the capital q\nback-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack\n unknown\nthe capital q\n unknown
1889
tricks with cards
Unknown

The Capital Q

back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack

the capital q\nback-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack\n unknown\nthe capital q\n unknown\nq-tip\nmichael weber\ncross roads\nkarl fulves\ntale of the q\ntony bartolotta
1890
more magic
Unknown

The Capital Q

back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack

gezwungene wahl\nmagician's choice from 32 cards and layout on table\nfriedrich w. conradi-horster\nprof. hofzinser's geheimnis\njohann nepomuk hofzinser\ndas wiederfinden zweier karten\n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster

Gezwungene Wahl

magician's choice from 32 cards and layout on table

simple deal force\nbottom cards are force card, dealt into two piles, top cards are now force cards\njames j. moren
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries James J. Moren

Simple Deal Force

bottom cards are force card, dealt into two piles, top cards are now force cards

single card wonder prediction\nspectator shuffles deck, names number and card at that position is predicted, re-deal force\nralph w. hull
1932
"eye-openers" Ralph W. Hull

Single Card Wonder Prediction

spectator shuffles deck, names number and card at that position is predicted, re-deal force

free force\nforcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction\nronald b. edwards\nthe back room\nbruce elliott
1944
the phoenix 51-100 Ronald B. Edwards

Free Force

forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction

sympathetic aces\nno. 19, ten-twenty force to locate all four aces one by one, minor variation included to locate royal flush\njohn scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks John Scarne

Sympathetic Aces

No. 19, Ten-Twenty Force to locate all four Aces one by one, minor variation included to locate Royal Flush

the photographic match\nno. 36, card is selected, match is lit and when extinguished, name of card appears on head of match\nrussell swann\nthe spirit match\njohn c. holoubeck
1950
scarne on card tricks Russell Swann

The Photographic Match

No. 36, Card is selected, match is lit and when extinguished, name of card appears on head of match

the magic of manhattan\ncut the deck into two piles, one pile is counted, the two digits in the number of cards is added together to get a single digit, count down to that number in that pile to find selection, the phrase the magic of manhattan is spelled to find selection\nbill nord
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery Bill Nord

The Magic of Manhattan

Cut the deck into two piles, one pile is counted, the two digits in the number of cards is added together to get a single digit, count down to that number in that pile to find selection, the phrase THE MAGIC OF MANHATTAN is spelled to find selection

as a force\ncard is selected and shuffled in deck, spectator should now also remember card next to his selection which is forced and can have different back\nkarl fulves
1970
faro & riffle technique Karl Fulves

As A Force

card is selected and shuffled in deck, spectator should now also remember card next to his selection which is forced and can have different back

cosmic computer\nthree cards are selected and its values completed to a total of ten, card at sum of three cards is revealed\nstephen a. sparks
1970
the compleat magick - volume 1 Stephen A. Sparks

Cosmic Computer

three cards are selected and its values completed to a total of ten, card at sum of three cards is revealed

hex squared\n4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "eddie" cowles and karl fulves\nkarl fulves\nforced march\nsam schwartz\nhex squared\nkarl fulves\nthe square ring\nsam schwartz\nkarl fulves\nhex squared\nkarl fulves\nintroduction\nkarl fulves\nhex in color\njohn j. beck iii\njohn a. beck
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 Karl Fulves

Hex Squared

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "Eddie" Cowles and Karl Fulves

21 force\nshown to garcia by marconick, credited to marlo in reference\n unknown\nmillion dollar card secrets\njon racherbaumer\n various\nfrank garcia\nwheel and deal\nsteve pressley
1972
million dollar card secrets
Unknown

21 Force

shown to Garcia by Marconick, credited to Marlo in reference

follow-up\ntwenty cards used to write esp, number named and card is only odd-colored card, nine force\nsteve spillman\nflannel-board\njohn a. novak
1972
the compleat magick - volume i Steve Spillman

