502 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Challenge Locations / Challenge multiple Card Location
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
C. H. Wilson The Charm Trick No. 3, four cards are freely chosen and fairly shuffled back, they show up at small named numbers (or numbers thrown with dice), alternatively four indifferent cards are placed in front of the spectators that change into selections
1877 18
Non plus ultra No. 49, spectator removes three cards from new deck and places them under handkerchief, performer touches cards through handkerchief, they are replaced and found, punched through handkerchief
1895 58
Non plus ultra Eine Kartensoirée No. 7
four cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly with needle attached to ring
Nov. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3)
42
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Non plus ultra several cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly
1896 35
Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark
1896 36
Nennen mehrerer gezogener Karten cards chosen, then deck switched and cards returned, cards identified because they are twice in deck or because one deck is short
1896 44
Das Wiederfinden der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even
1896 103
Apparent Second Sight freely chosen cards are located behind back, secret punching of selections through handkerchief
Related to 1897 76
Charles T. Jordan The Full Hand No. 7, four spectators select four cards each, those sixteen cards are riffle shuffled by performer and dropped in hat, performer takes out the cards of each spectator without looking
1919/1920 30
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selections
Related to 1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
21
Eric F. Impey The Simplicity X-Ray Trick four chosen cards are found again, simple stack and following it while spreading for selection
1928 6
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Auffinden zweier gezogener und in das Spiel zurückgesteckter Karten two cards are located, even / odd divison
1930 79
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to 1932
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack)
481
T. Page Wright Monarch detection suit order of four selections known, high probability of being unique
Related to 1933 14
Theodore Annemann An Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1934 11
George Pearce Pearce's Triple Card Mystery No. 5, three piles of same amount of cards made, top cards remembered, deck assembled and performer finds all three
1935 8
Sequel No. 12, two cards remembered next to a stabbed-in indicator card, deck dealt into four piles, position of the selections has been predicted
1935 15
Harry Cecil Cecil's Mind Reading No. 32, deck dealt into five piles, top cards remembered, deck assembled and selections located
1935 31
The Three Heaps No. 39, deck dealt irregularly into three piles, top cards remembered and deck assembled, three key cards
1935 37
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
VariationsAlso published here 1935 20
Two Viewpoints challenge location with sticky substance on finger, cards stabbed on table
1937 109
The Five Senses five card location, one-way backs
1937 142
Theodore Annemann The Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Also published here 1937 148
Charles T. Jordan Hummer Detection one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 159
Sensational Card Mystery spectators cut off piles and remember bottom card, all divined, full stack (here new deck order)
1937 205
New X-Ray Trick full stack (here Eight Kings)
1937 206
Charles T. Jordan A Discard Trick two cards, stacked deck
1937 219
Michael F. Zens Zens' Card Miracle with marked cards and two decks set-up
1937 296
Dai Vernon Miracle Location Club Version daub, full deck stack, four or five cards
1937 302
Double Location short key card
1937 313
Orville Wayne Meyer The New "Miracle" Effect five cards selected, mixed with twenty more cards, then located
Feb. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 29)
188
The Perfect Card Trick full deck stack
1938 100
George G. Kaplan The Five Card Problem two cards, stacked deck
1938 283
Ivory and Air Cushion Finish halves from different decks with different finishes, divided deck location
Related to 1938 448
William H. McCaffrey Blindfold Multiple Detection blindfolded magician divines several cards, different finishes
1938 449
Stewart James Queer Quest three cards found
Related to Aug. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 47)
331
Harold Lloyd, James G. Thompson Jr. You See? three card location, one-way, credit attribution to Thompson in Max Maven reference
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 51)
353
Michael F. Zens Zen's X-Clusive Card Combination several cards are selected from a shuffled deck and replaced, performer finds them, then cards are put in envelopes, inside are predictions which match
Also published here Nov. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5)
1
Harold Lloyd You See? three card discovery, using one hand only, one-way
Also published here 1940 280
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named
1940
The Jinx (Issue 102)
619
Crocker The Blindfold Discovery really blindfolded, using Xkwizit gimmick
1940
The Jinx (Issue 117)
690
The Two Pile Mystery two selections
1940 28
Louis Lam A Sensational Card Effect thought of number and counting
1940 5
Bob Hummer Two Card Location behind back, with knife stabbed in the deck
Also published here 1940 8
