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Unknown Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of A. By the Riffle
B. By Springing Flourish
C. By the Cut
D. By the Gaze
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 165
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Art of Magic 77
Unknown Kings and Aces four double facers, backfire
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 133
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location get-ready trick to get key in center, spelling
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 397
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 319
Edward Marlo Sixth Method - Tilt Glimpse glimpsing card
Variations Fingertip Control 16
Dai Vernon The Top Change including several tips and exercise with case
Variations Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 63
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro Ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last Ace found at named number
Related toVariationsAlso published here Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Roy Walton The Overworked Card Triumph type of effect, one card travels from bottom to top and turns every reversed card over
Related toVariations The Devil's Playthings 33
Dai Vernon Piles of Cards Divine number of piles of cards spectator deals out
Related to Magic With Faucett Ross 210
Ron Ferris, Allan Ackerman Blackjack Player's Delight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Variations Here's My Card 94
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer finger ring on rubber band
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 13) 120
Larry Jennings Twisting The Plot disguised
Variations The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 7
Larry Jennings The Hook hanging coins version
Variations The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 40
Jerry Sadowitz Jack Hodes peeked at card is more or less spelled to
Variations Cards on the Table 8
Jerry Sadowitz Tears in Rain using Pre-determined Estimation
Variations Cards on the Table 88
Alex Elmsley 1002nd Aces
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 213
John Carney Half Dollars in the Mist two half dollars vanish and reappear
Variations Carneycopia 83
Roy Walton The Plot Thickens selection appears at sum of three values after dealing piles, faro
Inspired byVariations Profile (Issue 3) 1
R. Paul Wilson (reviewer) The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings by Larry Jennings (written by Mike Maxwell) Profile (Issue 3) 4
R. Paul Wilson Randall Flag calculation with three cards used to count to selection
Inspired byAlso published here Profile (Issue 4) 7
Chris Kenner Missing Link
Related toAlso published here Totally Out Of Control 15
R. Paul Wilson (reviewer) The Card Clip about Joe Porper's card clip and one by The Mississippi Card Company Profile (Issue 9) 12
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies four Jokers change one by one into chosen card, then into Queens, ungaffed
Also published here Profile (Issue 15) 4
Gene Maze The Zodiac Card card placed reversed in deck, its value counted from this position leads to selection
Related toVariations Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 63
Justin Higham Interlaced Transformation three cards between Aces in center, Kings on top, Aces now on top and Kings in center with the three cards
Inspired byVariations Roger's Thesaurus 160
R. Paul Wilson Schrodinger's Cat number on bill predicted
Also published here The Little Black Book 16
R. Paul Wilson Zulu Sandwich three cards appear one by one between isolated sandwich
The Little Black Book 7
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Variations Cardshark 146
R. Paul Wilson Ingrained Reaction card appears written on a grain of rice
The Little Black Book 1
R. Paul Wilson Mark of the Gambler "marked cards" as a presentation, Aces turn over, are lost and come to top again, four Royal Flush cards turn over as well
Also published here The Little Black Book 13
R. Paul Wilson Gypsy's Monte kind of Quick-Three-Way
The Little Black Book 3
R. Paul Wilson Absolute Zero divided deck
The Little Black Book 2
R. Paul Wilson Hailstones (CD) spelling with repeat
Also published here The Little Black Book 9
R. Paul Wilson Julie's Number four cards change while reversed in the pack at different positions
The Little Black Book 11
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies ungaffed
Also published here The Little Black Book 10
R. Paul Wilson (Spell)Bound To Please
The Little Black Book 4
R. Paul Wilson Crowded Coins
Also published here The Little Black Book 8
R. Paul Wilson Natural Switch
The Little Black Book 4
R. Paul Wilson Lean Chop practical Chop Cup Routine
Also published here The Little Black Book 17
R. Paul Wilson Mr Spoons spoon bending
The Little Black Book 15
Philip T. Goldstein Write Of Way five cards are taken from a deck and spectator selects one, prediction states selection and other four cards
