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Episode 6x14 / Team Jacob or Team Other Brother?
« on: May 13, 2010, 05:06:50 AM »
I don't know what to think!

Also...can we please start calling the fake-crazy-mom something like "Skull Smasher"??????

Thanks. :P

Community Lounge / The Challenge
« on: May 14, 2009, 07:30:30 PM »
Hello friends, your mission, if you choose to accept it is this:

Bring Sledgeweb into the non-internet part of your life...and document.

Show your love for SWLS in a creative way, snap a picture, and post it!

This is my co-worker Nicole. 

Should I be Barista of the Month, or no? :D

Episode 5x15 / Why I think John Locke is Jacob....
« on: May 07, 2009, 07:54:58 PM »
  On the way home from work today, my mind was wandering back to last night's episode.  I kept coming back to two different scenes--one being John walking out of the jungle with the bullet in his leg, and the other being his comment about killing Jacob.  This may be a bit confusing, but when I explained it to my husband, he got what I was trying to say.

This is my question: As far as we know, there are two John Locke's on the island right now: Past John with the bullet in his leg, and our present John as the new leader.  How do we know, though, that there are only the two?  How do we know that the John we see now is actually his 'present' self?

What if John with the bullet in his leg is the past, and so is the John we've been seeing as the new leader?  What if John's real 'present' self is the man in the cabin, what if John is Jacob?

From what little glimpse we had of Jacob so long ago, the still frame only ever looked like John Locke to me.  When John heard Jacob speak to him saying "Help Me..."..he was the only one to hear him.  Maybe Jacob/John was trying to communicate to his past self (and possibly could have done so through his thoughts)..

My thought is that the season might end with John seeing himself in the cabin, realizing who Jacob really is...(in a way that we won't see it, but it will be a shocked look on John's face...him knowing, but us left to speculate---at least until next season.)

So, to sum up---I think that our John now is a past version of himself, and that present John is Jacob.  It would explain the miraculous healing of his legs--since Jacob/the island can heal people. 

Please comment!!  Discuss!!

Community Lounge / The extremely official "Grizn0 is so hot" thread
« on: April 21, 2009, 06:56:49 PM »
This is the next best place to find him...other than "in bed"...
Stalk him here.   

Community Lounge / No Pants Gary (AKA...Stud of SWLS) Pwns...
« on: April 13, 2009, 05:33:07 PM »
It's true....let the loving begin...

...and I'm not saying I buy into any of this video---even though it is really interesting ;)
I just got distracted with things in it referencing "Clementine", "Pyramids", and "Ancient Egypt..."

Episode 5x09 / Aging and not aging on the island...
« on: March 20, 2009, 05:39:15 AM »
I've been thinking a lot lately about Richard not aging-- and now the whole deal concerning Ethan,wondering why the age doesn't match up to the Ethan we have all known.  A couple of weeks ago I posted a thread on how young Juliet, Sawyer, Jin etc. all looked...

So, here is my newest theory---

You DO age on the island---I know some people have speculated that you don't--but I think, if not in anyone else, we KNOW Alex grew up on the island.  People have to age.

I DO NOT think you age when you are in the wrong spot in time.  For example--I do not think that any of our Losties will be aging until they are back in the year they belong in.

I think this explains why Richard does not age.  I think he is stuck at this age.  I think he has flashed around in time, and until he can find his way back to the year he belongs in--he will never age.  Like Daniel had said (in Jughead,)---when Miles asked how long they will be stuck in that time before they flash again---he tells them "Could be five minutes. Could also be 5,000 years."

I really really think I'm on the right track here---someone, please jump on my bandwagon!

Community Lounge / List of books...and suggestions..
« on: March 18, 2009, 06:39:50 AM »
A couple months ago I decided to start writing down the books I have read.  I have a lot to add to the list (and I will as I remember them), but these are just off the top of my head.  Let me know which of these you have read...and leave me some suggestions of good books to read.  What is your all-time-favorite book?...Oh, and Harlan Coben is my favorite author...  ;)

Here is my on-going list in no particular oder:

