The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

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15 days ago

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
BuzzFeed Unsolved Network 14 days ago
Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!
Gracie
Gracie 8 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 14 days ago
What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?
valsol
valsol 14 days ago
shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important
Grace Linnea
Grace Linnea 14 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 14 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!!
Lazy Paladin
Lazy Paladin 20 minutes ago
Ok, to hell with all your favourite rap artists. I'm jumping on Blue Scottish Sprites' new album when it drops. Gonna be some lit bars!...wait no cause they're...oh you know what I mean!
BananaMoose
BananaMoose 59 minutes ago
Do an EPISODE on VINCE FOSTER! PLEASE!! Pretty Please! I beg of you! I am so curious and cannot find much info.
Kimberley Edwards
Kimberley Edwards Hour ago
Buoy is pronounced Boy 😂😂
sehhi vooty
sehhi vooty Hour ago
I think we found Shane's only weakness. Rhymes
sehhi vooty
sehhi vooty Hour ago
This man was getting paid 8 pounds a year. That’s legit 10 dollars a year. I probably wouldn’t care that much ether 10 dollars a year. Couldn’t even buy a samwich with that
Lola Shuster
Lola Shuster Hour ago
I like Shane's theory. I think all three of them are all just chilling in Jamaica together
xd preachrboy
xd preachrboy Hour ago
FINALLY MY FAV UNSOLVED MYSTERY SHOW IS BACK
Johnny Fraser
Johnny Fraser Hour ago
I’m Scottish and I think I speak for us all when I say we don’t really get offended when folk try our accent. - also, working in the railway, we still have a “Bothy” normally called a break room.
Casey Mizzou
Casey Mizzou 2 hours ago
any binging all of these episodes on Halloween!?
Glitchy Dev
Glitchy Dev 2 hours ago
Is Shane more crazy now or before quarantine?- that’s what my brain was thinking the whole time
Liliana Olalde
Liliana Olalde 2 hours ago
The countess that bathed in the blood of her victims if that’s an answer
Rick White #400 piru gang
Rick White #400 piru gang 3 hours ago
W
Carlos Cortez
Carlos Cortez 3 hours ago
Are the Ghoul Boys back??!!
Alam Shamma
Alam Shamma 4 hours ago
You got Rhyme... tearing!
Victoria Stutton
Victoria Stutton 5 hours ago
Tbh it makes me so happy to see an episode related to Scotland, we’re a pretty forgotten about place so it’s nice to be spoken about for once
R B
R B 5 hours ago
Wow, a lot of subscribers and views.... I just found these guys. Love it, great show !
Alyssa Magnano
Alyssa Magnano 5 hours ago
Them rapping SENT ME LMFAO
Chris Clarke
Chris Clarke 6 hours ago
Can you do a video on the disappearance case of David Glenn Lewis.
Allana Bodie
Allana Bodie 6 hours ago
i am scottish and i am offended
Jules Reed
Jules Reed 6 hours ago
I miss the spooky office but ... I do not miss the creepy manikin that always stood behind shane
Christopher Jonsson
Christopher Jonsson 6 hours ago
Should do the curse of the Ourang Medan
aiden foster
aiden foster 7 hours ago
This man was getting paid 8 pounds a year. That’s legit 10 dollars a year. I probably wouldn’t care that much ether 10 dollars a year. Couldn’t even buy a samwich with that
Jerrod Brown
Jerrod Brown 7 hours ago
Waves of that magnitude do happen. While I served in the Navy, we were hit by an Atlantic winter storm and our aircraft carrier was hit by a wave tall enough to flood our hangar bays.
