271 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Super-Senses / Memory
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Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position More Magic 79
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 4. fourth application, deck "shuffled" two times, then card at any position named Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon order of cards read off to medium who then directs the spectator to lay out the cards so that they end up sorted in new deck order, three methodsRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanationRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 93
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon continuation of explanation, verbal code methodRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neueste Methode, Karte zu erraten Stebbins type stack with 32 cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 92
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler card taken out, spectator reads off remaining cards, performer names missing card, clocking mod 10 but with only thirty-two cardsVariations Der moderne Kartenkünstler 100
Unknown Mnemonics Applied to Cards deck really remembered New Era Card Tricks 177
Unknown Magic versus Mnemonics thirty-two numbered slips and cards are distributed among audience, performer later recalls them, secret assistant New Era Card Tricks 61
Unknown Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst - das Spielkarten-Kunststück mnemonics for playing cards, thirty-two cards memorized by performerRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 138
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cardsRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 4
Francis King Der Kartenkünstler als Mnemotechniker apparently thirty-two-card deck memorized, position named by spectator and performer names card, three key cards memorized throughout deck and the closest one brought to correct position with passRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 100
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Applications for Edge-Marked Deck also "Magisches Kartenspiel"
locating named card in squared deck and bringing it to top or bottom, identifying removed card
Inspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Arthur Toskana Das Riesengedächtnis order of shuffled deck read to performer who can repeat it, deck switched for "memorized" deck with easy systemRelated toVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 131
Unknown Das magische Kartenspiel fully edge-marked deck, divining missing card or reversed cardRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 87
Arthur Toskana Noch einmal "Das Riesengedächtnis" clarificationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 1) 14
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Riesengedächtnis card removed and rest of deck read off for performer who then names the missing card, then number named and performer names card at that position, clocking for both value and suit mod 10 (for thirty-two cards), also clocking with fifty-two cards without modInspired byRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3) 38
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Riesengedächtnis second part of explanation, card at any position named by memorising four cards and bringing the closest one to named position by passRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 55
Hugo Schrader Mnemotechnik und Kartenkunst thirty-two spectators with number cards also take a card and read number and card off, performer memorizes everything apparently and takes the cards out in order after they have been shuffled, hidden assistant sorts a deck behind stage Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 107
Charles T. Jordan The Rolling-off-a-Log Detection No. 6, card removed is found out, unusual presentation with card rolled to tube, one suit together Thirty Card Mysteries 28
Charles T. Jordan The Suits Unscrambled No. 10, all four Royal Flushes are shuffled together, performer memorized them apparently and brings out named suit from behind back Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 21
Charles T. Jordan The Assistance Card Trick follow up to last trick, card is selected and put in pocket, performer goes through the cards once and knows the missing one, clocking mod 13 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 11
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 Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Victor Farelli The Marvellous Discovery card removed from pack while performer is not looking, yet he quickly finds two cards that denote the selection by value and suit without looking at the faces
- First Method
- Second Method ("Shades")
- Third Method (Difference in Design)
Related to Controlled Coincidence 12
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card Mental Magic with Cards 19
Billy O'Connor A Memory Feat naming any card at any number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 365
Walter B. Gibson Improved Super Memory apparently twenty selections and their positions are rememberedVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 175
