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5th Jun '16 10:01:03 AM Sharlee
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[[WMG: Holmes isn't actually a genious, he just makes lucky guesses]]

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[[WMG: Holmes isn't actually a genious, genius, he just makes lucky guesses]]




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** Except all but one of Jack the Ripper's five canonical victims were in their forties, not young.
5th Jun '16 9:56:23 AM Sharlee
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* Alternately, Moran's knowledge of Moriarty's criminal empire was deemed valuable enough that his life was spared in exchange for a very long prison term and his testimony against hundreds of lesser criminals still at large.

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* Alternately, Moran's knowledge of Moriarty's criminal empire was deemed valuable enough that his life was spared in exchange for a very ''very'' long prison term and his testimony against hundreds of lesser criminals still at large.
criminals.
5th Jun '16 9:55:47 AM Sharlee
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* Alternately, Moran's knowledge of Moriarty's criminal empire was deemed valuable enough that his life was spared in exchange for a very long prison term and his testimony against hundreds of lesser criminals still at large.
5th Jun '16 9:44:25 AM Sharlee
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* On a similar note, Julia Stoner (the victim from "Specked Band") was bitten in the crotch by the swamp adder. Anywhere else, and the coroner would've surely noticed the bite wound, but Victorian proprieties ensured he wouldn't ''dare'' examine that portion of her anatomy for the police inquiry.

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* On a similar note, Julia Stoner (the victim from "Specked "Speckled Band") was bitten in the crotch by the swamp adder. Anywhere else, and the coroner would've surely noticed the bite wound, but Victorian proprieties ensured he wouldn't ''dare'' examine that portion of her anatomy for the police inquiry.
23rd May '16 2:46:39 AM fusilcontrafusil
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[[WMG: Watson deliberately changed Holmes's appearance when he wrote down their cases]]
For privacy reasons.



[[WMG: Watson deliberately changed Holmes's appearance when he chronicled the cases]]
For privacy reasons.
23rd May '16 2:43:39 AM fusilcontrafusil
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[[WMG: Watson deliberately changed Holmes's appearance when he chronicled the cases]]
For privacy reasons.
20th Mar '16 3:54:55 PM Seanette
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[[WMG: Watson is a woman; or, rather ''the'' woman, Irene Adler]]
See [[http://www.nerowolfe.org/htm/stout/Watson_was_a_woman.htm this guy's]] Epileptic Tree.
20th Mar '16 2:08:57 PM GothicProphet
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14th Nov '15 6:41:18 AM Sharlee
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** OTOH, staying clean-shaven under all circumstances is a logical thing for a man who ''wears disguises'' for a significant part of his work. It's hard to apply a false beard over an ''actual'' beard, after all.

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** OTOH, staying clean-shaven under all circumstances is a logical thing for a man who ''wears disguises'' for a significant part of his work. It's hard to apply a false beard over an ''actual'' beard, after all.




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* On a similar note, Julia Stoner (the victim from "Specked Band") was bitten in the crotch by the swamp adder. Anywhere else, and the coroner would've surely noticed the bite wound, but Victorian proprieties ensured he wouldn't ''dare'' examine that portion of her anatomy for the police inquiry.
14th Nov '15 6:29:34 AM Sharlee
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** Lack of secondary sex characteristics is extremely suggestive, although he could be an XY with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, which fits for being tall but light on the masculine features. If it were mild, he'd be an infertile man that doesn't shave, if it were more complete, the science of the time could hardly differentiate him from a female except for the lack of ovaries, but in a different presentation we could split the difference and say he had ambiguous genitalia, had any combination of female or male physical traits you may imagine, and was raised as a girl as per the following:

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** Lack of secondary sex characteristics is extremely suggestive, although he could be an XY with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, which fits for being tall but light on the masculine features. If it were mild, he'd be an infertile man that doesn't shave, if it were more complete, the science of the time could hardly differentiate him from a female except for the lack of ovaries, but in a different presentation we could split the difference and say he had ambiguous genitalia, had any combination of female or male physical traits you may imagine, and was raised as a girl as per the following:following.
** OTOH, staying clean-shaven under all circumstances is a logical thing for a man who ''wears disguises'' for a significant part of his work. It's hard to apply a false beard over an ''actual'' beard, after all.
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