deviner d'avance le paquet de cartes qu'une personne choisira \n number of cards from a chosen packet is predicted \n unknown
1786
testament de jérôme sharp

Deviner d'avance le paquet de cartes qu'une personne choisira

1786

Testament de Jérôme Sharp

153



two heaps of cards, unequal in number, being placed upon the table, to predict beforehand which of the two the company will choose \n ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming) \n unknown
1876
modern magic

Two Heaps of Cards, unequal in Number, being placed upon the Table, to predict beforehand which of the two the Company will choose

1876

Modern Magic

103



two heaps of cards having been placed upon the table, to predict with certainty which heap a spectator will choose \n ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming) \n unknown
1889
tricks with cards

Two Heaps of Cards having been placed upon the Table, to Predict with Certainty which Heap a Spectator will choose

1889

Tricks with Cards

79



das vorherbestimmen menschlicher gedanken \n no. 6, spectator choses one of two piles, selection is predicted with "eight", one pile contains eights, the other eight cards \n unknown
1895
der kartenkünstler

Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken

1895

Der Kartenkünstler

8



hypnose \n card chosen and inserted anywhere in a book, card and page number predicted, alternative method with forcing book by conradi \n friedrich w. conradihorster
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Friedrich W. ConradiHorster

Hypnose

1896

Der moderne Kartenkünstler

53



des indischen marabuts sehergabe \n three numbers named and cards counted to, numbers and cards predicted, prepared envelope, faced deck \n friedrich w. conradihorster \n the divination of thought \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Friedrich W. ConradiHorster

Des indischen Marabuts Sehergabe

Related to

1896

Der moderne Kartenkünstler

57



die prädestinationsgabe \n two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there \n friedrich w. conradihorster \n predestination \n unknown \n die prädestinationsgabe \n friedrich w. conradihorster
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Friedrich W. ConradiHorster

Die Prädestinationsgabe

Related toAlso published here

1896

Der moderne Kartenkünstler

111



die prädestinationsgabe \n two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there \n friedrich w. conradihorster \n die prädestinationsgabe \n friedrich w. conradihorster
1896
der zauberspiegel
Friedrich W. ConradiHorster

Die Prädestinationsgabe

Also published here

July 1896

Der Zauberspiegel
(Vol. 1 No. 11)

161



the divination of thought \n three cards and their positions are predicted \n unknown \n des indischen marabuts sehergabe \n friedrich w. conradihorster
1897
new era card tricks

The Divination Of Thought

Related to

1897

New Era Card Tricks

174



das vorherbestimmen der gedanken \n spectator stops during deal, number of dealt cards matched prediction, long card under predicted number, excess cards palmed and transferred \n unknown
1899
die zauberwelt

Das Vorherbestimmen der Gedanken

Nov. 1899

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 5 No. 11)

164



xviii. prädestination \n (vorherbestimmung)
 1. die karten (prediction of chosen pile, cards can be divined, koran type)
 2. die blumen (name of chosen flower appears on paper in sealed envelope, half forcing deck) \n friedrich "fritz" hügli
1903
moderne magie
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

XVIII. Prädestination

1903

Moderne Magie

174



das vorherbestimmen menschlicher gedanken oder "die sehergabe des indischen marabus" \n three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an offstage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil \n a. j.
1904
die zauberwelt
A. J.

Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus"

Aug. 1904

Die Zauberwelt
(Vol. 10 No. 8)

115



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 \n daley's sympathetic numbers or lucky \n dr. jacob daley \n daley's sympathetic number trick \n dr. jacob daley
1910
kartenkünste
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

Die sympathetischen Zahlen

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1910

Kartenkünste

4



gedankenassoziation \n twenty cards on table, sixspot chosen, six cards become twentysix, repeated with named number, amount of dealt cards also predicted \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n association of thoughts \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1910
kartenkünste
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

GedankenAssoziation

Also published here

1910

Kartenkünste

11



the prophesied spot total \n stack that will force the number 69 \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Prophesied Spot Total

1921

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

23



mephisto's prediction \n position of selection is predicted \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

Mephisto's Prediction

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)

25



the sequel \n position of two selections is predicted \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Sequel

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)

26



the psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Psychic Prediction

1921

The Four Full Hands
(Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)

34



the prophecied leaper \n prophesied, selection made in one half, it travels into cased half at predicted position \n jack mcmillen \n four deep \n bill simon \n jack mcmillen \n version of jack mcmillen's prophesied leaper \n charlie miller
1928
the l. w. card mysteries
Jack McMillen

The Prophecied Leaper

Variations

1928

The L. W. Card Mysteries

19



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 unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Dual Detection

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

8



mathematical trick \n al baker's date addition force, result predicted with digits of four cards \n unknown \n number trick \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Mathematical Trick

Related to

1928

Card Tricks You Will Do

26



bestimmung des wertes von vier vom zuschauer entnommenen karten \n deck is cut and eight cards are dealt, sum of chosen hand is predicted \n friedrich "fritz" hügli
1930
zauberkunststücke
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Bestimmung des Wertes von vier vom Zuschauer entnommenen Karten

1930

Zauberkunststücke

63



die kartenzahl des mittleren von 3 kartenhäufchen zu erraten \n \n friedrich "fritz" hügli
1930
zauberkunststücke
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Die Kartenzahl des mittleren von 3 Kartenhäufchen zu erraten

1930

Zauberkunststücke

70



al baker's wonderful prediction \n position of card, pocketwriting \n al baker
1932
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction

1932

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Al Baker's Pack)

484



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



sequel \n no. 12, two cards remembered next to a stabbedin indicator card, deck dealt into four piles, position of the selections has been predicted \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

Sequel

1935

Card Tricks that are Easy to Learn, Easy to Do

15



the marvelous prediction \n no. 19, a card and its position from the top are predicted, 101 with hearts run \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

The Marvelous Prediction

1935

Card Tricks that are Easy to Learn, Easy to Do

22



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



sealed mystery \n spectator names number and counts to that number in deck, magician predicted card arrived at \n edward bagshawe
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

Sealed Mystery

1936 ca.

Twenty Magical Novelties

26



double prediction \n two cards are counted to after reverse faro procedure \n charles t. jordan \n up and down \n dai vernon
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Double Prediction

Related to

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

85



mephisto's prediction \n position of selection is predicted \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Mephisto's Prediction

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

86



the sequel \n position of two selections is predicted \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

The Sequel

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

86



psychic prediction \n total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Psychic Prediction

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

200



prophesied spot total \n stack that will force the number 69 \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Prophesied Spot Total

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

201



the mystery problem \n position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switchout \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

The Mystery Problem

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

251



the fourteen deck \n setup to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, roughsmooth \n ralph w. hull
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Ralph W. Hull

The Fourteen Deck

1937

Encyclopedia of Card Tricks

299



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



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

Up and Down

Related to

1937

The Jinx
(Issue 38)

255



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



face up prediction \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n bob hummer \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n hummer addition \n harry lorayne \n what about hummer's number? \n jon racherbaumer \n mixed cards and feelings \n reinhard müller \n predecktion \n steve beam \n rebuilding a hummer \n lorenz schär \n hummerless \n steve beam \n newcomer hummer \n steve beam \n all the weigh \n steve beam \n the 4th die \n karl fulves \n faceup prediction \n bob hummer \n manto \n roberto giobbi \n richard vollmer \n bob hummer
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

Face Up Prediction

Related toVariations Hummer Addition (Harry Lorayne, 1965)
 What About Hummer's Number? (Jon Racherbaumer, 1990)
 The 4th Die (Karl Fulves, 2000)
 Manto (Roberto Giobbi, Richard Vollmer, Bob Hummer, 2006)
 Rebuilding a Hummer (Lorenz Schär, 2020)
 Hummerless (Steve Beam, 2020)
 Newcomer Hummer (Steve Beam, 2020)
 All the Weigh (Steve Beam, 2020)
Also published here

1940

HalfADozen Hummers

4



ich hab's ja gewusst! \n two packets, chosen one is predicted, amount or values \n unknown
1940
hokus pokus

Ich hab's ja gewusst!

