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I Love Sherlock Holmes

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    Who Couldn't Love Those Stories?

    I started reading the Sherlock Holmes stories last year, at the very beginning. Wonderful. I had seen the Robert Downey Jr movie before then, and afterwards I saw the BBC TV series (both of which are pretty damn amazing by the way, alternative takes on things are great I think...
    TheBohemian TheBohemian 16-17, M Nov 23, 2011

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    Who Acted The Role Best?

    I figure Jeremy Brett played the role best. The intensity he brought to the role was phenomenal. Whats your opinion?
    mustbnemi mustbnemi 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

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    Along With The Holmes

    stories, I think I have read nearly everything Doyle had written by the time I was 17.  Still like watching the Sherlock Holmes movies and the old shows, good entertainment, and don't think there will ever be another Holmes such as Basil Rathbone, even though he said the...
    coloco coloco 61-65, M Nov 9, 2010

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    I do love Sherlock Holmes

    because we are so similar except I am a better version of him I dont fiddle about burying my emotions like he does I have none I don't deduce stuff about people to show off or solve mystery I do it to find their weakness I am Sherlock 2.0
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 10

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    jtzr jtzr 22-25, F Jan 12

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    It Was Love At First Reading

    I was in fifth grade. I loved mysteries. At the time, Remington Steele was popular. I had been reading Nancy Drew at the recommendation of a friend, and they were okay, but I was always looking for something new. I came across a small collection of six Sherlock Holmes...
    cameoblue cameoblue 36-40, F Oct 16, 2011

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    House Of Silk

    anyone read the house of silk by Anthony Horrowitz? a great story I thought and very true to the spirit of conan doyle both in atmosphere and use of language. Thoughts anyone?
    candle2 candle2 46-50, M Jan 29, 2013

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    Elementary My Dear Watson

    He is very very clever man.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 11, 2010

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    SHERLOCK IS THE NEW bbc /pbs adaptation of the

    Holmes chronicles that began to bore their creator,A Conan Doyle,as much as they have fascinated generations of young readers of all age groups..they set out to make a 21st century "Sherlock",and have succeeeded better than ones wild expectations. No "persian slipper" and...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M Jan 21

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    Reading The All His Stories

    I am currently reading all this stories in the Complete Sherlock Holmes.  Whereas I love how he figures out the mystery, I hate the first person storytelling.  Ugh, Watson slows my enthusiasm down.  lol
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2010

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    I Love Sherlock Holmes

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle must have been a genius, this was a truly timeless set of amazing stories!!!
    iaresadd3 iaresadd3 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    New Movie

    did anyone see the trailer for the new Sherlock Holmes movie????looks awesome....don"t care for the actor but what evers....cant wait
    devilmademedoit devilmademedoit 26-30 1 Response Dec 10, 2009

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    Last Night Modern Take On Sherlock Was Less Then Chappy

    SHERLOCK IS NOT AND WAS NOT EVER LIKE THE MODERN DR WHO ... WHAT DIP STICK WOULD CAST THE SHADOW OF TRETERY TO OVER THE NAME OF SHERLOCK TO DO THAT... BUT YES HE WAS A BIT OBSESSIVE AND A ADDICT ... BUT i GAVE UP ON THIS MODERN TAKE TV SERIES ... IT WAS ON CHANEL 9 AND LOOKED...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    Elementary

    ... ACD, his inpept ability to create such a beloved character that has been the inspiration for so many including myself. His creative inner mind birthed a man who by academic standards is no more learned than you or me, who instead relies on his amazing abilities of inference...
    Dmflowers Dmflowers 22-25, M 3 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Jeremy Brett's Sherlock

    Think it would have been late 80’s/early 90’s when I first “got into” the Sherlock Holmes stories and it’s all thanks to an actor (sadly no longer with us) called Jeremy Brett. There have been many actors over the years who have played in this role, obvious choices...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 12 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    I believe in Sherlock Holmes

