252 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Chaos & Order
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Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and the fail or succeedRelated to Modern Magic 66
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 42
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal More Magic 31
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for that Der moderne Kartenkünstler 90
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge deck dealt out with down-under deal in new deck order as climax to card performance, for 32 or 52 cardsRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 108
Unknown Das schräg oder conisch beschnittene Spiel stripper deck, red black application, also all four suits Der moderne Kartenkünstler 128
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 1. first application, ten cards shuffled, yet they stay in order, using shuffle that recycles after seven executions Der moderne Kartenkünstler 119
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here Later Magic 581
Adolf Blind (Magicus) The Demon Digits three cards with numbers arrange themselves in requested orderAlso published here Magical Titbits 29
Stanley Collins Reviewing a Revue shuffled deck is separated in four piles and each put in a box, spectator choses a suit for each box and the cards of the corresponding suit are found in them Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 27
Oswald Rae The Elusive Digits four cards with numbers from one to four in a glass frame, arrange in wanted order, second set of cards in card stand Between Ourselves 34
Jack Merlin A Sequence Effect thirteen cards put in order by dealing them in a row on the table, alternate top bottomsVariations Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Unknown Sure Winner Spelling Bee eleven cards (ace through jack) order themselves like the magician wants, doesn't work for spectator Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 60
Jean Hugard To Flourish or Not to Flourish? short essay and trick, calendar presentation (months, weeks, ...) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 30
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Unknown Digging For Diamonds performer and then spectator always cut at diamonds More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Roger Barkann The Pluperfect Steal deck is shuffled face up and face down, four cards put in a box, the cards vanish and the deck is in order again, with Duolette The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
Warren Wiersbe Stacking the Deck poker & dealing routine to secretly get into Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 22
Carroll Darnay Mixup spectator shuffles a suit, suit is then again in order The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 737
Martin Gardner, "Chic" Schoke Easy Aces aces in the deck stay in the same order after spectator riffle shuffled the deck three times The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 249) 997
Norman MacLeod MacCleod's Miracle! four hands of Bridge, spectator and performer turn cards over in each hand, total is predictedInspired by
  • a trick in "The Last Testament of R.W. Hull"
Also published here
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 122
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to The Cardiste (Issue 4) 9
Harry Lorayne Out of this Universe some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effectRelated toVariations Close-up Card Magic 80
Edward Marlo Transition Poker ace stacking with new deck order climax The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 15
Peter Kane Tetradism (1) Matching the Cards with freely chosen card
(2) all four-of-a-kinds produced
A Card Session with Peter Kane 19
Bruce Cervon Ten Gives Three ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, joker appeares at chosen numberRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 45
Gene Finnell Face-up Face-down Duplication face up/face down order of two piles match, gilbreath Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Charlie Wicks Sequence ten to aces removed and laid out, switched around a bit, all in royal flush order Expert Card Mysteries 98
Roy Walton Suit Yourself two small packets, one arranges the same suit order as the other The Devil's Playthings 42
John Hamilton Hidden Symmetry producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal, shuffle sequence to get into the required orderInspired by
  • "Try It Yourself" (52 Amazing Card Tricks, Rufus Steele)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 333
David Gale, Richard Karp The Well-Taught Deck dealing five poker hands, the hands come out in ascending order at third deal, see also p. 550 for comment by J. G. Thompson Jr.Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 513
