The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

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14 days ago

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
BuzzFeed Unsolved Network 13 days ago
Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!
Gracie
Gracie 7 days ago
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 days ago
What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?
valsol
valsol 13 days ago
shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important
Grace Linnea
Grace Linnea 13 days ago
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 days ago
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!!
L0U13 __
L0U13 __ 49 minutes ago
This sounds like some eldritch tale of lovecraftian horror
Poppy Morley
Poppy Morley 2 hours ago
WHY DO THEY PRONOUNCE BUOY LIKE THAT
Newguyontheblock 1
Newguyontheblock 1 3 hours ago
Local legend wait a min... local legend? Within whom the sheep community?
Angel Pacheco
Angel Pacheco 3 hours ago
oh man how I missed u guys!!!!
RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha
RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha 3 hours ago
5:05 dude lowkey looks like steve jobs
Papas Reyes
Papas Reyes 4 hours ago
You guys should cover the disappearance of Brian Shaffer.
PJ KICKS
PJ KICKS 4 hours ago
When Robert Stack left I left.
Paul Carpenter
Paul Carpenter 5 hours ago
This is the movie with Gerald butler
Gouri Khede
Gouri Khede 5 hours ago
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!
YayNayMayBay
YayNayMayBay 7 hours ago
"THE LOGS! THE LOGS NEVER LIE!!"
Freddie Bears
Freddie Bears 7 hours ago
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.
Feral Minette
Feral Minette 9 hours ago
Y'all should do an episode on Belle Gunness, the Black Widow of LaPorte
lisa simpson
lisa simpson 10 hours ago
they probably somehow fell into the water and died which is sad but seems like the answer
veer9
veer9 10 hours ago
that Scottish accent hurt my feelings, even though I am not Scottish.
côt beauty
côt beauty 11 hours ago
wait... so what did the sheep and ghost on the island have anything to do with anything?
kellybelly 50
kellybelly 50 11 hours ago
You 2 are why I love this channel. Been a fan from the beginning. Keep it up.
Vasili Pantelidis
Vasili Pantelidis 12 hours ago
It was a big wave
Ethan Bain
Ethan Bain 12 hours ago
Dinna worry, I'll gee you enes the Scottish pass
Danae Vasilopoulou
Danae Vasilopoulou 12 hours ago
love the new setup
Huw Thomas
Huw Thomas 12 hours ago
Today I learned Americans say "buoy" like "boo-ie".
ZenVerse
ZenVerse 12 hours ago
Ryan doing Rorschach is the best XD
Saffy R
Saffy R 13 hours ago
I’m sorry but who else is shook that Americans pronounce ‘buoy’ as ‘BOO-EY’ and not just ‘BOY’ ????
mywinterlungs
mywinterlungs 13 hours ago
1900 but stock image used shows one dude wearing a hoodie lmao
Anika Vuissa
Anika Vuissa 13 hours ago
My bets are on polyamory.
im19ice3
im19ice3 14 hours ago
i am very disappointed the dude who didnt do his job in the nearbt island wasnt considered as the murderer
smacgregor717
smacgregor717 14 hours ago
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 🤣
freya!
freya! 14 hours ago
you got me at polyamorous lighthouse keepers
Caarline
Caarline 14 hours ago
Shane: If this is offensive, I apologize. Ryan: If you're offended, you should be.
shivani anil
shivani anil 15 hours ago
Have they covered the Long Island Serial Killer on buzzfeed unsolved?
West Dib
West Dib 15 hours ago
Do the bloody benders
soiung toiue
soiung toiue 16 hours ago
i believe shane’s theory. they were a throuple, left the island and lived happily ever after
George Ng-Bryson
George Ng-Bryson 16 hours ago
Sorry how are you pronouncing buoy there?! Lol
Oak Park Hills Chapel
Oak Park Hills Chapel 18 hours ago
We MISSED YOU GUYS! The stories are always good, but the HUMOR! This time was fire!! Nice work!
soiung toiue
soiung toiue 16 hours ago
They probably drowned by the huge waves.
Alex
Alex 18 hours ago
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.
David Chang
David Chang 18 hours ago
wait I thought they left Buzzfeed to start Watcher.
MaxLive
MaxLive 19 hours ago
As someone who is Scottish accents for perfect XD
iblamekristy
iblamekristy 19 hours ago
Ryan: “What if I told you, you were gonna disappear” Shane: “Sounds good” 😂
Leo
Leo 19 hours ago
They drowned bruh
KPT 206
KPT 206 19 hours ago
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
Ian Jasper Sabordo
Ian Jasper Sabordo 19 hours ago
The scariest part was Ryan's laugh at 17:00 😂
Pathetic Kiddo
Pathetic Kiddo 20 hours ago
Anyone else thinks ryan acts a bit weird? Ricky Goldsworth vibes but for the whole episode
Cath Lily
Cath Lily 23 hours ago
im Scottish and was absolutely creasing at their accents
Elisa Zanotti
Elisa Zanotti 23 hours ago
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.
Adolph Cyril Adolfo
Adolph Cyril Adolfo Day ago
Feels like the lighthouse movie
Game Account
Game Account Day ago
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 16 hours ago
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.
kyla wiles
kyla wiles Day ago
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
Doll Baby
Doll Baby Day ago
So, Shane and Ryan have definitely gone a little crazy in quarantine...
