zu erraten, wie viele karten eine person der gesellschaft im geheimen einem spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte \n spectator takes a number of cards from bottom of deck and places them on top, one card chosen and its value matches the amount of moved cards \n carl willmann \n zum erraten der karten \n eduard w. lufa
1902
die zauberwelt
Carl Willmann

Zu erraten, wie viele Karten eine Person der Gesellschaft im Geheimen einem Spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte

Variations

Sep. 1902


132



zum erraten der karten \n \n eduard w. lufa \n zu erraten, wie viele karten eine person der gesellschaft im geheimen einem spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte \n carl willmann
1902
die zauberwelt
Eduard W. Lufa

Zum Erraten der Karten

Inspired by

Oct. 1902


159



the transposed cards \n done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another \n ziska \n ziska improved \n gerald kosky \n a trick without a clue \n rolland hamblen
1909
the art of magic
Ziska

The Transposed Cards

Related toVariations

1909


49



mind reading with cards \n spectator transfers number of cards in tencardpacket, then card with this number is found in facedown spread, repeat with shuffled cards \n unknown
1909
the art of magic

Mind Reading with Cards

1909


171



discovered number \n spectator removes some cards from behind back, performer then produces card with same value as number of removed cards \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Discovered Number

1928


12



the circle of cards \n number of counted cards and a selection are divined \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

The Circle of Cards

1928


24



count your card! \n spectator stops dealing, uses this value to count down twice, third time selection shows up \n theodore annemann \n card counted to \n edward marlo \n theodore annemann \n impossible spelldown \n justin higham \n don't count on it \n justin higham
1931
the book without a name
Theodore Annemann

Count Your Card!

Related toVariations

1931


17



move for selfworking mystery \n \n t. page wright \n self working mystery \n william larsen
1933
page wright's notebook
T. Page Wright

Move for SelfWorking Mystery

Inspired by

1933


12



the marvelous prediction \n no. 19, a card and its position from the top are predicted, 101 with hearts run \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

The Marvelous Prediction

1935


22



how many cards did i take? \n no. 31, spectator removes small number of cards and performer produces a card whose number corresponds to that number \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

How Many Cards Did I Take?

1935


30



the scarney thought card \n spelled "john scarney" \n john scarne \n notes \n karl fulves \n speaking volumes \n bill malone
1936
the jinx
John Scarne

The Scarney Thought Card

Related to

Apr. 1936


107



an indetectable stop trick \n ace, three, five, seven, nine alternating setup, 101 \n frank lane \n vernon's automatic mento stop trick \n dai vernon
1936
card manipulations
Frank Lane

An Indetectable Stop Trick

Related to

1936


146



the transposed cards \n number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, setup \n ziska \n ziska improved \n gerald kosky
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Ziska

The Transposed Cards

Related to

1937


192



the circle of cards \n selection and number of counted cards are divined, setup \n stewart judah \n celebrity search \n jack t. koopmans
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Stewart Judah

The Circle of Cards

Related to

1937


192



a trick without a clue \n selection and number of counted cards are divined, setup \n rolland hamblen \n spell and count \n al leech \n the transposed cards \n ziska \n a dream without a clue \n justin higham
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Rolland Hamblen

A Trick Without a Clue

Related toVariations

1937


193



twin prediction \n partial setup and tencard billet index \n orville wayne meyer \n orville meyer's twin prediction \n orville wayne meyer
1940
the jinx
Orville Wayne Meyer

Twin Prediction

Also published here

Mar. 1940


530



ziska improved \n number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, setup, marked locator \n gerald kosky \n the transposed cards \n ziska \n the transposed cards \n ziska
1940
more card manipulations
Gerald Kosky

Ziska Improved

Inspired byRelated to

1940


40



simple location \n with ace through king of one suit in order to locate card \n joseph ovette
1940
fast ones
Joseph Ovette

Simple Location

1940


16



card instinct \n ace to king of one suit on top \n frederick braue
1941
more card manipulations
Frederick Braue

Card Instinct

1941


31



the mind mirror \n with stripper deck \n jack mcmillen \n jean hugard \n frederick braue \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
1941
the stripper deck
Jack McMillen, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue

The Mind Mirror

Related to

1941


16



your age will find you out \n spectator takes card at position of his age, card and age divined \n eddie joseph
1942
greater card tricks
Eddie Joseph

Your Age Will Find You Out

1942


29



orville meyer's twin prediction \n partial setup and tencard billet index \n orville wayne meyer \n twin prediction \n orville wayne meyer
1944
practical mental effects
Orville Wayne Meyer

Orville Meyer's Twin Prediction

Also published here

1944


96



the perfect stop trick \n spectator stops at any card, its values is used to count down again and again until selection appears \n edward marlo \n stack countdown \n unknown \n jarrow's indicator \n emil jarrow \n stop perfecting triumph! \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n edward marlo
1945
early marlo
Edward Marlo

The Perfect Stop Trick

Related toVariations

1945


73



that number down \n \n doc miller
1946
50 tricks you can do, you will do, easy to do
Doc Miller

That Number Down

1946


34



allerton's indicator \n spectator stops performer's deal, that card's value used to count to selection \n bert allerton \n double allerton \n ramón riobóo
1946
50 tricks you can do, you will do, easy to do
Bert Allerton

Allerton's Indicator

Variations

1946


37



marlo's miracle routine: cards by weight \n multiple phases, aceking setup, faro \n edward marlo \n unforgettable \n pit hartling \n aces by weight \n tom gagnon \n weighing in \n tom gagnon
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

Marlo's Miracle Routine: Cards By Weight

Related toVariations

1947


13



miracle location \n part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo \n progressive miracle \n edward marlo \n bridge deal or rummy deal \n patrick g. redford \n edward marlo
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

Miracle Location

Related toVariations

1947


14



the prediction \n performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

The Prediction

1947


15



a straight flush \n part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo \n temporarily out of order \n patrick g. redford
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

A Straight Flush

Variations

1947


16



perfect bridge hand \n part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

Perfect Bridge Hand

1947


16



the rummy game \n part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

The Rummy Game

1947


16



an instinct for cards \n interlocking chains \n unknown \n an instinct for cards revisited \n john born \n killer instinct \n derrick chung
1948
the royal road to card magic

An Instinct for Cards

Variations

1948


32



revello card circle \n thirteencard circle layout \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

Revello Card Circle

1948


67



vom zufall bestimmt \n cut to card used to find selection \n max giebe
1948
hokus pokus
Max Giebe

Vom Zufall bestimmt

1948


6



the mystic paper slips \n two predictions made, number chosen and that card counted to, number and card predicted \n arthur h. buckley
1948
the card expert entertains
Arthur H. Buckley

The Mystic Paper Slips

1948


157



zella card stabbing \n stabbing into run of spades in paperwrapped deck, value then is used to count to selection \n u. f. grant \n linking ring, nov. 1953 \n pack stabber ii \n jeff busby
1949
grant's inner circle magazine
U. F. Grant

Zella Card Stabbing

Related toAlso published here

Mar. 1949


14



rapid revelation \n selection lost, spectator stops the performer's riffle and value at that position is used to count to selection, name spelled "carmen da mico" \n carmen d'amico
1949
52 amazing card tricks
Carmen D'Amico

