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sarge
11-10-2006, 03:03 AM
Can't believe we have to wait till feb. 7th


http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/3886/lostaways5800x600dn0.jpg

dsera
11-10-2006, 03:04 AM
Can't believe we have to wait till feb. 7th


http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/3886/lostaways5800x600dn0.jpg
I know. It's an outrage! :rant

sarge
11-10-2006, 03:07 AM
I know. It's an outrage! :rant
rather have had them do like 24 and start in Jan. and just go straight through without a break

dsera
11-10-2006, 03:10 AM
rather have had them do like 24 and start in Jan. and just go straight through without a break
Yeah I know but how about no break at all and more episodes!

Bob Dylan
11-10-2006, 09:00 AM
You mean that this season is over already? I dont follow it but it seems early.

EmmieM
11-10-2006, 09:08 AM
:hi
they'll be back with 16 new episodes starting feb 7th. straight on through may with no re-runs. The last 20 minutes of this past episode were great. made me realize that "edge of your seat" feeling is what has been missing this season.

tsvb
11-10-2006, 09:17 AM
but remember that star wars fans had to wait 2.5 years for return of the jedi....

dsera
11-10-2006, 09:19 AM
but remember that star wars fans had to wait 2.5 years for return of the jedi....
:whatever :lol

tsvb
11-10-2006, 09:20 AM
:whatever :lol


:lol

they said that on the latest lost podcast.

dsera
11-10-2006, 09:20 AM
:lol

they said that on the latest lost podcast.
Love the avatar. Hiro!

tsvb
11-10-2006, 09:21 AM
Yeah I'm a big fan of the show. :)

dsera
11-10-2006, 09:24 AM
Yeah I'm a big fan of the show. :)
Me too. I'm a big fan of Milo Ventimiglia, the guy that plays Peter. Nice to see him get some real work.

Popeye2003
11-10-2006, 09:40 AM
Where's the ignore thread function? :p

Crumbo
11-10-2006, 09:42 AM
red X, upper right hand corner

:D

Popeye2003
11-10-2006, 09:44 AM
red X, upper right hand corner

:D
Thing is, there's no red X in the upper right hand corner here :D

sarge
11-10-2006, 10:50 AM
:lol

they said that on the latest lost podcast.
your kidding....that's stupid

Jack
11-10-2006, 12:33 PM
so happy to be done with ufck lost thread (:duh ).

:banana

tsvb
11-10-2006, 12:57 PM
Dead serious. They were talking about all the people complaining that they have to wait 13 weeks so they made a reference to star wars.

dsera
11-10-2006, 02:33 PM
I made a bunch of funny avatars during season 1 when they went on 6 week hiatus. This is twice as long!

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6605/6WeeksLocke.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6205/6WeeksKate.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2471/6WeeksSawyer.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/473/6WeeksJack.gif
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/4395/6WeeksClaire.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/7841/6WeeksSayid.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6022/6WeeksSun.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/258/WaltABCPolar.jpg
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/3258/6WeeksShannon.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/7647/6WeeksCharlie.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/442/6WeeksHurley.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/1193/6WeeksBoone.gif
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2397/6WeeksMichael.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/8593/6WeeksVincent.gif

Jack
11-10-2006, 02:45 PM
I made a bunch of funny avatars during season 1 when they went on 6 week hiatus. This is twice as long!

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6605/6WeeksLocke.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6205/6WeeksKate.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2471/6WeeksSawyer.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/473/6WeeksJack.gif
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/4395/6WeeksClaire.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/7841/6WeeksSayid.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6022/6WeeksSun.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/258/WaltABCPolar.jpg
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/3258/6WeeksShannon.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/7647/6WeeksCharlie.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/442/6WeeksHurley.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/1193/6WeeksBoone.gif
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2397/6WeeksMichael.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/8593/6WeeksVincent.gif

:lol

sarge
11-10-2006, 03:23 PM
I made a bunch of funny avatars during season 1 when they went on 6 week hiatus. This is twice as long!

