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Forum: Pub Talk 11-07-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By Mayerling
Never heard of Leigh Smith, his ship disaster,...

Never heard of Leigh Smith, his ship disaster, but successfully keeping all members of his crew alive and conducting important research into Franz Josef Land. It was a better ending to an Arctic...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,065
Posted By Mayerling
I don't know if this can be of any help, but I...

I don't know if this can be of any help, but I once thought I had the germ of an idea where Mr. Larkin came up with his murderous pair of Portuguese cattle drivers. In 1878 a family in Llangibby in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-21-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,547
Posted By Mayerling
If I'm not mistaken at that time Noel Coward had...

If I'm not mistaken at that time Noel Coward had a home in Jamaica, and so did the movie actor Errol Flynn.

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,065
Posted By Mayerling
Unhappy Sorry, but I feel less and less sure it will be...

Sorry, but I feel less and less sure it will be solved. But it has opened up so many hitherto underdiscussed areas of Victorian history (mainly dealing with the poorer citizens, or the police) that...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-21-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,859
Posted By Mayerling
I read the complete four volume book years ago,...

I read the complete four volume book years ago, published in the US by Bantam Books. Liked it a great deal. Churchill was not ashamed to voice all kinds of opinions in it, like how he felt the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-27-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,822
Posted By Mayerling
That Japanese story actually dates back fairly...

That Japanese story actually dates back fairly early after the tragedy occurred. In 1943 a film starring Rosalind Russell and Fred MacMurray called "Flight For Freedom" appeared in Hollywood, and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-27-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,822
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Graham, I read of the Gardner Island theory...

Hi Graham,

I read of the Gardner Island theory the other day. Quite haunting to think of Amelia's desperate attempts to use the plane's radio a few hours every day until the plane fell off the reef...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-22-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Mayerling
There have been questions about the two sets of...

There have been questions about the two sets of bones found in the Tower since 1678 when they were found under a staircase. Forensics did not exist in the reign of King Charles Ii (who was having...
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-16-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,614
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Simon, No, I just don't know enough...

Hi Simon,

No, I just don't know enough background to wonder why this figure may be the man you say it is. It's a matter of my own ignorance.

Jeff
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-15-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,033
Posted By Mayerling
I'm not sure Russia has been truly trusted by...

I'm not sure Russia has been truly trusted by Sweden since Poltava in 1709.

Jeff
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-15-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,614
Posted By Mayerling
Why do you suppose this is that man?

Why do you suppose this is that man?
Forum: Visual Media 07-15-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mayerling
I like to watch the show every now and then to...

I like to watch the show every now and then to try to guess what is the meaning of the items they choose per museum. They had one concerning a museum in New Orleans that had some item connected to...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-15-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,047
Posted By Mayerling
I feel that Mr. Ed was a far more stable...

I feel that Mr. Ed was a far more stable genius!!:rolleyes2:


Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 07-15-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,047
Posted By Mayerling
Possibly. I think we learned it from our...

Possibly. I think we learned it from our forebears - Britain. However, to be perfectly fair, I believe "doublethink" (a term invented by one of my favorite Englishmen) is used by every country. ...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-14-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,047
Posted By Mayerling
Every President, good, mediocre, or poor, will...

Every President, good, mediocre, or poor, will have supporters and critics. It is inevitable. It's true (as you observed in Germany in the 1930s) in other countries as well. There were plenty of...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-07-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,183
Posted By Mayerling
In 1915 the Wilson administration learned of an...

In 1915 the Wilson administration learned of an indiscreet letter from the Ambassador from Austria-Hungary that was critical of the President and the electorate, and suggested how stupid and na´ve we...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-07-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,183
Posted By Mayerling
Given their differing styles of music, this get...

Given their differing styles of music, this get together was simply a matter of marking thyme.
Forum: Pub Talk 07-05-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By Mayerling
Anglesey is where the Royal Charter sank in 1859...

Anglesey is where the Royal Charter sank in 1859 in a really hurricane storm. nearly 500 people from Australia died.
Forum: Rippercast 06-29-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By Mayerling
Excellent podcast, and it certainly makes me want...

Excellent podcast, and it certainly makes me want to look closer into Le Grand.

Earlier in the podcast the issue of spelling mistakes and the "Ripper writings" (here the "Juwes"/"Jews" controversy...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-29-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,623
Posted By Mayerling
Maybe they will publish what this decipherment...

Maybe they will publish what this decipherment was like. Maybe it really does not prove anything.

Interesting thing to me about this case (like that of the three convicts who fled Alcatraz in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-29-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Mayerling
My guess is that in the 1970s, when the case...

My guess is that in the 1970s, when the case occurred, not only was the lack of DNA a problem, but the earlier argument between Arlen and her husband out in public probably made the husband an...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-29-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Mayerling
Interesting about him hiding and being captured...

Interesting about him hiding and being captured alive. I've noticed more and more these creeps actually are not avoiding a public humiliation of a trial by committing suicide, but are either...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-26-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Mayerling
While Ms Wilder may have held those sentiments or...

While Ms Wilder may have held those sentiments or not, or the character in the novel did, she is quoting General Phil Sheridan, who either said "The only good Indian I ever saw was a dead Indian." or...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Mayerling
We never (as I said) had a coin like the...

We never (as I said) had a coin like the farthing, but in the 19th Century there was a three cent nickel.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,603
Posted By Mayerling
The most curious one was named "Annie...

The most curious one was named "Annie Laurie". I keep wondering if that was a real name of a fake one - the tune kept coming into my head.


Jeff
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