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Re: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email

Sometimes business fail or websites just simply stop working. I recently bought pictures from Sears Portrait Studios. I haven't gotten them, because the company (which apparently has nothing to do with Sears) simply shut down. Employees found out when they went to work, the doors were locked. Now, I...
by Scott Fridinger
05/04/13 01:28 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email
Replies: 131
Views: 6972

Re: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email

I appreciate your efforts Nick, however, these are my thoughts (I work in the computer field): 1. Projects come and go. What happens when Revizzit dies as well? I hope it doesn't and your project is successful, but there have been some other larger projects that have died which had more backing. 2. ...
by Scott Fridinger
05/03/13 09:05 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email
Replies: 131
Views: 6972

Re: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email

Richard, I don't know what you aren't seeing that I can see, but I see it as a big improvement. 1. You can download each one as a PDF, you don't have to do one page at a time. 2. Now the content is downloaded each month and stored on a server, it doesn't "dissappear" like before. I was al...
by Scott Fridinger
05/03/13 02:27 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email
Replies: 131
Views: 6972

Re: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email

I don't like the new process at all. I intensely dislike not receiving paper instruction sheets with the tricks. I don't like the new setup, it's a pain in the ass, and I don't like being treated like a naughty child and not being able to download everything easily. Of course I can copy each screen...
by Scott Fridinger
05/03/13 02:19 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Real Secrets Weber Bonus and Email
Replies: 131
Views: 6972

Re: We're Back From the Genii Bash!

My firest convention, so I can't compare to any previous experiences and I am now probably ruined for any future events. Rob Zabrecky's performance was incredible, wish I lived in the LA area, my wife would have loved it. I have been really down on card magic, Tamariz brought back the spark I have l...
by Scott Fridinger
10/09/12 11:02 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: We're Back From the Genii Bash!
Replies: 106
Views: 13554

Re: Need a roommate for the Genii convention?

Are there peopel still looking for roommates?
by Scott Fridinger
09/20/12 03:22 PM
 
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: Need a roommate for the Genii convention?
Replies: 21
Views: 3860

Re: Has the Real Work on John Scarne's Ace Cutting Been Tipped?

Genii Birthday Bash will be the first convention I have ever attended after almost 20 years in magic. The "Goodie Bag" looked good, and it keeps looking better. Glad I registered before May 31 too, seems like it will be lots of fun. Now it just needs to be 2 days longer... El Mystico, abou...
by Scott Fridinger
06/01/12 03:02 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Has the Real Work on John Scarne's Ace Cutting Been Tipped?
Replies: 30
Views: 2929

Re: BLATANT RIP-OFF

Seems like this same conversations takes place about every 2 years...
by Scott Fridinger
06/01/12 02:40 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: BLATANT RIP-OFF
Replies: 121
Views: 9166

Re: Hank Lee

There are some great stores out there. Discount or no discount, do you really want to give your PII and credit card to a company whose owner just admitted to stealing over .5 million dollars. Wow, I am amazed they are still up and running. I enjoy looking at the hot list, but it is also the only B&a...
by Scott Fridinger
04/07/12 12:49 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hank Lee
Replies: 425
Views: 69450

Re: ERDNASE

It would seem to me that a man named E.S. Andrews, a supposed con-man, would be a very obvious answer to the S.W. Erdnase question.

Since there is no solid "proof" and a great deal of suspects, I think we allow our desire to have one last "secret" to outweigh our common sense.
by Scott Fridinger
12/10/11 09:09 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 3031
Views: 1371468

Re: I think this qualifies as magic porn

The fact that there was a girl, possibly a relative of someone at Murphy's or maybe just an employee (We don't know) brought about a discussion of people wanking it to her is classless. This thread started with the imagery of a person masturbating to the girl, that was not needed. It was reinforced ...
by Scott Fridinger
10/11/10 11:59 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I think this qualifies as magic porn
Replies: 79
Views: 7874

Re: I think this qualifies as magic porn

I have not come to this site for some time, now I know why. What bothers me the most is that the head Genii and others have been here, commented and the post is still going.

