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by Mike Carr
December 4th, 2009, 2:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Scarlett Arrested
Replies: 15
Views: 3576

Re: Scarlett Arrested

Seems like her beau moved up from LEVITRA to levitation.
by Mike Carr
November 26th, 2009, 1:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: From the Heartland of America...
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: From the Heartland of America...

Pete Biro wrote:We been cookin' and cleanin' house all day... and tomorrow we overeat.

SUGGESTION: Ask those at your table to tell what they are most thankful for this year.


I'm thankful that I got out of the stock market in June '08. :D
by Mike Carr
November 4th, 2009, 3:03 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !
Replies: 53
Views: 8114

Re: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !

. . .there is a deluxe set with slipcase possibly in the works. Just as an FYI: I just received an email from an L & L Customer Service Rep. They stated: "This rumor is NOT true". Got this information straight from the "horse's" mouth. What would you expect a publisher to sa...
by Mike Carr
November 3rd, 2009, 11:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Book by Jim Steinemeyer, Ricky Jay & Mike Caveney Arrives
Replies: 40
Views: 4750

Re: New Book by Jim Steinemeyer, Ricky Jay & Mike Caveney Arrives

Just received mine. The UPS man groused about the weight while bringing them to the door,
Slipped him $10.00 "for lunch" and everything was peachy. ;)
by Mike Carr
November 2nd, 2009, 8:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THIS is the day
Replies: 38
Views: 2680

Re: THIS is the day

I thought that this was a slick costume!
by Mike Carr
November 2nd, 2009, 1:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: THIS is the day
Replies: 38
Views: 2680

Re: THIS is the day

Dustin Stinett wrote:Then you'll be pleased to know that my Mark Lewis costume was a rousing success.


:D
by Mike Carr
October 28th, 2009, 12:04 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic Book Knock-Off?
Replies: 7
Views: 862

Re: Magic Book Knock-Off?

Here is a photo of the British 1st edition - 1957 - Palmyra Press

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by Mike Carr
October 23rd, 2009, 2:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Tommy Wonder’s Stage Act on eBay
Replies: 36
Views: 4742

Re: Tommy Wonder's Stage Act on eBay

$112,358.13
by Mike Carr
October 17th, 2009, 1:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !
Replies: 53
Views: 8114

Re: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !

I hate to ruin the love festival going on in here but does anyone know if L&L will issue a slip case for all 5 volumes to go in? A short answer should suffice, then you can get back to your discussion on intellectual property and the like. No slipcase on the board but there is a deluxe set with...
by Mike Carr
October 16th, 2009, 6:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !
Replies: 53
Views: 8114

Re: Bruce Cervon Castle Notebooks Volume 5 !

Self evidently the market in magic says "yes" and vigorously defends it's right to continue to do so. Next question - is the ability to disrespect others a trick we value above entertaining audiences? Just what sort of magicians does that make us? Anyway - back to the Cervon notebooks (an...
by Mike Carr
October 16th, 2009, 11:10 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New Steinmeyer/Caveney History of Magic Book Almost Shipping
Replies: 65
Views: 8530

Re: New Steinmeyer/Caveney History of Magic Book Almost Shipping

This is the new SEVENTEEN pound book...



Richard, I am getting ready to go for the bench press world record. Would you please add four more Steinmeyer's to the bar and spot for me? :D
by Mike Carr
October 11th, 2009, 10:07 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Alexander At The Arcade
Replies: 2
Views: 485

Re: Alexander At The Arcade

Nice but not very rare.
Every PayPal and eBay help telephone rep has got one of these things in their cubical to provide inaccurate and inconsistent answers to caller's questions. :D
by Mike Carr
October 5th, 2009, 7:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ron Allesi Auction
Replies: 9
Views: 2319

Re: Ron Allesi Auction

I believe that Ron is packing it in as he is contemplating relocating to the Philippines. ;)
by Mike Carr
October 3rd, 2009, 10:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Experience the awesome power of...
Replies: 0
Views: 143

Experience the awesome power of...

by Mike Carr
September 30th, 2009, 1:35 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Need 12 inches?.... RNT2 Linking Rings for Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1132

Re: Need 12 inches?.... RNT2 Linking Rings for Sale

[color:#FF0000]Need 12 inches?[/color]


I don't know about the rest of you, but I certainly could use it :D
by Mike Carr
September 19th, 2009, 2:45 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Life, Death and Other Card Tricks; Castle Notebooks
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: WTB: Life, Death and Other Card Tricks; Castle Notebooks

Richard Kaufman wrote:I know what, but I don't know where.