Oct. 1940

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

20



triple prediction \n predicted are number of cigarettes in packet, card and its position \n unknown
1941
more card manipulations

Triple Prediction

1941

More Card Manipulations
(Issue 4)

39



pay off \n spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phases \n walter b. gibson \n one thousand skulls \n al mann \n follow the leaders \n roger barkann \n skillnil! \n dr. william t. palchinas \n payoff \n walter b. gibson \n payoff \n walter b. gibson \n charlie cheats \n karl fulves
1942
the phoenix 150
Walter B. Gibson

Pay Off

Related toAlso published here

1942

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 1)

1



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



il est minuit \n photo with watch is signed, two cards are chosen to form an hour, handles on photo moved to match cards \n jean marc bujard
1944
hokus pokus
Jean Marc Bujard

Il est minuit

1944

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 6 No. 3)

14



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



"swastricka" \n through calculation the number 28 is arrived at and predicted with a swastika symbol, 14/15 force stack \n stewart james
1944
jamesosophy
Stewart James

"Swastricka"

1944

Jamesosophy

3



memographia \n two cards and their positions remembered, they transpose and a calculated number is predicted \n stewart james
1944
jamesosophy
Stewart James

MemoGraphia

1944

Jamesosophy

4



follow the leaders \n routine with red/black effects
 prediction of red / black relationship (phoenix no. 1)
 out of this world (not explained)
 follow the leader (not explained)
 slop shuffle color separation \n roger barkann \n follow the leader \n dai vernon \n pay off \n walter b. gibson \n one plus one equals three \n roger barkann \n out of this world \n paul curry
1946
the phoenix 101150
Roger Barkann

Follow the Leaders

Related to

1946

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 102)

409



remainder? \n card is selected and the value used to calculate a result which is predicted \n ronald b. edwards
1947
the phoenix 101150
Ronald B. Edwards

Remainder?

1947

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 118)

475



two minutes from now \n spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too \n paul curry
1947
the phoenix 101150
Paul Curry

Two Minutes from Now

1947

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 125)

504



hilo \n as herb rungie, prediction of two amounts of cards and selection is found \n herb runge
1948
the phoenix 151200
Herb Runge

HiLo

1948

The Phoenix 151200
(Issue 162)

652



the mystic paper slips \n two predictions made, number chosen and that card counted to, number and card predicted \n arthur h. buckley
1948
the card expert entertains
Arthur H. Buckley

The Mystic Paper Slips

1948

The Card Expert Entertains

157



skillnil! \n combination of several routines, here as palchanis
 pay off (walter gibson)
 one good trick (walter gibson)
 a total mystery (tony kardyro)
 total mystery / sensational sensitive finger tips (tony kardyro)
 cardincidence (charles terraneau) \n dr. william t. palchinas \n pay off \n walter b. gibson \n one good trick... \n walter b. gibson \n cardincidence \n charles terraneau \n a total mystery \n tony kardyro \n sensational sensitive finger tips \n tony kardyro
1949
the phoenix 151200
Dr. William T. Palchinas

SkillNil!

Related to

1949

The Phoenix 151200
(Issue 183)

731



you can't lose \n predict that when spectator's cards and magician's cards are added together, there will be an even number or odd number \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards

You Can't Lose

1949

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

16



a baffling card stunt \n the trick that fooled einstein with cards \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards

A Baffling Card Stunt

1949

Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards

18



another 15 diamonds gag \n gag with fifteen of diamonds, calculation \n u. f. grant
1949
grant's inner circle magazine
U. F. Grant

Another 15 Diamonds Gag

May 1949

Grant's Inner Circle Magazine
(Vol. 1 No. 8)

10



my number, your card \n position of card predicted by writing the number on the face of a card in the deck \n unknown
1949
52 amazing card tricks

My Number, Your Card

1949

52 Amazing Card Tricks

45



faceup prediction \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n bob hummer \n face up prediction \n bob hummer
1949
52 amazing card tricks
Bob Hummer

FaceUp Prediction

Also published here

1949

52 Amazing Card Tricks

48



magic scheme \n no. 48, mathematical prediction \n clayton rawson
1950
scarne on card tricks
Clayton Rawson

Magic Scheme

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

85



the puzzler \n no. 70, mathematical procedure, add up to twelve \n bob short
1950
scarne on card tricks
Bob Short

The Puzzler

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

129



up and down \n no. 81, prediction cards give final positions of two selections after mixing procedure \n dai vernon \n double prediction \n charles t. jordan
1950
scarne on card tricks
Dai Vernon

Up and Down

Related to

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

148



the magic fourspot \n no. 82, prediction effect using two different mathematical forces \n paul morris \n p. c. sorcar
1950
scarne on card tricks
Paul Morris, P. C. Sorcar

The Magic FourSpot

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

150



scarne's sixway baffler \n no. 107, magician can divine number of cards, and red and black cards in two spectators' packets \n john scarne \n variation on sixway baffler \n george g. kaplan
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Scarne's SixWay Baffler

Related to

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

206



variation on sixway baffler \n no. 108, simplified version of trick \n george g. kaplan \n scarne's sixway baffler \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
George G. Kaplan

Variation on SixWay Baffler

Related to

1950

Scarne on Card Tricks

210



your deal \n \n george blake
1950
the phoenix 151200
George Blake

Your Deal

1950

The Phoenix 151200
(Issue 197)

788



problems in prophecy \n \n ronald b. edwards
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
Ronald B. Edwards

Problems in Prophecy

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 216)

862



card and number prediction \n card and total of two cards are predicted \n stewart james
1954
the nullificator
Stewart James

Card and Number Prediction

1954

The Nullificator

5



double time in spiritland \n performer puts four cards in a glass, spectator chooses any card, performer removes cards that add up to its value form the glass, remaining cards in glass added and that number counted down and the arrivedcard added, that number predicted \n stewart james \n the spirit mathematician \n charles t. jordan \n coloracle \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

Double Time in Spiritland

Inspired byVariations

1954

First Call To Cards

16



the square deal \n 4x4 layout, one row selected, a number generated from its values, that many cards taken from rest and a downunderdeal done with them, final card and a number are predicted \n stewart james \n coloracle \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

The Square Deal

Variations

1954

First Call To Cards

18



coloracle \n combination of previous two tricks \n stewart james \n double time in spiritland \n stewart james \n the square deal \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

Coloracle

Inspired by

1954

First Call To Cards

20



maccleod's miracle! \n four hands of bridge, spectator and performer turn cards over in each hand, total is predicted \n norman maccleod \n a trick in "the last testament of r.w. hull" \n mac cleod's wunder \n norman maccleod \n miracle! \n norman maccleod
1955
the new phoenix 301348
Norman MacCleod

MacCleod's Miracle!

