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by Robert Meisch
February 27th, 2015, 3:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A great Musician and a surprise guest...
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

Re: A great Musician and a surprise guest...

Whoops, excuse me ... Yes Roy Walton's effect but Jamy's performance.

My bad. Sorry.

-robert
by Robert Meisch
February 27th, 2015, 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: A great Musician and a surprise guest...
Replies: 3
Views: 1146

A great Musician and a surprise guest...

Watched a Jill Solbule concert on Stageit last night. It was a great intimate concert broadcast from what seemed like her home. Well, that's great but why post that here you ask...Well she had a special guest ... Jamy Ian Swiss and he performed Card warp and it was cool! What a totally awesome surpr...
by Robert Meisch
December 23rd, 2014, 3:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Register for the Genii Convention Before the Price Rises!
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

Re: Register for the Genii Convention Before the Price Rises

A guy can wish, right?

I'm sure whatever you've got up your sleeve will be cool. Can't wait.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
December 23rd, 2014, 2:22 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Register for the Genii Convention Before the Price Rises!
Replies: 16
Views: 3056

Re: Register for the Genii Convention Before the Price Rises

Such a tease...
I'm hoping, nay praying, for "Mr. Jennings Takes it easy"...

But whatever it is, it will probably be awesome!

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
November 26th, 2014, 2:45 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Kaufman and Company Cyber Monday Sale: EXTENDED
Replies: 11
Views: 6746

Re: Kaufman and Company Cyber Monday Sale: The Details!

Will the $5 per book shipping apply if we add books that aren't on the list?

Been wanting to get the Seance book too.

Thanks.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
November 25th, 2014, 12:12 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Which Would You Rather Have: Black Friday or Cyber Monday?
Replies: 19
Views: 6939

Re: Which Would You Rather Have: Black Friday or Cyber Monda

Oh, can't wait!

Thank you sir.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
November 25th, 2014, 11:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic set for kids...
Replies: 24
Views: 5704

Re: Magic set for kids...

Does anyone have any experience with the Spectacular magic kit by Ideal: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000PWNGV8/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_dp_ss_2?pf_rd_p=1944687622&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B00BT957OU&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=1HJKTMXR89PCJZ8820A3 I would go wit...
by Robert Meisch
November 20th, 2014, 1:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magic set for kids...
Replies: 24
Views: 5704

Re: Magic set for kids...

I'll check those out.

The Melissa and Doug Magic sets are pretty highly rated too. Anybody have any experiences with those ... good, bad or otherwise?

Thanks.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
November 20th, 2014, 11:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic set for kids...
Replies: 24
Views: 5704

Magic set for kids...

Can any body recommend a good beginner magic set for an 8 year old?
I have been looking at reviews online and none of them stand out.
Most of them seem kind of junky. I'm looking for quality over quantity of tricks.

Thanks.

Robert
by Robert Meisch
October 31st, 2014, 2:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Genii Says Happy All Hallows Eve
Replies: 4
Views: 1051

Re: The Genii Says Happy All Hallows Eve

Happy Halloween to you too oh great Genii! And all other magicians, mentalists, etc...

Have a safe holiday.

-robert
by Robert Meisch
August 29th, 2014, 5:08 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"
Replies: 14
Views: 3078

Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

Yeah, I figured I might have to buy a set to get a Vol. 2 but it was the only thing I could find reasonably priced.

So, I jumped at it to at least get the first part.

-robert
by Robert Meisch
August 29th, 2014, 4:13 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"
Replies: 14
Views: 3078

Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

I managed to find Vol 1 through ABEBooks.com but am still looking for Vol 2. If anyone knows of a Vol2 or a set for sale ata reasonable price please let me know.

By the way, Vol 1 is great so far.

Thanks.

Robert
by Robert Meisch
August 28th, 2014, 10:48 am
Forum: Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Frozen tricks...
Replies: 3
Views: 2294

Tenyo Frozen tricks...

Richard, In the More Genii Speaks of the last issue you mentioned that Tenyo would be releasing Frozen themed tricks to the Japanese Disney parks. Being the Tenyo insider, do you have any ideas about when they will be available? My daughter has a mild interest in magic but this might seal the deal. ...
by Robert Meisch
July 10th, 2014, 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: iGenii problem
Replies: 31
Views: 7477

Re: iGenii problem

Kudos to you Richard and the new Company for being responsive to issues and requests. With the last company it seemed we were on our own. I had to re-download the app every month.

Thanks.

