354 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Challenge Locations / Challenge multiple Card Location
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown 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 Der Kartenkünstler 58
Unknown 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 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown 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 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Das Wiederfinden der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Apparent Second Sight freely chosen cards are located behind back, secret punching of selections through handkerchief
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 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 Thirty Card Mysteries 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
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Theodore Annemann An Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 11
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Unknown Two Viewpoints challenge location with sticky substance on finger, cards stabbed on table
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Unknown The Five Senses five card location, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 142
Theodore Annemann The Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 148
Charles T. Jordan Hummer Detection one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Unknown Sensational Card Mystery spectators cut off piles and remember bottom card, all divined, full stack (here new deck order)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Unknown New X-Ray Trick full stack (here Eight Kings)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
Charles T. Jordan A Discard Trick two cards, stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Michael F. Zens Zens' Card Miracle with marked cards and two decks set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 296
Dai Vernon Miracle Location Club Version daub, full deck stack, four or five cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 302
Unknown Double Location short key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Orville Wayne Meyer The New "Miracle" Effect five cards selected, mixed with twenty more cards, then located
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Unknown The Perfect Card Trick full deck stack
1938 Greater Magic 100
George G. Kaplan The Five Card Problem two cards, stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 283
Unknown Ivory and Air Cushion Finish halves from different decks with different finishes, divided deck location
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 448
William H. McCaffrey Blindfold Multiple Detection blindfolded magician divines several cards, different finishes
1938 Greater Magic 449
Stewart James Queer Quest three cards found
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Harold Lloyd You See? three card location, one-way
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 51-100 (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 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 Expert Card Technique 280
Unknown The Two Pile Mystery two selections
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 28
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Crocker The Blindfold Discovery really blindfolded, using Xkwizit gimmick
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 690
Louis Lam A Sensational Card Effect thought of number and counting
1940 Fast Ones 5
Bob Hummer Two Card Location behind back, with knife stabbed in the deck
Also published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 8
Charlie Miller, Jack McMillen The Triple Discovery three cards, twenty-sixth key
Variations 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 29
Bruce Elliott Middle Maze two card location, center key card
Inspired by 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 143) 804
Eddie Joseph Quadruplication deck dealt into four piles, four cards chosen and moved to another pile, performer located them
1942 Greater Card Tricks 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 Greater Card Tricks 48
Stewart James Queer Quest three cards found
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 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
James G. Thompson Jr. Out of These Hands
1945 My Best 115
John Hamilton Faro two cards
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 450
Bill Simon Sensitive Fingertips two cards are found
Related to 1949 Controlled Miracles 13
Fred Fletcher ABC three cards, falsely credited to Rusduck, see p. 687
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 677
Unknown Instant Card Location Two halves, cards selected in one half replaced in the other, easily located
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 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 Premonition and The Blind Magician Does a Trick 8
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 Scarne on Card Tricks 40
John Scarne Finding a Selected Card No. 27, Performer divines two selected cards using secretly red/black separated deck
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 50
Sidney Margulies, H. G. Cleveland, Carlton King, Ira Zweifack The Triple Deal Card Trick No. 64, Mathematical trick
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 116
Eddie Joseph By Mind Alone spectator and performer note a card and their position, after some more dealing both are found
1950 Card Bonanza 7
Eddie Joseph Incredulously True two spectators remember a card and their positions, both found
1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 4
Eddie Joseph Two Secret Thoughts two spectators remember a card and their positions, both found
1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 7
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 More Dumbfounders with Cards 23
Edward Marlo Fingertip Miracle three selections, memorized deck, impro
1958 Faro Notes 33
Edward Marlo Faro Foolers: First Fooler as many cards as one likes, automatic placement
