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magic trick discovered

Poster: Henry Best <jstrauss@poboxes.com>

Isabel said:

>     I get it!
[secret to a very nifty and convincing magic effect deleted]

Yes, you are very clever. But, as a general principle, please do not spoil
magic tricks for others by revealing the secret. You deprive others of the
ability to be amazed.

Any budding magicians out there: that web page has a really killer effect.
It startles everyone who sees it, including experienced magicians. But it
is also a classic example of why you shouldn't show a trick more than


       John Strauss             |    Dr. Henry Best, OP       
       Lexington, KY            |    Dragonsmark, Midrealm      
       jstrauss@poboxes.com     |    "Jugate Potentum Gaudii"

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