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Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Fri Jan 16, 2009 8:14 am

Howdy, LLD'ers.

I'm new to the forum but have been listening religiously for about a year. Claude & Justin - thank you so much for my favorite podcast!!

Over the last few months I've been rewatching the series from the beginning (G-4 network & Sci-Fi) and relistening to the accompanying Lowdown podcasts. In doing so I compiled a running list of unanwered questions from the breadth of the show.

I'm presenting the questions here for our discussion, enjoyment, speculation, and to add anything I may have forgotten. They're pretty much in reverse chronological order with episodes of origin indicated at irregular intervals. It will be interesting to see if/how/when/how-many-of these get answered over the course of the last two seasons.

Forgive my boldness on a first post but I truly do look forward to a fun forum for Season Five of Lost!

Namaste,
Vince


Warning-The list is a little long but I think that fits right in with The Lost Lowdown's M.O. :)


VINCE’S LIST
OF
LOST’S UNANSWERED QUESTIONS


SEASON FOUR
How does Locke/Jeremy Bentham die? (4x13)
Why do they ALL have to go back to The Island?
Will Ji Yeon have to go back to The Island?
Why doesn’t Claire’s apparition want Aaron to go back to The Island?
Will Mrs. Littleton and/or Aaron ever know of their relationship?
What really bad things happened on The Island after The Oceanic Six left and how was it Jack’s fault?
Where is The Island now? (4x13)
What, exactly, is negatively charged exotic matter?
Why is there an arctic interior to The Island?
Who constructed the Frozen Donkey Wheel?
How does The Frozen Donkey Wheel enact teleportation and time travel?
What are the dangers and unpredictabilities of moving The Island?
How did Daniel know The Island could move?
Is this the magic box?
Is Jin alive? (4x13)
Who’s the other person Sun blames for Jin’s death?
Will we ever meet Pierre Chang in person?
Did Widmore tell Keamy to kill Alex?
Was the C-4 Widmore’s idea, or Keamy’s?
Why were Miles, Charlotte, & Dan chosen for the mission?
Who told Miles he could eat those peanuts?
What does Miles mean about Charlotte “getting back” to The Island?
Was Charlotte born on The Island?
Where’s Claire?
How do fifteen-year old saltines stay so tasty?
What, exactly, is Kate doing for Sawyer back home?
What, exactly, is in Ben’s secret-secret room?
Why are Apollo bars the only non-DHARMA branded supply?
Who was The Others’ leader before Ben? (4x11)
Why can’t Ben kill Widmore?
What, exactly, are The Rules?
In what way was The Island Widmore’s? (4x09)
Was it really Widmore who staged the wreckage? Ben?
Which Lostie is the most stubborn?
What ever happened to Sayid’s family?
Why and when was Ben in Tunisia prior to 2005?
Why does the island teleport specifically to the Tunisian desert?
Where is Penny? (4x09)
Will Ben kill Penny? (4x09)
Why was Nadia killed? (4x09)
Are we really gonna get Rousseau’s story?
Why the name “Ji Yeon?” (4x07)
Is Ji Yeon really Michael’s kid? Jae Lee’s? Jin’s? (4x07)
How did Widmore get the coordinates for the Island? (4x07)
Why did Regina jump from the freighter? (4x07)
Who, from Ben’s life, does Juliet look “just like?” (4x06)
Black Rock’s First Mates Journal: How did Widmore learn of it? Did it lead him to The Island? How did it come to be in the possession of pirates Île Sainte-Marie seven years later? (4x05)
Whaddayamean - “No Paradoxes” - ?!
How long did Miles hold that grenade in his mouth? (4x04)
What’s w/ Daniel’s memory? Radiation? (4x05)
Is Geronimo Jackson Jacob?
What role will Farraday’s notebook play?
Why $3.2 MM? (4x04)
Which Other owned a VHS copy of Xanadu? (4x04)
What’s with the time delay in travelling to and from The Island? (4x03)
Who is The Economist? (4x03)
Who was Mr. Avellino? (4x03)
What sort of product does 2007 Sayid use on his hair?
What’s the deal with Naomi’s bracelet, who is “RG,” and what’s the connection to Ilsa? (4x03)
What’s Charlotte’s story? (4x02)
What’s with Miles’ powers? (4x02)
Why did Widmore want to capture Ben alive? (4x02)
Why doesn’t The Island light scatter quite right? (4x02)
What’s with the changed picture in Miles’ exorcism house? (4x02)
Is the proper bearing 305 or 325?
Why was Farraday so upset at TV coverage of the discovery of 815? (4x02)
What’s with the Charlie apparition? (4x01)
Who, exactly, is Abaddon? (4x01)

SEASON THREE
What, exactly, was Ethan’s connection to Wisconsin?
Will The Runway ever come to anything? (3x22)
Why did Ben give the order to spare Sayid, Jin, & Bernard? (3x22)
What, exactly, is The Temple? (3x22)
When trekking for the radio tower, how far down the beach (with the ocean on their right) did the Losties get before they realized they were going the wrong direction and turned around (to put the ocean on their left)? (3x22)
What was the larger purpose of The Looking Glass station? (3x22)
What’s with Taller Ghost Walt? (3x22)
What happened to Desmond’s flash of Claire & Aaron getting on a helicopter? (3x21)
Will Aaron ever get Charlie’s ring? (3x21)
Why does Jacob need help?
Why doesn’t Jacob like technology?
What was with the line of ash/sand Ben & Locke crossed to get to Jacob’s cabin? (3x20)
Why is the fertility problem so important to Ben but not Alpert? (3x20)
Who ordered the Purge? (3x20)
Where do all the rabbits come from?
Will The Island volcano erupt again? (3x20)
Was Roger Linus really Ben’s father? (3x20)
What happened to Annie? (3x20)
Why doesn’t Alpert age? (3x20)
Is there a relationship between Ben’s mother’s death and the preggers-Island-death phenomenon? (3x20)
Why did Cooper bite Locke? (3x19)
Is Mr. Kwon really Jin’s biological father? (3x18)
Why can’t women on The Island carry a pregnancy to term? (3x18)
Where did all those blue tarps come from?
Why did Naomi have a photo of Desmond and Penny?
Is there a connection between Widmore and Mrs. Hawking?
How did Jacob cure Rachel(Juliet’s sister)’s cancer? Did she actually have cancer to begin with?
How was Juliet’s shoulder dislocated the first three times?
Will Claire’s migratory bird message ever turn up?
Will Autumn and Crystal (the girls of Expose) ever learn that Mr. LeShade is actually The Cobra?
What is the Magic Box?
Why is Tallahassee such a nexus? (3x13)
How did Anthony Cooper get to the Island? (3x13)
Will we see Isabelle (The Sheriff) again?
How did The Others persuade Cindy to their side?
Did Alpert arrange to have Ed Burke killed by a bus?
Who founded Mittelos?
Will we see Mrs. Hawking again? (3x08)
Was Mrs. Hawking a manifestation of The Island?
If Mrs. Hawking believed the Universe Course Correction theory why wouldn’t she sell Desmond the ring? -> Is the Course Correction theory false?
Who did Ben tell Alex her mother was? (3x06)
How, exactly, did Ben end up w/ Alex? (3x06)
What did Eko mean by his last words? (3x05)
What’s with the apparition of Yemi? (3x05)
What happened to Yemi’s body? (3x05)
How did The Others come to their “Viking” funeral practices? (3x05)
How did Mikhail lose his eye? (3x05)
What was up with the intercom in Jack’s Hydra cell (Christian, Sawyer, Alex)? Hallucination, an Island voice, or The Others? (Sim. w/ Sawyer hearing the whispers “it’ll come back around”) If not a hallucination, how does The Island/Others know these snippets from their past? Scanning ala smoke monster?
Why did The Island/Jacob allow Ben to get sick? Did The Island give Ben cancer?
Will Sawyer re-unite with Cassidy and/or Clementine? (3x04)
Why do the rabbits have the numbers on them? (3x04)
Is Locke a farmer or a hunter? (3x03)
Will we ever see the polar bear with the burned face again? (3x03)
Will we ever see a DHARMA dolphin?
Who were the other people working on the runway?
Where were Karl’s parents? (3x02)
Why do certain people make Jacob’s list and others not?
Who, exactly, is Jacob? (3x02)
What happened to the sailboat (The Elizabeth)? (3x02)
What mnemonic devices do The Others use that afford them such easy recall of minute personal details from the files on the Losties?
How, exactly, do the Others get their info on the Losties (ie. that Sawyer shot the fake Sawyer the night before Flight 815)?
Did Ben expect to see the crash of 815? (3x01)

