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Voodini & Cashliostro - Astro-Divinations

Postby MatCult » Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:21 am



The format: Ebook

The price: £30

The blurb:
Paul Voodini is very proud to present the wonderfully enigmatic Count Cashliostro's Astro-Divinations. Being able to instinctively know someone's astrological sign has long been held as one of the holy grails of mentalism. In this extensive 74 page PDF, Cashliostro presents his own answer to this riddle of the ages!

From the introduction:

Have you ever imagined that you’d like to just walk up to a person and be able to say, “You’re a Scorpio, aren’t you?” and be correct 100% of the time? Me too! Okay, so the bad news is that I haven’t been able to figure that out yet. But the good news is that the techniques in this book are the best and closest I’ve come up with so far.

The main technique in this book is totally different from any other astrological divinations. There are no progressive anagrams. You do not need to ask your subject to visualize letters or images. You are not “telepathically” receiving images or letters. You are just receiving impressions from the person. You really receive the impressions with your real intuition. The technique is virtually self-working (once you memorize it). You are always right.

This book describes three different totally new techniques for making a deep connection with people by intuiting their zodiac sign (also sometimes called the sun sign or star sign). You will use your actual intuition as a significant tool in this process, although the techniques described are largely automatic in their structure.


The link: http://www.readerofminds.co.uk/astro-di ... ns_74.html

The review:
I received the PDF this morning (Paul is an early riser!), have read and already LOVE the Count's approach! But I haven't taken the techniques out for a road-test yet - so please take that into account when reading the review.

Right off the bat - this won't be for everyone. The process is gentle and conversational, perhaps more suited to a reading than a "mentalism performance" setting. The method requires a knowledge of (and respect for) some basic aspects of astrology, which are taught in the book. It also "requires that your subject knows a few rudimentary things about their sign".

From the text:
"These techniques are not necessarily showstopper pieces. Frankly I don’t know if any astrological divination routines are showstoppers. There is far too much fishing, and the conclusion is, “Yeah, you’re right. You got it.” These techniques are not really an exception to this. But there is something extremely magical about connecting with a person based on their zodiac sign.

"These techniques are about making that connection in a very deep way. They are intimate and personal. They may not even play as entirely psychic, but they will display your knowledge of astrology and your ability to connect with people deeply. They should never be used in a “challenge” type of situation. Used with participants who want to believe in your abilities you will find yourself connecting powerfully."


As the ad copy states, the premise is not about telepathically receiving the subjects thoughts, but rather reading their energies and homing in on their character traits, including their star sign.

Personally, I've never found the PA process often used in effects of this type fitted me terribly well - it didn't sit comfortably with my vision for what a star sign revelation should be, but this is a system that makes sense to me and is something I can see myself using. I'm glad I took the plunge.

NOTE: There is a variation described in the text that takes a more conventional "thought reading" approach to revealing the star signs of several people at once. It doesn't appeal to me in the same way the core, conversational method does. But it's there and so I should mention it in this micro-review. It appears direct and practical, on (electronic) paper at least.

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Re: Voodini & Cashliostro - Astro-Divinations

Postby artychris » Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:07 pm

Mathew,

Nice review! Sounds like a good piece of magic!

Two weeks later, have you had much of a chance to use it yet? Is it working well in the real world???

Chris

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Re: Voodini & Cashliostro - Astro-Divinations

Postby MatCult » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:01 am

artychris wrote:Mathew,

Nice review! Sounds like a good piece of magic!

Two weeks later, have you had much of a chance to use it yet? Is it working well in the real world???

Chris


Hi Chris,

I still have to commit the system to memory and I haven't given it the attention it deserves in all honesty.

But I have already started to integrate parts of it into my 'Zoltar's Stars' routine. It's hard to say too much without "saying too much", but there are aspects of Astro-Divinations that you can use immediately in other routines and immediately seem to know more about a sitter's sign/birth date than you actually do.

So it is working for me in the real world, but I haven't gone "full blown" yet.

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