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Offline Folly529

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The Ben-led Others purge the Dharma Initiative people some time in the 70s - it can't be too far off at the '3 years later' mark.

So what happens to the Losties?

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2009, 11:30:22 PM »
I think it has been established that the purge was more recent - like 1988 or so.  So they have a good 14 years to play with.  And Juliet knows about the purge, so if it were going to be a problem she could ensure they get out of there.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2009, 11:30:41 PM »
According to Lostpedia, the Purge was 1992.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2009, 11:30:52 PM »
The Purge was in 1992....

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2009, 11:32:24 PM »
So there is a lot of time before this is an issu.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2009, 11:35:19 PM »
They wear the same jumpsuits for 20+ years??  no wonder they wanted to get the hell off the Island!!

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2009, 11:42:07 PM »
Hey, they are very stylish. You don't give up on a good thing,

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2009, 11:43:59 PM »
The Purge was in 1992....
Ghost Horace states he have been dead for 12 years in 2004.
Which is a little disturbing, since 4 years before Ben kidnapped Alex, Meaning that Ben led the others way before he purged Dharma.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2009, 11:48:20 PM »
Not neccesarily. It means the others kidnapped her and then he raised Alex. He could of started raising her when she was 4. I do not believe we know who actually took ALex.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2009, 11:52:34 PM »
I think they get killed along with the rest of the DI present at the barracks. We should check out the giant grave pics to see if Lefleur is there.
It could be the island course-correcting itself.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2009, 11:56:00 PM »
Since we have over 20 years until the Purge, I think it's safe to say they won't get stuck in it because they'll either find a way back to their own time by them or the show will be over by then.  Otherwise, we'll be dealing with Sawyer and them in bad old people makeup.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2009, 12:01:19 AM »
When the little catastrophe arrives at the island? I don't think any of the oceanic people would live without trying to destroy the pest even with the things Dan said. And I tell even more, they KNOW Ben destroyed Dharma, so the last thing that would pass their minds is to be there at the same time as the plague-in-form-of-a-person.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #12 on: March 05, 2009, 01:02:44 AM »
Do we know when Ben and his dad arrives on the Island?

Juliette has to be gone before he gets there, right?

Maybe she is there when he arrives and that is the
blonde in the painting in his house later on?  Maybe that
is why he has a crush on her?  He sees her when he is
young and she disappears then when he is older, he has
her come to work for him? 

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #13 on: March 05, 2009, 01:25:33 AM »
Ben came to the Island in the late 60s, and my guess he was 8-10yo then.  So, when Juliet et. al. are in their heyday among the DI in 1977, Ben would have to be 16-18yo.  Now, you'd think Ben would later remember Juliet et. al. from their years back in the 70s listening to Jeronimo Jackson and driving those powder-blue Jeeps.  I'm curious how this will be squared away.

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Re: Timeline question - what happens to the Losties in the Purge?
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2009, 01:50:41 AM »
Ben came to the Island in the late 60s, and my guess he was 8-10yo then.  So, when Juliet et. al. are in their heyday among the DI in 1977, Ben would have to be 16-18yo.  Now, you'd think Ben would later remember Juliet et. al. from their years back in the 70s listening to Jeronimo Jackson and driving those powder-blue Jeeps.  I'm curious how this will be squared away.

Are you sure? I have a feeling it was more late 70's and would be coming to the Island as a little boy anytime now....

Plus the Dharma Initiative didn't get to the Island until at least 1970 when it was funded


It might make sense that the others are attacking Dharma when Ben was in school now that the truce is broken