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I just came across this clip of Doc Eason performing Extreme Burn, he has an interesting presentation especially suited for these economic times:

http://www.ultimatetaxi.com/doc_eason_pe......rick.htm
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I love this effect.
I wished we had same sized bills in our country. I don't like changing from plain paper..
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On 2009-03-14 08:00, kopgamer wrote:
I love this effect.
I wished we had same sized bills in our country. I don't like changing from plain paper..


I live in Europe and we use Euros. Different bills have different sizes and different colors. So I bought a kind of paper almost the same color of the 1 euro bills and printed monopoly money on it. On one side of the monopoly bills I put my own face. So I change monopoly money for euros and get great reactions.
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If anyone wants the images, ready for print (4 monopoly bills per sheet), one euro size PM me.

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I live in Manchester and support Manchester United.They are owned by an American Company so I change pieces of a Manchester United Program into dollars.
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On 2009-03-13 15:33, Bill Beach wrote:
I just came across this clip of Doc Eason performing Extreme Burn, he has an interesting presentation especially suited for these economic times:

http://www.ultimatetaxi.com/doc_eason_pe......rick.htm


I really enjoyed reading the Aspen Bar Magic issue with Doc Eason. He sounds like a cool dude. So, this isn't a personal attack.

But, in that video Doc's handling was very shockingly sloppy; you can clearly see he had barely practiced the moves. (his get ready was painfully slow and the "underground" change he did was slow as well)

Anyway, his presentation with the kitschy-drawn $10's did nothing for me. In my opinion I would have gone the route of doubling your money by changing $1's into $2's. Or, go all out and do $1's to $100's since it was just a one time demo video.

I do like changing $1's into $10's because of the very visual color change you get from going from green to orange. Sometimes if you just go from green to green it takes a beat for them to realize it changed.

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On 2009-03-13 15:33, Bill Beach wrote:
I just came across this clip of Doc Eason performing Extreme Burn, he has an interesting presentation especially suited for these economic times:

http://www.ultimatetaxi.com/doc_eason_pe......rick.htm

I was actually surprised to see Doc "flash" in this!
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Just to set it straight... and maybe I should have the ultimate taxi re shoot it...I had just started playing with it when Jon shot it.. since that time I have performed it a thousand more times.. it is hopefully a lot smoother..and that flash doesn't happen these days. I have done away with the funky 10's in the corners.. ones to hundies is the way to go.. that being said, if you don't want to tie up all that money, the funky 10's provide a little comedy and still allow you to do that startling change. Extreme burn is in my mind a perfect trick. I like it much better than its predecessors. That little something extra makes all the difference in the world.
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I thought it just showed what a perfect trick this even with a "flash" it's a layman killer and negates the need for any other version
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On 2009-03-20 23:25, doceason wrote:
Just to set it straight... and maybe I should have the ultimate taxi re shoot it...I had just started playing with it when Jon shot it.. since that time I have performed it a thousand more times.. it is hopefully a lot smoother..and that flash doesn't happen these days. I have done away with the funky 10's in the corners.. ones to hundies is the way to go.. that being said, if you don't want to tie up all that money, the funky 10's provide a little comedy and still allow you to do that startling change. Extreme burn is in my mind a perfect trick. I like it much better than its predecessors. That little something extra makes all the difference in the world.


Cool, thanks for writing Doc. What are your reactions like?

I always try to do the money change when I pay for things. The cashiers are like, what!? wow! lol..

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On 2009-03-20 23:25, doceason wrote:
Just to set it straight... and maybe I should have the ultimate taxi re shoot it...I had just started playing with it when Jon shot it...


Wow. I guess I shouldn't feel so bad about getting something new & then taking it away from the mirror and out into the great wide open a bit too soon.

Just watched the Extreme Burn DVD. Richard Sanders is truly a sick man. And I mean that in the very best way possible. Smile

Very exciting stuff.
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Probably obvious answer to this, but...

