New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BillD » Sun Aug 16, 2015 11:00 am

Hi Niels......welcome from sunny France and from not so sunny Scotland (I'm originally from Scotland). Bill.
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby Niels_Jitterbug » Sun Aug 16, 2015 4:46 pm

Hi BillD, a Scotsman as a neighbour...nice to meet you. What is your collection like? Only the ones you like best, or a complete collection (as complete as can be)? And do you perform, or are just interested in the 'mechanics'?
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BillD » Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:19 am

Hi Niels.......a bit about myself from my introduction to the forum last year.......I am a "Member of the Magic Circle" (London) and IBM (International and British Ring). My magic interests are varied, but unfortunately, I have limited opportunities to perform nowadays. I like to collect quality magic effects and over the years I have managed to put together a good collection from inventors, such as: Richard Gerlitz, Anverdi, Alan Warner, Kent Bergmann, Owen Magic Supreme, Wayne Mattox, Outlaw Effects, Lebanon Circle Magic, Magic Wagon, Collectors Workshop / Viking, François Danis, Thomas Pohle - to name but a few.....and of course Tenyo.
From a collectors perspective, I like to buy the new Tenyo effects when they come out each year.......but, I did go through a phase a few years ago of buying / collecting some of the unused (sealed) older discontinued effects, which I keep meaning to catalogue.
When I retired to France with my wife two years ago I was hoping to have plenty of time to focus on magic, but my other passion, rock drumming, has become the key activity in my life, especially now that I am a member of a new local band…..we are currently practicing a lot and have a few gigs planned. Bill.
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby kellebotond » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:05 pm

Wellcome Niels
Tenyo Rocks!!! :–)
http://www.illuziomesterei.hu
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby SimonC » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:24 pm

cool, we have the makings of an FSO house band here :)
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BillD » Mon Aug 17, 2015 2:34 pm

Simon, I have been playing drums on and off for about 30 years. I had actually hung up my sticks when I left the UK, but the urge was still there, and as they say, the rest is history. However, I am still trying to get used to some of the French rock classics and at the same time convert the others in the band to some traditional rock music.
Sounds like you need to make another trip to the south (if you can) and bring your instruments with you.
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby SimonC » Mon Aug 17, 2015 3:12 pm

that sounds most appealing. BluBob is a mean guitarist too ;)
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BluBob » Mon Aug 17, 2015 6:50 pm

Thank you Simon, BluBob can get reasonably blue on occasion.

BAND NAME:

The FSO's
The Ultra Tubes
Sidetracked By Tenyo
The Squeezeplays
Billscapes
Tricky Business
The Moons Of Jupiter
Geometricks
Moonspinners
Krazy Keys
Enchanted Strings

and now, on with the show ...
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BillD » Tue Aug 18, 2015 7:55 am

BluBob......some good names there......also, how about the following for a Rock Band......

Mystic Ruby
Infinitum
Excalibur
Paradox
Time Capsule
Mr. Rabbit
The Ninja Experiment
Bare Bones
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby Richard W » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:38 am

How about Cups and Balls. :D
"Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand." Kurt Vonnegut
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby SimonC » Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:25 am

nice :)
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby Brett H » Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:36 am

The Invisible Man & the Magician's Finger
Where's my colon?!
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BluBob » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:33 pm

What's in a Tenyo Band name?
Aren't Bands fun?

I've made a living playing music for many many years.
No regrets, wouldn't change a thing.
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby SimonC » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:49 pm

Magicians finger is good, reminds me of spinal tap 'smell the glove'
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby SimonC » Tue Aug 18, 2015 12:50 pm

if you haven't heard bobs band check them out on YouTube, they're brilliant.
if you haven't heard my band count yourself lucky ;)
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Re: New Belgian Tenyo-collector, infected beyond repair

Postby BluBob » Tue Aug 18, 2015 4:40 pm

Simon, YOU have a fabulous voice!
I haven't heard your entire band, but it would naturally be awesome with you in it.
Having the RIGHT people, with checked egos, is usually the big hurdle with a Band.
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