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Offline jugdish

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Why did they never talk??
« on: January 06, 2009, 02:01:47 PM »
I am rewatching season 2 and it is either amazing or some poor writing that the Losties never just sat down and talked. In the first 3 eps of season 2 there was clear moments where logical people would of said WTF!!

a) Coming back from the opening of the hatch, Hurley tells Jack all about the numbers and winning the lottery. He tells him about the guy in the psych ward repeating the numbers, using them to win the lottery, all of the bad luck and then seeing the numbers on the hatch. Neither of them mention that these are the same numbers that the Danielle had in her notes not does Hurley mention they were first heard by Sam Toomey (I think). Plus they find out they have to enter these very same numbers into a computer to save the world!! All jack says is "You were in the psych ward'. Not even a "Boy thats weird!"

b) Jack and Desmond both recognize each other, but neither acknowledges the other. Two people end up on this island and we don't even get a "What a coincidence!"

I am ranting, but this always bothered me. All the weird stuff going on and they never have a meeting of the minds or compare notes.

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2009, 04:05:11 PM »
Unless they compared notes off screen......but you bring up a good point. Jack did look at Desmond and say "You" but nothing more than that....curious.

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2009, 04:16:09 PM »
When Desmond and Jack were outside, Desmond asked Jack if he knew him. They did discuss 'girl" who was Sarah.

I was just getting frustrated last night.

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2009, 05:19:40 PM »
i think it's been brought up before about how the losties didnt' talk to each other.  maybe they talk (figuratively) but tptb just didn't feel it important for us to see it on screen.  don't know, but i know it's always bugged me a little to.

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 05:56:40 PM »
i think it's been brought up before about how the losties didnt' talk to each other.  maybe they talk (figuratively) but tptb just didn't feel it important for us to see it on screen.  don't know, but i know it's always bugged me a little to.

Just show it once or twice!!!

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2009, 06:01:59 PM »
i think it's been brought up before about how the losties didnt' talk to each other.  maybe they talk (figuratively) but tptb just didn't feel it important for us to see it on screen.  don't know, but i know it's always bugged me a little to.

Just show it once or twice!!!
i agree!

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2009, 06:18:32 PM »
Thanks for bringing this up cause it was odd that they don't discuss things.  Unless they are in such a fog they don't recall these people.  But then again, we are focused on it and do remember every detail of your life, even from say a  month ago?

bumping to someone in the hall, the market, where ever you might be.  I don't think everyone is focused on the same thing. 

But the numbers, that was an odd thing and I hoped they would look into it more, but when you think about it to many other things were going on.


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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2009, 07:02:47 PM »
it would just be natural to have some conversation on how the numbers are every where!!

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2009, 09:34:00 PM »
& then there are the times when they OVER-talk things. LOL  Like with Miles talking to Daniel about Naomi using the code. 
When she said "Tell my sister I love her." 
Because she didn't have a sister.   
The code that means Naomi was killed.
So why did she use that code when she said "Tell my sister that I love her" that means that she was killed.
It was a code.
SHUT UP ALREADY!  What- is this "Lost for Dummies?" ::)

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2009, 10:04:10 PM »
Very good point.

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2009, 10:09:52 PM »
Well, that is a good question to pose to they dynamic duo in one of their podcast or questions from around the world.  I would hope that they would come to some kind of an answer.

I could get frustrated about what they could have should have done but they are being paid good money to come up with this stuff, so perhaps we will have an explaination.

It will be in the book "All you wanted to know about LOST, but were unable to ask"

Oh we have a thread like that don't we? ::) ???

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2009, 12:59:13 PM »
I also just started rewatching S2, and was curious about this. I know that the other people in the background are just that, background people, but why is it that no one tried to lay claim to stuff in the Hatch?? Like the bed?? Or how come there wasn't a line for people using the shower?? I mean hell, they could have got me to push that button all day every day as long as they let me crash out on the bed. Just seemed weird to me.

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2009, 01:03:19 PM »
I have thought about that also. Just show some of this going on in the background occasionally

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2009, 04:50:21 PM »
Hmmmmm-All very valid points!

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Re: Why did they never talk??
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2009, 05:41:15 PM »
I also just started rewatching S2, and was curious about this. I know that the other people in the background are just that, background people, but why is it that no one tried to lay claim to stuff in the Hatch?? Like the bed?? Or how come there wasn't a line for people using the shower?? I mean hell, they could have got me to push that button all day every day as long as they let me crash out on the bed. Just seemed weird to me.

Yes, that is what real life people think about, but this is a show with an agenda and if they focused on how many people would push and so on then we would be watching a show called push the damn button please.  i know we all think WT heck this is not normal, but this is LOST.  It is thinking outside the box or the norm of life.  i would have also thought that more people would have wanted to have sleeping bags down there and wash.  But somehow they managed to want to live a more rugged life. 

So they didn't focus cause it was not the focus if that makes sense