I think we might need scooby doo for this....

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  • I think the men on the hespera came, had an altercation with the men. Murdered them, and reported them “missing” under mysterious circumstances.

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  • Omg are they back?????

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  • missed these videos

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  • hearing them try the scottish accent every single british person felt pain

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  • They probably killed a seabird Bad luck to kill a seabird

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  • yes !!they are back!!!

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  • Ryan had a orb appear during his CU camera. Obviously, there is a ghost following him and listening in.

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  • When you said “ back at the lighthouse “ An ad played and it was DJ music

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  • What ABT supernatural?

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  • Godamn Mackenzie Lee U had one job

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  • Shane and Ryan: "People disappear from the lighthouse" Gamers: "Nah, they just went to the *RAPTURE* "

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  • I assume the Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson movie was partly inspired by this story (if you're down for an ambiguous psychological thriller, highly recommend).

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  • Lead Masks Case, please.

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  • dang shane called it i’m surprised

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  • Ryan: meanwhile back on the lighthouse My add for no reason: I don’t like vegetables

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  • Omg, I find this case interesting and not long ago thought "why haven't you guys covered this case before?" and now.....

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  • I'm curious why there was no mention of perhaps a rogue wave especially with regard to theory 1? It's possible for them to occur without a storm after being generated a long distance away, and the keepers would get very little warning. I'm also wondering if there were records of them perhaps going fishing or if there was a boat that might have been missing?

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  • HELL YEAH THEYRE BACCKKKK im actually really happy theyre back :)

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  • Lighthouse Keeper:"F*ck it we are tired of this sh*t" Tada! Modern day Mystery

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  • I mean I feel like it has GOT to be theory 1. There weren’t “no signs” of a wave, the float was missing and the tackle box and railings were damaged. They said that they had been experiencing strong storms, and there is known to be windy weather and big waves. I feel like it’s fairly clear what happened, here. Tragic, but clear.

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  • Shane’s hair is sort of giving me “no country for old men” vibes.

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  • I missed this too much. Just happiness🥰

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  • Is it legit impossible that they couldn’t have just left? Like make a little boat or something? Was there no way off??? W H A T why isn’t there more murder??

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  • Post Mortem: What if the three men just went away with Captain Holman? Maybe they were just too scared of the storm, and the Captain did not report it...cause....three men left their duty?

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  • I love how Ryan tells you the case took place in 1900 but for the photos of the guys that disappeared they use very modern photos. Like they were out there wearing hoodies in 1900

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  • Hello! Please cover the unsolved mystery of the Indian Stoneman next. Also, this episode was so amazinggggg!

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  • True Crime Supernatural cross over!?

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  • How I missed these 2 so much glad this is best cant wait for next week. Love itt

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  • Shane looks like a short lady

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  • So basically you have to be eminem to survive these blue men with green hair

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  • Iv missed Shane he’s so funny

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  • Sounds like the inspiration for Robert Eggers' movie "The Lighthouse"!

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  • Can you please look into the Hinsdale House Haunting

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  • "If any Scots are offended by this then you should be". Good I am but only by Shane's accent 😂😂

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  • too funny boys.. NEVER STOP

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  • 3:26 - 4:02 was genuinely the most horrific thing about this video 😂😂

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  • Ryan: these three men mysteriously disappeared without a trace and possibly faced a horrible painful demise Shane: they're boyfriends :) and they live in Jamaica :)

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  • Those terrible attempts at a Scottish accent cracked me up🤣

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  • "The Ghoul Boys are my favorite boys" -Me

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  • The boys are back

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  • My love for Shane just multiplied by 100 when he made the Animorphs reference.

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  • maybe the spirit believed to be haunting the island made it seem like there were storms, and kidnapped and killed the keepers

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  • love y'all but what about this is true crime

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  • Has anyone seen the movie The Lighthouse with Robert Pattinson? Just watched it the other day then I see this on YT. Eerily similar lol

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  • Do you think the people could’ve left with a ship themselves? Just decided to pack up and leave?

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  • Post mortem: but how about the gamekeeper? poisoned them, either buried them on the island or threw them on the ocean and then he himself wrote in the log?

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  • So lighthouse keepers are like moths

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  • BOO - EEE

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  • Nobody’s mentioning how Shane said polyamorous rights?

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  • Postmortem: What about shared delusional disorder? It was just the three of them they all imagined a storm? Maybe they all went into this psychosis and died trying to escape the island

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  • #Postmortem I do think the most likley theory out of the 4 is that an accident happend and one of them fell in the water, the others threw down the lifebuoy to try and save him, and they were either suprised by a huge wave and/or strong winds. If Guinness says its the most windy place in the UK, and the place is known for possibly having 300ft waves, I see no reason why this couldn't have happend. Even if you say its strange that three experienced men would be taken by the sea like that, its not strange that nature is unpredictable and wayyy beyond what we can predict. Against nature we are pretty much powerless lol.

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  • I think they were all just swept out to sea by either heavy waves or wind.

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  • Could they not have been kidnapped by pirates or someone else?? I mean idk cus I don’t know anything abt pirates but #postmortem

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  • guys pls watch the lighthouse keeper on Nightmare tales channel u wont regret it

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  • 16:55

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  • #postmortem Did the Board ever check in with any of their families?? Usually in situations of disappearances like this I prefer to think people just up and left, and maybe they could have gone home if they were feeling bad. To explain how they could have left: perhaps they hopped a boat of a passerby or if the distance isn't too bad to some outcropping and further to mainland.

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  • 24:00 that's not Scotland, that's wastwater in the lake district, England

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