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by ChastainCriswell
August 14th, 2005, 9:09 pm
Forum: Columns
Topic: Turner's review of Bairefoot's DVD
Replies: 44
Views: 11033

Re: Turner's review of Bairefoot's DVD

I personally am not going to point out specific things on this thread in which I do or do not agree. Some folks on here I am sure having history with Michael Bairefoot may cause biased statements to be made. However in no ones defense I believe that the issue is much bigger than ethics. Mainly cause...
by ChastainCriswell
May 3rd, 2005, 9:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: DEFACE
Replies: 1
Views: 224

DEFACE

Here it is another hot effect by Chastain Criswell. Oh that is me! Take a look at the demo video link! http://www.magicbyenigma.com/products4.htm
by ChastainCriswell
March 14th, 2005, 5:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Okito Box
Replies: 16
Views: 2087

Re: Okito Box

I use the johnson for one reason it is easy for me to classic palm the box and lid together .... However i would love ot see the Jim Zee one .... hwo would they compare in thickness to Jim's? I need it for my published routine. I make the box appear and the coins vanish into the box.

Chastain
by ChastainCriswell
February 8th, 2005, 8:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hamman Switch
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Hamman Switch

I am looking for a good reference for the Hammam Switch! I was told Richard would know! Anyone thanks!
by ChastainCriswell
February 7th, 2005, 6:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tag
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Tag

Sorry folks but The Tag Along pdf special is now over. I SOLD 50 of them! AWESOME! Thanks to all those that bought them from me. However to continue the sucess in sales I am offering the PDf at a very discounted rate. You can get the "Tag" trick as well as the Tag Along pdf for only $23. T...
by ChastainCriswell
January 31st, 2005, 3:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gaeton Bloom
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Gaeton Bloom

I need to contact Gaeton Directly .... if anyone has his contact information I would appreciate it greatly.
by ChastainCriswell
January 25th, 2005, 8:33 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tag
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Tag

Already have .... and hopeing I can make enough on it to buy the escelator trick ... Or maybe Gaeiton would like ot go in halves and include my gimmick. :) I don't include it in my Tag Along pdf cause i was wanting it for myself ... thanks JT! ;)

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by ChastainCriswell
January 25th, 2005, 4:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tag
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Tag

Actually I have had another come ot me via another magician who gets full credit in the 4 page tag along PDF that I am giving free to all that purchase the effect from my site. It has my original handling and patter, as well as ideas from others that have purchased the effect. Also some ideas from D...
by ChastainCriswell
January 24th, 2005, 6:58 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tag
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: Tag

Well the effects is getting rave reviews ... from those that count .... :) Steve Beam absolutely loved it at the recent SCAM convention .... well he said it needed soemthign at the end ... :) Mark has a video up and i have them for sale on the link listed previously. THanks ot those that bought and ...
by ChastainCriswell
December 24th, 2004, 9:39 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tag
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Tag

My first effect has ben released .... of course who's hasn't .... JB magic released a marketable version of my original idea .... I would like ot get some folks thoughts on it. Good or Bad ... I will say I know it has been said a millions times but this is a routine I use and it works wonders even i...
by ChastainCriswell
July 14th, 2004, 7:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Come and Get it! Free Stuff!
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Come and Get it! Free Stuff!

Jim ... the check is in the mail! ;)

Enigma
by ChastainCriswell
July 14th, 2004, 3:11 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Come and Get it! Free Stuff!
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Come and Get it! Free Stuff!

I will get free stuff if you vote for me! Geez people I should be smoking up the comp! I am only competeing against one guy! If you have not voted go there nwo and VOTE! <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://myengine.yahoo.com">http://myengine.yahoo.com</a><!-- m --> or <!-- m --><a class="post...
by ChastainCriswell
July 8th, 2004, 7:16 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Enigma Yahoo's!
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Re: Enigma Yahoo's!

http://advision.webevents.yahoo.com/yah ... ifeengine/? or
www.magicbyenigma.com will take you to the site and you can now VOTE! Get me to California yall!

Enigma
by ChastainCriswell
June 30th, 2004, 9:26 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic commercials wanted
Replies: 54
Views: 3732

Re: Magic commercials wanted

Don't know if it is too late or too early but I will have an online commercial that if I get enopuhg votes it will become a National TV commercial. :) So VOTE!!
Engima
by ChastainCriswell
June 29th, 2004, 5:53 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Enigma Yahoo's!
Replies: 1
Views: 674

Enigma Yahoo's!

This is a heads up for the forum. I will be on a internet Yahoo.com commercial. This is a promotion that yahoo ran to get actual users to be in the commercials. If I get enough votes online I will be flown to LA to shoot the National TV commercial. it is a magic commercial and I hope it gets put tog...
by ChastainCriswell
March 26th, 2004, 6:30 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Getting adults to come to your show.
Replies: 21
Views: 1689

Re: Getting adults to come to your show.

