perfect riffle shuffle \n without details, four shuffles for sixteen cards to recycle, "mr. downs, however, can handle a full pack of 52 cards with the degree of dexterity necessary to restore its original order." \n charles t. jordan
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Perfect Riffle Shuffle

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

32



the shuffle \n faro tables \n fred black \n a correction \n edward marlo
1940
expert card technique
Fred Black

The Shuffle

Related to

1940

Expert Card Technique

145



the endless belts \n \n fred black \n a correction \n edward marlo \n ring diagrams \n karl fulves
1940
expert card technique
Fred Black

The Endless Belts

Related to

1940

Expert Card Technique

147



chart of seventeen \n \n fred black \n a correction \n edward marlo \n shalalalala (a multiple musical location) \n juan tamariz \n royal location \n juan tamariz
1940
expert card technique
Fred Black

Chart of Seventeen

Related toVariations

1940

Expert Card Technique

147



the eighteenth card \n using 1835faroprinciple with honest shuffle, risky \n unknown
1940
expert card technique

The Eighteenth Card

1940

Expert Card Technique

150



in and out definition \n \n alex elmsley
1958
the faro shuffle
Alex Elmsley

In and Out Definition

1958

The Faro Shuffle

1



half and half shuffle \n basically the stay stack principle applied to two cards \n edward marlo
1958
the faro shuffle
Edward Marlo

Half and Half Shuffle

1958

The Faro Shuffle

29



"half plus one" \n bringing a key card next to a certain card with faro shuffle \n edward marlo
1958
the faro shuffle
Edward Marlo

"Half Plus One"

1958

The Faro Shuffle

30



observations \n faro as a false shuffle and other comments \n edward marlo
1958
the faro shuffle
Edward Marlo

Observations

1958

The Faro Shuffle

34



in and out shuffle definition \n \n alex elmsley
1958
faro notes
Alex Elmsley

In and Out Shuffle Definition

1958

Faro Notes

1



a correction \n commentary on ect tables, see also new hardcover edition for further commentary \n edward marlo \n the shuffle \n fred black
1958
faro notes
Edward Marlo

A Correction

Inspired by

1958

Faro Notes

8



the chain calculator \n how to calculate position of any card after faro shuffles, memorized deck \n edward marlo
1958
faro notes
Edward Marlo

The Chain Calculator

1958

Faro Notes

12



faro favorites \n elmsley's restacking pack \n russell "rusduck" duck \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1958
the cardiste
Russell "Rusduck" Duck

Faro Favorites

Related to

1958

The Cardiste
(Issue 10)

14



permastack \n based on elmsley's restacking pack idea \n russell "rusduck" duck \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1958
the cardiste
Russell "Rusduck" Duck

PermaStack

Related to

1958

The Cardiste
(Issue 10)

15



on the restacking pack \n two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

On the ReStacking Pack

Inspired by

1964

Faro Controlled Miracles

18



1835 principle \n \n unknown
1964
faro controlled miracles

1835 Principle

1964

Faro Controlled Miracles

19



faroshuffling machines \n examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6card deck \n karl fulves
1967
epilogue
Karl Fulves

FaroShuffling Machines

Nov. 1967

Epilogue
(Issue 1)

7



a faro tree \n examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y \n roy walton \n a faro tree \n roy walton
1967
epilogue
Roy Walton

A Faro Tree

Also published here

Nov. 1967

Epilogue
(Issue 1)

8



q & a \n a deck is given a known sequence of faro shuffles (e.g. ioiioooioiiooio), problem: how to recycle to get original order with faro shuffling \n karl fulves
1968
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Q & A

Mar. 1968

Epilogue
(Issue 2)

15



marlo restacking pack \n two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1969
expert card mysteries
Edward Marlo

Marlo ReStacking Pack

Inspired by

1969

Expert Card Mysteries

175



faro transforms \n discussing properties of the faro to exchange two cards within the deck and to recycle the order \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Faro Transforms

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

2



faro rings \n notation to illustrate behavior of cards during faro shuffles, see also addenda on page 60 \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Faro Rings

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

2



position determination \n following a card's position during in and out faros \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Position Determination

