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Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackAlso published here Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackVariationsAlso published here More Magic 27
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 31
Unknown Das Umzählen on the reverse counting of decks and packets Der moderne Kartenkünstler 124
Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to anotherVariations The Art of Magic 49
Unknown Mind Reading with Cards spectator transfers number of cards in ten-card-packet, then card with this number is found in face-down spread, repeat with shuffled cards The Art of Magic 171
Victor Farelli Choice Foretold two cards chosen, both cards predicted by two cards each via value and suit in two envelopes Controlled Coincidence 10
Unknown The Six Piles six cards on top and bottom of a suit Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other halfRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Thought Card to Pocket several duplicatesRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Lu Brent "We Stand Pat" stacked The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Frank Lane An Indetectable Stop Trick Ace, Three, Five, Seven, Nine alternating set-up Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 146
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details referenceInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Unknown Curious Coincidence Related to Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 149
Unknown Another Impossibility one of ten, "is your card one of these?" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Unknown Six Piles twelve card set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Robert Parrish Telephone Telepathy Again cards used for word selection, word can be predicted You'd be Surprised 11
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo stacked, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Ziska The Transposed Cards number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, set-upRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan Mephistopheles' Touch divination with a partial stackVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 203
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Dai Vernon Card Divination from twenty-six-card stack, multiple out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Unknown A Simple Location thirteen cards of one suit together Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
Unknown Williams' Card Trick card through handkerchief with fair selection and duplicate from index Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 230
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
William Larsen Count Down Detection partial stack and fishing Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 242
Theodore Annemann, Michael F. Zens Call Your Hand ten card set-up, see credit claim by Val Evans on page 259Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 243
Unknown Forcing the Mental Selection by Prearrangement two methods Greater Magic 333
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-upRelated toVariationsAlso published here Greater Magic 549
Theodore Annemann Found Out two keys and bank of one suit The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 323
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card Do That Again! 30
Oscar Weigle Remote Reverso two decks, performer and spectator count down and stop and remember card, spectator's card reverses in performer's deck and vice versa Do That Again! 31
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines itAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on topRelated toVariations Expert Card Technique 223
Unknown Prearranged Pack strategies using a twenty-six-card stack Expert Card Technique 194
Les Vincent Countdown Force any number up to ten, set-up with Eights and Nines The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 643
Charles Hopkins Think-a-Card thought-of card to pocket, ten-card set-upRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 39
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locatorInspired byRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Orville Wayne Meyer Twin Prediction partial set-up and ten-card billet index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Mystic Cut card cut to by spectator is used to count down to selection The Stripper Deck 27
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Year in Your Life four digits of named year cut toRelated to Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 19
Walter B. Gibson Mickey Finn The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 140
Clyde Cairy Sympathy Variations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 177
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up six hands, two rounds, as RusduckRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 249
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines itAlso published here My Best 96
Jean Hugard Solomon's Seal six cards stack, presentation with a drawn star, cards are laid on the corners of the star and spectator thinks stop The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 82) 332
Bert Allerton Name Your Number one of six cards chosen, its number used to count to selectionRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 3) 139
Warren Wiersbe, Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version Mental Cases With Cards 18
Russell "Rusduck" Duck 32 selection process with square layoutVariations The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 439
Ronald B. Edwards Remainder? card is selected and the value used to calculate a result which is predicted The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 118) 475
Herb Runge Duo Inspired by The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 122) 491
George G. Kaplan To bring a Prearranged Packet above a Chosen Card by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 18
George G. Kaplan Obtaining a Desired Packet Instantly by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 19
Unknown The Great "Stop!" Trick Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 33
