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Karl Fulves Oil And Water credit information on the plot, Hofzinser, excerpt from "Tricks with Prepared Cards" (Donald Holmes, 1913) Worknotes On Brainwave 104
Karl Fulves The All Backs credit information Worknotes On Brainwave 105
Karl Fulves Ah Ha two blank cards under spectator's hand fuse into one with drawing of named card, mirror writing Worknotes On Brainwave 107
Karl Fulves Mirror Writing credit information Worknotes On Brainwave 108
Karl Fulves Blank Brainwave thirteen double-blank cards shown, Diamond value named, it appears and has back, no method Worknotes On Brainwave 109
Sam Schwartz The Third GREAT SIN letter cards sent to host in advance, they predict a chosen word from the Astrology book
(A) on card sticky
(B) double facers
(C) double facers
Related toVariations Astrology - The Hidden Force 36
John Scarne Out Of This World credit information, method by Scarne with part of deckRelated to Worknotes On Brainwave 109
Karl Fulves Spectator's Named Triumph spectator sorts out face-up/face-down shuffled deck below the table by himself except for named card Worknotes On Brainwave 110
Martin Gardner Crazy Calendar No. 73, calendar force with matrix principleInspired byRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 94
Karl Fulves The Multiple Shift credit information and application to four-card brainwave Worknotes On Brainwave 110
Karl Fulves Games and Bets chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 97
Karl Fulves Flickers miniature card stuck to back of card moves when riffle through the deck cartoon like, also stampRelated to Worknotes On Brainwave 111
Karl Fulves Yr Card Yr Wallet signed card to spectator's wallet, reverse Svengali deckRelated to Worknotes On Brainwave 111
Andrew Shivas No-Gaff Svengali showing all red or all black, incomplete faroRelated toAlso published here
  • Tricks of the Masters (Goldston, 1942)
Worknotes On Brainwave 113
Sam Schwartz Incredi Card lucky card from Astrology book is divinedRelated to Astrology - The Hidden Force 43
Karl Fulves No-Gaff Brainwave paper clip vanishes and appears around named four-of-a-kind, using comb type gaff which allows to locate any card in the deck open index likeInspired by
  • "Card Trick" (Clinton Burgess, Magic And Its Professors, Evans, 1902)
Worknotes On Brainwave 114
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves Related to Astrology - The Hidden Force 45
Karl Fulves Janewave spectator mixes four-card packet behind back and choses a card, mate is also reversed, "Brainrave" Worknotes On Brainwave 115
Karl Fulves After Effects introduction Astrology - The Hidden Force 46
Karl Fulves Reading Celebrities divining birth sign of a friend of the spectator or celebrity with Astrology bookInspired by Astrology - The Hidden Force 46
Karl Fulves The Further Adventures card from one half thought-of, shuffled into other half, selection reversed, kind of Brainweave with roughed deck, faro Worknotes On Brainwave 116
Karl Fulves Short Circuiting fishing variation in the "Incredi Test #1"
- Group Doubling
Inspired by Astrology - The Hidden Force 47
Karl Fulves Latnem Artlu Notes starting with two separate halves, perhaps one ungaffed, faroRelated to Worknotes On Brainwave 116
Karl Fulves The Anagrammer how to present the word after the letters have been called out, using calculator upside down to reveal word from a list of eight wordsRelated to Astrology - The Hidden Force 49
Karl Fulves The Market In Futures four reds and four blacks, spectator thinks a black, it ends up being only black in red backed Worknotes On Brainwave 117
Karl Fulves Anygrams adding groups of letters instead of single letters Astrology - The Hidden Force 51
Karl Fulves Electronic Brainwave a fingertip clip that monitors the spectator's heart rate is used to find out which Ace he is thinking of, $100 bet to get him going Worknotes On Brainwave 118
Karl Fulves Jo-Anagrams using anagram principle in divination of mental effect in which one of four girls on postcards is divined or a playing card Astrology - The Hidden Force 52
Karl Fulves Auto Suggestion No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cardsRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 104
Karl Fulves On the Potter Index dream of having a cross-referenced electronic version of the Potter Index (good idea!) Worknotes On Brainwave 119
Karl Fulves The Silent R fishing variationInspired by Astrology - The Hidden Force 53
Karl Fulves Giant Memory chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 109
Karl Fulves Another GREAT SIN presentational ideaInspired by Astrology - The Hidden Force 54
Karl Fulves The Q Test spectator in another room with list of words and thinks of one, written on slate, repeated several times, not 100%, some words are easily visualized and others are not, concept fishing Astrology - The Hidden Force 55
Karl Fulves Hardcore Aces borrowed deck, performer spells to four random cards in various languages, then spectator to all four acesRelated to Hardcore Aces 1
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Memorease No. 91, spectator can memorize large number, also lettersAlso published here Self-Working Number Magic 118
Karl Fulves The Ultra Mind No. 92, words on business card, spectator takes one of ten business cards and remembers word on it, divined, memory Self-Working Number Magic 120
Karl Fulves Anytime Poker Aces run up from shuffled deck, two-handed gameRelated toVariations Hardcore Aces 3
Karl Fulves More Number Magic chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 125
Karl Fulves Pseudo Pswitch poker hand transforms into Aces with pseudo move Hardcore Aces 4