Inspired by a trick in "The Last Testament of R.W. Hull"
Also published here

1955

The New Phoenix 301348
(Issue 328)

122



the straight prediction \n total of some selected cards match prediction, with poker chips \n mel brown
1955
the new phoenix 301348
Mel Brown

The Straight Prediction

1955

The New Phoenix 301348
(Issue 333)

140



payoff \n spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phases \n walter b. gibson \n pay off \n walter b. gibson
1956
the best in magic
Walter B. Gibson

PayOff

Also published here

1956

The Best in Magic

97



the estimated cut \n trick that fooled einstein \n unknown
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery

The Estimated Cut

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

5



prediction \n prediction of the location in the pack of two cards \n julian j. proskauer \n dai vernon
1959
more miracles in mentalism
Julian J. Proskauer, Dai Vernon

Prediction

1959

More Miracles in Mentalism

17



penultimate prophecy \n two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction \n karl fulves
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Penultimate Prophecy

May 1966

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 1 No. 7)

33



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 babel \n karl fulves \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters \n die kartenpyramide \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters \n the pyramid card trick \n karl fulves
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



incorporated color control \n  part one: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (rbbrrbbr...)
 part two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
 part three: number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted \n karl fulves \n p. 109 for comment \n the candy king \n stewart james \n incorporated color control with coins \n bob hemple \n color control  mentalists night out \n karl fulves \n riffle shuffle control \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves \n backwards bet \n karl fulves \n the red and the black \n paul curry
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Related toVariationsAlso published here

July 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 9)

111



double up \n two selections from topsyturvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Double Up

July 1968

Epilogue
(Issue 3)

23



more monge \n more notes on the monge shuffle:
 references
 recycling the deck
 the m/s shuffle
 tricks (position of selection predicted & do as i do)
 analog of the m/s shuffe \n martin gardner \n over/under  monge notes \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Martin Gardner

More Monge

Related to

Nov. 1968

Epilogue
(Issue 4)

29



the rue morgue problem \n cards riffle shuffled by spectators and dealt in pairs to players, they remove red or black poker chips according to redblack distribution, chip values and cards added, the total is 28 and predicted \n karl fulves
1968
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

The Rue Morgue Problem

1968

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

54



impromptu repeat miraskill \n miraskill effect with faceup/facedown cards instead of red/black cards \n edward marlo
1969
epilogue
Edward Marlo

Impromptu Repeat Miraskill

July 1969

Epilogue
(Issue 6)

45



la magie du nombre cyclique 142857 \n using cards and dice, number is multiplied and performer places result on table using cards, oddity of the number 142857 \n jean marc bujard
1970
hokus pokus
Jean Marc Bujard

La Magie du nombre cyclique 142857

1970

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 31 No. 3)

42



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 \n school daze \n roy walton \n the lucky ten \n peter duffie \n some indifference \n philip t. goldstein \n sum and difference \n karl fulves \n henry christ \n for christ's sake! \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n some difference \n karl fulves \n some difference \n karl fulves
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ

The HC Difference & Sum

Related toVariations

1971

ReputationMakers

113



the predetermined hour \n clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versions \n edward marlo \n the predetermined hour \n edward marlo \n easydetermined hour \n william zavis
1971
kabbala — volume 1
Edward Marlo

The Predetermined Hour

VariationsAlso published here

Jan. 1971

Kabbala — Volume 1
(Vol. 1 No. 1)

1



the predetermined hour \n clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versions \n edward marlo \n the predetermined hour \n edward marlo
1971
on the clock effect
Edward Marlo

The Predetermined Hour

Also published here

1971

On the Clock Effect

12



hummer  4 \n four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards predicted, cato \n charles hudson \n number hummer \n robert e. neale
1972
epilogue
Charles Hudson

Hummer  4

Related to

Nov. 1972

Epilogue
(Issue 16)

150



informer \n four quarters on table with an unknown indicator card in front of each, spectator cuts off a pile of each quarter, the indicator cards predict how many cards have been cut off of each pile, in second phase two poker hands are constructed from two piles \n roy walton \n informer \n roy walton
1972
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Roy Walton

Informer

Also published here

Dec. 1972

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 2)

575



four square prediction \n prediction of amount of red and black cards , two less than other spectator \n peter mcdonald \n rolf andra
1972
hokus pokus
Peter McDonald, Rolf Andra

Four Square Prediction

1972

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 33 No. 5)

89



daley's sympathetic numbers or lucky \n no. 277, spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card from four piles, selections are the four nines which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper \n dr. jacob daley \n die sympathetischen zahlen \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n daley's sympathetic number trick \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Sympathetic Numbers Or Lucky

Inspired byRelated to

1972

Jacob Daley's Notebooks

69



mini miraskil \n eight cards, two methods \n karl fulves
1973
notes from underground
Karl Fulves

Mini Miraskil

1973

Notes From Underground

44



humming with hummer \n card at thoughtof number signed on face, later it is the only oddbacked card with the thoughtof number on its back \n jon racherbaumer
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Jon Racherbaumer

Humming with Hummer

July 1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 7)

55



incorporated color control \n number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

4



double up \n two selections from topsyturvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Double Up

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

26



impromptu repeat miraskill \n miraskill effect with faceup/facedown cards instead of red/black cards \n edward marlo \n impromptu repeat miraskill \n edward marlo
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Edward Marlo

Impromptu Repeat Miraskill

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

74



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 hummer  4 \n charles hudson \n toddler \n philip t. goldstein \n robert e. neale \n "baby hummer" (charles hudson, linking ring)
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



close call \n four card prediction, total predicts position of selection \n karl fulves \n "palmist's prophesy" (roy walton, linking ring, june 1973) \n "close call" (linking ring, sept. 1974) \n thirtween \n jerry k. hartman \n close call \n dan macmillan \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton
1974
closeup mental magic
Karl Fulves

Close Call

Related toVariationsAlso published here "Close Call" (Linking Ring, Sept. 1974)

1974

CloseUp Mental Magic

12



mental opener \n spectator names number and that card is counted to faceup, number and card predicted, mirage deck, miscalling number \n robert parrish
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Robert Parrish

Mental Opener

Summer 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)

763



pharo here \n incomplete faro position, stopped at card controlled
 the placement
 the revelation \n karl fulves
1975
methods with cards — part 2
Karl Fulves

Pharo Here

1975

Methods with Cards — Part 2

102



double mental test \n one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methods \n jerry mentzer \n "double mental test" (linking ring, february 1971) \n double mental test \n jerry mentzer
1975
close up cues
Jerry Mentzer

Double Mental Test

Also published here

1975

Close Up Cues

13



thirtween \n two cards used to sandwich block of cards, sum of the two cards equal to the number of cards, block of cards shown to be perfect bridge hand \n jerry k. hartman \n close call \n karl fulves \n bunched hunch \n jerry k. hartman
1975
card fare
Jerry K. Hartman

Thirtween

Inspired byVariations

1975

Card Fare

41



bunched hunch \n two cards used to sandwich block of cards, sum of the two cards equal to the number of cards \n jerry k. hartman \n thirtween \n jerry k. hartman
1975
card fare
Jerry K. Hartman

Bunched Hunch

Inspired by

1975

Card Fare

43



the dream \n prediction of chosen pile, chosen word and relation of black cards in a pile to red cards in another pile \n gerald kosky
1975
the magic of gerald kosky
Gerald Kosky

The Dream

1975

The Magic of Gerald Kosky

174



predicting the total \n spectator chooses and adds three numbers chosen from number cards, performer predicts total \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

Predicting the Total

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part Two

35



personality \n no. 60, eightcard packet, spectator reverses cards and shuffles, at the end, three are one way and five the other which was predicted, doesn't work always \n bob hummer
1976
selfworking card tricks
Bob Hummer

Personality

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

91



double mental test \n one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in linking ring (feb. 1971), two methods \n jerry mentzer \n double mental test \n jerry mentzer
1977
closeup cavalcade finale
Jerry Mentzer

Double Mental Test

Also published here

1977

Closeup Cavalcade Finale

70



ultra location & prediction \n deck cut in thirds, one third turned over and top and bottom cards remembered, all put together and one riffle shuffle done, selections divined and number of reversed cards predicted \n harry lorayne
1977
the magic book
Harry Lorayne

Ultra Location & Prediction

1977

The Magic Book

107



it's impossible! \n automatic placement, position of card predicted, or other ideas:
 spell a name
 lie detector
 think stop \n harry lorayne
1977
the magic book
Harry Lorayne

It's Impossible!

