148 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Do as I Do / Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for that
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4)
54
Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for that
Also published here 1896 90
Ben-Zur Nur wahre Kunst macht frei version to do the suit separation with a full deck of thirty-two cards
Inspired by Dec. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1)
4
A Double Surprise performer and spectator remember card and its position in their halves of the deck, cards taken out, performers card is shown to be a double backer (!), spectator's card is an indifferent card and brought from pocket
1933 91
Dr. Jacob Daley A Paradox of Pairs
Related toAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1936)
134
Dr. Jacob Daley Paradox of Pairs
Also published here 1937 80
Oscar Weigle Dual Impulsion spectator finds performer's card and vice versa
Related to 1939 35
Contrary Do As I Do spectator is invited to be as contrary as he likes
1940 395
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 77)
505
Rolf Andra Unter magischem Einfluss cards written on paper, spectator apparently selects performer's card and places it next to his selection
Also published here 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1)
6
Rolf Andra Sofort Probieren cards written on paper, spectator apparently selects performer's card and places it next to his selection
Also published here Sep. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 9)
2
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
Also published here 1941 12
Paul Curry Mates spectator shuffles deck and takes card from face-down ribbon spread and gives it to spectator, performer also takes a card from spread, they are mates
1941 16
Walter B. Gibson Peeksie do as I do, but spectator probably fails finding performer's card
Mar. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 31)
129
Dr. Jacob Daley A Paradox of Pairs
Also published here 1943 18
Jean Hugard You Do As I Do matching halves are found from torn deck
June 1946 225
G. Gloria Karten-Suggestion
1946
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 8 No. 2)
3
Intuition with Cards two card initialed, spectator and magician each chose them
1948 78
George G. Kaplan Psychic Sympathy spectator and performer choose and a sign a card from one half each, they find each others cards, duplicate
1948 173
Al Baker, Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) No. 14, Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it
Variations 1950 29
Bill Nord, Sol Stone Double Empathy No. 106, performer and spectator find each other's selections
1950 203
John Scarne, Frank Garcia The Four Deuces No. 152, magician and spectator each place half the deck behind their backs. They each take out two cards, which are revealed to be the four Twos
Variations 1950 296
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same position
Variations July 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 234)
935
Eddie Joseph Bombay: Effect No. 3 performer and spectator both reverse a card in half the deck with counting procedure, they match
1952 2
Dr. William Weyeneth Mit einer Karte... spectator and performer put packet in pocket and last cards removed are selections
1953
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 6)
157
Bill Simon The London Illusion spectator and performer each chose card from half deck, they match
1954 30
Lu Brent Unbelievable Coincidence Spectator and magician each think of a card and write it down, each pull out a card from the deck, turns out they find each other's card
1956 5
Lu Brent Autographic Minds Spectator and magician each select and sign a card, lost in the deck, later manage to find each other's signed card
1956 8
Charles Hudson Major-Minor Do-As-I-Do one deck, spectator choses amount of cards he and performer get, down under deal until one card, mates
Mar. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 6)
10
Dai Vernon Four of a Kind magician and spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be a four-of-a-kind
Related toVariations 1959 19
Michael Mence Blind Coincidence two spectators find mates behind their backs
Variations 1959 318
Charlie Miller You Do as I Do tip
1961 60
Ron Johnson, Harry Lorayne Aces Wild Aces are found in do as i do way with two halves
Related toVariations 1962 32
Jay Ose "Do as I Do" With One Pack each gets one half
1967 237
Al Koran Double Thought spectator finds performer's card and the other way around, marked deck
Related toVariations 1968 89
Paul Swinford Four of a Mind spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale
Related to 1969 59
Paul Swinford Double Duper spectator and magician turn over a card, mates
1971 32
Ron Ferris Girl Happy two cards chosen from two halves each - four Queens
1971 22
Die vier Asse four Aces are reversed at the end
Also published here
  • "De Magier"
1971
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 4)
75
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Also published here 1972 116
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Do As I Do No. 171, cryptic note for reference
