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Forum: Pub Talk 02-02-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,800
Posted By Mayerling
Had it been Cole Porter saying this, it might...

Had it been Cole Porter saying this, it might have come out like this:

"Houdini did something to me, something completing surprising.
Houdini did something to me, something completing hypnotizing!"
Forum: Pub Talk 02-02-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 169
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Posted By Mayerling
Maybe, but if she visits Rainhill she might find...

Maybe, but if she visits Rainhill she might find an English group of Deemingians (the rest are in Melbourne).

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 02-02-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,278
Posted By Mayerling
Perhaps Vincent and Sickert agreed to trade...

Perhaps Vincent and Sickert agreed to trade places and identities for three months, much to Gauguin's annoyance (it is pronounced "Go-gan", isn't it? And Sickert is "Sick-ert"?).

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 02-01-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,278
Posted By Mayerling
Of the two painters/roomates Gauguin was more...

Of the two painters/roomates Gauguin was more belligerent. In December 1888 he actually stood outside of the prison where the multiple murderer Prado was then being executed - so Gauguin had an...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 01-31-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,810
Posted By Mayerling
I have been away awhile Chris, so I only looked...

I have been away awhile Chris, so I only looked through this fascinating thread on your next Baltimore Conference.

1) Kit Marlowe was supposedly killed in a brawl with several men after eating and...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-30-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,991
Posted By Mayerling
Thanks for your concern GUT. Trouble with a bad...

Thanks for your concern GUT. Trouble with a bad skin condition from water build up in my legs. I seem to have a way to go, but the main problems have been considerably reduced. Hope all is well...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-30-2018, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
Maybe the key channel figure for the psychic was...

Maybe the key channel figure for the psychic was Robert Lees? :anxious:
Forum: Pub Talk 01-30-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,991
Posted By Mayerling
While he may have been booted off the board...

While he may have been booted off the board again, it is possible there is another problem. For the last six weeks I have been first in a hospital and then in a physical therapy center, which is why...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-30-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 169
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Posted By Mayerling
Only if they use ricin. Jeff

Only if they use ricin.

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 01-30-2018, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
While the entire "Dreadnought Hoax" was...

While the entire "Dreadnought Hoax" was great at showing up the Admiralty and Foreign Office (the joke was that the hoaxers pretended they were the Emperor of Zanzibar, his German interpreter, and...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-29-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,800
Posted By Mayerling
Believe it or not, Hook's joke was repeated in...

Believe it or not, Hook's joke was repeated in 1880 in New York City, when for several weeks (not days) the Reverend Morgan Dix of New York's Trinity Church was the recipient of a similar series of...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-14-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mayerling
It is beginning to look like the...

It is beginning to look like the "Tulip" Mania in Holland in the 1630s, or the "Mississippi Bubble" in France and the "South Sea Bubble" in England in the early 1700s.

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 12-10-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mayerling
Well no, but if you are a numismatist (like...

Well no, but if you are a numismatist (like myself) you may find the design and artistic variation on coins (and paper currency) of great interest. Otherwise, you'd have to follow closely the value...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-28-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,226
Posted By Mayerling
Part II A: Daryl was able to convince the...

Part II A:

Daryl was able to convince the British Foreign Office that Hubert died from an accident, not from suicide (despite issues about Hubert's homelife at the time).
As a result Daryl...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-28-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,226
Posted By Mayerling
Thanks Simon (and thanks Chris). This is part II...

Thanks Simon (and thanks Chris). This is part II of the information I garnered.

There is a book by the grandson of Daryl Crackenthorpe (also named Daryl Crakenthorpe) about the tragedy of Hubert's...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-27-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,226
Posted By Mayerling
I have to do this slowly Simon, because the web...

I have to do this slowly Simon, because the web site does seem to work against long messages. So it may appear in several parts. Sorry about that.

I once did a bit of research into the...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 11-24-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 324,547
Posted By Mayerling
Thanks for the link. It seems to be the right...

Thanks for the link. It seems to be the right review of the show I saw but I saw it in Philadelphia with a college friend of mine. After seeing the show, because he did do a reading concerning Paul...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 11-23-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,170
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Posted By Mayerling
Interestingly enough this was also the date (in...

Interestingly enough this was also the date (in 1963), when Ian Brady and Myra Hindley murdered John Kilbride, who I believe was their first victim (I could be wrong about that). When I read Emlyn...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 11-21-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,170
Views: 324,547
Posted By Mayerling
The case of "Blodie Belgium", that...

The case of "Blodie Belgium", that Bernard Spilsbury was involved in.

Jeff
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-21-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,226
Posted By Mayerling
Thanks Simon. I have no objection to suggesting...

Thanks Simon.

I have no objection to suggesting famous people as the Ripper, but there are so many prematurely dead victims of the 1890s, many connected to "The Yellow Book". How about Hubert...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-20-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,294
Posted By Mayerling
All I can say is he can now spend his hot times...

All I can say is he can now spend his hot times with Ian and Myra, both of whom predeceased him. Hope they like heat!
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-11-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,226
Posted By Mayerling
I have been faithful to thee Mary Kelly in my...

I have been faithful to thee Mary Kelly in my fashion!

Ah, for those days of wine and roses, and blood....

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 11-06-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By Mayerling
Ah, you're just parroting old jokes. :(

Ah, you're just parroting old jokes. :(
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-20-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,579
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Steve, My legs are giving me a great deal of...

Hi Steve,

My legs are giving me a great deal of trouble. I may need a vascular surgeon on them.

Hope you are doing well.

Jeff
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-20-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,579
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Jukka. I believe it was Elizabeth Stride. Of...

Hi Jukka.

I believe it was Elizabeth Stride.

Of course, in the novel the Ripper was Druitt. The novel was written by John Gardner.

Jeff
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