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by Dave Egleston
October 31st, 2004, 5:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: e-books - the last 5 years - your opinion
Replies: 57
Views: 4422

Re: e-books - the last 5 years - your opinion

Originally posted by Michael Close: My thanks to Richard Hart for the kind words on CGS. I should clarify one point. The layout for CGS was done by my wife Lisa, not me, and I agree that she did a beautiful job. Wait until you see the results of the next project she's working on. Best M. Close I am...
by Dave Egleston
October 13th, 2004, 7:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ebay / Paypal
Replies: 11
Views: 972

Re: Ebay / Paypal

Well, SWA is running a special - 139 dollars maximum air fare

I have a different take on life I guess - I'll spend a grand to recover 100 dollars from some one might who has stolen from me ......... and I won't even feel bad about the outcome.

Dave
by Dave Egleston
October 11th, 2004, 12:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Ebay / Paypal
Replies: 11
Views: 972

Re: Ebay / Paypal

Originally posted by WolfgangWollet: I recently bought a $510 item on ebay (non magic) that I paid via paypal. The seller never shipped the item and never refunded my money. I filed a complaint with paypal and so far they have recovered $220. Do you know where the seller lives? Sometimes it is wort...
by Dave Egleston
October 4th, 2004, 2:29 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Magician on Letterman
Replies: 27
Views: 2701

Re: Magician on Letterman

Originally posted by Doug Peters:
Imagine a David Blaine special with no audience reaction. ;)

?????? You're right - you get what you pay for.

Actually you can see part of the Randal routine if you use AOL - It's part of their "Top 5" picks today (10/4)

Dave
by Dave Egleston
October 3rd, 2004, 8:39 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: magic in beer commercial
Replies: 11
Views: 957

Re: magic in beer commercial

Though I've not drank a beer in over 30 years - The beer in question was Schaefer

"Scheafer is the one beer to have when you're having more than one"

Schlitz had the talking beer steins "Schlitzie and Maltzie"

Dave
by Dave Egleston
September 6th, 2004, 12:31 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: Story Mentalism
Replies: 18
Views: 1040

Re: Story Mentalism

Trying not to be a jerk but..... That story was hilarious in 1970 - The first time I heard it in high school. Mr Townsend came up with a premise immediately, but didn't give you specific routine that you could use tonight for a show Problem is: what are you thinking? Why post this in mentalism? Why ...
by Dave Egleston
August 27th, 2004, 3:29 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Sealed Red Jerry's Deck for trade
Replies: 6
Views: 559

Re: Sealed Red Jerry's Deck for trade

All three parts?

I have a couple of extra copies -- but I don't think a deck of 'JERRY'S" is worth the complete trilogy

Let me know

Dave
by Dave Egleston
August 22nd, 2004, 3:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: What are we supposed to do?
Replies: 32
Views: 1792

Re: What are we supposed to do?

Originally posted by Bill Duncan: Part of the solution is to stop buying things the minute you hear about them. If you read about a trick that excites your interest and you purchase it like a candy bar near the checkout register you're more likely to get burned by a knock off. If I followed that ad...
by Dave Egleston
August 3rd, 2004, 8:00 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: New Magic Book Research Tool...
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: New Magic Book Research Tool...

Once again,I'm an idiot - I get a picture of Aaron Shields and some french-looking words

I enjoy talking about books and would like to contribute if I could.

Dave
by Dave Egleston
August 3rd, 2004, 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's Your Day Job?
Replies: 114
Views: 12416

Re: What's Your Day Job?

I repair and maintain X-Ray equipment for Sutter Health in Northern California.

Like Dr. Elion, I also compete with Philips, Seimens and G.E.

My job seems kind of mundane after reading all the above.

Dave
by Dave Egleston
July 22nd, 2004, 8:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Adult material in magic
Replies: 36
Views: 2326

Re: Adult material in magic

Originally posted by Dan Huffman: It may not be one's own thing, but can't the rest of us even TRY to keep up? The inability to express oneself without vulgarities is now thought of as falling behind? While I have a crude mouth when speaking I've never thought of myself as keeping up - Only a rotte...
by Dave Egleston
July 22nd, 2004, 8:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Adult material in magic
Replies: 36
Views: 2326

Re: Adult material in magic

Originally posted by DustinStinett: Comedy has not suffered one iota as an art form because Carlin, Pryor, et al choose/chose to use foul language. Dustin Is this one of those perception vs. conception statements? Everyone who has seen a Carlin/Pryor performance will know of 100 other comedians tha...
by Dave Egleston
July 14th, 2004, 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Losander & Jeff Ezell lecture tour
Replies: 6
Views: 355

