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Old 11-25-09, 09:12 AM   #1
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My website is 99% finished, http://www.detroitmichiganmagician.com
Does anyone have any suggestions or comments for improvements?
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Old 11-26-09, 12:41 PM   #2
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Default arg.

I'll try to give more of an in-depth look later, but after a quick glance it is very slick. And, the "pick a card and I'll make it disappear" thing is driving me absolutely crazy. Nice work.
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Old 11-26-09, 01:38 PM   #3
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Old 11-27-09, 12:24 AM   #4
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Thanks to both of you for your time.
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Old 11-27-09, 01:09 AM   #5
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If you're going for the kid's birthday party market, you've hit the nail on the head. In two clicks I knew everything I needed to know about what you offer and what you do. I'd say the site is very effective.

Personally, I thought the color scheme and flashy animations and sound effects were not very appealing... but that's ME. I'm not the type of person who would be hiring you. I actually think that stuff WOULD appeal to the clients you're targeting (if I'm correct to assume that's kids shows.)

And I watched your promo video and thought you looked like a fun dude.

I'm pretty certain this web site will help you get work.
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Old 11-27-09, 05:32 AM   #6
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Yes, Jim, my goal is to target children performances with that site. I did go thru a lot of ups and downs putting the site together. I am glad I have it done.

Since the present site is in flash, I will be putting another one serving the same purpose together in html. It will help with SEO.

I am also planning on working on other websites so it cover other purposes (cooperate, theatrical, etc).

Thanks buddy.
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Old 11-28-09, 06:35 AM   #7
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And, the "pick a card and I'll make it disappear" thing is driving me absolutely crazy. Nice work.
You honestly don't see how that's done ?
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Old 11-28-09, 11:47 AM   #8
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You honestly don't see how that's done ?
Magic thru the feel of the mind.
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Old 11-29-09, 12:25 AM   #9
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Hi, Dynamike.
A quick comment:
When I went to your site, on my computer monitor the bottom few lines - containing your phone number - needed to be scrolled down to. Is it just some computer monitors that this happens on [I may have too many tool bars at the top of my screen], or is that the way the page ended up? If the page MUST be scrolled down to get your contact phone number, I'd say get that information up above the initially-seen base.
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Old 11-29-09, 11:08 PM   #10
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You honestly don't see how that's done ?
Yeah I agree... That was easy to figure out... well for me lol...
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nope. maybe i'm an idiot. i know a lot of mentalist tricks and tend to be good with puzzles and numbers, but for some reason i know i'm missing something simple here and it is completely irritating the crap out of me. perhaps if i get more Stoned...
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No, you are no idiot, Elbonko. But you are right, it is mentalism. I started studying that 3 years ago. It differs from magic because it requires the mind. I am able to feel what you are thinking of when are thinking hard. A least you know how to concentrate. Others are not strong thinkers like you.
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Very, very slick. The loading time's a bit high.
Love the pic of you staring down the bunny!
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nope. maybe i'm an idiot. i know a lot of mentalist tricks and tend to be good with puzzles and numbers, but for some reason i know i'm missing something simple here and it is completely irritating the crap out of me. perhaps if i get more Stoned...
Lol, guy I'll give you the secret if you PM or e-mail me. Nick@StonedMagic.com
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Lol, guy I'll give you the secret if you PM or e-mail me. Nick@StonedMagic.com
The Golden Rule is "A good performer never reveals a magician's secret." It took me years to learn mentalism dealing with how to focus my mind in that effect. Everyday new people come to my website to watch my effect. I may be in the middle of something, but I always have to focus my mind in the right direction to make sure I get in right. One day I had the wrong card, I felt really bad. Just do not forget the Golden Rule.
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Yeah, well, we've been off the gold standard for decades.

Stoned, thanks for not patronizing me. I'll tell you any juggler secret you ever want to know.

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Old 12-02-09, 01:22 AM   #17
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The Golden Rule is "A good performer never reveals a magician's secret." It took me years to learn mentalism dealing with how to focus my mind in that effect. Everyday new people come to my website to watch my effect. I may be in the middle of something, but I always have to focus my mind in the right direction to make sure I get in right. One day I had the wrong card, I felt really bad. Just do not forget the Golden Rule.
I understand man... But I'm not exposing it publicly. And also it's not as if he were just any person... He is a performer him self. Not like he's going to make a video explaining to Youtube how it's done.
Knowledge is the greatest thing we as Humans have... So I see no problem sharing what I have learned in my years of magic and sideshow.
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Yeah, well, we've been off the gold standard for decades.

Stoned, thanks for not patronizing me. I'll tell you any juggler secret you ever want to know.

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Um... actually I'm a crappy juggaler lol. I can do the 3 ball cascade... I've managed to juggle like 8 seconds a few times while sword swallowing.
I want to juggle fire balls... any input on how I could get started with that?
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The Golden Rule is "A good performer never reveals a magician's secret." It took me years to learn mentalism dealing with how to focus my mind in that effect. Everyday new people come to my website to watch my effect. I may be in the middle of something, but I always have to focus my mind in the right direction to make sure I get in right. One day I had the wrong card, I felt really bad. Just do not forget the Golden Rule.
Dude. We're your colleagues, not your marks. Slow down the posting and do some reading.
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Dude. We're your colleagues, not your marks. Slow down the posting and do some reading.
Looks who's talking.
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