Trick Courtesy of: firstname.lastname@example.org
Original Author: Unknown
Description: The performer shows two red
aces, and places them face down on the table. He/She then asks
the spectator two place his/her hands on the cards so that
they cannot be switched. The performer then waves his hands
(as if that actually does anything), and tells the spectator
to flip the two face down aces over. They have turned black.
1. Take the four aces, and make sure that
the red aces are in the center, and the black are on the
outside (ex: AC-AH-AD-AS).
2. Execute the triple lift,
exposing A red ace (AD in example above). As you are doing
this, say something like-"Here is the Ace of Diamonds, a red
Ace. Take this Ace and put your hand on top of it." After you
expose the AD and as you mention this line, turn the three
cards face down and remove the top card (AC) and place it on
the table face down.
3. After doing this, say "I have three
aces left". Take and count the three aces from your left hand
to your right. (This serves the purpose of reversing the order
of the three aces).
4. Execute the
double lift, exposing the Ace of Hearts
and mention something similar to the line in step two,
obviously saying "Ace of Hearts" instead of "Ace of Diamonds".
Turn the two cards over and remove the top card (Ace of
Spades) and place it face down on the table.
5. At this point the trick is basically
over. The spectator now thinks that the two red aces were
placed under his/her hands, when actually the black ones were.
Have the spectator turn the cards that he/she has under
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