introduction \n \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Introduction

11



how to read this book \n \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

How to Read This Book

14



telephone tricks \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Telephone Tricks

17



the phony card trick \n card is found by spelling word, over phone \n steve beam \n phony card trick \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Phony Card Trick

Also published here

18



support your local magician \n card is found by spelling two sentences, humorous presentation, can be performed over the phone \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Support Your Local Magician

21



right on q \n half the deck used, card chosen by making three piles, card found by spelling, can be performed over the phone \n lewis jones \n tale of the q \n tony bartolotta
2002
Lewis Jones

Right on Q

Inspired by

23



alphanumeric \n card is found by spelling some sentences \n steve beam \n doug canning
2002
Steve Beam, Doug Canning

Alphanumeric

25



doing your nails \n with half the deck, nine force \n steve beam \n tony koynini's "any number" in "card miracles" \n stewart james' "the card is up" in "the james file"
2002
Steve Beam

Doing Your Nails

Related to Tony Koynini's "Any Number" in "Card Miracles"
 Stewart James' "The Card is Up" in "The James File"

26



the tyro cardsharp \n poem \n doreen knott
2002
Doreen Knott

The Tyro Cardsharp

28



prediction \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Prediction

31



the nobs prediction \n no gag, no can be unfold and forms name of selection \n steve beam \n stewart james' "the 'it' girl" in "the james file" \n lethal weapon \n chris hannibal
2002
Steve Beam

The Nobs Prediction

Inspired by Stewart James' "The 'It' Girl" in "The James File"
Variations

32



cut deeper force \n \n unknown
2002

Cut Deeper Force

32



easy on the curry \n cut and turn over to select card, prediction in form of mate \n steve beam \n hellish hot curry \n trevor mccombie
2002
Steve Beam

Easy on the Curry

Variations

34



braue reversal \n \n frederick braue
2002
Frederick Braue

Braue Reversal

34



lockbox prediction \n prediction of touched card \n steve beam \n lockbox prediction \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Lockbox Prediction

Also published here

36



card switch \n reversed card in center, while card is placed on table \n steve beam \n card switch \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Card Switch

Also published here

37



send in the clowns \n humorous article \n steve beam \n mick ayres \n letter \n mick ayres
2002
Steve Beam, Mick Ayres

Send in the Clowns

Related to

38



color my world \n single card prediction on paper, selection has different colored back \n mick ayres
2002
Mick Ayres

Color My World

39



10/20 force \n face up \n unknown
2002

10/20 Force

40



underside of the moon \n card reversed behind back is predicted \n rajneesh madhok \n dark side of the moon" (ed marlo, linking ring 71/2) \n red blue mama fooler \n michael close
2002
Rajneesh Madhok

Underside of the Moon

Inspired by Dark Side of the Moon" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring 71/2)
Related to

41



me and you \n values represent different prizes, card is selected and prize predicted, humorous routine \n lewis jones \n don't bet on it \n karl fulves
2002
Lewis Jones

Me and You

Related to

42



witchcrap \n with spelling of cards, two cards prediction \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Witchcrap

44



birthing twins \n two cards to form a card, prediction in wallet \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Birthing Twins

45



deal force \n for two cards \n unknown
2002

Deal Force

46



the pocket fisherman \n card in pocket, two cards to form a playing card \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Pocket Fisherman

47



you know you have seen everything in magic when... \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

You Know You Have Seen Everything in Magic When...

48



surprise party \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Surprise Party

51



it takes a year \n card is found by dealing various numbers related to year and weeks through the whole deck, selection ends up on top \n joe riding \n it takes a year \n joe riding
2002
Joe Riding

It Takes a Year

Also published here

52



party time \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday \n steve beam \n the birthday card \n steve beam \n party time \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Party Time

Related toAlso published here

54



triple false cut \n \n jay ose
2002
Jay Ose

Triple False Cut

54



second birthday \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday, with multiple selections \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Second Birthday

55



prime cut \n four cards form spectator's birthday \n "magic" christian stelzel \n the challenger \n "magic" christian stelzel
2002
"Magic" Christian Stelzel

Prime Cut

Inspired by

57



the switch \n switching two of three cards, while turning one card over \n "magic" christian stelzel
2002
"Magic" Christian Stelzel

The Switch

57



birthday memories \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday \n simon aronson \n the birthday card \n steve beam
2002
Simon Aronson