Classless.
by Scott Fridinger
10/11/10 09:20 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: I think this qualifies as magic porn
Replies: 79
Views: 7874

Re: Neale, Lovell and Sisti

Robert E. Neale-Life, Death and Other Card Tricks. OOP $50. No longer on hold.
by Scott Fridinger
04/29/09 10:17 PM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Neale, Lovell and Sisti
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: Neale, Lovell and Sisti

Robert E. Neale-Life, Death and Other Card Tricks. OOP $50. (ON-HOLD)

Price Drops:
Jim Sisti-The Magic Menu Years 1 and 4. $28
Simon Lovell-Simon Says, The Close-Up Magic of Simon Lovell. OOP $45.
by Scott Fridinger
04/26/09 10:57 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Neale, Lovell and Sisti
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Neale, Lovell and Sisti

Jim Sisti-The Magic Menu Years 1 and 4.-$30. These are the spiral bound collections of all that years magazines. Great collectible, and great material for those looking for material on Restaurant/Walk-Around magic. Robert E. Neale-Life, Death and Other Card Tricks. OOP $50. Simon Lovell-Simon Says, ...
by Scott Fridinger
04/25/09 11:45 AM
 
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Neale, Lovell and Sisti
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: Gemini Twins

I can undertand where you are having issues with the Hammon handling of this routine, particularly at the end. I have been doing this effect for years, but the handling I use is from Michael Ammar's Easy to Master Card Miracles, one of the 1st the volumes, can't remember specifically right now. The ...
by Scott Fridinger
11/10/08 02:49 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Gemini Twins
Replies: 7
Views: 1283

Re: Where are the Pendragons?

Dave, While I am at it I should also address the "AGT should be for people who haven't already made it..." . Then we would never have seen Nathan Burton or David and Dania! The rules aren't set by us ... news flash! The producers want the best in America ... oh and the worst ... I stick b...
by Scott Fridinger
08/14/08 03:10 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where are the Pendragons?
Replies: 22
Views: 4760

Re: Where are the Pendragons?

I am sorry, but I am glad they are not on the show.

The Pendragons have already traveled the world and been National Headliners, etc, etc.

AGT should be for people who haven't already made it. If you already have had Vegas Shows, etc, you should not even be eligible.
by Scott Fridinger
08/10/08 12:15 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Where are the Pendragons?
Replies: 22
Views: 4760

Re: Criss Angel's New Season

I wouldn't think doing a trick which has you cut the head of a spectator open. It is one thing to cut your own arm open and pull out the quarter, but doing it to someone else just doesn't seem proper. As far as the water walking, didn't he do that already. Oh wait, that was a pool, completely differ...
by Scott Fridinger
07/24/08 04:08 PM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel's New Season
Replies: 1
Views: 527

Re: One Trick DVD Article by Richard Kaufman

I can't remember the last time I paid less than $15 for any packet trick. So maybe this isn't limited to DVDs.
by Scott Fridinger
07/18/08 01:05 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: One Trick DVD Article by Richard Kaufman
Replies: 109
Views: 28327

Re: Coins

What do you mean by impromptu? Are you looking to use other's coins or are you looking for something that is non-gaffed?
by Scott Fridinger
07/18/08 12:12 PM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Coins
Replies: 3
Views: 539

Re: Life, Death, and Other Card Tricks by Robert E. Neale

It has been long out of print.
by Scott Fridinger
07/18/08 12:11 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Life, Death, and Other Card Tricks by Robert E. Neale
Replies: 25
Views: 5062

Re: Coin Gaffs

Isn't the fact that the Mexican coin is used based on the fact that the Mexican coin slightly smaller then the Half? I believe (I don't have any in hand) that an English penny is actually slightly larger than the Half, a very small amount but still larger.
by Scott Fridinger
07/02/08 07:08 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Coin Gaffs
Replies: 18
Views: 2240

Re: One Trick DVD Article by Richard Kaufman

I don't think that there is a cut and dry answer to this. I have some books which I do not like, there is a great deal of stuff, but it taught nothing new. I have a few DVD's with many effects, which were not good. I have some one effect DVD's which I love. What about a packet trick that comes with ...
by Scott Fridinger
07/01/08 05:55 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: One Trick DVD Article by Richard Kaufman
Replies: 109
Views: 28327

Re: Clown?

Tom Stone wrote:Heh... most clowns I know would argue the opposite - that a Ronald-clone is less then a simple clown :)


I meant no offense to any clowns out there, I meant simple as in simple subtitle. Thanks for keeping me in-line, would want any crazy death threat by balloon.
by Scott Fridinger
06/19/08 04:57 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Clown?
Replies: 4
Views: 2091

Re: The Fun Shop Cups and Balls

I really liked the routine, it seemed very fresh for a cups and balls routine. Have you read the Loomis Cups and Balls routine? Your handling, not using the false transfers etc is along the same thinking. At least from the spectator's viewpoint (me), there wasn't any funny moves it was nice. Good Job.
by Scott Fridinger
06/18/08 11:07 PM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Fun Shop Cups and Balls
Replies: 22
Views: 4705

Clown?

