5. Say, "I will need to resort to my sensitive fingertips to locate your card. These fingertips never fail me." Reach into your pocket and pretend to search. Pull out the top card of the Club packet and place it face down onto the table. Keep this card as level to the table top as possible to prevent its face from flashing to the audience. Casually reach back into your pocket and bring out the blank packet and drop it on top of the deck, as you ask, "What was the card that you selected?" He will name one of the Club cards. Reach forward and turn over the card revealing the Ace of Hearts. Appear puzzled and apologize (I like to apologize in a sucker effect), saying, "How that got among the Clubs I don't know." At this point the other spectator will inform you that this is his card. To which you reply, "Well, at least I found one of your cards."

6. Pause for a moment as if you are considering what to do next, then say, "It seems that I will need to resort to extraordinary measures. It's time to extract all the ink from this deck." Make an upward squeezing gesture with your hands as if pulling something out of the deck. Now turn the deck face up and spread the cards widely across the table revealing that all the cards are now completely blank with one exception (figure 3). Push this card out of the spread and give it to spectator A, saying, "Your card I believe."

That's the way I present the routine. If you do not want the twist at the end, you can remove all thirteen Clubs and put them into your pocket. Now remove spectator A's card from your pocket. Conclude by revealing spectator B's card among the blanks. I think that the twist in the plot further distances the minds of the audience from the moment of the packet switch.

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