D'light V5 -super cool

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Postby Guest » 05/28/07 03:22 PM

Check out the video!!!
Looks great, very clever concept.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4XJpSkdUGE

Buy:
http://www.besomagic.com/
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Postby Guest » 05/28/07 03:48 PM

I'm surprised they didn't call it "D'flashlite!"
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Postby Guest » 05/29/07 03:05 AM

I'm surprised they don't give up and go home.

D'Lite is very close to the top of my list of most hated magical 'things'. Also on it are:

Ties with playing cards on
Flashing bunny rabbit tie pins
'No the clean hand'
And hippity hop rabbits

:)
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Postby Guest » 05/29/07 06:14 AM

Oooooooooh, cool! Now ravers on X will have something new to groove on.

P&L
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Postby Brandon Hall » 06/20/07 01:21 PM

O.K. I'll "man up" and admit that D'Lites are one of my guilty pleasures
"Hope I Die Before I Get Old"
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Postby Charles McCall » 06/21/07 07:53 PM

I'm with Hall!
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Postby Guest » 06/21/07 08:05 PM

I too disdained them as stupid and awkward, until I actually tried them in the proper (adult) environments. Amazing responses. Any kind of noisy, dark (party) setting, they are a real asset.
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Postby Guest » 06/21/07 10:16 PM

I performed these (d'lites original) as a part of a sermon I was preaching, as an illustration. I went back to that church over a year later and I had adults asking if I would tell them how I did that particular effect. It sure made an impression on them. I think in the right situation it can be great. I sometimes use them during a show just to lighten things up for a moment, I use them very briefly, 10-15 seconds. Just enough time for them to wonder what the heck, and then put them away before there brain truly registers what happened.
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Postby Guest » 06/21/07 11:41 PM

Why does it always fall to me to say that the above are crap?

Dudes: while using these gaffs you may imagine you are coming across as cool, but in fact, (IMHO) they suck--regardless of how many units have been sold to suckers.
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Postby Guest » 06/21/07 11:56 PM

I mean, seriously: what crap. IMHO
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Postby Guest » 06/22/07 05:25 AM

How long till some entertainer uses it to offer a "thumbs up" with light? And thus we shall have audiences full of folks offering an illuminated thumbs up... perhaps in place of the thing folks used to do with lighters.
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Postby Guest » 06/22/07 12:55 PM

this might be a dumb question, but whats IHMO?
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Postby Guest » 06/22/07 01:00 PM

No such thing as a dumb question. If you don't know, it's not dumb.

It stands for In My Humble Opinion.
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Postby Guest » 06/22/07 02:00 PM

Dave,
From your post I believe what you are saying is that my experience is crap, I disagree. Just because you have not had success with them, does not mean they don't work. I do not know how many d'lites have been sold, but there are 300 million plus people in the US, and I have truly found that most have no idea how the effect is done. Some effects work for some people in some settings others do not. I would be careful discounting others experience, based on your opinion. On another topic, you asked the question, why more people do not post. I think a big reason is because they are afraid to get responses like the one that you gave mine.
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Postby Guest » 06/23/07 12:16 AM

Mr. Paul--I honestly congratulate your successes. Certainly your experiences aren't crap--Indeed, more power to you, pal!

Once again, I appologize for being "overly-harsh" with my rhetoric, but it COULD have been worse--just ask Dustin. A LOT worse.
Don't be too thin-skinned--stand up for yourself, and kick ass: I bluster, but everyone knows I am harmless as hell.
Despite differences in taste, experience, etc, we ARE on the same team.

The fact is, D'Lites always remind me of dogs chasing the dots from laser-pointers, except that dogs chasing lasers have proven to be, on average, WAY more entertaining and charming than have the human D'Lite users I have seen: one of the reasons I have never touched or even seen one say, at a magic shop...

--Not to mention the goofy-mugging people do when using them (oops, guess I just mentioned it), pretending to be surprised by the wacky antics of an item under their complete control; it kills me.

Also: right-on mrgoat: the only bad question is the one that doesn't get asked! :D
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Postby Guest » 06/23/07 01:46 AM

Dave, I too am not generally a fan of D'lites...but what do you think about THIS ??
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Postby Guest » 06/23/07 04:35 AM

It's a tool and it's all in how you choose to use them. I think using them with Dean Dills "spot light" trick is pretty good. And sorry to say I have seen some cool card ties also! :p :p :p
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Postby Guest » 06/23/07 07:44 AM

cool card ties is a contradiction in terms.
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