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by Stefan Sprenger
June 25th, 2009, 4:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Video performance of think a card - Eric
Replies: 8
Views: 1604

Re: Video performance of think a card - Eric

Hey Eric, nice seeing you again! :-) I still remember seeing Eric do that routine when he was here in germany, and it blew me away! :-) To the why people do not respond, it is probalbly the surroundings, sometimes it just does not feel right to applaude to people and if you do not encourage it they ...
by Stefan Sprenger
January 20th, 2006, 4:59 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: oil and water
Replies: 17
Views: 1432

Re: oil and water

Tamariz has a version where you take more and more cards but it is unpublished!
Shake well befor using by John Bannon can be incorporatet in an oil and water routine!
by Stefan Sprenger
January 19th, 2006, 4:42 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Cannibal Cards Opinion?
Replies: 20
Views: 1330

Re: Cannibal Cards Opinion?

Does anyone perform the routine by Jose Carroll?
by Stefan Sprenger
January 14th, 2006, 6:00 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: New Boons & PW
Replies: 21
Views: 7605

Re: New Boons & PW

Any news yet!?
by Stefan Sprenger
October 16th, 2005, 4:55 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Copper/Silver/Brass routine
Replies: 27
Views: 4373

Re: Copper/Silver/Brass routine

Just a note! The Gary Kurzt routine does not use the CSB but the two Copper one Silver gimmick because it would not work with the CSB!

Best

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
August 25th, 2005, 12:11 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for Al Baker Master Addition Slate
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Re: Looking for Al Baker Master Addition Slate

Hi, im not sure but i think Ted Lesley sells those kind of slates!?
by Stefan Sprenger
July 20th, 2005, 10:04 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Classic Card Trimmer Revised
Replies: 25
Views: 1996

Re: The Classic Card Trimmer Revised

Any updates yet!?
by Stefan Sprenger
June 14th, 2005, 12:51 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: versions of homing card
Replies: 20
Views: 2615

Re: versions of homing card

Hi,

i once saw Gary Kurtz perform an elaborate version of card to pocket, does anyone know if it is published in maybe some lecture notes!?

Greetings from Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
June 9th, 2005, 3:41 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Slip cut force
Replies: 13
Views: 1693

Re: Slip cut force

On one of David Williamsons Videos from Ron Mac Millan is also a handling if am not mistaken!?

Greetings from Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
April 30th, 2005, 3:04 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Classic Card Trimmer Revised
Replies: 25
Views: 1996

Re: The Classic Card Trimmer Revised

Hi,

any news on the project!????

Greetings from Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
April 24th, 2005, 3:28 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: German magic books/magazines where to sell?
Replies: 8
Views: 643

Re: German magic books/magazines where to sell?

Hi Chris, as far as i have heard magic does not sell well over here in Germany which is great for us since sometimes you can make quit a catch! What kind of magazines do you have! Maybe you could talk to Wittus Witt he is the publisher of "Magische Welt" in my opinion the best german magaz...
by Stefan Sprenger
April 9th, 2005, 3:57 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Looking for a lock...
Replies: 0
Views: 321

Looking for a lock...

... that works just as the murphy's chest.

Can anybody tell me if there is something like that on the market!?

Greetings from Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
February 22nd, 2005, 1:10 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Anton Zellmann's New Book A Must Read
Replies: 1
Views: 624

Re: Anton Zellmann's New Book A Must Read

Hi Eric,

long time no see, how are you!

Thanks for the review i will check it you!

Greetings from Frankfurt Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
July 21st, 2004, 3:26 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: La Magia de Ascanio: Any Word on Publication?
Replies: 9
Views: 855

Re: La Magia de Ascanio: Any Word on Publication?

Hi Rafael,

thats great news!!! While we are at it, are there any news on the Carroll Books, will the also be republished in english?