Hickory Lemur
Hickory Lemur Day ago
They probably drowned by the huge waves.
Laura Baker
Laura Baker Day ago
Rayn we are almost the same age ill be 29 in December
Abmv 1207
Abmv 1207 Day ago
My mom and I love watching them.😎✨
Joeysevenfold6
Joeysevenfold6 Day ago
8:10 Shane doesn't wanna hear it 😂😂
kiwiuq
kiwiuq Day ago
“nobody cared who i was till i put on the mask” naruto reference???
Aqqle Sauce
Aqqle Sauce Day ago
110 foot high bababoey was knocked by the waves
EmilysArchive
EmilysArchive Day ago
Show: *Is called Buzzfeed Unsolved* Ryan: “This mystery remains unsolved.” Me: *Surprised pikachu face*
TheRabbitFear
TheRabbitFear Day ago
Using a stock photo for a lighthouse keeper of a dude wearing a hoodie even though this happened in 1900...
Jiggly Jungkook
Jiggly Jungkook Day ago
iF yE hAd tEh cHanCe tEh cHaNGe yEr faTE , wOOdJA?
Ivan Draws Things
Ivan Draws Things Day ago
I find it hilarious that they talk about these men like they’re the moths from the moth lamp memes
Vinegar Doppio
Vinegar Doppio Day ago
*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
Donald Petkus
Donald Petkus Day ago
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.
Conner Music
Conner Music Day ago
😎Emojis!🤩
James Pierce
James Pierce Day ago
Lemmion did it better but damn good job. Look him up. He’s my favorite USshowr.
Jessica
Jessica Day ago
Animorphs reference! that just made my day =D
Colin D
Colin D Day ago
I was aye
Danny
Danny Day ago
Lmao, this was just amazing 😂 especially the sprite bit hahahaha
STM Lifestyle
STM Lifestyle Day ago
I had no idea you guys started the new season !!! So excited
Truelicity
Truelicity Day ago
wait their back, were they ever gone? idfk but im back for more
Jason The Desert Fox
Jason The Desert Fox Day ago
I would love to see a unsolved on the death of Stalin or Hitler
flavorous earthworm
flavorous earthworm Day ago
these videos are oddly creepy and comforting at the same time
Muriel
Muriel Day ago
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.
Kyle Gates
Kyle Gates Day ago
Was waiting for you guys to do this one.
N D
N D Day ago
Aahh yes. I know very well about this "Magic grass" you speak of.
schm3schma
schm3schma Day ago
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?
Han Vo
Han Vo Day ago
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. :)
Narius
Narius Day ago
So no one wants to talk about UK having a place called the "Butt of Lewis"?
trackboy17
trackboy17 Day ago
Have they said anything about new paranormal episodes. Literally the only reason i ever subscribed
Narius
Narius Day ago
So let me get this straight. The windiest place in the UK, is called the "Butt of Lewis". Amazing
The Cube Master XIII
The Cube Master XIII Day ago
Shane about to get taken by the water broa
St Maxi
St Maxi Day ago
That is not a Scottish accent lmao 😂🤣 trust me 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
Isabel seton-browne
Isabel seton-browne Day ago
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
MahadAli
MahadAli Day ago
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.
Nur Zara
Nur Zara Day ago
I believe, it could have been theory 1
Lisa Ross
Lisa Ross Day ago
I didn’t realise my native accent was Arnold Schwarzenegger 😂
outcast_ryan 14
outcast_ryan 14 Day ago
good old Scotland
outcast_ryan 14
outcast_ryan 14 Day ago
Scotland
bradstev14
bradstev14 Day ago
Hagrid came and took them to Hogwarts. Yer a wizard Donald.
y a
y a Day ago
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
Arya
Arya Day ago
At 3:47 as a Scottish native hearing them speak made me have a seizure
Disha Khandelwal
Disha Khandelwal 2 days ago
Genuinely worried that the lockdown has eroded your sanity 🥴
becky wilton
becky wilton 2 days ago
Why is no one saying pirates??!
Jay Steele
Jay Steele 2 days ago
lighthouse keepers are moths, apparently.
Ailsa Ni
Ailsa Ni Day ago
"What if I told you you were gonna disappear?" "Sounds good!" that's a mood
Lardcomposite
Lardcomposite 2 days ago
Ryan: "Looks like a can of alien juice." Shane: "... Is that where this is... Fuckin going...? 😒"
Ailsa Ni
Ailsa Ni Day ago
I will be soo disappointed if I don't see a mix of their rap battle going viral soon.
TheMisanthropist TM
TheMisanthropist TM 2 days ago
Holy crap, Shane is that boring white guy who basically failed improv class.
VibeCheck
VibeCheck 2 days ago
if you sub to me, you will get nothing, i will gain satisfaction.
Lalitendu Das
Lalitendu Das 2 days ago
This is basically story of the lighthouse
Azusa the kitten
Azusa the kitten 2 days ago
Buzzfeed unsolved is the only good thing about buzzzfeed 😂
exseed 77
exseed 77 2 days ago
Play phasmophobia
Zach davis
Zach davis 2 days ago
Please do the murders of the Girl Scout girls on Oklahoma in the 1970s I think near Tulsa Oklahoma
Aria
Aria 2 days ago
*anyone else get the Dark Knight Rises reference?*
Kit&Kat
Kit&Kat 2 days ago
they should play phasmophobia
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