238 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Do as I Do / Two Decks
  
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Unknown Grande clairvoyance mysterieuse No. 37, spectator choses card from one deck, then magician from another, they match, both decks marked
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mystèrieuse two decks, two chosen cards match, decks marked, one in new deck order, second method with Mexican Turnover, third method in which one card is secretly transferred to the other deck at the beginning
Related to Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 60
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Gleich und gleich gesellt sich gern performer and spectator each chose a card from a different deck, they match
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deck
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 158
Unknown Grande Clairvoyance Mysterieuse two cards chosen from two decks match, three methods
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 167
Carl Willmann Die sympatisierenden Karten card chosen, card chosen from second deck matches
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 119
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related toVariations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Victor Farelli A "Close-Work" Discovery
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 84
Victor Farelli The "Follow-Up"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 85
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks match
Related to 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Tom Sellers The Paired Card card from odd-backed deck matches prediction in glass
Related to 1934 Card Tricks That Work 14
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stacked
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 25
Theodore Annemann Triplets by Chance three decks, three spectator select the same card
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 27
Louis Lam Do As I Do "An Experiment in Coincidence", two four-card piles are made by counting some cards with both both decks, bottom cards match
1935 Would You Believe It? 6
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate two decks, two cards match, chosen with handkerchief force
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Jean Hugard Follow Me key cards
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 168
Victor Farelli Do As I Do Spectator and magician picks the same card in two decks
Related to 1936 Lend Me Your Pack 17
Victor Farelli An Alternative Conclusion Alternate ending to Do As I Do
Related to 1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 19
Unknown A Peculiar Coincidence key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 67
Unknown You Do As I Do key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Unknown Identical Thought key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Unknown Two Souls with a Single Thought key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Unknown Follow Me
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 68
Victor Farelli A Close Work Discovery key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 69
Unknown A Follow Up Effect key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 69
Donald Holmes Coincidence creative method to add key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 70
Unknown Loyd's Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde two cards are exchanged from two packs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 70
Unknown A Variation of the Above two cards are exchanged from two packs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 71
Unknown Another Do As I Do
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 71
Unknown Do As I Do In The Dark to be done with lights out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key card, originally from Conjured Up
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 72
Unknown A Strange Coincidence each one reverses two cards - the same, one deck is stacked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 73
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Unknown Synthetic Sympathy two selections from different decks match
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 75
Unknown Mental Coincidence two cards from two deck put in pockets match, one switched in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 77
Unknown Coincidence two decks, one in spectator's pocket one in performers, two selections, repeated (spectator plunges in pocket and takes out first card he can get), one marked, card index in pocket
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 78
Unknown A Card Sympathy one stacked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 79
Jean Hugard Follow Me with two spectators, originally from Jinx
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 81
Unknown The Diachylon Do As I Do
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 113
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stacked
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Unknown Four-Fold Sympathy multiple coincidences, two packs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
Unknown Like Thoughts stripper deck and marked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 276
Louis Lam Coincidence one card marked on back so it cannot be switched
Variations 1937 Watch Me Closely 6
Robert Parrish The Real Coincidence Trick two decks in performer's and spectator's pocket, cards removed - they're the same
1937 You'd be Surprised 9
Unknown "You Do as I Do" - A. The Sympathetic Cards stacked
1938 Greater Magic 270
Unknown B. A Second Example with a Prearranged Deck
1938 Greater Magic 272
Unknown C. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Part I
1938 Greater Magic 275
Unknown C. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Part 2 do as i do with thought of cards
1938 Greater Magic 277
Unknown D. Variation Without the Use of a Waxed Card
1938 Greater Magic 278
