the "alternate card" trick \n packet comes out in order via downunder deal, thirteencard and 32card version \n unknown
1889
tricks with cards

The "Alternate Card" Trick

1889


72



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

The Queens digging for Diamonds

Also published here

1889


82



the "alternate card" trick \n thirteencard packet comes out in order via downunder deal \n unknown
1890
more magic

The "Alternate Card" Trick

1890


31



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

Das Umzählen

Variations

1896


124



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, nonindex cards used here \n l'homme masqué \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué \n the king of clubs: a trick of l'homme masqué \n l'homme masqué
1897
der zauberspiegel
L'Homme Masqué

Kinetoscopic Force

Also published here

Sep. 1897


43



ueber künstliches mischen \n slow shuffling method that reorganizes 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

Related to

Nov. 1904


164



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 stop & think \n karl fulves \n riffle and think \n j. w. sarles \n erdnase method a \n roger crosthwaite \n variation three: retentionofvision \n roger crosthwaite \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué \n court card riffle force \n charlie miller \n r. paul wilson \n the kaleidoscopic card \n bill woodfield \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué
1909
the art of magic
L'Homme Masqué

Kinetoscopic Force

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1909


77



fourth method \n spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack (for practice only), "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his waterloo in this experiment" \n t. nelson downs \n malini's location \n max malini
1909
the art of magic
T. Nelson Downs

Fourth Method

Variations

1909


152



mental telepathy \n deck dealt into six piles, any card chosen and lost by assembling the deck \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Mental Telepathy

1928


10



the six piles \n six cards on top and bottom of a suit \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards

The Six Piles

1935


12



mephisto's message \n number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half \n unknown \n curious coincidence \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards

Mephisto's Message

Related to

1935


16



curious coincidence \n \n unknown \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz \n mephisto's message \n unknown
1936
card manipulations

Curious Coincidence

Related to

1936


149



card divination \n card thought of from twentysixcard stack, multiple out location of card once it is named \n dai vernon \n the vernon card divination \n dai vernon \n vernon's divination effect with 26 cards \n dai vernon
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Dai Vernon

Card Divination

Also published here

1937


224



forcing the mental selection by prearrangement \n only court card among number cards, two methods \n unknown
1938
greater magic

Forcing the Mental Selection by Prearrangement

1938


333



a psychological discovery \n twopilestop trick with eight/nine alternating setup \n sam leo horowitz \n curious coincidence \n unknown \n the stop trick \n sam leo horowitz \n roberto giobbi \n martin gardner \n net profit \n richard vollmer \n name your number \n bert allerton \n another psychological discovery \n bob farmer \n nevermiss stop effect \n martin gardner \n diploid \n peter duffie \n coversion \n peter duffie \n horowitz's mental stop \n sam leo horowitz \n the horowitz variation \n eugene burger \n twopile stop force \n juan tamariz
1938
greater magic
Sam Leo Horowitz

A Psychological Discovery

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1938


549



mind mirror \n one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles \n jack mcmillen \n the mind mirror \n jack mcmillen \n jean hugard \n frederick braue \n the third shuffle \n jason england \n "mind mirror" resilvered \n jerry l. christensen \n reflected thoughts \n andrew galloway \n mirror of the mind(reader) \n justin higham \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n john archer \n ein netter kartentrick \n jack mcmillen \n riffle shuffle \n unknown \n shuffle location \n unknown \n the third shuffle \n jason england \n the nyc trick \n micah c. lasher \n muscle reading \n roberto giobbi \n jack mcmillen
1940
expert card technique
Jack McMillen

Mind Mirror

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940


223



nevermiss stop effect \n twopilestop trick with tens/jacks alternating setup \n martin gardner \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz
1940
12 tricks with a borrowed deck
Martin Gardner

NeverMiss Stop Effect

Related to

1940


12



a year in your life \n four digits of named year cut to \n jean hugard \n frederick braue \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown \n just in time v2.0.4 (selfworking) \n fritz alkemade \n benjamin earl \n this is your life \n anthony j. gugliotta
1942
miracle shuffles and tricks
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue

A Year in Your Life

Related toVariations

1942


19



memographia \n two cards and their positions remembered, they transpose and a calculated number is predicted \n stewart james
1944
jamesosophy
Stewart James

MemoGraphia

1944


4



triple divination \n card from a poker hand or group of cards remembered, divined with "can you see one of same value here?..."
 effect no. 1
 effect no. 2
 effect no. 3 \n "senator" clarke crandall
1946
50 tricks you can do, you will do, easy to do
"Senator" Clarke Crandall

Triple Divination

1946


22



riffle shuffle \n one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles \n unknown \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
1946
50 tricks you can do, you will do, easy to do

Riffle Shuffle

Also published here

1946


49



mirror of the mind \n suit together \n jack mcmillen
1948
the royal road to card magic
Jack McMillen

Mirror of the Mind

1948


34



the great "stop!" trick \n \n unknown
1949
tricks and stunts with playing cards

The Great "Stop!" Trick

1949


33



five nine king \n card chosen, three piles arranged as in poker player's picnic, on top of the piles are then the mates that match the selection \n martin gardner \n two, six, ten \n steve belchou \n martin gardner \n roberto giobbi
1949
52 amazing card tricks
Martin Gardner

Five Nine King

Related to

1949


11



the magic card square \n packet cut off, magic square with some cards with the number of cutoff cards \n bert allerton \n robert parrish \n simplified magic square \n bert allerton \n magic square card mystery \n takanobu ishida
1952
the last word on cards
Bert Allerton, Robert Parrish

The Magic Card Square

Related toVariations

1952


46



shuffle location \n one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles \n unknown \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
1952
the last word on cards

Shuffle Location

Also published here

1952


52



take nine \n spectator remembers card and its position from the top, performer takes the cards behind the back and brings them back out, the card's value at the original position is used to count down to selection \n ken beale \n roundabout retreat \n john hostler \n number transpo \n edward marlo
1956
ibidem
Ken Beale

Take Nine

Inspired byVariations

Sep. 1956


20



a oneman impossibility? \n spectator with cloth over him divines chosen cards, cue sheet and force, originally published under bowyer's stage name "t. van russell" \n tom bowyer \n marketed 1923
1957
ibidem
Tom Bowyer

A OneMan Impossibility?

