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by Green Skittle
November 2nd, 2009, 8:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: november issue
Replies: 44
Views: 9338

Re: November Issue of Genii - Roberto Giobbi

Postal strike or not, the November issue arrived much earlier than expected today. I've been hoping for a Giobbi cover for a while and I was not disappointed.
by Green Skittle
April 22nd, 2009, 8:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: The April Issue of Genii is Now In the Mail--Featuring Andy Nyman!
Replies: 63
Views: 10790

Re: The April Issue of Genii is Now In the Mail--Featuring Andy Nyman!

Recieved May issue here in the UK. Missed out on April, February and (I've just realised) November so after recieving every issue for almost 4 years I'm beginning to fear I have a dishonest postman.
by Green Skittle
October 3rd, 2008, 6:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Forte indicted!
Replies: 29
Views: 12254

Re: Steve Forte indicted!

Rumour has it cheaters have been using Dustin's shoes as shiners for years.
by Green Skittle
September 4th, 2008, 5:25 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Houdini Action Figure
Replies: 19
Views: 2616

Re: Houdini Action Figure

It would be brilliant if you opened the box and it was empty...
by Green Skittle
August 21st, 2008, 5:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lennart Green on TED
Replies: 18
Views: 3742

Re: Lennart Green on TED

That was great. Was the guy with the foil just an ass or was it part of the act? Either way Lennart played it well, very funny with the penknife and the drinking of beer.
by Green Skittle
August 17th, 2008, 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New evil on the block
Replies: 36
Views: 5423

Re: New evil on the block

The website looks like a domain placeholder to me, unless it's down or is one of those covers for a piracy website. 000 where did you read about it?
by Green Skittle
August 10th, 2008, 6:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Visiting the Magic Castle
Replies: 18
Views: 6551

Re: Visiting the Magic Castle

I heard Byron Walkers is the place to go for the more "hard-to-find" stuff.
by Green Skittle
August 8th, 2008, 1:49 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Jennings '67
Replies: 19
Views: 6556

Re: Jennings '67

I enjoyed this book, I don't why it wasn't as popular as it should have been. The tools section has some great sleights including Dad Steven's Other Shuffle. The Invisible Palm Aces section is great too.

[size:8pt]Hope to see the two other Jennings books soon [/size];)
by Green Skittle
August 7th, 2008, 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Visiting the Magic Castle
Replies: 18
Views: 6551

Re: Visiting the Magic Castle

A little off-topic (although I think the question in the original post has been answered), but does anyone know who has the largest magic library? I bet that is a sight to see.
by Green Skittle
August 7th, 2008, 6:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Visiting the Magic Castle
Replies: 18
Views: 6551

Re: Visiting the Magic Castle

This is probably a silly question but I assume only members have access to the library, and not (magician) visitors?
by Green Skittle
August 6th, 2008, 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: August Issue of Genii has been Mailed
Replies: 71
Views: 11384

Re: August Issue of Genii has been Mailed

Arrived today in the UK. Thanks for the great issue and also for the Erdnase .pdf file.

I now have access to Erdnase anywhere in the world thanks to the wonders of modern technology!
by Green Skittle
August 2nd, 2008, 6:52 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Vernon Books
Replies: 4
Views: 2058

Re: Vernon Books

The Vernon Chronicles are now all available again from L&L Publishing and are very much worth owning.
by Green Skittle
July 17th, 2008, 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: August Issue of Genii has been Mailed
Replies: 71
Views: 11384

Re: August Issue of Genii has been Mailed

A Dai Vernon cover AND a DVD? We're in for a treat this month. Can't wait.
by Green Skittle
July 15th, 2008, 5:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Carneycopia.
Replies: 5
Views: 1364

Re: Carneycopia.

No it isn't.

