That Time my Channel Almost Got ACQUIRED - WAN Show February 26, 2021

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Timestamps (Courtesy of Asa)
0:00 - Topics Introduced
2:10 - Intro
2:20 - Linus wants new intros (kind of)
4:00 - some LMG history as told by Linus
6:24 - Linus meets a company intrested in buying LMG
10:10 - Linus looks for old emails about the potential merger
13:00 - Linus decides he doesn't want to take the offer
15:52 - Linus likes the Spiffing Brit
16:44 - Main Topic 1: Biden \u0026 Semiconductors
20:51 - Nvidia is not your friend (and LMG is a corporation)
23:44 - Linus does the funny crying thing (press 3 on the keyboard)
26:15 - Nvidia's 3080 nerfs aren't effective
28:25 - c:/chat_is_hacking
30:53 - Nvidia says the 3080 ''cannot be hacked'
35:04 - Luke talks about Hardware Unboxed email
37:48 - Valve nevermind, sponsors!
42:16 - Luke's bird, Scoop, makes an appearance
45:43 - Main Topic 2: Apple v. Epic feat. Valve
50:46 - New LTTStore Shirt! (designed by Sarah) \u0026 Linus is making a solid gold controller
55:22 - Bling vs. Functionality
59:10 - Main Topic 3: "Silver Sparrow" Apple Malware
1:01:08 - Main Topic 4: Fry's Electronics closed
1:05:07 - Main Topic 5: Apple forced to show a "repairability score" in France
1:06:13 - Luke talks about Willow Video \u0026 Linus talks about the Basil Leaf
1:12:25 - Linus discusses the Basil Leaf''s closing, opening, and closing again
1:14:00 - Conclusion \u0026 Superchats


  • Surfer Dude
    Surfer Dude26 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Have you ever tried the vietnamese spring rolls?

  • Hello Kitty Lover Man!
    Hello Kitty Lover Man!หลายเดือนก่อน

    How did you guys come up with the name Floatplane?

  • Hello Kitty Lover Man!
    Hello Kitty Lover Man!หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus, touching story about the Viet Namese restaurant. So nice of you to want to be so generous back to them!

  • Hello Kitty Lover Man!
    Hello Kitty Lover Man!หลายเดือนก่อน

    "Solid gold controller"? Oops, it _can't_ be solid gold if you want it to to be functionally real! The buttons on the picture you showed us aren't even gold.

  • Aaron Primus
    Aaron Primusหลายเดือนก่อน

    Speaking of spiffing brit, Imagine not commenting: ""“Minecraft" "ASMR" "pewdiepie" "music" "Fortnite" "markiplier" “THmy is a perfectly balanced game with no exploits.” "Runescape" "World of Warcraft" "Shadowlands" "Dream" "MrBeast" "Warzone" "FaZe Clan" "100 Thieves" "Call of Duty" "Pokemon" "Pokemon cards" "card unboxing" "Charizard" "they don't want you to know" "Flat earth" "round earth" "triangle earth" "the earth is not earth" "what even is earth if not earth omg government is lying to you" "Minecraft" "ASMR" "pewdiepie" "music" "Fortnite" "markiplier" “THmy is a perfectly balanced game with no exploits.” "Runescape" "World of Warcraft" "Shadowlands" "PogChamp" "MrBeast" "Warzone" "FaZe Clan" "100 Thieves" "Call of Duty" "Pokemon" "Halo" "Devil may cry" “THmy is a perfectly balanced game with no exploits.” “Cocomelon” “t series” “Minecraft" "ASMR" "pewdiepie" "music" "Fortnite" "markiplier" “THmy is a perfectly balanced game with no exploits.” "Runescape" "World of Warcraft" "Shadowlands" "Dream" "MrBeast" "Warzone" "FaZe Clan" "100 Thieves" "Call of Duty" "Pokemon" "Pokemon cards" "card unboxing" "Charizard" "they don't want you to know" "Flat earth" "round earth" "triangle earth" "the earth is not earth" "what even is earth if not earth omg government is lying to you" "Minecraft" "ASMR" "pewdiepie" "music" "Fortnite" "markiplier" “THmy is a perfectly balanced game with no exploits.” "Runescape" "World of Warcraft" "Shadowlands" "Dream" "MrBeast" "Warzone" "FaZe Clan" "100 Thieves" "Call of Duty" "Pokemon" "Halo" "Devil may cry" “THmy is a perfectly balanced game with no exploits.” “Cocomelon” “t series”

