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: 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: 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: Chug a Beer

It doesn't take much skill to drink beer fast, but to chug an entire beer in one gulp is an art. Learn how to execute this bar trick by picking up a few simple techniques. Start watching and start chugging.

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: 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: Perform a self lighting candle trick

In this trick - which is perfect for any restaurant or bar - you will learn how to light a candle without actually ever touching a flame to the wick. Don't think it's possible? Think again! You will learn exactly how to do this illusion and amaze everyone around you. Score some free drinks or a couple bucks with this supernatural feeling goof.

How To: Pull a buck out from under five quarters on a beer

Impress your bar buddies or win a few bets with this neat beer bottle trick. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to pull a dollar bill out from under five quarters on a beer bottle. You'll need a fairly flat and firm dollar bill to do this trick, five quarters, and of course... the beer bottle. You only need one finger to pull that buck from atop the beer bottle, under five quarters. Pull a buck out from under five quarters on a beer.

How To: Break a beer bottle with the palm of your hand

Next time you're at a party, try this beer bottle trick out. See how to break the bottom out of a beer bottle, with just hands and water. You just fill the empty beer bottle up with cold water, hold the neck in your hand, point the bottom in a safe direction, and smash your palm against the mouth. Simple as that.

How To: Make a handkerchief mouse

First of all you need a handkerchief or a cloth napkin. Make sure that it is clean for use. Now start by folding the two opposite corners together. This shall make a triangle. Now you have top fold the two middle bits so that they overlap at the center. Now start rolling them together upwards. It is very important that you are rolling them very tightly. This shall make the body of the mouse solid otherwise it may fall apart. When you have made a solid roll then fold the two ends upwards as sh...

How To: Guess the correct number magic trick

Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to guess the number you tell your friend to think of. With a few mathematical additions and subtractions to the original number, you can guess the final number with this magic trick. Watch this instructional video and perform this trick on your friends.

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!

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