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 7
R. Paul Wilson Chaos Theories
Chaos Theories 2
R. Paul Wilson Written Wrongs five cards chosen, one signed and lost, in prediction envelope the other four cards are predicted and the signed card is found as well
Variations Chaos Theories 5
R. Paul Wilson Blackjack Players Blight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Inspired by Chaos Theories 8
R. Paul Wilson Mark of the Gambler "marked cards" as a presentation, Aces turn over, are lost and come to top again, four Royal Flush cards turn over as well
Also published here Chaos Theories 10
R. Paul Wilson Open and Honest
Chaos Theories 13
R. Paul Wilson Your Card? card put on table, any card named, it says "Your Card" on the tabled card, named card in wallet, or card changes into named card
Chaos Theories 15
R. Paul Wilson Metalergy
  • Coin Techniques
Chaos Theories 17
R. Paul Wilson Titian Grip/Palm edge grip variation
Chaos Theories 17
R. Paul Wilson Fingertip Vanish one of two coins taken, or both taken one by one
Chaos Theories 18
R. Paul Wilson Missed in the Mist two coins appear and vanish, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Chaos Theories 20
R. Paul Wilson Penihook ungaffed, one behind
Inspired by Chaos Theories 22
R. Paul Wilson Crowded Coins
Also published here Chaos Theories 26
R. Paul Wilson The Double Deal Turnover
Chaos Theories 29
R. Paul Wilson Hailstones (CD) spelling with repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Chaos Theories 30
R. Paul Wilson Alias the Aces four cards shown as all being the selection, then change into Aces, Daley's Last, then Aces come from pocket and tabled card(s) is selection, traveling from red to black Aces
Chaos Theories 32
R. Paul Wilson All Alike Sequence with Double Deal Turnover
Chaos Theories 32
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies four Jokers change one by one into chosen card, then into Queens, ungaffed
Also published here Chaos Theories 35
R. Paul Wilson Taurean Misfit card used to count to selection, original spot card changes to selection
Inspired by Chaos Theories 37
R. Paul Wilson Schrodinger's Cat number on bill predicted
Also published here Chaos Theories 38
R. Paul Wilson Bill Switch with paper clip and card
Chaos Theories 39
R. Paul Wilson Lean Chop
Also published here Chaos Theories 41
R. Paul Wilson Overworked Poker faro
Inspired by Chaos Theories 44
R. Paul Wilson Sticky Residue spectator deals out any number of poker hands, cut one hand and remembers top card, all assembled, performer divined number of hands and card
Inspired byRelated to Chaos Theories 46
R. Paul Wilson Challenge Aces
Chaos Theories 48
R. Paul Wilson All Backs Queens are printed as finale
Chaos Theories 50
R. Paul Wilson Randall Flagg calculation with three cards used to count to selection
Also published here Chaos Theories 53
R. Paul Wilson Justify Me transposed collectors
Inspired by Chaos Theories 55
R. Paul Wilson Strange Writings spectator choses card and with a pen squiggles some lines on the back of the card, prediction card is same card with the same squiggle on its odd back
Inspired by
  • Hartman trick from Card Craft (which is a variation of a Jay Sankey trick)
Chaos Theories 57
Chad Long The Shuffling Lesson spectator shuffles and cuts and turns over
Related toVariations The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Astonishing Friends) 299
R. Paul Wilson Australian Curry
Variations The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1177
Nick Trost Eight-Card Brainwave
VariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 199
R. Paul Wilson The Inslow Effect two cards selected, one is only odd-backed card and second card travels into card case
  • The Gaffed Card
  • Easy Inslow
  • Expert Inslow (without gaffed card)
  • Alternative Handling
Related to The Inslow Effect 1
R. Paul Wilson Inslow-a-scope thought-of card travels into card case
Inspired by
  • "Kaleidoscope" (Charlie Miller, Magicana, Genii)
Related to
The Inslow Effect 12
Charlie Miller, R. Paul Wilson Court Card Riffle Force only court card with short card before is "thought of"
Related to The Inslow Effect 14
R. Paul Wilson Incomplete Inslow pseudo Incomplete Faro Control, actually a riffle force
The Inslow Effect 15
R. Paul Wilson Two Coins And A Card card on table, two coins produced from invisible sky hook, they vanish and are found under card
Inspired by
  • "Three Coins in the Hat" (John Ramsay, The Ramsay Legend, 1969)
Five Times Five — Scotland 98
R. Paul Wilson Card On Case In Case card balanced on card case changes into another selection and is found inside case
Inspired by Five Times Five — Scotland 105
R. Paul Wilson A Trick With A Little Piece Of Cork with three instead of four coins
Five Times Five — Scotland 109
David Regal Triple Vision three cards selected from red deck and placed into blue deck - matches prediction
