122 entries in Cards / Principles / Placement Principles / Automatic Placement
  
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Audley Walsh The Card Phenomenon banks, automatic placement, see page 172 for improvement by Charles Larsen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 130
Unknown Knock Out Counting Trick Automatic Placement procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown A Card and A Number Automatic Placement procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown Two Pile Trick Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Unknown A Mental Discovery - Second Method by spelling spectator's name Greater Magic 229
Fred Heaman The Lie Detector (A Mental Discovery - Third Method) Greater Magic 229
Unknown A Mental Discovery - First Method by dealing Greater Magic 227
Frederick Braue A Two Pile Mystery More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 38
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedureRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 450
Unknown Two Pile Principle Expert Card Technique 382
Unknown The Two Pile Mystery two selections More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 28
Robert Tothill Secrets for Sale four locations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 500
Al Cohn Combination dealing trickInspired by The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 568
Herb Runge Duo Locato Finale The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 145) 812
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature No. 34, Spelling trick with namesAlso published here Scarne on Card Tricks 62
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement cut off, count, remember card at position in reminder The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 329) 126
J. Stewart Smith Horse Sense One More Thought on Cards 25
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement with several applications following Faro Notes 47
Edward Marlo Variants on Automatic Placement Faro Notes 48
Edward Marlo Variation on Automatic Placement two variations Faro Notes 55
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two pilesVariations Close-up Card Magic 114
Karl Fulves Penultimate Prophecy two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 33
Jack Avis Hidden Power card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moves to named numberVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 177
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 187
Ben Christopher Blue Phantom two cards found blindfolded, one of them has different colored backInspired by
  • "Divination of two Mentally Selected Cards" (E. G. Brown)
Related to
  • suggestion by Greg Moore on p. 314
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 287
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored backInspired byAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 4) 321
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous - Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
- Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
- Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
  • "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967)
  • Sam-Ultaneous (Sam Schwartz, 1962)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 6) 334
Karl Fulves Child's Play Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 11) 364
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 378
Marvin Johnson Blue Dice two numbers generated with dice, two spectators select cards and remove cards according to their numbers, both spectators selected the same card and it has different colored backInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 387
Horace E. Bennett The Clock two selections Card Cavalcade 26
Ben Christopher Double Mental two selectionsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 480
Charles T. Jordan Placement Principle Super Subtle Card Miracles 33
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Bruce Cervon Amazing Prediction two cards, some dealing and counting Rim Shots 52
Edward G. Brown The Two Pile Trick Variations The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 74
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement Double Control, Plus One The Unexpected Card Book 89
Edward Marlo Mathematical Marlo automatic placement, card and amount of cut-off cards is divined The Unexpected Card Book 75
Philip T. Goldstein Vested Power card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 5
Sam Schwartz Down & Under (Done Over) card chosen by cutting off cards, removing some of those into pocket, remembering card at position in rest, down-under deal location The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 5) 718
Stewart Judah No-Clue Locator Inspired by
  • "No Clue Card Miracle" (Gerald Kosky)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 855
Unknown Choice & Chance Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 856
Audley Walsh Long Distance No. 47, spectator selects a card with some counting and numbers and reads of the cards of a packet, performer names card and the number of cards in spectators pocketAlso published here Self-Working Card Tricks 71
Unknown A Card and a Number No. 49 Self-Working Card Tricks 74
Unknown Magic by Proxy No. 50, phone rings to give position of selection Self-Working Card Tricks 75
