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Topic: Favourite jumbo card trick...
Message: Posted by: Cameron Fisk (Nov 1, 2004 11:27PM)
Anyone have one they like doing or watching? I have some ideas but they're pretty undeveloped at the moment. Cheers.
Message: Posted by: Julie (Nov 2, 2004 10:08AM)
Don Alan's Big Deal...freely selected card from regular deck matches a jumbo prediction card/trick repeated with a jumbo 3 1/2 clubs surprise finish.

also...Billy Mccomb's McCombical Prediction in jumbo size (dealer item).
Message: Posted by: Caleb Wiles (Nov 2, 2004 10:41AM)
I second McCombical Prediction. I also like Jumbo B'Wave. Jay Sankey has a nice version of a stop trick using a Jumbo card for the prediction. It can be found in his newest book Unleashed.

Caleb
Message: Posted by: joseph (Nov 2, 2004 11:51AM)
Sidewalk Shuffle should rank close to the top of the list.....
Message: Posted by: Jaybs (Nov 2, 2004 12:04PM)
I like to perform Twisted Sisters with jumbo cards. Unfortunately, you can't do the Elmsley count in the beginning as an extra convincer that all the cards are face-down.
Message: Posted by: Frank Tougas (Nov 2, 2004 12:31PM)
Big Deal, McCombical Deck and Sidewalk Shuffle are all outstanding and I use them all. Another I like is pretty obscure, called Jumbo Blanko.

Ten cards counted and shown (back side only)- spectator picks one and I pick one, surprise they match, of course all ten must be alike... The finish is the other 8 are all blank cards.

Frank Tougas
Message: Posted by: saturnin (Nov 2, 2004 12:53PM)
Hi,

The thing to keep in mind here is not to look only for routine that are sold with Jumbo Decks, but rather which card routines can be adapted and performed with Jumbo Cards!!!

You will find that there are many. Although sometimes you might have to change/modify the method because some sleights cannot (or hardly) be done with jumbo cards.

so along this way of thinking, here are some routines I have performed with Jumbo Cards:
-Card Warp
-Insurance Policy
-Card in Grapefruit (unless you can find a HUGE orange!!!)
-Card on the Ceiling (change the size of rubberbands)
-I.D.
-The Last Card
-Party of Six
-Story deck routines
-Split deck
etc...

My 2 cents

Ronnie Lemieux
Montreal
Canada
Message: Posted by: Avin (Nov 2, 2004 01:08PM)
If I might, here's another vote for McCombical Prediction. I've seen it kill and I've seen it bomb, but properly rehearsed and executed it's great fun for performer and audience alike.

Good points, Saturnin - I like the way you think!
Message: Posted by: Caleb Wiles (Nov 2, 2004 01:33PM)
Jaybs, you can perform an elmsley count with jumbo cards. Simon Lovell does it in his effect called the Lemming Ace Exchange (I think.) He doesn't count the last two like you usually would though. Instead, when he's left with two cards he spreads them. It's much more convincing to the audience.

Of course, I think Twisted Sisters is more powerful if you don't do the elmsley count anyway. I never do it when I perform it with poker size cards either. Just my opinion though.

Caleb
Message: Posted by: Kephri (Nov 2, 2004 09:50PM)
Apart from "Sidewalk Shuffle" my favourites are:

- Royal Fantasy (Lubor Fiedler)
- Tonte (Ton Onosaka)
- Joker Poker (Jose de la Torre)

Also not to be forgotten Jose de la Torre's
book "Magicana of Havana" have a chapter with
card tricks for an ungaffed jumbo deck. Among
them a good three part Oil & Water routine.

Last but not least I also like the "Jumbo 8
Card Brainwave" on David Eldridge's "Fundamentalism"
DVD.

