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l'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and KS among Club cards is mistaken for KCRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 77
Roy Walton Demi Demon mates are foundVariations Cardboard Charades 24
Gene Finnell The Down/Under Exchange Surprise selection placed aside, packet cut and down/under deal performed until four cards remain, top of those is selection and previously tabled card matches other three cards Gene Finnell's Card Magic 55
Roy Walton, Charles T. Jordan Colour Me Jordan two decks, mentally selected cards appear in other halves of the deck which are in spectators pockets Card Script 35
Burling Hull The Two Fold Miracle spectator shuffles deck and cuts to any card, its value used to count down in second deck, same card found there The Amazing World of Mentalism 49
Stephen Minch The Minch Ken two cards from ESP deck, spectators think of a number and count to cardAlso published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 255) 1271
Jerry Sadowitz Elimination comedy location, all cards eliminated in stages with patter lines except selectionInspired by
  • "Magical Eliminator" (Roy Walton)
Inspirations 73
Karl Fulves Hidden Diamonds Diamonds, Jacks and Queens found with story presentation Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 46
Roy Walton School Daze two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as predictionInspired by
  • Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Variations
Profile (Issue 5) 1
Richard James A Problem Solved? deck faced and spread on table, face-up and face-down card pushed out of spread, they are matesInspired by Profile (Issue 11) 11
Arturo de Ascanio ¿Juega Usted al Mus? gambling routine for the spanish game "Mus", with a deck of forty cardsAlso published here
  • "Circular Mensual del S.E.I." N° 4, 1954.
La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 4 7
Philip T. Goldstein Some Indifference two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction, Henry Christ's "The Difference and the Sum"Inspired byVariations Profile (Issue 8) 7
Stephen Tucker The Penultimate Truth Inspired by Profile (Issue 12) 6
Peter Duffie Card Count-Down card thought-of from twelve-card packet, suit spelled, pairs dealt, value counted down in rest of the deck to find mate Profile (Issue 16) 6
Jackie McClements Pushthru Eliminator card chosen, incomplete faro pushed through a few times to get clues about the color and suit of card, wrong card is determined, still right card shows up reversed in deckAlso published here
  • The Crimp, p. 212
Shock Treatment 4
Steven Hamilton Thinking Out Loud card built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other, that card turns over, then Triumph with four cards reversed at finale, the constructed card and its matesAlso published here Roger's Thesaurus 210
Roger Crosthwaite Variation Three: Retention-of-Vision Inspired by Roger's Thesaurus 52
Peter Duffie The Ultimate Truth Inspired by
  • "Tarradiddle" (Peter Duffie, Quartet, 1986)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Imagine
Duffie's Card Compulsions 84
Scott Robinson Chance by Choice four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 89
Doug Canning Card Counters Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 153
Jack Avis Magical Sucuba 4x4 matrix, some number coincidences occur Vis à Vis 110
Steve Beam Bite Me four spectators cut cards and selections are found Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 204
Steve Beam Turning 21 imitating the 21 card trick
- 2-Selection Version
- Infusion
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 60
Peter Duffie A Stebbish Location two cards chosen with two dice, performer produces one and names the other, variation of Si Stebbins stack New Inspirations 13
Richard Bartram, Jr. Joker Assisted Triumph ends in new deck order, farosInspired by Card File Two 17
Ali Bongo Unfolding Future folded multi-level prediction as in Simon Aronson's "Shuffle-Bored"Inspired by
  • Ludow, from Paris
Related toVariations
Off The Books (Issue 2) 11
John Moran Discard Poker cards are shuffled face up into face down, face down cards are dealt for four players, four Royal Flushes Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 38
Steve Beam The Macho Magician Versus Wussy Gambler matching value and suit are spelled of selection, then four Aces are found as a kicker by spelling Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 46
Steve Beam The Of-Age Card Trick 21 card trick without dealing the cards multiple times Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 56
Marty Kane V.D. valentines day patter, card is found by dealing and spelling, she loves me / loves me not for down-under dealInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 73
Steve Beam Prime Location cards reveal selection and amount of cut cardsInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 77
Steve Beam Bulletproof card is cut to and divined Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 80
Steve Beam The Birthday Card spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthdayVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 86
Steve Beam Mortality card found at number, number indicates how long person will liveRelated to
  • Gaeton Bloom's "Immortal"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 115
Stewart James, Steve Beam Applause Card two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers, at total is a card with a messageInspired by
  • Stewart James' "Were You Fooled?" in "Stewart James in Print - The First Fifty Years"
Related to
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 152
Marty Kane Hallmark Inventory Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 185
Peter Duffie Found by Coincidence spectator uses some cards of sixteen-card packet to find his selection with down-under deal, then reverse faros until down to one brings mate of the top card of another packetInspired by New Inspirations 6
Peter Duffie K.I.A. "Kane is Able"
twenty-card packet, after some dealing a value and a suit are used to form a card, it is the card that a spectator earlier stopped dealing
Inspired by
  • Marty Kane trick
Cards By All Means 5
Peter Duffie The Universal Base Ace of Spades put on bottom of deck, it changes into the mates of three selections, other Aces show up as climax, bottom deals Cards By All Means 7
Lewis Jones Dual control two thought-of cards divined (each one out of five)Inspired by
  • "Radar Deck" (Richard Osterlind)
Ahead of the Pack 146
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Twins collide five cards put on table and one chosen, its mate found from rest of deck Ahead of the Pack 160
Marty Kane Divide and Conjure! after several full-deck reverse faros, only three cards remain, one settled upon, it is the selection
- Full Deck Handling
- Further Notions on Divide and Conjure! (2)
- External Thoughts (Robin Robertson, Jerry K. Hartman, Peter Duffie)
- The Trouble with Seven
- Partial Deck Handlings
- Full Deck Prearranged Handling (named card)
