producing selected card at any number and at the same time cold packing \n any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck \n laurie ireland \n bonus \n laurie ireland \n roberto giobbi \n shuffle tracking \n simon aronson \n cards from pocket stop trick \n adrian "ramblar" guerra
1931
ireland writes a book
Laurie Ireland

Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing

Related toVariations

1931

Ireland Writes a Book

19



the perfect stop trick \n spectator stops at any card, its values is used to count down again and again until selection appears \n edward marlo \n stop perfecting triumph! \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n edward marlo \n stack countdown \n unknown \n jarrow's indicator \n emil jarrow
1945
early marlo
Edward Marlo

The Perfect Stop Trick

Related toVariations

1945

Early Marlo
(Issue Oddity & Other Miracles)

73



double thought \n two cards, one freely thought of, one ahead \n edward marlo \n four ways to go \n edward marlo \n logical double thought, plus one \n edward marlo \n doublement \n simon aronson
1953
the cardician
Edward Marlo

Double Thought

Related toVariations

1953

The Cardician

31



double count \n also "unlimited count", five as six with six different faces, double facer \n norman osborn \n upjog upset unlimited count \n simon aronson \n chocablock \n peter duffie \n double count \n norman osborn
1953
unlimited
Norman Osborn

Double Count

VariationsAlso published here

1953

Unlimited

5



s.o.c. \n half dollar and three copper coins, transposition, coins to box, coins through card case, see also page 40 \n edward marlo \n soc ii \n al schneider \n edward marlo \n soc iii \n blair bowling \n sosee thru \n simon aronson \n copper, silver, gold coin box routine \n harry riser
1957
coining magic
Edward Marlo

S.O.C.

Related toVariations

1957

Coining Magic

24



block strip out with triple cut \n \n edward marlo \n kid royal concept \n edward marlo \n aronson stripout 2.0 \n simon aronson
1959
riffle shuffle systems
Edward Marlo

Block Strip Out with Triple Cut

Related toAlso published here

1959

Riffle Shuffle Systems

27



the spectator does a trick \n two cards tell value and suit, "untouchted" with touching \n al leech \n a divination \n al leech \n spectator magician \n tony faro \n counthink \n howard a. adams \n untouched \n daryl martinez \n spectator's card trick \n nick trost \n choices! \n harry lorayne \n double vision \n simon aronson
1959
cardmanship
Al Leech

The Spectator Does a Trick

Related to

1959

Cardmanship

6



"lie detector" speller \n \n simon aronson
1970
hierophant
Simon Aronson

"Lie Detector" Speller

1970

Hierophant
(Issue 4)

173



the leadin routine \n two card location \n simon aronson
1970
hierophant
Simon Aronson

The LeadIn Routine

1970

Hierophant
(Issue 4)

175



oracle \n packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted \n karl fulves \n down & out \n john hamilton \n oracle jr. \n george blake \n oracull \n roy walton \n bob veeser \n moracle \n lin searles \n another oracle \n karl fulves \n oracle \n karl fulves \n riffle shuffle control \n karl fulves \n immoracle \n philip t. goldstein \n found by coincidence \n peter duffie \n euphoracle (an alternate take) \n simon aronson \n fate, chance and science \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n encore \n doug canning \n the scanning \n lennart green \n royacle \n mel bennett \n bluff oracle \n simon aronson
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Karl Fulves

Oracle

Related toVariations Oracle Jr. (George Blake, 1971)
 Oracull (Roy Walton, Bob Veeser, 1971)
 Moracle (Lin Searles, 1971)
 Another Oracle (Karl Fulves, 1971)
 Immoracle (Philip T. Goldstein, 1979)
 Found by Coincidence (Peter Duffie, 2000)
 Euphoracle (an Alternate Take) (Simon Aronson, 2001)
 Fate, Chance and Science (Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson, 2003)
 Royacle (Mel Bennett, 2011)
 Bluff Oracle (Simon Aronson, 2014)
Also published here

Nov. 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 1)

374



flash spelling \n \n edward marlo \n simon's flash speller \n simon aronson
1971
expert card chicanery
Edward Marlo

Flash Spelling

Variations

1971

Expert Card Chicanery

30



some people think \n interlocking chains \n simon aronson
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Some People Think

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

58



lie sleuth \n several lies detected, missing card in pocket known, interlocking chains \n simon aronson \n programmed lie detector \n michael powers
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Lie Sleuth

Variations

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

59



group shuffle \n three cards, no touch possible, based on marlo's location in ibidem 8/11 \n simon aronson
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Group Shuffle

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

60



vise versa 1 \n signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck \n simon aronson
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Vise Versa 1

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

61



vise versa 2 \n signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck \n simon aronson
1973
kabbala — volume 2
Simon Aronson

Vise Versa 2

1973

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 8)

62



the missing hour \n twelve cards, selection vanishes, two methods \n edward marlo \n arthur finley \n time out \n simon aronson
1975
hierophant
Edward Marlo, Arthur Finley

The Missing Hour

Variations

1975

Hierophant
(Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)

25



triple mate \n one removed and two thoughtof cards found \n harry lorayne \n triathlon \n pit hartling \n two minds and a mate \n simon aronson
1976
the epitome location
Harry Lorayne

Triple Mate

Related toVariations

1976

The Epitome Location

25



super stoned poker deal \n multiple phases \n simon aronson \n boozy poker revisited \n gene castillon
1976
kabbala — volume 3
Simon Aronson

Super Stoned Poker Deal

Related to

1976

Kabbala — Volume 3
(Vol. 3 No. 8)

101



countdown triumph \n wrong card used to count to selection \n frederick braue \n counting on triumph \n frederick braue \n stop perfecting triumph! \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n edward marlo \n dealdown triumph \n frederick braue \n flipflop triumph \n jon racherbaumer \n nick trost
1976
kabbala — volume 3
Frederick Braue

CountDown Triumph

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1976

Kabbala — Volume 3
(Vol. 3 No. 11)

143



mechanical color changing card case \n \n simon aronson
1977
marlo's magazine volume 2
Simon Aronson

Mechanical Color Changing Card Case

1977

Marlo's Magazine Volume 2

136



quick coincidence \n \n allan ackerman \n jack coincidence (producing the jacks) \n simon aronson \n prefigured coincidence \n justin higham \n stabbed coincidence \n larry jennings
1978
here's my card
Allan Ackerman

Quick Coincidence

Variations

1978

Here's My Card

62



triumph for two \n two cards selected, triumph and one card shows, cards respread and same selection is faceup and first one transformed into second one \n simon aronson
1978
arch triumphs
Simon Aronson

Triumph for Two

1978

Arch Triumphs

4



stop perfecting triumph! \n first selection used to count down to second after triumph
 dave solomon handling \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n edward marlo \n the perfect stop trick \n edward marlo \n countdown triumph \n frederick braue \n imperfect triumph? \n ian land
1978
arch triumphs
Simon Aronson, David Solomon, Edward Marlo

Stop Perfecting Triumph!

