Quote Originally Posted by Raiden001 View Post

Prior to Naruto leaving for his 3 year apprenticeship with Jiraya, down the bottom of the link Zetsu states that the full gathering of Akatsuki members hasn't been done since Orochimaru had left which was 7 years prior.

^ thats where alot of "what if's" come into it and this whole mystery about "timing" begins i feel
* 3 years is also the amount of time in-between the Body Switch Jutsu from Orochimaru

So what exactly are you trying to figure out??