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Postby Jerome the French » Oct 12th, '06, 10:17



I saw a version you can do in shorts...
Different method apparently.
I might get it soon.

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Postby Tomo » Oct 12th, '06, 10:31

Just out of interest, JB Magic are now stocking "Animated Shoelaces", which can be performed in shorts, for £12.95. I dunno, I mean how many methods can there be to perfrom this?

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Postby Jerome the French » Oct 12th, '06, 10:34

Tomo wrote:Just out of interest, JB Magic are now stocking "Animated Shoelaces", which can be performed in shorts, for £12.95. I dunno, I mean how many methods can there be to perfrom this?


Well the fact you wear shorts kinda spoils (in a good way) the 1st method, doesn't it?

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Postby Tomo » Oct 12th, '06, 10:39

True, Jerome, very true.

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Postby Jerome the French » Oct 12th, '06, 10:41

Tomo wrote:True, Jerome, very true.

Check it there:
http://themagicwarehouse.com/cgi-bin/fi ... tem=SP6312
the effect looks really good.

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Postby Stephen Ward » Oct 12th, '06, 11:54

The JB magic version does like good, i saw that listed on several shops.

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Postby I.D » Oct 12th, '06, 12:59

I like this trick and it gets great reactions.

The only thing I was not happy with was that it was apparantly a 3 second reset... BULL!! It takes about... 10 seconds lol

But that gripe only lasted about 3 seconds as the reset time is not important for this.

Simple yet effective

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Postby Sir_Digby_Chicken_Ceaser » Apr 10th, '07, 15:44

I got the STS a few days ago in plymouth and i absoloutley love it.

It is one of those impromptu to tricks what you can do any time by itself and still walk away leaving the spectators jaws on the ground.

The gimmick is simple and easy to prepare and even easier to use.

As I.D. said the trick is more of a 10 second reset but that is fairly minor

I'd give it 9/10

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Postby Brookish » Apr 12th, '07, 20:30

I really like this trick, I've done it a few times to different people and they just can't believe it. A friend of mine does it with both shoes (obviously not at the same time), which is cool.

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Postby ZEW_ZZ » Apr 14th, '07, 06:47

I like this trick too :)
I think this trick can be become an icebreaker :D:D :wink:

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self tying shoelaces

Postby roddy » Apr 16th, '07, 15:47

It's quite easy to affect to stumble which draws attention to your untied
shoelace allowing you to make some comment before doing the effect.

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Postby Peacock » Apr 16th, '07, 20:27

cool

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Postby Surfing Dude » May 29th, '07, 16:16

Tomo wrote:Just out of interest, JB Magic are now stocking "Animated Shoelaces", which can be performed in shorts, for £12.95. I dunno, I mean how many methods can there be to perfrom this?


The effect looks very good, started to get interested in that....STS is still a good one you can go out with all the time with only a 10 sec reset. It's a good buy.

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Postby samcat » Jun 5th, '07, 21:59

I have used two in the past... One foot with laces untied, other foot laces tied...

Once untied ones tie themselves spectators are like :shock: do it again... Untie other lace, perform..

So simple yet so effective.

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This trick

Postby AceofHearts » Jul 3rd, '07, 19:04

This trick is a decent trick when done correctly it's a jaw dropper. However, things to watch for are:
1. You can do it too fast aka making a noise
2. You can do it too slow therefore making it easy to figure out.
3. Takes practice so the above doesn't happen.
4. When your Gimmick Breaks like it did for me its hard to find a replacement part that is exactly the same with the same features.

Other than that it's a decent trick and recommend for beginners.

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