Fred Barlow, Will Dexter, Karl Fulves Sum Fantastic No. 94, two spectators make up a six-digit number, performer has four numbers that add up to it Self-Working Number Magic 125
Karl Fulves Psychic Card Reading No. 95, nine cards given to spectator, he does a layout, removes a card and adds up the rest, performer with his back turned names the missing card Self-Working Number Magic 127
Karl Fulves Linear A two halves, a card in one half reversed, when counted down a mate is in same position in other half, multiple methods
- L-A #1 to L-A #8
- Linear B
- Linear C
Related to Hardcore Aces 5
Karl Fulves Devil's Dial No. 96, person called and that person divines astrological signInspired by Self-Working Number Magic 129
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles, Jack Miller What's My Line? No. 97, on three envelopes are occupations and salaries written, three spectator chose an envelope and take the salary in matches, performer divines who took what, also as phone effect Self-Working Number Magic 130
Karl Fulves Wrist Turn Misdirection Palm top card palmed as inserted card is shown again with turn of left hand Hardcore Aces 6
Karl Fulves Predicting the Future chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 137
Karl Fulves The Breaks Ten of Spades to King of Spades placed under case, spectator choses random card, placed under box as well, changes into Ace of Spades to complete Royal Flush Hardcore Aces 9
Karl Fulves Super Prophet No. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predictedInspired by Self-Working Number Magic 137
Karl Fulves Astro Thought No. 100, numbers formed with digits on number cards, total predicted Self-Working Number Magic 138
Karl Fulves The Million-Dollar Prediction No. 101, four people call out four-digit numbers, all digits written out on billets and mixed, new number formed, total predictedRelated toVariations Self-Working Number Magic 140
Karl Fulves Sole Cannibal single cannibal card on top of one half, another card put on top vanishes Hardcore Aces 12
Karl Fulves Introduction about the Magic Square effect and some sources Instant Magic Square 1
Karl Fulves Comments on the Instant Magic Square Instant Magic Square 4
Karl Fulves Further Comments on the Magic Square 4&4 and 5&5 Instant Magic Square 5
Karl Fulves Ace Machine "No attempt was made to refine the handling; what is to follow is a first approximation to the solution." - true for all items Ace Machine 1
Karl Fulves Aces Over ace turns over between jokers, repeated with other aces
- The Fifth Ace (variation)
Ace Machine 1
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces ace turns over between jokers and changes to king, repeated with other aces Ace Machine 2
Karl Fulves Illusion Notes effect variations of Illusion Aces without methods, aces travel from envelope to sandwich Ace Machine 4
Karl Fulves Opposite Illusion aces produced between jokers one by one, without method Ace Machine 4
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside Ace Machine 5
Karl Fulves And Then odd-backed blank card in envelope with hole transposes with named ace in hands Ace Machine 5
Karl Fulves Variation blank card in envelope against glass, ace in hand, suddenly envelope travels to hand and ace is inside, against glass only blank card Ace Machine 5
Karl Fulves Overthrow two kings turn over between jokers, then three Kings, then four Kings, they change to Aces Ace Machine 6
Karl Fulves Undercover Work aces separate on table, covered with cardboard, they turn over one by one on table Ace Machine 6
Karl Fulves Two Faced face of picture card changes direction in envelope with cut-out hole for face Ace Machine 6
Karl Fulves Sharpening Pencil in Card Case "the old pencil-sharpener in thumb tip gag" Ace Machine 6
Karl Fulves After Jordan "This material was compiled in 1963 but never published." After Jordan 1
Karl Fulves Known Unknown chosen card in black packet vanishes and appears in red packet at same positionInspired by After Jordan 1
Karl Fulves Curvature different coins and cards removed and remembered by spectators and shuffled back, performer blindfolded, all cards located and coins as well, coins leaves circular impressionInspired by After Jordan 2
Karl Fulves Nail Punch Location one or more cards, punched with fingers in different places After Jordan 2
Karl Fulves Trackinback NDO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer, riffle shuffle connectionInspired by After Jordan 3
Karl Fulves Submarine Ace Ace sinks down next to chosen cardInspired by After Jordan 4
Philip T. Goldstein Hof-Ace odd back color of acesInspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 13
Karl Fulves Non-Sight Location performer names several cards from shuffled deck, using a card with torn-off cornerInspired by
  • "New Card Reading" (Charles Jordan)
After Jordan 5
Karl Fulves Late Arrival two decks with same back, random selection buried in one deck appears on top of other deck, impromptu duplicate from other deckInspired by After Jordan 6
Karl Fulves Open Switch one deck in each hand, when performer turns around they're switched After Jordan 6
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan The Up-Down System out-of-room four spectators seal cards in envelope, performer divines them in dark room, featuring stacking systemInspired by After Jordan 7
Karl Fulves Girl Thots two spectators think of a card from a half-deck each, they're found in indirect way by removing a card and showing that the card is missing, two siamesa decksInspired by After Jordan 8
Karl Fulves Twist and Break a card breaks into two pieces as finale After Jordan 10
Father Cyprian Shock Spell spelling to any picture card in packet, then matching cards are producedInspired byRelated to After Jordan 12
