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Whatever tickles your fancy


The last day on the meme, I thought it might be interesting for me to do a "book report" style talk on "The Final Problem" or what was to be the last story ever written for Sherlock Holmes. Doyle didn't like Holmes at all, he thought that he got in the way of his "serious" writing and had decided to kill the detective off. Luckily for fans, he relented many years later and brought him back, but it was remarkable to see how the reading public reacted to this story. They all wore signs of mourning for weeks, letters poured in, including one from the Queen herself, all asking Doyle to continue writing about Holmes.
It is interesting to note, before we go any farther, that Professor Moriarty's first name was James and, in the start of the final problem, Watson makes reference to a "Colonel James moriarty" who defends his brother's memory in a series of letters. Holmes scholars have puzzled over the matching names, and even suggested the third brother is also named James, even though that name is never given.
Okay, anyway, the story starts with Watson's normal background and then leads into what happened. Watson states that his "very intimate association" with Sherlock Holmes had dropped off since his (Watson's) marriage and return to practice, and it was only through the newspapers that Watson saw Holmes had been engaged by the French government upon a matter of supreme importance. Then, on April 24th, Holmes arrives in Watson's consulting room and promptly closes all the shutters. He fears air guns. Watson is as confused as to the statement and asks Holmes to tell him what's been going on. Holmes shows that he's been attacked in the street by some ruffs in the street and has broken his hand in the fight. (Holmes is a boxer and noted single stick fighter) He asks where Mrs. Watson is, and upon learning that she's away on a visit, requests that Watson goes with him to the Continent.
Holmes finally reveals the name of Professor Moriarty to Watson (in cannon, Moriarty is mentioned only in one other piece, The Valley of Fear, and appears only in this one) and explains how his network of crime works. Moriarty is a man of good birth and high education, at age 21 he wrote a piece of maths so complicated that no one in the science community could review it. He earned a chair through the work, lost it, came to London and put his mind to evil. Holmes picks up the "vibrations" of some new force in the criminal world, but has to put his mind to finding the source of them. "He is the Napoleon of crime." "He does little himself" as Holmes says, but can organize agents to take care of nearly anything. The agents will be caught, but can never be linked back to Moriarty.
"You know my powers, my dear Watson, and yet at the end of three months I was forced to confess that I had at last met an antagonist who was my intellectual equal. My horror at his crimes was lost in my admiration at his skill."
Holmes finishes his conversation by stating that on Monday next a web will fall and Moriarty, along with the principal members of the gang, will be in the hands of the police. Then the greatest criminal trial of the century, clearing up of over 40 mysteries, and the rope for them all. He talks about the visit that Moriarty paid to him at Baker Street, the compliments and insults they paid each other, and Holmes even warned Moriarty of the impending investigation. Holmes is assaulted three separate times once he leaves Baker Street.
Watson says that his practice is quiet and he shall have no problems leaving. Holmes gives him firm instructions and tells him to follow them with absolutely no deviations. This is where Holmes scholars start thinking that Holmes is messing with Watson. I mean, really. The biggest set of arrests and Holmes is *the* only one who sees all the connections, yet he's leaving the country with Watson. It doesn't make any sense, but Watson follows the strange instructions to the letter and meets up with Holmes at the train station the following morning. Holmes is in disguise to "throw off Moriarty's men" and doesn't change back until the train is fully underway, and even then points out a man he says is Moriarty on the platform trying to catch the departing train. Holmes discards his priest outfit and tells Watson that Moriarty's men set fire to Baker Street the night before.
Holmes and Watson abandon the train and their bags, to avoid Moriarty yet again, and set off on foot to make their way into Switzerland via Luxembourg and Basle. Holmes had said that he didn't care where they went as long as they were out of the country, and yet he seems to have a firm destination in mind. When they are in Brussels, Holmes sends to London to learn what happened during the "great arrest" on Monday and curses when he learns that Moriarty escaped the net. Again, Holmes scholars wonder about this, because Holmes was avoiding Moriarty, who he said was on their tail, and yet he's upset to find that Moriarty escaped the net he had set? This doesn't make any sense at all. Holmes tries to get Watson to turn back, and Watson refuses so they make their way on. Watson comments on Holmes's mood, how he is far from depressed, as would be thought with a murderous villain on his tail. Again and again he states that "if he could be assured that society was freed from Professor Moriarty he would cheerfully bring his own career to a conclusion."
The pair winds up in the village of Meiringen and it is suggested to them that they see the falls of Reichenbach. Watson describes it as a fearful place. "The torrent, swollen by the melting snow, plunges into a tremendous abyss, from which the spray rolls up like the smoke from a burning house." (note that Doyle visited the falls before he wrote this story)
While they are at the falls, a boy arrives with a note asking Watson to return to the hotel, as an Englishwoman has taken deathly ill and needs to see an English doctor. The pair talk and plans are laid to meet in the next town of Rosenlaui that night. So Holmes remains at the falls and Watson returns to the hotel.
As he walked, he noticed a man walking up to the falls, but paid him no real attention as he was focused on his errand to aid the ailing woman. When he gets to the hotel, he finds that there is no sick woman, the hotel owner did not send for him, and has no clue what he is talking about. Watson runs back to the falls and finds that Holmes's stick is there along with his cigarette-case. There are signs of a fight and no sign of Holmes at all. Under the case is a note to Watson.
"My dear Watson,
I write these few lines through the courtesy of Mr. Moriarty, who awaits my convenience for the final discussion of those questions which lie between us. He has been giving me a sketch of the methods by which he avoided the English police and kept himself informed of our movements. They certainly confirm the very high opinion which I had formed of his abilities. I am pleased to think that I shall be able to free society from any further effects of his presence, though I fear it is at a cost which will give pain to my friends, and especially you, my dear Watson, to you. i have already explained to you, however, that my career had in any case reached its crisis, and that no possible conclusion to it could be more congenial to me than this. Indeed, if I may make a full confession to you, I was quite convinced that the letter from Meiringen was a hoax, and I allowed you to depart on that errand under the persuasion that some development of this sort would follow. Tell Inspector Patterson that the papers which he needs to convict the gang are in pigeonhole M, done up in a blue envelope and inscribed "Moriarty." I made every disposition of my property before leaving England and handed it to my brother Mycroft. Pray give my greetings to Mrs. Watson, and believe me to be, my dear fellow, very sincerely yours,
Sherlock Holmes."
It was obvious that both Holmes and Moriarty had gone over the edge into the falls together and lay at the base in a watery grave. The court case against the rest of the gang was successful and Watson ends by saying Holmes was the best and wisest man whom he had ever known.


