108 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Any Card at Any Number
  
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Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by one Spectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
More Magic 32
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated Any Card at Any Number
Also published here The Nikola Card System 31
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck
Variations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Al Baker A Card and A Number - Second Method same method, with short cards to mark positions
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 109
Unknown Method Two card and number written down, performer shuffles deck, card is at number, carbon paper
Mental Magic with Cards 27
Al Baker A Card and a Number two decks openly used
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deck
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Paul Swinford The Double Whammy two cards, CCCC (= Color Coded Control Cards)
Related to Faro Fantasy 43
Paul Swinford Impossibility 32 Cards, CCCC
Faro Fantasy 48
Paul Swinford The Expanded Whammy CCCC
More Faro Fantasy 51
Paul LePaul Baffling-Impossibility memorized deck and stooge
Expert Card Chicanery 48
Karl Fulves Think Stop placing any card at any number with riffle shuffle, posed as a problem
Also published here Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 21
Karl Fulves A Gaffed Card Case gaffed case to mark position in deck as it is dumped out of the case, no actual cut, ACAAN application, perhaps memdeck
Related to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 21
Peter Warlock Foreword description of Any Card at Any Number effect
The David Berglas File No. 1 3
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The Second System bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified in-faro is required that ignores top card, generalization of Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocations
Related to Faro Concepts 42
Al Mann, John Smetana, Bobby Hughes Mindblow inspired by a David Berglas audio tape (probably Magiccassette by Martin Breese)
Magic Castle Lecture 1
Gene "Phantini" Grant A Different Drum two versions
Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 79
Thomas Alan Waters Imposition assistant does not have to know the stack
Inspired by
  • Spaulding's "Audience Rapport" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 22, No. 7. P.21.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 209
Thomas Alan Waters Disposition two decks in one box, thin cards
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Cardiact) 535
Basil Horwitz One Hundred and Forty Thousand Six Hundred and Eight to One with a number deck, number is selected unseen and put in envelope, playing card is selected and found at wished position in third deck, spectator can wish if counted from top or bottom
The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 2 30
Edward Marlo On The Berglas Effect stooge
Also published here
  • MUM, June 1978
At The Table 67
Rich Bloch, Robert Cassidy In The Shadow Of The Synchronous
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 77
Dai Vernon, Frederick Braue Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position, also with stooge that names card (1942)
Inspired byRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
David Regal Any Card - Any Number stacked, feed force while counting
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 35
Edward Marlo Nullifying the Possibilities card at any number, four methods, including commentary on the plot and Vernon's "Slap Trick"
Inspired byVariations So Soon? 22
Ken Krenzel Open and Shut Case using case that permits to cut the cards when taking them out, memorized deck
Close-up Impact! 71
Simon Aronson Any Card, Then Any Number with repeat, two methods
The Aronson Approach 93
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Related to Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 9
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico The So-Called Berglas Effect ideas with a stooge
The Olram File (Issue 11) 3
Tony Bartolotta Thotology random person phoned and asked to name any card, medium phoned asked for a number up to 52
Inspired by
  • "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
Related to
Rigmarole (Issue 7) 81
Tony Bartolotta Impact Slates card and number written on slates
Rigmarole (Issue 10) 113
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Inspired byRelated to Connotes 4
Simon Aronson On the Berglas Effect with fifty-two decks, as example of cross-index index
Simply Simon 244
