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Old 06-28-2018, 12:40 PM
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Default DB Cooper IDed?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime...cid=spartandhp
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Old 06-28-2018, 01:16 PM
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By decoding a long lost confession???
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Old 06-28-2018, 01:21 PM
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Just like anyone is able to ‘decode’ their particular Zodiac suspect from the ciphers.
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Old 06-28-2018, 02:18 PM
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Oh, it's just Rackshaw.

Man they are really stretching these days.
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Old 06-29-2018, 05:18 AM
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Rackstraw may have been the skyjacker, but the decoder doesn't offer enough info about his method for us to know what he means by "a system of letters and numbers", so at this point it seems like a suspect-based "proof."
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Old 06-29-2018, 05:37 AM
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Maybe they will publish what this decipherment was like. Maybe it really does not prove anything.

Interesting thing to me about this case (like that of the three convicts who fled Alcatraz in 1962 but were never found (it may be, oddly enough, one of them recently wrote to the FBI from South America that they did escape to the mainland)). I keep hoping it isn't solved - part of me enjoying the physical testing these people (the convicts, "Cooper") put into their schemes - sort of like wishing they succeeded.


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Guys, I’ve never read anything on the DB Cooper case. Any recommendations for books to get?

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Old 06-29-2018, 07:50 AM
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"ack" over "ack" and a mere one letter too long:

A nd pleas et ellthe lackeycops
I am first LT Robert Rackstraw

That proves it conclusively for me...
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But these are the same people who interviewed the pilot and the stewardess who spent the most time with the hijacker and both of them when shown a photo of Rackstraw adamantly said he was not the hijacker. I think they have a fixation on Rackstraw and are just pulling things out of their butt at this point.

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There's a piece on the oregonlive website about a new suspect - William J. Smith, who died in January 2018.

Check the DB Cooper sketch and a photo of William J. Smith.

https://www.oregonlive.com/expo/news...per-skyja.html
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