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Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Unknown Les Cartes Devinées, les Yeux Bandés spectator selects a bunch of cards and shuffles them, medium comes on stage, then with blindfold and without the performer saying a word all cards are named La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile Tricks with Cards 60
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked Tricks with Cards 63
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile More Magic 69
Unknown Practical Illustrations - top cards named after cut
- spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position More Magic 79
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 4. fourth application, deck "shuffled" two times, then card at any position named Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Grande Clairvoyance Mysterieuse two cards chosen from two decks match, three methodsRelated to New Era Card Tricks 167
S. W. Erdnase Tricks with the Prearranged Deck Eight Kings - set up explained with methods to calculate cards and their positions (applicable for any cyclic stack)Related to The Expert at the Card Table 179
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Later Magic 719
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlingsAlso published here Magical Titbits 181
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
Louis Nikola To Name The Position Of Any Card Called For The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Name The Card Occupying Any Given Position The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola "Stop" Riffle, say stop anytime, magician can tell how many cards are riffled offAlso published here The Nikola Card System 22
Louis Nikola Cards By Weight Can tell number of cards in the packet by its weightAlso published here The Nikola Card System 23
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards Can divine chosen card by weighing its pipsAlso published here The Nikola Card System 23
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch Divine chosen card by touch aloneAlso published here The Nikola Card System 24
Louis Nikola Locating Card chosen and lost, magician divines card and position in deck after shuffles and cutsAlso published here The Nikola Card System 27
Louis Nikola To Spell Any Card Called For Also published here The Nikola Card System 30
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated Any Card at Any NumberAlso published here The Nikola Card System 31
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission Random card chosen and sealed in envelope. Audience members name suit and value to form a card, which matches the card in the envelopeAlso published here The Nikola Card System 34
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist Four spectators each given four cards, each think of one card out of the four. Deck reshuffled and dealt into four bridge hands, magician can divine the selectionsRelated toAlso published here The Nikola Card System 36
Louis Nikola To Name The Pack In Order, Without Looking At It, Either From The Bottom or From The Top Deck shuffled halfway through The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind The Back Also published here The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Pick Out A Card Chosen And Replaced The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called For From the Pocket Also published here The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Name The Bottom Cards Of A Number Of Heaps By Looking At The Top Cards The Nikola Card System 43
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game Cards in four spectator's hands are slowly eliminated until only their selection remans in their handsRelated toAlso published here The Nikola Card System 44
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck The Nikola Card System 54
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Stack Ireland Writes a Book 16
Laurie Ireland Instant Card Location getting a named card to top in memorized deck
- The Top 15 cards
- Method of Locating Cards from Number 15 Down to Bottom of Deck
Ireland Writes a Book 16
Laurie Ireland Effects and Methods of Producing Cards - Any Card Called Rises from Deck brief, memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland The Spelling Card Trick with any card called brief, memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland The Two Card Trick spectator picks any named card, brief, memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland A Card is Called For spectator cuts at any named card, brief, memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deckVariations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown Any Deck Read From the Card Backs cards named by looking at the back
- First Method with a "Set-Up" Deck
- With Borrowed Deck (secretly faced deck)
Related to
  • "Seeing with Fingertips" (Howard Albright)
More "Eye-Openers" 9
Theodore Annemann Card Memory shuffled deck is memorized by performer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 211
Louis Nikola The Nikola Card System comments on the use of memorized deck and how to learn the Nikola System Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 385