Birthday Memories

Inspired by

59



old magicians \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Old Magicians

60



glossary of abbreviations used in the semiautomatic card tricks series \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Glossary of Abbreviations used in the SemiAutomatic Card Tricks Series

62



shrinkwrapped card magic \n chapter intro, with short autobiography of marty kane \n steve beam \n marty kane
2002
Steve Beam, Marty Kane

ShrinkWrapped Card Magic

65



the jack of death card trick \n involving spelling, downunder deal, presentation \n marty kane \n australian selfhelp \n alex elmsley
2002
Marty Kane

The Jack of Death Card Trick

Inspired by

66



halve it your way \n deck is split in two groups and always one half eliminated, selection remains, several versions \n marty kane \n precision division \n marty kane \n divide and conjure! \n marty kane \n he whose half lasts \n jerry k. hartman
2002
Marty Kane

Halve It Your Way

Inspired byVariations

67



transfer glimpse \n \n jerry k. hartman
2002
Jerry K. Hartman

Transfer Glimpse

67



precision division \n deck is split in two groups and always one half eliminated, selection remains, several versions \n marty kane \n halve it your way \n marty kane \n divide and conjure! \n marty kane
2002
Marty Kane

Precision Division

Inspired byRelated to

71



progressive card magic \n two phases, good poker hands are formed \n marty kane \n "heavyweight" (peter duffie, 21 card tricks)
2002
Marty Kane

Progressive Card Magic

Inspired by "Heavyweight" (Peter Duffie, 21 Card Tricks)

74



modern day moracle \n packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card is selection and four aces on top of discard piles, with two variations \n marty kane \n modern day moracle \n marty kane
2002
Marty Kane

Modern Day Moracle

Also published here

76



fraps on craps \n \n marty kane \n allerchrist card trick \n bert allerton \n henry christ
2002
Marty Kane

Fraps on Craps

Inspired by

78



moracull \n stacking by using the spread cull \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

MoraCull

78



dream team scheme \n with three cards \n marty kane
2002
Marty Kane

Dream Team Scheme

80



free cut principle \n \n gene finnell
2002
Gene Finnell

Free Cut Principle

80



single decker spell checker \n \n marty kane
2002
Marty Kane

Single Decker Spell Checker

82



the anna graham scam \n with letters on the back to form words \n marty kane \n marty kane's "anna graham's magic spells" in "precursor" #76.
2002
Marty Kane

The Anna Graham Scam

Related to Marty Kane's "Anna Graham's Magic Spells" in "Precursor" #76.

83



pure math \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Pure Math

87



matsuyama's mates \n color, suit and picture/spot are used for down under deal, finding selection and mate \n robin robertson \n peter duffie \n fortune \n mitsunobu matsuyama
2002
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie

Matsuyama's Mates

Inspired by

88



lie decktector \n four of a kind as climax, using the matsuyama force \n robin robertson \n peter duffie
2002
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie

Lie Decktector

89



random illusion \n card is created which is predicted \n robin robertson \n peter duffie \n d/u counter \n gene finnell \n 4'wave \n aldo colombini
2002
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie

Random Illusion

Inspired by

90



flipflop force \n variation of the cutdeeper force \n brother john hamman
2002
Brother John Hamman

FlipFlop Force

90



matsuyama to the max \n card is divined by down under dealing, matsuyama force \n robin robertson \n peter duffie
2002
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie

Matsuyama to the Max

91



fourmat \n matsuyama principle with more than two variables \n doug canning \n meet the eliminator and the exterminator \n steve beam \n sleepwalker \n steve beam \n freerange force \n doug canning
2002
Doug Canning

Fourmat

Related toVariations

92



the eliminator \n matsuayama force for more than two variables, chart, with variation (even balder) \n steve beam \n odder than even \n steve beam \n burnout \n doug canning \n meet the eliminator and the exterminator \n steve beam \n the ramónator \n ramón riobóo \n predecktible \n steve beam \n elimineight \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Eliminator

Related toVariations

92



odder than even \n prediction is matched by using the eliminator \n steve beam \n the eliminator \n steve beam \n four gone conclusion \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Odder than Even

Related to

95



burnout \n the eliminator to build a number, only oddbacked card in the deck at that position \n doug canning \n the eliminator \n steve beam
2002
Doug Canning

