77 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 Kartenkünste 118
Unknown Kings and Aces four double facers, backfire
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 133
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-set Classic Re-set routine
Related toVariations 1977 SuperMagic 77
Earl Nelson Reset, Reset
Inspired byAlso published here 1979 Variations 1
Don England Reset Twist combo
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Spades) 4
Ken Simmons Re-Setting Re-Set
1981 Close-Up With Cards 49
Jeff Poncher Color Reset using blank cards with color dots
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 9) 677
David Solomon Pre-set Reset travelers kicker
Related toVariations 1982 Sessions 82
James Swain, Geoffrey Latta Preset
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 7) 62
Jon Racherbaumer Technicolor Reset sets have different backs
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Summer Extra) 98
Michael Powers Counter-Intuitive Transpo Matching the Cards meets Reset in a weird effect combination
1983 Powerful Magic 11
Henrik Specht The Test Tubec Child
Apr. 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1215
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 Korem without Limits 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) 1273
Larry Jennings Well Oiled Reset transformation kicker
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 46
Larry Jennings The Maestro's Poker Demonstration with five cards, transformation kicker
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 64
Louis Falanga Perfect Reset Reset
Aug. 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 8) 1241
David Neighbors Face-Up Reset
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 43
John Bannon A/K/A Reset using Rising Crime Display
Variations 1986 Mirage 56
John Bannon Zen Cards of Mystery routining of the two previous effects
1986 Mirage 58
Thomas Hierling Reset vs. Gambler Aces change to Kings, then back and Kings found in pockets
Inspired by 1987 New Wave Close-Up 31
Jamy Ian Swiss Re-Re-Re-Reset
Also published here 1987 An Interesting Application of That Principle 15
Randy Wakeman Reset at its Best
Apr. 1989 Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 4) 1624
Louis Falanga Color (Re)Set faces the same, backs different, cards on table have green backs as climax
1990 Spectacle 35
Michael Close Off-Color Reset odd-backed, credit information
1990 Cardfixes 165
Jamy Ian Swiss Re-Re-Re-Reset
Also published here 1990 Thaumatolatry II 11
Walt Maddison Boomerang Variation in Effect
June 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1940
Robert Bengel Respun new clean up
Aug. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1960
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 Cabbages & Kings 1
David Harkey Persuasion with case
1991 Simply Harkey 227
Jerry K. Hartman Sharks Meet Aces and Kings transpo, with gambling theme, Blackjack kicker
1991 Card Craft 406
Chris Kenner Twister twisting routine with aces-to-kings-and-back kicker
1992 Totally Out Of Control 107
Jack Carpenter Multiplex Reset Reset combined with double Travelers
Related toVariations 1992 Modus Operandi 21
Randy Tanner Reset Finale after Reset routine the packets are put on top of each other and cards are suddenly alternated in pairs
1993 Card File 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) 28
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) 7
Larry Jennings Jennings' Reset Sequence see reference on p. 7
1995 Labyrinth (Issue 5) 8
Paul Harris, Allan Ackerman Re-Set
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 137
Earl Nelson Set-Up for Re-Set getting into effect
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 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) 31
James Swain Boxed Reset with case
1996 Miracles with Cards 80
David Regal Call To Colors using odd-backed quartets
Dec. 1997 Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 12) 2874
Nick Trost Trost on Reset Easy handling with clean finish
Inspired byVariations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 172
Paul Harris, Richard Vollmer, Bernard Bilis Set-Reset Plus
1998 Card College — Volume 3 616
Guy Hollingworth Reset Quartet gimmick
1999 Quartet 30
Guy Hollingworth Reset Blanks all cards turn blank, Quartet gimmick
1999 Quartet 31
James Swain Metamorphosis one Quartet is in Case
1999 21st Century Card Magic 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) 35
R. Paul Wilson Ricochet - The ultimate Reset gaffed, visual
  • Ricochet One
  • Ricochet Two
  • Alternate Pocket Clean Up
Related to 2001 Ricochet! — The ultimate Reset 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 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 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) 6
Euan Bingham Dead Set
2003 Free From Filler 16
Earl Nelson Reset Reset
Also published here 2003 Variations Revisited 17
Bill Taylor Alternate Count/Display intro switch for reset
2003 Variations Revisited 22
Jerry K. Hartman Set-Two Re-set plot
Also published here June 2003 Ego (Vol. 2 No. 15) 24
Allan Ackerman, Jack Carpenter, David Solomon, Paul Harris, Brother John Hamman A Double Jack Reset with traveler climax
Inspired byRelated to 2005 How to Tame a Moose 29
Joshua Jay Overlap Transposition transformation kicker
2005 Overlap 118
David Solomon Unforshadowed Re-Set travelers kicker
Related to Mar. 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 1) 6
Jerry K. Hartman Set-Two Re-set plot
Related toAlso published here 2007 Card Dupery 81
Kevin Ho Punk'd Quick and direct Reset
2008 Smooth Operations 6
Tom Hubbard Tom Hubbard's "Kings and Commoners"
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 475
Caleb Wiles ReSwindled
  • Clean-up (by Paul Harris)
  • Comments
  • Alternative Handling
Also published here
  • "Reswindled" (Caleb Wiles, Magic, June 2006)
2009 High Spots 12
Tom Stone Nullified! stand-up handling
2010 Vortex 117
Jamy Ian Swiss Re-Re-Re-Reset
Also published here 2011 A Visit to Spain 9
Cameron Francis Reswindled Again
Inspired by
  • "Reswindled" (Caleb Wiles, Magic, June 2006)
May 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 5) 43
Steven Hamilton Turn of a Friendly Card Aces change to Royal Flush and back
Variations 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 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 Blomberg Laboratories 195
Caleb Wiles Color Heist
  • Ringside
one four-of-a-kind is odd-backed
July 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 7) 32
Kiko Pastur La Escalera de Escher four red court cards turn over one by one and then transpose with four Aces on table
2014 El Puente Invisible 64
Yves Carbonnier Re-Set Ultime with a glass
Also published here 2016 Notes de Causerie 19
Yves Carbonnier Reset Ultime with a glass
Also published here 2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 204
Roberto Mansilla Metamorphosis
  • Artifices
extra Kings
June 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 6) 60
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) 8
Larry Jennings The Final Reset
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 288
Steve Reynolds Beyond the Wild Travelers Reset combined with double Travelers
Inspired by 2021 Output (Issue 15) 12
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) 225
Caleb Wiles Reswindled
Also published here
  • "Reswindled" (Caleb Wiles, Magic, June 2006)
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