Read the minds of Four people at once!
Devin Knight is one of the most creative minds in the development of Magic today. Knight proudly presents his greatest Mentalism Routine yet. A reworked, retooled and delicately enhanced instant classic, this effect has it all. This can be a stage magic routine or an intimate close-up magic scenario. Regardless of the setting you will leave the audience astonished and the minds of four floored.
Basic Description: Imagine four random spectators are selected and shown a chart of ESP symbols. Each spectator is asked to just think of one these symbols and keep it too themselves. One by one you hand each of the spectators an ESP card. The spectator is asked to hold the card face down as your prediction. You then ask the spectator to reveal the card their thought of esp symbol aloud, and then turn your prediction card over. Bam! Match Match Match Match! 100% of the time you correctly predict there thought of symbol prior to them revealing their thought of card.
The performer shows a chart consisting of five colored ESP symbols. He invites four people to participate. Each participant is asked to just think of an ESP symbol shown on the chart. The participants write nothing down, they just think of a symbol. There are no restrictions. Each person could be thinking of a different symbol, or they all could be thinking of the same symbol. They do not share their thoughts with each other. The performer begins to get impressions and calls out three symbols. He says, “If I have called out the symbol you are thinking of, please close your eyes and draw the symbol in your mind.”NO STOOGES - NO DUEL REALITIES - JUST POWERFUL MAGIC
The performer then tells the participants to open their eyes and clear their minds. He then asks them to concentrate on the colors of their symbols. The performer then begins to call out colors he is getting strong impressions of. He says, “If I have called out the color you are thinking of, please close your eyes and visualize it in your mind.”
The performer does not ask any questions. The participants say nothing; they just close their eyes and think. The performer takes an ESP deck and hands each participant a face-down card. Only after each person is given a face-down card does the performer ask the participants to reveal their thought-of symbols. Amazingly, when the face-down ESP cards are shown, they match each participant’s thought-of symbol.
For a stunning climax, the performer points to several people in the audience and asks if they were also thinking of a symbol. With no questions or fishing, the performer then reveals the symbols just thought of by members of the audience.
REVIEWS ARE COMING IN
Devin, This is a VERY interesting application of a principle that I have never seen used that straightforward before. I am really looking forward to trying this in front of real audiences. - Thank You Stefan
Four Told is brilliant and mind boggling! A perfect Mentalism effect to inject into any performance. - Jason Ring
Brilliant!!! Brilliant!!! ****ing Brilliant!!! I never thought it would work this easily. ****ing Brilliant!!! Great ****ing stuff!!!! Greg Arce
The application of the principle in use in such an organic way, it's just fantastic. - J. Prager
Great idea! And easy to do. doesn't' take a weekend to figure it out. Very clever and something you will use. - John Cesta