Inspired byVariations Close-Up & Personal 236
R. Paul Wilson The One True Ring ring on and off stick, three phases
One True Ring 1
R. Paul Wilson Bonus Item ring on handkerchief
One True Ring 8
R. Paul Wilson Completely Crowded!
Completely Crowded! 1
R. Paul Wilson Crowded Coins aka Scottish Fly, production of three coins combined with Three Fly
Also published here Completely Crowded! 2
R. Paul Wilson Sunday Morning Click Pass
Completely Crowded! 11
R. Paul Wilson Out Of Your Mind
Out Of Your Mind 2
R. Paul Wilson Out of Your Mind
Also published here Out Of Your Mind 1
R. Paul Wilson Alternative Approaches
  • Easily Out Of Sight
  • Please Sir, Can I Have More Cards?
  • Other Ideas
  • Finally
Also published here Out Of Your Mind 13
R. Paul Wilson Stealing Second exposure with ace kicker
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 13
R. Paul Wilson Three Cards Found
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 16
R. Paul Wilson Emergence card slides magically out of the hand-spread
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 5
R. Paul Wilson Think Stop
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 6
R. Paul Wilson Rethinking The Chicago Opener
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 9
R. Paul Wilson Simplex Hofzinser
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 15
R. Paul Wilson Ricochet - The ultimate Reset gaffed, visual
  • Ricochet One
  • Ricochet Two
  • Alternate Pocket Clean Up
Related to Ricochet! — The ultimate Reset 2
R. Paul Wilson Thinking it Over two methods
Also published here Crash Course in Brain Surgery 2
R. Paul Wilson PUT interesting method
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 7
R. Paul Wilson Wilson Tabled Double slides across table
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 16
R. Paul Wilson Mickey Mouse Move transfer coins from hand to hand while hiding another coin
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 11
R. Paul Wilson Folding Potty McCombical Prediction for origami fold
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 13
R. Paul Wilson Sow's Ear Three Coins To Purse, from hand into purse
Crash Course in Brain Surgery 11
R. Paul Wilson Paul Wilson breaks the code of silence
Omerta 1
R. Paul Wilson Tipless silk vanishes and reappears in rolled-up bill, thumb tip with hole
Omerta 1
R. Paul Wilson Missed In The Mist two coins appear and vanish, repeat
Inspired byAlso published here Omerta 2
R. Paul Wilson Wise Guys card chosen and Aces locate the three mates à la Collectors
Omerta 3
R. Paul Wilson The ConCam Incident three cards selected from red deck and placed into blue deck - matches prediction, ungaffed
Inspired by Omerta 3
R. Paul Wilson D-Generate Gamblers three phases, uses double deal
Inspired by Omerta 4
R. Paul Wilson Wilson On The Jazz Two Step
Omerta 5
R. Paul Wilson ConCam Rendezvous packet cut off, card at that position remembered, predicted and its position as well, faro, Penelope's Principle
Omerta 5
R. Paul Wilson Pithleavis Aces Aces lost and found at once
Omerta 6
R. Paul Wilson Antipathy red and black cards riffle shuffled together and "unshuffled" again, using Engblom's Anti-Faro
Omerta 7
R. Paul Wilson 8cardBW+2
Inspired byAlso published here Omerta 7
R. Paul Wilson Inslow Copper Silver copper and silver coin transpose three times
Omerta 8
R. Paul Wilson DF Revelation selection drawn on pad, only back drawn as gag, when paper is turned over the selection is drawn on other side
Omerta 9
R. Paul Wilson Three bits on the band three ideas for rubber bands
Related to Omerta 10
R. Paul Wilson Fech Me? Fech You! four card version instead of two
Inspired by
  • "Be Honest What Is It?" (Eddie Fechter, Magician Nitely, 1974)
Omerta 11
R. Paul Wilson The Camel's Back standing paper falls by itself, three phases, with straw in which air is apparently stored
Omerta 12
R. Paul Wilson, Gary Ouellet Location Less Possible shuffled deck cut in half and both halves spread on table, card moved to other half is found, actually printed on inside of cover boards
Omerta 15
R. Paul Wilson Thinking it Over two methods
Also published here Constant Fooling 1 32
R. Paul Wilson Mickey Mouse Move vanish a coin from hand to hand while holding other coins, with wrong credit to Geoffrey Latta
Knuckle Busters Vol. 3 10
R. Paul Wilson Ring three times a card is located
  • Shizuko
  • Yoichi
  • Sadako
Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 159
R. Paul Wilson Uprising card rises from cards fanned between hands
13 1
R. Paul Wilson Threadbare presentation for floating bill, with spool of regular thread
13 3
R. Paul Wilson 1002.5 Aces
Inspired by 13 5
R. Paul Wilson Equivoque Handling four one of four cards
13 5
R. Paul Wilson Through 3 three coins penetrate a table top, one by one then all at once
13 7
