The mentalist displays three envelopes. Each envelope carries the boldly printed initials of the three major television networks...NBC, CBS and ABC. Also shown are three sets of three cards each. These are fanned and displayed with the BACKS of the cards toward the spectators. A paper clip and folded card bearing a single digit is placed around each set of three cards. The cards are numbered respectively, 1, 2 and 3. Now, the mentalist asks anyone to call out the call letters of any one of the three networks For example, ABC is called for. The mentalist asks the spectator to also call aloud any number from one through three. Say the spectator calls 2. The mentalist proceeds to pick up the packet of three cards designated number 2. Removing the paper clip and numbered card, the mentalist then openly places the three cards in the envelope marked ABC, just as directed by the spectator. The same procedure is followed with the remaining two envelopes and remaining two sets of cards.
Now, the mentalist shows the results of this mind boggling demonstration of mind control. Displaying the envelope marked ABC, the mentalist tears it open and removes the three cards inside. They turn out to be three alphabet cards, namely A, B and C. Showing the envelope marked NBC, the mentalist tears it open and removes three more alphabet cards, N, B and C. The third envelope is shown to be marked CBS and sure enough, it too contains the proper alphabet cards C, B and S. The envelopes are otherwise empty and may be tossed out into the audience as souvenirs of this amazing coincidence.
Sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well, it is. A strong effect accomplished by one of the oldest principles in magic ...cleverly adapted to a contemporary theme.
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