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Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 04:13 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
This comes from Baxter's summing-up at the end of...

This comes from Baxter's summing-up at the end of the inquest, more than a fortnight after Llewellyn had given his testimony. Is it possible that Baxter was simply mistaken or confused? Certainly,...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 03:59 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
The abdominal aorta lies beneath the abdominal...

The abdominal aorta lies beneath the abdominal walls, intestines and other viscera. Unless the killer cut through the latter, which doesn't appear to have been the case, then the aorta would have...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 03:26 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
I can't recall where this is reported; can you...

I can't recall where this is reported; can you point me in the right direction, Fish?

Because only the abdominal wall had been cut, surely that would not entail any great blood loss into the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Today, 02:56 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Let's be precise: the throats were cut.

Let's be precise: the throats were cut.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
The good news is that it's not only Jews that...

The good news is that it's not only Jews that were crazy. Indeed, the list of 38 contemporary Whitechapel Infirmary "lunatics/maniacs" I posted the other day contained no Jewish names at all, as far...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Indeeed. The blood had all but run its course...

Indeeed. The blood had all but run its course before Cross or Paul got to the body... and Llewellyn was unobservant, incompetent or both.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Again, the suggestion isn't that "anybody...

Again, the suggestion isn't that "anybody can be a suspect", but that, among the many thousands of men who lived in or close to the Ripper "hot zone", there simply MUST have been scores of candidates...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles Yesterday, 03:53 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
What's the 1873 victim got to do with it? Your...

What's the 1873 victim got to do with it? Your opinion that the torso murderer (singular) was responsible for all the torso cases and the Ripper murders is entirely speculative and, if wrong - which...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-17-2018, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Tumbletwat... the most incompetent Ripper suspect...

Tumbletwat... the most incompetent Ripper suspect of them all.
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 04:16 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
According to various online UK inflation...

According to various online UK inflation calculators, a £500 reward in 1888 looks like it would be worth just over £60,000 in 2018. I'm thinking specifically about the £500 reward offered by the City...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2018, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
"Yes. I've found that it gives the soup some...

"Yes. I've found that it gives the soup some extra body."
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-17-2018, 01:01 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Ridiculous. There's every reason to entertain...

Ridiculous. There's every reason to entertain doubts.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-16-2018, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It didn't take long for his new circumstances to...

It didn't take long for his new circumstances to tip him over the edge, if that's what happened. He must have been a ticking bomb.

(Genuinely interesting stuff, by the way.)
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2018, 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 11-16-2018, 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 11-16-2018, 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 11-16-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
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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 11-16-2018, 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 11-16-2018, 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 11-15-2018, 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 11-15-2018, 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 11-15-2018, 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 11-15-2018, 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 11-15-2018, 01:19 PM
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Views: 16,950
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 11-15-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 938
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.
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