coincidence? no. prevision? yes \n three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck \n george g. kaplan \n the "my best" coincidence \n peter kane \n freakish miracle #3 \n tomas blomberg
1945
my best
George G. Kaplan

Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes

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coincidence \n repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneously \n bill simon \n the power of thought \n paul curry \n will \n unknown
1952
effective card magic
Bill Simon

Coincidence

Inspired byRelated to

1952


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coincidental \n \n francis haxton
1957
hokus pokus
Francis Haxton

Coincidental

1957


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improbable coincidence... \n \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Improbable Coincidence...

1968


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brown1 \n two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro \n fred lessor
1969
epilogue
Fred Lessor

Brown1

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an odd gray coincidence \n two packets from different decks, question and faro shuffling procedure before coincidence \n karl fulves
1970
faro & riffle technique
Karl Fulves

An Odd Gray Coincidence

1970


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swinford's myth \n 1415 force, faro, new deck order \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Swinford's Myth

1971


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the "my best" coincidence \n two decks shuffled and counted down until match occurs, this card is predicted \n peter kane \n coincidence? no. prevision? yes \n george g. kaplan
1971
another card session with peter kane
Peter Kane

The "My Best" Coincidence

Inspired by

1971


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opposite conjunction \n two decks, using "basic riffle shuffle stack" (npo variant)
 second method  reverse zarrow \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle technique — preliminary notes on part two
Karl Fulves

Opposite Conjunction

1973


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more power to the thought \n one deck \n paul curry
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

More Power To The Thought

1974


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multiple thought power \n two decks, with three selections simultaneously \n paul curry
1976
multiple thought power
Paul Curry

Multiple Thought Power

1976


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more power of thought \n stay stack, faro, penelope's principle \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

More Power Of Thought

1977


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column correspondence \n faro, penelope's principle \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Column Correspondence

1977


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double coincidence \n finding mates ala power of thought, then the other two mates as well, faro, penelope's principle, full deck stack \n murray bonfeld
1977
faro concepts
Murray Bonfeld

Double Coincidence

1977


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probabilistic power of thought \n two shuffled decks, a match is likely \n tom bowyer
1981
origins
Tom Bowyer

Probabilistic Power of Thought

1981


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linear a \n power of thought variations, posed as problem \n karl fulves \n linear a \n karl fulves \n sympathy for the devil \n karl fulves
1981
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Linear A

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linear a \n two halves, a card in one half reversed, when counted down a mate is in same position in other half, multiple methods
 la #1 to la #8
 linear b
 linear c \n karl fulves \n ace in hole \n gordon r. mckenney \n linear a \n karl fulves
1983
hardcore aces
Karl Fulves

Linear A

Related to

1983


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do you wish to continue? \n two decks, named card is at the same position \n barrie richardson \n do you want to continue? \n barrie richardson \n do continue \n barrie richardson
1984
pabular
Barrie Richardson

Do You Wish to Continue?

VariationsAlso published here

July 1984


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a mental combination \n  a multiple coincidence
 impromptu power of thought
four thoughtof cards matched with another deck, powerofthought with two decks, see page 55 (addendum) for addition \n edward marlo
1989
so soon?
Edward Marlo

A Mental Combination

1989


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returned to the nest \n two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure \n alex elmsley
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

Returned to the Nest

1991


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arithmateic \n some cards are cut, rest is cut into two piles, number of cutoff cards determines coincidence in two tabled packets \n alex elmsley \n mathemateics \n denis behr \n alex elmsley \n routined arithmateic \n denis behr \n elmsley plus 101 \n nick trost
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

ArithMateIc

Variations

1991


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pother \n one deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, penelope principle, all mates twentysix apart \n alex elmsley
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

Pother

1991


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shadowed \n sunken key is used for selection \n alex elmsley \n impossible foreshadowed \n larry jennings
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

Shadowed

Variations

1991


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buried treasure i \n one deck, distant key, fair selection process \n alex elmsley
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

Buried Treasure I

1991


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the memphis matchmaker \n one deck, faro placement \n alex elmsley
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

The Memphis Matchmaker

1991


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the right place, the right time \n one deck, procedure heavy \n alex elmsley
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

