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TᵢG
1  seeder  TᵢG    last year

They did not teach that in any of my math classes.

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
2  Perrie Halpern R.A.    last year

That is so amazing! I love cards. They are very mathematical. That is why I loved the book and the movie "21". Also, I used to be really good at counting cards and in a way, it is related to what he is doing. 

 
 
 
TᵢG
3  seeder  TᵢG    last year

A comment?   Awesome.   I was thinking this article was invisible.

 
 
 
Split Personality
3.1  Split Personality  replied to  TᵢG @3    last year

stunned

 
 
 
Split Personality
3.1.1  Split Personality  replied to  Split Personality @3.1    last year

It's impressive to impress those two experts.........

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
3.1.2  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  Split Personality @3.1.1    last year

It really is. I rewatched it and it does have something to do with the shuffle and the cut. It is mathematical, although I am not sure how he gets the cards to do what he wants them to do with the secondary influence of the other 3 people. 

I am impressed. 

 
 
 
TᵢG
3.1.3  seeder  TᵢG  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @3.1.2    last year

The deck is stacked.   The shuffle is brilliant because it does not change the stacked deck.   Basically about 10 cards are in an alternating sequence.  The balance are all black and then all red.

Ultimately the trick - the skill - is dealing from the top or bottom of the deck based upon the intended results.

Now, how he got all of the deck to be in order at the end is beyond me.    I wonder if Penn & Teller actually knew how he pulled all of this off because it was a multi-faceted trick and required a high level of mental and dexterity skill.

 
 
 
Krishna
3.2  Krishna  replied to  TᵢG @3    last year

A comment?   Awesome.   I was thinking this article was invisible.

It is invisible . . . to most people!

(Only those of us with magickal powers are able to see it! :^)

tarotridrmagician.jpg

 
 
 
Krishna
3.2.1  Krishna  replied to  Krishna @3.2    last year

FWIW-- that picture is from the Tarot. A standard Tarot deck is usually 78 cards. 21 or 22 (depending on the deck) are what are called "The Major Arcana"- supposedly strong, universal, "archetypes".  Different decks have slightly different portrayals-- this is from what is perhaps the most widely used Tarot deck-- The Rider deck.

The Major Arcana in most decks actually starts with number 0, and is called "The Fool". The Magician is number 1. Although he doesn't represent what we think of as a magician. Rather, he is an adept-- who brings thoughts into physical manifestation in the physical Universal. 

(P.S: I have been "reading" Tarot cards off and on for many years.... heh :-)

 
 
 
Perrie Halpern R.A.
3.2.2  Perrie Halpern R.A.  replied to  Krishna @3.2.1    last year

Good FYI Krish. I didn't know that. 

 
 
 
Krishna
3.2.3  Krishna  replied to  Perrie Halpern R.A. @3.2.2    last year

Good FYI Krish. I didn't know that. 

Most people don't know (not that there's anything wrong with that). 

In fact not only don't they know about the actual deck, but the other stuff they know is wrong . . .  In the West the entire society is mainly "Left brain"...in the East its just the opposite.

 
 
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