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Forum: Other Mysteries 06-03-2018, 09:48 AM
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Posted By John G
According to Dr McFall Julia was struck 11 times...

According to Dr McFall Julia was struck 11 times by a killer in an absolutely frenzy. This is overkill in the extreme, and makes no sense whatsoever from the perspective of an organized, planned...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-03-2018, 09:35 AM
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Posted By John G
Although I haven't posted for a while I would...

Although I haven't posted for a while I would just reiterate that, based upon the scientific evidence, Wallace is virtually an impossible candidate. There is simply no way that you can get round the...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 10:47 AM
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Posted By John G
I don't think it's as simple as that, Trevor. I...

I don't think it's as simple as that, Trevor. I don't agree with Christer, but the argument, concerning Chapman, Kelly and Jackson, is not easy to break [and Dr Biggs, for instance, doesn't even...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 09:47 AM
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Posted By John G
Thanks Christer, much appreciated.

Thanks Christer, much appreciated.
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 09:46 AM
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Posted By John G
Correction: It should be "just out of...

Correction: It should be "just out of interest." Predictive text issue!
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 09:08 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Trevor, Thanks for the reply. Nervously out...

Hi Trevor,

Thanks for the reply. Nervously out of interest, didn't Dr Biggs acknowledge that he'd only been involved in a handful of dismemberment cases, suggesting that he was relatively...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 08:59 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Christer, Yes, I appear to have misunderstood...

Hi Christer,

Yes, I appear to have misunderstood your point. I would agree that unusual similarities are highly significant and, in this regard, the "triumvirate argument" is obviously important,...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 08:26 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Christer, Thanks for the reply, and it's...

Hi Christer,

Thanks for the reply, and it's great to see you posting again! I hope to respond in detail shortly, i.e. sometime over the Easter period. However, I will say that this is an extremely...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-29-2018, 04:19 AM
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Posted By John G
This is a very good point, and one I hope to...

This is a very good point, and one I hope to address in detail when I have more time: probably in the Torso thread.

Thus, there were clearly a large number of unusual murders associated with late...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-28-2018, 12:13 AM
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Posted By John G
The Julia Wallace case. The great Americsn crime...

The Julia Wallace case. The great Americsn crime writer, Raymond Chandler, called it "the impossible murder because Wallace couldn't have done it and neither could anyone else."

Jointly with that...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-25-2018, 09:41 AM
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Posted By John G
Just a few questions. Why do you say that,...

Just a few questions.

Why do you say that, "only Wallace could reasonably have had the level of anger/ resentment..."? We have no idea what motivated the killer, moreover, William and Julia appeared...
Forum: Alice Mackenzie 03-25-2018, 09:14 AM
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Posted By John G
I absolutely agree with you, Gareth. There are...

I absolutely agree with you, Gareth. There are major differences between Pinchin Street and the crimes traditionally attributed to JtR: I hope to submit a post in the near future, comparing the "JtR...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-23-2018, 11:43 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Gareth, Sorry to interject. Good point about...

Hi Gareth,

Sorry to interject. Good point about the internet. However, whilst a hoaxer might reasonably have assumed that the average Joe or Jane would be unlikely to subject the Diary to close...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-23-2018, 09:47 AM
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Posted By John G
Thanks for this AS. Apologies to Herlock, as I'd...

Thanks for this AS. Apologies to Herlock, as I'd clearly missed his post. I hope to spend a bit more time on this thread, as I've clearly been AWOL for a while!
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-23-2018, 09:42 AM
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Posted By John G
Yes, that's a good point AS. However, perhaps he...

Yes, that's a good point AS. However, perhaps he was conflicted. Moreover, if he was overwhelmed by gulit, once the enormity of what he'd done had sunk in, we can't assume that his though processes...
Forum: Other Mysteries 03-23-2018, 09:35 AM
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Posted By John G
Except, if the murder wasn't planned, if, say,...

Except, if the murder wasn't planned, if, say, robbery was the actual motive, could Parry, completely overwhelmed by guilt, once the enormity of what he'd done had sunk in, have felt the need to...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-23-2018, 09:05 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Caz, Yes, you might well be right: at the end...

Hi Caz,

Yes, you might well be right: at the end of the day, it's all about instinct and impressions. It's also worth pointing out that, in Mike's original affidavit, he not only claims that his...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-22-2018, 11:38 AM
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Posted By John G
It will take me a little while to respond to...

It will take me a little while to respond to this. However, I have a few immediate observations. Firstly, you seem to be under the bizarre misapprehension that I believe Mike dictated both the Diary...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-22-2018, 10:09 AM
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Posted By John G
Thanks for the link Gareth. Much appreciated.

Thanks for the link Gareth. Much appreciated.
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-22-2018, 06:23 AM
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Posted By John G
Thanks Gareth. I'll have to take a look at your...

Thanks Gareth. I'll have to take a look at your version on Howard's site-do you have a link?

However, I would add that my positive impression of the literary merits of Diary largely derives from...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-22-2018, 05:07 AM
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Posted By John G
I'm sorry, David, but I feel that you've...

I'm sorry, David, but I feel that you've seriously misrepresented my position here- unintentionally, no doubt-so I must therefore conclude that this post is well below your usual high...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-21-2018, 11:19 AM
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Posted By John G
Hi Steve, Yes, obviously any forgery would be...

Hi Steve,

Yes, obviously any forgery would be irrelevant to the Whitechapel murders. I'd still like to know who wrote it though!
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-21-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 456
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Posted By John G
I would just point put that Mike, in his original...

I would just point put that Mike, in his original affidavit, didn't claim to have written the Diary: he said his wife wrote it (somewhat oddly, he states this was because his own writing was too...
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-21-2018, 12:01 AM
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Posted By John G
Depends on your perspective, Steve. I mean, you...

Depends on your perspective, Steve. I mean, you could argue that all we really need to know is that Polly Nichols was murdered, it's immaterial as to who actually killed her!
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-20-2018, 11:46 PM
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Posted By John G
Hallo David, I don't actually recall asking for...

Hallo David,

I don't actually recall asking for evidence that Mike was a journalist, but thanks for the information anyway!

A good point about Mike's affidavit: according to him it was his wife who...
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