Karl Fulves Shuffle Off page by page commentary on claims in The Shank ShuffleRelated toVariations Shuffle Off 1
Karl Fulves Zarrow Transfer "using center pull-out as starting point" Shuffle Off 6
Philip T. Goldstein Oddment four aces and jack change to four jacks and aceInspired by Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 10) 1117
Karl Fulves Named Stranger Triumph effect mentioned, for method see referenceRelated to Shuffle Off 9
Karl Fulves Pre-Established Breaks credit informationRelated to Shuffle Off 10
Karl Fulves Center Transfer definition and credit information Shuffle Off 10
Karl Fulves Shuffle Matters on various riffle shuffle credits Shuffle Off 15
David Britland Tearing a Lady in Two two cards folded along two different axis and put in Card Warp configuration, torn in two, inner piece restoresInspired by Tearing a Lady in Two 1
Karl Fulves Introduction A History of the Brainwave Principle 1
Karl Fulves The Svengali Principle citing Cremer's "Hanky Panky" (1872), Robert-Houdin's "Card Sharpers" and many more sources A History of the Brainwave Principle 3
Karl Fulves Introduction Self-Working Number Magic iii
Karl Fulves Amazing Number Magic chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 1
Karl Fulves The Svengali Principle explaining the principle, with reproduced ad by Burling Hull from 1909
- short ends
- short corners
- scallop shorts (& combined cuts)
- roughed Svengali deck
A History of the Brainwave Principle 10
Karl Fulves Roughing Fluid history of its development A History of the Brainwave Principle 17
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Karl Fulves Think of a Number No. 9, spectator does calculation procedure and adds value of change in pocket, performer knows value of change Self-Working Number Magic 11
Karl Fulves Blue Lightning No. 11, packets of cards removed from two decks and counted and added in some way, at the end three spectators have the same number of cards without it being obvious, all chose the same card if counted downInspired by Self-Working Number Magic 14
Dr. Ford Rogers Two-Deck Slick Cards using decks with different finishesRelated toAlso published here
  • "Tricks with Prepared Cards" (Donald Holmes, 1913)
A History of the Brainwave Principle 20
Karl Fulves Devilish Dates chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 17
Karl Fulves, Dai Vernon Faro Boxes on gaffed faro boxes and using rough-smooth cards
- The Richard Buffum Tapes
- The Faro Box
- Sand Tell
- Needle Tell
- The Two-Card Box
- Faro Box Technique
- The Two-Card Box
- Second Dealing Boxes
A History of the Brainwave Principle 21
Karl Fulves Impromptu Faro Box red black betting game A History of the Brainwave Principle 29
Karl Fulves The Brainwave Principle history of its development, starting in 1921 ("Edward Bagshawe's Reverse Deck may have been the first Brainwave deck.") A History of the Brainwave Principle 34
Shigeo Futagawa Stunumbers No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" referenceRelated toVariations Self-Working Number Magic 27
Karl Fulves Lightning Calculators chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 31
Unknown Slippery Sevens No. 19, producing numbers that are divisible by seven from given numbersRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 33
Karl Fulves Dollars and Dice No. 27, serial number of bill, dice rolled, performer instantly adjusts serial number so it is divisible by other number Self-Working Number Magic 44
Karl Fulves Magic with Numbers chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 47
Harry Canar, Karl Fulves Mental Amazement No. 28, two cards at two numbers counted to and removed, number added with values of the cards, both cards divined Self-Working Number Magic 47
Karl Fulves Magic Squares introduction Self-Working Number Magic 59
Unknown The Marrakech Game No. 35, numbers on 3x3 square used for variation of Tic Tac ToeRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 60
Karl Fulves Anti-Magic Square No. 38, getting many different totals in a 3x3 square Self-Working Number Magic 63
Karl Fulves Discussion of Vernon's "Brain Wave Deck" see also p. 78Related to A History of the Brainwave Principle 68
Karl Fulves The Super Roughing Principle partial rough smooth, credit information A History of the Brainwave Principle 74
Karl Fulves The Automatic Magic Square No. 42, instantly filling out a 4x4 square for a number between 22 and 100 Self-Working Number Magic 68
Karl Fulves The Classics chapter intro Self-Working Number Magic 73
John J. Crimmins Jr. On Brainwave reprinted from footnote in Practical Mental Effects, p. 279, with comment by Karl Fulves A History of the Brainwave Principle 83
Karl Fulves Read This First Astrology - The Hidden Force 1
Karl Fulves Amazing But True general comments on book tests, different general principles Astrology - The Hidden Force 2
Karl Fulves On Four-Card Brainwave credit information A History of the Brainwave Principle 92
Karl Fulves Trivial But True historical comment on the anagram principle and this book testRelated to Astrology - The Hidden Force 3
Karl Fulves Taking No For An Answer explanation of the (progressive) anagram principle Astrology - The Hidden Force 6
Karl Fulves Summary A History of the Brainwave Principle 96
Karl Fulves Red Magic No. 18, spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numbersAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 26
Karl Fulves Odd Color Out No. 19, cards shuffled face-up/face-down via CATO by spectator, two selections made, performer handles cards and all face-up cards are red with a black selection and vice versaVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 27
