Duo Mentality


THIS is a trick for two people, the name of a card being apparently transmitted to one of them without any apparent means of communication.

The secret lies in the use of an Eversharp pencil, known as a propelling pencil and which has a transparent barrel. In this barrel there is a series of spirals, one of which is red. By holding the nickel tip and turning the barrel the lead is forced out and the red signal moves down one spiral towards the tip. It follows that any number from one to thirteen can be signaled by bringing the red point to the required spiral, so covering the value of any card. The cap band can be replaced in four different positions in relation to the barrel of the pencil; let these indicate C, H, S, D.

With the pencil in hand let any card be named and while the spectator finds the card, removes it and puts it in his pocket, set the pencil; it is best to have this at the tenth spiral and move the red signal back or forward as may be necessary. Send the pencil to the medium (who previously had left the room) together with a pad, an old envelope or a piece of paper. She reads the signals, writes the name of the card and this is proved to be correct by the card in the spectator's pocket.

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

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