Jack The Ripper (Compendium Thread)

What do you think is the most likely ?

  • The Ripper was a Freemason?

    Votes: 4 10.3%
  • The Ripper had medical knowledge?

    Votes: 4 10.3%
  • It was Maybrick?

    Votes: 2 5.1%
  • The Ripper was 'of the same class' as his victims?

    Votes: 7 17.9%
  • The Ripper was foreign?

    Votes: 2 5.1%
  • It was Druitt?

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • None of the suspects yet put forward?

    Votes: 10 25.6%
  • It was a woman?

    Votes: 1 2.6%
  • Another?

    Votes: 9 23.1%

  • Total voters
    39

Dick Turpin

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I prefer looking at the places, history and mythology than all the creepy corpse pics, and the details of the actual crimes.

I'm a wuss.
100% agree newt. That makes me a wuss as well then.

Perhaps a new thread should be created for something like this to keep this thread on topic.

I love walking around taking pics of fortean related old parts of the world, not just London but other towns and villages, wherever my travels take me.

Every day on my way to work, I walk past the Exchange buildings where three policemen were murdered during the “Houndsditch outrage” of 1910 - places where notorious history has taken place has always intrigued me.

Exchange Buildings in 1910
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Exchange Buildings today
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Yes! There should be a thread for The psychogeography of Jack the Ripper's London!!!

I was looking on google today. Seems like the Bucks Row site has been totally obliterated.

But I did find this, which is so spooky and sad.

imgur.com/gallery/0WR2njW

Grrr... I can't get the link to work properly, but it is worth looking at, honest!
 
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Mythopoeika

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Yes! There should be a thread for The psychogeography of Jack the Ripper's London!!!

I was looking on google today. Seems like the Bucks Row site has been totally obliterated.

But I did find this, which is so spooky and sad.

That pic doesn't display...
 

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I used to wonder if the Ripper was killing/harvesting organs to order? And then I thought maybe he was looking for a foetus, hence abdominal wounds, missing uterus etc.

Or was he a hired assassin, making sure no heir to the throne could grow inside a woman of the night?
 

titch

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A handbag got stolen from one member that night (no longer posting, not due to said theft).

At another London meet we discovered the 'Spankorama' in Soho (but made our excuses and left).

There was an unfortunate outbreak of faux Irish dancing in a dog rough Irish gay pub that almost got another member of this forum killed at another meet in Brighton.

The meet you're thinking of was just a couple of folks from here met up with another person who used to post here and said person turned out to be not quite as good company as we'd hoped for and to cut a long story short we barely escaped with our lives.
*note to self* NEVER go anywhere with members of this forum. i will end up skinned and buggered.
 

titch

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I am currently re-reading "the five" by Hallie Rubenhold, fascinating but heartbreaking, it had a mediocre review in the magazine but I would highly recommend it.
 
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