r/blackmagicfuckery 5d ago Helpful 1 Take My Energy 1

Does whatever a spider can

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u/BitchinSUV 5d ago

Black magic...

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u/samw424 5d ago

Black magic if you're 4.......or from the middle ages.

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u/BobMcGeoff2 5d ago

I've been around for a while and I've never seen this one

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u/SexyButStoopid 4d ago

how was charlemagne?

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u/axonxorz 4d ago

Taller than the last guy

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u/BobMcGeoff2 4d ago

Overrated tbh. I liked Pepin more. Frankia was never the same after him.

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u/nhansieu1 5d ago

Burn him

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u/TheRaccoonDeaIer 4d ago

In all fairness a phone would be black magic in the middle ages.

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u/[deleted] 5d ago

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u/Semi-Pro_Biotic 5d ago

I feel like I'm missing the real magic . . . I don't understand why your comment was down voted but the parent comment wasn't.

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u/SwissyVictory 5d ago

Reddit is a weird place.

The general user is pretty friendly and won't downvote something unless it's really bad.

The further you get into comment chains though, the more you have to actually care about a topic. If they care, it's beacuse they have an opinion already, and if you say the oposite, you're going to get downvoted.

You're more likely to get downvoted further into a chain you go. The comment above it probally has just as many downvotes, just alot more upvotes.

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u/Snipeski 5d ago

Because the photo doesn't really have much to do with the truck I guess?

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u/Trip_seize 5d ago

...fuckery.

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u/daitenshe 5d ago

I think we’re long past worrying about the integrity of this sub

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u/_1Doomsday1_ 4d ago

Do people actually expect to see black magic here?

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u/GratefulPhish42024-7 5d ago

What I don't understand is he only touches the tip of his fingers so how did that fake spider get underneath his palm?

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u/bemi_san 5d ago

Could be he put it there before the video started, maneuvered his hand into place and put it there then.

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u/Peace-D 5d ago

You can see its black body at 5 seconds.

Or wait no, that doesn't fit with its position at the end, I think.

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u/chiku00 5d ago

Wait! So where's the other one?

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u/Existing_Display1794 4d ago

It’s behind you!!!!

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u/chiku00 4d ago

Can't reply. Currently running for the hills.

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u/dansoh85 5d ago

It's his shoe

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u/arewhyaeenn 4d ago

That’s his shoe I think

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u/KoreanMeatballs 5d ago

Bad bot, u/Gglockout54. You copied this comment from further down the thread.

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u/coolcon2000 5d ago

Good bot

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u/KoreanMeatballs 5d ago

Thanks!

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u/Quartich 5d ago

Why is this 9yo account a bot now?

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u/TheReverseShock 5d ago

He slipped it on when he handed him the phone. If you watch closely you can see him manipulate his hand. The spider is in his palm behind the phone. That's why he hands it to him like that instead of a pinching motion from the bottom or sides of the phone.

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u/bluewaterpig 5d ago

That’s what I was thinking but he never touches the underside of his hand. He must’ve got it on there before the video started.

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u/IM_A_WOMAN 5d ago

The great thing about this trick is the long con. He actually stuck that spider on his hand a few years ago to set this prank up.

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u/hyrulepirate 5d ago edited 5d ago

Yeah, it happened before the video. Most probably it started by the trickster instructing the person to lay his hands flat. Then he made adjustment on the hands himself and this is when they usually stick it on.

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u/fAP6rSHdkd 5d ago

Could just be a habit from being a magician in general. He never touched the back of the guys hand in the video

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u/omxs 5d ago

The trick is called and can be found at "my pet boris"

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u/IM_A_WOMAN 5d ago

Hah, love The Who reference!

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u/giddy-girly-banana 5d ago

He doesn’t reach that far under his hand. The spider is in the middle of the back of his hand. When he hands him the phone, just the tip of his fingers go barely behind his hand. I don’t think that’s it. I think the video is fake and was there from the beginning.

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u/BarryMacochner 5d ago

He doesn’t get close to the back of his hand though. He’s down by fingertips.. that was my thought at first, he taps it to the back of his hand when he sets phone down.

he doesn’t touch close to that part of his hand.

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u/Prospector_Steve 5d ago

See how he’s holding his hands out in front of him? I guarantee the magician corrected his hand positioning by grabbing his hands and putting the spider on at the same time. Common for tricks where something ends up on the back of your hand.

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u/tekko001 5d ago

This is a known trick, the cell phone spider prank, usually you place the spider while placing the phone, but I think you are right, in this case the placement of the spider most likely happened he started recording

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u/thedudefromsweden 5d ago

You dropped this: before

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u/MejiroCherry 5d ago

I think there's cuts/edits based on that debris on the ground that jumps around a few times. For example, at the 20s mark when he touches the fingers, it looks like there was some editing - maybe the part where he manipulated the hand more was removed.

