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by AJM
May 15th, 2018, 5:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Theodore Deland
Replies: 93
Views: 9812

Re: Theodore Deland

Count me in Richard.

Andrew
by AJM
May 3rd, 2018, 4:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint
Replies: 29
Views: 1522

Re: EBay item: The Magic of Johnny Thompson/Mint

They are a beautiful set of books, as we have come to expect from Magicana - I hope there are more in the pipeline.

Andrew
by AJM
April 25th, 2018, 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 6759
Views: 1991830

Re: ERDNASE

I feel this thread is becoming a parody of itself.
by AJM
April 21st, 2018, 6:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 6759
Views: 1991830

Re: ERDNASE

Jack

Many thanks for adding that random YouTube video to my post.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
April 21st, 2018, 5:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 6759
Views: 1991830

Re: ERDNASE

I have no idea who Erdnase was.

(I don't particularly care as I, and most of us, have more important things to worry about.)

But I know he wasn't Gallaway...
by AJM
April 20th, 2018, 5:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: EBAY items - Decks, Books, Tricks, DVDs
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: EBAY items - Decks, Books, Tricks, DVDs

I can only see 1 item...

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
April 19th, 2018, 5:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 117
Views: 13999

Re: New John Thompson Book

I ordered one of those bodybuilding machines a while back - I had to send it back as I couldn't get the packaging open...
by AJM
April 14th, 2018, 1:38 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Farmers in the Lybrary
Replies: 18
Views: 1310

Re: Farmers in the Lybrary

You’re looking rather pale Bob, if you don’t mind me saying - I think you may have to take a break from visiting the biker bar for a while.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
April 12th, 2018, 2:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New John Thompson Book
Replies: 117
Views: 13999

Re: New John Thompson Book

Forget about that Erdnase geezer, the Johnny Thompson books have arrived in Scotland-land.

There will be a ceremonial opening of the box later this evening to which all are cordially invited.

Andrew
by AJM
April 5th, 2018, 12:46 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Review: Harry Lorayne's Jaw Droppers Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 554

Re: Review: Harry Lorayne's Jaw Droppers Lecture

Yea, I paid $50 for this when it was first released and wasn’t best pleased with Mr Tinoco when he dropped the price to $5.

Grab yourselves a bargain folks.

Andrew.
by AJM
March 15th, 2018, 5:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 119
Views: 8529

Re: The Jerx Year Three

I think a DNA test is called for - I'm convinced there must at least be a familial match. (I would genuinely have expected Ron to come up with the Glenliv e t 'gag' so Richard may well have a point.) Anyway, until the results come through, let's all sit back and enjoy the next Brad/Keyes debate... C...
by AJM
March 15th, 2018, 3:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 119
Views: 8529

Re: The Jerx Year Three

MagicbyAlfred, you’re not Ronnie Performer by any chance?

The old spider senses are tingling.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
March 15th, 2018, 2:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 119
Views: 8529

Re: The Jerx Year Three

Yes, I know what hackneyed means - that's why I used it. There is nothing more hackneyed than Ronnie Performer turning almost every thread into one about his cheeky chappy past and his beloved Svengali decks. It was suggested previously that he should start his own thread where he can talk about him...
by AJM
March 14th, 2018, 6:17 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Gimmicked Three Card Monte vs. Real
Replies: 133
Views: 4232

Re: Gimmicked Three Card Monte vs. Real

I totally agree with Ian’s point here re. the trick effectively disclosing the method. I recall mentioning this in another thread some time ago. I also recall my opinion on this being rapidly shot down in flames.

Andrew
by AJM
March 14th, 2018, 8:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 119
Views: 8529

Re: The Jerx Year Three

It’s ironic when you think about it, we move from (supposedly) cutting edge magic to the old, hackneyed,
Svengali deck in the blink of an eye...
by AJM
March 13th, 2018, 6:29 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Gimmicked Three Card Monte vs. Real
Replies: 133
Views: 4232

Re: Gimmicked Three Card Monte vs. Real

Are Bee Pinochle playing cards still available?

Andrew
by AJM
March 12th, 2018, 8:15 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Sir Ken Dodd RIP
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Sir Ken Dodd RIP

“My act is very educational. I heard a man leaving the other night, saying: ‘Well, that taught me a lesson’.”
by AJM
March 10th, 2018, 6:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 119
Views: 8529

Re: The Jerx Year Three

I think anyone interested in Andy’s blog knows where to find it.

I look in now and then.

I did happen to see the the trick you describe which uses the Jerx app (which I have) and thought it was a bit lame to be honest. I guess it’s all a matter of opinion.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
March 10th, 2018, 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Jerx Year Three
Replies: 119
Views: 8529

Re: The Jerx Year Three

Joe - are you on commission?

Andrew
by AJM
March 8th, 2018, 12:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2018 AMA Nominees
Replies: 5
Views: 826

Re: 2018 AMA Nominees

I’m sure it will be the usual suspects.
by AJM
March 8th, 2018, 9:17 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magic trivia question
Replies: 8
Views: 748

Re: Magic trivia question

Now, now, I won’t have any aspersions cast against one of my favourite shows.

They have a crack team of question compilers.

