408 entries in Cards / Principles / Elimination Procedures / Down-Under Deal
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The "Alternate Card" Trick packet comes out in order via down-under deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version
1889 72
The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 31
The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 42
Die künstliche Reihenfolge deck dealt out with down-under deal in new deck order as climax to card performance, for 32 or 52 cards
Related to 1896 108
Mr. Blak Das Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order
Variations Sep. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9)
133
Wilhelm Schiele Zum Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order, method to achieve set-up
Inspired by Apr. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4)
52
Can You Do It? No. 20, challenge of arranging a suit so it comes out in order with a down-under-deal
1935 22
Albert Cohn Combination dealing trick
Inspired by 1940
The Jinx (Issue 91)
568
Dr. William T. Palchinas Card Determined card selected via down-under-deal procedure is divined by performer, general rule
Variations 1941
The Jinx (Issue 139)
788
Dai Vernon The Royal Marriages eight-card packet of Kings and Queens is mated with down-under deal
VariationsAlso published here 1941/49 11
Bert Allerton Community Do As I Do up to eight spectators follow along with a packet of card and locate their own card
1946 5
A Surprising Card Deal Down Under Deal on eight cards, result in a row of cards alternating face card and spot card
1949 11
All In Order Down Under Deal on thirteen cards, get Ace to King in order
1949 18
Try It Yourself producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal
Variations 1949 61
John Scarne Scarne's Phone Miracle No. 115, spectator locates card thought of by magician
Also published here 1950 223
John Scarne Scarne's Miracle Card-Finder Trick No. 123, Spectator finds performer's thought-of card
1950 237
John Scarne Scarne's Sympathetic Card Trick No. 144, coincidence effect using different-sized packets of cards from two decks.
1950 278
John Hamilton The Australian Deal two cards are found twice by means of the down under deal
Variations Apr. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 227)
907
John Hamilton Re V Eyes D
Sep. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 264)
1057
Number Seven three spectators find their own card in a packet via down-under deal
1952 48
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Related toAlso published here June 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 283)
1131
Stewart James The Square Deal 4x4 layout, one row selected, a number generated from its values, that many cards taken from rest and a down-under-deal done with them, final card and a number are predicted
Variations 1954 18
Stewart James Coloracle combination of previous two tricks
Inspired by 1954 20
Mel Stover T-E-L-E-M-A-T-H-Y "Telemathy", one or multiple cards thought of, then found after showing fans of cards with "is your card in here?" procedure twice, with cue sheet matrix
  • Special Effects (revelations when the card ends up at a position for down-under deal or similar)
VariationsAlso published here June 1955
Ibidem (Issue 1)
14
John Scarne Card Climax at a named number, with down under deal
1956 118
John Scarne Phone Miracle spectator finds card performer was thinking of, over the phone
Also published here 1956 118
John Scarne Best Prediction on a business card, with down under deal
1956 119
Rolf Andra Eine neue As-Formation finding four Aces twice, spectator makes several decision
1956
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 3)
419
Dai Vernon "One Under and One Down" any one of ten cards is last one in down-under deal
Variations 1957 186
Alex Elmsley A Letter from Alex intro to following tricks, presenting mathematical tricks
Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
15
P. Howard Lyons Somerset card chosen and lost, performer removes a few cards, selection remains after elimination procedure
Inspired by Dec. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 12)
11
Charles Hudson Major-Minor Do-As-I-Do one deck, spectator choses amount of cards he and performer get, down under deal until one card, mates
Mar. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 6)
10
Alex Elmsley 7-16 down under deal, Ace of Spades remains, game presentation
Related toVariationsAlso published here Mar. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 13)
4
Tom Ransom Australian Poker three cards placed on each Ace, packets combined, after down-under deal performer ends up with the Aces
Related toVariations Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
4
Jack Avis Suit Force with down-under-deal
1959 313
John Scarne Phone Miracle spectator locates card thought of by magician
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 4)
873
Edward Marlo The 8 Card Wonder: Effect #1 "Discovery of two freely chosen cards", two cards chosen with down-under deal from an eight-card packet
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
14
