Squash! By David Loosley

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Squash! By David Loosley

Postby laccal142 » Mar 9th, '09, 19:25



WHAT THEY SAY

Squash is a real world worker! Perform it in almost any situation and leave your spectators with a unique souvenir.
A card is selected and signed by your spectator then returned to the deck. You now set the deck on the table, or your spectator's hand and a regular bottle cap is introduced.

The cap is slammed onto the deck and instantly vanishes without a trace!
You now spread the deck facedown to show that the image of a flattened bottle cap has appeared on the back of just one of the cards. The spectator is allowed to feel the card to verify that the image is stuck tight. You now turn over the card to show that it is the signed selection!
Now for the kicker! You take the single signed selection and hold it over your spectator's cupped hands and pop the card - instantly a real flattened bottle cap falls into the spectator's waiting hands!
You now turn the selection over to show the cap really has fallen from the back of the selection and you leave the spectator with the signed selection and flat bottle cap as a reminder of the strange happening they have just witnessed!

Points to remember:
- The cap that vanishes is totally normal and can be taken straight from the bottle
- The card is a free selection with no force
- Leaves the spectator with a memorable souvenir of the effect
- Perform this in bars, at private functions, corporate engagements - always packs a punch
- Full training DVD included with multiple handlings and in-depth instruction
- All gaffs included to perform with either red or blue Bicycle cards
- Full guide on how to replace the gimmicks or adapt to different bottle caps
- Ideal for alcoholic beverages or soft drinks
- Supply your own deck and bottle caps - full setup tutorial included

REVIEW

OK, be gentle as this is my first review. I did search the Forum and could not find any review (but i will wait to get shot down on that one)

You get as always (IMHO) with the bulk of Alakazams stuff, a well presented and detailed DVD as well as a couple of things to get you going. What I like about the DVD is it gives you other ways to deal with the original cap rather than just the one that most people could work out in the demo. (I actually prefer the alternative in the DVD, but that’s just me)!!!

This is one of those tricks that you will get great response to as although simple it’s visually very good. I know this as I performed it to my sceptic sister and she reacted with “bloody hell how did you do that” At this point I knew I was on to a winner. :lol:

I would put the difficulty level probably at a 1-2. It’s a basic one to many experience card handlers but if you’re a novice (like me) it might just make a close 2.

Conclusion
I have performed this several times now and must say that it is definitely 15 quid well spent, plus I can now tell my wife that I am actually drinking bottles of beer for educational purposes (i.e. the caps) and not just to get drunk!!!!!!!!!

Out of ten – The fact that I thought it worthy of my 1st review it must be an 8.5 to 9

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Postby Jordan C » Mar 9th, '09, 19:29

... plus I can now tell my wife that I am actually drinking bottles of beer for educational purposes (i.e. the caps) and not just to get drunk!!!!!!!!


That's got to be worth the £15 alone!!

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Postby Jordan C » Mar 9th, '09, 20:11

Jordan C wrote:
... plus I can now tell my wife that I am actually drinking bottles of beer for educational purposes (i.e. the caps) and not just to get drunk!!!!!!!!


That's got to be worth the £15 alone!!


Hold on, are you drinking the beer or the caps? I'm confused now!!

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Postby laccal142 » Mar 9th, '09, 20:38

Jordan C wrote:
Jordan C wrote:
... plus I can now tell my wife that I am actually drinking bottles of beer for educational purposes (i.e. the caps) and not just to get drunk!!!!!!!!


That's got to be worth the £15 alone!!


Hold on, are you drinking the beer or the caps? I'm confused now!!


I start off drinking the beer but then after a few hours its a bit of a blur!! so can not be 100% accurate when i say just the beer!!!!

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Squashed

Postby Magico » Mar 16th, '09, 13:26

Squashed ???

I'm going to pass on this one, the video could not fool me and at the important moments the demo gets cut, so poor video and squashed looks Squashed ? :(

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Postby Chris Tennant » Mar 20th, '09, 22:16

Mark Shortland has a version of this called Cars, twist being that the car can be chosen and they are all different colours, also in his lecture he said that he always leaves the car on the table for a moment to see if small child sitting there wil try to squish it themselves.
Nice review though well done for the first keep em coming.

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