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Bill Simon The Cards and Dice - 1. The Transposition Ace to Four of Clubs face-down on table with a die on top of each with one to four to top, dice exchanged and cards follow
Related toVariations 1954 14
William P. Miesel The Lost Ace four cards are shown as the ace of spades, then they transform into the other three aces and the king of spades
Related to June 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 3)
P. Howard Lyons Three Up Ace-Two-Three rise from middle of deck to top individually
Related toVariations Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
William P. Miesel Ambitious Ten with Ace through Ten of Clubs
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
William P. Miesel 33 Up Ace-Two-Three rise from middle of deck to top individually
Inspired by Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
William P. Miesel Straight Cheating straights, then four royal flushes as climax
Related to Feb. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 5)
William P. Miesel Another Impromptu Out of this World doing Miraskill for separating red and black cards
Related to Mar. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 6)
William P. Miesel Second and Middle Deals with break
May 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 8)
William P. Miesel Another Spirit Slate after writing appears, slate is still wet
July 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 10)
William P. Miesel Vacation Time imaginary trip
July 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 10)
William P. Miesel Mexicali Move variation
Aug. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 11)
William P. Miesel A Day at the Races prediction of imaginative horse race
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
William P. Miesel Fifty One to One selection has odd back
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Poko-Combo stack that allows combination for ten card poker deal, strictly straight and straight cheating
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
Stephen Herald Temperamental Aces follow up for The Lost Ace
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
William P. Miesel Invincible Open Travelers, last card with deck
Oct. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 362)
William P. Miesel Routine Pinochle
  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Phase III
  • Phase IV
Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
William P. Miesel Pinochle Tricks routine to be performed with a pinochle deck
  • Phase I (two selected cards match, Mexican Turnover)
  • Phase II (different matching phase)
Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
William P. Miesel Easy Over as cards are shown and turned over book-wise in blocks a card is secretly reversed
Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
William P. Miesel Phanto Cards three phases
Jan. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 376)
Karl Fulves Static Problems with Cards - No. One
selection made by stabbing joker into deck without removing selection, how to control it
Solutions: see references
Variations Feb. 1966 19
William P. Miesel Named Red Card in Black Packet as a problem
Variations June 1966 41
Bruce Cervon, William P. Miesel, Bill Simon, Victor Marsh Etcetera
June 1966 41
Edward Marlo Named Red Card in Black Packet solution to Miesel's problem
Inspired by Aug. 1966 51
William P. Miesel Static solution
Inspired by Sep. 1966 56
William P. Miesel Cards & Dice Ace to Four and four dice match up, Aces appear
Related to Mar. 1968
Epilogue (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Three Way Split transposition procedure posed as a problem, for solutions see references
Variations Nov. 1968
Epilogue (Issue 4)
William P. Miesel 3rd Flight follow the leader with 3 quartets
July 1969
Epilogue (Issue 6)
Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
VariationsAlso published here 1969 15
William P. Miesel Simplex 3 Way simplified solution
Inspired by July 1970
Epilogue (Issue 9)
Karl Fulves Cards And A Number... counting selection procedure
Variations 1971 5
William P. Miesel That Twist Again final card changes front and back
Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
William P. Miesel Duplicate Copy carbon paper in book
Magick (Issue 30)
William P. Miesel The Devil's Pasteboards prediction of a symbol, elastic bands on poster board to put symbol cards
Magick (Issue 32)
William P. Miesel Dual Ambitious one to top, one to bottom
Feb. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 2)
William P. Miesel Card to Pocket solution to third Hofzinser Problem, transposition of card with pocketed card, three phases
Aug. 1972 555
William P. Miesel Duo Coincido two mates are found, two methods
Inspired by
  • "Double Coincido" (Karl Fulves, MUM Vol.62/8)
July 1974
Epilogue (Issue 21)
William P. Miesel A Different Approach to Transpositions
1975 87
William P. Miesel Take Three from sandwich in one half to other half
1975 91
William P. Miesel Mini Oil and Water 2&2, four phases
Also published here 1975 96
William P. Miesel All-Fair Moving Collectors odd backed mates find two cards and then transform
Feb. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Creative Card Magic of William P. Miesel by William P. Miesel 1981
Interlocutor (Issue 46)
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Fork Full of F.F.F.F. Appetizers by William P. Miesel Oct. 1982
Epoptica (Issue 2)
William P. Miesel Cards
1982 1
William P. Miesel Water and Oil Barrons
Inspired byVariations 1982 29
William P. Miesel Coins
1982 45
William P. Miesel Miscellaneous Close-Up Magic
1982 53
William P. Miesel Mini Oil and Water 2&2, four phases
Also published here 1982 24
Karl Fulves, William P. Miesel Notes by Karl Fulves riffle stacking from the bottom
1984 130
William P. Miesel Stand-Up Wild Card two methods
