232 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Only for Special Stacks / Si Stebbins
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neueste Methode, Karte zu erraten Stebbins type stack with 32 cards
1896 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
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan, T. Nelson Downs The Spelling Fool! No. 9, spelling to suits and through values
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Arranged Pack No. 9, from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, dealing
Related to 1920 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
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Challenge Bridge Demonstration named suit is dealt, bridge demonstration
1927/28 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
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Al Baker 4. Al Baker's Pack
1932 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)
1934 Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related toVariations 1934 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 Stebbins
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Order
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen selection from cyclic set-up (Eight Kings, Si Stebbins, ...)
1937 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
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page number
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Theodore Annemann Fathomed Thought using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 1 stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Unknown A Prearranged Pack of Cards that can be Shuffled long-short deck with pairs that fit together via Si Stebbins system
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines book test, using deck of cards in Si Stebbins order for word selection
VariationsAlso published here 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 207
Unknown A Si Stebbins System Wrinkle dealing Royal Flush from Si Stebbins
1938 Greater Magic 307
Louis Lam Impossible deck distributed in thirteen envelopes, cards in chosen envelope divined
1939 Be Deceived 21
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Warren Wiersbe Pasteboard Affinity longer routine with Si Stebbins stack
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 21
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Tattle-Tale Cards card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Up to Nine card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 23
Warren Wiersbe Super Spread Effect any four cards in spread turned over, then any other card in spread named
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Dual Decisions spectator's card is divined with 2 other cards (suit & value)
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Wiersbe Super Countdown top card is used to count down to peeked selection
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 25
Warren Wiersbe Remote Control spectator makes some piles, face cards of all are divined by performer
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 26
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 27
Unknown Appendix B Si Stebbins set-up
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 9
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methods
Related toVariations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 208) 832
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card
1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Unknown Si Stebbins Formula knowing position of card
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 6
Toni Koynini Any Number spectator cuts deck and deals to any number in deck, adds digits and deals again, that card predicted
Inspired by
  • Al Koran trick from Magic Wand mental magic competition
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 22
Theodore Annemann A Mediumistic Stunt sealed and thought of cards are divined
1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Spades Hearts Clubs Diamonds variation on the Si Stebbins / Galasso Stack
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 255) 1020
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 15
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deck
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 13
Tony Corinda (2) Si Stebbins Stack
1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 76
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tri-Quad different set-up
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Did' Ja Know si stebbins observation
1958 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 value
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 3
Terry Guyatt Two of a Kind
1959 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
1959 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 hands
Inspired 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
1960 Ravelli's unheimliche Kartenpartie 1
Karl Fulves Cryptic Calling two effects of a card divination / location wit Si Stebbins
Related to 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 419
E. Leslie May Revelation cards on table are turned over, one is covered and card is divined
Inspired by 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 423
J. W. Sarles PRISM with two decks and two cards each, under table
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 427
Si Stebbins The Si Stebbins Set-Up
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 64
Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Marlo on Stebbins/Stay-Stack shuffling new deck into Si Stebbins, faros
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 61
Gene Nielsen S S Open Prediction
Inspired by 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 93
Karl Fulves Countdown Problem Solution
Inspired byVariations May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 258
Simon Aronson The Lead-In Routine two card location
1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 175
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si Stebbins
Inspired by
  • "Isaac's Law" (Karl Fulves, Magic and Spells Quarterly)