The Right Place, The Right Time

1991


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the book of fortunes \n humorous presentation, selection derived at by "powerofthought"coincidence is predicted in book \n alex elmsley \n pure devilry \n peter duffie
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

The Book of Fortunes

Variations

1991


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for nikola routine \n could be done with any stack \n paul curry \n frederick braue
1992
the fred braue notebooks
Paul Curry, Frederick Braue

For Nikola Routine

1992


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un billon de probabilidades en contra \n two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to curry's power of thought \n dany ray \n "ilusionismo" n° 173/4, 1959 \n the power of thought \n paul curry \n one in a billion \n dany ray
1992
la magia de ascanio — vol. 3
Dany Ray

Un Billon de Probabilidades en Contra

Related toAlso published here

1992


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the more frequent miracle \n two people deal cards from shuffled decks until two cards match, matching card is predicted reversed in third deck, repeated by reversing new card and cutting other two decks \n ted lesley \n tom bowyer's "the frequent miracle" in "the sphinx" vol. 39, nr. 3. p. 67. 1940.
1994
paramiracles
Ted Lesley

The More Frequent Miracle

Inspired by Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 39, Nr. 3. P. 67. 1940.

1994


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le tour inexpliqué \n two decks, two cards at same position \n claude rix \n la coupe inversée \n claude rix \n hervé pigny
1995
claude rix et ses 52 partenaires
Claude Rix

Le Tour inexpliqué

Related to

1995


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will \n deck separated in two halves, one card selected, mate appears at same position in other half \n unknown \n coincidence \n bill simon
1996
the fred braue notebooks

Will

Related to

1996


23



mirror power \n variation of power of thought, four of a kind produced as they are at same position in two piles, matches spectator's thought of value \n peter duffie \n the power of thought \n paul curry \n money power \n roy walton \n powerth, peter duffie, 1993
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

Mirror Power

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Powerth, Peter Duffie, 1993

1997


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two way mirror \n variation of power of thought, two spectators think of a value each, when two piles are dealt, the only matching pairs of mates matches the two thought of values \n peter duffie \n the power of thought \n paul curry \n powerth, peter duffie, 1993
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

Two Way Mirror

Inspired byAlso published here Powerth, Peter Duffie, 1993

1997


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do you want to continue? \n two decks, named card is at the same position, faced deck \n barrie richardson \n do you wish to continue? \n barrie richardson
1999
theater of the mind
Barrie Richardson

Do You Want to Continue?

Also published here

1999


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the power of thought \n \n paul curry \n coincidence \n bill simon \n mirror power \n peter duffie \n two way mirror \n peter duffie \n one in a billion \n dany ray \n un billon de probabilidades en contra \n dany ray \n staggering power of thought \n edward marlo \n pure devilry \n peter duffie \n the badluck card \n ramón riobóo
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

The Power of Thought

Related toVariations

2001


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more power to the thought \n one deck \n paul curry
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

More Power to the Thought

2001


314



play your strength \n  from my thoughts
card only thought of, one deck dealt face up and one face down \n barrie richardson \n do continue \n barrie richardson
2001
genii
Barrie Richardson

Play Your Strength

Also published here

Mar. 2001


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coincidence by design \n two chosen cards match when two decks are turned up one by one simultaneously \n dennis green \n psicycle \n jerry k. hartman
2002
latter day secrets
Dennis Green

Coincidence By Design

Related to

2002


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pure devilry \n  phase one  fortuity
 phase two  a date to remember \n peter duffie \n the power of thought \n paul curry \n the book of fortunes \n alex elmsley
2004
subtle miracles
Peter Duffie

Pure Devilry

Inspired by

2004


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do continue \n card only thought of, one deck dealt face up and one face down \n barrie richardson \n do you wish to continue? \n barrie richardson \n play your strength \n barrie richardson
2005
act two
Barrie Richardson

Do Continue

Inspired byAlso published here

2005


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one in a billion \n two decks, two cards at same position, two methods, very similar to curry's power of thought \n dany ray \n "ilusionismo" n° 173/4, 1959 \n un billon de probabilidades en contra \n dany ray \n the power of thought \n paul curry
2006
the magic of ascanio — studies of card magic
Dany Ray

