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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #9 on: Monday 25 December 17 00:00 GMT (UK) »
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #10 on: Monday 25 December 17 00:01 GMT (UK) »
The mark is encouraged to bet on where the pea is, under which shell/thimble

 :) A variation of the three card trick, the " Mexican shuffle etc"
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #11 on: Monday 25 December 17 09:52 GMT (UK) »
The mark is encouraged to bet on where the pea is, under which shell/thimble

Typically there would be a small crowd around the thimbler. The mark would see other people choosing the right thimble and getting a pay out, but he wouldn't know that these were all members of the gang. He would then be tempted to play, and would lose every time. It still goes on.
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #12 on: Monday 25 December 17 11:10 GMT (UK) »
The mark is encouraged to bet on where the pea is, under which shell/thimble

Typically there would be a small crowd around the thimbler. The mark would see other people choosing the right thimble and getting a pay out, but he wouldn't know that these were all members of the gang. He would then be tempted to play, and would lose every time. It still goes on.

Yeah, watch my Utube clip.
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #13 on: Monday 25 December 17 11:15 GMT (UK) »
The mark is encouraged to bet on where the pea is, under which shell/thimble

Typically there would be a small crowd around the thimbler. The mark would see other people choosing the right thimble and getting a pay out, but he wouldn't know that these were all members of the gang. He would then be tempted to play, and would lose every time. It still goes on.

Yeah, watch my Utube clip.

I just did. Amazing that people are still falling for the same trick, more than a hundred years later.
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #14 on: Monday 25 December 17 16:30 GMT (UK) »
Hi all, seen that in Oxford Street, cannot due to just how to do it, show the YouTube example of 3 card Monte which in my early years was the favoured scam in Oxford Street!
Anybody show the the example shown by the magician, it was fascinating how you get conned?!
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #15 on: Monday 25 December 17 16:48 GMT (UK) »
I've got a sudden hankering to rewatch The Sting over the holidays!

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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #16 on: Monday 25 December 17 16:53 GMT (UK) »
I've got a sudden hankering to rewatch The Sting over the holidays!

 :D

 ;) Brilliant film, but took ages/a real team to set up, these scams could be kept in a pocket.
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PS watch that YouTube clip/s of the 3 card trick.
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Re: A notorious chain dropper!
« Reply #17 on: Monday 25 December 17 17:43 GMT (UK) »
.http://www.rootschat.com/links/05q2/   
  WILSON;-Wiltshire.
 SOUL;-Gloucestershire.
 SANSUM;-Berkshire-Wiltshire
 BASSON-BASTON;- Berkshire,- Oxfordshire.
 BRIDGES;- Wiltshire.
 DOWDESWELL;-Wiltshire,Gloucestershire
 JORDAN;- Berkshire.
 COX;- Berkshire.
 GOUDY;- Suffolk.
 CHATFIELD;-Sussex-- London
 MORGAN;-Blaenavon-Abersychan
 FISHER;- Berkshire.
 BLOMFIELD-BLOOMFIELD-BLUMFIELD;-Suffolk.
DOVE. Essex-London
YOUNG-Berkshire
ARDEN.
PINEGAR-COLLIER-HUGHES-JEFFERIES-HUNT-MOSS-FRY