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"HAD HAVE Brown".he is to holdii tightly ond he concenlrole hismenlolselection.'TheCordMogicof E. keepsoke. bnt ll howihe hellcould knowexoclly he whotwosthemenlolly selected cord? I ronit overondoverin my mind.so lpulon theol'thinking ondmethod "PersonolAtlochment" born. on you When is honded ii over. reg oflhe deckis putoside.ii suddenly downed mewhotHADTOHAVE on HAPPENED. I wosn'tsureHOWHE but HADDONE Some lTl doysloter.ond hondlhem lo you. I lho't You for exomple. Using regulor o deck. to before selection idenlified? the wos Getting pilelo onother bod enough." musl Aflero while. ony olhercqrd he fuelsmoy or siondoul psychologicolly theolhers ovoided.The GoingSosthLc\tute PERSONaT rclt1. removed ondlurned over. lhenploce on lhe leflpileoI l0 cqrds conioins mentolly You it lhoi his selecled cord. yourequesl Aces. by Ricky culoffoboui15to 20 cords lhen whichhe thenfonned focingDinosolhoi she couldmokeon obsolutely mentol free choice onyoneol them. ony bui lhot Jokers.youexploin he is up thqt io lHlNKofo number between ondi0. hod whichif memory ond serves. Youstote youwillshowhiml0 cords. Atterhe ocknowledges he you hoso cordin mind. of lhe Holding 20 cordsin yourrighthond. Aflero few moreweek of reseorch. wos "pretty thecordfromone wos sure"he didn'lpolmonycords). beihetruth. Younowoskihe speclolor ifyoumoyborrow ilemlhoi hospersonol on significqnce him. ond could ihink little forlhe next hours.lf he iI of 3. of o or Before hondsil over. for one reoson onoiher. ploce l0 cords the fromyourlefthondlocedownon thelobleto yourleft. the remoining cords ploced l0 ore oboulo foolotfto therighiot theothers. he lhought the number he is lo remember 3rd cordlhot youshowhim.il wos hercqrd! She it it lwos dumbfounded. Ricky o deckof cords."eliminote impossible. lrom be The Youfon thecords fqceup ond oskif he is hoppy withlhem. goodluckpiece. holdil ond seemlo be'feelingits vibes". motler no howincredible. exomined wos shuffled Dino. lhenslotethol."didnl feelthe method bul wos suited o to klulz wilh o decklikeme. Poge3 . of else few Theplotwos simple enough. bul lhen lhe fomous quoiolion Sherlock Holmes cometo mind. Joyperformed version lhe Cord Riclq o of it on the DinoShore Showmonyyeors ond it blewmy mind!| hod obsolutely ideohowihe ogo no trick hod beendone. counling fromI to t0 os yougo.G.wos righioboutwhot I TO HAPPENED.Closing fhe{on. for wos EmCT:Youosksomeone remove cordsfrom hisown deck.r ElrT 6TTf l'llnever forget lsi lime I sowthe'Thought Across" performed. lholwhich the ond remoins. lfound lhe version Ricky usedin the book. lo noovoil. he isio remember 8lhcordshown.suchos o tor piece iewelry. buf or none reolly lo oppeoled me. ocross I ron olhermefhods. whot Onlvlhen heoskDino did lhe cordwosthotshehod menlolly selecled lhenhodherlook He through cordstholherselection the wos from. thensquored lhe cords of He up from which seleciion beenmqde lhe hod ondoloced themdowninfullview.He mqy io 20 choose cordslhol he wishes.ond lhere reversed. howcould merely someone THINK o cordond he let of iusi hoveit "invisibly" fromonebunch trovel ofcords onolher.youpeel the off onecordol o iimewilh yourlefthond. cop.ond lTWAS GONEI ottentionl wos okeodydifferent This then lNowhe hod my undivided onylhing I hodeverseen. the lhought 8.) ihenhodihe reslof thedeckspreod else He wos onecord out.

theomouniof cordsin lhis ingolongwithii. you up gelyour little finger posilion. Ihenwilhyourrightmiddle yourrighllhumbond {ingers. lhe 2 yourrighf finger. turntherighlhond You FROM tEff HAND THE pilelSHlsCARDI lo lhot ALL THE The l{lElHOD: onlywoyfhisconbe doneislo switch OF CARDS wereshown ihe spectaquite io for some lime. down. whileimogining hiscordisfrovelthol his cordto theolher obiect fromfhepileconloining seleded you focedown.Ior lhe lst lime.youwilldo o wifhyourleftlhumb. will io wiihmenlolism. I this PRESET{IAIION: Obviously. thenosk him. something be whenyoucondo MAGIC? Poge4 . the with litlle ondtokeover breok cut your cords should excluded. foce in 9 He thelelthondpile.Inlhe middle the of PILE.on ihe coun'l 10. obove wilhyourrighthond youwillhoveo litile Toke pocketfrom lhe lingerobove bottom cords. cordfollows.ondos hisobiect moved thot "sympothefic you obouthimself And mogic". griplhe cords As yourleftlhumbcomes yourrighthond. givehimo shorl lsee pile. willlhenendup in lhe the 2 ofthefoceup cords. into solholwhen squore thecords. simuloting previous lhem of cords thecrotch in of firsl9 cords. ihe lefl Asyouspreod 20 cords.counling Pull cords off swilch follows: os you fromyourlefthondbetween overlhe righthondpocket. iust youshouldn't oblelo know. spedolor is ofo The lhoughi cord.THERE NOWll CARDs.by do o TRICK Why weirddefinitely muslbe hoppening. isthento count.lhe cords lhe right lhe nqmeof his hondpile. the ond lhose lhe performonce. since hoveioldhimthings lhe cord. lhemfo ihe bollom be ignores suggeslion obvious lhot llthespectoior "proper" pile. oll obove breok finger swing oflhe cords peoling of the the off yourlhumbondcorries owoy. bottom cords of fromI to l0 osyoudo so. ihe useoflhe obiedolsooddso "logic" ihe but nol sound weirdlo onyone tomilior pilewilhhisselected fromlhe preseniotion. but oll cordfricl(withoul fhe woo-woo. tor!When reolized lchuckled mysell I lhis. useof lhe obiect The con feelthisslyleof This who wolching. couldbe doneos o regulor personolizes presenlolion mokeit muchmorememoroble.Brocc Bernstcin "reoding" 'A COID his you You READING). THERE NOW ARE ONLY CARDS. involves Porticulorly Person gefslhe reoding. fhe in direclly beneolh cords lhe ihe Your hondlhenpinches block left you the towords left. thenoskhimlo move Before conlinuing. oskhimto count.Yousmileondlhenshowhimlhol Hs MENTATLY pilefoceup ond spreod ihem.to reveol ARE You CARD VANISHED SELECIED HAS mentolly chosen cord. When hosbeendone.

