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by pduffie
August 4th, 2016, 2:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Duffie's Card Compulsions E-Book
Replies: 0
Views: 489

Duffie's Card Compulsions E-Book

Now available - an electronic facsimile of Duffie's Card Compulsions. This was originally published by Richard Kaufman, and I am delighted to be able to offer this publication now as a hyperlinked PDF ebook. Over 260 pages. Illustrated by Joseph K. Schmidt. Introduction by Roy Walton. Word Searchabl...
by pduffie
May 9th, 2013, 6:26 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Hooked on Cards by Peter Duffie
Replies: 3
Views: 1590

Re: Hooked on Cards by Peter Duffie

Hi Tom;

Thank you for your candid and in-depth review. It is much appreciated.

Best Wishes

Peter
by pduffie
March 6th, 2013, 9:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here
Replies: 81
Views: 8146

Re: NEW FORUM: Post your problems/issues here

"Today's Active Topics" doesn't appear to be working.
by pduffie
February 11th, 2013, 2:34 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Some Books on Ebay UK
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Some Books on Ebay UK

I have some books in auction on Ebay ending very soon. As international postage is very high, this heads-up is aimed at UK members. However, if you live outside the UK you may still bid -- see further info below. The full list is here: My Ebay Auctions Postage on each auction is a nominal sum of 1. ...
by pduffie
January 28th, 2013, 10:41 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Miracle Factory e-Books
Replies: 17
Views: 2568

Re: Miracle Factory e-Books

I get this message, too.
by pduffie
October 10th, 2012, 5:33 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: The Card Activist by Peter Duffie
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: The Card Activist by Peter Duffie

Thank you for your review, Tom. It is very much appreciated. Also for your good catch in "Not Wrong" -- it seems I WAS wrong :-) -- the effect description is what I was doing originally when I worked out the routine, then I changed the handling, but left in the old description of the effec...
by pduffie
September 26th, 2012, 1:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Card Activist
Replies: 0
Views: 523

The Card Activist

Hi, To let you know that I have just released a new eBook of card magic: The Card Activist. This is my first book of 2012 featuring new material. I am also including a special "Free Trick" offer for customers who purchase the new eBook. See full details at: <!-- w --><a class="postlink" hr...
by pduffie
September 3rd, 2012, 3:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: "Card Zones" by Duffie and Sadowitz
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: WTB: "Card Zones" by Duffie and Sadowitz

Hi Daniel This is a very heavy book and you can eliminate international shipping if you buy it from Lybrary.com who now own the Martin Breese magic business: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.lybrary.com/card-zones-p-148053.html">http://www.lybrary.com/card-zones-p-148053.html</a><!-- m...
by pduffie
September 3rd, 2012, 7:38 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB: "Card Zones" by Duffie and Sadowitz
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: WTB: "Card Zones" by Duffie and Sadowitz

It's still available from the publisher:

http://www.martinbreese.com/bookpages/cardzones.htm

Peter
by pduffie
July 16th, 2012, 4:36 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: FISM 2012 - my experience.
Replies: 53
Views: 15305

Re: FISM 2012 - my experience.

This one just sold for 100! (that's $155) with a Buy-it-Now.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI. ... _500wt_975
by pduffie
July 7th, 2012, 11:21 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Choosing a memorized deck
Replies: 18
Views: 4402

Re: Choosing a memorized deck

Bob Farmer wrote:Ted:

No such book exists.

Bob


Not a bad title though ...
by pduffie
June 4th, 2012, 10:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Speaking Of Knock-Offs
Replies: 66
Views: 7201

Re: Speaking Of Knock-Offs

Watch out, Richard -- that link is still available on MrGoat's post.
by pduffie
April 3rd, 2012, 5:23 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Mind Blasters USA by Peter Duffie
Replies: 6
Views: 2427

Re: Mind Blasters USA by Peter Duffie

Thank you, Tom

Your excellent review is very much appreciated.

