The BAM boy has posted again. Don't all rush to go read it, it makes little sense. I think he's trying reverse psychology by saying "ohh I have been busted they think its me and it is, but it isn't, yarrrdy darrr". Sadly he's thicker than peter norths cock and the whole thing makes little sense.
I have had some email though and so rather than answer you individually, which I rarely do, here's my reply to BAM BAM's earlier post...
So let's take it apart shall we?
Not only is this guy a MCJ wannabe but he suffers from the same ridiculous moral fiber in which MCJ is made. I also have to give MCJ some credit... he appears to have bought the product or at least obtained a legal copy of the magic he reviews. Magic Whack has no clue, he watches demo videos of stuff and then tried to reverse engineer it and then makes claims to how the tricks suck. Never have I seen him give a positive review.
Magic demo's are there for us to see how good (or bad) and effect is. In all of the ones I've pulled apart, it's not been necessary to waste cash on the actual product to know that it's shit. Deface for example is so obvious and as one cafe member noted it wouldn't fool his dog.
I don't have to try to reverse engineer stuff - its OBVIOUS how it works and over an above the method - I am commenting on the overall effect (or often the lack of one).
People make up their own minds about what to buy, and I don't pretend to have bought a product if I haven't. So when magicians read my comments they know I am basing my views on a demo and nothing more.
As for not giving a postive review, I don't need to - go read Genii or Magic for those.
At least MCJ at times likes some of the things he “BUYS.” I have found if I buy something I tend to respect it a little more. Kind of reminds me of the kid who was raised in a rich family as opposed to a poor family. He cares nothing for his gifts or objects he possesses but the poor kid wish he had it.
I guess you've lucked out and mainly bought good things then. I don't think paying for Deface would make anyone respect it more - it would just piss them off. Which kind of reminds me of the parable of the boy who had $10 to spend and he bought deface because although it looked like a piece of shit he was convinced he could make something of it and that buying it would give him the respect for it he so badly needed. The package came in the mail and he opened it and followed the instructions, he showed his friends and each of them said it was the lamest piece of smelly shit they had ever seen. He played with it some more, experiemented with the handling and fine tuned it and then showed his friends once more. Again they mocked him and said 'that trick smells worse than Burgers cock after it's been up a mans ass all night. Finally the boy took it to a wise old magician, who gave the kid some well known advice... he said "sonny, you cannot polish a turd".
Let’s start with the top post. Defaced by Chastain Criswell – he totally rips this thing a new one. I have seen the video and I think it is a decent effect, however I can agree with whack on one thing, the method he gives appears to be on the head. Does that make it bad? Does that warrant a massive amount of vulgar language and off colored comments about the guy who invented it?
Let's see - does the fact the method smells and the effect is garbage warrant me saying so? Yes.
Does it warrant me saying vulgar things about it's creator - maybe not, but fuck it's fun.
I personally own TAG by Chastain Criswell but I have yet to get Deface, and I would say it is one of the best effects I bought in years! (How many years you ask?) I would say around 30 give or take a few.
What a coincidence.
As stated above, who knows this guys situation? How do we know he doesn’t need
this to live? Who knows how much it cost him to make the tricks or how much he
makes off of it?
Here's a tip BAM BAM - if you want to make money selling tricks to magicians - make them good ones. I don't give a flying fuck what they cost you to make - they are shit. I don't care if you don't sell any because their shit and you starve on the streets and have to resort to giving blow jobs to bikers to make a couple bucks for food.
Also this guy makes statements about how “One” line of the effect is written and all through his post he totally misspelled lying. (Lieing)
OHHHHH FUCK. Put me in the electric chair and fry my ass, I spelled a word wrong. That proves all that I say is not worth believing. Look - if you are going to write ad copy, you owe it to yourself and your customers to PROOF read it and not be lazy. I don't get paid for writing this shit, I don't give a crap if it's lying, lieing, laying or lion.
But, that is not all; he ripped apost on a FORUM for MAGICIANS because he didn’t like the content? Due stop reading it and give it no more thought. This was a moment in person life that he holds fond and wanted to share and you then turn around and become judge of who should post and what they should post?
Yeah get over it fuck face.
Dude, you have not a clue as to what makes a good post or what makes magic, magic so you should pack your bags and move to the country and slop pigs for the rest of your life! YOU HAVE NO CLUE! Can I say it again or do you get it now?
And that's where you're wrong. Seems most magicians agree with me that Deface is shit. I think you are the one with NO CLUE as to what is magic - let's face it, you think Deface is a trick.
Then he proceeds to review aDVD he does not even own, AGAIN! Now I watched the Demo video and I should say by all accounts it appears he is correct in what is contained in the DVD. However does he know for sure? I mean a card trick is a card trick, a rope trick is a rope trick, a classic force is a classic force but many people have videos and books and packaged effects out that use these same principles. I don’t know how accurate naming a classic force after yourself, but who knows what he has done with it? Mark Mason does a classic force with a different “move”and I
believe he renamed it. HOW MANY PASSES ARE THEIR? And the rope trick was not even long enough for him to assume, the card trick that appears to be immaculate Connection by Paul Harris may just be that but can you honestly say?
How do I know for sure - because it's fucking obvious you dumb prick. And to say "a card trick is a card trick" is stupid too. From your attitude it's ok to steal other peoples tricks and call them your own on the basis that 'a trick is a trick'? I am puzzled over what you mean.
I believe Mark Mason has the 'Attitude force' and it's quite different from a classic force. If you watch the demo of it (real world magic DVD) - its obvious what the difference is. It's also fairly apparent how the force works, but I got to say it looks good (there you go a positive review).
There's a difference between a trick using a principle and a trick being THE SAME as another trick. One is using a move, the other is stealing.
The rest of that paragraph is just a dick clutching at straws and it's not worth the key strokes to reply.
So BAM BAM/Chastain/Automark/Enigma/etc - you can say over and over that I don't have a clue what makes good magic - I think its obvious that I do. I also think its apparent that you don't and that you haven't really studied magic before you began dumping stuff out into the magic marketplace.
Ohh one more thing - I loved this comment in BAM BAM's blog...
Maybe these guys should try accepting Jesus and his teachings into their daily lives. Who knows maybe they have and have only forgotten what Christianity is about?