Rapid Revelation

1949


23



prepared improvisation \n card signed on back, with stack to force card from face via counting, 101 \n audley walsh \n bert allerton \n improvisation \n audley walsh
1949
52 amazing card tricks
Audley Walsh, Bert Allerton

Prepared Improvisation

Inspired by

1949


51



countforce \n spectator names small number, counts to that card and uses its value to count to force card \n unknown
1950
scarne on card tricks

CountForce

1950


65



double duty \n no. 39, spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Double Duty

1950


71



the card that tells \n no. 43, mathematical trick, divine how many cards spectator pocketed \n jack spalding
1950
scarne on card tricks
Jack Spalding

The Card That Tells

1950


76



double surprise \n no. 61, card remembered at chosen position, card not found by counting to the value of another card, then card shows up reversed in deck \n bill simon \n a set of surprises \n bill simon
1950
scarne on card tricks
Bill Simon

Double Surprise

Related to

1950


108



james's miracle \n no. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n stewart james \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon \n change x change \n karl fulves \n the inverse function deck \n mel bennett \n applause card \n stewart james \n steve beam \n a slight slant on slaight \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n destiny deck \n nick trost
1950
scarne on card tricks
Stewart James

James's Miracle

Related toVariations

1950


132



the traveling card \n no. 74, ace to king stack \n jack miller
1950
scarne on card tricks
Jack Miller

The Traveling Card

1950


135



scarne's twentytwo card trick \n no. 86, deck is placed in pocket, cards remove, and the selection appears when the spectator gets to the number 22 and calls stop. \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Scarne's TwentyTwo Card Trick

1950


157



scarne's tappit \n no. 97, uses just oddvalued cards of a numerical stack \n john scarne \n celebrity search \n jack t. koopmans
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Scarne's Tappit

Related to

1950


185



the card on the wall \n no. 100, card is forced using partial numerical stack (even values only) \n johnny paul \n howard thurston \n richard du bois
1950
scarne on card tricks
Johnny Paul, Howard Thurston, Richard Du Bois

The Card on the Wall

1950


191



skidoo \n counting procedure used to force a card, using sum of digits of year on a coin and value of cards, forced 23rd card \n paul rosini
1950
magical gems
Paul Rosini

Skidoo

1950


40



the stabber \n stabbing into run of spades, value then is used to count to selection \n edward marlo
1952
control systems
Edward Marlo

The Stabber

1952


109



card and number prediction \n card and total of two cards are predicted \n stewart james
1954
the nullificator
Stewart James

Card and Number Prediction

1954


5



ein experiment mit einer zeitung \n cross sum of date of a coin and value of card are added to select page \n dr. stanley jaks
1954
hokus pokus
Dr. Stanley Jaks

Ein Experiment mit einer Zeitung

1954


169



forcing 23 \n using a coin's datesum to count to a card and adding it to the date to arrive at 23 \n cy endfield
1955
cy endfield's entertaining card magic — part i
Cy Endfield

Forcing 23

1955


46



progressive miracle \n repeated multiple times \n edward marlo \n miracle location \n edward marlo
1958
faro notes
Edward Marlo

Progressive Miracle

Inspired by

1958


22



lazy man's card trick \n \n jack miller \n al koran \n the controlled cut \n unknown \n the zen master \n darwin ortiz \n lazy man on edge \n ondřej pšenička \n 52! \n michael breggar \n lazy man's card trick \n harry lorayne \n impromptu lazy man's card trick \n unknown \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n dan garrett \n the lazy man's card trick \n john graham \n prologue  a preliminary trick \n juan tamariz
1962
closeup card magic
Jack Miller, Al Koran

Lazy Man's Card Trick

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1962


199



miracle location \n with one suit from ace to king setup, faro and nonfaro handling \n edward marlo
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

Miracle Location

1964


30



pure mathematics \n "chapter sixteen", two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n dai vernon \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n die version \n karl fulves \n stewart james \n applause card \n stewart james \n steve beam
1967
ultimate secrets of card magic
Dai Vernon

Pure Mathematics

Related to

1967


99



card number \n spectator counts off some cards to make a selection, it ends up sandwiched by cards of the same value as the number of cards originally counted off, faro, inspired by a plot by gene nielsen
 alternative procedure \n roy walton \n card number \n roy walton
1972
kabbala — volume 2
Roy Walton

Card Number

Also published here

Mar. 1972


21



vernon's automatic mento stop trick \n no. 8, spectator stops dealing at a card, its values is used to count down again, 101setup \n dai vernon \n an indetectable stop trick \n frank lane \n countdown stop \n dai vernon \n roberto giobbi
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dai Vernon

Vernon's Automatic Mento Stop Trick

Related toVariations

1972


7



daley's followup horowitz ace 20 king set up \n no. 185, should be "ace to king set up", spectator cuts into secret straight and card is used to count to selection \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's FollowUp Horowitz Ace 20 King Set Up

1972


45



finnerman'e stop trick improvement \n no. 409, 101 straight setup \n francis carlyle
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Francis Carlyle

Finnerman'e Stop Trick Improvement

1972


111



on the spot \n no. 566, "automatic setup variation", 1x1 setup, spectator stops and value used to count down to selection which is reversed \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

On The Spot

1972


158



thot trick set up using 6 cards \n no. 583, 101 setup to locate a thoughtof card, not clear \n unknown
1972
jacob daley's notebooks

Thot Trick Set Up Using 6 Cards

1972


163



horowitz's location thought \n no. 594, card thought of from thirteen cards during riffle peek, found by counting down its value \n sam leo horowitz \n horowitz & wright combination stack routine using ace to king \n sam leo horowitz \n t. page wright
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Sam Leo Horowitz

Horowitz's Location Thought

Related to

1972


166



horowitz & wright combination stack routine using ace to king \n no. 616
 card thought of from thirteen cards during riffle peek, found by counting down its value
 then another card selected, spectator cuts, value cut to used to count to selection
 spectator chooses a number of cards and puts them on deck, then a card of matching value is chosen or located \n sam leo horowitz \n t. page wright \n horowitz's location thought \n sam leo horowitz
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Sam Leo Horowitz, T. Page Wright

Horowitz & Wright Combination Stack Routine Using Ace To King

Related to

1972


171



tosstimated \n card tossed in in deck, value there used to count to selection \n robert walker \n back end riffle estimation \n edward marlo \n superman! \n ariel frailich
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Robert Walker

TossTimated

Inspired byVariations

July 1973


54



birds of a kind \n card chosen, cards of same value found with faro sandwiches \n gene finnell
1973
gene finnell's card magic
Gene Finnell

Birds of a Kind

1973


44



spooner's mission impossible \n card lies on table and is flicked into tabled deck next to selection, or value of that card used to count to card \n bill spooner \n stabbed in the pack \n john benzais \n harry lorayne \n stabbed in the pack \n harry lorayne
1973
wonderful routines of magic — the first addendum
Bill Spooner

Spooner's Mission Impossible

Inspired by

1973


26



ice dice \n chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon \n change x change \n karl fulves \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n the pretend prediction \n karrell fox \n nice dice \n allan slaight
1974
card tricks for people who don't do card tricks
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James

Ice Dice

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1974


7



thot echo \n two card location, straight setup, see also p. 758 for comment by marvin johnson \n sam schwartz \n thot echo \n sam schwartz \n thought echo \n sam schwartz \n echo chamber \n patrick g. redford \n thot echo \n sam schwartz \n roberto giobbi
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Sam Schwartz