Gus C. Boerner New Memory Stunt Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 38
John Scarne Double Duty No. 39, Spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value Scarne on Card Tricks 71
Jack Spalding The Card That Tells No. 43, Mathematical trick, divine how many cards spectator pocketed Scarne on Card Tricks 76
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbersRelated toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Martin Gardner, Bill Simon Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 241) 962
Toni Koynini A.B.C. Dealer four bridge hands dealt, top card of one pile is a Ten, first spectator counts down to tenth card, remembers it, tells his value to next one and so on for three selections, cards forced and dealt into performer's hand Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 10
Toni Koynini Evens spectator removes two even cards, subtracts them, takes that many cards, remembers new top card and shuffles deck, performer divines even cards, pocketed number and selection, clocking with even cards for two removed cards Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 24
Edward Marlo The Stabber stabbing into run of spades, value then is used to count to selection Control Systems 109
Bill Simon Coincidence repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneouslyInspired byRelated to
  • Will (Unknown, 1996)
Effective Card Magic 29
Bill Simon Card Affinity someone names a suit and another spectator names a value, mostly two knives, one finds correct value and the other the suitRelated to Effective Card Magic 51
George Pearce The Lie Detector One More Thought on Cards 28
Ronald B. Edwards An Oddity mathematical oddity The Cardiste (Issue 2) 12
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8Related to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 9
Dai Vernon Vernonesque two cards are found The Cardiste (Issue 10) 12
William P. Miesel Straight Cheating straights, then four royal flushes as climaxRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 5) 6
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method IV two cards counted to are predicted, alternating set-up Marlo Meets His Match 8
Malcolm Davison You can tell Fortunes reading card trick, with kings kicker Magic of the Mind 51
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 5: Mental Eliminator one of thirteen memorized cards Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbersRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 99
Theodore Annemann Another Stop Trick from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932), with annotation
K to A set-up and countdown
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 129
Martin Gardner Stock Holdout spectator shuffles deck in parts, but partial stack is retained, for credit information see referenceRelated to Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Techniques commentary on Reflected Set-Ups, Interlocking Stacks, ... in combination with riffle shuffle Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 24
Roy Walton Liberty The Devil's Playthings 40
Lou Borin Predicto deck dealt in two piles with two cards face-up, both divined, half forcing deck, see p. 289 & 308 for referencesRelated to
  • "Coincidence" (Annemann, Linking Ring, Dec. 1927)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 285
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Second of the Trio using stack and naming the stopped-at cardRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 92
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Third of the Trio fishing amongst a restricted rangeRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 93
Ken Beale, Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Marvin Johnson 32 Deal Duplicated selection process with square layout, combination of Ken Beale's "Square Deal" (Ibidem #23) and RusduckInspired by Hierophant (Issue 3) 126
Frederick M. Shields Mind Warp mini stack, probability divination The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 15) 74
Edward Marlo Faro's Simple Dream counting procedure after thought of card, thirteen-card set-up, simplified "Faro's Dream" (Linking Ring) Expert Card Chicanery 38
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versionsVariationsAlso published here Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
Sam Leo Horowitz 8's & 9's from the Daley Notebooks #602Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 471
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versionsAlso published here On the Clock Effect 12
Sid Lorraine Out of Sight... Out of Mind! revelation of multiple cards, phone number as memory aid The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 15) 71
Dr. Jacob Daley Winning Aces dealing winning pair of aces for two to seven players, small stack Million Dollar Card Secrets 104
Roy Walton Card Number named sandwich cards turn over and sandwich selection, plot by Gene Nielsen, two handlings Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 21
Karl Fulves He Lied two cards Notes From Underground 2
Robert Walker Toss-Timated card tossed in in deck, value there used to count to selectionInspired by Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 54
Paul Curry Don't Lie To Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the liesAlso published here Paul Curry Presents 47
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Ice Dice chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary diceRelated toVariationsAlso published here Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 7
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin JohnsonAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 5) 715
Roy Walton Future Shock card predicted by cards with same suit and value, with impromptu version The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 835
Jack Avis Focal Point II one of ten, OOSOOMInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 977
Trevor Lewis A Mixed Bag various card and coin idaes
- partial stack and zarrow shuffle
- double Riffle Control
- Middle Deal (false)
- Palm Conscious (gag)
- Transpo Plus (coin transposition)
- Ladies In Waiting (four queens reverse in the deck)
Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 5) 205
Eddie Fields, Michael F. Zens, Theodore Annemann Calling Your Hand, Again Spectator chooses how many hands, which hand will win, what kind of hand to win, ten-card set-upInspired byVariations The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 20
Nick Trost Card in Pocket Coincidence Card placed previously in pocket is the mate of spectator's free selectionAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 6
Nick Trost Coincidence of Two Numbers and a Prediction Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 14
Lin Searles, Karl Fulves The Three-Jacks Deal No. 17, nine-card set-upRelated to Self-Working Card Tricks 29
Philip T. Goldstein Russian Roulette one of six cards is marked on the face and shuffled among other cards, performer turns over the other five cards and divines selection, russian roulette presentation The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 168) 837
Charles T. Jordan, Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing Special Effects 9
Paul Curry Out Of Sight eight kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation Special Effects 7
Paul Curry Out Of Mind Inspired by Special Effects 58
Enrique Partida Bush PSI-Vibes Plus X stacked suit The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 183) 913
Don Alan Blackjacked brief, suggested as combination The Book of John 46
Simon Aronson, David Solomon, Edward Marlo Stop Perfecting Triumph! first selection used to count down to second after Triumph
- Dave Solomon Handling
Inspired byVariations Arch Triumphs 27
Unknown Der Zuschauer hebt ab card is located by cutting to a card and the value of it is counted down into the deck Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 81
Karl Fulves St. Regis Sleight II half stack used to key position of selection made from incomplete riffle shuffled deck Riffle Shuffle Control 2
Roy Walton Count Me In "Two Tricks"
between sandwich cards appear as many cards as the value of the selection, numerical set-up
The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1205
Roy Walton The Ten To One Trick "Two Tricks"
one card between two Aces, ten cards between two Tens, cut into deck, number of cards corresponding to selection travels from Ten to Ace sandwich, numeric set-up, see also p. 1237 for credit information
The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1206
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cardsInspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Larry Becker Dynamation uses electric card shuffling machine, shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predictedRelated to The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 62
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stackVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 10) 397
Stephen Minch Either/Or two cards from ESP deck, spectators think of a number and count to cardAlso published here Mind Novas 20
Stephen Minch A Cut Above prediction of freely cut to ESP card, Svengali type arrangement Mind Novas 39
Stephen Minch Rapid-Fire spectator cuts to an ESP card, after shuffling the deck performer removes all five duplicates Mind Novas 42
Stephen Minch The Sure-Fire Shuffle Challenge number is named, performer predicts an ESP card, then spectator shuffles deck and prediction is correct Mind Novas 53
Bob Hummer Stop - Thief!!! cards with license numbers on them, deck of playing cards used to divine the number (1943) Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 37
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Totally Telepathic two cards and their positions remembered, "is it in this group?", faro, ten memorized cards Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 73
Jon Racherbaumer Third Thot card that falls on thought-of position is chosen, later named, ten memorized cards, faroInspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 25
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant The Buddha Bet "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-upInspired byRelated to Fourcast 12
Roger Crosthwaite Thanks to Kaps two decks, one card is signed on the back by the performer without showing the face, from the other deck a spectator thinks of a card, they matchInspired by The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 41
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Ice Dice chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary diceRelated toAlso published here shuffled lecture 6
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack Thunday 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cumulative three cards chosen from ten-card packet with dealing procedureInspired byRelated to Thunday 5
Simon Aronson Countdown Triple Prediction two cards and number of cards in pile predicted Sessions 80
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Impossible Card Divination A Boon for All Seasons 40
Philip T. Goldstein Out of Sorts thought-of card (from eight) found and named with back turned Thequal 5
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Feat spectator finds his card at some position Thequal 6
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue No. 62, two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines itAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 91
Karl Fulves, Roy Walton The Unmatch Game No. 67, piles made, suit pairs build and remaining cards predicted More Self-Working Card Tricks 99
Unknown Thought Card Detection (1938) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 19
Steve Beam Middle-Guage Spread card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selectionRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 126
Stephen Minch The Smaven Synthesis spectator moves hand over tabled spread of face-down ESP cards and stops where he like, card predicted, 1-0-1 stack The Three Faces of Steve 16
Philip T. Goldstein Raw Deal selection and chosen number revealed with down-under dealAlso published here Doth 2
Ron Wilson Memphis Marvel cards are shuffled face up into face down, spectator selects three cards and puts them in pocket, he selects one and performer divines the card, next card is predictedAlso published here
  • "Genii" July, 1969.
