163 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Only for Special Stacks / Si Stebbins
  
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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neueste Methode, Karte zu erraten Stebbins type stack with 32 cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 92
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Detection No. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan, T. Nelson Downs The Spelling Fool! No. 9, spelling to suits and through values Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Arranged Pack No. 9, from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, dealingRelated to Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Challenge Bridge Demonstration named suit is dealt, bridge demonstration Merlin at the Card Table 22
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Al Baker 4. Al Baker's Pack The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 480
Tom Sellers A Trick with the Si Stebbins Pack selection divined by two cards (suit and value) Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si StebbinsRelated toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si StebbinsRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Order Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 1 stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si StebbinsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen selection from cyclic set-up (Eight Kings, Si Stebbins, ...) Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page numberAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si StebbinsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
Unknown A Prearranged Pack of Cards that can be Shuffled long-short deck with pairs that fit together via Si Stebbins system Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selectionVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
Unknown A Si Stebbins System Wrinkle dealing Royal Flush from Si Stebbins Greater Magic 307
Louis Lam Impossible deck distributed in thirteen envelopes, cards in chosen envelope divined Be Deceived 21
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Warren Wiersbe Pasteboard Affinity longer routine with Si Stebbins stack Mental Cases With Cards 21
Warren Wiersbe Up to Nine card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 23
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Tattle-Tale Cards card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Super Spread Effect any four cards in spread turned over, then any other card in spread named Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Dual Decisions spectator's card is divined with 2 other cards (suit & value) Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Wiersbe Super Countdown top card is used to count down to peeked selection Mental Cases With Cards 25
Warren Wiersbe Remote Control spectator makes some piles, face cards of all are divined by performer Mental Cases With Cards 26
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack Mental Cases With Cards 27
Unknown Appendix B Si Stebbins set-up Rough & Smooth Possibilities 9
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methodsRelated toVariations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 208) 832
Unknown Si Stebbins Formula knowing position of card Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 6
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Toni Koynini Any Number spectator cuts deck and deals to any number in deck, adds digits and deals again, that card predictedInspired by
  • Al Koran trick from Magic Wand mental magic competition
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 22
Theodore Annemann A Mediumistic Stunt sealed and thought of cards are divined Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Spades Hearts Clubs Diamonds variation on the Si Stebbins / Galasso Stack The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 255) 1020
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack Related to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller The Cardiste (Issue 4) 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deckRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 4) 13
Tony Corinda (2) Si Stebbins Stack Mnemonics and Mental Systems 76
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tri-Quad different set-up The Cardiste (Issue 8) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Did' Ja Know si stebbins observation The Cardiste (Issue 8) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Charles Hudson Outer Space up to three spectators select thirteen cards, everybody has one card of each valueRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 10) 3
Terry Guyatt Two of a Kind Card Tricks 319
Corvello Teleprognos card is remembered and put in an envelope, other cards are put in envelopes and performer finds selection, then he makes a prediction on a slate which is the card in a chosen envelope Card Tricks 327
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Unheimliche Kartenpartie deck is shuffled and dealt into four hands, suit is named and one remembers a card in his his hand, performer names the suit, then several rounds are played and performer is always able to name cards in other handsInspired by
  • Dr. J. Scott Inglis "The Mathematician's Poker Game" in Max Andrews' "Magic Magazine", February 1955