Evan AB
Evan AB 7 hours ago
Even the smallest amount of research would've revealed this story to be more of a legend from an old poem. Sorry I can recall the whole debunking of this thing, but if you are curious look up Scottish lighthouse mystery debunked or something similar to find out the mystery has been solved for years and turns out it was never a mystery to begin with. There's my confidence innRyan's researching skills blown...😔usposts.info/vision/pMa5qKuqrW16jaY/video
TheCooPeer
TheCooPeer 7 hours ago
Not gonna lie, super hyped to have Ryan and Shane back doing these
Evan AB
Evan AB 7 hours ago
I thought Kelpies were known to look like seals?
Evan AB
Evan AB 8 hours ago
Shane's accent is not that bad, especially next to Ryan's!
Myrthe Hessels
Myrthe Hessels 9 hours ago
Shane be like: they were just 3 gay dudes in a relationship and they lived in Jamaica happily ever after uwu
Real Human
Real Human 9 hours ago
Buzzfeed: now remeber ryan this is unsolved TRUE CRIME Ryan: this week we will be talking about sheep magic, aliens, and rapping mermaid men
Rory Sargent
Rory Sargent 10 hours ago
yeeeeees!!! one of my favorite podcasts, let's get haunted, did an ep on this & it was fantastic. this is so great that unsolved is doing an ep on this story too!
Nightmare
Nightmare 10 hours ago
It's confirmed the light house men turned into moths and went to the USA and became the legendary Moth man but no one knows there's more than 1 Moth being Thank you for listening to my ted talk
Pandefly
Pandefly 10 hours ago
Love that the alien theory is literally just Ryan's I think a wave knocking them into the ocean is plausible. Possibly one or two went out in the storm to retrieve that tackle box and got swept up and when they didn't return the other(s) went out to look and also got swept in a wave. The lack of bodies coming ashore does not dispute that, they could have been eaten by something in the ocean. I do like the mythical creatures kidnapped them theory though. Maybe they lived in a cave for the rest of their life with their merman boyfriends.
Stephen Rowe
Stephen Rowe 11 hours ago
My theory. No light house keeper was on the island. A big storm hits the island and Extinguished the light. The other man on the island over was paid to keep his mouth shut. Just lucky no foreign ships went into the area. And that's that. No harm no foul
InoMercy
InoMercy 11 hours ago
I'm not gonna lie, I would have been genuinely disappointed if the possibility of fairies didn't at least come up. Remember, fairies are assholes, never trust them.
JASER NUESTRO
JASER NUESTRO 12 hours ago
finally Shane and Ryan are back without them, all of the videos are gonna be lame
Jim Hutcheson
Jim Hutcheson 12 hours ago
Ha ha ha ha ha, slap my thighs, really!! Like the sound of your own voice.
Hannah Mcindoe
Hannah Mcindoe 13 hours ago
As a Scottish person don’t try to do the accent. Just don’t
Kimberly
Kimberly 13 hours ago
Shane & Ryan, Can you do a story on the mysterious disappearance of the Dutch college students Kris Kremers & Lisanne Froon who went missing in Panama in 2014?
W Xuan
W Xuan 15 hours ago
How about pirates? Maybe they were forced to leave the light house dropping whatever they were doing and board the pirate's ship while the pirates stole their bouy
Selia Mercado
Selia Mercado 15 hours ago
PLEASE do a video on the Gilgo Beach murders on Long Island, NY!!!!!!!
Jake Fitzhugh
Jake Fitzhugh 15 hours ago
tbh if moral was low they could've just left on ship for a better life somewhere else. they were like screw this!
Alexander Reynard
Alexander Reynard 15 hours ago
Curious if this might be one of those bad bread instances. Since people have been known to hallucinate ergot infections due to rye. It would be enough to make one hallucinate a storm or be foolish enough to go out without a coat. I dunno but curious if this could be the case.