Also published here

Mar. 1957


7



billy wiggins' card trick \n three piles made and cut, sum of outer two values adds up to value of center pile all through the piles \n billy wiggins
1957
1957 card annual
Billy Wiggins

Billy Wiggins' Card Trick

1957


9



cards of sympathy \n four quartets show up, transform, transpose \n jack avis
1957
1957 card annual
Jack Avis

Cards of Sympathy

1957


11



kidnapped \n top eleven cards are stacked to tell a story involving a card in an envelope that later shows up elsewhere and transposition and sandwich of various cards, and cards traveling to the performer's pocket \n laurie ireland \n carlton king \n exclusive magic from our notebook, ireland & king, ca. 1933
1957
1957 card annual
Laurie Ireland, Carlton King

Kidnapped

Also published here Exclusive Magic from our Notebook, Ireland & King, ca. 1933

1957


18



digital deck’s terity \n deck cut into two halves, spectator deals two piles of card from one half corresponding to a thoughtof number, values in one pile added, card at that position predicted in other half \n ronald b. edwards
1960
ibidem
Ronald B. Edwards

Digital Deck’s Terity

Oct. 1960


16



trireme \n sixteencard packet cut and dealt into two piles, top card of one pile pocketed, downunderdeal with both packets result in a card of the same value and the same suit of the pocketed card \n ken beale \n triptych \n mel stover
1960
ibidem
Ken Beale

Trireme

Inspired by

Oct. 1960


17



triplets \n spectator counts down to a number between twelve and twenty and pockets card, downunder deal with dealt packet results in mate, another card of that value is taken from pocket \n ken beale \n triptych \n mel stover
1960
ibidem
Ken Beale

Triplets

Inspired by

Oct. 1960


17



square deal \n nine cards are arranged in a 3x3 square as dictated by spectator, they are a magic square \n ken beale \n 3<sup>2</sup> deal duplicated \n ken beale \n russell "rusduck" duck \n marvin johnson
1961
ibidem
Ken Beale

Square Deal

Variations

Mar. 1961


33



this is your life \n four digits of named year cut to, simplified \n anthony j. gugliotta \n a year in your life \n jean hugard \n frederick braue
1961
ibidem
Anthony J. Gugliotta

This is Your Life

Inspired by

Dec. 1961


21



color eliminator effect \n card fingertip riffle peeked, no question asked, estimation, small stack and color eliminator \n edward marlo
1962
estimation
Edward Marlo

Color Eliminator Effect

1962


36



a three locator \n setup and multiple out, estimation peek \n edward marlo
1962
estimation
Edward Marlo

A Three Locator

1962


46



the vernon card divination \n card thought of from half the deck, multiple out divination \n dai vernon \n card divination \n dai vernon
1962
early vernon
Dai Vernon

The Vernon Card Divination

Also published here

1962


37



liberty \n \n roy walton \n liberty \n roy walton
1969
the devil's playthings
Roy Walton

Liberty

Also published here

1969


40



ein netter kartentrick \n one suit on top \n jack mcmillen \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
1969
hokus pokus
Jack McMillen

Ein netter Kartentrick

Also published here

1969


57



3<sup>2</sup> deal duplicated \n selection process with square layout \n ken beale \n russell "rusduck" duck \n marvin johnson \n 3<sup>2</sup> \n russell "rusduck" duck \n square deal \n ken beale
1970
hierophant
Ken Beale, Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Marvin Johnson

3^{2} Deal Duplicated

Inspired by

Spring 1970


126



vernon's divination effect with 26 cards \n no. 17, card thought of from twentysixcard stack, multiple out location of card once it is named, no details \n dai vernon \n card divination \n dai vernon
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dai Vernon

Vernon's Divination Effect With 26 Cards

Also published here

1972


10



daley's version and setup for ted arnold's dice trick \n no. 310, selection lost, two dice rolled and that far counted in deck, either selection revealed or the value of card at that position is used to count to selection, 101 setup \n dr. jacob daley \n ted arnold \n arnold's card and dice trick improvement \n ted arnold \n dai vernon
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley, Ted Arnold

Daley's Version And SetUp For Ted Arnold's Dice Trick

Related to

1972


80



arnold's card and dice trick improvement \n no. 413, selection lost, three dice rolled and that far counted in deck, either selection revealed or the value of card at that position is used to count to selection, 101 setup
 vernon's improvement \n ted arnold \n dai vernon \n daley's version and setup for ted arnold's dice trick \n dr. jacob daley \n ted arnold
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Ted Arnold, Dai Vernon

Arnold's Card and Dice Trick Improvement

Related to

1972


111



club sequence run up with climax \n no. 575, ace through ten of clubs are set, seems to be a riffle stacking demo in which all the values are counted to one by one \n unknown
1972
jacob daley's notebooks

Club Sequence Run up With Climax

1972


160



horowitz's mental stop \n no. 602, twopilestop trick with eight/nine alternating setup \n sam leo horowitz \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz \n 8's & 9's \n sam leo horowitz
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Sam Leo Horowitz

Horowitz's Mental Stop

Also published here

1972


167



witchcraft \n value found by downunderdeal
 method one (fairly easy)
 method two (very easy)) \n roy walton \n witchcraft \n roy walton
1975
some late extra card tricks
Roy Walton

Witchcraft

Also published here

1975


5



the horse race \n  the repeat
 horce race  riffle shuffle method \n nick trost \n second method \n nick trost
1975
gambling tricks with cards — part two
Nick Trost

The Horse Race

Also published here

1975


10



truth & consequences \n five cards, lie detector presentation \n roy walton \n truth & consequences \n roy walton
1976
pabular
Roy Walton

Truth & Consequences

Also published here

Sep. 1976


311



prediction duo \n predict two cards selected \n tan hock chuan
1977
the magic of tan hock chuan
Tan Hock Chuan

Prediction Duo

1977


12



blackjack player's delight \n four tenvalues 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

Variations

1978


94



symmethree \n three cards peeked at, first selection turns face up, both remaining selections are counted to from the first one using its value \n simon aronson \n lucky 7 \n simon aronson \n a complex problem \n edward marlo \n reversed selected locators \n edward marlo \n symmethree \n simon aronson
1978
the card ideas of simon aronson
Simon Aronson