Theodore Annemann Card Memory shuffled deck is memorized by performer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 211
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game arranging memorized deck stack in front of spectatorsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 402
Louis Lam Number Please a number in corner of every card, spectators name any number, performer knows the card (as memory demonstration) Watch Me Closely 25
Theodore Annemann Amazing Memory naming missing card, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
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 The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effectsRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Unknown The Up-to-Date Prophet spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck Greater Magic 289
H. Adrian Smith Mnemonics with Cards - An Outline of the System
- The Table of Fixed Ideas
- The Card List
- Association of Ideas
- Memorizing a Shuffled Pack
Greater Magic 902
H. Adrian Smith A Unique Mental Problem missing cards are named, real memoryVariations Greater Magic 906
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
Unknown Locating the Cards card at any position is named by performer,stacked Expert Card Technique 198
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination naming missing card(s), three methods The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 103) 622
Arthur Monroe Hypocritical Memory deck switch in mirror glass The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 884
Al Baker A Miracle of Memory using real memory, about thirteen cards are removed The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 238
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ribbon Spread card is hdden, spectator and performer remove a card each from the face up deck, when all cards are removed the missing card is named, as RusduckVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 314
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine" Marlo In Spades 15
Paul Curry The Whispering Jokers card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is namedRelated toVariations The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 528
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Memory Supreme gaffed methodInspired by Rough & Smooth Possibilities 9
Gus C. Boerner New Memory Stunt Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 38
Charles T. Jordan The Memory Test No. 24, Spectator removes card from previously "memorized" packet of twenty-six cards, performer able to tell which card was removed Scarne on Card Tricks 46
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rotator prop to write down the order of a shuffled deck and use it as a memorized deckRelated to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 256) 1023
Edward Marlo It's a Dilly missing card is named The Cardician 75
Edward Marlo The Chain Calculator how to calculate position of any card after faro shuffles, memorized deck Faro Notes 12
Milton Kort Gambling Expose long routine, including memory, poker face, false dealing demo, stacking demo, in the end cards vanish under a handkerchief except four acesRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 3
Hans E. Trixer Photo-Memory shuffled deck, spectator names a position and performer tells the card Card Tricks 308
James Steranko Fantasy Card Routine Chapter Thirteen
- Oneway Faces (not pointer cards, but uneven printing)
- The Division (spectator cuts to a card behind the performer's back and replaces)
- The Afterthought (selection from in-the-hands spread)
- The Bisection (two selections by cutting of small packets and remembering bottom cards)
- The Retention (fake memory demonstration, move-a-card)
- The Abstraction (one of three cards thought of, OOSOOM)
- Fantasy Notes
Steranko on Cards 93
Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon Variation of Stanyon's Limit Card reconstructing a trick by Vernon described by Stanyon, two cards removed are divined with other cards The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 32
Robert A. Nelson Mental Card Elimination one card is removed, 51 cards are shown once to spectator and he names missing card, method for value and suit Still More Miracles in Mentalism 12
Jochen Zmeck Medium partial rough-smooth, red and black alternate, then force blocks, three phases:
1. spectator says if top card is red or black, he is always right
2. spectator names position of a given card, the card is at that position
3. performer put unknown card in pocket, spectator divines it
Related to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 18
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #1 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered My Favorite Card Tricks 59
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #2 apparently order of shuffled deck is rememberedRelated toVariations My Favorite Card Tricks 65
Harry Lorayne Out of this World Memory presentation for OOTW as memory stunt Deck-Sterity 55
