148 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Challenge Locations / Challenge Single Card Location / No-Touch Locations
  
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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Also published here July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 161
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 72
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selections
Related to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Theodore Annemann The Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related toAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 15
Unknown The Automatic Speller no-touch, procedure heavy
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 101
Milton Sleight of Foot deck is kicked with foot and splits at selection, salt
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Unknown Divination Supreme out-of hand selection, one-way back
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 139
Unknown Long Distance Location edge one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 150
Theodore Annemann Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Theodore Annemann A Miracle out-of hand selection, one-way back
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
Paul Rosini A Problem in the Fourth Dimension daub
1938 Greater Magic 74
Unknown The Spectator Does it All cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection
1938 Greater Magic 226
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card
1939 Do That Again! 30
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Barbara Stanwyck Bits of Presto article touched in other room, performer knows, same with card selection
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 359
Unknown An Incredible Location spectator cuts to bridge
1940 Expert Card Technique 334
Unknown It Must Be Magic spelling
1940 Expert Card Technique 382
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Astro-Vision spectator turns card end for end on his own, stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 13
Kent Arthur The Professor's Card Trick mathematical
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 823
Edward Marlo The First Miracle daubed spectator, three variations
1945 Tricks with Daub 4
Edward Marlo Just Another Miracle distant daubed key card
1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Heaps as Rusduck, spectator finds his own card, a lot of dealing, Tantalizer
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 397
J. Stewart Smith In His Hands
1947 Watch This One! 39
John Hamilton Heaps again spectator finds his own card, with just eight cards, sort of Tantalizer
Inspired byVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 140) 562
Eddie Joseph Heart Throb spectator thinks of number between five and twenty and remembers card at that position, another card is chosen, both found while spectator deals through the deck
Also published here 1947 Heart Throb 2
Unknown The Non-Poker Voice no-touch, suit
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 76
Unknown The Mahatma Marvel Card Trick Location with spectator dealing and distant key card
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 35
Eddie Joseph Mail Mentalism trick performed as mailed instructions or over phone, spectator takes all odd cards, adds top and bottom value, counts down to card in rest, eventually located with spelling and dealing
1949 Mail Mentalism 1
Eddie Joseph The Impelling Force spectator cuts to a card and remembers it twice, first time found with eye reading by observing spectator's eyes while he deals through deck, second time with two key cards
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 10
Joe Barnett Hands-Off Miracle No. 35, Spectator cuts to, remembers bottom card, and replaces packet. Magician is able to cut to selection. (Salt location)
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 63
Bert Allerton, Henry Christ Allerchrist Card Trick No. 63, Mathematical
Inspired byVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 114
Eddie Joseph Joseph's Repeat Telephone Trick deck shuffled and dealt in two piles, cards counted from both piles, a card remembered and a pile read off to performer who identified the selection, two repeats with different selection procedures, performer makes secret chart during conversation
1950 Card Bonanza 2
Eddie Joseph By Mind Alone spectator and performer note a card and their position, after some more dealing both are found
1950 Card Bonanza 7
Eddie Joseph India Calling spectator has two piles and after some counting a card is lost, names of all cards read off to performer who names selection
Variations 1950 Card Bonanza 10
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Sevens III
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 7
Harry Lorayne Stop! estimation of place spectator cuts to
Related to 1962 Close-up Card Magic 64
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method
Variations 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Future Perfect Miraskill with face-up/face-down instead of red/black, previous selection found in odd-colored pile
Related toVariations 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 58
Eddie Joseph Heart-Throb spectator thinks of number between five and twenty and remembers card at that position, another card is chosen, both found while spectator deals through the deck
Also published here 1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 60