Follow-Up

twenty cards used to write ESP, number named and card is only odd-colored card, nine force

amazing prediction\ntwo cards, some dealing and counting\ndai vernon\nharry lorayne\nbruce cervon
1973
rim shots Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Bruce Cervon

flannel-board\nsame routine as spillmanns on flannel board and with white cards\njohn a. novak\nfollow-up\nsteve spillman
1973
the compleat magick - volume i John A. Novak

Flannel-Board

same routine as Spillmanns on flannel board and with white cards

towering prediction\ncards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorder\nstephen minch\nstacks\nthomas alan waters\ntowering prediction\nstephen minch
1974
the book of thoth Stephen Minch

Towering Prediction

cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from a tape recorder

fortunes of a wise fool\nbased on an idea by ed mellon, matrix force\nstephen minch\ndays of force\nmel stover\nquintasense\nthomas alan waters
1974
the book of thoth Stephen Minch

they match!\nesp deck, forcing three cards\nlarry becker\neuropean aces\narturo de ascanio\ngeorge schindler\nfrank garcia\nmatched!\nnorth bigbee
1974
the compleat magick - volume ii Larry Becker

the kruskal principle\nalso with two deck, described by martin gardner, see p. 985 for references to ibidem\nmartin d. kruskal
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 Martin D. Kruskal

The Kruskal Principle

also with two deck, described by Martin Gardner, see p. 985 for references to Ibidem

lucky 13\nprime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains\ngeorge sands\nprime time\ngeorge sands\nreverse bank nite\ngeorge sands\nprime choice - e.s.p.\ngeorge sands\nprime choice\ngeorge sands\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands\nthe eliminator\nnick trost\nstebbins clock\nkarl fulves\npateo variation\nkarl fulves\nprime force\ngeorge sands\ncard roulette\nkarl fulves\nlucky 13 force\ngeorge sands
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 George Sands

Lucky 13

prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains

prime time\nall clubs in packet, counting procedure, king always remains\ngeorge sands\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 George Sands

Prime Time

all clubs in packet, counting procedure, King always remains

prime choice\n"two tricks"
packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure\ngeorge sands\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands\nprime choice\ndr. jacob daley\ngeorge sands
1978
the chronicles George Sands

Prime Choice

"Two Tricks"
packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure

numerology card in wallet\nprediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of al koran's "five-star miracle card"\nthomas alan waters\ncard in wallet\nrobert siepielski\nsymbolic\nlarry becker
1978
the compleat magick - volume iii Thomas Alan Waters

Numerology Card in Wallet

prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"

a prediction "pathway"\nmathematical dealing thing in which spectator sorts red and blacks to force himself a card\nharry lorayne
1979
quantum leaps Harry Lorayne

A Prediction "Pathway"

mathematical dealing thing in which spectator sorts red and blacks to force himself a card

symbolic\ncards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force\nlarry becker\nphil goldstein's "australien packets" in "the linking ring" 1978.\nnumerology card in wallet\nthomas alan waters
1979
the best of larry becker's world of super mentalism book ii Larry Becker

Symbolic

cards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force

Inspired by

Phil Goldstein's "Australien Packets" in "The Linking Ring" 1978.

hex squared\n4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card\nkarl fulves\nhex squared\nkarl fulves
1980
curioser Karl Fulves

Hex Squared

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card

forced march\n4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card\nsam schwartz\nhex squared\nkarl fulves
1980
curioser Sam Schwartz

Forced March

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card

the square ring\n4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions\nsam schwartz\nkarl fulves\nhex squared\nkarl fulves\nthe square ring\nkarl fulves\nsam schwartz
1980
curioser Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves

The Square Ring

4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions

mother goose force\nto force a page, based on the miraskill idea\nbob hummer\nmartin gardner's "mother goose mystery"
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets Bob Hummer

quintasense\nsome tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards\nthomas alan waters\nstephen minch's "book of thoth" p.41.\ndays of force\nmel stover\nfortunes of a wise fool\nstephen minch
1982
mind, myth & magick Thomas Alan Waters

Quintasense

some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cards

spectator finds your card\nspectator deals cards and again in two piles, suit and value of top cards combine to performer's selection, re-deal force\n unknown\nthe spectator does a trick\nal leech
1982
simple yet effective tricks with cards
Unknown

