241 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Super-Senses / Packet thickness
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies
1876 84
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
1889 122
Practical Illustrations
  • top cards named after cut
  • spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
1890 75
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenwage performer names number of cards in cut-off pile, with patter
1896 87
Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating
1896 89
Der Künstler als Wagenmensch No. 7, human scale, performer cuts off cards and knows exact weight and number of cards, repeated, wide cards at known positions
1900 73
S. W. Erdnase Weighing Cards
1902 180
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades)
1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
14
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins
1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
21
Louis Nikola "Stop" Riffle, say stop anytime, magician can tell how many cards are riffled off
Also published here 1927 22
Louis Nikola Cards By Weight Can tell number of cards in the packet by its weight
Also published here 1927 23
Jack Merlin Telling the Amount of Cards Cut by a Spectator performer knows amount of cards cut to, then asks for another number and cuts that number himself
1927/28 8
Oswald Rae Cutting A Pack of Cards performer cuts any number of cards, four corner crimps
1928 7
Discovered Number spectator removes some cards from behind back, performer then produces card with same value as number of removed cards
1928 12
Al Baker The Card Counting Mystery cutting same amount than spectator, short and wide cards
Related to 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
481
Tommy Tucker Guessing the Number of Cards by Weight using the Glide false count
1933 16
William Larsen The Riffle-Down quickly getting break at any small number, preparing with two breaks
Variations 1933 28
T. Page Wright, Frank Shepard A Cut At Any Number named number is instantly cut off, different approaches
Inspired by 1933 36
Theodore Annemann Odd or Even, Which? knowing whether a packet has an odd or even number of cards, alternating one-way backs
Related to 1934 10
How Many Cards Did I Take? No. 31, spectator removes small number of cards and performer produces a card whose number corresponds to that number
1935 30
Effect 2: To Tell How Many And What Cards Have Been Drawn From the Pack Si Stebbins application
1935 46
Up Your Sleeve spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many
1937 92
Counting by Eye cutting off certain number of cards, slick locator
1937 99
Odd or Even cutting off odd or even number of cards at will, slick card
1937 99
Theodore Annemann Odd or Even knowing whether a packet has an odd or even number of cards, alternating one-way backs
Related to 1937 148
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck
1937 198
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins
1937 219
Arthur H. Buckley Cards and Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced
Also published here 1937 241
The "Cut" Count cutting exact number of cards, stripper deck
1937 267
Lifting Any Number of Cards Called For - No. 1 stripper deck
1937 277
Lifting Any Number of Cards Called For - No. 2 stripper deck
1937 277
Louis Nikola "Stop." apparently count the cards while riffling, or cutting off a requested number
Also published here 1937 392
Louis Nikola Cards by Weight memorized deck
Also published here 1937 393
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37)
177
Trick Wherein a Packet's Number of Cards is Divined
1938 113
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card
Variations 1938 461
Al Baker Mysterious Divination spectators put packets in pocket, performer divines number of cards for each, stacked deck
Also published here 1938 544
Oscar Weigle The Triple Enigma spectator puts cards in pocket and remembers a card in rest of deck, performer divines card and number of pocketed cards, then locates card, short card
1939 38
Charlie Miller Dexterous Fingers
1940 230
Edward Marlo Another Rosini performer tells how many cards are cut off, crimps in deck
1940
Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto)
12
Billy O'Connor Cutting Off any Number of Cards using "Instanto" deck
1940
The Jinx (Issue 115)
680
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin The Multiplication of Cards While in the Someones Hands cut-off amount divined, then number increased in spectator's hands, translated by Hugard
1940 31
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Lighting Calculator number named, that many cards cut off, next card selection
1941 23
Eddie Joseph Cutting the Pack named number of cards cut off, estimation and false count
1941 10
Tony Kardyro A Total Mystery spectator cuts off cards, counts them and replaces them, performer later cuts same amount
Related to 1941 9
