URBAN LEGEND: YOUTUBE WILL REMOVE IT UNLESS YOU WATCH IT. YES, YOU. ONLY YOU. IF YOU DON'T WATCH IT NOW, THE WORLD WILL END AND PUPPIES DROWN!
Youtube does not take stuff down because it's unpopular.
Youtube takes down stuff because it sucks. For which the working definition is that it promotes hate or violence, shows and/or lauds breaking of certain laws, or infringes upon copyright.
Hits have absolutely nothing to do with it.
When you are viewing youtube, you will likely notice all the other stuff listed......... plus the advertising (usually in top right corner of your screen).
Plainly put, they want you to watch. They don't care what you watch. As long as you watch. You're bound to click one of the other videos sooner or later.
Or actually join their cult
There's stuff on Youtube of not even questionable interest to anyone, barely a few hundred hits......
Videos such as this one (535 views, uploaded 4 mos. ago):
['Tobacco Review: Balkan Sasieni + Balkan Sobranie']
Or this one (473 views, uploaded 1 year ago):
['Sing a Long Leading to Balkan Sobranie']
Or this CLASSIC, showing a distinguished gentleman smoking a Falcon pipe while talking about a British tobacco that is heavy on the Latakia (298 views, uploaded 1 year ago):
Seeing as I doubt that my readers will actually click on any of those links, I'll embed the Falcon-smoker and his fine English mixture. Go ahead, watch it. You don't even have to leave this blog to do so.
MISTER HEILBUTT DISCUSSES SAMUEL GAWITH'S COMMONWEALTH MIXTURE
As he says, Commonwealth is "angenehmer, kühler langsamer Abbrand - leider nur medium und nicht full wie auf der Dose steht."
For more about Samuel Gawith, see this link:
For my own review of Commonwealth mixture, go here:
AND JUST AS WEIGHTY
Now, here are TWO videos that really should be watched by as many people as possible, lest for lack of hits they get taken down:
"McGahey Tobacconist in Exeter"
32 seconds, 128 views.
"My Pipes and other things that live in Tobacco Corner"
6 minutes 26 seconds, 85 views.
Please forward widely.
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