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I believe the only ones getting fooled with this
are the Magicians themselves.

The entertainment value comes from 'the lines', the personality,…and the inter-action.

The Magic is…..0.

Anyone ever think about trying a Servante?

…maybe goblets and bottle corks,…
……with a bottle of red wine, on the table, for fun.

Guys, the 'set-up',.. silver cups and little crochet balls,….
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I busk with a pouch and I'm honestly surprised how often I hear "where did that coconut come from?" after I reveal it under the hat. I wear the pouch the whole show, hate when I see someone put it on only at the end. Think it was right when said earlier that if the show is entertaining then Noone cares. That said, of course we should minimize the thought to them- for example I always refer to it as a pocket a few times during my cups and balls finale. Little mental stuff like that.
Been a busker since I was 14 from San Diego; Don Driver was my mentor along with many others like Jimmy Talksalot, Sleveless (Stephen Sloan), Bob Elliott.
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Interestingly I have found that putting on the pouch 'only at the end', is not problematic in any sense.
My experience anyways, as walking around with the pouch on earlier serves little purpose and is a bit awkward.
What do you folks think?
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I've known several magicians who perform cups-and-balls in their regular indoor platform shows who put on the pouch only for their cups-and-balls performances, and it seemed to work just fine. I believe Bob Sheets used to introduce his pouch when he put it on for cups-and-balls as his "magician's bag of tricks." On the other hand, I went in the other direction when I busked. I decided since I was wearing a pouch, to take advantage of it. And I started carrying most of my tricks in the pouch and working out of my pouch. This both normalized the pouch and allowed me to add material to my repertoire that was facilitated by a pouch. Carrying your show in your pouch also allows you to set-up and pack-up fast, and move about easily if you need to change locations quickly.
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