73 entries in Cards / Principles / Equivoque
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Magician's Choice one of four
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 150
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 Modern Magic 45
Unknown Equivoque one out of four
1889 Tricks with Cards 112
Unknown Card from Changing Card-box to Deck two cards chosen and put in box, apparently named one travels back to deck
1890 More Magic 123
Unknown Das Wiederfinden zweier Karten matrix-layout, magician's choice of two cards
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 50
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Prof. Hofzinser's Geheimnis "Die isolierte Karte", spectator locates card via matrix-layout of deck on table and magician's choice
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 51
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Gezwungene Wahl magician's choice from 32 cards and layout on table
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 121
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelope
Also published here May 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 172
Arthur Toskana Magician's Choice one of three cards
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 20
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Nov. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Carl Willmann Das Kartenrätsel four selections shuffled back, deck delt into piles of four cards each, all selections are in chosen pile
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 36
Unknown 3 Object Equivoque
1909 The Art of Magic 148
Unknown Prophecy Down-to-Date dealing and equivoque
1909 The Art of Magic 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gezwungene Wahl magician's choice to force a suit
1910 Kartenkünste 38
Laurie Ireland They Do It Themselves Card Trick dubious method
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 8
Theodore Annemann, Walter B. Gibson An Improvement A La Carte any card forced with multiple layouts and equivoque
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 30
Victor Farelli Loo Lung or The Chinese Coin Magician locates two cards by a lot of dealing and equivoque to eliminate piles, with a bit of gambling theme (Euchre and Loo Lung)
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 44
Unknown Elimination Extraordinary no-touch elimination process, card marked on back (one-way)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Theodore Annemann Simple Force bold
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 670
Theodore Annemann Volition four selections in envelopes, spectators choose their own card, equivoque
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 589
Jean Hugard Forcing the Choice of one of Four Packets several approaches to the magician's choice
Apr. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 47
Unknown Magician's Choice one out of three
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 15
Edward Marlo Magician's Choice one out of six
1953 Unlimited 20
Harry Lorayne Force Prediction equivoque out of about twelve cards
1962 Close-up Card Magic 100
Edward Marlo Magician's Choice for Three Objects
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 88
George Blake Red or Black Force forcing one of the colors, "for me"
Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 714
Victor Farelli Coin Toss Card Force forcing one card out of three, see p. 863 for credit information by Jack Potter
Related to
  • "Magic Wand" No. 206, June-sept 1945, p. 68
Aug. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 777
Unknown D) having force card marked on back, e.g. one-way deck
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 38
Edward Marlo Forcing one of four
Related to 1976 Lecture Notes 1 27
Roger Smith Two-Way Out forcing top card of one of two piles
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 5
Bob Farmer You Can Lead a Gift Horse to Water But You Can't Look in its Mouth different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection
Also published here 1987/1988 Tsunami 11
Unknown Magician's Choice 1 out of 4
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 146
Eugene Burger The Devil´s Deck both sides of deck are freely shown
1989 The Experience of Magic 125
Gary Ouellet The Equivoque four card stars are formed
1990 Close Up Illusions 164
Randy Tanner Elimination Prediction deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, some more dealing and choosing until one card remains, predicted
Also published here 1993 Card File 65
Chuck Smith Imagination card forced only with equivoque
1994 What If? 9
Paul Gertner Magician's Choice one of four cards on table in square
1994 Steel and Silver 100
Theodore Annemann, Max Maven Magician's Choice one out of three objects
1996 Card College — Volume 2 440
James Swain Four-Card Equivoque forcing the Queen of Hearts
1996 Miracles with Cards 33
Ken Krenzel, Kenton Knepper, Larry Becker Fired Up equivoque selection process, single prediction card in case, approach to Kenton Knepper's "Kolossal Killer"
1997 Ingenuities 200
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah O-Aces Red backed and blue backed Aces, predict selected Ace/color of back (presentation by Stewart Judah), includes ideas by Stewart Judah (double envelopes) and Tom Hubbard (Himber wallet)
Related to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 127
Randy Tanner Elimination Prediction Deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, some more dealing and choosing until one card remains, predicted
Also published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 12
Jerry Mentzer Two Keys Two key cards peeked, deck can be riffle shuffled and one of the key cards can still be used. A bit of fishing possibly needed. Can be used as a force of one of two cards using a bit of equivoque.
