225 entries in Cards / Principles / Placement Principles / Automatic Placement
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variation
Related to 1876 52
David Tobias Bamberg "Die wievielte Karte?" spectator cuts to a card and replaces, then remembers its position from the face, performer claims to make it the twenty-sixth card, count started from remembered position
Related toVariations July 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7)
100
Robert Lenz Zur Karten-Piéce "Die wievielte Karte!" simplified method
Inspired by Nov. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11)
166
To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at any number in the Pack which the rest of the Company may decide upon card and its position from the face remembered, any number named, performer goes behind back, then count started from remembered position
1911 95
Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
Related to 1931 22
Frank Lane, U. F. Grant The Piles card ends up at chosen number
1935 35
Audley Walsh The Card Phenomenon banks, automatic placement, see page 172 for improvement by Charles Larsen
July 1936
The Jinx (Issue 22)
130
A Card and A Number Automatic Placement procedure
1937 177
Two Pile Trick
Variations 1937 349
A Mental Discovery - First Method by dealing
1938 227
A Mental Discovery - Second Method by spelling spectator's name
1938 229
Fred Heaman The Lie Detector (A Mental Discovery - Third Method)
1938 229
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 64)
450
Frederick Braue A Two Pile Mystery
Related to 1939 38
Two Pile Principle
1940 382
Robert Tothill Secrets for Sale four locations
Jan. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 75)
500
Al Cohn Combination dealing trick
Inspired by 1940
The Jinx (Issue 91)
568
The Two Pile Mystery two selections
1940 28
Herb Runge Duo Locato Finale
Aug. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 145)
812
Marseno Marseno serviert einen steinalten Trick in neuem Gewand automatic placement, packet removed and card removed at position corresponding to number of packet
1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 2&3)
4
Bob Hummer Fantastric single card location, back turned for procedure, secret 10/9/8 count to find indicator card
Related toAlso published here 1941 (ca.) 1
Bob Hummer And Now an Improvement single card location, back turned for procedure, variation in the secret 10/9/8 count to always get a matching card
Also published here 1941 (ca.) 2
Harold J. Kelly Magic by Telephone single card location, back turned for procedure, secret 10/9/8 count to find indicator card, over phone
Inspired by
  • R. W. Hull's "Detective Card Trick" in "Testament of R. W. Hull".
Related to
June 1946 226
De Luxe Spelling Trick random sentence spelled to locate selection
1946 18
Martin Barnett Spectator's Name
1946 32
Paul Dienst Aus meiner Zauberkiste with 32 or 52 cards, version with 32 cards over phone
1949
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 10 No. 4)
31
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature No. 34, Spelling trick with names
Also published here 1950 62
Eddie Joseph The "Tobba" Mystery spectator removes some cards and remembers card at same position, deck cut, then performer counts basically whole deck before revealing card and number
Variations 1950 2
Eddie Joseph Who Knows the Card? card chosen with counting procedure ends up and number named at beginning
Variations 1950 3
Eddie Joseph Incredulously True two spectators remember a card and their positions, both found
1950 4
Eddie Joseph Two Secret Thoughts two spectators remember a card and their positions, both found
1950 7
Eddie Joseph Memory Phenomenal card and its position named as apparent memory demonstration
Variations 1950 8
Eddie Joseph Over the Wire spelling of spectator's name to locate card
1950 10
W. F. "Rufus" Steele They Tell You Nothing spectator pockets some cards and remembers a card at the same position as the number of pocketed cards, card ends up at named number
1952 32
W. F. "Rufus" Steele You Tell Them Everything spectator pockets some cards and remembers a card at the same position as the number of pocketed cards, performer stops dealing at selection and names number of pocketed cards
1952 33
W. F. "Rufus" Steele, Robert Parrish Tell and Spell one spectator pockets some cards and two spectators remember a card at a number, both cards are found and number of pocketed cards named
Variations 1952 34
Oscar Weigle The Weigle Version one spectator pockets some cards and two spectators remember a card at a number, both cards are found
Inspired by 1952 36
Audley Walsh Name And Place phrase given by spectator is used to spell to selection
1952 42
Walter Behm Eine tolle Sache using cross sum of cut pile
1953
