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I'm hoping Osterlind's Transparent Forces is good................as I've just bought one
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I know this may seem like a silly question but where can one learn to make a good forcing bag out of a clear Ziplock? I mean, I can think of ways but I'm not so sure what I'm thinking will work without some fumbling.

If anyone can point me in the right direction, that would be great.
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I wish I would have seen your post earlier John because I bought the use the force bag, and it is a bag that you would get at the mall after buying a bottle of cologne, but clear.Seems very cheap.
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Any idea about where I might find a Carlyle-style force bag, Ziploc, but jumbo size? Perhaps even bigger than the 2-gallon bags? Or, perhaps better and similar to Cameron's post, could someone point me in the correct direction to make one myself from those super-large ziplock bags?

Any help at all would be appreciated!
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Imagine for a moment that you have a bag completely empty that can be examined. You could then have the bag filed with hand written billets that came from your audience members. The billets are mixed and one removed. IT IS YOUR FORCE BILLET. How would that be possible?

Ponder that and post your thoughts. I'll come back with how I would do it.
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I would do a bag switch using a topit as I turned.
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On 2011-02-19 17:23, jdmagic357 wrote:

Imagine for a moment that you have a bag completely empty that can be examined. You could then have the bag filed with hand written billets that came from your audience members. The billets are mixed and one removed. IT IS YOUR FORCE BILLET. How would that be possible?

Ponder that and post your thoughts. I'll come back with how I would do it.


Pondering . . . . Pondering . . . . Pondered!!! Smile Smile

OK, tell us what you have. Smile

In the meanwhile, one might like to checkout Creative Magic's:-

Pandora Bag

&

Pandora Bag Review

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OK, tell us what you have. Smile



Nope the bag would be ordinary and could be clear plastic.

Come on people, with the collective knowledge base we have here on the Café, you guys can deduce something different from the standards, can't you?
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Then let's go with Bobser's idea. Smile

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On 2011-02-19 20:52, bobser wrote:

I would do a bag switch using a topit as I turned.


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* Nope the bag would be ordinary and could be clear plastic.

* Come on people, with the collective knowledge base we have here on the Café, you guys can deduce something different from the standards, can't you?


OK, stop teasing and quickly get to the point. Tell us what you have to . . . Smile Smile

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I'm going to play hard to get and wait till more people have at it. After a few days and more guesses I'll give it up in the inner thoughts section. Till then keep guessing or no show. Smile
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It depends on who has got their mitts on the bag....
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On 2011-02-19 23:49, Anansi wrote:
It depends on who has got their mitts on the bag....


That could be true? Keep going.

I like your siggy, and "it is an art to hide art".
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I just use a clear force bag from Uday. $2.05
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On 2011-02-19 17:23, jdmagic357 wrote:
Imagine for a moment that you have a bag completely empty that can be examined. You could then have the bag filed with hand written billets that came from your audience members. The billets are mixed and one removed. IT IS YOUR FORCE BILLET. How would that be possible?

Ponder that and post your thoughts. I'll come back with how I would do it.


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And no longer a force bag...
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Just use the ziplockback, they are easy and good...
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On 2011-02-19 17:23, jdmagic357 wrote:
Imagine for a moment that you have a bag completely empty that can be examined. You could then have the bag filed with hand written billets that came from your audience members. The billets are mixed and one removed. IT IS YOUR FORCE BILLET. How would that be possible?

Ponder that and post your thoughts. I'll come back with how I would do it.


After reading Switchcraft the solution cannot be a problem anymore. Smile


Well that would be one way to do it, but in what I thought of the bag actually helps the illusion, but your on the right track.
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Well with no further interest in my methodology I've decided to keep this to myself. While the guesses came close, they are still enough off the mark for me to use this.

I suggest when looking for something new and different one check the older works like the Jinx for inspiration. You might also try looking in your "dead trick trunks" for something that wasn't appropriate in the past but that would work well now.
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On 2011-02-22 13:41, jdmagic357 wrote:

* Well with no further interest in my methodology I've decided to keep this to myself.


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I'm sorry Ustaad. If you would like to continue the discussion in private, I'd be honored?
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