    I first read the Sherlock Holmes stories when I was nine and have loved them ever since. Recently I've been watching the BBC series Sherlock and I just love it! They managed to stay true to the stories and do the modern thing.Of course a modern Sherlock would have a cell and a...
    momolove1955 momolove1955 56-60, F 2 Responses May 2, 2012

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    This timeless character may be portrayed by

    Robert Downey Jr. or Benedict Cumberbatch or Jonny Lee Miller but he's perfect each time. Each actor has a different way of showcasing the enigmatic Sherlock Holmes. My preference is definitely towards Cumberbatch's Sherlock (I have a soft-spot for BBC shows). Recently I came to...
    wateven wateven 16-17, F Mar 2

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    Sherlock

    Has anybody caught the BBC series SHERLOCK? It is an updated version set in modern day London starring Benedict Cumberbatch. I think it is brilliant. They have really caught the essescene of the charactor and the stories whilst keeping it real for modern times. The actors are...
    Leon246 Leon246 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31, 2012

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    Elementary, My Dear Pinkie......

    I have been a Sherlock Holmes fan since I was 12 years old; the first book I ever read was 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' which ended with 'The Final Problem'  - and I was devestated to think that Holmes was dead. Then about 6 months later I discovered 'The Return of...
    pinkie5549 pinkie5549 61-65, F Sep 26, 2011

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    I Waffles Sherlock Holmes

    I LUV SHERLOCK HOLMES, EVER SINCE I WAS LITTLE I FOUND SHERLOCK HOLMES TO BE THE COOLEST REALISTIC FICTIONAL CHARACTER EVER. I ALSO VERY MUCH ENJOYED THE NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES FILM BY GUY RITCHIE. :)
    gangstachicago gangstachicago 31-35 Apr 15, 2010

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    NO. I don't! My surname is Holmes,

    so every single FREAKING time i have to give details over the phone or something, they ask me to spell it... 'Ohhh, as in Sherlock Holmes?' Stupid family :(
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    The Cover Of The Book.

    I remember the first time I've read a book of the canon of Sherlock Holmes. I had already heard about him, but I had no idea about how was he.  I was 10. I was quite young, it's true, to fell in love for a man that older than me, but it wasn't bad. I really changed...
    TheMasquerade TheMasquerade 16-17 Jan 2, 2012

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    "Caring is not an advantage,

    Sherlock." -Mycroft Holmes
    MariaRina MariaRina 16-17, F Jan 23

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    My Honey Is Far From Me

    My boyfriend of 8 months lives 3 hours away. It's hard sometimes but I remind him it's only temporary as I will move there next summer At times I feel he pulls away from me b/c he doesn't text like he use to but he does call. I do go to see him every weekend. He says he loves me...
    akan akan 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11, 2011

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    Stating The Obvious

    He pioneered the use of "no **** Sherlock" when sharing what is considered common knowledge.
    MsSerendipity MsSerendipity 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2010

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    What About the Rest?

    Poor old Arthur Conan Doyle I feel so sorry for him. Why? I hear you ask. How can you feel sorry for one of the greatest writers this country has ever produced.  The creator of a charactor so beloved by every generation since he first appeared over 100 years ago. ...
    Leon246 Leon246 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    Something's Afoot

    There is controversy in the Holmes land: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/books/suit-says-sherlock-belongs-to-the-ages.html?hp&_r=0
    RunToTheMoon RunToTheMoon 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 7, 2013

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    sorry for dreadful spelling but.

    ... IM NOT A PHYCAPATH I AM A HIGH FUNCTIONING SOCIOPATH.. DO YOUR RESEARCH
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Every single nuance of Holmes's character is

    writ large across Jeremy Brett's face, from his engaged hyperactivity to his disengaged languor. Smoking his pipe to solve a problem, playing the violin (badly) to relieve stress... His social skills (or lack thereof) and sense of drama are all intact, and you can practically...
    paradox14 paradox14 31-35, M Jul 6

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    I Wish I Was Sherlock Holmes.