Or he could have added it before the video started.

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u/FuckTheMods5 5d ago

Fantastic acting if it's set up, the howling feels so genuine.

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u/MejiroCherry 5d ago

I wasn't suggesting it wasn't genuine, just that the parts that might not look great on camera were removed. Like if there was a frame where you could see the spider in the magician's hand. You wouldn't notice it in person, but in video, it might ruin the illusion - and so it was edited out.

But that's only a guess as to why that debris jumps around a few times.

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u/FuckTheMods5 5d ago

Oh, so like photographer touchups. Little here and theres, not actual substance-changing.

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u/SoftcoreFrogPorn 5d ago

Even with a few edits in it, doesn't mean the spectators are suddenly in on the joke.

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u/FuckTheMods5 5d ago

True. Very well done either way!

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u/eleven_eighteen 5d ago

I think there's cuts/edits based on that debris on the ground that jumps around a few times.

They are outside and that's a leaf or something being moved by the wind.

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u/Bobojones9584 5d ago

If he's actually a magician, he's probably got some tricks. Since it's a video though, I'd guess it was planned.

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u/Dat_Boi_Aint_Right 5d ago

Before the video starts he probably took the guys hands by the wrists and said "here hold them right here and don't move".

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u/J_Thompson82 4d ago

Before the video started he took a hold of the guys hands and placed them in the position they are in when the video starts. That’s when he plants the spider.

I did a very similar car trick with punters at the bar I worked in to pass the time. Always worked.

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u/MeSoRandom00101010 4d ago

I think the video is cut, you see the black spot of dirt on the floor moving.

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u/Company8706 5d ago

It’s possibly cut (there’s a dirt that magically moves at 0:18) but it’s an easy trick to pull, and you usually do that with cigarette ash.

You make some gesture, with the cigarette ash trick you pretend like you’re putting out an imaginary cigarette on the persons hand.

You ask them to get closer, grab their hands to bring them closer, when you grab their hand you stick whatever you want (cigarette ash/spider), and viola, magic.

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u/justavault 5d ago

It's a plastic hallooween spider mate.

You stick it to the back of the hand when you move the persons hand into position and whilst that you tell them "keep your hands like this" and reinforce the positions with you grabbing the hand tightly, which is simply for you sticking the spider to the back of the hand as the pressure will overwrite the sense of there sticking something. We only see when the hands are already put into position and the spider is already stuck to the back of the hand.

It's really not so difficult.

Ping /u/GratefulPhish42024-7

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u/Reasonable-Ad9613 5d ago

Yea Honestly it’s not hard to figure out that the video started a little late into the trick lmao

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u/Commercial_Accident 5d ago

Yeah I figure he must have held his hands before the recording started to put them in position and thats it. Just wish we got to see the trickery on camera

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u/justavault 5d ago

It's "clearly" a plastic spider and there is zero "editing". Even with mocha tracking that wouldn't be so "in scene".

You overthink this way too much.

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u/brainpokez 5d ago

Heart sank when saw it on his hand, am I alone on that?

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u/HiZenBergh 5d ago

Not necessarily, but my heart sank when I saw that tin of BBQ getting cold

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u/undanearchitecture96 5d ago

I was shock and surprise how does the spider made it on the back of his hand

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u/puckit 5d ago

I showed this to my wife and she screamed and ran away.

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u/BobMcGeoff2 5d ago

I full out jumped when I saw that

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u/Swell_Inkwell 5d ago

I audibly gasped

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u/Emotional_Formal3521 5d ago

I gotta learn this one.

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u/BoneDaddyMan 5d ago

I used to do this but instead of spider it was ashes and cigarettes. Basically that start was cut. When the magician asked the guy to hold out his hand , hewould hold the target's hands to "guide" them where they should be and place the spider behind the hand during the process. During the theatrics, the spider was always there but because the phone was on top of the target's palms, he won't turn them over. Then the reveal in the finale.

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u/Xarthys 5d ago

What I'm trying to figure out, how can you place something on the back of the hand without the person noticing all that time? Especially a fake spider like that?

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u/WorkMonta 5d ago

From what I know, the trick is usually that they put some pressure on the spot where they place something, so you don't immediately notice there's something else after they take their hands away.

That's also how pickpockets steal watches for example.

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u/NauvisIsCalling 5d ago

Misdirection is a powerful thing. People can steal a watch right off your wrist without you noticing. Most magic tricks rely on the power of manipulating perception by misdirection.

