Written by Karl Fulves

Work of Various

72 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt.
Language: English

(54 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Issue Page Categories
Karl Fulves Jacob's Ladder "how made"
construction details
Related to 1 1
Karl Fulves An Unsolved Problem 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 1 2
Karl Fulves Dealflip "following Dealflipdropcut"
further ideas with the mixing process, see following items
Related to 1 3
Karl Fulves Order Restored mixing process with ten cards that restores after four times, dealflipdropcut 1 3
Karl Fulves Dice & Deal mixing process (with die) with eleven cards in 14/15 force stack that restores after two times, dealflipdropcut 1 3
Karl Fulves Virtuality two packets dealt, card chosen and lost with mixing procedure, card located or it travels to case, dealflipdropcut 1 4
Karl Fulves CyberDice dealflipdropcut with deck and the throwing of coins, posed as a problem 1 4
Karl Fulves Retrograde Dice "capturing the past"
three different-colored dice thrown by spectator, numbers added, dice turned according to instructions and numbers added, end sum predicted, number on hidden die divined
2 5
Karl Fulves Numismatica "they've got your number"
after some calculation, one of five force numbers is the outcome
Variations 2 6
Karl Fulves Finger Pointing 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 2 8
Bob Ostin Stack 'Em Up stack of dice, top covered, method of easily working out top value on eachInspired by 3 9
Karl Fulves, Robert E. Neale McKinney's Switch Device "Flexible Switching"
paper model of flexagon switching wallet
Related to 3 10
Karl Fulves Blankety Blank "Color Erase"
card with open cut-outs, put on deck, it becomes blank, then it changes into named Two value
3 12
Karl Fulves Flexagons - Part One longer article, credit information
- Flexagon History (Early Himber)
- Terms & Conditions (the parameters)
- Flexagon Described (the double hinge)
4 13
Karl Fulves Yumpin' Yimminy "insto transpo"
visible transposition of two strips of paper in a type of flexagon wallet
4 19
Karl Fulves X-Ray Card Case accordion/flexagon fold with card case, two cards underneath paper straps/grid, they transpose 4 22
Robin Robertson Numismatrick calculation trick using the Ace through Nine of a suitInspired by 5 23
Karl Fulves Pre-Existing Conditions "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
Related to 5 24
Karl Fulves Scot's Key ca. twenty cards from shuffled deck removed, spectator exchanges one with Joker and puts unknown card aside, performer deals packet face-down into four piles into suits and names removed cards 5 27
Karl Fulves Flexagons - Part Two intro, credit information on Cherchez La Femme 6 29
Unknown Cherchez Again sailor in flexagon, lady picture is hard to find by foldingInspired by
  • "Cherchez La Femme" (Martin Gardner)
6 30
Unknown The Magic Book "Cherchez la Femme", flexagon construction, one part of the paper hard to locate by folding
- Flexing The Device
Also published here
  • Willane's Wizardry (1947)
6 32
Karl Fulves Marked Cards "Eureka Moments"
on marked decks and using them
7 35
Karl Fulves Mark Up "Uses For Paper"
see also following items
- Rule One
- A Little Secret
7 36
Karl Fulves Hands Off Gemini from shuffled deckInspired by 7 37
Karl Fulves Mind Scam 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 7 38
Karl Fulves Fourbidden Inspired by 7 39
Karl Fulves Ahead Of The Game values and later suits of six randomly chosen cards divined 7 40
Karl Fulves Flexagons - Part Three more credit informationRelated to
  • Jacob's Ladder in "Magic" (Albert Hopkins, 1897)
8 41
Martin Gardner 2-Way Flexagon folded square with 2x2 grid, map folding presentation with coincidence 8 42
Karl Fulves The Z-Fold "simple flexing"
handling a z-fold or Himber wallet turnover
8 44
Karl Fulves Zwindle card changes into right card in z-fold wallet, red/blue double backer 8 44
Karl Fulves Z-Switch "one of many"
switching a card with z-fold/himber wallet
8 46
Karl Fulves Z Character handling a z-fold wallet, selection torn in half and one half in wallet, another card torn, two halves vanished, half in wallet matches other half 8 46
Karl Fulves Evolution "fictional history"
on z-fold vs. Himber (flexagon) wallet
8 48
Karl Fulves Casey At The Bat "the real story"
card travels from flexagon type paper folder to case
8 48
Karl Fulves Out Back "simple double hinge"
flexagon type paper folder, card changes in it
8 50
Karl Fulves Z-Flex "z-fold to flexagon"
on z-fold vs. Himber (flexagon) wallet
8 52
Karl Fulves Flex Escape "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
8 54
Karl Fulves Deconstruction "Unsolved - magic & flexagons" [2]
flexagon with loose parts, posed as a problem
8 54
Karl Fulves Pass Thru "Unsolved - magic & flexagons" [3]
passing objects to different sections of a flexagon, posed as a problem
8 54
Joe Berg A Mindreader's Dream four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each boxVariations 9 55
Mel Bennett Mel Bennett Notes using four coins with different dates on four cards insteadInspired by 9 56
Karl Fulves Perpetual Notions "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
Inspired by 9 57
Karl Fulves Epic Outcomes "No Force 'Mental Epic'"
methods without force to clean up
- Reading The Results
- Mental Epoch
- Copy Paper
- Me Thinks
Related to 9 61
Karl Fulves Running The Aces "Notes On A Classic Principle"
running cards singly in the center
- 27th Position
9 64
Karl Fulves Free Mix position of Joker predicted even though spectator influenced the overhand shuffle, then Aces found, red/black separation retained 9 64
Karl Fulves KF Notes on Berg's "Dream" 1. Check Kiting
2. Horse Sense
3. The Traveler
Inspired by 9 66
Karl Fulves Mel Bennett Issue intro 10 67
Mel Bennett Royacle "A Royal Reunion"Inspired by 10 67
Mel Bennett Alliance "A Forceful Routine"
number prediction on clock, tie gag
10 69
Mel Bennett The Force Methods 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
Related to 10 69
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handlingRelated to 10 71
Mel Bennett The Devil His Due same trick with more free choiceInspired by 10 72