# Magic Gopher

Instructions:

Think of a number with two digits. For example 43.

Now add the two numbers together. For exammple 4 + 3 = 7.

Next, subtract the new number from your orginal number. For example 43 - 7 = 36.

Finally, look at the symbol next to your number. Remember it.

Now the Magic Gohper will read your mind and tell you what your symbol is. Watch carefully.

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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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Discussion

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

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Wow!!! that was cool..he really read my mind!

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I know how it did it.
When you are looking for the correct symbol try not to move the mouse on it. Just press the next button. And you'll see that it is going to get it wrong.
I don't know how to explain it, but I hope you understand me.

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Good idea alhe, but I think the magic gopher will still guess your number even if you don't move the mouse. I tried this many times and he was only wrong once! MAGIC!

Simon (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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I also tried this but he wasn't wrong ever

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how does he do it?

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Good Try alhe... However, I did not even move my mouse... :/

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Yeah.That's totally true... :)

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I understood what you wanted to say, purposely to see if this is true I clicked on the number 61 and my number was 86 and there was a picture of the number 61 : D

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Is it True? Ache

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i found that the sum all the numbers is 0 8 9 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 95. and 0 8 9 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 95have the same shape

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magic gopher did not find my simbol ! he was wrong :I

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How did he do this??????????????????? I wanna learn the trick

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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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He got the number 20 times right :(

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Hi Safrin. Do you believe in MAGIC?

Simon (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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

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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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i always chose the same number and he reads my mind\\

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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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Good game :))

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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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he told me all wrong except 1

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Good game,

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Cool !! He did it !! Again and Again.. Wow!

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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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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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i bet you are right.
the magic is only for making the people mind confused!!!!!!!!!!

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You r right yazanX poll!!! Thanks..

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look 9 its the magic number!

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I can't believe it.

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