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Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force
Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Charles Brent Fate pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 290
Roy Walton The Karl Le Fong Trick two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places
Related toVariations The Devil's Playthings 16
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
John F. Mendoza, Bernard Bilis Calculated Triumph small packet cut off, selection made and returned, deck shuffled face-up and face-down, all one way except sandwich in center with selection, sandwich cards total cut-off packet
Inspired byVariations The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 59
Doug Canning, Tom Craven Straight Slam spectator shuffles, yet top thirteen cards are straight from ace to king, gilbreath
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 908
Doug Canning, Tom Craven Straight Prediction spectator shuffles and deals a bit and ends up with five cards: Ten-high straigt, predicted
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 908
Steve Beam Jinxed with five piles, with indicator card, with Acquisition Shuffle
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 13) 213
Doug Canning Down Under Again two cards selected and found, third named card is found at a total of cards
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 7
Doug Canning Deal and (Daffy) Duck Placement for Deal and Duck procedure
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 8) 1821
Doug Canning Talk About Free Choices! set-up & multiple Out
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 10) 1988
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishing
Related toVariations Smoke and Mirrors 51
Doug Canning Midnight Speller challenge, setup??
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 10) 2127
Doug Canning UNCANNY deck in pocket and one card after the other is removed, spectator mentally spells his card and last letter matches selection
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 132
Steve Beam Jinxed with five piles, with indicator card
VariationsAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 138
Alex Elmsley Late Night Location stay stack with duplicates
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 372
Doug Canning Backstack formula to calculate position of cards in Si Stebbins
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
Doug Canning Down for the Count two decks, card is named and put in a deck, cards next to it form a number and same card in other deck found at this position
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
Doug Canning Jinxed Variation
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 52) 967
Steve Beam Leftovers on Tom Baxter, Bruce Fricker, Jon Racherbaumer, Stephen Minch, Steve Pressley, Doug Canning, Tom Craven, Scott Robinson, John Riggs
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1072
Steve Beam Leftovers on the internet, Bruce Barnett, Doug Canning, Cal Tooles, credit information for Semi-Automatic Card Tricks Volume II by Bob Farmer, beeper joke, Ed Eckl
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1124
Simon Aronson Multiple Card Sum Stacks
Related to Simply Simon 134
Doug Canning Telephone Lying spelling lie detector over the phone
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation #43)
Related to
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 14
Doug Canning Two Timing Aussie two cards are located, two piles of ten card two numbers are thought and corresponding cards remembered
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 128
Doug Canning Card Counters
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 153
Doug Canning Spell Found card located by spelling This Is Not Your Card and But This Is
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1190
Doug Canning Marked Up Masterpiece faro and twenty-six key
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 63) 1245
Doug Canning Orbital Count Down word spelled card predicted at that position
Inspired by
  • Trevor Lewis "Orbital"
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1266
Steve Beam, Rajneesh Madhok, Doug Canning, Mike Beam, Wayne Kyzer Subscriptions How do you know someone is not a card magician? Humorous answers
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1268
Steve Beam Leftovers on mindspring website, 4F, Allan Slaight, Les Berry, Noel Coughlin, Doug Canning, Mike Beam, tip on Cigarette through Quarter by Mike Gallo, Abacus, Bill Robinson
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1284
Steve Beam Leftovers on Mike Beam, Marty Kane, ending The Trapdoor, Doug Canning, Ed Eckl, DocDixon, Harry Levine
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1418
Doug Canning Canning's Baby Hummer Baby Hummer using six cards
Also published here Cunning Card Miracles 45
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Five Card Stud chosen card is located by the use of a down-under deal and by spelling the locator card
Inspired by
  • Gene Castillon's " Computer Telephone Mystery" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1999.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 27
Steve Beam The Creativity Safe-Haven mail to Doug Canning
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 32
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Clearing the Deck thought card is divined, spectator deals and cuts a blank deck, instructions by performer, with two variations (The Eraser, Synaptic Selection)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 94
Doug Canning Name It spectator cuts off some card and goes through procedure of spelling
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 99
Steve Beam The Unselected card found at sum, using three dice
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 108
Doug Canning Canning's Baby Hummer with six cards
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Also published here
Card File Two 72
Lewis Jones I've got your number number force with a calculator
Inspired by
  • Michael de Marco, Linking Ring, May 2001
Variations
Ahead of the Pack 242
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Alphanumeric card is found by spelling some sentences
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 25
Doug Canning Fourmat Matsuyama principle with more than two variables
Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 92
Steve Beam The Eliminator Matsuayama Force for more than two variables, chart, with variation (Even Balder)
Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 92
Doug Canning Burnout The Eliminator to build a number, only odd-backed card in the deck at that position
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 95
Doug Canning Triple Play card is formed, prediction
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 96
Doug Canning Quiet Time coding value of a card, by holding a card
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 137
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Double Dicycles card revealed by counting down to number rolled with dice, as prediction
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 144
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Jinxed humorous email conversation
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 146
Doug Canning Speed-Reader II
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 152
Doug Canning Dealer's Choice sone card location
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 154
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Spineless spectator selects a dealt hand and remember a card, after dealing new hands, performer finds card and adds a good hand
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 166
Scott Robinson, Doug Canning, Steve Beam Men of Letters prediction of built word with ESP cards,
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 202
Steve Beam Errata Volume One
  • Color Vision
  • Double Stop
  • World's Greatest Magician
  • Quadruple Prediction
Volume Two
  • Bite Me / Underhand Location
  • Well Shaken
Volume Three
  • Memory ADE
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 251
Steve Beam Errata
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 229
Doug Canning Excalibur thought of card, spectator has to do some spelling and performer can divine card over phone
