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by mr_goat
January 18th, 2016, 2:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Marcelo Mauras rumored to be stealing videos.
Replies: 9
Views: 2205

Re: Marcelo Mauras rumored to be stealing videos.

MaxNY wrote: Thanks for clarifying legal technicalities for me.


You're welcome.
by mr_goat
January 18th, 2016, 12:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Marcelo Mauras rumored to be stealing videos.
Replies: 9
Views: 2205

Re: Marcelo Mauras rumored to be stealing videos.

Again with the Goat. Somebody stole the videos that, I researched to find if they even exist, then stole time from my company using the very latest in video restoration machines (also stolen), to post them to You-Tube, to have them stolen and then fudged with the CODECS to result in a far less qual...
by mr_goat
January 18th, 2016, 10:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tom Stone's Factory Blanks
Replies: 20
Views: 5327

Re: Tom Stone's Factory Blanks

Jonathan Townsend wrote:Do these look like playing cards from the back? If so what design.
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They are blank on the backs.
by mr_goat
January 18th, 2016, 10:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Marcelo Mauras rumored to be stealing videos.
Replies: 9
Views: 2205

Re: Marcelo Mauras rumored to be stealing videos.

So someone stole the videos you stole?
by mr_goat
January 16th, 2016, 2:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: I found some podcasts!
Replies: 11
Views: 3407

Re: I found some podcasts!

John McDonald wrote:Auto correct to see you becomes tinder :)


Fraudian slip.

Swipe right much?
by mr_goat
January 14th, 2016, 5:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?
Replies: 43
Views: 8359

Re: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?

He's a magician. He's a magician. I have not seen the program that is under discussion, so will ask this question ... Is this a magic performance or something else, being done by someone who just happens to be a magician? Well on other shows as a magician he had made someone think he is killing zom...
by mr_goat
January 14th, 2016, 5:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?
Replies: 43
Views: 8359

Re: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?

This is my point. Our intelligent noble leader, mr k, bought into the tv lie. He's a magician. He understands reality that lies and editing and yet still he thinks it was real. I don't. Imagine what lay people felt. The idea, to me, was to stir up dark thoughts. It worked. I see little difference in...
by mr_goat
January 14th, 2016, 7:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?
Replies: 43
Views: 8359

Re: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?

I watched it, and it was not good. The emotional manipulation of the participants should be the subject of a lawsuit against the production company (even though the poor suckers most likely signed away the right to do that in order to get on TV). It really was a vile display of emotional manipulati...
by mr_goat
January 13th, 2016, 4:47 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Factory Blanks by Tom Stone
Replies: 8
Views: 4736

Re: Factory Blanks by Tom Stone

Yup. At the circle on Monday lots of friends were raving about tom's performance.
by mr_goat
January 13th, 2016, 9:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?
Replies: 43
Views: 8359

Re: Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge?

a) [censored] the daily mail. They are worse than Fox. b) It was brilliant. An hour and a half of perfectly crafted entertainment making the audience ultimately question why they should believe what they are told and act certain ways because they feel pressured to do so. It was a little uncomfortabl...
by mr_goat
January 11th, 2016, 12:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcement: Magic Underground
Replies: 38
Views: 5733

Re: Announcement: Magic Underground

but, who knows, maybe this project is great. "Shoot a brief (under 5 minute) video of yourself performing THREE magic tricks. You MUST include a clear, hand-written sign in your video with the login name that you registered in STEP 1 above. You should also verbally spell out your login name (E...
by mr_goat
January 11th, 2016, 8:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcement: Magic Underground
Replies: 38
Views: 5733

Re: Announcement: Magic Underground

Oh. Just seen on reddit. It's a private invite only forum.

Good luck with that. Heh.
by mr_goat
January 11th, 2016, 5:13 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcement: Magic Underground
Replies: 38
Views: 5733

Re: Announcement: Magic Underground

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by mr_goat
January 10th, 2016, 5:04 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Harry Anderson
Replies: 19
Views: 5298

Re: Harry Anderson

Rick Ruhl wrote:Harry is a good friend of mine.. What are you talking about?

They are talking about his ma being a whore.
by mr_goat
January 10th, 2016, 4:59 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Derren Brown's "The Devil's Picturebook" remastered
Replies: 7
Views: 2727

Re: Derren Brown's "The Devil's Picturebook" remastered

Jack Shalom wrote:There are very few magic items I selfishly wish were never sold again. This is one of them.


