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What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« on: March 29, 2007, 12:16:37 PM »
On the beach, Nikki stared for some considerable time out into space over the wing of the aircraft.  What was she looking at?  Then, when she approaches Paulo, he is staring off into space, I think in the same direction.  She has trouble getting his attention.

My personal opinion...he remembers falling out of the plane and dying, and is wondering how he is still alive.  And, I thought I heard a noise right before Nikki started staring off into space, sort of a SCHHHIINNNNGGGG!!!! sound, metallic, like a sword being pulled out of a scabbard.

Anybody else notice this?

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2007, 12:19:01 PM »
Yeah, I wondered what he was staring at as well. Also, what did he say while staring out over the ocean when Nikki was trying to get his attention right after the crash? He said something, but I couldn't make it out. Seemed slightly important.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2007, 12:22:20 PM »
What do you mean "he remembers falling out of the plane and dying"?
I guess we'll just have to adjust

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2007, 12:31:10 PM »
My theory is that nobody survived the plane crash.  Mid-air breakups are the worst...usually nobody survives.

So, I think that everyone died, but the Island was able to bring some of them back to life...those that weren't too traumatically injured.

I mean, Jack was in the jungle.  You crash out of the sky at 300 miles an hour or so and just land safely between some trees?  Wouldn't the impact alone kill you?

It's just my theory, but I think it's a good one, and I think some people were confused when they woke up.  See, Locke had physical evidence that something screwy went on during the crash....his legs were working...and he's not looking a gift horse in the mouth.  Look at Dr. Artz's reaction, though.  "Am I alive?  Did I make it?  Am I okay?"  He should have been dead, and he knows it, but yet he's not, and his brain can't process it.

What I think is that Paulo had a little bit different experience.  The rest of them just hit the ground...I think Paulo might have been ejected from the plane at some height and was SURE that he would die, and it boggles his mind that he is uninjured, and his mind is trying to work it out.  That's why Nikki can't get his attention.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2007, 12:47:52 PM »
its not a bad theory.  Especially in light of what we know about the island healing Locke's legs and Rose's cancer.  I have to admit, when I first started reading your theory though, I thought you were headed toward the "Purgatory" theory and I was about the scream!!  lol.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2007, 12:51:26 PM »
its not a bad theory.  Especially in light of what we know about the island healing Locke's legs and Rose's cancer.  I have to admit, when I first started reading your theory though, I thought you were headed toward the "Purgatory" theory and I was about the scream!!  lol.

Yeah, I know it sounds a lot like that ;)  No, I think they are all definitely alive and actually on the Island. 

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2007, 01:19:10 PM »
It's funny - I hate the theory of the island bringing the dead back to life, but you do make a good point!
I'm not falling for it  ::)   but good thinking!!

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2007, 07:04:37 PM »
I've read your theories on this in another thread, & have to admit that it seems to be growing on me.   :)

It's purgatory, but it's not.  lol

I'm just still not sure how the Others, Kelvin, Juliet, etc. fit in.  Are you saying that ALL inhabitants of the island died, or just the Losties?

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2007, 07:38:22 PM »
I considered that theory too.  It would be natural after surviving something like that to say I'm alive? I thought I died.  But it would be cool to find out they all had died.  One theory I remember liking back in season 1, was that Charlie really did die  when he was hung and that he's basically undead now and doesn't realize it.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2007, 07:56:10 PM »
I considered that theory too.  It would be natural after surviving something like that to say I'm alive? I thought I died.  But it would be cool to find out they all had died.  One theory I remember liking back in season 1, was that Charlie really did die  when he was hung and that he's basically undead now and doesn't realize it.

I like the Ideal of a zombie Charlie. That would make for some kick butt Drive shaft concerts. when and if he ever gets off the island.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2007, 08:57:37 PM »
Casino, your theory is growing on me as well.  And just because there are others already on the Island doesn't mean you can't get there without dying.  It's a real Island with super healing powers.

Since we are walking down memory lane on theories.  I liked the theory that the others got to them (Jack in particular) ran test and injected him and then left him in the jungle right by the crash site so he would assume that's where he landed.

Paulo was probably in shock!  Come on, you just fall out of the sky and you are still in one piece?  I would totally be in shock.  But it would be cool if he knew he died and was resurrected.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2007, 10:13:15 PM »
The island isn't perfectly round, so I thought he was noticing the smoke coming from other parts of the wreckage, like maybe the tailees section of the plane.  It was across the island, but only a little peninsula-type section (at least from what I have seen in viewer maps).  I just figured he was looking at that.  At first, though, I thought he was looking out at the sky, not believing that he was alive after a fall from way up there.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2007, 10:16:23 PM »
The problem that I have is, why did some people die then?  Just playing devils advocate.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2007, 10:18:01 PM »
We see in that pond where Sawyer and Kate went for a swim, that some drowned.  I don't think the island prohibits death, I just think there are some things the magnetism can heal.

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Re: What Were Nikki and Paulo Looking At?
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2007, 10:24:58 PM »
Get back to the original question !!  What were they looking at over the plane wing ?  Does anyone have TiVO?  LOL