SEASON TWO
What is the season 2 “hidden” smoke monster appearance?
What would have happened if neither The Button nor The Failsafe were activated?
WTF is with the four-toed statue? (why is the rest missing & why four toes)
Did the Pearl notebooks pile up b/c o’ The Purge or b/c The Pearl was a psychological experiment?
Did that bird really say Hurley’s name?
Why did The Others specifically want Kate & Sawyer (& Hurley & Jack), especially in light of Jacob’s list?
What happened to Kelvin’s body?
Will we ever meet Radzinski?
Why did Radzinski edit the orientation film?
Was Desmond’s ship guided by The Island or by Widmore?
Why, exactly, was Desmond in jail?
Does Desmond know when/how he’s gonna die?
Why did the Others draw blood from Michael?
What happened to the people in The Pearl?
Was someone smoking drugs in The Pearl?
What happened to Dr. Marvin Candle/Marck Wickmund/Edgar Halliwax/Pierre Chang lose his hand?
Why are all of Pierre Chang’s aliases candle related?
Was Richard Malkin’s daughter saved by The Island?
Will Eko’s church ever be finished?
What’s with The Island’s healing power?
Why does The Island not heal certain people (Marshall, Boone, Sawyer sight)?
Why did Ben tell Locke The Button didn’t do anything?
How the heck did The Others come up w/ the Oceanic Mobile that played ‘Catch a Falling Star?’
WTF was Libby doing at Santa Rosa?
What was Libby’s modus operandi re/ Hurley?
Why was it so important for Aaron to be baptized?
What’s with the DHARMA palette drops? Are they from the past?
Are we really sposeta believe that the purpose of The Lockdown is food-drop related?
Why was the Swan Station marked as a ‘?’ on the blast door map?
What makes a “good” person versus a “bad” person?
How did Henry Gale’s balloon come to The Island?
What was Henry Gale’s connection to The Island?
How did Henry Gale die?
Will we ever meet Jennifer Gale? (wife)
What was Ben’s purpose in trekking across The Island when Rousseau captured him?
Why hieroglyphics?
Did Hurley’s mom throw out his pet turtle, Stuart?
Why were the washer and dryer so much newer than everything else in The Hatch?
What, exactly, is the consequence of using The Hatch computer for non-code functions?
What’s up with the appearance of Kate’s horse?
What did the horse represent for Kate? (left when she first escaped from the marshall and reunited after she confessed to Sawyer)
Will Kate end up with Jack or Sawyer?
What is the role of Widmore Industries (Labs, Construction) in the greater mythology?
Coincidence or fate?
What was the function of The Arrow station?
What’s up with the glass eye found in The Arrow station? (2x05)
Why did The Others feel it necessary to dress up as hillbillies? Why no shoes?!
Where did Locke’s learn to swaddle an infant? (2x05)
Why don’t The Others leave tracks?
Why are The Others interested in children?
How does the Monster scan Eko?
What’s up with the DHARMA shark? (2x02)
For what is DHARMA an acronym?
Will we see more of the Hanso Foundation or the DeGroots?
What, exactly, is/was Alvar Hanso’s motivation? (2x03)
What is the current role of The Hanso Foundation?
Will we ever meet Alvar Hanso?
Will we ever meet the DeGroots (Gerald & Karen)?
How does/did DHARMA manufacture and package such a diversity of Island supplies (spam, beard glue, mac & cheese, etc)
What, exactly, was The Incident? (2x03)
Why did it have to be The Numbers that were entered into The Hatch’s computer? (2x03)
Why did The Button have to be pushed exactly every 108 minutes? (2x03)
What did one snowman say to the other snowman? (2x02)
“Live together, die alone,” right? (2x01)
There’s a glass? (2x01)
What’s with Walt’s apparition to Shannon? What did he want to say? Why was he wet? (2x01)

SEASON ONE
Is Vincent The Smoke Monster?
Why did The Others want Walt?
Why are The Numbers embossed on The Hatch? (1x24)
How, exactly, did The Black Rock get to where it is? (1x23)
Why does The Island have The Monster to protect it? (1x23)
How did Montand lose his arm? (1x23)
What, beside The Black Rock, does The Dark Territory hide?
Why was Walt so afraid of The Hatch? (1x21)
How did Walt sense The Hatch simply from Locke’s touch? (1x21)
Why does Aaron like, so much, the sound of Sawyer’s voice? (1x20)
What is Aaron’s importance?
Does Aaron have powers?
Why does The Island protect? (1x19)
Why did The Island temporarily take away Locke’s legs?
Why does Locke have such favor with The Island? (1x19)
How did The Drug Plane get from Nigeria to The Island? (1x19)
Did Hurley and Emily Locke’s paths ever cross at Santa Rosa? (1x19)
Is Anthony Cooper really Locke’s father? (1x19)
What are The Numbers? (1x18)
Why were The Numbers broadcast from the radio tower for Leonard, Sam Toomey, & Rousseau to hear? (1x18)
Will Hurley ever find batteries for his Discman? (1x17)
Does Mr. Paik have a connection to The Island? (1x17)
Why can’t Sawyer outrun a boar? (1x16)
How, exactly, is Walt special? (1x14)
What exactly is Walt’s connection with birds & polar bears?
Why are the tides on The Island erratic? (1x10)
What were the Others’ intentions regarding pre-natal Aaron? (1x09)
Are/were Richard Malkin’s visions real? (1x09)
Why, exactly, did Malkin send Claire on 815? (1x09)
What would be the consequences of Aaron being raised by another?
Is Claire clairvoyant/psychic? (1x09)
Did Thomas have other reasons for leaving Claire & Aaron? (1x09)
Why aren’t The Others just more open & forthright about what they’re doing?
Why is Hugo’s nickname Hurley? (1x09)
What are The Whispers? (1x08)
What is Rousseau’s whole story? (1x08)
What is/was “The Sickness?” (1x08)
What’s the deal with “Adam & Eve” and the black & white stones? (1x06)
What, exactly, did Locke see in ‘Walkabout’ (ie. “white” & “beautiful”)?
Where is Christian’s body? (1x05)
What’s the deal with Christian’s apparition? (1x05)
Why does Kate have a need to run?
Why does Jack have a need to fix things?
“Guys, where are we?” (1x02)
What’s the deal with the rain showers? (1x01)
What is The Smoke Monster? (1x01)
Is there significance to the white tennis shoe hanging on the tree? (1x01)

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Stephen » Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:19 pm

Great list! I have trouble reading it in reverse chronological order, so I have taken the liberty to make a reversed version:

SEASON ONE
Is there significance to the white tennis shoe hanging on the tree? (1x01)
What is The Smoke Monster? (1x01)
What’s the deal with the rain showers? (1x01)
“Guys, where are we?” (1x02)
Why does Jack have a need to fix things?
Why does Kate have a need to run?
What’s the deal with Christian’s apparition? (1x05)
Where is Christian’s body? (1x05)
What, exactly, did Locke see in ‘Walkabout’ (ie. “white” & “beautiful”)?
What’s the deal with “Adam & Eve” and the black & white stones? (1x06)
What is/was “The Sickness?” (1x08)
What is Rousseau’s whole story? (1x08)
What are The Whispers? (1x08)
Why is Hugo’s nickname Hurley? (1x09)
Why aren’t The Others just more open & forthright about what they’re doing?
Did Thomas have other reasons for leaving Claire & Aaron? (1x09)
Is Claire clairvoyant/psychic? (1x09)
What would be the consequences of Aaron being raised by another?
Why, exactly, did Malkin send Claire on 815? (1x09)
Are/were Richard Malkin’s visions real? (1x09)
What were the Others’ intentions regarding pre-natal Aaron? (1x09)
Why are the tides on The Island erratic? (1x10)
What exactly is Walt’s connection with birds & polar bears?
How, exactly, is Walt special? (1x14)
Why can’t Sawyer outrun a boar? (1x16)
Does Mr. Paik have a connection to The Island? (1x17)
Will Hurley ever find batteries for his Discman? (1x17)
Why were The Numbers broadcast from the radio tower for Leonard, Sam Toomey, & Rousseau to hear? (1x18)
What are The Numbers? (1x18)
Is Anthony Cooper really Locke’s father? (1x19)
Did Hurley and Emily Locke’s paths ever cross at Santa Rosa? (1x19)
How did The Drug Plane get from Nigeria to The Island? (1x19)
Why does Locke have such favor with The Island? (1x19)
Why did The Island temporarily take away Locke’s legs?
Why does The Island protect? (1x19)
Does Aaron have powers?
What is Aaron’s importance?
Why does Aaron like, so much, the sound of Sawyer’s voice? (1x20)
How did Walt sense The Hatch simply from Locke’s touch? (1x21)
Why was Walt so afraid of The Hatch? (1x21)
What, beside The Black Rock, does The Dark Territory hide?
How did Montand lose his arm? (1x23)
Why does The Island have The Monster to protect it? (1x23)
How, exactly, did The Black Rock get to where it is? (1x23)
Why are The Numbers embossed on The Hatch? (1x24)
Why did The Others want Walt?
Is Vincent The Smoke Monster?

SEASON TWO
What’s with Walt’s apparition to Shannon? What did he want to say? Why was he wet? (2x01)
There’s a glass? (2x01)
“Live together, die alone,” right? (2x01)
What did one snowman say to the other snowman? (2x02)
Why did The Button have to be pushed exactly every 108 minutes? (2x03)
Why did it have to be The Numbers that were entered into The Hatch’s computer? (2x03)
What, exactly, was The Incident? (2x03)
How does/did DHARMA manufacture and package such a diversity of Island supplies (spam, beard glue, mac & cheese, etc)
Will we ever meet the DeGroots (Gerald & Karen)?
Will we ever meet Alvar Hanso?
What is the current role of The Hanso Foundation?
What, exactly, is/was Alvar Hanso’s motivation? (2x03)
Will we see more of the Hanso Foundation or the DeGroots?
For what is DHARMA an acronym?
What’s up with the DHARMA shark? (2x02)
How does the Monster scan Eko?
Why are The Others interested in children?
Why don’t The Others leave tracks?
Where did Locke’s learn to swaddle an infant? (2x05)
Why did The Others feel it necessary to dress up as hillbillies? Why no shoes?!
What’s up with the glass eye found in The Arrow station? (2x05)
What was the function of The Arrow station?
Coincidence or fate?
What is the role of Widmore Industries (Labs, Construction) in the greater mythology?
Will Kate end up with Jack or Sawyer?
What did the horse represent for Kate? (left when she first escaped from the marshall and reunited after she confessed to Sawyer)
What’s up with the appearance of Kate’s horse?
What, exactly, is the consequence of using The Hatch computer for non-code functions?
Why were the washer and dryer so much newer than everything else in The Hatch?
Did Hurley’s mom throw out his pet turtle, Stuart?
Why hieroglyphics?
What was Ben’s purpose in trekking across The Island when Rousseau captured him?
Will we ever meet Jennifer Gale? (wife)
How did Henry Gale die?
What was Henry Gale’s connection to The Island?
How did Henry Gale’s balloon come to The Island?
What makes a “good” person versus a “bad” person?
Why was the Swan Station marked as a ‘?’ on the blast door map?
Are we really sposeta believe that the purpose of The Lockdown is food-drop related?
What’s with the DHARMA palette drops? Are they from the past?
Why was it so important for Aaron to be baptized?
What was Libby’s modus operandi re/ Hurley?
WTF was Libby doing at Santa Rosa?
How the heck did The Others come up w/ the Oceanic Mobile that played ‘Catch a Falling Star?’
Why did Ben tell Locke The Button didn’t do anything?
Why does The Island not heal certain people (Marshall, Boone, Sawyer sight)?
What’s with The Island’s healing power?
Will Eko’s church ever be finished?
Was Richard Malkin’s daughter saved by The Island?
Why are all of Pierre Chang’s aliases candle related?
What happened to Dr. Marvin Candle/Marck Wickmund/Edgar Halliwax/Pierre Chang lose his hand?
Was someone smoking drugs in The Pearl?
What happened to the people in The Pearl?
Why did the Others draw blood from Michael?
Does Desmond know when/how he’s gonna die?
Why, exactly, was Desmond in jail?
Was Desmond’s ship guided by The Island or by Widmore?
Why did Radzinski edit the orientation film?
Will we ever meet Radzinski?
What happened to Kelvin’s body?
Why did The Others specifically want Kate & Sawyer (& Hurley & Jack), especially in light of Jacob’s list?
Did that bird really say Hurley’s name?
Did the Pearl notebooks pile up b/c o’ The Purge or b/c The Pearl was a psychological experiment?
WTF is with the four-toed statue? (why is the rest missing & why four toes)
What would have happened if neither The Button nor The Failsafe were activated?
What is the season 2 “hidden” smoke monster appearance?

