Written by Nick Trost

2008
Work of Nick Trost

297 pages (Hardcover), published by H&R Magic Books
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn.
Language: English

(158 entries)

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Nick Trost Everywhere and Nowhere small packet handling, four cards all change to selection and back
1
Nick Trost Jacks are Wild with an Elevator Finish small packet transformation with poker patter, elevator finish
3
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman, Dan Block Trost on Hamman's "Multiplying Kings" five cards become eight Kings, selection travels to deck
6
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Trost on Hamman's "Magic Cards" general cards with a four-card-packet of Jokers
8
Nick Trost, Roy Walton Another "Oil and Queens"
10
Nick Trost Following Suit sorting in 4 suits
11
Reinhard Müller, Jack Avis Müller Avis Dealing Procedure group variation
13
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Ultimate "Even Money" - Improved not all cards are dealt
Inspired by 14
Nick Trost, Roberto Giobbi A Compatibility Test mathematical, two selected cards predict a two-digit number
16
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Two Compatibility Tests first part is Karl Fulves' "Profiling", Gilbreath
Inspired by 18
Nick Trost Four Grand Slams despite riffle shuffle by spectator, the four suits are separated
21
Nick Trost, Reinhard Müller Do As I Do Suit Separation Gilbreath
25
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Omega Suits suit matching
28
Nick Trost A Simple Coincidence mate of selection turns over in deck
Variations 33
Nick Trost, Martin Gardner The "One-Two-Three" Trick small packet matching routine
35
Nick Trost, Ned Rutledge Ned Rutledge's "Cards Concordant" three cards are mated
38
Nick Trost, Ned Rutledge ESP Card Version of Ned Rutledge's "Cards Concordant"
41
Nick Trost, Iain Girdwood The Mystic Threes
42
Nick Trost Psychic Coincidence three selections out of nine cards are predicted in value
43
Nick Trost The Telephone Number Trick spectator's telephone number is produced
45
Nick Trost, Tom Craven The Couple's Lucky Number two cards are forced via number procedures
46
Nick Trost, Jerry K. Hartman Paradoxical Pairs spectator selects the only matching pairs of 12 pairs of cards
47
Nick Trost, Jerry K. Hartman ESP Card Version of Paradoxical Pairs
49
Nick Trost Sympathetic Suits
50
Nick Trost, Charles Hudson Trost on Hudson's "Sorcerer's Sevens" some coincidences with the number seven occur
52
Nick Trost Four Times Nine some coincidences with the number 9 occur
55
Nick Trost Cards of Coincidence spectator chooses four cards that match predicitions, four aces kicker
Variations 58
Nick Trost The Royal Pair Puzzler
63
Nick Trost, Daryl, Walter B. Gibson The Burglar Trick
64
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Trost on Hamman's "Twins" not using the Gemini Count
Related to 66
Nick Trost The Restless Court Cards with three quartets
69
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave
70
Nick Trost The Court Card Swindle using Curry's "Swindle Switch"
73
Nick Trost The Reunited Families
74
Nick Trost A Puzzling Assembly jacks, queens and kings
75
Nick Trost, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Married Hearts and Four Cupids story trick
77
Nick Trost The Queen of Hearts and her Suitors story trick
79
Nick Trost Optical Three-Card Monte
Also published here 85
Nick Trost Pinochle, Blackjack and Poker Puzzler
88
Nick Trost Duck or Deal Blackjack at the end of a shuffling and dealing procedure, the spectator has created four blackjacks
89
Nick Trost Classic Euchre Deal using a 24-card Euchre deck
91
Nick Trost Gilbreath Plays Euchre using a 24-card Euchre deck
92
Nick Trost The Contrary Euchre Deal I using a 24-card Euchre deck
93
Nick Trost The Contrary Euchre Deal II using a 24-card Euchre deck
95
Nick Trost Exchange Euchre using a 24-card Euchre deck
96
Nick Trost Six-Handed Exchange Rummy two versions
