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tommy
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They say it revolves around a principle of quantum theory called "superposition", which basically claims that if you don't know what the state of any object is, then - as long as you don't look to check - it is actually in all possible states simultaneously: "echotolosa". If one put a cat and mouse in a box and open it to find the mouse only then one might assume the mouse eat the cat - circumstantial evidence.
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I cant recall the exact name of the effect but Max Maven has one involving a quantum fruit machine. It's well worth checking out if you like the physics themed effects.
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What a nice collection of words: "Max Maven has one involving a quantum fruit machine". Close to a serial book title. Ha! He's probably already written such a series.

But if you want to play with Schrodinger's Wave Equation as fiction - you could pretty much read this stuff as patter for your Svengali Deck routine. The die box trick dates back to a few years before Schrodinger was born. This stuff is contemporary with Vernon.
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