The Woods- Harlan Coben
Hold Tight- Harlan Coben
The Innocent- Harlan Coben
Just One Look- Harlan Coben
Gone For Good- Harlan Coben *favorite*
Tell No One- Harlan Coben
No Second Chance- Harlan Coben
The Shining- Stephen King
Code to Zero- Ken Follett
Pop Goes the Weasel- James Patterson
A Painted House- John Grisham
The Client- John Grisham
The Firm- John Grisham
The Testament- John Grisham
The Rainmaker- John Grisham
Hamlet- Shakespeare *favorite*
Romeo and Juliet- Shakespeare
Othello- Shakespeare
King Lear- Shakespeare
Macbeth- Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing- Shakespeare
Fight Club- Check Palahniuk *favorite*
Pay It Forward- Catherine Ryan Hyde
Walter's Purple Heart- Catherine Ryan Hyde
The Lightening god- Catherine Ryan Hyde
Wild Mind- Natalie Goldberg
Writing Down the Bones- Natalie Goldberg
To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- Mark Twain
The Odyssey- Homer
The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Night- Elie Weisel
The Diary of a Young Girl- Anne Frank
The Hiding Place- Anne Frank
Oleana- David Mamet
In the Lake of the Woods- Tim O'Brien
The Laramie Project- Moises Kauffman and the Tectonic Theater
A Raisin in the Sun- Lorraine Hansberry
Of Mice and Men- John Steinbeck
Number the Stars- Lois Lowry
The Giver- Lois Lowry
A Prayer for Owen Meany- John Irving
1984- George Orwell *favorite*
Black Beauty- Anna Sewell
Holes- Louis Sacher
Little Women- Louisa May Alcott
A Separate Peace- John Knowles
The Perks of Being a Wallflower- Stephen Chbasky
Paper Towns- John Green
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon- Stephen King
Sarah Plain and Tall- Patricia MacLachlan
Going After Cacciato- Tim O'Brien
The Satan Seller- Mike Warnke
Twilight- Stephanie Meyer
New Moon- Stephanie Meyer
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone- J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- J.K. Rowling

...I'll add more later...

Community Lounge / 10 facts about YOU...
« on: March 11, 2009, 06:43:56 AM »
Thought it would be a fun get-to-know-you game. No rules, they can be silly, serious...whatever you want--they just have to be TRUE! :)

I will go ahead and start:


1. I fall asleep watching "F.R.I.E.N.D.S." nearly every night...and know most episodes word for word now.
2. I have eight piercings..all of which are in my ears...and I'm getting two more soon.
3. I have way too many shoes, books, and over-sized coffee mugs.
4. I sang in the kids choir at the Billy Graham Crusade when I was a kid.
5. I've taken three years formal training in American Sign Language.
6. Skiing is the only sport I've ever been good at.
7. I've taken more creative writing classes than I can count, and I hope to write a novel someday.
8. I participated in a "Fear Factor" type activity at a church camp and won for eating a live cockroach the fastest.
9. I can curl my tongue into a three-leaf clover.
10. I'm an amateur photographer.

Community Lounge / The "I fan girl CastawayCayley" Thread....
« on: March 10, 2009, 05:35:55 AM »'s no secret that I think CastawayCayley is the greatest thing since smoke monsters and time travel...
and I figure there needs to be an "I fan girl CastawayCayley" thread to discuss her great insights, fantastic write-ups, diligent digging, screen capturing, and positively hilarious one-liners.

You rock, Cayley....true story!

Theories & Speculation / How Ben knows so much...
« on: March 10, 2009, 01:46:18 AM »
  Even though Ben is very knowledgeable about the island...I started to wonder how he learned as much as he did.  Was it all just by experience?  I'm starting to not think so.  Now that we know that Ben was able to come back to the island with the 06--to an island in the 70' best guess is that we will be seeing a young Benjamin in the coming episodes.  My thought is this: Our Ben will meet his younger self and tell him all the secrets of the island and everything he knows about time travel, Widmore, Locke-

This would explain why he has always seemed to have the one-up on everyone else...and how he tricked Widmore into leaving the island.


This part had me scratching my head with confusion!  ???

Richard tells Horace that the D.I. broke the truce with the Others.  With everything that Richard knows...wouldn't he know that HIS people were the ones who attacked the D.I.?  The Others broke the I right?  Not the other way around.

Look YEARS younger this episode with the D.I.?  That struck me right away....

Thoughts, please!

LOST Talk / ....You might be an 'Other'
« on: February 28, 2009, 02:51:34 AM »
I think that we are really going to start to understand things from an "Other" point of view in the next couple of episodes.  As some people on the forums have pointed out already--our Losties are becoming the 'Others' now that there are new survivors.

I think this would be helpful to our Losties right about now--so they can notice the warning signs:

1. If you've ever wandered through the jungle carrying might be an Other.
2. If you've ever kidnapped someone and put them in a might be an Other.
3. If you've ever spoken the words "Trust me" might be an Other.
4. If you've ever felt the need to keep an 'Island' might be an Other.
5. If you've ever worn disguises or gone by an might be an Other.
6. If you've ever wanted to man a might be an Other.
7. If you've ever used a grilled cheese sandwich as a peace might be an Other.
8. If you've ever dressed in a white robe and sent a body out to might be an Other.
9. If you've ever thought seeing a dead person walk around was might be an Other.
10. If you've ever thought to yourself "this is our island!" might be an Other.

Timeline Justification / John Locke's first meeting with Abaddon..
« on: February 26, 2009, 08:18:16 PM »
When John first meets him as an orderly in the hospital...Abaddon tells John that the next time they meet, John will owe him.  There was no mention of that at all in The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham.  I thought it was strange that Abaddon brings up their first meeting, but the whole part about owing him was left out.

Any ideas on the reason for that?

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