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Forum: Pub Talk 08-09-2017, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
I'm sorry but I never apologize.

I'm sorry but I never apologize.
Forum: Pub Talk 08-09-2017, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
For me the critical part of this event was when...

For me the critical part of this event was when he decided NOT to kill himself. He, I believe, even exited the truck and was trying to breathe and she talked him into going BACK into the truck to...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-22-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
Also...

Also this:

http://listverse.com/2016/03/09/10-haunting-facts-of-chicagos-cannibalistic-ripper-crew/
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-22-2017, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
Chicago Ripper Crew

Even though I am a life-long resident of the Chicago area and was an adult when this happened, somehow I never heard about this. My excuse is that I was away at college at the time but still its...
Forum: Other Mysteries 05-22-2017, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
Pat D "As for the scraped off labels and...

Pat D "As for the scraped off labels and missing tags, perhaps her murderer had done that to hide the woman's identity, just as he also burned her body."

But clothing is very easy to get rid of. If...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 05-05-2017, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
I'm not sure where you are going with this. Do...

I'm not sure where you are going with this.

Do you mean that the similarity of features in the reported portrait of his sister means that the people who created the walking stick believed Kosminski...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 05-05-2017, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
"Devil In The White City" is an amazing...

"Devil In The White City" is an amazing book. I live in the Chicago area and I am from the south side of the city where most of the 'action' happened. Holmes (Mudgett) is a fascinating example of...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-27-2017, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
They did 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' back in the...

They did 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' back in the 80's.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094293/
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 04-27-2017, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
Mayerling- It was William Davison doing the death...

Mayerling- It was William Davison doing the death warrant sleight of hand not William Brewster.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Davison_(diplomat)
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-26-2017, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
A delightfully un-rehabbed house at the corner of...

A delightfully un-rehabbed house at the corner of Brick Lane and Princelet Street.

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-63523358.html
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-23-2017, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
I completely agree. There's so little objective...

I completely agree. There's so little objective documentation on MJK's life that each tale she told needs to be taken with great caution. In a related note, if she was so lovely and such a prize as a...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-19-2016, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
"Sutton had a problem with maths,hence...

"Sutton had a problem with maths,hence everyone has his birth year wrong."

How do you know that he had a problem with math? How do you know that everyone's birth year was wrong if we don't actually...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-16-2016, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
Right. So I found the source you are using and...

Right. So I found the source you are using and while it is interesting, there are some problems with using it for your purposes.

First off- the women are identified by their First names and last...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-16-2016, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
That's cool. If it is easy to find, please...

That's cool. If it is easy to find, please provide it. :)
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 12-16-2016, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
"Nichols and Eddowes were his inpatients...

"Nichols and Eddowes were his inpatients together from December 1867."

In 1867, Mary Ann Nichols was still living in whatever wedded bliss she had with her husband and was busy having children with...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-08-2016, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
False equivalency. The food isn't saying anything...

False equivalency. The food isn't saying anything it simply is there and it is up to us to use it's presence and degree of digestion for our purposes. The quote I posted explains in detail why using...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-06-2016, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
Estimating time of death by stomach contents is...

Estimating time of death by stomach contents is NOT considered reliable....
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 12-05-2016, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
Doesn't this also depend on whether the body was...

Doesn't this also depend on whether the body was in rigor at the time? While pulling off the skirts might not have been that hard, I can guarantee that getting the upper body clothing off would have...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-01-2016, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
"As for Parry's bloodstained clothes - would...

"As for Parry's bloodstained clothes - would he not have got rid of the clothes he had been wearing that evening (if indeed he was the killer)? The clothes he turned over to the police may have been...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-30-2016, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
Well I'm certainly glad we've dispensed with the...

Well I'm certainly glad we've dispensed with the blood evidence. I know I'll sleep easier tonight knowing that it isn't an issue. /sarcasm

You can't just decide something isn't a problem. It is...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-30-2016, 07:36 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
" I watched a documentary lately about a...

" I watched a documentary lately about a murder in Glasgow where the perpetrator continued to wear his blood stained jacket for some weeks after the crime and apparently no one seemed to...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-29-2016, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
Lizzie was a healthy girl standing 5'4"....

Lizzie was a healthy girl standing 5'4". That's average for a woman today and slightly tall for a woman back in the day. Just because THEY didn't think a woman could hack someone to death doesn't...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-29-2016, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Penhalion
Okay, we have frail Mr. Wallace beating his wife...

Okay, we have frail Mr. Wallace beating his wife to death (enthusiastically) with a bar like implement, undoubtedly scattering blood everywhere including themselves, their hair, their hands, and any...
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-29-2016, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
Reading that name is driving me crazy. Is it...

Reading that name is driving me crazy. Is it pronounced Qual-trow to rhyme with 'even though' or is it pronounced Qualt-ruff to rhyme with 'enough'?
Forum: Other Mysteries 11-29-2016, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Penhalion
The same issues do not apply with Lizzie. There's...

The same issues do not apply with Lizzie. There's neither a physical reason she couldn't have done it (healthy woman) nor a time issue (she was admittedly in/around the house and didn't have to get...
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