Louis Nikola Whist or Bridge trick with Nikola memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola Spelling Bee trick with Nikola memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola Poker trick with Nikola memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Theodore Annemann Cards Divination by Medium three times "En Rapport" 5
Theodore Annemann, Ellis Stanyon Challenge Card Divination shuffling a stacked deck "En Rapport" 9
Louis Nikola "Nap" trick with Nikola memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola "Stop." apparently count the cards while riffling, or cutting off a requested numberAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 392
Louis Nikola Cards by Weight memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Louis Nikola Spelling spelling out some cards with the Nikola memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Louis Nikola To Spell Any Card Called For memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission card placed in envelope in beginning turns out to be any named one, memorized deck as open indexAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 398
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called for From the Pocket memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game arranging memorized deck stack in front of spectatorsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 402
Unknown With Prearranged Pack - a. Memorized Deck card reversed in deck turns out to be any named card, ungaffed, stacked deck Greater Magic 339
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
Claude Goldin Quarters from Torn Deck deck torn in quarters, performer names four positions, when counted down in the four positions there is selected card The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 461
Purvis W. Miller Double Prediction predictions with blue and red pencil match cards selected from blue-backed and red-backed deck, one forcing deck, other one stacked or marked The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 30
Orville Wayne Meyer, Arthur H. Buckley Twin Prediction - The Improved Buckley Method full deck stack and billet index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 233
Laurie Ireland Laurie Ireland's Blindfold Poker Deal with unknown and selected hole card, tactile marks on side of card Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 21
Robert A. Nelson A. T. and T. Telepathy selected card is divined by a called person, freely selected in the phone book Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 7
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack Mental Cases With Cards 27
L. Vosburgh Lyons, James A. Fowler Howdy Knowit! with 27 cards, three piles, performer knows selection and position The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 210) 840
James Auer, Edward Marlo Card Telepathy de Luxe card divination, impromptu version by Ed Marlo Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 23
Toni Koynini Switch It deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer sorts cards out behind his back except free selection, deck switch
- The Basic Switch
- Switch It
- Alternative Routine
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 5
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
- Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 27
Edward Marlo The Memorized Stack a memorized stack from NPO, but only with jokers (as "keys") and faros Faro Notes 31
Edward Marlo The Chain Calculator how to calculate position of any card after faro shuffles, memorized deck Faro Notes 12
Edward Marlo Fingertip Miracle three selections, memorized deck, impro Faro Notes 33
Edward Marlo It's Mathematical stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, two effects Faro Notes 40
Edward Marlo Alternative Procedures stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, see previous item Faro Notes 43
Bert Allerton Tricks With A Stacked Deck The Close-Up Magician 36
Bert Allerton Named Card to Top The Close-Up Magician 37
Bert Allerton Open Index cutting any named card to top The Close-Up Magician 37
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusdux Stack The Cardiste (Issue 9) 10
Bert Allerton Card Stabbing Trick any named cardRelated toVariations The Close-Up Magician 36
Edward Marlo Double Thought - Single Deck two cards thought of found, one ahead
- Stooge Version
- The Exchange Version
- The Key Card Version
- Memory Version
Related to Marlo Meets His Match 12
Edward Marlo Memory Matcho two decks, one stacked Marlo Meets His Match 29
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 5: Mental Eliminator one of thirteen memorized cards Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Thought Determinator "Is your card in this pile?", memorized deck, faro Faro Controlled Miracles 21
Edward Marlo The Marlo Peek Deck marked deck, memorized deck Faro Controlled Miracles 41
Edward Marlo Thought Togetherness performer and spectator thinks of a card, they are next to each other, memorized deck, faro Faro Controlled Miracles 42
Peter Kane The Blank Thought Deck blank deck, spectator thinks of any card, performer removes a blank card, all cards get faces and isolated card is thought-of oneVariations A Card Session with Peter Kane 1
Alan Keith Your Card Sir! two methods, memorized deck and new pack order Expert Card Conjuring 74