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 34
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Telephony with deck and three dice
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 40
Doug Canning Boomerang spectator names number, performer cuts one cards less and selection is on top of reminder
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 60
Steve Beam, Marty Kane, Doug Canning, Mick Ayres, Rajneesh Madhok The Lack of a Picture is Worth... humorous article
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 66
Steve Beam Meet the Eliminator and the Exterminator Matsuayama Force for more than two variables (Eliminator) and forcing specific locations (Exterminator)
  • The Matsuyama Principle
  • Fourmat (Doug Canning)
  • Editorial
  • The Eliminator
  • The Exterminator
Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 109
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Double Digit Inflation using the Tent Prediction as a two-way out
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 135
Doug Canning Midnight Speller counting and spelling, to find selection
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 168
Steve Beam Mooning the Midnight Speller by spelling
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 169
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Zero Tolerance thought of card is divined, several methods
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 178
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Cyber-Session Protocol humorous article
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 246
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Digging Deeper two selections, silently spelled and spectator think stop
Inspired by
  • Paul Hallas' "Magic" in "Son of Totat"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 31
Juan Esteban Varela This Might Be The Night single card prediction, thought of number is counted, flexible method
Inspired byVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 123
Doug Canning I'm Okay, You're Ok single card prediction, thought of number is counted and word spelled, flexible method
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 127
Tony Griffith Premonition in Reverse either 51 cards or 53, selected card is found twice in the deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Premonition in Reverse" in "The Gen" September, 1959. P. 124.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 181
Doug Canning Joint Banking card in pocket
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 183
Steve Beam Errata
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 245
Ramón Riobóo Mystery of the Kabbala thought of card, spectator has to do some spelling and eventually card is divined
Related toAlso published here
  • Ramón Riobóo's "The Mystery of the Kabbala" in Rafael Benatar's "Sleight of Phone"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 46
Marty Kane Showing the 7 Dwarfs spelling and down-under deal, finding selections with Snow White theme
Inspired byVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 86
Doug Canning Snow White and the Short Seven spelling and down-under deal, finding selections with Snow White theme
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 87
Steve Beam Sleepwalker
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 101
Doug Canning Banned in Vegas finding two selections, counting and stacking theme
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 146
Pit Hartling The Core named card remains after reverse-faro procedure until single card remains
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 166
Doug Canning Core Relation way to calculate second to last card when performing The Core
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 169
Doug Canning Encore The Core with two selections
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 169
Doug Canning The Pat Hand spectator choses five cards from a deck with numbers on the back, prediction of total and of cards
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 190
Doug Canning Juvenile Justice packet of double faced cards, two spectators select faces on same card, pictures drawn by a child
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 202
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Grat Minds Think Alike three thought of cards lead to selection
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 212
Steve Beam, Mick Ayres, Doug Canning, Rajneesh Madhok When Proofreaders Run Amuck humorous article
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 220
Doug Canning Fisherman's Dream increasing bank of card to fish from by using two selections
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 231
Doug Canning The Carousel Glimpse cut-deeper force handling to glimpse two selections
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 236
Michael Powers Hide and Seek selection fairly lost, faro
Inspired by
  • "The Cardician is In!" (Doug Canning, Card Capers)
Related to
Power Plays 108
David Solomon Cut Deeper Sans Deeper two cards chosen with cut procedure, divined and then produced
Inspired by The Wisdom of Solomon 74
Steve Beam Counter Measures - The Killer Count method to false count packet for any number, with Hamman Count
  • Even Number
  • Variation #1 - Even Number
  • Variation #2 - Even Number
  • Finesse
  • Large Numbers
  • Boomerang (Doug Canning)
  • The Hamman Switch
Also published here Counter Attack 23
Doug Canning Joint Banking card in pocket
Also published here Noteworthy 27
Doug Canning Free Willy spectator cuts deck in three piles and distributes 3 top cards, outcome predicted
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 95
Steve Beam Big Willy spectator cuts deck in three piles and distributes 3 top cards, outcome predicted, impromptu version
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 97
Doug Canning Trifecta multiple card predicted on dollar bills, set-up, inspired by Paul Wilson's "Predator Wallet"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 121
Doug Canning In-Box
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 296
Steve Beam, Rajneesh Madhok, Mick Ayres, Doug Canning Behind the Scenes with Volume IIIIIIII - Revolting Proofreaders humorous article
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 128
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Behind the Scenes (again?) with Volume IIIIIIII - Discarded Ad Copy humorous article
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 307
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #51 on Doug Canning, Tom Craven, John Riggs, Steven Youell
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue Addendum) iii
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Photo Finish Printed prediction reflects cards randomly cut and dealt to. Opening effect.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 16
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Flash Photo Finish Comedy prediction that ultimately predicts three cards chosen by participant.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 17
Lewis Jones Stargazer Magician writes a prediction. Spectator answers questions as he deals cards for each letter in the answer. At the conclusion, the last card matches the written prediction.
Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 142
Max Maven Composite Speller Deck is cut and half given to each of two spectators. Each thinks of a card in their half. The value of one card is combined with the suit of the other. The deck is reassembled and the composite card spelled. It turns up at the final letter.
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 155
Doug Canning Tile Force Variation on the matrix force. Number force with grid
Inspired byVariations
  • Mathematical Recreations by Maurice Kraitchik, 1942.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 116
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Bottoms Up Two cards revealed through spelling them.
Related to
  • Bottom to Top Principle (Colm Mulcahy, Mathematical Card Magic, 2013)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 163
Doug Canning Nearsighted Stargazer
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 146
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Freedom Speller
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 77
Steve Beam, Doug Canning The New Deal
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 78