The 2013 First Annual John H Watson Society Canonical Treasure Hunt was a success! Many of our members (and many non-members) have reported that it was “fiendishly difficult,” “maddeningly hard,” and “just plain tough.” There were 100 questions, linked, requiring … Continue reading
The 2013 Treasure Hunt is closed. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, 4 September 2013 on this Blog page. The International category will remain open until 9 September 2013 at 12 Noon (Pacific) and the winner of the International … Continue reading
Please see the Blog Page for an announcement of the 2013 Treasure Hunt winners.
A very positive development has come to our attention. Our esteemed colleagues in France, The Sherlock Holmes Society of France, have been working on the Treasure Hunt. They had to order reference materials from the United States and these have … Continue reading
At 12 Noon (Pacific) on Monday, September 2, 2013 the Treasure Hunt will end. All entries will then be scored and evaluated for the number of correct answers and the time and date submitted. Winners will be announced on the … Continue reading
All answers to the Canonical Treasure Hunt must be received by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 Noon (Pacific Time) on Monday 2 September 2013 to be eligible for the prizes. The winners in each category will be determined by the … Continue reading
Question #45 reads ” What is the fourth word in the last line but one?” This should read the FIFTH word. Here is the correct revised question: Using the year in #44, reverse the last three digits, and go there in “W”.’ Add … Continue reading
Please see the correction to question #45 on the Blog Page.
Question #77: The question reads: What is the story and to whom does it refer? It is more accurate to ask: What is the story and to what does it refer? … Continue reading
We are in the 13th day of the Treasure Hunt. A number of inquiries by participants have either been answered, clarified, or further frustrated by Buttons. As of now, we have no final submissions. We know of a number of individuals and teams … Continue reading