Edward Marlo Marked Memory marking numerical stack number of memorized deck instead of card value The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 152
Edward Marlo, Millard Lichter Latest Spectator's Open Prediction memorized deck, psychological force with divination out
- Method 14
Related to Hierophant (Issue 1) 20
Edward Marlo Mental Lie thought-of card, spectator reads cards, performer catches lie, three methods HEX! 45
Brian Jordan Your Thot without exchanging decks The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 388
Allan Ackerman The Programmed Deck always dealing into two piles and eliminating one pile, last card is named selection, Named TantalizerRelated to Magic Mafia Effects 36
Marvin Johnson Speaking of the Clock... On the Clock Effect 9
Edward Marlo The Chicago Miracle packet cut off and counted down, three methods (memorized deck, impromptu, Si Stebbins) Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 294
Paul LePaul Baffling-Impossibility memorized deck and stooge Expert Card Chicanery 48
Mel Brown Brain-Stack free selection, duplicate reversed in other deck Expert Card Chicanery 51
Karl Fulves A Gaffed Card Case gaffed case to mark position in deck as it is dumped out of the case, no actual cut, ACAAN application, perhaps memdeckRelated to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 21
Simon Aronson Some People Think interlocking chains Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 58
Simon Aronson Lie Sleuth several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 59
Simon Aronson Group Shuffle three cards, no touch possible, based on Marlo's Location in Ibidem 8/11 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 60
Karl Fulves Reconstruction performer gives deck several honest riffle shuffles, then spectator remembers card and its position, then several more honest riffle shuffles, position named and card found, interesting (also in Ibidem)Related toVariations Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 83
Robert (Bob) Hess Focal Point one of ten cards, OOSOOMInspired by
  • Hull's "Mental Discernment"
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 7) 625
Francis J. Baker Alpha Card Act - First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
- Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
- Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 629
Gene Nielsen Swindled!!! two decks, spectator turns card over in his deck, same card is turned over in other deck The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 88) 439
Philip T. Goldstein Ancient Las Vegas Pulse-Reading removed card is divined by pulse reading four times Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves Controlled Triumph any named card, memorized deck Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part One 33
Karl Fulves Named Trap card sandwiched in beginning turns out to be named card Methods with Cards - Part 2 97
Pat Hennessy Pat Hennesy's Any Card memorized deck with memory aid system, used for Allerton's Card StabRelated toAlso published here
  • "Any Card" in Charlie Miller's Magicana column in "Genii"
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 136
Unknown Arranged Prediction mis-calling prediction in case the classic or table spread force fails New and Novel Knowledge 24
Unknown Marked Cards Plus cutting named card to top, stacked and marked New and Novel Knowledge 27
Unknown Mental Divination tear in top of case allows glimpse of bottom card of cased deckRelated to
  • an item in The Gen
Also published here
Cards and Cases 18
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Sensative Finger Tips and X-Ray Eyes performer removes named card from face down spread The Third Ecstasy 33
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trickAlso published here Fred Braue on False Deals 30
Karl Fulves Psi-X cut and shuffle procedure, only selection (probably) at stack position afterwardsVariationsAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 10) 1161
Jack Yates Jack's Pack stack in which position of every card can be calculated with formula and vice versa ("Reversing the Process") Jack's Pack 2
Jack Yates Effect mnemonicosis type effect, card is named and located by various means, "In a way, it becomes rather like Dai Vernon's 'Trick that cannot be explained'" Jack's Pack 2
Ken De Courcy By Age forcing the card that lies at spectator's age Jack's Pack 6
Ken De Courcy "Age Cards" Addition binary number cards, card named and number cards that total its position removed and added Jack's Pack 6
Ken De Courcy As a Location System using the stack as an open index, with optional corner shorts at regular intervals Jack's Pack 7
Jack Yates, Ken De Courcy Notes by the Editor - Keep the Sequence
- False Shuffles and Cuts
- With Two People
- Short Corner
Jack's Pack 5
Simon Aronson Selected Bibliography on Memorized Deck Magic A Stack To Remember 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
Simon Aronson Memorizing the Aronson Stack Tips and mnemonic system for the Aronson stack A Stack To Remember 16
Alex Elmsley Tell Me Three Times three cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack Curioser 37
Barrie Richardson Almost Real Mindreading Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 7) 875