Brother John Hamman Chinese Miracle location of two cards and their four-of-a-kind via spelling, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptu, see also p. 684Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 543
Father Cyprian Hofzinser - 70 in addition to classic effect all cards of chosen suit appear reversed and in order throughout deck, faro Epilogue (Issue 17) 159
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #8 cards openly separated into suits, then reds shuffled together and blacks, halves put together, they magically mixAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 791
Paul Curry Mission Incredible spectator shuffles thirteen cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicatesRelated to Paul Curry Presents 11
Paul Curry The Problem Of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317) Paul Curry Presents 1
Roy Walton As You Were order of Ace-Four changes several times Card Cavalcade 3 53
David A. Wright Seduca Deck Trick faro, based on concept by Michael S. Ewer described by Charlie Miller (Genii Vol. 37 No. 11, Nov. 1973) Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 150
Roy Walton Happy Families three cards of three suits are mixed and eventually uniteInspired by
  • Stewart Judah's "Lightning Strikes Twice"
Some Late Extra Card Tricks 19
Roy Walton Your Very Own suits sort themselves Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 306
Joe Riding, Paul Curry Mission Accomplished Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 262
Paul Curry Out Of Sight eight kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation Special Effects 7
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalentRelated toVariations Special Effects 35
Paul Curry Out Of Mind Inspired by Special Effects 58
Karl Fulves Another Order three cards arrange themselves in any order the spectator wishes Transpo Trix 24
Hannes Höller Höfisches Rendevous court card assemble under hands of spectator Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 98
Frederick Braue Flash Cards thirteen mixed-up cards are dealt out in order, alternate top bottom dealsInspired by Fred Braue on False Deals 32
Unknown Glückliche Dreizehn all cards of a suit and selection are removed behind back Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 63
Roy Walton A Trick for Mr. Fields ten cards of a suit are shuffled and one card put in pocket, cards are back in order, one card missing, with kicker of wrong card in pocket That Certain Something... 2
Harry Lorayne An Extraordinary Prediction ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, jack appeares at chosen numberRelated to Quantum Leaps 168
Edward Marlo The Melding Pot two decks are shuffled together and separate Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 45
Bob Hummer Hummer's Swindle spectator takes sixteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile behind his back, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and without looking reverses all cards back in order Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 7
Bob Hummer The Lonely Card CATO routine, cards turned face up, performer takes packet behind back and reverses all cards except selectionRelated toVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 7
Bob Hummer Face Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted (1940, Half A Dozen Hummers)VariationsAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 9
André Robert Titan some coincidences with two packets of ten cards Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 553
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Card Thirteen in Spades" spectator selects all spades, deck with all spadesInspired by
  • Racherbaumer (New Pentagram, Nov. 1979)
Related to
Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 80
David Grenewetzki, Brother John Hamman "TSHocker" with new deck order kickerInspired by Best of Friends 97
Meir Yedid Thirteen Less One all cards of same suit as selection turn over in order, selection is missing and comes from pocket "or what have you"Related to Best of Friends 247
Reinhard Müller, Justin Branch "Mish Mosh" gilbreath and dealing procedure to separate suits, non-faro method of a Justin Branch effectVariations Best of Friends 314
Paul Gertner "Unshuffled" faro, based on concept by Michael S. Ewer described by Charlie Miller (Genii Vol. 37 No. 11, Nov. 1973), see also Robert Wicks for credit informationRelated toVariations Best of Friends 343
David Britland Xmas Time Trip climax for time machine trick, deck ends up sealed in cellophane Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 379
Paul Harris Mixed-Up Perfectionist reds and blacks mix themselvesRelated toAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 64
