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On 2009-10-28 16:05, chrispa1 wrote:
Lol

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-copperfield-fa......0d7ba2ee


How is that funny? If you read the description, it says that Copperfield donated the tickets to help a fundraiser. It sounds like a good thing to me.
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This is the same thing that the "winners" get, so to make a good name for himself his management has done this - its just called marketing.
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Chrispa1 did you here about this on national tv, the radio or maybe in the national newspapers? You are condeming someone who started project magic in the hospitals, something he does not get paid to do.

As far as his recent show. I was at the Rochester, NY show and had a great time! He was in the crowd quite a bit and performed a few tricks along side the crowd. At one point he stopped the show because someone had come in late (missed the first two tricks). He explained what he had already done to this gentleman, the crowd was cracking up! He interacted a lot with the crowd and they gave him a good response.

People have to realize that David isn't 20yrs old anymore and can't physically do some of his trademark material. I am sure we will never see David fly again, but some young up and coming illusionist may. My wife had made a comment that he looked tired. When I asked her to explain why she felt that way she had meant that he looked old, well ya he is.

Maybe we are just used to David coming out with new material. Every year he did a TV special had new stuff in it. Can you say that about yourselves?
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You are condeming someone who started project magic in the hospitals, something he does not get paid to do.


Key word - Started.

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He was in the crowd quite a bit and performed a few tricks along side the crowd. At one point he stopped the show because someone had come in late (missed the first two tricks). He explained what he had already done to this gentleman, the crowd was cracking up!



I would not be suprised if this was something that EVERYONE could say - it's a setup, same thing happened at the show I was at. It's MEANT to get laughs.

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David isn't 20yrs old anymore and can't physically do some of his trademark material.


Psychically? like what? slow dance with women? or.. walk through fans? lay down on saw table, or maybe "fly"? I don't understand what is so physical about his trademark things.

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I am sure we will never see David fly again, but some young up and coming illusionist may. My wife had made a comment that he looked tired. When I asked her to explain why she felt that way she had meant that he looked old, well ya he is.


He IS tired, not physically, but emotionally, he does not want to do what he is doing anymore. It's more than obvious.
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On 2009-10-27 08:49, Mario Orsini wrote:
http://www.ticketmaster.com/David-Copper......WidgetID


Really? He's averaging 4 star reviews with only 23 out of 443 with 1 star.


http://www.rateitall.com/i-29337-david-copperfield.aspx

http://www.yelp.com/biz/david-copperfield-show-las-vegas

http://www.ratelasvegas.com/entertainment/ratings/e148.html

all on google.


Chrispa, thanks for your useless links. All told, 90 reviews, with half of them being 3 years or older. He's till a 4 star rating on Ticketmaster with over 480 reviews now and all of them from August 2009 to present.

all on the world wide web
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DC was down here in Florida last year. I went to the second show of the night when he played here in my city. A magi friend had seen him just the night before in a city 100 miles north. We both seemed to reach the same conclusion. He does look like he is sort of going through the motions, rather than enjoying what he does.

That being said, I draw on my own experiences for a moment. I toured for several years as a member of a VERY well known rock music act (I can provide the link for proof, if anyone is interested). One of the things that used to drive the guys in the band nuts was that no matter how often we wrote new music, or came up with new ideas, no one was really interested. What the fans wanted was the same old stuff that had originally made the band famous. It gets rather tiring to do the same exact performance night after night, year after year.

Yes, younger artist may get away with being able to do new stuff from tour to tour, but the demographic that supports middle aged and older artists is just the opposite. They do not want to be challenged at the show. They simply want the same old thing that makes them comfortable.

Could this be what is affecting Mr C ? Remember, professional magicians do not make up the bulk of his audience. Average, everyday people are the ones who pay for the tickets.

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BTW, DC is scheduled to come to the same concert hall again this winter here in my city, and the ads being run describe what illusions will be featured. It appears to be the same show as last time. I hear ticket sales are going well. Think this might prove that the average DC audience member doesn't care about seeing anything new or fresh ?