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6605/6WeeksLocke.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6205/6WeeksKate.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2471/6WeeksSawyer.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/473/6WeeksJack.gif
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/4395/6WeeksClaire.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/7841/6WeeksSayid.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/6022/6WeeksSun.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/258/WaltABCPolar.jpg
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/3258/6WeeksShannon.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/7647/6WeeksCharlie.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/442/6WeeksHurley.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/1193/6WeeksBoone.gif
http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/2397/6WeeksMichael.gif http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/8593/6WeeksVincent.gif
:lol

alexbunke
11-12-2006, 08:42 PM
Good to see this!

TheNoise
11-13-2006, 07:55 AM
i made two dvds of the first 6 episodes (3 on each dvd) and they are sexxyyyyyy.

Rud
11-17-2006, 12:16 AM
there she is

BigEyedMullet
11-17-2006, 04:26 PM
JJ directing E7 really gets my hopes up for a fantastic episode :upyours

Wescoast
11-17-2006, 05:11 PM
ive never been more upset about a hiatus before... ever. the one during the first season was bad, this is crazy. and the show has been on a roll this season with great episodes too. UGH

BigEyedMullet
11-17-2006, 05:36 PM
There was no way they were going to keep everybody happy. The show doesn't work with repeats, it just confuses people and turns them off to the show. I don't like this approach either because it forced the writers to do the whole mini-season within a season. I would rather the writers had 24 episodes to develop a story arc rather than 6 and then 18. I guess everyone felt going the "24" route starting in January would have alienated people, but I don't think it would have. I'll be interested to see what they do next year.

alexbunke
11-17-2006, 06:00 PM
JJ directing E7 really gets my hopes up for a fantastic episode :upyoursDidn't even know that.:upyours

Derek
11-18-2006, 12:52 AM
Hello my pretties...hopefully this one will be better than what my Lost thread has become on ufck...all the complainers really just need to not watch the show anymore and stay out of there.

BigEyedMullet
11-18-2006, 01:31 AM
Hello my pretties...hopefully this one will be better than what my Lost thread has become on ufck...all the complainers really just need to not watch the show anymore and stay out of there.

:upyours I agree. Hey, some criticism is good if something bugs you or rubs you the wrong way, but if you hate it that much, just don't watch. I, for one, think this season has been great so far. Hope we can have some good discussion here.

alexbunke
11-18-2006, 01:33 AM
Hello my pretties...hopefully this one will be better than what my Lost thread has become on ufck...all the complainers really just need to not watch the show anymore and stay out of there.This will surpass anything you could imagine.

schaafer15
11-18-2006, 02:54 AM
Oh.....yes.

smokeyslost
11-18-2006, 10:58 AM
Hello my pretties...hopefully this one will be better than what my Lost thread has become on ufck...all the complainers really just need to not watch the show anymore and stay out of there.

:upyours I agree. Hey, some criticism is good if something bugs you or rubs you the wrong way, but if you hate it that much, just don't watch. I, for one, think this season has been great so far. Hope we can have some good discussion here.

This will surpass anything you could imagine.
I'm with you all. I'll probably post my thoughts over here.

Smittay
11-18-2006, 11:01 AM
ive got some good theories

:upyours

BigEyedMullet
11-27-2006, 04:34 AM
Just an FYI for those who may not have seen the latest EW, there is an article where Stephen King interviews J.J., Damon, and Carlton, pretty interesting read, though nothing Earth-shattering. There were some insets with some worthwhile information...


Regarding the conclusion of the show:

Damon: "We're preceeding as if they are going to allow us to do what we plan, which is a four- or five-season arc with potentially a movie to wrap it up. My guess is they'll realize that the endgame is in play when major characters start getting bumped off."