Bruce Elliott Middle Maze two card location, center key card
Inspired by July 1941
The Jinx (Issue 143)
804
Charlie Miller, Jack McMillen The Triple Discovery three cards, twenty-sixth key
Variations 1941 29
Eddie Joseph Quadruplication deck dealt into four piles, four cards chosen and moved to another pile, performer located them
1942 42
Eddie Joseph Daub Deception location tricks with daub
  • Preparation for the Daub
  • First Method of Daubing
  • Second Method of Daubing
  • Third Method of Daubing
  • Fourth Method of Daubing
  • Fifth Method of Daubing
  • Sixth Method of Daubing
  • Seventh Method of Daubing
  • Eighth Method of Daubing
  • Ninth Method of Daubing
  • Tenth Method of Daubing
  • Eleventh Method of Daubing
  • Twelfth Method of Daubing
  • Thirteenth Method of Daubing
  • Fourteenth Method of Daubing
  • Fifteenth Method of Daubing
  • Sixteenth Method of Daubing
  • Seventeenth Method of Daubing
  • Eighteenth Method of Daubing
  • Nineteenth Method of Daubing
  • Twentieth Method of Daubing
  • A Few Words of Advice
1942 48
Stewart James Queer Quest three cards found
1943 27
Herb Lehwald Mental Disclosure four people think of a card, deck is dealt into four piles three times, each card can be named
1944
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
8
John Mulholland By the Sense of Touch three selections are shuffled into deck, deck placed in magician’s pocket, he instantly pulls out each one
1944 78
James G. Thompson Jr. Out of These Hands
1945 115
John Hamilton Faro two cards
Sep. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 112)
450
Arthur H. Buckley Location From New Deck two cards found after two honest riffle shuffles, interlocking chains
1946 10
Arthur H. Buckley System two cards chosen and found, interlocking chain shuffles
1948 161
Bill Simon Sensitive Fingertips two cards are found
Related to 1949 13
Fred Fletcher ABC three cards, falsely credited to Rusduck, see p. 687
Jan. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 169)
677
Instant Card Location Two halves, cards selected in one half replaced in the other, easily located
1949 34
Eddie Joseph The Blind Magician Does a Trick performer blindfolded via spectator's hand (human blindfold) or blindfold, two spectators with half the deck each cut off piles and make two selections, deck assembled, performer finds both
  • Method One
  • Method Two
  • Method Three
1949 8
H. Adrian Smith A Beginner's Miracle deck cut into three piles, two piles shuffled and bottom cards remembered, deck assembled
1949 26
John Scarne The Dixie Double Location two cards from two halves exchanged and located, odd/even divided deck
1949 42
John Scarne The Four Packs No. 20, Spectator deals deck into four piles, remembers the top card of each pile, assemble the deck, performer divines the four cards
1950 40
John Scarne Finding a Selected Card No. 27, Performer divines two selected cards using secretly red/black separated deck
1950 50
Sidney Margulies, H. G. Cleveland, Carlton King, Ira Zweifack The Triple Deal Card Trick No. 64, Mathematical trick
1950 116
Frank Garcia Garcia's Card Location No. 83, deck is prepared by scratching one corner of every card
1950 152
John J. Crimmins Jr. Double Location No. 125, two-card impossible location
1950 241
Clayton Rawson Double Thought two card location
May 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 12)
658
Clayton Rawson Double Thought #2 two cards
May 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 12)
658
Eddie Joseph By Mind Alone spectator and performer note a card and their position, after some more dealing both are found
1950 7
Eddie Joseph Incredulously True two spectators remember a card and their positions, both found
1950 4
Eddie Joseph Two Secret Thoughts two spectators remember a card and their positions, both found
1950 7
Harry Blackstone Easy Enigma two cards chosen and returned into ribbon-spread are found
1950 56
Michael F. Zens The Mike Zen's Card Act several cards are selected from a shuffled deck and replaced, performer finds them, then cards are put in envelopes, inside are predictions which match
Also published here 1951
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951)
18
Eddie Joseph A Discovery and Its Possibilities two cards face-up and face-down alternating after slop shuffle, principle of always cutting to either face-up or face-down card, sorting behind back and applications:
  • A Force
  • A Natural Trick (two-pile location)
  • The Two Cards (two spectators turn over cards in jumbled deck which are divined)
1951 23
Al Koran Effect No. 3. "Three Times Three" performer blindfolded, three cards lost in three piles and located
1952 74
W. F. "Rufus" Steele, Robert Parrish Tell and Spell one spectator pockets some cards and two spectators remember a card at a number, both cards are found and number of pocketed cards named
Variations 1952 34
Oscar Weigle The Weigle Version one spectator pockets some cards and two spectators remember a card at a number, both cards are found
Inspired by 1952 36
P. Howard Lyons, Tom Ransom, Norman Houghton Divination of Two Mentally Chosen Cards two selections made from two halves with "counting pile and remember card at that position" procedure
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
5
Stewart James An Addition and a Teaser
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
6
Tom Ransom Brown Study two spectators cut off a small pile, shuffle and remember the bottom card, all replaced and done with the performer's back turned, cards are found
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 5)
5
Edward Marlo On the Memorized Deck
