The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

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What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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Gracie
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If the keeper didn't report anything weird during those two weeks, I wonder if the principal keeper paid him to not say anything and then murdered the other two. Since he had asked just before arriving at the lighthouse with the others whether they could do an experiment to see how long it would take someone to get there between the thing being reported and them actually investigating. Since it was denied, maybe he opted to just bribe the keeper to keep silent. Since he wanted to know how long it would take for someone to come investigating, maybe he was planning out how long he'd have from the time he'd stop turning on the light (leaving the island) until someone would start looking for him. The journal said he was quiet, so what if he was just nervous about his plans. He could have drugged the other two which made them hallucinate and see the storm. Perhaps he was conducting some sort of experiment, and then killed them and left somehow, maybe by having some sort of accomplice pick him up or something.
Plant
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What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?
valsol
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shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important
Grace Linnea
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Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?
Yazmine Yacub
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whenever i need to do scottish accents i just always say it how i think shrek would say it and i think you guys should try it too!!
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love you guys
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Tsunami... duh lol
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You should do the Chris Benoit murders
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For me being Scottish I find it hilarious for Americans to try and copy our accent it’s just complete failure and u guys just can’t do it my gf is American herself and she can’t even say the names of our towns and cities correctly too funny 😂😂😂👌
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This literally feels like the Lighthouse, the movie in real life. Bruh this is crazy
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if shane narrated this i feel it wouldn’t be as “ scary “ as it sounds
Kali Smith
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This reminded me of Percy Jackson at the start of it
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Why does he say boo-ey it’s pronounced boy?
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Look into the Villisca Axe Murder House!
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Ryan: *Better keep it tight* 😂
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I think the fourth one had something to do with it and just threw the bodies into the ocean. Like how can 3 men go missing by "accident"?
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The way the “alien juice” comment destroyed Shane’s joy in mere seconds
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they back people tell they quit buzzfeed. Miss something there
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WE’RE BACK BABYYYY
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I am scottish and i am so offended by this
John F
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23:41 corn cob pipe? i mean, his name was MacArthur
Yen
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That person that doesn’t see the lighthouse:
*seems sus but I’ll ignore that*
Carolyn Izaguirre
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they both sound insane lmao
Zuhal Hamidy
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"If you are scottish and being offended by that. You should be"
-Ryan
pockystickz :3
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I can't take this seriously the narrator sounds like chills
Olivia Testa
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I don’t know why, but my favourite part of every “unsolved” episode is finding out how Ryan is going to transition to the “making this case unsolved” bit. Anyone else?
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I've been waiting ages for The guys to return, you wont belive The smile upon my face when i saw this and I am still having that psychotic smile :-)(Free range grass for The sheep)
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i say the goongoozler took them 😤😤
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https://www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/sisters-sentenced-to-death-infanticide-in-independent-ireland/
This case is something for unsolved to sync their teeth into!!
Avni Sharma
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imagine they just all got drunk, tied the bottles to their ankles, and just drowned in the ocean
True Rue
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The blue men, storm Kelpies, Ghosts. There are plenty of supernatural creatures on Scotland. And now we have skipped over the possible ghost on the island. Oh yay now there are also ghost ravens. Good lord this mystery.
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i've been waiting for a new one for so long :')
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"If you're Scottish and you're offended by this, you should be" LOL
Jack J. Q. Daniels
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Sooo, no surprise Shane can do a PERFECT (or as close to it as I've ever heard from an American) Scottish accent, demons gotta be able to trick people with their voice
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Also lmao I'm glad y'all are back! I do love me some true crime
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Dude best timed sick leave ever
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ya know I was sad that this was a true crime season but 50% of the theory’s today were supernatural
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bad luck to kill a seabird
Andrea Garza
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why'd you spill the beans.......
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The stories are good but when they try to be funny it just renders these videos unwatchable. Its a pity.
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God I've missed these guys
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what i find creepy is that all the clocks were stopped
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Love ye guys xxx
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This reminds me of the film 'The Lighthouse', Would recommend it after listening to this...
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keep these dark knight series refrences coming, pls
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Virus in 2020 zombies in 2021. Keeps getting better and better. *sulks like ryan*
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It was El Chupacabra
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Shane will def weep the moment he sees me lol
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Baba booey
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Some jamaican: Oi wi nuh want uh battyman ya so
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I didn’t know they kept making unsolved episodes rn tbh!
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At the end they have a real intense rap
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THEY ARE BACK
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I know y’all trynna be funny with the small talks but it kinda ruins the video. I just skip to get back to the story
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Can you guys do an episode on the disappearance of Zachary Bernhardt? An 8 year old Floridian boy who disappeared in the middle of the night. Very interesting story. The circumstances of his disappearance are fishy at best. #postmortem #buzzfeedunsolvedtruecrime
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I think we found Shane's only weakness. Rhymes
Ryan David
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They were abducted by moth man who was drawn to the light
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Loight hoose
Lucy Anderson
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Usually I'm all up for the crazier theories but as a Scot living on the east coast I've seen the sea do some insane stuff. I know the sea around the west coast is way worse, and on a small island it could definitely get really bad. They 100% just got swept out to sea, though I do love a good Kelpie story.
hopeworldletsgo
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RAP BATTLING MERMAIDS TO THE DEATH!
pradeep kr
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the vignette effect that you give while exporting a video is making Shanes face blurred especially in the wide-angle frame. either adjust his sitting position or adjust the camera.