Edward Marlo The 8 Card Wonder: Effect #2 "Performer apparently finds four selected cards. Shows an idea in Re-Forcing", down-under deal with an eight-card packet
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
14
Edward Marlo The 8 Card Wonder: Effect #3 "As a double prediction effect.", down-under deal with an eight-card packet
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
15
Edward Marlo The 8 Card Wonder: Effect #4 "A two deck effect of a Do As I Do nature.", down-under deal with an eight-card packet
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
15
Edward Marlo The 8 Card Wonder: Effect #5 down-under deal double force with a nine-card packet
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
16
Edward Marlo Ten-Card Packet Triple Force down-under deal
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
17
Mel Stover Triptych spectator cuts deck in two piles, card cut to is placed aside, down-under-deal with both halves, the remaining cards match, and they also match the card placed aside, fourth card in wallet
Variations July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
15
Neal Elias Down & Out sixteen-card packet is sorted into four fours-of-a-kind with down-under-deal
Inspired by May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
20
Mel Stover Twomula mathematics of down/under deal, binary formula
Related to
  • Nathan Mendelsohn in American Mathematical Monthly (Jan. 1950 & Aug./Sept. 1950)
June 1960
Ibidem (Issue 21)
31
Ken Beale Trireme sixteen-card packet cut and dealt into two piles, top card of one pile pocketed, down-under-deal with both packets result in a card of the same value and the same suit of the pocketed card
Inspired by Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
17
Ken Beale Triplets spectator counts down to a number between twelve and twenty and pockets card, down-under deal with dealt packet results in mate, another card of that value is taken from pocket
Inspired by Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
17
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein reizender Kartenscherz card is found with down-under deal
1961 123
Stewart James Trisi spectator cuts deck and pockets top card, performer removes top fourteen cards, with two down-under deals he locates cards with same value and suit, then performer and spectator both do a down-under deal and arrive at matching cards
Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
2
John Shirley It's a Dinger! (Fort Lamy Style) down under deal with packet, cards placed on table are in order and last card is selection
1962
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Verne Chesbro Continuous Mix 4&4, cards separate with down under deal
1963 39
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Der Zuschauer als Zauberkünstler spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet, without credit
Also published here 1964
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 6)
101
Ronald B. Edwards E.S.P. in Sterio ten-card packet dealt according to one of five variations of the down-under deal, they still split into two sets, Stereo typo?!
Nov. 1964
Ibidem (Issue 30)
5
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Blackstone's 10-Card Trick spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here Dec. 1965 11
Bill Simon, Harry Lorayne Deal & Duck eight cards removed below the table by performer and spectator, packet used to find Aces via deal & duck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 149
Roy Walton Down & Under from a packet a spectator choses two cards, they are mates
Related to Nov. 1967
Epilogue (Issue 1)
1
Roy Walton You Name It I'll Change It
Related toAlso published here 1969 44
John Hamilton Hidden Symmetry producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal, shuffle sequence to get into the required order
Inspired by Apr. 1970 333
John Hamilton 3 by 3 three cards in packet divined, no-touch
Aug. 1970 352
Roger Smith The Liar Strikes Again without stack
Inspired by Dec. 1970
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 5)
1
Paul Swinford The Australian Calculator CCCC
1971 61
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Australian Sixes two spectators find their cards
Related toVariations 1971 164
Jerry K. Hartman Down & Deal "Two Tricks" No. 2
three or more spectators select cards and receive packets, they all do down-under-deals simultaneously and end up with selections
Also published here Apr. 1971 414
Gene Finnell Mathematical Twins spectator cuts to a card and places it aside, then cuts another packet off and mate is found with Milk Build procedure and down-under deal, see also p. 508
Related toVariations Feb. 1972 483
Downer down-under location from twenty card packet, only odd-colored card in one half
June 1972 528
Karl Fulves Shuttle Shuffle mathematical shuffle that transposes two cards, down-under thing with ten cards
Related to 1973 47
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Also published here Mar. 1973 607
Ken Beale Poker down under deal packet trick with poker theme
  • Canberra Poker
  • New South Wales
Related to Sep. 1973 655
Karl Fulves Some Deal - Double Coincidence from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated
