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Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-18-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 199
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Posted By drstrange169
>> ... if only we knew how the cachous were...

>> ... if only we knew how the cachous were scattered<<

Wedo know, Blackwell scattered them. They were in the "packet" until he tried to open Mrs. Stride's hand, as per his testimony, when he was...
Forum: Witnesses 09-18-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,566
Posted By drstrange169
>>Without access to a timepiece, how would...

>>Without access to a timepiece, how would the various interested parties in and around Bucks Row have known that the nearest five minutes was 3.45 am?<<

Xmere and Paul were both (loosely) around...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-11-2018, 08:16 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
Both Paul and Xmere had discrepancies with Mizen,...

Both Paul and Xmere had discrepancies with Mizen, that's why Mizen's account is questioned.

Cross used a different name from what?

If the Charles Cross, Pickford's driver, involved in the traffic...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-10-2018, 09:57 PM
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Posted By drstrange169
[QU So they would have been discussing the...

[QU So they would have been discussing the situation TE][/quote]


According to Cross's testimony, they didn't speak much and in both accounts neither man could give much information about the...
Forum: FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 08-21-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By drstrange169
It's a sad statement when I give useful computer...

It's a sad statement when I give useful computer advice!
Forum: FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) 08-20-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By drstrange169
Down load an App like Adobe Acrobat or PDF Pro,...

Down load an App like Adobe Acrobat or PDF Pro, they are free and your problems will be solved.

They will give you the ability to make notes and highlight passages as well.
Oh, and they have a word...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-21-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,659
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Posted By drstrange169
>>... do we know that Broad Street Goods ...

>>... do we know that Broad Street Goods Station was either closed or handled less traffic on a Sunday? I know that LNWR men and others were agitating for a standard 6-day week in the late 19th...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-27-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By drstrange169
>>Did you see the original and first...

>>Did you see the original and first spandau ballet?<<

Not that I recall, this is the first time I've heard of them.

My brother in law became mayor of Ampthill and ran the local electrical shop, he...
Forum: Pub Talk 05-25-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,062
Posted By drstrange169
Small world! I grew up in the village Ampthill...

Small world!

I grew up in the village Ampthill and saw plenty of bands at the Hope and Anchor when I moved away to London in the 1970's. Sadly, the book's not available over here in Oz, but I'll...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-08-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By drstrange169
it's about PC Thompson and Frances Coles. He...

it's about PC Thompson and Frances Coles.

He ends the chapter with,

"But nobody knows and nobody ever will know the true story of "Jack the Ripper".
He never returned, and was never heard of again...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-20-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,433
Posted By drstrange169
Never poke a sleeping dog.

Never poke a sleeping dog.
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-12-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By drstrange169
I believe the Druitt book is/was on special with...

I believe the Druitt book is/was on special with Kindle, Amazon.

Sadly the offer wasn't available here in Oz, which is a tad ironic as the author is Australian.

Mayne one day:-)
Forum: Non-Fiction 12-11-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By drstrange169
I'd been on the lookout for cheap copy for...

I'd been on the lookout for cheap copy for several years, finally got one and sad to say I was disappointed.

Bt all means buy it if you find a cheap copy, but pay the big bucks.
Forum: Audio -- Visual 12-01-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,381
Posted By drstrange169
I'm just about to watch this series, should I not...

I'm just about to watch this series, should I not bother?

I don't really know anything about the Zodiac killings, thought it might be a good primer for me.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 381,327
Posted By drstrange169
>>So there goes that cane of yours, Dusty....

>>So there goes that cane of yours, Dusty. You must learn to walk without it.<<

I'm very happy to lean on Hebbert's cane until something better comes along. Although, I do agree with any Victorian...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-05-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By drstrange169
Thanks for the various replies to dual...

Thanks for the various replies to dual m.o.'s.

I've had a quick look (Wiki, I don't know how reliable it is) and there doesn't seem to be the difference I was looking for.

Kurten seems to be just...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By drstrange169
Assuming he didn't cut up bodies in front of his...

Assuming he didn't cut up bodies in front of his mother, wife and children, he would have needed a separate place to do it, that would not necessarily need to change with the family home. After all,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By drstrange169
>He grew up living with his mother. And when...

>He grew up living with his mother. And when he left his home, he always lived in close proximity to her, his own daughter staying with Maria Louisa. Then, in June of 1888, a few weeks before the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-04-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By drstrange169
>>Serial killers change their MO all the...

>>Serial killers change their MO all the time. Itís actually quite common, and well known.<<

I agree, they can often be very erratic but, how many serial killers have two very distinct different...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-04-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 40,223
Posted By drstrange169
As I've got every issue, even have an article in...

As I've got every issue, even have an article in one, I'll let someone else guess this one.
Forum: Casebook Announcements 11-04-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,544
Posted By drstrange169
Very sad news indeed.

Very sad news indeed.
Forum: General Police Discussion 11-04-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,806
Posted By drstrange169
>Itís difficult to avoid the thought that...

>Itís difficult to avoid the thought that Ďsomewhere in an old box in a dusty attic....)<<

Not in my attic!

Apparently. Abberline's descendants have said a photograph does exist, but it's...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 10-28-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 180
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Posted By drstrange169
>Apologies for behind behind (as ever) but can...

>Apologies for behind behind (as ever) but can you remind me where the suggestion comes from that the injuries to the body were committed first and so were the cause of death .<<

A comments in...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-26-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 381,327
Posted By drstrange169
>>... what I have in mind would require a...

>>... what I have in mind would require a garment that LOOKED like a nightgown, quite simply.<<

Fair enough, though you will have to take into account the fact that none of the people who saw it...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-26-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By drstrange169
>>Yes, the kind of chemise Stride and...

>>Yes, the kind of chemise Stride and Eddowes were wearing were practical undergarments. And other chemises were nightgowns.<<

Sorry but, no.

Chemises were chemises, nightgowns were nightgowns,...
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