148 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Super-Senses / Memory / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
1890 More Magic 79
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 4. fourth application, deck "shuffled" two times, then card at any position named
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon order of cards read off to medium who then directs the spectator to lay out the cards so that they end up sorted in new deck order, three methods
Related to Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation
Related to Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 93
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation, verbal code method
Related to Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Unknown Magic versus Mnemonics thirty-two numbered slips and cards are distributed among audience, performer later recalls them, secret assistant
1897 New Era Card Tricks 61
Unknown Mnemonics Applied to Cards deck really remembered
1897 New Era Card Tricks 177
Unknown Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst - das Spielkarten-Kunststück mnemonics for playing cards, thirty-two cards memorized by performer
Related to May 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 138
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cards
Related to Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 4
Francis King Der Kartenkünstler als Mnemotechniker apparently thirty-two-card deck memorized, position named by spectator and performer names card, three key cards memorized throughout deck and the closest one brought to correct position with pass
Related to July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 100
Arthur Toskana Das Riesengedächtnis order of shuffled deck read to performer who can repeat it, deck switched for "memorized" deck with easy system
Related toVariations Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 131
Arthur Toskana Noch einmal "Das Riesengedächtnis" clarification
Related to Jan. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 1) 14
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Riesengedächtnis card removed and rest of deck read off for performer who then names the missing card, then number named and performer names card at that position, clocking for both value and suit mod 10 (for thirty-two cards), also clocking with fifty-two cards without mod
Inspired byRelated to Mar. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3) 38
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Riesengedächtnis second part of explanation, card at any position named by memorising four cards and bringing the closest one to named position by pass
Related to Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 55
Hugo Schrader Mnemotechnik und Kartenkunst thirty-two spectators with number cards also take a card and read number and card off, performer memorizes everything apparently and takes the cards out in order after they have been shuffled, hidden assistant sorts a deck behind stage
July 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 107
Charles T. Jordan The Suits Unscrambled No. 10, all four Royal Flushes are shuffled together, performer memorized them apparently and brings out named suit from behind back
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 21
Eric F. Impey Synchrono - A Mechanical Pack stacked peek deck
  • To gain knowledge of any card freely selected
  • To name the cards one after the other
  • To reverse the positions of the two uppermost cards
  • A further effect (card to case)
1931 Try This One 4
Walter B. Gibson Improved Super Memory apparently twenty selections and their positions are remembered
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 175
Theodore Annemann Card Memory shuffled deck is memorized by performer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 211
Billy O'Connor A Memory Feat naming any card at any number
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 365
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game arranging memorized deck stack in front of spectators
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 402
Louis Lam Number Please a number in corner of every card, spectators name any number, performer knows the card (as memory demonstration)
1937 Watch Me Closely 25
Unknown The Up-to-Date Prophet spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 289
H. Adrian Smith Mnemonics with Cards
  • An Outline of the System
  • The Table of Fixed Ideas
  • The Card List
  • Association of Ideas
  • Memorizing a Shuffled Pack
1938 Greater Magic 902
Unknown Locating the Cards card at any position is named by performer,stacked
1940 Expert Card Technique 198
Arthur Monroe Hypocritical Memory deck switch in mirror glass
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 884
Eddie Joseph How to Prepare for a Series of Astounding Tricks Through "My System" knowing every card's position and vice versa in a memorized deck
1942 Greater Card Tricks 96
Eddie Joseph The Card Fiend deck is cut and dealt out face-down in four rows of thirteen cards each, position of named cards are given, then spectator is directed to pick up cards, they are in new deck order
1942 Greater Card Tricks 100
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
1947 Marlo In Spades 15
Gus C. Boerner New Memory Stunt
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 38
Eddie Joseph Memory Phenomenal card and its position named as apparent memory demonstration
Variations 1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deck
Related to 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 256) 1023
Edward Marlo The Chain Calculator how to calculate position of any card after faro shuffles, memorized deck
1958 Faro Notes 12
Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four aces
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 3
Hans E. Trixer Photo-Memory shuffled deck, spectator names a position and performer tells the card
1959 Card Tricks 308
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #1 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 59