Nov. 1973 686
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind
Also published here Nov. 1973 686
Jerry K. Hartman Psychic Backstop out for psychological stop trick, using down-under deal
Related to 1973 39
Jerry K. Hartman, Joseph K. Schmidt Thinking Spell Spell to two selections, down under deal
Inspired byAlso published here 1973 63
Gene Finnell Down/Under Deal mathematical discussion
  • Down/Under or D/U
  • Under/Down or U/D
1. Position of Significant Card
2. Table of Positions of Significant Card
1973 52
Gene Finnell Coincidence packet cut, top card put aside, down/under deal with rest, a match
1973 53
Gene Finnell Exchange wrong card tabled, down/under deal of packets ends with same wrong card and on table is correct one
1973 54
Gene Finnell The Down/Under Exchange Surprise selection placed aside, packet cut and down/under deal performed until four cards remain, top of those is selection and previously tabled card matches other three cards
1973 55
Gene Finnell Twins 32-card packet cut, top card put aside, down/under deal with rest, a match
1973 56
Gene Finnell D/U Counter packet cut off, down/under deal with rest, remaining card has value as number of cut-off cards
Variations 1973 57
Roy Walton The Magical Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
VariationsAlso published here 1973 5
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson "Two Down-Under Routines"
four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Also published here Jan. 1974 699
Karl Fulves Teaching the Future "Two Down-Under Routines"
spectator ends up with only card with an X on its back
Jan. 1974 699
Sam Schwartz Down & Under (Done Over) card chosen by cutting off cards, removing some of those into pocket, remembering card at position in rest, down-under deal location
Mar. 1974 718
Bill Taylor 7-16 down-under deal, spectator's and performer's remaining cards predicted, game presentation
Inspired byAlso published here Apr. 1974 723
Dave Ossip Royal Marriages matching with the four Queens and Kings, down-under deal
Inspired by July 1974 751
North Bigbee ESPell Mental using Jumbo ESP cards, in envelopes, spelling and down-under deal
Inspired by
  • Paul Siegel's "Colorspell" in "Mentalism a la Mode"
1974
Magick (Issue 114)
569
Roy Walton Kangaroo position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal, non-faro method
Inspired byAlso published here July 1975
Epilogue (Issue 24)
232
Roy Walton Witchcraft value found by down-under-deal
  • Method One (fairly easy)
  • Method Two (very easy))
Also published here 1975 5
Roy Walton Now and Then selection is found and number revealed, down-under-deal
  • Alternative Procedure
VariationsAlso published here 1975 8
Roy Walton Der Magische Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
Also published here June 1975
Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 4)
71
The Lazy Magician No. 4, favorite of Blackstone, card and its position thought-of in ten-card packet, down-under-deal after some procedure
1976 8
Three on a Match No. 33, three spectators select a card with down-under-deal from the same small packet, all have the same and it's the only red card
1976 52
Mel Stover Telemathy "Telemathy", one or multiple cards thought of, then found after showing fans of cards with "is your card in here?" procedure twice, with cue sheet matrix
  • Special Effects (revelations when the card ends up at a position for down-under deal or similar)
Also published here 1976
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 3)
69
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind
Also published here 1977 68
Bill Taylor The Game of 7-16 down-under deal, spectator's and performer's remaining cards predicted, game presentation
Also published here 1977 69
Jerry K. Hartman Underforce Forcing a card using Under-Down deal from small packet of cards
Also published here 1978 1
Jerry K. Hartman To Spell the Truth Lie speller, inspired by Martin Gardner
Also published here 1978 41
Al Mann Test Conditions book is destroyed, down-under-deal with pages of a book
1978
Magick (Issue 210)
1049
Roger Smith Countdown #1 Ace to Five are given down-under-deal and shown in order, then order reverses
Inspired by 1978 5
Digit Discovery No. 13, with repeat, Ace through Ten set-up
1979 18
Howard A. Adams ESPell three times word ESP is spelled, to find ESP cards, elimination spelling
1979
OICUFESP (Issue 1 - ten brand new esp card miracles)
12
Howard A. Adams ESP Oil Water with cards face up and face down
1979
OICUFESP (Issue 2 - ten MORE brand new esp card miracles)
6
Howard A. Adams Thinkard from five ESP cards two are selected, unknown word is spelled by spectator to shuffle, both cards are found
1979
OICUFESP (Issue 2 - ten MORE brand new esp card miracles)
7
Nick Trost ESP Duck or Deal four circles and four crosses are separated via down-under-deal
Inspired by 1979 6
Jeff Busby The Insane Australian packet hidden, card at same position noted in rest
1980 26
Jeff Busby Klondike & Down/Under Formula see Notes
Related to 1980 27
Jeff Busby No Commercial Potential Klondike Shuffle and Down/Under Deal
Inspired by
  • "Isaac's Law" (Karl Fulves, Magic and Spells Quarterly)