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Fergs lemmino
Kgotso Moleoa
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Ryan is funnier
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Shanes dissappointment over alien juice. Laughing with tears.
eioshen boboi
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home in Noida, India. The tiny details of the events happened at the night of the murder can give you chills. Hope you give it a try. Big fan of your show.
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I haven't watched you guys in a year. I've missed y'all ❤ 🤍 you guys can always make me laugh when I'm having a bad day.
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I've never heard buoy pronounced boo-ee before. 😂
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me, a scottish person, listening to their impressions of a scottish person 👁👄👁
Connie
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They sound like they are drunk
Moxie Lofton
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Joseph More
Knocked on the door
And found nothing out of place
But the keepers were missin'
And if you give a listen
The waves may tell of their fate
Slippery Cactus
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Polyamorous gay love story?
*sighs, opens wattpad*
Mwale Zulu
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Postmortem: so my theory is they bailed. Like shane said but without the love triangle. Firstly the job didn't seem to have many benefits, psychological fatigue, isolation, it must have gotten to them so why not just stage a disappearance.
The Mackenzie guy could have been in on it too. Because not reporting something for two weeks is suspicious. Like we'd understand some days but two weeks? Idk he just seems like he's hiding something. I think the disappearance was staged by the victims.
J Lange
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Sprite is an awfully cute name for murderous, green haired fish dudes.
Mariaj De Guzman
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this reminds me of an A24 movie called "The Lighthouse"
emilia d
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did anybody else have to read the poem about this for english?
Phina
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I think this is my favourite episode of unsolved. LOVE the folklore element!
Proinsias Cassidy
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This reminds me, wasn't there a mystery movie like this named Keepers from 2018, with Gerard Butler? With two older lighthouse keepers and one that's younger? I don't wanna spoil it, and I was kinda meh about it myself, but I'm pretty convinced it was based on this story now.
Aliyah Phelps
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Shane and Ryan failing at Scottish accents give me a joy no other can lmaooo
Larry Lobster
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*Robert Pattinson and Willam Dafoe have entered chat
booitsbella
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Rhyming light with sprite was RIGHT THERE shane
Thatguyy
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To those who are wondering, 8 pounds back in 1900 is about $1,697.31 CAD in today's money.
Cult Beliefs
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To Ryan and shane
I present you the mother of all mystery murders.
The case would be easiest for you to present as all the related facts are available to you in public Domain (Except who killed them) . Even two movies are made based on the same. Here is a brief description.
The Noida double murder case refers to the unsolved murders of 13-year-old girl Aarushi Talwar and 45-year-old Hemraj Banjade, a male live-in domestic worker employed by her family. The two were killed on the night of 15–16 May 2008 at Aarushi's home in Noida, India.
The tiny details of the events happened at the night of the murder can give you chills.
Hope you give it a try.
Big fan of your show.
Dark Beyond
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Amazing!
pauly repa
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"Sheeps" really??😒
Summer Perez
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Everybody go watch S.W.A.T Season 3 Episode Gunpowder treason Ryan and Shane make a few appearances it's amazing
Slim Jim
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MISSED YOU GUYS
Casey Hill
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Im sure "magic grass" is the answer for a lot of unsolved mysteries lol. Really though idk if im Thinking wave. The grounds keeper seems suspicious as hell.
mauao1
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Be great if it wasn’t for the constant ridiculous blabbing by these two.
galkanftw
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I would say that because of the date I doubt there was much of a professional investigation.So imo there is simply a lack of information.
Miguel Vargas
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The theories in this video are so chaotic I love it haha
Joseph Moore
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Bro idk what happened to my bros
Jim Cook
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i wanna see the case of how my dad left
Roast BEEF
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aaaand Ricky Goldsworth strikes again
Becky H
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as a scottish person, i wasnt offended but shane's accent was more closer to scottish than ryans ghfjdska
Elizabeth
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"Now tht we've workshopped it.." 😆
Carolina Silva
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Y’all really came back to fix 2020 last minute huh?
Astoria Rowe
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7:34 shake your screen and watch the grass fields closely
Andrew Wilcox
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As a Brit the switch in accents between slightly Scottish, Irish, Mancunian, Scouser and London geezer was painful. Still love the videos, but please, on before of the British, don’t try and do our accents again
Existentialismz
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I guess it's just the Shane and Ryan show now
Sai Smaran
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Wait so is this what the movie "The vanishing" is based on ?
emerald
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season 7 of buzzfeed unsolved here to save 2020
Dadman84
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Don’t you know it’s bad luck to kill a seabird
Genie Bubbly
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HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍
Genie Bubbly
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HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍
burymeinpink
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So Shane referred to Watchmen as "a movie" and I'm a boogara now.
Criminally Insane
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Baaaaaane
Lemon Juice
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Wait isn't this story from Llama arts?
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