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    Books, laughter, escapism in all its varieties...
  • Favorite series 1 episode
    The Great Game
  • Favourite Series 2 Episode
    The Reichenbach Fall
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    The Sign of Three
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    The Lying Detective

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  1. I agree that both the original Holmes and BBC Sherlock seem to want to be a different person than who they naturally are and spend a considerable amount of time and energy trying to convince other characters of their chosen identity. That does make the character hard to analyze.
  2. I see I have to have another look at what the letters are supposed to describe. Hm. One site says that judgers are structured and make decisions early, tend to take control and give specific instructions while perceivers are flexible, like to keep their options open and tend to let others be and do their own thing. With that in mind, I would say Sherlock is still a J with his 13 different scenarios and bossing John around, but on the other hand, he is very good at adapting to unexpected situations and doesn't seem to mind at all when he has to improvise. I guess when it comes to these personality traits, Sherlock is actually a pretty well-balanced individual.
  3. Introverts, how is your day?

    If menopause will make me even more sensitive to heat than I already am then I dread the day it begins. I am already suffering and it's only May. I have a migraine and feel nauseous.
  4. Well, he's opinionated and decisive. I think Mycroft is a P and Sherlock is very J.
  5. Hmmm, what is Sherlock... Let me see what I think. BBC Sherlock, I mean. I can't decide whether he is an introvert or extrovert. On the one hand, he has an extremely vibrant inner life and retreats into his Mind Palace to solve problems or relax. He also has no time for chit-chat and avoids formal occasions. On the other hand, he doesn't thrive without an audience, so he needs a lot of external validation and he also relies heavily on outside stimulus and doesn't cope at all well with boredom. That actually sounds extroverted to me. I know that I think book Sherlock Holmes is an introvert but Sherlock... N or S? Also not so easy to decide. Theoretically S because of his extreme talent for observation, eye for detail, etc. But his deductions, while he claims they are built on pure logic and evidence, often come across as more intuitive. He also poses as a thinker but the show spent a lot of time exploring how he is actually a very emotional person at heart. So I think he would say T but I say Mrs Hudson is right - F. Definitely more J than P. So my options are INFJ, ISFJ, ENFJ or ESFJ. Hm. I don't think any of the descriptions of those sound much like Sherlock.
  6. Oh gosh, yes, my husband does that too. It drives me up the wall sometimes. I definitely think of him as more P than J though in general.
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  8. Introverts, how is your day?

    I loved that scene! Mycroft is perfect there. But I also love that Sherlock apparently has a picture of Rosie on his phone. That's... Touching somehow.
  9. I am funny that way, it makes little difference to me what body parts are being eaten. I don't find liver, lung, blood etc inherently more disgusting than muscle tissue. It's all equally weird and off-putting when I think about it too hard.
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    Really? I thought you weren't a fan of "dark" movies.
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