Who was known as the King of Cards?

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Postby Guest » 03/06/03 05:00 PM

Who was known as the King of Cards? And which magician wrote after 35 years?
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Postby Steve V » 03/06/03 06:34 PM

There has been a number of Kings of Cards, the one I think of is Houdini.
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Postby Guest » 03/06/03 08:22 PM

Originally posted by Philip Kim:
Who was known as the King of Cards? And which magician wrote after 35 years?
You aren't trying to get the answers to a password protected section of another magic site are you? :)
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Postby Guest » 03/06/03 08:37 PM

Wasn't I subtle enough? :D I have tried to find these answers on the web but I couldn't. HELP!! :)
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 03/06/03 09:29 PM

Originally posted by Philip Kim:
I have tried to find these answers on the web but I couldn't. HELP!! :)
Okay... start reading books on magic. M. Christopher might be a good author to start with. You might find some inspiration as well as answers.
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Postby Guest » 04/16/03 12:12 PM

This heading made me think of bit of trivia I've wanted to make use of in a trick sometime. I know it's not what you were looking for, but you might have some fun with it...
and that is:

"The King of Spades"...was the nickname of a general in the civil war, given to him by his troops.

He had ordered his troops to build earthwork fortifications to protect Richmond. All along the 16 mile line His troops complained that they had not joined up to fight with picks and spades. Finding little glory in their service, they nicknamed the new comander "The King of Spades."

In a few weeks, however, he would prove to be one of the greatest fighting commanders in history. For one who had failed miserably at the begining of the war and was also know as "granny Lee" and "Evacuating Lee," Gen. Robert E. Lee became the valuable advisor to president Davis.

Throughout the war he traveled with his pet chicken who laid an egg under his cot every morning.
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Postby Guest » 04/16/03 12:49 PM

Nice segue into an egg bag routine.

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Postby Guest » 04/16/03 10:54 PM

Opus says:
"Nice segue into an egg bag routine."

That was by the Humpty Dumpty, the king of eggs. He was a hoot when drunk, He really got fried once.
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Postby Guest » 06/03/03 07:49 AM

Originally posted by Mark Johnson:
Opus says:
"Nice segue into an egg bag routine."

That was by the Humpty Dumpty, the king of eggs. He was a hoot when drunk, He really got fried once.
Quit poaching gags! You scrambled the punchline and now the joke's not all it's cracked up to be!

For the science fiction fans out there:

What do you get when you cross Marion Zimmer Bradley with a chicken?

Answer: DARKOVER EASY!

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http://www.leedarrow.com
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Postby Guest » 06/03/03 04:04 PM

For one who had failed miserably at the begining of the war and was also know as "granny Lee" and "Evacuating Lee," Gen. Robert E. Lee became the valuable advisor to president Davis.

Throughout the war he traveled with his pet chicken who laid an egg under his cot every morning.
I've lived in Richmond for 63 years and did not know that all during the Civil War Robert E, Lee played with his [censored] every night.
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Postby Guest » 06/03/03 04:45 PM

Originally posted by Mike Walsh II:
I've lived in Richmond for 63 years and did not know that all during the Civil War Robert E, Lee played with his [censored] every night.
WOW! that would be a great trick! To get a [censored] to lay an egg.
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