Game Theory: Could Tails Really Fly? (Sonic the Hedgehog)

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We've done TONS of research on Sonic's speed over the years. From how fast he REALLY is to if he can even survive his own speed - we've covered it all! Well, that's only partially true. Until now we've only turned our Theorist eyes towards the blue hedgehog. That ends today! Enter Tails, the lovable fox sidekick. He's famous for helicoptering his way around with his, you guessed it, tails. What I wanted to know was whether or not Tails SHOULD actually be able to fly. Today Theorists, we are going to find out if this fox is flying high or about to crash and burn!
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Writers: Stephanie Patrick
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Sources:
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Kommentarer
retard clan
retard clan Time siden
Lockstin & Gnoggin did this in 2017
Jordan Williams
Jordan Williams 8 timer siden
bru it is a cartoon show it does not have to make sense.
Kira Shoeshikata
Kira Shoeshikata 22 timer siden
I am starting to lose my mind
Neo Dream Tails
Neo Dream Tails Dag siden
This is... NOT ACCEPTABLE
Rodrigo R.G.
Rodrigo R.G. Dag siden
I'm an aircraft maintenance technician and I would like to point somethings about helicopters. The main rotor controls mostly of the helicopter movements, the tail rotor does an anti-torque effect to keep the craft stable. That said, drones, as well as some helicopters don't have tail rotors because they would have 2, or more, main rotors (but always an even number). The thing is, these rotors would spin on different direction, so, one would counter the torque effect of the other. You might be wondering what does that have to do with our might friendly fox? Well, the way it seems from the animation of his tails (when flying), they reassemble what we would see on an intermeshing (crossing) rotor configuration. So, in other words, both tails would rotate, but each one on a different direction (one clockwise, the other, counterclockwise). And just like that rotor configuration works, both would be responsible for the helicopter movement and therefore there is no need for a tail rotor
ELLIOTT HEIN
ELLIOTT HEIN Dag siden
wait, couldn't tails rotate his tails opposite directions somehow?
Blayze Griswold
Blayze Griswold 2 dager siden
miles "tails" prowler is 4 and a half old what is he doing on a battle field
Nox
Nox 2 dager siden
Nobody told tals thats he can't fly, so hes still flying
Nehemiah Plays
Nehemiah Plays 2 dager siden
Theiorist:but at least he gots tails Tails:gets jinks and falls Me:WHAT THE FR**K
Blondies Bordom
Blondies Bordom 3 dager siden
Wait.. does that mean nine tables could fly?
Strawberry_cow Extra nervous
Strawberry_cow Extra nervous 3 dager siden
Tails is my second favorite character in sonic and yes my avatar is supposed to be badฅ^•ﻌ•^ฅ
Lucian Allwine
Lucian Allwine 4 dager siden
i thought he was a cat
Ab Mat
Ab Mat 5 dager siden
It's sonic.exe 9:08
PhantomGamer
PhantomGamer 5 dager siden
I got an ADD for game theory on this video
Randy The Speedstar
Randy The Speedstar 6 dager siden
hahahahahaHAHAHAHAHA MAT PAT HAVE OUTBESTED YOU I HAVE MADE MY OC MAGIC
burnerpric
burnerpric 7 dager siden
TALES IS SAPCE ALIEN HIS KIND HAAS EVOLVED OVER MILLIONS OF YEARS OF CAUSE HE HAS A ROTER MECHANISMUM
Santiago Hernandez
Santiago Hernandez 9 dager siden
Nice plot twice
Bacon Shake
Bacon Shake 10 dager siden
Helicopter? No it’s a tail-icopter!!
Adama Keita
Adama Keita 11 dager siden
Nnnnnnnnoooooooo
Magical Miracle Girl Monomi
Magical Miracle Girl Monomi 11 dager siden
matpat - for every action there is an equal opposite reaction hamilton fans - Thanks to Hamilton, our cabinet's fractured into factions Try not to crack under the stress, we're breaking down like fractions We smack each other in the press, and we don't print retractions
Over Doze
Over Doze 12 dager siden
*Spots the do a barrel roll meme in his intro* Me: *Tearing up* Some guy: hey..its not that ba- Me: *Get away from me!....its a Sad and Painfull memory.....He's Dead!...*
Modern Tails
Modern Tails 12 dager siden
No wonder I couldn’t fly in sonic 2
Modern Tails
Modern Tails 12 dager siden
It’s called a different world you can’t use earth physics
Modern Tails
Modern Tails 12 dager siden
Yes I’ve tried flying on earth it didn’t work
Modern Tails
Modern Tails 12 dager siden
Just Tails if you may
Aidan Giese
Aidan Giese 13 dager siden
I betcha he got a 60hp motor there and had enough free time to get the muscle memory to make a helicopter for his plane failures
Fernando the Boomer Knarmd
Fernando the Boomer Knarmd 13 dager siden
4:36 That is unrealistic Red Engineer is with a blue helmet
LiamThomasOliver
LiamThomasOliver 14 dager siden
Tails be CHUNKY also what if his tail are sniping in opposite directions
Colin Yeo
Colin Yeo 16 dager siden
Can't his tales be spinning in 2 different directions because he has you know 2 Tales? and how Do planes stay non-spinny with one prop? engine. Un less they have gyros then ignore me.