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Favourite thing about Sherlock


*giggles* These pop up every so often in the fandom (usually reading ship all the things) but I knew I had seen this one at some point. I mean, come on, what is there not to love about Sherlock? There's great casting, great acting, great writing, great trolling, great camera work, great fandom feeding, great everything. I did mention trolls, right? Steven got us again. Good. lol. But it's a spoiler, so I won't put it up here.
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Character you’d least like to be

My first response to this was Molly, because she seems like such a mouse in most of her screen time, but she does show some fight a couple of times and stands up to Sherlock, so I can't really say her. So I thought about it some more and finally decided that I don't want to be a member of Lestrade's team. Yeah, this means I don't get to work with Lestrade, but on the flip side it means I don't have to work around Donovan or Anderson. I think the pluses outweigh the minuses on this one. :)
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Character you’d most like to be

Sherlock, of course. There are many ways that I'm already like him and have been for many years. I don't really think there's anything wrong with that as observation, thinking and reclusiveness aren't necessarily bad things. :) I think it would be interesting to be able to see the world as he does.

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Favourite Sherlock crew member

I checked a page and, technically, Gatiss is listed as both cast and crew because he's co-creator, writer and actor for Sherlock. But as he already had a day on this meme, I'm going with his co-troll for favorite crew member. Besides, without these two, we wouldn't even *have* Sherlock. But I don't know that there's much call for this.


Then we have this. He's talking about RAT, WEDDING, BOW, the three words that they told us yesterday. They knew exactly what the fandom was going to do and are feeding the flames so they can sit back and watch us.

“We have three new words –WHICH MAY BE MISLEADING, ARE NOT TITLES, are only teases or possibly clues, BUT MIGHT BE DELIBERATELY DESIGNED TO GET YOU INTO A LATHER. Who knows?” said Moffat.


I agree with David.
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Favourite Sherlock cast member

Oh, please, this one should be obvious.


