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Topic: Cigarette magic
Message: Posted by: Bryan Smith (Oct 18, 2009 10:25AM)
So I'm putting together a drinking and smoking themed set. I start out with a bottle production then go into some coin and bottle cap through bottle routines. Then I want to transition into cigarette magic. and I want the cigarette to be lit the whole time. (This isn't a problem in Korea since there are no smoking bans here)

Can anyone suggest some effects I can do using a lit cigarette? I'll probably start with something like a Phoenix fire to light it then I'll vanish it into my hand at the end, but what should I do in the middle?

Thanks for any ideas.
Message: Posted by: JamesTong (Oct 18, 2009 10:40AM)
Before you light it you can do a torn and restored effect, then light it and vanish it the way you want.
Message: Posted by: Jaz (Oct 18, 2009 03:45PM)
You may want to look into Keith Clark's 'Encyclopedia of Cigarette Tricks'.
Lot's in there.
Message: Posted by: TravisRobertson (Oct 18, 2009 04:28PM)
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On 2009-10-18 16:45, Jaz wrote:
You may want to look into Keith Clark's 'Encyclopedia of Cigarette Tricks'.
Lot's in there.
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I agree with Jaz....there are lots of good information and routines in Clark's book. There are also some routines in Tarbell, I believe, but Im unsure of which volume.
Message: Posted by: Christopher Rinaldi (Oct 18, 2009 05:09PM)
Don't forget the very cheap but awesome Cigarette Vanisher, this thing kills!
Message: Posted by: Ron Vergilio (Oct 19, 2009 12:25AM)
How about Steve Fearson's Floating Cigarette. Still a clasic.

-Ron
Message: Posted by: Bryan Smith (Oct 19, 2009 07:40AM)
I think that's exactly what I will do, Ron. I'm trying to figure how I can do it without having the i.t. attached at first, though. I want to light the cigarette as one of the first things I do and periodically drag on it during the bottle routine (ties things together better so that the transition between bits is seamless... and gives me a reason to be moving my hands when it would otherwise look suspicious)

I have a couple ideas how this might work but have to try them out. If anyone else has any ideas, feel free to share. Or if you know of any other good cigarette magic, pkease do as well. I'm always looking for good cigarette magic.
Message: Posted by: magicians (Oct 19, 2009 10:05AM)
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On 2009-10-19 01:25, Ron Vergilio wrote:
How about Steve Fearson's Floating Cigarette. Still a clasic.

-Ron
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You mean Fearson's rendition of the older classic.
Message: Posted by: Al Angello (Oct 21, 2009 08:09AM)
A magician with the breath of a thousand dogs is very attractive to dogs.
Message: Posted by: Bryan Smith (Oct 21, 2009 09:20AM)
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On 2009-10-21 09:09, Al Angello wrote:
A magician with the breath of a thousand dogs is very attractive to dogs.
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hmm... Is that a saying I'm unaware of or just incoherent babbling? In either case, I didn't understand it :)
Message: Posted by: Al Angello (Oct 21, 2009 11:48AM)
It is a blunt statement about a filthy habit.
Message: Posted by: Christopher Lyle (Nov 5, 2009 12:20PM)
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On 2009-10-21 09:09, Al Angello wrote:
A magician with the breath of a thousand dogs is very attractive to dogs.
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You know...someone once said that kissing a smoker is like licking the bottom of a dirty ashtray! So remember that the next time your lonely...
Message: Posted by: huggie50 (Nov 5, 2009 03:49PM)
Smoking is a nasty habbit and most people today avoid it. I would avoid effects with cigarette at all cost. Just my opinion.
Message: Posted by: Pecan_Creek (Nov 5, 2009 04:31PM)
I have a suggestion... Don't go to his show next time you are in Korea. Just my opinion.

I second the"encyclopedia of cigarette tricks" lots of info

Good luck.
Message: Posted by: manal (Nov 6, 2009 02:07AM)
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On 2009-11-05 17:31, Pecan_Creek wrote:
I have a suggestion... Don't go to his show next time you are in Korea. Just my opinion.

I second the"encyclopedia of cigarette tricks" lots of info

Good luck.
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I agree although the book in my opinion is misnamed and Encyclopedia of Cigarette Sleights would better describe the book.
I must say that I enjoy reading the very well written book and was impressed to learn that english was not Mr. Clarkes native tounge.
Message: Posted by: manal (Nov 6, 2009 02:10AM)
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On 2009-11-05 13:20, Christopher Lyle wrote:
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On 2009-10-21 09:09, Al Angello wrote:
A magician with the breath of a thousand dogs is very attractive to dogs.
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You know...someone once said that kissing a smoker is like licking the bottom of a dirty ashtray! So remember that the next time your lonely...
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You light your pants on fire and you're not lonely? :)