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Forum: Scene of the Crimes 05-16-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,950
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Jon, Beautiful, what a wonderful family...

Hi Jon,

Beautiful, what a wonderful family heirloom!
I hope whomever inherits it from you will proudly value both its public and personal histories as much as you. :bobby: :wink:
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 05-12-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 89,298
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Trevor, Back in my EMS days, we were called...

Hi Trevor,

Back in my EMS days, we were called out to an accident scene similar to what your FP described. It involved a compact car and a semi-trailer in a head-on collision.
After cutting open...
Forum: Periodicals 05-11-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,920
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Stan, IIRC, a .45 cal can also be fired...

Hi Stan,

IIRC, a .45 cal can also be fired through a .410 shotgun, although the accuracy may suffer slightly since shotgun barrels don't have any striations.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-09-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,618
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Sdreid, I know yours is an old post, but...

Hi Sdreid,

I know yours is an old post, but after reading through the thread, I thought I'd give you an answer to your grandfather's wisdom.
Cattle (including sheep and goats) usually...
Forum: Fiction 05-07-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 34,524
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Amanda, Thanks for the update, and huge...

Hi Amanda,


Thanks for the update, and huge congratulations on publishing! :applaud1:
With the amount of years you've spent on research and investigation of Cream, it sounds like an informative and...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-30-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 32,417
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Pcdunn, Yes, Carrie Brown's nickname was...

Hi Pcdunn,

Yes, Carrie Brown's nickname was "Old Shakespear", as she purported to be an actress in her youth, and was fond of quoting Shakespear when drinking.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-25-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,438
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Ausgirl, What is seldom referenced in mental...

Hi Ausgirl,


What is seldom referenced in mental health publications is that most schizophrenics are only a danger to themselves, and even then it is usually during a highly depressive/anxious...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,466
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Batman, As a person who spend decades...

Hi Batman,


As a person who spend decades working as a lab analyst/chemist, I agree wholeheartedly with your excellent post. :2thumbsup:
I also tend to believe that Cornwall and her PR people would...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 272,156
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Spotty, I didn't say Bundy had confessed to...

Hi Spotty,


I didn't say Bundy had confessed to Ann Rule, just that she was the only member of the press that he would allow to interview him.
IIRC, he denied his crimes to her when she visited him...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 272,156
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Batman, Don't you just love learning new...

Hi Batman,


Don't you just love learning new criminal psychology words?! :reading:
I first learned about picquerism about twenty years ago, when studying the crimes of George Russell.
I've thought...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 272,156
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi John G, Richard Trenton Chase had a known...

Hi John G,


Richard Trenton Chase had a known history of psychiatric problems, and was considered a classic disorganized killer due to (amongst other things) leaving bloody hand and footprints at a...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 272,156
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi John G., According to Ann Rule's "The...

Hi John G.,


According to Ann Rule's "The Stranger Beside Me", law enforcement had thousands of tips and were becoming computerized specifically for the "Ted" murders. They were cross referencing...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 03-01-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi London Fog, No, it's the title of the...

Hi London Fog,


No, it's the title of the thread.

I don't believe or assume that anyone participating here is new to the JtR case, unless otherwise stated, regardless of how long they've been...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 03-01-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi London Fog, As you know, Annie Chapman's...

Hi London Fog,


As you know, Annie Chapman's body was found in the backyard of 29 Hanbury St., with her head being a short distance (a meter or so) from the steps of the back door. The backyards on...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,971
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi David, Once again, thank you for transcribing...

Hi David,
Once again, thank you for transcribing and posting these editorials, it is greatly appreciated.
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 02-26-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,553
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Michael, No apologies needed whatsoever,...

Hi Michael,


No apologies needed whatsoever, just clarifying that some of the discussion includes potential fictitious scenarios.
I agree with you that the Whitechapel killer(s) most probably did...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-26-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Jeff Leahy, I think this is one of the...

Hi Jeff Leahy,


I think this is one of the factors that those of us who grew up in a more transparent age/era often loose sight of and fail to understand.
Much of the silence and "secrecy" that...
Forum: Other Mysteries 02-26-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,547
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Errata, Don't forget Florida, while some are...

Hi Errata,


Don't forget Florida, while some are born are bred here, we do get more than our fair share of traveling killers who end up getting caught here.
I've often though it must be our romantic...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-26-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi London Fog, No it's a fact, read the case...

Hi London Fog,

No it's a fact, read the case files and coroner inquest reports.

Regards
MacGuffin
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 02-25-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,553
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Michael W Richards, There appears to be...

Hi Michael W Richards,


There appears to be some confusion here, as the original post of this thread was inquiring about possible substance use and detection (specifically laudanum), not in...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-25-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi London Fog, None of the C5 were killed in a...

Hi London Fog,

None of the C5 were killed in a carriage, they were all killed where they were respectively found.
These crime scenes were murder sites, not dump sites.
If something never happened,...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-25-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi London Fog, The problem is there is no...

Hi London Fog,


The problem is there is no factual evidence, circumstantial, or otherwise regarding any of Knight's theory.
There is nothing that can be proven, not about a masonic connection, a...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-25-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
This is required in nearly every branch of...

This is required in nearly every branch of academia, from mathematics through to the sciences, the legal reference was simply an example.
This is an invalid assumption to the extreme.
My reference to...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-24-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi London Fog, The onus of proof lies upon the...

Hi London Fog,


The onus of proof lies upon the theorist, much akin to the "burden of proof" requirements in a court of law.
When one submits a theory to peer review, one is required to prove each...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 02-24-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 72,507
Posted By MacGuffin
Hi Simon Wood, As we in the South are fond of...

Hi Simon Wood,


As we in the South are fond of saying:
"Never knew it could be stacked so high without a catalyst!"
:hiya:
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