Unknown E. Domination of Thought three versions
1938 Greater Magic 279
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser F. The "J.N.H." Method
1938 Greater Magic 281
Rolland Hamblen Do As I Do
1938 Greater Magic 281
Unknown b. With Two Packs stacked decks, card cut to and turned over by spectator matches performer's card
1938 Greater Magic 340
Glenn G. Gravatt A Curious Coincidence two selections from two decks are put in a glass and match, menetekel deck & normal deck
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 440
Dai Vernon Do As I Do packs not exchanged, no key card
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 576
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 276
Dan Bellman Mystic Matching two phases, one deck stacked
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 320
Hen Fetsch Ghostatic Touch several coincidences with two decks
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 346
Louis Lam Dual Sympathy
1939 Be Deceived 18
Louis Lam Coincidence update, combined with bank night and prediction
Inspired by 1939 Be Deceived 19
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
1939 Do That Again! 31
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switches
Variations 1939 Do That Again! 32
Unknown Do As I Do - A New Presentation with prediction kicker
1940 Expert Card Technique 393
Jerry Nadell The Curry Turn Over Change - Do as I Do
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 48
Claude Collier We All Do with three decks and two spectators
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 517
John J. Crimmins Jr. I'll Read Your Mind one is a brainwave/invisible deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 691
Joseph Ovette A Simple Do As I Do two cards are exchanged, they turn out to be the same
1940 Fast Ones 16
Joseph Ovette Audience Do As I Do
1940 Fast Ones 16
Martin Gardner Do As I Do two selections match with top card of each other's deck
Also published here 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 17
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 719
Herbert Hood You and Yours - Me and Mine
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Unknown You Do As I Do two decks, card exchanged
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 232
Eddie Joseph A Remarkable Coincidence two cards chosen from two decks match, repeat, two-way Mirage decks
1942 Greater Card Tricks 71
Walter B. Gibson Turnabout two decks, two cards are exchanged and match
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 147
Jean Hugard Follow Me key cards
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 35
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks match
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 36
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson
Also published here 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 38
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match
May 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 49
Bob Hummer Do As I Do with hair
Also published here 1944 Six-Trix for 1944 7
Edward Marlo You Do As I Do three methods
1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 77
Edward Marlo Daub Co-incidence daubed instead of glimpsed key card
1945 Tricks with Daub 7
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions
1945 My Best 78
Walter B. Gibson Turnabout two decks, two cards are exchanged and match
1945 My Best 92
Richard F. Madden Two Be or Not Two Be - That Was the Question two decks, second deck has selected cards reversed
1945 My Best 97
Robert A. Nelson Wrinkles and Subtle Touches
  • named card in pocket
  • do as i do, with mindreading presentation
  • making envelopes see through
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 60
J. W. Sarles Know-How decks in pockets, "Bill Sarles" but it's J. W. Sarles according to Fulves in "Six Impromptu Card Tricks" (1982, p. 38)
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 310
Dr. A. Heller You Do as Heller Does with two decks and three cards each
Mar. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 108
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Double Do As I Do
May 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 12) 121
John Scarne Triple Coincidence two decks, three cards exchanged
Variations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 15
Paul Curry Do As I Do
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 505
Unknown Do as I Do
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 70
Unknown Multiple Do As I Do five correspondences with a lot of counting
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 88
George G. Kaplan Do As I Do top card as key card
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 155
Frederick Braue Triple Do three cards from two deck match, removed by performer and spectator
1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 12
Joseph Dongu Do as I Do Trick
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 14
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 194
Gordon Whyte A Modern You Do As I Do Trick
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 11
Unknown You Do as I Do No. 13, Standard Do As I do effect with two decks, spectator / performer selects same card coincidentally
Related to 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 27
George Starke Quadruple Coincidence No. 55, Do As I Do with four climaxes
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 97
Hugh Carroll, Charles Hopkins Out!
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 202) 808
Al Leech A Double Coincidence cards chosen from two decks
1953 Card Man Stuff 23
Edward Marlo Some Challenging Ideas: The Spectator Coincidence posed as a problem
1953 The Cardician 189
Sydney Bergson Lucky Blue and Red
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 314) 58
John Scarne You Do As I Do two decks, five key numbers
1956 The Best in Magic 116
Dai Vernon Repeat "Do as I do" Spectator and Magician exchange cards from different colored decks which match. Sets up again.
