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by F.Amílcar
May 15th, 2017, 1:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FISM '85 Medallion
Replies: 1
Views: 439

Re: FISM '85 Medallion

Dear friend John,

It is was at F.I.S.M. 85, as you said in later post indeed.

Truly yours,


F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
May 1st, 2017, 12:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: On the Pass
Replies: 81
Views: 6258

Re: On the Pass

Dear friends,

Thanks for your comments, references and for your time.

Truly yours,


F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
April 29th, 2017, 5:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: On the Pass
Replies: 81
Views: 6258

Re: On the Pass

Richard,

Just a question for to know more about the pass. What book in year 1799 appears for the first time the pass?

Thanks beforehand for your answer.

Sincerely,
by F.Amílcar
February 25th, 2017, 11:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Daryl's Death at The Magic Castle
Replies: 180
Views: 28249

Re: Daryl Committed Suicide at The Magic Castle

Dear friends, Daryl was so close to us in the 80's, Pepe Carroll, Michael Ammar, Tamariz and others. When Carlos Hampton has written this morning I can't believe it of him indeed. I know that was ending a depresion era with add personal problem and lately he had solding a lot of magazine and books. ...
by F.Amílcar
February 25th, 2017, 6:32 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Daryl's Death at The Magic Castle
Replies: 180
Views: 28249

Re: Suicide at The Magic Castle

Dear friend Richard, Here in Spain Carlos Hampton informed of a well-known magician that passed away last night. For respect to his family I don't reveal the name until you will do it. Our most sincere condolences to the family and our best wishes for you and yours from Barcelona-Spain. Sincerely, F...
by F.Amílcar
January 4th, 2017, 6:29 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Looking for Marked Cards
Replies: 38
Views: 4173

Re: Looking for Marked Cards

Richard says that Deland's deck can see at certain distance, but not only that. There are so many possibilities with this deck difficult to find. You can know the bottom card, the exact position of any card in the deck, all the suits and is also stacked. Thanks Richard for recall me this deck. Truly...
by F.Amílcar
December 3rd, 2016, 7:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Harry Riser RIP
Replies: 8
Views: 1884

Re: Harry Riser RIP

Dear friends in magic, I was learnt many subtelies in his books a long time ago, but I have not the pleasure to meet with him anytime. Usually when I read a book can know something of the personality and thoughts of the autor, and he always remember me to "The Professor" Dai Vernon. Our mo...
by F.Amílcar
November 7th, 2016, 7:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Halloween you Bunch of Coconuts from The Chief Genii
Replies: 10
Views: 1819

Re: Happy Halloween you Bunch of Coconuts from The Chief Genii

Richard,

Thanks for your humor sense.

Our best wishes always.
by F.Amílcar
November 1st, 2016, 2:06 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Happy Halloween you Bunch of Coconuts from The Chief Genii
Replies: 10
Views: 1819

Re: Happy Halloween you Bunch of Coconuts from The Chief Genii

Richard,

With all my respects, just a question.

¿ Dónde está el Señor ROCA ? LOL

Your friend,


F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
April 29th, 2016, 11:41 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Why Triumph Is A Great Routine..
Replies: 35
Views: 9686

Re: Why Triumph Is A Great Routine..

I perform the Vernon's routine with the only difference that when I have the deck ready to show face up cards and face down cards I make the display of Daryl Martinez that is in his "Royal Triumph routine" to reinforce the initial situation and after that I recompose the deck in a "no...
by F.Amílcar
February 27th, 2016, 2:00 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Irene Larsen, 1936 – 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 4565

Re: Irene Larsen, 1936 – 2016

Dear friends in magic,

We have lost one of the most beloved woman in the magic world in all senses.

Our most sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Truly yours,



F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
February 19th, 2016, 7:35 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tom Mullica
Replies: 36
Views: 10753

Re: Tom Mullica

Dear friends magicians, I have gotten the pleasure to met Tom and Stephen a long time ago in Barcelona show tv and dinner with them. It is a great loss in magic world for all of us. Our most sincere condolences to Stephen and the family from Barcelona-Spain. Very sad news. Rest in peace. Sincerely, ...
by F.Amílcar
January 3rd, 2016, 6:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Two magic related articles in today's NYT
Replies: 5
Views: 1042

