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Your favorite unsolved mystery

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Dick Whitman, Aug 7, 2017.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Actually, they did base an episode on the case, now that I think of it.
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2017
  2. jackfinarelli

    jackfinarelli Well-Known Member

    Has anyone ever proven who put the "Ram" in the "Ram-a-lam-a-ding-dong"? I'd like to shake his hand...
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  3. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Wikipedia isn't the most credible source, of course, but they have a page that links to hundreds of stories of unsolved disappearances going back thousands of years. One could spend several days reading them.
  5. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Might not make sense, but I don't think there's a lot of "unsolved mystery" there. He was caught red-handed when a potential victim ran naked out of his apartment and flagged down the cops.
  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    That one's been solved. It was the Loch Ness Monster.

  7. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

  8. MUTigers

    MUTigers Member

    In my college days, there were two guys on my dorm floor from Skidmore. They absolutely refused to talk about this, and believe me we tried real hard to get them drunk enough to spill the beans to no avail. It really is an odd, odd case.
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  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    One other fun story, possibly apocryphal, was how one time, McElroy was in a bar trying to bully elderly patrons to give him their social security checks. Also in the bar was pro wrestler Harley Race, who,legitimately was one of the toughest in the business. Supposedly, Race got pissed off seeing McElroy bullying the old men, so he went up to him and knocked him off the bar stool. McElroy recognized Race (who was also known for carrying a gun to ward off overzealous fans who thought wrestling was real), knew his reputation, and went away without the seniors' checks.
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  10. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    The Hoffa thing is really weird in that guys like frank sheeran (the irishman) and others made death bed or late life admissions of their role in his death. Has that happened with JFK? I'm not aware bc I don't think it's much of a mystery. Oswald acted alone IMHO.
  11. Wenders

    Wenders Well-Known Member

    Also, the original Unsolved Mysteries with Robert Stack is on Amazon Prime now.

    I'm a true crime junkie, so I have a lot of pet cases.

    Maura Murray (21-year-old girl who told several lies, drove up into New Hampshire and crashed her car. No trace has been found of her since)
    Ghost Blimp (2 guys in the Navy flew an airship around the San Francisco bay. It crashed with no one on board)
    Springfield Three
    Danny Casolero and the Octopus
    Ray Gricar

    One of the most baffling ones was Blair Adams. He was acting erratically in the days leading up to his death, bought a ticket to Germany, tried to drive across the border from Canada to the US, but was denied because they thought he was a drug trafficker. So he exchanged his ticket, got into the US, flew to DC, rented a car, drove to Knoxville, TN and was found dead from a ruptured stomach the next day.

    If you'd like to sleep with the lights on a few nights, read up on the Original Night Stalker (not Richard Ramirez). Creeper raped women and then would call them weeks/years later and leave CREEEEEEEEEEPY voice messages on their answering machines.

    Also, is Andy Kaufman dead?
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  12. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    I know someone named Mel. Can't wait to tell him his hole is missing.
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