Inspired byVariations

1978

Arch Triumphs

27



psix \n cut and shuffle procedure, only selection (probably) at stack position afterwards \n karl fulves \n more than one way \n jerry k. hartman \n taking advantage of one's position \n simon aronson \n psix \n karl fulves
1978
the chronicles
Karl Fulves

PsiX

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1978

The Chronicles
(Issue 10)

1161



introduction \n \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Introduction

1979

A Stack To Remember

1



the aronson stack \n introduces the aronson stack \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

The Aronson Stack

1979

A Stack To Remember

4



draw poker deal \n built into the aronson stack \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Draw Poker Deal

1979

A Stack To Remember

6



stud poker deal \n built into the aronson stack \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Stud Poker Deal

1979

A Stack To Remember

6



ten card poker deal \n built into the aronson stack \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Ten Card Poker Deal

1979

A Stack To Remember

7



perfect bridge hand \n built into the aronson stack, deals a perfect notrump hand \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Perfect Bridge Hand

1979

A Stack To Remember

10



spelling \n built into the aronson stack, spelling bank \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Spelling

1979

A Stack To Remember

11



any poker hand called for \n built into the aronson stack, based on the zensational stack \n simon aronson \n russell "rusduck" duck \n michael f. zens
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson, Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Michael F. Zens

Any Poker Hand Called For

1979

A Stack To Remember

12



memorizing the aronson stack \n tips and mnemonic system for the aronson stack \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Memorizing the Aronson Stack

1979

A Stack To Remember

16



conclusion \n \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Conclusion

1979

A Stack To Remember

30



selected bibliography on memorized deck magic \n \n simon aronson
1979
a stack to remember
Simon Aronson

Selected Bibliography on Memorized Deck Magic

1979

A Stack To Remember

32



adjacent \n advertisement card is used to stab between selections \n simon aronson \n breaking up adjacent \n david solomon \n stealth card stab \n tom gagnon
1980
hierophant
Simon Aronson

AdJacent

Variations

1980

Hierophant
(Issue The Last Hierophant)

51



the nolap switch \n three applications, see wesley james reference for credit claim \n derek dingle \n nolap switch \n wesley james \n funsky fourforfour switch \n simon aronson \n aronson stripout 2.0 \n simon aronson \n nolap switch variation \n shannon clark
1982
the complete works of derek dingle
Derek Dingle

The NoLap Switch

Related toVariations

1982

The Complete Works of Derek Dingle

85



deluxe anytime color triumphant \n color chaning deck kicker \n derek dingle \n bait and switch \n simon aronson
1982
the complete works of derek dingle
Derek Dingle

Deluxe Anytime Color Triumphant

Variations

1982

The Complete Works of Derek Dingle

196



sessions \n \n richard kaufman \n david solomon \n simon aronson
1982
the collected almanac
Richard Kaufman (reviewer)

Sessions

1982

The Collected Almanac
(Vol. 1 No. 4)

31



fast stack \n one shuffle and some cutting \n martin a. nash \n fast stack \n martin a. nash \n dai vernon \n super stack  the one second poker stack \n steve beam \n the zero second stack \n edward marlo \n simple simon \n simon aronson \n cardial infraction \n michael powers \n cardial infraction \n michael powers
1982
best of friends
Martin A. Nash

Fast Stack

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1982

Best of Friends

74



foreword \n \n simon aronson \n david solomon
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson, David Solomon

Foreword

1982

Sessions

v



doublestop \n two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n "break even" (howard lyons, ibidem #4) \n doublestop simplified \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson, David Solomon

Doublestop

Inspired by "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
Variations

1982

Sessions

5



from all indications... \n four piles, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen card \n simon aronson \n a simple indication \n david solomon
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

From All Indications...

Variations

1982

Sessions

9



a simple indication \n four piles cut by spectator, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen card \n david solomon \n from all indications... \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
David Solomon

A Simple Indication

Inspired by

1982

Sessions

13



marlo's double christ location \n notouch cutdeeper selection procedure \n edward marlo \n locuspocus \n edward marlo \n three for two \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Edward Marlo

Marlo's Double Christ Location

Variations

1982

Sessions

39



quadruple spellbound \n \n simon aronson \n the transmutant \n dan garrett
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Quadruple Spellbound

Variations

1982

Sessions

47



kuno's copper silver change variation \n \n simon aronson \n yomoji kuno
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson, Yomoji Kuno

Kuno's Copper Silver Change Variation

1982

Sessions

48



sosee thru \n coin in box and hand transpose, coins from hand to box, coin in bottom of box travels to purse \n simon aronson \n s.o.c. \n edward marlo
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

SOSee Thru

Inspired by

1982

Sessions

52



countdown triple prediction \n two cards and number of cards in pile predicted \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Countdown Triple Prediction

1982

Sessions

80



aronson vs. the observation test \n \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Aronson vs. the Observation Test

1982

Sessions

92



twice removed transposition \n two selections reversed in deck transpose with two jokers, each sandwiched between aces, two double facers \n simon aronson \n twice removed, once again \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Twice Removed Transposition

Variations

1982

Sessions

96



meditations on the christ aces \n incorporating a selected card, inspired by performance of ricky jay \n simon aronson \n active aces \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

Meditations on the Christ Aces

Variations

1982

Sessions

112



a personal note from simon... \n about his life in magic \n simon aronson
1982
sessions
Simon Aronson

A Personal Note from Simon...

1982

Sessions

136



imperfect triumph? \n another card ends up reversed and its value is used to count to selection, without stack \n ian land \n stop perfecting triumph! \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n edward marlo
1982
spellbinder
Ian Land

Imperfect Triumph?

Inspired by

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 2 No. 17)

316



of course i can deal a good poker hand! \n combo with control, false dealing \n edward marlo \n gardnermarlo poker routine \n martin gardner \n edward marlo \n paragon poker \n simon aronson
1983
marlo without tears
Edward Marlo

Of Course I can deal a good Poker Hand!

Related toVariations

1983

Marlo without Tears

206



sessions \n \n jeff busby \n simon aronson \n david solomon
1983
epoptica
Jeff Busby (reviewer)

Sessions

June 1983

Epoptica
(Issue 4)

214



rubber ringer \n finger ring on rubber band \n bill kalush \n convincer for rubber ringer \n steve beam \n rubber ringer \n bill kalush \n the impromptu link \n jay sankey \n richard sanders \n a marriage of convenience \n joe rindfleisch \n ringleader \n simon aronson \n three bits on the band \n r. paul wilson \n ring bandit \n michael powers
1983
the collected almanac
Bill Kalush

Rubber Ringer

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1983

The Collected Almanac
(Vol. 2 No. 13)

120



donald duck and deal \n chosen number of cards is removed from deck, spectator does dealduckprocedure, remaining card has picture of donald duck ("your audience should quack up!") \n simon aronson
1983
the card puzzle
Simon Aronson

Donald Duck and Deal

1983

The Card Puzzle

13



programmed lie detector \n computer program, trick performed by spectator with computer only, computer version of aronson's lie sleuth \n michael powers \n lie sleuth \n simon aronson \n computer card trick \n christopher morgan
1983
powerful magic
Michael Powers

Programmed Lie Detector

Inspired by

1983

Powerful Magic

45



signed card appears \n in card case, using power case
 variation \n michael powers \n simon aronson's idea \n simon aronson
1983
powerful magic
Michael Powers

Signed Card Appears

Variations

1983

Powerful Magic

84



simon aronson's idea \n signed card appears in card case, using power case \n simon aronson \n signed card appears \n michael powers
1983
powerful magic
Simon Aronson

Simon Aronson's Idea

Inspired by

1983

Powerful Magic

85



the jeff busby climax for the routine \n one card put in pocket at the beginning turns out to be later selection (prediction kicker, pocket index) \n jeff busby \n "histed heisted" (simon aronson, the card ideas of simon aronson) \n the five card mental selection \n paul fox
1983
paul fox's miracle gimmick
Jeff Busby

The Jeff Busby Climax for the Routine

Inspired byRelated to "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson, The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson)

1983

Paul Fox's Miracle Gimmick

21



the cut deeper location \n \n jon racherbaumer \n philip t. goldstein \n simon aronson \n mum, july 1979 \n ever readyblack routine \n edward marlo \n kaum glaublich! \n philip t. goldstein
1984
at the table
Jon Racherbaumer, Philip T. Goldstein, Simon Aronson

The Cut Deeper Location

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

1984

At The Table

169



the spelling collins' aces \n \n martin lewis \n active aces \n simon aronson
1985
martin's miracles
Martin Lewis

The Spelling Collins' Aces

Variations

1985

Martin's Miracles

36



impact! \n several spectators cut a small packet and remember a card, all cards are found, deck can be riffle shuffled once, chains, see also p. 987 for additional idea by geoff williams \n steve beam \n blank impact \n steve beam \n the trapdoor issue #7 \n steve beam \n multiple impact \n steve beam \n taking advantage of one's position \n simon aronson
1985
the trapdoor — volume one
Steve Beam

Impact!

