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  1. scottbaird

    Pockets of Candy (card trick)

    Here’s my take on a multiple selection to pockets routine. Some of the thinking in this routine is inspired by Chris Mayhew (hence the title). Please let me know if you enjoyed it! Scott.
  2. V

    [Ideas?] Transport and store safely playing cards.

    Hi everyone! This is my first thread on the forum so do not hesitate to tell me if I am in the wrong section. I have been loving magic since I was a child but never had any opportunity to really get into it until a few years ago. I now start owning quite a few decks of cards and I struggle to...
  3. L

    I'm trying to find a method that allows me to duplicate signed cards. Help?

    I'm trying to find a way to duplicate signed cards, either during the performance or before the performance, maybe using some sort of dual reality. If you had any sort of suggestion or places I could look that would be great. Thanks
  4. S

    Nostalgic Cards?

    So, does anyone have a favorite deck of cards? I don't mean objectively. I mean emotionally. Like, your best memories with a certain deck. It could have been the first time you played with cards and realized you loved them, or the deck you did your favorite trick with for the first time, or the...
  5. Arconik

    Not-Straight Corner Rip TNR

    Okay, so this is going to be hard to explain but i'll try. All tnr (that i've seen) use a straight line (straight corner/all four corners etc.). Basically you normally fold the card to get a straight line and then tear that off. Do some things and then restore it in whatever way. However, is...
  6. JLAndersonMagic

    Tricks for 50+ People

    Hello everyone! I, for some reason, have entered a Mr. *Insert my college's name here* contest, and part of it is a talent show. I am a music major, so I think it would be cheating to use my major as my talent. Soooooo it's magic time! I mainly do card tricks, and I plan on doing tricks such as...
  7. Davis West

    Looking for a Double Faced Deck

    I’ve been looking for a specific double faced deck that on a one side has a mixed up deck, but when flipped over the deck turns back to new deck order. I believe this was discussed in Joshua Jay’s “Unreal”. Does anyone have any ideas?
  8. JLAndersonMagic

    Tricks with Blank Cards?

    Hello my friends! We all know the double-backed card, however, I find it more accessible to get my hands on a blank card (via with deck or DIY). I don't see a lot of tricks done with this gimmick. It got to the point I made my own trick called "The Unambitious Card." Do any of you know of any...
  9. J

    Best intermediate to advanced card magic book that is no more than 25 dollars?

    I have been doing card magic on and off for around 8 years now and I have studied books such as Expert at the card table and Royal road to card magic almost completely front to back. I am looking for a bit more of a challenging book that has much more advanced and difficult sleights. Only...
  10. cardistry.exe

    WAY-BACK Hotshot Tutorial - 2 Card Hotshot Variation

    Hey Guys, in this quick tutorial you're about to learn the sickest hotshot variation :) Have a nice day
  11. Scodischarge

    Card Reveal

    Hi guys, This card reveal seems to be fairly commonly used and looks quite cool: The card is flicked out of the middle of the deck and caught by the magician in his other hand. It'd be fantastic if you could tell me what this reveal is called, as I'd really like to learn it. Two demonstrations...
  12. KoryB87

    Camera Effect

    hey everyone! I’ve seen a lot of similar tricks on TV, like James Corden and AGT (Shin Lim) of effects where they take a picture of a spectator holding a blank playing card and later on when they pull up the picture they’re holding the selected card! WHAT IS THIS CALLED?
  13. Scodischarge

    Steve Forte teachings

    Hi guys! Steve Forte is probably one of the best and certainly one of the most respected cardsmen out there. Especially his skill with gambling techniques is incredible. But I haven't found any book or DVD in which he teaches any of those techniques. Of course, there's the Gambling Protection...
  14. Scodischarge

    Table Faro Applications

    Hi guys, I've heard a lot about the table faro and set out to learning it myself, as it's a really cool move to do. But I have one question: Apart from stacking the deck, what can I actually use it for? Thank you for your input!
  15. Scodischarge

    Second Deal Trouble

    Hi guys, me again. This will really be two questions, one for the push-over and one for the strike second. When I do the push-over second deal (I do it as Erdnase teaches with the thumb pushing over two cards at the top of the deck, not at the side) my trouble is that the top card is always...
  16. Scodischarge

    Bottom Deal Trouble

    Hi guys, I've been practicing the strike bottom deal for a while now, and in my opinion it's gotten pretty decent by now. My biggest problem at the moment is the noise, as the sound of the bottom deal is much louder than the normal deal, thus making it easy for anyone to notice that I'm dealing...
  17. Scodischarge

    Good passes/shifts

    Hi guys, me again :) I've been looking to broaden my repertoire (if you can call it that) of magic techniques a little bit, and as passes and shifts seem to be pretty handy both in card magic and in gambling I was wondering which passes/shifts you use most. It would be great if you could focus...
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    Difference between Bicycle Maiden Back Marked Cards and Penguin Magic Marked Cards

    Now this question might sound stupid, but I'm confused. Is there a difference between the Bicycle Maiden Back Marked Cards and Penguin Magic Marked Cards? I mean both are selling at almost the same price on the Penguin Magic website. If there is can you help me with: 1. Which one is easier to...
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    Cardistry cards like high Victorians

    what are good cardistry cards that have the same custom face look and court face cards look while not being the same cards but having the same style look and being great for cardistry.
  20. A

    Suggestions to buy magic related stuff from Amazon

    Hello Everyone! I am relatively new to magic and mentalism, as I have started them about 2 years ago. I have mostly just used cards and coins to do my tricks, and have tried to master all the different sleights and tricks on YouTube, and in some books (The Encyclopedia of Card Tricks, etc). I...
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