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Sixten
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& my version of: "NEMO 1500."

Normal deck: No b***s or dups., fully examinable.
Packet wallet (not a H****r) stays on the table.
Russ Martin
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“Cosmic Connection” — and that’s TWO decks! But well worth it; a really fine effect!
I feel more like I do now than I did before.
252life
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A stack and all it offers lol
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Invisible deck is the only gaffed deck I use regularly. It's just too strong not to use. And though it does take up a bit of pocket space, at least it cannot be seen Smile
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kebmo3108
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1. 52to1 Deck
2. Invisible Deck in combination with a marked deck
3. A DD Brainwave Deck
Rainboguy
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In Phil Goldstein's book FOCUS (Phil has been Max Maven now for many years)....you will find a trick called "Impressions".....it was one of his closely guarded secrets for years.....

I had a deck custom-made for me many years ago for this by the late Neil Lester (Cards by Martin).

If you ever saw this done, you'd probably want to have a custom card maker make you this deck.

KILLER!!!
Alan Munro
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For standup only: Invisible Deck, Mene Tekel, Memorized deck

Strolling: Phil deck
DaveGripenwaldt
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Dean Dill's Blizzard or my version of Earl Nelson's "Rented Deck".
EndersGame
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On Jun 30, 2018, Theodore Lawton wrote:
Contact Colors by Aldo Colombini


Good suggestion. I like this trick a lot, but there's quite a bit of set-up, so having a deck dedicated to this routine is a great idea.
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Jerry
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Card-Shark Double Decker Mene Tekel/Tribly/Sven/Mirage/Pop-Eye/Invisible all in one deck!
It's just one deck but with access to all those effects.
gismo
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Mike Walton
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On Apr 12, 2018, Recoplon wrote:
Where can this Si Stebbins' ACAAN be found? Sounds good


Recoplon,
Here's a version with a commercial routine:

https://store.theory11.com/products/position-impossible
warren
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On Jun 29, 2018, Theodore Lawton wrote:
Contact Colors by Aldo Colombini

I also like to keep a deck ready with Anniversary Waltz.


That's a great effect and one of my favourites along with Pre-deck-ability however in a working situation I don't find Contact Colors very practical due to the amount of table space required.
J Christensen
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Sventalism by Max Maven, described in Genii.
Wravyn
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After getting Sudo Nimh's PENDULITMATE... Not only a performance piece but one where you can connect on a personal level.
A Magic Cafe User
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A Svengali deck and a deck in Si Stebbins order....

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ed rhodes
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The Invisable Deck kills. I was setting up some trick and the girl, looking bored said; "Show me a GOOD trick!" I put the cards away and said; "Let's use our imaginations." When I revealed the card, she was stunned and the rest of the family was hooting with laughter! (It can have a disadvantage, I had one kid who just couldn't think of a card! I had to lead him virtually by the hand to get a card out of him! I swear, it looks like I'm trying to mentally force a card on him!)

I managed to "reverse engineer" a card transportation trick I saw John Scarne do at the climax of a beer commercial. It required breaking up TWO decks!
"He was born with the gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad." - Rafael Sabatini, Scaramouche
countrymaven
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I like doing my own brainwave. They end up choosing, without knowing it, the only different color card with their own name on the back. Then, as a kicker, I hand them the deck. It is clean and normal!
ccmwl
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Cosmos Duo by Greg Rostami. The same can't be said for Cosmos 3 though...
That1MagicGuy
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Any effect from Card shark.
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