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 31
Stephen Minch Either/Or two cards from ESP deck, spectators think of a number and count to cardAlso published here The Three Faces of Steve 15
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker handRelated toVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 2
Edward Marlo New Approach I.F. Control nine approaches, one or two selections, sometimes using twenty-six memorized cardsRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Karl Fulves Force Card Note forcing card with coin on spread via "Overthrow", A-10 set-up Quick Card Tricks 5
Brother John Hamman Peek Look Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 66
Brother John Hamman Opposite Pockets chosen and thought-of card are named, no-touch, weird thought-of procedure, partial stackVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 75
Gary Plants Decoy Inspired by
  • Stewart Judah's "Decoy Dice"
The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 553
Chris Kenner Two Card Location two card location The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 1) 10
Edward Marlo Invisible Thought Transfer card thought of from ten-card packet vanishes, reappears in odd-backed deck, partial roughing, three methods So Soon? 36
Philip T. Goldstein Encounter duplicate found in second deck when number is counted down, "Interrupted Gilbreath Principle" Fifth 2
Philip T. Goldstein Raw Deal selection and chosen number revealed with down-under dealAlso published here A Phil Goldstein Collection 77
Bob King Direct Thought spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, without faroRelated toVariations More Magician Foolers 16
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Not Only the Number, but... spectator cuts off cards, number of cards and card cut to predicted, 15 memorized cards, prediction index, for correction see Ricochet reference, three handlingsInspired by
  • "Finally" (Ken Simmons, Lecture Notes 1990)
Related to
The Olram File (Issue 4) 3
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It five methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky cardInspired by The Olram File (Issue 7) 9
Karl Fulves Dime a Dozen 28 Card Tricks 54
Karl Fulves Change X Change two chosen numbers via dice are counted down and a value of the other number is found in each case, selection found as wellInspired byRelated to Deceptive Practices 3
Frederick Braue Set-Up Thinker spectator says stop during riffle behind performer's back, secretly counting, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Unknown Stack Countdown spectator stops and then that value is counted down, A-K set-up, published in Pathfinder Magazine 30 years ago (ca. 1930?!)Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 28
Ernest Earick Lustig for Life named value is cut to, selection at that numberVariations By Forces Unseen 165
Karl Fulves Group of Seven "Contemplation" plot streamlined with seven cards Verbatim (Issue 2) 14
Philip T. Goldstein Drawl winning cards in selected hand, spectator can cut to position for dealing last round of cards The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 3) 6
Scott Robinson The Portable Ladder cards spread on table, named number is counted to and card turned over, value of card helps find selection, force or prediction Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 39
Steve Beam Lucky 13 spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 121
Steve Beam The Lost Key Inspired by
  • Charles Jordan's "The Infallible Detection" in "Collected Tricks" and Charles Jordan's Best Card Tricks"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 125
Sam Schwartz Innermost Thought same trick, using thirteen specific cards to optimize multiple outs, also as phone effectInspired by Rigmarole (Issue 2) 22
Mel Bennett Blackjack four named years are added, total used to deal four piles, when turned over the bottom cards are two blackjacksRelated to Rigmarole (Issue 5) 49
Karl Fulves Me Thinks one of thirteen cards thought of, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key cardInspired by Verbatim (Issue 2) 12
Karl Fulves You-Me Poker two poker hands, one card moved to spectator's hand, spectator thinks of one of his cards, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key cardInspired by Verbatim (Issue 2) 13
Alex Elmsley Auto-Prediction three cards are predicted written on another playing cardVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 80