Related to
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 379
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Variation Christ Force as key card placement, red black setup
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 285
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins Sorcery Incomplete Faro Selection, then selection named or four-of-a-kind found, four effects
Variations 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 292
Edward Marlo The Chicago Miracle packet cut off and counted down, three methods (memorized deck, impromptu, Si Stebbins)
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 294
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins on the Road packet cut off and counted down to selection, faro
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 297
Jon Racherbaumer Liars Fortune
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 298
Gene Nielsen More Than Coincidence spectator deals through Si Stebbins, counting, if count matches value, he stops, this card named by performer
Jan. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 394
Edward Marlo Time For Si Stebbins
1971 On the Clock Effect 16
Edward Marlo Time Zones two selections
1971 On the Clock Effect 16
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Set-Up
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 68
Nathan Stark Dyna-Mental card selected and placed in envelope, placed among other envelopes is found and divined
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 61) 301
Unknown Special Delivery
Related to 1972 The Living End 38
Karl Fulves Face-Up Thot card removed from face up face down deck is removed by spectator, mate found, faro, si stebbins
1973 Notes From Underground 14
Gene Finnell Base 4 System "Card Sorting and Set Ups"
sorting shuffled deck into new deck order, four possible positions during run-through
  • New Deck Order ("New Deck Order in 3 Sorts")
  • Numerical Order Stack
  • Random Number - Ordered Suit
  • Numerical Order - Random Suit
  • Si Stebbins
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 20
Stephen Minch The Justice of the Gypsies face down cards are named, then a reading, Si Stebbins adopted to Major Arcana
1974 The Book of Thoth 18
Stephen Minch The Lonely One card from the Major Arcana is predicted
1974 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
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 787
David Douglas Take '2' pick-up stack for Si Stebbins
1974 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 100) 498
John A. Novak Sven Stebbins svengali deck meets Si Stebbins, paired deck
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 134) 669
North Bigbee Astro-lepathy! zodiac cards, stack
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 135) 673
David Calhoun Vegas Fling! dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 136) 679
Nick Trost Automatic Lie Speller Lie Detector with verification
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 12
Robert Schwarz Coincidence two decks, presentation for the brainwave deck
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 157) 783
Patrick Page The Si Stebbins
1976 The Big Book of Magic 81
Unknown The Reversed Card card reversed in center behind back is revealed
1976 The Big Book of Magic 82
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen card
Also published here 1976 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
1976 The Big Book of Magic 83
Philip T. Goldstein Alphabet Stebbins Stebbins with ABC cards
Related to 1977 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
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 189) 943
Philip T. Goldstein Count Stebbins calculating letters and positions for the Alphabet Stebbins
Related to 1977 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
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 118
Karl Fulves (4) Faro/Stebbins bringing a thirteen-cards deck into Si Stebbins order with faros
1979 Faro Possibilities 28
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si Stebbins
Related to 1979 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 named
Related to 1979 Close-up Presentations 94
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
1979 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
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 38
Unknown Si Stebbins
1982 Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 31
Stewart James Domore Discovery counting procedure in Si Stebbins stack produced coincidence/prediction
1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 128
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Matcho two cards selected, then another two, they match
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 60
Sam Schwartz Demon's Effect using Si Stebbins stack to force a word in the Astrology book
Inspired by 1983 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 book
Inspired by 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 33
Stewart James Doublethink spelling trick with story line, works with Si Stebbins
1984 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
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 22
Darwin Ortiz, Edward Marlo, Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Si Stebbins Secret from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, faros
Related toVariations 1988 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
1989 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
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 1999
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
Also published here 1989 Magician Foolers 16
Nick Trost Psi Stebbins Lie Speller
1990 Cardfixes 169
Karl Fulves High Stebbins (A) spectator cuts packet and takes top card, performer next, high card wins
(B) high card wins with twelve-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 first or second player
1991 Swindle & Cheat 10
Frederick Braue Prearranged Deck on stacked deck work, historical comments
  • Eight Kings
  • Si Stebbins
  • Nikola
  • Braue Memorized Stack (?)
