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Forum: The Community's Collective Wisdom May 28th, 2017, 03:39 PM
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Posted By San Fran
Howard can tell you what the "Hoax" with Roslyn...

Howard can tell you what the "Hoax" with Roslyn D'Onston is. It's his candidacy.

In the end, I did debunk the Arthur Sullivan paternity by finding Liverpool Mary Jane Kelly's son was born in...
Forum: The Testing Ground May 24th, 2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,153
Posted By San Fran
Hi Danni, I've been interested in the idea...

Hi Danni,

I've been interested in the idea of two killers competing ever since I saw "Kiss the Girls". I do recall there was a real situation where that happened and it might have been the...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery April 28th, 2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
Yes, Simon, I'm totally in agreement with...

Yes, Simon,
I'm totally in agreement with renouncing everything you "know" and starting over.

I'm sure you're going to say we don't "know" it's an extraordinary series of crimes (which to me...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery April 27th, 2017, 10:46 PM
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Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
Hi Ralph, why ask for facts when you can ask...

Hi Ralph,

why ask for facts when you can ask for fair presumptions and have something to work with.

We know for a fact about Jack the Ripper that it's a fact you need to work with something.....
Forum: The Forensics Forum April 17th, 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,886
Posted By San Fran
Howard's Family Tree is going to be upside-down...

Howard's Family Tree is going to be upside-down with him at the top.
Forum: The Forensics Forum April 16th, 2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,886
Posted By San Fran
Funny thing is Howard predicted he'd be one third...

Funny thing is Howard predicted he'd be one third British!

His Eastern European predictions also added up to a third. How do you possibly know you're a third this or that? A quarter I understand...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery April 14th, 2017, 02:56 AM
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Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
According to the Telegraph, he was addicted to a...

According to the Telegraph, he was addicted to a morphine-like opiode, Pethidine, Pat. He was forced to resign and sent to a drug rehab.
...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery April 13th, 2017, 08:29 PM
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Posted By San Fran
Pretty predictable motives are available for...

Pretty predictable motives are available for Shipman, involving a significant female in this case the mother.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2001/jan/06/shipman.health5
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery April 13th, 2017, 03:34 PM
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Posted By San Fran
Harold Shipman's victims had to be old because he...

Harold Shipman's victims had to be old because he had to make it look like it they died of old age. Not exactly mindless. Probably not motiveless either.

Help I'm being choked by the rule book!...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery April 12th, 2017, 10:13 PM
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Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
Assuming for the sake of argument that "what do...

Assuming for the sake of argument that "what do we know" means "what can we know with a degree of confidence more or less with a margin for error":
If we can't know or don't know anything, why does...
Forum: Weekly Caption Contest April 12th, 2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,437
Posted By San Fran
Howard found out he's part Spanish on Ancestry...

Howard found out he's part Spanish on Ancestry and he's milking that one percent for all it's worth!!!
Forum: The Forensics Forum April 3rd, 2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,886
Posted By San Fran
My money was on a Celtic priest. Maybe a DNA...

My money was on a Celtic priest. Maybe a DNA admixture.

Now I think it might be a soldier from "The Flight of the Wild Geese" in 1691. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_of_the_Wild_Geese
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 28th, 2017, 06:01 PM
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Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
Nope, my example (Earle Nelson) proved we can't...

Nope, my example (Earle Nelson) proved we can't always tell if the old lady in this case is the mother or the "ol' lady" who is definitely an old lady.
Forum: Ripper & Other Crime Media Forum March 24th, 2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,219
Posted By San Fran
Dear A Shor, Wow! What a comprehensive list. ...

Dear A Shor,
Wow! What a comprehensive list.

The only obscure Jack the Ripper/JtR suspect in fiction I can think of is:

David ? The Store, Michael Pearson, 1980.
...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 23rd, 2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 783
Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
We know the ages of the first four canonically....

We know the ages of the first four canonically. We know they are over 40 and above average in age. The law of averages says that could be significant.

Even if they were casual and used the pubs,...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 22nd, 2017, 07:46 PM
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Posted By San Fran
Anna, do you not think the girls worked certain...

Anna, do you not think the girls worked certain areas over and over. Mary Kelly had her spot that was well known and defended it. She was picked up near her home or at one of her pubs. Eddowes was...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 22nd, 2017, 12:29 PM
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Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
My candidate for MJK would have been 34 not 25....

My candidate for MJK would have been 34 not 25. So of average age, not that much younger. But I agree she could pass for 25.

Obviously I can't speak to the average age of those outside versus...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 21st, 2017, 09:05 PM
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Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
That's why charwomen were included in the...

That's why charwomen were included in the estimation. If they weren't, the estimation would be considerably younger.

The estimates were made from the canonical and possible Ripper victims with...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 21st, 2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
Here is the Casebook thread on the average age of...

Here is the Casebook thread on the average age of prostitutes in Whitechapel.

http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=3257

FrankO averages his sample, which includes Mary at 25 which is not...
Forum: Mysteries Within The Mystery March 21st, 2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 19,209
Posted By San Fran
They are also bad at estimating ages when they're...

They are also bad at estimating ages when they're in the dark, I'm sure.

The known age of the known victims, likely underestimation of age in darkness, and no sexual acts suggests an older perp....
Forum: The Community's Collective Wisdom March 15th, 2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,161
Posted By San Fran
Leonardo, if you like debunking and Ripperology,...

Leonardo, if you like debunking and Ripperology, you'll love this thread from Hoax Museum. I don't think anyone even knows what they're debunking or who's side anyone is on or what anyone is talking...
Forum: The Forensics Forum March 8th, 2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,886
Posted By San Fran
I've corrected the numbers. Saints and begorrah...

I've corrected the numbers. Saints and begorrah I'm even more Irish.

I know it's on my father's side because my first cousin is on there and he's Irish too.
Forum: The Forensics Forum March 8th, 2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,886
Posted By San Fran
I'm bragging that I was right. Not that I have...

I'm bragging that I was right. Not that I have Pennsylvanians in my tree. Those are spliced hybrids.

P.S. Here's another famous case solved by genetics. Zana, the Russian bigfoot, was a...
Forum: The Forteana Forum March 7th, 2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By San Fran
I watched the season's wrap up, The Curse of Oak...

I watched the season's wrap up, The Curse of Oak Island Digging Deeper.

The Sack of Havana Theory does feature prominently. I think it's risen to the top of the list of top theories.

Here is...
Forum: The Forensics Forum March 5th, 2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,886
Posted By San Fran
I'm guessing it was either a soldier or a priest....

I'm guessing it was either a soldier or a priest.

Or else the stories of Mary Jane Kelly and Sir Arthur Sullivan, descended from old Italian family the Righys, are true and I'm Mary's real long...
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