Eddie Joseph Minds in Collusion deck not touched, spectator cuts, deals out four hands of thirteen cards, each pile cut, value of bottom card used to count to a card by four spectators, performer divines all
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 66
John Hamilton 3 by 3 three cards in packet divined, no-touch
Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 352
William Alstrand, Harry Lorayne Super Location first packets of seven cards are cut to as estimation demo, then challenge location
Inspired by
  • "A Card Trick for Experts" (William Alstrand, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
1971 Reputation-Makers 32
Audley Walsh, Jon Racherbaumer The Mystic Twelve Recall cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force
Inspired by 1971 On the Clock Effect 5
Unknown Clear Voyant stacked, spectator shuffles, "queen removal"-glimpse
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 67
Nick Conticello The Non-Telephone Telephone Trick small packet, spectator selects a card, does some rearranging and is left with card
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 137
Simon Aronson Some People Think interlocking chains
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 58
Karl Fulves A Location position of two free selections are divined, riffle shuffle method
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 25
Paul Curry The Missing Thought spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one
1974 Paul Curry Presents 71
Karl Fulves White Line Problem no-touch condition definition, spectator upjogs four-of-a-kind and then removes one, performer divines it, two handlings, using different red backs in one deck
Related to Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 865
Unknown Think of an Ace No. 37, spectator thinks of an Ace and removes it in his own hands, position of Ace keys suit to performer
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 57
Eddie Joseph Hocus-Pocus No. 45, three five-cards packets, spectator thinks of a card, deals out five packets, pockets the one with selection and performer extracts it
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 68
Unknown Magic by Proxy No. 50, phone rings to give position of selection
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 75
Gerald Kosky Automatic Placement Handling no-touch
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 76
Martin A. Nash In The Nick Of Time touching only before the selection is made, see p. 447 for additional crediting
Related to 1977 Any Second Now 218
Paul Curry By Any Other Name the initials of a thought of card appear on a joker (Glorpy)
1977 Special Effects 32
John Cornelius No Sleight Card Location two spectators each select a card with magician's back turned, they call out any cards and performer stops them at their selection
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 16
Karl Fulves Easy as A-B-C two spectators recite the alphabet to locate a selection
Related to 1977 The Magic Book 63
George Sands Prime Choice "Two Tricks"
packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1137
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
Howard A. Adams Suits Me using a suit, finding selection after special procedure
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles) 8
Danny Korem, Edward Marlo Korem Variation of Telephone Test based on Marlo's "Telephone Test" from Ibidem #11, four phases
Inspired by 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 22
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown From Another Deck with two decks, one packet is cut and turned over, value of card on the face is used to count to a card, performer finds the card in second deck or in a pocket
1981 Sleights & Swindles 6
Ben Harris, Woody Meltcher Aroma Cards spectator shuffles, makes three piles and follows a selection procedure, card apparently found by smell
1981 Magic from which Memories are Made! 117
Philip T. Goldstein Tarot Deca spectator finds his own selected card, Major Arcana
1981 The Talon (Issue 7) 99
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard's "Crimp" Sequence Challenge card location using crimp (card is selected and lost without magician touching deck)
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 91
Dr. Jacob Daley, George Sands Prime Choice No. 31, packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 52
Philip T. Goldstein Out of Sorts thought-of card (from eight) found and named with back turned
1984 Thequal 5
Richard Himber No Questions Asked No. 28, location over phone
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 39
Unknown Last October No. 61, spectator pockets some cards and buries a selection in rest, card on top after some counting
Variations 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 90
Edward Marlo 2nd Effect using silent count (page 170) and stack
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 172
Brother John Hamman Opposite Pockets chosen and thought-of card are named, no-touch, weird thought-of procedure, partial stack
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 75
Philip T. Goldstein Encounter duplicate found in second deck when number is counted down, "Interrupted Gilbreath Principle"
1989 Fifth 2
John Scarne Long Distance card chosen on other side of the room, risky force, position named
1989 Prototype 2
Karl Fulves Hands Off spectator remembers card, cuts off a packet, down-under deal, spreads card face-up, performer names selection
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 11
