karten experimente \n only description of routines, card problems
 die farbenwahl
 die verwandelten asse
 die zigarettentasche
 der geheimnisvolle piquekönig
 die fünf verwandelten karten
 carte blanche
 der magische fingerring
 die sonderbare Übereinstimmung
 karte und banknote
 karte und taschentuch
 karte und uhr
 die magische separation
 das blumenrätsel
 das kartenwerfen
 rübenzahl
 die visitkarte
 das spiel der landsknechte
 die mysteriöse karte \n ottokar fischer \n problemas cartomágicos \n dani daortiz \n joker's miracle \n roger smith
1910
kartenkünste
Ottokar Fischer

Karten Experimente

Related toVariations

1910


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strange coincidence \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Strange Coincidence

1937


220



a mysterious discovery \n spectator removes x cards, magician finds card with value x, setup \n percy abbott
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Percy Abbott

A Mysterious Discovery

1942/27


220



simonchanted evening \n small packet cut off by spectator, performer deals rest until spectator says stop, value of stoppedat card corresponds with number of cutoff cards \n bill simon
1956
ibidem
Bill Simon

SimonChanted Evening

Sep. 1956


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simonchanted evening \n small packet cut off by spectator, performer deals rest until spectator says stop, value of stoppedat card corresponds with number of cutoff cards \n bill simon
1956
ibidem
Bill Simon

SimonChanted Evening

Sep. 1956


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zauberkunste triumph! \n based on a hofzinser trick, amount of chosen card is divined by finding the four cards with the same value, redeal force \n bruce cervon
1971
magick
Bruce Cervon

Zauberkunste Triumph!

1971


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d/u counter \n packet cut off, down/under deal with rest, remaining card has value as number of cutoff cards \n gene finnell \n cigar club \n marty kane \n random illusion \n robin robertson \n peter duffie
1973
gene finnell's card magic
Gene Finnell

D/U Counter

Variations

1973


57



pairanoic \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cutoff packet, setup \n bernard bilis \n the calculating sandwich \n bernard bilis \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n karma sandwich \n zane kinkade \n bernard bilis \n perdup \n al smith
1978
apocalypse
Bernard Bilis

PairANoic

VariationsAlso published here

Dec. 1978


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the calculating sandwich \n total of sandwich cards equals cut of packet \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
1980
french pasteboards
Bernard Bilis

The Calculating Sandwich

Also published here

1980


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perdup \n spectator cuts off cards, he stabs a card in the deck between two cards that add up to the number of cutoff cards \n al smith \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
1981
cards at bay
Al Smith

Perdup

Inspired by

1981


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calculated triumph \n small packet cut off, selection made and returned, deck shuffled faceup and facedown, all one way except sandwich in center with selection, sandwich cards total cutoff packet \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis \n card counters \n doug canning \n prime location \n steve beam \n pseudo bilis \n peter duffie \n aldo colombini \n robin robertson \n i missed \n edward marlo \n bernard bilis
1983
the mendoza portfolio no. 1
John F. Mendoza, Bernard Bilis

Calculated Triumph

Inspired byVariations

1983


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another deoace trick \n four aces are placed on four twos on table so that suits match, ace with same suit as selection transforms into selection, two methods \n justin higham \n the deoace trick updated \n edward marlo
1986
inside out
Justin Higham

Another DeoAce Trick

Inspired by

Nov. 1986


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staxvolt \n card produced with reverse faros predicted, number of cutoff cards found by adding values \n philip t. goldstein \n staxvolt \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1987
doth
Philip T. Goldstein

StaxVolt

Related toAlso published here

1987


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cut prediction \n two methods \n bruce cervon
1988
the cervon file
Bruce Cervon

Cut Prediction

1988


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staxvolt \n card produced with reverse faros predicted, number of cutoff cards found by adding values \n philip t. goldstein \n staxvolt \n philip t. goldstein
1989
a phil goldstein collection
Philip T. Goldstein

StaxVolt

Also published here

1989


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adding some weight \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards that add up to that number are reversed by performer and the number of cards between them also matches \n peter duffie \n weight problem \n peter duffie \n palmist's prophecy \n roy walton
1993
card selection
Peter Duffie

Adding Some Weight

Inspired by

1993


15



still jordan: his solution to hofzinser's problem no 8 \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten, with commentary by vanni bossi \n charles t. jordan \n vanni bossi
1993
escorial 1993 — the hofzinser year
Charles T. Jordan, Vanni Bossi

Still Jordan: His Solution to Hofzinser's Problem No 8

1993


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cigar club \n eight picture cards and eight number card are shuffled and cut in half, always one picture and one number card, then spectator removes some cards and does a down under deal with the rest, last card tells amount of removed cards \n marty kane \n d/u counter \n gene finnell \n six murders & six cops \n ramón riobóo
1998
the trapdoor — volume three
Marty Kane

