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by Ruben Padilla
June 2nd, 2016, 1:37 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Marble
Replies: 19
Views: 3419

Re: Marble

Looks like fun, John. Well done!
by Ruben Padilla
July 29th, 2014, 2:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ricky Jay's Congress of Wonders
Replies: 109
Views: 17001

Re: Ricky Jay's Congress of Wonders

One of my all time favorite movies. In fact, top five!
If you haven't seen it, do yourself a favor and watch it today!
by Ruben Padilla
April 20th, 2014, 10:32 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for Max Maven's NUMBERSKULL deck.
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Looking for Max Maven's NUMBERSKULL deck.

Made by Ton Onosaka years ago. It's a deck with faces on one side and numbers on the other.

Please PM with asking price shipped near Los Angeles.

Thanks!
by Ruben Padilla
April 15th, 2014, 5:50 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking to buy Bill Guisas leather cone
Replies: 0
Views: 209

Looking to buy Bill Guisas leather cone

I missed out on getting one of these at Magic-Con. If you have one gathering dust (or you're the guy who bought the one I wanted and now you're realizing you're never going to utilize it, let me assuage your buyer's remorse!) I'll pay top dollar for this immediately. Please PM. And thank you, yes, I...
by Ruben Padilla
August 9th, 2013, 1:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: J.P. Jackson has Died
Replies: 11
Views: 2774

Re: J.P. Jackson has Died

I've known J.P. for years, since my days working at Chuck Martinez's old shop Magicians World (which my family eventually purchased) and then at Brad Burt's shop. He was the only guy who called me "Ruby", a nickname I've always hated except when J.P. said it - he had such joy in his voice....
by Ruben Padilla
May 30th, 2013, 1:31 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FSH - Books Of Wonder
Replies: 1
Views: 434

Re: FSH - Books Of Wonder

Worth every penny.
by Ruben Padilla
September 10th, 2012, 2:25 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS - Nick Lewin's Psychometry Royale
Replies: 7
Views: 1223

Re: FS - Nick Lewin's Psychometry Royale

SOLD. (Thank you, Paul!)
by Ruben Padilla
September 7th, 2012, 4:00 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Wood Chop Cups
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

Re: Wood Chop Cups

Really beautiful cups!
by Ruben Padilla
September 6th, 2012, 10:41 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS - Nick Lewin's Psychometry Royale
Replies: 7
Views: 1223

Re: FS - Nick Lewin's Psychometry Royale

$75 (That's $50.00 off!!!)
by Ruben Padilla
September 4th, 2012, 2:45 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS - Nick Lewin's Psychometry Royale
Replies: 7
Views: 1223

FS - Nick Lewin's Psychometry Royale

One of Ted Annemann's greatest legacies to the magic world was his Pseudo Psychometry. Tony Griffith showed it to master showman Maurice Fogel and Fogel turned it into an entertainment masterpiece 'Second Spot.' Here is the Ultimate development and evolution of the routine. The perfect bags with per...
by Ruben Padilla
August 23rd, 2012, 7:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Poll: With which magician would you like to spend an evening talking magic?
Replies: 82
Views: 9763

Re: Poll: With which magician would you like to spend an evening talking magic?

Easy.

Michael Weber.

Hope I have the chance someday...
by Ruben Padilla
February 14th, 2012, 12:34 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ken Krenzel Passes
Replies: 76
Views: 13299

Re: Ken Krenzel Passes

Ryan, thanks for that memory. I have a similar memory with Roger Klaus being equally nice to me in Las Vegas. It's nice to know that Ken was so generous. Appreciate your sharing...
by Ruben Padilla
December 18th, 2011, 2:10 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Tim Ellis Book
Replies: 13
Views: 1929

Re: New Tim Ellis Book

Appreciate this thread. Just ordered my copy. The above coupon code has expired. There is currently a new promotion that runs till the end of the month.
Just type "DECBOOKS11" at the coupon prompt and save 20%.

Happy Holidays!
by Ruben Padilla
October 31st, 2011, 4:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fire at The Magic Castle?
Replies: 54
Views: 9660

Re: Fire at The Magic Castle?

Received word that it appears to be in the attic. But yes, all signs point to a fire.

http://www.scpr.org/news/2011/10/31/296 ... stle-fire/
by Ruben Padilla
September 29th, 2011, 6:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A "BRA" CADABRA
Replies: 21
Views: 1498

Re: A "BRA" CADABRA

Thanks, Dodd, for keeping us abreast of the situation!
by Ruben Padilla
June 16th, 2011, 4:27 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas
Replies: 704
Views: 236133

Re: New Book Coming on the Card Magic of David Berglas

Hi, Richard. I ordered my copy after May 27. Will subsequent orders (like mine) be shipped Priority?

