84 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Deck / Al Koran type
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Three Cards Repeating Forcing Pack
1876 Modern Magic 125
Professor Hoffmann To Force Three Cards together three force cards repeat abcabcabc...
1889 Tricks with Cards 15
Professor Hoffmann To Force three Cards together three cards repeat itself, spectator cuts anywhere
1890 More Magic 13
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das mysteriöse Würfelchen selection in deck, deck dealt into six piles, spectator throws die which identifies the pile with the selection
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 231
Unknown Kartenspiel und Würfel card chosen and lost, six piles made by performer, spectator throws die and the number indicates the pile with the selection
  • 1. Ausführung (six banks of the same six cards each, separated by wide cards)
  • 2. Ausführung (ungaffed)
Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 67
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XVIII. Prädestination (Vorherbestimmung)
1. Die Karten (prediction of chosen pile, cards can be divined, Koran type)
2. Die Blumen (name of chosen flower appears on paper in sealed envelope, half forcing deck)
1902 Moderne Magie 174
Edward Bagshawe A "Spirit Divination" Mystery name of card appears on empty paper
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 42
Michael F. Zens Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick three chosen cards, envelopes, repeating set-up deck
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 298
Henry Christ The New Spell Me twelve card set-up or four sets of douplicates
Inspired byRelated to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divination
Related toVariations 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Unknown The "Perfect" Spelling Trick four banks of duplicates with thirteen cards
1938 Greater Magic 323
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream four banks of twelve cards, fishing
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 346
Bert Allerton Mind Reading with the Finger Tips as Bert Gustafson, two thought-of-cards are removed behind back
1938 Greater Magic 900
Theodore Annemann Trance Card Al Koran type deck for spelling routine
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 885
Roger Barkann, Audley Walsh Magician's Nightmare first impossible card location and then another card is spelled out from the spectator's pocket, four times thirteen Koran deck (Audley Walsh idea), clever fishing method
Related to
  • missing lines on p. 44
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 37
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream
1945 My Best 119
Michael F. Zens The Improved "Zens" Cards & Envelopes
Related to 1945 My Best 55
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Related to 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 391
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Paul Marcus Think of a Card Koran deck with set of eleven, fishing over phone
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 311
Edward Marlo Thoughts on Blind Choice two selections from one deck match two reversed prediction cards in second deck, four methods with different gaffed decks (Ultra Mental Deck, deck with twenty-six different cards duplicated, Audley Walsh's Dream Deck / Koran Deck)
Inspired by
  • Jack Avis' "Blind Choice" (GEN June 1964)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 67
Gene Nielsen Card Sense poker presentation, prediction in envelope
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 37) 183
Audley Walsh, Al Koran Magician's Nightmare description Koran Deck and some Koran anecdotes
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 130
Ken De Courcy Last Card Prediction final card predicted in pocket or wallet, with index or sticky dummy prediction
Inspired by 1979 Card Caprice 8
Michael Skinner Das Gedanken-Projektions-Spiel two spectators choose cards hands off, two halves with different sets of Koran type set-up
Also published here 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 6
Gene "Phantini" Grant Super Mental Deck Al Koran Deck meets Svengali
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 26
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
  • card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • prediction of a selected card
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Robert Cassidy, Ross Johnson Princess A Hoy cards are distributed to five people, they think of one card in their pile, tossed out deck version
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 290) 1447
Michael Skinner Thought Projection Pack two spectators choose cards hands off, two halves with different sets of Koran type set-up
Also published here 1982 Intimate Magic 1
Michael Weber Floored Al Koran Five-Star Deck, prediction is jumbo card on the wall when an elevator is left
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 33
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann, Alessandro de Luca Das Televisions-Spiel card is selected and is missing in second deck, found in envelope
1983 Ueber das Wesen der Mentalmagie 28
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves
Related to 1983 Astrology — The Hidden Force 45
Stephen Minch Étoile D'Éventualité sealed prediction in wallet, two cards that match two selections, first card is stopped at and second selected by throwing a die, Himber wallet
Related to
  • "Sensational Mentalism, Part Four"
Also published here
1984 Mind Melds 25
Stephen Minch Étoile D'Éventualité spectator deals cards face up and stops, that card removed, die rolled and to that number counted to from stopped spot, both cards predicted, Himber Wallet
Also published here 1987 The Three Faces of Steve 22
Ron Wilson Hoy's Legacy with five people
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 89
Juan Tamariz Miraculous Adivination two versions, as divination or location, Al Koran Deck
1988 The Magic Way 61
John Bannon, Al Koran Five-Star Engraved Prediction four cards selected, reduced to one, this is engraved on brass disc in purse, inspired by Al Koran's "Five-Star Prediction"
1990 Impossibilia 139
Al Koran Miracle Wallet Five Star Prediction, edited reprint of "Ken Brooke's instructions" from 1982
  • Another Handling (sixteen cards distributed on table, one chosen, predicted in wallet)
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 18
Juan Tamariz Exactly the Same! combo with Al Koran type deck
June 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 6) 2077
