What is the BEST Bill Switch Trick from this 3

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Postby Mr. K » 01/31/11 11:58 AM

Hello, I am a little confused about the 3 great switch tricks out
1-Extreme Burn 2.0
2-Prophet
3-Heiny 500
I have seen all 3 in action they all look great to me but I can't choose from the 3.Everyone I have spoken to about this trick most have said Extreme Burn,I like the changes but I also like the changes in all 3 products & I can only choose one..Help please! lol
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 01/31/11 01:56 PM

They are all good (though I haven't seen Prophet). You can make your life simpler by just doing the original: Pat Page's "Flash Cash."
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Postby Jack Greenberg » 01/31/11 07:36 PM

Richard,

Wasn't "Flash Cash" a Fred Kaps thing? I know that Pat did something that I think he called "Easy Money," or something like that. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

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Postby Richard Kaufman » 01/31/11 08:08 PM

It's Pat's trick. Kaps did a version of it.

Here is a link to the forums at Penguin Magic where someone dissects the whole thing:

http://www.penguinmagic.com/discuss/vie ... p?t=149333
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Postby Jack Greenberg » 02/01/11 01:27 AM

Okay, Richard ... I do see what you mean. I guess it gets back to whether the Kaps "improvement" is sufficient to justify substantial development credit. You are quite correct (according to your cited Penguin Magic link) that the general effect (named "Easy Money") is Pat's. But the superior method (even according to Pat) as well as the name "Flash Cash," is Fred's.

Again, as you note, it was Pat who created the basic effect.

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Postby Pete Biro » 02/01/11 01:55 AM

Kaps' IMPROVEMENT was just a half-inch overlap so you could grip he ends easier. If you see R. Paul Wilson do this you wouldn't waste any money on all the "new improved" versions.

As I have said, "If it was good enough for Kaps, it's good enough for me."
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 02/01/11 10:13 AM

How practical are the versions where you get a second or third change from the bill packet?
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Postby Mr. K » 02/01/11 10:22 AM

So there are 5/6 versions of this change, Ok I am going to look into Pat Page's Flash Cash also Thanks Richard!! & I shall make up my mind by Thurs. Then hit the streets n studio's by Friday & blow minds!! I knew it was nothing new the bill change see I LOVE Genii! you learn by pro's every day on here..Thanks again Richard K!!!
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Postby Philippe Billot » 02/02/11 04:22 AM

This trick seems old.
Kaps Lecture Notes are published in 1973 and the first reference of Easy Money in Genii is in July 1976.
Who knows when Page created his trick?
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Postby Tom Gilbert » 02/02/11 11:49 AM

There's also another recent, very similar effect called Handout 500.
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