I reckon we're not talking about ironing the gimmick, right, as it would create a mess due to the... ?
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Go on Monopoly website: http://www.hasbro.com/games/kid-games/mo......ametools Download the file on the right side of the screen. Goto to a printing store and match them up with the exact size of your money.. Change green Monopoly 20's to real twenties!! You will get some looks when pulling out and trying to spend Monopoly money then freak them out with real cash! Works great for kids and adults!
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My poor grandfather nearly stroked when he saw this, the medical bill is coming your way Mr. Sanders. Smile
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Nice idea Kevinr! Im going to do that.
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On 2009-03-28 23:45, Kevinr wrote:
Go on Monopoly website: http://www.hasbro.com/games/kid-games/mo......ametools Download the file on the right side of the screen. Goto to a printing store and match them up with the exact size of your money.. Change green Monopoly 20's to real twenties!! You will get some looks when pulling out and trying to spend Monopoly money then freak them out with real cash! Works great for kids and adults!


That's a good idea! Thanks for the link as well.

Doug

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Awesome idea! The 20's even got the same colour as real euro-twenties, just perfect.
Thanks Kevinr!
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Title: Extreme Burn by Richard Sanders
Medium: DVD with required item to make gaff
Arena: close up, parlor
Available: Any shop, distributed by Murphys Magic Supplies

I can’t remember all the titles but over the years there have been releases of routines on changing bills from one denomination to another. All the ones I’ve seen look very good and from a magical stand point this is a great type of routine to perform. It uses every day items and visually it is just stunning. Extreme Burn by Richard Sanders is a DVD of a version that is beautifully visual and gives multiple methods of using the gimmick to make the change in the bills. The basic effect is, as said, you openly show a number of bills, you can use sheets of paper if you want, and then in a blink the bills have changed in full view to another denomination. Dai Vernon would be proud of that description. The DVD is very well shot and the sound is top notch. For some reason I always have issues with the authoring, if that is the right term, on the menus when it comes to Richards DVDs, it may be me. I just have a problem navigating the menu or DVD at times, in this case I would get what he was explaining and click to next chapter and nothing ever happened. That is far from a deal breaker as this is the best DVD on this type of effect I’ve seen and I’ve seen most of them.

On Extreme Burn you get to make your own set up, a special item is provided that is incorporated into the building. The items used to make the gimmick can be found on a trip to the office supply or drug store and other than the bills the materials will only set you back a few bucks. You can, of course, make up a practice gimmick and not use bills at all. The instructions are very clear and Richard does an excellent job in his explanations. I actually enjoy making gimmicks and as long as you work slowly and with a bit of care you should have no problem at all making up the gimmick. It should be noted that the bills you change from and to must be the same size, you may be able to trim bills down if in countries that don’t have the right size bills. While you can use other paper to make up the gimmick, a change from coupons to cash for instance, the material bills are made from, in the US at least, are perfect because they are flexible and are tough, being they are actually a cloth. Experiment if you want but I do suggest going the bill route.

The instructions on how to do the different switches, again, are really well done. This is one of those effects that even though you know how it is done you’ll be fooled, it looks that good. Follow what Richard says, listen to his tips about the small details, and you’ll soon pick up the knack in doing this great routine. You get nine methods of doing the change including Richards original release “Slow Burn”. Which method of doing the change is best depends on you and your performing situation. Some work better face to face, others kill surrounded. I could find no fault with anything Richard taught or said and to be honest I went back over the set up instructions because some of the changes looked so good I couldn’t believe it was the gimmick explained being used. You really have to see this to appreciate how good it is. I think this routine would work for strolling, table work, and I’ve put together some routines for use in trade show type effects. For those of you who are into the impromptu style street assassin magic this would be great for you too. Think about it, you walk up to pay for an item and it comes out to $56 bucks and you pull out five dollars. You show the clerk the five dollars and then say your spiel and, viola, the bills change to twenties and you pay for your item. You’ll get the reaction and attention you are desperate for.

This is just a great effect and you can’t go wrong with Richards version and handling. I continue to be impressed with Richard Sanders and his releases and I can’t imagine anyone not being happy with this effect. Very well done, excellent magic.
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Today a magic friend showed me Extreme Burn.
THAT was a great experience.
Sooner or later I will add this to my close up arsenal...

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I had Extreme Burn for a while and made two gimmicks since the purchase. I modified it a bit with the "Prophet" design to make the change faces-to-faces. I have been having fun performing this. The gimmick makes it easy. The smack change needs to be practiced but the other changes are fairly easy.

Great DVD. Smile
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