Cigar Club

Inspired by

1998


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unforgettable \n three phase memory routine, faro \n pit hartling \n marlo's miracle routine: cards by weight \n edward marlo \n updated handling \n pit hartling \n unforgettable \n pit hartling
2003
card fictions
Pit Hartling

Unforgettable

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2003


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strange harmony \n giobbi's solution to problem 8, two handlings \n roberto giobbi \n strange harmony \n roberto giobbi
2003
card college — volume 5
Roberto Giobbi

Strange Harmony

Related to

2003


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pseudo bilis \n some card cut off by spectator, next cards give its total, selection found as well, using killer count \n peter duffie \n aldo colombini \n robin robertson \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis
2004
killer koncepts
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson

Pseudo Bilis

Inspired by

2004


14



any deck's a calculator \n values add up to number of cutoff cards, using killer count \n peter duffie \n aldo colombini \n robin robertson
2004
killer koncepts
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson

Any Deck's a Calculator

2004


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a curious coincidence (hofzinser?) \n strange harmony / problem number 8 with half memorized deck \n juan tamariz
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

A Curious Coincidence (Hofzinser?)

2004


263



double prediction \n spectator cuts off some card, another card chosen by counting down to a number, mate is predicted and two more prediction cards add up to amount of cutoff cards \n józsef kovács
2008
antinomy
József Kovács

Double Prediction

Oct. 2008


25



strange harmony \n see card college for more elaborate handling \n roberto giobbi \n strange harmony \n roberto giobbi
2008
card college lighter
Roberto Giobbi

Strange Harmony

Related to

2008


18



coincidental cut \n spectator cuts off packet, then selects card in rest, card on either side add up to number of cutoff pile \n nick trost \n "how many card did you cut?" (henry bosworth, linking ring, dec. 1970)
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

Coincidental Cut

Inspired by "How Many Card Did You Cut?" (Henry Bosworth, Linking Ring, Dec. 1970)

2009


314



mental fingertips \n spectator cuts off pile and pockets it, then pockets a card as well, performer finds two cards in his pocket that match the number of cutoff pile, then mate \n nick trost \n marketed in 1964
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost

Mental Fingertips

Also published here

2009


345



multiple card sum stack \n credit information \n simon aronson
2014
art decko
Simon Aronson

Multiple Card Sum Stack

2014


154



the strange coincidence (a hofzinser problem) \n  daortiz a la carte!
twopart routine \n dani daortiz
2014
genii
Dani DaOrtiz

The Strange Coincidence (A Hofzinser Problem)

Jan. 2014


30



karma sandwich \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cutoff packet, smaller setup \n zane kinkade \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
2016
genii
Zane Kinkade, Bernard Bilis

Karma Sandwich

Inspired by

June 2016


54



totally fooling sans shuffle \n four piles cut to, top cards of three piles total to number of fourth pile, selection on bottom of this pile, then the three numbers used to count to three mates of selection \n david solomon \n totally fooling \n simon aronson
2018
solomon's secrets
David Solomon

Totally Fooling Sans Shuffle

Inspired by

2018


131



the strange triple coincidence \n two cards total amount of cut cards, black cards value matches amount of black cards in cut pile and same with red cards, black cards have different backs \n pepe lirrojo
2019
some different stuff
Pepe Lirrojo

The Strange Triple Coincidence

2019


7



bongo alley \n  dealing with it
kind of packet version of shuffle bored, predicted with other cards except the final kickercard \n john bannon
2023
genii
John Bannon

Bongo Alley

June 2023


56



the cut it out stack \n three phase routine
 secret number of cards counted down, performer produces a card of the same value
 spectator cuts to and remembers the top card, performer divines it
 card chosen, performer produces two cards that correspond to suit and value of selection
with alternate handling \n adam hudson
2023
the hermit
Adam Hudson

The Cut It Out Stack

Apr. 2023


758



strange concordance 23332 \n spectator says stop during running cut, then two cards chosen, their values are used as digits and tell how many cards are cut off, then digits are reversed and the number of cards changes to match, setup available from mnemonica stack \n tomás giammarco
2023
the hermit
Tomás Giammarco

Strange Concordance 23332

June 2023


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fluke or fortuity? \n  exhumations (jon racherbaumer)
two cards are placed aside, spectator cuts off some cards, spectator says stop during running cut for a further packet, all have the same number, faro \n dani daortiz
2024
genii
Dani DaOrtiz

Fluke or Fortuity?

Mar. 2024


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