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Old 09-27-2012, 04:11 PM
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Just as well really, the old ones (and not so new ones) are a bit clapped out.
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In all seriousness though...ain't it a pity that the GSG was not photographed...
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In all seriousness though...ain't it a pity that the GSG was not photographed...

If it had been, there is a good chance the plates would not have survived.

But I don't think it is a pity. What use would a photograph have been? Just more fuel for pointless discussion.

Notwithstanding hundreds if not thousands of posts on here, no one has shown the slightest convincing proof that the GSG is linked to the murderer or the murders. It was simply neaby the discarded apron-piece.

Full stop, end of story.

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I meant in terms of comparing it to the writing in the opening post....I know it proves nowt...but we could chase a serial graffiti artist in our spare time
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In all seriousness though...ain't it a pity that the GSG was not photographed...

If it had been, there is a good chance the plates would not have survived.

But I don't think it is a pity. What use would a photograph have been? Just more fuel for pointless discussion.

Notwithstanding hundreds if not thousands of posts on here, no one has shown the slightest convincing proof that the GSG is linked to the murderer or the murders. It was simply neaby the discarded apron-piece.

Full stop, end of story.

Phil H
And nobody has shown in the hundreds if not thousands of posts on here that the GSG wasn't written by Jack the Ripper.

Full stop, end of story.

Rob
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In all seriousness though...ain't it a pity that the GSG was not photographed...

If it had been, there is a good chance the plates would not have survived.

But I don't think it is a pity. What use would a photograph have been? Just more fuel for pointless discussion.

Notwithstanding hundreds if not thousands of posts on here, no one has shown the slightest convincing proof that the GSG is linked to the murderer or the murders. It was simply neaby the discarded apron-piece.

Full stop, end of story.

Phil H
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What use would a photograph have been?
Hmm. Lets see. Perhaps to compare to the handwriting of suspects and other writings? Good grief.
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:18 PM
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Rob - the onus is on those who want to use the GSG in the case to demonstrate its relevance. Until then it remains nothing but an extraneous - perhaps interesting - irrelevance.

Not usual for you to engage in wooly thinking - but I'm afraid in this case I'm impressed by your response to my post.

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Old 09-27-2012, 05:21 PM
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Perhaps to compare to the handwriting of suspects and other writings? Good grief.

Are you seriously suggesting that you can compare chalk writing on a tile surface with someone's usual handwriting - written using a nib and ink? Get real.

I couldn't have done it with my schoolmasters in the days of chalkboards and fountain pens and i saw their writing every day.

We really appear to churning up some dud thinking in this thread. but that's what happens I guess when you snatch at cobwebs.

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But you can compare the writing...the way the sentences are constructed....the vernacular..if any ..used?
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:35 PM
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The GSG hardly constitutes a sentence.

The writer perhaps never left a single scrap of other writing. What do you do - line up all the bits of writing from East Enders we have to see what we think? Or just extant extracts from the work of potential suspects.

Please produce anything we have written by Kosminski?

An approach such as you suggest is neither forensically sound nor legally viable.

Any result would be utterly subjective.

Honestly, you'd get more mature judgement from a kindergarten class!

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