Re: Losander & Jeff Ezell lecture tour

I just saw these two guys lecture last Sunday at the beautiful California Magic and Novelty Company in the highly refined community of Martinez Ca. I made the decision to attend the lecture after seeing them perform Saturday night Jeff's timing is impeccable and Losander got the longest sustained ov...
by Dave Egleston
July 12th, 2004, 9:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Like lingering flatulence
Replies: 18
Views: 1043

Re: Like lingering flatulence

Here's an update: Dear DAVID B EGLESTON (<!-- e --><a href="mailto:hotshotsn8@aol.com">hotshotsn8@aol.com</a><!-- e -->), The following listing: 2255280109 - 8 Fred Braue Vintage Magic Note books Tricks and Cards was removed because the intellectual property rights owner notified eBay that the listi...
by Dave Egleston
July 12th, 2004, 2:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Like lingering flatulence
Replies: 18
Views: 1043

Like lingering flatulence

I just received this pertaining to a bid I placed on the BRAUE NOTEBOOKS: Dear Bidders. We are a store which sells other peoples stuff on eBay. You can check us out @ (<!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.quikdrop.com">www.quikdrop.com</a><!-- w -->). You are bidding on an item we currentl...
by Dave Egleston
June 25th, 2004, 4:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Totally Hidden Extreme on TV
Replies: 63
Views: 3271

Re: Totally Hidden Extreme on TV

As an old man who hates change: I have to say, this thing was a lot of fun - Of course I don't like the production of the show - They seem to want to induce an epileptic seizure with the constant cutaways There was nothing Blaine-esque about the performance - These performers were having fun Hope th...
by Dave Egleston
June 14th, 2004, 7:40 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Remember Joker Monte?
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Remember Joker Monte?

You're right - I just flat out forgot to look - If I still have it - You can have it

I'll look this evening

Dave
by Dave Egleston
May 31st, 2004, 8:30 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Remember Joker Monte?
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Remember Joker Monte?

What info are you seeking? This one of the tricks I used to audition for the local IBM ring

I still have all the stuff

Dave
by Dave Egleston
May 7th, 2004, 3:51 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Master Index To Magic In Print
Replies: 9
Views: 541

Re: Master Index To Magic In Print

Originally posted by Matthew Field: Originally posted by Richard Kaufman: [b] I actually sold it for $1,000, not $1500 ... I PAID $1500 for it when it was new Another example of the wisdom of investing in magic books. Matt Field (who has invested in quite a few himself) [/b] I find it amusing how s...
by Dave Egleston
April 19th, 2004, 5:14 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Depp - Coin Magician(?)
Replies: 17
Views: 2090

Re: Johnny Depp - Coin Magician(?)

Originally posted by Bradmagic:
.

(Mr. Toad is a ride already based from a movie).

I would like to see the "Teacup" movie.
-Brad
You probably did - Alice In Wonderland

Dave
by Dave Egleston
April 7th, 2004, 7:05 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 4-4-4
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Re: 4-4-4

Max

He did it

Nobody cared

Dave
by Dave Egleston
March 24th, 2004, 11:43 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: e-book future takes a giant step closer
Replies: 6
Views: 535

Re: e-book future takes a giant step closer

They're on the right path

This device addresses most the problems I have with eBooks

Didn't give the physical dimensions, but it looks about right

Here's hoping for the best

Dave
by Dave Egleston
March 21st, 2004, 8:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Deadwood & Ricky Jay
Replies: 10
Views: 951

Re: Deadwood & Ricky Jay

A little far fetched - But I won't miss an episode, like Mr Stinett I love a good western - No Ricky Jay in this episode

Dave
by Dave Egleston
March 11th, 2004, 3:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eye Candy a Rip-Off?
Replies: 6
Views: 999

Re: Eye Candy a Rip-Off?

Jeeeesh.... Even Mentalism Magic arguments are boring.

Dave
by Dave Egleston
February 26th, 2004, 2:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic magazine convention
Replies: 23
Views: 2073

Re: Magic magazine convention

OK............ MAGIC or LVMI?

Month apart

Dave
by Dave Egleston
February 18th, 2004, 12:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: AM/PM Magazine -- Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 1902

Re: AM/PM Magazine -- Status?

Originally posted by Chastain Criswell:
Is it possible that some of us on here shouldn't be talking about how good some tricks are? Unless we can distinguish which one of ours is are not worth showing much less selling?


Just a thought
Huh?