1977

The Magic Book

146



close call \n four card prediction, total predicts position of selection \n dan macmillan \n close call \n karl fulves \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n jason england \n simsalasimmons \n aaron goldberg \n sim sala simmons \n aaron goldberg
1977
the gamblers' palm revisited
Dan MacMillan

Close Call

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1977

The Gamblers' Palm Revisited

21



thirtween ii \n two prediction cards placed into the deck, total value of the two cards equal to number of cards between them, the cards between them shown to be ace to king of hearts \n jerry k. hartman \n thirtween \n jerry k. hartman
1978
loose ends
Jerry K. Hartman

Thirtween II

Also published here

1978

Loose Ends

45



predictamania ii \n amount of cards cut and card are predicted \n larry becker \n predictamania plus \n edward marlo
1978
world of super mentalism
Larry Becker

PredictaMania II

Inspired by

1978

World of Super Mentalism

45



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



premium \n position of selection is predicted on another card \n john rule
1979
the chronicles
John Rule

Premium

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 21)

1271



ghost image \n deck of blank cards, prediction of amount of cut cards and thought of card \n larry becker
1979
the best of larry becker's world of super mentalism book ii
Larry Becker

Ghost Image

1979

The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II

140



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



strange harmony \n three selections add up to ten which is predicted, they then change to tens \n richard kaufman
1980
the gene maze card book
Richard Kaufman

Strange Harmony

1980

The Gene Maze Card Book

91



face up prediction \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n bob hummer \n faceup prediction \n bob hummer \n last word prediction \n ralph w. hull \n face up prediction \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Face Up Prediction

VariationsAlso published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

9



predicción \n efecto n°4, three spectators cut packet, prediction if packet is odd or even \n juan tamariz
1980
la baraja multiefecto
Juan Tamariz

Predicción

1980

La Baraja Multiefecto

27



controlled shufflebored \n number of reversed cards can be predicted \n simon aronson \n controlled shufflebored \n simon aronson
1980
shufflebored
Simon Aronson

Controlled ShuffleBored

Also published here

1980

ShuffleBored

10



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



numero \n selections added equal room number in hotel \n stephen tucker
1981
spellbinder
Stephen Tucker

Numero

1981

SpellBinder
(Vol. 1 No. 1)

10



witch craft \n prediction/ divination of relation of cards cut to and put in pocket \n kate shiels
1981
magick
Kate Shiels

Witch Craft

1981

Magick
(Issue 298)

1489



matheight prediction \n eight cards, after some procedure, three cards are added up, sum prediction in envelope \n howard a. adams
1981
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Matheight Prediction

1981

OICUFESP
(Issue 7  Matheight Miracles)

5



sum hummer \n ace to ten packet, mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, cato principle \n charles hudson \n a couple of pages \n harry lorayne \n sum hummer explored \n richard vollmer
1982
best of friends
Charles Hudson

Sum Hummer

Variations

1982

Best of Friends

105



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



countdown triple prediction \n two cards and number of cards in pile predicted \n simon aronson \n when too much is just enough \n jon racherbaumer
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Countdown Triple Prediction

Variations

1982

Sessions

80



twentytwo phorce \n spectator removes two cards among ten cards and performer does the same, total of cards matches prediction \n howard a. adams
1982
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Twentytwo Phorce

1982

OICUFESP
(Issue 9)

10



thirtythree phorce \n spectator removes three cards among ten cards and performer does the same, total of cards matches prediction \n howard a. adams
1982
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Thirtythree Phorce

1982

OICUFESP
(Issue 9)

11



newsy phorce \n follow up for thirtythree phorce, total of four remaining cards is predicted in newspaper add \n howard a. adams
1982
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Newsy Phorce

1982

OICUFESP
(Issue 9)

12



the red/black blues \n after a riffle shuffle the deck is separated in packets, red/black distribution predicted \n peter kane \n colors revealed \n rick johnsson \n walter rollins
1982
kane
Peter Kane

The Red/Black Blues

Inspired by

1982

Kane

77



the swindle slice \n two pieces of paper are inserted in deck by spectator, section between them removed, number and a cards predicted, when counted down in that section the card lies there \n peter kane
1982
kane
Peter Kane

The Swindle Slice

1982

Kane

106



141414 prediction \n two added up values predicted, with amusing surprise \n edward marlo
1983
marlo without tears
Edward Marlo

141414 Prediction

1983

Marlo without Tears

173



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



half open omen \n number prediction with cards using cyclical stack (si stebbins, eight kings), featuring comedy patter "heinz across the sea" \n stewart james
1983
arcane
Stewart James

Half Open Omen

1983

Arcane
(Issue 10)

129



the 229224 trick \n with playing cards \n roy walton \n pickpockeyt \n gentleman jack
1984
pabular
Roy Walton

The 229224 Trick

Inspired by

Apr. 1984

Pabular
(Vol. 8 No. 5)

1212



reduz \n card and number predicted, elaboration on stewart james' "heduz" (case for cards) \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James

Reduz

1984

Thequal

8



twinner \n card is secretly written down, deck dealt and position of card predicted \n thomas alan waters \n annemann's mental masterpiece \n theodore annemann
1984
mind, myth & magick
Thomas Alan Waters

Twinner

Related to

1984

Mind, Myth & Magick
(Issue Thynk)

619



twindow \n two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictet \n thomas alan waters \n staggered  prime presentation \n eddie joseph
1984
mind, myth & magick
Thomas Alan Waters

Twindow

Inspired by

1984

Mind, Myth & Magick
(Issue Thynk)

621



incorporated color control \n no. 42, number of colormatching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffle \n karl fulves \n incorporated color control \n karl fulves
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Incorporated Color Control

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

54



on the lam \n no. 57, number prediction on card gives position of later selection \n karl fulves \n the elel bluff force \n louis lam
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

On the Lam

Inspired by

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

82



the prediction deck \n no. 60, number of facedown cards after faceup/facedown shuffle predicted \n unknown
1984
more selfworking card tricks

The Prediction Deck

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

89



card prediction \n no. 6, during routine envelope with number and card prediction is opened, when counted down to number it is correct, performer genuinely blindfolded \n stephen minch
1984
eyeless in gaza
Stephen Minch

Card Prediction

1984

Eyeless in Gaza

17



mac cleod's wunder \n four hands of bridge, spectator and performer turn cards over in each hand, total is predicted \n norman maccleod \n maccleod's miracle! \n norman maccleod
1984
intermagic
Norman MacCleod

Mac Cleod's Wunder

Also published here

Jan. 1984

Intermagic
(Vol. 10 No. 3&4)

114



soul search \n two decks, one card is selected and performer predicted position of same card in second deck, see p. 1774 for credits \n basil horwitz \n rich bloch
1985
magick
Basil Horwitz, Rich Bloch

Soul Search

Aug. 1985

Magick
(Issue 355)

1771



worth repeating \n prediction if packet is odd or even, knife placed inside deck, repeated \n t. page wright
1985
magick
T. Page Wright

Worth Repeating

Nov. 1985

Magick
(Issue 360)

1799



magic with <i>paper magic</i> \n no. 81, this book is a forcebook with "tricks" as every fourth word at the start of each chapter, complicated force with cards, word and a card value predicted \n karl fulves
1985
selfworking paper magic
Karl Fulves

Magic with Paper Magic

1985

SelfWorking Paper Magic

146



prediction out of this world \n impromptu, number of mistakes predicted \n john c. wagner
1987
the commercial magic of j.c. wagner
John C. Wagner

Prediction Out Of This World

1987

The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner

16



the schizoid rosary \n two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predicted \n philip t. goldstein \n the schizoid rosary \n philip t. goldstein \n predicting red, black and courts \n nick trost
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

The Schizoid Rosary

VariationsAlso published here

1987

Doth

1



way out of this world \n spectator shuffles, number of mistakes are predicted \n ron wilson \n the new tops, april 1965
1987
the uncanny scot, ron wilson
Ron Wilson

Way Out of this World

Also published here

1987

The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson

25



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



informer \n four quarters on table with an unknown indicator card in front of each, spectator cuts off a pile of each quarter, the indicator cards predict how many cards have been cut off of each pile, in second phase two poker hands are constructed from two piles \n roy walton \n informer \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Informer