What tricks do you perform from them?
by mr_goat
January 9th, 2016, 10:56 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Derren Brown's "The Devil's Picturebook" remastered
Replies: 7
Views: 2727

Re: Derren Brown's "The Devil's Picturebook" remastered

All the did was zoom the 4:3 to 16:9 too, not even pan and scan.

Really lazy of them, imho.

Unless that is what "remastered" means nowadays?
by mr_goat
January 4th, 2016, 2:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Thought To Help Complicate Location of Internet Exposure
Replies: 111
Views: 11805

Re: A Thought To Help Complicate Location of Internet Exposu

if all the spectator cares about is the secret, they WERE the victim of a boring and uninteresting performance. It's unwise of you to presume to know what the best experience is for a spectator of magic. There are many different reactions to a performance, all of them valid. For example, some will ...
by mr_goat
January 4th, 2016, 12:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Thought To Help Complicate Location of Internet Exposure
Replies: 111
Views: 11805

Re: A Thought To Help Complicate Location of Internet Exposu

Oh this is dull. Haven't we had this discussion over and over? Penn and Teller will ruin magic. The Masked Magician will ruin magic. The internet will ruin magic. Youtube will ruin magic. Guess what, doom-mongers. None of those things ruined magic. When I work I do linking rings and cups and balls. ...
by mr_goat
January 2nd, 2016, 5:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Thought To Help Complicate Location of Internet Exposure
Replies: 111
Views: 11805

Re: A Thought To Help Complicate Location of Internet Exposu

Spurred on by comments in the "Are We in a Golden Age of Magic?" thread, I thought I'd post this little principle that I realized that I have always adhered to, even in the days long before the Internet. No one ever told me to do this; I just realized that I've always done it: When perfor...
by mr_goat
January 2nd, 2016, 5:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 270: Apollo Robbins on the Other Side of the Record
Replies: 84
Views: 13329

Re: 270: Apollo Robbins on the Other Side of the Record

I think a very niche podcast with a very small audience needed to do something to rekindle interest.

Seems our 'host' wants to be known as the [censored] stirrer of magic. Not sure it's something laudable.
by mr_goat
December 23rd, 2015, 7:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 268: On the Record with Gregory Wilson
Replies: 13
Views: 3350

Re: 268: On the Record with Gregory Wilson

MagicbyAlfred wrote:Richard wrote:' Sounds like lots of potential for slander."

Is that where the process server magically appears at your door, produces a lengthy set of documents, and says the magic words, "You've been served?"


I think RK would prefer "Are you being served"
by mr_goat
December 21st, 2015, 11:58 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Opus Reunion in London
Replies: 7
Views: 2222

Re: Opus Reunion in London

:P
by mr_goat
December 20th, 2015, 11:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Roy Walton's Oil and Cincinnati Reds???
Replies: 7
Views: 1982

Re: Roy Walton's Oil and Cincinnati Reds???

Jonathan Townsend wrote:
Roy McIlwee wrote:... Any ideas on where to have these cards made. Thank you, Roy McIlwee, Scranton, Penna.


Cards by Martin?


He's been dead a few years now iirc.
by mr_goat
December 14th, 2015, 4:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sankey Sour Grapes?
Replies: 21
Views: 5125

Re: Sankey Sour Grapes?

It's just a self serving attempt to garner publicity.
by mr_goat
December 14th, 2015, 1:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Opus Reunion in London
Replies: 7
Views: 2222

Re: Opus Reunion in London

Very lovely to see you too Mr Field.
by mr_goat
December 11th, 2015, 2:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Don't Forget: Tonight "The Illusionists" on NBC
Replies: 21
Views: 3591

Re: Don't Forget: Tonight "The Illusionists" on NBC

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4938266/?ref_=nm_flmg_slf_3 " Mat Franco's Got Magic (2015) TV Movie | 87 min | Reality-TV | 17 September 2015 (USA) 6.3 Your rating: -/10 Ratings: 6.3/10 from 28 users Reviews: write review Mat performs in front of astounded stooges all across the USA." I lolled.
by mr_goat
December 10th, 2015, 5:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Don't Forget: Tonight "The Illusionists" on NBC
Replies: 21
Views: 3591

Re: Don't Forget: Tonight "The Illusionists" on NBC

Maybe it's anti-treating-doves-decently
by mr_goat
December 9th, 2015, 12:37 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic in BoingBoing
Replies: 536
Views: 63018

Re: Magic in BoingBoing

Jonathan Townsend wrote:
Remember if it does not deceive it's not magic.