Tony Kardyro Routine Using the "Total Mystery" and "Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips" combination of both routines
1941 10
Val Evans The Million And First Deck stack with thirteen long cards, chart on card case or memorized
  • spelling to any named card
  • cutting any number of cards
  • calculation rules after cutting the memorized deck
  • naming chosen cards directly
  • story deck (see next item)
1941 24
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
Related toAlso published here 1941 98
Eddie Joseph The Tekka Card Trick four amounts of cards divined after lots of dealing and pile-making, Aces as key cards distributed in deck
1942 33
Bob Hummer Little Stranger spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1945 1
Warren Wiersbe In My Estimation ... performer cuts off same amount of cards as spectator
Related toVariations 1946 6
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Routine: Cards By Weight multiple phases, Ace-King set-up, faro
Related toVariations 1947 13
Jean Hugard A Nikola Presentation starting with a shuffled deck
  • Naming the cards at any numbers called
  • Naming the position of any card called
  • Naming the number of cards cut by a spectator
  • A hand at poker
June 1948 427
Arthur H. Buckley A Pack of Cards and Four Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced
  • First Effect - Telling the Number of Cards
  • Second Effect - Any Card Called For
Also published here 1948 104
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! 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)
  • Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to Aug. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 183)
731
Jack Spalding The Card That Tells No. 43, Mathematical trick, divine how many cards spectator pocketed
1950 76
Bob Dunn Card Counting Extraordinary No. 60, Weighing cards
1950 107
Audley Walsh Audley's Best edge-marked deck, featuring Audley Walsh's memorized deck order with mnemonics
Dec. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 270)
1078
Edward Marlo Another Dilly performer knows how many cards are removed by spectator
1953 76
Norman Houghton Honest Weight performer cuts deck into three piles, performer tells number of cards in chosen packet by weight
Mar. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 13)
18
Edward Marlo The Tipoff spectator cuts off a packet, performer removes some cards that add up to number of cut-off cards
1962 14
Edward Marlo Estimation Demonstration or Practice several packets, number of cards is estimated
1962 23
Peter Alexis Red Magic spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1967 103
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Red Magic Variation spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number
Inspired by Oct. 1967 128
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection
Also published here 1967 7
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Das Abzählen performer cuts off packets of certain numbers of cards, whole deck corner-shorted
1967 (ca.) 7
William Alstrand, Harry Lorayne Super Location first packets of seven cards are cut to as estimation demo, then challenge location
Inspired by
  • "A Card Trick for Experts" (William Alstrand, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
1971 32
George Sands Witch Doctor Cards spectator cuts packet and performer cuts same amount, then cards vanish and appear in packets, multi-phase routine
1971 ca. 17
Dai Vernon Vernon On Blackstone's Pet No. 97, number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position
Inspired by 1972 29
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Double Key Mystery Card Trick No. 348, spectator pockets some cards and remembers a card, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection is produced from performer's pocket
1972 97
Al Baker Al Baker's Nikola Gag No. 628, knowing how many cards are cut off after fair cuts
Related to 1972 175
Karl Fulves The Automatic Key real shuffle, about half is cut off, magician knows number of cards ("self-correcting set-up")
1973 79
Jochen Zmeck Das Gehirn des Teufels three cards chosen, positions of all three cards named one by one, last card cut to by performer
Inspired by
  • Howard Albright routine
1974 5
Edward Marlo Exhibitionism card from certain position selected, cut to performer to its original position
1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
29
Nick Trost Weighing the Cards
Variations 1976 19
Dan MacMillan Card to Number number between ten and twenty named, performer cuts off that many card and selection is at that position
1977 39
Wieviel Karten? pile is cut and put in pocket of spectator, performer reveals exact number
1978 66
Harry Lorayne Deck Cuts Itself at Any Number crimp
Related to 1979 146
Harry Lorayne The Mate Trap 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
Related to 1979 222
Larry Jennings, Michael Skinner Impossible Location selection lost, top and bottom card total ten, ten cards cut off, then selection
Variations 1980 21
