What would you have done if you were on the ship when it started sinking?
>>6298744Dress in my best and go down like a gentleman.That or convince a random female to quickie in the now abandoned first class cabins..
Probably cry like a little bitch.
>>6298744Calmly proceed to the life boats, assist the women and children and the second I don't see a munchkin or petticoat I'm jumping in one of the boats myself.
Hog a life boat to myself.
Steal one of the sailors’ guns and start shooting people
hard mode: ur shoveling coal into the boilers when the iceberg hits
>>6298850Speed run for the world record from the boiler room to the life boat, glitching the cabins and NPCs along the way.
>>6298856Toss myself into the firebox because fuck drowning.
Have a quick treading water chat with my chum
I would have sealed the hole in the boat
>>6298861Burning alive sounds worse than drowning. Although drowning sounds better than 20+ minutes of succombing to hypothermia. Or dying from internal injuries from either being trapped below decks or being bludgeoned with hundreds of bodies as you're tossed off the ship during its descent.
cry and shit my pants
>>6298874>tfw that guy on the Wilhelm Gustloff who, while he, his wife and daughter were desperately clinging to railings trying to avoid slipping on the deck, is begged by his wife to end their suffering, so he takes out his pistol, kills his two daughters, kills his wife, then tries to kill himself only to realize he's out of bullets. So he lets go off the railing, falls into the water, and drowns instead.
>>6298846On the Lusitania, an American passenger forced a sailor at gunpoint to unstow a lifeboat and lower it.[spoiler] it immediately swung on its crane back over the deck and crushed some people to death.[/spoiler]
>>6298935Or the young girl who was handed her toddler sister by their mother after they were able to climb up on the boat deck through a broken window. But the girl, who was only 7 at the time, didn't think and set her sister down to grab her mom's hand and pull her up... her toddler sister slid into the frigid water, and her mom had been trampled down in the chaos. Or one of the survivors who said in an interview years later, that she could never stand the sight of ducklings, because the way their feet go up in the water reminded her of all the children she saw drowning due to wearing large lifebelts. Their bodies weren't heavy enough and so the lifeboats caused them to drown with their legs kicking in the air.
>>6298917>write a strongly worded letter to the white star line
Lob Molotov cocktails at the lifeboats
>>6298744its probably a CIA operation gone horribly wrong that they needed to sunk the ship
>>6299010>Their bodies weren't heavy enough and so the lifeboats caused them to drown with their legs kicking in the air.
>>6299274Actually it was insurance fraud
>>6299278I don't know what this means
>>6299321I think he meant lifejackets. The kids were so light that the vests flipped them upside down and drowned
>>6298812The stewards locked the cabins to prevent passengers going back
it took over two hours to sink, that's more than enough time to fashion my own private lifeboat.If I couldn't i'd take my dirty immigrant ass up to first class and have cigars with the gazillionaires
i didn't come here for these feels
>>6299446>implying they'd let you into the first class areasNah. You'd end up with the mass crowd of steerage passengers who were kept in various 3rd class areas until the last moments. No cigars for you!
Survive only to die a tragically short time later. Like Archibald Gracie! He spent the entire disaster finding women and children to lead to the lifeboats. He was one of the men to survive the night on the overturned collapsible lifeboat, but the hours he spent partially submerged in the freezing water destroyed his health.He died in December of 1912, just 8 months after surviving the sinking.He spent his last months of failing health constantly corresponding with fellow survivors and compiling their accounts for a book he published about Titanic.Gracie was one of the few survivors who was willing to openly speak out about the disadvantage that 3rd class passengers had during the sinking, specifically in getting to the boat decks and lifeboats. "A mass of humanity," he said, finally made their way onto the boat deck after the last standard lifeboat had been launched.His last words, as recorded by his family, during his dying delirium:>We must get them into the boats. We must get them all into the boats.
Anyone got the screencap of the guy talking about how horny he gets about the Titanic sinking?
>>6299475>We must get them into the boats. We must get them all into the boats. Why is it that the good ones always feel the most burdens
>>6298744Imagine a dark future where the Federal Reserve enslaves the US population to debt, curse JP Morgan and then I would drown because the ship only had white party flares instead of red emergency flares and very few lifeboats.
>>6299462In the later stages of the sinking I doubt very much the Crew would care about one hairy Irishman waltzing around first class.
>>6299293No it really wasn't
>>6299462The movie isn't real you know. There are accounts of first class gentlemen going down into third class to help evacuate women and children.
>>6299475a real human bean
>>6298744I would pull my gun out and take over a life raft
>>6298744throw women and children off a lifeboat and take it myself
>>6298925Dude the firebox is basically a furnace. My lungs would long be seared before I even know it.
