## Card Tricks

The circle card trick
This one takes a little bit of acting, it is very funny th...

Pair 'em Up
Effect: By picking 2 cards from the deck, you will be able...

Luke, use the Force.
Use The Force: First, take a look at the top card, A go...

Mystery Card Location
Have the cards freely shuffled - take back the cards. W...

Mental Mystery
Effect: A card is drawn from the deck at random. The spect...

Turning The Tables
The effect of the trick: From three piles of cards the sp...

Magical Purposes
Intro: This trick requires a force and a slight of hand. T...

Get Money
Description: You're in a room with a bunch of friends and ...

Effect: This is just a variation of the trick Mind Reader,...

Deceptive Divination
The magician turns his back to the audience and asks a vol...

## Mental Agility

This mathematical trick can be performed with any pack

Effect: The magician can reveal a chosen card even when it is selected with his back turned.

Method: Get a spectator to think of a number between one and 10. Then ask him to shuffle the pack (this can be be his own if you like) and get him to count down to the number thought of and make a note of the card but to leave it in the same position. Get him to do this while your back is turned.

After he has done this, turn around and take the pack placing it behind your back then rapidly count off 19 cards and as you do so reverse their order replacing them on the top of the pack. As you do this, say that you will put the card at number 20.

Finally, bring the pack from behind your back and ask the spectator which number he thought of -- for example if it was a five then begin your count with in this example 6 dealing the cards one at a time. When you reach 20, get the spectator to name his card and when you turn it over, to his amazement, it is his card.

How the Trick is Done

This is a self working mathematical trick.

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