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My question is, if Magnussen already had "pages" worth of pressure points applicable to Sherlock (evidenced by the rapid scrolling visual on his glasses), did he have to include so many other people--or is it explicable merely with "arrogance"? I don't think he had really had that many pressure points on Sherlock. Lets revisit what Magnussen lists in ...


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I remembering hearing Ken Campbell talk about time he met Marvin Minsky - MM would have ideas that he wasn't able to process right at that moment, so "put" the new idea into an empty jar that he would come back to - apparently he had shelves full! Maybe not quite the same as a "Mind Palace", but certainly a different way of considering memory and perception ...


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No. The kind of mind palace portrayed in Sherlock isn't possible for a normal person. Like most things on TV, they don't work that way in real life. The technique that the mind palace is based on has been known for thousands of years at least, but it is only really suited to recalling lists of items. The order of cards in a deck, the name of every king of ...


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Yes. To quote from The Independent about the source of mind palaces: As it turns out, memory palaces like Holmes’ are a real thing, and have been for thousands of years. It all began with a lucky escape from a collapsing banquet hall by the Ancient Greek poet Simonides, who realised that by visualizing the room where the accident happened, he ...


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No, there is no third sibling in canon. In literature, Sherlock's only sibling is his brother Mycroft. From the Baker Street Wiki: Mycroft Holmes appeared or is mentioned in the following adventures: "The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter" "The Final Problem" "The Adventure of the Empty House" (mentioned) "The Adventure of the ...


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1.Which one was the real explanation? So far it's been left deliberately ambiguous. It may never be revealed. Moffat is like that. 2.Why did he have to fake his death? Moriarty was already dead, and Mycroft had convinced the snipers to cancel their plan by phone calls. Who was Sherlock trying to fool? The world in general and Watson in ...


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1.Which one was the real explanation? No one knows. It has never been revealed. 2.Why did he have to fake his death? Moriarty was already dead, and Mycroft had convinced the snipers to cancel their plan by phone calls. Who was Sherlock trying to fool? He was trying to fool the snipers (possibly others who have not been revealed yet). I do not ...



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