Greetings from Frankfurt Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
June 9th, 2004, 8:23 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Having trouble with a dealer
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

Re: Having trouble with a dealer

Hi, i hope i have not caused to much trouble. I just wanted to let everyone know that we have settled the problem and Ron was kind enought to refund the money. I do not want to harm anyone, but i to was somewhat frustrated. Thanks again for everything and as i said before, i hope there are no hard f...
by Stefan Sprenger
June 9th, 2004, 12:04 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Having trouble with a dealer
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

Re: Having trouble with a dealer

Hi everyone, as i have told Ron in an email, i never got an email form paypal about a refund, so i could not respond. I guess these where just a series of bad coincidences. The ammount of money does not matter to me, its more about principle, and i would realy have like to recieve the item. I hope t...
by Stefan Sprenger
June 8th, 2004, 10:15 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Having trouble with a dealer
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

Re: Having trouble with a dealer

HI, thanks for your answers. At first i had the same impression, everything went fine, but the stuff just did not arrived, so i asked what happend and he did answer promptly. I also noticed that his email changed twice. But lately he just does not answer any of my mails? No i have not tried calling ...
by Stefan Sprenger
June 7th, 2004, 3:26 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Having trouble with a dealer
Replies: 16
Views: 1746

Having trouble with a dealer

I do not know if this is the right place to post this or if it is correct to post it at all? I ordered something from Ron Allesi who has a website for second hand magic items. My order went out sometime in december and i paid via paypal right away i even told him to ensure the package which he suppo...
by Stefan Sprenger
April 20th, 2004, 3:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Best Essays on Magic?
Replies: 24
Views: 1304

Re: Best Essays on Magic?

Hi,

Leading with your Head by Gary Kurtz, The Magic Way, 5 Points in Magic (Tamariz) The essay in 52 Lovers Jose Carroll, Maximum Entertainment, Absolute Magic Derren Brown, Strong Magic and the essays from his other books especialy Scams and Fantasies.

Best,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
April 14th, 2004, 10:22 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)
Replies: 128
Views: 40746

Re: Mickey Silver's Coin Retention Vanish (Silver's Ultimate Vanish)

Hi there,

ist there any chance for a guy form Germany to see it too??

Best

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
March 10th, 2004, 2:46 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: lennart green
Replies: 2
Views: 285

Re: lennart green

Hi,

simply put, if you liked the first 3 you will like these as well!

But as mentioned above there are more moves explained here than routines!

Best,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
March 7th, 2004, 1:42 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: FISM 1997 Close-up Winner???
Replies: 6
Views: 913

Re: FISM 1997 Close-up Winner???

Hi there,

yes Pit was still 17 when he won the second place in japan but of course that was 1994 and Pit turned 18 the day he returned :)

Best wishes from Frankfurt Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
January 27th, 2004, 12:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: New Books for 2004
Replies: 5
Views: 467

Re: New Books for 2004

I would like to know some more about the follwoing books of which i heard that should be out this year! The Books by Tamariz about the memorized deck (last thing i heard was this summer?) The frist volume of the Ascanio books (supposedly allready at the printer?) The book by Bebel (i have no idea) R...
by Stefan Sprenger
January 26th, 2004, 5:53 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: One handed palm
Replies: 30
Views: 2977

Re: One handed palm

By the way there is an alternative handling which where it is possilbel to palm more then one card for a refernece check out Rene Lavand Magic from the Soul.

Best,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
January 5th, 2004, 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: DVD Authoring
Replies: 6
Views: 1434

Re: DVD Authoring

Hi,

i do not know a lot about DVD's so what i'm about to say might be wrong, but i think if the DVD is supposed to be produced you will also need a master of the material which is different from a regular DVD!??

Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
December 28th, 2003, 3:07 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: By Forces Unseen
Replies: 1
Views: 266

Re: By Forces Unseen

I got mine from Magic Books by Post in England!

I dont know if they still have some copies?

Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
December 6th, 2003, 2:53 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: colour-change knives paddle move
Replies: 5
Views: 923

Re: colour-change knives paddle move

Well if you want to learn something about color changing knives you might want to look for two books!

Sonata by Juan Tamariz (unfortunatly hard to find since out of print)

The other one is "Penknives and Daltonism" by Ascanio.(i do not know if this is still available?)
Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
November 16th, 2003, 5:51 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for Onosaka Purse
Replies: 3
Views: 794

Re: Looking for Onosaka Purse

Hi,

i think Stevens Magic Emporium have them!

Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
November 11th, 2003, 4:13 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Pit Hartling's CARD FICTIONS
Replies: 10
Views: 1483

Re: Pit Hartling's CARD FICTIONS

Jap,

Grant got it rigth!!

