The $100 Hamburger and Tach Time: Citation Needed 6x02

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  • Published on Jun 1, 2017
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Comments • 411

  • Luna Granger
    Luna Granger 21 day ago

    Oh gosh Tom Scott, and awesome funny friends, you should add a content warning at the start of your videos as this is the third video in a row to make me laugh so much I see stars. Love you vids BTW! 😂😂😂

  • OrangeC7
    OrangeC7 Month ago +1

    Tom: "How many calories does it have?"
    Me: Yes.

  • scyle
    scyle Month ago +1

    Revisiting this since Gary was recently followed by Wimpy on Twitter.

  • William Easdown
    William Easdown Month ago

    11:38 Now that would be MAXimum fun...

  • Nate Jones
    Nate Jones Month ago

    This reminds me of of Hollywood Squares.

  • Riley Steidel
    Riley Steidel 2 months ago

    Cleansing water stream. Overhead water spout.

  • rotlavir
    rotlavir 2 months ago

    that thumbnail hamburger is the saddest thing i've ever seen

  • Dragongaga
    Dragongaga 3 months ago

    More precisely, it's "Bürger", which means literally "Citizen"

  • nightw4tchman
    nightw4tchman 4 months ago

    11:02 Christ this one hits close to home for me. My dad is a pilot and gets accused of the £100 hamburger flights fairly often BUT also most GA crafts have cigarette lighters for charging as well.

  • OrangeC7
    OrangeC7 5 months ago +1

    I laughed too hard at "It's 37 inches this afternoon"

  • I O
    I O 5 months ago

    Tom Scott aside, I struggle to decide which of these goons are more annoying.
    Yet I keep coming back.

  • Jay Biddle
    Jay Biddle 6 months ago +2

    Anyone else notice how Matt, despite not having any monitoring equipment moved the mic away from Gary during his intro.

  • Oliver Gs
    Oliver Gs 7 months ago +1

    HA HA HA!
    SKYBURGERS!

  • htmlguy88
    htmlguy88 8 months ago

    water despenser ...

  • TheTomtaru
    TheTomtaru 9 months ago +2

    anyone noticing the window behind Tom does that illusion thing with the dots on the lines between the squares?

    • CWrathall1994
      CWrathall1994 4 months ago

      TheTomtaru I can’t until you said that. Now I can’t unsee it!

  • ShadowKick32
    ShadowKick32 9 months ago +1

    Shower : A rain box

  • Rootoc The Ranger
    Rootoc The Ranger 10 months ago +2

    So you've been Tom Scott, who are you now?

  • Lahbreca
    Lahbreca 10 months ago +3

    Do civilized persons come on plates?

  • dylan Kirkland
    dylan Kirkland 10 months ago +1

    Just descovered this series yesterday. Already watched 8 episodes.
    Citation Needed deserves to be a real tv show, with a rotating panel of comedians. Keeping Tom Scott as the host of course.

  • woodfur00
    woodfur00 10 months ago

    As an American, it boggles my mind that Brits don't eat PB&J sandwiches.

  • CORROMPIDO
    CORROMPIDO 10 months ago

    Kcal not cal

  • MINIMAN of iron
    MINIMAN of iron 10 months ago +22

    I've been Tom Scott, see you next time!
    well.. this makes it seem like you aren't Tom Scott in real life..

    JUST WHO THE HELL ARE YOU?!!?!?

    • Osmosis Jones
      Osmosis Jones 2 months ago

      MINIMAN of iron has been. Still is, but has been too

  • Greg Wilmoti
    Greg Wilmoti 10 months ago

    I really wanna be in this group of friends. Reminds me of my politics class

  • Lawrence Calablaster
    Lawrence Calablaster 11 months ago

    I've just discovered that the German captions aren't censored.

  • Geoff Wood
    Geoff Wood Year ago

    Anyone else horribly Distracted by the optical illusion of the window behind them the little dots at the cross.

  • Monkeyofdoom44
    Monkeyofdoom44 Year ago +1

    Shower: Human washer
    Shower: Water dripper
    Shower: person cleaner
    Shower: Homoerectus sprayer
    I tried to describe a shower without using the word shower. Turns out it's not that hard.

  • Mouse-Floof
    Mouse-Floof Year ago

    Right, so... through the magic of google maps... Were you guys suggesting on landing on the A1237? Or on the long bit of Stirling Road?
    Also, where is the Wimpy in relation to York Megabowl?

  • Northfan42
    Northfan42 Year ago

    So, a tachometer in a plane works almost identically to those in road vehicles, measuring the revolutions per minute in parts of the mechanism. Neither of them measure distance like Gary said. Why did Tom agree with that? Distance in cars and the like is measured by an odometer.

