the cards being cut, to tell whether the number cut is odd or even \n \n unknown
1876
modern magic
Unknown

The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even

1876

Modern Magic

51



artificial spiritualism \n removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked \n charlier
1889
tricks with cards
Charlier

Artificial Spiritualism

1889

Tricks with Cards

63



oddeven divination \n performer knows whether cutoff number is odd or even \n unknown
1889
tricks with cards
Unknown

OddEven Divination

1889

Tricks with Cards

77



new numerical trick with cards \n three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile \n unknown
1890
more magic
Unknown

New Numerical Trick with Cards

1890

More Magic

25



further illustration \n naming position of any card or card at any position \n unknown
1890
more magic
Unknown

Further Illustration

1890

More Magic

79



gerade oder ungerade \n no. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice" \n unknown
1895
der kartenkünstler
Unknown

Gerade oder Ungerade

1895

Der Kartenkünstler

5



der wahrsagende würfel \n no. 15, deck cut into six piles by spectator, number chosen with die, selection is in designated pile, card palmed out and added onto correct pile \n unknown
1895
der kartenkünstler
Unknown

Der wahrsagende Würfel

1895

Der Kartenkünstler

106



gerade oder ungerade \n performer knows if cutoff pile has odd or even number of cards, redblack alternating \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Unknown

Gerade oder ungerade

1896

Der moderne Kartenkünstler

89



das mathematische mischen  3. \n third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles" \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Unknown

Das mathematische Mischen  3.

1896

Der moderne Kartenkünstler

120



predestination \n two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection \n unknown \n die prädestinationsgabe \n friedrich w. conradihorster \n die magische einwirkung \n unknown \n the mindreader \n edward bagshawe
1897
new era card tricks
Unknown

Predestination

Related toAlso published here

1897

New Era Card Tricks

192



die magische einwirkung \n two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by john willmann \n unknown \n predestination \n unknown
1900
die zauberwelt
Unknown

Die magische Einwirkung

Also published here

Apr. 1900

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 6 No. 4)

51



zur kartenpiéce "die wievielte karte!" \n simplified method \n robert lenz \n "die wievielte karte?" \n david tobias bamberg
1900
die zauberwelt
Robert Lenz

Zur KartenPiéce "Die wievielte Karte!"

Inspired by

Nov. 1900

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 6 No. 11)

166



knowing position of any named card \n \n s. w. erdnase
1902
the expert at the card table
S. W. Erdnase

Knowing Position of any named Card

1902

The Expert at the Card Table

182



zu erraten, wie viele karten eine person der gesellschaft im geheimen einem spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte \n spectator takes a number of cards from bottom of deck and places them on top, one card chosen and its value matches the amount of moved cards \n carl willmann \n zum erraten der karten \n eduard w. lufa
1902
die zauberwelt
Carl Willmann

Zu erraten, wie viele Karten eine Person der Gesellschaft im Geheimen einem Spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte

Variations

Sep. 1902

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 8 No. 9)

132



zum erraten der karten \n \n eduard w. lufa \n zu erraten, wie viele karten eine person der gesellschaft im geheimen einem spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte \n carl willmann
1902
die zauberwelt
Eduard W. Lufa

Zum Erraten der Karten

Inspired by

Oct. 1902

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 8 No. 10)

159



eine übernatürliche uebereinstimmung \n card chosen and lost, dominoes placed together by spectator, endpoint indicate suit and value and added up the position of the selection \n hugo schrader \n "unerreicht!" (conradis der kartenkünstler im xx. jahrhundert, p. 81)
1904
der zauberspiegel
Hugo Schrader

Eine übernatürliche Uebereinstimmung

Inspired by "Unerreicht!" (Conradis Der Kartenkünstler im XX. Jahrhundert, p. 81)

May 1904

Der Zauberspiegel
(Vol. 4 No. 5)

70



third method \n four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection \n unknown
1909
the art of magic
Unknown

Third Method

1909

The Art of Magic

44



the transposed cards \n done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another \n ziska \n a trick without a clue \n rolland hamblen \n ziska improved \n gerald kosky
1909
the art of magic
Ziska

The Transposed Cards

Related toVariations

1909

The Art of Magic

49



die sympathetischen zahlen \n spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n sympathetic numbers \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1910
kartenkünste
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

Die sympathetischen Zahlen

Also published here

1910

Kartenkünste

4



to tell the card thought of by arranging the cards in a circle \n ace through ten in a circle, on through of and after some counting divined \n unknown
1911
modern card manipulation
Unknown

To tell the Card thought of by arranging the Cards in a Circle

1911

Modern Card Manipulation

96



odd or even \n no. 11, spectator cuts off pile and spectator divined whether it's an odd or even number \n charles t. jordan
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Odd or Even

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

42



the spirit mathematician \n no. 2, half deck in performer's pocket, card with same suit and cards who add up to same domination as selection are produced, binary (ace, two, four, eight) \n charles t. jordan \n the secret mathematician \n charles t. jordan \n arthur finley \n the complementary cards \n nate leipzig \n double time in spiritland \n stewart james
1920
ten new impromptu card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

The Spirit Mathematician

Related toVariations

1920

Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks

5



improved satan's prophecy \n prediction, deck divided into two halves and a selected card vanishes from one half and appears at the position predicted in the other half \n charles t. jordan \n satan's prophecy \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

Improved Satan's Prophecy

Related to

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)

8



the ready reckoner \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Ready Reckoner

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)

14



count the cut \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, si stebbins \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

Count the Cut

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)

21



throwing a card in the air and catching in the pack at a chosen number \n \n jack merlin
1927/28
merlin's master manipulations
Jack Merlin

Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number

1927/28

Merlin's Master Manipulations

14



super mental card effect \n thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab \n jack merlin
1927/28
merlin's master miracles
Jack Merlin

Super Mental Card Effect

1927/28

Merlin's Master Miracles

17



dual detection \n two cards chosen by stabbing another card in the deck, deck dealt into four piles and assembled, deck cut and both cards found at two previously predicted numbers \n w. f. "rufus" steele
1928
card tricks you will do
W. F. "Rufus" Steele

Dual Detection

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

8



discovered number \n spectator removes some cards from behind back, performer then produces card with same value as number of removed cards \n w. f. "rufus" steele
1928
card tricks you will do
W. F. "Rufus" Steele

Discovered Number

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

12



counting trick \n \n w. f. "rufus" steele
1928
card tricks you will do
W. F. "Rufus" Steele

Counting Trick

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

14



clock trick no. 2 \n ten cards in a circle, spectator thinks of one, then starts a counting procedure on another card that ends at his card \n walter b. gibson
1928
card tricks you will do
Walter B. Gibson

Clock Trick No. 2

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

17



the whispering joker \n spectator counts off some cards and replaces them, performer removes joker which tells him how many were counted \n w. f. "rufus" steele
1928
card tricks you will do
W. F. "Rufus" Steele

The Whispering Joker

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

17



card and number \n card found at number the performer says \n tom sellers
1931
magical pleasantries
Tom Sellers

Card and Number

1931

Magical Pleasantries

22



the number discovery \n number of cards divined à la einstein \n unknown
1933
page wright's notebook
Unknown

The Number Discovery

1933

Page Wright's Notebook

2



eyes all around \n a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, setup \n al baker \n eyes all round \n al baker
1934
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Eyes All Around

Also published here

1934

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Cardially Yours)

490



lift a few \n spectator cuts cards and replaced, performer divines number of cards, two key cards come from sleeve \n tom sellers
1934
card tricks that work
Tom Sellers

Lift a Few

1934

Card Tricks That Work

8



tower bridge \n "a new bridge effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection \n louis lam
1935
would you believe it?
Louis Lam

Tower Bridge

1935

Would You Believe It?

