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ReTurner
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Cardiff Wales
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I have stumbled in here by chance, but it seems to be the kind of place I needed to find.

I was crazy for magic from age 7-16, belonged to the Junior Section of the London Society of Magicians, etc. Gave it all up for schoolwork - which I dropped out of eventually.

Doing a street act in my 20s and 30s (mostly juggling, tumbling, fire, etc) got me using bits of that knowledge again - not just in the show, but in that important time afterwards when people want to talk to you - and close-up keeps the charm going.

I more or less stopped doing the street show a while ago - now I've turned 50, ended up with a straight job (on the computers in my local library) and seem to have caught the magic bug again as a hobby(thanks to the Web and the chance to track down obscure books). It's all pretty theoretical at the moment - I'm back in love with the lateral (or is that 'devious'?) thinking involved - though my hands seem rusty, and a lot of new moves got invented in the last 40 years!
mr. bart
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dear returner
welcome to the magic cafe!!! Smile Smile
Smile Smile Smile Smile
yours in magic
mr. bart
BroDavid
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America’s North Coast, Ohio
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Welcome Friend ReTurner!

Nice to have you find us as you have!

Although much seems new, much more is just a new look at some old moves!


I thin you will like it here!

BroDavid
If you stand for nothing, you will fall for anything.
Jimmy Lee
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Hello ReTurner,

Welcome to the Cafe.
The is the best there is! Enjoy your stay and I hope to read some of your post soon. Smile Smile
Magically Yours,

Jimmy...
a guy from a tropical island in South East Asia
..oops...where did he disappeared to????
Beetroot
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Hello ReTurner!!

The Web is certainly a useful tool when it comes to magic. It's interesting when you read posts saying "pop into your local magic store". Mine would be about two-hundred miles away I think.

The web brings it all to my doorstep, and how would I meet such an interesting group of people everyday with similar interests?

Good to have you with us.
stevebraley
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Welcome aboard.

Its never too late to rekindle the passion. We'll help each other along the way.
appletruth
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I've got back into magic after a few years of not doing it also. Enyoy the site.
Brian Proctor
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Whenever you need help with anything. This site will always be full of people willing to help you out. I hope your "ReTurn" is a memorable one. Make the best out of magic. Enjoy the Cafe.
Brian Smile
Peter Marucci
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Welcome aboard, ReTurner.
Been there myself and you're right: A lot has happened in the past 40 years.
But there are plenty of people on this board willing to help you fill in the gaps. Smile
Margarette
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Welcome to the cafe! Smile

Margarette
The only stupid question is the one not asked.
Dr. TORA
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Hi ReTurner Smile Smile Smile
Welcome to the Cafe where all the extraordinary skills meet. Please enjoy a cup of strong Turkish coffee on my bill.
Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
Magically Yours,

OZLEN TUNCER /Dr.TORA

Have you visited my new Website in English, yet?

www.magictora.com or www.torasmagic.com
RiffClown
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Welcome to the Cafe. You can stumble in but you'll gladly stay around.
Smile Smile
Rob "Riff, the Magical Clown" Eubank aka RiffClown
<BR>http://www.riffclown.com
<BR>Magic is not the method, but the presentation.
Michael J. Douglas
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Howdy, and welcome to the Cafe!

Smile
Michael J.
�Believe then, if you please, that I can do strange things.� --from Shakespeare�s �As You Like It�
Philemon Vanderbeck
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Well met ReTurner!

I find that WD-40 is excellent at removing rust, but I don't know what the equivalent would be in Wales.

:evilgrin:
Professor Philemon Vanderbeck
That Creepy Magician
"I use my sixth sense to create the illusion of possessing the other five."
Gerard
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Turkey
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Wellcome to the themagic cafe.
Hope you enjoy it.
Gardinski
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Greetings ReTurner,

Glad to have you back in the fraternity.
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