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When you guys complete a cut or a flourish, what do you do?

I've seen many guys rub their fingers together. Some guys will do a deck flip.

What do you do?

"Never argue with an idiot...those who are watching may not be able to tell the difference..."

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Profile of 4Jacks
I square the deck and do another one.

It’s like Pringles, Once you Pop you just can’t stop.
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Profile of artwo
I usually dribble the cards or waterfall them.

But that can get annoying for spectators I believe.
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I will usually spring the cards in the spectators faces and walk away.
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Profile of jlotto
Well, I suggest you routine card manipulations together into a beautiful segment, so then you wouldnt have to worry about this question.

Who would do just one flourish or cut anyways?
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Profile of Jonas
I usually continue the magic trick. Smile < Card flourishes and some other stuff.
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Profile of SuperMagic
I just do a couple cuts at first and end with a one handed shuffle then I pause for a second to let the effect set in then do a trick.
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Profile of kendonaga
Depends what flourish I just finished.
Some look good with differnt things after, some are in the wrong position to do certain things so you do another...
It all depends.
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Profile of CardConjurer
Depending opon the situation, I'll do a variety of things. One thing I've wanted to try was sign the deck and give it to the "audience". I did'nt really know if this would make people think I had a huge ego, which is not what I go for.
I like cards.
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Profile of Fiddling-Steve
I usually square up the deck and place it on the table, or if there is no table I square it up and give it a swing cuttish spin.
Stick to the classics,

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Profile of Antz
Hold the deck in mechanics grip and take a bow.

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Profile of Driver
"It’s like Pringles, Once you Pop you just can’t stop."
ROFLMAO (I usualy don't drop to this internet geek level, but what the heck)

I do another one. XCM moves (or flourishes) done after each other should flow naturaly without a "stop" "start", if they don't flow naturaly you shud insert a kind of "transition".

if I ever just do ONE move, I take a bow. Becasue it has to be a pretty sweet move if I'm only gonna do one and wait for reactions...

But to answer the question like I know you intened it:
I do a quick deck square, if the move itself dosn't square up the deck.
Lee Darrow
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Uh, do a trick and entertain the people I'm being paid to entetain?

Just a thought. Smile

Lee Darrow, C.H.
<BR>"Because NICE Matters!"
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