Think of a number with two digits. For example, 43. Follow the Magic Gopher's instructions and he will amaze you by telling you what number you chose.

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Did he get your number right? How does he do it?!


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yazanX poll 19 August, 2012 - 20:48

well my friends . i must emphasize that magic didn't exist . magic is dependent on science , because there is always absolutely scientific justification or explanation for each action or " trick " in this world .
so.. this trick is not impressive and i think it is very common and simple ,
when i saw it i realize that the portrait is changing every time and the symbols is not the same every time ,
so i had doubt about it , this trick is really drive the human crazy !
but listen ... if you do what the gopher say on each two-digits number ( from 10 to 99 ) you can realize that the numbers between 10-19 equal 9
the numbers between 20-29 equal 18
the numbers between 30-39 equal 27
the numbers between 40-49 equal 36
the numbers between 50-59 equal 45
the numbers between 60-69 equal 54
the numbers between 70-79 equal 63
the numbers between 80-89 equal 72
the numbers between 90-99 equal 81
So the numbers ( 9/18/27/36/45/54/63/72/81 ) will definitely arise when you do what gopher say .
so you can see that these numbers has the same symbol next to it .
and therefore this only symbol will arise by the gopher .
and if you wonder why the symbol is changing every time , i'll say that because they change the symbol ( which exist next to those numbers ) and they also change the whole portrait to distract you ,
i hope you appreciate this interpretation and i hope you understand that magic is based on science , and i admit and confess that this is such a stunning game .

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aprendiz 30 May, 2013 - 21:36

dont look the screen directly and he is gooing to be wrong, try to cover your eyes with your fingers.

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Mr Cheese 6 February, 2013 - 15:07

Your demonstration is great.
You are right: "There's no magic, there's only science"
I love when science is fascinating, like in this game.

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lady96 17 July, 2012 - 13:38

I don't really believe in magic, but Magic Gopher really convinced me that magic exists!!! I would like to thank people who created him! Thank you so much!!!! :) :) :)

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Safrin 30 June, 2012 - 05:38

May be you are right evils pride but the outcomes becomes different almost every time,then how does he guess that?

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EvilsPride 23 June, 2012 - 15:43

I figured this out! :D :D Haha! Really impressive trick I must say! :D

Well apparently, there is a fixed number of possible outcomes no matter which two-digit number you choose. So, they just placed the same symbol beside the different fixed possible outcomes. That's how he 'reads your mind'! :D

Awesome! Really Awesome!

[I really do hope I did not spoil the fun.... :P]

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Safrin 27 May, 2012 - 03:22

Most of the time i don't believe but sometimes i believe in magic without any doubt.

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Jonathan - Coor... 23 May, 2012 - 06:03

Hi Safrin! I'm not sure what Magic Gopher's trick is. He won't tell me. :-) Does he get your number right every time?

Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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