  • Dr. J. Scott Inglis "Dealing with a Bridge Deal" in Max Andrews' "Magic Magazine", April 1955
Ravelli's unheimliche Kartenpartie 1
Karl Fulves Cryptic Calling two effects of a card divination / location wit Si StebbinsRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 419
E. Leslie May Revelation cards on table are turned over, one is covered and card is divinedInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 423
J. W. Sarles PRISM with two decks and two cards each, under table The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 427
Si Stebbins The Si Stebbins Set-Up Al Koran's Professional Presentations 64
Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Marlo on Stebbins/Stay-Stack Related to Hierophant (Issue 2) 61
Gene Nielsen S S Open Prediction Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 2) 93
Simon Aronson The Lead-In Routine two card location Hierophant (Issue 4) 175
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si StebbinsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 379
Jon Racherbaumer Liars Fortune Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 298
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Variation Christ Force as key card placement, red black setup Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 285
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins Sorcery Incomplete Faro Selection, then selection named or four-of-a-kind found, four effectsVariations Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 292
Edward Marlo The Chicago Miracle packet cut off and counted down, three methods (memorized deck, impromptu, Si Stebbins) Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 294
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins on the Road packet cut off and counted down to selection, faro Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 297
Gene Nielsen More Than Coincidence spectator deals through Si Stebbins, counting, if count matches value, he stops, this card named by performer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 3) 394
Edward Marlo Time For Si Stebbins On the Clock Effect 16
Edward Marlo Time Zones two selections On the Clock Effect 16
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Set-Up Million Dollar Card Secrets 68
Nathan Stark Dyna-Mental card selected and placed in envelope, placed among other envelopes is found and divined The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 61) 301
Karl Fulves Face-Up Thot card removed from face up face down deck is removed by spectator, mate found, faro, si stebbins Notes From Underground 14
David Douglas Take '2' pick-up stack for Si Stebbins The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 100) 498
Stephen Minch The Justice of the Gypsies face down cards are named, then a reading, Si Stebbins adopted to Major Arcana The Book of Thoth 18
Stephen Minch The Lonely One card from the Major Arcana is predicted The Book of Thoth 20
James G. Thompson Jr. No Way two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 787
John A. Novak Sven Stebbins svengali deck meets Si Stebbins, paired deckRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 134) 669
North Bigbee Astro-lepathy! zodiac cards, stack The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 135) 673
David Calhoun Vegas Fling! dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 136) 679
Patrick Page The Si Stebbins The Big Book of Magic 81
Unknown The Reversed Card card reversed in center behind back is revealed The Big Book of Magic 82
Nick Trost Automatic Lie Speller Lie Detector with verificationAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 12
Robert Schwarz Coincidence two decks, presentation for the brainwave deck The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 157) 783
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen cardAlso published here The Big Book of Magic 83
Patrick Page Calling the Cards bunch of card is distributed to the audience and one card is placed in a spectator's pocket, all cards are divined The Big Book of Magic 83
Philip T. Goldstein Alphabet Stebbins Stebbins with ABC cardsRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 189) 942
Gerald Kosky PSI-Stebbins three spectator select a ABC card and seal it in an envelope, Alphabet Stebbins The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 189) 943
Philip T. Goldstein Count Stebbins calculating letters and positions for the Alphabet StebbinsRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 191) 953
Unknown Erraten mehrerer Karten some cards are noted on a piece of paper, cards are removed from deck by performer Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 118
Karl Fulves (4) Faro/Stebbins bringing a thirteen-cards deck into Si Stebbins order with faros Faro Possibilities 28
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si StebbinsRelated to Faro Possibilities 32
John F. Mendoza An Old Card Trick Made New spectator cuts off packet, remembers bottom card, shuffles and deal packet in three piles, card immediately namedRelated to Close-up Presentations 94
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cardsInspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Bob Hummer Hummeristic message appears on blank card, by rubbing ashes on it
#1: The Ashes Reveal
#2: Ghost Force
#3: Transference of Thought
#4: A Magic Business Card
#5: Ghost Envelope
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 38