Peter Warlock Your Fate in a Teacup color, card and word from book predicted on three billets, reprinted from Pentagram Vol. 1 No. 1, 1946
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Bob Farmer Overcon two cards thought of from fanned deck and then divined
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Alexander de Cova, Toni Forster Dynamite Prediction Koran prediction
1994 Secrets No. 1 16
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Philius' Tossed-Out-Deck blindfolded
1995 Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 12
Simon Aronson Fate card freely chosen from range of twelve, then birthday named, then chart removed, using cross-index index
Variations 1995 Simply Simon 249
Karl Fulves Interrogative double ender deck, new deck order on one end, Walsh's Dream Deck on other side, Mind Power Deck
Inspired byRelated to 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 64
Peter Duffie Double Vision any red and black cards removed from face-up spread, values added, that day in calendar has both those cards written next to it, both also predicted in envelope
1996 Untold 1
Karl Fulves Note by Karl Fulves thought card rises
Inspired by 1996 New Card Rises 9
Barry Levy Impossible Revelation reprint of instructions, first marketed in 1978 by Tannen
card thought of and then spelled to, using a deck with seventeen double enders, progressive spelling
Related to 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 98
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Princess' New Clothes deck is cut several times and spectator thinks of one of top cards, process is repeated several times and all cards are divined
1997 Trephine 71
Karl Fulves Dream Sequence only eighteen duplicates in deck, more unusual selection process to arrive at a card in the fishing sequence
Inspired by 1997 The Fine Print (Issue 5) 103
Edward Bagshawe, Al Koran, Ron Wilson, Gene "Phantini" Grant, Ted Lesley The "Dream-Deck"-Combination single card divination
1997 It's Paramiraculous 2
Ron Wilson, Ted Lesley David Hoy's Sensation six cards
1997 It's Paramiraculous 4
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Loft covered by newspaper
Also published here 2000 Anam Cara 31
Wayne Dobson Tossed Deck three force cards
2003 Dobson's Choice 2 6
David Ben Tossed On Stage tossed out deck version, five spectators
Variations 2003 Tricks 119
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Card Stab covered by newspaper
Also published here 2006 Compilation 108
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Digging Deeper two selections, silently spelled and spectator think stop
Inspired by
  • Paul Hallas' "Magic" in "Son of Totat"
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 31
Bob Farmer The Bammo Dekronomicon thought-of card appears at thought-of number
2007 The Bammo Dekronomicon 1
Christoph Borer Challenge Peek three cards are divined, half Al Koran deck
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 37
Bill Abbott Pokerface
Inspired by 2008 Cabaret Card Magic 13
Alberto de Figueiredo 1 + 4 four cards
2013 Magia Demente 125
Roberto Giobbi The Tossed-Out Deck Switch
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 133
So Sato So-Lution 2 Invisible Deck presentation, presented as an idea
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 72
John Hostler The TDQ Deck Triskadequadra Application #3
1-0-1 alternative for Koran type force after a riffle shuffle
2016 Magnum Opossum 69
John Hostler Slipknot Deck to make a thought-of card vanish
2016 Magnum Opossum 135
Bob Farmer Encephalonic Predestination chosen and thought-of card (in relation to chosen one) are predicted, 1-0-1
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 83
Paul Vigil, Bill Abbott The Octopus Deck two spectators think of cards in spread, then two selected with tossed-out deck procedure
  • Phase 1: Up Close
  • Phase 2: Furthur
Inspired by
  • "The Octopus Deck" (Bill Abbott, 2008)
2017 The Doors of Deception 197
Bob Farmer Science in Aid of Deception - The Top 24 Cards on the 1-0-1 deck, how to avoid duplicates being noticed
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 86
Paul Vigil The Premonition card predicted in wallet
2017 The Doors of Deception 221
Bob Farmer Another Psychological Discovery card thought of and card selected, thought-of card is used to spell to selection
Inspired by 2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 3
Paul Vigil Ultra-Mental Deck (a.k.a Invisible Deck) combination with Octopus Deck
2017 The Doors of Deception 222
Bob Farmer Inquisition Enigmatico card thought of, ten different cards repeated
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 16
Paul Vigil A History of Influences: From the Bank to the Pump credit information
2017 The Doors of Deception 222
Bob Farmer Pentacle Force applied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 17
Paul Vigil Cards 1-0-1 credit information
2017 The Doors of Deception 224
Bob Farmer Gaffus Maximus thought-of card is named and spelled to, it's the only odd-backed card
Variations 2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 19
Bob Farmer I Predict a Red Backed Card odd-backed tabled card turns out to be later thought-of card, red/blue double backer
  • The Spectator Picks the Mystery Card
2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 24
Rudy T. Hunter Himber Wallet Prediction prediction kicker for the effect
Inspired by 2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 25
Johnny Thompson, Millard Lichter The Pump Deck three spectators think of card in fan, all divined
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 171
Johnny Thompson The Johnny Thompson $100 Prediction spectator stops face-up deal, card predicted, four-way out
  • Forcing Deck
  • Himber Wallet
  • The Four Wallets
  • The Outs
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 299
Bob Farmer The Bammo Brain Bamboozler two spectators think of a red and a black card, both cards vanish and are removed from the pocket before they are named, using version of John Kennedy's "Mind Power Deck"
Inspired by
  • "The Divine and Conquer Deck" (Leo Reed)
2018 The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 1
Johnny Thompson Spectator Shuffles Koran Stack
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 313
Bob Farmer Brain Bamboozler Wave one card from red deck to blue deck
2018 The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 12
Nathan Colwell Narrow Minded approach with three selections, with discussion of think-a-card methods
Related to
  • "Okosa" (Mel Stover, Ibidem #5)
2020 Magic for BLM 89