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Charles T. Jordan Satan's Trance No. 26, four cards removed from thirty-two-card deck and put in envelope, lights out, when lights are back on the names of cards are written on envelopeVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 70
Dr. Ford Rogers Rough-Smooth as Haptic Cue Thirty Card Mysteries 71
Unknown Red or Black deck of all black cards becomes all red, face-up face-down alternating cards as impromptu rough-smooth principle Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 231
E. L. Whitford Red or Black cards are shown all red or black, or all blue backed, then red backed, also rough smooth, end stripper deckRelated toAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 281
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Judson S. Brown A Super-Reverse Problem any card called for reverses itself, invisible deck with waxed pairs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 335
Unknown The Rough and Smooth Principle Greater Magic 530
Unknown Diachylon Thought Control named card has different back, rough smooth Greater Magic 497
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper construction of deck followed by four applicationsRelated to Greater Magic 531
Dai Vernon Brain Wave Deck brainwaveRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 341
Theodore Annemann The Roughened Card Formulae The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 71) 482
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughedAlso published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 216
Al Baker "Roughing" It recipe & commentsAlso published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 158
Al Baker Al Baker Number Force with cards, waxed or roughedAlso published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 220
Frederick Mosteller Encore! spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, count-spellInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 236
Frederick Braue Bravo Encore Reprise count-spellInspired by The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 69) 280
Orville Wayne Meyer Predictopack My Best 101
Frederick Mosteller, Frederick Braue, Orville Wayne Meyer Encore Spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, three versions, count-spellRelated to My Best 103
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson's Discontented Card The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 422
Cyril Marriott Affinities thought of card and unknown selection in envelope are predicted, with mental masterpiece card case and Pop-Eyed Popper cardsRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 107) 431
Al Baker Prediction Trick gaffed, prediction written on Joker The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Card Trio) 501
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Book Test page selected with rough-smooth deck Rough & Smooth Possibilities 10
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Master Pack deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins arrangementRelated toAlso published here Rough & Smooth Possibilities 7
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Memory Supreme gaffed methodInspired by Rough & Smooth Possibilities 9
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. One-Way Deck partial rough-smooth Rough & Smooth Possibilities 13
Edward Marlo The Marlo Miracle Deck long-short deck with short ends and sides, all faces roughed and every other card reversed in menetekel pairs The Marlo Miracle Deck 1
Edward Marlo Effect No. 1 spectator peeks at card in fingertip position, performer names it The Marlo Miracle Deck 1
Edward Marlo Effect No. 2 assistant names peeked-at card The Marlo Miracle Deck 1
Edward Marlo Effect No. 3 peeked-at card turns over The Marlo Miracle Deck 2
Edward Marlo Effect No. 4 peeked-at card is reversed by performer behind back The Marlo Miracle Deck 2
Edward Marlo Effect No. 5 spectator thinks of card as they are riffled by slowly, this card reverses The Marlo Miracle Deck 2
Edward Marlo Effect No. 6 spectator thinks of card as they are riffled by slowly, this card reverses at named number The Marlo Miracle Deck 3
Edward Marlo Effect No. 7 peeked-at card is spelled to and found reversed The Marlo Miracle Deck 3
Edward Marlo Effect No. 8 unknown card reversed in a deck, it matches peeked-at card from second deck The Marlo Miracle Deck 4
Edward Marlo Effect No. 9 unknown card reversed in a deck, it matches stopped-at card from second deck The Marlo Miracle Deck 5
Edward Marlo Effect No. 10 peeked-at card is shown reversed with table spread, optional ambitious card sequence follow-up The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Edward Marlo Effect No. 11 cards dealt face-up/face-down alternately, yet all cards are face-down again The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Edward Marlo Effect No. 12 The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Edward Marlo Suggested Pitch Routine for Marlo Miracle Deck, composed from above effects The Marlo Miracle Deck 8
