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Escape Artist
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Oz, I was actualy fooling around with you. how can you complain about a profession where you get to the location and everyone is happy, you do your show & tell like you did in grade school, except now they give you money at the end
Bob Sanders
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Many of my treasures are in labelled Rubber Maid boxes stacked in plastic shelving. I feel sorry for whoever has to deal with my estate. There are boxes with labels like "Sticks and Wands", "Stage Hands" (for plastic hands, fingers, etc.) and "20th Century Silks". Others will contain props for whole routines or shows by color like "Red, White and Blue" or "Traffic Safety".

Some others are "Curtain Parts", "Card Silks", "Chemicals", "Glasses and Bowls", "Stuffed Animals", "Music", "Eggs", and "Candles and Fire".

Scheme!

Bob
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jokerthehoudini
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Wow guys that's a lot of stuff.i really try to only get what I might use or need I always go to my local magic shop see the gimmick see if it something I would use if not then I DNt get that trick.in my house I have a plastic drawer that hold all my close up props along with sponges etc in that I have tiny metal cases(pencil case) that hold each type like coins, gimmick cards,thumb tips,pens,fire,mentalism,and so on its about 3 draws.I have a book shelf that holds about a good 20 books a floating table,mic case,my box of astonishment,my traveling speaker and simple kid show props(nest of clocks)(dove pan)a backdrop,then 2 lawer type case that hold my kid show act another for my phamplets that come with tricks.then on the floor is my doves to bunny and a stand,a chair suspension.I DNt keep my magic DVD in case I keep them in the case that come with blank DVDs or CDs.I just keep the printed covers in my suitcase with the instruction for tricks.then about another little drawer to hold my playing cards.really simple Smile

In my pocket I have a coin case with my coins which has
4 libertys with shell
4 Kennedy with shell
4 copper Coins
Eric jones oxf coin (shell,flipper)
2 copper /silver coins
Extra liberty shell tails
Both coin Kennedy and quarter,punctured coin,and eric jones karate coin.

My wallet with powerball 60,wow,and luber lense and gray elephant in Denmark credit card

My deck of cards with my Dan and Dave proper case,

And my house/car keys

And my phone
So keys in right pocket with phone
Left pocket coin case an sharpies(smoke,reg sharpie)
Back right wallet
Back left deck of cards

I'm trying to bring my collection down.or at least keep it down lol

Btw any spelling mistakes or typos please mind,I am using my iPhone

Enjoy guys
Henry
bowers
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When my last child move out on his own.I turned
it into my magical kingdom.I guess its my mancave also.
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Circusman
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I'm asking my cat to leave so that I can just about squeeze yet another magic item into my house !
ChrisTheImpossible
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I am about to purchase this. A little late but I have so much magic that I just stopped looking at what was coming out new. Everything looks great! lol
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b0sl0q7
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I have a huge collection, but when I had kids a few years ago I slowed down my purchases drastically. I still have a ton of great stuff and buy often. However I find that I have become a huge advocate of impromptu magic. I will buy anything that says it has impromptu tricks. It saves a bunch of space when you go out. Being an amateur I hate when I get in a situation and am asked to do a trick, but have nothing. This solves both problems!
204rags
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What do you all do ? I am a chaplain at the local NC State Veterans Home in Salisbury, NC and I carry in my pocket a four coins across trick with several rubber bands around the container and several pocket tricks in my wallet. I change the pocket stuff from time to time. I do these for several of the veterans from time to time.............. so many of our veterans have dementia or some other mind alteration illness that magic is useless to do as close up. I also do platform tricks in a stand up fashion every now and then as a magic show. Most of the magic I now have is stored in a shed out back of our house -- it has been trimmed down to stuff I use, I gave 2/3rds of my stuff to my son Robb several years back.
The Amazing Pog
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I have quite an organised study dedicated to my many hobbies - magic included. I dedicate a number of large shelves to books/DVDs and props - sorted into comedy/kids magic; pub magic (scams, coins and betchas); cards; and mentalism & bizarre. I have a box as a card graveyard, separate stationary placement, and various containers for other stuff. Specific tricks/routines often get their own zip-lock bag.
'One of the safest ways to make a good performance is to have tricks which work so easily, that mechanics can be forgotten and every attention devoted to presentation' - Corinda
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Bowers>>>>>How do you do that most wonderful of magic tricks that you have obviously mastered???!!!! Yeah. The one where the kids actually move out! I would like to try it on a 40-year-old and a 30-year-old. Smile Is there an instructional DVD out, yet?
Bill Newhouse
'A reasonably remarkable presenter of extraordinarily mundane miracles.'
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