  • four spectators each cut off a packet, remember the bottom card and shuffle the whole packet, after seeing the faces of the packets for a few seconds, the performer names the cards in all packets leaving the selection to last
  • then any number is named and performer names card at that position and vice versa
  • second deal and poker deal demo if Ireland stack is used
Variations Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
10
Edward Marlo A Miracle with Cards four spectators each cut off a packet, remember the bottom card and shuffle the whole packet, performer looks at each packet and finds the selections, secretly counting the packets, last card from pocket
  • alternative in which the last wrong card changes into selection
Related toVariations Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
11
Edward Marlo Red Black Locations two-card location with divided deck, faro
  • Second Phase (red-black-alternating)
  • Third Phase (red-black-alternating in pairs)
  • Fourth Phase (divided deck)
Variations June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
3
Martin Gardner Looped!!! spectator draws intersecting curve on floor, pair of mates placed on each intersection, cards picked up according to rules, packet cut, top and bottom cards remembered and exchanged and later divined, exploiting topological curve properties
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
9
Edward Marlo Mental and Physical
  • #3 of "3 Mental Effects"
card thought of, another selection placed next to it, both found
  • Additional Ideas for Mental and Physical Choice
    • 1. Force
    • 2. Marked Deck
    • 3. Stacked deck
    • 4. One way deck on faces
Inspired byRelated to Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
11
Edward Marlo Fingertip Miracle three selections, memorized deck, improvisation
Variations 1958 33
Edward Marlo Faro Foolers: First Fooler as many cards as one likes, automatic placement
1958 49
Edward Marlo Fourth Fooler two cards selected, a card turns face-up between selections, see also page 55 for two further notes
Variations 1958 52
Edward Marlo Seventh Fooler two cards
1958 54
Edward Marlo The 17th Location two cards
1958 67
Edward Marlo The 13th Location three selections
1958 68
Edward Marlo Wrong to Right two wrong cards are changed into selections
1958 69
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Automento five cards are found, cards shown in groups, spectator say if their card is among them
Related to
  • trick by Charles H. Miller in "Linking Ring" June, 1958
July 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 10)
5
Dai Vernon Vernonesque two cards are found
July 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 10)
12
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Tips from Ravelli: Brown Study tip for Brown Study (two spectators cut off a small pile, shuffle and remember the bottom card, all replaced and done with the performer's back turned, cards are found)
Related to Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alaska three cards are located, dealing seven hands twice
Also published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
4
Neal Elias Double Selection two cards peeked at in two halves are found, faro
Inspired byVariations Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
10
Neal Elias A Reversed Location two cards peeked at in two halves, halves shuffled together, one selection is reversed and the other found next to it, faros
Inspired by July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
19
James Steranko Fantasy Card Routine Chapter Thirteen
  • Oneway Faces (not pointer cards, but uneven printing)
  • The Division (spectator cuts to a card behind the performer's back and replaces)
  • The Afterthought (selection from in-the-hands spread)
  • The Bisection (two selections by cutting of small packets and remembering bottom cards)
  • The Retention (fake memory demonstration, move-a-card)
  • The Abstraction (one of three cards thought of, OOSOOM)
  • Fantasy Notes
1960 93
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alaska three cards are located, dealing seven hands twice
Also published here May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
26
Dai Vernon Matching Any Number of Cards any number of cards is selected and found from another shuffled deck
1961 71
Charlie Miller Version of Selbit's Cards and Tray out-of-hand selection of two cards, one from pocket, one caught from thrown up deck
1961 30
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Eyes of the Cyclists three spectators look at bottom card and use its value to make a selection, all cards found
Inspired by Mar. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 23)
28
Edward Marlo Key Card Plus Estimation: Fourth Method two card location, deck cut into three packets, bottom card of two of the packets remembered, all assembled and cut, estimation and key card
Related to 1962 28
Edward Marlo Triple Estimation Peek three key cards start out at different positions
  • Method 2 (only one key card)
1962 42
Dai Vernon Club Version of the "Miracle Card Location", daub, full deck stack, four or five cards
Related to 1962 22
Norman Osborn Double Choice two cards chosen from tabled packets, one put back, performer can name which one spectator holds and optionally which one he put back
Variations 1962
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
71
James Steranko Part Three two cards selected by cutting off packets, all assembled and cut a few times, performer finds cards
Related to 1962 17