A sporting house, RK.
by Mike Carr
September 19th, 2009, 2:42 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Life, Death and Other Card Tricks; Castle Notebooks
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: WTB: Life, Death and Other Card Tricks; Castle Notebooks

As for you Mr. Carr, all I can say is, 'Excuse me while I whip this out!'


Aaah...a man of insight. ;)
I figured that an old Alabama boy had heard that before.
by Mike Carr
September 18th, 2009, 9:23 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Life, Death and Other Card Tricks; Castle Notebooks
Replies: 9
Views: 496

Re: WTB: Life, Death and Other Card Tricks; Castle Notebooks

Asking to buy Cervon Notebooks on a magic forum is the same as pulling out your you know what in a you know where. :D
by Mike Carr
September 15th, 2009, 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Scam or Legit magic site..?
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: Scam or Legit magic site..?

This place knocked off my trick. Out of extreme curiousity I purchased one from this same guy on ebay. I feel sorry for anyone who buys this dreck. It doesn't even work. Because my effect is patented I was able to have eBay make him remove all the other ones he had listed. There were 6 in a row. I ...
by Mike Carr
August 27th, 2009, 4:56 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tenyo - Status of Company?
Replies: 44
Views: 5104

Re: Tenyo - Status of Company?

I don't know who these guys are, and I could be wrong, but it feels like they are trying to drive demand to clear inventory.


Doesn't anyone remember this guy?
Web Copyright 1996-2009 Cyrene & [size:11pt]Hardeen H. Houdini[/size] & MagicLegends.com.
by Mike Carr
August 23rd, 2009, 4:09 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Please read
Replies: 33
Views: 2279

Re: Please read

I consider this my last post and ask Mr. Kaufman and any mods to remove me, and my posts....i dont want my info on this site anymore.


Another satisfied customer! :D
by Mike Carr
August 23rd, 2009, 4:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Please read
Replies: 33
Views: 2279

Re: Please read

Steve Hook wrote:As Click and Clack would say, "Bo-o-o-o-gus!"


You forgot the third Tappet Brother, Clunk. :)
by Mike Carr
August 23rd, 2009, 4:01 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Please read
Replies: 33
Views: 2279

Re: Please read

Is the name really Rosenberg?


Yeah, Julius & Ethel.
by Mike Carr
August 23rd, 2009, 11:17 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Houdini Package Deal Here <---
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Re: Houdini Package Deal Here <---

liam a. black wrote:how much is postage to britan [sic]?


Couldn't locate that country in the mailing manual. ;)
by Mike Carr
August 23rd, 2009, 11:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: My experience with Snap Illusions
Replies: 89
Views: 20114

Re: My experience with Snap Illusions

Seb (and everyone watching this apparent train wreck), I merged the two Snap Illusion threads into one. I will also be changing the subject lines in the merged posts to match. (I was never really comfortable with the "[color:#FF0000] Snap Illusions Must Die [/color]" thing anyway.) Thanks...
by Mike Carr
August 16th, 2009, 9:10 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Status of Tenyo Elite?
Replies: 7
Views: 1020

Re: Status of Tenyo Elite?

I also included a Penetration Frame, not Tenyo, but plastic, and the first "real" magic trick I ever bought. Still works great.


Was it a Royal that came with a green vinyl carry pouch? :)
by Mike Carr
August 15th, 2009, 7:41 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Martinka Auction 38 Ends Sunday
Replies: 1
Views: 361

Re: Martinka Auction 38 Ends Sunday

Hello Tederic!

