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This effect is based on one of Terry's effects from his book. It makes a great walk-around close-up item. It's described with both presentation and method together. The seer begins, I'm going to try to tell you the date of your birthday. Just concentrate on the month and day you were born. Let's not worry about the year. For verification later, please write it on this slip of paper while I turn my back. This is a center tear. Terry uses Dick Stride's Off-Center Tear. It works like a charm....

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Spectators believe that there are a multitude of choices, your final revelation will be viewed as astounding Next, I reinforce the idea of many possible outcomes by saying something like, You understand the concept of digits in a number, correct For instance, there are single digit numbers like 3 or 8. There are double digit numbers like 56 or 92. Triple digits would be something like 362, and, of course, four digit numbers would be something like 1,295. Notice the psychology here. I have used...

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Effect - A diagram for interpreting the movements of a pendulum is introduced and the basic workings of the device are explained. As the pendulum is held, the spectator is instructed to close their eyes and concentrate on a question or concern they have. After a few moments, the spectator is told to write her question in one word on the slip of paper. It is then folded and torn up, the pieces being spread around the table. The pendulum is then held over the pieces and, bit-by-bit, the question...

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This little jewel has virtually nothing brand new to offer, but there are a couple of really nice, practical wrinkles here. I think you will enjoy it. Effect - Let us suppose that you missed, by a little or a lot, on the 'Sort Of Numerology' routine. For example, you came up with the number 27, and they were actually thinking of 31 (however THAT happened ) You apologize for not being able to tune in to their thoughts. Suddenly you stop the conversation and ask them to repeat the number they...

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Powerful Talismans

General Considerations . 4 Predic-A-Date - Mark Strivings 6 Suite Prediction - Terry Nosek. 9 Who Knows The Pendulum Knows - Docc Hilford 12 Sort-Of-Numerology - Mark Strivings . . . . . 14 What A Great Out - Mark Strivings . 22 Routining - Mark Strivings 25 You Are Psychic - Richard Webster . 27 Rings Or Watches - Ed Fowler 28 Close-Up Double Date - Terry Nosek 31 Psi-O-U - Anthony Approaching The Table - Mark Strivings 34 The Compleat One-Person Tableside Psychic Act - John Riggs . 36 Warm...

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A fair amount has been written about approaching those who you will be performing for in the magic world. Most of the time, the people at the function will be unaware that there is this type of entertainment. This can cause a bit of an awkward moment when it comes time to start a 'set' for the patrons. They don't know who you are or why you are there. It is probably the single toughest moment in the close-up workers night. Some of the better thoughts on this have come from Eugene Burger, Jim...

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16 ejjects and routines for the AVaffc- around performer Annemann For The 90's 1994 Mental Melange Lecture Notes 1996 Mobile Mentalism book audiotape set 1996 The Unseen Edition 1997 To Pay The Price 1997 Constructive Mentalism 1998 Magic For Young-Un's 1998 Pseudo-Psi 1999 Before The Curtain Rises 2000 Anatomy of a Successful and Virtually Bullet-Proof Magic Show 2000 Miracles From The Hip 2000 The Ultimate Invisible Brainwave - The Book 2000 Psi Psampler Lecture Notes 2001 Strange Thoughts...