Yep, I do think he's hot, but it's more his voice and how he becomes Sherlock that has won me over completely. Yeah, okay, I probably have a pretty heavy voice kink going here (Ben, Alan Rickman, Sean Connery, Hiro) but I just love accents and good voices. Hugh can get me on a good day, as can Stephen Fry. *giggles* I should probably add the trolls to the list, one for his voice and one for his accent. *sighs*
Anyway, back to Ben. If you want to know more about what he's done, or what he's going to be doing, there's a link to imdb.

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Whatever tickles your fancy

Another free day on the meme. *grins* I thought I would take today and talk about the various cannon stories used in each of the six episodes. This is probably going to be the only one I put behind a cut, depending on how long it gets. I do have a habit of rambling when it comes to the cannon. Note that I'm also going to be using wiki for this because, as good as I am, I haven't always picked up on every single cannon story they picked from.

This one has the obvious base in "A Study in Scarlet" and the base points are all there. Watson returns from the Middle East where he has been wounded in action and it was only because of Murray that he survived long enough to reach an aid station. He's on the mend from being shot (the location of the wound is given as his shoulder in this story) when he contracts a tropical fever and almost dies a second time. Thus, upon his return to London, he is a broken man. Having no family he drifts to London, bumps into Mike Stamford, who had been a dresser under him at Bart's, and is thus introduced to Sherlock Holmes. They take up the flat together and Watson settles down to try and work out the mystery behind Holmes. Lestrade and Gregson, "the best of a bad lot" summon Holmes to a single murder in an abandoned house and that's where the killer cabby comes into play. In the cannon, his motive is revenge.
According to wiki, the other cannon stories are: The Red Headed League (a clever cover for a bank robbery), A Scandal in Bohemia, The Problem of Thor Bridge in the part of an unsolved case Holmes worked, and The Adventure of the Creeping Man. The last is interesting because there has been some question as to whether or not Doyle really wrote that particular piece of the cannon.

The Blind Banker
I'll admit I had to cheat and look up the cannon stories for this one, because there is no cannon story that matches the base to this story. The cannon stories they drew from here are The Valley of Fear (noteable because of a mention of Moriarty and some question as to Watson's memory), The Sign of Four (the second of the novels and the one in which Watson meets his wife Mary, though there is question as to which number wife she is), and The Adventures of the Dancing Men (a nice piece of code and cipher work on Holmes's part. Even if he does make a mistake in what he's doing).

The Great Game
There's the obvious one, The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans, which in the cannon are plans for an advanced submarine and the physical paper plans were stolen by a family member of one of the men who worked on the project. Holmes was happy to take the case to help his brother out (they get on well in the cannon) and managed to solve the case relatively quickly. Tied in is The Adventure of the Naval Treaty, in which an old school friend of Watson's writes to request aid. Other cannon stories are The Five Orange Pips, The Adventure of the Retired Colourman, A Scandal in Bohemia, The Musgrave Ritual (a fantastic cannon piece and one I highly recommend), and The Final Problem. The tie in with The Final Problem here is that Holmes and Moriarty do meet before they die. Granted, in the cannon it's at Baker Street, but still, I'd say bombs and pools do make for very dramatic meetings, underscored with such wonderful music.

A Scandal in Belgravia
Take a guess where the base story comes from for this one. You've seen it a couple of times already mentioned. *grins* A Scandal in Bohemia. As with ASiP, they stuck closely to the original cannon for a great deal of this, save the dominatrix and which royal house was threatened. Given, however, that there is no kingdom in Bohemia which Doyle could have used, a lot of cannon researchers believe it was the British royal family that was involved, and Doyle used a great deal of discretion to cover that fact up in the story. Also, given the ending of the cannon, in which Adler marries a lawyer and leaves England forever, I don't find it at all surprising that they altered it a bit. The other cannon stories are The Greek Interpreter (noted as the first cannon mention of Mycroft), The Illustrious Client, The Priory School, The Speckled Band, and The Naval Treaty. (note that The Speckled Band = The Speckled Blonde; the Greek Interpreter = The Geek Interpreter; The Naval Treaty = The Naval Treatment). Vatican Cameos comes from a reference in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