1999 Cunning Card Miracles 17
Ellis Stanyon The Pack "Cut" into Four Heaps No. 16, spectator eliminates piles and cards until selection remains
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon The Chosen Card, Shuffled into the Pack, Discovered by Anyone No. 19, equivoque
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 212
Marc Paul, Andy Stone, Anthony Owen Killer Kombustion one card in envelope, approach to Kenton Knepper's "Kolossal Killer"
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 113
Lewis Jones Matchmaker card is constructed, prediction in form of a playing card is on the table
Inspired by
  • Stephen Tucker's "Doubly Impossible"
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 143
Steve Beam Forked Fan Force ending with two cards, one eliminated verbally
Related toAlso published here 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 223
Steve Beam Forked Fan Force ending with two cards, one eliminated verbally
Also published here 2001 The Underhand Shuffle 19
Harry Lorayne Magician's Choice one out of five
2001 Personal Collection 342
Harry Lorayne To An Extreme magician's choice for one out of ten
2001 Personal Collection 345
R. Paul Wilson Equivoque Handling four one of four cards
2002 13 5
Unknown Conjuror's Choice Procedure three items
2003 Card College - Volume 5 1126
Ron Bauer The Principle of the Equivoque
2005 All-Outs Think-Of-A-Card 14
Unknown The Old Gray Model standard method
  • Spelling Ending
  • Elaborate Ending (equivoque to let spectator locate his selection in layout)
2007 7-7-7 14
Trevor Lewis Body Parts cards with names of body parts, selection matches prediction
2009 Routines Matter 38
John Guastaferro Equivoque Force for a suit
2010 One Degree 39
Steve Beam Forked Fan Force ending with two cards, one eliminated verbally
Also published here 2011 FFFF-ing Great Card Moves 30
Harry Lorayne SOTM "Spur Of The Moment"
five four-card packets on table, one chosen by spectator, they are the Aces
Related to 2011 Special Effects 124
Roberto Giobbi Verbal Range Force
2012 Confidences 13
Jim Steinmeyer Equivoque: The Cardless Cantico verbal force of Nine of Clubs
2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 8
Jim Steinmeyer Equivoque: The Full Deck Fandango verbal force of Seven of Clubs with deck using spelling
2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 12
Jim Steinmeyer Equivoque: The Tin Can Phone nine of Hearts forced, using cans with string
2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 14
Bob Farmer Done Deal III: Pairs performer is blindfolded
  • Equivoque Selecting the Hands
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 227
Fredric Payne, Juan Tamariz May the Force be With You bold idea to force one of three cards, giving them characteristics , asking for a characteristic and then claiming that the force card is the chosen one
Related to
  • "The Impressionable Joker" (Fredric Payne, Simply Wizard, Goodliffe, p. 77)
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Sep 15) 266
Andy (The Jerx) The Magician's Role as Moral Arbiter Instructions for an equivoque effect using cards, that uses the book as a prediction (choose you own adventure type of effect).
Related to 2016 The Jerx 143
Andy (The Jerx) Guided Visualization Equivoque effect with cards, follow through pages in book (choose your own adventure type of effect)
Related to 2016 The Jerx 155
Bob Farmer You Can Lead a Gift Horse to Water But You Can't Look in its Mouth different way to end the previous tricks, with only the selection
Also published here 2017 The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 77
Harry Lorayne Row Choice packets on table, spectator choses the one with Aces
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 236
Bob Farmer Equivoque Digression restricted choice, equivoque discussion
  • Force 13 Cards
  • Force 8 Cards
  • Force 8 or 13 Cards
  • Force 26 Cards
  • Force 13 Cards
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 61
Christopher James Rose, Paul Vigil The Five-Card Force one of five cards forced
2017 The Doors of Deception 163
Harry Lorayne Magician's Choice one of four
2017 JawDroppers! Two 77
Harry Lorayne Magician's Choice one out of three
2018 And Finally! 120