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Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 02:22 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Sure but what I'm getting at is that even in...

Sure but what I'm getting at is that even in those examples you mention, the customer, through paying full retail price, presumably thinks he is being sold a brand new model and has no reason to...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:33 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
I can only assume that the extremely hostile...

I can only assume that the extremely hostile reaction to this thread from one member of the forum is for three reasons. Firstly because I have posted a document that neither she nor Keith Skinner was...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:27 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
You know, I couldn't care less if a member of...

You know, I couldn't care less if a member of this forum wants to swear in front of a young girl although it's amusing to read the long defensive reaction about such appalling behaviour. My only...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:13 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
I trust you are not suggesting that the...

I trust you are not suggesting that the certificate of purchase that I posted from Dixons showing the sale of an Amstrad at full retail price in 1986 reflects anything other than the sale and...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:10 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Yes, absolutely correct.

Yes, absolutely correct.
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:09 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
"harmless as evidence of anything, but safer...

"harmless as evidence of anything, but safer in her hands than his."

Uh huh, uh huh

Makes sense (not).
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:08 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
The person recalling that Eddie told Robert Smith...

The person recalling that Eddie told Robert Smith at a meeting in June 1993 that he found a book under the floorboards of Battlecrease has, no doubt accidentally, omitted an important part of the...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:02 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
So the answer as to why one of Eddie or Mike told...

So the answer as to why one of Eddie or Mike told Feldman about their private meeting is because they were "loose lipped". Really? If the Diary Defenders are right, Mike managed to keep the secret...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 11:01 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
I can offer a very simple reason for Mike going...

I can offer a very simple reason for Mike going round to Fat Eddie AND then telling Feldman about it.

At this stage, in early 1993, Mike was pretending that the Diary had been given to him by Tony...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:59 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
In the most recent telling of the story of Mike's...

In the most recent telling of the story of Mike's meeting with Eddie in Eddie's house, the solicitors are absent (surprise surprise) although we are being told that Mike threatened some complete...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:52 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
We are told (again) that Mike threatened Eddie...

We are told (again) that Mike threatened Eddie with solicitors although no evidence has ever been produced of this. Perhaps the world’s leading expert on the subject was in Eddie’s house at the time....
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:50 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
There is an obvious answer, incidentally, as to...

There is an obvious answer, incidentally, as to how Mike located Eddie. Although we are told that "there's no evidence that Feldman knew the address", James Johnston told me earlier in this thread...
Forum: Maybrick, James Today, 10:42 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
"Still no explanation from David, for why -...

"Still no explanation from David, for why - within 24 hours of Mike's simple but effective reply - he had found out where Eddie lived....and chosen to complicate things himself by going round...
Forum: Maybrick, James Yesterday, 01:56 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
That wasn't the purpose of this thread or of me...

That wasn't the purpose of this thread or of me posting the invoice and I certainly haven't stated that it is an inevitable conclusion as a result of the purchase that Mike and Anne Barrett between...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By David Orsam
For the benefit of the official representative...

For the benefit of the official representative for the perpetually befuddled and confused, who seems to think that the invoice tells me "Apparently not as much as you may have hoped for", I can...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-17-2018, 11:35 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
Just Fancy That!

14 March 2018

"I'd be surprised if Tony would ever have used the f word in front of young Caroline, assuming they ever met, as he had three daughters of his own and Liverpudlians in my experience...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By David Orsam
I'm glad that someone appreciated it! I was...

I'm glad that someone appreciated it! I was thinking of "Acquiring An Elizabethan Word Processor" or even "Acquiring A New Elizabethan Word Processor" but felt that someone would inevitably...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By David Orsam
But if we don't accept what is stated on the...

But if we don't accept what is stated on the invoice, and call it a scam, it could have been absolutely anything sold for £399 couldn't it?

Do you have any actual experience of Dixons ever selling a...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By David Orsam
I have no idea what you are saying you sold, but...

I have no idea what you are saying you sold, but are you seriously suggesting that Dixons would, in 1986, have sold some kind of second hand unofficial adaption of an Amstrad word processor,...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By David Orsam
It might be helpful if I re-post the advert for...

It might be helpful if I re-post the advert for the Amstrad 8256 from 1986:
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By David Orsam
Don't be ridiculous DJA. What you are suggesting...

Don't be ridiculous DJA. What you are suggesting wasn't possible. The disk drive of the 8256 was integrated within the monitor. You couldn't just switch monitors. And the 8256 didn't have a...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 12:40 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Did we ever get an explanation as to why Anne had...

Did we ever get an explanation as to why Anne had the red diary in her possession in 1995? i.e. why did she ask Mike for it?

We normally have some kind of long winded and convoluted explanation...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By David Orsam
Acquiring A 20th Century Word Processor

I think we might have waited forever for the invoice for Mike Barrett's Amstrad word processor purchase to be produced, so I'm doing it myself (below).

What does it tell us?

Well, it confirms that...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,699
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Posted By David Orsam
If the argument is that Caroline actually said...

If the argument is that Caroline actually said that her father went round to pester "one of his mates" about the Diary rather than "Tony" then this makes the question of whether or not Caroline knew...
Forum: Maybrick, James 04-16-2018, 10:34 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
I see that the only way a certain person has of...

I see that the only way a certain person has of dealing with evidence is by changing it.

What the person would like Caroline to have said was this:

"Dad went down to Fountains Road to see one of...
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