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by Richard Morrell
March 5th, 2016, 5:49 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Re: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?

Hi Chris,

That sounds really good, sent you a PM as I don't really want to get into method specifics in an open forum, hope that is ok.

Cheers.

Rich.
by Richard Morrell
March 5th, 2016, 9:13 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Re: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?

I would have one if you could 3D print them Chris, they need to hold two cards side by side, can you print in transparent acrylic and then brush or matte the front so it is not totally transparent?
by Richard Morrell
March 5th, 2016, 9:11 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Re: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?

Yes I'm sure you can find similar look for menu holders, the ones I have are black acrylic so don't need frosting, you could buy the transparent ones though and try and frost them. I don't think having them a solid colour loses anything it does the job and hides the necessary for a fantastic trick, ...
by Richard Morrell
March 4th, 2016, 6:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcing Ultramodern.
Replies: 29
Views: 4213

Re: Announcing Ultramodern.

Ryan has managed to invoke a sense of nostalgia in me with this publication. In the days of one trick downloads, and ebooks, that you can purchase instantly, with nothing more than your Paypal password, it feels good to hold a physical product in your hand. Something that you know will contain good ...
by Richard Morrell
March 4th, 2016, 6:40 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?
Replies: 9
Views: 1474

Re: Acrylic stand for Aronson's Two by Two?

I bought some of the stands below that are essentially Menu or Poster stands the type of thing you would see in restaurants to hold menus, work very well for the Aronson trick and other tricks I do that require the display of some cards, including Simon's Birthday Card trick. http://www.amazon.co.uk...
by Richard Morrell
February 3rd, 2016, 9:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Announcing Ultramodern.
Replies: 29
Views: 4213

Re: Announcing Ultramodern.

Hi Ryan, I love these smaller type magic books, your previous two have been great, I have the few that John Bannon put out as well in the run up to High Caliber, as you say it feels that gap and there is still nothing like holding a book in your hand! Very excited to receive my Ultramodern, and what...
by Richard Morrell
April 30th, 2015, 8:42 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eddie Dawes and the Hull Magicians' Circle
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Re: Eddie Dawes and the Hull Magicians' Circle

Thanks for the mention Dustin, it certainly is an amazing achievement for Eddie. Sadly Paul Daniels was ill on the day but Martin Daniels stepped into his shoes and along with Andrew Green provided a brilliant Gala Show. Debbie McGee provided an after-dinner speech and posed for photos, and we had b...
by Richard Morrell
August 26th, 2011, 10:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last Chance to Buy "The Berglas Effects"
Replies: 15
Views: 3629

Re: Last Chance to Buy "The Berglas Effects"

As usual the ever efficient Margret has come to the rescue and it is all sorted, apparently due to some technical glitches my order wasn't processed, it has been and the book is on its way, look forward to reading it!
by Richard Morrell
August 26th, 2011, 8:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Last Chance to Buy "The Berglas Effects"
Replies: 15
Views: 3629

Re: Last Chance to Buy "The Berglas Effects"

Richard, do you know how long these are taking to ship to the UK? I ordered mine 7 weeks ago (July 8th) and still not arrived, I appreciate it might be coming on the slow shipping option, but any idea how long is a reasonable time to wait? Just if it has gone missing, and you don't have many more bo...
by Richard Morrell
January 10th, 2011, 6:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: January 2011 issue
Replies: 20
Views: 3001

Re: January 2011 issue

Mine arrived in the UK this morning, but without a free monte trick :( It looks like another great edition though and I have to say being able to read it online before it arrives is fantastic.
by Richard Morrell
August 28th, 2010, 5:29 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: September Issue of Genii In the Mail! Have you Received your Copy?
Replies: 37
Views: 2360

Re: September Issue of Genii In the Mail! Have you Received your Copy?

September issue arrived for me here in the UK this morning, looks great... sadly I didn't get my August issue, so have just e-mailed the office for a replacement.

Anyway off to dig into this issue, looking forward to reading Jamy's article.

Rich.
by Richard Morrell
June 17th, 2010, 8:21 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Digg founder Kevin Rose and Blaine
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Digg founder Kevin Rose and Blaine

If you watch Diggnation this week <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://revision3.com/diggnation/iphone4">http://revision3.com/diggnation/iphone4</a><!-- m --> Kevin mentions it, apparently it was a house party in California, at the house of some Angel Investor that Kevin knows. He mentions in ...
by Richard Morrell
August 1st, 2009, 7:07 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: August issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 23
Views: 1711

Re: August issue of Genii Now in the Mail

Our regular mail copy came yesterday. Service seems pretty good this month so far. I'll be eager to hear from my subscribers in the UK when they receive it. (Their copies were actually mailed out a few days later because they had to be trucked en mass to the east coast before going in the post, but...
by Richard Morrell
July 31st, 2009, 5:19 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Day 6 and the Results - Friday
Replies: 40
Views: 9070

