If you're new to card magic, you'll enjoy this trick. The moves are simple, few, and require
virtually no previous skill (as long as you practice). This is the type of trick you perform in a
relaxed environment, especially with couples, for obvious reasons. I can see myself doing this at a
More advanced magicians won't necessarily find anything new here, but
there is a nice little basic shuffle force that beginners will find easy to learn and handy to use.
Paul, as usual, does a great job teaching. What I like about him is that he doesn't just
blow through it. He takes his time and doesn't skip any moves or assume you know things.
for the trick itself, as I mentioned in my title, it's cute. It's one of those "awwww" tricks that
the ladies like. For me personally, I like tricks where people go "wow!" or "whooooaaahhhh!" or
"what the fudgcicles?!!!" (Well, you know...) This isn't one of those. It's just cute.
you know what? Everyone needs a cute trick... something to give your spectators a little breather
from all the "what the fudgcicles?!!!" tricks. In the right setting, for example for a table where a
couple is celebrating an anniversary, this trick is more likely to woo them and net you a better tip
than something fancy shmancy. It just seems more "appropriate" for that kind of situation, which I
think even the spectators will appreciate. A trick like this has its place in just about anyone's
repertoire. Will I use it often? No. Will I use it on special occasions? Yes.
is, if you are new to magic, get this trick. It's simple, has a nice story, and you can't go wrong
with learning from a great such as Paul Harris. If you're advanced and think you know how this trick
works, this trick may be a little too simple for you. Of course, again, it IS Paul Harris, so even
an advanced magician may take away a point or two from this.
I'm happy I got this. I'm not
blown away, but this is a nice little trick.
(By the way, I always try to be honest and
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helpful. I love the Penguin community and hope that I can someday contribute my own product. :-)
Thanks for reading and for any (hopefully positive, but either way, at least kind) feedback!)