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

2



future shock \n two prediction cards tell suit, value and position of a selection that is chosen with tentwenty force, mates show up as well
 with a borrowed deck \n roy walton \n future shock \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Future Shock

Also published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

40



count me in \n three fourcard packets as predictions, three packets made, spectator assigns them packets to the prediction groups which add up to the amount of cards in the packets \n roy walton \n danny tong's lecture notes \n abra, dec. 1975, vol. 60 no. 1558, p. 444 \n count me in again \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Count Me In

VariationsAlso published here Danny Tong's lecture notes
 Abra, Dec. 1975, Vol. 60 No. 1558, p. 444

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

73



palmist's prophecy \n number of cards chosen from top of deck by spectator is predicted
 the repeat \n roy walton \n linking ring, june 1973 \n adding some weight \n peter duffie \n prophet sharing \n philip t. goldstein \n palmist's "businesscard" prophecy \n justin higham \n totally fooling \n simon aronson \n count me in \n gary plants \n the future packet \n peter duffie \n close call \n karl fulves
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Palmist's Prophecy

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

80



another prediction trick \n deck shuffled faceup/facedown, spectator deals in pairs and makes heaps according to orientation of pair, choses one heap, its red/black composition is predicted \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Another Prediction Trick

1988

The Complete Walton — Volume 2

94



toddler \n packet mixed faceup/facedown, values added up is force number \n philip t. goldstein \n robert e. neale \n "baby hummer" (charles hudson, linking ring) \n number hummer \n robert e. neale
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale

Toddler

Inspired by "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Variations

1989

Fifth

3



the schizoid rosary \n two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predicted \n philip t. goldstein \n the schizoid rosary \n philip t. goldstein
1989
a phil goldstein collection
Philip T. Goldstein

The Schizoid Rosary

Also published here

1989

A Phil Goldstein Collection

87



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



whether forecast \n spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are aces, aces change into royal flush, redeal principle \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff
Michael Powers

Whether Forecast

1990

Top Secret Stuff

21



what about hummer's number? \n cards shuffled faceup/facedown with some procedure, result predicted \n jon racherbaumer \n face up prediction \n bob hummer
1990
cardfixes
Jon Racherbaumer

What About Hummer's Number?

Inspired by

1990

Cardfixes

44



the dreamy dream clock \n mate of clockselection predicted in pocket and hour reversed in deck \n jon racherbaumer \n the broken clock \n jon racherbaumer
1990
cardfixes
Jon Racherbaumer

The Dreamy Dream Clock

Variations

1990

Cardfixes

101



not only the number, but... \n spectator cuts off cards, number of cards and card cut to predicted, fifteen memorized cards, prediction index, for correction see ricochet reference, three handlings \n edward marlo \n ken simmons \n ricochet \n jon racherbaumer \n "finally" (ken simmons, lecture notes 1990)
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons

Not Only the Number, but...

Inspired by "Finally" (Ken Simmons, Lecture Notes 1990)
Related to

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 4)

3



school daze \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction \n roy walton \n some indifference \n philip t. goldstein \n the hc difference & sum \n henry christ
1991
profile
Roy Walton

School Daze

Inspired byVariations

Dec. 1991

Profile
(Issue 5)

1



cut at any number \n cutting to thoughtof number, false count \n t. page wright
1991
page wright's manuscript
T. Page Wright

Cut at Any Number

1991

Page Wright's Manuscript

165



odd prophecies \n spectator inserts knife, cards above knife counted, it is predicted by performer or spectator if that number will be odd or even \n t. page wright
1991
page wright's manuscript
T. Page Wright

Odd Prophecies

1991

Page Wright's Manuscript

180



thirtween \n two prediction cards placed into the deck, total value of the two cards equal to number of cards between them, the cards between them shown to be ace to king of hearts \n jerry k. hartman \n thirtween ii \n jerry k. hartman
1991
card craft
Jerry K. Hartman

Thirtween

Also published here

1991

Card Craft

595



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



some indifference \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction \n philip t. goldstein \n school daze \n roy walton \n a note from roy walton \n roy walton \n the hc difference & sum \n henry christ
1992
profile
Philip T. Goldstein

Some Indifference

Inspired byRelated toVariations

June 1992

Profile
(Issue 8)

7



a note from roy walton \n idea \n roy walton \n some indifference \n philip t. goldstein
1992
profile
Roy Walton

A Note from Roy Walton

Inspired by

Oct. 1992

Profile
(Issue 10)

2



quadruple prediction \n four predictions, four aces are put in the deck at several places, prediction name amount of cards above aces, see p. 171 for additional credits \n steve beam \n 10694 \n bert fenn \n neal elias \n leftovers \n steve beam \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam \n errata \n steve beam \n errata \n steve beam
1993
semiautomatic card tricks
Steve Beam

Quadruple Prediction

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1993

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

31



open and shut \n cards cut and dealt by performer and spectator number and cards are predicted \n wayne kyzer
1993
semiautomatic card tricks
Wayne Kyzer

Open and Shut

1993

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks

75



early indications \n sixteen cards used, cut and several milk build shuffles done, two cards at two positions are predicted \n karl fulves
1993
verbatim
Karl Fulves

Early Indications

1993

Verbatim
(Issue 8)

91



the static deck prediction \n card and its position remembered, later the card is found at predicted position, two phases \n peter duffie
1993
card selection
Peter Duffie

The Static Deck Prediction

1993

Card Selection

17



eleven plus, plus \n \n peter duffie
1994
apocalypse
Peter Duffie

Eleven Plus, Plus

Feb. 1994

Apocalypse
(Vol. 17 No. 2)

2319



pileup \n sixcard pyramid layout, top card switch consecutively downwards to base, total of bottom row predicted "with reasonable accuracy", inspired by drop case carnival con game \n karl fulves \n three card tricks \n mel bennett
1994
crooked tales
Karl Fulves

PileUp

Variations

1994

Crooked Tales

124



extra for experts \n additional ideas for predictperfect \n meir yedid
1994
predictperfect
Meir Yedid

Extra for Experts

1994

PredictPerfect

19



chance encounter \n dealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 1415 stack \n karl fulves \n close encounter \n karl fulves
1994
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Chance Encounter

Related to

1994

Rigmarole
(Issue 6)

71



little nothings  part one \n two packets dealt until the ace of spades is seen in one pile, remaining cards are twelve cards, number is forced \n karl fulves \n little nothings \n karl fulves
1994
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Little Nothings  part one

Inspired by

1994

Rigmarole
(Issue 7)

83



the future packet \n number of cards cut off by spectator is predicted via the sum in another packet \n peter duffie \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton \n back to the future packet \n peter duffie
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Peter Duffie

The Future Packet

Inspired byVariations

1994

Wonderful Routines of Magic — The Second Addendum

25



a "quickie" revisited \n number of cards cut off and card selected are predicted, see "errata" in issue #3 (p. 31) for more references \n jack carpenter \n a matter of debit and credit \n unknown \n the quickie card trick \n milton berle \n errata \n stephen hobbs
1994
labyrinth
Jack Carpenter

A "Quickie" Revisited

Inspired byRelated to

1994

Labyrinth
(Issue 1)

14



controlled shufflebored \n number of reversed cards can be predicted \n simon aronson \n controlled shufflebored \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

Controlled ShuffleBored

Also published here

1994

Bound to Please

156



eleven plus \n stay stack principle, number prediction \n peter duffie \n imagine \n the eleven routine \n nick trost
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

Eleven Plus

VariationsAlso published here

1995

Duffie's Card Compulsions

170



eightsum \n \n peter duffie
1995
apocalypse
Peter Duffie

Eightsum

July 1995

Apocalypse
(Vol. 18 No. 7)

2529



point spread \n red/black game in several phases played by two spectators, performer predicts difference between number of red and black cards, repeat, shufflebored finale \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Point Spread