Thot Echo

VariationsAlso published here

Mar. 1974


715



the stop trick \n no. 35, ace through king setup \n theodore annemann
1976
selfworking card tricks
Theodore Annemann

The Stop Trick

1976


55



the controlled cut \n no. 65, spectator cuts and this value is used to count down to selection, ace through king of hearts setup, al baker credit given \n unknown \n lazy man's card trick \n jack miller \n al koran
1976
selfworking card tricks

The Controlled Cut

Related to

1976


98



the two fold miracle \n spectator shuffles deck and cuts to any card, its value used to count down in second deck, same card found there \n burling hull
1976
the amazing world of mentalism
Burling Hull

The Two Fold Miracle

1976


49



thought echo \n two card location, straight setup \n sam schwartz \n thot echo \n sam schwartz
1977
the magic book
Sam Schwartz

Thought Echo

Also published here

1977


131



pairanoic \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cutoff packet, setup \n bernard bilis \n the calculating sandwich \n bernard bilis \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n karma sandwich \n zane kinkade \n bernard bilis \n perdup \n al smith
1978
apocalypse
Bernard Bilis

PairANoic

VariationsAlso published here

Dec. 1978


136



stop perfecting triumph! \n first selection used to count down to second after triumph
 dave solomon handling \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n edward marlo \n countdown triumph \n frederick braue \n the perfect stop trick \n edward marlo \n imperfect triumph? \n ian land
1978
arch triumphs
Simon Aronson, David Solomon, Edward Marlo

Stop Perfecting Triumph!

Inspired byVariations

1978


27



aces up, countdown \n selection lost, aces put in different places, they turn over together in the center except the one with matching suit, value of selection used to count to ace, reversed card in ace packet is selection \n simon aronson \n criss cross triumph \n jean faré \n aces up, countdown \n simon aronson
1978
the card ideas of simon aronson
Simon Aronson

Aces Up, Countdown

Inspired byAlso published here

1978


19



digit discovery \n no. 13, with repeat, ace through ten setup \n unknown
1979
selfworking mental magic

Digit Discovery

1979


18



the calculating sandwich \n total of sandwich cards equals cut of packet \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
1980
french pasteboards
Bernard Bilis

The Calculating Sandwich

Also published here

1980


23



lucky 13 \n spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see semiautomatic card tricks for variation \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Lucky 13

Related to

1980


28



shufflebored \n  the basic shufflebored effect (only number of reversed card is divined)
 the secret
 the setup
 the procedure
 preliminaries
 the cancellation combination \n simon aronson \n the cards of leon \n benjamin earl \n bored of shuffling \n woody aragón \n the sports almanac (the race) \n carlos vinuesa \n smf \n r. paul wilson \n shufflebored \n simon aronson
1980
shufflebored
Simon Aronson

ShuffleBored

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1980


1



color discernment \n performer knows number of reversed red and black cards \n simon aronson \n color discernment \n simon aronson
1980
shufflebored
Simon Aronson

Color Discernment

Also published here

1980


18



almost legitimate cutting the aces \n center blocks cut out onehanded \n harry riser \n cutting the aces \n dai vernon \n almost legitimate cutting the aces \n harry riser
1981
arcane
Harry Riser

Almost Legitimate Cutting the Aces

Inspired byAlso published here

1981


59



perdup \n spectator cuts off cards, he stabs a card in the deck between two cards that add up to the number of cutoff cards \n al smith \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
1981
cards at bay
Al Smith

Perdup

Inspired by

1981


2



ice dice \n chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon \n change x change \n karl fulves \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james
1982
shuffled lecture
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James

Ice Dice

Related toAlso published here

1982


6



countdown triple prediction \n two cards and number of cards in pile predicted \n simon aronson \n when too much is just enough \n jon racherbaumer
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Countdown Triple Prediction

Variations

1982


80



the ten card special plus \n number card chosen, top cards dealt, they form a straight and card at value of spectator's card is selection
 the basic routine
 the extended routine (straight shown first and mixed back in, then as above) \n simon lovell \n elmsley cut elmsley \n simon lovell
1983
second to none
Simon Lovell

The Ten Card Special Plus

Related to

1983


40



cut and count \n spectator cuts and value of that card used to count to selection \n frank simon
1983
versatile card magic
Frank Simon

Cut and Count

1983


32



middleguage spread \n card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection \n steve beam \n divining deck \n unknown \n the trapdoor issue #8 \n steve beam \n middle guage spread \n steve beam \n middle gauge spread ii \n steve beam \n middle guage spread \n steve beam
1985
the trapdoor — volume one
Steve Beam

MiddleGuage Spread

Related toAlso published here

1985


126



card number \n spectator counts off some cards to make a selection, it ends up sandwiched by cards of the same value as the number of cards originally counted off, faro, inspired by a plot by gene nielsen
 alternative procedure \n roy walton \n card number \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Card Number

Also published here

1988


22



palmist's prophecy \n number of cards chosen from top of deck by spectator is predicted
 the repeat \n roy walton \n linking ring, june 1973 \n adding some weight \n peter duffie \n prophet sharing \n philip t. goldstein \n palmist's "businesscard" prophecy \n justin higham \n totally fooling \n simon aronson \n count me in \n gary plants \n the future packet \n peter duffie \n close call \n karl fulves
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Palmist's Prophecy

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1988


80



peek look think \n three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards \n brother john hamman \n unstacked peeklookthink \n edward marlo \n if you are going to peek, look, and think, at least pique, hook, and link \n ron bauer
1989
the secrets of brother john hamman
Brother John Hamman

Peek Look Think

Variations

1989


66



force card note \n forcing card with coin on spread via "overthrow", a10 setup \n karl fulves
1989
quick card tricks
Karl Fulves

Force Card Note

1989


5



forethought \n forcing suit and later add value to prediction \n douglas whitman
1989
magick
Douglas Whitman

Forethought

June 1989


2121



play it straight (triumph) \n ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale \n john bannon \n thirteen less one \n meir yedid \n super triumph \n michael j. gerhardt \n fast company \n darwin ortiz \n can i call you sometime \n david corsaro \n trumped triumph \n joshua jay \n trumped triumph \n joshua jay \n sloppy triumph \n john moran \n notsostraight triumph \n asi wind \n suit yourself \n simon aronson \n play it crooked \n harapan ong \n super play it straight! \n simon lovell \n doble triunfo \n joaquín matas \n play it straight (triumph) \n john bannon \n the bannon triumph \n john bannon \n "cosmic debris" (john bannon lecture notes, 1987) \n thunderstruck \n ken niinuma
1990
impossibilia
John Bannon

Play It Straight (Triumph)

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1990


1



if you are going to peek, look, and think, at least pique, hook, and link \n three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards \n ron bauer \n peek look think \n brother john hamman
1990
cardfixes
Ron Bauer

If you are going to Peek, Look, and Think, at least Pique, Hook, and Link

Inspired by

1990


142



topping mental topper  second effect \n four slips of paper with predictions, four spectators think of a card of a certain suit and transfer cards from top to bottom according to their value \n edward marlo \n topping mental topper  third effect \n edward marlo
1990
cardfixes
Edward Marlo

Topping Mental Topper  Second Effect

Variations

1990


193



topping mental topper  third effect \n like second effect but mates in shirt pocket instead of written predictions \n edward marlo \n topping mental topper  second effect \n edward marlo
1990
cardfixes
Edward Marlo

