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# Quodlibetby Davide Rubat Remond

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With this work I wanted to celebrate the famous number tables, protagonists of the game "Guess your age". I thought that this game, considered the 'oldest mentalism effect', could be improved and that that weak magic effect could be transformed into something powerful, without increasing the difficulty of execution. By accentuating certain qualities of the principle that governs them, I developed the new cards, the evolved version of the number tables. Everyone knows the classic version of the game: a spectator chooses a number and indicates which and how many tables it is on, the mentalist after a quick glance at the tables indicated by the spectator guesses the chosen number. A weak magic effect.

With the new tables the spectator picks up and hides those containing the chosen number, and discards those in which it is not present. A quick glance at the discarded tables (without the spectator's number) and the mentalist is able to name the chosen number.

The magic effect grows and is more powerful, while the difficulty of execution is equal to the classic version. The ebook contains some versions of tables ready to print and laminate with a detailed explanation of how to use them. In addition to the classic 'Guess a Number' game, there are two other effects that use the same principle, but in which the mathematics are not evident.

• A spectator's choice of a title from a list of 14 of the best film titles of all time is easily guessed by the mentalist.
• Quodlibet. The title means 'what you want, or what you prefer', and is a very powerful effect indeed. A card is mentally chosen from the 52 in a deck, and the spectator eliminates the folders in which it is NOT PRESENT and keeps the others for himself, after a few moments of concentration the mentalist takes the card only thought of by the spectator from the deck. It is also possible to have the same spectator take the card from the covered deck.

P.S. These effects are based on mathematical principles. If you do not like magical mathematics, if you are not passionate about the beauty of the principles behind the effects, if you are not able to adapt them to your personality with a good presentation, then perhaps they are not for you. Mathematical effects can be very powerful, but they have limitations that must be overcome with a good presentation, not a bad review.

1st edition 2022, PDF 26 pages.
word count: 4838 which is equivalent to 19 standard pages of text

Reviewed by Biagio Fasano
★★★★★   Date Added: Saturday 24 December, 2022