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

3



the triple faro ring \n \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

The Triple Faro Ring

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

4



general transform characteristics \n discussing how the order is affected through faro shuffling in a 2<sup>n</sup> deck
1. reversibility
2. the recycling corollary
3. commutative property
4. additive property
5. position equivalency
6. substitutions
7. nonsymmetric transforms \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

General Transform Characteristics

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

7



the fourthorder deck \n discussing transpositions of two cards within the deck \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

The FourthOrder Deck

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

12



three way transposition \n note \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Three Way Transposition

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

15



fractional transforms \n note \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Fractional Transforms

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

15



the recycling problem \n "the general solution is somewhat more involved and will not be discussed here.", see references for more on that \n karl fulves \n the general recycling problem \n karl fulves \n introduction \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

The Recycling Problem

Related to

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue Faro Techniques)

16



the 3<sup>n</sup> deck \n properties related to the triple faro \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

The 3^{n} Deck

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue The Triple Faro)

46



recycling the 3<sup>n</sup> deck \n with the triple faro \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Recycling The 3^{n} Deck

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue The Triple Faro)

47



inverse shuffles \n properties of the triple faro \n karl fulves
1969
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Inverse Shuffles

1969

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue The Triple Faro)

47



adjacencies \n problem of bringing two cards at random position together with faro shuffles \n karl fulves
1970
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

Adjacencies

1970

Faro & Riffle Technique
(Issue First Supplement)

53



la magie du nombre cyclique 142857 \n using cards and dice, number is multiplied and performer places result on table using cards, oddity of the number 142857 \n jean marc bujard
1970
hokus pokus
Jean Marc Bujard

La Magie du nombre cyclique 142857

1970

Hokus Pokus
(Vol. 31 No. 3)

42



1. the ordinary faro shuffle \n mathematical properties \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

1. The Ordinary Faro Shuffle

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

4



2. the generalized out faro shuffle \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

2. The Generalized Out Faro Shuffle

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

10



2. the generalized infaro shuffle \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

2. The Generalized InFaro Shuffle

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

22



4. a permutation theorem \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

4. A Permutation Theorem

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

27



5. a number theoretic result \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

5. A Number Theoretic Result

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

31



6. definitions and examples \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

6. Definitions and Examples

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

38



7. the case n = 2 \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

7. The Case N = 2

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

41



8. decks with all k equal \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

8. Decks With All k Equal

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

49



9. the general case \n \n s. brent morris
1974
permutations by cutting and shuffling
S. Brent Morris

9. The General Case

1974

Permutations by Cutting and Shuffling

55



1835 prediction \n card at chosen number is predicted, using 1835 faro principle, three methods (duplicate card, equivoque, ..) \n edward marlo
1975
hierophant
Edward Marlo

1835 Prediction

1975

Hierophant
(Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)

55



novel faro relationships \n introducing mathematical language and some properties
 basic terminology and operations
 for a 52 card deck only
 for a 51 card deck only \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Novel Faro Relationships

1977

Faro Concepts

2



faro functions \n further notations and properties \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Faro Functions

1977

Faro Concepts

8



even number of cards \n relationships for decks with 2n cards \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Even Number Of Cards

1977

Faro Concepts

8



faro shuffle recycling table \n required number of in and out shuffles listed for a deck with two to 52 cards \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Faro Shuffle Recycling Table

1977

Faro Concepts

10



up and down faro system \n turning one half over before faro shuffling them together and how it affects the recycling properties \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Up And Down Faro System

1977

Faro Concepts

11



unit shuffles \n \n murray bonfeld \n the theoretical faro \n karl fulves
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Unit Shuffles

Related to

1977

Faro Concepts

11



multiples of four \n relationships for decks with 4n cards \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Multiples Of Four

1977

Faro Concepts

12



odd numbers of cards \n relationships for decks with 2n1 cards \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Odd Numbers Of Cards

1977

Faro Concepts

13



unit restorations \n \n murray bonfeld \n the theoretical faro \n karl fulves
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Unit Restorations

Related to

1977

Faro Concepts

16



the 32card deck: an analysis \n twenty properties and relationships for a deck with 32 cards, some things also hold for a deck with 2<sup>n</sup> cards \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

