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For a simpler format, which just lists ''Lost'''s mysteries, see [[Portal:Mysteries At a Glance|"Mysteries At a Glance."]]
 
For a simpler format, which just lists ''Lost'''s mysteries, see [[Portal:Mysteries At a Glance|"Mysteries At a Glance."]]
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For an outline of every question per episode and its answer, see [[Questions and Answers]].
   
 
==Key==
 
==Key==
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==The Island==
 
==The Island==
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Monster-portal.png|articlename=The Man in Black|name=The Monster}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Monster-portal.png|articlename=The Man in Black|name=The Monster}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
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||"[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*Who/What is the Smoke monster?
 
*Who/What is the Smoke monster?
 
**[[The Man in Black]]. {{crossref|6x01}}
 
**[[The Man in Black]]. {{crossref|6x01}}
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**His brother, [[Jacob]], threw him into [[the Heart of the Island]] creating a pillar of black smoke for him to inhabit and leaving his physical, human body lifeless. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**His brother, [[Jacob]], threw him into [[the Heart of the Island]] creating a pillar of black smoke for him to inhabit and leaving his physical, human body lifeless. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
*What are all of the the powers of the smoke monster?
 
*What are all of the the powers of the smoke monster?
**In addition to being a cloud of black smoke capable of traveling the island, damaging property, hurting or killing people, the smoke monster can assume the form of people who have died, and of other creatures, including paralyzing spiders <small> ("[[Expose]]") ("[[Official Lost Podcast/March 21, 2008]]") </small> and possibly others (e.g. [[Kate's horse]]). The smoke monster can also see into the pasts of those it encounters, and has used this ability to conjure images of (dead) people from their lives and/or "judge" them. <small>("[[White Rabbit]]") ("[[The 23rd Psalm]]") ("[[The Cost of Living]]") ("[[Dead Is Dead]]'') ("[[Some Like It Hoth]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]") ("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small>
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**In addition to being a cloud of black smoke capable of traveling the island, damaging property, hurting or killing people, the smoke monster can assume the form of people who have died, and of other creatures, including paralyzing spiders <small> ("[[Expose]]") ("[[Official Lost Podcast/March 21, 2008]]") </small> and possibly others (e.g. [[Kate's horse]]). The smoke monster can also see into the pasts of those it encounters, and has used this ability to conjure images of (dead) people from their lives and/or "judge" them. <small>("[[White Rabbit]]") ("[[The 23rd Psalm]]") ("[[The Cost of Living]]") ("[[Dead Is Dead]]'') ("[[Some Like It Hoth]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]") ("[[The Last Recruit]]")''</small>
 
*What is its purpose on the Island?
 
*What is its purpose on the Island?
 
**The smoke monster is considered by some to be a security system for the Island. [[The Others]] summoned it to fend off enemies like the mercenaries from the [[freighter]]. [[Ben]] and [[Eko]] also viewed the smoke monster as a judge, who evaluates the pasts of characters it encounters and decides whether they deserve to live or die. <small>("[[The Cost of Living]]") ("[[The Shape of Things to Come]]") ("[[Some Like It Hoth]]")</small> Despite this, it may or may not be ''supposed'' to exist on the Island at all, having been created when [[Jacob]] threw his brother into the [[Heart]] after his [[Mother]] previously warned against entering it.
 
**The smoke monster is considered by some to be a security system for the Island. [[The Others]] summoned it to fend off enemies like the mercenaries from the [[freighter]]. [[Ben]] and [[Eko]] also viewed the smoke monster as a judge, who evaluates the pasts of characters it encounters and decides whether they deserve to live or die. <small>("[[The Cost of Living]]") ("[[The Shape of Things to Come]]") ("[[Some Like It Hoth]]")</small> Despite this, it may or may not be ''supposed'' to exist on the Island at all, having been created when [[Jacob]] threw his brother into the [[Heart]] after his [[Mother]] previously warned against entering it.
 
*What are the motivations of the smoke monster?
 
*What are the motivations of the smoke monster?
 
**The smoke monster was desperate to leave the Island, where he had felt trapped for over 2,000 years. He was willing to stop, or kill, anyone he perceived as a threat to that goal. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**The smoke monster was desperate to leave the Island, where he had felt trapped for over 2,000 years. He was willing to stop, or kill, anyone he perceived as a threat to that goal. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
 
*Why does the monster make mechanical sounds?
 
*Why does the monster make mechanical sounds?
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**They are actually the electrical sounds naturally emanating from the Monster's composition. <small>("[[The 23rd Psalm]]") </small> This is because the Monster was made from the Heart of the Island's electromagnetism. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-PolarBears.jpg|articlename=Polar bears|name=Polar bears}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Pilot, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Pilot, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*How did polar bears end up on the Island?
 
*How did polar bears end up on the Island?
 
**They were brought there by the DHARMA Initiative. <small>("[[Lockdown]]") ("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]")</small>
 
**They were brought there by the DHARMA Initiative. <small>("[[Lockdown]]") ("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]")</small>
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-DistressSignal.jpg|articlename=Distress signal|name=Distress signal}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Pilot, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Pilot, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
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*Who recorded the distress signal?
 
*Who recorded the distress signal?
 
**[[Danielle Rousseau]] <small>("[[Solitary]]")</small>
 
**[[Danielle Rousseau]] <small>("[[Solitary]]")</small>
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*Why did the Others allow the existence and continued broadcast of the message in the years since Rousseau recorded it?
 
*Why did the Others allow the existence and continued broadcast of the message in the years since Rousseau recorded it?
 
**Because the [[Looking Glass]] Station prevented the outside world from hearing it, thereby negating the need for deactivating the broadcast. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]")</small>
 
**Because the [[Looking Glass]] Station prevented the outside world from hearing it, thereby negating the need for deactivating the broadcast. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]")</small>
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
*Why did several different messages play during the different times the survivors listened to the broadcast?
 
 
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Blackrockport.jpg|articlename=Black Rock|name=Black Rock}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Pilot, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Pilot, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*What is the Black Rock mentioned in Rousseau's distress signal?
 
*What is the Black Rock mentioned in Rousseau's distress signal?
 
**A ship from the 1800's which was found in the middle of the jungle on the Island.
 
**A ship from the 1800's which was found in the middle of the jungle on the Island.
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|| "[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
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*How are people healed on the Island?
 
*How are people healed on the Island?
**The water and the light from [[the Heart]] heal people's injuries, as seen most dramatically in [[the Temple]] spring. <small>("[[LA X, Part 2]]")</small>
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**The Island's electromagnetism heals people's injuries. <small>("[[S.O.S.]]")</small> This is seen most dramatically in [[the Temple]] spring. <small>("[[LA X, Part 2]]")</small>
 
*Why are some people healed and not others?
 
*Why are some people healed and not others?
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**It is implied that the Island on rare occasion withholds or reverses the effects of healing for some purpose, especially to stop the individual in their current path. <small>("[[Deus Ex Machina]]") ("[[The Man from Tallahassee]]") ("[[Something Nice Back Home]]")</small>
**As Locke pointed out to Ben, the people who seem to be healed are those who have the greatest amount of faith in the Island. <small>("[[The Man from Tallahassee]]")</small> The unusual healing, and lack thereof, of Ben and Locke also seem to have furthered the [[Man in Black]]'s plan to kill Jacob. <small>("[[The Incident, Parts 1 & 2]]")</small>
 
 
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalChristianVision.jpg|articlename=Man in Black|name=Visions of the dead}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalChristianVision.jpg|articlename=Man in Black|name=Visions of the dead}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[The Last Recruit]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[The Last Recruit]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*Why do certain dead people appear on the Island?
 
*Why do certain dead people appear on the Island?
 
**Because of his ability to take the form of the dead, most of these appearances were [[the Man in Black]] in disguise (such as [[Christian Shephard]], [[Yemi]], [[Alex Rousseau]], [[John Locke]]), <small>("[[White Rabbit]]") ("[[The Cost of Living]]") ("[[Dead Is Dead]]") ("[[Sundown]]") ("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small> while some of them are actual ghosts who appear chiefly to people with the ability of [[mediumship]] (such as [[Claudia]] and [[Michael Dawson]]). <small>("[[The Lie]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]") ("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")</small> Some of the latter visions were of ghosts trapped on the island, [[whispers|whispering]]. <small>("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")</small>
 
**Because of his ability to take the form of the dead, most of these appearances were [[the Man in Black]] in disguise (such as [[Christian Shephard]], [[Yemi]], [[Alex Rousseau]], [[John Locke]]), <small>("[[White Rabbit]]") ("[[The Cost of Living]]") ("[[Dead Is Dead]]") ("[[Sundown]]") ("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small> while some of them are actual ghosts who appear chiefly to people with the ability of [[mediumship]] (such as [[Claudia]] and [[Michael Dawson]]). <small>("[[The Lie]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]") ("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")</small> Some of the latter visions were of ghosts trapped on the island, [[whispers|whispering]]. <small>("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")</small>
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=AdamAndEvePortal.jpg|articlename=Adam and Eve|name=Adam and Eve}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[House of the Rising Sun]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[House of the Rising Sun]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*Who were Adam and Eve?
 
*Who were Adam and Eve?
 
**[[The Man in Black]] and [[Mother]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**[[The Man in Black]] and [[Mother]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Cable-portal.png|articlename=Cable|name=Cable}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Greatest Hits]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Greatest Hits]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*What was the purpose of the cable?
 
*What was the purpose of the cable?
 
**It was one of several cables on the Island which lead from the Flame to the rest of the DHARMA stations. <small>("[[Enter 77]]")</small>
 
**It was one of several cables on the Island which lead from the Flame to the rest of the DHARMA stations. <small>("[[Enter 77]]")</small>
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=ScienceExpeditionPortal.jpg|articlename=Bésixdouze expedition|name=Bésixdouze expedition}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=ScienceExpeditionPortal.jpg|articlename=Bésixdouze expedition|name=Bésixdouze expedition}} <!--Portal-->
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||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*Who were the members of the team?
 
*Who were the members of the team?
 
**[[Danielle]], [[Robert]], [[Montand]], [[Brennan (science expedition)|Brennan]], [[Nadine]] and [[Lacombe]]. <small>("[[The Little Prince]]") ("[[This Place Is Death]]")</small>
 
**[[Danielle]], [[Robert]], [[Montand]], [[Brennan (science expedition)|Brennan]], [[Nadine]] and [[Lacombe]]. <small>("[[The Little Prince]]") ("[[This Place Is Death]]")</small>
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||"[[Exodus, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Exodus, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
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*Who lit the pillar of smoke seen in "[[Exodus, Part 1]]"?
 
*Who lit the pillar of smoke seen in "[[Exodus, Part 1]]"?
 
**[[Danielle]] lit it, trying to use the survivors' panic to kidnap Aaron. <small>("[[Exodus, Part 2]]")</small>
 
**[[Danielle]] lit it, trying to use the survivors' panic to kidnap Aaron. <small>("[[Exodus, Part 2]]")</small>
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Others.jpg|articlename=The Others|name=The Others}} <!--Portal-->
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|| "[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[A Tale of Two Cities]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
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*Who are the Others?
 
*Who are the Others?
 
**The Others are a group of people living on the Island who, through the representation of [[Richard Alpert]], indirectly followed [[Jacob]] before his death in 2007. <small>("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]") ("[[The Man From Tallahassee]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
 
**The Others are a group of people living on the Island who, through the representation of [[Richard Alpert]], indirectly followed [[Jacob]] before his death in 2007. <small>("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]") ("[[The Man From Tallahassee]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
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|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Sickness.jpg|articlename=The Sickness|name=The Sickness}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Sickness.jpg|articlename=The Sickness|name=The Sickness}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[What Kate Does]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[What Kate Does]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
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*How did the Sickness manifest?
 
*How did the Sickness manifest?
 
**It changed people, making them act violent and amoral. It robbed them of emotions, at least initially. <small>("[[This Place Is Death]]") ("[[What Kate Does]]") ("[[The Package]]")</small>
 
**It changed people, making them act violent and amoral. It robbed them of emotions, at least initially. <small>("[[This Place Is Death]]") ("[[What Kate Does]]") ("[[The Package]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=lostwhispers.jpg|articlename=Whispers|name=Whispers}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=lostwhispers.jpg|articlename=Whispers|name=Whispers}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
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*What are the Whispers?
 
*What are the Whispers?
 
**They are the words of the people who have died on or near the Island and cannot move on. <small>("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]")</small>
 
**They are the words of the people who have died on or near the Island and cannot move on. <small>("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Lotto ticket portal.png|articlename=The Numbers|name=The Numbers}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image= Walthurley.jpg|articlename=Parapsychology|name=Special people}}
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Special]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
  +
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
  +
*What does it mean that some people are "special"?
  +
**In the Lost universe, some rare individuals are simply born with or develop naturally-occurring psychic/paranormal gifts or inclinations, and/or a natural inclination towards the Island. Examples of this include, notably, Walt <small>("[[Special]]")</small>, Miles <small>("[[Some Like It Hoth]]")</small>, Hurley <small>("[[The Beginning of the End]]")</small>, and the Man in Black <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>, as well as Ben <small>("[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]")</small> and John Locke <small>("[[Cabin Fever]]")</small>. Less notably, [[Isaac of Uluru]] <small> ("[[S.O.S.]]")</small> [[Achara]] <small> ("[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]") </small> and purportedly [[Richard Malkin]] <small> ("[[Raised by Another]]") </small>. The degree of "specialness" appears to be relative to the individual.
  +
*What is the significance of special people?
  +
**They are sought and favored for positions of leadership on the Island if they exhibit a strong enough degree of "specialness". Oftentimes, they will exhibit traits early in childhood, including a tendency for personal independence or visions. <small>("[[Cabin Fever]]")</small> <small>("[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]")</small> <small>("[[The New Man In Charge]]")</small> <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small> <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
  +
*Why are special people inclined towards the Island?
  +
**The Island is the source of the [[Heart of the Island|Light]] in all of mankind, circulating "life, death, and rebirth". <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small> This suggests that special people have a stronger concentration of the Light and therefore a stronger natural connection to the Island.
 
*What causes certain characters to have these powers?
  +
**It seems they are naturally derived from the [[Heart of the Island]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
*What were Walt's powers?
 
**Walt seemed to have a number of supernatural powers, including remote projection <small>("[[Abandoned]]") ("[[Three Minutes]]")</small>, precognition <small>("[[Special]]") ("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]")</small> and some form of interacting with animals <small>("[[Special]]") ("[[Room 23 (mobisode)|Room 23]]")</small>.
 
*Which characters have [[mediumship]], and what does this entail?
 
**Miles, Hurley, and the Man in Black. The latter two can talk directly with the dead, while Miles can only read the last thoughts and visions of the dead.
 
*Why did Hurley never showcase these abilities before Season 4?
  +
**A special person's abilities manifesting seems to be uncommon as is and perhaps relative to the individual. Hurley's specialness starts to exhibit most prominently as the intensity of the Island's fate increases <small> ("[[The Beginning of the End]]") ("[[Cabin Fever]]") </small> and Hurley draws closer to his destiny <small> ("[[LA X]]") ("[[Lighthouse]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]") ("[[What They Died For]]") ("[[The End]]") </small> and while trying to resist his destiny to the Island. <small>("[[The Beginning of the End]]") ("[[Something Nice Back Home]]") ("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3|There's No Place Like Home, Part 2]]") ("[[The Lie]]") </small>
  +
**Equally worth mentioning is that Hurley's destiny towards the Island manifested in a different way before the crash, via the [[Numbers]], which Hurley believed was a curse. <small>("[[Numbers]]")</small> This continued after rescue from the Island. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 1]]")</small> However, Jacob told Hurley that he was not cursed, but blessed. <small>("[[The Incident]]")</small> We later learn that the Numbers corresponded to Jacob's candidates to protect the Island. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Lighthouse]]")</small>
 
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  +
 
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
 
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Lotto ticket portal.png|articlename=The Numbers|name=The Numbers}} <!--Portal-->
 
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
 
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
  +
 
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[Numbers (episode)|Numbers]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Numbers (episode)|Numbers]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Lighthouse]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Lighthouse]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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*What do the Numbers mean?
 
*What do the Numbers mean?
 
**Each number corresponds to the degree Jacob must turn his wheel to view candidates in the lighthouse. Each number was the degree of the remaining 6 candidates for his replacement. They were a sort of filing system, as seen in his cave. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Lighthouse]]")</small>
 
**Each number corresponds to the degree Jacob must turn his wheel to view candidates in the lighthouse. Each number was the degree of the remaining 6 candidates for his replacement. They were a sort of filing system, as seen in his cave. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[Lighthouse]]")</small>
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*Why did the Numbers reappear regularly both on and off the Island?
 
