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Topic: Multi Dimensional by Craig Filicetti
Message: Posted by: Jamie D. Grant (May 19, 2009 12:05AM)
[b]What The Audience Sees:[/b]

[i]How? How? How does he do it?! Check it, man. Hes got a cube, he knows the colour. Simple as that. Theres no way he could know! What else does this guy have in that head of his? My PIN number? Look, it happened on Magic Friday. He came into the office with a small toy cube that had six different coloured sides. He gets us to put it onto the table, where he cant see it. Well, with his back turned, he tells us what colour is facing up! So we thought maybe he saw somehow, right? So we get Big Ted to hold it in his hands...He tells us again! Finally he gives Angry Bob a small wooden box and tells him to put the cube in the box and then to put the box into my hands once hes left the room...And he comes back in and tells us the colour! How? Angry Bob punched a hole in the wall, Big Ted started to clap behind his back, and I just stood there and watched my brain melt onto the floor!!!! I believe, man, I believe!!![/i]

[b]How It Went:[/b]

I wish you could see the smile on my face right now. Holy smokes, I love this thing! I mean, really love it! So much so, that I took it with me every time I left the house this weekend. It killed! I honestly cant say enough. Here, how about I give you my entire presentation:


[b][i]Okay everyone, Ive been working on something.[/i][/b]
-I place the cube immediately onto the counter or table. If there was none around, I would hand it to someone to hold.

[b][i]I watched this documentary about this guy, Daniel Tammet, called Born On A Blue Day. It was about this guy, Daniel, who could see numbers as colours in his mind. He didnt see the number 7 as a number but rather as a colour, like green or something. As a result, he can do extraordinary mathematical calculations. It was awesome. Has anyone else seen it?[/i][/b]
-Wait for audience response.

[b][i]Well, I though that was pretty cool and it led me to something Im working on now, which is the ability to see thoughts as colours. Or in this case today, colours as thoughts. Take a look at that toy cube I bought. There six different colours, right? Well, Im going to turn my back and Id like you to just place it onto the table...[/i][/b]
-With my back turned, Id name the colour with a question mark. Example. Black?

[b][i]I think I may have gotten lucky there. Try it again and cover it with your hand. Lets see if I can do this. Focus on the colour for me...[/i][/b]
-Id name the colour a bit more definitively. Blue, Im pretty sure.

[b][i]Yeah, I know, pretty crazy right?! Im getting pretty good. But Ive been doing this a while and some people have thought I could see it somehow. So I had this little box made. Do me a favour. Turn around put it into the box and cover it with your hands. Im going to leave the room while you do it...[/i][/b]
-Id walk back in and look straight at the person and 100% confident. You chose Yellow. I know it.

Applause, gasps, fainting ensues.


[b]Best Lines:[/b]

[b][i]Youre too good man, youre too good!![/i][/b]
-Thanks Craig!

[b][i]What else can you see man? Really...[/b][/i]
-This little thing will make believers out of anyone.

[b]Angry Bob Rating:[/b]

For those of you reading this article for the first time, Angry Bob is a co-worker who has an understanding of some magic because his uncle was a magician. Angry Bob knows that TTs exist, for example, but he has no desire to become a magician himself. He also has an anger management problem that can be experienced first hand if he cant figure out how a trick is done. A high rating means he has no idea.

Slience. Punch. Walked out. Priceless. [b]5/5[/b].

[b]My Rating:[/b]

[b]10/10[/b]. No question. This is one of my prized possessions now. And deservedly so. Its made so well that it makes my head spin.

[b]The JDG Tip:[/b]

[url=http://magicfriday.blogspot.com/2009/05/multi-dimensional-by-craig-filicetti.html]Read it here![/url]

[b]Closing Thoughts:[/b]

This is a masterwork from Craig Filicetti. No kidding. I try to make sure that everything that gets reviewed on Magic Friday is something you can go out and actually use, and I promise you this will be used. A lot. Have fun.

[b]Have a great week, everyone![/b]

Jamie D. Grant