Regarding the network having authority to veto scripts:

Damon: "We wrote a script last year called 'Dave.' It plays out a version of the idea that all of this happening in Hurley's head. The original draft was a great cause of concern; ABC felt it was advancing an idea that offered an explanation for the entire show."

Regarding Juliet:

Damon: "Her agenda is more in line with the castaways' than we originally suspected, but that does not mean she is not sinister."

EW: FYI, the Feb. 7 episode is all about Juliet.

Regarding the hatch implosion:

Damon: "Definitely more to this story. You will get a better picture of what happened when Desmond turned the fail-safe key."

Regarding "Jacob":

Carlton: "The answer lies further downstream in the ongoing story."

EW: Lindelof reminds fans that character names in LOST are not assigned without reason. Yes, that is a clue.

sarge
11-27-2006, 11:06 AM
Just an FYI for those who may not have seen the latest EW, there is an article where Stephen King interviews J.J., Damon, and Carlton, pretty interesting read, though nothing Earth-shattering. There were some insets with some worthwhile information...


Regarding the conclusion of the show:

Damon: "We're preceeding as if they are going to allow us to do what we plan, which is a four- or five-season arc with potentially a movie to wrap it up. My guess is they'll realize that the endgame is in play when major characters start getting bumped off."

Regarding the network having authority to veto scripts:

Damon: "We wrote a script last year called 'Dave.' It plays out a version of the idea that all of this happening in Hurley's head. The original draft was a great cause of concern; ABC felt it was advancing an idea that offered an explanation for the entire show."

Regarding Juliet:

Damon: "Her agenda is more in line with the castaways' than we originally suspected, but that does not mean she is not sinister."

EW: FYI, the Feb. 7 episode is all about Juliet.

Regarding the hatch implosion:

Damon: "Definitely more to this story. You will get a better picture of what happened when Desmond turned the fail-safe key."

Regarding "Jacob":

Carlton: "The answer lies further downstream in the ongoing story."

EW: Lindelof reminds fans that character names in LOST are not assigned without reason. Yes, that is a clue.
thanks for the find

alexbunke
11-27-2006, 12:12 PM
Movie to wrap it up....hmm.

BigEyedMullet
12-07-2006, 11:11 AM
From EW:

Attention, Lost nation: In case you haven't heard, you're going to need to reprogram your TiVos. Lost is moving to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, putting it out of harm's way of American Idol (which squashed it like a bug last spring) and saving the show from the embarrassment of placing third in the time period it once dominated, behind AI and this season's weirdest success story, the inexplicably ratings-surging Criminal Minds...This was all to say: Lost is moving to 10 p.m. when it returns to ABC's Wednesday-night airwaves in February. I asked executive producer Damon Lindelof what he thinks of the move, and he shot me this e-mail:

''I personally am thrilled. Now I can watch American Idol without feeling guilty.

''Oh. Wait. I still feel guilty.''



Some other interesting stuff at EW.com too. I think this is a good move, personally.

dsera
12-07-2006, 11:16 AM
From EW:



Some other interesting stuff at EW.com too. I think this is a good move, personally.
It is a good move. You can't fight the AI ratings. I'm as confused as they are about Criminal Minds though. :wtf

sarge
12-07-2006, 11:38 AM
It is a good move. You can't fight the AI ratings. I'm as confused as they are about Criminal Minds though. :wtf
i like the move as well.....maybe we can see more gore and skin in that 10pm slot as well

dsera
12-07-2006, 11:39 AM
i like the move as well.....maybe we can see more gore and skin in that 10pm slot as well
That would be great! (unless it's Sawyer, I think we've seen enough there already)