    You know those anime geeks that are like, "I wish I was a super ninja mech"? Well I wish I was Sherlock Holmes. A gay Sherlock Holmes. I've read all the books, seen all the tv shows (Russian version included), I even write fiction. I just love the...
    Konrad Konrad 22-25, M 7 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Sherlock's quotes about marriage in season 3 is so hilarious! "What big day? Two people who currently live together are about to attend church, have a party, go on a short holiday...
    Quentine Quentine 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    I love Sherlock fanfic. Particularly Johnlock but some others as well. I would love to talk to some people who like it also. We can give each other fic recommendations and talk...
    rycbar10 rycbar10 26-30, F Sep 19

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    BBC Sherlock (series 2) - Sherlocked.This song was on my reading playlist, which I was listening to while reading House of Hades by Rick Riordan. This song was perfectly synced to...
    Kn0wDreamin9 Kn0wDreamin9 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    Him - Rupert Holmes
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M Sep 7

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    "You should meet my friend, **** Sherlock. First name, No." - Cell
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T Sep 1

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    Has the quest to find the perfect soul mate done more harm than good? Have you lost the one and only person you truly loved to another?Lost love spells can help you mend the...
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    I think I might be in love with myself... Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Well, I don't really care. I am most important to me. Of course, I don't always put myself first. I...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I know you've already left Zack but this is the best thing I can do in case you come on the site to look at stuff like this. :) I left you this message but you weren't on-line to...
    BrandonKing14 BrandonKing14 13-15, M 18 hrs ago

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    I really love you yeah I know this is wrong but your the only one who making me feel special. I thank God for that I trust u when u said to me that u didn't love your wife anymore...
    AsianGirl1000 AsianGirl1000 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

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    I love, enjoy, crave and want tight hugs while my partner and I are engaged in a lip locking experience. I love hugs and kisses so much and I long for them with others. I just...
    debbielovescruises debbielovescruises 41-45, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I love long sensual French kissing with others. I love private and public displays of affection. I have been doing long sensual French kissing for a number of years and just love...
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    I seriously hate love. Its like whenever I see my dream girl/guy love reminds me that I'm never ever going to date them because they are either in a relationship or they don't like...
    LustyAnon LustyAnon 22-25, M 7 hrs ago

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    He loves **** more than me. He decided he couldn't live without **** but could live without me. In his words, "the girls I look up are more physically attractive than you." Why...
    ladyhawk12 ladyhawk12 18-21, F 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Why is it sWhy cant I find a soulmate who would love to have a relationship like this. I am looking for a soulmate that we can spend the rest of our lives with. A relationship...
    UnknownRider UnknownRider 56-60, M 4 hrs ago

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    Really? Will someone ever love the REAL me? Weird, awkward, sometimes shy, sometimes loud, sincere person? Will someone ever love me for what I am? Accept all my flaws and think...
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Nobody loves me, nobody wants to be with me My ex bf used to tell me that he never want to get married and was not interested in serious relationship. We argued a lot because I...
    Catty212 Catty212 31-35, F 9 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I want to die by my self but I want a man that will love me for me. Someone who want me and only me. Someone who knows what I am mad at then and they know what to do about it! Some...
    Shabz5black Shabz5black 22-25, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Casanova Your words so suave, your kisses the sweet taste of Wine... Intoxicates our hearts, our souls, and our minds... Love you we must for we your puppets strung at play. We...
    MrsStClaire MrsStClaire 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    My mom is an awesome amazing woman! She is severely unselfish, loveable and like they say, the biggest muscle is her heart. She is a multi million award winning care giver! Mom you...
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    I used to love the band Fall Out Boy.. I just don't love them no more.. they haven't had a hit in years.. Their sound is no longer music to my ears! I heard online they are trying...