342 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Single Card Controls / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charlier Pass as Control
1889 9
Third Method - with the aid of a wide card wide card as key card
1889 69
Die Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
continuation of pass description with variation and application as control, time misdirection
Oct. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10)
A. Die Volte mit zwei Händen as a control
Sep. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Charlier Charlier Pass as a Control delayed with step
1897 15
The Bridge
1897 40
Deck Crimp Location
1897 72
Charlier Die Charlier'sche Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
charlier pass with fourth finger at end, as control (after first holding a break)
Related to Mar. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Charlier Single Handed Shift also for control
1902 128
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero! spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top
1927/28 17
Disposal of Card Located various ways of controlling an injogged card
1933 68
Reversed Cards as Indicator No. 3 of "Substitutes for the Pass", secretly reversed card as key card, oops control
1935 93
Simple Control spectator cuts to and remembers card, performer holds break
1935 8
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case
1937 32
U. F. Grant Reversed Key Card The "Whoops!" Control
VariationsAlso published here 1938 81
Walter B. Gibson Jog Control as top half is replaced
1938 46
Robert Parrish Friction Toss Control
1939 40
The Charlier Pass - To Control a Card
Related toVariations 1940 46
The Drop Control subtle, card is put in deck which is dribbled in other hand, card controlled to seventh from top
1940 121
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal
Jan. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 77)
Burling Hull Slip Control selection switched out with slip force type action
Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
The Thumb Slide with immediate palm-off
Related toVariations 1940 10
Jean Hugard To Shuffle or Not To Shuffle thoughts on controls & delays, two methods for delaying control
1941 9
Deane Moore Card Control No ? ? ? to bottom, card apparently pushed through deck and put back on top
Related to 1941 17
Dr. William Weyeneth Un de mes trucs card location, secretly placing a coin on selection
July 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7)
How to use the Foregoing Passes tips
1941/27 251
How to Get A Card Placed in Middle of Deck to "Bottom" of Deck pass or riffle shuffle
1941/27 252
Claude Kimball Substitutes for the Pass - A New Method card is levered up with left fingers
Related to May 1945
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Conny Steffensen Magische Lektionen brief explanations of various techniques to control a card, followed by french translation "Leçons de Magie"
  • 1. Durch Forcieren
  • 2. Anwendung der Volte
  • 3. Mit Hilfe der untersten Karte
  • 4. Ein Ersatz für die Volte
  • 5. Lange und breite Karte
  • 6. Eine billige, lange Karte
  • 7. Gebrochene Ecke
  • 8. Dicke Karte
  • 9. Kurze Karte
  • 10. Vergilbtes Spiel
  • 11. "Bleistiftstrich" auf der Seite des Spieles
  • 12. Rand und "Augen" Methode
  • 13. Die umgekehrte Karte
Related to 1946
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 1)
John Hamilton Top It card is controlled from middle to top
Mar. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 121)
Backslip Control
1948 110
Twelve-Down Riffle as card is returned
1948 196
George G. Kaplan To Control a Selected Card by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu shuffle
1948 12
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Control of a Glimpsed Card by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 12
Paul LePaul A Natural Jog-Control
Related toVariations 1949 93
Milbourne Christopher The Bend Away card out-jogged from deck is apparently squared and palmed in that process, with applications
  • On Top
  • Card in Coin Purse
  • Card in Pocket
  • Card in Cracker
  • Further Tips
  • Through the Cup
  • Pocket Pass
Sep. 1950 701
Springing the Cards Control
1951 25
Lewis Ganson A New Location method to locate a card in the deck of which a corner has been torn off, without riffle
1952 39
Bottom Reversal Control control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action)
Aug. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 288)
Norman Houghton Baffling the Brethren card control, springing the cards, bridge
Oct. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 331)
Tony Kardyro T. K's Kard Kontrol No. 1 top card of left half secretly levered up before replacing upper half
Variations 1955 4
Tony Kardyro T. K's Kard Kontrol Supreme top card of left half buckled as in gambler's peek, upper half slid underneath top card
Variations 1955 6
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckle
VariationsAlso published here 1956 122
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckle
VariationsAlso published here Feb. 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 336)
Jerry Andrus As a Substitute for the Pass half pass application
1956 84
Edward Marlo The Bold Steal while showing that selection is not on top or bottom and other handlings, see Note 3 on p. 58
Related to 1957 9
Matt Schulien The Crimp Location and Steal corner crimp of card that is inserted at an angle
1959 16
Jack Avis A Card Exchange unconventional handling
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
James Steranko Steranko's Shadow Steal
  • card into right hand Lateral Palm as top half is replaced
  • as direct control to top
  • as color change from center to top
Related toVariations 1960 22
U. F. Grant The Misdirection Pass The "Whoops!" Control
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1960
The New Phoenix (Issue 351)
Edward Marlo Block Shift Variations two variations, for single card or multiple cards
1961 52
Cliff Green Topping the Pass extraction and replacement while showing bottom card
1961 24
Charlie Miller, Judson S. Brown The Invisible Shift perhaps allusion to Cascade Control?!