Topping Mental Topper  Third Effect

Inspired by

1990


195



topping mental topper  sixth effect \n \n edward marlo \n "faro's dream" (ed marlo, linking ring) \n topping mental topper  seventh effect \n edward marlo \n topping mental topper  eighth effect \n edward marlo \n disguised sixth effect \n justin higham
1990
cardfixes
Edward Marlo

Topping Mental Topper  Sixth Effect

Inspired by "Faro's Dream" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring)
Variations

1990


199



topping mental topper  seventh effect \n version with two thoughtof card, red and black \n edward marlo \n topping mental topper  sixth effect \n edward marlo
1990
cardfixes
Edward Marlo

Topping Mental Topper  Seventh Effect

Inspired by

1990


201



problematic \n pile is cut and placed in pocket, top card placed in another pocket, performer divines amount of cut cards and has identity of selection predicted \n paul hallas
1990
mental mix
Paul Hallas

Problematic

1990


23



fernkontrolle \n card peeked in incomplete faro condition, upper half removed and performer knows position of selection \n chris power
1990
laid back in graz 1990
Chris Power

Fernkontrolle

1990


33



the lucky ten \n two piles dealt, top card of one pile is thoughtof number, top card of other pile selection \n peter duffie \n the lucky ten \n peter duffie \n the hc difference & sum \n henry christ
1991
profile
Peter Duffie

The Lucky Ten

Related toAlso published here

Dec. 1991


7



the shufflein detection \n card chosen behind back and shuffled back by spectator, performer riffles through deck three times and names color, suit and value, interlocking chains \n t. page wright
1991
page wright's manuscript
T. Page Wright

The ShuffleIn Detection

1991


199



twin peeks \n two card challenge location, ace to king set up \n chris kenner
1992
totally out of control
Chris Kenner

Twin Peeks

1992


102



change x change \n two chosen numbers via dice are counted down and a value of the other number is found in each case, selection found as well \n karl fulves \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james
1992
deceptive practices
Karl Fulves

Change X Change

Inspired byRelated to

1992


3



stack countdown \n spectator stops and then that value is counted down, ak setup, published in pathfinder magazine 30 years ago (ca. 1930?!) \n unknown \n the perfect stop trick \n edward marlo
1992
the fred braue notebooks

Stack Countdown

Related to

1992


28



jarrow's indicator \n indicator card leads to selection, ace through ten setup, kruskaltype counting \n emil jarrow \n the perfect stop trick \n edward marlo
1992
the fred braue notebooks
Emil Jarrow

Jarrow's Indicator

Related to

1992


30



shuffled thought \n divination of selected card, one suit stacked \n ted karmilovich
1992
magick
Ted Karmilovich

Shuffled Thought

Dec. 1992


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addendum to think of a card \n verbal force for three of clubs or at least a three or club \n jerry sadowitz
1992
profile
Jerry Sadowitz

Addendum to Think of a Card

Feb. 1992


12



reflected thoughts \n card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle \n andrew galloway \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen \n reflected thought \n andrew galloway \n doppelganger \n roy walton \n deliberation \n peter duffie
1992
profile
Andrew Galloway

Reflected Thoughts

Inspired byVariationsAlso published here

Apr. 1992


1



sympathetic reverse \n selection turns over three times, then full suit of selection as well \n david carré
1992
profile
David Carré

Sympathetic Reverse

Oct. 1992


8



hummer of a trick variation \n some cards mixed faceup/facedown by spectator, performer takes one section under the table briefly, in the end there are the same number of faceup cards in two piles \n peter duffie \n hummer of a trick! \n robert page \n bob hummer
1993
profile
Peter Duffie

Hummer of a Trick Variation

Inspired by

Oct. 1993


6



adding some weight \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards that add up to that number are reversed by performer and the number of cards between them also matches \n peter duffie \n weight problem \n peter duffie \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton
1993
card selection
Peter Duffie

Adding Some Weight

Inspired by

1993


15



reflected thought \n card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle \n andrew galloway \n the dream machine \n peter duffie \n reflected thoughts \n andrew galloway
1994
apocalypse
Andrew Galloway

Reflected Thought

VariationsAlso published here

Mar. 1994


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magic teaching \n card selected, down under deal with a packet, last card used to count to selection, every other card ace through king \n mitsunobu matsuyama
1994
verbatim
Mitsunobu Matsuyama

Magic Teaching

1994


130



the future packet \n number of cards cut off by spectator is predicted via the sum in another packet \n peter duffie \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton \n back to the future packet \n peter duffie
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Peter Duffie

The Future Packet

Inspired byVariations

1994


25



aces up, countdown \n selection lost, aces put in different places, they turn over together in the center except the one with matching suit, value of selection used to count to ace, reversed card in ace packet is selection \n simon aronson \n aces up, countdown \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

Aces Up, Countdown

Also published here

1994


31



shufflebored \n  the basic shufflebored effect (only number of reversed card is divined)
 the secret
 the setup
 the procedure
 preliminaries
 the cancellation combination \n simon aronson \n shufflebored \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

ShuffleBored

Also published here

1994


149



color discernment \n performer knows number of reversed red and black cards \n simon aronson \n color discernment \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

Color Discernment

Also published here

1994


163



the lucky ten \n two piles dealt, top card of one pile is thoughtof number, top card of other pile selection
 "no crimp but still lucky" \n peter duffie \n the lucky ten \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions
Peter Duffie

The Lucky Ten

Also published here

1995


53



thot echo \n two card location, straight setup \n sam schwartz \n the trinity concept \n ben train \n echoed \n joseph barry \n thot echo \n sam schwartz
1995
card college — volume 1
Sam Schwartz

Thot Echo

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1995


149



doubly lazy \n two selections, ace to king twice \n simon aronson \n lazy memory \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Doubly Lazy

Related to

1995


136



the pip stack \n "position information procedure"
ace to king stack in deck, allows performer to know position of replaced selection \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The PIP Stack

1995


290



secret thought \n no. 2, position of card predicted, selection via cutting some cards off and remembering card at that number \n karl fulves
1995
easy magic
Karl Fulves

Secret Thought

1995


2



middle guage spread \n card spread on the table two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection \n steve beam \n middleguage spread \n steve beam
1995
vienna notes
Steve Beam

Middle Guage Spread

Also published here

1995


15



brainweave \n follow up with play it straight type effect \n james swain \n alex elmsley \n brainweave \n alex elmsley
1996
miracles with cards
James Swain, Alex Elmsley

Brainweave

Inspired by

1996


84



split thought \n ace through ten of hearts on top, numbers thought of by two spectators and after some mental calculation by spectators the numbers are divined \n bob king \n ken krenzel trick from new jinx \n in "classic stand up closeup" (bob king)
1996
fivestar magic
Bob King

Split Thought

Inspired by Ken Krenzel Trick from New Jinx
Also published here in "Classic Stand Up CloseUp" (Bob King)

1996


18



diploid \n two piles, two cards cut to in one half are used to count to selections in other half \n peter duffie \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz \n coversion \n peter duffie
1996
method in effect
Peter Duffie

Diploid

Inspired byRelated to

1996


2



coincidice \n  four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers
 second phase (four dice used to count down to cards, they are the four aces) \n doug conn \n coincidice \n doug conn \n fourtunate \n doug conn \n dienamite \n doug conn
1996
mo — modus operandi
Doug Conn

