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Exactly. The appeal has always been the mystery. It's ridiculous to think they could explain every little thing in detail, and even if they had, the show's legacy would lose a bit of its luster.

I think the ending was perfect. It was emotionally satisfying, and we're still left with questions about LOST. Anyone who didn't see that coming must not have been watching the same show I have for the last six years.

I saw it coming only because they raised so many questions i couldn't even keep up with them all.

"if we emotionally manipulate them in the final episode then maybe they will fail to realize this show made no sense and we were just making up bs the whole time" -Lost writer

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Exactly. The appeal has always been the mystery. It's ridiculous to think they could explain every little thing in detail, and even if they had, the show's legacy would lose a bit of its luster.

I think the ending was perfect. It was emotionally satisfying, and we're still left with questions about LOST. Anyone who didn't see that coming must not have been watching the same show I have for the last six years.

I didn't want every single detail explained. I knew that wouldn't happen. I wanted some kind of closure for the island's story line or something. Just anything. Instead it's all about Jack.

And I don't know about you guys, but the most annoying parts of the show were the Super Jack scenes. You guys know what I'm talking about.

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JJ Abrams "Hey guys I'm gonna go work on Fringe, cya."

/cue scramble to make up a bunch of bs for the next three seasons.

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Kinda like with Alias

Atleast Lost didn't end with Zombies :)

btw you should watch the first 3 seasons of Alias.

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That's exactly how I feel about it. I liked the characters pretty good but I watched Lost for the plot and the mystery. I didn't watch Lost for the characters.

i think LOST was about the characters from day one. everyday people (with their backgrounds and futures shown) in a plane crash landing on a crazy island.

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i think LOST was about the characters from day one. everyday people (with their backgrounds and futures shown) in a plane crash landing on a crazy island.

agreed they always said it's a character driven show.

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Story was the ending was written soon as the pilot was picked up.

So everything in between was "filler".

Christian Shepard what a pun...

I think it's pretty easy to see that the island was originally supposed to be purgatory. By the time the show got to season 4 with the oceanic 6 it was too late to follow that so they created the alt for season 6.

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There's been too much stalling and change of direction for me to believe that. I'll buy the "Jack's eye was closing" scene was planned, but seriously..

i was thinking this too. they said they knew the ending of the show when they filmed the pilot. well the END was jack's eye closing. that was the only part of the end planned.

matthew fox said awhile back that he knew the ending. on JKL last night he said he knew the whole time the series would end with his eye closing.

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I refuse to accept that Lost is about the characters. Look at the major season-ending cliffhangers...

Season 1 - they blow up the hatch right after Hurley sees the numbers stamped on it

Season 2 - Desmond uses the fail-safe key after Locke stops pushing the button

Season 3 - Jack tells Kate they have to go back to the island

Season 4 - the island disappears

Season 5 - they blow up a nuke trying to go back to the future

Season 6 - everyone's dead and they go to heaven because this show where everyone's on a mysterious island that can cure paralysis, cancer and gunshot wounds is all about the characters with daddy issues, right? right?

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right

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Wow, I am surprised at all the hate on the finale. I must admit, I was a little pissed at first, but the longer I sat on it, and thought about it, I started to love it. I was all about wanting most of the mysteries answered, but the finale proved that it was not what was important. The Island mysteries dont have an answer. They just are. There is no reason, there is no explanation it just is. It has always been there, it will always be there, and someone will always have to protect it. They gave us enough for us to put the pieces together, and figure out almost any question you could ask. I cannot think of a question, that I cant think about for a min or two, and come up with a good reasonable answer to it. Now, I have watched all the seasons at least twice, including this season, and all the special features, interviews and internet videos. So that helps in learning the answers I am sure.

That is one of the things that will make Lost live on for years to come. We will still be talking and debating what the reason for this and that was.

I was so afraid This whole season that the Alt was a reset. I thought it would be the out come of whatever happened on the Island. When I learned it was not, I was so happy. I did not want a reset on everything I had watched for 6 years.

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Wow, I am surprised at all the hate on the finale. I must admit, I was a little pissed at first, but the longer I sat on it, and thought about it, I started to love it. I was all about wanting most of the mysteries answered, but the finale proved that it was not what was important. The Island mysteries dont have an answer. They just are. There is no reason, there is no explanation it just is. It has always been there, it will always be there, and someone will always have to protect it. They gave us enough for us to put the pieces together, and figure out almost any question you could ask. I cannot think of a question, that I cant think about for a min or two, and come up with a good reasonable answer to it. Now, I have watched all the seasons at least twice, including this season, and all the special features, interviews and internet videos. So that helps in learning the answers I am sure.

That is one of the things that will make Lost live on for years to come. We will still be talking and debating what the reason for this and that was.

I was so afraid This whole season that the Alt was a reset. I thought it would be the out come of whatever happened on the Island. When I learned it was not, I was so happy. I did not want a reset on everything I had watched for 6 years.

+1.

Gut instinct when it went off was I didn't think I liked it. Thought about it for a minute and love and it more and more.

LOST has always been about the characters more so than the island mystery. Every season the producers preach that over and over. The ending was true to that thought process imo. The island mystery made the show interesting though.

Plus, Kate in that little black dress made be totally forget the long list of questions I had. Crafty bastards.

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