Thanks. Really looking forward to reading it!
by Ruben Padilla
May 11th, 2011, 5:05 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New Big Fat Wooden Money Maker from Victor Voitko
Replies: 4
Views: 809

Re: New Big Fat Wooden Money Maker from Victor Voitko

Richard, how is this different from the one that was previously available? It looks the same to me...
by Ruben Padilla
May 11th, 2011, 4:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Cohen at Carnegie Hall
Replies: 18
Views: 2567

Re: Steve Cohen at Carnegie Hall

How did he get to Carnegie Hall?
by Ruben Padilla
April 20th, 2011, 4:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection
Replies: 85
Views: 12732

Re: Update to the Auction of the Century - The Christopher Collection

Anyone know what the bronze magician desk statue went for? Just curious...
by Ruben Padilla
March 30th, 2011, 2:27 am
Forum: Convention Reports
Topic: Magic-Con 2011 Schedule
Replies: 14
Views: 2171

Re: Magic-Con 2011 Schedule

I've just posted extensive coverage on the Thursday night reception and Day 1 (Friday) events.
More to come soon.
Hope you enjoy...

www.MagiciansOnly.com
by Ruben Padilla
January 8th, 2011, 3:12 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Want to buy cups and balls
Replies: 22
Views: 3622

Re: Want to buy cups and balls

Bill's site is one of the greatest sites devoted to magic that I've ever seen.
SO happy he makes this invaluable resource available to us.
Thank you, Bill.
by Ruben Padilla
January 7th, 2011, 1:53 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS - Original P&L cups in MINT condition!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 816

FS - Original P&L cups in MINT condition!!!

Original P&L cups in MINT condition. So mint that Id recommend only displaying them for the sake of history. (And put gloves on when you handle them!) But if you DO choose to use them - Wow! Ive seen a lot of cups, and Ive never seen a set of P&L cups in this fine of a condition. Not a scrat...
by Ruben Padilla
January 1st, 2011, 9:26 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: "Secret Agenda" by Roberto Giobbi
Replies: 1
Views: 897

"Secret Agenda" by Roberto Giobbi

A new Preview of this great new book on my website, www.MagiciansOnly.com

I hope you enjoy it.
by Ruben Padilla
November 30th, 2010, 3:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What David Copperfield Can Teach Us About Sales
Replies: 2
Views: 799

Re: What David Copperfield Can Teach Us About Sales

Very disappointed in the article. In my opinion, there are so many better lessons to be extracted from magic for use in marketing than the six he identified.

Hmm, maybe I should get writing...
by Ruben Padilla
November 27th, 2010, 3:24 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Viking Haenchen 4 Cup Wood Turned Cups & Balls Limited to 36 sets, c.1990s
Replies: 6
Views: 1605

Re: Viking Haenchen 4 Cup Wood Turned Cups & Balls Limited to 36 sets, c.1990s

Would still love to know the answer to my question asked last month.
Will these hold a tennis ball load?

Thanks.
by Ruben Padilla
October 9th, 2010, 3:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: wyrick 'rips off' harary on ellen
Replies: 90
Views: 14284

Re: wyrick 'rips off' harary on ellen

I clicked on the link to see the video and saw Wyrick producing a Hummer. Was the water tank illusion scrapped? Or was the video changed?
by Ruben Padilla
October 8th, 2010, 5:24 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Viking Haenchen 4 Cup Wood Turned Cups & Balls Limited to 36 sets, c.1990s
Replies: 6
Views: 1605

Re: Viking Haenchen 4 Cup Wood Turned Cups & Balls Limited to 36 sets, c.1990s

Can you tell us how big a load these can take? A tennis ball?
Thanks.
by Ruben Padilla
October 3rd, 2010, 3:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Dean's Box being knocked off on Ebay
Replies: 15
Views: 3975

Re: Dean's Box being knocked off on Ebay

Forty bucks to ship it!
by Ruben Padilla
September 21st, 2010, 5:46 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe
Replies: 62
Views: 8290

Re: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe

Removed my avatar.

But I fell for it, and entered my password into the box!! Multiple times!

Now what?
by Ruben Padilla
September 21st, 2010, 5:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe
Replies: 62
Views: 8290

Re: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe

Kevin, on which forum - THIS forum?
Or the Cafe forum.

If the Cafe, I can't get on at all!
by Ruben Padilla
September 21st, 2010, 5:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe
Replies: 62
Views: 8290

Trouble getting on Magic Cafe

When I try to go to the site, a pop-down box appears that prompts me to enter a user name and password: To view this page, you must log in to this area on <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.themagiccafe.com:80">www.themagiccafe.com:80</a><!-- w -->: User Name: Password: And when I put in...
by Ruben Padilla
September 9th, 2010, 12:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: my favorite wand
Replies: 7
Views: 1668

Re: my favorite wand

Awesome, Danny!
by Ruben Padilla
August 21st, 2010, 4:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tom Mullica update
Replies: 19
Views: 3173

Re: Tom Mullica update

Wow! If this doesn't brighten your day I don't know what will!
Smiles all around.
Congratulations, Tom!
Let the celebration begin!!!
by Ruben Padilla
August 13th, 2010, 6:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magicians in Trouble
Replies: 72
Views: 8583

Re: Magicians in Trouble

Dodd Vickers has positioned his site as a "newswire", and with that assumed responsibility, I believe he should continue his quest to be careful, sensitive, and pragmatic with regards to the publishing of information that is possibly premature. Richard's site has this forum, where there ar...

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