Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

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Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby 000 » January 27th, 2010, 10:08 am

I only recently acquired this delightful and clever effect.
For those unfamiliar, show a picture of a lemon. Then spell out with alphabet cards
LEMON The l and M are swopped, now spells
MELON Picture of lemon has now changed to that of a melon.

Brainteaser for readers: Can anyone come up with any variants?
Five letters as with lemon. 2 letters to be swopped, both words to make sense!

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby The Magic Apple » January 27th, 2010, 10:46 am

A great little packet trick, not very "Max Maven-ish" but a great trick

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby mrgoat » January 27th, 2010, 11:08 am

The Magic Apple wrote:A great little packet trick, not very "Max Maven-ish" but a great trick


I'd love to see him present it as Max.

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby Jager » January 27th, 2010, 12:17 pm

Gotta love anagrams. Have fun with this one:

http://wordsmith.org/anagram/
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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby Jager » January 27th, 2010, 12:20 pm

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby 000 » February 1st, 2010, 2:24 am

Thank you.

Its sad but true: lay people much more enjoy this type of effect than any hard practised sleight of hand ( with playing cards) routine. For me anyway.

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby Henley » February 1st, 2010, 3:20 am

A similar trick that I (and laymen) love is "miruku to kurumi" "Milk and Walnut" by Shigeo Futagawa. Here's Ponta the Smith performing it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhJ5PGEYH1c

There's an English version "Top Drop" here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzr1Z5Tg9V8

Both are produced by Onosaka-san at Magicland.

p.s. I tried that anagram site before and my full name came out as "ill hardened weeny".

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby 000 » February 22nd, 2010, 11:34 am

Wonder how a jumbo version may work?
This effect involves a count, a glide and a double turnover.
Hopefully not an Elmsley count..........
We shall wait and see what Max has got in mind.


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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby Jon Allen » February 23rd, 2010, 4:14 am

Melon and Lemon work so well because both are fruits.

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby 000 » February 23rd, 2010, 7:21 am

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Re: Lemonstration, by Phil Goldstein

Postby Jonathan Townsend » February 23rd, 2010, 8:41 am

It can play as funny if you turn letters over in the process and might even work to have one card change openly. Not sure if doing the ghoti=fish bit would add though.


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