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Topic: Hello all!
Message: Posted by: Neil Marriott (Jan 5, 2003 05:40PM)
Hello there,

I'm Neil Marriott from Oxfordshire in merry old England. I'm 17 and am in my final year of studying A-levels before going onto college and university.

I think i've always been into magic as it has always attracted my attention when and wherever i've seen it. My first memorable experience of it was probably when my aunt made a coin appear from behind my ear when I was at an early age.

I got my first magic set at around 7 years old and I remember practicing a show for my sister's 6th birthday party :) In the past year or so my want to practice magic again reappeared with my dabbling in card tricks I found floating around the internet and have now began purchasing books and visiting magic shops to help me progress further.

My main reason for my love of magic is for the entertainment of other people and the responses I get. This was proven to me the other week when I was playing around with cards in my sixth form common room and performing a few simple key card locations. The responses I got were really great and its pleases me that i'm helping to entertain others :D

I love magic in all its forms and I hope to help experience and learn more about it through this forum and the people who inhabit it.

Cya at the messageboards :wavey:
Message: Posted by: John Clarkson (Jan 5, 2003 05:51PM)
Welcome, Neil, and thanks for letting us get to know you a little bit. The Magic Café is a special place where you will learn a lot and be able to help others, too. I look forward to your posts.
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Message: Posted by: Lee Marelli (Jan 6, 2003 04:39PM)
Welcome!You have come to the right place. There is something here for everyone. Do not forget to post, because that is the fun of the Café. Enjoy!
Message: Posted by: Blair Marshall (Jan 6, 2003 04:48PM)
Hi Neil,

You will have to keep us posted on happenings in "Merrie Olde England, I am always interested in the magic specials your BBC runs. Over here in Canada one of our stations ran about 3 years worth of John Daniel. Really enjoyed him. Who is new and on the tele over there?

Blair Marshall
"ShaZzam!"
Message: Posted by: Neil Marriott (Jan 6, 2003 05:01PM)
To be honest there's not a lot of magic on our screens at present as it's mainly just been the 'David Blaine' and 'Masked Magician' shows on repeat over christmas. However there was a 'Derren Brown' mentalist marathon on the other night which was pretty cool.

Oh and Paul Daniels is on 'Ready, Steady, Cook' :)
Message: Posted by: Blair Marshall (Jan 6, 2003 05:03PM)
Many Thanks, I believe there is a "Happening" forum around here, so keep us posted.

Blair Marshall
"ShaZzam!"
Message: Posted by: Dave Scribner (Jan 6, 2003 05:07PM)
Welcome to the Café, Neil. You've found the best place on the web. There's something for everyone here. Have a snack on my bill while you check out the menu. :hamburger: :pepsi:
Message: Posted by: Dr. TORA (Jan 9, 2003 02:46PM)
Hi Neil,
A very nice resume indeed and it is always nice to see another youngman arriving. You say you love magic...That is the common point of all the folks here... Do not hesitate to participate in the discussions. Please have a cup of Turkish coffee with milk on my bill.
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