1995

Simply Simon

3



signs \n zodiac sign cards specify one's lucky number, color, symbol..., crossindex index with example effects \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Signs

1995

Simply Simon

271



a short routine: colorful countdown \n spectator selects card, lucky number on zodiac chart is looked up, at that position is selection \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

A Short Routine: Colorful Countdown

1995

Simply Simon

297



a long routine: three is a charm \n three spectators, card, color and symbol selected, position of card and color and symbol written on zodiac chart when spectator's signs are looked up \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

A Long Routine: Three is a Charm

1995

Simply Simon

298



chance by choice \n four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope \n scott robinson \n errors and omissions \n steve beam
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Scott Robinson

Chance by Choice

Related to

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

89



location, location, location \n three spectators cut some cards and chose a card, amount and selections are predicted and located, 9force \n steve beam \n prime location \n steve beam \n number trick \n van osdol
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Steve Beam

Location, Location, Location

Inspired byVariations

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

172



no guesswork \n no. 1, spectator cuts off some cards from a pile, prediction in the form of "the same as you and enough to make them twelve, ..." (the trick that fooled einstein) \n unknown
1995
easy magic

No Guesswork

1995

Easy Magic

1



secret thought \n no. 2, position of card predicted, selection via cutting some cards off and remembering card at that number \n karl fulves
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves

Secret Thought

1995

Easy Magic

2



sum and difference \n no. 5, highest and lowest card from a packet removed, sum and difference of those values calculated and added, result predicted \n karl fulves \n henry christ \n the hc difference & sum \n henry christ
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ

Sum and Difference

Inspired by

1995

Easy Magic

6



i've got your number \n no. 6, packet mixed faceup and facedown, half given to performer behind back, number of faceup cards in one half plus facedown in other half predicted three times \n karl fulves
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves

I've Got Your Number

1995

Easy Magic

7



stockmarket magic \n no. 7, three spectator each have the same number of cards, cards are removed and exchanged according to instructions, final number of cards divined and predicted \n karl fulves
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves

StockMarket Magic

1995

Easy Magic

8



bat fishing \n borrowed dollar bill, eight cards selected, their values are serial number of bill \n paul harris
1996
the art of astonishment — book 3
Paul Harris

Bat Fishing

1996

The Art of Astonishment — Book 3
(Issue New Stuff)

37



another anyone anywhere \n thought of card's position predicted, then spectator divines position of performer's card, partial memorized deck and prediction pocket index (twelve items) \n allan ackerman
1997
i can't believe it's not all cards
Allan Ackerman

Another Anyone Anywhere

1997

I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards

53



seven card draw prediction \n predicted number of red/black cards selected, taking cards from top and bottom \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Seven Card Draw Prediction

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

123



all the fives! \n packet of four cards set aside as prediction, spectator eliminates cards until two cards left, values added together equal five, four cards are the four fives (variation, first published in abracadabra no. 2590) \n peter duffie \n george mcbride \n the eleven routine \n nick trost
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie, George McBride

All The Fives!

Variations

1997

Effortless Card Magic

72



acquiescence \n two spectators lay out pairs, redblack matching total predicted \n peter duffie \n prophecy in color \n nick trost
1997
n.d.e. — a near deck experience
Peter Duffie

Acquiescence

Variations

1997

N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience

1



psychic calculator \n george sands's prime number principle \n peter duffie
1997
n.d.e. — a near deck experience
Peter Duffie

Psychic Calculator

1997

N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience

16



quadruple prediction \n four predictions, four aces are put in the deck at several places, prediction name amount of cards above aces \n steve beam \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam
1997
sound effects
Steve Beam

Quadruple Prediction

Also published here

1997

Sound Effects

1



the "eight four" trick \n value of designated card in one half of deck dictates position of selection in other half of deck \n aaron fisher
1997
labyrinth
Aaron Fisher

The "Eight Four" Trick

1997

Labyrinth
(Issue 6)

4



predicting the cut \n two cards placed aside, selection lost, two cards from beginning added, performer cuts off that many cards, last card is selection \n ken simmons \n larry's favorite \n larry jennings \n top and bottom blackstone \n michael skinner
1997
onyx
Ken Simmons

Predicting the Cut

Inspired by

Oct. 1997

Onyx
(Issue 1)

30



kings can count \n two piles, spades and hearts counted in one packet, prediction about difference made \n sam schwartz
1998
the fine print
Sam Schwartz

Kings Can Count

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 8)

245



the pluto bet \n red black sorting procedure, outcome predicted \n karl fulves \n profiling \n karl fulves
1998
the fine print
Karl Fulves

The Pluto Bet

Related to

1998

The Fine Print
(Issue 9)

273



predict \n deck cut, nine cards counted off, some added, total predicted \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

Predict

1998

Deck Direct

7



automatch prediction 2 \n blank cards with different mixed backs, eight pairs made, three of them match which is predicted \n peter duffie
1998
covert concepts
Peter Duffie

AutoMatch Prediction 2

1998

Covert Concepts

6



"seven card draw" prediction \n predicted number of red/black cards selected, taking cards from top and bottom \n nick trost
1999
the fine print
Nick Trost

"Seven Card Draw" Prediction

1999

The Fine Print
(Issue 10)

313



supplementary note \n spectator remembers card and its position, when check it is not there anymore and has moved to a predicted position \n karl fulves \n j. w. sarles
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles

Supplementary Note

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

59



simsalasimmons \n four card prediction, total predicts position of selection \n aaron goldberg \n close call \n dan macmillan \n sim sala simmons \n aaron goldberg
1999
onyx
Aaron Goldberg

SimSalaSimmons

Inspired byAlso published here

Dec. 1999

Onyx
(Issue 9)

32



sim sala simmons \n four card prediction, total predicts position of selection \n aaron goldberg \n simsalasimmons \n aaron goldberg \n close call \n dan macmillan
1999
cyber sessions
Aaron Goldberg

Sim Sala Simmons

Inspired byAlso published here

1999

Cyber Sessions

35



a card and a number \n card at freely chosen number has red back and is predicted \n chad long
2000
some other stuff...
Chad Long

A Card and A Number

2000

Some Other Stuff...

5



faceup prediction \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n bob hummer \n face up prediction \n bob hummer
2000
off the books
Bob Hummer

FaceUp Prediction

Also published here

2000

Off The Books
(Issue 2)

8



last word prediction \n number of faceup cards predicted \n ralph w. hull \n "the testament of ralph w. hull" (trevor hall, 1945) \n face up prediction \n bob hummer
2000
off the books
Ralph W. Hull

Last Word Prediction

Inspired byAlso published here "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" (Trevor Hall, 1945)

2000

Off The Books
(Issue 2)

8



miracle! \n four hands of bridge, spectator and performer turn cards over in each hand, total is predicted \n norman maccleod \n maccleod's miracle! \n norman maccleod
2000
off the books
Norman MacCleod

Miracle!

Also published here

2000

Off The Books
(Issue 2)

9



you're the prophet \n spectator decides whether 24 or 28 cards will be faceup after cutting and riffleshuffling faceup into facedown \n karl fulves \n mirakil \n stephen clark
2000
off the books
Karl Fulves

You're The Prophet

Inspired by

2000

Off The Books
(Issue 2)

10



prime location \n cards reveal selection and amount of cut cards \n steve beam \n location, location, location \n steve beam \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

Prime Location

Inspired by

2000

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 3

77



backlog \n card freely chosen faceup, value and suit spelled to separately and the two cards removed and added, that number is written at the back of the selection \n peter duffie \n fred 23 \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Backlog

Related to

2000

New Inspirations

2



colorosity plus! \n two oddcolored cards are eventually in two piles, the add up to a number prediction (7/8 force stack) \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Colorosity Plus!

