165 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Divided Deck
  
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Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge) Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown Das Wiederfinden der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Charles T. Jordan Close Range Mind Reading No. 1, cards riffle shuffled once, low values removed, remaining thirty-two cards dealt into two piles, one card moved over and located, interlocking chains Thirty Card Mysteries 11
Charles T. Jordan The Dealing Dovetail Detection No. 5, card is found after lots of real shuffling Thirty Card Mysteries 25
Charles T. Jordan The New Pack Detection No. 7, deck is split in two and two cards selected and exchanged, both cards are divinedAlso published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursorRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 114
Unknown The Deck That Isn't for insiders, one-way backs with red in one way and black the other Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Wimborough Ne Plus Ultra Location divided one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Harry Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise divided one-way backsInspired by Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
Charles T. Jordan Stop and Think odd/even system for divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 196
Charles T. Jordan Novel Card Discovery odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Improved Marvelous Prediction odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles, set-up in front of spectators by openly dealing into some heaps Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan Dead Easy Location divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Premier Card Discovery odd/even Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
Unknown Naming Chosen Card odd/even divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Charles T. Jordan New Pack Detection divided deck principle with new deck orderAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
Orville Wayne Meyer The New "Miracle" Effect five cards selected, mixed with twenty more cards, then located The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Unknown The Odd and Even Location Greater Magic 88
Charles T. Jordan The Improved Odd and Even Location Greater Magic 88
Unknown The Divided Pack: The Red and Black Location with note of mixed-suit separation Greater Magic 85
Unknown The "Reversible" Location using one-way feature of faces Greater Magic 88
Unknown 7. Red and black location featuring Jordan's false shuffle Greater Magic 174
Unknown Ivory and Air Cushion Finish halves from different decks with different finishes, divided deck locationRelated to Greater Magic 448
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Michael F. Zens Zen's X-Clusive Card Combination several cards are selected from a shuffled deck and replaced, performer finds them, then cards are put in envelopes, inside are predictions which match Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 5) 1
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Clayton Rawson Mass Production long short divided deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 655
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 69
James G. Thompson Jr. Fantasy in Red and Black slop shuffle red black separation, card location, lead in for a red black riffle shuffle set-up The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
Professor El-Tab Silent Stob think stop with two cards My Best 82
Martin Gardner Spread, Shuffle, Spread one to ten cards are removed from a spread and replaced in the other half, after a shuffle all cards are found My Best 89
John Hamilton Super Slop Shuffle two phases, separating into odd and even, all odd in one direction and evens in the other after real face-up/face-down shuffle, then triumph effect, see Back Room #90 for Ed Marlo ideasRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 354
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 1 spectator finds card that was selected at other end of room Watch This One! 52
George G. Kaplan Using the Corner-Short to Retain a Prearranged Deck in Order using corner-short as divider The Fine Art of Magic 19
Paul LePaul Color Segregation The Card Magic of Le Paul 169
Fred Fletcher ABC three cards, falsely credited to Rusduck, see p. 687 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 677
Franklin V. Taylor Double Stop two cards, see p. 793 for additional ideas by Al ForsytheAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 197) 786
Franklin V. Taylor Double Stop two cardsAlso published here The Best in Magic 106
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Las Vegas Deck ivory and air cushion finish deck in conjunction with Rusduck's four-Way Deal, see No. 8 for history of the principleRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 6) 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Las Vegas Deck comments by Stewart James and Dai VernonRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 9
Harry Lorayne Location Supreme three card location, then another two cards, divided deck (pictures and aces on top)Variations Close-up Card Magic 24