Symmethree

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

1978


38



abacus \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus iii \n charles hudson \n impromptu abacus \n jeanjacques sanvert \n staxvolt \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1980
apocalypse
Philip T. Goldstein

Abacus

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Oct. 1980


397



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
magick
Stephen Minch

The Minch Ken

Also published here

1980


1271



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

Also published here

1980

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

17



the buddha bet \n "can you see your suit/value... here?", setup \n karl fulves \n charles t. jordan \n joseph ovette \n u. f. grant \n demon's divination \n charles t. jordan \n the buddha whispers \n joseph ovette \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
1981
fourcast
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant

The Buddha Bet

Inspired byRelated to

1981


12



liberty \n \n roy walton \n liberty \n roy walton
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

Liberty

Also published here

1981


32



witchcraft \n value found by downunderdeal
 method one (fairly easy)
 method two (very easy)) \n roy walton \n witchcraft \n roy walton
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

Witchcraft

Also published here

1981


149



son of tetradism minus 48 \n mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, faro \n roy walton \n son of tetradism \n peter kane
1981
the complete walton — volume 1
Roy Walton

Son of Tetradism Minus 48

Inspired by

1981


213



abacus \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1982
thunday
Philip T. Goldstein

Abacus

Also published here

1982


3



cumulative \n three cards chosen from tencard packet with dealing procedure \n philip t. goldstein \n never on thunday \n jon racherbaumer \n philip t. goldstein \n auto prediction \n alex elmsley
1982
thunday
Philip T. Goldstein

Cumulative

Inspired byRelated to

1982


5



cards as calculators \n \n peter kane
1982
kane
Peter Kane

Cards as Calculators

1982


48



down under \n down under deal four times to produce four aces \n ken de courcy \n australian poker \n ken de courcy
1983
four ace intro's
Ken De Courcy

Down Under

Related to

1983


22



australian poker \n down under deal five times to give spectator a poker hand, but you win with straight flush \n ken de courcy \n down under \n ken de courcy
1983
four ace intro's
Ken De Courcy

Australian Poker

Related to

1983


23



out of sorts \n thoughtof card (from eight) found and named with back turned \n philip t. goldstein \n the out of sorts variations \n ted lesley \n philip t. goldstein
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Out of Sorts

Variations

1984


5



counter feat \n spectator finds his card at some position \n philip t. goldstein
1984
thequal
Philip T. Goldstein

Counter Feat

1984


6



die allgegenwärtige paare \n several mates show up in deck \n stewart judah
1985
intermagic
Stewart Judah

Die allgegenwärtige Paare

July 1985


127



even further \n credit information, with shuffling strategy \n karl fulves
1987
secret session — part one
Karl Fulves

Even Further

1987


2



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

1987


31



stacked deck version \n spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand \n bob farmer \n real mindreading \n james swain \n the buddha bet \n karl fulves \n charles t. jordan \n joseph ovette \n u. f. grant \n what from whom \n karl fulves \n finesse \n bob farmer \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer \n the world series of poker (¿a dream?) \n don voltz \n lefty deck \n alexander de cova
1987/1988
tsunami
Bob Farmer

Stacked Deck Version

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1987/1988


2



truth & consequences \n five cards, lie detector presentation \n roy walton \n truth & consequences \n roy walton
1988
the complete walton — volume 2
Roy Walton

Truth & Consequences

Also published here

1988


5



collector \n spectator stops dealing, from that spot the four aces are produced, they change into ace through four of clubs, then the whole clubs straight is reversed in the center \n hiroshi sawa
1988
sawa's library of magic — volume one
Hiroshi Sawa

Collector

1988


60



opposite pockets \n chosen and thoughtof card are named, notouch, weird thoughtof procedure, partial stack \n brother john hamman \n hot pockets \n pit hartling \n 殷果 \n 殷欣 (sion) \n liar's truth \n helder guimarães \n opposite pockets revisited \n pit hartling \n opposites \n michał kociołek
1989
the secrets of brother john hamman
Brother John Hamman

Opposite Pockets

Variations

1989


75



invisible thought transfer \n card thought of from tencard packet vanishes and is named, reappears in oddbacked deck, partial roughing
 second method (ungaffed)
 third method (ungaffed) \n edward marlo \n invisible thought manifested \n justin higham
1989
so soon?
Edward Marlo

Invisible Thought Transfer

Variations

1989


36



encounter \n duplicate found in second deck when number is counted down, "interrupted gilbreath principle" \n philip t. goldstein
1989
fifth
Philip T. Goldstein

Encounter

1989


2



hidden diamonds \n diamonds, jacks and queens found with story presentation \n karl fulves
1989
easytodo card tricks for children
Karl Fulves

Hidden Diamonds

1989


46



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, redeal principle \n michael powers
1990
top secret stuff
Michael Powers

Whether Forecast

1990


21



a case for hofzinser \n ace travels into card case at the end \n jon racherbaumer
1990
cardfixes
Jon Racherbaumer

A Case for Hofzinser

1990


50



school daze \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction \n roy walton \n some indifference \n philip t. goldstein \n the hc difference & sum \n henry christ
1991
profile
Roy Walton

School Daze

Inspired byVariations

Dec. 1991


1



the ultimate truth \n \n peter duffie \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1991
imagine
Peter Duffie

The Ultimate Truth

Also published here

1991


6



¿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?

Also published here "Circular Mensual del S.E.I." N° 4, 1954.