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence againAlso published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 443
Edward Marlo Eddie Still Shuffles Once aces in different parts, suits separated Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 69
Mike Gallo Suited Up ace cutting with New Deck Order finish The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 22) 209
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) methodVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 865
Doug Canning, Tom Craven Straight Slam spectator shuffles, yet top thirteen cards are straight from ace to king, gilbreath Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 908
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence againAlso published here Lechter Notes 2
Unknown The Prediction Deck No. 60, number of face-down cards after face-up/face-down shuffle predicted More Self-Working Card Tricks 89
Charles Hudson Enlarged Hartman Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1049
James Lewis Ordered Surprise deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to impossible locationRelated toVariations Thinking About Magic 24
Steve Beam Well Shaken deck removed from the deck is in order, then shaken and cards are mixed, see also p. 294 for additional ideasRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 257
Jerry K. Hartman Apocalypse Variations or Additions two variationsInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 1282
Ron Frost All Wrong! NDO set-up, NDO-finale Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1313
J. C. Doty Faces Minus One all cards get backs and then again faces except selection which stays double backed, rest in NDO Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 1363
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Super Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climaxRelated to The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 23
Philip T. Goldstein The Schizoid Rosary two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predictedAlso published here Doth 1
Darwin Ortiz The Ultimate Card Shark ending in New Pack OrderInspired byVariations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 73
Edward Marlo Olram's Order diamond cards order, ten double facers Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 236
Ben Harris H.G. Wells card selected, Joker vanishes from face of deck, deck sorts itself to new deck order with Joker at spot where selection would be Off the Wall 96
José Carroll Suit Appearance suit produced, changed to other chosen suitRelated to 52 Lovers 137
Lennart Green The Last Duel full deck stack 1-2 Separation 10
Lennart Green The Perfect Arrangement deck order looks random, but is NDO after 1-2-Separation, thought-of-card presentation 1-2 Separation 7
Brother John Hamman The Chinese Miracle location of two cards, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptuAlso published here The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 68
Karl Fulves Hand Out two hands arrange in same order, beginning of "Handicraft" section And a Packet of Cards 54
Philip T. Goldstein, Karl Fulves Forehand four matching pairs generated, based on Fulves's "Hand Out" (And a Packet of Cards) Fifth 7
Philip T. Goldstein The Schizoid Rosary two piles created from deck, number of red card in one and court card in other pile predictedAlso published here A Phil Goldstein Collection 87
Harry Lorayne A Pathway Kind Of Thing bad small packet divination, ends up Ace to King Trend Setters 56
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch Again Also published here
  • "Hopscotch... Again!" in "New Tops" November, 1983. P. 36.
Focus 90
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence againAlso published here Focus 89
Harry Lorayne Miracle Of Thirteen Inspired byVariations Trend Setters 226
Harry Lorayne, Simon Aronson The Equalizer slight variation on Aronson's "ShuffleBored"Related to Trend Setters 171
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mixRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 26
Karl Fulves Dime a Dozen 28 Card Tricks 54
Alexander de Cova, James Lewis Karte in Brieftasche deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to walletInspired byVariationsAlso published here Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Ripper quarter shuffled face up into face down quarter, other half is shuffled into it and face up cards ripped outVariations The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 36) 650
Steve Beam May I Take Your Order? deck in new pack order, one card is moved and ends up sorted again The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 726
Edward Marlo In Psychological Order spectator inserts cards into small packet at random positions, packet is shown to be from ace to king