youaredressed. Then sense school I ploce you. thot wos notolwoys pleosont o for with oll youwerestillolonein yourmind. I sense onemon'sinfluence poriiculorly thol wos strong during lime.{i.the otherchoicewouldhovebeenmuch for worse.hod the wrongchoice In beenmode. li is yelolmoslonyone os should lind quife itsstolemenls occurqle.li wos though weresetoportfromlhe olhers. the normol for ond needs were met. one Alsoinleresl lhe opposile wos influencing life. the The of of us hovesimilor feorsond desires well knownomongihosewho sludyhumonnqture.youreolized quileo lenderoge. greolmonynewdesires needs ond wereleftunfulfilled..This you left disillusioned modeyoulhinkthot ond you monyoflhe iudgments hod mqdeeorlier moyhove locked Poge5 .youlife-style wouldbe so for removed fromyour presenl lhol vouwouldhoveholedit. prelending someone hosnever youistelling the ihoi yourself.Even otherchildren oboul. os lherewerenewinlerests monypeople your ond hoveinfluenced liielo thjsdoy. Cought lo your belween urgeio slrike ond explore theneedforsecurity. How bodylonguoge. goodColdReoder you be ot o wouldbe obleto deduce muchmoreoboulyouos lheysludyyourresponses hisstotements lo ond you thephysicolcues offer. you Luckily. loctthotALl. meonllobe os brood possible.lhere ol wereolhers muchbetler offlhonyou. we yet is persist feeling eochoI usore unique different everyone in thol ond from else. bul olthough in your sex new horizons opened o up. foct. this Then sense stronge I o eveniloteron in yourlife.IG: I sense you modest beginnings.The GoingSoathLe<tsle COIDREdDIIIG The concepl Cold of Reoding probobly hos beenoround since beginning history. os growingup hos loughlyou. Agoin. mind lhe oul ond found hordlo knowwhofihe lrulhwos. coldReoding developed serve o fromework builduponond embellish This wos to os to whentryin9 to deduce more specific in{ormolion.events shoped yourloter from thot life greory.ond it wos goodfhotyouhod thecouroge moke to ihe bestpossible choice.Youdiscovered q person lhol who youirusted ond "feeiof cloy" greolly looked to hod up ond wosn'treolly whoyouhodthoughl ihemfo be. orelo be usedoslillermqteriol I tryto deduce These ore lo bui os more specilic informolion obouttheperson whomI om doingo reoding. "lines" nolmeont be usedallot once. who mel obout ond I lhinkyou'll surprised how occurote willfind it to be.l THE RIEADI]. you Loier youreorly in childhood hodgreoldifficulfy moking choice over o concerning mofters impor of tonce you. for Reod ihrough following. Of course. outside feorpeople ofo wouldseeinside yourormor ond seetholyouwerenlolwoys comos fortoble youocled. ollhough werefor fromdespero'le. etc.e. didnl this prevenl somehoppiness goodinffuences enlering ond yourlife.'Should be lhis? it I Should do ihol?Howdo I moke right I the choice?" Finolly sifuolion lhe comefo o heod.

period The next ofyourlifeheldmuchpromise hoppiness. you. does lokeher lso womon whoyouosked picko cordweoring unusuol lo on ol ond she person.Broce Bcrnstcin qn inner moturity thofq chqnge perspeclive ond of wouldseemcolled for. Youhove lendency tokelhings seriously. the I olsosense youorethelypeof person thol whowouldrother workosyour ownboss rolher thonhove o porinerlo dow youdown. oflhe"lines" thereoding loo "heow" usein q Mqgic mony in ore lo show. to in eveMhing in one observing Poge 6 . reolly I o wilh not llf but oboulmorrioge iiself. so muchyourmote. lhough obovestotemenls iruetoriusiobouteveryone. lfyouleorn getmorein thol is bui to yourinner youwillleorn iruslyourself louch wilh leelings.ondyouhoveolmost repressed it. lsense yourintuilion excellent lholyoudon'ttendto irustit. lo moreond more eoch doy. incident An shocked ond o sironge Ieeling your you overtook bodymoking teeldizzy perhops physicolly I fhinkit offecied you ond weok. prefty O. Thoughls on offoirmight yourneeds your lhoi sofue hovepossed through mind. you reolized no oneelseconselthe until ihot rules you.ondtholyourown heollh for ond hoppiness weremoreimportontlhon ever.l'm picking fhotyou're veryortisiic up o people think differenfiy monyof yourfriends. her lf ond limemqking decision? so.ond theoneswho orenl con'thurtyoubytolkolone. youmighisoy.fheyoppreciole whotyoudo. greoily. on occosion of bui lherewerevogue discontents. no lso mqnyouchose ossisl on effeci oflhosewhosiisquietly o corner.K. bul ore underoulside ond ences iholloro whileore unlovoroble you. ofienlokedelighlin keeping ihon whoknowyouon You their loesby doing things onewouldeverexpecl. o lo loo bul People generolly yourside. findthem be indifferent lo pressures influlo you. Whof would YOU lhinking be if youwereoneoflhem? piece iewelry. iuslpeople bul whoore ieolous. politics theworldoround ond in youoren'i typelo go in for suchbehovior. The moin trick lo putyoursell lhe minds is into ofyourspecific oudience. didnlthey? you Obviously.for You've become boredwith oll lhe gossiping. lry nofto lei il showonlhesurfoce. Tholisnl reolly lrue. morried)sense slightunhoppiness yourmqrrioge. lo Finolly. your Youoftenhovedoubts concerning own obililies. ore on Yours nol ore reolly enemies. bockstobbing. I think gei but iheideo. Moretimepossed ond I senseo dislurbing you. you ollhough rorely speokof it. scene. the Even ore iheysure seemed occurote. even ill.or workunder someone else. you lpickuptholthere someone no motter is fhol howhordyoutrylo pleose.

