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Discussion in 'Magic Forum' started by kmagic25, May 16, 2010.
If you could only do five card magic sleights for the rest of your magic career, what would they be?
classic color change
if force counts (classic)
Five Magic Sleights Are:
-False Overhand Shuffle
-DMB Control Spread
Almost the same as the above poster, except instead of DMB spread control I'll just say "cull," and instead of pinky count, I'd say "palm."
Classic Force (Only if it works 100%, otherwise, riffle force)
Erdnase top palm
Pinky break (if you would call it a "sleight")
Any card control based on cutting the deck in a flourishy way
I honestly would need more than 5...
That's the point of the activity ;D.
Top palm (Modified Erdnase)
Double Lift (Doc. Daley's)
ehhh, some color change. Probable erdnase/houdini/classic
-Overhand shuffle control
-One handed top palm
Why would anyone NEED more than five? Yes I use more than five but I could easily live on five. Actually I mainly use five anyway maybe six;
that would be the top five, other ones that I use are
that's pretty much all I use when I am working I may use variations on them but for the whole that is more than you need. Truth be told I could live on the cull top change and peek.
That would do me fine, pretty much all i use anyway. I was going to say pinky break, but I wouldn't really consider that a sleight, it's more a 'get ready' for something else. Although I will say that the pinky break is THE MOST under appreciated 'thing' in card magic! Most of us would honestly be screwed without it!!
Here's my five:
Simple Switch *PH*
1. Classic Pass
2. Pinky count
3. Top Change
4. Multiple turnover
That's really all you need
5. Side Steal
Thats pretty much it.
This is so true! And i think most magicians would be better of just learning a few sleights REALLY WELL!
I just did some "spring cleaning" in my sleight tool box and threw out anything that i dont use on a daily basis and just focused on getting them as good as possible and my magic has improved a lot.
I feel that most magicians seem to think that you need to know everything to be a good magician but thats not true. Only if you performe for other magicians as your audience.
Raise rise ( I know it`s not a sleight but I would love to know the main part)
A False Shuffle
and a double lift...anyone is fine
then with those sleights I would conquer the WORLD!!!! MUAHAHAHAHA
It a difficult question, I suppose my most useful Top 5 would be the following:
Palm (Can't decide which)
if i was a move monkey my five would be:
In no particular order: