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by Dougini
April 21st, 2016, 5:33 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 36700

Re: Mickey Silver

Totally agree! I see all the time, people ranting about originality. Be YOU! Make your OWN routines...well, here you are! You don't GET much more original than Mickey!

Doug
by Dougini
April 19th, 2016, 7:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Mark Lewis

Well, I just finished laughing hysterically until my gut hurts, after reading a post by Mark on Jewish Magic. I tell ya, not many can make me laugh like that...

Doug
by Dougini
April 19th, 2016, 7:25 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Passover Friendly Magic tricks?
Replies: 26
Views: 7888

Re: Passover Friendly...?

...all I got was, "If Jewish people have to choose between a magic show and food they will choose the food" I was tempted to reply, "When they circumcised you they threw the wrong piece away" but I managed to refrain somehow. ROFLMFAO!!! OMG! Damn it. I ought to know better than...
by Dougini
April 19th, 2016, 6:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Ignore Feature

I hope I never earn that! Ha! Maybe I'm already on some's "ignore list"! Never know...

Mark? Ignore?? No way! I never ignore entertainment! LOL!

Doug
by Dougini
April 19th, 2016, 6:37 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 36700

Re: Mickey Silver

Brad Henderson wrote:is he still around? working?


Yeah, Brad. As far as I know, anyway. He performs everywhere he goes. A unique individual, to be sure...

Doug
by Dougini
April 18th, 2016, 1:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: anyone knows this email?
Replies: 7
Views: 2842

Re: Welcome Bill Palmer!

Hi Bill!

Great to see you!

Doug
by Dougini
April 18th, 2016, 12:55 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 36700

Re: Mickey Silver's Coin Magic Live

Doug, that was so painful to watch on many different levels. Mickey is a terrible performer. That opinion is shared by many. His style is unique. It fits HIM. He seems to get raves in Vegas. He draws crowds. The feedback afterward is positive. No one seems to notice: His crouching down the entire t...
by Dougini
April 17th, 2016, 8:17 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 36700

Re: Mickey Silver's Coin Magic Live

Hi guys! Doug here again. You may find this fascinating, if you are into coins. A unique perspective on Coins Across. I'll include cuts 2, 3 and 4 so you can see the range of talent here. Watch his eyes, Watch him shift his weight. Body language. Timing. Impeccable! There is only ONE Mickey Silver. ...
by Dougini
April 17th, 2016, 8:01 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Magic Forums

I should state that although I have signed up at that forum, Genii will always be "The Magic Castle" for me. The GREATS are all here! Seems there is a "star quality" about Genii that keeps the best of the best as members! This place may not be as active as other sites, but I find...
by Dougini
April 17th, 2016, 7:50 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: I was young once...........
Replies: 10
Views: 2904

Re: I was young once...

Wow!!!

ROFLMAO! Mark, you are an effing genius! You know that? I would NEVER have suspected...and you pulled it off flawlessly! I have always admired you as the consummate pitchman, but you have revealed another facet of yourself. Brilliant! You have earned your stripes, my friend!

Doug
by Dougini
April 16th, 2016, 5:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Magician's Forum

Brad Jeffers wrote:Dougini,
You might also like THIS PLACE.


Thank you Brad!
by Dougini
April 16th, 2016, 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This New Blue Board
Replies: 70
Views: 12099

Re: This Wonderful Forum!

J-Mac wrote:
Dougini wrote:I love this place! All my favorite people are here! Mark Lewis, Jim Riser, and others long banned from The Cafe. Everything works great now! Great job Richard!

Doug

Hi Doug. Did you go and get yourself banned too?

Jim


Yep! Long story. Glad to see you here Jim!

Doug
by Dougini
April 15th, 2016, 1:16 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: I was young once...........
Replies: 10
Views: 2904

Re: A Younger Mark

Yeah. Bad editing. But WOW!! Classic! I would LOVE to see this unedited! Thanks Mark!

Doug
by Dougini
April 15th, 2016, 12:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This New Blue Board
Replies: 70
Views: 12099

Re: This Wonderful Forum!

I love this place! All my favorite people are here! Mark Lewis, Jim Riser, and others long banned from The Cafe. Everything works great now! Great job Richard!

Doug
by Dougini
April 15th, 2016, 11:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Continuing A Bit Off-Topic

It didn't take long for the Cafe to discover Mark Lewis was back and they BANNED him again! LOL! Now I see they have BANNED Harry Lorayne! My gosh...those trolls egged him on and baited him! Are they BANNED? Nope. A bunch of trolls caused Bob Cassidy to pretty much give up posting. Times have certai...
by Dougini
March 31st, 2016, 8:01 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: I have not posted (so far) at the Cafe

Nope.

I have gone and read there. I signed in and not one PM. Good reading at the Cafe to be sure. But after this long...nothing I have contributed has made any difference. And that's cool! So...I am a lurker now. The mods like it that way. Hee hee! 8-)

Doug
by Dougini
March 18th, 2016, 12:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Banned From The Magic Cafe

Not permanently. Two months. But, I have not been back. I'm not missed by ONE person! So, what's the point? This place feels more like home...

Doug
by Dougini
December 27th, 2015, 4:00 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: time for mentalists to find new trade?
Replies: 5
Views: 1744

Re: Mark Being Mark...

Widdle will shortly be here to say it is a load of tosh. Then Brad will say HE is talking a load of tosh and I will be here to stir it all up because I am bored...I shall put a white light of protection around myself and a black light of bad card tricks around them to make them miserable. Serves th...
by Dougini
December 27th, 2015, 12:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: So, what did you get?
Replies: 17
Views: 3986

Re: So, what did you get?

No magic. Just a fleece sweater. I cannot afford to GIVE gifts. I certainly do not expect them!

:)

Doug
by Dougini
December 25th, 2015, 2:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Merry Christmas from The Genii Forum
Replies: 14
Views: 1914

Re: Merry Christmas from Doug

Hi all!

Just dropped in to wish you all Merry Christmas!

Doug
by Dougini
November 14th, 2015, 12:19 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Dynamo really is bad without the stooges and camera tricks
Replies: 40
Views: 13658

Re: Dynamo really is bad...etc

I found that Fiat appearance truly magical! Not sure about the OP, since that has been deleted from YouTube.

Doug
by Dougini
September 21st, 2015, 11:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Mark Lewis Troll Forum

Why did they ban you? I'm not "kid-safe". They don't like me there, Mark! The "children might be corrupted!" Like YouTube won't do that! LOL! Then, FaceBook. They freaked out when I bypassed the Cafe censors. I use the word "damn" when appropriate. I put a dot in front...
by Dougini
September 17th, 2015, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Mark Lewis Troll Forum

Well, Mark! Allow me! LOL!

I just wanted to say HI to Laurie, since I am BANNED from The Cafe... :D

Doug
by Dougini
September 7th, 2015, 10:37 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: A new method for crystal ball reading
Replies: 8
Views: 3387

Re: A new method for crystal ball reading

I LOVE this! Wow! Thank you Jim! I will use this!

Doug
by Dougini
August 28th, 2015, 5:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

Good point, Mark! Thanks! It goes on at The Cafe, too. Thing is, they have a "Report this post" button. I have rarely had to use that.

Doug
by Dougini
August 28th, 2015, 7:10 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Asking British people their names
Replies: 30
Views: 5388

Re: Asking British people their names

I think I understand. It is a CULTURAL thing. I might even say regional. Having known British people, I am aware of the "less open" side of them. Respect is PARAMOUNT! One should NEVER defy a person's desire for privacy! Some of us are more open than others. And others are NOT. Respect. Po...
by Dougini
August 28th, 2015, 6:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mark Lewis Troll Forum
Replies: 65
Views: 13176

Re: Mark Lewis Troll Forum

One thing I MUST remind everyone. Remember where we are. A Magic Forum! Not FaceBook. Not some trash forum littered with sewage-filled hate! And what are we? MAGICIANS! Think about that. Mark Lewis is an incredible Pitchman/Performer! So he is a salty Brit! I know a LOT of them! Respect is PARAMOUNT...
by Dougini
August 27th, 2015, 11:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

I got a PM that disturbs me. Accusing me of ulterior motives. I do not take sides in hateful bickering. I did not come here to stir things up, contrary to that PM. To the person that PMed me, I do not KNOW you. Neither do I know the person you seem to have a vendetta against. This feud existed befor...
by Dougini
August 26th, 2015, 9:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

...inform him that I don't care if he is drunk or sober... Nope. Not gonna even go there. That would not be good... And furthermore inform him that I will reprimand anyone who says rude things about his Penguin lecture. No one should say rude things about anyone. Least of all Bob Cassidy. One of th...
by Dougini
August 26th, 2015, 9:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any questions?
Replies: 14
Views: 3958

Re: Any questions?