Related toVariations

1985

The Trapdoor — Volume One
(Issue 7)

105



ring bandit \n finger ring on rubber band \n michael ammar \n band display \n a. berkeley davis \n ringleader \n simon aronson
1986
magical arts journal
Michael Ammar

Ring BandIt

Variations

1986

Magical Arts Journal
(Vol. 1 No. 1)

1



four ways to go \n one card removed, two thought of, are found, one ahead, clocking \n edward marlo \n double thought \n edward marlo \n logical double thought, plus one \n edward marlo \n two minds and a mate \n simon aronson
1988
marlo's magazine volume 6
Edward Marlo

Four Ways To Go

Inspired byRelated to

1988

Marlo's Magazine Volume 6

175



ever readyblack routine \n three phases, locations with divided deck (third phase inspired by previous version in ibidem) \n edward marlo \n the new tops, feb. 1967 \n the cut deeper location \n jon racherbaumer \n philip t. goldstein \n simon aronson \n (c) ever ready black routine with mexican joe \n edward marlo \n one way, two selections \n edward marlo \n finding cards \n alexander hansford
1988
m.i.n.t. — volume i
Edward Marlo

Ever ReadyBlack Routine

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1988

M.I.N.T. — Volume I

264



total coincidence \n first single cards from two decks match, then both decks are in exactly the same order \n juan tamariz \n coincidencia total \n juan tamariz \n mix and match \n simon aronson \n coincidencia banal \n lorenz schär \n mini matching update \n steve reynolds
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz

Total Coincidence

Related toVariations

1989/91

Sonata

224



the equalizer \n slight variation on aronson's "shufflebored" \n harry lorayne \n simon aronson \n equalizer credit information \n simon aronson
1990
trend setters
Harry Lorayne, Simon Aronson

The Equalizer

Related to

1990

Trend Setters

171



play it straight (triumph) \n ordered suit reversed & distributed as finale \n john bannon \n thirteen less one \n meir yedid \n super triumph \n michael j. gerhardt \n suit yourself \n simon aronson \n sloppy triumph \n john moran \n trumped triumph \n joshua jay \n super play it straight! \n simon lovell \n trumped triumph \n joshua jay \n fast company \n darwin ortiz \n doble triunfo \n joaquín matas \n can i call you sometime \n david corsaro \n notsostraight triumph \n asi wind \n play it crooked \n harapan ong
1990
impossibilia
John Bannon

Play It Straight (Triumph)

Related toVariations

1990

Impossibilia

1



ultramental deck routine handling \n three spectators stop during deal and deal a card facedown, same cards are reversed in second deck \n ken simmons \n "i'll go first" (simon aronson, card ideas of simon aronson) \n do as i did \n darwin ortiz
1990
finally!
Ken Simmons

UltraMental Deck Routine Handling

Related to

1990

Finally!

26



behind the back deck switch \n  invisible deck presentation \n steve beam \n behindtheback switch \n roberto giobbi \n below the belt \n simon aronson
1990
the trapdoor — volume two
Steve Beam

Behind the Back Deck Switch

Related toAlso published here

1990

The Trapdoor — Volume Two
(Issue 32)

564



preface \n \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Preface

1990

The Aronson Approach

ix



under her spell \n queens vanish from their packets, named queen spelled out, other queens produced as well \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Under Her Spell

1990

The Aronson Approach

3



markaplace mates \n deck cut in halves, two spectator touch a card in each half, the cards next to the touch card in one half are the mates of the two card in the other half \n simon aronson \n spectator finds the aces \n nick trost
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

MarkaPlace Mates

Variations

1990

The Aronson Approach

10



markaplace force \n see p. 14 for credit information and applications \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

MarkaPlace Force

1990

The Aronson Approach

11



markaplace aces \n routine variation to find the aces instead of two mates \n simon aronson \n controlling the aces \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

MarkaPlace Aces

Related to

1990

The Aronson Approach

14



paragon poker \n gardnermarlo poker deal, three phases, with variations \n simon aronson \n of course i can deal a good poker hand! \n edward marlo
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Paragon Poker

Inspired by

1990

The Aronson Approach

17



self control \n spectator cuts off pile and counts, remembers card at same position in rest while reversecounting them, assembles everything, different revelations suggested \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Self Control

1990

The Aronson Approach

24



active aces \n merging the beginning of collins aces with ending of christ aces \n simon aronson \n meditations on the christ aces \n simon aronson \n the spelling collins' aces \n martin lewis
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Active Aces

Inspired by

1990

The Aronson Approach

29



simple simon \n overhand stacking sequence, with presetting during preliminary display, with variations in final comments \n simon aronson \n fast stack \n martin a. nash \n simpler than simple simon \n edward marlo \n simple double duke \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Simple Simon

Related toVariations

1990

The Aronson Approach

36



"repeat" surprise climax \n overhand stacking, repeat in which a royal flush is received instead, gardnermarlo redeal \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

"Repeat" Surprise Climax

1990

The Aronson Approach

38



lateral palm double change \n top and bottom cards shown, they then change to two previous selections, also as ace production in comment (2) \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Lateral Palm Double Change

1990

The Aronson Approach

44



two minds and a mate \n card chosen, another removed and a third one thoughof, all found \n simon aronson \n triathlon \n pit hartling \n triple mate \n harry lorayne \n four ways to go \n edward marlo \n logical double thought, plus one \n edward marlo
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Two Minds and a Mate

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1990

The Aronson Approach

50



signed card switch variation \n \n simon aronson \n brother john hamman
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson, Brother John Hamman

Signed Card Switch Variation

1990

The Aronson Approach

52



mix and match \n two decks riffle shuffled together and divided into two halves, one chosen from one half, performer shouts stop when the other one is dealt, the cards match \n simon aronson \n total coincidence \n juan tamariz \n twodeck gilbreath idea \n pit hartling
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Mix and Match

Related to

1990

The Aronson Approach

59



time out \n twelve cards, selection vanishes \n simon aronson \n the missing hour \n edward marlo \n arthur finley
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Time Out

Inspired by

1990

The Aronson Approach

63



upjog upset unlimited count \n \n simon aronson \n double count \n norman osborn
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Upjog Upset Unlimited Count

Inspired by

1990

The Aronson Approach

65



below the belt \n two cards from two decks exchanged below table, they match, ends clean \n simon aronson \n "i'll go first" (card ideas of simon aronson) \n behind the back deck switch \n steve beam
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Below the Belt

Related to

1990

The Aronson Approach

70



oh pity me location \n clocking with half deck of cyclical stack
 the half deck principle
 the basic procedure
 handling tips
 combinations \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Oh Pity Me Location

1990

The Aronson Approach

75



bait and switch \n spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number onehanded behind his back \n simon aronson \n deluxe anytime color triumphant \n derek dingle
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Bait and Switch

Inspired by

1990

The Aronson Approach

85



color feeling \n behind back, deck switch \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Color Feeling

1990

The Aronson Approach

91



any card, then any number \n with repeat, two methods \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Any Card, Then Any Number

1990

The Aronson Approach

93



four part harmony \n center cut location expanded to four selections \n simon aronson \n "center cut location" (card ideas of simon aronson, p. 117)
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Four Part Harmony

Inspired by "Center Cut Location" (Card Ideas of Simon Aronson, p. 117)

1990

The Aronson Approach

101



memorized math \n on memorized deck in combination with mathematical principles
 stay stacks
 counting
 interlocking chains (also with oneway backs)
 duck and deal (with formulas) \n simon aronson \n staystack with mnemonica \n juan tamariz
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Memorized Math