Andrew
by AJM
March 4th, 2018, 11:50 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Hmmmmm...
Replies: 44
Views: 1828

Re: Hmmmmm...

ju·ve·nile [joo-vuh-nl, -nahyl] ADJECTIVE 1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or suitable or intended for young persons: juvenile books. 2. young; youthful: juvenile years. 3. immature; childish; infantile: His juvenile tantrums are not in keeping with his age I'm not arguing with anyone, I ju...
by AJM
March 4th, 2018, 6:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: DelGaudio's Quiz
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Re: DelGaudio's Quiz

Haha - The Two Ronnies were brilliant.

Four candles anyone?

Andrew
by AJM
March 2nd, 2018, 11:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Xavier Spade Lecture in NYC, March 2
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Re: Xavier Spade Lecture in NYC, March 2

Xavier Spade - showbiz name perchance?
by AJM
March 2nd, 2018, 9:05 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Hmmmmm...
Replies: 44
Views: 1828

Re: Hmmmmm...

Penguin should do a lecture on the use of this prop.

Certainly would be ideal for live streaming.

Oh please yourselves....
by AJM
March 2nd, 2018, 7:02 am
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Hmmmmm...
Replies: 44
Views: 1828

Re: Hmmmmm...

I think urine for trouble if you use that during a show.

However I suppose there is an argument that it could keep your act flowing.
by AJM
February 28th, 2018, 12:41 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magus Utopia
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Magus Utopia

The programme for the Edinburgh Magicfest in May has been released today and I see the Magus Utopia troupe will feature in the Gala Show. Did anyone catch their convention closing turn in Blackpool this year - if so, what were your thoughts? Not my cup of 'Rosie Lee' I'm afraid and I was conscious o...
by AJM
February 23rd, 2018, 6:40 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The March Issue of Genii is Now Live Online
Replies: 13
Views: 712

Re: The March Issue of Genii is Now Live Online

Yep - that was it! I ordered a Baffle Box (the tip over box) from Colin at the Blackpool Convention and was drooling over the hand crafted magic set as he had one on display in a glass box. (It may actually have been yours Richard now that I think about it). Absolutely beautiful craftsmanship. Cheer...
by AJM
February 23rd, 2018, 6:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The March Issue of Genii is Now Live Online
Replies: 13
Views: 712

Re: The March Issue of Genii is Now Live Online

Without checking out the video - I might be able to guess what that is.

If I'm right - I want one too!

Andrew
by AJM
February 3rd, 2018, 7:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 6759
Views: 1991830

Re: ERDNASE

It's starting again...
by AJM
January 25th, 2018, 2:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 42
Views: 5491

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

Thanks Dominic (and Jon) This book looks like it is right up my street - I will look out for it at Blackpool next month. It is very difficult for most of us to gain access to the excellent material published in The Crimp - a great shame as its format very much appeals to my sensibilities - so it wil...
by AJM
January 24th, 2018, 12:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Books Scheduled for 2018?
Replies: 42
Views: 5491

Re: Books Scheduled for 2018?

Sounds good - are you able to share a little detail on the contents?

I will look out for it at Bkackpool.

Cheers

Andrew
by AJM
January 24th, 2018, 5:01 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Draun Control
Replies: 17
Views: 5417

Re: Draun Control

Many thanks erdnasephile - yes, I can achieve ‘the buckle’ via other means but am having difficulty with the Draun method.

I will keep at it though as it does appear to be be a very effective move.

Regards

Andrew
by AJM
January 23rd, 2018, 3:20 pm
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Draun Control
Replies: 17
Views: 5417

Re: Draun Control

I’m struggling with this one with my small Trump like hands.

However I will persevere.

Andrew
by AJM
January 18th, 2018, 4:13 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 18
Views: 1908

Re: Cy Endfield

The Genii grants all wishes.

;-)
by AJM
January 18th, 2018, 2:33 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Cy Endfield
Replies: 18
Views: 1908

Re: Cy Endfield

Those in the UK of a certain vintage may recall that Robert Harbin had a series on TV teaching origami to 'the viewer'. I recall these episodes as being fairly short in duration, broadcast almost to 'fill the gap' between the main TV shows. Anyone else remember these? Andrew P.S. Quentin - I'm not a...
by AJM
January 6th, 2018, 2:56 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Credit Card To Wallet
Replies: 20
Views: 1649

Re: Credit Card To Wallet

Bob

I’ll ask Mrs AJM - from my credit card statements it seems she has found a way to do this.

Regards

Andrew
by AJM
December 29th, 2017, 6:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: John Archer IS Henry VIII
Replies: 0
Views: 427

John Archer IS Henry VIII

Stumbled across a show on BBC1 tonight - Tim Vine Travels Through Time. Tim Vine, a UK comedian, is well known here for his one-liners and for the number of gags he can get through in a minute. Anyways, this show had him travelling back in time for some reason to the Tudor period, ably assisted by a...
by AJM
December 27th, 2017, 4:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ammar's Fab Fruit Available Again!
Replies: 31
Views: 2912

Re: Ammar's Fab Fruit Available Again!

I'm always partial to a nice juicy pear in large cups.

Never done the cups and balls however.

Andrew
by AJM
December 25th, 2017, 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Christmas loot description thread
Replies: 21
Views: 1824

Re: Christmas loot description thread

Get any film related books this year Richard?

Andrew

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