Gerald Kosky Automatic Placement Handling no-touch Self-Working Card Tricks 76
Roy Walton The Blue Phantom No. 54, two cards found, one of them has different colored backAlso published here Self-Working Card Tricks 82
John C. Wagner Mentally by Two faro, automatic placement 7 Secrets 33
Unknown Die 26. Karte card is located, brought to twenty-sixth position Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 71
Edward Marlo Effect two cards, using double automatic placement Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 364
Edward Marlo Double Info Control automatic placement procedure Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 366
Edward Marlo Flexible Force using automatic placement procedure, Penelope Principle Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 369
Norman Houghton Thirty-Two using automatic placement principleRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 225
Robert Walker Atomic Clock card from wallet climax The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 9
Jon Racherbaumer, Jack Avis Wired Hidden Power card remembered at total of cut-off packetInspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 26
Larry Jennings LJ's Prophet spectator cuts off pile, remembers card at same position in rest of deck, deals pile into four piles and top values are added to find selectionAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1351
Jon Racherbaumer Reflex Spell selection by cutting off a number of cards and remembering card at that position, automatic placement Best of Friends 356
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement, impossible is spelledRelated toAlso published here A Visit With Larry Jennings 5
Unknown Automatic Placement Variation The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 12
Michael Close, Stewart James Derby Downs "Waltz Time Stewart James - Three Variations by Michael Close", two selections found by 10D, using automatic placement variation, faro shuffle, based on "Place and Show" from New Tops Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 283
Michael Close, Stewart James Prose Duplex based on "Inverse Duplex" from New Tops, strange prediction effect involving numbers, automatic placement for two selections Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 285
Richard Himber No Questions Asked No. 28, location over phone More Self-Working Card Tricks 39
Unknown The Clueless Card Trick No. 47, two cards chosen by spectators, performer finds themInspired byRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 61
Unknown Last October No. 61, spectator pockets some cards and buries a selection in rest, card on top after some countingVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 90
Peter Marshall Mental Sandwich Best of Friends - Volume II 100
Bob King Mental Poker Best of Friends - Volume II 146
A. Berkeley Davis Roger And Out spectator divines card, instant stooge Best of Friends - Volume II 96
Frederick Braue Two Pile Trick two selections (1938)Inspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 20
Frederick Braue Braue's Think Trick packet cut off and counted, this number counted down in rest The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 1
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placementAlso published here The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 44
Larry Jennings "Can't Be Done" "IMPOSSIBLE"Also published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 1155
Philip T. Goldstein Universal Speller card chosen by spelling any word Amperthand 5
Unknown Clock Force The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 128
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That #1: 2 card location with spelling
#2: 2 card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related to
  • "Easy As ABC" (The Magic Book, 1977)
Prototype 37
Harry Lorayne The Detective Card two routines, second one uses Automatic Placement Trend Setters 145
Simon Aronson Self Control spectator cuts off pile and counts, remembers card at same position in rest while reverse-counting them, assembles everything, different revelations suggested The Aronson Approach 24
Alex Elmsley Returned to the Nest two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 325
Alex Elmsley The Clock Runs Down automatic placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 376
John Bannon Timely Departure three cards are thought-of via "packet is cut off and counted..." procedure, they disappear and reappear face upRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 160
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Miracle two small numbers and selections are divined, distant key The Olram File (Issue 6) 12
Norman Houghton The Recognition Reflex Related to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 732
Tom Craven The Custom Card Trick card is found and spelled to at impossible conditions, possible over phoneInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 24
Alex Elmsley Spell by the Numbers automatic placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 349
Stephen Minch Automatic Placement - Credit Information The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 349
Philip T. Goldstein Travelogos two cities and a weekday divined or spelled to, postcards Thabbatical 8
Mel Bennett Card 37 number force for 37 with calculatorInspired by
  • "Letter for a Stranger" (Stewart James)
Rigmarole (Issue 8) 88