BigEyedMullet
12-20-2006, 04:35 PM
Since I'm home from school and bored, gonna start a marathon over the next couple of weeks. Watch 48 episodes on DVD and then the first 6 of S3 on abc.com, all before LOST comes back in February :banana

sarge
02-02-2007, 10:48 PM
top

alexbunke
02-02-2007, 10:52 PM
From EW
I'm not going to screw around. It's good. Really good. Like season-one, stuff-gets-answered, can't-wait-for-the-next-episode good. To recap: Ben is bleeding out on the table. Jack is demanding the release of Kate and Sawyer. And the fan base is demanding some frickin' forward movement. Well, how about the full-on Juliette backstory? Information about how the Others ended up on the Island? Super-creepy Dharma experiment sequences? Yeah. You know you want it. And by the end, you'll be begging for more. Well, that, and praying that this isn't just another tease from a show that always seems to start strong out of the gate. A

sarge
02-03-2007, 12:05 AM
From EW
:upyours

alexbunke
02-03-2007, 12:55 AM
Yeah, not bad at all.

Smittay
02-03-2007, 12:57 AM
yeah i just read that too on ufck

heres what i posted back:

over the last two months since around xmas, my wife and i have watched every single episode again from Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD and a Season 3 iTunes "Season Pass" was given to us for xmas.

we've picked up on a lot of stuff we didnt catch before. like i never knew when jack "chose" to save sarah (his wife) in the operating room, that the car she collided with was shannon's father, who died.

anyways, we've come to the concensus that juliet is in control, not ben. sorry if im posting the obvious, i try to catch up on this thread as much as i can...

everytime someone asks something from the others, its totally directed at juliet, not ben. i did not pick up on this at first, but rewinding it, theyre not asking ben for permission, theyre asking juliet.

just thought that was interesting.

sarge
02-05-2007, 04:24 PM
yeah i just read that too on ufck

heres what i posted back:

over the last two months since around xmas, my wife and i have watched every single episode again from Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD and a Season 3 iTunes "Season Pass" was given to us for xmas.

we've picked up on a lot of stuff we didnt catch before. like i never knew when jack "chose" to save sarah (his wife) in the operating room, that the car she collided with was shannon's father, who died.

anyways, we've come to the concensus that juliet is in control, not ben. sorry if im posting the obvious, i try to catch up on this thread as much as i can...

everytime someone asks something from the others, its totally directed at juliet, not ben. i did not pick up on this at first, but rewinding it, theyre not asking ben for permission, theyre asking juliet.

just thought that was interesting.
good observations Smit about Juliet

Smittay
02-05-2007, 06:22 PM
cool. this was a hell of a good article too:

http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,1566980,00.html

The Name Game
''Lost'': Who is Jacob? Jeff Jensen offers a couple new theories, and gets Damon Lindelof's reaction to the show's new Wednesday-at-10 slot

All About Lost
By Jeff Jensen
Attention, Lost nation: In case you haven't heard, you're going to need to reprogram your TiVos. Lost is moving to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays, putting it out of harm's way of American Idol (which squashed it like a bug last spring) and saving the show from the embarrassment of placing third in the time period it once dominated, behind AI and this season's weirdest success story, the inexplicably ratings-surging Criminal Minds. Millions and millions of people are allegedly watching this thoroughly undemanding Mandy Patankin crime drama, even though I don't know a single one of them. Or maybe I do, and they know that they should keep their hideous shame to themselves, and rightfully so.

Here's my long-promised two cents about Lost's season 3 ratings decline: Personally, I don't buy the theory that the blasphemous growth of Criminal Minds is a kind of referendum on Lost. For starters, the audiences for those shows seem totally different. But if there are the kind of people who would choose to abandon a show like Lost in favor of some assembly-line widget of murdersploitation coporatetainment like Criminal Minds, my hunch is that they were never really serious Lost fans, anyway. Clearly, it wasn't bland enough. Or maybe the only reason they ever started watching Lost was that scruffy Sawyer sure was darn cute... at least, until those mean old Others started messing up his pretty mug.

So if Lost's lost viewers haven't been sucked into the mindhole that is Criminal Minds... where have they gone?