Jax-cat
Jax-cat 15 hours ago
Shane: they’re gay and lived happily in Jamaica:) Ryan: they’re moths, they love light
Safia
Safia 16 hours ago
Yep, it was totally a love triangle they all just fell for each other, casually disappeared off the face of the earth and it was romance to blame, there was an entire shoujo manga abt it I know, I was there, I was the missing guys coat. whelp just heard the birds theory, i- anything seems more plausible now
Noriaki Kakyoin
Noriaki Kakyoin 16 hours ago
Always a Shane-iac
IssMJ
IssMJ 16 hours ago
21:43 I WILL SING THE ENTIRE HAMILTON SOUNDTRACK, THEY WON'T BE ABLE TO SAY NUN
Kent Xie
Kent Xie 17 hours ago
Has anyone checked to confirm that "No One Lives Under the Lighthouse?"
nieooj gotoy
nieooj gotoy 17 hours ago
Why is no one mentioning the fact that this man was payed 8 pounds a year to watch this lighthouse???
Lori 9
Lori 9 17 hours ago
This is my opinion buuut sometimes I just want to hear the story and everything he’s reading and not them talking it kinda just makes me lose interest in the video is that for someone else too or no just me?? I did the marks so you can skip it if you wanted to
Lori 9
Lori 9 17 hours ago
1:02 1:50 2:49 4:03 4:36 6:34 8:20 9:04 9:46 10:38 11:17 12:58 14:50 15:49 17:06 17:50 19:46 20:51 21:22 22:55 23:56
Her Last Voyage
Her Last Voyage 18 hours ago
Nobody suspects the game keeper? It's a bit strange that he didn't report the light being out until he was questioned.
nieooj gotoy
nieooj gotoy 17 hours ago
Is this what The Lighthouse, with Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, was based on?
naive
naive 18 hours ago
Sirens.
Lo
Lo 19 hours ago
🎵🎶Bad buoys, bad buoys Whatcha gonna do? whatcha gonna do when they come for you?🎶🎶 😬I’ll see myself out...
Mark Pemberton
Mark Pemberton 20 hours ago
Ugh, the banter between these two is like nails on a chalkboard.
Sharon Rafferty
Sharon Rafferty 21 hour ago
yep I'm offended lol
Estelle Hood
Estelle Hood 22 hours ago
Nooooo ryannnnnn buoy is not pronounced booey it’s pronounced boy does LA not have life buoys
goldenlikedaylight
goldenlikedaylight 22 hours ago
Im never going near there now, patch that. I'll stick to the mainland, thanks.Those accents are acc dreadful but good try 😂
Hannah Elizabeth
Hannah Elizabeth 22 hours ago
Do Bob Crane’s murder or Betsy Ruth Aardsma murder
IssMJ
IssMJ 23 hours ago
IT'S BEEN SO LONNNGGG, MY BOYS I'M HERE, LATE, BUT I'M HEREEEE
roZA 2uZ
roZA 2uZ 23 hours ago
Shane: we are outside now,, where do we go? Me: the hair dressers Shane ☺ go now 💜
Diamond Kivi
Diamond Kivi 23 hours ago
Omg I missed u both 😭😂
Koala From Tomorrow
Koala From Tomorrow 23 hours ago
Shane get annoyed at the alien theory cause he annoyed alien theory cause he an alien and Ryan was his science project that Made freind
Koala From Tomorrow
Koala From Tomorrow 23 hours ago
If think slobdrd the fourth guy filled Up that log when fourth guy fulss it out to assist them
darlene Dominguez
darlene Dominguez Day ago
Hey Lance you are doing a good job i cant carve a pumpkin
Kyla Johnson
Kyla Johnson Day ago
rEnEgAdE rEnEgAdE bOoOm HaH bOoM Hah
Room 101
Room 101 Day ago
Is this what The Lighthouse, with Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, was based on?
Bianca Alexandra Toma
Bianca Alexandra Toma Day ago
When will they post the next episode?
Ksu
Ksu Day ago
when will they go ghost hunting again?