Michael Close The Wishing Trick named card comes to top, any card at any number, memorized deck
Workers Number 5 126
Edward Marlo Anyone - Anywhere three phases, memorized deck, stooge
Al Cardpone 24
Allan Ackerman The Algorithm simplified calculation method for ACAAN with memorized deck
Al Cardpone 25
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: Two Shakes memorized deck, featuring case shift
Al Cardpone 26
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: Lazy Man's Version memorized deck
Al Cardpone 32
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: The Impromptu Indicator
Al Cardpone 33
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Related to Desert Seminar Notes 7
Frederick Braue Blown-Up Card at a Number Statistics mentioning number of possible orders
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 24
Ken Krenzel Simulacrum Mirabundum two decks, a bit indirect procedure
Ingenuities 9
Alexander de Cova The Psychodelic Winning Game two handlings, peek deck, miscalling or billet switch with index
Seminarunterlagen 1997 4
Alexander de Cova Any Card at Any Number peek deck, miscalling
Secrets No. 2 18
Alexander de Cova The Psychodelic Winning Game peek deck and billet switch with index
Secrets No. 2 24
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Inspired byRelated to Baltimore Notes 4
Roger Crosthwaite The Evolution of Think-a-Card "A lecture given by Fr Roger Crosthwaite at The Magic Circle Collectors' Day, 25 May 1996"
credit and historical information
1. Scot's "Discoverie"
2. Goldston's Quarterly
3. The Berglas Effect
Arcardia 23
Ellis Stanyon Placing the Chosen Card at Any Number No. 50, secret cut and stack
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 84
Barrie Richardson Chapter IX: The Card at Any Number Problem chapter intro
Theater of the Mind 253
Barrie Richardson Any Card at Any Number faced deck
Related toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Winter 1990
Theater of the Mind 257
Barrie Richardson The Thirteen-deck Solution
  • The Fifty-two-deck Solution
  • The Twenty-six Deck Solution
  • The Thirteen-deck Solution
  • The Master Chart
Theater of the Mind 262
Barrie Richardson Any Card at Any Number (The Platform Version) two phases, restricted choices, faced deck
Theater of the Mind 267
Paul Cummins AACAAAN 2 selection, any number, double deal
FASDIU II 92
David Berglas Can You Solve this Puzzle? description of Any Card at any Number, without explanation and Ace of Hearts / Eight of hearts bit, when a card is named
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 342
David Berglas The Berglas Effect
  • Any Card at Any Number
  • Jazz Magic
  • A Foundation For Miracles
  • The Bridge
  • Expect the Unexpected
  • The Psychology of Numbers
  • On Stage
  • Pointing the Effect
  • A Different Presentation
  • Sheer Devilment
  • An Interlude
  • In Conclusion
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 527
Al Baker Strange Coincidence two decks, memorized deck
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 741
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Inspired byRelated to Singapore Notes 5
Wayne Dobson Fluke number named, card shown reversed in one deck, it matches card at that number in second deck
Dobson's Choice 2 11
Steve Beam A Card and A Number - Take Three
  • One-Deck Version (with mates)
  • Two Deck Version
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 167
Barrie Richardson Untouched deck in open-topped case hangs on string, faced deck, restricted range of numbers
Inspired by
  • version in Club 71, Winter 1990
Act Two 134
Lewis Jones KHAN III helper only has to remember two cards
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 141
Stephan Kirschbaum Any Card at (almost) any Number spectator shuffles cards, half forcing deck
Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 45
Asi Wind A.A.C.A.A.N ungaffed
Also published here Chapter One 23
Bob Farmer The Bammo Dekronomicon thought-of card appears at thought-of number
The Bammo Dekronomicon 1
Bob Farmer Credits
  • Inspirations
  • Background
  • Banked Decks
  • Fishing
  • Pals
The Bammo Dekronomicon 11
Ken Krenzel NOVACAAN numbers openly written on back of cards, number and card named, coincidence, memorized deck
Relaxed Impossibilities 233
Lewis Jones Known Aim stooge
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 142
Caleb Wiles Curiously Counted
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 284
Jerry K. Hartman CAAN CAAN Any Card At Any Number with two selections, one my magician, one by spectator, they find their own cards by naming a number
Variations CAAN Craft 5
