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Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in two halves appear at same position, out for lost card
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
Stephen Simpson Universal Card-Incidence two decks, card thought of, performer and spectator each shuffle and deal cards out in certain patters, then the thought-of card is in same position in both deck
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 94) 581
George W. Lord, M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 777
Charles Terraneau Card-Incidence deck is cut in two, spectator and performer's selection are found at the same position
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 124
George G. Kaplan Numerology??? two decks, three cards are counted to in both decks and they match
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 49
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
  • One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
  • A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
  • Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
  • Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
Eddie Joseph Propensity of the Inanimate two selections end up at same positions in two piles
15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 3
Dr. Jacob Daley The Mathematical Card Trick No. 33, Two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time
Variations Scarne on Card Tricks 59
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same position
Variations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 935
Toni Koynini Koyincidence three thirds of deck, spectator selects card, when two packets are deal in unison, mates are at selection, not sure, twenty-sixth key
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 16
Al Leech Double Count selection and performer's card show up at the same position in two piles
Manipulating with Leech 18
Aage Darling Numero card is selected and returned, book tells which cards match which numbers, when card is named and the playing cards a second deck with numbers are dealt, number and selection are at the same place
I'll Read Your Mind 39
Alex Elmsley, Dai Vernon Elmsley's Card Coincidence Deck cut into two piles, a card selected in each pile, later shown to turn up at the same position, handling is by Vernon
Variations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 25
Edward Marlo Second Fooler with two selections in two halves of one deck, automatic placement
Faro Notes 50
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations
Faro Notes 62
Edward Marlo Impromptu Power two selections, performer makes two piles and selections are at same position in each pile
Riffle Shuffle Systems 37
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Variations Close-up Card Magic 114
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Close-up Card Magic 116
Jack Avis Coincidence-Again
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 69
Erwin Sloan Mated two decks, thought of number
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 377) 337
Edward Marlo 1835 two selections show up at same position in two piles, faro
Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selected cards in two piles turn up at the same position
Free Cut Principle 2
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 187
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous
  • Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
  • Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
  • Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 334
Karl Fulves Child's Play
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 364
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 378
Karl Fulves Faroincidence reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, non-slip cut, "The shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. With the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." Good luck!
The Book of Numbers 27
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control two peeked cards twenty-six apart, effect application in which two selection appear at same position in two halves
Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Gene Finnell The 26th Card two selections are in same position in two halves
Epilogue (Issue 14) 115
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffle
Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 487
Alex Redans Psychic Triplets three decks, two normal one Ultra mental deck
The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 50) 249
William Zavis Coincidence two selections are in same position in two halves and divined, faro
Epilogue (Issue 17) 158
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles, Cy Endfield Impromptu Miracle
Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Gene Finnell Control Cards two selections from two halves end up in the same position, handling uses two Jokers face-up in the halves that are later removed, Klondike shuffle
Gene Finnell's Card Magic 8
Gene Finnell Location incomplete faro control, Klondike shuffle, a face-up card ends up at same position as selection in other half
Gene Finnell's Card Magic 18
Gene Finnell Coincidence? two selection turn up at same position in two halves
  • Variation #1
  • Variation #2
  • Coincidence? with a Key Card
Gene Finnell's Card Magic 60
Ken Krenzel Two-Gether Again two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate
Afterthoughts 93
Francis Haxton Paired Choice in two piles of cards, two selected cards are found at the same position
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 60
Karl Fulves Diff Dice "Math Trix"
with two dice
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1059
Unknown Tom Haw - Becker Triple Prediction two decks named cards end up at same position, unclear description
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 145
Roger Smith Anyone For a Pile Trick? two cards peeked at in IF condition
The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 4
Nick Trost Intuition Card reversed by spectator in red pack matches card reversed in blue pack by magician, same position in deck as well
Also published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 7
Jack Avis, Unknown Matching Matches No. 12, two spectators take some matches and count them, they remember cards at their corresponding position, performer makes two piles and both cards are in same position
Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Sam Schwartz The Magic 13 No. 13, two spectators take a few cards and count them, they remember cards at their corresponding position, performer makes two piles and both cards are in same position
Self-Working Card Tricks 22
Unknown Child's Play No. 24
Self-Working Card Tricks 40
Unknown Double Disclosure No. 26
Self-Working Card Tricks 43
Hannes Höller Treffer two decks, cards turned over simultaneously and selections end up at same position
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 84
Karl Fulves Riffle Placement key at twenty-six, two selections made from incomplete riffle shuffle position, end up twenty-six apart, coincidence when dealt from two piles simultaneously - both selections at same position
Riffle Shuffle Control 4
Robin Robertson Robin's Riffle two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position
Variations Riffle Shuffle Control 22
Eddie Joseph Ultimate Match No. 58, one card cut to in one deck, matches position in second deck, inverse stacks
Variations Self-Working Mental Magic 96
Steve Beam Double Choice two selected cards, same position in both halves
Magic — The Vanishing Art 41
Al Smith, Peter Kane Seconds Out mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, based on Peter Kane's "Son Of Tetradism"
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 803
Karl Fulves Twogether two eleven-card packets with Ace through Jack from two decks are dealt, predicted value matches in position and backs transpose
The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1352
Karl Fulves Linear A Power of Thought variations, posed as problem
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
Simon Aronson, David Solomon Doublestop two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
Variations
Sessions 5
William Zavis Linear 'Z' one cards put face up in half of deck, mate at same position in other
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 377
Peter Plotkin No Hands Smyth's Myth two selections in two piles appear at same position despite shuffling
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 735
Simon Lovell Double Coincedence "Coincidence" (sic)
two cards end up in same position in two piles, using one-handed second deal
Also published here Second to None 39
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 357
Edward Marlo In the Same Place two cards in two halves appear at same position, IF control
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Edward Marlo Staggering Power of Thought mates found when dealing through two halves simultaneously
Inspired byVariations M.I.N.T. — Volume I 16
Edward Marlo Incomplete Power Of Thought
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 20
Edward Marlo The 50% Miracle faro
Inspired by
  • "Controlled Thoughts" (Sydney Lawrence, Ten Self-Working Master Effects)
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 182
Gary Plants Miracle Dealer spectator and performer select a card, both get half the cards and start dealing, suddenly performer says stop and on top of both halves are the selections
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 26) 454
Bob King Dual Count-Down two cards chosen in two piles out of hand, both deal in unison and performer calls "stop", both selections are there and performer names one of them
Inspired by Magician Foolers 11
Edward Marlo Impromptu Ayes of the Gods either the two selections are in same position in two halves, or they are located via fishing
Inspired by Cardfixes 2
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Inspired byAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 734
Jon Racherbaumer Making Smith More Mythic two selections occupy the same position in two halves
Card Finesse II 225
Karl Fulves Diamond Jack Jr. selection in one half is at same position as detective card in other half, story really improvised with eight cards
Deceptive Practices 39
Dany Ray Un Billon de Probabilidades en Contra two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to Curry's Power of Thought
Related toAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 108
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Two edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), Triumph with End Strippers, two selections (one only thought of) from two piles end up next to each other
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 12
Philip T. Goldstein Nexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles
Thabbatical 82
Philip T. Goldstein Annexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles
Thabbatical 86
Philip T. Goldstein Sannexus performer's and spectator's selection are in same position in two piles
Thabbatical 88
Gene Maze Duo-Mental two selections in two piles end up at same position, using one-handed bottom deal
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 104
Gene Maze Mated cards dealt from both hands simultaneously, stopped several times, mates each time
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 106
Karl Fulves Shadow Play spectator remembers card at small number, two decks used to count down after some procedure, selection in both decks at same position
Rigmarole (Issue 6) 65
Karl Fulves Sympathy for the Devil twelve cards removed from shuffled deck, a packet of cards is removed from envelope and both dealt simultaneously, one card is reversed in prediction packet and it matches the card in the other packet and also a prediction
Related to Verbatim (Issue 10) 141
Wylee Packer Four-Way Smyth's Myth with four packets
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 7) 2530
Simon Aronson Doublestop Simplified two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile
  • Key Method
  • "No Key" Method
Inspired by Simply Simon 79
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
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Inspired byAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 96
Steve Beam A Match Made in Knightdale two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Also published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 99
Karl Fulves Little Alice mate coincidence with odd-backed cards in two packets, one handled behind back, red/blue double backer
Inspired byRelated to Underworld (Issue 3) 32
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decks
Inspired by