Here's my theory: I don't think they're watching anything at all. Not really. I don't doubt there are some former Lost fans who've become Lost haters who believe the show has ''lost it,'' who seriously doubt the producers know what they're doing. But what I do hear from those who've given up watching Lost on a weekly basis and I know more than a few is that Lost has let its urgency slip away, most likely as a result of what TV writers call ''The Stall.'' The Stall is what happens to ongoing TV shows that are trying to tell a story that has an ending when the storytellers don't know when or if they'll be allowed to actually ever end it. Lost has definitely moved into Stall mode, atomizing storylines into tiny bits and strewing them across manymanymany episodes (like Jack/Kate/Sawyer's stay in Othersville) in order to fill the time. Kinda like a football team that's jumped out to a big lead, then adopts a prevent defense that allows an opponent to gain yards and maybe put up a few points, just to burn off the clock, which can be risky, because you also allow your opponent to gain momentum or wrest control of the game. Or something like that.

Tortured sports analogies aside, for people irritated by The Stall, Lost has surrendered its must-see status. For them, the watercooler conversation has lost its boil. At the same time, what I've noticed is that these people are still invested in the unfolding story of Lost. Yet they also know that there are other options available to them that would allow them to experience the show without having to put up with its glacial pacing and its ''answer a question with new questions'' tactics. They can bank a bunch of episodes on TiVo, then watch 'em all at once, to get the kind of full-meal deal they wish every episode could deliver. Or they can just wait until the entire season comes out on DVD and binge. In fact, I know of two people who just recently became fans of the show via the DVDs. They loved what they saw and decided to become weekly watchers when the show began its third season. By the third episode, they were burned out. One of them popped into my office and said, ''How can you stand to watch the show this way? It's so... slow.'' He decided he was going to jump off the riverboat and catch up with it downstream, when it docks at his local Best Buy. (Again with the tortured analogies!)

There are other options, as well. Scary options, if you're ABC and you need the eyeballs and revenue. For example, lapsed viewers don't have to watch the show again, in any of the forms available to them they can instead just visit EW.com every week and read our summaries.

Anyway. This was all to say: Lost is moving to 10 p.m. when it returns to ABC's Wednesday-night airwaves in February. I asked executive producer Damon Lindelof what he thinks of the move, and he shot me this e-mail:

''I personally am thrilled. Now I can watch American Idol without feeling guilty.

''Oh. Wait. I still feel guilty.''

*

Names.

Lost. We have been told by the producers that names are not invented and assigned willy-nilly in their elaborately conceived crypto-mystery. The challenge for the armchair Lostologist has been to figure out which names are indeed encoded with hidden meanings (Hurley? Kate? Jack Shepherd? James Ford/Sawyer?), and what those hidden meanings may be. Of course, whole term papers have been written about the significance of John Locke's connection to philosopher John Locke. Ditto Danielle Rousseau's (a.k.a. ''The French Lady'') to poet/egghead Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and even Desmond Hume's to Scottish big brain David Hume. More than likely, these links are valid, although it wouldn't surprise me if, in the end, it's revealed that Desmond's last name is actually a nod to, say, renowned Seattle-area gardening specialist Ed Hume. With Lost, you never know.
In the last episode of Lost's fall miniseason, a new name was conspicuously dropped into the mix, one that has fired bunches of new theories, judging from a recent troll of Lost fan sites. The name is Jacob, referenced by the Other named Pickett the one whose significant, er, Other was shot by Sun and died on the operating table inside the Hydra Station just as he was en route to popping a cap in Sawyer's shaggy head. Responding to a fellow Other protesting Pickett's decision to leave Ben alone with Jack, Pickett said:

''Ben just put his life in the hands of one of THEM.'' And then, continuing the thought obliquely: ''Shepherd wasn't even on Jacob's list.''