Neal Elias, Edward Marlo Packet Handling for Faro Fooler #12 two separated face up cards come together to sandwich selection, two more methods, see also page 13 for further handling details:
  • Regarding Three Selections and Crimp Card
  • On Packet Handling
  • The No Key Card Triple Selection Discovery
Related to 1964 12
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Discovery two locator cards discover two chosen cards, faro
1964 16
Peter Alexis Dark Vision four cards selected, one put in envelope rest shuffle back, all divined in other room, fair conditions, secret deck switch, deck top-edgemarked with line during performance, see also p. 864 for comment by J. G. Thompson
Related toVariations Feb. 1966 17
Karl Fulves Seclusion Problems with Cards - No. Two
card cut to with deck under handkerchief and replaced, also multiple cards
for solutions see references
Variations Apr. 1966 29
Francis Haxton Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solution
Inspired by June 1966 40
Jerry Lubin, Harry Lorayne About Faces two cards, two keys
Also published here 1967 117
Gene Finnell Whew! two cards selected
1967 7
Gene Finnell Your Number - Your Card four cards face up, value of each is dealt and four selections are found, spectators decide in which order
1967 15
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method
Variations July 1968
Epilogue (Issue 3)
22
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method
July 1968
Epilogue (Issue 3)
23
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deck
Also published here July 1969
Epilogue (Issue 6)
45
Ben Christopher Blue Phantom two cards found blindfolded, one of them has different colored back
Inspired by
  • "Divination of two Mentally Selected Cards" (E. G. Brown)
Related to
  • suggestion by Greg Moore on p. 314
Variations
Oct. 1969 287
Eddie Joseph The Hidden Truth two cards peeked behind performer's back, both found, different-colored daub
1969 34
Roy Walton The Abacus Card Trick four cards chosen, gray code on one way backs
Related toVariations 1970
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement)
69
Edward Marlo Incredible Fingertip Location two fingertip peeked at cards are located with lots of shuffling by spectator, corner short (Marlo Key Card)
1970 65
Simon Aronson The Lead-In Routine two card location
Summer 1970
Hierophant (Issue 4)
175
Francis J. Baker Logic two cards chosen, one found by performer and one by spectator, red-black alternating
Related toVariations Jan. 1970 311
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored back
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1970 321
John Hamilton Eyes of the Gods two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to
Related toVariationsAlso published here Aug. 1970 351
Marvin Johnson Blue Dice two numbers generated with dice, two spectators select cards and remove cards according to their numbers, both spectators selected the same card and it has different colored back
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1970 387
Karl Fulves Chance? Fate? two card location, key card
1971 31
Harry Lorayne Three-Card Miracle Location using divided deck
1972 4
Ben Christopher Double Mental two selections
Related to Jan. 1972 480
Dai Vernon Vernon's Suit Set-Up No. 64, gray code set-up with suits in which three consecutive suits are unique, order not given
1972 20
Convention Card Location two card location, spectator turns half over back to back and remembers last face-up card
Variations 1973 130
Edward Marlo Fourth Objective - Four Card Location four card location with divided deck
1973 9
Simon Aronson Group Shuffle three cards, no touch possible
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 1973
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8)
60
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method
1973 25
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method
1973 26
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location
1973 63
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deck
Also published here 1973 73
Edward G. Brown The Two Pile Trick two selections made from two halves with "counting pile and remember card at that position" procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1973 74
John Hamilton Die Augen Gottes two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to
Also published here July 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 1)
4
Edward Marlo Red and Black Thoughts table spread from left to right both times with overhand shuffle in between, or spreading in opposite direction
Related to 1974 142
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1974 715
Harry Lorayne Ultra General Card (and Impossible Location) three spectator choose the same card, used as effect and also as method
1975 29
Edward Marlo Double Trouble two cards, odd-even divided deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976
Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles)
97
Roy Walton The Blue Phantom No. 54, two cards found, one of them has different colored back
Also published here 1976 82
Burling Hull Volta's Giant "ESP" Thot Projection deck with twenty-five symbols/designs, spectators cut off a small pile each and remember bottom card, key cards brought openly to bottom with a ruse
1976 34
Ken Krenzel Impromptu R. S. Peek Deck secret incomplete faro condition
1977 299
Harry Lorayne Ultra Location & Prediction deck cut in thirds, one third turned over and top and bottom cards remembered, all put together and one riffle shuffle done, selections divined and number of reversed cards predicted
1977 107