Related to

1990

The Aronson Approach

113



simoneyes \n two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "no no's fishing"
 reality
 the problem
 no no's fishing
 the simoneyes arrangement
 the selection procedure
 fishing in the simoneyes pack
 fishing for the values
 fishing for the suits
 the faro restacking simoneyes pack \n simon aronson \n the path of olram \n edward marlo \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n olram's choice \n edward marlo \n for the acetoking boys \n edward marlo \n four for the road \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n tilapia \n matt baker \n final ecstasy \n barrie richardson \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n myopia \n michael close
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

SimonEyes

Related toVariations The Path of Olram (Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson, David Solomon, 1991)
 Olram's Choice (Edward Marlo, 1991)
 For the AcetoKing Boys (Edward Marlo, 1991)
 Four for the Road (Edward Marlo, 1991)
 Tilapia (Matt Baker, 2019)
 Final Ecstasy (Barrie Richardson, 2005)
 The Three Hours (Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo, 2004)
 Myopia (Michael Close, 1996)

1990

The Aronson Approach

123



no no's fishing \n fishing concept when fishing for two cards simultaneously \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

No No's Fishing

1990

The Aronson Approach

126



postscript \n \n simon aronson
1990
the aronson approach
Simon Aronson

Postscript

1990

The Aronson Approach

172



boozy poker revisited \n \n gene castillon \n super stoned poker deal \n simon aronson
1990
cardfixes
Gene Castillon

Boozy Poker Revisited

Related to

1990

Cardfixes

62



adding the aronson kicker \n prediction kicker \n simon aronson
1990
cardfixes
Simon Aronson

Adding the Aronson Kicker

1990

Cardfixes

175



introduction \n \n simon aronson
1991
smoke and mirrors
Simon Aronson

Introduction

1991

Smoke and Mirrors

9



one more thing \n commentary on thoughtof cards, including simon aronson's "simon's eyes" \n jon racherbaumer
1991
the olram file
Jon Racherbaumer

One More Thing

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 3)

11



logical double thought, plus one \n two cards thought of & one unknown card removed, all found, three methods \n edward marlo \n double thought \n edward marlo \n four ways to go \n edward marlo \n two minds and a mate \n simon aronson
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

Logical Double Thought, Plus One

Related to

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 4)

8



simpler than simple simon \n stacking four cards in one overhand shuffle \n edward marlo \n simple simon \n simon aronson
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

Simpler Than Simple Simon

Inspired by

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 4)

13



the path of olram \n approaches for "simoneyes", four ideas with forcing decks \n edward marlo \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n four for the road \n edward marlo \n simoneyes \n simon aronson
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson, David Solomon

The Path of Olram

Inspired byVariations

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 5)

12



olram's choice \n approach for "simoneyes", two different numbers, memorized deck \n edward marlo \n simoneyes \n simon aronson
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

Olram's Choice

Inspired by

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 5)

13



for the acetoking boys \n approach for "simoneyes", two different numbers, npo stack \n edward marlo \n simoneyes \n simon aronson
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

For the AcetoKing Boys

Inspired by

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 5)

14



four for the road \n three further methods for "simon eyes", faro \n edward marlo \n the path of olram \n edward marlo \n simon aronson \n david solomon \n simoneyes \n simon aronson
1991
the olram file
Edward Marlo

Four for the Road

Inspired byRelated to

1991

The Olram File
(Issue 8)

14



the transmutant \n double or quadruple change, consecutive change \n dan garrett \n quadruple spellbound \n simon aronson \n the transmutant \n dan garrett
1991
garrett does the u.k.
Dan Garrett

The Transmutant

Inspired byAlso published here

1991

Garrett Does The U.K.

18



poker interchange \n improvements \n james swain \n poker interchange \n james swain \n stack in trade \n simon aronson \n poker interchange redux \n james swain \n royal exchange \n jason ladanye
1992
don't blink
James Swain

Poker Interchange

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1992

Don't Blink

25



pushthrough shuffle and triple cut \n \n steve draun \n the perfect blind shuffle \n steve draun \n aronson stripout 2.0 \n simon aronson
1993
secrets draun from underground
Steve Draun

PushThrough Shuffle and Triple Cut

Related toAlso published here

1993

Secrets Draun from Underground

28



my favorite gemini \n \n allan ackerman \n quadmates revisited \n simon aronson \n postcards \n michael sibbernsen \n the royal marriage trilogy \n allan ackerman \n david solomon \n peter duffie
1994
las vegas kardma
Allan Ackerman

My Favorite Gemini

Related toVariations

1994

Las Vegas Kardma

12



aronson's gemini \n \n allan ackerman \n "quadmates" (simon aronson, mum, may 1979)
1994
las vegas kardma
Allan Ackerman

Aronson's Gemini

Inspired by "QuadMates" (Simon Aronson, MUM, May 1979)

1994

Las Vegas Kardma

20



the restacking pack \n stack whose value distribution is not affected by faro shuffles \n alex elmsley \n the null faro \n karl fulves \n on the restacking pack \n edward marlo \n marlo restacking pack \n edward marlo \n faro favorites \n russell "rusduck" duck \n permastack \n russell "rusduck" duck \n the permanent deck principle \n woody aragón \n primitive cycles \n karl fulves \n simoneyes \n simon aronson \n unicycle stack \n iain girdwood \n six belts \n greg chapman
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Restacking Pack

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

309



fate's datebook \n part of "the dazzle act" (starting on page 425 until the end of the book), using a improvisational type of selection procedure \n alex elmsley \n the trick that cannot be explained \n dai vernon \n happy birthday \n simon aronson \n the magician, the fool, and the wheel of fortune \n justin higham
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Fate's Datebook

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

433



leftovers \n on tom gagnon, 4f convention, wayne kyzer, simon aronson, dreiländerkongress, magic christian, leo polacek, harry lucas, john moran, ron jeffries, simon lovell \n steve beam
1995
the trapdoor — volume three
Steve Beam

Leftovers

1995

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 57)

1100



preface \n \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Preface

1995

Simply Simon




point spread \n red/black game in several phases played by two spectators, performer predicts difference between number of red and black cards, repeat, shufflebored finale \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Point Spread

1995

Simply Simon

3



equalizer credit information \n \n simon aronson \n the equalizer \n harry lorayne \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Equalizer Credit Information

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

16



simon's and john's proof \n of the redblack relationship principle \n simon aronson \n john bannon
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson, John Bannon

Simon's and John's proof

1995

Simply Simon

18



moves and removes \n marker moved on 3x3 layout, final card predicted, with 4x4 "sixteen card version" on p. 30 \n simon aronson \n martin gardner presents (1993), p. 149
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Moves and Removes

Related to Martin Gardner Presents (1993), p. 149

1995

Simply Simon

19



child's play \n rock/paper/scissors with small prop versions, with three chips, outcome predicted \n simon aronson \n "my first trick" (robert neale, tricks of the imagination, 1991)
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Child's Play

Inspired by "My First Trick" (Robert Neale, Tricks of the Imagination, 1991)

1995

Simply Simon

31



simple double duke \n aces shown, short overhand shuffle, stacked except one, performer has royal flush \n simon aronson \n simple simon \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Simple Double Duke

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

47



stack in trade \n aces stacked to performer and shown during deal, then another player has aces and performer royal flush
 overhand shuffle methode (version 1)
 streamlined handling
 collins method (version 2) \n simon aronson \n poker interchange \n james swain
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Stack In Trade

Inspired by

1995

Simply Simon

52



three for two \n three selections made in different way, notouch selection procedure, all located, two key cards, first cut of cutdeeper force \n simon aronson \n marlo's double christ location \n edward marlo
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Three For Two

Inspired by

1995

Simply Simon

61



the aronson stripout \n with final threepacket cut on table
 push through variation
 front lift variation \n simon aronson \n an alternate stripout procedure \n wesley james \n aronson stripout 2.0 \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The Aronson Stripout

Related toVariations

1995

Simply Simon

65



quadmates revisited \n four cards put in deck at four positions, next to mates, gemini twins with four cards and spelling of random words \n simon aronson \n "quadmates" (simon aronson, mum, may 1979) \n my favorite gemini \n allan ackerman
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

