I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

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I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby swizard » September 19th, 2011, 4:42 pm

Hey everybody,
I am working on an effect and I really need to force the letter 'D' in a clean way plz help me ^^

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Re: I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby mrgoat » September 19th, 2011, 4:57 pm

Welcome.

How about an alphabet deck and then you just force the D card (using the method of your choosing)?

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Re: I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby Joe Pecore » September 19th, 2011, 5:10 pm

What other constraints?

Can you use a normal deck of cards in the routine? Force any of the "4"s using your favorite card force and then tell them to now think of the corresponding letter from the alphabet (Ace = A, 2 = B, 3 = C, 4 = D .... )

How about a change Bag? One side full of folded up pieces of paper with all the different letters (except "D"), the other side with all "D"s. Let them reach in and pick one.
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Re: I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby Richard Hatch » September 19th, 2011, 6:48 pm

Not sure if it qualifies as "clean" but the "Elephants in Denmark" stunt that went viral a few years ago gets there as follows:

1: ask each person to think of a number from 1 to 10.
2: take that number and multiply by 9
3: take the result and add the number together (i.e. 72 = 7+2, 9 = 0+9).
4: take that number and subtract 5
5: take that result and equate it to the corresponding letter of the alphabet (i.e., 4 = D).

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Re: I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby Jon Elion » September 19th, 2011, 7:18 pm

You could use a clear plastic change bag (easily found with Google). For the letters you could use Scrabble tiles, or even those beads with letters used to make baby-name bead bracelets (available at your local crafts store).

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Re: I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby Mathias435 » September 20th, 2011, 12:48 pm

@Richard Hatch

Great idea, love that trick :)
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Re: I need way to force the letter 'D' plz

Postby aireM » September 27th, 2011, 10:34 am

There are a multitude of ways for you to force the letter 'D', I know this is an oldish post but I thought I would revamp it.

Look at Dobson's ACAAN, there is a lovely force in there that can be used. Make the routine a two person routine have one say the letter and then proceed with your original routine.

Any sort of force like this will work, hopes this helps.


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