I hovelhe feelinglhol you've beenwoichingme likeon eogle.lryingto figureouf howI do lvhotldo.' f fhislypeof "Reoding' informoiion oppeols you. Lc(late lhof is goingon? You're o personwho lokeshis lime lo mokedecisions. fo ihereoremonypublicolions ovoiloble fheMogic lo community will go i o greotdetoiloboutthisfoscinoling fhot studyof humon noture.but ore lhe lype of person who likesto hoveos muchinformclion is possible os beforeyoudo.ond outsideof mokingyour performonces more mogicol. Poge7 .Tha @ng Swtl.will teoch you more oboul yoursetfond othersfhen you couldhovepossibly imogined. lnfocl. nof thof you doubt lhe |rs you decisions moke.

you of Obviously.ond jug howiheycongel heollhy. presentolion.or sugor. for you bloodpressure.woiching someone chowing downsomeBBQ flovored or yourconcem their stople ofpeople wholive thedietory on edge. stick on yourlhumb. chocolote ihe donulondsuddenly.Close yourhondoround thumb the ond the chipsond thensqueeze. o presentolion theclossic I lhinkthotthismoywellbetheweirdesl METHOD: for effect. ond/orcholeslerol couses to leopinlooclion. ploce ond yourrighthond. Pickup o lew of the chipswilh your lefl hond. hell. loo in DO . prefer "donul" voriolion.. loodthefhumbtip wilh sugorinsleod soh. ifyou lhe type you freoks". fhen you potoiochips. Allyouneediso rubberlhumb wilho smollXcuiinloil ondsomePopcorn (orsugor.Brsre Bchstain YOg AREWH6T EdTS YOO "effecl" probobly This encouroges behoviolthot drives crozy. the inlo ollowing soltio pouroui in o coniinuous lhe $reom. lhishickisforyou.muchtoo orossl Poge8 .(ondI bul I guessyoucon telllhot I hoveon ox lo grindobout"heolih youdo)presentlhiso lighihonded monner.Then.s. fell since cocoine outoffovor. obviously con. pqrticulorly NOT I recommend "there's muchFAT yourdiel"presentotion lhe. (ossuming oreraght you lhemon hondedl. tip soll dependingon youroudience) Fill thetip oboutholfwoywilhlhe soll. of whileexploining lhe serious effects too muchsohin one'sdiel.youpickup o couple thechipsin youremptyhond. Squeezing iip ihe willcouse X ihol wos cuJ lhetip to openup. up etc.yousqueeze olfending of lhe chipsunlilo streqmof solt pouring ofyourhonduntilit comes out creotes whilepileof deolhin lroniof lhem.youloo conlive longhoppy o recommend fhol in life! P. "Solt the Shower". or lf youore oneof lhosepeople whoiuslcon'thelpgiving odvice oboulhow unheolthy olher's lilestyles ore. thiswoy. lhot EmCT:There ore. level Informing dielory the heothen theinnocenl lhol looking munchie thotfhey enioying in octuolity ore is o ticking lime bomb.since me but whendo Mogicions lel gel theirownsociol elhics in lhewoywhen theycomeup witho newirick. Allowpieces chips folldownolong of to withihe sqll to complete illusion squeezing solfout of lhe the of lhe chios. it ondVou?e sel.

order 2 3 4 5 7 I 9 Poge9 . of cords disployed. ond os monylimesos lhe spedotor chooses. lt olwoys omozes howfew mogicions menlqligs me ond ore oworeof it.lheymofch! of 'lhenyouiurnover next lhe thot cordoniopoleochdeck. runthrough decko second You ihe lime. They mofch. Poul in Curry Swindle Swifch".P.witched.offering more oooortunilies lhe cords bes. eoch Youpickup oneoflhe decks youexploin youore goingto lel lhe oudience os thot switch position the procedure: oflhe cords within eochdeckbylhefollowing You slowly will deolthrough deck. you Inspifeof ollthisswiiching cords. proceed demonstroie switching lo the whichshows howlheposilionsotlhe swiiched cords indeed do chonge. Thisisdoneos mqny osfewlimes wished. confinues. Tobe perfectly cleor. symbols seento be rondomly ore The disore tributed lhroughout deck. willverycleorly you speclolor collsoul swilch cordin yourhondwilh ihe nextcordto be lhe deoli. pickup the olherdeckond offerlhe spectotor is lo You lhe optionlo choose whenlo hoveihe cords swilched. or os you procedure.s. eoch dropping cordol o medownlo lhe toble. less I wonfyoulo trylhisout.T|neCoingSwth lnatue swBouc l'tdTc]l EFFECT: ungoffed Two decks E. published the firsl now out of print'PoulCurry Presents". nowturnoverthelop cordof eochdeck. loo is gjveno secondrun lhroughto swkh He somemore. An oudience member chosen colloui "swilch". for lo A ditferent spectolor osked porlicipote.When chosen o one "srwifch".ondeven ofthemuseit.Geto deck cords remove Acelhrough them o{ ond lhe Nineofonyonesuii.Put in consecutive fromlhetopdown. il isseen too This ond poir eochond every molches exqclly! 'The IIETHOO: efiect Ihis uses lechnique o entitled. deolfhrough deck swiiching is io You ihe whenever.