The 32Card Deck: An Analysis

1977

Faro Concepts

18



the principle of internal shuffling \n following groups and belts within a 52card deck and how they behave under variations of in and outshuffles
 controlling 16 cards among 52
 controlling 10 cards among 52
 controlling 8 cards among 52
 inshuffle groups
 odd deck technique \n murray bonfeld \n other forms of the transposition \n karl fulves \n (2) primitive cycles \n karl fulves
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

The Principle of Internal Shuffling

Related to

1977

Faro Concepts

27



any card, any number  the first system \n shuffling card from position x to the top in odd deck, modified infaro for even deck that ignored bottom card, reverse method for alex elmsley's binary translocation no. 1 \n murray bonfeld \n beginning again \n william zavis \n binary translocations \n alex elmsley
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Any Card, Any Number  The First System

Inspired byRelated to

1977

Faro Concepts

41



any card, any number  the second system \n bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified infaro is required that ignores top card, generalization of alex elmsley's binary translocations \n murray bonfeld \n binary translocations \n alex elmsley
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Any Card, Any Number  The Second System

Related to

1977

Faro Concepts

42



principles and routines \n applications \n murray bonfeld \n alex elmsley \n penelope's principle \n alex elmsley
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld, Alex Elmsley

Principles and Routines

Inspired by

1977

Faro Concepts

48



more theorems \n relationships when faros are combined with cuts in even deck
 cuts and faros combined
 shuffle theorems \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

More Theorems

1977

Faro Concepts

52



the 49 control \n five cards \n edward marlo
1979
marlo's magazine — volume 3
Edward Marlo

The 49 Control

1979

Marlo's Magazine — Volume 3

363



the null antifaro \n restacking pack concept \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

The Null AntiFaro

1979

Faro Possibilities

4



the theoretical faro \n definition of io and oi as an entity and properties of io and oisequences
 the conjugate pair faro
 the inverted conjugate pair faro \n karl fulves \n unit shuffles \n murray bonfeld \n unit restorations \n murray bonfeld
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

The Theoretical Faro

Related to

1979

Faro Possibilities

6



the null faro \n an idea similar to alex elmsley's restacking concept \n karl fulves \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

The Null Faro

Related to

1979

Faro Possibilities

8



utter chaos \n some properties for decks with and odd number of cards \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

Utter Chaos

1979

Faro Possibilities

8



faro shuffle machines \n examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y, discussed with a 6card deck \n karl fulves \n steve shimm \n morray bonfeld's faro program \n murray bonfeld
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves, Steve Shimm

Faro Shuffle Machines

Related to

1979

Faro Possibilities

9



a faro tree \n examining the problem of finding an algorithm to find a faro combination to shuffle from position x to position y \n roy walton \n a faro tree \n roy walton
1979
faro possibilities
Roy Walton

A Faro Tree

Also published here

1979

Faro Possibilities

13



the tracking faro \n stay stack type principle with two separate odd decks \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

The Tracking Faro

1979

Faro Possibilities

17



solution to a problem \n how to return to original order if a known sequence of in and out faros was performed \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

Solution to a Problem

1979

Faro Possibilities

19



the general recycling problem \n how to return to original order if an unknown sequence of in and out faros was performed \n karl fulves \n the recycling problem \n karl fulves \n introduction \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

The General Recycling Problem

Related to

1979

Faro Possibilities

20



the missing link \n relation of milk build shuffle to faro \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

The Missing Link

1979

Faro Possibilities

25



(2) primitive cycles \n maintaining sequences that are repeated \n karl fulves \n other forms of the transposition \n karl fulves \n the principle of internal shuffling \n murray bonfeld
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

(2) Primitive Cycles

Related to

1979

Faro Possibilities

27



(3) the half faro \n faro applied to longshort deck, double faro \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

(3) The Half Faro

1979

Faro Possibilities

27



(4) faro/stebbins \n bringing a thirteencards deck into si stebbins order with faros \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

(4) Faro/Stebbins

1979

Faro Possibilities

28



interrogating the deck \n bringing a card to top with faro shuffles \n karl fulves \n the interrogation technique \n karl fulves
1979
faro possibilities
Karl Fulves

