Peter Pellikaan??

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Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Don Hendrix » October 12th, 2014, 4:45 pm

Does anyone have any information about Peter Pellikaan? There are some videos still on Youtube, but his website appears to be gone. I am wondering if there is still a source for his downloads or any other material by him. Thanks for any info.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Dick Koornwinder » October 24th, 2014, 9:12 am

I just noticed on facebook this link: http://www.pellikaanmagic.com/a-3847992 ... U.facebook BTW Even if you hate packet tricks you have to watch that clips on YouTube!!

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Jonathan Townsend » October 24th, 2014, 10:03 am

There's a startling moment in the trick where cards all go blank and get real holes - very tempting.
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Pete McCabe » October 24th, 2014, 11:16 am

He has a great version of Pellik At Any Number.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Dick Koornwinder » October 24th, 2014, 6:11 pm

[youtube] 2014: http://youtu.be/evKSLwjwHpU[/youtube] For the record this is the clip I'm talking about!

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Richard Kaufman » October 24th, 2014, 7:17 pm

Dick, that is an absolutely astounding trick. I can't even begin to figure it out.
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Tom Frame » October 24th, 2014, 7:28 pm

Holy high-heeled Hoover! That's one of the most amazing card effects that I've ever seen!

We definitely saw two backs. What the hair-raising hell happened to them??

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby MManchester » October 24th, 2014, 9:04 pm

Ouch! I wasted my youth on packet tricks, but they were nothing like that. The video is titled 2014 and the trick appears to be taught on volume 8 of the DVDs available at pellikaanmagic.com.

Rather awkwardly, individual DVDs can only be purchased by selecting the Contact link in the upper left. Sets are sold separately, but they are not compiled on one page. Unless my tablet is playing tricks, each time the Offers link is selected, a different combination appears, either 1-5, 6-8 or 1-8. This is an example of poor web design possibly deterring purchases.
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Bob Farmer » October 25th, 2014, 7:57 am

Wow, amazing. We need to know more about Peter.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Ian Kendall » October 25th, 2014, 8:30 am

If you go to this link: http://www.pellikaanmagic.com/a-3847816 ... /volume-1/ you can then click on the right arrow near the top right to page through the different things on offer. You can buy the DVDs singly if you want.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Richard Kaufman » October 25th, 2014, 11:42 am

If you watch his Cannibal Cards routine on Vol.5 (performance on the site) you can see the way he thinks: like Brother Hamman, massive visual illogicalities are being used. In the packet trick with the holes in the card they fly (can't figure it out), but the Cannibal Cards is easily figured out because the visual illogicality doesn't work--on the contrary, it reveals the method.
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Ian Kendall » October 25th, 2014, 12:03 pm

It might be just me, but the method for the holes in the card trick seems really obvious...

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Matthew Field » October 25th, 2014, 12:27 pm

I met up with Peter in Blackpool last February, late night at the Ruskin. He is an amazing worker, and I bought one of his DVD sets from him. He showed me a bunch of his stuff (Pelli Count, etc.) and I tried to entice Andi Gladwin over to take a look, but Andi was reluctant for some reason. I thought Peter might be a good person to have at the Session, but what do I know. The Pelli Count accomplishes what Bro. Hamman's Gemini Count does, but without the pulling off of the bottom card to begin. He's also got great work with Super Roughing.

Fritz ("with a Z") Alkemade was working on a book of Peter's material, but I don't know where it stands.

Fritz wrote (on The Second Deal) that Peter was having some problems a few months ago. More than that I don't know. I love his work.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Jonathan Townsend » October 25th, 2014, 5:51 pm

Thanks, will see about obtaining one of his DVDs. The Pelli Count? - might be a catchy name there. :) Agreed about exploring what starting the count from a reversed hand position can do - especially when going for the Hamman/Gemini Twins Count display. Bob Farmer also has work on such counts.
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Evan Shuster » October 25th, 2014, 9:40 pm

Perhaps we will see him at the next Genii Bash (???)...

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Richard Kaufman » October 25th, 2014, 10:26 pm

From the sound of his voice, he seems like he's in his 80s!
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Matthew Field » October 26th, 2014, 5:31 am

I'd judge him to be late '40s, early '50s, but a heavy smoker.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby lybrary » October 27th, 2014, 12:11 am

Some of the best small packet effects of Peter can now be purchased from Lybrary.com as video downloads. For details please go here http://www.lybrary.com/peter-pellikaan-m-395137.html
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Dick Koornwinder » October 29th, 2014, 9:29 pm

Two hours ago Peter announced on Facebook he has a new website! This is the link: http://www.peterpellikaan.com/

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Aron Prins » October 30th, 2014, 5:05 pm

Hey everyone,

I'm Aron - Peter's web developer and designer and a big fan of his work.
If you have any questions in regards to him or his work I'd be happy to answer them!

@RichardKaufman - Peter is in his 50's, the voice is... His trademark :P

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Pepka » November 18th, 2014, 6:18 am

Vanishing Inc. is now carrying his stuff. Looks like he'll be seeing a much broader audience.

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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 18th, 2014, 9:49 am

Vanishing Inc. is only carrying a few items.
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Re: Peter Pellikaan??

Postby Don Hendrix » November 18th, 2014, 10:34 pm

His website is up now, and he offers a lot of stuff. I ordered one DVD. I'll try to review it after it arrives. I bought one thing from lybrary.com and am reluctant to order any other single items until I see what is on the DVD.


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