>>6299532I'm talking about something the movie didn't portray. A mass crowd of third class passengers--men, women and children--were kept in a portion of the third class deck not via gates by via crew orders to keep them there until they were supposed to be evacuated.. By the time they realized they needed to get to the boat deck and that staying where the crew told them to was certain suicide, all they could do was move with the crowd trying to escape. Like when people get trapped in massive crowds during stampedes or other disasters. The "mass of humanity" that Archibald Gracie referred to in his book was due to this.>There are accounts of first class gentlemen going down into third class to help evacuate women and children.A handful, yep. First class passengers did more for the steerage than the actual stewards who were assigned to evacuate them, and only one of the 3rd class stewards bothered taking care of his charges. For the most part they were left to their own devices.
>>6299010>lifeboats caused them to drown with their legs kicking in the air.life jackets.
I'd probably do some mad sick raps, yo.
I think there's nothing more poetic than going down with your ship. As a sailor, I wouldnt mind if my time came across in a similar manner.
If I were Violet Jessop, I would remember being aboard the sister-ship when it collided with the HMS Hawke a year previously. I would be comforted that I survived that one, and so would be confident I'd survive this one.Then, feeling cocky, I'd sign up to work aboard the third ship, Britannic, because what are the odds it would happen AGAIN????After surviving the sinking of the Britannic, I'd probably go work for the Red Star Line because obviously there is some hoodoo involved with my going to sea for the White Star Line.
>>6301471>>6301471>I would remember being aboard the sister-ship, Olympic, when...
>>6301070Those first class men were accompanied by crew who were there to evacuate them.
A few months ago I looked up the sinking of the Titanic in the NY times archives, very interesting to see how the reporting developed over several days.
>>6301507which eyewitness testimony says the 1st class men went into steerage qith crew?
>>6298812>>6298835>>6298842>>6298844>>6298846>>6298850>>6298856>>6298861>>6298874>>6298917>>6298934Loving the honesty ITT
>>6298744stay on the ship long enough until i absolutely have to jump. then either wait to die or wait for a lifeboat to find me. would probably start thinking about space n shit while i wait to take my mind off things.
what would /his/ do if it was on board JAL123?
>>6302934>How so?here's the front page story about it on Monday April 15, 1912
>>6303206then the next day, its literally the only story. The coverage continues throughout the paper with interviews with maritime experts, obituaries of prominent people onboard the ship who didn't make it, etc. The coverage continues to dominate the paper for the entire week. You can really see how it was a massive story.
here's a link to that day's paper btwhttps://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1912/04/16/issue.htmlvery interesting reading
>>6303188Grab all the pillows i can find, ALL of them and stuff them in my clothes and hope for the best.>>6298744Brutaly fight my way into getting a seat onto a lifeboat, fuck the near freezing water, that stuff might aswell be lava.
>>6303242given the circumstances of JAL 123 theirs likely no good outcome, even if you did survive the jap authorities wouldnt come until the next morning
>>6299413>The stewards locked the cabinssounds like a long time
>>6298744use my german radio to call up a secret German U-Boat that has Adolf Hitler on board who saves all Aryans aboard the Titanic, then as we get off the Titanic, we go "HAIL HITLER!" and then go into the u-boat that Adolf Hitler is driving
>>6298744Let the women and children get off first like the good disposable male I am.
>>6303357>Taylor Swift lyricsnice
>>6298744Blame white people.Then explain to my shipmates that I'm from 2019 and that's our solution to everything.
>>6303217I like how they stack up headlines eg on the right. It's like greentexting.
>>6298935>>6299010Good riddance, g*rm scum had it coming
i want to board a ship and wait for the impending doom, for i dont deserve to live but cowardly enough to unable suicide
Why couldn't you try and break some doors or tables off their hinges/nails and try and float on it? Not a guaranteed success but surely better than nothing?
pull out a knife and stab every women and child who try to take MY place on a boat
>go to kitchen>loads of huge floating vessels, drums and pots>drag up something I can fit in and jump ship with it
>>6298744Start raping any female I grabbed.
>>6303520She didn't say the crew escorted the passengers, nor does she mention stewards
>>6304128People did that
>>6306320did it work?
>>6298744Probably panic and get stuck in a blocked off section of the ship
>>6303188>A couple of people survived the crash but almost all of the survivors died from hypothermia.
>>6305805It at out says "some crew members" in that article.
Dive offThe lifeboats don't need my help loading women & children, and I want to get far away from the boat as it begins to descend faster, sucking people down along with itI've done a bit of endurance training, I bet I could survive long enough to be pulled into one of the boats after the factAlternatively I could just rip out a wooden door and jump out with that
>>6298744Help get women and children to safety.
>>6306401And? My original comment was specifically talking about the stewards.>First class passengers did more for the steerage than the actual stewards who were assigned to evacuate them, and only one of the 3rd class stewards bothered taking care of his charges. For the most part they were left to their own devices.
>>6306330Not for most people, no.There was a Chinese man who survived after strapping himself to a floating piece of debris. He was (reluctantly) picked up by the lifeboat that went back to look for survivors. A handful of other people picked up from the water, but he was the only one that we know specifically used debris as a flotation device.though, when you remember that it was dark as fuck and the actual final plunge happened very suddenly and without warning, it's understandable why such a thing wouldn't work. It wouldn't have been as easy as "jump off the ship (and hope you don't break your neck or back because you weren't taught how to safely get into the water with your lifebelt) and climb on some debris," although with the frigid temperatures even being partially submerged was dangerous. .. on a side note, some survivors of the Eastland disaster died from blunt force drama or drowning when well-meaning people rushed to the scene and began throwing objects into the water for them to grab onto.
