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warren
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When working I never use a trick deck for want of a better word as pocket space is very important, that doesn't mean that I don't add a card to the deck every now and again but I've yet to find an effect I think is that strong that I'm willing to dedicate a whole deck to it, not yet anyway but never say never.

My question is aimed mainly at the workers out there,is there one particular effect that you consider so strong that your willing to dedicate a full deck to that one effect ?
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Cancer Sux

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warren
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Thanks for the link much appreciated Smile as it was posted in the Gaffed & Funky rather than the workers section no wonder I missed haha......now to see if I can be converted Smile
mr-carl-magic
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I think acaan
Wravyn
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Pre-Deck-Ability by Aldo Colombini. Found it on lybrary.com and well worth the $10.
greerj
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Up the Ante by Martyn Smith. (not sure about first name spelling).
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Yes, Up the Ante is superb! I've used it and the reactions are very strong. It also really gets the audience involved in the whole betting process. But you will need table space.
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Agreeing with mr-carl-magic. Because, (& again, Thanks to Mr. entity Smile , for providing me with the Si Stebbins', aka Mr. William Coffrin, "ACAAN" tutorial) it is so direct, & clean. It leaves my specs. STUNNED!

Also, love "Up the Ante." (Btw, greerj, Yes, the spelling is correct.) Hi Capt. Smile
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Where can this Si Stebbins' ACAAN be found? Sounds good
Sixten
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I have to apologize. So Sorry! Ref: My above post, it should've been in 'Shuffled not Stirred.'

Recopion: Kindly pm entity, & ask him if you may have a copy?
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Hi Greerj....you got the spelling correct!! Todsky, glad that you are loving it 😄 best martyn
Have you tried 'Up The Ante' yet?? The ultimate gambling demo....a self-working wonder! See the reviews here on the cafe.
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I have mainly carried one of the following along with normal deck on gigs;
- Trevor Duffy/Max Maven Phil Deck
- Joshua Jay Waltzin Cheek to Cheek
- Normal Cheek to Cheek
- Invisible Deck
- Memdeck
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MacDonald's Aces. I start with a few FASDIU tricks, put the deck in my coat pocket, pull out some coins and rope, and then come back to the pocket to pull out the MacD Aces deck as a closer.
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I didn't have one last week. I have one this week though. I just purchased a fantastic book on the Svengali deck. It does many tricks so perhaps it doesn't count but the book details one terrific routine. I would use the deck for just this one routine.
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