Philip T. Goldstein Psiangle one card is predicted, one identified by clairvoyance and the third by telepathy The Violet Book of Mentalism 12
John Cornelius Threefold three spectators cut the deck, remember the bottom card of the pile and put the cards in their pockets, three thought of cards are divined, trick not named in these notes, name taken from "The Award-Winning Magic Of John Cornelius"Also published here Cornelius Card System 1
John Cornelius Fake 21 card trick fake for magicians Cornelius Card System 6
Jon Racherbaumer Third Thot card that falls on thought-of position is chosen, later named, ten memorized cards, faroInspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 25
Jon Racherbaumer, Jack Avis Wired Hidden Power card remembered at total of cut-off packetInspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 26
Roger Crosthwaite Stacked Deck Refinement stacked deck in conjunction with the think a card plotInspired by The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 8
Karl Fulves Joker Thot joker is cut face down into the deck and changes into named card, also back changes Milennium Aces 46
Gene Grant A Different Drum two versions Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 79
Unknown Pick a Card simple card divination with stack Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 33
Edward Marlo The Named Card Rise memorized deck and pinky rise Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 24
Philip T. Goldstein The Hawk two cards noted while back turned, one found by shouting stop, other named, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Thunday 1
Thomas Alan Waters Talismanacle spectator selects a card, presentation with ring or amulet which is able to pick ab vibrations from the card
- Variation One: Memorized Deck
- Variation Two: Stripper Pack
- Variation Two-and-a-Half: Stripper Pack
- Variation Three: Stripper Pack
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 203
Thomas Alan Waters Imposition assistant does not have to know the stackInspired by
  • Spaulding's "Audience Rapport" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 22, No. 7. P.21.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 209
Unknown Mental Divination tear in top of case allows glimpse of bottom card of cased deckAlso published here Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 34
Charlie Edwards Impromptu Brainwave stack and reverse, no details Worknotes On Brainwave 102
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder named card is only odd-backed card, stack and sticky card, brief, 1935Also published here
  • Smart Magic (Ralph Hull, Nelson Hahne)
A History of the Brainwave Principle 62
Thomas Alan Waters Groupease five packets are cut, bottom card remembered shuffled and all five cards are divinedInspired by
  • Ed Marlo's "A Miracle With Cards" in "Ibidem" No. 8, 1956. P. 11
Related to
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 616
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictetInspired by
  • Eddie Joseph's "Staggered"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Thomas Alan Waters Twinsome number is secretly written down, card is peeked at, deck dealt and both spectator shout at the same time stop Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 623
Frederick Braue Prearranged Pack Idea deck cut, top card named The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Unknown Marked Cards combination of marked cards and stack The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Edward Marlo Removing Any Named Card from Fan edge-marked cards, memorized deck Formula One Close-Up 52
Thomas Alan Waters Cutout two cardsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 743
Unknown Impossible Coincidence card chosen, then divined on paper as well as its position (1935)Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 1
Frederick Braue Routine with a Prearranged Pack routine using two stacked decks, see following tricks:
(1). Simpatico
(2). Mental Speller
(3). The Mental Thinkier
(4). Thought Transferred
(5). Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
(6). Sleight-of-Mind (Marlo-Rawson)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trickAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Paul Curry 3) The Mental Thinkier Also published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Frederick Braue 4) Thought Transferred performer holds spectator's wrist over spread to locate card The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 14
Ron Wilson Whispering Queen with shuffled deck variations The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 58
Thomas Alan Waters Gypsee position of chosen tarot card is predictedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 785
Ron Wilson Memphis Marvel cards are shuffled face up into face down, spectator selects three cards and puts them in pocket, he selects one and performer divines the card, next card is predictedAlso published here
  • "Genii" July, 1969.
The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 31
Edward Marlo New Approach I.F. Control nine approaches, one or two selections, sometimes using twenty-six memorized cardsRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Edward Marlo Behind Your Back fair two-deck matching effect using memorized deck, three methods Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 166
