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  1. Thread: Harry Potter

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    Poll: now my earlier question once again: if the Elder...

    now my earlier question once again: if the Elder Wand is invincible, how did Dumbledore's wand defeat Grindelwald's Elder Wand?
  2. Thread: Harry Potter

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    Poll: i have read it and liked it. just one question....

    i have read it and liked it. just one question. if the Elder Wand is invincible, how did Dumbledore's wand defeat Grindelwald's Elder Wand?
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    but in "The Final problem", Watson wrote,

    but in "The Final problem", Watson wrote,
  4. he dudeced about the train by seeing the second...

    he dudeced about the train by seeing the second half of a return ticket in the palm of her left glove. and how he deduced that she travelled by a dog-cart is evident from the following quote:


    ...
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    i think it was Hope telling the story. and one...

    i think it was Hope telling the story. and one more thing, as far as i remember, the little girl was not the man's daughther. the girl's parents had already died by then. later when they were...
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    yeah there is a problem with dates in this story....

    yeah there is a problem with dates in this story.
    i have found something interesting. visit this site:
    http://www.sherlockian.net/world/cruxes.html

    there they described some of the problems...
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    no, thats not what it means.

    no, thats not what it means.
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    let me refresh your memory by an extract from the...

    let me refresh your memory by an extract from the story. the following was told by wilson:

    "Yes, sir. And no later than this morning. I went to my work as usual at ten o’clock, but the door was...
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    thanks jamesian. can anyone help with the other...

    thanks jamesian. can anyone help with the other questions? thanks in advance to anybody who can help.
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    watson didn't know the number of steps. here is...

    watson didn't know the number of steps. here is an extract from "A Scandal in Bohemia":

    "You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear. For example, you have frequently seen the steps...
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    Questions: The Red-Headed League

    i have a few questions. these are:

    1) wilson came to holmes on 9 october, 1890. and he said he started the job of copying encyclopaedias 2 months ago. but he shows a newspaper which has the date:...
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    Questions: A Scandal in Bohemia

    i have a few questions. these are:

    1) the story started in 20th march 1888. but in "the sign of four", mary morstan says, "About six years ago–to be exact, upon the fourth of May, 1882–an...
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    Questions: The Sign of Four

    i have a few questions. these are:

    1) in "The Sign of Four", watson said, "I made no remark, however, but sat nursing my wounded leg. I had a Jezail bullet through it some time before, and,...
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    questions: A Study in Scarlet

    i have a few questions. these are:

    1) is it really true that there were no tests for identifying dried blood before holmes' test?

    2) which year did holmes and watson meet? was it 1881?

    3)...
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    Questions: A Study in Scarlet

    sorry, ignore this. the questions are posted in the forum: "A Study in Scarlet"
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    here is one i like: "But there are always some...

    here is one i like:
    "But there are always some lunatics about. It would be a dull world without them."
    (The Adventure of the Three Gables)
  17. Thread: Watson

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    well, he was just 27 when he met watson. he...

    well, he was just 27 when he met watson. he managed to afford lodgings after watson married miss morstan.
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    yeah, i assumed that he watched for 1 minute....

    yeah, i assumed that he watched for 1 minute. from the story it seems that he was looking out the window for a very short time. (“We are going well,” said he, looking out of the window and glancing...
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    what did you mean by random?

    what did you mean by random?
  20. Thread: Watson

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    well, holmes was quite successful before watson...

    well, holmes was quite successful before watson came into his life.
  21. Thread: memoires

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    he also spelt pane wrong. its not window pain,...

    he also spelt pane wrong. its not window pain, but window pane.
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    does it matter how big they are?

    does it matter how big they are?
  23. Thread: confused

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    confused

    i have read some stuff about Holmes that i don't remember reading in the stories. i am mentioning them here. can anyone tell me which of them are correct and what are the sources of that info?

    1....
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    how many telegraph posts did holmes count?

    extract from "Silver Blaze" - Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

    “We are going well,” said he, looking out of the window and glancing at his watch. “Our rate at present is fifty-three and a half miles an...
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    i don't think so. :rolleyes:

    i don't think so. :rolleyes:
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