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Topic: Jay Sankey's In a Flash
Message: Posted by: ghageman (Mar 26, 2007 06:11AM)
Hi everyone

I have been using this effect in my show for about 3 years now and it gets a stronger reaction than almost any trick you can do. I think because it contains elements of card, paper and fire magic people love it. I cant find any posts about it in the past so was just wondering if anyone else uses it and has an opinion on it?

Message: Posted by: silverking (Mar 26, 2007 10:44AM)
There's hundreds of posts regarding this effect ready and waiting for you to read.

Go to the 'Advanced' section of the Café search engine and enter in 'sankey in a flash', leaving the option button in the search set at 'search for all words', which is its default position.

You'll find hundreds of posts regarding 'In a Flash'.
Message: Posted by: hiwese1 (Mar 27, 2007 12:26PM)
I think this trick is incredible but don't burn your fingers. LOL
Message: Posted by: Dizzy (Mar 27, 2007 07:39PM)
It's a neat little effect, not what people are expecting to see. I posted a comment on this a few weeks back. I'm not usually a big fan of Jay but this is defintely one of my faviourites,

Message: Posted by: Robert Kohler (Mar 28, 2007 10:40AM)
This effect I use only as a closer - it is so strong it's impossible to follow anything behind it - especially cards. I give them 2 choices: either I can apply enough pressure with my thumb to actually push the quarter thru the deck to the chosen card OR I can apply fire and burn it thru. Guess which one is always chosen?! It is a fun thing to perform and to witness. I love it!
Message: Posted by: Brian S. Tanner (Mar 28, 2007 11:33AM)
I agree with Mr. Kohler. It's so strong that I too use it as a closer in my close-up shows. I like to bring it out and and ask the audience to "please induldge me , so that I may do just one last card trick".

This effect never fails to get some "oohs" and gasps from the crowd. I love it.
Message: Posted by: magician81 (Nov 25, 2007 02:38AM)
Btw, does 'in a flash' come with only blue-back bicycle cards?

Message: Posted by: Douglas Lippert (Dec 3, 2007 09:19PM)
After you buy the effect I see no reason in making your own red back deck.