bill switch and more...without TT

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bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 13th, 2005, 2:47 am

Hi folks
Here is a new way to do the classic bill switch, using nothing except...the bill you borrow and ....
Of course evrything is motivated when I do it in action.
Of course I move on, I don't stop here proud of me having switching the bill.
Why I wanted you to see that? Because for me it's a new way, but it's more a concept because you can use this technic in a lot of ways. For example imagine asking someone to pick up a card and signed it, you lost it, you pick up from your walet a piece of paper and you ask the spectator to write the name of his card on. "you motivate" the folding and you switch this piecee of paper into his card in a flashing way....just like I switch the bills on the video.... Imagine also the spectator writing something on a piece of paper, let's say a quarter coin, "you motivate again" the folding and you switch this piece of paper into the coin the spectator ask for, again in the same flashing way.
So it's not only a way to do a bill switch without a TT but a way to do a lot of things only by using this technic with nothing except your hands.

Tell me what you think. here http://www.lsp-fr.com/videos/bill_switch-tivoli.wmv

Arthur Tivoli

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Pete Biro » January 13th, 2005, 9:40 am

I like it here too, Tivoli...
Stay tooned.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 13th, 2005, 10:45 am

thanks Peter I will send you all the explications just like I said on the cafe....
arthur

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 13th, 2005, 3:50 pm

That is one beautiful bill switch.
I like that the bill doesn't dip out of sight at any point. The illusion of the bill staying in view the entire time is perfect.
Elliot

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Don » January 13th, 2005, 6:24 pm

That was very nice indeed. Great job!

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 13th, 2005, 9:43 pm

Oh so sweet. I'll get in touch.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 13th, 2005, 9:59 pm

Looks fantastic, about as clean as anyone could hope for. Great work.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby cataquet » January 14th, 2005, 6:57 am

I think it's a very nice handling. However, the new bill appears much earlier than many will realize. That is, the new bill appears as a very visual color change of the small packet, rather than during the traditional rotation of the (smaller) packet. That moment is wonderful!

Well done!

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 14th, 2005, 8:54 am

thanks to all of you
I sent some explanations( but in french...) to some of you, be free to ask me.
arthur

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Matthew Field » January 14th, 2005, 9:10 am

The switch looks great! There's a nice tip-less switch in Jon Lovick's lecture notes, and an exploration of several versions in Jon's as yet unpub;lished "Switch" devoted to the bill switch. (I had a hand editing it.)

I've got to say that the design of the euro makes the switch even more visual -- that big 20!

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Tom Dobrowolski » January 14th, 2005, 9:23 am

Jay Marshall has a great tipless bill switch also. It was published in Apocalypse I believe. I don't have the reference of which issue it is in but I've seen him do it a number of times and it looks great.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Pete Biro » January 14th, 2005, 10:30 am

Jay does the Koslowski switch without the tip. It is in the original book but most ignored it.
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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 14th, 2005, 6:35 pm

Jay's tipless bill switch is a lesson in all magic. It's simple, straightforward, and magical! I have him demonstrating and explaining it on the Greater Magic Video Library "Our Best #3" (Volume 36). --Asrah

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Glenn Farrington » January 14th, 2005, 11:28 pm

Very cooool. Nice job!
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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 17th, 2005, 9:08 pm

Hi Folks
I wanted to thanks all the persons who found interest in my bill switch
I would also tell you that now you can find an english version for the explanations translated by Doug. For all the info you can check out this web site : http://arthur.tivoli.free.fr .
Arthur

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Jonathan Townsend » January 18th, 2005, 2:38 am

Thank you Arthur, your switch puts the hidden bill in position to slide behind a small envelope, as what they think is the folded bill goes in. ;)
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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby dvertucci » January 18th, 2005, 2:56 am

Check out David Regal's bill switch in his video More Tricks volume 2. The effect is called Origami Bill.Very visual and you don't fold the bill into 16ths.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Matthew Field » January 18th, 2005, 4:21 am

Thank you, Arthur, for your generous contribution.

Matt Field

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 18th, 2005, 4:46 am

Dear Daniel
I fold it only in 8ths, but you are right most of the time the bill is fold in 16ths

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 19th, 2005, 6:06 pm

Did anyone ever see Irv Wiener do a bill switch? Way cool.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Bob Taxin » January 22nd, 2005, 3:21 pm

Another thank you for your generous gift.

Another fine tipless bill switch is in Jarle Leirpol's "Pocket Power".

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Don » January 22nd, 2005, 4:28 pm

now that i know how its done i like it even more. thank you Tivoli.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Conus » January 23rd, 2005, 5:06 am

Arthur's switch is great -- it is my favorite new toy!