Jerry K. Hartman CAAN Con ACAAN with one selection, magician tries and finds mate, spectator tries and finds the card
Related to CAAN Craft 17
Jerry K. Hartman CAAN Game Any Card At Any Number with one selection, card selected random by suit and number
Related to CAAN Craft 27
Jerry K. Hartman CAANARD ACAAN, impromptu
Related to CAAN Craft 39
Jerry K. Hartman CAAN Tu Spectator names two numbers, one finds the magician's card, one finds their own named card, impromptu
CAAN Craft 43
Jerry K. Hartman J-CAAN ACAAN, impromptu, Joker does the magic apparently
CAAN Craft 51
Jerry K. Hartman CAAN Kicker Impromptu ACAAN routine with an instruction card
Related to CAAN Craft 61
Karl Fulves U-Predict-It performer and spectator name a card and number each, they match, half new deck order type stack used
Prolix (Issue 8) 509
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, for corrections see reference
Related toVariations Prolix (Issue 8) 512
Karl Fulves In The Box placing any card at any number with riffle shuffle, posed as a problem, with gaffed box to mark position in deck as it is dumped out of the case, no actual cut, ACAAN application
Also published here Prolix (Issue 8) 515
Karl Fulves Cards And Numbers comments and references on the plot
Related to Prolix (Issue 8) 559
Tom Stone Paper Bag Cut cutting deck inside paper bag, ACAAN suggestion
Maelstrom 83
Denis Behr Shuffled ACAAN handling in which the spectator can shuffle first
Inspired byVariations Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 55
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"
Related to Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 63
Woody Aragon Never Tell Them What's Going To Happen
A Book in English 125
Karl Fulves CAA(S)N "Unexplained"
Card At Any (Small) Number, card and number up to five named, envelope with five cards, card at position, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handling
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 71
Mel Bennett The Devil His Due same trick with more free choice
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 72
Barrie Richardson Chapter IV: Card at Any Number chapter intro
Curtain Call 123
Garrett Thomas GT's Workers Card at Any Number Card freely named, person on the other side of the phone names a number, card is found at that number, used to grab attention of people on the phone
Related to The Gift of Magic: Amazing Moments 7
John Born Jazzing Baker Based on Al Baker's ACAAN. Has elements of improvisation with memorized deck to get a direct hit
Seeking the Bridge 69
Doug Edwards Almost Any Card at Any Number deck index
Nukes 74
Wayne Dobson AFCAAN "Another Fucking Card at Any Number", with crib sheet for stooge
More Look No Hands 8
R. Paul Wilson Martini Card at any number effect.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 124
Steve Beam Selected Card at Any Number Card at any number effect where the spectator spells the number.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 165
Tomas Blomberg Svensk Voodoo one card selected and one thought-of, first found at number named by performer, second at number named by spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations Blomberg Laboratories 256
Tomas Blomberg Two-Deck Svensk Voodoo two selections and numbers
Inspired by Blomberg Laboratories 260
So Sato So-Lution 1
  • Phase 1: Selecting a Number
  • Phase 2: Forcing One of twelve Court Cards
  • Phase 3: Production of the Card (Climax)
The Secrets of So Sato 62
So Sato So-Lution 2 Invisible Deck presentation, presented as an idea
The Secrets of So Sato 72
Pepe Lirrojo Tienes dos Opciones - A.C.A.A.N. impromptu Penelope Principle
Panpharos 21
Pepe Lirrojo A.C.A.A.N. Teórico
Inspired by Panpharos 47
Allan Hagen Coincidence "(An Alternative Approach To Any Card At Any Number)", stooge
Serendipity 38
张国洲 Jojo 头脑风暴 (Brainstorm) Based on Tom Stone's Factory Blanks. Spectator writes a number and a card on a piece of paper, card is found at that number, can also be used for mentalism
The Truth 真相 33
John Hostler Paradromic Delusion two deck, one person names a card and a number, second person selects card, performer looks through deck and names position of selection, first person finds card and number in other deck
Inspired byRelated to Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 54
Asi Wind A.W.A.C.A.A.N.
Also published here Repertoire 17
Allan Ackerman Simplified Arithmetics
Related to Repertoire 27
Asi Wind S.A.C.A.A.N. thirteen-card set-up
Inspired byVariations Repertoire 51
Jason Ladanye A Numbers Game (Ladanye's ACAAN) shuffle tracking demonstration, then ACAAN all in the hands of the performer as skill demo
Related to Game Changer 191