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Magic and Mentalism
Hands off, impromptu, improvised
    "If Magic be the food of Love... Play on." 
    (William Shakespeare, reloaded...)

    This site is used to share some of my ideas on Magic and Mentalism. It is used as a "repository" for ebooks I have written primarily for my own usage.

    My definition of a "perfect trick":
    Hands off = Without touching, no sleight of hand
    Impromptu = Anytime, Anywhere but you need something with you, or some setup.
    or Improvised = Anytime, Anywhere, At any moment notice; you need nothing, or just borrowed common objects.
    Stand up = Can be done standing up, no table required, etc. 
    Practical = No angles restrictions, no weather restrictions, Easy reset, or no reset
    Easy= no difficult sleight of hands, no difficult memorization, straightforward, simple effect, simple plot
    Propless= No props needed, or borrowed props, or usual props.
    Gimmickless= no gimmick
    Fun = entertaining, audience participation
    Magic= visual or emotional, disturbing, unbacktrackable.
    Sure= Works eveytime

    Based on this, here are some "perfect tricks or principles": "CHEAT HANDS", "COCKTAILS", "CLUE", "BLUFF", the first part of "COIN GAMES".

    Some other effects I like, even though they are "not perfect":

    - UPS 
    -"BLUFF", a fantastic way to guess anything and detect liars in a group of people.  
    - "MIMOSA": Back to the future...
    - "CLUE": Divine any object thought among any number of objects.
    - HOT H.O.T: A new application of a, now, known method, plus something else...
    - WITH PHONES: Unlock phones, predict anything, predict the future! (No applications required).
    - "THINK OF ANYTHING IN THE WORLD": A devious telepathy routine
    "QUANTUM LEAP", a devious method to reveal a thought and/or a lie.
    "TRUST", A collection of nice effects.

    I have found also some principles that may be original as I am focusing mainly on improvised and hands-off methods. Here are some of them:
    - The SVP principle,  The trust principle, The intimate principle
    - The liar principle
    - The Zoom principle
    - The Yin Yang principle
    - "Janus" principles (two way outs)