Spectator finds your Card

spectator deals cards and again in two piles, suit and value of top cards combine to performer's selection, re-deal force

the strange 20 card coincidence\nsome cards dealt, dealt packets, selection and prediction make up a royal flush\njohn f. mendoza
1983
the mendoza portfolio no. 1 John F. Mendoza

The Strange 20 Card Coincidence

some cards dealt, dealt packets, selection and prediction make up a royal flush

prime choice\nno. 31, packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure\ndr. jacob daley\ngeorge sands\nprime choice\ngeorge sands
1983
self-working number magic Dr. Jacob Daley, George Sands

Prime Choice

No. 31, packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure

lucky 13\nno. 32, prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains\ngeorge sands\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands
1983
self-working number magic George Sands

Lucky 13

No. 32, prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains

hex squared\nno. 65, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card\nkarl fulves\nhex squared\nkarl fulves
1984
more self-working card tricks Karl Fulves

Hex Squared

No. 65, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card

the square ring\nno. 66, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions\nkarl fulves\nsam schwartz\nthe square ring\nsam schwartz\nkarl fulves
1984
more self-working card tricks Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz

The Square Ring

No. 66, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructions

miscellaneous forces\n- forcing four cards with (re)dealing
- odd-even number of things to force one of two spectators (matches or corners of newspaper)\n unknown
1985
the fred braue notebooks
Unknown

Miscellaneous Forces

- forcing four cards with (re)dealing
- odd-even number of things to force one of two spectators (matches or corners of newspaper)

three pile prediction\ncounting and piles to force ninth card from top (1944)
- as a location\nfrederick braue
1985
the fred braue notebooks Frederick Braue

Three Pile Prediction

counting and piles to force ninth card from top (1944)
- As a Location

the rendezvous force\nmathematical force, penelope's principle with klondike instead of faro shuffle\ndai vernon\nalex elmsley\nunknown quantity\ngene finnell\nthe rendezvous force\ndai vernon\nalex elmsley
1987
magical arts journal Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley

The Rendezvous Force

mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffle

towering prediction\ncards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from written scroll\nstephen minch\ntowering prediction\nstephen minch
1987
the three faces of steve Stephen Minch

Towering Prediction

cards are laid out and spectator follows instruction from written scroll

pentacle force\nforcing a ten to ace value on spectator, tsunami principle\nbob farmer\n"16-foot tsunami"\njas jakutsch\nbob farmer\npentacle force\nbob farmer\nbefore the thought\nryan schlutz
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

Pentacle Force

forcing a Ten to Ace value on spectator, Tsunami principle

high card force\nfive spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced\nbob farmer\nhigh card force\nbob farmer
1987/1988
tsunami Bob Farmer

High Card Force

five spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced

the rendezvous force\nmathematical force, penelope's principle with klondike instead of faro shuffle\ndai vernon\nalex elmsley\nthe rendezvous force\ndai vernon\nalex elmsley\npact man\nkarl fulves
1988
the vernon chronicles - volume 2 Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley

The Rendezvous Force

mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffle

twenty-twenty\nspectator deal pile into three packets and pockets top cards, they are divined\nkarl fulves
1989
easy-to-do card tricks for children Karl Fulves

Twenty-Twenty

spectator deal pile into three packets and pockets top cards, they are divined

a fortune\nspectator cuts off packet and then counts down to make a selection (10-20 handling), value is looked up on chart and spectator loses\nkarl fulves
1989
easy-to-do card tricks for children Karl Fulves

A Fortune

spectator cuts off packet and then counts down to make a selection (10-20 handling), value is looked up on chart and spectator loses

junk bonds\nforcing one pile out of a few, for ace assembly, using spelling\nmel bennett\n"so nero" (stewart james, ibidem #5)\n"charm bracelet" (allan slaight, new pentagram, oct. 1987)
1994
rigmarole Mel Bennett

Junk Bonds

forcing one pile out of a few, for Ace assembly, using spelling

Inspired by

"So Nero" (Stewart James, Ibidem #5)