With Best Wishes

Peter
by pduffie
February 23rd, 2012, 3:36 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Martin Breese has Passed
Replies: 23
Views: 6669

Martin Breese has Passed

I am saddened to report that my friend and business associate, Martin Breese, passed away today in Brighton. Martin had been fighting Leukemia for the past 14 months. At one stage I really thought he had it beat. But, now the fight is over. My heart goes out to his wife, Pang, and to his family. Peter
by pduffie
February 10th, 2012, 4:55 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mind Blasters USA!
Replies: 2
Views: 1003

Re: Mind Blasters USA!

All Mentalism.
by pduffie
February 9th, 2012, 2:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Mind Blasters USA!
Replies: 2
Views: 1003

Mind Blasters USA!

Hi Folks; Just to let you know that Mind Blasters USA! (eBook) has now been released. Over 350 pages of diabolical creativity! Over 80 Sensational Routines! Illustrated with Photographs & Graphics. You can get this from me, or from any of the contributors (please support these guys - some of the...
by pduffie
December 19th, 2011, 10:22 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: A Great Deal
Replies: 0
Views: 359

A Great Deal

Hi Folks; It's almost Christmas and, for a limited time, I am offering my customers a great deal. Buy any product and then select another one FREE! PLUS! If you take up my offer You will also receive my new ebook FOURCast containing four card routines with a regular deck, photo illustrated - FREE! S...
by pduffie
September 30th, 2011, 9:05 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Now it has become a mysterious 'skill toy'
Replies: 7
Views: 1295

Re: Now it has become a mysterious 'skill toy'

Hi Dustin

I remember the tv ads for that -- I think it was called "The Trick Stick" in the UK.

Peter
by pduffie
September 14th, 2011, 4:42 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Card Tricks for the Fractured Mind by Peter Duffie
Replies: 1
Views: 1135

Re: Card Tricks for the Fractured Mind by Peter Duffie

Thank you, Tom

Your detailed review is much appreciated.

Best Wishes

Peter
by pduffie
May 18th, 2011, 5:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: VERNON WALNUT TRICK REVISED, UPDATED
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Re: VERNON WALNUT TRICK REVISED, UPDATED

This looks really good, Pete.
by pduffie
May 18th, 2011, 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Gilbreath Principle
Replies: 15
Views: 3299

Re: The Gilbreath Principle

I think "Unbelievable" was sold as a single-trick manuscript.
by pduffie
February 23rd, 2011, 6:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blackpool / FISM Controversy?
Replies: 23
Views: 6877

Re: Blackpool / FISM Controversy?

There are some comments here (3rd from last post) about this:

http://www.talkmagic.co.uk/ftopic34287-0-asc-165.php
by pduffie
January 4th, 2011, 5:29 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WANTED: 'Cycle' by Phil Goldstein - will pay $50.
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

Re: WANTED: 'Cycle' by Phil Goldstein - will pay $50.

Hi An update on my November post above. One of my most ambitious projects to date: CARD MAGIC USA (eBook) is now available. Featuring mostly unpublished material and other rarities from some of America's Finest Creators. 49 contributors - 80 routines and moves. Over 280 Pages! Fully illustrated. See...
by pduffie
November 13th, 2010, 9:19 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: www.CheatingAtTexasHoldem.com
Replies: 126
Views: 27966

Re: www.CheatingAtTexasHoldem.com

When you upload a video to YouTube, among a host of privacy settings there is: Yes, external sites may embed and play this video. No, external sites may NOT embed and play this video. Only by selecting the latter is the embedding code hidden. If you select the former, the wording is obvious. Peter
by pduffie
November 11th, 2010, 6:30 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WANTED: 'Cycle' by Phil Goldstein - will pay $50.
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

Re: WANTED: 'Cycle' by Phil Goldstein - will pay $50.

The entire Cycle booklet will be reprinted next month in a new electronic book that I will be releasing: CARD MAGIC USA. As a taster: here are the contributors, to date: Jon Armstrong Lee Asher John Bannon Steve Beam John B. Born Steve Bryant Antonio Cabral Jack Carpenter Steve Dacri Steve Draun Ste...
by pduffie
November 9th, 2010, 3:36 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Spirit Level by Peter Duffie
Replies: 2
Views: 1179

Re: Spirit Level by Peter Duffie

Thank you for your review, Tom

It is much appreciated.