Related to
1980 28
Bob Hummer Hummer's Great Discovery card is remembered from a packet by thinking of a number, found with down-under-deal, back of performer is turned
  • Method Using 9's System
  • Method Using Any Number
1980 29
Harry Lorayne Take Five five cards touched and outjogged, down-under-deal, remaining card matches prediction
VariationsAlso published here 1980 9
Howard A. Adams Onesee six ESP cards are placed on the table and another one inserted face-up in the pile, after down under deal, card with same symbol remains
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
1
Howard A. Adams Twosee seven ESP cards are placed on the table and another one inserted face-up in the pile with prediction on the back, after down under deal, card with symbol matching the prediction remains
Related to 1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
3
Howard A. Adams Pairsee two spectator get a pile of ESP cards and down-under deal, two remaining cards match, with variation
Related to 1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
4
Howard A. Adams Two Two Two based on Pairsee, medium in other room gets rest of ESP cards and finds two selections
Related to 1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
5
Howard A. Adams Predicsee prediction of two chosen ESP cards, Twosee with two predictions
Related to 1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
6
Howard A. Adams Major Minor prediction of two chosen ESP cards
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
8
Howard A. Adams Symba Wonda five spectators select five ESP cards, each hand ends up having one of every symbol, first published in 1970
Related to 1980
OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles)
16
Howard A. Adams Australian ESP multiphase routine with ESP deck, matching cards using several down-under-deals
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
1
Howard A. Adams Fail Your signed ESP card if located using ESP three letter cards
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
7
Howard A. Adams Suits Me using a suit, finding selection after special procedure
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
8
Howard A. Adams COUrTdown using a suit, finding selection after special procedure, similar to Suits Me with detective theme
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
9
Howard A. Adams COUrTdown EsP COUrTdown with a deck of ESP cards
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
10
Howard A. Adams Key Gang keys in envelopes, down-under-deal done with eight spectators on stage
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
14
Howard A. Adams Objects two ESP symbols chosen by a spectator match two symbol cards selected by other spectator, cards in a row and using personal objects to select cards
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 6 - the GHOST of esp card & mental miracles)
6
Howard A. Adams More Objects variation of Objects, matching selected cards
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 6 - the GHOST of esp card & mental miracles)
7
Howard A. Adams No Objects dealing ESP cards into two rows of five cards, spectator selects some by placing a card on the spreads, prediction
1980
OICUFESP (Issue 6 - the GHOST of esp card & mental miracles)
9
Ken De Courcy I've Got it Taped spectator takes five cards and follows down/under deal instructions from tape recorder, last card named by recorded voice
1980 52
Philip T. Goldstein Tarot Deca spectator finds his own selected card, Major Arcana
1981
The Talon (Issue 7)
99
Howard A. Adams Predisc prediction of chosen record and chosen album cover
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 7 - Matheight Miracles)
12
Howard A. Adams Australian Cidentaquin One No. 6
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
4
Howard A. Adams Australian Cidentaquin Two No. 7, with three selections
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
5
Howard A. Adams Cidentaquin Plus One No. 12, four symbols match 4 selections
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
8
Howard A. Adams Cidentaquin Plus Two No. 13
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
9
Howard A. Adams Cidentaquin Plus Six No. 17
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
11
Howard A. Adams Cidentaquin Plus Seven No. 18
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
12
Howard A. Adams Cidentaquin Plus Eight No. 19
1981
OICUFESP (Issue 8 - 21 Cidentaquin Variations)
12
Roy Walton You Name It I'll Change It
Also published here 1981 35
Roy Walton The Magical Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
Also published here 1981 116
Roy Walton Witchcraft value found by down-under-deal
  • Method One (fairly easy)
  • Method Two (very easy))
Also published here 1981 149
Roy Walton Now and Then selection is found and number revealed, down-under-deal
  • Alternative Procedure
Also published here 1981 152
Terry LaGerould "Cigarette Cards" down under deal with packets
Aug. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 8)
669
R. Sid Spocane II Fascinating Pair mini stay stack used to produce a mate
1982 133
