Write your first prediction, naming the force card, the card that's duplicated 26 times. Fold and drop the prediction in the wine glass. Remove the cards from the card case and begin to fan the cards face up from left to right. Tell the spectator to allow his minds eye to scan the cards and to mentally select any card that he sees. Be sure you don't spread past the center of the pack where the 26 duplicates begin. Urge the spectator hurry as you spread without being too obvious. After you've passed 10 or 12 cards, inquire as to whether or not he has mentally selected a card. When he has, ask him to call it aloud so that you can remove it from the pack. When he tells you which card he is thinking of...remove it from the pack and place it aside face up. Now, square the cards and place them face down to one side.
Make your second prediction by writing the name of the card the spectator just selected. Be sure that no one sees what you are writing. When finished, fold and drop the prediction into the wineglass along with your first prediction. Hand the pack face down to the spectator and request that he shuffle the pack thoroughly. When he stops, glance at the back of the top card and note whether or not it is a marked card. If it is...have the card turned face up since it will be one of the 26 duplicates. If not, have the spectator give the pack a complete cut. If there is still no marked card on top...have the deck cut until one shows up. I have never gone beyond two cuts. Naturally, as soon as you see a marked card is on top, you stop the spectator and have him turn the top card face up.
Now, all that remains is to dump your prediction slips on the table and have someone read them aloud. Naturally they match the two cards freely (?) selected by the spectator.
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