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An incredible effect that allows you to find two spectators' cards in the most impossible way.

1. Someone names a card.
2. Another names a different card.
3. And a third person inserts a playing card ANYWHERE in the deck

4. When the deck is spread, the inserted card is found right between the two other named cards

The named cards are not forced. The spectator really can put the card anywhere in the deck and it will be found next to the named cards every time.

An excellent trick to use as an opener. It gets multiple people involved and the outcome is completely impossible. Best of all it has a method that will make you smile when you realize how such an astonishing effect can be accomplished so easily.

This will be the new favorite card trick of all your friends!

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Unexpectedly Clever and Simple To Do Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 12th, 2015
When I watched the initial presentation video, I thought there was going to be some sort of clumsy setup or preparation, but I was happily surprised at how easy, natural and clean this effect is to get into and perform... really clever! This is truly a "borrow any deck and wow your spectators" type of trick! Well worth the money!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 12th, 2015
These are the effects I love. No BS at all. Straightforward. As shown in the video. In a few minutes you'll have it down and ready to perform. No secret preparations at all. Best couple of bucks you'll spend.
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SOOO GOOD! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 12th, 2015
This is such an elegant fooler. It will take (and I'm no cardician!) about 15-30 minutes to master. I'm sure some finger flickers will do it in 5. Buy it with confidence. You know it makes sense. Btw, I'm only a hobbiest.
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Perfect for any venue Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 12th, 2015
I love the fact that this trick is not only very easy to do it can be done over and over with a regular deck and no gimmicks. WOW! I will get a lot of use out of this trick!!!
I purchased this after deciding I don't need any more card tricks. Well, I was wrong! This will definitely be a part of my table hopping routines.
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Nice opener Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 12th, 2015
Beautiful effect, well-taught and easy to perform. I may use it as an intro to Anniversary Waltz where I take the two separate cards selected (thought of) and then fuse them into one as the next step for a romatic couple for whom I'm doing the effect.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 12th, 2015
Totally practical, totally street worthy. The move is super easy and you should already know how to do it. No prep work needed at all!

Totally using this next time I am out there.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 17th, 2015
The truth is that this trick may not be for everybody. The initial move/sleight takes some chutzpah and charm to pull off. There may be instances where those are really put to the test and may take some practice to keep it above suspicion that is missed on the video. However, it is nicely addressed in the discussion area. So if you are the nervous type showing your stuff, stay clear. But if you have the guts to try the simple and bold move, this has some punch when you reach the end. Unquestionably, this makes a great and powerful opener, especially if you use a borrowed deck. Maybe if you follow this with the "opposite" effect like Aaron Fisher's Search and Destroy, I couldn't think of a better one-two punch to draw in your audience and leave them feeling good.
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The Favourite Card Trick of Me Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 16th, 2015
I'll start off by saying I learnt this Properly in less than half an hour, that's including thinking of patter and gestures and so on. I showed this to a magic friend of mine and his response was just "wow." When I showed him the method, he didn't even realise I was showing him the method as the "moves," if you can even call them that, are so natural and deceptive. There are "no ways" from when you reach for the face up card THEY put in the deck to after the trick is over. I was showing someone tricks on their own and said if you get two more people I can show you another trick. Then I showed them this trick and their friends came over to watch. I went from a one-on-one scenario to having a group of 6 around me. This is a great trick to get a few more people involved or just to get everyone around you already, in on the action. Highly recommended.
A must buy.
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REAL MAGIC! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 11th, 2016
I have been killing with this! Mr. Benetar- YOU are a GENIOUS! EASY to learn and the effect is PRO worthy. Best part is how impromptu it is and that it can be done after your stacked deck has been shuffled and you're looking for yet another trick that plays HUGE! LOVE LOVE LOVE this. Best bang for the buck yet.
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Incomplete Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 18th, 2015
It's difficult to explain what is lacking in this effect without spoilers. Overall it's a solid effect, and the handling is fairly easy. The problem is that the way it is taught [edited to protect secret], I'm unable to locate ANYTHING in the presentation that explains what to do (that wouldn't be OBVIOUSLY looking for the named card). I'm sure that Rafael Benatar has a way to handle this, but without an explanation it leaves you with a 50% chance of failing, or at least taking away from the "magic" of the effect. There is a nice explanation of a very usable sleight, with variations.
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