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A great little trick/bet you can learn in just a few minutes and you are always ready to stump someone. The effect can be done with cards, matches or coins. The twelve objects are laid out in three horizontal rows. The object of the game is that the person left with the last item to pick up loses the game. You only play this game with one person at a time. The rules are simple. The player can only take from one row at a time. Take as many as you wish from either the first, second or third row, but you cannot pick from different rows until your next turn. Either you or the spectator can start the game. Regardless who starts, you always win, with the spectator being stuck with the last item.
An ingenious method where the spectator is stuck with the last item to pick up. Fools the wise one. Your spectator can try to beat you in the game for two hours and always fail. There is no trickery to detect. Perfect for bar bets and winning free drinks.
1st edition 2018, 4 pages.
word count: 989 which is equivalent to 3 standard pages of text