Karl Fulves Telephone Tricks chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 31
John Northern Hilliard Twentieth-Century Telepathy No. 21, name codeVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 31
Karl Fulves Introduction Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 109
Karl Fulves The Percival Code No. 22, alternate code systemsInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves Controlled Shuffles chapter intro Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 112
Karl Fulves Run Up Systems chapter intro Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 128
Karl Fulves Overhand Shuffle Systems chapter intro Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 151
Karl Fulves The Restacking Problem chapter introRelated to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 191
Karl Fulves Shylock's Card No. 27, one of three Kings selected and divined over phoneInspired byAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 37
Unknown The Connection No. 29, any card chosen, medium phoned instantly names it, ringing recordedRelated toAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 39
Karl Fulves Linear Blackjack No. 30, game of Blackjack over the phone, performer knows which card to select to winAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 41
Karl Fulves The Ultra Code No. 31, spectator chooses any flush and reads off four of the cards to a medium at the phone, fifth card named, problem by Fitch Cheney More Self-Working Card Tricks 41
Father Cyprian Time Squared No. 32, over the phone method for mathematical three-card monte, spectator removes cards according to current timeInspired byAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 43
Karl Fulves Riffle-Shuffle Setups chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 45
Karl Fulves Stack a Pack No. 33, explanation of Gilbreath principle with only the top and bottom two cards of the deck More Self-Working Card Tricks 45
Karl Fulves ESP + Math No. 37, packet of cards is shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cardsAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 48
Karl Fulves Replica Poker No. 40, ten cards, five are removed by spectator, remaining five cards are in same value-order, self-duplicating set-up More Self-Working Card Tricks 52
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control No. 42, number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted after riffle shuffleAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 54
Karl Fulves Why You Can't Win No. 43, deck riffle shuffled and dealt into four piles, top cards turned over by player simultaneously and red-black outcome used for betting game More Self-Working Card Tricks 55
Karl Fulves Two-Deck Card Tricks chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 57
George Sands, Karl Fulves Criss Cross No. 48, simplified, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate itInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 62
Karl Fulves Jumpback No. 49, card signed in red-backed deck and returned, then blue-backed card is chosen from second deck and it has the signatureRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 65
Karl Fulves Topological Card Tricks chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 70
Karl Fulves The Linking Cards No. 52, with partial handkerchief coverRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 74
Karl Fulves Card-Forcing Secrets chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 77
Stephen Tucker Scanner Card thought of from packet of eight cards, cards slowly eliminated until thought of card is leftInspired by
  • "Scanner Count" (Karl Fulves, Talon, Sept 1979)
Related to
The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 22
Karl Fulves Coloroto No. 55, spectator cuts and removes four cards, performer divines it More Self-Working Card Tricks 79
Karl Fulves Suit Fishing More Self-Working Card Tricks 80
Karl Fulves On the Lam No. 57, number prediction on card gives position of later selectionInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 82
Karl Fulves The Stapled Card No. 59, signed card transposes with one of two Jokers that are stapled togetherInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 85
Karl Fulves Cross-Cut Force Handling More Self-Working Card Tricks 86
Karl Fulves Telepathy with Cards chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 89
Stephen Tucker Face eight card packet of Aces and Kings, spectator and magician able to separate Aces from Kings via freely selecting four cards eachInspired by The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 39
Karl Fulves Past and Future No. 63, card predicted and birthday of spectator divined which he wrote on a cardInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 93
Karl Fulves Hex Squared No. 65, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force cardAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 96
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz The Square Ring No. 66, 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, only three instructionsAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 97
Karl Fulves, Roy Walton The Unmatch Game No. 67, piles made, suit pairs build and remaining cards predicted More Self-Working Card Tricks 99
Unknown, Karl Fulves The Master Mind No. 68, deck put in pocket and apparently removed from other pocket, odd-backed siamese More Self-Working Card Tricks 100
Karl Fulves Gambling Secrets chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 103
Karl Fulves Flim Flam No. 69, chosen red card is only red card in black seven-card poker hand and vice versaInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 103
