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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 The Jinx (Issue 124) 719
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Push Through Failure face up cards shuffled in face down cards, open push-through, selection is reversed in other half, three versions, see p. 773 for corrections
Variations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 766
Edward Marlo Simple Shift
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 58
Francis Haxton The One Between two unknown selected cards are pushed back reversed in the deck, one card is found between , that matches in value and suit with other cards, composite card
Related to 1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 203
Harry Lorayne Out of this Universe some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effect
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1962 Close-up Card Magic 80
Amazing James Randi, Shigeo Futagawa Numeral-oh-gee using number cards
Related toVariations June 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 6) 205
Karl Fulves Stopped Twice two prediction cards placed in deck during dealing by spectator end up next to their mates, "Gemini Twins"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 Impromptu Opener 2
Bob Hummer Hummer's Poker Chip Baffle six poker chips with numbers on each side, spectator can turn them while performer's back is turned and then cover three chips, performer names numbers covered, for credit information see 2022 Bob Farmer reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 4
Shigeo Futagawa Stunumbers No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" reference
Related toVariations 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 27
Jerry Sadowitz Tears in Rain using Pre-determined Estimation
Variations 1989 Cards on the Table 88
Brother John Hamman Sealed-Room Mystery thought-of card into sealed envelope, thought of with strange procedure ("opposite suit and opposite sex...")
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 61
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brothers three selections are placed face-up in deck, face to face with mates
VariationsAlso published here 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 39
David Solomon Steinmeyer's Nine Card Problem with Seven Cards
Inspired by
  • "Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)
Related to
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, New Invocation #43, Feb. 1988)
1997 Solomon's Mind 19
Pit Hartling Triple Countdown three cards at three numbers, smith's myth
Related toVariations 2003 Card Fictions 68
Simon Aronson, Ramón Riobóo The Three Hours three cards are divined
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 2004 Mnemonica 65
Juan Tamariz Mnabacus (Jack London) total of three three-digit numbers is predicted, cards selected from deck to build numbers
Inspired by
  • Jack London's "Almost Real Prediction" 1973.
Related to
2004 Mnemonica 265
Denis Behr A Trick for Allen Kennedy clean two-phase center deal demo, double facers, see also page 46
Related to 2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 27
Michał Kociołek About the author
2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 4
Michał Kociołek You Know Better from a shuffled deck, three spectators find the mates of their cards, apparently by intuition, "Gemini Twins" with three cards
Inspired byAlso published here 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 6
Michał Kociołek Off-Centers four Aces face up, pseudo center deal
2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 10
Michał Kociołek Du-et two selections at two numbers, Smith's Myth, duplicate
Inspired by 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 17
Michał Kociołek Bold Collection selections appear one by one between four Kings, Smith's Myth
Inspired by 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 24
Michał Kociołek Plan B two selections travel from packet to packets held by spectators, third selection is reversed
2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 31
Michał Kociołek In Between thought of card appears sandwiched between two lost selections that were used to create that composite card (suit/value), faro
Related to 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 37
Michał Kociołek In Oil, Under Water 4&4, two phases
2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 42
Michał Kociołek Colors "Miraskill" as a game, with prediction
Inspired by 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 49
Michał Kociołek, Edward Marlo MK Simple Shift Variation a technical variation of Edward Marlo's "Simple Shift"
Inspired by 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 54
Michał Kociołek Bibliography
2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 59
Karl Fulves Trap Shoot deck cut, value of top and suit of bottom card used to make up composite card, that is caught with other two cards
Inspired byRelated to 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 694
Michael Weber Ha, No Jonah multiple phases, "Reverse Jonah" approach
Related toAlso published here 2013 Ha, No Jonah 4
Michał Kociołek Mike Card Deal on extra sheet, idea with reverse Jonah card
Related toAlso published here 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 402
Michał Kociołek Double Duke four cards chosen, performer deals out hands with spectators's cards going in one hand and in his own hand each card is one value higher than the selections, Stebbins type stack with progressions of four
Mar. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 3) 57
