Detour de Force by John Bannon
From the man who brought us Twisted Sisters, John Bannon has done it again with a diabolical double prediction unlike any other.
The performer writes down two predictions, each on a separate piece of paper, and places them on the table in full view. He then begins dealing cards into a face-up pile, allowing the spectator to simply tell him to stop at any point. This selection is placed aside with one of the predictions.
The performer then reveals that the deck he's using contains marked cards. The marks aren't meant to be secret, though, as each card is boldly labeled!
The deck is shuffled and the performer again deals the cards, this time into a face-down pile. The second spectator also simply tells him when to stop dealing and this selection is also placed aside with the other prediction.
Both predictions are now turned over to reveal...they are wrong!? The predictions don't match the cards! The performer explains that the cards are marked, but not correctly-the printed marks don't match the faces. When the first face-up selection is turned over, it's mark matches the first prediction and when the second face-down selection is turned face-up, it also matches the second prediction exactly!
Comes complete with the specially printed deck on Hoyle stock and detailed, 8-page, fully-illustrated instruction booklet.
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 November, 2005.