108 entries in Cards / Principles / Placement Principles / Gemini Twins Placement
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann Locatrik location with two keys and two outs, Gemini Twins precursor
Variations Dec. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 39)
262
Herb Runge Hidden Mystery two cards selected with dealing procedure, performer places another card next to them one by one
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 83)
535
Herb Runge Gemini Twins Placement
Mar. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 83)
535
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Australian Sixes two spectators find their cards
Related toVariations 1971 164
Edward Marlo Ruse Cull ruse to cull control two selections, Gemini Twins procedure (Locatrik) as lead-in for Jennings' routine
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Sep. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9)
74
Frank Garcia Four Aces Surprise spectator places Aces in the deck face-up while doing an overhand shuffle, shuffle version of Gemini Twins
Also published here 1975 ca. 3
Frank Garcia Four Aces Surprise spectator places Aces in the deck face-up while doing an overhand shuffle, shuffle version of Gemini Twins
Related toAlso published here 1978 3
Karl Fulves Stopped Twice two prediction cards placed in deck during dealing by spectator end up next to their mates, "Gemini Twins"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 2
Karl Fulves, Herb Runge Gemini Twins Placement
Related toAlso published here 1979 2
Impossible Two Ace Location gemini twins with overhand shuffle instead of dealing to find two cards
1980 31
Danny Nelson Sign of the Tarot prediction of two cards of the Major Arcana, in concept similar to Fulves' Gemini Twins
Related to 1981
Magick (Issue 282)
1407
Stephen Tucker Seer two reversed card in deck, spelling value to find Aces
Inspired by 1981
The Talon (Issue 7)
103
Karl Fulves Gemini Twins No. 1, two cards inserted where spectator stops dealing, both next to mates
VariationsAlso published here 1984 1
Herb Runge, Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Placement
Also published here 1984 2
David Britland My Name Is Legion deck has famous names on the back of every card, two cards chosen with Gemini Twins procedure, rest of deck blank
Related to 1986 30
Dr. Dan J. Alessini The Tuned Tarot prediction of chosen Tarot cards, Gemini Twins with prediction slips
Mar. 1987
Magick (Issue 386)
1929
Allan Ackerman The Gemini Mates four Kings find the four Queens
1991 1
Shiv Duggal The Triple Prediction Gemini Twins handling for three cards
Inspired by Aug. 1992
Opus (Vol. 4 No. 4)
13
Karl Fulves Parity Prophet cards dealt in pairs, one turned over, again dealt in pairs, cards on both side of reversed card are mates or predicted, Gemini Twins relation
Related toVariations 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 4)
45
Tony Bartolotta Named Gemini two cards freely chosen, mates found with Gemini Twins procedure
Inspired byRelated to 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 4)
48
Doble Predicción prediction of two cards, Karl Fulves's Stopped Twice / Gemini Twins, without credit
Also published here 1993 44
Vicente Canuto, Jack Jansen Predicción en Chino two cards are selected using the Gemini Twins placement, two cards have different backs, off-beat prediction
1993 157
Allan Ackerman My Favorite Gemini marriage in deck
Related toVariations 1994 12
Joel Brash, Allan Ackerman The Tell-All Gemini for finding mates
1994 15
Dean Dill, Allan Ackerman The Gem-Money Cards bills are put next to Aces, Gemini Twins
Related toVariations 1994 18
Allan Ackerman Aronson's Gemini
Inspired by
  • "Quad-Mates" (Simon Aronson, MUM, May 1979)
1994 20
Driscoll Strictly For Lovers finding the King and Queen of Hearts
Related to Sep./Oct. 1994
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 25)
279
Peter Duffie City Slickers Kings find Queens
1995 26
Simon Aronson Quad-Mates Revisited four cards put in deck at four positions, next to mates, Gemini Twins with four cards and spelling of random words
Inspired by
  • "Quad-Mates" (Simon Aronson, MUM, May 1979)
Related to
1995 73
Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Key Placement out of hands
1996 92
Martin Gardner Face-Up Gemini Twins
Inspired byVariations 1996
Underworld (Issue 3)
29
Karl Fulves Cross Hatched
Inspired by 1996
Underworld (Issue 3)
30
Karl Fulves Gemini Journal introduction and credit information
Related to 1996 36
Karl Fulves Front & Center prediction cards removed from face-up spread, mates seen in center
1996 36
Karl Fulves Notes Gemini Twins with a stooge, Face-Up Gemini in which the backs match instead of faces
Inspired by 1996 38
Peter Duffie Dreaming
1996 14
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, four-of-a-kind kicker
Inspired byRelated to 1997 26
Simon Lovell Kicked! two card placed in deck during deal, next to matching cards, rest of deck turns out blank
Inspired by
  • "The Kick" (Harry Baron)
1997 136
Eddie Fields Down Under and Dirty two cards chosen with dealing and drop procedure, two black Twos removed and they sandwich the selections one by one
1997 112
Jack Avis Predicted Stopping Place two cards predicted, Gemini Twins, credit information
Inspired by 1998 106
Herb Runge Hidden Mystery two cards selected with dealing procedure, performer places another card next to them one by one, reprinted from Jinx
Also published here 1999
The Fine Print (Issue 10)
