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How To Pull Off the Tablecloth Trick

Watch more Party Games & Tricks videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to successfully pull off the tablecloth trick by following these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Check the table Check the tabletop to make sure it is flat. Ideally, you want a table with a straight -- not rounded -- edge. Step 2: Lay the tablecloth Spread the tablecloth on the table and smooth out any wrinkles. Keep a length of it hanging over the edge to pull on during the trick. Step 3: Set the table Set the plates, cups, and utensils on the table. Tip Weigh down any light objects by filling them with food or liquid. Step 4: Grab the tablecloth Grab on to the length of the tablecloth hanging over the edge of the table. Step 5: Pull the cloth Pull the cloth straight down, toward the ground. Pull quickly and with confidence, so that the tablecloth slides out from under the dishes and cups without causing them to fall. Step 6: Practice Practice this trick several times with plastic dishes until you have the technique mastered. Did You Know? The secret to this trick is Sir Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion, based on Galileo's concept of inertia.
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