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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37)
Eddie Joseph The Magician and the Bridge Fiend deck shuffled face-up/face-down several time with slop shuffles, sorted behind back by performer, then bridge deal of one suit
Related to 1951 17
Edward Marlo A Matching Routine stay stack routine with six phases
Variations 1964 31
Harry Lorayne Pseudo Memory #2 apparently order of shuffled deck is remembered, position of cut-to card is named
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1965 65
Edward Marlo Block Control Bottom Deal
Variations 1967
Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale)
Al Koran Double Deal dealing five people the same cards, set up, twenty-five duplicates, siamesa
Related toVariations 1968 119
Roy Walton The Abacus Card Trick four cards chosen, gray code on one way backs
Related toVariations 1970
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement)
Karl Fulves Reconstruction performer gives deck several honest riffle shuffles, then spectator remembers card and its position, then several more honest riffle shuffles, position named and card found, interesting (also in Ibidem)
Related toVariations 1973 83
Burling Hull An Experiment in the Science of Impossibility two spectators reverse a deck each under cover of a cloth attached to their jackets, they are the same and match a reversed card in a third deck, double facer deck
Related to 1976 55
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peeling
Related to 1978 7
Christian Scherer Scherer Poker Deal with Scherer's glued stack principle
Related to 1982 27
Darwin Ortiz The Ultimate Card Shark ending in New Pack Order
Inspired byVariations 1988 73
Edward Marlo The Matching Miracle pokerhand duplication from another deck, decks in reverse order
  • With Two Sealed Deck
  • For Stay-Stackers
  • For Memory Experts (only one deck)
  • For Card Cullers
  • Added Note
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, July 1966
1988 246
Jay Sankey "#*@!" folded paper clipped card turns out to be later signed selection
Related toVariations 1990 36
Alex Elmsley Arith-Mate-Ic some cards are cut, rest is cut into two piles, number of cut-off cards determines coincidence in two tabled packets
Variations 1991 328
Hiroyuki Sakai Band On the Run rubber band around deck disappears and is found around selection, see p. 760 for credit information
Inspired byRelated to 1991 722
Darwin Ortiz Mr. Lucky spectator chooses all the cards in play
Related toVariations 1995 167
Angelo Carbone Out of Order four cards riveted together, center two cards exchange, examinable
  • Effect
  • What you receive
  • How it works
  • Set up
  • Performance
Related toVariations 1995 1
Chad Long The Shuffling Lesson spectator shuffles and cuts and turns over
Related toVariations 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Astonishing Friends)
Pit Hartling Chaos Cut false running-cut with slip cut
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 115
Roberto Giobbi Dad Stevens, King of the Card Cheats a King is controlled, then all four Kings appear
Variations 1998 657
Guy Hollingworth Methods of controlling & palming. One multiple cards, all-around square-up cover
VariationsAlso published here 1999 133
Guy Hollingworth A Gambling Routine ends in New Deck Order, for an idea see also p. 28 of Behr reference
Related toAlso published here 1999 181
Pit Hartling Master of the Mess cards shuffled by spectator, using faro, two phase routine with location in first part
Related to 2003 18
Dai Vernon A Revelation spectator reverses four cards behind his back, all turn out to be Aces, apparently a key card location trick is explained, SBS deck
Related to 2006
Prolix (Issue 1)
Denis Behr Acknowledgments
2007 5
Denis Behr Introduction
2007 12
Denis Behr Brute Force Opening card changes into selection and back, selection from case
2007 14
Denis Behr Double Lift Management
2007 15
Denis Behr Plop named four-of-a-kind penetrates card case
Related to 2007 20
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling The Culling Procedure bringing any named four-of-a-kind to bottom in face-down deck, memorized deck
2007 20
Denis Behr A Trick for Allen Kennedy clean two-phase center deal demo, double facers, see also page 46
Related to 2007 27
Denis Behr Magic Monthly named four-of-a-kind is produced and transforms into second named quartet
2007 33
Denis Behr Finding the Way Home essay on stacked deck strategies and management
  • Possible strategies for rearranging cards systematically
Related to 2007 41
Denis Behr "The Tantalizer" to Stack using "The Tantalizer" in conjunction with a stack, see also page 47:
  • Way into "The Tantalizer"
Related toVariations 2007 43
Denis Behr Faro and Anti-Faro Combination
2007 50
Denis Behr Packet Trick looks like it messes up the order, memorized deck
2007 51
Denis Behr Red-Black Division into Stack going from red/black separated stack into Tamariz Stack, faros
2007 53
Denis Behr, Erhard Liebenow Liebenow's Card Peeling location effect with faro flourish, applying stack
  • In-the-Hands Way
  • Home Match
Related to 2007 55
Denis Behr A Gambling Demonstration Aces produced, named royal flush dealt, new pack order
Variations 2007 62