318
Michael Sibbernsen Post-Cards spectator puts four post-it notes in deck during dealing, the cards are the four Aces
Inspired by 2000 102
Allan Slaight Castor & Pollux Geminii Twins variation
Also published here 2000 44
Harry Lorayne Billustrious bills are put next to Aces during deal onto table, Royal Flush kicker, Gemini Twins
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 467
Henry Evans On Perfection Day deck cut in half, one half riffle shuffled multiple times, yet it ends up in mate pairs, gemini twins procedure with other half to find two more mate pairs, rest of that half is blank
Jan. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 5)
78
John Bannon Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with four Ace kicker
Also published here Oct. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 2)
67
Jack Avis Triad three mates found by counting to month, day... of birthday and placing cards there
Related toVariations 2002 199
Lewis Jones Dater base marriage with gemini twins placement, counting to personal numbers
Inspired byRelated to 2002 202
Tomas Blomberg Lucky-14 spectator finds the four Aces using three previously selected cards
Also published here 2002 26
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Psychicardtric two spectators stop at wrong cards, their selections then appear face up
2003 115
John Bannon Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with four Ace kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 182
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kicker
Inspired byVariations 2004 186
Dave Campbell Snap two odd-backed indicator cards are placed in deck during deal by spectators, next to their duplicates from the deck
2004 69
Allan Slaight Castor & Pollux Geminii Twins variation
Also published here 2004 134
Peter Duffie 4-Some using extension of Gemini Twins placement, dealing started in three piles, all Queens found
Variations 2004 3
Paul Gordon Peter’s Foursome! using extension of Gemini Twins placement, dealing started in three piles, Kings and Queens found
Inspired by 2006 134
Edward Marlo Ruse Cull ruse to cull control two selections, Gemini Twins procedure
Also published here Oct. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 3)
18
John Guastaferro Supra-Gemini four cards predicted on business cards and chosen via Gemini Twins procedure, rest of deck blank
Also published here Oct. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 3)
19
Allan Slaight Castor & Pollux Geminii Twins variation
Also published here 2008 130
Roberto Giobbi Fully Automatic Aces performer produces two Aces, other Aces are found by spectator, Gemini Twin placement
2008 13
John Guastaferro Free Will Refutation four cards predicted on business cards and chosen via Gemini Twins procedure, rest of deck blank
Also published here 2009 16
Max Maven Blankjack two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 2
Nick Trost The Magnetic Aces spectator and performer each deal through half the deck in pairs and stop, that card eventually locates two Aces on either side
  • Another Version
Inspired by 2009 364
Jon Allen The Wedding Trick blank deck with names written on them, groom and bride select cards with their names on them, selection procedure with post-it notes that are placed into deck with Gemini Twins placement
Related to 2009 103
Karl Fulves Any Two performer and spectator name cards, spectator two positions, the positions are counted to with Gemini Twins placement (!) and two Jokers, Jokers end up next to named cards
2010
Prolix (Issue 8)
508
Karl Fulves On the Named Gemini Twins
Related to 2010
Prolix (Issue 8)
509
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, for corrections see reference
Related toVariations 2010
Prolix (Issue 8)
512
Karl Fulves Hands Off Gemini from shuffled deck
Inspired by 2010
Xtra Credit (Issue 7)
37
Karl Fulves, Roberto Giobbi Gemini Calling predictions on business cards, Gemini Twins
Inspired by 2010 39
Caleb Wiles Paparazzi Packet Trick packet version of Fulves's Gemini Twins with celebrity names written on back of cards
Also published here 2010 263
Harry Lorayne Choices! suit and value of top cards after dealing match selection, mates of those two cards produced as well
Related to 2011 16
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handling
Related to 2011
Xtra Credit (Issue 10)
71
Mel Bennett The Devil His Due same trick with more free choice
Inspired by 2011
Xtra Credit (Issue 10)
72
Max Maven Blankjack two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank
Also published here 2011 3
Nick Trost King-Queen Gemini marriage in deck
Inspired by 2011 632
Nick Trost King-Queen Gemini with Four Cupids marriage in deck
Inspired by
  • "Bi-Geminy!" (Hartman, Trickery Treats, 1999)
2011 633
Nick Trost Four-Way Royal Gemini marriage in deck
  • Second Handling
2011 635
Al Thatcher Al Thatcher's "Affinity Cards" two cards at two different chosen numbers are remembered, performer makes adjustment behind back, cards at original numbers removed and used to locate selections via Gemini Twins placement
Inspired by
  • "A Series of Mistakes" (Cliff Lesta and U. F. Grant, marketed 1936)
Variations
2011 710
Al Thatcher To Each His Own two cards at two different chosen numbers are remembered, performer makes adjustment behind back, cards at original numbers removed and used to locate selections via Gemini Twins placement
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Precursor, No. XCI, June 2004
2011 712
