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 Post subject: Magician or Machine???
PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2006 3:06 pm 
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Location: wigan, england, sweet sweet britain!!!
I was performing card shuffles/flourishes along with an ACR and HotShot cuts when a girl shouted "Oh my god, hes like a bloody Machine!!!".
Is this supposed to be an insult or a comment,
......anywayz, just out of the blue i said, i aint a magician or a machine, i'm a ma-gi-chine.
Just wonderin if somethin like this as eva appened to someone else???


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:07 pm 
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Location: Florida
It's a compliment.

No, I don't think anybody's called me a machine. Satan, maybe. But not a machine.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 30, 2006 2:41 am 
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Well it depents on what reaction you want from your audience. I think flourishes detach the magician from the actual "magic" because it looks to rehearsed. I mean, I use some flourishes but never XCM sort of stuff because it makes me seem "to in control." To me, I would not want to be called a machine, because I dont think I give my audience a reason to call me that. I want my audience to think I am almost, if not, completly out of the control I have on the "trick" that I am doing. But, on the other hand, if I was an XCMer or an extreemly fast producer of things, I think that would be a great compliment. I think it just depends on what you want your final outcome to be. So in the end, its neither good, nor bad.

Hey, there goes another post...and...

-Craig


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