1961 45
Edward Marlo The Master Position on the Master position, which is: card(s) secretly in-jogged for most of their length (see fig. 7) or less (see fig. 42), after a diagonal insertion, applications:
  • to Rear Palm
  • to the bottom of the deck (five methods)
Inspired by 1961
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961)
Harry Lorayne Control via Switch at the bottom
1962 240
James Steranko Third-Level card inserted into deck, deck is held with one side against table, table is responsible for pivoting card out perpendicular, it is moved out and deck dropped on top, control to bottom
Variations 1962 90
James Steranko Rebound variation in which card is moved out face-up and deck dropped on top face up, control to top
Inspired by 1962 94
James Steranko Night Shift card inserted into tabled deck in riffle shuffle position, pivoted out and to the bottom secretly
Variations 1962 96
James Steranko Quarter to Three variation in which card ends up second from top
Inspired by 1962 100
Karl Fulves Static Problems with Cards - No. One
selection made by stabbing joker into deck without removing selection, how to control it
Solutions: see references
Variations Feb. 1966 19
Edward Marlo Tilt to the Bottom
1969 110
Roger Jaquet Un Saude de Coupe sort of a pass, two cards shift, brief
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 4)
Edward Marlo Double Lift Substitute
1970 2
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34
Related to Feb. 1971
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Tom Batchelor The Clip-Cut Control Pass cover pass or "display pass" with top-card cover
Inspired by 1971 11
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position
Related toVariations Nov. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 16)
Dai Vernon, Audley Walsh Vernon - Walsh On Charlier Pan Trick No. 50, Pan = Pass typo, cryptic control usage of Charlier pass, it seems
1972 16
Dai Vernon, Jack Merlin Vernon Notes - Cut Discoveries 3) No. 109-3, Merlin "Push In" Pass, cryptic, might be the Snap Pass
Related toAlso published here 1972 32
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Improvement Of Leipzig's Delayed Location No. 285, setting deck on table after peek with step or jog
1972 72
Paul LePaul Dr. Grote's Effect: 1) Le Paul location No. 658-1, dropping half on the other
Related to 1972 181
Karl Fulves Tilt Up Front front insertion control, selection that is inserted is double and bottom card rides to bottom
Related to 1973 92
Frank Garcia Reversed Card Idea Oops-Control
1973 108
William A. Morales The Dribble Control tabled, setting a jog
1973 129
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Propelled Lapping Ideas - As an Apparent Control
June 1973
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Bill Spooner Spooner's Supreme Control locator card control
1973 30
Edward Marlo Moveless Placement position of selection is instantly known
1974 136
Philip T. Goldstein On the Corner Short advantages, finding it, controlling a selection with it
1974 2
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position
Related to 1975 217
Jon Racherbaumer Tabled Riffle Shuffle Control applications
Inspired by 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8)
Jerry Andrus Sidewinder Shift to top
1976 27
Rick Johnsson Keel Haul bringing card behind forearm while shifting the deck on the table, preparation for Delayed Lap Technique
1976 24
Rick Johnsson Block Party after tabled riffle shuffle, preparation for Delayed Lap Technique
1976 25
Harvey Rosenthal Placement Control No. 5 to bottom with cover pass variation
1977 200
Paul Harris Flash Control Flourishy card control
Also published here 1977 93
Dan MacMillan A Novel Control center Vernon transfer onto tabled cards as they are picked up and placed on top
1977 50
Short Card
  • How to Use a Short Card
  • Another Method
1978 34
Harry Lorayne, Ken Krenzel Carnal Knowledge delayed center block pass handling to the bottom