Michael F. Zens, Karl Fulves Any Hand Called For No. 72, double-deal stackingRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 106
Karl Fulves The Omega Bet No. 73, card pushed face-up in center and deck dealt in pairs, pair with face-up card matches or not, multiple phasesRelated toVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 107
Karl Fulves Conjuror's Quartet chapter intro to a four-trick act More Self-Working Card Tricks 115
Karl Fulves Though-Card Methods chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 121
Gene Grant, Sam Schwartz Psychorama No. 80, one of five cards thought of, single-no fishingRelated toVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 121
Karl Fulves Miracles with Aces chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 128
Karl Fulves Eyewitness No. 87, bottom card of rubber banded deck shown to four spectators and removed, they change to Aces More Self-Working Card Tricks 132
Karl Fulves Automatic Glide with rubber banded deck More Self-Working Card Tricks 133
Jeff Busby (reviewer) A History of the Brainwave Principle by Karl Fulves Epoptica (Issue 5) 245
Karl Fulves Introduction More Self-Working Card Tricks v
Karl Fulves Impromptu Card Trick chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 1
Karl Fulves Gemini Twins No. 1, two cards inserted where spectator stops dealing, both next to matesVariationsAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 1
Karl Fulves, Dr. Jacob Daley Strip Shuffle Notes three cards on a Three, five cards on a Five, all on top of deck Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 113
Herb Runge, Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Placement Also published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 2
Karl Fulves Daley's Stacked Deck Problem removing card from a stack without disturbing the rest Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 114
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on Red/Black Shuffles in general and Daley's method, setting up for ABAB Shuffle with Zarrow Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 117
Martin Gardner, Karl Fulves Hole Second Deal handling for the fake second deal with hole card on top, also third deal demo The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 21) 205
Karl Fulves The Z-Transposition exchanging two cards with 1 Zarrow shuffle without disturbing the rest Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 125
Karl Fulves Block Transfer Note as a sandwich effect Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 126
Karl Fulves Push Thru Problem transformation as card(s) is pushed through deck, posed as a problem Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 127
Jon Racherbaumer On Karl Fulves's Shuffle Off seventeen page long Zarrow/Shank credit fight essayInspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 31
Karl Fulves, William P. Miesel Notes by Karl Fulves riffle stacking from the bottom Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 130
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on Dr. Elliott's Run-Up System Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 141
Karl Fulves Run Up Problem stacking outjogged cards, posed as a problem Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 146
Harry Green One Shuffle Stacking - Pre-Established Breaks
- Riffle Breaks
Variations Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 147
Karl Fulves More Shuffle Problems - Previous Erdnase
- Dollar Deal
- Haunted Transfer
- Markers
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 150
Michael Weber Off the Deep End finger ring through wide end of spoonRelated to Side Effects 4
Karl Fulves Karl Fulves Notes on Jim Wheeler's Erdnase Outdone described before Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 157
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves on The Casual False Shuffle described before Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 159
Karl Fulves, Dan E. Mayers Notes on a Classic on Mayers' Overhand Cull-Stack System Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 160
Karl Fulves Block Transfer Shuffles chapter intro, definition and information Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 166
Bob Farmer Gambo Magique Inspired byRelated to Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 82
Karl Fulves Holding Back basics Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 168
Karl Fulves Blocking Off Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 169
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner Chronometer Cards cards of one suit are laid out and elimination process is used to arrive at two cards, those coincide with current timeRelated to Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 288
Karl Fulves Simplex Transfer basic block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 170
Karl Fulves Jacks Exchange red jacks sandwich black jacks, situation reversed, block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 172
Karl Fulves Flourish Transfer bottom to top block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 173
Karl Fulves Cut Substitute block transfer in the initial cutting action Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 175
Karl Fulves Triumph Transfer variation of Vernon's Triumph Shuffle with block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 176
Karl Fulves The Larger Block Triumph Shuffle block transfer with multiple cards Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 177
Karl Fulves Bottom Transfer Triumph Shuffle as a bottom block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 178
