chapter i  trailing the dovetail shuffle to its lair \n "(with sidelights on one or two other shuffles)"
interlocking chain principle with up to three riffle shuffles \n charles t. jordan \n the humming speller \n martin joyal
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Chapter I  Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair

Variations

1919/1920

Thirty Card Mysteries

7



hohum humdinger \n setup, application \n jon racherbaumer \n a location \n karl fulves \n the humming speller \n martin joyal
1972
kabbala — volume 2
Jon Racherbaumer

HoHum Humdinger

Inspired byVariations

1972

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 4)

30



mind scam \n two thirds of the deck are shown, performer memorizes the cards and names cards in the third packet \n burton s. sperber \n the lazy mentalist returns \n martin joyal
1979
magick
Burton S. Sperber

Mind Scam

Related to

1979

Magick
(Issue 231)

231



psistebbins \n shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards \n larry becker \n dynamation \n larry becker \n the lazy mentalist returns \n martin joyal \n club kicker \n larry becker \n ross johnson \n cabaret card divination \n billy mccomb \n ken de courcy \n future card thought \n steve "banachek" shaw
1979
the best of larry becker's world of super mentalism book ii
Larry Becker

PSIStebbins

Inspired byRelated toVariations

1979

The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II

7



the rendezvous force \n mathematical force, penelope's principle with klondike instead of faro shuffle \n dai vernon \n alex elmsley \n pact man \n karl fulves \n the rendezvous force \n dai vernon \n alex elmsley \n your lucky day! \n martin joyal
1988
the vernon chronicles — volume 2
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley

The Rendezvous Force

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1988

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2

119



why am i here? \n card found by counting down three times to apparently random values \n dai vernon \n devious \n karl fulves \n dai vernon \n "counter cards" (bill simon, mathematical magic, 1964, p. 174) \n "strike three and out!" (bob longe, the invisible deck, 1948, p. 9) \n strike three and out variation \n john r. boyko \n follow down \n unknown \n "this is why i am here" \n gary plants \n a card is found \n dai vernon \n impossible countdown \n larry jennings \n strike three and out! \n bob longe \n the real difference \n tony bartolotta \n scratch it \n martin joyal
1988
the vernon chronicles — volume 2
Dai Vernon

Why am I Here?

Related to "Counter Cards" (Bill Simon, Mathematical Magic, 1964, p. 174)
 "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
 Strike Three and Out Variation (John R. Boyko, 1950)
 Follow Down (Unknown, 1992)
 Impossible Countdown (Larry Jennings, 1977)
 Strike Three and Out! (Bob Longe, 1997)
 The Real Difference (Tony Bartolotta, 2003)
VariationsAlso published here

1988

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2

122



club kicker \n shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, with jumbo card kicker \n larry becker \n ross johnson \n psistebbins \n larry becker \n the lazy mentalist returns \n martin joyal
1992
stunners!
Larry Becker, Ross Johnson

Club Kicker

Inspired byVariations

1992

Stunners!

285



strike three and out! \n card found by counting down two times to apparently random values, reprinted from "the invisible deck" \n bob longe \n why am i here? \n dai vernon \n the invisible deck, bob longe, 1948 \n informant \n karl fulves \n scratch it \n martin joyal
1997
the fine print
Bob Longe

Strike Three and Out!

Related toVariationsAlso published here The Invisible Deck, Bob Longe, 1948

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 5)

106



introduction \n \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Introduction

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

ii



differences between a stack, a system and a memorized stack \n \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Differences Between a Stack, a System and a Memorized Stack

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

1



an overview of complete deck stacks \n  new deck stacks
 ordered values stacks
 ordered suit stacks
 grouped value stacks
 grouped suit stacks
 pair stacks
 divided stacks
 the redblack divided stack
 the mixed suit divided stack
 the highlow divided stack
 the curlnocurl divided stack
 the oddeven divided stack
 the oddeven divided stack with mixed colors
 the oddeven divided stack with mixed suits
 the oneeyed and twoeyed divided stack
 redblack stacks
 pointer stacks
 reflected stacks
 matched setups
 onetwofoureight stacks
 forcing stacks
 cardforcing stacks
 numberforcing stacks
 wordforcing stacks
 stacks used for revelations
 counting and spelling stacks
 storytelling stacks
 gambling demonstration stacks
 solitaire stacks
 other stacks
 summary \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

