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Direction?
« on: February 23, 2010, 11:54:30 PM »
Hey everyone. I'm not 100% sure about this but I'm going to try and make a case...

The numbers have a certain signifigance to everyone because of the lighthouse. I was Jacob's way of keeping an eye on eveyone who is a candidate. I beleive that these are COMPASS bearings. Think about it... do we see any names aligned with a number over 359 in caves? A compass only has 360 degrees... and "360" would be zero. The turntable in the lighthouse looked very much like a compass in the picture that Chukie provided to show us that Kate was #51.

Any thoughts or ideas on this? It also makes me think of the compass transition between Richard and Locke...

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« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2010, 11:55:56 PM »
Hey everyone. I'm not 100% sure about this but I'm going to try and make a case...

The numbers have a certain signifigance to everyone because of the lighthouse. I was Jacob's way of keeping an eye on eveyone who is a candidate. I beleive that these are COMPASS bearings. Think about it... do we see any names aligned with a number over 359 in caves? A compass only has 360 degrees... and "360" would be zero. The turntable in the lighthouse looked very much like a compass in the picture that Chukie provided to show us that Kate was #51.

Any thoughts or ideas on this? It also makes me think of the compass transition between Richard and Locke...
Great thought.  Explains the non-consecutive date order of the Candidates numbers.

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« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2010, 11:57:54 PM »
It also looked filled up. So it appears that these are the last candidates possible. Jacob last chance to find a replacement.

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« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2010, 12:03:59 AM »
It think this is exactly what it is.

I also just noticed Dawson = 124.  So Micheal appears here as well.  This is reaching way back in the memory banks, but at the end of season 2 when Ben released Michael and Walt, didn't he say they needed to leave on a bearing of 124?

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« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2010, 12:07:04 AM »
Okay, I think the bigger question is who was at 108?? I know I didn't see it on my screen, did anyone see it?? Please tell me I just missed.

It think this is exactly what it is.

I also just noticed Dawson = 124.  So Micheal appears here as well.  This is reaching way back in the memory banks, but at the end of season 2 when Ben released Michael and Walt, didn't he say they needed to leave on a bearing of 124?

I believe it was either 305 or 325. Can't really remember.

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« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2010, 12:08:40 AM »
325. 

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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2010, 12:09:16 AM »
And Rousseau is 20

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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2010, 12:09:48 AM »
Okay, I think the bigger question is who was at 108?? I know I didn't see it on my screen, did anyone see it?? Please tell me I just missed.

I believe it was either 305 or 325. Can't really remember.
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This really doesnt seem to be THAT big of a question... Its "wallace" already crossed out

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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2010, 12:12:38 AM »
maybe ben tells michael the wrong coordinate which explains why he cannot die and the island wanting him back. maybe every time desmond leaves it is also by the wrong coordinate, thus the island not being done with him either.

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« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2010, 12:16:46 AM »
It think this is exactly what it is.

I also just noticed Dawson = 124.  So Micheal appears here as well.  This is reaching way back in the memory banks, but at the end of season 2 when Ben released Michael and Walt, didn't he say they needed to leave on a bearing of 124?

I believe it was either 305 or 325. Can't really remember.
Excellent question, and answer, I guess. When I first read the home post, this was my exact question. Thanks Bob and Lost in NH.

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« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2010, 09:46:13 AM »
So did anyone happen to catch what name was at 325? Did they show us?

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« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2010, 10:18:18 AM »
Okay, I think the bigger question is who was at 108?? I know I didn't see it on my screen, did anyone see it?? Please tell me I just missed.

I believe it was either 305 or 325. Can't really remember.

This really doesnt seem to be THAT big of a question... Its "wallace" already crossed out
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Which is exactly why I said...

"I know I didn't see it on my screen, did anyone see it?? Please tell me I just missed [it]."

No need to get all uppity. I just saw it was Wallace on the front page.

I'm thinking that it wasn't so much the name that Jacob wanted Jack to see, but rather the magic-ness of the mirror. Drives me crazy when they shoot a scene like this.

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« Reply #12 on: February 24, 2010, 12:22:00 PM »
The bearing of 30'5" is not the same of 305. It should be the name right before Locke's, I guess.

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« Reply #13 on: February 24, 2010, 12:30:07 PM »
Yeah, obviously the numbers are degrees, 360 total, but they don't add up.  Most of the losties from the U.S. are in the low numbers and Claire from Australia was all the way up at 313, but Rousseau was 20 which would be right in the middle of the U.S. people instead of France.  It may be a compass of sorts pointing to the candidates and opening a window of some kind into their part of the world, but I don't think it will be a literal compass, where Jack's 23 in L.A. lines up with the other names at there actual headings.

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« Reply #14 on: February 24, 2010, 03:28:55 PM »
But the turntable in the lightouse IS in fact a compass... I dont know the significance... but check it out:

http://getlostpodcast.iimmgg.com/image/d0cf8ce258b0461fbe86d1c77087062c