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Thread originally posted on the Aeclectic Tarot Forum on 29 Oct 2002, and now archived in the Forum Library.

pixienyc  29 Oct 2002 
Hi everybody,

I just wanted to share that I took my cards to a Halloween party Friday night, and read publicly for the first time! It was so exciting. I did about 7 or 8 readings, and I think it was about 3 hours before I even thought about taking a break. I was having so much fun, I didn't even notice how much time had passed. And I think I really helped some people, too.

I'm so happy. I've been wanting to do readings in the "real world" for quite some time now, and it was so freeing to finally take the plunge.


Thanks for listening,

Sulis  29 Oct 2002 
Well done you! Sounds like you had a really good time.

Love and light

Crystalmynx xx 

Keslynn  29 Oct 2002 
Congrats, pixie! Glad to hear you had such a great experience.

:) Kes 

Mystica  29 Oct 2002 
Good for you! Thanks for sharing with us, it's always good to hear about such an encouraging experience. The first time reading in public is such a big step, I'm glad it went so well for you! 

nina  29 Oct 2002 
Good for you- it's great that your first experience was a positive one. I hope you keep at it and it's always this good!

tarotbrat  29 Oct 2002 
Congratulations! I hope to one day work up the nerve to do a public reading. I am so nervous of mis-interpreting the cards. I am happy that you enjoyed yourself. 

DarkElectric  30 Oct 2002 
Yay Pixie!
I'm glad you had a positive experience with this. I notice that time passes really quickly too, when I'm on a "reading roll", and that I'm really energised afterward. It's so much fun, isn't it! 

pixienyc  31 Oct 2002 
Hi everyone,

Thanks for your encouragement and support. It's nice to have people to share my excitement about the tarot with.

There is one thing about that night that I forgot to mention: My last reading of the night was for the hostess of the party. As I was shuffling the deck for her reading, a previous querant came into the room to say goodbye to her. Just as he entered the room, a card popped out of the deck. Lo and behold, it was the 9 of wands, the same card that had come up in his reading as the "advice" card. How cool is that? I took it as an opportunity to remind him of the advice the cards had given him, as I was sure that was more than just a coincidence.

What do you think?


The First "public reading" thread was originally posted on 29 Oct 2002 in the Talking Tarot board, and is now archived in the Forum Library. Read the threads in Talking Tarot, or read more archived threads.

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