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Joe Berg A Mindreader's Dream four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each boxVariations Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 55
Karl Fulves Tweedle plot is that two players always get the same type of poker hand, demonstrated with ten-card packetRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 586
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Math + Magic by Persi Diaconis (written by Ron Graham) Prolix (Issue 9) 587
Karl Fulves KF Notes on Berg's "Dream" 1. Check Kiting
2. Horse Sense
3. The Traveler
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 66
Karl Fulves Immovable Monte discussion of Monte tricks in which the cards are glued/fastened together, see following items, credit information Prolix (Issue 9) 588
Karl Fulves Perpetual Notions "Notes on 'Perpetual'"
four cardboard pieces with numbers on both sides are in envelopes, with his back turned the performer orders them in numerical order
- Tight Circle
- In Color
- Picking Numbers
- Perceptual
- Using Windows
- Perpetual Numbers
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 57
Karl Fulves Epic Outcomes "No Force 'Mental Epic'"
methods without force to clean up
- Reading The Results
- Mental Epoch
- Copy Paper
- Me Thinks
Related to Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 61
Karl Fulves Running The Aces "Notes On A Classic Principle"
running cards singly in the center
- 27th Position
Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 64
Karl Fulves The Basic Principle of monte with stuck-together cards Prolix (Issue 9) 589
Karl Fulves Free Mix position of Joker predicted even though spectator influenced the overhand shuffle, then Aces found, red/black separation retained Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 64
Karl Fulves Mel Bennett Issue intro Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 67
Karl Fulves Klipped Notes ideas for monte trick with stuck together cards
- Klipped Koncluded
- Klipped Korner
- Spread Force
- Bank Nite
- Bank Nite With Cards
Prolix (Issue 9) 592
Mel Bennett Royacle "A Royal Reunion"Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 67
Tony Bartolotta, Karl Fulves Remote & Controlled spectator finds odd-backed card from face, posed as a problem Prolix (Issue 9) 595
Karl Fulves Rider Attached unknown card from blue deck removed, performer puts red-backed duplicate in blue deck, it is found from face by spectator Prolix (Issue 9) 595
Karl Fulves Devil's Deal performer and spectator each name a card and a number, Gemini Placement by counting to those numbers, corrected handlingRelated to Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 71
Karl Fulves Isolationist black Aces on top and bottom, unknown card put in spectator's pocket, false cut done together with spectator, now red Aces are on top and bottom and the two black Aces in spectator's pocket Prolix (Issue 9) 596
Mel Bennett The Devil His Due same trick with more free choiceInspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 72
Karl Fulves Center Double Lift Prolix (Issue 9) 596
Karl Fulves Holdout Secrets - Part Six introRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 598
Karl Fulves Paper Holdout coin in paper unfolded, two coins loaded into hand at the same time Prolix (Issue 9) 600
Martin Gardner, Hubert Lambert, Bert Allerton, Karl Fulves Two Deck Criss Cross Inspired by
  • "Criss Cross Do-As-I-Do" (Martin Gardner, Twelve Tricks With A Borrowed Deck)
Related to
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1950
Prolix (Issue 9) 601
Karl Fulves Triptych two cards chosen, two piles dealt and performer reads out loud all the cards, spectators name the piles with their selections, performer divines cards, they transpose into other pile and are only odd-backed onesInspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 603
Karl Fulves Higher Magic intro to the following rising object items Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Karl Fulves Cereal Secret corn flakes and bran flakes in bowl, bran flakes rise to the top by shaking Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Karl Fulves Rising Sphere marble rises to top of rice-filled glass by shaking Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Karl Fulves Moving Coin coin under cellophane of cigarette pack, it rises by shakingRelated to
  • old MUM issue
Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Karl Fulves Other Information on shaking to make things rise through other objectsRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 605
Unknown, Karl Fulves Hole Card Rise deck with hole though center, a card rises
- KF Note (plug falls out of deck as intro)
Prolix (Issue 9) 606
Karl Fulves Table Talk spectator divines card chosen under table, apparently a corner is torn off and restored for the rest of the audience Prolix (Issue 9) 607
