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by Doomo
April 24th, 2017, 4:34 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Carlyle's Law
Replies: 6
Views: 229

Re: Carlyle's Law

Pete McCabe wrote:You should watch a good mentalist. All their tricks are extremely direct.

I have watched many mentalists and DIRECT is not a word I would use to describe them.
by Doomo
April 15th, 2017, 11:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Card-Shark Warehouse Fire
Replies: 31
Views: 2772

Re: Card-Shark Warehouse Fire

ok... I have been down this road before. It does no good to state what happened. People will jump all over anyone who says a bad thing about any major player. This is how Hank Lee operated for so long. Those of us who have had the boots taken to us for voicing complaints eventually learn to shut up...
by Doomo
April 14th, 2017, 9:42 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Shell for Johnson Products "Chinese Coins"?
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: Shell for Johnson Products "Chinese Coins"?

Thanks, Alfred. I'm familiar with Mr. Lassen (and own a few of his pieces), but have never handled his "Chinese" set. I was wondering if they were really better than some of the other sets around. He's really busy and it can sometimes be quite a bit of a wait to receive items since they a...
by Doomo
April 10th, 2017, 2:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Card-Shark Warehouse Fire
Replies: 31
Views: 2772

Re: Card-Shark Warehouse Fire

Yup.
by Doomo
April 7th, 2017, 11:54 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: An Old Favorite and the March of Time
Replies: 12
Views: 585

Re: An Old Favorite and the March of Time

Oddly enough I had a similar situation with one of my favorite effects! It was marked coin in a see through lighter. The lighter was no longer made and the effect was so strong. But some perseverance led to a solution to the problem.
by Doomo
April 3rd, 2017, 12:09 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: "Bang On" ideas?
Replies: 7
Views: 463

Re: "Bang On" ideas?

I have it. But I think I have found my own version using my index to be superior for my own needs.
by Doomo
March 23rd, 2017, 10:17 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay estate auction of BOOKS.
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: Ebay estate auction of BOOKS.

Thought I would mention. Still MORE stuff being added tonight...
by Doomo
March 21st, 2017, 10:31 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Ebay estate auction of BOOKS.
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Ebay estate auction of BOOKS.

I have NO financial interest in this. But I purchased a bunch from the first lot. The SECOND lot went up this morning. Everything from FULVES material to Card Cavalcade set to... Well just go look.http://www.ebay.com/sch/riverbendmagic/ ... =12&_rdc=1

Tony
by Doomo
March 8th, 2017, 10:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Himber Wallet Recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 1154

Re: Himber Wallet Recommendation

There are better switch wallets than those that are mentioned here.Magic for the most part has not progressed much beyond the basic strap style Humber and the zip fold and Shogun.
by Doomo
February 28th, 2017, 10:16 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Topit advise
Replies: 9
Views: 1142

Re: Topit advise

Well technically it is not a topic. It is a pendulum.
by Doomo
August 16th, 2016, 11:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Our FIRST Ad! Let us know watcha think!
Replies: 4
Views: 1520

Our FIRST Ad! Let us know watcha think!

Like the header says. We just put our FIRST AD in Genii. It is for our index. Yeah... I know most of you could not give a crap about indexes. But this one is very special. Take a look at the ad we actually would value your feedback!

Tony and Rose
by Doomo
August 7th, 2016, 1:46 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Think of a card
Replies: 11
Views: 5869

Re: Think of a card

I love to do this. but needless to say, I use a wallet. I place the wallet on a spectators upturned palm. I have someone simply name a card. Then I flip the wallet open and inside is the freely named card. My fave bit of walkaround as it resets almost instantly. If ya see me at a convention ask and ...
by Doomo
January 22nd, 2016, 2:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Framework by Tom Frame
Replies: 3
Views: 959

Re: Framework by Tom Frame

I was just trying to explain why I ran late with the review. But the book is well worth the time it takes to go through.
by Doomo
January 22nd, 2016, 1:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Framework by Tom Frame
Replies: 3
Views: 959

Framework by Tom Frame

Hello Kids! I was supposed to give a review of this book by Mr. Frame a while ago. Weird story that... I had had the book for 3 days. I was going to a favorite local watering hole to try some of the material from the book on the unsuspecting denizens. It all went very well. Spinner of Doom was parti...
by Doomo
December 16th, 2015, 2:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Steve Bryant hits 20 years!
Replies: 10
Views: 2274

Re: Steve Bryant hits 20 years!

