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New Member from Canada

Postby Nitrous_doug » Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:22 pm

Hi Guys,
I'm a retired doctor from Canada. Been interested in magic for most of my life and included it in my work for many years. Now, I'm interested in developing props and gimmicked effects with my metal shop.

I was a chemist before medicine so that has been useful with magic as a hobby.

I'm looking forward to meeting folks with similar interests.
Take care
Doug
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby SimonC » Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:33 pm

Hi Doug, nice to have you here, if you've got a mind for creating tricks and bouncing ideas around you're in the right place :)
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby VictorS » Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:03 pm

Welcome Doug. Always nice to have a new member here :)
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby PeterW » Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:54 pm

Welcome From a fellow Canadian! Doug it sounds like you will fit right in with the group!
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Jaime C. » Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:42 am

Welcome aboard Doc! :)
don't CHASE your dreams...rather COOK them...
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby JohnM » Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:42 am

Welcome Doc,

Doc really wanted to be here because we had some problems getting him on and he was persistent which is wonderful.

Doc, you will really like being here, we are a very creative group and love brainstorming and creating things and you will be our first Metal Worker.

Cool Beans,
John

P.S. Another prominent member here, John B, has a PhD in Chemistry as well.
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Brett H » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:51 am

Welcome, Doctor! Glad you can join us!

What Tenyo have you acquired so far?
Where's my colon?!
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby BluBob » Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:49 am

Welcome Dr. Doug.

Heavy metal Eh?
Me, I play the Blues. ~ :lol: ~
and now, on with the show ...
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Nitrous_doug » Wed Dec 30, 2015 2:15 pm

Seems my efforts will pay off!
I certainly am looking forward to some brainstorming.
I've found the "what still stumps you" thread - some clever thinking there!
Thanks for the warm welcome!
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby JohnM » Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:26 am

Nitrous_doug wrote:Seems my efforts will pay off!
I certainly am looking forward to some brainstorming.
I've found the "what still stumps you" thread - some clever thinking there!
Thanks for the warm welcome!
Doug


There is probably a lot more in the Members Only Section.

You are almost there. You just need to complete step 3 here.
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby David DeTenyo » Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:30 am

Welcome Doug! I'm a science/chemistry teacher too - great to have you here and can't wait to hear some of your ideas for creations!
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby John B. » Thu Dec 31, 2015 5:37 pm

Hi Doug,

Welcome! I am also a former chemist.

Cheers,
John
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby JohnM » Thu Dec 31, 2015 10:47 pm

John B. wrote:Hi Doug,

Welcome! I am also a former chemist.

Cheers,
John


Why do you say former?
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby SimonC » Fri Jan 01, 2016 3:31 am

he retired and is now a full professional Bond villain ;)
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby JohnM » Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:26 am

Even if he is making Blue Crystal, doesn't that still count as working as a chemist? :o :shock: :D :lol:

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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Brett H » Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:55 pm

JohnM wrote:Even if he is making Blue Crystal, doesn't that still count as working as a chemist? :o :shock: :D :lol:

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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Nitrous_doug » Fri Jan 01, 2016 6:40 pm

There is an certain uncertainty about this post:)
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Nitrous_doug » Fri Jan 01, 2016 6:41 pm

JohnM wrote:
Nitrous_doug wrote:Seems my efforts will pay off!
I certainly am looking forward to some brainstorming.
I've found the "what still stumps you" thread - some clever thinking there!
Thanks for the warm welcome!
Doug


There is probably a lot more in the Members Only Section.

You are almost there. You just need to complete step 3 here.



I'm aware of the requirements, John.
I don't want my 10 posts to be simple drivel to get there.
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby John B. » Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:05 pm

JohnM wrote:
John B. wrote:Hi Doug,

Welcome! I am also a former chemist.

Cheers,
John


Why do you say former?


Good point- not that I forgot everything I learned, but former practicing chemist- been out of the lab a long time at this point.
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Re: New Member from Canada

Postby Nitrous_doug » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:49 pm

It struck me this New Years just how much basic science I've forgotten over the years.
I have a couple nieces in Calgary who give "uncle Doug" a call now and then for science homework help. I try to pawn them off onto my wife (a family doc) but eventually, it comes back to me. So far - so good. Heaven help me when they get to calculus. I figure I can plead senility if/when they hit thermo but I'm dreading that day!
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