Steven Youell The Half Stack Principle The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 940
Philip T. Goldstein Half in Twice full-deck versionInspired by Thabbatical 18
Philip T. Goldstein Duploma spectator removes Ace through Five in some order, performer matches the orderInspired by Thabbatical 71
Steven Youell The Perfect Stopper spectator deals card on table and can stop anywhere, performer knows / names cardVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 940
Karl Fulves Shadow Play spectator remembers card at small number, two decks used to count down after some procedure, selection in both decks at same position Rigmarole (Issue 6) 65
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-upRelated toVariationsAlso published here Card College - Volume 1 149
Simon Aronson Multiple Card Sum Stacks Related to
  • "Card Counters" (Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Vol. 2, 1995, p. 153)
Simply Simon 134
Larry Jennings Coincido No. 22, card remembered at total of cut-off packet, values used to find selectionAlso published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 40
James Swain, Alex Elmsley Brainweave follow up with Play It Straight type effectInspired by Miracles with Cards 84
Nick Trost Card in Pocket Coincidence Prediction card placed in pocket, spectator selects card by counting down to named number, card in pocket shown to be matesAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 40
Nick Trost Psychic Poker similar to previous "Calling the Hands" The Card Magic of Nick Trost 117
Marty Kane Part Three - Using 6 Target Cards - The Spell of Royalty
- Variation #1
- Variation #2
- Pellmell Spell
- Variation #1
- Variation #2
- Variation #3
- Spelling and Think-King
- Variation #1
- Variation #2
- Parallel Spell
- Variation
- Clientele Under Your Spell
- Variation
- Monthly Spells
- Variation
- Blanking Out Spells
- Variation for Two Spectators
- Variation for Three Spectators
Related to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1325
Doug Edwards Know-It-All Cards Insert mystery card into face up spread, can always use the two cards adjacent to it to divine the mystery card's identity Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 173
Karl Fulves Would I Lie To You? three piles, performer selects card from center pile and makes statements, spectator take cards from lie or truth pile, values added, selection arrived atRelated to Underworld (Issue 9) 126
Mel Bennett Y2K Blackjack four years added, four piles dealt according to sum, they make out two blackjack handsRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 9) 277
Steve Mayhew The Routine stack for two hands, both are good but performer wins, spectator can riffle shuffleVariations Angels May Shuffle but the Devil Still Deals 9
Doug Conn Coincidice four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers Tricks of my Trade 27
Doug Conn Impossible 21 Card Tricks Inspired by Tricks of my Trade 105
Doug Conn Brute Peace two decks, spectator names color and from one deck a card of this color is produced, repeated with suit and value, the resulting card is reversed in second deck Tricks of my Trade 162
Sam Leo Horowitz, Roberto Giobbi, Martin Gardner The Stop Trick Related to Card College - Volume 4 910
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to Northeast 1
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to OCMC Notes 3
Charles T. Jordan, Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 253
Paul Curry Don't Lie to Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the liesVariationsAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 83
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-upRelated to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 200
Paul Curry Out of Mind Inspired by Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 250
Simon Aronson Choices Card at named numberInspired by Try the Impossible 155
Karl Fulves, Nick Trost Psychic Aura No. 22, three cards chosen from tabled layout, mates reverse in deck New Self-Working Card Tricks 35
Karl Fulves The Phantom Die No. 32, card value and suit chosen by rolling invisible die and counting in six-card row, card predicted in case New Self-Working Card Tricks 47
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Die Version No. 37, two numbers chosen with die, their values lie at their opposite positions, selection at sumRelated to New Self-Working Card Tricks 54
