Kids get lucky at Christmas. The
proof of this is how easily they take all your prizes when you
spin the Magic Merry Christmas Carousel and have them
choose the brass ring. Let me explain.
Beneath the Carousel, which can
be as fancy or as simple as you want to make it, are eight blank
face playing cards. On one of them is drawn a brass ring, and on
all the others is the embarrassing statement YOU
LOSE! When a child comes up to play the Carousel Game, the
Carousel is set to spinning and the child can stop it at any
point. No matter where it stops, the child always draws the card
with the brass ring. The cards are reset with the brass ring at a
new position and you can play again and again. Each time, a child
always gets the brass ring. If you want, adults can either get
the brass ring or the loser card, because the whole game is
rigged and you are in control.
You dont have to use the
Carousel as your theme. If you prefer, you can put a roulette
wheel design on a Lazy Susan. You can also make it look like a
Wheel of Fortune, rotating it either horizontally or vertically.
However, the Carousel is a good
design for kid shows, because it does not seem related to
gambling, which might offend some adults.
Similarly, you dont need to
use the Brass Ring design on the cards. The cards can simply say
YOU WIN or YOU LOSE or something like
that. You can also make the winning cards match a card you have
forced from another deck of playing cards.
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