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Forum: Pub Talk 01-16-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,084
Posted By Harry D
It's painfully naive to think Donald Trump is...

It's painfully naive to think Donald Trump is actually running the show. He's a figurehead. All presidents are.
Forum: Bury, W.H. 01-16-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,291
Posted By Harry D
If Ellen was semi-literate, that might explain...

If Ellen was semi-literate, that might explain the "Jack Ripper" misspelling.
Forum: Bury, W.H. 01-16-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,291
Posted By Harry D
Bury never said that, did he? He never actually...

Bury never said that, did he? He never actually confessed to being the Ripper (putting the graffiti aside), he said he was worried of being suspected as the Ripper.
Forum: Pub Talk 01-12-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,084
Posted By Harry D
Trump's a trainwreck, but he's endlessly...

Trump's a trainwreck, but he's endlessly entertaining and triggers the snowflakes. Hope he gets another term!
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,420
Posted By Harry D
Neither the Chapman crime-scene or GSG were...

Neither the Chapman crime-scene or GSG were people if I recall. ;)
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-07-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,365
Views: 141,615
Posted By Harry D
Burke is everyone's favourite for JBR's death,...

Burke is everyone's favourite for JBR's death, with the parents covering it up, but I'm not convinced this was an inside job. Burke striking JBR in a petulant rage, that I can see. However, what...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 01-03-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,719
Posted By Harry D
Hard to believe Eddowes could've been strangled...

Hard to believe Eddowes could've been strangled or slammed to the floor without the nearby nightwatchman hearing a sound.
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-31-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 206,679
Posted By Harry D
I think Wallace did it. Conveniently, the call...

I think Wallace did it. Conveniently, the call was made before he got to the chess club. You'd think that if someone was trying to send him on a wild goose chase they'd want to speak with him to deal...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-28-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,946
Posted By Harry D
With all the witness sightings, the odds are at...

With all the witness sightings, the odds are at least one of them saw the Ripper.

I've always been surprised at the lack of sightings after the murders. You'd think at those early hours someone...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-24-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 922
Posted By Harry D
Season's greetings to all! I promise I'll have...

Season's greetings to all!

I promise I'll have cracked this Ripper thing next year!
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-21-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,334
Posted By Harry D
There is some circumstantial evidence against...

There is some circumstantial evidence against Arthur Leigh Allen but none of the handwriting, fingerprints or DNA were a match for him. Now, perhaps Allen did disguise his handwriting, and someone...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-21-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,334
Posted By Harry D
Except for the bloodied fingerprints left in...

Except for the bloodied fingerprints left in Stine's cab?
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-21-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,719
Posted By Harry D
Go on, then. Show me a series of murders (with a...

Go on, then.

Show me a series of murders (with a specific pathology like the Ripper case) where one of them was proven to be a deliberate red herring.

If someone else wanted Kate dead, they...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,334
Posted By Harry D
Allen wasn't a match for the DNA, handwriting, or...

Allen wasn't a match for the DNA, handwriting, or the finger/palm prints.
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-20-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,719
Posted By Harry D
There wasn't a single clue as to the killer of...

There wasn't a single clue as to the killer of any of the Whitechapel victims, including the 'non-canonicals'. The closest we ever got was James Sadler in the Frances Coles murder, but despite his ...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-19-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,719
Posted By Harry D
Don't forget that Kate's killer also had the same...

Don't forget that Kate's killer also had the same proclivity for post-mortem mutilation and the skill to excise internal organs in a tight-spot. Instead of just slashing her throat a la Stride or...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-14-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 26,031
Posted By Harry D
Don't forget, J. Best and John Gardner also...

Don't forget, J. Best and John Gardner also described a well-dressed individual with a similar appearance to Astrakhan Man seen with Stride on the night of her murder.
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-08-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Harry D
Why is this in the non-fiction section?...

Why is this in the non-fiction section? :scratchchin:
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-05-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,582
Posted By Harry D
At the risk of parroting a certain angler, you're...

At the risk of parroting a certain angler, you're saying it's easier to explain away two overlapping murder series where the victims had their abdominal walls cut away, rings stolen, missing organs,...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 12-04-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,582
Posted By Harry D
That might be the case for Fisherman, but I have...

That might be the case for Fisherman, but I have no dog in this fight (so to speak) and I recognise the similarities between the two cases.
Forum: Audio -- Visual 12-03-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By Harry D
Ehh, I don't know about that, Abby. I would argue...

Ehh, I don't know about that, Abby. I would argue that the Zodiac was quite a reckless killer actually. Two of his victims survived the attacks, he allowed himself to be seen by several witnesses,...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 12-01-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,711
Posted By Harry D
If we don't know the context of this incident, we...

If we don't know the context of this incident, we can't state definitively that Kosminski had no history of violence.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 11-30-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,711
Posted By Harry D
Threatening his sister with a knife?

Threatening his sister with a knife?
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-30-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 17,582
Posted By Harry D
Said it before, but I love all these obscure...

Said it before, but I love all these obscure press snippets full of conspicuous characters prowling about during the Ripper scare. And you've got to know that the real killer was among them.
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 11-30-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,711
Posted By Harry D
The provenance was a mess and the thing had been...

The provenance was a mess and the thing had been contaminated more than a New Jersey beach.
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