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Date: 01/29/08 12:25 AM

56 Responses to How to Do the Saw-the-Guy-in-Pieces Trick

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    January 28, 2008 at 4:57 pm
    Link: How to Do the Saw-the-Guy-in-Pieces Trick - Penn & Teller have no qualms about exposing how to pull off every magician`s go-to trick.
  2. Profile photo of Kaizer250
    Kaizer250 Male 18-29
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    January 29, 2008 at 12:31 am
    ...and YOU have no qualms posting it on a website where it will be viewed thousands of times.
  3. Profile photo of rcjdude
    rcjdude Male 13-17
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    January 29, 2008 at 12:34 am
    no it doesn`t seem like he does have any qualms about posting it on this site, otherwise he wouldn`t have.
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    the_windy Female 18-29
    1589 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 12:35 am
    That floor`s really slippery, eh? XD

    And yeah, I`ve seen this before...but it`s good. ^-^

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    Oshidutako Male 18-29
    272 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 12:36 am
    So that`s how the do it...

  6. Profile photo of Kaizer250
    Kaizer250 Male 18-29
    777 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 12:38 am
    It is really cool, though.
  7. Profile photo of wyrwich
    wyrwich Male 18-29
    91 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 12:54 am
    I agree with Kaizer250.
    Consider this trick extinct.
    Everyone is gonna know how to do it now.
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    avidfilipino Male 13-17
    300 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 1:01 am
    It`s funny how simple it becomes. . .
  9. Profile photo of T3h-Wraith
    T3h-Wraith Male 13-17
    645 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 1:15 am
    No matter how many times I see this routine I never get tired of it.
  10. Profile photo of Javien
    Javien Male 18-29
    270 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 1:26 am
    Heh, I`ve never seen this video, but really, this trick was so easy, I knew how they were doing it before they showed how, its just so simple.
  11. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    January 29, 2008 at 1:40 am
    Ancient, but always a crowd-pleaser.
  12. Profile photo of Pabasa
    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4012 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 2:15 am
    Never fails to amuse me. Even after the solution has been given.

    I still beleive in magic! *LIGHTNING BOLT!*

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    Bondagevamp Female 18-29
    350 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 2:34 am
    I saw this on TV accouple years ago. It`s not like they are giving away every magic trick ever made. This one was fairly simple to figure out without them doing it anyway.
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    unbwogable Male 18-29
    555 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 3:06 am
    AND they did it with STYLE!! Rather than just explain it or demonstrate it, they actually kept me entertained while they blew away a couple thousand magicians favorite trick!
  15. Profile photo of TomSFox
    TomSFox Male 18-29
    732 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 3:09 am
    That`s so cool! I wanna do that!
    On a side note, I dig Penn and Teller!
  16. Profile photo of Phil_D_Rock
    Phil_D_Rock Male 18-29
    267 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 3:52 am
    Penn and Teller are awesome and to the people saying how "easy" the trick is Your all full of poo.

    Yes it looks easy but the timing comes from years of very HARD work.

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    Phil_D_Rock Male 18-29
    267 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 3:53 am
    Oh and those cool boxes that i`m sure you can`t just pick up at wal-mart.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    January 29, 2008 at 4:39 am
    Penn and Teller are awesome. Ruining an old trick by revealing it, but by adding a new trick to it, which they don`t spoil. Nonetheless, this is an old performance of theirs. I personally like their cigarette trick. Not much to it, but there is more to it than meets the eye at first...
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    cybercow Male 30-39
    106 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 5:18 am
    This was a very simple trick, which anyone older than 10 could have easily figured out. Quite obvious.

    However, it still doesn`t reveal how David Copperfield does his magic tricks, in which there are no boxes and trap doors to hide in.

    His body parts are separated on surgical gurneys, so you can actually see legs moving on a stainless steel table, without any body attached.

    There is no place to hide the person.

    After having been to a live show, the only way I can see Copperfield accomplishing his tricks, is by actually using humans, cutting them apart, and then placing their body parts onto tables.

    Perhaps he uses some kind of electrical voltage to move the body parts.

    Each show would require some fresh human body parts.