11



a card and a number \n naming name and position of selection, key card \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

A Card and a Number

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

11



the count down \n card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

The Count Down

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

12



a test discovery \n nail punch, naming position of selection \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards
Unknown

A Test Discovery

1935

Mental Magic with Cards

13



the touch that tells \n performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards \n unknown
1936
the jinx
Unknown

The Touch that Tells

1936

The Jinx
(Issue 23)

146



an insolvable mystery \n deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position \n dai vernon \n insolvable mystery \n dai vernon \n frederick braue \n insolvable mystery \n dai vernon \n punched in the dark \n tom gagnon
1936
card manipulations
Dai Vernon

An Insolvable Mystery

Related toVariations

1936

Card Manipulations
(Issue 5)

152



the nines \n random numbers add up to nine, nines are selected \n unknown \n the nines \n unknown \n the nines ii \n nick trost
1936
card manipulations
Unknown

The Nines

Related toVariations

1936

Card Manipulations
(Issue 5)

156



the mindreader \n card is mentally selected from a randomlyordered list of cards, magician reveals he predicted position of card in deck and the card’s numberposition in the list \n edward bagshawe \n predestination \n unknown
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

The MindReader

Related to

1936 ca.

Twenty Magical Novelties

23



fixing the date \n face cards of four packets formed by audience’s choices make up digits of randomlychosen year, number cards \n edward bagshawe
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

Fixing the Date

1936 ca.

Twenty Magical Novelties

34



indetecto \n divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail \n arthur h. buckley \n indetecto \n arthur h. buckley
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Arthur H. Buckley

Indetecto

Also published here

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

83



up your sleeve \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Up Your Sleeve

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

92



one in ten detection \n performer finds out small thoughtof number, oneway backs \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

One in Ten Detection

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

156



hourglass cards \n time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Hourglass Cards

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

181



coincidence extraordinary \n piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical \n unknown \n necromantic calculation \n rolland hamblen \n affinities \n dai vernon \n royal card discovery \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Coincidence Extraordinary

Related to

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

187



necromantic calculation \n \n rolland hamblen \n coincidence extraordinary \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Rolland Hamblen

Necromantic Calculation

Inspired by

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

187



the transposed cards \n number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, setup \n ziska \n ziska improved \n gerald kosky
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Ziska

The Transposed Cards

Related to

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

192



the circle of cards \n selection and number of counted cards are divined, setup \n stewart judah \n celebrity search \n jack t. koopmans
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Stewart Judah

The Circle of Cards

Related to

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

192



a trick without a clue \n selection and number of counted cards are divined, setup \n rolland hamblen \n spell and count \n al leech \n the transposed cards \n ziska \n a dream without a clue \n justin higham
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Rolland Hamblen

A Trick Without a Clue

Related toVariations

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

193



eyes all round \n a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, setup \n al baker \n eyes all around \n al baker
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Al Baker

Eyes All Round

Also published here

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

193



ready reckoner \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Ready Reckoner

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

198



super count down \n thoughtof number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, redblack alternating setup \n dai vernon \n super clairvoyant \n justin higham \n clairvoyant countdown \n justin higham \n stripper countdown \n justin higham \n clairvoyant svengali \n justin higham
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Dai Vernon

Super Count Down

Related toVariations

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

208



sensitive thoughts \n deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

Sensitive Thoughts

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

212



strange coincidence \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Strange Coincidence

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

220



the cards and the dice \n card located via number on die, svengali deck \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

The Cards and the Dice

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

252



educated die \n rolled number finds card, stripper deck \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

Educated Die

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

274



sympathetic numbers \n coincidences with number ten, tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Sympathetic Numbers

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

278



xray eyes \n performer know position of chosen card, short key card \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Unknown

XRay Eyes

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

310



locating \n selection and its position named, memorized deck \n louis nikola \n locating \n louis nikola
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Louis Nikola

Locating

Also published here

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

394



multeffect cards \n longshort paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects \n val evans \n sven stebbins \n john a. novak \n r. & s. master pack \n tan hock chuan \n photographic memory \n denis behr \n riffle shuffle for the paired pack \n ellis stanyon \n historia de un descubrimiento \n juan tamariz
1937
the jinx
Val Evans

Multeffect Cards

Related toVariations

1937

The Jinx
(Issue Winter Extra 1936/37)

177



controlled luck \n fiftytwo numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted \n newton hall \n controlled luck \n newton hall
1937
the jinx
Newton Hall

Controlled Luck

Also published here

1937

The Jinx
(Issue 30)

191



tattle tale card \n number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number \n edward reese
1937
the jinx
Edward Reese

Tattle Tale Card

1937

The Jinx
(Issue 31)

201



up and down \n selections end up at predicted positions, antifaro trick \n dai vernon \n card school \n roy walton
1937
the jinx
Dai Vernon

Up and Down

Related to

1937

The Jinx
(Issue 38)

255



a matter of debit and credit \n "i have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards \n unknown \n estimation \n gene "phantini" grant \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n mike gallo
1938
greater magic
Unknown

A Matter of Debit and Credit

Variations

1938

Greater Magic

157



the spectator does it all \n cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection \n unknown
1938
greater magic
Unknown

The Spectator Does it All

1938

Greater Magic

226



a master card trick \n selection appears at predicted number \n max holden
1938
greater magic
Max Holden

A Master Card Trick

1938

Greater Magic

232



the uptodate prophet \n spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck \n unknown
1938
greater magic
Unknown

The UptoDate Prophet

1938

Greater Magic

289



ne plus ultra. new version \n with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card \n unknown
1938
greater magic
Unknown

Ne Plus Ultra. New Version

1938

Greater Magic

471



quarters from torn deck \n deck torn in quarters, performer names four positions, when counted down in the four positions there is selected card \n claude goldin
1939
the jinx
Claude Goldin

Quarters from Torn Deck

1939

The Jinx
(Issue 66)

461



lost and found \n two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, two other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back \n paul curry
1939
more card manipulations
Paul Curry

Lost and Found

1939

More Card Manipulations
(Issue 2)

36



sensitive thoughts \n deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them \n theodore annemann
1939
the incorporated strange secrets
Theodore Annemann

Sensitive Thoughts

1939

The Incorporated Strange Secrets

11



the harmony of numbers \n "an original card divertissement"
several piles made by cutting and saying stop, each pile has ten cards and a ten spot on top \n dr. h. walter grote \n sympathetic numbers \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1939
the magic annual for 1938 and 1939
Dr. H. Walter Grote

The Harmony of Numbers

Related to

1939

The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939

28



the magic of nine \n number of cards in pocket and selection is devined \n unknown
1940
expert card technique
Unknown

The Magic of Nine

1940

Expert Card Technique

402



open minds \n sum prediction via cards, outtolunch principle on deck of cards \n audley walsh \n open minds \n audley walsh
1940
the jinx
Audley Walsh

Open Minds

Also published here

1940

The Jinx
(Issue 81)

523



the mystic twelve \n cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reversecount force \n audley walsh \n the mystic twelve recall \n audley walsh \n jon racherbaumer \n field's zodiac card miracle \n audley walsh \n eddie fields
1940
the jinx
Audley Walsh

The Mystic Twelve

Variations

1940

The Jinx
(Issue 82)

531



three predictions \n piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything \n g. w. hunter \n main interest \n ken de courcy
1940
the jinx
G. W. Hunter

Three Predictions

Variations

1940

The Jinx
(Issue 84)