Now close/obsessive Lost watchers will recall that the Others are fond of lists, much like Santa Claus. For example, we know that Claire-fixated Ethan had been assigned to infiltrate the beach encampment of Oceanic 815 survivors to compile a list of some sort. These lists of people may have something to do with the Others' distinction between ''good'' and ''bad'' people. (''He's making a list/ Checking it twice/ Gonna find out who's naughty or nice...'') The lists, then, may represent some kind of spiritual assessment of the castaways or who's in line to score the best toys come Christmas. DOC JENSEN INSTA-COMMENTARY: Apparently, Lists are the hot new thing in cult-pop TV shows. Anyone out there catch the new catchphrase NBC's Heroes is using to promote the second half of its rookie season ''Are you on the list?'', a reference, it seems, to the hit list of muties that superpowered serial killer Sylar aims to murder? Boy, either Heroes and Lost really are connected, per my previous speculations, or Heroes really wants to be Lost...

But back to mystery man Jacob. Popular speculation among Losties is that Jacob could be Ethan's replacement, sent to execute his neglected list-compiling. In other words, there could be another Other on the beach, an Other who might be known to us, but by a different name. Maybe... hunky but disgruntled castaway Paulo? DOC JENSEN INSTA-THEORY: Remember when Paulo and Nikki went with Locke, Desmond, and Mr. Eko to the Pearl Station? Remember that seemingly silly comedy beat inside the Pearl Station, in which Paulo emerged from the bathroom, right before the castaways saw that one-eyed guy on the TV monitor? And remember how Patchy seemed to anticipate this surveillance, reaching up to tear down the camera inside his Hatch just as it panned toward him? Could it be that Paulo/Jacob snuck into the lavatory to send an urgent message to fellow Other Patchy, to tip him off that he was about to be spied upon by the castaways?

But regardless of who Jacob might be, there is the mystery of his name itself. Why ''Jacob''? Why not Bill? Or Peter? Or Jeff? Now there's a perfectly good name...

Whenever I have to research names on Lost, I refer to our good friends over at wikipedia.org. When I typed in ''Jacob,'' I got a plethora of results, including ''Jacob's Ladder,'' in many different permutations, like the trippy 1990 Adrian Lyne film starring Tim Robbins, famous for its twist ending; as well as the Huey Lewis and the News tune, and I must say, ever since doing this search three weeks ago, I haven't been able to get the damn song out of my head. (''Step by step/ Rung by rung/ Higher and higher!'')

Considering the popular contention that the island in Lost is Purgatory (or, among a smaller group of theorists, Hell), ''Jacob's Ladder'' is certainly a provocative allusion; the term refers to the biblical story in which Jacob son of Isaac, the son of Promised Land-promised Abraham was given a vision of a ladder leading to Heaven, with angels ascending and descending. An interesting concept to apply to Lost, which chronicles the up-and-down struggles of a group of people yearning for salvation, literally and figuratively.

In fact, it's very possible that biblical Jacob could be a key that unlocks the entire mystery of the Others, as well as the island. But to do so, you have to abandon the idea that Jacob looks like a sexy surfer from Brazil and think more grandfatherly.

To wit: I wonder if Jacob is the paterfamilias of the Others.

See, Jacob had many more claims to biblical fame than just seeing visions of ladders. This was the dude who robbed his brother Esau out of his birthright, the dude who wrestled with an angel (and won!), and most intriguingly, the dude who sired the 12 boys who would form the 12 tribes of Israel.

According to the Bible, most of Jacob's sons weren't exactly the nicest kids. After all, they got so jealous of their brother Joseph (think: Desmond), they threw him into a pit (think: The Hatch), told Dad he had been killed, and sold him into slavery. (Theory: Mr. Widmore, hatching schemes and telling lies to keep Des and Pen apart.) By the way, Joseph turned out just fine, as he became tight with the ruler of Egypt thanks to his... supernatural ability to interpret the future from weird dreams. (Again, I say: DESMOND!) By the way, that oversized tie dye T-shirt that Hurley gave Desmond in the third episode? ''Technicolor Dream Coat,'' don't you think? (Another Joseph reference for ya, in case you didn't go to Sunday school like I did.)