Burnout

Related to

95



triple play \n card is formed, prediction \n doug canning
2002
Doug Canning

Triple Play

96



think of a card \n spectator looks at any card in the deck and at it's mate, card can be named \n tino call \n second thoughts \n lewis jones
2002
Tino Call

Think of a Card

Related to

97



one in 52 \n number from 1 to 52, square sum is counted and value counted again to arrive at a card, with variations
 hat trick
 wordplay \n steve beam \n one in 52 \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

One in 52

Also published here

99



double dipping \n two cards are located \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Double Dipping

100



divination three by four \n object laid out in a matrix, one is selected and divined \n reinhard müller \n reinhard müller's "3x3 square divination" in "precursor" lxiii, 1998.
2002
Reinhard Müller

Divination Three by Four

Related to Reinhard Müller's "3x3 Square Divination" in "Precursor" LXIII, 1998.

102



bent out of shape \n six pairs on the table, one is turned over and card remembered, packed and selection are divined \n jack avis
2002
Jack Avis

Bent Out of Shape

105



fat burning with magic \n humorous article, continued on p. 180 \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Fat Burning with Magic

106



stirring the stew \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Stirring the Stew

109



rage with an 'n' \n slip of paper with words thentear is used to predict ten heart and threaten, card trick and book test together \n allan slaight \n anger with a 'd' \n stewart james \n rage plus an "n" \n allan slaight
2002
Allan Slaight

Rage with an 'N'

VariationsAlso published here

110



countback force \n number minus square sum to find card \n unknown
2002

Countback Force

111



imaginary vanish \n mathematical problem, dividing money \n steve beam \n stewart james' "onecent tale" in "the james file" p. 1931.
2002
Steve Beam

Imaginary Vanish

Inspired by Stewart James' "OneCent Tale" in "The James File" p. 1931.

111



testimonials \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Testimonials

112



alpha bet \n analysis of stewart james' onecard handling of the gilbreath principle \n steve beam \n package deal \n stewart james \n the spoiler \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Alpha Bet

Inspired byRelated to

113



a royal parcel \n \n william goodwin \n package deal \n stewart james
2002
William Goodwin

A Royal Parcel

Inspired by

118



repackaged prediction \n several cards are chosen, values added, sum prediction \n scott robinson \n choice cut \n scott robinson \n package deal \n stewart james
2002
Scott Robinson

Repackaged Prediction

Inspired byVariations

119



celebrity testimonials \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Celebrity Testimonials

120



fourth incantation \n \n stewart james \n incantations \n stewart james \n fifth incantation \n steve beam \n leslie's gift \n steve beam \n the gift \n steve beam
2002
Stewart James

Fourth Incantation

Related toVariations

121



luck and the magician \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Luck and the Magician

122



singularities \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Singularities

125



the all backs routine \n \n tony griffith
2002
Tony Griffith

The All Backs Routine

126



slip and slide \n production of facedown selection in center of deck \n elias ugart
2002
Elias Ugart

Slip and Slide

131



up and down double \n cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes a face up card and performer a facedown card with same value \n lewis jones \n similar twins \n martin gardner \n bill simon
2002
Lewis Jones

Up and Down Double

Inspired by

133



semiautomatic card tricks volume 4  alternative titles \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks Volume 4  Alternative Titles

134



just friends \n four kings cut in four packets, the kings suddenly are in the hand of the performer, queens found at bottom of packets \n david solomon \n just friends \n david solomon
2002
David Solomon

Just Friends

Also published here

135



quiet time \n coding value of a card, by holding a card \n doug canning
2002
Doug Canning

Quiet Time

137



the human transmitter \n spectator divines selection by removing card with same value and one with same suit, repeated \n steve beam \n by means of the fan spread \n unknown
2002
Steve Beam

The Human Transmitter

Inspired by

138



direct transposition \n \n harvey rosenthal \n vernon's xpress \n dai vernon
2002
Harvey Rosenthal

Direct Transposition

Inspired by

140



dicycles \n card revealed by counting down to number rolled with dice, small setup \n steve beam \n fate \n charles brent
2002
Steve Beam

Dicycles

Inspired by

142



double dicycles \n card revealed by counting down to number rolled with dice, as prediction \n steve beam \n doug canning \n fate \n charles brent
2002
Steve Beam, Doug Canning

Double Dicycles

Inspired by

144



jinxed \n humorous email conversation \n steve beam \n doug canning
2002
Steve Beam, Doug Canning

Jinxed

146



impossible locations \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Impossible Locations