Karl Fulves Combination Transfer Triumph Shuffle as top and bottom transfer at once Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 179
Karl Fulves Utility Transfer block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 180
Karl Fulves Subway Transfer block transfer combined with the loading of a card in the block Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 182
Karl Fulves Separating the Colors red/black alternating aces on top, two shuffles, separated; using block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 183
Karl Fulves The 3 Jacks Deal stacking demo, partially pseudo Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 183
Karl Fulves Jacks with a Finish "3 Jack Deal" with aces climax Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 185
Karl Fulves Sharper's Demo ace is lost and controlled again, block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 186
Karl Fulves Advanced Course in Cheating center card of four poker hands is an ace, they are shuffled together using block transfers Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 187
Karl Fulves Three-Shuffle Cull in center of four poker hands are aces, are shuffled together in center of deck, block transfers Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 189
Karl Fulves The Restacking Problem players leave or arrive after deck is already stacked, several solutions:
- 4 Hands to 3
- 5 Hands to 4
- 5 Hands to 3
- 3 Hands to 5
- Mind Games (including finding some thought of cards (blindfold poker deal))
Related to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 192
Karl Fulves Self Stack restacking problem with dealing sequences
- 2 Hands to 3
- 3 Hands to 4
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 199
Karl Fulves A Cull Stock Shuffle applying Restacking Problem to cull stock shuffling Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 200
Karl Fulves The Dating Game No. 3, spectator turns cards over, at the end only a King-Queen pair is face-upInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 4
Karl Fulves 4 to 3 in 2 Restacking Problem Routine Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 201
Karl Fulves, Alex Elmsley Penny Plain No. 4Inspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 6
Joseph K. Schmidt, Karl Fulves Miraskil No. 5Inspired byRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 7
Karl Fulves The Open Prediction No. 7, using cut-deeper force More Self-Working Card Tricks 9
Karl Fulves Flip Top No. 8, air pressure turnover to locate an Ace, with top and also bottom card, also as switch of top card More Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Karl Fulves Red-Black Mysteries chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 19
George Pierce, Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Flying Colors No. 14, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, yet it separates into colors More Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Karl Fulves Checkers No. 16, off-beat dealing and turnover of packets, 3&3 More Self-Working Card Tricks 24
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs No. 17, two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated, see Pallbearer's Review for referencesAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 24
Brother John Hamman The Flash Change two cards on the deckRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 291
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Stack Knack plot by Fulves, tabled switch The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 324
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) S-C by Karl Fulves The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 345
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Self-Working Paper Magic by Karl Fulves The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 345
Karl Fulves Riffle Control The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 34, 35 & 36) 363
Karl Fulves Introduction Self-Working Paper Magic
Karl Fulves Magic with Paper chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 1
Shigeo Takagi, Karl Fulves Japanese Checkers No. 1, paper folded and cut into squares, really the squares remain all connected at a corner for form a sort of chain, challenge to get all squares out of a bag with one grip Self-Working Paper Magic 1
Karl Fulves Probable Poker No. 3, ten cards sorted into two hands by spectator, he makes two pat hands Self-Working Paper Magic 5
Karl Fulves X-It No. 5, spectator draws x on paper square behind back, performer pushed needle through this x behind back, two methods Self-Working Paper Magic 11
Karl Fulves Catching the News No. 6, crumped paper placed on elbow and caught, then vanishesInspired by
  • coin vanish from William Ball (Sphinx)
Variations
Self-Working Paper Magic 12
Karl Fulves Matches to Go No. 7, initialed matchbook placed on elbow vanishes, then it is put into sleeve and penetrates itInspired by Self-Working Paper Magic 14
Karl Fulves Pendragon Rings No. 8, phases of Power of Darkness with paper rings Self-Working Paper Magic 15
Brother John Hamman Small Packet Double Lift Related to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 298
Karl Fulves Paper Magic magic with bills, chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 21
Karl Fulves Mind vs. Money No. 10, five bills borrowed, performer reveals serial numbers blindfolded or behind backAlso published here Self-Working Paper Magic 21
Karl Fulves X Marks the Spot No. 12, one of four bills vanish and reappears at spot in house chosen by spectator Self-Working Paper Magic 25
Karl Fulves Dollar Flight No. 13, two bills are covered with envelopes and transpose and travel over, optional finale so that one bill travels inside envelope Self-Working Paper Magic 27