1992 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
Also published here 1992 The Breather 19
Doug Edwards No Chances using cyclical stack
Apr. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2204
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins from New Pack Order brief
1993 The Olram File (Issue 15) 6
Steve Beam Impaired named card ends up between jokers
VariationsAlso published here 1993 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 48) 871
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
1993 The Breather 2 22
Steve Beam Impaired named card between two face up jokers
Also published here 1993 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
1993 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 stack
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 7) 68
Steve Beam Impaired named card between two face up jokers
Also published here 1993 Magic with No Entertainment Value II 12
Alex Elmsley Future Stock two card prediction, stack, one-ahead
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 398
Karl Fulves Speed Counts clocking with stacked deck, posed as problem
1994 Crooked Tales 98
Steven Youell The $ 1,000,000 Test three cards are divined
Inspired by 1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 939
Doug Canning Backstack formula to calculate position of cards in Si Stebbins
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
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
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
Allan Slaight Sly Stebbins spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 46
Doug Edwards Si's Place any Royal Flush is dealt, Stebbins
Jan. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 1) 2597
Karl Fulves Simple Stebbins using Side Effects Deck with Si Stebbins set-up
Related to 1996 Blocking Off 44
Karl Fulves Cheat Deck card thought (one person suit, another value), stacked and five cards corner shorted
1996 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
1996 Blocking Off 139
Karl Fulves Benefactor with two cards that turn out to be mates, Riffle Shuffle Control
1996 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 red
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
1996 13 Prophets 42
Karl Fulves Snibbets
1996 13 Prophets 55
James Swain Annemann's Miracle three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with hole
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 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 performer
Inspired by 1996 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
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 1) 6
Floyd Beatlebaum Soul Mates spectator selects a card, deals two hands and top card of one pile matches value and the other suit
Also published here 1996 Lost Studio Sessions 6
Nick Trost Automatic Lie Speller Lie Detector with verification
Related to
  • "Gardner's Card Speller" (Joe Berg, Here's New Magic, 1937)
VariationsAlso published here
1997 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.
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 321
Karl Fulves Cast A Card
1997 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 1997 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 revelation
Related to 1997 Effortless Card Magic 54
Tom Gagnon Si of Relief calculating position of cards in Si Stebbins
Also published here 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1313
Allan Slaight, Steve Beam Stebbin Up -spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1332
Peter Duffie Elucidation one of thirteen thought of
1997 N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 11
Allan Slaight Sly Stebbins spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 Sound Effects 14
Karl Fulves Stolen Numbers "The First Layout", telephone number presentation, ten cards (Ace through Ten) are laid out in which spectator's indicate their rows
Inspired by 1998 Mutus Nomen 7
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration
1998 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 1998 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 forced
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 176
Ellis Stanyon A Numerical Arrangement for a Whist Pack No. 2, "One of the best", Stebbins
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 85
Ellis Stanyon The Numerical Arrangement and Tricks with Same No. 8, Si Stebbins, see following items for tricks
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 106
Ellis Stanyon (a) To Name a Card Freely Chosen glimpsing next card
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon (b) To Discover a Number of Cards batch taken by spectator, all named by performer
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon (c) Card Selected by One Person Is Named by Another card tabled and verbally forced (no details) on another spectator with equivoque questions
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon (d) Mind-Reading medium knows stack
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon (e) Spectator Produces the Right Cards from a Pocket cards "as quickly as possible" take from pocketed deck by spectator
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Clarence Hubbard (f) Cards from a Pocket six chosen cards produced from pocket by performer
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 108
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 jack
Related to 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 206
Tony Griffith The Bilton Diary
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 110
