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I'm a magic consultant, magician and playing card expert. In my spare time, I like collecting antique, vintage and modern playing cards. I also like creating sleight of hand and other fun moves. But when I'm not holding cards, I'm reading, cooking, watching movies or playing card games with my wife. Given that you have had a successful career in magic, what would be some highlights in your personal curriculum vitae? I'm fortunate. I have a bunch. What sparked your interest in magic to begin with, and what is Stapleford granny sex dating about magic that you still love today?
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Do you use playing cards for anything other than card magic? I play card games with my wife all the time. Lately, we've been enjoying a lot of Monopoly Deal made by Cartamundi. She's savage and plays a mean game of cards.
I hardly ever win! As for flourishing, I still dabble. Though, I don't have the time to practice as much of it as I. It's true what they say; you must use it, or you lose it. Unquestionably, I'm exhilarated by this new generation of cardists and magicians.
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As the self-proclaimed 'king of playing card geeks', I approve of what's happening. Every day I wake up and see new decks appear for sale from different producers, all around the globe. It's a playing card aficionado's wet dream. Simply put, they offer a bit of happiness to those who find Hot hookers from 78253 of themselves represented within the de, color, and even texture of the deck.