538



circumlocation \n three cards, oddeven, identities and positions named \n don medley \n harry jordan
1940
the jinx
Don Medley, Harry Jordan

CircumLocation

1940

The Jinx
(Issue 102)

619



ziska improved \n number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, setup, marked locator \n gerald kosky \n the transposed cards \n ziska \n the transposed cards \n ziska
1940
more card manipulations
Gerald Kosky

Ziska Improved

Inspired byRelated to

1940

More Card Manipulations
(Issue 3)

40



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam \n atomic weight \n steve beam \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n no weigh! \n ryan schlutz \n colors by the numbers no. 1 \n ellison poland
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940

HalfADozen Hummers

5



eine seltsame uebereinstimmung \n shuffled deck in handkerchief, performer names three cards and removes them from the deck without looking, second deck with numbers on back, numbers on backs of the three removed card match with the actual date \n friedrich "fritz" hügli \n "magie" 1931.
1940
hokus pokus
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Eine seltsame Uebereinstimmung

Also published here

Oct. 1940

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 2 No. 2&3)

6



an impossible count \n spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck \n al baker
1941
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

An Impossible Count

1941

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Magical Ways and Means)

233



the odd estate \n puzzle with a story about a will \n unknown
1941
the jinx
Unknown

The Odd Estate

1941

The Jinx
(Issue 128)

739



weird coin \n coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted \n del cartier
1941
the jinx
Del Cartier

Weird Coin

1941

The Jinx
(Issue 132)

757



four piles and a dollar bill \n spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill \n martin gardner
1941
after the dessert
Martin Gardner

Four Piles and a Dollar Bill

1941

After the Dessert

6



die historia von den 15 christen und den 15 türken \n  der vater mit den stradivariousgeigen
trick for counting puzzle, every fifth is eliminated, eight cards and only red remain on the table \n hans "severus" ernst
1941
hokus pokus
Hans "Severus" Ernst

Die Historia von den 15 Christen und den 15 Türken

Aug. 1941

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 3 No. 8)

2



the little dictators \n spectator notes card and its position up to ten, three dice are thrown, the total gives position of card \n dai vernon
1941/49
select secrets
Dai Vernon

The Little Dictators

1941/49

Select Secrets

25



your age will find you out \n spectator takes card at position of his age, card and age divined \n eddie joseph
1942
greater card tricks
Eddie Joseph

Your Age Will Find You Out

1942

Greater Card Tricks

29



the tekka card trick \n four amounts of cards divined after lots of dealing and pilemaking, aces as key cards distributed in deck \n eddie joseph
1942
greater card tricks
Eddie Joseph

The Tekka Card Trick

1942

Greater Card Tricks

33



up and down \n selections end up at predicted positions, antifaro trick \n dai vernon
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Dai Vernon

Up and Down

1943

Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks

8



tattle tale card \n number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number \n edward reese
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Edward Reese

Tattle Tale Card

1943

Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks

70



the touch that tells \n performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards \n theodore annemann
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Theodore Annemann

The Touch That Tells

1943

Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks

71



to know how many cards are taken from the deck \n cards taken in a group, cut deck at location of removal and sight top and bottom cards, magician says number of cards drawn and names each one \n john mulholland
1944
the art of illusion
John Mulholland

To Know How Many Cards Are Taken From the Deck

1944

The Art of Illusion

50



open minds \n sum prediction via cards, outtolunch principle on deck of cards \n audley walsh \n open minds \n audley walsh
1944
practical mental effects
Audley Walsh

Open Minds

Also published here

1944

Practical Mental Effects

286



controlled luck \n fiftytwo numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted \n newton hall \n controlled luck \n newton hall
1944
practical mental effects
Newton Hall

Controlled Luck

Also published here

1944

Practical Mental Effects

309



the "all clear" card transformation \n card and its position remembered, deck cut and card at same position removed, first selection is found oddbacked and reversed at same position as the second selection has spots \n stewart james
1944
jamesosophy
Stewart James

The "All Clear" Card Transformation

1944

Jamesosophy

6



little stranger \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers \n bob hummer \n hummer's little stranger \n bob hummer \n the red and black computation \n ken de courcy \n marble memories \n barrie richardson \n selected suit divination \n tom craven
1945
little stranger
Bob Hummer

Little Stranger

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1945

Little Stranger

1



the unexpected ending \n experiment no. 9  two selections, one turns over, other is counted to \n arthur h. buckley
1946
card control
Arthur H. Buckley

The Unexpected Ending

1946

Card Control

159



shorty \n performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket \n herb runge
1946
the phoenix 101150
Herb Runge

Shorty

1946

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 113)

454



hummer's 18 card mystery \n spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards, see collected secrets for links to variations \n bob hummer \n hummer's 18 card mystery \n bob hummer
1946
face up face down mysteries
Bob Hummer

Hummer's 18 Card Mystery

Also published here

1946

Face Up Face Down Mysteries

1



the prediction \n performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

The Prediction

1947

Marlo In Spades

15



piano trick \n \n unknown
1948
the royal road to card magic
Unknown

Piano Trick

1948

The Royal Road to Card Magic

106



revello card circle \n thirteen cards and a lot of counting \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

Revello Card Circle

1948

The Fine Art of Magic

67



indetecto \n divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail ("nail marking") \n arthur h. buckley \n indetecto \n arthur h. buckley
1948
the card expert entertains
Arthur H. Buckley

Indetecto

Also published here

1948

The Card Expert Entertains

87



through the beat of the pulse \n selection is lost and deck divided into two piles, performer knows in which pile card is and also exact position \n eddie joseph
1949 ca.
15 exciting minutes with a borrowed deck
Eddie Joseph

Through the Beat of the Pulse

1949 ca.

15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck

1



topsyturvy deck \n no. 26, deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards \n bob hummer
1950
scarne on card tricks
Bob Hummer

TopsyTurvy Deck

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

49



double duty \n no. 39, spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Double Duty

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

71



double revelation \n no. 66, divine selection and number of pocketed cards \n herb runge \n george pearce \n ande furlong \n the psychic number \n john scarne \n herb runge
1950
scarne on card tricks
Herb Runge, George Pearce, Ande Furlong

Double Revelation

Related to

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

120



the traveling card \n no. 74, ace to king stack \n jack miller
1950
scarne on card tricks
Jack Miller

The Traveling Card

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

135



leipzig's pocket card trick \n no. 121, performer finds spectator's selection and divines number of cards in spectator's pocket \n nate leipzig
1950
scarne on card tricks
Nate Leipzig

Leipzig's Pocket Card Trick

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

235



thurston's card mystery \n no. 122, performer with back turned divines number of cards remaining on table \n howard thurston
1950
scarne on card tricks
Howard Thurston

Thurston's Card Mystery

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

236



si stebbins' master tricks \n no. 133, multiphase routine using stebbins. \n si stebbins
1950
scarne on card tricks
Si Stebbins

Si Stebbins' Master Tricks

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

257



math \n performer names selection of position, sort of early antifaro \n bruce elliott
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
Bruce Elliott

Math

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 208)

832



the "tobba" mystery \n spectator removes some cards and remembers card at same position, deck cut, then performer counts basically whole deck before revealing card and number \n eddie joseph \n the lost and the found \n jim steinmeyer \n eddie joseph \n a study in scarlet and black \n jim steinmeyer \n eddie joseph \n alan stockwell
1950
eddie's dumbfounders with cards
Eddie Joseph

