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by Bryan Dreyfus
July 31st, 2010, 1:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No more Sands of the Desert?
Replies: 19
Views: 4962

Re: No more Sands of the Desert?

I remember standing over a frying pan with parafin wax and colored sands making my own "waterproof" sand that would hold shapes I could tell by feel in the dark water.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
July 27th, 2010, 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flash unit ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1558

Re: Flash unit ?

Tell me what you need and I'll make it for you.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
July 27th, 2010, 6:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: hans Klock on Dutch TV
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

Re: hans Klock on Dutch TV

I said this, years ago when I first saw Copperfield's trend towards it, "If he keeps on with this 'topping himself' every season, what will he do when he runs out of 'Big' material?" I witnessed a trend of, trying, to create impossible things to defeat. They got more 'out there' and more g...
by Bryan Dreyfus
July 27th, 2010, 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Has Genii been hacked?
Replies: 38
Views: 5676

Re: Has Genii been hacked?

Due to the fact that I have, indeed, found my present wife on the internet, I must take umbrage to the TOTAL negativity to such happenings. I see and understand the funniness of the prospect as one of my nieces told us it was, "sick and wrong". Just know that the prospect has been gaining ...
by Bryan Dreyfus
July 27th, 2010, 4:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Roughing fluid
Replies: 9
Views: 2329

Re: Roughing fluid

As messy as it sounds, it isn't, I have used Chap-Stick, I would not cover the entire card (for ID), I would mae and "X" on both the faces of the double. I used cherry flavored once in a pinch, the deck still smells cherry and it has been 20 years. A warning: In cold weather you need to fl...
by Bryan Dreyfus
July 27th, 2010, 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Super-Natural Levitation?
Replies: 5
Views: 1789

Re: Super-Natural Levitation?

Nothing like the buzz you get from placebos.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 19th, 2010, 10:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tom Mullica Update
Replies: 65
Views: 14731

Re: Sad Tom Mullica News

Tom, The first time I ever heard your name was when Ken Gruenwald told me about you when we would chat during slow times behind the bar. He used to tell me how your Mom would bring you off hours so he could work with you. I have a small video of Ken doing a few effects at a friends house that we tap...
by Bryan Dreyfus
July 23rd, 2008, 8:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sleights and effects named after their inventors
Replies: 65
Views: 9970

Re: Sleights and effects named after their inventors

The Benzais Friction Palm.

According to David Roth.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 21st, 2006, 3:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to right good*
Replies: 43
Views: 2890

Re: How to right good*

I repeat myself. I called this a casual conversation. So, let me conclude, a person without your perceived literaray skill level has any business comunicating to the best of his or her ability because it doesnt measure up? I would rather muddle through a less than coherant post than to disavow someo...
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 21st, 2006, 9:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to right good*
Replies: 43
Views: 2890

Re: How to right good*

I ask, "Why is it so important to to so precise?" Isn't it only important that the meaning is understood.....after all i would consider this a casual conversation. I think the people who brow beat people because of their literary skill, used or not, just haven't got anything of importance ...
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 9th, 2006, 10:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: carpal tunnel report
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: carpal tunnel report

Thanx for the heads up.

I appreciate the warning and will heed it well.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 5th, 2006, 7:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Egg, lemon, orange and canary
Replies: 7
Views: 937

Re: Egg, lemon, orange and canary

super glue and lots of care.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 5th, 2006, 7:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: carpal tunnel report
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: carpal tunnel report

Last update: both hands are doing just fine and I am glad i had this done. The scars have a tingly sensation when touched or rubbed against anything but it is diminishing. The deep scar tissue is shrinking due to the massage i was shown for that purpose. Hands feel like they have been rejunvenated. ...
by Bryan Dreyfus
February 5th, 2006, 7:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: airport security..
Replies: 44
Views: 3396

Re: airport security..

I have never flown anywhere where one side of the plane wasn't removed for skydivers so I'm way out of my element here. I think I would call the airlines, explain what I was need ing to do and ask them for thier solution. It may be nothing more than a special procedure of secure drop off so they can...
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 29th, 2006, 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ten Ichi Thumbtie
Replies: 14
Views: 2067

Re: Ten Ichi Thumbtie

Thanx Jim..I have that.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 29th, 2006, 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ten Ichi Thumbtie
Replies: 14
Views: 2067

Ten Ichi Thumbtie

Can someone direct me to or supply me with detailed instructions on the Ten Ichi Thumb Tie.

I knew it years ago and used it alot but have lost the knowlege due to non-use.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 20th, 2006, 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: carpal tunnel report
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: carpal tunnel report

Ok, I'm lost.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 19th, 2006, 6:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: carpal tunnel report
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: carpal tunnel report

Ok Steve I do have your email.

lol..not much to see just a 1 1/2 inch "cut line".

I am thinking of molding my hands with that "rubbery" mold and making a casting to send to the Hand Clinic. A suitable thank you I think.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 17th, 2006, 9:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: carpal tunnel report
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: carpal tunnel report

Pete, Glad to hear you came out on top of your experience. My mother had that and unfortunately the surgery did not "take" and her hands are like gnarled up tree branches. She can do most things and she has changed her keyboard playing enough to get by so I guess all's well for different r...
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 17th, 2006, 2:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: carpal tunnel report
Replies: 10
Views: 609

carpal tunnel report

I have had my right wrist done for 12 days now and today I got my left done today. Right from the start i can feel "ease of movement" when it comes to my fingers in my left...my right although i have twinges and am on 4 lb restriction for 4 more weeks feels pretty good and "loosened u...
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 7th, 2006, 10:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: As an Xmas present re computer Security.. :)
Replies: 1
Views: 209

Re: As an Xmas present re computer Security.. :)

I don't, normally, like free software for cleanning my computer works and protecting me from the virtual nasties.