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 5)
146
Stewart James The Square Deal Location card found at number, off-beat method
1954 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks "Oskar findet die Karte" card selected by cutting and counting cross sum, selection is found by spelling a sentence, over phone
1954
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 2)
171
Walter Behm Es ist immer die zwölfte! automatic placement and crosses made with cards, equivoque elimination
1954
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 3)
186
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement cut off, count, remember card at position in reminder
Related to 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 329)
126
J. Stewart Smith Horse Sense
1955 25
P. Howard Lyons, Tom Ransom, Norman Houghton Divination of Two Mentally Chosen Cards two selections made from two halves with "counting pile and remember card at that position" procedure
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
5
Stewart James An Addition and a Teaser
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
6
R. A. Moershall Mystical Location spectator removes cards and remembers card at same position from top, then cuts, performer locates card
Variations 1957 33
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement with several applications following
Related toVariations 1958 47
Edward Marlo Variants on Automatic Placement
1958 48
Edward Marlo Variation on Automatic Placement two variations
1958 55
Al Leech Name Speller
Related to 1959 8
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Ravelli's Thought Card Stab inside envelope
1959
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
54
Ken Beale Brown Transpo two selections made from two halves with "counting pile and remember card at that position" procedure, one counted from the top and one from the bottom, they change position
Inspired by July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
16
Ken Beale Brown Coincidence two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, deck then dealt in two halves, both are dealt in unison and the selected cards are at the same position
Inspired byVariations July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
16
Ken Beale Brown Out packet removed and counted, cards at that position remembered, performer finds card and names number
July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
17
Ken Beale Simple Coincidence two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, deck then dealt in two halves, both are dealt in unison and the selected cards are at the same position
Inspired byRelated to July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
18
Rolf Andra Die Kartenuhr card location, cards placed in form of a clock
1960
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 3)
942
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Related toVariations 1962 114
Karl Fulves Penultimate Prophecy two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction
May 1966 33
Jack Avis Hidden Power card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moves to named number
Variations May 1968 177
Ben Christopher Two Card Control two thought-of cards are found in same position in two halves
June 1968 187
Ben Christopher Blue Phantom two cards found blindfolded, one of them has different colored back
Inspired by
  • "Divination of two Mentally Selected Cards" (E. G. Brown)
Related to
  • suggestion by Greg Moore on p. 314
Variations
Oct. 1969 287
Rolf Andra Ein kartenmagisches Rätsel after some dealing card ends up at known position
1969
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 2)
34
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored back
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1970 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 byVariations Apr. 1970 334
Karl Fulves Child's Play
Variations Sep. 1970 364
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap
Winter 1970
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 back
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1970 387
Paul Swinford The Automatic Joker two cards chosen via automatic placement procedure found on either side of Joker, faro
Inspired by 1971 6
Horace E. Bennett The Clock two selections
1972 26
Ben Christopher Double Mental two selections
Related to Jan. 1972 480
Mathematical Trick No. 448, spelling a name
1972 127
Charles T. Jordan Placement Principle
1973 33
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Bruce Cervon Amazing Prediction two cards, some dealing and counting
1973 52
Edward G. Brown The Two Pile Trick two selections made from two halves with "counting pile and remember card at that position" procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1973 74