QuadMates Revisited

Inspired by "QuadMates" (Simon Aronson, MUM, May 1979)
Related to

1995

Simply Simon

73



doublestop simplified \n two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile
 key method
 "no key" method \n simon aronson \n doublestop \n simon aronson \n david solomon
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Doublestop Simplified

Inspired by

1995

Simply Simon

79



lift shuffle control \n for two cards \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Lift Shuffle Control

1995

Simply Simon

80



this side up \n playing card with "instructions" written on them becomes signed selection on one side \n simon aronson \n "emergency card" (randy wakeman, randy wakeman presents)
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

This Side Up

Inspired by "Emergency Card" (Randy Wakeman, Randy Wakeman Presents)

1995

Simply Simon

87



plastic sleeve switch \n with divider \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Plastic Sleeve Switch

1995

Simply Simon

94



happy birthday \n oddbacked card matches spectator's birthday card in date book \n simon aronson \n fate's datebook \n alex elmsley \n birthday backer \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Happy Birthday

Inspired byVariations

1995

Simply Simon

96



the calendar card \n card chosen by spectator matches card on spectator's birthday in calendar list \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The Calendar Card

1995

Simply Simon

103



other applications for th personalized greeting card \n ideas on how to use greeting cards with customized messages on them \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Other Applications for th Personalized Greeting Card

1995

Simply Simon

110



two possibilities \n with impromptu handling in final comment \n simon aronson \n one improbabilty \n tomas blomberg
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Two Possibilities

Variations

1995

Simply Simon

113



mc spread double lift variant \n \n michael close \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Michael Close, Simon Aronson

MC Spread Double Lift Variant

1995

Simply Simon

115



the trained deck \n selection cut into deck, three chosen cards added, selection at this position, repeated, then selected card is spelled by spectator in his head while performer deals, performer stops at selection, multiple card sum stack \n simon aronson \n total recall \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The Trained Deck

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

123



markaplace move \n \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

MarkaPlace Move

1995

Simply Simon

126



sunken key placement \n \n simon aronson \n geoffrey scalbert
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson, Geoffrey Scalbert

Sunken Key Placement

1995

Simply Simon

131



multiple card sum stacks \n consecutive sum, not forcing \n simon aronson \n card counters \n doug canning
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Multiple Card Sum Stacks

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

134



doubly lazy \n two selections, ace to king twice \n simon aronson \n lazy memory \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Doubly Lazy

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

136



spell check \n three cards spelled to consecutively starting with random card, selection at end of last spell, declining letter spells \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Spell Check

1995

Simply Simon

139



suit yourself \n one deck mixed faceup/facedown, other deck shuffled twice and named suit removed, in first deck this suit is reversed in same order \n simon aronson \n play it straight (triumph) \n john bannon
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Suit Yourself

Inspired by

1995

Simply Simon

144



past, present, future \n spectator cuts off pile, pockets card, shuffles bottom pile and remembers card, cuts again and remembers card, deals through top pile and turns over a card, one named, position of one named, pocketed card predicted in wallet \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Past, Present, Future

1995

Simply Simon

153



floating key principle \n \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Floating Key Principle

1995

Simply Simon

159



lazy memory \n ideas for applying the memorized deck to the lazy man's card trick
 memorized doubly lazy
 spelling to the second selection
 "sessions" lazy memory \n simon aronson \n doubly lazy \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Lazy Memory

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

162



everybody's lazy \n two spectators and performer remember cards, performer names position of spectator's cards, spectator names number and there is performer's card, notouch \n simon aronson \n location sensing device \n matt baker
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Everybody's Lazy

Variations

1995

Simply Simon

167



two wrongs make it right \n two decks, two cards chosen in one, both decks dealt in unison to two predicted cards in other deck, the selections show up in same place, funny presentation about making wrong predictions \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Two Wrongs Make It Right

1995

Simply Simon

173



taking advantage of one's position \n selection procedure in which a packet is cut off, next card remembered and placed on this packet, another packet cut off onto first pile, next card remembered and put onto first pile, and so on
 self position
 shuffling
 false positives \n simon aronson \n self centered \n simon aronson \n impact! \n steve beam \n psix \n karl fulves
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Taking Advantage of One's Position

Related toVariations

1995

Simply Simon

179



self centered \n two cards chosen by cutting and shuffling packets, procedure similar to onepile free cut \n simon aronson \n taking advantage of one's position \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Self Centered

Inspired by

1995

Simply Simon

187



madness in our methods \n three selections, fair conditions, notouch and no card seen
 alternative revelations \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Madness in our Methods

1995

Simply Simon

194



topsy turvy \n three selections with cutting and shuffling packets, deck shuffled faceup/facedown, cards located by apparent muscle reading in spread \n simon aronson \n restoring part of stack at end of topsy turvy \n juan tamariz
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Topsy Turvy

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

203



restoring part of stack at end of topsy turvy \n \n juan tamariz \n topsy turvy \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Juan Tamariz

Restoring part of Stack at end of Topsy Turvy

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

215



high class location \n three selections \n simon aronson \n multiplocation \n steve beam
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

High Class Location

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

216



the open index \n  the open index
 estimate, glimpse and cut
a. glimpse first, then cut
b. cut first, then glimpse
 knowing where you are
a. marks
b. key cards
c. one way backs (see also p. 237)
 determining the desired card
a. the target card is directly designated by the spectator
b. the target card is indirectly designated, and is not known to the spectator
c. a target "position" is designated \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The Open Index

1995

Simply Simon

222



the s. a. combination \n "self adjusting", spectator touches force in spread, it apparently does not leave sight, underthespread force
a. the force procedure
b. application to the open index (spectator touches named card) \n simon aronson \n test your luck \n darwin ortiz
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The S. A. Combination

Related to

1995

Simply Simon

232



the crossindex index  charting the course \n on card indexes and the crossindex index idea
 above suspicion
 cross indexing two variables
 charts and lists \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The CrossIndex Index  Charting the Course

1995

Simply Simon

241



on the berglas effect \n with fiftytwo decks, as example of crossindex index \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

On the Berglas Effect

1995

Simply Simon

244



fate \n card freely chosen from range of twelve, then birthday named, then chart removed, using crossindex index \n simon aronson \n fate accompli \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Fate

Variations

1995

Simply Simon

249



signs \n zodiac sign cards specify one's lucky number, color, symbol..., crossindex index with example effects \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Signs

1995

Simply Simon

271



the pip stack \n "position information procedure"
ace to king stack in deck, allows performer to know position of replaced selection \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

The PIP Stack

1995

Simply Simon

290



a short routine: colorful countdown \n spectator selects card, lucky number on zodiac chart is looked up, at that position is selection \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

A Short Routine: Colorful Countdown

1995

Simply Simon

297



a long routine: three is a charm \n three spectators, card, color and symbol selected, position of card and color and symbol written on zodiac chart when spectator's signs are looked up \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

A Long Routine: Three is a Charm

1995

Simply Simon

298



uncharted territory \n more ideas for "signs" and the crossindex index
 variants
 lists, grids and tables
 other formats
 conclusion \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Uncharted Territory

1995

Simply Simon

302



bibliography of simon aronson \n \n simon aronson
1995
simply simon
Simon Aronson

Bibliography of Simon Aronson

1995

Simply Simon

307



the eyes have it \n humorous prediction with eye chart and eventually wrong card transforms into selection \n simon aronson
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Simon Aronson

The Eyes Have It

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

112



card counters \n \n doug canning \n "counter cards" in william simon's "mathematical magic" \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n multiple card sum stacks \n simon aronson
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Doug Canning

Card Counters

Inspired byRelated to

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

153



multiplocation \n with four cards \n steve beam \n high class location \n simon aronson \n three names in the counting \n al smith
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Steve Beam

Multiplocation

Related toVariations

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

175



kaum glaublich! \n cut deeper with divided deck \n philip t. goldstein \n the cut deeper location \n jon racherbaumer \n philip t. goldstein \n simon aronson
1995
intermagic
Philip T. Goldstein

Kaum glaublich!

