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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #15 on: October 26, 2006, 03:23:10 PM »
If you look at alot of their equipment, some of it looks like it hasn't been repaired in a while.

Ben was on the island when he got captured by Rousseau.
He was on the island when Michael let him go.
I'm thinking the healing island isn't all that healing.


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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2006, 03:41:04 PM »
why didnt the Defibrillator work?

Should they call Sayid to fix it?!!! :)

They have a x-ray machine working fine, it's kind a strange that defibrillator doesn't!!!


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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2006, 05:46:30 PM »
I bet Ethan was a fertility doctor too.
Interesting observation...I agree

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #18 on: October 26, 2006, 05:48:43 PM »
I bet Ethan was a fertility doctor too.
Interesting observation...I agree

Wasn't Ethan fixing the pipe on Juliet's house?

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #19 on: October 26, 2006, 06:56:57 PM »
I bet Ethan was a fertility doctor too.
Interesting observation...I agree

Wasn't Ethan fixing the pipe on Juliet's house?
Yes, but you also have Juliet that is a confirmed fertility Dr. making Jack's soup.  In a small community group like this, you get the idea that they all have to wear many hats.

I got the impression from 2x15 that Ethan was some type of health professional.  OB/GYN, nurse, something.

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #20 on: October 26, 2006, 07:14:16 PM »
I bet Ethan was a fertility doctor too.
Interesting observation...I agree
Ethan was trying to fix Juliette's plumbing when Oceanic 815 crashed.  Ethan was working on Claire when she was taken to the medical facility.  It's possibe that Juliette and Ethan are both Fertility Docs. 

Yeah, one I made, thanks.  :) 
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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #21 on: October 26, 2006, 07:21:46 PM »
why didnt the Defibrillator work?

Should they call Sayid to fix it?!!! :)

They have a x-ray machine working fine, it's kind a strange that defibrillator doesn't!!!
Nothing strange about it at all.  If they don't have the proper personnel to work on the device, they can't get it fixed.

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #22 on: October 26, 2006, 07:23:19 PM »
sorry. ;D  It's impossible to keep up with all the threads on Thursday morning.  Good observation, JOHNNY.  :)

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #23 on: October 27, 2006, 01:44:46 AM »
Here's my theory:

It's Ben's x-ray.
He's showing no symptoms because he's on the island (healing power, etc.). (He's looking and acting mighty healthy right now -- climbing huge hills, punching Sawyer, etc.)

He's been on the island his whole life.
He wants off the island for good.

But he knows if he leaves, he'll lose the healing power of the island too and the tumor will become unmanageable -- he'll show symptoms.

Solution? Bargain with Jack: Fix my tumor and I'll take you back to civilization with me.

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I don't think any previous dialogue or plot points would cancel out this theory ... I hope. :)

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #24 on: October 27, 2006, 05:50:57 AM »
It doesn't cling. Till now there's no reason to believe that Linus lied when he told that lived his entire life there. IF it's true, why does him want to leave the place? The food drop on swam and the profiles of losties appear to show that Vanlenzetti equation isn't closed. If they still haven't success, why leave?

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #25 on: October 27, 2006, 07:51:08 AM »
Could a massive magnetic anomaly damage a defib?

(But then again, what damages a defib would surely damage a TV, VCR etc.)

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #26 on: October 27, 2006, 11:51:32 AM »
Could it be that we will find in future episodes that the crash cart does INDEED WORK and that Juliette just said that because she wanted Colleen to die.  There was some tension between her, Ben and Juliette in the first few episodes.  In fact I remember thinking that there was a love triange there until the Pickett and Colleen being husband and wife thing surfaced.  Maybe Juliette is a cold and calculating as Sawyer mentioned.

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #27 on: October 27, 2006, 05:27:42 PM »
To answer the thread question, I think the defib was outside the Hydra med hatch - maybe at a Red Cross CPR class ;) - and exposed the the EM blast from the Swan and destroyed (as was the comunications equipment).

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #28 on: October 27, 2006, 06:27:59 PM »
To answer the thread question, I think the defib was outside the Hydra med hatch - maybe at a Red Cross CPR class ;) - and exposed the the EM blast from the Swan and destroyed (as was the comunications equipment).
I really got the sense that it had been broken for some time, & no one felt like there was an urgent need to repair it.  How many of us have smoke detectors in our houses with dead batteries?  Or no health insurance.  Many people just don't think they need it till they NEED it, & then it's too late.

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Re: why didnt the Defibrillator work?
« Reply #29 on: October 27, 2006, 10:38:54 PM »
I thought Julliette also said that it has not been fixed or replaced yet, like she had put a request if for that. The hatches and equipment are not kept up to date or maintained. I think that is because they were abandoned by dharma