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Forum: Rippercast 02-04-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,360
Posted By IchabodCrane
I realize I am late for submitting any questions...

I realize I am late for submitting any questions here. However today I read with great interest the chapter on Israel Schwartz from Ripper Confidential, and I would have a question to Tom: if the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 07-18-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,939
Views: 179,207
Posted By IchabodCrane
Ah I found it...

Ah I found it
http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=6187

It seems I got confused by the title of the book 'The Bank Holiday Murders'. It seems Aug 31st was neither a bank holiday, nor other...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 07-17-2017, 12:52 PM
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Posted By IchabodCrane
Hello to the forum, since I admit I am not that...

Hello to the forum,

since I admit I am not that well read in what must now be thousands of pages of publications and public discussion on Lechmere as a suspect, can you recollect whether the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 09-22-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 116,497
Posted By IchabodCrane
Worth repeating after one year: Originally...

Worth repeating after one year:

Originally Posted by richardnunweek
Hi,
Why are we all so concerned, about some newcomers theory, that is dangling a big carrot before us.
We all know that its very...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-16-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 860,333
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Ike, the question was, how high would you...

Hi Ike,

the question was, how high would you judge the probability (in %) that a Ripper Maybrick would dwell on the subject of the breasts over several sentences in some sickening detail, and then...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-14-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 55,371
Posted By IchabodCrane
100% same thoughts here. The placement of the...

100% same thoughts here. The placement of the breasts make a modern forgery seem as unlikely as Maybrick being the Ripper.
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-12-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4,261
Views: 860,333
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Iconoclast, I am really not deep into the...

Hi Iconoclast,
I am really not deep into the Maybrick diary controversy, but in some newspapers published after 11-9 there are references to missing organs, e.g. SOME PORTIONS OF THE BODY ARE MISSING...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-11-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,261
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Posted By IchabodCrane
Maybe this has been answered many times before,...

Maybe this has been answered many times before, but if the hoaxer knew about the missing heart, why did he write 'regret i could not take any of it away with me it is supper time, i could do with a...
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-09-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,067
Posted By IchabodCrane
:nono: No no Pierre. Please try again. We are not...

:nono: No no Pierre. Please try again. We are not pupils and you are not the teacher.
Forum: Letters and Communications 09-08-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 31,044
Posted By IchabodCrane
Pierre, how about your statistical analysis to...

Pierre, how about your statistical analysis to find the probability of the killer's metaphorical name being in your data source? Was it higher than 0.1% after all?
Maybe I missed a thread or two in...
Forum: Witnesses 09-04-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 146,708
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Pierre, no, it was a private note. Private is...

Hi Pierre,

no, it was a private note. Private is not public. Swanson had no way of knowing that his private copy of the book would have been made public later. Had he wished to name Kosminski, he...
Forum: Witnesses 09-03-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 146,708
Posted By IchabodCrane
Pierre is not one to easily admit his own...

Pierre is not one to easily admit his own mistakes, even obvious ones like this one here. I guess his next move will be to open another unrelated historical fantasy thread, claiming to be in...
Forum: Witnesses 08-28-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 146,708
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Paddy, fantastic, thank you. Do you have a...

Hi Paddy,
fantastic, thank you. Do you have a date when this note was written?
Forum: Witnesses 08-28-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 146,708
Posted By IchabodCrane
The description of the cloth peaked cap, fair...

The description of the cloth peaked cap, fair moustache and appearance of a sailor are probably the only valid descriptions of Jack the Ripper that we have, and which the police lent credence to, so...
Forum: Witnesses 08-28-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 146,708
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Pierre As mentioned early on on this thread,...

Hi Pierre
As mentioned early on on this thread, how about the times of Oct 2 where the description given to the police was printed? It could only have come from Lawende.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-22-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 49,463
Posted By IchabodCrane
As a part time visitor to these boards, reading...

As a part time visitor to these boards, reading this admittedly very entertaining thread - the acrimony of the debate is really funny for the neutral reader - made two things click for me the first...
Forum: Torso Killings 05-18-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 149,386
Posted By IchabodCrane
Tomorrow Frankfurt police will present new...

Tomorrow Frankfurt police will present new findings linking serial killer Manfred S. who is thought to have killed at least 5 prostitutes between 1971 and 2003 and kept their dismembered body parts...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 04-10-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 25,902
Posted By IchabodCrane
Pierre, you make absolutely no sense. Why don't...

Pierre,
you make absolutely no sense.
Why don't you just admit that you wrote something stupid, or answered the wrong question?
You are like a child that won't back down and cannot admit...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 04-10-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 25,902
Posted By IchabodCrane
Good point MrBarnett. Pierre's argument is...

Good point MrBarnett. Pierre's argument is fallacious.

Pierre, would you care to elaborate on two points:
1) What were the killer's sources of light during the mutilations?
2) Who was the witness...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-05-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,896
Posted By IchabodCrane
Did the professionals (ie surgeons, pathologists)...

Did the professionals (ie surgeons, pathologists) wear gloves at that time? What kind of gloves? Cannot have been industrially produced rubber gloves. Does anybody have information on this?
Forum: Letters and Communications 04-05-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 172,026
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Pierre, Well at least it is clear that the...

Hi Pierre,
Well at least it is clear that the police interpreted the GSG as blaming the Jews for the murders that had happened. There are no two ways on that. Let's close this experiment.
Best...
Forum: Letters and Communications 04-05-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 172,026
Posted By IchabodCrane
Well at least it is clear that the police...

Well at least it is clear that the police interpreted the GSG as blaming the Jews for the murders that had happened. There are no two ways on that. Let's close this experiment.
Forum: Letters and Communications 04-04-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 172,026
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi c.d. fully ok to disagree, but I will try to...

Hi c.d.

fully ok to disagree, but I will try to elaborate a bit on my story:

I do not believe that in his first murders JtR had any intention to divert suspicion towards anyone. He was just a...
Forum: Letters and Communications 04-04-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 172,026
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi Abby, I am glad that we have the same opinion...

Hi Abby,

I am glad that we have the same opinion on this aspect of the case.
The great synagogue was pretty much of a Jewish landmark, so one could argue it was the immediate 'Plan B' that sprang to...
Forum: Letters and Communications 04-04-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 172,026
Posted By IchabodCrane
Hi c.d., Well I guess what makes me so convinced...

Hi c.d.,

Well I guess what makes me so convinced that the murderer wanted to direct suspicion towards the Jews on the night of Sep 29/30, is that one doesn’t even have to look hard to get to...
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