Mel Bennett, Stewart James The Blackjack Player No. 75, four years added and piles dealt according to sum, two blackjack hands on topRelated to New Self-Working Card Tricks 114
Karl Fulves, Bob Hummer Scrambled Stud No. 27, spectator remembers card and its position in ten-card packet, two hands dealt but selection and its mate face-down My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 56
David Malek Mission Possible one suit in order as set-up, chain Rebel without a Pause 13
Harry Lorayne Royal HaLo four Ace cutting, count-down with indicator with final Ace, Royal Flush kickerInspired by Personal Collection 57
Harry Lorayne Location Divide one suit every fourth card, one card moved and located Personal Collection 587
Harry Lorayne Beyond Belief several anti-faros with about half the deck, Royal Flush and Twos producedInspired byVariations Personal Collection 621
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 1
Philip T. Goldstein Chipper card at number, four poker chips with numbers, two decksVariations Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 2
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faroRelated to Card Fictions 78
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz Secret Setup strategy for setting up small setups in front of an audience, with trick examples Card College - Volume 5 1125
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to Saint Louis Notes 1
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to Singapore Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to ... Land Notes 3
Karl Fulves Noah Count pectator riffle shuffles deck, deals a pile and moves two cards from rest into pile which is shuffled and handed to performer who divines both cards When Psychics Play Poker 32
Karl Fulves Kid Koin after riffle shuffle top card is pocketed, coin turned over according to color of next four cards, then performer looks again and names card When Psychics Play Poker 48
Karl Fulves Able To Match "automated version of 'Business Card Prophecy'", after riffle shuffle fifteen cards are removed, a card stabbed and cards on either side divined and those are the only ones with mates in packetRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 50
Karl Fulves Sum Card Prophet spectator choses card face-up and stabs it into face-down deck, cards on either side add up to chosen valueRelated to When Psychics Play Poker 54
Wesley James The Sigma Principle force in which spectator cuts off pile, counts it and counts down that many cards in rest Enchantments 101
Philip T. Goldstein Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to MINDvention Notes 1
Martin Gardner Stock Holdout spectator shuffles deck in parts, but partial stack is retained, see credit correction in Issue 11, p. 1 Penumbra (Issue 9) 17
Karl Fulves From Concentrate clocking only one color or other property Clockwork 26
Peter Duffie, Robert E. Neale Cal-Q-Lator twelve card set-upRelated to Best of Friends - Volume III 297
Jason Alford A Cunning Odyssey Pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, PenelopeInspired by The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 31
Jamie Badman Friday Night Curry Spectators select two cards, turn out to be matesVariations The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 40
Jamie Badman Bring Your Wallet to the Curry Night Variation of Friday Night Curry, but with wallet secret preparationInspired by The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 43
Anthony Miller Skrood Again! Spectator names a card, performer fails to cut to it, but predicts the failure accurately with prediction on back of card The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 87
Michael Weber Front End Fibonacci partial stack, easy to remember Memorease 6
Ken Krenzel Suit Yourself packet of chosen suit arranges itself from ace to king in spectator's hands, see also Lew Brooks' "Order Out of Chaos" (Stack Attack) Relaxed Impossibilities 217
Jason England The Third Shuffle three honest shuffles by spectatorInspired by Jammin' With the Fellas 4
Steve Beam Ace-Split Decision set-up Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 116
Caleb Wiles Armchair Mind Reading suit set-up, inspired by Boris Wild's "Pure Telepathy" Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 85
Steve Beam Hooked with fishing sequence for six to eight cardsRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 89
Doug Canning Free Willy spectator cuts deck in three piles and distributes 3 top cards, outcome predictedVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 95