Sam Schwartz Thought Echo two card location, straight set-up
Also published here 1977 131
Karl Fulves Two-Person Telepathy a medium finds both cards
Inspired by 1977 134
José de la Torre Impossible Discovery two chosen cards found, fair handling with scallop short key card
  • Variation No 1
  • Variation No 2
  • Variation No 3 - The Great Impossible Discovery
  • Appendix
    • How to Guess the Location of the Short Card
    • How to Expose the Corners of the Short Cards at the End of the Deck
    • How to Cut the Short Card to the Bottom
1977 19
Ken Krenzel The Miracle Multiple Peek Marlo Peek Deck application
Variations 1978 128
Jerry K. Hartman Goody Two Choose two selections, divided deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 1)
8
John C. Wagner Mentally by Two faro, automatic placement
Variations 1978 33
Theodore Annemann Alternate Detection Procedure two cards chosen and replaced in opposite order
Related to 1978 46
David Britland 'simpossible deck shuffled, two spectators each get half a deck and exchange any card, performer takes only one half and names both cards after looking through it
1978 13
Ken De Courcy Climax four packets, each secretly has one suit, four card location
1978 8
Edward G. Brown Der Zweipäckchen Trick
Also published here Dec. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
137
Simon Aronson Two Card "No Touch" Location spectator cuts off a packet and remembers bottom card, second spectator shuffles same packet and chooses a card, both named by performer
Also published here 1978 95
Simon Aronson Four Stop Intersection four spectators cut to cards, all shuffled, performer deals through cards face up and stops at selections
Also published here 1978 100
Edward Marlo Effect two cards, using double automatic placement
1979 364
Tom Craven Goody Goody two cards are counted to according to values in shuffled deck
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 10)
262
Barrie Richardson A Gestalt Revelation spectators turn their selections end-for-end by themselves
Also published here Aug. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8)
715
Karl Fulves Matchlock divining two cards via card counting
1979 33
Karl Fulves Future Key two cards found
1979 36
Karl Fulves Leverage two cards divined, confederate needed that can clock
Related to 1979 43
Karl Fulves Fooling The Confederate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, two cards selected, using code and confederate & card counting
1979 45
Karl Fulves The Double Selection divided deck and cards selected from incomplete riffle shuffle position, one-way suggestion
1979 3
Karl Fulves Remote Viewing No. 56, two spectators remember cards in shuffled deck that is cut back-to-back far away, out-of-hand key card placement
1979 92
Piet Forton Die Gedanken sind nicht frei ("Thinker's Paradise") two spectator cut a pile and think of cut card, cards are shuffled and divined by performer
Related toAlso published here 1979
Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar)
2
Rolf Andra Eine Kartenkombination combination of two routines, first two cards are found in performer's pocket, used to switch decks, then several spectators put cards in their pockets and all cards are divined by performer
1979
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 40 No. 1)
12
Orville Wayne Meyer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by May 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 5)
347
Karl Fulves Auto Abacus gray code on one way backs
Inspired by 1980 46
Bob Hummer Two Card Locaction behind back, with knife stabbed in the deck
Also published here 1980 11
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
Related to 1980
Magick (Issue 256)
1279
Simon Aronson Delayed Location Effects doing divided deck locations after Shuffle-Bored
Also published here 1980 15
Juan Tamariz Cartomagia sin Tecnica routine with Svengali deck, starts and ends with a normal deck, first one cards is located then two, similar strategy as in Neither Blind nor Silly
1981 35
Terry LaGerould Fanta-Spread key card placement after domino spread turnover
1982 141
André Robert Strategy two cards trap two selections bit by bit with faros in between
1982 321
Philip T. Goldstein Cumulative three cards chosen from ten-card packet with dealing procedure
Inspired byRelated to 1982 5
Stewart James Cuemulat4e three cards chosen from 12-card packet with dealing procedure
Inspired by 1982 7
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Christ Location no-touch cut-deeper selection procedure
Variations 1982 39
Howard A. Adams Locaten location of two chosen cards
1982
OICUFESP (Issue 9)
9
Harry Lorayne, Jerry Lubin Kehrt um! two cards, two keys
Also published here Apr. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
30
Edward Marlo Locus-Pocus two Cards, four methods
  • Locii Two
  • Locii Two II
  • Loci Two III
  • Prediction Variation
Inspired by 1983 139
Jon Racherbaumer, Philip T. Goldstein Never on Thunday three selections, divided deck
Inspired by Oct. 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14)
136
Karl Fulves Curvature different coins and cards removed and remembered by spectators and shuffled back, performer blindfolded, all cards located and coins as well, coins leaves circular impression
Inspired by 1983 2
Karl Fulves Nail Punch Location one or more cards, punched with fingers in different places
1983 2
Ken De Courcy Blind Aces Blindfold peek to locate Aces marked on their backs
1983 14
Zwei auf einen Schlag two cards are selected and found, divided deck, two systems
Inspired by
  • "Genii" Vol. 11. P. 240.
