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Venti-llusion by Gregory Wilson & David Gripenwaldt

“I love this trick.” -Gregory Wilson

You show two cups exactly the same size with exactly the same amount of coffee in them. With one cup in each hand, you hold them at chest level, showing that if you extend your arms in opposite directions it appears that one cup is larger than the other.

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Dry Roasted by Gregory Wilson & David Gripenwaldt

Have your friend grab a packet of sugar from the coffeehouse prep bar. Explain that you will show her how to enjoy coffee without a cup. You then pour the sugar and a tiny bit of coffee from the suction of a straw into your closed and empty fist. After a squeeze, you open your hand to reveal that the coffee and sugar have both vanished and in its place is a small fistful of coffee beans — without any help from Vernet!

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Raising Cane by Gregory Wilson & David Gripenwaldt

Inspired by David Williamson, a spectator uses a napkin to clean out a small cup and its lid to make sure everything is completely dry. The lid is placed on the cup and they hold it high above their head. You pour the contents of a sugar packet into your hand, and shortly thereafter, it completely disappears and reappears inside

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