Unknown Si Stebbins Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 31
Stewart James Domore Discovery counting procedure in Si Stebbins stack produced coincidence/prediction Arcane (Issue 10) 128
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Matcho two cards selected, then another two, they match Marlo's Plus Package 60
Sam Schwartz Demon's Effect using Si Stebbins stack to force a word in the Astrology bookInspired by Astrology - The Hidden Force 32
Sam Schwartz A Fathomed Thought Si Stebbins cut anywhere, top three cards added to select page and highest value gives position of word, possible words are made for anagram fishing in Astrology bookInspired by Astrology - The Hidden Force 33
Stewart James Doublethink spelling trick with story line, works with Si Stebbins Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 282
Theodore Annemann A Si Stebbins Kink blindfolded medium removes a card with same suit and one with same value as selection, first published 1924 Magic from the Parade #1 22
Darwin Ortiz, Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Si Stebbins Secret from New Pack Order to Si StebbinsRelated toVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 137
Brother John Hamman Chinese Shuffle to Si Stebbins Stack getting into Si Stebbins via six binary culls, here up-downjog The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 71
Roger Crosthwaite Faro Follow-Ups one out of four, kicker four-of-a-kind production, Si Stebbins & faros Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 12) 1999
Karl Fulves High Stebbins (A) spectator cuts packet and takes top card, performer next, high card wins
(B) high card wins with 12 card packet, three cards each, performer has better odds
(C) high card wins variation with better odds for performer
(D) high card wins combined with faro shuffle to shift odds to 1st or 2nd player
Swindle & Cheat 10
Frederick Braue Prearranged Deck on stacked deck work, historical comments
- Eight Kings
- Si Stebbins
- Nikola
- Braue Memorized Stack (?)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 1
Bob King Under Your Spell spectator cuts to any card and loses it, performer spells to it underneath handkerchief and it shows up at last letter The Breather 19
Doug Edwards No Chances using cyclical stack Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 4) 2204
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins from New Pack Order brief The Olram File (Issue 15) 6
Bob King Seeing is Believing performer blindfolded for full routine
Phase I: a card pocketed and another selected
Phase II: selection found at named small number
Phase III: two more cards divined, using 52-on-One and 3-1/2 gag cards
Phase IV: four Aces dealt in poker round
Phase V: pocketed card named
The Breather 2 22
Steve Beam Impaired named card between two face up jokers Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 136
Alexander de Cova Magician's Fooler packet is cut from deck and the rest put in card case, one card of the packet is placed reversed in the center of the rest, all cards are divined, peek case Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 15
Karl Fulves Tic Stax Toe using cards to indicate which square has to be used next, Eight Kings or Si Stebbins stackRelated to Verbatim (Issue 7) 68
Alex Elmsley Future Stock two card prediction, stack, one-ahead The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 398
Karl Fulves Speed Counts clocking with stacked deck, posed as problem Crooked Tales 98
Doug Canning Backstack formula to calculate position of cards in Si Stebbins The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
Steven Youell The $ 1,000,000 Test three cards are divinedInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 939
Doug Canning Down for the Count two decks, card is named and put in a deck, cards next to it form a number and same card in other deck found at this position The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
Doug Edwards Si's Place any Royal Flush is dealt, Stebbins Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 1) 2597
Karl Fulves Simple Stebbins using Side Effects Deck with Si Stebbins set-upRelated to Blocking Off 44
Karl Fulves Cheat Deck card thought (one person suit, another value), stacked and five cards corner shorted Blocking Off 47
Karl Fulves Improv Aces four kings lost in deck reversed one by one, spread on table, kings are next to the matching aces, with stack handling Blocking Off 139
Karl Fulves Benefactor with two cards that turn out to be mates, Riffle Shuffle Control 13 Prophets 25
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to redInspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
13 Prophets 42
Karl Fulves Snibbets 13 Prophets 55
James Swain Annemann's Miracle three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with holeInspired byAlso published here Miracles with Cards 164
James Swain Something for Nothing new deck order show, shuffled a few times, poker hands dealt, straight flushs and royal flush for performerInspired by Miracles with Cards 167
Floyd Beatlebaum Soul Mates spectator selects a card, deals two hands and top card of one pile matches value and the other suit The Minotaur (Vol. 8, No. 1) 6
Tom Gagnon Si of Relief calculating position of cards in Si Stebbins The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1313
Nick Trost Automatic Lie Speller Lie Detector with verificationRelated to