*Why did the Numbers reappear regularly both on and off the Island?
 
**The Numbers also represent the factors of the core values of the [[Valenzetti Equation]], which predicts the date of the destruction of mankind. These Numbers correspond to various human and environmental factors, suggesting that they are embedded in the structure of the universe. This is also likely why the Numbers appeared to be cursed. The purpose of the [[DHARMA Initiative]] was to alter these values in order to stave off the destruction of mankind. The values were broadcast from the [[radio tower]], with the intent of using the broadcast to determine when DHARMA had succeeded in changed them. <small>("[[The Lost Experience]]")</small>
 
**The Numbers also represent the factors of the core values of the [[Valenzetti Equation]], which predicts the date of the destruction of mankind. These Numbers correspond to various human and environmental factors, suggesting that they are embedded in the structure of the universe. This is also likely why the Numbers appeared to be cursed. The purpose of the [[DHARMA Initiative]] was to alter these values in order to stave off the destruction of mankind. The values were broadcast from the [[radio tower]], with the intent of using the broadcast to determine when DHARMA had succeeded in changed them. <small>("[[The Lost Experience]]")</small>
  +
**The frequent appearance of the numbers through out the show also demonstrates apophenia, or human's ability and desperation to see a pattern in the randomness.This relates back to the show's overall them of fate versus free will.
  +
*When [[Frank Lapidus]] lands the [[Ajira Flight 316]] on the island, there is a Numbers broadcast in the same voice that Rousseau's team heard. If Danielle erased this, where is it coming from?
  +
**The Ajira Flight likely received the transmission bouncing through time, as radio waves are known to do on the Island. <small>("[[The Long Con]]")
 
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Hatch-mini.jpg|articlename=The Hatch|name=The Hatch}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Hatch-mini.jpg|articlename=The Hatch|name=The Hatch}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was inside the Hatch?
 
*What was inside the Hatch?
 
**[[The Swan]], a [[DHARMA station]], whose occupant, [[Desmond Hume]], was a previous acquaintance of Jack's. <small>("[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]") ("[[Orientation]]")</small>
 
**[[The Swan]], a [[DHARMA station]], whose occupant, [[Desmond Hume]], was a previous acquaintance of Jack's. <small>("[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]") ("[[Orientation]]")</small>
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{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Beechcraft-mini.jpg|articlename=Drug smugglers' plane|name=Nigerian plane}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Beechcraft-mini.jpg|articlename=Drug smugglers' plane|name=Nigerian plane}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Deus Ex Machina]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Deus Ex Machina]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The 23rd Psalm]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The 23rd Psalm]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who were the people aboard the Beechcraft?
 
*Who were the people aboard the Beechcraft?
 
**[[Yemi]], [[Mr. Eko]]'s brother, was the man who was found aboard the plane, while [[Goldie]] was the man who jumped-off the plane. <small>("[[The 23rd Psalm]]")</small>
 
**[[Yemi]], [[Mr. Eko]]'s brother, was the man who was found aboard the plane, while [[Goldie]] was the man who jumped-off the plane. <small>("[[The 23rd Psalm]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Hurley bird portal.png|articlename=Hurley Bird|name=Hurley Bird}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Hurley bird portal.png|articlename=Hurley Bird|name=Hurley Bird}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Exodus, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Exodus, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]"
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]"
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Where did the bird come from?
 
*Where did the bird come from?
 
** The [[DHARMA Initiative]] engineered it as part of its zoological research program. It nicknamed these hybrid birds "hybirds". <small>("[[The New Man in Charge]]")</small>
 
** The [[DHARMA Initiative]] engineered it as part of its zoological research program. It nicknamed these hybrid birds "hybirds". <small>("[[The New Man in Charge]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-DHARMA.jpg|articlename=DHARMA Initiative|name=DHARMA Initiative}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-DHARMA.jpg|articlename=DHARMA Initiative|name=DHARMA Initiative}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Orientation]]"
 
|| "[[Orientation]]"
 
|| Various
 
|| Various
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did DHARMA know about the Island, and how did they find it?
 
*How did DHARMA know about the Island, and how did they find it?
 
**They used photos and information previously gathered by the [[U.S. Army]] who visited the Island in the 50's. The Island was found when a "clever fellow" constructed [[the Lamp Post]] station in which a pendulum revealed where the Island was most likely to be at a certain point. <small>("[[316]]")</small>
 
**They used photos and information previously gathered by the [[U.S. Army]] who visited the Island in the 50's. The Island was found when a "clever fellow" constructed [[the Lamp Post]] station in which a pendulum revealed where the Island was most likely to be at a certain point. <small>("[[316]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Electromagnetism-mini.jpg|articlename=Electromagnetism|name=Electromagnetism}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Electromagnetism-mini.jpg|articlename=Electromagnetism|name=Electromagnetism}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why do compasses not work at some places on the Island?
 
*Why do compasses not work at some places on the Island?
 
**Because the Island has a number of pockets of electromagnetism which can interfere with compass bearings. <small>("[[Hearts and Minds]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**Because the Island has a number of pockets of electromagnetism which can interfere with compass bearings. <small>("[[Hearts and Minds]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Hostiles.JPG|articlename=The Others#DHARMA years (1970s–1992)|name=The Hostiles}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Hostiles.JPG|articlename=The Others#DHARMA years (1970s–1992)|name=The Hostiles}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LaFleur]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[LaFleur]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who were the Hostiles?
 
*Who were the Hostiles?
 
**The Hostiles were the name that DHARMA gave to the group later known to the Flight 815 survivors as "the Others". {{crossref|5x03}}
 
**The Hostiles were the name that DHARMA gave to the group later known to the Flight 815 survivors as "the Others". {{crossref|5x03}}
 
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|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=4toedport.jpg|articlename=Statue of Taweret|name=Statue of Taweret}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=4toedport.jpg|articlename=Statue of Taweret|name=Statue of Taweret}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Statue of?
 
*What was the Statue of?
 
**The Egyptian goddess of fertility, Taweret. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
 
**The Egyptian goddess of fertility, Taweret. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Discharge-portal.png|articlename=Discharge|name=Discharge}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Discharge-portal.png|articlename=Discharge|name=Discharge}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What is the discharge?
 
*What is the discharge?
 
**The discharges are seen any time a large quantity of electromagnetic energy is released on the Island. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]") ("[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]")</small>
 
**The discharges are seen any time a large quantity of electromagnetic energy is released on the Island. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]") ("[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=PregnancyPortal.jpg|articlename=Pregnancies#Fertility and pregnancy issues on the Island|name=Pregnancy issues}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=PregnancyPortal.jpg|articlename=Pregnancies#Fertility and pregnancy issues on the Island|name=Pregnancy issues}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Not in Portland]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Not in Portland]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What are the pregnancy issues experienced on the Island?
 
*What are the pregnancy issues experienced on the Island?
 
**Women who got pregnant on the Island after 1977 could not carry their children to term. Sometime before the third trimester, the women experience a serious miscarriage which kills both mother and fetus. Women who conceive off-Island, such as [[Claire]], give birth without issue. In addition, women such as [[Sun]] who conceive on island but leave before their third trimester, escape miscarriage and death. <small>("[[Do No Harm]]") ("[[Not In Portland]]") ("[[D.O.C.]]") ("[[Ji Yeon]]")</small>
 
**Women who got pregnant on the Island after 1977 could not carry their children to term. Sometime before the third trimester, the women experience a serious miscarriage which kills both mother and fetus. Women who conceive off-Island, such as [[Claire]], give birth without issue. In addition, women such as [[Sun]] who conceive on island but leave before their third trimester, escape miscarriage and death. <small>("[[Do No Harm]]") ("[[Not In Portland]]") ("[[D.O.C.]]") ("[[Ji Yeon]]")</small>
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|}
   
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=DonkeyWheelPortal.jpg|articlename=Frozen wheel|name=Moving the Island}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=DonkeyWheelPortal.jpg|articlename=Frozen wheel|name=Moving the Island}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Cabin Fever]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Cabin Fever]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
   
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=lostwheel.jpg|articlename=Frozen wheel|name=Frozen wheel}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=lostwheel.jpg|articlename=Frozen wheel|name=Frozen wheel}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the wheel's purpose?
 
*What was the wheel's purpose?
 
**Turning the wheel combined the light from [[the Heart]] and the water on the island to cause the person (or animal) who turned to travel through space and time. When off-set from its axis it made the Island skip through time. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]") ("[[Because You Left]]") ("[[This Place Is Death]]") ("[[LaFleur]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**Turning the wheel combined the light from [[the Heart]] and the water on the island to cause the person (or animal) who turned to travel through space and time. When off-set from its axis it made the Island skip through time. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]") ("[[Because You Left]]") ("[[This Place Is Death]]") ("[[LaFleur]]") ("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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*Who built and installed the wheel?
 
*Who built and installed the wheel?
 
**The [[Man in Black]] built the original wheel and came up with the plans to use it, though it was buried with his well before he could install it. He had many remaining years on the island to build another one or restore the original. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small> Hieroglyphics around the wheel suggest an Egyptian involvement. <small>("[[This Place Is Death]]")</small>
 
**The [[Man in Black]] built the original wheel and came up with the plans to use it, though it was buried with his well before he could install it. He had many remaining years on the island to build another one or restore the original. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small> Hieroglyphics around the wheel suggest an Egyptian involvement. <small>("[[This Place Is Death]]")</small>
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
 
*Why was the wheel and the room it resided in frozen?
 
*Why was the wheel and the room it resided in frozen?
  +
**This was likely an effect of the [[exotic matter]] and the moisture from the water channeling it. {{crossref|6x15}}
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=MovingIslandPortal.jpg|articlename=Time travel|name=Time travel}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=MovingIslandPortal.jpg|articlename=Time travel|name=Time travel}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Shape of Things to Come]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Shape of Things to Come]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
   
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=lostwell.jpg|articlename=The Well|name=The Well}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=lostwell.jpg|articlename=The Well|name=The Well}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who dug the wells?
 
*Who dug the wells?
 
**[[The Man in Black]] and [[Claudia's people]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**[[The Man in Black]] and [[Claudia's people]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Source.jpg|articlename=The Heart of the Island|name=The Heart of the Island}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Source.jpg|articlename=The Heart of the Island|name=The Heart of the Island}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What is the Heart of the Island?
 
*What is the Heart of the Island?
 
**The Heart is the electromagnetic core of the island. The electromagnetism found deep within the island originates here and exists in its most powerful form. It radiates out to other parts of the island. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**The Heart is the electromagnetic core of the island. The electromagnetism found deep within the island originates here and exists in its most powerful form. It radiates out to other parts of the island. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
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==Oceanic 815==
 
==Oceanic 815==
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=TattoosPortal.jpg|articlename=Jack's tattoos|name=Jack's tattoos}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=TattoosPortal.jpg|articlename=Jack's tattoos|name=Jack's tattoos}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Where did Jack get his tattoos from?
 
*Where did Jack get his tattoos from?
 
**From a girl he met in Phukett, [[Achara]]. <small>("[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]")</small>
 
**From a girl he met in Phukett, [[Achara]]. <small>("[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]")</small>
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|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Sawyersletter-mini.jpg|articlename=Sawyer's letter|name=Sawyer's letter}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Sawyersletter-mini.jpg|articlename=Sawyer's letter|name=Sawyer's letter}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
||"[[Pilot, Part 1]] <!--Introduced in-->
+
||"[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
||"[[The Brig]] <!--Solved in-->
+
||"[[The Brig]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who wrote Sawyer's letter?
 
*Who wrote Sawyer's letter?
 
**Even though he initially stated that the letter was written to him, Kate discovered that Sawyer wrote the letter to the [[original Sawyer]]. <small>("[[Confidence Man]]")</small>
 
**Even though he initially stated that the letter was written to him, Kate discovered that Sawyer wrote the letter to the [[original Sawyer]]. <small>("[[Confidence Man]]")</small>
 
*What was the content of Sawyer's letter?
 
*What was the content of Sawyer's letter?
**It was written by Sawyer, after the murder-suicide of his parents to the man he found responsible for their deaths. <small>("[[Confidence Man]]")</small>
+
**It was written by Sawyer as a child, after the murder-suicide of his parents to the man he found responsible for their deaths. <small>("[[Confidence Man]]")</small>
 
*Who was the original Sawyer?
 
*Who was the original Sawyer?
 
**[[Anthony Cooper]], Locke's father. <small>("[[The Brig]]")</small>
 
**[[Anthony Cooper]], Locke's father. <small>("[[The Brig]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-KateMugshot.jpg|articlename=Kate#Before the crash|name=Kate's crime}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-KateMugshot.jpg|articlename=Kate#Before the crash|name=Kate's crime}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Pilot, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[What Kate Did]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[What Kate Did]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why was Kate on the run?
 
*Why was Kate on the run?
 
**She killed her father (who she had previously thought was her step-father) by setting of an explosion in the house where she lived with him and her mother. <small>("[[What Kate Did]]")</small>
 
**She killed her father (who she had previously thought was her step-father) by setting of an explosion in the house where she lived with him and her mother. <small>("[[What Kate Did]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=LockeWindowPortal.jpg|articlename=John Locke#Paralyzed|name=Locke's paralysis}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=LockeWindowPortal.jpg|articlename=John Locke#Paralyzed|name=Locke's paralysis}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Man from Tallahassee]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Man from Tallahassee]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did Locke lose the use of his legs?
 
*How did Locke lose the use of his legs?
 
**He was pushed out of a window by his own father, [[Anthony Cooper]], falling 8 stories and breaking his back. <small>("[[The Man from Tallahassee]]")</small>
 
**He was pushed out of a window by his own father, [[Anthony Cooper]], falling 8 stories and breaking his back. <small>("[[The Man from Tallahassee]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=aaronportal.png|articlename=Aaron Littleton|name=Raising Aaron}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=aaronportal.png|articlename=Aaron Littleton|name=Raising Aaron}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Raised By Another]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Raised By Another]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[?]]", "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[?]]", "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did [[Malkin|a psychic]] tell Claire that she must be the one to raise Aaron?
 
*Why did [[Malkin|a psychic]] tell Claire that she must be the one to raise Aaron?
 
**[[Richard Malkin]] later revealed to [[Eko]] that his psychic abilities were a scam, thus his predictions for Claire weren't accurate. <small>("[[?]]")</small>
 
**[[Richard Malkin]] later revealed to [[Eko]] that his psychic abilities were a scam, thus his predictions for Claire weren't accurate. <small>("[[?]]")</small>
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{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
 
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
 
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAC|image=Birdsportal.jpg|articlename=Walt Lloyd|name=Walt's powers}}
 
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
 
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
 
 
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
 
|| "[[Special]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| n/a <!--Solved in-->
 
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
 
*What were Walt's powers?
 
**Walt seemed to have a number of supernatural powers, including remote projection <small>("[[Abandoned]]") ("[[Three Minutes]]") ("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]")</small>, precognition <small>("[[Special]]") ("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]")</small> and some form of interacting with animals <small>("[[Special]]") ("[[Room 23 (mobisode)|Room 23]]")</small>.
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
*What caused Walt's powers?
 
** According to Damon Lindelof, the writers never intended the powers' origin as a mystery. "Why is Walt special?" he said at [[Comic_conventions#2011|ComicCon 2011]]. "The answer is, because he is."<ref name="ComicCon2011">[http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/whats-alan-watching/posts/lost-producers-reunite-at-comic-con-present-new-footage HitFix: 'Lost' Producers Reunite at Comic-Con, Present New Footage] Alan Sepinwall; July 22, 2011</ref>
 
|}
 
 
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
 
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Tailies.jpg|articlename=Tailies|name=Tail Section}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Tailies.jpg|articlename=Tailies|name=Tail Section}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Walkabout]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Other 48 Days]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Other 48 Days]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What happened to the Tail section of the plane?
 
*What happened to the Tail section of the plane?
 
**It crashed on the other part of the Island.
 
**It crashed on the other part of the Island.
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|}
   
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=portal_stick.jpg|articlename=Eko's stick|name=Eko's stick}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=portal_stick.jpg|articlename=Eko's stick|name=Eko's stick}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Other 48 Days]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Other 48 Days]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Enter 77]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Enter 77]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What is carved on Eko's stick?
 