    I wouldn`t be surprised if this is what Copperfield was actually doing. We know he`s a rapist already, perhaps he`s also a serial killer.

  20. Profile photo of Vimto
    Vimto Male 40-49
    2853 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 5:27 am
    I love P&T and this is one of my favourites of theirs, nice to see it brought to more people.

    The fun part is - listen to the lyrics to the song in the second half.

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    antdow3 Male 18-29
    946 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 5:51 am
    i could see it coming, but i still enjoyed it
  22. Profile photo of EstiloPanama
    EstiloPanama Female 18-29
    2074 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 6:16 am
    Is anyone going to start crying/whining about the `magician`s code`?

    Ugh.

  23. Profile photo of envyrain
    envyrain Female 18-29
    155 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 7:04 am
    I miss Penn & Teller`s show Bullsh*t. They`re amazing.
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    caboose117 Male 13-17
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    January 29, 2008 at 7:15 am
    "
    This was a very simple trick, which anyone older than 10 could have easily figured out. Quite obvious.

    However, it still doesn`t reveal how David Copperfield does his magic tricks, in which there are no boxes and trap doors to hide in.

    His body parts are separated on surgical gurneys, so you can actually see legs moving on a stainless steel table, without any body attached.

    There is no place to hide the person.

    After having been to a live show, the only way I can see Copperfield accomplishing his tricks, is by actually using humans, cutting them apart, and then placing their body parts onto tables.

    Perhaps he uses some kind of electrical voltage to move the body parts.

    Each show would require some fresh human body parts.

    I wouldn`t be surprised if this is what Copperfield was actually doing. We know he`s a rapist already, perhaps he`s also a serial killer."

    ever thought about fake parts? or maybe he kills the people he rapes and uses their bodies. who kno

  25. Profile photo of llDayo
    llDayo Male 30-39
    144 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 7:17 am
    But can they make the Statue of Liberty disappear or play Quidditch?
  26. Profile photo of iceco
    iceco Male 18-29
    105 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 7:47 am
    Wait, aren`t you guys forgetting something? Look again- hands come out of the middle section of the box WHILE PENN IS HOLDING IT IN MIDAIR. They don`t explain that.

    ...Man... Teller`s "Blast off" gives me the creeps..

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    iceco Male 18-29
    105 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 7:55 am
    Wait, wait... Never mind. Just saw it. Gotta look close, though.
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    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
    2578 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 7:57 am
    Oh man, I remeber seeing this on Entertainment Tonight in `95
  29. Profile photo of IkeRay
    IkeRay Male 18-29
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    January 29, 2008 at 8:41 am
    "RIP-OFF of love" LMAO!!!!!
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    tomahawkjam Male 18-29
    199 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 8:44 am
    yeh well "magic" is getting old, i love tricks but its better when people know how its down and then someone finds a new way to do it (while making it ovious ther`re not doing it the old way) and it looks even better,

    i still make coins disappear for the girls at my work, but they`re easy to fool lol

  31. Profile photo of neoretro
    neoretro Male 18-29
    446 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 9:16 am
    Teller`s hand pops out of one of the boxes while Penn is holding it up
  32. Profile photo of neoretro
    neoretro Male 18-29
    446 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 9:18 am
    oh, someone addressed that. well this trick used to also be done with mechanical "limbs" to match the apprentice, while the apprentice, usually a thin limber woman, contorts to fit in only one section of the casket
  33. Profile photo of trello
    trello Male 30-39
    131 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 9:47 am
    Brilliant & stylish. P&T RULE!

    However, what bugs me are the stupid comments saying `oh, it was sooo obvious!`. You`re missing the point. Considering that they were taking the mickey out of Vegas acts, and were going to reveal how it was done anyway, the performance was more about the choreography tham actually fooling people. - The trick is the easy part. the presentation, however, is where they really stand out!

    Besides, in my experience, a magic trick is always `easy`, ONLY WHEN YOU KNOW HOW IT`S DONE! I used to do close-up tricks for tips at a restaurant, including spoon bending Uri Geller style. If the tip was really good, I`d reveal the secret to them. (Cos Geller is a fraud & should be debunked) - The amount of people sying `Wow! Is that all it is?`, was amazing!