Interrogating the Deck

Related to

1979

Faro Possibilities

29



morray bonfeld's faro program \n program for programmable calculator to find how many faros are required for recycling the order \n murray bonfeld \n faro shuffle machines \n karl fulves \n steve shimm
1979
interlocutor
Murray Bonfeld

Morray Bonfeld's Faro Program

Related to

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 29)

112



fake shuffles \n fake faro shuffle and fake false shuffle with gaffed red/blue decks \n karl fulves
1981
octet
Karl Fulves

Fake Shuffles

1981

Octet

38



general notes on weave shuffles \n \n roy walton
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

General Notes on Weave Shuffles

1981

The Complete Walton — Volume 1

194



no shuffle \n eight perfect shuffle recycle a deck \n t. nelson downs
1985
the fred braue notebooks
T. Nelson Downs

No Shuffle

1985

The Fred Braue Notebooks
(Issue 2)

14



least totals \n sixcard deck solution for problem in introduction \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Least Totals

1986

The Return Trip

2



flotation device \n another solution for problem in introduction \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Flotation Device

1986

The Return Trip

4



ring diagrams \n \n karl fulves \n the endless belts \n fred black \n shuffle diagrams \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Ring Diagrams

Related to

1986

The Return Trip

5



a catalog of shuffles \n another solution for problem in introduction \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

A Catalog of Shuffles

1986

The Return Trip

6



the uniqueness theory \n on the uniqueness of the order after a random in/out faro shuffle sequence \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

The Uniqueness Theory

1986

The Return Trip

9



transpoker \n two poker hands, each ace through five in red and black, spectator names one of the values, performer shuffles the hands together and deals, named value is only oddbacked card in both hands, "transposition shuffle" \n karl fulves \n unit transpo \n karl fulves \n shuttle shuffle \n karl fulves \n transpoker ii \n karl fulves \n transpoker iii \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Transpoker

Related toVariations

1986

The Return Trip

11



time bent back \n what one knows about the last shuffle of an in/out faro shuffle sequence \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Time Bent Back

1986

The Return Trip

13



separation shuffles \n faro shuffle sequences that mix each half within itself, keeping them separated \n karl fulves \n carbon copy \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Separation Shuffles

Related to

1986

The Return Trip

14



singleton shuffles \n "separation shuffles" that allow one card from both halves to transpose \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Singleton Shuffles

1986

The Return Trip

16



if known \n another solution for problem in introduction if total number of shuffles is known \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

If Known

1986

The Return Trip

22



shuffle diagrams \n \n karl fulves \n ring diagrams \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Shuffle Diagrams

Related to

1986

The Return Trip

23



the stay stak constraint \n as stay stack features applies to problem in introduction \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

The Stay Stak Constraint

1986

The Return Trip

25



ring subset \n \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Ring Subset

1986

The Return Trip

26



how many states? \n \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

How Many States?

1986

The Return Trip

27



basic shuffle equations \n how many shuffles it takes to get a deck back to original order \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Basic Shuffle Equations

1986

The Return Trip

29



position equations \n notation for faro shuffling \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Position Equations

1986

The Return Trip

30



mix relativity \n faro type from the point of view of the card \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Mix Relativity

1986

The Return Trip

31



expanded decks \n notation for faro shuffling \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Expanded Decks

1986

The Return Trip

31



not in descartes \n futile method of cartesian notation \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Not in Descartes

1986

The Return Trip

32



faro trees \n "the faro tree gives a clear, unambiguous picture of what happens to the deck as it is shuffled." \n karl fulves
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Faro Trees

1986

The Return Trip

33



notes on the faro and other shuffles \n 1. on the supposed difficulty of the faro
2. on the effects that can be performed with the faro
3. on other uses
4. on subtleties, variations and new ideas \n juan tamariz
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz

Notes on the Faro and other Shuffles

1989/91

Sonata

82



1. to correct small errors \n \n juan tamariz
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz

1. To correct small errors

1989/91

Sonata

83



a far out faro chart for faro fantasizers \n table in which can be seen which cards transpose in a single faro shuffle with packets from eight to fiftytwo cards (like 18 <> 35 in a full deck) \n peter duffie \n "countdown to purgatory" (rod ethtie, al smith's abacus, vol. 1 no. 11)
1993
card selection
Peter Duffie

A Far Out Faro Chart For Faro Fantasizers

Inspired by "Countdown to Purgatory" (Rod Ethtie, Al Smith's Abacus, Vol. 1 No. 11)

1993

Card Selection

11



the mathematics of the weave shuffle \n long article for "mathematicians" with the following subchapters \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Mathematics of the Weave Shuffle

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

302



the odd pack and weave \n \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Odd Pack and Weave

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

304



equivalent odd pack \n \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Equivalent Odd Pack

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

304



returning a pack to the same order \n mathematical discussion \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Returning a Pack to the Same Order

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

305



solving the shuffle equation \n how to find out number of shuffles required to return pack to same order \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Solving the Shuffle Equation

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

306



stack transformations \n how faro shuffles affect a stack \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Stack Transformations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

307



the restacking pack \n stack whose value distribution is not affected by faro shuffles \n alex elmsley \n the null faro \n karl fulves \n on the restacking pack \n edward marlo \n marlo restacking pack \n edward marlo \n faro favorites \n russell "rusduck" duck \n permastack \n russell "rusduck" duck \n the permanent deck principle \n woody aragón \n primitive cycles \n karl fulves \n simoneyes \n simon aronson \n unicycle stack \n iain girdwood \n six belts \n greg chapman \n alien stack \n doug peters
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Restacking Pack

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

309



binary translocations \n  1) to bring top card to any position with faros
 2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
 3) variation of 2) \n alex elmsley \n any card, any number  the first system \n murray bonfeld \n oil always floats \n paul swinford \n faro as a control \n edward marlo \n the core \n pit hartling \n a.c.a.a.n. teórico \n pepe lirrojo
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Binary Translocations

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

311



penelope's principle \n bringing center card to position corresponding with number of cards in cutoff pile \n alex elmsley \n principles and routines \n murray bonfeld \n alex elmsley \n reverse penelope \n alex elmsley \n john born
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Penelope's Principle

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

313



the obedient faro \n shuffling a card to any position up to twenty with two shuffles, for magicians \n alex elmsley
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Obedient Faro

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

346



a real dovetail shuffle \n observation that eight perfect (faro) shuffles restore order \n t. nelson downs
1994
more greater magic
T. Nelson Downs

A Real Dovetail Shuffle

1994

More Greater Magic

1084



four perfect riffle shuffles to restore fulldeck order \n no perfect faros, but blocks are released (riffle shuffle stacking type) \n t. nelson downs
1994
more greater magic
T. Nelson Downs

Four Perfect Riffle Shuffles to Restore FullDeck Order

1994

More Greater Magic

1085



sloughoff mathematics \n how top few cards move during sloughoff control \n ellison poland
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Ellison Poland

SloughOff Mathematics

1994

Wonderful Routines of Magic — The Second Addendum

5



subtilités avec faro \n notes on faro an memorized deck \n claude rix
1995
claude rix et ses 52 partenaires
Claude Rix

Subtilités avec Faro

1995

Claude Rix et ses 52 partenaires

111



the mathematical basis of the perfect faro shuffle \n  mathematical principles \n unknown
1998
card college — volume 3

The Mathematical Basis of the Perfect Faro Shuffle

1998

Card College — Volume 3

692



elimination  faro ordering \n removing cards so they can be ordered later with faro shuffles \n pit hartling
2003
card fictions
Pit Hartling

Elimination  Faro Ordering

2003

Card Fictions

22



unicycle stack \n values recycle after one shuffle
 the 16 card unicycle stack
 the 30 card unicycle stack \n iain girdwood \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Iain Girdwood

Unicycle Stack

Inspired by

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2

68



lightning divination \n thought card, number corresponding to value is removed from deck and card divined \n césar fernández \n the faro knows \n bob king
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
César Fernández

Lightning Divination

Related to

2004

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 5

189



royal location \n divining card in memorized stack after doing outfaros \n juan tamariz \n chart of seventeen \n fred black
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

