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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 82
Unknown Das Umzählen on the reverse counting of decks and packets
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 124
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
Also published here Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
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
Related to Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 164
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 77
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Martin Gardner Never-Miss Stop Effect two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 12
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
1973 Card Script 35
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
Variations 1978 Here's My Card 94
Stephen Minch The Minch Ken two cards from ESP deck, spectators think of a number and count to card
Also published here 1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 255) 1271
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) 17
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
1987 Secret Session — Part Two 31
Karl Fulves Even Further credit information, with shuffling strategy
1987 Secret Session — Part One 2
Karl Fulves Hidden Diamonds Diamonds, Jacks and Queens found with story presentation
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 46
Jon Racherbaumer A Case for Hofzinser Ace travels into card case at the end
1990 Cardfixes 50
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
1990 Top Secret Stuff 21
Roy Walton School Daze two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction
Inspired by
  • Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Variations
1991 Profile (Issue 5) 1
Arturo de Ascanio ¿Juega Usted al Mus? gambling routine for the spanish game "Mus", with a deck of forty cards
Also published here
  • "Circular Mensual del S.E.I." N° 4, 1954.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 7
Philip T. Goldstein Some Indifference two cards chosen, sum and difference of those values, number of cards as prediction, Henry Christ's "The Difference and the Sum"
Inspired byVariations 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 7
Peter Duffie Triplicants card chosen from three-card packet twice, repeated three times, three value pairs, values predicted as well
Inspired by
  • "Triple Coincidence" (Robert Harbin, Abracadabra & Harbincadabra)
1993 Card Selection 5
Stephen Tucker The Penultimate Truth
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 12) 6
Peter Duffie Card Count-Down card thought-of from twelve-card packet, suit spelled, pairs dealt, value counted down in rest of the deck to find mate
1993 Profile (Issue 16) 6
Roger Crosthwaite Variation Three: Retention-of-Vision
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 52
Chuck Smith Imaginary 21 Card Trick in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician
VariationsAlso published here 1994 What If? 12
Scott Robinson Chance by Choice four cards are cut to, sum is predicted in envelope
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 89
Doug Canning Card Counters
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 153
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
Inspired by 1995 Chaos Theories 8
Peter Duffie The Ultimate Truth
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • Imagine
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 84
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
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Chaos Theories 46
Bob King Direct Mental spectator removes cards to represent hour and then thinks of a card of the same value which is divined
1995 Opening Night Magic 39
Doug Conn Another Invisible 21-Card Trick spectator pockets card, it is named
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 8) 9
Peter Duffie Amalga-Mate card pocketed, then a card chosen for value and suit each, it matches prediction in pocket, Mexican Prediction
Inspired by
  • "Ten Mate" (Joe Rindfleisch, Precursor, Jan. 1996)
1996 Method in Effect 4
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
Inspired by
  • "Genimo" (Alan Francis, Abacus, Vol. 4 No. 7)
1996 Method in Effect 11
Philip T. Goldstein Chainsaw spectator cuts cards and counts down according to cut-to value, that card predicted, four-way out in Himber Wallet
1998 The Himber Wallet Book 32
Jack Avis Magical Sucuba 4x4 matrix, some number coincidences occur
Related to 1998 Vis à Vis 110
Ellis Stanyon Queens Digging for Diamonds No. 40, hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 52
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Doug Conn Impossible 21 Card Trick spectator pockets card, it is named
Inspired byAlso published here 1999 Tricks of my Trade 105
Steve Beam Parallelogram different presentation for Bulletproof, with two cards
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 82
Marty Kane V.D. valentines day patter, card is found by dealing and spelling, she loves me / loves me not for down-under deal
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 73
Steve Beam Prime Location cards reveal selection and amount of cut cards
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 77
Steve Beam Bulletproof card is cut to and divined
Related toVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 80
John Moran Discard Poker cards are shuffled face up into face down, face down cards are dealt for four players, four Royal Flushes
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 38
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"
Related to
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 152
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
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 46
Marty Kane Hallmark Inventory
Related to 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 185
Peter Duffie Found by Coincidence spectator uses some cards of sixteen-card packet to find his selection with down-under deal, then reverse faros until down to one brings mate of the top card of another packet
Inspired by 2000 New Inspirations 6
Steve Beam The Of-Age Card Trick 21 card trick without dealing the cards multiple times
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 56
Ali Bongo Unfolding Future folded multi-level prediction as in Simon Aronson's "Shuffle-Bored"
Inspired by
  • Ludow, from Paris
Related toVariations
2000 Off The Books (Issue 2) 11
Steve Beam Turning 21 imitating the 21 card trick
  • 2-Selection Version
  • Infusion
Also published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 60
Peter Duffie K.I.A. "Kane is Able"
twenty-card packet, after some dealing a value and a suit are used to form a card, it is the card that a spectator earlier stopped dealing
Inspired by
  • Marty Kane trick
2001 Cards By All Means 5
Peter Duffie The Universal Base Ace of Spades put on bottom of deck, it changes into the mates of three selections, other Aces show up as climax, bottom deals
2001 Cards By All Means 7
Lewis Jones Dual control two thought-of cards divined (each one out of five)
Inspired by
  • "Radar Deck" (Richard Osterlind)
2002 Ahead of the Pack 146
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Twins collide five cards put on table and one chosen, its mate found from rest of deck
2002 Ahead of the Pack 160
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Domino Effect domino chain made with cards, end and beginning predicted
Variations 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 64
Barrie Richardson Out of My Sight, But in My Mind with two spectators, one thought of and one peeked
2005 Act Two 234
Cushing Strout The Left-Handed Clock Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand
Inspired by 2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 24
Steve Beam His Card different method for Sleepwalker
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 102
Steve Beam The Spoiler selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 127
Steve Beam Take this Card and Shove It selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand, with smaller set-up
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 130
Jack Avis The Mystery of X (Ten) a Ten spot and cards that add up to ten show up, number ten is predicted
2006 Rara Avis 101
Steve Beam Sleepwalker
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 101
Jack Parker Discarded 21
2007 7-7-7 123
Chuck Smith Imaginary 21 Card Trick in effect a card is chosen under table and named by magician
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 130
Doug Conn Impossible 21 Card Trick spectator pockets card, it is named
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 133
Steve Beam Turning 21
  • Two Selection Version
  • Infusion
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 86
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
Inspired by
  • version on "Solomon's Mind" DVD
Related to
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 16
Steve Beam The Of-Age Card Trick
Also published here 2007 7-7-7 95
Aldo Colombini Direct Aces spectator cuts off pile, next to values added, counted down, Aces found finally
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 219
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)
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 314
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
Also published here
  • marketed in 1964
2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 345
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
Inspired byRelated to 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 445
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
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 El Manuscrito (Vol. 4 No. 15) 424
Steve Beam Predicting the Past magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience
Related toAlso published here 2012 Gourmet Card Magic 11
Simon Aronson Total Recall Spectator cuts off some cards, number of cards matches the sum of values of three random chosen cards, MCS Stack
Related toVariations 2014 Art Decko 149
Simon Aronson The Total Package Three phases:

1. Total Recall
2. Prediction of card at number
3. Selection found at number
Inspired byVariations 2014 Art Decko 161
Simon Aronson Total Surrender Total Recall combined with Totally Fooling
Inspired byVariations 2014 Art Decko 161
Steve Beam Ranger School 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
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 213
Steve Beam Predicting the Past Routine where the magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience.
Also published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 217
G Calling Prediction (神谕者) Magician can divine cards held by spectator, last card appears as a bruise on magician's body
2016 Emotion 77
John Bannon, David Solomon A Christ Session four Sixes produced, starting with a Christ force
2018 Solomon's Secrets 77
Derrick Chung The Final Countdown finding mates of selection, variation of The Lowdown
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 286
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
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 79
David Solomon Down the Magic Square Path game presentation, number of cut-off cards is total of one routine in 4x4 square, other twelve cards shown blank
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 103
David Solomon Suited Double Deal two spectators cut off a pile, piles dealt into six packets each, all top cards are one suit, prediction is missing card, re-deal force
2018 Solomon's Secrets 107
David Solomon Reading the Tea Leaves sixteen-card packet riffle shuffled and dealt into four piles, top cards used to divine selection and find it by adding total
2018 Solomon's Secrets 125
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.
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 24
Ramón Riobóo The Executor result of calculation is shown in form of playing cards
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 131
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
2018 Principia 144
Steve Beam Plumber's Helper shuffled deck in pocket, performer removes a Straight Flush
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 245
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
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 285
Matt Baker Pile Driver Complicated mathematical version of the twenty one card trick, based on principle by Edmé-Gilles Guyot
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 217
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
Inspired by 2019 Secret Language — Volume 1 230
Joshua Jay, Yves Doumergue The Spectator-Shuffle Control small set-up retained during spectator shuffle
2019 Triptych 7
Matt Baker Tilapia Two spectators each think of a card, magician slowly divines each selection without wrong statements, includes versions built into Tamariz and Aronson stack
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 51
Steve Beam The Charm Aces are inserted into a pile, they form Blackjack with card next to it, repeated and humorous last phase
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 62