One in a Billion

Related toAlso published here

2006


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psicycle \n two halves, dealt in unison facedown, spectator indicates a few pairs that are set aside, they match \n jerry k. hartman \n "tricycle" (jim turnpaugh, linking ring, jan. 2008, p. 105) \n coincidence by design \n dennis green \n back story \n karl fulves
2009
prolix
Jerry K. Hartman

PsiCycle

Inspired by "TriCycle" (Jim Turnpaugh, Linking Ring, Jan. 2008, p. 105)
Related to

2009


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a coincidence combination \n two thirteencard packets, power of thought, then all pairs match \n nick trost \n a swindle of sorts \n paul curry \n "the power of thought" (paul curry, 1947 manuscript)
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

A Coincidence Combination

Inspired by

2009


316



a coincidence and divination routine \n 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 \n nick trost \n blindsight \n nick trost \n "application of gilbreath" (geoffrey scalbert, there's a trick in it, 1987) \n staggered  prime presentation \n eddie joseph
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

A Coincidence and Divination Routine

Inspired by

2009


354



one girl two decks \n spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber
2010
the taom intelligencer
Michael Weber

One Girl Two Decks

Also published here

2010


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one girl two decks \n spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber
2011
knew & improved
Michael Weber

One Girl Two Decks

Also published here

2011


10



one girl two decks \n spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber
2011
denverismilitude
Michael Weber

One Girl Two Decks

Also published here

2011


10



total cardmatching routine \n  phase one  miracle do as i do
 phase two  the power ofthought
 phase three  swindle switch \n nick trost \n miracle do as i do \n warren wiersbe
2011
subtle card creations — volume 3
Nick Trost

Total CardMatching Routine

Inspired by

2011


596



one girl two decks \n spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber
2012
blackpool twenty twelve
Michael Weber

One Girl Two Decks

Also published here

2012


10



fate mates \n card named by each performer and spectator, written on paper pieces, two halves, one card outjogged, both dealt in unison, both named cards show up \n jack avis \n karl fulves \n back story \n karl fulves \n tupax into one \n jack avis
2012
prolix
Jack Avis, Karl Fulves

Fate Mates

Related to

2012


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flummoxed \n three phases, singledeck approach for eddie joseph's "staggered" stack \n jim steinmeyer \n eddie joseph \n staggered  prime presentation \n eddie joseph
2013
ensuing impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph

Flummoxed

Inspired by

2013


18



elmsley plus 101 \n arithmateic followed by koran fivestar type prediction (with credit information on p. 757) \n nick trost \n arithmateic \n alex elmsley
2013
subtle card creations — volume 4
Nick Trost

Elmsley Plus 101

Inspired by

2013


754



one girl two decks \n spectator cuts to card and cases deck, performer names number, when counting down to this number in the deck and a second prediction deck both end up with selection \n michael weber \n one girl two decks \n michael weber
2014
old dog
Michael Weber

One Girl Two Decks

Also published here

2014


8



the freakish miracle \n frequent miracle type of effect, using three decks with their backs openly marked, two deck dealt through until a match occurs, match at same position in third deck but on other side of card \n tomas blomberg \n "the frequent miracle" (tom bowyer, the sphinx, vol. 39 no. 3, may 1940)
2014
blomberg laboratories
Tomas Blomberg

The Freakish Miracle

Inspired by "The Frequent Miracle" (Tom Bowyer, The Sphinx, Vol. 39 No. 3, May 1940)

2014


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mathemateics \n in a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. the magician cuts the remainder in two. dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. this is repeated two times. \n denis behr \n alex elmsley \n arithmateic \n alex elmsley \n routined arithmateic \n denis behr
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 10
Denis Behr, Alex Elmsley

MatheMateIcs

Inspired byAlso published here

2015


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routined arithmateic \n packet cut off and counted, rest is cut into two piles, number counted down in both piles and mates show up, three phases
 setup from tamariz stack \n denis behr \n arithmateic \n alex elmsley \n mathemateics \n denis behr \n alex elmsley
2018
handcrafted card magic — volume 3
Denis Behr

Routined ArithMateic

Inspired byAlso published here

2018


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power matcha \n after some single card matches the whole deck ends up in pairs \n friedrich roitzsch \n mating season \n denis behr
2023
instructions for miracles
Friedrich Roitzsch

Power Matcha

Inspired by

2023


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