16 entries in Cards / Principles / Binary / One, Two, Four & Eight Index
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan The Spirit Mathematician No. 2, half deck in performer's pocket, card with same suit and cards who add up to same domination as selection are produced, binary (Ace, Two, Four, Eight)
Related toVariations 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan, Arthur Finley The Secret Mathematician from any named card the performer removes a card with same suit and cards that add up to the value from pocketed deck, binary, spelled "Findley"
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Howard Albright The Secret Mathematician - Variation
Inspired by 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 36
Unknown The Conjurer's Touch deck in performer's pocket, he produces any suit and value on command
Variations 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 218
Unknown The Selective Touch finding matching cards from pocket for any named card, binary four card set-up that combines to any card
Variations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 225
Nate Leipzig The Complementary Cards No. 130, card with same suit and cards who add up to the value as thought-of card are produced from performer's pocket. Uses A,2,4,6 (instead of standard A,2,4,8).
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 250
Stewart James Double Time in Spiritland performer puts four cards in a glass, spectator chooses any card, performer removes cards that add up to its value form the glass, remaining cards in glass added and that number counted down and the arrived-card added, that number predicted
Inspired byVariations 1954 First Call To Cards 16
Stewart James Coloracle combination of previous two tricks
Inspired by 1954 First Call To Cards 20
Arthur Finley Findley's Four-Card Trick four cards secretly placed in pocket as prediction, pull out the necessary cards to form suit and value (using binary system)
Also published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 6
Juan Tamariz, Dr. Alfredo Florensa El Fabuloso Tacto del Mago shuffled deck in bag, a card is named and performer removes several cards which add up to named card and first card is from same suit, binary five-card set-up that combines to any card
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 37
Doug Edwards A Bit Of Thinking Any card named, magician pulls out cards representing the card (suit, value) from the deck - binary Ace Two Four Eight
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 189
Martin Joyal An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks
  • New Deck Stacks
  • Ordered Values Stacks
  • Ordered Suit Stacks
  • Grouped Value Stacks
  • Grouped Suit Stacks
  • Pair Stacks
  • Divided Stacks
    • The Red-black Divided Stack
    • The Mixed Suit Divided Stack
    • The High-low Divided Stack
    • The Curl-No-Curl Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Colors
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Suits
    • The One-eyed and Two-eyed Divided Stack
  • Red-Black Stacks
  • Pointer Stacks
  • Reflected Stacks
  • Matched Setups
  • One-Two-Four-Eight Stacks
  • Forcing Stacks
    • Card-Forcing Stacks
    • Number-Forcing Stacks
    • Word-Forcing Stacks
  • Stacks used for Revelations
  • Counting and Spelling Stacks
  • Storytelling Stacks
  • Gambling Demonstration Stacks
  • Solitaire Stacks
  • Other Stacks
  • Summary
1997 The Six-Hour Memorized Deck 5
Dai Vernon Name a Card Location any card is named, performer looks in which half it is in the deck, performer then produces cards that total to its position
Dec. 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 12) 56
Mick Ayres Ahead of the Game prediction in pocket, cards add up to find position of selection
Inspired by 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 170
Roberto Giobbi Because the Cards Know "The Ace-Two-Four-Eight Divination", thought of card divined via other cards in pocket, binary, card optionally transformed into selection
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 55
Benjamin Earl Finish 52 finding matching cards from pocket for any named card, then taking all cards except selection from pocket, binary five-card set-up that combines to any card
Inspired byRelated to 2015 F for Fiction 7