the queens digging for diamonds \n hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation \n unknown \n queens digging for diamonds \n ellis stanyon
1889
tricks with cards
Unknown

The Queens digging for Diamonds

hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation

das umzählen \n on the reverse counting of decks and packets \n unknown \n ein nie versagender trick \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Unknown

kinetoscopic force \n cards riffled in front of spectator and king of spades among club cards is mistaken for king of clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here \n l'homme masqué \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué
1897
der zauberspiegel L'Homme Masqué

Kinetoscopic Force

cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here

ueber künstliches mischen \n slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166 \n a. j. \n die 10 orakelkarten \n eduard w. lufa \n sonderbare uebereinstimmung \n a. j.
1904
die zauberwelt A. J.

Ueber künstliches Mischen

slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166

kinetoscopic force \n cards riffled in front of spectator and king of spades among club cards is mistaken for king of clubs \n l'homme masqué \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué \n erdnase method a \n roger crosthwaite \n variation three: retention-of-vision \n roger crosthwaite \n stop & think \n karl fulves \n riffle and think \n j. w. sarles \n court card riffle force \n charlie miller \n r. paul wilson
1909
the art of magic L'Homme Masqué

Kinetoscopic Force

cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs

a psychological discovery \n two-pile-stop trick with eight/nine alternating set-up \n sam leo horowitz \n daley notebooks #602 \n curious coincidence \n unknown \n never-miss stop effect \n martin gardner \n name your number \n bert allerton \n 8's & 9's \n sam leo horowitz \n n-e-t profit \n richard vollmer \n diploid \n peter duffie \n coversion \n peter duffie \n the stop trick \n sam leo horowitz \n roberto giobbi \n martin gardner \n another psychological discovery \n bob farmer
1938
greater magic Sam Leo Horowitz

A Psychological Discovery

two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up

never-miss stop effect \n two-pile-stop trick with tens/jacks alternating set-up \n martin gardner \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz
1940
12 tricks with a borrowed deck Martin Gardner

Never-Miss Stop Effect

two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up

colour me jordan \n two decks, mentally selected cards appear in other halves of the deck which are in spectators pockets \n roy walton \n charles t. jordan
1973
card script 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

blackjack player's delight \n four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four aces to make four blackjacks \n ron ferris \n allan ackerman \n blackjack players blight \n r. paul wilson
1978
here's my card Ron Ferris, Allan Ackerman

Blackjack Player's Delight

four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks

the minch ken \n two cards from esp deck, spectators think of a number and count to card \n stephen minch \n either/or \n stephen minch
1980
the compleat magick — volume iii Stephen Minch

The Minch Ken

two cards from ESP deck, spectators think of a number and count to card

mindevelopmental \n divination of color, suit, value and complete name of card, using a slate and playing cards \n howard a. adams \n "mentalist" 1962
1980
oicufesp Howard A. Adams

Mindevelopmental

divination of color, suit, value and complete name of card, using a slate and playing cards

Also published here

"Mentalist" 1962

1980

OICUFESP
(Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)

point of conversion \n ace of diamonds put in center, it comes to top with the two of diamonds underneath which is tabled, repeated and ace brings three to five to top as well, then ace of spades is on top and the tabled diamonds change to royal flush cards \n karl fulves
1987
secret session — part two Karl Fulves

Point of Conversion

Ace of Diamonds put in center, it comes to top with the Two of Diamonds underneath which is tabled, repeated and Ace brings Three to Five to top as well, then Ace of Spades is on top and the tabled Diamonds change to Royal Flush cards

whether forecast \n spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are aces, aces change into royal flush, re-deal principle \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff Michael Powers

Whether Forecast

spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are Aces, Aces change into Royal Flush, re-deal principle

school daze \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction \n roy walton \n henry christ's "sum & difference" \n some indifference \n philip t. goldstein
1991
profile Roy Walton

School Daze

two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction

¿juega usted al mus? \n gambling routine for the spanish game "mus", with a deck of forty cards \n arturo de ascanio \n "circular mensual del s.e.i." n° 4, 1954.
1992
la magia de ascanio — vol. 4 Arturo de Ascanio

¿Juega Usted al Mus?

gambling routine for the spanish game "Mus", with a deck of forty cards

some indifference \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction, henry christ's "the difference and the sum" \n philip t. goldstein \n school daze \n roy walton \n a note from roy walton \n roy walton
1992
profile 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"

triplicants \n card chosen from three-card packet twice, repeated three times, three value pairs, values predicted as well \n peter duffie \n "triple coincidence" (robert harbin, abracadabra & harbincadabra)
1993
card selection Peter Duffie

