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Symbol on IT's lair

Discussion in 'IT' started by Dr. Sleep, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. Cooley

    Cooley New Member

    Thanks! Just finishing up IT for the second time. Read IT 22 years ago still one of my favs. I have been trying to find this meaning of this symbol if there is truly one, but I have had no luck.
     
  2. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    I saw this posted somewhere.

    I've always felt it is the symbol for IT's true name, which we'll never know as we can't possibly comprehend it. We only see layered projections, as our minds struggle to interpret it into something we can understand.
     
  3. Cooley

    Cooley New Member

    Yes I saw that too. I also saw it resembles a Chinese symbol for child missing right arm but IT takes Georgie's left arm sooooo. I saw the post about the Pre-Sumarian symbol in this chat, but still dead ends. Leave it to King to keep me guessing......
     
  4. Cameraman

    Cameraman Member

    I've just reached that part of the book...they all seem different things...
     
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  5. Cameraman

    Cameraman Member

  6. I can't find the thread GNT couldn't find either but I think someone said that the hatch symbols in both The Tommyknockers and UTD were the same... so maybe it's an alien symbol.
     
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  7. Cameraman

    Cameraman Member

    Reckon that ^ would make a nice tattoo?
     
  8. Dr. Sleep

    Dr. Sleep New Member

    First, Cameraman it would DEFINITELY make a nice tatoo and maybe I'll do it on me hahaha

    Second, Cooley welcome! No, I didn't figure it yet. I guess the best answer yet was yours, about child missing right arm...
     
  9. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    [​IMG].......as King explained the symbol in the novel-it summarizes each child's greatest fear, and my thought is that it is taken from the written language of Mid-World, before the world moved on.....
     
  10. champ1966

    champ1966 Well-Known Member

    I spent ages looking it up years ago. Looks Japanese to me. I vaguely remember the guy in Insomnia who loses the plot and does a kamikaze style crash, putting on a head scarf with a similar, definitely not the same, symbol on it.
     
  11. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...it's a Chinese symbol I bet...like this....
    [​IMG]
     

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