The7 is whereit wos. lhe the cordonlop ihe lefthondpile. tokelhelop lwo cords >vUrth right ol lhefoceup cordonfhefoble. lo Nowyouoregoing be myspectotor./ilches order.lhe could I possibly you Betore iurnlhe cordsfoceup.thethreesr. ondthenslide cordfromyourrighihondholfwoy yourle{t thumb. in lhe locedown. itJoce onddropii on iheloble.bd if theyore Pogel0 .' 'Gothrough cords three timet ogoinsiwiiching lhe knowwhol order./ilched bul whereil should. yourleftthumb.Bro(e Bcrnstein posilion. os before. lhe push nexicordover. o turn push nexlcordover. tokeif withyourrighthond ond your the >W'rlh leftthumb. guess could. but fhe I ond 9 ore sequence Reoeot 'no s1.in fhefollowing 8 9 7 5 6 4 2 3 the chonged order. 4 goes Repeol obove oncemore.loce downA to 9." As TIMES YoUUKt" YoUWSH." limeleove cordsfocedownwhenyoupLtt you hypnolic "Deol obove' lhemoneot o timeos unlil on tobb -l don'iwoniyoufo seelhe resuhs we'refinished. lhe >Wrlh resl. l con Turn bul l You cords in now? wouldn'l ore NOIHING CHANGED! HAs if Pretty coolhuh?Ihe cordsDOgei siwitched lheygel tumedfoce up os lhey ore deolt.os o unit. nowlhe 5 ond 6 hovebeens'witched' The the sequence.lel me osk youo question. the >W-rth il >Toke offondholdittocedownwithyourrighthond. position You'llnolicelhol lhe 2 ond the 3 hovenowsl^.buiobove under iogged lurnlhemfoceup ond plocethemon top ond. up >After pouse. the cords should nowbefoceup onlhetoble. youi hond. you'll whotI meon! see lhemfoceup.As MANY WHENEVER lhe this only iimeyoumoyswitch cords you whenever like.Now Putlhem bockin slroighl hovesignificonfiy Asyouconsee. yourlefthond. orderfromthetopdown.itch" "switch' lhe reposilioned. them "This the 'l'm putling intoo deeP fronce.in deoling >Hold cords push lop cordto lhe righloboulon inch.

so thot oll the poirsmolch. cords. do if wjfhone iusi groupof cords0he"mixed" pile)ond do it exoclly somewoywiththeother the pile. THE CARDS Att MATCH WIU I ll should be cleornow. yourimoginory Now oudience convinced the"switching" is procedure lhol yOUSWffCH isloir. the lf usingE.Dolhe obove swilch. Nowo reheorsol.butwholl'm proud iscoming withlhe concepf siocking cords lhe of up of lhe in lhe qct of demonstroiing howlhe siwitch works. Get2 decks E.S. Showlhe "mlredpile"to be in o rondom pile order.switch" "no demonstrolion before. youcouldusetheAcethrough ofonylwo suits. Turn cords lhe focedown.S. or 9 Putlhe two pilesin the someorder.Do o "demonslrotion" sequence oneoflhemondproceed obove. you os Mokesuae turnlhe cords FACE osyoudeollhem UP.P.The GoingSoathLcfitrc dropped loblefocedownnothing to hoppens! Nowyouhove bosicideq.ond ihen pui the oiher in the some order.P. down. wjfh os Pogell .Since bothpilesore nowin thesomeordet NOly'lAlltR HOW IIMES MANY CARDS. of cords.lf youwishto ollerlhefoceup "demonshotion" oll sequence.ond ploce fhemofftotheside.shuffleone of the decks. Toke unmixed ond do fhe lhe "demonslrotion sequence".

.Oflhol.s fromI Dile qnother stofe thecoinhosvonished.BluceBcrnstein PEITN|ES ]lEFvEll FROl.Mogic" of goes. After 11 one fhe tnot colns theywisn.whenhe poido visit Mogictnc oround or five :. oddedhosvonished! thecoinhe-iust pile You vouop"nfytnitttorn" penniesirom to pile.l geniuses In "scom" {one wos firslshownto me by JimSieinmeyer of thelruecreolive wonderful This q qgo Helhenpublished voriqtion yeqrs {our lo mogic). know They this wolching isquileomusing on Theeffecl people witheochnew coinihol is ond through. usingo lriongulor Mogozine of itin of on who Henning hodseenit performed ihe streels lndio. counl coins eochside RoWl l0 oNLY colNs lNEACH ls fhe oJ souore THEREsTlLllhot ondthenproving ihe coin you obout coins oddingo coin. onywhere in ore 13 EFFGCI: pileso{ pennies loidOUt q Squore oddsup of showlhoieochsideoflhe squore coins ond to eochpile.thereis no queslion. in from2 104 pennies wilh formotion.?a".i."nfi . F (. Aooin..']:l'-. shifling of Thisorocedure lhe spectolor lime is thotwos iustoddedhosdisoppeored repeoted ondlimeogoin yet keep ihol..---. iime to thinkthings up-rtr"r"tpd.:\ B /. nowslotglhot ROW! lN ONLY lSSTILL l0 COINS EACH pennies eochside.-.f sidesmuslnowconloin coins.:::--:::'\ - c € .. doeslheirsloteof confusionl ond of oids. oskthol he odd onothel vou on the You thot ond to shific. o.l::.so gei o bunch coins follow with io This MEIHODT wiltbe mucheosier understond visuol monner: in Loy olong. oi. |heydon'thoie enough so odded.iiconl be possible' if you. o Younowhqndo sPectqtor bunch extropennies oskhimio odd1coin onyof the13 lhol hosbeendone.--:.:} % (* J Poge12 K . hodleorned il fromDoug he Asthestory loyoui. piles ol lo ond o. iou lhenproceed cleorly openly to lO.ounttt'" omouniof you ony removing colns' withoul coinio 'l of thepibs As before.----V E !..THERE in i". oulthecoins ihe following .Obviously.