149



speedreader \n performer apparently memorizes deck, names position of selection \n mick ayres \n speed reader iii \n jon racherbaumer
2002
Mick Ayres

SpeedReader

Variations

150



speedreader ii \n \n doug canning
2002
Doug Canning

SpeedReader II

152



knowing where it isn't \n \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Knowing Where It Isn't

153



dealer's choice \n sone card location \n doug canning
2002
Doug Canning

Dealer's Choice

154



fourgery (four impromptu outs) \n \n bob farmer
2002
Bob Farmer

Fourgery (Four Impromptu Outs)

155



ring \n three times a card is located
 shizuko
 yoichi
 sadako \n r. paul wilson \n the twentysixth location \n unknown
2002
R. Paul Wilson

Ring

Related to

159



the hitchhiker \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Hitchhiker

161



gambling tricks \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Gambling Tricks

165



spineless \n spectator selects a dealt hand and remember a card, after dealing new hands, performer finds card and adds a good hand \n steve beam \n doug canning
2002
Steve Beam, Doug Canning

Spineless

166



bulletridden \n with black jack and poker theme \n steve beam \n bulletproof \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

BulletRidden

Related to

168



a perfect bridge partner \n all cards of a bridge hand are divined \n gianfranco preverino \n "adivinacion sin preguntas" in "la circular de la escuela mágica de madrid" n° 267, 2001
2002
Gianfranco Preverino

A Perfect Bridge Partner

Also published here "Adivinacion Sin Preguntas" in "La Circular de la Escuela Mágica de Madrid" N° 267, 2001

171



aronson stack \n brief \n simon aronson
2002
Simon Aronson

Aronson Stack

171



milking the boards \n fake milk shuffling sequence, overhand stacking gag \n lee asher \n a stacking demonstration \n nick trost
2002
Lee Asher

Milking the Boards

Variations

173



beating the cut \n prediction of poker hand \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Beating the Cut

174



gambler's school \n prediction of poker hand \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Gambler's School

175



lucky digits \n small packet counted to named number until only one card remains \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2002
Steve Beam

Lucky Digits

Related to

177



the empty upjog \n several cards are touched and removed, exchange one or several cards against cards wanted \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Empty Upjog

177



betting on triumph \n some cards are mixed face up into face down, betting on builded pairs, spectator loses against performer \n steve beam \n "the two clerks" in t. o'conor solane's "rapid arithmetic", 1922.
2002
Steve Beam

Betting on Triumph

Inspired by "The Two Clerks" in T. O'Conor Solane's "Rapid Arithmetic", 1922.

181



challenge deal \n high card is named and spectator places the card in the deck, when cards next to it are removed they form a royal flush \n john moran \n starter cards \n steve beam \n starter cards #2 \n steve beam
2002
John Moran

Challenge Deal

Variations

182



starter cards \n low card is named and spectator places the card in the deck, when cards next to it are removed they form a straight flush \n steve beam \n challenge deal \n john moran
2002
Steve Beam

Starter Cards

Inspired by

183



starter cards #2 \n low card is named and spectator places the card in the deck, when cards next to it are removed they form a straight flush \n steve beam \n challenge deal \n john moran
2002
Steve Beam

Starter Cards #2

Inspired by

185



the omega particle \n multiphase betting game \n steve beam \n the omega bet  updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n odds on favorite \n karl fulves \n color injection \n bernard weller \n the charm \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Omega Particle

Related toVariations

186



posthumous testimonials what famous dead magicians are saying about the semiautomatic series \n humorous article \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Posthumous Testimonials What Famous Dead Magicians Are Saying About The SemiAutomatic Series

192



card tricks without cards \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Card Tricks Without Cards

195



sixtynine \n performer predicts numbers, alternately written down on business cards \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

SixtyNine

196



the sifter \n cards faceup and facedown, while stripping out half of them, a card is moved to the top \n steve beam \n table sifter \n rajneesh madhok
2002
Steve Beam

The Sifter

Variations

196



table sifter \n cards faceup and facedown, while stripping out half of them, a card is moved to the top \n rajneesh madhok \n the sifter \n steve beam
2002
Rajneesh Madhok

Table Sifter

Inspired by

198



scrabbled \n word built with abc cards is predicted \n steve beam \n scrabbled \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Scrabbled

Also published here

200



men of letters \n prediction of built word with esp cards, \n scott robinson \n doug canning \n steve beam
2002
Scott Robinson, Doug Canning, Steve Beam