Edward Marlo Mathematical Marlo automatic placement, card and amount of cut-off cards is divined
1974 75
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement Double Control, Plus One
1974 89
Philip T. Goldstein Vested Power card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling
1974 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
Mar. 1974 718
Stewart Judah No-Clue Locator
Inspired by
  • "No Clue Card Miracle" (Gerald Kosky)
Also published here
Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
855
Choice & Chance
Related to Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
856
Gerald Kosky "No Clue" automatic placement to any position in the deck, some cards cut and card at position remembered while back is turned, spectator then deals cards face-up until performer stops
1975 28
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 pocket
Also published here 1976 71
A Card and a Number No. 49
1976 74
Magic by Proxy No. 50, phone rings to give position of selection
1976 75
Gerald Kosky Automatic Placement Handling no-touch
1976 76
Roy Walton The Blue Phantom No. 54, two cards found, one of them has different colored back
Also published here 1976 82
Harry Lorayne It's Impossible! automatic placement, position of card predicted, or other ideas:
  • Spell a Name
  • Lie Detector
  • Think Stop
1977 146
Karl Fulves Easy as A-B-C two spectators recite the alphabet to locate a selection
Related to 1977 63
John C. Wagner Mentally by Two faro, automatic placement
Variations 1978 33
Die 26. Karte card is located, brought to twenty-sixth position
1978 71
Edward G. Brown Der Zweipäckchen Trick
Also published here Dec. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
137
Edward Marlo Effect two cards, using double automatic placement
1979 364
Edward Marlo Double Info Control automatic placement procedure
1979 366
Edward Marlo Flexible Force using automatic placement procedure, Penelope Principle
1979 369
Norman Houghton Thirty-Two using automatic placement principle
Related to July 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 7)
225
Robert Walker Atomic Clock card from wallet climax
1981 9
Jon Racherbaumer Wired Hidden Power card remembered at total of cut-off packet
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 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 selection
Also published here 1981
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
1982 356
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement, "impossible" is spelled
Related toAlso published here 1982 5
Edward Marlo Impossible? spectator cuts off cards, counts and pockets them and remembers card at that position, performer locates it, and tosses it into the deck at the original position
Inspired by 1983 136
Frank Simon The Thinking Touch spectator removes some cards and remembers card at that position, later touches a card and it's his selection
1983 116
Brother John Hamman The Lie Detector Case "thought-of" card to card case
Variations 1984 12
Brother John Hamman Automatic Placement Variation
1984 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
1984
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
1984
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
285
The Clueless Card Trick No. 47, two cards chosen by spectators, performer finds them
Inspired byRelated to 1984 61
Last October No. 61, spectator pockets some cards and buries a selection in rest, card on top after some counting
Variations 1984 90
W. F. "Rufus" Steele, Rudolf Braunmüller Gedankenkraft packet cut off and counted, card at that position remembered
Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
91
A. Berkeley Davis Roger And Out spectator divines card, instant stooge
1985 96
Peter Marshall Mental Sandwich
1985 100
Bob King Mental Poker
1985 146
Frederick Braue Two Pile Trick two selections (1938)
Inspired byRelated to 1985 20
Frederick Braue Braue's Think Trick packet cut off and counted, this number counted down in rest
1985 1
Stewart Judah Ein Hinweisloses Kartenfinden
Also published here July 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3 & 4)
134
Stewart Judah Der vorbestimmte Zufall card at number between twenty-five and forty
July 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3 & 4)
135
Ken De Courcy Hammanesque card chosen with Automatic Placement procedure, travels between two paper plates
Inspired by 1985 5
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement
Also published here 1986 44
Larry Jennings "Can't Be Done" "IMPOSSIBLE"
Also published here Jan. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 1)
1155
Philip T. Goldstein Universal Speller card chosen by spelling any word
1986 5
Peter Wilker Vive la difference two decks, two small numbers are counted and piles replaced, when difference of both numbers is counted in each pile cards turn out to be the same