>>6298744fard and shid my pands
I'd crossdress and try to get in a boat as a woman.
>>6307792you're in luck, in cases where men snuck on boats, women always protected them.
>Help get women and children to safety.
>>6307915Me getting on a lifeboat with women and children, to the men remaining on the ship: Lol they’re still not gonna have sex with you, retards
>>6299485Because they but themselves at risk for others
head into the first class dining saloon and ask I can have some lamb rare with very little mint sauce before I go
drop all the lifeboats into the water before anybody can get on them
>>6306338>ywn die horribly stuck in your comfortable E-deck class cabin on the RMS Titanic
>>6298744>go to morse code room thing>spam ... . . -.-- --- ..- .. -. --. . -. ... --- -.- -.-- --- .-.. .- -.. ...
Plug the hole with my massive balls
Build a life boat for myself with furniture.
>>6298744grabbed a bottle of booze and got drunk out of my mind
>>6298744Play a musical Instrument.
>>6298744Done a triple backflip onto a skateboard and gotten the hell out of there.
>>6307915don't you get the .gif you just posted, a soiboi soiboiing over soiboi pictures on 4chan
>>6298744Drink a lot of alcohol and die before the sinking
>>6298744Play violin like those three based guys in the movie
>>6298744>going on a ship>not being abyss and sea monster pilled
>>6308536The band leader's body was found with his violin case strapped to his dead body
>>6298744I'd look for something big that floated, and try to get it to the deck.Not sure that'd work though: did anyone not in a lifeboat survive?
>>6310899At least 1 person floating on debris survived, plus those partially submerged on the overturned collapsible boat .Lots of debate on the subject: https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/plucked-from-the-sea.html
>>6298744take an axe or a crowbar (or try to) and start cutting up the deckboards in order to create rafts
>>6298846found the american
>>6298744What that one Haitian guy, the only African-descended person on the ship did…drink
>>6307259The freezing water would kill you retard.
>>6298744Break into a First Class Cabin, steal money and their most precious jewellery, beat up a woman, dress up as her, go on a life boat, survive, hide after the chaos. Sell the jewellery. Write a book about WW1 before it happens. Warn Austria about the Serbs. Murder Hitler, Stalin, Lenin, Himmler and Mussolini. Invent Antibotika prior to Penicillin and become a multibillionaire.
>>6308062FUCK I hate that this shit makes me horny. Why does the thought of dying horrifically get me so hard AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!
>>6298744Offer free tongue experience for those women with large gowns.
>>6315408... that escalated
>>6307686>That bottom part Edmonds me of the stupidest most avoidable Fuck up, drowning literally a full ferry of peoplehttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Herald_of_Free_Enterprise
>>6317011>die from hypothermia in a boat half capsized in shallow waterWell that would suck. Makes me think of that Korean ferry disaster with all the kids. Rescuers were right there, still drowned. You can see a few of them pound on the windows with the rescue team right there too.
>>6298744Kill everybody I see.No seriously, I mean, at this point my survival is no longer guarenteed and every single other person on the ship is competition for limited lifeboat seats. I don't get one, being adult and male, until every woman and child on the ship is dead or has disembarked, so its time to start chucking children over the side.
>>6317154Great way to get the crew to gang up on you. They were sworn to uphold order even when the ship was sinking. Good luck fighting your way through them.
>>6317167>I am very unsure how you think this matters in a situation where you are almost guarenteed to die in the next few hours. At this point, all bets are off. You either fight your way to a lifeboat seat, die in the horrible frigid water, or die trying to fight your way to a lifeboat seat. I see no clear distinction between "Just die like a chump" and "Die fighting for your survival" as far as risk, but there's plenty of reward if you manage to fight your way to a lifeboat. Its worth it.
>>6317232Didn't mean to greentext this. How did that arrow get there?
>>6317232Not questioning the motive, just saying it would be far from a walk in the park.
>>6298744>Probably second class Make my way up to the boat deck early on because I'm a paranoid shit, with luck I'll be on Murdoch's side of the ship and get put in a lifeboat.
>>6307959>YOU COULD HAVE HAD A GAY TIME WITH ME, PENELOPE>BUT YOU CHOSE TO COURT MORTON>HORSE SPECULATORS RISE UP
Rape a woman in the confusion just to make sure I get a ticket to Hell.Then in Hell boast about the time I fucked a top class lady on a sinking ship.
>>6314090>Warn Austria about the Serbs. t. Romanticising faggot who has no idea what Austro Hungary did to the Balkans. Fuck you.
Do what Mr. Murdoch did.
>>6318874I mean, if you compare what came before and what came afterwards then the Austrian Hungarians are shining examples on how to manage people.