North Bigbee Perfect Pack effects with a stacked deck, New Deck Order with one faro, 14/15 total of two cards The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 385) 369
Edward Marlo Ultra Repeat with repeat phase and face-up/face-down challenge location as clean-up, retaining divided deck (odd/even)Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo All Fair Location red black divided & faro The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 139
Karl Fulves Double Indemnity spectator riffle shuffles and remembers card at position twenty-six, then removes cards from top and bottom, still located, repeatRelated to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
John Hamilton Divided Deck Subtlety Inspired by Epilogue (Issue 6) 46
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two-card locationInspired by Epilogue (Issue 5) 38
Roy Walton Influence some red-black matching occurs, two stacked decks, faroInspired by Epilogue (Issue 7) 51
Charlie Miller Color Switch two decks, color of backs change places The Cardiste (Issue 13) 11
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cardsRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 13) 21
Edward Marlo Divided Deck Selection Finesse spreading in opposite direction for replacementRelated to Epilogue (Issue 5) 38
Milbourne Christopher Riffle Glimpse glimpsing odd-colored card in divided deck, credit information, divided deck Epilogue (Issue 10) 76
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cardsRelated to More Faro Fantasy 16
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought divided deck location, then set-up for "No Mirror"Related to The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 16
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Variation Christ Force as key card placement, red black setup Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 285
Karl Fulves Unmatch five reds and five blacks mixed, spectator points to any five, removed as block, cards from both piles simultaneously turned over, always one red and one black, see also p. 460VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 11) 443
Harry Lorayne Red-Black Location divided deck, riffle glimpseVariationsAlso published here The Great Divide 2
Martin Gardner Color Thot spectator pushes out twenty-six cards from tabled spreadInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 488
Edward Marlo Loose Ends handling tips for divided deck Marlo's Objectives 20
Edward Marlo Fourth Objective - Four Card Location four card location with divided deck Marlo's Objectives 9
Roy Walton Isolator card selected, cards dealt in two piles by spectator, colors separated except selection, faroVariations Epilogue (Issue 19) 175
Edward Marlo The Odd Event red-black matching thing with two card locationInspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 67
Roy Walton Influence some red-black matching occurs, two stacked decks, faroInspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 75
Marvin Johnson Logical Odd Event two selections found and red-black separationInspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 77
Martin Gardner Color Thot Inspired byAlso published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 81
Edward Marlo Red and Black Thoughts table spread from left to right both times with overhand shuffle in between, or spreading in opposite directionRelated to The Unexpected Card Book 142
Edward Marlo Double Trouble two cards, odd-even divided deck Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 97
Jerry K. Hartman Goody Two Choose two selections, divided deckRelated toVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 8
David Britland 'simpossible deck shuffled, two spectators each get half a deck and exchange any card, performer takes only one half and names both cards after looking through it Trick Card Trickery 13
Philip T. Goldstein Hi-Lo Lexicon divided deck of ABC cards, different tricks
- Hi-Lo Odd Card
- Hi-Lo Tourist
- Hi-Lo Subtle Tourist
- Hi-Lo Thirds
- Hi-Lo Stranger in Australia
- Hi-Lo Up-Down
- Hi-Lo Hummer
- Addendum
The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 209) 1045
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle, color forced Riffle Shuffle Control
Karl Fulves The St. Regis Sleight Variation card selected from tabled incomplete faro, color forced Riffle Shuffle Control 1
Karl Fulves The Double Selection divided deck and cards selected from incomplete riffle shuffle position, one-way suggestion Riffle Shuffle Control 3
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position, preserves divided deck Riffle Shuffle Control 11
Franklin V. Taylor Double Stop No. 59, two cards, two halves dealt, performer shouts stopAlso published here Self-Working Mental Magic 98
Stephen Minch Secret Chauvinists two spectators select an ESP card from a deck, performer divines both Mind Novas 16
Edward Marlo, Paul Curry The Joker Reads Minds spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, misreads joker as selection, six methods Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 5
Daryl Martinez Magician Fooler Something for Everyone 1
Daryl Martinez A Few More Ideas ideas for previous "Magician Fooler" Something for Everyone 2