All the Best

Magnus
Message: Posted by: Magicmike1949 (Nov 2, 2004 10:07PM)
Juan Tamariz has a version of the three card monte that's very effective.
Message: Posted by: YVRDave (Nov 4, 2004 11:26PM)
Kate and Edith by Kerry Pollock
Message: Posted by: Caleb Wiles (Nov 5, 2004 12:42AM)
What is the effect of Kate and Edith?
Message: Posted by: YVRDave (Nov 5, 2004 09:10AM)
It's a story of a King - Stan, his Queen - Edith, and his mistress - Kate. It has a poem that goes along with it, full of double entendres. It's as much of a comedy bit as it is a magic routine.
Message: Posted by: Ony Carcamo (Nov 6, 2004 09:26PM)
Has anybody here have the "House Mouse" version of the sidewalk shuffle? it's available at Hank Lee and I tried it. It's great. Four cheese (instead of numbered and face cards) are shown and suddenly one cheese got lost and replaced by a mouse. The mouse appeared and disappered throughout the hilarious routine and in the end, the mouse disappeared when a cat appeared as a big, surprising finish! Uses 4 big jumbo cards.
Any other reviews on this?
Message: Posted by: hocopoco (Nov 7, 2004 05:56AM)
Trevor Lewis' "Homing Card" is an excellent routine that is relatively easy from a handling aspect and plays very well with larger groups of people.
Message: Posted by: tbaronio (Nov 7, 2004 05:57PM)
Ray Mertz's “Jumbo Cards and Coins” routine. He took the standard cups and balls routine and re-worked it using jumbo cards and half dollars. The final loads are jumbo coins!

The routine can be found in "Close-up Cavalcade Finale" by Jerry Mentzer.

I also do Kate & Edith!
Tony
Message: Posted by: Roy McIlwee (Nov 26, 2004 12:27PM)
Roy Walton's "Grown Up Hofzinser" from The Complete Walton Vol. #1. It has a nice double surprise stunner to finish.
Thank you, Roy McIlwee, Scranton, Penna.
Message: Posted by: markhammagi (Nov 26, 2004 02:12PM)
My first magic mentor (Ron Lancaster) did the "Sympathetic Cards" trick by Magic Ronnay (produced by Emerson & West). I believe that this trick is still available in magic shops. Ron made his cards for this trick and it killed.
Message: Posted by: etawil (Nov 27, 2004 05:15PM)
The Sympathetic Cards idea makes me think . . . how about Paul Curry's Deal/Switch Mystery (or more particularly Zarrow's Swindle Mates handling from EPILOGUE). Would play great as a platform card trick.
Message: Posted by: Alan Munro (Nov 28, 2004 09:31AM)
I'll only speak about ones I actually perform:

Big Deal (I do a greatly expanded routine, using 4 jumbos and a Dan Fleshman gag.)

Pick Me, Pick Me Not (Peter Duffie)

Sidewalk Shuffle (I use a simplified handling to make it foolproof.)
Message: Posted by: bonjovimagic (Nov 28, 2004 01:08PM)
I like the jumbo twisted sisters because it can play to a relitivly large audience.

-Collin
Message: Posted by: Tielie (Nov 28, 2004 01:43PM)
Tommy Cooper (yeah the comedy guy who does magic) has the most brilliant jumbo-card trick I have ever seen. It's the presentation which makes it hilarious and very entertaining. A four ace assembly with a terribly good twist :)

I heared JC Wagner has a very good T&R using it.
Message: Posted by: Ken Dyne (Nov 28, 2004 02:27PM)
I used to perform Marc Paul's Jumbo Card Mindreading. Now I use Osterlind's BCS.

K
Message: Posted by: The Baldini (Nov 16, 2013 07:01AM)
Can someone point me to Side Walk Shuffle, who is it by ?

Thanks Dave
Message: Posted by: The Baldini (Nov 16, 2013 07:05AM)
Found it, great effect , Thanks to all.
Message: Posted by: gician (Mar 30, 2015 12:55PM)
I used to perform "Clever Ace" by Supreme magic, but whatever they coated the Jumbo Cards with caused the cards to yellow over time.
If I can locate "3 Card Joe" (large set), I will put the effect back in my act.
Message: Posted by: nonvpro (Mar 31, 2015 09:52AM)
Don Alan's Big Deal by far. However, I've had both the Jumbo and regular force card gimmick-ed to make the handling easier.