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Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 123)
496
Dai Vernon The Travelers
Variations 1950
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3)
97
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle shuffling directly under top card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1968 3
Allan Ackerman Reassembled Finale
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 79
Gianni Mattiolo Illogical Shuffle two-handed flourish cut, in-the-hands
Related toVariations Nov. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 11)
1135
William Goodwin Slap Exchange quartet distributed face up in deck changes places with another four-of-a-kind on top of deck once deck is slapped
Variations 1986 8
Dan Harlan, Mitch Williams Linking Rubber Bands
Related toVariations 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4, 5 & 6)
28
Troy Hooser Pendulum False Cut triple in the hands false cut
Nov. 1988
The Minotaur (Issue Sneak Preview)
3
Troy Hooser Count-Er Point false counting two coins as three
May 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2)
4
Troy Hooser Copper Silver Transmutation three copper coins change to silver coins, with a purse
May 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2)
6
Troy Hooser Palm Change Variation
May 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2)
7
Troy Hooser Ultimate Illogical Cut in the hands
Inspired byRelated to Dec. 1990
The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 4)
1
Bob King I'll Guess Your Weight performer cuts off same amount as spectator, then to selection
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1990 5
Chris Kenner Threefly "Chris wants to thank Jonathan Townsend for the initial inspiration for this effect."
VariationsAlso published here 1991 3
Troy Hooser Triple Debut three coins are produced, vanish and finally reappear again
June 1991
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 2)
6
Troy Hooser Hand Washing Sequence to show hands empty
June 1991
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 2)
9
Troy Hooser Cool As Ace flourish production of four Aces, one handed cuts with both hands
1991
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 3)
8
Troy Hooser Forton Pop-Out Move Variation deck in dealing position
1991
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 3)
8
Chris Kenner The Five Faces of Sybil flourish cut into five packets, retains top and bottom, similar to Hooser's "The Ultimate Illogical Cut"
Related to 1992 125
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away hanging coins variation
Related to Sep. 1992
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3)
4
Troy Hooser Coin Ditching in pocket, while opening jacket
Sep. 1992
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3)
8
Ernest Earick Jack Syna(ps)ces Jacks distributed face up in deck change places with Aces on top of deck once deck is slapped
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1993 27
Troy Hooser, Mark Tams Weight Your Turn performer cuts same amount as performer twice and eventually finds selection, faro
Inspired byRelated toVariations Mar. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1)
6
Dan Garrett, Troy Hooser Swivel Monte False Cut Variation
Mar. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1)
8
Troy Hooser Pendulum False Cut
Mar. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1)
9
Troy Hooser Touch of Brass three half Dollars change into three Chinese coins one by one
Related toVariations Sep. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3)
1
R. Paul Wilson Crowded Coins
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 26
Blair Bowling Numero Trois faro
Inspired byRelated to 1996
Facsimile (Issue 4)
8
Dad Stevens Dad Stevens' Other Shuffle no interlacing
Related toVariations 1997 57
Troy Hooser Nectar of the Cards bottle appears behind close up map
1997 1292
Troy Hooser Jokers Squared
Inspired by 1997 1331
Troy Hooser The Locker Dan Harlan's linking rubber bands, pad lock appears linked with the bands as a climax
Inspired by 1998 1395
Troy Hooser Slip Stream (a.k.a. "Nectarless")
Variations 1998 1410
Steve Beam Troy Hooser - One-Man Insert brief
1998 1454
Troy Hooser Displ-Ace Aces put on deck, vanish and distribute in deck
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 1455
Troy Hooser In the Round color change of sponge ball, two variations
1998 1456
Troy Hooser Table Flipper coins through table
