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On 2011-08-14 00:22, Howie Diddot wrote:
Blueshawk1;

I And you can’t say “midget”, it’s not PC, you now have to say “little People”


I used to date a midget, I was nuts over her.
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My quasi-humorous point about people seeing 1.3 vents per lifetime was simply that vent is still a relatively rare form of entertainment, and people are unlikely to see that many vents in their lives, even on YouTube. Hence, not much chance of seeing two mask acts.

As far as the Mic Mouth is concerned, I've thought of a way to use it that is not the stereotypical act that Dave so accurately described. C'mon guys and gals, think outside the mask!

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I've done that. When the mic mouth was first mentioned, I wrote about using it as disembodied lips like a ghost talking and all you could see was their mouth. Although truth be told, you know what made me think of that? The commercials for Twizzler's licorice (hopefully some of you have seen those over the years and know what I'm talking about).
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Interviewing a ghost! Genius idea. Can you imagine that in a Halloween show?
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Halloween would be perfect for that.
Or anytime, you could be interviewing "the Invisible Man" (or woman). Could do a bit about how the experiment didn't go quite right and his lips are still showing and inconveniences of being invisible, or worse yet, only partly invisible.
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Way to go, Dave. In a few months you'll see 27 different videos on YOUTUBE of Vents using your Axtell Mouth idea. Don't you know how this works? Smile

P.S. Pete Michaels was the first I ever saw do the Mask/Sonny and Cher routine.
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Haha, that's okay Matt, if anyone sees and likes an idea I suggested, it doesn't matter to me if they use it, I have no plans to get a mic mouth.
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Nick Pawlow had a workshop at the convention about "Thinking Outside the Box." One of the figure he showed was a GHOST. Simple PCV pipe covered over with a sheet. Lever moved the sheet so it appeared to be speaking. Had a pair of sun glasses on.
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Does this mean I can no longer use a PCV pipe covered over with a sheet in my routine any longer without it being concreted stealing?
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Now that you've been told about something half way across the country at a workshop. Had it not been broadcast here and you just thought it up without prior knowledge I guess you could have. Wait, it that another tree falling in the forest?
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These days, more often than not, those trees ARE getting heard, with everyone broadcasting themselves with all the electronic gadgets and social networks, etc.
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I have written in the past that I use a paper mask(I laminated it to make it last longer) from Steve Knowles. It is held in front of your face. (and cleaned each time prior to use) So far I have not had it thrown down. The reactions of the volunteer of course vary from show to show. Every once and awhile it is a real gem. One example is seen in a video from a church show. The secretary for the pastor was the perfect pick. One more benefit of using the paper version is that it takes up no more space in my prop box. I just put it in the front of my song book 3 ring binder.

Axtell's lips could also be another Ax gem in your show. His props are very important to this nearly normal vent.

In an hour, I will start setting up the 1st of 4 puppet workshops today and tomorrow. ...Now where is that duct tape...

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I was at a freinds preview show yesterday and he picked me to be the "volunteer" who got to wear the mask. It was interesting being the other side of the mask and realising how vulnerable you actually feel!
I will keep doing my mask routine but I will have a better insight as to how the volunteers is feeling.
You all should try it! This was a live show infront of people I didn't know.

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That is a unique experience that most who use the mask would never get to experience who use masks in their shows, I'll bet that does seem odd being on the other side of it. Doesn't seem like it would be a bad thing to get to experience what it's like for the volunteers.
Aside from the insight, do you think that experience will affect what and how you do things when you use the mask in the future?
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Https://www.ebay.com/itm/MONKEY-ABSTRACT......MTZWRHl5

I learned today that these where in use 30+ years ago.
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Https://www.ebay.com/itm/MONKEY-ABSTRACT......MTZWRHl5

I learned today that these where in use 30+ years ago.



That is a mask used for monkey dance from my country. But not used as vent mask. So it is different issue.
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