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Go to effect?

Dec 6, 2010
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So i was just wondering what your go too effect would be like if someone was too ask you "do a trick" what would it be?
 
Jul 5, 2010
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BEHIND YOU
If I have cards on me (like I do most of the time) either The Biddle Trick or ACR. If its completely impromptu, then I'll do some rubber band stuff.
 
Jul 17, 2010
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I have a few "go to effects"

If I know I'll be showing just a couple tricks, I'll tell them that I'm warming up my hands by telling them to peek at a card and hot shot it out.. flashy and quick and it does look like I'm actually warming up..

Then I'll go into one of these effects:

2 card monte - such a classis - my patter will change with every performance from comedy to serious gambling routine to just slight of hand patter
ACR with a card to mouth finish.
David williamsons Memory test effect.
if I have a table I'll do, "box Clever" such a sick effect...


just a few to name off..

but there are so much, depends on the moment you know.. but usually will do the ones named above.
 
Nov 27, 2009
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I'll do an ACR, or one of two or three of my favorites from Royal Road. The Biddle trick is quick and always hits hard so I use that when I need a "hit and run" trick. What I do depends on how I read my audience and what mood I'm in.
 
If I have stuff on me (deck of cards, sponges, a few gaffs) I would do Pip Streak, my Sponge routine, and card to pocket.

If its just what I have on me every day. I would do Ring Thing, Extreme Burn, and either 4Q or 5-and-1 transpo

Also if I have enough business cards on me I can do EI by Luke Jermay
 
Oct 1, 2010
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my go to effect will be any good colour change trick controling card to the top of the deck then do the clipshift or cardini then i do subway it looks magical then twinsplit remix
 
May 15, 2010
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With Gerard Way
Perversion by Chris Kenner with my own little opening with the Clipshift by Chad Nelson.

Then I give them a "Gift" so they remember me and my magic. The gift is a rubber band after an effect about gift giving that I say I only do for awesome people like them. 'Cause if they ask for magic they are awesome.
 

RickEverhart

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Sep 14, 2008
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I normally do mismade bill which I always carry, Crazy Man's Handcuff and then a Card Effect with the reveal on my business card so that they have it as a souvenir and my contact info for a possible gig later on down the road.
 
Sep 1, 2007
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I vary between an ACR, a 4-phase one coin routine, my own version of ACAAN, and a 3-phase rubber band routine. Occasionally I may also do a simple force then mindread with a top-change finish or an inversion routine finishing with triumph. If I am completely stuck for props and there aren't even any coins available (it has happened!), I have a short no-props mentalism routine prepared.

Joe
 
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Cardmaster211

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I have one go to effect at the moment which is my Any Card at Any Number, which I call ACCOUNT
 
Jan 19, 2010
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The trick I find myself doing the most is Palm Reader Plus by John Gustaferro, I do a lot of his stuff because of hoe practical it is.
 
Sep 2, 2007
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My "Go-To" effect is anything impromptu and without cards! I like to use Stairway, Raw Linkage, Exit Strategy, Slow Motion Coins, my two coin routine, and pressure. Thats what I can think of off the top of my head right now?
 
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