Nick Trost Rainbow Miracle two cards selected by both spectator and performer from rainbow deck, Gemini Twins placement, backs and faces match, they are also the only red-faced cards
Inspired by
  • "Yenta Outfiddled" (Mel Stover, Precursor, No. IV, April 1984)
VariationsAlso published here
  • marketed 1984
2011 765
Rich Bloch Rich Bloch's Routine two cards selected by both spectator and performer from rainbow deck, Gemini Twins placement, backs and faces match, they are also the only red-faced cards
Inspired byAlso published here
  • These Are a Few ofMy Favorite Things, Rich Bloch, 1987
2011 769
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Royal Marriage Trilogy
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 2012 89
Michał Kociołek You Know Better from a shuffled deck, three spectators find the mates of their cards, apparently by intuition, "Gemini Twins" with three cards
Inspired byAlso published here 2012 6
Tomas Blomberg Lucky 14 spectator finds the four Aces using three previously selected cards
VariationsAlso published here May 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 5)
46
Luis Otero Tu cuarteto favorito geminii with named four-of-a-kind, using four bills
Inspired by 2013
El Manuscrito (Vol. 6 No. 25)
824
Tomas Blomberg Lucky 14 spectator finds the four Aces using three previously selected cards
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2014 117
Simon Aronson Gemini Meets the Stack Gemini procedure done with memorized deck, spectator places two Jokers next to two selections
2014 231
Caleb Wiles Paparazzi Packet Trick
  • Ringside
packet version of Fulves's Gemini Twins with celebrity names written on back of cards
Also published here Dec. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 12)
22
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Dealing Stop Force spectator stops and a hotel key card is placed at that position
Jan. 2014
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 22)
4
Karl Fulves Presenting Gemini different presentation for Gemini Twins
Inspired by 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
34
Miguel Ajo Cuadruple Preddición four card prediction, predictions appear on blank business cards, all other playing cards are blank
2016
El Manuscrito (Vol. 8 No. 32)
1101
Michał Kociołek You Know Better from a shuffled deck, three spectators find the mates of their cards, apparently by intuition, "Gemini Twins" with three cards, additional handling for five cards (Royal Flush)
Inspired by
  • "Four-Sided Gemini" (John Bannon, Destination Zero, 2015)
Also published here
2017 19
Michael Breggar Five Roads Lead to Vegas five spectators stop dealing and a business card is placed there, they've located a Royal Flush, rest of deck is blank
May 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5)
63
Christoph Borer Die Joker spüren dich Gemini Twins, predictions written on two jokers
Inspired by 2018 97
Herb Runge, Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Placement without credit
2018 98
David Solomon Gemini Match two cards chosen by counting to numbers and Gemini Twins procedure, one decided upon, added numbers counted down to find mate
Inspired by
  • "Four Sided Gemini" (John Bannon, Destination Zero)
2018 72
Harry Lorayne Billustrious bills are put next to Aces during deal onto table, Royal Flush kicker, Gemini Twins
Also published here 2018 130
Alexander de Cova Stolen Cards III two bills put into red-backed deck with Gemini Twins placement, the card next to it are odd-backed and predicted on bills, then rainbow finale
Inspired by 2018 149
Carlos Vaquera Black Jack black Twos as markers with royal flush kicker
Inspired by 2019 53
Tomas Blomberg Fits For Kings
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
spectator finds the four Kings using three previously selected cards
Also published here July 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 7)
50
David Regal Every Card's a Winner!
  • Material Concessions
four cards chosen with Gemini Twins & Bills procedure, monetary values are looked up for the four cards in a list, the four spectators get only a few cents instead of large amounts of money
Inspired by
  • unnamed Peter Duffie effect
Dec. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 12)
52
John Bannon Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with four Ace kicker
Also published here 2022 13
Max Maven Blankjack two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank
VariationsAlso published here 2022 537
Michael Powers Blankjack Redux two cards selected by dropping cut cards in deck during deal, those are a blackjack hand and the rest of the deck is blank which means it transposed with a blank deck shown earlier
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, May 2007
2022 614
Joe Diamond Half Twins two matching halves are found in packet of torn cards with Gemini Twins placement
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2012
2022 1098
John Bannon Gang Related
  • Dealing With It
unknown card selected, Gemini Twins placement with two black Jacks at named numbers, those two cards and the card at the sum of those added numbers match the unknown card
Oct. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 10)
78
Allan Ackerman, Dean Dill GemMoney Mates - No Oops Handle four bills are put next to Aces, Gemini Twins
Inspired by 2023 7
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Royal Marriage Trilogy see reference for more information
Also published here 2024 154