Related to

Mar. 1995

Intermagic
(Vol. 19 No. 2)

63



flash speller \n \n edward marlo \n simon's flash speller \n simon aronson
1996
from a shuffled deck in use... part one
Edward Marlo

Flash Speller

Related to

1996

from a shuffled deck in use... Part One

17



myopia \n two cards, estimation, memorized deck \n michael close \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n simoneyes \n simon aronson
1996
workers number 5
Michael Close

Myopia

Inspired byRelated to

1996

Workers Number 5

134



the dribble toss control \n \n steve bedwell \n the dribble  toss control \n steve bedwell \n doubledribble control \n giancarlo scalia \n bedwell, funsky, and more... \n simon aronson \n steve bedwell
1996
the trapdoor — volume three
Steve Bedwell

The Dribble Toss Control

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1996

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 61)

1181



spectator finds the aces \n spectator selects two cards from spread, the two cards adjacent to each selection shown to be aces \n nick trost \n aces by mistake \n harvey cohen \n "tony hassini's version of spectator finds the aces" (tony hassini, party magic for fun and profit, 1988) \n markaplace mates \n simon aronson
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Spectator Finds the Aces

Inspired by

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

68



odd man wins! \n presentation by mack picknick \n nick trost \n oddly enough \n simon aronson
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Odd Man Wins!

Variations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

93



breaking up adjacent \n spectator stabs oddbacked card next to two selections one by one \n david solomon \n adjacent \n simon aronson
1997
solomon's mind
David Solomon

Breaking Up AdJacent

Inspired by

1997

Solomon's Mind

203



on simon aronson \n \n david solomon \n eugene burger
1997
solomon's mind
David Solomon, Eugene Burger

On Simon Aronson

1997

Solomon's Mind

204



extrachicagothinks \n idea to incorporate "spectator sits on card" \n simon aronson \n john bannon
1997
simon says!
Simon Aronson, John Bannon

ExtraChicagothinks

1997

Simon Says!

60



triathlon \n three card challenge location, sophisticated \n pit hartling \n triple mate \n harry lorayne \n two minds and a mate \n simon aronson \n trieasython \n michael powers
1998
das kleine grüne heft
Pit Hartling

Triathlon

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1998

Das kleine grüne Heft

24



whispering henry \n two cards selected, performer names one of them, it turns over, second selection named and found, henry christ force application \n roy walton \n head over heels \n simon aronson
1998
five times five — scotland
Roy Walton

Whispering Henry

Variations

1998

Five Times Five — Scotland

118



mayhew poker again \n triumph as center deal demo \n allan ackerman \n simon aronson \n steve mayhew
1999
classic handlings
Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson, Steve Mayhew

Mayhew Poker Again

1999

Classic Handlings

32



histed heisted again \n up to five spectators, ten cards each \n baltazar fuentes \n "histed heisted" (simon aronson)
1999
arempi ii
Baltazar Fuentes

Histed Heisted Again

Inspired by "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson)

1999

Arempi II

16



the simon aronson stack \n with two queens switched \n simon aronson
1999
arempi ii
Simon Aronson

The Simon Aronson Stack

1999

Arempi II

19



unfolding future \n folded multilevel prediction as in simon aronson's "shufflebored" \n ali bongo \n ludow, from paris \n future notes \n ali bongo \n ala bongo \n karl fulves
2000
off the books
Ali Bongo

Unfolding Future

Inspired byRelated toVariations

2000

Off The Books
(Issue 2)

11



the birthday card \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday \n steve beam \n birthday shuffle \n lewis jones \n party time \n steve beam \n birthday memories \n simon aronson \n the birthday card trick \n steve beam
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Steve Beam

The Birthday Card

Related toVariationsAlso published here

2000

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 3

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preface \n \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Preface

2001

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prior commitment \n two jokers whisper positions of two selections in the deck, then revealed position numbers were written on the back on jokers. uses the undo influence control. \n simon aronson \n a coin trick \n asi wind \n chapter seven: the false frame of reference \n darwin ortiz
2001
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Simon Aronson

Prior Commitment

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2001

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the facedown undo \n the "undo influence" control, face down version \n simon aronson \n variation 1441 \n simon aronson \n variation 1839 \n simon aronson \n color separation \n simon aronson \n facedown pgrpmcontrol \n patrick g. redford
2001
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Simon Aronson

The FaceDown UnDo

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2001

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6



alternative shuffles \n overhand shuffles to hide face up jokers in deck \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Alternative Shuffles

2001

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9



variation 1441 \n variation of undo influence, use ace and four instead of jokers \n simon aronson \n the facedown undo \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Variation 1441

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2001

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variation 1839 \n variation of undo influence, use four face up cards instead of two \n simon aronson \n the facedown undo \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Variation 1839

Inspired by

2001

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color separation \n variation on undo influence to leave deck color separated \n simon aronson \n the facedown undo \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Color Separation

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2001

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queenspell \n spell the red queens' names to find two selections \n simon aronson \n alternative spellings \n simon aronson \n face up queenspell \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Queenspell

Variations

2001

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12



the faceup undo \n the "undo influence" control, face up version \n simon aronson \n pgrpmcontrol \n patrick g. redford
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

The FaceUp UnDo

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2001

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alternative spellings \n alternative spellings for queenspell \n simon aronson \n queenspell \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Alternative Spellings

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2001

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face up queenspell \n variation on queenspell with queens reversed \n simon aronson \n queenspell \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Face Up Queenspell

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2001

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17



faro 18/35 restacking as an alternative false shuffle \n use out faros to keep stack in queenspell \n simon aronson \n queenspell \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Faro 18/35 Restacking as an Alternative False Shuffle

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2001

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divide and conquer \n cards get dealt through, eliminating half the deck each time until two selections remain \n simon aronson \n controlling the aces \n simon aronson \n "one in fiftytwo bet" (lennart green, green magic vol. 3, dvd, 2000) \n alternate take \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Divide and Conquer

Inspired by "One in FiftyTwo Bet" (Lennart Green, Green Magic vol. 3, DVD, 2000)
Variations

2001

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20



controlling the aces \n way to maintain control over four aces during divide and conquer, can be used for markaplace aces \n simon aronson \n divide and conquer \n simon aronson \n markaplace aces \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Controlling the Aces

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2001

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24



lennart green performs for ginny \n anecdote about lennart performing his fism act for ginny aronson while half awake \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Lennart Green performs for Ginny

2001

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25



euphoracle (an alternate take) \n elimination procedure to locate two selections, using reverse faros \n simon aronson \n oracle \n karl fulves
2001
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Simon Aronson

Euphoracle (an Alternate Take)

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2001

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alternate take \n combination of undo influence and euphoracle procedure \n simon aronson \n divide and conquer \n simon aronson \n alternate take with the additional climax \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Alternate Take

Inspired byVariations

2001

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28



moreorlessacle \n euphoracle to locate four of a kind \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

MoreorLessacle

2001

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28



alternate take with the additional climax \n \n simon aronson \n alternate take \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Alternate Take with the Additional Climax

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2001

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29



alternate take deck switch \n walkaround version of alternate take, can do deck switch \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Alternate Take Deck Switch

2001

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30



random tandem \n uses undo influence, but with mental stop procedure, selections turn up simultaneously \n simon aronson \n built for two (using the undo influence control) \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Random Tandem

Variations

2001

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31



key card variation \n uses key card in random tandem \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Key Card Variation

2001

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36



worker bees \n spelling trick to three selections (two chosen and one thought of) using undo influence \n simon aronson \n additional mindreading climax \n simon aronson \n paramteters of the worker bee stack \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Worker Bees

Related toVariations

2001

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37



double progressive spell stack \n integrate two "progressive" spell stacks together \n simon aronson \n "the t. nelson downs speller" \n t. nelson downs
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Double Progressive Spell Stack