-robert
by Robert Meisch
June 6th, 2014, 9:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hold On! Second Genii Convention Coming in Oct. 2015
Replies: 90
Views: 15904

Re: Hold On! Second Genii Convention Coming in Oct. 2015

This is very exciting! I could not attend the first one but have marked the calendar.
Any more specifics on When in October?


Also, Could this be the debut party for Mr. Jennings Takes it Easy?

That would be too cool but another Genii convention is awesome enough by itself.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
March 17th, 2014, 4:09 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: App for android tablets
Replies: 82
Views: 21842

Re: App for android tablets

Odd, I am using a first Gen Nexus 7 with Android 4.4.2 (I think).

Anyways, just a slight inconvenience for your great content.

Thanks

-robert
by Robert Meisch
March 17th, 2014, 12:22 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: App for android tablets
Replies: 82
Views: 21842

Re: App for android tablets

Any update on the Android iGenii app?

I still have to uninstall/reinstall it every month to get the new issue to show up. Just wondering.

Thanks.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
February 25th, 2014, 12:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Highlight of this Year's Blackpool Gala Show
Replies: 15
Views: 2858

Re: Highlight of this Year's Blackpool Gala Show

I couldn't make it ... I just couldn't make it through his video. Wow...

-robert
by Robert Meisch
November 22nd, 2013, 10:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Martin Gardner and Todd Karr
Replies: 43
Views: 11564

Re: Martin Gardner and Todd Karr

I hear Chris Angel might be able to help with that. ;p

-r
by Robert Meisch
October 15th, 2013, 10:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: card college DVD's and list of card tricks for newbie
Replies: 38
Views: 9645

Re: card college DVD's and list of card tricks for newbie

I can't speak to the DVD's but the Card College books are awesome. If the DVD's keep a similar format then as you learn techniques and sleights you will learn tricks that utilize what you just learned. So, it(at least the books) has a built in "logical order of good tricks to learn." I hav...
by Robert Meisch
July 26th, 2013, 10:20 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: My New Book "Japan Ingenious" On Pre-Pub Sale
Replies: 33
Views: 15999

Re: My New Book "Japan Ingenious" On Pre-Pub Sale

Thank you sir.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
July 25th, 2013, 2:14 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: My New Book "Japan Ingenious" On Pre-Pub Sale
Replies: 33
Views: 15999

Re: My New Book "Japan Ingenious" On Pre-Pub Sale

Richard,

Any chance you could post the table of contents for this new book so we have an idea about the content?

I have always wanted to pick up 5x5 but this may supersede that purchase.

Thanks.

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
July 23rd, 2013, 12:52 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: App for android tablets
Replies: 82
Views: 21842

Re: App for android tablets

I'm not able to tell what version I'm using but is anyone else having a problem with getting the newest issues to appear in the list? I am having to uninstall and reinstall for it to show up. (I imagine that I have the latest version of the app since I've uninstalled/reinstalled for both of the most...
by Robert Meisch
July 10th, 2013, 2:18 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"
Replies: 14
Views: 3078

Re: WTB: David P. Abbott "House of Mystery"

I went through the same thing with Laura and the P&T gift shop. I've been searching for a set too. For a while their was a set on Amazon for $795...YIKES!

Anyway, still looking...

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
June 18th, 2013, 2:31 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Index Help?
Replies: 29
Views: 3378

Re: Card Index Help?

I would recommend checking out Daniel Madison's The Advocate. Having not used the other indexes ... I can say that this one works as advertised. Another benefit, is that it is fairly easy to build and use once you get the hang of it.

-robert
by Robert Meisch
May 3rd, 2013, 2:53 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Harry Lorayne e-books
Replies: 57
Views: 8322

Re: Harry Lorayne e-books

This is exciting news.

So, Mr. Kaufman, will you be following Mr. Lorayne's lead by any chance? Will we be seeing your work converted to ebook format? You have hinted so in the past.

Thanks,


Robert
by Robert Meisch
March 20th, 2013, 11:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Coming Next Month in Genii from Tom Stone ...
Replies: 8
Views: 1207

Re: Coming Next Month in Genii from Tom Stone ...

I'll apologize for hijacking this thread ahead of time. Tom, is there a publicly accessible(Youtube, etc.) video of your performance of the cups and balls anywhere? I looked and didn't find any ... which is probably on purpose but I thought I would ask. I've read descriptions and would absolutely lo...
by Robert Meisch
March 12th, 2013, 10:49 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Books I'm Currently Working On
Replies: 11
Views: 8167

Re: Books I'm Currently Working On

Awe Man.... No Mr. Jennings Takes it easy?

I was really hoping for an early 2013 release.

You sure do have a full plate. I guess I'll just have to sate myself with your other projects when they are available.

Thanks.

