If Titanic sank today

Kyle Naber

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We definitely would have some footage of the sinking from the boats, as well as air footage from a helicopter the next morning.
 
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FLEET: "Hey Reg, you got to get a video of that."
LEE: "What is it Fred?"
FLEET: "I don't know, but it looks like it coming right at us."
LEE: "OK, I've got it, but don't you think we should strike the bell?"
FLEET: "Yeh, good idea."
 
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Harland Duzen

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To alter the topic a little; but if Titanic sailed today, Imanita Shelley would be posting tweets and photos of her "cell "-like-cabin onto Twitter complaining of her terrible service and causing White Star Line's Twitter account a considerable amount of stress and bad publicity!

Also, image the click-bait articles that would be made:

"THEY CALLED IT A CELL." LADY PAYS £26* FOR TINY FREEZING CABIN ON UNSINKABLE SHIP! :eek:

Overall, it would be safe to say that any slight incovnicence or problem like the smell of paint or slipping on a cake on the Grand Staircase would be made much worse by being posted online.


*Not adjusted for inflation. That would make people today even angrier!
 

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To alter the topic a little; but if Titanic sailed today, Imanita Shelley would be posting tweets and photos of her "cell "-like-cabin onto Twitter complaining of her terrible service and causing White Star Line's Twitter account a considerable amount of stress and bad publicity!

Also, image the click-bait articles that would be made:

"THEY CALLED IT A CELL." LADY PAYS £26* FOR TINY FREEZING CABIN ON UNSINKABLE SHIP! :eek:

Overall, it would be safe to say that any slight incovnicence or problem like the smell of paint or slipping on a cake on the Grand Staircase would be made much worse by being posted online.


*Not adjusted for inflation. That would make people today even angrier!
:D

That's definitely a Daily Mail or Daily Express article if ever I saw one.

Meanwhile on "The Secret Purser" blog - the anonymous ship's employee updates his followers on the passengers from hell.
 
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Harland Duzen

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Also I would imagine attempting to go aboard or travel with privacy like the Astors or the Navratil's would have been extremely hard without being spotted and then harassed online with dozens of photos as they tried to walk around onboard. Meanwhile As for those articles:

"RUN AWAY TO SEA: FATHER KIDNAPS BOYS AND TAKES THEM ABOARD ON WORLD'S LARGEST SHIP!" :eek:

Back to Topic!
 
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It would certainly help resolve the ongoing debates of exactly how the ship sank, did it roll to port, where the breakup was and when the lights went out!

We could also only hope that Fred Barrett had the good sense to film the events in boiler room 5 and 6!