89 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Memorized / Partial
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 95
Graham Adams The Twenty Five Card Trick
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 20
William Larsen A Count Down Detection spectator count down to a card near the top, remembers it and shuffles deck, performer locates card
1931 I Won't Play Cards With Him 1
Eddie Joseph Your Age Will Find You Out spectator takes card at position of his age, card and age divined
1942 Greater Card Tricks 29
T. Page Wright, William Larsen The L.W. Stop Mystery spectator thinks of any card in half the deck, all shuffled together and pocketed, spectator removes cards one by one and performer stops him at selection
VariationsAlso published here 1945 My Best 95
Philip T. Goldstein Under Orders clever combination of principles to divine two cards
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 256) 1279
Edward Marlo Predictable Princess ten-card set-up, five envelopes as predictions
Inspired by
  • "Princess A-Hoy" (Peter Tappan & Ross Johnson, The Impostress Princess)
1990 Cardfixes 32
Edward Marlo Put A Shine On Your Mind "Ways to Ascertain the Value of a Thought-Card"
five methods with procedures in which spectator needs to remove as many cards as the thought-of value, partial set-up, memorized deck, distant key card
1991 The Olram File (Issue 3) 7
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Stop Mystery spectator thinks of any card in half the deck, all shuffled together and pocketed, spectator removes cards one by one and performer stops him at selection
Also published here 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 293
Roger Crosthwaite Primal Memory 2 card thought-of from spread and card selected, found, no no fishing
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 84
Edward Marlo Two "Limited Selection" Effects one of five cards thought of, with thinking procedure
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1978
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 341
Edward Marlo Mental Reselection spectator thinks of one of five cards, then choses one of them face-down, it's his mental selection, four methods (marked or stacked)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1979
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 402
Claude Rix Stabbing suite. ou le tour qui trompa stabbing two selections, half forcing stack and memorized deck
1995 Claude Rix et ses 52 partenaires 101
Claude Rix Mutus
1995 Claude Rix et ses 52 partenaires 104
Edward Marlo Shifting, Whispering Thoughts two cards and their positions thought of in ten-card packet, both divined
  • Preferred Handling (ten memorized cards)
Inspired by
  • "Devilish Die" (Jack Avis, Ibidem #22, Oct. 1960)
1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 12
Allan Ackerman Another Anyone Anywhere thought of card's position predicted, then spectator divines position of performer's card, partial memorized deck and prediction pocket index (twelve items)
1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 53
Martin Joyal The Lazy Mentalist Returns divination of bunch of cards, deck shuffled by three spectators
Inspired byRelated to 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 147
Martin Joyal Your Lucky Day! single card prediction, bingo presentation, spectator stops twice, number used to count in other packet
Inspired by 1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 171
René Lavand Divining divination of multiple cards, deck is shuffled in process
1998 The Mysteries of my Life 87
Roger Crosthwaite Multiple Procedures getting spectator to think of one cards of a few
1. Spectator Shuffles and Spreads (full stack, spectator shuffled briefly)
2. Spectator Shuffles and Spreads (small stack)
3. Spectator Shuffles and Spreads (no stack)
Related to 1999 Arcardia 78
Ellis Stanyon The Capital Q No. 23, back-count force
  • Improvement (as divination with partial stack)
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 70
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faro
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2003 Card Fictions 78
Steven Youell Flummoxed! challenge location designed for magicians
2004 Weapons of Mass Destruction 30
Steve Beam The Paddlewheel one card location, using the Rolly Polly Controlly
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 26
Wayne Dobson Missing Think? one of twelve cards chosen and pocketed, then it is put back into the packet and travels to pocket
2004 Dobson's Choice 3 4
Juan Tamariz Memory Jumble stacking half of the deck to memorized deck during a trick, location of single card
2004 Mnemonica 195
Juan Tamariz Weighing the Cards using half Mnemonica, several phases
2004 Mnemonica 197
Juan Tamariz Total Memory memory demonstration, order of cards can be named after several shuffles or deals
  • Version with Faros
  • Version with Deals (Antifaros)
2004 Mnemonica 201
Juan Tamariz Sense of Touch - and Other Senses multi-phase routine, card identities are divined by touch, one phase spectator guesses red or black, with variations of other senses
I. Sense of Touch
II. ... And Other Senses
  • A. Eye-Scan
  • B. Fine Eyesight
  • C. Subtle Hearing
  • D. A Spectacular Routine
2004 Mnemonica 204
Louis Gombert, Al Baker, Juan Tamariz A Card and a Number using two decks
  • Version with the Whole Stack
  • Variations
Variations 2004 Mnemonica 207
Charles T. Jordan, Juan Tamariz, Antón "Mago Antón" López Any Cards Called For four spreads of cards on table, magician writes names of cards on pieces of paper and spectator touches matching cards in spreads
  • Mago Antón's Variation
Inspired by
  • Item 393 in "Jacob Daley's Notebooks" 1972.
