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http://www.youtube.com/???watch????v=2KrdBUFeFtY

I really hope someone can tell me how this is done.

I'm losing sleep over it. My googling is getting me nowhere.

Obviously there's some blue cards on the bottom of the deck...but when does he make the switch on the eight and five? I can't figure it out.

(edited by TheBucsFan on 28.8.06 0252)

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It's pretty easy. He's holding the deck with the blue 5 Spd on the bottom. and a red-backed 5 spd on top of that.

He lays out the cards on the first go-round, leave the cards on the little pile with the blue backed 5 and red backed 5 on the bottom and the mark picks a card. He then picks up the cards and puts the blue card on top of the mark's card. He clearly flips two cards when he flips the 8 of Ds = you can see it. Then he puts the blue 5 spd out there and shuffles, holding his deck - with the red backed 5 on the bottom, which he shows when the mark picks his stopping place.

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    Originally posted by AWArulz
    It's pretty easy. He's holding the deck with the blue 5 Spd on the bottom. I assume the deck is half 5 spd.

    He lays out the NON-5 spds cards on the first go-round, leave the 6-spds cards on the little pile and the mark picks a card. He then picks up the cards and puts the blue card on top of the mark's card. Hed clearly flips two cards when he flips the 8 of Ds = you can see it. Then he puts the blue 5 spd out there and shuffles, holding his 5 spds deck - then spreads those, forcing the mark to take one.


Yeah I think I see it now - but I don't think the deck his half 5 spades. Notice the second time, when the five comes out, the person doesn't pick the card, he just flips the bottom. Also, there's a risk of the person choosing the five of spades on the first flip if you're not very careful. i think there's just one five, which is the second-to-last card, above only the blue-back five of spades. It's that red five that gets seen after he's removed the blue one from the deck.

Also notice the bottom card never changes when he "shuffles."

EDIT: What Likicat said. That's who explained it to me originally.

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The card at the bottom of the deck is a blue backed 5 of spades, just on top of that is a red backed 5 of spades. When a card is chosen, the chosen card ends up somewhere in the middle, but with the bottom cards right on top. The cards are spread out, a blue backed card is revealed. cards are then squared up again, blue backed card on top, chosen card just below (red backed 5 of spades is now on the bottom of the deck). The top card is turned over - but it's not, actually the top two cards are turned over, revealing the chosen card, looking as if it has a blue back. Wow, magic!

The cards are then turned back over and put on top of the deck, the blue backed card (5 of spades, remember) is taken off and put to one side.

Cards are are then Indian shuffled until told to stop, but the bottom card (red backed 5 of spades) is shown. Turn over the blue backed card, et voila.
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as you can see, I adjusted myself a little - yeah that's it, I think,



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That's a nice little effect and probably would have been much more difficult to suss out if the performer's double-turnover had been less obvious.

I'm also not a big fan of the Hindu (Indian) Shuffle, as it's not nearly as common as it used to be and people react to it quite suspiciously. Just about any of the effects that can be done with a hindu shuffle can be done with other shuffle techniques, given sufficient practice.

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Man if anyone's really interested, there are tons of awesome tricks on Youtube. I've spent my day off today 1)prepping for two fantasy football drafts, one online tonight and one live tomorrow night and 2)learning new tricks from this site. this (youtube.com) one in particular I love. I can see a lift on the twos and it's pretty obvious how he holds the 10 of spades, but it's definitely very cool and I can't figure parts of it out.



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    Originally posted by TheBucsFan
    2)learning new tricks from this site. this (youtube.com) one in particular I love. I can see a lift on the twos and it's pretty obvious how he holds the 10 of spades, but it's definitely very cool and I can't figure parts of it out.


You will likely not be able to get that one solely by watching it unless you've got some knowledge of card magic. As far as I can tell, that is a very nice overall effect that makes use of several classic moves, including the presentation of the 10 of Spades that you noticed (although it clearly doesn't stand up well to repeated viewings). Most of the moves are easy to learn, but hard to perfect. I find the handling in that video is a little sloppy for someone with his own videos out, but that may be his style (YouTube and Google Video have been great for magic and they've been terribly for magic...).

If you like such small-packet tricks, check out Dai Vernon's classic Twisting the Aces and Gary Freed's NFW (both of which you can find on YouTube).

Overall, I do like the handling and will probably spend some time with like-minded friends figuring out exactly how it's done. He may, in fact, even be able to do that one with a borrowed deck.
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