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Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
Related to 1931 22
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Related to Nov. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 38)
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force
Related toVariations Mar. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 82)
Francis Carlyle Homing Card
Related toVariations 1947
Stars of Magic (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Dai Vernon The All Backs
  • Details of Handling
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1950 459
Eddie Joseph Who Knows the Card? card chosen with counting procedure ends up and number named at beginning
Variations 1950 3
Ross Bertram Coin Assembly
Variations 1951
Stars of Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Cy Endfield Two To Divine card appears between sandwich cards in hand
Related toVariations 1955 10
Dai Vernon The Vernon Card Puzzle
Variations 1962 32
Ray Grismer, Bob Hummer Computer Cards cards dealt according to thought-of card, simplified
Inspired byRelated toVariations Dec. 1967 145
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for references and mention of Swinford & Cairy's "Computer Cards"/"Cyberdeck"
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1968 194
Paul Harris Cardician's Blendo Four and Six melt together to a Ten spot
VariationsAlso published here 1978 136
Robert Walker, David Solomon Dunbury Sandwich wrong card captured, sandwich cards transform and find selection
Related toVariations 1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
Dai Vernon, Philip T. Goldstein Dai Vernon's Centerpiece center deal bluff
Variations June 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Henrik Specht One More Chance
Variations Jan. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3)
Roy Walton Sum Trick
Variations Oct. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8)
Peter Duffie Double Fantasy two cards travel into two different pockets, one palm only, pocket ruse
VariationsAlso published here 1984 27
Larry Jennings Ambidextrous Travellers for the Elmsley credit see p. 48 of Marlo's Magazine 6
Related toVariations 1986 233
Alex Elmsley Hoftwister combo
Variations 1991 47
Alex Elmsley Repulsive Aces cannibal card routine with different presentation, two selections vanish
Variations 1991 229
George McBride Blending Bullets Four and Six spot become Ten spot in sandwich
Inspired by Dec. 1991
Profile (Issue 5)
George McBride In Case You Visit card travel from sandwich to cased sandwich
Feb. 1992
Profile (Issue 6)
George McBride Must Be Middles fake center deal
Inspired byVariations Dec. 1992
Profile (Issue 11)
David Worthington Self Centered three-handed deal, pseudo centers
Inspired by Aug. 1993
Profile (Issue 15)
Gene Maze Miss-Matched two cards stopped at, they're not mates, but mates are found when dealing twice to their added value
Variations 1994 70
George McBride Where Regals Dare
Inspired by
  • "Topsy Turvy or Slow Motion Plus" (Trevor Lewis, New Pentagram, Jan. 1972)
1994 213
George McBride Flip-Over Switch
1994 214
Peter Duffie, George McBride All The Fives! Packet of four cards set aside as prediction, spectator eliminates cards until two cards left, values added together equal five, four cards are the four Fives (variation, first published in Abracadabra no. 2590)
Variations 1997 72
Steven Hamilton S.T.A.F.F. deck shuffled by spectator, Aces immediately spelled out
Inspired by
  • "Immediate Ace Spell" (George McBride, The Crimp No. 15)
Also published here
1998 61
George McBride Repulsion two selection rise to the top one by one and are placed among Queens where they vanish, they reappear in pocket
Inspired by 1998 67
George McBride Pocket Tweezers two selections are chosen by using the red Aces as tweezers and pocketed, they transpose with the two red Aces
Inspired by 1998 70
George McBride Reversal Of Fortunes
Inspired by 1998 73
George McBride Spider Grip Vanish Variation
1998 76
Peter Duffie Spell-Finder Aces spelled to after spectator cuts them into deck
Inspired by
  • "Immediate Ace Spell" (George McBride, The Crimp)
2000 19
George McBride Countdown Location spectator thinks of a small number and places that many cards from top to bottom, another selection is made that is found at the chosen number
2000 33
George McBride Home to Roost two cards travel to two different pockets, repeat
Inspired by 2000 34
George McBride A Face in the Dark "51 Faces North" solution
  • Alternative Handling
July 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 2)
George McBride Missed Match two cards dealt to with named numbers, they're not mates, but mates are found when dealing twice to their added value
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Michael Close (reviewer) Cardville by George McBride June 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 10)
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson 51 Faces North
Inspired by
  • "A Face in the Dark" (George McBride, Abacus, Dec. 2000)
Related to
2003 23
Jerry K. Hartman A Case for Change Kings are placed into card case and case is set on top of spectator’s selection in his hand, selection transposes with Kings
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here June 2003
Ego (Vol. 2 No. 15)
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson BJ Immediate Ace Spell
Inspired by
  • "Immediate Ace Spell" (George McBride, The Crimp No. 15)
2004 22
George McBride Captives of the Cranium one half is cut and two cards are added to get a number, other half is cut and top card pocketed, using the number one counts down to get the same value, another count with the added digits gets a card of the same suit
Inspired by
  • "Captives of the Brain" (Stewart James, James File Vol. 2, p. 2536)
2005 29
George McBride Stebbins Prediction business card slid into spread, cards above and below are taken out, small packet cut off and counted, spectator remembers card at its position, original two removed cards have same value and suit, position of selection predicted on business card, faro, Penelope
2005 31
George McBride Veeser Meets Steranko lateral palm
2005 33
George McBride Lateral Palm Packet Switch
2005 34
George McBride Streamlined Who Knows the Card card chosen with counting procedure ends up and number named at beginning