I have to thank you for posting this it has outshown my expectations and I recommend the software to EVRYONE.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
October 16th, 2005, 10:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strange Spectators
Replies: 18
Views: 1356

Re: Strange Spectators

Years ago, must be al least 20, I was perfoming behind the bar and for variety I'd add a mind reading effect just for laughs and I noticed a small group, 3 to 4, fallowing me up and down the bar watching intently from not so afar. I was taking a break and they approached me and asked if i could join...
by Bryan Dreyfus
October 13th, 2005, 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Chris Angel Billet Switch
Replies: 8
Views: 809

Re: Chris Angel Billet Switch

I remember the trick that called for it. It was a prediction piece with 5 jumbo cards on display. You show the bulldog clip with a mini card folded in half and protruding from the clip. After a totally free choice from the five cards the clipped card is removed, unfolded and shown to match. This, I ...
by Bryan Dreyfus
October 13th, 2005, 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Chris Angel Billet Switch
Replies: 8
Views: 809

Re: Chris Angel Billet Switch

I'm not sure because it has been a long time since i needed a billet switch that the bulldog clip is the switching device..I am not at liberty to disclose how it operates.

I saw it described for a mini card switch years ago.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
October 3rd, 2005, 11:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I am considering the need for surgery after my doc tor said That the splints I wear on each wrist have a 50/50 success rate. As it stood when I decided to see a doctor: I play my guitar for 5 minutes and my left hand went numb..you may think that feeling nothing would help but it also makes knowing ...
by Bryan Dreyfus
September 18th, 2005, 7:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I have had the "surgical center" experience with a knee surgery a couple of years ago. I found the same general results as you describe. Except when I was coming out of the anesthetic I wanted to get up and go home so i had a nurse throw herself over my chest to hold me down..I guess, by r...
by Bryan Dreyfus
September 18th, 2005, 3:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Wow! I went to look at the report and got page cant be displayed. I am an inquisitive type so I just went to his main site and no good their either. Then I went "one step further" (catchy line heh?) and typed in <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://jamesriser.com">http://jamesriser.c...
by Bryan Dreyfus
September 17th, 2005, 3:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Replies: 9
Views: 882

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I have been losing feeling and control in my hnads for some time steadily growing worse over months. I just got diagnosed with Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and was given a 50/50 chance it will be taken care after a 3 month dual forearm wrist splint. My question: Has anyone had any experience wit...
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 21st, 2005, 7:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

Yes, I posted on the board where he posted the original request.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 21st, 2005, 3:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

My wheelchair has two 12 volt motors on it (one for each side) and it holds two gel batteries it moves fast enought to scare people out of my way in Walmart. I don't think I need faster.

Bryan (Get Out Of My Way) Dreyfus
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 19th, 2005, 4:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

I figured you would spot that.

I am not that thin or that graceful except when I'm wheeling around in my wheelchair. I couldn't pass a drunk test even when not drinking anymore.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 19th, 2005, 9:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

Actually Jerry all I commented on was the actual post, I copied and pasted the following (the complete post): "The Magic of David Masters : This video was shto in Las Vegas NV. with only two year's experince in magic.Here is the Link <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.putfile.com/me...
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 19th, 2005, 7:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

OOPS, Ed I misread your post and replied incorrectly. Ed, I think (opinion coming) just as there are natural laws or rules like the sun coming up begins the day, the sun (seems) to move across the sky marks the timing of the day and the sun sets to end the day that there are laws and rules for an en...
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 18th, 2005, 5:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

Well, The video isn't of me. I never said it was but I am grateful for the critique. The fellow in question posted this (on a different forum) and asked for a critque. When I replied, in essence, the same as you, he flamed me badly and called me names. I just wanted to know that my assessment was co...
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 17th, 2005, 7:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

Jerry,

I don't subscribe to Geni...would it be possible to paraphase what is in the first four paragraphs?

Not that i want you to get into hot water for anything.

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 17th, 2005, 4:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

yes thanx
Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 17th, 2005, 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Re: Video Critique

Thank you for your response.

Can I ask you what you thought of the magic and how it was done?

Thanks again

Bryan
by Bryan Dreyfus
August 17th, 2005, 10:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Video Critique
Replies: 25
Views: 1689

Video Critique

I have a video I would like critiqued. It is at <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.putfile.com/media.php?n=422163655">http://www.putfile.com/media.php?n=422163655</a><!-- m --> constructive critism welcomed. Basic questions and feedback: How's the handling? What would you rate the qualit...
by Bryan Dreyfus
April 29th, 2005, 6:38 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Let's Talk Magic Internet radio broadcast
Replies: 9
Views: 763

Let's Talk Magic Internet radio broadcast

Hello All, In Sept of last year I began broadcasting over the internet and monitoring my chatroom for that live input from listeners. Check out my list of guests coming soon to see if you would like to listen and join in with your questions. I have just aquired a servewr that will boost my capabilit...
by Bryan Dreyfus
January 22nd, 2005, 10:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Talk Magic Internet Radio Broadcast
Replies: 0
Views: 212

Let's Talk Magic Internet Radio Broadcast

Hello All,

Tonight (Sat 22) My guest will be Doc Eason.
Join the chat room and ask your question(s).
No player is needed it plays as you open the page.

www.letstalkmagic.com

cya there,

Bryan

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