1958 Faro Notes 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 Faro Notes 52
Edward Marlo Seventh Fooler two cards
1958 Faro Notes 54
Edward Marlo The 17th Location two cards
1958 Faro Notes 67
Edward Marlo The 13th Location three selections
1958 Faro Notes 68
Edward Marlo Wrong to Right two wrong cards are changed into selections
1958 Faro Notes 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
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 5
Dai Vernon Vernonesque two cards are found
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 12
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Alaska three cards are located, dealing seven hands twice
1959 The Cardiste (Issue 12) 4
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 Steranko on Cards 93
Dai Vernon Matching any number of cards any number of cards is selected and found from another shuffled deck
1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 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 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 30
Edward Marlo Fourth Method two card location, estimation and key card
1962 Estimation 28
Edward Marlo Triple Estimation Peek two methods (three key cards and one key card)
1962 Estimation 42
Dai Vernon Club Version of the "Miracle Card Location", daub, full deck stack, four or five cards
Related to 1962 Early Vernon 22
Norman Osborn Double Choice
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 71
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 Faro Controlled Miracles 12
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Discovery two locator cards discover two chosen cards, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 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 to Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Francis Haxton Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solution
Inspired by June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 40
Jerry Lubin, Harry Lorayne About Faces two cards, two keys
1967 Deck-Sterity 117
Gene Finnell Whew! two cards selected
1967 Free Cut Principle 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 Free Cut Principle 15
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method
Variations 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method
1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 23
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deck
Also published here 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 287
Eddie Joseph The Hidden Truth two cards peeked behind performer's back, both found, different-colored daub
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 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 Advanced Fingertip Control 65
Simon Aronson The Lead-In Routine two card location
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 311
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored back
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 387
Karl Fulves Chance? Fate? two card location, key card
1971 The Book of Numbers 31
Harry Lorayne Three-Card Miracle Location using divided deck
1972 The Great Divide 4
Ben Christopher Double Mental two selections
Related to Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 480
Unknown Convention Card Location two card location, soso
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 130
Edward Marlo Fourth Objective - Four Card Location four card location with divided deck
1973 Marlo's Objectives 9
Simon Aronson Group Shuffle three cards, no touch possible, based on Marlo's Location in Ibidem 8/11
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 60
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 25
Karl Fulves Double Up two selections from topsy-turvy deck, position and identity are predicted, riffle shuffle method
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 26
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 63
Roy Walton Miracle Location two card location with red black alternated deck
Also published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 73
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 The Unexpected Card Book 142
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
Also published here Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 715
Harry Lorayne Ultra General Card (and Impossible Location) three spectator choose the same card, used as effect and also as method
1975 Afterthoughts 29
Edward Marlo Double Trouble two cards, odd-even divided deck
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 Self-Working Card Tricks 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 The Amazing World of Mentalism 34
Ken Krenzel Impromptu R. S. Peek Deck secret incomplete faro condition
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 299
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 The Magic Book 107
Sam Schwartz Thought Echo two card location, straight set-up
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 131
Karl Fulves Two-Person Telepathy a medium finds both cards
Inspired by 1977 The Magic Book 134
Ken Krenzel The Miracle Multiple Peek Marlo Peek Deck application
Variations 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 128
Jerry K. Hartman Goody Two Choose two selections, divided deck
Related toVariations Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
John C. Wagner Mentally by Two faro, automatic placement
1978 7 Secrets 33
Theodore Annemann Alternate Detection Procedure two cards chosen and replaced in opposite order
Related to 1978 Transpo Trix 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 Trick Card Trickery 13
Ken De Courcy Climax four packets, each secretly has one suit, four card location
1978 Jack's Pack 8
Edward Marlo Effect two cards, using double automatic placement
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 364
Tom Craven Goody Goody without set-up
Inspired by Oct. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 262
Barrie Richardson A Gestalt Revelation spectators turn their selections end-for-end by themselves
Also published here 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 715