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2001

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41



additional mindreading climax \n extra climax to worker bees \n simon aronson \n worker bees \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Additional Mindreading Climax

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2001

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43



paramteters of the worker bee stack \n how to modify the worker bee stack \n simon aronson \n worker bees \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Paramteters of the Worker Bee Stack

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2001

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44



twice as hard \n cards at named numbers for two free selections \n simon aronson \n packet displacement variations \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Twice as Hard

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2001

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46



packet displacement variations \n \n simon aronson \n twice as hard \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Packet Displacement Variations

Related to

2001

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63



undo influence: theory and practice \n theory behind undo influence control \n simon aronson \n paradromic delusion \n john hostler
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

UnDo Influence: Theory and Practice

Variations

2001

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68



head over heels \n head over heels move, control card to second from the top, and reversed, see following pages for applications \n simon aronson \n whispering henry \n roy walton \n chapter 7  headoverheels \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n head over heels \n simon aronson \n extensions on the aronson "heads over heels" move \n harapan ong \n sudden surprise sandwich \n harapan ong \n head over heels, face to face \n harapan ong
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

2001

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95



head over heels transposition \n simple two card transposition with the head over heels move \n simon aronson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels Transposition

Inspired by

2001

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97



head over heels glimpse \n \n simon aronson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels Glimpse

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2001

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head over heels, into a visual change \n \n simon aronson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels, into a Visual Change

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2001

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100



head over heels invisible card \n card turns invisible, placed in deck face up, card then reappears \n simon aronson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels Invisible Card

Inspired by

2001

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head over heels inthehands triumph \n \n simon aronson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels IntheHands Triumph

Inspired by

2001

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100



o'aronson aces \n o. henry aces plot (ace assembly), all four aces appear in spectator's hand \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

O'Aronson Aces

2001

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104



nosnora aces \n aces scatter back to respective packets at the end of ace assembly \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Nosnora Aces

2001

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117



broken elmsley variation \n \n edward marlo \n simon aronson
2001
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Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson

Broken Elmsley Variation

2001

Try the Impossible

124



simon's flash speller \n system to figure out number of letters in any card's name \n simon aronson \n flash spelling \n edward marlo \n flash speller \n edward marlo \n a quickie with charlier & simon \n david solomon
2001
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Simon Aronson

Simon's Flash Speller

Inspired byRelated toVariations

2001

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131



spell it out \n spelling random card to find actual selection \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Spell It Out

2001

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136



markaplace move \n variation of business card prophecy move \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

MarkaPlace Move

2001

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138



decipher \n one spectator names value, one spectator names suit, performer produces card \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Decipher

2001

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143



two deck canasta \n two cards chosen by two spectators from two decks match, even which pocket the cards are placed in \n simon aronson \n chan canasta's performance on the jack paar show on tv
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Two Deck Canasta

Inspired by Chan Canasta's performance on the Jack Paar show on TV

2001

Try the Impossible

149



choices \n card at named number \n simon aronson \n "chipper" (phil goldstein, chicago lecture notes, 1998) \n chipper \n philip t. goldstein
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Choices

Inspired by

2001

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155



breathing spell \n spelling four other cards to find two selections \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Breathing Spell

2001

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161



dizzy spell \n impromptu version of breathing spell \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Dizzy Spell

2001

Try the Impossible

167



queens and kings \n another variation of breathing spell \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Queens and Kings

2001

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169



two beginnings \n spectator freely names card, another spectator freely chooses card, it matches \n simon aronson \n memories are made of this, 1999 \n premonition redux \n jamy ian swiss
2001
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Simon Aronson

Two Beginnings

VariationsAlso published here Memories are Made of This, 1999

2001

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171



the invisible card \n freely named card vanishes, then vanishappears reversed in deck \n simon aronson \n memories are made of this, 1999
2001
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Simon Aronson

The Invisible Card

Also published here Memories are Made of This, 1999

2001

Try the Impossible

175



oddly enough \n simple game as bet, magician keeps winning \n simon aronson \n odd man wins! \n nick trost
2001
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Simon Aronson

Oddly Enough

Inspired by

2001

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179



rapaceious \n magician raps while locating the four aces (credits for all the sleights used are given) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

RapAceious

2001

Try the Impossible

184



stalking the stack \n introducing the new tricks in this aronson stack section \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Stalking the Stack

2001

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193



aces awry (producing the aces) \n tries to spell suit of selection, but wrong 3 times  finally gets the value (ace), and produces all four aces \n simon aronson \n the double push off \n simon aronson \n reverse dealing \n simon aronson \n revelations "along the way" \n simon aronson \n other ace productions \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Aces Awry (Producing the Aces)

Variations

2001

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revelations "along the way" \n variation on aces awry \n simon aronson \n aces awry (producing the aces) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Revelations "Along the Way"

Inspired by

2001

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202



the double push off \n using the double push off to overcome awkward spellings in aces awry \n simon aronson \n aces awry (producing the aces) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

The Double Push Off

Inspired by

2001

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204



reverse dealing \n variation on aces awry \n simon aronson \n aces awry (producing the aces) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Reverse Dealing

Inspired by

2001

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204



other ace productions \n alternative procedure for aces awry that disturbs stack but is fast \n simon aronson \n aces awry (producing the aces) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Other Ace Productions

Inspired by

2001

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208



four on a match (producing the fours) \n finds selection (a four) through spelling, then finds all fours \n simon aronson \n the indicator \n harry lorayne \n four more \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Four on a Match (Producing the Fours)

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2001

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four more \n alternative procedures for four on a match \n simon aronson \n four on a match (producing the fours) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Four More

Inspired by

2001

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211



jack coincidence (producing the jacks) \n selection is predicted with mate, and selection is stabbed in deck, around two matching mates \n simon aronson \n quick coincidence \n allan ackerman \n paired color alternative \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Jack Coincidence (Producing the Jacks)

Inspired byVariations

2001

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paired color alternative \n alternative procedure for jack coincidence \n simon aronson \n jack coincidence (producing the jacks) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Paired Color Alternative

Inspired by

2001

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215



the mind reading deck, part 6 (producing the sixes) \n find selection by spelling, produce all the sixes as a climax \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

The Mind Reading Deck, Part 6 (Producing the Sixes)

2001

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217



the mind reading deck, part 9 (producing the nines) \n find selection by spelling, produce all the sixes as a climax \n simon aronson \n mirror nines \n simon aronson \n direct to the nines \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

The Mind Reading Deck, Part 9 (Producing the Nines)

Variations

2001

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220



mirror nines \n variation of mine reading deck part 9, with reverse aronson stack \n simon aronson \n the mind reading deck, part 9 (producing the nines) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Mirror Nines

Inspired by

2001

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221



direct to the nines \n extra idea to find nines in fast way \n simon aronson \n the mind reading deck, part 9 (producing the nines) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Direct to the Nines

Inspired by

2001

Try the Impossible

222



the mind reading deck, part 7 (producing the sevens) \n selection is found in sandwich, produce four sevens as climax \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

The Mind Reading Deck, Part 7 (Producing the Sevens)

2001

Try the Impossible

223



two by four (producing the twos) \n spell to three twos, final two produced with flourish \n simon aronson \n spelling all four twos \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Two by Four (Producing the Twos)

Variations

2001

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226



spelling all four twos \n \n simon aronson \n two by four (producing the twos) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Spelling All Four Twos

Inspired by

2001

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229



fit four a king (producing the kings) \n spells to all four kings while trying to spell to selection, uses up whole deck \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Fit Four a King (Producing the Kings)

2001

Try the Impossible

231



mirror kings \n alternative spelling procedure for fit four a king with reverse aronson order \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

Mirror Kings

2001

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234



routine maintenance (poker deal restoration) \n poker deal demo that restores stack order \n simon aronson \n once and again display \n simon aronson \n bill malone \n mental high card \n simon aronson \n poker routine deck switch \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Routine Maintenance (Poker Deal Restoration)