Related to 1972 42
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Do As I Do With One Deck Variation No. 203, with transposition finale it seems
Related to 1972 49
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Do As I Do Variation No. 223, removing four cards from deck as opportune miracle, jokebox
1972 55
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Do As I Do (Double Thot - One Deck) No. 291
Related to 1972 74
Jerry K. Hartman Halt One Two Spectator and magician each stops on each other's card
Variations 1973 78
Stephen Minch The Tryst do as I do with tarot, emperor and empress
1974 15
Arthur Hill Mental Mate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, spectator counts to number (ignoring face-up cards), then performer, the cards match
Also published here July 1974 759
The One-Deck Version No. 23
1976 39
Rick Johnsson Kayo-Pectate mates, seated
1976 88
Father Cyprian "Cloning" no key cards
May 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 5)
193
Karrell Fox Duazidu spectator and performer have half the deck, they both select cards and they match, repeated two more times
1979 97
Nick Trost ESP Do As I Do
1979 9
Andrew Galloway Do As Al Baker Did
1980 28
Bruce Bernstein Scripted Thoughts spectator's and performer select a card and replace cards in other half, second spectator takes the deck and goes into other room to look for two cards which stand out, they match the selected cards
Also published here 1981 24
Karl Fulves One-Deck Card Trick two halves, performer moves card to spectator's half and vice versa, after looking through spectator's packet performer names selection, parallel principle
1982 12
Paul Brignall Bringall-Trio one divided deck, half red-backed and half blue-backed
Feb. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10)
177
Greg Miller Thinking Man's Do As I Do using card counting (Parallel Principle)
Aug. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 8)
957
The Dream Deck No. 46, from two packets, performer and spectator each select a card behind the back, they are black mates and all other cards are red
Inspired by 1984 60
Jean Hugard Do It and Fail with 28/32 card deck a layout and dealing game is explained, the spectator always fails at it
1985 29
Barry Stevenson Sign As I Sign half forcing deck, one card signed by performer
Feb. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 2)
1172
Fantomas Pre-Poker Match
May 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 5)
1205
Paul Rosini, Eugene Burger Rosini's Double Reverse
Inspired byVariations 1987 61
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 32
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 18
Jerry K. Hartman Match Point spectator and magician each stops on each other's card
Inspired byAlso published here
  • in "The Linking Ring" September 1983. P. 83.
1991 535
Jerry K. Hartman Striking Matches three pairs of mates
1991 537
Arturo de Ascanio Aparición de Cuatro Ases performer and spectator each have half the deck and twice exchange a card, four Aces are found
Also published here
  • "Circular de la S.E.I." 1954.
1992 83
Mike Beam The Traveler Do as I Do with one deck, spectator finds wrong card, correct card is found reversed in his half
Variations 1993 88
Steve Beam Marked Phenomena two versions
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1993 90
Patrick Page Do as I Do spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple times
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1993 21
Basil Horwitz Challenge Aura Card spectator finds mate
1994 65
Gene Maze No Name Coincidence spectator and performer deal and stop at one card, they match
1994 115
Edward Marlo Four of a Kind Magician and Spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind
1995
Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1))
8
Karl Fulves Your Card Mine spectator choses card for performer and vice versa, they then divine each other's card
1996 81
Nick Trost Do as I Do with Two Cards magician and spectator freely exchange two cards each, turn out to be four Queens
Inspired by 1997 39
Simon Lovell, Michael Austin Blind Date Bermuda spectator pockets three cards behind his back, performer takes another deck and finds the mates
Inspired by 1997 129
Bruce Bernstein Scripted Thoughts spectator's and performer select a card and replace cards in other half, second spectator takes the deck and goes into other room to look for two cards which stand out, they match the selected cards
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 30
Roger Crosthwaite Think-as-I-Think chapter intro
1999 65
Justin Higham Mono Do-as-I-Do performer and spectator have each other peek a deck, performer removes his selection, it's the same as spectator's
  • Marked Version
Inspired by
  • "Futzless" (Carmen D'Amico, Sticks & Stones No. 18)
Related toVariations
1999 78
Roger Crosthwaite Split-Deck Version
Related to 1999 78
John Carey Mono Think-as-I-Think following gaze
Inspired by 1999 78
Tony Bartolotta Synchro Thot do-as-I-do ambitious card, spectator's card rises to top of performer's half and vice versa
2000 38
Simon Lovell Bermuderama spectator choses card behind back, performer does the same, the cards match, uses three deck instead of one
