Lighten the pockets of the audience

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From: A Street Performer


They're rapt with attention.


Challenge information

Broad, Shadowy 5

  • 3 - tough (36%)
  • 4 - very chancy (48%)
  • 5 - chancy (60%)
  • 6 - very modest (72%)
  • 7 - low-risk (84%)
  • 8 - straightforward (96%)
  • 9 - straightforward (100%)

Success

Precise timing

You avoid picking the pockets of those who are about to donate to the juggler's smiling assistant. If they reach into their pocket and find their wallet absent, they may ask sharp questions of the surrounding crowd.
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Failure

Unlucky timing!

The juggler attempts to introduce a fifth chunk of glim into his act. It goes badly, and the glim-chunk whizzes over the heads of the crowd. One ducks and turns, to find you suddenly very close. Move on!