The Hounds of Baskerville
No, really. Which one could it possibly be? *grins* Gatiss did a fair job at bringing this one into the modern day. Even with the gigantic hound. I spent a great deal of time giggling over this one. Okay, anyway, Dr. Mortimer comes to see Holmes at Baker Street to find out what to do with one Henry Baskerville, the last of the family who is arriving from Canada to take up his place in the family home. Mortimer brings with him news of how Sir Charles Baskerville died and the legend of the family. Dated back into the 1700s (i think it is) the parchment tells of how one Hugo Baskerville, a dark and dangerous man, fell in love with a local miller's daughter and had her kidnapped. He locked her in the upper part of the family house and set to a party with his equally dark friends. She escaped across the moor, a fact discovered when Hugo goes up to spend the rest of the evening with her. He rages back through the house and sets the hounds loose to chase her down. The only men who survive the evening report that Hugo was killed by a giant black hell hound. The girl died of sheer exhaustion from attempting to outrun a horse. Holmes sends Watson to Dartmoor with Mortimer and Baskerville with instructions to send in regular reports and information. Watson meets the locals and sends the reports, and it all comes to a climax when Holmes finally arrives and reveals the plot to obtain the family lands, titles and monies. Other tie in cannon stories are The Adventure of the Devil's Foot, The Adventure of Black Peter, A Study in Scarlet, and The Sign of Four.

The Reichenbach Fall
I still haven't watched this one in full. I'm also not going to talk about it too much as I have one more free day and plan to end it on a talk about the cannon Final Problem and Empty House stories. According to wiki there are no tie in cannon stories, so, for now, we'll just have to leave it at that. I'll see if I pick up on any if/when I do watch it and I can always come back in and edit this. :)

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Favourite deduction
Honestly, I love all of them, but this was the only one I could find the text for. *grins*

Sherlock Holmes: It means whenever the police are out of their depth — which is always — they consult me.
John Watson: [scoffs.] The police don't consult amateurs. [Sherlock looks at him askance, then gives a sly smile.]
Sherlock Holmes: When I met you for the first time yesterday, I said "Afghanistan or Iraq?" You looked surprised.
John Watson: Yes. How did you know?
Sherlock Holmes: I didn't know, I saw. [flashback begins] Your haircut, the way you hold yourself, says military. But your conversation as you entered the room — said trained at Bart's, so army doctor. Obvious. Your face is tanned, but no tan above the wrists — you've been abroad but not sunbathing. The limp's really bad when you walk, but you don't ask for a chair when you stand, like you've forgotten about it, so it's at least partly psychosomatic. That says the original circumstances of the injury were probably traumatic — wounded in action, then. Wounded in action, suntan — Afghanistan or Iraq.
John Watson: You said I had a therapist.
Sherlock Holmes: You've got a psychosomatic limp. Of course you've got a therapist. Then there's your brother. Your phone — it's expensive, email enabled, MP3 player. But you're looking for a flat-share, you wouldn't waste money on this. It's a gift, then. Scratches — not one, many over time. It's been in the same pocket as keys and coins. The man sitting next to me wouldn't treat his one luxury item like this, so it's had a previous owner. The next bit's easy, you know it already. [We see a closeup of the back of the phone, which has been engraved "Harry Watson — from Clara xxx"]
John Watson: The engraving?
Sherlock Holmes: Harry Watson — clearly a family member who's given you his old phone. Not your father — this is a young man's gadget. Could be a cousin, but you're a war hero who can't find a place to live. Unlikely you've got an extended family, certainly not one you're close to, so brother it is. Now, Clara — who's Clara? Three kisses says a romantic attachment. Expensive phone says wife, not girlfriend. Must've given it to him recently — this model's only six months old. Marriage in trouble, then — six months on, and already he's giving it away? If she'd left him, he would've kept it. People do, sentiment. But no, he wanted rid of it — he left her. He gave the phone to you, that says he wants you to stay in touch. [beat.] You're looking for cheap accommodation and you're not going to your brother for help? That says you've got problems with him. Maybe you liked his wife, maybe you don't like his drinking.
John Watson: How can you possibly know about the drinking?
Sherlock Holmes: Shot in the dark. Good one, though. Power connection — tiny little scuff marks around the edge. Every night he goes to plug it in and charge but his hands are shaky. You never see those marks on a sober man's phone, never see a drunk's without them. There you go, you see? You were right.
John Watson: I was right? Right about what?
Sherlock Holmes: The police don't consult amateurs.
[Long beat.]
John Watson: [slowly, grudgingly.] That was amazing.
Sherlock Holmes: [deadpan] You think so?
John Watson: Of course it was. It was extraordinary. It was quite... extraordinary.
Sherlock Holmes: That’s not what people normally say.
John Watson: What do people normally say?
Sherlock Holmes: "Piss off!"
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Favourite enemy

*grins* The arch-enemy, of course, even if John doesn't think people have arch-enemies anymore. Just keep in mind that this is probably the most dangerous man to meet.