Simon Aronson Self Control spectator cuts off pile and counts, remembers card at same position in rest while reverse-counting them, assembles everything, different revelations suggested
1990 The Aronson Approach 24
Alex Elmsley Australian Self-Help involving counting, spelling, down-under deal
Related toVariations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 317
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure II distant keys, performer stops at selection
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 355
Alex Elmsley Weight with small packet, marked key card
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 366
Karl Fulves A Martian Chronicle
1992 Deceptive Practices 75
Peter Duffie Magician three spectators simultaneously select a card from packet from three to eight cards, spelling and down-under to locate it
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 4
Unknown Tale of the Tape No. 44, tape recorder gives instructions from cassette to which a card is lost and found
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 86
Simon Aronson Everybody's Lazy two spectators and performer remember cards, performer names position of spectator's cards, spectator names number and there is performer's card, no-touch
Variations 1995 Simply Simon 167
Simon Aronson Madness in our Methods three selections, fair conditions, no-touch and no card seen
  • Alternative Revelations
1995 Simply Simon 194
Simon Aronson The PIP Stack "Position Information Procedure"
Ace to King stack in deck, allows performer to know position of replaced selection
1995 Simply Simon 290
Richard Vollmer Einstein's Favorite Trick spectator locates his own card
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 32
Michael Close Jazzin - The Trick that Can be Explained finding a named card via improvisation
1996 Workers Number 5 160
Bob King, Jim Steinmeyer, Jon Racherbaumer Tele-Mental
Also published here 1996 Five-Star Magic 23
Christian Chelman Blind Sighted card approximately in center, then dealt into six heaps
Related to 1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 11
Peter Duffie The Short Deck Baffler Challenge location, card freely selected and shuffled, magician finds it
1997 Effortless Card Magic 82
Unknown One-Twenty Six cut-deeper procedure for two selections
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 9
Marty Kane Trek Trick
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1452
Peter Duffie The Chosen Few a card created with a cut off pile by chosen a card for suit and counting for value, another spectator cuts to it
1998 Deck Direct 3
Richard Osterlind Under Test Conditions stack
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 28
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Five Card Stud chosen card is located by the use of a down-under deal and by spelling the locator card
Inspired by
  • Gene Castillon's " Computer Telephone Mystery" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1999.
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 27
Peter Duffie Found by Coincidence spectator uses some cards of sixteen-card packet to find his selection with down-under deal, then reverse faros until down to one brings mate of the top card of another packet
Inspired by 2000 New Inspirations 6
Jim Steinmeyer The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touch
Related toVariations 2002 Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer The Full Deck Problem Nine Card Problem version with deck
Variations 2002 Impuzzibilities 8
Lewis Jones, Jack Avis Remote view - the sequel two consecutive challenge locations
Inspired by
  • "Remove View" (Lewis Jones, Cardiograms)
2002 Ahead of the Pack 55
Marty Kane The Jack of Death Card Trick involving spelling, down-under deal, presentation
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 66
Karl Fulves Overthrow cut deeper force applied to red/black alternating set-up
Related to 2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 329
Karl Fulves Repeat After Me two decks, spectator cuts and remembers face card, then replaces, cuts behind back, both decks spread face-up, performer and spectator each push out three cards, one must be selection, performer's cards are added and counted down to in his deck, it matches spectator's selection
Inspired by
  • "He Only Thinks" (Eddie Clever, Magic In The Modern Manner, Orville Meyer, 1949)
Related to
2003 Off The Books (Issue 3) 21
Karl Fulves Untouchable
2003 Off The Books (Issue 5) 71
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
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Back to Sands packet cut off, all cards except one eliminated, last one is selection, (co-)prime number principle
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 75
Steve Beam Utility Cutter cutting six piles, three face up and three face down with the Rolly Polly Controlly, knowing how many cards are face up, as a control
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 21
Marty Kane Apart-Hide involving counting, spelling, down-under deal
Inspired by 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 147
Karl Fulves Mixology spectator memorizes card and its position, gives riffle shuffle, performer names new position, shuffle tracking presentation
2005 Combo II 94
Karl Fulves Self-Made Trap card chosen from face-up deck with Ten-Twenty force, turns out to be sandwiched by odd-backed cards
2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 424
Cushing Strout Variations on "The Nine Problem" Small packet spelling discovery, no-touch, gives different ways to present it (tarot cards etc.)
