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Forum: Scene of the Crimes Today, 11:09 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
And why would you need to do that?

And why would you need to do that?
Forum: Scene of the Crimes Today, 08:38 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Yes, it's great, isn't it.

Yes, it's great, isn't it.
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 07:26 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
One thing I'm 100% certain of is that if the book...

One thing I'm 100% certain of is that if the book does contain new material, the much-maligned Ripperologists will praise it to the rooftops. If not, they may not be quite so generous.
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 03:29 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I personally don't care how attractive the women...

I personally don't care how attractive the women were, but they lived hard, often vagrant lives, were no doubt underfed and over 'watered', had teeth missing and scars no doubt resulting from...
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 03:21 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I know who the SOTA lady is, Paul, but I have a...

I know who the SOTA lady is, Paul, but I have a problem with the use of the word 'abyss' so I use the name of her website to identify her (I seriously do have an issue with the term, and even more...
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 02:57 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I wonder if that is her interpretation or whether...

I wonder if that is her interpretation or whether the word 'ugly' was repeatedly used to describe them.
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 02:55 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Occasionally whimsical no doubt.

Occasionally whimsical no doubt.
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 02:54 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Glad to be of assistance. Her actual words were...

Glad to be of assistance. Her actual words were 'A ton of secondary sources say that the women were ugly...' A ton no less.
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 02:17 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
HR's accomplice, the sistersoftheabyss lady, is...

HR's accomplice, the sistersoftheabyss lady, is claiming that the 5 have traditionally been described as 'ugly'.
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 02:09 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
The one and only time I can recall the phrase...

The one and only time I can recall the phrase being used was by the author of The Harlot's Handbook - you know, the one with a naked prostitute* on the cover.

I haven't read the HH (no point, it's...
Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 01:10 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
JM, Sorry, but your second comment gives support...

JM,

Sorry, but your second comment gives support to Rubenhold's claim that her book is one that Ripperologists do not want to see published (her words, talking about you, me and everyone else on...
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 03:15 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I doubt something like Edna the Inebriate Woman...

I doubt something like Edna the Inebriate Woman (x5) would appeal to today's filmmakers. Can't see it doing too well on Netflix. But that's probably closer to the reality of some of the victims lives...
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 02:27 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Good point, Debs. But then perhaps the focus...

Good point, Debs. But then perhaps the focus should be on women of the East End more generally, using the C5 as merely a springboard for a discussion of the wider issue? We'll have to wait and see....
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 01:46 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I can't remember, was there any discussion of...

I can't remember, was there any discussion of Russell Edward's DNA claims before the book came out?
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 01:33 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
It's a bit like wondering who the next Dr Who...

It's a bit like wondering who the next Dr Who might be, Debs. Perfectly harmless fun. (My money's on Count Arthur Strong next time round.)
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 01:08 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Your name vill be on ze list.

Your name vill be on ze list.
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 01:03 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
You're an author. What's the point of a...

You're an author. What's the point of a pre-publication blog if it's not to stimulate discussion?
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 01:00 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Not sure what you mean by 'beneficial'?

Not sure what you mean by 'beneficial'?
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 12:43 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I think we're at Liberty to speculate to our...

I think we're at Liberty to speculate to our hearts' content.

If someone advertises a book about the victims of JTR and suggests she has found a link between them and 'Dickens', it's a reasonable...
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By MrBarnett
Ah, you're talking Jr? Or Charley Dickens who...

Ah, you're talking Jr?

Or Charley Dickens who ran the coffee stall in Commerial Street?
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 12:21 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Pretty impressive for a man who died in 1870!

Pretty impressive for a man who died in 1870!
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 11:46 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
No, but the claim that the 5 'rubbed shoulders'...

No, but the claim that the 5 'rubbed shoulders' with Dickens is. That really intrigues me.
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By MrBarnett
Understood. I've got the book on order, but I'm...

Understood. I've got the book on order, but I'm itching to know what that is new has been found. Patience is not one of my virtues.
Forum: Rippercast 09-15-2018, 08:51 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
JM, Did you sign the official secrets act, or...

JM,

Did you sign the official secrets act, or can you reveal the new discoveries/perspectives?

Gary
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-13-2018, 03:33 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
With those little legs, most probably.

With those little legs, most probably.
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