Can You Survive An Elevator Fall By Jumping? Debunked

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Striker : Doesn't work in rainbow six siege...

Bony the doge : If you ever survive this situation you should really consider getting a lottery ticket...

Jack Attack : More like 0.00000015% to win the lottery 😂😂

Dat Offer : I can’t be the only one yelling “ok get on with it!” The whole time.

Will The Real SJW Please Stand Up : This is a science channel, they’re going to explain why everything happens. Just saying “no you wouldn’t survive” doesn’t follow through with what they’re trying to do. They are trying to educate people on scientific matters and why things happen. They not only explained that you wouldn’t survive, they explained why. If you can’t be bothered to watch the whole video, just skip to the end for fs sake. Common sense, people.

Techsploration : with those odds i think ill just stay home i don't want to take that 0.00000015% chance

MLG Melon : Nice video and all, but there's still a roof over your head that will crush you on impact ._.

Techno Racinq : What would I do? Start praying for forgiveness from God before I die. FOR PERSPECTIVE OF NOT BEING ABLE TO JUMP, IF YOU'VE EVER BEEN IN A ROLLER COASTER WITH A LOOP AND TRIED TO KEEP UR HEAD UP ON THE LOOP, THAT'S HOW IT WOULD BE

Broodjekaas ! : So short answer: you will break your legs but you might live.

MSDLF : What if you jump 40 times?

Debunked : As an aside note, the building that is due to supersede the Burj Khalifa in 2020 called Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia will stand at 1km tall and have the world tallest elevator at 660 meters! It will also boast new technologies like 'Ultrarope' - composed of carbon-fibre covered in a friction-proof coating instead of steel cables. Steel cables limit the height of single elevators to 500meters due to the shear weight of the cables, but Ultrarope can be used for elevators up to 1km! Source:BBC Please Support Debunked and sign up for free with our sponsor 'Brilliant.org' a maths and science problem solving App and Site https://brilliant.org/debunked Thanks for your support!

Broodjekaas ! : Anyone else was thinking of lift escape pc web game? No? Okeh

2Extra Taylor : 6:23 am i the only one who jumped after this

HunteЯ X : COULD HAVE JUST SAID NO.

The Elite Falcon : Mythbusters...

James W : So basically in a nutshell dying in an elevator is like winning the lottery. ;)

I Zpademilio I : What if you do a parkour roll at impact xD

Drummerboy Productions : I have an elevator phobiea. I am EXTREMELY terrifyed of elevators, even the thought of being in one gives me chills...

Go NaXz : So I wasted 11 minutes just to get the answer of no.

jimmy alferd : this video could have been 2 minutes long without excluding any of the ideas..

N.J.R : These people would rather die than watch a 12 minute vid

Everett Burgin : how could u know when the elevator was gonna hit?

Ali_Army107 : Jardoeraaeioriarion maroonian is afraid of the happening.

gpat 175 : Am I the only one who doesn't know the height of every building he enters ?

Ilan Pfammatter : would it help if there was a rod at the top of the elevator, so you could hold onto it and only the bones in your hand might break because of the impact?

Insanegamenrd : Uh I just want a yes or no

Shrub Plays : I'm not much of a fan of learning when it comes to school, but I love watching things like this. Everybody who is complaining about you teaching us what's going on are just impatient or they don't like learning.

John Leonard Fernandez : how about in a collapsing building? I really think that would work if your on rooftop then wait for the last floor to be as low it can be then jump

Samarth Srivastava : I would be dead before I think all this.........

Maja Berglind : I'll just take the stairs

Guts Puck : Why was there EVER a debate? with that same logic jump off a plain with a chair and jump from it before you land :P

Tha_Monsta88 : Heres how you fix this problem. Put a thick copper slab at the bottom and some on the sides towards the bottom. Use a magnetic slab under the elevator that sends eletric poles when it come close to copper causing the elevator to slow down dramatically thus landing 70% safer.

Austin R4L : i wonder what would happen if you had bars on the roof of the elevator to hold on to that kept your body above the ground

Kangaroo Kru : 1st of all how would u know when its going to hit the ground

Llama with a shotgun Games : The cables could never break just one cable alone can hold the weight of a hippo.

Sean Spacey : very nice and understandable video!

Mark Wadey : I farted in an elevator once, it didn't go down well.

Owen Cunningham : Elevator cables are actually extremely strong, and the chanced of them breaking are very slim. Plus there are breaks, which activate if the cables were to fail. Ypu are actually about as safe in an elevator as you are anywhere else in the building.

iCritYou_/EnergyAddict : I was in an elevator and then the cables broke. I didn't know what to do so I watched this video. It didn't work.....

Stephen Troup : All my life people have said jumping off the bottom of a falling elevator makes no difference. Thank you for proving what I've always intuitively thought, it does make a difference, just not enough to save your life. Thank you for this video!

Shira Godsi : Basically it was just no

Bend Sinister : Wilhelm Scream @ 10:32

zSyncing : I learned this in physics so it was interesting watching

Continual Improvement : Already tried it and it works.

Shubham Yadav : That was a tough lecture

Lake : I have gone up the highest floor/balcony of the Empire State Building

Minty Oreo : Omg, I am the exact 240,100th Subscriber! So lucky!

Milo Carter : This is very inaccurate elevators have 3-4 cables that can support 2 times the weight and there are brakes that clamp on the side of the wall and if there is a brake in the cable they will clamp down and you would come to a stop almost instantly

Nick Chase : Elevator have automatic brakes that will stop him from falling so elevator will never crash on ground floor. I work with elevators I know this stuff