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Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Tim Ellis » November 18th, 2014, 4:35 am

I know Tora is a multiple Merlin Award Winner but please... this latest release is wrong on more levels than there are levels to be wrong on!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW_rWhrwJ10

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 18th, 2014, 5:29 am

Should he not copy Losander's Floating Table? Yes, he should not.

The rest is a matter of taste. In this case, none. However, I'm sure some magicians will think it's just dandy.
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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Travis » November 18th, 2014, 6:49 am

Ugh. Horrible. Really offensive on so many levels.
On top of how awful it is, this is also practically exposure.

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Ian Kendall » November 18th, 2014, 6:53 am

You have to admit, the ditch of the thumbtip at 14 seconds is the bee's knees. I wonder where that is in print?

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Dustin Stinett » November 18th, 2014, 12:19 pm

Ian, you're missing the built-in misdirection: right at that moment, the members of the audience are rolling their eyes.

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Brad Henderson » November 18th, 2014, 1:19 pm

I love magic.

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Ristiharju » November 18th, 2014, 1:28 pm

Like anyone within the industry takes Merlin award seriously :lol:

But in all seriousness arent there like 15 other rip off of Losander table currently on the marked as well? What makes this different enough to be brought into spotlight? Many dealers seem to have "economic" version of floating table on their websites. Dont get me wrong, I dont support this at all but still raises up the question why now?

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Brad Henderson » November 18th, 2014, 1:44 pm

there are and will always be rip offs. but seldom are rip offs so bad, so misguided, as this one. Both the design and performance reveal a complete lack of understanding of the effect. It is not an improvement. It solves no problem. It is, In spite of the number of magicians who WILL think it is just dandy, a magical abortion not even worthy of being discarded in a foul smelling dumpster.

sometimes I feel magic has hit rock bottom - then videos such as this remind me we are still plummeting headlong into the abyss.

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Re: Can someone please just make him stop!

Postby Bob Farmer » November 18th, 2014, 4:54 pm

This would only be magical if:

(a) LEDS were a highly classified secret.

(b) The table didn't move off the floor but Tora did.

(c) "Tora" was not an abbreviation for, " Tedious Over-Valued Rip-Off Artist ."


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