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  • How to Read Someone's Mind: A Simple Card Trick. You don’t have to be a psychic to

  • read someone’s mindor, at least, to make them think youre reading their mind.

  • You will need Three playing cards, one with a large X written on the back An envelope

  • w/ the words "You will choose" & name of 2nd card written on it A duplicate

  • of the third card and a flat surface. Step 1. Before your audience arrives, tuck the

  • duplicate card into the bottom of the envelopeAnd fold the envelope over so the side with

  • the writing is covered. Now put the three cards into the top part of the folded envelope,

  • and stick the whole package in your pocket. Step 2. In front of your audience, pull the

  • envelope out of your pocket and quickly put it writing-side down on the surface. Boast

  • that it's really not all that hard to read someone's mind. Step 3. Quickly pull just

  • the three cards out of the top part of the envelope and place them face up on the table.

  • Make sure the spectator doesn't see the the X on the back of the one card. Step 4. Ask

  • an audience member to tap on the card of their choice. Build suspense by asking if they're

  • sure they want _that_ card. Offer to allow them to pick another. Step 5. No matter which

  • card they finally settle on, tell them you knew they’d choose itthen prove it.

  • If they chose the card with the “X”, flip it over & reveal yourpredictionmark;

  • the 2nd card, flip over the envelope to reveal your written prediction; the 3rd card, reach

  • into the envelope and pull out proof you read their mindthe same card! Did you know

  • Magicians who specialize in mind reading are known as mentalists.

How to Read Someone's Mind: A Simple Card Trick. You don’t have to be a psychic to

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