  • Aaron Primus
    Aaron Primusหลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus talks about throwing away flan while ive never had it in my life :lmao: Im waiting on my friend to make one for our group to taste it lol

  • Awie Garen
    Awie Garenหลายเดือนก่อน

    anyone knew/know which company/group tried to acquire ltt/lmg?

  • Jewkesman

    Jupiter Broadcasting

  • Timothy Martin
    Timothy Martin2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    AND WTF is it with Canadians and tech content? You guys just so bored that this stuff gets serious attention? (NOT anti Canadian, my mother and half my family were Canadian) You guys are really better than most Americans (actually all) at tech...must be something in the water up there Eh?

  • Timothy Martin
    Timothy Martin2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Just saw this video and want to say that you guys seriously set the bar for informative content and tech news....keep at it and congrats on sticking to your guns when it mattered.(the M@A content)

  • Walt “Papaw” Barrett
    Walt “Papaw” Barrett2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    As a professional host, you'd think you could get your use of the word, "LIKE" more under control... Seriously. You sound like a Valley girl or something.

    MACHINE2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I've got the same problem with Discord, I suck at it lol. I'm a hardcore MSN messenger fan that had a fb style profile

  • Sak N
    Sak N2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    It's like iron man 2. Buying Linus tech tips is like buying Linus Sebastion.

  • Nicholas Jones
    Nicholas Jones2 หลายเดือนก่อน


  • thegunsmithful
    thegunsmithful2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Just remember, we modify our own bios as well haha. Plenty of tools and people out there that want to make them profitable

  • Jack Ford
    Jack Ford2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    The laughable cicada mechanically tremble because camera industrially reach until a graceful digger. spurious, terrific pocket

  • NonoDonkey
    NonoDonkey2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Omg bring back Dotto's Data Café

  • John Guerrero
    John Guerrero2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    23:00 Linus is a corporal dog. Fk Arasaka!

  • SilentEchoes
    SilentEchoes2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Eventually all it took to break nvidia's "mining limiter" was to download Windows preview build, that delivered official nvidia beta drivers. 🤷‍♀️

  • Majik Messiah
    Majik Messiah2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I hope that mention of the "Retail Archaeology" drives some people there, it's a good channel.

  • Taha YT614
    Taha YT6142 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Rip scoop

  • TheGr8Kaido
    TheGr8Kaido2 หลายเดือนก่อน


  • Xenronnify
    Xenronnify3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Maybe a tea-cooled custom loop?

  • Auston Henson
    Auston Henson3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Theres a local chinese shop called ha's in my small town, its run by an extremely nice vietnamese couple. Very time I go in she will give me free noodles and chicken on a stick, she's so nice it makes your day.

  • Justin Kashtock
    Justin Kashtock3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus: has 13.1M subscribers Also Linus: "dammit I want to go viral!"

  • Olav August Resmann
    Olav August Resmann3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    The needless locust algorithmically pour because south america hemodynamically learn round a intelligent pantyhose. mute, wasteful resolution

  • metaforest
    metaforest3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Why would a cryptominer buy a card that has no value in the secondary market when the current rush fades?

  • AJ _RPG
    AJ _RPG3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    i remember watching the WAN stream when they used the swap theme for the first time

  • Peter Tran
    Peter Tran3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Anyone have any guesses on what company tried to acquire LTT?

