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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  • Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkPirms 9 dienām
    • 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.

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    • What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

      PlantPlantPirms 9 dienām
    • shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

      valsolvalsolPirms 9 dienām
    • Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

      Grace LinneaGrace LinneaPirms 9 dienām
    • 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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  • post mortem:: something i’ve always thought of when hearing about this case...if their disappearances was caused by a big wave, wouldn’t there be evidence of that? like wouldn’t there be water damage in the light house or something. i dunno help me out here the idea of there not being any sort of evidence of a giant wave absolutely crushing the light house makes my head hurt. also shane how old r u

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  • bad luck to kill a seabird

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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.

    THE ANGEL MANTHE ANGEL MANPirms 3 Stundām
  • God I've missed these guys

    kevin augustssonkevin augustssonPirms 3 Stundām
  • what i find creepy is that all the clocks were stopped

    Kevin MaloneKevin MalonePirms 3 Stundām
  • 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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    Deric ShearerDeric ShearerPirms 5 Stundām
  • Shane will def weep the moment he sees me lol

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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

    SpoopySpoopyPirms 6 Stundām
  • 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

    New Orleans SaintsNew Orleans SaintsPirms 6 Stundām
  • 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

    rebecca bonnerrebecca bonnerPirms 6 Stundām
  • I think we found Shane's only weakness. Rhymes

    Tamara LTamara LPirms 6 Stundām
  • They were abducted by moth man who was drawn to the light

    Ryan DavidRyan DavidPirms 7 Stundām
  • Loight hoose

    JonnyCJonnyCPirms 7 Stundām
  • 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.

    Lucy AndersonLucy AndersonPirms 7 Stundām
  • RAP BATTLING MERMAIDS TO THE DEATH!

    hopeworldletsgohopeworldletsgoPirms 8 Stundām
  • 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

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  • Ryan is funnier

    Kgotso MoleoaKgotso MoleoaPirms 8 Stundām
  • Shanes dissappointment over alien juice. Laughing with tears.

    eioshen boboieioshen boboiPirms 8 Stundām
    • 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 👁👄👁

    sophie woodsophie woodPirms 10 Stundām
  • They sound like they are drunk

    ConnieConniePirms 11 Stundām
  • 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

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  • Polyamorous gay love story? *sighs, opens wattpad*

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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.

    Mwale ZuluMwale ZuluPirms 12 Stundām
  • Sprite is an awfully cute name for murderous, green haired fish dudes.

    J LangeJ LangePirms 12 Stundām
  • this reminds me of an A24 movie called "The Lighthouse"

    Mariaj De GuzmanMariaj De GuzmanPirms 13 Stundām
  • did anybody else have to read the poem about this for english?

    emilia demilia dPirms 13 Stundām
  • I think this is my favourite episode of unsolved. LOVE the folklore element!

    PhinaPhinaPirms 13 Stundām
  • 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.

    Proinsias CassidyProinsias CassidyPirms 14 Stundām
  • Shane and Ryan failing at Scottish accents give me a joy no other can lmaooo

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  • *Robert Pattinson and Willam Dafoe have entered chat

    Larry LobsterLarry LobsterPirms 14 Stundām
  • Rhyming light with sprite was RIGHT THERE shane

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  • To those who are wondering, 8 pounds back in 1900 is about $1,697.31 CAD in today's money.

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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.

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  • Amazing!

    Dark BeyondDark BeyondPirms 15 Stundām
  • "Sheeps" really??😒

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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

    Summer PerezSummer PerezPirms 15 Stundām
  • MISSED YOU GUYS

    Slim JimSlim JimPirms 15 Stundām
  • 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.

    Casey HillCasey HillPirms 16 Stundām
  • Be great if it wasn’t for the constant ridiculous blabbing by these two.

    mauao1mauao1Pirms 16 Stundām
  • 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.

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  • The theories in this video are so chaotic I love it haha

    Miguel VargasMiguel VargasPirms 16 Stundām
  • Bro idk what happened to my bros

    Joseph MooreJoseph MoorePirms 17 Stundām
  • i wanna see the case of how my dad left

    Jim CookJim CookPirms 17 Stundām
  • aaaand Ricky Goldsworth strikes again

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  • as a scottish person, i wasnt offended but shane's accent was more closer to scottish than ryans ghfjdska

    Becky HBecky HPirms 18 Stundām
  • "Now tht we've workshopped it.." 😆

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    Carolina SilvaCarolina SilvaPirms 19 Stundām
  • 7:34 shake your screen and watch the grass fields closely

    Astoria RoweAstoria RowePirms 19 Stundām
  • 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

    Andrew WilcoxAndrew WilcoxPirms 19 Stundām
  • I guess it's just the Shane and Ryan show now

    ExistentialismzExistentialismzPirms 19 Stundām
  • Wait so is this what the movie "The vanishing" is based on ?