R. Paul Wilson Muscle Pass Load
13 7
R. Paul Wilson Multiple Coin Vanish with shake illusion, sound
13 8
R. Paul Wilson Thief of Hearts center pip of selection vanishes and appears between two Aces held by spectator
13 10
R. Paul Wilson Gone Wishin' three coins appear and vanish one by one, then they reappear in purse
13 13
R. Paul Wilson Fl-Ash piece of paper is placed on back of card and burnt, ashes form index of selection, then Joker changes into selection
Inspired by
  • Michael Sibbernsen's "Knowledge From Fire" in "Enigmas", 1997.
13 16
R. Paul Wilson Hovercraft deck is balanced on card case
13 17
R. Paul Wilson The Back Four (Pithleavis Aces Mk II) four Aces are lost in the deck and found in seconds behind the back
13 18
R. Paul Wilson A New Wave three coins appear and travel from hand to hand
13 20
R. Paul Wilson Mickey Mouse Coin Move transfer coins from hand to hand while hiding another coin
13 21
R. Paul Wilson Titian Vanish edge grip
13 22
R. Paul Wilson Titian Palm
13 22
R. Paul Wilson Punch Too sucker effect, transformation of multiple cards to match stated outcome
Inspired by
  • Larry Jennings' "Sucker Punch" in "Thoughts on Cards" video
13 24
R. Paul Wilson Box-Witch card on card case is switched, with several applications
13 26
R. Paul Wilson Blin-Pen piece of signed bill vanishes and appears inside pen
13 28
R. Paul Wilson And Finally... center deal mock, multiple phases
13 32
Pit Hartling Cincinnati Pit stacking four hands with four-of-a-kinds with two shuffles
Variations Card Fictions 52
R. Paul Wilson Mickey Mouse Move transfer coins from hand to hand while hiding another coin, with wrong credit to Geoffrey Latta
Knuckle Busters Vol. 5 3
R. Paul Wilson Hexadiction predicting 6 cards with the Queen of Clubs
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 48
R. Paul Wilson, Frank Thompson, Edward Marlo The Blink Force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 48
R. Paul Wilson Slider spectator cuts to remember a card, groups of cards are shown to spectator and card can be found, using the Slider move
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 97
R. Paul Wilson All That Jazz number of card stopped at is counted from deck to find selection, flexible method
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 132
R. Paul Wilson Sucker Assembly one Ace placed face-up in deck, other Aces join
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 148
R. Paul Wilson Progressive Poker three phases
Also published here Progressive Poker 1
R. Paul Wilson Refried Poker
  • The Nines Strategy
  • Sans Second Deal
Inspired byAlso published here Refried Poker 1
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
Tomas Blomberg The Blomberg Variation
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Wisdom of Solomon 22
Hector Chadwick A Card Behind Spectator divines identities of three cards in increasing accuracy
Variations The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 103
R. Paul Wilson The Fred Robinson Deals additional discussion and variations of Robinson's Deals from the same chapter
The Magic of Fred Robinson 108
R. Paul Wilson The Rear Lift subtlety on the take
The Magic of Fred Robinson 112
R. Paul Wilson Cheating... fake bottom deal demonstration
The Magic of Fred Robinson 112
R. Paul Wilson, Chad Long Luck Versus Skill multiple phase gambling themed routine with cutting the high card culminating in a variation of "Shuffling Lesson"
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 155
R. Paul Wilson Tupelo Paul simplified variation
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 157
R. Paul Wilson The Con-Cam Coincidence spectators shuffle packets, yet Four-of-a-kind on top matching selection
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 159
R. Paul Wilson YAMFACAAN "Yet Another Method for A Card at Any Number", reverse spread
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 170
R. Paul Wilson Australian Curry II few-cards OOTW version
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 189
R. Paul Wilson Overlap multi-packets false cut
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 259
R. Paul Wilson Break-Up Control
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 291
R. Paul Wilson Swivel Rocker
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 292
R. Paul Wilson Double Cross Force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 294
R. Paul Wilson The C.C. Center setting up for Center Deal with "The Consistent Control", as Stop Trick, Key Card Placement, Double Deal
Card Men 57
R. Paul Wilson The Consistent Control retaining side-jog during in-the-hands riffle shuffle
Card Men 57
R. Paul Wilson Wilson Tabled Double slides across table
Notes de Conférence 2 24
Steve Beam The Magic of R. Paul Wilson Introduction to the chapter on the magic of Paul Wilson
