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Mel Stover Days of Force calendar number forceRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 313
Mel Stover Dice Stack Addenda climax for dice stacking routine, load of multiple dice and jumbo die Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 9
Theodore DeLand DeLand's Paradox Geometrical Vanish of a playing cardVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 123
Mel Stover Stover's Variations Geometrical Vanish / transformation of objects, face becomes beer mug or red pencil becomes blue pencilInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 125
Joseph Diez Gergonne From Gergonne to Gargantua Chapter intro, describes Gergonne's Pile Problem, which is basically the 21 card trick using twenty seven cardsRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 33
Mel Stover Relation to Ternary System 21 card trick with twenty seven cards, mathematical relation to ternary counting systemRelated toVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 39
Mel Stover Gargantua's Ten-pile Problem 21 card trick but done with TEN BILLION PLAYING CARDSInspired byRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 40
Mel Stover Stover's Prediction Four by four square drawn on calendar, four circles drawn (draw circle and cross out row and column each time), magician divines the sum Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 49
Mel Stover The Irrisistible Force Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 162
Mel Stover The Immovable Object ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glassesRelated toAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 172
Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monteInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Mel Stover Face-Up Monte credit informationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 97
George McLean, George Blake, Mel Stover Etcetera The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 292
Karl Fulves The Compleat Gamester proposition bets
- Birthday Bet (see p. 292 for Mel Stover comment)
- Red And Black (Martin Gardner)
- License Plate Poker
- Ace-Deuce-Jack Variations
- Black And White
- Coin Swindles
- 3-Card Poker
- Odds On Favorite (Omega Bet, card pushed in reversed and pairs dealt off)
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 9) 272
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Marnase False Cut also as slip cutRelated toVariations Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 32
Mel Stover Bill Fold The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 6) 416
Mel Stover Winnipeg False Cut one simple cutRelated toVariations Million Dollar Card Secrets 93
Mel Stover Chess Bet see also p. 782 for additional information The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 701
Stephen Minch Fortunes of a Wise Fool based on an idea by Ed Mellon, matrix forceRelated toVariations The Book of Thoth 41
Martin Gardner Hyper Card posed as problem with illustrationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1042
Karl Fulves, Kim Iles, Mel Stover, Howard Lyons Hyper Card various ideas with the HypercardRelated toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1067
Karl Fulves Notes hypercard constructed from double facer with attached back piece
- Elastrik
- Oddments
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1173
Karl Fulves Hypercard on the idea of combining Hypercard with Moebius stripRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 28) 108
Mel Stover The Immovable Object ice in glass is moved to other glasses several times, while performer's back is turned, he then eliminates all empty glassesAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 62
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square, see also Mel Stover's "Days Of Force" in Phoenix #77 and "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340Inspired byRelated toVariations The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
Tom Craven, Mel Stover, Raymond Hafler, H. R. Benfer, Roysce Smith, Gerald Byrne, C. R. Tracy, John Cornelius, Paul Swinford Letters Interlocutor (Issue 46) 182
Mel Stover, Howard Lyons, Karl Fulves The Fifth Dimension No. 80, hyper card routineRelated to Self-Working Table Magic 100
Mel Stover, Neil See The One, Two, Three Winnipeg Cut Inspired by The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 35
Philip T. Goldstein, Walter B. Gibson, Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic squareInspired byRelated to shuffled lecture 4
Stephen Tucker Ringo-Bingo Stover's Days of Force with bingo cardsInspired byVariations Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 19
Thomas Alan Waters Matrix Number Force with cardsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 223
Thomas Alan Waters Quintasense some tarot cards are selected via the matrix force, reading, written on paper matches the selected cardsInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 279
Philip T. Goldstein Rethink Stover's Days of Force with bingo cardsInspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 24) 468
Thomas Alan Waters Threesum triple prediction on selected playing cards, with Bingo chart (Stover's "irrisistible Force")Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mynd) 557
Mel Stover Non-Transitivity with a Magic Slant Epoptica (Issue 6) 391
Mel Stover Calender Force Psychomancy 52
Philip T. Goldstein Force Majeur matrix force for any number, approach to Mel Stover's "Irresistible Force"Inspired by Doth 9
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Illusory Reflex by Mel Stover Epoptica (Issue 11) 534
Bob Hummer, Stewart James, Mel Stover, Karl Fulves Immovable Object No. 78, six numbered glasses, coin moved from glass to glass Self-Working Coin Magic 107
Tom Craven Armchair Golfer Mel Stover's Vanishing Pencil (version of the Magic Egg Puzzle), pencil on paper changes places with pencil on initialed paper The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 44) 787
Mel Stover Now Hear This verbal puzzles Rigmarole (Issue 1) 3
Mel Stover A Casbah Cavort spelling location with small packet and story presentation Rigmarole (Issue 1) 3
Karl Fulves Introduction on alternative medicine, superstition, ufos, David Blaine, David Copperfield, Mel Stover's passing, Morey Bernstein's passingRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 10) 294
Mel Stover Stover's Game No. 90, eight cards in circle, glass moved around and cards are eliminated, final card predictedRelated to New Self-Working Card Tricks 135
Mel Stover left to right reading principle Tricks 69
Wesley James The Tabled Winnipeg Cut Inspired by Enchantments 294
Robert E. Neale The Card Presenting the Hyper CardInspired byRelated to This Is Not a Book 229
Mel Stover Calendar Prediction Mel Stover's "Days of Force" with calendarRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 20) 312
Doug Canning Tile Force Variation on the matrix force. Number force with gridInspired byVariations
  • Mathematical Recreations by Maurice Kraitchik, 1942.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 116