    • mspenrice
      mspenrice Year ago

      It's an engine hours meter. Aircraft engines generally keep a steady-ish rpm when in level cruising flight, much like travelling on a motorway with cruise control turned on. You throttle up somewhat to climb, and particularly take off, but this is usually compensated for by throttling back to descend and land. So by measuring how many total rotations the engine has turned through (which, yes, is more like an odometer, but it's considered "tach time" rather than distance because the counter is attached to the propshaft rather than the wheels/speedometer) and dividing that by the recommended cruising revs, you get a rough but good-enough idea of how long the plane's been aloft for.
      Similar systems are used on marine and stationary engines (and probably diesel-electric locomotives?) to determine how long they've been in use, when they need servicing, how much usage to charge for if they're rented out, etc, and for the same reasons that you can't easily measure distance (or there's no distance to measure), and as the only thing that really matters is how many revolutions the engine's done and/or the load placed on it (which in an ungeared system such as running a generator, or turning a propeller), you may as well just assume it's in top gear all the time and work directly off the revs.
      And you do after all perform a limited version of this with road vehicles, by shortening the service intervals if they're generally used for low speed stop-start work (where you're often in low gear and so the engine turns more per mile travelled) or otherwise put under unusual strain... Indeed I think the automatic service reminder lights/messages in modern cars have at least an element of (unstated, unreadable) tach time to them, which is why they can end up coming on rather earlier (and seemingly randomly so) than the stated ideal service intervals in the handbook.

  • justarandomgeek
    justarandomgeek Year ago +1

    Shower without "Shower": indoor rain machine

  • Rawov Un Lupin
    Rawov Un Lupin Year ago +5

    The one time Tom says "price is right rules" and actually enforces them instead of just going with an undefined or the closest answer.

  • Shep Shep
    Shep Shep Year ago

    Spit take

  • Joseph Bissett
    Joseph Bissett Year ago

    Wimpy only comes on a plate if you ask nicely.

  • 0MindSwept0
    0MindSwept0 Year ago

    It’s kind of funny watching you four (or really them three because you seem to take this serious route more often than not) improv and out and just say random stuff, i’ll definitely be watching more of these.

  • Dylan Rambow
    Dylan Rambow Year ago

    A shower is a "rain locker."

  • Dan Lyle
    Dan Lyle Year ago

    Thanks to Gary's joke about voting in a township, I now understand why the German word for citizen is Bürger

  • Mcprolol Mixer
    Mcprolol Mixer Year ago

    Shower: a portable rain dispenser

  • Huntracony
    Huntracony Year ago +101

    - Human sprinkler
    - Artificial localized rain maker
    - Human car wash
    I think I've succeeded.

  • Naþan Ø
    Naþan Ø Year ago

    I have watched this video several times and still have no clue what the titular $100 hamburger is.

  • Konstantin Khitrin
    Konstantin Khitrin Year ago +34

    Most piston engine aircraft still use magnetos to generate the spark. Hence, you can fly them with all electrical systems off. Moreover, many instruments are pressure-driven, so you still get nearly all of the instruments, save for navigation. It's actually not as unsafe as it sounds. The plane's designed to be safe to land in case of total electrical failure.

    • Paul Sengupta
      Paul Sengupta 9 months ago

      I had a problem with the voltage regulator on my aeroplane a while back, so I'd fly around with the master switch off to save the battery, so I could start it again to get home. The only real problem was that I nearly gave myself a heart attack every time I looked at the fuel gauges and they both read empty before realising I'd got the power turned off.

    • nardgames
      nardgames Year ago +3

      mspenrice 1 Aircraft engines have 2 magnetos each for redundancy
      2 the ability to shut off the magnetos is needed to crank the engine without starting
      3 if you turn that switch of irl, your engine stops