Coincidice

VariationsAlso published here

1996


4



impossible divination no. 1 \n \n larry jennings \n the simple impossibility \n unknown
1997
jennings '67
Larry Jennings

Impossible Divination No. 1

Related to

1997


18



the more you know, the harder you fall \n spectator cuts off pile, remembers bottom card, shuffles pile and puts it in center of rest, two jokers shuffled in deck and sandwich selection \n david solomon \n sandwich for stebbins \n jon racherbaumer
1997
solomon's mind
David Solomon

The More You Know, The Harder You Fall

Variations

1997


185



a digital deceit \n selection and number divined, cross sum \n peter duffie
1997
n.d.e. — a near deck experience
Peter Duffie

A Digital Deceit

1997


5



the beginning of the end \n spectator cuts to a card, its value indicates position of ace of spades from top \n peter duffie
1997
n.d.e. — a near deck experience
Peter Duffie

The Beginning of the End

1997


18



superman! \n jack changes into ace in card case, then ace tossed in in deck, value there used to count to selection \n ariel frailich \n tosstimated \n robert walker
1997
card stories
Ariel Frailich

Superman!

Inspired by

1997


18



the chosen few \n a card created with a cut off pile by chosen a card for suit and counting for value, another spectator cuts to it \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

The Chosen Few

1998


3



the faranormal \n spectator places some cards between two kings, sandwich faroshuffled, two cards produced that total the number of cards between the kings now \n peter duffie
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

The Faranormal

1998


12



straight through the heart \n indicator card chosen and number up to twelve thoughtof, suit of indicator and number as value used to arrive at a card, indicator card spelled to and the card is found \n gavin ross \n crazy clocks \n fred g. taylor
1998
five times five — scotland
Gavin Ross

Straight Through The Heart

Inspired by

1998


89



the information pack \n half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns over, full suit visible with selection missing, with variation by peter duffie \n gavin ross \n about face faro \n peter kane
1998
five times five — scotland
Gavin Ross

The Information Pack

Inspired by

1998


94



two cards and a prediction \n two spectators name a number up to ten, card of that number are found, then numbers added and card counted to, it is predicted \n stewart judah
1998
onyx
Stewart Judah

Two Cards And A Prediction

Apr. 1998


31



coincidice \n four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers \n doug conn \n coincidice \n doug conn
1999
tricks of my trade
Doug Conn

Coincidice

Also published here

1999


27



the spots on card indicate number of cards secretly added to pack \n no. 3, some cards cut off and a known amount replaced, card with same value produced
 variation \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

The Spots on Card Indicate Number of Cards Secretly Added to Pack

1999


57



a numerical shuffle \n no. 4, shuffle for small packet that after a certain amount of repeats restores the original order \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

A Numerical Shuffle

1999


57



the transposed cards \n no. 36, deck spread on table, some cards moved from end to end, card with that amount is eventually selected \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

The Transposed Cards

1999


76



the spots on top card indicate position of one chosen \n no. 39, combining the two referenced tricks with one setup \n ellis stanyon \n the spots on top card indicate position of one chosen \n ellis stanyon \n the transposed cards and mindreading \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

The Spots on Top Card Indicate Position of One Chosen

Related to

1999


77



the birthday card \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday \n steve beam \n birthday shuffle \n lewis jones \n party time \n steve beam \n birthday memories \n simon aronson \n the birthday card trick \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

The Birthday Card

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2000


86



hand picked \n five poker hands dealt, a card chosen, all gathered, two cards produced and their value used to count to selection \n peter duffie \n tom sellers item
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Hand Picked

Inspired by

2000


11



cardician's dream (improved) \n \n jerry mentzer \n al thatcher \n cardician's dream \n edward marlo \n bob hummer
2000
card file two
Jerry Mentzer, Al Thatcher

Cardician's Dream (Improved)

Inspired by

2000


41



prophet sharing \n  the other month
selection's position is predicted with two card values \n philip t. goldstein \n "predictum" (peter duffie, 21 card tricks) \n magicana errata \n pete mccabe \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton
2000
genii
Philip T. Goldstein

Prophet Sharing

Inspired byRelated to

Jan. 2000


56



triple enigma \n no. 36, pair of invisible dice used to select card, card found and card with dice sum turns up, ace to nine setup \n karl fulves \n tony bartolotta \n dice will tell \n howard thurston \n oscar weigle
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta

Triple Enigma

Inspired by

2001


52



combination luck \n card and its position remembered, spectator deals down three times, using the stoppedat values and his position, selection appears on third attempt \n peter duffie \n stewart james effect
2001
cards by all means
Peter Duffie

Combination Luck

Inspired by

2001


11



the birthday card trick \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday \n steve beam \n the birthday card \n steve beam
2001
handpicked card tricks
Steve Beam

The Birthday Card Trick

Also published here

2001


27



stellar speller \n spelling some number phrases, the amount of card matches, card and matching suit found
 variation \n marty kane
2001
ego
Marty Kane

Stellar Speller

Dec. 2001


19



one in 52 \n number from 1 to 52, square sum is counted and value counted again to arrive at a card, with variations
 hat trick
 wordplay \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Steve Beam

One in 52

2002


99



ring \n three times a card is located
 shizuko
 yoichi
 sadako \n r. paul wilson \n the twentysixth location \n unknown
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
R. Paul Wilson

Ring

Related to

2002


159



open hearted \n all values of one suit are spelled out from the deck, whole deck is spelled through at the end \n cliff ruff \n heart stops \n jerry k. hartman
2002
ego
Cliff Ruff

Open Hearted

Variations

Feb. 2002


25



two for the road \n after packet mixing process only five cards are faceup  a previously selected poker hand, then fulves's riffle shuffle control after which position of first selection is announced, second stabbed to
 phase i: tapgac poker
 phase ii: riffle shuffle bored \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n two for the road \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2002
ego
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Two for the Road

Also published here

May 2002


12



countdown stop \n 1x1 setup \n dai vernon \n roberto giobbi \n vernon's automatic mento stop trick \n dai vernon
2003
card college — volume 5
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi

Countdown Stop

Inspired by

2003


1170



hours of magic \n \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n "repeat six card test" (esp session, nick trost, 1971)
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Hours of Magic

Inspired by "Repeat Six Card Test" (ESP Session, Nick Trost, 1971)

2003


98



a slight slant on slaight \n two dice, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n "nice dice" (allan slaight, precursor #72, 1999) \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n another slant on slaight \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

A Slight Slant on Slaight

Inspired by "Nice Dice" (Allan Slaight, Precursor #72, 1999)
Related toVariations

2003


66



another slant on slaight \n two dice, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n a slight slant on slaight \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Another Slant on Slaight

Inspired by

2003


68



last card standing predictor \n thirteen cards, packet cut off, a number shows up that matches the number of cutoff cards, coprime number principle \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Last Card Standing Predictor

2003


74



the mathemagicians \n small number of cards cut off, same value is supposed to be produced but it is one off and changes into right number, prediction says "off by one" \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

The Mathemagicians

2003


149



the perfect choice \n spectator deals down in shuffled deck and stops, performer knows the card, faro \n steven youell \n jaw breaker \n steven youell
2004
weapons of mass destruction
Steven Youell