SEASON THREE
Did Ben expect to see the crash of 815? (3x01)
How, exactly, do the Others get their info on the Losties (ie. that Sawyer shot the fake Sawyer the night before Flight 815)?
What mnemonic devices do The Others use that afford them such easy recall of minute personal details from the files on the Losties?
What happened to the sailboat (The Elizabeth)? (3x02)
Who, exactly, is Jacob? (3x02)
Why do certain people make Jacob’s list and others not?
Where were Karl’s parents? (3x02)
Who were the other people working on the runway?
Will we ever see a DHARMA dolphin?
Will we ever see the polar bear with the burned face again? (3x03)
Is Locke a farmer or a hunter? (3x03)
Why do the rabbits have the numbers on them? (3x04)
Will Sawyer re-unite with Cassidy and/or Clementine? (3x04)
Why did The Island/Jacob allow Ben to get sick? Did The Island give Ben cancer?
What was up with the intercom in Jack’s Hydra cell (Christian, Sawyer, Alex)? Hallucination, an Island voice, or The Others? (Sim. w/ Sawyer hearing the whispers “it’ll come back around”) If not a hallucination, how does The Island/Others know these snippets from their past? Scanning ala smoke monster?
How did Mikhail lose his eye? (3x05)
How did The Others come to their “Viking” funeral practices? (3x05)
What happened to Yemi’s body? (3x05)
What’s with the apparition of Yemi? (3x05)
What did Eko mean by his last words? (3x05)
How, exactly, did Ben end up w/ Alex? (3x06)
Who did Ben tell Alex her mother was? (3x06)
If Mrs. Hawking believed the Universe Course Correction theory why wouldn’t she sell Desmond the ring? -> Is the Course Correction theory false?
Was Mrs. Hawking a manifestation of The Island?
Will we see Mrs. Hawking again? (3x08)
Who founded Mittelos?
Did Alpert arrange to have Ed Burke killed by a bus?
How did The Others persuade Cindy to their side?
Will we see Isabelle (The Sheriff) again?
How did Anthony Cooper get to the Island? (3x13)
Why is Tallahassee such a nexus? (3x13)
What is the Magic Box?
Will Autumn and Crystal (the girls of Expose) ever learn that Mr. LeShade is actually The Cobra?
Will Claire’s migratory bird message ever turn up?
How was Juliet’s shoulder dislocated the first three times?
How did Jacob cure Rachel(Juliet’s sister)’s cancer? Did she actually have cancer to begin with?
Is there a connection between Widmore and Mrs. Hawking?
Why did Naomi have a photo of Desmond and Penny?
Where did all those blue tarps come from?
Why can’t women on The Island carry a pregnancy to term? (3x18)
Is Mr. Kwon really Jin’s biological father? (3x18)
Why did Cooper bite Locke? (3x19)
Is there a relationship between Ben’s mother’s death and the preggers-Island-death phenomenon? (3x20)
Why doesn’t Alpert age? (3x20)
What happened to Annie? (3x20)
Was Roger Linus really Ben’s father? (3x20)
Will The Island volcano erupt again? (3x20)
Where do all the rabbits come from?
Who ordered the Purge? (3x20)
Why is the fertility problem so important to Ben but not Alpert? (3x20)
What was with the line of ash/sand Ben & Locke crossed to get to Jacob’s cabin? (3x20)
Why doesn’t Jacob like technology?
Why does Jacob need help?
Will Aaron ever get Charlie’s ring? (3x21)
What happened to Desmond’s flash of Claire & Aaron getting on a helicopter? (3x21)
What’s with Taller Ghost Walt? (3x22)
What was the larger purpose of The Looking Glass station? (3x22)
When trekking for the radio tower, how far down the beach (with the ocean on their right) did the Losties get before they realized they were going the wrong direction and turned around (to put the ocean on their left)? (3x22)
What, exactly, is The Temple? (3x22)
Why did Ben give the order to spare Sayid, Jin, & Bernard? (3x22)
Will The Runway ever come to anything? (3x22)
What, exactly, was Ethan’s connection to Wisconsin?

SEASON FOUR
Who, exactly, is Abaddon? (4x01)
What’s with the Charlie apparition? (4x01)
Why was Farraday so upset at TV coverage of the discovery of 815? (4x02)
Is the proper bearing 305 or 325?
What’s with the changed picture in Miles’ exorcism house? (4x02)
Why doesn’t The Island light scatter quite right? (4x02)
Why did Widmore want to capture Ben alive? (4x02)
What’s with Miles’ powers? (4x02)
What’s Charlotte’s story? (4x02)
What’s the deal with Naomi’s bracelet, who is “RG,” and what’s the connection to Ilsa? (4x03)
What sort of product does 2007 Sayid use on his hair?
Who was Mr. Avellino? (4x03)
Who is The Economist? (4x03)
What’s with the time delay in travelling to and from The Island? (4x03)
Which Other owned a VHS copy of Xanadu? (4x04)
Why $3.2 MM? (4x04)
What role will Farraday’s notebook play?
Is Geronimo Jackson Jacob?
What’s w/ Daniel’s memory? Radiation? (4x05)
How long did Miles hold that grenade in his mouth? (4x04)
Whaddayamean - “No Paradoxes” - ?!
Black Rock’s First Mates Journal: How did Widmore learn of it? Did it lead him to The Island? How did it come to be in the possession of pirates Île Sainte-Marie seven years later? (4x05)
Who, from Ben’s life, does Juliet look “just like?” (4x06)
Why did Regina jump from the freighter? (4x07)
How did Widmore get the coordinates for the Island? (4x07)
Is Ji Yeon really Michael’s kid? Jae Lee’s? Jin’s? (4x07)
Why the name “Ji Yeon?” (4x07)
Are we really gonna get Rousseau’s story?
Why was Nadia killed? (4x09)
Will Ben kill Penny? (4x09)
Where is Penny? (4x09)
Why does the island teleport specifically to the Tunisian desert?
Why and when was Ben in Tunisia prior to 2005?
What ever happened to Sayid’s family?
Which Lostie is the most stubborn?
Was it really Widmore who staged the wreckage? Ben?
In what way was The Island Widmore’s? (4x09)
What, exactly, are The Rules?
Why can’t Ben kill Widmore?
Who was The Others’ leader before Ben? (4x11)
Why are Apollo bars the only non-DHARMA branded supply?
What, exactly, is in Ben’s secret-secret room?
What, exactly, is Kate doing for Sawyer back home?
How do fifteen-year old saltines stay so tasty?
Where’s Claire?
Was Charlotte born on The Island?
What does Miles mean about Charlotte “getting back” to The Island?
Who told Miles he could eat those peanuts?
Why were Miles, Charlotte, & Dan chosen for the mission?
Was the C-4 Widmore’s idea, or Keamy’s?
Did Widmore tell Keamy to kill Alex?
Will we ever meet Pierre Chang in person?
Who’s the other person Sun blames for Jin’s death?
Is Jin alive? (4x13)
Is this the magic box?
How did Daniel know The Island could move?
What are the dangers and unpredictabilities of moving The Island?
How does The Frozen Donkey Wheel enact teleportation and time travel?
Who constructed the Frozen Donkey Wheel?
Why is there an arctic interior to The Island?
What, exactly, is negatively charged exotic matter?
Where is The Island now? (4x13)
What really bad things happened on The Island after The Oceanic Six left and how was it Jack’s fault?
Will Mrs. Littleton and/or Aaron ever know of their relationship?
Why doesn’t Claire’s apparition want Aaron to go back to The Island?
Will Ji Yeon have to go back to The Island?
Why do they ALL have to go back to The Island?
How does Locke/Jeremy Bentham die? (4x13)

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Post by Vince » Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:17 pm

Here's a few more:

Why did Hurley lie to Walt about Michael being alive?
Will Walt have to go back to The Island?
How will The Oceanic Six get back to The Island?
When/how will Locke and Abaddon meet again?
What, exactly, is the relationship between Abaddon and Widmore?

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Post by David3 » Thu Jan 22, 2009 10:39 pm

Three season 4 questions were answered or partially answered.

What are the dangers and unpredictabilities of moving The Island? The island can skip and people can start time traveling.

Will we ever meet Pierre Chang in person? Yes, and he's grumpy.

Where is Penny? On a boat...somewhere.

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Post by Vince » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:16 pm

Also Answered: What was the purpose of The Arrow station? -> Develop defensive strategies against The Island's hostile indiginous population.

