Flash Paper Credit

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Jeff Stone
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Flash Paper Credit

Postby Jeff Stone » June 10th, 2009, 5:03 am

Hey everyone.

Does anyone know if there is an official credit on the idea of concealing flash paper in a Zig Zag (cigarette paper) package?

I know Bannon used it in Impossibilia and Burger, I believe, has used it before. Anyone else?

Thanks in Advance.

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Re: Flash Paper Credit

Postby Curtis Kam » June 10th, 2009, 3:21 pm

The first time I saw the idea in print was in a booklet describing one of Meyer Yedid's routines. But rolling papers and flash paper have both been around for so long, I'd be very surprised if the idea didn't show up in Hugard's Magic Monthly, or maybe even an earlier journal.
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Re: Flash Paper Credit

Postby Jeff Stone » June 11th, 2009, 2:59 am

Curtis,

Thanks for the info. Do you happen to know which Yedid routine/book it was?

Thanks a million.

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Re: Flash Paper Credit

Postby Curtis Kam » June 11th, 2009, 6:29 am

"Meir Yedid's Close Up Hallucinations", written by George Schindler, (c)1982, "Flash Cigarette Papers" p. 21.

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Re: Flash Paper Credit

Postby Jeff Stone » June 11th, 2009, 6:56 am

Awesome. Thank you so much!

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Re: Flash Paper Credit

Postby Jonathan Townsend » June 11th, 2009, 8:59 am

Look for a mention as a bad prank to pull on stoner friends.


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