1983
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 2)
52
Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp
Inspired by 1984 215
Brother John Hamman The Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spelling
Variations 1984 16
Ron Ferris Hind-Hue Control as a red-black false shuffle, divided deck location application
Mar. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 3)
899
Richard Goldshot No Looking Goody Goody two crimps, faro shuffle two selections, twenty-six key card, see further credits, see also page 1075
Sep. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 9)
968
Michael Close, Stewart James Derby Downs "Waltz Time Stewart James - Three Variations by Michael Close", two selections found by 10D, using automatic placement variation, faro shuffle, based on "Place and Show" from New Tops
1984
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
283
John Aukes Straight and Round cards are shuffled face up into face down, spectator turns over any card/s and the performer locates them
July 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7)
1250
The Clueless Card Trick No. 47, two cards chosen by spectators, performer finds them
Inspired byRelated to 1984 61
Stephen Minch Double Location No. 3, five black and five red cards removed by spectators, two cards exchanged, performer finds them, performer genuinely blindfolded
1984 12
Piet Forton The Thoughts Are Free two spectator cut a pile and think of cut card, cards are shuffled and divined by performer
Also published here 1984 7
Eddie Joseph Dreieck, Quadrat und Kreis three spectators lay out three shapes (circle, square, triangle) with cards, remember a card and lose them, performer finds them
Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
102
Brother John Hamman Second In Command three selections cut to and lost, they are the last cards left over after pseudo false dealing demonstration
1984 27
Thomas Alan Waters Trivese three card location
1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr)
643
Thomas Alan Waters Carousell three card divination, with clocking version, see Max Maven reference for credit information
Related to
  • "Roundabout" (Max Maven, Kayfabe DVD Set, 2017)
1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx)
701
Thomas Alan Waters Cutout two cards
Inspired byRelated to 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys)
743
Steve Beam Impact! several spectators cut a small packet and remember a card, all cards are found, deck can be riffle shuffled once, chains, see also p. 987 for additional idea by Geoff Williams
Related toVariations 1985 105
Steve Beam Blank Impact gag idea for Impact, blank card
Related to 1985 136
Frederick Braue Two Pile Trick two selections (1938)
Inspired byRelated to 1985 20
Jerry K. Hartman Double Key Placement two spectators, out of hands
Related to Sep. 1985 1
Juan Tamariz Blown Away "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here July 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 7)
1369
Karl Fulves Hangout deck face up on table, spectators cut anywhere and remember cards while the magician's back is turned, located
1987 11
Edward Marlo San's Telephone three cards, three packets
1988 162
Edward Marlo Four Ways To Go one card removed, two thought of, are found, one ahead, clocking
Inspired byRelated to 1988 175
Edward Marlo 2nd Effect stripper deck, fair out of hand card choosing
1988 183
Edward Marlo New Approach to a Location apparent failure, three selection, one to case, one to shoe
1988 185
Edward Marlo Impossible Duo one way, two cards
1988 212
Edward Marlo Blown Away Plus follow up with named card to pocket, odd/even divided
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 219
Paul Cowling Apocalypse Variations Or Additions "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired by Jan. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 1)
1450
Edward Marlo Blown Away Plus "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byAlso published here Mar. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 3)
1473
Carlos Schoenrich Apocalypse Variations Or Additions "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired by May 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 5)
1499
Larry Jennings Birds of a Feather fair looking 2-card location with key cards
1988 30
Ben Harris, David Faulkner Invertz pairs are deal after one riffle shuffle, top cards turned over, two chosen and exchanged, later located
Inspired byVariations 1988 24
Edward Marlo Double Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 253
Edward Marlo Multiple Find using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 255
Edward Marlo Ever Ready-Black Routine three phases, locations with divided deck (third phase inspired by previous version in 1957 reference)
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1967
1988 264
Roy Walton Simplicity Lead In two cards removed and replaced anywhere in spread are located
Also published here
  • Ibidem
1988 44
Roy Walton Treble Trouble two cards, odd-even and pointer divided deck
Also published here 1988 79
Roy Walton Found-Two Cards two card location with a riffle shuffle by the spectator
Also published here
  • Ibidem
1988 102
Dai Vernon If the Suit Fits...