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #2 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered
Related toVariations 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 65
Harry Lorayne Out of this World Memory presentation for OOTW as memory stunt
1967 Deck-Sterity 55
Edward Marlo Pseudo Memory position of named card is called out, stack and faros
1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 28
Dai Vernon A Mental Discovery apparently deck is remembered, then position of selection named
Related to 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 38
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #3 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered
1971 Reputation-Makers 97
Harry Lorayne Four by Four four spectators with four cards each
1971 Reputation-Makers 168
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory -or- Location Fooler memorizing two groups, one card is displaced
1972 The Great Divide 5
Harry Lorayne Red/Black Memory memorizing the position of reds and blacks apparently
1972 The Great Divide 6
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
Also published here 1974 Card Cavalcade II 90
Jack Kent Tillar The Pill! super memory presentation, memory pill, letters, numbers and order of playing cards
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 551
Jack Kent Tillar Card Memo Plus behind back, entire deck
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 553
Barrie Richardson Memorable Memory Stunt shuffled deck, someone names a position, performer instantly names the card, faced deck
  • Pseudo-Memorized Deck
Related to 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 500
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm spectator moves selection from pile to pile, you tell him from where to which
Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Gus Southall Instant Memory cards at three named positions are named by performer in shuffled deck
1978 Fred Braue on False Deals 38
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm pseudo
Nov. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 275
Terry LaGerould Pseudometry
Variations Dec. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 282
Arthur Setterington Thanks for the Memory
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 655
Ray Grismer HIP ESP - How I Practice ESP naming some cards from shuffled deck
Variations 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 891
Terry LaGerould Pseud-O-Mem spectator names his card, magician its position
1982 Best of Friends 147
Larry Jennings Try To Remember out of hand selection, faro, performer knows position of card
1982 Best of Friends 504
Unknown Pseudo Memory No. 90, bluff-memorization of order of deck
1983 Self-Working Number Magic 117
Larry Jennings Memoreverse apparently order is remembered, a chosen card is found reversed on the magician named position
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 55
Ben Harris Memoree position of selection named after order is apparently memorized
1985 Out Of His Mind! 114
Karl Fulves Memory Mix after riffle shuffle performer memorizes order, deck dealt into two heaps, performer announces number of matching color pairs in one heap
Related to 1986 Color Capture 8
Edward Marlo As a Memory Gag spectator places Aces in deck, positions apparently memorized, "First, second, third, fourth", they are shown on top
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 238
Edward Marlo Mexican with a Memory card moved from one half to another is located, apparently cards in one half remembered, using Mexican Joe Crimp
Related to 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 260
Steve Beam The Forgotten Trick shuffled deck behind back, number is called and card named at position
1993 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 48) 869
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Opener stack, combination
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 100
Philip T. Goldstein Chromagnon memory demonstration of red/black order
1994 Thabbatical 121
Karl Fulves Remember This shuffled deck apparently memorized, one riffle shuffle, performer checks and then names cards at 3 different positions, "Spread Correction"
Inspired by 1994 Crooked Tales 59
Basil Horwitz Challenge Super Memory Test Number 1 spectator names number from one to twenty-six, performer names card
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 71
Basil Horwitz Challenge Super Memory Test Number 2 apparently memorizing the deck, able to name card after chosen position
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 81
Micah C. Lasher Memory Man full deck apparantly
June 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
Edward Marlo Two Memory Bits - Bit Two spectator names card, performer names number, with new pack order and straddle faros
1995 Facsimile (Issue 3) 44
Unknown Mental Countdown No. 14, deck apparently memorized, spectator points to card in face-up spread and performer names its position
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 23
Karl Fulves, Bob King The Memory Expert No. 16, number thought of, card at this position remembered, cut, performer memorizes deck, new position of selection named and card at original position as well
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 27
David Malek The Instantly Memorized Deck position in shuffled deck is named and performer knows card, memory presentation
1995 The Lexicon 29
Robert Cassidy Card Memory deck is shuffled and memorized, two spectator get half the deck and performer names every card
Inspired byRelated to 1995 The Art of Mentalism 2 29
Michael Skinner The Monkey's Paw memory demonstration, memorized deck, ending in new deck order
1996 Classic Sampler 37
Karl Fulves A Magical Effect think stop, then in next effect the color of all cards in top third are named
1998 Combo 2
Karl Fulves Expansionism memorizing color sequence of 32 cards, but really only sixteen
Related to 1998 Combo 38
Karl Fulves Cross Checking using one-way backs to expand combo memory system to four suits or other features, challenge location application
1998 Combo 40