Dave
by Dave Egleston
February 2nd, 2004, 8:03 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: getting a refund - next time you get ripped off by your favorite magic dealer
Replies: 7
Views: 430

Re: getting a refund - next time you get ripped off by your favorite magic dealer

Originally posted by Bill Nagler: In the past, I have received refunds from Hank Lee, Brad Burt, Stevens and Hocus Pocus when I felt I had been defrauded. - Bill Nagler, www.25offmagic.com I sure these guys are so glad you pointed them out as dealers of fraudulent merchandise. As a friend, I've got...
by Dave Egleston
January 25th, 2004, 1:08 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Magic Book Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 1167

Re: Magic Book Auction

Then I take it back

Yet another reason I should sit back and enjoy the posts rather than try and participate

Dave
by Dave Egleston
January 24th, 2004, 5:23 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Magic Book Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 1167

Re: Magic Book Auction

By advanced - Do you mean foolish?

Jerry Andrus DEALS YOU IN $200.00 -

Tommy Wonder BOOKS OF WONDER $450.00

Hoffman 13th edition $130.00

and we hear about eBay inflating prices!?!?

I got your advanced collectors right here!

Dave
by Dave Egleston
January 15th, 2004, 8:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: laugh out loud funny - magic cafe fight
Replies: 38
Views: 5998

Re: laugh out loud funny - magic cafe fight

Wolfgang - Leave the comedy to the experts

Dave
by Dave Egleston
January 5th, 2004, 11:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Riffle Shuffle Systems on eBay
Replies: 5
Views: 350

Re: Riffle Shuffle Systems on eBay

The quality of Mr Racherbaumers downloads are great - I've down loaded several of his offerings and haven't been disappointed at all.

And before Mr Wasshuber can jump on me: I printed them up, hole punched them and put them in a binder and they look great.

Dave
by Dave Egleston
January 3rd, 2004, 1:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: How Do Other Pros Feel About This?
Replies: 42
Views: 2007

Re: How Do Other Pros Feel About This?

I think that, like most magicians, this guy forgot to have anyone critique his presentation. When I first saw the eBay advertisement I thought, "Well, that's different" The problem is as Mr Biro stated. For crying out loud - Have someone look at it and give their opinion - Reread the text ...
by Dave Egleston
January 1st, 2004, 11:40 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: MagicTimes Calls it Quits
Replies: 43
Views: 3877

Re: MagicTimes Calls it Quits

I checked it every Sunday evening - Guess I'd better check it today

Dave
by Dave Egleston
December 21st, 2003, 11:14 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Using the "Roy Horn" defense...
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: Using the "Roy Horn" defense...

Originally posted by MaxNY:
---Siegfried & Roy weren't arrested when a tiger mauled Roy, Colon noted...But didn't they have a license?
You need a license to drive a tiger??

Dave
by Dave Egleston
December 20th, 2003, 8:02 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Accusations of Theft
Replies: 12
Views: 660

Re: Accusations of Theft

Once again - Busby and "Follow the money"


Jeff does MY post still sound weird

Dave
by Dave Egleston
December 19th, 2003, 6:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Accusations of Theft
Replies: 12
Views: 660

Re: Accusations of Theft

Then, that is the only goal I've acheived this week, it's been a real crappy week - I set the standard low.

I just hope someone smiled a little.

You might read the 1st and fifth paragraph again.


Dave
by Dave Egleston
December 19th, 2003, 3:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Accusations of Theft
Replies: 12
Views: 660

Re: Accusations of Theft

Maybe another Busby-like soap opera in the making - Right here where we can monitor it blow-by-blow? I wonder how I can make a buck out of this. Which brings up another point - I invented the double-lift in 1963 independently on Bus #81 playing "WAR" with Gary Wicks and Dean Peck - on a We...
by Dave Egleston
December 18th, 2003, 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Misdirection
Replies: 15
Views: 1458

Re: Misdirection

No - There is none


Just kidding - Try the one by Gary Kurtz --------- Called LEADING WITH THE HEAD

Dave
by Dave Egleston
November 19th, 2003, 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Too many ads in Genii!
Replies: 50
Views: 3259

Re: Too many ads in Genii!

It wasn't a personal attack on Euan - It's seems that almost all Eurpean answers to problems with profit, is to nationalize the entity. And I'm truly sorry about the mistake with England - I get testy when someone miscalls my nationality I love GENII and will subscribe until the day RK closes the do...
by Dave Egleston
November 18th, 2003, 11:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Too many ads in Genii!
Replies: 50
Views: 3259

Re: Too many ads in Genii!

Gee, a guy from England complains about free enterprise -- Should we nationalize and subsidize this magazine. Some people can not accept the idea of individual, independent success.

We should be applauding GENII as a success story without interference from government.

Dave

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