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Forum: Other Mysteries Today, 01:05 AM
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Red face I simply don't buy into thime argument that...

I simply don't buy into thime argument that Wallace was the meticulous sort, and therefore would have been expected to consult a map prior to the Qualtrough call. It simply echoes the police argument...
Forum: Other Mysteries Today, 12:13 AM
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Are you still winding me up with your nonsense....

Are you still winding me up with your nonsense. As I've explained to you before, Dolly Atkinson's own recollections were from half a century after the events in question question, therefore...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-11-2017, 05:12 AM
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Are you winding me up? You can't rely on the...

Are you winding me up? You can't rely on the totally uncorroborated evidence of a man who couldn't even be bothered to attend the trial, despite what was at stake for Wallace, but decides to...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-11-2017, 01:28 AM
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In theory, there's no reason why Parry couldn't...

In theory, there's no reason why Parry couldn't have entered the house and stolen the money himself, as he could then simply have accused Wallace of being thief, assuming he wasn't caught in the act,...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-11-2017, 12:07 AM
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Posted By John G
Like so many US Supreme Court cases these days- a...

Like so many US Supreme Court cases these days- a Court sharply divided on ideological lines- it looks like the decision will be determined by Anthony M Kennedy's swing vote:...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-10-2017, 11:35 PM
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Posted By John G
Would a baker be entitled to refuse to bake a...

Would a baker be entitled to refuse to bake a cake for someone on account of their race or religion? There is, of course, the Civil Rights Act, 1964, but this legislation only applies to public...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-08-2017, 01:16 AM
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Posted By John G
Let's reflect on the murder from the perspective...

Let's reflect on the murder from the perspective of Wallace being the killer. Firstly, I think for this scenario to be remotely possible it had to be meticulously planned-if it wasn't then I think we...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-07-2017, 10:01 AM
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Posted By John G
It's surprisingly easy to discover huge...

It's surprisingly easy to discover huge coincidences when you're the one determining the criteria: for instance, three important witnesses, by a huge coincidence, all happened to glance at the same...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-06-2017, 01:41 AM
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Posted By John G
Perhaps the biggest argument against Parry acting...

Perhaps the biggest argument against Parry acting alone is lack of a sufficient motive. Of course, he may have been caught attempting to steal the money, but can that really explain the ferocity of...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-06-2017, 01:13 AM
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Posted By John G
Hello Rod, It's an interesting story but...

Hello Rod,

It's an interesting story but something thst holds low evidential value. I mean, in complex cases such as this coincidences abound, particularly if you look hard enough.

Thus, I know you...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-06-2017, 01:05 AM
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Posted By John G
There's something else that's odd about Olivia...

There's something else that's odd about Olivia Brine's statement. She states that Parry began visiting her just before Christmas with her nephew, Harold Denison. But why? I mean, I seriously doubt it...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-06-2017, 12:12 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Caz, Regarding alibis, Parry had demonstrated...

Hi Caz,

Regarding alibis, Parry had demonstrated a degree of recklessness when he gave a false alibi for the Qualtrough call. I mean, did he just arrogantly assume that his word would be good...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-05-2017, 01:12 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Caz, Good point about the Qualtrough plot...

Hi Caz,

Good point about the Qualtrough plot being too convoluted for Parry, and something I'd not properly considered. For instance, if theft was the motive why not steal the money during one of...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-04-2017, 11:16 PM
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Posted By John G
Hi AS, It's certainly frustrating when books...

Hi AS,

It's certainly frustrating when books make assertions but then fail to provide source material; or when they fail to properly develop theories. Regarding the Lancashire Murders book that you...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-04-2017, 01:24 AM
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Posted By John G
Smile Just pondering a little more on Parkes's failure...

Just pondering a little more on Parkes's failure to notify the police of the conversation with Parry at an earlier stage, i.e. before the end of the trial!

Firstly, I could certainly believe that he...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-03-2017, 11:42 PM
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Posted By John G
Hi Caz, Yes, it's very strange that Parkes...

Hi Caz,

Yes, it's very strange that Parkes didn't come forward until after the trial, if in fact he came forward at all. Nonetheless, I do find Dolly Atkinson's and Leslie Williamson's comments...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-02-2017, 01:10 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Caz, Welcome back! Some very good analysis....

Hi Caz,

Welcome back! Some very good analysis. I particularly agree with your point about the issue of the robbery if someone from Julia's past is to be considered.

In respect of Wallace, I think...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-17-2017, 05:54 AM
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Posted By John G
Sorry about the obvious predictive text errors...

Sorry about the obvious predictive text errors etc. in my last post. I was writing quickly and predictive text, or should that be unpredictable text, has got to be one of the world's worst...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-17-2017, 01:12 AM
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Posted By John G
Yes, from a modern perspective Wallace's stoicism...

Yes, from a modern perspective Wallace's stoicism does seem odd and, in fairness, even at the time the police took the view that his attitude was not what you would have expected from someone who'd...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-16-2017, 01:14 AM
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Posted By John G
I think if Parkes' account is accurate, or...

I think if Parkes' account is accurate, or broadly, accurate, we have to assume that Parry was in a state of mental turmoil when he headed over to the garage, as the enormity of what he'd...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-15-2017, 01:03 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Herlock, I need to listen to Parkes' radio...

Hi Herlock,

I need to listen to Parkes' radio broadcast again as to when exactly they came forward , as this is clearly a crucial point. According to CCJ's book, Atkinson originally advised Parkes...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-14-2017, 03:23 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Herlock, Yes, that's the problem. Take for...

Hi Herlock,

Yes, that's the problem. Take for instance the important issue of Parkes' damning evidence. How seriously did the Atkinson's take it? On one hand we're told, I believe by Parkes, that...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-14-2017, 01:14 AM
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Posted By John G
Just a few reflections on Parkes' evidence....

Just a few reflections on Parkes' evidence. Firstly, as noted earlier the supporting account of Dolly Atkinson is clearly important for a number of reasons.

Firstly, it confirms that Parkes' account...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-14-2017, 12:54 AM
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Posted By John G
I called Leslie Williamson Gordon Williamson!...

I called Leslie Williamson Gordon Williamson! It's certainly a very confusing and complex case.
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-13-2017, 01:24 AM
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Posted By John G
Thanks AS. I find Lily Hall an intrlguing...

Thanks AS. I find Lily Hall an intrlguing witness. On one hand, she claimed to have known Wallace by sight for three or four years and, although it was dark, she said there was a lamp in the...
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