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    Silent Parlour Magic

    Hello one and all, I am looking for some silent parlor magic. I really love the idea of doing a routine to music with no talking. I know that usually these are routines that are built over time from yourself as a performer. However I am just looking for ideas. Rings and rope don’t suit my...
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    Chair Tests

    have you performed it before? Just interested in some more detail about what happens . Not any methods
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    Chair Tests

    Hello one and all, I want to do a chair test but I want to make it my own. So I am doing my research and finding the best ones out there so I can get some ideas. So if you guys could share with me your favourite chair tests and why you like them then it would help me a lot! I have already...
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    Stage magic

    This is exactly what I should have said my apologies. So there are tables and roughly 8 people around each. Max capacity is 200 but on average it is like 100 people a night. The stage is pretty high it is a proper stage. I currently really like these people and I have some of their...
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    Stage magic

    Jason thank you for the advice as well. I have heard of Scott Alexander his stuff looks very good! I will look at the rest of the people you mentioned. Very appreciated
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    Stage magic

    A bit harsh before you knew the situation and besides the point of what I was asking...but okay guys if it’s gonna be like that let me explain. I am working at a magic venue where they put on shows every night but before the show they have close up magic. I do the close up and I help out back...
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    Book tests

    I just wanted to add that I rewatched spidey’s download on book tests and it is so good! I forgot how much of a gem it is! I am using it straight away!
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    Stage magic

    Hello again, So I am currently working somewhere that has a big stage and roughly 200 seats but I am struggling to find effects that work well for stage. I was just wondering what your favourites stage magic recourses or tricks are. I am kind of looking for geek/‘dangerous’ magic or...
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    Book tests

    It is quite funny that theory 11 released another book test just after I posted this. They answered my call for help. I tried to look up the doppelgängers series but I couldn’t find it anywhere not even any info on it but it sounds amazing. I will keep my eyes peeled because this is exactly the...
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    Book tests

    hey guys, I am looking into getting a book test. I was just wondering on your opinions of which is your favourite book test. I have looked at MOAB The ultimate book test Babel I am just looking for some of your experiences with book tests. Pros and cons etc Thank you!
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    What to do?

    To this I couldn’t agree more. We do just get lazy and not put in the extra effort to fool or entertain. Also you are very right that the performer usually are to blame for people feeling like they can call out and expose a trick. That is usually to do with audience management and a cetian...
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    What to do?

    Completely agree I just also believe some people enjoy figuring out a trick no matter what you do and sometimes that is fine.
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    What to do?

    Also you can either just say “yes, you’re right. That is how I did it” it’s not real magic don’t worry so much. Watch some David Williamson and Chris Ramsay. From David you get the impression that he doesn’t care how the trick is done he is just having fun and Chris is just a cool guy with...
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    The Business of Magic

    That is sold I am getting ‘the approach’ thank you so much! Also what I have never heard of IBM what is that!
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    The Business of Magic

    Christopher Now that was very very helpful. I am very great full. I am beginning to learn that marketing is a big part doing magic for a living. So marketing books, I will have a look myself but have any stood out for you in particular? Thank you!
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