Karl Fulves Bank by Mail No. 15, coin vanishes from paper and reappears in bankbook Self-Working Paper Magic 31
Karl Fulves Real or Counterfeit? No. 18, two spectators, one puts his own finger ring in his hand and one a ring folded from a dollar bill, performer touches one spectator behind his back and know which has which Self-Working Paper Magic 37
Karl Fulves Psychic Mysteries chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 38
Karl Fulves The Hometown Test No. 20, letters put in paper bag, performer takes them out and divines what's written on them and by whomInspired by Self-Working Paper Magic 40
Karl Fulves Deluxe Headline Reading No. 21, four spectators tear off sections of newspapers, put in envelopes, performer divines contents and makes matching drawings Self-Working Paper Magic 42
Karl Fulves Little Albert No. 25, any word from any book, written on business card with performer's name on back, then named word on other business card with spectator's name on back, both in paper bag, they matchInspired by Self-Working Paper Magic 48
Karl Fulves Paper Capers chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 51
J. C. Coy Visualization Test No. 26, puzzle in which the number of holes has to be guessed when corners are cut off folded paper, there are noneRelated to Self-Working Paper Magic 51
Karl Fulves Amazing Animals chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 65
Karl Fulves Rupert the Great No. 37, animal cut and folded from envelope finds card Self-Working Paper Magic 65
Karl Fulves Houdini Hound No. 39, dog made from paper bag like a hand puppet, paper bone changes into selection Self-Working Paper Magic 69
Karl Fulves The Shadow No. 40, cut-out of dog head with eyes closed, put in envelope, shadow seen, eyes suddenly open and are really open when taken out Self-Working Paper Magic 73
Karl Fulves, Henry Hardin Snapper No. 41, spectator writes real and fake weight on paper, a duck folded from paper divines correct one Self-Working Paper Magic 75
Karl Fulves The Educated Rabbit No. 43, paper rabbit on glass flaps ears to answer questions Self-Working Paper Magic 78
Karl Fulves More Paper Magic chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 80
Karl Fulves Murder by Memory No. 45, page number selected with numbers on pieces of paper, only four outcomes possible Self-Working Paper Magic 82
Karl Fulves Take a Vacation No. 46, three spectators chose something from a bag, it is divined, tossed-out-deck/rashomon principle Self-Working Paper Magic 83
Karl Fulves Animal Crackers No. 47, spectator puts two empty napkins in empty cracker box, crackers appear, over-the-head principle Self-Working Paper Magic 85
Karl Fulves Darkroom Effect No. 52, napkin moved from one one table leg to another in dark roomAlso published here Self-Working Paper Magic 91
Karl Fulves Tell the Truth No. 53, performer knows which spectator holds a certain bill, television screen as secret mirror Self-Working Paper Magic 92
Karl Fulves Cardboard Conjuring chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 96
Karl Fulves Tailor's Ghost No. 55, pieces of cardboard shown blank, spectator's shirt size appears on one Self-Working Paper Magic 96
Karl Fulves A Winter's Tale No. 56, performer choses one of five pictures, spectator one of five titles, they match, all titles describe the same picture Self-Working Paper Magic 99
Karl Fulves Mind Scan No. 57, two cardboards, one has triangle and circle cut out, other has some numbers, spectator puts first one on top of second one, adds numbers that are visible and announces total, performer knows numbers and which is in circleRelated to Self-Working Paper Magic 100
Karl Fulves, Aage Darling, George G. Kaplan V.I.P. No. 58, spectators write down some presidents, assistant divines them Self-Working Paper Magic 102
Thomas Alan Waters Trivarication three people put three different objects under cups and exchange them, liar and truth-teller presentationInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 645
Karl Fulves Think of a President No. 60, envelope contains picture of named presidentInspired by Self-Working Paper Magic 107
Karl Fulves Soup to Nuts No. 61, price of dinner chosen from menu predicted, Martin Gardner PrincipleRelated toVariations Self-Working Paper Magic 108
Karl Fulves Robert E. Neale's Paper Magic chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 111
Karl Fulves Further Paper Magic chapter intro Self-Working Paper Magic 127
Karl Fulves Almost Certainly No. 73, writing appears on blank card(s) to answer question Self-Working Paper Magic 130
Karl Fulves Sharpshooter No. 75, popgun folded from paper, opens with bang when shaken, name of card appears on it Self-Working Paper Magic 133
Karl Fulves The Boys from the Girls No. 76, boy and girl names on paper, folded and cut, all boys are separated from girls, also as card revelation Self-Working Paper Magic 135
Karl Fulves Correcting Fluid No. 77, wrong prediction on paper construction changes to correct one Self-Working Paper Magic 137
Karl Fulves Almanac Affinity No. 79, spectator removes page of newspaper and adds all four page numbers, number used to look up word in almanac, forced, two handlings Self-Working Paper Magic 142
Karl Fulves Magic with Paper Magic No. 81, this book is a force-book with "tricks" as every fourth word at the start of each chapter, complicated force with cards, word and a card value predicted Self-Working Paper Magic 146
Tom Gagnon Radical Rebound penny in fist, half dollar on table brushed with playing card changes to penny and half dollar is in pocket, then transposition phases and pocket penetrationInspired by New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2, No. 3) 1