Bob Hummer Hummer's Little Stranger spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers
Related toAlso published here 1980 6
Harry Lorayne Numero Uno number up to twenty names, that many cards cut off by performer, selection at that position
Also published here 1980 14
Ken De Courcy The Red and Black Computation spectator places some red and black cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers, with selected card
Inspired by 1980 21
Val Evans Tacto Finismo Efecto N°2, cutting packets of even or odd numbers
1980 25
Val Evans, Juan Tamariz Adivinación Corte Efecto N°3, spectator cuts packet and performer divines if number is odd or even
1980 26
Al Smith Perdup spectator cuts off cards, he stabs a card in the deck between two cards that add up to the number of cut-off cards
Inspired by 1981 2
Edward Marlo Impossible? spectator cuts off cards, counts and pockets them and remembers card at that position, performer locates it, and tosses it into the deck at the original position
Inspired by 1983 136
Paul Harris Bad Estimate performer "accidently" does bad estimation about where the selection lies
Also published here 1983 32
Edward Marlo Sneaking In Mexican Joe putting crimp in cards while performing packet estimation effect
1984 213
Paul Cummins Counting On It number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Related toVariations 1984 132
Karl Fulves Red Magic No. 18, spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numbers
Also published here 1984 26
Peter Alexis Rot-Schwarze Magie spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number
Also published here Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
116
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mentalwaage spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
80
Larry Jennings Larry's Favorite performer cuts off named of number of cards, last card is selection, based on "Blackstone's Favorite" (probably reference)
Related toVariations 1988 1
Randy Wakeman How Did You Know? number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Inspired by 1989 29
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1990 5
Bob King Psychic Location card chosen, spectator cuts it into deck, with two questions the position is announced and the card cut to, suit rotation stack
Inspired byVariations 1990 19
Edward Marlo A Number For Fast Company spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deck
Related to Feb. 1991 12
T. Page Wright A Cut at Any Number using thumb count (with right hand shielding the count) and several finesses like pre-established breaks, mis-hearing and so on
1991 162
T. Page Wright An Instant Cut at Any Number spectator cuts off cards and counts them, replaces them, then performer cuts off same number
Related to 1991 165
T. Page Wright Cut at Any Number cutting to thought-of number, false count
1991 165
T. Page Wright Cut With a Coin coin tossed up and caught in deck at named position, or next to selection
1991 166
Jack McMillen A Cut at Any Number Throughout the Deck cutting to any named number up to fifty-two, for credit see page 8
1991 167
Chris Kenner Sybil The Trick 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
Variations 1992 157
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight (Revised) performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byVariations 1992 5
Ken Simmons Weighing the Cards ..... For Magicians routine with multiple phases
1992 9
Roger Crosthwaite Packet Thickness Estimation performer cuts off named number of cards, no set-up
Variations 1992
Technomagic (Issue 13)
100
Justin Higham Perfect Estimate performer cuts off named number of cards, no set-up
Inspired byVariations 1992
Technomagic (Issue 13)
100
Justin Higham Another Perfect Estimate performer cuts off named number of cards, no set-up, bottom deals
Inspired by 1992
Technomagic (Issue 13)
101
Randy Wakeman Re-Count Demanded
Mar. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 3)
2193
Troy Hooser, Mark Tams Weight Your Turn performer cuts same amount as performer twice and eventually finds selection, faro
Inspired byRelated toVariations Mar. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1)
6
Bob King Second Guessing Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1993 2
Bob King One Too Many performer tries to cut off as many cards as spectator but it's one too many - the selection
1993 3
Steve Beam Scaling the Cards three packets are cut on the table, performer weighs two and announces amount of cards, then he reveals amount of black or red cards in those packets
Inspired by
  • Mike Roger's "Trost and Us" in "Genii" October, 1971.
1993 13
Peter Duffie Weight Problem spectator cuts off less than half, performer matches the number under the table
Variations 1993 14
Peter Duffie Adding Some Weight spectator cuts off cards, two cards that add up to that number are reversed by performer and the number of cards between them also matches
Inspired by 1993 15
Jon Racherbaumer Kick-Counting On It!