Mark, that KILLED me! I needed a good laugh, and YOU are the MAN! Too much! I get British humor, and that is classic! Oh, how I miss my friends from the UK! Humor so dry, it would suck the water out of a stone! Ha! :) Thanks, man!

Doug
by Dougini
August 26th, 2015, 9:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

Bob Cassidy gave me his private email! I am SO glad for that! I'm in touch with him now. I'm in touch now with a number of my friends in the Cafe! Marion Boykin is especially important. He is one of my BEST friends in Magic, EVER! That man is a SAINT! And a coin wizard extraordinaire! I'm going to t...
by Dougini
August 26th, 2015, 9:29 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 36700

Re: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultima

Hi again, guys! Doug here. I started this topic back in Jan 2004. I am so glad I introduced you to Mickey Silver! Seeing the reactions y'all had really satisfies me. I know it wasn't just me. Mickey never did tip his work on the Silver Ultimate Vanish. He did share it with ONE person. And Vinny will...
by Dougini
August 26th, 2015, 2:58 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Pitches
Replies: 5
Views: 1927

Re: Pitches

Mark, you are correct about eye contact in this case. When I lived in Ft. Myers, Florida, there is a flea market there called Fleamasters. I absolutely LOVED watching the various pitchmen! They did not push junk. Even if directly asked a question, eye contact was impossibly brief. Just a glance, and...
by Dougini
August 26th, 2015, 2:38 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Eye contact
Replies: 31
Views: 4747

Re: Eye contact

Hi Mark! I am impressed! Great pitch! Hey, I would have NO problem forking over ten dollars for all that! I lived in Europe for two years. My best friends were from the UK. I still use British terms from time to time. Spot ON, bloody good, right, and all that sort of rot! LOL! Amusing, you know. I a...
by Dougini
August 24th, 2015, 6:13 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

I have read a lot of complaints about Tom Cutts but as far as I know he has not been particularly aggressive to me personally. He has very little tolerance for rule-breakers. He rules with an iron fist. Maybe they NEED that. Not everyone can do that job. He ain't gettin' PAID either. I could not do...
by Dougini
August 24th, 2015, 6:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

Thank you, Bill. I've had all day to think about this. See, there is NO ONE I dislike there. I'm not like that. Tom Cutts is really an OK guy. I've corresponded with him and Harry a number of times. They all have been helpful. No animosity there. Thing is, I have invested in material by Bob Cassidy....
by Dougini
August 24th, 2015, 10:34 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: David Acer's Swiss Pack
Replies: 2
Views: 2001

Re: David Acer's Swiss Pack

I just read this, and a light went on! I have this! I rummaged through three or four boxes, and lo! There it was, still packaged! Then I read the manual. WOW! Card guys! Yeah, you WANT this! I don't do cards much. But, if you know some basic stuff, breaks and a few subtleties, you CAN do this! I lov...
by Dougini
August 24th, 2015, 8:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

I love the Cafe. I don't have anything against Steve Brooks. Or the way the Cafe is run. Something got personal. My tolerance for exposure and the lack of respect for Magic & Mentalism is at ZERO. I may have crossed the line there several times. They seem to cater to children there. That's fine....
by Dougini
August 23rd, 2015, 11:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe
Replies: 154
Views: 26887

Re: I Join Those Banned from The Magic Cafe

Hi Guys! Most of you don't know me, but a few of you probably do, from The Magic Cafe. My name is Doug, and I joined the MC in 2002, so, 13 years...tonight, I was given a TWO month ban. They feel I use foul language. The words "damn" and "hell" are foul language to them. I tend t...

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