  • "The Invisible Influence Principle" (Eddie Joseph, The Invisible Influence, 1951)
Also published here
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
Peter Duffie Matchical Mix Two Cards, Two Piles, Same position - selection and mate
Effortless Card Magic 40
Peter Duffie An Interesting Use of That Principle Two cards, two piles, same position + prediction kicker
Effortless Card Magic 44
Peter Duffie The Automatic Locator
Effortless Card Magic 85
Simon Lovell Double Coincidence two cards end up in same position in two piles
  • Bonus Method Number One
  • Bonus Method Number Two
Also published here Simon Says! 198
Karl Fulves PK Dice "Three tricks"
two seven-card packets dealt one by one, only the card matches that was chosen with a die throw earlier
Underworld (Issue 7) 98
Karl Fulves Brainchild "Three tricks"
two six-card packets dealt one by one, only the card matches that was chosen with a die throw earlier
Related to Underworld (Issue 7) 98
Ellis Stanyon Two Packs Shuffled and Card Found in Same Position in Each No. 47
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 83
Karl Fulves Igor two packets, card chosen in one matches up with vampire in other packet when counted simultaneously
Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
Lost Vampire Secrets 173
Karl Fulves Fast Food two ordered ace through ten piles, card chosen from one, then counted simultaneously, card in other pile at same position changes to Jack of Spades and comes out in pieces from container (cauldron)
Lost Vampire Secrets 181
Manfred Bacia Perfect Harmony two decks, three time spectators find same card then pairs end up at same position in the deck
Related to Concertos for Pasteboard 4
Steve Beam Deal Stopper two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 148
Karl Fulves, Walter Rollins Double Find No. 6
New Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Karl Fulves Brainchild No. 16, two sets from Ace to Six are cut by spectator and one replaced by a signed Four, when cards are dealt in two rows, the Fours are the only ones that match
Related to New Self-Working Card Tricks 26
Karl Fulves Stop or Else! No. 24, "Stop or else" written on Joker
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 49
Jack Avis Countback two piles dealt in unison until indicator card, then spelled to find selection, partial faro
Ahead of the Pack 100
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Synchronicity two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 93
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Quickie Match two decks, two numbers named, cards at that number match, using Killer Count
Killer Koncepts 27
Dany Ray One in a Billion two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to Curry's Power of Thought
Related toAlso published here The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 132
Jack Avis Coincidence - Again
Also published here Rara Avis 37
Jack Avis A Few Steps Further On two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position, Fulves's Riffle Shuffle Control
Inspired by Rara Avis 56
Jack Avis Simultwins two handlings, optional faro
Rara Avis 120
Michael Powers Cut and Run ideas of placement principle
  • Simple COincidence
  • Faro 53
  • Use of a Special Key Card
  • Non Faro Method
  • Another Approach
Inspired byRelated to Power Plays 131
Stewart James Matchimera
Also published here
  • First Call To Cards, 1954
The Essential Stewart James 125
Justin Higham Off-Centre Coincidence Deck is split in half, dealt down, two selections appear at the same time
Inspired by Dexterity Manual 51
Gene Maze Stopper spectator inserts top card reversed in deck, another deck is deal in unison with this one and a match occurs at reversed card, with Open Prediction themed variation
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 4) 226
Mel Bennett Follow The Money two decks, four coins, four cards chosen from one deck, cards counted according to coin values, chosen cards match cards in other deck when turned over in unison
Prolix (Issue 5) 300
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Out On Location two piles, dealt simultaneously, one card shows up face-up and at same position in other half is previous selection
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 8) 496
Tony Econ Triple Coincidence card reversed in a deck, card selected in other deck, same card found at same position, cards found to be of the other decks
The F.F.F.F. Book 89
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Hacer lo Imposible two selections in two piles show up at same position, hands-off
Inspired by
  • "Impossible" (Eddie Joseph, 1952)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 17
Tomas Blomberg Estimated Sunken Key two selected cards by spectator and magician, spectator deals the deck in six piles, two possible endings:
first ending: both cards are next to each other in the same pile
second ending: both cards are in the same position in different piles
Inspired by Blomberg Laboratories 134
Tomas Blomberg Late Key Two selected cards from a deck, one is lost and the other one is placed in spectator´s pocket. This deck and another one are dealt at the same time, magician stops at the first selected card and at the duplicate of the second selection
Related to
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph, Staggered, 1950)
Blomberg Laboratories 137
Steve Beam Progressive Mating Season (VII)
  • The Work
  • Phase II
  • Phase III - Progressive Transformation
  • Phase IV - The Entire Deck Changes
Also published here Tea Time With The Pasteboards 2
Ryan Plunkett The Nearly Final Countdown Spectator peeks at card, mates appear at same position in two halves
Related to A New Angle 76
Ramón Riobóo Ram-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 139
Lorenz Schär Coincidencia Banal Total Coincidence routine using one deck, three phases, bluff
Inspired by Cards Against Reality 123
Helder Guimarães Synchronicity "An Act of Pure Luck"
  • First and Second Phase: spectator and performer each select a card from half the deck and find each other's cards, spectator via Tantalizer
  • Third Phase: cards at chosen position in both halves match, then whole deck is mated
Inspired by Secret Language — Volume 1 432
Michael Weber GPS out-of-hand selection procedure, advertising card appears at same position in one half as selection in other
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2)) 237