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Forum: General Victim Discussion 11-28-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Damaso Marte
If Mary Cox wanted to be discussed on this forum...

If Mary Cox wanted to be discussed on this forum more frequently, she should have introduced some inconsistencies into her story, or acted more suspiciously in her dealings with the press and the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-28-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By Damaso Marte
People who don't believe in a Ripper generally...

People who don't believe in a Ripper generally try to pin the murders they dispute as one-offs by people who knew the victim - as is on display in this very thread. So I think even they tend to...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-22-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Damaso Marte
DB Cooper referred to himself as Dan Cooper...

DB Cooper referred to himself as Dan Cooper during the actual incident.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 07-05-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,642
Posted By Damaso Marte
About as much evidence for Holmes being the...

About as much evidence for Holmes being the Ripper as there is for Vincent Van Gogh being the Ripper.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-27-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 34,692
Posted By Damaso Marte
I always marvel at people who consider the MJK...

I always marvel at people who consider the MJK murder "risky" in comparison to any of the other Whitechapel killings. In my mind it's the least risky murder in the entire series, no matter what time...
Forum: Creative Writing and Expression 06-22-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,796
Posted By Damaso Marte
If you're trying to raise money on this forum,...

If you're trying to raise money on this forum, let's talk about the historical accuracy of the Ripper in this movie :)
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-18-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,630
Posted By Damaso Marte
Six pages and I'm the first person to cite the...

Six pages and I'm the first person to cite the fact that Eddowes's killer appears to have fled into Whitechapel? Most compelling argument for a local IMO...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-06-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 29,390
Posted By Damaso Marte
this one is weird even by the standards of Pierre...

this one is weird even by the standards of Pierre threads
Forum: Witnesses 05-25-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,949
Posted By Damaso Marte
Swierz would be pronounced "shvierzh",...

Swierz would be pronounced "shvierzh", with the zh being like the sound in the middle of the word "pleasure" (or in the middle of the British, but not American, pronunciation of "leisure")
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 87,963
Posted By Damaso Marte
Was able to finish the Mortmer/Schwartz essay...

Was able to finish the Mortmer/Schwartz essay just now. You do an excellent job of marshaling all the arguments against Schwartz, only to pull away from the obvious conclusion at the last minute...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 87,963
Posted By Damaso Marte
I was actually reading the Fanny Mortimer/Israel...

I was actually reading the Fanny Mortimer/Israel Schwartz essay last night. Fell asleep at 1:00 AM reading it, actually, but not because it was boring.

This is something on which I have well...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-11-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 87,963
Posted By Damaso Marte
I'm about 3/4 through the book myself and thought...

I'm about 3/4 through the book myself and thought the Milhous section was the weakest part anyway. Even if the hospital records had said 31st instead of 1st, he's still hanging his hat on speculation...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-11-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 87,963
Posted By Damaso Marte
Of all the weird subcultures I belong to,...

Of all the weird subcultures I belong to, Ripperologists are the ones who are nastiest to each other online.
Forum: Rippercast 05-10-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,614
Posted By Damaso Marte
I made it about 3/4ths of the way through the...

I made it about 3/4ths of the way through the podcast before deciding to just buy the book.
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,216
Posted By Damaso Marte
As others have said, the kind of big knife...

As others have said, the kind of big knife probably used by the Ripper(s) was probably carried by tradesmen. Knives carried for self-defense or for removing extra bits of leather from your shoes were...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 02-22-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 153,919
Posted By Damaso Marte
Can you agree that at the very least its...

Can you agree that at the very least its reliability can be called into question, given that it is not an official record?

In my view we have at different tiers of suspect.

Tier 1a
People who were...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,231
Posted By Damaso Marte
You see the occasional "team of 2"...

You see the occasional "team of 2" theorist in Ripperology, but this is the first team of three theory I've seen.

Of course, many on this site believe in three or more separate killers who were not...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-15-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By Damaso Marte
Employment records may still be around, family...

Employment records may still be around, family members might be identified.
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,923
Posted By Damaso Marte
England/UK is an odd situation because their...

England/UK is an odd situation because their royal succession isn't pure primogeniture - it is primogeniture as modified slightly by multiple acts of Parliament. Indeed, if you ever make a press...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-07-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,665
Posted By Damaso Marte
The same thing would happen as with the MJK...

The same thing would happen as with the MJK pictures. People would blow them up, "enhance" them, and use the results to back up all sorts of pet theories and conspiracies.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-27-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,694
Posted By Damaso Marte
The 1888 US Presidential election is...

The 1888 US Presidential election is traditionally said to have been decided by something called the Murchison Letter

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murchison_letter

Essentially, it was a fabricated...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,515
Posted By Damaso Marte
The fact that the GSG can be easily interpreted...

The fact that the GSG can be easily interpreted as either anti-semitic or pro-semitic is one of my favorite examples of how we truly don't know anything about the Jack the Ripper case.
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,150
Posted By Damaso Marte
I guess I'd ask for a color photo of Aaron...

I guess I'd ask for a color photo of Aaron Kosminsky. To see if he had a carroty mustache or a splotchy face.
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-03-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,170
Posted By Damaso Marte
Important question...how do they spell the J-word...

Important question...how do they spell the J-word in the chalked message?

BTW, on my visit to London in 2011, I was aided in finding the site of the GSG by a man selling Jellied Eels out of a stand...
Forum: Witnesses 10-31-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,202
Posted By Damaso Marte
Hmm? What forensic evidence suggests this.

Hmm? What forensic evidence suggests this.
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