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Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 01-10-2018, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Amazed to see this still going :) My thinking is...

Amazed to see this still going :)

My thinking is that the message is unclear to us, but may have been clear to the intended recipient of the message.

Not necessarily something as complex as a code...
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-10-2018, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
A complete copy of Metropolis was found in a film...

A complete copy of Metropolis was found in a film archive in Brazil not too terribly long ago. These things do surface now and again.
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-10-2018, 12:07 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Well, he wasn't literally there, so I think...

Well, he wasn't literally there, so I think emotionally that would feel very fake.

But you can imagine your loved one there in spirit. Still watching over you after death. Being there in spirit. So...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 05:18 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Under heavy questioning people have been known to...

Under heavy questioning people have been known to falsely confess to capital crimes.

Surely putting the pressure on someone could get them to say there was the remotest possibility it could have...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
But if he intended to kill Julia sometime soon...

But if he intended to kill Julia sometime soon anyway -- wouldn't he risk this strange behaviour being uncovered?

It might not prove anything -- unless he stupidly tried the same prank on someone...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 03:34 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
AH! If he didn't know the area well, and if it...

AH!
If he didn't know the area well, and if it was served by tram or bus, he could have simply alighted one or two stops too early.
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
He could gone to a local shop, purchased a pen...

He could gone to a local shop, purchased a pen and paper and then left an obnoxiously large notice on the front door, stating that he had arrived for the appointment and that no one was there, and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 03:27 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
The risk to Wallace would be his voice being...

The risk to Wallace would be his voice being recognised by anyone he happened to speak to at the chess club.

Instantly fatal to his alibi.
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 03:20 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Well if I am an intruder, and I know I'm going to...

Well if I am an intruder, and I know I'm going to have to leave this house in short order and make my way through some very crowded streets, its not in my interest to be covered in blood.
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-20-2017, 03:18 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
I'm not 100% how the business worked, but if...

I'm not 100% how the business worked, but if Wallace had called the office to check, wouldn't he be doing himself out a commission?

It might be the honest thing to check. But that might deprive you...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-21-2017, 02:32 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Well this is fascinating. Surely if she had...

Well this is fascinating.

Surely if she had become so completely estranged from her family that they couldn't be bothered to lay her to rest after her murder .... then that hints at a much darker...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-20-2017, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Well then, I can't help but see another...

Well then, I can't help but see another possibility here.

If we accept Wallace's testimony that she would only answer the door for someone she knew.

Then we obviously have a pretty wide opened door...
Forum: Other Mysteries 09-13-2017, 02:43 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
There was a long period of Julia's life where...

There was a long period of Julia's life where there isn't a clear picture of what was happening with her. Isn't that correct?
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-27-2017, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
I would have been more swayed with this notion,...

I would have been more swayed with this notion, had I never moved to the UK.

The UK is a pretty weird place when it comes to streets.
Streets can up and change their names for random portion of the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-26-2017, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
This is going to drive me nuts -- the first...

This is going to drive me nuts -- the first voice, the presenter, who is that?
I recognise the voice but can't place the name.

Cheers!
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2017, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Excellent question! And it goes back to an...

Excellent question!

And it goes back to an important elephant in the room.
There is a TON about JW's former life that we appear to know sod all about.

We can't rule out some past lover or rival,...
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-23-2017, 05:14 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Extremely clever, if your best possible alibi is...

Extremely clever, if your best possible alibi is not being there.

There's a weird benefit to a story that makes you look bad -- it seems true.

For instance look at Israel Schwartz. A big reason...
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-19-2017, 09:32 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Two doctors? How clever do you need to be?

Two doctors?

How clever do you need to be?
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-12-2016, 12:43 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Again, unless the caller saw Wallace in...

Again, unless the caller saw Wallace in route.



If Julia was murdered nearer 8o'clock he need not watch the house at all.
He could probably be inconspicuously in the area of the tram...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-12-2016, 12:33 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Unless the caller knew him by sight, and took a...

Unless the caller knew him by sight, and took a guess when he'd head off for the tram.

And once seeing Wallace, made the call, assured that Wallace could not have possibly arrived yet.



Unless of...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-12-2016, 12:29 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Also, we have to assume that Wallace was a genius...

Also, we have to assume that Wallace was a genius at murder.
But couldn't stage a simple robbery?
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-12-2016, 12:28 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Well obviously when Wallace denied doing it, the...

Well obviously when Wallace denied doing it, the police asked who might of.

Wallace obviously thought of Parry because Parry had robbed him before.

And far from trying to get the police and courts...
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-12-2016, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
The Milk Boy's memory was not faulty. He was...

The Milk Boy's memory was not faulty.
He was observed, without his bike, by a neighbour, in the area at 6:38pm.


Unless MY memory is faulty....LOL
Forum: Other Mysteries 12-12-2016, 12:13 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Very well argued and stated. I couldn't say it...

Very well argued and stated.
I couldn't say it better myself.

The entire case hinges on a milk delivery.
Forum: Pub Talk 11-30-2016, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Charles Daniels
Well I think it is rather sad that the bar has...

Well I think it is rather sad that the bar has been inflated so high for television.
I mean, go see live theatre and what will you get? A bloke in a mask.

The Daleks did rather dumb down over...
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