jacob's ladder \n "how made"
construction details \n karl fulves \n jacob's ladder \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

Jacob's Ladder

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2008

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an unsolved problem \n jacob's ladder toy made from card cases, some cards in each except top one, royal flush named, top case tumbles down and contains named royal flush \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

An Unsolved Problem

1

2008

2


dealflip \n "following dealflipdropcut"
further ideas with the mixing process, see following items \n karl fulves \n dealflipdropcut \n howard a. adams
2008
Karl Fulves

Dealflip

Related to

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2008

3


order restored \n mixing process with ten cards that restores after four times, dealflipdropcut \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

Order Restored

1

2008

3


dice & deal \n mixing process (with die) with eleven cards in 14/15 force stack that restores after two times, dealflipdropcut \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

Dice & Deal

1

2008

3


virtuality \n two packets dealt, card chosen and lost with mixing procedure, card located or it travels to case, dealflipdropcut \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

Virtuality

1

2008

4


cyberdice \n dealflipdropcut with deck and the throwing of coins, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

CyberDice

1

2008

4


retrograde dice \n "capturing the past"
three differentcolored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

Retrograde Dice

2

2008

5


numismatica \n "they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome \n karl fulves \n numismatrick \n robin robertson
2008
Karl Fulves

Numismatica

Variations

2

2008

6


finger pointing \n on the phantom finger stunt in which a flesh ball appears between two forefingers held in front of the eyes, also making it real with rubber finger or cocktail frank \n karl fulves
2008
Karl Fulves

Finger Pointing

2

2008

8


stack 'em up \n stack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on each \n bob ostin \n secret spots \n karl fulves
2009
Bob Ostin

Stack 'Em Up

Inspired by

3

2009

9


mckinney's switch device \n "flexible switching"
paper model of flexagon switching wallet \n karl fulves \n robert e. neale \n the sprit message \n richard f. mckinney
2009
Karl Fulves, Robert E. Neale

McKinney's Switch Device

Related to

3

2009

10


blankety blank \n "color erase"
card with open cutouts, put on deck, it becomes blank, then it changes into named two value \n karl fulves
2009
Karl Fulves

Blankety Blank

3

2009

12


flexagons  part one \n longer article, credit information
 flexagon history (early himber)
 terms & conditions (the parameters)
 flexagon described (the double hinge) \n karl fulves
2009
Karl Fulves

Flexagons  Part One

4

2009

13


yumpin' yimminy \n "insto transpo"
visible transposition of two strips of paper in a type of flexagon wallet \n karl fulves
2009
Karl Fulves

Yumpin' Yimminy

4

2009

19


xray card case \n accordion/flexagon fold with card case, two cards underneath paper straps/grid, they transpose \n karl fulves
2009
Karl Fulves

XRay Card Case

4

2009

22


numismatrick \n calculation trick using the ace through nine of a suit \n robin robertson \n numismatica \n karl fulves
2010
Robin Robertson

Numismatrick

Inspired by

5

2010

23


preexisting conditions \n "order from disorder"
memorizing a string of suits
 the system
 the classic code
 after eight kings
 the suit system
 the system in brief
 no memory required (removing cards in required order)
 real memory
 the cipher for value \n karl fulves \n pattern principle \n lewis jones
2010
Karl Fulves

PreExisting Conditions

Related to

5

2010

24


scot's key \n ca. twenty cards from shuffled deck removed, spectator exchanges one with joker and puts unknown card aside, performer deals packet facedown into four piles into suits and names removed cards \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Scot's Key

5

2010

27


flexagons  part two \n intro, credit information on cherchez la femme \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Flexagons  Part Two

6

2010

29


cherchez again \n sailor in flexagon, lady picture is hard to find by folding \n unknown \n "cherchez la femme" (martin gardner)
2010

Cherchez Again

Inspired by "Cherchez La Femme" (Martin Gardner)

6

2010

30


the magic book \n "cherchez la femme", flexagon construction, one part of the paper hard to locate by folding
 flexing the device \n unknown \n willane's wizardry (1947)
2010

The Magic Book

Also published here Willane's Wizardry (1947)

6

2010

32


marked cards \n "eureka moments"
on marked decks and using them \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Marked Cards

7

2010

35


mark up \n "uses for paper"
see also following items
 rule one
 a little secret \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Mark Up

7

2010

36


hands off gemini \n from shuffled deck \n karl fulves \n stopped twice \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Hands Off Gemini

Inspired by

7

2010

37


mind scam \n three digits chosen, deck shuffled and cut into three piles, a chosen value is shown on top or bottom of piles most of the time, proposition bet \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Mind Scam

7

2010

38


fourbidden \n \n karl fulves \n learning to count \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Fourbidden

Inspired by

7

2010

39


ahead of the game \n values and later suits of six randomly chosen cards divined \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Ahead Of The Game

