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Forum: Pub Talk 12-11-2017, 05:19 PM
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There are many nice people with very different...

There are many nice people with very different views. Most of the views are cultural, which usually changes fairly slowly, but at this moment is changing rapidly.

Unfortunately, we are at a very...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-11-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By curious
I don't know. Ally makes a great...

I don't know.

Ally makes a great point.

However, gay rights are a major cultural change that is happening very quickly. In many places, participating in acts of gay love have actually been illegal...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 12-11-2017, 04:25 PM
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Posted By curious
I do too, but it's been so long since I have even...

I do too, but it's been so long since I have even thought about this case, I really can't discuss it intelligently.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 12-11-2017, 12:06 PM
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Posted By curious
And since the crimes are not close to his home,...

And since the crimes are not close to his home, he is less likely to come to the attention of the authorities. Makes sense to me.

His family saying that he had no connection with Atlantic City does...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-11-2017, 11:23 AM
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Posted By curious
Agree totally, and with the folks who would not...

Agree totally, and with the folks who would not want to force someone to cook food they don't want to prepare. That's not really a good idea, either.

When I read the article someone provided a link...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-11-2017, 01:07 AM
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Posted By curious
Isn't this the case where a young employee...

Isn't this the case where a young employee accepted the order, but once the owners realized the cake was for a gay wedding, they then turned it down?
Forum: Pub Talk 12-10-2017, 06:42 PM
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Posted By curious
Or should a Muslim caterer be required to make...

Or should a Muslim caterer be required to make sausage balls for a brunch? Would they be required to cook bacon recipes, etc. There has to be a way to respect everyone . . .
Forum: Pub Talk 12-10-2017, 05:33 PM
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Posted By curious
I think there has to be a middle ground because...

I think there has to be a middle ground because small business owners are the backbone of this country and should not have to check their consciences at the door when they arrive at work. Also, I can...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 12-10-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 60
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Posted By curious
Do you think this pattern might indicate the...

Do you think this pattern might indicate the killer (IF there is only one) is bi-sexual?

V
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 12-10-2017, 05:19 PM
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Posted By curious
Thanks

Thanks for the update on this. I had not picked up on this.

Velma
Forum: Bury, W.H. 12-03-2017, 07:33 AM
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Posted By curious
Thanks, Wyatt. I really enjoyed it. curious

Thanks, Wyatt. I really enjoyed it.

curious
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-23-2017, 07:31 AM
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Posted By curious
Aprons are always worn "outside"...

Aprons are always worn "outside" dresses. The function of an apron is to protect the dress, so it is always "outside" the dress and never "inside" the dress.

curious
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-23-2017, 07:27 AM
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Posted By curious
Aprons are always worn "outside"...

Aprons are always worn "outside" dresses. The reason to wear an apron is to protect the dress.

curious
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-23-2017, 06:42 AM
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Posted By curious
But Eddowes' apron had been patched -- perhaps...

But Eddowes' apron had been patched -- perhaps with white material, but not necessarily. The patching would have made it distinctive.

Yes, if I knew I would have to give testimony about it.

curious
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 09-23-2017, 06:23 AM
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Posted By curious
Wasn't there testimony that the apron had been...

Wasn't there testimony that the apron had been patched? If so, it was no longer just a piece of white material, but had something distinctive on it.

curious
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-23-2017, 06:10 AM
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Posted By curious
Hi, I'm not sure I'm "seeing" or...

Hi,
I'm not sure I'm "seeing" or envisioning what you are suggesting.

What if one felt better against the skin than the other and the underneath one was worn to make the other more...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-05-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
You're right, it could have been an attempted...

You're right, it could have been an attempted robbery. We just don't know what happened.

Her employment was assisting in the management of a fruiterer's business in Guildhall Street, according to a...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
Well, if her father had been an officer and she...

Well, if her father had been an officer and she married a non-com, wouldn't she have married down?

And that might indicate a somewhat rebellious nature, right? A woman who did not live strictly by...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
You're probably a better judge of that than...

You're probably a better judge of that than I.

Would she have a small income or pension from that?

curious
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
Hi, Herlock, 1. you did indeed 2. what I envision...

Hi, Herlock,
1. you did indeed
2. what I envision is a woman's watch, which were worn on the shoulder, attached with a chain which they pulled out to see the time and then returned to its holder on...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
I think David mentioned that the news reports...

I think David mentioned that the news reports originally said two men, but the inquest and perhaps later reports mentioned only one.

curious
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
I think that "respectable" women of all...

I think that "respectable" women of all classes kept themselves out of situations that might harm their reputations, especially in the Victorian era. The rules for respectability were much stricter...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
Hi, Herlock, 1. But was she alone? I don't really...

Hi, Herlock,
1. But was she alone? I don't really think so. I think she was with top-hat guy, so it is his actions and their association that become questionable.

2. Cash and valuables -- if she had...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-04-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
Very interesting, John. Thanks. Nothing about...

Very interesting, John. Thanks.

Nothing about widows, and according to "Gone with the Wind," widows in the U.S. at least were allowed almost nothing. Scarlett, being Scarlett, and it being a time of...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-03-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 17,673
Posted By curious
Don't you hate it when that happens?:laugh4: At...

Don't you hate it when that happens?:laugh4:

At 34 years old, would she have needed permission from anyone to remarry?

Since her husband appears to have been some sort of officer (I'm not clear...
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