Harry Lorayne Double Duck deal and duck in pairs of cards instead of singly, some applications
Variations 1982 138
Christian Scherer Erwischt two face up card in deck, two faros, cards are sorted out until one remains it is a locator card to find card in deck
1982 129
Philip T. Goldstein Synch or Swim six ESP cards removed from ESP deck, two times Down-Under-Deal, cards match
Jan. 1982
Magick (Issue 301)
1502
Philip T. Goldstein Pre-Paired two times five cards are removed from a deck of ESP cards, after down-under deal two spectators end up with same card
Sep. 1982
Magick (Issue 310)
1549
Howard A. Adams Australian Packeten five pairs are used, two cards placed into pocket and rest divided into two piles, down-under-deal with both packets to find mates
1982
OICUFESP (Issue 9)
7
Howard A. Adams Jumping Australian Deal cards are laid out in rows and are eliminated and moved to other position
1982
OICUFESP (Issue 9)
9
Howard A. Adams Ghostective finding two matching ESP symbol cards with the aid of a blank card
1982
OICUFESP (Issue 9)
12
Howard A. Adams Monopoly March finding two mentally selected cards with the aid of a Monopoly board
1982
OICUFESP (Issue 9)
13
Howard A. Adams Rip N March variation of Monopoly March, five cards torn in halves, matching card is found
1982
OICUFESP (Issue 9)
15
Simon Aronson Donald Duck and Deal chosen number of cards is removed from deck, spectator does deal-duck-procedure, remaining card has picture of Donald Duck ("Your audience should quack up!")
1983 13
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Mystery of the 7 Suspects sandwich cards surround seven cards, down-under-deal to arrive at card, its value is counted down in rest of deck to find selection, faro
Variations 1983 127
Ken De Courcy Down Under Down Under deal four times to produce four Aces
Related to 1983 22
Ken De Courcy Australian Poker Down under deal five times to give spectator a poker hand, but you win with Straight Flush
Related to 1983 23
Henrik Specht One More Chance
Variations Jan. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3)
1188
John C. Wagner Australian Lie Detector impromptu
Summer 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
31
John Scarne Telephon-Mirakel spectator finds card performer was thinking of, over the phone
Also published here Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
107
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Surprising the Seven Suspects multiple cards sandwiched, down under elimination, quartet kicker, faro
Inspired by 1985 57
Philip T. Goldstein Tag Team ten cards with 5 famous couples / teams
Jan. 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9)
1272
Philip T. Goldstein Preoction one of eight symbol cards is predicted, envelope addition
1985 8
Frederick Braue One on Table, One Under Ect Formula binary rule for down under deal
1985 19
The Spellbinder two cards located in small packet after anti-faros and down-under deal
Related to 1985 24
Philip T. Goldstein Quintest packet of five ESP cards (or other cards), spectator cuts packet, then follows instructions and ends up with force card
May 1986 39
Jerry K. Hartman Foretell-a-Vision three Royal Flushs removed for two spectators and performer, spectators do as many down-under deals as they like, last card each are shown, they are reversed in performer's packet
Also published here July 1986 47
John C. Wagner Would I Lie to You? seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as well
Related toVariations 1987 141
Philip T. Goldstein Raw Deal selection and chosen number revealed with down-under deal
Also published here 1987 2
Harry Lorayne, Bill Simon Drauf und Drunter eight cards removed below the table by performer and spectator, packet used to find Aces via deal & duck
Also published here Oct. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
45
Dai Vernon Königliche Hochzeit eight-card packet of Kings and Queens is mated with down-under deal
Also published here 1987
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 2)
4
Dai Vernon Dual to the Death small packet
1988 14
Larry Jennings Australian Poker ten cards, down under deal
1988 5
Karl Fulves R5B5 five black and five red cards, card selected from each, they end up being in the opposite packet
1988
The Chronicles (Issue 35)
1407
Edward Marlo "Pulldown Eliminator" having any of ten cards be the last one in a down-under deal
  • Best Pull Down Procedure for Eliminator Effect
  • Down and Under
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1967
1988 324
Edward Marlo Down and Under Coincidence ten cards shown, spectator stops at any one which is placed aside, down-under procedure with rest and mate remains, with variations
1988 328
Roy Walton Kangaroo position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal, non-faro method
Also published here 1988 11
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Also published here 1988 139
Peter Wilker Gemischtes Doppel two spectators have five cards each from a deck of Jumbo cards and exchange one, both cards are located
Inspired by 1988
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 7)
1
Dai Vernon Spellatron
1989 57
Philip T. Goldstein Mocha removed ESP card divined with other cards
