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100th Monkey by Chris Philpott (Multi-Language) - 2 DVD Set + Gimmicks- THREE devastating effects based on a brand new, diabolically clever principle. NOW SHIPPING. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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"Absolutely brilliant!" - Banachek

"The 100th Monkey is not just a method; it's an adventure! You're going to want to run with these simian secrets." - Max Maven

98% from Craig and 97% from Dave on Wizard Product Review. "I love this! I'll just stick this straight in my parlor show. A brand new principle!" - David Penn

The 100th Monkey now in 12 languages: Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Norwegian, Spanish and Swedish!

Three effects based on a new principle. Take away someone's ability to read! Catch the scent of a thought! Let a spectator read minds!

Includes written instructions and gimmicked artworks in 12 languages, 2 DVDs, 11 postcards and over 500 gimmicked artworks!

French: "Absolument génial" - Banachek. 3 effets basés sur un principe nouveau. Otez la capacité de quelqu'un à lire! Sentez le parfum d'une pensée! Laissez un spectateur lire dans les pensées!

Swedish: "Absolut lysande!" - Banachek. 3 effekter som bygger på en ny princip. Ta bort någons förmåga att läsa! Känn doften av en tanke! Låt en åskådare läsa tankar!

German "Absolut brillant!" (Banachek) Drei Effekte basierend auf einem neuen Prinzip. Nehmen Sie jemandem die Fähigkeit zu lesen. Fangen Sie Gedankendüfte. Lassen Sie einen Zuschauer Gedanken lesen!

Portuguese: "Absolutamente brilhante" - Banachek. 3 efeitos com base em um novo princípio. Tire a capacidade de ler de alguém. Capte a essência de um pensamento. Faça com que o espectador consiga ler mentes!

Danish: "Simpelthen strålende!" - Banachek. 3 effekter baseret på et nyt princip. Fjern en persons evne til at læse! Indfang duften af en tanke! Lad en tilskuer læse tanker!

Italian: "Assolutamente geniale '-! Banachek. 3 Effetti basati su un nuovo principio. Togliere capacità di qualcuno di leggere! Prendere il profumo di un pensiero! Lasciate uno spettatore leggere le menti!

Spanish: "Absolutamente genial!" - Banachek. 3 efectos basados en un nuevo principio. Quitale la habilidad a alguien de leer! Captura la escencia de un pensamiento! Deja que un espectador lea mentes!

Dutch: "Absoluut briljant" - Banachek. 3 effecten gebaseerd op een nieuw principe. Verwijder iemands vermogen om te lezen! Vang de geur van een gedachte! Laat een toeschouwer gedachten lezen!


Chinese: "????!!" - Banachek ?????????????????!!

Hebrew: Banachek -"???? ?????!".????? ??????? ?? ?????? ???. ?? ?? ?????? ?? ????? ?????!

Norwegian: "Helt fantastiske"- Banachek. En effekt basert på et nytt prinsipp. Ta bort noens evne til å lese!

Chinese, Hebrew, Norwegian and Japanese versions ONLY include Speechless, where you take away someone's ability to read. Video instructions included are in English ONLY and contain some material not on this version.

More reviews:
"Revolutionary ideas that soon will be the standard for all mentalists .... Worthy of being seen on TV and still be believable!"
- Joe Monti, National TV Producer (Criss Angel's Mindfreak)

"Utterly baffling."
- Colin McLeod

"To say that I'm impressed is an understatement! This is something I will carry with me personally everywhere I go. The secondary DVD also includes a staggering amount of additional files which open up limitless possibilities for magicians, mentalists and hypnotists alike. Words simply do not do this justice."
-Michael Murray

"This is one of those times I wish I could toss my moral compass out the window and just tell you this product is crap... just so I can keep it to myself."
-Bryce Kuhlman, My Lovely Assistant

"This is for the thinking mentalist who wants to be at the cutting edge of new ideas without using stooges or electronic gadgets. Real magic of the mind that takes advantage of how our minds work!"
-Paul Draper

"Chris, you are a freaking genius and you can quote me on that! The method is diabolical!"
-Matthew Johnson

"Ingenious and innovative... It's not often that some new and useful principle is brought to mentalists, but Chris Philpott has done just that. Highly recommended."

"This is just ridiculously good. I got it expecting to find it interesting and possibly useful. I was not expecting to be wholly blown away by it, which I was. What I wasn't prepared for was how well-executed they are, and the amount of work that Chris obviously put into them, on many levels, to make them as effective as possible. It's rare that I get this excited about a new mentalism item, but this absolutely warrants it."
-Joshua Quinn

"It's awesome!"
-Ran Pink

"A radically new breakthrough in the art of mentalism. The 100th Monkey is brilliant and takes dual reality to the next level, the effects are powerful and well thought out, even greater is the core technique which opens the door to endless possibilities!"
-Robert J. Gould

"I think it is great. I had to rub my eyes a few times just looking at it!"
-Craig Filicetti

"This is effing great, so please stop talking about this. The fewer that know about this, the better!"
-Sean Fields

"BRILLIANT!! No hype... No BS.... Everyone we have shown it to is blown away. Thank you for producing something that is really worth more than the asking price. WE LOVE THIS THING!!"
-Paul Gross

"In the hands of a good performer, it can become a deadly psychological weapon, to produce the most organic mind reading ever! I can't recommend The 100th Monkey highly enough."
-Robert Marsi

"A LOT of work went into this and Chris's passion and personal investment is obvious in all aspects of the production. Great job!"
-Bill Cushman

"This is easily one of the best releases within the past year - pure genius."
-Brett Barry

"Excellent, top of the line stuff from a master... this is the sort of thing that other performers buy the rights to in order to keep to themselves."
-Atlas Brookings