Inspired by June 1993 21
Sid Fleischman Weighing the Cards No. 1, using thumb count
1993 122
Allan Ackerman For Magicians Only garden path, stacked, memorized deck
1994 139
Joel Givens Weight Limit spectator cuts packet and selects a card, card is placed in reminder where it vanishes, then performer divines amount of cut cards and selection is found reversed at that position in the rest of the deck
1995 33
Paul Cummins Counting On It number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Related toVariations 1996 4
Paul Harris Bad Estimate performer "accidently" does bad estimation about where the selection lies
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy)
125
Roger Klause Count On The Variation
Feb. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 2)
2609
Warren Stephens A Spectator's Estimate spectator guesses how many cards he cut off
Feb. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 2)
2611
Richard Vollmer Numero Dos variation on King's "I Can Guess Your Weight"
Variations May 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 5)
2643
Michael Skinner Top and Bottom Blackstone two selections
Related toVariations 1996 70
Blair Bowling Numero Trois faro
Inspired byRelated to 1996
Facsimile (Issue 4)
8
Jon Racherbaumer Snooker Location effect description of shooting a pool ball at the deck and cutting at a precise position at selection
Related to Feb. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 6)
61
Jon Racherbaumer Dirty Pool shooting a pool ball at the deck and cutting at a precise position at selection
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 8)
75
Richard Vollmer Thrice Nice divided deck, see also p. 2819
Jan. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 1)
2737
John Bahu Your Cut My Cut breather, penelope
June 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 6)
2797
Nick Trost Weight Guess Spectator pockets cards, magician divines how many, breather at twenty-six
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • New Tops, Feb. 1966
1997 32
Mike Rogers Mike Roger's Version Variation of "Weight Guess" with cards face up
Inspired by 1997 33
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's Version Variation of "Weight Guess", also with cards face up, but no initial counting
Inspired byVariations 1997 34
Doug Edwards Estimation Proof Cut to number of cards chosen by spectator multiple times, also able to cut to Ace
Related to 1997 163
Simon Lovell Frank's Fave number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection at chosen number within this packet
Related to 1997 185
Ken Simmons Predicting the Cut two cards placed aside, selection lost, two cards from beginning added, performer cuts off that many cards, last card is selection
Inspired by Oct. 1997
Onyx (Issue 1)
30
Jon Racherbaumer The Salty Dog Location shooting a pool ball at the deck and cutting at a precise position at selection
Also published here 1997 108
Andy Nyman Homicide spectator cuts off a pile, performer names the number of cards, another pile is cut off and bottom card remembered, performer finds it
Also published here 1997 8
Jack Avis Weight Lifter number of cards in packet correctly estimated, breather crimp
Inspired by
  • "Weight Guess Plus" (Bob King)
Related toAlso published here
  • The Crimp
1998 70
Dave Arch The Tender Touch matching the amount of cards cut by spectator
Inspired by 1998
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 7)
294
Paul Cummins Count on It ten to twenty, first packet of that size is produced
1999 102
Doug Conn Weighing the Aces performer cuts to the Aces, performer cuts off same amount as spectator cuts off and as spectator names, breather
1999 66
Ellis Stanyon To Discover the Number of Cards Taken and to Name Each No. 13, packet cut off and performer divines number of cards and cards themselves
Related to 1999 89
Ellis Stanyon The Pack "Cut" into a Number of Heaps, to Name Cards in ANy Heap Placed in Person's Pocket No. 15, "Improvement on No. 13", packet wrapped up or pocketed
Related to 1999 90
Ellis Stanyon "The Revolution" to Discover Number of Cards Taken No. 26
1999 96
Ellis Stanyon To Name the Number of Cards in the "Cut" No. 12
1999 210
Ellis Stanyon To Draw One to Ten Cards No. 13, requested number of cards cut
1999 210
Ellis Stanyon To Tell the Number of Cards by Weight No. 16, two long cards at known positions
1999 220
Barrie Richardson Angel's Flight cards cut to are divined and number of cards in cut off packet as well, elaborate presentation
Related toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Summer 1986
1999 83
Paul Daniels, Rudolf Braunmüller Der Päckchenschätzer spectator cuts off packet, performer knows how many, repeat, then spectator cuts off pile of bills from bill stack and performer knows how many