Dr. Spencer Thornton Minds In Unison a city and an auto license plate are selected, they match and were predicted too Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 18
Edward Marlo Gaffed Method for "Double Thought", roughed Mene-Tekel Deck, two methodsVariations Marlo Meets His Match 24
Jochen Zmeck Forcierspiele forcing decks, chapter intro Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 10
Unknown Nudist-Deck Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 12
Unknown Spectator Locates Card Related to
  • "Routined Manipulation 1" (Lewis Ganson)
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 12
Unknown Der zerrissene Gedanke deck is cut in half, two half-cards are chosen, they match and form a single card Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 15
Al Baker Al Bakers Nummer-Force with number cardsAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 16
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Kartenspiel und Briefmarke spectator sticks stamp on back of any card, this card happens to have a stamp on the face as well and is predicted Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 19
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Unknown Kosmische Strahlen triple transformation deck, rough-smooth and short-long Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 14
Jochen Zmeck Medium partial rough-smooth, red and black alternate, then force blocks, three phases:
1. spectator says if top card is red or black, he is always right
2. spectator names position of a given card, the card is at that position
3. performer put unknown card in pocket, spectator divines it
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 18
Al Koran Erfüllte Gedankenwünsche two cards selected and spectators find them with small number or stop, two-card mirage deck, partial rough-smooth Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 23
Bill Edwards Out of this World II partial rough-smoothAlso published here
  • Abracadabra No. 698, p. 344, 1959
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Anyone You Touch Hull's Nu-Idea Deck with prediction paper between cards Between Two Minds 22
Jochen Zmeck Die Präparation tips for applying rough-smoothRelated to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 4
Unknown Gestempelt! card freely selected, stamp put on back, a seal mark appears on it Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck Das Meister-Spiel deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book testAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Jochen Zmeck Kartenwanderungen comment that a deck which he read about, in which any reversed card disappears (all faced roughed), is not practical because the preparation doesn't hold up over time Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 12
Aldini Gedankendrucken nudist deck variations
Methode 1: Das Rasputin-Spiel
Methode 2: Aldinis Spielkarten-Presse (named card is printed)
Also published here
  • "Rough Stuff" (Al Aldini & Joe Berg)
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 23
Ace Gorham Pull Yourself Together HEX! 21
Aldini How to Apply Roughing Fluid Roughingly Yours 6
Aldini, Joe Berg Explanation of "Super Roughing" Not covering entire surface with roughing fluid, so can easily split the cards up (reprinted from "Rough Stuff" by Joe Berg and Aldini) Roughingly Yours 6
Aldini, Ronald Haines Color Affinity Out of this World Roughingly Yours 13
Aldini The Genie Deck Uses Joe Berg Atomic Deck. Magician manages to place peeked at card next to freely thought of card (cards are never named) Roughingly Yours 22
Aldini Double-Gali Deck changes to all Four of Spades, then all Six of Clubs, then back to regular deck Roughingly Yours 23
Aldini Predict-O-Deck Prediction written on card matches selection Roughingly Yours 26
Aldini Thot-O-Vision Deck Freely selected card matches prediction card placed previously in envelope Roughingly Yours 36
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of cardInspired by Roughingly Yours 38
Aldini Finale Touch Deck Prediction written on card matches free selection Roughingly Yours 39
Aldini The Goofy Deck Make spectator select a reversed-color card (red Two of Clubs) as a gag Roughingly Yours 40
Aldini Super Nudist Deck Nudist Deck, but can show deck to have faces and backs without riffling, but by just spreadingInspired by
  • "Nudist Deck" (R. W. Hull)
Roughingly Yours 43
Aldini, Frank Shields Invisible Control Invisible Deck type of presentation, but freely named card is invisibly placed in empty envelope. Deck is shown to not contain the card, because it is now really in the envelope Roughingly Yours 44
Aldini, Joe Berg, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Supremonition Freely named card is found vanished from the deck, Joker then changes into selection Roughingly Yours 46
Karl Fulves As A Vanish placing sticky card next to selection with faro, also rough-smooth method Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 53
Alan Shaxon Card Mentalism for Two four people select a card and card is put in envelope, then one envelope is chosen, medium knows who's card it is and reveals it's identity My Kind of Magic 46
