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by Steve S.
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Tenyo-Like Magic
Topic: How does an effect/prop earn the Tenyo-Like category?
Replies: 2
Views: 828

Re: How does an effect/prop earn the Tenyo-Like category?

SimonC wrote:It’s all in the ingenuity
Understood and agree completely. That being said, the question is: Do we use the term too loosely?

I guess it’s a matter of one’s own opinion.

That will be all... :D
by Steve S.
Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Tenyo-Like Magic
Topic: How does an effect/prop earn the Tenyo-Like category?
Replies: 2
Views: 828

How does an effect/prop earn the Tenyo-Like category?

I sometimes wonder what aspects of a trick gets it into the Tenyo-Like category. I know that certain types of props with certain somethings will earn a trick that nickname. In essence, those with close similarities to Tenyo tricks. It just seems that perhaps the term is now overused somewhat and has...
by Steve S.
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo
Replies: 87
Views: 71676

Re: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo

I was just thinking (oh no, here we go again!), since the effect requires you to spread the cards out, perhaps Tenyo considered that and made sure that the provided deck spreads easily. Hmmm... Well, there’s one way to find out! :D In the not too distant future, I will open it and see what lies with...
by Steve S.
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo
Replies: 87
Views: 71676

Re: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo

I suspect that the best version is the one with the Bicycle deck which comes with a 16 page booklet and a bonus effect. The Tenyo version is cool to add to your Tenyo collection but I assume that the deck quality is not quite as good as the one mentioned above. I do have the Tenyo one but have not o...
by Steve S.
Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo
Replies: 87
Views: 71676

Re: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo

I was wondering why my Diminishing Returns suggestion did not make it to the Focus on Tenyo place and then realized that it’s a place for T numbers only apparently and Diminishing Returns doesn’t have a T number. Another problem is that perhaps not too many of us own that Tenyo release because it wa...
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: HONEY, I BLEW UP THE DICE !
Replies: 23
Views: 17115

Re: HONEY, I BLEW UP THE DICE !

Please allow me to point out that for a mere $15 including shipping, you could get a brand new genuine Tenyo Flash Dice.

Why you would want to go through the trouble of making one is beyond me.
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Tenyo 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 20475

Re: Tenyo 2019

Oh right! I stand corrected... :oops:

I knew I saw it somewhere... :D
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Tenyo 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 20475

Re: Tenyo 2019

Thanks for posting that Victor! I am very interested in three of them, especially the chocolate bars trick. So 2019 may be an interesting year for Tenyo! By the way, the chocolate bars outer wrapper looks very much like that of the chocolate puzzle which I believe was made in China. I wonder if any ...
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Collecting Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Banquet of Magic box of tricks
Replies: 6
Views: 1758

Re: Tenyo Banquet of Magic box of tricks

Thank you for the link Elliot! Appears to be in Japanese so not practical for use by others outside of Japan unless the props are remade in say English. The one demo is not an original efffect so not a necessary purchase. I find the t-shirt the guy is wearing in the first video which says I AM NOT A...
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Collecting Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Banquet of Magic box of tricks
Replies: 6
Views: 1758

Re: Tenyo Banquet of Magic box of tricks

Okay, thanks Victor.
by Steve S.
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Collecting Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Banquet of Magic box of tricks
Replies: 6
Views: 1758

Re: Tenyo Banquet of Magic box of tricks

I am reaching out again hoping that someone can offer some information about this box of three tricks. The back of the box shows the props and they do look interesting.

Anyone?
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Tenyo 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 20475

Re: Tenyo 2019

I think that the ring and star trick uses a very simple method and can indeed be used with other objects as long as they are flat and a similar size. Great potential IMHO!

If Seo offers the new +1 trick option again, I am thinking that is the way to go.
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo
Replies: 87
Views: 71676

Re: Looking for Suggestions for Upcoming Focus On Tenyo

How about Tenyo Diminishing Returns from 2007 which was a Japan only release? It was Tenyo’s version of the MIke Powers effect and was actually the same thing but came with Tenyo designed backs. The Power’s release used a Bicycle deck and had a bonus trick which I don’t think was included with Tenyo...
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Tenyo 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 20475

Re: Tenyo 2019

It appears that there is going to be a mostly black prop theme for 2019 like they did, for example, in 2003, 2004, and 2009. It doesn’t look like the bill erasing trick can be done by a spectator and it doesn’t appear that they can even handle the prop unless you can ditch a special something first....
by Steve S.
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Tenyo 2019
Replies: 135
Views: 20475

Re: Tenyo 2019

Thanks for sharing those Elliot! I suspect that they are prototypes so may look different when released. In any case, I agree that they do indeed look Tenyoey and interesting. I especially like the star and circle reversal (the method seems obvious to me but will fool spectators) and the chocolate b...
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Vas is dis?
Replies: 5
Views: 1173

Re: Vas is dis?

I am a lover of origami and when it can be combined with a magic effect such as a reveal like we see here, I think it’s great.

Nice creative thinking Simon!
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: T-231 Fortune Donut
Replies: 5
Views: 1354

Re: T-231 Fortune Donut

Not a bad effect (I like it!) but because it requires refills which are no longer made and the method is somewhat obvious to some, I gave it a 6.

Sugawara came out with an alternate version called Mystery Donut which uses two rings. Here is a link to the demo.

https://youtu.be/jea9StM8kUI
by Steve S.
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

I am truly delighted by all of the positive remarks received as a result of the contest! Typical of the kind of dialogue we have come to know here on this pleasant forum. Once again, thank you John for your contributions making the contest even better as a result. It’s big time fun seeing what our m...
by Steve S.
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

It must be Friday somewhere so, the time has come to make some difficult decisions concerning this contest. I say difficult because everyone who participated had some terrific entries and the idea of selecting just 3 is quite a task. It seems that one approach and perhaps the most important factor i...
by Steve S.
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

We seem to be experiencing the law of diminishing returns but I want to give members who did not see this yet or have not had the time to respond an opportunity to do so. I would like to end the contest this Friday and then announce the winners Saturday. We have 3 prizes and so far, 6 applicants. At...
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: T-107 Crossroads
Replies: 9
Views: 1630

Re: T-107 Crossroads

Another Tenyo I don't have but now wish I did. Somehow, I haven't managed to get one. Because of the delicate nature of the prop, I would prefer a new sealed one and suppose that is unlikely.

So, I am right behind you Alex in line to buy one of these. Wish us luck!
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

Oh, I see! You are entering your Black Box into the contest. Ohhh...my mistake. So, we do indeed have 3 prizes. Got it! :) I seem to be in a tizzy today for some reason. It could be because I picked up a new prescription this morning and thought the label said take 10 every four hours. I looked agai...
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

The Tenyo SAKKAKU SCALE I am offering is the 4th prize.
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

Handy work there Jeff! Way to go...

How are you doin on those BLACK BOX sets we will be needing John? :D
by Steve S.
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Tenyo makeover contest
Replies: 42
Views: 6223

Re: Tenyo makeover contest

I am very familiar with your Silent Witness Simon and quite frankly, I should own it! Silent Witness turns a Tenyo trick into a mysterious and fascinating routine. Quite frankly, there can be no losers in this competition. All entries so far are fantastic so you can’t allow anyone to not win somethi...