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Forum: Other Mysteries 07-12-2018, 08:48 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Herlock, You raise a critical issue about Close....

Herlock,

You raise a critical issue about Close.

If Wallace was guilty, he must have been extremely flustered at Close's late arrival. The window would be closing---as it was he made it just on...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-11-2018, 01:13 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Herlock what is your opinion of the Hussey...

Herlock what is your opinion of the Hussey book?

Has he made a good case for sneak theft?

:laugh4:
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-10-2018, 08:36 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Herlock, Let's hope we can solve this one way or...

Herlock,

Let's hope we can solve this one way or another.

As you say, if the more detailed description of the call which appears in Murphy, and then Gannon as well as Antony's book is correct, then...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 10:44 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
HS, This is an important concept you've...

HS,

This is an important concept you've elucidated---there really are only 2 main suspects. 1 of them has many alibis and 1 has none...

Also, let's think about this a bit. Wallace himself said...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 04:30 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
For those in the UK, the author is throwing in a...

For those in the UK, the author is throwing in a free "van ride" thru Liverpool to tour the scene as a way to sweeten the deal :lol:

Murphy's really is the best book on the case.
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 04:13 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
I think the Rowland book is just basically a very...

I think the Rowland book is just basically a very boring account.

What did you think of Sayers opinion on the case?

"Sneak Thief Accomplice:The Correct Solution" will be available in September self...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 03:55 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Get ready for sneak-thievery :laugh4:

Get ready for sneak-thievery :laugh4:
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 03:50 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Thanks, I'll definitely order it in that...

Thanks, I'll definitely order it in that case.

:2thumbsup:

What was your opinion on it?
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 03:42 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Does anyone know if Dorothy Sayers essay on the...

Does anyone know if Dorothy Sayers essay on the case is available anywhere online? I had read a brief article she wrote, but that is apparently not the main one she is famous for. I think it is...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 07-06-2018, 03:24 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
I agree Abby. I think this possibility is...

I agree Abby. I think this possibility is underestimated by profilers etc.

They only know of those who got caught often because they could not stop themselves when if they were smart they would...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2018, 03:20 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Honestly not sure about this. The tour might be...

Honestly not sure about this. The tour might be spooky and therefore the kind of thing that would attract families/kids in the same way a haunted house would.

It does seem mildly inappropriate to...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-06-2018, 02:43 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Herlock some good points as usual. Wallace...

Hi Herlock some good points as usual. Wallace sure looks guilty, doesn't he?

In regards to the key issue, according to Wallace he had already tried the front door which he couldn't get open and had...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-04-2018, 12:26 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
I think it's possible the police had a narrow...

I think it's possible the police had a narrow minded view of how Wallace committed the crime and didn't bother doing the proper work.

Ironically, in my belief, because of this they ended up lacking...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-04-2018, 12:20 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
It took me a few times reading this to grasp the...

It took me a few times reading this to grasp the significance of this point.

Oh my God, what a good one!
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-04-2018, 03:15 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Institutionalized is a significant possibility....

Institutionalized is a significant possibility. :lol: :laugh4:
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-04-2018, 03:12 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Hi Herlock, it is possible that they just assumed...

Hi Herlock, it is possible that they just assumed this.

Apparently, they seemed satisfied with not checking up in any depth on Wallace's route the Monday night. Only focused on the Tuesday night's...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-01-2018, 10:14 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
HS, it is a very good catch by you. Worthy of a...

HS, it is a very good catch by you. Worthy of a mention in a book for sure. Much more grounded in reality than sneaky Fake-Qualtroughs with sticky fingers :)

It appears the police focused mainly on...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-30-2018, 09:30 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
This is your strongest point, I believe. The...

This is your strongest point, I believe.

The suggestion that 2 separate experts just got the exact same part of the testimony wrong is beggaring belief.

Is it up there with the sneak-thief theory...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-27-2018, 08:30 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
The excuse usually offered to explain this is...

The excuse usually offered to explain this is that Wallace was just a stoic, inexpressive type of fellow.

Yet, no mention from these apologists on how flustered and what a show the "stoic" Wallace...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-26-2018, 11:52 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Abby, interesting thoughts, thanks. Serial...

Abby, interesting thoughts, thanks.

Serial killers often seem just like anyone else and he might have been seemingly unremarkable in every way. I would agree that unless he had an unusual amount of...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-24-2018, 09:54 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Rooting for Portugal myself :) Even though, I...

Rooting for Portugal myself :)

Even though, I doubt the Ripper is one of the known suspects, I had said Druitt and Kosminski seemed the most plausible to me. Even if he wasn't one of these 2, I...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-24-2018, 08:58 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
I don't believe so re the front door, and we know...

I don't believe so re the front door, and we know the show with the back door and the Johnstons. Totally contrived behavior IMO.
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-24-2018, 08:57 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
It's just a plan that no one of sound mind would...

It's just a plan that no one of sound mind would ever come up with. Dolty criminals would never think of something this in depth and complex. And smart or sane people would see its obvious faults....
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-22-2018, 02:16 PM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
Ah yes, I agree . Cosmos real :) And maybe the...

Ah yes, I agree . Cosmos real :)

And maybe the deviation is I do have some sort of belief in a higher power. The humanists usually go :shakehead: to that. Burden of proof and all.

But I do agree...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-22-2018, 08:21 AM
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Posted By AmericanSherlock
:laugh4: :hiya:

:laugh4: :hiya:
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