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Mnemonica Trainer by Rick Lax (Instant Download)

Finally, you CAN AND WILL learn "Mnemonica," the most sophisticated deck stacking system out there, invented by Juan Tamariz and used by top pros.
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"I tried for months and I couldn't do it, and I've met other people like me. And for the first time, I was able to memorize Mnemonica. Now, it's my FAVORITE THING to perform. It is what I have the MOST FUN performing, and it's all thanks to Rick Lax's Mnemonica memory system." -Justin Flom

"The most fooled I have EVER been by a magic trick. I could not BEGIN to explain what was going on." -Rick Lax

Watch the trailer. Rick Lax's new video will unlock the most powerful card magic system in the world, and have you ready to learn magic that simply can't be explained.

If you've seen a magician on TV recently doing card tricks you can't explain, chances are good they were using Mnemonica, a sophisticated system of doing card magic created by Juan Tamariz.

Almost every professional card magician owns Mnemonica by Juan Tamariz. It's considered the bible of memorized deck magic, and for anyone who wants to master card magic it's required reading. So why don't more magicians perform it? They try! But within the pages of Mnemonica, for as much brilliant magic as there is, there isn't any help given to memorize it!

Rick Lax has created a training system that all but guarantees success. Even if you've tried and failed before, this new approach will likely get you there.

If you want to enter a world of inexplicable, powerful card magic, you have to step through the door, and that means learning Mnemonica. While there are no tricks taught in this video, it unlocks the most intimidating part of the equation, the memory work, and gives you the power to learn any stack/memorized-deck related card tricks effortlessly for the rest of your life.

Take your magic to the next level by finally learning Mnemonica.

Warning: 18+ only. To enhance your memory, this product uses mnemonic imagery that is intentionally absurd, potentially offensive and definitely inappropriate in polite company. As a result it is absolutely not recommended for kids or the sensitive minded. If words like "sex" and "hitler" make you uncomfortable, stay far, far away.

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10,000 STARS! Must Have of 2019 (and every year after)! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 11th, 2019
Holy crap! I just memorized the entire Mnemonica stack while working on my computer (watching Rick's video in a small window)!

In less than 90 minutes and with no pain whatsoever, Rick has singlehandedly upped my magic game to a whole new level. Everyone knows that Juan Tamariz is a genius... but when he gave the world Mnemonica deck, it divided the magic world in two... those who can and those who can't use it. Even professionals like Justin Flom couldn't handle it well.

Thanks to Rick, learning the deck is EASY and literally almost INSTANTANEOUS. Seriously... this is absolutely a must-have. I'll give you an example right now... as I am typing this, I'm going to, off the top of my head and with no forethought tell you a card and where it is in the stack, as well as tell you what card is at a specific place... I promise, this is not thought of in advance... I'm writing as I think. Ok, here we go....

3 of spades and #6

3 of spades - 21st card in the mnemonica deck

The 6th card is the 6 of diamonds

2 hours ago, I didn't know that. But now I instantly know that the Ace of Spades is in the 7th place and that the 10 of Diamonds is in the 49th spot.

Seriously. Why are you still reading this review? GO BUY IT NOW!!!

(man, I hope I got all the cards right or else I'm gonna be embarrassed... but hey, I literally just finished the video so not too shabby)

Rick does a fantastic job of teaching and Jamar's drawings (the same guy who does all the drawings for Penguin) really help us visualize the memorization aids.

If anyone is a fan of the show "The Office", Michael Scott uses the same type of memory aids. Offensive, but it works. haha!

Rick's method is not new... I learned this method years ago when Kevin Trudeau taught it in his Mega-Memory course. (I didn't have the whole course... but I did have a cassette tape that was like a free sample. Yes, cassette tape. If you don't know what that is, ask your parents.) But I didn't really use this method much. Now, I kick myself that, after all these years, I didn't use it more.

Thank you Rick for this. This is a significant, influential, mile-marking product. I mean that with zero exaggeration. Awesome stuff! You're my hero. Change your address, because I'm guessing that there are now some high level pro magicians who will want to make you disappear aftr leveling the playing field by putting Mnemonica within reach for everyone magician.

This product retails for $40. You can get it for $20. I would easily pay $80 without a second thought, being that it makes so much different to my magic skills. I'm just learning... but this opens a whole new world of Mnemonica to me. Thank you, thank you, thank you Rick!!!

As you may know, I traditionally do not award 5 stars to a trick unless it is extremely visual. This product isn't even a trick. So, zero stars.

Just kidding!!!

10,000 stars! I give Rick the highest possible rating for this, which unfortunately is officially 5 stars.

(By the way, I always try to be honest and straightforward in my reviews, while being respectful to the magician. If you appreciate my reviews, can you please click the "Yes" button below beside the question, "Did this review help you?" It's not like I actually benefit in any way by your clicking it... but it would be nice to see if my reviews are helpful or not. I hope they are. If you ever have suggestions or comments or questions about my reviews, please feel free to leave me a constructive comment. I'm just trying to be 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!)
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Get ready to master this powerhouse of magic! Rick Lax brings the heady realms of the Mnemoica stack in your reach!

I had years of familiarity with the Harry Lorayne memory system and it still took considerable effort to memorize the Mnemonica stack. Now you can easily learn it because Rick has put all the effort in to creating easily memorable keys for the 13 values and 4 suits, awesome number pegs, and kickin' graphics to store it all in your brain.

Rick has found tons of current and memorable memes to speed your way to memorizing the entire stack.

An added bonus comes if you've purchased one of Penguin's Maiden Back marked decks. You will find they come fresh out of the box already in Mnemonica order. What are you waiting for?

Learn this now!

