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by Brian Douglas
November 6th, 2019, 3:23 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Cute blonde does cig. manipulations on YouTube
Replies: 44
Views: 5042

Re: Cute blonde does cig. manipulations on YouTube

This site has a large list of who was in the film. (with pictures)

https://www.aveleyman.com/FilmCredit.aspx?FilmID=29332

Marion is listed but no photo.
by Brian Douglas
October 21st, 2019, 8:17 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Is The Magic Warehouse out of business?
Replies: 8
Views: 3006

Re: Is The Magic Warehouse out of business?

I received an email flier from them yesterday ... and the site works for me.
by Brian Douglas
October 10th, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I Dream of Genii...(Genii Convention Report)
Replies: 10
Views: 1205

Re: I Dream of Genii...(Genii Convention Report)

I can't get day 3 or 4 to play.
by Brian Douglas
September 15th, 2019, 1:12 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lot of Vintage Instructions
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Lot of Vintage Instructions

Payment sent with mailing address.
by Brian Douglas
September 14th, 2019, 7:56 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lot of Vintage Instructions
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Lot of Vintage Instructions

Did not receive.
by Brian Douglas
September 14th, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Lot of Vintage Instructions
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Lot of Vintage Instructions

I'll take them. PayPal?
by Brian Douglas
August 18th, 2019, 9:22 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Haptic illusion?
Replies: 28
Views: 4242

Re: Haptic illusion?

I'm currently in Bahrain and I'm trying to justify a quick flight to Germany...
by Brian Douglas
August 17th, 2019, 10:24 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Haptic illusion?
Replies: 28
Views: 4242

Re: Haptic illusion?

I suppose Boretti's Deluxe version isn't available in the US?
by Brian Douglas
March 8th, 2019, 8:54 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Marketing Riddle Magic Book
Replies: 9
Views: 1260

Re: Marketing Riddle Magic Book

I'll give it a go. Puppets doing riddles seems like a good fit. $7 for fair use is 'fair'. ;)
by Brian Douglas
March 2nd, 2019, 12:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sign of the Times
Replies: 1
Views: 557

Re: Sign of the Times

Reminds me of "A Christmas Story" where Ralphie decodes the secret message from Little Orphan Annie.

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by Brian Douglas
February 16th, 2019, 5:53 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Gravity Holdout
Replies: 27
Views: 4189

Re: Gravity Holdout

This is starting to sound like a Cheech and Chong sketch...
by Brian Douglas
February 12th, 2019, 12:25 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Magic Rainbow
Replies: 88
Views: 10910

Re: The Magic Rainbow

Limited prints always cost more. Remember the cost of those college books?
by Brian Douglas
February 10th, 2019, 7:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Help with Vapr replacement tips
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: Help with Vapr replacement tips

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07M77DSRM/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41Y2JT6rNuL.jpg I ordered 2 so that I would have a backup. I needed the original Vapr to have my puppet Behemoth smoke a cigar. This works beautifully and a fr...
by Brian Douglas
January 24th, 2019, 10:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 223
Views: 29079

Re: The Jerx Year Three

magicfish wrote:I also own every Richard Kaufman book except two, perhaps three, and have studied his texts for over 3 decades. .



Reminds me of the guy who orders a pizza with everything on it... but with no mushrooms, jalepeno's, onions....
by Brian Douglas
January 21st, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Gerald Deutsch's Perverse Magic: The First Sixteen Years
Replies: 26
Views: 3638

Re: Gerald Deutsch's Perverse Magic: The First Sixteen Years

My book arrived today. I'll read through it tonight.
by Brian Douglas
January 16th, 2019, 5:34 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Fortune Teller Miracle Fish
Replies: 19
Views: 15071

Re: Fortune Teller Miracle Fish

The Science Behind the Fish The Fortune Teller Fish is made of the same chemical used in disposable diapers: sodium polyacrylate. This special salt will grab onto any water molecules that it touches, changing the shape of the molecule. As the molecules change shape, so does the shape of the fish. If...
by Brian Douglas
January 13th, 2019, 1:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Website for buy and sell used magic?
Replies: 11
Views: 2332

Re: Website for buy and sell used magic?

SME has a forum called SME Talk. That is where the moderators point discussions (even helpful ones) to prevent people from bringing their sale to the front page constantly. The best way around it if you don't want to join the SME Talk (I find it too dry) is to send the person a PM and just post &quo...
by Brian Douglas
January 13th, 2019, 12:18 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Number Dice from National Magic
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Number Dice from National Magic

If you wish to make your own this it the cubes I use.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JG ... UTF8&psc=1

These are the metal corners I attach to dress up the props.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075Z ... UTF8&psc=1
by Brian Douglas
January 13th, 2019, 12:15 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Number Dice from National Magic
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Number Dice from National Magic

It works best with teenagers. They have a better grasp of math but still can have fun with the dice (I use 3" wooden cubes). It's my Smart Brain against their Smart Phones. With the 8 die set I can have more participants involved and with the energy of teenagers they make it entertaining. It's ...
by Brian Douglas
January 12th, 2019, 3:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Website for buy and sell used magic?
Replies: 11
Views: 2332

Re: Website for buy and sell used magic?