Triplicants

card chosen from three-card packet twice, repeated three times, three value pairs, values predicted as well

card count-down \n card thought-of from twelve-card packet, suit spelled, pairs dealt, value counted down in rest of the deck to find mate \n peter duffie
1993
profile 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

imaginary 21 card trick \n in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician \n chuck smith \n another invisible 21-card trick \n doug conn \n impossible 21 card trick \n doug conn \n imaginary 21 card trick \n chuck smith
1994
what if? Chuck Smith

Imaginary 21 Card Trick

in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician

chance by choice \n four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope \n scott robinson \n errors and omissions \n steve beam
1995
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 2 Scott Robinson

Chance by Choice

four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope

blackjack players blight \n four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four aces to make four blackjacks \n r. paul wilson \n blackjack player's delight \n ron ferris \n allan ackerman
1995
chaos theories R. Paul Wilson

Blackjack Players Blight

four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks

the ultimate truth \n \n peter duffie \n imagine \n packet calculator \n dai vernon \n the penultimate truth \n stephen tucker \n alternate opening \n bernard rasmussen \n tarradiddle \n peter duffie
1995
duffie's card compulsions Peter Duffie

sticky residue \n spectator deals out any number of poker hands, cut one hand and remembers top card, all assembled, performer divined number of hands and card \n r. paul wilson \n piles of cards \n dai vernon \n tears in rain \n jerry sadowitz
1995
chaos theories R. Paul Wilson

Sticky Residue

spectator deals out any number of poker hands, cut one hand and remembers top card, all assembled, performer divined number of hands and card

direct mental \n spectator removes cards to represent hour and then thinks of a card of the same value which is divined \n bob king
1995
opening night magic Bob King

Direct Mental

spectator removes cards to represent hour and then thinks of a card of the same value which is divined

amalga-mate \n card pocketed, then a card chosen for value and suit each, it matches prediction in pocket, mexican prediction \n peter duffie \n "ten mate" (joe rindfleisch, precursor, jan. 1996)
1996
method in effect Peter Duffie

Amalga-Mate

card pocketed, then a card chosen for value and suit each, it matches prediction in pocket, Mexican Prediction

imogenetic \n three cards chosen and face up on table, another card made with suit and value of two of those cards, that card found via spelling and other cards from that value as well \n peter duffie \n "genimo" (alan francis, abacus, vol. 4 no. 7)
1996
method in effect Peter Duffie

Imogenetic

three cards chosen and face up on table, another card made with suit and value of two of those cards, that card found via spelling and other cards from that value as well

chainsaw \n spectator cuts cards and counts down according to cut-to value, that card predicted, four-way out in himber wallet \n philip t. goldstein
1998
the himber wallet book Philip T. Goldstein

Chainsaw

spectator cuts cards and counts down according to cut-to value, that card predicted, four-way out in Himber Wallet

magical sucuba \n 4x4 matrix, some number coincidences occur \n jack avis \n müller/avis dealing procedure \n reinhard müller \n jack avis
1998
vis à vis Jack Avis

queens digging for diamonds \n no. 40, hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation \n ellis stanyon \n the queens digging for diamonds \n unknown
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks Ellis Stanyon

Queens Digging for Diamonds

No. 40, hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation

rapit memorization (?) of half the pack \n no. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks Ellis Stanyon

Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack

No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet

impossible 21 card trick \n spectator pockets card, it is named \n doug conn \n must be 21 to enter \n chris kenner \n imaginary 21 card trick \n chuck smith \n another invisible 21-card trick \n doug conn
1999
tricks of my trade Doug Conn

parallelogram \n different presentation for bulletproof, with two cards \n steve beam \n bulletproof \n steve beam
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 Steve Beam

Parallelogram

different presentation for Bulletproof, with two cards

v.d. \n valentines day patter, card is found by dealing and spelling, she loves me / loves me not for down-under deal \n marty kane \n peter duffie's "lying time" \n australian self-help \n alex elmsley
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 Marty Kane

V.D.

valentines day patter, card is found by dealing and spelling, she loves me / loves me not for down-under deal

prime location \n cards reveal selection and amount of cut cards \n steve beam \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n location, location, location \n steve beam
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 Steve Beam

bulletproof \n card is cut to and divined \n steve beam \n parallelogram \n steve beam \n bullet-ridden \n steve beam
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 Steve Beam

discard poker \n cards are shuffled face up into face down, face down cards are dealt for four players, four royal flushes \n john moran
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 John Moran

Discard Poker

cards are shuffled face up into face down, face down cards are dealt for four players, four Royal Flushes

applause card \n two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers, at total is a card with a message \n stewart james \n steve beam \n stewart james' "were you fooled?" in "stewart james in print - the first fifty years" \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 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 message