The Going Soafl..t pui dr""i qr"rii.1". onceTryii' qnd you'll is corner nowonlycounled {romihe lhe Becouse colnyoumoved Why? lo coins! seewholI meon.---. .-91" K L J TO A COINHASEEINADDED PIU G' A A YOUMOVE COINFROMA TO8 (OR TO C) piles eochside Ah' butwholiI' youosk' of io I ofthe2 cenler oddso will This workifthespectolor olong but -coin .. squore' on of lhe lf younowcount omounl coins eochsideo{ the o cornerpilewiihthe 2 rows mind everyone's is ihol iocl thoteochrow of coinsshores Wholskips mindison whoiwe ore "counting quirk ihe humon of iriatiarr.r" lheywillodd up to 10..io gut.if. cotns In in pile Theol!:l totn"" nouu ' "if". rii-iiii side now hove row. Lecfire 4 hove coins corners conseelhe2 opposiie AS YOU 1::t" in resPectivelyeochpile I coinond 2 coins -t-:9f piles eochsidehove-eqch of 2 JJ."inwo. follow he oddso cointo of tne+ corner " qnd you'll it right owoy get in coinis nowcounled eochofthe 2 rows Thot Add o coinlo o corner Now2 rowshove'llcoins Pile.ol "ii"i""ii" 2 of thecenler pileson I oJthesidescount lo I see Trylhisondyou'll who't meqnAddo penny eilher pile 'nou.-r.. (see loid it through wiihlhe coins oulin isn'l Run but complicoled' il reolly exlremery I knowlhollhissounds gel fronlofvouqndyou'll il ofteriuslo fewminutes' Poge13 .f. rownowtrosti colns."\ a a E F -' ----.\ G a: I a .i ft rd morecomplicoled. pile piles o middle on corne-r lo No* tou" o p"nnyod of eochof the2 closest tholend in ihol corner' nowonlyodd *o.-eoch will onlv pile jitn?l"i ii *'.ornerrnot ilJlo-ro-Jn nextPoge) up 10to.. p6ted in ond oll i rowswill o sidethoidoesnotsr'or"t". &€.-..'..g% D --.. ..oaaei o miJdle ononodlocent lo i.irv* nowmoveo coin {romo corner melhot thecoins.

"Yousee.10 in lhis row ond fhere is 1.You'll omozed |rs hordto putthisintowords. lhe ore poce.8.7.1Oin fhisrow. "Hmm.. exomple. ond wiihout will youseeyourcoinhosdisoppeoredl" spedotor lookot The skippingo beol.9.Since onlyNEED moveI coinff lhe pile. involved.r--!:#\. lhol you will on Howmony coins con'Vonish" depend theexoctlocotions lhe speclotor "vonish".5.. congeiup to lOcoins'lo Wiih hos is whenone ol thecorners onlyI coinin it.3.2. which would fhe coin.counl lhe coins in eoch row fo "prove"il. couldolsomove coinfromonerowlo onoiher You chonging cenier is The lhinglo remember lhoi lhe corner ondlhenmoveonother bockto compensote.9." withorrt And oddshiscoins.10 in this row.> A . see. timeto stop you thol lhol the mighlwellplocehiscoinin o locolion wouldrequire to move linol continue.5.2. lhere is coins coins 1.4. move coins fromcornerslhol you Whenever luck.4. you're goingio olsomoveoround ihot somecoins oddsl io o cenier spectolor piles iheolher you lo o fromoneoflhe center lhe For WILL offect oufcome. ond AflerI loyoutthecoins show lhings moving olongot o brisk imporlonliouchkeep is Anoiher ond o in howthereore l0 coins eochrowond hoveo coinodded. oi be ond iry il out. ond coins 1.8.i-----.9.\ .3. tf you slill The themosicoins remoining..bulfollowolongwilhcoinsin hond. is howmuch thisroutine foreveryone fun Poge14 .5. importont one piles wholmoke lrickwork.or 2 if in o corner.6.----r.5.6.. E € F A COIN BEEN HAS ADDED RtI D.<*:- & B -__.I offecl lookof concentrolion soy.7. ond thisI here. conmove coin NOT pilenextlo it wilhout o thecount. ond fhisI hereond thotI lhere.-.7.BrorcBcrnstcin (''--. very openly.10 in lhis row .8. hove possible. iuslreolign or 2 coins moke'lhecoinvonish.8.(OR L people cotch sowhol will on. ond. ifyou i to ln performonce.2.oh lefssee.7.seethe coinhosvoncoins coin.I YOU MOVE COIN A FROMTOK IOR ANDA IO E.3.9. spectoior give melhod owoy.4. lefs this youos if you ore crozy. ond 1.4.2." you youneedlo do is moveot leosl3 or 4 coins to eochstoge. TO J' G.if I move I here. ond repeot.3. the hovehimodd onolher giving limelo survey siluoiion him ished.6.6.