Gene Lawton Ultra Reverse deck pocketed, spectator removes card, when deck is spread, its mate is reversed The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 331
Edward Marlo Logical Challenge Cards to Pocket ungaffed and rough-smooth version, inspired by Larry Jennings' "Challenge Cards to Pocket" (Genii May 1970) Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 301
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe The Lost Trick of R.W. Hull "An Article On The Hypnotic Joker"
two spectators select face-down cards at table them, then name any cards, they match
Related to
  • "Hypnotic Joker" (Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1962)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 400
Stewart Judah Sneaky Card Stab described by John Brown, wrapped in paper and stabbed by spectator, using a Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper / Nu-Idea forcing deck The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 20) 98
Gerald Kosky Coincidence ?? rough smooth Card Cavalcade 63
Gerald Kosky Tel-A-Prediction person on phone names number from one to fifty-two, card is predicted The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 68) 337
Edward Marlo Splitting a Thought two cards are stuck together face to face and turn out to be two thought-of cards, rough-smooth The Unexpected Card Book 49
Karl Fulves Think of Something prediction in form of mate in envelope, ultra-mental deck Close-Up Mental Magic 26
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Oh! Calcutta! two cards predicted, with two different colored pensInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 100) 499
Aldini Mind Bender spectator cuts a packet and deals cards on table, performer predicts on a card when spectator is out of cards and whether his last card is red or black The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 107) 533
Frederick M. Shields Lilith drawing appears on canvas, postcards with famous places and sights The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 109) 542
Jon Racherbaumer No Force Vanish & Recovery two cards vanish in deck and reappear, roughed deck, see also Fulves' Jumping GeminiRelated to Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 11
Scotty York, Samuel Berland Simplex Card in the Purse card is signed by performer and spectator then torn and vanished only to be rediscovered and restored in the purse Lecture 51
Arthur Hill Numbers Up deck of number cards, design duplication on two cards, mirror in lap The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 5) 872
Edward Marlo The Mental Secret thought of Card matches card chosen from another pack, rough smooth menetekelRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 204
Alan Shaxon Twisted Psychometry three cards change into selections, with a display board Practical Sorcery 23
Erwin Schussel Joker medium stops before joker, repeated with medium in other room, story of an encounter between Jimmy Grippo and Dai VernonRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 169) 842
Al Mann Break Through card and headline prediction, nest of envelope sent to a member of the audience by mail Break Through 1
Philip T. Goldstein Another Birthday birthday number is counted from the deck and card predicted Notions 10
Philip T. Goldstein Another Birthday birthday number is counted from the deck and card predicted A Transatlantic Lecture 4
E. L. Whitford Rot oder Schwarz all cards shown red turn into black cards, end stripper, as WithfordAlso published here Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 123
Edward Marlo Triumph without selection Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 124
Edward Marlo Rauh-Glatt-Peek-Spiel peek deck Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 126
Edward Marlo Rauh-Glatt-Geistino thought of card turns over in deck Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 127
Edward Marlo New Approach to a Revisit freely thought of card is placed on table and other card is located, using two rough and smooth decks Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 172
Karrell Fox Gamblecture ideas for a gambling lecture
- loaded dice gag (exploding sound)
- baby shoes gag
- false cuts with three colored woods
- pseudo deck switch (nudist)
- "bottoms" gag, pin-up girls
Another Book 317
Larry Becker Bullseye six bullet holes in spectator's card, with gun The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 133
Roger Crosthwaite Partial Brainwave invisible dice, partial gaffed Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 929
Basil Horwitz Challenge Mental Hypnotic Suggestion two spectators select a card, prediction states that second spectator has same card as first but thinks he has selected another card The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 32
Thomas Alan Waters Coincideck two decks, three cards from one deck are put face up at random places into other deck, next to the same cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 220
Thomas Alan Waters Spyhole mask prediction / revelation, word on a card is chosen and prediction is another card with holes on it, when held on a text it reveals the chosen wordVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 313