Variations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 17
Terry Guyatt Two of a Kind
1959 Card Tricks 319
Robert A. Nelson ESP Coincidence do as I do with ESP cards, two packets
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 10
Robert A. Nelson Second Sight-Seeing
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 32
Dai Vernon Card of Coincidence two cards from two decks put in envelope match, three phases
Inspired byRelated to 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 11
Robert A. Nelson A Mental Do As I Do
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 10
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein traumhafte Übereinstimmung with three decks, third deck selection matches by spelling name
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 94
Harry Lorayne Automatic Mind-Reading
1962 Close-up Card Magic 96
Harry Lorayne Automatic Mind-Reading #2
1962 Close-up Card Magic 249
Dai Vernon Another You Do As I Do
1962 Early Vernon 45
Ralph W. Hull Trigon II three cards are selected from a deck and put in three glasses, a spectator then takes three cards from another deck that are put with the first cards, when the pairs are turned over, they match, partial rough-smooth red-blue menetekel
Variations 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 21
Edward Marlo Do As I Do "Eleventh Effect", with two decks, two methods
Inspired byRelated to 1962 Tilt! 18
Edward Marlo, Peter Warlock Sympathetic Coincidence performer places blue-backed card in case, spectator removes same from red deck
1964 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 94
J. W. Sarles PRISM with two decks and two cards each, under table
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 427
Dai Vernon Do as I do using pocket
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 31
J. W. Sarles Dichotomy performer and spectator both have spades cards with same back design, they exchange one card, they both retain thirteen different cards
Related toVariations Jan. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 75
Theodore Annemann The Red and Blue Decks from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
Related to
  • p. 133, 159 and 165 for general information on "Annemann's $50 Manuscript"
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 121
Conrad Schmoranzer, Jochen Zmeck Die Kontrollkarte cards put in glass, spectator selects card that are added, the pairs do not match, then they do, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by
  • "Die Kontrollkarte", MAGIE, 4/1963
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 17
Aldini, Glenn G. Gravatt More Thoughts Anticipated Spectator removes card from red deck, matches card taken out by magician from blue deck
Inspired by
  • "Final Selection" (Glenn. G. Gravatt)
1969 Roughingly Yours 19
Dai Vernon Gemini Cards
Related to 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 25
Ned Powers Duplicate Thots with repeat
July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 349
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684
Related toVariations Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 357
Brian Jordan Your Thot without exchanging decks
Dec. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 388
James Auer Do As I Do (Platform Version) Peek Deck, hole in one index
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 39
Karl Fulves Another Oracle as a 2-deck Do As I Do coincidence
Inspired by 1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 3
Ron Ferris Dynamite with red black separation climax
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 23
Jerry K. Hartman One Way Ghost "Two Tricks" No. 1, for credit information see also p. 684
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 414
Dai Vernon, Stewart Judah Coincidence performer pockets card from one deck, spectator cuts another deck and counts down according to value of bottom card, card arrived at matched card in pocket, Ace to King stack, from Daley Notebooks
Dec. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 473
Frank Garcia Three in a Million two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cards
Related toVariations 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 32
Gerald Kosky Coincidence ?? rough smooth
1972 Card Cavalcade 63
Derek Dingle Double Stranger two decks, performer and spectator chose a card, they turn out to be the only odd-backed, for credits see page 142
1972 Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 1)) 119
Mike Morhman Twice Wrong two decks, two times the cards the performer and magician choose do not match, then suddenly they do
Aug. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 554
Edward G. Brown Two Coincidence Tricks
  • first is a Do as I do variation with two decks
  • second is a prediction, three selected cards match three cards in glass with different back design
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 64
Francis J. Baker Alpha Card Act
  • First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
  • Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
  • Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
June 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 629
Tony Cole Copy Cat two decks, performer puts one of his in the spectator's and vice versa, they both are placed next to their mates, see also p. 830 for comment by Roy Walton
Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 689
Edward Marlo The Repeater no exchange of decks
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 161
Edward Marlo Think as I Think with thought of Cards, gaffed, red-blue double backer, red-blue menetekel, three approaches
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 208
Eddie Fields Yogi You-Do-As-I-Do
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 54
Al Mann, Sam H. Sharpe Domination of Thought key card
Inspired by 1976 The Third Ecstasy 7
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as well
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 7
Karl Fulves (4) Ships That Pass spectator mails a card to you and you on the same day a card to him, when envelopes are opened, the cards have transposed
  • Variation A: cards are the same card
  • Variation B: full decks are mailed with one reversed card
  • Variation C: spectator mails a card to himself and it changes to another or has now performers signature
posed as problems
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Unknown Mental Mates No. 8, spectator removes red Aces and sandwiches any unknown card, performer sandwiches same card in another deck
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 13
Unknown Do As I Do No. 22
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 38
Martin Gardner Ultra Coincidence No. 27
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 44
Karl Fulves Second Method
Inspired by 1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 338
Gene Maze Twin Transpo two decks are shuffled by spectator, top cards match and transpose (backs)
Variations 1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 337
Unknown Two Pack Coincidence
1977 Card Cavalcade Four 75
Jan Heins Teragram spectator and magician are thinking of a card in the pack of the other, in the end the cards are the same, missing and both sitting on it
Related to 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 5) 358
Luis Gavilondo Matching "Do As I Do" Poker Player's Picnic done with two packs simultaneously
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Matching the Cards 19
Harry Lorayne You Do as I Do
1977 The Magic Book 153
Allan Ackerman Double Ultra Mental two decks, spectator and performer each think of a card
1978 Here's My Card 50
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trick
Also published here 1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 30
Jerry K. Hartman More Than One Way "There's More Than One Way To Spin A Cut."