Re: FISM Day 6 and the Results - Friday

Just wanted to add my vote of thanks to those who have been reporting this week, wish I could have been there, this was the next best thing, having done FISM reporting in the past I know what a task it can be, so huge thanks to Craig, Richard, Tim, Peter, Andy, Andrew and anyone else who has been in...
by Richard Morrell
May 30th, 2009, 6:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: June Genii
Replies: 38
Views: 3161

Re: June Genii

Hi Richard, It seems to be working, my June issue arrived here in the UK this morning under the plain envelope scheme. I also got replacements for March and April under a plain envelope, the only one I am missing now is May which I presume went out in the usual way, have contacted Margret for a repl...
by Richard Morrell
March 30th, 2009, 5:30 am
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Gambit Magazine
Replies: 13
Views: 4505

Re: Gambit Magazine

Attendees of the Session Convention back in January got chance to see Ben perform some of this material, someone commented to me that it was like seeing Lennart Green for the first time, you really can't believe what you are seeing, almost like being a layman again, what a great feeling. In Ben's ha...
by Richard Morrell
March 29th, 2009, 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue of Genii is Now In the Mail--Featuring Andy Nyman!
Replies: 63
Views: 7174

Re: The April Issue of Genii is Now In the Mail--Featuring Andy Nyman!

I renewed my sub back in November last year, I got my last issue which was January but then never recieved February on my new subscription, Margret was as ever helpful and assured me I was on the February distribution list and sent me a replacement in an opaque envelope which I recieved, however I h...
by Richard Morrell
June 17th, 2008, 6:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: June Genii arrived in mailbox
Replies: 34
Views: 3402

Re: June Genii arrived in mailbox

Anyone in the UK got their June issue? Still waiting on mine, usually arrives pretty quickly via airmail, I see it got to Germany end of May.
by Richard Morrell
June 3rd, 2008, 10:54 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Friendfeed for Magicians
Replies: 0
Views: 266

Friendfeed for Magicians

Hi Guys, JFYI... Anyone else here on Friendfeed? In case you don't know, Friendfeed is a new social site made by ex-google employees, you can see an introduction and explanation on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friendfeed Recently they have implemented a Rooms function: http://blog.friendf...
by Richard Morrell
April 22nd, 2008, 11:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Penumbra
Replies: 28
Views: 3917

Re: Penumbra

Yeah so tough you can't even find time to update your subscribers who have paid you good money to do a job. I am still two issues short of my subscription, I suppose I could e-mail them but I shouldn't have to do the chasing, if there is going to be a delay of any kind it should be upto them to info...
by Richard Morrell
April 16th, 2008, 11:27 am
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: The Berglas Effect
Replies: 43
Views: 67203

Re: The Berglas Effect

Sounds similar to what he did at the end of his lecture at FISM 2003, I got to be his lighting guy, ok I turned the lights off when he nodded at me, but still! He showed some great clips and talked about his life then finished by inviting six people onstage with their packs of cards. He then ran thr...
by Richard Morrell
March 25th, 2008, 9:12 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: MacDonald's Aces Handlings
Replies: 52
Views: 9802

Re: MacDonald's Aces Handlings

If you want an unusual approach and what is an excellent handling check out Jack Parkers The Three Stooges which appeared in Genii and also is in 52 Memories. I was one of the 'Stooges' when Jack showed this at The Session and smoked me and a room full of magicians, its a great hands-off handling th...
by Richard Morrell
March 3rd, 2008, 2:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM Europe Cancelled
Replies: 1
Views: 470

Re: FISM Europe Cancelled

Wow certainly another blow to FISM, was looking forward to going to Sofia as well how did they let it get this far though, you would think they could find the finances and organisers, they manage to organise the world championship, a little convention like that shouldn't prove an issue :( Still savi...
by Richard Morrell
February 17th, 2006, 11:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: New Design and New Forum coming for Genii
Replies: 22
Views: 442

Re: New Design and New Forum coming for Genii

There certainly seems to be UBB Classic converter scripts for PHPBB and vBulletin two of the more major PHP boards: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.phpbb.com/downloads.php">http://www.phpbb.com/downloads.php</a><!-- m --> <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.vbulletin.com/do...
by Richard Morrell
February 17th, 2006, 11:15 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Arthur Setterington 1924 - 2006
Replies: 6
Views: 283

Re: Arthur Setterington 1924 - 2006

Thanks Clay for your kind words Arthur will indeed be sadly missed. Arthur was of course a close friend of Eddie Dawes and they shared a passion for magical history. Knowing Eddies (and Arthurs) concern for historical accuracy, I should correct the date of Arthurs passing, which was given to me in e...
by Richard Morrell
January 28th, 2006, 4:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Arthur Setterington 1924 - 2006
Replies: 6
Views: 283

Arthur Setterington 1924 - 2006

Sorry to report the sad news that Arthur Setterington died on Thursday 26th January 2006 age 81. Arthur was a warm, generous magician who will be sadly missed by his many friends and correspondents throughout the world. He was a prolific magical inventor, writer and performer. A MIMC and recipient o...
by Richard Morrell
September 24th, 2005, 2:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: ALL AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER ISSUES AIRMAILED TO FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS TODAY!
Replies: 50
Views: 873

Re: ALL AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER ISSUES AIRMAILED TO FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS TODAY!