Karl Fulves Silent Speech memorizing sixteen cards after spectator's riffle shuffle, interlocking chains
1998 Combo 49
Karl Fulves Remote Viewing spectator shuffles cards once and deals about a third, then names a number and removes card from this position, performer names it, interlocking chains
1998 Combo 51
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration
1998 Mutus Nomen 23
Karl Fulves Line of Thought demonstration of memorising all twelve court cards
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 9) 123
Ellis Stanyon Forty Cards Dealt Faces Down, to Pick Up the One Named No. 44, cards dealt in square on table, any spot card named and performer knows where it is
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 79
Ellis Stanyon To Give the Position of Any Card No. 49, calculation method for new deck order type stack
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 83
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Michael Boden Deck Memorization Out of This World with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, g=Gilbreath
Also published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 72
Barrie Richardson The Quasi-Memorized Deck deck is shuffled, two spectator get half the deck and performer names every card after apparently memorizing
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1993
1999 Theater of the Mind 93
Barrie Richardson Close-up Memory Demonstration move-a-card, then a number is named and performer names card at that position (faced deck)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, Winter 1987
1999 Theater of the Mind 107
Chuck Smith, Michael Skinner Mighty Memory third of deck stacked, multiple phases
2000 Tools Of The Trade 19
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
  • Notes on the Gilbreath Principle
Also published here 2000 Card File Two 62
David Malek The Instantly Memorized Deck Revisited shuffled deck memorized, card at named position named
2001 Rebel without a Pause 42
Harry Lorayne What A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, all four-of-a-kinds together, faro
Inspired by
  • "Mexican Solitaire" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Related toVariations
2001 Personal Collection 631
David Berglas Memories are Made of This deck is memorized, entire deck named in order
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 344
Mick Ayres Speed-Reader performer apparently memorizes deck, names position of selection
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 150
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faro
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2003 Card Fictions 78
Al Baker To Perform with a Borrowed, Shuffled Pack naming card at any number in half pack, real memory
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 753
Al Baker To Tell the Name of any Card in a Borrowed, Shuffled Pack card at any position named, memorizing every fifth card
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 754
Karl Fulves Court Case memory demonstration with the twelve court cards, card located that is moved from pile to pile, tactile markings
  • System Two
  • System Three
  • Face Value (selections reversed in court card packet, found by touch)
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 3) 35
Karl Fulves The Automaton twelve court cards oujogged, performer memorizes their order at a glance, they are taken out and shuffled, performer restores them into original order
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 3) 40
Karl Fulves Memory Poker 5x5 layout of face-up card, two cards exchanged while performer is not looking, those are divined
2003 Off The Books (Issue 6) 96
Jamie Badman Mr. Memory Man missing card named by looking through the rest, then three mates found face down, they're the wrong cards but change into the right ones
Inspired byRelated to
  • "All of a Kind" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 113
Steven Youell The Ultimate Weapon two decks, two spectators select one from each, performer apparently memorises the decks, names position of selections in other decks, then another removed card named
Inspired by 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 10
Steve Beam Flash Memorization apparently deck is memorized, spectator names a number and card at position is revealed by performer, Killer Count
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 63
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Marked & Memorized order apparently memorized, card at named number named, it has large X on its back, using Killer Count
  • Variation
2004 Killer Koncepts 19
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Memorized Again deck apparently memorized, cut into three piles, three numbers named and cards an those positions named, using Killer Count
2004 Killer Koncepts 20
Karl Fulves Rite Minded card moved from one half to the other, then deck assembled and card found, fast clocking
2005 Clockwork 29
Karl Fulves Kinship system for remembering suit order of packet (twelve cards), court cards dealt out in four piles to separate suits
Related to 2005 Combo II 21
Barrie Richardson The Modest Memory Routine fifteen cards are selected and memorized together with the audience by explaining a peg system, either for real or with switch
2005 Act Two 29
Barrie Richardson Fifty-two Cards in Succession order of deck called off, deck switch
2005 Act Two 303
Barrie Richardson Synergistic Memory Demonstration first phase is "HIP ESP" (color sequence called off), then a number is named and performer names card at that position (faced deck)
Inspired by 2005 Act Two 308
Karl Fulves Mock Memory a selection is named, then two cards are moved, performer apparently memorizes cards, spectators name the two cards and performer their positions, using Riffle Shuffle Control
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 46
Jack Avis Fake Memory Routine - Avis Handling position of selection named, very simple
2006 Rara Avis 55
Lewis Jones KHAN I performer can name card at chosen position, pseudo memory
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 138
