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Chris Phillips
Welcome to JTRForums
We welcome our new members to JTRForums.com
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Moisés Pimenta
Notable New Threads
Threads based on in-house research emanating from Forums members and off-the-boards information which are Case-related & deserve a look.
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Member's Threads Of Interest
Threads which recently have made an impression on individual members
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Pat Marshall
Registration and Assistance
A "How To " by How
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J.W. Sage
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Technical Help (22/204)
Newcomers Forum
Forum for newcomers to the mystery of Jack the Ripper and/or JTRForums.com
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Murray W
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Avatars! (4/31)
The Testing Ground
Nervous about making that first post? Do so here to sharpen those latent posting skills before playing for keeps.
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Last Post: The Graveyard
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Jose Oranto
Upcoming Events In Ripperology
From books to films, individual projects to Conventions...all events in the near future in the world of Ripper research and of interest to the community.
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Edward Stow
Board Announcements
News you can use.
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Rob Clack
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Birthday Notices (411/4,620)
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In Memoriam (33/508)
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General Help Request & Items For Sale Forum
Researchers and the general public place your wants and items you wish to sell or trade here
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Kattrup
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On The Front Burner
News & Events which are of importance to the modern Ripper researcher.
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Chris Phillips
Feedback Forum
Something you'd like to see? Got ideas for site improvements? We're all ears.
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94 1,038
Chris Phillips
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Editorials
Setting the record straight when and where necessary
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John Malcolm
Visitors and Guests Only
A private forum for those of you who Are Curious But Yellow. Visit frequently to see what all you are missing by not being a registered member.
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The Phenomenon of Jack The Ripper
Areas in which Jack The Ripper was an influence...and not limited to the realm of serial murder.
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Last Post: Jack The Columnist
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Howard Brown
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JTR Forums On-Line Encyclopedia
Newspaper articles available on every entry in the seminal A To Z as well as other Case related research topics of interest.
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Howard Brown
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Howard Brown
SPECIAL EVENTS
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Last Post: May 2022
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Lemonjelly
JTRForums Weekly Quiz
No one is more trivial than the Proprietor.
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Last Post: Photo Trivia # 1
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Howard Brown
Quote of the Week
Every so often we run across some Words To Live By or some really profound statement or saying that we feel incumbent to share.
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Last Post: Life Of The Party
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Howard Brown
Photographs
...and not necessarily from Hell.... Forum for individuals to share their photos which are non-Case related.
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Mark Huggins
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DISCUSSION: Ripper-related ONLY
Critics Corner + Opinion Central
Book and articles reviewed...Theories analyzed....You know what they say about opinions...they're like Ripperological viewpoints....everyone has one.
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Last Post: Q & A - Pat Bennet
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Gary Barnett
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Points To Ponder (188/5,455)
A Blast From The Past
Threads or posts presented on JTRForums over this past decade worth a second look
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Last Post: The Agony Column
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Gary Barnett
The Pros & The Cons
Forum for presenting arguments for or against suspects...witness statements...whether or not one or more murder victims were Ripper victims...and a whole lot more.
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Last Post: Jack the local.
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Gary Barnett
Five Questions Forum
JTR Forums's Q & A with a variety of members of the Ripper community and beyond...from authorities to newcomers.
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142 1,287
The Community's Collective Wisdom
"Scotland Yard was really no wiser on the subject than it was 15 years ago.."-F.G.Abberline,1903. The question is...are we ?
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75 4,949
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Research-2012 (1/14)
General Jack T. Ripper
Assorted and miscellaneous discussion of History's Most Infamous Serial Killer that does not lend itself well to one of the other discussion forums.
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923 5,720
Gary Barnett
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Ripper Scares (12/22)
Ripper Kitsch (86/207)
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Annie Chapman (38/726)
Elizabeth Stride (73/2,151)
Catherine Eddowes (100/3,889)
Mary Kelly (339/9,166)
Emma Smith (12/176)
Carrie Brown (21/975)
Rose Mylett (22/104)
Ada Wilson (4/134)
Victim Forensics (10/211)
The Torsos
Bodies and body parts found in the Thames River as well as in other locations prior to, during, and after the more celebrated Whitechapel Murders
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Motives and Reasons
Contained herein are 32 motives and reasons why JTR may have committed the Whitechapel Murders. If you disagree, there's room for 33.
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198 2,281
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6. Revenge (4/14)
7. Occult (29/160)
10. Evil (4/14)
18. Profit (8/39)
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32. Unknown (0/0)
33. Other (31/529)
Persons Of Interest or Actual Suspects
To date, over one hundred have been proposed...many are considered...but only one [ or was it two? ] was Jack The Ripper.