7

2010

40


flexagons  part three \n more credit information \n karl fulves \n jacob's ladder in "magic" (albert hopkins, 1897)
2010
Karl Fulves

Flexagons  Part Three

Related to Jacob's Ladder in "Magic" (Albert Hopkins, 1897)

8

2010

41


2way flexagon \n folded square with 2x2 grid, map folding presentation with coincidence \n martin gardner
2010
Martin Gardner

2Way Flexagon

8

2010

42


the zfold \n "simple flexing"
handling a zfold or himber wallet turnover \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

The ZFold

8

2010

44


zwindle \n card changes into right card in zfold wallet, red/blue double backer \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Zwindle

8

2010

44


zswitch \n "one of many"
switching a card with zfold/himber wallet \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

ZSwitch

8

2010

46


z character \n handling a zfold wallet, selection torn in half and one half in wallet, another card torn, two halves vanished, half in wallet matches other half \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Z Character

8

2010

46


evolution \n "fictional history"
on zfold vs. himber (flexagon) wallet \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Evolution

8

2010

48


casey at the bat \n "the real story"
card travels from flexagon type paper folder to case \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Casey At The Bat

8

2010

48


out back \n "simple double hinge"
flexagon type paper folder, card changes in it \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Out Back

8

2010

50


zflex \n "zfold to flexagon"
on zfold vs. himber (flexagon) wallet \n karl fulves \n pocket flexagons \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

ZFlex

Related to

8

2010

52


flex escape \n "unsolved  magic & flexagons" [1]
strip of paper in flexagon behaves in certain way, "i consider this the fundamental unsolved problem connected to flexagons", posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Flex Escape

8

2010

54


deconstruction \n "unsolved  magic & flexagons" [2]
flexagon with loose parts, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Deconstruction

8

2010

54


pass thru \n "unsolved  magic & flexagons" [3]
passing objects to different sections of a flexagon, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2010
Karl Fulves

Pass Thru

8

2010

54


a mindreader's dream \n four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each box \n joe berg \n the berg variations \n karl fulves \n mel bennett notes \n mel bennett \n kf notes on berg's "dream" \n karl fulves \n 5th amendment \n roy walton
2011
Joe Berg

A Mindreader's Dream

Variations

9

2011

55


mel bennett notes \n using four coins with different dates on four cards instead \n mel bennett \n a mindreader's dream \n joe berg
2011
Mel Bennett

Mel Bennett Notes

Inspired by

9

2011

56


perpetual notions \n "notes on 'perpetual'"
four cardboard pieces with numbers on both sides are in envelopes, with his back turned the performer orders them in numerical order
 tight circle
 in color
 picking numbers
 perceptual
 using windows
 perpetual numbers \n karl fulves \n perpetual \n karl fulves
2011
Karl Fulves

Perpetual Notions

Inspired by

9

2011

57


epic outcomes \n "no force 'mental epic'"
methods without force to clean up
 reading the results
 mental epoch
 copy paper
 me thinks \n karl fulves \n oneahead systems \n karl fulves
2011
Karl Fulves

Epic Outcomes

Related to

9

2011

61


running the aces \n "notes on a classic principle"
running cards singly in the center
 27th position \n karl fulves
2011
Karl Fulves

Running The Aces

9

2011

64


free mix \n position of joker predicted even though spectator influenced the overhand shuffle, then aces found, red/black separation retained \n karl fulves
2011
Karl Fulves

Free Mix

9

2011

64


kf notes on berg's "dream" \n  1. check kiting
 2. horse sense
 3. the traveler \n karl fulves \n a mindreader's dream \n joe berg
2011
Karl Fulves

KF Notes on Berg's "Dream"

Inspired by

9

2011

66


mel bennett issue \n intro \n karl fulves
2011
Karl Fulves

Mel Bennett Issue

10

2011

67


royacle \n "a royal reunion" \n mel bennett \n oracle \n karl fulves \n moracle \n lin searles
2011
Mel Bennett

Royacle

Inspired by

10

2011

67


alliance \n "a forceful routine"
number prediction on clock, tie gag \n mel bennett
2011
Mel Bennett

Alliance

10

2011

69


the force methods \n number forces
 1. using number cards (magigram, amazing trelba)
 2. "newspaper prediction" (martin gardner, magic, august 2005, also ibidem?)
 3. 4x4 matrix
 4. magic square \n mel bennett \n crazy calendar \n martin gardner
2011
Mel Bennett

The Force Methods

Related to

10

2011

69


devil's deal \n performer and spectator each name a card and a number, gemini placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handling \n karl fulves \n devil's deal \n karl fulves
2011
Karl Fulves

Devil's Deal

Related to

10

2011

71


the devil his due \n same trick with more free choice \n mel bennett \n devil's deal \n karl fulves
2011
Mel Bennett

The Devil His Due

Inspired by

10

2011

72