Karl Fulves On Vernon Winiecke Prolix (Issue 9) 608
Karl Fulves Jump Count Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 609
Karl Fulves Ledger-demain expanded number puzzle about how much is spent and saved Prolix (Issue 9) 610
Karl Fulves Progressive Assembly credit information, also with cups & balls, coins Prolix (Issue 9) 611
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Seven introRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 612
Karl Fulves The Option Pass Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 612
Victor Farelli The Victor Farelli Coin Fold Related toAlso published here
  • Farelli's Coin Magic (1946)
Prolix (Issue 9) 614
Karl Fulves Empty Hands complete vanish, coin at thread Prolix (Issue 9) 616
Karl Fulves Buddha Bit Prolix (Issue 9) 616
Karl Fulves Paper Prison two coins in paper, expansion of texture meets paper fold Prolix (Issue 9) 618
Karl Fulves Escape Hatch Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 620
Karl Fulves Poker Chip Gypsy Expansion of Texture type routine with chips Prolix (Issue 9) 620
Karl Fulves Back To Bach "Unexplained"
comment on doing a trick justice in performance
Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Karl Fulves Swiping The Aces "Unexplained"
deck cut in four piles, bottom cards shown as Aces, then they are on top, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Karl Fulves CAA(S)N "Unexplained"
Card At Any (Small) Number, card and number up to five named, envelope with five cards, card at position, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Karl Fulves Whisked "Unexplained"
glass on cloth, cloth whipped away, glass vanishes, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Karl Fulves The L/S Deck long-short deck applicationsRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 625
Karl Fulves The Perfect Shuffle long-short deck with alternated color shuffled, sold as perfect faro or false shuffle Prolix (Issue 9) 626
Karl Fulves Playing Winners Prolix (Issue 9) 626
Karl Fulves Improving The Hand Prolix (Issue 9) 626
Karl Fulves Long/Short Story Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 628
Karl Fulves Refining The Action using stripper deck as long-short deck Prolix (Issue 9) 628
Karl Fulves Notable Quotes some quotes from various sources Prolix (Issue 9) 629
Karl Fulves Back Story further comments and credit information on the referenced itemsRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 630
Karl Fulves The Banker-Broker Move given the slip
- Notes On Process
Prolix (Issue 10) 632
Karl Fulves Contrarian signed card in case, deck cut in half, one half behind back and back of top card signed, card vanished from case and card in deck is signed by both spectators on the face and odd-backed Prolix (Issue 10) 634
Karl Fulves Fake Case or Envelope Insertion card underneath and later stolen away with Banker-Broker move Prolix (Issue 10) 634
Karl Fulves Notes applications of Banker-Broker Move
- wallet loading
- Out Of This World Clean Up
- coin steal
Prolix (Issue 10) 639
Michał Kociołek You Know Better from a shuffled deck, three spectators find the mates of their cards, apparently by intuition, "Gemini Twins" with three cardsInspired byAlso published here 8 Effects and a Sleight 6
Karl Fulves Three Cheat Monte spectator shuffles deck and deals out two cards, looks at one and exchanges the other two, selection indicated and namedInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 639
Roberto Giobbi The Card in the Mirror of the Mind identity of card is reflected in mirror from blank cardRelated to Confidences 239
Karl Fulves Higher Ground card travels from bottom to top, remains injoggedRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 642
Michał Kociołek In Between thought of card appears sandwiched between two lost selections that were used to create that composite card (suit/value), faroRelated to 8 Effects and a Sleight 37
Karl Fulves Star Lite cards in two halves exchanged, found apparently by memory, Fulves's Riffle Shuffle ControlRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 648
Karl Fulves Star Brite spectator finds Aces (Fulves's Riffle Shuffle Control) and separates cards in reds and blacksRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 649
Karl Fulves E Squared bet about producing error on calculatorRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 649
Karl Fulves Metal Motion silver coin in envelope between two glasses, copper coin on envelope under top glass, envelope pulled out, they transposeRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 651
Walter Rollins Ringy Dingy three rings penetrate a rope one by oneVariations Prolix (Issue 10) 652
Karl Fulves KF Notes Jardine-Ellis ring with Rollins's routineInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 654