Inspired by 2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 9
Barrie Richardson A Mental Maguffin prediction about how many cards are cut, and which card is cut to, hands-off
Also published here
  • Club 71, Spring 2001
2005 Act Two 241
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 6. Plain Moe
2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 17
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 7. The Red Card Force or Prediction
8. A Red Herring! (Or two!)
card force in which the spectator shuffles, cuts off a pile and remembers the first (or third in No. 8) red card
2006 Penumbra (Issue 10) 17
Steve Beam Your Secret Number using the two packet principle, with variations
  • Impossible - Single Selection
  • Doubly Impossible - Two Selections
  • The Not-So-Secret Number
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 27
Marty Kane Color Suit and Value two selection are found by spelling and down-under deals
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 81
Marty Kane Triple Lie Detector two selection are found by spelling and down-under deals, spectators can lie while spelling
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 82
Marty Kane Alternative Names spectator locates his own card in a pile, spelling and down-under deal
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 83
Marty Kane Police Profiling four spectators locate their chosen court card in a pile, spelling and down-under deal
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 83
Marty Kane Deck Brand spectators chose a deck from a different brand, shuffle spell brand and after procedure find their selected cards, spelling and down-under deal
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 84
Marty Kane Yes Or No? spectators chose a card and then have to answer questions by spelling, after down-under deal they locate their cards
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 84
Marty Kane Diamonds several spectators select a Diamond card and after spelling and down-under deals they find their selections again
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 85
Marty Kane Good-Bye spelling of words and down-under deal to find selections
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 85
Marty Kane Password spelling and down-under deal, password theme
  • Dow Show
  • Sniper
  • The Web
  • Snail Mail
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 88
Marty Kane Mix Master spelling and down-under deal, theme is mixing cards
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 92
Marty Kane The King of Swing spelling and down-under deal
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 93
Karl Fulves No-Touch Card Location spectator cuts near center and remembers card
2007 Word Play 57
Asi Wind Somebody Stop Me spectator cuts to card and loses it, then deals the cards, performer stops him at selection, no-touch
VariationsAlso published here 2007 Chapter One 2
Tomas Blomberg Time After Time three spectators mix a selection in a third of the deck each, it ends up on top eventually
  • Part 1: The Multiple Selection and Control
  • Part 2: The Irrefutable Mix-Up
  • Part 3: The Impossible Revelation
Inspired by
  • "The Third Time's The Charm" (Jack Parker, Genii, June 2007)
Also published here
Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 21
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 14. Not So Plain Moe card fairly chosen, spectator deals face down and performer stops him at selection
2009 Penumbra (Issue 11) 3
Ken Krenzel REMOTACAAN no-touch, card selected instead of named, impromptu
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 221
Ken Krenzel AUTOMACAAN 100% no-touch, card selected instead of named, impromptu, possible over telephone
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 227
Michael Weber New Deal "Two Tricks with Your New Toy", spectator cuts to a card, performer divines and locates it
Related to 2009 Memorease 4
Jim Steinmeyer Eleven Roads to Heaven eleven cards, one selected with dealing procedure, located, no-touch
2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 1
Jim Steinmeyer The Password Fallacy nine card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card
2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 6
Jim Steinmeyer A Universal Password twelve card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card
2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 8
Ken De Courcy 1654 card chosen from quarter of deck, spectator finds it himself via down under deal
Inspired byRelated to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 453
Pit Hartling, Brother John Hamman Bolsillos Opuestos card stopped at and card thought-of in relation to the thought-of card, both removed, performer divines both
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 15) 424
Chris Westfall Never Touched No touch card location
2013 Calculated Chaos 29
Jim Steinmeyer, Wayne Dobson The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touch
Inspired by 2013 More Look No Hands 21
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phone
Inspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery
Inspired by 2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 22
Tomas Blomberg Time After Time three spectators mix a selection in a third of the deck each, it ends up on top eventually
Inspired by
  • "The Third Time's The Charm" (Jack Parker, Genii, June 2007)
Also published here
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 283
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effect
Inspired by 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 21
Pit Hartling, Brother John Hamman Hot Pockets card stopped at and card thought-of in relation to the thought-of card, both removed, performer divines both
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 127
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Miracle Magician locates card while standing far away from spectator, does not touch the deck at all
Also published here 2017 The Secret of the Butterflies 78
Asi Wind Somebody Stop Me spectator cuts to card and loses it, then deals the cards, performer stops him at selection, no-touch
Also published here 2018 Repertoire 45
Michael Weber GPS out-of-hand selection procedure, advertising card appears at same position in one half as selection in other
May 2020 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 237