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I gave this a lot of thought and here are my conclusion :

The difference between slippery mind and hard to fool are in the duration of the mind affecting.

AKA : duration instantaneous or not ?

Dominated for X days ? Hard to fool is your friend because you are under an effect that lasts X amount of time.

But you got hit by feeblemind or insanity ? That's too bad, because duration is intantenous. People want to argue that Even though the spell is instantenous, the effect lasts SO hard to fool should work. I don't agree because 1- the easy answer, it's instantenous, and by definition instantenous has come and gone, so there's no magic left, if you detect magic on the dude, there's no magic left to fight, the spell turned to brain to mush and you're stuck with it, it's not affecting your brain to act differently. 2- to those who would argue against it, you know what's also an effect of an instantenous mind affecting spell ? Phantasmal killer. So I guess if you get killed by phantasmal killer, since fear is mind affecting (that's what kills you) you get a new save every round to come back to life ? 3- What is I think the biggest pointer : Instantenous "effect" still work on in anti-magic zone. So how can you argue that there's still an effect to suppress with hard to fool, but not an effect to suppress by anti-magic ?

Now, Slippery mind, Slippery mind, you fail a will save, you get ONE extra save, and it doesnt specify, just like the Hard to fool : IF you are still under an effect.
So that's the difference....

You get dominated : Slippery mind = one extra save only, hard to fool : one save EACH round
You get instant feebleinsanity etc... : Slippery mind : one extra save, hard to fool : sorry

So they are both good because in one situation hard to fool gives you more chances to wriggle free, but in the other situation slippery mind applies but not hard to fool.

It all makes a lot of sense although the wording are subtle.

I think it's one of those cases where they use the word "effect" with two meanings and that's what confuses people.

Effect 1 = the effect of being UNDER an ongoing spell
Effect 2 = the effect of having been affected by a spell that left scars when it was casted but the spell is long gone by now.

That's my take, and usually I'm pretty humble but on this one I'm 99% of myself.

Can't believe there would be two talents that does the exact same thing but one is 100% better than the other.

Cheers.