New questions (mainly from 5x01, I still have to rewatch 5x02):
-Who hired Sayid's would-be kidnappers?
-What, exactly, did Alpert mean by, "You're going to have to die, John."
-Is it The Island or The Losties that are skipping through time?
-Is Pierre Chang's child relevant?
-Does Ben know what happened on The Island after he left?

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Post by David3 » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:52 pm

Vince wrote: -Is it The Island or The Losties that are skipping through time?
In a very brief podcast, Damon and Carlton seemed to say that the island moved physically, while the people were moving through time.

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Post by Claude » Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:03 pm

Vince,

First, welcome to the forum.
Second, you're very welcome for your favorite podcast!

Kudos on starting this list. It's impressive! And I think this is a good source to use over last two seasons to keep track of what we don't know about stuff they bring up.

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Post by Vince » Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:42 pm

UPDATE

Questions Answered
Q:How did The Drug Plane get from Nigeria to The Island? (1x19) A:The Island moves. (4x13, pt. 2)
Q:What role will Faraday’s notebook play? (4x05) A:It has all his time travel research. (5x01)
Q:Will we see Ms. Hawking again? (3x08) A:Yes. (5x02)
Q:Was Ms. Hawking a manifestation of The Island? (3x08) A:Prolly not. (5x02)
Q:Is there a connection between Widmore and Ms. Hawking? (3x17?) A:Yes. (5x03)

New Questions
Why is the Frozen Donkey Wheel buried? Who did it? (5x01)
What are Faraday’s intentions in the Orchid? (5x01)
What are the specifics of the implied fallout between Ben & Sayid between 2005 and 2007? (5x01)
Who hired the lawyers to seek a Kate/Aaron maternity test? (5x01)
Who, exactly, can stop The Island from skipping through time? (5x01)
Why don’t The Others skip through time with Locke? (5x01)
How will Locke get off The Island? (5x01)
What’s the deal with Charlotte’s nosebleeds and memory loss? (5x01)
What’s in Bens’ secret box? (5x02)
Is Locke really dead in 2007? (5x02)
Who is Faraday’s mother? (5x02)
What’s Jill’s deal? (5x02)
What’s the deal with Sawyer injuring his foot? (5x02)
Why would Desmond have to go back to The Island? (5x03)
Why doesn’t Desmond remember the year he visited Faraday at Oxford? (5x03)
Who else has been looking for Faraday? (5x03)
Why do The Others speak Latin? (5x03)
Who does 1954 Alpert answer to in his chain-of-command? (5x03)
What are the circumstances of Widmore leaving The Island? (5x03)
What is Jughead’s fate? (5x03)
What is Theresa Spencer’s story? (5x03)
Who is Faraday’s father? (5x03)
Is Charlotte dead? (5x03)

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Post by Vince » Wed Feb 11, 2009 6:18 pm

UPDATE

Questions Answered
Q:Who hired the lawyers to seek a Kate maternity test? (5x01) A:Ben (5x04)
Q:What’s the deal with Charlotte’s nosebleeds and memory loss? (5x01) A:“It’s neurological. Our brains have an internal clock, a sense of time. The flashes throw the clock off. Its like really bad jet lag.” related to time spent on-Island (5x04)
Q:Is Jin alive? (4x13) A:Yes (5x04)
Q:re we really gonna get Rousseau’s story? A:Yes!!!! (5x04)

New Questions
What’s Sun gonna do w/ a gun? (5x04)
What happened to the Losties’ camp? (5x04)
What happened to the Zodiac? (5x04)
What’s the story of the Ajira Airways water bottle? (5x04)
Who’s shooting at the Lefties on the outrigger? (5x04)

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Post by Vince » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:49 pm

UPDATE - for the first time this season more questions answered than new questions posed!

Questions Answered
Q:Who’s the other person Sun blames for Jin’s death? (4x13) A:Ben (5x05)
Q:What is/was “The Sickness?” (1x08) A:The Smoke Monster possessing/impersonating the French science team (5x05)
Q:How will Locke get off The Island? (5x01) A:He turned The Frozen Donkey Wheel (5x05)
Q:Does Ben know what happened on The Island after he left? (5x01) A:Presumably, yes. (5x05)
Q:Is Charlotte dead? (5x03) A:She is now. (5x05)
Q:What’s Sun gonna do w/ a gun? (5x04) A:Be manipulated out of a weak attempt to kill Ben. (5x05)
Q:What really bad things happened on The Island after The Oceanic Six left and how was it Jack’s fault? A:Time skipping, Locke shot by Ethan, fire arrow massacre, nosebleeds, shot at by outriggers, Charlotte’s death, Locke’s compound fracture, etc. because Jack wasn’t sposeta leave, according to Locke. (5x05)
Q:What does Miles mean about Charlotte “getting back” to The Island? (4x13) A:He knows she was born on The Island.
Q:Was Charlotte born on The Island? (4x13) A:Apparently, yes. (5x05)
Q:What’s Charlotte’s story? (4x02) A:She was born & raised on The Island as a child, then her mother took her off-Island and told her it was all imaginary. Char sought The Island “and that’s why (she) became an anthropologist.” (ugh)
Q:How did Montand lose his arm? (1x23) A:Smoke Monster v. Frenchies tug-o’-war. (5x05)
Q:What, beside The Black Rock, does The Dark Territory hide? A:A declivity in the Temple wall from which The Smoke Monster emerges. (5x05)
Q:What is Rousseau’s whole story? (1x08) A:Basically: her team’s ship sank; they resued Jin; they landed on The Island; all her teammates were possessed/impersonated by The Smoke Monster; she killed the possessed/impersonations; gave birth to Alex; Alex was stolen by Ben; she spent 16 years living a solitary life. Basically. (5x05)

New Questions
How, exactly, did The Smoke Monster possess/impersonate Rousseau’s team? (5x05)
What, exactly, has Ben been doing for The Oceanic 6 off-Island which would inspire unending gratitude? (5x05)
Who are/were Charlotte’s parents? (5x05)
How did Charlotte know about The Well? (5x05)
What effect, exactly, will Locke turning The Wheel have? (5x05)

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Post by Vince » Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:29 am

UPDATE:9 Answered, 8 Asked = net of 1 Question Answered!

Questions Answered
Who is Daniel’s mother? (5x02) A:Ms. Hawking (5x06)
Is it The Island or The Losties that are skipping through time? (5x01) A:At least The Island is. (5x06)
What’s the story of the Ajira Airways water bottle? (5x04) A:It came from flight 316. (5x06)
Is there significance to the white tennis shoe hanging on the tree? (1x01) A:It was Jack’s, from the corpse of Christian Shephard. (5x06)
Will Walt have to go back to The Island? A:Apparently not. (5x06)
How will The Oceanic Six get back to The Island? A:Ben+Ms. Hawking+The Lampost+Ajira Airways. (5x06)
Why do they ALL have to go back to The Island? A:To recreate the circumstances of the original crash of Oceanic 815. (5x06)
Will Ji Yeon have to go back to The Island? A:No. (5x06)
Where is The Island now? (4x13) A:Between LA and Guam. (5x06)

New Questions
In what way is The Island not done with Desmond? (5x06)
Who is/was the “very clever man” who built The Pendulum to find The Island? (5x06)
What happened to Kate in the interim between the dock and the Jack’s? What convinced her to go to The Island? (5x06)
What happened to Aaron? (5x06)
What happened to Hurley in the interim between jail and the airport? (5x06)
What’s with the guitar case? (5x06)
What happened to Sayid in the interim between the dock and the airport? Why is he clean shaven? (5x06)
What happened to Ben in the interim between the church and the airport? What’s the loose end that Ben had to tie up for “an old friend?” (5x06)

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Post by Vince » Fri Apr 10, 2009 7:17 pm

(sorry for the delay in this post, folks. I've been world travellin' and am just getting caught up on all things LOST, including the podcasts - Lefleur and Namaste = two of the funniest podcasts I've heard in a while - thank you, C&J! :))

5x07 – The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham

Questions Answered
Q:Is Locke really dead? (5x02) A:Not anymore. (5x07)
Q:Will The Runway ever come to anything? (3x22) A:Ajira 316 lands there. (5x07)
Q:Why does the island teleport specifically to the Tunisian desert? A:It’s “the exit.” (5x07)
Q:What are the specifics of the fallout between Ben & Sayid? (5x01) A:Sayid came to the belief that he was manipulated by Ben for two years. (5x07)

New Questions
Q:How, exactly, did Locke get out of the coffin? (5x07)
Q:Where did Lapidus go and with what woman? (5x07)
Q:Who made the outriggers? (5x07)
Q:Why did Widmore wait until 2005< >2007 to surveille the Tusnisian Island outlet? (5x07)
Q:What is the nature of the coming war? (5x07)
Q:Why does Widmore supposedly want Locke on The Island for the war? (5x07)
Q:In what way is Widmore “deeply invested” in the future of The Island? (5x07)
Q:Is Helen really dead? (5x07)
Q:Why, exactly, did Ben kill Locke? (5x07)

5x08 - Lefleur

Questions Answered
Q:Who, exactly, can stop The Island from skipping through time? (5x01) A:Locke. (5x08)
Q:What effect, exactly, will Locke turning The Wheel have? (5x05) A:Stops The Island from skipping in time, sticks the Losties in 1974. (5x08)

New Questions
Q:Who is Horace and Amy’s baby? (5x08)

5x09 - Namaste

Questions Answered
Q:How/why did Ajira 316 receive a transmission of the numbers, supposedly in 2007? (5x09)
Q:Will we ever meet Radzinski? A:Yes! (5x09)
Q:Who is the woman who went with Lapidus from the Hydra to The Island? (5x07) A:Sun. (5x09)
Q:Who is Horace and Amy’s baby? (5x08) A:Ethan! (5x09)

New Questions
Q:Who/what is/are “shirah,” as mumbled by Ilana upon regaining consiousness after the crash of Ajira 316?
Q:How did Ben know that there were three outriggers on Hydra Island?