Tan Hock Chuan, Jochen Zmeck Das Meister-Spiel deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins or other arrangement, also for clean removal of three cards from deck out-of-hand, number force for book testAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Edward Marlo Pseudo Memory position of named card is called out, stack and faros Epilogue (Issue 4) 28
Dai Vernon A Mental Discovery apparently deck is remembered, then position of selection namedRelated to Expanded Lecture Notes 38
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #3 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered Reputation-Makers 97
Harry Lorayne Four by Four four spectators with four cards each Reputation-Makers 168
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Move-A-Card, A La Moe Reputation-Makers 88
Paul Swinford Inventory instantly naming missing card, stay stack More Faro Fantasy 25
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory -or- Location Fooler memorizing two groups, one card is displaced The Great Divide 5
Harry Lorayne Red/Black Memory memorizing the position of reds and blacks apparently The Great Divide 6
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination missing card is named The Living End 28
Simon Aronson Lie Sleuth several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 59
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 1
Jerry K. Hartman Mentalias Use of signed card to divine thought-of cardInspired by Means & Ends 64
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreathAlso published here Card Cavalcade II 90
Jack Kent Tillar The Pill! super memory presentation, memory pill, letters, numbers and order of playing cards The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 551
Jack Kent Tillar Card Memo Plus behind back, entire deck The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 553
Paul Curry The Missing Thought spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one Paul Curry Presents 71
Barrie Richardson Memorable Memory Stunt shuffled deck, someone names a position, performer instantly names the card Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 500
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm spectator moves selection from pile to pile, you tell him from where to which Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Gus Southall Instant Memory cards at three named positions are named by performer in shuffled deck Fred Braue on False Deals 38
Simon Lovell Riffle Two Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 547
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm pseudo Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 275
Terry LaGerould Pseudometry Variations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 282
Arthur Setterington Thanks for the Memory Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 655
Karl Fulves Expanded Sum clocking & faro The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 35
Karl Fulves The Rundown spectator removes card and performer divines it, basic clocking application The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 25
Karl Fulves Blocking With The Faro spectator removes card from shuffled deck, partial clocking, dated to 1960 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 41
Burton S. Sperber Mind Scam two thirds of the deck are shown, performer memorizes the cards and names cards in the third packet The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 231) 231
Ray Grismer HIP ESP - How I Practice ESP naming some cards from shuffled deck Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 891
Nathan Stark Mem-O-Rex! shuffled deck, spectator removes a card unseen, performer goes through the cards and names missing card The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 267) 1331
Karl Fulves Name-O-Quint spectator pockets any card, then any three cards, performer adds fourth card, those are read to medium in any order who then names pocketed card Parallel Lines 31
Terry LaGerould Pseud-O-Mem spectator names his card, magician its position Best of Friends 147
Larry Jennings Try To Remember out of hand selection, faro, performer knows position of card Best of Friends 504
Karl Fulves Commitment cards apparently memorized, spectator exchanged two cards and those are found Card Counting 15
Unknown To Tell The Card Drawn from Kunard's "Book of Card Tricks" (1888), mod 13 Card Counting 3
Unknown To Name a Card Drawn from a Piquet Pack from Kunard's "Book of Card Tricks" (1888), mod 10 Card Counting 3
Karl Fulves Indexed Poker spectator removes any straight flush, performer names it after looking through deck Card Counting 4
John Cornelius, Frank Garcia The Memory Expert Outdone finding missing card with card counting The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 22
Karl Fulves Digital Version spectator removes any straight flush, performer names it after looking through deck, optional edge-mark helps Card Counting 5
Charles Hopkins Hopkin's 220 System any number card thought-ofRelated to Card Counting 8
Karl Fulves Time Sharing strategy to buy time for head work in card countingInspired by Card Counting 9
Karl Fulves 3-Handed Clock strategy to buy time for head work in card counting by playing a made-up three-handed game Card Counting 11
J. W. Sarles, John Scarne An Amazing Memory card removed from half a deck is divined