    Sai SmaranSai SmaranPirms 19 Stundām
  • season 7 of buzzfeed unsolved here to save 2020

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  • Don’t you know it’s bad luck to kill a seabird

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  • HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍

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  • HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍

    Genie BubblyGenie BubblyPirms 20 Stundām
  • So Shane referred to Watchmen as "a movie" and I'm a boogara now.

    burymeinpinkburymeinpinkPirms 20 Stundām
  • Baaaaaane

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  • Wait isn't this story from Llama arts?

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  • Its ma Boysss

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  • In all honesty, they were 100% swept away by the ocean. This is one of the most remote Scottish islands, in December, with record of stormy weather. Heck, the guy employed to keep an eye on the light from afar probably didn't think much of not being able to see the light for days because IT'S A RURAL SCOTLAND ISLAND IN DECEMBER.

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  • took me 3 or 4 times watching, but I finally spotted the mannequin

    Johan VajseJohan VajsePirms 22 Stundām
  • any of my fellow Scots up for a visit here.. i never even knew about this place but i really wanna go now

    Amy MeganAmy MeganPirms 22 Stundām
  • If I imagine living in the 1800's I would probably be quick to point all my theories at the supernatural too. Like I don't know much about how the world works and neither does anyone else so, it must be magic? That's why these unsolved cases are weird to us now, because back then, nobody knew what evidence to look for and things just appeared "normal". The only evidence we can base research off of now, is the evidence collected back then. Maybe a big wave did hit the lighthouse but people pushed it under the rug because of insufficient evidence. In the 2000's, people don't really blame aliens or mermaid people on strange occurrences, because we know now what really happens. There's probably a logical explanation, and we just fail to find it.

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  • I’m offended *unsubcribes*

    Joe BarrettJoe BarrettPirms 22 Stundām
  • I’m pretty sure I played this contract in Wild Hunt...

    Juliana EllsworthJuliana EllsworthPirms 23 Stundām
  • Maybe the island was a good secluded spot for alien abductions. The twin sheep could actually be clones.

    Aaron LewisAaron LewisPirms 23 Stundām
  • Joseph Moore was the imposter. Imposters win

    VerifyVerifyPirms 23 Stundām
  • Well im Scottish and “Lighthoose” was spot on from the Shane the rest was terrible 😂 but hilarious none the less 😂

    MCN 91MCN 91Pirms 23 Stundām
  • A new film just came out about this, look up “the lighthouse” it’s on sky cinema.

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  • The spoopy boys are back!!!

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  • Can you solve why I can't find love?

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  • oh my god i just realized that the pictures of victims and people aren’t actually them... i’ve been watching this show since it started and i never put it together wow

    Grace KathersGrace KathersPirms 23 Stundām
  • the fays did it. if youve ever been to Scotland you’d know, the feys did it.

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  • I like theory 4.

    Amy JacobsAmy JacobsPirms dienas
  • did you. did you put the stranger things theme in. i- hdvjghsvx

    Alex HubbardAlex HubbardPirms dienas
  • THE BOYS ARE BACK

    Malena CardenasMalena CardenasPirms dienas
  • Q&A: If the storm was big enough, wouldn't it have wiped all of the islands of the sheep?

    Jason LubranoJason LubranoPirms dienas
  • Why is the narrator holding his nose??

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  • The ... the ‘bouie’ ...? 😂

    Melissa SheardMelissa SheardPirms dienas
  • WAIT have you all seen “The Lighthouse”????? this reminds me of that a lot

    briana cushingbriana cushingPirms dienas
  • i havent watched buzzfeed unsolved in so long! im now binging everything LOL

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  • I heard that all of the journal entries about morale being low was made up.

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  • THEY ARE BACKKKKKK

    Cristian FuentesCristian FuentesPirms dienas
  • How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks, two days? Help me to recollect.

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  • HOW DID I MISS THIS IS DUDHIUHS

    Olivia WalshOlivia WalshPirms dienas
  • Yesss! I've always loved this story! I mean, it sucks... but I was always attracted to it. They just vanished! Wtf! And also... Scotland ❤

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  • That rhyme was magic...utter, magic.

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  • you wanna really know what happened to those men mR 47

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