1988
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 9)
7
Clock Force
1989 128
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That
  • #1: two-card location with spelling
  • #2: two-card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related toAlso published here
1989 37
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn over
Variations 1989 7
Roger Crosthwaite Plus One, Minus Two two cards are located by cutting, third is found sandwiched between them
Inspired by 1989 45
Harry Lorayne The Detective Card two routines, second one uses Automatic Placement
1990 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
Related toAlso published here 1990 24
Alex Elmsley Returned to the Nest two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure
1991 325
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves I two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, deck then divided in two halves, both deal in unison and the selected cards are at the same position
Related toVariations 1991 333
Alex Elmsley The Clock Runs Down automatic placement
1991 376
John Bannon Timely Departure three cards are thought-of via "packet is cut off and counted..." procedure, they disappear and reappear face up
Related toVariations 1991 160
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Miracle two small numbers and selections are divined, distant key
June 1991 12
Norman Houghton The Recognition Reflex
Related toAlso published here 1991 732
Steve Beam The World's Greatest Magician humorous revelation of a selected card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1991 733
Ray Mertz, Eddie Fechter Yankee Doodle singing Yankee Doodle to find selection
Related to July/Aug. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 6)
56
Larry Becker Power of Suggestion with the power of suggestion the selection becomes invisible for the spectator, then chosen card is divined
Inspired by 1992 205
Tom Craven The Custom Card Trick card is found and spelled to at impossible conditions, possible over phone
Inspired by 1993 24
Norman Houghton The Recognition Reflex
Also published here 1993 13
Steve Beam The World's Greatest Magician humorous revelation of a selected card
Also published here 1993 13
Rudolf Braunmüller Goethes Hexeneinmaleins number remembered, that many cards removed, automatic placement, rhyme to find card
Inspired by
  • George F. Miller's "Anti-Clock Location"
June 1993
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1)
35
Vicente Canuto, Richard Vollmer La Cuenta Atrás deck cut into for piles, automatic placement using cross sum of cut packet
1993 64
Alex Elmsley Spell by the Numbers automatic placement
1994 349
Stephen Minch Automatic Placement - Credit Information
1994 349
Philip T. Goldstein Travelogos two cities and a weekday divined or spelled to, postcards
1994 8
Mel Bennett Card 37 number force for 37 with calculator
Inspired by
  • "Letter for a Stranger" (Stewart James)
1994
Rigmarole (Issue 8)
88
Larry Jennings Coincido No. 22, card remembered at total of cut-off packet, values used to find selection
Also published here 1995 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 card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 155
Karl Fulves Secret Thought No. 2, position of card predicted, selection via cutting some cards off and remembering card at that number
1995 2
Gavin Ross Power Game card chosen with automatic placement procedure, deck cut, performer announces to look for Ace of Diamonds while dealing through both piles simultaneously, they appear at the same position
Inspired by May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
63
Larry Jennings Impossible Divination No. 2 automatic placement
1997 20
Richard Vollmer Pretty Close To A Miracle
Inspired byRelated to May 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 5)
2793
Peter Duffie Settling the Score Long spelling trick, impromptu and hands off
1997 121
Jack Birnman My Spectator, The Clairvoyant fair selection (automatic placement), added value of three selections determines position of first selection
Related to Winter 1998 133
Jack Birnman, Eddie Joseph, Roy Walton My Spectator, The Clairvoyant card fount at total of four stopped at cards
Related to 1998 1468
Peter Duffie Phone Zone No. 1 card location over phone
Variations 1998 9
Roy Walton Peek-A-Boo
Sep. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 1)
72
Ellis Stanyon The Selected Card Appears at Number Chosen by Another Person No. 8, card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with the wanted number
  • Variation
Related to 1999 58
Larry Jennings Dissertation on an Old Trick, Part I
  • The Jennings Tapes
various handlings for the automatic placement procedure
  • Version No. 1
