fortune teller

Who is a fortune teller and what do they do? Fortune tellers claim to recount past, and forecast future, events on the basis of samples of playing cards drawn at random or other similar factors.

What are the activities of the fortune teller? Interpreting samples of playing cards, especially e.g. the Tarot pack, the position of tea leaves or coffee remnants in a cup, shapes and patterns of bones of dead animals, etc; forecasting future events on the basis of these interpretations; giving warnings and advice on possible courses of action.

Where is it done and under what conditions? Mainly in rooms set up for the purpose.

What tools/equipment do they use?
Cards, coffee/tea making equipment, telephone, fax, and possibly other office equipment.

What do you need to succeed? You need training, good communication skills, and should be persuasive.