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Markus Aurelius Franzoi
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Contemporary Theories (246/1,393)
George Chapman (64/518)
The Lodger(s) (9/136)
James Kelly (11/117)
Walter Sickert (98/1,201)
Leather Apron (35/594)
David Cohen (7/518)
Thomas Cutbush (61/1,029)
William Bury (34/142)
Jacob Levy (4/229)
Hendrik De Jong (11/159)
James Maybrick (285/5,500)
Michael Maybrick (17/653)
D'Onston Stephenson (339/3,661)
Michael Ostrog (10/106)
M.J. Druitt (106/3,887)
Joseph Barnett (19/280)
Aaron Kosminski (78/3,960)
Frederick Deeming (144/669)
Dr. Neill Cream (47/90)
Joe Bloggs (6/15)
Leather Apron
Leather Apron The character whose proverbial balloon was popped by the arrival of Jack The Ripper....this is his Forum
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Howard Brown
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Howard Brown
The Witnesses + Evidence
Inquest testimonies and how they have influenced Ripperology...from Albert Cadosch to a cry of "Oh,Murder !"....from the Goulston Street Graffito to those letters from Hell.
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Last Post: Stephen Maywood
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Gary Barnett
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Matthew Packer (2/163)
The Sightings (1/60)
The Clues Forum
Forum for presenting what the police felt was evidence and for what we today consider possible clues in the Whitechapel Murders
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The Crime Scenes
Lacking any forensic sciences as a tool,we're as well off as the contemporary detective was . That won't deter us,as we continue to investigate those scenes of madness....or calculated acts...
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Rob Clack
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Maps & Charts
Area of JTRForums for maps of the East End and other relevant areas. Charts and graphs will be found here as well
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Last Post: Limehouse
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Chris Phillips
Caricatures & Illustrations
Caricatures and illustrations found in the pages of the contemporary newspapers, books, and magazines related to the Case and the East End.
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Kattrup
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The Medical Men : Inquest & Doctor Reports
Forum for discussion of the coroner's reports and inquest reports for the various victims of the Whitechapel Murders, including the observations and autopsy reports by the attending physicians
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Last Post: Dr Bond versus
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Kattrup
by Kattrup
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The Inquests (18/93)
Dr. Thomas Bond (17/155)
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Victorian Age's Finest
Forum for discussing the police and authorities in London and other police departments world wide, circa 1888.
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Sir Robert Anderson (94/2,766)
John Littlechild (10/453)
Donald Swanson (25/1,040)
Thomas Roots (3/39)
Edmund Reid (10/284)
In The Old Bailey
Trials involving a variety of people engaged in criminal activity and/or those representing the Crown...primarily focusing on those whose names we find in Ripper research but not exclusively.
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Howard Brown
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Other Ripper Notables
Assorted and Sundry Supporting Players in the Cast of 1000s.
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Forbes Winslow (88/395)
George Lusk (2/31)
W.T. Stead (16/45)
Albert Bachert (55/367)
Aleister Crowley (13/100)
George R. Sims (37/424)
Jack London (6/22)
Politicians & Clergy During The Whitechapel Murders
From Whitehall to Whitechapel....the contemporary politicians during the reign of The Ripper., as well as the views of religious representatives.
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Howard Brown
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Letters From Hell or Thereabouts
Forum for discussing the many 'Ripper Letters'.
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Gary Barnett
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Dear Boss (13/278)
From Hell (9/201)
The Official Files
Forum established by Stewart P. Evans in 2010 which focuses on Scotland Yard's contemporary files.
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Last Post: The Official Files
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Howard Brown
The Law In The LVP
Laws and their application during the period preceding and subsequent to the year 1888...in London, throughout the Empire, and across the World.
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Undercovered & Overlooked
Forums for presenting areas of case study which, as the title suggests, are in need of the once over, perhaps even twice...from A to Z.
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Last Post: Lizzie Allbrook
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Anna Morris
Conundrums and Anomalies
Mysteries within The Great Victorian Mystery that still puzzle and remain controversial to this day.
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Last Post: Census Question
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R. J. Palmer
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JTR Forums YouTube
Programs put together by Forums members
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JTR Forums Facebook
Links to sites and material originally posted on our Facebook site.
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Ripperology
Ripperology is a jewel with many facets, and ripperologists are a varied breed indeed. Some find pleasure, others pain. Some are serious students of the case, others are mere dilettantes. Forum for matters pertaining to the hobby/blood sport/religion.
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Howard Brown
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Jack The Ripper : The Definitive Story
Produced & Directed by Jeff Leahy and written by Paul Begg & John Bennett. The making of the first documentary ever written and produced by Ripperologists.
