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Neuro Transmissions : I was tense about what you were going to say, but Titanic jokes are great icebreakers.

Mr. Beat : TIL the film Titanic ostensibly ruined an entire generation's understanding of the Titanic.

shadowzack : Ahhh, i know why the titanic sunk. It hit an iceberg

- Cogito - : D...did...did you buy a admiral outfit for this? Fair play.

The Iron Armenian aka G.I. Haigs : Intresting and informative. I enjoyed this video :D

Eric Regina : Omg the ending! <3

Kodiak Express : You should most definitely watch red letter media's titanic review!

Captainmckurk : Mate, I'm a sailor and the screw is also called a propeller. They are both correct names for it.

Ghipoli : TIL... A lot.

Jeff Libby : The movie mentioned in this video is just that, "A Movie". A movie, created by the movie industry which makes a product for visual consumption and to make profit for the industry. A documentary, (which the movie Titanic was not) is a movie or a television or radio program that provides a factual record or report. Anytime a movie starts with a statement similar to this: "Based on real events" is usually not a true representation of the facts but more a vehicle to promote a particular view or used to create an entertaining or fictitious story, "based on real events."

Alex Coda : K N O W L E D G E

Good Timing : "I can't stand that song" - no you di'int...... "Just kidding, I love that song" - :-D

Norman M. Stewart : (in Tommy Wiseau's voice) Oh, hi, Mr. Beat!

Astro Biological : This channel definitely is doing an important job: highlighting the need for commonsense interpretations of history. Quality, quality, quality.

Austin Avilez : What's this? A Knowing Better video actually uploaded on the weekend?

Cetifiably Snuggly : Love your videos guy. Even when I don't agree about some of your opinions, I learn something. Thanks for being such a good content creator.

String.Epsilon : Is that Mr. Beat in the reading sections?

Who Be : Great Video! Greetings from Germany!

Jesse Trevino : Dude, straighten your picture. It's killing me

Norman M. Stewart : All hail the Titanic! For all her glory!

Zahir Jacobs : Knaaaaawledge!

Tory Allen : Was certified triggered when you said you hated My Heart Will Go On. Glad I didn't have to come into the comments and say I am making a knowing better episode of my own debunking that you do love that song. Solid video, learned a lot!

BlackPaw : this is very well done, for the amount of views it has

olov244 : 'I'm and expert at Titanic (the movie), if you have any questions ask'

Tate : been binging your videos for 2 days, disgusting how overlooked this channel is. thanks for persisting in spite of how frustrating the viewcounts must be.

Matthew Thompson : Hey man, thats a great song. HOW DARE YOU!

Olov Svedjeland Ödlund : One of my favorite channels now

Steven Veit : Tell your dad we say hi

Jesse Wolk : Hey I really like your videos. Thank you for showing almost all sides to the argument. Could you make a video about the great schism or some contreversial world history thing?

jab : what doe Mr Beat know about the Titanic?????

Norman M. Stewart : Great video, bud! Keep up the good work. Now, I have a question for you: is alternate history a boon or a bane?

EoThorne : Did your dad also push for those sweet sweet dad puns? Oh, and I felt like I got Rick Rolled at the end.

Tanay Satyawali : if the titanic was sunk by an iceberg, how come no pieces of the iceberg was found on the wreckage?

Muse Russell23 : Wow thats atrocious that the caifornian didnt act

deweys : So your channel is about fact checking Reddit posts and acting superior when you find a flaw? Cool..

Al S : And also actually the iceberg was thrown in front of the Titanic because a gang of sharks was working for a whaling tycoon. So whalers are to blame for the Titanic.

Aditya Upadhye : Also: non virtually= in reality. P. S. That outro was awesome!

Aditya Upadhye : Yay! A new video! Also, i said this on your last video but I don't know if you saw it. Next video suggestion: plagues through time or something on plagues. Some nice ones: the Bubonic plague (obviously) the dance plague of 1414, etc.

Xylos144 : The big takeaway I got from this Video is that I'm pretty sure you drive a ~2007 Rav 4, back when they had the V6 version and the back tire, and not like the crappy, pathetic, bloated thing they make today under the same name.

Chew Bird : Big ships with big screws use shaft RPM to determine speed through the water all the time. It is such a reliable method that placards with shaft RPM vs speed are posted in numerous places around the bridge. Every person involved in conning, steering, and navigating the ship must know their ship’s “TPK” (Turns Per Knot). I navigated ships and subs for 20 years in the US Navy.

Drago Veles : But it wasn't Titanic that sank, it was Olympic with the name changed. The real Titanic sailed under the name Olympic for a long time after the incident. It was an insurance scam.

Justin Pipes : What about the coal bunker fire? And almost all the orginal "firemen" from Ireland refusing to continue the voyage after the titanic made its first stop in England? Do you give the coal fire weakening the steel theory any credence?

Arda Gazioğlu : Watching this movie with my dad who is a nautical engineer was a nightmare. He paused the movie at one point to give me a bloody lecture. Still, it's better to know the truth rather than a bunch of made up lies.

JB sparks : Lock the cockpit doors. Build the border wall.

Jeff : Cool video. I remember hearing something about a coal fire in the ship, and they were trying to mitigate the fire from spreading by loading the boilers with the coal, and increasing their speed? I'll have to look it up, it was an interesting explanation.

Philip O'Carroll : We are at risk of another Titanic like disaster, even worse probably. The giant cruise ships being built today have lifeboats supposed to cram 300+ people in them. These will not be loaded fast enough in a disaster. Furthermore, modern cruise ships have a very high metacentric height, so if they start to take on water, they won't sink gracefully like the Titanic, they flip on their side very quickly, making it impossible to launch lifeboats. Compare Costa Concordia, Herald of Free Enterprise, Estonia. In the most recent accident, Costa Concordia, if the ship had not grounded (a matter of pure luck, according to many naval experts) there would have been hundreds of casualties, not 30.

Christopher Sparrow : i like your content, it's seems well researched and aside from the tide pod getting locked up issue i have yet to find a reason to doubt your credibility and name you truth speaker

Edwin Dover : Great stuff, I always look forward to seeing your videos! Please keep it up, the world could use a lesson or two. Also thoughts on doing an episode on Mandela? Winnie just died and not a lot of people know the truth there.

HagenTheMaster : Just found your channel, and I subscribed after watching your other videos. This is amazing stuff. I look forward to your future videos, but I hope you can add just a couple of details. 1) Whenever the history you are talking about happens over a long timeframe, include a small date or year in the corner of the screen. This will help your viewers to be mindful of the context! 2) Make your citations as detailed as possible. I hope you can become a strong voice in myth-busting and debunking of bad history, but this means that you have to rely heavily on your sources. I can already tell that you go above and beyond to fact-check, so I hope this isn't too much of a hassle. The easier your statements can be checked against your sources, the more trustworthy and reliable you become. I look forward to watching your channel grow!

Philip O'Carroll : Titanic sank because of serious errors on behalf of the captain. Essentially the principle mistake was to proceed at top speed through a known ice field. All the other things were bad luck and poor procedure. Now the best explanation that I have heard why the captain did this is the fact that he had a coal fire on board and the best way to put it out was to put as much coal into the boilers as possible, making the engine go as fast as it could. But this is no excuse, he should have stayed in port.