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amazingboz
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I am looking to buy this wonderful illusion from anyone who has a used one. Also, I would like to network with anyone who is willing to share with me, as I am new at the art of venting.
Thanks,
AmazingBoz aka Phil Smile
cmwalden
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I've used the bird on arm illusion (the non-animated one). I like it. It looks much better than having your arm stuffed up the animal's...

I'm not a master vent or anything, but I'm happy to talk privately if you have questions or want to bounce around some ideas. Please feel free to send a private message, or use my email address from the profile.
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DanTheMagicMan
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Edgewater, Maryland USA
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Hi,

I use one (check out my pic with Axtell's
"Vern" on the left). Axtell sells the Axtrax CD's on his website, which includes routines for birds. I like looking at the scripts on his website (which you can view for free) to get ideas for routines (I have bought a few too). Also, there are bird joke books at the Maher Studios web site, http://www.maherstudios.com which are good when developing routines.

It can take some time to develop a routine to go along with it if you don't want to use a canned script like Axtrax provides. I find myself continually evolving the routine, which includes magic. However, the kids love the bird, which they can relate to in a
"Sesame Street" sort of way.

Oops,

I forgot to mention the bird arm illusion. It's great. I would not use the bird without it. You have to decide if you want the left or right hand version when you order. I have learned to use the left hand for the puppet (even though I am right-handed) because I like to keep my right hand free for doing any "magic" that might be included in the routine.
Dan The Magic Man
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Budihaha
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Bandung - Indonesia
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Hi,

For ventriloquist networking, I sugest you to join ventriloquist mailing list. There are several of it on http://www.yahoogroups.com and others.

The most active ventriloquist mailing list in yahoogroups is Worldvents.

Or you can attend several ventriloquist convention/festival. Check the dates on the mailing list.

Hope this help you.

Regards,
Budi H. Hadiwarsito
Bandung - Indonesia
www.budihaha.com
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