This effect makes use of something that Richard Busch, in his landmark hook Peek Performances termed, the "participant peek." So, what exactly is a participant peek?
Good question, and here is an even better answer from Richard:
"[A participant peek is] what only a participant, an assistant or even a stooge is allowed to see."
In the effect we are dealing with, no pre-arranged stooges are necessary; yon will actually use an instant stooge technique. Through a series of covert maneuvers, you will make clear to a participant what she is to do in order lor the effect to succeed. Let us discuss the somewhat daunting notion of an instant stooge I enjoy the employment of instant stooging techniques
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