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Topic: Shell Game busted in LA
Message: Posted by: NJJ (Dec 9, 2009 06:22PM)
http://www.conman.com.au/news/shell-game-swindlers-busted-in-la/

Good news? Bad news? Nothing news?
Message: Posted by: NJJ (Dec 11, 2009 10:42PM)
Also...

http://www.conman.com.au/news/whats-a-meta-for/
Message: Posted by: mrunge (Dec 20, 2009 09:19AM)
And the motto of the story is??? Just use it for entertainment purposes and have fun!

Mark. :handcuffs:
Message: Posted by: gphrenol (Jan 17, 2010 02:40AM)
I have seen the games on LA streets. Fantastic stuff. People who do not have enough money slap down $100 bills on table and put their hand quickly on the shells and turn them over to see they have lost their money. They go into shock they were so sure.
This is all as the gamer is walking down the street with a cardboard table on his belt, and keep his eyes out on the cops. Their earthly street skills are fantastic. It would be a scary way to make a living. I will tell you seeing it on the street and for entertainment are two different things. Street people would fall flat doing it for entertainment, but are fantastic on the street. We are not talking something that hits the gut in impact. Oh and a magic enterainer doing this would not be long lived on those street.
Message: Posted by: NJJ (Jan 17, 2010 03:02AM)
I've never seen the belt tables live...would you mind describing it?

Also - what streets/areas in LA have you seen it?