Karl Fulves Matchlock divining two cards via card counting
1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 33
Karl Fulves Future Key two cards found
1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 36
Karl Fulves Leverage two cards divined, confederate needed that can clock
Related to 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 43
Karl Fulves Fooling The Confederate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, two cards selected, using code and confederate & card counting
1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 45
Karl Fulves The Double Selection divided deck and cards selected from incomplete riffle shuffle position, one-way suggestion
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 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 Self-Working Mental Magic 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
Orville Wayne Meyer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by May 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 347
Karl Fulves Auto Abacus gray code on one way backs
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 46
Bob Hummer Two Card Locaction behind back, with knife stabbed in the deck
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 11
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 256) 1279
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 Magia Potagia — Volume I 35
Terry LaGerould Fanta-Spread key card placement after domino spread turnover
1982 Best of Friends 141
André Robert Strategy two cards trap two selections bit by bit with faros in between
1982 Best of Friends 321
Philip T. Goldstein Cumulative three cards chosen from ten-card packet with dealing procedure
Inspired byRelated to 1982 Thunday 5
Stewart James Cuemulat4e three cards chosen from 12-card packet with dealing procedure
Inspired by 1982 Thunday 7
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Christ Location no-touch cut-deeper selection procedure
Variations 1982 Sessions 39
Howard A. Adams Locaten location of two chosen cards
1982 OICUFESP (Issue 9) 9
Edward Marlo Locus-Pocus two Cards, four methods
  • Locii Two
  • Locii Two II
  • Loci Two III
  • Prediction Variation
Inspired by 1983 Marlo without Tears 139
Jon Racherbaumer, Philip T. Goldstein Never on Thunday three selections, divided deck
Inspired by 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 After Jordan 2
Karl Fulves Nail Punch Location one or more cards, punched with fingers in different places
1983 After Jordan 2
Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp
Inspired by 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Brother John Hamman The Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spelling
Variations 1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 16
Ron Ferris Hind-Hue Control as a red-black false shuffle, divided deck location application
Mar. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (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. 6-10 (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
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1250
Unknown The Clueless Card Trick No. 47, two cards chosen by spectators, performer finds them
Inspired byRelated to 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 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 Eyeless in Gaza 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 Magic Lecture Notes 1984 7
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
Related 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 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 7) 105
Steve Beam Blank Impact gag idea for Impact, blank card
Related to 1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 8) 136
Frederick Braue Two Pile Trick two selections (1938)
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 20
Juan Tamariz Blown Away "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here July 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (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 Secret Session — Part One 11
Paul Cowling Apocalypse Variations Or Additions "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired by Jan. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 1) 1450
Edward Marlo Blown Away Plus "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byAlso published here Mar. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 3) 1473
Carlos Schoenrich Apocalypse Variations Or Additions "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired by May 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 5) 1499
Edward Marlo San's Telephone three cards, three packets
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 162
Edward Marlo Four Ways To Go one card removed, two thought of, are found, one ahead, clocking
Inspired byRelated to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 175
Edward Marlo 2nd Effect stripper deck, fair out of hand card choosing
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 183
Edward Marlo New Approach to a Location apparent failure, three selection, one to case, one to shoe
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 185
Edward Marlo Impossible Duo one way, two cards
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 212
Edward Marlo Blown Away Plus follow up with named card to pocket, odd/even divided
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 219
Larry Jennings Birds of a Feather fair looking 2-card location with key cards
1988 The Cardwright 30
Ben Harris, David Faulkner Invertz pairs are deal after one riffle shuffle, top cards turned over, two chosen and exchanged, later located
Inspired by 1988 Off the Wall 24
Edward Marlo Double Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Multiple Find using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 255
Edward Marlo Ever Ready-Black Routine three phases, locations with divided deck (third phase inspired by previous version in Ibidem)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1967
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 264
Dai Vernon If the Suit Fits...