  • Lt. NoTaco
    Lt. NoTaco3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus IS JETT RENO

  • pigtailsboy
    pigtailsboy3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    LTT is not worth a Single million in any currency. A SINGLE million may be a bit short of the actual value. In all seriousness the actual value of the company is wrapped up in individuals who've built their careers into LMG.

  • Dalton Brennan
    Dalton Brennan3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Turns out there using THmy videos like this one to spread the malware... Just a joke theory not reporting any facts or anything like that no research has been done on this comment just a joke

  • Dalton Brennan
    Dalton Brennan3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Love seeing tech people struggle with tech lol

  • Dalton Brennan
    Dalton Brennan3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Could there be some sort of analog digital mix where the analog is the safety mechanism so it cannot be hacked in that sense?

  • Richard Reavis
    Richard Reavis3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    " 25 minute videos don't do well." Me: (watches 90-min WW1 vids, 4-hr naval vids, 8-12 hr music vids) "Linus is silly!"

  • Connor King
    Connor King3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    for five million dollars, you could scratch-write your own BIOS and driver

  • psedog
    psedog3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    When you think you're watching a WAN Show Clip. Now 1 hour later 🤣

  • Ben I
    Ben I3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    NVIDIA: The 3080 crypto lock can't be hacked. Miners: Challenge accepted.

  • Igor Timarac
    Igor Timarac3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Apple M1s vulnerable to at least one virus (and you'll hear nothing about it tonight), Apple required to publish repairability score in France (and you'll hear nothing about it tonight), Apple dragging Valve into the dispute with Epic (and sponsors). I see what you did here, Linus :)

  • cneuhauser1
    cneuhauser13 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Wow... so incredibly wrong... do the math on price per watt, and how long it takes to acquire bit coin; it's not worth it for the average gamer.

  • Plays NTraffic
    Plays NTraffic3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Tea liquid cooled, ftw.

  • camo branch
    camo branch3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Day 32 of asking you to make a backyard pc

  • chris williams
    chris williams3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    i would love to see linus on hot ones

  • Nagarajan Nethi
    Nagarajan Nethi3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Madison for WAN show🙌

  • Matt Bauer
    Matt Bauer3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    New animation should include “Linus Media Group... remember: Its A CoRpOrAtIoN”🎵

  • Aaron McHale
    Aaron McHale3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Why do I feel like Linus just broke up with me at around 24 minutes 😂

  • Dice Blue
    Dice Blue3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    "legitimate canadian prodution service tax credits" - what utter bullshit 8:39

  • Dice Blue
    Dice Blue3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    "production services tax credits - fuck politics

  • Green Life
    Green Life3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Graphics cards are a mytos just like Excalibur, they don't exist.

  • Sam Porter Bridges
    Sam Porter Bridges3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    How did Luke age 5 years when I haven't seen him for only 6 months

  • Patrick McCready
    Patrick McCready3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    start a go fund me

  • Patrick McCready
    Patrick McCready3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    we need to get basil leaf baaack uppppp

  • Patrick McCready
    Patrick McCready3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I dunno if it's me being in western NY or being clueless but I've been in tech for 20 years and I was confused with the store fronts for frys, WILD

  • Mazinblaster Z
    Mazinblaster Z3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    And you told her, “okay, ear champ?” “Okay, beard jamp?”

  • Dylan S (Crow)
    Dylan S (Crow)3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    why are vnecks not more of a thing.... i hate crew neck.