"Charm Bracelet" (Allan Slaight, New Pentagram, Oct. 1987)

wheel and deal\ncard is predicted in form of mates and by adding values cards position is found\nsteve pressley\n21 force\n unknown
1995
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 2 Steve Pressley

Wheel and Deal

card is predicted in form of mates and by adding values cards position is found

location, location, location\nthree spectators cut some cards and chose a card, amount and selections are predicted and located, 9-force\nsteve beam\nvan osdol's "number trick" in rufus steele's "50 tricks you can do"\nprime location\nsteve beam
1995
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 2 Steve Beam

Location, Location, Location

three spectators cut some cards and chose a card, amount and selections are predicted and located, 9-force

Inspired by

Van Osdol's "Number Trick" in Rufus Steele's "50 Tricks You Can Do"

"lucky 13" force\nusing a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by mitsunobu matsuyama\ngeorge sands\nmitsunobu matsuyama
1997
the card magic of nick trost George Sands, Mitsunobu Matsuyama

"Lucky 13" Force

Using a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by Mitsunobu Matsuyama

prime number packet principle\npacket of cards with prime number of cards, think of any integer n, flip over every nth card in succession, forces the remaining card\ngeorge sands
1997
effortless card magic George Sands

Prime Number Packet Principle

Packet of cards with prime number of cards, think of any integer n, flip over every nth card in succession, forces the remaining card

stebbins clock\nclock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forced\nkarl fulves\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands\nchronometer cards\nmitsunobu matsuyama\nmartin gardner\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1998
the fine print Karl Fulves

Stebbins Clock

clock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forced

a card force\n"dot com - tricks and stunts with numbers"
ace through nine in row on table, some cards eliminated, rest added, total divided by six and counted from either end, variations on this force\nkarl fulves\nmel bennett\nlesson in larceny\nroy walton\nwould i lie to you?\nkarl fulves\ncolorific\nfelix greenfield\ninformant\nkarl fulves
1998
the fine print Karl Fulves, Mel Bennett

A Card Force

"Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
Ace through Nine in row on table, some cards eliminated, rest added, total divided by six and counted from either end, variations on this force

pateo variation\nforce done by two spectators, magician's choice on final decision\nkarl fulves\npateo (roy baker, baker's bonanza, p. 38)\nlucky 13\ngeorge sands
2000
lost vampire secrets Karl Fulves

PATEO Variation

force done by two spectators, magician's choice on final decision

petal force\nto force a card from aces and twos\nmitsunobu matsuyama\nkarl fulves
2001
my best self-working card tricks Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Karl Fulves

voodoo clue\nno. 29, card chosen by dealing two piles from seventeen-card packet and moving cards from top to bottom according to an eight and nine removed by performer, card arrived at predicted\nkarl fulves\nstewart james
2001
my best self-working card tricks Karl Fulves, Stewart James

Voodoo Clue

No. 29, card chosen by dealing two piles from seventeen-card packet and moving cards from top to bottom according to an Eight and Nine removed by performer, card arrived at predicted

mm force\nmore on the working of mitsunobu matsuyama's petal force\nkarl fulves\n"in the code" (discoverie #4)\n"4'wave" (aldo colombini, discoverie #5)
2001
latter day secrets Karl Fulves

MM Force

more on the working of Mitsunobu Matsuyama's petal force

the five card mix\nforcing a card from 5, see also george sands "prime time"\njim steinmeyer\ngeorge sands
2002
impuzzibilities Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands

The Five Card Mix

forcing a card from 5, see also George Sands "Prime Time"

unknown numbers\ncard named, performer upjogs three cards and loses them again, card chosen by counting to two named numbers, named card and its mate found\nkarl fulves\n"coincidence or what" (stuart judah)\nfourth down\nallan slaight\nshock spell\nfather cyprian
2002
latter day secrets Karl Fulves

