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Forum: Scene of the Crimes 12-06-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,483
Posted By Yabs
Saturn makes that noise in the same way that the...

Saturn makes that noise in the same way that the planet earth makes the high pitched noise heard when trying to tune a SW radio between stations.
Itís not an actual audible noise being made by the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-19-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Yabs
Absolutely fantastic. I Nearly choked on my lunch...

Absolutely fantastic.
I Nearly choked on my lunch laughing when he asked the spirit of Mary Kelly if she had seen From Hell.
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 15,385
Posted By Yabs
The Ripper certainly seems to have a thing for...

The Ripper certainly seems to have a thing for murdering around double gates and doors.
Unusual choice of location given all the countless alleyways and concealed entrances in the Spitalfields area.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-05-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 119,186
Posted By Yabs
I donít know if Iím imagining this, but if you...

I donít know if Iím imagining this, but if you enhance that picture, as Iíve done here.


http://i64.tinypic.com/2edppxy.jpg

Can anyone see the ghostly image of the woman facing the camera in the...
Forum: Visual Media 08-17-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By Yabs
That footage seems to be from this hour long...

That footage seems to be from this hour long documentary realeased in 1926.
And filmed between 1924-26
It looks like it’s worth a watch.

https://youtu.be/hFLiG9-71bE
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 08-17-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,549
Posted By Yabs
Am I right in thinking that Durwood Street is the...

Am I right in thinking that Durwood Street is the only location left weíre you can get some kind of sense of the murder site?

Iím pretty sure thatís the location left out of some tours too.
Forum: Visual Media 08-17-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By Yabs
Fantastic. Seeing the past in colour somehow...

Fantastic. Seeing the past in colour somehow makes it seem less like a different world if that makes sense
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 08-14-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,511
Posted By Yabs
My opinion... The choice of victim. Prostitution...

My opinion...

The choice of victim.
Prostitution aside, The thing they also had in common with each other was being hopelessly drunk and reckless.
This is what made them easy pickings.

Depending...
Forum: Visual Media 08-04-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,662
Posted By Yabs
I think the BBC releasing a new documentary is...

I think the BBC releasing a new documentary is less to do with the possibility of new insights into the case, and more to do with the fact that we are in a year that ends with an 8.
A nice round 130...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 06-08-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,381
Posted By Yabs
You must have looked at the older shot, which is...

You must have looked at the older shot, which is still there if you are in the Centre of Mitre square.
For the newer updated shot, plonk the little streetview man in Mitre street.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 05-09-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,565
Posted By Yabs
If they had years of poor dental hygiene it is...

If they had years of poor dental hygiene it is more likely they suffered from severe gum disease which causes teeth to become loose as the root slowly detaches itself from the rotting connective...
Forum: Visual Media 04-04-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,519
Posted By Yabs
I love the Pathe site for old vids, plus you can...

I love the Pathe site for old vids, plus you can search by location/topic in the search bar
http://www.britishpathe.com/
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,662
Posted By Yabs
Iíve always thought the original back door was...

Iíve always thought the original back door was converted into the smaller back window. Itís the same height as the other door to the side, and about the correct width for a door.
Iím with you in...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 10-06-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 42,862
Posted By Yabs
If the writer of the graffiti just wrote across...

If the writer of the graffiti just wrote across the bricks then the cement that separates each brick would render a letter that crosses that particular area ambiguous.
Unless the writer wrote each...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-21-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 340,607
Posted By Yabs
No problem, they are on this site...

No problem, they are on this site Henry.

http://www.casebook.org/suspects/james_maybrick/mb-con.bjan5.html

http://www.casebook.org/suspects/james_maybrick/mb-con.bjan25.html
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-21-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 340,607
Posted By Yabs
Apologies if already mentioned and I missed...

Apologies if already mentioned and I missed it.
It's probably at least worth remembering during your discussion what Barrett had to say about the Post House.

"I should inform you that I actually...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-14-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 340,607
Posted By Yabs
Having done a quick search on television and...

Having done a quick search on television and radio archives. There has been some interesting broadcasts over the years on the Maybricks.
Mainly concerning Florence and the trial, including-

1951...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-12-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 340,607
Posted By Yabs
I do think it's unlikely to be honest with you...

I do think it's unlikely to be honest with you Caz.
But it is possible and that's all we need to consider.
The world is full of unlikely factual stories and the strange but true.
A Man intent on...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-11-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 340,607
Posted By Yabs
Even if it was 100% proved that the book came...

Even if it was 100% proved that the book came from Battlecrease, Barrett, as it has been shown, was actively seeking a Victorian diary.
Maybe he had to settle for a part used photograph album found...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,379
Posted By Yabs
Hi Herlock. I've no idea if admin recovered a lot...

Hi Herlock.
I've no idea if admin recovered a lot of old threads but they are easily accessible to anyone by the Web archive search.
The whole section on Maybrick from 12 years ago seems readable for...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,379
Posted By Yabs
On the snapshot from 2000 a year later I tried...

On the snapshot from 2000 a year later I tried three threads and two out of three were readable https://web.archive.org/web/20010516221434/http://forum.casebook.org:80/
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,379
Posted By Yabs
Here's the earliest snapshot I could find of the...

Here's the earliest snapshot I could find of the original forum from 1999
Some threads may be accessible but most probably...
Forum: Maybrick, James 08-23-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 340,607
Posted By Yabs
I think the diary possibly did belong to...

I think the diary possibly did belong to Maybrick.
I also think it could have been found during the refurbishments at battlecrease.
It's also possible that at some point the diary got in the hands of...
Forum: Rippercast 07-16-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,957
Posted By Yabs
I can answer the android app question, I use an...

I can answer the android app question, I use an app called Castbox, download it from the google play store and search for rippercast within the app
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 11-12-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,179
Posted By Yabs
This might be a silly question but would it be...

This might be a silly question but would it be necessary to barricade the door with the bed when you have two tables and a chair at your disposal?
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