Seventh Method (ungaffed)
First Alternative (scratchmarked)
Second Alternative (stripper cards)
Fourth Alternative
Fifth Alternative - A dealer's Delight (waxed cards)
The Olram File (Issue 6) 14
Karrell Fox E.Z. Bridge all cards of one suit produced in random order, shuffled deck Goodies 31
John Morgan All Out new pack order finale Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 5) 2074
Edward Marlo Olram's Order Ace through Ten order themselves, ten double facers The Olram File (Issue 11) 14
Alexander de Cova, James Lewis Ordered Card to Wallet deck in new pack order with Joker reversed in place of selection, selection to walletAlso published here Ein Profi packt aus... 99
Thomas Baxter Breathless performer cuts to the aces, then kings and suits are produced as a climax The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 822
Richard Vollmer Ten/Four at the end some coincidences occur Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 12) 2156
Alexander de Cova Ordered Surprise shuffled deck ends up in order, at the position of selection is the Joker reversed and signed selection is found folded and secured with cloth pin, brief explanationInspired by Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 4
Philip T. Goldstein Duploma spectator removes Ace through Five in some order, performer matches the orderInspired by Thabbatical 71
Paul Gordon Thirteen Times and Out Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 8) 2393
Paul Gertner Unshuffled Related to Steel and Silver 143
David Carré Total Cull shuffled deck, routine after which the deck is sorted into fours-of-a-kind or new deck order
- Phase One: The Nine/Ten Trick
- Phase Two: The First Ace Trick
- Phase Three: Four Aces Lost and Found
- Phase Four: Four Quick Ace Discoveries
- Phase Five: The Cour Cards
- Phase Six: The Separation
- Phase Seven: The Complete Assembly
- Phase Eight: The Lull before the Storm
- Phase Nine: The Grand Finale
- Variation: Another Sort
Roger's Thesaurus 135
Philip T. Goldstein, Paul Curry Automix working methodInspired by Thabbatical 113
Peter Duffie Those Enigmatic Royals - Phase One (based on Card Puzzle)
- Phase Two (based on Happy Families, court cards mixed and the suits unite again via spelling)
Inspired by Roger's Thesaurus 206
Darwin Ortiz Time and Again Inspired by Cardshark 86
Simon Aronson Equalizer Credit Information Related to Simply Simon 16
Steve Beam Well Shaken deck removed from the deck is in order, then shaken and cards are mixedRelated toAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 59
Angelo Carbone Out of Order four cards riveted together, center two cards exchange, examinable
- Effect
- What you receive
- How it works
- Set up
- Performance
Related toVariations Out of Order 1
Bob King, Ted Biet, Angelo Carbone, Jon Allen, Duane Henry, Frank Chambers, Michael Mander, Nick Fitzherbert, Harry Lorayne Bonus Section various tips on preparation & performance of "Out of Order" Out of Order 8
Simon Aronson Point Spread red/black game in several phases played by two spectators, performer predicts difference between number of red and black cards, repeat, shuffle-bored finale Simply Simon 3
Joshua Jay This Is The Hard Part! Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 10) 2703
Paul Harris The Perfectionist - The Perfectionist (red and blacks are apparently mixed but remain separated)
- Transposed Perfectionist (reds and blacks transpose)
- Mixed-Up Perfectionist (reds and blacks mix themselves)
Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 109
Michael Skinner The Monkey's Paw memory demonstration, memorized deck, ending in new deck order Classic Sampler 37
James Swain Perfect Triumph ambitious card with joker, joker put in breast pocket, Triumph with all cards face-down, when spread face-up the deck is in new deck order with joker reversed and selection in breast pocketRelated to Miracles with Cards 41
James Swain My Opener aces produced, triumph with aces reversed at end, aces lost again, cut to and new deck order finale Miracles with Cards 112
Karl Fulves You're Getting Sleepy new deck order shown, Jokers put in pocket, a card named, deck shuffled, deck still in new deck order but named card missing, it's one of the Jokers in the pocket, then it changes back to Joker and is reversed in deck The Fine Print (Issue 3) 50
James Swain Rules of the Game from shuffled deck the performer produces all nine possible poker hands
credit information
Miracles with Cards 169
Nick Trost Lineup Gilbreath Principle, arrange face up/down cards in same order (Bob King variation first published as "Order Please" in manuscript Magician Foolers, p. 5, 1989)Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 149
Wesley James SympathOrder half deck face-up and face-down, spectator shuffles, dealt in two piles, they have same face-up/face-down orientation The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 65