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u/KillaVNilla 5d ago

That was the first magic trick I ever saw in person. I was probably about 8. Gotta love the late 80s/ early 90s. Nothing like smoking inside and rubbing cigarette ashes on little kids

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u/Meff-Jills 4d ago

Haha, that’s the one magic trick I can pull off :) surprisingly it works well most of the time despite being so simple.

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u/NihiloEx 5d ago

I was more scared by the roach on the floor moving about.

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u/CommanderBunny 5d ago

It's OK the spider will get it

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u/Beartoots 5d ago

That's a leaf.

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u/epicaglet 5d ago

Yeah pretty sure it's not a roach at least. You can see it move in the video, but it seems more like something light being blown around more than anything else

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u/Thecatnamedgary 4d ago

It disappears for a frame

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u/lorditay 5d ago

חזק

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u/testudo 5d ago

For those that don’t know - hebrew for “strong”

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u/my_lady_my_tuna 5d ago

Their partners at home : “ I wonder what the boys are up to tonight. Can’t be nothing good 😒😞”

The boys : 📱🕷️👋🏻😂🤣😆😜😝😭

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u/gordiarama 5d ago

I was thinking…what a room full of hot guys, where are all the ladies?

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u/AstronautWombat 5d ago

Bros before hoes!

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u/Dombo1896 5d ago

Good idea to use a case.

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u/Commercial_Accident 5d ago

I don't get how it got there since the action for him to do it wasn't in the clip and this looks like the start of it, can anyone clue me in?

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u/GreatLonk 5d ago

At the beginning of the clip when he gives him the mobile phone in his hand you can see how he sticks the spider under his hand

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u/Commercial_Accident 5d ago

he touches the side of his palm, his fingers never go under

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u/GreatLonk 5d ago

Oh I apparently didn't see it right, but the spider is on his hand from the beginning.

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u/_Geekjam 5d ago

The clip doesn't show the spider being put there. It is put on at the very start of the trick. The effect is called My Pet Boris.

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u/RublesAfoot 5d ago

Love this- so funny.

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u/allergic2asprin 5d ago

The video says it doesn’t have audio, yet it does. Wtf kind of black magic fuckery indeed

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u/Kulban 5d ago

I feel like this trick has a high chance of getting a broken phone from either a drop or accidental throw.

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u/L3m0n0p0ly 5d ago

What in the fuck!?

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u/DaddyDub84 5d ago

Video is edited at 0:27. You see the trash on the floor magically shift a couple inches

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u/NauvisIsCalling 5d ago

A leaf blowing with the wind. It moves twice and that's what it looks like to me.

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u/throwaway77993344 5d ago

It doesn't teleport tho, just moves. Maybe a gust of wind

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u/DaddyDub84 5d ago

I don’t think so

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u/throwaway77993344 5d ago

How would you explain it then that it doesn't teleport? Maybe someone animated it in in post? :)

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u/Thecatnamedgary 4d ago

It moves as soon as he touches his hand and for a frame the leaf disappeared

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u/ThinAerie4834 5d ago

Pretty good 😂😂👍

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u/Sweet_Parsley8227 5d ago

😁😆😂😅

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u/NuclearKraken 5d ago

Ha, what a Rollercoaster

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u/Rose_R0yce77 5d ago

good one

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u/OperationFluffy3615 5d ago

He’d never be allowed in my house again 😱

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u/Practical-Change4764 5d ago

This guys snap is magical. It’s just so perfect

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u/Holdem88 5d ago

Poop alert # 4..

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u/RedWings1319 5d ago

Oh hell, I jumped when he flipped his hand over. Damn I hate spiders!

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u/Emotional_pett5 5d ago

That is magic or maybe tricks

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u/FunkyMonkey47293 5d ago

This is gold.

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u/ValPrism 5d ago

I jumped right along with him!

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u/kakamouth78 5d ago

Yep, I now have second hand skid marks after watching that.

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u/ubanjiy 5d ago

מאוד

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u/eightyy8_classic 5d ago

Straight witchcraft!

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u/whiskeyjack2019 5d ago

Spider magic

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u/browndog03 5d ago

I knew it was coming but I just jumped so hard

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u/RipeAreola 5d ago

Ahh the classic “Let’s cook a big ass pile of meat and drink a bunch of booze” miss me those

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u/IsaKitty00 5d ago

This makes me miss a lot of my friends.

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u/Mrpanhandle81 5d ago

Look at the piece on the floor to thy guys left at 19-22 seconds.... Fake video man

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u/Specimen_7 5d ago

Damn this account is FISHINGGGG this bot didn’t even wait like a day to repost a top post lol

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u/Daffy82 5d ago

Can someone find that video thats on his phone?

