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mikeym's Avatar Jump to comment 24 by mikeym

"You seriously think he'd rely on that when a simple card palm would be sure every time? Come on.." He doesn't seem to get it right every time. There are clips of him with people who are a bit more savy and the whole suggestion thing doesn't work. I can't help but think that magicians see slight of hand because that's what they're expecting. Although he did use slight of hand for the final winning ticket on "the system".

But every trick appears to have the same underlying prompts. It's a lot of effort to go to if it's got nothing to do with the trick. The cabbie's the same, I've seen him do it on a couple of shows and he basically leads him on a journey with voice clues and tapping them on each shoulder.

Tue, 15 Sep 2009 18:33:00 UTC | #397359