Inspired by
  • "The Devil and His Disciple" (Robert Neale, Life Death, and Other Card Tricks)
Related toVariations
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 49
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Paranormalist spectator riffle shuffles once and turns up pairs without the performer seeing them, when a color-matching pair is found the performer names the higher valueInspired byRelated to Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 95
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Power of Love Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 97
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Gilbreath Plays Dominoes after a riffle shuffle domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predictedInspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 66
Iain Girdwood Unicycle Stack values recycle after one shuffle
- The 16 Card Unicycle Stack
- The 30 Card Unicycle Stack
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 68
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Domino Effect domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predictedVariations Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 64
Jackie McClements Pushthru Eliminator card chosen, incomplete faro pushed through a few times to get clues about the color and suit of card, wrong card is determined, still right card shows up reversed in deckAlso published here
  • The Crimp, p. 212
A Lecture 14
Dave Campbell Dave's Premonition card not named but built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the otherInspired by
  • "Thinking Out Loud" (Steven Hamilton, The Crimp #10)
Variations
The Dave Campbell Legacy 47
Stewart James The Robot Deck Stack that allows you to do seven routines in a row

Mental Spell, Straight Poker, Stud Poker, Blackjack, Bridge, Scrambled Spelling Bee, Prophetic Card Discovery
The Essential Stewart James 53
Stewart James The Prophet's Choice Card at a number predicted by magician, two decks used, two cardsAlso published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Oct 6, 1946
The Essential Stewart James 64
Stewart James The Clincher Spelling to thought of cards with a poker themeAlso published here
  • typewritten instructions, Aug 1947
The Essential Stewart James 71
Stewart James Ten Nights In A Cardroom Multiple phase routine with ten tricks

1. Shuffled deck, you deal and win a game of draw poker
2. Four spectators name a number each, the cards at those positions have the same value
3. You are able to name every card in a hand of poker as it is being dealt
4. Card to pocket, card is lost in the deck by spectator, then card appears in your previously empty pocket. Effect is repeated.
5. Challenge card location
6. Prediction trick
7. You deal yourself good cards for poker
8. You can predict what cards you will receive for poker
9. Blackjack deal, spectator can name any number of hands and you will always win with a blackjack
10. Shuffled deck, you blindfold yourself, you deal for poker and win once again
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 84
Stewart James Pocket of Persistence Deck is placed in pocket unseen, magician can be blindfolded, but is able to extract winning poker hands, and even the mate to a previously selected cardAlso published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Apr 1949 and Aug 1958
The Essential Stewart James 105
Stewart James Micawber Card is freely named, deck is removed from box and to show one card is reversed in the deck. This reversed card is used to locate the named card.Also published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1952
The Essential Stewart James 116
David Solomon Very Dicey selection in deck, two pairs of dice thrown, both numbers counted to, the cards there match the total, both numbers added, packet of that size produced with selection as last cardInspired by
  • version on "Solomon's Mind" DVD
Related to
The Wisdom of Solomon 16
Aldo Colombini Direct Aces spectator cuts off pile, next to values added, counted down, Aces found finally Prolix (Issue 4) 219
Román García Una Partida Entre Tahúres Triumph, Kings are found after each shuffle, deck ends up in new deck order, farosRelated to Nanomagias 35
Karl Fulves Triptych two cards chosen, two piles dealt and performer reads out loud all the cards, spectators name the piles with their selections, performer divines cards, they transpose into other pile and are only odd-backed onesInspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 603
Karl Fulves Trap Shoot deck cut, value of top and suit of bottom card used to make up composite card, that is caught with other two cardsInspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 694
Steven Hamilton Thinking Out Loud card built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other, that card turns over, then Triumph with four cards reversed at finale, the constructed card and its matesAlso published here The Magic of Steven Hamilton 22
Benjamin Earl Roleplayer (With a Named Four-of-a-Kind) named card located with the matching three-of-a-kind by spectator
1) Full Deck Setup
2) No Setup
Roleplayer 9
David Solomon Free-Cut Thought Kings cut into deck, Kings come together and Aces appear reversed in deck as well, faro
- A Cool Discovery (variations with Queens)
Inspired by
  • "Free Cut Marriages" (Nick Trost, Subtle Card Creations - Volume 4)
Solomon's Secrets 96
Harapan Ong That Escalated Quickly deck cut, Ace on top, cut into two piles, two Twos on top, ends with ten packets with Ace through Ten Principia 144
John Bannon, David Solomon A Christ Session four Sixes produced, starting with a Christ force Solomon's Secrets 77
David Solomon Ramón Riobóo's Inverse Compensation some cards removed, spectator choses three red cards of those and a black card, the red cards are added to count down to mate of black cardInspired by Solomon's Secrets 79
David Solomon Down the Magic Square Path game presentation, number of cut-off cards is total of one routine in 4x4 square, other twelve cards shown blankInspired by
  • "The Total Package" (Simon Aronson, Art Decko)
Solomon's Secrets 103
David Solomon Suited Double Deal two spectators cut off a pile, piles dealt into six packets each, all top cards are one suit, prediction is missing card, re-deal force Solomon's Secrets 107
David Solomon Reading the Tea Leaves sixteen-card packet riffle shuffled and dealt into four piles, top cards used to divine selection and find it by adding total Solomon's Secrets 125
Matt Baker Triple-Fried Three cards selected by three spectators through a lot of dealing, magician then divines all three selections, can be done with memorized deck or a special stackInspired by The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 204
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 stackInspired by The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 51
Matt Baker Pile Driver Complicated mathematical version of the twenty one card trick, based on principle by Edmé-Gilles GuyotInspired by The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 217