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Peter Winkler Rolf Andra einmal ohne Karten
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 38 No. 4)
Peter Winkler Der rote Punkt jumbo blank cards one with big red dot, same structure as "The Only Three Card Trick in the World"
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Peter Winkler, Paul Diamond Psychodrama jumbo cards with arrows, arrows change color and number appears as comical climax
Magische Blätter (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Martin Gardner Gardner's Gambit row of cards, taking cards from either end alternately with spectator, whose cards add up higher wins, forced outcome, parity
  • Final Game (Royal Flush ending)
Inspired by
  • coin item in "Mathematical Puzzles" (Peter Winkler)
Related toVariations
Prolix (Issue 2)
Bob Farmer, Peter Winkler Winkler Poker chapter intro, Position Parity Principle
Related to 2015 313
Nicholas Sinamon Scrabble Sum scrabble pieces used by spectator to form a word, their value is added and that page number in dictionary reveals the word
Inspired by
  • "Position Parity Principle" (Peter Winkler, Mathematical Puzzles, 2004)
Dec. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 12)
Bob Farmer Pharaohs & Magicians corrections
Related to 2019 2
Martin Gardner Can't Loose Change game with coin row that can be predicted
Inspired by
  • opening problem in Peter Winkler's Mathematical Puzzles, 2004
Also published here
  • MAGIC, June 2007
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