Highly recommended.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 28th, 2020
This system is probably great for the US magician. However, as an English man it contains far too many references to American events and people. I've had to invent my own system. Which means a wasted $20 There should have been mention of this on the site I believe.
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10 stars! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 8th, 2019
I have a rule about 5 star ratings. I don't give them out willy-nilly.

This is one of the greatest card releases I've seen. Ever.

I have a HORRID memory, and this is a BREEZE even for me!

I'm not going to sit here and tell you why this is so good. The other reviews are doing that for me.

But I want to stress to everyone reading this, if you EVER use a deck of cards, YOU WANT THIS NOW!

Thank you Rick Lax for this BEAUTIFUL system!
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Simple, if you want to learn the best memory deck, with a life long supply of trick possibilities ( not taught here, just the system for learning)
Then this is for you !!!!!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 8th, 2019
Most of all the ‘other’ memory systems out there are either too difficult, too complex or it takes such a long time to learn that you virtually give up - very frustrating. Thank you Rick for sharing this system, you are a genius! This is one of the most powerful learning systems I have ever encountered in all the years (too many to mention) that I have been performing. I actually learned the first part of the system in under 4 minutes - wow. If you ever had a fear of memory systems or tried it and failed, fear no more as Rick walks you step by step through this amazing training video. It is so unique that you will certainly have fun and be entertained while you are leaning it, very different indeed. It’s about 90 minutes long so you really get your moneys worth, nothing is left undone, no stone unturned, nothing left to ponder about, this IS the system to buy. There is no way possible that any spectator or magician for that matter will know how it’s done other than to believe that you have performed a virtual miracle. Rick's name will now be synonymous with this incredible card memory system. Spend the money, spend the time, it’s worth the investment, you will be remembered for performing this.
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Brilliant concept undermined by a lot of talking and selling. Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 17th, 2020
While the concept that drives this video is great, unfortunately for me, I wasn't able to grasp everything on the first sit through of the video, so I needed repeated watchings of the video. This is where the shine started to fade rapidly. Repeated watchings made learning the system increasingly difficult because of the sheer amount of talking unrelated to learning his system of images interfered and distracted from the focus of learning.

What I mean by all of this is that a lot of the time spent justifying why one should keep working on this after every 5 or so cards, explaining how and/or why this particular system works (again, after every 5 or so cards), or why the Mnemonica stack is worth learning (yup, after every 5 or so cards) could have been spent quizzing--instead, after a few words of encouragement (helpful), I'm being given a sales pitch for this memorization system as late as 40 cards in (very unhelpful--there's no need to keep selling this to me for minutes on end after every 5 or so cards because, frankly, I've already purchased the video).

For example, after 40 cards in, why am I being given essentially a sales speech for this download again? When I'm asked only a few cards later to leave a review, all I can honestly remember is

I would encourage a re-shoot of this video, paying more attention to those elements that undermine the learning, to trim the excess, and better structure it to enhance the learning process. I do believe in this system, and I'm still working on it, but I think the teaching of the system could use a good look to really make this as beneficial as Rick says it can be, and also to put it on par with the quality of the teaching found in more well-produced Penguin downloads at this price--and then I would be happy to give this 5 stars.
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Good Learning System, Few Issues! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 12th, 2019
I’ve learned other stacks through other means, but thought I’d have a go at Mnemonica with this system.

Here’s the positive thoughts: The classic ‘peg’/image system does work and if you’ve never experienced it before, do give this a go. You will astound yourself.

Now the negatives: There are a lot of American & Canadian references. I’m in the UK so had to change some of the references to something I would recall. Not a massive issue. The biggest problem is there seems to be a copyright issue and the images Rick is mentioning are blurred out, not helping with the system taught. Also, the PDF of the ‘cheat sheet’/images doesn’t exist as stated - It is just a list without the images.

A little disappointing, but if it’s your first attempt at learning, this will definitely help you.
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The most important download penguin has ever put out. Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 13th, 2019
This is without a doubt the most important download penguin has ever put out. I've been struggling for years to memorize a deck and never got anywhere. I've tried a lot of the stuff from Mneumonica. I've tried a bunch of stuff Simon Aronson recommended. I've spent forever trying to work on memorizing a deck based on a memory palace but I changed my mind as to what system to use way too many times so I never even completed making my system.

But now, here I am. I just finished watching the video yesterday. Penguin just uploaded the accompanying PDF (with some bad mistakes in the text underneath a few of them. Somebody really should have reviewed the text at least one time. The pictures are all correct so its obvious when the text is completely describing the wrong thing) and now here I am. I put in under 2 hours practicing and reviewing so far and I'm already correct about 95% of the time and I assume by tomorrow I should be at 100%.I never dreamed it would be possible to memorize a deck this fast. I wish this would have came out years ago. Now I just have to go back and find all those tricks I couldn't do because I couldn't memorize a deck....

Thank you Rick Lax!!!!

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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 10th, 2019
When you are ready to make a move into a mem deck. Mnemonica is a brilliant one to learn, as it is so versatile. I have been using Mnemonica for more than 10 years now and if Rick Lax had come up with this most brilliant system for learning a stack I could say I have been using Mnemonica for 12 years.
Why is his system so damn good? Well Rick creates a very easy set of mental pictures to see in your minds eye for only 13 cards, any one will be able to remember that and then Rick will walk you through rest of his system.
WIth very little effort on your behalf you will be on the road to using Mnemonica and the power that has.
Really, your audience will be baffled and blown away with what you can do with this type of work.
This stuff works, I now do memory displays in my work and I use the same style of memorising tools to remember words from the audience. It Works!
I cannot recommend this learning system of Rick high enough.
The video is easy to hear and RIck as always speaks very clearly.
Buy it, Learn it and use it.
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