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 67
Brother John Hamman Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spelling
Related to 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 202
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That #1: 2 card location with spelling
#2: 2 card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related to
1989 Prototype 37
Doug Canning Down Under Again two cards selected and found, third named card is found at a total of cards
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 Magician Foolers 11
Juan Tamariz Neither Blind Nor Silly red black stack, two cards
VariationsAlso published here 1989/91 Sonata 211
Harry Lorayne Without A Clue, Impromptu finding out positions of two peeked at cards in incomplete faro condition via bottom half
1990 Trend Setters 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 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 32) 561
Simon Aronson Two Minds and a Mate card chosen, another removed and a third one though-of, all found
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1990 The Aronson Approach 50
Simon Aronson Four Part Harmony center cut location expanded to four selections
Inspired by
  • "Center Cut Location" (Card Ideas of Simon Aronson, p. 117)
1990 The Aronson Approach 101
Jon Racherbaumer Ayes of the Gods two-card challenge location
Inspired byVariations 1990 Cardfixes 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 Cardfixes 2
Jon Racherbaumer Completely Blown Away
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 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 Cardfixes 198
Michael Powers Incomplete Four Way four card location, using Riffle Shuffle Control with Incomplete Faro Condition
Variations 1990 Top Secret Stuff 74
Alex Elmsley Calcolate X 2 two selections made out of performer's hands, three keys
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 361
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 two selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing
Related toAlso published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 363
Edward Marlo Repeatable Card Location simple location with stack, eg NPO or memorized deck
1991 The Olram File (Issue 4) 15
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Miracle two small numbers and selections are divined, distant key
1991 The Olram File (Issue 6) 12
Edward Marlo Four for the Road three further methods for "Simon Eyes", faro
Inspired byRelated to 1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 14
Chris Kenner Twin Peeks two card challenge location, ace to king set up
1992 Totally Out Of Control 102
Edward Marlo Nullifactoring three cards, additional ideas for Stewart James' "Nullifactor", two methods
Inspired by
  • "Nullifactor" (Stewart James, 1951)
Also published here
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 Don't Blink 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 Ein Profi packt aus... 19
John Riggs The Optical Location cards shuffled face up into face down, two cards selected and performer finds them
Also published here 1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 43) 770
Unknown Blindfold Card Reading some cards are chosen from one half and shuffled in other half, found by blindfolded magician, pegged/punched card
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 137
Tooru Suzuki 心の中で・・・ (In your heart...) Challenge location of two selected cards
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 172
John Riggs The Optical Location cards shuffled face up into face down, two cards selected and performer finds them
Also published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 119
Peter Duffie The Magic Shuffle three selections in fifteen-card packet
1993 Card Selection 12
Steve Beam Multiple Impact several spectators cut a small packet and remember a card, all cards are found, deck can be riffle shuffled once, chains, a bit more details than in Trapdoor
Inspired by 1993 Multiple Impact 1
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Opener stack, combination
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 100
Tom Daugherty Bingo! two cards, mathematical
May 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 5) 2362
Tom Daugherty Topsy-Turvy Twosome three cards
July 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 7) 2384
Steve Ehlers The Three-Card Location stack, memorized deck
Related toVariations 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 173
Alex Elmsley The Custodial Card two cards selected, a card turns face-up between selections, twenty-six key card, faro
Inspired byRelated to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 333
Philip T. Goldstein Trisectarian two cards found, one by counting down value of other cards
1994 Thabbatical 96
Tom Daugherty Impossible And Impossible II mathematical
Sep. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2550
Tom Daugherty Utterly Blown Away "Neither Blind Nor Silly"
Inspired byVariations Mar. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 3) 2480
Karl Norman Key Card Routines performer cuts exactly a number of cards, named by the spectator, performer finds three selects cards
1995 40 Years at the Forks 23
