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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-01-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,166
Posted By Damaso Marte
The killer was used to the typical lighting...

The killer was used to the typical lighting conditions of late 19th century London at night. This doesn't seem particularly strange to me.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-23-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,151
Posted By Damaso Marte
He did seem to know which way to cut the neck to...

He did seem to know which way to cut the neck to not get blood spray onto himself.
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 10,988
Posted By Damaso Marte
We've had the military theory posted before, and...

We've had the military theory posted before, and I think it was shown that submission and chokeholds were not part of military training until after the Ripper killings.

The conclusions I draw is...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 10,988
Posted By Damaso Marte
A week later, the same killer would literally...

A week later, the same killer would literally kill somebody outside MULTIPLE people's house! I don't think applying the logic of you, a presumed non-murderer, to the Ripper will get you anywhere.
Forum: Pub Talk 10-02-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By Damaso Marte
They have them in Canada too, where they call...

They have them in Canada too, where they call themselves "Free Men on the Soil" or something similar to that. There's also an equivalent in Germany who argue that the Weimar Republic was never...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Damaso Marte
Nichols inquest: "cuts must have been caused...

Nichols inquest: "cuts must have been caused by a long-bladed knife, moderately sharp, and used with great violence"

Chapman inquest: "the instrument used at the throat and abdomen was the same. It...
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-05-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By Damaso Marte
Perhaps these medical professionals are too quick...

Perhaps these medical professionals are too quick to dismiss the skills of butchers or huntsmen. It also seems like a very extreme means to steal an organ for the medical market.

Certainly, the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-27-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,275
Posted By Damaso Marte
I vaguely recall somebody on this forum...

I vaguely recall somebody on this forum attempting to argue that the Ghoulston Street Graffiti was a reference to a Tottenham match from a few days earlier.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-11-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,716
Posted By Damaso Marte
In a broader sense, I wonder if but for Jack the...

In a broader sense, I wonder if but for Jack the Ripper, the Torso Killer would have been a bigger deal. Assuming that Jack and the Torso Killer are different people, the latter seems more talented...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 05-30-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 130,356
Posted By Damaso Marte
Most of the suspects cannot be placed at any of...

Most of the suspects cannot be placed at any of the murder scenes.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 05-25-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 19,610
Posted By Damaso Marte
I vaguely recall this hypothesis being vigorously...

I vaguely recall this hypothesis being vigorously rejected at Casebook a few years ago. Something about how the police departments were very meticulous about tracking the activities of their...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-11-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Damaso Marte
Yikes. My roll-on deodorant might occasionally...

Yikes. My roll-on deodorant might occasionally stain my shirt, but it will never burn somebody like that.
Forum: General Letters or Communications 04-22-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,876
Posted By Damaso Marte
The strongest argument I've seen against the Lusk...

The strongest argument I've seen against the Lusk letter is not anything related to the kidney, but rather that it appears to be written in "Stage Irish" - i.e., what native English speakers wrote...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 11-28-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,756
Posted By Damaso Marte
If Mary Cox wanted to be discussed on this forum...

If Mary Cox wanted to be discussed on this forum more frequently, she should have introduced some inconsistencies into her story, or acted more suspiciously in her dealings with the press and the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-28-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,360
Posted By Damaso Marte
People who don't believe in a Ripper generally...

People who don't believe in a Ripper generally try to pin the murders they dispute as one-offs by people who knew the victim - as is on display in this very thread. So I think even they tend to...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-22-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By Damaso Marte
DB Cooper referred to himself as Dan Cooper...

DB Cooper referred to himself as Dan Cooper during the actual incident.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 07-05-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,036
Posted By Damaso Marte
About as much evidence for Holmes being the...

About as much evidence for Holmes being the Ripper as there is for Vincent Van Gogh being the Ripper.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-27-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 70,510
Posted By Damaso Marte
I always marvel at people who consider the MJK...

I always marvel at people who consider the MJK murder "risky" in comparison to any of the other Whitechapel killings. In my mind it's the least risky murder in the entire series, no matter what time...
Forum: Creative Writing and Expression 06-22-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,976
Posted By Damaso Marte
If you're trying to raise money on this forum,...

If you're trying to raise money on this forum, let's talk about the historical accuracy of the Ripper in this movie :)
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-18-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 23,862
Posted By Damaso Marte
Six pages and I'm the first person to cite the...

Six pages and I'm the first person to cite the fact that Eddowes's killer appears to have fled into Whitechapel? Most compelling argument for a local IMO...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-06-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 55,059
Posted By Damaso Marte
this one is weird even by the standards of Pierre...

this one is weird even by the standards of Pierre threads
Forum: Witnesses 05-25-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,076
Posted By Damaso Marte
Swierz would be pronounced "shvierzh",...

Swierz would be pronounced "shvierzh", with the zh being like the sound in the middle of the word "pleasure" (or in the middle of the British, but not American, pronunciation of "leisure")
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 146,028
Posted By Damaso Marte
Was able to finish the Mortmer/Schwartz essay...

Was able to finish the Mortmer/Schwartz essay just now. You do an excellent job of marshaling all the arguments against Schwartz, only to pull away from the obvious conclusion at the last minute...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-12-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 146,028
Posted By Damaso Marte
I was actually reading the Fanny Mortimer/Israel...

I was actually reading the Fanny Mortimer/Israel Schwartz essay last night. Fell asleep at 1:00 AM reading it, actually, but not because it was boring.

This is something on which I have well...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-11-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 146,028
Posted By Damaso Marte
I'm about 3/4 through the book myself and thought...

I'm about 3/4 through the book myself and thought the Milhous section was the weakest part anyway. Even if the hospital records had said 31st instead of 1st, he's still hanging his hat on speculation...
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