5x10 – He’s Our You

Questions Answered
Q:What happened to Sayid in the interim between the dock and the airport? (5x06) A:He drank some MacCutcheon and got captured by Alana. (5x10)

New Questions
Q:Who does Ilana work for? (5x10)

5x11 – Whatever Happened, Happened

Questions Answered
Q:What, exactly, is Kate doing for Sawyer back home? A:Taking care of Cassidy and Clementine. (5x11)
Q:What happened to Kate in the interim between the dock and the Jack’s? What convinced her to go to The Island? (5x06) A:She gave Aaron to Mrs. Littleton, convinced by Cassidy. (5x11
Q:What happened to Aaron? (5x06) A:Kate gave ‘im to Mrs. L. (5x11)
Q:Will Mrs. Littleton and/or Aaron ever know of their relationship? A:Yes. (5x11)

5x12 – Dead Is Dead

Questions Answered
Q:Who was The Others’ leader before Ben? (4x11) A:Widmore, apparently. (5x12)
Q:In what way was The Island Widmore’s? (4x09) He was the leader of The Others. (5x12)
Q:What are the circumstances of Widmore leaving The Island? (5x03) A:He was banished by The Others. (5x12)
Q:What is the role of Widmore Industries (Labs, Construction) in the greater mythology? A:They’re part of Widmore’s empire begun while on-Island and, now that he’s off-Island, used to fund his search for The Island. (5x12)
Q:Why, exactly, did Ben kill Locke? (5x07) It was their best chance at getting back to The Island. (5x12)
Q:Why did Ben save Locke before he killed him? (5x07) Locke had critical information and, once Ben extracted it, then didn’t have time to convince to hang himself. (5x12)
Q:What, exactly, is in Ben’s secret-secret room? A:A subterranean tunnel and a drainable pool via which he claims to summon The Smoke Monster. (5x12)
Q:What’s the loose end that Ben had to tie up for “an old friend?” (5x06) Attempt to kill Penny. (5x12)
Q:What happened to Ben in the interim between the church and the airport? (5x06) A:Attempted to kill Penny but got beat up by Desmond instead. (5x12)
Q:Will Ben kill Penny? (4x09) Apparently not. (5x12)

New Questions
Q:What’s in Ilana’s crate? (5x12)
Q:What lies in the shadow of the statue? (5x12)

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Post by vickih » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:28 pm

SEASON THREE QUESTION
Will we see Isabelle (The Sheriff) again?


I remember listening to a podcast or an interview with Darlton and they said the Sheriff was killed at the end of S3

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Post by Vince » Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:01 am

Good call, vickih! Thanks for the input.

I'm also adding:

Q:In what way is Faraday "not (here) anymore?" (5x09)

Q:Why the hell is DHARMA's doctor at the Looking Glass? (5x11)

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Post by Claude » Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:01 pm

Here's another list
http://www.thetvcritic.org/lost-mysteries-list/


Doesn't look as comprehensive though...

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Post by Jen » Tue Apr 21, 2009 6:22 pm

Resolved previously unanswered question:
Tennessee is more country; Kentucky is more bluegrass.

PS After listening to the bucket analysis, I wonder, Claude, if podcast is 2.5x more fun whilst drinking?

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Post by Stephen » Tue Apr 21, 2009 7:10 pm

Jen wrote: PS After listening to the bucket analysis, I wonder, Claude, if podcast is 2.5x more fun whilst drinking?
Listening or recording?

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Post by Jen » Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:44 pm

Yes...What do I mean...? (slowly walks away)

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Post by Vince » Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:29 pm

UPDATE

from 'Dead Is Dead'

Question AnsweredHow, exactly, did Ben end up w/ Alex? (3x06) A:He stole her rather than carry out his mission to kill Rousseau. (5x12)

'Some Like it Hoth'

Questions Answered:
Is Pierre Chang's child relevant? (5x01) A:Yes, it’s Miles. (5x13)
Why was Miles chosen for the mission? A:Purportedly for the purpose of gathering information from Ben’s deceased victims. (5x13)
Why $3.2 MM? (4x04) A:Because it’s twice $1.6MM. (5x13)
What’s with Miles’ powers? (4x02) A:He can sometimes hear the dead and sometimes get a “snapshot” of either their life or death. (5x13)

New Questions:
Why and how is Miles the way he is?


5 Questions Answered, 1 New Question = net of 4 Questions Answered!

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Post by Stephen » Wed May 06, 2009 5:40 am

What is in the "escape hatch"? 2x15

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Post by Perry » Wed May 06, 2009 3:47 pm

an escape.

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Post by Jen » Wed May 06, 2009 4:30 pm

Perry wrote:an escape.
an escape station.

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Post by Vince » Wed May 06, 2009 7:26 pm

UPDATE - The Variable

Questions Answered
Q:In what way is Faraday "not (here) anymore?" (5x09) A:He was off-Island, at DHARMA HQ.
Q:What are Daniel’s intentions in the Orchid? (5x01) A:To evaluate the situation and incourage evacuation. (5x14)
Q:What is Theresa Spencer’s story? (5x03) A:She was Dan’s research assistant, then girlfriend, then lab rat, then vegetable. (5x14)
Q:Who is Faraday’s father? (5x03) A:Widmore. (5x14)
Q:Why was Dan chosen for the Freightie team? A:To do research, to be healed, and b/c he’s Widmore’s son. (5x14)
Q:Was it really Widmore who staged the wreckage? Ben? A:It was WIDMORE! (5x14)
Q:What’s w/ Daniel’s memory? Radiation? (4x05) Q:Side effect from his experiments. (5x14)
Why did The Button have to be pushed exactly every 108 minutes? (2x03) A:To release the energy unleashed by The Incident. (5x14)

New Questions
Who is Desmond’s father? (5x14)
Is Dan dead? (5x14)


That's 2 new ones to 7 answered - a net of 5 questions answered!

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Post by vickih » Tue May 12, 2009 5:33 am

"What happened to the sailboat (The Elizabeth)? (3x02)"

any guesses on where this sailboat is. how frustrating. or was this answered and i forgot.

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Post by Justin » Tue May 12, 2009 12:52 pm

Last we heard, the others took it (The Glass Ballerina). I guess that means they still have it.

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Post by Vince » Wed May 13, 2009 6:21 pm

UPDATE - 'Follow the Leader'

Questions Answered
Q:What, exactly, did Alpert mean by, "You're going to have to die, John?" (5x01) A:No meaning, simply saying what he was told to say. (5x15)
Q:Is Dan dead? (5x14) A:Apparently, yes (5x15)

New Questions
What does Richard mean by, “I watched them all die?” (5x15)
How does the compass exist in a loop? (5x15)
How, exactly, does The Island tell Locke things? (5x15)
What’s the deal with the tunnels? (5x15)
How do The Others move Jughead? (5x15)


2 Answered, 5 New Q's = a net of 3 new questions. Argh.

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Post by Jen » Wed May 13, 2009 11:48 pm

The clip show is starting! The clip show is starting!

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Post by Stephen » Tue May 19, 2009 8:15 pm

1x08: Where are Shannon's inhalers?

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Post by Vince » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:21 pm

So The Incident is on tonight and, of course, the season premiere is only a week away (giddy, giddy). It seems like the right time to post an updated list of Unanswered Questions to lay the foundation for the last season of tracking and discussion. Any format suggestions from those interested participants/observers?

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Post by Perry » Wed Jan 27, 2010 3:07 pm

Well chronologically is good, but even better would be by topic, though there could be too many and that may be a lot harder so any which way is good. lol, just looking at the amount of topics I take it back, chronological is good.
I like this list, means I don't have to click through all the Lostpedia pages.
Plus I've been meaning to go through this list and make a few comments because I believe there are some that have been answered already. They may be unsatisfactory answers but I think they're answers nonetheless. I guess I'll wait til you post the most updated one.

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Post by Vince » Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:52 pm

OK, here we goooooooo!

SEASON ONE
What is The Smoke Monster? (1x01)
What’s the deal with the rain showers? (1x01)
“Guys, where are we?” (1x02)
Why does Kate have a need to run? (1x03)
What, exactly, did Locke see in ‘Walkabout’ (ie. “white” & “beautiful”)? (1x04)
Why does Jack have a need to fix things? (1x05)
What’s the deal with Christian’s apparition? (1x05)
Where is Christian’s body? (1x05)
What’s the deal with “Adam & Eve” and the black & white stones? (1x06)
Where are Shannon's inhalers? (1x08)
What are The Whispers? (1x08)
Why is Hugo’s nickname Hurley? (1x09)
Why aren’t The Others just more open & forthright about what they’re doing?
Did Thomas have other reasons for leaving Claire & Aaron? (1x09)
Is Claire clairvoyant/psychic? (1x09)
What would be the consequences of Aaron being raised by another? (1x09)
Why, exactly, did Malkin send Claire on 815? (1x09)
Are/were Richard Malkin’s visions real? (1x09)
What were the Others’ intentions regarding pre-natal Aaron? (1x09)
Why are the tides on The Island erratic? (1x10)
What exactly is Walt’s connection with birds & polar bears? (1x14)
How, exactly, is Walt special? (1x14)
Why can’t Sawyer outrun a boar? (1x16)
Does Mr. Paik have a connection to The Island? (1x17)
Will Hurley ever find batteries for his Discman? (1x17)
Why were The Numbers broadcast from the radio tower for Leonard, Sam Toomey, & Rousseau to hear? (1x18)
What are The Numbers? (1x18)
Is Anthony Cooper really Locke’s father? (1x19)
Did Hurley and Emily Locke’s paths ever cross at Santa Rosa? (1x19)
Why did the Nigerian drug plane crash? (1x19)
Why does Locke have such favor with The Island? (1x19)
Why did The Island, supposedly, temporarily take away Locke’s legs? (1x19)
Why does The Island protect? (1x19)
Does Aaron have powers? (1x20)
What is Aaron’s importance? (1x20)
Why does Aaron like the sound of Sawyer’s voice so much? (1x20)
How did Walt sense The Hatch simply from Locke’s touch? (1x21)
Why was Walt so afraid of The Hatch? (1x21)
Why does The Island have The Monster to protect it? (1x23)
How, exactly, did The Black Rock get to where it is? (1x23)
Why are The Numbers embossed on The Hatch? (1x24)
Why did The Others want Walt? (1x24)