2000

New Inspirations

9



prophet sharing \n  the other month
selection's position is predicted with two card values \n philip t. goldstein \n "predictum" (peter duffie, 21 card tricks) \n magicana errata \n pete mccabe \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton
2000
genii
Philip T. Goldstein

Prophet Sharing

Inspired byRelated to

Jan. 2000

Genii
(Vol. 63 No. 1)

56



color cocktail \n number of red and black cards in chosen amount of cards is predicted \n roy walton
2000
genii
Roy Walton

Color Cocktail

Dec. 2000

Genii
(Vol. 63 No. 12)

56



prior commitment \n two jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, the numbers are then shown to have been predicted on the back of the jokers \n simon aronson \n a coin trick \n asi wind \n chapter seven: the false frame of reference \n darwin ortiz \n satan is my buddy \n bob farmer \n undo two \n scott baird \n prior commitment \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Prior Commitment

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2001

Try the Impossible

3



gamble ramble \n spectator choses cards in layout according to rules, black cards added and red subtracted, total predicted, fourway approach \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared
Karl Fulves

Gamble Ramble

2001

Hex Squared

87



mental math \n no. 10, three spectator concoct threedidget numbers from cards, they are added and sum predicted as four cards in case \n unknown
2001
new selfworking card tricks

Mental Math

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

16



kings can count \n no. 29, two suits for two spectators each, cards of those suits counted in packets, difference predicted \n sam schwartz \n karl fulves
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves

Kings can Count

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

44



bet a million \n no. 39, "as many cards as your number, plus enough...", bet presentation \n karl fulves \n walter b. gibson
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves, Walter B. Gibson

Bet a Million

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

57



tomorrow's card \n no. 47, eight cards shuffled faceup/facedown, number of reversed cards and their identity predicted \n karl fulves \n "baby hummer" (charles hudson, linking ring)
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves

Tomorrow's Card

Inspired by "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

67



a perfect strike \n no. 72, tencard layout folded and some values added to force a number \n mel bennett \n three card tricks \n mel bennett
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Mel Bennett

A Perfect Strike

Also published here

2001

New SelfWorking Card Tricks

111



out on location \n no. 7, two selections chosen by cutting off small numbers and remembering cards at corresponding positions, position of one is predicted and identity of the other \n roy walton \n karl fulves \n double double prediction effect \n andy choy
2001
my best selfworking card tricks
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves

Out on Location

Variations

2001

My Best SelfWorking Card Tricks

15



a couple of pages \n sixteen cards mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted \n harry lorayne \n sum hummer \n charles hudson
2001
personal collection
Harry Lorayne

A Couple of Pages

Inspired by

2001

Personal Collection

489



another moment \n cato procedure with twelvecard packet, reversed cards at end are known, or total predicted, or... \n harry lorayne
2001
personal collection
Harry Lorayne

Another Moment

2001

Personal Collection

499



triple humdinger \n faceup/facedown prediction of number of cards in packet, three predictions \n peter duffie \n personality test \n bob hummer \n intuitive \n peter duffie \n strike out \n steve beam
2001
cards by all means
Peter Duffie

Triple Humdinger

Inspired byRelated to

2001

Cards By All Means

16



concam rendezvous \n packet cut off, card at that position remembered, predicted and its position as well, faro, penelope's principle \n r. paul wilson \n channel one, issue 5 \n rendezvous in lugano \n giorgio tarchini
2001
omerta
R. Paul Wilson

ConCam Rendezvous

VariationsAlso published here

2001

Omerta

5



number game \n a sum is generated from number cards and predicted \n roy walton \n perplexing addition \n roy walton
2001
genii
Roy Walton

Number Game

Inspired by

Jan. 2001

Genii
(Vol. 64 No. 1)

85



double roulette \n miraskill with actual number of matches predicted \n karl fulves
2001
discoverie
Karl Fulves

Double Roulette

2001

Discoverie
(Issue 5)

66



sympathetic numbers \n cards dealt until spectator calls stop, then four cards chosen, ten cards dealt, all selections are tens and prediction is ten \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n the harmony of numbers \n dr. h. walter grote \n die sympathetischen zahlen \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n los sietesdieces \n joaquín matas
2002
hofzinser's card tricks
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

Sympathetic Numbers

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2002

Hofzinser's Card Tricks

15



association of thoughts \n twenty cards on table, sixspot chosen, six cards become twentysix \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n gedankenassoziation \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
2002
hofzinser's card tricks
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

Association of Thoughts

Also published here

2002

Hofzinser's Card Tricks

22



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Scott Robinson

Repackaged Prediction

Inspired byVariations

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

119



oddly even \n cards are distributed and dealt into piles, prediction of even and odd piles, with several spectators \n erikk dalu
2002
syzygy
Erikk Dalu

Oddly Even

2002

Syzygy
(Vol. 5 No. 9)

390



more tricks and wisdom \n position of chosen card is predicted, kind of stop trick presentation \n al baker \n the sphinx, vol. 29 no. 6, aug. 1930
2003
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

More Tricks and Wisdom

Also published here The Sphinx, Vol. 29 No. 6, Aug. 1930

2003

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Magazines)

627



affinity in numbers \n prediction \n john scarne \n roberto giobbi \n a compatibility test \n nick trost
2003
card college — volume 5
John Scarne, Roberto Giobbi

Affinity in Numbers

Variations

2003

Card College — Volume 5

1153



on the square \n "a magic square routine"
spectator takes any row or column of a 4x4 cards layout, values added, matched number of cutoff cards \n sam schwartz \n ted lesley magic square routine \n h. adrian smith's instant magic square \n h. adrian smith
2003
latter day secrets
Sam Schwartz

On The Square

Inspired by Ted Lesley Magic Square routine
Related to

2003

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 8)

301



intervals \n distance numbers between a fourofakind, numbers added, number predicted by performer \n karl fulves
2003
off the books
Karl Fulves

Intervals

2003

Off The Books
(Issue 9)

181



number at card \n deck with numbers on the backs, named card has named number on back, two versions \n anthony owen \n number at card \n anthony owen
2003
some tricks
Anthony Owen

Number At Card

Also published here

2003

Some Tricks

2



prior commitment \n two jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, the numbers are then shown to have been predicted on the back of the jokers \n simon aronson \n prior commitment \n simon aronson
2003
lecture notes
Simon Aronson

Prior Commitment

Also published here

2003

Lecture Notes

3



secret counting \n two cards removed from deck are found after riffle shuffle and clocking value predicted, no real card counting required \n karl fulves \n interface technique  example 17 \n karl fulves
2004
when psychics play poker
Karl Fulves

Secret Counting

Related to

2004

When Psychics Play Poker

35



calculated risk \n number is formed with calculator, cards are mixed and match the total, using a swindle of sorts \n mick ayres
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
Mick Ayres

Calculated Risk

2004

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 5

138



ahead of the game \n prediction in pocket, cards add up to find position of selection \n mick ayres \n the conjurer's touch \n unknown
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
Mick Ayres

Ahead of the Game

Inspired by

2004

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 5

170



match and rematch \n three cards as predictions, their values give the amount of cards in three cutoff packets and they also match the cards cut to, using killer count \n peter duffie \n aldo colombini \n robin robertson
2004
killer koncepts
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson

Match and Rematch

2004

Killer Koncepts

40



black magic prediction \n ace and three to predict 13 and 31, where two selections are found \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Black Magic Prediction

2004

Diamonds from Coal

75



undo cullpability2 \n two selections found at two numbers
 further variant \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n undo cullpability \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

UnDo CullPability2

Inspired by

2004

Diamonds from Coal

80



undoozy \n two cards, their numbers predict positions of two later selections, impromptu setting of undo influence with applications \n jerry k. hartman \n do undo others \n jerry k. hartman
2004
diamonds from coal
Jerry K. Hartman

Undoozy

Variations

2004

Diamonds from Coal

81



do undo others \n two oddbacked cards put in deck as prediction, their values predict positions of two selections \n jerry k. hartman \n undoozy \n jerry k. hartman
2004
diamonds from coal
Jerry K. Hartman