    Having said all that, I prefer to be the one watching magic & enjoying the illusion rather than going `I know how they did that`, cos frankly, it smacks of arrogance.

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    cookii Female 18-29
    1299 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 10:52 am
    WOW, this has changed my life.

    also has anyone seen that programme afew years back in which a guy says hes going to make a tall building disappear, and holds up a screen covering them, and you can hear the explosions and see the smoke, but *omg*, when he takes the screen down the buildings are gone.later in the interview he said it was really hard, because all the camera crew are peering over their stuff at thisexploding building and going "ooh" but he had to look straight ahead, with a straight face. anyone seen it?

  35. Profile photo of Kuribabalon
    Kuribabalon Male 18-29
    19 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 11:20 am
    What...you mean it isn`t real?!
    All my life has been a lie!?

    What are you gonna say next... that Santa lives at the South pole?!

  36. Profile photo of yoimmylene
    yoimmylene Female 13-17
    2065 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 1:50 pm
    That was cool. =)
  37. Profile photo of AmyNicoleduh
    AmyNicoleduh Female 18-29
    1158 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 2:25 pm
    roflcopter.
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    randomness07 Female 18-29
    280 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 2:47 pm
    That was really coo!
  39. Profile photo of randomness07
    randomness07 Female 18-29
    280 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 2:48 pm
    and im a nerd.
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    CheesyQueso Female 18-29
    2196 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 2:55 pm
    kuribabalon santa lives on mars with bigfoot

    that was cool and entertaining =)

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    Kay62442 Female 13-17
    731 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 3:34 pm
    I CHOOSE TO NOT WATCH THIS AND KEEP MY CHILDHOOD IDEAS ALIVE.
  42. Profile photo of Wey_Pooh
    Wey_Pooh Male 18-29
    1004 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 5:28 pm
    once you know. it`s almost stupid. Nice.
  43. Profile photo of shiggin
    shiggin Female 13-17
    1470 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 6:31 pm
    Sweettttt
  44. Profile photo of turkeyman
    turkeyman Male 13-17
    379 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 6:44 pm
    ownd every magicion
  45. Profile photo of stumped4ever
    stumped4ever Male 13-17
    577 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 7:44 pm
    wow... i actually knew that was the way they did it
  46. Profile photo of miakauisan
    miakauisan Female 18-29
    158 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 8:35 pm
    I love those guys. Especially there "bullsh*t" show
  47. Profile photo of paqman
    paqman Male 18-29
    18 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 9:19 pm
    Anyone notice, they didn`t show you how he stuck his hands out while teller was carrying the box? Course, it was just Teller`s hand, but I didn`t seem them show that.
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    seattlederk Male 18-29
    10 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 9:25 pm
    Hey I still dont understand how when he removes the middle part and there is a hand coming out while it is still in mid-air...
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    seattlederk Male 18-29
    10 posts
    January 29, 2008 at 9:27 pm
    Oh nvm i jsut realized he used his own hand.....i seem stupid now....
  50. Profile photo of Phantom7
    Phantom7 Male 18-29
    944 posts
    January 30, 2008 at 6:03 am
    mmm yeah..
  51. Profile photo of CoffeeTalk
    CoffeeTalk Male 40-49
    193 posts
    January 30, 2008 at 1:37 pm
    I thought I just heard Copperfield say "F%ck!"
  52. Profile photo of beeyooteeful
    beeyooteeful Female 18-29
    546 posts
    January 30, 2008 at 2:33 pm
    *claps*
    Now show how Criss Angel did it!
  53. Profile photo of Afterthought
    Afterthought Female 18-29
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    January 30, 2008 at 5:20 pm
    As they were going through it the first time, I thought that`s how it worked.
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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
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    January 30, 2008 at 7:38 pm
    No I think he was actually divided into thirds, the first time.
    Not the second time though.
  55. Profile photo of Talpa
    Talpa Male 18-29
    179 posts
    January 31, 2008 at 4:45 pm
    lame, lame, and more lame.
  56. Profile photo of Camira
    Camira Male 18-29
    646 posts
    February 1, 2008 at 8:41 pm
    If your attention span is as bad as mine... fast forward to 1:40 :)

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