Final Comments

* It took only five performances to become comfortable with the memory work needed to do this routine And. if I do make a mistake, it makes the routine appear more believable.

• '1'he routine is a wonderful stand-alone demonstration for an MC.

• I don't use this routine in shows under 30 minutes. In a short show, I prefer to use demonstrations that are shorter in length and also higher up Pascal's Pyramid of Believability.

- Some mentalists use this demonstration as an opener because it seems very believable. I don't use it as an openei because I believe it consumes too much, time (9-12 minutes). I normally open with "L'instein's Demise," which runs only -1-5 minutes, or "Learning the Almost Impossible." which runs about ¡< minutes. Some pcrtbrmers use Una demonstration as an encore. Again, there arc no absolutes. It's very strong no matter where you use it.

• If you like this demonstration, mm ;i few pages to my Mega-Memory Kicker... an easy way to make this demonstration even stronger.

Friendly Persuasion

Friendly Persuasion

To do this successfully you need to build a clear path of action by using tools if necessary. These tools would be facts, evidence and stories which you know they can relate to. Plus you always want to have their best interests at heart, in other words, you know what is good for them

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