For descriptions of all the routines go to:

www.card-fictions.com

Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
November 6th, 2003, 2:58 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Pit Hartling's CARD FICTIONS
Replies: 10
Views: 1483

Re: Pit Hartling's CARD FICTIONS

Hi Slicer,

yes you can call the colors one after the other! With a little more effort you can even give some more details in between!

With the last card you are even able to tell the suit and value!!!! But only if it is pressed against the Table surface ;-)

Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
November 4th, 2003, 1:49 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Pit Hartling's CARD FICTIONS
Replies: 10
Views: 1483

Re: Pit Hartling's CARD FICTIONS

Hi, well it is hard to say since you did not specify under what conditions you want to perform this? And of course i have no idea on what skill level you are! But actuelly this routine is not so tough on your dexterty with your fingers than with your mind!!! Otherwise the book is realy great!!!!! Th...
by Stefan Sprenger
November 1st, 2003, 6:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Steve Forte
Replies: 14
Views: 1175

Re: Steve Forte

Hi,

the only thing i have read is in the book by David Britland an Gazzo on Walter Scott "Phantoms of the Cardtable"
otherwise i just know of his Gambling Protaction Videos!

Cheers,

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
August 2nd, 2003, 2:45 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Card Fictions - New Book by Pit Hartling!
Replies: 5
Views: 996

Re: Card Fictions - New Book by Pit Hartling!

The book is only available from Pit directly at the moment! There might be some copies at some dealers who did buy them at FISM but i do not know who that might be! Right now Pit wants to sell the book personally to bring in the costs! Maybe later it will be distributet via dealers!?? Greetings from...
by Stefan Sprenger
August 2nd, 2003, 2:41 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: That is NOT magic
Replies: 9
Views: 580

Re: That is NOT magic

Hi there, i think i know what you mean but the examples are not realy good in my opinion because these are tricks wich are realy impossible!?? Or did i get somthing wrong? A better example would be estimation Aces or any Memory Stunt! But even in the later case it is possilbe to give the impression ...
by Stefan Sprenger
August 1st, 2003, 4:14 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Card Fictions by Pit Hartling
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Re: Card Fictions by Pit Hartling

Just wanted to let you know that one of the Essays from the Book is now available as a free download.

Greetings from Frankfurt

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
July 31st, 2003, 3:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Card Fictions by Pit Hartling
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Card Fictions by Pit Hartling

Hi everyone:

there is a new book out by Pit Hartling.

People who saw Pit perform know this will be great!
The others .... well you can find out for yourselfe!

Check out the internetsite! Card Fictions

Greetings from Germany

Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
July 30th, 2003, 3:04 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM
Replies: 45
Views: 3406

Re: FISM

Hi there, since i only was at FISM on Tuesday i can not say anything about the competition! But i got to see the card finding fish which was a highlight for me (but is probably not realy fishfriendly). And i have to agree Armando was worth the trip for me!!! Greetings form Frankfurt Germany Stefan
by Stefan Sprenger
June 1st, 2003, 2:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: visiting Germany
Replies: 1
Views: 291

Re: visiting Germany

Hi There, there is one Magic Shop near Frankfurt! Their site is Christian Jedinat this site is also in english! Otherwise there is not much around Frankfurt! In Munich wou will find Zauberzentrale Mnchen one of the shops you might have heard about? And then there is Stolina Hope that helps! Greeting...
by Stefan Sprenger
May 30th, 2003, 1:21 am
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Derren Brown & NLP
Replies: 9
Views: 1087

Re: Derren Brown & NLP

Hi there, i just did a show for a few people and all of them were Psychologiest. And since it was only close-up we also did a lot of talking and i asked them about NLP! They said esspeacially that eyemovment thing is realy not relayable, supposedly someone did a study with about 10.000 People and th...
by Stefan Sprenger
May 28th, 2003, 1:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Phantoms of the Card Table
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: Phantoms of the Card Table

Hi there, i allready read it and it was realy interesting! Some of the storys in there are known if one read the Vernon books! But esspeacially everything about Walter Scott i had not heard of so it was an realy interesting read esspecially the last couple of pages about how gambling has changed by ...

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