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Forum: Visual Media 07-13-2018, 08:03 PM
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Posted By Barnaby
I visited a few weeks ago. Curiosity got the...

I visited a few weeks ago. Curiosity got the better of me. One exhibit did advertise items that belonged to PC Watkins. Everything else was either obviously or labeled as fake.
Forum: Pub Talk 06-25-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
Is this where Hutchinson saw Mary Kelly and...

Is this where Hutchinson saw Mary Kelly and Astrakhan man? If so, did they walk up what is now Fashion Street? Was Millers Court on the left or right? This is the murder site that I'm most confused...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-25-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
Is this the correct gate that opened into...

Is this the correct gate that opened into Dutfield's yard? I noticed that the IWMEC does not appear to be there. The building to right appears to have been built in the early...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-25-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
This is Durwood Street looking (east?) to Brady...

This is Durwood Street looking (east?) to Brady Street from I think Vallence?

This area is under a lot of construction and I could not figure out where the actual murder site would have been. Is it...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-25-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
Today I went back to the East End and walked...

Today I went back to the East End and walked around by myself and found other Ripper-related landmarks that we did not see on the tour. Probably because they are too far out of the way, both the...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-23-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
I am in London and finished my first Ripper tour...

I am in London and finished my first Ripper tour and had a beer at the Ten Bells. It was great. My tour guide was Mick who wrote a book Jack the Ripper: One Autumn in Whitechapel if any of you have...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-19-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
I just read in another thread that Mitre Square...

I just read in another thread that Mitre Square is disappearing. And Buck's Row isn't accessible? Drat.
Forum: Pub Talk 06-19-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
Thank you all for your suggestions. I'm very...

Thank you all for your suggestions. I'm very excited about going to London and particularly excited about seeing Mitre Square for some reason (simply because it is still there I think).

One thing...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-18-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,654
Posted By Barnaby
Visiting London for the First Time

I've been away from the boards for awhile but I find myself back because I need some travel advice. I am going to London at the end of the week and will be there for a week. Of course I'm going to go...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-24-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 137,061
Posted By Barnaby
I'm late to this party, but I just bought the...

I'm late to this party, but I just bought the Kindle version and have read the first three chapters. Absolutely love it so far, Tom.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 02-09-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 294,760
Posted By Barnaby
[QUOTE=drstrange169;407975]Hello...

[QUOTE=drstrange169;407975]Hello Barnaby,

>>According to Cross's testimony, he got close enough to see her face. <<

I've read Xmere's testimony many, many, times and I've never come across one...
Forum: Non-Fiction 02-04-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,081
Posted By Barnaby
If the case was closed, why the need for 8 new...

If the case was closed, why the need for 8 new chapters?
Forum: Non-Fiction 02-04-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 182,629
Posted By Barnaby
Hi Tom, I'm very much looking forward to reading...

Hi Tom, I'm very much looking forward to reading it. I'm sure it will be great!
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 02-04-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 294,760
Posted By Barnaby
According to Cross's testimony, he got close...

According to Cross's testimony, he got close enough to see her face. Then, he heard Paul coming from approximately 40 yards away. So I fail to see how he was arguably only a few feet closer to the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 20,052
Posted By Barnaby
The Chapman crime scene. That way we could...

The Chapman crime scene. That way we could establish how far she was from the stoop, the height of the fence, etc.
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 09-29-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,828
Posted By Barnaby
RIP. It is also dark and stormy here as I write...

RIP. It is also dark and stormy here as I write this.
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-07-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,457
Posted By Barnaby
RIP, Annie.

RIP, Annie.
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 08-30-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,744
Posted By Barnaby
RIP, Polly.

RIP, Polly.
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 06-11-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 54,766
Posted By Barnaby
Assuming Jack killed Stride and was interrupted,...

Assuming Jack killed Stride and was interrupted, did he take the few seconds to steal the money? Seems unlikely.

Under the reasonable assumption that he paid and then robbed his victims, I'm...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 04-07-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 160,549
Posted By Barnaby
Fair point, GUT. But he did use an alias at an...

Fair point, GUT. But he did use an alias at an inquest, which is a bit different.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-06-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,322
Posted By Barnaby
I would venture to say it has to be lower than...

I would venture to say it has to be lower than 30%, but that's not an unreasonable upper estimate. When dealing with these probability calculations you have to multiply them. Let's make it easy and...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-05-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,322
Posted By Barnaby
I would define an event being possible as one in...

I would define an event being possible as one in which there is a nonzero chance of occurence. But I concede that this isn't very useful and a historical conceptualization may be better.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-05-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,322
Posted By Barnaby
I think that the word "probably" is...

I think that the word "probably" is being used in the context of mathematical probability. There is a nonzero chance that the Ripper became ill as a result of handling his victims' organs. In the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 03-22-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,385
Posted By Barnaby
Not after every murder, if that is your question....

Not after every murder, if that is your question. If someone committed a series of high profile crimes and, as time passes the press reports on possible eyewitnesses, it seems reasonable that the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 03-22-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,385
Posted By Barnaby
Too bad the apron wasn't made of leather. On the...

Too bad the apron wasn't made of leather.

On the beard issue, one would expect him to change his appearance if he were the killer, which I think was Fish's allusion.
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