*What is carved on Eko's stick?
 
**Passages of scripture, which he refers to as things he needs to remember. <small>("[[The 23rd Psalm]]")</small>
 
**Passages of scripture, which he refers to as things he needs to remember. <small>("[[The 23rd Psalm]]")</small>
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|}
   
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Libbymentalportal.jpg|articlename=Elizabeth "Libby" Smith#Santa Rosa Mental Health Institute|name=Libby's past}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Libbymentalportal.jpg|articlename=Elizabeth "Libby" Smith#Santa Rosa Mental Health Institute|name=Libby's past}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[Dave]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[Dave]]" <!--Introduced in-->
||"[[Live Together, Die Alone]] <!--Solved in-->
+
||"[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why was Libby in [[Santa Rosa Mental Health Institute]]?
 
*Why was Libby in [[Santa Rosa Mental Health Institute]]?
 
**She was self-admitted because of the nervous breakdown she suffered after her husband's death. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]") ("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")</small>
 
**She was self-admitted because of the nervous breakdown she suffered after her husband's death. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]") ("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-JiYeon.jpg|articlename=Ji Yeon Kwon|name=Sun's baby}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-JiYeon.jpg|articlename=Ji Yeon Kwon|name=Sun's baby}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
||"[[The Whole Truth]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[The Whole Truth]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[D.O.C.]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
||"[[D.O.C.]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who was the father of Sun's baby?
 
*Who was the father of Sun's baby?
 
**It was [[Jin]] and the baby was conceived on the Island, as revealed by [[Juliet]]'s ultrasound. <small>("[[D.O.C.]]")</small>
 
**It was [[Jin]] and the baby was conceived on the Island, as revealed by [[Juliet]]'s ultrasound. <small>("[[D.O.C.]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Desmond'sVisionsPortal.jpg|articlename=Desmond's flashes|name=Desmond's flashes}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Desmond'sVisionsPortal.jpg|articlename=Desmond's flashes|name=Desmond's flashes}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Further Instructions]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Further Instructions]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Constant]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Constant]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What caused Desmond's flashes?
 
*What caused Desmond's flashes?
 
**Exposure to electromagnetism when [[the Swan]] imploded, which can cause time travel and visions of the past and future. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]") ("[[Flashes Before Your Eyes]]") ("[[Happily Ever After]]")</small>
 
**Exposure to electromagnetism when [[the Swan]] imploded, which can cause time travel and visions of the past and future. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]") ("[[Flashes Before Your Eyes]]") ("[[Happily Ever After]]")</small>
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*Why was Claire never seen getting on the helicopter with Aaron as Desmond predicted?
 
*Why was Claire never seen getting on the helicopter with Aaron as Desmond predicted?
 
**As already stated, the outcome of a vision will always happen, though it can be delayed or the specifics can be changed. Claire didn't leave with Aaron on the helicopter, but each eventually flew off the island. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**As already stated, the outcome of a vision will always happen, though it can be delayed or the specifics can be changed. Claire didn't leave with Aaron on the helicopter, but each eventually flew off the island. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
*Why did Desmond's flashes stop?
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
  +
**This is likely because Desmond found his constant, thus fully anchoring his mind in time. {{crossref|4x05}}
*Why did Desmond's flashes stop after Charlie died?
 
|}
 
 
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
 
 
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
 
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAB|image=HurleyVisionsPortal.jpg|articlename=Hugo "Hurley" Reyes|name=Hurley's visions}} <!--Portal-->
 
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
 
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
 
 
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| n/a <!--Solved in-->
 
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
 
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
*How did [[Hurley]] gain precognitive abilities?
 
*Why did he never showcase these abilities before Season 4?
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=GuitarCasePortal.jpg|articlename=Hurley's guitar case|name=Hurley's guitar case}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=GuitarCasePortal.jpg|articlename=Hurley's guitar case|name=Hurley's guitar case}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who gave Hurley the guitar case?
 
*Who gave Hurley the guitar case?
 
**[[Jacob]], while visiting Hurley, after he was dismissed from prison. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
 
**[[Jacob]], while visiting Hurley, after he was dismissed from prison. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
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==The Others==
 
==The Others==
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Alex.jpg|articlename=Alex Rousseau#Childhood|name=Alex's kidnapping}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Alex.jpg|articlename=Alex Rousseau#Childhood|name=Alex's kidnapping}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did the Others kidnap Alex?
 
*Why did the Others kidnap Alex?
 
**Ben, under orders from [[Charles Widmore]] and assisted by a young [[Ethan Rom]], went to [[Rousseau]]'s tent in an attempt to kill her. However, he noticed her baby daughter, and in a quick change of heart he abducted [[Alex]] and spared Danielle, telling her to stay away from [[the Whispers]] in the jungle. Following this, Ben started taking care of Alex as his own child. <small>("[[Dead Is Dead]]")</small>
 
**Ben, under orders from [[Charles Widmore]] and assisted by a young [[Ethan Rom]], went to [[Rousseau]]'s tent in an attempt to kill her. However, he noticed her baby daughter, and in a quick change of heart he abducted [[Alex]] and spared Danielle, telling her to stay away from [[the Whispers]] in the jungle. Following this, Ben started taking care of Alex as his own child. <small>("[[Dead Is Dead]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Ethan.jpg|articlename=Ethan Rom|name=Ethan Rom}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Ethan.jpg|articlename=Ethan Rom|name=Ethan Rom}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Raised By Another]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Raised By Another]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why wasn't he on the plane?
 
*Why wasn't he on the plane?
 
**Because he had been living on the Island with the group who came to be known to the survivors as [[the Others]]. <small>("[[Raised by Another]]")</small>
 
**Because he had been living on the Island with the group who came to be known to the survivors as [[the Others]]. <small>("[[Raised by Another]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Clairekidnapportal.jpg|articlename=Claire Littleton|name=Claire's kidnapping}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Clairekidnapportal.jpg|articlename=Claire Littleton|name=Claire's kidnapping}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Raised By Another]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Raised By Another]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Maternity Leave]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Maternity Leave]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did the Others kidnap Claire?
 
*Why did the Others kidnap Claire?
 
**They wanted to help her successfully deliver her baby. They then then planned to take her child for research and to help populate their ranks. <small>("[[Maternity Leave]]")</small>
 
**They wanted to help her successfully deliver her baby. They then then planned to take her child for research and to help populate their ranks. <small>("[[Maternity Leave]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Waltkidnapportal.jpg|articlename=Walt Lloyd|name=Walt's kidnapping}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Waltkidnapportal.jpg|articlename=Walt Lloyd|name=Walt's kidnapping}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Exodus, Part 3]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Exodus, Part 3]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Room 23 (mobisode)|Room 23]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Room 23 (mobisode)|Room 23]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did the Others kidnap Walt?
 
*Why did the Others kidnap Walt?
 
**They were under orders from [[Jacob]] to do so, likely for research into his "special" abilities. <small>("[[Room 23 (mobisode)|Room 23]]")</small>
 
**They were under orders from [[Jacob]] to do so, likely for research into his "special" abilities. <small>("[[Room 23 (mobisode)|Room 23]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAC|image=Portal-Cindy.jpg|articlename=Cindy Chandler|name=Cindy's disappearance}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Cindy.jpg|articlename=Cindy Chandler|name=Cindy's disappearance}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Abandoned]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Abandoned]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What happened to Cindy while the tail section survivors were travelling across the Island?
 
*What happened to Cindy while the tail section survivors were travelling across the Island?
 
**Cindy left the group and ended up with the Others. It is unknown whether she was kidnapped or left on her own. She was later seen to be happy to be with the Others, taking responsibility for [[Zach]] and [[Emma]]. <small>("[[The Other 48 Days]]") ("[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]") ("[[The Brig]]") ("[[LA X, Part 2]]")</small>
 
**Cindy left the group and ended up with the Others. It is unknown whether she was kidnapped or left on her own. She was later seen to be happy to be with the Others, taking responsibility for [[Zach]] and [[Emma]]. <small>("[[The Other 48 Days]]") ("[[Stranger in a Strange Land]]") ("[[The Brig]]") ("[[LA X, Part 2]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Backroom.jpg|articlename=Ben's secret room|name=Ben's secret room}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Backroom.jpg|articlename=Ben's secret room|name=Ben's secret room}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Shape of Things to Come]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Shape of Things to Come]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[What They Died For]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[What They Died For]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the purpose of the room?
 
*What was the purpose of the room?
 
**To summon the monster for protection. {{crossref|4x09}}
 
**To summon the monster for protection. {{crossref|4x09}}
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**By draining a small pool of water. {{crossref|5x12}}
 
**By draining a small pool of water. {{crossref|5x12}}
 
*Who built the room and when?
 
*Who built the room and when?
**As the room contained hieroglyphs, it was most likely built by the Egyptians, around the same time as the Temple and Statue.
+
**As the room contained hieroglyphs, it was most likely built by the Egyptians, around the same time as the Temple and Statue. {{crossref|5x12|5x16-17}}
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
 
*Why did the [[DHARMA Initiative]] build a house overtop of the structure?
 
*Why did the [[DHARMA Initiative]] build a house overtop of the structure?
  +
**This was likely to conceal the structure from public access in the Barracks.
{{crossref|5x12|5x16-17}}
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-BenAsHenry.jpg|articlename=Benjamin Linus|name="Henry Gale"}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-BenAsHenry.jpg|articlename=Benjamin Linus|name="Henry Gale"}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[One of Them]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[One of Them]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
* Who is Henry Gale?
 
* Who is Henry Gale?
 
**Henry Gale is [[Benjamin Linus]], a member of the Others. <small>("[[Lockdown]]") ("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]")</small>
 
**Henry Gale is [[Benjamin Linus]], a member of the Others. <small>("[[Lockdown]]") ("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Room23-mini.jpg|articlename=Room 23|name=Room 23}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Room23-mini.jpg|articlename=Room 23|name=Room 23}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Three Minutes]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Three Minutes]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Package]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Package]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Where did the Others take [[Karl]]?
 
*Where did the Others take [[Karl]]?
 
**To a facility on [[Hydra Island]], known as [[Room 23]]. <small>("[[Not in Portland]]")</small>
 
**To a facility on [[Hydra Island]], known as [[Room 23]]. <small>("[[Not in Portland]]")</small>
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|}
   
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=RunwaybirdviewPortal.png|articlename=Runway|name=Runway}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=RunwaybirdviewPortal.png|articlename=Runway|name=Runway}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Glass Ballerina]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Glass Ballerina]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What were the Others building on Hydra Island?
 
*What were the Others building on Hydra Island?
 
**A runway. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]")</small>
 
**A runway. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Richard.jpg|articlename=Richard Alpert|name=Richard Alpert}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Richard.jpg|articlename=Richard Alpert|name=Richard Alpert}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Not In Portland]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Not In Portland]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who is he?
 
*Who is he?
 
**Jacob's intermediary and an advisor to the leader of the Others, and their leader at least since the 1860s to the mid-twentieth century when [[Eloise]] took over. <small>("[[Follow the Leader]]") ("[[Jughead]]") ("[[The Variable]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
 
**Jacob's intermediary and an advisor to the leader of the Others, and their leader at least since the 1860s to the mid-twentieth century when [[Eloise]] took over. <small>("[[Follow the Leader]]") ("[[Jughead]]") ("[[The Variable]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=cooperportal.gif|articlename=Anthony Cooper|name=Anthony Cooper}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=cooperportal.gif|articlename=Anthony Cooper|name=Anthony Cooper}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Man from Tallahassee]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Man from Tallahassee]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Brig]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Brig]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did he get on the Island?
 
*How did he get on the Island?
 
**He was brought by the Others, who staged a car accident, after which they abducted him and brought him to the Island. <small>("[[The Brig]]") ([[Access: Granted]])</small>
 
**He was brought by the Others, who staged a car accident, after which they abducted him and brought him to the Island. <small>("[[The Brig]]") ([[Access: Granted]])</small>
  +
  +
* Why was he brought to the Island?
  +
** Richard stated that Locke needed to kill his father in order to let go of him before rising to leadership of the Others. {{crossref|3x19}}
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=TemplePortal.jpg|articlename=The Temple|name=The Temple}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=TemplePortal.jpg|articlename=The Temple|name=The Temple}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Sundown]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Sundown]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What is the Temple?
 
*What is the Temple?
 
**A safe haven for the Others against both outsiders and the [[Smoke Monster]]. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]") ("[[LA X, Part 2]]")</small>
 
**A safe haven for the Others against both outsiders and the [[Smoke Monster]]. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 1]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]") ("[[LA X, Part 2]]")</small>
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**The Temple wall was built by the Others to conceal and block access to the Temple by outsiders. <small>("[[Dead is Dead]]")</small>
 
**The Temple wall was built by the Others to conceal and block access to the Temple by outsiders. <small>("[[Dead is Dead]]")</small>
 
*What is the purpose of the tunnels beneath the Temple?
 
*What is the purpose of the tunnels beneath the Temple?
**The hieroglyphics in the chamber in which [[Ben]] had his run-in with the Monster seem to suggest that it is a chamber in which the Monster judges people. <small>("[[Dead is Dead]]")</small>
+
**The hieroglyphics in the chamber in which [[Ben]] had his run-in with the Monster seem to suggest that it is a chamber in which the Monster judges people. <small>("[[Dead is Dead]]")</small>'
 
*Why did Ben assign the Temple its own DHARMA logo on his map for Alex?
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
  +
**Likely to conceal the true identity of the Temple, which was already a secret to Alex and Karl in the first place. <small> ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]") </small> Alternatively, the Flame monitors had listed "Temple ruins", suggesting some sort of monitoring appliance there. <small> ("[[Namaste]]") </small>
*Why did the [[DHARMA Initiative]] assign the Temple its own DHARMA logo?
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-DogenOther.jpg|articlename=Dogen|name=Dogen}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-DogenOther.jpg|articlename=Dogen|name=Dogen}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Sundown]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Sundown]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who is he?
 
*Who is he?
 
**Dogen is the temple master <small>("[[LAX, Part 2]]") ([[Sundown]])</small>
 
**Dogen is the temple master <small>("[[LAX, Part 2]]") ([[Sundown]])</small>
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==The Kahana==
 
==The Kahana==
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Naomi.jpg|articlename=Naomi Dorrit|name=The parachutist}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Naomi.jpg|articlename=Naomi Dorrit|name=The parachutist}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Catch-22]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Catch-22]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who is she?
 
*Who is she?
 
**[[Naomi Dorrit]] claimed to be sent to the Island by Penny Widmore to find Desmond. <small>("[[The Brig]]")</small>
 
**[[Naomi Dorrit]] claimed to be sent to the Island by Penny Widmore to find Desmond. <small>("[[The Brig]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Wreckage.jpg|articlename=Flight 815#Purported discovery of the wreckage|name=Fake wreckage}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Wreckage.jpg|articlename=Flight 815#Purported discovery of the wreckage|name=Fake wreckage}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Brig]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Brig]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Variable]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Variable]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did [[Cooper]] and [[Naomi]] claim that the Oceanic plane was found in the bottom of the ocean?
 
*Why did [[Cooper]] and [[Naomi]] claim that the Oceanic plane was found in the bottom of the ocean?
 
**Because a fake wreckage was inserted in [[Indonesia in Lost|the Sunda Trench]]. <small>("[[Ji Yeon]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]")</small>
 
**Because a fake wreckage was inserted in [[Indonesia in Lost|the Sunda Trench]]. <small>("[[Ji Yeon]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Kahana-mini.jpg|articlename=Kahana#Mission|name=Freighter's missions}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Kahana-mini.jpg|articlename=Kahana#Mission|name=Freighter's missions}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| Various <!--Solved in-->
 
|| Various <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was Naomi's mission?
 
*What was Naomi's mission?
 
**Her mission was to protect the [[science team]]. <small>("[[Confirmed Dead]]")</small>
 
**Her mission was to protect the [[science team]]. <small>("[[Confirmed Dead]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Daniel-portal.png|articlename=Daniel Faraday|name=Daniel's memory}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Daniel-portal.png|articlename=Daniel Faraday|name=Daniel's memory}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Eggtown]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Eggtown]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Variable]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Variable]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did Daniel appear to have memory problems?
 
*Why did Daniel appear to have memory problems?
 