Jon Racherbaumer, Philip T. Goldstein Never on Thunday three selections, divided deckInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 14) 136
Faucett Ross A Questionable Miracle Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Ron Ferris Hind-Hue Control as a red-black false shuffle, divided deck location application Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 899
George Pierce, Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Flying Colors No. 14, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, yet it separates into colors More Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Martin Gardner The Color of Thought No. 20Inspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 28
Unknown Card Location odd-even divided deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 2
Philip T. Goldstein, Toni Koynini Throw Rug card revealed via red-black pattern in layout of 7x7 cards on table, inspired by Toni Koynini's "Karpet" (Magic Wand, March 1953) Amperthand 8
Karl Fulves Separation Shuffles faro shuffle sequences that mix each half within itself, keeping them separatedRelated to The Return Trip 14
Karl Fulves Red Rider with reversed and color-separated halves Riffle Shuffle Methods 15
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, reprinted from The Sphinx (March 1934) Riffle Shuffle Methods 14
Karl Fulves Riffle Red Riffle Shuffle Control used to divide colors, as set-up for Judson/Brown's Telltale Color Covenant 23
Bruce Cervon The Peek that isn't red black divided deck, with riffle-by glimpse of odd colored selection The Cervon File 230
Dai Vernon By any Other Name divided deck The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 18
Karl Fulves Psykick Inspired byVariations The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1404
Karl Fulves Psykick II Inspired byRelated to Prototype 38
Simon Aronson Two Minds and a Mate card chosen, another removed and a third one though-of, all foundInspired byRelated toVariations The Aronson Approach 50
Unknown Spectator's Red-Black Shuffle Carneycopia 235
Edward Marlo Magnetic Ace & Color Separation aces stay on top even though faro shuffled into deck, deck is shuffled into red-black separation The Olram File (Issue 10) 15
Alexander de Cova Total Recall two selections, odd/even, with variations:
1. Aus dem Stegreif (impromptu)
2. Mit zwei Kartenspielen (with two decks)
3. Für den Table-Hopper
Inspired by Ein Profi packt aus... 19
John Riggs The Optical Location cards shuffled face up into face down, two cards selected and performer finds themAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 770
Steve Beam, Scott Robinson Color Wave with different colored back The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 845
Edward Marlo Out There approaches for "Out of this World", stripper and ungaffed divided deck The Olram File (Issue 13) 4
Scott Robinson Riding the Wave mentally selected card is found reversed in the deck, three different handlingsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 842
Bob King Psychic Location (II) spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, faroInspired byRelated to The Breather 2 7
John Riggs The Optical Location cards shuffled face up into face down, two cards selected and performer finds themAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 119
Unknown The Giant Fan Detection selection process for divided deck More Greater Magic 1125
Alex Elmsley A Delicate Balance freely removed selection's color is named repeatedly, edge-mark in center The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 45
Unknown A Great Glimpse - Red and Black Series divided deck More Greater Magic 1125
Persi Diaconis, Roberto Giobbi, Harry Lorayne The Red-Black Location free chosen card is found in a flashInspired by
  • Persi Diaconis trick from foreword of "Revelations"
Card College - Volume 1 113
Karl Fulves Tour de Force The Fine Print (Issue 2) 19
John Scarne, Bill Simon, Karl Fulves True Colors No. 2, cards shuffled face-up/face-down, all of one color face-up, except two selections Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 3
Unknown Tic-Tac-Toe No. 46, card values decide where to place the 0 or X Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 88
Karl Fulves Out of This World No. 56, handling with glasses and cardboard dividers Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 114
Simon Aronson High Class Location three selectionsRelated to
  • "Multiplocation" (Steve Beam, Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Vol. 2)
Simply Simon 216
Karl Fulves My Card Isn't deck shuffled, performer thinks of card, spectator cuts it to top, tables it and thinks of new top card and cuts again, performer takes out a card, both are rightRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 2) 23
Karl Fulves Edge Wise first location trick (cut deeper force procedure), then open prediction 13 Prophets 16
Karl Fulves Color Double riffle glimpse exercise, Telltale Color with two cards
- Conditions (additional exercises)
Inspired by Blocking Off 16
Tom Craven King Butt (As in "butt shuffle") The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 62) 1215