I endorse it... for what it's worth. I like that I can look at the sellers profile to verify they actually exist and have been around for awhile. I've seen some people trying to abuse the system but the moderators needle them out. I have never had an issue with a seller. Years ago I had to be vetted...
by Brian Douglas
January 12th, 2019, 2:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Website for buy and sell used magic?
Replies: 11
Views: 2332

Re: Website for buy and sell used magic?

what he said...
by Brian Douglas
January 11th, 2019, 7:08 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Number Dice from National Magic
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Number Dice from National Magic

Yes, that is the one I do with a base of 80 instead of 50.
by Brian Douglas
January 11th, 2019, 2:33 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Number Dice from National Magic
Replies: 10
Views: 1046

Re: Number Dice from National Magic

Sounds like Heaths Deciphering Dice.

http://www.confettiandlaceweddings.co.u ... -2921.html

I made my own from 3' wooden cubes so that they can be seen better when performing for a group.
by Brian Douglas
January 8th, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Nonsense in Mentalisim
Replies: 4
Views: 553

Re: Nonsense in Mentalisim

Don't blame the ponytail...
by Brian Douglas
January 8th, 2019, 12:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Gerald Deutsch's Perverse Magic: The First Sixteen Years
Replies: 26
Views: 3638

Re: Gerald Deutsch's Perverse Magic: The First Sixteen Years

I ordered. They deliver to APO/FPO's too!
by Brian Douglas
December 30th, 2018, 8:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

Both personalities have always been there from the beginning. You just didn't realise it. It is just that one personality had a higher profile since in this harsh world it had to protect and in some cases over protect the other more vulnerable one. https://i.imgur.com/pKfnDWN.gif Well, in Toronto t...
by Brian Douglas
December 29th, 2018, 6:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

Never doubted your survival.
by Brian Douglas
December 24th, 2018, 3:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

Mark will have an additional three visitors late tonight. If you close your eyes and imagine him laying in his bed you can almost hear Mark uttering 'Bah, Humbug'. Are you referring to the 3 wise guys? Years ago I did a parody of Mark as Scrooge. Jolly Roger was the Ghost of Christmas Past and Paul...
by Brian Douglas
December 24th, 2018, 3:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

Mark will have an additional three visitors late tonight. If you close your eyes and imagine him laying in his bed you can almost hear Mark uttering 'Bah, Humbug'.
by Brian Douglas
December 22nd, 2018, 2:05 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

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by Brian Douglas
December 21st, 2018, 6:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

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by Brian Douglas
December 21st, 2018, 12:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deaths in Magic
Replies: 71
Views: 5286

Re: Deaths in Magic

performer wrote:They put some horrible thing up my penis with no anaesthetic. I was screaming the place down. If I am daft enough to go back they will want to do it again. No thanks...................


Perhaps you sold them a Svengali deck when they were a kid...
by Brian Douglas
November 26th, 2018, 6:21 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: who pays "re-shipping" cost on lost items?
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: who pays "re-shipping" cost on lost items?

I dunno... seems the risk you take when ordering outside the country without insurance of tracking. I would have asked for tracking myself. The fact that they are willing to resend sounds like good customer service to me. One thing you may wish to consider is that the mail service has been backlogge...
by Brian Douglas
August 30th, 2018, 2:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Banachek on the JRE Podcast
Replies: 4
Views: 550

Re: Banachek on the JRE Podcast

People talk to magicians everyday... and then they pay for the pizza.
by Brian Douglas
August 13th, 2018, 10:13 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Help with Vapr replacement tips
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: Help with Vapr replacement tips

Jack Shalom wrote:Hmmm...Your wonderful puppet Behemoth looks awfully familiar, Brian. Tribute to a devious friend?



I'm a huge Russian Literature fan. Behemoth is a 'cat' from The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov.

He is but one of many ;)
by Brian Douglas
August 13th, 2018, 12:29 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Help with Vapr replacement tips
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: Help with Vapr replacement tips

That's awesome if you still have them.

I use the Vapr to make Behemoth smoke.

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by Brian Douglas
August 11th, 2018, 6:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Help with Vapr replacement tips
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: Help with Vapr replacement tips

I bought mine used off of an auction site on FB. It worked when I first received it. I find it odd that every magic shop is offering replacement coils but offer no instructions...
by Brian Douglas
August 7th, 2018, 11:11 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Help with Vapr replacement tips
Replies: 9
Views: 1309

Re: Help with Vapr replacement tips

A lot of magic shops are now selling the replacement heat coil, but do not offer instructions on how to install it. The existing coil is connected by 2 wires which I cannot see where they connect. A lot of people on forums are asking the same question so it must be a common concern. Has anyone chang...
by Brian Douglas
July 31st, 2018, 1:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Uppity Vents
Replies: 4
Views: 764

Re: Uppity Vents

Yes, but could you see their lips moving?
by Brian Douglas
July 9th, 2018, 1:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice
Replies: 92
Views: 16180

Re: Worthwhile Kickstarter Campaign for Great Chop Cup Set Done with Dice Cups and Dice

They deleted the thread over on the big green with all the complaints. From my understanding, Kickstarter is a donation site which may offer kickbacks if a project is met. I've donated before but never to something that offered a kickback. Life sometimes gets in the way, but I would have taken a equ...

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