  • Version No. 2
  • Version No. 3
Also published here Sep. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 9)
46
Larry Jennings Dissertation on an Old Trick, Part II
  • The Jennings Tapes
various handlings for the automatic placement procedure
  • Version No. 4
  • Version No. 5
  • Version No. 6
Also published here Nov. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11)
58
Karten-Buchstabieren spelling some rhyme to find card
1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2)
66
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz Blood Brothers spectator's birthday divined (actually only the month) with clock type layout
Also published here 2000 157
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn over
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 13
Marty Kane The Hallmark multiple spectators locate their own card in a packet, spelling to determine amount of cards for each spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2000 183
Karl Fulves Blood Brothers spectator's birthday divined (actually only the month) with clock type layout
Also published here Apr. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 4)
57
Peter Duffie Psychic Math card selected with automatic placement procedure is found via counting of two values (sum/difference)
Related to Nov. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 3)
84
Karl Fulves Mental Dice No. 35, card selected by dealing packets according to throw of invisible die
Inspired by 2001 51
Your Card Is Red No. 64, red cards removed and a card chosen and then spelled to
2001 97
Karl Fulves Calculated Cut No. 5, two selections located, small packet cut off and card at that position remembered
Inspired by 2001 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 position
Inspired by 2001 17
Karl Fulves Stop or Else! No. 24, "Stop or else" written on Joker
2001 49
Harry Lorayne Spelling Instructions spelling a long sentence through deck, selection is actually in pocket
Inspired by 2001 361
Harry Lorayne Absolutely Impossible Location
2001 365
Harry Lorayne That's Impossible automatic placement procedure, then brought to any named number
VariationsAlso published here 2001 471
Harry Lorayne So Is This! faro
2001 477
Karl Fulves Quiz Show card chosen with automatic placement procedure, ten-card groups looked at one by one, selection vanished, it is found as one of the cards placed aside at the beginning
2001
Discoverie (Issue 5)
68
Stewart James 51 Faces North
  • The History
  • The Discovery
  • The Secret
  • Conclusion
Related toVariations May/June 2002
The Penumbra (Issue 1)
2
Steve Beam Support Your Local Magician card is found by spelling two sentences, humorous presentation, can be performed over the phone
2002 21
Gavin Ross Free Choice card chosen from twenty-card packet with automatic placement procedure, it then vanishes from the packet, reappears reversed
Feb. 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 9)
17
Bob King Impromptu Stunner card at position of cut-off number thought-of, this is made to turn over
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 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
2003
Off The Books (Issue 5)
73
Luis H. Trueba Hagas lo que Hagas mathematical principle, card found by dealing cards to a rhythmic patter
2003 77
Simon Aronson Self Control Lie Speller spectator cuts off pile and counts, remembers card at same position in rest while reverse-counting them, assembles everything
  • Self Control Location Procedure
  • Lie Speller Revelation (à la Bruce Cervon)
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 8
Lewis Jones Close Call one card divination over phone
2004 37
Jack Avis Hidden Power card magically moved to named position
2006 75
Jack Avis Isaac's Law - Avis Handling for Fulves favorite hour and least favorite hour used to make selection, found at one of those hours, milk build placement under table
Inspired by
  • "Isaac's Law" (Karl Fulves, Magic and Spells Quarterly)
2006 82
Woody Aragón Omega Equals Alpha number of cut of packet is used to remember a card, tantalizer deal
2006 206
Roberto Giobbi, Richard Vollmer That Is the Question automatic placement and cross sum force, cards dealt in form of a question mark
Related to 2006 141
Alex Elmsley Spell it automatic placement
2007 39
Bruce Cervon odd combination automatic placement
2007 40
Paul Gordon (Gr)eight! automatic placement
Variations 2007 362
Lennart Green The Terrorist (CNN, BCC, FBI, CIA, KGB)
  • I. The Escape (spelling, Double Replacement)
  • II. The Hunting
  • III. The Capture
    • 1. The Da Vinci Code (simple spelling of a phrase to reveal the card)
    • 2. The Scanning Machine (anti-faro elimination)
    • 3. The Puzzle-Master (tapestry)
    • Other Alternatives to Find the Card
Related to 2008 38