The "Tobba" Mystery

Variations

1950

Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards

2



evens \n spectator removes two even cards, subtracts them, takes that many cards, remembers new top card and shuffles deck, performer divines even cards, pocketed number and selection, clocking with even cards for two removed cards \n toni koynini
1951
toni koynini's card miracles
Toni Koynini

Evens

1951

Toni Koynini's Card Miracles

24



the secret number \n card counted to from reference card \n edward marlo
1952
control systems
Edward Marlo

The Secret Number

1952

Control Systems

105



mind reading \n spectator thinks of a number and remembers the card on it's position, after the performer fails to find it, the spectator finds his card at the number turned over \n bill simon
1952
effective card magic
Bill Simon

Mind Reading

1952

Effective Card Magic

145



mike and ike \n spectator removes any number card mates, puts any two cards on top and then counts twice the value of the mates on top, all is placed on deck, performer removes some cards behind his back and deals them out on the table, then he finds the mates, the selections and the amount of cards placed onto them
 variation (using two differentcolored decks) \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

Mike and Ike

1954

First Call To Cards

1



seven wonders \n several cards are chosen via dealing packets themes around the number seven, they are eventually found \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

Seven Wonders

1954

First Call To Cards

4



the deckspert \n spectator cuts off cards and puts some of them in one pocket and some in the other, card at position of total of cards in one pocket is remembered, performer changes order of deck, then card is at position of total of cards in other pocket \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

The Deckspert

1954

First Call To Cards

10



matching the colors \n deck shuffled face up and face down, magician can separate into two piles containing the same number of face up cards. alternative is to shuffle red and black cards. \n bob hummer
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Bob Hummer

Matching the Colors

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

17



hummer's reversal mystery \n cato trick, magician can name correctly number of face up cards after cut and turn over procedure. oscar weigle variation: colors are also separated \n bob hummer \n oscar weigle \n the little moonies \n bob hummer \n stitches in time \n stephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Bob Hummer, Oscar Weigle

Hummer's Reversal Mystery

Variations

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

17



sorcerer's seven \n performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (rusduck), see credits in no. 8 \n charles hudson \n research division \n russell "rusduck" duck \n stewart james \n trost on hudson's "sorcerer's sevens" \n nick trost
1957
the cardiste
Charles Hudson

Sorcerer's Seven

Related toVariations

1957

The Cardiste
(Issue 3)

9



magical seven \n selection reversed in faceup portion travels down into lower facedown portion into seventh position, five phases/methods \n edward marlo \n mystic seven \n peter duffie \n disco \n david britland \n faith counter \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n combined forces \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
1958
the magic seven
Edward Marlo

Magical Seven

Related toVariations

1958

The Magic Seven

2



magic sum \n sum of added values is divined, using a card stand \n allessandro
1958
ireland's yearbooks
Allessandro

Magic Sum

1958

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1958)

15



diencidence \n three chosen cards reveal two numbers chosen with a die and total \n jack avis
1961
ireland's yearbooks
Jack Avis

Diencidence

1961

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1961)

64



a deck of cards and a miracle \n deck is cut and a card named, performer names position \n robert g. tripp \n not so remote viewing! \n paul hallas
1961
still more miracles in mentalism
Robert G. Tripp

A Deck of Cards and a Miracle

Variations

1961

Still More Miracles in Mentalism

61



no looking \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, then named \n alex elmsley \n brownwaves i \n alex elmsley
1962
closeup card magic
Alex Elmsley

No Looking

Related to

1962

Closeup Card Magic

72



twogether \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, appear at same position in two piles \n howard schwarzman
1962
closeup card magic
Howard Schwarzman

TwoGether

1962

Closeup Card Magic

116



vernon super count down \n thoughtof number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, redblack alternating setup \n dai vernon \n super duplex countdown \n peter duffie
1962
early vernon
Dai Vernon

Vernon Super Count Down

Variations

1962

Early Vernon

23



on the restacking pack \n two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

On the ReStacking Pack

Inspired by

1964

Faro Controlled Miracles

18



another effect is the following \n as a number force or book test \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

Another Effect is the Following

Inspired by

1964

Faro Controlled Miracles

19



hummer addition \n spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color \n harry lorayne \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n hummer addition \n harry lorayne
1965
my favorite card tricks
Harry Lorayne

Hummer Addition

Inspired byAlso published here

1965

My Favorite Card Tricks

30



the card pyramid \n mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for waters credit see reference \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters \n babel \n karl fulves \n die kartenpyramide \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters
1967
decksterity
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters

The Card Pyramid

Related toAlso published here

1967

DeckSterity

45



triangle card trick \n card version, final value predicted \n bruce cervon \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Bruce Cervon

Triangle Card Trick

Related to

Mar. 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 5)

88



red magic \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number \n peter alexis \n red magic variation \n bruce cervon \n earl keyser \n hummer's little stranger \n bob hummer \n red magic \n karl fulves \n rotschwarze magie \n peter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Peter Alexis

Red Magic

Related toVariationsAlso published here

June 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

103



red magic variation \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number \n bruce cervon \n earl keyser \n red magic \n peter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser

Red Magic Variation

Inspired by

Oct. 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 12)

128



mental scales \n spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection \n ned rutledge \n james g. thompson jr. \n mentalwaage \n ned rutledge \n james g. thompson jr.
1967
between two minds
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr.

Mental Scales

Also published here

1967

Between Two Minds

7



the breakdown routine \n four fours, one is placed in the deck and other three fours change into threes, repeated until one ace remains \n tom batchelor
1968
ireland's yearbooks
Tom Batchelor

The Breakdown Routine

1968

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 196768)

94



the onetoten red and black mystery \n ten cards from ace to king are used, five red and five black cards. spectator thinks of a number and adds a number from the cards, performer produces two cards which equal the total \n bob ostin
1968
fingertip fantasies
Bob Ostin

The OneToTen Red and Black Mystery

1968

Fingertip Fantasies

73



magical calculation \n shuffled deck dealt in two piles, performer announces sum of all values in one pile \n eddie fay
1969
expert card mysteries
Eddie Fay

Magical Calculation

1969

Expert Card Mysteries

22



two  four  six  eight  find \n named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection \n jack avis \n direct link \n alex elmsley \n bill reid
1969
expert card mysteries
Jack Avis

Two  Four  Six  Eight  Find

Related to

1969

Expert Card Mysteries

120



marlo restacking pack \n two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1969
expert card mysteries
Edward Marlo

Marlo ReStacking Pack

Inspired by

1969

Expert Card Mysteries

175



spread correction \n performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffle \n edward marlo \n spread correction \n karl fulves
1969
epilogue
Edward Marlo

Spread Correction

Inspired by

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 5)

39



brown1 \n two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro \n fred lessor
1969
epilogue
Fred Lessor

Brown1

1969

Epilogue
(Issue 7)

54



math teacher \n three cards are selected, values of two added equal value of third card, with large card stand \n floyd shotts \n frank novotny
1970
ireland's yearbooks
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny

Math Teacher

1970

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 196970)

128



8  25 \n packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348 \n brian jordan \n "isochronism" (stewart james, linking ring, oct. 1952)
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Brian Jordan

8  25

Related to "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952)

Jan. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 5 No. 3)

315



the difference & the sum \n spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted \n henry christ \n harry lorayne
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ, Harry Lorayne

The Difference & The Sum

1971

ReputationMakers

105



the hc difference & sum \n original handling, spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted \n henry christ
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ

The HC Difference & Sum

1971

ReputationMakers

113



acediceace \n position of selection is found via mathematical procedure involving dice, nonslip cut \n karl fulves
1971
the book of numbers
Karl Fulves

AceDiceAce

1971

The Book of Numbers

27



faroincidence \n reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, nonslip cut, "the shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. with the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." good luck! \n karl fulves
1971
the book of numbers
Karl Fulves

Faroincidence

1971

The Book of Numbers

27



the mystic twelve recall \n cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reversecount force \n audley walsh \n jon racherbaumer \n the mystic twelve \n audley walsh
1971
on the clock effect
Audley Walsh, Jon Racherbaumer

The Mystic Twelve Recall

Inspired by

1971

On the Clock Effect

5



the zodiac card mystery \n card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket \n eddie fields \n field's zodiac card miracle \n audley walsh \n eddie fields \n zodiaclock \n roy johnson
1971
on the clock effect
Eddie Fields

The Zodiac Card Mystery

Related toAlso published here

1971

On the Clock Effect

6



zauberkunste triumph! \n based on a hofzinser trick, amount of chosen card is divined by finding the four cards with the same value, redeal force \n bruce cervon
1971
magick
Bruce Cervon

Zauberkunste Triumph!