I have been playing with this ever since he sent me the instructions to translate.

I now favor this over Chosse's switch (which is also great!).

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Pete Biro » January 23rd, 2005, 5:33 am

Not to take away from Tivoli's beautiful switch, as far as those I have seen in real world performing no one... N-O--B-O-D-EEEE... has come close to Johnny Paul's handling.
Stay tooned.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 23rd, 2005, 7:24 am

Bauer published a SUPREB tipless switch with some OUTSTANDING presenations.. check it out:

http://www.thinklikeaconjurer.com/all24 ... lcover.htm

PS: GREAT switch Arthur!

PSS: Does anyone know if/when "SWITCH!" is going to be puslished?!?

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Terry Screen » January 23rd, 2005, 7:53 am

Excellent Arthur ! Magnifique !
As Harold said, that change is so so visual.
Well ok . . I added an extra 'so', but 'so' what?

Loved it. :)

Thanks . . .

Terry.
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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Conus » January 23rd, 2005, 1:48 pm

Hi D. Conn -

Yes! Ron Bauer selected Chosse's switch for "Bar Bill Stunt." A great switch and super tips on presentation and handling in that booklet!

I was enamored with that switch, but I really like Tivoli's switch better. Have been experimenting with it incessently. (Will continue to use Chosse's method, tho.)

Tivoli's switch has been published. You can get the free PDF and video clips directly from Arthur at the following URL ...
http://arthur.tivoli.free.fr/

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 23rd, 2005, 2:07 pm

Dear Peter
You are completly right concerning Johnny Paul, I came up with mine after seeing Johnny's work and I love him. I consider him as my mentor.
arthur

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Chris Aguilar » January 23rd, 2005, 2:49 pm

Another thanks for sharing this. Very nice work that looks great.

I'll concur that the Regal "tipless switch" mentioned here is also very good.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 23rd, 2005, 3:52 pm

Wow, that was very nice. visual and inovative method to achieve the visual change.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Robert Sixx » January 23rd, 2005, 4:41 pm

Looks great! Thanks for sharing this with us!

Robert Sixx

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Ryan Swigert » January 25th, 2005, 9:33 am

Thank you Arthur! Your technique is what I've spent the past few years searching for!

Thank you again,
Ryan Swigert

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 26th, 2005, 1:39 am

It's my pleasure guys...Happy you enjoyed it.
In few days I will come up with other ideas.
Hope also that you will enjoy them.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » January 26th, 2005, 3:32 am

Loving the Love video on your site amigo!
Love the switch too...
Joel.

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby dvertucci » February 17th, 2005, 6:01 pm

That is a great switch Arthur have been practicing and it looks like magic thankyou

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby George Olson » February 17th, 2005, 6:19 pm

Merci!

It looks just great, I made "Change" at the bar using your method.

Thanks,

GO

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Dan LeFay » February 18th, 2005, 2:29 am

A beautiful visual switch and soooo generous of you to share it like this.

Thank you Arturo!

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » February 27th, 2005, 8:09 am

My pleasure guys
If you want you can check those videos out :
http://www.lsp-fr.com/videos/arthur/tr-arthur.wmv
this one is my version of the T&R paper from martin Lewis.
And this one is a chop cup routine, but mot the version I do now http://www.lsp-fr.com/videos/arthur/chopcup-arthur.wmv
Hope you enjoy it

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby Guest » February 27th, 2005, 8:36 am

Tivoli,

Thanks for sharing your beautiful bill switch in both video and PDF file. You generosity is appreciated.

My wife teaches French and Spanish here in the USA, and so we have visited Paris 6 times, for anywhere from 4 days to 9 days each time. It is my favorite European city, and we love it each time we come. Where is there magic to see when we come again?

Jon

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Re: bill switch and more...without TT

Postby John Lovick » February 27th, 2005, 10:40 am

Tivoli's bill switch is very visual and looks great.

Since Matt Field mentioned my book, and D.Conn asked about it, I thought I'd let you know that Andrew Pinard is doing the layout for "Switch" right now, and there is no reason the book can't be out by this summer (although in the world of publishing, you never know). It will be a very large book with over 50 bill switch routines and over a dozen methods/techniques, in addition to theory, history, interviews, ideas, etc.

Now that I'm done with my plug I would like to set the record straight on a few things. Mike Kozlowski did not invent the $100 bill switch (and he never claimed to--a guy named Vlado did), but Mike did invent the tipless bill switch that most of us are familiar with. Most tipless switches that get mentioned (mine, Jay Marshall's, Paul Chosse's, Jarle Leirpoll's, etc.) are just MINOR variations of Kozlowski's. A thorough history of all this is in the book.


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