I don't understand why this is marketed so deceptively. If you read the description, you're
probably under the impression that this is geared towards mentalists; however, nothing could be
further than the truth. All of the methods require sleights, some quite advanced, that are either
explained far too superficially, or not explained at all.
This manuscript is suited for
card guys who want to do some mentalism; it's not at all suited for mentalists who want to do some
effects with cards. Why can't this be made clear in the description?
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Though there are some terrific routines in this booklet, there are far too many typos and missing
information. Considering the author, I expected a far more professionally written booklet. He also
mentions some slights that I do not know and would have to research.
In reading the description,
I was hoping for a truly mnemonic routine; but there were none. The routines make it appear you
have a fantastic memory, but in realty, you are learning techniques that mimic a fantastic memory.
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Even the title of this book is deceptive(buy it and youll find out what I mean). This is
an incredible routine. Actually, there are several routines described, all of which are designed to
give the impression of a superhuman memory. All of the routines are well designed, and will
genuinely convince your audience of your memory skills. The Memory Routine is the only one I have
used in performance
but I could not get over how convincing it is.
Im still to perfect
the sleight of hand required for the 49 seconds routine, but once I have it perfected it will be one
of my go to card effects. An anytime, anywhere blockbuster. The Memory Routine is already in that
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although some sleights and routines aren't the easiest to understand, this book offers information
and routines that are creative stepping stones to these types of routines. In short you learn some
valuable starting information with card memory et. Worth the money in my opinion....
what got to me, some of the sleights in select routines were explained in a way that made you feel
like a 2nd grader in a college class. Like can you be more descriptive, or is it just me? also the
book should offer more different types of routines, i was expecting more of a variety.
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have long been interested in mnemonics & magic so ordered this manuscript mostly out of curiosity;
it parallels some of the work done by famed memory expert, also a renowned magician, Harry Lorayne
but makes some thought-provoking reading
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I'm a little disappointed in Luke for this one... It's a card trick not an epic mental feat
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Some reviews have rightly complained about the skimpy description provided. Yes, the Hofzinzer cull,
Green’s 1-2 separation, a Faro shuffle, a dribble force and a breather crimp would be
helpful/necessary to use in practice.
Thanks to these reviews, buyers now have a better
idea of what they are are not getting. The actual contents of the book are of Jermay’s high
standards. I offer 4 stars to leave room for other products of his that I think are even better.
I was hoping for more ways to memorize the deck - it's sleight heavy and I'm unable to do a lot of
sleights. That said, it's a great book, well thought out, for anyone that can put the time in.
I bought this seconds after it was just printed at the penguin magic dealer table at the world magic
seminar. Luke showed me an effect from it, and let me tell you...it rocks!! I just tried it out
today and it floored everyone!!! Get this...you won't be disappointed.
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