Forcing numbers

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Forcing numbers

Postby Guest » May 20th, 2004, 1:06 pm

I have a gambling routine worked out with 6 cards. I need to be able to force number 5 convincingly. I have thought about using loaded dice or just a simple magicians force. Are there any books dedicated to forcing numbers.
Any help to point me in the right direction would be appreciated.

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Re: Forcing numbers

Postby CHRIS » May 20th, 2004, 3:01 pm

202 Methods of Forcing by Annemann has many number forcing methods. You might find something useful in there. For $2 you can download it from my site as an ebook.

Chris..... preserving magic one book at a time.


Re: Forcing numbers

Postby Guest » May 20th, 2004, 10:48 pm

Banachek's Psychological Subtleties has a whole chapter on this, plus many other useful forcing techniques. Check it out.

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