  • "Gardner's Card Speller" (Joe Berg, Here's New Magic, 1937)
Also published here
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 155
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Setup Syrian card manipulator Selim Cid taught Si Stebbins a version of the setup in 1895. Popularised by Howard Thurston in Howard Thurston's Card Tricks, 1901. The Card Magic of Nick Trost 321
Karl Fulves Cast A Card Day For Any Date 10
Peter Duffie Lie Stebbins Lie Detector effect with one selection, identity of cards determine if spectator is telling truth/lie (e.g. color, suit, value)Related to Effortless Card Magic 51
Peter Duffie Lie Stebbins Plus! Lie Detector effect with two selection, identity of cards determine if spectator is telling truth/lie (e.g. spot/court, suit), but has double revelationRelated to Effortless Card Magic 54
Allan Slaight, Steve Beam Stebbin Up -spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selectionInspired by
  • Allan Slaight's "Sly Stebbins" in "Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume 2"
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1332
Karl Fulves Stolen Numbers "The First Layout", telephone number presentation, ten cards (Ace through Ten) are laid out in which spectator's indicate their rowsInspired by Mutus Nomen 7
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration Mutus Nomen 23
Karl Fulves V-Real spectator cuts, card made up from suit of top and value of bottom card, spelling "virtual reality", card shown, it changes into made-up card (allusion to lie speller "Lie, Si")Related to Underworld (Issue 8) 112
Karl Fulves Stebbins Clock clock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forcedInspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 7) 176
Karl Fulves High Stakes square layout with four Jokers and four Jacks, values are spelt and object moved from card to card, spectator always ends on a jackRelated to Lost Vampire Secrets 206
Al Baker, Max Holden Another Subtle Mystery Si Stebbins & one-way, cards with same suit and value as selection are found face down The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 681
Karl Fulves Well-Ordered Stack Si Stebbins variation When Psychics Play Poker 13
Karl Fulves, Ken Beale Ten-Hour Day card chosen in clock-layout with mathematical method, second card removed from rest of deck, both cards are divinedInspired by Card Counting (2005 edition) 40
Karl Fulves Displaceable U deck cut in half, both halves shuffled, spectator removes some cards of named suit and places them in box, another one from other half under box, last one is namedRelated to Clockwork 11
Karl Fulves Lettra Set two missing cards found with clocking and faro-shuffled set-up Clockwork 43
Justin Higham Full-Deck Oil & Water Plus Si Stebbins Tricks with the Side-Faro False Shuffle 2
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins System credit information Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 283
Benjamin Earl Cloak & Dagger Top Tip... getting from Si Stebbins into Mnemonica, joke Gambit (Issue 1) 21
James Swain Shush three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with holeInspired byAlso published here Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 41
Roberto Giobbi Si Stebbins/Galasso comment on the stack Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 6) 107
Paul Martin Recycling Si spelling principle in Si Stebbins Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 169
Steve Beam Spam Filter II thought-of selection is divined via other cards produced from deck, si stebbins, with stripper deck version, see also "Spam Filter" (Vol. 7) Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 275
Woody Aragon Si Fry performer ascertains a packet of cards chosen by spectator A Book in English 149
Patrick Page The PaPa System Plus Si Stebbins system to navigate quickly in Si Stebbins order Magic Page by Page 106
Patrick Page The Estimated Cut cut estimation with the Si Stebbins, tips Magic Page by Page 108
Patrick Page The PaPa System general remarks on stack decks, thoughts on Si Stebbins and Eight Kings and anecdotes of Charlie Edwards, Robert Harbin, David Berglas Magic Page by Page 78
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen cardAlso published here Magic Page by Page 86
Patrick Page The Probe bunch of card is selected, one card is thought of and divined Magic Page by Page 90
Patrick Page The Faro / Weave / Butt / Shuffle Si Stebbins to a deck where all pairs are toether Magic Page by Page 115
Steve Beam An Unpublished Card Trick card is divined by finding a card with same value and one with same suit The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue Addendum) x
Michał Kociołek In Between thought of card appears sandwiched between two lost selections that were used to create that thought of card (suit/value), faroRelated to 8 Effects and a Sleight 37
Michael Lam 超感官力 (Supernatural Sense) Juan Tamariz Four of a Kind effect with Si Stebbins 实战魔术 Real Magic 30
Roberto Giobbi Stebbins & Galasso For Book Test using cards for page selection Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 4) 285
Bob Farmer Ternary Coding for Mnemonica, the Aronson Stack & Si Stebbins The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 58
Chris Mayhew Caandy Card at any number, card created by combining value and suit of two cards Elixir (Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer #1)) 9