SEASON TWO
For what is DHARMA an acronym? (2x01)
What’s with Walt’s apparition to Shannon? What did he want to say? Why was he wet? (2x01)
Why did it have to be The Numbers that were entered into The Hatch’s computer? (2x03)
How does/did DHARMA manufacture and package such a diversity of Island supplies (spam, beard glue, mac & cheese, etc) (2x01)
Will we ever meet the DeGroots (Gerald &/or Karen)? (2x03)
Will we ever meet Alvar Hanso? (2x03)
What is the current role of The Hanso Foundation? (2x03)
What, exactly, is/was Alvar Hanso’s motivation in funding the DHARMA Initiative? (2x03)
What, exactly, is the consequence of using The Hatch computer for non-code functions? (2x03)
How does The Monster scan Eko? (2x10)
Why don’t The Others leave tracks? (2x04)
Why did The Others feel it necessary to dress up as hillbillies? Why no shoes?! (2x04)
Where did Locke’s learn to swaddle an infant? (2x05)
What’s up with the glass eye found in The Arrow station? (2x05)
Coincidence or fate?
Will Kate end up with Jack or Sawyer?
What’s up with the appearance of Kate’s horse? (2x09)
Why were the washer and dryer so much newer than everything else in The Hatch?
Did Hurley’s mom throw out his pet turtle, Stuart?
Why hieroglyphics?
Why was it so important for Aaron to be baptized? (2x12)
What was Ben’s purpose in trekking across The Island when Rousseau captured him? (2x14)
How the heck did The Others come up w/ the Oceanic Mobile that played ‘Catch a Falling Star?’ (2x15)
How did Henry Gale die? (2x17)
What was Henry Gale’s connection to The Island? (2x17)
How did Henry Gale’s balloon come to The Island? (2x17)
Will we ever meet Henry Gale's wife, Jennifer? (2x17)
Why was the Pearl Station marked as a ‘?’ on the blast door map? (2x17)
Are we really sposeta believe that the purpose of The Lockdown is food-drop related? (2x17)
What makes a “good” person versus a “bad” person?
What’s with the DHARMA palette drops? Are they from the past? (2x17)
What was Libby’s modus operandi re/ Hurley? (2x18)
WTF was Libby doing at Santa Rosa? (2x18)
Why did Ben tell Locke The Button didn’t do anything? (2x18)
What’s with The Island’s healing power? (2x19)
Why does The Island not heal certain people (Marshall, Boone, Sawyer sight)? (2x19)
Will Eko’s church ever be finished? (2x21)
How was Richard Malkin’s daughter brought back to life? (2x21)
Why are all of Pierre Chang’s aliases candle related? (2x21)
Was someone smoking drugs in The Pearl? (2x21)
What happened to the people in The Pearl? (2x21)
Why did the Others draw blood from Michael? (2x22)
Does Desmond know when/how he’s gonna die? (2x23)
Why, exactly, was Desmond in jail? (2x23)
How was Desmond’s boat guided to The Island? (2x23)
Why did Radzinski edit the orientation film? (2x23)
What happened to Kelvin’s body? (2x23)
Why did The Others specifically want Kate & Sawyer (& Hurley & Jack), especially in light of Jacob’s list? (2x23)
Did that bird really say Hurley’s name? (2x23)
Did the Pearl notebooks pile up b/c o’ The Purge or b/c The Pearl was a psychological experiment? (2x23)
Who built the statue of Tawaret and why? (2x23)
What would have happened if neither The Button nor The Failsafe were activated? (2x23)
What is the season 2 “hidden” smoke monster appearance? (2x23)

SEASON THREE
Did Ben expect to see the crash of 815? (3x01)
How, exactly, do the Others get their info on the Losties (ie. that Sawyer shot the fake Sawyer the night before Flight 815)? (3x01)
What mnemonic devices do The Others use that afford them such easy recall of minute personal details from the files on the Losties? (3x01)
What did The Failsafe do with Desmond’s clothes? (3x01)
What happened to the sailboat (The Elizabeth)? (3x02)
Who, exactly, is Jacob? (3x02)
Why do certain people make Jacob’s list and others not? (3x02)
Where were Karl’s parents? (3x02)
Will we ever see a DHARMA dolphin? (3x02)
Will we ever see the polar bear with the burned face again? (3x03)
Is Locke a farmer or a hunter? (3x03)
Why do the rabbits have The Numbers on them? (3x04)
Will Sawyer re-unite with Cassidy and/or Clementine? (3x04)
Why did The Island/Jacob allow Ben to get sick? Did The Island give Ben cancer? (3x04)
What was up with the intercom in Jack’s Hydra cell (Christian, Sawyer, Alex)? Hallucination, an Island voice, or The Others? (Sim. w/ Sawyer hearing the whispers “it’ll come back around”) If not a hallucination, how does The Island/Others know these snippets from their past? Scanning ala smoke monster? (3x04)
How did Mikhail lose his eye? (3x05)
How did The Others come to their “Viking” funeral practices? (3x05)
What happened to Yemi’s body? (3x05)
What’s with the apparition of Yemi? (3x05)
What did Eko mean by his last words? (3x05)
Who did Ben tell Alex her mother was? (3x06)
Who founded Mittelos? (3x07)
Did Alpert arrange to have Ed Burke killed by a bus? (3x07)
If Mrs. Hawking believed the Universe Course Correction theory why wouldn’t she sell Desmond the ring? -> Is the Course Correction theory false? (3x08)
How did The Others persuade Cindy to their side? (3x09)
Will Claire’s migratory bird message ever turn up? (3x12)
How did Anthony Cooper get to the Island? (3x13)
Why is Tallahassee such a nexus? (3x13)
What is the Magic Box? (3x13)
Will Autumn and Crystal (the girls of Expose) ever learn that Mr. LeShade is actually The Cobra? (3x14)
How was Juliet’s shoulder dislocated the first three times? (3x16)
How did Jacob cure Rachel (Juliet’s sister)’s cancer? Did she actually have cancer to begin with? (3x16)
Why did Naomi have a photo of Desmond and Penny? (3x17)
Where did all those blue tarps come from?
Why can’t women on The Island carry a pregnancy to term? (3x18)
Is Mr. Kwon really Jin’s biological father? (3x18)
Why did Cooper bite Locke? (3x19)
Why doesn’t Alpert age? (3x20)
What happened to Annie? (3x20)
Was Roger Linus really Ben’s biologocal father? (3x20)
Will The Island volcano erupt again? (3x20)
Where do all the rabbits come from?
Who ordered the Purge? (3x20)
Why is the fertility problem so important to Ben but not Alpert? (3x20)
What was with the line of ash Ben & Locke crossed to get to Jacob’s cabin? (3x20)
Why doesn’t Jacob like technology? (3x20)
Who or what did Locke see and hear in Jacob's cabin? (3x20)
Why does he/it need help? (3x20)
Will Aaron ever get Charlie’s ring? (3x21)
What happened to Desmond’s flash of Claire & Aaron getting on a helicopter? (3x21)
What’s with Taller Ghost Walt? (3x22)
What was the larger purpose of The Looking Glass station? (3x22)
What, exactly, is The Temple? (3x22)
Why did Ben give the order to spare Sayid, Jin, & Bernard? (3x22)
Why did The Others build the runway? (3x22)
What, exactly, was Ethan’s connection to Wisconsin? (webisode)

SEASON FOUR
What’s with Hurley seeing dead people? (4x01)
Why was Faraday so upset at TV coverage of the discovery of 815? (4x02)
Is the proper bearing to approach/leave The Island 305 or 325? (4x02)
What’s with the changed picture in Miles’ exorcism house? (4x02)
Why wasn’t Lapidus flying 815 on 9/22/04? (4x02)
Why doesn’t The Island light scatter quite right? (4x02)
Why did Widmore want to capture Ben alive? (4x02)
Why was the polar bear skeleton in the Tunisian desert? (4x02)
What’s the deal with Naomi’s bracelet, who is “RG,” and what’s the connection to Ilsa? (4x03)
Who was Mr. Avellino? (4x03)
Who is The Economist? (4x03)
What’s with the time delay in travelling to and from The Island? (4x03)
Which Other owned a VHS copy of Xanadu? (4x04)
How long did Miles hold that grenade in his mouth? (4x04)
Black Rock’s First Mates Journal: How did Widmore learn of it? Did it lead him to The Island? How did it come to be in the possession of pirates Île Sainte-Marie seven years later? (4x05)
Who, from Ben’s life, does Juliet look “just like?” (4x06)
Why did Regina jump from the freighter? (4x07)
How did Widmore get the coordinates for the Island? (4x07)
Is Ji Yeon really Michael’s kid? Jae Lee’s? Jin’s? (4x07)
Why the name “Ji Yeon?” (4x07)
Why was Nadia killed? (4x09)
Why and when was Ben in Tunisia prior to 2005? (4x09)
Did Widmore tell Keamy to kill Alex? (4x09)
What ever happened to Sayid’s family? (4x09)
Which Lostie is the most stubborn?
Why the staged wreckage? (4x09)
Why the staged wreckage in such an odd locale? (4x09)
What, exactly, are The Rules? (4x09)
Why can’t Ben kill Widmore? (4x09)
Where’s Claire? (4x10)
Why are Apollo bars the only non-DHARMA branded supply? (4x11)
Who told Miles he could eat those peanuts? (4x12)
Why was Charlotte chosen for the mission? (4x13)
Was the C-4 Widmore’s idea, or Keamy’s? (4x13)
What is Sun's plan for Paik industries? (4x13)
How do fifteen-year old saltines stay so tasty? (4x13)
How did Daniel know The Island could move? (4x13)
What, exactly, is negatively charged exotic matter? (4x13)
Why is there an arctic interior to The Island? (4x13)
Who constructed the Frozen Donkey Wheel? (4x13)
How does The Frozen Donkey Wheel enact teleportation and time travel? (4x13)
Why doesn’t Claire’s apparition want Aaron to go back to The Island? (4x13)
Why did Hurley lie to Walt about Michael being alive? (4x13)