Gis Chen
Gis Chen 16 dager siden
Did he just refer to Tails as an it?
Gis Chen
Gis Chen 16 dager siden
Tails is too innocent for the thumbnail
Medi0cre
Medi0cre 16 dager siden
4:54 Its called Air Resistance which helps parachutes stay up longer
Reign Does Things
Reign Does Things 20 dager siden
12:24 "Don't make a live-action movie about your exploits. You're just gonna get a lot of hate for that sort of thing" Oh how blind we were
shooterman21 mobile
shooterman21 mobile 20 dager siden
what if both tales are spinning in diffrent directions
Deathmarx Soul
Deathmarx Soul 21 dag siden
Tails weirdly can spin his feet for...some...reason so he can fly but he does have actually have a second pair of tails a smaller pair a few centimeters behind his main pair so he could fly...technically
Miles Tails Prower Bronkhorst
Miles Tails Prower Bronkhorst 23 dager siden
Tails can fly
Classic Sonic
Classic Sonic 23 dager siden
strange, i had a dream where i was tails then i was flying but i kept spinning
Kelly Carcione
Kelly Carcione 24 dager siden
HIS TAILS ARE CONECDID
Stev S
Stev S 24 dager siden
Umm couldn't he just use one tail to fly the other to direct himself
goldengamer 853
goldengamer 853 24 dager siden
Well at least he has his tails, OR DOES HE?! *Audible thud*
Kindjes Schepens
Kindjes Schepens 26 dager siden
Ik haat je je kan vandaag liefst voor een
Aaron Coleman
Aaron Coleman 26 dager siden
Bowser juniors vehicle. Please do a theory on that!
Chips TV
Chips TV 27 dager siden
I actually learn more math here
Adam T.
Adam T. 28 dager siden
never ever insult tails ever again!
Rowen LaFountain
Rowen LaFountain 28 dager siden
I have a theory is tails a Karen
Saviss Mahmoudi
Saviss Mahmoudi 28 dager siden
Tail’s canon gender is helicopter
Elizabeth Fields
Elizabeth Fields 28 dager siden
i agree with NimbusWarrior's theory but i really liked your theory in this vid.
Mikah
Mikah 28 dager siden
Tales isn’t the only thing he has 2 of 😉
Elizabeth White
Elizabeth White 28 dager siden
Watching this video has made me realize that Miles Prower really means MILES PER HOUR and I am a changed woman!
RoydDB
RoydDB 28 dager siden
5:10 BORING, SHUT UP *NERD*
galaxyraider9
galaxyraider9 28 dager siden
Why do you like those big eyes so much lol
ShadesofJade
ShadesofJade 28 dager siden
"...The world's most intense egg beater ride ever." I can't. It's 3:45 am am and i can't. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
glaze the bat
glaze the bat 29 dager siden
i heat you
No one Of consequence
No one Of consequence 29 dager siden
8:28 He's not my friend actually.
FxG Spartan
FxG Spartan Måned siden
Sonic shows canonically happen on Mobius, however the games all happen on Earth, Eggman even refers to Earth by name in Sonic Adventure 2
Ryan Ledbetter
Ryan Ledbetter Måned siden
Would if one tail is for one and the other one is for the other one.
Alfred Levin
Alfred Levin Måned siden
Are we sure the tails spin the same way
Gatz Mamora
Gatz Mamora Måned siden
What if the tails spin in opposite directions?
Alejandro Xavier Fernández Quiroga
Alejandro Xavier Fernández Quiroga Måned siden
I have a weight of 32 kg
Diego Tlaczani
Diego Tlaczani Måned siden
Also what about tails coming back everytime he dies in the sonic series that is totaly messed up like how can tails come back to life? Is he like kenny in southpark?
Bogi Pappa
Bogi Pappa Måned siden
Craaaaaaaaaaaaaash 00:25
ltm0123
ltm0123 Måned siden
What if Tails' tails were spinning in opposite directions, just off centre... not sure of the physics but then again we are talking about an anthropomorphic "fox" with 2 tails from a video game...
