Tommyknockers Refresher

Discussion in 'The Tommyknockers' started by Shoe, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. Shoe
    Offline

    Shoe Ka 'n' stuff

    I am currently doing a reread of The Tommyknockers by way of audiobook. I have a question in regards to the
    symbol on the ship's hatchway.

    I have just gotten to the part where Bobbi and Gard uncover the hatch and see the symbol. Does the book display the symbol? I cannot remember and there is no way to tell with an audiobook. Is it the same symbol that shows up in It and Under the Dome?

    Thankee
  2. AchtungBaby
    Online

    AchtungBaby Angel in Devil's Shoes, Salvation in the Blues

    I don't think so.
    Ebdim9th, doowopgirl, Neesy and 2 others like this.
  3. GNTLGNT
    Online

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...my mind is akin to lemon jello, but I think so, yes...
    Ebdim9th, Neesy, Shoe and 1 other person like this.
  4. GNTLGNT
    Online

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...well, we cleared that RIGHT up!...
    Ebdim9th, Neesy and Shoe like this.
  5. AchtungBaby
    Online

    AchtungBaby Angel in Devil's Shoes, Salvation in the Blues

    Haha!

    So it might or might not have the symbol.
    Ebdim9th, Neesy, Shoe and 1 other person like this.
  6. GNTLGNT
    Online

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...what symbol???....:alien:
    Ebdim9th, Neesy, Shoe and 1 other person like this.
  7. no bounce no play
    Offline

    no bounce no play I am Borg

    That's interesting :) Where does the hatch symbol appear in Under the Dome?
    Ebdim9th, Neesy, GNTLGNT and 2 others like this.
  8. Shoe
    Offline

    Shoe Ka 'n' stuff

    I knew I count on the SKMB crew! Thanks guys!
  9. Shoe
    Offline

    Shoe Ka 'n' stuff

    I am unclear if it does at all. That was my question. In retrospect I am not sure that GNTLGNT and AchtungBaby enlightened me as much as I thought in my previous post.

    But the symbol that appears on the door in IT is the same as the symbol on the device in Under the Dome. My question is if the same symbol is also on the hatchway of the ship in The Tommyknockers. I cannot tell since I do many of my rereads by way of audiobook. I guess I will just have to wait and dig up my hard copy of the book later to confirm.
  10. GNTLGNT
    Online

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...US?????....not enlightened??????....
  11. Gerald
    Offline

    Gerald Well-Known Member

    I think not. I don't think Tommyknockers has doodles of any kind, so the symbol must have been described. But if you can name the chapter more specifically I'll look it up.

    Ed. I looked it up. No doodle. It's just described as looking almost Chinese, nothing more.
    He didn't do doodles as much then as he later did.

    I always wondered what is the title of Part 1 in English? In Dutch it is a huge spoiler, which always seemed strange to me.
    Last edited: May 15, 2014
    Ebdim9th, Neesy and Shoe like this.
  12. skimom2
    Offline

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    I don't remember a picture of the symbol, or any detailed description. Then again, Tommyknockers is one I've only read a few times--not one of my favorites.
    Ebdim9th, Neesy, Shoe and 1 other person like this.
  13. Shoe
    Offline

    Shoe Ka 'n' stuff

    Thanks for looking. I'm in the midst of a move so most everything of mine is in a box. I was never able to search thru my copy.
    Ebdim9th, Neesy and Gerald like this.
  14. Shoe
    Offline

    Shoe Ka 'n' stuff

    If it didn't show the symbol, then that means there is insufficient proof to disprove my theory that the symbols are the same. =D I'm glad that has been cleared up, thanks for the help everyone!
    Ebdim9th and Neesy like this.
  15. Gerald
    Offline

    Gerald Well-Known Member

    Welcome!

    I forgot about a symbol on a door in It though... Was it only in the expanded edition or the shorter one too? I don't have either at the moment, so I can't look that up...

    About where in the story does this symbol show up?
    Ebdim9th and Neesy like this.
  16. Ebdim9th
    Offline

    Ebdim9th A Man's Chord

    Haven't got that far in my reread yet.... in the early part of the book where Bobbi visits the vet with Peter her dog, she mentions him doing a Benjamin Button... had no idea the story of Benjamin Button was that old... (as far back as 1987 that is)

Share This Page

Faithful Deluxe Special Editions