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The '''Frozen Donkey Wheel''' is an [[8]]-spoked wheel set into a mechanism in the wall of a room located beneath [[The Orchid]] station. [[Ben]] turned to the wheel to "move the Island". {{crossref|4x13}} Ben noted that the repercussions of turning the wheel was banishment from the island. Ben, after turning the wheel, woke up 10 months later in 2005, in the Sahara Desert.
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The '''Frozen Donkey Wheel''' is an [[8]]-spoked wheel set into a mechanism in the wall of a room located beneath [[The Orchid]] station. [[Ben]] turned the wheel to "move the Island". He also realised that another repercussion of turning the wheel was banishment from the Island. {{crossref|4x13}}
{{crossref|4x09}}. The wheel would also explain why the [[polar bear]] skeleton was found in the desert
 
{{crossref|4x02}}, where [[Ben]] time traveled after turning it himself
 
{{crossref|4x09}}. The fact that the room beneath [[The Orchid]] station was inhabited by the animals also justifies the reason for it being frozen.
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*The ''Frozen Donkey Wheel'' was the [[Code-named finale scenes|code phrase]] used by the producers to refer to the secret scene in which the wheel literally appeared. Such codes are commonly used by TV producers to keep plots secret.
 
*The ''Frozen Donkey Wheel'' was the [[Code-named finale scenes|code phrase]] used by the producers to refer to the secret scene in which the wheel literally appeared. Such codes are commonly used by TV producers to keep plots secret.
 
*The [[Dharmacakra]] is an 8-spoked wheel. It is a Buddhist symbol for teaching the path to enlightenment.
 
*The [[Dharmacakra]] is an 8-spoked wheel. It is a Buddhist symbol for teaching the path to enlightenment.
 
   
 
==Unanswered Questions==
 
==Unanswered Questions==

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Ben turns the wheel

The Frozen Donkey Wheel is an 8-spoked wheel set into a mechanism in the wall of a room located beneath The Orchid station. Ben turned the wheel to "move the Island". He also realised that another repercussion of turning the wheel was banishment from the Island. ("There's No Place Like Home, Part 2")

Trivia

  • The Frozen Donkey Wheel was the code phrase used by the producers to refer to the secret scene in which the wheel literally appeared. Such codes are commonly used by TV producers to keep plots secret.
  • The Dharmacakra is an 8-spoked wheel. It is a Buddhist symbol for teaching the path to enlightenment.

Unanswered Questions

Unanswered questions
  1. Do not answer the questions here.
  2. Keep the questions open-ended and neutral: do not suggest an answer.
For fan theories about these unanswered questions, see: Frozen wheel/Theories
  • Who built the Wheel?
  • Why did the makers of the wheel have a need to move the island to begin with?
  • Why does someone have to leave the island if they move it?
    • Further, why did it send Ben to Tunisia?
  • Why is the room where the wheel is located frozen?
    • Moreover, what is that eerie light coming out as Ben turns the wheel?
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