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On 2009-11-10 11:35, Mario Orsini wrote:
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On 2009-10-27 13:01, chrispa1 wrote:
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On 2009-10-27 08:49, Mario Orsini wrote:
http://www.ticketmaster.com/David-Copper......WidgetID


Really? He's averaging 4 star reviews with only 23 out of 443 with 1 star.


http://www.rateitall.com/i-29337-david-copperfield.aspx

http://www.yelp.com/biz/david-copperfield-show-las-vegas

http://www.ratelasvegas.com/entertainment/ratings/e148.html

all on google.


Chrispa, thanks for your useless links. All told, 90 reviews, with half of them being 3 years or older. He's till a 4 star rating on Ticketmaster with over 480 reviews now and all of them from August 2009 to present.

all on the world wide web



If you would just accept the fact that most everyone that has seen him more than two times in the last 5 years has agreed he is not enjoying it, and his enthusiasm and show is NOTHING like it used to be - period.
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On 2009-11-12 09:25, TRUMPETMAN wrote:
DC was down here in Florida last year. I went to the second show of the night when he played here in my city. A magi friend had seen him just the night before in a city 100 miles north. We both seemed to reach the same conclusion. He does look like he is sort of going through the motions, rather than enjoying what he does.

That being said, I draw on my own experiences for a moment. I toured for several years as a member of a VERY well known rock music act (I can provide the link for proof, if anyone is interested). One of the things that used to drive the guys in the band nuts was that no matter how often we wrote new music, or came up with new ideas, no one was really interested. What the fans wanted was the same old stuff that had originally made the band famous. It gets rather tiring to do the same exact performance night after night, year after year.

Yes, younger artist may get away with being able to do new stuff from tour to tour, but the demographic that supports middle aged and older artists is just the opposite. They do not want to be challenged at the show. They simply want the same old thing that makes them comfortable.

Could this be what is affecting Mr C ? Remember, professional magicians do not make up the bulk of his audience. Average, everyday people are the ones who pay for the tickets.

Mark


I agree 100% with everything you said, and I do feel as though this is what is affecting Copperfield. He has however, created new illusions which are good, don't get me wrong - but his stage presence and the way he DOES the illusions are really poor and lacking fulfillment, fun, and excitement. Of course, I am basing this on 10 years ago and during Dreams and Nightmares Tour, etc.. but nonetheless if he were into it as he was before - it would show, and it's not.
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Furthermore I should mention that if you based anything on "TICKETMASTER" you are in for a wake up call for sure. Ticketmaster's objective is to sell, sell, sell - if you saw many bad reviews on a show, you would not buy. Don't think for a second that ticketmaster would allow a bulk load of REAL negative reviews. I doubt you would find that case with any show.
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Well we just bought for tickets, one for me and one of my assitants who just started working with me, and two for my parents. After all the negitive reviews, I am thinking about selling my tickets.
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His spirit is not what it used to be,
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On 2009-11-15 06:49, CCPCris wrote:
Well we just bought for tickets, one for me and one of my assitants who just started working with me, and two for my parents. After all the negitive reviews, I am thinking about selling my tickets.


NO.. go see it, and come back here to comment on it Smile
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YOu better do it. You should only keep the good memories of David!

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Well we just bought for tickets, one for me and one of my assitants who just started working with me, and two for my parents. After all the negitive reviews, I am thinking about selling my tickets.
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Read my other post on the us going to see him in the GRAND ILLUSIOS section. I am going to post a review of the show, but I do a lot of talking about us going in that post.
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His Illusions and the mastermind behind them are fantastic of course, but if any of us went on stage and did the same illusions the way he did, we would not be in business.
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I seen David for the first time about two weeks ago here in Canada. I've never seen anything quite as good. For a 53 year old man, he's still got it in him. He's the funniest person I've ever seen in my opinion.

13 is amazing, the car appearance is amazing, the lotto prediction is the best prediction routine there is, and the slo mo duck is absolutely hilarious.

DC is the man.
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On Sep 12, 2009, Adam Wood wrote:
Your sentence lacks a qualifier, such as "I believe that" and therefore is a statement and not an opinion, which you, I and everyone are entitled to. Had it been an opinion you voiced, I would have responded


I believe you're stupid. THere's a qualifier
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