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 123
R. Paul Wilson Martini Card at any number effect.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 124
R. Paul Wilson Eight BW Plus Two Variation on Nick Trost's Eight Card Brainwave effect, move to hide backs
Inspired byAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 126
R. Paul Wilson Turn-Cut False cut
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 127
R. Paul Wilson Aces Reloaded Ace cutting effect.
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 129
R. Paul Wilson SMF Using a card with printed instructions, magician predicts the card a spectator will select.
Related to
  • "Shuffle Bored" (Simon Aronson, marketed, 1980)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 133
R. Paul Wilson Tickling the Ivories Over-the-phone version of the Piano Card Trick
Inspired by
  • "The Piano Card Trick" (Juan Tamariz, Verbal Magic, 2008)
  • "Piano Card Trick" (Uncredited, Stanyon's Magic, Aug. 1902)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 195
R. Paul Wilson, Bob Farmer Con Cam Coincidencia
  • To do this as a Stud Deal
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 37
Steve Mayhew The 50 Card Deal playing with five spectators simultaneously
Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 88
R. Paul Wilson Go Fisch four phases
Inspired by The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 90
R. Paul Wilson Progressive Poker four phases
Also published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 131
Bob Farmer Done Deal V: The Scam-and-Scram Ten Card Deal
Variations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 231
Scott Cram, R. Paul Wilson, Peter Duffie Notes On Scam And Scram
Inspired byRelated to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 233
Peter Duffie The Zen Card Deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 249
Tomas Blomberg The Blomberg Variation
Inspired byVariations The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 282
R. Paul Wilson Refried Poker
Inspired byAlso published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 284
R. Paul Wilson FTM
Inspired by
  • Ramón Riobóo's "In the Bluff" in "Thinking the Impossible"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 135
R. Paul Wilson FTM Shuffle packets cuts face up and face down are rolled over to gather them up again
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 136
R. Paul Wilson Foreword
Just Think 2
R. Paul Wilson Out of Your Mind
Also published here Just Think 3
R. Paul Wilson Easy OOSY
Also published here Just Think 13
R. Paul Wilson Do You Believe?
Just Think 14
R. Paul Wilson Out of Pocket
Just Think 15
R. Paul Wilson Determination D using method D with OOSOOM
Inspired by Just Think 16
R. Paul Wilson Think Stop
Just Think 16
R. Paul Wilson Foreword
Think Again 1
R. Paul Wilson A Beautiful Mind spectator divines identities of three cards in increasing accuracy
  • First Method (Rarely Happens)
  • Second Method (Happens Most of the Time)
  • Variations
  • Another Note on the Second Card
  • Lastly
Inspired by Think Again 3
R. Paul Wilson Thinking It Over ten red and ten black cards, one travels across
Also published here Think Again 10
R. Paul Wilson S.A.L.O.B. direct glimpse during Fingertip Peek procedure
Inspired by Think Again 12
R. Paul Wilson Foreword
G.T.F.M. 1
R. Paul Wilson G.T.F.M. "Get The F***ing Money", one card chosen from row of six, predicted by being the only red card
G.T.F.M. 2
R. Paul Wilson Undone Delusion Dunbury Delusion, card vanishes from the packet and appears after counting down, inspired by Fred Robinson
Inspired by Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 95
R. Paul Wilson Open Steal card from case stolen with right-hand packet
Triptych 52
R. Paul Wilson How We Met two decks, four cards are selected and values added, card at number in other deck is predicted
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 243