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In magic, the mind is led ingeniously, step by step, to defeat its own logic.
- Dai Vernon
Don't presume you're above everyone's intelligence and, furthermore, don't presume that just because people didn't like a trick it was because they weren't bright enough. Your effect might very well esoteric or just plain boring.
Ask the opinions of another magician friend or three.