The Second Annual John H Watson World Invitational Canonical Treasure Hunt was held during the entire month of August, 2014. Individuals from the Society and non-members competed and, for the first time, Teams from France, Italy, and the US took … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce the successful completion of the second annual World Invitational Treasure Hunt. Teams from the US and Europe and individuals from around the world contended for the honours in what has been called the most difficult … Continue reading
REMINDER: The Worldwide Invitational Treasure Hunt will be over on Monday, 1 September 2014 at 12 Noon (US Eastern). All submissions have to be received prior to noon on 1 September. Send to email@example.com … Continue reading
The Second Annual John H Watson Society World Invitational Treasure Hunt began at noon 1 August 2014. The questions are available to download on the Treasure Hunt page. A questions post is available on the Quiz Page and will be the central point … Continue reading
Use the Comment button to ask questions or request clarifications. Replies to your questions will be posted as soon as possible. This post will remain active for the entire month of the Treasure Hunt.
Use the Comment button to ask questions or request clarifications. Replies to your questions will be posted as soon as possible. This post will remain active for the entire month of the Treasure Hunt. … Continue reading
A reminder to all Members, non-members and teams worldwide that the Second Annual John H Watson World Invitational Treasure Hunt begins at 12 noon Eastern US Time, Friday, 1 August 2014. It will end 1 September 2014 at 12 Noon … Continue reading
With the journal recently printed and mailed (and thank you very much indeed for the exceptionally nice comments from so many of you), we now turn our attention to the preparation of the annual Treasure Hunt questions. This year, in addition to … Continue reading
With the long days of summer stretching out ahead, thoughts turn naturally to those pleasant hours spent in activities of creation and scholarship. So much to read and think about; so much to write.Continue reading
The Second Annual John H Watson Society and World Invitational Treasure Hunt will be held during the month of August 2014, beginning on 1 August and closing on 1 September, 2014. The Treasure Hunt will consist of 100 exceptionally difficult … Continue reading
The Society is pleased to announce the winners of the Open International Competition of the First Annual John H. Watson Canonical Treasure Hunt: Team France of La Société Sherlock Holmes de France. Their team consisted of M. Thierry Saint-Joanis and … Continue reading
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