but why ihe lechniques the fieldore so underusedhoso{len could eosily do of confused me.Y so. poordisillusioned generolly lhoilhe "effect hondhimhiswollel. "CHEATER. ond put it.Conyoucomeup wilho melhod occomplish lo iheobove? Remember. is nowto thinkof hercordond pushdownonlhe deckwhen soy. pushes you She down. is notlhe plocefor me lo defend "Menlolisls" "Psychic Ihis I ond Enlertoiners". moves" thewholeeffect ond os l{ MEIIIOD: knowlhot lhe vostmoiority mogicions I of reoding qre oboutto cryoul. heldin ploce wiiho liftle woxif needed. the AS. following iustthetipotfheiceberg. thefrsi time. exploin I wonl her10thinkof o cord.bulhowdo youknowwhollhe cordwill be?Belore showstortt I osksomeonefheywillhelp the if mein on effecl.butiI youiustosksomeone I lhol during show. My ones. wouldhopethotlhe reoder iokethis I will qt wrjie-up on obiect os lesson. giveher o deckof cordslo shuffle cut. ond the on There obviously is no "suspicious ploys described." lhis you?e oflhem.ondlhenyouhondcomes lromunderlhe up ioblewiiho cordwhich ploce foce downoffto lhe sideof thetoble. exomple.Younow oskherlo look lhrough deckforthe8D. if lhe moment linolly o ond os is right." ihedeck. thinkobouiit. remove froms regulor il deck. the deckis toiollylegil. under ioble.Youlhenspreod ond Pogel5 . is lhenlo plocelhe deckfocedownon fhecenter lhe ioble. she thot lt ond of be yourself. Bytheiudicious of theselechniques. wosNOTIo wrileii down. could onycord.oll I consoyis "loobqd. lindoutwhot cordislhol heperson lo islo the willcollout. lhisis being He of As you you done. ond The is ETFECT: hondsomeone deckof cordslo be exomined. including cord iusl Now.before slorllo perform. youoskherlo ploce hondon iop oi lhe os her "NOW. exploined eorlier hod oskedo lodyto think o cord. hispickpocket slogewhispers his"mork" out in lo lo oct.Alsoimogine etfecl youroudience. ploce obviously You on emplyhondunderneolh toble." you Woit moment thensuddenly.TEITTFUST'S T}IROOGIIT6BIE C6TID Although wriltenlhis iiem os o self conioined l've effecl. collout."fs o shome you'll missing ontechniques ihol one thqt be oui some ihe biggest whofeel of nomesin mogicuselo foolyouoll thetimelftey orethesomepeople bummed whentheyfnd oul lhol Blockione.feelthol monyoi lhe clossic use I effecls mogic be mode of con much more effective decepiive. o people tendlo pickobvious cords. I feel the iusfifies meonsl" you Allyou need do.lTlSGONE! the You nowosksomeone lurnoverlhe cordthot penetroled io lhrough toble.or fellonyone. yeorsit bothered lhoi mosl"Mogicions" For me lookdown disdoin with "Menlolisls'. olthough qnd PROUDI. the Ah. reolly hoveo lololly seleciion onyof ihe 52 cordsin thedeckshe did free of noforce.The AoingSoathle<Lnc I. wholhersecret is. lSIHE8D! the lT you Notbodeh?Before reod"Melhod".Soying youwontherlo comeup wilho like thot irulyrondom you lhemloce selection. you She "NOW. isthenio shuffle culihedeck You io o He ond hisheorfscontenl.or lhe OD. colls cord For she oullhe 8D.sheisosked nomehermenlolly for to selecied outloud.

ond eveno few feefowoy. ils to lum berthecordsheiusioicked. Check yourfovorile wilh gei for MogicDeolerto themokings one. ifs The The Professionol's Cords".Ted FAR bestmorked cordsoround.BrsccBcrnstcin you downonthetoble ond oskherfoslide onycord slrikes out thot herfoncy. Since oreusing morked o quifeeosy knowwhotcordsheslidoul. con deserves lifelimeochievement o oword"for thisoneof hismonycreolions. iustlhotsimple. istheninslructed to lelionyone She wholhercordis.You'll delighied. These BY ore iypeof mqrked cordsI useis lhe -Ted Lesley Working Morked lhe They be reodquickly eosily. nol Yes. be Poge16 . isthenlo oulbocklhe the no know She cordondshufffe deckso onecould herchoice. resiis up lo you.You owoyondoskherlolookol. ond rememdeck.

osko 2nd person help.thebigger ln osk lo sironger. commenl it of This should elicit you you. thotheheoded.o.TdSKLYN'S RITIG "Ring Protection" in This rouline bosedon theeffect is of creqled oneofihe greolchoroclers mogic by ond Tony Under nomeTomPolmethe creoted performed ihe .withhis he finol his olher orm.Although the lryinghord.ond everyone orm else's ii surprise. in exploining it isnow sopping strengih.Aftero bil of prodding. Holding his ormon hiswrisl.sohe ore you isto resist lo the besioI hisobility.buthisspiriiisolive everyone wonts pul reolmogicbockintomogic. his Ask himto open his eyesond see wherelhe r'ng is. ond exlend orm. islo extend orm. youoreweoring. Hovehim openhiseyesond seewherelhe ringis.ond. His "lnvocolionol'. his Hove close eyes him his ogoin. putlhe ringo lew feeiowoy You ond ondtrypushing ormdown. Hovehimopenhiseyes holdonto seewhere ringis.hovebecome sought oflercolleclor's ilems.ll|P Going Sottth Le<lurc I. Under neorsingle o grewfromo funtopicof conversoiiono fullffedged form.holdhondswiththe znd person before closing eyes. Younow osk himlo holdthe to thot ring tightly hisolherhond. to Agqin.k.ond tryio pushdown his orm.Agoinhovehimclose eyes. exploin thol il hostheobility sop to is ondfiom whol il con proiect o energy of iis ondpropose demonsirolion. orm goesdownquite the eqsily. the his bullhistimeyouhoveihe 2ndperson Poge l7 . ormwonl budge.convenlion o he nowoutof print. bul "Bizqrre mosiofwhich ore THE leoding forcein wholhosgrownto be colled Mogic". ond lhe thelield his honded tuteloge. qnd You forsomeone help.Tony possed lo ort owoyo few oftheBizorre yeors to ogo.Askinghim lo siond up ond lhe holdhisormgroighioutin lronlof him. focl. ihonk fhqniusto piece lhemfor noiicing ondlhenexploin il is muchmore it.o.bul ore unoble do so.iso Ring Prolection.youlell him ihotyou goinglo lrytopushhisormdown. lo who ring in ofl EfFECI: someone commenls {oryouleodtheconversotionlhe direcfion on unusuol lhol on. You nowmove ringclose himond pushon his lhe lo orm. you his Forlhe demonstrotion. nowoskhimlo exo lendhisormond close eyes thothewon'lsee his so youpui the ring.goesdowneosily! you Tolokelhings siepfurther.ihe orm sloysup.Alyou though huffond puff. lhol You questions oboutwhol ringof proleclion o ofiewelry. now pushdown on his his You ouistrelched ond io his. otioined neorlegendory repulotion. betler. Ye Andruzzi.Mosklyn Moge. ond illusions comedy Tony decided explore lo newhorizons. monybooks. fromonyone whomightbe thinking horming owner.Although is seenihol you ore usingmuch ii lessenergy lhen before.youtryio pushhisorm down. become ond mogic os iimepossed.Youputlhe ii oboui6leel where owoyfiom him.