2004 Mnemonica 211
Juan Tamariz Come and Go two thought-of cards vanish from packet and appear again
2004 Mnemonica 214
Vincent Dalban, Charles Nyquist, Juan Tamariz The Liar - A Classic
2004 Mnemonica 218
Juan Tamariz Answering Computer colors of cards as direction for spectator to lie or tell the truth, cards etc are divined
Other Presentations
  • A. The Trip
  • B. The Labyrinth
  • C. Hangman
Related to 2004 Mnemonica 220
Arthur Finley, Charles T. Jordan, Juan Tamariz, Antón "Mago Antón" López T.N.T. card is found after several honest shuffles, interlocking chains
2004 Mnemonica 223
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Juan Tamariz The Miracle performer and spectator reverse card in each half of the deck, mates, two phases
Inspired byRelated to 2004 Mnemonica 226
Juan Tamariz Telescopic Coincidence with back turned, performer stops two spectators at selections while dealing through cards
2004 Mnemonica 228
Juan Tamariz Stop at the Same Time with back turned, performer stops two spectators at selections while dealing through cards
2004 Mnemonica 230
Juan Tamariz A Gambling Demonstration
  • Apparent Demonstration of Cheating at Cards
1. Marked Cards
2. Glimpsing
3. Estimation
4. Rapid Counting
5. Any Game, any Hand
2004 Mnemonica 231
Dr. Jacob Daley, Juan Tamariz Card to Wallet card travels from deck to wallet, spectator names a number to select card
Inspired by
  • Note 215 in "Jacob Daley's Notebooks" 1972.
2004 Mnemonica 234
Juan Tamariz The Reversed Card single card reverse, with repetition, spectator names a number to select card
2004 Mnemonica 234
Juan Tamariz The Selection Between the Aces selection travels between Aces on table, when placed back in the deck selection reverses itself
2004 Mnemonica 236
Juan Tamariz Fingerprints and "Cardprints" four phases, using fingerprint presentation
2004 Mnemonica 237
Juan Tamariz Double Divination divination of two cards
2004 Mnemonica 239
Juan Tamariz Jumbled Divination cards shuffled face up into face down, packet is cut and number divined, as well as the amount of reversed card and the cards identities
2004 Mnemonica 240
Juan Tamariz Mnemonicosis with a Half Stack with a thought of card and a selected card
2004 Mnemonica 242
Juan Tamariz, Carlhorst Meier Spectator Misses, Magician Hits spectator and performer each take a card and try to divine card of the other, while spectator misses, performer always hits, several phases
  • A Different Climax
2004 Mnemonica 243
Juan Tamariz Half Sympathy (A Classic with Tamariz Variations) spectator selects number and performer name of a card, card is found at exact position
Related to 2004 Mnemonica 245
Antón "Mago Antón" López Pocket Calculator (A Classic, Variation by Mago Antón) cards used to generate number, cards found which equal total of calculation
2004 Mnemonica 245
Juan Tamariz Tell Me Who You're With and I'll Tell You Who You Are card is selected and replaced and deck shuffled, spectator names cards next to selections and performer names card, then spectator names a card and performer names cards next to it
2004 Mnemonica 246
Juan Tamariz Bingo! spectator deals cards on table, when selection appears performer shouts bingo
2004 Mnemonica 248
Juan Tamariz How Many Reds? cards cut and performer knows amount of red and black cards, five phases
2004 Mnemonica 249
Juan Tamariz The Half Stack with the Spanish Deck
2004 Mnemonica 253
Juan Tamariz, Dr. Jacob Daley Some Time Ago card at number is destroyed and found again restored at same number
Inspired by
  • Item 183 in "Jacob Daley's Notebooks" 1972.
