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  • n. Plural form of Sherlockian.


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  • But nothing approaches the seriousness of the annual gathering of Sherlockians, which is crammed with dinners, cocktail parties, scholarly presentations, walking tours, skits, songs and general revelry.

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  • All good "Sherlockians" will welcome Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's new story with enthusiasm ... it is all very thrilling and very fine reading. '

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  • "Some people may think someone who gets into something like Sherlock Holmes can get culty or overly zealous, but there are a ton of Sherlockians who are just such nice people," said Ursula Moran , an Upper West Side resident and 30-year member of the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes.

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  • Sherlockians tend to segment themselves into factions based on geography and scholarly commitment to the subject.

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  • New York's Sherlockians are not entirely stuck on the original stories.

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  • "My wife has described herself as an anti-Sherlockian but has actually become very friendly with a lot of the Sherlockians," Mr. Peck said.

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  • But some 500 Sherlockians—devotees of Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories—are expected to descend on the city next week to celebrate the 158th birthday of the pipe-smoking detective.

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  • By their own count, hundreds of Sherlockians live in New York City and the surrounding areas, among thousands more world-wide.

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  • Along the way, he plays what Sherlockians call "the Game," pretending that Stoker's account is true.

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  • Sherlockians can forgive any type of weird dress, but the basic character of the detective was noted for his "cat-like love of personal cleanliness".

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