**It was a consequence from his experiments, that previously left his girlfriend [[Theresa Spencer]] [[unstuck in time]]. <small>("[[Jughead]]") ("[[Follow the Leader]]")</small>
 
**It was a consequence from his experiments, that previously left his girlfriend [[Theresa Spencer]] [[unstuck in time]]. <small>("[[Jughead]]") ("[[Follow the Leader]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Charlotte-portal.png|articlename=Charlotte Lewis#On the Island|name=Charlotte's history}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Charlotte-portal.png|articlename=Charlotte Lewis#On the Island|name=Charlotte's history}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[This Place Is Death]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the connection between Charlotte's past and the Island?
 
*What was the connection between Charlotte's past and the Island?
 
**Her parents were part of the DHARMA Initiative, and she was raised on the Island before being evacuated prior to [[the Incident (event)|the Incident]]. <small>("[[This Place Is Death]]") ("[[Follow the Leader]]")</small>
 
**Her parents were part of the DHARMA Initiative, and she was raised on the Island before being evacuated prior to [[the Incident (event)|the Incident]]. <small>("[[This Place Is Death]]") ("[[Follow the Leader]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Raycorpce.jpg|articlename=Ray (doctor)#On the Island|name=Time discrepancies}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Raycorpce.jpg|articlename=Ray (doctor)#On the Island|name=Time discrepancies}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Economist]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Economist]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What causes the time discrepancies?
 
*What causes the time discrepancies?
 
**[[Electromagnetic energy]], such as the energy on the Island has been shown to cause unpredictable behavior in space and time. <small>("[[Flashes Before Your Eyes]]") ("[[The Shape of Things to Come]]")</small>
 
**[[Electromagnetic energy]], such as the energy on the Island has been shown to cause unpredictable behavior in space and time. <small>("[[Flashes Before Your Eyes]]") ("[[The Shape of Things to Come]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=michaelonboat.jpg|articlename=Michael Dawson|name=Ben's Mole}}
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=michaelonboat.jpg|articlename=Michael Dawson|name=Ben's Mole}}
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Confirmed Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Confirmed Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who was Ben's man on ''[[the Kahana]]''?
 
*Who was Ben's man on ''[[the Kahana]]''?
 
**It was [[Michael Dawson]], under the alias [[Kevin Johnson]]. <small>("[[Ji Yeon]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]")</small>
 
**It was [[Michael Dawson]], under the alias [[Kevin Johnson]]. <small>("[[Ji Yeon]]") ("[[Meet Kevin Johnson]]")</small>
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==The DHARMA Initiative==
 
==The DHARMA Initiative==
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=HatchComputerRight.JPG|articlename=Push the Button|name=Pushing the button}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=HatchComputerRight.JPG|articlename=Push the Button|name=Pushing the button}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did the button need to be pushed every 108 minutes?
 
*Why did the button need to be pushed every 108 minutes?
 
**To discharge the massive amount of electromagnetic energy that accumulated underneath [[the Swan]]. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]")</small>
 
**To discharge the massive amount of electromagnetic energy that accumulated underneath [[the Swan]]. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]")</small>
  +
  +
* How was it decided that 108 minutes was the interval at which the button needed to be pressed?
  +
**
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Candle.jpg|articlename=Pierre Chang|name="Marvin Candle"}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Candle.jpg|articlename=Pierre Chang|name="Marvin Candle"}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was his real name?
 
*What was his real name?
 
**His real name was Pierre Chang. <small>("[[Some Like It Hoth]]")</small>
 
**His real name was Pierre Chang. <small>("[[Some Like It Hoth]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=lostincident.jpg|articlename=The Incident (event)|name=The Incident}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=lostincident.jpg|articlename=The Incident (event)|name=The Incident}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Orientation]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What caused the Incident?
 
*What caused the Incident?
 
**Drilling into the massive pocket of energy beneath the Swan work site, <small>("[[The Variable|The Incident]]")</small> though it is possible that the survivors also caused some of the damage by detonating [[the Jughead]], as "whatever happened, happened" still applies. <small>("[[The Incident]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**Drilling into the massive pocket of energy beneath the Swan work site, <small>("[[The Variable|The Incident]]")</small> though it is possible that the survivors also caused some of the damage by detonating [[the Jughead]], as "whatever happened, happened" still applies. <small>("[[The Incident]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Fullblastdoor portal.png|articlename=Blast door map|name=Blast door map}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Fullblastdoor portal.png|articlename=Blast door map|name=Blast door map}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Lockdown]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Lockdown]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who created the blast door map?
 
*Who created the blast door map?
 
**[[Stuart Radzinsky]] and [[Kelvin Inman]]. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]")</small>
 
**[[Stuart Radzinsky]] and [[Kelvin Inman]]. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=lostsupply.jpg|articlename=Periodic resupply drop|name=Supply drop}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=lostsupply.jpg|articlename=Periodic resupply drop|name=Supply drop}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Lockdown]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Lockdown]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How are the supplies delivered to the Island?
 
*How are the supplies delivered to the Island?
 
**By helicopters. <small>([[Sri Lanka video]])</small>
 
**By helicopters. <small>([[Sri Lanka video]])</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Buzz.jpg|articlename=The Purge|name=The Purge}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Buzz.jpg|articlename=The Purge|name=The Purge}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Enter 77]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Enter 77]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Purge?
 
*What was the Purge?
 
**The Purge was a gas attack by the [[Hostiles]] that killed most of the [[DHARMA Initiative]], effectively eradicating them from the Island. <small>("[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]")</small>
 
**The Purge was a gas attack by the [[Hostiles]] that killed most of the [[DHARMA Initiative]], effectively eradicating them from the Island. <small>("[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]")</small>
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===DHARMA Stations===
 
===DHARMA Stations===
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Swan}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Swan}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the purpose of the Swan?
 
*What was the purpose of the Swan?
  +
**The Swan was originally conceived to study the unique properties of electromagnetic energy emanating from that part of the island but it's purpose was changed following the incident.
**The Swan was built to contain a pocket of electromagnetic energy which could have disastrous consequences if released. Inside the Swan was a computer into which [[the numbers]] needed to be entered every [[108]] minutes. Doing so would cause the energy to disperse before it could reach critical levels. <small>("[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]") ("[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]")</small>
 
  +
**The Swan was repurposed to release the pocket of electromagnetic energy which could have disastrous consequences if allowed to build up.
 
**Inside the Swan was a computer into which [[the numbers]] needed to be entered every [[108]] minutes. Doing so would cause the energy to disperse before it could reach critical levels. <small>("[[Man of Science, Man of Faith]]") ("[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]")</small>
 
*What caused the electromagnetic buildup?
 
*What caused the electromagnetic buildup?
 
**Electromagnetism existed on the island for thousands of years, concentrated in specific pockets. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small> In the late 1970s, the [[DHARMA Initiative]] drilled into [[Swan|one]] such pocket, [[the Incident (event)|releasing]] its energy. The survivors of Oceanic 815, who had traveled to the past, attempted to stop the incident by detonating a [[bomb]]. Their attempt failed and may even have contributed to the Incident. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]")</small>
 
**Electromagnetism existed on the island for thousands of years, concentrated in specific pockets. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small> In the late 1970s, the [[DHARMA Initiative]] drilled into [[Swan|one]] such pocket, [[the Incident (event)|releasing]] its energy. The survivors of Oceanic 815, who had traveled to the past, attempted to stop the incident by detonating a [[bomb]]. Their attempt failed and may even have contributed to the Incident. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Arrow}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Arrow}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Everybody Hates Hugo]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Everybody Hates Hugo]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Because You Left]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Because You Left]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the station's purpose?
 
*What was the station's purpose?
 
**Intelligence gathering and defense. <small>("[[Because You Left]]")</small>
 
**Intelligence gathering and defense. <small>("[[Because You Left]]")</small>
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'''Unanswered questions'''
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
*Who did the glass eye belong to?
 
*Who did the glass eye belong to?
*What was the meaning of [[The Arrow#DHARMA Initiative|"condition one" and the "heavy ordnance"]]?
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Staff}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Staff}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Maternity Leave]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Maternity Leave]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[D.O.C.]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[D.O.C.]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What is the purpose of the Staff?
 
*What is the purpose of the Staff?
 
**The Staff was a medical facility built by the DHARMA Initiative. It was later used by the Others as the place they would bring pregnant women to give birth and die, due to the problems experienced by pregnant women on the Island. <small>("[[D.O.C.]]")</small>
 
**The Staff was a medical facility built by the DHARMA Initiative. It was later used by the Others as the place they would bring pregnant women to give birth and die, due to the problems experienced by pregnant women on the Island. <small>("[[D.O.C.]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Pearl}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Pearl}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[?]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[?]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the purpose of the Pearl?
 
*What was the purpose of the Pearl?
 
**The Pearl was a station designed to monitor the other DHARMA stations via hidden surveillance cameras. In the orientation video for the Pearl, "[[Pierre Chang|Mark Wickmund]]" claimed that the inhabitants of [[the Swan]] were unknowingly participating in a psychological experiment and that it was of vital importance to record every activity undertaken by the people in the Swan. <small>("[[?]]") ("[[The Cost of Living]]")</small>
 
**The Pearl was a station designed to monitor the other DHARMA stations via hidden surveillance cameras. In the orientation video for the Pearl, "[[Pierre Chang|Mark Wickmund]]" claimed that the inhabitants of [[the Swan]] were unknowingly participating in a psychological experiment and that it was of vital importance to record every activity undertaken by the people in the Swan. <small>("[[?]]") ("[[The Cost of Living]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Door}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Door}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Three Minutes]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Three Minutes]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the purpose of the Door?
 
*What was the purpose of the Door?
 
**The Door was a fake DHARMA station, presumably constructed by the Others as part of their [[decoy village]] in order to get [[Michael]] to lure [[Jack]], [[Kate]], [[Sawyer]] and [[Hurley]] into a trap. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]")</small>
 
**The Door was a fake DHARMA station, presumably constructed by the Others as part of their [[decoy village]] in order to get [[Michael]] to lure [[Jack]], [[Kate]], [[Sawyer]] and [[Hurley]] into a trap. <small>("[[Live Together, Die Alone]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Hydra}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Hydra}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[A Tale of Two Cities]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[A Tale of Two Cities]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The New Man in Charge]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Hydra's purpose?
 
*What was the Hydra's purpose?
 
**The Hydra was mostly used to conduct experiments in zoology,(on [[polar bears]], [[sharks]], dolphins, [[rabbits]] and birds), <small>("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]") ("[[Every Man for Himself]]") ("[[The New Man In Charge]]")</small> though other types of experiments were also conducted here, such as memory purging and brainwashing in [[Room 23]] <small>("[[The Package]]")</small>. Widmore's team used it to research electromagnetism in the [[solenoid coil chamber]]. <small>("[[Happily Ever After]]")</small>.
 
**The Hydra was mostly used to conduct experiments in zoology,(on [[polar bears]], [[sharks]], dolphins, [[rabbits]] and birds), <small>("[[A Tale of Two Cities]]") ("[[Every Man for Himself]]") ("[[The New Man In Charge]]")</small> though other types of experiments were also conducted here, such as memory purging and brainwashing in [[Room 23]] <small>("[[The Package]]")</small>. Widmore's team used it to research electromagnetism in the [[solenoid coil chamber]]. <small>("[[Happily Ever After]]")</small>.
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Flame}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Flame}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Enter 77]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Enter 77]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Namaste]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Namaste]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Flame's purpose?
 
*What was the Flame's purpose?
 
**The Flame was used to communicate with the other DHARMA stations, as well as the outside world. <small>("[[Namaste]]") ("[[Enter 77]]") ("[[One of Us]]")</small>
 
**The Flame was used to communicate with the other DHARMA stations, as well as the outside world. <small>("[[Namaste]]") ("[[Enter 77]]") ("[[One of Us]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/LG}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/LG}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Greatest Hits]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Greatest Hits]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 2]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Looking Glass' purpose?
 
*What was the Looking Glass' purpose?
 
**The Looking Glass was a beacon and an underwater dock for the DHARMA submarine, as well as a station for jamming radio signals to and from the Island. <small>("[[Greatest Hits]]") ("[[Through the Looking Glass]]")</small>
 
**The Looking Glass was a beacon and an underwater dock for the DHARMA submarine, as well as a station for jamming radio signals to and from the Island. <small>("[[Greatest Hits]]") ("[[Through the Looking Glass]]")</small>
 
*Why did Charlie find two women inside, even though Juliet claimed the station was flooded and abandoned?
 
*Why did Charlie find two women inside, even though Juliet claimed the station was flooded and abandoned?
 
**Because Ben kept the Looking Glass' status as a working station a secret from his people (even high ranking Others such as [[Richard]], [[Mikhail]] and [[Juliet]] thought that it was actually flooded), because he thought that no one knowing about it was the key to keeping the Island safe from Charles Widmore. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass]]") ("[[The Beginning of the End]]") ("[[The Other Woman]]")</small>
 
**Because Ben kept the Looking Glass' status as a working station a secret from his people (even high ranking Others such as [[Richard]], [[Mikhail]] and [[Juliet]] thought that it was actually flooded), because he thought that no one knowing about it was the key to keeping the Island safe from Charles Widmore. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass]]") ("[[The Beginning of the End]]") ("[[The Other Woman]]")</small>
  +
*** The Others also used the beacon in The Looking Glass to move to and from the island using the submarine as needed.
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Tempest}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Tempest}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Other Woman]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Other Woman]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Tempest's purpose?
 
*What was the Tempest's purpose?
 
**The Tempest was used to research and develop chemical weapons. It may have also been intended as a weapon against the [[hostiles]], even though it was later ironically used by them against the Initiative. <small>("[[The Other Woman]]")</small>
 
**The Tempest was used to research and develop chemical weapons. It may have also been intended as a weapon against the [[hostiles]], even though it was later ironically used by them against the Initiative. <small>("[[The Other Woman]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Orchid}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Orchid}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Orchid's purpose?
 
*What was the Orchid's purpose?
**The Orchid was used to experiment on spatio-temporal travel as well as exotic matter research. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]")</small>
+
**The Orchid appeared to be a herbology lab but was used to experiment on spatio-temporal travel as well as exotic matter research. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]")</small>
 
*How was it that the [[rabbits]] were able to travel through time?
 
*How was it that the [[rabbits]] were able to travel through time?
 
**By drawing on the pocket of electromagnetic energy behind the station's lower walls. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]") ("[[Because You Left]]")</small>
 
**By drawing on the pocket of electromagnetic energy behind the station's lower walls. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]") ("[[Because You Left]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{Portal/Lamp--Post}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{Portal/Lamp--Post}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Lie]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Lie]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the Lamp Post's purpose?
 
*What was the Lamp Post's purpose?
 
**The Lamp Post was used to locate the Island by predicting its most likely location at a given point in time. <small>("[[316]]")</small> It also sent automated messages to the DHARMA logistics warehouse in Guam to send supply drops. <small>("[[The New Man in Charge]]")</small>
 
**The Lamp Post was used to locate the Island by predicting its most likely location at a given point in time. <small>("[[316]]")</small> It also sent automated messages to the DHARMA logistics warehouse in Guam to send supply drops. <small>("[[The New Man in Charge]]")</small>
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==Ajira Flight 316==
 
==Ajira Flight 316==
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Ilana.png|articlename=Ilana Verdansky|name=Ilana}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Ilana.png|articlename=Ilana Verdansky|name=Ilana}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Ab Aeterno]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why was Sayid in Ilana's custody on Ajira Flight 316?
 
*Why was Sayid in Ilana's custody on Ajira Flight 316?
 
**Primarily she claimed that she was a bounty hunter hired by [[Peter Avellino]]'s family to apprehend Sayid <small>("[[He's Our You]]")</small>, though it was later revealed that she did this to bring Sayid to [[the Island]], as part of her role as the person responsible for protecting Jacob, and later the remaining candidates. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
 
**Primarily she claimed that she was a bounty hunter hired by [[Peter Avellino]]'s family to apprehend Sayid <small>("[[He's Our You]]")</small>, though it was later revealed that she did this to bring Sayid to [[the Island]], as part of her role as the person responsible for protecting Jacob, and later the remaining candidates. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]") ("[[Ab Aeterno]]")</small>
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'''Unanswered questions'''
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
*Why was she in the Russian hospital?
 
*Why was she in the Russian hospital?
  +
**The ABC episode recap for Ab Aeterno stated that she was badly burned during training.
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=ShadowStatuePortal.jpg|articlename=Shadow of the statue|name=Shadow of the statue}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=ShadowStatuePortal.jpg|articlename=Shadow of the statue|name=Shadow of the statue}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the answer to the question?
 