1992


7



some indifference \n two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction \n philip t. goldstein \n school daze \n roy walton \n a note from roy walton \n roy walton \n the hc difference & sum \n henry christ
1992
profile
Philip T. Goldstein

Some Indifference

Inspired byRelated toVariations

June 1992


7



the darkest hour revisited \n selected card is only black card in clock dial layout \n ken simmons \n the darkest hour \n edward marlo
1992
choice effects — number two
Ken Simmons

The Darkest Hour Revisited

Inspired by

1992


1



the ultimate truth \n \n peter duffie \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie \n the scholarly corner \n richard kaufman \n faceup plunger lie detector \n larry jennings \n the waldo fun feit detector \n roy walton \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1992
magic
Peter Duffie

The Ultimate Truth

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Feb. 1992


47



faceup plunger lie detector \n card shows up reversed at the end of plunger sequence \n larry jennings \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1992
magic
Larry Jennings

FaceUp Plunger Lie Detector

Inspired by

June 1992


50



the waldo fun feit detector \n \n roy walton \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1992
magic
Roy Walton

The Waldo Fun Feit Detector

Inspired by

July 1992


51



a sense of freedom \n four packets formed and turned over, in the end the sum of values is predicted \n peter duffie \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
1992
magic
Peter Duffie

A Sense Of Freedom

Inspired by

Dec. 1992


58



lucky for some \n spectator riffle shuffles deck once and takes top thirteen cards, those cards are predicted or divined \n peter duffie
1992
obsession
Peter Duffie

Lucky For Some

1992


22



the penultimate truth \n \n stephen tucker \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie
1993
profile
Stephen Tucker

The Penultimate Truth

Inspired by

Feb. 1993


6



card countdown \n card thoughtof from twelvecard packet, suit spelled, pairs dealt, value counted down in rest of the deck to find mate \n peter duffie
1993
profile
Peter Duffie

Card CountDown

Oct. 1993


6



triplicants \n card chosen from threecard 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

Inspired by "Triple Coincidence" (Robert Harbin, Abracadabra & Harbincadabra)

1993


5



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

Imaginary 21 Card Trick

VariationsAlso published here

1994


12



the mexican prediction \n free selection is predicted with two cards (value and suit) \n alex elmsley \n pocket protectors \n rich aviles \n trost on hamman's value/color prediction \n nick trost \n on the border \n john bannon \n mexican expansion \n peter duffie
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Mexican Prediction

Related toVariations

1994


37



variation three: retentionofvision \n \n roger crosthwaite \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué
1994
roger's thesaurus
Roger Crosthwaite

Variation Three: RetentionofVision

Inspired by

1994


52



the impromptu imposition \n suit and value of selection found by cuts, selection is then spelled to \n peter duffie
1994
wonderful routines of magic — the second addendum
Peter Duffie

The Impromptu Imposition

1994


21



italian heart \n card selected, deck riffle shuffled twice, all hearts removed, selection remains after downunder deal with all hearts in order \n aldo colombini
1994
the closeup magic of aldo colombini
Aldo Colombini

Italian Heart

1994


55



symmethree \n three cards peeked at, first selection turns face up, both remaining selections are counted to from the first one using its value \n simon aronson \n symmethree \n simon aronson
1994
bound to please
Simon Aronson

Symmethree

Also published here

1994


45



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

The Ultimate Truth

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1995


84



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Scott Robinson

Chance by Choice

Related to

1995


89



card counters \n \n doug canning \n "counter cards" in william simon's "mathematical magic" \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n multiple card sum stacks \n simon aronson
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Doug Canning

Card Counters

Inspired byRelated to

1995


153



blackjack players blight \n four tenvalues 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

Inspired by

1995


8



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

Sticky Residue

Inspired byRelated to

1995


46



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

1995


39



majesties \n combo with royal flushes kicker \n aldo colombini \n every fourth \n mike bornstein
1995
what's up deck?
Aldo Colombini

Majesties

Inspired by

1995


100



imaginary twentyone 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
1995
magic
Chuck Smith

Imaginary TwentyOne Card Trick

Also published here

Feb. 1995


58



amalgamate \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

AmalgaMate

Inspired by "Ten Mate" (Joe Rindfleisch, Precursor, Jan. 1996)

1996


4



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

Inspired by "Genimo" (Alan Francis, Abacus, Vol. 4 No. 7)

1996


11



another invisible 21card trick \n spectator pockets card, it is named \n doug conn \n imaginary 21 card trick \n chuck smith \n impossible 21 card trick \n doug conn \n impossible 21 card trick \n doug conn
1996
mo — modus operandi
Doug Conn

Another Invisible 21Card Trick

Inspired byAlso published here

1996


9



second method \n alternative method for "horse race" using gilbreath principle \n nick trost \n the horse race \n nick trost
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Second Method

Also published here

1997


102



das orakel \n card reading routine with layout which coincides with what the performer says, current time shows up as well \n david "fu manchu" bamberg
1997
intermagic
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg

Das Orakel

1997


118



the "eight four" trick \n value of designated card in one half of deck dictates position of selection in other half of deck \n aaron fisher
1997
labyrinth
Aaron Fisher

The "Eight Four" Trick

1997


4



no further than this \n \n michael skinner \n jon racherbaumer \n michael skinner's "further than" that handling
1997
the greater artful dodges of eddie fields
Michael Skinner, Jon Racherbaumer

No Further Than This

Inspired by Michael Skinner's "Further Than" That handling

1997


91



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

Magical Sucuba

Related to

1998


110



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

Chainsaw

1998


32



order out of chaos \n packet of one suit arranges itself from ace to king after cuts and shuffles \n lew r. brooks \n suit yourself \n ken krenzel \n order from chaos \n lew r. brooks
1998
stack attack
Lew R. Brooks

Order Out of Chaos

Related toAlso published here

1998


8



whisper will \n spectator thinks of card in twelvecard packet at a known position/hour, card is divined \n doug canning
1998
magic
Doug Canning

Whisper Will

Dec. 1998


81



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

Impossible 21 Card Trick

Inspired byAlso published here

1999


105



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

Also published here

1999


52



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

1999


91



nu triple basic \n packet is downunderdealt three times so that three people end up with two cards each, they all add up to nine \n howard a. adams \n mindespa
1999
discoverie
Howard A. Adams

Nu Triple Basic

Also published here

1999


12



lucky seven \n \n roy walton \n lucky seven \n roy walton \n eliminator \n alex elmsley
1999
magic
Roy Walton

Lucky Seven

Inspired byAlso published here

July 1999


75



auto dial \n four packets made according to card values, eventually the spectator's phone number shows up \n bob karlbach \n ring a bell? \n bob karlbach
1999
magic
Bob Karlbach

Auto Dial

Also published here

Nov. 1999


89



unfolding future \n folded multilevel prediction as in simon aronson's "shufflebored" \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

Inspired byRelated toVariations

2000


11



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
John Moran

Discard Poker

2000


38



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

The Macho Magician Versus Wussy Gambler

2000


46



the ofage card trick \n 21 card trick without dealing the cards multiple times \n steve beam \n the ofage card trick \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

The OfAge Card Trick

Also published here

2000


56



turning 21 \n imitating the 21 card trick
 2selection version
 infusion \n steve beam \n turning 21 \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

Turning 21

Also published here

2000


60



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

V.D.

