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by luigimar
December 13th, 2017, 1:16 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What is the name of this effect?
Replies: 11
Views: 572

Re: What is the name of this effect?

Tim, I have the instructions but I don't know if we are allowed to take a picture (I don't have a scanner to make a better file) and send it to you. Let's see what Richard can tell us about this. I looked for the trick at loftus.com (so you could try to contact them or buy another trick with instruc...
by luigimar
December 13th, 2017, 1:38 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What is the name of this effect?
Replies: 11
Views: 572

Re: What is the name of this effect?

In 1986 I bought a trick that from your description, is almost the same. It is by Loftus Magic and the trick is called " Red and Blue ." Mine has a red deck with a blue card 9 from the top. And the blue deck is R&S with a force card that matches the blue card in the red deck. There are...
by luigimar
October 4th, 2017, 1:01 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Flipper Coin
Replies: 6
Views: 1175

Re: Flipper Coin

I also have one and I was told to use Krazy Glue to stick the piece to the shell. The bad thing about this is that whenever I need to change the band I have to "unglue" the piece by using force and the piece may get damaged. Also the residue on the inside of the shell may become a problem ...
by luigimar
August 21st, 2017, 1:07 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Sam the Bellhop for kids?
Replies: 32
Views: 2747

Re: Sam the Bellhop for kids?

True, I never said that...

And yes, I also agree with the comment...
by luigimar
August 16th, 2017, 10:43 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Sam the Bellhop for kids?
Replies: 32
Views: 2747

Re: Sam the Bellhop for kids?

Just checked and he seems to have it available on his website...

http://www.guy-hollingworth.com/
by luigimar
August 16th, 2017, 10:14 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Sam the Bellhop for kids?
Replies: 32
Views: 2747

Re: Sam the Bellhop for kids?

Unfortunately it may be out of stock but Once Upon a Time by Guy Hollingworth could be what you are looking for.

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic/beginners-magic/Once-Upon-A-Time/
by luigimar
August 4th, 2017, 12:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6870

Re: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017

OK, thanks!
by luigimar
August 2nd, 2017, 11:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017
Replies: 43
Views: 6870

Re: Kaufman and Company Publishing Schedule for 2017

Richard,

I just would like to know if you are going to MAGIC LIVE and if so, are you going to sell the Harapan Santoso Ong book there? How much is it?

Thanks for your response...
by luigimar
March 12th, 2017, 1:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hey, We're Reprinting The Vernon Touch!
Replies: 30
Views: 4785

Re: Hey, We're Reprinting The Vernon Touch!

Ok, thanks Richard!
by luigimar
March 10th, 2017, 4:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hey, We're Reprinting The Vernon Touch!
Replies: 30
Views: 4785

Re: Hey, We're Reprinting The Vernon Touch!

Is it already shipping?

Has anybody received the book yet?

I was wondering because nobody has made any comments about it...
by luigimar
February 24th, 2017, 4:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bob Cassidy passed away
Replies: 3
Views: 1543

Bob Cassidy passed away

From David Oliver on Facebook:

Magician, mentalist and legendary mentor to many, Bob Cassidy has passed away. We were merely acquaintances. I only met him once, but I know of his impact on the industry. A sad day, indeed. Rest peacefully, good sir.
by luigimar
February 2nd, 2017, 11:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hey, We're Reprinting The Vernon Touch!
Replies: 30
Views: 4785

Re: Hey, We're Reprinting The Vernon Touch!

Hi Richard,

Last month I extended my subscription to 3 years and I talked to Margret so I could order the book. It is already February, and I was wondering if you could tell us when in February the book will ship so I can tell my mailcarrier to be on the lookout. Thanks!
by luigimar
January 5th, 2017, 12:48 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Looking for Marked Cards
Replies: 38
Views: 5627

Re: Looking for Marked Cards

There is another Phoenix Marked deck out there. The marking is more subtle than the one posted above. Here is a sample and you can buy it in several places online.

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I hope this helps...
by luigimar
July 2nd, 2016, 7:02 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato
Replies: 58
Views: 19023

Re: The Contents of The Secrets of So Sato

A friend of mine is going to MAGIC Live, so I will be buying it from you through him. And of course I want it autographed also, just like I got Japan Ingenious, and also to get the discount you mentioned somewhere else. Thanks!
by luigimar
May 3rd, 2016, 2:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Goodies When You Subscribe to Genii
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Re: New Goodies When You Subscribe to Genii

Ok, thanks!
by luigimar
May 3rd, 2016, 2:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Goodies When You Subscribe to Genii
Replies: 3
Views: 1002

Re: New Goodies When You Subscribe to Genii

Hello Richard,

I just renewed my Genii subscription for 3 years in December (I got the Berglas Effects book) and would like to get the Vernon DVD. What do I need to do?

Thank you for your reply.
by luigimar
May 3rd, 2016, 1:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Peter Marucci
Replies: 1
Views: 869

Peter Marucci

As reported by Maria Ibanez on Facebook: "So very sorry to wake up to the news that the magic world has lost another good member. Peter Marucci passed away this past Sunday, May 1st. We corresponded much over the years, he was most supportive when our son was deployed to Iraq, even sent him muc...
by luigimar
April 18th, 2016, 11:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Framework
Replies: 41
Views: 13650

Re: Framework

Just read the review and there is a little problem:
at the end a link is given, but it is wrong. It takes you to a page that says the domain may be for sale. I think this is the correct link
https://www.magicbookshop.com/

:)

luigimar
by luigimar
February 18th, 2016, 3:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tom Mullica
Replies: 36
Views: 11654

Re: Tom Mullica

From Gary Plants on Facebook: "I just heard that Tom passed away today. Thanks for all the laughs Tom. Rest in peace." Very. Sad. News. Rest in Peace... Update from Gary Plants... "There seems to be some confusion about whether Tom has passed away or not. Dave MaGee said he had just t...
by luigimar
February 3rd, 2016, 12:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Jerry Mentzer passed away
Replies: 9
Views: 3153

Jerry Mentzer passed away

Found this on Facebook, by Eddy Wade: It is with a very heavy heart that I share with you that one of my longest and best friends, Magic Methods founder Jerry Mentzer passed away, peacefully, in his sleep last night. In addition to being a prolific writer, whom many of today's magic greats credit wi...
by luigimar
December 30th, 2015, 2:02 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: So, what did you get?
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Re: So, what did you get?