Unknown Numbers

card named, performer upjogs three cards and loses them again, card chosen by counting to two named numbers, named card and its mate found

one rule of matrix poker\nsixteen card matrix, cards chosen, they're predicted\nalan wakeling\njim steinmeyer
2003
artificial conclusions Alan Wakeling, Jim Steinmeyer

five cards on the march\nmathematical spelling trick with row of five coins, based on stewart james "stranger in a strange land"\njim steinmeyer\nstewart james\na bird in the hand\nsteve mayhew
2006
further impuzzibilities Jim Steinmeyer, Stewart James

Five Cards on the March

mathematical spelling trick with row of five coins, based on Stewart James "Stranger in a Strange Land"

the couple's lucky number\ntwo cards are forced via number procedures\nnick trost\ntom craven
2008
subtle card creations - volume 1 Nick Trost, Tom Craven

illusive card\nspectator names one of nine random cards and puts them in a row, pateo variation in which three cards are pushed forward every time\nkarl fulves
2010
prolix Karl Fulves

Illusive Card

spectator names one of nine random cards and puts them in a row, PATEO variation in which three cards are pushed forward every time

the irresistible force\nfrom three cards (six, seven, queen) the seven is forced via counting procedure\njim steinmeyer
2015
devilish impuzzibilities Jim Steinmeyer

The Irresistible Force

from three cards (Six, Seven, Queen) the Seven is forced via counting procedure

wheel force\nelimination force from five objects starting with the one selected by a spectator.\nrobert e. neale
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Robert E. Neale

Wheel Force

Elimination force from five objects starting with the one selected by a spectator.

sweet spot\nrange force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

Sweet Spot

Range Force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.

small prize winner\nrange force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

Small Prize Winner

Range Force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.

nuclear force\nrange force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.\nsteve beam\nnew-and-clear force\njon racherbaumer
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

Nuclear Force

Range Force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.

ranger school\nseveral versions of a range force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

Ranger School

Several versions of a range force where spectator makes all the choices to arrive at force card.

predicting the past\nroutine where the magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience.\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

Predicting the Past

Routine where the magician predicts a card to be freely chosen by a member of the audience.

blankety blank\nblank (both sides) deck used to create a playing card. that card is removed from the pocket and it appears (prints) in the deck.\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

Blankety Blank

Blank (both sides) deck used to create a playing card. That card is removed from the pocket and it appears (prints) in the deck.

one in a bazillion\nsince magician claims he didn't bring any cards, a card is constructed in the mind of a volunteer. it is shown reversed in a pictured spread of playing cards, and then removed from magician's pocket.\nsteve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks - volume 10 Steve Beam

One in a Bazillion

Since magician claims he didn't bring any cards, a card is constructed in the mind of a volunteer. It is shown reversed in a pictured spread of playing cards, and then removed from magician's pocket.

cadd force\ncut-and-deal-down force, spectator cuts off a pile and deals the rest into x piles, the top cards are forced\nbob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier Bob Farmer

CADD Force

Cut-and-Deal-Down Force, spectator cuts off a pile and deals the rest into x piles, the top cards are forced

deal force\nwith small numbers that are named\nroberto giobbi\nanthony norman\n"basic card technique" (anthony norman, 1948)
2016
hidden agenda Roberto Giobbi, Anthony Norman

new-and-clear force\nace-through-king set-up, card chosen by first chosen value then suit, card not really forced but under control\njon racherbaumer\n"variation: beam’s artificial nuclear force" (david solomon, solomon's bulletin #81, jan. 2016\nnuclear force\nsteve beam
2016
facsimile Jon Racherbaumer

New-and-Clear Force

Ace-through-King set-up, card chosen by first chosen value then suit, card not really forced but under control

pentacle force\nforcing a ten to ace value on spectator, see also p. 89\nbob farmer\npentacle force\nbob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

Pentacle Force

forcing a Ten to Ace value on spectator, see also p. 89

high card force\nfive spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced\nbob farmer\nhigh card force\nbob farmer
2017
the bammo tarodiction toolbox Bob Farmer

High Card Force

five spectators remove cards from portions of the deck, then another spectator the highest one of those, card is forced

pentacle force\napplied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card\nbob farmer
2017
the bammo gaffus maximus Bob Farmer

Pentacle Force

applied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card