Andrew Wimhurst The Return of the Ultimate Cardshark ending in New Pack Order, difficultInspired by Down Under Deals 47
Roy Walton Company of Four pack is divided in four packets which are shown to be the suits, Gilbreath principle The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 147
Pit Hartling The Party Animal selected card turns face-up while the deck is in the case, twice, climax: half the deck turns face up.Inspired by The Book 52
Peter Duffie The Arrow Deck arrows in four directions drawn on every card, cards sorted according to arrows, suits are separated except for named four-of-a-kind Five Times Five — Scotland 44
Karl Fulves Code For Oracle two suits named and removed, performer separates them from the back Combo 25
Gavin Ross The Information Pack half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns over, full suit visible with selection missing, with variation by Peter DuffieInspired by Five Times Five — Scotland 94
Guy Hollingworth A "Call to the Colours" Routine ending in New Pack OrderVariations Drawing Room Deceptions 202
James Swain Tongue in Cheek deck ends up in New Pack Order except two selections 21st Century Card Magic 7
James Swain Too Many Jokers deck ends up with all four of a kinds 21st Century Card Magic 71
Allan Ackerman Finally Matched ending phase Inspired byVariations Classic Handlings 29
David Regal The Wrong Ones Produce four Aces, then deck changes color (includes variation where deck goes back to new deck order as well)
- Routine One
- Routine Two
Close-Up & Personal 37
Andrew Wimhurst Suit Revelation producing full suitVariations Low Down Dirty Tricks 18
Karl Fulves Among Us card in new pack order, a card is removed and after some spectator cuts replaced, no card is out of order afterwardsRelated to Lost Vampire Secrets 187
Ali Bongo Future Notes comments on the procedureRelated to Off The Books (Issue 2) 12
Karl Fulves Ala Bongo no-stack versionInspired by Off The Books (Issue 2) 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck's Shakedown deck dealt into five piles on a handkerchief, then corners collected and cards shaken-mixed together, keeps suit separation, in effect three named cards from different suits end up in wrong suitAlso published here
  • "Shakedown Deal" (Rusduck, Linking Ring, Vol. 33 No. 11, Jan. 1954)
Off The Books (Issue 1) 3
Richard Bartram, Jr. Joker Assisted Triumph ends in new deck order, farosInspired by Card File Two 17
Karl Fulves Hofzinser + Math Aces shuffled reversed into packet, another card chosen, face-up/face-down mix, all cards right except a chosen Ace but selection insteadInspired byRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 55
Karl Fulves Self-Cancellation red-black relationship, and shuffle principle at work in Shuffle-Bored type routines Off The Books (Issue 2) 7
Bob Hummer Face-Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predictedAlso published here Off The Books (Issue 2) 8
Ralph W. Hull Last Word Prediction number of face-up cards predictedInspired byAlso published here
  • "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" (Trevor Hall, 1945)
Off The Books (Issue 2) 8
Norman MacLeod Miracle! four hands of Bridge, spectator and performer turn cards over in each hand, total is predictedAlso published here Off The Books (Issue 2) 9
Karl Fulves You're The Prophet spectator decides whether 24 or 28 cards will be face-up after cutting and riffle-shuffling face-up into face-downInspired by Off The Books (Issue 2) 10
Ali Bongo Unfolding Future folded multi-level prediction as in Simon Aronson's "Shuffle-Bored"Inspired by
  • Ludow, from Paris
Related toVariations
Off The Books (Issue 2) 11
Karl Fulves, Ralph W. Hull, Bob Hummer Eyeless Vision No. 59 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 134
Harry Lorayne What A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, all four-of-a-kinds together, faro
Inspired by
  • "Mexican Solitaire" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Related toVariations
Personal Collection 631
Paul Curry Out of Mind Inspired by Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 250
Masao Atsukawa 整理好き (Like to be Organized) Ace to Six apparently mixed up, but goes back in orderInspired by カードの島 36
Harry Lorayne The Amazing Court-Card Trick one of twelve chosen cards chosen, it matches named (by magician) picture card selection, other eleven cards are other court cardsInspired by
  • "Famous Jack of Spades Trick" (Aldo Colombini)
Personal Collection 375
Paul Curry The Problem of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317) Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 237
Ali Bongo Shuffle-Board Variation folded prediction, brief Lecture Notes - Geneva 2002 16
