THIS is another trick of the psychological order, the mind of the spectator being influenced to follow your suggestions.
Take two sets of aces, hand one to the spectator and take the other yourself. Place the AH face down on the table without showing it and say to the person, "I want you to select any one of your four aces and put it face down on mine. You may pick any ace you please, for instance the AS but don't let me influence your mind or choice. Just put your card down here." Presuming you have chosen a man for the feat it is practically certain he will pick the AH, since he will eliminate the AS through your having named it. If you are dealing with a lady mention the AC and the probability is she will put down the AD.
Continue then by having the person deal the other three aces face up and you put your corresponding ace on each one. Finally turn the two face-down aces showing they match.
If you have a magician to deal with always put down the AC as your first card. He will ignore the AH and the AD since they play an important part in mental selections of cards. Of the two black Aces he will choose the AC as being less prominent. Finish as above. Tricks like these are not certain to succeed but they are very interesting and, if presented as feats of mind reading, you lose no prestige in case of failure and score when successful.
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