As an alternative to the above, you can substitute a written prediction in lieu of the audio cassette. Simply fold a 3" x 5" slip of paper to fit inside the supplied leather case. Then, place the leather case inside the small chest as detailed under effect #1. Have the dignitary sign the folded slip of paper for identification, replacing it in the leather case. The case is then locked inside the nested chests as previously described. In this version, you merely have the dignitary remove and read aloud your prediction at the conclusion of the effect. This eliminates the need for borrowing or using a cassette player.
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Today I'm going to teach you a fundamental Mentalism technique known as 'cold reading'. Cold reading is a technique employed by mentalists and charlatans and by charlatan I refer to psychics, mediums, fortune tellers or anyone that claims false abilities that is used to give the illusion that the person has some form of super natural power.