You are a real magician if...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Aly Moursy, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. 1. Your best pickup line is "Pick a card."

    2. You use the word "effect" rather than "trick".

    3. You pay $50 for a $1 coin.

    4. A "shell" is not something found on a beach.

    5. All your friends call you when magic is on TV.

    6. You never play card games with your cards.

    7. While watching a movie or TV, you have cards in your hands.

    8. You pose for a photo with one eyebrow raised!

    9. You pay $60.00 for a book and get, possibly, one or two useful things out of it and you're happy.

    10. Your Christmas/Birthday wish list looks like a magic catalogue.

    11. If you've ever been asked the question "can you make my wife disappear"?

    12. You’re back-ordered for rabbits and doves at the pet store.

    13. 75% of your patter consists of lame one-liners.

    14. You drive 300 miles round trip to visit a teeney-tiny store.

    15. You have over 100 responses to the phrase "How did you do that?"

    16. There’s a pack of cards in sight as you read these words.

    17. You're holding a fan of cards in every photo that you're in.

    18. You actually want to go to a lecture.

    19. You record every magic special on TV.

    20. You have a tie with playing cards on it.

    21. You get emotional when shuffling a new deck. (So true!)

    22. Anytime you see someone you want to meet, you start rolling a coin or doing one-handed shuffles with a deck.

    23. You have more than three decks of cards on you at any given time.

    24. Your idea of the perfect proposal is Copperfields 'Rose to Ring'

    25. You think Criss Angel sucks (c’mon how true is this!!!).

    26. The post office calls to tell you that you have ANOTHER package in.

    27. Your entire friends name starts with "The Amazing" or "The Great".

    28. After viewing magic on TV, everyone in the room looks at you asks, "How'd they do that"? And, all you do is smile and say, "It's really easy if you think about it, but magicians can't tell." And you're really thinking "How the heck did they do that"?

    29. You have your local magic shop on speed dial.

    30. You can lose your thumb and you visit the magic shop instead of the emergency ward.

    31. You pay to see a lecture, buy a written version of what was just demonstrated to you, and then buy a manufactured version of something in the notes.

    32. You know who Brad Christian is and you always wonder if he’s gay or not.

    33. You have so much magic stuff in your room that it’s considered a fire hazard.

    34. You have more elastic bands than a stationary shop.

    35. You spend hours trying to rearrange the letters in your name to use on stage (only to come back years later using your real name).

    36. You've thought of bringing your topit or pull to class on exam day incase you need to make an "emergency vanish".

    37. You don't mind kissing a dove.

    38. It really matters to you how someone shuffles your deck.

    39. You expect people to think ‘it's magic’ when it took you half an hour to set up.

    40. You own a top hat, cape and cane and have never gone to the opera.

    41. You began demonstrating the mysteries of ancient China at the age of 9.

    42. Someone actually hands you a fork and says please bend this.

    43. You say 'how’s tricks?' to a friend and get a 2 hour lecture.

    44. You pretended to be insane just to get the straight jacket.

    45. You can say "I will now penetrate ..." with a straight face.

    46. "Bikes and Ho’s" is not a funny phrase to you.

    47. Most of your English papers are about magic.

    48. You have one or more chipped teeth from biting the wrong quarter.

    49. You never throw out old decks because you "can make something out of it".

    50. You carefully watch a card-playing scene in a movie only to see what kind of cards they’re using.

    51. If you know everyone in the L&L audience by name. (Davey Richardson - Joel Dresnick)

    52. You've convinced yourself that feathers actually look like flowers.

    53. Your handwriting is better with a Swami gimmick than it is with a real pen. (Lee Darrow)

    54. You have to do a 20 minute show at the airport security station because they don't believe what's on your business card. (Lee Darrow)

    55. If you owe more to Jim Steinmeyer than your annual income. (Jordan Allen)

    56. You buy your son a ball and vase instead of a ball and glove. (Ray Kosby)

    57. You mail-order something that the supplier says will vanish and don’t for a second think it might be some sort of a scam. (Rory Burdack)

    58. You have used lame jokes such as:

    "Hold out your hand... no the clean one!"

    "Pick any card... anyone you like... no! not that one!"

    59. Every time you pull out your credit card you instantly tenkai. (Davis Mueller)

    60. You have enough playing cards to host a world series poker competition. (Troye Keuvelaar)
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    Just for the male magicians:

    Your girlfriend knows the sound of riffled cards over the phone.

    You see an attractive woman and think if she will suit your act.

