The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    13 gün əvvəl

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

    • Gracie

      Gracie

      7 gün əvvəl

      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

      Plant

      12 gün əvvəl

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

    • valsol

      valsol

      13 gün əvvəl

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

    • Grace Linnea

      Grace Linnea

      13 gün əvvəl

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

    • Yazmine Yacub

      Yazmine Yacub

      13 gün əvvəl

      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!!

  2. L0U13 __

    L0U13 __

    17 dəqiqə əvvəl

    This sounds like some eldritch tale of lovecraftian horror

  3. Poppy Morley

    Poppy Morley

    2 saat əvvəl

    WHY DO THEY PRONOUNCE BUOY LIKE THAT

  4. Newguyontheblock 1

    Newguyontheblock 1

    2 saat əvvəl

    Local legend wait a min... local legend? Within whom the sheep community?

  5. Angel Pacheco

    Angel Pacheco

    2 saat əvvəl

    oh man how I missed u guys!!!!

  6. RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha

    RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha

    3 saat əvvəl

    5:05 dude lowkey looks like steve jobs

  7. Papas Reyes

    Papas Reyes

    3 saat əvvəl

    You guys should cover the disappearance of Brian Shaffer.

  8. PJ KICKS

    PJ KICKS

    3 saat əvvəl

    When Robert Stack left I left.

  9. Paul Carpenter

    Paul Carpenter

    4 saat əvvəl

    This is the movie with Gerald butler

  10. Gouri Khede

    Gouri Khede

    4 saat əvvəl

    Let me leave it here we are there they were trying to save a mermaid Who they was a woman drowning . It’s possible isn’t it!

  11. YayNayMayBay

    YayNayMayBay

    6 saat əvvəl

    "THE LOGS! THE LOGS NEVER LIE!!"

  12. Freddie Bears

    Freddie Bears

    7 saat əvvəl

    Something about this video is really tripping me out. Don't know if its the visuals or sounds but man, this one seems really spooky.

  13. Feral Minette

    Feral Minette

    9 saat əvvəl

    Y'all should do an episode on Belle Gunness, the Black Widow of LaPorte

  14. lisa simpson

    lisa simpson

    9 saat əvvəl

    they probably somehow fell into the water and died which is sad but seems like the answer

  15. veer9

    veer9

    10 saat əvvəl

    that Scottish accent hurt my feelings, even though I am not Scottish.

  16. côt beauty

    côt beauty

    10 saat əvvəl

    wait... so what did the sheep and ghost on the island have anything to do with anything?

  17. kellybelly 50

    kellybelly 50

    11 saat əvvəl

    You 2 are why I love this channel. Been a fan from the beginning. Keep it up.

  18. Vasili Pantelidis

    Vasili Pantelidis

    11 saat əvvəl

    It was a big wave

  19. Ethan Bain

    Ethan Bain

    11 saat əvvəl

    Dinna worry, I'll gee you enes the Scottish pass

  20. Danae Vasilopoulou

    Danae Vasilopoulou

    12 saat əvvəl

    love the new setup

  21. Huw Thomas

    Huw Thomas

    12 saat əvvəl

    Today I learned Americans say "buoy" like "boo-ie".

  22. ZenVerse

    ZenVerse

    12 saat əvvəl

    Ryan doing Rorschach is the best XD

  23. Saffy R

    Saffy R

    12 saat əvvəl

    I’m sorry but who else is shook that Americans pronounce ‘buoy’ as ‘BOO-EY’ and not just ‘BOY’ ????

  24. mywinterlungs

    mywinterlungs

    13 saat əvvəl

    1900 but stock image used shows one dude wearing a hoodie lmao

  25. Anika Vuissa

    Anika Vuissa

    13 saat əvvəl

    My bets are on polyamory.

  26. im19ice3

    im19ice3

    13 saat əvvəl

    i am very disappointed the dude who didnt do his job in the nearbt island wasnt considered as the murderer

  27. smacgregor717

    smacgregor717

    13 saat əvvəl

    I love unsolved mysteries/disappearances/murders etc. I love this channel. not gonna lie I'm 40% here for the mystery and 60% here for the banter. I love it 🤣

  28. freya!

    freya!