- Not The Method
- How It's Done
Inspired by
  • a trick from "Scarne on Card Tricks"
Related toVariations
Card Counting 16
Karl Fulves Three Packet Memory card removed from a third of the deck is named Card Counting 22
Ken Beale Half a Headache card removed from half the deck is divined, then with other half, cards laid out on table in pattern that does card counting, also suit, parallel principle, reprinted from IbidemInspired byRelated to Card Counting 27
Satya Ranjan Roy Novel Memory Trick with Cards non-mod card counting with negative numbers, for value and suit simultaneously, reprinted from Stanyon's, with "Notes by Karl Fulves"Related to
  • "27. Another Method" (Stanyon's Magic, Vol. 13 No. 4, Jan. 1913, p. 30)
Card Counting 40
Karl Fulves SRR + Stebbins missing card named by looking only through half the shuffled deck Card Counting 41
Karl Fulves Indian Poker spectator removes any card and a four-of-a-kind from shuffled deck, performer removes mate of first card, renamed "Roy-al Poker" in 2005 edition Card Counting 44
Karl Fulves Fake Counting non-clocking method with riffle shuffled stack to name a freely removed cardRelated to Card Counting 46
Edward Marlo, Stephen Tucker It just don't add up? not really by Marlo?!, on casting out tens clocking, with pre-show application Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 306
Unknown Pseudo Memory No. 90, bluff-memorization of order of deck Self-Working Number Magic 117
Terry LaGerould Super Scam naming missing card with nice convincer Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 742
Karl Fulves Trackinback NDO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer, riffle shuffle connectionInspired by After Jordan 3
Karl Fulves Psychic Card Reading No. 95, nine cards given to spectator, he does a layout, removes a card and adds up the rest, performer with his back turned names the missing card Self-Working Number Magic 127
Larry Jennings Memoreverse apparently order is remembered, a chosen card is found reversed on the magician named position Lake Tahoe Card Magic 55
Ben Harris Memoree position of selection named after order is apparently memorized Out Of His Mind! 114
Karl Fulves Memory Mix after riffle shuffle performer memorizes order, deck dealt into two heaps, performer announces number of matching color pairs in one heapRelated to Color Capture 8
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Amperthand 1
David Regal Dave's Move-A-Card deck crimp Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 171
Bob Farmer 220 Count Location Simplified Related toAlso published here Tsunami 16
Edward Marlo As a Memory Gag spectator places Aces in deck, positions apparently memorized, "First, second, third, fourth", they are shown on top M.I.N.T. — Volume I 238
Edward Marlo Mexican with a Memory card moved from one half to another is located, apparently cards in one half remembered, using Mexican Joe CrimpRelated to M.I.N.T. — Volume I 260
Philip T. Goldstein ESPresso removed ESP card divined with other cards, binary sorting Fifth 1
Dai Vernon What's-the-Value Solitaire Related to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 215
Brother John Hamman Three Guesses unseen card placed aside, spectator chooses three wrong cards, performer names card and three cards change to mates The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 72
Steve Beam The Forgotten Trick shuffled deck behind back, number is called and card named at position The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 48) 869
Unknown The Devil's Deck edge marked deck, freely removed cards are named Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 140
Bob King Seeing is Believing performer blindfolded for full routine
Phase I: a card pocketed and another selected
Phase II: selection found at named small number
Phase III: two more cards divined, using 52-on-One and 3-1/2 gag cards
Phase IV: four Aces dealt in poker round
Phase V: pocketed card named
The Breather 2 22
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Opener stack, combination Las Vegas Kardma 100
Philip T. Goldstein Chromagnon memory demonstration of red/black order Thabbatical 121
Basil Horwitz Challenge Super Memory Test Number 1 spectator names number from one to twenty-six, performer names card The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 71
Basil Horwitz Challenge Super Memory Test Number 2 apparently memorizing the deck, able to name card after chosen position The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 81
Karl Fulves Remember This shuffled deck apparently memorized, one riffle shuffle, performer checks and then names cards at 3 different positions, "Spread Correction"Inspired by Crooked Tales 59
Meir Yedid Odd-Even Location one fair riffle shuffle, three cards removed from deck while performer's back is turned, after looking through the deck, the performer names the cardsInspired by
  • "Scan Location" (Mark Mitton)
Magical Wishes 31
Micah C. Lasher Memory Man full deck apparantly Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2509
David Malek The Instantly Memorized Deck position in shuffled deck is named and performer knows card, memory presentation The Lexicon 29