Tushar Mulchandani
Tushar Mulchandani Day ago
Ryan straight up clapped Shane in the Sprite rap battle it was beautiful
No Longer Active
No Longer Active Day ago
oh my god they were roommates
Kyla Johnson
Kyla Johnson Day ago
aNd ThEy WeRe RoOmMaTeS
Luj Caparas
Luj Caparas Day ago
HOPE YOU GUYS COVER THE ASSASSINATION OF BENIGNO AQUINO. I'M FROM THE PHILIPPINES AND I LOVE WATCHING YOU GUYS!!
tincanman10
tincanman10 Day ago
I thought Ryan and Shane left Buzzfeed.
Kayla Owens
Kayla Owens Day ago
Magic grass for double sheep?
SarahTaps
SarahTaps Day ago
This theory is able to be debuted easily, but still an idea. If there was a small, but strong hurricane, that could do some damage to the island, like the safety ring being removed. And the eye of the storm could be described and calm. Just an idea.
look_out _in_the_hills
look_out _in_the_hills Day ago
Who watch this story from mr nightmare/ llama arts?
claudia -
claudia - Day ago
say yer fond of me lobster !!!
Vk Nguyen
Vk Nguyen Day ago
fun fact: one of the newspaper articles on the board of the van in Phasmophobia references this case!
nieooj gotoy
nieooj gotoy Day ago
Ryan: talking about the creepy way the lighthouse was left, nothing missing other than the keepers Shane: “So Moore went ashore to knock on the door”
L0U13 __
L0U13 __ Day ago
This sounds like some eldritch tale of lovecraftian horror
Poppy Morley
Poppy Morley Day ago
WHY DO THEY PRONOUNCE BUOY LIKE THAT
nieooj gotoy
nieooj gotoy Day ago
It was a big wave
Newguyontheblock 1
Newguyontheblock 1 Day ago
Local legend wait a min... local legend? Within whom the sheep community?
Angel Pacheco
Angel Pacheco Day ago
oh man how I missed u guys!!!!
RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha
RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha Day ago
5:05 dude lowkey looks like steve jobs
Papas Reyes
Papas Reyes Day ago
You guys should cover the disappearance of Brian Shaffer.
PJ KICKS
PJ KICKS Day ago
When Robert Stack left I left.
Paul Carpenter
Paul Carpenter Day ago
This is the movie with Gerald butler
Gouri Khede
Gouri Khede Day 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 Day ago
"THE LOGS! THE LOGS NEVER LIE!!"
Freddie Bears
Freddie Bears Day 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 Day ago
Y'all should do an episode on Belle Gunness, the Black Widow of LaPorte
lisa simpson
lisa simpson Day ago
they probably somehow fell into the water and died which is sad but seems like the answer
veer9
veer9 Day ago
that Scottish accent hurt my feelings, even though I am not Scottish.
côt beauty
côt beauty Day ago
wait... so what did the sheep and ghost on the island have anything to do with anything?
kellybelly 50
kellybelly 50 Day ago
You 2 are why I love this channel. Been a fan from the beginning. Keep it up.
Vasili Pantelidis
Vasili Pantelidis Day ago
It was a big wave
Ethan Bain
Ethan Bain Day ago
Dinna worry, I'll gee you enes the Scottish pass
Danae Vasilopoulou
Danae Vasilopoulou Day ago
love the new setup
Huw Thomas
Huw Thomas Day ago
Today I learned Americans say "buoy" like "boo-ie".
Penina Baron
Penina Baron 2 hours ago
Not just this guy doesn't know how to say buoy....?
Nataly Lloyd
Nataly Lloyd 2 hours ago
bababooey
ZenVerse
ZenVerse Day ago
Ryan doing Rorschach is the best XD
Saffy R
Saffy R Day ago
I’m sorry but who else is shook that Americans pronounce ‘buoy’ as ‘BOO-EY’ and not just ‘BOY’ ????
mywinterlungs
mywinterlungs 2 days ago
1900 but stock image used shows one dude wearing a hoodie lmao
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