I never hear folx talk about what a good performer Steve is. But Rose and I can attest with NO [censored] that Steve scared the HELL out of a ROOMFULL of experienced performers one night at one of our parties!. He is wicked good!

Rose says Hi Steve!
by Doomo
December 14th, 2015, 3:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!
Replies: 100
Views: 14932

Re: If You've Received Tenyoism Please Post Here!

Got it this morning Richard. But of course you will have to sign it at the Fest.
by Doomo
November 26th, 2015, 1:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving from The Genii Family
Replies: 15
Views: 1931

Re: Happy Thanksgiving from The Genii Family

Oh yummy! We did 2 turkeys! One for a friend! And they ARE DELICIOUS!....
by Doomo
November 6th, 2015, 2:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Martin Gardner's Impromptu PRINTED
Replies: 72
Views: 15484

Re: Martin Gardner's Impromptu PRINTED

Got mine today. It is lookin pretty good. Want to do a side by side with the original.
by Doomo
November 3rd, 2015, 8:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penguin Live Lecture November 8
Replies: 8
Views: 1963

Re: Penguin Live Lecture November 8

We will see yaz there Tom! This better be good.!
by Doomo
October 6th, 2015, 5:33 pm
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Genii Convention
Replies: 51
Views: 14897

Re: Genii Convention

Hi kids. I was there. And I actually remember it! Of course I can only give it to ya from a dealers perspective. Which to say the least is a bit slanted. Loved the hotel! But as we ALWAYS rent a car, we were not trapped there and there is lots of good places to eat within 3 minutes of the place. As ...
by Doomo
July 15th, 2015, 10:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Coin in Vue Lighter
Replies: 8
Views: 2318

Re: Coin in Vue Lighter

It's nice to know that someone has a lot of free time on his hands! Oh Richard I am a prisoner of my obsessions. That is how I keep making new shtuff. When I want something it is usually not something that is easily accessible. Or flat out doesn't even exist in many cases. I currently have over 20 ...
by Doomo
July 15th, 2015, 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Coin in Vue Lighter
Replies: 8
Views: 2318

Re: Coin in Vue Lighter

When searching on Ebay, be aware that they are Vu lighters, not Vue lighters. Here's a link As you can see, these lighters came with an interesting assortment of items inside. Tom Gagnon suggests that you buy one that contains the little fishhook, as it can be easily removed with a pair of needle n...
by Doomo
July 14th, 2015, 8:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Coin in Vue Lighter
Replies: 8
Views: 2318

Coin in Vue Lighter

Does anyone here remember the old Bob Chesbro effect. Signed coin in a Vue Lighter. They quit making the lighters about 40 years ago. I am wondering if they are around on the secondary market.

Tony
by Doomo
July 1st, 2015, 11:35 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Babadook
Replies: 13
Views: 2816

Re: Babadook

Nope. Some horror movies hold up really well to repeated viewings. Reanimator and From Beyond, Dusk Till Dawn, Lost Boys, Alien,The Thing Either version, Invasion of the Body Snatchers original. Many others. If all you are doing is counting scares the movie is wasted. Kinda like watching a magic rou...
by Doomo
June 24th, 2015, 6:02 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Nice Girls Don't Explode
Replies: 14
Views: 2926

Re: Nice Girls Don't Explode

I actually rented this thing on VHS many years ago. Yet another reason to be suspicious of "Paul Harris Presents!"
by Doomo
June 24th, 2015, 1:56 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Nice Girls Don't Explode
Replies: 14
Views: 2926

Re: Nice Girls Don't Explode

Nope there are other idiots. But it really is a crappy movie.
by Doomo
May 19th, 2015, 4:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stewart James question
Replies: 3
Views: 1321

Re: Stewart James question

Bill Mullins wrote:See The James File vol 1 p 1628.