  • Cedric Villani
    Cedric Villani3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I think it’s hilarious that most of Linus’s audience it’s so completely Dur De Dürer, that Linus is talking about how he started and his interest was marketing because he wanted to make money, all the Linus lemmings clap and laugh along with him. Don’t you guys realize how completely limited this guy is? And what he can say? even as an influencer on a private content platform like THmy? All his videos are paid advertisements which means they control it, not him, even the so-called live content is scripted. And now that THmy is changing its algorithm, he hast the subtly shift the way you guys interact with his videos, it’s definitely all about money, he’s just playing a character. Any multi millionaire can say they’re passionate, and in doing his show and playing his character, I’m sure he is, but he’s literally trying to take the spirit of the law and twist it to make you feel bad for him. He had one goal and It was to build a media empire, which is what he’s doing. If you don’t care about money it doesn’t take $250,000 cameras to upload THmy content, it just doesn’t, you can get a perfectly good setup from Razor and a Stream Deck dirt cheap and you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference!!! By the way Nvidia Ampere and there A100 cards are 40 times faster then the previous year Volta, they currently have the fastest HPC‘s and graphics cards in the world, gaming cards are fun, but it’s donkey technology, leftovers from the shop floor after making their enterprise equipment. DGX-A100 only 199k and comes fully packaged with a full Stack that works out-of-box. AMD is for kids and game’s and best for the buck. Nvidia used that comment just for a cheap trick to come

  • Cedric Villani
    Cedric Villani3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Can go on SMZeus and buy your way to the top of you have at least a high school dropout education and a perky stupid character that you can play on air.

  • Chris Castanza
    Chris Castanza3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus, Basil Leaf is now a restaurant in Kenlowna

  • Bruno S A
    Bruno S A3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    love Luke's reaction: "did you say SPIFFING BRIT?!" xD

  • Blackspidy619
    Blackspidy6193 หลายเดือนก่อน

    TIL Lunis doesn't love me :'(

  • Pr00ch
    Pr00ch3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    20:51 - salt alert

  • boo man
    boo man3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I saw some Pewds there...33.56

  • Henry Mitchell
    Henry Mitchell3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Do birds actually sleep?

  • Tim Jb
    Tim Jb3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Fry's early on got a bad reputation of selling used equipment in new equipment boxes

  • Tim Jb
    Tim Jb3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus = Trump Bad - Biden good. Biden is a disaster at least we could buy computer parts under Trump still

  • Tim Jb
    Tim Jb3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Biden doesnt know how to do anything. He is worthless

  • NightShadow 4467
    NightShadow 44673 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Can anyone direct me to one of the WAN shows with the pyramid intro?

  • Marceau H
    Marceau H3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Not the bird linus :(

  • HAL 9000
    HAL 90003 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Yorkshire tea is the best "builders" (regular) tea, everything else is watery crap.

  • Frosty.
    Frosty.3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    did they get in trouble for the "same bat time, same bat channel" thing? or does he just like 'bad' better now? i can't really tell he seems to super enunciate it now so it feels like maybe legal bullshit?

  • Captn Berner
    Captn Berner3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Nvidia: We've made a unhackable BIO driver Denuvo: You sure about that? Future Nvidia: Hold my Beer

  • strain121
    strain1213 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Your wife is gonna be director for a LONG time.

  • Robert Horsfield
    Robert Horsfield3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus keeps saying the webcam thing.... Who actually is having a hard time buying a webcam.. or is linus just using that as a talking point.

  • Alex Ortiz
    Alex Ortiz3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    The stormy place molecularly interrupt because may posteriorly trot anenst a keen beam. mute, ambiguous manager

  • Jaden Tejano
    Jaden Tejano3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Bought Yorkshire tea, it tasted like absolute piss

  • Trowa Barden
    Trowa Barden3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    the reign of scoop is nigh!

  • fenbekus
    fenbekus3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Fucking hell the bird part is sad :(

  • SuperRphoto
    SuperRphoto3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    In Canada you can flip burgers and live comfortably?

  • kathmandu666
    kathmandu6663 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Gold plating would look just as good at a realistic price but then who wants a gold plated controller? Just as Luke says, it's the unattainium not the actual aesthetics. I'm not turned on by gold, it's just a metal to me.

  • Dylan Cleary
    Dylan Cleary3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Roosterteeth's convention is called RTX they were joking that Nvidea stole their name/ Branding

  • Andrew Nguyen
    Andrew Nguyen3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Just curious since I may have missed when he mentioned it but, does anyone know which headset Linus is using?

