Performer places ten cards in a row in front of spectator, alternating – one spot up, and the next, back up, spot up and back up. A prediction is made or written by the performer. The spectator is asked to think of any number from one through ten and to announce what the number is. The selected card is pushed forward and all of the remaining spot cards (or back up cards) turned over, all are seen to be red. Now the spectator is asked to turn over HIS card, it is purple.