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Alexei Kee
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Hi, everyone!

I would like to hear your experiences with this great routine from Ted Lesley's book Paramiracles. I've been studying it and have discovered a strong structure behind the routine and would like to know any kind of enhancement you've applied.

Any advice?


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Make sure that you read every line in Ted's book. One of his subtelties is missed by many and it is critical for thew routine to SLAY instead of just amaze. You MUST bring attention to the Chamapge bucket from the very beginning and explain that it's purpose will become clear later on. Make reference every now and then to it. It is important to make it appear stronger.
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If I may add, instead of the calculation needed to determine in which half can the named card be found (or not found). if you use a memorized deck of fairly random order (Joyal, Tamariz, Aronson) just divide the pack into two - cards including and below the 26th position and card which are above.
if you know your memorized deck blindly, it comes automatically and you don't need to calculate anything.
hope this helps.

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I have a different presentation but its a fantastic effect.
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I have been using this (with written permission from TEd) for years. It kills. I agree that the subtlety of pointing out the bucket at the beginning makes a huge difference.
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Yep this is one of those things that jumps out of the book asking to be performed
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