Allan Slaight, Steve Beam Stebbin Out spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 140
Steve Beam Face Off four cards are selected and found, cut deeper to select all cards
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 181
Steve Beam Demolition partial Si Stebbins
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 199
Steve Beam Underhand Location using the Underhand Shuffle
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 208
Peter Duffie A Stebbish Location two cards chosen with two dice, performer produces one and names the other, variation of Si Stebbins stack
2000 New Inspirations 13
Steve Beam Underhand Location
  • Revelations
  • Hand Me Downs
  • Alternative Revelations
2001 The Underhand Shuffle 12
Allan Slaight, Steve Beam Stebbin Out spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Also published here 2001 Hand-Picked Card Tricks 34
Theodore DeLand DeLand's King Trick formula for position of King of same suit as bottom card of deck
Also published here
  • The Magician, Feb. 1916
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 249
Karl Fulves Could You Spell That? spelling ideas from Si Stebbins stack
  • Si Spell
  • Die Spell
  • Sly Spell
  • Lie Spell
Inspired by 2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 260
Doug Canning Speed-Reader II
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 152
Al Baker, Max Holden Another Subtle Mystery Si Stebbins & one-way, cards with same suit and value as selection are found face down
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 681
Karl Fulves Cut Shallow "cut shallow force" as opposite of "cut deeper force"
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 331
Karl Fulves Sealed Thoughts spectator cuts off some cards, shuffles them and distributes them reversed in deck, then notes down their values in order and cases deck, performer looks at list and predicts color match combinations when cards are dealt off in pairs
2003 Off The Books (Issue 4) 48
Karl Fulves Edge of Mind spectator cuts off packet and hides it, card at same position is remembered, deck dealt into eight piles, selection named and packet with it pointed to
2003 Off The Books (Issue 5) 73
Karl Fulves Well-Ordered Stack Si Stebbins variation
2004 When Psychics Play Poker 13
Steven Youell The Hacker Stack using Si Stebbins as memorized deck
Related to 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 29
Steven Youell The Adequate Cardshark Poker and Bridge deal from Si Stebbins
Inspired by 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 31
Steven Youell Hacker Stack Basics memorizing Si Stebbins
  • Step One - The Phonetic Alphabet
  • Step Two - Turning Numbers Into Pictures
  • Step Three - Translating Playing Cards Into Pictures
  • The Final Step - Learning The Stack
Related to 2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 36
Allan Slaight The Deck Will Tell spelling words color, suits and value and always finding matching cards to selection
Inspired byVariations 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 155
Steve Beam Bait and Switch fishing concept for Si Stebbins
VariationsAlso published here 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 160
Steve Beam Six Appeal thought of card is divined, using the Bait and Switch
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 162
Steve Beam Six Pack thought of card is divined, using the Bait and Switch, smaller set-up
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 164
Mick Ayres Con-Sense gambling themed book test, total of hands used select word
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 177
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 divined
Inspired by 2005 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 named
Related to 2005 Clockwork 11
Karl Fulves Lettra Set two missing cards found with clocking and faro-shuffled set-up
2005 Clockwork 43
Justin Higham Full-Deck Oil & Water Plus Si Stebbins
2005 Tricks with the Side-Faro False Shuffle 2
Woody Aragón Si Senór setting up deck from New Deck Order to Si Stebbins, while locating selection
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 199
Woody Aragón Si Fry performer ascertains a packet of cards chosen by spectator
Also published here 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 201
Steve Beam Fish Stew thought-of cards are divined, three phases
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 216
Bob Swadling Si's Secret observation of the Si Stebbin
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 224
Steve Beam Si Kick cut pile behind back, then performer asks question about thought selection and always removes cards which do not match, red or black etc.
Variations 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 163
Stewart James Spell of Mystery Spectator cuts the deck anywhere, top two cards are used to form a card (value and suit). Magician then spells to find the card
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, June 1929
2007 The Essential Stewart James 11
Stewart James Vocalculate Lie detector plot, three people select a card each, magician divines each card by detecting lies
Inspired byAlso published here
  • handwritten notes, 1945
2007 The Essential Stewart James 62
Edward Marlo Quick Way to Set-Up Stebbins shuffling new deck into Si Stebbins, faros
Related to 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 214
David Stahl An Old Card Trick Made New
Also published here
  • Don't Stall, Stahl! (1978, p. 15)
2007 7-7-7 70
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins System credit information
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 283
