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chado158
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On Jul 19, 2014, saysold1 wrote:
Here is a phto of the imp I received from a performance with Psypher ths evening (card box - name and card routine).

This is typical for me and highly legible as you can plainly see - no issues.

One little trick/hint is that I inserted 2-3 blank glued business cards to the inside (back) of the playing card box. This helps to keep the playing cards more tightly pushed forward, so the gimmick receives a better (more clear) imp.

I still use my Psupher often and it has never failed me...

It packs a very powerful punch.


I really enjoy saysoldl's enthusiasm over the psypher pad. It encouraged me to buy one a few months ago and I'm extremely impressed with the results. I think it's failed me like 3x BUT it was my own fault Smile
Just curious if you (saysoldl) ever perform 4DT using the psypher pad?
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On Jul 25, 2014, chado158 wrote:
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On Jul 19, 2014, saysold1 wrote:
Here is a phto of the imp I received from a performance with Psypher ths evening (card box - name and card routine).

This is typical for me and highly legible as you can plainly see - no issues.

One little trick/hint is that I inserted 2-3 blank glued business cards to the inside (back) of the playing card box. This helps to keep the playing cards more tightly pushed forward, so the gimmick receives a better (more clear) imp.

I still use my Psupher often and it has never failed me...

It packs a very powerful punch.


I really enjoy saysoldl's enthusiasm over the psypher pad. It encouraged me to buy one a few months ago and I'm extremely impressed with the results. I think it's failed me like 3x BUT it was my own fault Smile
Just curious if you (saysoldl) ever perform 4DT using the psypher pad?


Thank you!

Uh no I've never done Bob's 4DT with the Psypher - actually never thought of doing it that way. Good?
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No. Bad idea, for the reasons I discussed at length in my "A Journey Through the 4th Dimension." Using an impression device for the routine is an old idea, but it has inherent problems- the foremost of which is that the entire routine is shot if the impression doesn't come out. It is far better to look at original copy and to use traditional billets rather than having anyone write anything on a pad of any sort. (And, believe me, I have experimented with virtually every method that has been used for the effect.)

And if you did it with an impression device it would no longer be my version of the effect. It would be closer to Al Koran's (which used an NCR pad).
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The way I perform it is actually similar to the Ultimate 4DT in the same book using it in the envelopes. No one ahead needed! How often have you performed it this way compared to your normal way with the sh**** env?
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It isn't bad and does get the job done. If you get it, you should probably switch out the marker for a sharpie pen (as Smith suggests and explains). But, yeah. There are better imp pads out there and I do continue to hear great things about the ParaPad (though I have not actually used it). All that failing? Make your own (i.e. something like the Scanner pad from Prager's "Goat's Grimoire")
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The way I perform it is actually similar to the Ultimate 4DT in the same book using it in the envelopes. No one ahead needed! How often have you performed it this way compared to your normal way with the sh**** env?


I never perform it that way anymore. I prefer to look at the original writing/drawing whenever possible.
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Anyone have a review of the re-release of psypher? Is it as good as the original?
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This one is far better it fails only 73,2% of the time.


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Not reliable. Nothing beats John Riggs pads
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