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Galileo
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Was just curious what everyone's go to effect for that super special one on one performance with the event booker or possible client was? That one routine that you know will create that amazing atmosphere makes for a strong and intimate experience. For me personally it would be Q&A as I feel it carries a lot of power and emotion in it and plays really well with almost any kind of person.
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Would never do a one on one performance or find myself in such a situation.
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Event bookers get my promotional materials and performance video package. If I just feel like casually impressing someone (which is almost never), I'll do a brief billet reading.
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Favorite go to effect for intimate one on one performance?

My Magic Wand, it's the one time I feel it's OK for me to mix magic with mentalism. (would never share it with just anyone though)
Harry the magic man
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I normally use a billetless name guess with a reading. It works well for me.
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For intimate performances to one or two people I will use either:
Getting to know you
Your intuition
Wish you were here
Iunlockyourmind
or isobellas star

I don't do them all, which of those I do will vary depending on the situation and whether the person is male or female. Generally if there are 2 people I will do my iunlock routine that combines your intuition, iunlock, issies star and simply overlooked into a cohesive routine.

The observant will notice that most of those effects are by Pete Turner, that didn't escape me either. I do have a lot of my own stuff that I will use in longer or more formal performances, but in a casual impromptu situation those are my go to effects.

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For a one to one situation I normally will do Till Death by Jim. Critchlow, it freaks them out.
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My own drawing interpretation...
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Palm reading.
Not an effect, but it is what I do.
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I'll do a CT. Lately I've also been using the Paranormal Wallet...which looks sufficiently impromptu.

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I do a coin game.
Spectator names one of 3 coins, and that´s the coin in my hand. Very "impromtuish", and always great reactions.

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On Sep 26, 2014, KiKi wrote:
I do a coin game.
Spectator names one of 3 coins, and that´s the coin in my hand. Very "impromtuish", and always great reactions.

kiki


You can add Paul Carnazzo´s idea from his effect "Salt" , that will allow you to also predict the side of the coin.


Regarding the original question, the coherent experience to create and share depends completely in what I can sense regarding the person that is with me at that moment. But in a general setting, a pendulum demonstration.


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Galileo
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On Sep 26, 2014, Mindpro wrote:
Would never do a one on one performance or find myself in such a situation.


Not a critique by any means, just curious why you don't like doing one on one performances?
sbays
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A couple things I like to do when in a one on one situation:

1. A Question and the Answer

2. Free Will (My version)

There is one other, but I am not going to talk about. Smile

These always serve me well.
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Scott Soloff
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Palm reading

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If it's intimate and it's one-on-one, I wouldn't waste my time doing tricks, that's for sure.
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On Sep 27, 2014, mastermindreader wrote:
If it's intimate and it's one-on-one, I wouldn't waste my time doing tricks, that's for sure.


Mr. Cassidy, I possibly just read your mind there. Smile
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On Sep 27, 2014, mastermindreader wrote:
If it's intimate and it's one-on-one, I wouldn't waste my time doing tricks, that's for sure.


Here, here Bob Smile
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Great post, I have to say the one that I do that really hits home for decision makers is an iPhone app, it's called 21st century predictions where it emails them a prediction. It's brilliant, I use it over the phone and I close so many bookings with this, I also do this before I ask for the business and once the proof is in the pudding you can charge what ever you like and you will get no resistance. One of my business mentors taught me this "If you give someone no reason to doubt your fee, they won't."

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Tony Eye has one of my two favorites. A short palm read puts you in direct contact with the subject -- and allows actual demonstration of cold reading.

My other go to -- if it is someone who should have m,y business card -- is on the reverse of my card and takes just a little longer. It is Loren Tyndal's Pythagorian numerology reading which acquires either a name or birthdate and can be used for 2 -- if a couple. When finished with the read --give the card to them and they will keep it if you were availed of any hits.
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