Important

The suggestions and the presentation are an integral part of the realisation of this effect aiid I would even say that they represent the technique by which the effect is attained and is transformed from a mere gag into a type of magic happening that the spectators who are directly involved cannot understand.

Therefore, contrary to what I usually do on account of my conviction that each one must find his own personal presentation, I will describe those sentences that I say with the timing and the emphasis required to create the necessary atmosphere to give the spectator who is skimming through the cards the feeling that the vision of the Jumbo Index card is just a fruit of his imagination.

Therefore, turning towards the spectator who must look through the cards:

1) The success of the experiment depends essentially on your collaboration and your concentration. Thus, you have to relax and abandon any other thoughts.

2) Now, just imagine some large cards ... increasingly larger ones, enormous ones ... gigantic ones ... now start to slowly look at them ... look at the cards one by one ... concentrate on some enormous cards ... so large that they strike your imagination ... if you find one which corresponds to this impression of yours, draw it out of the pack... and keep on in this manner until the spectator finds, the JUMBO INDEX card and pulls it out of the pack putting it on the table.

At this point, take the pack from the spectator, put it in your pocket while you ask the other spectator to name the previously selected card. Ask that the card on the table be turned over and, at this very moment, exchange this pack for the one with all the JUMBO INDEX cards which you have prepared in your pocket, and put this deck on the table. This serves the only purpose, should anyone decide to check the pack, of showing that there is no difference between the selected card and all the other ones.

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