Category Archives: 221B

And what should I tell Mr. Holmes, should he return?

Well, while in the 1986 episode of ‘The Man with the Twisted Lip’, Dr. Watson’s answer was, “Tell him I have disappeared without trace,” our answer this week may be more like, “Tell him I’m busy finishing up Round 1 projects.” … Continue reading

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Sherlock’s business seems to be booming since you and he became pals . . .

. . . and so are the fiber projects in Team 221B’s flat since the beginning of round one! Dissertation submission ended today and our flat has eighteen of us attempting large projects during Tournament 11.  They range from shawls, … Continue reading

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“Down the Strand the lamps were but misty splotches of diffused light . . .”

. . . as the residents of Team 221B’s flat worked on the various challenges of Tournament 11, Round 1. And worked theyhave with ten challenges already submitted:  four in Giving Geeks, two each in Discovery and Flexible Schedule, and … Continue reading

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“Come, Watson, come!” he cried. “The game is afoot.”

Well, it will be in a few hours or so!  And with it some changes. The first and most obvious one is the change from beginning and ending the rounds at midnight Eastern Time.  The rounds will now begin and … Continue reading

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I ‘Mustache’ if You’ve Heard the Explosion?

It’s not unusual to find explosions in Sherlock Holmes adventures so why should we be surprised to find an explosion in Nerdwars own Team 221B? An explosion of members, that is. Once upon a time, as Tournament 4 was nearing … Continue reading

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Second Round Slump

The wailing and gnashing of teeth has begun. “I don’t have any motivation.” “I know what I want to work on, but I just can’t get started.” “I’m behind on my dissertation and shouldn’t work on anything else until I … Continue reading

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The End Is Only The Beginning

We’ve come to the end of the first round, and hoo boy, did 221b end with a bang! The team completed 126 projects, which murders our last high of 106.  This one will be hard to beat!  Of our 36 … Continue reading

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Who We Are: We Contain Multitudes!

We’ve been doing our team mate interviews for a couple of rounds now, so I thought it might be time o do something a little different.  We do still have some new members who I will introduce you to over … Continue reading

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The Game’s Afoot!

Boy, the break between tourneys went fast, and now we’re already halfway through the first round!  How does the time go so fast? But here we are, well into Tourney 9.  The flat at 221b is bursting at the seams … Continue reading

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The Great Hiatus

And thus ends Tourney 8, with quite a bang!  Team 221b turned in 106 projects this last round, which is an all-time record for our team!  Great work, everyone!  Our big category this time out was Discovery, with 24 projects … Continue reading

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