1971

Magick
(Issue 23)

113



three in a million \n two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cards \n frank garcia \n perfect harmony \n manfred bacia \n predicted bermuda \n simon lovell
1972
million dollar card secrets
Frank Garcia

Three in a Million

Related toVariations

1972

Million Dollar Card Secrets

32



dieduction \n card is counted to, number arrived at with dice \n dr. leslie albert
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Dr. Leslie Albert

DieDuction

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

86



any number, any time! \n number cards from one to twenty, one card face down as prediction \n dr. dan j. alessini
1972
magick
Dr. Dan J. Alessini

Any Number, Any Time!

1972

Magick
(Issue 64)

318



nothing to do \n assistant names selection, or position of selection in deck \n paul morris
1972
the living end
Paul Morris

Nothing to Do

1972

The Living End

39



d/u dice \n selection in small packet is found with die, loaded \n karl fulves
1973
notes from underground
Karl Fulves

D/U Dice

1973

Notes From Underground

13



duo dice \n two cards selected from sixcard packets with dice and found \n karl fulves
1973
notes from underground
Karl Fulves

Duo Dice

1973

Notes From Underground

20



spread correction \n performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffle \n edward marlo \n spread correction \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Edward Marlo

Spread Correction

Inspired by

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

69



number hummer \n four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predicted \n robert e. neale \n "baby hummer" (charles hudson, linking ring) \n hummer  4 \n charles hudson \n toddler \n philip t. goldstein \n robert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Robert E. Neale

Number Hummer

Inspired byRelated to

Feb. 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 4)

600



el fabuloso tacto del mago \n shuffled deck in bag, a card is named and performer removes several cards which add up to named card and first card is from same suit, binary fivecard setup that combines to any card \n juan tamariz \n dr. alfredo florensa
1973
aprenda ud. magia
Juan Tamariz, Dr. Alfredo Florensa

El Fabuloso Tacto del Mago

1973

Aprenda Ud. Magia

37



spooner's mission impossible \n card lies on table and is flicked into tabled deck next to selection, or value of that card used to count to card \n bill spooner \n stabbed in the pack \n john benzais \n harry lorayne \n stabbed in the pack \n harry lorayne
1973
wonderful routines of magic — the first addendum
Bill Spooner

Spooner's Mission Impossible

Inspired by

1973

Wonderful Routines of Magic — The First Addendum

26



mathematical marlo \n automatic placement, card and amount of cutoff cards is divined \n edward marlo
1974
the unexpected card book
Edward Marlo

Mathematical Marlo

1974

The Unexpected Card Book

75



vested power \n card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling \n philip t. goldstein
1974
card tricks for people who don't do card tricks
Philip T. Goldstein

Vested Power

1974

Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks

5



no way \n two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction \n james g. thompson jr.
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
James G. Thompson Jr.

No Way

Sep. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 11)

787



twogether again \n two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate \n ken krenzel
1975
afterthoughts
Ken Krenzel

TwoGether Again

1975

Afterthoughts

93



the 29th card \n faro \n harry lorayne \n penelope's principle \n alex elmsley \n rendezvous in lugano \n giorgio tarchini
1975
afterthoughts
Harry Lorayne

The 29th Card

Related to

1975

Afterthoughts

129



witchcraft \n value found by downunderdeal
 method one (fairly easy)
 method two (very easy)) \n roy walton \n witchcraft \n roy walton
1975
some late extra card tricks
Roy Walton

Witchcraft

Also published here

1975

Some Late Extra Card Tricks

5



now and then \n selection is found and number revealed, downunderdeal
 alternative procedure \n roy walton \n now and then \n roy walton
1975
some late extra card tricks
Roy Walton

Now and Then

Also published here

1975

Some Late Extra Card Tricks

8



trimonition extra \n three envelopes with predictions, spectator removes some cards from deck, two cards are pocketed, coin vanishes and reappears in rest of deck at position equal to number of removed cards, card at that position as well as other two selections are predicted in envelope \n eddie joseph \n genii, apr. 1973
1975
intermagic
Eddie Joseph

Trimonition Extra

Also published here

Nov. 1975

Intermagic
(Vol. 3 No. 1&2)

19



mathematical false count \n card with value of rolled die shows up, is put in deck and returns \n karl fulves
1976
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Mathematical False Count

1976

Epilogue
(Issue Special No 5)

300



field's zodiac card miracle \n card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket \n audley walsh \n eddie fields \n the mystic twelve \n audley walsh \n the zodiac card mystery \n eddie fields
1976
the artful dodges of eddie fields
Audley Walsh, Eddie Fields

Field's Zodiac Card Miracle

Inspired byAlso published here

1976

The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields

33



the ultra date trick \n extension to year 2000 for a prediction and a date \n nick trost \n a prediction and a date  updated \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

The Ultra Date Trick

Inspired by

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part Two

17



computeathot \n three spot in inserted into packet, selection is found by spelling or counting or next to three \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

Computeathot

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part Two

33



the card revealed \n no. 28, spectator thinks of small number and card, both divined, two key cards \n j. w. sarles
1976
selfworking card tricks
J. W. Sarles

The Card Revealed

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

46



prefigured \n no. 32, calculation with value of spectator's selection divines both this selection and the performer's \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks
Unknown

PreFigured

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

51



fate #1 \n no. 40, after some counting and making two packets with two dice, two black jacks show up \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Fate #1

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

61



fate #2 \n no. 41, card of same value as thrown dice shows up \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Fate #2

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

62



magic by proxy \n no. 50, phone rings to give position of selection \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Magic by Proxy

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

75



pairanoic \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cutoff packet, setup \n bernard bilis \n the calculating sandwich \n bernard bilis \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n karma sandwich \n zane kinkade \n bernard bilis
1978
apocalypse
Bernard Bilis

PairANoic

VariationsAlso published here

Dec. 1978

Apocalypse
(Vol. 1 No. 12)

136



the selfarranging pack \n counting off random cards from shuffled deck, a ten at position ten and so on \n frederick braue \n jeaneralities \n jean hugard \n frederick braue
1978
fred braue on false deals
Frederick Braue

The SelfArranging Pack

Related to

1978

Fred Braue on False Deals

23



card problems (a) \n spectator remembers card and its position, deck cut, card is still at same position, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
1978
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Card Problems (A)

1978

Interlocutor
(Issue 17)

65



by age \n forcing the card that lies at spectator's age \n ken de courcy
1978
jack's pack
Ken De Courcy

By Age

1978

Jack's Pack

6



evening the odds \n prediction reads: "there will be an even number of packets containing and odd number of cards" \n charlie randall
1979
apocalypse
Charlie Randall

