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'''The Ultimate Rip-off''' is [[Paul Harris]]' approach to the [[Torn and Restored Card]] plot first published in [[Supermagic]] (1977), then later reprinted in [[Art of Astonishment]], Book 1 (1996). Significant in that it uses only one card. See also '''Ultimate Rip-off - Dancing with the Last Piece''' in Art of Astonishment for restoring the last piece.
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'''The Ultimate Rip-off''' is [[Paul Harris]]' approach to the [[Torn and Restored Card]] plot first published in [[Supermagic]] (1977), then later reprinted in [[Art of Astonishment]], Book 1 (1996). Significant in that it uses only one card and no extra pieces. See also '''Ultimate Rip-off - Dancing with the Last Piece''' in [[Art of Astonishment]] for restoring the last piece.
  
  
 
== Variations ==
 
== Variations ==
 
* [[Tommy Wonder]]'s '''Post-Ultimate Rip-Off''' in [[The Books of Wonder]] - Volume 1  
 
* [[Tommy Wonder]]'s '''Post-Ultimate Rip-Off''' in [[The Books of Wonder]] - Volume 1  
* [[David Acer]]'s '''R.I.P.''' in [[Natural Selections, Volume II]] (1999), which is performed with a business card and features a piece-by-piece restoration.
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* [[David Acer]]'s '''R.I.P.''' in [[Natural Selections, Volume II]] (1999). Performed with a business card, features a piece-by-piece restoration, and is framed in a presentation that justifies the fact that the final piece is left unrestored.
 
* [[Bill Duncan]]'s '''Billy the Vampire Slayer''', published in [[Tubthumping]] (Duncan, 2003). This is a presentation for Harris's original handling that motivates the fact that the final piece is left unrestored.
 
* [[Bill Duncan]]'s '''Billy the Vampire Slayer''', published in [[Tubthumping]] (Duncan, 2003). This is a presentation for Harris's original handling that motivates the fact that the final piece is left unrestored.
  
 
[[Category:Card Routines]]
 
[[Category:Card Routines]]

Revision as of 03:47, 19 July 2008

The Ultimate Rip-off is Paul Harris' approach to the Torn and Restored Card plot first published in Supermagic (1977), then later reprinted in Art of Astonishment, Book 1 (1996). Significant in that it uses only one card and no extra pieces. See also Ultimate Rip-off - Dancing with the Last Piece in Art of Astonishment for restoring the last piece.


Variations

  • Tommy Wonder's Post-Ultimate Rip-Off in The Books of Wonder - Volume 1
  • David Acer's R.I.P. in Natural Selections, Volume II (1999). Performed with a business card, features a piece-by-piece restoration, and is framed in a presentation that justifies the fact that the final piece is left unrestored.
  • Bill Duncan's Billy the Vampire Slayer, published in Tubthumping (Duncan, 2003). This is a presentation for Harris's original handling that motivates the fact that the final piece is left unrestored.