1979 211
Control with Cover Cards Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card section, card controlled to fifth from the bottom
Related to 1979 60
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle controlled to twenty-six from top
Related to 1979 7
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position, preserves divided deck
1979 11
Gary Ouellet Drop Control top half dropped at angle with jog, jog hidden with some beveling handling
Related toVariations 1979 6
Steve Beam, Don Morris Houdini's Out when spectator wants to replace card himself and shuffle, Out
1979 13
Rainer Teschner c) Eine einfache Kartenkontrolle oops control with "accidentally" reversed card, overhand shuffling around key card
1979 32
Edward Marlo Control Throw-Offs in foreword, magician thinks he follows control of card
  • First Approach
  • Second Approach
  • Third Approach (with riffle shuffle)
VariationsAlso published here 1980
Camilo Vázquez Llave Doble card control
1980 70
Karl Fulves Buckle Buckle
1981 7
Karl Fulves Side Steal Reverse as deck is turned over
1981 17
Frank Thompson The Thompson Tilt Pass described in context of a control
  • The Preliminary Moves
  • The Interchange of Packet
  • Concluding Observations
1981 1
U. F. Grant Die Ablenkungsvolte The "Whoops!" Control
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Derek Dingle One-Hand Control
1982 161
Jon Racherbaumer The Bluff Bottom Placement to second from bottom, bold
1982 5
Edward Marlo Not For The Faint-Hearted bolder version of The Bluff Bottom Placement
1982 8
Edward Marlo Marlo's Simulated Placement
1982 100
Derek Dingle Bluff Pass Control
1982 49
Don England The Tilt Bluff Pass control to second from top
Sep. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Jack Birnman Cover Control card controlled to small number from top, cover pass substitute
1982 479
Jerry Sadowitz Slip-Jog
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20)
Meir Yedid The Pendulum Control
  • control to the bottom
  • to lap a card
1982 95
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Bluff Bottom Placement as force and control
June 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Peter Pellikaan Psycho Cut card control, card pushed in half the deck, rest of the deck is meshed into it
Variations Aug. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 28)
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings
1984 223
Edward Marlo Scratch Sorcery or Nickromancy nicked or scratched key card and riffle shuffle control
1984 227
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
1984 312
Edward Marlo Dribble Control with Break
1984 312
Edward Marlo Combination Control full deck crimp
1984 313
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control
Related toVariations 1984 324
Jerry Sadowitz Slip Jog Open Hockley
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1984 9
Walter E. Cummings Karate Card Control
1985 337
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control
1985 42
Card Change card apparently pushed in one half, but stolen back (1937)
1985 9
Thirteen-Down Riffle Control card apparently replaced at same position it was taken from, really under thirteen (or known number of) cards
1985 16
Frederick Braue Flipflop Control cut deeper principle to control card during displaying sequence
Related to 1985 18
Backslip Control using slip, motivated through patter, " It is best to assign it to a set trick and use it always for that one trick only."
1985 18
Victor Farelli Farelli Control bridge
Related to 1985 20
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp Control featuring "enlarging a break", also with short card (see following item)
Related to 1985 20
The Wax Control selection behind the back
1985 23
Frederick Braue Braue Confusion Control using Charlier Pass, "This is a one-trick sleight It should be assigned to a given trick and used with it alone."