Denis Behr Oil & Water 3&3, deck separation as climax
2007 66
Denis Behr Oil & Water Finale cards separate even though they are pinned together with brass fastener, gaffed
Inspired by 2007 76
Denis Behr Gray Matters three selections, fair conditions, gray code
Related to 2007 84
Denis Behr No-Question Fishing getting red-black information
2007 87
Denis Behr Epilogue on educated audiences
2007 90
Denis Behr Bibliography
2007 92
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Handcrafted Card Magic by Denis Behr Sep. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9)
Pit Hartling Ases el Orden four Ace production, with shuffle elements, being in a certain order at the end, Finding way home procedure
  • Acrobatic Aces
  • Gun Trick
  • Liebenow Card Peeling
Related to 2010
El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 14)
Denis Behr Acknowledgments
2011 5
Denis Behr Introduction
2011 10
Denis Behr The Green Card folded odd-backed card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byVariations 2011 12
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Two More Tricks for Allen Kennedy - The First Routine with variation
Also published here 2011 20
Denis Behr Two More Tricks for Allen Kennedy - The Second Routine
2011 26
Denis Behr Home Again further thoughts on "Finding the Way Home" and how to apply it to techniques
Related to 2011 29
Denis Behr Chaotic Chaos Cut running cut from hand to table
Inspired byVariations 2011 30
Denis Behr The Plop Replacement replacing multiple cards into a stacked deck
Related to 2011 33
Denis Behr Chad Long's "Shuffling Lesson" into a Partial Stack to end in half stack
Inspired by 2011 36
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Messy - The Director's Shuffle triumph using faros, can end in full stack
  • With a Stack
Related toAlso published here 2011 39
Denis Behr Stop It spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more
VariationsAlso published here 2011 48
Denis Behr Further Thoughts on the Half Forcing Deck
2011 53
Denis Behr Shuffled ACAAN handling of two-deck version in which the spectator can shuffle his deck
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2011 55
Denis Behr A Palm-to-Palm Transfer classic right to classic left
2011 60
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"
Related to 2011 63
Denis Behr, José Carroll Suit Surprise with credit information on the plot
Inspired by 2011 65
Denis Behr Herbert - The Trained Rubber Band rubber band around deck disappears and is found around selection, repeat with named card
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2011 76
Denis Behr Epilogue on "why magic"?
2011 88
Denis Behr Bibliography
2011 90
Denis Behr, Alexander de Cova Die Grüne Karte folded odd-backed card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired by 2011 5
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Handcrafted Card Magic Volume 2 by Denis Behr July 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 7)
Denis Behr Introduction
2011 3
Denis Behr Eight Cards Ahead handling of two-deck version in which the spectator can shuffle his deck
Also published here 2011 4
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Messy triumph using faros, can end in full stack
  • With a Stack
Also published here 2011 10
Denis Behr Stopping Again spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more
Also published here 2011 15
Denis Behr, Friedrich Roitzsch Lie Detector red/black lie detected by phone app
Inspired by 2013 12
Alberto de Figueiredo Behr Para Creer spectator stops dealing at predicted card, repeated twice more, impromptu version
Inspired by 2013 41
Jan Logemann Rubber-Behr (Gummi-Behr)
one of two rubber bands vanish, two selections made, rubber band finds first one, banded card then changes into thought-of second one
Inspired by 2013 7
Michael Lam 草泥马机率 (WTF Possibility) Tantalizer with deck in new deck order as finale
Inspired by 2014 21
Joaquín Matas Combinando los McDonalds con el Suit Apparition combination of McDonalds and Suit Apparition, essay on how to stack the deck so one leads into the other
Related to 2014 157
Alexander de Cova Denis Behr comment about his Green Card routine
Apr. 2014 562
Denis Behr Finger Count Strategy counting cards with fingers while listening to spectator reading them off
Also published here 2015 7
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling Beer, Card Tricks and Orange Juice: Denis and Pit Think Out Loud
Related to Winter 2015
Quarterly (Issue 1)
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling Card Tricks, Beer and Orange Juice: Denis and Pit Think Out Loud
Spring 2015
Quarterly (Issue 2)
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling Card Tricks, Beer and Orange Juice: Denis and Pit Think Out Loud
Related to Summer 2015
Quarterly (Issue 3)
Denis Behr Stay Stack Finale deck mates itself without a move
Related to Summer 2015
Quarterly (Issue 3)
Helder Guimarães The Other Side of Playing Cards using playing cards for magic
Related to 2015 29
Denis Behr, Alex Elmsley Mathe-Mate-Ics In a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. The magician cuts the remainder in two. Dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. This is repeated two times.
