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thepony  : (06 February 2016 - 12:23 PM) horrendous equivoke: https://www.youtube....h?v=etcNPkp91jg
sgtgrey  : (06 February 2016 - 12:00 PM) I do something similar at restaurants with a straw and a ring, but not nearly as technical as what you do.
sgtgrey  : (06 February 2016 - 11:59 AM) dang, Strat. I'm downloading that youtube vid for inspiration. Great sequencing of effects, and that muscle pass is sick.
sgtgrey  : (06 February 2016 - 11:55 AM) oh, and TMuc, Poker Test did work fairly well, and I kept it in my breast pocket whenever I wasn't using extreme burn or stand up monte
sgtgrey  : (06 February 2016 - 11:54 AM) haha well I don't mean no sleights, just that needs to appear sleightless to a spectator - some good examples were signature effect by darwin ortiz, chicago surprise, and lucky chip
TMuc  : (06 February 2016 - 11:43 AM) liar, it's 3,5 mins :( :D thanks for sharing :)
Jinx  : (05 February 2016 - 02:51 PM) nice
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 02:19 PM) back in the day
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 02:19 PM) I used to haha
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 02:19 PM) Here's my all-sleight, 5 minute set www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H8OMP06U3g
Jinx  : (05 February 2016 - 02:19 PM) Do you play a strat? I do!
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 12:10 PM) But it's a great sequence when done quickly
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 12:10 PM) Lol I forgot how lame runes presentation of that is lol
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 12:06 PM) Impromptu hitman, that kinda stuff
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 12:06 PM) I went out with a ring a pen and a half dollar lol
strat1227  : (05 February 2016 - 12:06 PM) See sgt that's funny I use only sleights
majish  : (05 February 2016 - 11:52 AM) Another mistake on my part Nitrous pointed out a double post sorry. Not feeling well gotta go.
majish  : (05 February 2016 - 11:39 AM) I can't believe I did that. It's worst because I made comments on that. Sorry must be that one extra drink or my alzheimers must of kicked in
TMuc  : (05 February 2016 - 10:50 AM) how about pokertest?
sgtgrey  : (05 February 2016 - 05:19 AM) oh, and angle-proof, instant reset, etc.
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