I got myself a 3-year re-subscription to Genii with the Berglas book. And throughout the year I got myself several books... Jawdroppers, The new John Bannon book, The new Aronson book, Jason Ladanye's book, John Carey's books, Denis Behr's books... among other things in Spanish... full of material t...
by luigimar
December 3rd, 2015, 11:48 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: What are the best books to find no sleight card tricks?
Replies: 23
Views: 4128

Re: What are the best books to find no sleight card tricks?

I already know you like John Bannon, so I would also recommend other books by him. He has the "High Caliber" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy" books available on his website http://www.johnbannonmagic.com/books.html. I do some of those effects and they are great.
by luigimar
February 21st, 2015, 2:52 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: "No current subscription" error
Replies: 46
Views: 13499

Re: "No current subscription" error

I just bought a new phone with Android and have the same problem: "No current subscription". I hope it can be fixed soon.
by luigimar
September 14th, 2014, 6:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Harry Lorayne's Wife Rene has Died
Replies: 16
Views: 4897

Re: Harry Lorayne's Wife Rene has Died

My sincere condolences to you and your son, Mr Lorayne! Hope the Light of the Universe shines on you soon and find confort in your life without that other person that made you whole...
by luigimar
February 11th, 2014, 10:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke
Replies: 31
Views: 7410

Re: Aldo Colombini Suffers Catastrophic Stroke

Praying for him... and her...
by luigimar
February 10th, 2014, 2:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: January 2014 Issue
Replies: 10
Views: 3768

Re: January 2014 Issue

Still wating for January to arrive in Mexico...
by luigimar
January 3rd, 2014, 12:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Return of Stephen Hobbs!
Replies: 35
Views: 11690

Re: The Return of Stephen Hobbs!

Already practicing the first effect. It's great!
by luigimar
January 1st, 2014, 11:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Return of Stephen Hobbs!
Replies: 35
Views: 11690

Re: The Return of Stephen Hobbs!

Great way to start the New Year! Thanks Mr. Hobbs!

Can we get to see your face sometime? (we just got to see your hands!)
by luigimar
December 31st, 2013, 4:29 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Genii Bash Flashback…
Replies: 4
Views: 1343

Re: Genii Bash Flashback…

December 1966...
by luigimar
December 27th, 2013, 11:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 5461

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

Same here. Got the December issue yesterday December 26. With the DVD which I enjoyed last night.
by luigimar
December 9th, 2013, 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 5461

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

Hi Andres, I live in Queretaro. I said Central Mexico because it would be difficult for people in other places to figure out where Queretaro is and by saying Central Mexico they would get a better idea of what I was talking about. I think we have been having a very similar experience in regards to t...
by luigimar
December 7th, 2013, 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 5461

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

Thanks Richard! I asked my mailman about 3 weeks ago about the situation and he told me that they receive the magazines from the delivery company (don't know its name) and they just distribute them. Probably (but I'm not sure about this) the problem could be with the company that gives the magazines...
by luigimar
December 7th, 2013, 3:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 5461

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

Hi Richard, I'm afraid to say that no, the delivery is still not consistent. The September issue never got here and Margret sent me a replacement. The first month after you changed delivery companies the magazine got here quite quickly and after that, it takes longer and longer for the magazine to r...
by luigimar
December 5th, 2013, 9:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now Live
Replies: 20
Views: 5461

Re: The December Issue of the iGenii Digital Edition is Now

November issue just received today in Central Mexico.
by luigimar
September 30th, 2013, 2:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP Gertrude Smith
Replies: 2
Views: 1281

Re: RIP Gertrude Smith

Dustin Stinett said:

Another tough year for magic (will it ever NOT be a tough year?).


My feelings exactly!

:(
by luigimar
September 29th, 2013, 8:16 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: John Rocks
Replies: 6
Views: 1930

Re: John Rocks

I also received the message. I knew it was not from Jon and just erased it.
by luigimar
September 27th, 2013, 2:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Calvert has Died
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Re: John Calvert has Died

Rest in Peace John...

Prayers for him and his family...
by luigimar
September 24th, 2013, 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: September Issue
Replies: 15
Views: 4182

Re: September Issue

Still waiting for the September issue in central Mexico...
by luigimar
September 24th, 2013, 2:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Luis Piedrahita Issue?
Replies: 5
Views: 2695

Re: Luis Piedrahita Issue?

Luis wrote a book on coins a few years ago. Here's a link to his blog in Spanish... where you can see what the book is about.

http://luispiedrahita.com/blog/archives/4254

Unfortunately (for you English-speakers), the book is in Spanish.
by luigimar
August 28th, 2013, 7:03 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Japan Ingenious Shipping on Monday August 12
Replies: 18
Views: 11143

Re: Japan Ingenious Shipping on Monday August 12

Finally laid my hands on this book last night... I'm going to go and start reading it right now (just got back from work)... Thanks Richard for the Autograph... (a friend got it for me in MAGIC Live)...

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