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rigiddigits  : (28 August 2014 - 03:22 AM) Staged?
TMuc  : (27 August 2014 - 08:01 AM) well, he grabbed the mic. Would have been more odd if they interviewed him again
David  : (27 August 2014 - 12:42 AM) So, this guy gets the same station twice wearing the same outfit. What's the odds on this. https://www.youtube....h?v=9g9j2SB5I4Q
thepony  : (26 August 2014 - 11:59 PM) Here's a good trick to perform: https://www.youtube....h?v=CdIT74L8hGI
MBA Gamer  : (26 August 2014 - 02:28 PM) What's the extending finger one?
Jinglejangle  : (26 August 2014 - 01:31 PM) *dryly* Why not just cut to the case and do two/one sponge balls with the sponge dong finale?
rigiddigits  : (26 August 2014 - 01:24 PM) See if he can do the one with the extending finger...Forget it. Leave that till at least the second date
MBA Gamer  : (25 August 2014 - 05:03 PM) Good answer Apple. I'll try to tell him to first understand her likes, and from there, if he wants, perform a magic trick to her related to her likes.
Apple  : (25 August 2014 - 04:48 PM) But like I said earlier. Seduction is about them. It's about making them feel special ... and there are many ways to show that (ergo, magic tricks are not needed).
Apple  : (25 August 2014 - 04:46 PM) The possibilities are sorta endless. If you just do some random card trick ... yeah it's not gonna attract anybody.
Apple  : (25 August 2014 - 04:45 PM) If you put in the time and effort to show someone you like them. Magic can definitely help. Imagine you somehow figure out what the girl's favourite candy/chocolate is ... and you make an empty box full/overflowing with those sweets.
Apple  : (25 August 2014 - 04:43 PM) For instance, if you know what the girl's favourite flowers are ... you somehow make them appear out of nowhere. A card trick spells out her name and then asks them out.
Apple  : (25 August 2014 - 04:43 PM) I think the same rules of seduction still apply though. It has to be about them.
Apple  : (25 August 2014 - 04:42 PM) I think if you have the personality to back it up ... magic can be a great thing to impress someone you like.
EZrhythm  : (25 August 2014 - 03:32 PM) sponge balls
MBA Gamer  : (25 August 2014 - 02:31 PM) Thanks, I'll link my friend to that. I don't know if she'll kiss him though :P
TMuc  : (25 August 2014 - 02:26 PM) MBA, there you go. Be a good wingman ;) https://www.youtube....h?v=33kcnzhqc20
TMuc  : (25 August 2014 - 02:20 PM) yes, that's the one. somewhere", aha, there must be a hundred tutorials on youtube^^ ;)
MBA Gamer  : (25 August 2014 - 02:03 PM) Is that kiss trick the one where you get the girl to select a card, fold it, put it in her mouth, you do the same, kiss and they switch. I saw that somewhere.
TMuc  : (25 August 2014 - 01:54 PM) seriously? if he never did some magic, he's going to suck even performing an easy card trick. idk show him Disturb Reality's tutorial for the sealed with a kiss trick and don't waste another thought on the idea :P
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