(all black cards)

5. Snap your fingers over both piles, "It would be easy to spot each card because it is the opposite color, unless you happened to be color blind. However, color doesn't matter in this case because the impossible has happened." Turn each packet face up and spread one packet below the other on the table to show that both selections have apparently reversed themselves (figure 4). Allow a few moments for the impact of this to register.

Finally, snap your fingers one more time, saying, "But these special cards get home sick and always return home in the end." At this point, slowly turn both cards face up to reveal that they have returned to their correct color group.

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