Introduction: "The Vanishing Tooothpick" Magic Trick

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This instructable shows how to preform a simple parlor trick for your friends.

the ony materials needed are a tooth pick, and scotch tape.

Step 1: Taping and Start & End Posission

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take a small piece of tape and tape one end of the toothpick to the tip of your thumb. then hold it as shown in pic 2.

Step 2: Flick Back Your Finger

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now count to three and flick your thumb back, hiding the toothpick behind your thumb. (try snapping with your other hand to increase the affect that it disapeared.)

Step 3: Return to End Possision

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now return to the end possision like you were grabbing it out of middair.


nuthara (author)2015-04-28

wow it s really easy and is that a toothpick!

Awsomechenie (author)2007-08-30

jake how do uput i cons for you pics insted of just a grey backround and a no fased weird man person??? i need to know plz!! wer u know tell me

go to your account, upload a pic, and then set it as the default

DrWeird117 (author)Awsomechenie2008-08-20

I knew, but forgot.

LaserTaser64 (author)2008-10-17

this is great. i tricked my dad and am planning to show it to my friends

Braeburn (author)2008-07-13

a band-aid works better than tape, skin colored.

guitarboy (author)2008-06-15

you could use one of those fake thumbs to hide it until you're ready to do the trick.

yayaya (author)2008-05-05


JakeTobak (author)2007-07-28

That's not magic! Real magic comes from the heart.

Retman (author)JakeTobak2008-01-28

I'm sorry to say but Magic is all gimmick. There is always a secret behind it.

Shoebob (author)JakeTobak2007-07-28

aww jake, thats really deep. I like this! i knew it was easy but didnt know how to do it XD

Awsomechenie (author)2007-08-30

i wnt to do it!!!

ac1D (author)2007-07-28

cool, the onlyproblem is that you can't come with this trick in the middle of a show, as it require preparation!

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