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Old March 4, 2010, 01:08 PM   #9
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The card trick is largely a case of misdirection; i.e., we are induced to concentrate on the cards and so we miss the other aspects of what we are seeing. This is a staple in "magic" acts
It's also a staple in several types of crime, especially for pickpockets.
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