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The Origins of Wonder

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-Seth Kramer came up with the idea of doing an Ambitious Card routine with a deck of cards blank on both faces and backs. A card signed by a spectator becomes the "​ambitious card" that rises time after time to the top. See "Blank Ambition"​ in //Ruminations//, Nov. 1986, Vol. 1 No. 5, p. 4.+Seth Kramer came up with the idea of doing an Ambitious Card routine with a deck of cards blank on both faces and backs. A card signed by a spectator becomes the "​ambitious card" that rises time after time to the top. See "Blank Ambition"​ in //[[http://www.conjuringcredits.com/​lib/​tpl/​credits/​files/​1986-Ruminations-V-1-No-5.pdf|Ruminations]]//​, Vol. 1 No. 5, Nov. 1986, p. 4.
  
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-Jon Racherbaumer used a blank-faced deck as a surprise finish and convincer to an Ambitious Card routine. This effect was mentioned in a 1974 Ring report as performed by Earle Christenberry;​ see //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​37848/​Linking+Ring/​108|The Linking Ring]]//, Oct. 1974, Vol. 54 No. 10, p. 108. Jon Racherbaumer recalls this about his idea: "I did an Ambitious Card routine, but the ambitious card was a printed card and the blank deck was shown at the end to cancel out the suspicion that duplicates were in play. I did not begin+Jon Racherbaumer used a blank-faced deck as a surprise finish and convincer to an Ambitious Card routine. This effect was mentioned in a 1974 Ring report as performed by Earle Christenberry;​ see //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​37848/​Linking+Ring/​108|The Linking Ring]]//, Vol. 54 No. 10, Oct. 1974, p. 108. Jon Racherbaumer recalls this about his idea: "I did an Ambitious Card routine, but the ambitious card was a printed card and the blank deck was shown at the end to cancel out the suspicion that duplicates were in play. I did not begin
 by showing a blank deck and having one signed to be the designated as the '​ambitious card,' which is what Seth did." by showing a blank deck and having one signed to be the designated as the '​ambitious card,' which is what Seth did."
  
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