1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2)
56
Gregory Wilson The Training Deck using deck numbered on backs from 1 to 52 in order, multiple phases:
  • number is named and performer demonstrates cutting straight to specific numbers
  • spectator names number and performer’s cut is off by one, performer produces named-number card from pocket
  • card vanishes from top of deck and reappears back in proper position
  • performer removes a card unseen, spectator names card and it is correct (last phase uses Mem Deck)
1999
Labyrinth (Issue 12)
29
Lee Asher Touchez ".....is what you say !!", number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2000 12
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Inspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
2000 891
Warren Stephens Fake Estimation spectator cuts off packet, top card of bottom section named, presented as estimation
2000 52
Nick Trost, Mike Rogers Heavyweight No. 5, performer cuts off same number of cards as spectator
Inspired by 2001 7
David Malek The Cutting Demo number up to fifteen named and performer cuts off that many cards, repeated, pinky count
Inspired by 2001 53
Harry Lorayne Numero Uno number up to twenty names, that many cards cut off by performer, selection at that position
Also published here 2001 515
James Swain Florida Roadkill
  • The Card Expert
spectator cuts off a packet, performer cuts off same size, four Kings are found as well, Penelope's Principle
Inspired by Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
69
Martin A. Nash The "Slug" performer cuts off a packet and names how many there are, then any number from ten to twenty is cut out of the center
July/Aug. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
2
Bob King Countdown spectator names number, that many cards are cut out of center with selection as last card
Related to 2002 8
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
233
Al Baker Snappy Number short card
Related toAlso published here
  • Super-Sensitive Fingertips (Howard Albright, 1948, p. 33)
2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions)
518
Al Baker Cutting the same Number of Cards Counted using wide card
2003 707
Al Baker Eyesight Trick memorized deck
2003 712
Al Baker To Tell the Number of Cards after the Pack has been Cut
2003 754
Al Baker Weight Trick number of cards in packet behind back, stacked deck
Also published here 2003 760
Pit Hartling Finger Flicker breather crimp
Related toVariations 2003 10
Al Baker Al Baker's Weight Trick number of cards in packet behind back, stacked deck
Also published here Feb. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 2)
52
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Remains To Be Seen spectator cuts off some cards, remembers bottom card and puts pile in card case, after some calculation instructions the performer knows card and number of cards in case, Kraitchik
Related to 2004 363
Doug Canning Boomerang spectator names number, performer cuts one cards less and selection is on top of reminder
2004 60
Steve Beam Counterweight multi-phase routine, ending with 51 on 1 card gag
Also published here 2004 61
Steve Beam Eye Contact spectator names selection, performer divines position and cuts to the card, Killer Count
2004 62
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Royal Killer Kount position of selection in deck announced, Royal Flush found as well, using Killer Count
2004 7
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Multifaceted Prediction suit & value cards as prediction, other card also found by cutting off certain amount of cards, using Killer Count
  • Variation
2004 12
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Las Vegas Layover two spectators cut off packets, performer knows how many, and the only red (or black) card is cut to in black (or red) packet, using Killer Count
  • Variation
2004 37
Juan Tamariz Weighing the Cards using half Mnemonica, several phases
Related to 2004 197
Juan Tamariz Sense of Touch - and Other Senses multi-phase routine, card identities are divined by touch, one phase spectator guesses red or black, with variations of other senses
  • I. Sense of Touch
  • II. ... And Other Senses
    • A. Eye-Scan
    • B. Fine Eyesight
    • C. Subtle Hearing
    • D. A Spectacular Routine
2004 204
Eric Mead "Weighing the Cards" tip for stack method
2006 96
Lewis Jones The Director's Cut cutting named number from deck
Inspired by
  • James McKnight's "Fast Counting the Cards" in Joe Berg's "The Berg Book"
2006 143
Gary Plants, Darwin Ortiz Pseudo Estimation performer cuts off specific number of cards
2006 57
James Swain Impossible Location Revisited
  • The Card Expert
