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Sigh.TomVoigt wrote:This has been covered so many times you must have selective reading to have missed it.I-Love-You wrote: Has there been ONE piece of evidence showing Richard using the name Gyke? Tom -- you yourself said it was overwhelming obvious that he used Gyke before. Has anybody produced one publication/letter/etc that shows Richard using the spelling GYKE??? Not sure why that question would make people angry. I simply asked if there was any evidence of him using the name.
At the time of the Zodiac letters, Richard Gaikowski was known to shorten his last name to its first syllable, and use multiple spellings to get the Gaik pronunciation. Examples found so far include:
No, I'm not going to post links and pics and hold your hand to find it. Use the search function.
Realistically there's only one other way to spell it, and that's Gyke. No, I haven't found an example of that spelling yet, but even if he's not the Zodiac, whether anyone likes it or not the odds favor him spelling it Gyke at some point, considering he used all of the other spellings.
When Zodiac created the cipher key, he decided GYKE would solve to AUSE. Thus you have the first two syllables of Gaikowski's last name, all because of the cipher KEY he created.
GYKE AUSE KEY
But if you're more impressed by having found "LK," that's nice.
So let me get this on record: When I find an example of Richard going by Gyke, which I eventually will, is that going to miraculously change your opinion about this subject? Because I don't think it will. In fact, I believe your reaction to seeing a Gyke example will be:
"Big deal, it doesn't prove he was the Zodiac."
Of course, I never said it did prove he was the Zodiac.
Anymore posts with "LMAO" will get you banned.
Gaik could be Z. of course, but I think he was using these words to chuckle on his moment of fame. You know, an inside joke. He knew he was a suspect, right?drew wrote: Last year in chat, someone shared this item that was found on a public-records site online. The page also included a map of Richard's neighborhood, so it is clearly connected to him.jakeherman.JPG
I don't believe Gyke was ever identified publicly as a suspect until after his death. The believe the"Goldcatcher" informant popped up after he was dead. Obviously "Goldcatcher" was afraid to come forward while Gyke was alive. He may also believe that Gyke has accomplices so he is afraid of using his real name. I am not sure that Goldcatcher is reliable but Gyke is definitely one of the best suspects. DNA or forensics are going to be the only thing that breaks this case open at this point. If I am wrong on any of these points, please correct the record.v wrote:Gaik could be Z. of course, but I think he was using these words to chuckle on his moment of fame. You know, an inside joke. He knew he was a suspect, right?drew wrote: Last year in chat, someone shared this item that was found on a public-records site online. The page also included a map of Richard's neighborhood, so it is clearly connected to him.jakeherman.JPG