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Offline Fishsta

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Communications...
« on: May 20, 2007, 05:34:59 PM »
I just realised something... if the Looking Glass station is blocking communications... how are they getting

(a) their files on the survivors?
(b) their news feeds?
(c) communicating with people with cameras watching Juliet's sister?

Unless there's some transceiver outside of the communication "dead zone" that is directly connected to the Others, then I don't quite get it.

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2007, 06:36:52 PM »
They weren't blocking the signal before, that's how the losties heard daniele's transmition, and Sayid and Hurley picked up radio, and Mikail got the photage on Juliet's sister, and the files on the losties...

I believe they are only jamming the signal since the Flame blew up...

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2007, 06:42:48 PM »
I luv ya, but I don't agree with that one pauinha. That cable has been there since season 1 and it's been working at jamming things a LONG time now. Maybe Ben has a way to stop the jamming for when he needs something.

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2007, 06:45:52 PM »
Julliet mentions jamming all signals except there signal

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2007, 06:49:00 PM »
I luv ya, but I don't agree with that one pauinha. That cable has been there since season 1 and it's been working at jamming things a LONG time now. Maybe Ben has a way to stop the jamming for when he needs something.

Oh! U lov me  ;D

But it's ok that u don't agree, i don't agree with u either lol  ;)

how would they have listened to Danielles distress call if it was jammed???  ???

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2007, 07:21:57 PM »
If one end goes to the ocean and into the looking glass, where does the other end go?
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Re: Communications...
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2007, 07:26:47 PM »
I could tell ya,...


but then I'd have to kill ya  :P



I'm guessing that it provides the power. The station looked pretty small. Power generation would require a significant amount of space. Which begs the question... why not just cut the cable?

Now, I don't know about you all, but the prospect of trying to cut a power cable carrying enough juice to supply the Looking Glass with some crude island tools and NO RUBBER GLOVES or BOOTS gives me the heebee geebies. My testes are shrinkin' just thinkin' about it Verne. Know what I mean ??
« Last Edit: May 20, 2007, 07:30:34 PM by goober »

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2007, 07:27:22 PM »
According to the maps Sayid found on the Flame, the other end is atached to the ground, like an anchor. (Sayid found that that end is really going into the ground that epi on season 1 when he met Danielle)

i think that anchor cable is probably from the times they were bilding the station, before it was set on the pilars where it stands now.... who knows... :-\

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2007, 07:29:40 PM »
its probably more than just an anchor. a  comm. cable perhaps?
« Last Edit: May 20, 2007, 07:35:50 PM by toadsage »

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2007, 07:38:07 PM »
I don't know, but if you see the maps, says anchor to land, that's all...

I'll post a link to the image (as soon as I can find it :))

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2007, 07:47:24 PM »
Here is one of the pictures, you can see on the top right "ANCHOR TO LAND"


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Re: Communications...
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2007, 08:44:39 PM »
I luv ya, but I don't agree with that one pauinha. 

Is that the same as one Iota?

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2007, 08:47:22 PM »
The looking glass is blocking everyones signal from leaving the island except for the others. They can get Danielles signal becasue they are on the island. Only the others siganl can be received off island.

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2007, 09:17:49 PM »
I luv ya Juggy ;) but I don't agree with u again

if you're jamming a signal, you're jamming it final! there is no way you can jam a signal only to the outsides of the island....

My thought is Ben began blocking the signal after the losties heard Danielles distress, and when he wants to connect to the outside world he stops blocking... Now that he can't communicate with the outside since the flame blew up, he send word to the rabbit station to block it all the time.

is that so unplausible???

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Re: Communications...
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2007, 09:23:13 PM »
The flame station was a communications powerhouse.  Remember all those satellite dishes?  Is is possible that there is a specific frequency that remained unjammed?  Or could the Flame just have the technical ability to receive and transmit beyond the jam?