You will need two packs of cards. These should be prepared as in the original, Wally Boyce, version. For the benefit of those readers who either missed this, or who do not have access to Vol 7 No. 2, here is a brief resume.

Obtain two packs of cards with red backs. From them make two faked packs, in the following manner. One pack contains all of the Clubs and Diamonds, from both packs, while the other has all of the Hearts and Spaces. The cards should be arranged in pairs, so that both Aces of Clubs are together as are both Two's of Hearts. Do this with all of the pairs, in both packs. Place one pack in your right trouser pocket and the other in your left. Be sure to know which pack is which.

Also needed is a transparent plastic folder, similar to that depicted in Fig.l. It should be slightly larger than a banknote and open along one long and one short side. Trim one of the long open long sides a little narrower than the other. This will enable the folder to be easily opened, without fumbling.

You will also need to have a high value banknote. The higher the value, the better. With a little magician's wax, Blue Tack or whatever, attach a Queen of Hearts, face down, to the note. Place the card, so that it is lying haphazardly, near to the centre of the money. You can use the Queen of Hearts from the faked pack for this. If the spectator names that card, you have performed a miracle and the packs will not be used, or seen.

The final requirement is a large paperclip. Try to get one of a bright colour, such as red. This holds the folder closed, as in Fig. 2.

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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