Pit Hartling Feurio red black antifaro method Das kleine grüne Heft 12
John Werner Other Worlds Inspired byRelated to Underworld (Issue 8) 110
Harry Lorayne An Impossible Location Personal Collection 49
Harry Lorayne Divide And Conquer three cards chosen and located Personal Collection 603
Unknown Divided Deck System Related to
  • "More Moe" (Discoverie #3)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 140
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta She Read Your Mind No. 68, spectator finds card which is divined by performer New Self-Working Card Tricks 103
Karl Fulves Flip Over Mystery No. 20, folding with matrix layout, two cards previously chosen are only odd-colored either face-up or face-down, or more subtle with odd-even My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 40
Harry Lorayne Red-Black (Divide) Location divided deck riffle glimpseInspired by Personal Collection 595
Harry Lorayne Point And Divide number from twenty to twenty-five names, that many cards counted off, two piles made, specator moves a cards from pile to pile, found, pointer and non-pointer cards Personal Collection 597
Harry Lorayne Special Bonus Rising Crime assembly with Jacks, then Aces show up and deck is separated in reds and blacksVariations Personal Collection 609
Al Baker Red-Black Detection getting in divided deck impromptu The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 517
Karl Fulves Bet On It deck riffle shuffled once, top twenty-six cards taken, both halves shuffled, dealt off simultaneously, performer bets that more black pairs then red pairs show upRelated to Off The Books (Issue 5) 76
Karl Fulves Quest spectator indicates four cards that are out-jogged, one of them thought-of, divined, in the meantime a suit-separation is maintained and the four Aces brought to top for later tricks Off The Books (Issue 10) 188
Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Reckoning With Jordan commented reprint of "The Pair Detection", spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, Parallel PrincipleRelated to Clockwork 10
Karl Fulves Mind's i two piles, two spectators each remove a card and put it in other pile, performer knows both after looking through one of the piles, also over phone Clockwork 27
Karl Fulves 13 O'Clock two cards chosen with cutting procedure are foundInspired by Clockwork 56
Karl Fulves Mock Memory a selection is named, then two cards are moved, performer apparently memorizes cards, spectators name the two cards and performer their positions, using Riffle Shuffle Control Prolix (Issue 1) 46
Richard Vollmer Double Entendre two cards, divided deck Best of Friends - Volume III 269
Arturo de Ascanio Paul Curry's Out of this World Also published here
  • in "Ilusionismo" N° 158, 1958.
The Magic of Ascanio - More Studies of Card Magic 273
Michael Weber Memorease Deck Memory demonstration, performer knows in which half a named card is Memorease 8
Michael Weber Round / Non-Round Divided Deck Memorease 8
Jason England Fever Nails sucker elementInspired by Jammin' With the Fellas 6
Steve Beam The Last Cut is the Deepest three or four cards, divided deck Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 53
Ramón Riobóo The Hole Theory principle, card is taken from divided deck Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 233
Gordon Bruce Double Divination two cards glimpsed in odd-colored half while riffling, divided deck Secret Agenda (Issue July 8) 203
Michael Weber Bicycles Built for 0.5 divided deck from back with different brandsAlso published here Knew & Improved 13
Ryan Schlutz Sense-sational three selections (one thought of, two chosen) found Making the Cut 29
Harry Lorayne Red-Black Location divided deck, riffle glimpseAlso published here Special Effects 52
Darwin Ortiz Divided-Deck Up-the-Ladder Cut Lessons in Card Mastery 166
Michael Weber Bicycles Built for 0.5 divided deck from back with different brandsAlso published here Blackpool Twenty Twelve 12
John Guastaferro Stock Exchange cuts to mix face-up/face-down by spectator, red-black-separation as finale Discoveries & Deceptions 31
Joseph Barry A Narrowed Thought card thought of and after small dealing procedure it is named, hands-offInspired by
  • "Mind Reader's Lucid Dream" (Justin Higham, Clairvoyant, Mental Topper and The Mind-Reader's Dream, 2011)
Reverie 22
Vic Trabucco Perfect location Magician finds a card selected while the cards were out of his hands. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 35
Harry Lorayne Color Gathering Plus assembly on packets with Jacks, then Aces show up and deck is separated in reds and blacksInspired by
  • "The Colorful Assembly, Spectator-Cuts-Aces, Trick" (Harry Lorayne, Classic Collection Vol. 1, 2005)
  • Special Bonus (Harry Lorayne, 2001)
JawDroppers! 108
Harry Lorayne 8451 Plus stacking to formula, red-black separation kickerInspired by JawDroppers! 169
Bob Farmer Notes on Stacks and Sorting The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 63
Harry Lorayne An Impossible Location JawDroppers! Two 160
Ryan Plunkett Dual Thought two cards lost and found under "test conditions"Inspired by A New Angle 38
Harry Lorayne Impromptu Divided Deck strategy of upjogging necessary arrangementRelated to JawDroppers! Two 245