Originally Posted by Rhad
Reading this thread I taught of an answer.
It only works if your opponent asks you if you have a specific, really strong starting hand, like "Do you have aces?"
The answer: "No I don't. I usually fold them preflop"
I do this randomly, perhaps as part of a clown show, and I am a bit of a clown at the table IRL.
I peal my first card and say, "ace", and then I peal my second card and say, "ace", and it's almost always a trash hand, and it lands in the muck. And then I say, "See, I threw away aces for you guys."