The Perfect Choice

Related to

2004


24



utility cutter \n cutting six piles, three face up and three face down with the rolly polly controlly, knowing how many cards are face up, as a control \n steve beam
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
Steve Beam

Utility Cutter

2004


21



exhumation \n spectator cuts to card, which leads to selection, two methods \n steve beam
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
Steve Beam

Exhumation

2004


102



sequential evidence \n magician cuts deck into three piles, spectator chooses one pile, card is found face up in that pile. then that pile contains ace to king of the same suit \n ron frost
2004
after the force
Ron Frost

Sequential Evidence

2004


53



leoben stop trick \n value of card stopped used to count to selection, "perfect stop trick" \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

LeoBen Stop Trick

2004


74



two for the road \n after packet mixing process only five cards are faceup  a previously selected poker hand, then fulves's riffle shuffle control after which position of first selection is announced, second stabbed to
 phase i: tapgac poker
 phase ii: riffle shuffle bored \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n hummer plays poker \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n remote control poker \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n automatic ace triumph \n kuniyasu fujiwara \n two for the road \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Two for the Road

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

2004


129



invisible setups \n idea to combine spelling with ladder stacks to find card \n cushing strout \n stewart james
2005
on the other side of the mirror
Cushing Strout, Stewart James

Invisible Setups

2005


13



further than that and the lie detector \n combine further than that with lie detector plot
also includes variation based on the nine card problem, and alex elmsley's tell me three times \n cushing strout \n to lie or tell the truth \n jack avis \n larry jennings \n further than that \n j. w. sarles \n subconscious poker ii \n joseph k. schmidt \n tell me three times \n alex elmsley \n the full deck problem \n jim steinmeyer
2005
on the other side of the mirror
Cushing Strout

Further Than That and the Lie Detector

Inspired by

2005


20



holmes meets endfield \n using a sherlock holmes book and a deck of cards to create a coincidence, story telling \n cushing strout \n the famous magazine test \n cy endfield
2005
on the other side of the mirror
Cushing Strout

Holmes Meets Endfield

Inspired by

2005


35



r & d's count spell extra \n composite card, countspelling to any card composed by suit and value separately chosen \n robin robertson \n peter duffie
2006
prolix
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie

R & D's Count Spell Extra

2006


101



almost legitimate cutting the aces \n center blocks cut out onehanded \n harry riser \n cutting the aces \n dai vernon \n almost legitimate cutting the aces \n harry riser
2006
secrets of an escamoteur
Harry Riser

Almost Legitimate Cutting the Aces

Inspired byAlso published here

2006


45



needle in a haystack \n card chosen, identity and position announced by performer, faro \n harry riser
2006
secrets of an escamoteur
Harry Riser

Needle in a Haystack

2006


159



the tabled reverse  again \n spectator names number up to ten, that value reverses itself in deck and is used to count to selection \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

The Tabled Reverse  Again

2006


127



thought card transposition \n spectator remembers card and its number, performer also in different section, the cards are counted to and they transpose \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

Thought Card Transposition

2006


128



2468find \n performer and spectator chose a card, spectator names number, distance between the two selections is that number \n jack avis \n direct link \n alex elmsley \n bill reid
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

2468Find

Related to

2006


130



through the looking glass \n chosen card turns out to be only reversed card on a picture with a deck spread face up \n lewis jones \n don wyatt \n one face south \n bob farmer
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 6
Lewis Jones, Don Wyatt

Through the Looking Glass

Inspired by

2006


156



choice cut \n value added to amount of cut cards, total is predicted \n scott robinson \n repackaged prediction \n scott robinson
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 6
Scott Robinson

Choice Cut

Inspired by

2006


185



hypothetical imperative \n card prediction in envelope, card formed by counting amount of cut off cards and matsuyama petal principle \n max maven
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Max Maven

Hypothetical Imperative

2006


71



ultrafind \n interlocking chain principle with three riffle shuffles \n david solomon \n the ultra find \n theodore annemann
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
David Solomon

UltraFind

Inspired by

2006


141



the ark maneuver \n card is reversed in center and cards dealt in pairs from top to bottom, cards after reversed card can be divined \n steve beam \n odds on favorite \n karl fulves \n the omega bet  updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

The Ark Maneuver

Inspired byRelated to

2006


233



thot echo \n two card location, straight setup \n sam schwartz \n roberto giobbi \n thot echo \n sam schwartz
2006
card college light
Sam Schwartz, Roberto Giobbi

Thot Echo

Also published here

2006


21



smith without the myth \n two spectators cut off a packet and count them, then remember cards at that positions, performer names both selections \n david solomon \n vacation decision \n david solomon \n david finkelstein
2007
the wisdom of solomon
David Solomon

Smith Without The Myth

Variations

2007


150



army card trick \n twophase routine in which a peekedat card is counted to from an oddbacked indicator card, faro \n david solomon \n army reenlisted \n scott baird
2007
the wisdom of solomon
David Solomon

Army Card Trick

Variations

2007


210



remembering the future \n first spectator chooses a card, second spectator cuts the deck and adds some numbers until single digit is arrived at, which matches the value of the first selection \n stewart james \n marketed by sj, 194142 and 1947 \n dismembering the future \n allan slaight
2007
the essential stewart james
Stewart James

Remembering the Future

VariationsAlso published here marketed by SJ, 194142 and 1947

2007


43



double intuition \n two selections, spectator deals stops at card and counts value to find selection, then deck is dealt face down and second spectator stops at selection \n dani daortiz
2007
lecture notes
Dani DaOrtiz

Double Intuition

2007


27



triple intuition \n double exposure adding a third selection \n dani daortiz \n unraveling the triple intuition \n dani daortiz
2007
lecture notes
Dani DaOrtiz

Triple Intuition

Also published here

2007


29



triendfield \n with number force using cards and the date on a coin \n allan slaight \n new pentagram, oct. 1979 \n the famous magazine test \n cy endfield \n telepathy plus \n theodore annemann
2008
spins & needles
Allan Slaight

TriEndfield

Inspired byAlso published here

2008


68



group of seven \n stack that allows a stop trick (101 credit information), spelling to thoughtof card and ten card poker deal \n allan slaight \n linking ring, sep. 1988
2008
spins & needles
Allan Slaight

Group of Seven

Also published here

2008


104



nice dice \n chosen values lie at chosen numbers, two dice \n allan slaight \n the james file, 2000 \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n "diescovery" (bill miesel, precursor xl, june 1993)
2008
spins & needles
Allan Slaight

Nice Dice

Inspired byAlso published here

2008


134



jaw breaker \n spectator deals down in shuffled deck and stops, performer takes duplicate out of another deck, or has it reversed there already, three methods
 standard method (faro)
 using full deck stacks
 bonus brand new sealed deck method \n steven youell \n the perfect choice \n steven youell
2009
weapons of mass deception
Steven Youell

Jaw Breaker

Related to

2009


8



play it straight (triumph) \n "a/k/a 'the bannon triumph'"
ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale \n john bannon \n play it straight (triumph) \n john bannon
2009
six. impossible. things.
John Bannon

Play It Straight (Triumph)

Also published here

2009


56



spanish roulette \n mate of selection is found via fair dealing procedure, setup \n ramón riobóo \n ramón riobóo's inverse compensation \n david solomon
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Ramón Riobóo

