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> Mental Photo Deck Bicycle (Red)

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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 9th, 2010
This is a heavily-gimmicked deck, but it's gimmicked in ways that are very familiar to anyone who's ever done any work with cards. Too familiar, perhaps. Hasn't everyone seen those "trick decks" where they look like one thing if you riffle it this way, but look like something else if you riffle it the other way? Laymen may not know what to call it, but plenty of them have seen them.

The biggest problem with this deck is that you're showing an effect (deck transformation) that practically BEGS the spectator to say, "Hey, let me take a look at those cards!", and naturally you have to refuse, since this deck is obviously unexaminable.

So why show this effect to anyone?

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Aug 13th 2014 5:56am
That's a bit short sighted anonymous. Don Alan killed with his presentation as do I. Sure it is a gimmicked deck but routine it well and put your own presentation around it - not what it says in the enclosed instructions - and it is a layman killer.

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Feb 16th 2017 5:27pm
You can't reccomend this? Hmmmm it's only one of the top 5 greatest magic decks EVER created!

When you have great presentation with great story telling ....it mystifies!!!!!!

Try it.

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Sep 19th 2017 9:54am
Why show this effect to anyone? Because it looks like magic - that's why! And that should be the reason any effect should be done. Yes, the method(s) involved are known to those who have worked with cards. But the methods are secondary - the effect is what matters.

I will never forget the amazement I felt when I first saw a MP deck demonstrated at the Disneyland Magic Shop many years ago. And that's one of the reasons why I still perform the effect today.

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