Written by Karl Fulves
Work of Karl Fulves
153 pages (Paperback), published by Dover Publications
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
88 entries
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Karl Fulves Introduction
Karl Fulves Personality Tests chapter intro
Karl Fulves Someone Like You No. 1, five cards chosen from shuffled deck, according to color composition a description of the spectator is read, it's the only one that matches
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Karl Fulves The Odd Couple No. 2, one of four cards selected, all shuffled back in deck, performer locates it
Karl Fulves, Theodore Annemann Riffle Shuffle Reversal two handlings
Karl Fulves Compatibility No. 3, number of red cards in one pile corresponds with number of black in another
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Karl Fulves, Stewart James Most Wanted List No. 4, list with twelve descriptions, one kind and all others ugly, value chosen with two numbers and description at that position is the kind one, small packet counting force
Karl Fulves Impromptu Tricks chapter intro
Karl Fulves Calculated Cut No. 5, two selections located, small packet cut off and card at that position remembered
Inspired by 11
Karl Fulves Sherlock's Card No. 6, multiple out spelling to locate selection
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Out on Location No. 7, two selections chosen by cutting off small numbers and remembering cards at corresponding positions, position of one is predicted and identity of the other
Variations 15
Karl Fulves, Jack Avis Hidden Power No. 8, card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moves to named number, with prediction of another card at a position
Inspired by 17
Karl Fulves Eleven and One No. 9, Aces transpose with Jacks, drawn-out handling
Karl Fulves Klondyke Shuffle Klondike, chapter intro
Karl Fulves Turn Three Times No. 10, location with key card and Klondike shuffle
Karl Fulves, Gene Finnell Choices No. 11, two cards removed, one put back without looking and one remembered, performer finds both, Klondike shuffle
Karl Fulves Likely Suspect No. 12, four cards in case, from eleven cards, the card that completes the Royal Flush is chosen by spectator with procedure involving the values of the cards and counting
Karl Fulves Interactive Poker chapter intro
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle No. 13, five-card stud poker dealt, after every dealt card the spectator can switch face-up cards of performer with someone else's, he still wins
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Karl Fulves Cult Poker No. 14, spectator choses mate of performer's card from small packet
Karl Fulves Speed Stacking No. 15, overhand stacking the already stacked cards to a different player, spectator previously removes as many cards that corresponds to the player
Karl Fulves Wild Bill's Game No. 16, performer wins with straight
The New Deal No. 17, jonah
Karl Fulves Red-Black Tricks chapter intro
Karl Fulves Color of Thought No. 18, red card in one pile counted, that many black cards counted down in other pile, last card predicted, with follow-up challenge location
Karl Fulves Card Roulette No. 19, two cards chosen by two spectators from small packet, cards counted through and spectators' cards do not show up, prime principle
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Karl Fulves Flip Over Mystery No. 20, folding with matrix layout, two cards previously chosen are only odd-colored either face-up or face-down, or more subtle with odd-even
Karl Fulves Center Vision No. 21, spectator remembers twenty-sixth card in shuffled deck and gives center portion to performer who finds selection, follow-up with another location
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Karl Fulves Backwards Bet No. 22, RBBR-RBBR-... set-up, performer guesses color composition of certain pairs after seeing other pairs
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Karl Fulves Blackgammon No. 23, two packets are faced, spectator sorts the cards into red and black
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Karl Fulves Marked for Mystery chapter intro, single cards are marked for the following effects
Karl Fulves Stop or Else! No. 24, "Stop or else" written on Joker
Karl Fulves Partial False Cut cutting some cards from top into center to not disturb bottom half
Karl Fulves, Howard A. Adams Metal with Memory No. 25, three coins arranged and cards dealt according to their value, three Aces are found
Karl Fulves, William P. Miesel Cutting the Aces No. 26
Karl Fulves, Bob Hummer Scrambled Stud No. 27, spectator remembers card and its position in ten-card packet, two hands dealt but selection and its mate face-down
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan Conceal and Reveal No. 28, three spectators cut off a pile and look at the bottom card, three piles made and spectators remove cards from each packet, selection must be one, performer reveals all
Carmen D'Amico Thumbnail Scrape
Karl Fulves Mind Reading chapter intro
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Voodoo Clue No. 29, card chosen by dealing two piles from seventeen-card packet and moving cards from top to bottom according to an Eight and Nine removed by performer, card arrived at predicted
Karl Fulves Magnetic Force No. 30, mates of two selections found on either side of another card
Related toVariations 63
Karl Fulves Business Card ESP No. 31, two cards predicted on business cards
Inspired by 65