Edward Marlo Two Memory Bits - Bit Two spectator names card, performer names number, with new pack order and straddle faros Facsimile (Issue 3) 44
Unknown Mental Countdown No. 14, deck apparently memorized, spectator points to card in face-up spread and performer names its position Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 23
Karl Fulves, Bob King The Memory Expert No. 16, number thought of, card at this position remembered, cut, performer memorizes deck, new position of selection named and card at original position as well Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 27
Karl Fulves Super Count No. 13, clocking with only ten cards Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 22
Juan Tamariz, Moe Seidenstein, Jimmy Grippo A Phenomenal Memory performer apparently remembers a whole spread and thus identifies a chosen card that has been moved from its position Card College — Volume 1 145
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Connotes 2
Karl Fulves Mind Mirror No. 15, card from a third is removed after performer memorized the pile, he names missing card, key card placement after riffle shuffle Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 25
Michael Skinner The Monkey's Paw memory demonstration, memorized deck, ending in new deck order Classic Sampler 37
William P. Miesel Letters on Move A Card, Bob EcklundRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 3) 56
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations Desert Seminar Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" location FISM '97 5
Frederick Braue Three Card Mindread three spectators remove cards from deck, performer divines themRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 17
Karl Fulves A Magical Effect think stop, then in next effect the color of all cards in top third are named Combo 2
Karl Fulves Expansionism memorizing color sequence of 32 cards, but really only sixteenRelated to Combo 38
Karl Fulves Cross Checking using one-way backs to expand combo memory system to four suits or other features, challenge location application Combo 40
Karl Fulves Silent Speech memorizing sixteen cards after spectator's riffle shuffle, interlocking chains Combo 49
Karl Fulves Remote Viewing spectator shuffles cards once and deals about a third, then names a number and removes card from this position, performer names it, interlocking chains Combo 51
Karl Fulves Count Without Words "The Second Layout", blackjack memory demonstration Mutus Nomen 23
Karl Fulves Line of Thought demonstration of memorising all twelve court cardsRelated to Underworld (Issue 9) 123
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" location, in english and french Montreal Lecture Notes - Notes de Conférence 3
Ellis Stanyon Forty Cards Dealt Faces Down, to Pick Up the One Named No. 44, cards dealt in square on table, any spot card named and performer knows where it is Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 79
Ellis Stanyon To Give the Position of Any Card No. 49, calculation method for new deck order type stack Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 83
Ellis Stanyon Rapit Memorization (?) of Half the Pack No. 17, half the deck switched, order known or cue sheet Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Jas Jakutsch Super Card Memory - With a Kick ("SCAM"- With a Kick) eight people take a card and put them in their pocket, all missing cards are named and assigned to the right person, belly strippers Completely Mental - Vol. 3 4
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Card Removed from Pack of Fifty-two No. 20, casting out thirteen Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 68
Ellis Stanyon To Discover One of Two Cards Removed from Fifty-two No. 22, two cards removed, clocked, one card named by spectator, other one then known by performer Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 70
Ellis Stanyon Naming the Card Secretly Placed in a Pocket No. 18 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 91
Ellis Stanyon Special Arrangement of Whist Pack and Tricks with Same No. 6, similar to Stebbins
(a) To Discover the Top Card
(b) To Discover a Card Removed from Either of Two Portions
(c) To Discover the Bottom Card from Either Half of the Pack
(d) Reading the Whole Pack
(e) To Name Either or All of Four Cards Dealt in a Row
(f) To Discover a Card Freely Selected
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 104
Chuck Smith, Michael Skinner Mighty Memory third of deck stacked, multiple phases Tools Of The Trade 19
Jerry Mentzer Move a Card alternating one-way backs Card File Two 59
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
- Notes on the Gilbreath Principle
Also published here Card File Two 62
David Malek The Instantly Memorized Deck Revisited shuffled deck memorized, card at named position named Rebel without a Pause 42
Harry Lorayne What A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, all four-of-a-kinds together, faro
Inspired by
  • "Mexican Solitaire" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Related toVariations
Personal Collection 631
Harry Lorayne Location Divide one suit every fourth card, one card moved and located Personal Collection 587
