Next Gen Coloring Book?

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Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Pete McCabe » February 25th, 2019, 2:53 pm

I saw this today:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/molecularis-reinventing-the-flip-book--4?fbclid=IwAR3GFXe2GvnCOlxA195FPIPJJfFc5JIwQrOd0nlB-jSVywo53lbPjyPC6GI#/

It is a preprinted flip book, which you color in as you wish.

But… It appears to also have coloring book technology built in, since you can flip through six different sequences—three on one side, turn it over, and three on the other side.

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Brad Henderson » February 25th, 2019, 3:01 pm

I almost backed this when it came out, but knew I would never use it. I would think it would be very frustrating to create my own animations without occasionally skipping a page accidentally. Heck, it would be hard enough just to make a regular one without making a mistake.

Anyone know the greatest number of changes incorporated in a blow book/coloring book device?

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Richard Kaufman » February 25th, 2019, 6:57 pm

It gives you a six way out for mentalism, or a five way out after showing that it's blank to start.
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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Pete McCabe » February 26th, 2019, 2:45 pm

Brad,

Ricky Jay told me he had a version of the coloring book with, if I remember correctly, 8 changes. As I recall he described it as something he had done a long time ago, but that could be me misremembering. Weber would know.

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Brad Henderson » February 26th, 2019, 2:51 pm

I recall an Emerson and west changing book that seemed to go through at least 6 changes. I saw it demonstrated at the magic counter in Disneyland in 1986.

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Smurf » February 26th, 2019, 3:13 pm

Flik Flik was the Emerson & West item. It was black & white printing, no color.

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Brad Henderson » February 26th, 2019, 4:36 pm

No color - but a wide range of changes, yes?

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Smurf » February 26th, 2019, 4:46 pm

Yes there were many changes.

Book changes from the alphabet to flowers to sheet music to crossword puzzles to a stamp album a blank note pad.

You could do any order you wanted, but certain sequences were easier to go through.

I remember seeing Art Emerson do it at a magic convention (Bob Little's probably) and he did it beautifully. That man was an awesome demonstrator - one of the best I've ever seen.
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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Brad Henderson » February 26th, 2019, 4:48 pm

Ronjo magic in Long Island has 2 ‘new - old stock’ flik flik’s remaining. (I bought two myself).

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Bob Farmer » February 26th, 2019, 7:00 pm

I published a 4-way out flip book for mentalism in the 1960s. Reference not to hand.

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Brad Henderson » February 26th, 2019, 7:14 pm

Georges Proust released a three way out, flip book at some point. Came with a duplicate but ungimmicked book. I have a set, somewhere.

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Richard Kaufman » February 26th, 2019, 7:41 pm

I have that. It's a Bernard Bilis item.
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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby TAR » February 26th, 2019, 8:30 pm

If anyone is interested I have the Flik Flak for sale on Facebook "Surplus Magic Exchange" under Magic Collection part 2

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Re: Next Gen Coloring Book?

Postby Bob Farmer » February 27th, 2019, 3:12 pm

My flip book was in the Linking Ring in a Canadian Parade sometime in the 1960s. It used a copy of FATE magazine.


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