Inspired by

Stewart James' "Were You Fooled?" in "Stewart James in Print - The First Fifty Years"

the macho magician versus wussy gambler \n matching value and suit are spelled of selection, then four aces are found as a kicker by spelling \n steve beam
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 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

found by coincidence \n 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 packet \n peter duffie \n oracle \n karl fulves
2000
new inspirations 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 packet

the of-age card trick \n 21 card trick without dealing the cards multiple times \n steve beam \n the of-age card trick \n steve beam
2000
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 3 Steve Beam

The Of-Age Card Trick

21 card trick without dealing the cards multiple times

unfolding future \n folded multi-level prediction as in simon aronson's "shuffle-bored" \n ali bongo \n ludow, from paris \n future notes \n ali bongo \n ala bongo \n karl fulves
2000
off the books Ali Bongo

Unfolding Future

folded multi-level prediction as in Simon Aronson's "Shuffle-Bored"

k.i.a. \n "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 \n peter duffie \n marty kane trick
2001
cards by all means 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

the universal base \n ace of spades put on bottom of deck, it changes into the mates of three selections, other aces show up as climax, bottom deals \n peter duffie
2001
cards by all means 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

dual control \n two thought-of cards divined (each one out of five) \n lewis jones \n "radar deck" (richard osterlind)
2002
ahead of the pack Lewis Jones

Dual control

two thought-of cards divined (each one out of five)

twins collide \n five cards put on table and one chosen, its mate found from rest of deck \n jack avis \n lewis jones
2002
ahead of the pack Jack Avis, Lewis Jones

Twins collide

five cards put on table and one chosen, its mate found from rest of deck

domino effect \n domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predicted \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n gilbreath plays dominoes \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 2 Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Domino Effect

domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predicted

the left-handed clock \n cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand \n cushing strout \n kaplan's clock trick \n george g. kaplan
2005
on the other side of the mirror Cushing Strout

The Left-Handed Clock

Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand

the spoiler \n selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand \n steve beam \n alpha bet \n steve beam \n package deal \n stewart james
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 7 Steve Beam

The Spoiler

selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand

take this card and shove it \n selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand, with smaller set-up \n steve beam
2006
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 7 Steve Beam

Take this Card and Shove It

selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand, with smaller set-up

imaginary 21 card trick \n in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician \n chuck smith \n imaginary 21 card trick \n chuck smith
2007
7-7-7 Chuck Smith

Imaginary 21 Card Trick

in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician

very dicey \n 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 card \n david solomon \n version on "solomon's mind" dvd \n counting on it \n paul cummins
2007
the wisdom of solomon 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 card

coincidental cut \n spectator cuts off packet, then selects card in rest, card on either side add up to number of cut-off pile \n nick trost \n "how many card did you cut?" (henry bosworth, linking ring, dec. 1970)
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2 Nick Trost

Coincidental Cut

spectator cuts off packet, then selects card in rest, card on either side add up to number of cut-off pile

Inspired by

"How Many Card Did You Cut?" (Henry Bosworth, Linking Ring, Dec. 1970)

mental fingertips \n spectator cuts off pile and pockets it, then pockets a card as well, performer finds two cards in his pocket that match the number of cut-off pile, then mate \n nick trost \n marketed in 1964
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2 Nick Trost

Mental Fingertips

spectator cuts off pile and pockets it, then pockets a card as well, performer finds two cards in his pocket that match the number of cut-off pile, then mate

the eleven routine \n nine tabled pairs, spectator drops prediction on one of them, only that pair adds up to predicted number eleven, two more phases \n nick trost \n "brain blaster" (bob mason, marketed 1974) \n "figgerow" (stewart james, linking ring, aug. 1969) \n eleven plus \n peter duffie \n all the fives! \n peter duffie \n george mcbride \n pinochle marriages routine iii \n nick trost
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2 Nick Trost

The Eleven Routine

nine tabled pairs, spectator drops prediction on one of them, only that pair adds up to predicted number eleven, two more phases

bolsillos opuestos \n card stopped at and card thought-of in relation to the thought-of card, both removed, performer divines both \n pit hartling \n brother john hamman \n opposite pockets \n brother john hamman \n hot pockets \n pit hartling \n brother john hamman
2011
el manuscrito Pit Hartling, Brother John Hamman

Bolsillos Opuestos

card stopped at and card thought-of in relation to the thought-of card, both removed, performer divines both

predicting the past \n magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience \n steve beam \n sleepwalker \n steve beam \n predicting the past \n steve beam
2012
gourmet card magic Steve Beam

Predicting the Past

magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience

total recall \n spectator cuts off some cards, number of cards matches the sum of values of three random chosen cards, mcs stack \n simon aronson \n the trained deck \n simon aronson \n total surrender \n simon aronson
2014
art decko Simon Aronson