Best Wishes

Peter
by pduffie
November 9th, 2010, 9:51 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Confind by Peter Duffie
Replies: 1
Views: 1053

Re: Confind by Peter Duffie

Thank you for taking the time to review this, Tom.

Your assessment is very much appreciated.

Best Wishes

Peter
by pduffie
October 15th, 2010, 2:21 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Who is this man?
Replies: 5
Views: 1043

Re: Who is this man?

It's Walter Jeans (Leeds, England)
by pduffie
October 15th, 2010, 7:37 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Two new effects from Peter Duffie
Replies: 0
Views: 455

Two new effects from Peter Duffie

Hi,

To let you know that I have just released two new effects: Spirit LEVEL and ConFind.

You can watch demos of both on my web site.

www.peterduffie.com

Best Wishes

Peter
by pduffie
September 21st, 2010, 5:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe
Replies: 62
Views: 11527

Re: Trouble getting on Magic Cafe

When I tried to access the Cafe earlier tonight, my virus program advised of a Trojan Horse and severed the connection.

Peter
by pduffie
September 11th, 2010, 6:39 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Hugely overlooked sleight
Replies: 48
Views: 8476

Re: Hugely overlooked sleight

PAUS (and POUS which is simply PAUS in reverse) was inspired by the Carlyle Turnover. After I had developed the move I noted that "it is not unlike Roy Walton's Trigger in appearance."

Re- Carlyle Turnover: Douglas Dexter published the move 12 years before Francis Carlyle,

Peter
by pduffie
August 28th, 2010, 11:39 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: The Magic of Robert Harbin
Replies: 20
Views: 3732

Re: The Magic of Robert Harbin

The cover of The Magic of Robert Harbin is dark green.
by pduffie
August 25th, 2010, 5:11 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Plots & Ploys by Peter Duffie
Replies: 9
Views: 2115

Re: Plots & Ploys by Peter Duffie

Hi Tom; Thank you for the very thorough and honest review. One thing I have to say (confess): In Easy Flat-Pack (Cameron Francis), I am guilty of adding the Kardyro move! Cameron used the top of the deck. Maybe I should leave things alone - if it ain't broken, don't try to fix it? :-) Thanks again &...
by pduffie
August 24th, 2010, 12:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Gaffed Cards are back from USPC!
Replies: 86
Views: 9383

Re: Gaffed Cards are back from USPC!

I think it's more suspicious to the public when magicians are all seen to be using the same brand of cards!
by pduffie
July 22nd, 2010, 1:17 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Ed Marlo and copyright
Replies: 123
Views: 14440

Re: Ed Marlo and copyright

by pduffie
June 30th, 2010, 1:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Erdnase Overhand Shuffles ebook
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Re: Erdnase Overhand Shuffles ebook

I have had the pleasure of a sneak preview of this treatise by David. A lot of thought and work has gone into this and, if you are in any way interested in the Overhand Shuffle systems in Erdnase, you should definitely check this out.

Peter
by pduffie
May 31st, 2010, 6:55 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The underhand shuffle
Replies: 40
Views: 6153

Re: The underhand shuffle

Hi Jason;

There are no dates given for this shuffle in the notes.

Peter
by pduffie
May 31st, 2010, 3:41 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The underhand shuffle
Replies: 40
Views: 6153

Re: The underhand shuffle

I never met Bill Reid, and I think he died some years ago. Bill Reid inspired Elmsley in his Faro work. Reid wrote a manuscript but I am unsure if any copies exist today.

Peter
by pduffie
May 31st, 2010, 2:36 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The underhand shuffle
Replies: 40
Views: 6153

Re: The underhand shuffle

The above post from Philippe prompted me to check out the lecture notes entitled: "Alex is at it Again" (self-published, 1997) and the shuffle in question is, indeed, there. It's called "Continuous Pick-Up Shuffle."

Peter

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