1985 24
Justin Higham Kard Kontrols 3 and 4
  • Method Three (right-hand half pushed under selection with hands raised, pop-up move dynamic)
  • Method Four (different grip)
Inspired byRelated to 1985 12
Irv Weiner Bluff Insertion From The Front
Variations 1985/87 56
John Bannon Out-jog Switch Control
Inspired by 1986 3
Karl Fulves Riffle Red Riffle Shuffle Control used to divide colors, as set-up for Judson/Brown's Telltale Color
1987 23
Steve Draun The Ole Thumb Pass
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 6
Richard Sanders Combination Force/Control selection outjogged, pushed in and top card pushed forward when hand is raised, bold
Related to 1987 5
Mark Vincent Mexican Turnover Force to turnover part of spread, forcing a position or unloading a card
Gimmick (Issue 10)
Ken Simmons Related Bold Card Control opposite, apparently bottom card of right-hand packet removed but really top card
Inspired byVariations 1987 44
Ken Simmons Pragmatic Control
Inspired by 1987 45
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #2
Related to 1988 46
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1988 381
Harry Riser Dribble Control to second from bottom
1989 38
Frank Thompson Multi Shift aka Straddle Shift, also for single card
Variations 1989 2
Randy Wakeman Randy's Miracle Move same as slip-jog or open hockley
Related to 1989 136
Harry Lorayne Eerie Control card slipped to top secretly
1990 154
Harry Lorayne Upward Bound card is controlled to any small number from top, passive
1990 194
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
Related to 1990 38
Tony Miller Insert Out Miller Variable Placement
Also published here June 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 6)
Karl Fulves Optimum Opener: Annexed Aces using "Riffle Shuffle Control" to control a selection and cull the Aces from shuffled deck, negative cull
1991 30
T. Page Wright The Fan and Pass control sequence to cover one-handed pass
1991 83
T. Page Wright The Knock-In Pass Substitute card apparently knocked into deck with packet in right hand, actually stolen under packet
Related to 1991 87
Charlie Miller, Paul Chosse Miller's Cascade Control
Related toVariations 1992 73
Justin Higham Combination Force Control cards dragged from half in right hand end grip into left hand one by one until stopped, card forced and then controlled
Inspired byVariations Apr. 1992
Tech-Notes (Issue 2)
Justin Higham Tech-Notes on "Kard Kontrols 3 & 4"
Related to May 1992
Tech-Notes (Issue 3)
Steve Draun The New Thumb Slide
Related toAlso published here 1993 57
Jerry Sadowitz The Slip Jog
1993 120
Ernest Earick Bow-to-stern Control
Related toVariations 1993 16
クリンプカードによるコントロール (Crimped card control)
1993 38
パスによる客のカードのコントロール (To control a spectator's card with the pass)
1993 44
Vicente Canuto 1.- Control por Acordeón bridging cards while springing the deck
1993 201
George Pughe George Pughe's Pass from center to top as top half is replaced
Related toVariations 1994 1053
Controlled Return replaced at certain position
1994 1239
Chad Long T.C.O.H.T.P.C. "The Cheesy One Hand Top Palm Control"
Also published here 1994 12
Chad Long The Second Control joke set-up
VariationsAlso published here 1994 13
Gene Maze One-Handed Bottom Deal Control
1994 37
Angelo Carbone An Automatic Control bluff pass with Humbug gimmick
1994 15
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move
Also published here 1994 962
Edward Marlo Open Hockley top card apparently dragged into center
Related to 1994 28
Aldo Colombini Top Control selection placed on bottom half in left hand which pushes it into top half that is one-hand-fanned in right hand
1994 84
U. F. Grant The "Whoops!" Control bold, but clever method
Related to 1995 68
Wesley James At Your Command using a simple center deal
Related to July 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 7)
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control in context of sandwich routine, mates face-up on top and selection appears between them
Also published here Nov. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 11)
Tom Gagnon The Tap Illusion (Single Card) card out jogged in deck is tapped with a card and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded on tapping card
Related to 1995 1023
Tom Gagnon Tap Illusion (Half Deck) card out jogged in packet is tapped with a packet and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded under tapping packet
1995 1025
Tom Gagnon Vertical Tap Illusion card out jogged in packet is tapped with a packet and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded under tapping packet, vertical
