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I think the "Door Study" [1] was the best part! It's hilarious, and horrible that the guy didn't notice the swap. Maybe I've just lived in a big city long enough that I'm not surprised by the World Famous Bushman [2] or people's swindling.

[1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWSxSQsspiQ&feature=playe...

[2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Famous_Bushman




I was thinking the door-guy-swap footage where the victim noticed the swap must be perfect material for "Just for Laughs" [1]. Inversely, the "failed" Just for Laughs-material where the victims don't react must be perfect research material.

[1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=662KGcqjT5Q


Derren Brown did a couple of bits on the door study that you might enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBPG_OBgTWg


I saw the World Famous Bushman in SF last year -- I had no idea that he was "world famous" and had his own Wikipedia article! Neat.




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