Jake and Bobby are twinners? When was this stated?

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Takoren

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I understand that Jake Chambers and Bobby Garfield are twinners of each other. This is wicked cool, and I'm totally on board with the idea, but when was this made clear?

Sorry if this has been asked and answered before; still a noob to the boards.
 

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blunthead

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This theory comes from the fact that Ted mistakes Jake for Bobby the first time he sees Jake in the Dark Tower series. Bobby also muses that there are other worlds than this, a concept with which Jake is very familiar. However, Jake and Bobby both come from Earth, so I hesitate to call them twinners.
Do we have an Ask the Bev thread? I love reading Bev's answers and explanations. I'm not necessarily suggesting someone create such a thread. I guess I'm just saying how much I appreciate Bev's sK knowledge and that he's here and shares it with us.
 

Takoren

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This theory comes from the fact that Ted mistakes Jake for Bobby the first time he sees Jake in the Dark Tower series. Bobby also muses that there are other worlds than this, a concept with which Jake is very familiar. However, Jake and Bobby both come from Earth, so I hesitate to call them twinners.
Ah, yes! But could they not be from alternate earths? After all, The Stand is set on an Earth so like ours as to be ours, but clearly all the books set later are not on the same Earth.
 

Takoren

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"There are other worlds than these..." We know King has multiple worlds he writes in, and they're all connected. There's no reason a person from an alternate world that's similar to ours can't be twinner to someone who's on another Earth. Some earths are so similar to ours we barely notice a discrepancy, but have minor differences such as the world from The Stand having a brand of cola called Nozz-a-la and a car company called Takuro that manufactures the Spirit model, and Eddie's world has Co-op City in Brooklyn whereas in our world it's in the Bronx, etc.

Oh, my head...
 

blunthead

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"There are other worlds than these..." We know King has multiple worlds he writes in, and they're all connected. There's no reason a person from an alternate world that's similar to ours can't be twinner to someone who's on another Earth. Some earths are so similar to ours we barely notice a discrepancy, but have minor differences such as the world from The Stand having a brand of cola called Nozz-a-la and a car company called Takuro that manufactures the Spirit model, and Eddie's world has Co-op City in Brooklyn whereas in our world it's in the Bronx, etc.

Oh, my head...
Is Nozz-A-La in The Stand?