85 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Reset & Variations
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Täusche deinen Nächsten wie dich selbst! four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back
Also published here 1910 118
Kings and Aces four double facers, backfire
Related to 1937 133
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-set Classic Re-set routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 77
Earl Nelson Reset, Reset
Inspired byAlso published here 1979 1
Don England Reset Twist combo
1981 4
Ken Simmons Re-Setting Re-Set
1981 49
Jeff Poncher Color Reset using blank cards with color dots
Sep. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 9)
David Solomon Pre-set Reset travelers kicker
Related toVariations 1982 82
James Swain, Geoffrey Latta Preset
Mar. 1983 62
Jon Racherbaumer Technicolor Reset sets have different backs
Summer 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Summer Extra)
Michael Powers Counter-Intuitive Transpo Matching the Cards meets Reset in a weird effect combination
1983 11
Earl Nelson Instant Reset
Inspired by 1983 24
Henrik Specht The Test Tubec Child
Apr. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5)
Danny Korem Signa-Wild Reset Reset in which one four-of-a-kind is signed on back by performer, then signatures transpose on other quartet
1985 156
Philip T. Goldstein Stand Up and Be Counting four card transpose one by one with four other cards, designed for stand up
Jan. 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9)
Larry Jennings Well Oiled Reset transformation kicker
Related to 1986 46
Larry Jennings The Maestro's Poker Demonstration with five cards, transformation kicker
Related to 1986 64
Louis Falanga Perfect Reset Reset
Aug. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 8)
David Neighbors Face-Up Reset
1986 43
John Bannon A/K/A Reset using Rising Crime Display
Variations 1986 56
John Bannon Zen Cards of Mystery routining of the two previous effects
1986 58
Thomas Hierling Reset vs. Gambler Aces change to Kings, then back and Kings found in pockets
Inspired by 1987 31
Jamy Ian Swiss Re-Re-Re-Reset
Also published here 1987 15
Randy Wakeman Reset at its Best
Apr. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 4)
Louis Falanga Color (Re)Set faces the same, backs different, cards on table have green backs as climax
1990 35
Michael Close Off-Color Reset odd-backed, credit information
1990 165
Jamy Ian Swiss Re-Re-Re-Reset
Also published here 1990 11
Walt Maddison Boomerang Variation in Effect
June 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 6)
Robert Bengel Respun new clean up
Aug. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 8)
Jon Racherbaumer Cabbages & Kings Aces removed, change to Kings one by one, back to Aces and Kings from pocket, then packet elevator, then Open Travellers
Inspired by 1991 1
David Harkey Persuasion with case
1991 227
Jerry K. Hartman Sharks Meet Aces and Kings transpo, with gambling theme, Blackjack kicker
1991 406
Chris Kenner Twister twisting routine with aces-to-kings-and-back kicker
1992 107
Jack Carpenter Multiplex Reset Reset combined with double Travelers
  • Preliminary display sequence
  • Reset phase
  • The Double Travelers Phase
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1992 21
Jack Carpenter Multiplex Reset Reset combined with double Travelers
  • Preliminary display sequence
  • Reset phase
  • The Double Travelers Phase
Also published here Nov. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Randy Tanner Reset Finale after Reset routine the packets are put on top of each other and cards are suddenly alternated in pairs
1993 8
Jack Carpenter Pocket Interchange one by one the four Aces change into the Kings that were previously placed into pocket, Aces are shown to have jumped to both pockets (two in each), then Kings instantly vanish and are produced from both pockets, all Kings and Aces can be signed
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1995
Labyrinth (Issue 3)
Larry Jennings, Steve Ehlers, Eric T. Dockery, Jack Carpenter Pocket Interchange Revisited handling variations of "Pocket Interchange" (see reference)
  • Dockery's Finesse (small touch)
  • Ehlers' Display Sequence (updated handling to set up)
  • Jennings' Reset Sequence (variation of entire Interchange sequence)
  • Final Observations (see p. 12)
Inspired by 1995
Labyrinth (Issue 5)
Larry Jennings Jennings' Reset Sequence see reference on p. 7
Labyrinth (Issue 5)
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-Set
Also published here 1996 137
Earl Nelson Set-Up for Re-Set getting into effect
1996 144
Jon Racherbaumer While Waiting For Godot Aces change to Kings and back, kings to pocket, followed by more routines, see below
Related to 1996
Facsimile (Issue 4)
James Swain Boxed Reset with case
1996 80