Karl Fulves Moving Hole Card apparently a hole card switch is demonstrated, but palmed card changes Prolix (Issue 10) 654
Karl Fulves Dr. Hook coin openly dropped into sleeve transposes with coin rubbed at outside of sleeve, method guess Prolix (Issue 10) 654
Karl Fulves Aces To Go four Aces on table in row, one by one they are cut into deck and the indifferent top card placed on table instead, tabled cards are once again the Aces Prolix (Issue 10) 655
Karl Fulves Aces Two Go four Aces on table in row, one by one they are cut into deck and the indifferent top card placed on table instead, tabled cards are Kings and top four cards the Aces Prolix (Issue 10) 656
Karl Fulves Cut Faster three spectators cut to cards in their own hands and pocket them, named with cards behind performer's back, one travels into performer's pocketInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 663
Karl Fulves The Gypsy Switch - Part Seven intro, actually part eightRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 664
Karl Fulves Intervention unknown card in case, signed card appears in sandwich, then sandwich cards put in case, unknown card there then is selectionRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 666
Karl Fulves Fields Effect player gets five Aces repeatedlyInspired by
  • W. C. Fields film poker sequence
Related toVariations
Prolix (Issue 10) 667
Karl Fulves Poker With Jokers four Kings and Joker cut in deck, two hands dealt, five Kinds and five Aces (four with Joker) in the handsInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 668
Karl Fulves The Berg Variations introInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 669
Karl Fulves Last Card Standing twelve cards from Ace to Queen, one named, every other card outjogged, named card is the last card sticking out after diminishing plunger procedure Prolix (Issue 10) 671
Karl Fulves, Allan Ackerman Double Control producing doubles Lessons in Card Mastery 101
Karl Fulves Rise To The Occasion secretly outjogging more than one card in anti-faro Prolix (Issue 10) 672
Karl Fulves Background & History credit information on the diminishing plunger (pushing cards back and forth through the deck until one card remains) Prolix (Issue 10) 672
Karl Fulves Black Diamonds lie speller variation in which answers to questions are chosen by random notes on paperRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 673
Karl Fulves Bandido blue-backed card signed on back and pushed in rubber banded deck, card jumps out of banded red deck, blue deck spread, it is in new deck order with red-backed selection at position Prolix (Issue 10) 675
Karl Fulves Pivot Point two decks in new deck order, card peeked in blue deck, card taken from red deck, it is odd-backed selection which is missing in blue deckRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 676
Karl Fulves Pivot Steal from center into right palm or onto tabled packet Prolix (Issue 10) 676
Karl Fulves Nite Lite "Unexplained"
light bulb smashed, pieces on fan, egg on fan until bulb is restored and lights up, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10) 679
Karl Fulves Left or Right "Unexplained"
game with three letter card (L, C, R) and poker chip, winner must be predicted, posed as a problem
Inspired by
  • "LCR Game", marketed item
Prolix (Issue 10) 679
Karl Fulves 3 x 3 x 3 "Unexplained"
stacking three Aces for three-handed game in three seconds, demonstrated with reversed indifferent card that change into Aces, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10) 679
Karl Fulves 3 Easy Pieces "Unexplained"
tearing a paper into three pieces with one tear, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10) 679
Karl Fulves Faux Aces "Unexplained"
four Aces face-up in overlapped configuration, turned over, one changes into a Five, explained with partial blocking of the other pips, then other Aces also change to Fives, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 10) 680
Karl Fulves Paper Caper "Unexplained"
bet in which spectator cannot guess how many separated pieces there are after a folded paper piece has been torn, posed as a problem
Related to Prolix (Issue 10) 680
Karl Fulves The Three-Corner Card "Unexplained"
corner of selection torn off and put under case, remaining card signed on back, card put in deck so a part is protruding, prediction card with corner missing shown, it is signed on back and protruding part is now only corner which has vanished from under case, posed as a problem
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 681
Karl Fulves On Impulse spectator should cut anywhere, look at bottom card and name any card of same color but different suit, both values counted down from rest lead to selection Prolix (Issue 10) 684
Karl Fulves Bill Optics mathematical counting trick with bills, swindle patter, values determined apparently by feel Prolix (Issue 10) 685