Same as Ian August and September arrived here this morning postmarked Sweden... off to do some quiet reading :)
by Richard Morrell
September 20th, 2005, 3:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Reed Mclintock - Great Britian
Replies: 4
Views: 118

Re: Reed Mclintock - Great Britian

George,

Do you know if he has a tour schedule?
by Richard Morrell
September 9th, 2005, 1:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Boris Wild Marked Deck - Factory Printed by US Playing Card!
Replies: 45
Views: 7051

Re: The Boris Wild Marked Deck - Factory Printed by US Playing Card!

Bob's system is fantastic and I have marked a few decks with it and will continue to use it, but I think the Boris Wild system gives you one distinct advantage, that you only have to spread very little to see the markings rather that right upto the first flower on the design, so you can read them fr...
by Richard Morrell
September 3rd, 2005, 2:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cogitations finished?
Replies: 80
Views: 6821

Re: Cogitations finished?

Originally posted by Keith Raygor: I don't recall anyone flat out saying no emails were sent. I acknowledgethey were sent. We know some people received them. This was never the issue. The people speaking out were the one's that didn't receive them and only stated that. Hmmm... The people who paid f...
by Richard Morrell
September 2nd, 2005, 4:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cogitations finished?
Replies: 80
Views: 6821

Re: Cogitations finished?

I guess I was one of the lucky ones who actually has a working e-mail address and had e-mail updates from Steve right from the start, I don't want to take sides but thought I would re-dress the balance and correct a few mistruths, for people to flat out say that no e-mail was sent warning you of the...
by Richard Morrell
August 24th, 2005, 12:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ATTENTION FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS: HAVE YOU RECEIVED YOUR AUGUST ISSUE YET?
Replies: 39
Views: 645

Re: ATTENTION FOREIGN SUBSCRIBERS: HAVE YOU RECEIVED YOUR AUGUST ISSUE YET?

Nope not here either, direct airmail subscription.
by Richard Morrell
August 16th, 2005, 12:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: September Genii arrived
Replies: 48
Views: 1149

Re: September Genii arrived

Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: Actually, let me expand a bit upon what's happening with our UK delivery. Richard, Appreciate the update, and explanation, I think we just became too spoilt with the issues that used to arrive before the month began! Will let you know when the August issue reac...
by Richard Morrell
August 12th, 2005, 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: August Genii arrived.
Replies: 19
Views: 503

Re: August Genii arrived.

Not here either, but usually when I say that it turns up!
by Richard Morrell
August 9th, 2005, 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tony Giorgio and Magic Castle
Replies: 11
Views: 397

Re: Tony Giorgio and Magic Castle

The joys of the Internet Archive:

Tony Giorgio\'s Website
by Richard Morrell
April 5th, 2005, 11:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: APRIL GENII IN THE MAIL!
Replies: 21
Views: 840

Re: APRIL GENII IN THE MAIL!

Originally posted by Daniel Lander:
Have any UK airmail subscribers received their April issue yet?

Just curious as I'm still waiting for mine...
Not yet no...
by Richard Morrell
March 16th, 2005, 11:07 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Slop Shuffle
Replies: 55
Views: 7638

Re: Slop Shuffle

Originally posted by D. Conn: Is the Greg Wilson variant of Sankey's trick in print? I'd love to check it out. Doug, Check out his Pyrotechnic Pasteboards DVD: http://www.penguinmagic.com/product.php?ID=362 The routine in question is Flashback, great version for a more formal occasion, still prefer...
by Richard Morrell
February 1st, 2005, 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jan issue
Replies: 12
Views: 298

Re: Jan issue

Yep I got the Feb issue this morning as well, the Genii office are sending me another January issue.

Rich.
by Richard Morrell
January 26th, 2005, 2:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jan issue
Replies: 12
Views: 298

Re: Jan issue

Anyone recieved the January issue in the UK yet? I'm beginning to panic as we are now discussing the February issue, I got the December one, and even renewed my subscription in the middle of December, and got a confirmation e-mail, but no January issue?

Rich.
by Richard Morrell
December 26th, 2004, 8:47 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Platform Cards Across
Replies: 63
Views: 2436

Re: Platform Cards Across

Jrg's Bills Across II can be found in English in his SAM lecture notes, available from H&R.

Rich.

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