1989 1
Philip T. Goldstein Oct-See, More On thought-of colors divined with color cards
Related to 1989 6
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That
  • #1: two-card location with spelling
  • #2: two-card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related toAlso published here
1989 37
Philip T. Goldstein Raw Deal selection and chosen number revealed with down-under deal
Also published here 1989 77
Philip T. Goldstein Synchosis multi-phase routine
Also published here Oct. 1989
Magick (Issue 429)
2147
Karl Fulves Hands Off spectator remembers card, cuts off a packet, down-under deal, spreads card face-up, performer names selection
1989 11
Doug Canning Deal and (Daffy) Duck Placement for Deal and Duck procedure
Aug. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 8)
1821
Simon Aronson Memorized Math on memorized deck in combination with mathematical principles
  • Stay Stacks
  • Counting
  • Interlocking Chains (also with one-way backs)
  • Duck and Deal (with formulas)
Related to 1990 113
Alex Elmsley 7-16 down under deal, Ace of Spades remains, game presentation
Also published here 1991 309
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Related toAlso published here 1991 314
Alex Elmsley Australian Self-Help involving counting, spelling, down-under deal
Related toVariations 1991 317
Jerry K. Hartman Free and Easy three or more spectators select cards and receive packets, they all do down-under-deals simultaneously and end up with selections
Also published here 1991 314
Jerry K. Hartman Reprocessed Elimination small packet, down under deal, with extra card
Inspired by
  • "Card Elimination" in Blackstone's "Modern Card Tricks and Secrets of Magic" p. 89.
1991 315
Jerry K. Hartman To Spell the Truth Lie speller, inspired by Martin Gardner
Also published here 1991 332
Jerry K. Hartman Psychic Stopgag different outs for Psychic Stop depending on how many cards the spectator ends up dealing
Inspired byRelated to 1991 335
Jerry K. Hartman, Joseph K. Schmidt Thinking Spell Spell to two selections, down under deal
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 459
Jerry K. Hartman Foretell-a-Vision three Royal Flushs removed for two spectators and performer, spectators do as many down-under deals as they like, last card each are shown, they are reversed in performer's packet
VariationsAlso published here 1991 511
Peter Duffie Only a Game Down under Deal, spectators get matches
Also published here 1991 10
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon Plus Braue thought-of cards from eight-card packet found via a spelling and down-under procedure
Related to 1992 4
Edward Marlo, John C. Wagner Revised Lie Detector down under deal, quartet production, set-up, two variations:
  • For Center Dealers
  • For Side-Stealers
Inspired by 1993
The Olram File (Issue 14)
5
よんぶんのいちの奇跡 (Quarter Miracle) Card location from a packet of 16 cards, involves down-under deals, eliminate until one card left
1993 84
最後の1枚 (The Last Card) Another down-under location
1993 105
Jack Yeager Love Match cards with colors and gem stones, pair selects each and colors match, PATEO
Nov. 1993
Magick (Issue 496)
2480
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Fortune cards with "He Loves Me", "He Loves Me Not", petal principle
Related toVariations 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 4)
43
Martin Gardner Fortune information on the petal principle force
Related to 1993
Verbatim (Issue 4)
25
Peter Duffie Magician three spectators simultaneously select a card from packet from three to eight cards, spelling and down-under to locate it
Inspired by 1993 4
Jerry K. Hartman Eight-Card Solution two versions:
  • two spectators each note a card from a small packet, each one follows an elimination procedure until down to one card, each spectator finds his card
  • single-spectator version
Also published here Aug. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 12)
52
Vicente Canuto Adivinación Constante y Desconcertante thirteen cards, spectator thinks of a number and places cards from top to bottom, performer produces card with matching value, repeated, then spectator does elimination deal and ends up with matching card again
1993 101
Karl Fulves DU/Process thirteen-card packet distributed via down/under deal, two four-of-a-kinds and a royal flush come out
1994 7
Karl Fulves Little Nothings loading the spectator's wallet during apparent money exchange before performance, force of mate with counting and down-under deal procedure
Variations 1994
Rigmarole (Issue 6)
65
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Magic Teaching card selected, down under deal with a packet, last card used to count to selection, every other card Ace through King
1994
Verbatim (Issue 10)
130
Roy Walton Some Useful Information calculating which card ends up after down-under deal
Feb. 1994
Profile (Issue 18)
12
Aldo Colombini Zig Zag three selections match three prediction cards
1994 12
Aldo Colombini Italian Heart card selected, deck riffle shuffled twice, all Hearts removed, selection remains after down-under deal with all Hearts in order
1994 55
