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by SebT
June 6th, 2020, 3:31 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Bar Code Revelation
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Bar Code Revelation

By the way, the numbers listed under the bar code, 7385400808 used to appear in this order 8087385400. Either way, 808 is the area code for Hawaii, USA. And the phone number (808) 738-5400 is a nail salon here in Honolulu that’s probably tired of hearing from magicians. Sent from my iPad using Tapa...
by SebT
June 6th, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Bar Code Revelation
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Bar Code Revelation

Philippe Billot wrote:One of the first trick with a Bar Code is "Bar Code Scanner" by Dan Alessini described in The Linking Ring, Vol. 79, no. 5, May 1999, page 110.

See also Eric Maurin's Bar Code marketed in 1998 (The Magic Smith, CA.


Merci Philippe :)
by SebT
June 6th, 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Bar Code Revelation
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Re: Bar Code Revelation

An item with that very title was recently available. Not sure who owns the rights - was credited to Steve Dela. If you are working on something for yourself rather than to sell - there are online 3dbarcode (qr code) generators so you can have it say what you like or use the iphone feature to link t...
by SebT
June 5th, 2020, 11:46 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Bar Code Revelation
Replies: 6
Views: 393

Bar Code Revelation

I'm working on an effect that uses the bar code numbers of a Bicycle box to find a selection. Does anyone know if such an effect exists in print (it probably does) and where? Thank you!
by SebT
February 11th, 2019, 2:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Rainbow
Replies: 88
Views: 11935

Re: The Magic Rainbow

I, personally, have no problem whatsoever about paying 150$ for a 600 page book by Tamariz that we've been waiting for forever... Seems a non-issue to me ;)
by SebT
February 7th, 2019, 10:36 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Origins of Miscalling a card
Replies: 9
Views: 2712

Re: Origins of Miscalling a card

Jonathan Townsend wrote:The kids in school use to play a game called "i doubt it" - (or BS) which involved miscalling cards and cheating using multiple lifts. ;)

;)
by SebT
February 7th, 2019, 10:35 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Origins of Miscalling a card
Replies: 9
Views: 2712

Re: Origins of Miscalling a card

Joe Lyons wrote:Origins, who knows. It looks like it goes back to The Vanishing Pair in Four Full Hands by Charles Jordan 1921. Which is also in Hugard's Encyclopedia of Card Tricks and other books.

Great Thanks Ill check it out!
by SebT
February 7th, 2019, 7:38 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Origins of Miscalling a card
Replies: 9
Views: 2712

Origins of Miscalling a card

I'm trying to track down the origins of the old ruse of miscalling a card. If anyone can guide me towards a possible source, it would be appreciated! Thank you!
by SebT
November 4th, 2015, 3:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a trick
Replies: 7
Views: 2111

Re: Looking for a trick

Ok Thx a whole lot I'll track it down!
by SebT
November 4th, 2015, 12:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Looking for a trick
Replies: 7
Views: 2111

Looking for a trick

Hey guys, I saw an effect years ago in GENII or MAGIC and Im trying to find the magazine in question... The effect is this; spectator holds the deck face down and thinks of a random card. According to what his card is, he moves cards from top to bottom. For exemple "If your card is a diamond, m...

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