Inspired by
  • Juan Tamariz performance
Variations
2000 77
Lee Asher Cheek-to-Cheek Asher Style twenty-six double backers
Inspired by 2001 18
Cut and Match No. 61, two halves are cut under table, the Aces are located
2001 91
Karl Fulves Mental Mate No. 35, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, spectator counts to number (ignoring face-up cards), then performer, the cards match
Also published here 2001 74
Harry Lorayne The Real Work two-card location, do as I do style
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 403
Harry Lorayne Platinum Discrepancy two halves, spectator and performer select a card from each which goes reversed in other half, mates
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2001 417
Brother John Hamman Triple Match three cards selected by performer and spectator match
Variations Feb. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2)
42
Brother John Hamman Do As I Do Aces first mates are found with two halves, then the Aces
Variations Feb. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2)
57
Harry Lorayne The Real Work two-card location, do as I do style
Also published here Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
47
Harry Lorayne Platinum Discrepancy two halves, spectator and performer select a card from each which goes reversed in other half, mates
Also published here Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
48
Tom Frame Blind-Sided spectator choses card behind back, performer does the same, the cards match, single-deck method
Inspired by Sep. 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 4)
8
Jamie Badman, Colin Miller Do as I Doobie Doobie Do two prediction phases, then Do as I Do phase (à la Patrick Page)
Also published here Dec. 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 7)
4
Karl Fulves After Jack "Problems"
half deck vor spectator and performer, a card is chosen and exchanged, they transpose back and are reversed, posed as problem
Inspired by
  • Jack Vosburgh two-deck effect
2002 257
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
151
Al Baker You Do as I Do with One Pack
2003 764
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 21
Karl Fulves Two To One spectator and performer cut to same card with handkerchief covered deck, hidden rubber band
2004 71
Karl Fulves Just Think spectator and performer show each other five cards, one thought of, shuffled back in half a deck each, groups of five cards shown, coincidence and cards found
Inspired by
  • "Just Think Do As I Do" (Kenneth Lang, The Magic Wand)
2004 351
Peter Duffie All Clear selection lost, two halves, top cards exchanged, they match and are Kings, repeat with other two Kings, the Kings then become blank except selection, rest of deck blank as well
Inspired byVariations 2004 101
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Juan Tamariz The Miracle performer and spectator reverse card in each half of the deck, mates, two phases
Inspired byRelated to 2004 226
Jamie Badman Kopy Kat two prediction phases, then Do as I Do phase (à la Patrick Page)
Also published here 2005 7
Erik Nordvall Named Do As I Do Spectator names a card and removes a card from the deck, revealed to be named card. Magician then does the same
2006 12
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Also published here 2006 55
Bruce Cervon My King Trick
2007 53
Tyler Wilson Slacker Spectator and magician both do a trick at the same time for two other spectators, but each performer finds selection of the other spectator
Related to 2007 106
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 17
Tony Bartolotta Narrow Minded spectator shuffles deck and deals it in two piles, one in spectator's pocket and one in performer's pocket, both remove a card, piles exchanged and repeated, off-color matching cards, colors separated
2007
Prolix (Issue 3)
165
David Solomon Right Side Up performer and spectator each select a card from half the deck, everything reassembled, selections are reversed
Related toAlso published here
  • Racherbaumer's Sticks and Stones
2007 45
Nick Trost ESP Do As I Do one deck, based on Patrick Page's "Continuous Do As I Do"
Inspired by 2008 226
Michael Weber Living Parallel Lies half the deck for performer and spectator, four mates show up after do as i do procedure
2009 4
Tyler Wilson, David Acer, Simon Lovell Slacker spectator and performer each have a card selected from half deck, they find the other's cards
Inspired byRelated to 2010 79
Al Koran, Roberto Giobbi One-Deck Do-as-I-Do miscalling
Related to 2010
Secret Agenda (Issue July 26)
223
Derek DelGaudio A Coincidence performer and spectator select cards which appear at named number
Inspired by 2010 11
Jheff Poncher ESP Do As I Do "Jheff Poncher"
Inspired by 2010 79
Patrick Page The Continuous Do As I Do spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple times
Inspired by
  • Douglas Francis' "Duo Coincido" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol. 1 No. 2, 1946
Related toVariationsAlso published here
2011 40
Patrick Page, Roberto Giobbi Cards of Coincidence spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple times, with additional thoughts by Roberto Giobbi