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u/esotericdiarist 5d ago

i would have died literally

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u/Dr_Mrs_TheM0narch 5d ago

I think I screamed louder than he did. Witchcraft

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u/LolnothingmattersXD 5d ago

Good that the subject is having a laugh, but it would be so mentally painful to be scared and upset by the trick, and have all your friends enjoy your pain. But telling them off would ruin the mood, so you need to pretend that you're not upset.

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u/Dyno-mike 5d ago

The risk to that phone was out of this world

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u/havenless 5d ago

Totally thought the spider was gonna crawl outta the phone 💀

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u/Meeto_ 5d ago

I’m interested in how that black dot on the ground moved though.

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u/HiccupsAhMa 5d ago

I want to learn this and do it to my parents.

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u/SmartWonderWoman 5d ago

😂😂😂😂

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u/derpstevejobs 5d ago

ahhh this was grand

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u/Nkorayyy 5d ago

I fucking flinched

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u/Alive_Tough9928 5d ago

They look like they are a bunch of buddies having a good time. I have friends but im lonely.

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u/Shadow0fnothing 5d ago

Unless the other guy was in on it I have no fucking clue how he did this. He never touched anything but his fingertips...

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u/Atlas03 5d ago

I jumped.

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u/Royalchariot 5d ago

Damn room full of handsome men

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u/-ATLienz- 5d ago

What app is this?

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u/omxs 5d ago

google "my pet boris"

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u/ghastkill 5d ago

Wtf are they eating

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u/TheTrueStrangeBee 5d ago

If someone tries this on me then I’ll haunt you til you die because I’d get scared to death with that

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u/slimjoel14 5d ago

This is how you get my skinny ass to punch you lmao

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u/helgihermadur 5d ago

I love that laughter. I'd like to hang out with these dudes

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u/Annoy_M0US3 4d ago

Distraction

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u/Soylent_gray 4d ago

Shame the spider in the video doesn't go under the hand!

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u/kianathebutt 4d ago

i wouldve shat

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u/TRUMPARUSKI 4d ago

Got ‘em

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u/enotonom 4d ago

I’m more curious about the app he’s using that lets you snap a photo and have an animated spider crawl right afterwards

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u/dormor 4d ago

black magic technofuckery

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u/MissApocalypse2021 4d ago

Ok, I jumped.

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u/Outrageous_Cry_5945 4d ago

He's ... hot 😳

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u/Plastic-Ad-8469 4d ago

I want to call another trial in Salem.

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u/LordLoss01 4d ago

This is what "boys being boys" really is.

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u/PugLander 4d ago

I have arachnophobia man. If that were me, I’d scream so loud

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u/World-Tight 5d ago

Juvenile

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u/Kip_Chipperly 5d ago

you can always count the karma whores to repost shit from yesterday good job op!

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u/Dude_Oner 5d ago

He took it well 👍. Know a lot of people who would be laughing if it were them being tricked. 😁

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u/My_Immortal_Flesh 5d ago

I love how hard they laughed 🤣

Also, why they all attractive? Lol

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u/manCool4ever 5d ago

That guy is kinda cute!!

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u/paper_lanterns_02 4d ago

I jumped just seeing the spider go across the screen!

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u/Mattrockj 4d ago

Is this what the sun is becoming? Other people’s reactions to “Magic”?

I don’t have a problem with it, I’m just asking.

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u/TextuaryPlum 5d ago

They’re speaking Hebrew. It’s probably Israel

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u/la_bruja_del_84 5d ago

The way that poor spider was yeeted 😔 I hope it's ok

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u/LiosIsHere 5d ago

Fake spider.

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u/AstronautWombat 5d ago

Are you one of the guys in the video? Because if so… okay, sure, I will!

But you’re not. Just a basement dwelling creep. So, no thanks.

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u/Popular-Marsupial594 5d ago

This sub reddit has gone to shit. All the posts are just stupid magic tricks and its just annoyingly bad

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u/AllRandomChaos 5d ago

Why don't you show us your idea of a good trick and we'll all crap over that?

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u/AyPeeElTee 5d ago

Yea, there used to be some amazing magical ass content on here regularly. This vid is cute but nothing like I hope to see when visiting this sub. Oh wells lol, nothing lasts forever.

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u/Think-World2602 5d ago edited 5d ago

A. Might be totally fake video - the plastic spider might have been glued beforehand

B. Even if this is not a fake video, the magician probably tapes the plastic spider to the other person when he doesn’t notice. This is more a prank than a magic trick

Edit: why downvote like assholes I was just stating this is not suitable for /r/blackmagicfuckery

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u/LeaveThatCatAlone 5d ago

Magic isn't real? This is shocking news.

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u/TheReverseShock 5d ago

He has time to place the spider when he hands over the phone.