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Forum: Non-Fiction 12-12-2017, 03:51 PM
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I believe the Druitt book is/was on special with...

I believe the Druitt book is/was on special with Kindle, Amazon.

Sadly the offer wasn't available here in Oz, which is a tad ironic as the author is Australian.

Mayne one day:-)
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-11-2017, 02:31 PM
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I'd been on the lookout for cheap copy for...

I'd been on the lookout for cheap copy for several years, finally got one and sad to say I was disappointed.

Bt all means buy it if you find a cheap copy, but pay the big bucks.
Forum: Audio -- Visual 12-01-2017, 04:58 PM
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I'm just about to watch this series, should I not...

I'm just about to watch this series, should I not bother?

I don't really know anything about the Zodiac killings, thought it might be a good primer for me.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 06:38 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>So there goes that cane of yours, Dusty....

>>So there goes that cane of yours, Dusty. You must learn to walk without it.<<

I'm very happy to lean on Hebbert's cane until something better comes along. Although, I do agree with any Victorian...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-05-2017, 07:06 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
Thanks for the various replies to dual...

Thanks for the various replies to dual m.o.'s.

I've had a quick look (Wiki, I don't know how reliable it is) and there doesn't seem to be the difference I was looking for.

Kurten seems to be just...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2017, 04:26 PM
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Assuming he didn't cut up bodies in front of his...

Assuming he didn't cut up bodies in front of his mother, wife and children, he would have needed a separate place to do it, that would not necessarily need to change with the family home. After all,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2017, 04:17 PM
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>He grew up living with his mother. And when...

>He grew up living with his mother. And when he left his home, he always lived in close proximity to her, his own daughter staying with Maria Louisa. Then, in June of 1888, a few weeks before the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2017, 04:05 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>Serial killers change their MO all the...

>>Serial killers change their MO all the time. It’s actually quite common, and well known.<<

I agree, they can often be very erratic but, how many serial killers have two very distinct different...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-04-2017, 03:59 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
As I've got every issue, even have an article in...

As I've got every issue, even have an article in one, I'll let someone else guess this one.
Forum: Casebook Announcements 11-04-2017, 03:56 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
Very sad news indeed.

Very sad news indeed.
Forum: General Police Discussion 11-04-2017, 03:53 PM
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>It’s difficult to avoid the thought that...

>It’s difficult to avoid the thought that ‘somewhere in an old box in a dusty attic....)<<

Not in my attic!

Apparently. Abberline's descendants have said a photograph does exist, but it's...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 10-28-2017, 04:25 PM
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>Apologies for behind behind (as ever) but can...

>Apologies for behind behind (as ever) but can you remind me where the suggestion comes from that the injuries to the body were committed first and so were the cause of death .<<

A comments in...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-26-2017, 08:18 PM
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>>... what I have in mind would require a...

>>... what I have in mind would require a garment that LOOKED like a nightgown, quite simply.<<

Fair enough, though you will have to take into account the fact that none of the people who saw it...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-26-2017, 12:15 AM
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>>Yes, the kind of chemise Stride and...

>>Yes, the kind of chemise Stride and Eddowes were wearing were practical undergarments. And other chemises were nightgowns.<<

Sorry but, no.

Chemises were chemises, nightgowns were nightgowns,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-25-2017, 07:23 PM
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Thanks Jerry, that pretty much seals it as a...

Thanks Jerry, that pretty much seals it as a chemise not a nightshirt.

From those descrition, it seems it's purpose was to staunch blood flow from the neck.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-25-2017, 03:28 PM
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Unless you were so poor not have a choice,...

Unless you were so poor not have a choice, chemises were not sleepwear, i.e. something that you specifically put on for sleeping, that was called a nightdress.

The fact that those that saw it called...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 02:46 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>You forgot to explain how you reached...

>>You forgot to explain how you reached your stance.<<

Pretty much as Zena has already described.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-11-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>Just a thought-If the disposal was considered...

>Just a thought-If the disposal was considered discreet at the time, would anyone have suggested it was a student 'prank'? Aren't pranks done for impact?<<

I've always assumed the student prank idea...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-10-2017, 07:03 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
Copycat killer.

Copycat killer.
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2017, 04:15 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
All the recommendations have been good, I'd...

All the recommendations have been good, I'd add:

Outcast London - Gareth Steadman Jones
Our Fathers - Alan Bott
The fiction novels of George Gissing (can be fund for free on the 'net).
Asa Briggs...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-08-2017, 10:29 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>What she was charged with at the police...

>>What she was charged with at the police court was "Being a common prostitute, annoying male passengers for the purpose of prostitution at Regent Street".<<

"... annoying male passengers for the...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-08-2017, 09:17 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>To which you added "etc. etc."...

>>To which you added "etc. etc." clearly suggesting that there were even MORE questions Mizen should have asked.<<

Should? I was listing, at your request questions Mizen could have asked. Big...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-08-2017, 09:08 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>Your use of the word "allowed"...

>>Your use of the word "allowed" presupposes that Duffin had some kind of right to stop him.<<

Presumably you missed post 173.
Forum: General Victim Discussion 09-08-2017, 08:55 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
Yes, only the one genuine photograph. There is a...

Yes, only the one genuine photograph. There is a fair bit of info about this over on jtrforums.
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-08-2017, 12:42 AM
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Posted By drstrange169
>>Let me ask you this. If you were mizen...

>>Let me ask you this. If you were mizen and or this pc what would you have you done? <<

Exactly what I have suggested in my posts. It's just common sense.

>>Be honest.<<

Can you point to an...
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