David Ben, Michael Weber, Michael Close, Bob Farmer Invisible Triumph rough smooth Tricks 90
Roberto Giobbi Using "Sign of Four" to Close an Act deck is sorted in new pack order after ace production Card College - Volume 5 1202
Roberto Giobbi The History of Playing Cards all values are spelt out in piles, ace through king are on top of the piles Card College - Volume 5 1253
Karl Fulves Keep In Mind spectator asked to remember list of seven cards, he cannot do it, when shown again, they are Ace through Seven in order Off The Books (Issue 4) 63
Luis Garcia Rito de Iniciación deck is shuffled several times and ends up in new deck order La Magia Española del Siglo XX 295
John Bannon Degrees Of Freedom CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flushVariations Dear Mr. Fantasy 128
John Bannon Origami Poker CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush Dear Mr. Fantasy 144
Karl Fulves The Hunt For Diamonds two cards chosen, deck thrown in paper bag and mixed, performer removes all diamonds without looking and then names selections, hidden rubber bandRelated to Under Tension 66
John Bannon, Simon Aronson Wait Until Dark Shufflebored combined with Ortiz' Human Blindfold idea Dear Mr. Fantasy 168
Karl Fulves Final Cut deck immune to cutting, somewhat a presentation for ambitious card Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 420
John C. Wagner Final Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climax, reworked handling
- Extra Thoughts & Substitutions
- No Cop/No Switch Method by Syd Segal
Inspired by Full Metal Jacket 7
Karl Fulves Contract Player deck first sorted in colors, then suits, by magician Combo II 76
Karl Fulves Kinship system for remembering suit order of packet (twelve cards), court cards dealt out in four piles to separate suitsRelated to Combo II 21
Karl Fulves Switched By Thot court cards separated into suits by performer from back (memory) except two named jacks which are transposed, see also p. 100 for further notes Combo II 24
Karl Fulves Noble Cause twelve court cards memorized by performer who then produces jacks, then queens, then kings from packet, see also p. 102 for further notesRelated to Combo II 39
Karl Fulves Made To Order performer sort face-up/face-down mix below table Combo II 43
Karl Fulves Pseudo Hummer fooling magicians who know the Hummer CATO trick Combo II 46
Karl Fulves A Game Of Touch suit removed, spectator deals it from top or bottom into pile and retains last card, performer sort suit below table top and divines selection Combo II 52
Shoot Ogawa Perfect Order using triumph with faro shuffles to retain stack Penumbra (Issue 10) 5
Harry Riser Stay, Stay-Stack, Stack deck is mated in two stagesAlso published here
  • MUM, Nov. 2004
Secrets of an Escamoteur 157
Bruce Cervon Faro Fooler from NDO to NDO with two faros, double index cards Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 32
Joe Rindfleisch Heart's Delight all hearts appear face up with selection in betweenInspired by Best of Friends - Volume III 474
Denis Behr A Gambling Demonstration aces produced, named royal flush dealt, new pack order, stackedVariations Handcrafted Card Magic 62
Karl Fulves Kings Over Here twelve picture cards memorized, then sorted from backRelated to Word Play 22
Karl Fulves Four Way Memory twelve picture cards memorized, then sorted into suits from backRelated to Word Play 24
Nick Trost Four Grand Slams despite riffle shuffle by spectator, the four suits are separated Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 21
Nick Trost, Reinhard Müller Do As I Do Suit Separation Gilbreath Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 25
Karl Fulves Order Restored mixing process with ten cards that restores after four times, dealflipdropcut Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 3
Ken Krenzel Suit Yourself packet of chosen suit arranges itself from ace to king in spectator's hands, see also Lew Brooks' "Order Out of Chaos" (Stack Attack) Relaxed Impossibilities 217
Tyler Wilson Happy Ending writing appears on edges, first PERFECT then name of selection, credit information Reinventing the Real 172
Steve Beam Mating Ritual queens and kings shuffled and then separated Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 269
Christoph Borer Shuffle Transpo two decks, one shuffled face up in face down one not, then the conditions "shuffled" and "not shuffled" transpose Prevedere 34
Steve Beam Running the Scales Ace to Ten are mixed and pocketed, then produced by touch in order Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 268
Karl Fulves Matrix Games variations of the Ace to Five theme with twenty-five cards
- The Correction
- In Sync
- Brother's Keeper
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 8) 528
