Can anyone else do this?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by AnthonyL, Jul 5, 2016.

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  1. I'm just wondering if I'm the only person able to do these ring catches. The first one is "Ring Throw" by Oliver Smith off the wire, but I've only seen a couple people even do that, let alone the more difficult throws I do.
     
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  2. I bet Trump could. He can get almost anything to land on those tiny fingers.
     
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  3. Your skills are quite good, but I'm sorry to say you are not the only one doing it.

    Nevertheless, keep going, you are better than you should be.



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  4. Solid! But you need to make it a magic trick somehow. I bet you can do it!
     
  5. In my show I talk about how all my magic is done with a combination of sleight of hand, misdirection, and luck. I demonstrate by throwing the ring into the air and caching it without looking at my hand.

    And in my ring routine I say it's a magic ring, like from LOTR. And demonstrate how the ring wants to be worn. (like the scene in the prancing pony where the ring lands on Frodo's finger)
     
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  6. I've been working on 'Ring Throw' off and on for a couple months. Definitely tricky to do consistently. Alas, I haven't got the consistency part down yet ​
     
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  7. I see from your profile picture you wear glasses, I'd suggest trying without them. My glasses mess with my depth perception a little bit. Lighting is also a big factor, it's virtually impossible to do in fluorescent lighting.
    Whenever I do it, I take a deep breath and imagine the ring landing on my finger.

    Other than that, practice practice practice!
     

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