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Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
Dai Vernon The Travelers
Variations 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3) 97
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle
Related toVariations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 3
Allan Ackerman Reassembled Finale
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book II 79
Gianni Mattiolo Illogical Shuffle two-handed flourish cut, in-the-hands
Related toVariations Nov. 1985 Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1135
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
1988 The Minotaur (Issue Sneak Preview) 3
Troy Hooser Count-Er Point false counting two coins as three
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2) 4
Troy Hooser Copper Silver Transmutation three copper coins change to silver coins, with a purse
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Troy Hooser Palm Change Variation
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2) 7
Troy Hooser Ultimate Illogical Cut in the hands
Inspired byRelated to 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 More Magician Foolers 5
Chris Kenner Threefly "Chris wants to thank Jonathan Townsend for the initial inspiration for this effect."
Variations 1991 Threefly 3
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 Totally Out Of Control 125
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away hanging coins variation
Related to 1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3) 4
Troy Hooser Coin Ditching in pocket, while opening jacket
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3) 8
Ernest Earick Jack Syna(ps)ces Jacks face up distributed in deck change places with Aces on top of deck
Inspired by
  • "Slap Exchange" (William Goodwin, At the Expense of Grey Matter, 1989, p. 8)
Related toVariations
1993 By Forces Unseen 27
Troy Hooser, Mark Tams Weight Your Turn performer cuts same amount as performer twice and eventually finds selection, faro
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 6
Dan Garrett, Troy Hooser Swivel Monte False Cut Variation
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 8
Troy Hooser Pendulum False Cut
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 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 1
R. Paul Wilson Crowded Coins
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1995 Chaos Theories 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 Jennings '67 57
Troy Hooser Nectar of the Cards bottle appears behind close up map
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1292
Troy Hooser Jokers Squared
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1331
Troy Hooser The Locker Dan Harlan's linking rubber bands, pad lock appears linked with the bands as a climax
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1395
Troy Hooser Slip Stream (a.k.a. "Nectarless")
Variations 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1410
Steve Beam Troy Hooser - One-Man Insert brief
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1454
Troy Hooser Displ-Ace Aces put on deck, vanish and distribute in deck
Inspired by
  • "Slap Exchange" (Bill Goodwin, At the Expense of Grey Matter, 1989),
Related toVariations
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1455
Troy Hooser In the Round color change of sponge ball, two variations
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1456
Troy Hooser Table Flipper coins through table
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1457
Troy Hooser Dis-Purse three coins pushed through purse frame, one by one they disappear
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1460
Joel Givens Six - The Easy Way the silver coins vanish and thee chinese coins are produced, eventually the silver coins appear again
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1466
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
Andi Gladwin All Over The (Dis)Place Aces put face-up on top, they vanish and are instantly distributed throughout deck
Related to June 2002 Ego (Vol. 1 No. 12) 4
William Goodwin The Queens four queens disappear and reappear one at a time on top of deck
Variations 2004 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 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 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 Home Schooled 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 Overlap 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 It's All Relative 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 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 31
David Regal (reviewer) ShellRaiser by Troy Hooser Sep. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9) 87
Troy Hooser Slip Stream under-spread transfer of bottom card to near top
2010 Reinventing the Real 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 Moments 17
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away Three coins vanish one by one at fingertips, from Destroyers
2010 Moments 19
Troy Hooser Second Prize Shorter version of The Prize, ending is producing many rings
Inspired by 2010 Moments 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 Moments 30
Troy Hooser Coins and Hat Three coins produced and vanished, then about a dozen coins are produced and dropped into a hat
2010 Moments 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 Moments 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 Moments 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 Moments 63
Troy Hooser Triple Threat Purse Three coins pulled out of invisible purse, then placed back in invisible purse
Related to 2010 Moments 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 Moments 69
Troy Hooser Wand Change Wand used to make three silver coins appear, then change to Chinese coins, uses magnetic coins
2010 Moments 75
Troy Hooser Breast Pocket Ditch Point to your face while ditching stack of coins into breast pocket of jacket, magnetic
2010 Moments 77
Troy Hooser Purse Stack Produce and vanish three coins with invisible purse, uses magnetic coins
2010 Moments 78
Troy Hooser Coin Clipped How to steal a stack of coins into palm position neatly from pocket
2010 Moments 81
Troy Hooser Continuous Colors Three quick color changes in a row
2010 Moments 85
Troy Hooser Finessed Card To Box Selected and signed card appears inside cardboard box, audience can take the card out themselves
2010 Moments 88
Troy Hooser More Queens Queens vanish one by one, then appear
Inspired by 2010 Moments 93
Troy Hooser, Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley ATFUS Variation
2010 Moments 95
Troy Hooser Troy-velers Travelers, four signed cards, travel to pockets and wallet, with one transformation
Inspired by 2010 Moments 98
Troy Hooser Three Eyed Jacks Four jacks and selected card changes places
2010 Moments 102
Troy Hooser Triumph 5.0 Triumph, reveal named four of a kind
2010 Moments 105
Unknown The Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 Moments 110
Troy Hooser Key Card Placement Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 Moments 112
Troy Hooser Reverse Cull Popout Card pop out of back of deck
Related to 2010 Moments 112
Troy Hooser Bottom Dodge Stack four Aces for any number of hands using only one riffle shuffle, psuedo riffle stack
2010 Moments 114
Troy Hooser Shuffle Dodge Riffle Stacking, presentational ploy to hide hesitations
2010 Moments 116
Troy Hooser Slip Dodge Stack four Aces using Reverse Cull
Related to 2010 Moments 118
Troy Hooser Stepped Dad Shuffle
Inspired byRelated to 2010 Moments 120
Troy Hooser Breakless Passing Pass without break, use breather card
2010 Moments 123
Troy Hooser Afterword
2010 Moments 127
Lance Pierce Recharmed, I'm Sure three coins penetrate a cord one by one
Inspired by
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
2010 Elements 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
Troy Hooser Slipstream Move
2014 Close Culls 24
Harapan Ong, Troy Hooser Slipstream Packet Switch
2014 Close Culls 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 Progress Principle 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 Gagnon Unfiltered 282
Troy Hooser Three Fly Simplify extra coin, sliding, see p. 34 for credit correction by Richard Kaufman
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Oct. 2001
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