Total Recall

Spectator cuts off some cards, number of cards matches the sum of values of three random chosen cards, MCS Stack

the total package \n three phases:
1. total recall
2. prediction of card at number
3. selection found at number \n simon aronson \n total recall \n simon aronson \n total surrender \n simon aronson \n down the magic square path \n david solomon
2014
art decko Simon Aronson

The Total Package

Three phases:

1. Total Recall
2. Prediction of card at number
3. Selection found at number

total surrender \n total recall combined with totally fooling \n simon aronson \n total recall \n simon aronson \n totally fooling \n simon aronson \n the total package \n simon aronson
2014
art decko Simon Aronson

ranger school \n several versions of a range force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.
- the deepest cut
- short cut
- split forces
- it's manure time
- retreating force
- opposing force
- centrifugal force \n steve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 Steve Beam

Ranger School

Several versions of a range force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.

predicting the past \n routine where the magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience. \n steve beam \n predicting the past \n steve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 Steve Beam

Predicting the Past

Routine where the magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience.

a christ session \n four sixes produced, starting with a christ force \n john bannon \n david solomon
2018
solomon's secrets John Bannon, David Solomon

ramón riobóo's inverse compensation \n 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 card \n david solomon \n spanish roulette \n ramón riobóo
2018
solomon's secrets 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 card

down the magic square path \n game presentation, number of cut-off cards is total of one routine in 4x4 square, other twelve cards shown blank \n david solomon \n the total package \n simon aronson
2018
solomon's secrets 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 blank

suited double deal \n 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 \n david solomon
2018
solomon's secrets 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

reading the tea leaves \n sixteen-card packet riffle shuffled and dealt into four piles, top cards used to divine selection and find it by adding total \n david solomon
2018
solomon's secrets 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

single stack \n while forcing a card from a bank, controlling mates, with three variations \n steve beam \n martin gardner's "five nine king" in "scarne on card tricks" 1950.
2018
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 11 Steve Beam

Single Stack

while forcing a card from a bank, controlling mates, with three variations

Inspired by

Martin Gardner's "Five Nine King" in "Scarne on Card Tricks" 1950.

that escalated quickly \n deck cut, ace on top, cut into two piles, two twos on top, ends with ten packets with ace through ten \n harapan ong
2018
principia 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

plumber's helper \n shuffled deck in pocket, performer removes a straight flush \n steve beam \n aces from the pocket \n john scarne
2018
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 11 Steve Beam

Plumber's Helper

shuffled deck in pocket, performer removes a Straight Flush

the lowdown \n spectator selects one of four cards, values of other three cards are counted from reminder to find mates \n derrick chung \n shigeo futagawa's "free choice coincidence" in "the lecture notes of shigeo futagawa" 1999
2018
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 11 Derrick Chung

The Lowdown

spectator selects one of four cards, values of other three cards are counted from reminder to find mates

Inspired by

Shigeo Futagawa's "Free Choice Coincidence" in "The Lecture Notes of Shigeo Futagawa" 1999

pile driver \n complicated mathematical version of the twenty one card trick, based on principle by edmé-gilles guyot \n matt baker \n from gergonne to gargantua \n joseph diez gergonne
2019
the buena vista shuffle club Matt Baker

Pile Driver

Complicated mathematical version of the twenty one card trick, based on principle by Edmé-Gilles Guyot

liar's truth \n "the consequences of intentions"
card chosen, then spectator lies about it and this liar card is spelled to and shows up, then it changes into original selection \n helder guimarães \n opposite pockets \n brother john hamman
2019
secret language — volume 1 Helder Guimarães

Liar's Truth

"The Consequences of Intentions"
card chosen, then spectator lies about it and this liar card is spelled to and shows up, then it changes into original selection

the spectator-shuffle control \n small set-up retained during spectator shuffle \n joshua jay \n yves doumergue
2019
triptych Joshua Jay, Yves Doumergue

tilapia \n two spectators each think of a card, magician slowly divines each selection without wrong statements, includes versions built into tamariz and aronson stack \n matt baker \n "think-a-card in the aronson stack" (simon aronson, unpublished, 2016) \n simon-eyes \n simon aronson
2019
the buena vista shuffle club 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

"Think-a-Card in the Aronson Stack" (Simon Aronson, unpublished, 2016)

the charm \n aces are inserted into a pile, they form blackjack with card next to it, repeated and humorous last phase \n steve beam \n odds on favorite \n karl fulves \n the omega bet - updated \n nick trost \n al thatcher \n the omega particle \n steve beam
2020
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 12 Steve Beam

The Charm

Aces are inserted into a pile, they form Blackjack with card next to it, repeated and humorous last phase