-robert
by Robert Meisch
February 18th, 2013, 10:51 am
Forum: iGenii
Topic: App for android tablets
Replies: 82
Views: 21842

Re: App for android tablets

Hey Richard, Just a heads up: The videos had titles when I read the March issue this weekend on my Nexus 7. I didn't think to retest the buttons on the pages but will try them again later. The titles helped alot. Anyways,I thought you might wnat to know. Thanks for another great issue. Robert Meisch.
by Robert Meisch
January 28th, 2013, 12:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Genii Kindle Fire App Now Live
Replies: 11
Views: 1273

Re: Genii Kindle Fire App Now Live

Hey, no problem. I'm happy to have the app. I'll work around the bugs until they are fixed. This is definitely a step in the right direction. Is there a way us user's should notify them that would help?

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
January 28th, 2013, 10:00 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Genii Kindle Fire App Now Live
Replies: 11
Views: 1273

Re: Genii Kindle Fire App Now Live

I got it up and running on my Nexus 7. Had the same video issue, however, your fix worked. Except I didn't see titles for the videos in the list to know what they were ...I just kind a clicked on a few aiming where I think they were placed in the mag to get what I wanted. Should they be titled? This...
by Robert Meisch
January 10th, 2013, 4:47 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: App for android tablets
Replies: 82
Views: 21842

Re: App for android tablets

Richard,

I can't put my finger on the post but I thought I read somewhere else in the forum that an iGenii Android app was on the way.

Is this still true and is there an ETA?

I know I can login using the browser it would just be less cumbersome.

Thanks.

Robert
by Robert Meisch
October 17th, 2012, 10:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: We're Back From the Genii Bash!
Replies: 106
Views: 20215

Re: We're Back From the Genii Bash!

Please Chief Genii, Tell all of us who couldn't attend that you recorded the whole event and will shortly be selling an edited DVD collection so we can live the event through it...

Please...

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
February 23rd, 2012, 2:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What books (magic & allied) are you currently reading?
Replies: 19
Views: 3461

Re: What books (magic & allied) are you currently reading?

Currently reading Lorayne's Close-Up Card magic and loving it. My wife just found a used copy of Table-Rappers: Victorians and the Occult by Ronald Pearsall and I just started it. It's interesting so far and will have to sate my desire for Teller & Karr's House of Mystery which I have been covet...
by Robert Meisch
November 4th, 2011, 4:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Genii: The Conjurors' CONVENTION in 2012
Replies: 113
Views: 15064

Re: Genii: The Conjurors' CONVENTION in 2012

I would love to see beginning Magic classes or lectures. Something geared to getting us newer folks on the road to learning to perform. That would be really helpful. I went to a convention in NOLA ahwile back and it was cool to see all the performers and the sales area but I was hoping for beginer c...
by Robert Meisch
June 23rd, 2011, 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Crispin Sartwell's The Color Change book
Replies: 4
Views: 1346

Crispin Sartwell's The Color Change book

In the latest "On the Slant", Jon writes about a book by Crispin Sartwell called The Color Change. Is there any other info?

A release date or table of contents perhaps?

I couldn't find anything on the web and it sounds like a great book.

Thanks,

-Robert
by Robert Meisch
January 13th, 2011, 4:57 pm
Forum: iGenii
Topic: February 2011 Issue of Genii Goes Live on TUESDAY
Replies: 12
Views: 2570

Re: February 2011 Issue of Genii Goes Live on TUESDAY

I just perused the Feb iGenii issue and wanted to compliment you on the inclusion of video and audio. I enjoyed the the More Genii Speaks video thoroughly. Seeing your office, the books and you live (well sort of) was great. I look forward to checking out all the other video and audio inclusions. If...
by Robert Meisch
October 25th, 2010, 1:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Undergound?
Replies: 72
Views: 12728

Re: The Undergound?

I'm interested in repsonses to your question because I'm like you. All my stuff is from books and a couple DVD's. But I will add that I love reading older magic books and searching for methods that are out of favor or could be updated. It's like a treasure hunt. You never know what could become the ...
by Robert Meisch
August 19th, 2010, 12:22 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Card Warp - folded in four
Replies: 24
Views: 2758

Re: Card Warp - folded in four

Jeff, are you still working on a Card Warp book?

Thanks.

Robert
by Robert Meisch
July 9th, 2010, 4:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New Genii Website Now Live! Free Digital Issues!
Replies: 38
Views: 4399

Re: New Genii Website Now Live! Free Digital Issues!

Site looks awesome. Can't wait to read the other back issues...

What ever happened that the 2nd Steranko book never got published?

Someone should put that out...

-robert

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