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8 of 10 magicians found the following review helpful:
Visible Monkey Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 9th, 2014
I have done this trick a good 20 times and no matter how picky I am about the lighting, spectators guess how it works about fifty percent of the time. I can't say that I would recommend this one, but I like the idea and hope it can be perfected in the future.
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8 of 10 magicians found the following review helpful:
80 bucks? weak instructional dvd Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 27th, 2014
I know an extra dvd was given with other goodies to print out for your use but still I feel cheated. The instructional dvd doesn't have any live performances just exactly what you see on the trailer. Chris basically sits in front of a camera and tells you things you can do without really giving any detailed demonstrations or live performances to prove his theory. This feels like an incomplete project. For the 80 bucks I poured in and days of trying to put together strong patter, I really feel that I've taken away time from other stronger effects that I receive great reactions from. this is going in the draw, highly disappointed, worst 80 bucks I ever spent.
I really tried to give this the benefit of doubt but as one earlier reviewer put it. It worked about 50 percent of the time as everyone knew about the mystery of the gimmick. Old science trick for adults if that, doubt its performance will interest a younger crowd so save your Begonias....
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7 of 10 magicians found the following review helpful:
Very Cool For Pros Only Though... Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on December 26th, 2013
This is really cool ! I'm stoked about it and fortune enough that for me at least right now $80 is not a ton of money...

However if i was stretched for cash and could only buy 1 trick I'd def feel a little burned. Not because of the quality or the amount of content you get out of the product but more because this trick is really for working professional mentalist.

I'm just a dood who is dabbling in magic for fun. I brought this to the bar and it was fun to play with but really only got a 50/50 result out of it and it not nearly as cool as the trailer makes it out to be.

BTW there are no full performances on the DVD which always a huge red flag. I wish I had known that before I bought it...

Overall really innovative and great addition for any working pro... if you are just an average person though. Save your cash unless you have a ton of extra floating around and want to try this !!!
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6 of 8 magicians found the following review helpful:
Do not buy. Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 9th, 2014
I was very excited for this trick, as I do a lot of mentalism effects. However, while it states that it can be used for close-up, spectators also will "lose their ability to read" if they are close. It's a shoddy gimmick, and I've had children see through it, it's so transluscent. Chris Philpott basically sits in front of the camera the entire time explaining the effects in little detail, and it's hypothetical best case scenario at that. Nowhere in the description does this tell you that the effects have a risk factor. Only one of these effects are reliable, "Sixth Scent", and even then, you'd have to be a stage performer to do it. I am very displeased with this, an optical illusion that should be sold at Toys R Us for $10, not worth $80 at all. It is sitting at the bottom of my shelf in a box and I am debating setting it on fire.
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2 of 3 magicians found the following review helpful:
Good but hard to pull off Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 20th, 2014
Overall, the effects are sound and if you are a seasoned stage performer, you should be able to pull this off. However, I am not a stage performer, and I haven't had the confidence to try this at my local happy hour in front of a group of under 10 people.

Lighting is very important for these effects to work properly, and trying to perform this impromptu at a bar or restaurant is very risky since you don't really know how the lighting will be. Also, crowd control is important since there are angle and distance issues to think about.

Yes, the trick is pricey. Is it too expensive for what you get? Well, if you are a stage mentalist with some experience, then the price is justified. For an amateur impromptu bar/close-up magician like myself, it's probably a bit too much, especially since I don't think I will ever feel confident enough to try to pull this off.

The DVD quality is also mediocre since it's just a talking head for the most part. Seeing more detailed performances would have been more useful so that we could get an idea of how best to perform these effects and get away with it.

I don't really regret buying the trick since I was curious how it was done after seeing it performed on AGT. And yes, it was done exactly how I thought it was, which makes me think others might also be able to guess how it works. I think it would best be performed quickly, then move on to something else to not give the audience time to ponder it over.
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
Awesome! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on February 18th, 2015
Awesome trick. Definitely deserves 5 stars. Preformed it at a party, and it worked great! When I first received the gimmicks, I was immediately out preforming the trick. Don't hesitate buying this, you won't be disappointed.
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3 of 6 magicians found the following review helpful:
Excellent Effects and Supplies! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on December 10th, 2013
This 2 DVD set is an outstanding methodology to doing some incredible effects that can be done right out of the box! Watch the DVD once and you're off and running with 'Speechless', incredibly funny and mysterious for everyone around!

There are many effects for close up, parlor and stage!

If you use just one effect from this DVD set, then it is still worth the price asked! I'm glad the price is high as it will keep the curious at bay!

For those of us who do perform, the price could of been even higher!

Don't want to give away the method but everything you need is here contained on those two DVDs. You can work straight out of the box or produce effects that are appropriately sized for the stage!

Chris is a freakin' genius!
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Really Fun! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 6th, 2015
Great idea. I love fusing technology with illusion. This was right up my ally. I had a pretty good guess at how it worked before I got it so it was just what I wanted it to be, and more. Wonderful ideas in the DVD and PDF.
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Just What The Recipient Wanted Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 14th, 2015
The effect purchased was for a friend who is a very good amateur magician, one who has experienced some success from being available for small private functions.

This was the item at the top of his list to me and he very much enjoyed receiving it and began immediately reviewing and working with the material.

He has ordered from you before and is a big fan... so count me as one, too, where I have the opportunity to help him!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on February 3rd, 2015
I have just purchased the 100th Monkey and I can say it was worth every penny. The instructions (on cd) are excellent and will take you hours of enjoyment reading about all the effects you can do with it. The cd also contains extra written instructions for additional use. Also you can print out many different words,etc. I made large 8 by 10 cards using foam board and they work like a charm in all types of lighting. This is an amazing new concept. The second disk a DVD, gives plenty of actual examples of performances. Great effect Chris.
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