"I love the Teddy Ruxpin trick you put on your site today. I'd like to add it to a show I'm working on. Would you mind taking that post down?"
No—I asked—he wasn't suggesting he would buy the rights to the idea and have me take it down, and no he's not even someone who supports this site. He just wanted me to take it down so he could have it for himself.
Oh, magicians... don't ever change.