But besides Joseph, there was another Son of Jacob who was a pretty good egg. In fact, he was Joseph's favorite brother. His name?

BENJAMIN.

Now, if you know a little bit about the history of Israel and by the way, I know, like, less than a little bit you know that at some point, the Tribe of Benjamin and the Tribe of Judah split from the rest of the tribes. They formed their own country in the southern part of the Promised Land. Eventually, the other 10 tribes were conquered and kinda disappeared from history, and have become the subject of historical conjecture and conspiracy theory. If Lost is somehow mirroring Old Testament history, could this portend a revelation that the Others used to be one big happily family that fell apart, fragmented, and scattered across the island or even migrated away from it?

The Israelites were God's chosen people. They were set apart by God to be a holy people, who by the witness of their blessings and ways would proclaim the power and authority of the God they worshipped and inspire the rest of the world to worship Him as they did. Their country was supposed to be a light unto nations, a beacon on the hill. Application to Lost: Do the Others consider themselves chosen people, set apart by God? Is their purpose to live in isolation from the world or redeem it? If so, how? How exactly do you do something like that from a hidden, remote island? Could this be an iteration of the Reality TV Theory of Lost i.e., the drama unfolding on the island is being broadcast throughout the world via the collective subconscious of humanity? Or do the Others operate according to a ''Think Global/Act Local'' strategy i.e., change the world by impacting the people who you come into contact with?

But you know, now that I think about it, it's possible that my hypothetical Jacob, the paterfamilias of the Others, could have infiltrated the beach encampment. He's someone who left the island, but recently came back. Someone we know, and by a different name. No, not Paulo although curiously enough, he too is famous for going AWOL in a bathroom during a crucial point in Lost history. An airplane bathroom.

Could Jacob be... Bernard?

Huff
02-07-2007, 09:44 AM
yeah i just read that too on ufck

heres what i posted back:

over the last two months since around xmas, my wife and i have watched every single episode again from Seasons 1 & 2 on DVD and a Season 3 iTunes "Season Pass" was given to us for xmas.

we've picked up on a lot of stuff we didnt catch before. like i never knew when jack "chose" to save sarah (his wife) in the operating room, that the car she collided with was shannon's father, who died.

anyways, we've come to the concensus that juliet is in control, not ben. sorry if im posting the obvious, i try to catch up on this thread as much as i can...

everytime someone asks something from the others, its totally directed at juliet, not ben. i did not pick up on this at first, but rewinding it, theyre not asking ben for permission, theyre asking juliet.

just thought that was interesting.

My theory takes that and runs a little bit further (I also posted this on ufck a WHILE back). I think that Ben is almost like a regulator for the Others. I think that he and Juliet share the command so to speak and he actually keeps them reigned in (ie, making deals "they have to keep" with the survivors, etc.) and Juliet wants him dead and out of the picture so that she can have full control and do whatever she/the rest of the Others want with the survivors. I think that, if you kill Ben on the surgery table, you kill the thing that's been preventing all out killing of the survivors to this point.

The possibilities for the rest of this season are amazing. I can't wait for tonight!

Edit: Evidence for this thought: Ben grants deals to both Michael/Walt and Jack. He shows some form of restraint when he can. The OTHERS when out of his sight? Well, you have several instances of murder. You also have Juliet holding a gun to Kate's head...followed by Sawyer telling Kate that Juliet would pull the trigger in an instant b/c she's cold. Makes you think that Juliet is just an evil bitch when you get down to it.

sarge
02-07-2007, 11:33 AM
Looking forward to tonight!

Jack
02-07-2007, 11:49 AM
Looking forward to tonight!