Spanish Roulette

Variations

2010


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devil's deal \n performer and spectator each name a card and a number, gemini placement by counting to those numbers, for corrections see reference \n karl fulves \n devil's deal \n karl fulves \n the devil his due \n mel bennett
2010
prolix
Karl Fulves

Devil's Deal

Related toVariations

2010


512



the inverse function deck \n presentation for "james's miracle", two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n mel bennett \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n "coincidence of two numbers and a prediction" (nick trost, the new tops, july 1975)
2010
prolix
Mel Bennett

The Inverse Function Deck

Inspired byRelated to "Coincidence of Two Numbers and a Prediction" (Nick Trost, The New Tops, July 1975)

2010


514



devil's deal \n performer and spectator each name a card and a number, gemini placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handling \n karl fulves \n devil's deal \n karl fulves
2011
xtra credit
Karl Fulves

Devil's Deal

Related to

2011


71



the devil his due \n same trick with more free choice \n mel bennett \n devil's deal \n karl fulves
2011
xtra credit
Mel Bennett

The Devil His Due

Inspired by

2011


72



descartes \n twodigit number is formed and written on back of a playing card, from other deck a card is selected and value counted, this is repeated until no more move is possible, total of turnedover cards matches number and last card is the same as prediction card \n luis otero
2011
el manuscrito
Luis Otero

Descartes

2011


428



jugando con palos (y con percepción) \n two principles, secretly removing only cards from one suit, and showing a packet which is in numerical order to look shuffled
 1. separación a la vista y secretamente, de un palo de la baraja
 2. enseñada de un palo mezclado (realmente ordenado) \n dani daortiz
2011
el manuscrito
Dani DaOrtiz

Jugando con Palos (y con percepción)

2011


454



simple topper \n \n justin higham \n the mental topper \n edward marlo \n x cards to aces \n justin higham
2011
clairvoyant, mental topper and the mindreader's dream
Justin Higham

Simple Topper

Inspired by

2011


6



a dream without a clue \n \n justin higham \n a trick without a clue \n rolland hamblen
2011
clairvoyant, mental topper and the mindreader's dream
Justin Higham

A Dream Without a Clue

Inspired by

2011


40



on impulse \n spectator should cut anywhere, look at bottom card and name any card of same color but different suit, both values counted down from rest lead to selection \n karl fulves
2012
prolix
Karl Fulves

On Impulse

2012


684



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


698



double deal \n two cards chosen, they multiply to a number that matches their number, then one packet becomes the fourofakind to match selection, the other packet the full suit \n steven hamilton \n "big deal" (roy walton, abra #1881)
2013
the magic of steven hamilton
Steven Hamilton

Double Deal

Inspired by "Big Deal" (Roy Walton, Abra #1881)

2013


142



randomised idf countdown \n \n justin higham
2013
bold and illogical card moves
Justin Higham

Randomised IDF CountDown

2013


22



jungian instinct \n spectator cuts deck and remembers bottom card, replaces, poker hands dealt and card located \n justin higham \n "ramjollock" (benjamin earl, past midnight dvds)
2013
pseudo cheating demos and effects
Justin Higham

Jungian Instinct

Inspired by "Ramjollock" (Benjamin Earl, Past Midnight DVDs)

2013


40



raphael plus \n cards dealt according to thoughtof card, divination \n tom crosbie \n rafael benatar's handling of frank garcia's "miracle speller"
2013
just be croz
Tom Crosbie

Raphael Plus

Inspired by Rafael Benatar's handling of Frank Garcia's "Miracle Speller"

2013


18



the bannon triumph \n "a/k/a play it straight triumph"
ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale \n john bannon \n play it straight (triumph) \n john bannon
2013
high caliber
John Bannon

The Bannon Triumph

Also published here

2013


285



totally fooling \n three random cards stopped on, sum of values equal number of cards cut off, plus selection is at that number \n simon aronson \n total surrender \n simon aronson \n totally fooling sans shuffle \n david solomon \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

Totally Fooling

Inspired byVariations

2014


141



the strange coincidence (a hofzinser problem) \n  daortiz a la carte!
twopart routine \n dani daortiz
2014
genii
Dani DaOrtiz

The Strange Coincidence (A Hofzinser Problem)

Jan. 2014


30



production on request \n  daortiz a la carte!
spectator removes a bunch of cards, they are counted and ten cards, performer reaches into facedown ribbon spread and quickly finds all four tens \n dani daortiz
2014
genii
Dani DaOrtiz

Production on Request

Apr. 2014


40



newandclear force \n acethroughking setup, card chosen by first chosen value then suit, card not really forced but under control \n jon racherbaumer \n "variation: beam’s artificial nuclear force" (david solomon, solomon's bulletin #81, jan. 2016 \n nuclear force \n steve beam
2016
facsimile
Jon Racherbaumer

NewandClear Force

Inspired by "Variation: Beam’s Artificial Nuclear Force" (David Solomon, Solomon's Bulletin #81, Jan. 2016
Related to

2016


37



waltzing matilda \n card selected with some dealing, a card turns face up and is used to count to selection \n roy walton
2016
the complete walton — volume 3
Roy Walton

Waltzing Matilda

2016


176



the whispering queen \n queen tossed in deck, value of card there is used to count to selection, ace to ten setup \n johnny thompson \n jeff busby
2018
the magic of johnny thompson
Johnny Thompson, Jeff Busby

The Whispering Queen

2018


195



notsostraight triumph \n two cards chosen, cards shuffled faceup/facedown, all cards straighten out except first suit in order, then second suit in order \n asi wind \n play it straight (triumph) \n john bannon \n super play it straight! \n simon lovell \n kick back straight \n ken niinuma
2018
repertoire
Asi Wind

NotsoStraight Triumph

Inspired byRelated to

2018


129



totally fooling sans shuffle \n four piles cut to, top cards of three piles total to number of fourth pile, selection on bottom of this pile, then the three numbers used to count to three mates of selection \n david solomon \n totally fooling \n simon aronson
2018
solomon's secrets
David Solomon

Totally Fooling Sans Shuffle

Inspired by

2018


131



counter action \n cards to locate card in the deck, values added to find same card in second deck \n ramón riobóo
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Ramón Riobóo

Counter Action

2018


136



flush in a rush \n deck is shuffled, production of a straight flush \n steve beam
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

Flush in a Rush

2018


247



more card monte \n deck is cut into five packets, cards are moved around, reveal of straight flush \n steve beam \n swimmers \n john scarne
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

More Card Monte

Inspired by

2018


257



middle gauge spread ii \n cards spread on the table, two cards turned over and value is used to count in the spread, both end on same card which turns out to be selection \n steve beam \n middleguage spread \n steve beam
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

Middle Gauge Spread II

Related to

2018


261



a series of fortunate events \n two cards are placed face up into the deck to find selections, numbers between matches added values and eventually cards are located \n steve beam
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

A Series of Fortunate Events

2018


264



lazy man's card trick \n \n harry lorayne \n lazy man's card trick \n jack miller \n al koran
2018
and finally!
Harry Lorayne

Lazy Man's Card Trick

Also published here

2018


213



aces by weight \n aces cut to and their position announced and verified, faro \n tom gagnon \n vernon's aces \n dai vernon \n marlo's miracle routine: cards by weight \n edward marlo
2019
gagnon unfiltered
Tom Gagnon

