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 Post subject: What do You think of my routine?
PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 3:33 pm 
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Firstly Bodyguards trick as they think that this trick is going to be really bad but then there like wow its amence. Then biddle trick followed with ACR my variation on it.

Then i say ok thats enough with cards lets do something with coins... i do Spellbinding boxes as if theres like 5 people on the table one person can sign the coin then they can take it in turns oppening all the boxes.

I would then do a short sponge ball routine. And to finish it of with them in amazment In a Flash always blows them away!

Tell me you think thatnx

Divinci


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 4:15 pm 
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Thats great if you want to let your imagination go wild. Restaurant walkaround is only 5 minutes really or less. 3 tricks, then next table.


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Thats great if you want to let your imagination go wild. Restaurant walkaround is only 7 minutes really or less. 3 tricks, then next table.


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 Post subject: So wat to keep?
PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2006 4:18 pm 
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Ok so ill keep in spellbinding boxes ACR and wat else do u think?


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 Post subject: Re: So wat to keep?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:23 am 
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Divinci wrote:
Ok so ill keep in spellbinding boxes ACR and wat else do u think?


Have you ever been to a restaurant that had a magician? Before you get a routine go see a restaurant magician at work and see what he does.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:39 am 
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In England its hard to find any1 to go and watch


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:13 am 
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tgi fridays in watford or on the A1


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You have too many card tricks, for one. Now I love card tricks, but you have to justify why you have a deck of cards in a resteraunt. With most cases, you can have the spectator examine the deck, but in their mindsthey still think it is gimmicked. ACR is a great card trick, but it really isn't the best for reseraunts because People in the back wont be able to see as good. Now you can still do an ambitous card routine, just modify it for the resteraunt.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 9:28 am 
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Drop the spellbinding boxes. It takes at least 1-2 minutes to set back up, usually 3. You don't have this sort of time when you're table hopping. That's why gimmicked effects that require setup are usually not recommended for restaurant walkarounds.


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 Post subject: Re: What do You think of my routine?
PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 1:29 pm 
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Divinci wrote:
Then I say ok thats enough with cards... And to finish it of with them in amazment In a Flash always blows them away!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2006 10:47 am 
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I've worked restaurantes etc for ten years. None of what you are talking about matters. How long at the table? Cards need justifying... Bollocks!

Stop thinking like clubroom magicians... Learn killer stuff... Card under watch, coin on shoulder, pick-pocket skills. These are the reputation makers, not something you brought in the local magic shop.


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You should pick your three favorite effects that you think get the most reaction and then get out there and start performing. There is no substitute for experience.

Some performers will have 3-4 different set routines of a few effects each and vary them from table to table. This helps keep you fresh and can prevent a table you previously perfromed at from looking over and seeing you repeat an effect they just saw a few minutes ago.

In picking your material, try to look at the routine from the view of the spectator. Don't pick stuff you enjoy because it has a neat technique or the newest gimmick. Pick the stuff that you have found gets the audience reaction.

Again, get out and start performing if you have your material down cold. Some of your best learning experience will be in front of the audience.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 11:23 pm 
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for another trick if you have not yet tried lethal tender buy it it is a great restaurant/bar trick


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You have too many card tricks, for one. Now I love card tricks, but you have to justify why you have a deck of cards in a resteraunt. With most cases, you can have the spectator examine the deck, but in their mindsthey still think it is gimmicked. ACR is a great card trick, but it really isn't the best for reseraunts because People in the back wont be able to see as good. Now you can still do an ambitous card routine, just modify it for the resteraunt.


at the back? what does that mean, how big are your tables?


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 Post subject: Re: What do You think of my routine?
PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:49 pm 
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Divinci wrote:
Firstly Bodyguards trick as they think that this trick is going to be really bad but then there like wow its amence. Then biddle trick followed with ACR my variation on it.

Then I say ok thats enough with cards lets do something with coins... I do Spellbinding boxes as if theres like 5 people on the table one person can sign the coin then they can take it in turns oppening all the boxes.

I would then do a short sponge ball routine. And to finish it of with them in amazment In a Flash always blows them away!

Tell me you think thatnx

Divinci


Thats not a bad routine at all actual. There could be a few changes though. I have no clue what you can do what or what you have but heres my routine for everywhere. First I do Heavy-weight boxes (Card Stunts by Gregory Wilson). The deck box vanishes and appears several times. Then I go into the Two-Card Monte. Third I do an effect called Phoenix Split (Card Stunts by Gregory Wilson). It consists of taking a Black Jack hand, two- twos, and split them into four aces. Then the jacks appear out of no where. Thats when I go into Reset with a hook (Card Stunts by Gregory Wilson). After that I do Box springs by Gregory Wilson (Card Stunts). Finally I do Mercury by David Kong. I know it sounds long but its not. If I am in a restraunt then I cut a few out maybe. But usually thats my routine. I am now working on finishing my routine by makeing the entire deck vanish at the end. Take my advice and look at some of this stuff. I might help you alot.


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