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bevbevvybev Inner circle UK 2566 Posts 
My new ebook is available 'Chaos Theory' which is another take on the ACAAN plot, framed as a mentalism routine.
* No memorisation or calculations * Minimal setup between performances * Only one deck used, visible at all times * The performer never touches the deck * The ungaffed deck can be left with the audience * The whole audience are involved in choosing the cards Comes with the main stage version, and a close up / casual performance variation. Full patter included  this routine is full of theme and if you've given up on pointless feeling ACAANs this might change your mind! http://tinyurl.com/88sozgc 

Suffolk Veteran user 400 Posts 
This is so brilliant it's going straight in my 2013 show.


John C Eternal Order I THINK therefore I wrote 11617 Posts 
I'll have to say I loved the alternate handling better than the main routine. So you have both.
Good job Julian.
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Balaram Special user 903 Posts 
I was one of the lucky 5 who received a free copy to evaluate.
I like this so much, I just paid him for it anyway. In these bitter economic times, let that stand as my review and recommendation! 

bevbevvybev Inner circle UK 2566 Posts 
I am pretty chuffed with the reaction this has been getting. The idea has been stewing for at least a couple of years until I got it simple enough to be happy with it.
I have some other ideas for ACAAN and if I can get them into shape I'll include them into this same ebook as an update. 

Nicolino Inner circle 2845 Posts 
Now this sounds promising...
Any word on the patter that is used to make this convincing?
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bevbevvybev Inner circle UK 2566 Posts 
It would most definitely give the game away if you knew the patter.
However the routine starts thusly: ‘I’ve always been interested in randomness. If you’ve seen any documentaries attempting to explain chaos theory, you’ll know that even in randomness you can find patterns. Because of this, over the last few months I’ve been doing a bit of research of my own using nothing but numbers and playing cards.' To be honest that's all that can be divulged! But at least you get more of an idea as to the theme. 

John C Eternal Order I THINK therefore I wrote 11617 Posts 
There's patter Nicolino
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Nicolino Inner circle 2845 Posts 
Thanks Julian, thanks perfect information and I like the premise.
The Mati Envelope
A brandnew peek device for the working mentalist! Chance's Token Tarot cards in a scenic piece of mystery..... 

bevbevvybev Inner circle UK 2566 Posts 
I should add that this is more a mentalism effect than a 'card trick' challenge. You'll know what I mean if you have it. The whole premise means you have to be able to speak casually to the audience and not just go straight in to the whole 'give me a number count down blah blah'.
It's presented as a curiosity, which turns into an effect. The fact that the chosen card comes at the chosen number at the end of the routine isn't really expected but noticed as an afterthought (even though the deck is never touched, or switched). Really hard to talk about this one without spilling the beans! It won't be for everybody, but as some other mentalists have said, if you've got half a brain on you you'll find many more uses for the subtle ruse used in this effect. It's also probably one of the few acaans you can perform drunk, and it's possibly the least mechanical acaan to perform (well, that I've ever seen myself, but I have seen quite a few). But I would say that wouln't I I'll shut up now. 

Nicolino Inner circle 2845 Posts 
Hoping for a few more honest reviews...
The Mati Envelope
A brandnew peek device for the working mentalist! Chance's Token Tarot cards in a scenic piece of mystery..... 

Myke Phillips Inner circle Myke Phillips 1118 Posts 
It would be nice to read full honest review of this. At the moment it's not enough to push some of us to want to buy this.
Need more in depth reviews. Regards Myke 

Rus ANDREWS Inner circle 1449 Posts 
I may take a look at this and post a full review.
I'm currently working on a new method for this so I am interested to see what this is all about. Sounds good tho! R 

Nicolino Inner circle 2845 Posts 
Yeah, let us know, Rus!!
The Mati Envelope
A brandnew peek device for the working mentalist! Chance's Token Tarot cards in a scenic piece of mystery..... 

John C Eternal Order I THINK therefore I wrote 11617 Posts 
I bought this because I own most Of Julian's stuff.
At first glance I knew it wasn't for me. Good, different but not what I would perform. But I went on to read the alternative method and found a really cool routine I knew I would perform. I don't have time to submit an in depth review. And even after that we would see a post that says "anyone else?" So there you have it. I bought this because of my past dealings with Julian and his products. J
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bevbevvybev Inner circle UK 2566 Posts 
Thanks John. Nice to have someone who likes my stuff but is still able to remain truthful. Glad you like the alternative.


bevbevvybev Inner circle UK 2566 Posts 
Jheff has just given this a review  thanks Jheff! I only found out because Bill Cushman tipped me off!
http://www.marketplaceofthemind.com/chaotheo.html 

nathanernest New user 80 Posts 
Just purchased and this will work well given the correct presentation. Nice ideas and patter will work very well. Well worth the $.

Nath 

doriancaudal Inner circle 1528 Posts 
What confuses me is that statement from the previous review...
"The price, or tradeoff, is that there is a deck setup and there also is a spiral notebook involved. The notebook (which is not mentioned in the blurb and is an ordinary one which is easily obtainable) is used to write down the freely chosen number (and it is indeed a free choice). There is some preparation to this notebook but it's a onetime setup and is not difficult." Can somebody elaborate a bit more on this? A spiral notebook?
Handsoff ACAAN  freely chosen card and number : http://doriancaudal.wix.com/miracaan


doriancaudal Inner circle 1528 Posts 
Any other review?
Handsoff ACAAN  freely chosen card and number : http://doriancaudal.wix.com/miracaan


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