    • mspenrice
      mspenrice Year ago +3

      If I remember how it went in the old Microsoft Flight Simulator (v2.0, on our Atari...), the mags were mainly used for starting the engine (where all battery power would go to the starter, not the spark plugs - with mags being feature I've wished for with automotive engines before when the battery has only been strong enough to turn the engine over but not make a spark off its own back) and as backups in case of the otherwise ordinary alternator (and/or battery) failing. The program, having only the one fixed dashboard to save on memory, allowed you to set magnetos as "on" for left, right, or both (as well as off completely) engines even on a single engine plane, but most of the time you could turn them off and see no difference in performance, as it defaulted to starting you with a running engine and no faults unless you specifically set it to be different.
      Presumably over-using them risks them wearing out, or wastes fuel / doesn't make as good a spark or something, so you wouldn't want to turn them on unless absolutely necessary. Because I don't know why you wouldn't just leave both turned on permanently otherwise. Like with the carb heater feature which didn't seem to do much in-game in normal conditions, but I expect might reduce engine power IRL in high ambient temperatures, as well as draining the battery or loading up the alternator, despite being fairly vital to prevent it icing up at high altitudes or in winter.
      I mean, I'm not an aeronautical expert, that's just something I remember from an old game. But I don't get why you'd be able to turn them off if they weren't essentially an optional backup and meant the engine(s) didn't run as well (or at least as efficiently) as when using the alternator... but of course running poorly is better than not running at all, if the main system has failed.
      Incidentally, I wasn't aware that there were any electrically driven instruments in a traditional aircraft panel, other than maybe the VOR beacon indicators, and the radio of course. They'd have been electrically lit (again with switchable lights, to avoid burning out bulbs unnecessarily) so reading them at night with failed electrics could be a problem if you didn't have a backup torch to point at the dash, and a lot have now been replaced with "glass cockpit" LCD (or even CRT) displays, but a trad altimeter works off air pressure, engine tachometer works off a cable driving a magneto-esque thing (as per old car speedometers) driving the needle progressively harder against a coil spring the faster the cable turns, airspeed indicator in much the same way connected to a turbine device in the pitot tube, the compass is, well, a compass (with a low-friction mechanism converting the horizontal readout to a vertical display), and the false-horizon pitch/bank indicator is a simple (but maybe gyro stablised?) thing with a heavy weight attached to the bottom of the painted ball. All nice and mechanical :)
      (though I can't quite figure out the descent/ascent rate indicator, not that I recall the game showing such a thing, so perhaps it's not something you get on low end planes... still, I imagine an analogue version could work similar to the tach and speedo, just with the drive being somewhat geared up, and/or a rather weaker pair of springs driving it to the centre position, so it would give a useful indication without the altimeter needle having to spin rapidly)
      Of course, it's rather harder to provide a readout for the fuel tank, oil pressure, oil/coolant temperature, and naturally voltage, but I have a feeling if your electrics quit on you those wouldn't be considered so important any more as you concentrated more on finding somewhere to land as soon as possible rather than working out how much longer you could cruise for on the remaining fuel, or if running at full throttle was about to overheat the engine...

  • DanThePropMan
    DanThePropMan Year ago

    I swear, it's worth watching this show just for the pun prize alone.

  • Emily Andress
    Emily Andress Year ago +1

    The window in the back is doing that grey spots illusion thing for me.

  • Kyra Zimmer
    Kyra Zimmer Year ago

    "i'm the driver" kinda reminds me of Sterling Archer: "I WANNA FLY THE TRAIN!"

  • Louis Barrass
    Louis Barrass Year ago +1

    why does Matt sound and look like hes on crack

  • B D W Hardy
    B D W Hardy Year ago

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroo_Onoda

  • Gotz the Ironhand

    Raspberry jam on a burger with bacon and jalapenos is actually quite good. Wouldn't recommend peanut butter though.

  • Hawlucha22 2
    Hawlucha22 2 Year ago

    Wimpy is far superior

  • ewonais
    ewonais Year ago +5

    shower: a water pipe leaking controllably

  • Patrick Freeman
    Patrick Freeman Year ago

    I swear you are going to ruin me keyboard with water I spew all over it every time any of you make a gag.

  • An_on
    An_on Year ago

    Shower = artificial waterfall

  • kirk_76
    kirk_76 Year ago

    FYI tarmac is a lie.

  • Ben Godfrey
    Ben Godfrey Year ago

    woahhh rewatching this and making a ground braking discovery... Gary's world buffet experience is like Wing's in Hull

  • Skylark Murphy
    Skylark Murphy Year ago

    It is weird that Wimpy only exists next to bowling alleys, it's weird they exist

  • HappyBeezerStudios - by Lord_Mogul

    There are actually tape measure clocks.

  • Virginia Otter
    Virginia Otter 2 years ago

    is peanut butter and jelly sandwich not a normal things in other countries?

  • Catherine Knight
    Catherine Knight 2 years ago +13

    You've legitimately boosted Wimpy's sales. There used to be one where I grew up. It's no longer there, but there is one in the the place I'm staying this weekend. I checked to see if they do vegetarian burgers and they do a 'Lemon and Pepper Quorn Burger'! There's my Saturday dinner plans.

    • The Mad Hammer
      The Mad Hammer 11 months ago +1

      Catherine Knight I'm not a veggie but a 'lemon and pepper quorn burger' sounds really good

  • Gideon Thomas
    Gideon Thomas 2 years ago

    Do the British not have pb and j?

  • Gideon Thomas
    Gideon Thomas 2 years ago

    I'm from Denver! And yeah, never heard of it.

  • catandfishfc
    catandfishfc 2 years ago

    That "Power Shower" joke made me drop my phone, turning off the video. My phone's obviously had enough of this

  • Matthew Trzcinski
    Matthew Trzcinski 2 years ago

    Elvis was killed by opiate induced constipation, which is an increasingly common problem

  • Logan Brown
    Logan Brown 2 years ago

    I think the next one should be a ticket to Worcester's butler's fish feast. It would be Fry's fry fry-up.