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There has been a lot of buzz on Facebook and various online magic forums regarding the release of Michael Murrays new 'ACAAN style' effect titled ‘Fragment’. 

"Wow, Just Wow!" -Jamie Daws

"Holy f**k, that is incredible!" -Joel Dickinson

"Mate that’s genius!" -Rus Andrews

"Wowwwwzasss!!!" -John Carey

"That’s Insane!" -Mitchell Kettlewell

"You've had my head working overtime all night!" -Stevo Watson

"That’s impossible!! Take my money!!!" -Nick Richmond

Best of all, there are no gaffs or gimmicks in play and since it requires no set-up, it can be performed at any time with a shuffled deck in use.  Oh, we should also mention that this is very easy to perform too!

We are very proud to be able to offer you the opportunity to learn this incredible routine. Learn it today and you will forever be prepared to blow the minds of your participants!

Nominee Partner Trick of the Year Penguin Magic Awards 2020
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A thing of beauty Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 3rd, 2020
This is another winner from Michael. No surprise there. I was lucky enough to have this for a while now. What I love about this effect is that the method is simple but very well hidden. The added subtleties that are taught in the video are the finishing touches to an already great routine.
If you are a fan of the plot, I believe this is a must-have.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 1st, 2020
This effect blew me away. I knew I had to have it as soon as I saw it. I honestly can not think of any cons of this effect. Everything you see in the demo is exactly what happens. Nothing is taken out. I have shown this to about 8 magicians and non of them had any clue of how this was done.
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Solid but far from gold Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 7th, 2020
Good thinking went into the effect and Michael Murray is a beast when it comes to that!

The core method is what I’ve expected it to be.
There is a obvious limitation with this.
I’ve asked myself if a simple thought of your participant could put the illusion at danger. Even with the nuances explained.
You ask your spectator to name a number and remember the card at that exact position.
After byplay, a simple but crucial move and convincers you later reveal the card at that exact position.

The nuances to sell the effect are reasoned but also necessary.
The whole thing is very procedural and you have to like and sell that.

Fragment seems very well suited for impromtu situations and a borrowed deck on the fly.

It will not replace the versions I already use.
There are much stronger and direct CAAN and ACAAN around.
The procedural handling of Fragment makes it less transparent (in terms of layers of deception) but potentially less entertaining in my opinion.

If you like it - go for it!
If you still have a good and working version there is no need to get this.
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The 'move' in Fragment is too hard for me Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 4th, 2020
This could be a great effect, BUT:
Several folks said this is an easy effect. I strongly disagree. It requires you to perform a riffle through part of the deck, notice a key card, and then let that card also drop- stopping the riffle at that point, splitting the deck and moving the bottom half to the top - ALL supposedly unnoticed by the spectator!
I can't easily control the riffle. Multiple cards slip past. It would be impossible for me to do it smoothly enough to see the desired card, let only one card drop on top of it and then split the deck -without the spectator thinking anything happened.
I wish we didn't have to buy an effect before learning it required some good card skills. Lots of practice won't get me doing this effect. I am older, and my thumb skin is smooth - not enough resistance to allow me to control a riffle.
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Totally Impromptu Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 2nd, 2020
Fantastic impromptu effect that's going to be one of my go to's. If you like what you see in the demo, you shouldn't have any issues with this purchase.
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A definite winner Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 7th, 2020
I'm not really a fan of ACAAN plots but this one fooled me badly so I picked it up on a whim. So glad that I did! I worried that the procedure would be boring but thankfully the procedure is minimal and the reactions I've gotten from this have been incredible. Best yet, absolutely no set up and can truly be done with a borrowed deck. Doesn't even have to be a complete deck. I can't say enough good things about this one. Not good for a noisy bar but if you've got fairly attentive spectators, this is an absolute winner.
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Impromptu, clever, one move to be mastered Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 7th, 2020
Impromptu CAAN with only one move. It's not a very difficult move, but first it needs some practice to be done smoothly, and secondly it must be done in synchronisation with your patter, without looking at your hands. It is necessary to do this move perfectly and at the right moment, for this routine to be successful. Michael provides some alternatives for the move, but he says himself that he prefers the move he teaches first. Personally, I do not like this move very much and I find the alternatives are not so convincing, so I prefer to use another move I know.
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Fragment Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 5th, 2020
Outstanding trick.
I will be using it.
Harder than it looks.The one move they explain takes
practise.
Trick is deceptive.
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Sweet Effect, Horrible Instructions Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 15th, 2020
Wow. The effect is amazing, but the instructions were rushed and horribly thrown together. Even as I was practicing on myself, I came across a few scenarios that were not mentioned in the video that I had to figure out a way out of without botching the trick.

In conclusion - really amazing effect.

Absolutely gash coaching/instruction.
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Really Clever Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 1st, 2020
Must have ACAAN, totally impromptu. And it will blow specatar's mind.
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