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Old 02-16-06, 07:23 PM   #1
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Talking Knive Juggling Rutine

I'm trying to figure out how I can include an audience member in a knive juggling rutine. Any Ideas?

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Old 02-17-06, 08:15 AM   #2
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Default It's can be risky

First, you have to be damn good with those knives.
I used to do a routine based on the old club passing cigarette knock out.
Basically I juggled the knives and cut the cigarette from a voluteers mouth.
There was a whole set up to it with a lot of comedy. It went down well with the crowd.
I also used to have an audience member throw in a fourth knife also.
Of course, there is the old walk of death. Never done it myself, but many people have with varying success.
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Old 02-17-06, 02:14 PM   #3
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I don't think that the knives would be sharp enough to cut a cigarette as they are dube knives but how does the walk thing work as a finale? What do you do for that?
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Old 02-17-06, 03:11 PM   #4
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well, most of the time i just knocked the cigarette out of the mouth, but occasionaly it would break.
If you haven't seen the 'walk of death' routine before, then I'm not sure that I want to be the one to describe it to you.
I'd hate to be the one to prolong the life of it.
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Old 02-17-06, 11:09 PM   #5
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New thought. I don't think that any one would want to lie down, for the "Walk of Death" out doors during a street show which is how I primarily perform. Also I don't smoke and am not comforatable putting a cigarette in some one elses mouth for the other routine. Any other ideas?
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Old 02-17-06, 11:51 PM   #6
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balloons? substitute a balloon, a straw, hot dog, - with or without mustard, for the cig?
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Old 02-18-06, 12:19 AM   #7
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Great Idea! What about a bannanna or somthing? That could be really funny and it would be soft enough that the dube knives would actualy cut through it. Thanks alot Streatch!

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