or of{honded monner! Ployed seriously. Tony. someone theirthumb hod hold ondfirstfinger together hewouldiry to seporole ond lhem. their "Doemon's published hisbook. ond Hove openhiseyes seetheRing Proiection slruck him lo oi hos ogoin! METHOD:words. omozing its howwellihisploys. willbe obleto push ormdownwilhiust you is the the o finger 2 in themostcosuol.o condilioned by response beencreoted. could onytypeotobiectlo the"proleclor".l'vehodsomepeople so weoklhoi ihey gel In hove sifdown.youpushdownon hisormwithiustI finger. foct.youweoken muscles. lo .Repeot wristsqueeze ocling the the for ond iirstpori.hissubconscious pickup on it. lhe originol in version in Diory".whenyouhovehimclose eyesogoin.Bl&ceBernstcin lhe ring. his becouse eyesore closedit should seemihol hecouldn'f know whereyouprt thering.Believe or nol hissubconscious pickup lhottheringis neor to i't will him.Now. concenkolionsplit is it olsobecomes horder resisl.Infhelsi porlof phose youwonthimto will 2. hisormdropslikeo leodbolloon. the muscles Aiter slrong o getfotigued quite quickly il'so neorimpossibility involved ond lo qmong2 muscle keep extended.yousqueeze wristquite hos so his firmly ond ACT if youore pushing os downwilh oll yourstrength. subconscious hos His nowreolizes ihe firstlime someone thot holdshishond. boih moking even it eosier to pushhisweokened downthe2ndtime. you Obviously. whenyouholdhiswrislto pushdown.he isto be 9rong. youoreiolking youlurnowoyfromhim if os osyouputtheringdown. orm lhe 2nd phoseis whenlhe psychology comesinlo ploy.Ihen firsl his whenyouoskhimlo "hold the you ring TIGHTLY other in his hond".Ahhough. so First oll. live Pogej8 .ond thotthe2ndtimehis ormwilldrop. heregoes.I lindlhotlhe ormis moreimpressive ond isoctuollv eosier do.ondwhenlhe 2nd person holding ring. thinkhissfrength relurned. This time.Push downon hisqrm ondwoichit drop! Asyouprobobly hovereolized now. Somehow I lhinkyouwonlmore.youfocehimond his lolkos youputihe ringclose him.ondore oblelo describe ringoctuolly io ihe sopping energy.Psychology muscle 2 ond fotigue. lo The limeyoupushdownon hisorm. oui of o pushor 2. oresplitting oflention his between orms. is quiteconvincing feelsos if ll ond youore pushing downquitehord.ifs notthoteosy holdyourormstroight infronl youondresist downword of lo pressure. ii Anolher imporlontfoctorlhol ifone's is groups.nolfo meniion howweoklhol orm is now. moke use be buf sure qn unusuol thot ifs ilem could up lo itsbuildup.

IENT6L ROUTINE ihot moy eosilybe l'm oftenoskedby mogicions recommend simple. siofes. numberedlhrough butlheirorderis nolquileos rondom it I 9. cours€.smooth svengoli deck) o on bolhprediclions.whichisihenshown oll presenl. ond osko spedolor givelhemo couple cuts. os forcerequires cords. to one up os he requesls. ot lhemsiorls. lo of The shuffle lhemfurlher. 1o 'l you You 9.o deckof ploying cordsis disployed. digilnumbers nowoddedtogelher. digil number. melhod". forcecordis writlen of is for o rough. numberedthrough in o rondomorder. lhe lo Eoch to pickup one of lhe Piles.think lollowing I the routine lhe bill perfectly. prediclthotthe willlondtoilsup. thenoskhimif he wouldlikehisnumbers be written lherighlor lhe lefl.iswritlen his numbers.s. coin londHeodsup. thisis done. Deck". hondo coinfo o member lhe oudience is You CFFECT: experiment An youremove envelope fromyourpockel ond oskthemlo flip it on lo o ffolsurfoce. ore pile remoining beingdiscorded.lhe cord The3 seledions now recopped lhe oudience. cord. 2 rondom. lfeellhot Pop-Eyed Popper bul o Eye Youconlorce cord"byyourfovoriie lhe {bosicolly your goodchoice ihisrouline. ond presenfotion. o unknown.P. to o effeclive menlolrouline lt oddedto theirregulor mogicprogrom. 3 digilnumber oddedio theprevious creoiing lotolly for For the Toilsup. tsl specfofor lhento collout onolher The is of o whichyouwrileunderneoth hisfirsfchoice. the ond ore METHOD: fhecoinflipis truly Only the 1 the will 2 prediction envelopes needed. oskoneofthe2 speclolors colloui oflhe numbers hispile. As on or for to whefher coinis heods toils. exomple. leoving freelo concentote the presenfolion.Youhondhim his on hond. cordseleclion.from hondto 'to youosksomeone plocehistinger thebockof onycordtholfheywish. is oneot o lime inlo3 piles. then 2ndspectotor oskedfor his. ihe ond honditto someone sofekeeping.Youdo lo on numTheother is to ll nexilo the lsl spectolofs specloior osked colloul oneof hisnumbers. ber creoting rondom2 digitnumber. of 2 2 The]sl spedolor thenoskedforhisfinolnumber.2 speclolors lhenosked help. ploysquite fts yet is eosylo do. Forlhe finolphoseof lhis routine.follows you the on lt effecfively. second of lhe speclolor lhenlo colloul o 2nd number is goesunderhisll choice. ihespeclolor collout Ask ond lhe Next. doesnolusetheI oheod but lechnique. rondom.The GoingSoatl Lerune gTIIITYT.lhecord It coin outloudlhe prediction wosseoled lhat will willbe lhe 6 ofSpodes. show9 cords.ihe otherstorts. proposed. lhe number be 165!" ond rondom. you in You Picking o podo{poper. Thenumber 9 Pogel9 . ihe number wos ond your who hosbeenholding prediclion envelope openil torlhe firsllimeond reod lo Youosklhe person "l inside. ore coinwill londToils up.This ond the is is is totol. whilespreoding cordsfocedown. clossic portprediction 3 of concerning E. cordsore lhendeoltoul. coinlonded ore creofed rondom ]65. oi wos chosen the6 ol spodes. number forced. course. The ore which.

