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Topic: Toothpick bizarre ;)
Message: Posted by: SamOne (Nov 17, 2006 07:30PM)
Message: Posted by: Bill Ligon (Nov 17, 2006 10:39PM)
That's groovy, SamOne!
Message: Posted by: sinnead zenun (Nov 17, 2006 11:55PM)
Wow! from star of david? to a pentagram...
can fake blood and a twig be used ?
hahaha thanks sam one
Message: Posted by: Prof. Pabodie (Nov 18, 2006 02:00PM)
This is a great effect to lay a story to. Thanks, SamOne.
Message: Posted by: Dr Spektor (Nov 18, 2006 05:30PM)
Sinnead has a great idea - drops of blood... mystic stars... demon summoning... vampire stakes... "sticks" ala the Cthulhu mythos story... hec-k, there is a lot of things to wrap around that effect...

Now to see if it actually works for me here!
Message: Posted by: SamOne (Nov 18, 2006 09:13PM)
Any liquid as long as it is combined with water will make it :)
by the way hot water accelerate the process ;)

there is another cool effect you can try with toothpicks :

shows a pan full of water with five toothpicks in the shape of a pentagon,
you take "magic" toothpick and dips it in the center of the pentagon,

The five toothpicks fly apart, breaking the pentagon

the principle behind that is this one :


a cool way for "revelations" too ;)
Message: Posted by: lejon (Nov 29, 2006 08:55AM)
That was cool
Message: Posted by: Rebecca Travis (Dec 1, 2006 06:02AM)
Great stuff, maybe not for table-hopping :)

Message: Posted by: Rael (Dec 4, 2006 01:45PM)
Thanks. That was very cool.
Message: Posted by: thoughtsexplorer (Dec 5, 2006 10:19AM)
If you all like these, you should absolutely read Gardner's "encyclopedia of impromptu magic". There's plenty of stuff like this. And I think it is still funnier to read it and try it out for yourself than watching just a film.