    Magic turns you on more than women do.

    You spend more time in front of a mirror than your girlfriend does.

    You show your girlfriend the same trick everyday insisting that "I've improved it greatly".

    You are the only one of your male friends that has a nice "silk collection".

    You ask every waitresses you meet "do you have a minute?"
     
  2. HOLY CRAP best post in a while.
    thanks for that.
    im actually on the fone with my gf (yes some magicians have a gf lol) and she was like. oh yea deff thats true lol
     
  3. Hahaha. Nice post.

    ;D
     
  4. That's totally true, lol.
     
  5. #'s 32, 46, and 50 are hilarious and extremely true. They actually all are but those three stood out haha.
     
  6. hahaha! i love this! :D i can actually identify with a lot of these things

    28. After viewing magic on TV, everyone in the room looks at you asks, "How'd they do that"? And, all you do is smile and say, "It's really easy if you think about it, but magicians can't tell." And you're really thinking "How the heck did they do that"?

    that one is hilarious :p
     
  7. this post is a knock out dude, the is the 1st long post that i actually finish reading in a while. The other posts are too boring for me. Anyways this is really good.

    Peace.
     
  8. you're a real magician if...

    # 61 - ...you've seen this post before...
     
  9. #10 Factory42Magic, Aug 7, 2009
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    Thread of the Decade! The one about brad christian is sooo true in one of his dvds he said something like all the boys will love it. not trying to bash brad hes a good teacher...but still...
     
  10. re: 300 miles round trip to a magic store

    I drive 600 miles round trip (rounded down) to go to magic club :D (well, not anymore because I'm moving to the city but... yeah)
     
  11. 28/60 applied to me :rolleyes:
     
  12. I've herd some of these before, Number 49 is soooo true.
     
  13. If your MTV CRIBS episode is you saying "and this is where the magic happens" for 30 minutes straight
    if you think michael ammar facts came before chuck norris facts

    if you own more sharpies than you do regular pens

    if you have ever attempted to do a retention with a sponge while doing the dishes

    if you have more half dollars to your name than spending money in your account

    if you know dana is a girls name but it still makes you giggle

    if you instantly have a picture in your mind anytime someone says "professor"

    if the magic castle is not where eureka lives to you

    if your insulted when someone says "hey your like criss angel"

    if you get tired of being asked to levitate or throw a card through a window

    and yes i just came up with most of those
     
  14. Haha, #50 is actually dead on! :)

    It's quite shocking how many of these actually apply to me...

    Love it :)

    -Sam H
     
  15. Remember this being posted on Ellusionist. Never gets old. It's weird though, how many of those are true for me...
     
  16. Lol the tenkai thing is SOOOO true !! My favorite !:p
     
  17. Hahaha. This is the best. I can identify with most of these.
     
  18. 2. You use the word "effect" rather than "trick".

    3. You pay $50 for a $1 coin.

    6. You never play card games with your cards.

    7. While watching a movie or TV, you have cards in your hands.

    25. You think Criss Angel sucks (c’mon how true is this!!!).

    36. You've thought of bringing your topit or pull to class on exam day incase you need to make an "emergency vanish".

    47. Most of your English papers are about magic.

    50. You carefully watch a card-playing scene in a movie only to see what kind of cards they’re using.

    59. Every time you pull out your credit card you instantly tenkai.
    (Davis Mueller)


    Everything that is in bold above.... absolutely true, and I was either doing them as I read the thread, or have done them before, but I will simply clarify a few things for you.

    32. You know who Brad Christian is and you always wonder if he’s gay or not.

    This was a funny part in the post, but just for anyone who is wondering, he is NOT gay. I remeber that I was asking about HTDSM about a year ago, and Brad mentioned that his wife was one of the women in it. (wife or girlfriend.)

    49. You never throw out old decks because you "can make something out of it".

    For anyone who has this problem right here, consider doing a better thing than tearing them up. If the deck is still complete and has all of its cards, why not donate them to the childrens ward at a hospital, that's what I do. I volunteer and go room to room at in the childrens ward, and after a performance I give them a deck.
     
  19. Hey, watch the movie Donnie Brasco. it is a true story about an undercover cop in the mob. and in one scene a couple guys are playing poker, and the are using blue circle back Tally Ho's.

    In an episode of Drake & Josh, they are playing cards with red bicycles.

    In one scene in Team America: World Police, there is a pack of red miny bicycles on a table, but they look actual size because of the puppets.
     

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