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« Reply #40 on: 09-05-2003 04:42 »

 
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Originally posted by Mitsui:
 If there's no real bullet then what the hell is the point. I would play Russian Roulette on TV with a blank.
A blank at contact range could do you quite a bit of damage, I certainly wouldn't do it.



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« Reply #41 on: 09-05-2003 15:36 »

 
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Originally posted by Mitsui:
 If there's no real bullet then what the hell is the point. I would play Russian Roulette on TV with a blank.
A blank at contact range could do you quite a bit of damage, I certainly wouldn't do it.



To be fair I wasn't sure/wasn't thinking about what a blank actually was. Is it just like the shell of a bullet or something? I don't really know if Im honest. #breaks down crying#

I wasn't just trying to be a big hard man in front of the kids. Really.
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« Reply #42 on: 09-06-2003 14:18 »

I think Derren Brown would LOVE to do it with a real bullet. But somehow I doubt that they TV producers would let him. Either that or there'll be some kind of time delay. I highly doubt any TV station in their right mind would risk even the slightest chance of live televised prime time suicide.
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« Reply #43 on: 09-07-2003 12:28 »
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he's not David Blaine he's David Plain. WOW! im so clever me. like, i should be crowned the funniest man alive! yes. Anyway i think he's quite good of what he does is a trick. if its not he's just a twat.

Itll probly just be a card board cut out....heres an idea, he's got one tube for water, one for urine, yes. Save some money and have one tube going from his throat to his penis.
44 days and 44 nights, can i survive on my own Urine? -now thats entertainment.
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« Reply #44 on: 09-07-2003 12:34 »

 
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 To be fair I wasn't sure/wasn't thinking about what a blank actually was. Is it just like the shell of a bullet or something? I don't really know if Im honest. #breaks down crying#

I wasn't just trying to be a big hard man in front of the kids. Really.

*clears mouth*
ahem, a blank is a bullet in a gun but it doesnt have any gun powder. It comes out but not as hard fast etc. as it normally would. From a distance it wouldnt kill you but still would bloody hurt from a short distance could. Dont know that much about guns but i believe that is what a blank is.
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« Reply #45 on: 09-08-2003 11:33 »

 
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From AOL news  laff :
Blaine Under Fire From Eggs, Bottles and Boobs

EGGS, golf balls and bottles are among an arsenal of projectiles launched against US illusionist David Blaine since he started his 44-day stunt hanging in a plastic box.

He has also suffered torrents of booze-fuelled abuse and the sight of over-excited girls flashing their boobs at him.

The 30-year-old magician began the seemingly impossible task of surviving on nothing but water while suspended in the box close to London's Tower Bridge on Friday.

But over the weekend he was:

Pelted by egg-throwing yobs

Targeted by golfers who teed-off from Tower Bridge attempting to hit Blaine

Subjected to torrents of drunken abuse

Flashed at by girls baring their breasts

Kept awake by a gang banging a drum in the early hours

Now Blaine's managers fear he may even be targeted by a crazed sharpshooter and have stepped up security operations around the clock.

The illusionist's girlfriend, Manon von Gerkan, was appalled by the behaviour of the British yobs and said: "It's outrageous. I do not understand why they are doing it."

On Sunday one man attempted to scale a security fence and was wrestled to the ground by guards.

A member of the security team said: "We're worried that somebody might try something even more stupid, like firing an air rifle at him, or something worse."


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« Reply #46 on: 09-08-2003 13:48 »

HA!
Brilliant.  laff
aslate

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« Reply #47 on: 09-08-2003 13:57 »

Haha! I can see why they are doing it, the stunt itself needs a bit of livening up!

Also, a blank is exactly the same as a normal bullet, but instead of the bit that hits you, there's a paper wad which would dicintigrate over normal distances.
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« Reply #48 on: 09-08-2003 15:04 »

i was way off. anyway, no food? how much do u want to bet her was trying to get the that raw egg?
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« Reply #49 on: 09-08-2003 16:27 »

To me, this new stunt sounds like a talentless cry for attention.
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« Reply #50 on: 09-14-2003 15:06 »
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I heard that in David Blains book he gave clues to a location where there was a million pounds hidden. Did anyone else hear about this and if so did anything come of it?