2004 Mnemonica 254
Juan Tamariz Neither Blind Nor Stupid (Version for a Half Stack)
Related to 2004 Mnemonica 259
Juan Tamariz The Clock (A Classic)
2004 Mnemonica 261
Juan Tamariz Stop at the Same Time (Second Version)
Inspired by 2004 Mnemonica 262
Juan Tamariz A Curious Coincidence (Hofzinser?) Strange Harmony / Problem Number 8 with half memorized deck
2004 Mnemonica 263
Barrie Richardson Lazy Magician's Memorized Deck only for two suits distributed through deck
Also published here
  • Club 71, Christmas 1997
2005 Act Two 52
Harry Riser The Impossible Dream spectator cuts off pile, remembers bottom card and puts pile in center of rest, card named later, half stack
Inspired by
  • Ed Marlo Effect
Also published here
  • MUM, June 1995
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 39
Jack Avis, Bob Haines A Bridge Hand four packets made, top cards taken until bridge hand is formed, all cards divined
2006 Rara Avis 29
Jack Avis A Contrived Location selection made in unusual way from incomplete faro condition, also handlings with multiple out prediction and partial stack
2006 Rara Avis 40
Ramón Riobóo Way Ahead two selections
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 43
Giorgio Tarchini Back From Fishing
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 161
Ramón Riobóo Millennial 21-card Trick
2007 7-7-7 67
Brent Braun Princess 21 Card Trick card to pocket ending
2007 7-7-7 99
Karl Fulves U-Predict-It performer and spectator name a card and number each, they match, half new deck order type stack used
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 509
Karl Fulves Crossfire spectator names card from half the deck and a number, performer as well from other half, when counted to, the other cards shows up at the numbers
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 513
Woody Aragón Carbuquillo Toledano cards are shuffled and dealt into poker hands, cards in chosen poker hand are known
Inspired by 2010 El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 11) 304
Denis Behr Stop It spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more
Variations 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 48
Denis Behr Shuffled ACAAN handling in which the spectator can shuffle first
Inspired byVariations 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 55
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"
Related to 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 63
Justin Higham Disguised Sixth Effect
Inspired by 2011 Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream 39
Jack Avis, Karl Fulves Fate Mates 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
Related to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 698
Alan Rorrison Coffee House gag message is shown on coffee gift card after memorization routine
2012 The Blackpool Prediction 38
John Born An Instinct for Cards Revisited Impossible card location, card is selected, lost, deck is shuffled, magician can still find card, includes method with memorized deck, edge marks and punch
Inspired by 2012 Seeking the Bridge 57
John Born Mind Mix Impossible card location
2012 Seeking the Bridge 74
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faro
Also published here 2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 117
Steve Beam Losers Weepers Choreographed process for selecting a card that quickly provides the magician with the key to the selected card.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 102
Unknown Incomplete Faro Peek one half stacked to get position of selection
2016 In Order to Amaze 73
Johnny Thompson The Genii Stop Trick spectator thinks of card in half the deck, spectator deals cards one by one after naming his card, performer stops the deal at selection
Inspired by
  • "L. W. Stop Mystery" (Wright & Larson, Genii, Vol. 1 No. 1)
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 127
Asi Wind S.A.C.A.A.N. thirteen-card set-up
Inspired byVariations 2018 Repertoire 51
Matt Baker Tilapia Two spectators each think of a card, magician slowly divines each selection without wrong statements, includes versions built into Tamariz and Aronson stack
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 51
Matt Baker Elementary, My Dear Vernon divining a selection by eliminating the impossible, followed by ending with a Triumph
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 72
Michael Powers Heisting Histed Heisted 3.0 twenty-five duplicates, with additional ideas
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 288
Ramón Riobóo Controlling Chaos Cards mixed face up and down, magician can divine how many cards are face down, and can name every card that is face down
Related to 2019 Second Thoughts 147
Steve Forte Short-Term Memory memory system for instantly memorizing ten cards in order, combined with half a memorized deck to pseudo demo, Sal Piacente story
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1021
Larry Jennings The Joker Finds a Thought-of Card card thought of from a group, performer stabs Joker reversed next to selection
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 127