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Forum: General Discussion Today, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Hmmm... that's quite a collection of trophies...

Hmmm... that's quite a collection of trophies you've got there, Fish. What were you doing during the latter quarter of 1888?
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Given that Schwartz was a Stride witness, perhaps...

Given that Schwartz was a Stride witness, perhaps we're talking about Cross and Blackwell. If only we had a first-hand contemporary sauce...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
There's no mention of it in the detailed...

There's no mention of it in the detailed contemporary inventory of Eddowes' possessions, nor was it mentioned by anyone who attended the murder scene. On that basis, it neither belonged to Eddowes...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Agreed, in every aspect. Just as useful in this...

Agreed, in every aspect.

Just as useful in this context as any medical opinion :)
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 04:53 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Absolutely correct. Except slaughtermen are much...

Absolutely correct.
Except slaughtermen are much neater.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 02:07 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
"It was very dark. If someone had been...

"It was very dark. If someone had been there, I might not have noticed them".[/QUOTE]Good call.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
From what Phillips said (as recorded in some of...

From what Phillips said (as recorded in some of the dailies incidentally), there's nothing like "obviously the work of an expert", "one sweep of a knife", etc. That smacks clearly of purple prose...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Quite, but the specific passage you quoted is...

Quite, but the specific passage you quoted is definitely the work of an editorial writer for the Lancet, not George Bagster Phillips. It has been misconstrued for far too long as a direct quote from...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
You're assuming they'd have noticed anything in...

You're assuming they'd have noticed anything in the first place, but it's by no means guaranteed. Like I said, it's difficult to see dark red things in dim light.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I'm just commenting on the difficulty of seeing...

I'm just commenting on the difficulty of seeing red substances (particularly dark red ones) in dim light, Gary.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Likewise mud or dirty water, assuming there are...

Likewise mud or dirty water, assuming there are any noteworthy sources of light around to reflect.So would mud or dirt.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It's not really a question of...

It's not really a question of "patterns". Remove the muscles from the thighs and you end up with a clean looking femur.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
There's no "pattern" - if you remove...

There's no "pattern" - if you remove the flesh from the thigh then the femur will appear white . Besides, there is actually some meat on it, if you look carefully; little strips of muscle that flop...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
The colour red is very difficult to perceive...

The colour red is very difficult to perceive under dim lighting conditions, so any blood or wounds might be overlooked, or mistaken for shadows or mud.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Biology was my favourite subject at secondary...

Biology was my favourite subject at secondary school and long before then, having read all my great-grandfather's medical books from an early age. I gained an A grade at both "O" and "A" level...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:31 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeed, that's not by accident, but it's not...

Indeed, that's not by accident, but it's not necessarily much of a "design" either. He might just have decided to "fillet" her thighs on a whim.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It could just as easily have come from newspaper...

It could just as easily have come from newspaper reports or clubroom gossip. It's noteworthy that the editorial also references what Wynne Baxter said and did at the inquest, so it's obviously not...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Yes, it's the bone, Fish. I think it was Magellan...

Yes, it's the bone, Fish. I think it was Magellan who suggested that it wasn't the femur, but he was wrong.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Correct, and the muscles themselves are bounded...

Correct, and the muscles themselves are bounded by sheaths; it's not as if they're "stuck" to the femur along its entire length. It wouldn't have taken much effort to get Kelly's leg looking like...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
No, you have NOT been told this - not even once....

No, you have NOT been told this - not even once. Stick to the facts.

You've been told that, among the many thousands of men who actually lived in the area, it is statistically inevitable that scores...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Defleshed bones are white, or at least whiter...

Defleshed bones are white, or at least whiter than their surroundings; check this out next time you buy a leg of lamb or beef.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Phillips did not say that. The quote is not from...

Phillips did not say that. The quote is not from Dr Phillips, but is an "opinion piece" written by an editorial writer for the Lancet, link...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-14-2018, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
There's a bit of randomness involved, in that...

There's a bit of randomness involved, in that some of the current named Top 20 suspects were "lucky" enough to get their names down on paper. For example, just imagine how ripperology would have...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-14-2018, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Quite the opposite. I'd say that we'd have a 99%...

Quite the opposite. I'd say that we'd have a 99% chance of the Ripper being in the "Joe Bloggs" group as opposed to 1% in the Top 20.

Given that the Joe Bloggs group outnumbers the Top 20 named...
Forum: Non-Fiction 11-14-2018, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
But serial killers come in many shapes and sizes,...

But serial killers come in many shapes and sizes, and commit rather different crimes, which is what I see when I compare the torso cases to the JTR murders; I even see the torsos as radically...
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