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Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention Yesterday, 02:58 AM
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Posted By Chris G.
Hi all Lee Johnson, the sales...

Hi all

Lee Johnson, the sales representative for the Lord Baltimore Hotel approached me some months ago, having heard that RipperCon would be held in Baltimore in April, to suggest that they...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 21st, 2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Portcullis under Elizabeth II but thrift under...

Portcullis under Elizabeth II but thrift under George VI on the reverse of the threepenny bit. :rofl:
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 21st, 2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
YES. Send me your address by pm and I will get...

YES. Send me your address by pm and I will get the book off to you.

The comic novel is indeed I'm All Right Jack by Alan Hackney, published in the UK in 1958 and made into a successful film...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 21st, 2017, 03:53 AM
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Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Sorry, no, Dusty. BUT.... you might be on to...

Sorry, no, Dusty. BUT.... you might be on to something with Peter Sellers.
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 21st, 2017, 01:38 AM
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Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Dusty Sorry, Dusty, old mate. You are...

Hi Dusty

Sorry, Dusty, old mate. You are way off with both guesses. I can tell you that "The Ruling Class" is way too late. First of all, why don't you work out when the 70th anniversary of the...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 21st, 2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By Chris G.
BIG NEWS. About the RipperCon 2018 Convention...

BIG NEWS. About the RipperCon 2018 Convention Hotel!

As previously announced, the talks for RipperCon 2018 will be held in the historic main building of the Maryland Institute of Art. When I...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 20th, 2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
More trivia -- and this time it's a double...

More trivia -- and this time it's a double whammy! Somebody could walk away with a one, maybe two nice prizes. Good luck! :hat:

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Forum: Ripper Blogs October 20th, 2017, 07:24 AM
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Views: 7,351
Posted By Chris G.
Thanks, Howard, for keeping up to date on the...

Thanks, Howard, for keeping up to date on the latest posts on Drew Gray's excellent Police Magistrate Blog.
Forum: Ripper Musicals & Plays October 19th, 2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By Chris G.
A better answer than Adrian Wright's answer, Owl...

A better answer than Adrian Wright's answer, Owl Catcher. Old Adrian must have been hard up for something to write about. Needless to say, there have been a plethora of topics for musicals that...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 19th, 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement! ...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!


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We are pleased to announce that JANIS WILSON will be speaking at RipperCon in Baltimore...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 17th, 2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
So I hear. Thanks, Gary. Possibly Ben Pimlico's...

So I hear. Thanks, Gary. Possibly Ben Pimlico's famous nut brown ale was sold in Dublin too. http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3644/3480298192_6f765722b4_o.gif

Slainte!

Chris ...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 17th, 2017, 05:35 PM
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Views: 3,181
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement! ...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!

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CHRIS JONES—“The Maybricks of Liverpool: More George & Ringo than Lennon &...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 17th, 2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
I have a postscript to the above information on...

I have a postscript to the above information on the placename Pimlico. In 1598, in a published tract "Newes from Hogston [Hoxton]"...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 17th, 2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Glad you like the postcards, Gary. Interesting...

Glad you like the postcards, Gary. Interesting observation about the card sent from Norfolk. I was wondering if you might know the locale?

Cheers

Chris
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 14th, 2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
The correct answer was provided by Steadmund...

The correct answer was provided by Steadmund Brand, who correctly guessed that the answer is Pimlico, which is the area of Baltimore where the racetrack is located where the famous "Preakness Stakes"...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 14th, 2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
I still need an answer to this question, so here...

I still need an answer to this question, so here is another clue for you all --

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And it is not police,...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 14th, 2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
I always liked the perky little robin on the...

I always liked the perky little robin on the farthing.:happy:


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In 1962, I won a prize from Trustee Savings Bank (TSB) in...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 10th, 2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By Chris G.
RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement! ...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!



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JACKIE MURPHY—“Jack the Ripper’s London”—Saturday morning speaker and RipperCon M/C
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Forum: The American Way October 10th, 2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 925
Posted By Chris G.
I would agree that the Glorious Revolution, as...

I would agree that the Glorious Revolution, as filled with Glory as it may have been, was not really a revolution, but I just thought that the replacement of the monarchy with a different type of...
Forum: The American Way October 10th, 2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 925
Posted By Chris G.
Hi Robert Wasn't the English Civil War...

Hi Robert

Wasn't the English Civil War ending with the deposing of the monarchy and the execution of Charles I in 1649 a revolution?

Cheers

Chris
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 10th, 2017, 09:36 AM
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Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Doesn't sound quite the same though, does it? ...

Doesn't sound quite the same though, does it? :rolleyes:

Caz, prize will be on its way to Sidmouth this afternoon... and something going to Mr Flynn in Wales in the same post.

Cheers

Chris ...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 10th, 2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Note new trivia contest above.... a difficult...

Note new trivia contest above.... a difficult one. And Caroline Morris needs to send me her address to collect her prize. Nudge nudge. ...
Forum: April 2018 U.S. Convention October 10th, 2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,634
Posted By Chris G.
Hello everyone Latest trivia question: ...

Hello everyone

Latest trivia question:

What connects Baltimore with Buckingham Palace? Note that I am not thinking of the future Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Warfield, whose mum kept a boarding...
Forum: The American Way October 9th, 2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 925
Posted By Chris G.
Hello Robert Not sure about this assessment...

Hello Robert

Not sure about this assessment of yours, Robert, with due respect.

Aren't the British famously eccentric?

And what happened to the old adage "An Englishman's Home Is His...
Forum: Ripper Musicals & Plays October 9th, 2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By Chris G.
Commissioner Warren -- "a totally inept...

Commissioner Warren -- "a totally inept Lord"?This not only betrays a misunderstanding of the British system of knighthoods and earldoms but also a lack of appreciation for the nature of Sir Charles...
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