Evening The Odds

Oct. 1979

Apocalypse
(Vol. 2 No. 10)

259



the mate trap \n faro, two effects:
 spectator pockets number of cards, performer finds out how many
 spectator pockets number of cards, two cards in rest sandwich that number of cards \n harry lorayne \n penelope's principle \n alex elmsley
1979
quantum leaps
Harry Lorayne

The Mate Trap

Related to

1979

Quantum Leaps

222



card school \n \n roy walton \n up and down \n dai vernon
1979
pabular
Roy Walton

Card School

Inspired by

June 1979

Pabular
(Vol. 5 No. 6)

689



count me in \n  "two tricks"
between sandwich cards appear as many cards as the value of the selection, numerical setup \n roy walton
1979
the chronicles
Roy Walton

Count Me In

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 15)

1205



the ten to one trick \n  "two tricks"
one card between two aces, ten cards between two tens, cut into deck, number of cards corresponding to selection travels from ten to ace sandwich, numeric setup, see also p. 1237 for credit information \n roy walton
1979
the chronicles
Roy Walton

The Ten To One Trick

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 15)

1206



liar's stop trick \n card at number remembered, then a different number checked and the card is now there, posed as problem \n karl fulves
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Liar's Stop Trick

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 36)

142



telepoker \n no. 9, person phoned, he deals two hands of any number of cards, after some discarding only two cards remain in one hand, which is predicted \n karl fulves \n discards \n jack miller
1979
selfworking mental magic
Karl Fulves

TelePoker

Inspired by

1979

SelfWorking Mental Magic

11



fool i \n two cards are pushed out from spread, location of one card can be named \n steve beam \n fooled \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Fool I

Also published here

1979

Magic — The Vanishing Art

4



fool ii \n two cards are pushed out from spread, identity of one card and location of other card are named \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Fool II

1979

Magic — The Vanishing Art

6



mathematical card trick \n calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Mathematical Card Trick

Also published here

1979

Magic — The Vanishing Art

24



symbolike \n two sets of esp cards are placed faceup and face down into a pile and are further mixed, when divided into two piles both have same amount of face up cards, when assembled again five esp cards are faceup and five facedown \n howard a. adams
1979
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Symbolike

1979

OICUFESP
(Issue 2  ten MORE brand new esp card miracles)

3



the calculating sandwich \n total of sandwich cards equals cut of packet \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
1980
french pasteboards
Bernard Bilis

The Calculating Sandwich

Also published here

1980

French Pasteboards

23



come forth! \n card appears at fourth position \n karrell fox
1980
apocalypse
Karrell Fox

Come Forth!

Sep. 1980

Apocalypse
(Vol. 3 No. 9)

395



abacus \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus iii \n charles hudson \n impromptu abacus \n jeanjacques sanvert \n staxvolt \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1980
apocalypse
Philip T. Goldstein

Abacus

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Oct. 1980

Apocalypse
(Vol. 3 No. 10)

397



the oj count \n with outjogged cards, spectator adds number cards he sees and gets different totals \n karl fulves \n notes for a dollar \n karl fulves
1980
color quik
Karl Fulves

The OJ Count

Related to

1980

Color Quik

20



hummer's little stranger \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers \n bob hummer \n red magic \n peter alexis \n colors revealed \n rick johnsson \n walter rollins \n little stranger \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Hummer's Little Stranger

Related toAlso published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

6



hummer's 18 card mystery \n spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards \n bob hummer \n still scheming \n peter duffie \n informant \n karl fulves \n 37 threes \n karl fulves \n the rule for red \n karl fulves \n hummer's 18 card mystery \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Hummer's 18 Card Mystery

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

7



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined (1940) \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Also published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

10



the gremlins \n cards with red and blue gremlins are shuffled, behind back performer sorts the card in two packets so amount of red gremlins in one packet is the same as blue gremlins in the other packet \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

The Gremlins

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

41



9th dimension \n spectator counts matches in matchbook, card with matching number appears in chosen pile \n philip t. goldstein
1980
magick
Philip T. Goldstein

9th Dimension

1980

Magick
(Issue 252)

1259



lucky 13 \n spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see semiautomatic card tricks for variation \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Lucky 13

Related to

1980

Card Tricks from Mount Olympus

28



numeru \n 52 number cards, one is removed without looking and performer removes two cards, cards are placed faceup where spectator cuts, deck is shown in numerical order and cards placed at correct spot, when both numbers are added the result equals the selection \n howard a. adams
1980
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Numeru

1980

OICUFESP
(Issue 4  esp card & mental miracles RETURN)

7



the red and black computation \n spectator places some red and black cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers, with selected card \n ken de courcy \n little stranger \n bob hummer
1980
cards in cabaret
Ken De Courcy

The Red and Black Computation

Inspired by

1980

Cards in Cabaret

21



impromptu abacus \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted/divined \n jeanjacques sanvert \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1981
apocalypse
JeanJacques Sanvert

Impromptu Abacus

Inspired by

Dec. 1981

Apocalypse
(Vol. 4 No. 12)

574



riding a wave \n card travels from thought of position to other position \n danny korem \n thought waves ii \n frederick wingfield
1981
the lost pages of the kabbala
Danny Korem

Riding a Wave

Inspired by

1981

The Lost Pages of the Kabbala

19



shuffle time \n cards are cut in piles, numbers on top change into current time \n paul harris \n shuffle time \n paul harris \n wie spät ist es? \n bob driebeek
1981
closeup fantasies finalé
Paul Harris

Shuffle Time

VariationsAlso published here

1981

Closeup Fantasies Finalé

43



estimation \n "a matter of debit and credit" with blank cards, larry becker's "ghost image" deck \n gene "phantini" grant \n a matter of debit and credit \n unknown
1981
phantini's incredible mental secrets volume two
Gene "Phantini" Grant

Estimation

Inspired by

1981

Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two

40



mathematical card trick \n calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks
Steve Beam

Mathematical Card Trick

Also published here

1981

Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks

4



matheight numero \n eight cards are divided into two piles, card is removed among four cards and total can be named \n howard a. adams
1981
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Matheight Numero

1981

OICUFESP
(Issue 7  Matheight Miracles)

4



witchcraft \n value found by downunderdeal
 method one (fairly easy)
 method two (very easy)) \n roy walton \n witchcraft \n roy walton
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

Witchcraft

Also published here

1981

The Complete Walton — Volume 1

149



now and then \n selection is found and number revealed, downunderdeal
 alternative procedure \n roy walton \n now and then \n roy walton
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

Now and Then

Also published here

1981

The Complete Walton — Volume 1

152



abacus \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1982
thunday
Philip T. Goldstein

Abacus

Also published here

1982

Thunday

3



from all indications... \n four piles, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen card \n simon aronson \n a simple indication \n david solomon
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

From All Indications...

