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Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 20:49
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
No you haven't, please stop, you know full well...

No you haven't, please stop, you know full well this thread is going to be closed by Sunday evening at this point.

Please don;t be selfish to others who are discussing the thread's subject: that of...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 20:46
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Exactly, and for the right situations where a...

Exactly, and for the right situations where a magician is 'happy' to play the possibility of a spec not going for the psychological force is exciting as it allows the magician to think on their feet...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 20:34
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
OK, to Bollywood and everyone who is interacting...

OK, to Bollywood and everyone who is interacting with them on 'that' subject that gets EVERY thread about magic shut down I have created a knew thread so you can discuss it there.

Please have the...
Forum: Showbiz 22-08-2015, 20:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,585
Posted By alfster
Derren Brown Psychology thread

OK, I've set this tread up so that anyone who wants to 'discuss' that 'aspect' of his work can do so without getting other threads shut dow.

Thank you.
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 11:36
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Yes, PLEASE... I am enjoying this chat about...

Yes, PLEASE...

I am enjoying this chat about forces etc - and it isn't giving too much away either/

MODERATORS: Please don't close the thread down because of one way the thread is going SOME OF US...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 11:33
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Depends on where and to whom you are doing the...

Depends on where and to whom you are doing the trick - table hopping or a smaller show you can go for the 70% method and have an out...but you'd have an out for a 70% trick where the 70% gives a real...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 11:00
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Probably best not to engage. This really is just...

Probably best not to engage. This really is just deja vu...the thread will be closed by mid-day tomorrow as it will have broken down into the usual ping pong and going round in circles about Brown...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 10:43
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Correct, but there are some forces that are used...

Correct, but there are some forces that are used because of the way people normally react when asked to choose something - that would be got from the studying of psychology.
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 09:41
Replies: 114
Views: 4,020
Posted By alfster
I'd have to answer 'Other - Sapiosexual'

I'd have to answer 'Other - Sapiosexual'
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 09:37
Replies: 261
Views: 11,369
Posted By alfster
It is only negligible if the deaths incurred by...

It is only negligible if the deaths incurred by NOT having the procedure is more than 0.005%.

When not having the procedure, within a religious context, would lead to exactly zero deaths and having...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 09:33
Replies: 261
Views: 11,369
Posted By alfster
It is purely accurate just like female genital...

It is purely accurate just like female genital mutilation is perfectly accurate.

It is unnecessary 'surgery' on someone who has no say in whether they want it or not.

I put surgery in quote marks...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 09:29
Replies: 137
Views: 4,652
Posted By alfster
Strawman comment - struggling in education has...

Strawman comment - struggling in education has nothing to do with 'making exams harder' etc.

Everyone wants people to do as well as they personal can do and edcuation has nothing to do with passing...
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 09:26
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Correct - so can we stop answering their posts as...

Correct - so can we stop answering their posts as this thread now has a life expectancy if less than a day!
Forum: General Discussion 22-08-2015, 09:24
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Not even close to being the same thing at all.

Not even close to being the same thing at all.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 12:35
Replies: 137
Views: 4,652
Posted By alfster
Agree with you totally with what you said and I...

Agree with you totally with what you said and I have deleted for brevity of post). I'm not a secondary school teacher but I know quite a few and some in incredibly good schools with a couple of them...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 12:29
Replies: 261
Views: 11,369
Posted By alfster
A website called 'Circumstition' has celebrities...

A website called 'Circumstition' has celebrities and others who were circumcised in later life saying the wish they had not been as it does affect sex and does reduce enjoyment and sensitivity...and...
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 12:25
Replies: 114
Views: 4,020
Posted By alfster
It's a box ticking exercise for the human...

It's a box ticking exercise for the human resources department to show how inclusive they are.

It is perfectly within the law - you have every right not to answer the question.
Forum: General Discussion 21-08-2015, 12:21
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
There is guessing, there is intimating how a...

There is guessing, there is intimating how a trick might be done in a vague way to not give away magical technique overtly and there is simply spelling out exactly how tricks are done.

The latter is...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2015, 18:02
Replies: 137
Views: 4,652
Posted By alfster
Exams are getting easier. I have a friend who...

Exams are getting easier. I have a friend who lectures and has said that students do not come in with the level of knowledge they used to.

And this is not about dismissing the efforts of the...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2015, 12:48
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Are you sure they were clearly psychology or were...

Are you sure they were clearly psychology or were too 'baffled' by the method used?

Again, they aren't 'simple' - they are only simple because of years of practice.
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2015, 12:46
Replies: 900
Views: 24,146
Posted By alfster
Make a note of the time and date: I agree with...

Make a note of the time and date: I agree with Bolly.

It is a book trick, there are many techniques for doing book tricks, bringing in Twitter is 'just' another layer or twist to an old...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2015, 12:33
Replies: 56
Views: 1,122
Posted By alfster
They should renationalise - one franchise that...

They should renationalise - one franchise that got put back into public hands a few years ago was turning tidy profit rather than living off government subsidys - but the government, in their...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 12:52
Replies: 46
Views: 3,078
Posted By alfster
Really? They do it extremely well then - not...

Really? They do it extremely well then - not surprised though as I have heard they do 3shows per day and it takes over 6hours of filming.

I think it shows how comfortable everyone is on the show...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2015, 12:51
Replies: 46
Views: 3,078
Posted By alfster
Exactly, 'The Chase' is the only 'game show' I...

Exactly, 'The Chase' is the only 'game show' I watch (a) because it is not dumbed down and (b) Bradley Walsh is perfect for the role as host - not stupid but not too clever that he knows all the...
Forum: General Discussion 17-08-2015, 12:29
Replies: 2,078
Views: 71,057
Posted By alfster
Indeed, more a 'herbal infusioning your opponent'.

Indeed, more a 'herbal infusioning your opponent'.
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