    13 saat əvvəl

    you got me at polyamorous lighthouse keepers

  29. Caarline

    Caarline

    13 saat əvvəl

    Shane: If this is offensive, I apologize. Ryan: If you're offended, you should be.

  30. shivani anil

    shivani anil

    14 saat əvvəl

    Have they covered the Long Island Serial Killer on buzzfeed unsolved?

  31. West Dib

    West Dib

    14 saat əvvəl

    Do the bloody benders

  32. soiung toiue

    soiung toiue

    16 saat əvvəl

    i believe shane’s theory. they were a throuple, left the island and lived happily ever after

  33. George Ng-Bryson

    George Ng-Bryson

    16 saat əvvəl

    Sorry how are you pronouncing buoy there?! Lol

  34. Oak Park Hills Chapel

    Oak Park Hills Chapel

    17 saat əvvəl

    We MISSED YOU GUYS! The stories are always good, but the HUMOR! This time was fire!! Nice work!

    • soiung toiue

      soiung toiue

      16 saat əvvəl

      They probably drowned by the huge waves.

  35. Alex

    Alex

    18 saat əvvəl

    Disrespectful and full of terribly juvenile jokes spoil the point of the whole video. You two are absolute morons. Trust Buzzfeed to hire you sad acts, hopefully Buzzfeed goes under soon.

  36. David Chang

    David Chang

    18 saat əvvəl

    wait I thought they left Buzzfeed to start Watcher.

  37. MaxLive

    MaxLive

    18 saat əvvəl

    As someone who is Scottish accents for perfect XD

  38. iblamekristy

    iblamekristy

    18 saat əvvəl

    Ryan: “What if I told you, you were gonna disappear” Shane: “Sounds good” 😂

  39. Leo

    Leo

    19 saat əvvəl

    They drowned bruh

  40. KPT 206

    KPT 206

    19 saat əvvəl

    Clocks most likely were set at the same time and therefore all stopped around the same time. 2 of them went out while the other saw the wave and ran out to warn them, (leaving he’s jacket and knocking over a chair) all 3 got swept away by the damaged side of the island. Some things don’t make sense but it’s more likely than alien abduction

  41. Ian Jasper Sabordo

    Ian Jasper Sabordo

    19 saat əvvəl

    The scariest part was Ryan's laugh at 17:00 😂

  42. Pathetic Kiddo

    Pathetic Kiddo

    20 saat əvvəl

    Anyone else thinks ryan acts a bit weird? Ricky Goldsworth vibes but for the whole episode

  43. Cath Lily

    Cath Lily

    22 saat əvvəl

    im Scottish and was absolutely creasing at their accents

  44. Elisa Zanotti

    Elisa Zanotti

    23 saat əvvəl

    Ok but the theories sort of didn't explain why the light was off for so long and then on again for a while, it's odd, almost like they lost control for a while and couldn't do their job and then managed to regain it until they disappeared. That's why I think it must have been something growing overtime that led to their disappearance, not something sudden.

  45. Adolph Cyril Adolfo

    Adolph Cyril Adolfo

    Gün əvvəl

    Feels like the lighthouse movie

  46. Game Account

    Game Account

    Gün əvvəl

    How is it that doing bad impressions (or any impressions) of Scottish, Irish, American, Aussie, Russian etc accents is funny and no one has a problem with it but doing impressions of any Asian or African accent is racist? Is it literally just if the accent is a “white” accent it’s fair game? I’m not trolling just interested peoples’ thoughts.

    • jinsus

      jinsus

      15 saat əvvəl

      People with "white" accents aren't discriminated against or seriously judged. For example, if an African American person goes into get a job and they sound "black", they are less likely to get it because they don't sound as "intelligent" although, black accents don't exist, and using aave doesn't mean you aren't educated. People of color are forced to learn how to code-switch because white professionals feel "intimidated" by them. Simply put, white people can't experience racism. They can experience mockery, but that's no comparison to groups of people who have been treated as less than for centuries.