5



an overview of card systems \n  system categories
 sequential system characteristics
 ordered system characteristics
 overview of systems
 the new deck system
 the grouped value system
 the si stebbins system
 the eight kings system
 the stanyon system
 the joseph system
 the esscee prearranged pack
 the harding system
 jack's pack
 the cornelius system
 the osterlind system
 the boudreau systems
 the no memory card stack
 the lusthaus system
 the memorydeck
 the reymond system
 the wild system
 richard's stack \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

An Overview of Card Systems

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

27



an overview of memorized stacks \n  memorized stack characteristics
 overview of memorized stacks
 the nikola stack
 the ireland stack
 the mccaffrey stack
 the steele stack
 the marlo stack
 the skinner stacks
 the aronson stack
 the aldrich stach
 the rix stack
 summary \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

An Overview of Memorized Stacks

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

49



looking at the stack \n on memorizing decks
 replacing mnemonics with rules
 the difference between a system and a memorized deck
 memorization methods
 popular memorized stacks
 an easy stack to memorize
 learning with mnemonics
 learning using rules
 order of suits
 card numbering
 learning steps: twelve hours to miracles
 practical exercises
 the rule of rules: master and do not forget
 a last piece of advice \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Looking at the Stack

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

59



memorizing the stack in chased order \n \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Memorizing the Stack in CHaSeD Order

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

71



memorizing the stack in shocked order \n \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Memorizing the Stack in SHoCkeD Order

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

105



customizing the stack \n  the first card
 the order of court cards
 using key cards
 further modifications \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Customizing the Stack

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

139



mesmerizing with the stack \n  deception, more deception and nothing but deception
 magic deception!
 surprising deception!
 emotional deception!
 wellchosen deception! \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Mesmerizing with the Stack

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

143



the lazy mentalist returns \n divination of bunch of cards, deck shuffled by three spectators \n martin joyal \n psistebbins \n larry becker \n mind scam \n burton s. sperber \n club kicker \n larry becker \n ross johnson
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

The Lazy Mentalist Returns

Inspired byRelated to

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

147



the poupart trick \n deck shuffled by three spectators, pile of card is divined \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

The Poupart Trick

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

152



patton pending \n number of cut off packet used to remember card at position \n martin joyal \n temple c. patton's "twentieth century mind reading" in "card tricks anyone can do" 1968. \n pattonology \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Patton Pending

Inspired by Temple C. Patton's "Twentieth Century Mind Reading" in "Card Tricks Anyone Can Do" 1968.
Related to

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

156



pattonology \n finding card by spelling answers to questions \n martin joyal \n patton pending \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Pattonology

Related to

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

161



the humming speller \n selection is divined and spelled to \n martin joyal \n chapter i  trailing the dovetail shuffle to its lair \n charles t. jordan \n hohum humdinger \n jon racherbaumer
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

The Humming Speller

Inspired by

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

166



your lucky day! \n single card prediction, bingo presentation, spectator stops twice, number used to count in other packet \n martin joyal \n the rendezvous force \n dai vernon \n alex elmsley
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Your Lucky Day!

Inspired by

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

171



scratch it \n dealing cards until stopped, value of bottom card used to count again, one card predicted \n martin joyal \n why am i here? \n dai vernon \n strike three and out! \n bob longe
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Scratch It

Inspired by

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

175



red, white, and blue \n with three decks, one deck with number cards \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Red, White, and Blue

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

180



appendix a: the making of the stack \n  the goal
 three simple series
 the prime numbers
 the order of suits
 the grid
the middle and the end
 the tens take fives
 aces by the dozen
 the lucky sevens and the nines
 a few spot cards
 changing the order of the suits
 the court cards
 the last fourteen cards
 the result \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Appendix A: The Making of the Stack

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

193



appendix b: the shufflemeter \n  a new deck
 is your deck shuffled?
 a wellshuffled deck
 the shufflemeter
 the spreads
 the permutations
 the distributions
 the groups
 the breaks
 the shuffle index
 sequence comparison \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Appendix B: The ShuffleMeter

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

205



bibliography \n \n martin joyal
1997
the sixhour memorized deck
Martin Joyal

Bibliography

1997

The SixHour Memorized Deck

217


