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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby jon_kent » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:11 am



Just got the trilby connection dvds by anthony and it is brilliant !

I've got RIP, the manchurian approach and now this and for me this is the best one !

It shows Anthony teaching a complete beginner so you basically get to sit in on a 1 to 1 lesson with him and see what the beginner did wrong and so on.

Special features are more street performances and out takes where you get to see what a cool bloke Anthony is !

With all 3 of Anthonys products im going to be as prepared as you can be to be the hypnotist........SLEEP :)

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Chris Black » Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:04 am

jon_kent wrote:Just got the trilby connection dvds by anthony and it is brilliant !

I've got RIP, the manchurian approach and now this and for me this is the best one !

It shows Anthony teaching a complete beginner so you basically get to sit in on a 1 to 1 lesson with him and see what the beginner did wrong and so on.

Special features are more street performances and out takes where you get to see what a cool bloke Anthony is !

With all 3 of Anthonys products im going to be as prepared as you can be to be the hypnotist........SLEEP :)


Is that the £82 box? Or is there a cheaper one-disc option available?

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Alec Burns » Thu Oct 06, 2011 10:05 am

jon_kent wrote:Just got the trilby connection dvds by anthony and it is brilliant !

I've got RIP, the manchurian approach and now this and for me this is the best one !

It shows Anthony teaching a complete beginner so you basically get to sit in on a 1 to 1 lesson with him and see what the beginner did wrong and so on.

Special features are more street performances and out takes where you get to see what a cool bloke Anthony is !

With all 3 of Anthonys products im going to be as prepared as you can be to be the hypnotist........SLEEP :)

In that case can you hypnotise me into not succumbing to my CUPS anymore? RIP is awesome and now I want to buy this. ARGHHH is there no end to this?!!

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Beardy » Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:04 am

Hehe - I wrote this review before I even started Uni...

I have now graduated Uni, and it is still top of the page!

Signs of a well-written review I guess...nothing about the product itself ;)

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby liverpool 7 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:24 pm

I ordered The trilby connection from Headhacking last Monday afternoon and it arrived Tuesday morning. :D I've only watched the first disc so far and it really is superb. It's given me more confidence to get out there and try it on complete strangers. :D

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby DaveM » Thu Oct 06, 2011 12:37 pm

You guys need to stop talking about how good it is... I'm trying to save up for Blackpool here!

I can see me getting Manchurian Approach in the next couple of months.

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby jon_kent » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:21 pm

Alec Kobain wrote:In that case can you hypnotise me into not succumbing to my CUPS anymore? RIP is awesome and now I want to buy this. ARGHHH is there no end to this?!!

Alec


Lol sorry mate, you need to read the tool review thread to see my opinion on CUPS ;)

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Ste Porterfield » Thu Oct 06, 2011 11:07 pm

I think I'm going to enrol on the course in May in London next year. In fact I'll start a new thread.

Would love the real-world experience but with the tutelage of Ant.

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Chris Black » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:04 pm

Ste Porterfield wrote:I think I'm going to enrol on the course in May in London next year. In fact I'll start a new thread.

Would love the real-world experience but with the tutelage of Ant.


So would I, but I can't afford £80 for the dvd's at the moment nevermind the £575 for the two day course. If the T Shirt empire takes off in the next couple of months, however, I will see you there.

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby TheStoner » Sun Nov 20, 2011 6:51 pm

Just thought I'd bump this back up to the top where it rightly belongs. Would be interesting to hear from any of the people who recently bought RiP about their hypno exploits. Tell all dudes!

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby magicbob123 » Sun Jan 08, 2012 9:03 am

my copy arived yesterday!!! i didnt post this then because i couldnt put the book down (perhaps it was hypnosis!!!) im currently going in to looking at inductions and cant wait to try them out!!!

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Jebus » Mon Jan 09, 2012 3:38 pm

First off, Anthony... tip o' the hat to ya for a great, straight-to-the-point book. I purchased the book two years ago, but have never got up the nerve to try it out on anyone. It's not really a confidence thing - as I've read the book several times and have watched many videos - and I'm pretty certain it would work, but my main hangup is what happens or what do I do if it doesn't work?

I've only attempted it once (handshake induction) on a really good friend (thought he'd be a good subject as I know he's been hypnotized before), and had the 'deer in headlights' look from him, but just couldn't pull the trigger. I'm pretty sure if I would have continued, he would have went under.

My fear is that when I command someone to sleep, it doesn't work, and I'm left looking like a bit of an idiot. The other thing is a bit of a trust issue. If I attempt to hypnotize a friend using a handshake induction (without their consent beforehand), and it doesn't work, they'll obviously know that I was trying to hypnotize them - which I feel would make me look 'shady' and they would probably lose trust in me (I guess for good reason... haha... but of course they'd think I'd be hypnotizing them for malicious reasons to make them do stupid things - which may be true... :D ).

Do you, or anyone else, have any suggestions on how to get over this? Or what to do/say if a handshake induction doesn't work?

Thanks

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Heckler » Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:33 pm

If it doesn't work it doesn't work, it's not a magic trick.

Start small, gain confidence, do sticky fingers and other suggestability tests to plant the seed in your friends' minds that you are a Hyponotist but also to improve your confidence. They have to believe in your abilities, but more importantly as Anthony says, you have to believe in them. Going straight to a handshake induction from nothing is rather like shaking hands on a first date and asking if they like golden showers.

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby Jebus » Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:39 pm

Thanks for the advice Heckler... although I'm not sure about the golden shower comment... haha!

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Re: Reality Is Plastic - one of the best purchases I've made

Postby daxi » Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:05 pm

My arrived today. Not read it yet but it's good to see Dave Elman, the inventor of the rapid induction getting a well deserved mention.

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