This trick can be so incredibly powerful but you have to practice practice practice. If you don't do
this, the effect will seem weak. This is based on an old principle but if you stick with it, it can
be some of the most powerful magic that you will ever perform. Paul Harris comes out with some
pretty amazing magic but it's usually more difficult. While in theory this trick could be performed
by a beginner, I would recommend that it only be picked up by someone who is more experienced and
confident while performing.
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Great trick! Very clever! I spent a couple of hours with the patter and the handling. Then showed
it to my wife who is a really tough critic. I blew her away! She loved it!
The key is,
study the patter and practice the handling and it works like a charm!
I have to admit I am on the fence as well. The reason why I like it is because the effect is as seen
in the video and you just can't argue with that. You can bring this envelope to a party and leave
your playing-cards at home, because you don't need them. Thats's another thing I like, the method.
Fantastic (they truly always tear up the cards they want to tear up). What I don't like is that the
envelope will maybe last some time, but it will obviously not look like new after a while. There
will be tiny creases, it'll get dirty, and so on. They acknowledge the problem in the instructions,
but that doesn't help ME. I still recommend to buy this, overall. If you are a pro it will be worth
to buy another envelope from time to time. And if you are not, your envelope should surely last 30
to 40 performances and still look tolerable. Enough for mum, Dad and the dog. There is one more item
you should get from an office-supply store, it is mentioned in the instructions. The makers sell the
envelopes, but they are so expensive you hardly save $ compared with penguin. I think they should
drop the price for people who purchased the effect. Good trick with flaws. If you can track down the
envelopes (brand-name mentioned in the instructions) and if it's possible to make them yourself, pse
post at Penguin-only section. Thanks.
My biggest problem with the trick is the envelope.. it says that it will last though several
preformances, but the envelope failed me the first few times,, it opens when it's not supposed to,,
over all , good idea,, good routine, bad envelope, stick to the original invisible deck..
A truly spectacular effect. It is the invisible deck, with a great story and audience
participation. A reaction machine.
I just got this trick and have only performed it a few times, but already I have had great
reactions. The good thing about one and only is the build-up, which makes the climax of finding
their chosen card even greater. It does take some time to learn the patter and method, but I think
anyone is capable of performing it.
This is amazing!! Very ingenius method. Harris has out done himself. Sooooo cunning. Buy it now you
won't be unhappy. Great Trick
This is a very very ingenious piece of magic, it's very well done, the effect is power. But one bad
thing is that it cannot be examined, and sometimes, that sucks. It invovles psycho-ing your
spectator, thus those magic-trick spoilers might spoil it. But that's like only 10% of the time as
this magic has a way to prevent it. Do consider this.
This effect is awesome if you put in the time to learn it. You will have to practice this a lot to
get it down flawlessly, but it is well worth it . . .at least to me.
With the effect,
Harris gives you easier options to use to perform this miracle. The description of the effect
reads exactly how it plays out. Card is named and found in the envelope.