*What was the answer to the question?
**"He which shall protect us all" ("Ille qui nos omnes servabit"). <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
+
**"He which shall protect/save us all" ("Ille qui nos omnes servabit"). <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
 
*What was the significance of the question?
 
*What was the significance of the question?
 
**Ilana was told to show the content of the Ajira crate to the person who will correctly answer the question. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
 
**Ilana was told to show the content of the Ajira crate to the person who will correctly answer the question. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=5x16 LockeInABox mini.jpg|articlename=Ajira crate|name=Crate}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=5x16 LockeInABox mini.jpg|articlename=Ajira crate|name=Crate}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was in the Ajira crate?
 
*What was in the Ajira crate?
 
**The dead body of John Locke. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
 
**The dead body of John Locke. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAB|image=OutriggerChasePortal.jpg|articlename=Outrigger chase|name=Outrigger chase}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAB|image=OutriggerChasePortal.jpg|articlename=Outrigger chase|name=Outrigger chase}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Little Prince]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Little Prince]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
| <!--Solved in-->
 
| <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
''Unanswered questions'':
 
''Unanswered questions'':
 
*Who was in the other outrigger?
 
*Who was in the other outrigger?
**Crewmen from the Black Rock, according to [[Black Rock journal entry transcript|supplementary DVD material]]. Damon Lindelof, however, later referred to the mystery as a forever "unchecked box", suggesting that that material is non-canon.<ref name="ComicCon2011"></ref>
+
**Crewmen from the Black Rock, according to [[Black Rock journal entry transcript|supplementary DVD material]]. Damon Lindelof, however, later referred to the mystery as a forever "unchecked box", suggesting that that material is non-canon.<ref name="ComicCon2011" />
   
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAB|image=Normal 608-14.jpg|articlename=Ajira massacre|name=Ajira massacre}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAB|image=Normal 608-14.jpg|articlename=Ajira massacre|name=Ajira massacre}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Recon]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Recon]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| n/a<!--Solved in-->
 
|| n/a<!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
*Who killed them, and why?
+
*Who killed them?
  +
**Charles Widmore's group killed them. <small> ("[[Lost Encyclopedia]]") </small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
 
==Jacob vs. the Man in Black==
 
==Jacob vs. the Man in Black==
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Jacob.JPG|articlename=Jacob|name=Jacob}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Jacob.JPG|articlename=Jacob|name=Jacob}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Two for the Road]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Two for the Road]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What was the name of "Him", the man Ben said was the Others' leader?
 
*What was the name of "Him", the man Ben said was the Others' leader?
 
**It was Jacob. <small>("[[I Do]]")</small>
 
**It was Jacob. <small>("[[I Do]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAC|image=Portal-Cabin.jpg|articlename=Jacob's cabin|name=Jacob's cabin}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAC|image=Portal-Cabin.jpg|articlename=Jacob's cabin|name=Jacob's cabin}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Man Behind the Curtain]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident, Part 1]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident, Part 1]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What is the origin of the cabin?
 
*What is the origin of the cabin?
 
**The cabin was built by [[Horace Goodspeed]], originally as a vacation spot for him and his wife. <small>("[[Cabin Fever]]")</small>
 
**The cabin was built by [[Horace Goodspeed]], originally as a vacation spot for him and his wife. <small>("[[Cabin Fever]]")</small>
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*Why did [[Ilana]] order the burning of the cabin?
 
*Why did [[Ilana]] order the burning of the cabin?
 
**It was being used by someone other than Jacob, most likely the Man in Black. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]")</small>
 
**It was being used by someone other than Jacob, most likely the Man in Black. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 1]]")</small>
*Who asked Locke for help and why did objects start flying around the room?
+
*Who asked Locke for help and why did objects start flying around the room? Whose eye did Locke and Hurley see?
 
**The Man in Black asked Locke for help, appeared to him briefly, and caused objects to fly around the room to manipulate both Locke and Ben.
 
**The Man in Black asked Locke for help, appeared to him briefly, and caused objects to fly around the room to manipulate both Locke and Ben.
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
  +
*Who breached the circle of ash?
*Whose eye did [[Hurley]] see in the cabin?
 
 
*How was the cabin able to change locations?
 
*How was the cabin able to change locations?
 
*Why did Jacob abandon the cabin?
 
*Why did Jacob abandon the cabin?
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Jacob'sNemesisPortal.jpg|articlename=The Man in Black|name=The Man in Black}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Jacob'sNemesisPortal.jpg|articlename=The Man in Black|name=The Man in Black}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Incident, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who was the Man in Black?
 
*Who was the Man in Black?
 
**He was once a man, [[Jacob]]'s twin brother and [[Claudia]]'s second son, raised by [[Mother]]. He was keen on leaving the Island, though Mother constantly prevented him from doing so, eventually culminating in her killing [[Claudia's people]], leading the Man in Black to kill her. Jacob, angered with this, threw the Man in Black into the Heart, making him [[the Monster]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**He was once a man, [[Jacob]]'s twin brother and [[Claudia]]'s second son, raised by [[Mother]]. He was keen on leaving the Island, though Mother constantly prevented him from doing so, eventually culminating in her killing [[Claudia's people]], leading the Man in Black to kill her. Jacob, angered with this, threw the Man in Black into the Heart, making him [[the Monster]]. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=CandidatesPortal.jpg|articlename=Candidates|name=Candidates}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=CandidatesPortal.jpg|articlename=Candidates|name=Candidates}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Incident, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Incident, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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*Who are the candidates?
 
*Who are the candidates?
 
**The candidates were possible replacements for [[Jacob]], who knew that [[the Man in Black]] would eventually succeed in killing him. Many candidates existed, however by the time of his death, Jacob had narrowed it down to six names, each of which corresponding to one of [[the numbers]]: [[Locke]] (4), [[Hurley|Reyes]] (8), [[Sawyer|Ford]] (15), [[Sayid|Jarrah]] (16), [[Jack|Shephard]] (23) and [[Kwon]] (42, either [[Jin]] or [[Sun]]). [[Ilana]] also suggested that [[Frank]] may have been a candidate. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]") ("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[What They Died For]]")</small>
 
**The candidates were possible replacements for [[Jacob]], who knew that [[the Man in Black]] would eventually succeed in killing him. Many candidates existed, however by the time of his death, Jacob had narrowed it down to six names, each of which corresponding to one of [[the numbers]]: [[Locke]] (4), [[Hurley|Reyes]] (8), [[Sawyer|Ford]] (15), [[Sayid|Jarrah]] (16), [[Jack|Shephard]] (23) and [[Kwon]] (42, either [[Jin]] or [[Sun]]). [[Ilana]] also suggested that [[Frank]] may have been a candidate. <small>("[[The Incident, Part 2]]") ("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[What They Died For]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=6x01 What happened 122x90.png|articlename=Sayid#2007 (Season 6)|name=Sayid's resurrection}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=6x01 What happened 122x90.png|articlename=Sayid#2007 (Season 6)|name=Sayid's revival}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Last Recruit]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Last Recruit]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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*Who resurrected Sayid?
+
*Who revived Sayid?
 
**[[The Man in Black]]. <small>("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small>
 
**[[The Man in Black]]. <small>("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small>
*What happened to Sayid during the resurrection?
+
*What happened to Sayid during the revival?
 
**He was claimed by [[the Man in Black]], similarly to the way [[Robert]] and the other Besixdouze scientists were claimed. <small>("[[What Kate Does]]") ("[[Sundown]]") ("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small>
 
**He was claimed by [[the Man in Black]], similarly to the way [[Robert]] and the other Besixdouze scientists were claimed. <small>("[[What Kate Does]]") ("[[Sundown]]") ("[[The Last Recruit]]")</small>
 
*What happens when someone is claimed?
 
*What happens when someone is claimed?
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalLighthouse.jpg|articlename=The Lighthouse|name=The Lighthouse}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalLighthouse.jpg|articlename=The Lighthouse|name=The Lighthouse}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
 
|| "[[Lighthouse]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Lighthouse]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[What They Died For]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[What They Died For]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#aaaaaa|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#aaaaaa" |
   
 
*Why were the names of all the candidates there?
 
*Why were the names of all the candidates there?
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalWidmoreSub.jpg|articlename=Widmore's submarine|name=Widmore's return}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalWidmoreSub.jpg|articlename=Widmore's submarine|name=Widmore's return}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Dr. Linus]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Dr. Linus]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[What They Died For]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[What They Died For]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did Widmore come back after not being able to do so for many years?
 
*How did Widmore come back after not being able to do so for many years?
 
**Widmore claimed that Jacob had visited him and told him to go back, most likely abolishing his exile as a result. <small>("[[What They Died For]]")</small>
 
**Widmore claimed that Jacob had visited him and told him to go back, most likely abolishing his exile as a result. <small>("[[What They Died For]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAC|image=themother.jpg|articlename=Mother|name=Mother}}
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAC|image=themother.jpg|articlename=Mother|name=Mother}}
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Recon]]"
 
|| "[[Recon]]"
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]"
 
|| "[[Across the Sea]]"
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who was she?
 
*Who was she?
 
**She was the protector of the Island prior to Jacob. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
 
**She was the protector of the Island prior to Jacob. <small>("[[Across the Sea]]")</small>
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'''Unanswered questions'''
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
*What was her name and what were her origins?
 
*What was her name and what were her origins?
  +
**Mother told Claudia, "I got here the same way you did, by accident." Claudia arrived by shipwreck. <small> ("[[Across the Sea]]") </small>
   
 
|}
 
|}
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==Off the Island==
 
==Off the Island==
   
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Nadia.png|articlename=Noor "Nadia" Abed Jazeem|name=Nadia's whereabouts}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Nadia.png|articlename=Noor "Nadia" Abed Jazeem|name=Nadia's whereabouts}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Solitary]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 1]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 1]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Where did Nadia go after escaping the Intelligence Division's imprisonment?
 
*Where did Nadia go after escaping the Intelligence Division's imprisonment?
 
**She initially went to [[United Kingdom in Lost|the UK]], <small>("[[Greatest Hits]]")</small>, later making her way to [[United States in Lost|the US]] living in Los Angeles, California <small>("[[Lockdown]]")</small> and finally Irvine, California. <small>("[[The Greater Good]]")</small>
 
**She initially went to [[United Kingdom in Lost|the UK]], <small>("[[Greatest Hits]]")</small>, later making her way to [[United States in Lost|the US]] living in Los Angeles, California <small>("[[Lockdown]]")</small> and finally Irvine, California. <small>("[[The Greater Good]]")</small>
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|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=7418880portal.jpg|articlename=Tracking station|name=Penny's search}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=7418880portal.jpg|articlename=Tracking station|name=Penny's search}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
   
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Hawking.jpg|articlename=Eloise Hawking|name=Eloise Hawking}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Hawking.jpg|articlename=Eloise Hawking|name=Eloise Hawking}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Flashes Before Your Eyes]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Flashes Before Your Eyes]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Follow the Leader]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Follow the Leader]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How does she know of Desmond's future?
 
*How does she know of Desmond's future?
 
**She had previous experience with time travelers from the future, including the opportunity to read [[Daniel Faraday|her son]]'s [[Daniel's journal|notebook]]. <small>("[[The Variable]]") ("[[Follow the Leader]]")</small>
 
**She had previous experience with time travelers from the future, including the opportunity to read [[Daniel Faraday|her son]]'s [[Daniel's journal|notebook]]. <small>("[[The Variable]]") ("[[Follow the Leader]]")</small>
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
'''Unanswered questions'''
 
*What was her relationship with [[Brother Campbell]]?
 
*What was her relationship with [[Brother Campbell]]?
  +
**Although not definitively answered, it's worth noting that both Eloise and Campbell were in charge of churches, and both guided Desmond in directing him onto the right path of his destiny.
 
|}
 
|}
   
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+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Benthamport.jpg|articlename=John Locke#Post-Island and death|name=Jeremy Bentham}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Benthamport.jpg|articlename=John Locke#Post-Island and death|name=Jeremy Bentham}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who was the man in the coffin?
 
*Who was the man in the coffin?
 
**[[John Locke]]. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]")</small>
 
**[[John Locke]]. <small>("[[There's No Place Like Home, Part 3]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
+
{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
 
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
 
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAC|image=Miles-portal.png|articlename=Mediumship|name=Mediumship}} <!--Portal-->
 
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
 
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
 
 
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
 
||"[[Confirmed Dead]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
||"[[N/A]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
 
*Which characters have mediumship?
 
**Miles Straume, Hurley, and the Man in Black.
 
*What does this ability entail?
 
**Hurley and the Man in Black can talk directly with the dead, while Miles can only read the last thoughts and visions of the dead.
 
'''Unanswered Questions'''
 
*What causes certain characters to have mediumship?
 
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{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
 
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Oceanic6-mini.jpg|articlename=Oceanic Six|name=Oceanic Six}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Oceanic6-mini.jpg|articlename=Oceanic Six|name=Oceanic Six}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who were the Oceanic Six?
 
*Who were the Oceanic Six?
 
**They were a group of six people who eventually left the Island, and consisted of [[Jack]], [[Kate]], [[Hurley]], [[Sayid]], [[Aaron]] and [[Sun]]. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass|The Beginning of the End|The Economist]]")</small><small>("[[Eggtown]]") ("[[Ji Yeon]]")</small>
 
**They were a group of six people who eventually left the Island, and consisted of [[Jack]], [[Kate]], [[Hurley]], [[Sayid]], [[Aaron]] and [[Sun]]. <small>("[[Through the Looking Glass|The Beginning of the End|The Economist]]")</small><small>("[[Eggtown]]") ("[[Ji Yeon]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Abaddon.jpg|articlename=Matthew Abaddon|name=Matthew Abaddon}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=Portal-Abaddon.jpg|articlename=Matthew Abaddon|name=Matthew Abaddon}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Beginning of the End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
+
| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who was Matthew Abaddon?
 
*Who was Matthew Abaddon?
 
**He was the man who worked for Charles Widmore,<small>("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]")</small> and who was responsible for bringing ''[[the Kahana]]'''s [[science team]] together. <small>("[[Confirmed Dead]]")</small>
 
**He was the man who worked for Charles Widmore,<small>("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]")</small> and who was responsible for bringing ''[[the Kahana]]'''s [[science team]] together. <small>("[[Confirmed Dead]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=BenCharlesFuedPortal.png|articlename=Benjamin Linus vs. Charles Widmore|name=Ben vs. Widmore}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=BenCharlesFuedPortal.png|articlename=Benjamin Linus vs. Charles Widmore|name=Ben vs. Widmore}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Other Woman]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Other Woman]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Dead Is Dead]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did their rivalry start?
 
*How did their rivalry start?
 
**Their feud started when Ben disobeyed Widmore's orders to kill Rousseau, and later Alex, who he adopted and raised as an Other. <small>("[[Dead Is Dead]]")</small>
 
**Their feud started when Ben disobeyed Widmore's orders to kill Rousseau, and later Alex, who he adopted and raised as an Other. <small>("[[Dead Is Dead]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=SayidVictimsPortal.jpg|articlename=Lists#Ben's list|name=Sayid's victims}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=SayidVictimsPortal.jpg|articlename=Lists#Ben's list|name=Sayid's victims}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Economist]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Economist]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[He's Our You]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[He's Our You]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
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*Why did Sayid start working for Ben?
 
*Why did Sayid start working for Ben?
 
**Because after [[Ishmael Bakir]], an associate of Widmore's killed Nadia, Ben manipulates Sayid into thinking he can revenge his late wife and protect his friends by joining Ben. <small>("[[The Shape of Things to Come]]")</small>
 
**Because after [[Ishmael Bakir]], an associate of Widmore's killed Nadia, Ben manipulates Sayid into thinking he can revenge his late wife and protect his friends by joining Ben. <small>("[[The Shape of Things to Come]]")</small>
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=BackToIslandPortal.jpg|articlename=A-Missions#Off-Island (Pt. 3): Return to the Island|name=Return to the Island}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=BackToIslandPortal.jpg|articlename=A-Missions#Off-Island (Pt. 3): Return to the Island|name=Return to the Island}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Through the Looking Glass, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[316]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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*Why did the ones who left need to come back?
 
*Why did the ones who left need to come back?
 