Also when does Derren Browns new show start? or when does he pretend to shot himself?
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« Reply #51 on: 09-14-2003 15:47 »

Hey Otis, watch this!
*pulls a marching brass band and a circus from his armpit*

He should go back to annoying people in the street, as long as he doesn't prevent me from buying stuff.
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« Reply #52 on: 09-15-2003 02:44 »

 
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Originally posted by SwanMan3000:
 *clears mouth*
ahem, a blank is a bullet in a gun but it doesnt have any gun powder. It comes out but not as hard fast etc. as it normally would. From a distance it wouldnt kill you but still would bloody hurt from a short distance could. Dont know that much about guns but i believe that is what a blank is.


That's a dummy bullet.  A blank is a part-load of powder with no bullet.  Flash, bang, no dead guy. 

I just saw David Blaine's street magic special on TV.  When he levitates for spectators, he uses the Balducci technique, which is really lame, but they get the crowd reactions off that.  Then when they show real good shots of him levitating well off the ground, that's a shot of him on a wire that was spliced in in post-production.  Sneaky.  I wonder what it smells like in that box...

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« Reply #53 on: 09-15-2003 03:51 »

I think the tower standing thing was the only realistic one...  The ice thing could've been staged...  Some of his tricks are definately camera oriented and the people are in on it.  One time a ladies watch was missing and he found it in a closed jewelry shop so he gets this newspaper and uses it to reach through it and the glass and grab the watch (that's not even superhumanly possible)  roll eyes... Another time he takes this empty beer can and magically fills it and seals it right before your eyes, good for alcoholics, but bullshit for normal people...  laff 
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« Reply #54 on: 09-15-2003 12:50 »

can not wait till he is out of that box.....
44 days/nights man...i hope he does it.....i prefer his street magic though.

There is people  talking about him here... u u wish to look. http://dbsoundoff.suddenlaunch.com

Also there going to show some of this street magic 2nite on sky one  smile
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« Reply #55 on: 09-15-2003 13:36 »

cud someone please answer my questions, pretty please?
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« Reply #56 on: 09-15-2003 13:48 »

Million pounds eh?

Look there it is...oh wait no...look its the...no wait you said money right...I uh there it is...no.

Anyway I have no idea SwanMan, I would like to though sounds awesome.
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« Reply #57 on: 09-15-2003 13:49 »
« Last Edit on: 09-15-2003 13:49 »

If you uncover the clues u win 1 million.

There is hidden messages all over the book.   big grin

I noticed one of them is egyption hiroglips..

forgive the bad spelling..

so im boned.......

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« Reply #58 on: 09-15-2003 13:51 »

indeed but what became of it? it was ages ago? also anyone kno about Derren Brown?
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« Reply #59 on: 09-15-2003 13:52 »

Knowone clamed the prize money so far.
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« Reply #60 on: 09-15-2003 16:52 »

 
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Originally posted by Archie:
And hey I like Magic Revealed shows

Same here, there was a program on a while back called 'Breaking the Magicians Code. That was pretty cool too. I like watching programs like that  smile

I'd never even heard of David Blaine at all until this box thingy. The only reason I know is because he's in the newspaper each day because people have been throwing eggs and stuff at his box. What the heck is he hoping to achieve from doing this? He's not gonna get much respect is he? He's just gonna be known as the looney everyone hated who stayed in a box and had stuff thrown at him  roll eyes
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« Reply #61 on: 09-15-2003 19:51 »

I saw that "Breaking the Magicians' Code" thing, quite good. That's the one with the "Masked Magician" right?

Apparently someone got a toy helicopter, attached a cheeseburger to it and hovered it outside his window...
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« Reply #62 on: 09-15-2003 21:46 »

The Masked Magician was sooo a girl, I knew it the whole time....  roll eyes
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« Reply #63 on: 09-16-2003 09:25 »

i heard about the helicopter cheese burger thing, is it just me or do these people deserve medals that was so funny it made me cry
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« Reply #64 on: 09-16-2003 09:29 »
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I saw that "Breaking the Magicians' Code" thing, quite good. That's the one with the "Masked Magician" right?