two decks in reverse order
Inspired byRelated to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1184
Philip T. Goldstein Twink spectator and performer select two cards, which happen to be mates, several versions with one and two decks and with four aces instead of random mates
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 754
Jerry K. Hartman Dup-licates
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1250
Karrell Fox Peek-a-Brain spectator peeks at a card and reverses it, in prediction deck the same card is shown reversed (before spectator shows his)
Related to 1979 Another Book 87
Steve Beam Cutting Match two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 36
Russell T. Barnhart Do As I Do Prediction
Dec. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 425
Bob Hummer Do As I Do with hair
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 24
Basil Horwitz Challenge Premonition performer puts card from a blue deck unseen in an envelope, spectator selects a card from a red deck and puts it in same envelope, when he looks through blue deck, that card is missing, both selected same card
1981 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 22
Karl Fulves Synchro red-blue double backer
1981 The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1357
Stuart R. Patterson Awake and Rise fake indice forcing deck
1981 Babel (Issue 2) 10
Steve Beam Cutting Match two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 10
Karl Fulves Zenergy get-ready for Jaks routine
1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 38
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Do as I Do brief
1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 40
Unknown Hypnotisn't No. 44, two spectators with a deck each, both select two cards with expanded cut-deeper procedure and they match
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 57
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Jaks Two-Deck Trick No. 45, with three or two decks
Also published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 58
J. W. Sarles Jaks Two-Deck Trick Variation
Inspired by 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 60
Karl Fulves Jumpback No. 49, card signed in red-backed deck and returned, then blue-backed card is chosen from second deck and it has the signature
Related to 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 65
Frederick Braue Card Transfer method to transfer a card from one deck to another (1943)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 12
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trick
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Roberto Giobbi Die Risikovoraussage two cards chosen from two decks and exchanged match, the card is predicted as well
1987 CardPerfect 126
Bruce Cervon Forethought Spectator & Magician choose same Card in two decks
1988 The Cervon File 175
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Tom Gagnon Stranger Exchanger
1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 23) 393
Ken Krenzel Double S'Entendre two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Variations 1990 Close-up Impact! 12
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deck
Related to 1990 Finally! 26
Simon Aronson Below the Belt two cards from two decks exchanged below table, they match, ends clean
Related to 1990 The Aronson Approach 70
Ken Krenzel, Alexander de Cova Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 17
Alexander de Cova, Ken Krenzel Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands, without credits
Inspired by 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 27
Arturo de Ascanio Cuadruple Coincidencia four coincidences
Inspired by
  • Bernat & Fabregas "Cartomagia" p. 431.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 29
Alexander de Cova Synchronus brief, two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Karl Fulves Cutting Corners two decks, pocketed by performer and spectator, each removes a card, corners torn off, rest exchanged in decks, cards and corners match
Inspired by 1994 Crooked Tales 64
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Karl Fulves Jaks Two Deck Trick commentary by Fulves
Related to 1994 Crooked Tales 65
Basil Horwitz Challenge Do As I Do
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 75
John Scarne Quick Two Deck spectator and performer shuffle a deck, same card at bottom because they both "cut and shuffled the same way"
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 8) 92
John Scarne, Roberto Giobbi Triple Coincidence spectator and magician exchange three cards from two decks - they match
Inspired by 1995 Card College — Volume 1 99
Tom Gagnon Off Color Prediction two decks, spectator and performer select the same card, then they change places in decks
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 55) 1033
John Scarne The Probable Outcome card from different deck put into cards, spectator names card when spread face-up, the card shows up again with different back, ungaffed
Related to 1995 Underworld (Issue 2) 28
David Acer Deckromancy one card chosen from normal deck and one from miniature deck, they match
1995 Natural Selections 128
Edward Marlo Double Deck Sandwich two red-backed Twos placed in blue-backed deck to sandwich a selection and vice versa, the cards match
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 140
Unknown The Three Decker three decks
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 25
Karl Fulves Little Alice mate coincidence with odd-backed cards in two packets, one handled behind back, red/blue double backer
Inspired byRelated to 1996 Underworld (Issue 3) 32
Pablo Domenèch Coincidencia based on Page's Continuous Do As I Do, with two decks
Inspired by 1996 La Magia de Pablo Domènech 110
Nick Trost Kings Royale Two decks, four cards selected from each, all turn out to be Kings
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 159
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decks
Inspired by
  • "The Invisible Influence Principle" (Eddie Joseph, The Invisible Influence, 1951)
Also published here
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
Karl Fulves Commuter Cards "Unsolved Mysteries"