Elladan
Elladan Måned siden
wait our FOXY friend?
Jack Wagon
Jack Wagon Måned siden
In Sonic Heroes he was 8 or 9!
Otto W
Otto W Måned siden
#mrbeast has more subs
Your sleep paralysis demon
Your sleep paralysis demon 28 dager siden
You are literally 8 years old.
Sebastian Rivera
Sebastian Rivera Måned siden
i like how he showed star wars when he said force .
Luciano Galvan
Luciano Galvan Måned siden
LUCIANO
Luciano Galvan
Luciano Galvan Måned siden
LUCIANO
Yandel Castillo
Yandel Castillo Måned siden
Mat pat just leave sonic and tails alone it doesn't have to make sense it's just a game the laws of fixes don't Matter to a video games so just stop.
Raymond Cond
Raymond Cond Måned siden
I’m 0.6 metres taller than tails
gwen6210 gwen6210
gwen6210 gwen6210 Måned siden
what about his hair on his head infrount of his face, what if they could spin?
Hunter Smith
Hunter Smith Måned siden
Tails is my favorite character
mara_mummi
mara_mummi Måned siden
Why do you want to ruin children and adults and break them with all these bad things about our most favorite people they could be real or fake but they are real in our hearts I want you to stop making these videos and you do something else who's with me
Ananya Abbu
Ananya Abbu Måned siden
Video
Aerion Nanan
Aerion Nanan Måned siden
Dude, i just realized that the music youre playing during the video is walk like shawn by funnel vision/fgteev like if you Knew
Ruejan More
Ruejan More Måned siden
not TAILS has magic tookus.
JoJosEdits
JoJosEdits Måned siden
E
Abline Nice
Abline Nice Måned siden
Sonic
Susan Lipko
Susan Lipko Måned siden
I know the secrets of the universe! Jk I don't, but, I do know how tails can fly with his tails! Interesed? Good.
Faris Surya Munthe
Faris Surya Munthe Måned siden
SEGA curse...
marc amaral
marc amaral Måned siden
Please do knuckles
Scarlett
Scarlett Måned siden
I love fox’s
thunderie gacha
thunderie gacha Måned siden
I had my brain blown with math equation. 🤯🤯
Addison Thomson
Addison Thomson Måned siden
NOT REAL!!!!!!!!
Beetle the SilkWing
Beetle the SilkWing Måned siden
"Tails is without question everyone's favorite anthropomorphic fox." FNAF fans: *There is another*
pancake destroyer
pancake destroyer Måned siden
I hate you more now
Michael Loves LEGOS
Michael Loves LEGOS Måned siden
Some hair got caught in a rotor on my drone and I found out that The uneven Speed and also force caused my drone to crash.
AceTrainer Wes
AceTrainer Wes Måned siden
Mate, have you ever considered Sonic doesn't go at the speed of sound cause he doesn't want to?
Ultimate Warriors
Ultimate Warriors Måned siden
wow
Jonas
Jonas Måned siden
O título tá português mais o vídeo so é inglês
The Nintendo Hedgehog JAP
The Nintendo Hedgehog JAP Måned siden
So sonic 2 is correct because he could not properly fly just jumps higher.
Aidan Alva
Aidan Alva Måned siden
I love the classic game theory intro best times ever
Ethan Iannce
Ethan Iannce Måned siden
Tails could pee on earth and then own it, BUT HE DOSENT 0IQ
Pr3s70n 5350
Pr3s70n 5350 Måned siden
Pls stop picking on sonic love ur vid though
MaliceCobalt
MaliceCobalt Måned siden
Hm, Miles Prower... Miles Pr-ower... WAIT A SECOND!
AM so cool
AM so cool Måned siden
BELLY OUT ZOMBIE ARMS BOOL LEEG
Mark Brunner
Mark Brunner Måned siden
Bruh #1 anthropomorphic fox? I disagree, what about Kurama?
MCgeorgeman 123
MCgeorgeman 123 Måned siden
Why you destroy are favorite characters. Some things are better to stay as they are. Without reality
Kenneth Plays
Kenneth Plays Måned siden
AN IQ OF 300??????
Transcendence Cat
Transcendence Cat Måned siden
Idea: Tails could make a device that lifts him of the ground like his tails would, but he would use his tails as the way to stop him from spinning around in circles and crashing into everything.
Karina Cavazos
Karina Cavazos Måned siden
Maybe his is chunky because the motor
Jayden McRae
Jayden McRae Måned siden
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