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The ol' set list on the hand
Sometimes I'll write a few notes on my hand that I fear might slip my memory in the HEAT of BATTLE. With the right glance, it can be a wee bit subtler than looking at a piece of paper. This photo is from a set I did months (years?) ago. Don't even remember some of these bits actually.
The king of this technique: Rick Shapiro. There's barely any skin showing on his hands by the time he's done writing notes on them.
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