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Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 10:20 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
I wonder if any advocates of 'hands on'...

I wonder if any advocates of 'hands on' Ripperology have actually tried the field experiment by burning a large bundle of old cotton and wool clothing for 'purposes of light'? And did it actually...
Forum: Witnesses 06-17-2018, 04:05 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Precisely my point. If they had food they ate...

Precisely my point. If they had food they ate it. Including porridge for dinner and fish for breakfast.

"I am a domestic servant in a Christian Home," she said, "and can't I take my breakfast when...
Forum: Witnesses 06-17-2018, 08:33 AM
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Wickerman, you're probably right, but isn't it...

Wickerman, you're probably right, but isn't it also true that the abject poor eat whatever is available, and don't conform to the niceties of a breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu? Cold pizza is the...
Forum: Rippercast 06-15-2018, 08:12 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
That's rather non-committal, Robert. Isn't it...

That's rather non-committal, Robert. Isn't it standard procedure to indicate which direction his head is screwed on?
Forum: Pub Talk 06-13-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 181
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Meanwhile, to Svensson, I would say that as bat...

Meanwhile, to Svensson, I would say that as bat dung crazy as it currently is over here in America, it is starting to look like we may have received a significant shove from your side of the pond: ...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-13-2018, 10:50 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Dear Gawd. Is it too late to give ourselves back...

Dear Gawd. Is it too late to give ourselves back to King George III? I guess if it's kosher for the POTUS to own roulette tables, it's okay to elect pimps to be congressmen....
Forum: Maybrick, James 06-11-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By rjpalmer
That's right. Stiff upper lip, mate... King...

That's right. Stiff upper lip, mate...

King Arthur: A scratch!? Your arm's off!
Black Knight: No, it isn't!

In truth, the only thing left is for Anne Graham to come clean, but the chance of that...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-25-2018, 11:19 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
And please note that I added an unnecessary and...

And please note that I added an unnecessary and utterly wrong apostrophe to my last post, like a small kiss blown in the direction of lowercase caz as she's off to another wonderful weekend.
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-25-2018, 11:06 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
Was Melvin not quoting the opinion of one of the...

Was Melvin not quoting the opinion of one of the early document examiners? The point being that the handwriting didn't look Victorian, it looked like the work of someone schooled in the first third...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-24-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By rjpalmer
David. I could be wrong, but I'm thinking the...

David. I could be wrong, but I'm thinking the last sentence on the last note in post #4 might read: "you [will] never win untill [sic] you speak to me."

Why exactly is Barrett after Anne's "help"? ...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-24-2018, 02:16 PM
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Posted By rjpalmer
I don't see it that way at all. What I find...

I don't see it that way at all.

What I find interesting, if we accept these at face value as private communications, is that Anne has been asking Mike for certain tapes, receipts, etc., with the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-24-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By rjpalmer
Should we be concerned that he mentions 'receipts...

Should we be concerned that he mentions 'receipts for the watch'?
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-24-2018, 11:50 AM
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Posted By rjpalmer
I have never been at ease with Keith Skinner's...

I have never been at ease with Keith Skinner's 'take' on the Alan Gray affair. I merely challenged Keith's suggestion that Barrett hired Gray to "prove the diary was a fake" and that 'that was...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-22-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,587
Posted By rjpalmer
For those (and the cat) who don't have a copy of...

For those (and the cat) who don't have a copy of the Diary immediately at hand, a reasonable reproduction of one page can be found near the bottom of this...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-22-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,587
Posted By rjpalmer
It makes sense. I don't have time to post an...

It makes sense. I don't have time to post an example at the moment, but there are many places in the Diary where the slant (or more correctly, the 'slope') seems inconsistent. The idea of a lefty...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-22-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,587
Posted By rjpalmer
Hi Scott. I was sitting here wondering the same...

Hi Scott. I was sitting here wondering the same thing. Look again at post #54. I'm not worried about the loops, etc. They can be changed. Just look at the overall appearance of the writing, it's...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-21-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,587
Posted By rjpalmer
Well, looking at Anne Graham's handwriting...

Well, looking at Anne Graham's handwriting objectively, the first thing I notice is that she has one hell of a dramatic slant to the left. Why is she writing at such an extreme angle? It's like the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-21-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,765
Posted By rjpalmer
My apologies if I sounded cryptic. I don't there...

My apologies if I sounded cryptic. I don't there is anything new here.

One argument kicked around in 2005 was that Mike & Anne's purchase of the maroon diary must have been innocent because they...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-17-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,587
Posted By rjpalmer
Caz. None of my business, really, but I'd be...

Caz. None of my business, really, but I'd be curious to know why Keith Skinner and Anne Graham appear to have had a 'falling out.' From several posts by Die Hard Diary supporters on these message...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-15-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,939
Posted By rjpalmer
"A mere 72 hours after the Chinese...

"A mere 72 hours after the Chinese government agreed to put a half-billion dollars into an Indonesian project that will personally enrich Donald Trump, the president ordered a bailout for a...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-14-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,447
Posted By rjpalmer
No need to apologize. In fact, sorry for the...

No need to apologize. In fact, sorry for the delay in responding. I was reading the 'Trump' thread and quietly vomiting to the point of dry heaves. I will leave it at that.

As for the "prophesy"...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-14-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,447
Posted By rjpalmer
I can only imagine Mike's rage when he opened up...

I can only imagine Mike's rage when he opened up the envelope, expecting to find a nice fat royalty cheque, and instead found an itemized list from Crew that included a 2000 payment to Albert...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-14-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,447
Posted By rjpalmer
Oh, one other thing. I mean this seriously, Caz,...

Oh, one other thing. I mean this seriously, Caz, it's not a joke. I'm a little concerned about these two knuckle-draggers that somehow ended up with Robbie Johnson's "share" of the watch. ...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-14-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,447
Posted By rjpalmer
But while you are here, Caz, can you point out...

But while you are here, Caz, can you point out the source for your oft stated claim that Albert Johnson turned down all offers for selling the "Maybrick" watch due to his great honesty? Considering...
Forum: Maybrick, James 05-14-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,447
Posted By rjpalmer
What happened to William Graham? This must be...

What happened to William Graham? This must be one of the rare posts that your co-author Keith Skinner doesn't agree with, since the last time he was here he insisted that William Graham must be...
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