  47. kyla wiles

    kyla wiles

    Gün əvvəl

    Wait he sounds different on voice over than when they both chat does he talk about it with him and then record the voice over or use a microphone when they aren’t being shown and don’t when they are in so confused

  48. Doll Baby

    Doll Baby

    Gün əvvəl

    So, Shane and Ryan have definitely gone a little crazy in quarantine...

  49. Hickory Lemur

    Hickory Lemur

    Gün əvvəl

    They probably drowned by the huge waves.

  50. Laura Baker

    Laura Baker

    Gün əvvəl

    Rayn we are almost the same age ill be 29 in December

  51. Abmv 1207

    Abmv 1207

    Gün əvvəl

    My mom and I love watching them.😎✨

  52. Joeysevenfold6

    Joeysevenfold6

    Gün əvvəl

    8:10 Shane doesn't wanna hear it 😂😂

  53. kiwiuq

    kiwiuq

    Gün əvvəl

    “nobody cared who i was till i put on the mask” naruto reference???

  54. Aqqle Sauce

    Aqqle Sauce

    Gün əvvəl

    110 foot high bababoey was knocked by the waves

  55. EmilysArchive

    EmilysArchive

    Gün əvvəl

    Show: *Is called Buzzfeed Unsolved* Ryan: “This mystery remains unsolved.” Me: *Surprised pikachu face*

  56. TheRabbitFear

    TheRabbitFear

    Gün əvvəl

    Using a stock photo for a lighthouse keeper of a dude wearing a hoodie even though this happened in 1900...

  57. Jiggly Jungkook

    Jiggly Jungkook

    Gün əvvəl

    iF yE hAd tEh cHanCe tEh cHaNGe yEr faTE , wOOdJA?

  58. Ivan Draws Things

    Ivan Draws Things

    Gün əvvəl

    I find it hilarious that they talk about these men like they’re the moths from the moth lamp memes

  59. Vinegar Doppio

    Vinegar Doppio

    Gün əvvəl

    *me:* why would I believe in faeries, they arent real. *also me as soon as ryan mentions the clocks were stopped:* faeries is the only logical explanation for this

  60. Donald Petkus

    Donald Petkus

    Gün əvvəl

    There was a theory that the keepers were abducted by German navy personnel, but there would be no reason for that. Especially since UK and Germany were at peace. My own unlikely theory involves smugglers.

  61. Conner Music

    Conner Music

    Gün əvvəl

    😎Emojis!🤩

  62. James Pierce

    James Pierce

    Gün əvvəl

    Lemmion did it better but damn good job. Look him up. He’s my favorite AZslowr.

  63. Jessica

    Jessica

    Gün əvvəl

    Animorphs reference! that just made my day =D

  64. Colin D

    Colin D

    Gün əvvəl

    I was aye

  65. Danny

    Danny

    Gün əvvəl

    Lmao, this was just amazing 😂 especially the sprite bit hahahaha

  66. STM Lifestyle

    STM Lifestyle

    Gün əvvəl

    I had no idea you guys started the new season !!! So excited

  67. Truelicity

    Truelicity

    Gün əvvəl

    wait their back, were they ever gone? idfk but im back for more

  68. Jason The Desert Fox

    Jason The Desert Fox

    Gün əvvəl

    I would love to see a unsolved on the death of Stalin or Hitler

  69. flavorous earthworm

    flavorous earthworm

    Gün əvvəl

    these videos are oddly creepy and comforting at the same time

  70. Muriel

    Muriel

    Gün əvvəl

    what if they were in a happy loving homossexual polyamorous relationship and then they met with the water sprites and the sprites were like "hey, we see what you got going on here, we're super into it, you guys should come live with us and be gay under water forever" and then they just went and everybody is happy to this very day. I think that's what happened.

  71. Kyle Gates

    Kyle Gates

    Gün əvvəl

    Was waiting for you guys to do this one.

  72. N D

    N D

    Gün əvvəl

    Aahh yes. I know very well about this "Magic grass" you speak of.

  73. schm3schma

    schm3schma

    Gün əvvəl

    Rogue waves would be more believable if there were more evidence. I'm more inclined to believe the hysteria theory. Maybe Roderick Mackenzie made the men disappear and that's why he didn't report it?

