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Paradox Card by Mickael Chatelain (1 BLUE)

This card makes peoples' brains snap. EACH ONE HAND-MADE BY MICKAEL. ONLY 27 AVAILABLE. ORDER BEFORE MIDNIGHT AND GET FREE SHIPPING.
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BONUS: When you buy this trick, you'll get a download with all new handling and presentation from Rick Lax



"One of the most deceptive tricks I've ever seen" -Rick Lax

"You'll be performing this for yourself in the mirror. It's that cool."

Sometimes an effect is so surreal, so paradoxical, that even IMAGINING it is an accomplishment.

Square Circle Card is such a creative trick that it made me say "I've never even imagined that before, let alone have any clue how it's done."

Mickael Chatelain is a genius to not only imagine it, but to create a beautiful hand-crafted method to go with it.

Add to all of this an instructional video with Rick Lax teaching new handling, you're in eye-candy heaven.

Here's the basic effect:

1. Show the back of a card, it has a circle cut out of it.

2. Now show the face, it has a square cut out of it.

3. Repeat as desired. It's surreal.

What You Get

1 GIMMICK CARD

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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on February 10th, 2016
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Great trick and easy to perform. A good place for beginners to start as well. No slight of hand or other tasks that may require a lot of practice. Once you watch the very quick training video, anyone can take off running and performing.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 27th, 2016
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I am really bummed out! I watched the video several times prior to the card arriving in the mail and again before using it. It broke literally the very first time I used it. I am not at all new to the type of construction or materials used in this gimmick and I know i was not too forceful. I have the materials to fix it, but for the few pennies in materials to make this, I think it ought to last longer than a millisecond.
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Paradox Card is Great! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 30th, 2016
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This was the first trick I ever purchased from Penguin Magic and it is great! I am 73 years old and certainly not a magician but I like a self working trick that I can fool the grandchildren with and this really hits the spot. And it is easy to fool adults too. The video explanation by Rick Lax is so easy to understand and it is always great to see him do these tricks. Five stars and an A+ too!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 8th, 2017
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well made and great "quickie" effect. very easy to carry off with a little movement. hard to see even in room lighting but invisible in even slightly low light. It looks just like it looks in the demo. Black shirt can be helpful but not mandatory
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 11th, 2016
I work in a bar and THIS trick, is by far the one i get asked to do over and over again! Customers bring friends in JUST to have me do it!!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 22nd, 2016
Easy to perform, but not with bright lights or the sun. Even in the video you can see the gimmick with the angle. You need dim lighting otherwise you are given away and the average laymen can see how it is done.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 7th, 2016
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Great trick, mixes two principles of magic to make an even more deceptive trick. Not closely examnable, but still can give the impression of examnability.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on June 25th, 2016
This trick isn't practical for the situations where I perform. The trick can't be performed outdoors or in strong light. If you want to perform it the same way that Mickael Chatelain does in the promo, you have to wear a particular article of clothing and have access to a particular kind of table. I wish I had known these limitations before I purchased the trick.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 7th, 2019
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This looks really great on video but the card is utterly un-inspectable and believe me, they are going to want to see it!
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Self working Miracle! Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on July 25th, 2016
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This trick is a mind blower! With the Rick Lax presentation, the spectator sees a round hole from both sides. Next the hole instantly, while in complete view changes from round to square, then changes back and forth by simply turning the card over. The trick ends with them seeing a round hole on front and back again. There are no difficult sleights or moves at any time during the routine so this trick is Ideal for beginners and seasoned magicians alike, the reactions are BIG. I am a hobbyist, I use this trick in a classroom setting and all of my clients have loved it.

I can't give this trick a 5 for three reasons. 1) The gimmick is ingenious but very fragile. 2) You can't perform it anywhere, it requires specific conditions. 3) The card is not examinable. Despite these limitations I highly recommend this trick.
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