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money trick

May 7th, 2017, 6:08 pm

This trick will work 9 out of 10 times!

You ask someone to put a $20 bill in a small box, you also add a $20 bill. Next you tell them they can buy the box containing $40 for just $30. Force then them make a quick descision and they'll buy it.
 
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 5:36 am

like a pension funds?
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 5:47 am

like a pension funds?
Smart!
 
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 12:36 pm

If possession is 90% of the law, the box should have a market price of $36.
 
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 1:14 pm

If possession is 90% of the law, the box should have a market price of $36.
who pockets the 4$?

Like driving out of the showroom: value of new auto drops by 40%.
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 1:30 pm

I suspect the truth is that 90% of people believe that the trick works 90% of the time.
 
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 2:22 pm

If possession is 90% of the law, the box should have a market price of $36.
who pockets the 4$?

Like driving out of the showroom: value of new auto drops by 40%.
The guy that sold the nice little box to the fraudster and who has zero chance of getting a fist in the face or arrested by the police.
 
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Re: money trick

May 8th, 2017, 2:45 pm

I suspect the truth is that 90% of people believe that the trick works 90% of the time.
I suspect there is a lot of people who suspect that.
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