You are good Jintosh, Now go and order the metal to make the cards. PLEASE,PRETTY PLEASE.
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You can see his fingers in the reflection in the screen shot. But the card should be blocking the image of his fingers. Here's me with a REAL mirror. You should see his THUMB and the BOTTOM of the card, which is facing the table.
That's what I was attempting to illustrate with my crude drawing. The bottom black line is supposed to represent the mirror table and the other line at 45 degrees is supposed to represent the card. What matters is not the simply the angle of the card to the table, but also relative to the viewpoint of the observer. The light bounces off the card at an angle where it can still hit some part of the mirror, and that part of the mirror then reflects the light to the observer.How can we still see the top of the card when it is at 45 degrees to the table?