Larry Jennings Coincido No. 22, card remembered at total of cut-off packet, values used to find selectionAlso published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 40
Richard Vollmer, Norman Houghton LIII-Kelihood small packet is counted and card remembered at number in remainder, then 10, 9, 8 count to find cardRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 155
Larry Jennings Impossible Divination No. 2 automatic placement Jennings '67 20
Richard Vollmer Pretty Close To A Miracle Inspired byRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 5) 2793
Peter Duffie Settling the Score Long spelling trick, impromptu and hands off Effortless Card Magic 121
Jack Birnman My Spectator, The Clairvoyant fair selection (automatic placement), added value of three selections determines position of first selectionRelated to The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 133
Jack Birnman, Eddie Joseph, Roy Walton My Spectator, The Clairvoyant card fount at total of four stopped at cardsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz Blood Brothers spectator's birthday divined (actually only the month) with clock type layout Lost Vampire Secrets 157
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn overInspired by
  • "Impromptu Stunner" (Bob King, Magician Foolers)
Also published here
Great Britain 2001 13
Karl Fulves Mental Dice No. 35, card selected by dealing packets according to throw of invisible dieInspired by New Self-Working Card Tricks 51
Unknown Your Card Is Red No. 64, red cards removed and a card chosen and then spelled to New Self-Working Card Tricks 97
Karl Fulves Calculated Cut No. 5, two selections located, small packet cut off and card at that position rememberedInspired by My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves, Jack Avis Hidden Power No. 8, card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moves to named number, with prediction of another card at a positionInspired by My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 17
Karl Fulves Stop or Else! No. 24, "Stop or else" written on Joker My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 49
Harry Lorayne Spelling Instructions spelling a long sentence through deck, selection is actually in pocketInspired by Personal Collection 361
Harry Lorayne Absolutely Impossible Location Personal Collection 365
Harry Lorayne That's Impossible automatic placement procedure, then brought to any named numberVariations Personal Collection 471
Harry Lorayne So Is This! faro Personal Collection 477
Stewart James 51 Faces North - The History
- The Discovery
- The Secret
- Conclusion
Related to Penumbra (Issue 1) 2
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn overInspired by
  • "Impromptu Stunner" (Bob King, Magician Foolers)
Also published here
New Magician Foolers 11
Karl Fulves Edge of Mind spectator cuts off packet and hides it, card at same position is remembered, deck dealt into eight piles, selection named and packet with it pointed to Off The Books (Issue 5) 73
Bruce Cervon odd combination automatic placement Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 40
Alex Elmsley Spell it automatic placement Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 39
Paul Gordon (Gr)eight! automatic placementVariations Best of Friends - Volume III 362
Roberto Giobbi A Mathematical Control automatic placement handling Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 18) 87
Harry Lorayne AACAAN "Almost Any Card At Any Number"Inspired by Special Effects 137
Harry Lorayne 12/21 number of cards removed, card at that number in rest remembered, later spelled to Special Effects 139
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phoneInspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Thirty-Fiveism card at thought-of number remembered, second card chosenInspired by
  • "Astral Sense" (Eddie Joseph, Card Magic of the Mind, Abbott's, 1952)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 8
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery Inspired by
  • "India Calling" (Eddie Joseph, Card Bonanza, 1950)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 22
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Presque Vu card chosen via counting procedure ends up at number previously namedInspired by
  • "Who knows the Card?" (Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 24
Jim Steinmeyer The Treasure Map Inspired by
  • trick in Mathematical Recreations and Essays (W. W. Rouse Ball, 1892)
Treacherous Impuzzibilities 27
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Luckier Number card shows up at number that is named at beginningInspired by
  • "Memory Phenomenal" (Eddie Joseph, Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Devilish Impuzzibilities 15
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Lost and the Found with incomplete deckInspired by
  • "The Tobba Mystery" (Eddie Joseph, Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Devilish Impuzzibilities 18
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effectInspired by
  • "The Tobba Mystery" (Eddie Joseph, Dumbfounders with Cards, 1951)
Devilish Impuzzibilities 21
Harry Lorayne Miracle Class spelling "miracle class" after automatic placement procedureRelated to JawDroppers! 221
Harry Lorayne, Paul Gordon (Gr)Eight wrong card spelled, right card comes outInspired by JawDroppers! Two 113