Harry Lorayne That's Impossible automatic placement procedure, then brought to any named number
Also published here Jan. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1)
26
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That
  • Awfulves #1: two-card location with spelling
  • Awfulves #2: two-card location with down-under deal
Also published here 2008 110
Karl Fulves, Roberto Giobbi Senza Toccare (Look Ma, No Hands)! counting selection procedure
Inspired by 2008 58
Roberto Giobbi A Mathematical Control automatic placement handling
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 18)
87
John C. Wagner Mentally By Two, With A Little Help From Vietnam two cards predict a card's suit and value, another thought-of card is found
  • An Alternate Ending For a Thought-Of Card
Inspired byAlso published here
  • DVD "Seven More Secrets"
Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
66
Richard Vollmer, Henry Christ, Martin Gardner Numerology three numbers lead to discovery of freely chosen card
Related toAlso published here 2010 88
Harry Lorayne AACAAN "Almost Any Card At Any Number"
Inspired by 2011 137
Harry Lorayne 12/21 number of cards removed, card at that number in rest remembered, later spelled to
2011 139
Edward Marlo Automatic Placement
2012 74
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phone
Inspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
2014 5
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Thirty-Fiveism card at thought-of number remembered, second card chosen
Inspired by
  • "Astral Sense" (Eddie Joseph, Card Magic of the Mind, Abbott's, 1952)
2014 8
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery
Inspired by 2014 22
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Presque Vu card chosen via counting procedure ends up at number previously named
Inspired by 2014 24
Jim Steinmeyer The Treasure Map
Inspired by
  • trick in Mathematical Recreations and Essays (W. W. Rouse Ball, 1892)
2014 27
Steve Beam El Mejor Mago del Mundo humorous revelation of a selected card
Also published here 2014 12
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Luckier Number card shows up at number that is named at beginning
Inspired by 2015 15
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Lost and the Found with incomplete deck
Inspired by 2015 18
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effect
Inspired by 2015 21
Harry Lorayne Miracle Class spelling "miracle class" after automatic placement procedure
Related to 2015 221
Harry Lorayne, Paul Gordon (Gr)Eight wrong card spelled, right card comes out
Inspired by 2017 113
Steve Friedberg, Larry Horowitz Prime Coincidence spectator cuts off pile, counts it and remembers card at that position, many small envelopes with numbers are shown and one chosen, that number counted to to find selection
July 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7)
67
Ramón Riobóo Ram-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Inspired by 2018 139
Harry Lorayne Not Quite ACAAN card and position remembered, then found at named number between 25 and 40
2018 210
Jon Racherbaumer The Extremely Hidden Count Down
  • Exhumations
card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moves to named number, includes the divination of the selection and the number of cards the spectator initially cut off
Inspired byAlso published here May 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 5)
50
Jim Steinmeyer The "I Forgot of Something"
2020 9
Larry Jennings Dissertation on an Old Trick various handlings for the automatic placement procedure
  • Version No. 1 (An Old Trick)
  • Version No. 2
  • Version No. 3
  • Version No. 4
  • Version No. 5
  • Version No. 6
Also published here 2020 460
Larry Jennings Lucky "32" 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 selection
Also published here 2020 475
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement, "impossible" is spelled, credit information on the effect
Also published here 2020 483
Claudio Imperiale Automatic Placement Card to Pocket card at thought-of position travels to pocket, two handlings
Inspired by Nov. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 11)
506
George McBride Memorology card and its position remembered, another number named, position subtracted to find it
Related to 2022 49
George McBride Under Cover Placement Automatic Placement combined with sunken key, faro
  • Note (sandwich effect)
2022 88
Jon Racherbaumer A Dexterous Demo
  • Exhumations
packet cut off and counted, card at that position in rest remembered, performer takes deck under table with one hand and has any number named, card brought to that position
Feb. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 2)
45
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