Mary Tomich A Ritual of Royalty using pendulum, spectator cuts to a card and four court cards are removed, cut card matches previously selected card
Inspired by May 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 11)
13
Peter Duffie Only a Game Down under Deal, spectators get matches
Also published here 1995 202
Simon Aronson Madness in our Methods three selections, fair conditions, no-touch and no card seen
  • Alternative Revelations
1995 194
Karl Fulves Down-Under Age Cards reporting a misplaced idea in which number cards are down-under dealt
1995 4
Richard Vollmer Einstein's Favorite Trick spectator locates his own card
1995 32
Steve Beam The Australian Crawl selection is found by down under dealing a random number of cards (value of two selections)
Related toVariations 1995 36
Doug Canning Two Timing Aussie two cards are located, two piles of ten card two numbers are thought and corresponding cards remembered
1995 128
Jerry K. Hartman Eight Card Solution two versions:
  • two spectators each note a card from a small packet, each one follows an elimination procedure until down to one card, each spectator finds his card
  • single-spectator version (p. 249)
see also final notes in Card Craft reference for "an extended analysis of this procedure"
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1995 248
Gene Castillon A Stitch In Nine spelling discovery with eighteen cards
  • A Two-Deck Version
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The Nine- Card Problem Recycled (treatise by Gene Castillon)
Dec. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
70
Karl Fulves Interzone any card named, packet cut off by performer and named card is left after under/down procedure, riffle shuffle placement
1996 102
Karl Fulves Marks The Spot two phase routine, first spectator and performer select same card from ten-card-packet, then open prediction
1996 22
Peter Duffie Procuring the Aces spectator cuts deck into four piles, elimination process with top four cards until one remains, repeated three more times
1996 7
Nick Trost Million to One ESP Five ESP cards freely selected, found to consist of unique symbols (no repeat)
Related to 1997 286
Down-Under Deal
1997 287
Peter Duffie Sheer-luck Holmes
  • Part One "The Great Brain Robbery" (some cards take from a packet, value of card left after down-under deal tells how many)
  • Part Two "No Hiding Place" (down-under deal locates a selection)
Inspired by
  • "Sherlocution" (Phil Goldstein, The Conjuror, Oct. 1995)
1997 12
Edward Marlo Sired Liar seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as well
Inspired by Jan. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 5)
77
Marty Kane Cigar Club eight picture cards and eight number card are shuffled and cut in half, always one picture and one number card, then spectator removes some cards and does a down under deal with the rest, last card tells amount of removed cards
Inspired by 1998 1451
Marty Kane Trek Trick
Inspired by 1998 1452
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Australian Spell
1999 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Australian Deal, Mate card with same ESP symbol found unsing down-under deal
1999 14
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Clue-Sion “Clue” game theme, spectators think of a person, weapon and room, envelopes are randomly eliminated until down to one and inside is the correct prediction of all three items
Inspired by 1999
Labyrinth (Issue 9)
8
Jerry K. Hartman Down Underware four Kings and Queens, cards of thought-of suit are married with spelling and down-under deal
Inspired by
  • Peter Duffie ideas, not published at the time of writing
Dec. 1999
Onyx (Issue 9)
16
Howard A. Adams Nu Triple Basic packet is down-under-dealt three times so that three people end up with two cards each, they all add up to nine
Also published here
  • Mindespa
1999
Discoverie (Issue 1)
12
Marty Kane The Magic Underground Aces found with dealing and spelling by spectator, "Status Quo Principle" (invariant positions in Down-Under Deals)
Related to 1999 123
Marcelo Contento She Loves Me Not card chosen and lost in chosen number of cards, packet divided in two and one card torn up and put in both halves, two spectators do down-under-deal and end up with the two torn halves
Apr. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 8)
72
Ben Salinas True Love spectator signs card and puts hand on it, another spectator does down-under deal with packet and ends up with signed selection, card under hand is blank
  • Racherbaumer Sidebar (avoiding top change)
Inspired by
  • "She Loves Me..." (Robert Neale, Genii, Feb.1994)
Apr. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 8)
76
Philip T. Goldstein Automantic deck with message cards, two cards are selected and they predict an action
Variations 2000 3
Philip T. Goldstein Automantic deck with message cards, two cards are selected and they predict an action
2000 4
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Five Card Stud chosen card is located by the use of a down-under deal and by spelling the locator card
Inspired by
  • Gene Castillon's " Computer Telephone Mystery" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1999.
