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Forum: Witnesses Today, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
That's closer to the mark. Dorset Street and its...

That's closer to the mark. Dorset Street and its environs were, after all, described as "vicious and semi-criminal" by Charles Booth. Perhaps Maurice/Morris Lewis was a saint among sinners, but we've...
Forum: Witnesses Today, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
Can't quite see a middle aged, gainfully employed...

Can't quite see a middle aged, gainfully employed head of a Jewish family playing a somewhat childish gambling game for pennies in a predominantly gentile slum.
Forum: Witnesses Today, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,641
Posted By Sam Flynn
The timescale worries me. In two years, he goes...

The timescale worries me. In two years, he goes from a slum dweller playing pitch and toss to become the secretary of a Trade Union? Not impossible, but it doesn't quite work for me.

Good find,...
Forum: Torso Killings Today, 05:59 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
Eh?!!! Despite the clear difference in geography,...

Eh?!!! Despite the clear difference in geography, the disparity in the ages of the victims, and the nature of the wounds, etc? You surprise me, Frank :)
Forum: Torso Killings Today, 05:25 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It's not a "minutiae rabbit hole", it's...

It's not a "minutiae rabbit hole", it's merely taking things down one level, which hardly constitutes "minutiae". For example:

Level 1 - Same area
Level 2 - Opposite ends of a large city

Level 1 -...
Forum: Pub Talk Today, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By Sam Flynn
It seems that some people will inevitably face...

It seems that some people will inevitably face stigmatisation from some quarters, no matter how they are classified.
Forum: Pub Talk Today, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By Sam Flynn
It's not about political correctness, but about...

It's not about political correctness, but about biology.
Forum: Pub Talk Today, 01:18 AM
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Views: 126
Posted By Sam Flynn
All our brains are wired differently, but that...

All our brains are wired differently, but that doesn't make this particular kind of wiring a "mental illness". I've known a number of people who identify more with the opposite gender than their own,...
Forum: Pub Talk Today, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 126
Posted By Sam Flynn
Many ripperologists are interested in the 19th...

Many ripperologists are interested in the 19th century, but I didn't realise that some of them still lived there.
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
He didn't mix things up, but evolved in...

He didn't mix things up, but evolved in escalating stages, each exhibiting distinct characteristics. More of a progression than a variety act.
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
Just off the top of my head, not really.

Just off the top of my head, not really.
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
My pleasure, Frank, and I agree with your take on...

My pleasure, Frank, and I agree with your take on the matter, too.
Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 04:13 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
His "career" seems to have occupied...

His "career" seems to have occupied three different phases. He murdered one man during his ransacking phase, and killed a couple during his rape phase, but in both instances he was either challenged...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:24 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Sam Flynn
The thought had occurred to me, Herlock :)

The thought had occurred to me, Herlock :)
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-14-2018, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Sam Flynn
It's almost inevitable that a resident local...

It's almost inevitable that a resident local policeman could be found to have some tenuous connections with local people, places and events.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-14-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By Sam Flynn
Not so in the Torso cases. If the perpetrator(s)...

Not so in the Torso cases. If the perpetrator(s) of those intended a sexual display, they'd have kept the legs on and spread them apart.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-14-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
Ad hominem.

Ad hominem.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-14-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
Please do any expounding on an Eddowes thread,...

Please do any expounding on an Eddowes thread, Michael. This one's about the Torso cases specifically.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-14-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,345
Posted By Sam Flynn
In case Fisherman doesn't know,...

In case Fisherman doesn't know, "Iceland" is a chain of shops in Britain which serves the higher-end of the frozen food market. Their Cheesy Potato Pockets are, I'm reliably informed, a regular...
Forum: FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 08-14-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Sam Flynn
Buy an Android tablet next time, Herlock. They're...

Buy an Android tablet next time, Herlock. They're cheaper, just as functional as an iPad and much less hassle.

I know that doesn't solve your immediate problem, but I haven't evangelised too often...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-14-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,345
Posted By Sam Flynn
Good post Trevor, but I thought I'd just remind...

Good post Trevor, but I thought I'd just remind us that this was only an inquest held in a room in a school for poor boys - a sensational trial it certainly wasn't. With that in mind, would the...
Forum: FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 08-14-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,713
Posted By Sam Flynn
Have you ticked the "remember me" box...

Have you ticked the "remember me" box on the login screen? That'll keep you logged in forever, as far as I can tell.

Mind you I'm a speed typist, so I haven't encountered this issue myself. Perhaps...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-14-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,345
Posted By Sam Flynn
In which case, he deviated from his work route...

In which case, he deviated from his work route and brought her back to his work route to kill her, which is scarcely feasible.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-14-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
"Mutilation" isn't a specific enough...

"Mutilation" isn't a specific enough term on its own. The nature of the mutilations needs to be objectively taken into account and, less objectively, the potential explanations for them.
Forum: Torso Killings 08-14-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 46,668
Posted By Sam Flynn
Prostitutes are frequent targets for violence...

Prostitutes are frequent targets for violence and, in the LVP, murder. They're also prime candidates for having lifted skirts, so not much can be read into that either. Her neck and abdominal wounds...
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