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Forum: The Torsos October 27th, 2017, 12:25 PM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
How too reply. He didn't need to remove the...

How too reply.

He didn't need to remove the flap, therefore we either default to its a ritual thing as per Christer or it shows lack of experience.

No evidence to either support more than hand...
Forum: The Torsos October 27th, 2017, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
And if getting the innards is the aim, there is...

And if getting the innards is the aim, there is no NEED to remove flaps, cutting and retracting is enough.
I am coming to the conclusion that the Torsos were by more than one person, that's not...
Forum: The Torsos October 27th, 2017, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
Not sure what you don't buy ? I gave 3 possible...

Not sure what you don't buy ?
I gave 3 possible options, including cutting away. And I said it could be any or none, so a little confused.

The similarity is based entirely on the term flap,...
Forum: The Torsos October 26th, 2017, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
But he doesn't need to remove the flaps to...

But he doesn't need to remove the flaps to achieve that Abby, the final cut to remove them from the body really gives little extra space.

I can see several possible reasons:

1.Ritual, Christer...
Forum: The Torsos October 26th, 2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By Steve Blomer
There is nothing specific I can see which gives...

There is nothing specific I can see which gives an indication of the order of cutting.
However I would from my own experience, not with humans I should say, however the basics remain unchanged, that...
Forum: The Torsos October 26th, 2017, 07:21 AM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
It's in the sources, how can one argue against it...

It's in the sources, how can one argue against it without other contrary sources?


Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 26th, 2017, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
I always prefer to use information from the...

I always prefer to use information from the relevant sources, like you.


Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 25th, 2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,615
Posted By Steve Blomer
Debs Those 3 posts are very telling to me,...

Debs

Those 3 posts are very telling to me, with have an eyewitness, medically trained who says there are major differences in skill and technique.
To counter this we need serious observations or...
Forum: The Torsos October 23rd, 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Never! ;) Steve

Never!

;)

Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 23rd, 2017, 08:45 AM
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Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Yes I fully agree we need to base the debate on...

Yes I fully agree we need to base the debate on the facts , and you have done as much as anyone to allow that.

It's simply do we see the term "flap" as being distinctive enough to allow true...
Forum: The Torsos October 23rd, 2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
I certainly feel that more than one individual is...

I certainly feel that more than one individual is involved in the cases, however the more I read the more questions I have over Pinchin Street and IF it is by the same hand/hands.

The on going...
Forum: The Torsos October 22nd, 2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 196
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Posted By Steve Blomer
Could well be. The offices in Islington may...

Could well be. The offices in Islington may explain the canal, but I am still intrigued by the possible canal use.


Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 22nd, 2017, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Steve Blomer
It gets more and more interesting. Most of...

It gets more and more interesting.

Most of the materials apart from the facing to Whitehall comes by boat, the Thames and it's canal system just looks so possible in the distribution.
Who by is...
Forum: The Torsos October 22nd, 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
So that's 3 of the Torsos on dry land, is the...

So that's 3 of the Torsos on dry land, is the only one that's not the first?

Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 22nd, 2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Hi Gary, Could be, I assume the lock keeper...

Hi Gary,

Could be, I assume the lock keeper was making an assessment based on the direction of travel both before the discovery and in general. We would need to look at the gradient on the canal...
Forum: The Torsos October 22nd, 2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Yes that seems to indicate a possible connection...

Yes that seems to indicate a possible connection to both the canal system and the contractor.
All the land based sites are within close proximity of the River, indeed Whitehall backs directly onto...
Forum: The Torsos October 19th, 2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Very sorry but you are the one challenging what...

Very sorry but you are the one challenging what the primary sources say, the burden is on yourself if you are going to do that.
Any Theory needs to be supported by some sort of evidence/source, it...
Forum: The Torsos October 19th, 2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Hi If you believe strips were hanging please...

Hi

If you believe strips were hanging please point to the primary sources which support this?


Cheers

Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 18th, 2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Jerry So the lock keeper at the regents...

Jerry

So the lock keeper at the regents canal find suspected it came from the Paddington basin. That takes me in a whole new direction.

That being a connection to moving goods by canal.
The...
Forum: The Torsos October 17th, 2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Jerry We must not forget that at this stage...

Jerry

We must not forget that at this stage canals were still heavily used for the transportation of heavy goods. The regents canal was connected to both the Thames and the Grand Union canal and...
Forum: The Torsos October 16th, 2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
An interesting observation Jerry. The...

An interesting observation Jerry.
The contractors John Grover and sons were based in Islington, very close to the Reagent's canal.




Steve
Forum: The Torsos October 13th, 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Very thought provoking thread. The Route...

Very thought provoking thread.

The Route in particular looks very suggestive.

So we now need a motive I guess.

Time for further research, I would have a go myself but am snowed under with...
Forum: The Torsos October 13th, 2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,705
Posted By Steve Blomer
Sorry late to the party so to speak Jerry. ...

Sorry late to the party so to speak Jerry.

Very interesting opening to the thread.

Steve
Forum: Birthday Notices September 11th, 2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Steve Blomer
Happy birthday Mark. Steve

Happy birthday Mark.

Steve
Forum: General Help Request & Items For Sale Forum August 11th, 2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,055
Posted By Steve Blomer
Hi Michael, Agree with all that has been...

Hi Michael,

Agree with all that has been said.
Of interest my research on witness statements is based entirely on the newspaper records here and on casebook and the Ultimate source book by Evans...
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