Propless T.O.P stands for Propless Tossed Out Places. And it makes use of a "topless prop". Suitable venues are virtual shows and stage shows where audience members are from about 20 to about 2000 numbers. You can perform this as a purely propless effect or as an 'almost' propless effect using the "topless prop". This works great as both an opener or a closer. Propless TOP can also be adapted very easily to close up and parlor shows.
The method is completely self-working and presentation is the key. You can play this in a 'tossed out deck' effect style or you can also play this as a pseudo mass hypnotism effect.
The performer throws out an imaginary and invisible deck of 100 cards into the audience and about 3, 4 or 5 participants are randomly chosen. In a classic 'tossed out deck' style, the performer names the 3 places being merely thought of by the 3 (or 4 or 5) participants. In the mass hypnosis effect variation, all the audience members are thinking of a place or country and the performer is able to name those places in a unique and surprising manner.
There are no sleights, no stooges, no instant stooges, no progressive anagrams, no preshow. No memorization and no equivoque. This can be performed in any language. The method is language independent. And the method is surefire, works 100% of the time.
1st edition 2021, PDF 18 pages.
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