selection lost, top and bottom card added, that many cards cut off, then selection
Inspired by Feb. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 2)
32
Lee Asher Touché - Is What You Say! ".....is what you say !!", number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Also published here 2006 8
Doug Edwards A Cut Above The Rest weighting the card and location of selection
2006 93
David Solomon Very Dicey selection in deck, two pairs of dice thrown, both numbers counted to, the cards there match the total, both numbers added, packet of that size produced with selection as last card
Inspired by
  • version on "Solomon's Mind" DVD
Related to
2007 16
Justin Higham Ambitious Estimation card lost in deck, performer apparently remembers position and stops dribble at it
2007 7
Miguel Gómez Las cartas al peso card is located in pocket, then weighing the cards, last phase with packet in handkerchief
2007 101
Mark Tams Weight Your Turn - Impromptu performer cuts same amount as performer twice and finds selection in second phase
Inspired by 2007 6
Jason Alford Body Count number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Inspired by 2007 15
Steve Beam Counterweight multi-phase routine, ending with 51 on 1 card gag, Killer Count
Also published here 2008 61
Warren Wiersbe, Roberto Giobbi A Condition of Balance performer cuts off same amount of cards as spectator
Inspired by 2008 66
Patrick Dessi L'estimation cutting cards and knowing exact amount
2009 41
Scott Robinson The Plucker number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Inspired by 2010 201
Joshua Jay Predictamation cut-off packet correctly estimated, four Aces found along the way, "You will run out of cards" message on a post-it on a card
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Parade, May 2010
2010 112
Gary Plants Count Me In number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection, number predicted with four cards
Also published here 2010 194
Andy Nyman Homicide spectator cuts off a pile, performer names the number of cards, another pile is cut off and bottom card remembered, performer finds it
Also published here 2010 27
Gary Plants Mentally Count On It number thought of and selection at this position remembered, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2011 22
Gary Plants Count Me In number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection, number predicted with four cards
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2011 25
Woody Aragón The Human Scale weighing the cards
2011 139
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck
2012 23
Darwin Ortiz Sudden Impact deck is flicked at peeked card
Inspired by 2012 61
Darwin Ortiz One Shot, One Kill performer cuts off certain number of cards and directly at selection, three phases
Related to 2012 91
Justin Higham Undercover Card and Number selection lost, deck covered with handkerchief, number between ten and twenty named, performer cuts off pile through handkerchief, it's that many cards and selection is at that position
Inspired by 2012 17
Justin Higham Five-Ten-Twenty Estimation performer cuts off exactly five, ten and twenty cards in succession, pinky count
2012 18
Doug Edwards Card Expert performer cuts same amount as spectator and finds selection
2013 43
Alexander de Cova Ein Horror Kartentrick packet cut off and cased, performer divines number of cards blindfolded
Inspired byAlso published here Dec. 2013 430
Caleb Wiles Curiously Counted
  • Ringside
card and number named, performer cuts off named amount of numbers and selection is found at that position
Oct. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 10)
26
Gabi Pareras Puro Tacto spectator thinks of a number and remembers card at position, performer cuts same number and finds card
2014 18
Miguel Gómez Cartas al Peso "Mi Presentación" weighing the cards, multiple phases
2014
El Manuscrito (Vol. 7 No. 28)
966
Alexander de Cova Horror-Kartentrick packet cut off and cased, performer divines number of cards blindfolded
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 109
Pit Hartling The Heavyweight human scale, cut-off packets weighed and number of cut-off cards predicted
Related to 2016 26
Ross Tayler, Bradley Hodgins Dead Aim performer cuts off named number of cards, four Aces produced, misspelled Taylor
Dec. 2017
Operandi (Issue 2)
13
Gary Plants Mentally Count On it Spectator thinks of a number, counts down and looks at card. Magician cuts out exact number of cards as the thought of number, then produces selection
Inspired byAlso published here Dec. 2017
Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 3 (Winter #1))
26
Mick Ayres Intuition performer knows how many cards are cut, several phases
Also published here
  • "Intuition" in "M-U-M" August, 2015.