**Overall because they were candidates to replace Jacob as [[protector]] after his death. Locke presented this to them as "their destiny", though he did not know what that destiny entailed <small>("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]") ("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[What They Died For]]")</small>
 
**Overall because they were candidates to replace Jacob as [[protector]] after his death. Locke presented this to them as "their destiny", though he did not know what that destiny entailed <small>("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]") ("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[What They Died For]]")</small>
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==Flash sideways==
 
==Flash sideways==
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=ChangingThePastPortal.jpg|articlename=Flash-sideways timeline|name=Changing the timeline}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=ChangingThePastPortal.jpg|articlename=Flash-sideways timeline|name=Changing the timeline}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Variable]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Variable]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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*Can the past be changed?
 
*Can the past be changed?
 
**No. Events in the past already occurred. Their consequences, which future people witness, prove what occurred. Regardless of past peoples' motivations and their knowledge of the present, they eventually chose a specific course of action, one that produced the present's current state. {{crossref|5x01|5x02}}
 
**No. Events in the past already occurred. Their consequences, which future people witness, prove what occurred. Regardless of past peoples' motivations and their knowledge of the present, they eventually chose a specific course of action, one that produced the present's current state. {{crossref|5x01|5x02}}
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**No. [[Daniel Faraday]] briefly hypothesized that a sufficiently major event, such as detonating a hydrogen bomb, could undo past events. He was later proven incorrect. Although it initially seemed that such actions caused the timeline to diverge into parallel branches, the events in the [[flash sideways]] took place in the afterlife, long after the crash of Oceanic 815. <small>("[[The Variable]]") ("[[LA X, Part 1]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**No. [[Daniel Faraday]] briefly hypothesized that a sufficiently major event, such as detonating a hydrogen bomb, could undo past events. He was later proven incorrect. Although it initially seemed that such actions caused the timeline to diverge into parallel branches, the events in the [[flash sideways]] took place in the afterlife, long after the crash of Oceanic 815. <small>("[[The Variable]]") ("[[LA X, Part 1]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=UnderwaterPortal.jpg|articlename=The Island#Flash sideways timeline|name=Island's submergence}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=UnderwaterPortal.jpg|articlename=The Island#Flash sideways timeline|name=Island's submergence}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How could the Island have sunk?
 
*How could the Island have sunk?
 
**Removing the [[cork]] from [[the Heart]] causes the Island to begin to sink. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**Removing the [[cork]] from [[the Heart]] causes the Island to begin to sink. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
*Why was the Island submerged in the flash sideways timeline?
 
*Why was the Island submerged in the flash sideways timeline?
**Due to the revelation that the [[flash sideways world]] was actually the [[afterlife]], it is likely that the Island being submerged was a narrative device to indicate that the Island held no power over the lives of the Oceanic passengers. <small>("[[LA X, Part 1]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
+
**Due to the revelation that the [[flash sideways world]] was actually the [[afterlife]], it is likely that the Island being submerged was a symbolic clue as to this reveal, given that the sinking of the Island would have resulted in the death of mankind in the real world. It may also be a narrative device to indicate that the Island held no power over the lives of the Oceanic passengers. <small>("[[LA X, Part 1]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=LuggagePortal.jpg|articlename=LA X#Flash-sideways timeline|name=Misplaced luggage}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=LuggagePortal.jpg|articlename=LA X#Flash-sideways timeline|name=Misplaced luggage}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*What happened to Locke's knives and Christian's coffin?
 
*What happened to Locke's knives and Christian's coffin?
 
**Within the context of the flash sideways, Oceanic Airlines simply misplaced the items. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[The End]]")</small> The characters created the world of the flash sideways and sought to let go of obsessions and remember significant experiences. Losing and recovering their literal baggage helped them along this path. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**Within the context of the flash sideways, Oceanic Airlines simply misplaced the items. <small>("[[The Substitute]]") ("[[The End]]")</small> The characters created the world of the flash sideways and sought to let go of obsessions and remember significant experiences. Losing and recovering their literal baggage helped them along this path. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=JackWoundPortal.jpg|articlename=Jack Shephard (flash-sideways timeline)|name=Jack}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=JackWoundPortal.jpg|articlename=Jack Shephard (flash-sideways timeline)|name=Jack}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How was Jack's life different in the flash sideways timeline?
 
*How was Jack's life different in the flash sideways timeline?
 
**In the flash sideways timeline, Jack had had a son with [[Juliet Carlson]]. Though he strove to be a better father than [[Christian]], Jack's relation with his son [[David Shephard|David]] was strained. Despite this, Jack was able to patch up his relationship with David; something he had never been able to do with his own father. <small>("[[Lighthouse]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**In the flash sideways timeline, Jack had had a son with [[Juliet Carlson]]. Though he strove to be a better father than [[Christian]], Jack's relation with his son [[David Shephard|David]] was strained. Despite this, Jack was able to patch up his relationship with David; something he had never been able to do with his own father. <small>("[[Lighthouse]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=DesmondPlanePortal.jpg|articlename=Desmond Hume (flash-sideways timeline)|name=Desmond}}
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=DesmondPlanePortal.jpg|articlename=Desmond Hume (flash-sideways timeline)|name=Desmond}}
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]"
 
|| "[[The End]]"
 
|| "[[The End]]"
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why was Desmond on the plane in the flash sideways timeline?
 
*Why was Desmond on the plane in the flash sideways timeline?
 
**He was in Australia to close a deal for his employer, [[Charles Widmore]]. <small>("[[Happily Ever After]]")</small>
 
**He was in Australia to close a deal for his employer, [[Charles Widmore]]. <small>("[[Happily Ever After]]")</small>
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|}
 
|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
+
|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalAltJinSun.jpg|articlename=Kwon|name=Jin and Sun}} <!--Portal-->
+
! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalAltJinSun.jpg|articlename=Kwon|name=Jin and Sun}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Package]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Package]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Why did [[Anne Brown|the Oceanic agent]] refer to Sun as Miss Paik?
 
*Why did [[Anne Brown|the Oceanic agent]] refer to Sun as Miss Paik?
 
**Because in the flash sideways timeline, Sun and Jin never got married, though they did have a love affair. <small>("[[The Package]]")</small>
 
**Because in the flash sideways timeline, Sun and Jin never got married, though they did have a love affair. <small>("[[The Package]]")</small>
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|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=LockeAltParalysisPortal.jpg|articlename=John Locke (flash-sideways timeline)|name=John}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=LockeAltParalysisPortal.jpg|articlename=John Locke (flash-sideways timeline)|name=John}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 1]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Candidate]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The Candidate]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did Locke lose the use of his legs in the flash sideways timeline?
 
*How did Locke lose the use of his legs in the flash sideways timeline?
 
**In a plane accident with his father. <small>("[[The Candidate]]")</small>
 
**In a plane accident with his father. <small>("[[The Candidate]]")</small>
 
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|}
   
{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalAltBen.jpg|articlename=Benjamin Linus (flash-sideways timeline)|name=Dr. Linus}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=PortalAltBen.jpg|articlename=Benjamin Linus (flash-sideways timeline)|name=Dr. Linus}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The Substitute]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The Substitute]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Dr. Linus]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[Dr. Linus]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did Ben end up in the outside world and was he still affiliated with any of the previous Island factions?
 
*How did Ben end up in the outside world and was he still affiliated with any of the previous Island factions?
 
**He left the Island with his father, [[Roger Linus]] while the [[DHARMA Initiative]] was still functioning on [[the Island]], so Ben was never part of [[the Purge]], and never defected to [[the Others]]. <small>("[[Dr. Linus]]")</small>
 
**He left the Island with his father, [[Roger Linus]] while the [[DHARMA Initiative]] was still functioning on [[the Island]], so Ben was never part of [[the Purge]], and never defected to [[the Others]]. <small>("[[Dr. Linus]]")</small>
 
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{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image={{portalIMG|David Shephard}}|articlename=David Shephard's mother|name=David Shephard}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image={{portalIMG|David Shephard}}|articlename=David Shephard's mother|name=David Shephard}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
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! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
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|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[Lighthouse]] <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[Lighthouse]] <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]] <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]] <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*Who is his mother?
 
*Who is his mother?
 
**[[Juliet Carlson]], who had married and been divorced from {{alt|Jack Shephard}} in the flash sideways timeline. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**[[Juliet Carlson]], who had married and been divorced from {{alt|Jack Shephard}} in the flash sideways timeline. <small>("[[The End]]")</small>
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{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|{{CharPortalAA|image=timeline-r.jpg|articlename=Awakenings|name=Seeing other timelines}} <!--Portal-->
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |{{CharPortalAA|image=timeline-r.jpg|articlename=Awakenings|name=Seeing other timelines}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[LA X, Part 2]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#cccccc" |
 
*How did Juliet know "it worked"?
 
*How did Juliet know "it worked"?
 
**When Juliet was near death, she was able to see a vision of the afterlife, wherein [[Oceanic 815]] never crashed. She may have incorrectly assumed that they had been successful in preventing [[the Incident]], resulting in Oceanic 815's safe landing in Los Angeles. However, she also said to Sawyer as she was dying, "We should get coffee sometime. We can go Dutch." Later, when she met him at the vending machine in the flash sideways, she said the exact same thing about going Dutch for coffee, followed by "It worked," referring to the trick she suggested for getting Sawyer's stuck candy bar out of the machine. So it is possible that those last thoughts, "It worked," that Miles detected from her grave, were actually her seeing her afterlife, and repeating what she said to Sawyer at the machine. <small>("[[LA X, Part 1]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**When Juliet was near death, she was able to see a vision of the afterlife, wherein [[Oceanic 815]] never crashed. She may have incorrectly assumed that they had been successful in preventing [[the Incident]], resulting in Oceanic 815's safe landing in Los Angeles. However, she also said to Sawyer as she was dying, "We should get coffee sometime. We can go Dutch." Later, when she met him at the vending machine in the flash sideways, she said the exact same thing about going Dutch for coffee, followed by "It worked," referring to the trick she suggested for getting Sawyer's stuck candy bar out of the machine. So it is possible that those last thoughts, "It worked," that Miles detected from her grave, were actually her seeing her afterlife, and repeating what she said to Sawyer at the machine. <small>("[[LA X, Part 1]]") ("[[The End]]")</small>
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{|border=1 bordercolor=black width=100% style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center"
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{| border="1" width="100%" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; border: 1px #999999 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size:11px; text-align: center" bordercolor="black"
   
|- bgcolor=#aaaaaa
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|- bgcolor="#aaaaaa"
!rowspan=2 align="center" width=20%|
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! rowspan="2" align="center" width="20%" |
 
{{CharPortalAA|image=lostmovingon.jpg|articlename=The End|name=Moving On}} <!--Portal-->
 
{{CharPortalAA|image=lostmovingon.jpg|articlename=The End|name=Moving On}} <!--Portal-->
!align="center" width=40%|Introduced
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! align="center" width="40%" |Introduced
!align="center" width=40%|Solved
+
! align="center" width="40%" |Solved
   
|- bgcolor=#cccccc
+
|- bgcolor="#cccccc"
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Introduced in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
 
|| "[[The End]]" <!--Solved in-->
   
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
 
|- align="left" valign="top"
|colspan=3 bgcolor=#cccccc|
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*Why aren't Michael and Walt at the church?
 
*Why aren't Michael and Walt at the church?
 
**[[Michael]] wasn't at the church because he was trapped on the Island as a ghost for having murdered [[Ana Lucia]] and [[Libby]]. Walt likely wasn't there because the Island (and thus the Oceanic castaways) were no longer a part of his life. The most important part of their lives were the time they spent together. This indicates that [[Walt]] and anyone else capable of moving on, likely has a different experience and set of people, unspecified, to move on with, and did not contribute to the creation of the Island survivors flash sideways world; he had "been through enough." <small>("[[Two for the Road]]") ("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]") ("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")("[[The End]]")</small>
 
**[[Michael]] wasn't at the church because he was trapped on the Island as a ghost for having murdered [[Ana Lucia]] and [[Libby]]. Walt likely wasn't there because the Island (and thus the Oceanic castaways) were no longer a part of his life. The most important part of their lives were the time they spent together. This indicates that [[Walt]] and anyone else capable of moving on, likely has a different experience and set of people, unspecified, to move on with, and did not contribute to the creation of the Island survivors flash sideways world; he had "been through enough." <small>("[[Two for the Road]]") ("[[The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham]]") ("[[Everybody Loves Hugo]]")("[[The End]]")</small>

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A question mark, seen in the blast door map. ("Lockdown")


This article lists Lost's major mysteries and their implied answers, if any exist. The Unanswered Questions heading notes aspects of mysteries in the show that were never explained.

"Solved" denotes those mysteries that the show mostly or completely solved. "Unsolved" denotes those that the show barely addressed. "Partially solved" covers the rest..

For a simpler format, which just lists Lost's mysteries, see "Mysteries At a Glance."

For an outline of every question per episode and its answer, see Questions and Answers.

Key

 Solved
Portal:Mysteries
 Partially solved
Portal:Mysteries
 Unsolved
Portal:Mysteries