I edited your title, it was pissing me off every time I opened nDMBc. :rawk

I'm so glad Lost is back, but unfortunately I can't watch it until tomorrow. I hate not being aboe to check the boards the next morning. It makes catching up on what everyone is talking about/ saw/didn't see almost impossible.

sarge
02-07-2007, 12:03 PM
I edited your title, it was pissing me off every time I opened nDMBc. :rawk

I'm so glad Lost is back, but unfortunately I can't watch it until tomorrow. I hate not being aboe to check the boards the next morning. It makes catching up on what everyone is talking about/ saw/didn't see almost impossible.
I could give a shit. What did it say. I don't even remember.

Jack
02-07-2007, 12:23 PM
I could give a shit. What did it say. I don't even remember.

"Official LOST: Season 3 (it's back next week 2/7)"

So,

the name of this week's ep is

"It's Not Portland." does anyone know if that is Maine or Oregon, or just some other Portland?

Huff
02-07-2007, 02:20 PM
Does anyone know who tonight's ep centers around?

Wescoast
02-07-2007, 02:36 PM
Looking forward to tonight!

:upyours :upyours

dmbsatx
02-07-2007, 02:47 PM
Does anyone know who tonight's ep centers around?

Isn't tonight the start of Juliet's back story?

sarge
02-07-2007, 05:13 PM
I just watched the last episode on abc.com :zaphod. I am ready.

alexbunke
02-07-2007, 11:05 PM
God that was awesome.

Huff
02-07-2007, 11:26 PM
Solid ep tonight.

Interesting that Rouseau's story seems to be either a) fabricated or b) a figment of her imagination b/c of "the sickness."

That's assuming that "Alex" is indeed her kid.

Ben and Rouseau. Interesting match.

rjon1
02-07-2007, 11:42 PM
Solid ep tonight.

Interesting that Rouseau's story seems to be either a) fabricated or b) a figment of her imagination b/c of "the sickness."

That's assuming that "Alex" is indeed her kid.

Ben and Rouseau. Interesting match.

I just assumed she called Ben dad and he wasn't really her biological father... maybe i'm wrong but i just assumed that...

alexbunke
02-07-2007, 11:53 PM
Solid ep tonight.

Interesting that Rouseau's story seems to be either a) fabricated or b) a figment of her imagination b/c of "the sickness."

That's assuming that "Alex" is indeed her kid.

Ben and Rouseau. Interesting match.Yeah, I definitely want to know more.

sarge
02-09-2007, 11:37 AM
Solid ep tonight.

Interesting that Rouseau's story seems to be either a) fabricated or b) a figment of her imagination b/c of "the sickness."

That's assuming that "Alex" is indeed her kid.

Ben and Rouseau. Interesting match.
remind me of Rousseau's story.

sarge
02-09-2007, 11:38 AM
I just assumed she called Ben dad and he wasn't really her biological father... maybe i'm wrong but i just assumed that...
I kind of thought the same thing

blrobl
01-15-2013, 04:21 PM
saw this on another board - havent checked it out yet but pretty fucking cool!

This is cool as shit. This dude took the entire series of Lost and edited the show to be in chronological order from the start to the finish. Every scene in the whole show. I've made it through the first season so far. They aren't even on the island yet. It was like a whole fucking season of flashbacks. The airport scenes all put together is fucking AWESOME.

Torrent link at the top of the page. It's 64gb, so watch your hard drive space.

http://www.chronologicallylost.com/

sean52692
01-15-2013, 04:25 PM
is that really worth it, though?

FiddySpence
01-15-2013, 04:35 PM
Yeah that sounds awful. Fuck this show

JustinC
01-15-2013, 05:02 PM
I'm kind of happy I didn't watch one episode of Lost. Well I did watch the series finale just to see if Andy Samberg was right when Matthew Fox hosted SNL and they did a skit where people try to guess and Samberg's character in the skit says "You all died in a plane crash, but now you're stuck in purgatory." Plus I was just really killing time for the new episode of Breaking Bad.

sean52692
01-15-2013, 05:03 PM
thanks for that justin.

K270
01-15-2013, 07:07 PM
Wish I didn't have to download.