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Re: Riffle Shuffle Work Using The Triumph Shuffle

Glen . . . does not DESERVE * the sneering setups that drag discussions of technique on threads like this into the worst parts of the playground. Regards, Paul I humbly beg to differ. T. *edited for typo. **Afterthought . . maybe I missed out on some sarcasm going on there in Paul's post. If so, I ...
by Terry Screen
02/10/10 08:04 AM
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Riffle Shuffle Work Using The Triumph Shuffle
Replies: 352
Views: 70747

Re: Genii Forum is Back Online!

It seems the text is okay now in the default view, but still centred when the darker page stylesheet is selected.
by Terry Screen
03/17/08 02:10 PM
Forum: General
Topic: Genii Forum is Back Online!
Replies: 65
Views: 5082

Re: Crimp Crib Notes

FWIW . . .

Mr. Jerry Sadowitz has at long last set up his own website . . .

I must admit, I'm a tad surprised this topic hasn't been locked down already . . .

Funny ol' world

by Terry Screen
11/16/05 09:29 AM
Forum: General
Topic: Crimp Crib Notes
Replies: 69
Views: 2451

Re: New Trick Columnists?

Psychotic or not, and I don't know him, no matter what anyone says about Jerry Sadowitz, the fact still remains that he is one of the top card men in the world. I doubt that anyone in these boards would ever question his skill with a deck, but further than that, he is (for my money) a creatively thi...
by Terry Screen
11/08/05 05:25 AM
Forum: Columns
Topic: New Trick Columnists?
Replies: 28
Views: 8439

Re: History of the 'Bill in Cash Register Scam'

The late British singer/actor Adam Faith appeared in a TV series called 'Budgie' about an ex con which aired from 1970 - 1972. I remember in one episode his character pulled a similar stunt where he had 20 pound notes with consecutive serial numbers. He would walk into a small newsagents and pass a ...
by Terry Screen
11/06/05 09:44 AM
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: History of the 'Bill in Cash Register Scam'
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: The essence of *Close up magic*...

Originally posted by Rafael Benatar: Well, maybe we're getting somewhere. As Harold said, it's a teminology thing (BTW, what is ASDIU?). Rafael . . . ASDIU = 'A shuffled deck in use', as popularised by Mr. Paul Cummins in his book titled 'FASDIU', 'From a shuffled deck in use' which highlights the ...
by Terry Screen
09/06/05 02:18 AM
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The essence of *Close up magic*...
Replies: 15
Views: 1010

Re: Penn Jillette's joke.

I am so desperate to see this movie but it looks like I'll need to wait for the DVD (which there WILL definitely be). There's some great background info on the movie over at it's official website including a great read of Penn's diary written during and after the making of the movie. Highlights of t...
by Terry Screen
08/27/05 09:30 AM
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Penn Jillette's joke.
Replies: 53
Views: 1414

Larry Jennings On Line !!

Thanks to Lee Asher and Bill Goodwin for a great site honouring the late great Mr. J. A free previously unreleased effect is available as a PDF download as well as some rare video footage, a biography, and bibliography. It's well worth clicking on the 'Mailing List' link as it provides some great an...
by Terry Screen
06/20/05 09:56 AM
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Larry Jennings On Line !!
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Giveaways

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: I don't see that giving these away to laymen constitutes exposure. They're not going to connect it with anything else they've seen. The Magic Circle is much more sensative about what it considers exposure than most people in the United States. I am sorry to hav...
by Terry Screen
06/17/05 12:57 PM
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Giveaways
Replies: 17
Views: 1917

Re: Extreme Show Off - online video

Just to give a little background on 'Harwin', or to give him his real name Jonas Haglund. . . He is still a very young man and although his forte is flourishing, at which he is just superb, he can certainly cut it when it comes to straight out Card Magic. He mostly frequents flourishing fora, most n...
by Terry Screen
06/05/05 12:48 PM
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Extreme Show Off - online video
Replies: 13
Views: 366

The Great Buck Howard ??

It was announced recently that Tom Hanks and his actor son Colin would both feature in a new movie centred in the world of magic called 'The Great Buck Howard'.It will also feature Kevin Kline (one of my faves) and is being written and directed by Sean McGinly. It doesn't go into production for anot...
by Terry Screen
06/04/05 11:07 AM
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: The Great Buck Howard ??
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Excellent Arthur ! Magnifique !
As Harold said, that change is so so visual.
Well ok . . I added an extra 'so', but 'so' what?

Loved it. :)

Thanks . . .

by Terry Screen
01/23/05 08:53 AM
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: bill switch and more...without TT
Replies: 43
Views: 1136

Re: Steven Youell's Lecture Notes

I can only echo everything that has been said above. I too am not related in any way to Steven but the man and his work are a class act. I have been in the process of writing up a review of WMD for the past two weeks, and I'm still not happy with any of my drafts for the simple reason that it's hard...
by Terry Screen
12/16/04 01:08 PM
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Steven Youell's Lecture Notes
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Sleightgeek up (again)

It gives me great pleasure to say that is back up and running again. Having been hacked twice in the past year and having lost ALL of the files we are literally starting from scratch once more. If you ARE nice enough to drop by for a visit, please do bear in mind that this new incarn...
by Terry Screen
12/02/04 12:55 PM
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Sleightgeek up (again)
Replies: 0
Views: 235

Re: bee brand cards with a white border???

Thanks for that James.
I can get standard Bees (genuine!) here in Mainland China for around $3 US.
I have yet to come across 'real' Bikes here yet, though the fakes can be got at around $5 US.

Once again, thanks for the link. I'm on it now.

Best wishes . .

by Terry Screen
11/30/04 11:51 PM
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: bee brand cards with a white border???
Replies: 19
Views: 1042

Re: bee brand cards with a white border???

Originally posted by RAY JAEGERS: Don't know if this has been previously posted, so just in case here's the latest on the white-bordered Bee World Poker Tour playing cards. I bought a pack of red and blue at Walgreen's last week for $2.99 each. They are white-bordered Bee's with the World Poker Tou...
by Terry Screen
11/30/04 09:55 AM
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: bee brand cards with a white border???
Replies: 19
Views: 1042


I must say that I've found this whole topic absolutely fascinating,illuminating and a real live treasure hunt to boot. It's given me a whole new perspective when reading EATCT. My thanks to you all, and great job Mr. Karr with your contributions here and with Magical Past-Times. Gotta get back to th...
by Terry Screen
11/23/04 12:36 PM
Forum: General
Replies: 3149
Views: 1395699

Re: You won't believe this

What impresses me most about it is that it could elevate ( pun fully intended ) an Ambitious Card Routine onto a whole new plateau. If it's used as a finale for the routine (where else?!) it might (might) just get the folks REALLY believing that the card was penetrating through to the top(or bottom ...
by Terry Screen
11/19/04 10:36 AM
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: You won't believe this
Replies: 69
Views: 1991

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