Yeah thats right. It was fascinating to see how some of his tricks were actually done   smile

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« Reply #65 on: 09-16-2003 19:48 »

If you were a magician, wouldn't you be pissed off with that guy?
I'd saw him in half but do it the not fun way!!
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« Reply #66 on: 09-17-2003 03:08 »

Somebody got arrested yesterday for trying to cut his water supply  laff
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« Reply #67 on: 09-17-2003 09:13 »

Haha. You brits are such assholes! God bless you.
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« Reply #68 on: 09-18-2003 16:24 »

why, david blain isnt exactly entertaining? 44 days without water is a much better idea.
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« Reply #69 on: 09-18-2003 16:54 »

It's rather sad that the guy didn't quite finish the job. Has anyone seen Blain lately? He looks miserable, tired, hungry, and is just an allout mess...  laff
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« Reply #70 on: 09-19-2003 16:52 »

He'll be one horny bastard when the let him lose, have you seen his girlfriend?
44 days without "relief"?  no no
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« Reply #71 on: 09-20-2003 22:27 »

There's this one website out there where they sell tapes, DVDs, and downloads of street magic stuff. If only I was allowed to advertise  frown. Anyways, I agree with SwanMan3000, going without water would be WAY more interesting.
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« Reply #72 on: 09-21-2003 05:20 »

 
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What the heck is he hoping to achieve from doing this? He's not gonna get much respect is he? He's just gonna be known as the looney everyone hated who stayed in a box and had stuff thrown at him   roll eyes

Think about it: We're talking about him. He's in the news every other day thanks to the antics of us asshole brits  big grin, thus everything a publicity whore could ever want.

If you can't be famous, be infamous. Although Blaine's managing to be both right now... Unfortunately he won't be there November 1st so the AGI crew won't be able to unleash their terror!
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« Reply #73 on: 09-21-2003 09:45 »

Many may think he's boring, but if he makes it to the end he's gonna be a bore with 5 million in his pocket from TV & DVD revenue.
He's not that much of a loony then.
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« Reply #74 on: 09-21-2003 11:55 »

 
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He'll be one horny bastard when the let him lose, have you seen his girlfriend?
44 days without "relief"?   no no

Anchorman: David Blain has gone on a sexual rampage through the streets of England. Raping over 500 mailboxes, 20 dogs, 30 cats, an elderly gentleman, and 7 cars.
Friends who have talked to him briefly say he's gone mad and is searching for his girlfriend who left him for a Rodeo clown while he was doing his 40-day endurance test. Police are not sure how to deal with this, but they plan not to take action until one of the victims actually files a complaint.
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« Reply #75 on: 09-23-2003 11:57 »

I keep hearing aroud that theres this conspiracy that he's gonna fake his own death. All his team are gonna start acting really concerned and worried and decide that he's not fit and well enough to carry on. So they decide to pull him out of the stunt early. But as the crane is lowering him down, somehitng goes wrong and they drop it into the water, and he drowns. Where by he fakes his own death. I dont know how much truth there is in that, but I've heard it mentioned a few times  smile
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« Reply #76 on: 09-23-2003 12:05 »

Actually GM, I expect this to be a by the numbers crazy-twat-lives-in-a-see-through-box event, with absolutely no surprises whatsoever.  big grin
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« Reply #77 on: 09-23-2003 16:48 »

Actually, that would make more sense. People have told him over and over again that there is no point in doing this- unless he has something up his sleeves.
He's an asshole, but that doesn't mean he's not smart. Faking his death would be his greatest illusion (not that he has many good ones anyway), with so many people around him looking at him from so many angles, it'd be awfully convincing.
It would also be the perfect revenge. It'd send a lot of the people who've treated him badly on quite a guilt trip. 
There could be quite a financial gain for him too, if he decides to go that far.
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« Reply #78 on: 09-23-2003 17:31 »

I can think of a more interesting climax.  All I need is the exact coordinates of the box and Osama bin Laden's phone number.
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« Reply #79 on: 09-30-2003 14:27 »

Dont know if anyones heard this but if u look at David Blaine at the moment on sky u can see he has maintained his own weight- gotten bigger if anything. The annoying bastard is definately cheating sorry if i burst anyones bubble.
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