Paul Curry The Truth-Telling Joker card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is namedRelated to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 81
David Malek Diamonds Are A Magician's Best Friends spectator removes card, magician looks through deck and names it, clocking only one suit Rebel without a Pause 10
Harry Lorayne Epitome Location, Junior packet with value zero removed, spectator pockets one card, deck combined, performer looks through and removes three-of-a-kind that matches, handling variations Personal Collection 443
Mick Ayres Speed-Reader performer apparently memorizes deck, names position of selection Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 150
David Berglas Memories are Made of This deck is memorized, entire deck named in order The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 344
Lewis Jones Move over again, Moe with drop stack type arranging of color patternInspired by
  • "Move over, Moe" (Lewis Jones, Imp Romp 2)
Ahead of the Pack 141
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Double take unknown card removed, another card chosen and placed aside, second card divined by turning over some cards in the deck of same suit, value, ... then the three mates of removed card turn overRelated to
  • "All of a Kind" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
Ahead of the Pack 71
Pit Hartling Unforgettable three phase memory routine, faroRelated toVariations Card Fictions 78
Al Baker To Perform with a Borrowed, Shuffled Pack naming card at any number in half pack, real memory The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 753
Al Baker To Tell the Name of any Card in a Borrowed, Shuffled Pack card at any position named, memorizing every fifth card The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 754
Karl Fulves Court Case memory demonstration with the twelve court cards, card located that is moved from pile to pile, tactile markings
- System Two
- System Three
- Face Value (selections reversed in court card packet, found by touch)
Related to Off The Books (Issue 3) 35
Karl Fulves The Automaton twelve court cards oujogged, performer memorizes their order at a glance, they are taken out and shuffled, performer restores them into original orderRelated to Off The Books (Issue 3) 40
Karl Fulves Memory Poker 5x5 layout of face-up card, two cards exchanged while performer is not looking, those are divined Off The Books (Issue 6) 96
Jamie Badman Mr. Memory Man missing card named by looking through the rest, then three mates found face down, they're the wrong cards but change into the right onesInspired byRelated to
  • "All of a Kind" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 113
Karl Fulves The Line Up apparent memory system for about twelve cards, move-a-card application for small packet
- The System
- A Refinement
- Line Up - The Method
- The Poison Method
Off The Books (Issue 6) 90
Karl Fulves How Dice Know card chosen, two dice thrown, selection found, then unknown card pocketed, dice divine it, Riffle Shuffle Control, partial clocking Off The Books (Issue 5) 81
Karl Fulves Missing x Two twelve court cards removed, two of them put aside unknown, performer looks at other ten, one card placed back, performer divines the missing oneRelated to Off The Books (Issue 6) 108
Steve Beam Flash Memorization apparently deck is memorized, spectator names a number and card at position is revealed by performer, Killer Count Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 63
Steven Youell Sonar Detection spectator displaces his card, performer listens to riffle and names card, with out when spectator lies Weapons of Mass Destruction 56
Steven Youell The Ultimate Weapon two decks, two spectators select one from each, performer apparently memorises the decks, names position of selections in other decks, then another removed card namedInspired by Weapons of Mass Destruction 10
Karl Fulves Still Missing spectator riffle shuffles deck, deals about twelve cards in a pile and removes one, performer divines card by looking at remainder of pile When Psychics Play Poker 29
Karl Fulves Rite Minded card moved from one half to the other, then deck assembled and card found, fast clocking Clockwork 29
Karl Fulves Kinship system for remembering suit order of packet (twelve cards), court cards dealt out in four piles to separate suitsRelated to Combo II 21
Moe Seidenstein Moe's Move A Card advertisement reprinted from Linking Ring, July 1937 Combo II 86
Karl Fulves After Moe Combo II 86
Karl Fulves Double Card Count two cards removed, still found with card counting Clockwork 72
Karl Fulves Counter Intelligence clocking location with partially divided deck Combo II 33
Karl Fulves Eminent Domain strategy in which red cards in bottom half are clocked, and black cards in top half, card moved from half to half can be identified, see also p. 73 Clockwork 32
Karl Fulves Max Moe see also p. 67Variations Clockwork 36
Karl Fulves Moe By Phone and further references for the plot Clockwork 67
Karl Fulves Blockhead card removed from a secretly pre-clocked block is divinedRelated to Card Counting (2005 edition) 16