Inspired by

2000


73



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

Prime Location

Inspired by

2000


77



bulletproof \n card is cut to and divined \n steve beam \n bulletridden \n steve beam \n parallelogram \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

Bulletproof

Related toVariations

2000


80



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

Parallelogram

Inspired by

2000


82



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 james's miracle \n stewart james \n stewart james' "were you fooled?" in "stewart james in print  the first fifty years" \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Stewart James, Steve Beam

Applause Card

Inspired by Stewart James' "Were You Fooled?" in "Stewart James in Print  The First Fifty Years"
Related to

2000


152



hallmark inventory \n \n marty kane \n the hallmark \n marty kane
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Marty Kane

Hallmark Inventory

Related to

2000


185



found by coincidence \n spectator uses some cards of sixteencard packet to find his selection with downunder 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

Inspired by

2000


6



the king of clubs: a trick of l'homme masqué \n cards riffled in front of spectator and king of hearts among club cards is mistaken for king of clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, card then removed from pocket \n l'homme masqué \n l'illusionniste, vol. 8 no. 95, 1909, p. 240 \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué
2000
genii
L'Homme Masqué

The King of Clubs: A trick of L'Homme Masqué

Also published here

July 2000


33



cardputer \n card thought of from fivecard packet, cards spelled out according to color, ... \n roy walton \n "1st experiment" (peter duffie, from his website)
2000
virtual miracles
Roy Walton

Cardputer

Inspired by "1st Experiment" (Peter Duffie, from his website)

2000


45



countdown mates \n five cards chosen, any four added up and that number counted down to, arrivedat card matches fifth card of original set \n gary ward
2000
virtual miracles
Gary Ward

Countdown Mates

2000


46



another countdown \n five cards chosen, best blackjack hand made from them which is a twenty, card at twentieth position is ace of spades to make it twentyone \n gary ward
2000
virtual miracles
Gary Ward

Another Countdown

2000


47



choices \n card at named number \n simon aronson \n "chipper" (phil goldstein, chicago lecture notes, 1998) \n chipper \n philip t. goldstein
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Choices

Inspired by

2001


155



psychic aura \n no. 22, three cards chosen from tabled layout, mates reverse in deck \n karl fulves \n nick trost \n psychic coincidence \n nick trost \n "psychic coincidence" (nick trost, three pet secrets, 1964)
2001
new selfworking card tricks
Karl Fulves, Nick Trost

Psychic Aura

Inspired by "Psychic Coincidence" (Nick Trost, Three Pet Secrets, 1964)
Related to

2001


35



k.i.a. \n "kane is able"
twentycard 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.

Inspired by

2001


5



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

2001


7



the third shuffle \n three honest shuffles by spectator \n jason england \n the third shuffle \n jason england \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
2001
mr. gadfly
Jason England

The Third Shuffle

Inspired byAlso published here

May/June 2001


8



suit yourself too \n two small packets, one arranges in the same suit order as the other, klondike shuffle \n peter duffie \n suit yourself \n roy walton \n suit yourself too \n peter duffie
2001
mr. gadfly
Peter Duffie

Suit Yourself Too

Inspired byAlso published here

Sep./Oct. 2001


34



suit yourself too \n two small packets, one arranges in the same suit order as the other, klondike shuffle \n peter duffie \n suit yourself too \n peter duffie
2001
ego
Peter Duffie

Suit Yourself Too

Also published here

June 2001


1



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

Dual control

Inspired by "Radar Deck" (Richard Osterlind)

2002


146



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

2002


160



on a wing and a prayer (or the trick with no end!) \n some fourofakinds are stacked in the center, one chosen, other three revealed however one pleases \n trevor mccombie \n abacus vol. 9 no. 9, may 2001
2002
ego
Trevor McCombie

On a Wing and a Prayer (or The Trick With No End!)

Also published here Abacus Vol. 9 No. 9, May 2001

Feb. 2002


24



mere coincidence? \n any card named, a card is touched and it is the named card, switch \n jamie badman \n colin miller
2002
the underground change
Jamie Badman, Colin Miller

Mere Coincidence?

2002


19



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

Variations

2003


64



card sense (by computer) \n the twenty royal flush cards are used for a divination of poker hand and hole cards, using a paper computer with strips to find out about the cards \n tom ransom
2003
genii
Tom Ransom

Card Sense (By Computer)

Jan. 2003


81



square deal \n faux fortune telling routine, magician divines number of cards cut off, magic square formed with cards also divine that number \n simon aronson \n square deal \n simon aronson
2003
lecture notes
Simon Aronson

Square Deal

Also published here

2003


20



barbara's trick \n spectator cuts off cards, remembers bottom card and riffle shuffles packet into rest \n roberto giobbi \n barbara giobbiebnöther \n red and black location with riffle shuffle \n unknown
2004
genii
Roberto Giobbi, Barbara GiobbiEbnöther

Barbara's Trick

Inspired by

May 2004


20



the lefthanded 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 LeftHanded Clock

Inspired by

2005


24



out of my sight, but in my mind \n with two spectators, one thought of and one peeked \n barrie richardson
2005
act two
Barrie Richardson

Out of My Sight, But in My Mind

2005


234



throw cut aces \n throwcut production of fourofakind, then two more quartets show up \n frank garcia \n al koran routine from the wizard
2005
discoverie
Frank Garcia

Throw Cut Aces

Inspired by Al Koran routine from The Wizard

2005


129



a lessen in dishonesty \n card pocketed from eighteencard packet, all but two cards eliminated which have the same suit/value combination as pocketed card \n peter duffie \n "down under deal with multiple cards" (hideo kato, precursor #79)
2005
card secrets unlocked
Peter Duffie

A Lessen in Dishonesty

Inspired by "Down Under Deal with Multiple Cards" (Hideo Kato, Precursor #79)

2005


8



mexican expansion \n free selection is predicted with three cards (type, value and suit) \n peter duffie \n the mexican prediction \n alex elmsley \n stephen tucker goes down mexican way \n stephen tucker
2005
card secrets unlocked
Peter Duffie

