This leaves the centre circle for him to write his number etc. (Fig. 3). He folds the paper back the way it was and you place the slip of paper in the tweezers, the folded end between the two discs. Light it and let it burn. Hold it so that the flame goes up. You'll find the paper burns completely except for the part under the ends of the tweezers. You might call it a centre burn. Put the tweezers in your coat pocket, at the same time they open and the piece of paper with his writing falls in the pocket. Bring out a pencil, reach back in the pocket for a small pad that has a piece of sellotape stuck to the centre.-Press the piece of paper to the centre of the pad and bring it out. Open the piece with the point of the pencil, read it and tear off the top page as if you have made a mistake, then write the answer on the next page and reveal the correct number etc. Also can be used to get the page in a book test, design in an E.S.P. routine, etc. Tip - try using Flash Paper.
SAM'S SPELL-BOUND (Sam Dalai)
Effect: A pack of 52 cards is shown - printed with four and five letter words. (The printable type.) Each and every word.;.is shown to be different! The pack is shuffled - and the spectator asked to pick any one card! The Magician walks away, picks up a deck of "Lexicon" cards, and asks the spectator to concentrate on his card! Cards are now selected, one by one from the Lexicon Deck by the Magi, and displayed on a stand! (Or propped up in a row of glasses). On turning them aroumd, they spell the chosen word.
Alternatively, the performer could chalk the word on a slate, or call it out, after getting a mental picture of the card.
The presentation may be one of Serious Mind Reading —or could be spiced with a touch of comedy.
Possible variations are demonstrations of Muscle reading, as the perform er leafs through a dictionary, while the spectator holds his hand - and the magician stops on the correct page - and then runs his finger along the words till he is "stopped" at the correct word I
The feat can also be performed as part of a two person mediumistic act, where the spectator selects a card - and a blindfolded medium names it -without going anywhere near the spectator, or the performer.
Secret: The secret is simply a "set-up" deck with word cards, and the "set-up" uses a principle of annagrams, that the spectator cannot easily spot Also there is no need to memorize anything - and the chosen word is revealed by any of the methods suggested above, or any other of your choice!
While the principle has been used in dozens of card tricks, the use of the principle with word cards opens up an entirely new field of possibilities
Below is a list of the words printed on the cards:
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