Karl Fulves Outcast card moved from one third of deck into another is found with (apparently) memory work, clocking and partial red-black separationInspired by Card Counting (2005 edition) 28
Karl Fulves, Ken Beale Ten-Hour Day card chosen in clock-layout with mathematical method, second card removed from rest of deck, both cards are divinedInspired by Card Counting (2005 edition) 40
Karl Fulves Fake Counting non-clocking method with riffle shuffled stack to name a freely removed card, expanded text from 1982 edition includes a (corner) short card that stay next to a card during riffle shufflesRelated to Card Counting (2005 edition) 58
Karl Fulves Apex Note another full deck stack method to find out which card is missing from half a deck Card Counting (2005 edition) 63
Karl Fulves Kid Stuff finding missing card in small packet, for practicingRelated to
  • "Count Of Cards" (Fulves, Charlatan #8)
Clockwork 5
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 Displaceable U deck cut in half, both halves shuffled, spectator removes some cards of named suit and places them in box, another one from other half under box, last one is namedRelated to Clockwork 11
Karl Fulves Fractional Counts clocking used with only a known section in middle of deckRelated to Clockwork 21
Karl Fulves Third Degree two thirds are clocked, one, two or three selections can be removed or returned to different section and found Clockwork 24
Karl Fulves Suit Solution in Clocking card removed, performer removes four-of-a-kind of same value but originally removed card vanishes as it cannot be there Clockwork 25
Karl Fulves From Concentrate clocking only one color or other property Clockwork 26
Karl Fulves Thot By Proxy spectator removed queen and any card from same suit, they're divined Clockwork 35
Karl Fulves Line of Sight edge marks on twelve cards combined with card counting Clockwork 38
Karl Fulves Light Fingered two cards removed from upper and lower half of deck after riffle shuffles, performer looks through deck and names both Clockwork 40
Karl Fulves Unique Sums set-up so that two cards removed from a certain part still produce unique clocking value Clockwork 42
Karl Fulves Lettra Set two missing cards found with clocking and faro-shuffled set-up Clockwork 43
Karl Fulves Clockwork deck cut, cut in half and any card removed, performer looks through this pile and names card
- The System
- First case
- Second Case
- Third Case
Clockwork 47
Karl Fulves Royal Flush Clock spectator removes any Royal Flush card, performer quickly goes through deck and removes card from same Royal Flush Clockwork 70
Jack Avis Fake Memory Routine - Avis Handling position of selection named, very simple Rara Avis 55
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
Benjamin Earl Fingertip Memory named card instantly produced from shuffled deck Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
R. Paul Wilson Memory Can Pseudo-memory routine - performer can name three cards at three named numbers, followed by naming selection's position The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 104
Jason Alford A Cunning Odyssey Pseudo memory demonstration, match number of cards cut off by spectator, then able to find mates / four of a kind, PenelopeInspired by The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 31
Karl Fulves Erdnase Cheats memorizing short sequence of cards Word Play 10
Benjamin Earl Pseudo Moe pseudo version of Moe's Move-A-Card Seeing with Photo-Electric Eyes 16
Jon Racherbaumer Moe's 21 move-a-card with twenty-one cards 7-7-7 100
Karl Fulves Scales of Justice card pocketed from twelve-card straight is divined Word Play 32
Karl Fulves Not About Counting twelve court cards, one or two removed, performer divines them Word Play 47
Karl Fulves Moe-mentous two cards exchanged in twelve-card packetRelated to Word Play 53
Karl Fulves Maximo Inspired by Prolix (Issue 3) 154
Mark Aspiazu Mission IMPossible Pseudo-memory routine, name missing cardInspired by The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 36
Karl Fulves Missing Link card removed from twelve-card packet is divinedRelated to Word Play 51
Michael Weber Memorease Deck Memory demonstration, performer knows in which half a named card is Memorease 8
Roberto Giobbi Card Counting Demonstration card counting demonstration with small set-up Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 6) 268
Roberto Giobbi Card Counting Enhanced card counting demonstration with small set-up Secret Agenda (Issue Sep 7) 269
Steve Beam Tricycle three missing cards are named as memory demonstration, stack and interlocking chain principle Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 52
Robin Robertson As a memory demonstration Prolix (Issue 8) 555
Benjamin Earl Pseudo Moe "In a Glimpse" Gambit (Issue 2) 16
Román García Memorable deck is shuffled by spectator, one card removed, deck is memorized and every card named including missing card Nanomagias 99
Claude Impériale Bluff Counting move a card with card counting presentation and optional deck switch Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 126
Steve Beam Storage Capacity two missing cards are named, stack and interlocking chain principle Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 49