Aces by Weight

Inspired by

2019


31



weighing in \n aces lost, then found one by one by spreading the deck on the table and stopping the spread, number of cards in unspread portion named and last card is ace each time, aces in named order \n tom gagnon \n electro static aces \n tom gagnon \n marlo's miracle routine: cards by weight \n edward marlo \n think of an ace \n dai vernon
2019
gagnon unfiltered
Tom Gagnon

Weighing In

Inspired byVariations

2019


68



double allerton \n magician predicts card stopped on \n ramón riobóo \n allerton's indicator \n bert allerton
2019
second thoughts
Ramón Riobóo

Double Allerton

Inspired by

2019


167



a magic card and a magic number \n card found using magic card and magic number \n ramón riobóo
2019
second thoughts
Ramón Riobóo

A Magic Card and a Magic Number

2019


177



divine and locate \n divine one selection placed in pocket, locate another selection at its position in deck \n ramón riobóo
2019
second thoughts
Ramón Riobóo

Divine and Locate

2019


181



the principle of inverted compensation \n sum of cards is used to find card with same value as another card \n ramón riobóo \n the roulette deck \n ramón riobóo
2019
second thoughts
Ramón Riobóo

The Principle of Inverted Compensation

Variations

2019


251



the roulette deck \n audience finds mate of selection \n ramón riobóo \n the principle of inverted compensation \n ramón riobóo
2019
second thoughts
Ramón Riobóo

The Roulette Deck

Inspired by

2019


253



perfect order \n cards shuffled faceup/facedown, a facedown card chosen, selection named, all cards righten themselves except the one of the chosen suit in order \n andi gladwin \n "culligula" (kostya kimlat, roadrunner cull dvd, 2007) \n perfect order \n andi gladwin
2020
the boy who cried magic
Andi Gladwin

Perfect Order

Inspired by "Culligula" (Kostya Kimlat, Roadrunner Cull DVD, 2007)
Variations

2020


27



going deep \n three mentally selected cards are quickly found in a pile of thirteen cards \n ramón riobóo \n depth finder \n steve beam
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Ramón Riobóo

Going Deep

Variations

2020


156



how we met \n two decks, four cards are selected and values added, card at number in other deck is predicted \n r. paul wilson
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
R. Paul Wilson

How We Met

2020


243



irrational numbers \n total of card values and four aces are found \n steve beam
2020
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Steve Beam

Irrational Numbers

2020


244



solution to e.f. aces \n aces lost, spectator stops at dribble four times to locate all aces \n edward marlo \n fechter's aces \n eddie fechter \n del ray
2021
output
Edward Marlo

Solution to E.F. Aces

Inspired by

2021


10



the blind leading the blind \n  exhumations
performer finds spectator's touched selection while spectator finds performer's thoughtof selection \n jon racherbaumer \n "tap a lack" (paul cummins, magic, july 2005) \n tap a lack \n paul cummins
2021
genii
Jon Racherbaumer

The Blind Leading the Blind

Inspired by

Nov. 2021


41



randomly constructed \n card chosen by choosing a suit and counting a packet for the value, two handlings
 alternate handling  13 card stack
 reveal ideas
 mentalism reveal
 52 outs
 marked deck
 second deck
 52card index \n ryan schlutz \n salomon vainstein
2021
false anchors — volume five
Ryan Schlutz, Salomon Vainstein

Randomly Constructed

2021


13



bonus idea \n two cards chosen and replaced, deck dealt into two piles, performer finds card, tencard setup \n ryan schlutz
2021
false anchors — volume five
Ryan Schlutz

Bonus Idea

2021


37



travelling as you please \n aces are on table, another card chosen and lost and the ace of matching suit vanishes and appears reversed in deck, selection's value is used to count to it from that ace \n alexander hansford \n alternate endings travel \n alexander hansford \n alternate handling for lay people \n justin higham
2021
often rarely that simple
Alexander Hansford

Travelling As You Please

Variations

2021


134



alternate handling for lay people \n with clean vanish from packet \n justin higham \n travelling as you please \n alexander hansford
2021
often rarely that simple
Justin Higham

Alternate Handling for Lay People

Inspired by

2021


172



impossible double divination \n two spectators cut to a card each in half the deck, shuffling, performer divines the cards
 variations of revelations
 variations with the boris wild marked deck \n boris wild
2021
variations
Boris Wild

Impossible Double Divination

2021


48



increasing values \n setup in deck to still arrive at force card when spectator says stop too late, also see “increasing values in two directions” (same page) for when spectator stops too early or too late \n dani daortiz
2021
freedom of expression
Dani DaOrtiz

Increasing values

2021


106



at the tips of my fingers \n one spectator physically takes card and other freely thinks of one, performer tosses deck and the two cards remain in his hand \n dani daortiz
2021
freedom of expression
Dani DaOrtiz

At the Tips of My Fingers

2021


119



unraveling the triple intuition \n three spectators choose cards and they are lost in deck, spectator a deals and stops when he wants and value of card is counted to arrive at his selection, spectator b deals to a number he thought of and card at that number is his, spectator c deals and stops when he wants and is fairly given option to deal more or go back, arrives at his card \n dani daortiz \n triple intuition \n dani daortiz
2021
freedom of expression
Dani DaOrtiz

Unraveling the Triple Intuition

Also published here

2021


145



when too much is just enough \n  exhumations
two cards and number of cards in pile predicted, rest of deck blank \n jon racherbaumer \n countdown triple prediction \n simon aronson
2022
genii
Jon Racherbaumer

When Too Much is Just Enough

Inspired by

Feb. 2022


48



double libido \n fourdigit number created, four piles dealt accordingly, aces on bottom and number on top \n adam socha \n "bipzwyn (birthday)" (jerry sadowitz, the crimp #48, 1999, p. 438) \n libido \n ramón riobóo
2022
the hermit
Adam Socha

Double Libido

Inspired byRelated to "Bipzwyn (Birthday)" (Jerry Sadowitz, The Crimp #48, 1999, p. 438)

Sep. 2022


418



estimation countdown \n with 101 setup to count down to last ace in case of miscut \n george mcbride
2022
the glasgow file — volume 1
George McBride

Estimation Countdown

2022


50



the lucky magician \n \n dani daortiz
2022
five
Dani DaOrtiz

The Lucky Magician

2022


53



killer instinct \n card peeked at and deck shuffled by spectator, performer finds and names card, interlocking chains \n derrick chung \n an instinct for cards \n unknown \n "ramjollock" (benjamin earl, past midnight dvds)
2022
the nacho card notes
Derrick Chung

Killer Instinct

Inspired byRelated to "Ramjollock" (Benjamin Earl, Past Midnight DVDs)

2022


43



perfect order \n cards shuffled faceup/facedown, a facedown card chosen, selection named, all cards righten themselves except the one of the chosen suit in order \n andi gladwin \n perfect order \n andi gladwin
2022
ubuntu
Andi Gladwin

Perfect Order

Inspired by

2022


9



kick back straight \n wrong suit is turned over, then changes into correct one \n ken niinuma \n magic, sep. 2010 \n super play it straight! \n simon lovell \n notsostraight triumph \n asi wind
2022
talk about tricks
Ken Niinuma

Kick Back Straight

Related toAlso published here

2022


973



prologue  a preliminary trick \n found by spinning a pocketknife \n juan tamariz \n lazy man's card trick \n jack miller \n al koran
2023
letters from juan
Juan Tamariz

Prologue  A Preliminary Trick

Inspired by

2023


20


