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Intermediate Yo-Yo Tricks


Slurp the Spaghetti Yo-Yo Trick
Hold the string with your free hand.
Hold the string with your free hand.

You'll love the Slurp the Spaghetti Yo-Yo Trick, especially when you ham it up. As you build the trick, make some comments such as "How many of you like spaghetti?" or "Do you know how much fun it is to slurp spaghetti up?"

How to Do the Slurp the Spaghetti Yo-Yo Trick:

Step 1: Throw a fast Sleeper.

Step 2: Reach over with your free hand and grab the yo-yo string about four inches below your yo-yo hand. Hold onto the string with your free hand.

Grab pieces of the string with each hand.
Grab pieces of the string with each hand.

Step 3: Next swing your yo-yo hand down and grab the string about four inches below your free hand. Continue grabbing pieces of string, alternating with fingers of your free and yo-yo hands.

Make slurping noises as you finish the trick.
Make slurping noises as you finish the trick.

Step 4: Bring the "spaghetti" up to your mouth. Then let go of the string. At the same time make a loud, slurping noise with your mouth. The spinning yo-yo will quickly wind up all the string.

It will appear as if you have just sucked the "spaghetti" into your mouth. Pat your stomach, smack your lips, and utter a contented "mmmmm mmmmm," as if you have just enjoyed your meal.

The Thread the Needle Yo-Yo Trick is very similar to the Monkey Climb the Tree trick, but it adds a new twist. Find out how to perform this eye-popping trick on the next page.

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