Re: Two magic related articles in today's NYT

Dear friends, I met Belinda in Centenary Celebrations of MAGIC CIRCLE and I still impressed until today. She is a student of magic, charmant and is the one and only female magician that knows that it wants. My congratulations for the article and work that perform about science and magic. All my resp...
by F.Amílcar
November 1st, 2015, 4:14 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Favorite Coin Routines
Replies: 115
Views: 22007

Re: Favorite Coin Routines

Dear friends,

Another plot by Joaquin Navajas, this time THE HOOK. Based in the trick by David Roth called:

HANGED COINS.

https://youtu.be/QHlBSmYyttI

I HOPE YOU LIKE IT TOO

Truly yours,

Amílkar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
October 30th, 2015, 8:37 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Favorite Coin Routines
Replies: 115
Views: 22007

Re: Favorite Coin Routines

Dear friends,

Joaquin Navajas a long time ago in magic tv show with Juan Tamariz.

https://youtu.be/D8TYnSIE_PE

I hope you like it.



Sincerely,

Amílkar Riega.
by F.Amílcar
October 19th, 2015, 6:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Birthday Juan Tamariz.
Replies: 2
Views: 991

Re: Happy Birthday Juan Tamariz.

Dear friend Mat,

Thanks beforehand for the answer and when I see him, I tell him in person about you.

Sincerely,



F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
October 18th, 2015, 11:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Birthday Juan Tamariz.
Replies: 2
Views: 991

Happy Birthday Juan Tamariz.

Dear friends in magic, Today 18th october is the birthday of the MAESTRO for all that know how the magic without Juan, don't be in Spain at least of the level in cardmagic that is for all of us. I receive from magic and Juan all that I need for the rest of my life, also with PEPE CARROLL in Lord.Day...
by F.Amílcar
October 18th, 2015, 8:11 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Favorite Coin Routines
Replies: 115
Views: 22007

Re: Favorite Coin Routines

Sorry friends,

I have forgotten the trick COINS TROUGHT THE TABLE in the same book, MONEDAS PERSONALES, and perfomed for the author.

Sincerely,


F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
October 18th, 2015, 8:02 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Favorite Coin Routines
Replies: 115
Views: 22007

Re: Favorite Coin Routines

Dear friends,

My vote is for METALIC FLIGHT in JOAQUIN NAVAJAS'S BOOK written in spanish language.

Truly yours,


F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
August 15th, 2015, 6:09 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 56
Views: 18423

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Mr. Ben, Take your time to do the things right. For me is not a problem because the contents of two books that you want to publish are enough interesting. I know your work and how it is done and I can asure that will be the best way for all of us. I met for the first time at the Escorial and Juan Ta...
by F.Amílcar
May 12th, 2015, 7:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2018 - Busan, South Korea ?
Replies: 19
Views: 3642

Re: FISM 2018 - Busan, South Korea ?

Dear friends,

Many magicians in Spain wish that F.I.S.M. 2018 could be in Finland.

Next Mational Congress we will decide our vote.

Thanks for the information.

Truly yours,

F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
May 9th, 2015, 4:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: DaOrtiz in the May Genii
Replies: 2
Views: 1206

Re: DaOrtiz in the May Genii

Hello everyone!!!

Dani always proceed in that way. Beforehand prove the ideas with a lot of friends and layman and after publish these, as the classics done all over the past.

Completely agree with your opinions.

Best regards from Barcelona-Spain.

F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
January 6th, 2014, 1:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 456
Views: 118123

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

Bob,

Only for reference there is a version also in BERT ALLERTON book.

Truly yours,

F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
June 8th, 2013, 8:24 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Do you agree with Tamariz?
Replies: 30
Views: 7955

Re: Do you agree with Tamariz?

Toni,

I'm agree with your understanding of Tamariz philosofy of magic and the way to understand the published interview.
Not only the books but good books of magic can estimulate the inspiration about patter and showmanship for layman.

Sincerely,

F. Amilcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
May 5th, 2013, 1:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP: Dennis Loomis
Replies: 17
Views: 3554

Re: RIP: Dennis Loomis

Dear friends,

Our most sincre condolences to his family an friends fron Barcelona-Spain.

Truly yours,

F. Amilcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
April 7th, 2013, 12:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Lonn passes
Replies: 2
Views: 934

Re: Johnny Lonn passes

I remember perfectly first time that I saw this act and we were laughing all the whole time.

Our condolences to his family from Barcelona- Spain.


F. Amilcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
April 7th, 2013, 9:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Forum on Your SmartPhone: 2 Ways, Take Your Choice!
Replies: 28
Views: 172745

Re: Forum on Your SmartPhone: 2 Ways, Take Your Choice!

Dear friend Richard,

Thank you very much for your information about tablets app.

I use basic version, but when I have an iPad maybe I will use "Tapatalk".

Thanks again for everything and our best wishes from Barcelona-Spain.


F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
March 15th, 2013, 8:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: LORETO PARTAGAS
Replies: 0
Views: 389

LORETO PARTAGAS

Dear friends,

Yesterday passed away the grandaughter of the first owner from EL REI DE LA MAGIA, Joaquim Partagas Jacquet.
Loreto was her name and today will celebrate the funeral at 15,30 h in Esglesia del Pi in Barcelona.

Truly yours,

F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
March 13th, 2013, 6:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hans Moretti Has Died
Replies: 12
Views: 1975

Re: Hans Moretti Has Died

Dear friends,

Our most sincere condolences for his family, specially for her daughter Nicole from Barcelona- Spain.

F. Amílcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
February 28th, 2013, 7:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Imam at Mostly Magic
Replies: 4
Views: 1004

Re: Imam at Mostly Magic

Dear friend Mr. Plants,

Thanks for make me recall when we were in New York with Miguel Gomez at MOSTLY MAGIC in 1992.

Our condolences to his family.

Truly yours,

F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
February 8th, 2013, 3:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magician Uses Sleight of Hand for Nefarious Purposes
Replies: 3
Views: 912

Re: Magician Uses Sleight of Hand for Nefarious Purposes

Richard,

That's not funny is sadly true. A lot of people in Spain do the same everyday and there no comments in any newspaper.

Truly yours,

F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
January 17th, 2013, 7:13 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Oil and water question
Replies: 12
Views: 1771

Re: Oil and water question

Dear friend Denis,

Best version of Oil & water in conception, in my opinion is Pepe Carroll's routine written in 52 LOVERS book.

Sincerely,

F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
January 13th, 2013, 2:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Imam founder of Mostly Magic dies
Replies: 14
Views: 2803

Re: Imam founder of Mostly Magic dies

Meir,

As you know we met him in 1992 with Eric Decamps and Miguel Gmez when we were visiting U.S.A.

Our sincere condolences to his family of Miguel and I.

Truly yours,

F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
January 10th, 2013, 4:17 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: Card Craft
Replies: 30
Views: 10811

Re: Card Craft

Richard,

It will be great if you finally decide to reprint CARDCRAFT.

I think it sincerely.

Truly yours,



F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
December 31st, 2012, 7:42 am
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Book for a Year – Secret Agenda by Roberto Giobbi
Replies: 133
Views: 54505

Re: Book for a Year – Secret Agenda by Roberto Giobbi

Mr. Stinett,

I am agree with Roberto and you that the prologues are like a "sinopsis" what you are about to read and is very important don't skip them.

Truly yours,

F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.

PS: Happy New Year 2013 for everyone of you in this forum.
by F.Amílcar
December 29th, 2012, 10:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Scotty York
Replies: 22
Views: 4189

Re: Scotty York

Dear friends,

Our most sincere condolences to his family from Barcelona-Spain.

I would like to say so sorry from the whole magic community in Spain.
by F.Amílcar
December 13th, 2012, 5:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hooker Rising Cards Explained in the May Genii
Replies: 22
Views: 4809

Re: Hooker Rising Cards Explained in the May Genii

Good news Richard.
by F.Amílcar
October 19th, 2012, 8:58 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New website for used & collectible magic
Replies: 7
Views: 1104

Re: New website for used & collectible magic

Very interesting things and well presented, my friend.

Good luck in your sales.

Truly yours,



F. Amilcar Riega i Bello.
by F.Amílcar
October 2nd, 2012, 7:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Melba Dew RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 1165

Re: Melba Dew RIP

Dear friends,

From Spain we should give our condolences to her family.

Sincerely,


F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.
SECRETARY OF NATIONAL COUNCIL S.E.I.
by F.Amílcar
September 5th, 2012, 11:25 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: A Poker Con
Replies: 1
Views: 697

Re: A Poker Con

Dear friend Bill,

Also the final scene was inspired in Yellow Kid Weill.

Truly yours,

F. Amlcar Riega i Bello.

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