Jinx wrote:That doesn't answer my question does it.?.
Cugel seems to believe that whats important is how difficult the sleight of hand is while performing the effect
Jonathan Townsend wrote:I dunno David but if done in the hands after a few false shuffles that might be a clever use of a classic force.
Richard Kaufman wrote:Absolutely the worst magic movie made ever is Get to Know Your Rabbit with Tom Smothers and Orson Welles. What awful crap.
David Alexander wrote:Here's Kenner doing his version of Slop Shuffle Triumph. Looks just fine to me.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgGOWK8- ... re=related
Brad Henderson wrote: In my mind, the clarity of the riffle works best with the essence of the highest possible incarnation of the triumph effect - it is the most impossible condition.
El Mystico wrote:
Of course, I've never seen anyone in an audience do a slop shuffle either, but that brings me on to the last point; the patter. Which, to me, is far more important than whether you do a slop shuffle or a riffle.
Brad Henderson wrote:So, perhaps, I think Cugel's analogy goes further than even he intended.