Related to Mar. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 3)
15
Nick Trost Spectator's Double Match two cards cut to in two halves, they're mates
Inspired by 2011 603
Nick Trost Do As I Do With Two Cards magician and spectator each exchange some cards from half the deck which are replaced reversed in the other half, they turn out to be four-of-a-kind
Inspired by 2011 605
Nick Trost Three-Way Do As I Do deck separated in Spades/Hearts and Clubs/Diamonds, spectator and performer remember a card in one half, halves exchanged, cards and mates found
Inspired by 2011 606
Nick Trost Brother Hamman's "Triple Match" Revisited three cards selected by performer and spectator match with half deck each
Inspired by 2011 608
Nick Trost My Triple Match three cards selected by performer and spectator match
Inspired by 2011 610
Nick Trost Repeat Do As I Do spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match repeatedly, four-of-a-kind finale
Inspired by 2011 612
Nick Trost Quadruple Do As I Do three cards selected by performer and spectator match, Aces finale
Inspired by 2011 614
Nick Trost Dr. Jaks with a Colorful Finish I cards are exchanged and replaced reversed and found to be the four Twos, deck separation kicker
Inspired byVariations 2011 617
Nick Trost Dr. Jaks with a Colorful Finish II cards are exchanged and replaced reversed and found to be the four Twos, deck separation kicker
Inspired by 2011 618
Nick Trost Five-Way Coincidence I five matching symbols
2011 814
Darwin Ortiz Sorcerer's Apprentice spectator and performer locate each other's cards
Related toVariations 2012 277
Justin Higham Mirrored Coincidence both spectator and performer reverse a card in their half of the deck, card above and below make up four-of-a-kind
2012 15
Bruce Bernstein Scripted Thoughts spectator's and performer select a card and replace cards in other half, second spectator takes the deck and goes into other room to look for two cards which stand out, they match the selected cards
Also published here 2012 135
Justin Higham Reflected Do As I Do (semi-improvised effect) Standard effect
2014 23
Justin Higham Mono Do As I Do Plus (semi-improvised effect) Standard effect
Inspired by 2014 24
Michael Weber Living Parallel Lies Behind the back Do As I Do, multiple cards match
2014 14
So Sato Bath Towel Mentalism two spectators with half the deck each exchange a card underneath large towel, performer divines them
2016 41
Harry Lorayne Platinum Discrepancy two halves, spectator and performer select a card from each which goes reversed in other half, mates
Also published here 2017 203
Harapan Ong Perspective one half for spectator, top cards do not match, they do when packets are exchanged, repeated, then four Aces found near top and on bottom
Related to
  • "Illusion versus Reality" (Peter Duffie, Card School, ebook, 1995)
  • "Illusion or Reality" (Vincent Hedan, Mnemosyne, ebook, 2012)
2018 116
David Britland Blind Coincidence Revisited
  • Cardopolis
performer and spectator reverse a card in half the deck under the table, they are mates
Inspired by May 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5)
46
Jan Logemann High Five two spectators cut (deeper) in two halves, four cards of same value show up, cutting the high card presentation, money prize is split in two
Inspired by
  • Aldo Colombini trick
2019 8
David Britland Reverse Mene Tekel Deck spectator cuts deck, gives half to performer, reverses top card into center, performer does same, spectator's card is divined and the reversed cards are mates
Inspired by
  • "Sight Unseen" (Ron Escott, marketed 1973)
Feb. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 2)
69
Steve Forte Not In My Half spectator has half the deck, spectator and performer do the same shuffles and cut, performer cuts to Aces one by one, spectator to indifferent cards, halves exchanged for last Ace
2020 973
Yu Huihang Co-Inky-Dink Spectator and magicians each hold half the deck behind their backs, turn over one card and place in the middle. Both cards are mates
Inspired by 2021 37
Ryan Goh Double Thot spectator finds performer's card and vice versa
Inspired byRelated to 2021 59
Jon Racherbaumer Snychro-Nicely
  • Exhumations
half the deck handled by spectator, half by performer, three mates show up, cut deeper
Sep. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 9)
51
Scott Baird I Do Whatever You Do "Re-Imagining the Do As I Do Plot"
card lost in deck, half the deck (or another deck) is given to spectator and the performer follows along and copies whatever the spectator does to locate selection, improvisation
Jan. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 1)
46
Tom Frame Blind-Sided spectator choses card behind back, performer does the same, the cards match
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Aug. 2006
2022 525
Iain Moran Magician's Nephew performer and spectator cut to each other's card
Inspired byAlso published here
  • on DVD Zen Magic
Mar. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 3)
694
Harapan Ong, George Hage You As I You Do As I Do effect, you find spectator's card, they find yours.
2023 17