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 Card College — Volume 1 149
Simon Aronson Three For Two three selections made in different way, no-touch selection procedure, all located, two key cards, first cut of cut-deeper force
Inspired by 1995 Simply Simon 61
Simon Aronson Taking Advantage of One's Position selection procedure in which a packet is cut off, next card remembered and placed on this packet, another packet cut off onto first pile, next card remembered and put onto first pile, and so on
  • Self Position
  • Shuffling
  • False Positives
Related to
  • "Multiple Impact" (Steve Beam)
Variations
1995 Simply Simon 179
Simon Aronson Self Centered two cards chosen by cutting and shuffling packets, procedure similar to one-pile free cut
Inspired by 1995 Simply Simon 187
Simon Aronson Madness in our Methods three selections, fair conditions, no-touch and no card seen
  • Alternative Revelations
1995 Simply Simon 194
Simon Aronson Topsy Turvy three selections with cutting and shuffling packets, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, cards located by apparent muscle reading in spread
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 203
Simon Aronson High Class Location three selections
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 216
Aldo Colombini Friends similar to "Neither Blind Nor Silly", with twenty cards, spectator has more decisions to randomize order
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 72
Steve Beam, Scott Robinson Polar Stab location of two cards with two keys
Inspired by 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 157
Steve Beam Triplets II red / black deck, with two selections
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 167
Steve Beam Selective Service four selections, with four keys
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 168
Joel Givens Identification Cards multiple keys, four card location, different methods
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 170
Steve Beam Location, Location, Location three spectators cut some cards and chose a card, amount and selections are predicted and located, 9-force
Inspired by
  • Van Osdol's "Number Trick" in Rufus Steele's "50 Tricks You Can Do"
Variations
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 172
Steve Beam Multiplocation with four cards
Related toVariations 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 175
Edward Marlo One Way, Two Selections deck divided in three packets, two cards chosen and deck reassembled, found at two selected numbers
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1977
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 338
Peter Duffie Incomplete Surprise two cards chosen, packet cut off and counted, then card chosen in incomplete faro condition, another card chosen by counting to original number, an indicator turns over with both selections on either side
Related to 1995 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 6) 13
Karl Fulves Color Double riffle glimpse exercise, Telltale Color with two cards
  • Conditions (additional exercises)
Inspired by 1996 Blocking Off 16
Karl Fulves Lost, Found performer cuts to two fairly chosen and lost cards
1996 Blocking Off 92
Bob King Making Waves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, cards found from a jumbo deck then, one jumbo card travels into wallet
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 Five-Star Magic 10
Steve Beam Double Dealer two cards at numbers, with incomplete riffle shuffle condition, Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control
Also published here 1996 Magic For The British Aisles 17
Edward Marlo Shifting, Whispering Thoughts two cards and their positions thought of in ten-card packet, both divined
  • Preferred Handling (ten memorized cards)
Inspired by
  • "Devilish Die" (Jack Avis, Ibidem #22, Oct. 1960)
1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 12
Doug Edwards Absolutely Free two cards, divided deck
Sep. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 9) 2838
Richard Vollmer Thrice Nice divided deck, see also p. 2819
Jan. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2737
Peter Duffie Super Duplex Count-Down Two selections made fairly, able to locate both immediately
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 92
Ron Bauer Key to the Draw three cards, twenty-six key
Inspired by 1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 20
Alex Elmsley No-Calc two cards are located, two numbers written down and cards found at that position
Also published here 1997 Alex Is At It Again 3
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 two selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing, updated handling
Also published here 1997 Alex Is At It Again 17
Unknown One-Twenty Six cut-deeper procedure for two selections
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 9
Adrian "Ramblar" Guerra And Now... Two Cards from the Pocket finding two chosen cards in pocket
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 Notes 7
Jerry Sadowitz Troika three cards, riffle cull
1997/98 Thanks To Zarrow 20
Pit Hartling Feurio "Chaos (Mandelbrod's Revenge)", red black antifaro method
VariationsAlso published here 1998 Das kleine grüne Heft 12
