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Forum: Maybrick, James 12-08-2017, 11:57 AM
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What I don't understand is why someone who thinks...

What I don't understand is why someone who thinks the diary is an obvious forgery is so agitated by the possibility that Mike and Anne Barrett might have been involved in forging it and spends so...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-08-2017, 11:52 AM
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Posted By David Orsam
It occurs to me that Caroline might not recall...

It occurs to me that Caroline might not recall events from 1992. But, then again, she might have perfect recollection of those events. What's the point of even speculating about it? None.

Clearly...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-07-2017, 03:29 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Hi James, It is of course disappointing that you...

Hi James,

It is of course disappointing that you are going to cut and run now.

I'm going to reply to your post, however, as if you hadn't said that, in order to give you the opportunity to respond,...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-07-2017, 12:49 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
I see that the Great Misunderstander is back to...

I see that the Great Misunderstander is back to her best form, as her alter ego of the Great Misrepresenter, in misrepresenting my posts.

The idea that I have “openly admitted” to my own “complete...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-07-2017, 12:45 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Maybe we are all thought of as stupid by the...

Maybe we are all thought of as stupid by the Great Misunderstander but it is perfectly obvious that the idea that Eddie Lyons said to Mike Barrett in the Saddle "Here you are, pal. Do something with...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-07-2017, 12:37 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
I suppose I must repeat, in the hope that it...

I suppose I must repeat, in the hope that it sinks in, that what I regard as literally beyond belief is that the diary was written after Maybrick's death and placed under the floorboards in the hope...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-07-2017, 12:30 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
The fact that the Diary is not in Mike Barrett's...

The fact that the Diary is not in Mike Barrett's handwriting probably doesn't bother people for two reasons, namely (1) any forger who managed to produce the Diary of the Jack the Ripper is not very...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-07-2017, 12:26 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Once again I am asked why I am posting in my...

Once again I am asked why I am posting in my thread – the thread I created – as if there is something strange about it, despite the fact that many others are posting in it and it is, I think, the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 05:11 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
If he didn't complete a timesheet how did anyone...

If he didn't complete a timesheet how did anyone at Portus & Rhodes know how many hours he had worked on the job? Or was that not important?
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Thank you James. So in fairness when you...

Thank you James.

So in fairness when you said:

"It was Edward Lyons who remembered working with Arthur Rigby & James Coufopoulos at Battlecrease when lifting floorboards for storage heaters."

That...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 03:55 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
I would also like to make clear that I have...

I would also like to make clear that I have absolutely no problem with James Maybrick being Jack the Ripper and writing the Diary. If that's the case then great, we've solved the whole mystery.

The...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 03:45 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Has a miracle occurred on this thread...

Has a miracle occurred on this thread today?

After months and months of me banging on to no effect that the only sensible explanation for Mike Barrett trying to acquire a Victorian diary with blank...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 03:20 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Anyone reading this thread might think that I...

Anyone reading this thread might think that I happen to believe that Eddie's story about finding the Diary in Battlecrease in 1989 was true!! Of course, the reality is that if he said he found the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 03:15 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Now let's just pause a moment and think about the...

Now let's just pause a moment and think about the amazing coincidence of a book being found by Eddie (if he really did find a book) which he threw into a skip.

One of the things we know as a fact...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 03:01 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
I see that the person who was telling us that...

I see that the person who was telling us that Martin Earl’s request for three Jack the Ripper books in the same advertisement as the Victorian diary was such a remarkable coincidence that it was...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 03:01 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
I fully appreciate that someone is agitated by...

I fully appreciate that someone is agitated by any mention of the June 1993 meeting and just keeps on returning to it, only serving to show that the lady doth protest too much. Someone clearly knows...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 02:54 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
Have I really just read a post in this thread...

Have I really just read a post in this thread which starts off by saying that everyone is acutely aware of the danger of coincidence only to conclude that a coincidence is the reason for thinking...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 02:52 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
James, Over on JTR forums you said...

James,

Over on JTR forums you said this:

"Eddie was not employed at Portus & Rhodes until November 1991"

Can I ask you (as I can't seem to get any sense from anyone else) what is the evidential...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 02:47 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
James, You seem like a sensible and decent...

James,

You seem like a sensible and decent person and I hope to be able to discuss the Diary with you in a productive way. Nevertheless I am not going to go easy on you so here is my response to...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 02:13 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
James, I'll reply to your post in a moment but I...

James, I'll reply to your post in a moment but I have to say I am surprised that you have not commented on my post #157 in which I pointed out that you have not supported your claim that Eddie Lyons...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-06-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By David Orsam
And certain people seem to have an almost...

And certain people seem to have an almost religious fervour in their belief, viewing any challenge to their view as heresy, while being unable to appreciate that there might be another answer, which...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-05-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By David Orsam
Yes, no less than four key Maybrick books. Good...

Yes, no less than four key Maybrick books.

Good luck with the argument that it can't possibly be a coincidence.....
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-05-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 210
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Posted By David Orsam
Finally, let's see what Martin Earl had been...

Finally, let's see what Martin Earl had been asked to obtain a bit later in 1992. This is what he advertises for in the 3 September 1992 issue of Bookdealer:
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-05-2017, 01:23 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
It seems that Earl's 19 March 1992 advert for...

It seems that Earl's 19 March 1992 advert for those 3 Ripper books was unsuccessful because he was asking for them again in the 16 April 1992 issue of Bookdealer:
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-05-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By David Orsam
What about Martin Earl? Did he advertise for JTR...

What about Martin Earl? Did he advertise for JTR books at any other time?

Well here's one of his adverts from the May 1991 issue of Bookdealer with another triple JTR request: Raper, Jones & Lloyd...
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