Mexican Expansion

Inspired byVariations

2005


14



stephen tucker goes down mexican way \n free selection is predicted with three cards (type, value and suit) \n stephen tucker \n mexican expansion \n peter duffie
2005
card secrets unlocked
Stephen Tucker

Stephen Tucker Goes Down Mexican Way

Inspired by

2005


16



u. d. associates \n two matching mates are found by spectator with downunderdeal \n peter duffie \n now and then \n roy walton
2005
card secrets unlocked
Peter Duffie

U. D. Associates

Inspired by

2005


18



the mystery of x (ten) \n a ten spot and cards that add up to ten show up, number ten is predicted \n jack avis
2006
rara avis
Jack Avis

The Mystery of X (Ten)

2006


101



sleepwalker \n \n steve beam \n valueadded ramónator \n steve beam \n fourmat \n doug canning \n predicting the past \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

Sleepwalker

Inspired byRelated to

2006


101



his card \n different method for sleepwalker \n steve beam
2006
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 7
Steve Beam

His Card

2006


102



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

The Spoiler

Inspired byRelated to

2006


127



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

Take this Card and Shove It

2006


130



muscle reading \n one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles \n roberto giobbi \n jack mcmillen \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
2006
card college light
Roberto Giobbi, Jack McMillen

Muscle Reading

Inspired by

2006


49



think stop! \n \n bruce cervon \n roberto giobbi \n bruce cervon's routine in “genii" vol. 50, no. 8, february 1987, page 577
2006
card college light
Bruce Cervon, Roberto Giobbi

Think Stop!

Inspired by Bruce Cervon's routine in “Genii" Vol. 50, No. 8, February 1987, page 577

2006


104



the eradicator! \n not with whole deck \n paul gordon
2006
england up close
Paul Gordon

The Eradicator!

2006


119



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 counting on it \n paul cummins \n version on "solomon's mind" dvd
2007
the wisdom of solomon
David Solomon

Very Dicey

Inspired by version on "Solomon's Mind" DVD
Related to

2007


16



turning 21 \n  two selection version
 infusion \n steve beam \n turning 21 \n steve beam
2007
777
Steve Beam

Turning 21

Also published here

2007


86



the ofage card trick \n \n steve beam \n the ofage card trick \n steve beam
2007
777
Steve Beam

The OfAge Card Trick

Also published here

2007


95



discarded 21 \n \n jack parker
2007
777
Jack Parker

Discarded 21

2007


123



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
777
Chuck Smith

Imaginary 21 Card Trick

Also published here

2007


130



impossible 21 card trick \n spectator pockets card, it is named \n doug conn \n another invisible 21card trick \n doug conn
2007
777
Doug Conn

Impossible 21 Card Trick

Also published here

2007


133



mirakill \n \n george mcbride \n cardville, jan. 2002
2007
miraculous minds
George McBride

Mirakill

Also published here

2007


6



psychic coincidence \n three selections out of nine cards are predicted in value \n nick trost \n "psychic coincidence" (nick trost, three pet secrets, 1964) \n psychic aura \n karl fulves \n nick trost \n repeater \n liam montier
2008
subtle card creations — volume 1
Nick Trost

Psychic Coincidence

Related toVariations

2008


43



direct aces \n spectator cuts off pile, next to values added, counted down, aces found finally \n aldo colombini
2008
prolix
Aldo Colombini

Direct Aces

2008


219



double prediction \n spectator cuts off some card, another card chosen by counting down to a number, mate is predicted and two more prediction cards add up to amount of cutoff cards \n józsef kovács
2008
antinomy
József Kovács

Double Prediction

Oct. 2008


25



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



suit yourself \n packet of chosen suit arranges itself from ace to king in spectator's hands \n ken krenzel \n order out of chaos \n lew r. brooks
2009
relaxed impossibilities
Ken Krenzel

Suit Yourself

Related to

2009


217



the third shuffle \n three honest shuffles by spectator \n jason england \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen \n the third shuffle \n jason england
2009
jammin' with the fellas
Jason England

The Third Shuffle

Inspired byAlso published here

2009


4



coincidental cut \n spectator cuts off packet, then selects card in rest, card on either side add up to number of cutoff 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

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

2009


314



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 cutoff pile, then mate \n nick trost \n marketed in 1964
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

Mental Fingertips

Also published here

2009


345



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

Inspired byRelated to

2009


445



two, six, ten \n card chosen, three piles arranged as in poker player's picnic, on top of the piles are then the mates that match the selection \n steve belchou \n martin gardner \n roberto giobbi \n steve belchou’s “the million to one trick” in "dragon", vol. 8, no. 5, 1939. \n five nine king \n martin gardner \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown
2010
card college lightest
Steve Belchou, Martin Gardner, Roberto Giobbi

Two, Six, Ten

Inspired by Steve Belchou’s “The Million to One Trick” in "Dragon", Vol. 8, No. 5, 1939.
Related to

2010


83



chad long's "shuffling lesson" into a partial stack \n to end in half stack \n denis behr \n the shuffling lesson \n chad long
2011
handcrafted card magic — volume 2
Denis Behr

Chad Long's "Shuffling Lesson" into a Partial Stack

Inspired by

2011


36



the continuous do as i do \n spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple times \n patrick page \n douglas francis' "duo coincido" in peter warlock's "pentagram" vol. 1 no. 2, 1946 \n do as i do \n patrick page \n coincidencia \n pablo domenèch \n all clear \n peter duffie \n match me \n gary plants \n repeat do as i do \n nick trost
2011
magic page by page
Patrick Page

The Continuous Do As I Do

Inspired by Douglas Francis' "Duo Coincido" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol. 1 No. 2, 1946
Related toVariationsAlso published here

2011


40



bolsillos opuestos \n card stopped at and card thoughtof in relation to the stoppedat card, both removed, performer divines both \n pit hartling \n hot pockets \n pit hartling \n opposite pockets \n brother john hamman
2011
el manuscrito
Pit Hartling

Bolsillos Opuestos

Inspired byAlso published here

2011


424



sophisticated daydream \n one suit on top \n justin higham \n sundayafternoon daydream (modified) \n justin higham
2011
clairvoyant, mental topper and the mindreader's dream
Justin Higham