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 124
Andi Gladwin Undo Cut running cut from hand to table with spread handling
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 8)
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling Card Tricks, Beer and Orange Juice: Denis and Pit Think Out Loud
Summer 2016
Quarterly (Issue 4)
Denis Behr Mr. Luckiest spectator shuffles, yet winning hand is dealt, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Summer 2016
Quarterly (Issue 4)
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Quartets controlling named four-of-a-kind in memorized deck
Related to 2016 116
Denis Behr Plop Replacement replacing multiple cards into a stacked deck
Related to 2016 136
Denis Behr Fake Back-Pocket Placement
2016 163
Denis Behr Simon Pierro: The Magic of a Digital Native
July 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 7)
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling Card Tricks, Beer and Orange Juice: Denis and Pit Think Out Loud on improvisation, mistakes, Fulves, publishing
Winter 2017
Quarterly (Issue 5)
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 selection
Inspired by
  • Max Maven effect
Winter 2017
Quarterly (Issue 5)
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Memory Maven Variation method variation of Pit Hartling's effect
Inspired by Winter 2017
Quarterly (Issue 5)
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling Multiple Out Revelations strategies to locate a card if you know it's one of a few
Winter 2017
Quarterly (Issue 5)
Ryan Schlutz Flow vs. Sequential on performing several tricks in a flow
Related toAlso published here 2017 23
Denis Behr, "Magic" Christian Stelzel The Literature many references
2017 163
Michał Kociołek Middle pseudo center deal, double-facer
Related to 2017 15
Bob Farmer Tarodiction Tantalizer shuffled deck ends up in new deck order after some face-down dealing during a card location
Related to 2017 1
Asi Wind S.A.C.A.A.N. thirteen-card set-up
Inspired byVariations 2018 51
Denis Behr Acknowledgements
2018 5
Denis Behr Introduction
2018 10
Denis Behr Routined Arith-Mate-ic packet cut off and counted, rest is cut into two piles, number counted down in both piles and mates show up, three phases
  • Set-Up from Tamariz Stack
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 12
Denis Behr Extended Gambling Demonstration multi-phase routine, named four-of-a-kind is riffle-culled, then riffle-stacked, then a bridge deal into new deck order
Inspired by 2018 19
Denis Behr Mating Season
  • Phase One - Poker-Hand Duplication
  • Phase Two - Speed Mating
  • Phase Three - All at Once
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 2018 29
Denis Behr Getting into Power Stack from Tamariz Stack
2018 39
Denis Behr The Dark Force spectator reverses any card below table, forced
Related to 2018 41
Denis Behr On the Bottom Deal with two methods to get into position
Inspired by 2018 45
Denis Behr Mr. Luckiest spectator shuffles, yet the performer receives the four Aces, spectator shuffles again and deals himself, yet the performer receives a Royal Flush
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 49
Denis Behr Managing the Palm on holding out while the spectators are shuffling
2018 55
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 2018 59
Denis Behr The More the Merrier multiple selection routine strategy in which the spectators shuffle their cards in themselves
Also published here
  • MAGIC, April 2013
2018 68
Denis Behr Haunted Herbert haunted deck into three directions, ends relatively clean
  • Tabled Handling
  • In-the-Hands Handling
Inspired by
  • "The Haunted Pack" (Edward Victor, Further Magic of the Hands, 1946)
Related to
2018 74
Denis Behr Epilogue
2018 88
Denis Behr Bibliography
2018 90
Jason Ladanye Ladanye's Ultimate Triumph handling of Marlo's faro triumph, four selections, no credits
Related to 2018 131
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) Magic on Tap by Denis Behr July 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7)
John Lovick (reviewer) Handcrafted Card Magic, Volume 3 by Denis Behr Oct. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 10)
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Lorenz Who? - An Adulation
2019 9
Helder Guimarães Synchronicity "An Act of Pure Luck"
  • First and Second Phase: spectator and performer each select a card from half the deck and find each other's cards, spectator via Tantalizer
  • Third Phase: cards at chosen position in both halves match, then whole deck is mated
Inspired by 2019 432
Patrick G. Redford Redford Quartets Quartets for Redford Stack
Related to 2019 151
Andi Gladwin Undo Cut running cut from hand to table with spread handling
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2020 109
Jimmy Ichihana Short Cut To Winning Go Fish mates to the cards from a six-card poker hand are found by performer, first two single cards, then rest via Biological Shuffle by Paul Harris
Inspired by June 2022
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part One)
Denis Behr Paarungszeit
  • Phase 1 - Pokerblätter-Duplizieren
  • Phase 2 - Schnell-Paarung
  • Phase 3 - Und Jetzt Alle
Also published here 2022 16
Denis Behr Expertalk: Denis Behr on the Delayed TFC-Steal typo "TPC Steal", card inserted, deck spread on table, then picked up and all-around square-up steal
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2004
2022 273
Denis Behr Bluffing Your Way Through one coin penetrates table twice, also as phase in four-coin routine
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2007
  • Magische Welt, Vol. 55 No. 5, 2006
2022 678
Denis Behr, Pit Hartling A Center Deal Demonstration with variation
Also published here 2022 891
Friedrich Roitzsch Power Matcha after some single card matches the whole deck ends up in pairs
Inspired by 2023 43
Denis Behr Finger Count Strategy counting cards with fingers while listening to spectator reading them off
Also published here 2023 64