Carneycopia is a play on cornucopia, an ancient greek symbol of abundance. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornucopia

I'm not sure where you got your idea from, but I think it's incorrect.
by Green Skittle
July 11th, 2008, 7:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Spinning Coins
Replies: 7
Views: 1074

Re: Spinning Coins

The coriolis effect has no effect on your toilet water or the spin of your coin gaffs :P
by Green Skittle
June 30th, 2008, 6:17 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Karl Fulves' library
Replies: 44
Views: 19451

Re: Karl Fulves' library

Borders usually have a bunch of the Self-Working books, I've found.
by Green Skittle
June 27th, 2008, 5:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Let's talk about fictional magicians!
Replies: 28
Views: 2852

Re: Let's talk about fictional magicians!

Steve Carell's character in the 40 Year Old Virgin does a few magic tricks. Fitting? Incidentally Carell's character in The Office recalls spending $80 of company money at a magic store to help him sell his business: "I put a cigarette through a freaking quarter.....and almost closed the deal!&...
by Green Skittle
June 26th, 2008, 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: July Issue of Genii Now Crawling Toward You
Replies: 38
Views: 5280

Re: July Issue of Genii Now Crawling Toward You

Thanks Marco, hopefully I'll get mine in the next few days :)
by Green Skittle
June 26th, 2008, 1:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: July Issue of Genii Now Crawling Toward You
Replies: 38
Views: 5280

Re: July Issue of Genii Now Crawling Toward You

Got it today in the wet and dismal UK. Still no June issue though, is anyone else in the UK missing theirs?
by Green Skittle
June 20th, 2008, 5:16 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: The Collected Almanac
Replies: 6
Views: 2625

Re: The Collected Almanac

Definately no Professors Nightmare in the Almanac, but Guy Hollingworths version is worth a look, it's in the September 1999 Genii.
by Green Skittle
June 18th, 2008, 6:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: June Genii arrived in mailbox
Replies: 34
Views: 6376

Re: June Genii arrived in mailbox

Richard Morrell wrote:Anyone in the UK got their June issue? Still waiting on mine, usually arrives pretty quickly via airmail, I see it got to Germany end of May.


Nope, still waiting here as well.
by Green Skittle
June 17th, 2008, 4:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Let's talk about fictional magicians!
Replies: 28
Views: 2852

Re: Let's talk about fictional magicians!

I don't know how I forgot about GOB when I made this topic. AD is amongst my favourite shows ever. Love all the magic references, especially the Alliance of Magicians and the The Gothic Castle. Just remembered a movie about the Cottingley Faeries, which if I recall had Harvey Keitel as Houdini in it.
by Green Skittle
June 17th, 2008, 1:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Let's talk about fictional magicians!
Replies: 28
Views: 2852

Let's talk about fictional magicians!

The latest in the popular Metal Gear Solid video games, "Guns of the Patriots" has a character that might interest some of you. Drebin, an "arms launderer" who helps the main character along with his quest, also has a few tricks up his sleeve. So far in playing the game I've seen...
by Green Skittle
June 8th, 2008, 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a circle?
Replies: 8
Views: 1856

Re: a circle?

by Green Skittle
June 3rd, 2008, 6:23 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1
Replies: 311
Views: 75998

Re: Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks Volume 1

Volume One has 3 notebooks and Volume Two has only 2 notebooks, which is why Volume 2 in thinner. James Patton explains the reasoning behind this in his introduction to Volume Two....basically that they wanted the books to be uniform in size and adding an extra notebook to Vol. 2 would make it too l...
by Green Skittle
May 30th, 2008, 2:03 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: DVD's and Books for gambling moves
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

Re: DVD's and Books for gambling moves

Thanks for the sources guys, much appreciated, will probably get around to checking them all out. I actually ordered Poker Protection a week or two ago, and apparently I have a package waiting for me at home....looking forward to getting stuck in when I finish work. Jason, I understand that you will...
by Green Skittle
May 30th, 2008, 1:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ERDNASE
Replies: 7177
Views: 2223406

Re: ERDNASE

Excellent to see a Revelations reprint, thanks for the link.
by Green Skittle
May 29th, 2008, 5:02 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: DVD's and Books for gambling moves
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