Sophisticated Daydream

Inspired by

2011


37



three matched pairs \n spectator selects only three pairs of mates
 esp card version \n nick trost \n transcendental mateitation \n jerry k. hartman
2011
subtle card creations — volume 3
Nick Trost

Three Matched Pairs

Inspired by

2011


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repeat do as i do \n spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match repeatedly, fourofakind finale \n nick trost \n the continuous do as i do \n patrick page \n the four deuces \n john scarne \n frank garcia
2011
subtle card creations — volume 3
Nick Trost

Repeat Do As I Do

Inspired by

2011


612



off to the races \n \n nick trost \n walt rollins's race routine from 1966 lecture in buffalo
2011
subtle card creations — volume 3
Nick Trost

Off to the Races

Inspired by Walt Rollins's race routine from 1966 lecture in Buffalo

2011


654



revelations \n eightcard packet reveals two selections, one by spelling, the other by the suit of all cards in the packet \n peter duffie
2011
four cast
Peter Duffie

Revelations

2011


3



psychologistic \n card chosen, packet used to determine suit, and values that add up to the position of selection, "based on a principle published by phil goldstein" \n peter duffie
2011
four cast
Peter Duffie

Psychologistic

2011


16



the never ending elevator \n using ace to four of hearts and the four kings, transformation kicker, heart straight production \n allan ackerman \n david solomon \n peter duffie \n gold from straw elevator \n david solomon \n the neverending elevator \n allan ackerman \n david solomon \n peter duffie
2012
the cardjurer
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie

The Never Ending Elevator

Inspired byAlso published here

2012


85



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

Predicting the Past

Related toAlso published here

2012


11



10<sup>th</sup> open prediction \n  daortiz a la carte!
three predictions from second deck are on table, any number named, the card is counted to and the card at that position completes a fourofakind with the predictions, "every tenth" principle \n dani daortiz
2012
genii
Dani DaOrtiz

10^{th} Open Prediction

Mar. 2012


20



the kaleidoscopic card \n spectator thinks of a picture card while deck is riffled in front of him, card vanishes, queen of spades between club cards is mistaken for queen of clubs \n bill woodfield \n genii, nov. 1964 \n kinetoscopic force \n l'homme masqué
2012
genii
Bill Woodfield

The Kaleidoscopic Card

Related toAlso published here

Nov./Dec. 2012

Genii
(Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12)

100



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
2012
el manuscrito
L'Homme Masqué

Kinetoscopic Force

Also published here

2012


643



shuffle bored magic \n spectator shuffles deck faceup/facedown according to instructions on advertising card, final configuration also predicted on that card \n michael weber \n tim trono \n too perfect shufflebored \n michael weber \n tim trono \n "try magic"  simple shufflebored 2.0 \n michael weber
2013
real secrets
Michael Weber, Tim Trono

Shuffle Bored Magic

Variations

Mar. 2013


1



too perfect shufflebored \n different shuffling procedure
(real secrets bonus sheet) \n michael weber \n tim trono \n shuffle bored magic \n michael weber \n tim trono
2013
real secrets
Michael Weber, Tim Trono

Too Perfect Shufflebored

Inspired by

Aug. 2013


3



magic square card mystery \n packet cut off, magic square with some cards with the number of cutoff cards \n takanobu ishida \n the magic card square \n bert allerton \n robert parrish
2013
japan ingenious
Takanobu Ishida

Magic Square Card Mystery

Inspired by

2013


96



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

Total Recall

Related toVariations

2014


149



square deal \n faux fortune telling routine, magician divines number of cards cut off, magic square formed with cards also divine that number \n simon aronson \n square deal \n simon aronson
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

Square Deal

Also published here

2014


262



performer fiddles while spectator burns \n three phase routine, faro \n justin higham
2014
impressionistic poker demos
Justin Higham

Performer Fiddles While Spectator Burns

2014


33



hot pockets \n card stopped at and card thoughtof in relation to the stoppedat card, both removed, performer divines both \n pit hartling \n opposite pockets \n brother john hamman \n bolsillos opuestos \n pit hartling \n opposite pockets revisited \n pit hartling
2015
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 10
Pit Hartling

Hot Pockets

Inspired byAlso published here

2015


127



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 10
Steve Beam

Ranger School

2015


213



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 10
Steve Beam

Predicting the Past

Also published here

2015


217



five card mental leap \n one of five cards thoughtof, performer wants to remove mate from deck, but it is the actual selection now missing from the packet, mate comes from pocket \n john hostler \n five card mental leap \n john hostler
2016
magnum opossum
John Hostler

Five Card Mental Leap

Also published here

2016


36



calling prediction (神谕者) \n magician can divine cards held by spectator, last card appears as a bruise on magician's body \n g
2016
emotion
G

Calling Prediction (神谕者)

2016


77



in series \n  daortiz a la carte!
several cards chosen, they correspond to the serial number of a borrowed bill, hofzinser inspired \n dani daortiz \n "one second for the magic" (dani daortiz, jugeteando lecture notes)
2016
genii
Dani DaOrtiz

In Series

Inspired by "One Second for the Magic" (Dani DaOrtiz, Jugeteando lecture notes)

Oct. 2016


40



nine time \n card from small packet is chosen and put in another small packet, another card is chosen and its value used to count through the packet to find selection \n roy walton
2016
the complete walton — volume 3
Roy Walton

Nine Time

2016


17



from the heart \n selection predicted via suit and value, selection then changes to match reverse composite card \n roy walton
2016
the complete walton — volume 3
Roy Walton

From The Heart

2016


174



lucky seven \n \n roy walton \n eliminator \n alex elmsley \n lucky seven \n roy walton
2016
the complete walton — volume 3
Roy Walton

Lucky Seven

Inspired byAlso published here

2016


181



lefty deck \n spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, concept of using a mix of lefthanded index cards with normal cards to limit the choice \n alexander de cova \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
2016
burners — vol. 4
Alexander de Cova

Lefty Deck

Inspired by

2016


103



stacked deck version \n spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand \n bob farmer \n stacked deck version \n bob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox
Bob Farmer

Stacked Deck Version

Also published here

2017


67



just in case \n selection replaced, four packets made, spectator choses one, selection is on top, rest of packet is matching suit, other packets mixed, juan tamariz \n harry lorayne
2017
jawdroppers! two
Harry Lorayne