David Regal Call To Colors using odd-backed quartets
Dec. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 12)
Nick Trost Trost on Reset Easy handling with clean finish
Inspired byVariations 1997 172
Paul Harris, Richard Vollmer, Bernard Bilis Set-Reset Plus
1998 616
Guy Hollingworth Reset Quartet gimmick
1999 30
Guy Hollingworth Reset Blanks all cards turn blank, Quartet gimmick
1999 31
James Swain Metamorphosis one Quartet is in Case
1999 11
John Lovick Multiplex Interchange Kings placed in pocket, one by one the Aces change into Kings, they change back to Aces, Kings are produced from both pockets, the Aces instantly vanish and are produced from both pockets
  • Silverman Alternate Display Sequence (p. 38): alternative procedure to get into trick
Inspired byRelated to 1999
Labyrinth (Issue 9)
R. Paul Wilson Ricochet - The ultimate Reset gaffed, visual
  • Ricochet One
  • Ricochet Two
  • Alternate Pocket Clean Up
Related toVariations 2001 2
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deceive Your Neighbor four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back
Also published here 2002 101
Aldo Colombini Narrow Margin spectator cuts to three Aces, then a Ten, Aces are changed to Tens, then to Kings, Aces found reversed in center and Kings in different pockets
Mar. 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. Special TSD Convention Issue)
Euan Bingham Dead Set
2003 16
Earl Nelson Reset Reset
Also published here 2003 17
Bill Taylor Alternate Count/Display intro switch for reset
2003 22
Jerry K. Hartman Set-Two Re-set plot
Also published here June 2003
Ego (Vol. 2 No. 15)
R. Paul Wilson Ricochet-2-C gaffed, visual
Inspired by 2004 28
Allan Ackerman, Jack Carpenter, David Solomon, Paul Harris, Brother John Hamman A Double Jack Reset with traveler climax
Inspired byRelated to 2005 29
Joshua Jay Overlap Transposition transformation kicker
2005 118
David Solomon Unforshadowed Re-Set travelers kicker
Related to Mar. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Jerry K. Hartman Set-Two Re-set plot
Related toAlso published here 2007 81
Miguel Gómez Momentos especiales entire act, two cards are selected and six Jokers turn into cards to form two four of a kinds, followed by Oil and Water and Reset and in the end cards change back to Jokers, using an envelope
  • Primer acto: Wild Card
  • Segundo acto: Mini "Arena y agua"
  • Tercer acto: Reset
  • Epilogo: Al final, regreso al principo
2007 22
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling with glass
Also published here 2007 6
Kevin Ho Punk'd Quick and direct Reset
2008 6
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's "Kings and Commoners"
Inspired by 2009 475
Caleb Wiles ReSwindled
  • Clean-up (by Paul Harris)
  • Comments
  • Alternative Handling
Also published here
  • "Reswindled" (Caleb Wiles, Magic, June 2006)
2009 12
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling with glass
Also published here 2010 117
Jamy Ian Swiss Re-Re-Re-Reset
Also published here 2011 9
Cameron Francis Reswindled Again
Inspired by
  • "Reswindled" (Caleb Wiles, Magic, June 2006)
May 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 5)
Steven Hamilton Turn of a Friendly Card Aces change to Royal Flush and back
Variations 2013 90
Tomas Blomberg Multiplex Re+Set Re-set routine, three phases:
  • Phase one- Fives transpose with pocketed Queens one by one
  • Phase two- Queens transpose with pocketed Fives all at once
  • Phase three- Fives vanish and appear in four different pockets
Inspired byRelated to 2014 195
Caleb Wiles Color Heist
  • Ringside
one four-of-a-kind is odd-backed
July 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 7)
Kiko Pastur La Escalera de Escher four red court cards turn over one by one and then transpose with four Aces on table
2014 64
Yves Carbonnier Re-Set Ultime with a glass
Also published here 2016 19
Yves Carbonnier Reset Ultime with a glass
Also published here 2019 204
Roberto Mansilla Metamorphosis
  • Artifices
extra Kings
June 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 6)
Steve Reynolds Tech-Less Multiplex Reset Interchange effect, then both quartets brought together, one vanishes and is back in pockets
Inspired by 2020
Output (Issue 8)
Larry Jennings The Final Reset
2020 288
Steve Reynolds Beyond the Wild Travelers Reset combined with double Travelers
Inspired by 2021
Output (Issue 15)
Jeremiah Zuo No Wallet, Phone, Keys, Passport signed pocket transposition with back-fire/reset kicker, Hold Up patter
Dec. 2021
The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Caleb Wiles Reswindled
Also published here 2022 9
Caleb Wiles ReSwindled
Also published here 2022 508
Yoann Fontyn Reset2 Twos and Queens transpose several times
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Jan. 2011
2022 1000
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Reset
2022 201