1998 1457
Troy Hooser Dis-Purse three coins pushed through purse frame, one by one they disappear
1998 1460
Joel Givens Six - The Easy Way the silver coins vanish and thee Chinese coins are produced, eventually the silver coins appear again
Inspired byVariations 1998 1466
Michael Close (reviewer) The Silver Surf by Troy Hooser (written by Joshua Jay) Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
34
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Lecture 1999 by Troy Hooser Dec. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 12)
84
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Silver Surf by Troy Hooser Dec. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 12)
84
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) DesTROYers: The Superlative Magic of Troy Hooser by Troy Hooser (written by Joshua Jay) Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
83
Troy Hooser Three Fly Simplify extra coin, sliding, see Addendum reference for credit correction by Richard Kaufman
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Oct. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 2)
68
Michael Close (reviewer) DesTROYers by Troy Hooser (written by Joshua Jay) Dec. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 4)
34
Joshua Jay Addendum credit corrections
Related to Dec. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 4)
75
Andi Gladwin All Over The (Dis)Place Aces put face-up on top, they vanish and are instantly distributed throughout deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 12)
4
Michael Close (reviewer) Troy Hooser's Total Destruction by Troy Hooser Dec. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 4)
45
Michael Close (reviewer) Charming Chinese Challenge by Troy Hooser Aug. 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 12)
36
William Goodwin The Queens four queens disappear and reappear one at a time on top of deck
Variations July 2004
The Penumbra (Issue 8)
10
Joshua Jay Three-coin Vanish Vanishing three coins with flipper, expanded shell and watch holdout
Inspired by
  • "Squeezed Away" (Troy Hooser, Destroyers, 2001)
Related to
2005 56
Rick Merrill Three Change three silver coins are produced, they change to international coins and back
Inspired by
  • "Ex-Troy-dinary" (Troy Hooser, DesTROYers, 2001)
Feb. 2005
Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 1)
20
Rick Merrill The Restaurant Opener "A Cheeky Cheek-to-Cheek"
short multiple selection routine with ambitious card sequence (card to mouth, unfolded) and triumph finale
  • Opening locations and transpositions
  • An Ambitious Sequence, Card to Pocket, and "For the Unambitious"
  • Cheek to Cheek
Inspired by 2005 4
Joshua Jay Scatter Jacks put in different parts of the deck come to top, they then vanish and distribute in deck, repeat with change into Aces
  • Phase One: The Jacks Assemble
  • Phase Two: The Jacks Scatter
  • Phase Three: The Jacks Assemble...Again
  • Phase Four: The Jacks Change to Aces
Inspired by 2005 61
Arthur Trace Relative Prediction Open prediction changes to match selection, first published in Artwerks (Arthur Trace, 2005)
Inspired by
  • "Closed Open Prediction" (Troy Hooser, DesTROYers, 2001)
2006 33
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, Penelope
Inspired byVariations 2007 31
Joel Givens Flipper in Chinese the silver coins vanish and thee Chinese coins are produced, eventually the silver coins appear again
Inspired by 2007 xxx
Mark Tams Weight Your Turn - Impromptu performer cuts same amount as performer twice and finds selection in second phase
Inspired by 2007 6
David Regal (reviewer) ShellRaiser by Troy Hooser Sep. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9)
87
Troy Hooser sdrawkcaB-ssA "Ass-Backwards", spread control to top, light-reft
2008 36
Troy Hooser Slip Stream under-spread transfer of bottom card to near top
2010 60
Troy Hooser The Prize Plastic capsule and toy ring, ring vanishes and appears multiple times, objects start appearing under the cap, including jumbo coin and an explosion of paper money
Variations 2010 17
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away Three coins vanish one by one at fingertips, from Destroyers
2010 19
Troy Hooser Second Prize Shorter version of The Prize, ending is producing many rings
Inspired by 2010 26
Troy Hooser X-Change Blue deck taken from red case - red case changes to blue. Sharpie cross appears on the back of selection and then the whole deck.
