20 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Verbal Magic
  
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Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Ernest W. Brady The Shiekh's Bequest mathematical problem, camels divided to sons, illustrated with cards The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 382) 357
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "Eddie" Cowles and Karl FulvesRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 466
Unknown The Lazy Magician No. 4, favorite of Blackstone, card and its position thought-of in ten-card packet, down-under-deal after some procedure Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force cardAlso published here Curioser 44
Sam Schwartz Forced March 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force cardInspired by Curioser 54
Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves The Square Ring 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructionsInspired byAlso published here Curioser 55
Unknown Tale of the Tape No. 44, tape recorder gives instructions from cassette to which a card is lost and found Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 86
Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands The Five Card Mix forcing a card from 5, see also George Sands "Prime Time" Impuzzibilities 21
Jim Steinmeyer Teleportation in spectator's hands Impuzzibilities 27
Jim Steinmeyer The King's Coronation spelling thing with 4-King packet, clubs is forced, no-touch Further Impuzzibilities 1
Ken De Courcy Well And Truly Shuffled cards added via bottom-and-lid-style card case, applied to an Ace production in which three spectators follow along with a packet and end up with an Ace reversed each
- KF Notes
Prolix (Issue 2) 106
Jim Steinmeyer The Password Fallacy nine card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card Subsequent Impuzzibilities 6
Jim Steinmeyer A Universal Password twelve card spelling trick using thought-of word to locate card Subsequent Impuzzibilities 8
Woody Aragon Before You Read Any Further...How To Find Your Other Half! spectator progressively discards small pack of torn cards, left with matching halves. also known as 'Love Ritual'. A Book in English 25
Jim Steinmeyer The Whammy ace assembly over phone Treacherous Impuzzibilities 12
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phoneInspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery Inspired by
  • "India Calling" (Eddie Joseph, Card Bonanza, 1950)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 22
Jim Steinmeyer The Irresistible Force from three cards (Six, Seven, Queen) the Seven is forced via counting procedure Devilish Impuzzibilities 7
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effectInspired by
  • "The Tobba Mystery" (Eddie Joseph, Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Devilish Impuzzibilities 21