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FORCE
The illusion of a free choice when in fact the spectator's decision is predetermined by the magician. An example is the classic force, where the spectator thinks they have chosen a card at random but in fact they have taken the card the magician intended.
ALSO SEE: CROSS-CUT FORCE, CLASSIC FORCE, EQUIVOQUE, SELECTION

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