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Forum: Audio -- Visual 05-13-2018, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
The one on Star Trek (the original one with...

The one on Star Trek (the original one with Shatner and Nimoy and Kelly) had John Fiedler, normally a balding milqtoast character actor with eyeglasses (in Twelve Angry Men, and at the end of the...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-09-2018, 06:27 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
My God Ginger, you are so close. Right movie...

My God Ginger, you are so close. Right movie studio (Warners), in the right period for films ("Golden age of talkies": 1927 - 1960), but wrong star of Warner's gangster films.

"Two Gun" Crowley's...
Forum: Other Mysteries 05-04-2018, 04:14 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
Fascinating story. Thanks for putting it out for...

Fascinating story. Thanks for putting it out for us to read.

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 05-04-2018, 03:47 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
I saw the story on the internet yesterday. The...

I saw the story on the internet yesterday. The irony of it is that the 1883 coal carrying ship was "posted missing" originally, and thus was a mystery as to her fate. By looking for the missing...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-03-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 719
Posted By Mayerling
It depends if you want a large or small dog. The...

It depends if you want a large or small dog. The Jack Russell Terrier is a little dog, and a cute one, but the fact you'd like one to attack a burglar suggests you would want a German shepard type.
Forum: Pub Talk 05-01-2018, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
Slideshows in general. I used to like them as a...

Slideshows in general. I used to like them as a kid, as I considered them something like entertainment (they did not use them for lists then, but to show pictures). Nowadays I consider them a...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-01-2018, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
Answering a question with a question. It really...

Answering a question with a question. It really is a way to avoid answering the original question.

Q: Why did you do that?
A: Did I do that?
Q: Yes, why did you do that?
A: Who wants to know?
Q: I...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-01-2018, 08:11 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
On the "Holacaust" issue: Oddly enough...

On the "Holacaust" issue: Oddly enough when the Nuremburg Trials were held there was some discussion of whether the police of Nazi Germany were guilty of any "crimes" against Jews in assisting in...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-30-2018, 07:30 AM
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Views: 2,816
Posted By Mayerling
Third Part (sorry)

The Old Testament we have today did not formalize until a meeting that occurred in the Second Century C.E. ("Common Era") or A.D. ("Anno Domine"). A large number of Rabbis decided which books should...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-30-2018, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
Second Part

Scholars now say that much of the Old Testament is the work of many hands, not a few Prophets and Moses and David, and Solomon, etc. Even the books of the Prophets are suspect. Isaiah is not the...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-30-2018, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
Hi Steadmund, This site is acting up again, and...

Hi Steadmund,

This site is acting up again, and interrupted the complete message I was sending, so I am reducing it to two parts, so as to force the site to act properly and print what I want to...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-29-2018, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
True story from 1980. I went into upper...

True story from 1980. I went into upper Manhattan near Lincoln Center. At that time there was a restaurant, "Le Crepe", specializing in French crepes. I went in and the crepe was okay, but I...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-19-2018, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Mayerling
A combination of say Neil Simon (except for...

A combination of say Neil Simon (except for television) and Larry Adler. I liked how he concluded "Flight of the Bumblebee".
Forum: Rippercast 04-16-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Mayerling
Actually I have felt it was just as well to post...

Actually I have felt it was just as well to post it here as anywhere - except that here it might stimulate interest and use.

Living in the U.S., and being physically (at least currently) at a point...
Forum: General Police Discussion 04-16-2018, 05:18 PM
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Views: 654
Posted By Mayerling
I had heard of this term before, and it's use (or...

I had heard of this term before, and it's use (or misuse) by constables and police around the globe to control difficult prisoners. I don't know when it actually was stopped.

Ironically, the only...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-15-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,816
Posted By Mayerling
The writer Edmund Gosse wrote a book about his...

The writer Edmund Gosse wrote a book about his father and himself, and how the father (although a clergyman) attempted to make a bridge of sorts between "creationism" from the Book of Genesis, and...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 04-05-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,179
Posted By Mayerling
Rather interesting coincidence here but the other...

Rather interesting coincidence here but the other "William" on the list for 1861 has the name of "William Dove". The coincidence is that five years earlier (1856) a man named William Dove had been...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-05-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,448
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Posted By Mayerling
Shouldn't it be in 2031? Centennial year that...

Shouldn't it be in 2031? Centennial year that one.

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 04-05-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
Posted By Mayerling
Such public item thefts are more common than we...

Such public item thefts are more common than we like to think. About twenty years ago, when my state agency was in lower Manhattan, I read an article in the New York Times on a weekday edition...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 04-03-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,179
Posted By Mayerling
I always find that Gull and the Royal Family's...

I always find that Gull and the Royal Family's ties to the Masons are always considered proof of a Masonic connection to the Whitechapel Murders, and it is looked at with dismay that such a sorry...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-03-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,607
Posted By Mayerling
In the 1905 case of the Stratton Brothers (the...

In the 1905 case of the Stratton Brothers (the case that established fingerprinting as a tool against criminals in England), they had attacked the couple who ran a small shop just before it opened,...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-03-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
Posted By Mayerling
One might say Patent Shaft got shafted by it's...

One might say Patent Shaft got shafted by it's patently dishonest shaftees.

My apologies - couldn't ignore the comment. :rolleyes2:

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 04-01-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,728
Posted By Mayerling
I dabble a little in it. About twenty years ago...

I dabble a little in it. About twenty years ago my office in lower Manhattan was near the Surrogate's Court House, which has an interesting library. I looked up some birth certificate numbers and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,607
Posted By Mayerling
I haven't read the original novel, but in the...

I haven't read the original novel, but in the 1933 film, "The Kennel Murder Case" (with William Powell here not as Nick Charles, but as Philo Vance), a murder victim (after being fatally injured)...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-01-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,607
Posted By Mayerling
Thanks for the site. I read the story and the...

Thanks for the site. I read the story and the solution that Fink bolted his own door before dying; and it is plausible. But we still don't know who shot him, and why?

Jeff
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