98
Nick Trost Wild Bill Revisited Dead Man story
101
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Wild Bill's Poker Hand I
102
Nick Trost, Brother John Hamman Wild Bill's Poker Hand II
104
Nick Trost Spectator's Royal Flush spectator pushes card into the deck to form royal flush
105
Nick Trost The Lucky Royal Flush weird cutting procedure results in aces and royal flush
106
Nick Trost The Insurance Card I riffle shuffle set- up, card needed to complete a straight flush is predicted
108
Nick Trost The Insurance Card II spectator cuts to four cards, initial selection completes straight flush, two versions
109
Nick Trost The Spectator's Straight Flush I Gilbreath, spectator locates straight flush
111
Nick Trost, Al Leech The Spectator's Straight Flush II spectator locates straight flush
113
Nick Trost The Gambler's Luck
114
Nick Trost Lucky At Poker
116
Nick Trost Strictly Straight Poker
117
Bob Longe, Nick Trost Bob Longe on "A Premonition" spectator turns over card underneath table, matches prediction
121
Nick Trost The Prophetic Phone Number the spectator's phone number is revealed as the climax of a card prediction
123
Nick Trost, Peter Duffie Prophecy in Color red-black matching procedure, outcome is predicted
124
Nick Trost Numerology in Color Ten-Twenty Force
126
Nick Trost, Al Koran Trost on Al Koran's "Prediction Supreme" three cards, Ten-Twenty Force
127
Billy O'Connor Ten-Twenty Force
127
Nick Trost The 20/20 Prediction several coincidence with the number 20 occur
128
Nick Trost Color Prediction with Three Spectators Gilbreath based, Miraskill
131
Norman Gilbreath, Nick Trost Reverse Gilbreath Principle
131
Nick Trost Three-Way Miracle Prediction Reverse Gilbreath Principle, number of red and black cards predicted
133
Nick Trost, Philip T. Goldstein Predicting Red, Black and Courts
134
Nick Trost Climax Prediction
137
Nick Trost Five in a Row credit information
139
Nick Trost Ace to Five - The Easy Method
140
Nick Trost Ambitious Ace to Five
143
Nick Trost Jazz 1-2-3-4 Revisited
145
Nick Trost, Larry Pringle Ambitious Deuce Sandwich sandwich-ambitious card combo
146
Unknown Chopstick Center Double Lift using two cards to handle the double
147
Gerald Kosky Kosky Switch
148
Nick Trost, Edward Marlo Fifteen-Card Mystery card jumps from one packet of five cards to the next
150
Nick Trost Trost's Open Prediction double facer
153
Nick Trost, Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces - A Clean Version double backer
154
Nick Trost, Harry Riser Double-Back Effect spectator cuts to cards and finds some matches, double backers
156
Nick Trost The Hotel Mystery - Updated two fake index cards
158
Nick Trost, Judge Frank Price Trost on "The Muleshoe Gambler" gaffed
Inspired by 160
Nick Trost Super Showdown double enders
Inspired byAlso published here 164
Nick Trost The Card Puzzle - Gaffed Version
170
Nick Trost Destiny Deck coincidences with numbers and cards
Related to 173
Nick Trost, Tony Binarelli Matrix Miracle twenty cards in five-times-five matrix are eliminated, final cards match prediction
176
Nick Trost Incredible! deck with blue and red backs, one of each is selected, both match, rest is forcing deck of different value
179
Nick Trost Half Wild deck cut in half, one half card from each half is selected, they match, rest is blank on one side
181
Rich Bloch Rich Bloch's Presentation
Inspired by 184
Nick Trost Hokey-Poker cards are first all nines, then royal flush
187
Nick Trost Mexican Monte three cards, several transformations
Inspired by
  • "Phantom Monte" (Karl Fulves, marketed in 1975 by Tannen)
  • "Anything But!" (Marv Long, 1974, packet trick)
VariationsAlso published here
  • marketed in 1981
190
Nick Trost, Johnny Thompson A Packet of Backs small packet all backs
194
Nick Trost Twisto Blanko all blank finish, gaffed
195
Nick Trost Wacky Packet several transformations
198
Nick Trost, Arthur Carter Un-Cards prediction "you will select the only red card", faces-backs-ambiguity
