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Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-23-2017, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Hi Jon. I find it interesting that the report in...

Hi Jon. I find it interesting that the report in the September 30th edition of Lloyd's dismisses the rumour that a part similar to Annie Chapman's was taken away by Kate's murderer. I blv the...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-20-2017, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
I can't make up my mind. If jack the ripper had...

I can't make up my mind. If jack the ripper had gotten what he needed from apronless Liz, would there have even been "Goulston Street", would the grafitto have been written on the side of the IWEC......
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-16-2017, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
what,s puzzling is she had several rags or...

what,s puzzling is she had several rags or handkerchiefs on her person that he could have used if he needed to clean up on the spot.

sequencing seems to be important. i have a general assumption...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-15-2017, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
touched a nerve, did i? trust me, i felt your...

touched a nerve, did i? trust me, i felt your pain. or at least, your sense of "wtf end transmission!" tszyu had the indomitable rep AND he was an excellent fighter. only now, years later, can i...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-15-2017, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
McMay was a celebrity undercard. I'm...

McMay was a celebrity undercard.

I'm "border folk" so I am all Nelo, but i can't make up my mind on the outcome. I'd expect GGG to win, but i'm seeing the pics of him from this week's conference,...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-14-2017, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Hey Steadmund

Two days!!!
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-12-2017, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
were both sides of the apron bloodied and soiled,...

were both sides of the apron bloodied and soiled, or just the goulston street piece?
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-12-2017, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
i dont know yet but the pieces of the apron...

i dont know yet but the pieces of the apron should have been easier to marry up if the cut had been made with a bloody knife since the blood would have been on both pieces. my memory is shot but i...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-12-2017, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
hi jon. i have the apron being cut before the...

hi jon. i have the apron being cut before the mutilations began. if jack the ripper had cut the apron after cutting her face and abdomen, there would have been blood on both sides of the apron,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-27-2017, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
Commissioner Warren would not have erased the...

Commissioner Warren would not have erased the graffito if the word wasn't some obvious version of "Jews". he wasn't worried about a riot breaking out against the judies, juries, &c.

i have it: "the...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-27-2017, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
i'd join you but Harvey has me under watch.

i'd join you but Harvey has me under watch.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-25-2017, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
right behind those covers is where i have the...

right behind those covers is where i have the camera too, however wondering, why one photo is wide lens and the other, uh, isn,t? i was thinking he may have had two cameras, one being a more...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-21-2017, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
hi sam and henry. do you see the indication of...

hi sam and henry.
do you see the indication of a ridgeline where I have denoted the photo with yellow markings?
Forum: Other 08-20-2017, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
if you made her present-day story interesting or...

if you made her present-day story interesting or relevant, then it could make for a good story. like,... by blacking out and solving the crime in 1888, she's somehow endangering her life in the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-19-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
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Posted By Robert St Devil
that's the part i could never work out sam. was...

that's the part i could never work out sam. was that bit of cloth between her forearm and leg removed between taking each photograph?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-19-2017, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
hi sam. i dont think its her pelvic bone in the...

hi sam. i dont think its her pelvic bone in the lower left corner. i blv that is her lower right leg, evidenced by the black band around the calf region. you can just make out a bit of bedding...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-19-2017, 12:39 PM
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Views: 4,391
Posted By Robert St Devil
hope you dont mind the intrusion henry. i always...

hope you dont mind the intrusion henry. i always interpreted the part in purple to be the inside of the pelvic bone, and the white scratches were made by the tip of his blade. ive been trying to...
Forum: Witnesses 08-19-2017, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
two men were on the coroner's mind at the...

two men were on the coroner's mind at the september 3rd inquest.
with the witness tomkins, i think baxter was trying to determine if cross and paul were with pc neil when he arrived, evidenced by...
Forum: Witnesses 08-18-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By Robert St Devil
presumably his story saw the light of day after...

presumably his story saw the light of day after the first inquest, harry. or else... why wasn't pc mizen appearing before coroner baxter at the first inquest?

if coroner baxter had known about his...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-18-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,196
Posted By Robert St Devil
i was wrong sam. i must have been thinking of...

i was wrong sam. i must have been thinking of some victim other than kate where the navel was avoided. i looked into joshua's question, and his suggestion is closer than mine. in a report from chief...
Forum: Notable Persons 08-18-2017, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
hello franko. he would have had to have known pc...

hello franko. he would have had to have known pc neil was coming from that direction to fear running away from paul. there have been two points that ive been considering in the lechmere theory:

1. ...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-18-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,196
Posted By Robert St Devil
it's not a profile in choice of victims pierre;...

it's not a profile in choice of victims pierre; for now, i'm settled on "prostitute" satisfying that matter.

with kate eddowes, his cuts form two flaps which he may have been able to pull back so...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-17-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,196
Posted By Robert St Devil
Was Annie Chapman a rotund woman?

Annie Chapman is typically portrayed as a woman with a big belly. And, there is the hint of a double chin in her morgue photo.

Was Kate Eddowes a thin woman? The answer is less speculative since we...
Forum: Periodicals 08-17-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,509
Posted By Robert St Devil
3 March 1889

Le Matin
LONDON, 3 March - This is how the English police learned that Pigott was in Madrid.
Thursday In the afternoon, Mr. Shannon received the following telegram
"Please ask M. S... to send me...
Forum: General Police Discussion 08-16-2017, 10:06 PM
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Posted By Robert St Devil
my thoughts on the matter are two-fold steve. ...

my thoughts on the matter are two-fold steve. the first, did pc mizen's accountability come into question only after the severity of the crime was realized? the second involves his presence at the...
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