Where can I buy this 'stuff' you speak of? Sounds like a pack-flat-no-thread-or-rough-and-smooth-audience-pleasing killer to me.Originally posted by Jonathan Townsend:
Magician shows stuff happened according to some outside plan.
Magician shows stuff obeys his will.
Magician shows stuff will happen according to some outside plan.
That's three. Any more?
So far we have three, though one might expect there to be more though so far none have offered a fourth.Originally posted by gegood:
...if you had to list every magic trick...I assume that there are about 35,000 magic tricks in the world.
I understood the the question to be how many there are as opposed to how many have been recorded, explained or sold to date.Originally posted by Nordatrax:
...So, your task is simple: find the total number of magic books ever printed, and multiply that number by 20...
BTW there are probably about 100,000 ambitious card routines out there already. ;)How many magic effects are there? what would your answer be?
Some of Hofzinser's presentations are along those lines.Originally posted by John Wilson:
How about magician shows stuff obeys spectator's will?
I agree with Bill Kalush's estimate of tricks in our literature/history to date. That order of magnitude probably covers other cultures and their history as well.Originally posted by gegood:
...pretending that the Conjuring Arts Research Center gave me the job of listing every magic trick ...one trick per recipe card, how many recipe cards would I have to use?
You devloped your assumption out of spite??Originally posted by gegood:
I'm going to have develop my own assumptions: I assume that there are about 35,000 magic tricks in the world.
Do you think the 10 852th is the best ?Originally posted by Brandon Hall:
Most assumptions that are developed out of spite are based upon arrogance fostered by ignorance and a lack of knowledge of a subject and its vocabulary.Originally posted by Brandon Hall:
You devloped your assumption out of spite?? [/b]Originally posted by gegood:
[b] I'm going to have develop my own assumptions: I assume that there are about 35,000 magic tricks in the world.
But I would revise it slightly to be:Originally posted by Adrian Kuiper:
In my mind there are only two:
1: Those I like
2: All the rest.