Martin Lewis Technicolor Prediction Prediction effect with three colored envelopesVariations Martin's Miracles 143
Karl Fulves, Jeff Busby Omega Count six as five Lake Tahoe Card Magic 11
Brother John Hamman, Karl Fulves Gemini Count / Center Pull-Out Related to Epoptica (Issue 7) 429
Karl Fulves Introduction stating the problem: a deck is shuffled in any in and out sequence and from final order, a shuffling sequence is derived to return to the original orderRelated to The Return Trip 1
Karl Fulves Least Totals six-card deck solution for problem in introduction The Return Trip 2
Karl Fulves Flotation Device another solution for problem in introduction The Return Trip 4
Karl Fulves Ring Diagrams Related to The Return Trip 5
Karl Fulves A Catalog of Shuffles another solution for problem in introduction The Return Trip 6
Karl Fulves The Uniqueness Theory on the uniqueness of the order after a random in/out faro shuffle sequence The Return Trip 9
David Britland The Angel Card Rise cased deck, rubber band gimmick, faro loading
- The Gimmick
- Performance
- Loading and Unloading the Gimmick
- More Ideas
- Final Notes
Related toVariations Angel Card Rise Plus 2
Karl Fulves Transpoker two poker hands, each Ace through Five in red and black, spectator names one of the values, performer shuffles the hands together and deals, named value is only odd-backed card in both hands, "transposition shuffle"Related toVariations The Return Trip 11
Karl Fulves Time Bent Back what one knows about the last shuffle of an in/out faro shuffle sequence The Return Trip 13
Karl Fulves Separation Shuffles faro shuffle sequences that mix each half within itself, keeping them separatedRelated to The Return Trip 14
Karl Fulves Singleton Shuffles "separation shuffles" that allow one card from both halves to transpose The Return Trip 16
Karl Fulves Transpoker II another methodInspired by The Return Trip 17
Karl Fulves Transpoker III reverse faro methodInspired byRelated to The Return Trip 18
David Britland The Topological Angel card with folded cornerRelated to Angel Card Rise Plus 15
Karl Fulves Mechanical Faro shaving the ends to make faros easierRelated to The Return Trip 20
Karl Fulves If Known another solution for problem in introduction if total number of shuffles is known The Return Trip 22
Karl Fulves Shuffle Diagrams Related to The Return Trip 23
Karl Fulves The Stay Stak Constraint as stay stack features applies to problem in introduction The Return Trip 25
Karl Fulves Ring Subset The Return Trip 26
Karl Fulves How Many States? The Return Trip 27
Jack Yates Clue six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds different colored disc, murder gameVariations Clue and other Mysteries 51
Karl Fulves Primitive Cycles Related to The Return Trip 28
Karl Fulves Basic Shuffle Equations how many shuffles it takes to get a deck back to original order The Return Trip 29
Karl Fulves Position Equations notation for faro shuffling The Return Trip 30
Karl Fulves Mix Relativity faro type from the point of view of the card The Return Trip 31
Karl Fulves Expanded Decks notation for faro shuffling The Return Trip 31
Karl Fulves Not in Descartes futile method of Cartesian notation The Return Trip 32
Karl Fulves Faro Trees "The faro tree gives a clear, unambiguous picture of what happens to the deck as it is shuffled." The Return Trip 33
Larry Jennings Prefiguration impromptuRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 156
Karl Fulves Introduction ideas based on riffle shuffle set-ups Color Capture 1
Karl Fulves The Diagonal Relationship after riffle shuffle spectator takes pairs, turns one over and guesses color of other card, performer is always right Color Capture 2
Karl Fulves Pristine after riffle shuffle pairs are dealt, all have matching colors Color Capture 6
Karl Fulves Nexto two positions in deck decided upon by spectator and performer, after riffle shuffle those positions are counted to and the prediction that one is of each color is verified Color Capture 7
Karl Fulves Memory Mix after riffle shuffle performer memorizes order, deck dealt into two heaps, performer announces number of matching color pairs in one heapRelated to Color Capture 8
Karl Fulves Chain of Events discussion of red-black pair relationship properties after riffle shuffle Color Capture 10
Karl Fulves Smart Modem twelve red and twelve black cards, cards shuffled and dealt into two heaps by spectator, paper slips with "match" and "no match" used to predict whether pairs match in color, with variations:
- Smart Alek (getting some pairs wrong on purpose)
- Which Colors? (predicting colors as well)
- Machine Dream (incorporating money machine prop)
- Read This First
Color Capture 12
Karl Fulves Colorite after riffle shuffle and deal into two halves, performer divines color of top card of spectator's pile, repeated for all cards Color Capture 20
Karl Fulves Shuffle Diagrams pen and paper method for riffle shuffleRelated to Color Capture 21
Karl Fulves Formations way to write out result of riffle shuffle on paperRelated to Color Capture 23
Karl Fulves Scribble Shuffles way to write out possible results after riffle shuffle on paper Color Capture 26
Karl Fulves Reverse Riffle Shuffles Color Capture 27
Karl Fulves The 5-6-9-10 System discussion of riffle shuffle of alternating set-upRelated to Color Capture 28
Karl Fulves Roller Out using roller apparatus that changes blank paper to money for prediction Color Capture 29
Karl Fulves C-Color problem of reconstructing original stack after riffle shuffle, no solution Color Capture 30
Philip T. Goldstein Astrologame game with zodiac cards and printed rules, signs revealedInspired by Amperthand 3