The Best of Sherlock Holmes

 

Scoring Methods for the 1999 Poll

(each method sorted by score)

 

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12-pt   1st Place   10-pt   3-pt   Tally 12   Tally 3
Title Score   Title Score   Title Score   Title Score   Title Score   Title Score
SPEC 1,713   SPEC 50   SPEC 1,330   SPEC 240   SPEC 194   SPEC 108
REDH 1,668   REDH 40   REDH 1,301   REDH 212   REDH 187   REDH 97
SCAN 1,468   SCAN 37   SCAN 1,141   SCAN 198   SILV 168   SCAN 92
SILV 1,332   SILV 23   SILV 1,002   SILV 134   BLUE 167   SILV 64
BLUE 1,282   BLUE 20   BLUE 955   BLUE 117   SCAN 166   BLUE 58
MUSG 1,013   MUSG 14   MUSG 731   MUSG 84   MUSG 147   MUSG 45
FINA 880   FINA 9   FINA 637   FINA 49   EMPT 128   FINA 24
EMPT 791   BRUC 6   EMPT 546   BRUC 39   DANC 127   EMPT 21
DANC 766   ABBE 4   DANC 519   EMPT 34   FINA 123   BRUC 20
SIXN 715   DEVI 4   BRUC 487   SIXN 33   SIXN 122   DANC 20
BRUC 696   SIXN 4   SIXN 479   DEVI 32   BRUC 107   SIXN 20
TWIS 463   TWIS 4   TWIS 306   DANC 31   THOR 82   DEVI 16
THOR 413   CHAS 3   THOR 265   SECO 24   TWIS 81   COPP 12
DEVI 386   DANC 3   DEVI 262   TWIS 23   NAVA 73   SECO 12
NAVA 386   SECO 3   NAVA 248   COPP 21   SECO 69   TWIS 12
CHAS 371   COPP 2   CHAS 247   CHAS 19   CHAS 65   CHAS 9
SECO 365   CREE 2   SECO 238   THOR 17   DEVI 64   PRIO 9
PRIO 355   DYIN 2   PRIO 235   ABBE 16   PRIO 61   THOR 9
COPP 335   EMPT 2   COPP 224   PRIO 13   SOLI 59   ABBE 7
SOLI 272   LAST 2   ABBE 169   GREE 11   COPP 57   NAVA 7
ABBE 257   THOR 2   SOLI 160   NAVA 10   LAST 53   BOSC 5
LAST 249   3GAR 1   LAST 159   DYIN 9   ABBE 47   DYIN 5
FIVE 243   FIVE 1   FIVE 155   LAST 9   FIVE 47   GREE 5
GREE 221   GREE 1   DYIN 144   BOSC 8   NORW 46   LAST 5
DYIN 220   ILLU 1   GREE 144   FIVE 7   GREE 41   BLAC 4
NORW 199   LION 1   NORW 114   ILLU 7   DYIN 39   FIVE 4
ILLU 152   NAVA 1   BLAC 99   BLAC 6   ILLU 31   ILLU 4
BLAC 147   SHOS 1   ILLU 93   CREE 6   CARD 28   NORW 4
BOSC 129   SOLI 1   BOSC 86   LION 6   BLAC 25   GLOR 3
CARD 127   3GAB 0   LION 79   GLOR 5   BOSC 23   LION 3
LION 117   3STU 0   CARD 75   NORW 5   CROO 23   SHOS 3
GLOR 113   BERY 0   GLOR 75   SHOS 5   LION 23   3GAR 2
ENGR 99   BLAC 0   ENGR 64   SOLI 5   GLOR 20   CREE 2
CROO 96   BLAN 0   CROO 55   3GAR 4   ENGR 19   CROO 2
IDEN 83   BOSC 0   SHOS 53   NOBL 4   3GAR 17   IDEN 2
3GAR 80   CARD 0   3GAR 51   REIG 3   IDEN 17   LADY 2
SHOS 78   CROO 0   IDEN 51   CARD 2   REIG 17   NOBL 2
REDC 71   ENGR 0   CREE 43   CROO 2   REDC 16   REIG 2
REIG 71   GLOR 0   REDC 40   IDEN 2   WIST 14   SOLI 2
CREE 64   GOLD 0   LADY 38   LADY 2   SHOS 13   CARD 1
YELL 59   IDEN 0   REIG 38   MAZA 2   SUSS 13   ENGR 1
LADY 56   LADY 0   YELL 38   REDC 2   CREE 12   MAZA 1
WIST 53   MAZA 0   RESI 33   ENGR 1   YELL 11   REDC 1
RESI 51   MISS 0   NOBL 32   RESI 1   RESI 10   RESI 1
NOBL 49   NOBL 0   WIST 28   RETI 1   RETI 10   RETI 1
SUSS 47   NORW 0   BERY 26   SUSS 1   BERY 9   SUSS 1
RETI 45   PRIO 0   RETI 26   WIST 1   GOLD 9   WIST 1
BERY 42   REDC 0   SUSS 24   YELL 1   LADY 9   YELL 1
3STU 29   REIG 0   3STU 18   3GAB 0   NOBL 9   3GAB 0
GOLD 28   RESI 0   BLAN 13   3STU 0   3STU 6   3STU 0
BLAN 23   RETI 0   GOLD 11   BERY 0   BLAN 5   BERY 0
MISS 19   STOC 0   MISS 11   BLAN 0   MAZA 4   BLAN 0
MAZA 17   SUSS 0   MAZA 10   GOLD 0   MISS 4   GOLD 0
STOC 16   VEIL 0   STOC 9   MISS 0   STOC 4   MISS 0
VEIL 6   WIST 0   VEIL 3   STOC 0   VEIL 2   STOC 0
3GAB 0   YELL 0   3GAB 0   VEIL 0   3GAB 0   VEIL 0

 

Reference:
Randall Stock, "Rating Sherlock Holmes" The Baker Street Journal, December 1999, pp. 5-11. This expands Appendix Table A1 to show alternative scoring methods that were not used in the final rankings.

 

12-Point Notes

 

1st Place Notes

 

10-point Notes

 

3-Point Notes

 

Tally 12 Notes

 

Tally 3 Notes

 

 

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