Edward Marlo Undiscovered Possibilities - 1st Effect stripper deck, missing card is named, memorized stackRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 182
Edward Marlo Not-so-Lazy-Man's Card Trick - Variation 7 memorized deck Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 1) 1737
Ken Krenzel The Case of the Missing Link ungaffed memorized deck, Open and Shut Case Close-up Impact! 74
Ken Krenzel Open and Shut Case using case that permits to cut the cards when taking them out, memorized deck Close-up Impact! 71
Ken Krenzel Up She Rises approaches to the named rising card, ungaffed memorized deckRelated to Close-up Impact! 107
Ken Simmons A Double Prediction spectator cuts off packet, amount of cards and card cut to are predicted, three methods Finally! 18
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deckRelated to Finally! 26
Simon Aronson Mix and Match two decks riffle shuffled together and divided into two halves, one chosen from one half, performer shouts stop when the other one is dealt, the cards matchRelated to The Aronson Approach 59
Simon Aronson Bait and Switch spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number one-handed behind his backInspired by The Aronson Approach 85
Simon Aronson Any Card, Then Any Number with repeat, two methods The Aronson Approach 93
Simon Aronson Four Part Harmony center cut location expanded to four selectionsInspired by
  • "Center Cut Location" (Card Ideas of Simon Aronson, p. 117)
The Aronson Approach 101
Simon Aronson Memorized Math on memorized deck in combination with mathematical principles
- Stay Stacks
- Counting
- Interlocking Chains (also with one-way backs)
- Duck and Deal (with formulas)
The Aronson Approach 113
Edward Marlo A Number For Fast Company spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deckRelated to The Olram File (Issue 3) 12
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Not Only the Number, but... spectator cuts off cards, number of cards and card cut to predicted, 15 memorized cards, prediction index, for correction see Ricochet reference, three handlingsInspired by
  • "Finally" (Ken Simmons, Lecture Notes 1990)
Related to
The Olram File (Issue 4) 3
Edward Marlo Repeatable Card Location simple location with stack, eg NPO or memorized deck The Olram File (Issue 4) 15
Edward Marlo Olram's Choice approach for "Simon-Eyes", two different numbers, memorized deckInspired by The Olram File (Issue 5) 13
Edward Marlo Put A Shine On Your Mind "Ways to Ascertain the Value of a Thought-Card"
five methods with procedures in which spectator needs to remove as many cards as the thought-of value, partial set-up, memorized deck, distant key card
The Olram File (Issue 3) 7
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Ultra Mental memorized deck, edge marks Card Finesse II 265
Frederick Braue Memorizing the Pack the Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 2
Edward Marlo Memo-Deck Index memorized deck with corner short key cards as pocket index The Olram File (Issue 11) 1
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
Frederick Braue The Card You Took eight cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 3
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
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
Allan Ackerman TwoGetherness two named cards lie next to each other, memorized deck Las Vegas Kardma 133
Steve Ehlers The Three-Card Location stack, memorized deckRelated toVariations Las Vegas Kardma 173
Allan Ackerman For Magicians Only garden path, stacked, memorized deck Las Vegas Kardma 139
Alex Elmsley Tell Me Three Times three cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 396
Philip T. Goldstein Boustrophedon two cards chosen behind back divined Thabbatical 79
Tony Bartolotta Thotology random person phoned and asked to name any card, medium phoned asked for a number up to 52Inspired by
  • "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
Related to
Rigmarole (Issue 7) 81
Tony Bartolotta Impact Slates card and number written on slates Rigmarole (Issue 10) 113
Edward Marlo Two Memory Bits - Bit One marking a deck with its stack number Facsimile (Issue 3) 43
Edward Marlo Mental Lie - First Method (memorized deck)
- Second Method (stay stack)
Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 3) 45
Simon Aronson Past, Present, Future spectator cuts off pile, pockets card, shuffles bottom pile and remembers card, cuts again and remembers card, deals through top pile and turns over a card, one named, position of one named, pocketed card predicted in wallet Simply Simon 153
Simon Aronson Floating Key Principle Simply Simon 159
Simon Aronson Lazy Memory ideas for applying the memorized deck to the Lazy Man's Card Trick
- Memorized Doubly Lazy
- Spelling to the Second Selection
- "Sessions" Lazy Memory
Related to Simply Simon 162
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 Simply Simon 167
Simon Aronson Two Wrongs Make It Right two decks, two cards chosen in one, both decks dealt in unison to two predicted cards in other deck, the selections show up in same place, funny presentation about making wrong predictions Simply Simon 173
