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The Magical Art of Magic

tvellalott
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7/19/2010 4:14:51 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
So I've been practising magic for more than two years now. I originally started doing it because of a life long fascination, especially with escape... but it has since became a really good way of getting out of comfort zone and increasing confidence.
I've been focusing almost exclusively close up sleight of hand(prestidigination) and I can do quite a few awesome effects.
So I want to put it to DDO, what do you think of magic?
badger
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7/19/2010 8:42:33 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 7/19/2010 8:38:20 AM, brian_eggleston wrote:
It's a great way to impress girls.

yup. i do this one... only not with a rope, or music:
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Puck
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7/19/2010 8:46:16 AM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 7/19/2010 4:14:51 AM, tvellalott wrote:
So I've been practising magic for more than two years now. I originally started doing it because of a life long fascination, especially with escape... but it has since became a really good way of getting out of comfort zone and increasing confidence.
I've been focusing almost exclusively close up sleight of hand(prestidigination) and I can do quite a few awesome effects.
So I want to put it to DDO, what do you think of magic?

In the paraphrased words of The Amazing Randi, what you do is stage illusion, not magic. :P

But it's neat stuff generally.
tvellalott
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7/19/2010 4:38:14 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 7/19/2010 8:46:16 AM, Puck wrote:
At 7/19/2010 4:14:51 AM, tvellalott wrote:
So I've been practising magic for more than two years now. I originally started doing it because of a life long fascination, especially with escape... but it has since became a really good way of getting out of comfort zone and increasing confidence.
I've been focusing almost exclusively close up sleight of hand(prestidigination) and I can do quite a few awesome effects.
So I want to put it to DDO, what do you think of magic?

In the paraphrased words of The Amazing Randi, what you do is stage illusion, not magic. :P

But it's neat stuff generally.

Note the bit where I said 'close up sleight of hand...'
It LOOKS like magic.
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7/19/2010 6:38:26 PM
Posted: 7 years ago
At 7/19/2010 8:38:20 AM, brian_eggleston wrote:
It's a great way to impress girls.

Definitely. If a guy is hot and can do magic, it's such a turn on.