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Nick Fox

Nick Fox

Age : 35
Location : Sacramento CA
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PostSubject: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySat Jan 05, 2013 3:11 am

Ok everybody, let's hear 'em, favorite Sherlock Holmes quotes. Any Holmes characters from movies, TV shows, or books.
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySat Jan 05, 2013 5:38 am

"It's not in your face, it's in my hand" Basketball

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These are horrible times and all sorts of horrible people are prospering, but we must never let this disturb our equanimity or deflect us from our sacred duty to annoy and hinder them at every turn.
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Idlefellow

Idlefellow

Location : The Kansas Prairie
Registration date : 2009-02-24

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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyTue Jan 22, 2013 4:50 pm

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.

...when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.


Gregory (Scotland Yard detective): "Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?"
Holmes: "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time."
Gregory: "The dog did nothing in the night-time."
Holmes: "That was the curious incident."


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Nick Fox

Nick Fox

Age : 35
Location : Sacramento CA
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Jan 23, 2013 4:53 am

The brain attic is one of my favorites too, I just can't remember which story it's in...
my favorite line from the current movies is "... he doesn't mind."
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Idlefellow

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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Jan 30, 2013 10:58 am

Nick Fox wrote:
The brain attic is one of my favorites too, I just can't remember which story it's in...

The Five Orange Pips
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Richard Burley

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Location : North Coast NY
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Jan 30, 2013 11:23 am

Something tells me I am going to have to renew my acquaintance with Mr. Holmes. I was a mere lad when I last encountered him. I believe the complete works are free on Kindle, in which case I'm good to go.
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KRG

KRG

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Location : Wisconsin
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Jan 30, 2013 11:43 am

Watson, this appears to be quite the three bowl problem!!
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Fazby

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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySun Feb 17, 2013 9:27 pm

"I have another set of vices when I am well, but those are the principal ones at present."

Watson, when considering sharing rooms with Holmes in A Study in Scarlet.
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Fazby

Fazby

Age : 62
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyMon Feb 18, 2013 3:02 pm

The brain attic was indeed in the Five Orange Pips, but it was a reminiscence of the passage in A Study in Scarlet.
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lifeon2



Age : 45
Location : Denver Colorado
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Feb 20, 2013 10:49 pm

Sherlock Holmes: You don't mind breaking the law?

Dr. John Watson: Not in the least.

Sherlock Holmes: Nor running the chance of arrest?

Dr. John Watson: Not in a good cause.

Sherlock Holmes: Oh, the cause is excellent.

Dr. John Watson: Well, then I am your man.
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kale1984

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Age : 35
Location : Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySat Mar 23, 2013 12:41 am

i have a couple i love..

"I am the most incurably lazy devil that ever stood in shoe leather."

“Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”

“The game is afoot.”

"To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. "

love yours KRG and Fazby
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dbl-haul

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Location : twin lakes ohio
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Sep 18, 2013 7:55 pm

Holmes: "I'm not a psychopath, I'm a high-functioning sociopath; do your research."
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HamishMcDowell

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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySat Feb 15, 2014 10:36 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:
"It's not in your face, it's in my hand"  Basketball

That's one of my favorites! Laughing 
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RDPipes

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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySat Feb 15, 2014 11:25 pm

"That'll be the day!"
"You didn't shoot Liberty Valance!"

Oops! That's John Wayne........Never mind 5) 
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keen smoke

keen smoke

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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptySun Feb 16, 2014 12:40 am

"It's impossible to sustain a smoking habit in London these days. Bad news for brain work"

Okay, that's from the BBC series and not the original source material, but still...

Anyone else who has watched ep3 from the third series - how disappointing that the smoking scene with Sherlock and Mycroft was cigarettes rather than grand pipes?
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PostSubject: Re: Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote    Favorite Sherlock Holmes Quote  EmptyWed Jun 11, 2014 1:26 am

//idlefellow wrote:

...when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.//end quote//

that one must be my favorite--i use it all the time and it drives my wife to distraction
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