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What Tha by Rodger Lovins
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You can now own one of the coolest impromptu effects available today!

The magician is seen to reach out into thin air and with his or her bare hands (And Short Sleeves) produce a live creature! Then, just as quick, the performer makes it vanish! Was it real? Was it just an illusion? What the heck was it!!!!! Maybe it was just your imagination! The reactions you will get are unbelievable!

We have been working on this design for over three years. We wanted to come up with something that would look real, catch people off guard, yet leave the spectator with a feeling of wonderment and magic! Here is what some magicians have told us about "What Tha".

"What Tha, has become my favorite effect to perform while out and about everyday"

"This is great! Works well with my close up work."

"Freaked me out! I just had to have it!"

"It looks so real. I thought it was alive! I love it and so will you!"


I always ask people what they saw. Here are a few answers I have received. BIRD, MOUSE, LIZARD, SNAKE, SUGAR GLIDER, BUG, GERBIL, RAT, HAMSTER, SALAMANDER, FROG, and many more! But, the words I have heard most are "WHAT THA...".

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Comes with one handmade creature and the link to free online video instructions!

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Just like those dang sponge bunnies! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 6th, 2015
You spend months working on a knuckle busting 4 phase card routine and after performing it flawlessly the trick they remember from your set is the one with the sponge bunnies.

What Tha is another one of those infuriating gems.
Is it a bird? Is it a gremlin? Is it a baby Skettis from the Dark Crystal? Who knows?

Be ready to be asked to perform this again. Be ready to be asked to show this to the wife. Be ready to be annoyed when you run into someone a year later and they still remember the bird thingie and none of your other effects.
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Well... Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 13th, 2015
...I received my What Tha a few days ago...and have spent a few hours workshopping the effect. I have to say I find 'it' to be very interesting.
The gimmick is well made...and could last for years. Take care of it...probably will outlast you.
The method is easy to earn....Mr. Lovins teaches it thoroughly...and I feel the 'moves' can be nailed down by relative beginners within an hour. That leaves it up to the performer to make the effect 'live'.

I am not a beginner though.
Without revealing the actual method....there is 'more' to this than meets the eye. TT, coin and t****le skills can be applied to the 'it' and the 'critter' can come and go in even more ways than you might, at first; imagine.

The reactions I got from using the effect as purchased (9xs
so far) were strong...and the 3 men who saw 'it' ALL said
"What tha #%*@ is that"?
Then...I opened my hand and the 'it' was gone.
The 6 women who saw 'it' backed away and laughed.
(All 9 saw it in one on one performance...prefaced with "Did you ever see one of these"?...kind of in conversation...people who did not know I am a magician.
Just 'workshopping' 'it'.)

ALL 9 thought 'it' was alive.

Roger, it's been 50 years since I learned a French drop. Been around for a while.
This 'it' is actually a lot of fun to work with.
The 'critter' will be in my pocket, a lot...waiting for the proper time to come and go.
Thanks.
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One of the funnest tricks to preform! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 12th, 2015
Let me just start by saying that i really love this trick. People believe there is some kind of animal in my hands and that its trying to jump out of my hands at them. Girls scream, guys are startled, and then they all ask what it was and where it went after I made him disappear. I have been using this trick the most ever since i received it in the mail simply because it is easy to do and it gets great reactions. The only reason i gave this four stars instead of five is because i have used this gimmick so much that the feathers are falling off and although i love the trick i don't want to spend twenty dollars on a new one after every several weeks of use. Does anyone know of a good way to maintain him after the feathers have fallen off?
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The next level Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 4th, 2015
Rodger has taken what used to be just a gag and made it into a real stunner. You have to see one of these things up close to really understand how real and life like they look. This is a great peice of magic to always have in your pocket.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 9th, 2015
I am going to have a lot of fun with this. It has the potential to be my favorite trick
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Great Trick but.... Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 16th, 2015
I'm having a wonderful time with this trick - easy to do and great reactions. Problem is that it falls apart very easily. This is the third one that I have purchased and I'm trying out a new storage system. First two were stored in an extra large thumb tip but then everything stuck to the sides. Now I am keeping it in a drugstore pill vial to see if it lasts longer.
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Great Reactions-Simple to Peform Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 30th, 2015
I really enjoy this trick. So simple to perform and it does make people jump backwards and some even scream. I used it recently in the context of showing a firefly in my hand and then changing it into a "What tha..." Kids and adults enjoy this and question what they've seen. Most do believe it is a real something or other. I have little doubt it will be the trick they remember.
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I like it but it's very sticky Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 3rd, 2015
It looked great, but not for long, unfortunately, as it's very sticky and every piece of lint or fiber or dirt or anything will stick to it. Nice effect, but the prop has some problems. Did anyone who was an earlier buyer get a sticky one, or was that a problem that appeared in production later?
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Not so good Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 16th, 2015
I don't know what kind of glue Rodger used to put this together but apparently it doesn't ever dry because mine is always gooey and slowly coming apart
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i love this little critter Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on February 13th, 2018
I've finally figured out a way to preserve him when not in use.

But when I DO USE HIM, I have not figured out a way to prolong his entrance into my act.

I think he deserves much more than a few peeks out of my fist. I'm thinking. I'm thinking.

I had to go to emergency surgery once after a bad fall on concrete pavement opened up a deep gash in my arm -- and I showed the doctors what had come out of my bloody hole.
"What Tha?"
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