Men of Letters

202



alpha male \n humorous divination of selected letter, with abc cards \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n george sands
2002
Steve Beam

Alpha Male

Inspired by

205



magic squares \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Magic Squares

209



steve's nothingtodowithcanning'sidea prediction \n number is formed by simple arithmetics and predicted with a coin \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Steve's NothingToDoWithCanning'sIdea Prediction

210



steve's evenlesstodowithcanning'sidea prediction \n with number on a bill \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Steve's EvenLessToDoWithCanning'sIdea Prediction

211



dougless \n with different dates on coins to form numbers \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

DougLess

213



two squared \n using serial number of bill \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Two Squared

216



faking serial number \n with printer \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Faking Serial Number

216



updates \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Updates

219



mortality  the second opinion \n card found at number, number indicates how long person will live \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n the talisman \n steve beam \n mortality \n steve beam \n vergänglichkeit \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Mortality  The Second Opinion

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

220



preventive poker \n deck is shuffled twice, second time face up into face down, spectator deals face up cards to himself and face down to performer, performer has a straight flush, more freedom \n steve beam \n done deal \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Preventive Poker

Inspired by

223



nolooking location \n divination of a card \n newell unfried \n tony koynini's "any number" in "tony koynini's card miracles", 1951, \n koynini force \n newell unfried
2002
Newell Unfried

NoLooking Location

Related to Tony Koynini's "Any Number" in "Tony Koynini's Card Miracles", 1951,
Variations

224



the box magician \n chapter intro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Box Magician

227



resets in an instant \n red cards transpose with black cards, with card case \n andi gladwin \n red & black widow \n steve beam
2002
Andi Gladwin

Resets in an Instant

Variations

228



the widow maker \n aces change into kings, color change in card case \n steve beam \n boxed set \n scott robinson \n the widow maker \n steve beam \n der witwenmacher \n steve beam \n cambio enviudador \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The Widow Maker

VariationsAlso published here

230



zarrow block addition \n \n herb zarrow
2002
Herb Zarrow

Zarrow Block Addition

230



box top change \n color change in card case \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Box Top Change

234



red & black widow \n red half transpose with black half, with card case \n steve beam \n resets in an instant \n andi gladwin \n red & black widow \n steve beam \n rote & schwarze witwe \n steve beam \n viuda en rojo y negro \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Red & Black Widow

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

236



boxing triumph \n half the deck without selection, in card case \n steve beam \n boxing triumph updated \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Boxing Triumph

Variations

238



depth illusion \n wand and cup move, cup deeper from inside than outside, done with card case and pencil \n unknown
2002

Depth Illusion

238



optical turn \n \n tenkai ishida
2002
Tenkai Ishida

Optical Turn

239



card reverse \n while turning deck over \n unknown \n adrian plate's "magicians' tricks  how they are done" p. 70.
2002

Card Reverse

Also published here Adrian Plate's "Magicians' Tricks  How They Are Done" p. 70.

240



the 15/15 force \n forcing number 15 \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

The 15/15 Force

243



the unpublished move \n only top card is moved \n steve draun
2002
Steve Draun

The Unpublished Move

244



siesta force \n also with multiple cards \n elias ugart \n nap force \n steve beam
2002
Elias Ugart

Siesta Force

Variations

245



nap force \n \n steve beam \n siesta force \n elias ugart
2002
Steve Beam

Nap Force

Inspired by

246



r&b shuffle \n \n steve beam \n shuffle number two \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

R&B Shuffle

Variations

248



quickie reference section \n intro, brief explanations of used principles and moves \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Quickie Reference Section

249



memory ade \n for fishing suit \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Memory ADE

249



prophecy move \n \n bill simon \n steve beam
2002
Bill Simon, Steve Beam

Prophecy Move

249



underhand shuffle \n  finer points
 why it works
 double undercut alternative
 top stock only \n steve beam
2002
Steve Beam

Underhand Shuffle

250



errata \n volume one
 color vision
 double stop
 world's greatest magician
 quadruple prediction
volume two
 bite me / underhand location
 well shaken
volume three
 memory ade \n steve beam \n color vision \n steve beam \n the world's greatest magician \n steve beam \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam \n bite me \n steve beam \n well shaken \n steve beam \n birth card \n wayne kyzer \n telephone lying \n doug canning \n the memory ade \n steve beam
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