2000 27
Steve Beam Seven Card Stud spectator deals two poker hands, thinks of a secret number, remembers a card and with by the use of the down under deal a locator card is found
2000 31
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 73
Steve Beam The Mind-Testing Deck method to calculate position in any number of cards, so card ends up in hand after Down Under Deal, different trick ideas (The Mind Testing Deck, Double-Up, Blanket Test, Boob Job)
Inspired by 2000 90
Marty Kane Cardman's Best Friend story presentation, red Jacks selected among Spades cards
2000 165
Marty Kane The Hallmark multiple spectators locate their own card in a packet, spelling to determine amount of cards for each spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2000 183
Gary Plants Going Down multiple people doing down under deals
2000 190
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 6
Philip T. Goldstein Automantic deck with message cards, two cards are selected and they predict an action
2000 4
Stewart James Odd Man Out odd card in packet found with dice and down-under deal, playing cards or blank cards
Also published here
  • The James File
Feb. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 6)
56
Paul Gordon Whodunnit II two prediction cards put aside, selection lost, a card chosen with down-under deal, it's an indicator card used to find selection, indicator and selection match the predictions
Inspired by
  • "WhoDunnit" (Paul Gordon, Protean Card Magic, 1998)
Oct. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 2)
73
Marty Kane The Jack Queen King Ace Trick over phone, involving spelling, down-under deal
Inspired by 2000 25
Simon Aronson Last Five Standing Produce poker hands with down under deal
2001 252
Blackstone's Card No. 48, spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here 2001 70
Karl Fulves Carbon Copy No. 59, two sets of Aces from two decks, shuffled with down/under and klondike, same order in the end
Related to 2001 88
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Karl Fulves Petal Force to force a card from Aces and Twos
2001 152
Harry Lorayne It's Not Easy To Lie card selected from nine-card packet with down/under deal, card from remaining eight cards thought-of, lie detector, original selection used to count down to find it
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2001 9
Harry Lorayne Double Down Under Location location of two cards with down-under deal
2001 13
Harry Lorayne Take Five five cards touched and outjogged, down-under-deal, remaining card matches prediction
Related toAlso published here 2001 253
Harry Lorayne Pleasing Combination two card location with Reverse Faro Ending and down-under deal
Also published here 2001 349
Jules Lenier Extremely Simple Prediction chosen ESP symbol predicted
July 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7)
62
Harry Lorayne It's Not Easy To Lie card selected from nine-card packet with down/under deal, card from remaining eight cards thought-of, lie detector, original selection used to count down to find it
Also published here Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
49
Harry Lorayne Double Down Under Location location of two cards with down-under deal
Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
49
Terry LaGerould Cardboard Sobriety Test picture cards and Aces removed, one chosen, eventually the three matching cards are brought from pocket and other cards shown in order
2001 40
Terry LaGerould Jewel Thief weird switch in which a spectator does a down-under deal under the table to switch a sandwiched card
2001 43
Philip T. Goldstein Pseudo D/U ESP double match with small packet stay stack
2002 12
Philip T. Goldstein Evil Duo, Loud & Live a/k/a Satire = Veritas
story presentation
2002 52
Philip T. Goldstein Automantic deck with message cards, two cards are selected and they predict an action
2002 6
Michael DeMarco Semiquaver spectator counts cards, down-under-deal, final card used to count to prediction, sixteen-card principle, with variation by Karl Fulves
Inspired by 2002 267
Marty Kane The Jack of Death Card Trick involving spelling, down-under deal, presentation
Inspired by 2002 66