Karl Fulves Scot's Key ca. twenty cards from shuffled deck removed, spectator exchanges one with Joker and puts unknown card aside, performer deals packet face-down into four piles into suits and names removed cards Xtra Credit (Issue 5) 27
Tony Cabral The Memory Expert at the Bridge Table overhand stacking demonstration, bridge deal in which performer names all cards in one hand and saves selection for last, thirteen memorized cards set-upInspired by Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 46
Karl Fulves Jump Count Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 609
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best position of thought-of-card named, center dealing any named card, memorized deck Lessons in Card Mastery 23
Darwin Ortiz Best of the Best 2 memory demonstration, memorized deck, faroInspired by
  • "Triple Threat Memorization" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
Lessons in Card Mastery 31
Darwin Ortiz Billion Dollar Brain number of face-down cards in mess named, then actual order Lessons in Card Mastery 189
Karl Fulves Star Lite cards in two halves exchanged, found apparently by memory, Fulves's Riffle Shuffle ControlRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 648
Alan Rorrison Coffee House gag message is shown on coffee gift card after memorization routine The Blackpool Prediction 38
John Born, Jed B. Smith Slugged Memory demonstration for a game of poker, tracking a memorized slug Seeking the Bridge 91
Darwin Ortiz Double Tap two cards pocketed by spectator while back is turned, divined instantly, memorized or Si Stebbins type stackInspired by
  • "Eliminator" (Adrian Sullivan, marketed effect)
Lessons in Card Mastery 241
Jason Ladanye Bringing Down the House missing card named, four naturals after spectators-shuffle procedure Confident Deceptions 201
Joseph Barry A Two Card Location card cut to and card thought of small pile, one's position named and other card produced from pocket Reverie 6
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected oneAlso published here Reverie 24
Joseph Barry A Memory at the Card Table card chosen, deck apparently memorized, blackjack and poker hands apparently riffle stacked, rest recited and last card is selected oneAlso published here Fifty 10
Harry Lorayne Less Of A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, with non-faro ending
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Genii, December 2011
JawDroppers! 64
Michael Weber The Card Problem fairly removed card named by phoned person, strict conditions, posed as problem Operandi (Issue 1) 22
Chris Rawlins Pseudo three phase memory demonstration, first red black, then suits, then naming missing cardAlso published here Pseudo 1
Pit Hartling Memory Maven card removed and peeked at in shuffled deck, performer looks through cards and names missing card as well as position of second selectionInspired by
  • Max Maven effect
Quarterly (Issue 5 (Winter 2017)) 25
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Memory Maven Variation method variation of Pit Hartling's effectInspired by Quarterly (Issue 5 (Winter 2017)) 28
Chris Rawlins A Bonus (Pseudo Memory) three phase memory demonstration, first red black, then suits, then naming missing cardAlso published here The Event, 2017 63
Bob Farmer 220 Count Location Simplified Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 83
John Hostler Paradromic Delusion two deck, one person names a card and a number, second person selects card, performer looks through deck and names position of selection, first person finds card and number in other deckInspired byRelated to
  • "Svensk Voodoo" (Tomas Blomberg, Blomberg Laboratories, 2015)
Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 54
Denis Behr Photographic Memory - First Phase - Move-a-Card
- Second Phase - The Missing Card
- Third Phase - Half the Deck (spectator takes phone picture of order, after shuffling the order the performer can still recite it correctly)
Inspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 59
Pit Hartling Updated Handling alternatives for all three phasesInspired by Card Fictions (2018 edition) 98
Ryan Murray Ultra Memoria three cards chosen from thirds that are shuffled together by performer, apparently memorized, numbers of first two named, third selection found to be previously cased card, using Triple Faro
- Arranging the Set-up (from new deck order)
Curious Weaving 36
Asi Wind Stripper Ploy find out which card is missing with stripper deckRelated to Repertoire 116
Matt Baker Card College - First phase: magician can accurately estimate the number of cards in a packet cut off by spectator
- Second phase: magician can accurately estimate the number of cards in a packet cut off by spectator and hidden in pocket, after cards have been shuffled
- Third phase: magician can name every card in a packet previously placed inside the card box, unseen
Inspired by
  • "Blind Estimation" (Luis Otero, Cartificios, DVD)
The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 21
Matt Baker S.O.L. card selected by spectator under very stringent conditions, magician is still able to divine its identity, x-ray case The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 233