Karl Fulves Skill Set groups of cards with different back design taken from envelope, some decisions made for all suits, value total of remaining cards predictedRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 687
Karl Fulves Fold & Cheat 3x3 grid with numbers on paper, folded in different ways and numbers added, medium called and some of the digits named, medium knows rest Prolix (Issue 10) 688
Karl Fulves Conjuring Arts on history and Bill Kalush's Conjuring Arts Research Center Prolix (Issue 10) 691
Unknown The Beer-Drinking Puzzle "Who paid for the beer?"Related toAlso published here
  • "Mathematics And The Imagination" (1940)
Prolix (Issue 10) 693
Karl Fulves Money Puzzle counting trick with cards on which money is printed on both side, posed as a problem Prolix (Issue 10) 693
Karl Fulves Trap Shoot deck cut, value of top and suit of bottom card used to make up composite card, that is caught with other two cardsInspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 694
Karl Fulves Optical Shift "Two Ideas"
Simple Shift type action to controlled position, cut made before the apparent push-in for passive look
Prolix (Issue 10) 696
Karl Fulves Karate Steal "Two Ideas"
stealing card off tabled deck into palm or under cover
Prolix (Issue 10) 696
Jack Avis, Karl Fulves Fate Mates card named by each performer and spectator, written on paper pieces, two halves, one card outjogged, both dealt in unison, both named cards show upRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 698
Karl Fulves Back Story further comments and credit information on the referenced itemsRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 700
Christoph Borer Die Buchseiten-Wanderung two books,chosen page vanishes from printed book and appears in blank book on correct page numberRelated toAlso published here Endlose Möglichkeiten 29
Karl Fulves Banker - Broker intro, about the game and the transfer sleight, credit informationRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 631
Dr. Stanley Jaks Supersonic Card Prediction several cards on a card stand, selection was predictedVariations The Incredible Dr. Jaks 226
Dr. Stanley Jaks Words of Dr. Jaks word on card is divinedRelated to The Incredible Dr. Jaks 242
Karl Fulves One-Handed Tilt Get-Ready Close Culls 27
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition brief outlineRelated to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 115
Karl Fulves Automatic Poker Also published here The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 115
Nick Trost Automatic Gambler Inspired by
  • "Auto Draw" (Karl Fulves, Charlatan No. 2, 2000)
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Automatic Gambler" (Subtle Card Creations Vol. 3, 2009)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 161
David Britland The Last Game Inspired byVariations
  • "Exchange Poker" & "Exchange Poker - My Original Version" (Nick Trost, Subtle Card Creations Vol. 2, 2009)
Also published here
  • The New Talon
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 245
Bob Farmer Blackjack Attack - Ordinary Deck VersionInspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, 1997
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 351
Karl Fulves Proposition Bet Related to The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 42
John Hostler The Triskadequadra Principle related to Gilbreath, allows knowledge about consecutive groups of four cards after a riffle shuffle if the deck starts out in four-card-groups of the same orderRelated to Magnum Opossum 58
John Hostler Alligator ten red and ten black cards shuffled, pairs dealt according to rules, outcome predicted and added value of chosen pair divinedInspired by Magnum Opossum 116
Roberto Giobbi, Bob Hummer Dollar Deal red-black betting game, bill is inserted in deck and pairs taken, color that comes with bill can be predictedRelated toAlso published here
  • Genii, Oct. 2007
Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 16) 111
Vanni Bossi We're Being Followed performed in car during driving, signed card in deck, deck sprung out of window, later card shown at back of car stuck to rear windowRelated to The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 187
Michael Weber Binary Star spectator removes four-of-a-kind of thought-of card, performer names card across the room, several handlingsRelated to Black Tears 6
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 Handcrafted Card Magic - Volume 3 59
Christoph Borer Die Joker spüren dich Gemini Twins, predictions written on two jokersInspired by Mentale Notizen 97
Herb Runge, Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Placement without credit Mentale Notizen 98
Asi Wind Echo two decks, card chosen and reversed, same card turns over in other deck, they transposeRelated to Repertoire 149