The Island

Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 1" "Across the Sea"
  • Who/What is the Smoke monster?
  • How did he acquire the black smoke form?
  • What are all of the the powers of the smoke monster?
  • What is its purpose on the Island?
    • The smoke monster is considered by some to be a security system for the Island. The Others summoned it to fend off enemies like the mercenaries from the freighter. Ben and Eko also viewed the smoke monster as a judge, who evaluates the pasts of characters it encounters and decides whether they deserve to live or die. ("The Cost of Living") ("The Shape of Things to Come") ("Some Like It Hoth") Despite this, it may or may not be supposed to exist on the Island at all, having been created when Jacob threw his brother into the Heart after his Mother previously warned against entering it.
  • What are the motivations of the smoke monster?
    • The smoke monster was desperate to leave the Island, where he had felt trapped for over 2,000 years. He was willing to stop, or kill, anyone he perceived as a threat to that goal. ("The Substitute") ("Across the Sea")
  • Why does the monster make mechanical sounds?
    • They are actually the electrical sounds naturally emanating from the Monster's composition. ("The 23rd Psalm") This is because the Monster was made from the Heart of the Island's electromagnetism. ("Across the Sea") ("The End")
Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 2" "The New Man in Charge"
Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 2" "Solitary"
Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 2" "Ab Aeterno"
  • What is the Black Rock mentioned in Rousseau's distress signal?
    • A ship from the 1800's which was found in the middle of the jungle on the Island.
  • When did the ship arrive on the Island?
  • How did the ship get located in the middle of the jungle?
    • It landed there after being carried by a tidal wave. ("Ab Aeterno")
  • How did Magnus Hanso die, as the blast door map shows his resting place?
  • What happened to the crew aboard the Black Rock?
  • Why did it appear that some of the slaves had freed themselves? How did they free themselves?
Introduced Solved
"Walkabout" "S.O.S."
  • How are people healed on the Island?
  • Why are some people healed and not others?
Introduced Solved
"Walkabout" "The Last Recruit"
Introduced Solved
"House of the Rising Sun" "Across the Sea"
  • Who were Adam and Eve?
  • How did they die?
    • Mother was killed by the Man in Black. The Man in Black's human body became lifeless when Jacob threw him into the Heart, thus transferring him into smoke form. ("Across the Sea")
  • What was the meaning of the black and white rocks found on the bodies?
 Cable
Cable
Introduced Solved
"Solitary" "Greatest Hits"
  • What was the purpose of the cable?
    • It was one of several cables on the Island which lead from the Flame to the rest of the DHARMA stations. ("Enter 77")
  • Where did the cable Sayid discover lead to?
Introduced Solved
"Solitary" "This Place Is Death"
  • Who were the members of the team?
  • How did the team end up on the Island?
  • What was the "it" that killed all the other members from Rousseau's expedition?
    • Taking into account Rousseau's mental instability, shifting accounts of the story, and position as the actual murderer of her team, it is difficult to determine what she meant when she recorded her messages. However, she likely meant the Black Smoke or the Sickness. ("Solitary") ("This Place Is Death")
  • How did Montand lose his arm?
    • He was taken by the Monster to the Temple entrance, where the rest of his team tried to pull him up, though the Monster managed to pull him down, ripping his arm off. ("This Place Is Death")
  • What were the science team studying?
Introduced Solved
"Exodus, Part 1" "This Place Is Death"
  • Who lit the pillar of smoke seen in "Exodus, Part 1"?
  • Who lit the pillar that Rousseau mentions from the past?
    • It was Rousseau's campfire, seen by Jin just before she shoots Robert, something that she probably misremembered as happening the night before Alex's kidnapping. ("This Place Is Death")
Introduced Solved
"Solitary" "A Tale of Two Cities"
  • Who are the Others?
  • How did they get to the Island?
  • What is their purpose on the Island?
    • Jacob's intent for the Others was to prove that people could be good on their own accord. Their primary goal was to protect the island from threats. ("Solitary") ("Ab Aeterno")
  • Why did they kidnap children?
    • For the children's own protection, according to Ben. Ben had a particular fondness for children, perhaps due to his own troubled upbringing; his refusal to kill Danielle and his kidnapping Alex against orders divided him and Charles Widmore. More broadly, the Others were unable to give birth on the island, so they kidnapped to supplement their population. They were also intently interested in running tests on some children, such as Walt, who exhibited unusual powers. ("Dead Is Dead")("Raised By Another") ("Not in Portland")
Introduced Solved
"Solitary" "What Kate Does"
  • How did the Sickness manifest?
  • What causes the Sickness?
  • How did the vaccine prevent the sickness?
    • Nothing related the two. The vaccine allegedly prevented a different disease, one from which the Swan was quarantined. This disease did not exist; this hoax helped confine the Swan inhabitants. ("Man of Science, Man of Faith")  ("Live Together, Die Alone") The Others also injected Claire with this vaccine, allegedly to protect her from disease, but an implant they inserted, not the Sickness, caused her later symptoms. ("One of Us")
Introduced Solved
"Solitary" "Everybody Loves Hugo"
Introduced Solved
"Special" "Across the Sea"
Introduced Solved
"Numbers" "Lighthouse"
  • What do the Numbers mean?
    • Each number corresponds to the degree Jacob must turn his wheel to view candidates in the lighthouse. Each number was the degree of the remaining 6 candidates for his replacement. They were a sort of filing system, as seen in his cave. ("The Substitute") ("Lighthouse")
  • Why did the Numbers appear on the Swan hatch and why were they the code for the Hatch computer?
  • Why did the Numbers reappear regularly both on and off the Island?
    • The Numbers also represent the factors of the core values of the Valenzetti Equation, which predicts the date of the destruction of mankind. These Numbers correspond to various human and environmental factors, suggesting that they are embedded in the structure of the universe. This is also likely why the Numbers appeared to be cursed. The purpose of the DHARMA Initiative was to alter these values in order to stave off the destruction of mankind. The values were broadcast from the radio tower, with the intent of using the broadcast to determine when DHARMA had succeeded in changed them. ("The Lost Experience")
    • The frequent appearance of the numbers through out the show also demonstrates apophenia, or human's ability and desperation to see a pattern in the randomness.This relates back to the show's overall them of fate versus free will.
  • When Frank Lapidus lands the Ajira Flight 316 on the island, there is a Numbers broadcast in the same voice that Rousseau's team heard. If Danielle erased this, where is it coming from?
    • The Ajira Flight likely received the transmission bouncing through time, as radio waves are known to do on the Island. ("The Long Con")
Introduced Solved
"All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues" "Man of Science, Man of Faith"
  • What was inside the Hatch?
  • Why did a bright light suddenly appear when Locke banged the Hatch door?
    • Because the Hatch occupant, Desmond Hume turned on the light after hearing a noise from outside. ("Live Together, Die Alone")
  • Why was the inside of the hatch door labeled "quarantine"?
    • The occupants of the Swan were under the impression that they had to wear a hazmat suit in order to leave the station, thus the quarantine was likely a way to keep them inside the Swan to ensure that the button would be pushed. This quarantine is likely how Radzinsky and Kelvin were able to survive the purge. ("Live Together, Die Alone")
Introduced Solved
"Deus Ex Machina" "The 23rd Psalm"
  • Who were the people aboard the Beechcraft?
  • Why were they wearing priest outfits, even though the plane was filled with Virgin Mary statues filled with heroin, and one of the corpses has a gun?
    • Yemi, the corpse found by Boone on the plane, was an actual Catholic priest, whose help the drug smugglers (Eko, Olu and Goldie) needed. Only foreign and missionary planes were allowed to take off from Nigeria, which prevented the drug smugglers from getting their drugs out of the country to more profitable markets. He helped them only after they threatened to burn down his church, while the other corpse was disguised as a priest in order to claim the plane belonged to a mission. ("The 23rd Psalm")
  • How was a plane which took off from Nigeria crash on an island which is supposedly in the Pacific?
Introduced Solved
"Exodus, Part 2" "The New Man in Charge"
  • Where did the bird come from?
  • How was it able to pronounce Hugo's nickname, and how did it recognize him?
Introduced Solved
"Orientation" Various
  • How did DHARMA know about the Island, and how did they find it?
    • They used photos and information previously gathered by the U.S. Army who visited the Island in the 50's. The Island was found when a "clever fellow" constructed the Lamp Post station in which a pendulum revealed where the Island was most likely to be at a certain point. ("316")
  • Why were there no signs of DHARMA personnel on the Island in 2004?
  • How did DHARMA travel to and from the Island?
  • What was the purpose of the DHARMA Initiative?
Introduced Solved
"Orientation" "Across the Sea"
Introduced Solved
"Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1" "LaFleur"
  • Who were the Hostiles?
    • The Hostiles were the name that DHARMA gave to the group later known to the Flight 815 survivors as "the Others". ("Jughead")
Introduced Solved
"Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1" "Ab Aeterno"
  • What was the Statue of?
  • What was the Statue's purpose?
  • How was the Statue destroyed?
  • Who built the Statue?
  • When was the Statue built?
    • The exact date is unknown, but ancient Egypt existed between 3150 BC and 31 BC. Additionally, visitors to the Island have traveled through time when coming or going. ("Meet Kevin Johnson") ("Namaste")
Introduced Solved
"Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1" "There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3"
Introduced Solved
"Not in Portland" "The New Man in Charge"
  • What are the pregnancy issues experienced on the Island?
    • Women who got pregnant on the Island after 1977 could not carry their children to term. Sometime before the third trimester, the women experience a serious miscarriage which kills both mother and fetus. Women who conceive off-Island, such as Claire, give birth without issue. In addition, women such as Sun who conceive on island but leave before their third trimester, escape miscarriage and death. ("Do No Harm") ("Not In Portland") ("D.O.C.") ("Ji Yeon")
  • How does the Island affect the pregnant women?
    • The pregnancy problem is a consequence of the Island's electromagnetic energy, harming only those pregnant women and animals who receive direct exposure. Unfortunately, following the Incident, a previously sealed pocket of electromagnetic energy was released and continually "leaking", affecting all pregnant women on the Island, no matter their proximity to the electromagnetic source. ("LaFleur") ("The Incident, Parts 1 & 2") ("The New Man in Charge")
  • What does the Island do to the reproductive systems of its inhabitants?
    • Men experience a five-fold increase in sperm counts while on the Island, possibly due to the healing properties of the Island. ("Not in Portland") ("D.O.C.") Women's changed immune systems attack the fetus. ("One of Us)" ("The Other Woman")
  • What prevents women who conceived on the island from giving birth?
    • Their immune systems attack the new fetus as a pathogen. ("One of Us") ("The Other Woman") Women who conceived off-Island lack the immune boost when the zygote first implants.
Introduced Solved
"Cabin Fever" "316"
Introduced Solved
"There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3" "Across the Sea"
  • What was the wheel's purpose?
  • Why did DHARMA build the Orchid on top of it?
    • They discovered the Wheel while digging to the Heart. Since Dr. Chang stated that they did initially plan to use the electromagnetic energy to time travel, they most likely studied the wheel and/or the time fluctuations related to it to determine how to harness electromagnetism for such purposes as time manipulation. ("Because You Left")
  • How was the wheel accessed and installed, as it predated the DHARMA station?
  • Who built and installed the wheel?
    • The Man in Black built the original wheel and came up with the plans to use it, though it was buried with his well before he could install it. He had many remaining years on the island to build another one or restore the original. ("Across the Sea") Hieroglyphics around the wheel suggest an Egyptian involvement. ("This Place Is Death")
  • Why was the wheel and the room it resided in frozen?
Introduced Solved
"The Shape of Things to Come" "316"
Introduced Solved
"This Place Is Death" "Across the Sea"
Introduced Solved
"Across the Sea" "The End"
  • What is the Heart of the Island?
    • The Heart is the electromagnetic core of the island. The electromagnetism found deep within the island originates here and exists in its most powerful form. It radiates out to other parts of the island. ("The End")
  • Why must it be protected?
    • The Heart must be protected because if the energy is released, it could cause a global catastrophe. Similar to the Swan Incident, the electromagnetic expulsion caused the island to shake, but much more severely. Cliffs began to collapse into the ocean, and the shaking ground caused landslides and rockfalls. If it had escalated, the implications could have been disastrous. ("The End")
  • Who built its layout?

Oceanic 815

Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 1" "Stranger in a Strange Land"
Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 1" "The Brig"
  • Who wrote Sawyer's letter?
    • Even though he initially stated that the letter was written to him, Kate discovered that Sawyer wrote the letter to the original Sawyer. ("Confidence Man")
  • What was the content of Sawyer's letter?
    • It was written by Sawyer as a child, after the murder-suicide of his parents to the man he found responsible for their deaths. ("Confidence Man")
  • Who was the original Sawyer?
Introduced Solved
"Pilot, Part 1" "What Kate Did"
  • Why was Kate on the run?
    • She killed her father (who she had previously thought was her step-father) by setting of an explosion in the house where she lived with him and her mother. ("What Kate Did")
Introduced Solved
"Walkabout" "The Man from Tallahassee"
Introduced Solved
"Raised By Another" "?", "The End"
  • Why did a psychic tell Claire that she must be the one to raise Aaron?
    • Richard Malkin later revealed to Eko that his psychic abilities were a scam, thus his predictions for Claire weren't accurate. ("?")
  • Who was the couple in Los Angeles who could raise Aaron?
    • Although possibly a coincidence, since Malkin revealed that he was a fraud, Jack and Kate briefly lived together and raised Aaron in their time off the Island. Later still, Kate said she and Claire would raise Aaron. ("Something Nice Back Home") ("The End")
  • Why did Malkin change his prediction later, saying that Claire must give up Aaron to a couple in L.A.?
    • After Malkin's original prediction, his daughter drowned but awoke on the coroner's table. Rather than believing in the resurrection, Malkin interpreted his wife's belief in it as criticism of his own dishonesty. He spoke to a priest about the matter and contacted Claire shortly afterward, reversing his advice, having supposedly found a couple for her child. ("?")("Raised by Another")
  • How did Richard Malkin know Flight 815 would crash?
    • Richard Malkin later revealed that his powers were of a fraudulent nature, although his insistence on Claire taking specifically Flight 815 led her to believe he knew it would crash and force her to raise the child. It is unknown if any real psychic phenomena was at play in this scenario. ("Raised by Another")
Introduced Solved
"Walkabout" "The Other 48 Days"
  • What happened to the Tail section of the plane?
    • It crashed on the other part of the Island.
  • Were there any survivors, as Rose suggested?
Introduced Solved
"The Other 48 Days" "Enter 77"
  • What is carved on Eko's stick?
    • Passages of scripture, which he refers to as things he needs to remember. ("The 23rd Psalm")
  • Where does the bearing given to Locke on Eko's stick lead?
Introduced Solved
"Dave" "Live Together, Die Alone"
Introduced Solved
"The Whole Truth" "D.O.C."
  • Who was the father of Sun's baby?
    • It was Jin and the baby was conceived on the Island, as revealed by Juliet's ultrasound. ("D.O.C.")
  • How was Sun able to get pregnant if Jin was infertile?
    • As stated by Juliet, men see an increased sperm count on the Island. ("D.O.C.")
Introduced Solved
"Further Instructions" "The Constant"
  • What caused Desmond's flashes?
  • Can the future seen in the visions be prevented?
  • Why was Claire never seen getting on the helicopter with Aaron as Desmond predicted?
    • As already stated, the outcome of a vision will always happen, though it can be delayed or the specifics can be changed. Claire didn't leave with Aaron on the helicopter, but each eventually flew off the island. ("The End")
  • Why did Desmond's flashes stop?
    • This is likely because Desmond found his constant, thus fully anchoring his mind in time. ("The Constant")
Introduced Solved
"316" "LA X, Part 2"
  • Who gave Hurley the guitar case?
  • What was in the guitar case?
    • There was a wooden ankh inside, containing a list of the names of the survivors who came to the Temple (Reyes, Kwon, Jarrah, Shephard and Austen). ("LA X, Part 2")
  • Why did Hurley have a guitar case?
    • In addition to holding the ankh for delivery to the Temple, the guitar case may also have helped Ajira 316 to reach the Island by acting as a proxy for Charlie's guitar case on the original flight. ("Exodus, Part 2") ("316") ("LA X, Part 2")

The Others

Introduced Solved
"Solitary" "Dead Is Dead"
  • Why did the Others kidnap Alex?
    • Ben, under orders from Charles Widmore and assisted by a young Ethan Rom, went to Rousseau's tent in an attempt to kill her. However, he noticed her baby daughter, and in a quick change of heart he abducted Alex and spared Danielle, telling her to stay away from the Whispers in the jungle. Following this, Ben started taking care of Alex as his own child. ("Dead Is Dead")
Introduced Solved
"Raised By Another" "Stranger in a Strange Land"
  • Why wasn't he on the plane?
  • Why had he infiltrated the survivors' camp?
    • He was instructed by Benjamin Linus to infiltrate the survivors in order to create lists of passengers who would be deemed acceptable recruits for the Others. After discovering that Claire was pregnant, he kidnapped her in order to help the Others research their fertility problems. ("Maternity Leave") ("A Tale of Two Cities") ("The Other Woman")
  • What was his function within the Others?
Introduced Solved
"Raised By Another" "Maternity Leave"
  • Why did the Others kidnap Claire?
    • They wanted to help her successfully deliver her baby. They then then planned to take her child for research and to help populate their ranks. ("Maternity Leave")
  • Where did they keep her?
  • How did Claire escape the Others?
    • Alex helped her out of the station, at which point Danielle discovered her, knocked her out and dragged her to a place near the survivors' camp. ("Maternity Leave") ("Special")
Introduced Solved
"Exodus, Part 3" "Room 23"
  • Why did the Others kidnap Walt?
    • They were under orders from Jacob to do so, likely for research into his "special" abilities. ("Room 23")
Introduced Solved
"Abandoned" "Stranger in a Strange Land"
  • What happened to Cindy while the tail section survivors were travelling across the Island?
  • Why did Cindy stay with the Others?
    • Ben reunited her with Zack and Emma as well as the other people taken. According to the Lost Encyclopedia, she realized they were civilized people who lived in the barracks and protected the island.
Introduced Solved
"The Shape of Things to Come" "What They Died For"
  • What was the purpose of the room?
  • How was this accomplished?
  • Who built the room and when?
  • Why did the DHARMA Initiative build a house overtop of the structure?
    • This was likely to conceal the structure from public access in the Barracks.
Introduced Solved
"One of Them" "Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2"
  • Who is Henry Gale?
  • What is his position among the Others?
  • What was he doing when he was ensnared by Rousseau?
    • He informs John Locke that he was on his way to kidnap him, although, since aspects of his description of the Others have proven false on other occasions, this may not be true. ("Two for the Road")
  • Who was the real Henry Gale?
    • The real Henry Gale was a balloonist from Minnesota whose balloon crashed on The Island while he attempted a solo journey across the Pacific. He was killed by The Others and buried in an unmarked grave below his balloon. ("Lockdown") ("Dave")
Introduced Solved
"Three Minutes" "The Package"
 Runway
Runway
Introduced Solved
"The Glass Ballerina" "The End"
Introduced Solved
"Not In Portland" "Ab Aeterno"
Introduced Solved
"The Man from Tallahassee" "The Brig"
  • How did he get on the Island?
    • He was brought by the Others, who staged a car accident, after which they abducted him and brought him to the Island. ("The Brig") (Access: Granted)
  • Why was he brought to the Island?
    • Richard stated that Locke needed to kill his father in order to let go of him before rising to leadership of the Others. ("The Brig")
Introduced Solved
"Through the Looking Glass, Part 1" "Sundown"
  • What is the Temple?
  • Who built the temple?
    • A number of inscriptions inside are in Hieroglyphics, suggesting an origin dealing with ancient Egyptians. ("Lighthouse")
  • What is inside of the Temple?
    • Its primary function seems to be in surrounding the Temple Spring, just beyond the courtyard. However, it also houses the working quarters for Dogen, a high ranking Other and leader of the Temple, a machine to test for the presence of sickness in a person, and secret underground passages to different exit points around The Island. ("This Place is Death") ("LA X, Parts 1 & 2") ("What Kate Does") ("Lighthouse") ("Sundown")
  • What is the purpose of the Temple wall, and who built it?
    • The Temple wall was built by the Others to conceal and block access to the Temple by outsiders. ("Dead is Dead")
  • What is the purpose of the tunnels beneath the Temple?
    • The hieroglyphics in the chamber in which Ben had his run-in with the Monster seem to suggest that it is a chamber in which the Monster judges people. ("Dead is Dead")'
  • Why did Ben assign the Temple its own DHARMA logo on his map for Alex?
    • Likely to conceal the true identity of the Temple, which was already a secret to Alex and Karl in the first place. ("Meet Kevin Johnson") Alternatively, the Flame monitors had listed "Temple ruins", suggesting some sort of monitoring appliance there. ("Namaste")
 Dogen
Dogen
Introduced Solved
"LA X, Part 2" "Sundown"
  • Who is he?
  • How did he come to live on the island??
    • Jacob recruited him with a promise to save his dying son. ("Sundown")
  • Why did he need to be dead for The Man in Black to enter the temple?
    • According to the Lost Encyclopedia, Jacob told Dogen that only the master could keep the Man in Black out of the Temple. If he fails, the Temple's defenses fall with him.

