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Ben Blau
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Greetings, Café members.

Some of you might know my name, though I suspect most of you don't. For many years, my close friend Patrick Redford has been trying to convince me to release some of the effects from my personal repertoire to the mentalism community. He's finally coerced
me to video record one of my card mentalism effects, and I thought I'd post it here to see if there would
be any interest in me putting this out for sale. If there is sufficient interest, we'll record a follow up to this performance footage which will include the explanation of the effect, as well as some bonus material in the form of some theory topics, commentary, and alternate handlings and presentational angles for the effect.

If the reaction to this video is positive, you can expect more releases from me in the near future.

Here's the link to the performance: https://www.dropbox.com/s/aj2wu3vv7heulu......raph.mp4

Submitted for your consideration.

-Ben Blau
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Whether or not you decide to release it, it's a great demonstration! I love the concept, and the presentation was very entertaining. It also fooled the hell out of me! If I were you, I'd keep that under your hat. But, I'm not - so pease sell it so I can use it! =)

Fantastic!
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I hate you guys!! I m completely fooled!!....lol......Patrck my friend release this asap!!!
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I *think* I know what's going on, and it's very clever. If I'm wrong, thanks for leading my mind in an interesting direction. Smile
A nice lesson too in congruence and giving directions clearly.
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Brilliant.

Simply presented, easy to follow and a fantastic climax.
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I enjoyed it, have no idea, if you put it out I would buy it.
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GREAT !!!
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Very nice effect!
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I liked it a lot too ...by George!!!

Seriously though, I enjoyed the premise and it would be a very cool release.

I am wondering if the effect has 100% accuracy or is it similar to Ben & Steve's release where accuracy is about 85-90% but still incredibly fair an amazing?

Great stuff - very fair.
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Excellent effect, excellent presentation!
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Ben

Certainly, a great method! I will love to see more of your work

Pm you about some things that I want to discuss in private Smile


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On 2013-12-08 11:58, saysold1 wrote:
I liked it a lot too ...by George!!!

Seriously though, I enjoyed the premise and it would be a very cool release.

I am wondering if the effect has 100% accuracy or is it similar to Ben & Steve's release where accuracy is about 85-90% but still incredibly fair an amazing?

Great stuff - very fair.


It is 100%. Well, as much as any trick can be. I guess someone could screw it up if they were really inept.
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This is a wonderful effect. I would buy this in a heartbeat. That's saying a lot, considering I'm not big into cards these days. All of the elements just seem so fair, and it leaves a lot of room for presentation.

As landmark said, great job with spectator management. I can't wait to see more !
Ben Blau
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Thank you!
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This is such a beautiful routine. Add me to the list Ben. The only problem with showing us such a video is that you leave us wanting to see more of your work. Maybe it is about time to emerge from the 'underground' Smile

I hope to hear soon about your releases.
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Nice.
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Excellent. You have a really great voice too you could do radio or voice overs!
Ben Blau
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I never thought about that, but thank you!
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Sold!
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That looks amazing Smile
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