Effect: One of six
cards is selected from the magician. It is then counted off
and placed into the middle of the deck. Spectator tells
magician when the pile is large enough, he then holds cards.
Magician slaps cards from his hand and only one remaining is
the chosen card.
1. Select seven cards
from the top of the deck, it does not matter what they are.
Spread the card with only six of them showing with the
remaining seventh card hidden behind and slightly lower than
2. Have a spectator
select a card and replace it into the pack while you still
have them spread.
3. After he has done
this count from the right what number his card is from the
end. Then quickly close the spread and count that number of
cards down onto the table.
4. Then place the
counted cards into the center of the deck and place the
remaining cards on top of the deck. If this is performed
correctly then the chosen card will actually be on top of the
5. Begin dealing the
cards from the deck onto the table one by one, and allow the
spectator to decide when you stop. After he does so pick up
the pile on the table and place it between two of his fingers
(preferably slightly bent so that he holds the cards at the
6. Tell him to hold on
tight. Slap down on the cards several times or until only one
card is remaining. The only card he will be holding is the
card he previously selected.
7. After performing
come back and vote for trick of the week. (I'm sure with the
reaction you receive this will be a no-brainer.)
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