Ezy Magic (Tricks You will Do) HTML version
Show a glass, a coin and a straw.
Bend the straw in half, then put the glass mouth down
on a table and put the coin on top of the glass.
Offer the bent straw to a spectator and ask them to lift
the coin off the top of the glass using just the straw.
Don't give them too long to work this out. But no matter
how long they have, your wager is safe. They cannot
This is a "betcha" or "bar bet", not a trick. The straw is
only for taking their attention from your carefully chosen
Whatever chicanery or skill your friends have, the result
will always be in your favour because the coin is on the
bottom of the glass, so no-one can meet your challenge
to remove it from the top!