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Topic: Gift from a new guy
Message: Posted by: mentalsanta (Nov 12, 2014 02:52PM)
I like simple and sudden. Imagine sitting enjoying a cup of coffee with friends or clients and they randomly choose a card which appears on your coffee cup when you turn it around.

Method: 99 Cent Stores in California (and I assume elsewhere) currently have a cup with a blackboard in the shape of a cartoon caption bubble built (painted) in on one size. Comes all boxed and even with two free pieces of white chalk. Just force the card you wrote on the cup (with or without a deck...I prefer without) sitting in front of you and turn the cup around. Like the poor man's Koran Medallion.
Message: Posted by: seraph127 (Nov 13, 2014 05:57PM)
I'll have to see if I can scare up one of these. Nifty idea!
Message: Posted by: drmagico (Nov 14, 2014 06:32AM)
If you google blackboard memo mug you will find it on Amazon..other types available on line which can be customized to use for prediction effects etc....just search coffee mug blackboard and a bunch will show up...there is a routine in there somewhere.
Message: Posted by: MRSharpe (Nov 18, 2014 12:14PM)
Be sure to observe which side the blackboard is on and to which hand the spectator uses to lift the cup. This would be an example of a left or right handed coffee cup.
Message: Posted by: fonda57 (Nov 18, 2014 10:45PM)
Cool idea
Message: Posted by: fonda57 (Nov 18, 2014 10:45PM)
Cool idea
Message: Posted by: Mike Gilbert (Nov 18, 2014 11:48PM)
Great idea! I would also say if for some reason you couldn't find one of these cups, you could easily make one! Cheers!
Message: Posted by: Fire Starter (Nov 20, 2014 12:52PM)
Great idea ,now if only you could get a chalk swami writer,lol,then thay can pick what they like while you have the cup in your hand and chalk it down.
Message: Posted by: The Baldini (Nov 26, 2014 05:39PM)
Welcome to the Café. Nice idea, thanks for sharing.