1995 1028
Tom Gagnon Fan Tap card is tapped in deck with half deck fanned, control
1995 1030
Tom Gagnon Tap Illusion Feint card out jogged in packet is tapped with a packet and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded under tapping packet, with finesse
1995 1031
Tom Gagnon Sideways Tap tap illusion variation
1995 1036
Tom Gagnon Taps more ideas with the tap illusion, see also p. 1096 for additional idea by Steve Beam
1995 1037
Tom Gagnon More on the Tap Illusion
  • The Elliptical False Count
Related to 1995 1068
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control
Also published here 1995 15
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move
Also published here 1995 5
Aldo Colombini Bottoms Up! control sequence using Glide variation with cards in right-hand end grip
Related to 1995 6
Chad Long Conniving Controls: First Control joke set-up
Also published here Jan. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 5)
Chad Long Conniving Controls: Second Control "The Cheesy One Hand Top Palm Control"
Also published here Jan. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 5)
Aaron Fisher Delayed Bluff Placement control to near the bottom
Nov. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Steve Bedwell The Dribble - Toss Control
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 ca. 10
Steve Bedwell The Dribble Toss Control
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1996 1181
James Swain The Swain Simplicity Control setting up for a double lift
Related to 1996 45
Steve Bedwell Dribble Toss Control brief
1996 27
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Roll Control selection pushed in, followed by flourishy roll-over cut onto table
Aug. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 12)
Steve Bedwell Dribblocation dribble control, credit correction p. 2820 (was credited to Alex Scarella)
Apr. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 4)
Wesley James Coming Up in the World with credit information
  • The Load Up I (Coming Up in the World)
  • The Load Up II (Interlocked Set-Up)
  • The Load Up III (Large Block)
1997 27
Wesley James At You Command "The Middle Deal Control Swindle"
1997 72
Steve Bedwell The Dribble Toss Control
1997 110
The Bridge Control
1998 562
Joe Rindfleisch The Rindfleisch Control "The R. B. D. Force" in reverse
Inspired by Oct. 1998
Onyx (Issue 5)
Wesley James Coming Up in the World
1998 3
Jason Alford After-Burner! variation of the Tom Ellis/Wesley James Loading move sequence, for Michael Weber credit correction see "Attribution Retribution"
Related toVariations Dec. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
Steve Bedwell Control Variation Dribble Control, Face Up
1999 78
Bottom Reversal Control Control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action)
1999 69
Volte accidentally dropping cards
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2)
Randy Wakeman, Jerry Sadowitz Miracle Move with Sadowitz finesse, brief
Labyrinth (Issue 12)
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement "Plus Two Effects"
card is added on top of selection in action of stripping it out, done at chest height
  • The Add-On Move
  • The Control
  • The Force
VariationsAlso published here Jan. 1999
Onyx (Issue 6)
Earl Nelson W. T. Control Wirst Turn Pass as control
Inspired by 1999 56
Fredric P. Lamazor, Irv Weiner Bluff Insertion Handling
Inspired by 1999 40
Mark Aspiazu Discrepant Hop card put in center comes back to top
Jan. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 5)
Neal Elias A Crimp Control using crimped card like corner short, riffling to it
2000 6
Jerry Mentzer Direct Palm of a Tabled Card tabled card scooped into deck
  • As a Palm
  • As a Control
Related to
  • "Dribble Control" (Inside John Murray)
2000 124
Jason Alford Scamwich Bow-to-stern Control as sandwich load
Inspired by 2000 21
Dan Buck, Dave Buck As a Control Extended Floop as control
2001 13
Jerry K. Hartman Biddle Bottom “Open Hockley” type of action, see reference
Also published here July/Aug. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control control with bluff pass concept
VariationsAlso published here 2002 48
Bob King Phantom Control card at though-of number remembered, performer claims that he will bring it back to this position, actually this is a ruse to control it in standard lazy-man's to pocket style
2002 13
Mark Aspiazu A.P.C. (Aspiazu Perpendicular Control) card already pushed in in perpendicular position, but one end covered with right hand
