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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y7138529 19 July, 2012 - 07:55

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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alhe 15 June, 2012 - 20:01

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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