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How this blog exploded.

Mr Watson and friend solve problems via the medium of genius...

So, this is what it’s like to be popular.

You write one post on “Sherlock” season 2’s finale (and season 3’s green-light) and it goes – as they say – viral.

I thought that something was going on when I looked at my WordPress site statistics and noticed a bit more traffic than I usually get in the middle of the week.  This happens from time to time, but the visits that I was getting were skewing ever higher.

My fatalist brain suspected hacking or spam-bot infiltration of some kind but the truth was rather more benevolent – the BBC’s “Sherlock” mini-site had automatically selected my post and put it up in their blog buzz section, which caused views to go utterly hat stand for the best part of a day.

Fame! Sweet, small-time, nerd-o-riffic Internet Fame!

Things are now getting back to normal and the view count has chilled a bit – which is probably how I like it.  Imagine the pressure of having to entertain people day in, day out and not having the first clue about how you’re going to go about it!  It doesn’t bear thinking about…

 

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Wanting to see “Sherlock” season 2? Is January 1 2012 early enough for you?

Guess they survived that bomb blast, huh?

Per a story at Den of Geek today, you’ve got one good reason to be sober and upright on January 1st 2012 – season two of “Sherlock” will be investigating your mind grapes from 8:10pm on the first of the year.

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ really bloody excellent modern update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective icon will again be back for three episodes in this run, but let’s not be greedy about the skimpy episode numbers and instead relish the quality of the awesome, shall we?

Steven Moffat – is there nothing he can’t do?  Other than have fashionable hair, obviously.

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