Well for starters the sign that Nu is using is actually ASL (American Sign Language) for Son of a bitch. And Bob looks tore down and almost insane .... but I do agree ... it looks like a kids show.


Chastain
by ChastainCriswell
March 17th, 2004, 3:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)
Replies: 10
Views: 606

Re: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)

No no no, this coming from Michael Messer, If not for Terrry Evanswood then they were going to have a hard time finding a place ot hold the event. Not because he is having a show but because got them a spot. Hope that clears it up.


Enigma
by ChastainCriswell
March 15th, 2004, 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)
Replies: 10
Views: 606

Re: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)

Well first thing is first the events I did not see and the events that were so terrible to me that I would really bad mouth them I left out. This would include the evening sessions; where a certain paid performer was incredibly disgusting and rude to some people. Fortunately for me and him I do not ...
by ChastainCriswell
March 15th, 2004, 10:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)
Replies: 10
Views: 606

Re: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)

Originally posted by Tommy Brown: Did they give a reason as to why they changed the location? They also moved it up a week, didn't they? The first weekend in March instead of the second week. Pigeon Forge doesn't sound too promising as far as convenience goes. I hope it won't be a permanent move. T...
by ChastainCriswell
March 15th, 2004, 9:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)
Replies: 10
Views: 606

Winter Carnival of Magic Review (Very Long)

Winter Carnival of Magic: Gatlinburg, TN - Thirtieth Anniversary Well folks I have found out just who are the real magicians! On March 12th 2004, I drove into a small tourist town, just in side the state of Tennessee. Having attended this convention at least 6 times and 4 of them in a row I was expe...
by ChastainCriswell
February 18th, 2004, 8:37 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: AM/PM Magazine -- Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 1930

Re: AM/PM Magazine -- Status?

You are correct sir! I think if someone puts out crap and then tries to say they have a grasp on what is good and what is not then they should have their brain examined.
by ChastainCriswell
February 17th, 2004, 9:24 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: AM/PM Magazine -- Status?
Replies: 25
Views: 1930

Re: AM/PM Magazine -- Status?

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
by ChastainCriswell
November 19th, 2003, 8:50 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: All of the people, All the time
Replies: 0
Views: 396

All of the people, All the time

This link will take you to my review of the Darwin Ortiz and David Roth stage show that is taking place here in my home town Charlotte NC. Hoefully coming to a city near you. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.magicbyenigma.com/aotp.htm">http://www.magicbyenigma.com/aotp.htm</a><!-- m -->
by ChastainCriswell
November 9th, 2003, 9:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Dacri / X-treme Close-up Magic show in Vegas
Replies: 48
Views: 2222

Re: Steve Dacri / X-treme Close-up Magic show in Vegas

I am sorry I have witnessed Steve's Show and Lecture ... I am not bad mouthing I am stating my opinion. Plus I found an interview or something on the net that Steve wrote or commented poorly and unfairly on a convention that hired him ... yet he still had to bad mouth them. After seeing his show and...
by ChastainCriswell
November 7th, 2003, 5:02 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone else seen this?
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: Anyone else seen this?

No Jim this was not the half deal principle. Oddly enough I know that one and this was far from the clear gimmick.
by ChastainCriswell
November 5th, 2003, 11:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Anyone else seen this?
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Anyone else seen this?

I just today seen a guy take a joker have me sign it and then ramble about some face thing ... then he slide the face of the joker off of the card and had it in his hand. Then he proceeded to put it back but this time he left it on the side and let me keep it .... WTF?! Anyone else seen this? Is it ...
by ChastainCriswell
November 5th, 2003, 10:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Halleluja
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Halleluja

Has anyone seen this? It is a self rising/inflating condom? I would use it but, that is just me ... anyway it is on the theater page over at Hocus-Pocus. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.hocus-pocus.com/static/clips/hallelujxa.wmv">http://www.hocus-pocus.com/static/clips/hallelujxa.wmv...
by ChastainCriswell
November 5th, 2003, 10:39 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Motivation for Triumph
Replies: 45
Views: 2662

Re: Motivation for Triumph

Not that this is ground breaking or new I am sure others have used this patter. I talk about how I first started doing magic and that I could shuffle the deck I usually had cards going this way and that. But I "Triumph" in the end with practice and persistance I learned how ot fix the card...
by ChastainCriswell
November 5th, 2003, 10:20 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question: Close-up Pad; Coin Box
Replies: 43
Views: 3258

Re: Question: Close-up Pad; Coin Box

Originally posted by Michael Close: I'd sure like to hear from a few more of you on this subject. Thanks. Michael Close mail@michaelclose.com Hello Michael I have a routine called Damn Okito that is an in the hands routine. A few of the internet magicians that have seen it like it a lot ... before ...

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