Karl Fulves Scot's Key ca. twenty cards from shuffled deck removed, spectator exchanges one with Joker and puts unknown card aside, performer deals packet face-down into four piles into suits and names removed cards Xtra Credit (Issue 5) 27
Tyler Wilson Winona Ryder Trick multiple selection routine in which all selections transform into straight in suit of last selection as kicker Reinventing the Real 93
Benjamin Earl The Cards of Leon in-the-hands version without tableInspired by
  • "Shuffle-Bored" (Simon Aronson)
Gambit (Issue 2) 4
Al Schneider Marked Deck with a stripper deckInspired by Al Schneider Magic 511
Helder Guimarães Triumphant new pack order finale despite seeing deck mixed Ontology Project 14
Steve Beam Testosterone Test (new) red/black order of aces changes, observation testAlso published here
  • "Maeb-Y Aces" in Don Morris' "Close-Up Encounters"
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue Addendum) vii
Denis Behr, José Carroll Suit Surprise with credit information on the plotInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 65
Darwin Ortiz 52 Pick-up triumph ending in new pack order, eight faro shufflesInspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 109
Darwin Ortiz Sweating Bullets cutting the aces, then aces controlled (faros), then new pack orderInspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 207
Allan Ackerman Bonus Cull card named, two shuffles performed, named card on top and rest of deck now in four-of-a-kinds The Cardjurer 19
Darwin Ortiz, Benjamin Earl Twelve Card Production Lessons in Card Mastery 100
Darwin Ortiz Limitless kind of impromptu shuffle-bored Lessons in Card Mastery 171
Darwin Ortiz Twelve the Hard Way twelve cards from one suit produced to match selection, mistake, transformation in different suit, inspired by Benjamin Earl's "Full Suit Production" Lessons in Card Mastery 99
Tony Cabral Suit Pocket selection travels to pocket, full suit is also taken from pocketInspired byRelated to
  • "Card to Pocket with Kicker" (Jack McMillen ebook, p. 144)
The Brown Shoes Lecture Notes 11
Darwin Ortiz Billion Dollar Brain number of face-down cards in mess named, then actual order Lessons in Card Mastery 189
Steven Hamilton Double Deal two cards chosen, they multiply to a number that matches their number, then one packet becomes the four-of-a-kind to match selection, the other packet the full suitInspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Roy Walton, Abra #1881)
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 142
Michael Weber Simply Bored 2.0 Different handling for Shufflebored Old Dog 11
Michael Weber On The False Track Alternative presentation for Shufflebored Old Dog 12
Christian Scherer Die Poesie der Magie shuffled deck separates in four suits, with three glasses and a handkerchief Schlaglichter 316
Michael Lam 草泥马机率 (WTF Possibility) Tantalizer with deck in new deck order as finaleInspired by 实战魔术 Real Magic 21
Denis Behr Stay Stack Finale deck mates itself without a move Quarterly (Issue 3 (Summer 2015)) 37
Steve Beam Proximity and Time Deck is repeatedly shuffled and then cut in two by a spectator. Despite the mixing, the cards twice rearrange themselves into the same order as those in the other packet. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 21
Harry Lorayne Non-Faro M-E-S four-of-a-kinds-finale without farosInspired by JawDroppers! 78
Helder Guimarães The Solo Act 1. Triumph
2. Anti-Oil and Water
3. Kings Production
Finale - Cards to New Deck Order
The Veriloquent 35
Harry Lorayne Thirteen's Closer transformation kicker of suitRelated to JawDroppers! 52
Harry Lorayne Overkill suit transformation kicker, original suit reversed in center JawDroppers! 54
Harry Lorayne Rest Of The M-E-S! original ending of routine, all four-of-a-kinds together, farosRelated to JawDroppers! 72
Steve Beam Mind Over Anti-Matter Random cards from a spectator-shuffled deck distributed to four participants. With free choices of which cards to eliminate, they all end up with one card. When combined, the cards form a royal flush.Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 51
Harry Lorayne The Amazing Court-Card Trick one of twelve chosen cards chosen, it matches named (by magician) picture card selection, other eleven cards are other court cardsInspired by JawDroppers! 112
Harry Lorayne Thirteen! simplified productionsInspired byVariations JawDroppers! 45
Christoph Borer Shuffle-Borerd last prediction is sum of added numbers on cards 21 239
Simon Aronson, Andy (The Jerx) Meta-bored Shuffle-bored presentation The Jerx 265
John Hostler Estimated Prophet impromptu Magnum Opossum 32
Pepe Lirrojo Asamblea Total aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro, deck is arranged by quartets as climaxInspired by Panpharos 30
Pepe Lirrojo P.A.D.O.I. two deck routine, open prediction, two cards spelled two, deck in order and selection vanishes Panpharos 41