Robert Hirsch Killer Triumph FMO rough and smooth, see credit corrections on page 864 and variation on page 899 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 781
Edward Marlo Double Thought Prediction two cards predicted on other cards, rough smooth deck, five handlings Marlo's Plus Package 71
Karl Fulves Roughing Fluid history of its development A History of the Brainwave Principle 17
Karl Fulves The Super Roughing Principle partial rough smooth, credit information A History of the Brainwave Principle 74
Al Baker Roughing It commentsAlso published here A History of the Brainwave Principle 79
Judge E. H. C. Wethered On the Rough Smooth Principle partial roughing A History of the Brainwave Principle 88
Karl Fulves, Dai Vernon Faro Boxes on gaffed faro boxes and using rough-smooth cards
- The Richard Buffum Tapes
- The Faro Box
- Sand Tell
- Needle Tell
- The Two-Card Box
- Faro Box Technique
- The Two-Card Box
- Second Dealing Boxes
A History of the Brainwave Principle 21
Walter Scott Walter's own original Formula and Method for "Slick Ace" from a letter by Eddie McGuire to Dai Vernon A History of the Brainwave Principle 47
Ramee Sami Conjuror's Magazine Column story about Brainwave, Dai Vernon, Paul FoxAlso published here
  • The Conjuror's Magazine, July 1946, Vol. 2 No. 7
A History of the Brainwave Principle 87
Les Scheyer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 899
Thomas Alan Waters Pierception with box, thought of card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 527
Edward Marlo Transposition of Two Rough-and-Smooth Cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 700
Thomas Alan Waters Circlet two cards, one with female and one with male symbol, prediction of two cards for a man and a woman, written on the fitting cards Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 688
Thomas Alan Waters Synchrowave two decks, same card is selectedInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 691
Albert Goshman Nudist Deck deck with no faces or backs have faces and backs appear and disappear. Magic By Gosh 91
Karl Fulves Little Red Encore Brainwave deck is assembled with faro in front of audience Riffle Shuffle Methods 37
David Regal Peaks & Valleys "A Complete Routine For The McCombical Prediction Deck" Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 11&12) 20
John Bannon Adjective Dancing "Fred"/"Oscar"/... version with adjectives on the back instead of names, rough smooth, including "A non-rough-smooth handling" Secret Weapons 20
Edward Marlo The Twenty-Six Cent Trick card with stamp on back is shuffled into deck, any card selected from face is the one, gaffed deck versionInspired by The Olram File (Issue 8) 8
Steve Beam Impaired named card ends up between jokersVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 48) 871
Michael Close, Stewart James Coda Chrome rough smooth Workers Number 4 3
James Swain The Blank Deck cards become blank except selection, then back to normal, Nudist deck Miracles with Cards 60
David Regal Photo Finish Handling of Mental Photography Deck Close-Up & Personal 239
David Regal Flight of Fancy Card teleports from one deck to another, very fair Close-Up & Personal 247
David Regal Diamonds in the Rough on rough-smooth Close-Up & Personal 233
David Regal The Deja Vu Deck Card chosen from blank deck transforms into freely named card Close-Up & Personal 233
John Cornelius Prints Valiant blank paper printed into business cards, long-short, lettering as impromptu rough-smooth The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 5
John Cornelius Roughly Mental stack of blank business cards, spectator names number, at that position is the only printed card and the number is written on it, lettering as impromptu rough-smooth The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 7
Christoph Borer Die Kartenlegerin chosen card has pentagram on backAlso published here Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 14
Al Baker Jo-Baka prediction on joker, rough smooth, seventeen jokers The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 558
Christoph Borer Kartenlegerin chosen card has pentagram on backAlso published here Compilation 141
Bill Abbott, Ross Bertram EZ Action Ultra-Mental Deck rough smooth preparation method Cabaret Card Magic 17
Fred Robinson The Astrological Stop Trick rough smooth forcing pack The Magic of Fred Robinson 224
Tom Stone, Henrik Holmberg Time Operator I joker placed aside, selection transforms into joker with card identity written on it, isolated joker is selection, no signature Maelstrom 154
Patrick Page Copycat Cards do as i do, spectator and performer always find pairs Magic Page by Page 230
John Lovick The Handsome Jack Lotto presentation for McCombical PredictionInspired by
  • "Lucky Cards" (Roy Johnson, By My Guest Plus!, 1989)
The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 11
Asi Wind Reverse Engineer spectator names a card and reverses a card below the table, it is the named cardInspired by
  • Derren Brown effect from "Tricks of the Mind"
Related to
  • "Cards Know" (Henry Evans)
  • "Technicolor Prediction" (Ed Marlo, Ireland Year Book 1962)
Repertoire 109