Mar. 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Andi Gladwin Bound To Stern control to top while the deck is in the card box
Inspired byRelated to June 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Dan Buck, Dave Buck "Dribble This!" card control with dribble selection process, featuring a switch with a clip palm
  • Controlling a card to the Bottom: method two
  • Controlling a card to the Top: method one
  • Method two: done in the hands
2002 21
Jason Alford Angled After-Burner! kind of a variation of Tom Ellis/Wesley James Loading move sequence
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2002 20
Karl Fulves, Steve Beam Riffle Shuffle Control Handling incomplete riffle shuffle condition
2003 123
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Concealed Allerton Control card controlled to near top while apparently turned over in middle of deck
Also published here 2003 154
Tony Miller MVP - Miller Variable Placement out-jogged card inserted, directly controlled to top
Related to
  • "Pop Up Aces" (A.P. Sreenivas, Linking Ring, Aug. 1989)
VariationsAlso published here
2003 129
David Jade Swing Control similar to Bow-to-stern Control
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
Karl Fulves (B) On The Bias control of inserted card(s) reversed to bottom with rubber banded deck
2004 48
Grace Ann Morgan The Off Center Shuffle getting a glimpsed selection to the top
2004 58
Jerry Sadowitz Slip-Jog as a control
2004 74
Steve Beam Bottom Feeder
Inspired by 2004 240
Jason Alford The Original Angled After-Burner! kind of a variation of Tom Ellis/Wesley James Loading move sequence
  • Learn to Burn - Tips on Angled After Burner
    • The Finger Action
    • Catching the cards
    • The Injog
    • Wesley James "Load Up" Move
Also published here 2004 4
Jason Alford Reverse Burn (Version One) Angled After-Burner to reverse a card
  • Adjustment for a Spectator Selection
Inspired byRelated to 2004 15
Jack Parker The Hidden Half Pass selection is reversed to second from bottom
Inspired by 2004 27
Larry Jennings L.J. Angle Steal from center, described as a control to top
2005 4
Harry Riser The Inserted Card Control with Countdown spectator pushes card flush, performer pushes reversed Five in deck and selection is five cards down
Also published here
  • MUM, Nov. 2001
2006 19
Jack Avis The Card Between while showing that card is not on top or bottom
Related to 2006 32
Jack Avis A Control a bit unclear, decoy card left outjogged and cover pass made somehow
2006 146
Luke Dancy Under Control card left out-jogged, controlled to bottom, without spreading
Inspired by 2006 6
Dan Buck, Dave Buck D.D.C. - Discrepancy Dribble Control
2006 20
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels
2006 5
Bob Farmer Passtitution brings card to second from top
2007 403
Tyler Wilson Damage Control Sloppy control which simulates a mistake in squaring the deck, cards fall to table
2007 12
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels
2007 96
C. A. George Newmann, Frank E. Blaisdell Slip 'N Lift one-handed opening, selection placed inside, card moved to top with one hand
Also published here
  • Newman, Linking Ring, May 1949
  • Original Magic (Frank Blaisdell)
2007 69
Justin Higham Illogical Dribble Control (or Reverse IDF)
Related toVariations 2007 14
Jerry K. Hartman Biddle Bottom “Open Hockley” type of action, see references, also see p. 226 and p. 353
Related toAlso published here 2007 24
Dai Vernon, Jack Merlin Vernon Notes - Cut Discoveries 3) No. 109-3, Merlin "Push In" Pass, cryptic, might be the Snap Pass
Also published here 2007 29
Justin Higham One-handed Pull-out one handed method of transferring card from center to top
Related to 2008 8
Jason Dean Convince Me Not selection lost in top half which the spectator shuffles
Inspired by
  • "The Trick That Never Fails" (Paul Cummins, The Second Deal website, July 2003)
2008 10
Mark Aspiazu Key Card Shift key card principle explained but card actually brought to top
2008 13
Daniel Garcia Ego Slip Card apparently placed openly in middle of deck, in reality it is instantly controlled to the top
2009 4
Dani DaOrtiz Kaps on Kards on Fred Kaps' video and notes "Kaps on Kards", translation of
  • floritura y pase (salto Le Paul)
  • pase al cuadrar por arriba (por arrastre del pulgar)
  • descarga deslizante (al regazo en mezcla)
  • volver al mezclar (volteo carta superior)
  • falso corte snap-out
  • floritura del giro en el falso corte (Charlie Miller)