SEASON FIVE
Why is the Frozen Donkey Wheel buried? Who did it? (5x01)
Why don’t The Others skip through time with Locke? (5x01)
What’s in Bens’ secret box? (5x02)
What’s Jill’s deal? (5x02)
What’s the deal with Sawyer injuring his foot? (5x02)
Why would Desmond have to go back to The Island? (5x03)
Why doesn’t Desmond remember the year he visited Faraday at Oxford? (5x03)
Who else has been looking for Faraday? (5x03)
Why do The Others speak Latin? (5x03)
What happened to the Losties’ camp? (5x04)
What happened to the Zodiac? (5x04)
Who’s shooting at the Losties on the outrigger? (5x04)
Is it Hurley’s voice speaking The Numbers that draw Rousseau's team to The Island? (5x05)
How, exactly, did The Smoke Monster possess/impersonate Rousseau’s team? (5x05)
What, exactly, has Ben been doing for The Oceanic 6 off-Island which would inspire unending gratitude? (5x05)
Who are/were Charlotte’s parents? (5x05)
How did Charlotte know about The Well? (5x05)
Who is/was the “very clever man” who built The Pendulum to find The Island? (5x06)
In what way is The Island not done with Desmond? (5x06)
What’s with the guitar case? (5x06)
Why did Jack, Kate, Sayid & Hurley disappear to 1974 in a flash from Ajira 316 while Locke, Ben, Sun & Lapidus stayed with the plane in 2007? (5x07)
Why did Widmore wait until 2005< >2007 to surveille the Tusnisian Island outlet? (5x07)
What is the nature of the coming war? (5x07)
Why does Widmore supposedly want Locke on The Island for the war? (5x07)
Who made the outriggers? (5x07)
Is Helen really dead? (5x07)
Who/what is/are “shirah,” as mumbled by Ilana upon regaining consiousness after the crash of Ajira 316? (5x09)
Why and how is Miles the way he is? (5x13)
Who are Desmond’s parents? (5x14)
What does Richard mean by, “I watched them all die?” (5x15)
How did The Others move Jughead in 1954? (5x15)
How does the compass exist in a loop? (5x15)
What’s the deal with the tunnels? (5x15)
What’s with the tapestry? (5x16)
Who exactly is Bob Loophole? (5x16)
What is the nature and history of the conflict between Jacob and Bob Loophole? (5x16)
How does Jacob bring people to The Island? (5x16)
How does Jacob know when and where to visit certain 815ers at pivotal moments?
Why did Jacob visit the 815’ers off-Island? (5x16)
What is the effect of Jacob's touch? (5x16)
Why did Jacob allow Nadia’s death? (5x16)
Why was Ilana bandaged in a hospital? (5x16)
Why did Jack leave his father out of the “5” story? (5x16)
Why does Bob Loophole want to kill the 316’ers? (5x16)
What might Lapidus be a candidate for? (5x16)
How do Ilana & Co. know their way around The Island? (5x16)
Who did Ilana expect to see in the cabin? Who was using it instead? (5x16)
What’s the meaning of the break in the ash line? (5x16)
Why burn the cabin? (5x16)
Will the burning cabin set the jungle on fire? (5x16)
What exactly is the loophole? (5x16)
Who, exactly, is coming? (5x16)
What will be the result of Jughead’s detonation? (5x16)

I believe that's 247 unanswered Vince questions. I'm sure Damon & Carlton will wrap these up by mid-season. If not by series' end, I fully expect Claude and Justin to fill in the gaps. Let's have fun this season! Namaste and Good Luck!!

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:07 pm

LA X Pt. 1 & 2

NEW QUESTIONS
Why is flash-sideways-Jack experiencing "déjà vu?"
In the flash sideways why does -Rose not have Bernard's wedding ring on her necklace?
Why is The Island under water (with an ankh at the foot) in the flash-sideways?
What's the significance of the cut on Jack's neck?
Why is Desmond on 815?
To whom is Desmond apparently married?
What is Sun & Jin's relationship in the flash sideways?
Does flash-sideways-Sun know English?
Did flash-sideways Locke really go on his walkabout?
Where are Christian's body and Locke's knives (in the flash-sideways)?
Is flash-sideways Sayid Iranian?
How did Juliet know "it worked?"
Where is Bob Loophole(The Smoke Monster)'s home?
Was Richard a slave on The Black Rock?
Is Hurley's blatant red shirt a portent of his death?
Why is Sayid so important to Jacob and The Others?
How does Jacob know about Jin at the wall of the Temple w/ the French team?
What are the cause and effect of The Temple spring being cloudy?
Will Sayid suffer any side-effects from being undead?

QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Q:What was with the line of ash Ben & Locke crossed to get to Jacob’s cabin? (3x20) A:It's protection against The Smoke Monster.
Q:What, exactly, is The Temple? (3x22) A:A secret Island base for The Others which has a magic spring.
Q:What’s with the guitar case? (5x06) A:It contains a giant wooden ankh with a message from Jacob to The Others.
Q:What’s the meaning of the break in the ash line? (5x16) A:A breach in the Smoke Monster shield.
Q:What will be the result of Jughead’s detonation? (5x16) A:It created a flash-sideways where The Island is at the bottom of the sea and Oceanic 815 doesn't crash.

5 Questions Answered, 19 New Questions = 14 More Questions, net

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:00 am

What Kate Done Did ;)

(there's a little clean-up not specific to this episode, based on the podcast..and it's revised)

Questions Answered
Q:What will be the result of Jughead’s detonation? (5x16) A:Creation of a flash-sideways and the return of the Losties to 2007. (6x01)
Q:Will Sayid suffer any side-effects from being undead? (6x02) A:Yes, a darkness is growing in him and when it reaches his heart the man he used to be will no longer exist. (6x03)
Q:Where’s Claire? (4x10) A:Living Le Vivre Rousseau in 2007. (6x03)
Q:What’s with the changed picture in Miles’ exorcism house? (4x02) A:Prop error. (Gregg Nations)
Q:What, exactly, is The Temple? (3x22) A:It's the last safe refuge on The Island for The Others - a big-ass Mayan-type pyramid with a sometimes-healing spring. (6x02)
Q:What is the Magic Box? (3x13) A:It's a metaphor. (4x16?)
Q:What are The Whispers? (1x08) A:The Others. (Really? That's it, huh?...pretty much)

New Questions, 6x03
How does Dogen's diagnosis work?
How did Sayid fail the tests?
Why is flash-sideways-Ethan's last name 'Goodspeed' while he was 'Rom' previously?
Why was the ultrasound of Aaron dated 10.22.04 rather than 9.22.04?
What is the nature of the 'darkness' in Sayid?
What was Claire doing between 2004 and 2007 on The Island?
What did Aldo & justin mean when referring to Jin as "One of them?"
What did Dogen mean about being brought to the island, "just like everyone else?"

7 Answered, 8 New - Net of 1 more!
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Post by Justin » Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:53 am

Gregg Nations elliptically suggested that the 10-22-04 date was a prop error by saying that "two of the numbers are correct, one is wrong".

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Post by Vince » Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:38 am

Justin wrote:Gregg Nations elliptically suggested that the 10-22-04 date was a prop error by saying that "two of the numbers are correct, one is wrong".
That doesn't surprise me, although it's only b/c such errors have happened so often I've become numb to it. Disappointing that they still let stuff like that slip. Re/ the pictures, in some Hawaii film thing over the summer the head prop (or maybe it was set designer?) admitted the changed frames etc. were a continuity error and defintely unintentional. (gf was outraged about that)

Great episode tonight! Gonna rewatch NOW.

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Post by Vince » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:31 pm

The Substitute, 6x04

Questions Answered
Q:Did flash-sideways Locke really go on his walkabout? (6x01) A:No. (6x04)
Q:Where are Locke's knives (in the flash-sideways)? (6x02) A:Knives - found. (6x04)
Q:What did Aldo & Justin mean when referring to Jin as "One of them?" (6x03) A:That Jin may be one of Jacob's candidates, most likely. (6x04)
Q:For what might Lapidus be a candidate? (5x16) A:The next protector of The Island. (6x04)
Q:Is Helen really dead? (5x07) A:Not in the flash-sideways. (6x04)
Q:What are The Numbers? (1x18) A:Apparently, arbitrary designations for Locke, Hurley, Sawyer, Sayid, Jack, & Kwan, determined by Jacob. (6x04)
Q:What is The Smoke Monster? (1x01) A:A creature who was once a man (the antithesis of Jacob) but was trapped on The Island with the ability to change shapes, wanting to go home. (6x04)

New Questions
Who is the apparition of a young boy that Smokey sees and talks to?
Why can Sawyer, but not Richard, see the boy?
Why did Ilana collect Jacob's ash?
What kind of animal would Locke describe himself as?
What is the exact nature of Bob "Smokey" Loophole's entrapment?
What betrayal did Smokey experience and what someone-he-loved did he lose?
Why can't Smokey change his face anymore, stuck?
What's the significance of the white stone on the scale?
How did Jacob compile the list of candidates?
How did Jacob assign numbers to candidates?

That's 7 Answered and 10 New Questions = net of 3 New Questions :)

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Post by David3 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:43 pm

Vince wrote:
Justin wrote:Gregg Nations elliptically suggested that the 10-22-04 date was a prop error by saying that "two of the numbers are correct, one is wrong".
That doesn't surprise me, although it's only b/c such errors have happened so often I've become numb to it. Disappointing that they still let stuff like that slip. Re/ the pictures, in some Hawaii film thing over the summer the head prop (or maybe it was set designer?) admitted the changed frames etc. were a continuity error and defintely unintentional. (gf was outraged about that)

Great episode tonight! Gonna rewatch NOW.
Latest official podcast states that in real life, it's a prop error, but for show purposes, it's a malfunctioning ultrasound. They confirmed that the flight still takes place on 9/22/04.