Re: DVD's and Books for gambling moves

Thanks David, it's now on my list. Anyone have any other recommendations? How about Steve Forte's stuff?
by Green Skittle
May 28th, 2008, 2:48 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: DVD's and Books for gambling moves
Replies: 6
Views: 2762

DVD's and Books for gambling moves

Hello all,

I'm looking for sources for "gambling" moves, such as hand-mucking. There are a bunch of DVDs and books on the market, does anyone have any recommendations?
by Green Skittle
May 19th, 2008, 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: r paul wilson
Replies: 21
Views: 3371

Re: r paul wilson

Excellent, I tried finding this movie in stores recently just to watch the sleights in the intro. Thanks to the Bucks for editing and uploading this.
by Green Skittle
May 18th, 2008, 5:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Best Quote
Replies: 184
Views: 51451

Re: Best Quote

"One thing that Larry Jennings is known for having are titanic balls: Immense, fearless orbs of strength" -RK, in one of the most bad-ass descriptions of a man I have ever read.
by Green Skittle
May 16th, 2008, 5:19 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: comments on daryl's encyclopedia
Replies: 1
Views: 1749

Re: comments on daryl's encyclopedia

I'm not sure this is the right section to post this thread in.

You can't go wrong with Card College, highly recommended books telling you what you need to know.

Good luck.
by Green Skittle
April 11th, 2008, 10:20 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Tricks using color changes
Replies: 20
Views: 3011

Re: Tricks using color changes

Chris Bailey wrote:I believe the routine where the 6 is turned into a 9 (using Steve Draun's Midnight Shift) is in Eric Martin's booklet if I'm not mistaken.


There is also a version of this in Carneycopia, I think.
by Green Skittle
April 10th, 2008, 5:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Opinions wanted: repeating an effect?
Replies: 7
Views: 3026

Re: Opinions wanted: repeating an effect?

If you are going to repeat a trick, it should be more impossible the second time around. If a spectator has any guesses as to how the trick is done, the repeat should prove these guesses impossible. And to be more specific to your post Mike, I would say your example is a little over the top. Doing a...
by Green Skittle
April 9th, 2008, 3:23 pm
Forum: Feature Articles
Topic: Hooker Article
Replies: 58
Views: 16592

Re: Hooker Article

Never before has an article made me want to see a piece of magic as much as I do now. Part of me hopes we won't see another performance for decades, if at all, in order to keep up the mystery surrounding it. Part of me wishes I could be one of the lucky ones who got to see it.

Thank you.
by Green Skittle
April 7th, 2008, 8:49 am
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: SAWA Magic Library Vol. 1
Replies: 17
Views: 7712

Re: SAWA Magic Library Vol. 1

There is also a seashell trick by Allen Okawa in the Almanac which is worth a look.
by Green Skittle
April 3rd, 2008, 5:10 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: SAWA Magic Library Vol. 1
Replies: 17
Views: 7712

Re: SAWA Magic Library Vol. 1

Richard, would I be correct in assuming that you don't have any of his seashell material? It would be great to see in Genii some day, even if there won't be a Sawa Vol 2.
by Green Skittle
February 23rd, 2008, 3:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail
Replies: 83
Views: 14608

Re: March Issue of Genii Now in the Mail

Arrived today in Wales, UK. Looking forward to reading through it!
by Green Skittle
February 21st, 2008, 8:07 am
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian
Replies: 8
Views: 1704

Re: The Buck Twins' favorite comedian

Sadly that video has been removed, so here's another:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IueXtzdC6kA

Can't help but love his style, it's a shame he's gone.
by Green Skittle
February 10th, 2008, 12:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Five Times Five
Replies: 13
Views: 2617

Re: Five Times Five

I really loved the five times five idea. It would be great to have a five times five France or Spain.

Obviously RK has more important things on his mind but I'd like to think that perhaps one day the project will be revived.

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