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Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« on: May 26, 2006, 04:12:59 PM »
Two of Desmond's letters show up in the "snow globe" at the end.  Check especially the shot of the computer with all the IP information on it.  One of the envelopes is on prominent display next to the terminal.

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2006, 04:35:48 PM »
If true, this would be good for an "investigation"...

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2006, 04:41:05 PM »
If true, this would be good for an "investigation"...
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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2006, 04:58:56 PM »
Good catch if this is real...

Sledge's cap unfortunately had the lost.cubit stamp in just the wrong place:
http://lost.cubit.net/pics/2x23/terminal.jpg

...you can see some letters there...

I unfortunately don't have capping software.  I tried to find it off lost-media, but it's missing that one.  I'll ask my friend if he can grab a cap tonight.

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2006, 05:23:51 PM »
if this is true, then she is definitely after dez and not her father

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2006, 06:16:27 PM »
It really looks like Desmonds return address is on the letters!

Here are some pretty good HR screenshots (not as sharp as the cubit one but still)



and this one too (from a different shot):



and there is this one too of course (but as mentioned it mostly obstructed).

http://lost.cubit.net/pics/2x23/terminal.jpg

You can compare Desmond's name and address with this one:

http://lost.cubit.net/pics/2x23/letters.jpg

Here are some closeups. You can clearly see the first letter is a "D". And if you look at the size and number of the words on each line it perfectly fits. No doubt in my mind this is Desmond's (jail?) address.




But there is something very odd. Penny's address is not on it! In fact there is no address on it (to send to) at all! But they are stamped...

That's a little confusing. Maybe a little goof?


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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2006, 06:28:57 PM »
Thanks for the better screen caps, arnezami!  I stand vindicated!  ;D

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2006, 06:41:18 PM »
Thank you arn, for sharing those... great first post!

What an interesting find.  I agree it has confusing implications (continuity issue again? argh).  I don't k now why they would need Desmond's love letters for any purpose.

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2006, 07:03:09 AM »
Here is an even better screen capture.

http://gtf.org/dan/lost/igloo-computer-data.jpg

No doubt the letters have Desmonds return address on it.

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2006, 10:56:25 AM »

Sorry if someone already said this, but did you notice that these letters are not addressed to anyone?  Hmmm. 

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2006, 12:39:51 PM »
Did anyone else notice that the message on the Terminal in the Snow Globe was sent from a private IP address allocation of 10.28.224.18 and sent to another private IP address allocation of 10.49.31.1 Meaning that they might be connected to the Dharma network ?

Whats your thoughts on this guys/girls ?

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2006, 01:28:19 PM »
Did anyone else notice that the message on the Terminal in the Snow Globe was sent from a private IP address allocation of 10.28.224.18 and sent to another private IP address allocation of 10.49.31.1 Meaning that they might be connected to the Dharma network ?

Whats your thoughts on this guys/girls ?


I think more secure VPN, not Dharma...

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2006, 06:27:03 AM »
I didn't think Penelope got Desmond's letters, since she asked him why he didn't write to her while in jail, and he never told her he did but her father intercepted them. Are they old letters from Desmond that he wrote before he went to prison? And why DO they not have an address on them? Did he just hand deliver them to her instead way back whenever?

Slightly off-topic: notice how both Micheal and Desmond had their letters intercepted (and not destroyed, and given back to them)..Michael's to Walt, and Desmond's to Penelope. Holds significance or just lazy plot devices by the show's writers? lol

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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2006, 07:18:09 AM »
I thought it might help to get a screencap of the ones that he took out of the box whilst in the car for comparison purposes. Also, I was interested to see what Penny's address was but it looks quite normal to me. Also, when he opened up the book, I'm sure more than one letter fell out but he only picked the one up that he then read. Anybody else notice that?





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Re: Desmond's letters in the "snow globe"
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2006, 12:14:58 PM »
I didn't think Penelope got Desmond's letters, since she asked him why he didn't write to her while in jail, and he never told her he did but her father intercepted them. Are they old letters from Desmond that he wrote before he went to prison? And why DO they not have an address on them? Did he just hand deliver them to her instead way back whenever?

Slightly off-topic: notice how both Micheal and Desmond had their letters intercepted (and not destroyed, and given back to them)..Michael's to Walt, and Desmond's to Penelope. Holds significance or just lazy plot devices by the show's writers? lol

My guess is either she found them, or her father gave them back after he was convinced Desmond was either dead (or never coming back).  The missing address still has me stumped.