The Kahana

Introduced Solved
"Catch-22" "Meet Kevin Johnson"
Introduced Solved
"The Brig" "The Variable"
Introduced Solved
"The Beginning of the End" Various
  • What was Naomi's mission?
  • What was the mercenary team's mission?
  • What was the science team's mission?
  • Why were Daniel and Miles specifically selected for the mission?
    • Daniel was assigned to calculate bearings for the freighter's journey. Miles' ability to communicate with the dead was to be useful in locating Ben. Additionally, Daniel was Widmore's son who he apparently wanted the Island to heal. Besides these intended roles, Widmore and Eloise both recalled Daniel's 1977 actions and death. They knew that sending him to the Island in 2004 would cause the events that already occurred, including "the Incident". ("The Variable") ("Some Like It Hoth")
Introduced Solved
"Eggtown" "The Variable"
Introduced Solved
"There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3" "This Place Is Death"
Introduced Solved
"The Economist" "There's No Place Like Home, Part 3"
Introduced Solved
"Confirmed Dead" "Meet Kevin Johnson"
  • Who was Ben's man on the Kahana?
  • How did Ben get Michael to be his mole?
    • Tom found Michael as he was attempting suicide and persuaded him that he couldn't commit suicide as the Island wasn't done with him. He told him that the only way to redeem himself is to go as the Others' mole on Widmore's freighter and destroy it, to prevent the crew from arriving on the Island and killing everyone on it. ("Meet Kevin Johnson")

The DHARMA Initiative

Introduced Solved
"Orientation" "Live Together, Die Alone"
  • Why did the button need to be pushed every 108 minutes?
  • How was it decided that 108 minutes was the interval at which the button needed to be pressed?
Introduced Solved
"Orientation" "The Incident"
  • What was his real name?
  • Why did he use a different alias in each orientation video?
  • Who was he?
    • He was a theoretical astrophysicist, and high ranking member of the DHARMA Initiative responsible for many different aspects of the initiative, such as acting in orientation videos and overseeing various stations' construction. ("Because You Left") ("Some Like It Hoth")
  • How did he lose the use of his arm?
  • Why did he throw out his wife and infant son?
Introduced Solved
"Orientation" "The Incident"
  • What caused the Incident?
    • Drilling into the massive pocket of energy beneath the Swan work site, ("The Incident") though it is possible that the survivors also caused some of the damage by detonating the Jughead, as "whatever happened, happened" still applies. ("The Incident") ("The End")
  • How was the Swan station preventing a similar Incident in the future?
Introduced Solved
"Lockdown" "Live Together, Die Alone"
  • Who created the blast door map?
  • How did Radzinsky make the map?
  • Why did they create the blast door map?
    • In preparation for armed conflict against the hostiles. This was Radzinsky's original plan, although Kelvin may have continued it less with the interest of preparing for war and more just to provide a constant through his dull hatch life. ("Lost Encyclopedia")
Introduced Solved
"Lockdown" "The New Man in Charge"
  • How are the supplies delivered to the Island?
  • Who is sending the supply drops?
  • Why are supplies still being sent to the Island?
    • Because the DHARMA facility in Guam, where the supplies were packed and sent from was still in operation until 2010. They didn't know that DHARMA ceased to exist after the Purge, receiving regular updates and coordinates from the Lamp Post station, whose mechanism for calculating the Island's position was programmed to run perpetually. ("The New Man in Charge")
Introduced Solved
"Enter 77" "The Man Behind the Curtain"

DHARMA Stations

Introduced Solved
"Man of Science, Man of Faith" "Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2"
  • What was the purpose of the Swan?
    • The Swan was originally conceived to study the unique properties of electromagnetic energy emanating from that part of the island but it's purpose was changed following the incident.
    • The Swan was repurposed to release the pocket of electromagnetic energy which could have disastrous consequences if allowed to build up.
    • Inside the Swan was a computer into which the numbers needed to be entered every 108 minutes. Doing so would cause the energy to disperse before it could reach critical levels. ("Man of Science, Man of Faith") ("Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2")
  • What caused the electromagnetic buildup?
    • Electromagnetism existed on the island for thousands of years, concentrated in specific pockets. ("Across the Sea") In the late 1970s, the DHARMA Initiative drilled into one such pocket, releasing its energy. The survivors of Oceanic 815, who had traveled to the past, attempted to stop the incident by detonating a bomb. Their attempt failed and may even have contributed to the Incident. ("The Incident, Part 1")
  • What was the failsafe?
    • Turning the failsafe key could destroy the Swan. Doing so was considered dangerous and unpredictable, as the failsafe could only be activated from directly underneath the station. ("Live Together, Die Alone")
  • What would happen when the failsafe was turned?
  • Who was Marvin Candle?
  • Who was Radzinsky?
Introduced Solved
"Everybody Hates Hugo" "Because You Left"

Unanswered questions

  • Who did the glass eye belong to?
Introduced Solved
"Maternity Leave" "D.O.C."
  • What is the purpose of the Staff?
    • The Staff was a medical facility built by the DHARMA Initiative. It was later used by the Others as the place they would bring pregnant women to give birth and die, due to the problems experienced by pregnant women on the Island. ("D.O.C.")
  • Why was there a fake beard and clothes at the station?
    • They were used by the Others to fool the survivors of Oceanic 815 and possibly other unwanted visitors on the Island into thinking the Others were much less advanced people than they really were. ("Maternity Leave") ("Live Together, Die Alone")
  • Why did the station appear abandoned?
    • Because the Others had hidden all the medical equipment in a secret vault. ("D.O.C.")
Introduced Solved
"?" "Live Together, Die Alone"
  • What was the purpose of the Pearl?
    • The Pearl was a station designed to monitor the other DHARMA stations via hidden surveillance cameras. In the orientation video for the Pearl, "Mark Wickmund" claimed that the inhabitants of the Swan were unknowingly participating in a psychological experiment and that it was of vital importance to record every activity undertaken by the people in the Swan. ("?") ("The Cost of Living")
  • What was Paulo doing in the washroom?
  • Who was the man with the eyepatch seen on the television?
  • Why did the orientation video say that the events in the Swan were merely a psychological experiment?
    • Desmond had speculated that it was the inhabitants of the Pearl who were in fact undergoing a psychological experiment. It is also possible that the Pearl was a safeguard after the incident to ensure that the button was being pressed. ("Live Together, Die Alone") ("The Incident")
  • Why were the booklets from the Pearl simply left in the jungle, unretrieved?
    • Because although the Pearl operators believed the Swan personnel were the ones undergoing a psychological experiment, it was in fact themselves who were the experiment. DHARMA had no actual use for the journals or what was inside them. ("Live Together, Die Alone")
  • Why was the dirt over the Pearl salted to be visible from above?
    • Most likely for Pallet Drops by the planes that supplied the Island. ("?")
Introduced Solved
"Three Minutes" "Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1"
Introduced Solved
"A Tale of Two Cities" "The New Man in Charge"
Introduced Solved
"Enter 77" "Namaste"
  • What was the Flame's purpose?
    • The Flame was used to communicate with the other DHARMA stations, as well as the outside world. ("Namaste") ("Enter 77") ("One of Us")
  • Why did Mikhail say its communications had been knocked out?
    • Because the discharge caused a massive electromagnetic anomaly which destroyed its communication capabilities, or so Mikhail claimed. However, it is likely Mikhail was lying about this in order to fool his Oceanic 815 visitors. ("Enter 77")
Introduced Solved
"Greatest Hits" "Through the Looking Glass, Part 2"
  • What was the Looking Glass' purpose?
    • The Looking Glass was a beacon and an underwater dock for the DHARMA submarine, as well as a station for jamming radio signals to and from the Island. ("Greatest Hits") ("Through the Looking Glass")
  • Why did Charlie find two women inside, even though Juliet claimed the station was flooded and abandoned?
    • Because Ben kept the Looking Glass' status as a working station a secret from his people (even high ranking Others such as Richard, Mikhail and Juliet thought that it was actually flooded), because he thought that no one knowing about it was the key to keeping the Island safe from Charles Widmore. ("Through the Looking Glass") ("The Beginning of the End") ("The Other Woman")
      • The Others also used the beacon in The Looking Glass to move to and from the island using the submarine as needed.
Introduced Solved
"The Man Behind the Curtain" "The Other Woman"
  • What was the Tempest's purpose?
    • The Tempest was used to research and develop chemical weapons. It may have also been intended as a weapon against the hostiles, even though it was later ironically used by them against the Initiative. ("The Other Woman")
Introduced Solved
"There's No Place Like Home, Part 1" "Across the Sea"
  • What was the Orchid's purpose?
  • How was it that the rabbits were able to travel through time?
  • Why were the scientific labs hidden far underground beneath a greenhouse?
    • Because they were built in secret from the hostiles, whose truce with the DHARMA Initiative mandated that the Initiative could not drill more than ten feet into the ground or disturb any ancient ruins. ("The Truce")
Introduced Solved
"The Lie" "316"
  • What was the Lamp Post's purpose?
    • The Lamp Post was used to locate the Island by predicting its most likely location at a given point in time. ("316") It also sent automated messages to the DHARMA logistics warehouse in Guam to send supply drops. ("The New Man in Charge")

Unanswered Questions

  • How did Eloise Hawking come to be in charge of the Station?
  • Who was the "very smart man" who invented the algorithm to allow the DHARMA Initiative to find where the Island was going to be?

Ajira Flight 316

 Ilana
Ilana Verdansky
Introduced Solved
"316" "Ab Aeterno"
  • Why was Sayid in Ilana's custody on Ajira Flight 316?
    • Primarily she claimed that she was a bounty hunter hired by Peter Avellino's family to apprehend Sayid ("He's Our You"), though it was later revealed that she did this to bring Sayid to the Island, as part of her role as the person responsible for protecting Jacob, and later the remaining candidates. ("The Incident, Part 1") ("Ab Aeterno")
  • Why did Ilana get so emotional because of Jacob's death?
    • He was the closest thing to a father she ever had. ("Dr. Linus")
  • What was Ilana and Jacob's relationship?
    • He was a person she heavily trusted, ("Ab Aeterno") even as far as spending her whole life beside him training to one day protect his candidates. ("Everybody Loves Hugo")
  • How did Ilana leave the Russian hospital soon enough to capture Sayid, even though she was badly injured?
  • Why did Jacob need her help?
    • To help him keep the remaining six candidates safe. ("Ab Aeterno")

Unanswered questions

  • Why was she in the Russian hospital?
    • The ABC episode recap for Ab Aeterno stated that she was badly burned during training.
Introduced Solved
"Dead Is Dead" "The Incident"
  • What was the answer to the question?
  • What was the significance of the question?
    • Ilana was told to show the content of the Ajira crate to the person who will correctly answer the question. ("The Incident, Part 2")
 Crate
Ajira crate
Introduced Solved
"Dead Is Dead" "The Incident"
Introduced Solved
"The Little Prince"

Unanswered questions:

  • Who was in the other outrigger?
    • Crewmen from the Black Rock, according to supplementary DVD material. Damon Lindelof, however, later referred to the mystery as a forever "unchecked box", suggesting that that material is non-canon.[1]
Introduced Solved
"Recon" n/a

Unanswered questions

Jacob vs. the Man in Black

 Jacob
Jacob
Introduced Solved
"Two for the Road" "Across the Sea"
  • What was the name of "Him", the man Ben said was the Others' leader?
    • It was Jacob. ("I Do")
  • Who was Jacob?
  • Where was Jacob living, as he was never seen with the Others?
  • How did Jacob acquire his abilities?
    • They were bestowed upon him by his Mother once he took over the job of protector of the Island. ("Across the Sea")
  • Why didn't Jacob age? How did Jacob grant Richard immortality?
    • Jacob possessed these powers as the protector of the source of all life, death and rebirth. ("Across the Sea")
Introduced Solved
"The Man Behind the Curtain" "The Incident, Part 1"
  • What is the origin of the cabin?
  • What is the significance of the ash circle around the cabin?
  • How was the Man in Black able to enter with the ash circle in place?
    • The ash circle was broken through unknown means some time before Locke and Ben initially went there.(The Lost Encyclopedia)
  • Why did Ben think Jacob lived in the cabin?
    • Jacob did at one time reside in the cabin. He later moved back to the statue, the ash circle was broken, and the Man in Black began using the cabin. Richard either forgot to mention to Ben that Jacob had moved or purposely misled him into believing that Jacob still used the cabin.
  • Why does Jacob appear invisible to Locke?
  • Why did Ilana order the burning of the cabin?
    • It was being used by someone other than Jacob, most likely the Man in Black. ("The Incident, Part 1")
  • Who asked Locke for help and why did objects start flying around the room? Whose eye did Locke and Hurley see?
    • The Man in Black asked Locke for help, appeared to him briefly, and caused objects to fly around the room to manipulate both Locke and Ben.

Unanswered questions

  • Who breached the circle of ash?
  • How was the cabin able to change locations?
  • Why did Jacob abandon the cabin?
Introduced Solved
"The Incident, Part 1" "Across the Sea"
  • Who was the Man in Black?
    • He was once a man, Jacob's twin brother and Claudia's second son, raised by Mother. He was keen on leaving the Island, though Mother constantly prevented him from doing so, eventually culminating in her killing Claudia's people, leading the Man in Black to kill her. Jacob, angered with this, threw the Man in Black into the Heart, making him the Monster. ("Across the Sea")
  • Why did the Man in Black need Ben to kill Jacob?
Introduced Solved
"The Incident, Part 1" "The End"
  • Who are the candidates?
  • Why were the candidates chosen?
    • Jacob selected the candidates because they were "like him": alone and looking for something that was missing in their lives. ("What They Died For")
  • How was Jacob able to get the candidates to the Island?
    • At some point in each of their lives, Jacob came to the candidates off the Island and physically touched them. According to the Man in Black, somehow this touch caused fate to take control over the events in the candidates' lives, which eventually led them to the Island. ("The Incident") ("The Substitute")
  • Why was Kate not a candidate?
    • Jacob removed Kate's name when she became a mother to Aaron. According to Jacob, her removal as a candidate was only a line of chalk in a cave and she could take the position if she wished. ("Eggtown") ("What They Died For")
  • Which of the two Kwon's were actually one of Jacob's candidates?
    • Although Ilana seemed unsure whether Jin or Sun was the actual Kwon candidate, given that Jacob had removed Kate from his consideration when she became a mother, it is likely that Sun was not the candidate for the same reason. ("What They Died For")
  • Who was the final candidate?
    • Jack decided that he would accept Jacob's offer and became the new protector of the Island. His position was short-lived, however, as he was fatally wounded battling the Man in Black and died shortly after he prevented the Island from sinking. Hurley then took over the job, advised by Ben. ("What They Died For") ("The End")
Introduced Solved
"LA X, Part 2" "The Last Recruit"
Introduced Solved
"Lighthouse" "What They Died For"
  • Why were the names of all the candidates there?
    • By turning the lighthouse wheel to the degree that corresponds to a candidate, Jacob (or anyone) was able to observe that candidate in the lighthouse mirror. ("Lighthouse")
  • Why did the survivors or anyone else never spot the lighthouse before, even though it was large and they had passed near its location many times?
    • You had to be specifically looking for the lighthouse to find it. ("Lighthouse")
  • Who built the Lighthouse and when?
    • It was built by ancient island inhabitants.