  • Diggerman70


    3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Pretty sure they're Sennheiser HD-600s by eyeballing it

  • Santa Clause
    Santa Clause3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Yeah I couldn't walk in and get a card that same day, but I could call and reserve one and wait abit for it and paid msrp. How hard is that? I guess if you don't have something to use in the meantime it sucks but there is always used market. I didn't even wait that long either.

  • tito mano
    tito mano3 หลายเดือนก่อน


  • michael shadle
    michael shadle3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I would take the controller and only use it

  • HJayarr
    HJayarr3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Fry's was bad at paying wonder they went belly up

  • Richard Eldridge
    Richard Eldridge3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    LINUS!!!!! My little brother sent the "buy a computer now" video. (My first ever Linus Tech Tips video.) My wife watched it with me and freed up some budget to make it happen. 4 months later, she let me build a PC for her too. We love our PC's and we skipped the madness. Thank you SO. MUCH.

  • Mike Knox
    Mike Knox3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Miner here. Can confirm. I sell cards on ebay. People buy them.

  • Sean Oakley
    Sean Oakley3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    You can always tell how young someone is by the stocking cap they wear indoors. At my age, my first thought is that It's cold as hell where he's making this video.

  • Music
    Music3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    The Fry's CEO (Siddique(sp))ended up in Jail for Gambling 65M of the company's money as his personal stash.

  • Cristian Radulescu
    Cristian Radulescu3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I think there is no actual GPU shortage, it's just that NVidia and AMD are keeping their own cards so they can mine with them and make more profit! it's easy really, why sell an asset when you can profit from it and sell it at the same price after that too

  • Sean Morgan
    Sean Morgan3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Linus i love you, but this show felt like you patting yourself on the back th whole time

  • Barry Goen
    Barry Goen3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I love The Spitting Brit!

  • pr0xZen
    pr0xZen3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    You say you love cats, Linus, but you have a social media company with a social media coordinator - yet Linus Cat Tips doesn't even break a quarter million subs and haven't had an upload in 17 months.

  • Freedbot
    Freedbot3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    That aquisition thing "We'll help you do better if we own you"... is exactly what happened to Roosterteeth. In the short term it helped their growth and they've gotten to take part in some big IP's because of it, and yet despite that they've been cut back and beaten down repeatedly later. It has completely killed their growth as a company in the long term.

  • Brolivia Wilde
    Brolivia Wilde3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    the Frys here in the arlington TX area was lame, it had no theme. last time i went there wsa to buy can-o-compressed-air, that was about 3 years ago. up until then, the only reason I went there was literally to tempt my wife into buying me something i wanted, otherwise it was a waste of time.

  • Dextoe
    Dextoe3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    in case you haven't, click 3 on the keyboard

  • Trevor Potprocky
    Trevor Potprocky3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    hackin with my Punisher fan grills.

  • Ethan C
    Ethan C3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I’m going to buy a CMP card, mostly because I got a 3070 in January and I’d honestly rather run a PC all day instead of paying for electricity heating in North Texas...

  • Mate Meerai
    Mate Meerai3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    There was a small asian food booth in front of the mall near my place. My girlfriend and I loved it, we also ate there several times a week. We were at a point where they recognized us whenever we went there and it seemed like our portions were a bit bigger than regular ones. Well it was shortly before the covid outbreak in our country and the resulting lockdown. The couple who were runing the booth told us they got a spot inside the mall, so they are going to move pretty soon. At the time we were happy for them, this sounded like a huge step up from a small booth on the parking lot. Some time after the booth was gone and we were wondering which stall they are going to get inside the mall the pandemic came with the first lockdown. Sadly the mall was closed for several week and we never saw the couple who made the best stirred rice in our city ever again.

  • Aarekk
    Aarekk3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Tea colored custom liquid cooled PC. The loop is in the shape of a 'T' and the exterior is designed to look like a box of Yorkshire Gold. Done.