Variations

1982

Sessions

9



a simple indication \n four piles cut by spectator, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen card \n david solomon \n from all indications... \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
David Solomon

A Simple Indication

Inspired by

1982

Sessions

13



lateral leap \n chosen black card ends up in red packet at same position \n karl fulves \n the unknown leaper \n charles t. jordan
1982
six impromptu card tricks
Karl Fulves

Lateral Leap

Related to

1982

Six Impromptu Card Tricks

15



my complicated trick \n spectator remembers small number and card at that position in one half, then position of that card after a shuffle, both halves faroed together and sum of both numbers counted down to, that card predicted \n peter kane
1982
kane
Peter Kane

My Complicated Trick

1982

Kane

45



rooms and travellers \n eight cards are paired with ace through seven despite being one card too many, story presentation \n peter kane
1982
kane
Peter Kane

Rooms and Travellers

1982

Kane

128



abacus iii \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted, partial stack, see credit corrections on page 864 \n charles hudson \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1983
apocalypse
Charles Hudson

Abacus III

Inspired by

June 1983

Apocalypse
(Vol. 6 No. 6)

790



calculated triumph \n small packet cut off, selection made and returned, deck shuffled faceup and facedown, all one way except sandwich in center with selection, sandwich cards total cutoff packet \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis \n card counters \n doug canning \n prime location \n steve beam \n pseudo bilis \n peter duffie \n aldo colombini \n robin robertson \n i missed \n edward marlo \n bernard bilis
1983
the mendoza portfolio no. 1
John F. Mendoza, Bernard Bilis

Calculated Triumph

Inspired byVariations

1983

The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1

59



blue lightning \n no. 11, packets of cards removed from two decks and counted and added in some way, at the end three spectators have the same number of cards without it being obvious, all chose the same card if counted down \n karl fulves \n lightning strikes thrice \n stewart judah
1983
selfworking number magic
Karl Fulves

Blue Lightning

Inspired by

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

14



mexican bingo \n no. 74, sheets with numbers, some numbers arrived at are used to spellcount down in deck, four aces found \n jack avis
1983
selfworking number magic
Jack Avis

Mexican Bingo

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

97



psychic card reading \n no. 95, nine cards given to spectator, he does a layout, removes a card and adds up the rest, performer with his back turned names the missing card \n karl fulves
1983
selfworking number magic
Karl Fulves

Psychic Card Reading

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

127



i missed \n impromptu version of bilis' "calculated triumph", packet cut off, triumph with rest, selection between two face up cards whose values add up to number of cut off cards \n edward marlo \n bernard bilis \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis
1984
marlo's magazine volume 5
Edward Marlo, Bernard Bilis

I Missed

Inspired by

1984

Marlo's Magazine Volume 5

57



counting on it \n number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection \n paul cummins \n mentally count on it \n gary plants \n count me in \n gary plants \n mentally count on it \n gary plants \n very dicey \n david solomon \n how did you know? \n randy wakeman \n frank's fave \n simon lovell \n kickcounting on it! \n jon racherbaumer
1984
the new york magic symposium — collection 3
Paul Cummins

Counting On It

Related toVariations

1984

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3

132



prose duplex \n based on "inverse duplex" from new tops, strange prediction effect involving numbers, automatic placement for two selections \n michael close \n stewart james
1984
epoptica
Michael Close, Stewart James

Prose Duplex

1984

Epoptica
(Issue Yearbook)

285



chronometer cards \n cards of one suit are laid out and elimination process is used to arrive at two cards, those coincide with current time \n mitsunobu matsuyama \n martin gardner \n stebbins clock \n karl fulves
1984
epoptica
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner

Chronometer Cards

Related to

1984

Epoptica
(Issue Yearbook)

288



television dice \n no. 9, card chosen by dice roll and it ends up at position of the rolled dice \n unknown
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Television Dice

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

12



red magic \n no. 18, spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numbers \n karl fulves \n red magic \n peter alexis
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Red Magic

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

26



rotschwarze magie \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number \n peter alexis \n red magic \n peter alexis
1984
intermagic
Peter Alexis

RotSchwarze Magie

Also published here

Jan. 1984

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 3&4)

116



farbfühlen \n performer divides deck in half, removes some card of a chosen suit, performer divines number \n unknown
1984
intermagic
Unknown

Farbfühlen

Jan. 1984

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 3&4)

118



future indicative \n deck cut in 4 packets, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found \n philip t. goldstein
1985
best of friends — volume ii
Philip T. Goldstein

Future Indicative

1985

Best of Friends — Volume II

403



past participle \n deck cut in four packets by spectator, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found \n harry lorayne
1985
best of friends — volume ii
Harry Lorayne

Past Participle

1985

Best of Friends — Volume II

406



dangling participle \n spectator cuts deck in four piles, value of top card of piles are counted down to find their mates \n harry lorayne
1985
best of friends — volume ii
Harry Lorayne

Dangling Participle

1985

Best of Friends — Volume II

410



relationships \n deck of cards and dice are used to force letters a and d, ace of diamonds is found \n terry lagerould \n relationships plus \n harry lorayne \n relationships plus \n harry lorayne
1985
best of friends — volume ii
Terry LaGerould

Relationships

Variations

1985

Best of Friends — Volume II

563



relationships plus \n deck of cards and dice are used to force letters a and d, ace of diamonds is found along with other aces \n harry lorayne \n relationships \n terry lagerould \n relationships plus \n harry lorayne
1985
best of friends — volume ii
Harry Lorayne

Relationships Plus

Inspired byRelated to

1985

Best of Friends — Volume II

565



impossible coincidence \n card chosen, then divined on paper as well as its position (1935) \n unknown \n der zuschauer als kartenkommandant \n unknown
1985
the fred braue notebooks
Unknown

Impossible Coincidence

Related to

1985

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 1)

1



insolvable mystery \n deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position, also with stooge that names card (1942) \n dai vernon \n frederick braue \n an insolvable mystery \n dai vernon \n insolvable mystery \n dai vernon
1985
the fred braue notebooks
Dai Vernon, Frederick Braue

Insolvable Mystery

Inspired byRelated to

1985

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 3)

11



fabrizierte zufälle \n number card from 123deck chosen, in one deck three cards chosen with this number, duplicates found in another deck \n stewart judah
1985
intermagic
Stewart Judah

Fabrizierte Zufälle

July 1985

Intermagic
(Vol. 11 No. 3&4)

140



ein kabbalistisches mysterium \n number card selected from 123deck and its position are divined \n stewart judah
1985
intermagic
Stewart Judah

Ein kabbalistisches Mysterium

July 1985

Intermagic
(Vol. 11 No. 3&4)

143



the discerning joker \n one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("is your card among those?"), magic age cards, selection ends up on top and joker at position of selection's value, binarial transposition \n paul swinford \n mathematics and mentalism \n alex elmsley
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

The Discerning Joker

Related to

1986

The Cyberdeck

20



the wagnerian miracle \n spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, performer names position, estimation \n john c. wagner
1987
the commercial magic of j.c. wagner
John C. Wagner

The Wagnerian Miracle

1987

The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner

109



raw deal \n selection and chosen number revealed with downunder deal \n philip t. goldstein \n raw deal \n philip t. goldstein
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

Raw Deal

Also published here

1987

Doth

2



hummer addition \n spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color \n harry lorayne \n hummer addition \n harry lorayne
1987
intermagic
Harry Lorayne

Hummer Addition

Also published here

Oct. 1987

Intermagic
(Vol. 13 No. 1)

38



mentalwaage \n spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection \n ned rutledge \n james g. thompson jr. \n mental scales \n ned rutledge \n james g. thompson jr.
1987
intermagic
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr.