Steve Beam One Upsmanship performer cuts one card higher than spectator, stack, inspired by Paul Hallas' "A Cut Above" (Tricks from the Overground) Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 118
Ramón Riobóo Spanish Roulette mate of selection is found via fair dealing procedure, set-up Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 246
Denis Behr Chad Long's "Shuffling Lesson" into a Partial Stack to end in half stackInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 36
Denis Behr Stop It spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice moreVariations Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 48
Denis Behr Shuffled ACAAN handling in which the spectator can shuffle firstInspired byVariations Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 55
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"Related to Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 2 63
Tony Cabral The Memory Expert at the Bridge Table overhand stacking demonstration, bridge deal in which performer names all cards in one hand and saves selection for last, thirteen memorized cards set-upInspired by Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 46
Patrick Page The Continuous Do As I Do spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple timesInspired by
  • Douglas Francis' "Duo Coincido" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol. 1 No. 2, 1946
Magic Page by Page 40
Ben Train The Trinity Concept control concept for three cards with partial set-up, multiple presentationsRelated to Anteater Consortium 28
Jason England A Curious Location selection lost, number up to ten named, performer cuts to this value and selection is found that many cards downInspired by Texas on a Saturday Night 16
Jason Ladanye Bringing Down the House missing card named, four naturals after spectators-shuffle procedure Confident Deceptions 201
Ryan Swigert Moraskill partial stackInspired by Ensuing Impuzzibilities 26
Joseph Barry Undoing Riffle Shuffle removing demo cards Fifty 2
Joseph Barry Beginner's Luck spectator first gets a flush in hearts, then a straight flush in spadesInspired by Reverie 9
Benjamin Earl Tabled Chaos Control stock control via improvised Lennart Green style chaotic tabled cuts Less is More Bonus 6
Benjamin Earl Shuffled Ose Control stock is controlled even though spectator shuffles deck, cuts and reassemblesInspired by Less is More Bonus 2
Benjamin Earl Any Card Game Control small stock handlingVariations Less is More Bonus 4
Pit Hartling, Brother John Hamman Hot Pockets card stopped at and card thought-of in relation to the thought-of card, both removed, performer divines bothInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 127
Steve Beam Losers Weepers Choreographed process for selecting a card that quickly provides the magician with the key to the selected card. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 102
Max Maven Centrifugal Poker cards in poker hand divined, "The Centrifuge Principle"Related to Session Notes 3
So Sato So-Lution 1 - Phase 1: Selecting a Number
- Phase 2: Forcing One of twelve Court Cards
- Phase 3: Production of the Card (Climax)
The Secrets of So Sato 62
So Sato The Professor Still Fools Us card "named" by spectator, Dai Vernon's named used to spell to it The Secrets of So Sato 76
So Sato Mass Destruction Stacking deck cut into piles, spectator shuffles all, yet some set-up is retainedInspired byRelated to The Secrets of So Sato 118
Roberto Giobbi, Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Card Call "Cabaret ard Divination" of a bunch of cards, last card predicted in letterRelated to Standup Card Magic 105
Gary Plants "This is Why I am Here" replacing glimpse after spectator's shuffle with set-up and shuffle strategyInspired by Operandi (Issue 3) 30
Unknown A.M. two spectators peek at a card, performer divines them, fair conditionsInspired byRelated to Michał Kociołek Live! 1
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker handAlso published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 67
Harry Lorayne Just In Case selection replaced, four packets made, spectator choses one, selection is on top, rest of packet is matching suit, other packets mixed, Juan Tamariz JawDroppers! Two 77
Johnny Thompson, Jeff Busby The Whispering Queen queen tossed in deck, value of card there is used to count to selection, Ace to Ten set-up The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 195
Asi Wind S.A.C.A.A.N. thirteen-card set-upInspired byVariations Repertoire 51