Michał Kociołek Out of This Solar System spectator shuffles the deck, deals it into two piles, shuffles again, the deck is separated into red and black cards
Inspired by 2017 Michał Kociołek Live! 6
Michał Kociołek Double Target "Hofzinser Ace Problem" meets Marlo's "Push Through Failure"
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Nov. 2013
2017 Michał Kociołek Live! 11
Michał Kociołek Middle pseudo center deal, double-facer
Related to 2017 Michał Kociołek Live! 15
Michał Kociołek You Know Better from a shuffled deck, three spectators find the mates of their cards, apparently by intuition, "Gemini Twins" with three cards, additional handling for five cards (Royal Flush)
Inspired by
  • "Four-Sided Gemini" (John Bannon, Destination Zero, 2015)
Also published here
2017 Michał Kociołek Live! 19
Harapan Ong, Michał Kociołek Michalevator with seven cards, transposition climax
Related to
  • "Low Riser" (Cameron Francis, Let's Get Small, 2012 ebook)
2018 Principia 45
Michał Kociołek The Naturals Aces given to spectator and Jacks held by performer, Jacks turn over one by one as spectator turns up an Ace, last two cards transpose
Feb. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 2) 48
Michał Kociołek Introduction
2019 Plots & Methods 6
Michał Kociołek All In Joker sandwiches selection with faro shuffle, selection procedure is quite fair
2019 Plots & Methods 9
Michał Kociołek Lucky You Chosen card found at position established by sum of randomly chosen numbers written on pieces of paper, based on mathematical principle
Inspired byRelated to 2019 Plots & Methods 18
Michał Kociołek R.M. Thought of card from packet of twelve vanishes, appears in sealed envelope, uses a number force
Inspired by 2019 Plots & Methods 24
Michał Kociołek Three + One Spelling and coincidence trick, spell with small packet, end with four of a kind production
Inspired by 2019 Plots & Methods 31
Michał Kociołek Polish Poker Stacking Pseudo riffle stacking routine, uses Polish Poker deck, marketed by Card-Shark, stack any thought-of poker hand
2019 Plots & Methods 39
Michał Kociołek Mike Card Deal
Also published here 2019 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier Addendum 2
Bob Farmer, Michał Kociołek Taking the Edge spectator removes one of several poker hands printed on a sheet of paper that correspond to movies, hand and movie divined
Also published here 2019 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier Addendum 38
Michael Powers Push Through Success push-through failure meets Hofzinser Ace Problem
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 54
Bob Farmer, Michał Kociołek Taking the Edge spectator removes one of several poker hands printed on a sheet of paper that correspond to movies, hand and movie divined
Also published here July 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 7) 76
Brad Henderson (reviewer) Polish Poker by Michał Kociołek Aug. 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 8) 95
David Britland (reviewer) Plots & Methods by Michał Kociołek June 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 6) 81
Michał Kociołek Introduction
2021 More Plots & Methods 6
Michał Kociołek Synch performer and spectator each have half the deck, shuffle it and cut it into four piles, both remember a card from one pile and assemble the packets, the halves are exchanged and dealt, both stop at each others cards
Inspired by 2021 More Plots & Methods 8
Michał Kociołek Mr. Liar card chosen from a five-card packet is lost and found, pre-determined estimation
2021 More Plots & Methods 15
Michał Kociołek 3H three spectators think of cards at a agreed-upon number in the deck, they are found, no-no's fishing
  • Twelve-card problem
Inspired by 2021 More Plots & Methods 25
Michał Kociołek The Dreamer spectator cuts anywhere, takes five cards and thinks of the highest one, all five are divined
  • This is the (one) way (one-way version)
2021 More Plots & Methods 34
Michał Kociołek Esoteric four cards chosen from a Tarot deck are divined, credit information
Related to 2021 More Plots & Methods 41
Michał Kociołek Match Up two sets of Ace-through-Five, Do As I Do type matching with performer and spectator
Related to Mar. 2022 The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 3) 98
Bob Farmer Inspired By Hummer list of effects using the Hummer Addition/Subtraction Principle
  • The Total Is! 1976 (The Magic of Gerald Kosky)
  • The New Math Miracle 1978 (Larry Becker, World of Super Mentalism)
  • Numeral-oh-gee 1979 (Amazing Randi, Apocalypse)
  • Stunumbers 1983 (Shigeo Futagawa, Self-Working Number Magic)
  • Stargazer 1986 (David Britland, Psychomancy)
  • Prediction 1991 (Shigeo Futagawa)
  • A Sense Of Freedom 1992 (Peter Duffie, Ulterior Motifs)
  • Numb...bers 1994 (Peter Duffie, Cards In Principle)
  • Bird Watcher 1997 (Tenyo)
  • Card Conspiracy 2003 (Peter Duffie, Robert Robertson)
  • Speed Dating 2011 (Michael Weber, Tim Trono)
  • Real Secrets Jelly Bean Estimator 2012 (Michael Weber, Tim Trono)
  • Lotto Envelopes 2012 (Michał Kociołek)
  • Papa’s Theatre 2013 (Gaëtan Bloom, Full Bloom Volume One)
  • Doubling Down 2015 (Steve Beam, Semi-Auotomatic Card Tricks Vol. 9)
  • Card At Any Sum 2017 (Ryan Schlutz, False Anchors)
  • Lucky You 2019 (Michał Kociołek, Plots & Methods)
  • Flat Dice 2019 (Michael Breggar)
  • RNG 2020 (Ryan Schlutz, False Anchors Volume Four)
2022 Hummer's Odyssey 44
Michał Kociołek Synergic one selected card by performer and one by spectator, performer finds spectator's card and vice versa, no faces looked at by performer other than his selection
  • with slight variation by Scott Baird
Inspired by
  • "Kismet" (The Classic Magic of Michael Vincent, DVD, 2009)
Jan. 2023 The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 1) 592