It's interesting to note that the relationship between Mycroft and Sherlock, as seen in this adaptation, is not the cannon relationship. Gatiss has even addressed this and admitted that they took their idea for the relationship between the brothers from a 1970s film. I'm honestly not sure which idea for the relationship I like better, but Mark and Ben do play off each other beautifully and I usually end up with the giggles during a scene when Sherlock and Mycroft are in the room together. Not to mention that John seems to really annoy him. I'll have to dig out my favorite gif set and share it later on, it's time to get ready for work.
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Favourite set photo


what? you can still see the set in this picture. *looks innocent*
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Favourite Sherlock set/location

For sheer awesome in set dressing - as I honestly don't know if they went to the Palace to film - this one has to win. *grins* I've been to Buckingham Palace and, if you look closely at the left most area of the exterior shot, that's the gate I had my picture taken at. The lake area is St. James's park, and a delightful walk in the afternoon. The other win thing about this set is the joke they're able to get in at Mycroft's expense. (Here to see the Queen?)

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Favourite cinematographic moment


The whole sequence from when Sherlock says the safe word up until the slow action stops. It's just awesome to watch, and I love that Sherlock and John have safe words/codes for the situation. Plus Sherlock calling the cops afterwards is pretty win too.
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Whatever tickles your fancy

Another free day on the meme. How about talking about some cannon in-jokes that the writers are working into the show, along with a few things that they've adapted brilliantly to the modern day? Holmes = cannon. Sherlock = modern day.

Mrs. Turner next door. This one about made me fall out of my chair the first time I heard Mrs. Hudson say it. What this is talking about is the simple fact that Doyle never kept notes on what he was writing - and that makes it ten times as hard to figure anything out - so in the first story the landlady at 221B was Mrs. Hudson. She's not named at all in the second one and then in the third, suddenly she's Mrs. Turner. In the fourth and the rest of the cannon, she's Mrs. Hudson. Holmes scholars have driven themselves crazy trying to work out who Mrs. Turner is and why she was there. Granted it was probably just one of Doyle's mistakes, but this is creative dealing with it. :)

"It's a three patch problem." (ASiP)
I'm using Jeremy Brett as Holmes for the cannon as Paget didn't always draw what I'm looking for. Plus, I think he's hot. *Grins* So, Holmes smoked a lot. There were times when Watson thought the room was on fire because of the tobacco smoke. I can't recall the case right off the top of my head, but when questioned what course of action he was going to take, Holmes replies "To smoke. This is quite the three pipe problem and I beg you not speak to me for fifty minutes." In the modern version, it's a three patch problem. Again, about fell out of my chair laughing.

"I prefer to text"

In one of the later cannon stories, Watson receives a telegram from Holmes telling him "if come to Baker Street if convenient. If inconvenient, come all the same." Watson remarks that Holmes would never write a letter or make a call (telephone was in it's infancy about this time) when a telegram would do. Take this to modern times and you have the text message. I found this one to be brilliantly done. Gave me the giggles, but not as hard.

Sherlock shooting the wall when he was bored. This one comes from my all-time favorite opening in the cannon stories. The Musgrave Ritual, where Watson bemoans that firearms practice should be strictly an outside past time. Holmes adorned the wall opposite his armchair with a patriotic VR done in bullet pocks. We know that Sherlock is a little less enamored with the Queen in modern times, so they had a smiley face for him to shoot at. In my opinion, with that wallpaper, it can only be an improvement.

In The Great Game, Sherlock remarks that he would be lost without his blogger. This is probably the only line that annoys me because it doesn't read well. The original is Holmes telling Watson that "I would be lost without my Boswell." Yeah, I know, only cannon fans would get that had they left it in original form, but the change just doesn't work for me.

