Bicycle ESP cards

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Postby Brian Marks » 04/01/10 10:45 PM

are bicycle ESP cards still made?
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Postby Seuss » 04/01/10 11:09 PM

I knew you were going to ask that.

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Postby Bob Cunningham » 04/01/10 11:11 PM

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Postby Dick Christian » 04/02/10 09:27 AM

Based on the work of J.B. Rhine (who was the first to use the cards created by Zener) a "full deck" IS comprised of 25 cards (i.e., 5 cards with each of the 5 symbols.
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Postby Brian Marks » 04/02/10 11:50 PM

Thank you. I am working on a routine with....obviously. Ill share later.
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Postby David Devlin » 06/08/10 08:55 AM

I would stay away from the Bicycle back ESP cards. It throws them into the realm of playing cards. Thus, everything you do with them becomes a card trick. Just my 2 cents.
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Postby Bob Farmer » 06/08/10 11:20 AM

Vernet Magic makes a very nice deck and it's marked.
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Postby David Devlin » 06/08/10 06:09 PM

So does Royal.
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Postby CardMaker » 06/09/10 11:58 AM

I totally agree with David Devlin - stay away from ESP cards with backs which are found on regular playing cards as well.

I stock the Royal cards .... plus some great custom stuff.
You also find a unique ESP tuck case for the Royal cards ;)

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Postby Brian Marks » 06/21/10 12:52 PM

So if they see a bicycle back, your doing a card trick and if you use another back they won't?
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Postby David Devlin » 06/21/10 09:04 PM

Brian Marks wrote:So if they see a bicycle back, your doing a card trick and if you use another back they won't?


Exactly.
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Postby Brian Marks » 06/22/10 07:40 PM

I would think that if they see ESP cards front side they would think its a trick. Outside of mentalism, who else uses ESP cards?
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Postby Seuss » 06/22/10 11:20 PM

The public is aware of them mainly from pop culture usage I'd imagine. Most people I show them to mention remembering them from Ghostbusters.
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