Mentalwaage

Also published here

Dec. 1987

Intermagic
(Vol. 13 No. 2)

80



eidetic \n \n larry jennings
1988
the vernon chronicles — volume 2
Larry Jennings

Eidetic

1988

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2

188



die kartenpyramide \n mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for waters credit see reference \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters \n the card pyramid \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters
1988
intermagic
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters

Die Kartenpyramide

Also published here

Feb. 1988

Intermagic
(Vol. 13 No. 3)

127



twice two \n packet pocketed and another one counted, spectator remembers card at that position, it is found by counting and a mate of a prediction is also found \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Twice Two

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

164



look homeward, angel \n card travels from bottom of deck to named postion reversed \n sam leo horowitz \n look homeward, angel \n sam leo horowitz
1989
the vernon chronicles — volume 3
Sam Leo Horowitz

Look Homeward, Angel

Also published here

1989

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3

168



the calculating deck \n \n alex scarella
1989
apocalypse
Alex Scarella

The Calculating Deck

Feb. 1989

Apocalypse
(Vol. 12 No. 2)

1603



raw deal \n selection and chosen number revealed with downunder deal \n philip t. goldstein \n raw deal \n philip t. goldstein
1989
a phil goldstein collection
Philip T. Goldstein

Raw Deal

Also published here

1989

A Phil Goldstein Collection

77



the secret \n twelvecard packet, spectator remembers a card and its position and moves cards around, performer is able to restore original order \n karl fulves
1989
easytodo card tricks for children
Karl Fulves

The Secret

1989

EasytoDo Card Tricks for Children

36



how did you know? \n number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection \n randy wakeman \n counting on it \n paul cummins
1989
randy wakeman presents
Randy Wakeman

How Did You Know?

Inspired by

1989

Randy Wakeman Presents

29



would it be a miracle? \n named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection \n harry lorayne \n direct link \n alex elmsley \n bill reid \n would it be a miracle? \n harry lorayne
1990
trend setters
Harry Lorayne

Would It Be A Miracle?

Related toAlso published here

1990

Trend Setters

39



a double prediction \n spectator cuts off packet, amount of cards and card cut to are predicted, three methods \n ken simmons
1990
finally!
Ken Simmons

A Double Prediction

1990

Finally!

18



flash cards \n mathematical problem posed with cards, solution by card jumping out from the deck \n anthony lindan \n "flash cards" in anthony lindan's "the leaper explored"
1990
the minotaur
Anthony Lindan

Flash Cards

Also published here "Flash Cards" in Anthony Lindan's "The Leaper Explored"

1990

The Minotaur
(Vol. 2 No. 3)

6



a number for fast company \n spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deck \n edward marlo \n card and number \n harry blackstone
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

A Number For Fast Company

Related to

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 3)

12



out of sorts \n strange coincidence in which the position of selection in packet is determined with value sequence in another packet, based on andre robert's "titan" (magigram march 81) \n edward marlo
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

Out of Sorts

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 8)

10



cutup \n amount of cut cards is divined and card changes into selection \n larry west
1991
the minotaur
Larry West

CutUp

1991

The Minotaur
(Vol. 3 No. 4)

8



the plot thickens \n selection appears at sum of three values after dealing piles, faro \n roy walton \n twisting the plot \n larry jennings \n randall flag \n r. paul wilson
1991
profile
Roy Walton

The Plot Thickens

Inspired byVariations

Aug. 1991

Profile
(Issue 3)

1



adding the pips \n deck cut in three piles by spectator, performer puts out a few cards from center packet that add up to number of cards in outer piles \n t. page wright
1991
page wright's manuscript
T. Page Wright

Adding the Pips

1991

Page Wright's Manuscript

174



sybil the trick \n number up to twenty named, packet of that size produced with flourish cut, previous selection is on the bottom of that packet, number also predicted \n chris kenner \n sybil the impromptu trick \n john graham \n sybil the stage trick \n john graham
1992
totally out of control
Chris Kenner

Sybil The Trick

Variations

1992

Totally Out Of Control

157



ten/four \n at the end some coincidences occur \n richard vollmer
1992
apocalypse
Richard Vollmer

Ten/Four

Dec. 1992

Apocalypse
(Vol. 15 No. 12)

2156



bar room bingo \n cards distributed in six glasses, two glasses selected, aim is to get near 14 but not over \n karl fulves
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

Bar Room Bingo

1992

Deceptive Practices

22



discoveries  the countdown \n chapter intro \n frederick braue
1992
the fred braue notebooks
Frederick Braue

Discoveries  The CountDown

1992

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 6)

25



doppelganger \n spectator counts to any position and remembers next card, card found and position divined \n roy walton \n reflected thoughts \n andrew galloway \n deliberation \n peter duffie
1992
profile
Roy Walton

Doppelganger

Inspired byVariations

Apr. 1992

Profile
(Issue 7)

5



unstacked indication \n deck cut in four piles, top card of chosen pile turned over, top card of other piles used to count down to match first card \n edward marlo
1993
the olram file
Edward Marlo

Unstacked Indication

1993

The Olram File
(Issue 15)

8



lucky 13 \n spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n steve beam
1993
semiautomatic card tricks
Steve Beam

Lucky 13

Related to

1993

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

121



blackjack \n four named years are added, total used to deal four piles, when turned over the bottom cards are two blackjacks \n mel bennett \n quoth the maven \n philip t. goldstein \n y<sub>2</sub>k blackjack \n mel bennett
1993
rigmarole
Mel Bennett

Blackjack

Related to

1993

Rigmarole
(Issue 5)

49



betwixt and between \n card chosen, christ cut to select a number by counting turnedover block, then jokers turn over and trap that number of card, then the selection \n peter duffie \n a reverse location \n william larsen \n turn of the century \n paul curry
1993
card selection
Peter Duffie

Betwixt and Between

Inspired by

1993

Card Selection

8



the numbers game \n dealt poker hand's values add up to named number \n peter duffie
1993
card selection
Peter Duffie

The Numbers Game

1993

Card Selection

27



kickcounting on it! \n \n jon racherbaumer \n counting on it \n paul cummins
1993
mo — modus operandi
Jon Racherbaumer

KickCounting On It!

Inspired by

June 1993

MO — Modus Operandi
(Issue 2)

21



brownwaves ii \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, performer stops spectator \n alex elmsley \n making waves ii \n bob king
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Brownwaves II

Variations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

60



brownwaves iii \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, then named \n alex elmsley \n tuppence \n alex elmsley \n no looking \n alex elmsley \n fulldeck smithmyth force \n jon racherbaumer
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Brownwaves III

Related to

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

64



failure \n number is thought of and card at this position in shuffled deck, performer divines both (most of the time) \n alex elmsley \n failure \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Failure

Also published here

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

76



sum talk of alexander \n value of selection is used to deal to another selection and so on through the deck, sum of all values equates a number from beginning \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Sum Talk of Alexander

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

171



second link \n two selections, named number corresponds to distance between those cards \n alex elmsley \n direct link \n alex elmsley \n bill reid
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Second Link

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1994

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signing off \n performer names card an position, then all cards have performer's signature \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Signing Off

1994

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tuppence \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, then named \n alex elmsley \n brownwaves iii \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Tuppence

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1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

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direct link \n featuring bill reid's "automatic discovery", named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection \n alex elmsley \n bill reid \n second link \n alex elmsley \n would it be a miracle? \n harry lorayne \n two  four  six  eight  find \n jack avis \n 2468find \n jack avis
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley, Bill Reid

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1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

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the obedient faro \n shuffling a card to any position up to twenty with two shuffles, for magicians \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Obedient Faro

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

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the ne plus ultra trick \n eight cards chosen and replaced, they and their position in the deck are predicted \n john northern hilliard
1994
more greater magic
John Northern Hilliard

The Ne Plus Ultra Trick

1994

More Greater Magic

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the "ne plus ultra" crystal \n four cards chosen and replaced, they and their position in the deck are divined \n john northern hilliard
1994
more greater magic
John Northern Hilliard

The "Ne Plus Ultra" Crystal

1994

More Greater Magic

1220



cleaver \n performer removes red and black cards, performer forms two packets behind back with same number of reds and blacks each \n karl fulves
1994
crooked tales
Karl Fulves

Cleaver

1994

Crooked Tales

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