1989 67
Brother John Hamman Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spelling
Related to 1989 202
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That
  • #1: two-card location with spelling
  • #2: two-card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related toAlso published here
1989 37
Doug Canning Down Under Again two cards selected and found, third named card is found at a total of cards
Sep. 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3)
7
Bob King Dual Count-Down two cards chosen in two piles out of hand, both deal in unison and performer calls "stop", both selections are there and performer names one of them
Inspired by 1989 11
Juan Tamariz Neither Blind Nor Silly red black stack, two cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1989/91 211
Harry Lorayne Without A Clue, Impromptu finding out positions of two peeked at cards in incomplete faro condition via bottom half
1990 52
Steve Beam Brained a card peeked, one remembered from looking at the fan, third one thought of, one by one performer reverses cards behind his back, see also p. 578 for ideas by Harry Levine
1990 561
Simon Aronson Two Minds and a Mate card chosen, another removed and a third one thought-of, all found
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1990 50
Simon Aronson Four Part Harmony center cut location expanded to four selections
Inspired byVariations 1990 101
Michael Powers Incomplete Four Way four card location, using Riffle Shuffle Control with Incomplete Faro Condition
Variations 1990 74
Jon Racherbaumer Ayes of the Gods two-card challenge location
Inspired byVariations 1990 1
Edward Marlo Impromptu Ayes of the Gods either the two selections are in same position in two halves, or they are located via fishing
Inspired by 1990 2
Jon Racherbaumer Completely Blown Away
Inspired by 1990 176
Edward Marlo Topping Mental Topper - Fifth Effect four thought-of cards from different suits located, spectator's count down their value, shuffle and deck switch
1990 198
Alex Elmsley Calcolate X 2 two selections made out of performer's hands, three keys
1991 361
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 two selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1991 363
Edward Marlo Repeatable Card Location simple location with stack, eg NPO or memorized deck
Apr. 1991 15
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Miracle two small numbers and selections are divined, distant key
June 1991 12
Edward Marlo Four for the Road three further methods for "Simon Eyes", faro
Inspired byRelated to Aug. 1991 14
Jerry K. Hartman Goody Two Choose two selections, divided deck
Also published here 1991 336
Peter Duffie Before the Creation quick two card divided deck location, as prelude to OOTW
1991 8
Chris Kenner Twin Peeks two card challenge location, Ace to King set up
Variations 1992 102
Edward Marlo Nullifactoring three cards, additional ideas for Stewart James' "Nullifactor", two methods
Inspired byAlso published here June 1992
The Olram File (Issue 12)
1
James Swain No Explanation four face up indifferent cards 'collect' three selections, uses Marlo's faro sequences
1992 121
Alexander de Cova Total Recall two selections, odd/even, with variations:
  • 1. Aus dem Stegreif (impromptu)
  • 2. Mit zwei Kartenspielen (with two decks)
  • 3. Für den Table-Hopper
Inspired by 1992 19
John Riggs The Optical Location cards shuffled face up into face down, two cards selected and performer finds them
Also published here 1992 770
Peter Duffie Reference Point two selections made out of performer's hands from twelve-card packets, re-matrixing
Inspired byRelated to 1992 6
Blindfold Card Reading some cards are chosen from one half and shuffled in other half, found by blindfolded magician, pegged/punched card
1993 137
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