200
William P. Miesel, Arthur Carter Bill Miesel's "Red Card Prediction" prediction "you will select the only red card", faces-backs-ambiguity
202
Nick Trost Australian Aces sidewalk shuffle type monte effect, gaffed
204
Nick Trost Sixth-Thot one of five is predicted, gaffed
208
Nick Trost Bigfoot footprints appear on blank cards
211
Al Thatcher, Nick Trost Al Thatcher's Version
Inspired by 216
Tom Hubbard, Nick Trost Tom Hubbard's Version
Inspired by 218
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Una-Minds locating chosen symbols in spread of cards
222
Nick Trost The Power of Three predicting three cards
223
Nick Trost Design by Accident coincidence
225
Nick Trost, Patrick Page ESP Do As I Do one deck, based on Patrick Page's "Continuous Do As I Do"
226
Nick Trost, Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jak's Symbol Mystery Do As I Do
227
Nick Trost Extrasensory Deception
228
Nick Trost ESP 7-Card Draw seven cards chosen and predicted, two versions
230
Nick Trost, Peter Duffie Dual ESP Test Location naming two selections, cyclic stack
231
Nick Trost, Warren Wiersbe Triple ESP Miracle three selections match predictions
233
Nick Trost, Jerry K. Hartman Pair-a-normal Perception pairs match
235
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves The Almost Perfect ESP Test pair matching
239
Nick Trost, John F. Mendoza Four-Told four predictions are matched from fifty-cards-ESP-deck
240
Nick Trost, Roy Walton The Symbol Separation Test coincidences occur with fifty-cards-ESP-deck
242
Simon Aronson Mark-A-Place Move
245
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread
247
Tony Kardyro, Elmer Biddle Biddle Move
249
S. W. Erdnase, Nick Trost Bottom Stock Control
250
Frederick Braue Braue Addition
251
Frederick Braue Braue Reversal
252
Unknown Breather Crimp
253
Dai Vernon, Unknown Buckle Count
254
Francis Carlyle, Douglas Dexter, Carl Herrmann Carlyle False Turnover credit information
255
Nick Trost, Francis Carlyle Carlyle False Turnover - Second Method
257
Charlier Charlier Shuffle
257
Max Holden Criss-Cross Force
259
Paul Curry Curry Swindle Switch
260
Frederick Braue, Ed Balducci Cut-Deeper Force credit information
261
Walt Maddison, Daryl, Ted Biet Diminishing Count Rising Crime Display, credit information
262
Laurie Ireland, Dai Vernon Double Undercut
264
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
265
Charlier, Nick Trost False Charlier Shuffle
266
Unknown False Riffle Shuffle no cover cards
268
Norman Houghton, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count credit information
269
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter Shuffle
271
Norman Gilbreath Gilbreath Principle
272
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count
273
Brother John Hamman Hamman Flip-Flop Force and Control variation of the Cut-Deeper Force, also "Rolling Control"
274
Brother John Hamman Hamman Small-Packet False Shuffle
275
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count
276
Terry LaGerould LaGerould Countdown Force countdown with number from one to ten, credit information
Related to 276
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety
277
Jay Ose, Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Ose Cut credit information, however the Conradi-Horster credit is probably wrong
279
Bob Haskell Reverse Double Undercut
280
Arthur Finley, Unknown Riffle Force break
280
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
281
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins System credit information
283
Bill Simon, Al Thatcher Simon Prophecy Move
285
Sid Lorraine Slop Shuffle
286
Lin Searles "So Simple" Force
287
Unknown Svengali Shuffle to false shuffle a Svengali Deck
288
Unknown Swing Cut
289
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Count
290
Billy O'Connor Ten-Twenty Force
292
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai Move
292
Dai Vernon Through-the-Fist Flourish
294
Charlie Miller Up-The-Ladder Cut
295