Do Undo Others

Inspired by

2004

Diamonds from Coal

85



once in a lifetime \n birthday predicted on a card, a card is also predicted \n jay sankey
2004
sankey unleashed
Jay Sankey

Once in a Lifetime

2004

Sankey Unleashed

116



paging ben franklin \n three cards chosen, dollar bill changes into a book page, page number matches the three values of the cards, in book is dollar bill instead of page \n jay sankey
2004
sankey unleashed
Jay Sankey

Paging Ben Franklin

2004

Sankey Unleashed

133



mnabacus (jack london) \n total of three threedigit numbers is predicted, cards selected from deck to build numbers \n juan tamariz \n jack london's "almost real prediction" 1973. \n ad infinitum \n david berglas \n esoteric \n michał kociołek
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

Mnabacus (Jack London)

Inspired by Jack London's "Almost Real Prediction" 1973.
Related to

2004

Mnemonica

265



catch## \n seven cards sorted to match prediction then they change into spectator's phone number \n kostya kimlat
2004
a lecture collection
Kostya Kimlat

Catch##

2004

A Lecture Collection

27



a mental maguffin \n prediction about how many cards are cut, and which card is cut to, handsoff \n barrie richardson \n club 71, spring 2001
2005
act two
Barrie Richardson

A Mental Maguffin

Also published here

2005

Act Two

241



predestination \n spectator shuffles packet faceup into facedown under table, amount of reversed cards is predicted \n bob ostin \n "predestination" in "abracadabra" nr. 2355. march, 1991.
2005
bob ostin — a lifetime of magical inventions
Bob Ostin

Predestination

Variations "Predestination" in "Abracadabra" Nr. 2355. March, 1991.

2005

Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions

84



the shredder \n paper in shredder, number of total of two cards appear cut out on paper \n bob ostin
2005
bob ostin — a lifetime of magical inventions
Bob Ostin

The Shredder

2005

Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions

112



casino i.q. \n two fivecard piles, cards turned up simultaneously, when both add up to sixteen the cards are predicted \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Casino I.Q.

2006

Prolix
(Issue 1)

32



last card standing \n cards taken from either end of tabled row alternately, remaining card predicted \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Last Card Standing

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

73



predictabill \n cards taken from either end of tabled row, values added, prediction in dollar bills \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

PredictABill

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

74



prepoker \n parity poker with number prediction, then jonah card principle in second phase \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

PrePoker

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

75



blind chance \n cards taken from either end of tabled row, values added, outcome predicted by spectator \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Blind Chance

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

76



robocon \n cards taken from either end of tabled row, values added, outcome predicted, twoway out
 wallet idea (himber wallet with slit in middle)
 double cut (twoway out prediction from fulves's "the magic book") \n karl fulves \n how to predict the super bowl \n karl fulves \n richard himber
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

RoboCon

Related to

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

78



234 5lefta \n eightcard pile, three removed after cut from either top or bottom, two numbers arrived at, they match
 add to nine variation \n howard a. adams
2006
prolix
Howard A. Adams

234 5Lefta

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

124



fivelefta eleven \n eightcard pile, three removed after cut from either top or bottom, weird number prediction involving writing letters on cards and spelling
 esp version
 howard adams note
 kf note \n howard a. adams
2006
prolix
Howard A. Adams

Fivelefta Eleven

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

125



sixlefta subtracta \n eightcard pile, two removed after cut from either top or bottom \n howard a. adams
2006
prolix
Howard A. Adams

Sixlefta Subtracta

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

128



doublefta \n double version of fivelefta, two versions (esp and number cards) \n howard a. adams
2006
prolix
Howard A. Adams

Doublefta

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

132



vifteena variation \n sixcard packet, spelling to arrive at a number \n howard a. adams
2006
prolix
Howard A. Adams

Vifteena Variation

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

135



houdini's unfinished trick \n prediction with numbers, using demarco's pocket calculator force \n jack avis \n michael de marco item in linking ring, may 2001
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

Houdini's Unfinished Trick

Inspired by Michael de Marco item in Linking Ring, May 2001

2006

Rara Avis

79



the mystery of x (ten) \n a ten spot and cards that add up to ten show up, number ten is predicted \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

The Mystery of X (Ten)

2006

Rara Avis

101



choice cut \n value added to amount of cut cards, total is predicted \n scott robinson \n repackaged prediction \n scott robinson
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 6
Scott Robinson

Choice Cut

Inspired by

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 6

185



the freakish miracle #2 \n two shuffled decks are dealt face up, when two cards match, card is turned over and number of dealt pairs until match occurred is written on it \n tomas blomberg
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Tomas Blomberg

The Freakish Miracle #2

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

16



swedish parity poker \n instructions for a game with five players, performer wins, prediction of total of values in performer's hand \n tomas blomberg
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Tomas Blomberg

Swedish Parity Poker

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

123



the pat hand \n spectator choses five cards from a deck with numbers on the back, prediction of total and of cards \n doug canning
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Doug Canning

The Pat Hand

2006

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 7

190



manto \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n roberto giobbi \n richard vollmer \n bob hummer \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n richard vollmer’s “topsyturvy” in "antologie des tours automatiques" 1986, p. 90.
2006
card college light
Roberto Giobbi, Richard Vollmer, Bob Hummer

Manto

Inspired by

2006

Card College Light

129



sum hummer explored \n packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, cato principle \n richard vollmer \n sum hummer \n charles hudson \n sum hummer explored \n harry lorayne \n richard vollmer
2007
best of friends — volume iii
Richard Vollmer

Sum Hummer Explored

Inspired byVariations

2007

Best of Friends — Volume III

264



arranging a force \n seven cards stuck in upright standing book in random order, book opened, some cards are now facing front and some back, forcing total \n karl fulves
2007
prolix
Karl Fulves

Arranging A Force

2007

Prolix
(Issue 3)

188



three read messages \n using 3d glasses with blue/red foils to make messages appear in scribblings
 routine no. 1 (selection found at position in prediction message)
 routine no. 2 (card at chosen position is predicted)
 routine no. 3 (card found at page number) \n david berglas
2007
genii
David Berglas

Three Read Messages

May 2007

Genii
(Vol. 70 No. 5)

91



cut to the choice \n magician knows how many cards four spectators will cut off the deck, then top card of each pile is shown to be an ace \n jerry k. hartman \n killer count \n steve beam
2007
card dupery
Jerry K. Hartman

Cut to the Choice

Inspired by

2007

Card Dupery

214



stuck at 26 \n faceup/facedown mixed deck, spectator does faceup/facedown cutting procedure that retains a card at twentysixth position \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

Stuck At 26

2008

Prolix
(Issue 4)

223



computation foretold \n number forcing stack \n t. page wright \n william larsen \n the sphinx, feb. 1931
2008
prolix
T. Page Wright, William Larsen

Computation Foretold

Also published here

2008

Prolix
(Issue 5)

288



double prediction \n spectator cuts off some card, another card chosen by counting down to a number, mate is predicted and two more prediction cards add up to amount of cutoff cards \n józsef kovács
2008
antinomy
József Kovács

Double Prediction

Oct. 2008

Antinomy
(Vol. 4 No. 2)

25



dismembering the future \n two cards put away as prediction, packet cut into two piles, both counted, number arrived at, that number's digits is predicted with the two cards, from 1947 letter \n allan slaight \n the james file, 2000 \n remembering the future \n stewart james
2008
spins & needles
Allan Slaight

Dismembering the Future

Inspired byAlso published here

2008

Spins & Needles

27



lucifour \n number and card predicted, using dice \n allan slaight \n the james file, 2000 \n "lucifer, 3rd" (stewart james, the james file, 2000)
2008
spins & needles
Allan Slaight

Lucifour

Inspired by "Lucifer, 3rd" (Stewart James, The James File, 2000)
Also published here

2008

Spins & Needles

144


