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Forum: General Suspect Discussion Yesterday, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Herlock Sholmes
I’ve recently been listening to a few Ripper...

I’ve recently been listening to a few Ripper podcasts and on one of them, I can’t recall which, it was mentioned that there existed a photograph of Martha Tabram alive. Is this true and if so where...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion Yesterday, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Just found this Graham. Apparently there was...

Just found this Graham. Apparently there was actually a framed photograph of McCarthy. I can’t recall if this has appeared in any books though?

http://www.casebook.org/witnesses/w/John_McCarthy.html
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-19-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 9,865
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Ok. This is without a shadow of a doubt the most...

Ok. This is without a shadow of a doubt the most embarrassing post that ive seen during my time on the Forum. Its basically “mommy, mommy, the nasty men are picking on me!”

It appears that you came...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-18-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 249
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Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Here’s a suggestion Mike. Why not simply debate...

Here’s a suggestion Mike.

Why not simply debate the points that David has raised? If, as you suggest, he has no basis for these criticisms but just employs fiendish Lawyer’s tricks then his points...
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
You already have a diary Abby. There’s just no...

You already have a diary Abby. There’s just no pleasing some:lol:
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2018, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Basically ditto to all above. Even if some...

Basically ditto to all above.

Even if some important new find came to light it would have to be conclusive. Like a series of letters between 2 senior officers spilling the beans. Then again, almost...
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Gareth, are you implying that Mr McCormick was a...

Gareth, are you implying that Mr McCormick was a less than reliable source:lol:

You’ll be saying that Pedachenko wasnt the ripper next:rolleyes2:
Forum: Other Mysteries 05-18-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,448
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Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Well i got my replacement copy of the Murphy book...

Well i got my replacement copy of the Murphy book today and something stood out in it at a quick glance.

Anyone following this thread might recall the point that i made about Wallace, in the court...
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
I made a poor job of that piece of...

I made a poor job of that piece of quoting:shakehead:
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Peaked caps were, unfortunately, rather common...

Peaked caps were, unfortunately, rather common back then. What's worse is that cap-wearing in general was very popular, too, and remained so well into the last century. Most men of my grandfather's...
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
You seem very confident on that point...

You seem very confident on that point Abby:scratchchin:
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Thanks JM

Thanks JM
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 02:51 AM
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Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Cheers Gareth:2thumbsup:

Cheers Gareth:2thumbsup:
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Thank you for that Stephen. There’s no doubt that...

Thank you for that Stephen. There’s no doubt that Lipski was used as an insult. I think that ‘Lizzie’ remains a possible alternative though but, as you suggest, at a gap of 130 years we’re never...
Forum: Rippercast 05-18-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Thanks for that Joshua. So it looks like it was...

Thanks for that Joshua. So it looks like it was used as an insult at the time:2thumbsup:
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-18-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 9,865
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
200 idiots pledged $1 each:laugh4:

200 idiots pledged $1 each:laugh4:
Forum: Rippercast 05-17-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Can we be confident of this though Stephen? Is it...

Can we be confident of this though Stephen? Is it likely that the killer, after drawing attention to himself in the street, would go on to murder Liz Stride? Surely he didnt remain unidentified and...
Forum: Rippercast 05-17-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,874
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Ive been meaning to raise this question for years...

Ive been meaning to raise this question for years but keep forgetting to mention it. I cant recall if its been dealt with in books or not.

Do we know that ‘Lipski’ was actually used as...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 9,865
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Impressive stuff David. Hats off to you. And...

Impressive stuff David. Hats off to you. And thats a compliment from a progressive rock fan whose favourite songs tend to have 20 minute keyboard solo’s in them played by a man in a luminous...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 05-17-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 381,987
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Just checked, it is in Jack And Old Jewry. Its...

Just checked, it is in Jack And Old Jewry. Its says ‘im going to do one more on the 27th.’
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 05-17-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 381,987
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Guys have i dreamt it but didnt a ‘recent’ book...

Guys have i dreamt it but didnt a ‘recent’ book contain a photograph of another ‘ripper’ graffiti?

The only two books that ive read recently are ‘Jewbaiter’ and ‘Jack And Old Jewry.’
Forum: Other Mysteries 05-17-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 299,150
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
I wonder if Antony’s book will be out before...

I wonder if Antony’s book will be out before Rod’s:lol:
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 9,865
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Im certainly not a dancer Abby:lol:

Im certainly not a dancer Abby:lol:
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 9,865
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
I forgot, i like Japan too. Anything with Sylvian...

I forgot, i like Japan too. Anything with Sylvian really.

At heart im a prog rock man though:2thumbsup:
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 9,865
Posted By Herlock Sholmes
Im definitely on the Houdini side of the...

Im definitely on the Houdini side of the Spiritualist debate Stead. Im afraid Doyle became obsessed by little more than wishful thinking. The Cottingley Fairies episode was embarrassing.:shakehead:...
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