Royal Location

Inspired by

2004

Mnemonica

142



a special idea: the eight mnemonicas \n \n juan tamariz
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

A Special Idea: The Eight Mnemonicas

2004

Mnemonica

151



the weave and waterfall bottom palm \n "a simple action palm" \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

The Weave and Waterfall Bottom Palm

2006

Rara Avis

184



faro lap \n lapping card while cascading cards after faro shuffle \n doug edwards
2006
brass knuckles
Doug Edwards

Faro Lap

2006

Brass Knuckles

30



faro and antifaro combination \n \n denis behr
2007
handcrafted card magic
Denis Behr

Faro and AntiFaro Combination

2007

Handcrafted Card Magic

50



18/35 principle \n \n unknown \n the eighteenth card \n unknown
2008
dexterity manual

18/35 Principle

Related to

2008

Dexterity Manual

48



calculating positions after one faro \n memorized deck \n unknown
2012
lessons in card mastery

Calculating Positions after One Faro

2012

Lessons in Card Mastery

32



seven \n position of selection in small packet is predicted, anti faro principle \n gary plants \n richard vollmer \n roberto giobbi \n "a fourtunate choice" (gary plants, genii, sep. 1997)
2012
confidences
Gary Plants, Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi

Seven

Inspired by "A Fourtunate Choice" (Gary Plants, Genii, Sep. 1997)

2012

Confidences

177



a look inside perfect shuffles \n describes the mathematics of perfect faro shuffles, how to stack the deck using in and out shuffles \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

A Look Inside Perfect Shuffles

2012

Magical Mathematics

92



all the shuffles are related \n explains how perfect faro shuffles, reverse faro shuffles, monge shuffles, milk shuffles and downunder shuffles are related \n persi diaconis \n ron graham
2012
magical mathematics
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham

All the Shuffles Are Related

2012

Magical Mathematics

99



dueling pianos \n handling for the piano card trick, bringing in a subtlety from thieves & sheep \n mahdi gilbert \n thieves and sheep \n lillian bobo \n "piano card trick" (uncredited, stanyon's magic, aug. 1902)
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 9
Mahdi Gilbert

Dueling Pianos

Inspired by "Piano Card Trick" (Uncredited, Stanyon's Magic, Aug. 1902)
Related to

2015

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 9

194



a.c.a.a.n. teórico \n \n pepe lirrojo \n binary translocations \n alex elmsley
2016
panpharos
Pepe Lirrojo

A.C.A.A.N. Teórico

Inspired by

2016

Panpharos

47



faro fan \n \n alex elmsley
2018
solomon's secrets
Alex Elmsley

Faro Fan

2018

Solomon's Secrets

85



properties \n of the faro shuffle
 cycling order
 controlling a card to any position \n ryan murray
2018
curious weaving
Ryan Murray

Properties

2018

Curious Weaving

x



the faro process \n general comments and rules regarding faro stacking \n steve forte
2020
gambling sleight of hand — volume 1
Steve Forte

The Faro Process

2020

Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1

258



eight perfect outfaros \n \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

Eight Perfect OutFaros

2020

Faro Fundamentals

25



fiftytwo perfect infaros \n \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

Fiftytwo Perfect InFaros

2020

Faro Fundamentals

25



calculating the new position for any card after each outfaro \n \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

Calculating the New Position for Any Card After Each OutFaro

2020

Faro Fundamentals

27



outfaro charts \n \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

OutFaro Charts

2020

Faro Fundamentals

28



six belts \n \n greg chapman \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

Six Belts

Related to

2020

Faro Fundamentals

29



fixed floating key cards in a stacked deck \n 1835 principle
 high card
 hold'em
 work in the cards
 other positions \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

Fixed Floating Key Cards in a Stacked Deck

2020

Faro Fundamentals

30



infaro calculations: calculating the new position for any card after each infaro \n \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

InFaro Calculations: Calculating the new position for any card after each infaro

2020

Faro Fundamentals

37



51card faro \n allowing cuts \n greg chapman
2020
faro fundamentals
Greg Chapman

51Card Faro

2020

Faro Fundamentals

38