As my delicious friend Kent Gunn says, if you don't fool them, you're a just ****ing clown.
by mr_goat
December 9th, 2015, 11:49 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dynamo Live Tour 2015 - A review ...
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Dynamo Live Tour 2015 - A review ...

3 and 4 out of 5 stars are considered very good reviews, no "sort of" about it. well, 4 yes, the 3 not so much I think the thing is, Dynamo was never going to put on a show magicians enjoyed. His fans, people that don't know about what "good" magic looks like, lap him up and mor...
by mr_goat
December 9th, 2015, 6:09 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic in BoingBoing
Replies: 536
Views: 63018

Re: Magic in BoingBoing

Even if I did know how to work it properly, I would never use it in actual performance. The minute a layman sees more than one of a particular card, it screams trick deck. You can use it without showing the dupes. Britland has a brilliant ACAAN using a reverse cut svengali that I fooled many people...
by mr_goat
December 8th, 2015, 5:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER
Replies: 90
Views: 16356

Re: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER

Richard Kaufman wrote:Yes there is. All kinds of fancy stuff made by collectibles companies.


Oh right...Totally passed me by.
by mr_goat
December 7th, 2015, 2:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER
Replies: 90
Views: 16356

Re: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER

Richard Kaufman wrote:It morphed into a show that appeals to both kids and adults because the kids who originally watched it have now grown up and have money to spend.


Spend on what? Is there a load of popular Dr Who merch these adults my age are buying?
by mr_goat
December 7th, 2015, 2:18 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Born To Be Conned
Replies: 28
Views: 4183

Re: Born To Be Conned

...My story about the Jam Auction is online in a few places. I think it was originally on this forum, so it might be buried in the archives somewhere... http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?t=21332 Also recall some mention about alternate endings and some additional work on mechanics. That...
by mr_goat
December 7th, 2015, 12:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER
Replies: 90
Views: 16356

Re: Best Version of Lubor Fiedler's Gozinta Boxes EVER

Update: I decided to see what all of the Dr. Who hubbub was about, so I found this article: http://entertainthis.usatoday.com/2014/08/21/the-definitive-guide-to-watching-doctor-who/ which gives Who neophytes like me a starting point as a portal to the series. I can only speak for these four episode...
by mr_goat
December 4th, 2015, 4:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This cannot be legit, surely?
Replies: 31
Views: 4073

Re: This cannot be legit, surely?

I can see a situation arising where the publisher may not know of the agreement with Sam. However, if they are indeed getting royalties then the issue is mute. In any event I STILL think that Sam deserves an apology from the original poster and the more abject the better. If I hadn't intervened thi...
by mr_goat
December 4th, 2015, 3:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This cannot be legit, surely?
Replies: 31
Views: 4073

Re: This cannot be legit, surely?

MVCMagic wrote:We have just spoke to Richard on the phone and we are requesting that our Murphy's rep reach out to him to clarify the situation.


Excellent news.
by mr_goat
December 4th, 2015, 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This cannot be legit, surely?
Replies: 31
Views: 4073

Re: This cannot be legit, surely?

performer wrote:I DO think he deserves an apology.


Again, Ronnie, why should I apologise for *asking* if the site is legit?

(I mean, between you and me, we know you are just trying to stir things up, but go on, just have a go at answering the question).
by mr_goat
December 4th, 2015, 2:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This cannot be legit, surely?
Replies: 31
Views: 4073

Re: This cannot be legit, surely?

How about this... I don't know if I am legally allowed to post this contract online. But... i will give 1 person on this forum my contact at murphy's and you can shoot them email. Then you can report back and tell everyone that this is legit.. I would love to know who Richard talked to because lite...
by mr_goat
December 4th, 2015, 2:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: This cannot be legit, surely?
Replies: 31
Views: 4073

Re: This cannot be legit, surely?

I am not sure that Richard understands the concept completely though. I am pretty sure Mr K knows the right people to call to find out if you are legit. He says the people have no idea who you are. I'll take his word on it, seeing as he is well regarded. But, by all means post some scans of your ag...
by mr_goat
December 4th, 2015, 2:12 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic in BoingBoing
Replies: 536
Views: 63018

Re: Magic in BoingBoing

Magicians by definition are people who PERFORM magic on a FREQUENT basis, Not according to any dictionary I can find. Oxford: Definition of magician in English: noun 1A person with magical powers. 1.1A conjuror. 1.2 informal A person with exceptional skill in a particular area. Webster : a person w...

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