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Jeff Leahy
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Last Post: World Archives
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Howard Brown
Magazine Articles : A Retrospection
Forum for discussing written articles in the various magazines from days gone by.
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Ripper & Other Crime Media Forum
A repository for media related to the Whitechapel Murders, East End/LVP related items and Other Crimes since the 19th Century. The world's largest collection of Ripper and Crime related links.
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2,654 37,312
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Ripper Magazines (333/4,097)
Ripper Films (261/1,048)
Ripper Television (203/3,199)
Ripper Tours (134/473)
Ripper Video (142/729)
Ripper Radio (56/202)
Ripper Audio (270/1,676)
Ripper Blogs (195/1,120)
Ripper 3D Forum (18/106)
Ripper Comics (38/197)
Ripper Games (62/113)
Ripper Poetry (8/15)
Ripper Websites (21/85)
Ripper Apps (1/1)
Ripper Books
Fact, fiction, and the occasional 'faction' book
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Ripper Reviews
Forum for Forums members ( and Guests ) to provide reviews on material relative to the Case, in any medium and in any format. Created on June 4, 2015.
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Last Post: Theater Reviews
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Michael Banks
The Complete A to Z ( 2010 )
The revised edition of the seminal work compiled by Paul Begg,Martin Fido, and Keith Skinner.
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The Newspapers
The world's largest Ripper newspaper trove updated on a regular basis
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Last Post: Forlorn Hope
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Howard Brown
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The Reporters (95/243)
International Jack The Ripper Forum
The world's largest collection of foreign ( to English) language Ripper related videos and other materials.
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Howard Brown
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Ripper Polls!!
Ripperologists love to vote...at least in these kind of polls...
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145 2,843
Karsten Giese
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Jack (28/555)
Victims (20/473)
Suspects (9/315)
Places (5/94)
Evidence (12/177)
Things (6/329)
Authorities (5/51)
Methodology (8/101)
Ripperology (8/139)
Ripper Media (4/34)
JTRForums.com (10/203)
Miscellany (9/231)
Ripper Trivia
Just when you think you know it all, you find that you really don't.
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54 1,086
Howard Brown
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Last Post: 1921 census
445 1,190
Gary Barnett
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DISCUSSION: Ripper-relevant True Crime
Crimes Of The Year
Murders and other crimes, some well-known, others under-publicized, which occurred in years beginning in 1887 onwards
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Last Post: In 1891
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Howard Brown
Other Victims
Victims of crimes , worldwide, which are similar in execution to those crimes committed in Whitechapel between 1888 and 1895
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Last Post: JtR in Montana
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Howard Brown
Other Serial Killers
There are many other serial killers throughout history that should interest Ripperologists. Herein are the most infamous and mysterious.
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1,009 5,308
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H.H. Holmes (46/218)
Contemporary Murder & Post-Mortem Mutilation Cases
Woman murder from the 1880's onward in which mutilation was performed, post-mortem.
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81 287
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Other Crimes, Criminals, Murderers, & Murders
Forum dedicated to assorted felons and merchants of death of interest to Ripperologists
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2,104 7,986
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Mango Books
Important independent & historian friendly publishers founded by Adam Wood
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52 853
True Crime URL's
URL's that link to sites concerning other crimes and serial killers that should be of interest to Ripperologists.
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Last Post: Princess Fahmy
236 1,005
D.J.Adams
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35 374
Gary Barnett
The Forensics Forum
Forum for discussion of the forensic sciences as they may apply to the Whitechapel Murders.
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500 2,801
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DISCUSSION: British and Victorian
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131 845
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54 173
European Crime
Ripper & crime related material from Europe
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Last Post: Warsaw 1888
121 303
Howard Brown
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532 2,203
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Asian & African Crime
Crimes occurring in the Far East, Africa, and India of interest to Ripperologists
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18 20
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2,584 13,618
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Asylums (55/508)
1888 (912/2,884)
Victorian Blogs (12/39)
LVP Miscellaneous (159/579)
Sherlock Holmes (52/308)
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DISCUSSION: Miscellaneous
The Odditorium
Whatever doesn't fit well anywhere else can be placed in here.
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875 6,114
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Food and Wine (254/2,242)
Top Tens (3/4)
The Forteana Forum
Forum for material such as would be found in Fortean Times - mysterious disappearances, cryptozoology, paranormal, and so forth
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542 2,744
Chris Phillips
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Cryptozoology (65/313)
Paranormal (50/230)
UFO's (43/204)
Places (31/117)
Human Oddities (62/166)
Miscellaneous (58/441)
Into Thin Air (11/40)
Urban Legends (10/14)
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1,165 5,462
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Book Reviews (198/860)
Crime Blogs (4/7)
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327 10,739
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Old Archives (305/10,655)

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