Ok.... not really, but Jorge Garcia (aka Hurley on LOST) did read my question in his podcast for LOST, episode 606, on Geronimo Jack's Beard. They didn't really have an answer, but that is pretty much what I expected. It is about 16 minutes in.
Here is the link:
Also, check out his videos about their "Rat Incident", they are pretty funny!
Someone in Hollywood, please give Jorge and Beth a deal for a reality show!