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Post by Vince » Tue Feb 23, 2010 3:50 pm

Clean Up
Q:Why don’t The Others leave tracks? (2x04) A:Because they cover them up by brushing their trails with leaves. (good catch, Justin)
Q:Why was the ultrasound of Aaron dated 10.22.04 rather than 9.22.04? (6x03) A:Prop error, per Darlton (boo). (good catch, David3)

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Post by David3 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:16 am

I refuse to believe that while the others were kidnapping mulitple tallies, including the children, there was someone behind them spreading leaves. That's ridiculous. There was obviously a change in plan at some point as to who the others were. I know the DVD shows it, but that's clearly a retcon, and a pretty bad one at that.

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Post by David3 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:19 am

And whoever does their sonograms and x-rays on this show needs to be fired. There are always incorrect dates and mispelled names. Ahh, well, there's always next season.

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Post by Vince » Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:14 pm

Lighthouse, 6x05

Questions Answered
What was Claire doing between 2004 and 2007 on The Island? (6x03) A:Getting captured & diagnosed by The Others, escaping, getting shot, moving aroung The Island, making friends with Bob "Smokey" Loophole.
Where are Shannon's inhalers? (1x08) A:At the cave!

New Questions
Who is Jack's baby-mama?
Why doesn't Jack know how long his son has been playing piano?
What were the circumstances of Claire being shot?
Who is coming to The Island (according to Jacob)?
Who built The Lighthouse?
How did The Lighthouse work?
Who is Candidate 108, Wallace?
What does Jacob want Jack to do?

2 Questions Answered, 8 New Questions = 6 New Questions, net

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Post by Vince » Tue Mar 09, 2010 6:33 pm

Sundown, 6x06

Questions Answered
How does Dogen's diagnosis work? (6x03) It measures the personal balance of good and evil in a person.
How did Sayid fail the tests? (6x03) His personal good/evil scale was tipped the wrong way.
Is flash-sideways Sayid Iranian? (6x01) No - admitted prop error (boo).
Will the burning cabin set the jungle on fire? (5x16) A:Apparently not.

New Questions
How will Smokey reunite Claire w/ Aaron?
Why can't dogen kill Sayid?
How will Smokey give Sayid back the only thing he ever loved?
How did Jin get from airport security to captivity at the hands of Keamy?
How was Dogen the only thing keeping Smokey out?
How will Bob "Smokey" Locke-hole take everyone off The Island?

4 Questions Answered, 6 New Questions = 2 New Questions, net

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Post by Vince » Fri Mar 12, 2010 8:01 pm

Dr. Linus, 6x07

Questions Answered
Q:Why can't Smokey change his appearance anymore, stuck? (6x04) A:Because Jacob is dead. (Official Podcast)
Q:Why did Ilana collect Jacob's ash? (6x04) A:So Miles could tell her how he died.
Q:What did Dogen mean about being brought to the island, "just like everyone else?" (6x03) A:I'm just gonna say it's b/c he believed Jacob brought everyone. (6x06)
Q:What is the effect of Jacob's touch? (5x16) A:You're invincible in some (?) circumstances.
Q:What is the nature of the coming war? (5x07) A:Team Jacob v. Team Bob "Smokey" Locke. (6x04)
Q:What happened to the Losties’ camp? (5x04) A:Well, I guess it just went unmaintained for three years.
Q:Why wasn’t Lapidus flying 815 on 9/22/04? (4x02) A:He overslept.
Q:Was Roger Linus really Ben’s biologocal father? (3x20) A:Looks like it.
Q:What happened to Annie? (3x20) A:Apparently it doesn't matter. (Official Podcast)
Q:Who is coming to The Island? (6x05) A:At least Widmore!

New Questions
In the flash-sideways, what were the circumstances of Roger & Ben leaving The Island?
Who are the six candidates Ilana references? Does she count Locke? Kate? Another?
When was Richard at The Black Rock before?
Why are The Lockies at Hydra Island?
Is Widmore the person Jacob is expecting? (6x07)


That's 10 Questions Answered! and 5 New Ones = a net of 5 Questions Answered!

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:50 pm

Recon, 6x08

Questions Answered
Q:Why are the Lockies at Hydra Island? (6x07) A:They're not (yet?). But if they do go it will be for Ajira 316.
Q:How will Bob "Smokey" Locke-hole take everyone off The Island? (6x06) A:Ajira 316, apparently.
Q:How will Smokey reunite Claire w/ Aaron? (6x06) A:Fly her back on Ajira 316.
Q:How do Ilana & Co. know their way around The Island? (5x16) A:Ilana was in tight w/ Jacob. (3x07)
Q:What’s Jill’s deal? (5x02) A:She's part of a vast off-Island network. (6x07)

New Questions
Why do The Others think they're protecting The Island from The Smoke Monster?
When isn't Smokey telling the truth?
How does Smokey expect the plane to fly off Hydra Island?
Who killed the 316er's?
What's behind the locked sub door?
Who is Miles's girlfriend in the flash-sideways?
What is Bob-Smokey-Locke-hole's real name, dammit? (5x16)
Why did Smokey have to kill the Temple dwellers? (6x06)

5 Questions Answered, 8 New Questions = a net of 3 Questions

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Justin » Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:31 pm

David3 wrote:
Vince wrote:
Justin wrote:Gregg Nations elliptically suggested that the 10-22-04 date was a prop error by saying that "two of the numbers are correct, one is wrong".
That doesn't surprise me, although it's only b/c such errors have happened so often I've become numb to it. Disappointing that they still let stuff like that slip. Re/ the pictures, in some Hawaii film thing over the summer the head prop (or maybe it was set designer?) admitted the changed frames etc. were a continuity error and defintely unintentional. (gf was outraged about that)

Great episode tonight! Gonna rewatch NOW.
Latest official podcast states that in real life, it's a prop error, but for show purposes, it's a malfunctioning ultrasound. They confirmed that the flight still takes place on 9/22/04.
Gregg Nations posted an update that the date was supposed to represent a due date for Claire's baby, not the date of the exam.

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:01 pm

So it took 'em that long to come up with a plausible explanation, huh? It works b/c (according to Lostpedia) Aaron was born on 11/1. My recollection was that Claire was past her due date. Whatever, GreGG CrappyexplaNations!

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Stephen » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:19 pm

Q: Why does Sawyer like to read so much?

my theory: he read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer after his family was conned by the conman who went by the name of Tom Sawyer. he then read other Twain stuff and, well, that's all I got.

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Tue Mar 30, 2010 11:52 pm

Ab Aeterno, 6x09
[Claude & Justin - thanks for keeping me on my toes the last couple podcasts :) ]

Questions Answered
Q:When was Richard at The Black Rock before? (6x07) A:1867
Q:Was Richard a slave on The Black Rock? (6x02) A:Yes.
Q:Why doesn’t Alpert age? (3x20) A:It was Jacob's gift.
Q:What happened to The Statue? (2x23) A:Destroyed by a giant wave carrying The Black Rock.
Q:How, exactly, did The Black Rock get to where it is? (1x23) A:Carried by a giant wave. (6x09)

New Questions
Why does Jacob call Ricardo 'Ricardus?'
What's Ilana's backstory?
Where did the storm (that wrecked The Black Rock) come from?
Was Isabella in The Black Rock really Smokey?
Is Dogen's knife and Smokey's knife the same?
What's the significance of being granted access to The Foot chamber?
Was The Island in the Atlantic when The Black Rock landed?

5 Questions Answered, 7 New Questions = 2 new questions, net (on an f'n Alpert backstory, dammit)

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:27 pm

The Package, 6x10

Questions Answered
Q:What's behind the locked sub door? (6x08) A: Desmond.
Q:Who are the six candidates Ilana references? Does she count Locke? Kate? Another? (6x07) A: Apparently Jack, Hurley, Sawyer, Sayid, Sun, & Jin
Q:How did Jin get from airport security to captivity at the hands of Keamy? (6x06) A: > hotel > captive
Q:What is Sun & Jin's relationship in the flash sideways? (6x01) A: Secret lovers.
Q:Does flash-sideways-Sun know English? (6x01) A: No.

New Questions
Why does Locke need all the candidates to leave The Island?
Why does Widmore's team want details on The Island's electromagnetism?
What are Claire's plans for Kate?
Will flash-sideways-Sun and her unborn child survive their gunshot?

5 Questions Answered, 4 New 'Uns = 1 Net New Question

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Re: Unanswered Questions - Complete List

Post by Vince » Fri Apr 09, 2010 5:53 pm

Happily Ever After, 6x11

Questions Answered
Q:How did Juliet know "it worked?" (6x02) A:Near death experiences offer a glimpse of the flash-sideways. (6x11)
Q:Why is Desmond on 815 in the flash-sideways? (6x01) A:Because he was closing a deal for Widmore. (6x11)
Q:Why are flash-sideways-characters experiencing "déjà vu?" (6x01) A:Near death and love bridge the gap between the two simultaneities. (6x11)
Q:Why would Desmond have to go back to The Island? (5x03) A:Because of his unique abilities from surviving a catastrophic electromagnetic event. (6x11)
Q:How did Mikhail lose his eye? (3x05) A:Shot out by Jin (at least in the flash-sideways). (6x10)

New Questions
Where are Penny and little Charlie now?
What's with Sidie-Desmond's ring discrepancy compared to 'LA X?'
What deal in Australia was Sidie-Desmond closing for Widmore?
How do near death experiences and/or love bridge the flash-sideways and the main timeline?
Why was Sidie-Penny's last name 'Milton?' Who is her mother?
What does Mrs. Widmore mean by 'violation?'
How does Mrs. Widmore know what Desmond wants?
For what (according to Mrs. W) is Desmond not yet ready ?
Exactly what and how does main-timeline-Des "understand" about the flash-sideways?
What does Sidie-Des want to show the 815ers?

5 Questions Answered, 10 New Questions = a net of 5 more ?'s

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