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Tristan  : (25 October 2014 - 07:47 PM) the link didn't work for me fata
FelixBodden  : (25 October 2014 - 06:50 PM) Thank you Fata I really appreciate it, cheers from DR!
sgtgrey  : (25 October 2014 - 06:41 PM) lol Fata
Fata  : (25 October 2014 - 06:05 PM) hands down the best magician I have ever seen: http://www.facebook.....php?=743264506
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 02:35 PM) ok, I have nothing to add, good nite!
thepony  : (25 October 2014 - 02:06 PM) Thanks for the tips Ez rythm, i don't think i saw all of them because only a few messages can be seen in the shout box. I'll have to make an off topic thread sooner or later. Cheers!
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 01:49 PM) being a good guy is underrated, it gets you nowhere
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 01:43 PM) Sure, it's a joke. But with the right criminal energy ... ?
You have the luck, that I know you personally, and I can proove, that you are a good guy.
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 01:36 PM) I know a joke. That's no recipe I would want to use^^
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 01:30 PM) I see, you know the receipe of a good life! lol
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 01:24 PM) On monday the clerk calls the old man angrily and tells him the check didn't clear. The old man responds "I know. But let me tell you about the great weekend I had" :D
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 01:24 PM) Well if he convinved Henry to bend the key because it would make him (Henry) more famous, he's genius :D Like the old fart who entered a jewelery store on a friday, a hot young woman in his arm he asks for the "special" rings, declines the first offer and asks for the "really special" rings and is offered one for 40k. He asks if he can pay with a check and tells the clerk that he'll leave the check and he can call the bank on monday morning to see if it clears and he wouldpick up the ring at noon.
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 01:22 PM) BTW, my kitchen drawer is too empty, as if anything could bend, lol
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 01:19 PM) Henry Maske once seated in his audience. He said achad shtaim shalosh, and one of Henry's keys had a real bend.

I'm sure, Henry did it by self, to earn more reputation. That's the environment, Uri suck his energy.
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 01:15 PM) Yeah, but if you open your cutlery drawer in your kitchen and take out any two spoons I guarantee one of them is bent :D
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 01:06 PM) achad, shtaim, shalosh...
I say bend, bend, bend...
... but nothing happens (lol)
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 01:04 PM) Tensai once said he bent a penny for a kid and a year later that kid walked up to him again and showed him that he kept the bent penny. That's worth more than TV contracts, imho...
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 12:56 PM) Maybe you are right. But with his spoon bending, he cames the right time to the right location. It was pure luck, that it fits perfectly.
TMuc  : (25 October 2014 - 12:51 PM) It's never boring enough to extend Geller's 15 minutes of fame by even a nanosecond :D
gismo  : (25 October 2014 - 12:45 PM) I wrote it, because it is so boring here.
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So How Is That Done? / Request Tutorials

On some magic sites, you can't ask how tricks are done, but here we can engage in discussion on methods. Remember there's a lot more to magic than just the secret. Please discuss presentational aspects as well in this forum so we can really LEARN from them to improve our own magic. If you don't know how something is done, post here. If you do know and would like to share your methods, post in the specific forums below. Please search before posting a topic! You can also ask for tutorials on effects in here.

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Every month or so a new copyright free book will be presented to our members. Anyone who is willing can sign up for the book that month. These people will read the book, and review different sections, posting what they learned, what they liked, etc. See inside for more details!

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Member Of The Month

Every month this should be updated with a SOMF member I think has been outstanding, contributing, or just being a good person. Along with their name will be the reason they were picked! Feel free to send in names of people you think have been doing a good job!

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Magic Principles

Every so often a new magic principle will get posted in here. Members will discuss this principle, how to apply it, use it in effects, and other things. Only mods can post topics here, but anyone can reply and help in the discussions!

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Props, Gimmicks and Utilities

This section is for discussion on any props, gimmicks or utilities, be it a thumbtip or bigger things like a dove pan. Even accessories like flash paper or silks, post their descriptions and uses here! There is a list of things that need posting and each post should be fairly large.

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Card Magic

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Money Magic

Discuss the effects and tips of magic with money. That includes coins and paper money!

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Mentalism

Discuss the effects and tips of Mentalism here. That includes metal bending, PK effects, predictions, mindreading and more!

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Grand Illusions & Stage

Discuss the effects and tips of Grand Illusions and Stage magic here!

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Busking & Street Magic

Discuss and post the effects and tips of Busking, how to get a crowd, effects to use, Gazzo style. Also discuss effects and tips for "Street Magic", David Blaine style.

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Media Magic

Discuss magic with computers, videos, cell phones, handheld devices, iPods, and any other type of electronic "new age" gadget!

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Other Magic

Effects and tips for magic that didn't fit into the other areas can be discussed here! For example, cups and balls, table hopping, ropes, silks, etc.

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Children's Magic

Discuss effects and tips for Childern's magic. Talk about how to structure routines, effects that go over well, and how to keep control!

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Flourishes

Whether they have secret bits or not, flourishes can make a great addition to a magical performance. Liked by some, and hated by others. If you like them this is your place.

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Related Magical Arts

Discuss secrets, tips and tricks off other things like escapology, ventriloquism, clowning, balloon modeling, or even juggling. Anything kind of related to magic but not fully magic can be talked about here!

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WWW Links

Found an interesting magic site? Be it a shop, forum, or just related to magic, post it here! We can only post so much on the forums, so lots of links are welcome!

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Presentation & General Performance Tips

If you are new to the art, PLEASE read this section first. The real secrets of magic are all in the presentation. That includes patter, misdirection, timing, comedy, and personality. Tell us about your presentation ideas here!

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Review Section

Did you just buy a new effect or DVD. How did your latest show go, or even a show you saw live or on TV. How are you getting on with a difficult move? How is that new book you just picked up? That gimmick working like it should? Tell us all about your reviews and progress here!

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Video Section

Share videos of yourself or others in here. You can post performances, routines, methods, the works. Show everyone your latest move and get feedback on how you are doing.

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History of Magic & Biographies

Any history or biographies relating to magic goes right here! Talk about the greats like Dai Vernon, Blackstone, and Tony Slydini or the history of effects like the cup and balls!

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The Business Of Magic

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Magic on a budget / DIY Gimmicks

One of the ideas of SOMF is to help people who are keen magicians but haven't got huge amounts of money realize their dreams and improve their magic. Post how to make your own gimmicks, where to get supplies, and other DIY things!

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Guess How It's Done

In this area you can present effects by videos or photographs or even descriptions, and you invite other board members to offer their thoughts on the methods. You can give them clues or not. The effect should be YOUR OWN CREATION, or variation on another effect. If you want to know how an effect is done, ask in the so how is it done section. Don't post common effects that everyone already knows, make it a challenge!

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Off Topic

Anything not relating to magic can go in here. Forum games, artwork, you name it!

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Sales and Wants

Advertise your magic sales or wants here. Please no bootlegged, illegal stuff or asking people to send you copyrighted material. SOMF is not responsible for any lost packages or being ripped off, please buy carefully.

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