Finally, the great wound debate. I'd have to have the cannon in front of me to recall exactly where Watson first said he was injured, but he says shoulder one time, then later says leg, then later says "one of my limbs." This argument is akin to how many times Watson has been married (and which was the third continent) and this is an interesting way to get the point across. John was shot in the shoulder and his leg injury was, at least partly, psychosomatic. Sherlock cures the leg in the first episode and we never do see John nursing his shoulder. Watson is laid up a number of times by the cold damp in the cannon, which makes me think it's more the change in surgical techniques than lack of injury. I do wonder if John took ill with a fever as well. That's something that happened in cannon but they don't mention.
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Favourite prop

The violin. What else could it possibly be. Sherlock can use it to help him think, keep John happy by playing beautiful pieces on it, and annoy the hell out of Mycroft with it. See, it's multifunctional. *Grins*

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Favourite article of clothing


I love the scarves that Sherlock wears. Season 1's is my all time favorite, but the one they found for season 2 is pretty awesome as well. I recall the wardrobe head saying that she panicked every time they went out of studio in season 1 because that was the only scarf they had, and she was so scared it was going to get left behind at some point and then they would be in trouble. Season 2 they were able to get several of the same scarf so that fear was gone. I don't know why only one of the scarf in season 1 unless it was just on hand left over from something else, because she said that Ben put it on so naturally that it had to become Sherlock's scarf.
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Favourite Sherlock fanvid

i don't actually watch fanvids, so i don't have one for this. so how about i share a little bit of trollage from our beloved(?) Gatiss. *giggles* nah, i do adore him. it's weird to love someone who frustrates you at every bloody turn.

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Favourite Sherlock tumblr meme


*pft* you really have to ask??

because, how is this not adorable?

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Favourite Sherlock fic

there's a fair number of fics that i absolutely adore (with pairings ranging from S/J to L/S and holmescest) but i would have to say that this one is the one that made me laugh the longest and the hardest.


it's Sherlock/John and absolutely bloody brilliant. if you do read it, just out of curiosity, could you let me know when you start laughing like a loon? it's just that sort of a fic, really.

and a random hot picture. why not?
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Whatever tickles your fancy


so, i thought because it's an open day on the meme, i would talk about a couple of fandom "in-jokes" or quirks that the fandom has come up with to combat the longing between seasons. i have to say that i'm proud to be a member of the Sherlock Holmes fandom, the oldest in the world, but some of these are so extreme that i hardly know what to think about them.

starting us off is, of course, Otterlock and john hog. *grins* they are probably my all time favorite of the wilder parts of the fandom. those two pics are from a longer set for "Fall" and i thought they would work well to start off today. check my Sherlock tag for the post that has the comparison pics in it. the similarities really is quite frightful. lol.

Jam. yes, you read that right. Jam. it's from here. http://sherlockdict.tumblr.com/post/4250083363/jam-john
i'll be honest. there have been times after reading about the John's jam fixation that i have had random giggle fits over the word jam. there's also an excellent kink!fic with Sherlock and Lestrade where Sherlock provides the jam for their early morning sexual adventures (not sure about using it as lube though) and i can just picture John in the kitchen wondering where his jam went to.

Milk. this one asks the simple question. why do they never have any milk in the flat? what do they do with it? where does it go? i have my suspicions, but it would spoil the fic i want to write about it. *giggles*

pancakes. the fandom will randomly replace random words with the word pancake. it's actually funnier than it sounds. especially when they do it to Sherlock. if anyone wants, i can find pics/gifs with pancakes.

Anderson and dinosaurs. http://fanlore.org/wiki/Anderson_%28Sherlock%29
as the fangirls say, "anderson, go f--- a dinosaur."

for more randomness from the fandom, if you dare, it's pretty warped, go here. http://sherlockdict.tumblr.com/
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A storyline/pairing you want next series

ok, the pairing should be obvious and so never going to happen with Gatiss and Moffat both shipping Sherlock/John. i saw an interview with Moffat and it turns out that he ships a non-sexual romantic relationship for Sherlock and John. so i rather do think that is that. :)

the storyline, on the other hand, i have several that i would love to see as the main point in an episode. The Musgrave Ritual would be fantastic, as would The Redheaded League. but i think the one i would really, really love to see is my favorite story in the cannon, The Six Napoleons. that one is just so much fun and awesome that it would make a fair base line for one of the modern day stories. the three i just named would be hard to combine together, but i could see all of them being used in one way or another.

and there's no picture to match up to this prompt, so how about a random one just for fun?

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