I found it strange, and maybe I missed something, but in the recent article with David Regal, which included pictures of David being "strangled" by celebrities both magical and not, the name given to Ronald McDonald was simply "clown". Was this intentional, or was it just someone...
by Scott Fridinger
06/18/08 05:09 PM
 
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Clown?
Replies: 4
Views: 2091

Re: Question: Larry Jennings - Thoughts on Cards (Special Edition)

So, you could just put ALL the routines here for our review.

OK, maybe not.

I only mentioned it, just for the reason Richard mentioned, he said it wasn't edited yet, so I thought if it was brought up it would save a few minutes of proofreading later.
by Scott Fridinger
05/19/08 01:07 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question: Larry Jennings - Thoughts on Cards (Special Edition)
Replies: 20
Views: 3483

Re: Question: Larry Jennings - Thoughts on Cards (Special Edition)

If the card comes our face toward the audience, this last part is slightly off. "After youve removed the card from the pocket, pause for a few moments to allow suspense to build. Ask the spectator to announce the card he has been thinking of, then slowly turn around your card to reveal it."
by Scott Fridinger
05/18/08 04:16 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question: Larry Jennings - Thoughts on Cards (Special Edition)
Replies: 20
Views: 3483

Re: Ebay Sellers, Whats your take on latest feedback policy........... ???

I think he was just responding to me.
by Scott Fridinger
05/18/08 04:14 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ebay Sellers, Whats your take on latest feedback policy........... ???
Replies: 19
Views: 1623

Re: Ebay Sellers, Whats your take on latest feedback policy........... ???

I try as little as possible to buy from Ebay, my wife on the other hand will go through spurts. We always pay right away, and have been dissappointed a few times, but we have always had good communication. I feel that sellers have every right to post negative comments. What is really worse for me is...
by Scott Fridinger
05/17/08 02:34 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ebay Sellers, Whats your take on latest feedback policy........... ???
Replies: 19
Views: 1623

Re: Criss Angel Takes Another Hit from the LA Times

The "Gossip Media" is terrible. Makes me glad sometimes, that I am a poor fool.
by Scott Fridinger
05/09/08 05:19 AM
 
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Criss Angel Takes Another Hit from the LA Times
Replies: 12
Views: 1336

Re: Discussing a Disgusting Habit—Cigarettes and Magic

I would think that if you are going to use "other props", like crayons, you are going to be stuck with children's show environments. Fake "smokes" are just that, fake. They know they are fake and they become a prop. You are not using a "common" object, and in my opinion...
by Scott Fridinger
05/09/08 05:18 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Discussing a Disgusting Habit—Cigarettes and Magic
Replies: 37
Views: 3129

Re: Psychics Revealed Show on The CW

As the original poster of the other thread, I believe it is indead the same show.
by Scott Fridinger
03/16/08 03:50 AM
 
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Psychics Revealed Show on The CW
Replies: 5
Views: 749

Re: Anyone can now register on the GENII forum

Thanks for opening it up.
by Scott Fridinger
03/16/08 03:44 AM
 
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone can now register on the GENII forum
Replies: 36
Views: 4129

Re: The Blink Shift thank you and update

Tom, I checked out your site and was impressed with the clips. I assume you where making those videos as teaching videos for a friend. In particular I enjoyed the "coins appearing from a shuffled deck" and the double lift, again assuming here, you used for the Queen routine. Is that your d...
by Scott Fridinger
03/10/06 10:35 AM
 
Forum: Magicana
Topic: The Blink Shift thank you and update
Replies: 3
Views: 1149

Re: The black deck- My review.

I don't think the Hoyle/Bicycle/Stud whatever really matters. I think it is the Red/Blue deck with either the white border and "flowery/fancy back" or those ones without the border and "look like a casino card" is what matters. People use different brands, but other than the new ...
by Scott Fridinger
03/08/06 06:36 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The black deck- My review.
Replies: 16
Views: 357

Re: 2006 Conventions

Since Eric and Greg didn't post it, here is the link for the info on the Tucson Convention

www.celebratemagic.com

Check it out.
by Scott Fridinger
02/28/06 05:15 PM
 
Forum: Convention Room Mate Finder
Topic: 2006 Conventions
Replies: 9
Views: 2149

Re: Ring & Rubberband

Jeff what is your website?

I have played around with Pinnacle for quite some time, I like the effect.I too have never really looked at Simon's effect, but I will have to pull out the book and check it out. Thanks for bring all these effects to my attention.
by Scott Fridinger
02/27/06 10:31 AM
 
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Ring & Rubberband
Replies: 12
Views: 188

Re: Scarne's Cutting the Aces.

Can anyone give me a source for the Stevens Cull. Thanks.
by Scott Fridinger
02/05/06 11:59 AM
 
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Scarne's Cutting the Aces.
Replies: 50
Views: 1406
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