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
Earl Nelson The Flying Signature odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on it
Related to Winter 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1)
William P. Miesel Signa-Flite odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on it, simplified variation
Inspired by Summer 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
William P. Miesel Cards
1984 1
William P. Miesel Twice under the Shot card under shot glass changes into signed selection, card is put back under glass then a second card is selected and signed on the back, signatures turn out to be on same card
Inspired by 1984 40
William P. Miesel More Card
1984 78
William P. Miesel Coins
1984 96
William P. Miesel Mis. Close-Up
1984 112
William P. Miesel Bill Miesel's Utility Chart erasable marker on poster board, for predictions
1984 23
John Holland (reviewer) Fork Full of Appetizers - Book Two by William P. Miesel Nov. 1985
Epoptica (Issue 7)
William P. Miesel The Fastest Sandwich in the World
Arcane (Issue 13)
William P. Miesel Filling the Elevator small packet with two quartets
Arcane (Issue 13)
William P. Miesel Hit Double Lift Second Deal
Arcane (Issue 13)
William P. Miesel Deceived
Inspired by 1985
Arcane (Issue 13)
William P. Miesel Here and Gone three cards change to selection, then become aces
Arcane (Issue 13)
William P. Miesel Barefaced Commitment prediction written on playing card
Arcane (Issue 13)
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Precursor by William P. Miesel Spring 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27)
Charles Hudson The Visine Trick all black climax
Inspired byRelated to 1985 506
Ken Simmons Reverse Variant reverse from center top
Inspired byRelated to 1987 48
William P. Miesel A Card Trick With Coins coin put on top of tabled deck, coin vanishes from there and appears next to selection
Inspired by
  • "A Coin Trick With Cards" (Justin Higham, Best of British)
Inside Out (Issue 2)
William P. Miesel Coin Vanish from Tabled Deck flicked in lap
Inside Out (Issue 2)
Roy Johnson The £80 Card Game story presentation
Inspired by
  • "An Alternative Puzzle" (Bill Miesel, The Creative Card Magic of William P. Miesel, p. 59)
1989 71
William P. Miesel A Porous Wallet see "The Joker and the Wallet"
1991 161
William P. Miesel Right Here Is Your Card revelation of a selected card by spelling Your Card Is Right Here and forming na arrow with the packets
Inspired byVariations 1992 772
John Scarne, Karl Fulves Spell Purple spelling red, black, suits with packet, ending with "purple" written on a card, see also p. 47
VariationsAlso published here 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 2)
William P. Miesel Spell Green spelling red, black, suits with packet, ending with "green" written on a card as well as a rainbow car
Inspired by 1993
Verbatim (Issue 6)
William P. Miesel Modern Warfare
Inspired by
  • "Foursee and Four Don't" (Peter Duffie, Ulterior Motifs)
1993 138
William P. Miesel My Early Memories of Eddie
Also published here 1993 119
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Precursor by William P. Miesel Aug. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Bill Simon, William P. Miesel, Karl Fulves The Forgetful Gambler No. 54, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, they right themselves except for Royal Flush, rest of deck changes back color
1995 107
Karl Fulves My Card Isn't deck shuffled, performer thinks of card, spectator cuts it to top, tables it and thinks of new top card and cuts again, performer takes out a card, both are right
Related to 1995 23
William P. Miesel Letters on Move A Card, Bob Ecklund
Related to 1996 56
William P. Miesel Introduction
1997 13
William P. Miesel A Square Deal
  • "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to "What number divided by one third of itself equals 9?"
Inspired by
  • problem in Linking Ring, October 1961
1997 162
William P. Miesel Foreword
1997 5
Harry Levine The Illegitimate Location with lots of flourish cuts, spelling this is not your card but this is
Inspired by 1998 1437
William P. Miesel, Ed Eckl, Harry Hirschvogel Oil & Water Dice
  • Flim-Flam (by Bob Farmer)
bet with three white and three green dice that must be arranged in certain way with a minimum of moves
Also published here
  • Precurso issue LXIX
Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Karl Fulves Unification Aces "Problems"
unexpected assembly, three packets cut off and Ace shown at bottom, four cards remain and they're the Aces, posed as a problem
Variations 2000 78
William P. Miesel Unified Aces unexpected assembly, three quarters cut off and Ace shown at bottom, four cards remain and they're the Aces, three double facers
Inspired by 2000 94
William P. Miesel All By Themselves four selections lost in deck, then four Kings distributed face-up, they end up next to the selections
Inspired by
  • "Royal Command" (Peter Duffie, Abra #2576)
2000 12
Karl Fulves, William P. Miesel Cutting the Aces No. 26
2001 53
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Kellar's Wonders by Harry Kellar (written by Mike Caveney, William P. Miesel) Mar. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 3)
William P. Miesel Bill Miesel's "Red Card Prediction" prediction "you will select the only red card", faces-backs-ambiguity
2008 202
William P. Miesel My Early Memories of Eddie on Eddie Fechter
Also published here 2012 174
William P. Miesel A Clean Nudist first blank, then backs on both sides then normal deck, using two blank cards
Inspired by
  • Bill Dunn's "The Non-Nudist Nudist Deck" in "The Close-Up Magic of Ray Mertz... and Friends"
2012 195
Will Houstoun (reviewer) The Complete Digital Precursor by William P. Miesel Dec. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 12)
Tom Frame (reviewer) Fork Full of Appetizers by William P. Miesel Sep. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 9)