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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:these things ARE the mutts nutts. the dogs bollocks if you will.

ask Coleman to get in here...i cant describe them...but i love them...

Cole....COLE!!!


COLE!!

OColeycoleycoleycoley!

where for art thou?

I saw magic wands down at spitz last night and i cant decribe them.

but Coleman can.

theres nothing he cant do.

I think.


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Mtn. Girl


member
Location: Santa Cruz, California

Total posts: 65
Posted:Hey, wands and fans are my SPECIALTY

What do you love so much about wands?

I can list off a million things, but very interested in your response! Never see guys use them - except to eat fire! Tried to post some pictures, to help you describe them, but the url doesn't work.



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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Location: , United Kingdom

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Posted:erm...how on gods green earth can you eat fire with magic wands?!?!?!

they're not even fire toys!

they are just wiked!

i love them and want to know where i can get them from..


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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay, United Kin...

Total posts: 7330
Posted:erm, i'll try and describe them but don't know how good it'll be...

not generally used for real magic (or fire breathing/eating), these magic wands are a spinny toy with a magic effect.
they are thin, ~1m long poles with nice rainbow spirals down the length so they look nice.
fishing line goes from centre of the wand to your finger.
hold the wand vertical and make a mixing bowl type motion with your hand flat out, palm facing the floor.
the wand does this mad poi isolation type movement, staying vertical and exactly out of phase with the rotation of your hand.

i saw the lady who makes them spinning two @ once.
and it was excellent.

i think dr lightning has one as does miss bams (although hers is broken and goes wobbly when you try and use it).


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
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BamBam


BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:*Ahem*

Yes Miss Bams does indeed have a fully working one

Lightning purchased one when he was in London, but couldn't fit it into his case on his way home.......the Princess Palace was very happy with his loss

they really are fun you know.

Bammy over and out of her mind (nothing new)


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

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Location: Berlin, Ireland

Total posts: 2617
Posted:Well one of my friends has a real magic wand. She's cast a spell on me twice before....seriously

I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:Where did he buy it from?

i want one!


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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

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Location: Berlin, Ireland

Total posts: 2617
Posted:It was given to her by her friend. That friend had been given it by a different friend. That person (friend of a friend) made it on Rathlin island next to the giants causesway up north a year and 4 days ago.

(I spent last w/e on the magical island tis fantastic)


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DeepSoulSheep
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

DeepSoulSheep

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Location: Berlin, Ireland

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Posted:You can also buy magic wands in the pound shop but they don't work. Some of them make cool noises though and have glowy lights though.

I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:dudes! (and bambam .. i spose ) is there a website to all this toy malarkey? does it do fire? do i have to look like harry?

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay, United Kin...

Total posts: 7330
Posted:mike got his from a party @ jongleurs in camden called 'carnival twist'.

oddballs had a stall there and the magic wand lady was there selling her wares too

no fire on this one i'm afraid bender but probably only cos you ain't got your hands on one yet.

as far as i know, there's not a website but i reckon when people come back from denmark, we're more likely to get some decent answers...


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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BamBam


BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:Recognition for being a girl at last Thank you kiindly Bender

BamBam


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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Mtn. Girl


member
Location: Santa Cruz, California

Total posts: 65
Posted:Duh! Thanks Coleman for the explanation.

Magic Wands sound absolutely amazing - never seen them before....maybe I can get some for Burning Man and really trip people out... yah!!!!


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Charles
BRONZE Member since Jun 2001

Charles

Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Total posts: 3989
Posted:Or you could make one out of balloons!!!!!

The bottom half of this page has instructions for making a magic wand out of ballons latest BHQ Column by Ralph Dewey


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bender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 6979
Posted:ahh ok my slow yet full-of-useless-crap mind is getting the picture, but only at rate a bus window collects condensation from a midget with TB.

...so one application of said wand sets the wand spinning on it's axis vertically as it is connected to ya finger above it, whilst the hand that the finger may be attached to is turning, horizontally?

sounds sweet, *especially* about the bit about messin' with peoples heads...
:rubs hands:

ps. and yes, i used to think bam bam was male, and in 'not the pebbles'


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Location: , United Kingdom

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Posted:charles....they arent that sort of wand.

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:I thought UCOF was being rude before i read the link..... hold on..... he was?

T


This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Location: , United Kingdom

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Posted:when?

you wot?


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Theo_
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Theo_

Dirty Hippie
Location: Norwich Norfolk, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 347
Posted:*bump*

I was randomly youtubing, and came across this video, it looks really cool, but can't find anything else like this on the internet,


think this is what the thread is about after i did a search for wands


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mcp
PLATINUM Member since May 2003

mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow., United Kingdom

Total posts: 5276
Posted:I know her! I met her! She makes them, along with sean at flowtoys.com .

the fire one is pretty sweet.

I have two. For doing magic poi with, obviously. Thou one is missing it's rubberband... frown


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"the still legendary" - Kaskade

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polarity
SILVER Member since May 2005

polarity

veteran
Location: on the wrong planet, United Ki...

Total posts: 1228
Posted:Bet you could make a pretty good one with a couple of feet of kevlar rope with something like a length of wire coat hanger stuck up the middle, and a fine wire for the string.

May be tricky getting it balanced with fuel on it though.


You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

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Basstones
GOLD Member since Mar 2006

Basstones

Do you do the poiz?
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 530
Posted:Wow after seeing that vid i immediately went an ordered one :O

If it works out ok i would love to get one of their LED ones when its produced (check out the photos on their website)

Found this on youtube as well.... WOW! (Cool shirt thing as well)




"In the end there is only fire and a waterfall"

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animatEd
BRONZE Member since Aug 2004

animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK

Total posts: 3540
Posted:turbo had a broom one of these in th emovie 'Breakin'. I want one, solely for this reason. I will do a turbo and the broom renegade act one day... ubblol

Also, Ken Create (check Drew's video blog) is a dab hand with these babies.

smile


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Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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polarity
SILVER Member since May 2005

polarity

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Location: on the wrong planet, United Ki...

Total posts: 1228
Posted:Yet another reason to get bitmapped images into led sticks.

You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgment of your existence.

Green peppers, lime pickle and whole-grain mustard = best sandwich filling.

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free..., United Kingd...

Total posts: 8737
Posted:I have 2 wands biggrin although I am nowhere near THAT good.... hmm Must practice more.

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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Theo_
SILVER Member since Oct 2005

Theo_

Dirty Hippie
Location: Norwich Norfolk, United Kingdo...

Total posts: 347
Posted:but how do they work?

for every minute angry, you loose 60 seconds of happiness

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:Fishing line biggrin

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mcp
PLATINUM Member since May 2003

mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow., United Kingdom

Total posts: 5276
Posted:magic!

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Physics-defying power embued by the dark lord himself?

(The Magic Circle and its 'learned sleight of hand' is just a front for the Dark Forces)


"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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mcp
PLATINUM Member since May 2003

mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow., United Kingdom

Total posts: 5276
Posted:damn right! Have you read dante... I'm sure magic is on one of the circles of hell...

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Yeah, I was rather disappointed in 'The Divine Comedy'...

It was about Hell and I didn't find it funny...

Except the bit about people being eaten by the three-headed monster... ubblol ubblol ubblol

I'm sure one of the levels was Scunthorpe...


"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock

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