  74. Han Vo

    Han Vo

    Gün əvvəl

    shane and ryan are like the dudes in whild krats the cartoon in PBIS kids thingy, but trying to solve mysteries and crime instead of being with animals in the wild. :)

  75. Narius

    Narius

    Gün əvvəl

    So no one wants to talk about UK having a place called the "Butt of Lewis"?

  76. trackboy17

    trackboy17

    Gün əvvəl

    Have they said anything about new paranormal episodes. Literally the only reason i ever subscribed

  77. Narius

    Narius

    Gün əvvəl

    So let me get this straight. The windiest place in the UK, is called the "Butt of Lewis". Amazing

  78. The Cube Master XIII

    The Cube Master XIII

    Gün əvvəl

    Shane about to get taken by the water broa

  79. St Maxi

    St Maxi

    Gün əvvəl

    That is not a Scottish accent lmao 😂🤣 trust me 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

  80. Isabel seton-browne

    Isabel seton-browne

    Gün əvvəl

    Maybe the spirit was a Shepard spirit and just wanted to look after the sheep. That's why they were so healthy the ghoul Shepard was giving them hugs

  81. MahadAli

    MahadAli

    Gün əvvəl

    I miss the old Ryan, this one is too unserious. I liked the dynamic with Shane being unserious and Ryan only in response or when needed.

  82. Nur Zara

    Nur Zara

    Gün əvvəl

    I believe, it could have been theory 1

  83. Lisa Ross

    Lisa Ross

    Gün əvvəl

    I didn’t realise my native accent was Arnold Schwarzenegger 😂

  84. outcast_ryan 14

    outcast_ryan 14

    Gün əvvəl

    good old Scotland

  85. outcast_ryan 14

    outcast_ryan 14

    Gün əvvəl

    Scotland

  86. bradstev14

    bradstev14

    Gün əvvəl

    Hagrid came and took them to Hogwarts. Yer a wizard Donald.

  87. y a

    y a

    Gün əvvəl

    I think they got into a little scrap, sure no sign of violence, but what about outside? it can explain why one of the lighthouse keepers didnt bother grabbing his coat

  88. Arya

    Arya

    Gün əvvəl

    At 3:47 as a Scottish native hearing them speak made me have a seizure

  89. Disha Khandelwal

    Disha Khandelwal

    Gün əvvəl

    Genuinely worried that the lockdown has eroded your sanity 🥴

  90. becky wilton

    becky wilton

    2 gün əvvəl

    Why is no one saying pirates??!

  91. Jay Steele

    Jay Steele

    2 gün əvvəl

    lighthouse keepers are moths, apparently.

    • Ailsa Ni

      Ailsa Ni

      Gün əvvəl

      "What if I told you you were gonna disappear?" "Sounds good!" that's a mood

  92. Lardcomposite

    Lardcomposite

    2 gün əvvəl

    Ryan: "Looks like a can of alien juice." Shane: "... Is that where this is... Fuckin going...? 😒"

    • Ailsa Ni

      Ailsa Ni

      Gün əvvəl

      I will be soo disappointed if I don't see a mix of their rap battle going viral soon.

  93. TheMisanthropist TM

    TheMisanthropist TM

    2 gün əvvəl

    Holy crap, Shane is that boring white guy who basically failed improv class.

  94. VibeCheck

    VibeCheck

    2 gün əvvəl

    if you sub to me, you will get nothing, i will gain satisfaction.

  95. Lalitendu Das

    Lalitendu Das

    2 gün əvvəl

    This is basically story of the lighthouse

  96. Azusa the kitten

    Azusa the kitten

    2 gün əvvəl

    Buzzfeed unsolved is the only good thing about buzzzfeed 😂

  97. exseed 77

    exseed 77

    2 gün əvvəl

    Play phasmophobia

  98. Zach davis

    Zach davis

    2 gün əvvəl

    Please do the murders of the Girl Scout girls on Oklahoma in the 1970s I think near Tulsa Oklahoma

  99. Aria

    Aria

    2 gün əvvəl

    *anyone else get the Dark Knight Rises reference?*

  100. Kit&Kat

    Kit&Kat

    2 gün əvvəl

    they should play phasmophobia

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