2010 30
Troy Hooser Coins and Hat Three coins produced and vanished, then about a dozen coins are produced and dropped into a hat
2010 34
Troy Hooser The Bottomless Box Objects produced from bottomless box, strange things happen when placed in it (Produce crystal balls, linking ribbons, spongeball routine, ring links on ribbon)
Inspired by 2010 41
Troy Hooser Jack Act Named four of a kind and named card transpose repeatedly, seven phase routine involving Triumph, Inversion, transposition, vanishes and productions
2010 52
Troy Hooser Triple Threat Describes basic handlings for the Triple Threat gimmick by Todd Lassen, two shells and a coin that nests together with magnets
  • Simple Production
  • Three Coin Vanish
Related to 2010 63
Troy Hooser Triple Threat Purse Three coins pulled out of invisible purse, then placed back in invisible purse
Related to 2010 67
Troy Hooser The World Famous Two Coin Trick Homing Coin type of effect, three coins, remove one coin but it keeps coming back, end with all coins vanishing
Related to 2010 69
Troy Hooser Wand Change Wand used to make three silver coins appear, then change to Chinese coins, uses magnetic coins
2010 75
Troy Hooser Breast Pocket Ditch Point to your face while ditching stack of coins into breast pocket of jacket, magnetic
2010 77
Troy Hooser Purse Stack Produce and vanish three coins with invisible purse, uses magnetic coins
2010 78
Troy Hooser Coin Clipped How to steal a stack of coins into palm position neatly from pocket
2010 81
Troy Hooser Continuous Colors Three quick color changes in a row
2010 85
Troy Hooser Finessed Card To Box Selected and signed card appears inside cardboard box, audience can take the card out themselves
2010 88
Troy Hooser More Queens Queens vanish one by one, then appear
Inspired by 2010 93
Troy Hooser, Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley ATFUS Variation
2010 95
Troy Hooser Troy-velers Travelers, four signed cards, travel to pockets and wallet, with one transformation
Inspired by 2010 98
Troy Hooser Three Eyed Jacks Four jacks and selected card changes places
2010 102
Troy Hooser Triumph 5.0 Triumph, reveal named four of a kind
2010 105
The Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 110
Troy Hooser Key Card Placement Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 112
Troy Hooser Reverse Cull Popout Card pop out of back of deck
Related to 2010 112
Troy Hooser Bottom Dodge Stack four Aces for any number of hands using only one riffle shuffle, psuedo riffle stack
2010 114
Troy Hooser Shuffle Dodge Riffle Stacking, presentational ploy to hide hesitations
2010 116
Troy Hooser Slip Dodge stack four Aces using Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 118
Troy Hooser Stepped Dad Shuffle
Inspired byRelated to 2010 120
Troy Hooser Breakless Passing Pass without break, use breather card
2010 123
Troy Hooser Afterword
2010 127
Lance Pierce Recharmed, I'm Sure three coins penetrate a cord one by one
Inspired by
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
Variations
2010 70
David Britland (reviewer) Destroyers by Troy Hooser (written by Joshua Jay) Feb. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 2)
90
David Britland (reviewer) Moments by Troy Hooser (written by Joshua Jay) Feb. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 2)
91
Luis Piedrahita Las Monedas Escapistas four coins on a string travel one by one to other hand
Related to
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
2012
El Manuscrito (Vol. 5 No. 21)
656
Troy Hooser Slipstream Move
2014 24
Harapan Ong, Troy Hooser Slipstream Packet Switch
2014 101
Tomoya Horiki Isolation Vanish Coin held between fingers, seem to "float" and remain isolated as hands move around it (something like contact juggling), then coin vanishes, inspired by Jerry Andrus and Troy Hooser
2018 29
Ryan Matney (reviewer) Charming Chinese Challenge by Troy Hooser Mar. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 3)
94
Tom Gagnon Jet Stream combining Slip Stream with Gagnon Spread Control, card under tabled spread moved to second-from-top or near top
Inspired byVariations 2019 282
Troy Hooser Three Fly Simplify extra coin, sliding, see p. 34 for credit correction by Richard Kaufman
Also published here 2022 14
Joel Givens Flipper in Chinese three silver coins vanish one by one, three Chinese coins are produced, then the silver coins again
Inspired by
  • "Extroydinary" (Troy Hooser, Destroyers, 2001)
Also published here
  • MAGIC, July 2007
2022 635
Troy Hooser Troy Hooser's Clipped paper clip attached to top card, card chosen in center, then top card shown to be selected card
2022 34
Giancarlo Scalia Giancarlo Scalia's Ribbon Spread Convincing Control
Inspired by 2022 141
Avi Yap Threaded
Inspired by
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
  • Ponta the Smith's routine, DVD Sick 2
2022 60
Troy Hooser Reverse Cull Stacking
Related to 2022 59
Christian Scherer Herausforderung Angenommen Chinese coin penetrate string, then three coins penetrate string one by one, last coin is repeated on coin not only penetrates but also vanishes in hand and appears with other coins, using a little box
Inspired by 2024 3