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Old 01-12-06, 05:43 PM   #1
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Aloha,
I am a juggler wanting to learn a way to force a card on someone so that everytime I perform the trick it is the exact same card.

Example: The card I force is the King of Hearts every time I perform the trick guaranteed!

I have heard something about a smooth and rough deck but can not find them on the internet. Any help would be great!

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Old 01-12-06, 05:56 PM   #2
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Buy 52 decks, take out the king of hearts from each one. If anyone asks to examine the deck tell them to piss off.
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Old 01-12-06, 06:00 PM   #3
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OK! Anyone else?
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Old 01-12-06, 06:49 PM   #4
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You're looking for a svengali deck. you can even get them in jumbo. It's a dead easy trick, and you can show the deck ( flip through it ) but not pass it out for examination. Of course if you learn to swap a deck you can.

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Old 01-13-06, 12:13 AM   #5
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look up one way deck or forcing deck...there is a deck based on the rough and smooth method, you can make one yourself or buy one from your local magic dealer.
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Old 01-13-06, 07:36 AM   #6
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Learn a classic force.
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Old 01-13-06, 09:20 AM   #7
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Im not much of a magician but I can tell you that thier are pleanty of easy forces you can do with an ordinary deck. Go to a magic shop and ask for a instructional dvd about card magic.
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Old 01-13-06, 10:46 AM   #8
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I agree that the best way is to learn some classic force's (multiple so that you have back ups and different approaches), I took from your first post that you were looking for a trick deck with the rough and smooth comment.

Try to find a book called the "Royal Road to card magic", it has some good moves in it.
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Any local magic shop can set you up for less than ten bucks. Even places like Walmart will have what you need. Any suggestion given here will still include the need to visit a magic shop anyway, so best just to got there at the start.

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I agree that the best way is to learn some classic force's (multiple so that you have back ups and different approaches)
There is only one classic force. And it's the best there is.
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Old 01-11-08, 10:08 PM   #11
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The classic force is great, but there are about a thousand ways to force a card. I suggest a "Pop-Eyed Popper" deck available at your local magic shop. It's kind of an improved Svengali.

Remember that no matter what way the card is forced, selected or lost, the real mystery is in the revelation.
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Old 08-01-08, 11:51 PM   #12
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Hello folks, I am a student and I would like to learn magic tricks. I need the latest one but simple. My little sister is making me do a "magic show" with her. I need some good 10 year old magic tricks which are very simple and no jokes or anything you made up or think is funny. What are some good magic tricks to do for a simple magic show? Please help me with your good ideas.
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Old 08-02-08, 09:09 AM   #13
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There use to be a guy in New Orleans that did one trick and only one trick all day long. He'd walk up and down Royal street and stop every person that he could stop and do the professor's nightmare routine,demand money, then off to the next sucker! His name was One Trick Sandy He made a lot of money.
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Old 08-06-08, 08:01 PM   #14
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One way deck... All the same card (without having to buy a crapload of decks) . Around $4 each, depending.

If someone asks to see the deck say, show them, and say "Okay, I cheated..."

This gets a better response than the trick, to be honest.
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Old 08-06-08, 10:34 PM   #15
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The classic force is absolutely the best force. It's also difficult and time-intensive to learn.

A svengali deck is a little easier to learn to use, but costs more than a standard deck, and seems like over-kill for what you want to do.

Learn a simple riffle force; it's very easy, and will give you exactly what you need, without having to buy a special deck.

I'm not saying not to learn the classic or buy a svengali--they both offer a lot of versatility and are a worthwhile investment of time and money as part of a magician's catalogue of skills. But if you only want to learn a single trick to supplement another discipline, the riffle force will suit your purpose nicely.
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Old 08-07-08, 08:45 AM   #16
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As a beginner I love the Hindu Shuffle force is easy to learn and seems very natural and fools lay audiences.

Just my 2 cents
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