# You HAVE to try this...it's the weirdest thing

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18 years ago
#21
(Original post by spyral)
Go to MysticalBall.com, can anyone possibly figure out how this can possibly work? Ive been sitting here for ages trying to work it out, its predicts the right answer every time but i dont understand how!!
It doesn't even work.
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18 years ago
#22
if you take the sum of its digits from a number you will always get a multiple of 9 (or base-1 if your not working in a base10 system). all the multiples of 9 have the same symbol. they change the symbols everytime you click "try again" so you feel that it isn't repeating (as it would do)
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18 years ago
#23
(Original post by Sire)
Just had a go at this crystal ball thing. It only got me five times from twenty. Not bad.
But I've done it and its got me everytime, because its always a multiple of nine...
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18 years ago
#24
(Original post by Sire)
Just had a go at this crystal ball thing. It only got me five times from twenty. Not bad.
maybe you're doing your sums wrong
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18 years ago
#25
(Original post by maths)
and i doubt professors would be fooled by these tricks like someone claimed.
I was claiming another card trick similar to this one was the cause of the professor's comments. People do leave comments, and stuff on that website. and you have to think out side teh box to know what to do.
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18 years ago
#26
There are only 10 possible answers (all multiples of 9). You can 'predict' the symbol by looking at 0 (or 9, 18, 27...etc)
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18 years ago
#27
yeah its not that hard to figure, i could make one if i felt like it but it seems like it would take about 3 months to create, and i aint that sad!
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