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ODD by Marcus Eddie (Instant Download) Have her name ANY card, and WITH NO HESITATION show that it's the ONE card with an ODD colored back. DOWNLOAD INSTANTLY. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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Best Penguin purchase I've ever made Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 11th, 2013
This trick blows people away and it is super easy to learn and perform.6 of 8 magicians found this helpful.
I modified the trick slightly so you can do it completely surrounded and it requires no practice whatsoever (ok, maybe a couple of minutes).
The card box is not modified and you don't need a card clip or sleeve.
Nobody has guessed how I do it. Nobody has seen anything like it before. Everyone is amazed.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 6th, 2013
This takes little practice but plays big! It's like a better version of the invisible deck. I highly recommend to all magicians!6 of 8 magicians found this helpful.
Better than Invisible Deck Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 14th, 2015
ODD is reminiscent of the Invisible Deck (ID), and both tricks have a strong impact. However, I prefer ODD for strolling purposes for three reasons. First, ODD uses 52 perfectly ordinary cards. It’s true that there’s something “ODD” about the deck and it can’t be handed out for inspection. However, the individual cards are quite normal so that you can slowly thumb through them and allow the spectator to see all their faces. The ID doesn’t look nearly so normal and, in close-up situations, spectators sometimes notice its peculiarities.3 of 3 magicians found this helpful.
Second, I think the effect of ODD is more magical, or at least more inexplicable, than the effect of the IV. In the IV, the selected card flips over. Spectators find this outcome impressive but not bewildering – they imagine that the magician somehow turned over the card. In ODD, however, a red-backed card appears in a blue deck. This seems much harder to explain than a flipped-over card.
The third reason I prefer ODD is that it is easy to make. Two ODD decks can be assembled from two ordinary bicycle decks (and no other materials) in a matter of about ten minutes.
ODD is fairly easy to do – about 3 on a 1 to 10 scale. Angle problems are minimal. Marcus Eddie is a great teacher, although I suggest that you ignore his lesson on how to construct a special cardboard card case for ODD. If you use a metal or leather card case and keep the deck face-up during the first part of the trick, you don’t have to worry about matching the color of the card case and the deck. Otherwise, I highly recommend this trick.
A very clever trick Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 6th, 2013
Marcus does a nice job explaining this illusion in full.3 of 3 magicians found this helpful.
I thought I knew what he was doing but nope: he got me. I like this because the card is completely examinable. At the end you could sign the card after the illusion and give it away if you like.
It's clean and fast and good for table hopping because as you move from table to table, people will hear the 'others' and pick a different card. And their card is the 'Odd' card.
it's worth it.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 10th, 2015
I've known Marcus for around 15 years and watched him grow in skill and performance. I even own a few of his earlier tricks. Just as I bought this trick I figured it out. However his handling is clean and neat. His carrier of the trick is really good idea. I would highly recommend it. Like other tricks once you have finished this trick you need to switch decks if you want to do another trick.2 of 2 magicians found this helpful.
For under ten dollars you get a outstanding trick that you can afford.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on September 30th, 2013
Marcus is a good teacher and the effect gets great reactions. Good purchase.2 of 2 magicians found this helpful.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 24th, 2013
I am not a huge fan of this guys work, But I decided to give him another chance, and still not a big fan.2 of 3 magicians found this helpful.
Im not sure what all the hype is about this trick, there is a couple of decks out there that do the same job, for half the work. In my opinion not worth it.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on February 13th, 2014
It doesn't really get easier than this it's super super suuuuuuper easy if you are a beginner you can do this no problem it's about a 30 minute download Marcus goes over every last thing you need to know about the effect the do's and do nots it contains several live presentations as well as a studio performance he also shows you a few different ways to present the effect there really are no forces and no influences it truly is a 100% free choice if you have not bought this yet BUY IT! YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT!1 of 1 magicians found this helpful.
Great performance = Great effect Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 4th, 2014
They say the genius is the one who notices the obvious which seems to elude the masses. That definitely appears to be the case here. When you learn the method you will instantly think to yourself "DUH!!!" (for lack of a more fitting term).1 of 1 magicians found this helpful.
I've now performed this hundreds of times and often close with it receiving a room full of applause. I will incorporate three spectators. Each writes down their choice on a piece of paper so nobody else shares with one another until the time is right and nobody is influenced by another's choice.
1st spec: secretly writes a value A-K
2nd spec: secretly writes a suit
3rd spec: chooses either red or blue
Also, this way the color of the box is less of a factor or memory for that matter as we are not simply saying "here think of a card you gotta see this", but rather building a routine and focusing all attention on THEIR decisions and THEIR predictions. But for those who find it an issue I offer this:
I tried using a "neutral" color (white) box for awhile, until I realized that I was the only one who ever remembered what color the box was. Everyone else's minds were on the trick and experiencing the effect. I take the box out, pour out the cards and spread them showing there are no duplicates, and put the box away. They unfold their papers and together come up with one card and one color as a COLLECTIVE. All the attention and memories fall to the spectators. I've never once had anybody ask me about the box being a white box and if they didn't notice the unique box, then they most definitely would not notice the Blue or Red, so I've stopped being concerned with that long ago.
Ok, getting off topic. The point is this a a great trick with an ingenious method. The only limitation is your imagination and performance.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 17th, 2013
My thinking with this trick was a routine that I had looked at doing with that old favourite The In%$#&^le deck.1 of 1 magicians found this helpful.
If you have that deck you will know the basic idea involved here, though Marcus"s working is completely different.
That said the trick is basic to perform, you have to watch your handling so specs dont get a glimpse of anything, the only angles to watch that I could think of are if you have
people looking up at your hands from underneath.
I you are looking for a quick trick, quick to learn, and quick to do, great for beginners, get it.
The reason for 3 stars would have given 4 is that you will need a couple of other things to make the trick work, and most people will know what you need, and probably have a couple of of those around the place, if not extra expense.
All in all well done Marcus
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