Hot Bar Tricks How-Tos

How To: Light a Cigarette with an Empty Lighter

Need a smoke, but no one has any matches and your lighter is fresh out of fuel? This how-to video has got a cool trick you can perform to light your cigarette if you ever run out of lighter fluid. Despite the lighter being out of gas, you can still make a fire to light your cig. All you need is the lighter and a sheet of toilet paper.

How To: Mind read with three questions

This trick is a form of "mentalism". This is done by asking three questions, and writing your answers on three separate pieces of paper. A mentalist first asks you a personal question, but instead of writing the 'answer' to that question, he writes the answer to the final 'easy' question...thereby getting a hidden jump on the answers making you think he is reading your mind. But in fact it is a trick.

How To: Do the "fast on the draw" banknote bar trick

In this challenge, you need to grab the dollar bill without making the top beer bottle fall down. By just grabbing and yanking on the banknote, the bottle will fall. You need to grab the top beer bottle and slapping the bill away. Another way is to use pure speed. Try this "fast on the draw" beer bottle / banknote bar trick out and win money… or more beers.

How To: Open Bottles in Amazing Ways

See how to open a bottle of champagne with a kitchen knife, a wine bottle with a ribbon, and a bottle of beer with a paper note! Watch the video below for the full instructions, or hit up the brief guide below.

How To: Push a Coin Through the Bottom of a Glass

This magic trick requires no equipment or setup and is sure to wow the crowd in any bar. The magician appears to thrust a coin upwards through the bottom of a pint glass, when really they use a French transfer to switch the coin to their other hand and drop it into the top of the glass with the hand that is holding the glass.

How To: Perform a magic bar trick with a cloth napkin

This trick works great in pretty much any bar or restaurant. All you need is a cloth napkin to achieve this funky trick. Bet someone that they will not be able to tie a napkin in a knot without crossing their arms or lifting their fingers. Those suckers will tie themselves in a pretzel before they are able to accomplish this and you can laugh and laugh because you know the secret!

How To: Make a Coin Jump from Hand to Hand with Magic

In this tutorial, learn a funky magic trick that you can perform anywhere. In this video, you will see exactly how to flip a coin just right so that it appears to have jumped from one closed hand to another. This process is really simple, but will require some practice. So, feel free to rewind the video if you need more help. Have fun!

How To: Do the three cups trick

This video demonstrates how to trick people into buying you a drink by using the three cups trick. To do the trick, you have to flip all three cups face up by flipping over two cups at the same time. The key lies in setting the cups up differently for the mark.

How To: Spin a pencil

This is a cool video tutorial teaching you different ways for how to spin a pencil/pen on your fingers. By using your thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while keeping in mind the weight balance, you will be able to learn how to do this trick with the easy steps that he provides. And with these techniques you can even twirl a banana or a screwdriver. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to spin a pencil.

How To: Make a beverage vanish into thin air with Trickbusters

In this tutorial, learn how to make someone's beverage completely disappear with a special trick. It will appear as though you are simply leaning over your friend's glass but when you lift your arm their drink will have disappeared! If you would like to know how to do this trick and successfully annoy your friends, follow along with this tutorial. The Trickbusters will debunk the illusion and explain the secrets behind it.

How To: Perform the coin flip trick

Pub magician Christian Lee demonstrates how to perform the coin flip trick. A sleight of hand trick involving a quick movement that makes it look as if a coin magically moved from one had to the other. All you need are two identical coins and some magic! Perform the coin flip trick.

How To: Do the "trapped coin" matchbox bar trick

In this impressive bar trick, bet someone that you can remove the coin from the matchsticks atop the matchbox without touching or moving the matchsticks. It seems impossible, but obviously it's not. Win beer and money. Maybe just impress your friends. Whatever. The answer for this "trapped coin" matchbox bar trick is a simple as a little flame from a lighter.

How To: Fold a $5 to see the twin towers

Impress your friends with this bar trick. Learn how to do a neat little magic trick folding up a $5 and $20 bill. This trick will be a hit at your next gathering. Follow along and learn the step by step instructions to folding the five or twenty dollar bill to be able to see the Twin Towers. It's creepy how you can see the image of the Twin Towers in the folded dollar bills. Fold a $5 to see the twin towers.

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