Simon Aronson Taking Advantage of One's Position selection procedure in which a packet is cut off, next card remembered and placed on this packet, another packet cut off onto first pile, next card remembered and put onto first pile, and so on
- Self Position
- Shuffling
- False Positives
Related to
  • "Multiple Impact" (Steve Beam)
Variations
Simply Simon 179
Simon Aronson Self Centered two cards chosen by cutting and shuffling packets, procedure similar to one-pile free cutInspired by Simply Simon 187
Simon Aronson Madness in our Methods three selections, fair conditions, no-touch and no card seen
- Alternative Revelations
Simply Simon 194
Simon Aronson Topsy Turvy three selections with cutting and shuffling packets, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, cards located by apparent muscle reading in spreadRelated to Simply Simon 203
Juan Tamariz Restoring part of Stack at end of Topsy Turvy Related to Simply Simon 215
Simon Aronson High Class Location three selectionsRelated to
  • "Multiplocation" (Steve Beam, Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Vol. 2)
Simply Simon 216
Simon Aronson The Open Index - The Open Index
- Estimate, Glimpse and Cut
A. Glimpse First, then Cut
B. Cut First, then Glimpse
- Knowing Where You Are
A. Marks
B. Key Cards
C. One Way Backs (see also p. 237)
- Determining the Desired Card
A. The Target Card is Directly Designated by the Spectator
B. The Target Card is Indirectly Designated, and is Not Known to the Spectator
C. A Target "Position" is Designated
Simply Simon 222
J. W. Sarles After Dark different handling, spectator choses and loses card in corner of room, performer as well, both remove a card from spread and it's each other's cardRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 2) 17
Unknown Impossible! a card is found under extremely fair conditions Card College - Volume 2 363
Michael Skinner The Memorized Deck two memorized deck orders with different features Classic Sampler 35
Michael Close The Birthday Book memorized deck Workers Number 5 156
Allan Ackerman The Algorithm simplified calculation method for ACAAN with memorized deck Al Cardpone 25
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: Two Shakes memorized deck, featuring case shift Al Cardpone 26
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: Lazy Man's Version memorized deck Al Cardpone 32
Michael Skinner The Monkey's Paw memory demonstration, memorized deck, ending in new deck order Classic Sampler 37
Michael Skinner One for the Boys two card challenge divination, memorized deck, deck switch under table Classic Sampler 38
Michael Close Memorized Mama Fooler method with memorized deck and sticky card Workers Number 5 91
Michael Close On the Memorized Deck - Which Stack?
- Learning the Stack
- The Open Index
- Estimation
- False Shuffles
- Deck Switches
Workers Number 5 122
Michael Close The Wishing Trick named card comes to top, any card at any number, memorized deck Workers Number 5 126
Michael Close Two For Simon - Tut Tut four aces come together in deck reversed and trap selection, for memorized deck, Aronson Stack only Workers Number 5 131
Michael Close Flushed With Success Royal Flush is found in deck via stack and faros, for memorized deck, Aronson Stack onlyRelated to Workers Number 5 132
Michael Close Myopia two cards, estimation, inspired by Aronson's "Simon Eyes", memorized deck Workers Number 5 134
Michael Close, Allan Ackerman The Invisible Deck ungaffed, memorized deckRelated toVariations Workers Number 5 138
Michael Close, Roy Walton The Smiling Mule any named card appears in sandwich, memorized deckInspired byRelated to Workers Number 5 143
Michael Close Monkey in the Middle routine for Goldman's effect, named card appears in sandwich, memorized deckVariations Workers Number 5 145
Michael Close The Haunted Deck named card, memorized deck, small handRelated to Workers Number 5 148
Michael Close Full Deck Passover named card from red deck to blue deck, memorized deck Workers Number 5 152
Michael Close The Card Stab stabbing to any named card, memorized deckInspired by Workers Number 5 154
Edward Marlo Anyone - Anywhere three phases, memorized deck, stooge Al Cardpone 24
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: The Indicator number determined by value of another card, memorized deck Al Cardpone 30
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger Inspired by 13 Prophets 47
James Swain The Well Traveled Card deck in case and number up to 52 named, signed card dropped on case, it vanishes and reappears inside at named number Miracles with Cards 141
Ken Krenzel Under Wraps performer knows position of selection in shuffled deck, wrapped in a napkin, deck switch, memorized deck Ingenuities 168
Wesley James WJ's Spectator's Open Prediction spectator makes predictionInspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 24
Frederick Braue Braue Nikola Fish estimation and fishing The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 16
Frederick Braue Three Card Mindread three spectators remove cards from deck, performer divines themRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 17
Frederick Braue Three Card Mediumistic three spectators remove cards from deck, medium divines them, top cards code selectionsRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Allan Ackerman Another Anyone Anywhere thought of card's position predicted, then spectator divines position of performer's card, partial memorized deck and prediction pocket index (twelve items) I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 53