two-deck travelers, spectator distributes Aces in his pockets, performer makes Aces vanish from his deck and pulls them out of matching pockets, posed as a problem
Variations 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Bruce Cervon Quadruple Coincidence
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 27
Roger Crosthwaite Look-as-I-Look spectator and performer each think of a card in two decks, deck exchanged and cards removed, they match
Inspired by 1999 Arcardia 65
Justin Higham Force-as-I-Force spectator and performer each think of a card in two decks, deck exchanged and cards removed, they match
1999 Arcardia 68
Edward Marlo Red and Blue performer and spectator each shuffle a deck, they shuffle the same deck to the top
Also published here
  • "Red and Blue" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring Vol. 39 No. 7, Sept. 1959)
1999 Arcardia 159
Justin Higham Revised Red and Blue performer and spectator each shuffle a deck, they shuffle the same deck to the top
1999 Arcardia 160
Ellis Stanyon Fifteen Consecutive Cards Indiscriminately Drawn from One Pack and One Secretly Chosen, to Produce It from Another Pack No. 4, card from packet chosen, found in second deck, both in same order
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 101
Paul Curry Do as I Do
Related to 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 286
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 292
Jerry K. Hartman Dupe-licates No. 53
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 79
Tony Bartolotta, Martin Gardner Synchronism No. 56
Related to 2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 83
Peter Warlock Twin Thoughts two decks, unknown freely chosen card put in wooden frame, named card from other deck as well, they match, one deck composed of only hinged double cards
Related to 2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 258
Karl Fulves Repeat After Me two decks, spectator cuts and remembers face card, then replaces, cuts behind back, both decks spread face-up, performer and spectator each push out three cards, one must be selection, performer's cards are added and counted down to in his deck, it matches spectator's selection
Inspired by
  • "He Only Thinks" (Eddie Clever, Magic In The Modern Manner, Orville Meyer, 1949)
Related to
2003 Off The Books (Issue 3) 21
Stewart James The Doozer Cards chosen by spectator and performer magically reverses in the deck. Freely named card then appears to be the only card with a different back
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1953
2007 The Essential Stewart James 121
Karl Fulves Do As I Did performer turns cards over in blue-backed deck, spectator same in red-backed deck, they are odd-backed, then decks transpose and cards match
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 216
Sam Mayer Another Do As I Do cut deeper type
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, July 1946
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 270
Ed Balducci, Ken Krenzel The All-Fair Coincidence credit information, cut deeper force
Also published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Nov. 1956
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 270
Fred Robinson Do as I Do
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 233
Tony Bartolotta T-Dex bold
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 526
Gary Plants What Are The Chances? cards chosen from two decks match
2011 Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 18
Tony Bartolotta Long Shot two-deck trick in which spectator and performer do the same thing, performer only has a single card though and handles it like a deck for humorous procedure
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 595
Martin Gardner, Hubert Lambert, Bert Allerton, Karl Fulves Two Deck Criss Cross
Inspired byRelated to
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1950
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 601
Tom Gagnon You Must Do as I Do using Gagnon Spread Control
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 131
Tom Gagnon Bluff Coincidence
2011 Avant-Cards 158
Tom Gagnon Double Bluff Coincidence two phases
2011 Avant-Cards 161
Tony Econ Triple Coincidence card reversed in a deck, card selected in other deck, same card found at same position, cards found to be of the other decks
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 89
Roberto Giobbi Do-as-I-Do
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 133
Tom Gagnon Miracle Spread Coincidence using tabled spreads
Inspired by 2013 Too Hot for the Devil 133
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dream of a Hermit three decks
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 136
Roberto Giobbi Prediction at Risk card from red-backed deck matches card from blue-backed deck, also predicted in envelope, Himber wallet
Inspired by 2016 Standup Card Magic 156
John Hostler Reciprocal Discovery two spectators face on stage and select a card from two decks, they match, SBS
  • 20/20 Variation (No Glasses)
2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 39
Johnny Thompson, Harry Riser Quadruple Coincidence
Inspired by
  • "Quadruple Coincidence" (George C. Engel, Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1949)
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 113
Christoph Borer Mist, knapp daneben... strange comedy effect, two decks, spectator and performer turn a card over, performer is one off since he turned over the wrong card, but all other cards match the spectator's selection
2018 Mentale Notizen 129
Tom Gagnon Scarne's Triple Coincidence Revisited two decks, three cards exchanged
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 59
Pepe Lirrojo Do as i Order two decks
2019 Some Different Stuff 2
Andi Gladwin Silent Movie spectator and performer have a deck each and mirror each others movements in silence, they cut to the same card, including a water spit-out gag
Inspired by
  • "The Mirror" (Allan Kronzek, Artful Deceptions, 2017)
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 211
Ricardo Sánchez Triple Do As I Do three cards in different pockets, all match
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 41