  • falso corte con doblez
El Manuscrito (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Will Houstoun Face-Up IDF Control Plus Transfer
Inspired by 2009 7
Justin Higham IDF as a Cover for the Side Steal
2009 8
Justin Higham ID Card card chosen, performer takes indifferent card from deck and can glimpse and control selection with that
2009 19
Roy Walton The Power of Two placement strategy for selected card to any position
Related to 2010 162
Roberto Giobbi Control Ruse presentation to openly control a card near the top or bottom
Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 15)
Rainer Teschner Teschner's Selection Control delayed in demonstration, also as set-up for stop trick
Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 1)
Roberto Giobbi A Mathematical Control automatic placement handling
Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 18)
Roberto Giobbi A Not So Mathematical Control reciting lyrics
Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 19)
Collin Lynn Lynn's Bold-Pass Card Control
Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 28)
Chad Nelson Wonder Control bold and top/bottom discrepant dribble force and control
Inspired by 2010 7
Marc DeSouza Tipping the Sleight Fantastic thumb slide directly into cop position
Inspired by 2010 51
Chad Long T.C.O.H.T.P.C. "The Cheesy One Hand Top Palm Control"
Also published here 2010 135
Controlling the Card
2011 46
Charlie Miller, Dave Buck Cascade Control finessed handling
Inspired byVariations 2011 26
Tom Gagnon Slap Control card inserted in deck, then deck put half-way into case and slapped in (injog plungers out)
Also published here 2011 16
Steve Beam Internal Control cards biddled into left hand one by one until spectator says stop, then top and bottom slipped off at once, force and control/switch, effect application in which a selection is divined via other cards, all other cards blank or duplicates
Related to 2011 21
Harapan Ong Fan Twirl Closer Control one half fanned in right hand, top card of left-hand half is shown and lost, card controlled to top
Related to Mar. 2011
Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Shane Cobalt The Helium Control same appearance as Dribble Toss Control, Allerton Switch
Related to 2012 6
Shane Cobalt The Empty Control card peeked at, then some cards left on table put on top
Inspired by 2012 11
Gary Plants A Card Control
  • Controlling Multiple Cards
  • Selected Card to a Certain Position
  • Spectator goes Past the Break
Also published here
  • "G .P. Card Control" in "Precursor" Nr. 36. 1992.
2012 225
Jerry K. Hartman R.S. Control
2013 22
Charlie Miller Cascade Control
2013 126
Lennart Green Robo al cuadrar card is inserted in center of the deck, steal to lateral palm
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 24)
Lennart Green Robo de la carta y lavado de baraja card is inserted in center of the deck, steal to lateral palm after all around square up
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 24)
Justin Higham Illogical Control Notes
Related to 2013 25
Joseph Barry Slap Handling
Inspired by 2013 25
Joseph Barry, Will Houstoun Finessed Side-Jog Handling
Inspired by 2013 26
Joseph Barry Reverse Illogical Control
Inspired by 2013 26
Tom Crosbie O.T.T. Control to the top, Tilt without Tilt
2013 71
Alexander de Cova Mein Extraktor card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Inspired by
  • Abstractor, marketed item, Alakazam
Also published here
Oct. 2013 20
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Murphy's Control using T. G. Murphy's "Deck Flip"
2014 21
Peter McKinnon One Finger CTRL with dummy card sticking out
2014 19
Tomas Blomberg Proteus Bound while the deck is in the card box
  • Ambitious Card Ending
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2014 84
Tomas Blomberg Hindu Interlock force, switch and control of a card
2014 112
Simon Aronson, Steve Bedwell Bedwell, Funsky, and more... Steve Bedwell's Dribble Toss Control (and many variations)

  • Two Selections
  • Glimpsing the (New) Bottom Card
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2014 3
Steve Bedwell Dribble Toss Control
Mar. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3)
Chris Mayhew Anti Control Position Control to certain position in center of deck, e.g. inside a Sandwich
Related to Oct. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 10)
Alexander de Cova Abstractor card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Also published here Jan. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 3)