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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pyrrho » Sun Jan 26, 2014 12:04 am

Absolutely. The world needs a better mousetrap.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

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Postby Pyrrho » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:26 am

It also occurs to me that once I have magnetized mice running around, all I'd have to do would be to lay out some of those refrigerator magnets. Mice would stick to them and they would be more humane than glue traps.

This magnetized water is a modern miracle.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pop Haydn » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:28 pm

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Gord » Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:22 pm

If we got the TV preachers to drink it, the magnetism might mess up the TV cameras and get them off TV!

Plus one might get stuck to a metal cross, which would be both hilarious and ironic. Wait, is it ironic? Well...ferrous metallic, let's say.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pop Haydn » Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:21 pm

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Here I am promising Randi to give up my dishonest practice of phrenology, mesmerism and homeopathy.

I now only do medical therapies involving radio-magnetism, magnetic therapy and high pressure electricity and other really scientific stuff...

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Matthew Ellard » Wed Jan 29, 2014 11:38 pm

Pop Haydn wrote: I now only do medical therapies involving radio-magnetism, magnetic therapy and high pressure electricity and other really scientific stuff...

I'm enjoying the photos immensely.

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pyrrho » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:12 am

In which we find magnetized snow...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tEza2wB20c

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Yes, the snow is melting. The meltwater is absorbed by the loosely-packed snow itself.

When the blowtorch is used, the water evaporates.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby scrmbldggs » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:30 am

Nah, it didn't show that he scooped up that chunk. :-D



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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby octopus1 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:18 am

Are you a man for a challenge?

Hedgehog repellant bulbs. They sneak in any which way and are attracted to the lighting like there's no tomorrow.

Sure, I smear the container glass with hedgehog feed. But that's only to diffuse the intensity of the light, and attract moths. Could your magnetic water categorically rid me of my hedgehog infestation?

...And can I call it "Magnet-O-Fluid" and sell an identical version without your knowledge? Thanks! :-D
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pop Haydn » Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:43 am

My explanation of some consumer complaints:

http://youtu.be/aSMw5FQrurA

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pyrrho » Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:11 pm

Hey Pop...is this done with magnetized water?

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Matthew Ellard » Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:38 pm

Pop Haydn wrote:My explanation of some consumer complaints:

http://youtu.be/aSMw5FQrurA


This is marked "Unavailable", however, I'm in Australia and it may be a simple territorial restriction on the video.

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Matthew Ellard » Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:52 pm

Pyrrho wrote:Hey Pop...is this done with magnetized water?


Fair enough. I believe I am seeing water act as a lens to reverse the arrow. I can see the opportunity for trickery. I'm sort of aware of a "magician's milk jug" which has a second internal clear jug inside a bigger clear jug. The water is poured between the layers and thus no lens would form.

If I had two glasses based on the magician's milk jug, one with the second internal layer and one without and I swapped them without anyone noticing, I could do the same actions as in the video and get different results. That could be fun, but impossible to do on stage.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Pyrrho » Wed May 07, 2014 10:02 pm

I wonder what can be done with ice cubes made with magnetized water...
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Gord » Wed May 07, 2014 11:45 pm

You could make a marguerita that sticks to the fridge!
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Monster » Wed May 21, 2014 8:02 pm

Holy guacamole. I just saw a Pop Haydn video on youtube as an advertisement before listening to a Mortician song. Unfortunately, I clicked off the advertisement before getting a screenshot or watching it.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Matthew Ellard » Wed May 21, 2014 10:14 pm

Monster wrote:Holy guacamole. I just saw a Pop Haydn video on youtube as an advertisement before listening to a Mortician song. Unfortunately, I clicked off the advertisement before getting a screenshot or watching it.
Can you remember what the product was, that was being promoted?

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Monster » Thu May 22, 2014 1:31 pm

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Monster wrote:Holy guacamole. I just saw a Pop Haydn video on youtube as an advertisement before listening to a Mortician song. Unfortunately, I clicked off the advertisement before getting a screenshot or watching it.
Can you remember what the product was, that was being promoted?

The video was Pop Haydn performing his magic show. Unfortunately, I was too impatient and clicked off it so I didn't see if it was promoting his magnetized water, or if it was just his magic show clip that I already saw.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Gord » Thu May 22, 2014 1:37 pm

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Matthew Ellard » Fri May 23, 2014 12:46 am

Monster wrote: The video was Pop Haydn performing his magic show. .

Fair enough. I didn't realise he advertised his own shows. I incorrectly assumed he was advertising a product.

I wonder what a "Pop Haydn Magic Show" would look like? He does appear to be a "close magic" specialist which suggests an intimate audience sitting around a table.

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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Monster » Fri May 23, 2014 1:20 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Monster wrote: The video was Pop Haydn performing his magic show. .

Fair enough. I didn't realise he advertised his own shows. I incorrectly assumed he was advertising a product.

I wonder what a "Pop Haydn Magic Show" would look like? He does appear to be a "close magic" specialist which suggests an intimate audience sitting around a table.

I think it was this show.
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Re: Magnetic Water Scam

Postby Matthew Ellard » Fri May 23, 2014 1:50 am

Monster wrote: I think it was this show.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUihClfzzME


That was a good show. More of a comedy skit than a magic show. I loved his drawing of the H20 molecule and said it looked "like a mouse". ( Mickey mouse). That was a good running gag. He did three tricks in ten minutes which is clever pacing.

This show was at the Magic Castle. That would be a hard audience. It would be like playing your new pop song in front of Mozart and hoping he is going clap at the end.


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