Just In Case

2017


77



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

2018


144



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

A Christ Session

2018


77



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

Inspired by

2018


79



down the magic square path \n game presentation, number of cutoff 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

Inspired by

2018


103



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, redeal force \n david solomon
2018
solomon's secrets
David Solomon

Suited Double Deal

2018


107



reading the tea leaves \n sixteencard 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

2018


125



single stack \n while forcing a card from a bank, controlling mates, with three variations \n steve beam \n five nine king \n martin gardner
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

Single Stack

Inspired by

2018


24



the executor \n result of calculation is shown in form of playing cards \n ramón riobóo
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Ramón Riobóo

The Executor

2018


131



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

Plumber's Helper

Inspired by

2018


245



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

The Lowdown

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

2018


285



the final countdown \n finding mates of selection, variation of the lowdown \n derrick chung \n the final countdown \n derrick chung
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Derrick Chung

The Final Countdown

Also published here

2018


286



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 simoneyes \n simon aronson \n "thinkacard in the aronson stack" (simon aronson, unpublished, 2016)
2019
the buena vista shuffle club
Matt Baker

Tilapia

Inspired by

2019


51



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

Pile Driver

Inspired by

2019


217



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

The SpectatorShuffle Control

2019


7



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

Inspired by

2019


230



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
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 12
Steve Beam

The Charm

Inspired byRelated to

2020


62



simplex fourtoseven locator \n selection lost, performer draws a random card, its value leads to selection \n larry jennings \n choosey \n alex elmsley
2020
mr. jennings takes it easy
Larry Jennings

Simplex FourtoSeven Locator

Related to

2020


450



karten lügen nie \n no. 5 \n franz kaslatter \n the ultimate truth \n peter duffie \n das klitzekleine zauberbuch, 2017, p. 221
2020
das sistebbinsspielkartensystem
Franz Kaslatter

Karten Lügen Nie

Inspired byAlso published here Das Klitzekleine Zauberbuch, 2017, p. 221

2020


7



3h \n three spectators think of cards at a agreedupon number in the deck, they are found, nono's fishing
 twelvecard problem \n michał kociołek \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo
2021
more plots & methods
Michał Kociołek

3H

Inspired by

2021


25



the lazy man's card trick \n inthehands cutting, eightcard stack \n john graham \n lazy man's card trick \n jack miller \n al koran
2021
stage by stage
John Graham

The Lazy Man's Card Trick

Inspired by

2021


43



short cut to winning go fish \n mates to the cards from a sixcard poker hand are found by performer, first two single cards, then rest via biological shuffle by paul harris \n jimmy ichihana \n duplicity \n pit hartling \n mating season \n denis behr
2022
elixir
Jimmy Ichihana

Short Cut To Winning Go Fish

Inspired by

June 2022

Elixir
(Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part One)

14



alphabit \n three piles made, three cards removed from center pile after some spelling of some cards, they turn out to be the cards the performer named earlier (according to some alphabetical rules, apparently) \n marty kane \n "offcenter bottom to top principle" (martii siren, colm mulcahy's mathematical card tricks, 2013)
2022
elixir
Marty Kane

AlphaBit

Inspired by "OffCenter Bottom to Top Principle" (Martii Siren, Colm Mulcahy's Mathematical Card Tricks, 2013)

June 2022

Elixir
(Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part One)

20



when two minds meet \n spectator selects a card by stopping during a deal, then thinks of a different card in that dealt pile as well, both found \n john carey \n the boomerang force \n michael murray \n me, my cards, and i (2017 ebook) \n "think ‘n sync" (john carey, crafted with carey, 2015)
2022
the hermit
John Carey

When Two Minds Meet

Inspired byRelated to "Think ‘N Sync" (John Carey, Crafted with Carey, 2015)
Also published here Me, My Cards, and I (2017 ebook)

Aug. 2022


384



any card at any number \n deck shuffled by several spectators, one thinks a card from fivecard packet
 additional thoughts \n dani daortiz \n sequence of properties. progressive values \n dani daortiz \n bob farmer \n simon aronson
2022
five
Dani DaOrtiz

Any Card at Any Number

Related to

2022


25



the final countdown \n spectator selects one of three cards, values of other two cards are counted from remainder to find mates \n derrick chung \n "free choice coincidence" (shigeo futagawa, the lecture notes of shigeo futagawa, 1999) \n the final countdown \n derrick chung
2022
the nacho card notes
Derrick Chung

The Final Countdown

Inspired by "Free Choice Coincidence" (Shigeo Futagawa, The Lecture Notes of Shigeo Futagawa, 1999)
Also published here

2022


39



the nyc trick \n spectator thinks of major street in new york city to spell to a selection, mind mirror procedure (one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles), street divined at the end \n micah c. lasher \n magic, sep. 2004 \n mind mirror \n jack mcmillen
2022
talk about tricks
Micah C. Lasher

The NYC Trick

Inspired byAlso published here

2022


333



blind dates \n after riffle shuffle, the kings and queens are removed, they end up in the same order, interlocking chains \n tom frame \n magic, aug. 2006
2022
talk about tricks
Tom Frame

Blind Dates

Also published here

2022


528



order from chaos \n packet of one suit arranges itself from ace to king after cuts and shuffles \n lew r. brooks \n order out of chaos \n lew r. brooks \n magic, sep. 2008 \n connecting columns \n jerry k. hartman \n joshua jay \n nathan kranzo
2022
talk about tricks
Lew R. Brooks

Order From Chaos

Related toAlso published here

2022


776



five card mental leap \n one of five cards thoughtof, performer wants to remove mate from deck, but it is the actual selection now missing from the packet, mate comes from pocket \n john hostler \n five card mental leap \n john hostler \n magic, june 2009
2022
talk about tricks
John Hostler

Five Card Mental Leap

Also published here

2022


865



suits you \n composite card from suit and value is found \n rajneesh madhok \n magic, sep. 2012
2022
talk about tricks
Rajneesh Madhok

Suits You

Also published here

2022


1141



twopile stop force \n twopilestop trick with 101 setup with nines and tens as force \n juan tamariz \n a psychological discovery \n sam leo horowitz
2022
letters from juan — volume 6
Juan Tamariz

TwoPile Stop Force

Related to

2022


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