Steve Ehlers Three Card Location stack Low Down Dirty Tricks 20
Allan Ackerman A Close Encounter three thought of cards found, memorized deck Classic Handlings 18
Baltazar Fuentes Histed Heisted Again up to five spectators, ten cards eachInspired by
  • "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson)
Arempi II 16
Dai Vernon Mind Game number from five to ten named, deck shuffled by spectator, top four cards taken and arranged under table, placed back, card at position remembered by spectator and named by performer, six-card set-upRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 13
Roberto Giobbi A Case for Premonition one unprepared deck Concertos for Pasteboard 56
Chad Long A Card and A Number card at freely chosen number has red back and is predicted Some Other Stuff... 5
Gerd Winkler Bizarre, Bizarre performer removes his eye to find the selection, paper is stapled over eye height Concertos for Pasteboard 215
Steve Bedwell Stacked Thoughts three selections divined, one found with "think stop" procedure when cards are spread in front of spectator's eyes Thick Schtick! 22
Philip T. Goldstein Ancient Las Vegas Pulse Reading removed card is divined by pulse reading four times OCMC Notes 1
Jörg Alexander Weber Dreimal Unmöglich three-card challenge location, one thought-of from a sectionInspired by ZauberKunstStücke - Band 1 42
Neal Elias Marking Cards tactile marks with razor blade at edge of card, key card or fully marked, marking stack number instead of value Gambling Notes 4
Steve Ehlers Three Card Location stack Jiggery Pokery 4
Simon Aronson Twice as Hard Cards at named numbers for two free selectionsRelated to Try the Impossible 46
Simon Aronson Two Beginnings Spectator freely names card, another spectator freely chooses card, it matches (first published in Memories are Made of This, 1999) Try the Impossible 171
Simon Aronson The Invisible Card Freely named card vanishes, then vanishappears reversed in deck (first published in Memories are Made of This, 1999) Try the Impossible 175
Bob Kohler The Non-Memorized Deck three spectators cuts to cards and remember bottom cards, cue card, deck marked with stack numbers Kardz 7
Karl Fulves Psi-X No. 45, cut and shuffle procedure, only selection (probably) at stack position afterwardsAlso published here My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 102
John Cornelius Threefold three spectators cut the deck, remember the bottom card of the pile and put the cards in their pockets, three thought of cards are divinedAlso published here The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 81
Darwin Ortiz Maximum Risk catch 22, memorized deckInspired by
  • "One in Fifty-Two Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic Vol. 3, video)
Variations
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 80
Darwin Ortiz The Last Laugh smiling mule version, memorized deckInspired byRelated to Scams & Fantasies with Cards 91
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deckInspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 102
Allan Ackerman, Baltazar Fuentes An Ungaffed Ted do as i do type thing often done with marked cards, memorized deck Classic Handlings 21
David Berglas Memories are Made of This deck is memorized, entire deck named in order The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 344
David Berglas The Berglas Effect - Any Card at Any Number
- Jazz Magic
- A Foundation For Miracles
- The Bridge
- Expect the Unexpected
- The Psychology of Numbers
- On Stage
- Pointing the Effect
- A Different Presentation
- Sheer Devilment
- An Interlude
- In Conclusion
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 527
Al Baker Eyesight Trick memorized deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 712
Al Baker Strange Coincidence two decks, memorized deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 741
Al Baker Psychic Ball and Card Trick memorized deck, card at selected number predicted The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 730
Al Baker Wonderful Four Cards and Pellets Mystery Si Stebbins, Svengali The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 760
Karl Fulves Shift As Shuffle connecting multiple shift, diagonal palm shift and block transfers in riffle shuffle work, application to shuffle any card to top Open Index likeRelated to Off The Books (Issue 10) 185
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faroRelated to Card Fictions 78
Wesley James Fair Risk "final", "Spectator's Open Prediction", spectator makes predictionInspired by Enchantments 223
Eric Mead "Weighing the Cards" tip for stack method Tangled Web 96
Eric Mead Disorderly Conduct thoughts on stack management:
- Three Words about False Shuffles
- Attitude
- Variety
- Minimalism
- Incidental Handling of Cards
- The Bottom Card
- Dealing, Counting, and Spelling
- Dealing as Revelation
- Replacements and Reassembly
- The Overall Picture
- Advanced Chaos
Tangled Web 87
Eric Mead Implicate Order two though cards found with procedure that apparently mixes the cards Tangled Web 108
Eric Mead Lazy Restoration handling to restore reversed part of stackInspired by Tangled Web