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I Love Sherlock Holmes

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    jtzr jtzr 22-25, F Jan 12

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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

    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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    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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    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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    "Caring is not an advantage,

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

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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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    sorry for dreadful spelling but.

    ... IM NOT A PHYCAPATH I AM A HIGH FUNCTIONING SOCIOPATH.. DO YOUR RESEARCH
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Just started watching it...I love it...Benedict Cumberbatch is so fun to watch as Sherlock...
    sunnysmiles1234 sunnysmiles1234 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I'm not a psychopath I'm a high functioning sociopath... With your number (cue amazing grin) ;-)
    NerdNotGeek NerdNotGeek 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Just Hold Me... Maria Mena Sherlock Holmes montage http://youtu.be/Ywr-D44O1Pg Comfortable as I am, I need your reassurance Comfortable as you are, You count the days But...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Aug 1

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    Has anyone else noticed that Sherlock Holmes and Sheldon Cooper are almost exactly alike?
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Aug 7

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    It's all because of Dexter, Light Yagami, L Lawliet and Sherlock Holmes, that I aspire to be a detective of crime!! Hell I always read non fiction books on how to analyse DNA of a...
    GravelTack19 GravelTack19 13-15, M Aug 8

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    Watching Sherlock Holmes now. :)
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Aug 11

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    Last nights episode though Ar one point I though he was Sherlock Holmes because damn he was awesome I'm excited for the rest of this season
    ameliapond999 ameliapond999 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    "You should meet my friend, **** Sherlock. First name, No." - Cell
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 18 hrs ago

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    Big black **** Sherlock? Because that's what BBC means...
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Listening "Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1"Its Billboard no.1 1.Blue Swede – Hooked on a Feeling 2.Raspberries – Go All the Way 3.Norman Greenbaum &ndash...
    GodOfMischief GodOfMischief 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    Listening "Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1"Its Billboard no.11.Blue Swede – Hooked on a Feeling2.Raspberries – Go All the Way3.Norman Greenbaum &ndash...
    MarinerGuy MarinerGuy 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Love this show. Totally. Benedict Cumberbatch has cheek bones that could cut glass. Love Him and Martin Freeman together they are great together. Wish there were more episodes. But...
    kanadiankitty kanadiankitty 16-17, F Aug 9

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    Some people say my love cannot be true Please believe me my love an ill show you I will give you those things you thought unreal The sun the moon the stars all bear my seal Oh...
    Smigger1970 Smigger1970 41-45, M 11 hrs ago

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    "Wicked Game" The world was on fire and no one could save me but you. It's strange what desire will make foolish people do. I never dreamed that I'd meet somebody like you. And I...
    Naughtycravings Naughtycravings 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    "For the longest time, I guess I thought He didn't give a damn Hard to read, hard to please Yeah, that was my old man On the day I left for college It was nothing new We...
    countryboy96 countryboy96 16-17, M 18 hrs ago

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    I love rain. I don't care if I'm inside or outside. I love the feeling of rain falling on my face , I love its smell. And the sound it makes. I love watching raindrops falling down...
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I can relate to these stories. I'm glad I found this site because I've only have shared my first love story with just a few people and just bits and pieces of it. It's been 40...
    LoveinthisLife LoveinthisLife 51-55, F 11 hrs ago

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    This experience is brought to you by birthdays. Not celebrating them, or the occasion itself. But how it's a unique identifier. About how it's a small tender piece of us and yet we...
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Omg I feel like this every day Like a fizzy drink inside about to fizz Out over the top !!! Sometimes I scream because I'm so in love I simply can't get my frustrations out...
    Lost0808 Lost0808 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    i love it so ******* much. like, seriously. i'm really shy. i don't talk much, i have anxiety, i get picked on a lot, i have zero self esteem, but when i'm on stage none of that...
    ghostsings ghostsings 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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