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Takwah
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I am currently playing with an idea, I'd like to "market" (not really commercially, just looking for a sales pitch like description).

It is an effect which is atm not quite super complete and needs work done, but the problem is that in theory you could describe it as an effect, which works with a borrowed deck.
In practice however, I wonder when a borrowed deck stops being a borrowed deck. The answer seems quite simply, if you can borrow a deck to do it, it's a borrowed deck effect, if not then it probably isn't.

The problem is, that you "could" use a borrowed deck, but what if let's say there were some kind of restrictions to the kind of deck borrowed, like it has to have all the jokers in it, or it can't have blue backs, only red. Or it can be blue/red backed, but not white or black. Or it needs to be rider back, needs to be sealed, not sealed.

You see where this is going. It is a borrowed deck effect which e.g. works only on blue rider backs not on red ones. So the question is, can I still tell people without stretching things, it's a borrowed deck effect or should I leave that out completely or is there another way to describe that kind of effect.

I don't want to misrepresent the effect in question, but I think borrowing a deck can have a strenghening effect on an effect itself.

What are your thoughts?
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Maybe, "the deck can be examined before and after the trick." Not that you would necessarily hand it out for such in performance, but it gives the magic buyer an idea of the conditions of the trick.
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