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Posting to YouTube

Post by Sicarius » Sat May 02, 2020 5:08 pm

Hello, I have some questions about recording operations. Is it possible to upload to YouTube without being fined or sent to jail? I know that the stealth technique does, but he never really goes into buildings. If he does, the door is unlocked. Lockpicking or using bump keys is associated with breaking an entering, which I imagine could get you in more trouble for being recorded than trespassing. If you were never punished for uploading to YouTube, you could use your channel money or start a Patreon and leave tips at places where you break-in to. This leaves behind evidence but how many building owners are going to be frustrated at free money? Thank you for your answers.

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Post by fx1k » Sat May 02, 2020 6:52 pm

Yes. It's a risk, but in all likelihood, not much will happen. There are more than a billion videos on YouTube, and the chance of the correct person finding your video, figuring out who you are, finding out where you did what you did, and going through the process to get enough information together and cause you damage is very slim. Of course, this is given that you don't record yourself doing anything too dramatic. If you're just entering buildings to look around, I doubt people are going to be all that motivated to come after you. Stealth Technique could get in trouble theoretically, but he doesn't seem to have much of a problem. He also doesn't disrupt much in his videos. I think he's unlikely to run into trouble at this time.

I wouldn't try to do anything on YouTube or patreon relating to making money. It will bring excess attention, and attention brings problems. If you want to make videos like this, it is in your best interest that the viewership is limited to like-minded folks. The people who are interested in this stuff will seek and find the videos, just like we do with StealthTechnique. Also, leaving tips is a bad idea. A pile of cash appearing out of nowhere is a clear sign that somebody was there unauthorized.

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Post by Sicarius » Sat May 02, 2020 6:58 pm

Thank You!

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Post by Xanatos » Sat May 02, 2020 9:10 pm

There's already tonnes of videos on Youtube of people breaking & entering restricted areas and there's even channels showing you infiltration techniques (LockpickingLawyer is one example). I don't think I'd get in trouble for uploading my videos to Youtube (I actually uploaded them as private/unlisted videos for a while) but I don't make videos often enough to justify starting a NO channel. Plus the viewership for those videos is already here, and I kinda like the idea of having our own exclusive content, subscriptions & Patreon be damned.
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Post by Sicarius » Fri Jul 10, 2020 1:00 am

I have stated before that I would like to make a YouTube channel, however, what type of content are you guys most interested in? Related to night ops of course. I am a bit hesitant at using my voice, but I can try as I think tutorial videos like Stealth Technique's, a YouTube channel, are a bit more popular than videos of operations themselves. I can post videos IF everything works out, which it should, I just need a bit more time. My editing should be good as well, so the videos will look clean and have good music.

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Post by Xanatos » Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:17 am

Something that is easier to show rather than tell, such as application of camouflage, stealth movement techniques and use of gear. I've thought about doing the same but it's difficult to film things at night. Of course I could try doing some stuff during the day, but when it comes to demonstrating concepts of phototransitional environments or how visibility is affected by shadows & artificial light sources, it's hard trying to capture that on video. And I don't have the VFX capability to recreate how my eyes see things in the dark.
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Post by spartan_ninja45 » Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:54 am

Hey man, if you get a YouTube channel up and running I'll absolutely subscribe.

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Post by Sicarius » Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:09 am

I should be able to pull it off, it just might take some time. Most likely by the end of the year, but probably sooner. I make no promises though. My ideas for the first videos are exploring an Indian mansion in construction, doing a science lab type video with different stealth colors (grey, green, black, tan, red, whatever the hell), and building the legs for stealth, from joints to stretches and muscle building. Is there any content you are interested in, listed or not?

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Re: Posting to YouTube

Post by Sicarius » Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:10 am

Hello. I have not posted in a while due to my college classes and being very busy. While I have been somewhat regularly operating, I feel that I still lack a lot of experience. Therefore, I have decided to not go through and create my YouTube channel. While I have great ideas, several factors are holding me back.

One, I am a kid. I want to enjoy what little free time I already have, and spending it on editing videos is not something I want to do. Additionally, I have little time to embark on this.
Two, I want to first build up my skills to an exceptional level. As a minor, I cannot do this for obvious reasons. Once adulthood is reached, however, one or two years into it would be a good time for a YouTube channel, as I will have had time to truly harness my abilities less clandestinely.
Three, quality filming at nighttime is hard. I am not allowed to get a modern GoPro, understandable, and the head mount is not secure enough at times. A solution is head-mounted night vision goggles with a recorder, which I will cover in a later post, as I have done heavy research into night vision and FUSION devices.

Additionally, I do not know how to explain, but something draws me ever closer to operating. I am naturally intelligent, and for "special skills" tests have always scored the highest in problem-solving and analytical thinking. These skills are both crucial, and I think one reason I am drawn to operating is that it becomes a playground for these skills, allowing them to flourish like never before in an environment that deals with serious consequences.

However, something more is still there. Whenever I go operating, I get an eerie feeling. I feel like I have done this before, but I know I have never. Instincts naturally tell me what I should do in certain situations. Here is an example.
When I am close to major roads, I just automatically go prone. It is different though, as I "Melt" with the environment. I instinctively press my self against objects, letting my muscles relax and contort my limbs so my silhouette is much less recognizable. I did this to evade a passing car on a small two-lane road, that would have seen me as they were driving slowly, but did not. When close to major roads, I analyze the pattern of traffic. I slowly move when traffic is active, and when a predicted gap occurs, I quickly rush forward to gain much ground.


Honestly, I am probably being dramatic about some parts, but others scare me a little. I almost feel a... a feeling I guess lol, guiding me through my motions and what I do. Let me clearly state I DO NOT HEAR VOICES, or some other creepy shit. I can move in near silence, somewhat quickly, with sweatpants and athletic shoes. I first started with just leg motions while practicing, but when I went out on operations, I quickly started using my whole body for it. I find it much less awkward, and more silent. Just move ith your entire body, and ease into each step. That is the best I can explain it. Anyways, I am probably just being dramatic over nothing, but I just wanted to vent as my stepfather has been an absolute nuisance lately(and my mother agrees). Thanks for reading!

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Re: Posting to YouTube

Post by Xanatos » Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:25 pm

Opping is the best stress relief, I find.

And yeah, filming quality footage at night time - especially for instructional purposes - is a real pain in the arse. On my last vidop (not edited yet) I had trouble with my GoPro flailing about as I moved around. Definitely need a more secure headmount.
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