Pit Hartling Triathlon three card challenge location, sophisticated
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 Das kleine grüne Heft 24
Thomas Fraps, Helge Thun If Worse Comes To Worse performer finds two selected and one thought-of card, one way from face (pips)
Variations 1998 The Book 88
Alex Elmsley No-Calc two cards are located, two numbers written down and cards found at that position
Also published here 1998 Come A Little Closer 54
Steve Ehlers Three Card Location stack
1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 20
Ellis Stanyon The Silent Count - Top Card as "Key" No. 7, cards deal face up by performer and spectators remember cards and their positions
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 4
Ellis Stanyon The "Portfolio" Card No. 25, two cards hinged together, selections put between them, spectator can shuffle
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 15
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Two Consecutive Cards No. 3, two consecutive cards chosen, some number of cards added to top, card found
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 100
Ellis Stanyon Got 'Em All Beat No. 23, two selected cards fairly shuffled back by spectator, yet found behind back, two cards hinged together, selections put between them
Related toVariations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 169
Barrie Richardson Gestalt Vision spectators turn their selections end-for-end by themselves
Also published here 1999 Theater of the Mind 213
Jörg Alexander Weber Dreimal Unmöglich three-card challenge location, one thought-of from a section
Inspired by 2000 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 42
Steve Beam Face Off four cards are selected and found, cut deeper to select all cards
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 181
Steve Beam Hmmm... three cards, three people deal cards from a packet and stop at their wish, with variations (Testosterone Reduction, Key Cult)
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 197
Al Smith Three Names in the Counting presentation for Multiplocation, with variation (Food for Thought)
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 201
Peter Duffie A Stebbish Location two cards chosen with two dice, performer produces one and names the other, variation of Si Stebbins stack
2000 New Inspirations 13
Steve Beam Face Off four cards are selected and found, cut deeper to select all cards, two handlings
Also published here 2000 Card File Two 31
Lee Asher Fan-see meeting both of you here instant stooge, one ahead, two cards
2001 Hand Jobs 11
Steve Ehlers Three Card Location stack
2001 Jiggery Pokery 4
Bob Kohler The Non-Memorized Deck three spectators cuts to cards and remember bottom cards, cue card, deck marked with stack numbers
2001 Kardz 7
Karl Fulves Calculated Cut No. 5, two selections located, small packet cut off and card at that position remembered
Inspired by 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves Flip Over Mystery No. 20, folding with matrix layout, two cards previously chosen are only odd-colored either face-up or face-down, or more subtle with odd-even
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 40
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan Conceal and Reveal No. 28, three spectators cut off a pile and look at the bottom card, three piles made and spectators remove cards from each packet, selection must be one, performer reveals all
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 58
Harry Lorayne The Broken Count two spectators remember cards at their thought-of numbers, controlled to fifth from top and bottom, impro from there
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 339
Harry Lorayne My Favorite Card two spectators have half the deck each, cut off cards and count, digits added, remember a card at that position, located, faro
2001 Personal Collection 391
Harry Lorayne Divide And Conquer three cards chosen and located
2001 Personal Collection 603
Karl Fulves Fate In The Side Pocket unknown card in performer's pocket, card peeked at and one thought of in fan, performer divines one and other one is in pocket
2001 New Card Controls 110
Karl Fulves Pointing Out multiple one-way location without the need to sort the deck in advance
Related to
  • Lin Searles One-Way Subtlety in Discoverie #5
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 133
Bob King Making Waves II two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, cards found from a jumbo deck then, one jumbo card travels into wallet
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 New Magician Foolers 7
Karl Fulves Cut Shallow "cut shallow force" as opposite of "cut deeper force"
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 331
Karl Fulves Recollection two packets of about a quarter of the deck, one card moved from pile to pile, it is located by performer, also when two cards are exchanged, alphabetic sorting of one pile and clocking for second card
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 6) 94
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson For Christ's Sake! double location with Riffle Shuffle Control and Christ's Sum and Difference principle
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 86