I am preparing to weigh in on your auctions. However, my budget is a bit pinched at the moment.

I would bid on higher priced things if you wouldn't mind taking some of these California I.O.Us off my hands in payment and at par.

Think it over.
Your Friend,
Mike Carr
by Mike Carr
August 14th, 2009, 8:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: For the gent searching for Norm Nielsen's Bottle Book
Replies: 0
Views: 97

For the gent searching for Norm Nielsen's Bottle Book

Saw this after it had closed on eBay w/o a bid.

eBay Item number:[color:#FF0000]300338860586[/color]

If this is the title you seek, contact the seller.
by Mike Carr
August 14th, 2009, 11:11 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout
Replies: 39
Views: 3836

Re: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout

Jonathan Townsend wrote:Some of us simply choose to respect the wishes of those who want their work kept private.


And, apparently, others do not.
by Mike Carr
August 13th, 2009, 9:42 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout
Replies: 39
Views: 3836

Re: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout

I'm quite pleased that some magicians treat trade secrets with respect and attempt to use the legal system for assistance. I often wonder why this isn't met with more enthusiasm amongst other magicians; instead it seems there's too much energy devoted towards criticizing these attempts I am in perf...
by Mike Carr
August 12th, 2009, 11:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic From 1875 To 1990's On Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Re: Magic From 1875 To 1990's On Ebay

Kevin Connolly wrote:I must have clicked the wrong template this week. :) It would have been good if I was selling The floating Rose though. ;)


Very elegant, antiquarian and a dash of mystery.
Not too shabby for a wrong click :)
by Mike Carr
August 12th, 2009, 12:00 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Magic From 1875 To 1990's On Ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 573

Re: Magic From 1875 To 1990's On Ebay

Your new Ink Frog layout looks swell.
by Mike Carr
August 11th, 2009, 11:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout
Replies: 39
Views: 3836

Re: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout

Speaking of Life Savers, is the 'agreement' stated in the front of that book at all enforceable? It was a joke? I'm assuming it's not enforceable since among other things no contract was presented to and agreed to before purchase of the book, but it's always left a bad taste in my mouth when I read...
by Mike Carr
August 11th, 2009, 11:39 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout
Replies: 39
Views: 3836

Re: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout

That all sounds good. Forgive a curious non-lawyer and born contrarian: Is there a determinate life for software agreements? Regular payments? Are there not burdensome limitations imposed by a software agreement (i.e. I can only use the software I've paid for on a limited (and low!) number of my ow...
by Mike Carr
August 11th, 2009, 11:05 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout
Replies: 39
Views: 3836

Re: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout

Entering into a contract, even one memorialized by a writing and signed under seal, do not make these provisions enforceable under the U.C.C. and/or any laws of the several states. And by including unlawful or unenforceable clauses in a contract, you run the risk of having the entire contract--and ...
by Mike Carr
August 11th, 2009, 6:43 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout
Replies: 39
Views: 3836

Re: FS Fitch/Kohler holdout

R.K & R.M. are correct. Indeterminate life, lack of regular or ridiculously low payments, no perfection of seller interest. All of the above make it a sale, not a lease. If seller attempts to enforce transfer limitation based upon copyrighted instructions for devise, unenforceable under first-sa...
by Mike Carr
August 9th, 2009, 2:59 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Scarlett Opens a New Magic Show in Vegas With Nude Assistants
Replies: 72
Views: 16814

Re: Scarlett Opens a New Magic Show in Vegas With Nude Assistants

Tim, do you know what a "merkin" is? That's how bizarre it gets in the US NYSE - Amalgamated Merkin (MUF) Thursday close 6 1/2 Up 1 3/8 on the day. Analysts believe the sudden spike to be the result of their company's premier line being mentioned on a international discussion forum. Recom...
by Mike Carr
August 7th, 2009, 9:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: magic cafe indicts magic magazines
Replies: 47
Views: 6041

Re: magic cafe indicts magic magazines

Brad, the only problem I have here is with your heading 'Magic Cafe [s]indicts[/s]...[size:11pt]
J'accuse[/size]'

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