Simple Bottom Stock Control tabled riffle shuffle and center cut
Karl Fulves Cupid's Hotline No. 32, four-of-a-kind taken out, then one of those four, medium divines suit, office and home phone numbers are written down in the beginning
Karl Fulves Contemplation No. 33, one of thirteen card packet thought-of, spelling procedure for spectator
Karl Fulves Opposite Twins No. 34, Ace through Five of Hearts and Spades used, matching routine, Klondike
Karl Fulves Mental Mate No. 35, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, spectator counts to number (ignoring face-up cards), then performer, the cards match
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Karl Fulves Greeks Bearing Gifts No. 36, four queens removed, one selected and found, repeated with diminishing number of queens, last one predicted
Inspired by 76
Karl Fulves Novelty Tricks chapter intro
Karl Fulves Back Stop No. 37, a card shows up with writing "Stop! Back up 3 cards", and there the selection is found
Tony Bartolotta Key Card Placement dribble selection and tabled cuts
Karl Fulves Suspense No. 38, card balanced between upright card case and deck, then it remains suspended (chair levitation like) when case is removed
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Karl Fulves Center Fold No. 39, joker placed into deck behind back, then two selections made, half the joker (which is suddenly torn) found besides each card
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Karl Fulves Krazy Kut No. 40, deck cut by performer, yet he names a card and its position
Related to 90
Karl Fulves Seen, Not Seen No. 41, card openly predicted, number up to ten named, repeated before both cards are shown
Karl Fulves, Art Altman Faces and Aces No. 42, four cards removed, performer turns one over, cards shuffled back, all four reverse and selection is identified, other three change to Aces
Karl Fulves The Deck is Stacked chapter intro, simple "let me show you one more" deck switch
Karl Fulves Would I Lie? No. 43, three piles, card in center one remembered, cards taken from outer two piles in any combination, values added to count down to selection, no-shuffle Gilbreath
Karl Fulves After Dark No. 44, spectator locates magician's card and vice versa
Karl Fulves Psi-X No. 45, cut and shuffle procedure, only selection (probably) at stack position afterwards
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Karl Fulves Red-Backed Blues chapter intro
Karl Fulves One Second Flat No. 46, gag sequence in which apparently gambling secrets are exposed, finishes with color changing backs and a Royal Flush deal
Related to 105
Karl Fulves, Ronald B. Edwards Colors Can't Mix No. 47, odd-backed oil & water in which faces mix but not backs and vice versa, 4&4
Karl Fulves A Volatile Card No. 48, odd-backed prediction in pocket matches selection, prediction accidentally cut into deck and back of deck changes to match
Karl Fulves Subliminal Force No. 49, one of ten cards selected by putting paper clip on it, "You will choose the only red card", for correction see "Lady in Red"
Variations 113
Karl Fulves Any Named Ace No. 50, red and blue backed cards mixed, sixteen-card square dealt out, spectator moves coin around to instructions and ends up on previously named Ace
Karl Fulves Roll the Dice chapter intro
Karl Fulves Cast of Cards No. 51, poker deal, values determined by roll of dice show up in one hand
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Karl Fulves Poker with Dice No. 52, pair of Jacks located with dice and counting procedure
Karl Fulves, John Scarne, George G. Kaplan Triple Find No. 53, three dice rolled, two piles made from those numbers, three cards turned face-up correspond to numbers on dice
Karl Fulves The Lost Die No. 54, two cards change position in small packet, selected with a visible and a drawn die
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Karl Fulves, Howard A. Adams The Odds Against No. 55, five cards torn in half, halves matched, using two dice
Inspired by 125
Karl Fulves X-Ray Vision chapter intro
Karl Fulves Illuminator No. 56, reversed card corresponds with value on die
Karl Fulves Mystery Sight No. 57, four dice thrown and covered with cups, cards used to divine die values
Karl Fulves Repeat Miraskill No. 58
Karl Fulves, Ralph W. Hull, Bob Hummer Eyeless Vision No. 59
Karl Fulves Card to Wallet chapter intro
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Prediction Wallet No. 60, behind-the-back load, "Look at the Wall(et)" prediction gag
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Karl Fulves Dracula's Calling Card No. 61, unknown card in wallet, selection changes to Dracula card (Jack of Spades) and card in wallet is selection
Karl Fulves The Mystery Card No. 62, card from wallet put into packet of Ace through Ten of Clubs, it vanishes and only those ten cards remain
Related to 142
Simple False Shuffle consecutive cuts
Karl Fulves Matchless Match Up No. 63, apparently a matching card to selection is in the wallet, but it's the actual selection
Tom Sellers Joker Forcing Gaff two Joker put around a card in a fan
Karl Fulves, Howard Wurst, Bill Pawson Rapid Transit No. 64, duplicate, card is supposed to travel into pocket but does not, wallet instead
Cross Cut Force
Karl Fulves Omega Card to Wallet No. 65, Aces and Twos put in case, one chosen, that one travels into wallet
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Karl Fulves Petal Force to force a card from Aces and Twos
Data entered by Denis Behr, January 2018.