Thank you Bill. I would have thanked you sooner. But first moving those damned books is a chore. Then putting them back. But yeppers it was right where ya said it would be.
by Doomo
May 18th, 2015, 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stewart James question
Replies: 3
Views: 1321

Stewart James question

Once again. Just not sure where to post this so here I go. Stewart James in Print,The First 50 Years. page 578 an effect called In The Money. In it he refers to something of his called Zarnee Card to Wallet which he declined to publish. Does anyone have a location for this in print? Thanks for your ...
by Doomo
May 6th, 2015, 7:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rome
Replies: 7
Views: 1649

Rome

A good friend is going to Rome and I told him I would check and find some good stuff. Magic and food wise. Any thoughts? He will be there next week.
by Doomo
April 19th, 2015, 9:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 456
Views: 112114

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Got mine yesterday. Be lovin it in a unnatural way.
by Doomo
April 15th, 2015, 9:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 456
Views: 112114

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Hi Bob. Where are they shipping from? Just looking forward to mine. Also you mentioned some additional material as a tip in. Will that happen?
Tony
by Doomo
April 5th, 2015, 1:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Secret group!
Replies: 11
Views: 2769

Re: Secret group!

Well despite the comic book references. The postings have started. And the first real demos will be up tomorrow.
by Doomo
April 4th, 2015, 4:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Secret group!
Replies: 11
Views: 2769

Secret group!

How is that for an attention grabbing title? Well the upshot is that I have started a group..A SECRET GROUP! on Facebook for the discussion of index work. Routines and hacks and such. Iffin yer interested look me up on facebook.

Anthony Miller

Now wasn't that fun?
by Doomo
March 18th, 2015, 2:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 456
Views: 112114

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Already ordered mine. Lookin forward to it.
by Doomo
February 12th, 2015, 8:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Card & Close-up Books; Jerry's Nugget for Sale
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Re: Card & Close-up Books; Jerry's Nugget for Sale

I just had not realised how many books were so rare and high priced. I will have to reevaluate my library!
by Doomo
February 3rd, 2015, 7:56 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Let's discuss the HImber Wallet...
Replies: 13
Views: 3950

Re: Let's discuss the HImber Wallet...

I think Roger means thin in the sense that the spectators won't be able to detect the third side underneath the wallet. A Himber or z-fold wallet is supposed appear as a bi fold wallet. The third side underneath should never be seen, let alone suspected. Scotty York's handling is my way to go for a...
by Doomo
January 24th, 2015, 3:32 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: peek wallet
Replies: 8
Views: 4493

Re: peek wallet

First of all define Himber wallet. That abomination with the straps? Or maybe a Z fold type that looks like a restaurant menu? Breast pocket or billfold type. For afew people I made a very nice breast pocket type specifically for polaroid/xerox money routines. They were lizard with a couple of nice ...
by Doomo
January 22nd, 2015, 1:01 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Let's discuss the HImber Wallet...
Replies: 13
Views: 3950

Re: Let's discuss the HImber Wallet...

Yeah...whatever. .thin means nothing. There are far better switching wallets.

Just saying.

Have a great day.
See you at magi fest.

Tony
by Doomo
January 21st, 2015, 11:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Nudity in Magic
Replies: 58
Views: 11527

Re: Nudity in Magic

Ok... Where the hell is Sean Bogunia? Now THIS is a MARKETABLE item!
by Doomo
January 3rd, 2015, 12:31 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Reviewers and Objectivity
Replies: 20
Views: 7002

Re: Reviewers and Objectivity

There is a point to consider in this discussion. For example, wallets... I make them... Design, and make... I have done so for years. I know a good bit about the subject. In theory I would be a good person to review them. But do I have too much personal bias? On the other hand I see reviews by unbia...

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