Jack Carpenter, Steve Ehlers The Legend of Silas Greene two poker hands dealt, three of a kind and Kings, former hand changes to Aces, then perfect bridge deal, rhyming patterInspired by The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 75
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus deck shuffled by two spectators, then shown to be almost separated into red and blacks, now in new deck orderInspired by
  • "The One Handed Faro Miracle" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 1, No. 6, 1971)
A New Angle 40
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus Redux deck is shuffled and shown to be mixed, shuffled again, placed in box. When taken out, deck is in new deck order (in the hands routine, no table required)Inspired by A New Angle 49
Bob Farmer Messcalero Redux deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph done, new deck order finale, octal sorting The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 1
Bob Farmer Messcal deck shuffled, dealt into eight piles randomly, Triumph, new deck order finale, octal sortingVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #5) 4
Bob Farmer Messcal Lite Triumph with new deck order finaleInspired byVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #6) 1
Bob Farmer Messcal Lite with a Better Lie Triumph with new deck order finaleInspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #7) 1
Bob Farmer Tarodiction Tantalizer shuffled deck ends up in new deck order after some face-down dealing during a card locationRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #8) 1
Nathan Colwell Hofzinser's Suit Selection Spectator selects card from a packet of random cards, all the cards change to match the suit of the selection, Ace to King A New Angle 100
Paul Vigil Sympathy (for the Devil) Cards "or Cartas con Simpatia Diabolica"
two packets end up in the same order, despite mixing procedures, one packet mixed again and its order typed into phone, performer's phone rings
- Part 1: My Condolences
- Part 2: Can You Hear Me Now?
Inspired by
  • "DealFlipDropCut" (Howard A. Adams, OICUFESP Vol. 6, 1980, p. 15)
The Doors of Deception 227
Bob Farmer Triharder fifteen-card-packets shuffled and dealt into three piles by both performer and spectator, performer gets them in order, spectator doesn't
- Mini-me Version (thirteen cards)
Variations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 9
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #1 Ace to King of Hearts and Spades are each shuffled, performer deal-mixes them, one is sorted, then both are in same mixed order, then spectator cuts one of the suits and the order matches predictionRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 12
Bob Farmer Macau Casino Shuffle #2 version with thirteen duplicatesRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 18
Bob Farmer Casinodiction spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker handsInspired byVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #3) 1
Pete McCabe Pete's Casinodiction spectator shuffles twenty cards from four different decks and deals them out according to their back designs, ends up with good poker handsInspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox (Issue Addendum #8) 3
Harry Lorayne Just In Case selection replaced, four packets made, spectator choses one, selection is on top, rest of packet is matching suit, other packets mixed, Juan Tamariz JawDroppers! Two 77
David Solomon Primitive Shuffle-Bored after shuffling procedure with spectator a named number of cards is reversed Solomon's Secrets 28
Denis Behr Extended Gambling Demonstration multi-phase routine, named four-of-a-kind is riffle-culled, then riffle-stacked, then a bridge deal into new deck orderInspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 19
Jason Ladanye Liar Liar card chosen, performer claims that deck is put in new deck order so he can see the missing card, but it is not shown the first few times, then it is shown after all, faros Game Changer 147
Asi Wind Lucky 13 thirteen cards chosen, they are named suit in orderInspired by
  • "Suit Selection" (Hofzinser)
Repertoire 143
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 Principia 144
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 Solomon's Secrets 107
Matt Baker, Barrie Richardson Banned For Life Variation on Shuffle Bored, done as a real time skill demonstration of card counting for casino cheating. Magician can tell number of cards face up, number of red cards, and the total sum of the values of the red cards

Includes a magician-fooler method using "Rounders" gaffed cards, idea by Barrie Richardson, which is basically stripper deck but with rounded corners
The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 159