Testo in italiano in aggiornamento
"You'll always have it on you, ready to go!"
- David Stone
Ask your spectators if they know about QR-CODES.
Then take a key ring from your pocket and pass it around calling attention
to the QR-CODE tag attached to it.
Explain that the code is a prediction!
Using either your own smartphone or a spectator's, you scan the QR-CODE!
A beep is heard and a card appears on the screen of the phone - the five of hearts,
In a few seconds, your spectator will choose a card and
place it face down on the table without looking at it.
Admit that if the spectator
chooses the five of hearts, your prediction will be 100% correct and all will be
Take out an ordinary deck of card and have it shuffled. The
spectator then selects a card and places it face down on the table.
situation is simple...
Your prediction (the keyring with its tag) has been
on the table since the beginning.
The spectator's card is right next to it.
Now invite the spectator to turn his card face up.
it's not the five of hearts, but rather the jack of clubs, for example.
spectators will start to give you grief; your trick seems to have failed.
he who laughs last, laughs best, as they say. You invite your spectator to scan
the QR-CODE again.
As soon as a beep is heard an image appears... a CARD...
the jack of clubs!
The card chosen by the spectator! How is this possible?
It's the same keyring and the same QR-CODE as before!
your spectator is already blown away, you explain that this QR-CODE has the strange
property of being able to divine ANY card chosen at ANY time WITHOUT FAIL!
don't believe it?
Explain that if you had chosen another card, the QR-CODE
would have divined it immediately as well.
As you speak, you turn over the
top card of the deck, the ace of hearts, for example.
Scan once again the
same keyring tag, the same QR-CODE.
Once again, a beep is heard and the image
of the ace of hearts appears!
How is this possible? The keyring, the deck
of cards - everything is ordinary however...
Offer to repeat the experiment
again and again. Each time, the QR-CODE will correctly display the chosen card without
You'll be able to present this experiment all evening long with a different
prediction each time. You will always have it on you to use for your keys as well
as for an anytime trick for any audience whenever you wish!
it's completely examinable, QR-CODE will not give away its secret!
impossible, crazy even... and yet, absolutely true!
At home, on the
train, at work, or in the street. Fool anyone whenever you like!
or rather, this experiment was a smash hit at the last FFAP convention in 2016.
Try it. You won't believe it!
Only one keyring
Only one QR-CODE (nothing to add or take away)
deck, use your own or a spectator's
The prediction is different each time
Use your spectator's phone; the phone is ungimmicked
keep it on you every day, ready to astound at any moment
Always ready to go,
no setup or reset
Easily mastered in 30 minutes
If you already have
an app for scanning QR-CODES on your smartphone you are READY INSTANTLY to present
this curious experiment!
If not, you're ready to go as soon as you download
any FREE QR-CODE scanning app from the App Store or Android