Steve Beam Bait and Switch fishing concept for Si Stebbins
Also published here 2008 Noteworthy 2
Steve Beam Fish Stew thought-of cards are divined
Also published here 2008 Noteworthy 11
Steve Beam Spam Filter II thought-of selection is divined via other cards produced from deck, si stebbins, with stripper deck version
Inspired byAlso published here 2008 Noteworthy 15
Benjamin Earl Cloak & Dagger Top Tip... getting from Si Stebbins into Mnemonica, joke
2009 Gambit (Issue 1) 21
James Swain Shush three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with hole
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 41
Karl Fulves U-Neek thirteen-card packet is cut and then dealt, only one value will be at its numerical position
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 365
Steven Youell +1 spectator cuts to four cards, performer cuts to one higher each, with Si Stebbins variation
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 12
Nick Trost A Coincidence and Divination Routine two halves, spectator turn over a card in one half, when both are dealt in unison the reversed card finds its match, cards riffled together, performer can separate colors and suit under table
Inspired by
  • "Application of Gilbreath" (Geoffrey Scalbert, There's a Trick in It, 1987)
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
  • Blind-Sight (Nick Trost, 1997)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 354
Paul Martin Recycling Si spelling principle in Si Stebbins
2010 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
Inspired byAlso published here 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 275
Roberto Giobbi Si Stebbins/Galasso comment on the stack
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Apr 6) 107
Karl Fulves Any spectator names card, performer as well, performer's card located, spectator guesses its position openly, performer predicted position of spectator's card
Inspired by 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 507
Woody Aragón Si Fry performer ascertains a packet of cards chosen by spectator
Also published here 2011 A Book in English 149
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
2011 Magic Page by Page 78
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen card
Also published here 2011 Magic Page by Page 86
Patrick Page The Probe bunch of card is selected, one card is thought of and divined
2011 Magic Page by Page 90
Patrick Page The PaPa System Plus Si Stebbins system to navigate quickly in Si Stebbins order
2011 Magic Page by Page 106
Patrick Page The Estimated Cut cut estimation with the Si Stebbins, tips
2011 Magic Page by Page 108
Patrick Page The Faro / Weave / Butt / Shuffle Si Stebbins to a deck where all pairs are toether
2011 Magic Page by Page 115
Karl Fulves No-Win Situation packets sorted into reds and blacks, number bet, two spectators get the same number when taking difference of red and black cards
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 570
Karl Fulves Long/Short Story
Inspired by 2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 628
Ben Harris PSI Poker spectator cuts, Hold 'Em hands dealt, outcome predicted
  • Basic Handling
  • Advanced Handling (prediction more specific, index)
2011 PSI Poker 6
Steve Beam An Unpublished Card Trick card is divined by finding a card with same value and one with same suit
2012 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 composite card (suit/value), faro
Related to 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 37
Tom Gagnon Si of Relief calculating position of cards in Si Stebbins
Also published here 2013 Too Hot for the Devil 111
Michael Lam 超感官力 (Supernatural Sense) Juan Tamariz Four of a Kind effect with Si Stebbins
2014 实战魔术 Real Magic 30
Steve Beam Si-Decker Despite always lying, the deck provides the color, suit, and parity of the selected card, and then helps to locate it.
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 41
Ramón Riobóo Magic Spell production of two cards, one matches value and one suit
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 80
Roberto Giobbi Stebbins & Galasso For Book Test using cards for page selection
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 4) 285
Gene Anderson Si Stebbins Card Routine multiphase routine, missing cards divined by riffling the deck, by listening, named card is found, speller
A. Stacking the deck
B. Charlier False Haymow Shuffle
C. Gene's routine and script for the Si Stebbins stack
D. Resetting the deck
E. About Si Stebbins
2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 217
Gene Anderson, Dennis Loomis, Nick Trost The Lie Speller
Inspired by 2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 223
Bob Farmer Ternary Coding for Mnemonica, the Aronson Stack & Si Stebbins
2017 The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 58
Chris Mayhew Caandy Card at any number, card created by combining value and suit of two cards
Inspired by
  • "The Spell of Mystery" (Stewart James, 1929)
July 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 9
Mick Ayres Hybrid constructed card is located by spectator
Also published here
  • "Hybrid" in "M-U-M" October, 2013.
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 290
S. W. Erdnase, Allan Ackerman Calculation Method for Eight Kings & Si Stebbins
Related to 2019 Card Theater 31
Steve Beam Stebbin' Out spelling color, number, mate always corresponding to the selection
Inspired byAlso published here 2019 Card Tricks That Kilt 2
Michael Powers Heisting Histed Heisted 3.0 twenty-five duplicates, with additional ideas
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 288