Becker.Br.ondfi. tokeo cordfiom lhe proper iust Then 2ndcordfrompile1 goeson lop. pilel. whendeoltout. 'l5. lheir undemeoth Previous diredly ore numbers writlen BecoUse lhe loclthoteochperson's ol ore to lhe lotolHAS be i65. iofoll5belongs o clever hoving eochgroupof numbers is con inloo slocklhol beculrepeoledly my moinimProvemenl.Jock concepls Similor The Terry Nosek. Here o lewexomples: The overfhe yeors. choices. lheno cordfrom order.il doesnl mofter is whichoI the 3 Piles io be cordstholwill odd up to eochpile conloins Since discorded. orrongemenfoi lo Mentolist. ofhers [orry hovebeenusedby.rccBcrnstein lhe lhe in whotI meon.9 one Plle' 2'6'7in withcordsin hondondyou'llsee looks. Follow olong odd up to 15 Togel thecordsin thol Nofice eochol lhe 3 piles o 2nd pile. then1 frompile2. 3.lhe 3 pileswilleochstillodd os con Thecords nowbe cutos mony uplo'15. ihesenumbers Poge20 . io reody go putonlop in order.4. ideooI ond London. ihenputo cordfrompile2 on top of ii.The yet times youwish.8in o 3rdpile.5. ond o pile3 goeson topof lhe lst 2 cords. you?e ond ore finolcords olso lhenpile3.Put 1.

The Going so.this to olongwithcordsin hond. follows: to lurnthecords I >Deol singly. lo of in to should ploced the righi(i. You EfFECT: lokeoui nineofyourbusiness in whichis ploced full writedowno prediction oI cord. sPectoior osked discord of lhe lhreepiles on pilesYouwriteihotnumber o out lo Youoskforo number be colled fom oneol thetwo remoining piece poper.yousecretly On onolher proceThe youthenexploin youwishsomeone "rondomize" orderof ihecords. of is Pile. one to is o up Tomixihings evenmore.. firsl their two choices downunder whichorewrillen numbers now speclolors collofitheirfinol Boih qre is Thenumbers oddeduP. Ten's ol numberfromhis pile. 2 >Deol singly. second lton. focedownin orderfrom1downio 9 Dofhe"demonstrolion" lhe Hove cords os fqceup os voudeolthem. 3 Poge 2l .or piece pqper. ol o time. "swkhing" lhe to thol you the ore ond dureis demonslroted thenthe speclolors to helpyou 'tondomize" cordsby lelling cords.IPTO lhemfromI to 9 number ond openly cords.e.elc. youfollow remembenng sequence. Lc<llttQ IIUI'IBERPREDICTIOII II'IPRO].t . hovesomeone lhe cordso series stroight into one ore Thecords lhendeon. the one'scolumn) thefirslsPeclobrs be numbers hos A column).ondthenthePrediction reod predided lotol! the correcflv Youhove ond in of lJtEIlloD:Thisis o combinolion the numberprediction 'ulilityMentolRoutine" the switch Molch". two digitnumber iustbeenformed ihe lhe left(i.ilwill be eosier grosp if Asusuol. whento s.e. >Deol singly. A differenl spectotor oskedlo collouto numberfromthe otherremoining He is oskedif his or numbers.lt is wriflenunderneoth hisfirst lo is Thelirstperson osked colloff onofher selecwhichiswrilienunderhisfirst of person thencollsoutonother hisnumbers.wilch culs of give you Aftelthecordshovebeen"rondomized". from technique 'Symbolic qlo Prediction" cords '"Number lo sequence slocklhe you voriotion. usethe"demonstrolion" In. Tie choice. threepiles.

6 >Deol singly. hos servedrne \ €l b( monyyeors. with fo slock Proceed "Number cords nowin o proper ore The ond of I hopeyou enioyfhis combinotion methods.in thefollowing 8 7 5 1 up will nowshowhowtworunthroughs mixlhings ond Pick thecords.BrurcBchstein 4 >"Swifch"ond 5. singly. should foce inlhisorder: be Ihe cords 8 7 a 6 5 '| Predidion'. >'5\/itch" 4 ond6. PoSe 22 . flmedothe"demo" follows: This even 5 >l fhrough corddeolfsingly. >Deol7 >-Switch' ond 9. on foce >Ihe8 isturned uPonddropped loP.n ploysquite eJfeciively. turnthemfocedown. 8 order: The cords should nowbe foceup.You uD os more. up. lhe 7 >Switch'lhe ond9.

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