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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 03:55 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Agreed. Why must all of the Ripper murders and...

Agreed.

Why must all of the Ripper murders and all of the Torso Mysteries be the work of the same person? For all we know, perhaps Mary Kelly was killed by the Torsoman, as was Elizabeth Jackson,...
Forum: General Police Discussion 04-18-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Pcdunn
I thought "frog marching" involved two...

I thought "frog marching" involved two policemen or soldiers on either side of the captive, with his arms twisted behind him.
But, can't argue with print sources...
Forum: Visual Media 04-18-2018, 04:35 PM
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Views: 347
Posted By Pcdunn
That link takes you to Amazon, where you can buy...

That link takes you to Amazon, where you can buy by episode or series. At least it seems to be authorized.

If you're not an Amazon Prime member, you might want to search on YouTube where you can try...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-14-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,668
Posted By Pcdunn
Interesting comments, all. As an academic...

Interesting comments, all. As an academic librarian, I believe in the importance of education. One of my recent tasks is updating the books in our community college library, trying to make sure the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-11-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Pcdunn
Maybe local memory of bad things fades over time?...

Maybe local memory of bad things fades over time? Surprised they pinned it on another child, though I know such things happened. The youngest murderer in Colorado was ten during the wild west years,...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 04-11-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Pcdunn
Details on the series "The Man with no...

Details on the series "The Man with no Alibi" are at this link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2018/13/unsolved-the-man-with-no-alibi

Location was Bournemouth, victim named Jong Oh...
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-11-2018, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Maybe, maybe not. One theory is the owl buffeted...

Maybe, maybe not. One theory is the owl buffeted her head, and she reached up and grabbed its feet. Many owls have down feathers on their legs, and these feathers ARE microscopic.
Forum: Other Mysteries 04-10-2018, 10:24 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
I had not heard of this case before, and was a...

I had not heard of this case before, and was a bit amazed by the owl theory, but tonight I saw some of the television documentary "The Staircase" which was aired in three parts on the series "An...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-02-2018, 11:15 PM
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Views: 1,134
Posted By Pcdunn
Ha, very funny, Mr. Wilson, thank you very much....

Ha, very funny, Mr. Wilson, thank you very much. I suppose the Vikings might have used Odin's horse for transportation, as it was a special steed. (Are "pedalos" those pedal-operated boats sometimes...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-01-2018, 08:47 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
My mother was the big genealogist in my family....

My mother was the big genealogist in my family. She started with a dial-up computer and visits to the local Latter Day Saints libraries and archives. She traced her ancestry back to Charlemagne, and...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-01-2018, 02:00 PM
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Views: 1,134
Posted By Pcdunn
Yes, I know, it is called "Finding Your...

Yes, I know, it is called "Finding Your Roots", and mostly features American celebrities. There was a small scandal a few years ago when Ben Affleck apparently pressured Henry Gates to withhold the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-31-2018, 04:15 PM
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Views: 175
Posted By Pcdunn
The Body in the Rubbermaid Container

This is about a murder case in Aurora, Colorado. It has been solved, but took many years to do it. The linked story is about a true crime TV show which is upcoming, but it includes links to related...
Forum: General Discussion 03-31-2018, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Pcdunn
Hi, Busy Beaver-- Don't know if Jack was all that...

Hi, Busy Beaver-- Don't know if Jack was all that intelligent, but he surely was lucky!
Forum: Pub Talk 03-31-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,134
Posted By Pcdunn
The hazards of doing genealogy

You're welcome, Jeff. I've been watching a number of episodes from the various International versions of WDYTYA (U.K., Australia, even Ireland), and learning a lot of history about world events...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-30-2018, 10:56 PM
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Views: 1,134
Posted By Pcdunn
Some information about bawdy-houses in 19th century London

I thought there was a forum for Victorian information, but I no longer see it.

This link is to actress Alex Kingston's episode of "Who Do You Think You Are?" in which she learned that an ancestor,...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 03-30-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pcdunn
According to the Crayola website: " Crayola...

According to the Crayola website:

"
Crayola did not invent the crayon. Records show that Europe was the birthplace of the "modern" crayon. The first crayons were made from a mixture of charcoal and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-30-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Pcdunn
I don't know what is the best non-fiction book on...

I don't know what is the best non-fiction book on the Borden case, Herlock, but did put together a bibliography for you.

https://bookriot.com/2017/09/14/new-books-lizzie-borden/

Novel -- "See What...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-26-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,613
Posted By Pcdunn
What happened to Ambrose Bierce? Did George...

What happened to Ambrose Bierce?

Did George Reeves kill himself?

What was Edgar Allen Poe doing in the hours prior to his being found wandering the streets?

Is love really "all" we need?
Forum: Pub Talk 03-25-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,021
Posted By Pcdunn
Ha! Agreed! Will have to look up Stanley Baxter,...

Ha! Agreed! Will have to look up Stanley Baxter, don't know his name, I'm afraid.
Forum: Pub Talk 03-25-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,021
Posted By Pcdunn
Hi, Rob. Thank you very much for the reply and...

Hi, Rob.

Thank you very much for the reply and info. Parodies only really work if you've seen or read the original version, but can be amusing all the same, as I learned from reading twenty years'...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-25-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,021
Posted By Pcdunn
Honestly?!

Good Lord, I 've seen plenty of programs from the Beeb on our local PBS channels over my life, but this one escaped my notice! (Luckily!) It reads like a parody clip. Was it for real?
Forum: Pub Talk 03-23-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,021
Posted By Pcdunn
Saw that Johnny Driftwood was an Arkansas...

Saw that Johnny Driftwood was an Arkansas high-school teacher of history, who frequently wrote and played songs to his students. That probably accounts for the light-hearted tone of the ballad, as...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-23-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,021
Posted By Pcdunn
So I'm watching "Davy Crockett and Andrew...

So I'm watching "Davy Crockett and Andrew Jackson" on a History program called "The Men Who Built America" and they're discussing the War of 1812 and how Col. Jackson fought the British Army in the...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-22-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Pcdunn
I feel for the young man's family, and those of...

I feel for the young man's family, and those of the victims. They have ruled out his motivation being racial hate, due to lack of any evidence of ties to white supremacists, but some people are...
Forum: Pub Talk 03-21-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By Pcdunn
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/21/us/austin-explosion...

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/21/us/austin-explosions/index.html

Identified by name. He was a twenty-four-year-old white man. Two of his victims were African-Americans, another was an elderly Hispanic...
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