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Forum: Scene of the Crimes Today, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
When it comes to theories of the mind or the...

When it comes to theories of the mind or the Universe, even experienced scientists have to work really hard to produce verifiable models, so how should we give any credence to the whims of L Ron...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
And Lewis timed her argument with her husband to...

And Lewis timed her argument with her husband to coincide with "Kennedy" coming home, too?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I've taken this to a Levy thread.

I've taken this to a Levy thread.
Forum: Levy, Jacob Today, 07:31 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Not if he felt the need to scrub the blood/faeces...

Not if he felt the need to scrub the blood/faeces off his hands or simply to jettison the large piece of bloody, $hitty rag before entering his house. From his deep familiarity with the area around...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Think it through, and it's not illogical at all.

Think it through, and it's not illogical at all.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Who's ruling him out? I'm just pointing out the...

Who's ruling him out? I'm just pointing out the fact that there would have been thousands more men who were better placed than him to commit, and get away with, murder at any given time.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Is it an error? I have no reason to suppose that...

Is it an error? I have no reason to suppose that the Levy family lived off-premises and, even if they did, it's interesting enough to know that JL definitely had a foothold in Middlesex Street at the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
That there were THOUSANDS of local men better...

That there were THOUSANDS of local men better placed to access, and escape from, the scenes of the crimes at any time, without needing any excuses to place them there.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, it appears so. Incidentally, if you check...

Indeed, it appears so. Incidentally, if you check out Google Street View, it seems that the original building still stands.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I think that's the latest known address for him...

I think that's the latest known address for him before 1888, but I'll be happy to be corrected on this.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 06:03 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Yes. That's where the present day 36 Middlesex...

Yes. That's where the present day 36 Middlesex Street is, according to Google Maps - and Street View, for that matter.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I should point out that the lower route (blue...

I should point out that the lower route (blue dots) suggested by Google Maps wasn't there in 1888, but the upper route (grey line) was.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 05:21 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Just on that point, which I too thought might be...

Just on that point, which I too thought might be significant, it's interesting that Levy wouldn't have overshot his home by much; it's almost literally just around the corner. In the image below, the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 04:28 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
And only if it was the same registrar on duty,...

And only if it was the same registrar on duty, presumably?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 03:15 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Nowhere near as locally-based as people like...

Nowhere near as locally-based as people like Jacob Levy or a host of other yet-to-be-identified candidates, who needed no excuses to place them within a short walking distance of the crimes at any...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 03:12 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Nothing worse than an attack of the kellywobbles...

Nothing worse than an attack of the kellywobbles ;)
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 02:24 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Why don't we throw in Carrie Brown for good...

Why don't we throw in Carrie Brown for good measure?

I don't consider anyone other than Nichols, Chapman, Eddowes and Kelly as Ripper victims, so I thought I was being generous enough to include...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 02:22 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It's of course possible that he swanned in from...

It's of course possible that he swanned in from outside but, pragmatically, a locally-based killer is by far the more likely. No similar murders happened anywhere else during this short time-frame,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 02:13 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Now try the same trick for Chapman, Stride,...

Now try the same trick for Chapman, Stride, Eddowes and Kelly. Or Smith, Tabram, Kenzie, and Coles, if you like.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 02:03 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It is not "proven" that Cross was there...

It is not "proven" that Cross was there at the exact time of a slaying.

Why no murders north, east or south of Bethnal Green? Or IN Bethnal Green, for that matter? Were there no vagrants or...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 01:57 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
What about other depressed parts of London...

What about other depressed parts of London frequented by streetwalkers? Or, if we're talking about a sea-faring killer, Liverpool, Calais, Hamburg and their ilk? Why just THIS small area of East...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 01:32 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I know that, but you're missing my main point,...

I know that, but you're missing my main point, which was: Why would a commuting killer only feel disposed to commit these evisceration murders in a small area of "Whitechapel" (for short) and nowhere...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 01:17 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It certainly weighs against his being an obedient...

It certainly weighs against his being an obedient Jewish child ;)

(Incidentally, I thoroughly recommend Jerry White's fascinating book, and note that it's available cheaply on Kindle. Those who...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Today, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, but I was only using it as shorthand....

Indeed, but I was only using it as shorthand. Besides, what sort of commuting killer would deliberately set out to "visit" such obscure places as the vicinity of Mitre Square or Buck's Row?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:50 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
What? Suggesting that a local person committed...

What? Suggesting that a local person committed the murders is more complicated than believing that a visitor was responsible? Why didn't that commuter commit similar murders elsewhere, or did he only...
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