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2001

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238



once and again display \n procedure to restore order of aronson stack in routine maintenance \n simon aronson \n bill malone \n routine maintenance (poker deal restoration) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson, Bill Malone

Once and Again Display

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2001

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240



poker routine deck switch \n deck switch done in context of routine maintenance \n simon aronson \n routine maintenance (poker deal restoration) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Poker Routine Deck Switch

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2001

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241



mental high card \n original procedure to restore aronson stack in routine maintenance \n simon aronson \n routine maintenance (poker deal restoration) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Mental High Card

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2001

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242



truthsayer \n lie detector effect with aronson (four versions) \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

TruthSayer

2001

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245



odds and ends \n collection of "neat" stuff with aronson stack \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Odds And Ends

2001

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252



last five standing \n produce poker hands with down under deal \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Last Five Standing

2001

Try the Impossible

252



take two \n double spelling effect \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Take Two

2001

Try the Impossible

254



threespell (using the undo influence control) \n queenspell with threes in aronson \n simon aronson \n queenspell \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Threespell (using the UnDo Influence Control)

Inspired by

2001

Try the Impossible

257



built for two (using the undo influence control) \n random tandem done with aronson stack \n simon aronson \n random tandem \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Built for Two (using the UnDo Influence Control)

Inspired by

2001

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258



triple trick tip \n procedure to display cards while restoring order of stack \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Triple Trick Tip

2001

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260



52 pickup \n full deck spelling sequence \n simon aronson
2001
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Simon Aronson

52 Pickup

2001

Try the Impossible

263



sequence spell deck switch \n \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Sequence Spell Deck Switch

2001

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263



ringleader \n ring on and off rubberband \n simon aronson \n "another ringer" (dan harlan, the bandshark, videotape, 1993) \n rubber ringer \n bill kalush \n ring bandit \n michael ammar \n magic lesson \n tomas blomberg
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Ringleader

Inspired byVariations

2001

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269



an interview by john bannon \n \n john bannon \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
John Bannon, Simon Aronson

An Interview by John Bannon

2001

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278



bibliography \n \n simon aronson
2001
try the impossible
Simon Aronson

Bibliography

2001

Try the Impossible

289



chipper \n card at number, four poker chips with numbers, two decks \n philip t. goldstein \n choices \n simon aronson
2002
flaunting five fanciful formulae
Philip T. Goldstein

Chipper

Variations

2002

Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae

2



birthday memories \n spectator deals cards for month and day of his birthday then remembers a card, performer reveals selection and birthday \n simon aronson \n the birthday card \n steve beam
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Simon Aronson

Birthday Memories

Inspired by

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

59



aronson stack \n brief \n simon aronson
2002
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 4
Simon Aronson

Aronson Stack

2002

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 4

171



the cards of destiny \n \n richard vollmer \n allan ackerman \n simon aronson
2003
card college — volume 5
Richard Vollmer, Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson

The Cards of Destiny

2003

Card College — Volume 5

1192



wait until dark \n shufflebored combined with ortiz' human blindfold idea \n john bannon \n simon aronson \n happenchance \n edward oschmann
2004
dear mr. fantasy
John Bannon, Simon Aronson

Wait Until Dark

Variations

2004

Dear Mr. Fantasy

168



catchacetrapee \n "sewt", transposition effect involving four queens and two black aces \n wesley james \n carousel \n roy walton \n among the discards \n simon aronson \n john bannon \n david solomon
2004
enchantments
Wesley James

CatchAceTrapee

Inspired byVariations

2004

Enchantments

23



an alternate stripout procedure \n threepacket cut \n wesley james \n the aronson stripout \n simon aronson
2004
enchantments
Wesley James

An Alternate StripOut Procedure

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2004

Enchantments

319



chapter 7  headoverheels \n (hoh), chapter intro \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Chapter 7  HeadOverHeels

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2004

Diamonds from Coal

45



head over heels \n control card to second from the top, and reversed, with further details by simon aronson \n simon aronson \n head over heels \n simon aronson
2004
diamonds from coal
Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels

Also published here

2004

Diamonds from Coal

45



introduction \n \n simon aronson
2004
mnemonica
Simon Aronson

Introduction

2004

Mnemonica

xvii



the three hours \n three cards are divined \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n myopia \n michael close \n simoneyes \n simon aronson \n the three hours \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo \n harapan ong \n persi diaconis \n ron graham \n same number for three \n ramón riobóo
2004
mnemonica
Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo

The Three Hours

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

2004

Mnemonica

65



control in chaos \n with several methods how packet can be turnedover and shuffled \n simon aronson \n ramón riobóo
2004
mnemonica
Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo

Control in Chaos

2004

Mnemonica

116



staystack with mnemonica \n \n juan tamariz \n it's mathematical \n edward marlo \n memorized math \n simon aronson
2004
mnemonica
Juan Tamariz

StayStack with Mnemonica

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2004

Mnemonica

156



final ecstasy \n two cards at thoughtof positions remembered \n barrie richardson \n simoneyes \n simon aronson \n the magician, winter 2003 \n "mental ecstasy" (barrie richardson, club 71, spring 1992) \n "penultimate mental ecstasy" (barrie richardson, club 71, christmas 1994)
2005
act two
Barrie Richardson

Final Ecstasy

Inspired byRelated to "Mental Ecstasy" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, Spring 1992)
 "Penultimate Mental Ecstasy" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, Christmas 1994)
Also published here The Magician, Winter 2003

2005

Act Two

325



heisting histed heisted \n twentyfive duplicates
 non gaffed ideas
 heavily gaffed methods (jumbo cards) \n michael powers \n "histed heisted" (simon aronson, the card ideas of simon aronson) \n the twentyfive card trick \n sam leo horowitz \n heisting histed heisted 3.0 \n michael powers
2006
power plays
Michael Powers

Heisting Histed Heisted

Inspired by "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson, The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson)
Related toVariations

2006

Power Plays

112



chapter seven: the false frame of reference \n  the straight and narrow path
 the "too obvious" theory
 method as effect
 the method/effect shift
 the final false solution
 frame of reference and kickers
 the crooked path \n darwin ortiz \n the "too perfect" theory \n rick johnsson \n prior commitment \n simon aronson
2006
designing miracles
Darwin Ortiz

Chapter Seven: The False Frame of Reference

Related to

2006

Designing Miracles

127



head over heels \n \n simon aronson
2007
52 memories
Simon Aronson

Head Over Heels

2007

52 Memories

96



a quickie with charlier & simon \n free selection spelled to \n david solomon \n simon's flash speller \n simon aronson
2007
the wisdom of solomon
David Solomon

A Quickie With Charlier & Simon

Inspired by

2007

The Wisdom of Solomon

37



building math principles \n card and its position in ninecard packet remembered, another card brought in, dealing into two packets, selection eventually located \n david solomon \n simon aronson \n "seven" (roberto giobbi, genii, may 2006)
2007
the wisdom of solomon
David Solomon, Simon Aronson

Building Math Principles

Inspired by "Seven" (Roberto Giobbi, Genii, May 2006)

2007

The Wisdom of Solomon

147



tongueincheek 21card trick \n \n simon aronson
2007
777
Simon Aronson

TongueinCheek 21Card Trick

2007

777

41



markaplace move \n \n simon aronson
2008
subtle card creations — volume 1
Simon Aronson

MarkAPlace Move

2008

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1

245



the cards of leon \n inthehands version without table \n benjamin earl \n "shufflebored" (simon aronson)
2010
gambit
Benjamin Earl

The Cards of Leon

Inspired by "ShuffleBored" (Simon Aronson)

2010

Gambit
(Issue 2)

4



bored of shuffling \n cards are shuffled faceup facedown by spectator. the number of face up cards and the nature of the face of cards are predicted on a sheet of paper. \n woody aragón \n "shufflebored" (simon aronson, shufflebored, 1980)
2011
a book in english
Woody Aragón