Inspired by 2007 5
George McBride Mirakill
Also published here
  • Cardville, Jan. 2002
2007 6
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) George McBride - The DVD by George McBride Feb. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 2)
Nick Trost The Eleven Routine nine tabled pairs, spectator drops prediction on one of them, only that pair adds up to predicted number eleven, two more phases
Inspired byRelated to 2009 445
Steven Hamilton Descrepancy 2 four Kings and three black spot cards
Inspired by
  • "Discrepancy Assembly" (George McBride, Assembly Time)
2013 57
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The False Deals Project (2-DVD set) by George McBride Aug. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 8)
George McBride Sweet Sixteen card at some number chosen, another card matches a prediction, two cards added to count to selection
Inspired by July 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7)
Michael Powers Way Too Many two selections lost, three indicator cards removed, but they are four, four-card repeat phase, both selections found and four Aces show up along the way
Inspired by
  • "One Too Many" (George McBride, e-book "The Best of OSMOSIS")
2019 46
Ryan Matney (reviewer) The DVD by George McBride Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
Ryan Matney (reviewer) The Classics by George McBride Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
Ryan Matney (reviewer) The False Deals Project by George McBride Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
Ryan Matney (reviewer) McMiracles with Cards by George McBride Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
Nathan Coe Marsh (reviewer) The Glasgow File by George McBride Dec. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 12)
George McBride Introduction
2022 7
George McBride Dedication to Roy Walton
2022 12
George McBride Royal Exchange
Inspired by 2022 15
George McBride Impossible card and its position in ten-card packet remembered, it vanishes and reappears in assembled deck when spelling out "Impossible"
2022 18
George McBride Transmutation 2 spectator holds two black Aces, they are taken and put between two red Jacks and travel to top multiple times one by one and given back, then performer has the black Aces and spectator the red ones
Inspired by
  • "Transmutation" (George McBride, 1995, Peter Duffie's e-book "Best of Osmosis")
2022 21
George McBride Push Thru Aces
2022 24
George McBride Hofatwist combo
Inspired by 2022 26
George McBride Calling Card cards dealt face down from face-up deck, spectator says stop, that card is taken face down and vanished
2022 30
George McBride Computer Cards count-spell of a thought-of cards from
Inspired by 2022 32
George McBride Thought Processor card and its position thought of from nine-card packet, located with anti-faros
Related to 2022 34
George McBride Cummins and Goings Kings and selection transpose
Inspired by 2022 36
George McBride High Rise elevator with Ace through Four, as finale Five through Eight show up as well
2022 39
George McBride Harry's Game spectator cuts to the Threes, with counting procedure
2022 42
George McBride One for Henry two cards chosen, spectator makes up card with suit of one and value of other, spectator chooses five unknown cards that are pocketed, performer removes all except one which turns out to be selection
2022 46
George McBride Memorology card and its position remembered, another number named, position subtracted to find it
Related to 2022 49
George McBride Estimation Countdown with 1-0-1 set-up to count down to last Ace in case of mis-cut
2022 50
George McBride Ickle Pickle Aces
2022 53
George McBride Two-Card Bluff Switching Procedure
2022 53
George McBride RDP Klektors collector cards dropped on deck and instantly spread
2022 57
George McBride Collecting Box two cards vanish from top of deck and reappear in card case sandwiched between Ace through Three of Spades
2022 62
George McBride Card Vanish on Deck out-jogged
Inspired by
  • Sandwiches, Tony Chang, Download
2022 62
George McBride Card Case Load
2022 64
George McBride Collecting Point four Aces collect three Jacks to match selection
2022 66
George McBride Petalies routine with twelve court cards
2022 71
George McBride Polygraph puzzling placement
2022 74
George McBride Back to Back
Inspired by 2022 76
George McBride Lucky 21 two cards put above and below a lucky card change into a blackjack hand, the lucky card becomes a previously signed selection
2022 80
George McBride Quasi Thirds
Inspired by
  • "Tricky Thirds" (Mickey MacDougall, Card Mastery, 1944)
2022 83
George McBride Snappy Dunbury wrong card captured with sandwich cards of which one is the selection (sucker element), sandwich cards transform and find selection
Inspired by
  • "Done" (Chris Mayhew, free trick via Murphy's Magic, Jan 20, 2018)
Related to
2022 85
George McBride Under Cover Placement Automatic Placement combined with sunken key, faro
  • Note (sandwich effect)
2022 88
George McBride Green Triumph using The Real Green shuffle by Lennart Green
2022 91
George McBride Drop Aces Aces distributed in deck and pushed in, they suddenly appear face up on face of deck
Inspired by
  • "Drop Pass" (Gordon Bruce, Mojo, Vol. 1 No. 5, 2007)
2022 94
George McBride Multiple Shift Variation bluff shift handling
Inspired by 2022 94
George McBride Vernannemann a Four is put reversed in deck, spectator cuts to a card, it matches, other two Fours show up as well
Inspired by
  • "The Message Card" (Dai Vernon, Dominic Twose's Impromptu Secrets)
2022 96
Peter Duffie Power Trip Twisting, then Aces change to Kings, Kings dealt onto four quarters of the deck, then turned over and they changed back to Aces, then Assembly
  • A Crips Twist
  • Sudden Change to a Four-King Trick!
  • The Aces Return
  • The Assembly
  • The Kings Return to Take a Bow
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2022 112
Iain Girdwood Iggy's Multiple Shift bluff shift handling using top card cover pass
Related to
  • "E. Good's Multiple Shaft" (Jerry Sadowitz, Aug. 1994, The Crimp #27)
2022 134
George McBride Missed Match two cards dealt to with named numbers, they're not mates, but mates are found when dealing twice to their added value
Inspired byAlso published here 2022 59