Benjamin Earl Fingertip Memory named card instantly produced from shuffled deck
2007 Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
Jason Alford A Cunning Odyssey Pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, Penelope
Inspired byVariations 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 31
R. Paul Wilson Memory Can Pseudo-memory routine - performer can name three cards at three named numbers, followed by naming selection's position
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 104
Karl Fulves Erdnase Cheats memorizing short sequence of cards
2007 Word Play 10
Michael Weber Memorease Deck Memory demonstration, performer knows in which half a named card is
2009 Memorease 8
Steve Beam Tricycle three missing cards are named as memory demonstration, stack and interlocking chain principle
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 52
Roberto Giobbi Card Counting Demonstration card counting demonstration with small set-up
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 6) 268
Roberto Giobbi Card Counting Enhanced card counting demonstration with small set-up
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 7) 269
Robin Robertson As a memory demonstration
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 555
Román García Memorable deck is shuffled by spectator, one card removed, deck is memorized and every card named including missing card
2010 Nanomagias 99
Tony Cabral The Memory Expert at the Bridge Table overhand stacking demonstration, bridge deal in which performer names all cards in one hand and saves selection for last, thirteen memorized cards set-up
Inspired by 2011 Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 46
Barrie Richardson Quartet deck is shuffled, four spectators get a quarter the deck and performer names every card after apparently memorizing them, using Rounders
Inspired byRelated to 2011 Curtain Call 34
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 23
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best 2 memory demonstration, memorized deck, faro
Inspired by
  • "Triple Threat Memorization" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 31
Darwin Ortiz Billion Dollar Brain number of face-down cards in mess named, then actual order
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 189
Karl Fulves Star Lite cards in two halves exchanged, found apparently by memory, Fulves's Riffle Shuffle Control
Related to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 648
Alan Rorrison Coffee House gag message is shown on coffee gift card after memorization routine
2012 The Blackpool Prediction 38
John Born, Jed B. Smith Slugged Memory demonstration for a game of poker, tracking a memorized slug
2012 Seeking the Bridge 91
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faro
Also published here 2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 117
Joseph Barry A Two Card Location card cut to and card thought of small pile, one's position named and other card produced from pocket
2014 Reverie 6
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected one
Also published here 2014 Reverie 24
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected one
Also published here 2014 Fifty 10
Colin McLeod Mesmerised Deck cards are shuffled and numbered from 1 to 52 with a pen, memorized by performer, teaching list of objects
2014 Divine 60
Harry Lorayne Less Of A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, with non-faro ending
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Genii, December 2011
2015 JawDroppers! 64
Chris Rawlins Pseudo three phase memory demonstration, first red black, then suits, then naming missing card
Also published here 2016 (ca.) Pseudo 1
Pit Hartling Memory Maven card removed and peeked at in shuffled deck, performer looks through cards and names missing card as well as position of second selection
Inspired by
  • Max Maven effect
Variations
2017 Quarterly (Issue 5 (Winter 2017)) 25
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Memory Maven Variation method variation of Pit Hartling's effect
Inspired by 2017 Quarterly (Issue 5 (Winter 2017)) 28
Chris Rawlins A Bonus (Pseudo Memory) three phase memory demonstration, first red black, then suits, then naming missing card
Also published here 2017 The Event, 2017 63
John Hostler Paradromic Delusion two deck, one person names a card and a number, second person selects card, performer looks through deck and names position of selection, first person finds card and number in other deck
Inspired byRelated to 2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 54
Denis Behr Photographic Memory
  • First Phase - Move-a-Card
  • Second Phase - The Missing Card
  • Third Phase - Half the Deck (spectator takes phone picture of order, after shuffling the order the performer can still recite it correctly)
Inspired by 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 59
Pit Hartling Updated Handling alternatives for all three phases
Inspired by 2018 Card Fictions (2018 edition) 98
Ryan Murray Ultra Memoria three cards chosen from thirds that are shuffled together by performer, apparently memorized, numbers of first two named, third selection found to be previously cased card, using Triple Faro
  • Arranging the Set-up (from new deck order)
2018 Curious Weaving 36
Steve Forte Short-Term Memory memory system for instantly memorizing ten cards in order, combined with half a memorized deck to pseudo demo, Sal Piacente story
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1021
Steve Forte Rain Man memorizing the whole deck as pseudo demo, one real shuffle, interlocking chain principle
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1024
Andi Gladwin Castle Jacks
  • Even More Memory Man (shuffled deck apparently memorized, naming position of selection, finding four-of-a-kind)
  • Glassical Assembly (Jacks signed and put in glass, three removed one at a time to make them vanish on deck, reappear in glass)
  • Travelers (with deck vanish finale)
Inspired by
  • "More Memory Man" (Joel Givens, Session, 2007)
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 187