2018 288
Scott Robinson, Chris Sage Who's Counting number between five and twenty is named, that number of cards is plucked from the deck and the final card of the count is selection
Inspired by 2018 99
Matt Baker Card College
  • First phase: magician can accurately estimate the number of cards in a packet cut off by spectator
  • Second phase: magician can accurately estimate the number of cards in a packet cut off by spectator and hidden in pocket, after cards have been shuffled
  • Third phase: magician can name every card in a packet previously placed inside the card box, unseen
Inspired by
  • "Blind Estimation" (Luis Otero, Cartificios, DVD)
2019 21
Tom Gagnon Aces by Weight Aces cut to and their position announced and verified, faro
Inspired by 2019 31
Tom Gagnon Weighing In Aces lost, then found one by one by spreading the deck on the table and stopping the spread, number of cards in un-spread portion named and last card is Ace each time, Aces in named order
Inspired byVariations 2019 68
Helder Guimarães Professional Hour "Just Warming Up"
cutting off named number of cards, then suit appearance with suit transformation
2019 176
Michael Powers Odyssey III performer cuts same amount of cards as spectator, Ten was set aside at prediction and the packets have Tens on top
Inspired by 2019 133
Michael Powers Heavy Weight thickness of two packets matched, faro
2019 138
Tony Cabral A Personal Favorite combination of two tricks
  • Cabral's Favorite Blackstone's Favorite
  • Darwin Ortiz's Remote Control (performer knows position of peeked at card in second deck)
Inspired by 2019 11
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Intra-Sensory Perception testing five senses by divining the following things
  • number of cut of cards with blank deck
  • date of birth
  • what spectator had for breakfast
  • occupation of spectator
  • serial number of bill
2020 111
Steve Forte Scarne Aces Ace apparently glimpsed during riffle shuffle, cards on top counted and total announced before cutting to it
2020 834
Steve Forte Overhand Shuffle Scarne cutting the Aces and knowing the number of cut-off cards each time
2020 836
Steve Forte Hold-Backs holding back large numbers as demo, pre-established
2020 901
Steve Forte Cut Any Number Of Cards any number called for cut off
2020 974
Steve Forte the 20-30 cut performer cuts off twenty cards, then thirty cards, using red-black shuffle
2020 975
Steve Forte You Can't Miss twenty cards cut off, if not enough are cut, palmed cards are shown, gag
2020 976
Larry Jennings Flush-ing the Relatively Unknown Location spectator selects a card with ten-twenty force, performer names its position, cuts to it and finds a Royal Flush along the way
2020 455
Franz Kaslatter Die Anzahl Wissen No. 4, knowing number of cut-off packet
2020 5
Ryan Schlutz No Weigh! unknown card pocketed, performer know number of cut-off cards, repeat, values of cards are divined via weighing, then number of pips in a packet (Hummer) and missing card
Inspired by 2021 29
John Graham Sybil the Impromptu Trick 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 by adding the values of some previously removed cards
Inspired byVariations 2021 67
John Graham Sybil the Stage Trick 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 by adding the values of some previously cased prediction cards
Inspired by 2021 77
Erik Casey, Paul Cummins The Memory Test order apparently memorized, spectator cuts off a pile, performer names how many and at which card
Related to June 2022
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part One)
53
Joshua Jay Weighing Across
  • The River
combination of Weighing the Cards and Cards Across
VariationsAlso published here Feb. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 2)
58
Joshua Jay Weighing Across Light combination of Weighing the Cards and Cards Across, stand-up handling
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 2)
60
Joshua Jay Weighing Across combination of Weighing the Cards and Cards Across
Also published here 2022 45
Joshua Jay Weighing Across Light combination of Weighing the Cards and Cards Across, stand-up handling
Also published here 2022 52
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Trio signed selection lost in deck, spectator names number, performer cuts off that exact number of cards and card arrived at is selection, values of four prediction cards are shown to total that amount as well, finally selection’s back is shown to have changed color
2022 215
Howard Hamburg The Heavy Deck extra card secretly added to the deck and the removed as skill demonstration
Sep. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 9)
64